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37904
A.N.L.
THE AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL LINE - ANL ANNUAL REPORT 1968
$20.00 AUD

Australian Coastal Shipping Commission. Canberra. 1968. 1st Ed. 28 PP with tables, 6 graphs, 1 b/w and 10 colour photos. REP: Organigram. Pictorial card covers (Sextant, with chart of Australia in background). Near fine. 25 x 17.6.

12th Annual Report 1967-1968.

36565
AUSTRALIAN SHIPPING
AUSTRALIAN SHIPPING 1984
$10.00 AUD

AGPS/Department of Transport. Canberra. 1985. 1st Ed. VII, 64 PP with 16 tables. Pictorial soft cover (Supply Vessel). Fine. 24.7 x 17.5.

Data as at 30 June 1984. Trading Fleet & Trading Ships... Passenger ferries... Ships imported & ships constructed. Dry docks.

36566
AUSTRALIAN SHIPPING
AUSTRALIAN SHIPPING 1985
$10.00 AUD

A. G. P. S. / Department of Transport. Canberra. 1985. 1st Ed. VI, 64 PP with 16 tables. Pictorial soft cover (Supply Vessel). Near fine. 24.7 x 17.5.

Data as at 30 June 1985. Trading Fleet & Trading Ships... Passenger ferries... Ships imported & ships constructed. Dry docks.

36574
AUSTRALIAN SHIPPING
AUSTRALIAN SHIPPING AND SHIPBUILDING 1981
$10.00 AUD

A.G.P.S. / Department of Transport. Canberra. 1981. 34th edition. IV, 94 PP with 19 tables. Pictorial card cover. Previous owner's signature on title-page, o/wise near fine. 25 x 17.5. 0642067538

Data as at 30 June 1981. Trading Vessels... Trades... Passenger ferries... Ships imported & ships constructed. Dry docks and patent slipways.

35709
AVERY, Derek (editor)
MODERN WARSHIPS
$10.00 AUD

Collins. Glasgow. 1987. 1st Ed., in the Collins Gem Guides series. 240 PP with 4 drawings, 1 colour photo and 109 artworks (in colour) by R.P. Gossop & Co. Pictorial card cover. Very good. Small format: 11.7 x 8.2. 000458855X

100 warships from the world's major navies, with full specifications.

19828
BAPTIST, Captain C. N. T.
SALVAGE OPERATIONS
$30.00 AUD

Stanford Maritime. London. 1979. 1st Ed. (4), 155 PP with 1 facsimile of document (Salvage Agreement), 1 table and 15 maps & plans, plus 16 pages with 28 b/w photos. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Name and address of previous owner at top of FFEP which has some offsetting, o/wise a near fine copy. 24.2 x 16.2. 0540073784

Principle of marine salvage, salvage companies, wartime salvage tugs. 15 examples of salvage operations after stranding, grounding, fire...

34569
BATHE. E. W., RUBIN DE CERVIN, G. B. & TAILLEMITE, E.
THE GREAT AGE OF SAIL
$20.00 AUD

Edita Lausanne. Lausanne / London. 1967. Reduced, unabridged version of the 1st edition. Translated by Michael Kelly. Edited by Joseph Jobé. 252, (24) PP with b/w and colour illustrations (8 of them folded plates). Hard cover, device on front cover, dj. Dust jacket with small chips. Light foxing, o/wise a very good clean copy. 28.5 x 24.5.

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

37712
BEAVER, Paul
THE BRITISH AIRCRAFT CARRIER
$15.00 AUD

Patrick Stephens. Wellingborough, UK. 1984. Second edition of the 1982 original. 240 PP with 3 drawings and 159 b/w illustrations. Title spread: A Firefly landing on the Canadian carrier Magnificent. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price-clipped). Near fine. 24 x 16. 0850597226

39157
BLYTH, Captain Ken & CORRIS, Peter
PETRO-PIRATES - The hijacking of the Petro Ranger
$15.00 AUD

Allen & Unwin. Sydney. 2000. 1st Ed. XVI, 192 PP with 19 headpieces, and 30 facsimiles of documents, plus 8 pages with 12 colour illustrations (1 map and 12 photos). Pictorial soft cover. As new. 23 x 15. 1865083682

Attacked by pirates on a short voyage from Singapore to Saigon. Aftermath...

36403
BONWICK, George J. & STEER, E. C.
SHIP'S BUSINESS
$15.00 AUD

The Maritime Press. London. 1963. 5th edition, extensively revised throughout from the 1953 original. 332 PP with 6 figures and 14 facsimile of documents, plus 2 folded plates (Charter Party and Bill of Lading). Hard cover, gilt title on spine. Renewed endpapers, light foxing. Very good. 22.2 x 14.

21426
BORGESE, Elizabeth Mann (editor)
OCEAN FRONTIERS - Explorations by Oceanographers on Five Continents
$15.00 AUD

Harry N. Abrams. New York. 1992. 1st Ed. 288 PP with b/w & colour illust. (maps, plans, photos, ..). Title-page: Green sea turtle in the waters off the Galapagos Islands. Cloth cover, dj. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 29 x 22. 0810936658

Chronicles of the major research projects carried out by 12 oceanographic institutions: Scripps and Woods Hole in the USA, The Oceanographic Museum of Monaco, the Alfred-Wegener Institute in Germany, The National Institute of Oceanography, Goa, etc...

12040
BRADDON, R., DODWELL, C. et al
RIVER JOURNEYS
$15.00 AUD

B.B.C. London. 1984. 1st Ed. 208 PP with maps, b/w & colour photos. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 25 x 19.5. 0563202041

Based on the television series on the Rivers: Congo, Mekong, Nile, Sepik & Waghi, Sao Francisco & the Murray.

20146
BRAYNARD, Frank O.
SEARCH FOR THE TALL SHIPS - A sketchbook of the ships that came to Operation Sail 1976, the places visited in finding them, and the liners sailed on in this search
$20.00 AUD

Operation Ship. New York. 1977. 1st Ed. 144 PP with 202 drawings by the author. Fp: Bow on, the Royal Viking Star. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges. Address of previous owner at lower corner of front endpaper, o/wise near fine. 28.5 x 22.2.

The author organized the Operation Sail 1976, commemorating the 200th birthday of the United States of America. In his search for Tall Ships which could come to New York, he travelled widely with pen and ink in hand.

35816
BRIDGES, R. C. & HAIR P. E. H. (editors)
COMPASSING THE VASTE GLOBE OF THE EARTH - Studies in the History of the Hakluyt Society 1846-1996
$15.00 AUD

Hakluyt Society. London. 1996. 1st Ed., No. 183 in the Second Series. XI, 336, (1 erratum) PP with 29 b/w illust. Fp: Captain James Cook. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket a little rubbed around edges, o/wise a fine copy. 22.3 x 14.5. 0904180441

William Desborough Cooley and the foundation of the Hakluyt Society, by R. C. Bridges. Henry Yule: India and Cathay by, R. J. Bingle... With a complete list of the Society's Publications.

37049
BRIDWELL, Rodger
FIDELIO - My Voyage to a Distant Shore
$15.00 AUD

Truman Talley Books / E. P. Dutton. New York. 1986. 1st Ed. (12), 227 PP. Hard cover, cloth spine, dj. Fine. 21.5 x 14.2. 0525243976

Building of a Hartley 32-foot ferrocement sloop. Single handed crossing of the Atlantic from Shoreham to Barbados then on to the US Virgin Islands.

37305
BRODIE, Ian
STEAMERS OF THE FORTH
$15.00 AUD

David & Charles. Newton Abbot. 1976. 1st Ed. 168 PP with 2 maps, 6 drawings, and 17 b/w plates. Title page: vignette with paddle steamer. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 22.2 x 14.2. 071537155X

16 pages with Fleet List.

38641
BROUWER, C. A., Van de REE, M... (editors)
TEKENEN VOOR EEN VLOOT
$10.00 AUD

Koninklijke Nedloyd Groep. Amsterdam. 1982. 1st Ed. 64 PP with 5 cartoons, 15 plans, 8 colour and 72 b/w photos. Title page: Nedlloyd Container Ship. Pictorial laminated stiff cover. Fine. Dutch text. 25 x 17.5. 9022818241

Outline of the Dutch merchant shipping line, Nedlloyd Group and its fleet.

36874
BULLOCKE, J. G. (editor)
THE TOMLINSON PAPERS - selected from the correspondence and pamphlets of Captain Robert Tomlinson, R.N., & Vice-Admiral Nicholas Tomlinson
$20.00 AUD

Navy Records Society. London. 1935. 1st Ed., Publications of the Navy Records Society, Volume 74. XXIX, 400 PP, plus 2 folded tables. Fp: Portrait of Vice-Admiral Nicholas Tomlinson. Navy blue/cream buckram, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine. Pages trimmed. Occasional foxing. Very good. 23.2 x 15.

Essay on manning the Royal Navy without recourse to Impressment. Essay on Timber Preservation.

37696
CARSE, Robert
THE AGE OF PIRACY - A History
$15.00 AUD

Robert Hale. London. 1959. 1st UK edition of the 1957 US original. 192 PP, plus 8 pages with 8 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price-clipped). Foxing spots on outside edges, dust jacket with closed tears. Very good. 22.2 x 14.2.

35481
CHARLTON, Peter
WAR AGAINST JAPAN 1941-1942
$15.00 AUD

Time-Life Books & John Ferguson. Sydney. 1989. Reprint of the 1988 original, in the Australians at War series. 168 PP with b/w & colour illust. Eps: Japanese ensign, badge of the Australian Army. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Fine. 28 x 22. 0949118265

35206
CHATTERTON, E. Keble
BATTLES BY SEA
$10.00 AUD

EP Publishing. London. 1975. Republication of the 1925 original. XV, 271 PP with 1 map, and 1 battle plan, plus 32 b/w plates. Fp: H.M.S. Invincible. Hard cover, simile velum, dj (price clipped). Occasional foxing. Near fine. 22.2 x 14.5. 0715810774

Battles of the Galley period, the Sailing-Ship period, and the age of Steam.

38271
CHRISTOPHER, Peter
... TO SAVE THE LIVES OF STRANGERS - (Famous Shipwrecks of South Australia)
$15.00 AUD

Author. Adelaide. 1989. 1st Ed. 40 PP with 2 maps, 6 facsimile of newspaper cuttings and 9 b/w illustrations. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 21 x 14.8. 0958804419

Admella in 1859... Geltwood... Lady Kinnaird... Portland Maru in 1935.

20088
COLAS, Alain
AROUND THE WORLD ALONE
$20.00 AUD

Barron's / Woodbury. New York. 1978. 1st US edition, translated from the 1977 French original by J. F. Bernard. (2), VI, 212, (4 publications) PP with 1 sketch of the Manureva and 1 world map, plus 24 pages with 5 b/w & 20 colour photos. Title-page: Sketch portrait of Alain Colas. Eps: Manureva. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover & spine, dj (price-clipped and in a protective sleeve). A near fine copy. 23.5 x 16. 0812052196

Following the clipper ship route on the "Manureva", a trimaran, during the 1972/73 Whitbread Race. The author was a lecturer at the University of Sydney between 1966 and 1968.

34871
COLENBRANDER, Dr. H. T.
KOLONIALE GESCHIEDENIS (in three volumes).
$75.00 AUD

Martinus Nijhoff. The Hague. 1925 & 1926. 1st Ed. Volume I: VIII, 413 PP. Volume II: (VI), 333 PP. Volume III: VIII, 289 PP with 31 maps (14 for volume I, 9 for volume II and 8 for volume III). Hard cover, cloth spine. Hinges weak and starting, some foxing, few lines with underlining. Top corner close to spine of P.105 and 126, and top of spine of Volume II damaged. Very good. Dutch text. 24 x 16.

History of colonial empires. Volume I: General history of the Empires of Portugal, Spain ..., Japan. Volume II: Dutch empire in the West and in the East Indies up to 1816. Volume III: Dutch Empire in the East since 1816.

15728
COLWELL, Max
THE VOYAGES OF MATTHEW FLINDERS
$20.00 AUD

Hamlyn. Sydney. 1970. 1st Ed. 151 PP, profusely illustrated in b/w and colour. Half title page: Matthew Flinders' statue outside St Paul's Cathedral, Melbourne. Fp: Portrait of Matthew Flinders. FEP: Planisphere. REP: Views of Hobart. Hard cover, dj. Foxing spots on top outside edge. Near fine. 29.5 x 21.7. 0600359492

37204
CONNOR, Richard C. & PETERSON, Dawn Micklethwaite
THE LIVES OF WHALES AND DOLPHINS
$10.00 AUD

Henry Holt and Company. New York. 1994. 1st Ed., from the American Museum of Natural History. XIV, (2), 233, (4) PP with 9 head pieces and 36 b/w illust., plus 16 pages with 25 colour photos. Hard cover, gilt title on cloth spine, dj. Fine. 24.2 x 16. 0805019502

37438
DARROCH, V. M.
POLLY WOODSIDE
$5.00 AUD

National Trust of Australia (Victoria). Melbourne. 1978. 1st Ed. 16 PP with 18 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover (Front cover: colour painting by Richard Linton. Rear cover: colour painting by Oswald Brett). Near fine. 30 x 21. 0909710228

The ship. The men. The Life. Trading. Waiting. Restoration.

35676
DEAN, F. E.
MODERN SHIPS
$15.00 AUD

Temple Press. London. 1953. 2nd edition of the 1949 original, in the Boys' Power and Speed Library series. 90 PP with 26 figures, plus 1 colour plate and 14 b/w plates with 48 photos. Fp (colour): Ship in dry dock. Hard cover, gilt title on a sunned spine. Note on front endpaper, foxing. Very good. 25.5 x 19.

Planning the ship, building the hull... Big ships, cargo ships, special purpose ships.

39026
DEMOULIN, Maurice
LES PAQUEBOTS A GRANDE VITESSE ET LES NAVIRES A VAPEUR
$35.00 AUD

Librairie Hachette. Paris. 1887. 1st Ed., in Bibliothèque des Merveilles. (4), 288, (4 publications) PP with 45 figures. Rebacked copy retaining part of the original soft cover on card cover. Very good. French text. 18.8 x 12.2.

35025
DODGE, Ernest S. (editor)
THIRTY YEARS OF THE AMERICAN NEPTUNE
$15.00 AUD

Harvard University Press. Cambridge, Massachusetts. 1972. 1st Ed. XIII, 300 PP with 32 b/w illust. Vignette of The American Neptune on title page. Cloth cover, dj. Spine of dust jacket sunned, name of previous owner on front endpaper. Near fine. 24 x 17. 674884655

Commemorative volume with a selection of 23 articles published since 1941.

17924
DYSON, John
SPIRIT OF SAIL - CLIPPERS, WINDJAMMERS, AND TALL SHIPS
$10.00 AUD

David Bateman. Buderim. 1987. 1st Australian edition. Originally purblished in Canada by Key Porter Books. 176 PP, profusely illustrated with plans, b/w & colour photos. Eps. Hard cover, device in blind on front cover, dj. A little light foxing on prelims, o/wise near fine. 31.2 x 23.5. 0949135151

The call of the sea and the exaltation sailors experience as they brave wind and wave.

14927
EADDY, P. A.
'NEATH SWAYING SPARS - The Story of the Trading Scows of New Zealand
$30.00 AUD

Whitcombe & Tombs. Christchurch. c. 1955. Reprint of the 1939 original. Forword (1939) by James Cowan. 223 PP with 15 b/w photos. Fp: The scow Kaiaia entering Auckland harbour. Card covers, pictorial front. Near fine. 21.5 x 14.

The rise and glory of this type of working craft which served New Zealand in its development.

38027
ELLIOT, Robert S. & McNAIRN, Alan D.
REFLECTIONS OF AN ERA - Portraits of 19th century New Brunswick ships / REFLETS D'UNE EPOQUE - Portraits de navires du Nouveau-Brunswick au XIXè siecle
$25.00 AUD

The New Brunswick Museum. Saint John, Canada. 1987. 1st Ed. No pagination, 112 PP with 11 b/w illustrations and 40 colour plates. Pictorial card cover. Light crease on front cover. English and French text. Near fine. Oblong: 21.7 x 27.8. 0919326250

18600
EVANS, Alun
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY
$15.00 AUD

Time-Life Books & John Ferguson. Sydney. 1988. 1st edition in the Australians at War series. 168 PP with b/w & colour illust. Eps: Crest of the RAN. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Fine. 28 x 22. 0949118249

The tradition of Australia's ships and sailors at war. In both World Wars and later, the involvement in Korea and Vietnam.

39289
FENTON, Roy & CLARKSON, John
SHIPS IN FOCUS RECORD 16
$15.00 AUD

Ships in Focus Publications. London. 2001. Issue Number 16. 72 PP (193 to 264) with 1 map, 3 plans and 115b/w photos. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21. 1901703134

Fleet in Focus: Harrisons' four masters. British merchant ships in the Mexican revolution, by David H. Grover...

40374
FENTON, Roy & CLARKSON, John
SHIPS IN FOCUS RECORD 17
$15.00 AUD

Ships in Focus Publications. London. 2001. Issue Number 17. 64 PP with 16 flags and funnels (in colour), 24 colour and 76 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21. 1901703142

Fleet in Focus: The Furness goalposters. Spanish veterans. The Welly Boot (Wellington Star), by Captain A.W. Kinghorn. Their own devices (flags and funnels) by J. L. Loughran.

40375
FENTON, Roy & CLARKSON, John
SHIPS IN FOCUS RECORD, 13-16
$50.00 AUD

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

38879
FENTON, Roy, & CLARKSON, John (editors)
BRITISH SHIPPING FLEETS
$25.00 AUD

Ships in Focus Publications. Preston. 2000. 1st Ed. 192 PP with 1 plan, 2 facsimiles of document, and 311 b/w photos. Title page: Manchester Faith. Eps: House-Flags and Funnels (in colour) of 9 shipping lines. Pictorial laminated boards. Discreet name of previous owner on front endpaper, o/wise fine. 30.2 x 21.5. 1901703215

Manchester Liners. Joseph Fisher and Sons. Runciman (London) Ltd and Canatlantic Ltd. John T. Rennie and Sons. Cardiff Hall Line. The Carron Company.

40092
GARRETT, K. S.
R. LAPTHORN AND COMPANY LIMITED
$40.00 AUD

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

37797
GIBBS, James A.
SHIPWRECKS OF THE PACIFIC COAST
$15.00 AUD

Binfords & Mort. Portland, Oregon. 1962. 2nd edition of the 1957 original. (8), 316 PP, plus 32 pages with 67 b/w photos. Eps: maps of the coasts of California, Oregon and Washington. Cloth cover, title and devices on front cover and spine, dj. Small chips to the dust jacket, ageing on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 22.2 x 14.2.

10014
GIBBS, Jim
WEST COAST WINDJAMMERS - In Story and Pictures
$15.00 AUD

Bonanza Books. New York. c. 1970s. 1st Bonanza reprint of the 1968 original. 192 PP with 288 b/w illust. Fp: Five Masted Schooner Inca. Hard cover, cloth spine, dj . Small chip at top of dj, o/wise near fine. 27.3 x 21.2. 0517170604

The little wooden schooners or four-masters plying to or along the West Coast of America.

48432
GILLETT, Ross
AUSTRALIAN AND NEW ZEALAND WARSHIPS 1914-1945
$20.00 AUD

Doubleday. Sydney. 1983. 1st Ed. 360 PP with 600 b/w photos & 100 line drawings. Hard cover, dj. Spine of dust jacket lightly sunned. Near fine. 26.2 x 26.2. 0868240958

38733
GORSKY, Bernard
MOANA (Vastness of the Waters)
$15.00 AUD

Elek Books. London. 1956. 1st English edition of the 1955 French original. 239 PP with 1 map, plus 4 pages with 3 colour photos and 16 pages with 32 b/w photos. Eps: Maps with top outside edges of covers speckled. insets between Saint Malo and Papeete. Cloth cover, dust jacket with chips and a few small pieces missing and now in a protective sleeve. Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise very good. 22.2 x 14.5.

Outbound voyage, from Saint Malo to Tahiti, via the Canaries Islands, the West Indies, Panama Canal, Galapagos, and the Marquesas, in the forty-foot cutter Moana.

35506
GRAVES, William P. E.
MARTHA'S VINEYARD (in National Geographic Magazine - Volume 119, No.6)
$10.00 AUD

National Geographic Society. Washington. 1961. June 1961. Contains article from P.778 to 809 with 1 map and 2 b/w and 34 colour photos by James P. Blair. Soft cover. Near fine. 25.4 x 17.5.

Old whaling days still flavor life on sea-swept Martha's Vineyard.

22410
GRIBBINS, Joseph
THE WOODEN BOAT
$15.00 AUD

Friedman / Fairfax. New York. 1996. 1st Ed. 128 PP with colour photos. Fp: An Adirondack guide-boat. Hard cover, dj. Spine of dust jacket lightly sunned. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 29.3 x 29.3. 1567993710

Traditional small boats - Classic sailing yachts - Classic power yachts - Classic speedboats...

36764
HAYS, David & Daniel
MY OLD MAN AND THE SEA - A Father and Son Sail around Cape Horn
$15.00 AUD

Algonquin Books. Chapel Hill, North Carolina. 1995. 3rd printing of the 1995 original. XIV, 231 PP with 1 figure, 1 facsimile of entry in logbook, 3 plans and 16 maps. Eps: Pilot chart covering west coast of South America. Hard cover, cloth spine, dj. Fine. 22 x 13.2. 1565121023

Voyage of the 25-foot yacht Sparrow: New London, Panama Canal, Galapagos, Easter Island, Cape Horn, Falkland Islands, Antigua and Bermuda.

46322
HAYS, David & Daniel
MY OLD MAN AND THE SEA - A Father and Son Sail around Cape Horn
$15.00 AUD

Algonquin Books. Chapel Hill, North Carolina. 1995. 1st Ed. XIV, 231 PP with 1 figure, 1 facsimile of entry in logbook, 3 plans and 16 maps. Eps: Pilot chart covering west coast of South America. Hard cover, dj. Note to previous owner on preliminary page. Near fine. 22 x 13.2. 1565121023

Voyage of the 25-foot yacht Sparrow: New London, Panama Canal, Galapagos, Easter Island, Cape Horn, Falkland Islands, Antigua and Bermuda.

20666
HEATON, P.M.
TATEMS OF CARDIFF
$20.00 AUD

Starling Press. London. 1987. 1st Ed. 67 PP, plus 48 b/w full-page plates. Fp: Colour painting of a Tatems Vessel. Hard cover, dj (water colour by Laurence Dunn). Fine. 22 x 15.5. 0950771473

History of this fleet from its creation in 1897, its expansion and its end in 1973. Contains 18 pages of fleet list.

38231
HENDERSON, James
SENT FORTH A DOVE - Discovery of the Duyfken
$20.00 AUD

Perth. 1999. University of Western Australia Press. Perth. 1999. 1st paperback edition. XIV, 218 PP with 8 sketch-maps, b/w and colour illust. Pictorial stiff covers with light wear, otherwise fine. 24 x 17. 1876268255

The story of the Dutch discovery of Australia in 1606 on the Duyfken (dove), and of the Duyfken 1606 Replica Project.

34436
HOLLANDER, Neil & MERTES, Harald
THE DINOSAURS OF SAIL (in Nautical Quarterly)
$20.00 AUD

Donald C. McGraw New York. 1984. Issue No.26 - summer 1984. 124 PP. Contains article from page 62 to 71 with 10 colour photos. Hard cover, colour photo vignette on front cover. Very good. 26.5 x 26.5.

With the three-masted Dhonis sailing between Sri Lanka and India.

37614
HOWARTH, David (editor)
THE MEN-OF-WAR
$10.00 AUD

Time-Life Books. Amsterdam. 1980. 2nd European English language printing of the 1978 original, in The Seafarers series. 176 PP with b/w & colour illustrations. Title page: Gleaming Bronze cannon. Eps: Map of the Channel and North Sea, between Spanish Netherlands and South East England. Simile leather covers, colour illustration pasted down on front cover. Near fine. 28.7 x 24. 0705406245

34364
HOWARTH, David & Stephen
LORD NELSON - The Immortal Memory
$15.00 AUD

Viking Press. New York. 1989. 1st US edition. IX, 390 PP plus 16 pages with 22 b/w illust. Hard cover, gilt title on cloth spine, dj. Occasional foxing. Remainder mark on lower edge, o/wise near fine. 24 x 16. 0670817295

18499
HUMBLE, Richard
THE RISE AND FALL OF THE BRITISH NAVY
$10.00 AUD

Queen Anne Press. London. 1986. 1st Ed. 256 PP with tables, plus 16 pages with 27 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 24 x 15. 0356122271

From the Tudor Navy to victory against Japan, the Royal Navy fought and survived. Since then, it has diminished and lost its importance as a naval force.

37391
HUME, Bertram (editor)
A VICTORIAN ENGAGEMENT - Letters and Journals of Walter Hume and Anna Kate Fowler during the 1860s
$20.00 AUD

University of Queensland Press. Brisbane. 1975. 1st Ed. XIII, 180 PP with 1 coastal sketch, plus 12 pages with 15 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 21 x 14. 0702209988

21467
INGLETON, Geoffrey C.
MATTHEW FLINDERS, Navigator and Chartmaker
$100.00 AUD

Genesis. Guildford, UK. 1986. 1st Ed., with a foreword by HRH The Prince Philip Duke of Edinburgh. XXIV, 468 PP with 252 illustrations, plus 4 plate sections with 40 pages comprising 16 b/w plates and 16 colour plates. Fp: Flinders' Investigator and Baudin's Le Géographe, 8th April, 1802. FEP: Map of Terra Australis. REP: H.M. Sloop Investigator (profile & rigging plan). Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, colour vignette on front cover, gilt device on back cover. Fine. 32.5 x 24. 0904351343

34565
INGRAM, Chas. W. N. & WHEATLEY, P. Owen
SHIPWRECKS NEW ZEALAND DISASTERS 1795-1950
$20.00 AUD

A.H. & A.W. Reed. Wellington. 1951. 2nd edition of the 1936 original. Foreword by W. C. Smith. 520 PP with 112 b/w illust. Fp: Wreck of H.M.S. Orpheus on Manukau Bar, 7th February 1863. Cloth cover, spine faded and worn at extremities. Very good. Image shows title-page and frontispiece. 24 x 16.

37258
IRELAND, Bernard
HISTORY OF SHIPS
$10.00 AUD

Chartwell Books. Edison, N.J., USA. 1999. 1st US Ed. 192 PP with over 200 b/w and colour illustrations. Illustrated endpapers, half title page, and title page. Illustrated hard cover, dj. Fine. 28.5 x 24.6. 0785811761

From the first dug-out canoe (c. 500 BC) to the great ocean liners and the modern warships of today.

34091
IRVING, Lt.-Commander J.
BENDS, HITCHES, KNOTS & SPLICES
$25.00 AUD

Seeley Service & Co. London. 1953. 1st Ed., drawn from the Lonsdale volume Cruising & Ocean Racing. 66, (6 adv.) PP with tables and 113 figures. Cloth cover, dj (price clipped). Near fine. 22 x 14.

Practical knowledge of what is generally known as Boatswain's Work.

38275
JOHNSTON, Paul Forsythe
STEAM AND THE SEA
$10.00 AUD

Peabody Museum of Salem. Salem. 1983. 1st Ed. VI, 90 PP with 12 colour and 77 b/w illustrations. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 25.3 x 20.3. 0875770738

Catalogue accompanying a special exhibition of 1983 held at the Peabody Museum.

18861
KING, Jonathan
AUSTRALIA'S FIRST FLEET - The Voyage and the Re-enactment 1788/1988
$10.00 AUD

Fairfax / Robertsbridge & Australia Post Sydney. 1988. Reprint of the 1987 original. 248 PP with b/w sketches & colour illust. Hard cover, dj (Bounty with flag of Australia Post). Near fine. 30.7 x 22. 0947178562

Official story of the re-enactment setting the proper historical perspective against the events of 1788.

37745
KNOX-JOHNSTON, Sir Robin (Foreword)
THE CONWAY HISTORY OF SEAFARING IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY
$15.00 AUD

Conway. London. 2000. 1st Ed., with a foreword by Sir Robin Knox-Johnston. 212 PP with 24 b/w plates. Hard cover, dj. Occasional foxing. Fine. 25.3 x 19.2. 0851777597

The race for sea supremacy by Eric Grove. The Great Liners, by Philip Dawson. Icy waters, by Ann Savours... Supplying the world by Alastair Couper.

31881
KUNTZE, Korvettenkapitan Paul H.
VOLK UND SEEFAHRT
$15.00 AUD

Georg Dollheimer. Leipzig. 1939. 1st Ed. 364, (4 adv.) PP with 335 drawings, plus 62 plates with 178 b/w Illust (paintings and photos). Fp: Der Führer on bord "Deutschland" in Memel. FEP: Map Deutsche Kreuzerfahrten im Weltkriege. REP: Map Die Grofzen Entdeckungsfahrten. Cloth cover, decorated front. Near fine. German text in Gothic script. 24 x 16.5.

History of Germany, the German People, and the Sea, up to the start of World War II.

18506
LACROIX, Louis
LES DERNIERS NEGRIERS (Derniers voyages de bois d'ebene)
$15.00 AUD

Editions Maritimes & d'Outre-Mer. Paris. 1977. Reprint. 282 PP. Pictorial card cover. Foxing spots on outside edges, spine creased. Near fine. French text. 21 x 14.8.

The story of slave trade around the world.

38177
LAMB, John
QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS ON THE MARINE DIESEL ENGINE
$25.00 AUD

Charles Griffin. London. 1957. 2nd Impression of the 6th edition (original of 1921). VII, 432 PP, plus 16 pages of period advertisements. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Address of previous owner on front endpaper. Binding tight. Very good. 21 x 14.5.

Matter and heat. Work and efficiency... Vibration in diesel engines.

37913
LANG, Denise V.
FOOTSTEPS IN THE OCEAN - Careers in Diving
$15.00 AUD

E. P. Dutton. New York. 1987. 1st Ed. XV, 144 PP with 35 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 23.5 x 15.5. 0525671935

37602
LAWSON, Will
IN BEN BOYD'S DAY
$30.00 AUD

New Century Press. Sydney. 1939. 1st Ed. 255 PP. Cloth cover. Spine sunned, light wear, some foxing, renewed endpapers. Very good. 18.7 x 12.5.

Novel based on Ben Boyd's life, achievements... to his ultimate death on Guadalcanal Island.

30274
LAYLAND, Penelope
ALL AT SEA (in National Library of Australia News - Vol VII, No. 11, August 1997))
$5.00 AUD

N.L.A. Canberra. 1997. Volume VII, No. 11, August 1997. Contains article from P.10 to 14 with 3 b/w and 4 colour illust. Illust. soft cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21.

The trials and tribulations of many a dangerous passage to Australia are recounted in shipboard diaries held in the Manuscript Collection of the National Library of Australia.

35039
LEIDENFROST, Johannes
DIE LASTSEGELSCHIFFE DES BODENSEES - Ein Beitrag zur Schiffahrtsgeschichte
$15.00 AUD

Jan Thorbecke Verlag. Sigmarigen, Germany. 1975. 1st Ed., Volume 11 in the Bodensee - Bibliothek. 88 PP with 3 sketches, 4 tables (2 folded), and 14 plates (1 folded), plus 16 pages with 27 b/w photos. Cloth cover. Fine. German text. 23.8 x 17.8. 3799551115

The working sailing ships on the Lake of Constance (Austria, Germany and Switzerland).

35095
LENTON, H. T.
WARSHIPS
$5.00 AUD

London / Melbourne. 1970. Hamlyn / Sun Books. London / Melbourne. 1970. 1st Ed., in the Hamlyn all-colour paperbacks series. 160 PP with colour illustrations by David A. Warner and Nigel W. Hearn. Pictorial soft covers. Near fine. 18 x 11. 0600002845

Warships from 1860 to the present day (1970).

10841
LETHBRIDGE, T. C.
BOATS AND BOATMEN
$20.00 AUD

Thames & Hudson. London. 1952. 1st edition in The Past in The Present series. VIII, 199 PP with 41 line drawings by the author, plus 4 photogravure plates with 6 b/w illustrations. Cloth cover, dj. Spine of covers damaged at extremities with corresponding dust jacket pieces missing. Contents very clean and overall, still a very good copy. 22.2 x 14.5.

Boats of the West and their gear, the men who built them and those who embarked on them. Magical and religious ideas underlying surviving nautical customs.

35556
LEWIS, Michael
SPITHEAD - An Informal History
$10.00 AUD

George Allen & Unwin. London. 1972. 1st Ed. 208 PP with 4 figures, plus 12 pages with 19 b/w illust. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Fine. 22.4 x 14.2. 049420968

Arm of the sea found between Portsmouth and the Isle of Wight.

36613
LEWIS, Philippa
BRITISH COASTAL LIFE
$10.00 AUD

Parkgate Books. London. 1997. 1st Ed., in Recollections from the Past series. 96 PP with 102 b/w photos from the Hulton Getty collection. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 24.7 x 18.2. 185585337X

19201
LONEY, Jack
AUSTRALIAN SHIPWRECKS, Volume 4: 1901-1986
$25.00 AUD

Marine History Publications. Portarlington. 1987. 1st Ed. 284 PP with numerous b/w illust., sketches & map. FEP: The four-masted bark Strathgryfe stranded on Yanakie Beach. REP: Stranded Falls of Halladale. Hard cover, dj. Spine of dust jacket sunned. Foxing spots on outside edges. Stamp of previous owner at top of title page, o/wise contents near fine. 24 x 17.6. 909244316

14565
MABER, John M.
NORTH STAR TO SOUTHERN CROSS
$15.00 AUD

T. Stephenson & Sons. Prescot. 1967. 1st Ed. XV, 335 PP with 5 line drawings by author, plus 48 pages with 96 b/w photos. Fp: Mariposa, built 1953. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Near fine. 24.2 x 16.2.

The story of the Australasian seaways where, since the 1850's, sixty shipping lines established routes between Europe, Australasia and North America.

18150
MACDOUGALL, Philip
ROYAL DOCKYARDS
$10.00 AUD

Shire Publications. London. 1989. No. 231 in Shire Album series. 32 PP with 44 b/w illust. Picorial soft cover. Fine. 21 x 15. 0747800332

Docks and building slips, ropeyard buildings, sail lofts, stores and smitheries.

34853
MAIWALD, Serge
DIE ENTWICKLUNG ZUR STAATLICHEN HANDELSSCHIFFAHRT IM SPIEGEL DES INTERNATIONALEN RECHTS
$10.00 AUD

Wissenschaftliche Verlagsgesellschaft. Stuttgart. 1946. 1st Ed., censored by US military authority. 141 PP. Hard cover, gilt title on spine. Ageing of paper. Near fine. Rare. German text. 23.6 x 16.5.

Merchant shipping and the evolution of International Maritime Law.

15966
MALLETT, Alan S. & BELL, Andrew M. B.
THE PIRRIE-KYLSANT MOTORSHIPS 1915-1932 - The story of the 111 motorships built for the R.M.S.P. Group between 1915 and 1932
$10.00 AUD

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

19424
MARX, Robert F. & Jenifer
THE SEARCH FOR SUNKEN TREASURE - Exploring the World's Great Shipwrecks
$20.00 AUD

Random House. Sydney. 1993. 1st Australian edition. 192 PP profusely illustrated with mostly colour photos. Fp: A diver with a pot recovered form a sixth-century Etruscan shipwreck. Title page: A Chinese ocean-going trading ship. Half title page: Gold and silver coins washed ashore off the Panama coast. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 28.5 x 22. 0091828147

The discovery of famous wrecks from around the world, the HMS Bounty, the Andrea Doria, the Titanic and the Mary Rose, etc.. Salvage operations and recovery of artifacts, many of them priceless pieces of jewellery, pottery, coins...

34313
MASON, John T. (editor)
THE ATLANTIC WAR REMEMBERED - An Oral History Collection
$15.00 AUD

Naval Institute Press. Annapolis. 1990. 1st printing. XXII, (2), 480 PP with 9 maps, 4 b/w photos and 28 portraits. Cloth cover, dj. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 26 x 18.5. 087021523X

37 stories: Dakar yields valuable tools for the allies, by Rear Admiral Ralph Kirk James. Italian surrender and German resistance, by Vice Admiral George Carroll Dyer...

30329
McGRAIL, Sean
RAFTS, BOATS AND SHIPS: From Prehistoric Times to the Medieval Era (Volume 1 in The Ship series]
$5.00 AUD

HMSO. London. 1981. 1st Ed. Edited by Basil Greenhill. 88 PP with 53 plates. Eps: Maps. Laminated pictorial boards. Fine. Oblong: 20.5 x 21.2. 0112903126

35508
MEISTER, Jürg
DIE MARINE VON MANDSCHUKUO 1931-1945 (in Marine-Rundschau - No.78, Issue 3, March 1981)
$5.00 AUD

Bernard & Graefe Verlag. München. 1981. Contains article from P.148 to 156 with 2 tables, and 14 b/w photos. Soft cover. Near fine. German text. 29.8 x 21.

The ephemeral Navy of Manchuria, then a vassal state of Imperial Japan.

36778
MERRIMAN, Commander R.D. (editor)
THE SERGISON PAPERS
$25.00 AUD

Navy Records Society. Greenwich. 1950. 1st Ed. Publications of the Navy Records Society, Volume 89. (XII), 382 PP, (20 publications & members), plus 4 b/w plates. Fp: Charles Sergison, Clerk of the Acts, 1690-1719. Navy blue/cream buckram, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 23.2 x 15.5.

38198
MILLER, William H.
OCEAN LINERS
$10.00 AUD

Mallard Press. Sydney / Auckland. 1990. 1st Australian edition. 144 PP with b/w & colour illustrations. Title page: colour vignette with Paris. Hard cover, dj. Fine. Large format: 36.5 x 26.5. 1863250239

Travel by passenger liner from the White Star Line to the floating resorts plying the Caribbean. (published in the USA under the title: Ocean Liners: Travel on the Open Seas)

74961
MITCHELL, W. H. & SAWYER, L. A.
THE OCEANS, THE FORTS AND THE PARKS - Merchant Shipbuilding for British Account in North America during World War II
$45.00 AUD

Sea Breezes. Liverpool. 1966. 1st Ed., in the Wartime Standard Ships series, Volume Two. IX, 58 PP with b/w photos and ship profiles by John S. Lindsay. Pictorial laminated boards with wear around edges. Bookplate of previous owner on inside front cover, o/wise near fine. Scarce. 25.5 x 19.

35399
MONSARRAT, Nicholas
HMS MARLBOROUGH WILL ENTER HARBOUR - Leave Cancelled, Heavy Rescue
$5.00 AUD

Mayflower. London. 1972. Reprint of the 1972 paperback edition (original of 1947). 220, (3 adv.) PP. Pictorial card cover. Spine faded and creased. Foxing. A good reading copy. 17.8 x 11.

34450
MORSE, Robert
AFTER EIGHT YEARS, WORLD'S SHIPPING IS MOVING THROUGH SUEZ CANAL (in Smithsonian, Volume 6, No. 7)
$15.00 AUD

Smithsonian Institution. Washington. 1975. Volume 6, No. 7, October 1975. Contains article from page 60 to 67 with 1 b/w engraving and 7 colour photos by Dmitri Kessel. Soft cover. Near fine. 28.2 x 21.

Cleared of the debris of two wars, the Suez Canal once again is open to world's shipping.

35372
MORT, S. W.
BLUEWATER SEAMANSHIP
$10.00 AUD

Murray Books. Sydney. 1978. 1st Australian edition. 92 PP with 1 map, 7 b/w photos and many figures. Pictorial laminated boards. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 24.2 x 16. 0855663928

A practical guide to safer offshore cruising.

21494
MORTON, H. V.
ATLANTIC MEETING - An Account of Mr. Churchill's Voyage in H.M.S. Prince of Wales, in August, 1941, and the Conference with President Roosevelt which resulted in the Atlantic Charter
$5.00 AUD

Methuen. Melbourne. 1943. 1st Australian Ed. 160 PP, plus 16 b/w plates. Fp: Card with the Longfellow verse in Mr. Roosevelt's message to Mr. Churchill. Eps: North Atlantic map and track of HMS Prince of Wales, August, 1941. Cloth cover (lightly soiled). Very good. 19.2 x 12.5.

35727
MUDIE, Rosemary & Colin
THE STORY OF THE SAILING SHIP
$10.00 AUD

Exeter Books. New York. 1980. Second printing of the 1975 original. 152 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Eps: Portuguese ships of war, by Cornelius Anthonissn. Hard cover, dj. Top of dust jacket near spine with small watermark. Very good. 29 x 22. 0896730573

The Mediterranean ships - the northern ships - the voyagers - the traders and the clippers - junks, dhows and others...

37319
MUSICANT, Ivan
DIVIDED WATERS - The Naval History of the Civil War
$10.00 AUD

Castle Books. Edison, N.J., USA. 2000. Reprint of the 1995 original. XIV, 473 PP, plus 22 pages with 7 maps and 41 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 24 x 16. 0785812105

35172
N/A
SURVIVAL AT SEA - Instruction Manual
$5.00 AUD

Department of Transport and Construction. Canberra. 1982. Reprint of the 1978 original. VIII, 75 PP with 6 maps (4 on full page), drawings and b/w photos. Soft cover. Fine. 24.2 x 17.5. 0644022949

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

20312
NEWMAN, Peter C.
EMPIRE OF THE BAY - Illustrated History of the Hudson's Bay Company
$30.00 AUD

Madison Press. Toronto. 1989. 1st Ed. 224 PP with b/w & colour illust. (charts, maps, paintings, photos). Title-page: Dog sledge. Eps: Beavers of North America building a dam. Hard cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj. Near fine. 31 x 23.2. 06708829692

History of the world's oldest continuous commercial enterprise. Its empire once stretched from the Arctic Ocean to San Francisco and from Labrador to Hawaii.

33879
NOVARESIO, Paolo
THE EXPLORERS - From the Ancient World to the Present
$10.00 AUD

Stewart, Tabori & Chang. New York. 1996. 1st Ed. 305, (7 index & bibliography) PP with over 640 illustrations and photographs (400 in full colour). Fp: Print from a 1537 work by geographer Giovanni da Sacrobosco. Eps: Map of terra firma et Novum Regnum Granatense et Popayan (New Kingdom of Granada and isthmus of Panama). Hard cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Fine. 36 x 26. 155670495X

Ancients: Egyptians, Phoenicians... Modern exploration: Oceanography, Space.

34444
PARFIT, Michael
THEIR MISSION: SAVE LIVES IN BAD WEATHER (in Smithsonian, Volume18, No. 2)
$5.00 AUD

Smithsonian Institution. Washington. 1987. Volume 18, No. 2, May 1987. Contains article from page 98 to 111 with 11 colour photos by Richard G. Shaw. Soft cover. Near fine. 28.2 x 21.

Coast Guard coxswains conquer the sea, and themselves, at the National Motor Life Boat School.

37095
PARRY, A. (editor)
THE ADMIRALS FREMANTLE 1788-1920
$25.00 AUD

Chatto & Windus. London. 1971. 1st Ed. 286 PP with 1 genealogical tree and 5 maps, plus 24 pages with 40 b/w illust. Fp: Portrait of Thomas Francis Fremantle. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Bookplate of previous owner on front endpaper, o/wise near fine. 22.4 x 14.5. 070111603X

The biographies of Thomas Francis Fremantle (a close friend of Nelson's), Charles Howe Fremantle (Port of Fremantle and Battle of Balaklava), Edmund Robert Fremantle (Maori wars) and Sydney Robert Fremantle (WWI).

15867
PARSONS, Ronald
AUSTRALIAN SHIPOWNERS AND THEIR FLEETS - Book Five: Early Australian Owners
$10.00 AUD

Ronald Parsons. Magill, SA. 1985. Reprint of the 1979 original. (4), 91 PP. Stapled typescript monograph. Soft cover. Fine. Oblong: 16.6 x 20.6.

Early shipowners, vessels owned/operated by the Colonial Government. Early whaling ships.

17121
PARSONS, Ronald
AUSTRALIAN SHIPOWNERS AND THEIR FLEETS. Books Fifteen and Sixteen (Vessels enrolled at Sydney during the 1850s)
$20.00 AUD

Ronald Parsons. Murray Bridge, S.A. 1997. 1st Ed. Book 15: (2), 81 PP. Book 16: (2), 65 PP. Soft cover. Near fine. Oblong: 16.2 x 20.5. 0909418551 & 09

Book 15: A to L. Book 16: M to Z.

17122
PARSONS, Ronald
THE PORT OF MARYBOROUGH
$10.00 AUD

Ronald Parsons. Magill, S.A. 1984. Revised edition of the 1976 original. IV, 102 PP with 9 b/w illustrations, plus 6 pages with 10 b/w photos. Title page: Schooner Fearless. Stapled typescript. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. Oblong: 16.2 x 20.5. 0909428349

38265
PARSONS, Ronald
AUSTRALIAN SHIPOWNERS AND THEIR FLEETS - Volume Three: NEWCASTLE (Part: 1)
$10.00 AUD

Ronald Parsons. Magill, SA. 1975. 1st Ed. (2), IV, 200-300 c, (5 Index) PP. Stapled typescript. Soft cover. A few marks on covers, o/wise near fine. Oblong: 16.2 x 20.6. 0909418055

Amendments to lists in previous volumes followed by shipowners operating to or from Newcastle and the Hunter Valley.

38533
PAYNE, M. A.
H.M.A.S. CANBERRA
$30.00 AUD

Naval Historical Society. Sydney. 1973. 1st edition limited to 1000 numbered copies (No.511 / 1000). (4), 112 PP with 1 map, plus 10 pages with 25 b/w photos. Inside front cover: Lines HMAS Canberra. Inside back cover: Crest of HMAS Canberra. Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing on outside edges, o/wise very good. 21.7 x 14.

From commissioning in 1931 to the Battle of Savo Island in 1942.

34843
PEILLARD, Léonce
GESCHICHTE DES U-BOOTKRIEGES 1939-1945
$5.00 AUD

Verlag Buch und Welt. Wien. c.1970. 1st German edition translated from the 1970 French original Histoire Genérale de la guerre Sousmarine 1939-1945. 472 PP with 2 maps, 4 graphs and 10 tables, plus 16 pages with 24 b/w photos. Cloth cover. Faint foxing. German text. Fine. 21.3 x 13.2.

General history of submarine warfare during World War II.

37345
PEIRCE, Augustus
KNOCKING ABOUT - Being Some Adventures of Augustus Baker Peirce in Australia
$25.00 AUD

Shoestring Press. Wangaratta, Victoria. 1984. Facsimile reprint of the original published by Yale University Press in 1924. Edited by Mrs Albert T. Leatherbee, with an introduction by Edwin Howard Brigham. XVII, 181 PP with 86 b/w illustrations by the author. Fp: The Oriental. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Few foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise fine. 21.5 x 15.2. 0959839186

An American Captain on the Murray. He jumped ship in Melbourne, from the Oriental... Returned to America in 1892.

32230
PHILLIPS-BIRT, Douglas
THE FUTURE OF SHIPS - An Enquiry
$5.00 AUD

Imray Laurie, Norie & Wilson. St. Ives. 1970. 1st UK Ed. XII, 176 PP with 15 figures, and 17 tables, plus 12 pages with 15 b/w photos. Fp: American naval hydrofoil High Point built by Boeing. Cloth cover, dj (rubbed). Faint foxing. Near fine. 22.7 x 15.

An inquiry at the end of the 60's on what ships really have to offer in the future.

37531
PHILP, J. E.
WHALING WAYS OF HOBART TOWN
$125.00 AUD

J. Walch & Sons. Hobart. 1936. 1st Ed. 95 PP with 2 figures and 11 b/w plates. Pictorial soft cover (The Flurry). Front cover with a small crease at bottom corner, tiny piece missing at top of spine, o/wise near fine. Scarce. 22.3 x 14.4.

Bay whaling, off-shore whaling, sperm oil quest, end of the whaling days by ships based/registered in Hobart.

38684
PICKTHALL, Barry
THE ULTIMATE CHALLENGE - Single-handed Round the World - The Story of the BOC Challenge 1982-83
$10.00 AUD

Orbis. London. 1983. 1st Ed. 176 PP with 4 plans of yachts, 6 maps, 46 colour, & 92 bw photos. Fp: Paul Rodgers at the wheel of his class 1 entry Spirit of Pentax. Half-title page: Crédit Agricole, in Table Bay. Hard cover, dj. Bookplate of previous owner on front endpaper. Very good. 25.3 x 19.2. 0856135607

Newport to Newport via Cape Town, Sydney, and Rio de Janeiro.

34191
POLMAR, Norman
SOVIET NAVAL POWER - Challenge for the 1970s
$10.00 AUD

Macdonald and Jane's. London. 1974. 1st UK revised edition of the 1972 original. XI, 126 PP with 12 b/w photos. Hard cover. Very good. 23.5 x 17. 0356081583

37570
PONKO, Vincent Jr.
SHIPS, SEAS, AND SCIENTISTS - U.S. Naval Exploration and Discovery in the Nineteenth Century
$15.00 AUD

Naval Institute Press. Annapolis. 1974. 1st Ed. XII, (2), 283 PP. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Faint foxing. Near fine. 23.6 x 15.6. 0870216414

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

38416
PORTEUS, Stanley
THE RESTLESS VOYAGE - Being an Account by Archibald Campbell, Seaman, of his Wanderings in Five Oceans from 1806 to 1812
$15.00 AUD

George G. Harrap. London. 1949. 1st Ed. 280 PP. Cloth cover, dj (price clipped). Dust jacket with small pieces missing. Occasional foxing. Very good. 19.7 x 13.5.

Wanderings in five oceans from 1806-1812 & his experiences: impressed into His Majesty's Navy, deserter, shipwrecked in the Aleutian Is., stay in Hawaii, return to Scotland.

38526
PORTS
NEW SOUTH WALES PORTS HANDBOOK 1984/5
$20.00 AUD

Charter Publications. Norfolk. 1984. 1st Ed. 84 PP with advertisements, maps & plans, tables, b/w and colour photos. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 23.5 x 18.6.

36429
PUGET, Ollivier
THE WORLD'S GREAT SAILING SHIPS
$10.00 AUD

Barnes & Noble. New York. 1998. 1st US edition of the 1997 French original Les Plus Beaux Voiliers du Monde. 192 PP with 20 b/w and 231 colour illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 29.7 x 24.7. 0760709289

From the British three-masted schooner Adix to the Polish three-masted staysail schooner Zawisza Czarny.

17726
QUARM, Roger
THE SHIP
$10.00 AUD

Scala Publications. London. 1992. 1st Ed., in the Themes in Art series. 64 PP with 38 colour illustrations. Half title page: details of ships in a light breeze by Charles Brooking. Fp: The Battle of Gibraltar. Pictorial laminated boards. Near fine. 23.1 x 17.6. 1857590104

Development of ship paintings from the portraits of the 17th century to the romantic images of the 19th & 20th.

12798
REDIER, Antoine
L'EVEQUE DES ANTHROPOPHAGES
$10.00 AUD

Alexis Redier. Paris. 1933. 1st Ed. 275 PP, plus folded map of French Equatorial Africa. Card cover. Pages uncut. Lower part of spine worn. Very good. French text. 19 x 12.

Cannibals in French Equatorial Africa at the turn of this century.

20917
RENARD, Leon
LES PHARES
$20.00 AUD

L'Ancre de Marine. Saint Malo. 1990. 1st Ed. 360 PP with 49 b/w illustrations (many on full-page). Pictorial card cover. French text. Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise fine. 24 x 15.5. 2905970243

Their origins, their construction & description. English & French lighthouses and other navigational aids.

40258
RICE, Dr. Tony
VOYAGES OF DISCOVERY - Three Centuries of Natural History Exploration
$50.00 AUD

Scriptum Editions / The Natural History Museum. London. 2000. 1st Ed., foreword by Dr. Neil Chalmers, and introduction by Dr. David Bellamy. 335 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Hard cover, device in blind on front cover, dj. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 32.2 x 27.8. 9781902686028

Voyage to Jamaica 1687-1689, by Sir Hans Sloane... Pacific crossing 1768-1771, by James Cook, Sir Joseph Banks & Sydney Parkinson. Return to the South Seas 1772-1775, by James Cook, Johann and George Forster... Fathoming the Deep 1872-1876, the Challenger expedition.

35474
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY
AUSTRALIA'S NAVY 1995
$5.00 AUD

Department of Defence / AGPS. Canberra. 1995. 1st Ed. Edited by Lt. R.C.A. LEAHY. VI, 114 PP with b/w & colour illust. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21. 064435996

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

37216
ROYAL NAVY
FALKLANDS: TASK FORCE PORTFOLIO - Part 1
$30.00 AUD

Maritime Books. Liskeard, Cornwall. 1982. 1st Ed. 112 PP with b/w photos. Pictorial card cover. Near fine. 29.5 x 21. 0907771025

Photographs with brief caption on the ships (Royal Navy, Royal Fleet Auxiliary & Merchant ships) gathered to retake the Falkland Islands in April and May 1982.

35563
RUDOLPH, Wolfgang
HARBOR AND TOWN. A Maritime Cultural History
$15.00 AUD

Edition Leipzig. Leipzig. 1980. 1st English edition. 232 PP with 182 b/w or colour illustratrions. Decorated cloth cover. Dust jacket tipped in on endpapers, Ingleton bookplate. Fine. 27.5 x 24.5.

The harbour, a meeting place for individuals & communities throughout the world, with customs & practices of far away strange places.

34714
RUSSELL, W. Clark
THE WRECK OF THE GROSVENOR. An Account of the Mutiny of the Crew and the Loss of the Ship when trying to make the Bermudas
$20.00 AUD

A. L. Burt Publisher. New York. c. 1890. Reprint in the Cornell series of Books for Young People by Popular Writers. 301, (18 adv.) PP. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, top edge gilt. Ageing of paper, half title page missing. Very good. 19 x 13.

35362
SERVER, Dean
TALL SHIPS - The Magic of Sail
$10.00 AUD

Todtri. New York. 1999. 1st Ed. 128 PP with 3 b/w and 97 Colour illustrations. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Fine. 30.6 x 23. 1577171241

Evolution of the Tall Ship. Fundamentals of the Great ships... Tall Ships today: a portfolio (19 colour photos).

35677
SHEPSTONE, Harold J.
CAVALCADE OF SHIPS
$10.00 AUD

The Sunshine Press. London. c. 1945. 1st Ed. 62 PP with 36 b/w, plus 16 beautiful colour illustrations by S. Drigin. Cloth cover, device on front cover. Covers worn and soiled, 2 plates with small closed repaired tear, o/wise contents are very clean and bright. 25.8 x 20.5.

34649
SIMPSON, Ken
BIRDS IN BASS STRAIT
$15.00 AUD

Reed / BHP. Sydney. 1972. 1st Ed. 112 PP with 4 maps, 26 b/w and 70 colour photos. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Fine. 29.8 x 21. 0589071084

37221
SLOCUM, Captain Joshua
SAILING ALONE AROUND THE WORLD and VOYAGE OF THE LIBERDADE
$15.00 AUD

The Reprint Society. London. 1949. 1st edition by the Reprint Society, with introduction by Arthur Ransome. 392 PP. Two parts. Sailing Alone around the World (P.1-267) with 30 b/w illust. / Voyage of the Liberdade (P.268-392) with 10 b/w illust. Fp: Captain Joshua Slocum. Endpapers: Chart of the "Spray's" voyage round the world. Hard covers with light wear and a little soiling, gilt title on black vignette on spine. Top edge tinted. Foxing on outside edges. Near fine. 19 x 13.

The first single-handed circumnavigation of the globe, on the sloop "Spray", 24th April 1895 to 27th June, 1898, and his voyage in the Liberdade which tells of his shipwreck off South America and his return to New England in a canoe.

37486
STANBURY, Myra
MARITIME ARCHAEOLOGICAL MATERIAL - a catalyst in the development of the Western Australian Maritime Museum
$15.00 AUD

Western Australian Museum. Perth. 1991. 1st Ed. (2), 26 PP with 2 drawings and 9 b/w photos. Stapled pictorial card cover. Fine. 21 x 14.5. 0730946371

34907
STANTON, Samuel Ward
OCEAN STEAM VESSELS
$10.00 AUD

H. Kneeland Whiting. Upper Montclair, New Jersey. 1963. 1st Ed., No. 3 in the American Steam Vessels series. 40 PP with 36 drawings on full page. Pictorial card cover. Fine. Oblong: 21.5 x 28.

Savannah in 1819... to City of Montgomery in 1910.

34910
STANTON, Samuel Ward
STEAM VESSELS OF CHESAPEAKE AND DELAWARE BAYS AND RIVERS
$10.00 AUD

H. Kneeland Whiting. Upper Montclair, New Jersey. 1966. 1st Ed., No. 6 in the American Steam Vessels series. 48 PP with 45 drawings on full page. Title page: Norfolk Harbor & Looking towards Hampton Roads. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. Oblong: 21.5 x 28.

From the Phoenix in 1808... to Hampton Roads in 1896.

13822
STEWART, W. K.
BROWN'S SIGNALLING - How to Learn the INTERNATIONAL CODE of Visual and Sound Signals
$10.00 AUD

Brown, Son & Ferguson. Glasgow. 1947. New edition. 213 PP with b/w & colour illustrations, plus 3 colour plates. Pictorial boards, cloth spine. Sellotape marks on endpapers, foxing spots on outside edges. Signature of previous owner at top of title-page, o/wise very good. 18 x 12.

17058
STEWART, W. K.
BROWN'S SIGNALLING - How to Learn the INTERNATIONAL CODE of Visual and Sound Signals
$15.00 AUD

Brown, Son & Ferguson. Glasgow. 1942. New edition. 213, (3 adv.) PP with b/w & colour illust., plus 4 colour plates (3 on flags, 1 on buoys). Pictorial card cover, cloth spine. Covers with light wear and a few old damp marks, light foxing on prelims, o/wise very good. 18 x 12.

14465
STOKESBURY, James L.
NAVY AND EMPIRE
$25.00 AUD

William Morrow. New York. 1983. 1st Ed. 430 PP with 8 maps. Hard cover, cloth spine, dj. Faint foxing on outside edges. Blind stamp of previous owner on front endpaper. Near fine. 24 x 16. 0688021344

History of the Royal Navy from the time of Drake and the Armada to the Falkland Islands crisis of 1982. The inter-relationship between the Royal Navy and the British Empire.

35762
STOUT, Wesley W.
SECRET
$20.00 AUD

Chrysler Corporation. Detroit. 1947. 1st Ed., with a foreword by K. T. Keller. (8), 67 PP with 22 b/w & 14 colour photos, and 10 figures (b/w & colour). Fp: All the pure uranium metal to be had in 1941 came from the laboratory of a Westinghouse lamp plant at Bloomfield, N.J. Hard cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Image shows the title page and frontispiece. Head of spine frayed and torn on 1/2 cm. Contents are fine. A scarce item. 20.5 x 13.5.

In the tremendous endeavour which produced the atom bomb, and thus brought World War II to a sudden close, Chrysler Corporation had an important part. K. T. Keller, president of Chrysler Corporation.

21859
STREET, Sean
THE WRECK OF THE DEUTSCHLAND
$15.00 AUD

Souvenir Press. London. 1992. 1st Ed. XIII, 208 PP with 2 maps & 8 b/w illustrations, plus 16 pages with 30 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 24 x 16. 0285630512

Night of 7th December 1875, the Deutschland, a German emigrant ship, off course, ran aground on the Kentish Knock, a sandbank of the Thames estuary.

37650
STUART, Richard H.
THE PICTORIAL STORY OF SHIPS
$20.00 AUD

New English Library. London. 1977. 1st Ed. 256 PP with b/w and colour illustrations throughout. Hard cover, gilt title on spine. Near fine. Large format: 34.5 x 24.5. 0450034305

Early ships. Compasses... Figureheads... Waghenaer and charting... Nuclear ships and submarines.

32658
SWEETMAN, Jack (editor)
THE GREAT ADMIRALS - Command at Sea, 1587-1945
$20.00 AUD

Naval Institute Press. Annapolis. 1997. 1st printing of the 1997 original. XXVI, (2), 535 PP with 18 prints and photos, and 31 maps and charts. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Top corner of rear jacket clipped. Some underlining in blue or red biro, o/wise a very good clean & bright copy. 23.4 x 15.8. 087021229X

Maarten Harpertszoon Tromp, father of Naval tactics, by J.J.A. Wijn. Niels Juel, the good old knight, by Hans Christian Bjerg. Pierre-Andre de Suffren de Saint-Tropez, Admiral Satan, by Philippe Masson. Horatio Nelson, a man to be loved, by Gerald Jordan...

37790
TAYLOR, John M.
CONFEDERATE RAIDER - RAPHAEL SEMMES OF THE ALABAMA
$10.00 AUD

Brassey's. Washington. 1994. 1st Ed. XII, (2), 317, (3) PP, plus 8 pages with 14 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, cloth spine, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges. Fine. 24.2 x 16. 028810864

37379
TEXIER, Richard & de FONTAINIEU, Emmanuel
LES OUTILS DU NAVIGATEUR
$15.00 AUD

Le Temps qu'il Fait. Paris. 1998. 1st Ed. 79 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Title page: sextant. Pictorial card cover. French text. Near fine. 25 x 21. 2868532993

Design, construction and setting of a sculpture by the Corderie Royale (Royal Rope-Making facilities) in Rochefort: What the seafarer needs.

20431
THORNTON, Meg (editor)
HEARD ISLAND EXPEDITION 1983
$25.00 AUD

Spirit of Adventure. Sydney. 1983. 1st Ed. 56 PP with b/w illustrations. Fp: King penguins. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 29.7 x 21. 0959256806

1983 expedition on the Anaconda.

37610
THUBRON, Colin (editor)
THE VENETIANS
$10.00 AUD

Time-Life Books. Amsterdam. 1982. 2nd European English language printing of the 1980 original, in The Seafarers series. 176 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Title page: Venetian silver coin, 1646. Eps: Map of the Mediterranean Sea, and of the world of the Venetians. Simile leather covers, colour illustration pasted down on front cover. Light foxing of 3 first leaves, o/wise near fine. 28.7 x 23.5. 705406334

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

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

History of the shipping line and its home port: Singapore.

35842
TUREN, Teppo & McCABE, Elizabeth Maddox
THE TUNTSA
$15.00 AUD

Arthur Barker. London. 1962. 1st Ed. 254 PP with 12 head pieces, plus 16 pages with 24 b/w illust. (1 map, 2 plans and 21 photos). Eps: Course of the Tuntsa. Hard cover, dj (closed tears). Near fine. 22.2 x 14.2.

Successful attempt to migrate from Finland to the USA, during an unsuccessful voyage. Crossing from Helsinki to Dover, Brest, Casablanca, Safi, the Canary Islands interrupted by a shipwreck in the Virgin Island.

38288
VILLIERS, Alan
THE BATTLE OF TRAFALGAR - Lord Nelson Sweeps the Sea
$30.00 AUD

Macmillan. New York. 1966. 2nd printing of the 1965 US original, in the Macmillan Battle Books series. 96 PP with 1 cross section of H.M.S. Victory, 2 maps and 37 b/w illustrations. Cloth cover (Macmillan Master Library Edition), dj (price-clipped). Near fine. 24 x 16.4.

21st October, 1805, the day that sealed the fate of Napoleon but also saw the death of Nelson.

37137
Von HUNDERTMARK, Connie
CRUISE SHIP COOKBOOK
$5.00 AUD

Garlic Press. Bethesda, Maryland. 1986. 1st Ed. 174, (2) PP with 5 head pieces and 16 b/w photos. Pictorial card cover. Short marginal note on photo of page 132. Very good. 21.4 x 14. 0915765330

Caribbean Cuisine. Mediterranean Cooking. A Taste of Europe. Recipes from around the World. American dishes.

19663
WALL, Robert
OCEAN LINERS
$10.00 AUD

Collins. London. 1978. Reprint of the 1977 original. 256 PP with b/w & colour illust. throughout. Fp: poster of 1929 of the Statendam III. Eps: Lusitania at Liverpool. Hard cover, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise very good. 30 x 23. 0002116103

The rise and fall of the ocean liner and its final capitulation to the aeroplane.

35455
WARSHIPS
THE GATEFOLD BOOK OF THE WORLD'S GREAT WARSHIPS
$10.00 AUD

Sandstone Books / Brown Books. Sydney. 1998. Reprint of the 1994 UK original. (8) PP with 4 colour photos, plus 36 pull-out gatefolds. Each gatefold (29.5 x 86) with a cut-away in colour, and b/w or colour illustrations. Pictorial laminated boards, spiral bound. Some foxing, o/wise very good. 30.7 x 26. 1897884028

From the Roman Galley and the Viking Longship, to the Dreadnought, the Nimitz etc...

34449
WEAVER, Mary Anne
WHERE OLD SHIPS GO TO DIE AND BE RECYCLED (in Smithsonian, Volume 21, No. 3)
$10.00 AUD

Smithsonian Institution. Washington. 1990. Volume 21, No. 3, June 1990. Contains article from page 30 to 41 with 14 colour photos by Kay Chernush. Soft cover. Very good. 28.2 x 21.

On Gadani Beach in Pakistan.

37068
WHEELER, Sir Mortimer (editor)
SWANS HELLENIC CRUISES - Handbook for 1971 Cruises
$15.00 AUD

W. F. & R. K. Swan (Hellenic) Ltd / The Hellenic Travellers Club. London. August 1970. 10th Ed. of the 1962 original. 326 PP with 1 page with photos of coins, 4 pages with drawings and 104 maps & plans. FEP: Map of Greece, Turkey and Cyprus. REP: Map of Western Mediterranean and map between Turkey and Egypt. Hard cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj. Near fine. 26 x 20.7.

Notes for the would be traveller: History, Greek deities, Heroes... Greek Architecture, Greek Sculpture... Countries from Algeria, Bulgaria... to Syria, Turkey...

17948
WHIPPLE, A.B.C.
THE CHALLENGE
$15.00 AUD

William Morrow. New York. 1987. 1st Ed. 320 PP with 13 b/w illustrations. Eps: World map of winds and routes. Hard cover, cloth spine, dj (price-clipped). Occasional foxing. Note at lower part of front endpaper. Near fine. 24.2 x 16. 0688071120

The life of Robert Waterman, the preeminent clipper ship captain and the race in 1851 to beat the record of the Flying Cloud. Story of this era: designer of clipper ships, oceanographers, ...

37646
WHIPPLE, A.B.C. (editor)
THE CLIPPER SHIPS
$10.00 AUD

Time-Life Books. Amsterdam. 1982. 2nd European English language printing of the 1980 original, in The Seafarers series. 176 PP with b/w and colour illust. Title page: Brass bell of the Cutty Sark, 1869. Eps: Map of the world plyed by the Clipper Ships. Simile leather covers, colour illustration (clipper ship Golden State) pasted down on front cover. Near fine. 28.7 x 24. 0705406318

35395
WHITE, Michael W. D.
MARINE POLLUTION LAWS OF THE AUSTRALASIAN REGION
$30.00 AUD

The Federation Press. Sydney. 1994. 1st Ed., with foreword by Rt Hon Sir Ninian Stephen. XVIII, 334 PP with 21 figures. Hard cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Fine. 24.7 x 15.7. 1862871396

39777
WHITFIELD, Peter
THE IMAGE OF THE WORLD - 20 Centuries of World Maps
$20.00 AUD

Rohnert Park, California. 1994. Pomegranate Artbooks. 1st US edition. VIII, 144 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Title spread: World map of Antonio Sanchez, 1623. FEP: Ptolemaic World map, 2nd century AD, republished 1486. REP: Dynamic Planet World Map, USGS 1989. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing. Very good. 29.2 x 26.7. 0876540809

38028
WILKINSON, B. J., STOPFORD, T. P. & TAYLOR, D.
THE A TO Z OF ROYAL NAVAL SHIP'S BADGES 1919-1989 - Volume 1: H.M.S. Abdiel - H.M.S. Avon Vale
$15.00 AUD

Neptune Books. Orpington, Kent. 1987. 1st Ed. XIV, (1), 99, (24) PP with 122 b/w photos of warships and 98 badges in colour. Pictorial card cover. Near fine. 29.7 x 21. 187084200X

37749
WILLIAMS, Glyn
THE PRIZE OF ALL THE OCEANS - The Triumph and Tragedy of Anson's Voyage Round the World
$10.00 AUD

HarperCollins. London. 2000. 1st Paperback edition of the 1999 original. XXII, 264 PP with 2 graphs, 4 maps and 35 b/w illustrations. Fp: Commodore George Anson. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 19.6 x 13. 0006531784

Voyage of 1740 to 1744.

21574
WILLIAMSON, James A. (editor)
THE CABOT VOYAGES AND BRISTOL DISCOVERY UNDER HENRY VII, with the Cartography of the Voyages by R. A. Skelton
$40.00 AUD

The Hakluyt Society. Cambridge. 1962. 1st Ed. No. CXX in the Second series. XVI, 332 PP with 12 sketch maps, plus 1 map of the North Atlantic and 14 b/w plates. 1 errata slip loosely inserted. Fp: Folded World map of Juan de La Cosa, 1500. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, dj. Dust jacket with with light foxing and sunned spine and a small closed tear. A near fine copy. 22.5 x 15.

39025
WILLIS, Thayer, HINDLEY, Geoffrey, & PROUJAN, Carl (editors)
THE LAST FRONTIERS
$10.00 AUD

Doubleday & Co. New York. 1973. 1st US edition of the 1971 UK original, in The Encyclopedia of Discovery and Exploration. 488 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (paintings, photos, charts/maps, sketches...). Hard cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj (closed tears). Light foxing on endpapers, o/wise near fine. 26 x 19. 0385042868

The last explorations: the Frozen World, the Roof of the World, and Secrets of the Sea.

20515
WINSER, John de S.
BRITISH CROSS-CHANNEL RAILWAY PASSENGER SHIPS
$10.00 AUD

Patrick Stephens Limited. London. 1994. 1st Ed. 80 PP with 1 map, 1 silhouette, 3 plans and 126 b/w photos. Title spread: Dieppe Harbour, 15th August 1937. Half title page: the 1445 tons Brittany. FEP: View of St Helier Harbour with Falaise in port. REP: The 1949 Strait of Dover steamer Maid of Orleans. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 28 x 22. 185260459X

53 ships which joined the railway-owned fleets from 1920 to 1963.

34508
WINTON, John
THE FIGHTING TEMERAIRE
$5.00 AUD

Coward, McCann & Geoghegan. New York. 1971. 1st US edition. 239 PP. Cloth cover, dj (rubbed). Foxing on outside edges. Very good. 21.8 x 14.7.

Novel. Polaris submarine Téméraire in the Black Sea.

14444
WOODMAN, Richard
ARCTIC CONVOYS 1941-1945
$25.00 AUD

John Murray. London. 1994. 1st Ed. XXVI, 532 PP with 7 maps (5 on full page), plus 16 pages with 34 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Foxing on outside edges. Dust jacket in a protective sleeve. Near fine. 24 x 16. 0719550793

The history of the 4 years of WWII when the Western Allies supplied arms and ammunitions to Soviet Russia.