53990
AFAI
AFAI Ships Limited

Hong Kong. c. 2000. Afai Ships Limited. 1st Ed. 13 PP (11 recto only, 2 verso) with colour illustrations. Clear cover, spiral bound. Fine. 29.7 x 21.
Builder of high speed Ferry Boats.
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$5

20109
AGUTTER, Rodney & MORCK, Bjorn
FEARNLEY & EGER, 1869-1969

World Ship Society. Kendal, UK. 1968. 1st Ed. X, 58 PP with 16 portraits and 77 b/w photos, and 1 map at centre fold. Inside front cover: MS Fernlake New York. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 21.5 x 14.
History & details of fleet.
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$10

71643
ANDERSON, Roy
WHITE STAR

T. Stephenson & Sons. London. 1964. 1st Ed. XII, 236 PP with 7 tail-pieces (by J.H. Isherwood), 2 head-pieces plus 32 pages with 58 b/w photos. Fp: Folded colour plate of the 60,000 ton "Oceanic" (by J.H. Isherwood). Cloth cover is very good, dust jacket has a few pieces missing and is in a protective sleeve. Stamp of Shaw Savill Sydney on FFEP. Light foxing and offsetting of endpapers, o/wise contents are near fine. Scarce. 22.2 x 14.6.
Full story of the White Star Line and Fleet List of their sailing ships, steam & motor ships (P.185 to 218).
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$75

70258
APPLEYARD, H. S.
BANK LINE 1885-1985 and ANDREW WEIR AND COMPANY

Kendal, UK. 1985. World Ship Society. 1st Ed. 176 PP with 198 b/w photos. Fp (in colour): "Forthbank". Inside back cover: 6 Funnels and House Flags (in colour). Pictorial soft covers with light wear. Near fine. Scarce. 21 x 14.8. 0905617347
Andrew Weir & Co., fleet list of Andrew Weir an Bank Line...
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$60

61120
APPLEYARD, H. S. & HEATON, P. M.
THE BARON GLANELY OF ST. FAGAN'S AND W. J. TATEM LTD.

London. 1980. World Ship Society. Monograph No.2. 48 PP with 4 drawings (House Flag and Funnels) and 24 b/w photos. Soft cover. Note and stamp of "The Tasmanian Maritime and Folk Museum" on inside front cover. Very good. 21 x 15. 0905617142
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$10

15898
APPLEYARD, H. S. & HEATON, P. M.
THE BARON GLANELY OF ST. FAGAN'S AND W. J. TATEM LTD.

London. 1980. World Ship Society. Monograph No.2. 48 PP with b/w illustrations ( 2 houseflags and funnels, and 24 photos). Soft cover. Very good. 21 x 15. 0905617142
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$15

71575
ARBON, A. L.
A HISTORY OF UNION STEAMSHIP CO. OF NEW ZEALAND 1875-1971 - Volume 2: The Ships

Ronald H. Parsons. Lobethal, South Australia. 1974. 1st Ed. Vol.2: VII, 135 PP. Typescript monograph, stapled. Stapled card covers worn around edges with a few chips/closed tears and lacking rear card cover. Slight ageing of paper. Name and address of previous owner on title-page, o/wise very good. Oblong: 16.5 x 20.6. 0909418020
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$25

17533
AXELSON, Kjell A. & JOHANNESSON, Tomas
THE GORTHON SHIPPING COMPANIES 1915-1985

World Ship Society. London. 1985. 1st Ed. 64 PP with b/w photos throughout. Fp (in colour): Ada Gorthon on trials. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21 x 15. 0905617363
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$10

51160
BARWILL GIBRALTAR
BARWILL SERVICES IN THE STRAIT OF GIBRALTAR

Gibraltar. c. 2000. Barwill Agencies Ltd. No Pagination, 12 PP with colour illustrations: 2 maps, 9 colour photos. Soft cover. 29.7 x 21.
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$5

60576
BELT, J. E. B. & APPLEYARD, H. S.
A HISTORY OF FRANK C. STRICK AND HIS MANY SHIPPING ENTERPRISES

World Ship Society. Kendal, UK. 1996. 1st Ed. 134 PP with 130 b/w photos. Inside back cover: 4 Funnels and House Flags (in colour). Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 21 x 14.8. 0905617819
Fleet Lists. ... Vessels built. Wartime losses.
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$20

71634
BEN LINE
THE BEN LINE - The Story of a Merchant Fleet at War 1939-1945

Thomas Nelson. London. 1946. 1st Ed., with a foreword by Wm. Thomson & Company. XI, 107 PP plus 2 photos of Merchant Navy Aircraft Carriers. Fp: Picture of damage to the hull after a torpedo attack. Eps: Maps of the Atlantic & Indian Oceans with the Mediterranean Sea where some Ben Line ships were damaged/sunk. Cloth cover with house flag (in colour) on front cover, dj. Offsetting of endpapers. Dust jacket with a few spots or small chips. An otherwise fine copy of a scarce title. 21.5 x 13.8.
A record of the many gallant episodes during WWII by the ships of the Ben Line.
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$50

44139
BLAKE, George
THE BEN LINE - The History of William Thomson and Co. of Leith and Edinburgh, and of the Ships owned and managed by them 1825-1955

London. 1956. Thomas Nelson. 1st Ed. X, 222 PP with 1 genealogical table, plus 30 pages with 1 map and 35 b/w illustrations. Fp: Ben Lomond at Hong Kong in 1890. FEP: 3 maps (North and Baltic Seas, the Firth of Forth, South East Asia). REP: Map of the world. Cloth cover, gilt House Flag on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). Dust jacket has a few chips and is protected. Occasional light foxing around edges, o/wise near fine. 22 x 14.5.
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$20

40422
BLAKE, George
B.I. CENTENARY 1856-1956

Collins. London. 1956. 1st Ed. 272 PP, plus 16 plates with 22 b/w illustrations. Fp: Statue of Sir William McKinnon. Cloth cover, dj (a few chips, closed tears and a small pieces missing). Foxing spots on outside edges and some pages, o/wise near fine. 21.5 x 14.8.
The British India Steam Navigation Company Limited, created to carry mail between Calcutta and Rangoon to become, in 1922, the largest merchant fleet in the world.
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$25

56236
BLAND, A.L. & CROWDY, Michael
WILH. WILHELMSEN 1861-1961, The Firm and the Fleet

London. 1961. World Ship Society. 1st Ed. 75 PP with many b/w photos of ships, one double-page colour map & 2 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Perforated Cancelled stamp on first 6 leaves. Name of previous owner on title page. Very good. 21.5 x 14.
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$5

56362
BOWEN, Frank C.
THE FLAG OF THE SOUTHERN CROSS 1939-1945

London. 1947. Shaw Savill & Albion. 1st Ed. (8), 72, (2) PP, plus 12 b/w plates. Title Page: House flag. Cloth cover, gilt decoration and title on front cover (gilt dulled). Ex-library copy with some stamps and library markings on spine and endpapers, o/wise very good. 22.2 x 14.2.
The record of WWII actions where Shaw Savill and Albion lost 473 sea-going staff & 4 shore staff.
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$15

42604
BOWEN, Frank C.
THE FLAG OF THE SOUTHERN CROSS 1939-1945

London. 1947. Shaw Savill & Albion. 1st Ed. (8), 72, (2) PP, plus 12 b/w plates. Title Page: House flag - in colour. Green hard cover, gilt decoration and title on front cover. Near fine. 22.2 x 14.2.
The record of WWII actions where Shaw Savill and Albion lost 473 sea-going staff & 4 shore staff.
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$20

71767
BOWEN, Frank C.
HISTORY OF THE CANADIAN PACIFIC LINE

Sampson Low, Marston & Co. Ltd. London. 1928. 1st Ed. (17 adverts.), (4), 205, (11 adverts.) PP with 44 b/w photos, all but 1 on ships and 22 of them on full page. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Spine and lower part of front cover somewhat sunned and some light wear. Contents near fine. Scarce. 19 x 13.5.
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$80

71705
BRAMSEN, Bo
A HUNDRED YEARS OF DANNEBROG - The history of Dannebrog Shipowning Company 1883-1983: Shipowners and crews / Ships and money

Rederiet Dannebrog. Rungsted Kyst, Denmark. 1983. 1st edition limited to 1000 copies. Translated from the Danish original by Frederick and Christine Crowley. Preface by Ebbe Wedell-Wedellsborg. 216 PP with 146 profiles (in colour) and b/w or colour illustrations (facsimile of documents, prints, photos). Cloth cover, gilt devices on front board, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj. Dust jacket has a few nicks/closed tears and is in a protective sleeve. Light foxing on first and last pages, o/wise a fine copy.. 27.6 x 20.5. 8717051894
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$55

38641
BROUWER, C. A., Van de REE, M... (editors)
TEKENEN VOOR EEN VLOOT

Koninklijke Nedloyd Groep. Amsterdam. 1982. 1st Ed. 64 PP with 5 cartoons, 15 plans, 8 colour and 72 b/w photos. Title page: Nedlloyd Container Ship. Pictorial laminated stiff cover. Fine. Dutch text. 25 x 17.5. 9022818241
Outline of the Dutch merchant shipping line, Nedlloyd Group and its fleet.
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$10

71629
BUCKLEY, K. & KLUGMAN, K.
THE HISTORY OF BURNS PHILP - The Australian Company in the South Pacific

Burns, Philp & Co. Sydney. 1981. 1st Ed. XVI, 312 PP with 12 tables, 2 maps & 31 b/w photos & fleet list. Eps: Maps of the area served by Burns Philp steamers. Hard cover, dj. A very fine copy. 22.5 x 14.5.
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$70

15901
BURRELL, D. C. E.
THE THISTLE BOATS (The Albyn Line Story)

Kendal, UK. 1987. World Ship Society. 1st Ed. 72 PP with 2 pages of plans, 2 funnels and house flags (in colour), and 73 b/w photos. Fp (in colour): painting of the "Thistlebrae", by L. Dunn. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21 x 14.5. 0905617436
History & fleet list, houseflags & funnels.
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$10

61134
BURRELL, D. C. E.
THE THISTLE BOATS (The Albyn Line Story)

Kendal, UK. 1987. World Ship Society. 1st Ed. 72 PP with 2 pages of plans, 2 funnels and house flags (in colour), and 73 b/w photos. Fp (in colour): painting of the "Thistlebrae". Pictorial soft cover. 2 holes for ring binder close to the spine, o/wise near fine. 21 x 14.5. 0905617436
History & fleet list, houseflags & funnels.
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$5

20598
BURRELL, D.C.E.
BARRIE & NAIRN - THE DEN LINE

Kendal. 1990. World Ship Society. 1st Ed. 80 PP with 4 facsimiles of documents, 9 colour and 36 bw illust. Fp: Iron 4-masted barque Dundee. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21 x 14.8. 0905617592
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$15

71700
BUSHELL, T. A.
ROYAL MAIL - A Centenary History of the Royal Mail Line 1839 - 1939

Trade and Travel Publications Ltd. London. 1939. 1st Ed. XVI, 270 PP with 2 maps and 13 text illustrations, plus 38 b/w plates with 1 map and 66 illustrations. Fp (in colour): Armorial bearings of the Royal Mail Lines, with tissue guard. Marbled endpapers. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover Per Mare Ubique, gilt title on spine, top edge gilt, dj. Dust jacket with repaired closed tears, now protected. Dedicatory note on front endpaper, dated and signed by the author. Occasional foxing. A near fine copy of a scarce title. 25.2 x 19.
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$125

71613
BUSHELL, T.A.
EIGHT BELLS, Royal Mail Lines War Story 1939-1945

Trade & Travel Publications. London. 1950. 1st Ed. XV, 207 PP with 9 maps, 5 illust. in text plus 44 pages with 50 illust. Pencil drawings by G.A. Campbell. Fp: Colour plate of HMT Andes. Gilt-engraved hard cover and title on spine although gilt is dulled. Signature of previous owner on FFEP. Occasional light foxing. A near fine copy of a scarce title. 24.5 x 18.5.
A record of the hazardous runs, achievements and losses of ships and men of the Royal Mail Lines Limited.
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$75

67636
CAMPBELL, P. & A.
THE WHITE FUNNEL HANDBOOK - Official Handbook of P. & A. Campbell Ltd.

Bristol. c. 1930. P. & A. Campbell. 1st Ed. 112 PP with advertising material, 15 street plans and b/w illustrations, plus 2 large folded maps in colour "Bristol Channel Services" and "South Coast Services". Pictorial soft covers. Near fine. 19 x 13.
Account of the passenger services of P & A Campbell's White Funnel steamers of the Bristol Channel and the South Coast.
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$40

44513
CIRCLE LINE
CIRCLE LINE AROUND MANHATTAN ISLAND

Circle Line-Sightseeing Yachts Inc. New York. 1966. 1st Ed. 80 PP with 2 engravings and 60 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 20.8 x 13.5.
America's favourite boat ride.
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$10

65957
CLARKSON, John & FENTON, Roy
ANCHOR AND BROCKLEBANK LINES

London. 1994. John & Marion Clarkson. 1st softback edition, in the "Ships in Focus" series. 72 PP with 148 b/w photos. Inside back cover: index. Title page: "Manipur", 1920. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.7 x 21. 0952117924
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$20

69834
CLARKSON, John & FENTON, Roy
NEW ZEALAND AND FEDERAL LINES

Preston, UK. 1995. John & Marion Clarkson. 1st Ed., in the Ships in Focus series. 89 PP with 194 b/w photos. Title page: Surrey, 1929. Laminated pictorial boards. Fine. 30.2 x 21.2. 0952117940
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$35

70571
CLYDE SHIPPING
CLYDE SHIPPING COMPANY Limited

Glasgow. c. 1970. Clyde Shipping Company. A 10 page "advertisement" flyer with 4 colour illustrations (3 photos and a 2 pages artwork of the tugboat "Flying Fulmar"), and 14 b/w illustrations (seal of the Company, 5 drawings and 8 photos). Staples removed. Near fine. 26.2 x 2
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$5

71576
COCKRILL, Philip
K.N.S.M. The Royal Netherlands Steamship Company (1856-1981), Series Booklet No.26

Philip Cockrill. Berkshire. c. 1980. 1st Ed., booklet No. 26 in this series. 56 PP with b/w illustrations in text. Soft covers lightly soiled, o/wise fine. 21 x 14.5.
A history of KNSM through postal cancellations.
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$35

71573
COCKRILL, Philip
UNITED FRUIT COMPANY, The History, Ships & Cancellations of the Great White Fleet (Series Booklet No.28)

Philip Cockrill. Berkshire. c.1980. 44 PP with b/w illustrations. Stapled card covers with light soiling. Near fine. Scarce. 20.8 x 14.5.
A history of the United Fruit Company through postal cancellations.
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$35

45877
COOPER, James, KLUDAS, Arnold & PEIN, Joachim
THE HAMBURG SOUTH AMERICA LINE

London. 1989. World Ship Society. 1st Ed. Foreword in German and English by Dr. John Henry de La Trobe and Horst Schomburg. 192, (4 pictorial appendix ) PP with 425 b/w illustrations. Pictorial appendix by Dietmar Borchert with 10 House flags and funnels, and 10 profiles (in colour). Fp (in colour): Cape Polonio. Half-title page: House Flag H S D G. Eps: Mappemonde with the Company's routes. Cloth cover, gilt house flag on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Slight ageing of the dust jacket. Letter by Erwin Ludewig, Managing Director of Hamburg-Süd (in 1989), loosely inserted. Fine. 30.5 x 21.5. 0905617509
The German shipping line Hamburg-Südamerikanische Dampfschifffahrts-Gesellschaft. History, fleet list...
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$60

65939
COOPER, James, KLUDAS, Arnold & PEIN, Joachim
THE HAMBURG SOUTH AMERICA LINE

London. 1989. World Ship Society. 1st Ed. Foreword in German and English by Dr. John Henry de La Trobe and Horst Schomburg. 192, (4 pictorial appendix ) PP with 425 b/w illustrations. Pictorial appendix by Dietmar Borchert with 10 House flags and funnels, and 10 profiles (in colour). Fp (in colour): Cape Polonio. Half-title page: House Flag H S D G. Eps: Mappemonde with the Company's routes. Cloth cover, gilt house flag on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Near fine. 30.5 x 21.5. 0905617509
The German shipping line Hamburg-Südamerikanische Dampfschifffahrts-Gesellschaft. History, fleet list...
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$25

69853
COOPER, Malcolm, HARVEY, Bill & LAXON, Bill
GLEN AND SHIRE LINES - A Ships in Focus Fleet History

Preston. 2005. Ships in Focus Publications. 1st Ed. Preface by Roy Fenton. 188 PP with 1 sketch map, 45 colour illustrations (5 funnels and House-Flags, 6 paintings and 34 photos) and 326 b/w photos. Title page: Flintshire. FEP (in colour): Glenorchy. REP (in colour): Glenogle. Laminated pictorial boards. As new. 30.2 x 21.6. 9781901703658
Chronological history of the Glen Line and of the Shire Line. Fleet Lists.
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$60

49578
CORNFORD, L. Cope
A CENTURY OF SEA TRADING 1824-1924. THE GENERAL STEAM NAVIGATION COMPANY LIMITED

London. 1924. A & C Black Ltd. 1st Ed., illustrated by W L Wyllie and J Spurling. Preface by the Right Hon. Viscount Inchcape. X, 182 PP with 1 map and 3 b/w illustrations, plus 26 plates with 8 colour and 20 b/w illustrations. Decorated cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Presentation plate (June 1924) pasted down on front endpaper. Offsetting on endpapers, foxing, o/wise near fine. Scarce. 22.5 x 16.5.
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$55

71605
CORNFORD, L. Cope
A CENTURY OF SEA TRADING 1824-1924. THE GENERAL STEAM NAVIGATION COMPANY LIMITED

A & C Black Ltd. London. 1924. 1st Ed., illustrated by W L Wyllie and J Spurling. Preface by the Right Hon. Viscount Inchcape. X, 182 PP with 1 map and 3 b/w illustrations, plus 26 plates with 8 colour and 20 b/w illustrations. Decorated cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Dedicatory note to the Port Commandant (Pat Leeper) and signed by Reg Grout , Fayid (Ismalia), Marche 1952. Scarce. 22.5 x 16.5.
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$55

69960
COWDEN, James E.
THE PRICE OF PEACE - Elder Dempster 1939-1945

Liverpool. 1981. Jocast Limited. 1st Ed. 99 PP with 34 b/w photos. Pictorial card cover. Near fine. 20.6 x 13.7. 0950748005
Record of the losses during WWII of this shipping line: 26 vessels, 144,465 gross tons & 478 sea-going personnel.
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$25

69937
COWDEN, James E. & DUFFY, John, O.C.
THE ELDER DEMPSTER FLEET HISTORY 1852-1985

Norfolk. 1986. Mallett & Bell. 1st Ed. Foreword by Kenneth H. Birch. XVI, 528 PP with maps, line drawings, plans, and b/w photos, plus 10 pages with 7 colour illustrations & 2 colour photos. Fp (in colour): Moonlight Rendezvous,fom a painting by John Stobart. Eps: Map of the West Coast of Central Africa. Hard cover, gilt title on front board and spine, dj. Fine. 30.2 x 21.5. 0950945315
Fleet list of 586 ships. From the iron screw schooner Forerunner to the developments of the mid-1980's.
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$70

71636
CREDLAND, Arthur G. & THOMPSON, Michael
THE WILSON LINE OF HULL 1831-1981 - The Rise and Fall of an Empire

Hutton Press. Beverley, East Yorkshire. 1994. 1st Ed. 143 PP with 2 sets of plans, 4 facsimile of sailing schedules, 12 colour illustrations and 104 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Name of previous owner at top of title page, o/wise a fine copy. Oblong: 22.5 x 24.5. 1872167586
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$20

15960
CROWDY, Michael
LEIF HÖEGH & CO a/s OSLO - The Firm and the Fleet 1928-1968

Kendal, UK. 1968. World Ship Society. 1st Ed. 63 PP with 4 line drawings, 8 portraits and 102 b/w photos. Inside back cover: House Flag and Funnels. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 21.5 x 14.
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$5

15977
CROWDY, Michael
LYLE SHIPPING CO. LTD 1827-1966, The Firm and the Fleet

London. 1966. World Ship Society. 1st Ed. 44 PP with 1 world map at center fold, and 42 b/w illustrations (28 of ships). Inside front cover: portrait of Abram Lyle. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21.5 x 14.
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$10

63949
CUSHING, John E.
CAPTAIN WILLIAM MATSON (1849-1917) - From Handy Boy to Shipowner

New York. 1951. The Newcomen Society in North America 2nd printing of the January 1951 original. 28 PP with 10 b/w illustrations. Soft cover. Fine. 23 x 15.3
8th Newcomen Lecture delivered 4th October 1949, before the U.S. Coast Guard Academy at New london, Connecticut, on behalf of John E. Cushing, President of Matson Navigation Company, San Francisco.
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$15

43507
DALKMANN, H. A. & SCHOONDERBEEK, A. J.
ONE HUNDRED AND TWENTY-FIVE YEARS OF HOLLAND AMERICA LINE - A company history

Edinburgh. 1998. The Pentland Press. 1st Ed. XII, 439 PP with 5 profiles, and 243 b/w photos. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 24 x 16. 1858215900
History of the Holland America Line, The Deep Sea Fleet, Holland America's Subsidiaries and their Fleets, History of Joint Ventures and their Fleet, Governmentships, Tenders and Dayboats, Riverfleet, Total Fleet Register, Bibliography, Notes and Appendices.
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$55

61752
DANISH SHIPPING
EAC TRANSPORT

The East Company Ltd. Copenhagen, Denmark. c. 1995. Brochure: 3 folds with colour illustrations (1 map, 6 logos of shipping lines and 11 photos). Fine. 23.5 x 23.5.
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$5

71711
DAVIES, P.N.
THE TRADE MAKERS, Elder Dempster in West Africa 1852-1972

Allen & Unwin. London. 1973. 1st Ed. 526 PP with tables in text plus 32 plates with 79 b/w illust. (facsimiles of documents, shipping schedules, maps & photos). FEP: Map of Economic Africa, South Coast of Western Africa (1885). REP: Map of the Coast of Central West Africa (1960). Cloth cover, price-clipped dust jacket has some edge wear and is in a protective sleeve. A near fine copy. 24 x 16. 0043870031
From the African Steam Ship Company of 1852, .. developments with British West Africa, .. Fleet List (24 photos).
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$50

38711
DE BOER, Dr. M. G. & WESTERMANN, Dr. J. C.
EEN HALVE EEUW PAKETVAART 1891-1941

Amsterdam. 1941. Koninklijke Paketvaart-Maatschappij. 1st Ed., with a preface by M. C. Koning. 430, (28 appendices) PP with 6 maps, 8 graphs, 8 ship profiles, 70 b/w illustrations, plus 13 plates (6 in colour and 7 with 14 b/w portraits). Fp: Portrait of Op Ten Noort. Hard cover, cream vellum and blue cloth spine, gilt title on front cover (some gilt letters rubbed). Covers rubbed, ageing of paper. Stamp of Royal Inter Ocean Line, Hong Kong on front endpaper and title page, o/wise very good. Scarce. Dutch text. 29.8 x 23.
A history of the Koninklijke Paketvaart-Maatschappij (K.P.M. / R. I.L.) between 1891 and 1941.
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$30

71607
DE BOER, Dr. M.G.
THE HOLLAND-AMERICA LINE 1873-1923

The Board of the Holland-America Line. Rotterdam. 1923. 1st English edition. 104 PP with 3 maps, 1 table, 12 graphs, 28 drawings and paintings by G. Van Duffelen, and 37 b/w photos. Small errata slip loosely inserted. Fp: The S.S. Rotterdam in the Port of New York. Soft covers, gilt decoration and title on front cover and spine. Covers have a little light soiling, o/wise a fine copy of a rarely seen item. 31 x 24.
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$80

62365
DUNN, Laurence
SHIPS OF THE UNION-CASTLE LINE

London. 1954. Adlard Coles. 1st Ed. 128 PP with maps, plans, silhouettes & b/w photos. Fp: R.M.M.V. Athlone Castle at Cape Town. Hard cover. Errata slip with 2 b/w photos tipped in on front endpaper. Very good. Small oblong: 12.7 x 19.3.
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$5

70116
DUNN, Laurence & HEATON, P.M.
PALM LINE

P.M. Heaton Publishing. Gwent, UK. 1994. 1st Ed. 64 PP plus 112 b/w photos on full page. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing spots on top outside page edges, o/wise fine. 21.5 x 15.2. 1872006019
History of a shipping line owned by the Lever brothers, who were intent on securing palm oil for their soap industry, and even took an interest in whaling. Contains a fleet list of owned, managed and chartered ships.
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$30

69137
EDMOND, Stuart
MEMORIES OF A BEN LINE MAN

Balbair, Dingwall, UK. 2015. Bassman Books. Second impression of the 2015 original. (2), 215, (2) PP with 34 b/w photos. Pictorial soft covers with small bump at top corner, o/wise a fine copy. 21 x 14.7. 9780956790866
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$40

71621
FARQUHAR, I. J.
UNION FLEET 1875-1975

N.Z. Ships & Marine Society. 1976. Wellington. 2nd revised edition of the 1968 original. VIII, 61 PP, plus 16 pages with 26 b/w illust. by J. E. Hobbs. Pictorial stiff covers, staples. Signed by the author under his name on title page. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 24.5 x 16.5.
A list of ships owned by the Union Steam Ship Company of N.Z. since its inception in 1875 in Dunedin.
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$25

15083
FENTON, Roy & CLARKSON, John
SHIPS IN FOCUS RECORD - Issue Number 3, Volume 1

London. 1997. J. & M. Clarkson. Issue No. 3. Pages 129 to 192 with 105 bw photos in text. Pict. card cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21. -ISSN 13631675
Issue concentrating on the ships of the Mersey and the port of Liverpool. The Yeoward Line, Ropner trunk-deck steamers, R.W. Leyland and the mighty Ditton...
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$15

68505
FENTON, Roy & CLARKSON, John
SHIPS IN FOCUS RECORD, 1 - 10

London. 1996 / 1999. John & Marion Clarkson. Bound copy of issues 1 to 10 of Ships in Focus Record. 10 issues: 656 PP with hundreds of b/w photos. Bound copies with their original covers, Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Fine set. 30 x 21.5.
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$130

68506
FENTON, Roy & CLARKSON, John
SHIPS IN FOCUS RECORD, 11 - 20

London. 2000 / 2001. John & Marion Clarkson. Bound copy of issues 1 to 10 of Ships in Focus Record. 10 issues: 664 PP with hundreds of b/w photos. Bound copies with their original covers. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Fine set. 30 x 21.5.
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$130

40375
FENTON, Roy & CLARKSON, John
SHIPS IN FOCUS RECORD, 13-16

Preston. 2000/2001. John & Marion Clarkson. Bound copy of issues 13 to 16 of Ships in Focus Record. 264 PP with hundreds of b/w photos. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Fine. 30.2 x 21.2.
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$50

30528
FENTON, Roy & CLARKSON, John
SHIPS IN FOCUS RECORD 7

London. 1998. Ships in Focus Publications. Issue Number 7. 64 PP ( P. 129 to 192), with 1 plan and 109 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21. 1901703010
Twin-funnel cargo liners. Dublin gas boats. Antiques in the Humber. The Palmers of Boston and Ringaskiddy...
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$15

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

London. 1999. Ships in Focus Publications. 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...
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$15

33170
FENTON, Roy, & CLARKSON, John
SHIPS IN FOCUS RECORD 9

London. 1999. Ships in Focus Publications. Issue Number 9. 64 PP with 3 house flags / funnels, 3 plans and 114 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21. 1901703045
The two Dunedin Stars, the Imperial Star class. Pilgrim ships for Mecca...
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$15

35620
FENTON, Roy & CLARKSON, John
SHIPS IN FOCUS RECORD 11

London. 2000. Ships in Focus Publications. Issue Number 11. 64 PP (129 to 192) with 105 b/w photos. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21. 1901703088
Fleet in Focus: Alexander Shipping Co. Ltd. The potato ship that turned turtle. Canadian wood, U.S. steel. On the Rocks (shipwrecks)...
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$15

37896
FENTON, Roy & CLARKSON, John
SHIPS IN FOCUS RECORD 14

Ships in Focus Publications. London. 2000. Issue Number 14. 64 PP (65 to 128) with 108 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21. 1901703118
Fleet in Focus: Furness North Pacific Ships (part 1). Whitbury Shipping Co. Ltd. Fleet List. Australian two-funnellers, by Ian Farquhar... Torquay Harbour in the thirties (part 2)...
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$15

39289
FENTON, Roy & CLARKSON, John
SHIPS IN FOCUS RECORD 16

London. 2001. Ships in Focus Publications. Issue Number 16. 72 PP (193 to 264) with 1 map, 3 plans and 115b/w photos. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21. 1901703134
Fleet in Focus: Harrisons' four masters. British merchant ships in the Mexican revolution, by David H. Grover...
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$15

40374
FENTON, Roy & CLARKSON, John
SHIPS IN FOCUS RECORD 17

Ships in Focus Publications. London. 2001. Issue Number 17. 64 PP with 16 flags and funnels (in colour), 24 colour and 76 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21. 1901703142
Fleet in Focus: The Furness goalposters. Spanish veterans. The Welly Boot (Wellington Star), by Captain A.W. Kinghorn. Their own devices (flags and funnels) by J. L. Loughran.
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$15

41026
FENTON, Roy & CLARKSON, John
SHIPS IN FOCUS RECORD 18

Ships in Focus Publications. London. 2001. Issue Number 18. 64 PP (65 to 128) with 5 profiles, 25 colour and 81 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21. 1901703150
Fleet in Focus: The PLM colliers 12 to 27, by Roy Fenton. The Country ship by John Naylon. The Fred Olsen cruise ships, by Anthony Cooke. The develpment of post-war Bank Line cargo ships (part 2), by Paul Boot.
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$15

41884
FENTON, Roy & CLARKSON, John
SHIPS IN FOCUS RECORD 19

London. 2002. Ships in Focus Publications. Issue Number 19. 64 PP (129 to 192) with 1 map, 1 flag and funnel, 2 sketch-plans and 92 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21. 1901703169
Fleet in Focus: Houlder's post-war Granges, by John Hill. Tasmanian Traders by Rex Cox and Ken Wriedt. Sunderland in Focus, by John Lingwood.
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$15

42421
FENTON, Roy & CLARKSON, John
SHIPS IN FOCUS RECORD 20

London. 2002. Ships in Focus Publications. Issue Number 20. 64 PP (193 to 264) with 2 sketch-plans and 123 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21. 1901703177
Fleet in Focus: Houlder 's post-war Granges, Part 2 by John Hill. The Nile Steamship by David Burrell. Ben-My-Chree of 1908, by John Shepherd.
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$15

42925
FENTON, Roy & CLARKSON, John
SHIPS IN FOCUS RECORD 21

London. 2002. Ships in Focus Publications. Issue Number 21 64 PP with 2 facsimile of newspaper clippings, 2 accommodation plans and 127 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21. 1901703185
Fleet in Focus: Ellerman's City of Oxford Class. Ships held hostage.
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$15

43638
FENTON, Roy, & CLARKSON, John
SHIPS IN FOCUS RECORD 22

London. 2002. Ships in Focus Publications. Issue Number 22. 64 PP (64-128) with 3 flags & funnels, 1 set of plans and 118 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21. 1901703193
Fleet in Focus: North Pacific Coast Line (part 1), by David Burrell. By Bergen Line from Newcastle (part 1), by Anthony Cooke.
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$15

44601
FENTON, Roy & CLARKSON, John
SHIPS IN FOCUS RECORD 23

London. 2003. Ships in Focus Publications. Issue Number 23. 64 PP (129-192) with 130 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21. 1901703207
Fleet in Focus: North Pacific Coast Line (part 2), by David Burrell. By Bergen Line from Newcastle (part 2), by Anthony Cooke. Photographer in focus: William Livermore of Sydney, by Ian Farquhar.
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$15

44951
FENTON, Roy, & CLARKSON, John
SHIPS IN FOCUS RECORD 24

London. 2003. Ships in Focus Publications. Issue Number 24. 72 PP (193-264) with 1 set of plans, 36 flags and funnels (in colour), 62 b/w and 65 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21. 1901703703
Fleet in Focus: Shaw, Savill's big ICs, by Captain Edward Buckle and Roy Fenton. Thomas Skinner's Castle Line, by Malcolm Cooper. Iron colours, Flags and Funnels of BISCo ore carriers by J.L. Loughran.
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$15

45807
FENTON, Roy, & CLARKSON, John
SHIPS IN FOCUS RECORD 25

London. 2003. Ships in Focus Publications. Issue Number 25. 64 PP with 2 sketch plan and 123 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21. 1901703711
Canadian Pacific's Beavers (part 1), by Stephen Howells. The Iron Ladies (part 3), by John Harrison. Sunderland in Focus 2, by John Lingwood.
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$15

46073
FENTON, Roy, & CLARKSON, John
SHIPS IN FOCUS RECORD 26

London. 2003. Ships in Focus Publications. Issue Number 26. 64 PP (65 to 128) with 3 sets of plans and 101 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21. 190170372X
Canadian Pacific's Beavers (part 2), by Stephen Howells. Iron Ladies follow up to parts 1, 2 and 3 (by John Harrison). The Liberty Liners, by Anthony Cooke.
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$15

46598
FENTON, Roy, & CLARKSON, John
SHIPS IN FOCUS RECORD 27

London. 2004. Ships in Focus Publications. Issue Number 27, March 1004. 64 PP (129 to 192) with 1 house flag and funnel, 2 sets of plans and 122 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. New. 29.8 x 21. 1901703738
Elder Dempster's Explorer Class by Andrew Bell. London Scottish Lines Ltd, Leith, by Graeme Somner. Rough Weather photographer, by Captain J. F. van Puyvelde...
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$15

49704
FENTON, Roy, & CLARKSON, John
SHIPS IN FOCUS RECORD 32

London. 2005. Ships in Focus Publications. Issue Number 32, November 2005. 72 PP (193 -264) with 97 b/w and 42 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21. 1901703789
Bristol City Line, Part 1, by Geoffrey Holmes. The last years of the Loch Line, by Malcolm Cooper. The White Fleet of Thor Dahl, Part 1, by Peter Newall... American Standards, Part 1, by Paul Boot.
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$15

50458
FENTON, Roy, & CLARKSON, John
SHIPS IN FOCUS RECORD 33

London. 2006. Ships in Focus Publications. Issue Number 33, March 2006. 64 PP (1-64) with 91 b/w and 37 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21. 1901703797
Bristol City Line, Part 2, by Geoffrey Holmes. The White Fleet of Thor Dahl, Part 2, by Peter Newall... American Standards, Part 2, by Paul Boot. Sailing tankers, part 1, by John Naylon.
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$15

51154
FENTON, Roy, & CLARKSON, John
SHIPS IN FOCUS RECORD 34

London. 2006. Ships in Focus Publications. Issue Number 34, July 2006. 64 PP (65 -128) with 1 set of plans, 1 house-flag & funnel, and 109 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21. 1901703800
Booker Line, by Andrew Bell. Sailing tankers, part 2, By John Naylon. Hain in a hundred, A British tramp fleet at work, New Years's day 1900, by Malcolm Cooper ...
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$15

51583
FENTON, Roy, & CLARKSON, John
SHIPS IN FOCUS RECORD 35

London. 2006. Ships in Focus Publications. Issue Number 35, November 2006. 64 PP (129-192) with 4 plans, and 127 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21. 1901703819
Palm Line's cargo designs. David de Maus, part 1, by Ian Farquhar. Sailing tankers, part 3, By John Naylon.
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$15

52190
FENTON, Roy, & CLARKSON, John
SHIPS IN FOCUS RECORD 36

London. 2007. Ships in Focus Publications. Issue Number 36, March 2007. 72 PP (193-264) with b/w illustrations and 43 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21. 1901703872
The final years of Palm Line, by John Goble. David de Maus, part 2, by Ian Farquhar. British Yard, Greek Tramp, by Paul Boot...
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$15

52964
FENTON, Roy, & CLARKSON, John
SHIPS IN FOCUS RECORD 37

London. 2007. Ships in Focus Publications. Issue Number 37, July 2007. 64 PP with 1 house Flag & Funnel, 87 b/w and 40 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21. 1901703835
British and Continental Steam Ship Co. Ltd (Part 1), by Colin Turner and Roy Fenton. Up the Canal (Manchester Ship Canal) in colour... Arnott Young, shipbreakers on the Clyde (Part 1) by Ian Buxton....
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$15

54390
FENTON, Roy, & CLARKSON, John
SHIPS IN FOCUS RECORD 39

London. 2008. Ships in Focus Publications. Issue Number 39, March 2008. 129-192 PP with 148 b/w illustrations (3 House Flags and Funnels, and 135 photos). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21. 9781901703856
Moss Hutchinson (Part 1), by Roy Fenton and John Cook. Scottish Shire Line (Part 1), by Ian Farquhar. Overseas Fruit Ships in Hobart 1960-1976 (Part 1), by Rex Cox.
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$25

55723
FENTON, Roy, & CLARKSON, John
SHIPS IN FOCUS RECORD 41

London. 2008. Ships in Focus Publications. Issue Number 41, November 2008. 64 PP with 113 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21.
Prince Line Mediterranean Ships, post 1945 (Part 1), by George Swaine. Nigerian National Shipping Line Ltd. (Part 1), by Andrew Huckett. Shell Tankers on the Mersey, by Captain Michael Pryce. W.N. Lindsay Ltd of Leith (Part 1), by Graeme Somner & Douglas J. Lindsay.
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$25

56374
FENTON, Roy, & CLARKSON, John
SHIPS IN FOCUS RECORD 42

London. 2009. Ships in Focus Publications. Issue Number 42, March 2009. 65-128 PP with 107 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21. 9781901703887
Prince Line Mediterranean Ships, post 1945 (Part 2), by George Swaine. Nigerian National Shipping Line Ltd. (Part 2), by Andrew Huckett. Shell's former sailing ship Tankers, by Malcolm Cooper. W.N. Lindsay Ltd of Leith (Part 2), by Graeme Somner & Douglas J. Lindsay. Liberty Ships on charter to Britain (Part 1), by John de S. Winser.
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$25

57046
FENTON, Roy, & CLARKSON, John
SHIPS IN FOCUS RECORD 43

London. 2009. Ships in Focus Publications. Issue Number 43, July 2009. 129- 200 PP with 107 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21. 9781901703894
Prince Line post 1945 - Round the world service and tramping, by George Swaine. W.N. Lindsay Ltd of Leith (Part 3), by Graeme Somner & Douglas J. Lindsay. ... Liberty Ships on charter to Britain (Part 2), by John de S. Winser.
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$25

57778
FENTON, Roy, & CLARKSON, John
SHIPS IN FOCUS RECORD 44

London. 2009. Ships in Focus Publications. Issue Number 44, November 2009. 201-272 PP with 25 colour and 110 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21. 9781901703900
The last Bibby Liners, by Roy Fenton and Adam Scott Gray. Nigerian National Shipping Line, by John Goble. The last voyage of Hemsley-I. Turkish veteran steamers, by Nigel Jones. ...
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$25

58167
FENTON, Roy, & CLARKSON, John
SHIPS IN FOCUS RECORD 45

London. 2010. Ships in Focus Publications. Issue Number 45, March 2010. 64 PP with 105 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21. 9781901703917
Ellerman's Cathedral Cities. British Shipowners' Company Limited, Part 1: the Sailing Fleet, by Malcolm Cooper. A history of Barber Lines A/S, by Malcolm Cranfield...
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$25

59256
FENTON, Roy, & CLARKSON, John
SHIPS IN FOCUS RECORD 46

London. 2010. Ships in Focus Publications. Issue Number 46, July 2010. 65-128 PP with 1 set of plans, 85 b/w and 42 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21. 9781901703924
P&O's cargo ships to the Far East, by Andrew Bell. Ellerman's Canadian City Lines. British Shipowners' Company Limited, Part 2: the Steam Fleet, by Malcolm Cooper. Barber Lines pictorial, by Malcolm Cranfield...
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$25

59670
FENTON, Roy, & CLARKSON, John
SHIPS IN FOCUS RECORD 47

London. 2010. Ships in Focus Publications. Issue Number 47, November 2010. 129-192 PP with 140 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21. 9781901703931
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$25

65955
FENTON, Roy, & ROBERTSON, Philip
WILLIAM ROBERTSON AND THE GEM LINE

Preston. 2009. Ships in Focus Publications. 1st Ed. 144 PP with b/w illustrations (3 plans, 14 portraits / employees, 262 photos), and 31 colour illustrations (1 House Flag, 2 paintings, 3 memorial plaques and 25 photos). Title page: The Pearl in 1896. FEP: General Arrangement of "S.S. Sphene". REP: General Arrangement "M.S. Citrine". Pictorial laminated boards with a small bump on right top corner, o/wise fine. Scarce. 30.2 x 21.5. 9781901703573
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$40

39455
FINNLINES
FINNLINES GROUP - 1990 Annual Report

Helsinki. 1991. Finnlines Group Oy Ab. 1st Ed. 58 PP with 1 organigram, tables, 12 colour photos, and 40 ship profiles in fleet list. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21.
Financial report... Fleet list as of 1 March 1991.
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$10

36397
FRANGSMYR, Tore
OSTINDISKA KOMPANIET - Människorna, äventyret och den ekonomiska drömmen

Höganäs, Sweden. 1976. Bokförlaget Bra Böcker. 1st Ed. 176 PP with 48 colour and 70 b/w illust. Hard cover, dj. Note at top of front endpaper. Near fine. Swedish text. 28 x 21.5.
The East India Company of Sweden. Trade between Gothenburg and Canton (nowadays Guangzou).
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$15

68418
GARDNER, D. F. & HOBBS, J. E.
THE UNION STEAM SHIP COMPANY STEAM SHIPS

Millwood Press. Wellington. 1982. 1st Ed. 112 PP with 50 colour paintings (on full page) by J.E. Hobbs. Fp (in colour): S.S. Rotomahana 1879-1925. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. Oblong: 21.5 x 28. 0908582412
Pictorial record of the Union Company: steamships, coasters, short sea traders, deep sea passenger liners.
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$50

14328
GARRETT, K. S.
EVERARD OF GREENHITHE

Kendal, UK. 1991. World Ship Society. 1st Ed. 238 PP with 1 map (Greenhithe on the River Thames), 6 full page of colour illustrations (3 funnels & colours) and 408 b/w photos of sailing barges (30), motor vessels and port scenes. Fp: Colour painting Greenhithe, Kent. Eps: General particulars of Pamela Everard. Cloth cover, gilt-decorated front cover (house flag), gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 30.5 x 21.5. 0905617584
Company started in 1922 by the manager of the shipyard which was building & repairing sailing barges.
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$60

40092
GARRETT, K. S.
R. LAPTHORN AND COMPANY LIMITED

Preston. 2001. Ships in Focus Publications. 1st Ed. 88 PP with 95 b/w photos and 45 colour illustrations (1 house flag, 11 funnels and 33 photos). Title plage: House Flag. Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. 30.2 x 21.3. 190170341X
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$40

71639
GIBB, D. E. W.
LLOYD'S OF LONDON - A Study in Individualism

Macmillan. London. 1972. Reprint of 1957 1st edition. X, 387 PP, plus 22 b/w plates. Fp: Lloyd's New Building; an impression from Lime Street. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket has a few small chips and light soiling, o/wise a near fine copy. 24.2 x 16.5.
The history of this underwriting institution, together with an insight into the social & commercial development of London and the world trade.
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$35

71735
GIBSON, John Frederic
BROCKLEBANKS 1770-1950 (in Two Volumes)

Henry Young & Sons Ltd. Liverpool. 1953. 1st edition with a preface by Col. Denis H. Bates, Chairman. Vol. I: XVI, 287 PP, plus 4 colour and 9 b/w plates, and 1 large folded (5 folds) "Family Tree" at end of book. Fp: Portrait of Col. Denis H. Bates. Vol. II: (6), 231 PP, plus 3 colour and 10 b/w plates. Fp: "Ameer" and "Sindia" off Gibraltar, 1889. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Spines of dust jackets sunned and slightly soiled. Faint foxing. A near fine set. 22 x 14.5.
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$120

70036
GOLDBERG, Mark H.
SHIPS OF THE LIBERA LINE

Amsterdam. 1987. A. J. Hilgersom. 1st Ed., with a foreword by Frank O. Braynard. 92 PP with 34 b/w illustrations: 2 posters and 32 photos, plus 1 folded plate (cabin plan of the cargo / passenger ship "Piave") and the "Addenda & Corrgenda" in a pocket at rear of book. . Stiff covers, illustrated front. Foxing spots on covers and top outside edge. Very good. 22 x 15. 9070135094
Navigazione Libera Triestina. Libera: Tramping / Free Navigation.
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$25

43347
GRANT, Kay
SAMUEL CUNARD, Pioneer of the Atlantic Steamship

London. 1967. Abelard-Schuman. 1st Ed. 192 PP with 27 b/w illustrations. Fp: Sir Samuel Cunard. Hard cover. Dust jacket tipped in on rear endpaper. Ingleton bookplate on front endpaper. Faint foxing on outside edges. Near fine. 21.5 x 14.5.
Published to commemorate the centennial of Canadian confederation.
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$10

71657
GRANT, Kay
SAMUEL CUNARD, Pioneer of the Atlantic Steamship

Abelard-Schuman. London. 1967. 1st Ed. 192 PP with 27 b/w illustrations. Fp: Sir Samuel Cunard. Hard cover, dust jacket (price-clipped). Spine of dust jacket lightly sunned. Sello tape mlark on front cover. An otherwise very good clean copy. 21.5 x 14.5.
Published to commemorate the centennial of Canadian confederation.
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$15

20226
GRAY, Leonard
THE ROPNER FLEET, 1874-1974

World Ship Society. Kendal, UK. 1975. 1st edition. 50 PP with 36 b/w photos (35 of ships). Fp: Rudby. Pictorial soft cover (title on front cover "Ropner Shipping Company"). Very good. 22 x 14.
History & details of ships.
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$5

68965
GRAY, Leonard
THE ROPNER FLEET, 1874-1974

London. 1975. World Ship Society. 50 PP with 36 b/w photos (35 of ships). Fp: Rudby. Pictorial soft cover. Note and stamp of "The Tasmanian Maritime and Folk Museum" at top of title page. Very good. 22 x 14.
History & details of ships.
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$5

15866
GRAY, Leonard & PÖPPER, R.
DEUTSCHE DAMPFSCHIFFFAHRTS-GESELLSCHAFT "HANSA", 85 Years of Shipping Under the Maltese Cross, 1881-1966

World Ship Society. London. 1967. 1st Ed. 80 PP with line drawings by Frau E. Pöpper, b/w photos, and a coloured map "trade routes served by Hansa" at centrefold. Stapled card covers with light wear, o/wise near fine. 21.5 x 14.
History & fleet list of this major German shipping company.
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$20

16083
HACKMAN, Rowan M. B. H.
THE FLEET PAST AND PRESENT OF HUNTING & SON LTD

London. 1969. World Ship Society. 3rd edition. 44 PP with 42 b/w photos. Inside front cover (in colour): bow marking, funnel and house flag. Pictorial soft covers. Very good. 21.5 x 14.
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$10

67325
HAMBURG AMERICA LINE
ASHTRAY "HAMBURG AMERICA LINE"

Hamburg. c. 1980. HAPAG / Hamburg Amerikanische Paketfahrt Aktien Gesellschaft. China ashtray in shape of a funnel with the company's coloured rings of yellow with the black, white and red rings at top, and logo / acronym "HAPAG" at top. Stamp of manufacturer "SPM", Walküre, Bayreuth, Bavaria" on the bottom, Fine condition. Size: Height: 9cm, Length: 11cm.
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$20

62058
HARVEY, W. J.
HEAD LINE - The Ulster Steamship Co. Ltd. (G. Heyn & Sons Ltd.), Belfast

World Ship Society. Kendal, UK. 1991. 1st Ed. 160 PP with 1 map, 1 colour photo, 7 b/w illust., 18 pages with facsimile of documents and 107 b/w photos. Fp: "Howth Head" flying the Green Ensign. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 21 x 14.8. 0905617533
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$10

63111
HARVEY, W. J.
STENA 1939-1989

Stena AB. Sweden. 1989. 1st Ed. Foreword by Dan Sten Olsson. 152 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Eps: aerial views of the Port of Göteborg. Hard cover, gilt-engraved title and colour vignette on front board and spine, dj. Fine. 25.5 x 21.3. 9185786411
Pages 101 to 140: Ship Histories / Fleet List: 286 vessels with 145 b/w photos.
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$20

65473
HAVILLAND, Charlotte (editor)
THE CHINA NAVIGATION COMPANY LIMITED - A Pictorial History 1872-1992

Hong Kong. 1992. John Swire & Sons Limited. 1st Ed. (2), 120 PP with b/w and colour illustrations, plus 2 maps in colour (1 of them folded). Cloth cover, title in blind on front cover, dj. 2 rubbed patches on rear endpaper. Occasional foxing, o/wise a near fine copy. Scarce. Oblong: 26 x 33.5.
From the start as a Yangtze river steamer company to a shipping line covering Far Eastern & Pacific waters.
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$125

15959
HAWS, Duncan
ANCHOR LINE - 9 - ANCHOR LINE

London. 1986. Author. 1st Ed. No. 9 in the Merchant Fleets series. 100 PP with 100 ship profiles. Pictorial card cover (spine a little sunned), o/wise fine. 23.2 x 15.6. 0946378053
Anchor Line chronological history, routes, fleet list of 174 ships.
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$25

69012
HAWS, Duncan
ANCHOR LINE - 9 - ANCHOR LINE

London. 1986. Author. 1st Ed. No. 9 in the Merchant Fleets series. 100 PP with 100 ship profiles. Pictorial card cover (spine a little sunned). Stamps of "University of Tasmania" & "Australian Maritime College" on half title page, title page and front outside edge. Very good. 23.2 x 15.6. 0946378053
Anchor Line chronological history, routes, fleet list of 174 ships.
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$15

43437
HAWS, Duncan
CHINA NAVIGATION COMPANY

London. 2001. Author. 1st Ed. No. 39 in the Merchant Fleets series. 96 PP with 1 map "China and the Yangtse Basin" and 100 profile drawings to scale (1/1200). Pictorial card covers with a small light crease on lower front corner, o/wise a fine copy. Fine. Scarce. 21 x 14.8. 0946378428
History of the Hong Kong shipping line, started in 1872. Fleet list of 256 ships.
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$75

31684
HAWS, Duncan
HOLLAND AMERICA LINE

London. 1995. Author. 1st Ed., No. 28 in the Merchant Fleets series. VI, 100, (2 index) PP with 92 scale (1:1200 & 1:1300) profile drawings. Pictorial card cover. Previous owner's name and date on title-page, o/wise fine. 21 x 14.8. 0946378258
Chronological Company history and Fleet list for all the ships ever owned by yh Nederlandsch Americaanische Stoomboot Maatschappij.
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$55

61125
HAWS, Duncan
MERCHANT FLEETS - 8 - PACIFIC STEAM NAVIGATION COMPANY (P.S.N.C.)

London. 1986. Author. 1st Ed. No. 8 in the Merchant Fleets series. 96 PP with 1 map on full page & 120 ship profiles. Pictorial soft cover. Loosely inserted 4 page typescript company Fleet List (1840-1955). Near fine. 23.2 x 15.6. 0946378037
Chronological history, routes, fleet list (225 ships).
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$20

31687
HAWS, Duncan
MERCHANT FLEETS - 20: ELDER DEMPSTER LINES

London. 1990. Author. 1st Ed., No. 20 in Merchant Fleets series. 174 PP with 240 b/w drawings to constant scale. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 23.2 x 15.5. 0946378177
Technical details and career histories of 514 ships manned by Elder Dempster.
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$25

20288
HAWS, Duncan
MERCHANT FLEETS - 22: GLEN AND SHIRE LINES

London. 1991. Author. 1st Ed., No. 22 in Merchant Fleets series. 85 PP with 73 ship scale drawings. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 23.4 x 15.6.
Chronological history of the Glen Line and of the Shire Line. Fleet list (145 vessels).
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$25

69011
HAWS, Duncan
MERCHANT FLEETS No. 5: ROYAL MAIL LINE & NELSON LINE

London. 1982. Author. 1st Ed. No. 5 in the Merchant Fleets series. 128 PP with b/w illustrations (3 funnels and 145 scale profile drawings). Pictorial card cover. Stamps of "University of Tasmania" & "Australian Maritime College" on half title page, title page and last page. Very good. 23.2 x 15.5. 0946378002
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$15

62072
HAWS, Duncan
MERCHANT FLEETS No. 5: ROYAL MAIL LINE and NELSON LINE

London. 1982. Author. 1st Ed. No. 5 in the Merchant Fleets series. 128 PP with b/w illustrations (3 funnels and 145 scale profile drawings). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 23.2 x 15.5. 0946378002
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$25

41249
HAWS, Duncan
MERCHANT FLEETS IN PROFILE - 2 - The ships of the CUNARD, AMERICAN, RED STAR, INMAN, LEYLAND, DOMINION, ATLANTIC TRANSPORT and WHITE STAR LINES

Cambridge. 1979. Patrick Stephens. 1st Ed., No. 2 in Merchant Fleets in Profile series 216 PP with scale profile drawings (1:1800) by author. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Foxing on outside edges, offsetting of endpapers. Very good. 24 x 16. 0850593247
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$25

70091
HAWS, Duncan
MERCHANT FLEETS IN PROFILE - 3 - The ships of the UNION, CASTLE & UNION-CASTLE, ALLAN and CANADIAN PACIFIC LINES

Cambridge. 1979. Patrick Stephens. 1st Ed. No. 3 in the Merchant Fleets in Profile series. 186 PP with scale profile drawings (1:1800) by author. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Occasional foxing. Near fine. 24 x 16. 0850993522
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$25

20675
HAWS, Duncan
MERCHANT SHIPS IN PROFILE - 4 - The ships of the HAMBURG AMERICA, ADLER and CARR LINES

Cambridge. 1980. Patrick Stephens. 1st Ed. No. 4 in the Merchant Fleets in Profile series. 208 PP with profile drawings to 1:1800 scale. Hard cover, dj. Shelf No. on front endpaper and small stamp on top of title page, o/wise near fine. 24 x 16. 0850593972
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$20

68168
HAWS, Duncan
THE SHIPS OF THE HAMBURG AMERICA, ADLER AND CARR LINES

Cambridge. 1980. Patrick Stephens. 1st edition in the Merchant Fleets in profile series, No. 4. 208 PP with scale profile drawings (1:1800) by author. Hard cover, dj. Stamps of "University of Tasmania" /" Australian Maritime College" on endpapers and title page. Contents clean and a very good copy. 24 x 16. 0850593972
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$15

69970
HAWS, Duncan
TRIUMPH OF A GREAT TRADITION 1840-1990 - Official Souvenir History of the Cunard Line

London. 1990. Cunard Line. Limited edition with a foreword by Eric Parker, Chairman. 80 PP with b/w & colour illustrations. Pictorial card covers with a little wear are top near spine, o/wise a near fine copy. 29.7 x 21.
Official history of the Cunard Line published for their 150th anniversary.
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$20

62980
HAWS, Duncan & RABSON, Stephen
MERCHANT FLEETS IN PROFILE - 1 - The Ships of the P&O, ORIENT and BLUE ANCHOR LINES

Cambridge. 1978. Patrick Stephens. 1st Ed., No. 1 in Merchant Fleets in Profile series. 160 PP with scale profile drawings (1:1800) by author. Hard cover, dj (price clipped and a little faded around edges). Near fine. 24 x 16. 0850593190
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$30

21912
HEATON, P. M.
THE ABBEY LINE - History of a Cardiff Shipping Venture

The Starling Press. 1983. Gwent, UK. 1st Ed. 151 PP, plus 48 pages with b/w photos. Eps: Transcript of register for Tintern Abbey and Melrose Abbey. Hard cover, dj. Spine of dust jacket lightly sunned, o/wise fine. 22 x 15.2. 0950771422
The founder's origin, interest in shipowning, development, to the sale of the Tintern Abbey in 1960.
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$10

19497
HEATON, P. M.
WELSH SHIPPING FORGOTTEN FLEETS

Newport. 1989. Starling Press. 1st Ed. 91 PP, plus 32 b/w photos of ships (on full page). Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 21.8 x 15.4. 1872006000
Duncan & Company. Seagers. Pardoe-Thomas... History and fleet list.
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$15

19498
HEATON, P.M.
JACK BILLMEIR, Merchant Shipowner

Newport. 1989. Starling Press. 1st Ed. 90 PP plus 56 pages with full-page b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Light foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise fine. 21.7 x 15. 095077149X
Started in 1934, developed during the Spanish Civil War, WWII and the Malta Convoy.
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$25

18821
HEATON, P.M.
REARDON SMITH LINE, The History of a South Wales Shipping Venture

Newport. 1984. Starling Press. 1st Ed. 133 PP, plus 80 b/w photos (76 of ships) on full page. Eps: Transcript of register. Hard cover, dj. Photos plates 49 to 64 and 65 to 80 are misbound (out of order), o/wise fine. 21.8 x 15.4. 0950771430
History and fleet list.
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$30

20666
HEATON, P.M.
TATEMS OF CARDIFF

Starling Press. 1987. London. 1st Ed. 67 PP, plus 48 b/w full-page plates. Fp: Colour painting of a Tatems Vessel. Hard cover, dj (water colour by Laurence Dunn). Fine. 22 x 15.5. 0950771473
History of this fleet from its creation in 1897, its expansion and its end in 1973. Contains 18 pages of fleet list.
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$20

55145
HEDEGAARD, Jan Hein (editor)
LAURITZEN REEFERS (in Lauritzen News No. 128)

Copenhagen. 1991. J. Lauritzen A/S. Issue No. 128, September 1991. 36 PP. Contains articles pages 8 to 20 with 6 b/w and 39 colour photos. Pictorial front cover (M.S. Jorgen Lauritzen) . Fine. 29.7 x 21.
How our Reefer Trade started, by Knud Lauritzen.
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$5

71736
HENRIQUES, Robert
MARCUS SAMUEL, First Viscount Bearsted and founder of The "Shell" Transport and Trading Company 1853-1927

Barrie and Rockliff. London. 1960. 1st Ed. XII, 676 PP, plus 16 pages with 31 b/w photos. Fp: Portrait of Marcus Samuel. Top edge tinted. Eps: map of South East Asia. Blue cloth cover, burgundy label on spine with gilt title, dj (price clipped). Faint foxing. Near fine. 22.8 x 14.5.
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$50

61854
HENRY, Fred
SHIPS OF THE ISLE OF MAN STEAM PACKET CO. LTD.

Glasgow. 1977. Brown, Son & Ferguson. 4th edition of the 1962 original, revised by F. B. O'FRIEL. 88 PP with 2 maps and 32 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 18.5 x 12.2. 0851742823
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$10

36066
HENRY, Tom
THE GOOD COMPANY - An Affectionate History of the Union Steamships

Madeira Park, B.C., Canada. 1994. Harbour Publishing. 1st Ed. 152 PP with 1 map on double page and 196 b/w illust. (2 ephemera, 9 paintings and 185 photos). Title spread: "Lady Alexandra". Eps: chart of Malaspina Strait, British Columbia. Hard cover, dj. Name of previous owner on verso of front endpaper, o/wise fine. 31 x 23.5. 1550171119
Union Steamships of British Columbia, Canada, between 1889 and 1959.
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$25

71708
HOGG, Peter L.
THE FURNESS LEGACY TO THE HARTLEPOOLS 1895-1995

Printability Publishing Ltd. Wolviston, UK. 1995. 1st edition, with a foreword by Sir Stephen Robert Furness, Baronet. (4), 44 PP with tables and b/w illustrations (2 plan, 1 drawing, prints and photos). Pictorial soft covers. Dedicatory note to previous owner on title page, signed by the author. Near fine. 21 x 14.5. 1782239110
July 1995 publication to mark the centenary of the Furness Seamen's Pension Fund.
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$25

68167
HOLMAN, Gordon
IN THE WAKE OF ENDEAVOUR - The history of The New Zealand Shipping Company and Federal Steam Navigation Company

London. 1973. Charles Knight & Co. 1st edition with a foreword by Sir Denis Blundell. X, 241 PP, plus 12 pages with 20 b/w photos (10 portraits and 10 of ships). Hard cover, dj. Stamps of "University of Tasmania" / "Australian Maritime College" on endpapers and title page. Old sellotape marks on covers. Contents clean and complete. A very good copy. 22.2 x 14. 0853141819
The first hundred years of this company, founded in Christchurch, New Zealand, in January 1873, and since 1973 an integral part of the giant Peninsular and Oriental Steam Navigation Company.
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$30

40478
HOPE, Iain
THE CAMPBELLS OF KILMUN, Shipowners 1853-1980

Aggregate Publications. Johnstone, Renfrewshire. 1981. 1st Ed. No pagination, 88 PP with 8 portraits and 69 b/w photos of ships. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21 x14.8.
Passenger excursions ships, first on the Clyde, then in the Bristol Channel.
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$15

63042
HORNBY, Ove
"WITH CONSTANT CARE..." - A.P. MOLLER: Shipowner 1876-1965

J. H. Schultz Information. Copenhagen. 1988. 1st edition with a foreword by Maersk Mc-Kinney Moller. 326 PP with tables, 1 map, 1 family tree, 2 sketch-plans of ships, 1 page with house flag, funnel and seal of Maersk line (in colour), 2 colour illustrations and 60 b/w photos. Cloth cover, device (seven-pointed star) on front cover, dj. Near fine. 24 x 17. 8756923562
The largest shipping company of Denmark. Fleet list covering 216 of their ships.
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$45

20228
HOWARTH, David & Stephen
THE STORY OF P & O - The Peninsular and Oriental Steam Navigation Company

Weidenfeld & Nicolson. London. 1986. 1st Ed. 224 PP with numerous b/w & colour illust. Fp: The Royal Charter of Incorporation of P & O. FEP: William Fawcett & HMS Queen in 1837. REP: Hulk of HMS Queen. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Compliment slip loosely inserted. Signature of previous owner on title page. Foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 27 x 20.3. 0297789651
Begins with P & O's steam ships and covers the company's career for 150 years.
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$15

60895
HOWARTH, David & Stephen
THE STORY OF P&O - The Peninsular and Oriental Steam Navigation Company

Weidenfeld & Nicolson. London. 1986. 1st Ed. 224 PP with numerous b/w & colour illust. Fp: The Royal Charter of Incorporation of P & O. FEP: William Fawcett & HMS Queen in 1837. REP: Hulk of HMS Queen. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Signature of previous owner at top of title page. Repaired tear at top of front cover of dust jacket. Dust jacket covered with clear plastic protection, pasted on endpapers, o/wise very good. 27 x 20.3. 0297789651
Begins with P & O's steam ships and covers the company's career for 150 years.
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$10

61832
HUDDART PARKER LIMITED
WAR SERVICE OF THE MERCHANT NAVY - A Record of the Participation of the Men and Ships of Huddart Parker Ltd

John D. Harris & Co. Melbourne. 1951. 1st Ed., with a foreword by Admiral Lord Mountevans. 79 PP with head-pieces in colour and 33 b/w photos. Cloth cover with gilt title and crest on front board, dj. Dust jacket chipped and repaired (now protected). Scarce with a dustjacket. 29 x 22.5.
A tribute to the men who served during 1939/1945 together with a Roll of Honour.
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$55

71553
HURD, Archibald
A MERCHANT FLEET AT WAR

Cassell. London. 1920. 1st Ed. XXIV, 140 PP with 1 drawing, plus 13 colour plates and 50 b/w plates with 70 photos. Title page: vignette with crest of Cunard Line. Fp (in colour): "Aquitania" leading the Transports. FEP: Map of Mediterranean Sea and Atlantic Ocean. REP: Map of the routes served by Cunard ships during the war. Cloth cover with light wear, gilt devices and title on front cover and spine which is a little frayed at top and bottom. Gilt lettering somewhat faded. Ex-libris of previous owner on half-title page and his signature on title page. Overall, a very good copy of this scarce title. 20.7 x 14.
The Cunard Line during First World War.
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$85

69839
INVERFORTH, The Second Lord
SEVENTY ADVENTUROUS YEARS - The Story of the Bank Line 1855 - 1955

London. 1956. Bank Line. 1st edition. Reprinted from the 1955 "The Journal of Commerce and Shipping Telegraph". 136 PP with 1 House-flag in colour and 55 b/w illustrations (34 portraits and 21 photos of ships), plus 1 large folded colour illustrations of the Cedarbank, at rear of book. Fp (in colour): House Flag. Cloth cover, gilt title on front board and spine. Front cover with 3 discoloured spots (mottled), o/wise near fine internally. 23.5 x 15.8.
Reprinted from The Journal of Commerce and Shipping Telegraph, 14th October 1955. Pages 129 to 135: Fleet List.
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$45

36501
JENKINS, David
OWEN & WATKIN WILLIAMS OF CARDIFF - THE GOLDEN CROSS LINE

Kendal. 1991. World Ship Society. 1st Ed. 72 PP with 40 b/w photos. Fp: The Williams brothers. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21 x 14.8. 0905617614
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$15

71701
JOG, N. G.
SAGA OF SCINDIA. Struggle for the Revival of Indian Shipping and Shipbuilding

The Scindia Steam Navigation Co., Ltd. Bombay. 1969. 1st edition, Golden Jubilee Volume with a foreword by Sumati Morarjee. XIII, (3), 218 P, plus 36 pages with 59 b/w illustrations. Fp: Portrait of Narottam Morarjee. Eps: Map with routes sailed by Scindia Steam Navigation Company. Hard cover, gilt title on front board and spine, dj. Dust jacket lightly rubbed/chipped and dulled. Slight ageing of paper and faint foxing, o/wise near fine. Scarce. 24 x 16.5.
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$125

21512
JOHANNESSON, Tomas
HILLERSTRÖM'S 1891-1976

Kendal, UK. 1976. World Ship Society. 1st Ed. 48 PP with 65 b/w photos. Inside front cover: technical details of m.v. Andros & Advara. Inside back cover: map of the run Australia to South East Asia. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 21.5 x 14. 0905617010
The history of Hillerström's Helsingborg.
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$10

71630
KEILHAU, Wilhelm
NORWAY AND THE BERGEN LINE, A Centenary Publication

The Bergen Line, Oslo. 1953. 369 PP on superior coated paper with b/w illustrations throughout and drawings by Kjell Stormoen including headpieces and tailpieces. Decorated endpapers. Blue cloth cover, gilt company badge on front, gilt title and badge on spine (dulled). A near fine copy. Scarce. 26 x 18.
History of Norway before 1850, The Foundation of the Bergen Line, coastal trunk lines, coastal express service, tourist travel in Norway, the Bergen-Newcastle line, company expansion, the war and hardships, new expansion after WWI, the Depression, the Bergen Line during the German occupation, post war prosperity.
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$60

71651
KEIR, David
THE BOWRING STORY

The Bodley Head. London. 1962. 1st Ed. 448 PP, plus 1 folded diagram and 10 b/w plates. Eps: Map of the Eastern Seaboard of Canada & the U.S.A. including Newfoundland. Cloth cover with light wear, price-clipped dust jacket with a few pieces missing and protected in a plastic sleeve. A near fine copy. 22.4 x 15.
150 years of Canadian seafaring and shipping enterprise.
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$40

38197
KERR, George F.
BUSINESS IN GREAT WATERS - The War History of the P. & O. (1939-1945)

Faber & Faber. London. 1951. 1st Ed. 196 PP, plus 2 colour plates, 6 pages with 13 photos & 1 large folded photo (panoramic view of Table Bay Harbour in April 1941). Fp: The North African Landing 1942. Cloth cover, dj (chipped). Light foxing, signature of previous owner on preliminary page. Very good. Scarce. 20.5 x 14.
The world's greatest merchant fleet during WWII. Armed merchant cruisers, troopships ...
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$15

71662
KERR, George F.
BUSINESS IN GREAT WATERS, The War History of the P. & O. (1939-1945)

Faber & Faber. London. 1951. 1st Ed. 196 PP, plus 2 colour plates, 6 pages with 13 photos & 1 large folded photo (panoramic view of Table Bay Harbour in April 1941). Fp: The North African Landing 1942. Cloth cover, chipped dj. Light foxing on edges. Very good. 20.5 x 14.
The world's greatest merchant fleet during WWII. Armed merchant cruisers, troopships ...
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$30

71702
KINSEY, Major Ronald (compiler)
BIBBY LINE 1807 to 1957

Bibby Line Ltd. Liverpool. 1957. 1st edition with a foreword by Sir A. Harold Bibby, Chairman. 64 PP with 2 colour plate and 14 b/w illustrations. Errata slip loosely inserted. Half title page: House-Flag (in colour). Hard covers, gilt title on front board and spine. Near fine. 18.5 x 13..
Compiled on the occasion of the 150th year.
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$40

43015
KNIGHT, E. F.
THE UNION-CASTLE AND THE WAR 1914-1919

London. 1920. The Union-Castle Mail Steamship Co. Ltd. 1st Ed. 64, (14) PP with 1 colour and 20 b/w illustrations by Edmund G. Fuller. Fp (colour): A camouflaged Union-Castle Liner. Last page: House Flag. Illustrated endpapers (crest and caravelle). Cloth cover, gilt device and title on front cover, gilt crest of UC on back cover. Top of covers slightly sunned with a small crease in the cloth on bottom of front cover. Light foxing on the last few pages, o/wise a near fine copy of a scarce title. 28.2 x 20.2.
Record of some of the more important activities of the Fleet and Staff of the Union-Castle liners in the Great War. 13 pages with Roll of Honour.
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$55

52547
KOHN, Roger
PALM LINE: The Coming of Age 1949-1970

Palm Line Ltd. 1970. London. 1st Ed. 80 PP with 1 map & fleet list in text, plus 12 pages with 2 colour photos & 11 b/w photos. Eps: Dutch marine charts of the Coasts of Guinea - 1675, by Frederick de Witt. Cloth cover, device on front cover, title on front cover and spine. Fine. 22 x 14.4.
From United Africa Company to Palm Line, servicing the ports of the coast of the Guinea Gulf.
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$45

48518
KOLLTVEIT, Bard (editor)
TRADE WINDS. A History of Norwegian Shipping

Dreyers Forlag A/S. Oslo. 1990. 1st English edition, translated from the Norwegian original by Jean Aase. Introduction by Thor Heyerdahl. 398, (2) PP with b/w and colour illustrations (drawings, photos, plans...). Fp: Dutch Chart of 1630. Illustrated endpapers. Hard cover, gilt title on front board and spine, dj. Fine. Scarce. 27.7 x 23.7. 82091059763
From the Stone Age through the Middle Ages, The 16th Century through to the 20th Century, Norwegian Shipping in the 1990's. A most comprehensive volume.
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$100

71659
KOLLTVEIT, Bard, CROWDY, Michael et al.
WILH. WILHELMSEN 1861-1994, A Brief History and A Fleet List

World Ship Society. Kendal, UK. 1994. 1st Ed. 320 PP with 9 portraits, 1 line drawing, 20 colour & 418 b/w photos of ships in text. Fp. FEP: Headquarter building at Lysaker. REP: Line drawings of the Nosac Tanabata. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 21.6 x 15. 0905617738
History of the company with a comprehensive fleet list (P.57-291) and an interesting Index and Derivations of Ships' Names (P.292 to 320).
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$30

51431
KYOWA
THE PACIFIC WORLD OF KYOWA SHIPPING Co. Ltd. - Poster

Tokyo. 1991. Kyowa Shipping Co. Ltd. Poster: Map (in colour) of the Pacific Ocean with 1 House Flag, 1 cutaway of a Kyowa ship and 12 Colour photos, with the 1992 calendar. Fine: 60 x 85.
Shipping Line linking Japan to South East Asia and the Pacific Islands.
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$10

35963
LANGMUIR, Graham E. & SOMNER, Graeme H.
WILLIAM SLOAN & CO. LTD. GLASGOW 1825 - 1968

Kendal, UK. 1987. World Ship Society. 1st Ed. 28 PP with 23 b/w photos. Pictorial card cover. Seal of previous owner on title page. Fine. 21.2 x 13.7. 0905617428
History & fleet list.
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$15

62961
LAXON, W.A., FARQUHAR, I.J., KIRBY, N.J. & PERRY, F.W.
CROSSED FLAGS - The histories of the New Zealand Shipping Company Limited and the Federal Steam Navigation Company Limited and their subsidiaries

World Ship Society. Gravesend, UK. 1997. 1st Ed. 196 PP with 10 colour plates and 336 b/w illust. Fp: R.M.S. "Rangitane" leaving Auckland, 1938. Half title page: The Crossed Flags, Maritime Building, Napier. FEP: Capacity plan of "Northumberland", 1916. REP: Capacity plan of "Hinakura", 1949. Hard cover, simile leather, gilt title on spine, gilt flags on front cover, dj. A fine copy in a near fine dust jacket. 30.2 x 21.5. 0905617878
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$70

62325
LE FLEMING, H. M.
SHIPS OF THE HOLLAND-AMERICA LINE

London. 1963. John Marshbank. 1st Ed. 77 PP with 58 b/w illustrations. Title spread: SS "Maasdam". Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped and lightly rubbed). Near fine. Small format: 15.8 x 12.8.
Fleet list of 127 Holland-America Ships.
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$25

70034
LEATHEM, Brian B.
LIFE WITH THE CASTLES

London. 1994. Avon Books. 1st Ed. (10), 90 PP with 2 b/w photos, plus 6 pages with 22 b/w illustrations (1 menu and 21 photos). Stiff cover, illustrated front. Near fine. 20.6 x 14.5. 189796074
45 years in the offices of the Union-Castle, in South Africa, United Kingdom and Kenya.
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$25

38040
LEIGH-BENNETT, E. P.
HISTORY OF A HOUSE FLAG

Wm. Ruys & Zonen. Rotterdam. 1939. 1st Ed. 42 PP, plus 32 pages with 1 colour and 29 b/w illustrations. Fp: Portrait of Willem Ruys. Verso of frontispiece: House flags: WR of 1839, and RL of 1883. Cloth cover, title on gilt vignette on front cover. Bookplate on front endpaper. Fine. Scarce. 22.7 x 15
Centenary publication of "Rotterdam Lloyd", commemorating the sailing in October 1839 of the coppered bark Cornelis Wernard Eduard from Rotterdam to Java.
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$60

71707
LINGWOOD, John & APPLEYARD, Harold
CHAPMAN OF NEWCASTLE - The Story of a Tyneside Tramp Shipping Company

World Ship Society. Kendal, UK. 1985. 1st Ed. 80 PP with 1 plan, 4 facsimiles of documents and 83 b/w photos. Inside back cover: Houseflags and funnels (in colour). Pictorial soft cover. Signed by John Lingwood, co-author on title page. Fine. 21 x 14.5. 0905617355
History & fleet list..
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$15

22164
LINGWOOD, John & APPLEYARD, Harold
CHAPMAN OF NEWCASTLE - The Story of a Tyneside Tramp Shipping Company

Kendal, UK. 1985. World Ship Society. 1st Ed. 80 PP with 1 plan, 4 facsimiles of documents and 83 b/w photos. Inside back cover: Houseflags and funnels (in colour). Pictorial soft cover. Name of previous owner at top of title page. Fine. 21 x 14.5. 0905617355
History & fleet list..
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$10

15855
LINGWOOD, John & GRAY, Leonard
STEPHENS, SUTTON LIMITED

World Ship Society. London. 1983. 1st Ed. Monograph No.8. 68 PP with b/w photos. Card covers. Fine. 21 x 15. 0905617274
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$10

71631
LONG, Anne and Russell
A SHIPPING VENTURE, Turnbull Scott and Company, 1872-1972

Hutchinson, Benham, London. 1974. 1st Ed. XIX, including a folded family tree, 326 PP plus 7 colour plates and colour Frontispiece: Whitby from the sea (detail), by Richard Weatherill, plus 80 b/w plates. Endpapers with vessels in profile by Laurence Dunn. Part I: Whitby, Part II: London. Extensive Appendices including sailing vessels owned/partly owned/managed by the Turnbull family, steamships built and managed, ...followed by a 32 page Index. Blue cloth cover, gilt title on front and spine and the company badge on front cover. No marks or signatures and a near fine copy of a scarce title. 24 x 16.
Most comprehensive history of all the ships built and managed by the Turnbulls. It also reflects the changes in shippping over the last 150 years which has been quite radical.
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$70

15906
McALISTER, A. A. & GRAY, Leonard
H. HOGARTH & SONS LIMITED, BARON LINE, A Short History and Fleet List

Kendal, UK. 1976. World Ship Society. 1st Ed. 56 PP with 2 colour and 53 b/w photos. Inside front cover: Baron Inchcape (IV). Inside back cover: Baron Belhaven (IV). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21.5 x 13.5. 0905617002
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$10

61139
McALISTER, A. A. & GRAY, Leonard
H. HOGARTH & SONS LIMITED, BARON LINE, A Short History and Fleet List

Kendal, UK. 1976. World Ship Society. 1st Ed. 56 PP with 2 colour and 53 b/w photos. Inside front cover: Baron Inchcape (IV). Inside back cover: Baron Belhaven (IV). Pictorial soft cover. Stamp and Shelf No. at top corner of title page. 2 holes for ring binder close to spine, o/wise very good. 21.5 x 13.5. 0905617002
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$5

71615
McCRAE, Alister & PRENTICE, Alan
IRRAWADDY FLOTILLA

James Paton. London. 1978. 1st Ed. 195 PP with 2 maps and 4 line drawings by J.C. Burnie, plus 12 pages with 20 b/w plates. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Light foxing on prelims and last pages. Signed by Alister McCrae on the title page, together with a compliments slip and handwritten personal note to the former owner. A near fine copy of a scarce title. 22.7 x 15. 0950606103
River transport in Burma and the history of the Irrawaddy Flotilla Company.
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$85

71602
McLAUCHLAN, Gordon
THE LINE THAT DARED - A History of the Union Steam Ship Company 1875-1975

Four Star Books. 1987. Auckland. 1st Ed. 205 PP with 133 b/w illust., plus 8 pages with 32 col. illust. Title spread: "Monowai" off Circular Quay. Eps: Certificate of British Registry of the "Maori". Hard cover, dj. A fine copy. Scarce. 25 x 19.2. 0959785302
Story of a great shipping line, created by New Zealanders, of its ships as well as the businessmen and seamen who steered it through its first hundred years, to 1975.
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$50

18503
McLEAN, Gavin
CANTERBURY COASTERS

NZ Ship & Marine Society. Wellington. 1988. Reprint of the 1987 original. 96 PP with numerous b/w illustrations (line drawings by S.V. Lampard & photos). Title spread: M/V Calm, ashore Waiweranui Point. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 26.7 x 19. 0959783414
The Canterbury Steam Shipping Company.
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$30

71644
McLELLAN, R. S.
ANCHOR LINE 1856-1956

Anchor Line Ltd. Glasgow. 1956. 1st Ed. 184 PP with 1 colour (house flag) & 4 b/w illust., and 47 b/w photos of ships. Fp: Photo of Anchor Line Head Office in Glasgow. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket is a little soiled around edges with a few small repaired chips. Light foxing on outside edges. Contents are near fine. Scarce. 22.8 x 15.
Handysides & Co., commenced business as ship brokers in 1838, trading to the Baltic. Thomas Henderson joined the firm in 1852, and in 1856 the "Anchor Line" started trading to Australia. Fleet list from P.139 to 160.
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$50

68964
MALLETT, Alan S.
IDYLL OF THE KINGS - The History of the King Line, 1889-1979

London. 1980. World Ship Society. 1st Ed. 64 PP with b/w photos throughout. Pictorial soft cover. Note and stamp of "The Tasmanian Maritime and Folk Museum" on title page. Very good. 21 x 15. 090561710X
Story of the King Line, its ships and the men who sailed and managed them.
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$5

15896
MALLETT, Alan S.
IDYLL OF THE KINGS 1889-1979: The story of the King Line its ships and the men who sailed and managed them

London. 1980. World Ship Society. 1st Ed. 64 PP with b/w photos throughout. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 21 x 15. 090561710X
Story of the King Line, its ships and the men who sailed and managed them.
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$10

15966
MALLETT, Alan S. & BELL, Andrew M. B.
THE PIRRIE-KYLSANT MOTORSHIPS 1915-1932 - The story of the 111 motorships built for the R.M.S.P. Group between 1915 and 1932

Norfolk, U.K. 1984. Mallett and Bell Publications. 1st Ed. 120 PP with 5 colour illust. and 122 b/w photos, plus 1 folded plan at rear of book. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 20.8 x 14.6. 0950945307
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$10

64294
MIDDLEMISS, N. L.
THE ANGLO-SAXON / SHELL TANKERS

Newcastle upon Tyne. 1990. Shield Publications. 1st Ed. 192 PP with 1 map, 1 facsimile of an advertisment, and 11 plans, plus 96 b/w plates. Fp: Sir Marcus Samuel 1853-1927, founder of Shell. Hard cover, dj. Signed "with compliments" note on FFEP from The Shell Company of Australia and Tancus. Fine. 21.5 x 15. 1871128048
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$45

32264
MIDDLEMISS, N. L.
THE ANGLO-SAXON / SHELL TANKERS

Newcastle upon Tyne. 1990. Shield Publications. 1st Ed. 192 PP with 1 map, 1 facsimile of an advertisment, and 11 plans, plus 96 b/w plates. Fp: Sir Marcus Samuel 1853-1927, founder of Shell. Hard cover, dj. Spine of dustjacket sunned. Occasional foxing. Fine. 21.5 x 15. 1871128048
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$30

70127
MIDDLEMISS, N. L.
THE ANGLO-SAXON / SHELL TANKERS

Newcastle upon Tyne. 1990. Shield Publications. 1st Ed. 192 PP with 1 map, 1 facsimile of an advertisment, and 11 plans, plus 96 b/w plates. Fp: Sir Marcus Samuel 1853-1927, founder of Shell. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 21.5 x 15. 1871128048
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$35

59779
MIDDLEMISS, N. L.
'GATHERING OF THE CLANS' - The History of the Clan Line Steamers Ltd

Newcastle upon Tyne. 1988. Shield Publications. 1st Ed. Preface by Lord Cayzer. (XII), 4, 111 PP, plus 64 pages with b/w full-page photos. Fp: Clan Mactavish of 1949. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise fine. 22 x 15. 1871128005
Contains an extensive appendix with details of vessels owned and another of vessels managed on behalf of the Ministry of War Transport.
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$20

70027
MILLS, Chris
RANKIN, GILMOUR & Co., Shipowners of Liverpool: The Story of a Tramp Fleet

Ocean Steamers Publishing. 2008. Devonport, Tasmania. Reprint of the 2007 original. (6), 82 PP with b/w illustrations (newspaper clippings, engraving, plans & photos). House-Flag (in colour) on half title page. Stiff cover, pictorial front. Fine. 20.7 x 14.7. 1876261463
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$35

20811
MILSOM, C. H.
BLUE FUNNELS IN THE MERSEY IN THE 1920s

Liverpool. 1988. Sea Breezes Publication. 2nd Ed. 48 PP with 1 map & 87 photos. Pictorial card cover. Previous owner's name on front cover, o/wise fine.. 29.7 x 20.8. 0951320203
Pictorial history of the Blue Funnel Line started by Alfred & Philip Holt who named their ships after the heroes of the Trojan War.
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$15

43885
MISC
MISC (Malaysian International Shipping Corporation Berhad): A Corporate Insight

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. 1985. MISC Berhad. Revised 3rd edition. No pagination, 28 PP with 1 organigram, 4 maps, 23 colour photos and 44 silhouettes of ships. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. Oblong: 25.3 x 33.
Fleet list with their 44 ships registered at Penang, Malaysia.
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$15

35936
MITCHELL, W. H. & SAWYER, L. A.
THE CAPE RUN - The Story of the Union-Castle Service to South Africa and of the Ships Employed

Lavenham, UK. 1984. Terence Dalton. 1st Ed. X, 214 PP with b/w illust. (line drawings by Nigel V. Robinson, house-flags, photos, posters ...). Eps: Map of the continent of Africa. Hard cover, dj. Seven newspaper clippings with b/w photos loosely inserted. Fine. 23.8 x 18.5. 0861380304
Amalgamation of the Union Line & Castle Line in 1900, to the last sailing of the mail service in 1977.
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$40

69725
MITCHELL, W. H. & SAWYER, L. A.
THE CAPE RUN - The Story of the Union-Castle Service to South Africa and of the Ships Employed

Lavenham, UK. 1984. Terence Dalton. 1st Ed. X, 214 PP with b/w illust. (line drawings by Nigel V. Robinson, house-flags, photos, posters ...). Eps: Map of the continent of Africa. Hard cover, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 23.8 x 18.5. 0861380304
Amalgamation of the Union Line & Castle Line in 1900, to the last sailing of the mail service in 1977.
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$30

71656
MITSUI O.S.K.
THE FIRST CENTURY OF MITSUI O.S.K. LINES, LTD

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines. Tokyo. 1985. 1st Ed. (18), 244 PP with tables, b/w and colour illustrations. Cloth cover, house flag in blind on front cover, dj. Fine. Scarce. 21.5 x 15.2.
The story of Mitsui Steamship Co. Ltd. and Osaka Shosen Kaisha which merged on April 1, 1964 to form M.O.L. Ltd.
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$50

60005
MOREL GIBBS, John
MORELS OF CARDIFF: the History of a Family Shipping Firm

Cardiff. 1982. Amgueddfa Genedlaethol Cymru / National Museum of Wales. 1st Ed. Foreword by J. Geraint Jenkins. 184 PP with tables and 34 b/w illustrations, plus 1 folded plate with 2 family trees (Morel and Gibbs). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21 x 14.8. 072000246X
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$15

31525
MURRAY, Marischal
UNION-CASTLE CHRONICLE 1853-1953

Longmans, Green & Co. London. 1953. September 1953 reprint of the May 1953 original. XVIII, 392 PP, plus 100 pages with 4 photo-gravures, 6 colour illust. & 137 bw illust. Fp: Table Bay in 1851. Cloth cover, repaired dust jacket (inside front flap missing). One of the colour plates (Sir Donald Currie) is a laser copy. Otherwise a near fine copy. Scarce. 24.2 x 17.4.
Hundred year history of the ships and men of this shipping line in peace and in war. The struggle between the Union Line and its rival Castle Line up to their amalgamation in 1900.
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$60

71663
MURRAY, Marischal
UNION-CASTLE CHRONICLE 1853-1953

Longmans, Green & Co. London. 1953. 1st Ed. XVIII, 392 PP plus 100 pages with 4 photo-gravures, 6 colour illust. & 137 bw illust. Fp: Table Bay in 1851. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine (dulled). Light foxing, mostly on prelims and around some margins and outside page edges. A near fine copy of this scarce item. 24.2 x 17.4.
Hundred year history of the ships and men of this shipping line, in peace or in war. The struggle between the Union Line and its rival Castle Line up to their amalgamation in 1900.
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$100

71619
MUSK, George
CANADIAN PACIFIC - The Story of the Famous Shipping Line

David & Charles. Newton Abbot. 1981. 1st Ed. 272 PP with 4 maps and 106 b/w photos. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price-clipped). Dust jacket with light wear around edges, faint foxing on prelims and last pages, o/wise near fine. 25.5 x 22.5. 0715379682
The shipping line with the advertising slogan: "Canadian Pacific Spans the World".
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$30

71860
N/A
COMPAGNIE MARITIME BELGE (LLOYD ROYAL), Anvers : 1895 1945

Compagnie Maritime Belge / J.-E. Buschmann. Antwerp. 1947. 1st French edition limited to 3500 copies. 147, (21), (4 colophon) PP with 7 woodcuts (head of chapters), plus 48 plates with 54 b/w photos and a large folded world map "Itinéraires des Lignes citees dans le present ouvrage". Stiff covers, illustrated front "House-Flag" (in colour). A little light foxing on prelims, o/wise a near fine copy. Scarce. French text. 23 x 19.
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$50

71804
N/A
A SHORT HISTORY OF THE UNION-CASTLE LINE

The Union-Castle Mail Steamship Company, Ltd. London. 1951. January 1951 reprint of a revised edition. 35 PP with b/w illustrations: 1 House-Flag, 1 painting and 12 photos, and Fleet List at January 1951. Stapled card covers with a small crease at top corner. A near fine copy of a scarce edition. 20.3 x 13.3.
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$40

67990
NEW ZEALAND SHIPPING COMPANY AND FEDERAL STEAM NAVIGATION
THE CARRIAGE OF CARGO IN THE STEAMERS OF THE NEW ZEALAND SHIPPING Company, Ltd. and FEDERAL STEAM NAVIGATION Company, Ltd.

London. 1935. Shipping Companies. May 1935 edition. (6), 472, (2) PP, plus (30 folded capacity plans), 13 (Distance tables), (14-20) Depths of water and tides, (12 maps) and XXIII Index. Text with b/w illustrations (drawings and photos), and colour illustrations (1 folded Capacity Plan, 1 folded chart "Load Line 1932" and over 115 plans of Ports). Navy cloth covers with light shelf wear on corners, gilt "Crossed Flags" on front cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Discreet stamp of The Tasmanian Maritime & Folk Museum with signature of previous owner on title page. Light foxing on first few pages and around a few page edges. Printed on superior paper and in near fine condition. Scarce. 25.2 x 16.3.
General supervision, handling and stowage suggestions, refrigerated cargo...
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$125

20312
NEWMAN, Peter C.
EMPIRE OF THE BAY - Illustrated History of the Hudson's Bay Company

Toronto. 1989. Madison Press. 1st Ed. 224 PP with b/w & colour illust. (charts, maps, paintings, photos). Title-page: Dog sledge. Eps: Beavers of North America building a dam. Hard cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj. Near fine. 31 x 23.2. 06708829692
History of the world's oldest continuous commercial enterprise. Its empire once stretched from the Arctic Ocean to San Francisco and from Labrador to Hawaii.
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$30

30983
NIGHTINGALE, Tony
THE PACIFIC FORUM LINE - A commitment to regional shipping

Clerestory Press. Christchurch, NZ. 1998. 1st soft cover edition. XVIII, 142 with 1 organigram, 3 maps, 5 ship's profiles and 64 b/w illust., plus 4 pages with 8 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 24 x 18.5. 0958370656
Published to mark PFL's first twenty years of regular and efficient shipping to the Pacific Island Nations.
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$5

30984
NIGHTINGALE, Tony
THE PACIFIC FORUM LINE - A commitment to regional shipping

Clerestory Press. Christchurch, N.Z. 1998. 1st Ed. XVIII, 142 PP with 1 diagram, 3 maps, 5 ship's profiles and 64 b/w illustrations, plus 4 pages with 8 colour photos. Eps: Map of Pacific Forum Line world, We run the Pacific regularly. Laminated pictorial boards. Fine. 24 x 18.5. 0958370648
Published to mark PFL's first twenty years of regular and efficient shipping to the Pacific Island Nations.
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$10

46053
NIPPON YUSEN KAISHA
GOLDEN JUBILEE HISTORY OF NIPPON YUSEN KAISHA 1885-1935

Tokyo. 1935. Nippon Yusen Kaisha. 1st Ed. VII, 175, (3) PP with 116 b/w illustrations, plus 2 colour plates (Head Office, Tokyo, and House-flag and Funnel Mark) and 4 pages with 17 b/w portraits. Cloth cover, gilt device and title on front cover. Front cover and spine with rubbed patches and a few small marks, o/wise near fine internally. 22.5 x 15.5.
.
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$125

71614
NIPPON YUSEN KAISHA
VOYAGE OF A CENTURY - Photo Collection of NYK Ships

Nippon Yusen Kaisha. Tokyo. 1985. 1st edition, with a message from the President Kimio Miyaoka and signed by him on FFEP together with a with compliments slip. 322 PP with 2 maps on double page, 3 graphs, 141 b/w illustrations (1 painting, 1 cutaway and 139 photos) and 200 colour illustrations (4 cutaways, 9 paintings and 187 photos). Cloth cover, title in blind on front cover, dj, slipcase. Cloth covers have a hint of foxing, o/wise a fine copy in a slipcase. 28.5 x 22.
NYK, pioneer of Japan's Shipping Industry: Established in 1885 through the merger of Yubin Kisen Kaisha and Kyodo Unyu Kaisha. Fleet list 1885 to 1945 and from 1945 to 1985.
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$120

69536
NIPPON YUSEN KAISHA
VOYAGE OF A CENTURY - Photo Collection of NYK Ships

Nippon Yusen Kaisha.Tokyo. 1985. 1st edition, with a message from the President Kimio Miyaoka. 322 PP with 2 maps on double page, 3 graphs, 141 b/w illustrations (1 painting, 1 cutaway and 139 photos) and 200 colour illustrations (4 cutaways, 9 paintings and 187 photos). Cloth cover, title in blind on front cover and spine, dj, contained in a slipcase. A fine copy. Scarce. 28.5 x 22.
NYK, pioneer of Japan's Shipping Industry: Established in 1885 through the merger of Yubin Kisen Kaisha and Kyodo Unyu Kaisha. Fleet list 1885 to 1945 and from 1945 to 1985.
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$100

71824
NORMANN, L. O.
DET FORENEDE DAMPSKIBS-SELSKAB Aktieseldkab 1866-1926

Forenede Dampskibs-Selskab. Copenhagen. 1926.. 1st Ed. 139 PP with tables b/w illustrations (1 portrait, 77 paintings & photos) and 2 pages with 16 photos, plus 20 pages with 3 coloured maps, 5 graphs and 15 artworks of ships, printed on superior gloss paper. Stiff covers, illustrated front with house flag and title. Spine with parts missing at top and bottom of spine, a few marks, otherwise contents near fine. Scarce. 29 x 22.
60 years of the Danish shipping company DFDS.
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$75

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

London. 1983. World Ship Society. Monograph No. 9. 48 PP with b/w illustrations (8 Houseflags and Funnels, and 40 photos). Soft cover. Fine. 21 x 15. 0905617282
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$10

20808
O'DONOGHUE, K.J. & APPLEYARD, H.S.
HAIN OF ST. IVES

London. 1986. World Ship Society. 1st Ed. 132 PP with b/w photos throughout & colour flags & funnels on inside back cover. Fp: Colour painting of the Trelawny. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21 x 15. 090561741X
History & fleet lists.
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$10

63154
OGILVIE, Alan
INSIDE OLAU - The Life and Death of a Ferry Company, Sheerness - Vlissingen 1974 to 1994.

Kilgetty, UK. 1994. Ferry Publications. 1st Ed., with a foreword by Ken Page. 104 PP with b/w illustrations and 18 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.7 x 21. 1871947235
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$35

71645
OLSON, William
LION OF THE CHINA SEA - A History of The Eastern and Australian Steamship Company Limited (incorporated in England)

P & O Australia Ltd. Sydney. 1976. 1st Ed. (6), 116 PP with 46 b/w illust. & 1 map, plus 4 pages with 7 colour illustrations (1 house-flag, 1 photo and 5 paintings). Eps: Map of the run by the Eastern & Australian Steamship Company Limited. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 23.5 x 17. 095972900
A shipping line operating between East Asia (Hong Kong, China, Japan, Philippines) and Australia.
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$25

19964
ORBELL, John, GREEN, Edwin & MOSS, Michael.
FROM CAPE TO CAPE - The History of Lyle Shipping

Edinburgh. 1978. Paul Harris. 1st Ed. XIII, 239 PP with graphs, tables, and numerous b/w illust. Title spread: Three masted iron ship "Cape Sable I". Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing. Near fine. 24.5 x 18.5. 090450526X
The 200 year history of this shipping line trading worldwide from its base in the West of Scotland.
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$20

50254
P & O
P & O TODAY / THE P & O GROUP OF COMPANIES

London. 1969. Peninsular and Oriental Steam Navigation Company. 2 pamphlets. P&O Today: 4 PP with 3 b/w photos and 5 silhouettes. The P & O group of companies: 12 PP with 7 b/w photos and 7 silhouettes. Fine. 30 x 21.
History, fleet (cargo, tankers, supply vessels, passenger ships..).
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$15

68121
PADFIELD, Peter
BENEATH THE HOUSE FLAG OF THE P&O

Hutchinson. London. 1981. 1st Ed. 148 PP with 4 line drawings, plus 16 pages with 32 b/w photos. Title page: House flag of P&O above title. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket is a trifle ruffled. Stamps of "University of Tasmania" / "Australian Maritime College" on endpapers and title page, o/wise contents near fine. 24 x 16. 009145760
Nostalgic evocation of the great days of the Peninsula & Oriental Line: social history, myth & reality of P.O.S.H. (Port Out, Starboard Home).
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$10

22660
PAGE, Michael
FITTED FOR THE VOYAGE - The Adelaide Steamship Company Limited 1875-1975

Rigby Limited. Adelaide. 1975. 1st Ed. (8), 340 PP with b/w illust. Eps: Map of Australia with branch offices and shipwrecks of the Company. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket has a few small repaired closed tears and is plastic protected. Faint foxing around outside page edges, o/wise a near fine copy. Becoming scarce. 25 x 19. 0851799183
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$45

71609
PAGET-TOMLINSON, E. W.
BIBBY LINE: 175 Years of Achievement

Bibby Line Ltd. Liverpool. 1982. 1st Ed. (8), 69 PP with 33 b/w photos. Illustrated boards with minimal wear. Signature of previous owner at top of half-title page, o/wise a near fine copy. Oblong: 20.5 x 21.2. 0950159115
The oldest surviving independent British shipping company, founded in 1807, from coastal trade, expanding towards the Mediterranean & Indian Ocean, the two world wars, ..
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$25

43655
PARSONS, Richard
THE STORY OF KINGS - C. J. King & Sons, 1850 to the present day

Bristol. 1988. White Tree Books. 1st Ed. 120 PP with 61 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing. Fine. 20.3 x 21. 0949265221
Stevedoring and tug company in Bristol.
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$20

35987
PEDERSEN, Bjorn & HAWKS, F. W.
A HISTORY OF DEN NORSKE AMERIKALINJE A/S (Norwegian America Line) 1910-1995

World Ship Society. Kendal. 1995. 1st Ed. 80 PP with 3 plans and 114 b/w photos. Fp: Vistafjord of 1973. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 20.8 x 14.7. 0905617797
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$10

61106
PERRY, F. W. & LAXON, W. A.
NOURSE LINE

Kendal. 1991. World Ship Society. 1st Ed. 56 PP with 59 b/w photos. Fp: "Johilla" at Cape Town. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21 x 14.6. 0905617622
From master, in 1851, to owner-master of the "Ganges" in 1861 and founder of the Nourse Line, used for the carriage of coolies as from 1864.
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$10

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

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.
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$70

71734
PETTERSEN, Lauritz, ENGELSEN, Rolf & GRIEG, Per
THE SOUND OF GRIEG / 1884-1984 GRIEG 100

Joachim Grieg & Co. Bergen. 1984. Limited edition. (6), 106, (6) PP with 2 portraits in colour and b/w illustrations (drawings and cartoons, newspaper clippings, plans, photos), plus 2 transparent pages with general arrangements for s/s "Europa" and s/s "Olaf Kyrre", and 2 large folded plates: No. I with 3 folds (First charter party dated 1875) on the recto and 3 extracts from "Retrospective glimpses of Bergen Shipping" on the verso / No. II with 4 folds with 5 Norwegian fruit carriers discharginng bananas in Mobile, Alabama, about 1910. Eps:Time-Charter Party signed in Kobe, and dated 16th January 1905. Hard cover, simile leather, gilt title and decoration on front board and spine. Compliments slip loosely inserted. Fine (as new). 24.5 x 17.5. 8271290452
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$60

22209
PROUD, John H.
150 YEARS OF THE MALTESE CROSS 1840-1990, The Story of Tyne, Blyth and Wear Tug Companies

South Shields, U.K. 1993. Tyne & Wear Tugs Ltd. 1st Ed. 264 PP with b/w photos, graphs, tables & colour illust. Title page: house flag. Fp: J. Batey & Son: Past & Present. FEP: The Cragsider in 1977. REP: The Endon assisting the City of Port Elizabeth. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 33 x 25. 0952272105
Covers the period 1840-1990 with a short postcript for 1991 & 1992.
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$45

20972
PROUD, John H.
SEAHORSES OF THE TEES, The story of Tees Towing Company Limited

Cleveland, UK. 1985. Tees Towing Company Limited. 1st Ed. 189 PP with 2 tables, 78 figures (1 map, 73 bw photos), 1 plan & 58 bw photos of tugboats, and 1 colour plate with 5 flags and 9 funnels. Fp: Lingdale, with the London Victory, September 1951. FEP: Acklam Cross. REP: Temple Cross towing Andalusian. Pictorial laminated boards. A few foxing spots on top outside edge, o/wise fine. 30.2 x 21.5. 0951023209
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$50

36437
RABSON, Stephen & O'DONOGHUE, Kevin
P&O - A FLEET HISTORY

Kendal, U.K. 1988. World Ship Society. 1st Ed. 584 PP with 62 colour photos and 1097 b/w illust. (badge, house flag, plans, paintings, photographs...). Fp: Letters Patent of the P&O Armorial Bearings. Endpapers: Advertising material and Fleet lists. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, gilt crest on front cover, dj. Fine. Scarce. 30.5 x 22. 0905617452
Technical and career details of around 930 craft, from the sailing ships of Willcox & Anderson, and the steamers used on the Peninsular Steam service, to units of the Group Fleet of the late 1980s. 57 of the colour photos on the house flags and funnels.
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$75

69777
RABSON, Stephen & O'DONOGHUE, Kevin
P&O - A FLEET HISTORY

Kendal, U.K. 1988. World Ship Society. 1st Ed. 584 PP with 62 colour photos and 1097 b/w illust. (badge, house flag, plans, paintings, photographs...). Fp: Letters Patent of the P&O Armorial Bearings. Endpapers: Advertising material and Fleet lists. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, gilt crest on front cover, dj. Dust jacket with a few small chips (shelf wear). Discreet number on top corner of title-page, o/wise a near fine copy. 30.5 x 22. 0905617452
Technical and career details of around 930 craft, from the sailing ships of Willcox & Anderson, and the steamers used on the Peninsular Steam service, to units of the Group Fleet of the late 1980s. 57 of the colour photos on the house flags and funnels.
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$45

71728
ROPNER Shipping
M.V. SALMONPOOL

Ropner Shipping Co. Ltd. Darlington, UK. 1982. 3 folds flyer with House Flag in colour, 1 b/w photos, 3 sketch plans "Cargo Capacities" and tables. Folded format: 21.7 x 14.5.
Built in 1982 at the Eleusis Shipyards in Greece.
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$10

45134
ROSKILL, Capt. S. W.
A MERCHANT FLEET IN WAR - Alfred Holt & Co. 1939-1945

Collins. London. 1963. 3rd impression in May 1963 of the September 1962 original. XIV, 352 PP. FEP: The Alfred Holt Fleet, Ships Sunk in the War of 1939-1945. REP: General plan of M/V Priam. Red cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). A few small nicks/chips in the dust jacket, o/wise near fine. 22.8 x 14.5.
The long and ferocious struggle for seaborne supplies on the ships of the Holt Line. Loss of 44 owned and 8 managed ships, including Centaur off the coast of Queensland and 4 French ships.
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$50

68173
RUSHTON, Gerald
WHISTLE UP THE INLET - The Union Steamship Story

Vancouver. 1978. J.J. Douglas &Ltd 1st paperback edition of the 1974 original. 236 PP, plus 48 pages with b/w illustrations: 1 map, 1 prospectus, 1 plan and 78 photos. Soft cover. Stamps and markings of "University of Tasmania" on half title page, title page and rear endpaper. Contents clean and bright. A very good copy. 23 x 15. 0888941862
Red-funnelled ships of the Union Steamship Company of British Columbia, Canada.
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$15

21922
RUSSELL, Captain A. G.
PORT LINE

London. 1985. Privately published. 1st Ed. VIII, 156 PP with 1 graph, 26 b/w photos & 4 colour photos. Title-page: Bow with crest of this Shipping Line. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Rubbing around edges of dust jacket and a few small closed tears. Very light foxing, o/wise near fine. 25.5 x 19. 0951044001
Published to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the former Commonwealth & Dominion Line which plied between the UK and the Antipodes.
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$50

22576
SAUNDERS, Hilary St. George
VALIANT VOYAGING, A Short History of the British India Steam Navigation Company in the Second World War 1939-1945

London. 1948. Faber & Faber. 1st Ed. 216 PP, plus 1 colour plate on double-page and 7 b/w plates with 13 photos. Fp (in colour): Regimental Badges on the Dunera. FEP: Position of the Fleet at the Outbreak of War. REP: Position of ships lost. Cloth cover, dj. Dust jacket chipped and rubbed. Top of spine sunned. Name of previous owner on verso of front endpaper. A very good plus copy of this scarce title. 20.5 x 14.
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$20

64279
SAVILL, David & HAWS, Duncan
MERCHANT FLEETS - 17: THE ABERDEEN AND ABERDEEN & COMMONWEALTH LINES of George Thompson

London. 1989. Duncan Haws. 1st Ed., No. 17 in the Merchant Fleets series. 72 PP with 40 scale drawings. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 23.5 x 15.8. 0946378142
History of the line, and fleet list of the 94 ships owned, 68 of them: sailing ships.
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$20

43178
SCHNAKE, Reinhard H.
GESCHICHTE DER SCHLEPPSCHIFFAHRT - Band 1, 100 Jahre Unterweser Reederei

Hamburg. 1990. Koehler. 1st Ed., Volume 1 in "Geschichte der Schleppschiffahrt". 120 PP with 24 plans, 19 colour and 143 b/w photos. Fp: Tug "Luneplate". FEP: Profiles of 6 steam tugs (in colour). REP: Profiles of 3 diesel tugs, and 1 map of the Weser (in colour). Hard cover, dj. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. German text. Fine. 27.5 x 21.8. 3782205006
100 years of the tug company Unterweser Reederei A. G.
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$20

71823
SCHWAB, A. W.
150 YEARS VAN OMMEREN - Men Shaping History

Van Ommeren Ceteco NV. Rotterdam. 1989. May 1989 edition. Translated from the Dutch original by Ank de Bondt. 123, (3 blank) PP with b/w illustrations (cartoons, documents, drawings, paintings, plans and photos...). Stiff covers, title on front cover and spine, dj (illustrated front). Fine. 29.7 x 21.
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$45

69543
SHAW, SAVILL & ALBION
CARGO OF THE S.S. "EMPIRE TRADER": from Great Britain to New Zealand / from New Zealand to Great Britain

London. 1939. Pictorial Quarterly / Evans Brothers Ltd. June 1939 edition. Folded large poster in colour, 3 folds for 8 parts. Typical "loading plan", colour coded for type of cargo and either port of loading or port of destination. Top fold: run Great Britain to New Zealand ports of Auckland, Wellington, Lyttelton and Port Chalmers. Bottom fold: run New Zealand to Great Britain ports of Hull, London, Liverpool and Manchester. A small repair at one of the folds, o/wise fine condition. Format: 65 x 98 / folded: 32.5 x 24.5..
"Empire Trader", was the former "Tainui" (II), built in 1908. Last sailing with S. S. & A., from Southampton 25/11/1938. Purchased in 1939 by MOWT / Ministry Of War Transport, but returned for manning to Shaw Savill & Albion. She was torpedoed and sunk in the North Atlantic on 2/12/1943.
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$30

43766
SHOWA
SHOWA SHIPPING CO., LTD.

Tokyo. 1970. The Showa Group. 1st Ed. 24 PP with 1 world map at centrefold Showa Line, tables and 5 graphs, 8 b/w, and 27 colour photos. Illustrated (in blind) soft cover. Fine. Oblong 21 x 29.6.
Tramp and Specialized Carrier service. Tanker services.
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$10

15944
SINCLAIR, Robert C.
ACROSS THE IRISH SEA: Belfast-Liverpool Shipping Since 1819

London. 1990. Conway. 1st Ed. 192 PP with b/w illust. Fp: Promenade deck of Ulster Monarch. Hard cover, dj. Occasional light foxing, o/wise fine. 27 x 20.2. 0851775241
The development of the Belfast Steamship Company between Liverpool and Belfast.
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$10

69818
SOMNER, Graeme
BEN LINE

Preston, UK. 2009. Ships in Focus Publications. 1st Ed. Foreword by W. R. E. Thomson. 236 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (map, plans, photos and 10 Flags and Funnels). Laminated pictorial boards. Fine. 30.2 x 21.5. 9781901703542
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$85

16108
SOMNER, Graeme
BEN LINE - Supplement

World Ship Society. London. 1985. 12 PP with b/w photos. Stapled wrappers. Very good. 21 x 14.8.
Supplement to the 1980 fleet list and short history.
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$10

16109
SOMNER, Graeme
BEN LINE, Fleet List and Short History

London. 1967. World Ship Society. 1st Ed. 60 PP with 1 map and 53 b/w photos. Fp (in colour): Benwyvis (IV). Pictorial soft covers. Fine. 21.5 x 14.
Part I - Sailing Vessels; Part II - Powered Vessels; Part III - Vessels managed for the British Government.
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$10

16100
SOMNER, Graeme
BEN LINE, Fleet List and Short History, plus Supplement

London. 1980, 1985. World Ship Society. Fleet List: 120 PP with b/w photos. Fp: Benavon & City of Edinburgh at Southampton. Supplement of April 1985: 12 PP with 9 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21.5 x 15. 0905617118
Fleet list and short history, plus separate supplement of 1985.
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$15

15995
SOMNER, Graeme
BLAND GIBRALTAR

London. 1981. World Ship Society. 1st Ed. 56 PP with b/w photos throughout. Inside front cover: New Mole, Gibraltar, 1866. Illustrated soft cover. Fine. 20.5 x 15. 0905617169
History & fleet list.
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$10

35978
SOMNER, Graeme
DP&L - A History of the Dundee, Perth & London Shipping Company Ltd and Associated Shipping Companies

Kendal. 1995. World Ship Society. 1st Ed. 148 PP with 5 facsimiles of documents and 98 b/w photos. Fp (in colour): Captain William Speedy. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21.2 x 14.7. 0905617630
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$10

20912
SOMNER, Graeme
FERRY MALTA - Il - Vapuri ta Ghawdex

London. 1982. World Ship Society. 1st Ed. (2), 42 PP with 36 b/w photos & 1 map in text. Fp: Grand Harbour about 1957. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21 x 14.8. 0905617193
History of the ferry service between Malta and Gozo.
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$10

57483
SOMNER, Graeme
FROM 70 NORTH TO 70 SOUTH - A History of the Christian Salvesen Fleet

Edinburgh. 1984. Christian Salvesen Ltd. 1st Ed. 142 PP with 148 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Spine lightly sunned. Errata page loosely inserted. Fine. 21.5 x 15. 095091990X
Details of the ship of the "Salvesen of Leith", owned since 1879. Mediterranean and deep sea trade, Norwegian fleet: 70 N., whaling fleet in Antarctic based at Leith, South Georgia: 70 S.
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$20

20987
SOMNER, Graeme
GEORGE GIBSON & COMPANY

Kendal, UK. 1988. W.S.S. 1st Ed. 80 PP with 60 bw photos. Fp: Ronan (I), sailing out of Leith about the year 1900. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21 x 14.8. 0905617460
A subsidiary of the Anchor Line Ltd.: History & Fleet list.
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$15

15856
SPALDIN, B.G. & APPLEYARD, H.S.
THE WEST HARTLEPOOL STEAM NAVIGATION COMPANY LIMITED and TALISMAN TRAWLERS LIMITED

World Ship Society. Kendal, UK. 1980 1st Ed. 56 PP with b/w photos throughout. Fp: Derwenthall and Hendonhall. Soft cover (house flag on front cover). Fine. 21.5 x 14. 0905617134
History & fleet details.
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$10

47903
SPEYER, Martin & CAROLIN, Mike
IN CORAL SEAS. The History of the New Guinea Australia Line

Nautical Association of Australia, Inc. & John Swire & Sons. Melbourne. 2004. 1st Ed. Based on the manuscript of Martin Speyer, with additional material by Mike Carolin, and edited by Howard Dick. (14), 119 PP with 2 maps, 3 tables and 38 b/w photos (21 in the Fleet List). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 24.5 x 17. 0959907906
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$20

62802
STEAMSHIPS
STEAMSHIPS TRADING COMPANY LIMITED - ANNUAL REPORT 2008 / 90 Years

Port Moresby. 2009. Steamships Trading Company Limited. 40 PP with tables, and 4 graphs. Pictorial soft cover, house-flag and title on front cover. Fine. 29.7 x 21.
Shipping and transport, Industrial and Mining ... Hotels ...
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$20

62797
STEAMSHIPS
STEAMSHIPS TRADING COMPANY LIMITED - ANNUAL REPORT 1996

Port Moresby. 1997. Steamships Trading Company Limited. 36 PP with tables, 9 b/w and 17 colour photos. Inside rear cover: map of Papua New Guinea. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.7 x 21.
Shipping and transport, Industrial and Mining ... Hotels ...
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$20

62798
STEAMSHIPS
STEAMSHIPS TRADING COMPANY LIMITED - ANNUAL REPORT 1998

Port Moresby. 1999. Steamships Trading Company Limited. 48 PP with tables, 7 house flags, 1 b/w and 26 colour photos. Inside rear cover: map of Papua New Guinea. Soft cover, house-flag and title on front cover. Scratch on front cover, o/wise fine. 29.7 x 21.
Shipping and transport, Industrial and Mining ... Hotels ...
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$20

62799
STEAMSHIPS
STEAMSHIPS TRADING COMPANY LIMITED - ANNUAL REPORT 1999

Port Moresby. 2000. Steamships Trading Company Limited. 50 PP with tables, house flags on lower corner of page, 37 colour photos (1 large folded: MV Kiunga Chief on the Fly River). Inside rear cover: map of Papua New Guinea. Soft cover, house-flag and title on front cover. Fine. 29.7 x 21.
Shipping and transport, Industrial and Mining ... Hotels ...
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$20

62800
STEAMSHIPS
STEAMSHIPS TRADING COMPANY LIMITED - ANNUAL REPORT 2002

Port Moresby. 2003. Steamships Trading Company Limited. 48 PP with tables, 1 house flag, and 26 colour photos. Inside rear cover: map of Papua New Guinea. Pictorial soft cover, house-flag and title on front cover. Fine. 29.7 x 21.
Shipping and transport, Industrial and Mining ... Hotels ...
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$20

59795
STEAMSHIPS
STEAMSHIPS TRADING COMPANY LIMITED - ANNUAL REPORT 2003

Port Moresby. 2004. Steamships Trading Company Limited. Annual edition. Edited by G.J. DUNLOP. 48 PP with tables and colour illustrations (1 map, 2 house flags and 25 photos). Inside rear cover: map of Papua New Guinea. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.7 x 21.
Shipping and transport, Industrial and Mining ... Hotel ...
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$20

62801
STEAMSHIPS
STEAMSHIPS TRADING COMPANY LIMITED - ANNUAL REPORT 2005

Port Moresby. 2006. Steamships Trading Company Limited. 48 PP with tables, and 23 colour photos. Inside rear cover: map of Papua New Guinea. Pictorial soft cover, house-flag and title on front cover. Fine. 29.7 x 21.
Shipping and transport, Industrial and Mining ... Hotels...
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$20

62796
STEAMSHIPS
STEAMSHIPS TRADING COMPANY LIMITED - Annual Report and Statement of Accounts for the year ended 30th June 1972

Port Moresby. 1972. Steamships Trading Company Limited. 16 PP with tables. Soft cover, house flag in colour on front and back covers. Staples removed. Near fine. 25.7 x 20.3.
Shipping and transport, Industrial and Mining ... Hotels ...
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$20

72132
STEVENS, T.S. & DICK, H.W.
SCOTTISH HOUSE: A History of McIlwraith , McEacharn - Shipowners, Merchants and Miners 1875-1993

Nautical Association of Australia, Inc. Melbourne. 2021. 1st edition. XII, 392 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Inside front cover: Early painting of the "Bothwell Castle". Inside back cover: Cut-away of the triple screw steamer "Katoomba". Title page with House-Flag. Pictorial stiff covers. New. 25 x 17.3. 9780975689653
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$70

57703
STEWART, I. G.
THE SHIPS THAT SERVE NEW ZEALAND, Volume 1: British and European Line

Wellington. 1964. A.H. & A.W. Reed. 1st Ed. 255 PP with 156 b/w illustrations, plus 12 pages with 17 colour illust. FEP: Routes of vessels engaged in NZ, UK, Europe trade. REP: Mediterranean, North Sea & the Channel. Hard cover, dj. Slight ageing of paper, o/wise near fine. 24.7 x 19.3.
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$25

15864
SYSE, J. P., HOWELLS, Astri & CROWDY, Michael
WILH. WILHELMSEN 1861-1977 - A Brief History and a Fleet List

Kendal, UK. 1978. World Ship Society. 1st Ed. 144 PP with b/w photos throughout. FEP: Wilh. Wilhelmsen Head Office (in colour). REP: Oil drilling rig Treasure Seeker (in colour). Pictorial card cover. Faint foxing. Near fine. 21.5 x 14. 0905617053
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$10

69998
THOMAS, Gomer (1917-1937) & ANNAND, David (1930-1934)
WE WENT TO SEA IN BROCKLEBANKS OF LIVERPOOL

Wales. No date. c. 1988. Artist's Valley Press. 44 PP (typescript) with 33 b/w photos. Stapled pictorial wrappers with light soiling and wear, a few hand-written annotations, o/wise very good. 29.5 x 21.
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$30

65943
THORSOE, Soren
J. LAURITZEN 1884-1984

Kendal, UK. 1984. World Ship Society. 1st Ed. 239 PP with 3 colour illustrations (painting, house-flag and funnels, and organization chart), and b/w illustrations (map, plan, photos and portraits). Fp (in colour): painting of 'Uganda". Bound copy retaining original pictorial soft covers. Hard cover with gilt title on front board. Fine. 22 x 15.2. 0905617320
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$50

15857
THORSOE, Soren & CROWDY, Michael
OVE SKOU, Copenhagen

Kendal, UK. 1982. World Ship Society. 1st Ed. 44 PP with 60 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 21 x 15. 0905617185
Brief history & fleet details.
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$15

43202
THORSOE, Soren, SIMONSEN, Peter & FREDERICHSEN, Frederik
THE DANNEBROG FLEET 1883-1993

Rungsted, Denmark. 1993. Dannebrog Rederi AS. 1st Ed., with an historic preface by Ebbe Wedell-Wedellsborg. 208 PP with 1 map, 8 profiles (in colour), 7 plans, 270 b/w photos and 4 colour illustrations. FEP (in colour): Nordborg, 1930. REP (in colour): Brattingsborg, 1970. Pictorial boards. Name of previous owner on FFEP, o/wise a fine copy.. 27.6 x 24.2. 8798430505
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$45

20965
THORSOE, Soren, SIMONSEN, Peter, KROGH-ANDERSEN, Soren, FREDERICHSEN, Frederik &
DFDS 1866-1991 - Ship Development through 125 years - from Paddle Steamer to Ro/Ro Ship / Skibsudvikling gennem 125 ar fra Hjuldamper til Rulleskib

Copenhagen. 1991. DFDS A/S. 1st Ed. 503 PP with 3 maps, 21 plans, 86 bw illust., and 732 photos of ships (Fleet list). Illustrated endpapers. Laminated decorated boards. Lower corner of front endpaper not properly pasted down (publisher error), o/wise fine. Danish and English text. 30.2 x 21.2. 08798003003
Short Sea shipping line running between Denmark and the United Kingdom and Iceland. As of 1926, routes to Atlantic ports of North and South America.
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$35

63040
THORSOE, Soren, SIMONSEN, Peter, KROGH-ANDERSEN, Soren, FREDERICHSEN, Frederik &
DFDS 1866-1991 - Ship Development through 125 years - from Paddle Steamer to Ro/Ro Ship / Skibsudvikling gennem 125 ar fra Hjuldamper til Rulleskib

DFDS A/S. Copenhagen. 1991. 1st Ed. 503 PP with 3 maps, 21 plans, 86 bw illust., and 732 photos of ships (Fleet list). Illustrated endpapers. Laminated decorated boards. Fine. Danish and English text. 30.2 x 21.2. 08798003003
Short Sea shipping line running between Denmark and the United Kingdom and Iceland. As of 1926, routes to Atlantic ports of North and South America.
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$60

68620
TREGONNING, K. G.
HOME PORT SINGAPORE - A History of Straits Steamship Company Limited 1890-1965

Singapore. 1967. O.U.P. / Straits Steamship Company Limited. 1st Ed. XII, 321 PP with 3 maps, plus 1 map of Singapore Approaches, 1 folded map of Service Routes maintained in 1935, and 48 pages with 53 b/w plates (at rear of book). Fp: Ocean Building, Singapore. Eps: Certificate of Registry for Will o' the Wisp, 12th February, 1886. Cloth cover, dj. Both jacket and book are near fine and scarce in this condition. 25.5 x 16.5.
History of the shipping line and its home port: Singapore.
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$120

63298
UNION SHIPPING
UNDER WAY - House Journal of Union Shipping Group Limited - December 1982

Group Personnel Department / Union Shipping Group Limited. Wellington. 1982. December 1982 edition. 32 PP with b/w and colour photos. Pictorial soft cover ("Union Lyttleton", Wellington Harbour). Fine. Oblong: 20.7 x 29.8.
Cruising in Oriana, by Glenn Travis. Roving Cameraman in Fiji. The Seaway Service. Recollections: Diamond Jubilee of Grand Old Lady (Canterbury / Lyttleton), by Tony Lester. ...
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$20

63296
UNION SHIPPING
UNDER WAY - House Journal of Union Shipping Group Limited - June 1982

Wellington. 1982. Industrial Relations & Personnel Department / Union Shipping Group Limited June 1982 edition. (2), 25, (1) PP with b/w and colour photos. Pictorial soft cover (Prime Minister Muldoon). Fine. Oblong: 20.7 x 29.8.
'Together we can take on the World': with the merger of Thomas Cook and Union Shipping Group. Fleet department at work.
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$20

63295
UNION SHIPPING
UNDER WAY - House Journal of Union Shipping Group Limited - March 1982

Wellington. 1982. Industrial Relations & Personnel Department / Union Shipping Group Limited March 1982 edition. 40 PP with b/w and colour photos. Pictorial soft cover (on the bridge of "Union Nelson"). Rear cover with repaired tear. Very good. Oblong: 20.7 x 29.8.
Union Nelson Sealink service. The First Union Sealink, by Tim Lovell Smith ...
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$20

63294
UNION STEAMSHIP
UNDER WAY - House Journal of Union Steam Ship Company - Volume 5, No. 4, 1973

Wellington. 1973. Personnel Department / Union Steam Ship Company of New Zealand. Volume 5, No. 4, December 1973. 28 PP with b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover (Company' lighters, Avarua Harbour). Fine. Oblong: 21 x 29.7.
Rarotonga - our remotest branch, by Graeme Brown. ... All you need to know about Bulbs, by W. Waters, Naval Architect. ... Muster Station. Recollections: the epic relaunching of the "Mapourika".
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$20

69078
UREN, Malcolm
TRINDERS - PIONEERS

Trinder. London. 1940? 1st Ed. (5), 46 PP printed on recto only plus 7 full-page b/w illustrions (3 of tall ships) with tissue guard & Fp: Coloured Flag of West Australian Steam Navigation Company. Printed letter by Harvey Trinder (Australia) Limited, explaining delays in publication loosely inserted. Original cloth cover, gilt title on front cover. Very good. A scarce book. 25.5 x 19.5.
Being the story of the Historic Assocation of Trinder, Anderson & Company with the State of Western Australia and How They Both Grew and Flourished in Concept (Sub-title).
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$50

38778
VAN LIMBURG STIRUM, S. J. Craaf
NEERLANDS REEDERIJEN - Een overzicht van de geschiedenis van verschillende lijnbedrijven

Amsterdam. c. 1940's. Stichting De Zee. Reprint of an article published in the magazine De Zee. 78 PP. Soft cover. Label with number on spine. Note and stamp at top of Page 1, o/wise very good. Dutch text. 22.6 x 15.
An overview of the history of various Dutch shipping companies. De Rotterdamsche Lloyd. De Stoomvaart Maatschappij Nederland. De Holland-Amerika Lijn. De Koninklijke Nederlandsche Stoomboot Maatschappij. Koninklijke West-Indische Maildienst. De KoninklijkePaketvaart Maatschappij. De Java-China-Japan Lijn.
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$10

43060
van PAPENDRECHT, A. Hoynck
DE ZEILVLOOT VAN WILLEM RUYS JAN DANIELSZOON EN DE ROTTERDAMSCHE LLOYD

Rotterdam. 1933. Company. 1st Ed. XV, 147 PP with tables & 100 b/w illustrations, plus 11 b/w plates with tables, map, documents, 1 large folding plan of the D.S.M.S. Baloeran, 1 large folded plate with fleet list and 25 ship profiles and 1 folded map of the River Maas. Printed on superior glossy paper. Fp: Portrait of Willem Ruys Jan Danielszoon. Illustrated endpapers. Original sturdy soft cover. Foxing spots on covers and outside edges. Near fine copy of a scarce title. Dutch text. 27.8 x 20.4.
The sailing fleet of Willem Ruys and the fleet of Rotterdam Lloyd.
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$60

18452
WALKER, David
CHAMPION OF SAIL - R W Leyland and his Shipping Line

London. 1986. Conway. 1st Ed. 191 PP with b/w illust. & fleet lists. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 26 x 20. 0851774024
History of this shipowner plus a history of late 19th century shipping. One chapter deals with the Wavertree and its restoration.
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$20

41488
WARD, Captain T. G. S.
THE CALIFORNIA, NEW ZEALAND, AND AUSTRALIAN MAIL LINE OF STEAM PACKETS 1870-1871

Auckland. 2000. The Postal History Society of New Zealand. 1st Ed., P.H.S.N.Z. handbook No. 51. 34, (2 blank) PP with 1 facsimile of sailing notice, 1 map and 8 b/w illustrations (photocopy quality). Soft covers, illustrated front, clear plastic, spiral bound. Fine. 29.8 x 21. 0908588615
Line which operated with Australian steamships between Sydney and San Francisco, via Auckland, Fiji and Honolulu.
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$20

66263
WARWICK, Sam & ROUSSEL, Mike
SHIPWRECKS OF THE CUNARD LINE

Stroud, Gloucestershire. 2012. The History Press. 1st Ed., with a foreword by John Chatterton. 167 PP, (1 publication) with 6 location maps, b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. Oblong: 23.5 x 25.5. 9780752454771
Includes a "Cunard Line Fleet" list.
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$40

47024
WATERS, Sydney, D.
CLIPPER SHIP TO MOTOR LINER - The Story of the New Zealand Shipping Company 1873-1939

The New Zealand Shipping Co. London. 1939. 1st Ed. XVIII, (2), 110 PP, plus 8 b/w plates. Fp: Sailing vessel Turakina. Cloth cover, dj. Few foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 21.2 x 14.8.
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$30

70977
WATERS, Sydney D.
ORDEAL BY SEA - The New Zealand Shipping Company in the Second World War 1939-1945

London. 1949. N.Z. Shipping Co. 1st Ed. XII, 263 PP with 1 map, plus 5 b/w plates. Fp: M/V Rangitata under attack in July 1940. Cloth cover, gilt title on vignette on spine, dj (repaired). Renewed dust jacket with remaining parts of original pasted down on front and spine. Contents in fine condition and overall a very good copy. Scarce. 20.5 x 13.4.
The war years for the ships & seamen of the NZ Shipping Co. and its associated Federal Steam Navigation Co. The loss of 19 owned and 4 operated ships.
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$45

70118
WATERS, Sydney D.
SHAW SAVILL LINE, One Hundred Years of Trading

Whitcombe & Tombs. Wellington. 1961. 1st Ed. 158 PP, plus 16 pages with 30 b/w photos. Eps: World map with Shaw Savill Line routes. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket is chipped on edges (insect damage) with a few small pieces missing at spine and is plastic protected. Faint foxing on outside edges. Contents are near fine. Scarce. 22.5 x 14.5.
One of the great shipping lines, the expanding fortunes of which have been firmly linked with those of New Zealand. From the days of the clipper ship of the Albion Line to the merger with Shaw Savill & Co. Their 20,000 ton Southern Cross was the first round-the-world passenger liner which carried no cargo.
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$25

71635
WATERS, Sydney D.
UNION LINE - A Short History of the Union Steam Ship Company of New Zealand Ltd. 1875-1951

Privately published, Wellington. 1951. 1st Ed. 148 PP with b/w illustrations. Frontispiece (in colour): Armorial bearings of the Company. Eps: Trade routes of the Union Steam Ship Co. of N.Z. Ltd. Green cloth cover, gilt title on front cover. Covers a little dulled with light wear around edges, light foxing on prelims and last pages, o/wise a near fine copy. Scarce. 25.2 x 19.
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$30

71620
WATSON, Nigel
THE BIBBY LINE 1807-1990 - A Story of Wars, Booms and Slumps

James & James. London. 1990. 1st Ed. 74 PP with 18 colour & 44 b/w illust. Half-title page: The "Mary Bibby" in Liverpool in 1825. Fp: The "Lincolnshire" LPG carrier. Title-page and chapter head-pieces: House flag. Hard cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj. Dust jacket has a closed tear at bottom, few foxing spots on top outside edge, inscription on FFEP, o/wise near fine. 25.6 x 21.8. 0907383123
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$25

71637
WESTPHALL, Povl
DET OSTASIATISKE KOMPAGNI, The East Asiatic Company, Limited

The East Asiatic Company Ltd. Copenhagen. 1972. 110 PP with 18 location maps, 87 b/w and 19 colour photos and 18 location maps in text. FEP: The world of the East Asiatic Company. Contains at the rear a fleet list and folded illustrated plates with b/w photos of 39 ships of the company. Decorated hard cover with small repair at bottom near spine.. Light foxing on prelims, o/wise a near fine copy. 25.2 x 19.
Published for the 60th anniversary of this Danish shipping company which was established in March 1897, spanning all the oceans and servicing all the continents.
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$30

71713
WHITE, L. G. W.
SHIPS, COOLIES AND RICE

Sampson Low, Marston. London. 1936. 1st Ed. XII, (2), 306 PP, plus 8 b/w plates. Original cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). Ageing of paper on outside edges and offsetting on endpapers. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Dust jacket has some pieces missing and is in a protective sleeve. Contents are near fine. Quite scarce with a dust jacket. 23.8 x 14.5.
History of James Nourse Line which began with the full-rigged ship "Ganges" in 1861. Coolie trade, WWI...
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$80

63236
WHITTLE, John
SPEED BONNY BOAT - The Story of Caledonian MacBrayne Ltd. under Scottish Transport Group, 1969-1990

Edinburgh. 1990. Scottish Transport Group / Saltire Communications. 1st Ed., with an introduction by Ian S. Irwin. 48 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Name of previous owner at top of title page. Fine. 23.8 x 17. 0946265135
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$10

68410
WILHELMSEN, Wilh.
1861-1961 WILH. WILHELMSEN - A short history of 100 years' activity

Wilh. Wilhelmsen. Oslo. 1961. 1st Ed. 80 PP with b/w & colour illust. throughout. Fp (in colour): House-Flag & Royal Norwegian Mail Flag. Decorative papered boards. Discreet signature of previous owner on front endpaper. Near fine. 25.6 x 20.4.
A family shipping line which developed and still covers the world. Covers: From Sail to Steam, From Tramp to Liner and Tanker Trade, plus the period of the war years until the post war period (1945-1961).
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$35

20737
WORLD SHIP SOCIETY
THE HUNTING FLEET OF SHIPS past and present.

London. 1961. Hunting & Son, and World Ship Society. 2nd Ed. 28 PP (including covers) with 38 b/w photos. Inside fron cover: Flag, funnel and bow markings (in colour). Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 21.3 x 13.6.
Huntings of Newcastle upon Tyne: shipowners and ship managers.
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$10

61142
WORLD SHIP SOCIETY
THE HUNTING FLEET OF SHIPS past and present.

London. 1961. Hunting & Son, and World Ship Society. 2nd Ed. 28 PP (including covers) with 38 bw photos. Inside front cover: Flag, funnel and bow markings (in colour). Pictorial soft cover. Rubbed patch at top corner of front cover. Stamp and Shelf No. at top corner of title page. 2 holes dor ring binder close to spine, o/wise good. 21.3 x 13.6.
Huntings of Newcastle upon Tyne: shipowners and ship managers.
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$5

15895
WORLD SHIP SOCIETY
REDERIAKTIESELSKABET DANNEBROG 1883-1973

London. 1973. World Ship Society. 1st Ed. 104 PP with 3 colour illustrations and 133 b/w photos. Inside back cover House Flag & Bow Mark (in colour). Illustrated soft covers (a little rubbed). Very good. 23 x 16.5.
Brief history & details of the fleet.
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$5