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34579
AMERICA'S CUP
WINNING & DEFENDING THE CUP
$10.00 AUD

Angus & Robertson. Sydney. 1986. 1st Ed. (6), 90 PP with maps and plans, and 49 colour photos, plus large folded chart Approaches to Fremantle. Fp: Photo of the America's Cup. Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. 28.5 x 21.5. 020715421X

36757
ANDREWS, Dr Chris, EXELL, Adrian & CARRINGTON, Dr Neville
THE MANUAL OF FISH HEALTH
$10.00 AUD

Tetra Press. Morris Plains, N.J., USA. 1988. 1st Ed. 208 PP with 300 colour photographs and illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24.6 x 17. 03923880375

This comprehensive manual promotes a deeper understanding of fish, their environment and the diseases that affect them.

34726
[ANONYMOUS]
MARITIME DISCOVERY AND ADVENTURE
$10.00 AUD

W. & R. Chambers. London. c.1890. A Prize and Presentation book. 224, (32 adv.) PP with headpieces, tailpieces and 16 b/w illust. Fp: Selkirk falling over the precipice. Cloth cover, illustrated front cover, gilt title on spine. Speckling on front edge of front cover and spine. Internally very good. 18.8 x 12.5.

Tales of life on the ocean: Columbus' discovery of America. The South Sea Marauders: Henry Morgan, William Dampier... Narrative of the Dee a missing Whaler.

14889
ARENSON, Sarah
THE ENCIRCLED SEA - The Mediterranean Maritime Civilization
$10.00 AUD

Constable. London. 1990. 1st Ed. XII, 205 PP with 9 maps & 49 b/w illust., plus 24 pages with 41 colour photos. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24 x 17. 009469480X

The contribution of the Mediterranean civilisations to our modern world. The people living on its edges, ship construction, port engineering, naval warfare...

36799
ARTHUR, Max
THE TRUE GLORY - The Royal Navy: 1914-1939
$10.00 AUD

Hodder & Stoughton. London. 1996. 1st Ed. XII, 292 PP, plus 16 pages with 29 b/w photos. Eps: Crew of H.M.S. Barham. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24 x 16. 0340623012

36564
AUSTRALIAN SHIPPING
AUSTRALIAN SHIPPING 1983
$5.00 AUD

A. G. P. S. / Department of Transport. Canberra. 1983. 1st Ed. VI, 70 PP with 16 tables. Pictorial soft cover (River Boyne). Near fine. 24.7 x 17.5.

Data as at 30 June 1983. Trading Fleet and Trading Ships... Passenger ferries... Dry docks.

10044
BADDELEY, Jon
ANTIQUITES NAUTIQUES
$25.00 AUD

Ars Mundi. Paris. 1994. 1st French edition of the 1993 UK original Nautical Antiques & Collectables. 160 PP with b/w & colour illust. Fp: Cunard passenger ship Mauretania. Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing. Near fine. French text. 28.8 x 24.5. 2869010958

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

37002
BALLARD, Robert D. & HIVELY, Will
THE ETERNAL DARKNESS - A Personal History of Deep-Sea Exploration
$15.00 AUD

Allen & Unwin. Sydney. 2000. 1st Australian edition. XII, 388 PP with 70 b/w illustrations, plus 8 pages with 16 colour illustrations (2 renderings and 14 photos). Title spread: Rendering by artist Ken Marschall of the Titanic's bow section. Cloth cover, dj. Fine. 23.6 x 15.6. 1865082880

10199
BANKS, M. R. & SMITH, S. J. (editors)
PROCEEDINGS OF THE SYMPOSIUM ON MACQUARIE ISLAND (in Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania - Volume 122, Part I.)
$25.00 AUD

Royal Society of Tasmania. Hobart. 1987. IV, (2), 318 PP with tables, b/w figures (graphs, maps) & b/w photo plates. Pictorial soft covers. Near fine. 25 x 17.2.

Thirty-three papers presented at this Symposium (May 11-15, 1987) covering all aspects of the island: history/discovery (sealing), earth sciences (geology, vegetation), meteorology, biological sciences (flora & fauna) and physics...

18814
BATHE, B. W.
SHIP MODELS - 1: From Earliest Times to 1700 AD
$10.00 AUD

HMSO. London. 1969. 2nd impression of 2nd edition of 1966. No. 1 in the Science Museum illustrated booklet series. No pagination, 48 pages with 20 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 14.8 x 14.8.

History of the sailing ship up to 1700 AD, based on ship models from the Science Museum.

10800
BAUMBER, Michael
GENERAL-AT-SEA - Robert Blake and the Seventeenth-Century Revolution in Naval Warfare
$15.00 AUD

John Murray. London. 1989. 1st Ed. (X), 284 PP with 18 maps & battle plans, plus 8 pages with 14 b/w illust. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Fine. 24 x 16. 0719547067

Biography of this soldier, turned sailor: actions during the English Civil War, the Dutch, the Spanish in the Mediterranean.

34341
BAYER v. BAYERSBURG, Heinrich
SCHIFF VERLASSEN! 1914-1918
$5.00 AUD

Bergland Verlag. Wien. 1965. 1st Ed. Volume 316/318 in the Osterreich-Reihe series. 132, (4 adv.) PP, plus 10 pages with 14 b/w illust. Soft cover. German text. Foxing. Near fine. 17.8 x 11.5.

The forsaken Fleet 1914-1918.

34228
BELL, Douglas
SEAMEN OF BRITAIN
$10.00 AUD

Thomas Nelson and Sons. London. 1943. 1st Ed. VII, 8-288 PP, plus 8 b/w plates. Fp: Admiral Lord Nelson. Cloth cover, dj. War economy paper, foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. 22.2 x 15.

Accounts of British Seamen from the days of Chaucer's Shipman of Dartmouth to the men who boarded the Altmark in 1940.

33292
BIEL, Steven (editor)
TITANICA - The Disaster of the Century in Poetry, Song, and Prose
$10.00 AUD

W. W. Norton. New York. 1998. 1st Ed. 202 PP with 8 b/w illust. Fp: In memory of Titanic Heroes. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 21 x 13.8. 0393318737

Poems. Sermons and Religious views. Songs. News and other Timely Reflections. Advertisements.

35425
BISHOP, Chris
FIREPOWER - SEA WARFARE
$10.00 AUD

Brown Packaging Books. London. 1999. 1st Ed. 175 PP with b/w and colour illustrations, including 7 gatefold cut-away artworks. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Fine. 30.2 x 23.5. 1897884532

Fast Attack craft - Naval Fighters - Ballistic missile submarines - Supercarriers - Amphibious assault - Light Carriers - Battleships.

12453
BONNER-SMITH, D. (editor)
THE BARRINGTON PAPERS, Selected From the Letters and Papers of Admiral The Hon. Samuel Barrington - Volume I
$25.00 AUD

Navy Records Society. London. 1937. 1st Ed. Publications of the Navy Records Society, volume 77. Vol. I: X, 464, (14 members) PP, plus 1 b/w plate and 1 folded plate on the state and condition of the forts and settlements on the coast of Africa. Fp: Admiral The Hon. Samuel Barrington. Includes a folded table on the state and condition of the forts and settlement on the coast of Africa Navy blue/cream buckram buckram, gilt device on front cover and gilt title on spine. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 24.2 x 15.5.

Towards the peace of 1748 followed by his various commands: HMS Seahorse, 1748, HMS Crown, 1753, HMS Norwich, 1754, the war with France, HMS Achilles 1757...

36281
BONSALL, Thomas E.
TITANIC - The Story of the Great White Star Line Trio: The Olympic, the Titanic and the Britannic
$15.00 AUD

Gallery Books. New York. 1989. 1st printing of the 2nd edition of 1989 (original of 1987). 64 PP with 19 colour and 64 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Fine. Oblong: 23.5 x 29.2. 0831787740

18389
BOWEN, John (Editor)
MODEL SHIPWRIGHT 40 - A Quarterly Journal of Ships and Ship Models - Number 40
$15.00 AUD

Conway. London. 1982. Issue No. 40, June 1982. 72 PP with b/w illust. Pictorial card covers. Near fine. 24 x 18.5. 0851772315

Contents include: Eye of the Wind, Part 1, HMS Tartar (1755), An English Herring Buss of 1750, Early Swivel Guns, ...

16520
BRAMWELL, Martyn (editor)
THE MACMILLAN ATLAS OF THE OCEANS
$30.00 AUD

Macmillan. Melbourne. 1977. 1st Australian edition. 208 PP profusely illustrated in colour with tables, glossary & extensive index at rear. Cloth cover, dj. Fine. Large format: 37 x 28. 0333229991

Includes sections on the ocean realm, Man's oceanic quest, life in the oceans, the great resource, the face of the deep and encyclopedia of marine life.

33802
BROAD, William J.
THE UNIVERSE BELOW - Discovering the Secrets of the Deep Sea
$10.00 AUD

Simon & Schuster. New York. 1997. 1st Ed. 432 PP with 30 illustrations by Dimitry Schidlovsky. Title page: Fish and giant squid of Pacific abyss. Hard cover, dj. Remainder mark on lower outside edge, o/wise fine. 24.2 x 16. 0684811081

P. 333 to 338: Chronology of Deep Exploration. P.341 to 363: Glossary from Abyss to Zooplancton.

37026
BRODIE, W. A. D.
MELBOURNE, the water's edge
$15.00 AUD

Rigby. Adelaide. 1978. 1st Ed. 95 PP with 1 map, 2 b/w illust. and 66 colour plates. Hard cover, dj. Fine. Oblong. 22.2 x 28.7. 0727004735

37364
BROWN, Joseph E.
THE GOLDEN SEA - Man's Underwater Adventures
$10.00 AUD

Cassell. London. 1974. 1st UK Ed. 214 PP with b/w or colour illustrations (diving location maps & photos). Cloth cover, dj (chipped). Near fine. 32 x 22. 0304295043

The incredible story of Man's adventures in the sea (treasures won and lost, sunken cities, dangers, etc...).

37032
BROXAM, Graeme & NASH, Michael
TASMANIAN SHIPWRECKS - Volume 2 1900-1999
$100.00 AUD

Navarine Publishing. Canberra. 2000. 1st Ed., No. 54 in the Roebuck series. XIV, 402 PP with 7 maps and 207 b/w illust. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine (as new condition). 25.8 x 18.2. 0958656169

36813
BUCHET, Christian (editor)
L'HOMME, LA SANTE ET LA MER
$25.00 AUD

Honoré Champion. Paris. 1997. 1st Ed., in the Sciences, Techniques et Civilisations du Moyen Age à l'aube des Lumières series. 526 PP with 1 map, 2 graphs and tables. Pictorial card cover. Near fine. French text. 22 x 15. 2852036819

24 papers (1 in English, 1 in German, 1 in Portuguese and 21 in French) presented during the International seminar on Man, Health and the Sea, held in Paris 5th and 6 December 1995. Disease on French Slavers during the 18th century by Jean-Michel Deveau... Medicine and Science in the British Navy of the 18th century by N. A. M. Rodger... German Hospital ships during the World War II, by Hans Schadewaldt...

57978
BUCKNALL, Rixon
BOAT TRAINS AND CHANNEL PACKETS - The English Short Sea Routes
$20.00 AUD

Vincent Stuart. London. 1957. 1st Ed. XI, 218 PP with 111 figures (1 drawing, 21 sketch maps, and 89 photos). Fp (in colour): The Boat Train, South Eastern Railway, Dover Harbour. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket chipped. Slight ageing and faint foxing of paper, o/wise near fine. 25 x 19.

Ports of Dover, Folkestone and London, ferries and railway lines.

35625
CANBY, Courtlandt
A HISTORY OF SHIPS AND SEAFARING
$5.00 AUD

Leisure Arts. London. c. 1965. 3rd British edition in the New Illustrated Library of Science and Invention, of the 1962 original published by Editions Rencontre in Switzerland. 120 PP with 136 b/w and 33 colour illust. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover. Small sellotape marks on front endpaper. Occasional foxing, o/wise very good. 26.8 x 17.

An account of the development of ships and their impact on history.

17738
CHARLWOOD, Don
WRECKS & REPUTATIONS - The Loss of the Schomberg and Loch Ard
$15.00 AUD

Angus & Robertson. Sydney. 1977. 1st Ed. XIV, 190 PP with 2 maps, 2 plans (rig & sail) in text plus 16 pages with 23 b/w illust. Eps: The Great Circle Route. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 19.8 x 13.5. 0207130655

The end of two tall ships on the South-west coast of Victoria in 1855 and 1878.

36368
CLEGG, W. Paul
BRITISH SHIPPING
$10.00 AUD

Ian Allan. London. 1988. 1st Ed. 128 PP with 8 plans and 139 b/w photos. Title spread: Sealink St Christopher. Half title page: Seaforth Monarch. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 22.5 x 14. 0711017875

36546
COCKCROFT, Barry
FATAL CALL OF THE RUNNING TIDE - Lifeboat Rescues and Sea Dramas
$10.00 AUD

Hodder & Stoughton. London. 1995. 1st Ed. X, 198 PP, plus 16 pages with 20 b/w and 16 colour photos. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing. Fine. 24.2 x 15.8. 034063524X

36580
COLBY, Jean Poindexter
MYSTIC SEAPORT - The Age of Sail
$20.00 AUD

Hastings House. New York. 1970. 1st Ed., in the Famous Museum series. 96 PP with 3 maps, 3 drawings and 38 b/w photos by Louis S. Martel. Title spread: West part of the village. Cloth cover, library binding, dj. Signs of old water damage on lower part of pages (a little wavy), not affecting text and otherwise a near fine copy. 23.5 x 15.8. 803846525

36417
COOMBES, Nigel
WHITE FUNNEL MAGIC
$20.00 AUD

Twelveheads Press. Truro, Cornwall. 1995. 1st Ed. 120 PP with over 200 b/w illust. (menus, posters, photos). Eps: Campbell's Sailings schedules for 1937. Hard cover, dj. Fine. Oblong: 20.2 x 21.2. 0906294347

Account of the passenger services of P & A Campbell's White Funnel steamers of the Bristol Channel.

36656
CORNELL, Gwenda
PACIFIC ODYSSEY
$10.00 AUD

Adlard Coles. London. 1985. 1st Ed. (6), 218 PP with 1 map, plus 8 pages with 17 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 22.2 x 14.3. 0229117589

A five-year voyage to the unusual and usual ports: Pitcairn, Gambier, Tuvalu, Tikopia, Trobriands, ...

16861
COWBURN, Philip
THE WARSHIP IN HISTORY
$10.00 AUD

Macmillan. London. 1966. 1st UK edition of the 1965 US original. XVIII, 364 PP with 138 b/w illustrations. Title-page: Battle of Manila 14/12/1600: Dutch attacked by the Spaniards. Cloth cover, dj. Occasional foxing, o/wise near fine. 24 x 17.

Study of the development of warships, from the first used by the Pharaohs in Egypt to the threshold of the nuclear age.

33693
CUMES, J. W. C.
THEIR CHASTITY WAS NOT TOO RIGID - Leisure Times in Early Australia
$15.00 AUD

Longman Cheshire / Reed. Melbourne / Sydney. 1979. 1st Ed. XI, 378 PP with 2 drawings and 51 figures. Fp: Cricket at Melbourne, 1841 (in colour). Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 24 x 16. 0582714567

36339
CURTSINGER, Bill
DISCOVERY IN LABRADOR: A 16th-Century Whaling Basque Port and its Sunken Fleet (in National Geographic Magazine - Volume 168)
$10.00 AUD

National Geographic Society. Washington. 1985. July 1985. Contains article between P.40 and 71 with 2 maps, 1 b/w and 28 colour illust. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 25.4 x 17.5.

Whaling in the Strait of Belle Isle.

33804
DARWIN, Francis
THE LIFE OF CHARLES DARWIN
$10.00 AUD

Senate. London. 1995. Reprint of the second edition of 1902 (original of 1892). (10), 348 PP with 1 facsimile of letter and 3 b/w photos (poor quality). Fp: Photo of Charles Darwin. Pictorial soft cover. Occasional foxing, o/wise near fine. 21.5 x 13.5. 185958148X

Portrait and biography of Charles Darwin: the man and the scientist.

36395
DAWLISH, Peter
THE SEA STORY OMNIBUS
$15.00 AUD

Collins. London. 1956. Reprint of the 1956 original. 128 PP with b/w drawings, plus 4 colour plates. Fp: Arthur, incapable of movement, could only lie and stare downward. Pictorial boards, dj (price-clipped). Foxing, o/wise very good. 26 x 20.5.

Vivid pen pictures of ships and the rugged men who sail them. 6 stories and 8 articles and strip features for young adults.

32961
de BONNEFOUX, Pierre-Marie-Joseph & PARIS, E.
LE DICTIONNAIRE DE LA MARINE A VOILE
$50.00 AUD

René Baudouin. Paris. 1980. Reprint of the 2nd edition of 1856. (2), XVI, 776 PP, plus 30 pages for 7 plates with 180 figures (originally folding plates). Hard cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Light foxing on prelims and on outside edges. Near fine. French text. 31.8 x 21.2.

French Maritime Dictionary with English equivalent between brackets. From Arab (Turkish sailor) to Zugyte. Pages 748 to 774: English / French vocabulary, from Aback to Youngster.

18138
DE DURANTI de LIRONCOURT, M.
INSTRUCTION ELEMENTAIRE ET RAISONNEE SUR LA CONSTRUCTION - PRATIQUE DES VAISSEAUX en forme de dictionnaire
$40.00 AUD

Editions Omega. Nice. c. 1990? Facsimile reprint of the 1771 original. XXXII, 272 PP, plus large folded table loosely inserted. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover, gilt title "Construction-Pratique des Vaisseaux" on spine. French text. Fine. 20.2 x 13.5.

Dictionary giving all information & instructions necessary for building ships.

18296
de MARE, Eric
THE NAUTICAL STYLE - An Aspect of the Functional Tradition
$15.00 AUD

Architectural Press. Londoin. 1973. 1st Ed. 88 PP with b/w illust. (drawings, photos ...). Fp: Aquatint of Whitehaven. Eps: Breakers. Hard cover, dj. Very good. Oblong: 21 x 26. 0851394477

Pictorial: sea walls, piers & harbours, docks, lighthouses, etc..

36070
DEAR, Ian
MARINES AT WAR
$10.00 AUD

Ian Allan. London. 1982. 1st Ed. 128 PP with 20 maps and plans, and 174 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Fine. 29.8 x 22. 0711011478

Wake Island, Guadalcanal, Tarawa, Iwo Jima... Walcheren.

32987
DELORME, Philippe
LES PRINCES DE LA MER
$15.00 AUD

Editions Balland. Paris. 1998. 1st Ed. 382 PP. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. French text. 21.7 x 14. 2715811586

The first trading merchant: Hannon of Carthage... Discovery of America by Leif Eriksson... Prince Henry the Navigator and the opening of the world... Crowned oceanographers: Albert the 1st of Monaco and Carlos the 1st of Portugal...

37397
DODGE, Ernest S.
BEYOND THE CAPES - Pacific Exploration from Captain Cook to the Challenger 1776-1877
$5.00 AUD

Little, Brown & Co. Boston. 1971. 1st US edition. XV, 429 PP with 3 maps, 1 plan, 6 charts & 50 b/w illustrations. Fp (in colour): British survey ship cruising in the South Seas. Eps: Map of Central Pacific between the 30th parallels. Cloth cover. Faint stains on outside edges, note on verso of front endpaper, o/wise near fine. 24 x 16.

18556
DUNN, Laurence (editor)
A SOURCE BOOK OF SHIPS
$10.00 AUD

Ward Lock. London. 1973. Reprint of the 1970 original. 160 PP with over 150 bw illust. (drawings, paintings, photos). Fp: The Great Tea Race of 1866. Hard cover, dj. Signature of previous owner on front endpaper, o/wise very good. Oblong: 12.2 x 17.5. 706312155

All types of shipping, from oar propelled Greek galley to container ship.

36767
DURBIDGE, Ellie & COVACEVICH, Jeanette
NORTH STRADBROKE ISLAND
$10.00 AUD

Stradbroke Island Management Organisation. Brisbane. 1981. 1st Ed. 168 PP with 35 figures and 142 b/w photos. Fp: Sand dunes, Main Beach. Pictorial soft cover rubbed with a few creases and a repaired tear, o/wise very good. 24 x 17.5. 0959398309

Natural environment: Flora and Fauna. Social environment: Aborigines, White settlement, shipwrecks, industries.

34029
DUYKER, Edward
PRECIOUS AS GOLD (in National Library of Australia News - Vol X, No. 1, October 1999)
$10.00 AUD

National Library of Australia. Canberra. 1999. Volume X, No. 1, October 1999. Includes article P. 7 to 10 with 2 colour and 3 b/w illust. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.8 x 20.7.

Between 1852 and 1861 many women accompanied their husbands to the Australian goldfields.

32739
DYALL, Valentine
A FLOOD OF MUTINY
$10.00 AUD

Hutchinson. London. 1957. 1st Ed. 222 PP. Cloth cover, dj (chipped). Stamp of previous owner on front endpaper and short dedicatory note. Faint foxing, o/wise very good. 20.4 x 13.5.

The Indian Mutiny of 1857. Battleship Potemkin. Mutiny on the Bounty...

37051
EARLE, Sylvia Alice
SEA CHANGE - A Message of the Oceans
$30.00 AUD

G. P. Putnam's Sons. New York. c. 1996. Reprint of the 1995 original. XXII, 362 PP with text illustrations, plus 32 pages with 58 b/w photos. Hard cover, device in blind on front cover, dj. Fine. 23.5 x 16. 0399140603

An insider's introduction to Marine Biology, a powerful brief for the endandered life of the seas, by a leading explorer of our time.

36401
EDWARDS, Bernard
THE GREY WIDOW-MAKER
$15.00 AUD

London. 1990. Robert Hale. 1st Ed. 192 PP, plus 8 pages with 12 b/w illust. Hard cover, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise fine. 22.2 x 14.2. 0709041918

24 disasters at sea: Grosvenor East Indiaman - Her Majesty's troop-ship Birkenhead - Californian and Titanic... 236,000-tonne Liberian tanker Caribbean Breeze caught in 1985 by the Iran/Iraq conflict.

36555
ELLIOTT, Colin
MARITIME HERITAGE - The story of Britain's preserved historic ships and where to see them
$5.00 AUD

Tops'l Books / Maritime Trust. London. 1981. 1st Ed. 64 PP with 53 b/w photos. Title page: seamanship training aboard the Foudroyant. Inside back cover: barge Cambria. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 24 x 18.5. 0906397073

30750
ELLIS, C. Hamilton
A PICTURE HISTORY OF SHIPS
$10.00 AUD

Hulton Press. London. 1957. 1st Ed., in the Hulton's Picture Histories series. 16 PP, plus 154 pages with 406 b/w illust. Title page: Launching. Cloth cover, gilt title and device on front cover and spine, dj. (price clipped). Dust jacket with pieces missing at top and bottom of spine, o/wise a fine copy. 28.6 x 22.

49384
ELLIS, C. Hamilton
SHIPS. A Pictorial History from Noah's Ark to the U. S. S. United States
$15.00 AUD

Peebles Press. New York. 1974. 1st US edition of "A Picture History of Ships". 16 PP, plus 154 pages with 406 b/w illustrations. Fp (in colour): The United States Frigate Constellation. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Faint foxing. Near fine. 28.2 x 22. 0856900079

18603
EVANS, Wilson P.
DEEDS NOT WORDS
$15.00 AUD

Hawthorn Press. Melbourne. 1971. 1st Ed. (6), 200 PP plus 16 pages with 30 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 22 x 14. 725600292

The Victorian Naval Forces provided the keel on which the Commonwealth, and ultimately the Royal Australian Navies were built.

18431
FAGAN, Jim, JOY, William & DEILEY, Russell
CAPTAIN COOK - His Artists - His Voyages
$10.00 AUD

Daily Telegraph. Sydney. 1970. Edited by Jim Fagan. 64 PP with 3 sketch maps at head of chapters, 28 b/w and 50 colour illustrations. Cloth cover, dj. Dust jacket has a few nicks/rubs, o/wise contents near fine. Oblong: 21 x 27.2.

The Daily Telegraph Portfolio of original works by artists who sailed with Captain Cook.

33637
FANNING, Pauline (editor)
JAMES COOK - His early life and the Endeavour voyage
$15.00 AUD

National Library of Australia. Canberra. 1970. 1st Ed., with a preface by A. Grenfell Price and H. L. White. 40 PP with 2 colour and 17 b/w illust. Eps: Map on the voyage of the Endeavour 1768-1771. Pictorial stiff wrappers. Fine. 19.6 x 16.5.

An introduction to a bicentenary exhibition arranged by the National Library of Australia.

34293
FISCHER, Richard
BRITISH PIERS
$20.00 AUD

London. 1987. Thames and Hudson. 1st Ed., with an introduction by John K. Walton. 96 PP with 9 b/w and 79 colour photos. Hard cover, dj. Light foxing on endpapers, o/wise near fine. 25 x 22.3. 0500541256

34829
FISHER, Bob
12-METRE IMAGES
$10.00 AUD

Pierson. Sydney. 1986. 1st Australian edition. VIII, 152 PP with 6 b/w and 144 colour photos. Eps: Southern Cross in Newport's evening sun. Hard cover, dj. Foxing spots on both endpapers, o/wise fine. 28.2 x 21.2. 0947068015

67376
FITCHETT, T. K.
THE VANISHED FLEET, Australian Coastal Passenger Ships 1910-1960
$20.00 AUD

Rigby. Adelaide. 1976. 1st Ed. 112 PP with colour illustrations by author. Fp: MV "Manoora". Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket with light wear. Stamp of the Maritime Museum of Tasmania on the FFEP, otherwise contents are near fine. Oblong: 22.5 x 28.5. 0727002104

From the arrival of the tiny "Express" during the Victorian gold rush to the departure of the "Manoora" on 9/8/1961.

72374
FITZGERALD, Robert D
HEEMSKERCK SHOALS
$2500.00 AUD

The Mountainside Press. Fern Tree Gully, Victoria. 1949. Limited edition of 85 numbered copies. No pagination, 28 PP with 15 large illustrations and other fine decorations at top and bottom of each page with text, plus 1 coloured chart on double page (all illustrations by Geoffrey Ingleton). Finely printed on hand made Georgian semi-rag paper. Half leather, raised bands, gilt, marbled sides, gilt decoration and title on front cover. Contained in a clear perspex purpose made protective box. Copy hand numbered 37, signed by author and illustrator. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Near fine. Rare. This is a heavy item and postage will be higher than usual. Please ask for a quote. 56 x 38.5.

31357
FLAGS
AUSTRALIAN FLAGS
$15.00 AUD

Department of Administrative Service. Canberra. 1995. 1st Ed. (2), VIII, 61, (3 blank) PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Inside covers: key to the Australian Flags decorating the front cover. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 20 x 20. 9780644431507

18949
LE FLEMING, H. M.
FOREIGN OCEAN LINERS
$10.00 AUD

Ian Allan. London. 1961. 2nd yearly edition, in the ABC series. 64 PP with tables, and 53 bw photos. Title page: S.S. Leipzig, Hamburg America Line. Pictorial card covers with light wear. Very good. 15.4 x 10.2.

34388
FORFAIT, Pierre-Alexandre-Laurent
TRATTATO ELEMENTARE DELL' ALBERATURA DELLE NAVI
$80.00 AUD

Historia Nautica. San Remo, Italy. 1979. Numbered edition limited to 1000 copies (No. 644). Translated from the 2nd French edition (revised by Etienne Willaumez) of 1815, by G. Santi-Mazzini. XXI, 230, (6 Index) PP with 60 tables, plus 25 b/w plates on full page (24 plates with 190 figures and 1 plate with 11 figures with . Cloth cover, illustrated vignette on front cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Italian text. Faint foxing. Near fine. 31.8 x 21.5.

Treatise on the masting of ships and vessels. (Traité de la Mâture pour les Elèves de la Marine).

32856
FRANCK, Irene M. & BROWNSTONE, David M.
THE SOUTHERN WORLD
$10.00 AUD

Facts on File. New York. 1991. Juvenile edition, in the Trade and Travel Routes series, adapted from their To the ends of the Earth. XII, 116 PP with 6 maps and 37 b/w illust. Hard cover, cloth spine, dj. Faint foxing. Fine. 24.2 x 19.3. 0816018812

History of the trade routes and commerce in the New World, including the Panama Route, the Inca Royal Road, the California Mission Trail, and the Cape Horn Route.

36397
FRANGSMYR, Tore
OSTINDISKA KOMPANIET - Människorna, äventyret och den ekonomiska drömmen
$15.00 AUD

Bokförlaget Bra Böcker. Höganäs, Sweden. 1976. 1st Ed. 176 PP with 48 colour and 70 b/w illust. Hard cover, dj. Note at top of front endpaper. Near fine. Swedish text. 28 x 21.5.

The East India Company of Sweden. Trade between Gothenburg and Canton (nowadays Guangzou).

36705
FRITH, Henry
THE ROMANCE OF NAVIGATION - A brief record of Maritime Discovery from the earliest times to the 18th Century
$15.00 AUD

Ward, Lock and Co. London. c. 1900. 1st Ed.? VIII, 312 PP with head pieces, tail pieces and text illustrations, plus 4 b/w plates. Fp: Columbus on his first voyage. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Edges of covers lightly rubbed. Occasional foxing with spots on outside edges. Dedicatory note dated 1901 on FFEP, otherwise very good. 19.5 x 13.

34556
FRY, Gavin
A BREATH OF SEA AIR - Maritime Objects in the Trust Collection (in Treasures of the National Trust)
$15.00 AUD

Fine Arts Press / National Trust of Australia (NSW). Sydney. 1992. 1st Ed. (8 adv.), 88, (8 adv.) PP. Contains article page 41 to 47 with 7 colour photos. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 24.2 x 22.5. 0869170422

19658
GEORGE, Sam
SURFING, A Way of Life
$10.00 AUD

Mallard Press. New York. 1990. 1st Ed. 128 PP with 13 b/w illustrations & 92 colour photos by Aaron Chang. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 36 x 26.2. 0792452895

71639
GIBB, D. E. W.
LLOYD'S OF LONDON - A Study in Individualism
$35.00 AUD

Macmillan. London. 1972. Reprint of 1957 1st edition. X, 387 PP, plus 22 b/w plates. Fp: Lloyd's New Building; an impression from Lime Street. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket has a few small chips and light soiling, o/wise a near fine copy. 24.2 x 16.5.

The history of this underwriting institution, together with an insight into the social & commercial development of London and the world trade.

36592
GORSKY, Bernard
MOANA RETURNS
$15.00 AUD

Elek Books. London. 1959. 1st English edition of the 1957 original Expedition Moana. 264 PP with 1 map, plus 12 pages with 16 b/w photos. Cloth cover, dj (price clipped). Short note on front endpaper, small pieces missing at top and bottom of spine of the dust jacket. Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise very good. 22.2 x 14.5.

Homebound voyage, from Tahiti to Saint Tropez, via Tonga, New Caledonia, Indian Ocean, and the Red Sea, in the forty-foot cutter Moana.

33569
GREEN, Jeremy (editor)
MARITIME ARCHAEOLOGY - Papers from the First Southern Hemisphere Conference on ...
$15.00 AUD

Ocean's Society of Australia. Melbourne. 1977. 1st Ed. 160 PP with b/w illust. (maps, graphs, photos). Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 21.1 x 15.7. 0868959645

Maritime archaeology in Europe, New Zealand & Australia: legislation, conservation & preservation.

37448
GUILLEUX la ROËRIE, Louis
NAVIRES ET MARINS - de la Rame a l'Helice (two volumes bound into one)
$100.00 AUD

Librairie Rombaldi. Paris. 1946. 2nd edition of the 1930 original. Vol. I: (4), 280, (4) PP with 200 b/w illustrations, plus 3 colour and 16 b/w plates. Vol. II: 412 PP with 332 b/w illustrations, plus 5 colour and 16 b/w plates. Marbled endpapers. Cloth cover, gilt decoration and title on front cover and spine. Occasional foxing. Ingleton book plate on front endpaper. Obituary note pasted down on rear endpaper. Near fine. Scarce. French text. 22.7 x 22.

36620
GUTHRIE, Margaret D.
THE FIRST TOURIST - Commemorating the Bicentenary of Matthew Flinders Voyage in the Sloop Norfolk to Bribie Island and Moreton Bay
$10.00 AUD

Author. Bribie Island. 1999. 1st Ed. (8), 72 PP with 8 b/w illust., plus 16 plates with 30 colour illust. Verso of title page: Matthew Flinders, from the portrait by Antoine Toussaint de Chazal. Decorated card cover. Fine. 21 x 14.8. 0646369776

34827
GWERDER, Josef, LIECHTI, Erich & MEISTER, Jürg
SCHIFFAHRT AUF DEM ZÜRICHSEE, 1835 bis heute - Raddampfer, Schraubendampfer, Motorschiffe
$45.00 AUD

Birkhäuser Verlag. Basel, Switzerland. 1976. 1st Ed. 160 PP with 256 b/w illust. (50 line drawings and 206 photos). Hard cover. Fine. German text. 27.5 x 20.5. 3764308354

Navigation on the Zurich Lake since 1835. Paddlewheels and screw steamers. Motor ships.

33677
HAMBLIN, Percy (editor)
AUCKLAND'S 100th ANNIVERSARY REGATTA
$55.00 AUD

Auckland Anniversary Regatta Committee. Auckland. 1950. 1st Ed. 105, (3 blanks) PP with 42 pages of period advertising material and b/w illust. (engravings, maps, photos, plans...), plus 1 centrefold map Regatta Chart of Harbour Courses. Illustrated soft covers (slight insect damage), o/wise near fine. 24.5 x 18.3.

Souvenir centennial programme: 28th / 30th January 1950.

36065
HARESNAPE, Brian
SEALINK
$25.00 AUD

Ian Allan. London. 1982. 1st Ed. 128 PP with 287 b/w illustrations (2 maps, 3 cutaways, 3 plans and b/w photos). Half title page: The Senlac in Harbour at Newhaven. Title spread: The St.Christopher. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Foxing spots on endpapers, and first & last leaf. Near fine. 29.8 x 22. 0711012091

A pictorial record of the Sealink consortium (Ferries and Channel crossing).

36178
HATTERSLEY, Roy
NELSON
$10.00 AUD

Weidenfeld and Nicolson. London. 1974. 1st Ed. 223 PP with 100 b/w illustrations and 18 colour plates. Fp: Horatio Nelson in 1801. Title-page: Embroidered portrait of Emma Hamilton and Nelson. Eps: The Battle of Cape St.Vincent. Hard cover, dj. Old watermark on lower part of front cover, o/wise near fine. 25.5 x 18. 297766902

36839
HENDERSON, Roy
CROSSING THE CHANNEL - A review of post-war Continental ferry services
$10.00 AUD

Silver Link Publishing. Peterborough, UK. 1997. 1st Ed., in Maritime Heritage series. 128 PP with 1 family tree, 1 map and 177 b/w photos by author. Title spread: British Railways ferry Vortigern. Hard cover, dj. A few pages have scuff marks and/or light foxing, o/wise very good. 28.4 x 22. 1857941039

36540
HENDY, John
FOLKESTONE - BOULOGNE
$10.00 AUD

Author. London. 1987. 1st Ed. 40 PP with 1 map, 1 plan and 45 b/w phptos. Inside front cover: Colour photo of the Horsa. Inside back cover: Departure of the Hengist from Folkestone. Pictorial card cover (Horsa). Fine. Oblong: 14.8 x 21.

With Sealink British Ferries.

36066
HENRY, Tom
THE GOOD COMPANY - An Affectionate History of the Union Steamships
$25.00 AUD

Harbour Publishing. Madeira Park, B.C., Canada. 1994. 1st Ed. 152 PP with 1 map on double page and 196 b/w illust. (2 ephemera, 9 paintings and 185 photos). Title spread: "Lady Alexandra". Eps: chart of Malaspina Strait, British Columbia. Hard cover, dj. A little light foxing, o/wise fine. 31 x 23.5. 1550171119

Union Steamships of British Columbia, Canada, between 1889 and 1959.

34458
HILD, Herb, DYSON, Bruce, STANTON, John R. et al.
THE BEST OF SAIL TRIM
$15.00 AUD

Granada. London. 1979. Reprint of the 1975 original. (8), 280 PP with 248 figures (drawings, graphs, sketches and b/w photos). Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing. Near fine. 24 x 16. 0229115667

An anthology of 54 important analytical pieces by experts on the art and theory of sail handling, from the pages of Sail Magazine.

15717
HOOPER, Meredith
DOCTOR HUNGER AND CAPTAIN THIRST - Stories of Australian Explorers
$20.00 AUD

Methuen. Sydney. 1982. 1st Ed. 144 PP with b/w illust. Fp: Expedition horses & items of equipment. Eps: Map of Australia. Hard cover, dj. Few foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 26 x 19.5. 0454003641

Account of some of the expeditions undertaken by John Eyre, John Lort Stokes, Burke & Wills, Sturt... faced with the threats of hunger and thirst.

16315
HORDER, Mervyn
ON THEIR OWN - SHIPWRECKS & SURVIVALS
$10.00 AUD

Duckworth. London. 1988. 1st Ed. 140 PP with 12 b/w illust. Hard cover, dj. A little light foxing, o/wise fine. 22.2 x 14.2. 0715610163

Shipwreck narratives from all ages (St. Paul to WWII) and climes (Spitzberg to the South Seas).

32228
HOUGH, Richard
MAN O'WAR - The Fighting Ship in History
$15.00 AUD

J.M. Dent. London. 1979. 1st Ed. 240 PP with 60 b/w illust. Hard cover, dj. Light foxing, o/wise near fine. 24 x 16. 0460043579

Evolution of the Man-of-War from the Ark Royal, an English galleon of 1587, to the US Battleship New Jersey of 1943.

35376
HOWARD-WILLIAMS, Jeremy
CREWING FOR OFFSHORE RACING
$5.00 AUD

Adlard Coles. London. 1973. 1st Ed. XIV, 204 PP with 29 figures and 17 sets of b/w photos. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Near fine. 22.3 x 14.2. 0229115004

What is a crew?, joining ship... Bad weather and emergencies.

35947
HOWARTH, David & Stephen
NELSON - The Immortal Memory
$20.00 AUD

J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd. London. 1988. 1st Ed. IX, 390 PP plus 16 pages with 22 b/w illust. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24 x 16. 0460070088

33688
HOYT, Norris D.
THE TWELVE METRE CHALLENGES FOR THE AMERICA'S CUP
$15.00 AUD

Angus and Robertson. London. 1977. 1st Ed. 252 PP with 24 line drawings and 36 full-colour watercolours by Admiral Joseph Golinkin. Hard cover, dj. Some foxing and offsetting. Near fine. Oblong: 22.2 x 26.7. 0207957797

36355
HULL, Seabrook
THE BOUNTIFUL SEA
$15.00 AUD

Sidgwick and Jackson. London. 1966. 1st UK Ed. XII, 340 PP with 3 maps and 116 b/w illust. (artist's conceptions, sketches and photos). Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Foxing spots on outside edges. Label of previous owner on FFEP, o/wise a very good clean copy. 23.2 x 15.5.

18804
HURD, Sir Archibald
THE BATTLE OF THE SEAS - The Fighting Merchantmen
$5.00 AUD

Hodder & Stoughton. London. 1941. June 1941 reprint of the May 1941 original. 160 PP, plus 40 pages with 52 b/w photos. Fp: Ships of Commerce Guarded by Ships of War. Hard cover a little soiled and rubbed around edges. Occasional foxing, o/wise very good. 19.4 x 13.

A tribute to the skill, endurance & courage of the fighting merchantmen who supplied food & raw materials to the forces thus contributing to the defeat of Italy & Germany.

37005
ISHERWOOD, J. H.
SEA BREEZES FAMOUS SHIPS (Nos. 43 to 48)
$15.00 AUD

The Journal of Commerce and Shipping Telegraph Ltd. London. 1966. 1st Ed. 6 colour filing cards with ship profiles to scale (funnel and hull colours), technical data and history of 6 Famous Ships, contained in a folder. A little light foxing, o/wise near fine. 25.3 x 20.3.

No. 43: Paris, of 1921 - (see image,) No. 44: Independence, of 1950. No. 45: Orsova, of 1950. No. 46: Nestor, of 1913. No. 47: City of Roma, of 1881. No. 48: Giulio Cesare, of 1922.

36672
JACKSON, Robert
HISTORY OF THE ROYAL NAVY
$10.00 AUD

Parragon. Bath, UK. 1999. 1st Ed. 96 PP with b/w and colour illust. Title spread: Aircraft carrier of the Invincible class. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Fine. 30 x 23.5. 0752532197

33877
JAFFEE, Capt. Walter W.
THE PRESIDENTIAL YACHT POTOMAC
$30.00 AUD

The Glencannon Press. Palo Alto, Ca., USA. 1998. 1st printing of the 1st Ed. XVIII, 204 PP with 2 pages of ship plans, 4 maps and 145 b/w photos. Eps: Signatures from the guest log of the Potomac. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 28.5 x 22. 1889901067

From the Electra with mission to chase rum-runners in the post-Prohibition era, to the Presidential Yacht of Franklin D. Roosevelt, and her later restoration by the Port of Oakland.

33872
JAFFEE, Walter W.
APPOINTMENT IN NORMANDY
$20.00 AUD

The Glencannon Press. Palo Alto, Ca., USA. 1995. 1st Ed. XVI, (2), 572 PP with over 235 illust. (comic strips, plans and b/w photos). Eps: Map of the voyage of the Liberty Ship SS Jeremiah O'Brien. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj. Fine. 23.5 x 15.8. 0963758640

Voyage to England and the beach heads of Normandy of the Liberty Ship Jeremiah O'Brien for the 50th anniversary of D Day.

31676
JOHN, Anthony & DEAR, Ian
THE EARLY CHALLENGES OF THE AMERICA'S CUP (1851-1937)
$15.00 AUD

Pierson. Sydney. 1986. 1st Ed. 160 PP with b/w or colour illustrations. Eps: Comparison of size of racing yachts. Hard cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj. Near fine. Oblong: 23 x 33. 0947068007

The long struggles to mount the early challenges and how the competition developed.

35793
KIDD, Harold, ELLIOTT, Robin & PARDON, David
SOUTHERN BREEZE - A History of Yachting in New Zealand
$40.00 AUD

Viking. Auckland. 1999. 1st Ed. 232 PP profusely illustrated throughout in b/w and colour. Half title page: Ariki. Title spread: Viking and Thetis. FEP: Iorangi, Little Jim, Waitangi... REP: A Class at Mansion House Bay, Kawau Island. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket in a protective sleeve. Near fine. 32.5 x 23.5. 9780670886500

33866
KNIGHT, Captain Frank
THE SEA CHEST
$10.00 AUD

William Collins. London. 1960. 1st Ed. (juvenile). 128 PP with 66 b/w illust. (by G. Whittam, S. Tressilian, Horowicz, G.W. Backhouse, Ledoux and Robert Johnston), plus 4 colour plates. Title page: Tramp ship. Fp: The Most Honourable Order of the Silver Grasshoper.... Eps: Fishing harbour scene by Geoffrey Whittam. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Light foxing around page edges, o/wise near fine. 26 x 20.5.

Stories of adventure at sea. 9 stories and 9 articles. Delightful book.

36751
KRYTHE, Maymie
PORT ADMIRAL - Phineas Banning 1830-1885
$25.00 AUD

California Historical Society. San Francisco. 1957. 1st Ed. limited to 1000 copies. Special Publication No. 28. XVI, 251, (3) PP, plus 12 pages with 12 b/w illust. Title page: Portrait of Phineas Banning. Cloth cover, dj. Dedicatory note on front endpaper signed by the author. A near fine copy. 24.2 x 16.

Biography of the Irrepressible General, father of the man-made port of Los Angeles (including Wilmington and San Pedro).

35166
LODEWIJKS, J. M.
TROPICAL FISH IN THE AQUARIUM
$20.00 AUD

Blandford Press. London. 1974. Reprint of the 2nd edition of 1967 (original of 1963). Translated from the Dutch Stille Pracht in het Tropische Aquarium. 128 PP with 11 drawings and 121 colour illustrations by Rein Stuurman and H. Van Kruiningen. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Old damp marks on dust jacket and back cover, small spot of white-out at top corner of front endpaper, o/wise very good. 22 x 15.5. 0713701528

36234
LOTT, LCDR Arnold S. & SUMRALL, Robert F.
PEARL HARBOR ATTACK - (An Abbreviated History)
$10.00 AUD

Leeward Publications. Annapolis. 1976. 2nd printing of the 1974 original, in the Ship's Data Special series. 32 PP with 3 maps and plans, and 38 b/w illust. (drawings and photos). Inside front cover: Admiral Yamamoto. Inside back cover: US Battleships and Oiler. Soft cover. Fine. Oblong: 21 x 27.5.

36016
LUND, C. A.
COASTAL AND DEEP SEA NAVIGATION FOR YACHTSMEN
$15.00 AUD

Brown, Son & Ferguson. Glasgow. 1943. 2nd edition of the 1934 original. X, 136 PP with tables and figures, plus 1 folded chart and 3 colour plates. FEP: Deviation table. Hard cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Near fine. 18.7 x 12.8.

34366
MacARTHUR, Lieut. D. Wilson
THE ROYAL NAVY
$10.00 AUD

Collins. London. 1941. 3rd reprint in June 1941 of the September 1940 original. 72 PP with 2 sets of drawings, 3 colour plates and 48 b/w photos. Title page: Crest of the Royal Navy. EPS: Distinguishing Rank (Shoulder straps and caps). Cloth cover a little faded around edges, device and crest on front cover. Some foxing, o/wise very good. 23.8 x 18.6.

33790
MACK, James D.
MATTHEW FLINDERS 1774-1814
$15.00 AUD

Thomas Nelson. Melbourne. 1966. 1st Ed. XIV, 270 PP with 6 maps, plus 14 b/w plates. Fp: Captain Matthew Flinders, R.N. Hard cover, dj. Signature of previous owner on front endpaper, o/wise very good. 22 x 14.

64479
MACK, James D.
MATTHEW FLINDERS 1774-1814
$15.00 AUD

Thomas Nelson. Melbourne. 1966. 1st Ed. XIV, 270 PP with 6 maps, plus 14 b/w plates. Fp: Captain Matthew Flinders, R.N. Hard cover, dj. Signature of previous owner on inside front cover & title-page, o/wise near fine. 22 x 14.

36723
MACLEISH, William H.
THE GULF STREAM - Encounters with the Blue God
$10.00 AUD

Houghton Mifflin Co. Boston. 1989. 1st Ed. VIII, (3), 243 PP with 11 illustrations by Sarah Landry. Eps: Map of the Selected Currents of the North Atlantic. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price-clipped). Near fine. 23.6 x 15.5. 0395406218

15595
MASSON, Philippe & VERGE-FRANCESCHI, Michel (editors)
LA FRANCE ET LA MER AU SIECLE DES GRANDES DECOUVERTES
$30.00 AUD

Tallandier. Paris. 1993. 1st Ed. 392 PP with 3 plans, 6 maps and 12 tables, plus 8 pages with 11 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 22.5 x 14.5. 2235021123

The maritime achievements and explorations of France in the 16th Century: the Atlantic and Indian Oceans. The ports, the ships, the men,...

36513
MAXWELL, C. Bede
WOODEN HOOKERS - Epics of the Sea History of Australia
$30.00 AUD

Angus & Robertson. Sydney. 1940. 1st Ed. IX, 780 PP. Green cloth cover with some soil marks, dust jacket is chipped and missing a few small pieces and is now in a protective sleeve. A date (1944) written on FFEP and former owner's name and address on title-page. Light foxing throughout and on outside page edges, o/wise a very good clean copy. 19.5 x 13.5.

True tales of heroism, endurance & resourcefulness. Tales of the men who sailed the wooden hookers, the mutinies, piracy, shipwrecks, whalers, blackbirders...

35103
MccGWIRE, Michael, BOOTH, Ken & McDONNELL, John (editors)
SOVIET NAVAL POLICY - Objectives and Constraints
$20.00 AUD

Praeger. New York. 1975. 1st Ed., in the Praeger Special Studies in International Politics and Government. XXVI, 665 PP with 17 tables and 21 figures. Hard cover. Faint foxing, o/wise near fine. 24.2 x 16.2. 027509720X

34 papers: Soviet Military's Influence on Foreign Policy - Soviet Defense Policies and Naval Interests... Command of the Sea in Soviet Naval Strategy...

13992
McGOWAN, Angela
HEARD ISLAND, Big Ben's Glacial Realm [in Australian Geographic, No. 9, Jan-Mar 1988]
$10.00 AUD

Australian Geographic Society. Sydney. 1988. Contains article from P.59 to 79 with 4 b/w photos and colour illustrations (1 painting by Alasdair McGregor, 1 location map, 1 folded plate, 3 maps, 3 illustrations by Rod Clement and 32 photos). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 27.8 x 20.8.

Heard Island and its dependency of the McDonald Islands.

21364
MEAD, Tom
EMPIRE OF STRAW - The Dynamic Rise and Disastrous Fall of Dashing Colonial Tycoon Benjamin Boyd
$20.00 AUD

Dolphin Books. Sydney. 1994. 1st Ed. VIII, 286 PP (2 adv.) with 1 map & 3 portraits, 3 tail-pieces & 3 b/w illust. in text plus 8 pages with 8 colour plates & 16 pages with 16 b/w plates. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 24.5 x 16.5. 9780909089047

With the money of the Royal Bank of Australia, Boyd became a grazier, built a city at Twofold Bay, started a coastal trade and had 9 sailing ships for deap sea fishing. To refloat his empire, he went gold-digging in California and wanted to become a South Pacific Raj.

17965
MERRY, Ian D.
THE WESTCOTTS AND THEIR TIMES - Maritime Monographs and Reports No.25
$25.00 AUD

National Maritime Museum. London. 1977. (2), (X), 148 PP with 69 plates (b/w photos and facsimile of documents), plus 2 pages with Index of ships (loosely inserted). Title page: Albert Westcott as a young man. Pictorial soft cover. Slight ageing and faint foxing of paper. Near fine. 29.3 x 20.4. 0905555023

History of the fleet of schooners, tugs, barges & smacks of the Westcott family between the 1870's and the Great Depression of 1930.

18877
MIGDALSKI, Edward C. & FICHTER, George S.
THE FRESH & SALT WATER FISHES OF THE WORLD
$15.00 AUD

Bay Books. Sydney. c. 1990. Reprint (d) of the 1976 U.S. original. Introduction by Dr. James W. Atz.. 316 PP with over 500 full-colour illustrations & 186 drawings by Norman Weaver. Hard cover, dj. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 31 x 24.2. 0517416700

Over 1000 species representing all the 43 orders and the 212 most commonly-known families.

34214
MILFORD, G. D.
GOVERNOR PHILLIP AND THE EARLY SETTLEMENT OF NEW SOUTH WALES
$30.00 AUD

The Harbour Newspaper. Sydney. 1935. 2nd edition (revised) in December 1935 of the July 1935 original. 92 PP. Red cloth cover, gilt title on front and spine, dj. Dust jacket is chipped/rubbed around edges and has a small piece missing on spine. Book is near fine. 21.8 x 14.

72494
MILLER, Nathan
WAR AT SEA - A Naval History of World War II
$20.00 AUD

Scribner. New York. 1995. 1st Ed. 592 PP with 6 maps, plus 16 pages with 34 b/w photos. Hard cover, cloth spine, dj. Dust jacket is in a protective sleeve. A few stamps/signatures of previous owners on FFEP. Traces of old damp at bottom edges near spine on first and last pages, not affecting text. An otherwise very good clean copy. 24.2 x 16. 0684803801

From the sinking of the British passenger ship Athenia on the 3rd September 1939 to the Japanese capitulation on USS Missouri on the 2nd September 1945.

36301
MILLER, William H. Jr.
THE GREAT LUXURY LINERS 1927-1954 - A Photographic Record
$15.00 AUD

Dover Publications. New York. 1981. 1st Ed. (12), 163 PP with 186 b/w photos. Title spread: Queen Mary. Pictorial card cover. Covers rubbed with some creases, o/wise near fine. 29.8 x 22.5. 0486240568

34623
MILLHOLLAND, Ray
THE SPLINTER FLEET OF THE OTRANTO BARRAGE
$20.00 AUD

The Bobbs-Merrill Company. Indianapolis. 1936. 1st Ed. 307 PP, plus 16 plates with 21 b/w photos. Fp: The ace of the Splinter Fleet - Lieutenant Maclear Jacoby. Eps: Map showing all the various scenes of action in the Splinter Fleet in the Mediterranean. Cloth cover, dj. Near fine. 22.2 x 15.2.

Action of the US Navy submarine chasers in the Mediterranean during the last year of World War I.

37016
MONOWAI
TWIN SCREW STEAMER MONOWAI
$30.00 AUD

Derwent Marine Publications. Hobart. 1973. Colour print (frameable). Fine. Oblong: 24.8 x 37.5

Twin screw steamer, built 1925 for P & O service, bought 1930 by Union S.S. Co. of N.Z. Ltd.

19347
MONSARRAT, Nicholas
THE MASTER MARINER - Book I: Running Proud
$10.00 AUD

Cassell Ltd. London. 1978. 1st Ed. (12), 524 PP with 7 headpieces and 7 maps on double page. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 22.2 x 14. 0304296090

14764
MOODY, Bert
FOREIGN OCEAN LINERS
$15.00 AUD

Ian Allan. London. 1966. 1st Ed. 64 PP with 52 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover ( "Argentina" of Moore-McCormack Lines). Front cover slightly soiled. Very good. Small format: 18.2 x 12.2.

31458
MOORE, D. A.
MARINE CHARTWORK AND NAVAIDS
$15.00 AUD

Kandy Publications. London. 1973. Reprint of the 1967 edition. 128 PP with b/w and colour illust., plus 3 large folded charts. Pictorial card cover with light wear/soiling. Signature on inside front cover, o/wise contents near fine. 21.6 x 14.2. 85309019X

15683
MOOREHEAD, Alan
THE FATAL IMPACT - The Invasion of the South Pacific 1767-1840
$10.00 AUD

Hamish Hamilton. Sydney. 1987. New edition created and produced from the 1966 original. Preface by Manning Clark. 252 PP enhanced by 150 b/w and colour illustrations (paintings, drawings & etchings). Hard cover, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise fine. 27 x 19. 0241123461

Tragic story of a great adventure which turned sour, when good intentions led to disaster, corruption & annihilation.

16372
MOORHOUSE, Geoffrey
THE BOAT AND THE TOWN
$10.00 AUD

Hodder & Stoughton. London. 1979. 1st Ed. 251 PP. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Near fine. 24 x 16. 0340166932

The life of a deep-sea fisherman on board and in port, experienced by the author after signing on as deckhand to go fishing on Georges Bank off the New England coast.

16119
MULLER, Gerhard F.
VOYAGES FROM ASIA TO AMERICA (For Completing the Discoveries of the North West Coast of America)
$50.00 AUD

N. Israel. Amsterdam. 1967. Facsimile reprint of the 1761 original. No. 26 in the Bibliotheca Australiana series. (2), VIII, XLIII, 76 PP, plus 2 maps (on full page) and 2 large folded maps (Fp: A map of the Russian discoveries on the North West Coast of America. At rear: A map of Canada and North part of Louisiana). Simile vellum, gilt title on blue vignette (on front cover and spine). Fine. 26 x 20.

22737
N/A
JANE'S FIGHTING SHIPS OF WORLD WAR I
$30.00 AUD

Studio Editions. London. 1990. Reprint of the 1919 original with a supplement by Captain John Moore. 320 PP with over 1000 b/w illustrations: 86 maps and plans of ports, naval bases and Dockyards - Hundreds of ships (plans, line drawings, profiles and photos) - Flags, Ensigns and details of uniforms. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Near fine. 32 x 25.5. 1851703780

The 1919 original has been supplemented by extracting entries on significant ships from the 1914 edition.

34053
N/A
BUNBURY, Western Australia
$30.00 AUD

Town of Bunbury. Bunbury. c. 1972. 1st Ed. No pagination, 60 PP with 3 colour illust. (coat of arms and 2 photos) and 48 b/w photographic plates. Hard cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj. Light foxing. Dedicatory note dated 24th March 1973 by the Mayor of Bunbury and addressed to Capt. I.H. Nicholson, Captain of HMAS Hobart. Near fine. Scarce. 24.2 x 23.4.

Named Port Leschenault by the French Explorer Freycinet on board Geographe.

35050
OBOJSKI, Robert
SHIPS & EXPLORERS ON COINS
$5.00 AUD

Sterling Publishing. New York. 1970. 1st Ed., in the Topical Coin Library series. 48 PP with 188 b/w photos representing 118 coins. Pictorial card cover rubbed and soiled. Ex library copy with 1 stamp on verso of title page. Internally very clean and good. 19 x 19. 0806960248

34583
ODGERS, George
NAVY, AUSTRALIA - An Illustrated History
$25.00 AUD

Child & Associates. Sydney. 1989. 4th edition of the 1982 original "The Royal Australian Navy: an Illustrated History". 232 PP with b/w & colour illust. Fp: Oberon class submarine, HMAS Oxley. Eps: Crest of Australian warships. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Near fine. 31 x 23.5. 0867773901

Illustrated history 1911-1986.

36026
ODGERS, George
THE ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY - An Illustrated History
$15.00 AUD

Child & Henry. Sydney. 1982. 1st Ed. 224 PP with b/w & colour illustrations. Fp: Submarine. Eps: Crest of Australian warships. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 31.2 x 23.5. 0867772409

Illustrated history 1911-1981.

13999
PACIFIC WAR
EYEWITNESS TO WAR - Australia's Pacific Campaign 1941-1945 (40th Anniversary Special)
$10.00 AUD

Dreamweaver Magazines. Sydney. 1984. 1st Ed. 96 PP with b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 27.5 x 21. 0949193003

40th anniversary Special. Photographic portfolio of the Pacific Campaign from Malaya and Singapore to the landing of the first Australians in Japan.

36759
PARDEY, Lin and Larry
SERAFFYN 'S ORIENTAL ADVENTURE
$10.00 AUD

W. W. Norton. New York. 1983. 1st Ed. 287 PP with 10 sketch-drawings, 5 maps and 53 b/w photos. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj (rubbed). Near fine. 24 x 15.8. 393032817

Corfu, Rhodes, Suez Canal, Red Sea, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, Philippines, Japan then back to California.

36800
PICKFORD, Nigel
LOST TREASURE SHIPS OF THE TWENTIETH CENTURY
$30.00 AUD

Pavilion Books. London. 1999. 1st Ed. 192 PP with 1 map on double page, and b/w or colour illust. Fp: Colour poster of Cunard Line with Lusitania. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 28.2 x 23.8. 1862050791

17 of these Treasure Ships (Republic, Titanic, Lusitania, Empress of Britain... Awa Maru). Map with location of 174 of the lost treasure ships.

30446
PLOWMAN, Peter
PASSENGER SHIPS OF AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND - Volume I (1876-1912)
$20.00 AUD

Doubleday. Sydney. 1981. 1st Ed. 224 PP profusely illustrated with b/w photos. Eps: Funnels, house flags & hull colours of these passenger ships. Hard cover, dj. Spine of dj a little faded. Near fine. Oblong: 21.2 x 28. 0868240362

Covers 125 vessels placed in service from 1876 to 1912 by 21 shipping companies from Australia & 4 from New Zealand.

33345
PRESTON, Antony
BATTLESHIPS
$15.00 AUD

AP Publishing / Bison Book. Sydney. 1981. 1st Australian edition. 192 PP with 13 maps & battle plans, 27 colour illust. (7 profiles and cutaways), tables and b/w photos. Title spread: HMS Nelson firing her starboard 6-inch secondary guns, 1940. Hard cover, dj (rubbed). Near fine. 30.5 x 23. 0868270857

The rise and fall of the battleship.

35346
QUEENSLAND MUSEUM
HUMPBACK WHALES (in Memoirs of the Queensland Museum - Volume 30, Part 2)
$30.00 AUD

Queensland Museum. Brisbane. 1991. July 1991. Edited by P.A. JELL & R.A. PATERSON. P. 239-354 with 14 tables, 10 colour photos and 61 b/w figures (drawings, graphs and b/w photos). Pictorial card cover. Near fine. 24.3 x 18.3.

14 papers presented at the Humpback Whale Conference hosted by the Queensland Museum in September 1990.

35814
QUINN, David B. & QUINN, Alison M. (editors)
DISCOURSE OF WESTERN PLANTING
$100.00 AUD

Hakluyt Society. London. 1993. 1st Ed., No. 45 in the Extra Series. XXXI, 229 PP with 4 b/w plates. Fp: Front binding board of the manuscript in the New York Public Library. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. Large format: 35.2 x 25. 0904180352

"A particuler discourse concerning the greate necessitie and manifolde commodyties that are like to growe to this realme of England by the Westerne discoueries lately attempted, written in the yere 1584, by Richarde Hackluyt of Oxforde".

33173
RABLING, Harold
PIONEERS OF THE PACIFIC - The Story of the South Seas
$10.00 AUD

Angus and Robertson. Sydney. 1966. 1st Australian edition, of the 1965 US original The Story of the Pacific - Explorers of the Earth Mightiest Ocean. 147 PP with 2 maps and 23 b/w illust. Title spread: The Resolution and the Discovery at anchor in Kealakekua Bay, Hawaii. Decorated hard cover, dj. Near fine. 22.2 x 14.

36483
RICHARDS, Rhys
AMERICAN WHALING ON THE CHATHAMS GROUNDS, Viewed From an Antipodean Perspective
$40.00 AUD

The Nantucket Historical Association. Nantucket, Mass. 1971. 1st Ed. 70 PP with 2 maps and 7 b/w illustrations. Inside front cover: Sketch map of the Chatham Islands. Card cover. Staples removed. Foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 22.8 x 15.3.

33921
ROBINSON, Commander Charles N. & LEYLAND, John
FOR THE HONOUR OF THE FLAG - A Story of our Sea-Fights with the Dutch
$30.00 AUD

Seeley. London. 1895. 1st Ed. IV, 379 PP, plus 8 b/w plates. Fp: Kidnapped. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Very good. 19.7 x 14.

35484
ROSE, Ronald
THIS PECULIAR COLONY
$15.00 AUD

Rigby. Adelaide. 1981. 1st Ed. 179 PP with 48 drawings by Robert Ingpen. Hard cover, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 24 x 16. 0727014102

A slightly irreverent look at Australia's beginnings.

18247
ROSS, John O.
CAPT. F. G. MOORE, Mariner and Pioneer
$20.00 AUD

Wanganui Newspaper. Wanganui. 1982. 1st Ed. 178 PP with a facsimile of documents and 37 b/w illust. FEP: Map of the colony of New Zealand by Arrowsmith 1841. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 25.2 x 17.8. 0959763619

Biography of a master mariner, coastal trader, farmer, coal miner,... a pioneer of New Zealand.

35572
ROYAL NAVY
THE WONDER BOOK OF THE NAVY
$10.00 AUD

Ward, Lock & Co. Ltd. London. c.1956. 12th Ed., with foreword The British Navy by Earl Jellicoe. 224 PP with nearly 300 b/w photos, plus 8 pages with 9 colour illustrations. Half-title page: Scrubbing deck & inspection of Sea Cadet. Title page: White Ensign. Fp: Visitors on board HMS Vanguard. Eps: Cartoons on life in the Navy by Thomas Maybank. Illustrated hard cover, dj (price clipped). Dust jacket with small creases and 2 chips at top and bottom of spine. Near fine. 25.3 x 19.

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

36899
RULE, Margaret
THE MARY ROSE - A Guide
$10.00 AUD

Mary Rose Trust. London. 1989. 14th Impression. (2), 38 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. FEP: Battle in The Solent. Pictorial card cover. Colour postcard "Mary Rose" cutaway, loosely inserted. Fine. Oblong: 17 x 24. 095117472X

34413
SAGER, Eric W. & PANTING, Gerald E.
MARITIME CAPITAL - The Shipping Industry in Atlantic Canada, 1820-1914
$20.00 AUD

McGill-Queen's University Press. Montreal. 1990. 1st Ed. XVIII, 289 PP with 1 figure (11 selected rigs), 9 maps, 28 tables and 38 graphs, plus 10 pages with 1 facsimile of agreement of crew and 6 b/w photos. Fp: A painting of Saint John Harbour, late 19th century. Cloth cover, dj (few chips), o/wise fine. 23.4 x 15.6. 0773507647

18220
SCARLETT, Bernard
SHIPMINDER - The Story of Her Majesty's Coastguard
$20.00 AUD

Pelham. London. 1971. 1st Ed. 208 PP, plus 8 pages with 16 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 22.2 x 14. 0720704804

Coast protection against: smugglers in the 18th Century, saboteurs and spies during WWII. Fighting in wars since the Crimean & lifesaving and protecting the environment.

36012
SCHUELER, Dr. Gustav
THE DEVELOPMENT OF BRITISH SHIPPING THROUGHOUT THE AGES
$50.00 AUD

Ellerman Lines. Liverpool. 1924. 1st Ed. LVIII (adverts.), (8), 64 PP with 38 b/w illust. & 1 large folded colour map. Title-page: Ellerman Lines Ltd. Decorated card cover. Half title page damaged by advertising material from page XXIV. Still a very nice copy. Scarce. 31 x 23.5.

The romance and the genesis of British shipping. The chartered companies, the merchant shipowner and the growth of the colonial empire. Birth and growth of Ellerman Lines: sail and steam, fleet list,..

30075
SEVERIN, Tim
THE JASON VOYAGE - The Quest for the Golden Fleece
$15.00 AUD

Hutchinson. London. 1985. 1st Ed. 263 PP with drawings by Trondur Patursson, plus 32 pages with 77 colour photos. Illustrated Fp. & Eps. Hard cover, dj. Occasional foxing, o/wise near fine. 24 x 16. 0091618808

Re-enactment of the voyage of a twenty-oar galley, Argo, in search of the Golden Fleece. From Greece to present day Georgia, through the Aegean Sea, the Dardanelles, the Sea of Marmara, the Bosphorus, then the Black Sea.

33570
SHANKLAND, Peter
BYRON OF THE WAGER
$15.00 AUD

Collins. London. 1975. 1st Ed. 288 PP with 2 maps, plus 8 pages with 7 b/w illust. Eps: Anson's squadron off St. Catherine's Harbour on the coast of Brazil. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 22 x 14.2. 0002160560

The Wager of Anson's fleet was wrecked while rounding Cape Horn. The ensuing mutiny and rebuilding of a boat with salvaged timber. The return to England.

14905
SIMPER, Robert
BEACH BOATS OF BRITAIN
$50.00 AUD

The Boydell Press. Woodbridge, UK. 1984. 1st Ed. (8), 160 PP with 9 location maps & 72 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Bookplate of previous owner on FFEP, dust jacket with light shelf wear, otherwise a fine copy. Scarce. 25.2 x 19.2. 0851151957

The different types of boats found around the coast of Britain, using landing places and no-shelter harbours, needing to be hauled out and brought above the high water mark.

15944
SINCLAIR, Robert C.
ACROSS THE IRISH SEA: Belfast-Liverpool Shipping Since 1819
$10.00 AUD

Conway. London. 1990. 1st Ed. 192 PP with b/w illust. Fp: Promenade deck of Ulster Monarch. Hard cover, dj. Occasional light foxing, o/wise fine. 27 x 20.2. 0851775241

The development of the Belfast Steamship Company between Liverpool and Belfast.

33951
SINCLARE, P. H.
PORT STUDIES IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES
$5.00 AUD

Foxlow. London. 1979. 1st Ed. V, 34 PP with 6 tables and 9 figures. Illustrated card cover. Previous owner stamp on title page. Near fine. 24 x 18.3.

37006
SLEVIN, A. E.
TWIN SCREW STEAMER KANOWNA
$30.00 AUD

Derwent Marine Publications. Hobart. 1973. Frameable colour print, by A. E. Slevin. Fine. Oblong: 24.8 x 37.5

Twin screw steamer, built 1902 for Australasian United Steam Navigation Co.

37009
SLEVIN, A. E.
TWIN SCREW TURBO-ELECTRIC STEAMER WAHINE
$30.00 AUD

Derwent Marine Publications. Hobart. c. 1975. Frameable colour print, by A. E. Slevin. Fine. Oblong: 24.8 x 37.5.

Twin screw turbo-electric steamer, built 1966 for Union Steam Ships of New Zealand Ltd, Wellington.

37010
SLEVIN, A. E.
TWIN SCREW MOTOR VESSEL AUSTRALIAN TRADER
$30.00 AUD

Derwent Marine Publications. Hobart. 1973. Frameable colour print by A.E. Slevin. Fine. Oblong: 24.8 x 37.5

Twin screw motor vessel, built 1968/69 for Australian Coastal Shipping Commission / ANL.

36498
SMYTH, Dacre
HISTORIC SHIPS OF AUSTRALIA - A Third Book of Paintings, Poetry and Prose
$10.00 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. Name of previous owner (partly erased) on front endpaper and title page. Very good. 20.8 x 22. 0959519831

36686
SOCIETY FOR NAUTICAL RESEARCH
MARINER'S MIRROR [THE]. The Journal of the Society for Nautical Research - Volume 65, No.1
$5.00 AUD

Society for Nautical Research. London. 1978. Reprinted from Volume 65,, No. 1, February 1979. 24 PP. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 24.4 x 17.2.

Seamen and Philosophers in the South Seas in the Age of Captain Cook by Glyndwr Williams, The Eva G. R. Taylor lecture for 1978.

33658
SOMERVILLE, Vice-Admiral Boyle T.
COMMODORE ANSON'S WORLD VOYAGE INTO THE SOUTH SEAS AND AROUND THE WORLD
$10.00 AUD

Heinemann. London. 1934. Proof copy (without any illustrations). XVIII, 318 PP. Rebacked copy. Library stamps on half title and title page. Some foxing. Good reading/working copy. 22 x 15.

A 4 year expedition where 6 ships & nearly 2000 men set out in 1740 to annoy and distress the Spaniards. Only one ship and 145 men returned but they managed to capture the Manila Galleon.

31574
SOTHEBY'S
MARINE PICTURES, NAUTICAL WORKS OF ART, CLASSIC YACHTS AND BOATS
$30.00 AUD

Sotheby's. London. 1989. 1st Ed. 210, (14) PP with over 350 b/w and colour photos. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 27 x 20.8.

Catalogue of a sale (with estimated prices) held in London, 31st May 1989. Illustrations in catalogue: Marine paintings (167 b/w & 82 colour). Nautical Works of Art (59 b/w & 5 colour). Models (32 b/w & 13 colour). Classic Yachts and Boats (10 b/w and 37 colour).

36523
STAMMERS, M. K.
STEAMBOATS
$10.00 AUD

Shire Publications. London. 1986. 1st Ed. No. 167 in Shire Album series. 32 PP with 3 plans & 39 b/w photos. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 21 x 15. 085263787X

35895
STEVENS, Philip A.
THE LEICESTER AND MELTON MOWBRAY NAVIGATIONS
$20.00 AUD

Alan Sutton / Leicestershire County Council Museums. London. 1992. 1st Ed. XIV, 154 PP with 2 maps and 41 b/w illust. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing on outside edges. Fine. 22.8 x 16. 0862991870

How the rivers Soar and Wreake became navigable.

33883
STEWART, Jean Cantlie
THE SEA OUR HERITAGE - British Maritime Interests Past and Present
$15.00 AUD

Rowan Books. London. 1993. 1st Ed. VIII, 304 PP with 1 drawing and 10 tail pieces, plus 18 pages with 19 b/w illust. Fp: Battleship HMS George V, entering Rosyth Royal Dockyard. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 22.2 x 14.2. 0950993220

35042
STICK, David
THE OUTER BANKS OF NORTH CAROLINA 1584-1958
$20.00 AUD

The University of North Carolina Press. Chapel Hill. 1958. 1st Ed. XIV, (2), 352 PP with 4 maps and 27 illustrations (title page vignette, head and tail pieces) by Frank Stick. Eps: Map of the North Carolina Outer Banks. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Faint foxing on outside edges, o/wise fine. 23.5 x 15.7.

Exploration, settlement... Storms and shipwrecks... The Wright Brothers...

36176
STITT, Lieutenant-Commander George
H.M.S. WIDEAWAKE - Destroyer and Preserver
$15.00 AUD

George Allen & Unwin. London. 1943. 2nd impression in August 1943 of the May 1943 original. 164 PP with 1 plan, plus 8 pages with 7 b/w photos. Fp: Typical VEE or W class destroyer. Cloth cover, dj (price clipped). Bookplate on front endpaper, dust jacket with small pieces missing, war economy paper, o/wise very good. 18.8 x 12.8.

First year of WWII, coastal convoy duties, withdrawal from Dunkirk... lost her bow through a mine and managed to reach port going astern.

33692
SWEENEY, Christopher
TRANSPORTED: IN PLACE OF DEATH - Convicts in Australia
$15.00 AUD

Macmillan. Melbourne. 1981. 1st Ed. XIV, 185 PP with 45 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing. Fine. 22 x 18.8. 0333337514

The offences, ... the voyage to Botany Bay. Arrival on the fatal shore...

70288
TAYLOR H. G.
THE DISCOVERY OF TASMANIA
$40.00 AUD

Cat and Fiddle. Hobart. 1973. 1st Ed. (12), 177 PP, plus 9 b/w plates (portraits of explorers ). Fp: The death of Marion du Fresne. Eps: Dutch vessels of Abel Tasman Expedition, at anchor. Blackman Bay, Forestier Peninsula (South East Tasmania). Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket is rubbed around edges and back, o/wise a near fine copy. 25 x 18. 0858530120

Abel Jansz. Tasman, Marion du Fresne, Tobias Furneaux, James Cook, William Bligh, John Henry Cox, Bruny D'Entrecasteaux... Nicolas Baudin.

36336
TAYLOR, Arthur
GREAT LINERS
$20.00 AUD

An Echo Publication. Southampton. c. 1980. 1st Ed. 104 PP with 103 b/w photos. Title page: Queen Elizabeth 2. Pictorial card cover (lightly rubbed). Very good. Oblong: 20.9 x 19.8.

An illustrated history of one hundred great liners.

37076
TAYLOR, Leighton, TRICAS, Timothy C., DEACON, Kevin, et al.. (editors)
SHARKS & RAYS
$15.00 AUD

Reader's Digest (Australia). Sydney. 1997. 1st Ed. 288 PP with a few b/w and hundreds of colour illustrations. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Fine. 28.7 x 16.8. 9780864490940

36892
THIELE, Ron
KETCH HAND - Life aboard the little ships of the South Australian Gulfs
$10.00 AUD

Graeme Andrews Productions. Epping, NSW. c. 1976. 1st Ed. 48 PP with 19 b/w photos. Inside front cover: The last Gulf Ketch "Annie Watt". Pictorial soft cover lightly soiled, otherwise near fine. 23 x 15.6.

Details of 43 South Australian Ketches, on pages 47, 48 and the inside of the back cover.

37047
THOMSON, J. M.
A Field Guide to the COMMON SEA & ESTUARY FISHES of non-tropical Australia
$20.00 AUD

Collins. Sydney. 1977. 1st Ed., in Australian Field Guides series. 144 PP with 2 figures, plus 32 plates with 189 colour paintings by Margaret Senior. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 21.6 x 14.5. 0002192713

35321
TIAKIHANA, Tamati
NORFOLK ISLAND - Being a brief history of the descendants of the "Bounty" mutineers and other settlers of Pitcairn on both Pitcairn and Norfolk Islands
$20.00 AUD

Author. Norfolk Island. 1966. 1st edition with an introduction by the Honourable Roger Nott. 82 PP, plus 14 pages with 8 colour and 9 b/w photos. Card cover, pictorial front (with light wear). Slight ageing of paper. Very good. 21.4 x 14.

33612
TIBBALLS, Geoff
THE TITANIC - The Extraordinary Story of the Unsinkable Ship
$10.00 AUD

Carlton Books. London. 1997. 1st Ed. 128 PP with b/w and colour illust. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Fine. 28.7 x 23.6. 1858682916

32107
TITANIC
REPORT ON THE LOSS OF SS TITANIC
$25.00 AUD

Sutton Publishing. London. 1998. Reprint of the 1990 edition. XII, (2), 74 PP, plus 8 b/w plates. Eps: General Arrangement Plan of S.S. Titanic. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket of the St Martin's Press edition. Near fine. 29.5 x 20. 0862997232

Loss on 15th April 1912 / Report dated 30th July 1912.

32912
TITANIC
TITANIC: The Official Story April 14-15, 1912
$20.00 AUD

Random House. New York. 1997. Illustrated box containing a guide of 16 pages and over 100 pages reproducing 18 documents. Fine. 22.5 x 35 0375501150

Reproductions of eighteen remarkable documents telling the true history of the twentieth century's greatest maritime disaster.

37409
TOUDOUZE, Georges G.-, de la RONCIERE, Ch., TRAMOND, Joannes, RONDELEUX, Cdt, DO
HISTOIRE DE LA MARINE
$80.00 AUD

Editions Saint-Georges. Paris. 1939. 2nd edition (updated) of the 1934 original. XII, 610 PP with 98 colour illustrations (6 of them tipped in on art paper), 1226 b/w illustrations (1 of them tipped in on art paper). Fp (in colour): Un navire de sa Majeste Britanique de la fin du XVIIIe siecle, en guise de grand pavois, les Couleurs des Etats et villes maritimes (dressed ship). Quarter bound, cloth cover, red leather spine with gilt title on green leather vignette. Light damage on 6 pages (58, 400, 405, 473, 490 and 495) with loss of a few words or small part of illustrations. Occasional foxing. Very good. Ingleton bookplate. Scarce. French text. Image shows title-page and frontispiece. 38.3 x 30.

Geoffrey Ingleton: ... a most sumptuous work, lavishly illustrated.

31349
TUCKER, Arthur L. (editor)
MODEL SHIPWRIGHT - Volume II, Number 1
$25.00 AUD

Conway. London. 1973. Autumn 1973. 116 PP with b/w illust. Fp: Stern of the "Naseby". Pictorial hard cover. Near fine. 22 x 19.

Ships that served the steam day yacht Skeandhu, Hms Atalanta, Part 3 (conclusion), The corvette Kromantse, Paddle steamer Milton Queen: a working model paddle steamer, ...

35155
UHLIG, Frank, Jr. (editor)
U.S. NAVAL INSTITUTE - NAVAL REVIEW, 1968
$15.00 AUD

United States Naval Institute. Annapolis. 1968. 1st Ed. XVIII, 420 PP with b/w illustrations (plans and photos). Cloth cover, colour photo pasted down front cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Small tear at foot of spine, o/wise very good. 28.7 x 22.5.

15 articles, 6 of them on the war in Vietnam (Marine Corps operations, building the advanced base at Da Nang...). The Fishermen and Fishing Boats of the United States... Fighting Boats of the United States...

36740
UPTON, Joe
AMARETTO
$10.00 AUD

International Marine Publishing. Camden, Maine. 1986. 1st Ed. (8), 164 PP with 16 head pieces and 31 b/w photos. Fp: Bridge of the Amaretto. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 26.2 x 18.2. 0877422230

Herring fisheries off the coast of Maine, USA: fishing from a former sardine carrier, way of life...

31601
VAN SINDEREN, Adrian
A VOYAGE THROUGH THE AZURE SEAS
$10.00 AUD

Privately printed by Yale University Press. New York. 1958. Limited edition to 725 copies. 170, (2) PP with 150 b/w and colour illust., plus large folded map of the Mediterranean Sea in pocket at back of book. Cloth cover, gilt map on front cover, gilt title on spine, plain slipcase. Faint foxing. Near fine. 26 x 17.5..

Voyage covering all the shores of the Mediterranean Sea.

36814
VILLAIN-GANDOSSI, Christiane, DURTESTE, Louis & BUSUTTIL, Salvino (editors)
MEDITERRANEE, MER OUVERTE (in two volumes)
$50.00 AUD

International Foundation / Commission Française d'Histoire Maritime. Malta. 1997. 1st Ed. Volume I: 510, (2) PP with tables, 3 maps, 10 sketches, 13 engravings and 13 b/w photos. Volume II: 513 to 942 PP with 3 maps and 10 graphs. Pictorial card covers (small bump on top corner of Tome I. Faint foxing on outside edges, o/wise near fine. French text. 23.5 x 16. 9990998302 & ... 10

Vol. I: 16th to 18th century. Vol. II: 18th and 20th century. 69 papers (2 in English, 2 in Spanish and 65 in French) presented at the International Seminar on Mediterranean Sea, Open Sea held in Marseille in September 1995.

15985
VILLAR, Captain Roger
PIRACY TODAY - Robbery and Violence at Sea since 1980
$20.00 AUD

Conway Maritime Press. London. 1985. 1st Ed. 160 PP with 12 pages of maps, plans and graphs. Fp: Bow and arrow men. Hard cover, dj. A fine copy. 24 x 16. 0851773575

Log of attacks between 1980 & 1985, the extent of attacks on merchant men & yachts.

40387
VILLIERS, Alan
THE CUTTY SARK - Last of a Glorious Era
$20.00 AUD

Hodder & Stoughton. London. 1957. 3rd impression of the 1953 original. 96 PP, plus 16 pages with 33 b/w illustrations. Cloth cover, dj. Front of dust jacket with rubbed part and spine with 3 pieces missing, now in a protective sleeve. Occasional foxing. Very good. 21.4 x 14.

The career of this clipper from her construction in 1869 to 1952 when the Cutty Sark Preservation Society took her over to keep as a tribute to the Merchant Navy.

32109
WATTS, Anthony J. (Edit.)
WARSHIPS AND NAVIES REVIEW
$10.00 AUD

Ian Allan. London. 1974. 1st Ed. 96 PP with tables, 1 map, 3 graphs, and 71 b/w photos. Title page: A Soviet H-11 submarine. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Dust jacket with small pieces missing. Very good. 24.2 x 18. 0711003858

35873
WELHAM, Michael G.
NAVAL ELITE UNITS
$10.00 AUD

Arms & Armour Press. London. 1990. Fotofax series. 48 pages with 83 b/w photos. Soft pictorial cover. Fine. 24.5 x 19. 1854090550

32909
WELS, Susan
TITANIC - Legacy of the World's Greatest Ocean Liner
$10.00 AUD

Time Life / Discovery Channel. New York. 1997. 2nd printing, foreword by William F. Buckley. (XXII), 206 PP with b/w and colour illust. Fp: The Titanic propeller. Eps: List of the passengers and crew of the Titanic. Pictorial laminated boards, illustrated plastic wrappers. Fine. Oblong: 25.2 x 26. 0783552610

15354
WERE, Jonathan Binns
A VOYAGE FROM PLYMOUTH TO MELBOURNE IN 1839, The Shipboard and Early Melbourne Diary of ...
$15.00 AUD

J. B. Were & Son. Melbourne. 1964. 1st Ed. XV, (3), 309 PP with b/w illust. in text (facsimile of diary on uneven numbered page), plus large folded plate (genealogical tree) at rear. Fp: Jonathan Binns Were in the uniform of Consul of Denmark. Eps: Track of the sailing ship William Metcalfe 447 T, between 25 July 1839 & 15 Nov. 1839. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Name of former owner on half-title page, o/wise a fine copy. 19.6 x 13.8.

30793
WESTLEY, Eileen
AMERICA'S CUP '83 - The Complete Story
$5.00 AUD

John Fairfax. Sydney. 1983. 1st Ed. 128 PP with b/w illust., and colour photos. Pict. card cover. Fine. 27.2 x 21. 0909558361

When Australia won the Cup.

36517
WHELAN, Howard
SEARCH FOR THE BEAGLE ANCHORS (in Australian Geographic, Issue No. 38, April-June 1995)
$5.00 AUD

Australian Geographic Society. Sydney. 1995. Contains article from P.104 to 115 with 2 maps, 1 b/w illust. and 24 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 27.6 x 21.

Anchors lost in November 1839 by the Beagle, at Holdfast Reach, Victoria River, Northern Territory.

33473
WHIPPLE, A. B. C. (editor)
THE RACING YACHTS
$15.00 AUD

Time-Life Books. Amsterdam. 1980. 1st European English language printing of the 1980 original, in The Seafarers series. 176 PP with b/w & colour illust. Title page: The America Cup. Eps: Map of the North Atlantic Ocean. Simile leather cover, colour illustration pasted down on front cover. Near fine. 28 x 23.5. 705406377

58175
WHITE, Colin (editor)
THE NELSON COMPANION
$5.00 AUD

Bramley Books. London. 1997. Reprint of the 1995 original. XIV, 228 PP with 102 b/w illust., plus 8 pages with 13 colour photos. FEP: A first World War souvenir handkerchief attempting to invoke the spirit of Nelson. REP: HMS Victory during the great restoration of 1922 to 1927. Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. 24.8 x 17.5. 1858337658

34823
WIENER, Friedrich
MODERNE SEEMACHT - Zur Lage auf den Weltmeeren
$10.00 AUD

J. F. Lehmanns. Munchen, Germany. 1972. 1st Ed. 224 PP with 5 organigrams, 14 maps, 47 b/w photos and plans. Pictorial card cover. Near fine. German text. 15.5 x 10.5. 3469004374

Modern seapower on the oceans of the world.

36365
WILLIAMS, David L.
SOUTHAMPTON (Docks & Ports - No.1)
$10.00 AUD

Ian Allan. London. 1984. 1st Ed. No. 1 in Docks and Ports series. 96 PP with 11 plans, 5 engravings and 148 b/w photos. Title page: The Ocean Terminal from the foredeck of a trans-Atlantic liner. FEP: Western Dock in July 1933. REP: Western Docks in early 1948. Pictorial laminated boards. Spine lightly faded, o/wise near fine. 24 x 17.3. 0711013977

History of the Port's development. Southampton and the Luxury Liners & Flying Boat Services...

36889
WILLIAMS, Neville
THE SEA DOGS - Privateers, Plunder and Piracy in the Elizabethan Age
$15.00 AUD

Macmillan. New York. 1975. 1st US Ed. 278 PP with 15 colour plates and 154 b/w illust. Title spread: A 16th-century merchantman. Eps: Mappemonde. Hard cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine. Dust jacket tipped in, Ingleton bookplate. Near fine. 25.4 x 19.

Collective achievements and daring exploits of: Drake, Hawkins, Raleigh.., who helped estabish England as The Maritime and Colonial Power in the 1500's.

17351
WILSON, E. A.
SOVIET PASSENGER SHIPS 1917-1977
$10.00 AUD

World Ship Society. Kendal, UK. 1978. 1st Ed. 80 PP with 1 ship profile and 137 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 21 x 14.8. 0905617045

History and fleet list.

34021
WITHEY, Lynne
GRAND TOURS AND COOK'S TOURS - A History of Leisure Travel, 1750 to 1915
$15.00 AUD

Aurum Press. London. 1998. 1st UK edition. XIV, 401 PP with 3 head pieces, plus 16 pages with 36 b/w illust. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24 x 15.5. 1854105485

Travels initially within Europe then towards exotic shores: Egypt, India, Japan, the Far West... Stories of the entrepreneurs who made these possible: Karl Baedecker, George Pullman, César Ritz, and, above all, Thomas Cook.

36818
WRAGG, David
CARRIER COMBAT
$10.00 AUD

Sutton. London. 1997. 1st Ed. VIII, 291 PP with 6 profiles, 8 maps and 143 b/w photos, plus 16 pages with 27 colour photos. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 27 x 20.. 0750913975

World War II to the Gulf War.

73644
ZIERLER, Amy & MUSTARD, Cam
SIGNAL HILL, An Illustrated History
$15.00 AUD

Newfoundland Historic Trust. St John's, Newfoundland. 1997. Reprint. 47 PP with 4 colour illustrations (1 map and 3 photos), and 55 b/w illustration. Fp (in colour): Hayward Flags. Stiff covers, pictorial front. Fine. Oblong: 17.8 x 21.4. 0919735029