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70766
AITCHISON, Sir David
ROYAL STANDARD RED ENSIGN - With the Queen in the Gothic
$30.00 AUD

Pall Mall Press. London. 1958. 1st Ed. XII, 248 PP, plus 26 pages with 3 maps (1 on double page) and 22 b/w photos. Fp: The author. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Dust jacket has light wear with small chips/closed tears and is plastic protected. Contents near fine. Scarce. 23 x 15.

The first world tour of her Dominions by H.M. Queen Elizabeth II, on board the Shaw Savill liner "Gothic" (Nov. 1953 to May 1954). Calls at Fiji, Tonga, New Zealand, Australia and Cocos-Keeling.

41329
ANDERSON, Ross
WRECKS ON THE REEF - A guide to historic shipwrecks at Port Phillip Heads
$25.00 AUD

Heritage Council Victoria. Melbourne. 1997. 1st Ed. (4), 84 PP with 68 figures (b/w and colour). Pictorial soft cover. Remainder mark on top outside page edge, o/wise near fine. Oblong: 17.6 x 26.2. 0731106105

38295
ANDREWS, Graeme
FIGHTING SHIPS OF AUSTRALIA, NEW ZEALAND AND OCEANIA
$5.00 AUD

Reed. Sydney. 1980. New revised edition of the 1971 original. 48 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial card cover. Near fine. 26 x 18.5. 0589501879

Not only the ships, also missiles & aircraft as well as the Australian Army's water transport squadrons. Papua New Guinea Defence Force. Royal Fiji Military Force. Solomons Islands Police Force. Royal Tongan Defence Service.

41223
BADDELEY, Jon
NAUTICAL ANTIQUES & COLLECTABLES
$40.00 AUD

Konecky & Konecky. New York. 1993. 1st US edition. 160 PP with 131 b/w & 56 colour illustrations. Fp: Photo from the flying bridge of the Cunard liner Mauretania. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Near fine. 28.8 x 24.5. 1568521626

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

38159
BARBOUR, Philip L. (editor)
THE JAMESTOWN VOYAGES UNDER THE FIRST CHARTER 1606-1609 Volume I
$25.00 AUD

Hakluyt Society. Cambridge. 1969. 1st Ed. Publication 136 of Hakluyt Society second series. Vol. I: XXVIII, 247 PP with 1 facsimile of title page and 2 maps, plus 1 folded map and 2 b/w plates. Fp: The original fleet of 1606. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj has a little light foxing, o/wise near fine. 22 x 14.5.

Documents relating to the foundation of Jamestown and the history of the Jamestown colony up to the departure of Captain John Smith, last president of the Council in Virginia under the first charter, early in October, 1609. Volume I: 44 documents.

32212
BARROW, David
THE CRUX ARGOSY - A Seafaring Adventure beneath the Southern Cross
$20.00 AUD

Child & Henry. Sydney. 1983. 1st Ed., with a foreword from Vice-Admiral David Leach. No pagination, 28 PP with 5 b/w and 15 colour illustrations. Inside front cover: Royal Australian Navy band by the Polly Woodside. Hard cover, simile leather, gilt title and colour vignette on front cover. Near fine. 31 x 23.5.

Consideration on the ship and the sea in Australia's past, present and future. Script of a series for television, in seven episodes.

41281
BASS, George F.
UNDERWATER ARCHEOLOGY: Key to History's Warehouse [in National Geographic Magazine, Volume 124, No.1, 1963]
$10.00 AUD

N.G.S. Washington. 1963. Volume 124, No. 1, July 1963. Contains article between pages 138 and 156 with 1 diagram, 2 maps and 21 colour photos by Thomas J. Abercombie and Robert B. Goodman. Pictorial soft cover (Poseidon or Zeus). Covers have a few marks, o/wise very good. 25.4 x 17.5.

Bronze age wrecks off Yassi island, Anatolian coast of Turkey. Other articles: Dynamic Ontario with a map loosely inserted, Athens: Golden Past and Busy Present..

40556
BASSETT-LOWKE, W. J. & HOLLAND, George
SHIPS AND MEN - An account of the development of ships from their prehistoric origin to the present time and to the achievements and conditions of the men who have built and worked upon them
$15.00 AUD

George Harrap. London. 1949. Reprint of the 1946 original. 316 PP with 160 b/w illust. (photos, profiles, drawings). Fp: Shipping in London River. FEP: Map, The World at the time of the Great Explorers, A.D. 1450-1550. REP: Main steamship route in 1939. Cloth cover, device on front cover, dj (top of spine chipped). Signature and stamp of previous owners on front endpaper. Near fine. 25.5 x 19.5.

38680
BEKEN, Frank & Keith
BEAUTY OF SAIL
$30.00 AUD

George G. Harrap. London. 1964. 1st Ed. Text by Alain Gliksman. 184 PP with 90 b/w photos & descriptions of yachts, plus 4 double-pages with 9 colour photos. Cloth cover, dj (price clipped). Dust jacket rubbed and with small pieces missing. Foxing of endpapers and on outside edges. Signature of previous owner on title page, o/wise near fine. A scarce book. English & French text. 29.6 x 22.2.

Sailing boats & ocean-going speed boats. Photos & informative captions by the Bekens.

10797
BENNETT, Geoffrey
THE BATTLE OF TRAFALGAR
$10.00 AUD

Naval Institute Press. Annapolis. 1978. Reprint of the 1977 original. 256 PP with 23 maps, diagrams & illustrations, plus 8 pages with 19 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing. Near fine. 24.2 x 15.8. 0870219146

21st October, 1805.

38047
BENNETT, Geoffrey
NAVAL BATTLES OF THE FIRST WORLD WAR
$5.00 AUD

Pan Books. London. 1974. 1st paperback edition, in the Grand Strategy series. X, 308 PP with 14 maps and diagrams, plus 24 pages with 54 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover (rubbed). Spine creased, ageing of paper, foxing spots on edges. Good reading copy. 19.7 x 12.8. 0330238620

34868
BOELEN, Vice-Admiral J. Jzn
HET MERKWAARDIG DAGBOEK VAN EEN NEDELANDSCH ZEEMAN 1795-1860, Naar het Memoriaal van Vice-Admiraal J. BOELEN Jzn - De Napoleontische Tijd
$15.00 AUD

J. H. De Bussy. Amsterdam. 1942. 1st edition, adapted by Kapt. J. Oderwald. 216 PP with 6 text illustrations, plus 1 b/w plate (Portrait of Jacobus Boelen). Hard cover, gilt title on cloth spine, illustrated front cover. Signature on front endpaper, ageing of paper, o/wise very good. Dutch text. 23.5 x 15.8.

Diaries of a remarkable Dutch seamen, Vice Admiral Jacobus Boelen, during the Napoleonic period.

38287
BONNEMAINS, Jacqueline (editor)
MON VOYAGE AUX TERRES AUSTRALES - Journal personnel du Commandant Baudin
$140.00 AUD

Imprimerie Nationale. Paris. 2000. 1st Ed. 467, (3) PP with b/w illustrations (2 sketch-plans, 2 maps, 4 charts and 10 facsimile of original manuscript), plus 96 colour plates with 195 illustrations (6 of people, 5 of insects, 5 of animals, 98 on ocean fauna...) many relating to Australia: 3 views, 10 portraits of aborigines and 50 coastal views. Pictorial card cover. French text. Faint foxing on outside edges. Fine. 24 x 16.5. 2743303840

Journal of Nicolas Baudin kept during his voyage of discovery to Australia. Journal starting 7/8 March 1800, prior to the departure from Le Havre. Passports issued by the British Admiralty, Spain, Netherlands, Sweden, Denmark, Prussia, Portugal and USA. Call at Ile de France (Mauritius). West coast of New Holland (Australia), 27 May 1801. Leewin, 20 June 1801. Endracht, 22 July 1801. Kupang (West Timor) 22 August 1801. Sailing for D'Entrecasteaux Channel and Maria Island (Tasmania) on 13 November 1801. Journal ends on 30 December 1801 while closing on the South West corner of Western Australia.

38705
BOWDITCH, Nathaniel
AMERICAN PRACTICAL NAVIGATOR - An Epitome of Navigation and Nautical Astronomy
$20.00 AUD

United States Hydrographic Office / Secretary of the Navy. Washington. 1939. Reprint of the 1938 revised edition. Publication No. 9. Part I: 392 PP with 137 figures (drawings, sketches and b/w photos). Part II: 387 PP with 43 tables. Cloth cover. Browning and foxing spots on outside edges. Ingleton bookplate on front endpaper. Near fine. 26 x 18.

This epitome of navigation by Nathaniel Bowditch, has been continuously updated and revised since it was first published in 1802. Part I: Text and Appendices. Part II: Tables.

41177
BOWER YOUNG, Stephen
TRAPPED AT PEARL HARBOR - Escape from Battleship Oklahoma
$15.00 AUD

Naval Institute Press. Annapolis. 1991. 1st edition in the Bluejacket Books series. 189 PP with 7 plans, plus 32 pages with 48 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 23.5 x 16. 156865927X

37370
BRAND, Ian
ESCAPE FROM PORT ARTHUR
$15.00 AUD

Regal Publications. Launceston, Tasmania. c. 1990. Reprint of the 1978 original. VIII, 63 PP with 2 maps and 10 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 21 x 14.7. 0949457345

The thrilling true life account of escape, in February 1839, by sea, from Australia's most infamous penal colony.

22031
BREMER, Stuart
HOME AND BACK - Australia's Golden Era of Passenger Ships
$5.00 AUD

Dreamweaver. Sydney. 1984. 1st Ed. 224 PP with b/w photos. Fp: Poster on P & O, regular fortnightly sailings. Half title page: Come 'Home' via Suez. Eps: Liners alongside Princes Pier, Port Melbourne. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 30 x 23. 0949825069

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

38418
BRENT, Peter
CAPTAIN SCOTT AND THE ANTARCTIC TRAGEDY
$20.00 AUD

Saturday Review Press. New York. 1974. 1st US edition. 223 PP with 21 colour and over 100 b/w illustrations. Title page: The Royal Society Range (watercolour). Fp: Captain Scott aged 36 (colour painting). Eps: Stacking up supplies at Scott's camp at Cape Evans. Hard cover, dj. Front cover of dust jacket partly faded, o/wise near fine. 25.4 x 18.2. 0871502587

36344
BROWER, Kenneth (editor)
GALAPAGOS: THE FLOW OF WILDNESS - Volume 1, Discovery
$15.00 AUD

Siera Club / Ballantine Book. San Francisco. 1970. 1st Ed., with an introduction by Loren Eiseley. 160 PP with 1 map and 68 colour photos by Eliot Porter. Pictorial card cover. Note inside front cover and signature on half-title page, o/wise near fine. 24 x 16.5.

Galapagos by discoverers (Fray Tomas eps. Locastelli Auril), corsairs (Edward Davis), sailors (Benjamin Morrell, Herman Melville) and scientists (Darwin, Beebe).

38379
CAMPBELL HEPWORTH, Commander M. W.
NOTES ON MARITIME METEOROLOGY
$25.00 AUD

George Philip & Son. London. 1907. 1st Ed. VIII, 90, (2 publications) PP with tables, plus 7 folded plates. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover. Foxing, discreet name of previous owner at top of front endpaper. Very good. 21.8 x 14.

7 lectures delivered/contributed at: Royal United Service Institution (1) - The Shipmasters' Society (1) - The Royal Meteorological Society (4) - The Royal Society of New South Wales (1). Meteorology: a factor in Naval Warfare... The tracks of Ocean Wind Systems in transit over Australia. Current observations on the Canadian-Australian route...

40539
CAPPER, D. P.
MOAT DEFENSIVE - A History of the Waters of the Nore Command 55 BC to 1961
$15.00 AUD

Arthur Barker. London. 1963. 1st Ed. XI, 251 PP with 2 drawings and 8 maps, plus 16 pages with 24 b/w illust. Vignette on title page. Eps: A prospect of Chatham Dock. Cloth cover, dj (price-clipped and a few chips). Foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. 22.2 x 14.5..

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

17039
COLTHEART, Lenore & FRASER, Don
LANDMARKS IN PUBLIC WORKS - Engineers and their Works in New South Wales 1884-1914
$25.00 AUD

Public Works Dept. / Hale & Iremonger. Sydney. 1987. 1st Ed. Foreword by L. J. Brereton. 144 PP with b/w illust. (plans, maps & charts, photos). Fp: Macquarie Lighthouse, 1883. FEP: Span for Pyrmont Bridge, Sydney. REP: Bird's-eye view of a cantilever design for a bridge across Sydney Harbour. Hard cover, dj. Few foxing spots inside dust jacket, o/wise near fine. 27.2 x 22. 0868062960

The modern monuments of two hundred years of European occupation in NSW. One chapter on Harbours and Rivers (removal of bars, dredging, lighthouses ...).

39299
COX, Greg A. (editor)
ISSUES IN MARITIME STRATEGY: Presentations of the Royal Australian Navy Maritime Studies Program 1994
$25.00 AUD

Directorate of Publishing, Defence Centre. Canberra. 1995. 1st Ed. (12), 138 PP. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 20.5 x 14.5.

The utility of Navies in Peacetime, by Captain Jack McCaffrie. The Australian experience with Regional Maritime Cooperation... Pakistan Naval Policy, by Rear Admiral S. Tauquir H. Naqvi...

18957
CRAIG, Robert (editor)
MARITIME HISTORY - Volume 2
$15.00 AUD

David & Charles. Newton Abbot, UK. 1973. 1st Ed. (8), 243 PP with 1 map, 3 graphs, 15 tables and 16 bw plates. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 21.5 x 15. 0715359878

11 articles in the 2nd bound volume of the journal Maritime History (Volume 2, No. 1 & 2, 1972). Sea transport in Australia: the rise and fall of the intrastate shipping industry of New South Wales, by John Bach. The evolution of international whaling controls, by Wray Vamplew.

30333
CRAIG, Robin
STEAM TRAMPS AND CARGO LINERS 1850-1950
$10.00 AUD

HMSO. London. 1980. 1st Ed. Volume 5 in The Ship series edited by Basil Greenhill. 60 PP with 38 illust. FEP: Different types of vessels classed in Lloyd's Register Book. REP: Cross-sections of typical bulk carrying cargo ships built between the 1870's and 1900's. Laminated pictorial boards. A fine copy. Oblong: 20.5 x 21.2. 0112903150

39778
CRITCHLEY, Mike
BRITISH WARSHIPS & AUXILIARIES (1985/86 Edition)
$10.00 AUD

Maritime Books. Liskeard, Cornwall, UK. 1985. 1st Ed. 112 PP with tables, silhouettes, 8 colour & 93 b/w photos. Title page: RFA Blue Rover. Pictorial soft cover. Outside edges lightly soiled. Very good. 21 x 14.8. 0907771157

Royal Navy, Royal Fleet Auxiliary, Royal Maritime Auxiliary Service, Army Vessels and Fleet Air Arm.

38847
LA DAGE, John & VAN GEMERT, Lee
STABILITY AND TRIM FOR THE SHIP'S OFFICER
$20.00 AUD

Cornell Maritime Press, Inc. Cambridge, Maryland. 1963. 4th reprint of the 2nd edition of 1956 (original of 1946). XVI, 216 PP with 67 figures and 4 inserts, plus 4 folded inserts in rear pocket. Fp: Heavy lift ship USNS Pvt Leonard C. Brostrom. Hard cover, gilt device and title on front cover and spine. Lower and upper part of the spine worn, faint foxing on outside edges. Signature and bookplate of previous owner on front endpaper, o/wise very good. 22.2 x 14.5.

35156
DE BLIJ, Harm J. (editor)
EARTH '88 - Changing Geographic Perspectives - Proceedings of the Centennial Symposium
$20.00 AUD

National Geographic Society. Washington. 1988. 1st Ed. 392 PP with 109 maps, charts & graphs, and 92 colour photos. Hard cover, dj. Foxing spots on half title page and title page, o/wise near fine. 28 x 24. 0870447637

Record of a week-long symposium held in Washington, D.C., in January 1988, to commemorate the centennial of the National Geographic Society. 22 papers: The spirit and impact of exploration by George Kish... The Oceans by William A. Nierenberg.

39686
DEWEZ, Simon
EAST MEETS WEST, In the World of Cartography (in The Australian Antique Collector No. 53 - Issue No. 53, June-November 1997)
$5.00 AUD

Antiques and Art in Australia. Sydney. 1997. Contains article P. 172 to 174 with 4 colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Crease on lower corner of front cover, o/wise near fine. 29.6 x 21.

41946
DOMVILLE-FIFE, Charles W. (editor)
THE SEAGOER - An Illustrated Quarterly of the Sea, Land and Air, Volume XX, No.4
$15.00 AUD

Seagoer Publishing Co. Ltd. Bristol. 1955. Summer 1955. 58 PP with 43 b/w and duotone photos. Pictorial soft cover (Taking it green). Staples removed. Very good. 19.7 x 13.5.

In those brave days of sail, by Captain William F. Reid (pages 6 to 19). Thirty-one day in an open boat (following torpedoing of Silver Dawn on passage Fremantle to Persian Gulf), by G. Waye (pages 20 to 24). On the Grand Banks, with the Portuguese Fishing Fleet, by Alan Villiers.

37748
EDWARDS, Hugh
TREASURES OF THE DEEP - The Extraordinary Life and Times of Captain Mike Hatcher
$25.00 AUD

HarperCollins. Sydney. 2000. 2nd printing of the 2000 original. (8), 279 PP, plus 48 pages with 9 b/w and 80 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover (Junk "Song Saigon"). Fine. 23.3 x 15.3. 0732258855

Fame with the discovery of the wreck of "Geldermalsen" lost on Admiral Stellingwerf Reef, and salvage of her Nanking cargo. Discovery of the wreck of "Tek Sing", a great junk lost in 1822 on Belvidere Rock, Gaspar Strait.

20154
ELDERSHAW, M. Barnard
PHILLIP OF AUSTRALIA
$10.00 AUD

The Discovery Press. Penrith. 1972. Reprint in the "Great Australian Lives" series of the 1938 original. 367 PP plus 11 b/w plates. Fp: Vice-Admiral Arthur Phillip. Hard cover, simile leather, title on spine, gilt decoration on front cover. Spine lightly rubbed, o/wise near fine. 20.3 x 13.5.

21746
ESTENSEN, Miriam
DISCOVERY: THE QUEST FOR THE GREAT SOUTH LAND
$10.00 AUD

Allen & Unwin. Sydney. 1998. 1st Ed. X, 286 PP with 17 head pieces and 10 b/w illustrations, plus 12 colour plates. Fp: Title page of Gerard and Cornelis de Jode's atlas, Speculum Orbis Terrae, 1597. Illustrated endpapers. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 20.3 x 12.4. 1864484977

18539
FARQUHAR, I. J.
UNION FLEET 1875-1975
$15.00 AUD

N.Z. Ships & Marine Society. Wellington. 1976. 2nd revised edition of the 1968 original. VIII, 61 PP, plus 16 pages with 26 b/w illust. by J. E. Hobbs. Stapled pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 24.5 x 16.5.

A list of ships owned by the Union Steam Ship Company of N.Z. since its inception in 1875 in Dunedin.

42199
FEEKEN, Erwin H.J. & Gerda E.E. & SPATE, O.H.K.
THE DISCOVERY AND EXPLORATION OF AUSTRALIA
$50.00 AUD

Thomas Nelson. Melbourne. 1970. 1st Ed. VIII, 318 PP with 12 colour illust., 24 maps with exploration routes by discoverers & 146 b/w illust. (11 maps & plans). Title-page: Dutch vessel. Illustrated endpapers. Decorated hard cover, dj. Very light foxing on covers, outside edges, endpapers and few pages, o/wise a near fine copy. 29 x 21.4. 170018121

Discovery and exploration by sea and land with gazetteer of Australian place names and key to maps.

41884
FENTON, Roy & CLARKSON, John
SHIPS IN FOCUS RECORD 19
$15.00 AUD

Ships in Focus Publications. London. 2002. Issue Number 19. 64 PP (129 to 192) with 1 map, 1 flag and funnel, 2 sketch-plans and 92 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21. 1901703169

Fleet in Focus: Houlder's post-war Granges, by John Hill. Tasmanian Traders by Rex Cox and Ken Wriedt. Sunderland in Focus, by John Lingwood.

42421
FENTON, Roy & CLARKSON, John
SHIPS IN FOCUS RECORD 20
$15.00 AUD

Ships in Focus Publications. London. 2002. Issue Number 20. 64 PP (193 to 264) with 2 sketch-plans and 123 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21. 1901703177

Fleet in Focus: Houlder 's post-war Granges, Part 2 by John Hill. The Nile Steamship by David Burrell. Ben-My-Chree of 1908, by John Shepherd.

35421
FLANNERY, Tim (editor)
THE EXPLORERS
$5.00 AUD

Text Publishing. Melbourne. 1999. Reprint of the 1998 original. (14), 386 PP with 1 map on double page, and small location maps Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 19.9 x 12.8. 1876485221

64 explorers: Tasman in 1642, Dampier in 1688, Cook in 1770, Phillip in 1788... François Péron in 1802... to Dr. W.J. Peasley in 1977.

21445
LE FLEMING, H. M.
COASTAL PASSENGER SHIPS
$15.00 AUD

Ian Allan. London. 1960. 4th yearly edition, in the ABC series. 64 PP with 2 pages advert., tables, and 56 bw photos. Title page: M.V. Torfinn Jarl, Det. Nordenfjelske D/S A/S. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 15.6 x 10.4.

40559
LE FLEMING, H. M.
OCEAN LINERS
$10.00 AUD

Ian Allan. London. 1955. 64 PP with tables and 69 b/w photos. Title page: R.M.S. Pretoria Castle. Pictorial card cover (Saxonia). Name of previous owner at top of title page. Very good. 15.3 x 10.2.

41574
LE FLEMING, H. M.
ABC OF BRITISH WARSHIPS
$10.00 AUD

Ian Allan. London. 1955. 2nd Ed. 64 PP with tables, & 61 b/w photos. Title page: H.M.S. Scorpion. Pictorial card cover (Aircraft Carrier). Stamp of previous owner on title page. Near fine. 15.8 x 10.3.

Including ships of the RAN, RCN, RNZN, IN, PI, RCyN, SAN and MNF.

41575
LE FLEMING, H. M.
ABC BRITISH WARSHIPS
$5.00 AUD

Ian Allan. London. 1956. 3rd Ed. 64 PP with tables, & 51 b/w photos. Title page: H.M.S. Vanguard. Pictorial (Light cruiser) soft cover. Stamp of previous owner on title page. Near fine. 15.3 x 10.3.

Including ships of the RAN, RCN, RNZN, IN, PI, RCyN, SAN and RMN.

41576
LE FLEMING, H. M.
ABC BRITISH WARSHIPS
$5.00 AUD

Ian Allan. London. 1958. 4th Ed. 64 PP with tables, & 56 b/w photos. Centrefold: The 4th Destroyer Flotilla. Title page: Sea Slug guided weapon being fired from H.M.S. Girdle Ness. Pictorial soft cover (Destroyer). Near fine. 15.3 x 10.3.

Including ships of the RAN, RCN, RNZN, IN, PI, RCyN, and SAN.

35148
GERMAN NAVY
MARINE KALENDER DER DDR 1978
$5.00 AUD

Militärverlag der Deutschen Demokratischen Republik. Berlin. 1977. 1st Ed. Edited by Klaus KRUMSIEG & Reiner WACHS. 240 PP with maps, tables and b/w photos. Pictorial card cover. Ageing of paper. Very good. German text. 20 x 14.

The Naval Calendar of the German Democratic Republic. The Battle of the Falklands. The French Navy. Icebreakers under the hammer and sickle flag....

16734
GILLETT, Ross
AUSTRALIA'S NAVY, Past, Present and Future
$20.00 AUD

Child & Henry. Sydney. 1986. 1st Ed. 72 PP with b/w photos. Half title page: HMAS Stalwart leads 2 FFGs and 2 DEs. Fp: HMAS Darwin. Pictorial laminated boards. Near fine. 29.2 x 22.2. 086777178X

41227
GIORGETTI, Franco
SAILS & SAILING - A Selection of Great Nautical Photographs from Mystic Seaport's Rosenfeld Collection
$30.00 AUD

Mystic Seaport. Mystic. 1999. 1st US edition, translated from the Italian original by David Steven Talbot. VIII, 178 PP with 79 b/w plates (4 of them folded) and 79 b/w photos for notes on plates. Title spread: Tender Vara and J-class Ranger of the Vanderbilt family. Hard cover, glt title on front cover and spine, dj. Fine. 34 x 24.2. 0913372889

40363
GREENHILL, Basil (editor)
THE NATIONAL MARITIME MUSEUM
$5.00 AUD

Pitkin Pictorials. London. 1974. 1st Ed. 24 PP with 20 colour and 16 b/w photos. Inside front cover: Plans of the museum. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. Oblong: 17.8 x 22.8. 853722005

42393
GREENOP, Frank S.
COAST OF TRAGEDY
$5.00 AUD

K.G. Murray. Sydney. 1944. 2nd Ed. 256 PP. Hard cover, cloth spine. Ex-library copy with a few stamps, o/wise a good reading copy. 18.8 x 12.

26 tales of the sea, on the Australian coast and the bordering seas. Wreck of the Trial, mutiny on the Bounty, Seringapatam, the whaler turned Man-of-War, Ben Boyd's empire...

71532
GUILLAUMIN, Emile
FRANCOIS PERON - Enfant du Peuple - Un Grand Voyage - Une Oeuvre - Une Vie
$200.00 AUD

Les Marmousets. Moulins, France. 1982. 1st edition limited to 450 copies (400 with cloth cover), with a preface by Jacques Lougnon. 154 PP with 61 b/w reproductions of original engravings. Half title page: portrait of François Péron by M. C. A. Lesueur. Title page: Canda, Jeune fille Malaise, Timor. Cloth cover, colour vignette on front cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. French text. Near fine. 37.8 x 27.5. 2903886040

The life and the works of François Péron and his great voyage to Australia with the Baudin expedition.

42427
HALL, Captain Basil
VOYAGES AND TRAVELS OF CAPTAIN BASIL HALL R.N.
$50.00 AUD

Thomas Nelson and Sons. London. 1895. 1st Ed. VIII, 9-387 PP, plus 6 b/w plates. Fp: Burial of Sir John Moore. Title page: Fast Castle, (Wolf's Crag). Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Rebacked copy, retaining most of original cloth cover, repaired fold of endpapers. Old watermarks on 3 or 4 leaves, slight ageing of paper, o/wise very good. 20.7 x 15.

First 10 years of his time at sea. Entered the Royal Navy in 1802. Halifax Station to 1808. Off the coast of Spain to 1811. Sailed in 1812 for the Far East.

16893
HAMILTON CURREY, Commander E.
THE MAN-OF-WAR - What She has Done, and What She is Doing
$10.00 AUD

T.C. & E.C. Jack. London. c.1915? 1st Ed., No. 2 in the Romance of Reality series. X, 298 PP with 7 figures and 15 illustrations on full page, plus 16 plates with 21 b/w photos. Fp (in colour): The carrack in which the Knights of St. John of Jerusalem arrived at Malta in 1530. Cloth cover, b/w illustrations pasted down on front endpaper. Covers lightly rubbed, spine sunned. Foxing on outside edges and few pages. Frontispiece and plate XVI are facsimile (laser) prints. Good. 21 x 15.5.

Stories of the Royal Navy: oared ships, Tudor ships, buccaneers, slavers, torpedo craft,...

37906
HARLEY, Basil
TOY BOATS
$10.00 AUD

Shire Publications. London. 1987. 1st Ed. No. 193 in the Shire Album series. 32 PP with 54 b/w illustrations. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 21 x 15. 0852638515

39164
HARVEY, Maurice
GIBRALTAR
$15.00 AUD

Spellmount. Staplehurst, Kent, UK. 1996. 1st Ed. IX, 10-192 PP with 2 maps, 3 plans and 97 b/w illustrations (engravings, paintings and photos), plus 8 pages with 12 colour paintings. Fp: Portrait of General George Eliott. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 28.2 x 22.5. 187337657X

42283
HENDERSON, Graeme
MARITIME ARCHAEOLOGY IN AUSTRALIA
$30.00 AUD

University of W.A. Press. Perth. 1986. 1st Ed. IX, 197 PP with 65 b/w photos & drawings. Fp: Divers on the platform of a scuttled whale chaser. Hard cover, dj. Name of previous owner on top corner of front endpaper. Name of 8 early wrecks added by previous owner in chapter 3. Foxing spots on first and last leaves, o/wise a near fine copy. 24 x 17.5. 0855642416

A comprehensive account of archaeological resources in Australia.

39552
HMSO
SURVEY OF PASSENGER SHIPS - Instructions to Surveyors - Volume I
$20.00 AUD

HMSO. London. 1961. Consolidated edition including Supplement of November 1958. XIV, 319 PP with figures and tables, plus 2 folded charts. 1 errata slip loosely inserted. Soft cover (slightly soiled). Very good. 24.1 x 15.4.

40081
HMSO
AUSTRALIA PILOT - Volume II
$25.00 AUD

Hydrographer of the Navy. Taunton, UK. 1969. 5th edition of the 1918 original, N.P. 14. Advertisement to this 5th edition by Rear-Admiral G. S. Ritchie. Edited by Cmdr. J.F. GRUNING. (4), VIII, 494 PP with tables, 4 figures, and 40 coastal views, plus 1 folded Index to Charts N.P.14, 1 b/w plate (Cumulus Roll of a Southerly Buster), 2 plates in colour (Weather forecast signals & Depth signals) and 12 maps. FEP: Notations of supplements and Annual Summaries of Notices to Mariners. Cloth cover. Near fine. 24.8 x 15.5.

The Southern and Eastern coasts of Australia from Cape Northumberland to Port Jackson, including Bass Strait and Tasmania.

40085
HMSO
AUSTRALIA PILOT - Volume IV
$25.00 AUD

Hydrographer of the Navy. Taunton, UK. 1962. 5th edition of the 1916 original, S.D. 16. Advertisement to the Fifth edition by Rear-Admiral E. G. Irving. Edited by Cmdr. H.P. PRICE. (4), XLIV, 439 PP with tables and 65 coastal views, plus 1 folded Index Chart (N.P.16), 15 maps and 4 plates in colour (Buoyage). FEP: Notations of supplements and Annual summaries of Notices to Mariners. Supplement no. 6-1971 updated by Commander J. A. Harper (46 PP, plus 1 folded Index Chart) loosely inserted. Cloth cover, title on front cover and spine. Covers rubbed, 3 digits number at top of front cover and spine. Faint foxing. Very good. 24.6 x 15.5.

Eastern coast of Queensland from Sandy Cape to Cape York, with the off-lying islands and reefs, including Great Barrier Reef.

40328
HMSO
INSTRUCTIONS AS TO THE SURVEY OF PASSENGER STEAMSHIPS - Volume I: text
$15.00 AUD

Board of Trade / HMSO. London. 1950. Reprint of the 1946 edition. IV, 302 PP with 13 figures and tables in appendices. Soft cover. Paper ageing with foxing on outside edges, covers with creases/chips, o/wise good. 21.2 x 13.7.

53521
HMSO
AUSTRALIA PILOT - Volume II
$25.00 AUD

Hydrographer of the Navy. Taunton, UK. 1977. Reprint of the 1969 edition. 5th edition of the 1918 original, N.P. 14. Advertisement to this 5th edition by Rear-Admiral G. S. Ritchie. Edited by Cmdr. J.F. GRUNING. (4), VIII, 494 PP with tables, 4 figures, and 40 coastal views, plus 1 folded Index to Charts N.P.14, 1 b/w plate (Cumulus Roll of a Southerly Buster), 2 plates in colour (Weather forecast signals & Depth signals) and 12 maps. FEP: Notations of supplements and Annual Summaries of Notices to Mariners. Cloth cover. Near fine. 24.8 x 15.5.

The Southern and Eastern coasts of Australia from Cape Northumberland to Port Jackson, including Bass Strait and Tasmania.

38432
HODGES, Peter
WARSHIP MODELLING
$15.00 AUD

PSL / Airfix. London. 1975. 1st Ed., Airfix magazine guide No. 7. 64 PP with 2 pages of sketch-drawings, 14 figures and 58 b/w photos. Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. 22.3 x 14.3. 0850592100

40478
HOPE, Iain
THE CAMPBELLS OF KILMUN, Shipowners 1853-1980
$15.00 AUD

Aggregate Publications. Johnstone, Renfrewshire. 1981. 1st Ed. No pagination, 88 PP with 8 portraits and 69 b/w photos of ships. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21 x14.8.

Passenger excursions ships, first on the Clyde, then in the Bristol Channel.

37815
HUIZINGA, Leonhard
TAKE YOUR JACKET OFF - The chronicle of a merchant house as seen against 75 years of world history
$5.00 AUD

Hagemeyer. Amsterdam. 1975. 1st English edition of the Dutch original "Trek jij je jas eens uit". 236 PP with 1 map and 84 b/w illustrations. Cloth cover, seals in blind on front and back covers, gilt title on spine. Covers have two old damp stains (hardly visible). Renewed endpapers. Very good. Contents near fine. 26 x 18.3.

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

70769
ILLINGWORTH, Captain J. H.
WHERE SECONDS COUNT, A Text Book of Yacht Match Racing - Yacht racing lessons from the defender trials and the America's Cup Races, 1958
$25.00 AUD

Adlard Coles. London. 1959. 1st Ed. 144 PP, plus 16 pages with 15 b/w photos. Fp: Columbia and Sceptre just after the start in the America's Cup Race of 22nd September, 1958. Hard cover, gilt device on front. Near fine. Scarce. 19 x 13.

35845
INGLETON, Geoffrey Chapman
TRUE PATRIOTS ALL, or News from Early Australia, as told in a Collection of Broadsides
$20.00 AUD

Charles E. Tuttle. Rutland, Vt, USA. 1988. Reprint of the 1952 original, published for the year of Australia's bicentenary. VIII, 280 PP with b/w illustrations by author. Fp: A poster (in colour) for the aborigines of Van Diemen's Land, c. 1828, tipped in. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Spine of dust jacket lightly faded. Faint foxing on outside edges, o/wise fine. 28 x 22. 0804815453

Convict transports, shipwrecks, escapes, mutiny, marooned seamen...

38638
IRVINE, Lucy
RUNAWAY
$10.00 AUD

Random House. New York. 1987. 1st US edition of the 1986 UK original. (12), 258 PP. Hard cover, cloth spine, dj. Near fine. 24 x 16.. 0394545109

Life of the author of Castaway (a year's experience on the remote uninhabited island of Tuin, Torres Strait). Leaving home at 12, Bohemian life...

61850
IRVINE, Lucy
CASTAWAY
$10.00 AUD

Victor Gollancz Ltd. London. 1983. 1st Ed. 287 PP with 2 maps, 12 text illustrations by Ley Kenyon, plus 12 pages with 21 colour photos. Eps: Map of Tuin Island. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Faint foxing. Near fine. 23.5 x 15.5. 0575033401

Life on the remote uninhabited island of Tuin, Torres Strait, between May 1981 and June 1982.

39119
JEFFREYS, Max
MURDER, MAYHEM, FIRE & STORM: Australian Shipwrecks
$20.00 AUD

New Holland Publishers. Sydney. 1999. 1st Ed. X, 262 PP with 1 map on double page, 16 location maps and 16 head pieces (paintings or photos). Pictorial stiff cover. Fine. 22.8 x 17. 9781864364453

Dutch Wrecks on West Australia coast: Batavia, De Vergulde Draeck, Zuytdorp, Zeewyk... HMS Pandora... Australian Hospital Ship Centaur.

20661
JOHNSTONE, Paul
THE ARCHAEOLOGY OF SHIPS
$10.00 AUD

The Bodley Head. London. 1974. 1st edition in the Bodley Head Archaeologies series. 135 PP with b/w illustrations, plus 8 pages with 13 colour illustrations. Hard cover, dj. A little light foxing, o/wise fine. 25.3 x 19.2. 0370015797

Study of ships around the world from the Cheops Ship to the Polynesian double-canoes, Ferriby Boats, the Sutton Hoo, the Wasa, Mary Rose and Amsterdam,...

37133
KENDALL, Lace
Elisha Kent KANE: ARCTIC CHALLENGER
$40.00 AUD

Macrae Smith Co. Philadelphia. 1963. 1st Ed. 189 PP. Cloth cover, dj. Fine. 21 x 14.5.

The story of the man who ignored his own death sentence to become America's first great Polar explorer.

15873
KING, G. A. B.
TANKER PRACTICE - The Construction, Operation and Maintenance of Tankers
$15.00 AUD

Maritime Press. London. 1971. 6th edition of the 1956 original. (8 adv.), 192 PP with figures & b/w photos in text. REP: Chart of zones and seasonal areas. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj (rubbed). Very good. 29 x 21.8. 540004065

Development of tankers, oil measurement, loading, discharging, tank cleaning, oil pollution, .. Oil industry, trends and developments.

22627
KIRK, Allan A.
FAIR WINDS AND ROUGH SEAS - The Story of the Holm Shipping Company
$50.00 AUD

Reed. Wellington. 1975. 1st Ed. XV, 260 PP 260 plus 24 Pages with 86 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Neat hand-written dedicatory note on FFEP, and signed by Capt. J.F. Holm who revised and updated the text. A near fine copy. 22.1 x 14.7. 0589009346

Trading in New Zealand's coastal waters, Australia, Pacific Islands & the Antarctic.

40566
KLUDAS, Arnold
GREAT PASSENGER SHIPS OF THE WORLD, Volume 2, 1913-1923
$15.00 AUD

Patrick Stephens. Cambridge. c.1990. 3rd reprint of the 1976 original UK edition. 240 PP with b/w photos. Fp: Vaterland. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24.5 x 20.3. 050592429

Passenger vessels over 10,000 G.R.T.

40568
KLUDAS, Arnold
GREAT PASSENGER SHIPS OF THE WORLD, Volume 5, 1951-1976
$20.00 AUD

Patrick Stephens. Cambridge. c.1990. 4th reprint of the 1977 UK edition. 226 PP with b/w photos. Fp: QE2 in New York. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24.5 x 20.3. 0850592658

Passenger vessels over 10,000 G.R.T.

21103
LAND, Barbara
THE NEW EXPLORERS - Women in Antarctica
$15.00 AUD

Dodd, Mead. New York. 1981. Book Club edition. 224 PP with 8 maps, 1 table & b/w photos. Laminated pictorial boards, dj. Fine. 23.5 x 16. 0396079245

For the last two decades, women have become equal partners in science on the Antarctic continent: doctors, seagoing biologists, ornithologists, scuba divers,..

12242
LAPLACE, Cyrille Pierre Théodore
VOYAGE AUTOUR DU MONDE par les Mers de l'Inde et de Chine Executé sur la Corvette de l'Etat LA FAVORITE Pendant les Années 1830, 1831 et 1832 sous le Commandement de M. LAPLACE ... TOME I
$70.00 AUD

Archival Facsimiles. London. 1987. A reproduction of the copy in the British Library of the original edition published in Paris in 1833 by Imprimerie Royale. (8), XLII, 558 PP with 10 tail-pieces, plus 1 large folded map at rear. Slate blue Irish linen buckram, gilt title on green vignette on spine and front cover. Fine. French text. 22.5 x 14. 1852970014

Volume I of the world voyage of La Favorite. France to Macao with calls at Goree (off Senegal), Mauritius and La Réunion, Seychelles, French settlements in India, Malacca, Singapore, Manilla.. P.482 to 525: interesting notes on the British attack on Isle de France in 1810.

20891
LARN, Richard & Bridget
SHIPWRECKS - St Ives to Bude
$5.00 AUD

Tor Mark Press. Penryn. 1990. 1st Ed. 32 PP with 1 map and 27 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover (the St Ives schooner Giles Lang beached deliberately at Maer Lake). Near fine. 21 x 14. 0850253241

North coast of Cornwall.

41254
LARN, Richard & Bridget
SHIPWRECKS - Around Land's End
$10.00 AUD

Tor Mark Press. Penryn. 1989. 1st Ed. 32 PP with 1 map and 34 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover (the Dieppe trawler Jean Gougy, 1962). Near fine. 21 x 14. 0850253071

Extreme west coast of Cornwall.

41255
LARN, Richard & Bridget
SHIPWRECKS - Around Mount's Bay
$10.00 AUD

Tor Mark Press. Penryn. 1991. 1st Ed. 32 PP with 1 map and 29 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover (French-built wooden brigantine Jeune Hortense). Near fine. 21 x 14. 0850253268

South coast of Cornwall.

41256
LARN, Richard & Bridget
SHIPWRECKS - Around the Lizard
$10.00 AUD

Tor Mark Press. Penryn. 1989. 1st Ed. 32 PP with 1 map and 31 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover (Norwegian barque Gunvor). Near fine. 21 x 14. 0850253063

South coast of Cornwall.

41257
LARN, Richard & Bridget
SHIPWRECKS - Falmouth to Looe
$10.00 AUD

Tor Mark Press. Penryn. 1993. 1st Ed. 32 PP with 1 map and 33 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover (French two-masted schooner Marie Celine). Near fine. 21 x 14. 0850253381

South coast of Cornwall.

41579
LENTON, H. T.
ABC BRITISH WARSHIPS
$5.00 AUD

Ian Allan. London. 1964. 7th Ed. 72 PP with tables, & 30 b/w photos. recto of title page: H.M.S. Hermes, the Royal Navy's newest aircraft carrier. Pictorial soft cover (Frigate). Stamp of previous owner on title page, o/wise near fine. 15.3 x 10.3.

17877
LIBERMAN, Cy and Pat
THE MYSTIQUE OF TALL SHIPS
$5.00 AUD

Galahad Books. New York. 1989. Reprint of the 1986 original. 191 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges and endpapers, o/wise very good. 27.8 x 21.5. 0883657473

History of sail, from prehistoric times through the whaling era to the present. Tales of tall ships & their exploits. Intriguing details of shipboard life then & now.

38784
LOCK, A. C. C.
TROPICAL TAPESTRY - from Capricorn to Cape York
$15.00 AUD

Georgian House. Melbourne. 1956. 1st Ed. XII, 307 PP, plus 26 pages with 29 b/w and 21 coloured photos. Eps: Map of tropical Queensland. Cloth cover, dj (price-clipped). Sellotape marks on cover, foxing spots on outside edges. Contents near fine. 22 x 14.

20781
LUBBOCK, Basil
THE LOG OF THE "CUTTY SARK"
$50.00 AUD

Brown, Son & Ferguson. Glasgow. 1945. New edition of 1924 first edition. XII, 332 PP with 47 tables, plus 42 plates with 60 b/w illustrations and 9 plans (2 folded, 7 full-page). Fp: Cutty Sark in Sydney Harbour. Photo of Cutty Sark pasted down on the free fly of front enfpaper. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj (price-clipped). A few chips, closed tears and now in a protective sleeve. Signature of previous owner on inside front cover. Overall, a near fine copy. 24.8 x 19.

A history of the famous tea and wool clippers.

38055
MABBERLEY, David
THE LEGACY OF FLINDERS' NATURALIST (in Australian Geographic - Issue No. 60, Oct-Dec. 2000]
$10.00 AUD

Australian Geographic. Sydney. 2000. Contains article from P. 48 to 63 with 2 b/w and 17 colour photos by Grahame McConnell, plus 1 folded map. Illustrated soft cover. Fine. 27.8 x 21.

Robert Brown, naturalist on board HMS Investigator.

15797
MACARTHUR, Antonia
HIS MAJESTY'S BARK ENDEAVOUR - The Story of the Ship and her People
$10.00 AUD

Angus & Robertson. Sydney. 1997. 1st Ed. IX, 86 PP with line and wash drawings by Dennis Adams and illustrations from contemporary paintings, charts and sketches. Fp: Map of the voyage of H.M. Bark Endeavour. Pict. card cover. Fine. 24 x 17.5. 0207191808

20831
MACK, James D.
MATTHEW FLINDERS
$10.00 AUD

The Discovery Press. Penrith. 1972. Reprint in the Great Australian Lives series of the 1966 original. XIV, 270 PP with 6 maps, plus 14 b/w plates. Fp: Captain Matthew Flinders, R.N. Simile leather cover, gilt decoration on front. Spine lightly rubbed, Foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 20.3 x 13.5.

22670
MARKS, Richard Lee
THREE MEN OF THE BEAGLE
$10.00 AUD

Alfred A. Knopf. New York. 1991. 1st Ed. XII, 256, (2) PP with 32 bw illust. Title page: vignette with Beagle. Eps: Maps of South America. Hard cover, gilt title on cloth spine, blind stamp of Beagle on front cover, dj (price-clipped). Remainder mark on lower outside edge, o/wise near fine. Occasional foxing. Very good. 24.2 x 15.2. 0394588185

Darwin, Captain FitzRoy and Jemmy Button, the Indian from Tierra del Fuego who was taken to England by FitzRoy.

40525
MAXTONE-GRAHAM, John
LINERS TO THE SUN
$20.00 AUD

Macmillan. New York. 1985. 1st US edition. XVI, 496 PP with 250 drawings and photos. Eps: Cruising around the world with inset. Hard cover, cloth spine, dj (inside of folded dust jacket is a poster with the Cruise Ships of the late 20th century). Dust jacket is price clipped. Faint foxing on outside edges. Near fine. 24.2 x 17.2. 025450107

An evocative recreation of great cruises, past & present, from cruise ship conversion, construction & design, to the pleasures and occasional perils of life on board.

42293
McLEAN, Gavin
CAPTAIN'S LOG - NEW ZEALAND'S MARITIME HISTORY
$15.00 AUD

Hodder Moa Beckett. Auckland. 2001. 1st Ed. 224 PP with b/w illustrations. Inside covers: Map of the coast of New Zealand. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 25.8 x 18.2. 9781869588816

38139
MELVILLE, Herman
MOBY DICK - THE CONFIDENCE-MAN - THE PIAZZA TALES - BILLY BUDD
$25.00 AUD

Exeter Books. New York. 1986. Complete and unabridged reprints of the 1851, 1857, 1856 and 1924 originals. 767 PP with 4 b/w illustrations on respective title pages. Hard cover, simile leather, gilt title on spine, dj. Foxing on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 24.2 x 15.8. 671086235

Moby Dick: Whaling. Confidence-man: life on a steamer on the Mississippi.

18846
MICCO, Helen Mary
KING ISLAND AND THE SEALING TRADE, 1802
$20.00 AUD

Roebuck. Canberra. 1971. 1st Ed., Volume 3 in the Roebuck series. IV, 5I PP plus 8 pages with 7 b/w plates. FEP: Map of King Island. REP: The 3 vessels of Baudin's expedition. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 26 x 18.8. 0950085812

A translation of chapters 22 & 23 of the narrative by François Péron published in the official account of the voyage of discovery to the Southern lands undertaken in the corvettes Le Géographe, Le Naturaliste, and the schooner Casuarina during the years 1800 to 1804, under the command of Captain Nicolas Baudin.

41554
MITCHELL, M.
WHALE KILLERS OF TWOFOLD BAY
$10.00 AUD

Bega News Print. Bega, NSW. c. 1980. Reprint ?. No pagination, 10 PP with 10 b/w photos. Soft cover, illustrated front. Very good. 21 x 13.6.

First whaling station set at Twofold Bay, in 1828.

16631
MUSCIANO, Walter A.
WARBIRDS OF THE SEA, a History of Aircraft Carriers and Carrier-Based Aircraft
$40.00 AUD

Schiffer. Atglen, Pa. USA. 1994. 1st Ed. 592 PP with 5 facsimile of documents, 7 battle maps, 86 ships or planes plans and over 800 b/w photos. Decorated eps. Hard cover, dj. Occasional foxing, o/wise fine. 28.6 x 22. 0887405935

71619
MUSK, George
CANADIAN PACIFIC - The Story of the Famous Shipping Line
$30.00 AUD

David & Charles. Newton Abbot. 1981. 1st Ed. 272 PP with 4 maps and 106 b/w photos. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price-clipped). Dust jacket with light wear around edges, faint foxing on prelims and last pages, o/wise near fine. 25.5 x 22.5. 0715379682

The shipping line with the advertising slogan: "Canadian Pacific Spans the World".

41939
N/A
SHIPS ILLUSTRATED - Volume 1 (Nos.1 to 9)
$20.00 AUD

Ian Allan. Shepperton, Middlesex. 1966. Volume 1, No. 1 to No. 9 (April to December 1966). Each issue containing 36 pages with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft covers. Fine set. 23 x 15.2.

18058
NATKIEL, Richard & PRESTON, Antony
ATLAS OF MARITIME HISTORY, The Weidenfeld...
$10.00 AUD

Weidenfeld & Nicolson. London. 1986. 1st Ed. 256 PP with b/w illustrations (paintings, photos...) and many coloured maps and plans. Half title-page: The cog of the Hanseatic League. Title-page: Magellan in the Straits bearing his name. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 28.6 x 22.5.

Naval battles, the explorers, the evolving patterns of trade and commerce throughout the world...

38380
NAYDLER, Merton
COOK ON A COOL CAT
$15.00 AUD

Temple Press Books. London. 1965. 1st Ed. XII, 207 with 1 map and 1 plan of the catamaran, plus 8 pages with 14 b/w plates. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket rubbed with a sunned spine. Stamp in blind "From the Shelves of Fiona Lewis" on lower corner of FEP anf half title page. Light foxing, o/wise a very good clean copy. 22 x 14.5.

Experience gained as a cook on the catamaran Rehu Moana of David Lewis, during a voyage in June 1963 between England and Iceland..

30984
NIGHTINGALE, Tony
THE PACIFIC FORUM LINE - A commitment to regional shipping
$10.00 AUD

Clerestory Press. Christchurch, N.Z. 1998. 1st Ed. XVIII, 142 PP with 1 diagram, 3 maps, 5 ship's profiles and 64 b/w illustrations, plus 4 pages with 8 colour photos. Eps: Map of Pacific Forum Line world, We run the Pacific regularly. Laminated pictorial boards. Fine. 24 x 18.5. 0958370648

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

38359
NUNN, Harry W. (editor)
SELECT DOCUMENTS OF THE NINETEENTH CENTURY (Two volume set]
$30.00 AUD

National Australia Bank Limited. Melbourne. 1988. 1st Ed. Volume 1: XI, 780 PP with 55 b/w illustrations. Volume 2: XI, 764 PP with 55 b/w illustrations. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Fine. 25.5 x 17.6. 090987347X

Volume 1: 1834-1872. Volume 2: 1872-1900. Eyewitness account of Australian history since the establishment of the Commercial Banking Company of Sydney in 1834: pioneer outback, bushrangers, Eureka stockade, miners, leading Bankers... Publication covering select Parliamentary Committees, Royal Commissions and the origins of financial and currency legislation we live by today.

20808
O'DONOGHUE, K.J. & APPLEYARD, H.S.
HAIN OF ST. IVES
$10.00 AUD

World Ship Society. London. 1986. 1st Ed. 132 PP with b/w photos throughout & colour flags & funnels on inside back cover. Fp: Colour painting of the Trelawny. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21 x 15. 090561741X

History & fleet lists.

42255
OSTERSTOCK, Alan
THE DUNCOW REPORT
$30.00 AUD

Austaprint / Author. Adelaide. 1979. Limited edition to 400 numbered copies (260/400). 72 PP with 2 b/w illustration (1 photo & 1 facsimile of a telegram). Eps: facsimile of manuscripts. Half bound, vignette on front cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Signed by the author on the verso of title page. Fine. Scarce. Oblong: 15.2 x 21.7. 0858722968

The near disaster of the 3 masted full-rigged ship Duncow of Liverpool, on the shores of Kangaroo Island, in May/June 1897. Collector's item.

16093
PARSONS, Ronald
AUSTRALIAN SHIPOWNERS AND THEIR FLEETS. Book Eight (VESSELS ENROLLED AT MELBOURNE 1839-1854 (A-R)
$10.00 AUD

Ronald Parsons. Lobethal, SA. 1987. 1st edition, November 1987. (4), 100, (3) PP. Stapled typescript monograph. Soft cover. Near fine. Oblong: 16 x 20.6. 0909418403

17123
PARSONS, Ronald
THE PORT OF MARYBOROUGH
$15.00 AUD

Author. Adelaide. 1976. 1st Ed. VI, 118 PP, plus 1 folded map of Maryborough plus 14 pages with b/w illustrations (1 painting, 3 drawings and 15 photos. Pictorial card cover. Slight ageing of paper. Very good. Oblong: 16.5 x 20.5. 090941808X

17597
PARSONS, Ronald
SHIPWRECKS IN SOUTH AUSTRALIA - 1836-1875 (Book 1)
$10.00 AUD

Ronald Parsons. Magill. 1986. Marh 1986 edition of the 1981 original. IV, 79 PP, plus 8 pages with 10 b/w illustrations. Stapled typescript monograph printed on 2 columns. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. Oblong: 16 x 20.6. 0909418187

42343
PARSONS, Ronald
AUSTRALIAN SHIPOWNERS AND THEIR FLEETS. Book 17: Huddart family and Parker of Geelong and Melbourne
$15.00 AUD

Ronald Parsons. Goolwa, S.A. 1999. 1st Ed. II, 58 PP. Stapled typescript monograph. Soft cover. Fine. Oblong: 16.2 x 20.5. 0909418632

39470
PERCIVAL, LCDR Chris
RANLO SINGAPORE - We Never Close (in Naval Supply Newsletter, Volume 6, No. 2)
$5.00 AUD

Royal Australian Navy Supply Support Organisation. Canberra. 1998. Volume 6, No. 2, June 1998. Contains article P. 30 to 35 with 5 b/w and 5 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover (HMAS Canberra and Newcastle alongside Berths S5 and S6, Sembawang Basin, Singapore). Very good. 29.6 x 21.

RANLO Singapore is the RAN's only permanent forward support organisation overseas. (R.A.N.L.O. = Royal Australian Navy Liaison Officer, or better? Royal Australian Navy Logistics Support Office).

40181
PEREZ, Juan
JUAN PEREZ ON THE NORTHWEST COAST - Six Documents of His Expedition in 1774
$25.00 AUD

Oregon Historical Society. Portland. 1989. 1st Ed., No. 12 in the North Pacific Studies series. Translated and annotated by Herbert K. Beals. XXVIII, (2), 270, (4) PP with 24 b/w illustrations (13 maps, 2 portraits...). Fp: Map of the Pérez expedition of 1774. Eps: Map on the voyage of the Santiago 24 January to 28 August 1774. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Faint foxing. Fine. 26 x 15.8. 0875951899

Exploration of the North West Coast of Canada and USA, and quest for presence of Russian colonies.

16229
PHILLIPS-BIRT, Douglas
THE LOVE OF SAILING
$10.00 AUD

Octopus. London. 1976. 1st Ed. 96 PP with colour illustrations. Illustrated hard cover, dj. Very good. 32 x 24. 00070640453

All aspects of sailing: from tall ships to small dinghies, from ocean-racing to round-the-world feats of the lone sailor.

71549
PHILP, J. E.
THE HARRIET McGREGOR - A STAUNCH SHIP'S SEA STORY
$35.00 AUD

Author. Hobart. 1934. 1st Ed. Foreword by C. B. Black. 44 PP with 6 b/w photos on full page. Stapled soft covers (marbled). Near fine. Scarce. 21.8 x 14.

The record of this sturdy blue-gum clipper, the pride of the Port of Hobart, which sailed and logged 845,000 nautical miles between Hobart and London, Adelaide, Mauritius & Melbourne, between 1871 and 1895.

35576
POCOCK, Tom
NELSON AND HIS WORLD
$10.00 AUD

A Studio Book / Viking Press. New York. 1968. 1st US Ed. 144 PP with 130 b/w illust. Fp: Horatio Nelson, aged 39, by Lemuel Abbott. Cloth cover, dj (price-clipped). Some foxing, o/wise near fine. 23.8 x 18.5. 670505978

39902
POCOCK, Tom
NELSON 'S WOMEN
$15.00 AUD

André Deutsch. London. 1999. 1st Ed. X, 278 PP, plus 16 pages with 29 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 24 x 16. 0233994793

10917
POOLMAN, Kenneth
GUNS OFF CAPE ANN - The Story of the Shannon and the Chesapeake
$25.00 AUD

Evans Brothers. London. 1961. 1st Ed. 175 PP, plus 10 pages with 11 b/w illust. Fp: Sir Philip Vere Broke. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 21.5 x 14.2.

The war of 1812 between the United States and England. Battle of the 1st June, 1813.

41062
PORTER, Admiral David D.
THE NAVAL HISTORY OF THE CIVIL WAR
$25.00 AUD

Castle. Secaucus, NJ. 1984. 1st printing of the 1st reprint of the 1886 original. XVI, 843 PP illustrated from 233 b/w sketches made by Rear-Admiral Walker and others. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing. Near fine. 28 x 20. 0890095752

39557
PORTS
FREMANTLE PORT AUTHORITY - Annual Report 1970-1971
$20.00 AUD

Fremantle Port Authority. Fremantle. 1971. 1st Ed. 38, (2) PP with tables, 1 map at centrefold, 4 graphs and 7 b/w and 1 colour photos. Inside back cover: coloured map and plan of the Port of Fremantle. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 27.7 x 21.6.

39578
PORTS
PORT OF BRISBANE - General Information
$10.00 AUD

Port of Brisbane Authority. Brisbane. 1985. February 1985 edition. (6), 75 PP with tables, 4 coloured maps, 4 drawings, 13 profiles of ships and 27 b/w photos, as well as 17 funnels in colour. Pictorial card cover, spiral bound. Signature of previous owner on front cover and preliminary page. Contents near fine. 29.8 x 21.

37968
PRESTON, Diana
A FIRST RATE TRAGEDY - Captain Scott's Antarctic Expeditions
$15.00 AUD

Constable. London. 1999. Reprint of the 1999 paperback edition of the 1997 original. XVI, 269 PP with 3 maps, plus 16 pages with 24 b/w illustrations. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 23.3 X 15.5. 094795304

40091
QUEENSLAND / SAILING
SAILING DIRECTIONS AND OTHER INFORMATION FOR THE PORTS AND HARBOURS OF QUEENSLAND - 1974
$15.00 AUD

Government Printer. Brisbane. 1974. 1st Ed. 270 PP, plus 7 folded plates (table of distances Queensland ports, map of Queensland Waters, Depth of Water, Dredger signals, Cyclone tracks, table of distances Brisbane port, & Berthage signals). Hard cover, cloth spine. Correction for 1974 loosely inserted. Covers a little faded, o/wise near fine. 21 x 13.8.

42110
RANDIER, Jean
MEN AND SHIPS AROUND CAPE HORN 1616-1939
$25.00 AUD

Arthur Barker Limited. London. 1968. 1st UK edition of the 1966 French original "Hommes et Navires au Cap Horn 1616-1939". 360 PP with b/w & colour illustrations. Eps: Chart of Straits of Magellan & Tierra del Fuego. Cloth cover. Name and addess of previous owner on FFEP, o/wise a near fine copy. 25.5 x 21. 213764768

One of the best anthologies written on tall ships and their struggles rounding the Horn.

40364
RANSOME-WALLIS, P.
TRAIN FERRIES OF WESTERN EUROPE
$10.00 AUD

Ian Allan. London. 1968. 1st Ed. 289 PP with 240 b/w plates, plus 1 large folded map at back of book. Fp: Italian Railways train ferry m.s. Gennargentu. Cloth cover, dj. Dust jacket with a few repaired chips and in a protective sleeve. Name of previous owner on FFEP and remnants of old tape marks on endpapers. Contents clean and overall, a very good copy. 23.5 x 15.5;

40745
ROGERS, Stanley
TALES OF THE FORE-AN-AFT
$15.00 AUD

George G. Harrap London. 1935. 1st edition, illustrated by the author. 264 PP with 100 b/w illustrations. Fp: Valkyrie III and Defender. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, gilt decoration on spine. Ageing of paper, foxing. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Very good. 22.2 x 14.8.

Fishermen. Circumnavigators. Explorers. America's Cup... Lawbreakers. Lost ships.

49181
ROGERS, Stanley
TALES OF THE FORE-AN-AFT
$15.00 AUD

George G. Harrap. London. 1935. 1st edition, illustrated by the author. 264 PP with 100 b/w illustrations. Fp: Valkyrie III and Defender. Cloth cover, device in blind on front cover, gilt title on spine. Very light foxing. Very good. Image shows title-page and Frontispiece. 22.2 x 14.8.

Fishermen. Circumnavigators. Explorers. America's Cup... Lawbreakers. Lost ships.

38792
RUTHERFORD, Iain W.
AT THE TILLER
$30.00 AUD

Blackie & Son Ltd. London. 1946. February 1946 reprint of the January 1946 original. VI, 218 PP, plus 32 pages with 61 b/w photos. Fp: "Suilven" racing against Britain at Cowes, 1921. FEP: Map of the NW coast of Scotland. REP: maps of Ireland and the Northern part of the North Sea. Cloth cover, dj (price-clipped). Errata slip, tipped in on Introduction page. War economy paper, dust jacket rubbed and chipped and in a protective sleeve. Very good. 22 x 14.5.

Yachtsman's experiences in Peace (ocean racing, sailing yachts) and war (R.N.V.S.R. with drifters, trawlers, motor launch...).

41716
SAMBROOK, G. A. (editor)
SEA VOYAGES OF EXPLORATION
$15.00 AUD

Macmillan and Co. London. 1950. 1st Ed. XV, 234 PP. Cloth cover, gilt title on a sunned spine. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Near fine. Small format: 17.8 x 11.5.

Early Explorers: Odysseus, Phoenician, Alexander the Great in the Indian Ocean... Exploration to the Far East: Marco Polo, Ibn Battuta... The search for a Southern continent: Quiros, Dampier, Cook... Image shows title-page.

39339
SCOTT, Ernest
THE LIFE OF MATTHEW FLINDERS
$15.00 AUD

Angus & Robertson / HarperCollins. Sydney. 2001. 1st printing of the reissued edition of the 1914 original. Intoduction by Professor Stuart Macintyre. XX, 372 PP with 7 maps (4 on double page), plus 8 pages with 7 b/w and 9 colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 23.5 x 15.5. 0207197172

Biography published 100 years after his death. Interesting Appendices on Baudin 's account of Encounter Bay & Péron 's report on Port Jackson.

40986
SCOTT, Nuala
SEKAR AMAN - An Indonesian Prahu in Australia
$25.00 AUD

Scott and Scott Publishing. Perth. 1988. 2nd edition of the 1988 original. (2), (VII), 34 PP with 17 figures (photos and sketches) including 4 ships line of drawings on folded double page. Soft cover with illustrated front. Near fine. 22.5 x 17.5. 0731626165

Typical Madurese Letti Letti Prahu held in the Australia National Maritime Museum, Sydney.

34509
SEWALL, Samuel
THE DIARY OF SAMUEL SEWALL 1674-1729 (in two volumes)
$25.00 AUD

Farrar, Straus and Giroux. New York. 1973. 1st printing, newly edited from the manuscript at the Massachusetts Historical Society by M. Halsey Thomas. Volume I: XXXVII, 612 PP with 9 b/w illust., plus 7 plates. Fp: Samuel Sewall. FEP: South East view of Boston. REP: Map of the town of Boston, 1722. Volume II: XII, 613-1254 PP with 8 b/w illust. Fp: The Reverend Joseph Sewall. FEP: Prospect of the Colledges in Cambridge in New England (1726). REP: Exact draught of Boston Harbour, 1711. Cloth cover, seal of the Superior Court of Judicature of the Province of Massachusetts-Bay in blind on front cover. Illustrated slipcase has a few old watermarks at bottom. Both volumes near fine. 25 x 17. 0374139520

58007
SEXTON, R. T.
SHIPPING ARRIVALS & DEPARTURES - SOUTH AUSTRALIA 1627-1850 - A Guide for Genealogists & Maritime Historians
$30.00 AUD

Gould & Roebuck. Canberra. 1990. 1st Ed. Roebuck Society Publication No. 42. 272 PP with 3 maps & 3 illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Note on title page signed by the author. Near fine. 24 x 18. 0947284192

A chronological listing of vessels of the exploring era 1627-1803, the sealing era 1803-1835, and colonial South Australia starting with the arrival of the Africaine.

40627
SHIPWRECKS
VICTORIA'S SHIPWRECK DISCOVERY TRAIL
$35.00 AUD

The Maritime Archaeology Unit / Victoria Archaeological Survey. Melbourne. 1992. 1st Ed. Ring folder containing 42 information sheets under plastic sleeves with b/w illustrations (plans, sketches, photos). Large folded flyer and a guide to maritime terminology in front pocket. Plastic folder with illustrated front cover. Fine. 31.4 x 26.

Contains individual sheets on 21 wrecks of the coasts of Victoria and Port Phillip Bay. Includes: SS Blackbird, Casino, Clarence, Coogee... Victoria Tower, SS Wauchope, William Salthouse.

42122
SKELTON, R. A.
EXPLORERS' MAPS - Chapters in the Cartographic Record of Geographical Discovery
$15.00 AUD

Spring Books. London. 1970. Reprint with corrections of the 1958 original. XI, 337 PP with 219 b/w illustrations (charts, maps, engravings & paintings, and 1 photo). Fp (in colour): H.M.S. Racehorse in the ice north of Spitsbergen, 10 August 1773. Hard cover. Covers lightly soiled, o/wise near fine. 28.7 x 22. 60001195X

19415
SPIES, M.H.
VETERAN STEAMERS, A Story of the Preservation of Steamships
$20.00 AUD

Privately published. Humlebaek, Denmark. 1965. 1st Ed. 140 PP with 67 b/w illust. (4 line drawings, photos & paintings). Pictorial soft cover, repaired dj. Near fine. Scarce. 21 x 15.

The Danes were the first to introduce diesel engines on seagoing ships and the first to preserve one of their small passengers steamers, the Skjelskor. Preservation in other countries (in Australia: the Lady Hopetoun, P.S. Marion, P.S. Gem).

41261
STEWART, I. G.
BRITISH TRAMPS and their Peacetime Contribution to World Shipping History
$125.00 AUD

Ian Stewart Marine Publications. Perth. 1997. 1st Ed. VI, 514 PP with over 110 plans & profiles, and 880 b/w photos. Fp: "Imperial Valley". Pictorial laminated boards. Dedicatory note on front endpaper, dated and signed by the author. Newspaper clipping dated 7 June 1998, on this book and its author loosely inserted. Fine. 30.5 x 22. 0646222716

The British tramp ship: background, development, new trends in designs during the late 1950s. British Standard tramps, and Liberty Ship replacements...

38767
STICK, David
GRAVEYARD OF THE ATLANTIC - Shipwrecks of the North Carolina Coast
$15.00 AUD

The University of North Carolina Press. Chapell Hill. 1972. 13th printing of the 1952 original. X, (2), 276 PP with 1 map, 12 tail-pieces and 18 head-pieces, illustrated by Frank Stick. Eps: Chart of the coast of North Carolina (inset chart of ship, mast and rigging types). Cloth cover, dj (price-clipped). Small chips at top of dust jacket. Faint foxing on outside top edge, o/wise very good. 23.5 x 15.5.

Shipwrecks on the outer banks. Ironclads and blockade runners. The great hurricane of 1899. U-Boats during WWI & WWII...

21096
SULLIVAN, Walter
QUEST FOR A CONTINENT
$15.00 AUD

Secker & Warburg. London. 1957. 1st Ed. XIV, (2), 372 PP with 5 maps, plus 16 pages with 32 b/w photos. Fp: sketch map of Antarctica. Eps: Map of major Antarctic treks. Cloth cover, dj. Foxing. Address of previous owner on half title page. Very good. 22 x 14.5.

Antarctic exploration told by one who experienced its rigours.

30325
TASMAN, Abel Janszoon
THE DISCOVERY OF TASMANIA (24 November 1642)
$25.00 AUD

Government Printer. Hobart. 1985. Facsimile reprint of the 1942 original, in a limited edition of 3000 copies. (8), 43, (8) PP with 2 colour and 2 b/w illust., plus 3 plates (facsimile of Tasman's journal entry for December 1642 and 2 folded maps). Title page: vignette "Flag of Tasmania (in colour). Pictorial card cover. Near fine. 25.8 x 18.8. 0724622232

Extracts from the Journal of Abel Janszoon Tasman (from translation of the original manuscript in the Colonial Archives at The Hague, by Professor J.E. Heeres) and facsimiles of original maps.

21269
TAYLOR, A. Carey, WINKS, Robin W. & KUGLER, Richard C.
THE OPENING OF THE PACIFIC, Image and Reality - Maritime Monographs and Reports No 2
$20.00 AUD

National Maritime Museum. London. 1971. 28 PP, plus 1 map on double page at centerfold. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 29.5 x 20.8.

3 papers read at a symposium held at the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich on 7th November 1970: Charles de Brosses, the man behind Cook - Getting to know the "beau sauvage" - The penetration of the Pacific by American whalemen in the 19th century.

30644
THOMAS, Stephen D.
THE LAST NAVIGATOR
$15.00 AUD

Henry Holt & Co. New York. 1987. 1st US edition. (12), 308 PP with 1 map on double pages and 18 sketch-maps & drawings, plus 8 pages with 14 colour photos. Title spread: sky and stars. Hard cover, cloth spine, dj. List of text illustrations added by previous owner. Near fine. 23.5 x 16. 0805000968

Part adventure story, part traveller's tale and serious scientific inquiry.

41714
TOMLINSON, H. M.
GALLIONS REACH - A Romance
$30.00 AUD

Rupert Hart-Davis. London. 1949. 2nd edition of the 1927 original, No. 6 in the Mariners Library series. 240 PP. Cloth cover, device on front cover, illustrated dj. Dust jacket is price-clipped and in a protective sleeve. Near fine. 19 x 13.

21957
TOOHEY, John
CAPTAIN BLIGH'S PORTABLE NIGHTMARE
$5.00 AUD

Duffy & Snellgrove. Sydney. 1998. 1st Ed. 216 PP with 1 plan of the Bounty launch, 1 chart, 3 maps and 4 b/w illust. Fp: Portrait of Captain Bligh. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 19.7 x 13. 1875989242

42020
TOOLEY, R. V. & BRICKER, Charles
LANDMARKS OF MAPMAKING - An Illustrated Survey of Maps and Mapmakers
$45.00 AUD

Phaidon. Oxford. 1976. 1st UK edition of the 1968 original published by Elsevier-Sequoia. Preface by Gerald Roe Crone. 276 PP with over 350 illustrations, including 6 illustrations in four colours, 4 fold-out maps printed in two colours and 10 fold-out maps in facsimile printed in six colours. FEP: Decoration of the title page of a Dutch edition of the Mariners Guide (1592). REP: Engraving from Theory and Practice of the Geometric Quadrant (1594), by Levinus Hulsius. Hard cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title and devices on a cloth spine, dj (price-clipped). Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise very good. 40 x 28. 0714817589

41204
VAN LOON, Hendrik Willem
THE ROMANCE OF DISCOVERY - Being an Account of the Earliest Navigators and the Discovery of America
$30.00 AUD

Carlton House. New York. 1917. 1st juvenile edition. 128 PP with 1 b/w and 59 coloured delightful drawings by the author. Illustrated endpapers. Cloth cover, device on front cover, dj. Dust jacket with closed tears and pieces missing, o/wise near fine internally. 25.8 x 19.

A short history of discovery from the earliest times to the founding of colonies on the American continent.

15559
VAUGHAN, Thomas, CROWNHART-VAUGHAN, E. A. P. & PALAU DE IGLESIAS, Mercedes
VOYAGES OF ENLIGHTENMENT, Malaspina on the Northwest Coast 1791/1792
$10.00 AUD

Oregon Historical Society. Portland, Oregon. 1977. 1st Ed. VIII, (2), 62 PP with 46 b/w illustrations (maps, paintings, plans,...). Fp: Alejandro Malaspina. Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing. Near fine. 22.7 x 20.5. 0875950582

21321
VENABLES, Bernard
BALEIA ! BALEIA ! Whale Hunters of the Azores
$15.00 AUD

Alfred A. Knopf. New York. 1969. 1st US Ed. XII, 204, (4) PP with b/w illust. by the author (2 maps and 28 pen & ink drawings), plus XVI plates with 23 b/w photos. Decorated cloth cover & spine, dj. Fine. 21.8 x 14.6.

The survival in the late 1960's of the daring primitive techniques of New England's famous whalers.

18894
VERNON GIBBS, Commander C. R.
BRITISH PASSENGER LINERS OF THE FIVE OCEANS - A Record of the British Passenger Lines and their Liners from 1838 to the Present Day
$25.00 AUD

Putnam. London. 1963. 1st Ed. 559 PP with 172 b/w illustrations (advertisements and posters, external views if ships, interior and general views). Fp: Bentwick leaving Aden. Blue cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price-clipped). Near fine. 22.2 x 14.5.

40546
VILLIERS, Alan
THE WESTERN OCEAN - The Story of the North Atlantic
$15.00 AUD

Museum Press. London. 1957. 1st Ed. XI, 12-288 PP with 2 maps, plus 8 pages with 18 b/w illustrations. Fp: Portuguese naval training ship Sagres. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). Note to previous owner on front endpaper. Occasional foxing, o/wise near fine. 23 x 15.5.

From the earliest navigators to the conquest by air.

40376
VON DER PORTEN, Edward P.
THE GERMAN NAVY IN WORLD WAR II
$5.00 AUD

Thomas Y. Crowell Co. New York. 1969. 2nd printing of the first U.S. edition. XIV, 274 PP with 6 maps & diagrams & 40 b/w photos in text. Fp: Scuttling of the Graf Spee. Cloth cover. Faint foxing spots on outside edges. Note on half title page. Very good. 23.2 x 15.5.

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

41114
WELLINGTON HARBOUR BOARD
YEAR BOOK OF THE WELLINGTON HARBOUR BOARD, New Zealand
$35.00 AUD

Wellington Harbour Board. Wellington. 1921. Issued December 1921. 80 PP with 1 plan, tables and 38 b/w photos, plus 1 b/w plate with a photograph of the Wellington Harbour Board - 1921, tipped in, 1 folded Aeroplane view of berthage Accommodation Lambton Harbour, 1 folded plan (berthage accommodation) and 4 folded maps (Wellington Country district, Port Nicholson, Pacific Trade Routes, and Polynesian voyages). Rebacked in tan cloth. Note at top of title page and note pasted down on front endpaper. Few pages lightly soiled. 2 of the folded maps with tears. Very good copy. Scarce. 21.7 x 14.

"Information relative to the Port of Wellington, New Zealand : with historical notes on the Discovery and Early Settlement of Wellington Harbour, by Elsdon Best, Ethnologist".

34896
WELTI, Hilde (editor)
LEDISCHIFFE AUF DEM ZÜRICHSEE
$10.00 AUD

Th. Gut & Co. Zurich, Switzerland. 1974. 1st Ed. 86 PP with 1 map and 34 b/w photos, plus 46 pages for a facsimile reprint of the 1938 Ulti Bilder vom Zürisee with 7 drawings. Pictorial laminated boards. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. German text with gothic script for the facsimile. Oblong: 18.4 x 14.5.

Working boats on the Lake of Zurich.

41371
WHEATLEY, Keith
NATIONAL MARITIME MUSEUM GUIDE TO MARITIME BRITAIN
$15.00 AUD

Caxton Editions. London. 2000. Reprint of the 1990 original published by Webb & Bower. 208 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Title spread: 4 stackers Mauretania, by Montague Dawson. FEP: Map of the North of the British Isles and Ulster. REP: Map of the South of the British Isles. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Fine. 25.3 x 19.7. 1840672323

16766
WILCOX, L. A.
MR. PEPYS' NAVY
$15.00 AUD

G. Bell & Sons. London. 1966. 1st Ed. X, 189 PP with 74 b/w illustrations by the author. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). Small chips to the dust jacket, foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise very good. 25.2 x 15.8.

A reconstruction of the day-to-day administration of the Navy, from the passages in his diary dealing with naval affairs.

21536
WILLIAMS, Peter J. & SERLE, Roderick
WRECKS OF PORT PHILLIP
$20.00 AUD

Maritime Historical Productions. Melbourne. 1964. 1st edition. (8), 94 PP with 2 tail-pieces & 38 b/w illustrations (2 maps, 13 paintings & 23 photos). Hard cover, dj. Stamp of bookseller at lower part of front endpaper. Dust jacket chipped. Occasional foxing, o/wise contents near fine. 21.8 x 14.2.

39605
WILSON, Neil
GREAT SEA DISASTERS - The World's Worst Sea Disasters
$10.00 AUD

Siena Book / Parragon. Bristol, UK. 1998. 1st Ed. 96 PP with 30 colour and 48 b/w illustrations. Half title page: White Star Liner Atlantic, aground on Meagher Island, Nova Scotia, 1873. Fp: The Endurance trapped in the pack ice, Weddell Sea, 1915. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Fine. Oblong: 23.5 x 29.7. 0752527436

Galleons, guns and East Indiamen... Passenger Liners... Ferries and Riverboats... Survival and Rescue.

19076
WINGATE, John (editor)
WARSHIPS IN PROFILE - Volume 2
$75.00 AUD

Profile Publications. London. 1973. 1st Ed. (8), 292, (8 index) PP with b/w illustrations (maps, plans and photos) and 12 full-colour centrefolds (2 double length). Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price-clipped). Near fine. 25.7 x 19. 0853830614

12 profiles : HMS Exeter - SMS Seydlitz - USS Enterprise (CVAN-65) - HM S/M Upholder - RN Zara - Kriegsmarine Bismarck - HMS Hood - HMS Hesperus - USS Tennessee - IJN Yukikase - HMS Furious.