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38737
ABRANSON, Erik
SHIPS OF THE HIGH SEAS
$5.00 AUD

Book Club Associates. London. 1977. Reprint of the 1976 original. 124 PP with b/w & colour illustrations, including 20 paintings by Edward Mortelmans. Title spread: Steamship Ruatehu & sailing ship Turakina. Eps: Plans of a ship of 74 guns. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 27.8 x 21.5.

The gradual evolution of vessels dependent upon manpower, wind & weather, to the modern vessels using computer technology & nuclear power.

37525
ALLCOT, John
JOHN ALLCOT: MARINE ARTIST
$500.00 AUD

Copperfield. Sydney. 1978. Limited edition of 500 copies. This copy is No.64 and is signed by Rodney Allcot (his son). (8), XIII, 160, XIV - XXXIV, (1 colophon) PP with b/w portrait of John Allcot on title page and 40 full-page colour plates tipped in and protected with tissue guards, followed by the 20 pages (XIV to XXXIV) "Appendix" with a glossary and b/w illustrations (13 of them tinted). Original royal blue calf skin, gilt engraved front cover and spine. Formal advertisement from the publisher, loosely inserted. Gilt lettering on spine is almost completely faded. A little light foxing, o/wise a near fine copy of this collectable item. This is a heavy item and postage will be higher than usual. Please ask for a quote. Large book: 50cm x 38cm.

40106
AMBROSE, A. J. (editor)
JANE'S MERCHANT SHIPPING REVIEW - First Year of Issue
$25.00 AUD

Jane's Publishing Company. London. 1983. 1st Ed. 160 PP with b/w illustrations (maps, plans and photos). Pictorial laminated boards. Foxing spots on outside edges. Fine. 27.5 x 20.5. 0710602618

A Maritime Chronology of 1982. Shipbuilding in 1982. The Cruise Ship: growth in recession... Marine Salvage and Ocean Towage East of Suez, by Captain David Hancox... Merchant ships at war: the Falklands conflict, 1982.

40107
AMBROSE, A. J. (editor)
JANE'S MERCHANT SHIPPING REVIEW - Second Year of Issue
$25.00 AUD

Jane's Publishing Company. London. 1984. 1st Ed. 176 PP with b/w illustrations (maps, plans and photos). Pictorial laminated boards. Foxing spots on outside edges. Fine. 27.5 x 20.5. 0710603029

Shipping and Shipbuilding, an overview. A Maritime Chronology of 1983. Passenger Shipping, 1983... The development of Modern Salvage Vessel, by Captain David Hancox... In South African Waters, by David Hughes... The Grey Funnel Line, by Thomas A. Adams.

40131
ANDERSON, Robert & WILSON, Ian
SHIPS AND QUAYSIDES OF ULSTER
$20.00 AUD

The Friar's Bush Press. Belfast. 1990. 1st Ed. (VI), 90 PP with 87b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. Oblong: 17.9 x 21.5. 0946872325

The Harland & Wolf Historic photograph Collection at the Ulster Folk & Transport Museum.

17982
ARCHIBALD, E. H. H.
TRAVELLERS BY SEA
$10.00 AUD

National Maritime Museum / HMSO. London. 1962. 1st Ed. 34 PP with 16 b/w illustrations on full page. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. Oblong: 16.5 x 21.5.

11683
AUSTRALIAN SHIPPING
SHIPPING IN AUSTRALIA
$5.00 AUD

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

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

36575
AUSTRALIAN SHIPPING
AUSTRALIAN SHIPPING AND SHIPBUILDING 1981
$5.00 AUD

A.G.P.S. / Department of Transport. Canberra. 1981. 34th edition. IV, 94 PP with 19 tables. Pictorial card cover (damaged). Internally 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.

38739
AUSTRALIAN SHIPPING
AUSTRALIAN SYMPOSIUM ON SHIP TECHNOLOGY, The Impact of 200 Mile Economic Zones (Vol.I & II)
$25.00 AUD

University of N.S.W. Sydney. 1979-1981. 1st Ed. Vol I: VII, 454 PP. Vol II: (Discussion) X, 246 PP. Both volumes with many b/w figures, graphs, tables & photos. Illustrated card covers. Foxing spots on outside edges. Bookplate of previous owner on inside of front covers with signature. Very good. 24.7 x 18.1 09598299X & 090

Symposium sponsored by the Royal Institution of Naval Architects, Institute of Marine Engineers & the University of New South Wales held from 5-7 November 1979. Covers exploration, exploitation (fishing & oil/gas), surveillance. Sold as a set.

43632
BAILEY, John
THE WHITE DIVERS OF BROOME - The true story of a fatal experiment
$10.00 AUD

Macmillan. Sydney. 2001. 2nd reprint of the 2001 original. XV, 301 PP with 2 maps and a plan of Broome, plus 16 pages with 26 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 22.7 x 15.2. 9780732910785

White Australia Policy and Pearl-Shell diving.

16834
BATEMAN, Commodore W. S. G., SHERWOOD, Commander R.J., SEARS, Lieutenant J.S. &
NAVY EDITION, 80th Anniversary of the Arrival of the Australian Fleet (in Australian Defence Force Journal)
$5.00 AUD

Australian Defence Force Journal. Canberra. 1993. Volume No 103, November/December 1993. 72 PP (P. 1 to 51 on the R.A.N.), with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 24.8 x 17.5. ISSN13202545

Maritime Power and Australia - Traditions, Customs and Changes in the Royal Australian Navy - Navies and the Protection of Peaceful Shipping...

19758
BATESON, Charles
AUSTRALIAN SHIPWRECKS Including Vessels wrecked en route to or from Australia, and some strandings, Volume One: 1622-1850
$10.00 AUD

A. H. & A. W. Reed. Sydney. 1982. Paperback reprint of the 1972 original. 267 PP with 42 b/w illust. Pictorial Stiff covers. Fine. 24.7 x 18.4. 0589071122

21189
BAUDIN, Nicolas
LE VOYAGE AUX TERRES AUSTRALES 1800-1804
$15.00 AUD

Musée Eugène Boudin / Ville de Honfleur. Honfleur. 1996. 4 PP in the form of a newspaper with 1 map in colour, 2 b/w & 10 colour illustrations. Compiled by Ann-Marie Bergeret. French text. Fine. 35 x 25.

Journal of an exhibition held from 4th May to 24 June 1996 at Honfleur, the birth place of Emmanuel Hamelin who was the Captain of the Naturaliste, one of the two vessels of Baudin's expedition to Australia (1800-1804). Preparations and the voyage itself. The exhibition was held to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the death of Charles-Alexandre Lesueur. Contains a short biography of Admiral Emmanuel Hamelin and two of the artists of the voyage (Charles-Alexandre Lesueur and Nicolas Martin Petit).

10658
BLAKE, George
BRITISH SHIPS AND SHIPBUILDERS
$20.00 AUD

Collins. London. 1946. 1st Ed., in the Britain in Pictures series. 48 PP with 29 b/w illustrations, plus 8 colour plates. Decorated hard cover, dj. Near fine. 22.5 x 16.5.

The development of ships, and the people who design and build them.

18451
BLOOMSTER, Edgar L.
SAILING AND SMALL CRAFT DOWN THE AGES
$20.00 AUD

United States Naval Institute. Annapolis, Maryland. 1940. 1st Ed. XII, 280 PP with 65 full pages of b/w illust. by the author. Fp & Eps. Cloth cover, gilt devices on front cover and spine. Ex library copy with 5 stamps on endpapers, half-title and title page. Covers bumped at lower front corner, o/wise good. 30.5 x 23.

Accurate drawings of the ships which sailed the seas since the time of ancient Greece. Sail & oars, pleasure craft, America's Cup defenders, sails & rigging.

39428
BONNOR, Jenelle & BROWN, Gary (editors)
SECURITY FOR THE 21st CENTURY - Australia's 1994 Defence White Paper
$30.00 AUD

Australian Defence Studies Centre. Canberra. 1995. 1st Ed. XVIII, 247 PP with 1 map, 3 tables and 8 graphs. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 25 x 17.5. 0731703189

Strategic environment. Regional perspectives (Indonesia, New Zealand), and Alliance reaction (USA). Defence plans and programs ( A Naval Perspective)...Defence industry... Politics.

39003
BOURDAT, Pierre / DERIBERE, Paulette & Maurice
LOYS MASSON (1915-1969): Poète et Romancier de l'Ocèan Indien - An Indian Ocean Poet and Novelist / LES ILES MALDIVES - THE MALDIVE ISLANDS (in Courrier des Messageries Maritimes No. 141)
$20.00 AUD

Compagnie des Messageries Maritimes. Paris. 1974. No. 141, July-August 1974. Contains articles: P. 15 to 19 with 9 b/w photos / P. 20 to 29 with 1 map, 2 colour and 12 duotone illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French and English text. 30.5 x 24.

Loys Masson. Maldive archipelago, in the Indian Ocean.

33810
BOWEN, John (editor)
MODEL SHIPWRIGHT - A Quarterly Journal of Ships and Ship Models - Number 22
$15.00 AUD

Conway. London. 1977. Issue No. 22, December 1977. 72 PP with b/w illust. Inside front cover: Miniature yacht by Donald McNarry. Pictorial card covers. Near fine. 24 x 18.5. 0851771211

Contents include: Blue Funnel Cargo Liner Machaon, Part 1, The Rigging of Stuart Royal Yachts, Jigs, Fixtures and Tools, Making Bow Fenders, ...

33811
BOWEN, John (editor)
MODEL SHIPWRIGHT - A Quarterly Journal of Ships and Ship Models - Number 26
$15.00 AUD

Conway. London. 1978. Issue No. 26, December 1978. 72 PP with b/w illust. Inside front cover: Schooner Mary Miller. Pictorial card covers. Near fine. 24 x 18.5. 0851771270

Contents include: North East Coast Sailing Cobles, Part 1, Ships That Served: The Clyde Paddle Steamer, HMS Crocodile, Schooner Modelling, Part 1, An Eighteenth Century Pirate Junk, ...

40160
BROWN, Anthony J.
ILL-STARRED CAPTAINS - FLINDERS AND BAUDIN
$30.00 AUD

Crawford House. Adelaide. 2000. 1st Australian edition. Foreword by Tim Flannery. XX, 512 PP with 1 sketch, 3 maps, 3 plans and 9 charts, plus 28 pages with 22 b/w and 35 colour illustrations. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 23.6 x 16. 1863331921

Australian exploration seen through two very different expeditions.

40421
BROWN, Antony
300 YEARS OF LLOYD'S
$25.00 AUD

Lloyd's of London Press. London. 1988. 1st edition, a Lloyd's List special supplement. 268 PP (over 80 with advertising material) with b/w and colour illustrations. Some small dog-eared pages. Pictorial soft cover has a few small creases, o/wise near fine. 33.8 x 23.8. 185044188X

Edward Lloyd, Coffee man...

30035
BROWN, Bruce
GATTY: Prince of Navigators
$40.00 AUD

Libra. Hobart. 1997 1st Ed. VIII, 275 PP with 24 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 23.5 x 15.2. 0909619174

Tasmanian-born aviator, nicknamed "the Prince of Navigators" by Charles Lindbergh for inventing the navigational instruments he used. Author of: "The Raft Book" and "Nature is your Guide". Navigation research work with the Army Air Corps during WWII. Opening of Pan Am South Pacific route. The birth of Air Pacific...

41844
BRUNTON, Paul (editor)
MATTHEW FLINDERS - Personal Letters from an Extraordinary Life
$30.00 AUD

Hordern House & State Library of New South Wales. Sydney. 2002. 1st edition limited to 2000 copies. No. 1 in The Mitchell Heritage series. Preface by Sir Alastair Goodlad. (XII), 262 PP with 19 colour-printed illustrations. Fp: Portrait of Captain Matthew Flinders, RN, 1774-1814, by Toussaint Antoine de Chazal. Illustrated endpapers. Bound in burgundy cloth with illustrated boards, gilt title on spine. Faint foxing. Fine. 24.8 x 17.5. 1875567321

37203
CAMERON, Roderick
VICEROYALTIES OF THE WEST - The Spanish Empire in Latin America
$10.00 AUD

Weidenfeld and Nicolson. London. 1968. 1st Ed. XVIII, 276 PP with 3 maps, plus 94 pages with 166 b/w photos. Cloth cover, dj (price-clipped). Dust jacket soiled and with repaired tears. Occasional foxing (heavy on title page), o/wise very good. 24.8 x 16. 0297762060

38506
CASSELLS, Vic
THE DESTROYERS, their Battles and their Badges
$35.00 AUD

Kangaroo Press. Sydney. 2000. 1st Ed., in the Australia's Naval Heritage series. XIV, 250 PP with 60 badges in colour and b/w illustrations (drawings, maps and photos). Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket with light shelf wear, o/wise a fine copy. 28.7 x 21.6. 0731808932

10822
CHILDERS, Colonel Spencer (editor)
A MARINER OF ENGLAND - An Account of the Career of William Richardson from Cabin Boy in the Merchant Service to Warrant Officer in the Royal Navy [1780 to 1819] as told by Himself
$20.00 AUD

Conway / United States Naval Institute. London / Annapolis. 1970. New impression of the 1908 original. XVI, 317 PP. Fp: Basque roads, 12 April 1809. Eps: Fight between Formidable and Caesar. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover and spine, gilt title on spine, dj (spine sunned). Foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. 21.8 x 14.5. 0870218468

Slave trade, war in the Indian Ocean and the West Indies. Lisbon and the Peninsular War.

40315
COLLINGRIDGE, J. H. & EDE, J. R.
CATALOGUE OF AN EXHIBITION OF NAVAL RECORDS AT THE PUBLIC RECORD OFFICE
$10.00 AUD

H.M.S.O. London. 1950. 1st Ed. Introduction by Hilary Jenkinson. 53 PP, with 1 head piece, 3 tail pieces, and facsimile of 7 signatures, plus 4 pages with 7 b/w illustrations. Soft covers a littl foxed, some marginal scoring, staples removed, o/wise very good. 21.2 x 13.5.

Historical notes and description of 71 items, from King John's Galleys (1212) to Bombardment of Alexandria (1882).

40121
COOK, A. M.
LINCOLNSHIRE LINKS WITH AUSTRALIA
$5.00 AUD

The Friends of Lincoln Cathedral. Lincoln, UK. 1963. 1st Ed. (8), 62 PP with 7 figures (1 photo, 2 maps and 4drawings), plus 8 b/w plates. Fp: The new road, Lincoln. Illustrated card cover. Faint foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 18.5 x 12.3.

Joseph Banks, George Bass, Matthew Flinders...

30338
CORLETT, Ewan
THE REVOLUTION IN MERCHANT SHIPPING 1950-1980
$10.00 AUD

HMSO. London. 1981. 1st Ed., Volume 10 in The Ship series edited by Basil Greenhill. 60 PP with 35 illust. FEP: Cut-away of the Spirit of Free Enterprise. REP: Cut-away of a Barber Blue Sea- Super Carrier. Laminated pictorial boards. Fine. Oblong: 20.5 x 21.2. 0112903185

22872
COSTELLO, J. & HUGHES, Terry
THE BATTLE OF THE ATLANTIC
$5.00 AUD

Collins. London. 1977. 1st Ed. (6), 314 PP with b/w illust. (maps, photos, tables). Title-page: Convoy. FEP: Mappemonde of WWII. REP: Type VIIc U-Boat. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Sellotape marks on endpapers, and stamp of previous owner on title page. Very good. 26 x 19.6. 021604810

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

39609
COWBURN, Philip
THE WARSHIP IN HISTORY
$5.00 AUD

Macmillan. London. 1966. 1st UK edition of the 1965 US original. XVIII, 364 PP with 138 b/w illustrations. Title-page: Battle of Manila 14/12/1600: Dutch attacked by the Spaniards. Cloth cover, dj. Occasional foxing. Top edge of covers speckled on 4/5 cms., o/wise very good. 24 x 17.

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

16245
DE FRAGA, Christopher
100 YEARS OF YACHTING ON PORT PHILLIP BAY - A History of the Royal Brighton Yacht Club
$15.00 AUD

Hawthorn Press. Melbourne. 1975. 1st Ed. (6), 210 PP, plus 16 pages with 37 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 25 x 15. 0725601558

16755
DEPARTMENT OF DEFENCE
AUSTRALIAN NAVAL HISTORY
$5.00 AUD

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

31522
DIVINE, David
THESE SPLENDID SHIPS - The Story of the Peninsular & Oriental Line
$25.00 AUD

Frederick Muller. London. 1960. 1st Ed. 255 PP, plus 12 pages with 24 b/w photos. Fp: The luminous beauty of a ship at night. Cloth cover, dj. Covers a little speckled around edges, dust jacket with a few chips, rubs and now plastic protected, o/wise near fine. 22.2 x 14.4.

One of the greatest lines, beginning with a mail contract to Gibraltar and expanding to the main shipping routes of the globe.

68417
DIVINE, David
THESE SPLENDID SHIPS - The Story of the Peninsular & Oriental Line
$5.00 AUD

Frederick Muller. London. 1960. 1st Ed. 255 PP, plus 12 pages with 24 b/w photos. Fp: The luminous beauty of a ship at night. Blue cloth cover. Stamps of the Australian Maritime College on FFEP, title-page, rear endpaper and outside page edges. Contents clean and complete. 22.2 x 14.4.

One of the greatest lines, beginning with a mail contract to Gibraltar and expanding to the main shipping routes of the globe.

19373
DIXON, Douglas
THE KING'S SAILING MASTER - The authorized story of the life of Major Sir Philip Hunloke, G.C.V.O., Legion d'Honneur, etc. and of the House of Yvery, the Family of Hunloke in Derbyshire, together with a History of Yachting
$50.00 AUD

George G. Harrap. London. 1948. 1st Ed. 320 PP with 8 illustrations and diagrams, plus 36 pages with 57 b/w illustrations and 4 pages with 76 flags in colour. Fp: Sir Philip Hunloke. FEP: Map of the Thames estuary. REP: Map of the Solent waters. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, no dust jacket. A near fine copy. Scarce. 25.4 x 16.

Sir Hunloke, was for many years the King's Sailing Master. His history of yachting starts in the days of Charles II, and ends with the founding of the Royal Ocean Racing Club.

34721
DOVERS, W. A. G.
CONTROLLING CIVIL MARITIME ACTIVITIES IN A DEFENCE CONTINGENCY
$25.00 AUD

Strategic and Defence Studies Centre / ANU. Canberra. 1989. 1st Ed., Canberra Papers on Strategy and Defence No. 59. 129 PP with 4 tables and 11 figures (2 diagrams and 9 maps). Pictorial card cover. Fine. 20.6 x 14.5. 0731507940

38510
DU PLESSIS, Hugo
FIBREGLASS BOATS - Fitting Out, Maintenance and Repair
$15.00 AUD

London. 1964. Adlard Coles / Rupert Hart-Davis. 1st Ed. 324 PP with tables and 177 figures. Eps: A Westfield De Luxe outboard runabout and an Elizabethan 29-foot sloop. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price-clipped). Dust jacket rubbed and with small chips. Occasional foxing, o/wise near fine. 25.5 x 19.

31234
DUNN, Laurence
PASSENGER LINERS
$40.00 AUD

Adlard Coles. London. 1961. 1st edition. (4), 474, (18 adv.) PP with b/w photos throughout, 6 pages with 120 funnels in colour, and a comprehensive index and addenda. Fp: R.M.S. Windsor Castle, flagship of the Union-Castle fleet. Eps: maps showing major passenger ports. Red cloth cover with a few old tape marks, gilt devices on front, gilt title on spine. Dust jacket has repairs and is in a protective sleeve. Stamp of the Maritime Museum of Tasmania on FFEP which also has 2 old sellotape marks. Otherwise contents are clean and near fine. 25.5 x 19.

A comprehensive work with sections on Great Britain, the Americas, Europe, Mediterranean, Asia and Australasia, Russia and the Communist Bloc. Contains an extensive index of companies, shipbuilders, ship names, changes, etc...

74757
DUNN, Laurence
PASSENGER LINERS
$30.00 AUD

Adlard Coles. London. 1961. 1st edition. (4), 474, (18 adv.) PP with b/w photos throughout, 6 pages with 120 funnels in colour, and a comprehensive index and addenda. Fp: R.M.S. Windsor Castle, flagship of the Union-Castle fleet. Eps: maps showing major passenger ports. Red cloth cover, gilt devices on front. Remnants of tape parks on endpapers, o/wise a very nice copy of the scarce first edition. 25.5 x 19.

A comprehensive work with sections on Great Britain, the Americas, Europe, Mediterranean, Asia and Australasia, Russia and the Communist Bloc. Contains an extensive index of companies, shipbuilders, ship names, changes, etc...

41672
ELKING, Henry
A VIEW OF THE GREENLAND TRADE AND WHALE-FISHERY
$40.00 AUD

Caedmon of Whitby. Whitby. 1980. Facsimile reprint of the 1722 original. 68 PP. Cloth cover, dj. Fine. 21.2 x 15. 090535513X

Urging the British government to enter the whale fishery.

41026
FENTON, Roy & CLARKSON, John
SHIPS IN FOCUS RECORD 18
$15.00 AUD

Ships in Focus Publications. London. 2001. Issue Number 18. 64 PP (65 to 128) with 5 profiles, 25 colour and 81 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21. 1901703150

Fleet in Focus: The PLM colliers 12 to 27, by Roy Fenton. The Country ship by John Naylon. The Fred Olsen cruise ships, by Anthony Cooke. The develpment of post-war Bank Line cargo ships (part 2), by Paul Boot.

38816
FLACK, Jeremy
TODAY'S ROYAL NAVY IN COLOUR
$15.00 AUD

Arms and Armour Press. London. 1995. 1st Ed. 192 PP with 395 colour photos. Title spread: Fleet aircraft carrier. Half title page: At the periscope. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). 25.2 x 19.5. 185409162X

Submarines, Aircraft Carriers... Shore Establishements, Royal Marines, Royal Naval Reserve.

21446
LE FLEMING, H. M.
ABC OF OCEAN TANKERS
$10.00 AUD

Ian Allan. London. 1955. 1st Ed. in the ABC Series. 64 PP with 51 b/w photos. Title page: Shell Tanker S.S. Theodoxus. Pictorial soft cover (London Splendour). Very good. Small format: 15.2 x 10.

41524
LE FLEMING, H. M.
ABC OF COASTAL PASSENGER SHIPS
$15.00 AUD

Ian Allan. London. 1956. 1st Ed. 56 PP with tables, and 53 b/w photos. Title page: S.S. Cote d'Azur, S.N.C.F., & S.S. Canterbury, British Railways, Southern Region. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 15.6 x 10.4.

22893
FOLEY, Captain John C. H.
REEF PILOTS - The History of the Queensland Coast and Torres Strait Pilot Service
$35.00 AUD

Banks Bros. & Street. Sydney. 1982. 1st Ed. XIX, 202 PP plus 64 pages of illustrations. Title page: Crest of the Torres Strait Pilots. Fp: Chart of the Torres Strait. Eps: Charts of the Queensland coasts. Hard cover, dj (a little sunned on spine). Signed by the author on the recto of the frontispiece. Loosely inserted: Invitation to the launch of the book at The Brisbane Club on 30th April, 1982. Fine. 23.2 x 15.5. 0959335803

History of the Queensland Coast & Torres Strait Pilot Service.

38171
FOX, Uffa
SAILING, SEAMANSHIP and YACHT CONSTRUCTION
$60.00 AUD

Peter Davies. London. 1949. Reprint of the 1934 original. (XII), 272 PP with over 300 b/w photos and design drawings. Blue cloth cover, silver engraving on front cover. Top of front cover lightly sunned, otherwise a near fine copy. Scarce. 28 x 21.

41369
GARDINER, Robert (editor)
THE CAMPAIGN OF TRAFALGAR 1803-1805
$15.00 AUD

Caxton Editions & The National Maritime Museum. London. 1997. Reprint in the Caxton Pictorial Histories series of the 1997 original published by Chatham. 192 PP with tables and over 300 b/w illustrations. Title spread: climax of the greatest battle of the age of sail. 'Victory of Trafalgar', in the Rear. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Fine. 29.5 x 24.8. 1840673583

Trafalgar: the culmination of a campaign that began as soon as war between England and France was resumed in May 1803.

39080
GARDINER, Robert & UNGER, Professor Richard W. (editors)
COGS, CARAVELS AND GALLEONS - The Sailing Ship 1000-1650
$80.00 AUD

Conway. London. 2000. Reprint of the 1994 original, in the "Conway's History of the Ship" series. 188 PP with b/w illust. Glossary terms (pages 181 to 185). Title spread: Mediterranean Round Ships, c.1450. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 30.2 x 25.2. 0851775608

Viking Boats, Cogs, Mediterranean Round Ship, Caravel and Galley, Coastal Shipping & Navigation, Guns and Gunnery, Ship Construction: tools and techniques...

38692
GILLES, Daniel
ALONE - The Observer Book of the Single-handed Transatlantic Race
$10.00 AUD

Angus & Robertson. London. 1977. 1st English edition of the 1976 French original, with a preface by Eric Tabarly. 214 PP with plans & sketches of competing yachts, maps plus 32 pages with 86 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 24 x 16.5. 0207957584

Origins of the transatlantic race, inaugural race of 1960 then races of 1964, 68, 72 & 76.

39963
GOHM, D. C.
MAPS & PRINTS - For Pleasure and Investment
$10.00 AUD

John Gifford. London. 1969. 1st Ed. (8), 190, (8 index) PP with 78 b/w plates, plus 16 pages with 24 colour plates. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Faint foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise very good. 22.2 x 14.5. 0707102618

Everything the print collector needs to know.

38959
GRAHAM, Lydia S.
PORT TO PORT - A Description of Real Journeys, made by Real People, under Modern Conditions
$20.00 AUD

A. Wheaton. Exeter. 1938. 2nd impression. 136 PP with 22 figures (21 maps and plans) and 27 b/w photos. Fp: Eden gardens and Pagodan, Calcutta (the second city of the Empire). Eps: World map. Attractive illustrated cloth cover. Near fine. 21.8 x 14.

Round the world voyages westward and eastward. Written by a headmistress who describes journeys made by herself and recounted to her pupils in an endeavour to stimulate their imagination and interest and to give them a general idea of the relation of one part of the world to the rest. It even includes some simple questions put to the students.

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

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

72304
GREENHILL, Basil
ARCHAEOLOGY OF THE BOAT - A New Introductory Study
$25.00 AUD

Adam & Charles Black. London. 1976. 1st Ed., with introduction by Professor W. F. Grimes. 320 PP with 213 b/w illustrations (photos & line drawings). Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. No dust jacket. Fine. 25.2 x 19. 0713616458

Evolution of boats and ship-building, covering the 4 main roots of boat-building: raft, skin boats, bark boats and dug-outs.

16157
GREENHILL, Basil (editor)
THE EVOLUTION OF THE SAILING SHIP 1250-1580 - Keynote Studies from The Mariner's Mirror
$40.00 AUD

Conway. London. 1995. 1st Ed. 264 PP with 4 tables & 204 b/w illust. (drawings or photos of seals, stained or painted glass and paintings). Fp: Florentine ship at sea. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 22.3 x 14. 0851776558

Anthology on the evolution of the sailing ship through the Medieval and Renaissance period as observed from painted glass, seals, enluminures, models, ...

39127
GURNEY, Alan
THE RACE TO THE WHITE CONTINENT
$15.00 AUD

W. W. Norton. New York. 2000. 1st printing. XII, 320 PP with 24 b/w illustrations and 11 maps. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24.2 x 16. 0393050041

39759
HADFIELD, Charles
BRITISH CANALS, An Illustrated History
$25.00 AUD

David & Charles. Newton Abbot. 1966. 3rd impression of the 2nd edition (original of 1950). 291 PP with 42 b/w illustrations, plus 20 b/w plates. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing spots on outside edges. Bookplate of previous owner tipped in on front endpaper. Near fine. 22.2 x 14.2.

History of British canals and navigable rivers associated with them.

37591
HALL, Lincoln
DOUGLAS MAWSON - The Life of an Explorer
$15.00 AUD

New Holland. Sydney. 2000. 1st Australian edition. 224 PP with 1 plan, 4 maps and 178 b/w photos. Title page: Home of the Blizzard. Eps: Map of the route of the Discovery during the two voyages of BANZARE. Laminated boards, dj. Fine. 28.7 x 23.5. 1864366702

The best-known of Australia's Antarctic explorers. His first steps were a geological survey in 1903 of the New Hebrides Islands (Vanuatu)...

37601
HAMMITT, Andrew G.
TECHNICAL YACHT DESIGN
$30.00 AUD

Adlard Coles. London. 1975. 1st Ed. 241 PP with 13 tables and 123 figures. Cloth cover, dj (price clipped). Foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. 25.2 x 17.2. 0229115152

40720
HARDY, A. C.
EVERYMAN'S HISTORY OF THE SEA WAR - Volume I: September 1939 - December 1941
$25.00 AUD

Nicholson and Watson. London. 1946. 1st Ed. VI, 7-350 PP with 2 maps, organigrams, tables and 78 profiles of ships, plus 1 folded table and 20 b/w plates with 33 photos. Fp: Command of the seas. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, dj (price-clipped). Foxing spots on outside edges. Internally very good. 22.2 x 14.5.

Calendar of Naval War (pages 9 to 33). Losses of principal warships (pages 279 to 305). Losses of Merchant shipping (pages 308 to 321)...

40721
HARDY, A. C.
EVERYMAN'S HISTORY OF THE SEA WAR - Volume II: December 1941 - September 1943
$25.00 AUD

Nicholson and Watson. London. 1949. 1st Ed. XXXII, 271 PP with organigrams and tables, plus 20 b/w plates with 37 photos. Fp: The Dawn Patrol. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, dj (price-clipped). Foxing spots on outside edges. Internally very good. 22.2 x 14.5.

Calendar of Naval War (pages XI to XXXI). Losses of principal warships (pages 251to 271).

41249
HAWS, Duncan
MERCHANT FLEETS IN PROFILE - 2 - The ships of the CUNARD, AMERICAN, RED STAR, INMAN, LEYLAND, DOMINION, ATLANTIC TRANSPORT and WHITE STAR LINES
$30.00 AUD

Patrick Stephens. Cambridge. 1979. 1st Ed., No. 2 in Merchant Fleets in Profile series 216 PP with scale profile drawings (1:1800) by author. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Near fine. 24 x 16. 0850593247

22048
HELLING, William P.
REDISTRIBUTING THE BLAME - Baudin's Voyage to the Australian Seas (in The Great Circle - Volume 15, No. 2, 1993)
$15.00 AUD

Australian Association for Maritime History. Armidale, NSW. 1993. Vol. 15, No.2. 73-142, (2) PP. Contains article between P.107 and 127 with 5 maps. Soft cover. Fine. 24.5 x 16.5.

The Baudin expedition and some of the problems which plagued it: coordination between geographers and naturalists and their lengthy separations plus the problem of personalities (Baudin and Péron).

40027
HOBART GAZETTE
THE HOBART TOWN GAZETTE AND SOUTHERN REPORTER - Volumes III & IV January 3, 1818 to December 25, 1819
$25.00 AUD

Public Library of New South Wales / Platypus Publications. Hobart. 1967. 1st facsimile edition. The William Dixson Foundation, Publication No. 9. No pagination (2), IV, (238), (47 index) PP. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). Near fine. 31.8 x 23.2.

Volume 3 - No. 84 (Saturday, January 3, 1818) to No. 188 (Saturday, December 25, 1819).

40119
HOGBEN, Rick
A SHARP LOOK-OUT - One hundred years of maritime history as reported by Fairplay
$10.00 AUD

Fairplay Publications. London. 1983. 1st Ed. VIII, 197 PP 10 tail pieces and 48 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Faint foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise fine. 21.2 x 14. 0905045483

18825
HOWARTH, David
SOVEREIGN OF THE SEAS, The Story of British Sea Power
$10.00 AUD

Book Club Associates. London. 1974. Reprint of the 1974 original. 382 PP with 5 maps & 2 diagrams, plus 48 pages with 27 b/w and 19 colour illust. Eps: World Map. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket slightly rubbed. Foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. 24.7 x 17.

The growth of British power at sea, since the 5th Century voyages of Celtic monks across the Atlantic...

39812
HUGHES, David E.
THE INDONESIAN SAILING CARGO and the Problem of Technology Choice for Sea Transport in a Developing Country: A Study of the Consequences of Perahu Motorisation Policy in the Context of the Economic Regulation of Inter-Island Shipping
$100.00 AUD

University of Wales, College of Cardiff. Cardiff. 1984. Photocopy of a Thesis submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements of Philosophiae Doctor in the University of Wales. (2), XXIV, 334 PP, plus 12 tables, 16 maps, 2 appendices with 25 plates with 1 b/w and 60 colour photos (laser prints), and 66 pages with 32 maps. Soft cover, stapled. Erratic pagination 2 or 3 times. Thesis complete (as received from the University). Fine. 29.2 x 20.7.

41522
HUGHES, Nigel
THE PAINTINGS OF THE BAY OF NATAL - A Selection of Works dating from 1845 to 1982
$140.00 AUD

Mertrade (Proprietary) Limited. Craighall, South Africa. 2001. 1st edition limited to 850 copies numbered 151 to 1000. Foreword by Gillian Scott-Berning. 196 PP with 17 plans and 72 colour plates. Fp: Durban Bay from the Maritzburg Road, circa 1856, watercolour by James Lloyd. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, top edge gilt, dj. Hand numbered and signed by the author on title page. A little light foxing on endpapers, o/wise as new. Oblong: 27.4 x 29.8. 0620275561

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.

38267
HUTCHEON, Robin
SHANGHAI CUSTOMS - A 20th century taipan in troubled times
$45.00 AUD

Galisea Publications. Sydney. 2000. 1st Ed. 246, (4 index) PP, plus 20 pages with 36 b/w illustrations (photocopy quality). Illustrated soft cover. Fine. 20.7 x 14.8. 0646382608

Life and activities of George Ernest Marden in Shanghai, then in Hong Kong.

41620
HYNDMAN, H. M.
COMMERCIAL CRISES OF THE NINETEENTH CENTURY
$10.00 AUD

Augustus M. Kelley. New York. 1967. Reprint of the 2nd edition of 1932 (original of 1892), with a new preface by John A. Hobson. Reprints of Economic Classics series. IX, 174 PP. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 21 x 13.

39138
JACKSON, Robert
THE ROYAL NAVY IN WORLD WAR II
$15.00 AUD

Airlife. London. 1997. 1st UK edition. 176 PP with 6 maps and 169 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 25.2 x 19.5. 185310714X

33168
JACOBS, Michael
THE PAINTED VOYAGE - Art, Travel and Exploration 1564-1875
$15.00 AUD

British Museum Press. London. 1995. 1st Ed. 160 PP with b/w & colour illust. (engravings, paintings, sketches, watercolours). Fp: Thomas and William Daniell viewing Bijaigarh, Uttar Pradesh, from the south-west, 1790. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing on outside edges. Near fine. 28 x 22. 0714116564

Up to the development of portable cameras in the late nineteenth century, artists were a habitual feature of exploration, scientific and diplomatic voyages.

40724
JONES, Noah
JOURNALS OF TWO CRUISES ABOARD THE AMERICAN PRIVATEER YANKEE, by a Wanderer
$15.00 AUD

Macmillan. New York. 1967. 1st printing, with an introduction by Admiral E. M. Eller. XXXII, 156 PP with 2 maps on double page and 6 illustrations. Fp: The brig Nancy Ann, of the same size and period as the Yankee. Cloth cover, device in blind on front cover, dj (price-clipped). Near fine. 21.7 x 14.7.

The Anglo American war of 1812.

37801
JUNGER, Sebastian
THE PERFECT STORM - A True Story of Men Against the Sea
$5.00 AUD

W. W. Norton. New York. c. 2001. 7th printing of the 1997 original. XII, 227 PP with 1 map on double page. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 21.6 x 14.7. 039304016X

40311
KEATING, Bern
VOYAGES OF THE ROYAL VIKINGS
$50.00 AUD

Royal Viking Line. San Francisco. 1985. 1st Ed., introduced by Horace Sutton. (2), 190 PP with 8 sketch maps and 173 colour photos by Harvey Lloyd. Decorated endpapers. Cloth cover, device in blind on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Cloth slipcase. Fine. Large format: 34.8 x 27.3.

The world of Royal Viking Line: Alaska/Canada - Canada / New England - Panama Canal / Caribbean / Mexico - Northern Europe - Mediterranean - South Pacific - Southeast Asia - China / Orient.

15884
KINGSFORD, Reverend Maurice Rooke
THE MERSEY MISSION TO SEAMEN 1856-1956
$10.00 AUD

The Abbey Press. Abingdon, UK. 1957. 1st Ed. (24), 148 PP, XXVI, (10) with 4 maps & 2 illustrations, plus 22 pages with 34 b/w illust. Fp: Portrait of author. Hard cover, dj (lightly soiled). Foxing. Very good. 23 x 15.

71551
KIRK, Allan A.
ANCHOR SHIPS AND ANCHOR MEN - The History of The Anchor Shipping & Foundry Company Ltd.
$60.00 AUD

A.H. & A.W. Reed. Wellington. 1967. 1st Ed. 186 PP plus 16 pages with 56 b/w photos of ships & personnel. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket has a small closed tear and is in a protective sleeve. A near fine copy of a scarce title. 22.1 x 14.7.

New Zealand's oldest shipping company which commenced business in the 1860's.

38892
KIRSOP, Wallace
THE PERON - FREYCINET PROSPECTUSES (in Explorations No. 5)
$10.00 AUD

Institute for the Study of French-Australian Relations / ISFAR. Melbourne. 1987. Explorations: a bulletin devoted to the study of Franco-Australian links, Issue No. 5, July 1987. 32 PP with facsimile of two prospectuses (in French) Voyage de découvertes aux Terres Australes. Card cover. Fine. 20.8 x 14.5.

Prospectus: a publisher's device, being a descriptive leaflet outlining the plan of a work to be published.

37875
LACEY, Robert
THE QUEENS OF THE NORTH ATLANTIC
$15.00 AUD

Sidgwick & Jackson. London. 1973. 1st Ed. 124 PP with b/w illust. throughout. Fp: The launching of Queen Elizabeth. Illustrated endpapers. Hard cover (simile leather), gilt title on spine, dj. Foxing spots on endpapers. Near fine. 25 x 19.5. 0283979232

17229
LANGMAID, Captain Kenneth
THE SEA, THINE ENEMY - A Survey of Coastal Lights and Life-boat Services
$20.00 AUD

Jarrolds. London. 1966. 1st Ed. XII, 242 PP, plus 8 pages with 16 b/w photos. Cloth cover, dj (price-clipped). Faint foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 21.6 x 14.

From the days of rowing-boats and crude beacons using wood & coal, to the modern wonders of radar and wireless. Contains chapters on Trinity House and lighthouses.

36863
LAUGHTON, Sir John Knox (editor)
LETTERS AND PAPERS OF CHARLES, LORD BARHAM, Admiral of the Red Squadron 1758-1813 - Volume III
$15.00 AUD

Navy Records Society. London. 1911. 1st Ed. Publications of the Navy Records Society, Volume 39. Vol. III: XXXVIII, 413, (4 publications) PP. Fp: The Right Hon. Lord Barham, Admiral of the Red Squadron. Navy blue/cream buckram, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine. Covers with light wear and light soiling, 2 stamps "MOD Library Services" on front endpaper and recto of frontispiece. Hinge of front cover starting. Pages untrimmed, slight ageing of paper. Still a very good copy. Image shows title-page and frontispiece. 24.2 x 16.5.

40729
LEEK, Michael E.
THE ART OF NAUTICAL ILLUSTRATION
$60.00 AUD

Eagle Editions. London. 2001. Reprint of the 1991 original. 192 PP with 6 b/w & 115 colour illustrations. Fp: "A Pleasant Breeze". Pictorial stiff covers with flaps, price clipped on front flap. Note to previous owner on half title page. Near fine. 32.6 x 24. 9781861604248

Beautifully illustrated survey of nautical paintings found on vases, on manuscripts, on canvas and on posters.

40332
LOBLEY, Douglas
SHIPS THROUGH THE AGES
$5.00 AUD

Octopus Books. London. 1972. 1st Ed. 144 PP (glossy paper) with 45 colour and 131 b/w illustrations. Half-title page: Gokstad ship. Title spread: Donald Mckay's famous clipper Flying Cloud. FEP: Ship of Queen Hatshepsut from Egypt. REP: Seawise University, ex Queen Elizabeth on fire in Hong Kong Harbour, January 1972. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 28.7 x 21.5. 706400186

The international story of ships under oars, sail and steam.

20800
LONEY, Jack
WRECKS ON THE NEW SOUTH WALES COAST
$20.00 AUD

Oceans Enterprises. Yarram. 1993. 1st Ed. 166, (12 Indexes) PP with 56 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 22 x 15. 0646110810

18420
LUCIE-SMITH, Edward
OUTCASTS OF THE SEA - Pirates and Piracy
$10.00 AUD

Paddington Press. London. 1978. 1st Ed. 256 PP with b/w illustrations. eps: Map of the Pirate Round. Hard cover, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 26 x18.5. 0448226170

Survey of piracy, from the marauding exploits of ancient Greeks in the Mediterranean to the yacht-jacking of the 1970's.

38056
LUNDEBERG, Philip K.
SAMUEL COLT'S SUBMARINE BATTERY - The secret and the enigma
$15.00 AUD

Smithsonian Institution Press. Washington. 1974. 1st Ed. No. 29 in the Smithsonian studies in history and technology series. V, 90 PP with 43 figures. Pictorial card cover. Back cover lightly rubbed, o/wise near fine. 27.8 x 21.7.

Mines, minefields for coastal protection and undersea warfare.

34793
LE MAIRE, Jacob
MIRROR OF THE AUSTRALIAN NAVIGATION
$150.00 AUD

Hordern House / Australian National Maritime Museum. Sydney. 1999. Australian Maritime Series, No. 5. Facsimile of the 1622 original Spieghel der Australische Navigatie .... Foreword by Justus Veeneklaas. Introductory essay by Edward Duyker, English text by Alexander Dalrymple. Limited to 950 copies. 32, (XVI), 72, (2), 64, 1 PP with 5 b/w and 7 colour illustrations, plus 3 colour maps on double page. Fp: Double hemisphere world map published in Amsterdam in 1618. Hand bound in quarter alum-tawed goat skin with marbled papered sides, gilt title on black vignette on spine. Near fine. 30.5 x 20.2. 1875567259

Being an account of the voyage of Jacob Le Maire and Willem Schouten 1615-1616 published in Amsterdam in 1622.

40167
MATHEWS, R. G.
SAILING CRAFT
$30.00 AUD

Eyre and Spottiswoode. London. c. 1933. 1st Ed. 162 PP illustrated by the author with 2 maps and 130 b/w illustrations, plus 16 colour plates. Fp (in colour): His Majesty's yacht Britannia. Red cloth cover, dj. Dust jacket is chipped with small pieces missing. Dated note on front endpaper. Slight ageing of paper, occasional foxing, o/wise near fine. 26.5 x 19.5.

The beauty and mystery of the ships, and the magic of the sea.

40526
MAXTONE-GRAHAM, John
THE NORTH ATLANTIC RUN - The Only Way to Cross
$20.00 AUD

Cassell. London. 1972. 1st UK edition, originally published in the United States as The Only Way to Cross. XIV, 434 PP with b/w illustrations (2 plans of ships, 4 ephemera, 6 maps, and 180 photos). Eps: Steamer routes on the North Atlantic. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Newspaper article "Rusting Memories" dated August 9, 1992, loosely inserted. Light foxing on outside page edges, o/wise near fine. 24 x 17.5. 0304291560

Nostalgic look at the great passenger liners plying between Europe and the USA.

15906
McALISTER, A. A. & GRAY, Leonard
H. HOGARTH & SONS LIMITED, BARON LINE, A Short History and Fleet List
$10.00 AUD

World Ship Society. Kendal, UK. 1976. 1st Ed. 56 PP with 2 colour and 53 b/w photos. Inside front cover: Baron Inchcape (IV). Inside back cover: Baron Belhaven (IV). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21.5 x 13.5. 0905617002

30332
MCGOWAN, Alan
THE CENTURY BEFORE STEAM: The Development of the Sailing Ship 1700-1820
$5.00 AUD

HMSO. London. 1980. 1st Ed. Volume 4 in The Ship series, edited by Basil Greenhill. 60 PP with 39 illust. Eps: 6 body plans of typical vessels c. 1800. Laminated pictorial boards. Fine. Oblong: 20.5 x 21.2. 0112903142

38540
MEACHAM, Ellis K.
THE EAST INDIAMAN
$20.00 AUD

Hodder and Stoughton. London. 1969. 1st UK edition of the 1968 US original. (8), 337 PP with decorations and map by Samuel H. Bryant. Title page: vignette of an East Indiaman. Eps: Map of the route followed by the East Indiamen. Hard cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). Note on dedication page and name of previous owner on preliminary page. Near fine. 22.2 x 14.5. 0340042982

Historic novel. Naval Service of the East India Company during the Napoleonic wars.

32816
MIDDLETON, Ned
TEN YEARS UNDERWATER
$40.00 AUD

Immel Publishing. London. 1988. 1st Ed. 129, (7) PP with 1 plan, 6 maps, 12 b/w and 77 colour photos. FEP: Preparing for a diving expedition. REP: table with personal diving statistics. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 27 x 19. 0907151434

41471
MILTOUN, Francis (editor)
SHIPS & SHIPPING - A Handbook of Popular Nautical Information; with Numerous Diagrams, Plans and Illustrations
$85.00 AUD

Alexander Moring Ltd. London. 1903. 1st Ed. XIV, 366 PP with b/w illustrations (sketches, Funnel, House Flag, and profile of ships), plus 4 colour plates, 4 folded plates, and 2 folded plates of flags. Fp (in colour): Viking ship of King Alfred's day. Cloth cover, decorated front cover and spine. Top edge gilt. Neat stamps of previous owner on front endpaper, o/wise a near fine copy. Scarce. Small format: 13.7 x 10.

Folded plates: Evolution of the Cunarder from 1840 to 1903. Interior arrangement of a modern warship. Interior arrangement of a modern Atlantic Liner. Knots. Flags of all nations (48). The new international code of signals.

22757
MONTGOMERY, Michael
WHO SANK THE SYDNEY?
$15.00 AUD

Cassell. Sydney. 1981. 1st Ed. (12), 242 PP with 5 maps, 7 figures, and 18 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Spine of dust jacket with a small tear. Slight ageing of paper on outside edges. Very good. 22 x 15. 0726954764

A controversial approach to the sinking of the HMAS Sydney, lost with all hands, whereas the German "Kormoran" had most of her crew saved.

41734
MOODY, B.
BRITISH OCEAN LINERS
$10.00 AUD

Ian Allan. London. 1965. 1st Ed. 64 PP with tables, and 58 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover (P & O Liner Canberra). Stamp of previous owner on title page. Very good. Small format:15.3 x 10.

38352
MORIZE, André (editor)
FACTS ABOUT FIGHTING FRANCE
$100.00 AUD

Fighting France Publications / Société des Editions de la France Libre Ltd. London. 1943. 1st Ed. 36 PP, plus 4 b/w plates. Inside front cover: To All Frenchmen.. France has lost a Battle! (in colour). Inside back cover: Ultimatum sent by Rommel to General Koenig, June 3rd, 1942 (Battle of Bir Hacheim). Illustrated soft cover with a few small chips, spine repaired, o/wise near fine. Scarce. 21.6 x 14.

The Leader: Général De Gaulle - his life, his thoughts, his military doctrine. Fighting France: When? Where? Why? What it's done, what it's doing, what it wants to do. Administration Organization of Fighting France. The Trustee of French Democracy.

16359
MOSCOW, Alvin
COLLISION COURSE, The Story of the Collision between the Andrea Doria and the Stockholm
$20.00 AUD

Grosset & Dunlap. New York. 1981. Reprint of the 1959 original. 345 PP, plus 32 pages with b/w illustrations. Eps: Andrea Doria sinking. Cloth cover, dj. Few foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 23.5 x 16. 0448120194

40090
N/A
SAILING DIRECTIONS FOR THE PORTS AND HARBOURS OF QUEENSLAND - 1964
$10.00 AUD

Government Printer. Brisbane. 1964. 1st Ed. 236 PP, plus 7 folded plates (table of distances Queensland ports, Depth of Water, Dredger signals, Cyclone tracks, recommended track past Wyborn Reff, table of distances Brisbane port, & Berthage signals). Hard cover, cloth spine. Correction for 1964 loosely inserted. Near fine. 21 x 13.8.

40638
N/A
AUSTRALIA IN THE WAR OF 1939-1945 - Series Three: AIR (4 volumes)
$150.00 AUD

Australian War Memorial. Canberra. 1962, 1957, 1954 & 1963. 1st Ed. Volume I: XIV, 786 PP with 1 diagram and 47 maps, plus 52 pages with 3 maps on double page and 73 b/w photos. Volume II: XIV, 533 PP with 35 maps, plus 48 pages with 3 maps on double page and 65 b/w photos. Volume III: XVIII, 731 PP with 1 graph, 2 diagrams and 35 maps, plus 52 pages with 95 b/w photos. Volume IV: XIV, 539 PP with 1 chart and 38 maps, plus 58 pages with 4 maps (2 on double page) and 90 b/w photos. Blue cloth covers, gilt titles on slightly faded spines. No dust jackets. Occasional foxing. Very good set. This is a heavy item and postage will be higher than usual. Please ask for a quote. 24 x 16.3.

Volume I: Royal Australian Air Force 1939-1942, by Douglas Gillison. Volume II: Air War against Japan 1943-1945, by George Odgers. Volume III: Air War against Germany and Italy 1939-1943, and Volume IV: Air Power over Europe 1944-1945, by John Herington.

39975
NEILSON, D. R.
WELLINGTON HARBOUR - A Heritage of Tara
$50.00 AUD

A.H. & A.W. Reed. Wellington. 1970. 1st Ed. 120 PP with 136 pencil drawings and 12 colour plates tipped in by the artist/author. Eps: Lambton Harbour, 1885, by John Gibb. Decorated cloth cover is fine, dj is rubbed with small chips. Foxing spots on outside edges. Presentation plate by the chairman of the Wellington Harbour Board to Captain Ian Nicholson pasted down on verso of front endpaper. 2 letters and 2 newspaper clippings loosely inserted. Internally near fine. Scarce. 28.2 x 27. 0589004107

Wellington / Port Nicholson was named in honour of Captain John Nicholson, Harbour Master at Sydney (appointed in January 1821), the great great grandfather of previous owner Captain Ian Nicholson R.A.N. and Maritime Historian.

38688
NICOLSON, Ian
BUILD YOUR OWN BOAT - Building and Fitting out for Sail and Power
$10.00 AUD

Allen & Unwin. London. 1982. 1st Ed. (8), 198 PP with 66 figures (sketches & diagrams). Pictorial laminated boards. Spine lightly sunned. Near fine. 25.2 x 19.5. 0046230149

30983
NIGHTINGALE, Tony
THE PACIFIC FORUM LINE - A commitment to regional shipping
$5.00 AUD

Clerestory Press. Christchurch, NZ. 1998. 1st soft cover edition. XVIII, 142 with 1 organigram, 3 maps, 5 ship's profiles and 64 b/w illust., plus 4 pages with 8 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 24 x 18.5. 0958370656

Published to mark PFL's first twenty years of regular and efficient shipping to the Pacific Island Nations.

41508
NOBLE, Denis L.
LIFEBOAT SAILORS - The U.S. Coast Guard 's Small Boat Stations
$15.00 AUD

Brassey's. Washington. 2001. 1st Ed. XVI, 247 PP with 16 head pieces, 2 maps and 31 b/w photos. Title page: crossing the bar. Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 22.8 x 15. 1574883364

39590
NZ MINISTRY OF TRANSPORT
PRELIMINARY INQUIRY MIKHAIL LERMONTOV
$10.00 AUD

Ministry of Transport. Wellington. 1986. Photocopy of a 9 pages (printed on recto only) report by S. J. Ponsford, Marine Inspector, Ministry of Transport, New Zealand. Contained in a clear plastic folder. Image shows the first page. Very good. 29.7 x 21.

Published 10 days after the grounding on 16 February 1986 at 17.37 while entering Ship Cove, and subsequent sinking the same day at 22.50 in the southernmost part of Port Gore Bay.

35191
O'BRIAN, Patrick
THE FAR SIDE OF THE WORLD
$5.00 AUD

Fontana. London. 1989. 3rd paperback impression of the 1984 original. 366 PP. Pictorial soft cover. Spine with light creases. Near fine. 17.8 x 11.2. 000617017X

War of 1812 with the USA and protection of Whaling ships in the Southern Atlantic and the Pacific.

41544
P. & O.
THE P. & O. POCKET BOOK
$200.00 AUD

P. & O. Head Office. London. 1900. 2nd issue (eight thousand). 200, (30 memoranda & blank for notes) PP, plus 12 duotone photogravures, 3 colour plates with flags, and 8 colour maps on double page. Cloth cover, gilt devices on front and rear cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, all edges gilt. Signature of previous owner on FFEP. A near fine copy of a rare very early edition. 13.5 x 10.2.

History of P. & O. and of British India with description of countries & ports of call of both these companies. Le Canal de Suez (in French), by Comte Charles de Lesseps. Australasia by Hume Nisbet.

39306
PAGE, Frank
SOLO TO AMERICA - The Observer Singlehanded Race 1972
$10.00 AUD

Adlard Coles. London. 1972. 1st Ed. XVIII, 92 PP with 3 tables, plus 64 b/w plates. Fp (in colour): Alain Colas, winner of the Observer Transatlantic Race 1972. Hard cover, dj. A few old marks on covers and dust jacket (not affecting text or photos). Very good. 25.2 x 19.2. 0229115071

4th edition of the Observer Singlehanded sailing race across the Atlantic.

13703
PAGET, Hugh
TO THE SOUTH THERE IS A GREAT LAND - Captain Cook, Sir Joseph Banks and Australia
$5.00 AUD

The Australian. Sydney. 1970. 1st Ed. 48 PP with 2 maps, 9 colour and 24 b/w illustrations. Inside front cover: Map of Africa and the Indian Ocean. Inside back cover: map of New Holland and north of it. Pictorial card covers a little rubbed, o/wise near fine. 26.2 x 20.8.

40113
PARKER, Alan & TAYLOR, Digby
ONE MAN'S DREAM - OUTWARD BOUND
$10.00 AUD

Digby Taylor. Auckland. 1982. 1st Ed. 180 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Title spread: New Zealand flag. FEP: Man over board. REP: Maps of the 4 legs of the 1981/1982 race. Hard cover, dj. Spine of dust jacket sunned. Very good. 28.8 x 20.8. 086470008

The 1981/82 Whitbread Round the World Yacht Race, with the New Zealand yacht Outward Bound. They won the small boat trophy and took 5th place on handicap overall.

39094
PARMELEE, David F.
BIRD ISLAND IN ANTARCTIC WATERS
$10.00 AUD

University of Minnesota Press. Minneapolis. 1980. 1st Ed. XII, 140 PP with 2 maps and b/w illustrations (drawings and photos), plus 16 plates with 5 colour photos and 14 watercolours. All illustrations by the author. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Few foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise fine. 28.5 x 22.2. 0816609373

The adventures of an artist/ornithologist on a lonely outcrop in the Far South Atlantic. Bird Island, at the western part of South Georgia.

39101
PARRY, J. H.
THE DISCOVERY OF SOUTH AMERICA
$30.00 AUD

Oxford University Press. Melbourne. 1979. 1st Australian edition. 320 PP with 4 pages of maps and insets, and 120 b/w illustrations (sketch-maps, charts, engravings, paintings...). Fp: La Virgen del Buen Aire. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Near fine. 25.5 x 19.5. 0195505735

History of the discovery and penetration of South America by Europeans adventurers. The Huexpected Continent, The Indian Empires, The Empty Spaces...

18340
PARRY, J. H. (author and chief consultant)
ROMANCE OF THE SEA
$20.00 AUD

National Geographic Society. Washington. 1981. 1st Ed. 312 PP, profusely & lavishly illustrated. Marbled endpapers. Cloth cover, dj (lightly rubbed with a few chips). Near fine. Oblong: 27.5 x 35. 0970443461

Covers all aspects of Man's use of the ocean. The development of ships, exploration, traders, corsairs & conquerors, slavers & scientists. Beautifully presented work.

41483
PARSONS, R. H. & TOLLEY, J. C.
PADDLE STEAMERS OF AUSTRALASIA, With the Main Contribution on River Murray System Vessels
$125.00 AUD

Author. Lobethal, S.A. 1967. 1st edition. VI, 196 PP, plus 2 pages with 3 maps and 2 pages (supplement, and 84a) loosely inserted. Typescript in stapled soft cover. Near fine. Scarce. 33.7 x 20.7.

Part I: Expansion & Intercolonial Development, Short Sea, Estuary & Coastal River Trades in Six Australian States, on the Coasts, Rivers & Lakes of New Zealand, etc... Part II (P.84-196): List & description of vessels with details of their runs. A scarce title.

17140
PARSONS, Ronald
SHIPS OF YORKE PENINSULA
$10.00 AUD

Railmac. Adelaide. 1984. 1st Ed. 24 PP with 13 b/w photos. Pictorial card cover (Map of Yorke Peninsula on back) with a small rub at top. Signature of previus owner on inside front cover, o/wise contents are fine. 21.5 x 15. 0949817406

Sub-title: The development of passenger/cargo shipping services to Yorke Peninsula Ports in both Spencer and St. Vincent Gulfs.

18510
PARSONS, Ronald
AUSTRALIAN SHIPOWNERS AND THEIR FLEETS - Book Four
$10.00 AUD

Ronald Parsons. Murray Bridge, SA. 1987. Revised edition of the 1977 original (Vol. 3, part 2). (2), 301-394 PP. Stapled typescript. Soft cover. Near fine. Oblong: 16.2 x 20.6. 0909418098

Amendments to lists in earlier volumes and continuing the lists of shipowners operating to or from Newcastle and the Hunter Valley districts.

40409
PEARSE, Ronald
THE LAST OF A GLORIOUS ERA
$25.00 AUD

Conway. London. 1969. New impression of the 1934 original published by Syren and Shipping. 96 PP with 80 b/w photos. Fp: Bowling along. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj (price-clipped). Discreet stamp of previous owner on front endpaper. Near fine. 22.5 x 15.8. 0851770053

Brief record of ocean-going sailing ships with a large number of pictures of these survivors of the days of sail.

38077
PETTIT, P. N.
THE WELLINGTON WATERSIDERS - The Story of Their Industrial Organisation
$20.00 AUD

Wellington Branch of the New Zealand Waterside Workers' Union. Wellington. 1948. 1st Ed. 157 PP with 27 b/w photos. Cloth cover, dj. Signature on inside front and back cover. Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 21.8 x 14.5.

17949
PICKTHALL, Barry
TO BEAT THE CLIPPER SHIPS - The Story of the Nedlloyd Spice Race
$15.00 AUD

Brown, Son & Ferguson. Glasgow. 1980. 1st Ed. 128 PP with b/w illust. (yacht profiles, maps, drawings, photos) and 24 colour photos. Hard cover, dj (rubbed). Very good. 30.5 x 22.7. 0851743943

The Nedlloyd spice race of 1980, re-enactment of the clipper races of the last century. Anjer (Sunda Strait) to the Channel. The fastest ever was in 1861 by the clipper ship Kelso which took 63 days.

39526
PORTS
FREMANTLE PORT AUTHORITY - Handbook of Information
$15.00 AUD

Fremantle Port Authority. Fremantle. 1980. 1st Ed. 32 PP with 1 coloured plan at centrefold, 1 plan, 1 b/w and 5 colour illustrations. Inside covers: coloured map of the Port of Fremantle. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 24.7 x 18.

39527
PORTS
FREMANTLE PORT AUTHORITY - Annual Report 1983-84
$15.00 AUD

Fremantle Port Authority. Fremantle. 1984. 1st Ed. 32 PP with tables, 1 map, 4 graphs and 8 colour photos. Inside back cover: coloured map of the Port of Fremantle. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 24.7 x 18.

40636
(POSTER)
AUSTRALIA'S HISTORIC SHIPWRECKS - Museums beneath the Sea
$10.00 AUD

Department of the Arts, Sport, the Environment, Tourism and Territories. Canberra. 1991. 1st Ed. Folded poster 60 x 21.2 (12 folds) with 9 maps on the inside and 6 b/w illustrations. Fine. Folded size: 21.2 x 10.

Ownership, Protection, Historic Shipwrecks Laws...

16906
PRESTON, Antony
CRUISERS
$10.00 AUD

Bison Books. London. 1989. Reprint of the 1st Ed. 64 PP with 2 battle plans, bw & colour illust. Illustrated title spread and half-title page. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Very good. 29 x 22.2. 0861240642

16992
PRESTON, Antony
AIRCRAFT CARRIERS
$5.00 AUD

Bison Books. London. 1989. Reprint of the 1st Ed. 64 PP with 9 battle plans, b/w and colour photos. Title spread and half title page: Illustrated. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 28.5 x 22.2. 0861240677

17246
PRESTON, Antony
BATTLESHIPS
$10.00 AUD

Bison Books. London. 1989. Reprint of the 1st Ed. 64 PP with 8 maps & plans, bw & colour illust. Title spread: A Sea Knight helicopter lands on the New Jersey while the battleship is alongside the ammunition ship Mount Katmai. Half title page: Predreadnoughts of the US Atlantic Fleet. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 29 x 22.2. 861240634

Ironclads, monitors, dreadnoughts.

15924
PRIOR, Rupert (editor)
OCEAN LINERS - The Golden Years
$8.00 AUD

Tiger Books. London. 1993. 1st Ed. 144 PP with b/w & colour illust. throughout. Fp: The Arrival (1914), by the English painter C.R.W. Nevinson. Hard cover, dj. Fine. Large format: 30.5 x 23. 1855013436

A pictorial anthology recreating the grandeur and luxury of the passenger liners.

74879
"Q", (editor) assisted by LAUGHTON, Prof. J. K., ARNOLD-FORSTER, H. O., LAIRD CLOWES, W., WILSON, Herbert W. etc. etc.
THE STORY OF THE SEA (in two volumes)
$200.00 AUD

Cassell & Company, Limited. London. 1898. 1st Edition. Volume I: VIII, 760, PP with head & tail pieces, and b/w illustrations throughout, plus 4 b/w plates. Fp: Gave orders to his men to board. Volume II: VIII, 760 PP with head & tail pieces and b/w illustrations. Half-bound modern binding, retaining the original covers and spine, renewed endpapers. All edges gilt. Minimal light foxing or ageing of paper around edges. Contents are otherwise near fine. Quite scarce. 26.3 x 19.5.

Q : Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch. Wonderful stories covering all aspects of the sea: about warfare, life in the Royal Navy, perils at sea, the pleasures, yachting, lights & signals, wrecks, smugglers, etc... Volume I with a 10 pages glossary of Nautical terms. Volume II with a 15 page glossary of sea terms and phrases, and the index for the 2 volumes.

38736
RALLING, Christopher (editor)
THE VOYAGE OF CHARLES DARWIN, His autobiographical writings selected and arranged by ...
$10.00 AUD

Mayflower Books. New York. 1979. 1st American edition. 183 PP with 1 map on double page, 10 b/w illustrations and 68 colour photos. Cloth cover, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges, and endpapers. Very good. 23.3 x 16. 0831792124

22328
RATHE, Gustave
THE WRECK OF THE BARQUE 'STEFANO' OFF THE NORTH-WEST CAPE OF AUSTRALIA IN 1875
$25.00 AUD

Farrar, Straus & Giroux. New York. 1992. 1st US Ed. XIX, (3), 136 PP with 1 map & 16 b/w illust. in text plus 8 pages with 7 colour illust. Hard cover, gilt title on cloth spine, dj. Faint foxing spots on top outside edges, o/wise fine. 23.5 x 15.4. 0374385858

Shipwreck of the Croatian barque "Stefano" registered in Dubrovnick, in October 1875, off Point Cloates. ... the survival of the castaway on this inhospitable coast.

21918
ROSIGNOLI, Guido
BADGES AND INSIGNIA OF WORLD WAR II: Air Force - Naval - Marine
$10.00 AUD

Exeter Books. New York. 1983. 1st US Ed. as a combined volume of Air Force Badges and Insignia of WWII, and Naval and Marine Badges and Insignia of WWII. 363 PP with 6 bw, and 144 colour plates. Decorated hard cover, dj. Fine. 21.3 x 14.2. 0671060082

Over 2500 colour illustrations of badges, insignia, shoulder straps, cap tallies...

39461
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY
CHIEF OF NAVAL STAFF NEWSLETTER - December 1988
$10.00 AUD

Department of Defence (Navy Office). Canberra. 1989. 1st Ed. Forewxord by Vice Admiral M. W. HUDSON (Chief of Naval Staff). (6), 84 PP with 3 graphs and 17 b/w photos. Illustrated soft cover. Near fine. 29.5 x 21.

The year 1988 with the Royal Australian Navy. Celebration of Australian Bicentenary... Maritime command... Projects... Logistics.

39462
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY
CHIEF OF NAVAL STAFF NEWSLETTER - December 1989
$10.00 AUD

Royal Australian Navy. Canberra. 1990. 1st Ed. Foreword by Vice Admiral M.W. HUDSON. (2), 46 PP with 19 ship profiles, 11 portraits and 34 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 29.5 x 21.

The year 1989 with the Royal Australian Navy. Naval support command... Ships of the Royal Australian Navy... Naval projects...

10456
SCHMITT, Frederick P., DE JONG, Cornelis & WINTER, Frank H.
THOMAS WELCOME ROYS - America's Pioneer of Modern Whaling
$10.00 AUD

Mariners Museum. Newport News, Virginia. 1980. 1st Ed. Mariners Museum publication, No.38. XIV, (2), 253 PP with 34 figures. Fp: Capt. Thomas Welcome Roys. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 24 x 15. 0917376331

His early whaling experiences in the Pacific, on the "Crescent" of Sag Harbor. The first American to use steamers for whaling. His attempts to develop a rocket-propelled harpoon, ...

39780
SCHUBERT, Paul
SEA POWER IN CONFLICT
$15.00 AUD

Coward-Mccann. New York. 1942. 1st Ed. VI, 252 PP with 3 maps. Fp: Map of the Pacific Ocean with principal bases (Axis & American-British). Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Spine of cover worn at foot, piece missing from spine of dust jacket. Paper ageing a little. Very good. 21 x 14.

Authoritative account of seapower in the past and present (to the Japanese attacks on Pearl Harour and the Philippines).

40637
SHIPWRECKS
UNDERWATER HERITAGE IN NEW SOUTH WALES
$5.00 AUD

Department of Planning. Sydney. c.1991. 1st Ed. Folded poster 40 x 42 (8 folds) with 1 map and 14 b/w illustrations. Fine. Folded size: 21 x 10.

Underwater Heritage Laws... Declared shipwreck sites in NSW: TSS John Penn, PS Commodore....

39649
SIMMONS, Mark
HUMPBACK WHALES - OUT OF THE BLUE
$15.00 AUD

Department of Environment, Queensland Government.. Brisbane. 1996. 1st Ed. 24 PP with 5 b/w and 40 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 29.8 x 21. 0724269282

40286
SIMON, Edelgard
HAMBURG - A Gateway for the World, 1189-1989
$20.00 AUD

Lloyds's List. London. 1989. 1st Ed. A Lloyd's List Special supplement. 200 PP (48 of advertisements) with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Top corner lightly bumped/creased, o/wise near fine. 33.7 x 23.8. 1850442282

75647
SMITH, Hervey Garrett
THE MARLINSPIKE SAILOR
$20.00 AUD

Wren Publishing. Melbourne. 1973. 1st Australian edition. Reprint. Foreword by Boris Lauer-Leonardi. 161 PP with b/w drawings by the author. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Ex library copy with stamps and a renewed front endpaper. An otherwise very good clean copy. 24 x 16. 0858850559

How to master knots, palm & needlework, making of small objects.

39615
SNYDER, Gerald S.
THE ROYAL OAK DISASTER
$25.00 AUD

Presidio. San Rafael, Ca. USA. 1978. 1st US edition of the 1976 UK original. 261 PP with 1 map on double page, plus 24 pages with 42 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Fine. 21.4 x 14.6.

On 13/14 October 1939, U-Boat 47 penetrated the Royal Navy base of Scapa Flow in the Orkney Islands and sunk the Royal Oak: 833 dead, 424 survivors.

40530
SPRATT, H. Philip
TRANSATLANTIC PADDLE STEAMERS
$15.00 AUD

Brown, Son & Ferguson. Glasgow. 1967. 2nd edition of the 1951 original. 92 PP, plus 6 large folded tables and 9 b/w plates. Fp: P.S. Savannah (1818). Blue cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price-clipped). Neat stamp of previous owner on inside front cover. Near fine. 22 x 14.5.

Their history from the Savannah built in 1818 to the Great Eastern (1858) and the last of this breed, the Scotia (1861).

39792
STEAMSHIP HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA
THE DARLING OF THE DUTCH, S.S. NIEUW AMSTERDAM [in STEAMBOAT BILL - Volume 29, No.3]
$10.00 AUD

Steamship Historical Society of America. New York. 1972. Volume XXIX, No. 3, issue 123, Fall 1972. Contains article by William H. FLAYHART, III. from P. 150 to 153 with 8 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover (photo of the Yosemite). A little insect damage to the front cover, staples removed, o/wise internally, near fine. 27.7 x 21.5.

Also contains: Australians organize to save historic steamships, by Captain Martin E. Jansson. (4 pages and 5 b/w photos).

39096
STEVENS, David & REEVE, John (editors)
SOUTHERN TRIDENT - Strategy, History and the Rise of Australian Naval Power
$20.00 AUD

Allen & Unwin. Sydney. 2001. 1st Ed. XX, 363 PP with 4 maps, 4 tables and 45 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 22.2 x 15. 186508462X

Collection of 19 essays: The rise of modern Naval Strategy c.1580-1880 by John Reeve... Imperial Naval Defence, a Canadian perspective by Nicholas Tracy... A strategy for the lower deck of the early Royal Australian Navy, by Kathryn Spurling...

39791
STRANDBERG, Olle
TIGERLAND & SOUTH SEA
$15.00 AUD

Michael Joseph. London. 1954. 3rd Impression of the 1953 original English edition, translated from the Swedish by M.A. Michael. 235 PP, plus 12 pages with 14 b/w photos. Fp: The schooner California under sail. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price-clipped). Foxing spots on edges and some pages, o/wise near fine. 20.8 x 14.2.

Two years' travel through South-East Asia and the Paradise on Earth, supposedly in the South Seas.

40961
SYME, Marten A.
LIFEBOATS FOR VICTORIA - The story of lifeboats and their crews in Victoria 1856 - 1979
$20.00 AUD

Roebuck Press. Port Fairy, Victoria. 2001. 1st Ed., No. 55 in the Roebuck Society Publication series. XVI, 80 PP with tables, 2 sketches, plans (2 of lifeboats and 5 of ports and bays), and 48 photos (8 colour and 40 b/w). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. Oblong: 21 x 22. 0957929501

41518
TAFFRAIL (Captain Taprell Dorling, D.S.O., R.N.)
CYPHER K
$15.00 AUD

The Brockhampton Press. Leicester. 1950. 1st edition in the Brock Books for older boys and girls series, of the 1932 original. 191 PP with 15 b/w illustrations by Caney. Fp: Foxy Elliott. Cloth cover, dj (price-clipped). Few foxing spots on outside edges. Stamp of previous owner on front endpaper, o/wise near fine. 19 x 12.7.

35352
TEYSSIER, Paul (editor)
VASCO DE GAMA - La relation du premier voyage aux Indes (1497-1499)
$15.00 AUD

Editions Chandeigne. Paris. 1998. 1st Ed., in Collection Magellane Poche, introduced, annotated and translated in French by Paul Teyssier. 123, (3) PP with 1 map, 2 charts and 3 b/w illust. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Faint foxing. Fine. Small format: 17.5 x 11.3. 290646242X

Anonymous account (credited to Alvaro Velho), of the first voyage to India by Vasco da Gama.

35478
TRACEY, Michael P. & FORMAN, Amanda (editors)
SERVING THE WORLD: The Australian Defence Force Overseas (in Defence Update)
$10.00 AUD

Defence Public Relations. Canberra. 1993. No. 7, December 1993. 44 PP with 1 map, b/w & colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.7 x 21.

Australian Defence Force peacekeeping activities in the year 1993. RAN in Somalia. Maritime Interception Force in the Red Sea...

34646
VICKERS, Anna
VOYAGE EN AUSTRALIE ET EN NOUVELLE-ZELANDE
$350.00 AUD

Librairie Ch. Delagrave. Paris. 1883. 1st Ed. (4), 462 PP with 52 illustrations (38 on full page), plus 1 large folded map of Australasia in colour. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt decorations and title on front cover and spine, all edges gilt. Top and bottom of spine frayed, top of front hinge weak and worn on 3 cms, long closed tear on folded map, o/wise very good. French text. 27.2 x 17.2.

Voyage on the Orient. Departure from Plymouth on 6th November 1879, call at Saint-Vincent (Cape Verde Islands), Capetown. Arrival Sydney 20 December 1879. Travel to Adelaide on the Assam, to New Zealand on the Wakatipu... Return via San Francisco on the Australia with a departure from Auckland in June 1880. Ferguson 17716a.

30772
VILLIERS, Alan
THE SET OF THE SAILS, The Story of a Cape Horn Seaman
$35.00 AUD

Hodder & Stoughton. London. 1950. Second impression of 1949 original. 247 PP with 1 map, plus 24 pages with 32 b/w photos. Top edge tinted. Fp: The Set of the Sails. Eps: Mappe monde with route of some tall ships. Cloth cover, dj. Dust jacket has a few chips and small pieces missing and is in a protective sleeve. Contents are near fine. 22.8 x 15.5.

The life at sea under sail of Capt. Alan Villiers.

37963
VON DER PORTEN, Edward P.
THE GERMAN NAVY IN WORLD WAR TWO
$10.00 AUD

Pan Books. London. 1972. 1st paperback edition of the 1970 UK original published by Arthur Barker. XVI, 286, (2 adv.) PP with 6 maps & diagrams, plus 16 pages with 17 bw photos. Pictorial card cover. Ageing of paper and foxing spots on outside edges. Ex-libris stamp of previous owner on half-title page. Very good copy. 17.8 x 11. 0330232355

The development of the new German navy, following Scapa Flow (June 1919), her pre-war years (secret building programmes...).

38822
WALTHEW, Kenneth
FROM ROCK AND TEMPEST - The Life of Captain George William Manby
$15.00 AUD

Geoffrey Bles. London. 1971. 1st Ed. 175 PP, plus 16 pages with 24 b/w illustrations. hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Dust jacket with small rub at top corner of front part. Very good. 22.2 x 14.5. 713802871

The Manby apparatus projects a life-line to stranded ships, then uses the breeches buoy...

18218
WARNER, Oliver
THE BRITISH NAVY - A Concise History
$10.00 AUD

Thames & Hudson. London. 1975. 1st Ed. 192 PP with 151 b/w illustrations. Fp: The Resolution in a gale by W. Van de Velde the Younger. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Ageing of paper around the edges, o/wise near fine. 24.5 x 17.5. 0500011397

40673
WHITE, Colin (editor)
THE NELSON COMPANION
$10.00 AUD

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

39640
WHITMONT, Debbie
AN EXTREME EVENT
$10.00 AUD

Random House. Sydney. 1999. 1st Ed. 232 PP, plus 8 pages with 16 colour illustrations (1 map, 15 photos). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 23.2 x 15.2. 091840570

The compelling, true story of the tragic 1998 Sydney-Hobart Race.

40647
WILMORE, C. Ray
SQUARE RIGGER ROUND THE HORN - The Making of a Sailor
$45.00 AUD

International Marine. Camden, Maine. 1972. 1st Ed. (6), 220, (4) PP with 1 facsimile of "Certificate of Discharge" and 7 b/w photos. Fp: The "John Ena". Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price-clipped and a little rubbed). Near fine. 23.2 x 15.7. 0877420165

Voyage from Honolulu to Philadelphia in 1911, on board the four-masted barque "John Ena". Honolulu 14th of May 1911. Cape Horn 30th June. Arrived 27th August 1911.

16994
WILSON, Michael
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY - New Construction Ships and Naval Auxiliaries - No.4 in the Royal Australian Navy Profile series
$5.00 AUD

Topmill. Sydney. c. 1994. 1st Ed. 80 PP with b/w and colour photos. Pict. card cover. Near fine. 29.6 x 20.8. 0646228412

34652
WITTMAN, Rebecca J.
BRIGHTWORK - The Art of Finishing Wood
$30.00 AUD

International Marine Publishing. Camden, Maine. 1990. 1st Ed. X, 182 PP with 54 colour photos. Hard cover, dj. Spine of dust jacket with short tears at head and foot, and lightly sunned. Near fine. 25 x 20.8. 9780877429845

Hints on how to transform a boat into a yacht.

40156
WOTTON, The Honourable David (editor)
MARITIME ACCIDENTS AND POLLUTION: Impacts on the marine environment from shipping operations
$30.00 AUD

Australian and New Zealand Environment and Conservation Council. Canberra. 1995. 1st Ed. 50, (68) PP with 1 figure, plus 1 folded map (in colour). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.4 x 20.7. 0642194254

Paper for public comment. Shipping and environment. Current international and regional activities. Proposed action plan and consultation issues...

74186
WYNN, Kenneth
U-BOAT OPERATIONS OF THE SECOND WORLD WAR - Volume 2: Career Histories, U511-UIT25
$70.00 AUD

Caxton Editions. London. 2003. Reprint of 1998 1st Ed. (VI), 312 PP with 9 sketch-maps. Laminated boards, dust jacket. Fine. 30.2 x 21.5. 1840675268

Career histories and appendices with: U-Boat commanders, U-Boat groups, Allied warship and merchant ships sunk, damaged or attacked.

41405
YSKA, Redmer
AN ERRAND OF MERCY - Captain Jacob Eckhoff and the loss of the Kakanui
$20.00 AUD

Banshee Books. Wellington. 2001. 1st Ed. 106 PP with 26 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21 x 14.8. 0473076993

Attempted rescue of a sealing gang stranded on Macquarie Island.