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30738
ANDREWS, Phillip & ENGEL, Leonard (editors)
NAVY YEARBOOK
$20.00 AUD

Duell, Sloan and Pearce. New York. 1944. 1st Ed. (VIII), 376 PP with 435 photos between pages 25 and 192) and 42 pages of advertising material in the data section (between pages 193 and 365). Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket rubbed and worn. Near fine. Oblong: 23.5 x 31.

In words and photographs: a vivid, memorable picture of the navies of the world in 1944. Pages 1-24: Naval chronology WWII. Pages 25-104: 167 b/w photographs of the US Navy... Pages 193-365: Data section. Pages 366-376: Index.

14701
AUSTIN, K. A. (editor)
MATTHEW FLINDERS - On the Victorian Coast April-May 1802
$20.00 AUD

Cypress Book. Melbourne. 1974. 1st Ed. 64 PP with b/w illust. (charts, coastal views, paintings & photos). Fp: Flinders as a boy. FEP: Aerial view of the Shire of Flinders. REP: Surveyors at work. Pictorial stiff cover. Very good. 23.8 x 18.3. 0909807132

30555
BALLARD, Robert & ARCHBOLD, Rick
GHOST LINERS, Exploring the World's Greatest Lost Ships
$10.00 AUD

Allen & Unwin. Sydney. 1998. 1st Australian Ed., paintings by Ken Marschall. 64 PP with b/w and colour illust. throughout. Half title page: Alvin explores the severed bow section of the Titanic. Title page: Delta illuminates the anchor of Lusitania. Eps: Titanic leaving Southampton. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Fine. 28.5 x 22.2. 186448831X

Titanic - Empresss of Ireland - Lusitania - Britannic ...

31575
BARKER, Felix, ROSS-MACDONALD, Malcolm & CASTLEREAGH, Duncan
THE GLORIOUS AGE OF EXPLORATION
$15.00 AUD

Doubleday. New York. 1973. 1st US edition of the 1971 UK original, in the Encyclopedia of Discovery and Exploration. 488 PP with b/w and colour illust. Hard cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Few foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 26.5 x 19.5. 038504352X

From the first explorations by Egyptians and Phoenicians to the voyage of Magellan.

17510
BARROW, Sir John
THE MUTINY OF THE BOUNTY
$20.00 AUD

David R. Godine. Boston. 1980. 1st US edition, with an introduction and notes by Gavin Kennedy. 208 PP with 72 b/w illust., plus 8 pages with 9 colour plates. Title page: Facsimile of 1831 original. Fp: Portrait of William Bligh, by J. Smart. Decorated endpapers. Hard cover, dj. Covers have some speckling around edges and dust jacket has shelf wear and is in a protective sleeve. Contents are near fine. 25.5 x 16.8. 0879233435

74478
BARROW, Sir John
THE MUTINY OF THE BOUNTY
$30.00 AUD

David R. Godine. Boston. 1980. 1st US edition, with an introduction and notes by Gavin Kennedy. 208 PP with 72 b/w illust., plus 8 pages with 9 colour plates. Title page: Facsimile of 1831 original. Fp: Portrait of William Bligh, by J. Smart. Decorated endpapers. Hard cover, dj. A fine copy. 25.5 x 16.8. 0879233435

31697
BLACK, Jeremy
MAPS AND HISTORY - Constructing Images of the Past
$20.00 AUD

Yale University Press. New Haven, USA. 1997. 1st Ed. IX, 267 PP with 51 b/w and colour illust. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 25.3 x 17.7. 0300069766

Role, development, and nature of historical atlases. Their impact on the presentation of the past...

31347
BOWEN, John (editor)
MODEL SHIPWRIGHT - A Quarterly Journal of Ships and Ship Models - Number 23
$15.00 AUD

Conway. London. 1978. Issue No. 23, March 1978. 72 PP with b/w illust. Inside front cover: The trawler Atlantik II. Pictorial soft cover. Rubbed patch on front cover, o/wise very good. 24 x 18.5. 085177122X

Contents include: Shallow Draught Motor Mail Boat Manatee, 74 Gun Ship of the Line, Two Firth of Forth Fishing Vessels, ...

14659
BRITTS, M.G.
THE COMMANDANTS, The Tyrants who ruled Norfolk Island
$10.00 AUD

Rigby. Adelaide. 1980. 1st Ed. 180 PP, plus 16 pages with 17 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Occasional foxing. Bookplate of previous owners on FFEP, o/wise very good. 22.2 x 14.2. 0727013963

16951
BROCK, Rear Admiral P.W. & GREENHILL, Basil
STEAM AND SAIL: IN BRITAIN AND NORTH AMERICA
$10.00 AUD

David & Charles. Newton Abbot. 1973. 1st Ed. 112 PP with 80 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. A little light foxing, o/wise near fine. 24.5 x 19.5. 0715359673

Eighty photographs, mainly from the National Maritime Museum, depicting British & North American naval, merchant & special purpose vessels of the period of transition from sail to steam.

31125
BROXAM, Graeme & NASH, Michael
TASMANIAN SHIPWRECKS - Volume 1 1797-1899
$75.00 AUD

Navarine Publishing. Canberra. 1998. 1st Ed., No. 51 in the Roebuck series. Foreword by The Hon. John White. XVI, 342 PP with 7 maps and 87 b/w illust. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine (as new condition). 25.8 x 17.2. 0958656150

22798
BURT, R. A.
BRITISH DESTROYERS IN WORLD WAR ONE
$10.00 AUD

Arms and Armour Press. London. 1986. 1st Ed., No. 7 in the Warships Illustrated series. 64 PP with 121 b/w photos. Title spread: Kempenfelt, Mounsey and Rob Roy, about 1917. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 24.6 x 18.4. 0853687536

22731
CARR, Frank G.G.
THE CUTTY SARK AND THE DAYS OF SAIL
$10.00 AUD

Pitkin Pictorials. London. c.1957. 1st edition of 10,000 copies. Foreword by the Earl Stanhope. 25 PP with 36 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft covers. Fine. Small format: 20.7 x 13.7.

31856
CHANT, Christopher (compiler)
An Illustrated Data Guide to BATTLESHIPS OF WORLD WAR II
$10.00 AUD

Tiger Books. London. 1997. 1st Ed. 77 PP with 6 colour illust. by the author, and 3 colour & 22 b/w photos. Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. 22 x 12. 1855018578

30540
CHESNEAU, Roger
AIRCRAFT CARRIERS OF THE WORLD, 1914 TO THE PRESENT. An Illustrated Encyclopedia
$25.00 AUD

Arms and Armour Press. London. 1984. 1st Ed. 288 PP with over 400 photos and line drawings. Half title page: Pegasus launching a Beardmore W.B. III. Title spread: Hermes returning from her duties in the South Atlantic, 19 October 1982. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing, o/wise near fine. 25.4 x 25. 085368636X

15728
COLWELL, Max
THE VOYAGES OF MATTHEW FLINDERS
$20.00 AUD

Hamlyn. Sydney. 1970. 1st Ed. 151 PP, profusely illustrated in b/w and colour. Half title page: Matthew Flinders' statue outside St Paul's Cathedral, Melbourne. Fp: Portrait of Matthew Flinders. FEP: Planisphere. REP: Views of Hobart. Hard cover, dj. Foxing spots on top outside edge. Near fine. 29.5 x 21.7. 0600359492

31118
CORNELL, Jimmy
WORLD CRUISING SURVEY
$30.00 AUD

International Marine Publishing. Camden, Maine. 1989. 1st US edition with a foreword by George Day. XII, 260 PP with 2 maps, 20 tables and 33 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 25.2 x 17.5. 9780877422501

The offshore cruising yachts, the gear, electronic equipment... Life afloat... How much of a macho world (women and cruising).

30717
D'ANCONA, Jacob
THE CITY OF LIGHT
$10.00 AUD

Little, Brown and Co. London. 1997. 1st Ed., translated and edited by David Selbourne. VIII, 392 PP with 69 b/w illust. Eps: Map showing the travels of Jacob d'Ancona 1270-73, between Ancona, Italy and Zaitun, China. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 25.4 x 19.2. 0316639680

Before Marco Polo, a Jewish-Italian merchant embarked on a perilous voyage to the East and the Chinese metropolis of Zaitun or the City of Light.

30197
DE BOOY, A. (editor)
DE DERDE REIS VAN DE V.O.C. NAAR OOST-INDIË onder het beleid van Admiraal Paulus Van Caerden uitgezeild in 1606 (in 2 volumes)
$45.00 AUD

Martinus Nijhoff. The Hague. 1968 & 1970. 1st Ed. Volumes LXX & LXXI in De Linschoten-Vereeniging series. Volume I: XIX, 213 PP with 1 map and 1 figure, plus 17 b/w plates and 1 folded map (voyage from Holland to Ternate) at back. Fp: The Island of Ternate. Volume II: XVI, 274, (1 errata) PP, plus 13 b/w plates and 2 folded map at back. Fp: Armed merchant ship, early 17th century. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine. Dutch text. Fine. 25 x 16.5.

The 3rd voyage of V.O.C. ships to the East Indies.

15800
de BROSSES, Charles
HISTOIRE DES NAVIGATIONS AUX TERRES AUSTRALES (In Two Volumes)
$75.00 AUD

N. Israel. Amsterdam. 1967. Bibliotheca Australiana No. 1. Facsimile reprint of 1756 original. Volume 1: (4), XIV, 464 PP, 4 errata & 4 folded charts. Volume 2: (4), 514 PP, 2 errata & 3 folded maps. Simile vellum with gilt title on blue vignette (front cover & spine). Fine. French text. 26 x 21.

History of the navigations towards the Southern Lands. Early history & discoveries in the South Seas. Sold as a set.

30196
DE GRAAF, H. J. (editor)
DE EXPEDITIE VAN ANTHONIO HURDT RAAD VAN INDIË, als Admiraal en Superintendent naar de Binnenlanden van Java, Sept.-Dec. 1678 volgens het Journaal van Johan Jurgen Briel, secretaris
$25.00 AUD

Martinus Nijhoff. The Hague. 1971. 1st Ed., Volume LXXII in De Linschoten-Vereeniging series. XVII, 288 PP, plus 1 plan and 2 folded plates at back. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine. Dutch text. Fine. 25 x 16.5. 9024711177

The expedition of Anthonio Hurdt in 1678 in the interior of Java Island.

30755
DE KAY, James Tertius
THE BATTLE OF STONINGTON - Torpedoes, Submarines, and Rockets in the War of 1812
$15.00 AUD

Naval Institute Press. Annapolis. 1990. 1st printing. XI, (5), 216, (6) PP with 4 maps and 15 b/w illust. Fp: The Battle of Stonington from an English commemorative water jug. Cloth cover, dj. Light foxing, o/wise fine. 23.2 x 15.5. 0870212796

August 1814: attempt by the British to destroy the seaport of Stonington, Connecticut.

30856
DE MADARIAGA, Salvador
CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS, Being the Life of the Very Magnificent Lord Don Cristobal Colon
$15.00 AUD

Hollis & Carter. London. 1949. New edition of the 1939 original. XI, 498 PP, plus 2 folded maps and 3 folded plates with coastal views. Fp: The oldest known portrait of the Very Magnificent Lord Don Cristobal Colon. Cloth cover, device (caravel) on front cover, spine sunned and lightly frayed. Some foxing. Near fine. 22 x 14.5.

17511
DENING, Greg
MR. BLIGH'S BAD LANGUAGE, Passion, Power and Theatre on the Bounty
$10.00 AUD

Cambridge University Press. London. 1992. 1st Ed. XII, 445 PP with 21 figures & 6 tables in text. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing. Fine. 23.5 x 15.5. 0521383706

A new interpretation of the mutiny in the context of its historical and cultural representations. (analysis of naval life, cultural exploration,...).

31062
DESMOND, Kevin
THE GUINNESS BOOK OF MOTORBOATING - Facts and Feats, & origins & development of Motor Craft
$25.00 AUD

Guinness Superlatives Limited. London. 1979. 1st Ed. 257 PP with hundreds of b/w and 33 colour illust. Hard cover, dj. (price clipped). Near fine. 24.2 x 18. 0900424869

Since the first steam boats pioneered in France in 1774.

19373
DIXON, Douglas
THE KING'S SAILING MASTER - The authorized story of the life of Major Sir Philip Hunloke, G.C.V.O., Legion d'Honneur, etc. and of the House of Yvery, the Family of Hunloke in Derbyshire, together with a History of Yachting
$50.00 AUD

George G. Harrap. London. 1948. 1st Ed. 320 PP with 8 illustrations and diagrams, plus 36 pages with 57 b/w illustrations and 4 pages with 76 flags in colour. Fp: Sir Philip Hunloke. FEP: Map of the Thames estuary. REP: Map of the Solent waters. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, no dust jacket. A near fine copy. Scarce. 25.4 x 16.

Sir Hunloke, was for many years the King's Sailing Master. His history of yachting starts in the days of Charles II, and ends with the founding of the Royal Ocean Racing Club.

30597
DULLES, Foster Rhea
EASTWARD HO!, The First English Adventurers to the Orient - Richard Chancellor - Anthony Jenkinson - James Lancaster - William Adams - Sir Thomas Roe
$20.00 AUD

The Bodley Head Limited. London. 1931. 1st Ed. XIV, 199 PP, plus 2 folded maps and 18 b/w plates (1 on double page). Fp: Czar Ivan Vassilivitch. Hard cover (lightly rubbed on hinges). Near fine. 22.4 x 14.5.

19346
DUNN, Laurence
MERCHANT SHIPS OF THE WORLD, 1910-1929 (in Colour)
$15.00 AUD

Blandford. London. 1973. 1st Ed. 215 PP with 4 pages of sketches and 96 colour plates by the author. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Near fine. 19.8 x 13.8. 0713705698

Pictorial survey of the merchant ship, ocean liner, tramp steamer, freighter, tanker ...

31721
DUNN, Laurence
SHIPS OF SOUTHAMPTON, and the Solent
$15.00 AUD

Adlard Coles. Southampton. 1964. 5th completely revised edition. 36 PP (including covers) with 66 b/w photos. Pictorial card covers. Inside covers with 40 funnel (in colours). Near fine. 18.5 x 12.

31352
ENGLISH, Adrian & WATTS, Anthony
BATTLE FOR THE FALKLANDS (2) - Naval Forces
$10.00 AUD

Osprey. London. 1982. 1st Ed., No. 134 in the Men-at-Arms series. 40 PP with 1 map, 43 b/w photos, plus 8 pages with 17 colour plates. Pictorial soft covers. Fine. 24.7 x 18.3. 0850454921

30779
EVERETT, Marshall
STORY OF THE WRECK OF THE TITANIC
$20.00 AUD

Conway. London. 1998. Reprint of the 1912 original, in the Conway Classics series. 320 PP with 30 drawings, plus 32 pages with 35 b/w illust. Fp: Capt. E.J. Smith, the Commander of the Titanic, who went down with his ship. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 20.4 x 14.5. 0851777686

31978
FENTON, Roy & CLARKSON, John
SHIPS IN FOCUS RECORD 8
$15.00 AUD

Ships in Focus Publications. London. 1999. Issue Number 8. 72 PP ( P. 193 to 264), with 7 drawings and 115 b/w photos. Pict. card cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21. 1901703029

Omega, the last of her race. Post-war South African coasters...

31069
FISHER, Bob
GREAT YACHT RACES
$15.00 AUD

David Bateman. Auckland. 1984. 1st Ed., with an introduction by Peter Blake. 256 PP with few figures (plans and maps) and over 250 photos mostly in colour. Title spread: Hitchhiker at the 1983 Admiral's Cup. Eps: The Admiral's Cup, 1983. Hard cover, title in blind on front cover, dj. Near fine. Large format: 36.3 x 28.2. 0908610238

America's Cup - Fastnet and the Admiral's Cup - Sydney- Hobart Race... Round the world Races... Route du Rhum - Transat en Double.

31864
FITZPATRICK, Brian & CAHILL, Rowan J.
THE SEAMEN'S UNION OF AUSTRALIA 1872-1972 - A History
$35.00 AUD

Seamen's Union. Sydney. 1981. 1st Ed. XXII, (2), 363 PP with many b/w illust. plus folded facsimile reprint of Ordinary Apprentice's Indenture & 6 pages with drawings by Roy Dalgarno & portrait of Brian Fitzpatrick by Louis Kahan. Gilt-decorated red boards, dj. Dust jacket with small piece missing, o/wise near fine. 25 x 18. 0959871306

62062
LE FLEMING, H.M.
WARSHIPS OF WORLD WAR I, No. 1 - Battleships (British and German Battleships and Battle Cruisers)
$10.00 AUD

Ian Allan. London. 1961. Revised edition of the 1959 original, in the ABC series. 64 PP with 65 b/w photos & 4 pages with drawings recognition features. Pict. card covers with slight insect damage around front edge. Contents very good. Small format: 18 x 12.5.

From wooden walls to steel battleships (1861-1893) and dreadnoughts, naval events 1906-1918.

62063
LE FLEMING, H.M.
WARSHIPS OF WORLD WAR I, No. 3 Destroyers (British and German)
$10.00 AUD

Ian Allan. London. 1962. Reprint. 80 PP with tables, 3 pages of drawings & 67 b/w photos. Title page: H.M.S. Tempest (Admiralty 'R' Class) dropping depth charges. Pict. card cover. Very good. 18 x 12.

827 British and German destroyers of the WWI period.

22893
FOLEY, Captain John C. H.
REEF PILOTS - The History of the Queensland Coast and Torres Strait Pilot Service
$35.00 AUD

Banks Bros. & Street. Sydney. 1982. 1st Ed. XIX, 202 PP plus 64 pages of illustrations. Title page: Crest of the Torres Strait Pilots. Fp: Chart of the Torres Strait. Eps: Charts of the Queensland coasts. Hard cover, dj (a little sunned on spine). Signed by the author on the recto of the frontispiece. Loosely inserted: Invitation to the launch of the book at The Brisbane Club on 30th April, 1982. Fine. 23.2 x 15.5. 0959335803

History of the Queensland Coast & Torres Strait Pilot Service.

30276
FORSTER, Honore
BOTANY BAY FRANCAISE (in National Library of Australia News - Vol VIII, No. 2, November 1997)
$10.00 AUD

N. L. A. Canberra. 1997. Contains article pages 3 to 7 with 7 b/w and 3 colour illustrations. Illust. soft cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21.

The National Library's French holdings offer a fascinating perspective on Australia's convict past.

31567
FRIEL, Ian
THE GOOD SHIP - Ships, Shipbuilding and Technology in England 1200-1520
$20.00 AUD

British Museum Press. London. 1995. 1st Ed. 208 PP with 11 tables and 71 figures (line drawings by Lynne Friel and b/w photos). Fp: Three-masted carrack in an Italian engraving, c. 1470-80. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 25.2 x 19.4. 0714105740

14703
FROST, Alan
BOTANY BAY MIRAGES, Illusions of Australia's Convict Beginnings
$25.00 AUD

Melbourne University Press.. Melbourne. 1994. 1st Ed. X, 279 PP with tables and 25 figures. Pictorial soft cover. Foxing spots on lower part of margin of pages 140 to 146 , o/wise near fine. 21.5 x 13.8. 9780522844979

Questions some of the popular myths and misconceptions surrounding Britain's colonisation of New South Wales. From the supposedly overcrowded and unhealthy convict hulks to the rapid success of the European colonisation.

69084
FURNISS, Harry
P & O SKETCHES IN PEN AND INK
$15.00 AUD

Weidenfeld & Nicolson. London. 1987. Reprint of the original published by The Studio of Design. 204 PP with 98 sketches on full page. Cloth cover, gilt title and illustration on front cover. Covers have a few marks/speckling on spine and back edge, otherwise contents are fine. Oblong: 21.2 x 29.8. 0297791958

30230
GIBBS, Jim & WILLIAMSON, Joe
MARITIME MEMORIES OF PUGET SOUND, In Photographs and Text
$15.00 AUD

Schiffer. Atglen, Pa., USA. 1987. 1st Ed. 184 PP with 1 map, 1 chart and hundreds of b/w photos. Fp: Steamer Fortuna on Lake Washington. Title page: Tacoma, city of destiny, 1878. Pictorial soft cover (USCG Icebreaker Polar Star). Fine. 27.7 x 21.6. 0887400442

30859
GORDON, G. A. H.
BRITISH SEAPOWER AND PROCUREMENT BETWEEN THE WARS - A Reappraisal of Rearmament
$30.00 AUD

Naval Institute Press. Annapolis. 1988. 1st US Ed. IX, 321 PP with 2 organisation diagrams. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Bookplate and Ex Libris stamps (in blind) on front endpaper. Near fine. 22.4 x 14.5. 0870218948

The industrial roots of the Royal Navy: interdependence between Admiralty and the heavy armament firms.

31755
GUTTMAN, Jon
DEFIANCE AT SEA - Stories of Dramatic Naval Warfare
$15.00 AUD

Arms and Armour Press. London. 1995. 1st UK Ed. 192 PP, plus 16 pages with 32 b/w illust. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24 x 16. 1854092405

14 actions fought - from Grenville's lone Revenge at the Battle of Flores, Azores in 1591 - to the submarine San Luis of the Armada Republica Argentina, in the Falklands in 1982.

30428
HARDY, A. C.
WARSHIPS AT WORK, A Naval Notebook explaining in Text and by Profile some Functions of the Principal Warship Types of the World
$10.00 AUD

Penguin. London. 1940. 1st Ed. 144 PP with b/w illust. and ship profiles by Laurence Dunn. Pictorial soft cover (repaired). Paper ageing (war economy standard), text near margin of last page lightly damaged, o/wise good. Oblong: 10.8 x 18.

31826
HARLAND, John
SEAMANSHIP IN THE AGE OF SAIL - An Account of the Shiphandling of the Sailing Man-of-War 1600-1860, Based on Contemporary Sources
$100.00 AUD

Conway. London. 1984. 1st Ed. 320 PP with b/w illust. (paintings, photos & over 350 line drawings by Mark Myers). Fp: 2 engravings by Pierre Ozanne. Eps: French Corvette "Galatée" under sail in Brest Roads. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 30.5 x 25.2. 9780851771793

Historical development of seamanship among the major navies of the world.

31887
HECKSTALL-SMITH, B.
YACHTS & YACHTING IN CONTEMPORARY ART
$90.00 AUD

The Studio. London. 1925. Limited numbered edition. (No. 269/1000). XVI, 48 PP, plus 96 plates (79 in b/w and 24 colour illustrations tipped in). The 24 colour plates with tissue guard. Eps: Dutch Yacht, 1650. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, top edge gilt. Covers with signs of wear at hinges and corner. Front endpaper rubbed. Some foxing. Colour plate XC with creases, o/wise a very good copy. Ingleton bookplate. Scarce. 29.6 x 23.5.

31552
HENDERSON, James
SENT FORTH A DOVE - Discovery of the Duyfken
$35.00 AUD

University of Western Australia Press. Perth. 1999. 1st Ed. XIV, 218 PP with 8 sketch-maps, b/w and colour illust. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 24.8 x 17.4. 1876268247

The story of the Dutch discovery of Australia in 1606 on the Duyfken (dove), and of the Duyfken 1606 Replica Project.

30874
HENEGHAN, Chris (editor)
BATTLE OF THE ATLANTIC - 50th Anniversary (1943-1993)
$10.00 AUD

Brodie Publishing. Liverpool. 1993. 1st Ed. 107, (25) PP with a total of 50 pages of advertising material, and maps, plans, photos (b/w and colour)... Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.7 x 20.8. 1874447012

The longest conflict & The German Submarine threat, by David Brown. The convoy system, The Commanders at Western Approaches, & Escort Group Commanders, by W J R Gardner. The Mersey base, by Eric Grove...

30723
HOEHLING, A. A.
EPICS OF THE SEA
$15.00 AUD

Contemporary Books. Chicago. 1977. 1st Ed. VI, (2), 228 PP, plus 8 pages with 20 b/w illust. Hard cover, dj. (price clipped). Fine. 23.5 x 15.8 0809281295

Cruise of the Alabama - The ordeal of William Bligh - Why did they sink the Lusitania ...

31623
HOLME, Timothy
GONDOLA, GONDOLIER
$15.00 AUD

Gentry Books. London. 1971. 1st Ed. XVI, 166 PP with plans of a 19th-century gondola and 12 head pieces by Silvano Cocchetto, plus 1 map of Venice and 12 pages with 21 b/w illust. Eps: Historical Regatta off Piazza San Marco. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Near fine. 22.2 x 14. 856140015

14921
HORNELL, James
WATER TRANSPORT - Origins and Early Evolution
$30.00 AUD

David & Charles. Newton. 1970. Reprint of the 1946 original, with an introduction by Basil Greenhill. XXVI, 308 PP with 69 text figures, plus 48 pages with 45 plates containing 87 b/w photos. Hard cover with dust jacket which has a lightly sunned spine. Small neat stamp of previous owner at top of front endpaper, o/wise a fine copy. Scarce. 24.2 x 16.2. 0715348604

The development of water craft from the earliest times to the days of the sailing ship.

30815
HOUOT, Georges & WILLM, Pierre
TWO THOUSAND FATHOMS DOWN
$5.00 AUD

Hamish Hamilton & Rupert Hart-Davis. London. 1955. 1st UK Ed. 256 PP with 8 diagrams, plus 16 pages with 2/6 bw photos. Eps: Cutaway drawing of the F.N.R.S. 3. Cloth cover (marked and worn). Some foxing. Good reading copy. Image shows the endpapers. 22.2 x 14.5.

The dives of the Bathyscaphe, first independent deep-water submarine to descend deeper than William Beebe and Otis Barton.

31802
HOYT, Edwin P.
THE MUTINY ON THE GLOBE
$15.00 AUD

Random House. New York. 1975. 1st Ed. X, 203 PP. Eps: Map of the voyage of the Globe. Hard cover, gilt title on cloth spine, dj (closed tear). Near fine. 21.4 x 14.2. 0394493656

The events on board the US whaleship Globe which in 1824, led to an uprising, mutiny and establishment of a kingdom on Mili Atoll.

31773
HUNT, Susan & CARTER, Paul
TERRE NAPOLEON - Australia through French Eyes 1800-1804
$25.00 AUD

Historic Houses Trust of New South Wales. Sydney. 1999. 1st Ed., with a foreword by Jacqueline Bonnemains. (8), 148 PP with b/w and colour illust., and 46 plates in b/w and colour. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Fine. 31 x 24.7. 0949753874

French exploration of Australian shores (1801 to 1803) led by Captain Nicolas Baudin. Published to accompany an exhibition held in Sydney from 27th February to 30 May 1999.

30978
HUTSON, A. B. A.
THE NAVIGATOR'S ART
$10.00 AUD

Mills & Boon. London. 1974. 1st Ed. 192 PP with b/w photos and illustrations by Alec Davis. Title page: A compass rose. Pictorial laminated boards. Stamp of the "Devonport Maritime Museum" on front endpaper and last page. Few foxing spots on endpapers. Very good. 21.7 x 15.2. 0263055922

Introduction to the art of Navigation: how navigational techniques were developed by races (Polynesians, Vikings) or individuals (Columbus, Magellan and Drake)...

72503
JAMESON, Rear-Admiral William
ARK ROYAL 1939-1941
$20.00 AUD

Rupert Hart-Davis. London. 1957. 1st Ed. 371 PP with 17 maps and diagrams, plus 18 pages with 25 b/w photos. Fp: Off Trondheim, 16.45 on May 1st 1940, the Luftwaffe misses just ahead. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket is price-clipped and laminated. Light fowing on outside page edges. Stamps of previous owners at top of FFEP with an ex-libris blind stamp at the bottom, o/wise contents are clean and overall, still a very good copy. 22.2 x 14.5.

Hunt for the Graf Spee ... sinking of the Bismarck ... torpedoed and sunk by U-Boat U-81, 13 November 1941.

30712
JENNINGS, Philip S. & BOSEK, Dany
SHIPWRECKS
$5.00 AUD

Bison Books. London. 1992. 1st Ed. 80 PP with b/w & colour illust. Title spread: Wreck of the Herald of Free Enterprise. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Fine. 30 x 23. 0861249288

True stories of all the famous sea disasters: fire, collision, stranding & sinking.

31657
JOHNSON, Hildegard Binder
CARTA MARINA - World Geography in Strassburg, 1525
$10.00 AUD

Greenwood Press. Westport, Ct., USA. 1974. Reprint of the 1963 original published by University of Minnesota. (VIII), 159 PP with 1 map Strassburg and the Rhine Valley, 1525, and 1 folded map (laser print) in rear pocket. Title page: Portrait of Lorenz Fries. Cloth cover. Very good. Image shows title-page. 22.2 x 14.4. 0837173108

The 1525 world map by Lorenz Fries Carta Marina, on which one can see where one is in the world and where every sea, country and city is, and published by Johannes Grüninger.

31596
KARMON, Yehuda
PORTS AROUND THE WORLD
$35.00 AUD

Crown Publishers, Inc. New York. 1980. 1st Ed. 311 PP with b/w and colour illust. (engravings, plans and photos). Hard cover, dj. (price clipped). Near fine. 28.5 x 22. 0517533782

An illustrated comprehensive history of the world's greatest ports. Their growth and importance in our economic and cultural life.

18624
KAUFMAN, Y. & STILLWELL, P.
SHARKS OF STEEL
$15.00 AUD

Naval Institute Press. Annapolis. 1993. 1st printing. XXII, 152 PP with colour photos. Cloth cover, device in blind on front board, gilt title on spine, dj. Near fine. 31 x 23.2. 1557504512

The story of the submarine and their crew: selection, training, performance ...

31753
KEAY, John (editor)
THE ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY HISTORY OF WORLD EXPLORATION
$25.00 AUD

Hamlyn. London. 1991. 1st Ed. 320 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (photographs, paintings and engravings). Illustrated frontispiece and endpapers. Hard cover, dj. Few foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 29 x 22.5. 0600568199

Asia, by John Keay. Antarctic, by Ann Savours. Oceanography, by Anita McConnell.

11235
KING, Jonathan
THE MAYFLOWER MIRACLE, The Pilgrims' Own Story of the Founding of America
$20.00 AUD

Macmillan. Melbourne. 1986. 1st Ed. X, 134 PP with 33 margin illustrations, plus 16 pages with 26 b/w illust., and 4 pages with 8 colour illust. FEP: Facsimile of the Mayflower compact, 1620. REP: List of some of the pilgrims who joined the Mayflower. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket has a few small chips and is in a protective sleeve. Light foxing on top outside edge, o/wise a near fine copy. 25.5 x 19.8. 0333430050

The voyage which gave birth to the United States of America.

17258
KLUDAS, Arnold
GREAT PASSENGER SHIPS OF THE WORLD, Volume 3, 1924-1935
$20.00 AUD

Patrick Stephens. Wellingborough. 1986. Reprint of the 1976 UK edition. 240 PP with b/w photos. Fp: Roma. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Fine. 24.5 x 20.3. 850592453

Passenger vessels over 10,000 G.R.T.

30616
KLUDAS, Arnold
GREAT PASSENGER SHIPS OF THE WORLD, Volume 5: 1951-1976
$20.00 AUD

Patrick Stephens. Wellingborough. 1987. 2nd reprint of the 1977 original UK edition. 226 PP with b/w illust. Fp: Queen Elizabeth 2 in New York. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24.5 x 20.3. 0850592658

64492
LAING, Alexander
AMERICAN SHIPS
$15.00 AUD

American Heritage Press. New York. 1971. 1st Ed. XXI, (3), 536 PP with 98 pages of b/w illustrations. Title spread: Crowninshield's wharf, Salem, in 1806. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Repaired dust jacket which has a faded spine is now in a protective sleeve. Contents near fine. 26 x 18. 07035846X

Whaling, whalers and whaling ships - Clippers - Sail or Steam?, Wood or Metal? - Last challenges of wood and sail.

30328
LANDSTRÖM, Björn
SAILING SHIPS in Words and Pictures - From Papyrus Boats to Full-Riggers
$10.00 AUD

Allen & Unwin. London. 1978. Reprint of the 1969 original, re-issued in a larger format. 192 PP with 339 b/w and colour illustrations by author. Fp: The stern of the Royal Ship Vasa. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24 x 13.3. 0046230130

5,000 years of marine illustrations.

30774
LAUBENSTEIN, William J.
THE EMERALD WHALER
$15.00 AUD

Andre Deutsch. London. 1961. 1st UK Ed. 239 PP with 1 map, plus 4 pages with 5 b/w illustrations. Hard cover. Two small old tape marks on inside of covers, o/wise a very good clean copy. 21.5 x 14.

Voyage of the whaler "Catalpa" to Western Australia which took 6 Irishmen to freedom after they had been condemned to prison in W.A.

17353
LENTON, H.T. & COLLEDGE, J.J.
WARSHIPS OF WORLD WAR II, Part 4: Auxiliary Fighting Vessels
$10.00 AUD

Ian Allan. London. 1963. 1st Ed. 81 PP with tables, and 59 b/w photos. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 18.5 x 12.5.

Miscellaneous and auxiliary vessels engaged in trade protection.

30761
LLOYD, W. W.
P&O PENCILLINGS
$60.00 AUD

Weidenfeld & Nicolson. London. 1987. Reprint of the original published for "The Peninsular and Oriental Steam Navigation Company". No pagination, 48 PP with 24 colour and 25 b/w plates. Fp: In the River. Title page: The pilot leaving the ship off the Isle of Wight. Illustrated half title page & last leaf: Quis Separabit. Cloth cover, gilt title and illustration on front cover. Near fine. Scarce. Oblong: 21.2 x 29.8. 0297791966

Illustrations by the author of life aboard a P&O voyage from London, through the Mediterranean, via the Suez Canal with views of Gibraltar, Malta, Port Said, Suez Canal, and Red Sea.

18063
LOBLEY, Douglas
SHIPS THROUGH THE AGES
$5.00 AUD

Octopus Books. London. 1972. 1st Ed. 144 PP (glossy paper) with 45 colour and 131 b/w illustrations. Half-title page: Gokstad ship. Title spread: Donald Mckay's famous clipper Flying Cloud. FEP: Ship of Queen Hatshepsut from Egypt. REP: Seawise University, ex Queen Elizabeth on fire in Hong Kong Harbour, January 1972. Illustrated hard cover, dj. Near fine. 28.7 x 21.5. 0706400186

The international story of ships under oars, sail and steam.

31641
LODWICK, John
THE FORBIDDEN COAST
$5.00 AUD

The Travel Book Club. London. 1956. 1st Ed. IX, 267 PP with 2 maps, plus 8 pages with 19 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Foxing spots on edges, renewed endpapers. Very good. 22.2 x 14.2.

The Story of a Journey to Rio de Oro, a Spanish Possession in North-West Africa, to some Adjacent Islands (Canary)...

30350
LORD, Walter
THE MIRACLE OF DUNKIRK
$15.00 AUD

Allen Lane. London. 1983. 1st UK edition of the 1982 US original. X, (2), 323 PP with 1 plan and 6 maps, plus 16 pages with 30 b/w photos. Eps: Map of the Channel Ports. Hard cover, cloth spine, dj. Occasional foxing. Very good. 24.2 x 16. 0713912111

Evacuation between 24th May and 4th June 1940 of 338,000 Allied troops trapped by the German advance near the port of Dunkirk.

30334
MABER, John M.
CHANNEL PACKETS AND OCEAN LINERS 1850-1970
$10.00 AUD

HMSO. London. 1980. 1st Ed. Volume 6 in The Ship series edited by Basil Greenhill. 60 PP with 43 illust. FEP: Plans of the Britannia 1840 Cunard Line. REP: Plans of the Andes 1939 and the Orient 1879. Laminated pictorial boards. Fine. Oblong: 20.5 x 21.2. 0112903169

74419
MANSIR, A. Richard
HOW TO BUILD SHIP MODELS, A beginner's guide.
$25.00 AUD

Moonraker Publications / TAB Books. Blue Ridge Summit, Pa. 1983. Revised 6th printing of the 1979 original. 64 PP with drawings and 120 figures. Pictorial soft cover with light wear. Name label at top of title-page. Very good. 27.7 x 21.5. 0816800049

Principles of Naval Architecture. Anthony Deane's drafting procedures...

31561
MARRIOTT, John
SUBMARINE - The Capital Ship of Today
$10.00 AUD

Ian Allan. London. 1986. 1st Ed. 128 PP with tables and b/w illust. (drawings, sketch-plans, photos). Title spread: Like a whale, the USS Birmingham, an SSBN, surfaces. Hard cover, dj. 7 pages at rear of book with printing smudge, but not affecting the legibility, a little light foxing, o/wise very good. 24.2 x 17.7. 0711015953

31563
MARX, Robert F.
THE BATTLE OF THE SPANISH ARMADA 1588
$10.00 AUD

Weidenfeld & Nicolson. London. 1968. 1st UK Ed. 128 PP with 65 b/w illust. Title spread: Battle of the Armada. Hard cover, dj. (lightly rubbed). Very good. 25.4 x 19.2.

19424
MARX, Robert F. & Jenifer
THE SEARCH FOR SUNKEN TREASURE - Exploring the World's Great Shipwrecks
$20.00 AUD

Random House. Sydney. 1993. 1st Australian edition. 192 PP profusely illustrated with mostly colour photos. Fp: A diver with a pot recovered form a sixth-century Etruscan shipwreck. Title page: A Chinese ocean-going trading ship. Half title page: Gold and silver coins washed ashore off the Panama coast. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 28.5 x 22. 0091828147

The discovery of famous wrecks from around the world, the HMS Bounty, the Andrea Doria, the Titanic and the Mary Rose, etc.. Salvage operations and recovery of artifacts, many of them priceless pieces of jewellery, pottery, coins...

75682
MASTERS, David
WHEN SHIPS GO DOWN - More Wonders of Salvage
$30.00 AUD

Eyre & Spottiswoode. London. 1936. Reprint of the 1932 original. 356 PP with 1 map, plus 16 plates with 18 b/w photos. Fp: Wreck of the Norwegian timber ship "Hansy". Cloth cover, title on spine, dust jacket in a protective sleeve. Tiny stamp of previous owner at top of FFEP and small piece missing at top of blank rear endpaper. A nice copy in the scarce dust jacket. 22 x 14.5.

Lloyd's underwriter, famous wrecks, salvage.

66174
McFARLANE, Alasdair
CLYDE PLEASURE STEAMERS, Forty Illustrations of the Best-Known Clyde Steamers, with Descriptive Matter on separate Tissue
$50.00 AUD

James Hedderwick & Sons. Glasgow. c. 1935. Enlarged and Revised edition. (4), (160) PP with 40 plates with illustrations by Alasdair Macfarlane, and descriptive matter on separate tissue paper by the editor of the "Evening Citizen" of Glasgow. Soft cover, illustration (T.S. "King George ") and title on front cover are in blind. Front cover with 5 stains and name of previous owner. Slight ageing of paper. Internally very clean and in near fine condition. Scarce. Oblong: 22 x 29.3.

30332
MCGOWAN, Alan
THE CENTURY BEFORE STEAM: The Development of the Sailing Ship 1700-1820
$5.00 AUD

HMSO. London. 1980. 1st Ed. Volume 4 in The Ship series, edited by Basil Greenhill. 60 PP with 39 illust. Eps: 6 body plans of typical vessels c. 1800. Laminated pictorial boards. Fine. Oblong: 20.5 x 21.2. 0112903142

10637
McLEAVY, Roy
NAVAL FAST STRIKE CRAFT AND PATROL BOATS
$5.00 AUD

Blandford Press. London. 1979. 1st Ed., in the Blandford Colour series. 176 PP with 4 tables, 6 sketches & 64 illust. (plans & colour paintings). Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Faint foxing on outside edges. Near fine. 19.8 x 13.8. 0713708662

22225
MILLER, William H.
TRANSATLANTIC LINERS 1945-1980
$25.00 AUD

David & Charles. Newton Abbot. 1981. 1st Ed. 222 PP with b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket is price-clipped with a few small chips and sunned spine. A few small spots on endpapers, o/wise a near fine copy. 25.5 x 17.5. 0715380206

Information and technical details on every liner classed by shipping line. From the America Banner Lines and their "Atlantic" and "La Guardia", to the Zim Lines and their "Israel", "Jerusalem", "Shalom" & "Zion".

31859
MILLER, William H.
THE LAST BLUE WATER LINERS
$10.00 AUD

Conway Maritime Press. London. 1986. 1st Ed. 224 PP with numerous b/w illust. Fp: The Arcadia at Suva, Fiji. Hard cover, dj (trimmed flaps). Mark (RW 86) of previous owner on lower edge, sticker of the Sydney Maritime Museum on title page. Faint foxing. Very good. 24.5 x 19. 0851774008

A stimulating, factual & nostalgic account of the post-war era of intercontinental liner traffic.

59080
MILLER, William H.
THE LAST ATLANTIC LINERS
$45.00 AUD

Conway. London. 1985. 1st Ed. 192 PP with b/w photos. Fp: The largest liner ever built, Cunard's 83,673-ton "Queen Elizabeth". Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 24.7 x 18.5. 0851773206

73739
MOITESSIER, Bernard
CAPE HORN: The Logical Route - 14,216 miles without port of call
$45.00 AUD

Adlard Coles. London. 1973. Reprint of the 1969 UK original, translated from the French "Cap Horn à la Voile" by Inge Moore. 251 PP with figures and sketch-maps, plus 20 pages with b/w photos. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Near fine. 22.2 x 14. 0229638864

Moitessier's voyage in the Joshua from Europe to the South Pacific and back via Cape Horn.

10654
MONK, Edwin
MODERN BOAT BUILDING
$15.00 AUD

Charles Scribner's Sons. New York. 1949. Reprint of the 1939 original. VIII, 104 PP with 45 figures (diagrams and plans), and 35 b/w photos, plus 1 plan on double-page (Fig. No.1). Cloth cover, decorated front cover. Signature of previous owner on front endpaper. A very good clean copy. 31 x 23.5.

Boatbuilding: materials, moulds and patterns, framing, spars.

74350
MONK, Edwin
MODERN BOAT BUILDING
$25.00 AUD

Charles Scribner's Sons. New York. 1945. Reprint of the 1939 original. VIII, 104 PP with 45 figures (diagrams and plans), and 35 b/w photos, plus 1 plan on double-page (Fig. No.1). Cloth cover, decorated front cover, dust jacket with rubs and chips and in a protective sleeve, otherwise a near fine copy. 31 x 23.5.

Boatbuilding: materials, moulds and patterns, framing, spars.

63237
MOORE, Captain John E. (editor)
JANE'S FIGHTING SHIPS 1973-74
$30.00 AUD

Sampson Low, Marston & Co. London. 1973. 76th yearly issue. 94 PP (19 of text & 75 with adv.), 670 PP with some 3400 illustrations (243 silhouettes, over 3000 b/w photos & many scale drawings). Fp: Vittorio Veneto. Cloth cover, title on front cover and spine, dj (reinforced). Ex library copy with sellotape marks on both endpapers and stamps on front endpaper and Page 1. Otherwise a very good copy. 32.8 x 22. 0354001191

48502
MORTON, H.V.
ATLANTIC MEETING - An Account of Mr. Churchill's Voyage in H.M.S. Prince of Wales, in August, 1941, and the Conference with President Roosevelt which resulted in the Atlantic Charter
$15.00 AUD

Methuen. London. 1944. 4th edition of the April 1943 original. 160 PP plus 16 pages with 16 b/w photos. Fp: Card with the Longfellow verse in Mr. Roosevelt's message to Mr. Churchill. Eps: North Atlantic map and track of HMS Prince of Wales, August, 1941. Cloth cover, dj (price clipped). Dust jacket chipped, foxing spots on outside edges. Name of previous owner on verso of the frontispiece. Very good. 19.2 x 12.5.

30677
MORVAN, F.
LEGENDS OF THE SEA
$15.00 AUD

Crescent Books. New York. 1980. 1st English edition, translated from the French by David Macrae. 200, (6) PP with 15 b/w illust., plus 32 pages with 27 colour photos. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing. Near fine. 25.5 x 20. 517307073

The origin of the sea - Waves & Currents - Sea bed - Stars - Storms...

31803
MUNRO, Colin
SAILING SHIPS
$20.00 AUD

Pelham. London. 1973. 1st Ed. 224 PP with b/w illust. by author in text. Fp: Three-masted barque of 1870. FEP: Rigging & other details of a barque about 1760. REP: Some fishing boats & small cargo boats from the coast of Europe. Gilt-decorated hard cover, dj. Foxing spots on top outside edges and endpapers. Very good. Oblong: 19 x 25. 0720707188

Silhouettes of period sailing ships from the cog of Middle-Ages to the clippers. Ships from Europe, the near & far East.

30876
N/A
FAIRPLAY: 1883 - 1983, CENTENARY ISSUE (Volume 286, No. 5202)
$30.00 AUD

Fairplay Publications. London. 1983. Issued 19th May 1983. Edited by R.J.M. GREY & D. TINSLEY. 228 PP with advertising material, b/w or colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 27.2 x 20.2.

A special centenary celebration of Fairplay: Friday May 18th 1883 - Thursday May 19th 1983: Charter parties. Setting standards. British tramps...

31828
NANCE, R. Morton
SAILING-SHIP MODELS - A Selection from European and American Collections with Introductory text by ..
$150.00 AUD

Halton and Truscott Smith. London. 1924. 1st limited and numbered edition (No. 689/1750). VIII, 80 PP with 3 head-pieces, 1 tail-piece and 22 drawings, plus 124 b/w plates with 139 illust. (9 of the plates with tissue guard). Coloured frontispiece: Flemish Carrack (circa 1450). Gilt decorated cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, top edge gilt. Top and bottom of spine frayed, foxing on some non glossy paper plates, some pencil annotations at bottom of some plates. Ingleton book plate and review of the 2nd edition of 1949 on front endpaper. Scarce. Near fine. 32 x 26.

15900
O'DONOGHUE, K. & HEATON, P.M.
KAYE, SON AND CO. LTD.
$10.00 AUD

World Ship Society. London. 1983. Monograph No. 9. 48 PP with b/w illustrations (8 Houseflags and Funnels, and 40 photos). Soft cover. Fine. 21 x 15. 0905617282

30500
PADFIELD, Peter
TIDE OF EMPIRES - Decisive Naval Campaigns in the Rise of the West - Volume Two: 1654-1763
$15.00 AUD

Routledge & Kegan Paul. London. 1982. 1st Ed. X, 270 PP with 14 head-pieces, 4 maps and 11 battle diagrams in text, plus 16 pages with 30 b/w illust. Eps: Sketch of Dutch attack on the Medway, 9-10 June, 1667. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Faint foxing. Near fine. 24 x 15.8. 0710092156

Supremacy of England over Holland and France, finally giving her sovereignty of the seas.

31562
PATERSON, L. J.
TWELVE HUNDRED MILES FOR THIRTY SHILLINGS
$30.00 AUD

Mainstream Publishing. Edinburgh. 1988. 1st Ed. 127 PP with 91 b/w illust. (house flags, menu, posters... and photos). Hard cover, dj. Fine. 28 x 20.3. 1851581979

Photographic record of/on the Clyde Shipping Company.

30851
PAWLOWSKI, Gareth L.
FLAT-TOPS AND FLEDGLINGS - A History of American Aircraft Carriers
$20.00 AUD

A. S. Barnes. New York. 1971. 1st Ed. 530 PP with over 400 b/w photos. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (closed tears). Occasional foxing, o/wise very good. 28.8 x 22.2. 0498076415

Part I: the flat-tops. Part II: the fledglings (early planes, fighter aircraft... Early Warning aircraft). Part III: medals and commendations.

40409
PEARSE, Ronald
THE LAST OF A GLORIOUS ERA
$25.00 AUD

Conway. London. 1969. New impression of the 1934 original published by Syren and Shipping. 96 PP with 80 b/w photos. Fp: Bowling along. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj (price-clipped). Discreet stamp of previous owner on front endpaper. Near fine. 22.5 x 15.8. 0851770053

Brief record of ocean-going sailing ships with a large number of pictures of these survivors of the days of sail.

30969
PETERSEN, Kaare
THE SAGA OF NORWEGIAN SHIPPING - An Outline of the History of a Modern Merchant Marine
$70.00 AUD

Dreyers Forlag. Oslo. 1955. 1st Ed. 240 PP on coated art paper with 2 maps, 4 graphs and hundreds of b/w photos, plus 4 colour plates. Presentation leaf by the shipping line A/S THOR DAHL with their House Flag in colour and 3 b/w photos tipped in front of the half title page. Fp: H.M. King Haakon VII. Illustrated endpapers. Leather cover with gilt devices, gilt title on spine, top edge gilt. Covers with shelf wear of spine (frayed at top and bottom), o/wise near fine. Scarce. 26.7 x 19.5.

Since the Viking expeditions... From sail to steam. Norwegian shipping in the Great War. A fighting merchant marine during World War II... Shipping and the Norwegian economy.

31675
PLUMMER, Russell
SUPER-FERRIES OF BRITAIN, EUROPE AND SCANDINAVIA
$15.00 AUD

Patrick Stephens Limited. London. 1988. 1st Ed. 144 PP with 4 maps, tables and 147 bw photos plus 8 pages with 18 colour photos. Title spread: Koningin Beatrix. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 25.2 x 19. 0850599237

43106
PLUMMER, Russell
SUPER-FERRIES OF BRITAIN, EUROPE AND SCANDINAVIA
$10.00 AUD

Patrick Stephens Limited. London. 1988. 1st Ed. 144 PP with 4 maps, tables and 147 b/w photos, plus 8 pages with 18 colour photos. Title spread: Koningin Beatrix. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Fine. 25.2 x 19. 0850599237

16760
POPE, Dudley
THE DEVIL HIMSELF - The Mutiny of 1800
$15.00 AUD

Alison Press / Secker & Warburg. London. 1987. 1st Ed. XVI, 186 PP with 1 map & 2 insets on double page and 1 facsimile of a document (American Protection Form). Hard cover, dj. Top corner of front endpaper clipped. Near fine. 24 x 16. 0436377519

The French Corvette La Vaillante, built in 1796, captured & renamed Danae by the Royal Navy. Taken back in March 1800 by the French, following a mutiny of her crew.

30556
POPE, Steve
HORNBLOWER'S NAVY - Life at Sea in the Age of Nelson
$20.00 AUD

Orion Media. London. 1998. 1st Ed. 112 PP with b/w and colour illust. Fp: A Tribute to Nelson, c. 1820, (English School). Title page: Napoleon Bonaparte aboard H.M.S. Bellerophon at Plymouth, 1815. FEP: Battle of Cape St. Vincent, 14th February 1797. REP: Battle of Trafalgar, 21st October 1805. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 29.7 x 24. 9780752817743

Fighting ships and weapons. Jolly tars and Navy blues ...

31182
POTTER, John Deane
FIASCO: The Break-out of the German Battleships
$10.00 AUD

Readers Union. London. 1971. Reprint of the 1970 original published by William Heinemann Ltd. (10), 235 PP, plus 8 pages with 14 bw photos. FEP: track of the escape route from Brest to Germany, 12/13 February 1942. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Faint foxing. Near fine. 22 x 13.7.

The break-out from the military port of Brest in February 1942 of the Scharnhorst, Gneisenau, and Prinz Eugen.

30337
PRESTON, Antony
DREADNOUGHT TO NUCLEAR SUBMARINE
$5.00 AUD

HMSO. London. 1980. 1st Ed., Volume 9 in The Ship series edited by Basil Greenhill. 60 PP with 49 Illust. FEP: Plans of HMS Ark Royal, 1955. REP: Plans of HMS Ark Royal, 1978. Laminated pictorial boards. Fine. Oblong: 20.5 x 21.2. 0112903193

30407
PRESTON, Antony
HISTORY OF THE ROYAL NAVY
$15.00 AUD

Bison Books. Greenwich, Ct., USA. 1983. 1st US Ed. 192 PP with over 220 illust. (maps, paintings, photos...). Half title-page: Submarine G.13 alongside battleship Queen Elizabeth. Title-page: Capture of St Lucia in the West Indies by a British squadron in February 1762. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 31.2 x 23.6. 0861241215

Formed during the reign of Henry VIII: from its victory on the Spanish Armada in 1588 to the Falklands War of 1982 and the landing at San Carlos.

30630
PROTASIO, John
TO THE BOTTOM OF THE SEA - True Accounts of Major Ship Disasters
$10.00 AUD

Robson Books. London. 1991. 1st UK Ed. (9), 213 PP, plus 8 pages with 12 b/w photos. Hard cover. A little light foxing, o/wise fine. Image shows title-page. 24 x 16. 0860517381

19 accounts of disasters and shipwrecks. The Arctic, the Maine, Titanic, Lusitania.. Herald of Free Enterprise.

30832
RAITT, Helen
EXPLORING THE DEEP PACIFIC
$10.00 AUD

Staples Press. London. 1957. 1st UK edition. 253 PP with 11 maps & drawings, plus 8 pages with 16 b/w photos. Eps: track of the Capricorn expedition. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Occasional foxing, o/wise near fine. 22 x 14.5.

The Scripps expedition of 1952/1953, on board the Horizon and Spencer F. Baird, probing the secrets of ocean bottom, waters and air above. Calls in Tonga, Samoa, Tahiti and Marquesas.

15278
RANDIER, Jean
PHARES CARRES - Journal de Bord des Grands Voiliers
$30.00 AUD

Gallimard. Paris. 1992. 1st Ed. 164 PP with b/w photos. Eps: Facsimile page of a log book. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj. French text. Fine. 31.8 x 24.5. 2070602702

Seamen of the windjammer trade. Life at sea and in port. The roaring forties & the Horn. The cargoes: coal from Wales, nitrate from Chile, grain from US Pacific coast, grain & wool from Australia, the Western approaches: Queenstown, Falmouth...

13126
RAYNER, Commander D. A.
ESCORT - The Battle of the Atlantic
$20.00 AUD

William Kimber. London. 1955. Second edition, October 1955 of the September 1955 original. Edited by Captain S. W. Roskill. XVIII, 19-250, (6 adv.) PP with 4 maps, plus 12 pages with 17 b/w photos. Fp: Author. FEP: Map to show approximate distances on convoy routes. REP: Map to show limits of escort at various dates & the air gap. Cloth cover, dj. Dust jacket with chips and a small piece missing on top of rear. Occasional foxing, o/wise a very good clean copy. 22.2 x 14.5.

30808
RICCIARDI, Lorenzo
THE VOYAGE OF THE MIR-EL-LAH
$10.00 AUD

The Viking Press. New York. 1981. 1st US Ed. Forewxord by Bruce Chatwin. 256 PP with 2 diagrams, 2 maps and b/w & colour photos. Title spread: The Mir-el-Lah in Cosmoledo Lagoon. Hard cover, cloth spine, dj. Signature of previous owner on front endpaper, o/wise a fine copy. 24.6 x 17.5. 0670748315

The vanishing world of the dhows, from the Shatt Al Arab to East Africa then to the Seychelles and Comoro Islands.

16266
ROGERS, Stanley
THE SAILING SHIP, A study in Beauty
$20.00 AUD

Harper & Brothers. New York. 1950. 1st Ed. IX, (3), 98 PP with 9 head pieces and 20 line drawings, plus 8 colour plates (illust. by author). Fp (in colour): Stern of a 17th century Ship. Title page: Galleon. Cloth cover, device (a sea-horse) in blind on front cover, gilt title on spine. Faint foxing. Near fine. 28.5 x 22.

The sailing ship: evolution, anatomy (hull, rigging, sail..), decorations (figureheads, carvings), art of the shipwright...

21970
ROSE, Lyndon
RICHARD SIDDINS OF PORT JACKSON
$10.00 AUD

Roebuck. Canberra. 1984. 1st Ed., Roebuck Society publication No. 38. IX, 152 PP plus 12 pages with 24 photos. FEP: Pacific Ocean. REP: Falkland & Shetland Islands. Hard cover, dj. Occasional foxing, o/wise very good. 24.5 x 17.5. 0909434026

An early sea captain & merchant trading out of Port Jackson in the early days of the Colony.

31510
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY
AUSTRALIAN SEAPOWER - SUBMARINES
$5.00 AUD

Topmill. Sydney. 1998?. 1st Ed. No.7 in the Australian Seapower Photofile series. 96 PP with 148 b/w and 24 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.7 x 20.8. 1876270225

30344
RUSHBROOK, Frank
FIRE ABOARD: The Problems of Prevention and Control in Ships and Port Installations
$25.00 AUD

The Technical Press. London. 1961. 1st Ed. XVI, 480 PP with 118 figures, plus 32 pages with 47 b/w photos and 7 folded plates (5 of them with figures). Cloth cover, gilt title on red vignette on spine, dj. Some foxing (essentially on front and bottom edge), top corner of cover a little bumped, o/wise a near fine copy. 25.5 x 15.5.

32797
SCHONKNECHT, R., LUSCH, J. et al. (editors)
SHIPS AND SHIPPING OF TOMORROW
$10.00 AUD

MacGregor Publications. London. 1983. 1st English edition of the 5th German edition of 1983, translated by R. C. Kahler. Foreword by Henri Kummerman. 240 PP with 182 figures: b/w & colour illustrations by Jochen Bertholdt. Eps: Types of ships. Cloth cover, decorated front cover, dj. Dust jacket with closed tears , o/wise fine. 26.5 x 23.5. 0906536014

Evolution of ships: larger, faster, cheaper. New developments in transport & shipping.

21278
SMITH HARRIS, Charles Edward (editor)
FROM THE DEEP OF THE SEA - The Diary of Charles Edward Smith, Surgeon of the Whale-ship Diana, of Hull
$20.00 AUD

Naval Institute Press. Annapolis. 1977. 1st US edition of the 1922 original. XII, 288 PP with 2 maps and 13 tail pieces, plus 4 pages of sketches. Fp: Map of Baffin Bay and Davis Strait. Hard cover, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 22.3 x 14. 0870219324

Experiences of a surgeon on board a British steam whaler in Davis Strait 1866-67. Edited by his son.

19434
SPRATT, H. P.
MERCHANT STEAMERS AND MOTOR-SHIPS - Part II: Descriptive Catalogue
$15.00 AUD

HMSO. London. 1949. 1st Ed. 152 PP, plus 14 pages with 13 b/w plates. Fp: T.S. Queen Elizabeth. Pictorial soft cover (lightly soiled). Occasional foxing. Near fine. 23.4 x 15.5.

Detailed description of the vessels present in the Science Museum Collection: passenger vessels, cargo vessels, oil tankers, power yachts,...

22838
SULLIVAN, R. & BRADY, J. (editors)
THE CHANGING VALLEY
$20.00 AUD

History Department at Tweed River High School. Tweed Head, NSW. 1983. 1st Ed. 104 PP. Pictorial card cover. Light foxing on the prelims, o/wise near fine. 26.5 x 20.8.

A collection of photographs of the Tweed Valley from 1886 to 1982. Building of the training walls and breakwaters, shipping out of the Tweed River and up to Murwillumbah.

31122
TAYLOR, Colin
THE BROTHERS TAYLOR - A Tasmanian Maritime History
$35.00 AUD

Navarine Publishing. Canberra. 1998. 1st Ed., No. 50 in the Roebuck series. VIII, 184 PP with numerous facsimile of newspaper cuttings, 2 maps, 2 plans and 83 b/w illust. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 25.8 x 18. 0958656142

31842
TOM D., JOUSTRA E., WIJN J.J.
THE NETHERLANDS AND AUSTRALIA - Two Hundred Years of Friendship
$30.00 AUD

Otto Cramwinckel. Amsterdam. 1988. 1st Ed. 143 PP with 89 b/w & 12 colour illust. Fp: Coat of Arms of Netherlands. Title-page: Coat of Arms of Australia. Hard cover, dj. With Compliments from Nedlloyd Lines slip loosely inserted. Fine. 24.2 x 21.3. 9071894053

Discovery - Early trade with the Dutch East Indies - Alliance during World War Two - Emigration to Australia - Shipping lines - Air services ...

31582
TULL, Malcolm
A COMMUNITY ENTERPRISE: THE HISTORY OF THE PORT OF FREMANTLE, 1897 TO 1997
$20.00 AUD

International Maritime Economic History Association. St. John's, Newfoundland. 1997. 1st Ed. X, 334 PP with 16 figures, 25 tables and 15 b/w photos. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 22.9 x 15.2. 0968128823

22195
VAN DER MOLEN, S. J.
THE LUTINE TREASURE, The 150-year search for gold in the wreck of the frigate Lutine
$20.00 AUD

Adlard Coles. London. 1970. 1st English edition translated from the Dutch original. 168 PP, plus 16 pages with 28 b/w illustrations. Eps: Line drawing of la Lutine frigate. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket with repaired tear and protective sleeve. Near fine. 22.2 x 14.5. 0229974821

La Lutine captured from the French in 1793, sunk off Tershelling in 1799. Its famous bell was recovered in 1858 and is still in use in the Underwriters' Room at Lloyds.

30391
VILLIERS, Alan
THE SET OF THE SAILS, The Story of a Cape Horn Seaman
$20.00 AUD

Ibex / Heritage Book Group. Melbourne. 1997. Reprint of the 1949 original. 247 PP with 1 map, plus 12 pages with 17 b/w photos by the author. FEP: The voyages of the Grace Harwar, the Parma, the Joseph Conrad, and the Arab Dhows. REP: The voyages of the Rothesay Bay, the Bellands, the Lawhill and the Herzogin Cecilie. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing on top outside edge. Near fine. 22.2 x 14. 1875689036

The autobiography of a Cape Horn seaman in the last days of sail.

20418
WALSH, Dorothy (Editor)
THE ADMIRAL'S WIFE, Mrs. Phillip Parker King: A Selection of Letters 1817-56
$50.00 AUD

Hawthorn Press. Melbourne. 1967. 1st Ed. (XII), 147 PP plus 12 pages with 16 b/w illust. Fp: Miniature of Mrs. Phillip Parker King, née Harriet Lethbridge. FEP: Genealogical tree The King Pedigree. REP: The Lethbridge Pedigree - Launceston Branch. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine & front cover, dj. (price clipped). Fine. 24.8 x 17.5.

31841
WARE, J. K., Naval Historian
AN OUTLINE OF AUSTRALIAN NAVAL HISTORY
$10.00 AUD

Department of Defence (Navy) / AGPS. Canberra. 1976. 1st Ed. VI, 90 PP with 24 b/w illust. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 25 x 17.5. 0642022550

From the discovery and settlement to the post-Vietnam era.

30826
WARNER, Oliver
GREAT NAVAL ACTIONS OF THE BRITISH NAVY 1588-1807 AND 1916
$10.00 AUD

David & Charles. Newton Abbot. 1976. 1st Ed. 159 PP with 5 maps, 6 plans and 50 b/w illust. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24.7 x 19. 0715372661

Spanish Armada - Anson and the Spanish Treasure - The British take Manila... Jutland.

12799
WAUGH, Alex
WHERE THE CLOCKS CHIME TWICE
$10.00 AUD

Cassell. London. 1952. 1st Ed. 271 PP. Cloth cover, dj with a few rubs/chips. Light foxing, o/wise near fine. 22.2 x 14.8.

A travel book to the Caribbean, Lebanon ... as well as the Seychelles, where, because of the tropical languor, the replica of Big Ben in the town square chimes twice to ensure it is heard.

31549
WOODMAN, Richard
THE VICTORY OF SEAPOWER - Winning the Napoleonic War 1806-1814
$20.00 AUD

Chatham. London. 1998. 1st Ed., in the Chatham Pictorial Histories series. 192 PP with 300 b/w illust. Title spread: Return of the Bourbon King Louis XVIII to France aboard the British royal yacht Royal Sovereign, 24 April 1814. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 29.6 x 25. 1861760388