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33885
ALLEN, Gay Wilson
MELVILLE AND HIS WORLD
$15.00 AUD

The Viking Press. New York. 1971. 1st Ed. 144 PP with 102 b/w illust. Title spread: The Harpooner prepares to strike, by Sir Oswald Brierly. Cloth cover, dj. Name of previous owner on front endpaper, o/wise very good. 23.5 x 18.3. 0670467405

35251
ANDERSEN, Hakon With & COLLETT, John Peter
ANCHOR AND BALANCE - Det Norske Veritas 1864-1989
$50.00 AUD

J. W. Cappelens Forlag A.S. Oslo. 1989. 1st English edition. 491 PP with 29 graphs, b/w and colour photos. Fp (in colour): shipwrecked on the coast. Cloth cover, crest of Norske Veritas in blind on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Short note with signatures on front endpaper. Near fine. 26.5 x 19.7. 8202117690

125 years history of this Ship's Classification Society.

14593
ANDERSON, K. S.
A PORT IS BUILT
$10.00 AUD

Portland Harbor Trust. Melbourne. 1981. 1st Ed. 83 PP with 1 map and 20 b/w illust. Eps: Portland jetties. Cloth cover, dj. Fine. 24.7 x 18.8. 072413378X

The harbour of Portland, Victoria. From a rambling jetty in 1950, to a modern sheltered harbour inaugurated in 1980.

48305
ANDREWS, Graeme
PORT JACKSON 200
$25.00 AUD

Reed. Sydney. 1986. 1st Ed. 176 PP with 133 b/w illust., plus 12 pages with 9 b/w and 13 colour plates. Hard cover, dj. Light foxing otherwise a very good copy. 29.2 x 22.2. 0730101142

An affectionate look at the port, the ships and the boats, the institutions & organisations which have produced one of the few waterways in the world combining commerce & recreation.

20577
ARMSTRONG, Terence (editor)
YERMAK'S CAMPAIGN IN SIBERIA - A selection of documents translated from the Russian by Tatiana Minorsky and David Wileman, and edited, with an introduction and notes, by Terence Armstrong
$10.00 AUD

The Hakluyt Society. London. 1975. Second series volume 146. X, 315 PP with 1 map and 155 b/w illust., plus 1 folded map. Fp: The conquest of Siberia (folded plate). Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, dj. Faint foxing spots on outside edges, small repaired closed tear at top of half-title page, o/wise a near fine copy. 22.2 x 14.5. 0904180034

72504
ASPINALL-OGLANDER, Cecil
ROGER KEYES - Being the Biography of Admiral of the Fleet Lord Keyes of Zeebrugge and Dover
$20.00 AUD

The Hogarth Press. London. 1951. 2nd Impression of October 1951. XV, 478 PP with 5 maps and plans, plus 10 plates with 11 b/w illust. Fp: Roger Keyes: from the portrait by de Laszlo, 1923. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, price-clipped dust jacket which is in a protective mylar sleeve. Light foxing on outside page edges, name of previous owners at top of FFEP, o/wise contents near fine. 22.5 x 14.8.

Boxer uprising, relief of Peking legations... Gallipoli landings...

36567
AUSTRALIAN SHIPPING
AUSTRALIAN SHIPPING 1986
$10.00 AUD

AGPS/Department of Transport. Canberra. 1986. 1st Ed. VI, 69 PP with 16 tables. Pictorial card cover (Freighter). Fine. 24.7 x 17.5.

Data as at 30 June 1986. Trading Fleet & Trading Ships... Passenger ferries... Ships imported & ships constructed. Dry docks.

36573
AUSTRALIAN SHIPPING
AUSTRALIAN SHIPPING AND SHIPBUILDING 1980
$5.00 AUD

A.G.P.S. / Department of Transport. Canberra. 1980. 33rd edition. IV, 68 PP with 19 tables. Pictorial card cover . Near fine. 25 x 17.5. 064205665X

Data as at 30 June 1980. Trading Vessels... Trades... Passenger ferries... Ships imported & ships constructed. Dry docks and patent slipways.

36576
AUSTRALIAN SHIPPING
AUSTRALIAN SHIPPING AND SHIPBUILDING 1982
$10.00 AUD

A.G.P.S. / Department of Transport. Canberra. 1982. 35th edition. IV, 93 PP with 19 tables. Pictorial card cover (rubbed). Very good. 25 x 17.5. 0642067538

Data as at 30 June 1982. Trading Vessels... Trades... Passenger ferries... Ships imported & ships constructed. Dry docks and patent slipways.

37677
BAER, George W.
ONE HUNDRED YEARS OF SEA POWER - The U.S. Navy, 1890-1990
$10.00 AUD

Stanford University Press. Stanford, Ca. 1994. 1st Ed. (12), 554 PP. Hard cover, dj (closed tear). Near fine. 23.4 x 15.6. 0804722730

33705
BARTON, G. B. (editor)
HISTORY OF NEW SOUTH WALES FROM THE RECORDS - Volume I: Governor Phillip 1783-1789
$25.00 AUD

Hale & Iremonger. Sydney. 1980. Facsimile reprint of the 1889 original. LXXXV, (3), 625 PP, plus 11 plates (1 map, 1 plan, 3 folded maps and 6 engravings). Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 22.3 x 14.5. 0908094639

12091
BATEMAN, Sam & SHERWOOD, Dick (editors)
AUSTRALIA'S MARITIME BRIDGE INTO ASIA
$15.00 AUD

Allen & Unwin / Royal Australian Navy. Sydney. 1995. 1st Ed. XXIII, 247 PP with 46 tables and 13 figures. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 23.5 x 16. 1863738932

Strategic issues for Asia and Australia - Australian maritime capabilities of relevance to Asia: ships and shipping, education and vocational training, aquaculture and mariculture...

11882
BATES, John
THE LAST ISLANDS
$10.00 AUD

Boolarong. Brisbane. 1993. 2nd edition, updated of the 1990 original. 120 PP with 1 drawing, 5 maps, 9 b/w & 29 colour photos. Illustrated endpapers. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 20.8 x 14.8. 0864391684

History of the Whitsunday and Cumberland Islands.

34474
BATHE. E. W., RUBIN DE CERVIN, G. B. & TAILLEMITE, E.
THE GREAT AGE OF SAIL
$10.00 AUD

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

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

18238
BERCKMAN, Evelyn
CREATORS AND DESTROYERS OF THE ENGLISH NAVY, as related by State Papers Domestic
$10.00 AUD

Hamish Hamilton. London. 1974. 1st Ed. XII, 212 PP, plus 16 pages with 20 b/w illustrations. Eps: Seals. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 22 x 14. 241890349

In the 17th Century, the Royal Navy flourished under the guidance of Elizabeth I, Charles I & Charles II, but was neglected under James I & Oliver Cromwell.

34797
BLACKMAN, Raymond V. B. (editor)
JANE'S FIGHTING SHIPS 1972-73
$25.00 AUD

Chin Shan / Sampson Low, Marston & Co. Taipei, Taiwan. c. 1972. Taiwanese reprint of the 75th yearly issue. (4), 745 PP with some 3400 illust., (about 2900 b/w photos & 500 scale drawings). Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (closed tear). Very good. 30.2 x 21.

35168
BLOHM + VOSS
NAVAL LOGISTICS
$10.00 AUD

Blohm + Voss A.G. Hamburg. 1982. 1st Ed. 24 PP with graphs, organigrams, and 9 b/w & 10 colour photos. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21.

Blohm + Voss Logistics support for the Navies of the World, training, Electronic Data Processing...

35170
BLOHM + VOSS
MEKO 360 Frigate, Short Description
$5.00 AUD

Blohm + Voss A.G. Hamburg. 1983. 1st Ed. Brochure: 4 PP with 1 plan, 1 profile, and 4 colour photos. Pictorial cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21.

17928
BLOTTIERE, G. & PERDRIEL. G.
LES VOILES DE LA LIBERTE
$20.00 AUD

Sodicom. Paris. 1989. 1st Ed. 192 PP with colour illust. Eps: Crests of the tall ships participating in the bicentennial gathering in Rouen. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj. Fine. French text. 32 x 24. 2950419402

Gathering of tall ships in the port of Rouen to celebrate the bicentennial of the French Revolution of 1789.

31796
BREMER, Stuart
HOME AND BACK - Australia's Golden Era of Passenger Ships
$5.00 AUD

Dreamweaver. Sydney. 1986. Reprint of the 1984 original. 224 PP with b/w photos. Fp: Poster on P & O, regular fortnightly sailings. Half title page: Come 'Home' via Suez. Eps: Liners alongside Princes Pier, Port Melbourne. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 30 x 23. 0949825069

The principal shipping companies trading to Australia & around its coastline, between 1900 & 1970. Aberdeen Line, White Star Line, including A.U.S.N., Burns Philp, Melbourne Steamship Company...

20111
BRENNAN, Frank
THE AUSTRALIAN COMMONWEALTH SHIPPING LINE
$10.00 AUD

Roebuck. Canberra. 1978. 1st Ed., Roebuck Society publication No. 20. VII, 72 PP plus 24 pages with 39 photos in b/w, 2 b/w maps. Fp: Sketch of Australian cargo ships, Class D & E. REP: Certificate of Discharge, recto-verso. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket has a few small nicks, o/wise fine. 24.8 x 18. 0909434115

Creation of the Commonwealth Shipping Line in 1915, to serve Australian needs during and just after WWI (up to 1927).

16823
BURGESS, Michael
AIRCRAFT-CARRIERS AND AIRCRAFT-CARRYING CRUISERS
$10.00 AUD

Burgess Media Services. Wellington. 1980. 1st Ed. 64 PP with 60 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. Oblong: 14.5 x 21.

Pictorial record and history.

37679
CARSE, Robert
THE TWILIGHT OF SAILING SHIPS
$25.00 AUD

Galahad Books. New York. c.1970. Reprint of the 1966 "Galahad Books" edition (1965 original). Foreword by Howard I. Chapelle. 206 PP with 1 endpiece, 17 head pieces, 7 plans, 105 b/w and 14 colour illustrations. Fp (in colour): Clipper ship "Red Jacket", by Gordon Grant. Eps: Map of the maiden passages of the California clipper ships "Flying Cloud" & "Swordfish". Hard cover, gilt titlre, dj. Dust jacket in a protective sleeve. Near fine. 28 x 21.

Final days of many types of vessels, showing the slow decadence of the sailing freighters and their ultimate economic death.

37265
CARTER, John Swain
AMERICAN TRADERS IN EUROPEAN PORTS - The Alexander O. Vietor Collection of Ship Portraits, Charts and Related Material
$25.00 AUD

Peabody Museum of Salem. Salem, Massachusetts. 1982. 1st Ed., limited to 2000 copies. XX, 36 PP with 44 b/w illustrations and 4 colour paintings on full page. Fp: Alexander Orr Vietor. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 27.9 x 21.5. 0875770681

Including a Guide to European ship portrait artists for the period 1750-1850.

18110
CHANT, Christopher
NAVAL FORCES OF THE WORLD
$10.00 AUD

Collins Willow. London. 1984. 1st Ed. 228, (4 index) PP with 44 maps, 97 tables, 37 drawings, 219 b/w & 48 colour photos. Illustrated half title-page, title-page and endpapers. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 31 x 24. 0002181134

The nature of modern sea power after the Falklands war. Country by country, from Albania to Zaire. Warships of the world. Ship-launched missiles.

36662
CHAPELLE, Howard I.
THE AMERICAN FISHING SCHOONERS 1825-1935
$30.00 AUD

W. W. Norton. New York. 1973. 1st Ed. 690 PP with 137 plates, 39 figures and numerous sketch-drawings in the important "Notebook" part of this book. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). Old tape marks on front and rear endpapers, signature of previous owner on FFEP. Light foxing around outside edges, o/wise a very good clean copy. 24 x 16. 0393031233

The history of the commercial fishing schooner, its development in design, function and construction.

15846
CHARLWOOD, Don
SETTLERS UNDER SAIL
$10.00 AUD

Government Printing Office. Melbourne. 1991. Second edition of the 1978 original. VI, 49 PP with 1 map, 1 colour photo, and 44 b/w illust. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 25 x 17.5. 0724184325

65653
CHARLWOOD, Don
SETTLERS UNDER SAIL
$15.00 AUD

Burgewood Books. Melbourne. 2002. Fourth edition of the 1978 original. V, 49 PP with b/w illustrations throughout and 1 colour centrefold of Loch Ard Gorge circa 1980. Pictorial card cover (Flying Cloud by Jack Spurling). Fine. 25 x 17.5. 1876425067

The days of the sailing ship and the reconstruction of the wreck of the Loch Ard which foundered in sea mist off Mutton Bird Island, west of Cape Otway in 1878.

34427
CHATTERTON, E. Keble
OLD SHIP PRINTS
$20.00 AUD

Spring Books. London. 1967. Second impression of the 1965 reprint of the 1927 original. XII, (2), 182 PP with 2 engravings, plus 60 pages with 109 b/w illust and 7 colour plates. Fp: The city of Treviso. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj (chipped around edges and protected). Signature on FFEP. Very good. 25.3 x 19.

History of the sailing ship in art.

33929
CLARKE, Captain W. V. J.
COLE'S SHIPMASTERS' HANDBOOK TO THE MERCHANT SHIPPING ACTS
$20.00 AUD

Brown, Son & Ferguson. Glasgow. 1949. 6th edition of the 1913 original. XVII, (3), 268 PP. Cloth cover, title in blind on front cover and gilt on spine. Light foxing on first and last pages, o/wise a near fine copy. Image shows the title-page. 21.8 x 14.2.

Being a practical guide to the Acts and Regulations for Shipmasters and all connected with the Mercantile Marine.

33732
CLARKE, Ian T.
DEODAR - The Story of Auckland's Water Police
$20.00 AUD

David Bateman. Auckland. 1994. 1st Ed. X, 142 PP with 1 b/w photo (HMS Deodar), plus 16 pages with 34 b/w photos. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 24 x 16. 1869531752

36629
CLIFF, Paul (editor)
A SPORTING NATION - Celebrating Australia's Sporting Life
$20.00 AUD

National Library of Australia. Canberra. 1999. 1st Ed. VI, 130 PP with b/w and colour photos. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 26.5 x 21.5. 0642107041

26 sports featured: Rod and Reel (fishing) - Making a wave (water skiing and powerboating) - Boards, sand, togs and flags (Surfboard riding, bodysurfing, life saving)...

37537
COLLINS, Bruce E.
THE WRECK OF THE PENGUIN
$25.00 AUD

Steele Roberts. Wellington. 2000. 1st Ed. 128 PP with b/w illustrations (maps & plans, drawings, paintings and photographs). Title page: the Penguin leaving Wellington. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. Oblong: 20 x 28. 1877228281

Wreck of the New Zealand Union Steam Ship Penguin, 12th February 1909, with loss of 72 lives.

33788
COMMONWEALTH BANK
SHIPS IN AUSTRALIA'S HISTORY
$15.00 AUD

Commonwealth Bank. Melbourne. 1970. 1st Ed. 16 PP with 20 colour illustrations by Graham Back. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 24.3 x 18.

Earliest visitors, H.M. Bark Endeavour, Famous Ships in our Exploration, Whalers and Sealers, The Great Days of Sail, Canvas Gives Way to Steam, The Days of the Rivermen, Australia's Current Shipping Picture (shows the Iron Hunter). A very well illustrated booklet.

35739
CORNWELL, E. L. (editor)
THE ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF SHIPS
$10.00 AUD

Octopus. London. 1979. Reprint of the 1979 original published by New English Library. 479 PP with 355 b/w & 465 col. illust. Half-title page: Argentinian Libertade. Fp: Frigate. Hard cover, dj (spine sunned). Some foxing of endpapers and on first and last leaves. Very good. Large format: 34.5 x 24.5. 0706411560

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

37597
CORSON, F. Reid
THE ATLANTIC FERRY IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY
$30.00 AUD

Sampson Low, Marston. London. c. 1937. 1st Ed. X, 277 PP with 58 outline sketches of Liners, plus 32 plates with 35 b/w photos, 6 plates with liners in colour and 16 pages with 48 funnels and 48 house flags in colour. Fp (in colour): folded plate with R.M.M.V. Britannic of the White Star Line. Cloth cover worn around edges, sunned spine. Hinges a little weak. Bookplate of previous owner on inside front cover and signature on FFEP. Paper ageing but only occasional light foxing. A very good copy of a scarce title. 22.8 x 14.5.

Covers the years before the war, post-war developments on the ferry, the Cunard Line, White Star, Leyland, Anchor and Scandinavian Lines, Dominion, Beaver, Allan & Canadian Pacific Lines, American, Red Star, United States, German Lines, French, Dutch & Italian Lines....

34673
CRAMER, Max
TREASURES, TRAGEDIES AND TRIUMPHS OF THE BATAVIA COAST - A true story of discovery and adventure in the 20th Century
$35.00 AUD

Author / Scott Four Colour Print. Perth. 1999. 1st Ed. XVIII, 334 PP with 6 maps and 90 b/w illustrations, plus 16 pages with 31 colour photos. Eps: Dutch chart. Pictorial card covers with light wear, otherwise fine. 21 x 14.8. 064638483X

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

37979
CREDLAND, Arthur G.
THE HULL WHALING TRADE - An Arctic Enterprise
$15.00 AUD

Hutton Press. Beverley, East Yorkshire. 1995. 1st Ed. 155 PP with 1 map, 12 colour and 98 b/w illustrations. Pictorial stiff covers. Fine. Oblong: 19.9 x 20.8. 9781872167732

Whaling fisheries: Greenland and Davis Strait...

15960
CROWDY, Michael
LEIF HÖEGH & CO a/s OSLO - The Firm and the Fleet 1928-1968
$5.00 AUD

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

71721
CUNYNGHAM-BROWN, Sjovald
THE TRADERS - A Story of Britain's South-east Asian Commercial Adventure
$30.00 AUD

Newman Neame, for Guthrie & Co. London. 1971. 1st Ed. 352 PP with facsimile of a letter in text, plus 28 pages with 43 b/w illust. Fp: Alexander Guthrie. Eps: The Guthrie Coat of Arms. Hard cover, dj. Small rub at bottom of dust jacket on front, o/wise a near fine copy. 24.5 x 16. 080174132

Story of the firm founded by Alexander Guthrie, in Singapore, which expanded through Malaysia, Australia, Southern Africa and the United Kingdom.

35283
DAGGETT, Kendrick Price
FIFTY YEARS OF FORTITUDE - The Maritime Career of Captain Jotham Blaisdell of Kennebunk, Maine, 1810-1860
$20.00 AUD

Mystic Seaport Museum. Mystic, Connecticut. 1988. 1st Ed., Volume XII in The American Maritime Library series. XIV, (2), 173 PP with 10 b/w illust., plus 18 pages with 15 b/w illust. Fp: Ship Mount Washington. Eps: North Atlantic Track Chart. Cloth cover, dj. Near fine. 23.6 x 15.8. 0913372439

55 years in the North Atlantic trades: Caribbean sugar, Southern cotton, European salt, wine, manufactured goods and emigrants.

37567
DE BLOSSEVILLE, Marquis
HISTOIRE DE LA COLONISATION PENALE ET DES ETABLISSEMENTS DE L'ANGLETERRE EN AUSTRALIE
$200.00 AUD

Imprimerie de Auguste Herissey. Evreux. 1859. 1st Ed. (4), VIII, XXXII, VIII, (2), 569 PP. Marbled boards, cloth spine, gilt title on vignette on spine. Marbled endpapers. Ex library copy with discreet stamp of Bibliotheque Populaire du XIXe Arrondissement. Ageing of paper, some foxing. Still a very good copy. Scarce. French text. 21.5 x 13.7.

Early convict transportation to the Americas, choice of New Holland after the American War of Independence. Successive governors in Australia from Phillip to Brisbane and Darling. (Ferguson: 7152a). Based on the 1831 edition of Histoire des Colonies penales de l'Angleterre dans l'Australie (Ferguson: 1424).

14385
DE LA VARENDE, Jean
CHERISH THE SEA - A History of Sail
$25.00 AUD

Sidgwick & Jackson. London. 1955. 1st English edition of the 1952 French original "La Navigation Sentimentale". XI, 348 PP with 170 technical sketches by author, plus 16 pages with 12 b/w plates. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). Dust jacket with rubbed patches and small chip at head of spine and in a protective sleeve. Near fine. 22 x 15.

From the infancy of sail to the clippers, including the exotic (baggala, junk, .. zarook). An excellent copy of a scarce book.

36400
DEANE, Heather
LIFEBOAT
$15.00 AUD

Franklin Watts / RNLI. London. 1986. 1st Ed. 48 PP with 1 map, 8 b/w illust., 15 drawings and 50 colour illust. (2 cutaways and 48 photos). Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. 25.3 x 19.5. 0863133185

16218
DOVEY, Rik & SAMINS, Sally
12-METRE, THE NEW BREED - The Battle for the 26th America's Cup
$15.00 AUD

Ellsyd Press. Sydney. 1986. 1st Ed., with a foreword by Ben Lexcen. 160 PP, profusely illustrated in b/w & colour. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 30.5 x 22. 0949290033

An invaluable guide to the defence of the America's Cup at Fremantle in 1987.

36084
DOWNEY, Joseph T.
THE CRUISE OF THE PORTSMOUTH, 1845-1847 - A Sailor's View of the Naval Conquest of California
$15.00 AUD

Yale University Press. New Haven. 1963. Reissue of the 1958 original edited by Howard Lamar, No. 4 in Western Historical series. XXII, 246 PP with 1 tail piece, 5 head pieces, 2 sketch-maps and 3 sketch-plans. Fp (in colour): The conquest of California, by Alfred Sully. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price-clipped). Repaired tear at top of dust jacket, o/wise a very good clean copy. 23.5 x 15.5.

33910
DUNLAP, G. D. & SHUFELDT, H. H.
DUTTON'S NAVIGATION AND PILOTING
$10.00 AUD

Naval Institute Press. Annapolis. 1972. 3rd printing with corrections of the 1969 (12th) edition, original of 1926. (10), 734, (10), II, 25 PP with b/w or coloured illustrations. Eps: Charts. Cloth cover (lightly soiled). Faint foxing, o/wise very good. 26 x 17.7. 0870211633

37331
DUNN, Laurence (editor)
A SOURCE BOOK OF SHIPS
$5.00 AUD

Ward Lock. London. 1970. 1st Ed. 160 PP with over 150 bw illust. (drawings, paintings, photos). Fp: The Great Tea Race of 1866. Hard cover. Very good. Oblong: 12.2 x 17.5. 706312155

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

18659
FAIRHALL, David
RUSSIA LOOKS TO THE SEA - A Study of the Expansion of Soviet Maritime Power
$10.00 AUD

Andre Deutsch. London. 1971. 1st Ed. 287 PP with 6 figures (5 maps) & 42 tables, plus 16 pages with 28 b/w photos. Hard cover. Image shows title-page. Light foxing mostly around page edges. Near fine. 23.5 x 15.6. 0233962247

Expansion of merchant shipping, fishing fleets, oceanographic research, as well as naval operations with overseas bases or floating support.

34014
FARRINGTON, Karen
SHIPWRECKS
$20.00 AUD

Parkgate Books. London. 1999. 1st Ed. 144 PP with 139 b/w photos. Title spread: Wreck on the Skeleton Coast, Namibia, providing nesting site for local seabirds. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Fine. 31.3 x 23.7. 1902616138

37896
FENTON, Roy & CLARKSON, John
SHIPS IN FOCUS RECORD 14
$15.00 AUD

Ships in Focus Publications. London. 2000. Issue Number 14. 64 PP (65 to 128) with 108 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21. 1901703118

Fleet in Focus: Furness North Pacific Ships (part 1). Whitbury Shipping Co. Ltd. Fleet List. Australian two-funnellers, by Ian Farquhar... Torquay Harbour in the thirties (part 2)...

18598
FIRKINS, Peter
OF NAUTILUS AND EAGLES - History of the Royal Australian Navy
$15.00 AUD

Hutchinson. Melbourne. 1983. Revised and updated edition from the 1975 original. VIII, 279 PP with 19 maps, plus 36 pages with 69 b/w photos. Eps: Naval Review. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 23.5 x 15.5. 091482909

34170
LE FLEMING, H. M.
WARSHIPS OF WORLD WAR I, No. 2 - Cruisers (British and German)
$20.00 AUD

Ian Allan. London. 1962. Reprint of the 1960 original. 73 PP with tables & 67 b/w photos. Title page: Light cruiser H.M.S. Dublin at sea. Stiff covers, pictorial front (HMS Shannon in 1915). Front cover with a few small rubs, o/wise fine. 18 x 12.

14515
FRENCH, Edgar
THE MIRACLE AT SCOTTS' SHED - A History of the Blairgowrie Yacht Squadron 1952-82
$25.00 AUD

Georgian House. Melbourne. 1983. 1st Ed. (10), 262 PP with b/w illust. (photos, drawings...). Illustrated title-page. Eps: Chart of the Southern Waters of Port Phillip Bay. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24 x 19. 0855855071X

Foundation and development of this yacht club based on the Mornington Peninsula.

21060
GANTER, Regina
THE PEARL-SHELLERS OF TORRES STRAIT, Resource Use, Development and Decline, 1860s-1960s
$60.00 AUD

Melbourne University Press. Melbourne. 1994. 1st Ed. XVIII, 300 PP with 3 tables, 3 fig. & 5 maps, plus 12 pages with 21 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. Scarce. 21.5 x 14. 0522845479

The progress of pearl-shelling from its heyday, through several crises due to over-fishing to its present cautious management.

36321
GARDINER-GARDEN, C. W.
THE PORT OF WOLLONGONG
$15.00 AUD

Illawarra Historical Society. Wollongong. 1959. 2nd edition of the 1953 original limited to 1500 copies. 24 PP with 7 b/w illust. Illustrated card cover. Ingleton bookplate. Near fine. 21 x 13.8.

History of the Illawarra and its harbour outlet.

37592
GARDNER, Richard E.
THE FLYING NAVY
$15.00 AUD

Almark Publishing. London. 1971. 1st Ed. 80 PP with b/w illustrations (2 profiles, 9 sets of plans and photos) and 8 colour photos. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Dust jacket lightly rubbed, o/wise near fine. 21.4 x 15. 0855240407

31368
GIBBONS, Tony & MILLER, David
THE NEW ILLUSTRATED GUIDE TO MODERN WARSHIPS
$5.00 AUD

Smithmark. New York. 1992. New edition, completely revised and updated. 160 PP with over 120 b/w and colour illust. Illustrations on title spread, half title page and endpapers. Pictorial laminated boards. Small smudge at top corner of front endpaper, o/wise near fine. 22.2 x 12.2. 0831750537

65 classes of modern warships covered.

31748
GOLDRICK, James
NO EASY ANSWERS - The Development of the Navies of India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka 1945-1996
$20.00 AUD

Lancer Publishing. New Dehli. 1997. 1st Ed., No. 2 in the Papers in Australian Maritime Affairs series. XIII, 225 PP with 5 tables, 1 plan and 1 map, plus 26 pages with 26 b/w photos. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Fine. 22.3 x 14.5. 1897829027

Evolution of their naval forces structures... Chapter 4: The Indo-Pakistan war at sea.

35101
GOSS, Pete
CLOSE TO THE WIND
$10.00 AUD

Hodder Headline. London. 1998. 1st paperback edition. (6), 282 PP with 1 map and 2 facsimile of faxes, plus 16 pages with 1 b/w and 42 colour photos. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 23.2 x 15.2. 074727519X

Autobiography, early years yachting and racing. Round-the-world yacht race Vendée Globe of 1996-97 on the Aqua Quorum and rescue in the Southern Ocean of fellow competitor Raphael Dinelli.

33893
GREEN, G. A.
PRACTICAL SHIP STABILITY FOR BEGINNERS
$20.00 AUD

Brown, Son & Ferguson. Glasgow. 1942. Reprint of the 1939 original. 96 PP with 46 figures. Cloth cover, dj (repaired and protected). Foxing spots on edges and endpapers, name of previous owner on front endpaper. Very good. 21.8 x 14.2.

34581
GREENHILL, Basil (editor)
THE NATIONAL MARITIME MUSEUM
$10.00 AUD

Philip Wilson / Scala. London. 1986. Reprint of the 1982 original. 144 PP with b/w and colour illust. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 27.5 x 20. 0876671339

The building itself, the collection, the exhibits: from archaeology to modern times, the marine paintings ...

37672
HALE, John richard
FAMOUS SEA FIGHTS - From Salamis to Tsu-Shima
$25.00 AUD

Methuen. London. 1911. 1st Ed. XII, 350 PP, plus 11 pages with 12 plans and 16 plates with 17 b/w illustrations. Fp: The Battle of Trafalgar. Cloth cover, gilt device and title on front cover and spine. Foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. 19.5 x 13.5.

Salamis, 480 B.C... Sluys, 1340... Trafalgar, 1805... Tsu-Shima, 1905.

35819
HALLS, Chris
AUSTRALIA'S WORST SHIPWRECKS
$10.00 AUD

Rigby. Adelaide. 1978. 1st Ed. 158 PP with 5 maps, plus 8 pages with 14 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 22 x 14. 0727009494

Zuytdorp, Star of Greece, Quetta, ...

37052
HAMILTON-PATERSON, James
THE GREAT DEEP - The Sea and its Thresholds
$20.00 AUD

Random House. New York. 1992. 1st US edition. (14), 300, (4) PP with 7 b/w illust. on full page. Hard cover, gilt title on cloth spine, dj. Fine. 24.2 x 16.5.

Charts and naming - Islands and boundaries - Reefs and seeing - Wrecks and death... Pirates and nomads (in the Sulu Archipelago).

33749
HAWS, Duncan
SHIPS AND THE SEA - A Chronological Review
$15.00 AUD

Hart Davis, MacGibbon. London. 1976. 1st UK. Ed. 240 PP with b/w and colour illustrations by AB Nordbok. Illustrated endpapers. Hard cover, device on front cover. Near fine. 30 x 27. 0246109181

Story of ships and sea: from humble beginnings to their present-day significance.

37766
HEATON, Peter
YACHTING - A History
$15.00 AUD

Charles Scribner's Sons. New York. 1956. 1st US edition of the 1955 UK original. 280 PP with 5 tail-pieces and 109 figures (line drawings, paintings & b/w photos). Fp: The fabulous J Class Endeavour I leading Endeavour II. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price-clipped). Note on front endpaper, o/wise near fine. 22.7 x 15.5.

38122
HENDERSON, Graeme (editor)
LEEUWIN - A Maritime Heritage
$15.00 AUD

Western Australian Museum. Perth. 1987. 1st Ed. Foreword by Paul Hasluck. (2), 40, (2) PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. Oblong: 21 x 23. 0730914658

Sail Training Ship of West Australia.

36833
HENDERSON, James A.
PHANTOMS OF THE TRYALL
$35.00 AUD

St George Books / W.A. Newspapers Ltd. Perth. 1993. 1st Ed. XII, 193 PP with 2 maps of the last voyage of the Tryall 1622 and 27 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21.5 x 15.2. 0867780533

Documented account of Australia's first shipwreck, the English East India Company's vessel Tryall in 1622 off the Monte Bello Islands in Western Australia's north-west. The remains discovered in 1969 but later devastated by the 'Gelignite Buccaneer'. The turbulent story of the battle to save Australia's historic wrecks.

36492
HENRY, Fred
SHIPS OF THE ISLE OF MAN STEAM PACKET CO. LTD.
$5.00 AUD

Brown, Son & Ferguson. Glasgow. 1967. 2nd edition of the 1962 original. 64 PP with 1 portrait, 2 maps and 24 b/w photos. Stapled pictorial soft cover. Fine. 18.5 x 12.2.

35208
HOBSON, Richmond Pearson
THE SINKING OF THE MERRIMAC
$10.00 AUD

Naval Institute Press. Annapolis. 1987. Reprint of the 1899 original, in the Classic of Naval Literature series, with an introduction and notes by Richard W. Turk. XXXVI, 193, (2) PP with 60 b/w illust. Cloth cover, gilt device and title on front cover and spine, ribbon page-marker. Fine. 21.5 x 14.5 0870216325

USA / Spanish War of 1899.

42462
HOLLAND, Francis Ross
LIGHTHOUSES
$20.00 AUD

MetroBooks / Friedman / Fairfax Publishers. New York. 1885. 1st US edition. 120 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Fp: Sandy Hook lighthouse, New Jersey. Hard cover, dj. Part of the front cover of dust jacket lightly sunned.. Brief note on front endpaper. Faint foxing on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 31.5 x 27.2. 9781567992014

History and development of these structures since antiquity. Lighthouses of the British Isles, the United States of America, Canada and the Caribbean.

21391
HORNSBY, David
OCEAN SHIPS - 1986
$15.00 AUD

Ian Allan. London. 1986. Revised and updated edition, from the 1964 original. 288 PP with tables and 246 b/w photos. Title spread: British Respect. Laminated pictorial boards (Royal Princess). Near fine. 22.3 x 15. 0711015023

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

21393
HORNSBY, David
OCEAN SHIPS - 1996
$15.00 AUD

Ian Allan. London. 1996. Revised and updated edition, from the 1964 original. 224 PP with tables and 168 bw photos. Title spread: "Eckert Oldendorff". Half title page: "Maasdam". Laminated pictorial boards ("Oriana"). Name of previous owner on inside front cover. Near fine. 24 x 17.5. 0711024286

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

12369
HOUGH, Richard
NELSON
$15.00 AUD

Books for Pleasure. Sydney. 1980. 1st Australian edition. 192 PP with 111 b/w & 55 colour illust. Fp: Nelson by Leonardo Guzzardi. Eps: 18th Century English coverlet embroidered in silks and gold. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 25 x 19. 092602060

A biography of the national hero, victor of Cape St.Vincent, the Nile (Aboukir) and Trafalgar, who died while defeating the Franco-Spanish Fleet at Trafalgar on 21 October 1805.

34298
HOWAY, Frederic W. (editor)
VOYAGES OF THE COLUMBIA TO THE NORTHWEST COAST 1787-1790 and 1790-1793
$40.00 AUD

Oregon Historical Society. Portland. 1990. North Pacific studies series, Volume No.13. Facsimile reprint of the 1941 edition by the Massachusetts Historical Society. (8), XXVII, 518, (2 adv.) PP with 1 map, 1 facsimile of title page of Haswell's log, plus 9 b/w plates (2 sketch maps and 7 illust.). Fp: Robert Haswell. Hard cover, gilt title on cloth spine, dj. Fine. 26 x 16.5. 087595250X

First American maritime expedition engaged in fur trading between the NW coast of America and China. Compilation from 4 journals, letters and the remnants of the official log of Columbia.

58177
HUGHES, Lt.-Colonel Henry
IMMORTAL SAILS - A Story of a Welsh Port and some of its Ships
$5.00 AUD

T. Stephenson. Prescot. 1969. 2nd Ed. 240 PP, plus 34 b/w plates. Fp: Portrait of the author. Hard cover with reinforced dust jacket which is price-clipped. Several relevant picture cards pasted down throughout the book plus a newspaper article and an article from Sea Breezes. Previous owner's signature on inside front cover. Book is still in very good condition and an acceptable reading/working copy. 22.3 x 15.

Development of the harbour of Portmadoc. Slate trade, phosphate trade, with the Dutch West Indies, trade with Labrador and Newfoundland. Coastal trade.

38284
HUIZINGA, Leonhard
TAKE YOUR JACKET OFF - The chronicle of a merchant house as seen against 75 years of world history
$10.00 AUD

Hagemeyer. Amsterdam. 1975. 1st English edition of the Dutch original "Trek jij je jas eens uit". 236 PP with 1 map and 84 b/w illustrations. Cloth cover, seals in blind on front and back covers, gilt title on spine, dj. Occasional foxing spots, o/wise fine. 26 x 18.3.

Founding of the firm in Surabaja, 1900, by Johan and Anton Hagemeijer... Agencies in Adelaide, and Brisbane , 1968.

37632
HUMBLE, Richard (editor)
THE EXPLORERS
$10.00 AUD

Time-Life Books. Amsterdam. 1984. 3rd European English language printing of the 1978 original, in The Seafarers series. 176 PP with b/w and colour illust. Title page: Hand painted wooden Globe Vert, 1515. Eps: World map and routes of the early explorers from Portugal and Spain. Simile leather covers, colour illustration pasted down on front cover. Near fine. 28.7 x 24. 705406229

Vasco Da Gama, Christopher Columbus, Ferdinand Magellan...

31772
HUNT, Susan & CARTER, Paul
TERRE NAPOLEON - Australia through French Eyes 1800-1804
$10.00 AUD

Historic Houses Trust of New South Wales. Sydney. 1999. 1st Ed., with a foreword by Jacqueline Bonnemains. (8), 148 PP with b/w and colour illust., and 46 plates in b/w and colour. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 30 x 24. 0949753866

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

37062
HUNT, William R.
TO STAND AT THE POLE - The Dr. Cook - Admiral Peary North Pole Controversy
$20.00 AUD

Stein and Day. New York. 1981. 1st Ed. XIV, (2), 288 PP, plus 18 pages with 21 b/w illust. Hard cover, gilt title on cloth spine, dj. Fine. 24.2 x 16. 0812827732

Who was the first man to reach the North Pole.

37699
HURD, Archibald
THE SEA TRADERS
$15.00 AUD

Cassell. London. 1921. 1st Ed. VI, 224 PP. Cloth cover, device in blind on front cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Light foxing on outside edges and pages. Note on front endpaper. Near fine. 20.7 x 14.

How the Island of Britain expanded world wide. Merchant Seamen of Bristol... Foundations of Eastern Trade & the East India Company... Samuel Cunard...

37263
HUTCHINSON, Frank (editor)
LA NOUVELLE-GALLES DU SUD, La Colonie-Mère des Australies
$250.00 AUD

Charles Potter, Imprimeur du Gouvernement. Sydney. 1896. 1st French edition, translated from the original New South Wales: The Mother Colony of the Australias by Albin Villebal. XIV, 338 (last blank) PP with 1 b/w photo, plus 1 folded panorama, 2 graphs (1 folded), 4 folded maps (2 of them Meteorological), and 48 plates with 53 b/w illustrations. 2 large folded maps (closed tears but complete) at rear of book (1 of them loose). Fp: Plate Le Conseil des Ministres with 10 portraits). Decorated endpapers. Very attractive bright gilt decorated red cloth cover and spine. Gift plate on front endpaper, hinges of endpapers starting. Few foxing spots on edges, o/wise near fine. French text. 25.5 x 16.

Geography and weather, by H.C. Russell... Constitution and Laws, by Professor Pitt Cobbett... Wool Industry, by Henry W. Wright... Federation, by Edward Dowling. Ref. Ferguson 10713.

37733
HYDE, Francis E.
SHIPPING ENTERPRISE AND MANAGEMENT 1830-1939 - Harrisons of Liverpool
$20.00 AUD

Liverpool University Press. Liverpool. 1967. 1st Ed. XX, 208 PP with 19 tables, plus 15 b/w plates. Fp: Portrait of Thomas Harrison (1815-1888). Cloth cover, dj (price-clipped). Top edge tinted. Dust jacket is a little rubbed /chipped around edges and in a protective sleeve. A near fine copy. 23.6 x 16.

38235
HYNDS, Paul
WORLDWIDE HIGH SPEED FERRIES
$30.00 AUD

Conway. London. 1992. 1st Ed. 160 PP with b/w illustrations (photos, plans, drawings and artist impressions). Fp: Surface-piercing foils carry the weight of this Rodriguez-built hydrofoil. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 27.5 x 20.2. 085177587X

16005
IRELAND, Bernard
THE BUSY CHANNEL
$5.00 AUD

Ian Allan. London. 1981. 1st Ed. 144 PP with b/w photos. Title-page: A selection of 7 vessels. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Near fine. 24 x 18. 0711011389

Photographic survey of 30 years of shipping on the busiest waterway of the world. Coasters and short sea traders, ferries, warships, fishing vessels, tugs, tows and service craft.

37541
ISELIN, Isaac
JOURNAL OF A TRADING VOYAGE AROUND THE WORLD. 1805-1808
$20.00 AUD

Ye Galleon Press. Fairfield, Washington, USA. 1999. 1st Ye Galleon edition of an 1897 original. (10), 110, 1 colophon PP. Illustrated endpapers. Hard case binding, decorated front cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Fine. 26 x 18.4. 0877706689

Isaac Iselin, a Swiss supercargo of the brig Maryland, owned by the New York Commision House (brokerage firm) of Le Roy, Bayard & McEvers. New York, Cape Verde Islands, Falkland Islands, Cape Horn, coasts of Chile and Peru, Marquesas Islands (20/11 to 10/12/1806), coast of Mexico, Sandwich Islands (Hawai'i) 18th May to 20th July 1807...

21512
JOHANNESSON, Tomas
HILLERSTRÖM'S 1891-1976
$10.00 AUD

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

The history of Hillerström's Helsingborg.

11493
JOHNSON, David
THE AUCKLAND FERRY BUILDING
$10.00 AUD

Auckland Maritime Museum. Auckland. 1988. 1st Ed. (4), 59 PP with b/w illust., plus 16 pages with 27 colour illust. Eps: Plans of the building. Pictorial card cover. Near fine. 29.5 x 21. 04730068X

The building which, since 1912, is keeper of the City's gateway.

31993
JOHNSTON, Ivy and Judy
BLACK AND GOLD - The Story of Life Saving in the Borough of Queenscliff - A History of Point Lonsdale Surf Life Saving Club. 1947-1987
$30.00 AUD

Authors. Port Phillip. 1987. 1st Ed. V, 336 PP with 3 maps and 190 b/w illustrations. Pictorial laminated boards. Top of the rear hinge repaired, o/wise near fine. 30.5 x 21.5. 1862529108

Entrance to Port Phillip Bay, Victoria.

73487
JONES, A. G. E.
SHIPS EMPLOYED IN THE SOUTH SEAS TRADE 1775-1861 (volume 1)
$40.00 AUD

Roebuck. Canberra. 1986. 1st Ed., Roebuck Society Publication No. 36. XVIII, 276, (104 Index) PP with b/w illust., charts, ports, sailing ships & whaling scenes. Inside covers: docks on the Thames River. Pictorial card covers rubbed around edges with a repaired tear at top of spine, small creases at top and bottom of front corners, o/wise contents fine. 24.8 x 17.6. 0909434301

Includes: Registrar general of shipping and seamen, transcripts of Registers of Shipping 1787-1862 (part III).

35367
KENDALL, Dave
THE COMPLETE BOOK OF BOAT MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR
$5.00 AUD

Doubleday. New York. 1975. 2nd printing. (10), 212 PP with 84 b/w photos. Hard cover, cloth spine, dj (price-clipped). Near fine. 24 x 16. 038504450X

34454
KIRKUP, James
THESE HORNED ISLANDS - A Journal of Japan
$10.00 AUD

Collins. London. 1962. 2nd impression in March 1962 of the January 1962 original. 448 PP with 1 map, plus 8 pages with 12 b/w photos. Cloth cover, dj (price clipped). Chipped dust jacket, some foxing. Very good. 21.8 x 14.5.

The author worked for 2 years (1959 / 1960) as lecturer in English literature at the University of Sendai, Japan.

35241
LABAREE, Benjamin W.
A SUPPLEMENT (1971-1986) TO ROBERT G. ALBION'S NAVAL & MARITIME HISTORY - An Annotated Bibliography
$15.00 AUD

Mystic Seaport Museum / Munson Institute of American Maritime Studies. Mystic, Connecticut. 1988. 1st Ed. VIII, 232 PP. Pictorial soft cover. Crease on lower corner of front cover. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 25.3 x 17.8. 0913372463

Supplement to the Fourth Edition of 1972.

38040
LEIGH-BENNETT, E. P.
HISTORY OF A HOUSE FLAG
$60.00 AUD

Wm. Ruys & Zonen. Rotterdam. 1939. 1st Ed. 42 PP, plus 32 pages with 1 colour and 29 b/w illustrations. Fp: Portrait of Willem Ruys. Verso of frontispiece: House flags: WR of 1839, and RL of 1883. Cloth cover, title on gilt vignette on front cover. Bookplate on front endpaper. Fine. Scarce. 22.7 x 15

Centenary publication of "Rotterdam Lloyd", commemorating the sailing in October 1839 of the coppered bark Cornelis Wernard Eduard from Rotterdam to Java.

67146
LENTON, H. T. & COLLEDGE, J. J.
WARSHIPS OF WORLD WAR II
$30.00 AUD

Ian Allan. London. 1970. 4th impression of the 1964 original. 638 PP with many tables & hundreds of b/w photos. Fp: H.M.S. Warspite in Malta Habour. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Dust jacket has a few small chips or closed tears, o/wise near fine. 19 x 13. 711002029

A complete record of all known vessels of the Royal and Dominion Navies which participated in WWII. Capital ships, destroyers, submarines,... coastal forces and landing craft.

36521
LLOYD, Harvey, LEWIS, Tom et al.
VOYAGES - The Romance of Cruising
$15.00 AUD

Dorling Kindersley / Tehabi Books. London. 1999. 1st UK edition with a foreword by John Maxtone-Graham. 284 PP with maps and colour illust. (photos, posters...). Title spread: The Windtar cruises off St. Kitts on the way to Nevis. Eps: World map. Hard cover, title in blind on front cover and spine, dj. Fine. Large format: 31.5 x 26.3. 9780751308075

The world's 100 most exciting ports of call, selected by the world's leading travel writers.

34506
LUND, C. A.
COASTAL AND DEEP SEA NAVIGATION FOR YACHTSMEN
$10.00 AUD

Brown, Son & Ferguson. Glasgow. 1972. Reprint of the 6th edition of 1966 (original of 1934). X, 120 PP with tables, 65 figures, plus 1 folded chart and 3 colour plates. FEP: Deviation table. Hard cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. No. at top corner of front cover. Very good. 18.5 x 12.8.

35823
MACINTYRE, Captain Donald
SEA POWER IN THE PACIFIC - A History from the Sixteenth Century to the Present Day
$20.00 AUD

Arthur Barker Ltd. London. 1972. 1st Ed. 281 PP with 12 maps & plans. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 22 x 14. 213994569

From Portuguese ascendancy, and the Dutch East Indies Empire, to the opening of Japan by Commodore Perry and the Korean War of the 1950's and its aftermath.

37381
MARSDEN, Peter
BOOK OF SHIPS AND SHIPWRECKS
$25.00 AUD

B. T. Batsford Ltd. London. 1997. 1st Ed., in the English Heritage series. 128 PP with 90 b/w illustrations, plus 8 pages with 11 colour plates. Pictorial card cover. Fine 24.6 x 18.7. 03475366

Maritime archaeology in Britain... Roman ship found in London. The First British Navy of the 2nd century A. D.

37673
MARVEL, William (editor)
THE MONITOR CHRONICLES, One Sailor's Account - Today's Campaign to Recover the Civil War Wreck
$15.00 AUD

The Mariners' Museum / Simon & Schuster. New York. 2000. 1st Ed. 272 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (map, painting, photos) and facsimile of written documents. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 23.5 x 20.5. 0684869977

The Civil War Ironclad Monitor, past (sunk off Cape Hatteras on 31st December 1862) and present (campaign of 1999 to recover the wreck).

20337
McLEAY, Alison
THE WORLD OF THE ONEDIN LINE
$10.00 AUD

Ure Smith. Sydney. 1977. 1st Ed. 144 PP with b/w & colour photos in text. Hard cover, dj. Renewed endpapers, o/wise near fine. 24 x 17.5. 0725403853

The book on the television series. The film and the real life of the shipowner James Baines and the hard-driving Captain Bully Forbes.

13924
McLINTOCK, A. H.
THE PORT OF OTAGO
$20.00 AUD

Whitcombe & Tombs. Christchurch. 1951. 1st Ed. XX, 428 PP, plus 48 b/w plates on full page, 2 b/w plates on double page, and 1 folding map in colour of Otago Harbour. Eps: Map of The Port of Otago. Cloth cover, dj. Presentation slip to Commander I. H. Nicholson, signed by I. Maclean Stewart, Chairman of the Otago Harbour Board, loosely inserted. Sellotape marks on front endpapers, some light foxing. Very good. 22.5 x 15.2.

Story of the main port of the South Island.

36708
MCPHERSON, James M. & Patricia R.
LAMSON OF THE GETTYSBURG - The Civil War letters of Lieutenant Roswell H. Lamson, U.S. Navy
$10.00 AUD

Oxford University Press. New York. 1997. 1st Ed. XVIII, 240 PP with 8 maps, plus 8 pages with 16 b/w photos. Hard cover, gilt title on cloth spine, dj. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 24.2 x 16. 0195116984

37652
MILITARY
OUR ARMY AND NAVY - Sixty-Four large plates illustrating the British Forces by Land and Sea with explanatory letterpress
$70.00 AUD

Thomas Nelson and Sons. London. c. 1915. 1st Ed. No pagination, 4, 64 PP with 64 b/w plates. Hard covers, pictorial front cover, cloth spine. Foxing spots on both endpapers, few pages with closed tears. Edges of covers lightly rubbed. Very good. Scarce. Oblong: 28 x 34.8.

71656
MITSUI O.S.K.
THE FIRST CENTURY OF MITSUI O.S.K. LINES, LTD
$50.00 AUD

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines. Tokyo. 1985. 1st Ed. (18), 244 PP with tables, b/w and colour illustrations. Cloth cover, house flag in blind on front cover, dj. Fine. Scarce. 21.5 x 15.2.

The story of Mitsui Steamship Co. Ltd. and Osaka Shosen Kaisha which merged on April 1, 1964 to form M.O.L. Ltd.

16695
MONSARRAT, Nicholas
EAST COAST CORVETTE
$5.00 AUD

Cassell. Melbourne. 1943. 1st Australian edition. 80 PP, plus 8 pages with 10 b/w photos. Fp: A modern corvette. Card cover. Spine sunned, traces of glue on front cover. Very good. 18.5 x 12.

Collection of notes taken while on coastal patrol or convoy duty.

34161
MOORE, Captain John E.
WARSHIPS OF THE ROYAL NAVY
$10.00 AUD

Macdonald and Jane's. London. 1979. 1st Ed. 136 PP with tables, and 135 b/w photos (including 5 on double page detailing armaments and equipment). Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 26.4 x 20.6. 0354011316

34131
MOORE, Captain John E. (editor)
JANE'S POCKET BOOK 1 - MAJOR WARSHIPS
$10.00 AUD

Macdonald and Jane. London. 1978. New edition of the 1973 original, No. 1 in the Jane's Pocket Book series. 244 PP with 222 silhouettes. PVC cover, gilt device on front cover. Near fine. Oblong: 11.6 x 18.2. 0354010026

37603
MOWAT, Farley
A WHALE FOR THE KILLING
$15.00 AUD

Heinemann. London. 1973. 1st UK edition of the 1972 Canadian original. 239, (1 blank) PP. FEP: maps of Newfoundland, the outport of Burgeo and Aldridges Pond. REP: Aldridges Pond by David Blackwood. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj (rubbed). Foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. 22.2 x 14. 043447987X

Desperate plea for an end to commercial whaling.

34886
MOZINO, José Mariano
NOTICIAS DE NUTKA - An Account of Nootka Sound in 1792
$15.00 AUD

University of Washington Press / Douglas & McIntire. Seattle / Vancouver. 1991. 1st paperback edition, with a new foreword by Richard Inglis. Reprint of the 1970 original translated and edited by Iris H. Wilson Engstrand. LIV, 143 PP, plus 24 b/w plates. FEP: Vancouver Island and the Strait of Juan de Fuca. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 21.5 x 14.6. 0295971037

Mozino was the official botanist-naturalist of the expedition led by Juan Francisco de la Bodega y Quadra investigating in 1792 the Spanish limits to the North of California.

38194
MUHLHAUSER, G. H. P.
THE CRUISE OF THE AMARYLLIS
$60.00 AUD

The Bodley Head. London. 1924. 1st edition with a Memoir of the author by E. Keble Chatterton, and an introduction by Claud Worth. XX, (4), 316 PP, plus 32 plates with b/w illustrations: 4 maps (2 of them folded) and 60 photos. Fp: The late G. H. P. Mulhauser. Eps: The track of the Amaryllis. Cloth cover, top outside edge tinted. Corrigenda slip, tipped in on content page. Occasional foxing. Image shows title-page and frontispiece. Very good. 19.3 x 13.5.

37226
MUNRO-SMITH, R.
MERCHANT SHIPS AND SHIPPING
$10.00 AUD

Hutchinson Scientific and Technical. London. 1968. 1st Ed. XIV, 249 PP with 7 tables and 73 figures (drawings and b/w photos). Cloth cover, dj (price-clipped). Lower edge of front cover speckled, foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise very good. 21.7 x 14.2. 090861604

Basic design, ship building, load lines, stability and trim... Regulations for safety of life at sea.

33978
N/A
SURVIVAL AT SEA - Instruction Manual
$5.00 AUD

A.G.P.S. Canberra. 1987. Reprint of the 1982 edition (original 1978). VIII, 75 PP with 6 maps (4 on full page), drawings and b/w photos. Soft cover. Fine. 25 x 17.6. 0644022949

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

37021
NAN KIVELL, Rex & SPENCE, Sydney
PORTRAITS OF THE FAMOUS AND INFAMOUS - Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific 1492-1970
$50.00 AUD

Authors. London. 1974. 1st Ed. IV, 332 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Fp: Colour portrait of Abraham Ortelius. Hard cover, clear dust jacket (illustrated). Occasional foxing, o/wise near fine. Folio: 43 x 29. 0950376906

15650
NATIONAL MARITIME MUSEUM
VOYAGES AND TRAVEL - Catalogue of the Library, Volume One
$45.00 AUD

H.M.S.O. London. 1968. 1st Ed. XII, 403 PP with one tail-piece and 11 head-pieces, plus 8 b/w plates and 2 folded maps (track routes of major voyages of exploration to 1700). Cloth cover, gilt device (flying fish) on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Light wear around edges of dust jacket and a little foxing on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 25.2 x 19.

Works on collective voyages of the circumnavigators and explorers to Africa, America, East Indies, Far East, Pacific and the Poles. Over 1200 entries. Chronological tables of voyagers and comprehensive indexes (general and the ships involved).

34802
NEWMAN, Peter C.
COMPANY OF ADVENTURERS - Volume I
$20.00 AUD

Viking. Markham, Ontario. 1985. 1st Ed. XXIII, (2), 413, (2) PP with 7 charts, maps & plans, and 39 b/w illustrations. Fp: Map with the Forts of the Hudson's Bay Company. Eps: Map with posts of the Canadian fur trade 1600 to 1870. Hard cover, dj (closed tears). Signed by the author on title page. Near fine. 24.8 x 17. 0670803790

The Hudson Bay Company, incorporated by Royal Charter in 1670, and at one stage the world's largest private commercial empire.

33730
NICHOLLS, Andrew
CLOCKS IN COLOR
$10.00 AUD

Macmillan. New York. 1976. 1st American Ed. 204 PP with 33 text illustrations and 80 colour photos by Bob Loosemore. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 20 x 13.6. 025894609

Early history, Germany, Austria & Switzerland, Black Forest, Holland, France, England, U.S.A., Japan & China.

22211
NICHOLSON, Ian
LOG OF LOGS, Volume Two
$100.00 AUD

Roebuck Society. Nambour, Qld. 1993. 1st Ed. Publication No.47. XII, 608 PP with b/w figures & photos. Bound copy of the original stiff covers edition. Hard cover, gilt-engraved spine. Light foxing, o/wise fine. 25.5 x 17.8. 0646091824

A complement to the first volume which generated much response and provided a great deal of fresh material making a second volume necessary.

38005
NIXON, Larry
VAGABOND VOYAGING - The Story of Freighter Travel
$35.00 AUD

Little, Brown & Co. Boston. 1938. 1st Ed. XXII, 314 PP, plus 36 pages with 7 drawings and 19 b/w photos. Fp: The Author. Cloth cover, decorated front, title on browned spine which is a little frayed top and borrom (shelf wear). Contents very clean and overall a very good copy.. Scarce. 19.6 x 13.5.

The adventue of tramp travel. Includes a list of freighter trips, routes travelled, fares, etc..

14903
NORTON, Peter
THE END OF THE VOYAGE - An Account of the Last Sailing Craft of the British Coasts
$25.00 AUD

Percival Marshall. London. 1959. 1st Ed. XIV, 146 PP with 20 plates (drawings), 35 plans & 39 b/w photos. Fp: Thames Barge. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket is chipped and plastic protected. Label of former owner on FFEP. An otherwise near fine copy. 23.5 x 16.

Nineteen different craft: barges, pilot cutters, hookers, trawlers, punts, bawleys...

20365
OSBUN, Albert G.
TO CALIFORNIA AND THE SOUTH SEAS - The Diary of Albert G. Osbun 1849-1851
$15.00 AUD

The Huntington Library. San Marino, Ca, USA. 1966. 1st Ed. Edited by John Haskell Kemble. XIII, 233 PP with 2 maps and 3 drawings. Fp: Portrait of Albert Gallatin Osbun. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket is a little browned around edges. A near fine copy. 23.6 x 15.8.

Unsuccessful at gold digging in California, he sailed on the brig Rodolph to Samoa, Wallis Island, Tuvalu, and Hawaii, intending to bring back pigs, chickens, yams, etc.. to San Francisco.

35202
PADFIELD, Peter
NELSON'S WAR
$10.00 AUD

Book Club Associates. London. 1976. Reprint of the 1976 original published by Granada, in the British at War series. 200 PP with 7 maps, 8 colour and 77 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Light foxing on outside edges. Near fine. 24.2 x 18.8.

The Glorious First of June. St Vincent, the Nile, Copenhagen, Trafalgar.

17141
PARSONS, Ronald
FREMANTLE REGISTER OF SHIPS BEFORE 1900
$10.00 AUD

Roanald Parsons. Lobethal, S.A. 1995. Expanded & corrected edition of the 1960 original. (2), 73 PP. Stapled typescript monograph. Soft covers. Fine. Oblong: 16 x 20.6. 0646257714

Title on front cover: "Ships Registerd at Fremantle ...". Information extracted from Fremantle registers and other sources. Fleet lists of some shipowners with a general index.

20878
PARSONS, Ronald
SAIL IN THE SOUTH
$5.00 AUD

Rigby. Adelaide. 1980. Reprint of the 1975 original. (6), 209 PP with b/w photos. Title page: the four-masted ship Lancing. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 26.5 x 22. 0851799604

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

17132
PARSONS, Ronald & WILLIAMS, R.
THE RIVER BOATS
$10.00 AUD

R. Williams. Adelaide. 1992. 1st Ed., Volume I in the Discovering Australia's Pictorial Heritage with Rod Williams. 52 PP with 16 colour and 51 b/w photos. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 21 x 14.8. 0646103687

Pictorial souvenir of the Murray-Darling Basin river vessels.

36467
PHILBRICK, Nathaniel
IN THE HEART OF THE SEA - The Epic True Story that Inspired MOBY DICK
$15.00 AUD

Flamingo / HarperCollins. London. 2000. Trade paperback edition. XVIII, 302 PP with 2 maps, 2 plans, 1 tail piece and 14 head pieces, plus 16 pages with 28 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Remainder mark at bottom edge and a small crease on front cover, otherwise o/wise fine. 23.3 x 15.3. 0002572125

The sinking of the whaleship Essex by an enraged whale, far out in the Pacific, November 1820.

19516
PICKFORD, Nigel
THE ATLAS OF SHIPWRECK & TREASURE - The History, Location, and Treasure-trove of Ships Lost at Sea
$45.00 AUD

Reader's Digest. Sydney. 1994. 1st Australian Edition. 200 PP with b/w & colour illust. (engravings, maps & photos). Gazetteer: P.120-159. Shipwrecks Listing: P.160-200. Illustrated title page, half title page & endpapers. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Light foxing on the inside of dust jacket flaps, top of dust jacket has light shelf wear, o/wise a fine copy. Large format: 31.5 x 26. 086438615X

22603
PLOWMAN, Peter
EMIGRANT SHIPS TO LUXURY LINERS - Passenger Ships to Australia & New Zealand, 1945-1990
$65.00 AUD

NSW University Press. Sydney. 1992. 1st Ed. 296 PP with 283 b/w photos, plus 8 pages with 16 colour plates. Fp: "New Australia" at Circular Quay. Half-title page: profile of the "Britanis". Eps: Advertising material / posters on sea travel. Hard cover, dj. Review tipped in on half-title page. Tiny bump near bottom of spine, o/wise a fine copy. 29.2 x 22. 0868403792

Stories of the Builders & Owners, the Crew & Passengers of these great ships.

69996
POLO, Marco
THE TRAVELS OF MARCO POLO, with an introduction by John Masefield
$20.00 AUD

Heron Books. London. circa 1970. XVI, 461 PP, including Appendix and Index plus 9 b/w plates. Blue leatherette covers with gilt decoration on front cover and spine. Near fine. 20.5 x 12.5.

37206
POWYS, Llewelyn
HENRY HUDSON
$20.00 AUD

The Bodley Head Ltd. London. 1927. 1st Ed., in the Golden Hind series. XIII, (3), 213, (2 adv.) PP with head and tail pieces, plus 5 maps and 2 b/w plates (1 folded). Fp: Marine, by Pieter Bruegel the Elder. FEP: Hudson's Chart, from the one published in 1612 by Hessel Gerritz. REP: The Hudson River and its mouth. Cloth cover, device in blind on front cover, gilt title on spine. Some foxing, o/wise near fine. 22.5 x 15.

Explored: Arctic, Eastern seaboard of North America, Hudson River, Hudson Bay.

15569
PUGH, Ellen
BRAVE HIS SOUL - The Story of Prince Madog of Wales and His Discovery of America in 1170
$10.00 AUD

Dodd Mead. New York. 1970. 1st Ed. 144 PP with 4 plans & 23 b/w illustrations (photos, drawings, paintings). Cloth cover, dj (rubbed). Edges of covers lightly rubbed, o/wise near fine 23.5 x 15.5. 0396061907

The landing of Prince Madog in Mobile Bay (Gulf of Mexico), the Welsh-Indian dialect of the Mandan tribe.

33930
PURSEY, H. J.
MERCHANT SHIP CONSTRUCTION, Especially Written for the Merchant Navy
$15.00 AUD

Brown, Son & Ferguson. Glasgow. 1955. Reprint of the 2nd edition of 1950 (1942 original). XIV, 221 PP with 83 plates on full page & 16 sketches. Navy cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Covers with light wear and bottom corner of back cover has a repaired closed tear. Offsetting of endpapers. Contents near fine. 24.5 x 18.

33931
PURSEY, H. J.
MERCHANT SHIP STABILITY, A companion to "Merchant Ship Construction"
$15.00 AUD

Brown, Son & Ferguson. Glasgow. 1955 Reprint of the 2nd edition of 1954 (1945 original). X, 157 PP with 78 figures, plus 2 folded plates (Deadweight Scale & Curves of Displacement &c. at rear of book. Navy cloth cover, gilt tile on spine. Covers with light wear. Offsetting of endpapers. Name of previous owner at top of title page and front endpaper, o/wise contents near fine. 24.5 x 18.

12052
PUTZ, George & SPECTRE, Peter H. (editor)
THE MARINER'S CATALOG, Volume 4
$5.00 AUD

National Fisherman & Int'l Marine. Camden, Maine. 1976. 1st Ed. 192 PP, profusely illustrated with photos, sketches, drawings, diagrams, etc... Pictorial soft cover. Sellotape marks on inside of covers, former owner's stamp on title page. Faint foxing. Very good. 27 x 21. 0877420777

Boats, tools, ship's gear, women of the sea, marine sciences, cruising canals,..

64583
PUTZ, George & SPECTRE, Peter H. (editor)
THE MARINER'S CATALOG, Volume 4
$10.00 AUD

Camden, Maine. 1976. National Fisherman & Int'l Marine. 1st Ed. 192 PP, profusely illustrated with photos, sketches, drawings, diagrams, etc... Pictorial soft cover. Small rub at bottom of front cover, o/wise near fine. 27 x 21. 0877420777

Boats, tools, ship's gear, women of the sea, marine sciences, cruising canals,..

12053
PUTZ, George & SPECTRE, Peter H. (editors)
THE MARINER'S CATALOG, Volume 3
$5.00 AUD

National Fisherman & Int'l Marine. Camden, Maine. 1975. 1st Ed. 192 PP, profusely illustrated with photos, sketches, drawings, diagrams... Pictorial soft cover. Former owner's stamp at top of title page. Faint foxing. Very good. 27 x 21. 0877420580

Small craft, boatbuilding, models & modelling...

64584
PUTZ, George & SPECTRE, Peter H. (editors)
THE MARINER'S CATALOG, Volume 3
$10.00 AUD

National Fisherman & Int'l Marine. Camden, Maine. 1975. 1st Ed. 192 PP, profusely illustrated with photos, sketches, drawings, diagrams... Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 27 x 21. 0877420580

Small craft, boatbuilding, models & modelling...

12055
PUTZ, Goerge & SPECTRE, Peter H. (editors)
THE MARINER'S CATALOG, Volume 5
$10.00 AUD

National Fisherman & Int'l Marine. Camden, Maine. 1977. 1st Ed. 192 PP, profusely illustrated with photos, sketches, drawings, diagrams, etc... Pictorial soft cover. Former owner's stamp on title page. Faint foxing. Very good. 27 x 21. 0877420939

Boatbuilding, books about the sea, fishing, diving & underwater.

64582
PUTZ, Goerge & SPECTRE, Peter H. (editors)
THE MARINER'S CATALOG, Volume 5
$10.00 AUD

National Fisherman & Int'l Marine. Camden, Maine. 1977. 1st Ed. 192 PP, profusely illustrated with photos, sketches, drawings, diagrams, etc... Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 27 x 21. 0877420939

Boatbuilding, books about the sea, fishing, diving & underwater.

10051
RAWSON ELDER, John
THE AGE OF MARITIME DISCOVERY
$30.00 AUD

Otago University. Dunedin. 1921. 1st Ed. 30 PP with 4 maps on full page. Soft cover (lightly soiled). Staples removed. Small name stamp at top of title page and a few small foxing spots, o/wise near fine. Scarce. 19 x 12.6.

Otago University Extension Lecture in History, 1921..

71618
RICKMERS, R.C.
RICKMERS 1834-1959, A Book on Shipbuilding and Shipping
$100.00 AUD

Rickmers. Bremerhaven. 1959. 1st English edition. 126 PP with 22 colour (1 House Flag) and 60 b/w illustrations, Fleet list and List of ships built for third party account. Title page: Birds eye view of R.C. Rickmers, Schiffsbauerei, Bremerhaven & Geestemunde. Cloth cover, house flag on front cover and spine, dust jacket with a few small chips and is in a protective sleeve. Faint foxing on first and last pages, o/wise a fine copy of a scarce item. 26.7 x 23.

The German conglomerate founded by Rickmer Clasen Rickmers.

37798
RITCHIE, Robert C.
CAPTAIN KIDD AND THE WAR AGAINST THE PIRATES
$15.00 AUD

Harvard University Press. Cambridge, Mass. 1986. 1st Ed. X, (2), 306 PP with 2 maps and 2 illustrations, plus 18 pages with 19 b/w illustrations. Vignette (portrait of Captain William Kidd) on title page. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price-clipped). Two small closed tears to the dust jacket, o/wise fine. 24.2 x 16. 0674095014

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

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

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

38006
ROBINSON, Howard
CARRYING BRITISH MAILS OVERSEAS
$20.00 AUD

George Allen & Unwin. London. 1964. 1st Ed. 328 PP with 7 maps, plus 16 pages with 30 b/w illustrations. Fp: The coming of the post to Dover in the 1630s. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price-clipped). Bookplate on front endpaper. Near fine. 22.2 x 14.5.

34406
ROGERS, Cedric
SAILING SHIPS
$10.00 AUD

Golden Press. New York. 1974. 1st US edition, in the Golden Highlights Library. 80 PP with 50 colour and 59 b/w illustrations. Title page: A Venetian ship of 1697 arriving in a Mediterranean port. Hard cover, illustrated front and back cover. Light foxing. Near fine. 29.8 x 22.2. 030743110X

500 years of high adventure under sail.

17578
ROGERS, Stanley
HAZARDS OF THE DEEP
$20.00 AUD

W. H. Allen. London. 1958. 1st Ed. 222 PP. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 22 x 14.5.

Strange tales of ships that vanished including the Ferret on regular run Glasgow-Belfast, found as Gladys in Melbourne. The never completed voyage of the brig Australia on its way from Leith to Sydney, burnt South-west of Cape Town....

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

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

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

21656
ROSS, John O.
WILLIAM STEWART, Sealing Captain, Trader and Speculator
$15.00 AUD

Roebuck. Canberra. 1987. 1st Ed., Roebuck Society publication No. 37. IX, 219 PP, plus 8 pages of b/w illust. FEP: Map of Australia, N.Z., Tasman Sea & Southern Ocean. REP: Chart of N.Z., North, South & Stewart Is. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 24.8 x 17.6. 0909434288

10593
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY
WARSHIPS IN AUSTRALIAN WATERS
$5.00 AUD

View Productions. Sydney. 1984. 1st Ed. 64 PP with 123 b & w illustrations. Inside front cover: The U.S.A. Warship Brooklyn, 1901. Inside rear cover: H.M.S. Royal George, 1901. Pictorial stiff covers. Near fine. 30 x 21.3.

Collectors Edition. Arrival Australian Fleet Unit in 1913...

16831
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY
AUSTRALIA'S NAVY 1994-95
$5.00 AUD

RAN / AGPS. Canberra. 1995 1st Ed. Edited by Lt. J.S. SEARS & Lt. R.C.A. LEAHY. 184 PP with b/w & colour illust. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21. 0644352124

The R.A.N. and its neighbours (S.E. Asia, S.W. Pacific). New developments in equipment, training facilities...

35476
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY
AUSTRALIA'S NAVY 1997
$5.00 AUD

Department of Defence / AGPS. Canberra. 1998. 1st Ed. Edited by Lieutenant Lorrae BLUNDEN & Lieutenant Pauline REYNOLDS. X, 82 PP with b/w & colour illust., plus 1 large folded plate A Guide to the Fleet. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21. 0646335340

Droggies - RAN Hydrographic Service. The Royal Malaysian Navy. The Royal New Zealand Navy...

33734
ROYAL NAVY
COASTAL COMMAND - The Air Ministry account of the part played by Coastal Command in the Battle of the Seas 1939-1942
$10.00 AUD

H.M.S.O. London. c. 1943. 1st Ed. 143 PP with 2 maps and 134 b/w photos. Fp: plotting the course. FEP: Catalina in flight. REP: Aerial view of convoy. Soft cover. Very good. 22.7 x 17.8.

Battle of the narrow seas. Protecting ocean convoys... Blockade by mine and bomb...

36279
RUTLAND, Jonathan
ALL COLOUR WORLD OF SHIPS
$10.00 AUD

Octopus Books. London. 1978. 1st Ed. 104 PP with 70 colour illustrations. Title spread: Two frigates of the Royal Navy HMS Antelope and HMS Amazon. Eps: The Steel Barque Sindia on the Calcutta run. Illustrated hard cover, dj (Queen Mary at Long Beach). Old damp marks on lower corner near spine, o/wise very good. 30 x 23.5. 0706407482

Illustrated story of ships, ship-building and sailing from the papyrus raft to the nuclear powered warships.

37972
SAUNDERS, David
BRITAIN'S MARITIME MEMORIALS & MEMENTOES
$5.00 AUD

Patrick Stephens Limited. London. 1996. 1st Ed. 184 PP with 148 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24 x 16.5. 1852604662

Survey of over 400 memorials.

37736
SCHMITT, Frederick P. & SCHMID, Donald E.
H. M. S. CULLODEN
$10.00 AUD

Marine Historical Association. Mystic, Connecticut. 1961. 1st Ed., Publication No. 38. 63 PP with 17 b/w illustrations. Soft cover, vignette on front cover. Occasional foxing. Very good. 25.4 x 17.8.

74 Guns Ship-of-the-Line, launched 18th of May 1776... Wrecked January 1781 near Montauk Point, Long Island.

37043
SHACKEL, Paul A. & LITTLE, Barbara J. (editors)
HISTORICAL ARCHAEOLOGY OF THE CHESAPEAKE
$35.00 AUD

Smithsonian Institution Press. Washington. 1994. 1st Ed. XIV, 299 PP with over 10 tables and 85 figures. Cloth cover, dj. Fine. 28.6 x 22. 1560982578

18 papers.

10017
SHIPPING
BRITISH SHIPS - 50 Coloured Illustrations
$10.00 AUD

J. Salmon Ltd. Sevenoaks, UK. 1972. 2nd impression of the 1971 original. A Salmon Colour book. (2), 48 PP with 1 colour photo and 49 colour paintings. Inside front cover: index. Pictorial card cover (front: Queen Mary - back: H.M.S. Ark Royal). Fine. Oblong: 14 x 14.7.

26 Liners, Yacht Britannia, 5 Merchant ships and 18 warships.

20462
SHOALHAVEN NEWS
TERRA AUSTRALIS INCOGNITA - A VOYAGE OF DISCOVERY
$10.00 AUD

Wiggins Teape. Sydney. 1970. Vol. 2, No.9, February, 1970. 12 PP with 16 b/w illust. Pictorial card cover with rubbed patches. Staples removed. Internally very good. 27.2 x 21.

A special edition to commemorate the landing at Kurnell of Lieutenant James Cook on April 29, 1770.

34171
SILVERSTONE, Paul H.
U.S. WARSHIPS OF WORLD WAR II - Part 1: Battleships, Battlecruisers and Aircraft Carriers
$5.00 AUD

Ian Allan. London. 1963. 1st Ed. 64 PP with tables & 59 b/w photos. Verso of title page: USS Franklin (CV13), 21st February 1944. Pictorial card cover. Near fine. 18.5 x 12.5.

15156
SIMPER, Robert
BRITISH SAIL
$30.00 AUD

London. 1977. David & Charles. 1st Ed. 160 PP with 1 map and 171 b/w photos. Hard cover, gilt spine, dj. Near fine. 25.4 x 23.7. 0715372637

Record of the schooners, smacks, trawlers, luggers, cobbles which sailed the oceans and traded or fished off the coasts of the United Kingdom.

37678
SKAGGS, David Curtiss & ALTOFF, Gerard T.
A SIGNAL VICTORY - The Lake Erie Campaign 1812-1813
$10.00 AUD

Naval Institute Press. Annapolis. 1997. 1st printing of the 1997 original. X, (2), 244, (4) PP with 1 map, 3 plans, 5 battle diagrams and 5 tables, plus 4 pages with 8 portraits. Hard cover. Has about 20 lines highlighted on pages 6, 7 & 8, o/wise near fine. 23.5 x 15.5. 1557500304

September 1813.

37598
SPRATT, H. Philip
THE BIRTH OF THE STEAMBOAT
$10.00 AUD

Charles Griffin. London. 1958. 1st Ed. 149 PP, plus 11 b/w plates. Fp: Portrait of Denis Papin (1647-1714). Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price-clipped). Occasional foxing. Near fine. 20.2 x 14.2.

37468
STEWARD, Robert M.
BOATBUILDING MANUAL
$35.00 AUD

International Marine. Camden, Maine. 1987. 3rd edition of the 1970 original. XII, 274 PP with 176 figures (line drawings and b/w photos). Hard cover, dj. Fine. 26 x 18. 9780877422365

The essential information required to build a boat: plans & tools, wood or fiberglass... deck & interior joinery..

18797
STRANGE, James
JAMES STRANGE'S JOURNAL AND NARRATIVE OF THE COMMERCIAL EXPEDITION FROM BOMBAY TO THE NORTHWEST COAST OF AMERICA
$30.00 AUD

Ye Galleon Press. Fairfield, Washington. 1982. Reprint of the 1928 original, with an introductory material by A.V. Venkatarama Ayyar, and notes by John Hosie & F. W. Howay. 144, (2 colophon) PP with 3 b/w plates, plus folded map in back pocket. Eps: chart of the Cook Channel and Strange Island near Nootka Island. Hard cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj. Occasional light foxing spots, o/wise fine. 23.8 x 16.2. 0877702675

Expedition to the North-west Coast of America in 1786, which sailed from Bombay on 08/12/1785, on board the Captain Cook and The Experiment.

18528
SVENSSON, Sam
SAILS THROUGH THE CENTURIES
$10.00 AUD

Macmillan. New York. 1965. 1st US Ed. 116 PP with 68 illustrations by Gordon Macfie (1 figurehead, 7 b/w pen and ink, and 60 colour line drawings). Decorated hard cover. Fine. 19.2 x 18.8.

Various types of vessels and their historical backgrounds.

15864
SYSE, J. P., HOWELLS, Astri & CROWDY, Michael
WILH. WILHELMSEN 1861-1977 - A Brief History and a Fleet List
$10.00 AUD

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

36867
TANNER, J. R. (editor)
A DESCRIPTIVE CATALOGUE OF THE NAVAL MANUSCRIPTS IN THE PEPYSIAN LIBRARY, at Magdalene College, Cambridge - Volume II
$30.00 AUD

Navy Records Society. London. 1904. 1st Ed. Publications of the Navy Records Society, Volume 27. Vol. II: XXXVIII, 455, (3 publications) PP. Navy blue/cream buckram, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine. Fine. 23.2 x 16.

Vol. II: Admiralty Letters (Vols II. & III.).

20996
TAYLOR, John W. R.
PASSENGER SHIPS OF THE WORLD - Hippo Books No.18
$10.00 AUD

Longacre Press. London. 1963. 1st Ed. 127 PP with 61 b/w photos. Pictorial laminated boards. Faint foxing, o/wise very good. Small format. Oblong: 10 x 12.7.

61 ships from the Italian Africa to the British Windsor Castle.

37656
THESIGER, Vice-Admiral Bertram S.
QUERIES IN SEAMANSHIP
$35.00 AUD

Gieves. Portsmouth. 1928. 4th edition, revised and enlarged from the 1905 original. IX, 125 PP, plus a total of 124 pages with lines facing each page printed with queries. Cloth cover. Some foxing, spine frayed at top and bottom. Name of previous owner on front endpaper, and pencilled comments on the blank pages. Very good. 21.6 x 14.5.

A collection of typical questions in the various items of a Midshipman's Seamanship Examination. 1267 potential queries, many with answers (written or drawings) pencilled by G. F. E. Knox, the previous owner. An insight into the knowledge expected of a young officer.

20918
THORNTON, E. C. B.
SOUTH COAST PLEASURE STEAMERS
$15.00 AUD

Stephenson. London. 1962. 1st Ed. XII, 180 PP, plus 18 pages with 47 b/w photos. Cloth cover, dj (chipped). Faint foxing, o/wise near fine. 22 x 14.5.

History of all England's South Coast pleasure steamers.

15857
THORSOE, Soren & CROWDY, Michael
OVE SKOU, Copenhagen
$15.00 AUD

World Ship Society. Kendal, UK. 1982. 1st Ed. 44 PP with 60 b/w photos. Pictorial stiff covers. Near fine. 21 x 15. 0905617185

Brief history & fleet details.

36749
UPTON, Joe
JOURNEYS THROUGH THE INSIDE PASSAGE - Seafaring Adventures along the Coast of British Columbia and Alaska
$10.00 AUD

Alaska Northwest Books. Anchorage. 1994. 3rd printing of the 1992 original. 189, (3) PP with 7 maps and 33 b/w photos. Pictorial card cover. Near fine. 22.7 x 15.2. 0882403664

19873
VILLIERS, Alan
CONVICT SHIPS AND SAILORS
$45.00 AUD

Philip Allan & Co London. 1936. 1st "Nautilus Library" edition No. 32, of the 1931 original "Vanished Fleets". 192 PP. Cloth cover, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges. Faint sellotape marks on endpapers. Copy with the scarce dust jacket. Very good. Small format. 17.4 x 11.5.

49743
VILLIERS, Alan
THE QUEST OF THE SCHOONER ARGUS. A Voyage to The Banks and Greenland
$25.00 AUD

Hodder & Stoughton. London. 1951. 1st Ed. XI, 256 PP with 1 plan of the Argus, 1 diagram and 3 maps, plus 48 pages with 94 b/w photos by the author. Fp: The Doryman. Eps: Map of the North Atlantic Ocean. Top outside edge tinted. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Slight ageing of paper and foxing. A very good clean copy. Image shows title-page and frontispiece. 23 x 15.

Sailing in 1950 with the Portuguese cod-fishing fleet to the Grand Banks off Newfoundland and to the Greenland fishing grounds of the Davis Straits.

18452
WALKER, David
CHAMPION OF SAIL - R W Leyland and his Shipping Line
$15.00 AUD

Conway. London. 1986. 1st Ed. 191 PP with b/w illust. & fleet lists. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 26 x 20. 0851774024

History of this shipowner plus a history of late 19th century shipping. One chapter deals with the Wavertree and its restoration.

33888
WARNER, Oliver
AN INTRODUCTION TO BRITISH MARINE PAINTING
$20.00 AUD

B. T. Batsford. London. 1948. 1st Ed. 48 PP, plus 1 colour and 64 b/w plates. Fp: Boats on the Medway. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and on a sunned spine, dj (fragile). Some foxing, signature of previous owner on bottom of front endpaper. Near fine. 25.5 x 19.

34135
WATTS, Anthony J.
ALLIED SUBMARINES
$5.00 AUD

Macdonald & Jane's. London. 1977. 1st Ed., in the World War 2 Fact Files series. 64 PP with tables, and 96 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 26.7 x 20.3. 0354010115

37588
WEEKS, Stanley B. & MECONIS, Charles A.
THE ARMED FORCES OF THE USA IN THE ASIA-PACIFIC REGION
$20.00 AUD

Allen & Unwin. Sydney. 1999. 1st Ed. in The Armed Forces of Asia series. XX, 300 PP with 5 maps, 8 tables and 8 organigrams. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 22.8 x 15. 1864489219

Organisation, roles and functions of each branch of the armed forces of the United States of America in the Asia and Pacific region. Historical background...

37612
WHIPPLE, A.B.C. (editor)
FIGHTING SAIL
$15.00 AUD

Time-Life Books. Amsterdam. 1979. 1st European English language printing of the 1978 original, in The Seafarers series. 176 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Title page: Commemorative medal on the Battle of Trafalgar. Eps: Map of European waters, during the Napoleonic wars . Simile leather covers, colour illustration pasted down on front cover. Light foxing of first 4 leaves, o/wise near fine. 28.7 x 24. 0705406210

37600
WHITEHILL, Walter Muir
THE EAST INDIA MARINE SOCIETY AND THE PEABODY MUSEUM OF SALEM - A Sesquicentennial History
$40.00 AUD

Peabody Museum. Salem. 1949. 1st edition limited to 1500 copies. XVI, 243 PP, (3), plus 12 pages with 20 b/w illustrations. Title page: vignette with East India Marine Hall. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Pages mostly uncut. 1 letter to Col. Lawrence W. Jenkins of the Peabody Museum, and 3 flyers of the Peabody Museum (Circular of Information, Notes to contributors to The American Neptune, & Publications of the Peabody Museum of Salem) loosely inserted. Fine. 25.8 x 18.2.

35699
WHITMAN, Captain J. E. A.
BRITAIN KEEPS THE SEAS - Some Naval Incidents During the First Two Years of the World War
$5.00 AUD

O.U.P. London. 1942. 1st Ed. 128 PP with 1 table, plus 16 pages with 8 drawings by Frank H. Mason and 14 b/w photos. Fp: The Convoy. Decorated cloth cover is soiled and sunned around edges. Neat signature on FFEP. Spine sunned, covers lightly soiled, war economy paper, light foxing around edges, o/wise very good internally. 22 x 14.5.

Battles against German raiders, sea battles in the Norwegian fjords, neutralisation of the French Navy,...

22655
WILLIAMS, Neville
THE SEA DOGS - Privateers, Plunder and Piracy in the Elizabethan Age
$25.00 AUD

Macmillan. New York. 1975. 1st US Ed. 278 PP with 15 colour plates and 154 bw illust. Title spread: A sixteenth-century merchantman. Eps: Mappemonde. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Very good. 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.

35483
WILLIAMSON, Kristin
THE LAST BASTION
$10.00 AUD

Lansdowne. Sydney. 1984. 1st Ed. 264 PP with b/w illust. (cartoons, facsimile of newspapers, photos). Hard cover, dj. Fine. 25.5 x 18.7. 0701818476

We are the last bastion between the Japanese and the west coast of America (Australian Prime Minister John Curtin).

10579
WILSON, H. H.
CYCLONE COASTS - Australia's North-West Frontier
$20.00 AUD

Rigby. Adelaide. 1980. 1st Ed. 192 PP with 5 charts, plus 20 pages with 35 b/w & 7 colour photos. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 22 x 14.2. 0727013904

Pearling industry on the Northwest coast of Australia.

16980
WINTON, John
FOR THOSE IN PERIL - Fifty Years of Royal Navy Search and Rescue
$25.00 AUD

Robert Hale. London. 1992. 1st Ed. 317 PP with 83 b/w illust. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24 x 15.8. 070904917X

From the Air-Rescue launches of World War II, to the planes and helicopters of the Modern Search and Rescue.

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

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

37142
WOODWARD, David
THE RUSSIANS AT SEA
$15.00 AUD

William Kimber. London. 1965. 1st Ed. 254 PP with 3 maps. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Foxing on outside edges and some pages, closed tear to the dust jacket. Very good. 24 x 16.5.

The expansion from the Baltic & Black Seas towards the Far East.

37593
WRIGLEY, Toby
MODEL SHIPS - Navies in Miniature
$10.00 AUD

Crescent Books. New York. 1973. 1st Ed., in the Color Treasury Library. 64 PP with 11 b/w silhouettes of ships and 109 colour photos. Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. 30.5 x 23. 0517119056

Brief history of the ship followed by pictorial illustrations of miniature navies, from the outrigger to the passenger ship.