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15852
ANDREWS, Graeme
A LOG OF GREAT AUSTRALIAN SHIPS
$10.00 AUD

Reed. Sydney. 1980. 1st Ed. 160 PP with b/w illustrations. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket is a little sunned with a few chips. An otherwise near fine copy. Oblong: 18.5 x 26. 0589502026

150 famous ships which played a vital role in the development of Australia.

18661
ANDREWS, Graeme
FIGHTING SHIPS OF AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND
$5.00 AUD

Regency House. Sydney. 1973. Revised and updated edition of the 1971 Australasian Navies. 64 PP with b/w & colour illustrations. Pictorial card cover. Near fine. 28 x 22.

Not only the ships, also missiles & aircrafts as well as the Australian Army's water transport squadrons.

33035
ARGYLE, E. W.
LOCAL CRAFT & YACHTS
$10.00 AUD

Picton Publishing. Chippenham. 1971. 1st Ed. and Part five in the Ships on Stamps series. (2), 64 with 16 b/w photos and 154 photos of stamps. Pictorial card cover. Near fine. 21 x 15.3.

31506
BARR, William & WILLIAMS, Glyndwr (editors)
VOYAGES TO HUDSON BAY IN SEARCH OF A NORTHWEST PASSAGE 1741-1747 (in two volumes)
$30.00 AUD

The Hakluyt Society. London. 1994 & 1995. Nos. 177 & 181 in the Second series. Volume I: XII, (2), 333 PP with 11 b/w plates. Fp: Inscription on rocks at Sloop Cove, Churchill. Volume II: XV, 393 PP with 20 b/w plates. Fp: Portrait of Arthur Dobbs (1755). Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket a little rubbed, o/wise fine. 22.2 x 14.2. 0904180360 / 417

Volume I: The Voyage of Christopher Middleton in 1741-1742 on the Furnace and the Discovery. Volume II: The Voyage of William Moor and Francis Smith 1746-1747 on the Dobbs Galley and the California..

34473
BATHE. E. W., RUBIN DE CERVIN, G. B. & TAILLEMITE, E.
THE GREAT AGE OF SAIL
$15.00 AUD

Crescent Books. New York. 1977. Reprint of the 1971 smaller unabridged edition of the 1967 original, translated by Michael Kelly. Edited by Joseph Jobé. 252, (24) PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Hard cover, device on front cover, dj. Renewed endpapers, o/wise a very good copy. 28.5 x 24.5. 0517246651

History of the great sailing ships over four centuries. The great maritime powers & their commercial interests.

34755
BECK, Horace
FOLKLORE AND THE SEA
$30.00 AUD

Marine Historical Association. Mystic Seaport. 1973. 1st Ed., Volume VI in the American Maritime Library series. XVII, 463, (3) PP with musical scores and 21 b/w photos by Jane Beck. Fp: Portrait of the Author. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 25.8 x 18. 0819540625

Various aspects of maritime folklore on shipbuilding, language, weather lore, song... mermaids, monsters, sea serpents and enchanted islands... Spectre ships.

32582
BEEBE, William
THE ARCTURUS ADVENTURE - An Account of the New York Zoological Society's First Oceanographic Expedition
$20.00 AUD

G. P. Putnam's Sons. New York. 1926. 6th printing on December 1926 of the 1926 original. XIX, 439 PP, plus 8 colour plates and 49 pages with 69 b/w illustrations. Fp: Argyropelelus & Sternoptyx. Decorated endpapers. Orig. cloth cover, top edge gilt, gilt title on front cover and spine. Spine lightly faded, o/wise a very good copy. 24 x 17.

Six months aboard the steam yacht ARCTURUS through the Sargasso Sea, then to Cocos and Galapagos Achipelago.

32208
BEILBY, Alec
TO BEAT THE CLIPPERS, The Financial Times Clipper Race 1975-6
$10.00 AUD

Allen Lane. London. 1976. 1st Ed. XX, 212 PP with 1 map, 5 plans, and 74 b/w photos, plus 8 pages with 12 colour photos. Title spread: Tower Bridge, Thames. FEP: Map of the first leg from Sheerness to Sydney. REP: Map of the Financial Times clipper race. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Light foxing on prelims and outside edges, o/wise near fine. 24 x 16. 0713909676

Great Britain II, against Kriter II, The Great Escape and CSeRB II Busnelli up to Sydney; then Anaconda between Sydney and Dover.

34784
BERLITZ, Charles & VALENTINE, J. Manson
WITHOUT A TRACE
$10.00 AUD

Souvenir Press. Adelaide. 1977. 1st Australian edition. X, (2), 180 PP with 6 b/w illust, plus 24 pages with 37 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 24 x 16. 0285622862

More evidence from the Bermuda Triangle.

32330
BICSKOS, Attila
SHARP ENCOUNTERS WITH THE MURRAY CRAY (in Geo Australasia Volume 11, No.1, March-May 1989)
$10.00 AUD

Australasia's Geographical Magazine. Sydney. 1989. Includes article P. 40 to 47 with 1 location map, 11 colour illustrations (8 photos). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 27.6 x 20.6.

The Murray River crayfish.

32147
BIRT, Douglas H. C.
SAILING YACHT DESIGN
$45.00 AUD

Robert Ross. Southampton. 1951. 1st Ed. 272 PP with 12 tables, 69 figures, and 5 diagrams, plus 32 pages with 42 b/w photos. Fp: A model being tested in the Stevens Tank, Hoboken, USA. Eps: Line drawings of the 30/42 ft fast cruiser "Trilby". Cloth cover with shelf wear and a few marks, device on front cover. Contents clean and still a very good copy. 22 x 14.2.

The art of yacht design. Speed and hull shape. Stability, ballast and hull shape... Construction.

31132
BOWKER, R. M.
A BOAT OF YOUR OWN - A Guide to the Selection, Buying, Building, Maintenance, and Chartering of Yachts and Dinghies
$5.00 AUD

Cassell. London. 1959. 1st Ed. XII, 148 PP with tables and 16 figures, plus 18 pages with 27 b/w photos. Fp: South Coast One-Design 6-tonners. Hard cover. Spine sunned, some foxing, o/wise a very good clean copy. 20.5 x 13.5

32766
BRADFORD, James C. (editor)
ADMIRALS OF THE NEW STEEL NAVY: Makers of the American Naval Tradition 1880-1930
$25.00 AUD

Naval Institute Press. Annapolis. 1990. 1st printing. XXII, (2), 427, (3) PP with 44 b/w illustrations. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. A little browning of paper around edges, o/wise fine. 23.3 x 15.2. 0870210033

Biographies of 13 American Admirals. Stephen B. Luce: Intellectual leader of the new navy, by John B. Hattendorf. Alfred Thayer Mahan: Christian expansionist, navalist and historian, by Rober Seager II...

21330
BROWN, Diana & Colin
THE WHALER AND THE PRIVATEER, The Story of Two Ships
$25.00 AUD

Letter of Marque Press. Nantucket. 1993. 1st Ed. XXII, 275 PP with 1 folded plate "Transition Chart for Hero and Swallow", and 36 b/w figures. Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 23 x 15.4. 096382080X

The French whaler Hero (Héros du Havre) and the English privateer Swallow, from the journal of Wm. Morris, first mate of the former and Wm. Mann, a carpenter of the latter. The Swallow seized the Hero off Santa Catarina Island (Brazil) in December, 1803.

16849
BROWNE, Douglas G.
THE FLOATING BULWARK - The Story of the Fighting Ship: 1514-1942
$20.00 AUD

Cassell. London. 1963. 1st Ed. XIV, 274 PP plus 24 pages with 26 bw illust. Fp: The Burghley Nef, model of a three-masted French ship, 1482. Cloth cover, dj (price clipped). Faint foxing. Near fine. 22.2 x 14,2.

The development of fighting ships, from the building of the Henry Grace à Dieu at Woolwich in 1514, to the eclipse of the capital ship with the Battle of Midway in 1942.

32402
BROXAM, Graeme
A STEAMSHIP FOR HOBART, S.S. REEMERE 1909
$20.00 AUD

Navarine. Canberra. 1992. 1st edition limited to 1000 copies (No. 423/1000). Foreword by Ken Wriedt. II, 60 PP with 1 plan, 1 map & 46 b/w photos. Pictorial card cover. Covers slightly rubbed. Signed by author. Fine. 21 x 14.8. 0646113291

Story of small trading craft plying Tasmanian bays, rivers and inlets. The need to preserve and restore the SS Reemere, launched in 1909.

31116
BRUCE, Erroll
DEEP SEA SAILING
$15.00 AUD

Hutchinson's Scientific and Technical Publications. London. 1954. November 1954 reprint of the November 1953 original. XIV, 15-244 PP with tables and 34 figures, plus 16 pages with 27 b/w photos. Fp: H.R.H. The Duke of Edinburgh with the author aboard Samuel Pepys. Cloth cover (marked and worn on the spine). Name of previous owner on front endpaper, some foxing. Very good. 23.5 x 15.5.

Planning a cruise, fitting and equipment, maintenance... Safety at sea... Storm at sea.

32595
BRYCE, Graham
THE SKETCHBOOK OF HMS Endeavour
$10.00 AUD

Collins. Sydney. 1983. 1st edition (juvenile). 80 PP with 32 pages of sketches (full page). Eps: HMS Endeavour under sail. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Faint foxing. Near fine. 29 x 21.7. 0001951718

A vivid picture of the epic voyage of HMS Endeavour.

68453
CHAMBERS, Admiral B. M.
SALT JUNK - Naval Reminiscences, 1881-1906
$25.00 AUD

Constable. London. 1927. 1st Ed., illustrated by the author. X, 364 PP, (2 adv.) with 44 b/w text-illustrations, plus 4 b/w plates (2 engravings and 2 photos) and a colour frontispiece. Fp: Rio de Janeiro (water colour). Blue cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Spine somewhat faded, a little light foxing, a library vignett and stamp on FFEP and former owner's name/address on half-title page. Small closed tear/chip on the top of the first 5 pages, o/wise contents very clean and overall a very good copy. 22.7 x 14.5.

Between February 1913 and April 1914, Admiral B. M. Chambers was the first Captain of the Royal Australian Naval College, Osborne House, Geelong.

30893
CHANT, Christopher
WARSHIPS OF THE 20TH CENTURY
$10.00 AUD

Tiger Books International. London. 1996. 1st Ed. 144 PP with b/w & colour photos, and 42 colour illustrations by John Batchelor. Title page: One of the 4 Iroquois or Tribal class destroyers in service with the Canadian Navy. Illustrated laminated boards, dj. Fine. 30 x 23. 1855018039

35041
CHATTERTON, E. Keble
THE MERCANTILE MARINE
$15.00 AUD

Little, Brown, and Company. Boston. 1923. 1st US Ed. XII, 254 PP, plus 35 plates with 47 b/w illust. Fp: H.E. India company's ship William Fairlie. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Front cover marked, spine lightly sunned. Light foxing, o/wise very good. 22.7 x 14.5.

21383
COLWELL, Max
PETER THE WHALER IN SOUTHERN SEAS
$5.00 AUD

Rigby. Adelaide. 1978. Paperback reprint of the 1964 original. (X), 116, (2 adv.) PP with 20 illust. by G.C. Ingleton. Fp: There She Blows!. Pictorial soft cover. Foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. 18.1 x 11.4. 0727002716

Whaling in the Southern Seas, from the days of Sam Enderby to the Antarctic whaling of the mid-20th Century.

32662
CONROY, J. W. (editor)
SEAMANSHIP DEPARTMENT NOTES - U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, Maryland
$40.00 AUD

The United States Naval Institute. Annapolis. 1918. 1st Ed. 165 PP with 30 diagrams & figures, and 18 plates (Rules of the Road pertaining to lights), plus 1 folded plate (Mooring and Manoeuvring board). Limp cloth cover with wear around edges and a few fade spots. Title on front cover and spine. Ageing of paper, spine frayed at top and bottom, name of previous owner on front endpaper and title page. Very clean and near fine internally. Scarce. 23.7 x 15.3.

Chapter I: Detailed instructions for Cutter drill. Chapter II: Sailing launches. Chapter IX: Handling Battleships in formation. Chapter X: Hints to young officers taking the deck. Chapter XIII: The Mooring Board...

34674
CRAMER, Max
TREASURES, TRAGEDIES AND TRIUMPHS OF THE BATAVIA COAST - A true story of discovery and adventure in the 20th Century
$45.00 AUD

Max Cramer / Scott Four Colour Print. Perth. 1999. 1st Ed. XVIII, 334 PP with 6 maps and 90 b/w illustrations, plus 16 pages with 31 colour photos. Eps: Dutch chart. Pictorial stiff covers. Dedicatory note dated and signed by the author on verso of front endpaper. Fine. 22 x 15.6. 064638483X

Wreck of the barque "Stefano" lost in 1875. Wrecks of the "Batavia", "Zeewyk"... Dive with whale sharks... Discovery of French coins left by Louis Francois Marie Aleno de Saint-Alouarn in 1772.

32369
CRAWFORD, Steve
BATTLESHIPS AND CARRIERS
$10.00 AUD

Brown Books. London. 1999. 1st Ed. 320 PP with 1 b/w, 3 colour photos, and some 300 side-view artworks and detailed specifications tables. Half title page: the Arpad. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Fine. 17 x 13. 1897884443

Each of the 300 vessels with displacement, dimensions, performance and summary of career.

32902
CROMIE, William J.
EXPLORING THE SECRETS OF THE SEA
$10.00 AUD

George Allen and Unwin. London. 1964. 1st UK Ed. XIII, (3), 300, (2 adv.) PP with 13 headpieces and 80 figures (drawings by George Geygan and b/w photos). FP: Icebreakers and cargo ships in Antarctica. Hard cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). Some foxing. Very good. 21.5 x 14.2.

32409
CUMPSTON, J. H. L.
AUGUSTUS GREGORY AND THE INLAND SEA
$20.00 AUD

Roebuck. Canberra. 1972. 1st Ed. VIII, 146 PP, plus 41 pages with 12 maps, and 57 b/w photos & illustrations. Pictorial hard cover, dj (spine sunned). Light foxing, o/wise near fine. 25.3 x 17.5. 0950085847

32340
DAVIDSON, Rene
THE WHALERS OF EDEN AND TWOFOLD BAY (in Heritage)
$10.00 AUD

Australian Council of National Trusts. Canberra. 1989. Volume 8, No. 2, Winter 1989. 48 PP. Includes article between pages 21 and 23 with 9 b/w photos. Pictorial card cover. Near fine. 29.8 x 23.

Also includes article by Brian Lloyd on Gabo Island Lighthouse (P.2 - 5) with 1 b/w photo & 6 colour photos.

32207
DAVIES, Nigel
VOYAGERS TO THE NEW WORLD
$15.00 AUD

William Morrow. New York. 1979. 1st US Ed. XIV, (2), 287 PP with 8 maps, plus 16 pages with 29 b/w photos. Hard cover, cloth spine, dj. Faint foxing. Fine. 24 x 16. 0688039962

Origins of the pre-Columbian inhabitants of America: China, Indonesia, Vikings, Phoenicians...

52198
DE HARTOG, Jan
THE SAILING SHIP
$10.00 AUD

Paul Hamlyn. London. 1964. 1st Ed. No. 2 in the Odyssey Library series. 48 PP (including covers), with colour illust. by Peter Spier. FEP: 24 type of sailing vessels. REP: Sails and rigging plans of a full-rigged ship. Pictorial laminated boards. Note at top of page facing title page, o/wise very good. Small oblong: 10.8 x 16.8.

33003
DE LEEUW, Hendrik
CROSSROADS OF THE BUCCANEERS
$15.00 AUD

J. B. Lippincott. Philadelphia. 1937. 1st US Ed. 414 PP with 1 map, head pieces and many attractive drawings by author. Includes 9 PP for Bibliography and 4 PP for Index. Cloth cover, dj. Top edge of spine and covers worn, dust jacket with small pieces missing at top and bottom. Internally very good. 24 x 16.5.

Voyage in 1934 and 1935 through the Spanish Main and the Islands of the Caribbean. An authoritative account of life in the Leewards and Windwards extending from Florida's coast to the Northeast shores of South America.

14231
DE MEDINA, Pédro
L'ART DE NAVIGUER DE MAISTRE PIERRE DE MEDINE, ESPAGNOL
$100.00 AUD

De Boer Maritieme Handboeken. Bussum, Netherlands. c.1980. Facsimile edition of the 1554 French original. Limited edition of 1000 copies (No. 151/1000). (6), 116 PP (pagination only on right hand top corner of leaves). Printed on antique laid paper, with tables and figures in text. Hard cover, device in blind on front cover, gilt title on spine, decorated slipcase. Spine lightly sunned. Near fine. French text in old script. 33.2 x 21.6. 2852310082

The art of navigation in 1545, by Pedro de Medina: of the World (cosmography), the Sea and the art of sailing, the Wind (meteorology), the Sun (its declination & finding latitude), the Moon ... Published in the Netherlands for Unieboek, in UK for Patrick Stephens, in France for Editions des 4 Seigneurs and in Milan for U. Mursia & Co.

33976
DEPT OF DEFENCE
OUTLINE OF AUSTRALIAN NAVAL HISTORY
$20.00 AUD

R.A.N. Education Service. Melbourne. 1955. New edition replacing the 1949 edition. 48 PP, plus 6 b/w photographic plates, and 1 folded map at rear of book. Hard cover, cloth spine, gilt title on front cover. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Title slightly rubbed, o/wise very good. 25 x 17.5.

From the discovery and settlement to the post-Korean war era.

32213
DODSON, Granville & CHURCHILL, Anthony
THE OFFICIAL GUIDE TO THE FINANCIAL TIMES CLIPPER RACE 1975-76
$10.00 AUD

Ocean Publications. London. 1976. 1st Ed. 84 PP with 18 maps & plans, and b/w or colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 29.8 x 21.

The Clipper Records, and Introducing Patriarch (69 days run from Gravesend to Sydney in 1869), by Cyril Hume. The entries: Great Britain II (U.K.), Kriter II (France), The Great Escape (Netherlands), Anaconda II (Australia), CSeRB II (Italy), and Veline (France).

21390
DRAKE-BROCKMAN, Henrietta
VOYAGE TO DISASTER - The Life of Francisco Pelsaert
$30.00 AUD

Angus & Robertson. Sydney. 1982. Reprint in the Australian Classics series, of the 1963 original. XVI, 318 PP with 2 maps in text plus 16 pages with 23 b/w illust. Fp: Title page of the Joost Hartgers 1648 edition of "Ongeluckige Voyagie van't Schip Batavia". Hard cover, dj. Fine. 22 x 14.5. 0207148414

Covering his report to the Dutch East India Company and the wreck of the Batavia in 1629...

10765
DUNN, Capt. B. G. & WESCOMBE, Lt. R. E. (editors)
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY - 75TH ANNIVERSARY 1911-1986
$5.00 AUD

Magazine Art / Royal Australian Navy. Melbourne. 1986. 1st Ed. 80 PP with b/w & colour illust. Pictorial card covers with light wear. Very good. 27 x 20.7.

A brief history in text & photographs of the R.A.N.

34735
DUNNINGHAM, Honourable J. M. (editor)
AN HISTORIC RETROSPECT ON THE OCCASION OF THE 150th ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATIONS OF THE FOUNDING OF AUSTRALIA
$10.00 AUD

Australia's 150th Anniversary Celebrations Council. Sydney. 1938. 1st Ed. No pagination, 32 PP with 2 b/w and 98 colour illustrations Pictorial soft cover (laminated). Staples removed, and copy stitched, o/wise near fine. 24.5 x 15.5.

Book presented to the children of New South Wales by Australia's 150th Anniversary Celebrations Council.

32360
EASTLAKE, Keith
SEA DISASTERS, The Truth behind the Tragedies
$20.00 AUD

Greenwich Editions. London. 1998. 1st Ed. 96 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Half title page: Lakonia on fire. Title spread: Seawise University, formerly Queen Elizabreth, on fire in Hong Kong. Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. 28.7 x 23.6. 0862881498

Collision. Fire. Explosion. Human error. Weather and Mechanical failure.

34838
FANSLER BEHRMAN, Cynthia
VICTORIAN MYTHS OF THE SEA
$20.00 AUD

Ohio University Press. Athens, Ohio. 1977. 1st Ed. X, 188 PP. Fp: Rear-Admiral Sir Horatio Nelson. Cloth cover, dj. Fine. 23.5 x 15.5. 0821403516

The English Romance with the sea. The English sense of History. The myths of Islandhood... The English Seaman... Heroism and the Myth of Nelson...

34033
FARA, Patricia
PRESIDENTIAL PORTRAITS - Joseph Banks in the National Library (in National Library of Australia News - Vol IX, No. 3, December 1999)
$5.00 AUD

National Library of Australia. Canberra. 1998. National Library of Australia News, Volume IX, No. 3, issue December 1998. Includes article P. 7 to 10 with 3 colour and 3 b/w illust. Pictorial soft cover. New. 29.8 x 20.7.

President of the Royal Society from 1778 to 1820.

34050
FENTON, Roy, & CLARKSON, John
SHIPS IN FOCUS RECORD 10
$15.00 AUD

Ships in Focus Publications. London. 1999. Issue Number 10. 64 PP with 3 house flags / funnels and 97 b/w photos. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21. 1901703061

Fleet in Focus: John Holt. The port of Widnes. Boer War transports...

15818
FINNEY, C. M.
TO SAIL BEYOND THE SUNSET, Natural History in Australia 1699-1829
$20.00 AUD

Rigby. Adelaide. 1984. 1st Ed. X, 206 PP with 54 b/w & 92 colour illust. Eps: Map of New Holland and plan around Sydney. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 31.2 x 23.5. 0727018817

Natural history from discoverers & explorers followed by scientific expeditions: with Matthew Flinders on the Investigator and with Baudin on the Géographe.

18606
FIRKINS, Peter
OF NAUTILUS AND EAGLES - History of the Royal Australian Navy
$10.00 AUD

Cassell Australia Ltd. Sydney. 1975. 1st Ed. Foreword by Vice Admiral Sir John Collins. VIII, 269 PP with 19 maps, plus 32 pages with 59 b/w photos. Eps: Naval Review. Hard cover, dj (repaired tear). Near fine. 23.5 x 15.5. 0726928623

15509
FISHER, E. M. (editor)
THE TASMANIAN STEAM NAVIGATION COMPANY'S TIME TABLE and Guide to Tasmanian Railways, &c. &c.
$25.00 AUD

Navarine Publication. Canberra. 1996. "Magnified" facsimile edition of the June 1888 original. 52 PP with 1 map of SE Australia/Tasmania at centrefold and 1 b/w photo of S.S. Oonah. Soft cover, illustrated front. Fine. 21.5 x 14.5. 0958656118

A guide to commercial marine, rail and road transport available to Tasmanian travellers in June 1888: colonial, intercolonial and overseas.

22214
FITCHETT, T. K.
THE LONG HAUL - Ships on the England-Australia Run
$15.00 AUD

Rigby. Adelaide. 1980. 1st Ed. 95 PP with colour illust. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket with light shelf wear, otherwise fine. Oblong: 22.5 x 28.5. 0727010271

Passenger ships running the longest sea route in the world.

16059
FLEXNER, James Thomas
STEAMBOATS COME TRUE, American Inventors in Action
$10.00 AUD

Little, Brown & Co. Boston. 1978. Newly illustrated edition of the 1944 original. XXII, (2), 406 PP with vignettes in text, plus 32 pages with 30 b/w illust. Fp. & Eps. Cloth cover, decorated front cover, dj (price clipped). Brief note to previous owner on half title page. Rear endpaper with a small rubbed patch, o/wise near fine. 24 x 16. 0316286087

The first American invention of world shattering importance - the steamboat.

21236
FORSTER, Honore (compiler)
MORE SOUTH SEA WHALING
$20.00 AUD

ANU / Australian National University. Canberra. 1991. 1st Ed. 61 PP. Stiff covers, pictorial front. Lower corner with a light bump. Faint foxing on outside edges. Very good. 29.3 x 20.8. 0731511611

Supplement to The South Sea Whaler. New entries: 894 to 1240.

21285
FORSTER, Honore (compiler)
THE SOUTH SEA WHALER - An Annotated Bibliography...
$30.00 AUD

Kendall Whaling Museum. Sharon, Mass. 1985. 1st Ed. IX, 157 PP. Fp: South Sea Whaling by W.E. Norton. Eps: Map of the Pacific Ocean. Cloth cover, title on front cover and spine. Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise fine. 26 x 17.5. 0937854220

... bibliography of published historical, literary and art material relating to whaling in the Pacific Ocean in the nineteenth century.

18651
FRAME, Tom
PACIFIC PARTNERS - A History of Australian-American Naval Relations
$5.00 AUD

Hodder & Stoughton. Sydney. 1992. 1st Ed. XIII, 200 PP with 10 maps, 2 figures in text plus 24 pages with 41 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing on outside edges and prelims, o/wise near fine. 24.2 x 15.7. 034045585X

32072
GIARDINI, Cesare
THE LIFE AND TIMES OF COLUMBUS
$10.00 AUD

Curtis Books. Philadelphia. 1967. 1st US edition, in the Portraits of Greatness series. Translated from the 1966 Italian original. 76 PP with b/w and colour illust. Title spread: The 3 caravels Nina, Pinta and Santa Maria. Illustrated endpapers. Pictorial laminated boards. Small dent on front cover, o/wise near fine. 29.2 x 23.

32288
GIFFARD, Ann (editor)
TOWARDS QUEBEC - Two mid-19th century emigrants' journals
$10.00 AUD

H.M.S.O. London. 1981. 1st Ed., in the Recollections series published by the National Maritime Museum. VIII, 72 PP with facsimile of an advertisement and 2 maps, plus 16 pages with 30 b/w illust. Hard cover, dj. Spine of dust jacket lightly sunned. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 22.2 x 14.2. 0112903355

William Fulford on the barque Civility, Spring 1848. William Gliddon on the full-rigged ship Ocean Queen, spring 1855.

30792
GILLES, Daniel
LA COUPE DE L'AMERICA, ou le Monde Meilleur de la Course
$30.00 AUD

Voiles / Gallimard. Paris. 1977. 1st edition, with 400 illustrations by Morris and Stanley Rosenfeld. 158 PP with b/w illust. (plans, engravings and photos) and 4 colour illustrations on double page (Puritan, Columbia/Livonia, Columbia/Shamrock & Australia). Cloth cover, dj (price clipped). French text. Near fine. 31.5 x 25.

The challenges of the America's Cup between 1851 and 1977.

33907
GLASSPOOL, J. & MICHAELIS, J.
BOATS OF THE LONGSHOREMEN
$5.00 AUD

Nautical. Lymington, U.K. 1977. 1st Ed. 136 PP with line drawings by Jane Michaelis. Hard cover. Library number (faded) on top of front cover and foot of spine. Foxing spots on outside edges and the endpapers. Very good. 25.8 x 17.5. 0245531114

The boats which put out from beaches and open stretches of the coast. The Portland Lerret, Shetland Yole, Marseille Dory, ... Their hulls, riggings, etc ...

17956
GOODMAN, John B. III.
THE GOLD RUSH, Voyage of the Ship LOO CHOO Around the Horn in 1849
$30.00 AUD

Cumming Press. Mount Pleasant, Mich. 1977. 1st limited ed. of 487 copies. XXXII, 61 PP. Cloth cover with gilt device on front. Near fine. 23.5 x 15.7.

The Loo Choo voyage to California, told through letters.

74343
GREENHILL, Basil
THE MERCHANT SCHOONERS - Volume Two
$50.00 AUD

Percival Marshall. London. 1957. 1st Ed. XII, (2), 180 PP with 2 tail pieces, 9 figures in text, plus 3 folded plans & 40 pages with 63 bw photos. Cloth cover, dj. Dust jacket has a few chips and rubs and is in a protective sleeve. Near fine. Scarce. 23.5 x 16.

A survey of the history of the small fore and aft rigged merchant sailing ships of England and Wales in the years 1870-1940 with something of their previous history and subsequent fate.

32200
HAMAKER, H.C. & HARDON H.J.
THE SNELLIUS - EXPEDITION IN THE EASTERN PART OF THE NETHERLANDS EAST-INDIES 1929-1930 - Volume II (Part I, Chapters I & II)
$30.00 AUD

E. J. Brill. Leiden, Netherlands. 1941. 1st Ed. VIII, 56 PP with 26 figures, and 30 tables, plus 1 plate with 5 b/w photos. Cloth cover. Ingleton bookplate. Near fine. 32 x 23.

Expedition on board the Willebrord Snellius. Volume II: Oceanographic results, Part I: Methods and instruments. Chapter I: The oceanographic instruments and the accuracy of the temperature observations. Chapter II: The determination of chlorine and oxygen content.

34621
HERRESHOFF, L. Francis
SENSIBLE CRUISING DESIGNS
$50.00 AUD

International Marine Publishing Co. Camden, Maine. 1979. 4th Printing of the 1973 original. Preface by Roger C. Taylor, publisher. (10), 394 PP with b/w illust. (photos, plans, diagrams, sketches). Cloth cover, dj. Dust jacket has a few repaired tears and is in a protective sleeve. Neat signature of previous owner on title-page. Faint foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. Oblong: 18.5 x 25.5. 0877420351

How to build double-paddle canoes, H 14 & H 28, Rozinante, Meadow Lark, Golden Ball, Nereia, Mobjack and Marco Polo, plus 46 other small craft & cruising yachts.

18819
HILDER, Brett
NAVIGATOR IN THE SOUTH SEAS
$5.00 AUD

Rigby. Adelaide. 1978. 1st soft cover edition. (6), 232 PP with many illust. by the author. Pict. soft cover. Fine. 18 x 11.5. 0727005537

Until his death in 1981, Capt. Hilder sailed the various South Pacific archipelagoes and the Indonesian islands. His first years at sea & his WWII years.

64323
HILDER, Brett
THE VOYAGE OF TORRES, The Discovery of the Southern Coastline of New Guinea and Torres Strait by Captain Luis Baéz de Torres in 1606
$85.00 AUD

University of Queensland Press. Brisbane. 1980. 1st Ed. XXXII, 194 PP with 64 bw illustrations, plus 8 pages with 5 colour plates. Fp: Luis Baéz de Torres. Eps: Portion of B.A. 2759a, showing Torres' track along the whole southern coast of New Guinea. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dedicatory note signed by the author. A fine copy. 24.5 x 18.5. 070221275X

34737
HILDER, Captain Brett
EXPLORING A HAZARDOUS PASSAGE (extract from Australian Natural History, Vol 19, No.6, 1978)
$10.00 AUD

Australian Museum. Sydney. 1978. Special Issue, April-June 1978. Extract: pages 177 to 181 with 5 b/w illust. Soft cover. Fine. 28 x 21.

Torres Strait exploration in 1606, by the Spaniard Luis Vaez de Torres.

18308
HILL, W.S.
THE SAILING SHIPS OF GREAT BRITAIN
$10.00 AUD

Jupiter Books. London. 1975. 1st Ed. 72 PP with 16 b/w text illustrations and 24 colour plates on full page. Fp: The Henry Grace à Dieu. Hard cover, dj. Some foxing, o/wise very good. 33.5 x 23.5. 0904041190

A tribute to Great Britain's maritime traditions. History & development of British sailing ships since the Middle Ages.

15085
HOARE, Merval
THE DISCOVERY OF NORFOLK ISLAND
$10.00 AUD

AGPS. Canberra. 1974. 1st Ed. X, 23 PP with 2 charts and 6 portraits. Fp: Captain James Cook. Title page: Norfolk pine. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 25 x 17.5. 0642005737

35326
HOARE, Merval
THE DISCOVERY OF NORFOLK ISLAND (in Australian External Territories)
$10.00 AUD

Department of External Territories. Canberra. 1970. Volume 10, No. 2, May 1970. Contains 2 articles pages 8 to 11 , and 30/31 with 6 b/w photos. Illustrated card cover. Fine. 25 x 17.8.

Discovery of Norfolk Island, and King memorial on Norfolk Island.

34440
HOLLANDER, Neil & MERTES, Harald
SUNSET FOR WORKING SAIL (in Smithsonian, Volume 15, No. 9)
$15.00 AUD

Smithsonian Institution. Washington. 1984. Volume 15, No. 9, December 1984. 188 PP. Contains article betweebn pages 72 and 81 with 10 colour photos. Soft cover. Near fine. 28.2 x 21.

With the three-masted Dhonis of India, the Oruwas of Sri Lanka... The Chinese junks.

34693
HOWARD, Sidney
OUR MERCHANT NAVY
$10.00 AUD

O.U.P. London. 1942. Reprint of the 1941 original. 104 PP with 9 line drawings by Edward Wigfull and 35 b/w photos. Fp: A big liner takes the water for the first time. Eps: Map with the trading routes of the British Empire. Cloth cover, device on front cover. Covers a little soiled/worn around edges, o/wise near fine. 20 x 16.

Work of the Merchant Navy under normal peace-time conditions.

31998
HOWARTH, David
TRAFALGAR: The Nelson Touch
$15.00 AUD

Galahad Books. New York. c. 1974. Reprint of the 1969 edition. 254 PP with 1 fig., 2 maps, 5 plans, 87 b/w illust. Half title page: portrait of Nelson. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Very good. 23.5 x 15. 0883652722

The blockade to prevent Napoleon's invasion, the Battle of Trafalgar and the death of Nelson.

33166
HOWARTH, Patrick
LIFEBOAT - In Danger's Hour
$20.00 AUD

Hamlyn. London. 1981. 1st Ed., with a foreword by Clare Francis. 144 PP with 1 map of the British Isles, 4 cutaways, 5 profiles, 155 b/w and 16 colour illust. Half title page: St Mary's, Scilly Isles, lifeboat on service during the Fastnet Race in August 1979. Title spread: Penzance lifeboat Dora saved the crew of Jeune Hortense, a brigantine wrecked off Eastern Green, Penzance, in 1888. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Near fine. 30.2 x 22.2 0600349594

Story of the Royal National Lifeboat Institution, founded in 1824.

34056
HUTCHINSON, Paul, BROWN, David, O'NEILL, Richard et al.
SEA WAR IN THE PACIFIC
$10.00 AUD

Marshall Cavendish. London. 1976. 1st Ed., in the Marshall Cavendish World War II Special. 64 PP with b/w photos & colour illust. (maps, plans, paintings). Inside front cover: US sea power off Luzon. Inside back cover: the multiple 6 battery of USS Miami bombards Japanese positions on the Island of Peleliu. Pictorial soft cover (slightly rubbed). Very good. 27.4 x 20.7.

From Japan's shock-attack on Pearl Harbor to the Marines' capture of Iwo Jima.

32674
HYDE, Robin
CHECK TO YOUR KING
$20.00 AUD

Golden Press. Auckland. 1975. Reprint of the 1936 UK original, in the New Zealand Classics series. XII, 13-288 PP. Hard cover, dj. Top of front endpaper rubbed. Occasional foxing, o/wise near fine. 22 x 14.

The life history of Charles, Baron de Thierry, King of Nukahiva, Sovereign Chief of New Zealand.

34210
IRVING, Commander John
THE SMOKE SCREEN OF JUTLAND
$15.00 AUD

William Kimber. London. 1966. 1st Ed. 256 PP with 13 maps and diagrams, plus 8 pages with 16 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Small chips on corners of dust jacket, o/wise near fine. 24 x 16.

31483
JAMES, Robert A.
OCEAN SAILING
$10.00 AUD

Nautical. London. 1980. 1st Ed., with an introduction Dame Naomi James. 224 PP with 12 b/w photos and 89 figures. Hard cover. Stamp of previous owner and no. on front endpaper, o/wise near fine. 25.2 x 19.2. 0245535829

Instructional and practical techniques.

32969
KAMMERER, Albert
LA PASSION DE LA FLOTTE FRANCAISE - De Mers El-Kebir à Toulon
$25.00 AUD

Librairie Arthème Fayard. Paris. 1951. 1st Ed. 572 PP with facsimile of a hand written letter. Soft cover, dj. Ageing of paper, o/wise very good. French text. 22 x 13.8.

France and her Navy between the 1940 armistice with Germany and the attack at Oran by British forces, to the Anglo-American landing of 1942 in North Africa followed by the scuttling of the Fleet at Toulon.

32161
KEMP, Lieut.-Commander P. K.
H.M. DESTROYERS
$10.00 AUD

Herbert Jenkins. London. 1956. 1st Ed. 237, (2 adv.) PP, plus 16 pages with 32 b/w photos. Cloth cover (soiled and worn). Signature previous owner on title page, 2 stamps in blind. Foxing spots on edges. Still a good reading copy. 22.2 x 14.2.

Actions in both world wars, on different fronts: Atlantic, Mediterranean and the Eastern Seas.

18335
LAING, Alexander
THE AMERICAN HERITAGE HISTORY OF SEAFARING AMERICA
$10.00 AUD

American Heritage Publishing. New York. 1974. 1st Ed. 344, (8 index) PP with 300 b/w & colour illust. Hard cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on cloth spine, dj (price clipped). Foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 28.6 x 22.2. 0070358478

America under sail: from colonial days to the present boom in sailing for pleasure and sport.

32769
LARKINS, William T.
U.S. NAVY AIRCRAFT 1921-1941 - U.S. MARINE CORPS AIRCRAFT 1914-1959
$25.00 AUD

Orion Books. New York. 1988. Combined reprint of the 1959 and 1961 originals. (6), 391, (2), III, 203 PP with over 1000 b/w photos. Hard cover, gilt title on cloth spine, dj. Fine. 23.5 x 16. 0517569205

34034
LAYLAND, Penelope
THE ENDEAVOUR STORY (in National)
$10.00 AUD

National Library of Australia. Canberra. 1998. National Library of Australia News, Volume IX, No. 2, issue November 1998. Includes article from P.3 to 6 with 8 colour illust. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.8 x 20.7.

On the CD-ROM Endeavour: Captain Cook's Journal 1768-71.

34852
LEITHAUSER, Joachim G.
WELTWEITE SEEFAHRT
$10.00 AUD

Safari Verlag. Berlin. 1968. Special edition. 367 PP with 49 text illustrations and 140 b/w photos. Cloth cover, device on front cover, dj. German text. Fine. 24.4 x 17.

From the Phoenician, Viking, Hanseatic league... to U-Boats and Nuclear Powered ships.

33848
LEVI, Claude (editor)
SPONGES OF THE NEW CALEDONIAN LAGOON
$80.00 AUD

Editions de l' Orstom. Paris. 1998. 1st Ed., No. XXXIII, in Collection Faune et Flore Tropicales. 214 PP with 51 b/w and 126 colour photos by Pierre Laboute, Georges Bargibant & Jean-Louis Menou. Cloth cover, title in blind on front cover and spine, dj. Fine. Oblong: 21.7 x 27.7. 2709913542

The role of sponges in coral reefs. Sponge diversity, distribution and biogeography... most comprehensive.

33702
LEWIN, The Lord, Admiral of the Fleet & STANNARD, Bruce
JAMES COOK NAVIGATOR AND THE ENDEAVOUR STORY
$20.00 AUD

Maritime Heritage Press / The Endeavour Replica. Sydney. 1993. 1st Ed. Folder containing 8 facsimiles of documents and the 16 page booklet "The Endeavour Story" (with b/w and colour illust.). Near fine. Large format : 36 x 23.2.

Contents: The Tasman Map: facsimile of the decorated 17th century map hand drawn on Japan vellum, 1644. A letter from Cook to the Admiralty. The ship's plan. Endeavour Bark 1768, cutaway model. Part of the complement of the Endeavour. Jack Earl's painting of Endeavour. Captain Cook's Instruments: Sextant, Gregorian reflecting telescope 1763, Kendall's third marine chronometer 1774. Portrait of Captain James Cook, RN, painted six years after the discovery of New South Wales, by William Hodges, in 1776.

20792
LIND, Lew
FAIR WINDS TO AUSTRALIA - 200 Years of Sail on the Australia Station
$10.00 AUD

Reed Books. Sydney. 1988. 1st Ed. 208 PP with b/w illustrations, plus 8 pages with 11 colour photos. FEP: Sailing ships at anchor. Hard cover, dj. Occasional foxing, o/wise fine. 29.3 x 22. 0730102165

Details & histories of some of the sailing ships which arrived in Australia over the past 200 years.

65268
LLOYD, Christopher
BATAILLES NAVALES AU TEMPS DE LA MARINE A VOILES
$25.00 AUD

Flammarion. Paris. 1970. 1st French edition in the International Library series. Translated from "Sea Fights under Sail" by Magdeleine Paz. 128 PP with b/w & colour illustrations. Eps: V.O.C. vessels. Pictorial boards. Stamp of previous owner on half-title page. Very good. 25.8 x 18.5.

An account of the chief battles at sea during the age of sail.

14297
LONEY, J.K.
WRECKS ON THE SOUTH COAST OF SOUTH AUSTRALIA
$20.00 AUD

Author. Geelong. 1975. 4th Ed. 54 PP, (4 index), plus 25 b/w plates. Pictorial soft cover. Slight ageing of paper, o/wise a very good copy. 20.5 x 14.

32257
LONGHURST, Henry
ADVENTURE IN OIL - The Story of British Petroleum
$20.00 AUD

Sidgwick and Jackson. London. 1959. 1st Ed., with a foreword by the Rt. Hon. Sir Winston Churchill. 286 PP, plus 50 pages with 89 b/w photos. FEP: Map of the Middle East and of the Anglo Iranian interests. REP: Map of the world with the main activities of British Petroleum. Cloth cover, dj Dust jacket has a few small repaired chips and is in a protective sleeve. A near fine copy. 24 x 16.

Chapter 4: Oil for the Navy. Chapter 11: Tankers under fire. Chapter 17: Delivering the goods.

30659
LUBBOCK, Basil
THE NITRATE CLIPPERS
$50.00 AUD

Brown, Son & Ferguson. Glasgow. 1953. Reprint of 1932 original. XII, 159 PP, plus 33 plates with 48 b/w illust. Fp: "Padua". Free fly of endpapers: Tracks of the trade routes. Cloth covers with light wear, gilt title on front cover and spine. Price-clipped dust jacket has repaired tears and is in a protective sleeve. Contents are clean and overall still a very good copy. 25 x 19.

The nitrate trade between the West Coast of South America & Northern Europe.

34851
LÜTZOW, Konteradmiral Friedrich
SKAGERRAK
$10.00 AUD

Georg Müller. Munchen. 1936. Edition for young adults in Die Junge Reihe series. 82 PP, with 6 maps, plus 4 b/w plates (portraits of the British and German protagonists). Illustrated soft cover. Name of previous owner on the inside of the front cover. German text in Gothic script. Very good. Scarce. 17.5 x 10.5.

The Battle of Jutland, 31st May 1916.

33291
MACDONNELL, J. E.
GIMME THE BOATS
$15.00 AUD

The Elmfield Press. London. 1974. Reprint of the 1953 original. 255 PP. Hard cover, dj. Very good. 22 x 14.5. 0705700356

15376
MacGREGOR, David R.
THE CHINA BIRD - The History of Captain Killick, and the Firm he Founded: Killick Martin & Company
$35.00 AUD

Conway Maritime Press. London. 1986. 2nd revised edition. 224 PP profusely illustrated throughout. Fp: The "Lothair". Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 29 x 22. 0851773818

Story of Killick & Martin, founded by Capt. James Killick of "Challenger" fame, described as "China Bird". Annual races of the tea clippers from Chinese ports to the docks of England.

12131
MARDER, Arthur J.
FROM THE DARDANELLES TO ORAN - Studies of the Royal Navy in War and Peace 1915-1940
$15.00 AUD

O.U.P. London. 1974. 1st UK Ed. XIII, (5), 301 PP with 1 facsimile of letter, plus 10 pages with 14 b/w photos and 5 folded charts at end of book. Fp: Winston Churchill, First Lord of the Admiralty, 14 October 1939. Hard cover with light shelf wear and old tape marks, very good dust jacket. Ex-library copy with stamps of the Library of Tasmania on a few pages. Renewed FFEP. Overall, still a very good clean reading copy. 22.5 x 14.2. 0192158023

14386
MARRIOTT, Leo
TYPE 22 - MODERN COMBAT SHIPS 4
$30.00 AUD

Ian Allan. London. 1986. 1st Ed., No. 4 in the Modern Combat Ships series. 112 PP with b/w photos throughout. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj (light shelf wear). Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 24 x 17.5. 0711015937

Class of Frigates of the Royal Navy.

11715
MARTIN, Captain Henry Byam
THE POLYNESIAN JOURNAL OF CAPTAIN HENRY BYAM MARTIN, R.N, In Command of HMS GRAMPUS - 50 Guns at Hawaii and on station in Tahiti and the Society Islands August 1846 to August 1847
$10.00 AUD

Australian National University. Canberra. 1981. 1st Australian edition. Foreword by Nigel Davies. 192 PP with 1 map, over 36 b/w illustrations, plus 8 pages with 20 colour paintings by author. Fp: portrait of Captain Martin. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Near fine. 23.5 x 15.5. 0708116094

The sojourn of one year (the fatal one), in which the French subjugated the Tahitians by bloody force and made the island a protectorate of France.

22363
MAXTONE-GRAHAM, John
LINERS TO THE SUN
$25.00 AUD

Macmillan. New York. 1985. 1st US Ed. XVI, 496 PP with 250 drawings and photos. Eps: Cruising around the world with inset. Hard cover, cloth spine, dj (inside of folded dust jacket is a poster with the Cruise Ships of the late 20th century). Faint foxing on outside edges. Fine. 24.2 x 17.2. 025450107

An evocative recreation of great cruises, past & present, from cruise ship conversion, construction & design, to the pleasures and occasional perils of life on board.

30981
MICHENER, James A.
THE WATERMEN - Selections from Chesapeake
$10.00 AUD

Random House. New York. 1979. 1st Ed. XI, 193 PP with drawings by John Moll. Fp. FEP: Map of the Chesapeake. REP: Drawing of a Skipjack. Cloth cover, device (geese in flight) in blind on front cover, dj. Foxing spots on edges, o/wise near fine. 26 x 18.2. 039450660X

Narrative consisting of excerpts from the author's Chesapeake.

44631
MILLER, William H. & HUTCHINGS, David F.
TRANSATLANTIC LINERS AT WAR - The Story of the Queens
$20.00 AUD

David & Charles. Newton Abbot, UK. 1985. 1st UK Ed. 175 PP with 1 map, 3 profiles of ships and 30 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. A little light foxing on prelims and dust jacket flaps, o/wise fine. 24 x 16.2. 0715385119

The distinguished war roles of the Queen Mary and Queen Elizabeth during WWII and the QE2 during the Falklands War of 1982.

15637
MOLLAT, Michel
LES EXPLORATEURS DU XIIIè AU XVIè SIECLE, Premiers Regards sur des Mondes Nouveaux
$20.00 AUD

Editions du C.T.H.S. / Comité des Travaux Historiques et Scientifiques. Paris. 1992. 1st Ed. No. 9 in the C.T.H.S. Format series. 258 PP with 8 maps. Pictorial soft cover. Name of previous owner at top of half title page. Spine lightly sunned, faint foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. French text. 18.5 x 12. 2735502511

Land routes in Asia (towards Cathay), in Africa (Ibn Batoutah ...). Sea discoveries around Africa, towards India, to America & circumnavigation up to the 16th century.

34666
MOORE, Captain John (editor)
JANE'S NAVAL REVIEW 1982-83 - Second Year of Issue
$20.00 AUD

Jane's Publishing Company. London. 1982. 1st Ed. 160 PP with b/w illustrations (cutaways, maps, plans, photos and ship profiles). Pictorial laminated boards. Light foxing on prelims, o/wise fine. 27.5 x 20.5. 0710601270

The lessons of the Naval War in the Falklands, by Captain John Moore. Latin America: a patchwork of strengths and capabilities by Captain Frans de Blocq van Kuffeler... Conflict and commerce by Andrew Ambrose...

12273
N/A
THE PORT OF PORTLAND, Souvenir of Harbor Opening, November, 1960
$15.00 AUD

Port of Portland Development Association. Portland. 1960. 1st Ed. No pagination, 24 pages with 1 map and 26 b/w illustrations, plus 1 folded colour plate at back Impression of Ultimate Development of the Port of Portland. Pictorial card cover a little soiled and rubbed, o/wise very good. 23 x 17.

Development and construction of a modern port.

14998
N/A
LIGHTHOUSES IN AUSTRALIA - A Guide to Records held by the Australian Archives
$30.00 AUD

Australian Archives Canberra. 1991. 1st edition with a foreword by George Nichols. Australian Archives Subject Guide No. 1. XII, 172 PP with 1 folded plate (map of Australia with location of lighthouses). Pictorial soft cover (Dent Island lighthouse, Queensland). A couple of light creases on covers, o/wise near fine. 29.5 x 20.8. 0642166250

Guide listing records held by the Australian Archives' regional offices relating to the administration and operation of lighthouses (manned and automatic). P.145 to 162: Commonwealth Lighthouse Service ships.

35240
NATIONAL MARITIME MUSEUM
GENERAL CATALOGUE OF HISTORIC PHOTOGRAPHS - Volume II: Merchant Sailing Ships
$20.00 AUD

National Maritime Museum. Greenwich. 1976. 1st Edition with a foreword by Basil Greenhill (Director). XII, 193, (20 Index) PP, plus 4 pages with 7 b/w plates. Pictorial soft cover. Covers a little soiled and worn around edges with a few small creases and a few dog-eared pages. Otherwise, very good. 27.4 x 19.5.

32695
NICHOLSON, Ian
LOG OF LOGS - Volume Three
$60.00 AUD

Roebuck Society. Nambour, Qld. 1999. 1st Ed., Roebuck Society publication No. 52. XVI, 500 PP with b/w illustrations (drawings and b/w photos). Pictorial card cover. Fine. 24.6 x 17.5. 0958523207

A complement to his previous two volumes which generated much response and led to fresh material becoming available, hence this third volume.

22609
NOBLE, Captain John
THE GOLDEN AGE OF SAIL OF AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND
$15.00 AUD

Currey O'Neil. Melbourne. 1985. 1st Ed. IX, 118 PP with 98 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket with a small closed tear and in a protective sleeve. Near fine. 25 x 25. 0859021947

Collection of maritime photographs capturing the glorious and romantic days when sailors relied on wind and currents.

21229
O'MAY, Harry
WOODEN HOOKERS OF HOBART TOWN & WHALERS OUT OF VAN DIEMEN'S LAND
$20.00 AUD

T. J. Hughes, Government Printer. Hobart. 1978. 2nd Impression. 137 PP, VI (index) PP & 101, (3 index) PP, plus 32 pages with 61 b/w photos. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Name of previous owner on FFEP, o/wise a near fine copy. 22 x 14.5.

Whaling in the early days of Van Diemen's Land.

34093
O'NEILL, Richard
SUICIDE SQUADS OF WORLD WAR II. Axis and Allied Special Attack Weapons of World War II: their Development and their Missions
$10.00 AUD

Lansdowne Press. Sydney. 1981. 1st Australian edition. 296 PP with 6 maps, 18 tables, 60 diagrams and sketch-plans, and 130 b/w photos. FEP: Map of Japanese waters. REP: Map of the Channel and North Sea. Hard cover, dj. Foxing on outside edges. Near fine. 23.8 x 15.5. 0701816104

33115
OXENHORN, Harvey
TUNING THE RIG - A Journey to the Arctic
$10.00 AUD

Harper & Row. New York. 1990. 1st paperback edition. X, (8), 281 PP with 1 map on double page and 2 plans of the Regina Maris. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 23.5 x 15.3. 0060163518

Account of a scientific voyage on board a barquentine to study humpback whales off Newfoundland, Labrador & Greenland, as well as the birds & animals of these lands.

32050
P&O
DEAREST MOTHER, Extracts from the Letters of F.R. Kendall
$10.00 AUD

P&O Cruises & GB Publications. London. 1987. 1st Ed. Introduction by Brian MacDonald. 48 PP with b/w illust. Bound copy with pictorial card cover pasted down the front cover. Light foxing, o/wise near fine. 21.4 x 15.4. 0946555060

Commemorative booklet published for the 150th anniversary of the creation of The Peninsular & Oriental Steam Navigation Company. Franklin Kendall had 50 years of service with P & O and during that time, he travelled extensively, writing regularly to his mother. This booklet contains extracts from the 78 letters he wrote, each commencing with the words Dearest Mother. They reflect the early days of P. & O.

32337
PALADINO, Frank V. & SPOTILA, James R.
DINOSAURS AND LEATHERBACKS: Standing up to the cold (in Australian Natural History, Vol 23, No.12, 1992)
$15.00 AUD

Australian Museum Trust. Sydney. 1992. Includes article P. 936 to 943 with 7 colour photos. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 29.2 x 21.

Leatherback Turtles (Dermochelys coriacea), the largest living reptiles in the world.

30622
PARSONS, Ronald
SAIL IN THE SOUTH
$10.00 AUD

Rigby. Adelaide. 1975. 1st Ed. (6), 209 PP with 214 b/w photos. Title page: vignette of the four-masted ship Lancing. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 26.5 x 22. 0851799604

A selection from the A.D. Edwardes collection of shipping photos in the State Library of South Australia.

31143
PAYNE, Joe
HARBOUR UNDER SAIL - A guide to the Tall Ships bringing History to Life
$10.00 AUD

The Sun-Herald. Sydney. 1988. Insert to The Sun-Herald of 17th January 1988. 32 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover (US Coast Guard Eagle). Covers slightly rubbed. Very good. 27.5 x 20.5.

Fleet gathering in Sydney for the Bicentennial of Australia.

17872
PERNOUD, Georges
VOILIERS EN LIBERTE
$20.00 AUD

Edita SA / Conti. Lausanne. 1989. 1st Ed. Collection Thalassa. 144 PP, profusely illustrated with colour photos. Eps. Hard cover, dj. French text. Fine. 30.5 x 26. 2880012538

The meeting of 18 tall ships in the Port of Rouen on the Seine and their race to celebrate the Bicentenary of the French Revolution of 1789.

10407
PHELAN, Joseph
THE WHALE HUNTERS, in Pictures
$10.00 AUD

Time-Life. New York. 1969. 1st Ed., in the Spotlight on History series. 52 PP with 10 b/w and 14 colour illustrations (7 on double page, 6 on full page, 1 on half page). Cloth cover, dj. Near fine. Oblong: 20.5 x 20.8.

General history and pictorial description of whaling in the 1820-1850's by the Yankee whalemen.

14282
PONKO, Vincent Jr.
SHIPS, SEAS, AND SCIENTISTS - U.S. Naval Exploration and Discovery in the Nineteenth Century
$10.00 AUD

Naval Institute Press. Annapolis. 1974. 1st Ed. XII, (2), 283 PP. Hard cover. Near fine. Image shows title page. 23.6 x 15.6. 0870216414

Expeditions of discovery, exploration and scientific research: Wilkes to the South Sea and Antarctic 1838-1842 - Perry to China Sea and Japan 1852-1854...

73533
POOLMAN, Kenneth
THE KELLY
$30.00 AUD

William Kimber. London. 1954. 1st Ed., with a foreword by Admiral the Earl Mountbatten of Burma. XII, 13-219, (5 adv.) PP with 1 map, plus 16 pages with 18 bw photos. Fp: "More Like a Submarine", H.M.S. Kelly returning to harbour after being torpedoed in the North Sea. Eps: Map of the Mediterranean Sea. Cloth cover, dj (price clipped). Dust jacket has part of the spine missing and is in a protective sleeve. Foxing on prelims and on outside page edges, o/wise contents near fine. 22 x 14.5.

The record of HMS Kelly by her only captain. A destroyer which fought on many fronts: North Sea, Norwegian waters, Malta, then Crete where she was sunk on 23rd May 1941.

20404
PRENTICE, Rina
A CELEBRATION OF THE SEA - The Decorative Art Collections of the National Maritime Museum
$10.00 AUD

London. 1994. National Maritime Museum. 1st Ed. XII, 120 PP with 8 head pieces, and 105 b/w illustrations, plus 24 pages with 64 colour photos. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 28.2 x 25. 0112905315

From porcelain and gold boxes commemorating Nelson's victory at the Battle of the Nile, to furniture fashioned out of ship timbers...

32367
PRESTON, Antony
DESTROYERS
$10.00 AUD

Parkgate Books. London. 1998. Reprint. 224 PP with tables and b/w illustrations (7 maps & plans, 4 drawings, 4 cutaways and 318 photos). Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Fine. 30 x 22.8. 1902616014

An illustrated history.

33841
PROUT, Geoffrey
BROWN'S POCKET-BOOK FOR YACHTSMEN
$10.00 AUD

Brown, Son & Ferguson. Glasgow. 1965. 4th edition of the 1933 original. 185 PP with 58 figures, plus 6 pages of colour illust., (2 of them with flags). Hard cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Number on covers, and stamp of the Sea School of Qld on front endpaper, o/wise near fine. 18.7 x 12.

P. 147 to 185: glossary of Sea-Terms.

67153
PROUT, Geoffrey
BROWN'S POCKET-BOOK FOR YACHTSMEN
$20.00 AUD

Brown, Son & Ferguson. Glasgow. 1965. 4th edition of the 1933 original. 185 PP with 58 figures, plus 6 pages of colour illust., (2 of them with flags). Hard cover, slightly rubbed dust jacket.o/wise near fine. 18.7 x 12.

P. 147 to 185: glossary of Sea-Terms.

33932
PURSEY, H. J.
MERCHANT SHIP STABILITY, A companion to Merchant Ship Construction
$15.00 AUD

Brown, Son & Ferguson. Glasgow. 1962. 3rd edition of the 1945 original. X, 165 PP with 82 figures, plus 2 folded plates at rear of book. Cloth cover, dj (price clipped). Signature of previous owner on front endpaper. Very good. 24.5 x 18.

33172
RABLING, Harold
THE STORY OF THE PACIFIC - Explorers of the Earth's Mightiest Ocean
$15.00 AUD

W. W. Norton. New York. 1965. 1st Ed. 192 PP with 2 maps and 40 b/w illust. Title spread: Model of a fifteenth-century caravel with Lateen sails. Decorated cloth cover, dj (price clipped and a little rubbed). Still a near fine copy. 20.8 x 14.

32416
RIENITS, Rex & Thea
THE VOYAGES OF CAPTAIN COOK
$5.00 AUD

Paul Hamlyn. London. 1968. 1st Ed. 157 PP with b/w & colour illustrations. Fp: Engraved portrait of Cook, after Webber. Half-title page: Statue of Cook, The Mall near Admiralty Arch. Illustrated endpapers. Hard cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 29.5 x 22.

58174
ROBIE, David
EYES OF FIRE - The Last Voyage of the Rainbow Warrior
$15.00 AUD

Lindon Publishing. Auckland. 1986. 1st Ed., with a foreword by Walter Lini. (5), 168 PP with 55 b/w illustrations (3 maps, cartoons and photos). Fp: Hole in the hull. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. Oblong: 17.7 x 22.7.

From Spain, through the Marshall Islands to final resting place in New Zealand.

32381
ROYAL NAVY
ARK ROYAL - The Admiralty Account of her Achievement
$10.00 AUD

Admiralty / Ministry of Information - HMSO. London. 1942. 1st Ed. 64 PP with 2 maps and 1 engraving and 62 b/w photos. FEP: And the Ark went upon the face of the waters. REP: Gallant company. Soft cover, crest of Ark Royal on front cover. Closed tear to back cover, o/wise very good. 22.7 x 17.5.

Launch 13th April 1937, trials completed 12th January 1939, sunk by a German U-Boat on 13th of November 1941 within sight of Gibraltar.

17107
RUHEN, Olaf
OPENING THE OCEANS
$15.00 AUD

Nautical Press. Sydney. 1987? 1st Ed. 189 PP, plus 31 pages of prints and 1 folded chart of the voyages of Captain Cook in pocket at rear of book. Hard cover, dj. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Very good. 26.8 x 19.5. 0949756067

Study of exploration of the Pacific: Anson, Wallis & Carteret, Cook, followed by the French, Spanish, Russians, Americans...

32335
RUTHERFORD, David
CHARLES DARWIN: A Victim of Agoraphobia? (in Australian Natural History, Vol.23, No.6, Spring 1990)
$10.00 AUD

Australian Museum Trust. Sydney. 1990. Includes article P. 464 to 469 with 6 b/w and 6 colour photos. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 29.2 x 21.

On the private and retired life of Charles Darwin.

32492
SANDERSON, Michael
SEA BATTLES - A Reference Guide
$10.00 AUD

Wren Publishing. Melbourne. 1975. 1st Australian Ed. 199 PP with 50 maps & plans, and 76 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 24.6 x 19. 085885192X

Accounts of over 250 battles spanning 2,000 years: from Aboukir Bay (The Nile) on 1st of August 1798, to the Zuyder Zee (Enkhuizen) on 11th of October 1573.

32715
SAYER, Edmund Sears
SHIPS OF OTHER DAYS
$25.00 AUD

Author. Nice, France. 1930. Limited and numbered edition (No. 42/1000). Numbered and signed by the author. No pagination, 38 PP with 12 head or tail pieces, plus 10 plates. All pages with a rope drawing around, title page and plates protected by tissue paper. Title page: Sail drying. Silver coloured endpapers. Cloth cover, gilt title and gilt decorated vignette on front cover. Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. Oblong: 25 x 32.2.

Album dedicated to the Unnamed and the Unsung Heroes of the Great Armada who sailed the seas in centuries past. Caravel Fleet of 1492. The Mayflower in 1620. The Soleil Royal sunk 1759 by the Dutch and English combined Fleet. The Bon Homme Richard...

30680
SEFTON, Alan
THE INSIDE STORY OF KZ-7 - New Zealand's First America's Cup Challenge, Fremantle 1986-87. The World Championships, Sardinia 1987
$25.00 AUD

Hodder and Stoughton. Auckland. 1987. 1st Ed. 292 PP with 1 map, 1 plan, 3 tables, 6 b/w portraits & profiles of yachts and 122 colour photos. Half title page: crew of KZ-7. Title spread: KZ-7 and "Stars & Stripes". Hard cover, dj. Fine. 28.2 x 22. 034041457X

32211
SERVER, Lee
THE GOLDEN AGE OF OCEAN LINERS
$10.00 AUD

Todtri. New York. 1996. 1st Ed. 80 PP with 43 b/w and 54 Colour illustrations. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Fine. 31.6 x 22.6. 1880908867

Floating Palaces. Life aboard ship. Myth, media and popular culture.

67613
SHARP, Andrew (editor)
DUPERREY'S VISIT TO NEW ZEALAND IN 1824
$20.00 AUD

Alexander Turnbull Library. Wellington. 1971. 1st Ed. 125 PP, plus 1 folded map, 6 b/w plates, and 1 large folded chart at back of book. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket is a rubbed around edges and cloth cover has a little shelf wear on bottom edges, o/wise a fine copy. 25.5 x 15.7.

Accounts & illustrations from Duperrey's visit in La Coquille with details of Maori & European life in New Zealand in 1824.

34846
SIEWERT, Wulf
DER ATLANTIK - Geopolitik eines Weltmeeres
$10.00 AUD

Verlag und Druck von B. R. Teubner. Leipzig. 1940. 1st Ed. in the Macht und Erde series. VI, 98 PP with 10 maps. Illustrated card cover. Near fine. German text in gothic script. 21.5 x 14.8.

The Atlantic Ocean. Geopolitics and world power.

32579
SLOCUM, Captain Joshua
SAILING ALONE AROUND THE WORLD
$15.00 AUD

Dover. New York. c. 1975. Reissue of the 1956 Dover original (reprint of the 1900 edition by Century Co). Introduction by Geoffrey Mott-Smith. XXIV, 294, (2 blank), (16 publications) PP with 1 head piece & 65 b/w illustrations by Thomas Fogarty and George Varian. Fp: The Spray in Australian waters. Pictorial stiff covers. Foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. 20.2 x 13.6. 0486203263

32698
SMITH, Peter C.
ROYAL NAVY SHIPS' BADGES
$15.00 AUD

Balfour Book. St. Ives, UK. 1974. 1st Ed. 96 PP with 8 colour photos, and 40 badges in colour. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). Near fine. 24.2 x 18.4. 0859440117

13 ships' badges (Benbow to Valhalla), and 27 boat badges (Amazon to Wild Swan).

15763
SMITH, Robin
THE BIRTH OF A NATION - Australia's Historic Heritage from Discovery to Nationhood
$15.00 AUD

Viking O'Neil/Penguin. Melbourne. 1987. Reprint of the 1981 The Birth of Australia. 223 PP with 265 colour photos. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 30.5 x 23.5. 0670900184

Pictorial history of Australian daily life, from the first settlers to Federation with comments by some distinguished historians.

18433
SPECTRE, Peter H. & LARKIN, David
A GOODLY SHIP - The building of the Susan Constant
$10.00 AUD

Houghton Mifflin. Boston. 1992. 1st Ed. 96 PP with 1 headpiece, and col. photos throughout. Half title and title spread: Views of the wooden model of the Susan Constant. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 30.4 x 21.8. 039557322X

The story of the ship that brought the settlers to Jamestown, Virginia. Revisiting history and the art of wooden shipbuilding.

31968
SPENCE, Bill
HARPOONED - THE STORY OF WHALING
$20.00 AUD

Conway Maritime Press. London. 1980. 1st Ed. 192 PP, profusely illustrated. Hard cover, dj. Top corner near spine is bumped, top of spine a little damaged. Light foxing, mostly on prelims and last pages. An otherwise very good clean copy. 26 x 21. 085177167X

Whaling from the days of the Basque and the Dutch, to the Antarctic boom period up to the last of bay whaling and deep sea whaling from factory ships.

75706
STAMMERS, Michael K.
THE PASSAGE MAKERS
$100.00 AUD

Teredo Books. Brighton, Sussex. 1978. 1st Ed., with an introduction by Ross Osmond. XX, (2), 508 PP with 96 b/w & 22 colour illustrations. FEP: The meeting of the Vision and the Schomberg near the line. REP: Plan of the Liverpool and Birkenhead Dock Estate. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket has a few chips and small piece missing at bottom on the back near the spine and is in a protective sleeve. An otherwise near fine copy of a now scarce item. 25 x 19. 090366206X

Sub-title: The history of the Black Ball Line of Australian Packets, 1852-1871; of the men who founded the Company and guided its fortunes; of their ships and captains, some of whom were amongst the most famous in the annals of Maritime History and many of which have received little notice, of the emigrants both in the days of the Gold Rush and afterwards, and of the other ventures of this outstanding Shipping Company, together with the background to its operation.

14702
STAMP, Tom & Cordelia
JAMES COOK MARITIME SCIENTIST
$15.00 AUD

Caedmon of Whitby. Whitby. 1978. Reprint ???. XIV, 160 PP with 8 b/w illustrations, plus 2 b/w plates. Fp: Portrait of Capt. James Cook. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 23 x 14.5. 0905355040

The life of Captain Cook: Yorkshire years, family life, the voyages. The man, his methods, his achievements.

32275
STANTON, Jenny & JOHNSON, Mark A.
LIFELINE TO OUR FAR NORTH (in Australian Geographic No. 33, January/March 1994)
$10.00 AUD

Australian Geographic Society. Sydney. 1994. Contains article from P. 84 to 97 with 2 maps and 21 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 27.8 x 21.

Transport of goods by sea between Cairns and Thursday Island, Torres Strait.

34549
STARZECKA, Dorota
JAMES COOK - THE MAN (in Hemisphere)
$20.00 AUD

AGPS / Commonwealth Department of Education. Canberra. 1979. Volume 23, No. 3, May/June 1979. Contains article from P.138 to 145 with 6 b/w and 8 colour illust. Illustrated soft cover. Fine. 27 x 20.2.

Reflections on a great explorer's achievements... and lapses.

14584
TALBOT-BOOTH, E. C. (editor)
ALL THE WORLD'S FIGHTING FLEETS
$50.00 AUD

Sampson, Low, Marston. London. No date, c.1937. 1st Ed. XVIII, 694 PP (last 6 blank for notes) with b/w line drawings (profiles, sketches,...) and 208 b/w photos, plus 4 large folded plates & 15 colour plates (badges, flags, pennants, naval ensigns,...). Eps: World Map The Life Blood of an Empire. Navy cloth cover (rubbed), gilt title on spine which has a tear along the back hinge, 2 of the folded plates with closed tears, o/wise a very good clean copy. Scarce. Small oblong: 10.7 x 14.

History and development of fighting ships, types of warships, .. ships' badges, weapons,... England expects... then from P.272, survey of the navies of the world.

11429
TERRAINE, John
TRAFALGAR
$15.00 AUD

Sidgwick & Jackson. London. 1976. 1st Ed. 205, (3 index), (1 source) PP with many b/w illustrations (plans, maps, paintings, ..) and 18 colour plates. Half-title page: Facsimile of the London Gazette, Nov. 6, 1805, on the Victory at Trafalgar. Title spread: The Redoutable at Trafalgar. FEP: Map of West Indies and Mediterranean Sea. REP: Position of the combined forces of France and Spain. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket with piece missing at head of sine. Newspaper clippings loosely inserted. Very good. 25.5 x 19. 0283982365

England's war at sea against Napoleon, culminating with his defeat at Trafalgar.

17404
TERZIBASCHITSCH, Stefan
SUBMARINES OF THE US NAVY
$20.00 AUD

Arms and Armour. London. 1991. 1st UK edition translated by M. J. Shields. 214 PP with tables, ship profiles and b/w photos. Fp: Bows-on view of Razorback. Eps: Drawing plans of the Tang class (SS-563). Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 27.5 x 21.5. 185409145X

Story of the development of the US submarine force: their armament, their electronic equipment...

56057
THIERCELIN, Dr. Louis
TRAVELS IN OCEANIA - Memoirs of a Whaling Ship's Doctor, 1866
$60.00 AUD

University of Otago Press. Dunedin. 1995. 1st English edition. Edited, annotated and translated from the French original by Christiane Mortelier. 350, (2) PP with 8 maps & plans, and 42 b/w illust. Half title page: figurehead of the Ville de Bordeaux. Title spread: La pêche à la baleine. Pictorial soft cover. Note to Honore Forster, Australian Historian (Whaling Specialist) at top of half title page signed by the editor. Spine a little sunned, o/wise near fine. 23 x 15.5. 0908569718

Accounts during two voyages started in 1837 and 1863 on the places visited in the Pacific: New Caledonia. The Chatham Islands and New Zealand. Tahiti. Hawaii.

68620
TREGONNING, K. G.
HOME PORT SINGAPORE - A History of Straits Steamship Company Limited 1890-1965
$120.00 AUD

O.U.P. / Straits Steamship Company Limited. Singapore. 1967. 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.

31350
TUCKER Arthur L. (editor)
MODEL SHIPWRIGHT - Volume II, Number 2
$25.00 AUD

Conway. London. 1973. Winter 1973. 117-216 PP with b/w illust. Fp: Bow decoration of the "Minautor". Pictorial boards. Near fine. 22 x 19.

Contents include: The schooner Halifax, HMS Dreadnought, An English ketch rigged sloop, Part 4, A Pepysian model, HMS Atalanta, Part 4, ...

32536
TUCKER, Arthur L. (editor)
MODEL SHIPWRIGHT - Volume 1, Number 2
$25.00 AUD

Conway. London. 1972. Winter 1972. 100-190 PP with b/w illust. Fp: La Guerrière. Pictorial boards. Near fine. 22 x 19.

Contents include: Building a 17th Century Dockyard Model, Modelling the German battleship 'Bismarck', Paddle tug "Reliant", An Early 19th Century Naval Cutter, Labour Saving Devices in Sail, ...

32609
TUCKER, Arthur L. (editor)
MODEL SHIPWRIGHT - Volume 1, Number 4
$25.00 AUD

Conway. London. 1973. Summer 1973. 292-384, (5 Index) PP with b/w illust. Fp: Exhibition of models at the Royal Naval Museum, Somerset House. Pictorial boards. Near fine. 22 x 19.

Contents include: Paddle Tug "Reliant", Part 3 (conclusion), HMS 'Atalanta', 1775, Part 2, The Introduction of Steam into the Royal Navy, Part 4, ....

32153
TURNER, W. J. (editor)
BRITISH ADVENTURE
$25.00 AUD

Collins. London. 1947. 1st Ed., in the Britain in Pictures Guinea volumes series. Introduction by Nigel Tangye. 324 PP with 120 b/w illustrations, and 48 colour plates. Cloth cover, gilt device and title on spine, dj (price clipped). A little light foxing, mostly on prelims and on outside page edges, o/wise near fine. 23 x 16.5.

British Merchant Adventurers, by Maurice Collis. British Polar explorers, by Admiral Sir Edward Evans. British Seamen, by David Mathew...

32192
WALSH, Anthony
LADY ELLIOT, First Island of the Great Barrier Reef
$15.00 AUD

Boolarong. Brisbane. 1987. 1st Ed. 96 PP with 1 plan, 2 maps, 30 b/w illustrations, and 15 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21 x 15.5. 0864390424

34025
WATERMAN, Talbot H.
ANIMAL NAVIGATION
$10.00 AUD

Scientific American Library. New York. 1989. 1st Ed., No. 26 in the Scientic American Library series. VIII, (2), 243, (2) PP with colour illust. (graphs, maps, photos). Fp: Baby green turtle entering the surf. Cloth cover, dj. Fine. 24.2 x 22. 0716750244

Animal migration: flyers and swimmers. Human navigation and its relevance to animal navigation... Biological clocks and calendars, sense of space, electric and magnetic direction finding...

32089
WATSON, Bruce W.
THE CHANGING FACE OF THE WORLD'S NAVIES: 1945 to the Present
$10.00 AUD

Arms and Armour Press. London. 1991. 1st Ed. 281 PP with 77 tables, plus 48 pages with 96 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24 x 16. 1854090178

32263
WATTS, Anthony J.
A SOURCE BOOK OF NAVAL AIRCRAFT AND AIRCRAFT CARRIERS
$10.00 AUD

Ward Lock. London. 1982. Reprint of the 1977 original. 128 PP with 108 b/w photos. Fp: Eugene Ely taking off from the American light cruiser USS Birmingham on November 14, 1910. Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. 11.8 x 16.5. 0706360524

32414
WEATE, Philip & GRAHAM, Caroline
CAPTAIN WILLIAM BLIGH - An Illustrated History
$25.00 AUD

Paul Hamlyn. Sydney. 1972. 1st Ed. 160 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Title spread: Marine chronometer. Hard cover, title on front board and spine, dj. Faint foxing on top outside edges, o/wise a fine copy. 29.2 x 21.5. 0600070603

His early life, training with James Cook, the breadfruit voyages, the Mutiny on the Bounty, Governor of NSW and the Rum Rebellion.

33382
WILKES, Charles
UNITED STATES EXPLORING EXPEDITION - Vol. III: Tongataboo, Feejee Group, Honolulu
$40.00 AUD

Fiji Museum. Suva. 1985. A Fiji Museum Historic Reprint of Volume III of the 1845 original Narrative of the United States Expedition, during the years 1838, 1839, 1840, 1841, 1842. XV, 438 with 10 vignettes and 50 wood-cuts, plus 12 b/w plates. Large folded "Chart of the Viti Group or Feejee Islands",loosely inserted. Soft cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Covers a little rubbed, o/wise very good. 28 x 17.5.

15799
WILLIAMS, Glyndwr & FROST, Alan
TERRA AUSTRALIS TO AUSTRALIA
$50.00 AUD

OUP. Melbourne. 1988. 1st Ed. XIX, 242 PP with 143 b/w or colour illust. Fp: Matthew Flinder's first recorded use of the term 'Australia' 1804. Eps: Typus Orbis Terrarum. Cloth cover, dj. Dedicatory note signed by Alan Frost on title-page. A fine copy. 26.2 x 19.8. 0195549082

Describes the various stages of discovery and the significance of these for the European imagination. Examines the impact of early colonization on the Aborigines. A most comprehensive account of European discovery of Australia.

21232
WILSON, John
THE CRUISE OF THE GIPSY, The Journal of John Wilson, Surgeon on a Whaling Voyage to the Pacific Ocean 1839-1843
$45.00 AUD

Ye Galleon Press. Fairfield, Wa., USA. 1991. 1st edition with introduction and notes by Dr. Honore Forster. XXXII, 404 PP, plus 24 pages with 8 maps & 16 illustrations. Coloured frontispiece: Scene at Agana, Guam in 1840. Eps: Whaling scene. Hard cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Occasional foxing, o/wise fine. 31 x 23. 0877704880

Detailed and meticulous account of a whaling cruise by a British whaling ship.

34555
WINDJAMMERS
TALL SHIPS AND AUSTRALIA DAY
$25.00 AUD

Telecom Australia. Sydney. 1988. 1st Ed. No pagination, 50 PP with 24 colour plates. Pictorial soft cover, spiral bound. Covers with light wear, o/wise near fine. Oblong: 28.8 x 30.6.

Pictorial souvenir of the 1988 historic bicentennial visit of tall ships to Australian shores.