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33795
ALLAN, Harriet B.
THE ENDEAVOUR
$10.00 AUD

Random House. Auckland. 1995. 1st Ed. 32 PP with 2 maps, 3 plans, 6 b/w and 29 colour illust. Pictorial card cover. Previous owner's name on title-page, o/wise fine. 29.8 x 21. 1869412893

A Collector's Souvenir.

55168
ALLEN, Madelene Ferguson
WAKE OF THE INVERCAULD - Shipwrecked in the sub-Antarctic: A great-gand daughter's pilgrimage
$25.00 AUD

Exisle Publishing. Auckland. 2005. Reprint of the 1997 original. 256 PP with 4 maps, duotone illustrations, and 16 pages of colour photos. Illustrated endpapers. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 26.5 x 19.3. 0908988028

Shipwrecked on the Auckland Islands, 10th May 1864, during a crossing between Melbourne and Callao. Survival on inhospitable shores, rescue 20th May 1865.

36606
ANGUS, Max
SIMPKINSON DE WESSELOW - Landscape painter in Van Diemen's Land and the Port Phillip District 1844-1848
$200.00 AUD

Blubber Head Press. Hobart. 1984. 1st edition limited to 1000 numbered copies signed by the author. This copy is no.21. 191 PP with 9 illustrations (3 colour & 6 b/w), 61 plates in colour, and 217 b/w illust. of the catalogue of Australian colonial works in Tasmanian public collections, plus 1 large folded plate (No. 39). Fp: Miniature of F.G. Simpkinson. Illustrated endpapers. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. Scarce. 31.7 x 28. 0908528132

Joined the Royal Navy in 1832, served with Captain F.W. Beechey then Captain Edward Belcher on HMS "Sulphur". Appointed to the Rossbank Observatory between 1844 and 1848...

71575
ARBON, A. L.
A HISTORY OF UNION STEAMSHIP CO. OF NEW ZEALAND 1875-1971 - Volume 2: The Ships
$25.00 AUD

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

34080
AUGHTON, Peter
ENDEAVOUR - The Story of Captain Cook's First Great Epic Voyage
$10.00 AUD

The Windrush Press. Moreton-in-Marsh. 1999. 1st Ed. (8), 216 PP with 3 figures, 10 head pieces, 10 location maps & 11 maps. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21.4 x 14.2. 1900624303

34399
AUSTRALIAN INSTITUTE FOR MARITIME ARCHAEOLOGY
THE BULLETIN OF THE AUSTRALIAN INSTITUTE FOR MARITIME ARCHAEOLOGY - Volume 17, No.2 (1993)
$40.00 AUD

AIMA / Australian Institute for Maritime Archaeology. Fremantle. 1993. Edited by Jeremy GREEN & Myra STANBURY. 48 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial card cover. Near fine. 29.6 x 21.

Contains articles: The Yatra Dhoni of Sri Lanka by Tom Vosmer, The Walter Hood: Walking the Waters, by Timothy Smith....

11683
AUSTRALIAN SHIPPING
SHIPPING IN AUSTRALIA
$5.00 AUD

Brodie Publishing. Sydney. 1985. 1st Ed., No. 6 in the Australian Knowledge series. 16 PP with 1 map of Australia and 26 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 27.5 x 21. 0864350058

History of shipping in Australia, and brief description of harbours by State.

34738
AVON PRINTS
CATALOGUE OF SHIP PORTRAITS, SHIPPING AND MARITIME VIEWS
$10.00 AUD

Avon Fine Prints / Caxton Press. Christchurch, NZ. 1975. 1st Ed. 48 PP with 6 duotone and 50 b/w illust. Pictorial soft cover (Blackwall Frigate Seringapatam). Very good. 24.6 x 18.6.

Catalogue of Avon Fine Prints, a publishing company specialising in high quality colour prints in limited edition. 49 prints offered to the collector or the investor.

16139
BADDELEY, Jon
NAUTICAL ANTIQUES AND COLLECTABLES
$30.00 AUD

Sotheby's Publications. London. 1993. 1st Ed. 160 PP with b/w & colour illust. Hard cover, dj. Ex-libris plate on inside front cover, o/wise fine. 28.8 x 24.5. 0856673943

Ships models, navigational instruments, marine art and craft, ship portrait paintings, posters,...

32933
BANKSON, Ross, KOSZORUS, Marianne R. (editors)
HIDDEN TREASURES OF THE SEA
$10.00 AUD

National Geographic Society. Washington. 1988. 1st Ed., in the Books for World Explorers series. 104 PP with colour illust. throughout. Title page: gold coins gleam, the prize of several old Spanish wrecks. Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. 27.3 x 23.4. 0870446584

13762
BANQUE NATIONALE DE PARIS
EARLY FRENCH VOYAGES TO AUSTRALIA - LES PREMIERES EXPEDITIONS FRANCAISES VERS L'AUSTRALIE (A portfolio of reproductions)
$450.00 AUD

Banque Nationale de Paris. Melbourne. 1981. Limited edition of 2300 copies. Special folder containing: An 8 PP text book with a preface by Rodney Davidson, 2 colour reproductions of invitations to attend State banquets marking the Centenary of Settlement in NSW (1888) and the opening of the Commonwealth Parliament (1901) and on title page (protected by tissue guard): Frontispiece of "Atlas du Voyage de La Pérouse, 1797". As well as 17 facsimiles of plates (4 of them on double page) from the atlases from Bougainville's Voyage until that of Dumont d'Urville's Second Voyage. Original blue stiff folder. Letter from Banque Nationale de Paris to previous owner loosely inserted. Fine. French & English text. Large folio (47.3 cm x 65.6cm). This is a heavy item and postage will be higher than usual. Please ask for a quote.

20135
BARRETO, Mascarenhas
THE PORTUGUESE COLUMBUS, Secret Agent of King John II
$25.00 AUD

Macmillan. London. 1992. 1st English edition, translated from the 1988 Portuguese original O Português Cristovao Colombo: Agente Secreto do Rei Dom Joao II. XXII, 572 PP with 6 tables, 19 genealogical trees, and 86 illlust., plus 8 pages with 16 b/w plates. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 24 x 16. 09333563158

Columbus: a Portuguese spy in the court of the Spanish monarchs with the mission of putting Spain off the true route to India by misleading them into the Caribbean.

33840
BLEWITT, Mary
NAVIGATION FOR YACHTSMEN
$10.00 AUD

Stanford Maritime. London. 1974. Revised reprint of the 1973 (3rd) edition (1964 original). (10), 101 PP with tables and 59 figures. Pictorial laminated boards. Some foxing, o/wise very good. 22.2 x 14.2. 0540009636

21941
BONSALL, Thomas E.
GREAT SHIPWRECKS OF THE 20TH CENTURY
$15.00 AUD

Gallery Books. New York. 1988. 1st Ed. 192 PP with 176 b/w & 32 colour illustrations. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 29.5 x 21.5. 0831777818

Recollection of the important passenger ship disasters of this century from the General Slocum to the Mikhail Lermontov, including Titanic, Lusitania, Normandie, Andrea Doria, ...

20090
BOUQUET, Michael R.
NO GALLANT SHIP, Studies in Maritime and Local History
$20.00 AUD

Hollis & Carter. London. 1959 1st Ed. 196 PP with 13 figures, plus 16 pages with 31 b/w photos. Fp: A full-rigged ship, probably the Margaret, at Torquay. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket with chips and price clipped. Occasional foxing, otherwise contents are near fine. 22.2 x 14.5.

Survey of traditional craft which were still plying the coast of Great Britain in the 1950's, and descriptions of the havens & ports they used.

15911
BRINNIN, J. M. (editor)
BEAU VOYAGE - Life Aboard the Last Great Ships
$15.00 AUD

Thames & Hudson. London. 1982. 1st English edition of the 1980 French original "Paquebots: Le temps des traversées", by Michel Mohrt and Guy Feinstein. 272 PP with 331 b/w photos. Half title page: Queen Elizabeth, berthing New York. Eps: The Queen Mary moving down river to Grennock. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 32.5 x 24. 0500012725

32703
BROCHADO, Costa, MARJAY, Frederico, et al.. (editors)
DOM HENRIQUE THE NAVIGATOR
$60.00 AUD

Executive Committee for the Quincentenary Commemorations of the death of the Infante Dom Henrique. Lisbon. 1960. 1st English edition, translated from the Portuguese original by George F.W. Dykes. 100 PP with text illustrations, plus 55 b/w plates. Fp: Portrait of the Infante Dom Henrique The Navigator. Marbled hard cover, pictorial dust jacket is rubbed around edges and has a small chip at top near spine and a crease on bottom right corner. Signature of previous owner on FFEP. Internally near fine. Scarce. 30 x 21.8.

Published for the quincentenary commemoration of the death of the Infante Dom Henrique. The Portuguese Century, by Costa Brochado. The birth of Astronomical Navigation in the Atlantic, the Key to the exploration of the Ocean, by Commander Teixeira da Mota...

33890
BROWN, Charles H.
METEOROLOGY FOR MASTERS AND MATES
$15.00 AUD

Brown, Son & Ferguson. Glasgow. 1949. Revised reprint of the 1937 edition (8th). IX, 240 PP with tables and 102 figures (drawings, sketches and photos), plus 6 folded plates (1 with 11 photos of cloud forms). Cloth cover. Spine sunned, some foxing, name of previous owner on front endpaper. Very good. 21.5 x 14.

The atmosphere, instruments... tropical cyclone... Glossary (P. 197-219).

32097
BROWNELL, Lisa
MYSTIC SEAPORT
$5.00 AUD

Mystic Seaport Museum. Mystic, Ct. 1985. 1st Ed. 48 PP with 72 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 28 x 21.5. 0939510014

20133
BURNS, Lt. Cdr. K. V.
BADGES AND BATTLE HONOURS OF H.M. SHIPS
$15.00 AUD

Maritime Books. Liskeard, Cornwall. 1986. 1st Ed. X, 11-208 PP with 1 bw crest, 115 bw photos of warships and 187 crests in colour. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 30.2 x 21.5. 0907771262

Badges covering H.M. Ships in commission, or being built, in 1986.

30120
CAPPER, D. P.
MOAT DEFENSIVE - A History of the Waters of the Nore Command 55 BC to 1961
$10.00 AUD

Arthur Barker. London. 1963. 1st Ed. XI, 251 PP with 2 drawings and 8 maps, plus 16 pages with 24 b/w illust. Vignette on title page. Eps: A prospect of Chatham Dock. Hard cover. Occasional foxing, o/wise near fine. 22.2 x 14.5..

Published at the time of the closing of the Nore Command (South East corner of England).

31976
CHARLTON, Warwick
THE VOYAGE OF MAYFLOWER II
$10.00 AUD

Cassell. London. 1957. 1st Ed. XI, 264 PP with 1 drawing, 1 map and 2 plans, plus 38 pages with 3 figures and 64 b/w photos. Fp: The Mayflower under sail. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Foxing spots on outside edges. Dedicatory note to previous owner on front endpaper. Very good. 21.8 x 14.2.

Re-enactment of the voyage of the Pilgrims Father (building of the replica, the voyage...).

22792
CHESNEAU, Roger
THE WORLD'S AIRCRAFT CARRIERS 1914-1945
$10.00 AUD

Arms and Armour Press. London. 1986. 1st Ed., No. 8 in the Warships Illustrated series. 64 PP with 120 b/w photos. Title spread: A prewar view of the Lexington (CV-2). Pictorial soft cover (USS Lunga Point, CVE-94). Fine. 24.6 x 18.6. 0853687684

34196
CLARKE, Donald (editor)
SHIPS & DOCKS
$10.00 AUD

Marshall Cavendish. London. 1978. Reprint. 120 PP with 25 b/w and 90 colour illust. Title spread: Tanker Tactic. Eps: Raft Ra. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 29 x 22. 085685431X

Sailing, boatbuilding, ships. Propulsion and navigation... (material previously published in the publication How It Works).

36532
CLEGG, W. Paul
EUROPEAN FERRY FLEETS
$5.00 AUD

Marinart. Deal, Kent. 1974. 1st Ed. 64 PP with tables and 25 b/w photos. Pictorial card cover (Ulster Prince). Fine. 15.2 x 10. 0904478017

34766
CORNWELL, E. L. (editor)
AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF SHIPS
$15.00 AUD

New English Library. London. 1979. 1st Ed. 479 PP with 355 b/w & 465 colour illustrations. Half-title page: Argentinian Libertade. Fp: Model frigate. Hard cover, dj. Light foxing, o/wise fine. 34.5 x 24.5. 450041336

From the beginnings (papyrus, balsa or dug-out) to nuclear powered vessels, commerce & trade, discovery & exploration, oceanography, safety at sea, dangers & disasters ... Most comprehensive.

22619
COSTELLO, J. & HUGHES, Terry
THE BATTLE OF THE ATLANTIC
$10.00 AUD

Collins. London. 1977. 1st Ed. (6), 314 PP with b/w illust. (maps, photos, tables). Title-page: Convoy. FEP: Mappemonde of WWII. REP: Type VIIc U-Boat. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 26 x 19.6. 00021604810

The battle which spanned all the war years in European waters.

35468
COTTEE, J. M.
TALL TRAINING SHIPS AND AUSTRALIAN REGION SAIL TRAINING SHIPS
$10.00 AUD

Ginninderra Press. Canberra. 1997. 1st Ed., with a foreword by Malcolm Tull. 94 PP with 4 pages of sketches and 58 line drawings of Tall Ships by the author. Illustrated limp cover, clear plastic protected, spiral bound. Fine. 29.7 x 21. 0958682593

34287
COTTEE, Kay
ALL AT SEA ON LAND, and First Lady ten years on
$20.00 AUD

Random House. Sydney. 1998. 1st Ed. XXVI, (2), 292 PP with 2 maps and 10 drawings, plus 32 pages with 57 b/w and 43 colour photos. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing, o/wise near fine. 24 x 16. 0091837189

First woman to circumnavigate the globe solo, non-stop and unassisted... Lady... Chairman of the Australian National Maritime Museum.

35479
COULTHARD-CLARK, Chris and Tina
WHITE ENSIGN - 1939-1945 - The Navy goes to war
$20.00 AUD

Australia Post. Canberra. 1993. 1st Ed. 40 PP with b/w and colour illust., plus illustrated folder with 4 stamps Naval and Maritime War Vessels, loosely inserted. Title page: HMAS Perth. Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. 30.5 x 21.5. 0642186332

32056
CRANE, Jonathan
SUBMARINE
$15.00 AUD

British Broadcasting Corporation. London. 1985. Reprint of the 1984 original. 208 PP with 87 b/w illustrations and 40 colour photos. Fp: HMS Resolution. Half title page: USS Pickerelbursts from the deep. Hard cover, dj. Occasional foxing, o/wise fine. 23.5 x 16. 0563203269

First part: Development, the two world wars... Nuclear submarine. Second part: On patrol on board the nuclear-powered hunter-killer submarine Warspite.

15777
CUMPSTON, J. S.
THE FURNEAUX GROUP, BASS STRAIT, First Visitors 1797-1810
$10.00 AUD

Roebuck Society. Canberra. 1978. 2nd printing of the 1972 original. Publication Roebuck Society No. 5. IV, 35 PP with 3 maps, plus 4 pages with 3 b/w photos & 1 chart on double page. Soft cover. Inscription at top of title-page and date, o/wise contents are near fine. 25 x 17.5. 0950085855

67973
CUMPSTON, J. S.
THE FURNEAUX GROUP, BASS STRAIT, First Visitors 1797-1810
$15.00 AUD

Roebuck Society. Canberra. 1972. 1st Ed. Publication Roebuck Society No. 5. IV, 35 PP with 3 maps, plus 4 pages with 3 b/w photos & 1 chart on double page. Soft cover. Near fine. 25 x 17.5. 0950085855

74363
CUTLER, Carl C.
QUEENS OF THE WESTERN OCEAN - The Story of America's Mail and Passenger Sailing Lines
$35.00 AUD

United States Naval Institute. Annapolis. 1961. 1st Edition. Foreword by Fleet Admiral C. W. Nimitz. XXII, 672 PP, (2), with 9 pages of ship and sail plans, plus 52 pages with 78 b/w illustrations. Fp: Black ball liner Neptune. FEP: Plans of Boston & New York City. REP: Liverpool in 1851. Cloth cover, gilt title on blue vignette on spine, dj. Bookplate of previous owner opposite half-title page. Light shelf wear, o/wise near fine. 26.8 x 18.5.

Appendices: Sailing Lines between the United States & Foreign Ports (P.331-413), Coastal Lines (P.414-548), Index of Ships' Names (P.579-613), General Index (P.615-672).

35619
DAWSON, Philip
CRUISE SHIPS - An Evolution in Design
$30.00 AUD

Conway. London. 2000. 1st Ed. 271 PP with over 100 line drawings and 178 b/w photos, plus 16 pages with 25 colour illust. Hard cover, dj. A little light foxing on prelims and inside of dj, o/wise near fine. 28.3 x 22. 0851776604

Very comprehensive.

36338
DE CHAIR, Admiral Sir Dudley
THE SEA IS STRONG
$5.00 AUD

Harrap. London. 1961. 1st Ed. 248 PP with 3 facsimiles of letters and 2 maps, plus 8 pages with 11 b/w illust. Fp: Portrait of Vice-Admiral Dudley de Chair, 1936. Hard cover. Renewed endpapers, few foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. 21.5 x 14.2.

Autobiography: Naval Secretary in 1913... Governor of NSW from 1923 to 1930...

16755
DEPARTMENT OF DEFENCE
AUSTRALIAN NAVAL HISTORY
$5.00 AUD

A.G.P.S. Canberra. 1979. Reprint of the 1977 revised edition. 14 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 29.5 x 21. 0642031398

32102
DOAK, Wade
THE CLIFF DWELLERS - An Undersea Community
$20.00 AUD

Hodder and Stoughton. Auckland. 1979. 1st edition of an updated 1971 Beneath New Zealand Seas. (8), 80 PP with 23 b/w figures, plus 52 pages containing 50 plates with 55 colour photos. Illustrated title page and endpapers. Hard cover, dj. Faint watermark on lower margin of the text pages and on back cover of dust jacket, signature on front endpaper, o/wise a very clean good copy. 22.2 x 18.7. 0340245530

Known life forms of the temperate continental shelf found on the steep cliff-walls of the Poor Knights Islands.

33625
DRUMMOND, Maldwin (editor)
ROVING COMMISSIONS, Number 20 / The Royal Cruising Club
$20.00 AUD

Angus & Robertson / Royal Cruising Club. London. 1980. Centenary edition. IX, 149 PP with 4 tables of distances, 4 drawings and 11 maps, plus 8 pages with 16 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Near fine. 22.2 x 14.2. 0207959412

Season 1979, published in the Centenary Year 1880-1980.

12382
FABB, J. (editor)
VICTORIAN AND EDWARDIAN NAVY FROM OLD PHOTOGRAPHS
$15.00 AUD

B. T. Batsford Ltd. London. 1976. 1st Ed. Introduction by A. P. McGowan. No pagination. 144 pages with 172 b/w photos. Fp: Flag Captain HMS Majestic. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Near fine. 25.4 x 19.2. 0713431229

Life and work at sea, training and leisure, campaigns, Royal Marines, Royal Navy, personalities and uniforms.

35620
FENTON, Roy & CLARKSON, John
SHIPS IN FOCUS RECORD 11
$15.00 AUD

Ships in Focus Publications. London. 2000. 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)...

34754
FETRIDGE, Lieutenant William Harrison (editor)
THE NAVY READER
$10.00 AUD

The Bobbs-Merrill Co. Indianapolis. 1943. 1st Ed. Foreword by Rear Admiral John Downes. 443 PP with 12 maps and 21 diagrams, plus 22 pages with 33 b/w photos and 4 pages of official insignias of Navy, Marines and Coast Guard. Fp: Meet your Navy!. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Ageing of paper, o/wise very good. 24.4 x 16.

A compilation of articles written just before or during the first years of WWII. Pearl Report by Frank Knox (Secretary of the Navy). Men of the Navy, by President Franklin D. Roosevelt...

34412
FINGARD, Judith
JACK IN PORT: Sailortowns of Eastern Canada
$15.00 AUD

University of Toronto Press. Toronto. 1988. Reprint of the 1982 original, No. 36 in the Social History of Canada series. IX, 292, (6) PP with 6 head pieces and 17 tables, plus 12 pages with 17 b/w illust. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 22.8 x 15.2. 0802064671

The sailor labour markets. Patterns of seafaring life. The rhythm of port life...

35007
FIRTH, Raymond
MALAY FISHERMEN - Their Peasant Economy
$35.00 AUD

Routledge & Kegan Paul. London. 1966. Revised and enlarged reprint of the 1946 original. XVIII, 398, (14 adv.) PP with 24 tables, 27 fig. (3 maps, 1 boat type in Kelantan & Trengganu, 1 prow & stern-pieces...), plus 16 plates with 31 b/w photos plus 2 large folded maps at rear. Fp: Line fishermen at work. Cloth cover, dj. Stamp of previous owner on front endpaper. Near fine. 22.2 x 14.

Survey of the fishing industry, analysis of a community of the peasant fishermen on the coast of Kelantan, Malaysia.

17552
FORMAN, Werner & SYME, Ronald
THE TRAVELS OF CAPTAIN COOK
$25.00 AUD

McGraw-Hill. New York. 1971. 1st US Ed. 180 PP with b/w text-illustrations and 102 b/w & colour plates. Printed on art paper. Eps: Resolution at anchor in Nootka Sound. Cloth cover, statue of Captain Cook on front cover, dj. Faint foxing, o/wise near fine. 28.5 x 23.5. 070626502

34736
GIBSON, Alex J.
SOME NOTES ON THE DISTRIBUTION OF POWER IN A DOUBLE-ENDED SCREW STEAMER
$20.00 AUD

Sydney University Engineering Society. Sydney. 1909. 1st Ed. 28 PP with 12 figures. Soft cover (chipped). Near fine. 25.6 x 20.4.

Paper read before the Sydney University Engineering Society, on 14th July, 1909.

33869
GLEASON, Madeleine Rowse
THE VOYAGES OF THE SHIP REVERE 1849-1883
$10.00 AUD

Glencannon Press. Palo Alto, Ca., USA. 1993. 1st Ed. No. 2 in the Pacific Maritime History series. XXV, 164 PP with 17 tables and 26 b/w illust. (charts, maps, engravings and facsimile of documents). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 22.8 x 14.8. 0963758624

34082
GOLOVKO, Admiral Arseni G.
WITH THE RED FLEET - The War Memoirs of the Late Admiral Arseni G. Golovko
$15.00 AUD

Putnam. London. 1965. 1st English edition, translated from the 1960 Russian original Vmeste s Flotom by Peter Broomfield. Edited and introduced by Sir Aubrey Mansberg. 248 PP with 2 maps, plus 8 pages with 16 b/w photos. Fp: The author at Northern Fleet Head Quarter. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Dust jacket has a rubed patch on top front corner, o/wise near fine. 22.2 x 14.5.

21968
GORDON, Malcolm R.
FROM CHUSAN TO SEA PRINCESS - The Australian Services of the P & O and Orient Lines
$15.00 AUD

Allen & Unwin. Sydney. 1985. 1st Ed. 184 PP with 106 b/w pictures & 16 colour photos. Fp: Launching of ORCADES. FEP: ORSOVA beneath Sydney Bridge. REP: ORCADES, ORONSAY & OTRANTO in Sydney. Hard cover rubbed around edges (shelf wear) and a label on bottom of spine. Ex-library copy with stamps of the University of Tasmania on endpapers and Contents page. Contents complete and a very good clean copy. 27 x 19.2. 0868617639

From the arrival in 1825 of the Chusan to serve Singapore, and the arrival of the Orient Line in 1877, to the advent of jet services.

35345
GRASEMANN, C.
ABC OF YACHTS
$10.00 AUD

Ian Allan. London. 1954. 1st Ed., in the ABC series. 56 PP with 4 drawings, 8 flags and 35 b/w photos. Pictorial card cover. Near fine. Small format: 15.5 x 10.2.

32690
GRAY, Edwyn
HITLER'S BATTLESHIPS
$10.00 AUD

Leo Cooper. London. 1995. Reprint of the 1992 original. (8), 195 PP, plus 8 pages with 20 b/w photos. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 24 x 16. 050523028

30335
GREENHILL, Basil
THE LIFE AND DEATH OF THE MERCHANT SAILING SHIP 1815-1965
$5.00 AUD

HMSO. London. 1980. 1st Ed., Volume 7 in The Ship series edited by Basil Greenhill. 60 PP with 45 plates. FEP: 7 plans of Square rig. REP: 9 plans of Fore and Aft rig. Laminated pictorial boards. Fine. Oblong: 20.5 x 21.2. 0112903177

32315
HADFIELD, Charles
THE CANALS OF THE EAST MIDLANDS (including part of London)
$30.00 AUD

David & Charles. Newton Abbot. 1981. 3rd impression of the 1966 original, in The Canals of the British Isles series. 294 PP with 15 b/w illustrations, plus 16 pages with 32 b/w photos. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). Fine. 22 x 14.2. 071534871X

32371
HANLEY, James
THE LAST VOYAGE and other stories
$10.00 AUD

Harvill Press. London. 1997. 1st edition, in a combined form of 5 short-stories published in 1930 and 1931, with an introduction by Alan Ross. XIV, 271 PP. Pictorial soft cover. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 21.5 x 13.5. 1860463169

Life at sea...

14335
HARDY, A. C. (editor)
THE WONDERFUL STORY OF THE SEA
$5.00 AUD

Odhams Press. London. c. 1950. 1st Ed. 384 PP with b/w illustrations. Cloth cover, device in blind on front cover. Spine sunned and split at hinge (repaired). Internally very good. 25 x 18.5.

From log to luxury liner: construction, propulsion, dry-docking; various & adapted types of ships: fishing, cable-laying, etc..

34283
HARRIS, Brayton
THE NAVY TIMES BOOK OF SUBMARINES - A political, social and military history
$20.00 AUD

Berkley Books. New York. 1997. 1st edition, edited by Walter J. Boyne. XVII, 398 PP with 23 text illustrations, plus 32 pages with 51 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Light foxing on outside page edges, o/wise fine. 23.5 x 16. 0425157776

21352
HELLMAN, Nina & BROUWER, Norman
A MARINER'S FANCY - The Whaleman's Art of Scrimshaw
$40.00 AUD

South Street Seaport Museum. New York. 1992. 1st Ed. 96 PP with 126 figures (36 in colour). Fp: Pie crimpers or "jaggers". Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 22.8 x 20.2. 0295972122

The art of scrimshaw and the role of New York in the history of American whaling. (Photos & descriptions of pieces from the South Street Seaport Museum of New York).

32558
HENDERSON, James
THE FRIGATES - An Account of the lesser warships of the wars from 1793 to 1815
$5.00 AUD

Wordsworth Editions. London. 1998. Paperback reprint of the 1970 original, in the Wordsworth Military Library. 192 PP with 1 plan, 2 tables and 8 maps, plus 16 b/w plates. Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing. Fine. 21.5 x 13.6. 1853266930

Not only the fights, victories, defeats, mutinies, but also the social, political and naval scene.

34589
HORNE, Donald
THE STORY OF THE AUSTRALIAN PEOPLE
$10.00 AUD

Readers' Digest. Sydney. 1985. Revised, expanded and illustrated edition of the 1972 original. 320 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (maps, engravings, paintings, photos). Pictorial laminated boards. Occasional foxing, o/wise fine. 28.7 x 20.8. 0949819670

21392
HORNSBY, David
OCEAN SHIPS - 1994
$15.00 AUD

Ian Allan. London. 1994. Revised and updated edition, from the 1964 original. 224 PP with tables and 196 b/w photos. Title spread: "Nedlloyd Rotterdam". Laminated pictorial boards ("Queen Elizabeth 2"). Name of previous owner on inside front cover. Fine. 24 x 17.5. 0711022542

Part One: Passenger liners & cruise ships. Part Two: Cargo vessels & tankers.

34769
HOUGH, Richard
THE LONGEST BATTLE - The War at Sea 1939-45
$15.00 AUD

Weidenfeld & Nicolson. London. 1986. 1st Ed. XI, 371 PP with 6 maps, plus 24 pages with 56 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj., Foxing on outside edges and a small mark on bottom outside edge, o/wise very good. 24 x 16. 029778983X

31999
HOWARTH, David
TRAFALGAR: The Nelson Touch
$10.00 AUD

World Books. London. 1970. Reprint of the 1969 edition. 256 PP with 88 b/w illust.(maps, battle plans, paintings...), plus 7 colour illust. Fp: portrait of Nelson. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Renewed endpapers. Very good. 20.2 x 13.2.

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

36318
HUGHES, Tom
THE BLUE RIBAND OF THE ATLANTIC
$5.00 AUD

Patrick Stephens. London. 1976. 1st paperbound edition of the 1973 original. 192 PP with 12 head pieces, 4 plans & 51 b/w illustrations. Card cover, dj (price-clipped). Very good. 21.5 x 14. 0850591465

Description of the origins of ocean steamship travel, careers of the most famous ships: Lusitania, Mauretania ...

15909
HUTCHINGS, David F.
RMS QUEEN MARY - 50 Years of Splendour
$10.00 AUD

Kingfisher. Southampton. 1990 Reprint of the June 1986 original. 56 PP with b/w & colour illust. Inside front cover: "Queen Mary" in her element. Inside back cover: Wonders of the "Queen Mary". Pictorial card cover. Small crease on back cover, o/wise fine. 27 x 21.5. 0946184232

A pictorial record.

15075
INGLETON, Geoffrey C.
MATTHEW FLINDERS, Navigator and Chartmaker (In Two Volumes)
$750.00 AUD

Genesis Publications / Hedley Australia. London. 1986. De Luxe Edition limited to 500 copies and numbered (No. 249/550). Volume I: XXIV, 467 PP with 252 text illustrations plus 16 colour plates & 16 b/w plates. Fp: Flinders' Investigator and Baudin's Le Géographe, 8th April, 1802. Volume II: Matthew Flinders, Private Journal 1803-1814. VI, 366 PP. Fp: Chart of Isle of France or Mauritius. Handbound in quarter leather and master printed on archival paper, all edges gilt. Gilt decoration on front cover, spine with raised bands. The gilt lettering and gilt on decorations on spines have largely been lost. Cloth cover slipcase. Signed by the author. A near fine set. Scarce. This is a heavy item and postage will be higher than usual. Please ask for a quote. Large folio: 31 x 23. 0904351327

36393
JACKSON, Robert
DESTROYERS, FRIGATES AND CORVETTES
$10.00 AUD

Grange Books. London. 2000. 1st Ed. 320 PP with 2 colour and 2 b/w photos, and 300 side-view artworks with detailed specifications tables. Half title page: Canadian anti submarine Destroyer of the Athabascan class. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Fine. 17 x 13. 1840133171

From the Abukuma to the Zieten.

36501
JENKINS, David
OWEN & WATKIN WILLIAMS OF CARDIFF - THE GOLDEN CROSS LINE
$15.00 AUD

World Ship Society. Kendal. 1991. 1st Ed. 72 PP with 40 b/w photos. Fp: The Williams brothers. Pictorial soft cover. Name of previous owner on FFEP, o/wise a fine copy. 21 x 14.8. 0905617614

34780
JOHNSON, Brian
FLY NAVY - The History of Maritime Aviation
$10.00 AUD

David & Charles. Newton Abbot. 1981. 1st Ed. 383 PP, plus 64 pages with 117 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Pages 33 to 48 with tears and chips on top margin, o/wise very good. 24 x 16.2. 0715380257

33925
JORDAN, R. W. (editor)
SHORT SEA FLEETS OF THE E.E.C.
$10.00 AUD

Marinart Ltd. Sandwich, UK. 1978. 1st Ed. 200 PP with tables and 73 b/w photos. Pictorial card cover. Small format: 15 x 10.5. 090447836X

Fleets of the European Economic Community plying within European waters.

36671
KONSTAM, Angus
THE HISTORY OF SHIPWRECKS
$20.00 AUD

The Lyons Press / Mariners' Museum, Virginia. New York. 1999. 1st Ed., with a foreword by Claudia Pennington. 192 PP with location maps, maps and b/w or colour illustrations. Half title page: Loss of HMS Magnificent, March 1801. Title page: Map the Atlantic. Fp: Diver surveying the Highborn Cay shipwreck. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 30.5 x 23. 1558219706

A full-colour guide to the ships and treasures at the bottom of the sea.

34553
LATHAM, Ernest
MARINE WORKS - A Practical Treatise for Maritime Engineers, Landowners and Public Authorities
$50.00 AUD

Crosby Lockwood. London. 1926. 2nd Edition, considerably enlarged. XII, 223, (17 adv.) PP printed on superior glossy paper with 86 figures (drawings & photos), plus 1 folded b/w photo (figure 83). Fp: Example of erosion at foot of masonry sea-wall, 1921. Cloth cover, title in blind on front cover and gilt title on spine. Very light shelf wear, o/wise a near fine copy.. 22.3 x 14.2.

Waves: formation, action and effect. Salvage of maritime works. Maintenance of tidal berths. Deep-Water quays...

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

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

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

75490
LEGGETT, Eric
THE CORFU INCIDENT
$10.00 AUD

New English Library. London. 1976. March 1976 paperback edition of the 1974 original. 176 PP with 1 map (North Corfu Channel). Pictorial soft covers rubbed and with creases. Initials at top of half-title page, foxing. Good clean reading copy. 18 x 10.8. 0450024741

22nd October 1946, damage to the Royal Navy destroyers HMS Saumarez and HMS Volage which struck mines in the Corfu Channel, mined by the Yugoslavs for Albania. Death of 45 sailors.

33566
LENTON, H. T.
AMERICAN GUNBOATS AND MINESWEEPERS
$10.00 AUD

Macdonald & Janes. London. 1974. 1st Ed., in the World War 2 Fact Files series. 64 PP with 102 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Verso of title page with rubbed patches (previous labels). Bookplate on front endpaper. A very good copy. 27.2 x 21. 0356080633

Lists all the auxiliary escort vessels of the U.S. Navy in WWII.

22829
LEWIS, Glen
A HISTORY OF THE PORTS OF QUEENSLAND - A Study in Economic Nationalism
$15.00 AUD

University of Queensland Press. Brisbane. 1973. 1st Ed. XVIII, 341 PP with 14 tables, plus 4 pages with 13 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. (rubbed). Very good. 23.3 x 15.5. 0702208124

The first major study of Queensland's economic history covering port development, shipping services and economic growth...

17642
LONEY, Jack
AUSTRALIAN SHIPWRECKS, Volume 2: 1851-1871
$20.00 AUD

Reed. Sydney. 1980. 1st Ed. 239 PP with 15 b/w illust. Eps: Map of Australia. Hard cover, dj (a little chipped). Near fine. 24.6 x 18.2. 0589501003

17150
LONEY, Jack (editor)
JACK LONEY'S MARITIME AUSTRALIA
$10.00 AUD

Author. Geelong. c. 1980. 1st Ed. 128 PP with 7 b/w illust. (4 photos, 2 maps & 1 painting), plus 16 pages with 30 b/w illust. Title page: Barque Polly Woodside undergoing restoration at Melbourne. Pictorial soft cover. Some light foxing, o/wise very good. 21.5 x 14. 0868951048

Short tales of ships and men on the oceans bordering Australia and its island dependencies.

20065
LUBBOCK, Basil
THE LAST OF THE WINDJAMMERS - VOLUME I
$80.00 AUD

Brown, Son & Ferguson. Glasgow. 1969. Reprint of the 1927 original. XIV, (2), 518 PP, plus 74 pages with 126 bw illust. & 17 pages of plans. Fp: "Quathlamba". Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price-clipped). Near fine. 24.5 x 18.5.

The life, the personnel, the epic of the Horn, the clippers of the 70's, the medium clippers of the 80's ....

34568
LUBBOCK, Basil
THE CHINA CLIPPERS
$50.00 AUD

Brown, Son & Ferguson. Glasgow. 1968. 2nd reprint of the 1946 revised edition. XIII, (3), 295 PP, plus 25 pages with 20 illust. & 11 plans. Fp: Taeping and Ariel racing up channel. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dust jacket with a few chips and a little soiled, now in a protective sleeve. Previous owner's name on FFEP, a little light foxing, o/wise a very good clean copy. 24.5 x 18.

History of the celebrated clipper ships in the opium & tea trades.

35659
LUMB, R. D.
NEW BEARING IN THE LAW OF THE SEA
$10.00 AUD

University of Queensland Press. Brisbane. 1981. 1st Ed., No. 56 in the University of Queensland Inaugural Lectures series. 16 PP. Card cover. Near fine. 21.3 x 13.7. 0702216798

Inaugural lecture delivered 29 April 1981.

35761
LYNCH, Don
TITANIC, An Illustrated History
$20.00 AUD

Hodder & Stoughton / Madison Press Book. London / Toronto.. 1998. Reprint of 1992 original. 228 PP with b/w & colour photos from archives, paintings and illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. Oblong: 29 x 30.5. 0340562714

Haunting saga of the great maritime disaster: Titanic sinking on its maiden voyage in April 1912. Enthralling information on the ship, its crew & its passengers.

30336
LYON, David
THE SHIP - STEAM, STEEL AND TORPEDOES
$10.00 AUD

HMSO. London. 1980. 1st Ed. Volume 8 in The Ship series edited by Basil Greenhill. 60 PP with 40 Illust. FEP: Plans of the Swedish Torpedo-boat Hugin, 1884. REP: Design of 150-ton Torpedo-boat for Spain, 1905, by Thornycroft. Laminated pictorial boards. Fine. Oblong: 20.5 x 21.2. 0112903185

The Warship in the 19th Century.

16785
MACINTYRE, Captain Donald
FIGHTING SHIPS AND SEAMEN
$15.00 AUD

Evans Brothers. London. 1963. 1st Ed. 192 PP, plus 16 pages with 24 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 22 x 15.5.

Accounts of decisive actions at sea: battles of Jutland, Narvick and Leyte. The role of Q ships, convoys to Malta and Russia...

33675
MALSTER, Robert
SAVED FROM THE SEA - The story of life-saving services on the East Anglian coast
$20.00 AUD

Terence Dalton. Lavenham. 1974. 1st Ed. 296 PP with 138 b/w illust. FEP: Map of the Suffolk & Essex lifeboat stations. REP: Map of the Norfolk lifeboat stations. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 23.2 x 17.8. 0900963328

36263
MALSTER, Robert
WHERRIES AND WATERWAYS - The story of the Norfolk and Suffolk wherry and the waterways on which it sailed
$40.00 AUD

Terence Dalton. Lavenham, Suffolk. 1986. Revised edition of the 1971 original. 176 PP with 80 b/w illust. (1 line-drawing, 3 drawings, engravings, paintings and photos). Fp: "Gertrude" unloading timber at Norwich. Eps: Map of the navigable waterways of Norfolk and Suffolk. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 23.2 x 18. 0861380428

36650
MARCUS, G. J.
THE AGE OF NELSON
$15.00 AUD

Allen & Unwin. London. 1971. 1st Ed. Volume 2 in A Naval History of England series. 532 PP with 18 maps. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. A small mark/bump on front cover, occasional foxing, o/wise near fine. 23 x 15.8. 0043590063

36239
MARTIN, Christopher
DAMN THE TORPEDOES! - The Story of America's First Admiral: David Glasgow Farragut
$15.00 AUD

Abelard-Schuman. New York. 1970. 1st Ed. (VIII), 280 PP. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Dust jacket slightly soiled. Faint foxing. Near fine. 21.6 x 14.7. 200716220

Joined the US Navy in 1810, when only 10 years old. War of 1812 against England. Civil war and capture of New Orleans...

10561
MARX, Robert F.
SHIPWRECKS IN THE AMERICAS
$10.00 AUD

Dover. New York. 1987. Revised edition of the 1971 original. XXII, 482, (18 publications) PP with 10 b/w illustrations, plus 36 pages with 63 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Creases on front cover and foot of spine rubbed. Faint foxing on outside edges. Very good. 21.5 x 13.5. 048625514X

Information on history of salvage, location, surveying, excavating on site. Guide to major shipwrecks in the Western Hemisphere.

35560
MASTERS, David
CRIMES OF THE HIGH SEAS
$10.00 AUD

Eyre & Spottiswoode. London. 1936. 1st Ed. 280 PP, plus 8 plates with 12 b/w photos. Fp: Ships laid up in the River Dart during the great slump. Cloth cover. Some foxing, covers rubbed at hinges, short note on front endpaper, o/wise very good. 22.2 x 14.

Underwriters against shipowners or operators trying to cheat them through fraudulent fires, shipwrecks...

34840
MAYER, Anton
1000 JAHRE SEEFAHRT: Helden - Reisen - Schiffe
$10.00 AUD

Paul Frante Verlag. Berlin. 1934. 1st Ed., with a foreword by Felix Graf von Luckner. 480 PP with 100 duotone illustrations. Cloth covers a little soiled. Some foxing, stamps of previous owner on front endpaper, o/wise contents near fine. German text in Gothic script. 22 x 14.7.

History of navigation over 1000 years: voyages, ships...

35596
McDOWELL, William
THE SHAPE OF SHIPS - The story of ships from the earliest times to the present day
$10.00 AUD

Hutchinson. London. 1957. 3rd impression of the 1950 original. 232 PP 48 line drawings, plus 16 colour plates (all illustrations by the author). Hard cover, gilt device on front cover and spine, gilt title on spine, dj (price-clipped). Address of previous owner on front endpaper, closed tears to dust jacket, o/wise near fine. 22 x 14.5.

36079
McKEE, Alexander
FROM MERCILESS INVADERS - The Defeat of the Spanish Armada
$10.00 AUD

Souvenir Press. London. 1987. 2nd edition of the 1963 original, completely revised and reset, with additional material. 288 PP with 1 map and 2 line figures, plus 16 pages with 23 b/w illust. Eps: Map of the Channel with Armada campaign. Hard cover, dj. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 24 x 16. 0285627953

64294
MIDDLEMISS, N. L.
THE ANGLO-SAXON / SHELL TANKERS
$45.00 AUD

Shield Publications. Newcastle upon Tyne. 1990. 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

22024
MILLER, William H.
FAMOUS OCEAN LINERS - The Story of Passenger Shipping from the turn of the Century to the present day
$20.00 AUD

Patrick Stephens. Wellingborough. 1987. Reprint of the original. 136 PP with 109 b/w and 18 colour photos. Title spread: Queen Mary arriving New York, 1949. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Faint foxing spots on outside edges. Fine. 25.2 x 19.2. 850598761

From the first of the super liners, Kaiser Wilhelm der Grosse, to Queen Elizabeth II.

34510
MILLER, William H.
THE LAST BLUE WATER LINERS
$15.00 AUD

Conway Maritime Press. London. 1986. 1st Ed. 224 PP with numerous b/w illust. Fp: The Arcadia at Suva, Fiji. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24.5 x 19. 0851774008

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

19570
MOKIN, Arthur
IRONCLAD - The Monitor and the Merrimack
$10.00 AUD

Presidio. Novato, Ca., USA. 1991. 1st Ed. (6), 274 PP with 1 map and an inset map. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 23.6 x 15.8. 0891414053

52747
MONSARRAT, Nicholas
MONSARRAT AT SEA
$10.00 AUD

Companion Book Club. London. 1977. 1st edition of the 1975 original published by Cassell & Company. 352 PP. Hard cover, green vellum, gilt title on spine, tinted edges. Fine. 19 x 13.

Anthology of all his writings about the sea, except The Cruel Sea.

34667
MOORE, Captain John (editor)
JANE'S NAVAL REVIEW - Fourth Year of Issue
$20.00 AUD

Jane's Publishing Company. London. 1985. 1st Ed. 175 PP with b/w illustrations (maps, plans and photos). Pictorial laminated boards. Near fine. 27.5 x 20.5. 0710603355

Counterbalancing the Soviet Navy East of Suez, by Admiral William J. Crowe... Britain's Merchant Navy: down by the bow and sinking fast by Nigel Ling. The French Navy in the year 2000, by Pierre Lachamade. 4 articles on the Soviet Navy, by Captain John Moore.

32104
MOORE, Captain John E.
WARSHIPS OF THE ROYAL NAVY
$10.00 AUD

Jane's. London. 1981. New edition of the 1979 original. 120 PP with tables, and 135 b/w photos (including 5 on double page detailing armaments and equipment). Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Renewed endpapers, o/wise near fine. 26.4 x 20.6. 0710601050

34808
MORRIS, Aldyth
CAPTAIN JAMES COOK
$5.00 AUD

University of Hawai'i Press. Honolulu. 1995. 1st Ed. (10), 59 PP. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 22.8 x 15.2. 0824816706

Theatre play first produced at the University of Hawai'i Kennedy Theatre in June 1978, to mark the bicentennial of Captain Cook's arrival in the Hawaiian Islands.

30330
MORRISON, John
LONG SHIPS AND ROUND SHIPS - Warfare and Trade in the Mediterranean 3000 BC - 5000 AD
$10.00 AUD

HMSO. London. 1980. 1st Ed., Volume 2 in "The Ship" series. 60 PP with 42 plates. Eps: Maps of Mediterranean waters. Laminated pictorial boards. Fine. Oblong: 20.5 x 21.2. 0112903118

32804
MORRISS, Roger
NELSON - The Life and Letters of a Hero
$10.00 AUD

Collins & Brown / National Maritime Museum. London. 1996. 1st Ed. 160 PP with over 150 b/w and colour illustrations (Prints, paintings, contemporary memorabilia). Fp: The Fleet under Rear-Admiral Nelson at anchor in the Bay of Naples. Title page: Bust of Nelson. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Lower front corner bumped. Faint foxing. Very good. Oblong: 19.7 x 25.5. 1855852748

A fascinating account of Nelson's life, recounting his heroic rise to a glorious victory and death at Trafalgar and his long love affair with Emma Hamilton.

35373
MORT, S. W.
BLUEWATER SEAMANSHIP
$20.00 AUD

Murray Books. Sydney. 1978. 1st Australian edition. 92 PP with 1 map, 7 b/w photos and many figures. Pictorial laminated boards. Dedicatory note on FFEP, signed by the author. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 24.2 x 16. 855663928

A practical guide to safer offshore cruising.

33828
MUNDLE, Rob
FATAL STORM - The 54th Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race
$10.00 AUD

HarperCollins. Sydney. 1999. 3rd reprint of the 1999 original. Foreword by Sir James Hardy. XIII, 319 PP with 1 map and 1 diagram, plus 48 pages with 1 map and 77 colour photos. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 23.3 x 15.3. 0732264359

27th December 1998: six sailors perished, countless with injuries, many yachts sunk or badly damaged.

34765
MURRANT, Jim (editor)
SAILING TO WIN
$10.00 AUD

Universal Books. Sydney. 1970. Reprint of the 1967 original Reaching for the limit. (14), 153 PP with b/w illustrations (photos, maps). Fp. Hard cover, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise very good. 28 x 22.

Fourteen contributions from Australia's most accomplished yachtsmen: Jock Sturrock and America's Cup 1962 & 1967, Bob Ross: Capsizing and safety, ...

34791
MURRAY, Bill
CRISIS, CONFLICT AND CONSENSUS - Selected documents illustrating 200 years in the making of Australia
$20.00 AUD

Rigby. Adelaide. 1984. 1st Ed. XI, 343 PP with 92 b/w illust. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24.1 x 17. 0727018418

145 topics, starting with Captain Cook's description of his first landings...

35160
N/A
THYSSEN NORDSEEWERKE / NORFLOAT - Advanced Desalting Technology
$5.00 AUD

Thyssen Nordseewerke GMBH. Emden, Germany. 1981. 1 brochure, 4 PP with 2 colour illust. Soft cover. Fine. 29.6 x 20.8.

Desalination Plant.

35173
N/A
SURVIVAL AT SEA - A Training and Instruction Manual
$15.00 AUD

Department of Transport and Communications. Canberra. 1989. Second edition of the 1987 edition. VIII, 91 PP with 6 maps (4 on full page), drawings, 5 b/w and 9 colour photos. Cloth cover, gilt device and title on front cover. Covers lightly foxed, o/wise near fine. 26 x 18.5. 0644089555

Stowage of life-saving appliances, Abandonment. Survival instructions... Survival on land.

48379
N/A
PROGRESS IN CARGO HANDLING - Papers read at the General Technical Conference of the International Cargo Handling Co-ordination Association, Naples, 1954
$20.00 AUD

Iliffe. London. 1955. 1st Ed., with a message from René Courau and foreword by Rear Admiral A. L. P. Mark-Wardlaw. Introduction by A.C.HARDY. 342, (IX adv.) PP with figures and b/w photos. Cloth cover (slightly marked), gilt title on a sunned spine. Foxing spots on outside edges and few pags. Very good. 24.7 x 15.5.

25 papers read at the general technical Conference of the International Cargo Handling Co-ordination Association (I.C.H.C.A.), Naples, 1954. U.S. Port Organization and its Effect on Cargo Handling, by Frank W. Herring. The Transport of Containers by Sea, by A. Vincenti. The Next Step in Unitized Cargo, by George Chernowitz...

16334
NAYLER, Geoff
WRECKS AND RELICS
$5.00 AUD

Author. Melbourne. c. 1980. Expanded edition. 64 PP with 65 b/w photos (24 on full page). Title-page: Sea encrustacean being removed from a wheel. Pictorial card cover. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 21.5 x 14. 0909853762

A pictorial record of 30 well-known wrecks on the Central Victorian coast.

16287
NEALE, Ralph P.
JOLLY DOGS ARE WE - The History of Yachting in Victoria
$15.00 AUD

Landscape Publications. Melbourne. 1984. 1st Ed. VIII, 338 PP with b/w illustrations, plus 14 pages with 11 colour plates. Eps: Bird's eye view of Melbourne & Hobson's Bay. Cloth cover, dj. Occasional foxing. Fine. 28.5 x 21.5. 959087605

73523
NESDALE, Iris
ACTION STATIONS! - Tribal Destroyers of the Royal Australian Navy
$65.00 AUD

HMAS Warramunga Veterans' Association, South Australian Branch. Adelaide. 1989. 1st Ed. Foreword by Vice-Admiral M. W. Hudson. X, (2), 206 PP with 3 maps, 9 line drawings and 145 b/w photos, plus 1 folded plan on general arrangement of the HMAS Arunta, at rear of book. Cloth cover, dj. A fine copy. Scarce. 25.3 x 17.5. 0949552011

Origin of this class of destroyer: HMAS Arunta, Warramunga, Bataan. Their WWII operations: Guadalcanal, New Guinea, Leyte Gulf, Lingayen & Suriago.... Post WWII.

32870
NICHOLL, Charles
THE CREATURE IN THE MAP - A Journey to El Dorado
$15.00 AUD

William Morrow. New York. 1996. 1st US Ed. XII, (2), 398 PP with 34 b/w illust. Fp: Ralegh's Guiana chart, 1595. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 24 x 16. 0688146007

An historical reconstruction of the 1595 expedition up the river Orinoco, South America, and led by Sir Walter Ralegh in search of the lost golden city of El Dorado.

35568
NORDHOFF, Charles
WHALING AND FISHING
$25.00 AUD

Dodd, Mead & Co. New York. 1895. Reprint of the original 1855 edition. X, 11-383 PP with 19 head pieces and 3 b/w illust. Decorated cloth cover, spine soiled and a little frayed at extremities although still tight. Paper ageing/browned. Former owner's neat stamp on FFEP. Internally near fine. 16.2 x 11.

Whaling cruise out of New Bedford to the Azores, Tristan da Cunha, grounds off Madagascar, Mascarenas, Seychelles... Shipwrecked in Algoa Bay...

36902
NORGAARD, Christian (Naval Architect & Editor)
THE GOLDEN HINDE (replica)
$8.00 AUD

Jarrold & Sons. London. 1973. 1st Ed. No pagination, 16 PP with 31 colour photos on b/w illustrated historial background. Inside covers: text and 3 b/w photos. Pictorial card cover with a rubbed patch at bottom of front cover and a few stamps of the University of Tasmania not obstructing any of the contents. Still a very good copy of a scarce item. 28.5 x 22.4. 83506444X

On Drake, admiral, explorer, entrepreneur, privateer and imperialist, and on his ship the Golden Hinde. Building of the replica and preparation for the re-enactment voyage Plymouth to San Francisco of 1973.

75707
NORMAN, Leslie
HAUNTS OF THE BLUE WHALE
$30.00 AUD

O.B.M. Publishing. Hobart. 1978. 1st Ed. XVI, 156 PP with 12 tables, plus 12 pages with 20 b/w photos. Fp: A full rigged whaler at sea. Cloth cover, dj. Dust jacket rubbed with a few chips and in a protective sleeve, otherwise contents are near fine. 25 x 17.5. 0959903453

The whaling industry as it applied to the old port of Hobart Town: whaling on the seven seas as well as whaling fleets taking shelter, refitting & victualling.

35561
OAKESHOTT, Walter
FOUNDED UPON THE SEAS - A Narrative of Some English Maritime and Overseas Enterprises during the period 1550 to 1616
$25.00 AUD

Cambridge University Press. Cambridge. 1942. 1st Ed. XII, 200 PP with 1 plan, plus 12 b/w plates. Fp: Queen Elizabeth, aged 59. Cloth cover, dj (price-clipped). Signature of previous owner on front endpaper, dust jacket with small pieces missing. Contents are near fine. 23 x 14.5.

Search for the North-East passage. Hawkins in the West Indies. Drake in the Caribbean and the Pacific...

21617
PARSONS, Ronald H. (editor)
GEELONG CUSTOMS REGISTER OF SHIPS - Vessels registered at the Port of Geelong Victoria before 1900.
$10.00 AUD

Author. Lobethal, S.A. 1969. 1st Ed. (V), 22 PP. Stapled typescript monograph. Soft covers, browned around edges. Slight ageing of paper. Very good. 26 x 21.

35987
PEDERSEN, Bjorn & HAWKS, F. W.
A HISTORY OF DEN NORSKE AMERIKALINJE A/S (Norwegian America Line) 1910-1995
$10.00 AUD

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

33825
PINK, Kerry & VOWLES, Gill
AGAINST THE TIDE - A Maritime History of Circular Head
$55.00 AUD

Hobart Ports Corporation. Hobart. 1998. 1st Ed. VI, 434 PP with 1 plan, 4 b/w illust., 16 colour and 210 b/w photos. Pictorial card cover. Near fine. 21.1 x 14.8. 0646362828

Port created in 1826 by the Van Diemen's Land Co. as an outlet for their first European settlement on the North-West Coast of Tasmania.

35314
PORTS
PORT OF BRISBANE - General Information
$10.00 AUD

Port of Brisbane Authority. Brisbane. 1990. October 1990 edition. (3), 86 PP with 2 graphs, 4 maps, 4 drawings, 14 profiles of ships and 22 b/w photos, as well as 35 funnels in colour. Pictorial card cover, spiral bound. Fine. 30 x 21.

36582
PORTS
THE MARINE BOARD OF LAUNCESTON CENTENARY 1857-1957
$15.00 AUD

Marine Board of Launceston. Launceston. 1957. 1st Ed. No pagination, 40 PP with 1 map, 1 plan, 2 artist's impression, 9 portraits and 27 b/w photos. Card cover. Fine. Scarce. 23 x 14.8.

34761
PRATT, Fletcher
THE COMPACT HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES NAVY
$15.00 AUD

Hawthorn. New York. 1961. 2nd Printing of the 1957 original. 347, (3) PP with 16 b/w drawings by Louis Priscilla. Eps: Uniforms by L. Priscilla. Cloth cover, dj (price cliiped). Dust jacket with small pieces missing, o/wise very good. 23.5 x 16.

36334
RANSOME-WALLIS, P.
NORTH ATLANTIC PANORAMA 1900-1976
$10.00 AUD

Wesleyan University Press. Middletown, Connecticut. 1977. 1st US edition. 192 PP with bw photos, plus 4 pages with 3 colour illust. Title spread: Queen Elizabeth 2. Half-title page: SS City of Rome of Anchor Line. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Renewed endpapers, o/wise very good. 29.8 x 22.2. 0819550167

When passenger liners were providing luxury and safety between the US and Europe.

32505
RANTZEN, Lieut.-Comdr. M. J.
LITTLE SHIP NAVIGATION (COASTAL)
$10.00 AUD

Herbert Jenkins. London. 1956. 2nd printing of the original. XVIII, 19-196 PP with 1 tail piece and 53 figures by M.A. Moffat, plus 1 large folded plate (explanation of signs and abbreviations) at back of book, and 7 b/w photographic plates. Fp: Prismatic type hand bearing compass. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). Few pages dog-eared, o/wise very good. 20.2 x 13.5.

34485
READER'S DIGEST
GREAT TALES OF THE SEA - Volume 1
$10.00 AUD

Reader's Digest Association. London. 1979. 1st Ed., with an introduction by Douglas Reeman. 430 PP with b/w and colour illust. Laminated pictorial boards. Slight ageing of paper. Near fine. 23.5 x 15.2.

England expects, by Dudley Pope. Youth, by Joseph Conrad. Surface at the Pole, by Commander James Calvert...

32791
REINHARTZ, Dennis & SAXON, Gerald D. (editors)
THE MAPPING OF THE ENTRADAS INTO THE GREATER SOUTHWEST
$20.00 AUD

University of Oklahoma Press. Norman. 1998. 1st Ed. XIV, 227 PP with 120 b/w and 20 colour illustrations. Cloth cover, dj. Fine. 26 x 18.2. 0806130474

The role played by Spanish explorers and mapmakers in bringing knowledge of the New World to Europe. Spain's pioneering endeavours in the American Southwest.

35715
REYNOLDS, Quentin
ONLY THE STARS ARE NEUTRAL
$35.00 AUD

Angus and Robertson. Sydney. 1942. 1st Australian edition. XI, 277 PP. Cloth cover. Name of previous owner on front endpaper, ageing of paper, some foxing, fold of front endpaper split. Very good. 22.2 x 14.

A year's roving from one theatre of war to another (Britain / Russia) by one of America's most famous Foreign Correspondents.

35783
REYNOLDS, Quentin
THE CURTAIN RISES
$15.00 AUD

Cassell. Melbourne. 1944. 1st Australian edition. 291 PP. Green cloth cover with chipped dust jacket, now in a protective sleeve. Paper ageing and light foxing, otherwise a very good clean copy. 22 x 14.3.

Editorials of the American war correspondent between March and December 1943: Iran, Russia, Sicily...

21707
RIDGWAY, P. L. (editor)
MINOR PORTS OF AUSTRALIA
$10.00 AUD

Australian Association for Maritime History. Perth. 1988. 1st Ed. (4), 111 PP with 12 b/w photos and 13 charts & plans. Pictorial card cover. Errata slip loosely inserted. Near fine. 21 x 14.7.

Timber Creek in the Northern Territory. Cossack, Busselton and Hamelin Bay in West Australia. Portland, Port Fairy, Warrnambool, Queenscliff and Port Albert in Victoria. Coffs Harbour on the New South Wales central coast.

34173
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY
AUSTRALIAN SEAPOWER - SUBMARINES
$10.00 AUD

TopMill. Sydney. 1995?. 1st Ed. No. 1 in the Australian Seapower Photofile series. 56 PP with 63 b/w and 17 colour photos. Inside covers: 2 tables and 4 profiles of Australian Submarines. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.7 x 20.6.

35161
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY
HISTORY OF THE FLEET AIR ARM
$5.00 AUD

Navy Public Relations. Sydney. 1990. Brochure, 3 folds with 7 b/w photos. Fine. Folded size: 29.7 x 14.

Cruiser Aircraft - Aircraft Carriers - Helicopters.

35162
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY
PROGRAMME: TO COMMEMORATE THE ARRIVAL OF THE AUSTRALIAN FLEET, Sydney, October 4th, 1913
$10.00 AUD

Australian Defence Force Journal. Sydney. 1993. Reprint of the original. Leaflet, 2 folds with 2 colour illustrations. Fine. 24.2 x 16.5.

35473
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY
AUSTRALIA'S NAVY 1991-92
$20.00 AUD

AGPS. Canberra. 1991. 1st Ed. Edited by Commander J.P. HODGMAN & Leiutenant Commander P.J. JONES. 96 PP with b/w & colour illust. Hard cover, simile leather, gilt title on front cover. Foxing spots on outside edges. Fine. 29.7 x 21.5.

Australian Naval Operations 1990-91, Operation Damask (Gulf War), Northern Command, Australia's Maritime Associations, ...

35477
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY
AUSTRALIA'S NAVY 1995
$25.00 AUD

Department of Defence / AGPS. Canberra. 1995. 1st Ed. Edited by Lt. R.C.A. LEAHY. VI, 114 PP with b/w & colour illustrations. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Light foxing, o/wise near fine. 30.5 x 21.5. 064435996

HMAS Sydney visit to Vladivistok. All Australian submarine training...

35573
ROYAL NAVY
THE WONDER BOOK OF THE NAVY
$10.00 AUD

Ward, Lock & Co. Ltd. London. c.1954. 10th Ed., with foreword The British Navy by Earl Jellicoe. 256 PP with nearly 300 b/w photos and 2 pages with 40 arm badges, plus 8 pages with 9 colour illustrations. Half-title page: Scrubbing deck & inspection of Sea Cadet. Title page: White Ensign. Fp: A Depth Charge. Eps: Cartoons on life in the Navy by Thomas Maybank. Illustrated hard cover. Closed tear to front endpaper, few foxing spots. Very good. 25.3 x 19.

Why we need a Navy. The Navy's work in times of peace... The Navy and the Empire, by Commander Gordon Franklin... The Women's Royal Naval Service.

52754
ROYAL NAVY
THE WONDER BOOK OF THE NAVY
$5.00 AUD

Ward, Lock & Co. Ltd. London. c.1954. 10th Ed., with foreword The British Navy by Earl Jellicoe. 256 PP with nearly 300 b/w photos and 2 pages with 40 arm badges, plus 8 pages with 9 colour illustrations. Half-title page: Scrubbing deck & inspection of Sea Cadet. Title page: White Ensign. Fp: A Depth Charge. Eps: Cartoons on life in the Navy by Thomas Maybank. Illustrated hard cover. Covers rubbed, spine worn. Foxing spots. Very good. 25.3 x 19.

Why we need a Navy. The Navy's work in times of peace... The Navy and the Empire, by Commander Gordon Franklin... The Women's Royal Naval Service.

18855
RULE, Margaret
THE MARY ROSE
$5.00 AUD

Ring Publications. London. 1982. 1st Ed. 60 PP with b/w and colour illust. Inside back cover: The lifting after 437 years under water. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 27.5 x 21.

The excavation and raising of Henry VIII's flagship.

35351
SARPEDON PRESS SERVICES
MARY ROSE - Souvenir Guide
$20.00 AUD

The Mary Rose Trust. Old Portsmouth. 1985. 1985 edition. 64 PP with 35 pages of advertising material and 29 pages with 20 b/w and 78 colour illustrations. Inside front cover: Gun. Pictorial card cover. Near fine. 29.8 x 21.

The Ship, the King and the Princess. The homecoming. The "Mary Rose": Lifestyles in a Tudor Ship, Time, Speed & Distance, The Power of the Longbow... The Final Battle, the legacy.

10203
SAUNDERS, Ross
NO WAY TO TREAT A LADY, Lady Denman is Saved
$10.00 AUD

Lady Denman Park & Museum. Huskisson, NSW. 1986. 1st Ed?. Foreword by John Hatton. 64 PP with b/w photos & 1 map with inset. Pictorial card cover. Very good. 20.5 x 14.7.

Sydney ferry built 1911 in Huskisson on the Currambene Creek. Return to her birthplace where a maritime museum was built and also displays relics of a shipbuilding industry.

21148
SAVOURS, Ann (editor)
SCOTT'S LAST VOYAGE - Through the Antarctic Camera of Herbert Ponting
$10.00 AUD

Praeger. New York. 1975. 1st US edition of the 1974 UK original. 160 PP with 2 maps & 119 b/w photos, plus 4 pages with 4 colour photos by Ponting. Fp: Capt. Robert Falcon Scott. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 25.5 x 19. 0275526704

The camera records of the British Antarctic Expedition of 1910-1913, Scott's last expedition, daily life on board the Terra Nova...

34144
SCHOFIELD, B. B.
BRITISH SEA POWER - Naval Policy in the Twentieth Century
$15.00 AUD

B. T. Batsford. London. 1967. 1st Ed. 271 PP, plus 8 pages with 25 b/w photos. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj is a little rubbed around edges. A near fine copy. 22.8 x 15.

Aftermath of WWI, Naval conferences... Naval policy in the Nuclear Age.

22524
SCOTT, Richard J.
THE STORY OF THE KATHLEEN & MAY
$10.00 AUD

Maritime Trust. London. 1972. 1st Ed. 16 PP with 3 drawings and 31 b/w photos. Inside front cover: Sail plan of the Lizzie May. Inside back cover: Sail, rigging and internal details of the Kathleen & May. Pictorial soft covers with light soiling, o/wise contents near fine. Oblong: 21 x 30.

Story of a schooner employed in the British home trade.

21716
SEDGWICK, Stanley & SPRAKE, Raymond F.
LONDON & OVERSEAS FREIGHTERS LIMITED 1949-1977
$10.00 AUD

World Ship Society. London. 1977. 1st Ed. 60 PP with 70 b/w photos. Inside card cover: Founders of L.O.F. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21.7 x 14. 0905617010

A short history & fleet list.

15209
SIMPER, Robert
VICTORIAN AND EDWARDIAN YACHTING From Old Photographs
$20.00 AUD

Batsford. London. 1984. Reprint of the 1978 original. No pagination, 120 pages with 110 b/w photos. Fp: Frank Beken with his camera in the launch "Rosabelle". Hard cover, dj. Light foxing on prelims and last pages, otherwise a fine copy. 25.2 x 19. 0713409142

A period when yachts were very photogenic.

18423
SIMPER, Robert
BRITAIN'S MARITIME HERITAGE
$15.00 AUD

David & Charles. Newton Abbot. 1982. 1st Ed. 392 PP with b/w & col. illust. (paintings, photos, plans, ..). Fp: Coastal trader loading timber. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 22.8 x 15.2. 0715381776

Early voyages of discovery to shipbuilders & engineers of the 19th & 20th century. From the coracles and the Brixham trawlers, to the tea clippers & the dreadnoughts.

15169
SJOVOLD, Thorleif
THE VIKING SHIPS IN OSLO
$20.00 AUD

Universitetets Oldsaksamling. Oslo. 1985. 1st Ed. 80 PP with b/w illustrations (1 map, 3 sets of line drawings, 2 plans and 22 photos) & 6 colour photos. Inside front cover: Plan of the Viking Ship Hall. Inside back cover: Plan of the Oseberg Collections. Stiff covers, pictorial front. Near fine. 24 x 17.

The Oseberg Find, the Gokstad Find, the Borre Find, ..

62303
SMITH, Eugene W.
PASSENGER SHIPS OF THE WORLD, PAST AND PRESENT
$30.00 AUD

George H. Dean. Boston. 1963. 1st Ed. (4), IV, 1002 PP with 182 b/w photos. Fp: "Savannah" (1961), World's first nuclear powered merchant ship. Cloth cover, gilt title (dulled) on front cover and spine, dj (a little rubbed). One tiny repaired tear on title-page, o/wise a near fine copy. Scarce. Small format: 17.2 x 11.6.

Vast encyclopedia of oceanic passenger transportation. Trans-Atlantic Passenger Ships, Trans-Pacific Passenger Ships, Trans-Pacific Passenger Ships via Panama Canal, Latin American Passenger Ships, and Passenger Ships to Africa and the Eastern Oceans. Index: P. 957 to 1002, on two columns.

36511
SMITH, J. W. & HOLDEN, T. S.
WHERE SHIPS ARE BORN - Sunderland 1346-1946, A History of Shipbuilding on the River Wear
$50.00 AUD

Thomas Reed. London. 1947. 2nd impression of the 1946 original. (6), 98 PP, plus 62 pages with 85 b/w photos. Pictorial papered boards, cloth spine, dust jacket. Dust jacket has chips and a few pieces missing and is in a protective sleeve. Contents are near fine. Image shows cover and dust jacket. Scarce. 21.5 x 14.

75320
SMITH, Windas
H.M.A.S. LATROBE - The Story of an Australian Corvette, 1942-1946
$30.00 AUD

Author. Hobart. 1987. 1st Ed. (I), 87 PP with b/w illustrations (1 menu, 2 crests and 3 photos), plus 1 large folded map of Australia's Northern reaches and Appendix tipped-in on inside back cover. Title page: Crest of "Latrobe". Near fine. Scarce. 24.5 x 17. 0731609808

One of the 60 Bathurst Class minesweepers, related by her last war-time Captain.

36519
SMYTH, Dacre
HISTORIC SHIPS OF AUSTRALIA - A Third Book of Paintings, Poetry and Prose
$20.00 AUD

Author. Melbourne. 1982. 1st Ed. Foreword by Admiral Lionel Lockwood. 139 PP comprising 82 col. paintings. Eps: Location map of historic Australian ships. Hard cover, dj. Fine. Dedicatory note on half title page dated May 1983, and signed by author. 20.8 x 22. 0959519831

35978
SOMNER, Graeme
DP&L - A History of the Dundee, Perth & London Shipping Company Ltd and Associated Shipping Companies
$10.00 AUD

World Ship Society. Kendal. 1995. 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

35830
SPENCER, Chas. L.
KNOTS, SPLICES AND FANCY WORK
$25.00 AUD

Brown, Son & Ferguson. Glasgow. 1946. Reprint of the 4th edition of 1946, with supplement incorporated. XVIII, 206 PP with over 380 figures (drawings and b/w photos). Fp: Handle or shackle for a sea chest. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Note on front endpaper, o/wise near fine. 21 x 17.

15917
SPROULE, Anna
PORT OUT, STARBOARD HOME - The Rise and Fall of the Ocean Passage
$10.00 AUD

Blandford. London. 1978. 1st Ed. 128 PP with 100 b/w illustrations (sketches, line drawings, photos). Eps: Departure of P & O steamer Sumatra from Southampton for India. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 25 x 19. 0713785225

An illustrated tribute to the great ships (sail then steam) which carried rich & poor across the oceans, colonial armies to the outposts of empire and troops to the battlefields.

33582
STAMMERS, M. K.
HISTORIC SHIPS
$5.00 AUD

Shire Publications. London. 1987. 1st Ed., No.200 in the Shire Album series. 32 PP with 28 b/w illust. Pictorial soft cover. Well used, covers rubbed and creased, o/wise fair. 21 x 15. 0852638949

Sailing ships, steam & motor ships, warships, fishing vessels, pleasure boats and harbour service vessels.

10474
STANNARD, Bruce
BEN LEXCEN - The Man, the Keel and the Cup
$10.00 AUD

Faber & Faber. London. 1984. 1st Ed. 149 PP with 7 sketch maps, 9 plans, and 37 b/w photos. Fp: Ben Lexcen. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 25 x 19. 0571133967

18729
STANTON HOPE, W. E.
OCEAN ODYSSEY - A Record of the Fighting Merchant Navy
$15.00 AUD

Eyre & Spottiswoode. London. 1945. July 1945 reprint of the November 1944 original. 220 PP, plus 16 b/w plates and frontispiece. Fp: Veteran Harry Edwards, aged seventy-one. Soft cover, dj. Near fine. 21.6 x 14.

Many exploits of sailors during the first years of WWII. Convoy to Malta, Murmansk, prisoner of a surface raider, training & conditions of merchant sailors..

33020
STILL, William N. Jr., TAYLOR, John M. & DELANEY, Norman C.
RAIDERS & BLOCKADERS - The American Civil War Afloat
$15.00 AUD

Brassey's. Washington. 1998. 1st Ed. IX, 263 PP with 33 b/w illust. Title page: CSS Florida, Bulloch's first acquisition in Britain. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 23.6 x 15.5. 1574881647

22687
TIPPING, Marjorie
CONVICTS UNBOUND - The Story of the "Calcutta" Convicts and their Settlement in Australia
$145.00 AUD

Viking O'Neil. Melbourne. 1988. 1st Ed. XIII, 353 PP with b/w illust. Title spread: HMS Calcutta, off Rochefort, Bay of Biscay. Eps: Map of Van Diemen's Land. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 29.2 x 21.7. 9780670900688

The lives and experiences of the 308 convicts transported on board HMS Calcutta in 1803.

33753
TOGHILL, Jeff
THE JAMES CRAIG - Her history, recovery and restoration
$10.00 AUD

Reed. Sydney. 1978. 1st Ed. 32 PP with 1 ship profile, 1 map, 9 b/w and 48 colour photos. Inside back cover: 2 b/w photos of the James Craig: under full canvas, and in her port of registry. Pictorial soft cover (painting of James Craig by Oswald Brett). Covers with light wear, o/wise very good. 24 x 18.5. 0589500597

Launched 18 February 1874 as Clan Macleod from the Sunderland shipyard. Sold to J.J. Craig shipowner of Auckland New Zealand 15 August 1899 and renamed James Craig on 14 December 1905...

34483
TOMLINSON, H. M. (editor)
GREAT SEA STORIES OF THE WORLD
$10.00 AUD

Chancellor Press. London. 1991. Reprint of the 1930 original. 896 PP. Laminated pictorial boards. Occasional foxing. Fine. 21.6 x 15.3. 1851520872

An anthology of 108 sea stories by famous authors: Defoe, Dumas, Melville, Conrad...

13345
TRASK, David F.
CAPTAINS & CABINETS - Anglo-American Naval Relations, 1917-1918
$15.00 AUD

University of Missouri Press. Columbia, Missouri, USA. 1972. 1st Ed. 396 PP with 16 b/w photos, 2 maps, 3 graphs and 3 tables. Title spread: Convoy. Eps: Aerial view of the German High Sea Fleet lying at anchor in Kiel Harbor. Cloth cover, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 24 x 15. 0826201296

18590
VILLAR, Captain Roger
MERCHANT SHIPS AT WAR - The Falklands Experience
$15.00 AUD

Conway / Lloyd's of London Press. London. 1984. 1st Ed. 190 PP, (2 Index) with 132 b/w illust. (plan, paintings, photos...) in text. Fp: The Atlantic Conveyor in her aircraft ferry role. Hard cover, dj. Signature of previous owner on FFEP, o/wise fine. 25 x 19. 0851772986

35694
WARNER, Oliver
GREAT SEA BATTLES
$10.00 AUD

Spring Books / Hamlyn. London. 1970. 2nd impression of the 1968 edition (1963 original). 304 PP with 48 colour and 398 bw illust. (maps, charts, paintings, photos ..). Fp: Paul Jones in the Bonhomme Richard engaged with Pearson in the Serapis at the Battle of Flamborough Head. Illustrated endpapers. Blue cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Few foxing spots on endpapers. Near fine. 32.2 x 24.8. 0600016501

From the Battle of Lepanto in 1571 to the Battle of Leyte Gulf in 1944.

35615
WARRING, R. H.
RADIO CONTROLLED MODEL BOATS
$10.00 AUD

Argus Books. London. 1981. 1st Ed. 124 PP with 52 b/w photos and over 75 figures. Pictorial card cover. Covers rubbed and creased, name of previous owner inside front cover. Good. 21 x 14.7. 0852425694

36695
WASHINGTON, George
WASHINGTON'S OFFICIAL MAP OF YORKTOWN
$15.00 AUD

National Archives. Washington. 1964. Reprint of the 1952 edition. National Archives Facsimile No. 21. (2), 6 PP with 1 head piece, plus colour map at centre fold. Soft cover, title vignette pasted down on front cover, bound with a tie. Staples removed, o/wise very good. 41.6 x 27.3.

A facsimile reproduction of the map of Yorktown at the time of Cornwallis' surrender, which resulted in American independence.

36331
WATSON, Bruce W.
THE CHANGING FACE OF THE WORLD'S NAVIES: 1945 to the Present
$5.00 AUD

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

35663
WELLINGS, H. P.
BENJAMIN BOYD IN AUSTRALIA (1842-1849)
$5.00 AUD

D.S. Ford Printer. Sydney. No date, c. 1970. Reprint. 48 PP with 1 head piece, 1 tail piece, and 11 b/w illust. Soft cover. Very good. 21.3 x 13.8.

Shipping Magnate: Merchant: Banker: Pastoralist and Station Owner: Member of the Legislative Council: Town Planner: Whaler.

33028
WHITLEY, M. J.
CRUISERS OF WORLD WAR TWO - An International Encyclopedia
$50.00 AUD

Naval Institute Press. Annapolis. 1995. 1st US Ed. 288 PP with tables and 395 b/w illust. (photos and line drawings). Title spread: "Chester" on 20 july 1943. Hard cover, dj (in a protective mylar sleeve). Neat ex-libris stamp of previous owner, o/wise a fine copy. Scarce. 25.2 x 24.8. 1557501416

35870
WILLIAMS, David L.
WHITE'S OF COWES - 'White's-built, well-built!'
$25.00 AUD

Silver Link Publishing. Peterborough, UK. 1993. 1st Ed., in the Maritime Heritage series. 96 PP with 1 family tree, 8 plans and 160 b/w illust. Half title page: Launch of the destroyer Fury, 10 September 1934. Title page: HMS Faulknor. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 27.5 x 21.4. 1957940113

The history and heritage of a famous shipbuilder, based on original manuscript notes by Raymond F. Sprake.

35993
WINSTANLEY, Anthony (Tony) F.
UNDER EIGHT FLAGS - An account of 55 years at sea - Volume I: 1937-1947
$30.00 AUD

Self-published. Victoria, B.C., Canada. 1995. 1st Ed. ("The Unexpurgated Version"). Foreword by Scott Leaney (1994) & Foreword by the author (1995). (6), VII, 211 PP with 2 maps, 2 colour illustrations and 31 b/w photos. Fp (in colour): The Mandalay. Title page: the Salween at Rangoon 1950. Pictorial card cover. Dedicatory note inside front cover dated and signed by the author. Covers a little soiled with a few small creases, o/wise fine. 21.6 x 14. 0969992009

Born in London in 1920, the author first went to sea at the age of 16. His first eleven years at sea. Sailing on cargo and passenger ships, even working in New Zealand for the N.Z. State Railway.

14776
WINTER, L. B.
NOR THEY UNDERSTAND
$25.00 AUD

Jacaranda Press. Brisbane. 1966. 1st Ed. XV, 179 PP with 6 charts (4 on double page), plus 26 pages with 44 b/w photos. Fp: As we Dream. Name of previous owner on half title page. Hard cover, dj. Short rubbed patch at head of spine of cover and dust jacket . Top corner of front endpaper clipped. Otherwise contents near fine. 22.5 x 14.

Sailing experiences on cargo/passenger ship and his own yacht Brynhildr, brought from Scotland to Sydney on the M/V Cedric, vessel of Shaw Savill Line where he served as doctor.

35934
WINTON, John
AIR POWER AT SEA 1939-45
$15.00 AUD

Thomas Y. Crowell. New York. 1977. 1st US Ed. 185, (2 index) PP with 12 drawings and 128 b/w photos. Title spread: Douglas SBD Dauntless on an auxiliary aircraft carrier in the Atlantic. FEP: Map of Europe and the Mediterranean sea. REP: Map of the Pacific war theatre. Hard cover, dj. Neat name stamp of previous owner on FEP. Near fine. 25.5 x 19. 0690012225

The influence of air power: successes and failures. The use of aircraft: torpedo strike, fighter defence over fleets and convoys, support to assault troups landing, mine-laying, air-sea rescue...

72484
WINTON, John
THE DEATH OF THE SCHARNHORST
$20.00 AUD

Cassell. London. 2000. Cassell Military Paperback ed. X, 182 PP with 4 maps, plus 16 pages with 1 cartoon and 24 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Neat name stamp of previous owner on half-title page, o/wise fine. 20 x 13. 0304355208

26th December 1943 off North Cape, Norway.

36578
WOODROOFFE, Thomas
VANTAGE AT SEA - England's Emergence as an Oceanic Power
$10.00 AUD

St Martins Press. New York. 1958. 1st US Ed. 302 PP with 5 maps, plus 12 plates with 17 b/w illustrations. Fp: Ship on the starboard tack, 1565. Cloth cover, dj (price-clipped). Near fine. 23.5 x 15.5.

Her activities at sea with Hawkins, Drake.... against the Spanish colonies which led to the defeat of the Spanish Armada.