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43538
ADELPHI PAPERS
POWER AT SEA - I: The New Environment - II: Super-powers and Navies & III: Competition and Conflict
$20.00 AUD

International Institute for Strategic Studies. London. 1976. 1st Ed., Adelphi Papers Nos 122, 123 and 124. Adelphi Paper 122: (4), 39 PP with 3 tables. Adelphi Paper 123: (4), 32 PP with 3 figures. Adelphi Paper 124: (6), 36 PP. Soft cover. Fine set. 24.5 x 18.3. 0900492 / 937 / 953

I (123): The New Environment. II (123): Super-powers and Navies. III (124): Competition and Conflict.

17890
ANDERSON, Eben M.
THERE'S THE SEA
$10.00 AUD

Vantage Press. New York. 1985. 1st Ed. XII, (2), 61 PP with 30 b/w illustrations by Robert and Noni Carter, & 2 pages of glossary terms. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 21 x 14. 0553062659

29 poems on the sea, the ships (like the Hougomont) and their crew. The author dedicated his poems to Captain James Gaby, author of Mate in Sail and The Restless Waterfront.

45093
ANDREWS, Kenneth R. (editor)
THE LAST VOYAGE OF DRAKE AND HAWKINS
$5.00 AUD

Hakluyt Society. Cambridge. 1972. Second Series. No. 142. XIV, 283 PP with 2 maps, plus 10 b/w plates. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, gilt device on front cover. Water damage on covers and endpapers. Spine sunned. Foxing spots on outside edges. Reading copy only. 22.5 x 14. 052101039X

45023
ASHCRAFT, Tami Oldham & McGEARHART, Susea
RED SKY IN MOURNING - The true story of a woman's courage and survival at sea
$15.00 AUD

Pocket Books / Simon & Schuster. London. 2003. 1st paperback of the 2002 edition by Simon & Schuster (original privately published in 1998). VIII, 232 PP with 11 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 17.8 x 11. 0743415892

Delivery voyage in 1983, of the yacht Hazana, from Papeete to San Diego, and cyclone Raymond.

45033
BAKER, Simon
THE SHIP - RETRACING COOK'S ENDEAVOUR VOYAGE
$10.00 AUD

BBC. London. 2002. 1st Ed. 224 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Title spread: Endeavour under sails. Eps: Chart of part of the Sea Coast of New South Wales. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 27.7 x 20. 056353463X

Book published to accompany the television series The Ship, first broadcast on BBC in 2002.

44198
BALLARD, Robert D., McCONNELL, Malcolm
ADVENTURES IN OCEAN EXPLORATION - From the Discovery of the Titanic to the Search for Noah's Flood
$10.00 AUD

National Geographic Society. Washington. 2001. 1st Ed. 288 PP with nearly 210 b/w and colour illustrations. Half title page: Alvin. Title spread: 2 passengers submersible inspecting the Cayman Wall. Hard cover, title on front cover and spine, dj. Fine. 31.2 x 24. 0792279921

The Mysterious Sea... Science beneath the sea... The Museum of the Deep.

43120
BARJOT, Admiral Pierre & SAVANT, Jean
HISTORY OF THE WORLD'S SHIPPING
$20.00 AUD

Ian Allan. London. 1965. 1st English edition of the 1961 French original, translated by Carol Tomkins. 430 PP printed on quality glossy paper, with b/w illustrations throughout (maps, paintings & photos), plus 16 colour plates & 2 plates with 8 colour photos. Title spread: Anchor. Eps: The Despatch-boat Acheron of the French Navy (watercolour by F. Roux). Cloth cover, dj (price clipped). Light foxing on prelims and last pages and on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 26 x 21.5.

Most comprehensive.

44714
BEKEN, Keith
THE BEKEN FILE
$20.00 AUD

Channel Press. London. 1980. 1st UK edition of the 1979 French original "Beken, Ma Vie". 192 PP with 6 drawings, 57 b/w and 16 colour photos. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing spots on outside edges. Fine. 25 x 18.8. 0906781027

43829
BEQUIGNON, Jean-Yves & ROZEN, André
L'ETOILE ET LA BELLE POULE
$30.00 AUD

Institut Océanographique. Paris. 2000. 1st Ed. 128 PP with 5 facsimile of documents, 17 b/w photos, and colour illustrations (diagrams, 1 map, 1 chart, 8 pages of plans and cutaway, photos), plus 1 folded plan (recto: sailing plan, and verso: line drawngs). Laminated pictorial stiff covers. Fine. French text. 28 x 21.3. 2903581258

Training schooners of the French Navy, built 1932.

43282
BONNEMAINS, Jacqueline, BUSTARRET, Claire & BRETON, Gérard
ETUDE CODICOLOGIQUE DES MANUSCRITS ET DESSINS DE MEDUSES DE FRANCOIS PERON ET CHARLES-ALEXANDRE LESUEUR
$30.00 AUD

Editions du Muséum du Havre. Le Havre. 1995. Volume 82, part 2, 2nd term 1995 of Bulletin Trimestriel de la Société Géologique de Normandie et des Amis du Muséum du Havre. Contains article P. 5 to 97 with 41 b/w illust. and 6 b/w plates, plus 4 pages Addenda & Errata loosely inserted. Lacks the original soft cover, o/wise fine. French text. 29.5 x 20.8.

Material analysis of the documents as supports of texts and drawings drafted by Péron and Lesueur for their study on jelly-fish during a determined period of time (1800-1810). Comparison with other manuscripts contemporary with their work.

44112
BOOTH, Ken
LAW, FORCE AND DIPLOMACY AT SEA
$10.00 AUD

George Allen & Unwin. London. 1985. 1st paperback edition. XIV, 231 PP with 4 maps and 7 tables, plus 1 folded map. Pictorial soft cover. Name of previous owner on half title page, small chip on lower front cover, o/wise fine. 23.4 x 15.4. 0043410286

44092
BOTTINI, Margherita, CRANE, Berkeley & STANNARD, Bruce
FROM NEWPORT TO PERTH - The New Challenge
$10.00 AUD

Nautical Books. London. 1986. 1st Ed. 200 PP with 12 b/w photos, 10 sketch-plans, 18 Yacht Clubs burgees and 121 colour photos. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 31 x 24.8. 0851774105

The Louis Vuitton Cup - The America's Cup. The preparations for the 1987 America's Cup in Fremantle.

20540
BOWEN, Frank C.
FROM CARRACK TO CLIPPER. A Book of Sailing-Ship Models
$20.00 AUD

Halton & Truscott Smith. London. 1927. 1st Ed. VIII, 64 PP with b/w illustrations, plus 3 colour plates & 67 b/w plates followed by 7 pages of Principal Museums and other Institutions in Europe and America containing Ship-Models. Fp (in colour): An English 15th century ship by Cecil King. Cloth cover, spine sunned, repaired dj. (protected). Inscriptions on front endpaper. Ageing of paper around outside edges. Light foxing, mostly on prelims and last pages. Very good. 25.8 x 19.

71499
BRADFORD, Gershom
THE MARINER'S DICTIONARY
$25.00 AUD

Weathervane Books. New York. No date 1972?. Reprint of the 1952 updated edition of the 1927 original "The Glossary of Sea Terms". XIX, 307 PP with 9 illust. of ships and 55 figures. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 21 x 14.5. 0517183633

The distinctive language of the sea, compiled from the point of view of the Seaman, and not covering the Engineer's important part in seafaring.

43174
BREEZE, Geoffrey
SALLY FERRIES
$5.00 AUD

Ferry Publications. London. 1990. 1st Ed., with a foreword by Michael J. Kingshott. 48 PP with 1 map, 2 plans, 4 profiles, 54 b/w and 7 colour photos Pict. card cover. Fine. Oblong: 14.7 x 21.

18214
BREWINGTON, M. V.
SHIPCARVERS OF NORTH AMERICA
$30.00 AUD

Barre Publishing Co. Barr, Mass. 1962. 1st Ed. XIV, 173 PP with 134 b/w plates, with appendices including a bibliography and a list of American shipcarvers. Fp (in colour): Pocahontas, attributed to William Rush, ca.1800-20. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. A near fine copy. 27.2 x 19.

The development of this art in the 18th and 19th Century and its practioners in Canada and the United States. Beautiful figureheads, sterns, billet heads, etc.. A scarce title.

17219
BROWN, Capt. Charles H.
DEVIATION AND THE DEVIASCOPE, Including the Practice and Theory of COMPASS ADJUSTMENT, also a Note on the Gyro-Compass
$20.00 AUD

Brown, Son & Ferguson. Glasgow. 1939. 6th Ed. XII, 278 PP with 6 tables (table III with folded side), 65 b/w & 48 colour figures including 9 b/w photos, plus 1 folded diagram & 5 large folded charts. Fp: Roof Deviascope. Cloth cover, Title on front cover and spine. Corners of cover, head and foot of spine frayed. Name of previous owner on front endspaper. Light foxing, o/wise very good. 21.6 x 14.

71786
BROWN, Capt. Charles H.
DEVIATION AND THE DEVIASCOPE, Including the Practice and Theory of COMPASS ADJUSTMENT, also a Note on the Gyro-Compass
$20.00 AUD

Brown, Son & Ferguson. Glasgow. 1943. Reprint of the Sixth Edition. XII, 278 PP with 6 tables (table III with folded side), 65 b/w illustrations (including 9 photos) & 48 coloured figures, plus 1 folded diagram & 5 large folded charts. Fp: Roof Deviascope. Red cloth cover, title on front cover and spine. A few pencil notes on formulae on FFEP and a hand drawn diagram on the verso of the frontispiece. Covers have light wear around edges and a little fraying at extremities of spine. Previous owners' signature and stamp on inside front cover. A very good copy. 21.6 x 14.

19260
BUCHANAN, Gary et al.
GREAT VOYAGES OF THE WORLD, 25 adventures on the high seas and great rivers of the world
$25.00 AUD

Readers's Digest. Sydney. 1997. 1st Australian edition. 176 PP with maps & location maps, and colour photos. Title spread: the Xi Ling gorge, on the Yangtze river. Half title page: Portside anchor. Pict. laminated boards, dj. Fine. 30.2 x 21.5. 0864491972

Round the world on the QE2 - On the rivers: Shannon (Ireland), Rhine (Germany), Mekong... On the high seas: to St Helena and Tristan da Cunha, from Bali to Sydney...

22798
BURT, R. A.
BRITISH DESTROYERS IN WORLD WAR ONE
$10.00 AUD

Arms and Armour Press. London. 1986. 1st Ed., No. 7 in the Warships Illustrated series. 64 PP with 121 b/w photos. Title spread: Kempenfelt, Mounsey and Rob Roy, about 1917. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 24.6 x 18.4. 0853687536

44914
CAMPBELL, Heather & HENSHAW, Graham
MESSINA NEWS
$15.00 AUD

Hesperian Press. Perth. 2003. 1st Ed. X, 160 PP with 1 map and 20 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21.5 x 14. 0859053180

From Fremantle (April 2000) to Darwin, Thursday Island and Townsville (February 2001) on a converted crayfishing boat.

42920
CAMPBELL, Tony
EARLY MAPS
$40.00 AUD

Abbeville Press. New York. 1981. 1st Ed. 148 PP with 68 colour plates (4 double-page). Fp: Early plan of New York (New Amsterdam). Cloth cover, title in blind on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Faint foxing. Near fine. Large format: 38.8 x 30.8. 0195543513

Earliest maps: Psalter world map with Jerusalem as centre of the world, to charts of the explorers.

20576
CELL, Gillian T. (editor)
NEWFOUNDLAND DISCOVERED, English Attempts at Colonisation, 1610-1630
$10.00 AUD

The Hakluyt Society. London. 1982. Second Series, Volume 160. XVIII, 310 PP with 5 bw illust. (3 maps). Fp: Map of the Island of Newfoundland. Cloth cover, dj. (rubbed around edges and in a protective sleeve). Near fine. 22.2 x 14.5. 0904180131

Settlement, tied to the exploitation of cod fisheries, as well as searching for iron, growing food...

45055
CLAYPOLE, Yvonne
LIVING ON THE EDGE - Our Personal Antarctic Story
$20.00 AUD

HarperCollins. Sydney. 2001. 1st Ed. (8), 262 PP with 1 map, plus 12 pages with 36 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 23.4 x 15.3. 0732269156

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...

18186
CORNWELL, E. L. (editor)
THE ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF SHIPS
$10.00 AUD

Octopus. London. 1979. Reprint of the 1979 original published by New English Library. 479 PP with 355 b/w & 465 col. illust. Half-title page: Argentinian Libertade. Fp: Frigate. Hard cover, dj. Light foxing. Near fine. 34.5 x 24.5. 0706411560

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

43169
COWSILL, Miles & HENDY, John
THE SEALINK YEARS 1970 - 1995
$15.00 AUD

Ferry Publications. Kilgetty, UK. 1995. 1st Ed. 120 PP with 2 maps, 3 profiles in colour, 95 b/w and 54 colour photos. Inside front cover: St David in the English Channel. Inside back cover: Stena Normandica leaving Fishguard. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. Oblong: 19.6 x 21.4. 1871947359

45038
DE BOER, Dr. M. G.
100 JAAR NEDERLANDSCHE SCHEEPVAART
$40.00 AUD

N.V Drukkerij en Uitgeverij V.H. C. De Boer Jr. Amsterdam. 1939. 1st Ed. 210 PP with 1 table, 10 tailpieces, and 27 drawings, plus 44 pages with 60 b/w illustrations. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on a lightly sunned spine. Very light foxing, o/wise a fine copy. Dutch text. 24.8 x 17.5.

100 year of Dutch shipping: sail and steam.

38711
DE BOER, Dr. M. G. & WESTERMANN, Dr. J. C.
EEN HALVE EEUW PAKETVAART 1891-1941
$30.00 AUD

Koninklijke Paketvaart-Maatschappij. Amsterdam. 1941. 1st Ed., with a preface by M. C. Koning. 430, (28 appendices) PP with 6 maps, 8 graphs, 8 ship profiles, 70 b/w illustrations, plus 13 plates (6 in colour and 7 with 14 b/w portraits). Fp: Portrait of Op Ten Noort. Hard cover, cream vellum and blue cloth spine, gilt title on front cover (some gilt letters rubbed). Covers rubbed, ageing of paper. Stamp of Royal Inter Ocean Line, Hong Kong on front endpaper and title page, o/wise very good. Scarce. Dutch text. 29.8 x 23.

A history of the Koninklijke Paketvaart-Maatschappij (K.P.M. / R. I.L.) between 1891 and 1941.

71607
DE BOER, Dr. M.G.
THE HOLLAND-AMERICA LINE 1873-1923
$80.00 AUD

The Board of the Holland-America Line. Rotterdam. 1923. 1st English edition. 104 PP with 3 maps, 1 table, 12 graphs, 28 drawings and paintings by G. Van Duffelen, and 37 b/w photos. Small errata slip loosely inserted. Fp: The S.S. Rotterdam in the Port of New York. Soft covers, gilt decoration and title on front cover and spine. Covers have a little light soiling, o/wise a fine copy of a rare item. Image shows the title-page and frontispiece. 31 x 24.

19571
DE LA CROIX, Robert
MYSTERIES OF THE PACIFIC
$25.00 AUD

The John Day Co. New York. 1957. 1st US edition. Translated from the French original by James Cleugh. 252 PP. Hard cover, dj. Very good. 21 x 14.

What happened to the Comte de La Pérouse. The whaler Essex sunk by a whale... The riddle of Amelia Earhart's last flight.

74479
DE LA CROIX, Robert
MYSTERIES OF THE PACIFIC
$20.00 AUD

Frederick Muller. London. 1957. 1st illustrated edition. Translated from the French original by James Cleugh. 230 PP plus 12 pages with 18 b/w photos. Hard cover with light wear, top edge tinted. Light foxing around edges, half-title page miscut with corresponding tiny piece at bottom missing in margin of title page. Contents are near fine. 21 x 14.

What happened to the Comte de La Pérouse. The whaler Essex sunk by a whale... The riddle of Amelia Earhart's last flight.

21341
DEXTER, Elisha
NARRATIVE OF THE WRECK AND LOSS OF THE WHALING BRIG WILLIAM AND JOSEPH
$40.00 AUD

Ye Galleon. Fairfield, Wash. USA. 1988. Reprint of the 2nd edition of 1848. 59 PP, 1 colophon with 5 full page illust. and 2 facsimiles of the title page of 2nd edition. Illustrated endpapers. Hard cover, gilt illust. and title on front cover. Fine. 26 x 18.5. 0877704171

Wrecked in Oct. 1841 during a storm, on her return to Martha's Vineyard, after a successful whaling cruise (200 barrels of sperm oil & 12 barrels of black-fish oil).

43625
DUNN, Laurence
MERCHANT SHIPS OF THE WORLD, 1910-1929 in Colour
$10.00 AUD

Blandford. London. 1973. 1st Ed. 215 PP with 4 pages of sketches and 96 colour plates by the author. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Few foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 19.8 x 13.8. 0713705698

Pictorial survey of the merchant ship, ocean liner, tramp steamer, freighter, tanker ...

13794
EDWARDS, Hugh
PEARLS OF BROOME and Northern Australia
$20.00 AUD

Author. Perth. 1994. 1st Ed. 84 PP with 2 b/w photos, plus 32 pages with 1 b/w and 82 colour photos. FEP: Pearling lugger under sail, by R. Shardlow. Title pages: Pearling luggers at low tide. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 24.5 x 17. 0646193090

20684
ENGEMAN, Jack
ANNAPOLIS, THE LIFE OF A MIDSHIPMAN
$15.00 AUD

Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Co., Inc. New York. 1966. 8th Printing (a revised edition from the 1965 original). Foreword by David L. McDonald, U.S. Navy. VIII, 120 PP profusely illustrated with over 400 b/w photos. Hard cover, cloth spine, dj. Occasional foxing. Very good. 27.8 x 21.5.

42941
ESTENSEN, Miriam
THE LIFE OF MATTHEW FLINDERS
$30.00 AUD

Allen & Unwin. Sydney. 2002. 1st Ed. XXII, 538 PP with 5 maps and 19 b/w illustrations, plus 8 pages with 15 colour plates. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 23.7 x 16. 1865085154

42925
FENTON, Roy & CLARKSON, John
SHIPS IN FOCUS RECORD 21
$15.00 AUD

Ships in Focus Publications. London. 2002. Issue Number 21 64 PP with 2 facsimile of newspaper clippings, 2 accommodation plans and 127 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21. 1901703185

Fleet in Focus: Ellerman's City of Oxford Class. Ships held hostage.

44601
FENTON, Roy & CLARKSON, John
SHIPS IN FOCUS RECORD 23
$15.00 AUD

Ships in Focus Publications. London. 2003. Issue Number 23. 64 PP (129-192) with 130 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21. 1901703207

Fleet in Focus: North Pacific Coast Line (part 2), by David Burrell. By Bergen Line from Newcastle (part 2), by Anthony Cooke. Photographer in focus: William Livermore of Sydney, by Ian Farquhar.

44951
FENTON, Roy, & CLARKSON, John
SHIPS IN FOCUS RECORD 24
$15.00 AUD

Ships in Focus Publications. London. 2003. Issue Number 24. 72 PP (193-264) with 1 set of plans, 36 flags and funnels (in colour), 62 b/w and 65 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21. 1901703703

Fleet in Focus: Shaw, Savill's big ICs, by Captain Edward Buckle and Roy Fenton. Thomas Skinner's Castle Line, by Malcolm Cooper. Iron colours, Flags and Funnels of BISCo ore carriers by J.L. Loughran.

46058
FORBES, Allan, & EASTMAN, Ralph M.
YANKEE SHIP SAILING CARDS - Volume III
$20.00 AUD

State Street Trust Company. Boston, Mass., USA. 1952. 1st Ed. X, 100, (4) PP with 7 b/w and 40 colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Top edge of front cover lightly sunned, faint foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 23 x 15.

This final volume on this subject presents some of the most attractive and unusual cards discovered in our research which seem appropriate to reproduce in connection with the stirring and romantic days of the Yankee Clippers.

45015
FOSTER, John
HANDS TO BOARDING STATIONS - Australian Minesweeper HMAS Hawk
$35.00 AUD

Australian Military History Publications. Sydney. 2003. 1st Ed., with a foreword from HRH The Prince of Wales. X, 125 PP with 9 maps and diagrams, and 48 photographs and documents. Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. 25.2 x 17.8. 1876439211

Operations in the Indonesian Confrontation 1965-1966.

43306
FOX, Uffa
THE BEAUTY OF SAIL
$150.00 AUD

Peter Davies. London. c. 1938. 1st edition. Preface by Frank W. Beken. 280 PP with 131 b/w plates (130 on full page), all photographs by Beken of Cowes. Title page: J Class K10. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Near fine. Rare. Image shows title-page. 27.9 x 21.8.

43610
FRY, W. Arthur
THE PAINTING BOOK OF SAILING SHIPS
$10.00 AUD

Allday Ltd. Birmingham. c.1960. 1st Ed., in Painting Books Shakespeare series. No pagination, 24 PP with 6 b/w and 6 colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Foxing spots on the inside of the covers and on first and last page. Very good. 24.5 x 18.5.

44863
GIBBINGS, Robert
BLUE ANGELS AND WHALES - A record of personal experiences below and above water
$10.00 AUD

J.M. Dent. London. 1946. 2nd edition, revised and enlarged from the 1938 original. 114 PP with duo tone illustrations. Fp: Tropical fish. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Slight ageing of paper around the edges, o/wise near fine. 18 x 11.

The strange under-sea world of the coral reef described by a well known artist who went to Tahiti, Bermuda and the Red Sea and made drawings actually under water.

39165
GORDON, J. & GOODMAN J. (editors)
MAMMALS IN THE SEAS - Volume IV: Small Cetaceans, Seals, Sirenians and Otters
$50.00 AUD

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Rome. 1982. 1st Ed. FAO Fisheries Series No. 5, Volume IV. X, 531, (3) PP with tables, graphs, drawings and b/w photos. Eps: Comparative size of Mammals found in the seas. Cloth cover, device on front board, dj. Fine. 28 x 21.8. 9251005141

34 papers: 3 on sirenians and otters, 19 on seals, and 13 on small cetaceans (dolphins, porpoises).

43347
GRANT, Kay
SAMUEL CUNARD, Pioneer of the Atlantic Steamship
$10.00 AUD

Abelard-Schuman. London. 1967. 1st Ed. 192 PP with 27 b/w illustrations. Fp: Sir Samuel Cunard. Hard cover. Dust jacket tipped in on rear endpaper. Ingleton bookplate on front endpaper. Faint foxing on outside edges. Near fine. 21.5 x 14.5.

Published to commemorate the centennial of Canadian confederation.

71657
GRANT, Kay
SAMUEL CUNARD, Pioneer of the Atlantic Steamship
$15.00 AUD

Abelard-Schuman. London. 1967. 1st Ed. 192 PP with 27 b/w illustrations. Fp: Sir Samuel Cunard. Hard cover, dust jacket (price-clipped). Spine of dust jacket lightly sunned. Sello tape mlark on front cover. An otherwise very good clean copy. 21.5 x 14.5.

Published to commemorate the centennial of Canadian confederation.

45006
HAKLUYT, Richard
THE PRINCIPALL NAVIGATIONS VOIAGES AND DISCOVERIES OF THE ENGLISH NATION (in 2 Volumes)
$150.00 AUD

Hakluyt Society & The Peabody Museum of Salem. Cambridge. 1965. Extra Series XXXIX. A photo-lithographic facsimile of the 1589 original, with an Introduction by Davis Beers Quinn and Raleigh Ashlin Skelton and a new Index by Alison Quinn. Volume I: LX, (16), 501 PP plus large folded map Typus Orbis Terrarum. Volume II: (6), 506-975 PP. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Few foxing spots on outside edges, the endpapers and the margin of the 2 pages facing the folding map. A little damage to the dust jacket of Volume I, o/wise very good. 30 x 20.

39325
HALEY, Delphine (editor)
MARINE MAMMALS OF EASTERN NORTH PACIFIC AND ARCTIC WATERS
$40.00 AUD

Pacific Search Press. Seattle. 1986. 2nd revised edition of the 1978 original. 296 PP with b/w illustrations (drawings, maps & photos), plus 16 plates with 31 colour photos. Title spread: Humpback whale slapping the water with its pectoral fin. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket wih a few small chips and in a protective sleeve, o/wise a near fine copy. 28.5 x 22.2. 0931397146

On: Blue Whale, Finner Whale, Humpback Whale... Sperm Whale, Killer Whale... Walrus, Seal. As well as other Marine-adapted species: Polar Bear, Sea Otter and Steller Sea Cow.

44293
HANSEN, Admiral A. D. (editor)
NAUTICUS 1942 - Jahrbuch sür Deutschlands Seeinteressen
$20.00 AUD

E. S. Mittler & Sohn. Berlin. 1942. 1st Ed. XX, 482, (70 adv.) PP with graphs, tables, maps and drawings, plus 48 plates with 87 b/w photos. Fp: Heldengedenflag. Rebacked copy retaining original cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Spine lightly sunned. Renewed endpapers. Occasional foxing and slight ageing of paper. Near fine. German text in Gothic script. Rare. 23.3 x 16.

The Bismarck (sunk 27 May 1941), by Admiral Günther Lütjens. The Kriegsmarine against Denmark and Norway, in 1940.

44122
HARROD, Dominick (editor)
WAR, ICE & PIRACY, The Remarkable Career of a Victorian Sailor - Journals and Letters of Samuel Gurney Cresswell
$15.00 AUD

Chatham Publishing. London. 2000. 1st Ed. 192 PP with 3 maps, plus 16 pages with 32 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24 x 16. 1861761384

Fighting the Malay Pirates in 1843 to 1846. HMS Investigator and navigation in the Arctic, 1848-1853. HMS Archer in the Baltic during the Crimean War.

43920
HEARN, Chester G.
ADMIRAL DAVID GLASGOW FARRAGUT - The Civil War Years
$15.00 AUD

Naval Institute Press. Annapolis. 1998. 1st printing. XXI, (3), 382, (4) PP with 48 b/w illustrations. Fp: Portrait. Hard cover, cloth spine, dj. Few foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise fine. 23.5 x 15.5. 1557503842

31887
HECKSTALL-SMITH, B.
YACHTS & YACHTING IN CONTEMPORARY ART
$90.00 AUD

The Studio. London. 1925. Limited numbered edition. (No. 269/1000). XVI, 48 PP, plus 96 plates (79 in b/w and 24 colour illustrations tipped in). The 24 colour plates with tissue guard. Eps: Dutch Yacht, 1650. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, top edge gilt. Covers with signs of wear at hinges and corner. Front endpaper rubbed. Some foxing. Colour plate XC with creases, o/wise a very good copy. Ingleton bookplate. Scarce. 29.6 x 23.5.

44160
HEINRICH, Thomas R.
SHIPS FOR THE SEVEN SEAS - Philadelphia Shipbuilding in the Age of Industrial Capitalism
$20.00 AUD

The Johns Hopkins University Press. Baltimore. 1997. 1st Ed., Volume 12 in the Studies in Industry and Society series. X, (2), 290, (2) PP with b/w figures (1 organigram, paintings, plans and photos). Eps: Map of Delaware River with Philadelphia Steel Shipyards 1900-1918. Cloth cover, dj. Fine. 26 x 18. 0801853877

43534
HIGGINSON, Rear-Admiral Francis J.
NAVAL BATTLES IN THE CENTURY
$30.00 AUD

The Linscott Publishing. Toronto & Philadelphia. 1906. 1st edition in the Nineteenth Century series. XXIV, 472 PP. Brown cloth cover, gilt title (dulled). Few foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise a very good clean copy. Image shows title-page. 20.6 x 14.

Contents: Battle of Copenhagen, Algesiras and Gut of Gibraltar, Trafalgar, ... Schomberg's Action off Tamatave, Battle of Lake Erie, The Battle of Maniila Bay, The Battle of Santiago, .. Single Ship Actions, ... Engagements with Batteries and Passage of Forts..

44663
HILD, Herb, DYSON, Bruce, STANTON, John R. et al..
THE BEST OF SAIL TRIM
$10.00 AUD

Adlard Coles. London. 1975. 1st Ed. (8), 280 PP with 248 figures (drawings, graphs, sketches and b/w photos). Hard cover, dj (price-clipped and with small chips). Foxing spots on outside edges and the inside of the dust jacket, o/wise very good. 23.5 x 15.5. 0229115667

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

44111
HILL, Rear Admiral J. R.
ARMS CONTROL AT SEA
$10.00 AUD

Naval Institute Press. Annapolis. 1989. 1st Ed. VII, 229 PP with 1 table. Hard cover, dj. Signature of previous owner on front endpaper. Occasional foxing, o/wise near fine. 22.4 x 14.2. 0870210009

43440
HMSO
ADMIRALTY NAVIGATION MANUAL 1938 - Volume I
$35.00 AUD

H.M.S.O. London. 1941. Reprint of the 1939 edition. Volume I: IX, 446 PP with 170 b/w or colour figures and 8 pages with 34 colour illustrations (Rules of the Road), plus 16 pages for 17 b/w photos, 5 plates (1 in colour) and 10 folded plates (3 in colour). Errata slip tipped in on title page. Fp: View of the bridge of a modern Battleshiop. Cloth cover, anchor in blind on front cover, gilt title on spine. Hinges rubbed. Library stamp on title page of Volume. Foxing. Very good. Image shows title-page and frontispiece. 24.8 x 16.

44272
HMSO
JAPAN PILOT - Volume I
$40.00 AUD

Hydrographer of the Navy. Taunton, UK. 1982. 7th edition of the 1904 original, N.P. 41. Edited by ALDRIDGE, Lieutenant Commander J. L. XIV, 381 PP with 13 tables, 20 maps, coastal views, panoramic views and b/w photos, plus 2 index charts and 3 colour plates (buoyage system). Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Near fine. 30.2 x 21.5.

Honshu (except its southern coast), Hokkaido, The southern coast of Ostrov Sakhalin, Kuril'skiye Ostrova.

44274
HMSO
CHINA SEA PILOT - Volume I
$35.00 AUD

Hydrographer of the Navy. Taunton, UK. 1987. Revised 4th edition of 1978 (1937) original, N.P. 30. Edited by Lieut. Cmdr. P.J.D. HAYTER. XVIII, 306 PP with 22 tables, 18 maps, coastal views, panoramic views and b/w photos, plus 3 index charts. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Near fine. 30.2 x 21.5.

The West side of the China Sea from Tanjong Lompat on the Eastern side of Peninsular Malaysia to Zhelang Yan in China; Kepulauan Anambas, Hainan Dao, And the Islands and Banks bordering the main route from Singapore Strait to Hong Kong.

45077
HOHMAN, Elmo Paul
THE AMERICAN WHALEMAN
$30.00 AUD

Macdonald and Jane's. London. 1974. 1st UK reprint edition of the 1928 original. XIV, 355 PP, plus 32 plates with 21 b/w illustrations. Fp: Sperm whaling - The chase. Decorated hard cover, gilt title on spine. Faint foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise fine. 22.4 x 15.2. 0356047377

A study of life and labour in the whaling industry.

44922
HORWITZ, I., ALDERSON, H. G., BLACK, J. F. & CREAGH, W. J.
THE AUSTRALIAN AQUATIC ANNUAL - Anniversary Regatta, 1937 - The Centenary Regatta
$50.00 AUD

Associated General Publications. Sydney. 1937. 1st Ed., 2nd issue of this annual magazine. 108 PP with 86 b/w photos, and period advertisements (4 in colour). Fp: Endeavour, the ship that put Australia on the map. Inside covers: advertisements. Pictorial soft wrappers with a few creases and closed tears and reinforced spine. Staples somewhat rusty. 3 pages with closed tears and a few with a little insect damage at top, without loss of text. Very good. Scarce. 30.8 x 24.8.

Contains over 20 articles, including: Canoeing as an Olympic Sport, Sailing an Olympic Sport, Yachts, Ancient and Modern, by L.C. Waterman, Progress of the 16-Ft Skiff Movement, The Flying Papuans, by A.L.A. DeGroen, Arrival of Chusan, A Yacht is Safe at Sea, If ... by Norman K. Wallis.....

44109
HOUGH, Richard
A HISTORY OF FIGHTING SHIPS
$10.00 AUD

Octopus Books. London. 1975. Reprint of the 1969 original. 144 PP with 175 bw & colour illust. Half title-page: Sails and driver of a 20-gun ship. Title-page: Dutch men of war and yacht. Eps: Group of vessels by Van de Velde. Illustrated hard cover, dj. Fine with near-fine dust jacket. 28.6 x 21. 0706403037

The oar-driven figthing ship, the sailing fighting ship and the engine-driven fighting ship.

16891
HOWARTH, Stephen
TO SHINING SEA, A History of the United States Navy 1775-1991
$15.00 AUD

Random House. New York. 1991. 1st Ed. XVI, (2), 620 PP with 12 maps in text plus 32 pages with 49 b/w illust. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24 x 16. 0394576624

From the War of Independence to the Gulf War of 1990/91. An extensive work.

44222
HUGHES, John Scott
ETERNAL WAVE
$20.00 AUD

Temple Press. London. 1951. 1st Ed. VIII, 143 PP with 17 head pieces and 9 illustrations on full page by David Cobb. Fp: Tom Norman Dinwiddy. FEP: Track chart of Eternal Wave in 1933. REP: Track chart of Eternal Wave in 1935. Cloth cover, dj (price-clipped). Near fine. 22.4 x 14.5.

Converted RNLI lifeboat cruising Scandinavia and the Baltic.

43994
HYTHE, Viscount (editor)
THE NAVAL ANNUAL 1913
$25.00 AUD

Arco Publishing. New York. 1970. Reprint of the 1913 original. Library edition. (4), VIII, 520 PP with tables & b/w illustrations, plus 1 diagram and 9 b/w plates. Fp: H.M.S. King George V. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 25.4 x 16. 0668022671

The state of various navies prior to WWI. British and foreign navies. Personnel of the German Navy... The Turco-Italian war. The Dominion and Imperial defence.

44184
ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS [THE]
CUTTY SARK / ARK ROYAL - No. 6133, Volume 229, 22nd December 1956
$10.00 AUD

The Illustrated London News and Sketch Limited. London. 1956. P 1061-1096. Contains article by Arthur Bryant on page 1069 with 4 b/w photos on Cutty Sark, plus the folded supplement (cut-away of H.M.S. Ark Royal). Soft cover. Fine. 36.5 x 25.8.

Preserving the last of the clippers: refitting Cutty Sark. H.M.S. Ark Royal.

44186
ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS [THE]
THE STATE VISIT OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE FRENCH REPUBLIC - No. 6298, Volume 236 -16th April 1960
$15.00 AUD

The Illustrated London News and Sketch Limited. London. 1960. P625-672. Contains article by Arthur Bryant from P. 633 to 649 with 34 b/w illustrations. Stapled soft covers (crossed flags of France and the United Kingdom in colour). Near fine. 36.5 x 25.8.

The state visit of President De Gaulle, April 5-8 1960.

44082
JACKSON, Robert
THE ROYAL NAVY IN WORLD WAR II
$10.00 AUD

Airlife. London. 1997. 1st UK edition. 176 PP with 6 maps and 169 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing. Remainder mark on lower outside edge, o/wise near fine. 25.2 x 19.5. 185310714X

44381
JARVIS, Adrian & SMITH, Kenneth (editors)
ALBERT DOCK - Trade and Technology
$15.00 AUD

National Museums & Galleries on Merseyside - The University of Liverpool. Liverpool. 1999. 1st Ed. 154 PP with graphs, tables, drawings, plans and b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 24.5 x 18.5. 0906367999

Port of Liverpool.

45054
JEANES, Dave
Dave Jeanes' MARINE ELECTRONICS MANUAL - The Complete Guide to Electrics and Electronics in Your Boat
$20.00 AUD

Oceanspan Books. Banora Point, NSW. 1996. 3rd edition. (4), 284 PP with b/w illustrations. Soft cover, clear plastic, spiral bound. Fine. 21 x 15. 064629489X

47624
KANIUK, Yoram
COMMANDER OF THE EXODUS
$10.00 AUD

Grove Press. New York. 2000. 1st English edition translated from the Hebrew original by Seymour Simckes. XVI, (2), 214 PP. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 21.7 x 14.5. 0802116647

Yossi Harel was responsible for bringing to Palestine: Anna / Knesset Israel from Yugoslavia, President Warfield / Exodus 47 from France, both Pan York / Ingathering and Pan Crescent / Independence from Romania/Bulgaria.

43720
KNECHT, G. Bruce
THE PROVING GROUND - The inside story of the 1998 Sydney to Hobart Race
$20.00 AUD

Little, Brown and Company. Boston. 2001. 4th printing of the 1st edition. (8), 295 PP with 1 map and 1 plan, plus 16 pages with 46 b/w photos. Fp: Map of the Sydney to Hobart yacht race course. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24.2 x 15.6. 0316499552

Boxing Day 1998. 153 boats set out from Sydney but only 43 reached Hobart... 7 boats abandoned, 5 sank, 6 sailors died and 55 had to be pulled from the water.

15167
LAWRENCE, K.V.W. (Editor)
MOBIL OIL CENTENNIAL ISSUE (in The Compass, Magazine of the Sea, Vol. XXXVI, No. 4)
$20.00 AUD

Mobil Oil Corporation. New York. 1966. July/August 1966, "Centennial issue of Mobil Oil". Edited by K.V.W. Lawrence. Foreword by A. L. Nickerson, Chairman. 24 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (including colour painting of Clipper Ship Red Jacket at centrefold). Pictorial stiff covers. Small rubbed patch on front cover, o/wise fine. 30.5 x 23.

Centennial Issue of Mobil Oil - Mobil Oil : We went to Sea Early, but ... / Confederate Raider CSS Tallahassee, Halfax Harbour : The Red Jacket / Ferry to Bornholm / Steaming the North Atlantic, a review of the steam-powered record holders from 1838 to the present.

21155
LEWIS, David
VOYAGE TO THE ICE - The Antarctic Expedition of Solo
$10.00 AUD

Collins & A.B.C. Sydney. 1979. 1st Ed. 144 PP with 3 maps, 4 yacht plans, 3 tables and 21 b/w illust., plus 24 pages with 62 colour photos. Illustrated endpapers. Hard cover, dj. Note on verso of half title page, o/wise near fine. 23.4 x 16. 064297604X

Expedition during the Southern summer of 1977-78 of the Oceanic Research Foundation to Antarctica. Sydney - Balleny Island - Cape Adare - Macquarie Island - Sydney.

21965
LIND, Lew
SEA JARGON, A Dictionary of the Unwritten Language of the Sea
$20.00 AUD

Kangaroo Press. Sydney. 1982. 1st Ed. 160 PP with b/w illust. in text. Fp: Figurehead of steam yacht Consuelo at Sydney. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 21.6 x 14.1. 0949924229

The language of the sea in its glory, vulgarity and humour.

14325
LONEY, Jack
WRECKS AT HELL'S GATES
$20.00 AUD

Marine History Publications. Geelong. c. 1980. 1st Ed. 20 PP with 1 map & 12 b/w illustrations. Stiff covers, pictorial front. Fine. 20.5 x 13.8. 0909191212

Macquarie Harbour on the West coast of Tasmania.

45012
LONEY, Jack
AUSTRALIA'S SHIPWRECK COAST AND OTHER STORIES
$15.00 AUD

Marine History Publications. Geelong. 1991. 2nd edition of the 1986 original. 104 PP with 4 maps & 117 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21.5 x 17.5. 0909244294

Wreck sites, graves, memorials to seamen and passengers...

15955
MABER, John M.
NORTH STAR TO SOUTHERN CROSS
$10.00 AUD

T. Stephenson & Sons. Prescot. 1967. 1st Ed. XV, 335 PP with 5 line drawings by author, plus 48 pages with 96 b/w photos. Fp: Mariposa. Cloth cover, dj (price clipped). Covers lightly rubbed and worn. Dust jacket rubbed and with signs of ageing. Old tape marks on endpapers, o/wise very good. 24.2 x 16.2.

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

16098
MAGUGLIN, Robert O.
THE QUEEN MARY, The Official Pictorial History
$15.00 AUD

Wrather Port Properties/Sequoia. Long Beach. 1985. 1st Ed. 120 PP with profuse b/w & colour photos on glossy paper. Pictorial card covers. Very good. 30.2 x 23. 0866790152

The career of Cunard's Queen Mary, the stateliest ship, from her launching in 1934 until 1967 when she was sold to the City of Long Beach.

75279
MALINOWSKI, Bronislaw
ARGONAUTS OF THE WESTERN PACIFIC - An Account of Native Enterprise and Adventure in the Archipelagoes
$10.00 AUD

E.P. Dutton. New York. c. 1970. A Dutton Paperback edition, of the 1922 original. Preface by Sir James George Fraser. XXXII, 527 PP with 5 maps, 3 tables & 2 figures, plus 60 pages with 65 b/w plates. Fp: A ceremonial Act of the Kula. Soft covers, pictorial front. Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise very good. 18.2 x 11. 0525470743

An account of native enterprise & adventure in the archipelagoes of Melanesian New Guinea, the Trobriands, the Kula, canoes & sailing.

17727
MARIN LA MESLEE, Edmond
THE NEW AUSTRALIA, 1883
$10.00 AUD

Heinemann Educational. Melbourne. 1979. 1st Australian paperback edition of the 1973 UK edition. Translated from the French original of 1883 L'Australie Nouvelle, and edited with a critical introduction by Russel Ward. XXVII, 222 PP with facsimile of title page of French Edition, plus 8 pages with 12 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Copy lacking the frontispiece. Faint foxing. Very good. 21.5 x 13.7. 0858592002

A presentation of Australia to the French public by one who settled there and worked for the Department of the Surveyor General, Sydney. The author arrived in March 1876 in Melbourne after residing for many years in Mauritius.

64300
MARINE UNDERWRITERS' AND SALVAGE ASSOCIATION OF VICTORIA LTD
THE REGISTER OF AUSTRALIAN AND NEW ZEALAND SHIPPING - Including Shipping Registered at Fiji and New Guinea 1906-1907
$250.00 AUD

Compiled and issued by The Marine Underwriters' Association of Victoria Ltd. Melbourne. 1906. 1st Ed. 199 PP. Pages 1 to 10 printed recto/verso, P.11 to 183 recto only. P. 185-199 printed recto/verso. Original green cloth cover, gilt title on front cover. Covers worn around edges and inside gutters starting. Corner of preliminary page clipped. Ageing of paper and a little light foxing. Otherwise a very good copy of a scarce item. Oblong: 18.4 x 26.

"From Returns furnished by the Customs Authorities in Australia, Tasmania, New Zealand, Fiji and New Guinea".

64301
MARINE UNDERWRITERS' AND SALVAGE ASSOCIATION OF VICTORIA LTD
THE REGISTER OF AUSTRALIAN AND NEW ZEALAND SHIPPING - Including Shipping Registered at Fiji and New Guinea 1908-1909
$225.00 AUD

Compiled and issued by The Marine Underwriters' Association of Victoria Ltd. Melbourne. 1908. 1st Ed. 203 PP. Pages 1 to 10 printed recto/verso, P.11 to 186 recto only with a thumb index. Appendix from P.187-203 printed recto/verso. Original green cloth cover, gilt title on front cover. Covers worn around edges, the back cover and bottom of spine has a repaired tear. Small piece missing on preliminary page. Repaired closed tear on P.145. Paper ageing with a few old stains, not affecting any text. A very good copy of a scarce item. Oblong: 18.4 x 26.

"From Returns furnished by the Customs Authorities in Australia, Tasmania, New Zealand, Fiji and New Guinea".

43468
MARSHALL, Roger
DESIGNED TO WIN - Ocean Racing Deck Layout
$20.00 AUD

Granada Publishing/Adlard Coles. London. 1979. 1st Ed. 191 PP profusely illustrated with b/w photos, diagrams, drawings. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Foxing, o/wise near fine. 28 x 22.5. 0229115780

45051
MATTINGLY, Garrett
THE DEFEAT OF THE SPANISH ARMADA
$5.00 AUD

Jonathan Cape / Book Society. London. 1959. 3rd impression of the October 1959 original. 382 PP with 2 maps, plus 16 pages with 20 b/w illust. Fp: Queen Elizabeth I, the Armada Portrait. Eps: The track of the Spanish Armada. Hard cover, marbled boards, cloth spine. Few foxing spots on outside edges and the first and last page. Very good. 23.5 x 16.

Operations of 1587 & 1588. Battles along the South Coast of Cornwall and England: 29th July to 9th of August 1588.

16689
McFARLAND, Philip
SEA DANGERS, The Affair of the Somers
$10.00 AUD

Schocken Books. New York. 1985. 1st Ed. 308 PP, plus 18 pages with 20 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Former owner's signature whited out on front endpaper, o/wise near fine. 23.2 x 16. 0805239901

The USN Brig Somers cruise of 1842, to the coast of Africa. Mutiny? Hanging of a young officer, Philip Spencer, son of the secretary of war: outcry, court martial of the Commanding Officer,...

43608
MESSAGERIES MARITIMES
EN BONNE COMPAGNIE - MESSAGERIES MARITIMES
$40.00 AUD

Paris. 1964. Cie des Messageries Maritimes. 1st Ed. 32 PP with 1 house flag (in colour), 1 map and 28 b/w illustrations (drawings, engravings, photos). Title page: vignette with the crest of M. M. Soft cover, illustrated front. Occasional foxing spots. French text. Near fine. Oblong: 16 x 23.

Shipping line: freighters and passenger ships.

44153
MILLER, Nathan
THE NAVAL AIR WAR, 1939-1945
$10.00 AUD

The Nautical & Aviation Publishing Company of America. New York. 1980. 1st Ed. XII, 224 PP with 3 maps, 172 b/w illustrations (170 photos). Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 23.4 x 15.8. 0933852118

31859
MILLER, William H.
THE LAST BLUE WATER LINERS
$10.00 AUD

Conway Maritime Press. London. 1986. 1st Ed. 224 PP with numerous b/w illust. Fp: The Arcadia at Suva, Fiji. Hard cover, dj (trimmed flaps). Mark (RW 86) of previous owner on lower edge, sticker of the Sydney Maritime Museum on title page. Faint foxing. Very good. 24.5 x 19. 0851774008

A stimulating, factual & nostalgic account of the post-war era of intercontinental liner traffic.

20811
MILSOM, C. H.
BLUE FUNNELS IN THE MERSEY IN THE 1920s
$15.00 AUD

Sea Breezes Publication. Liverpool. 1988. 2nd Ed. 48 PP with 1 map & 87 photos. Pictorial card cover. Previous owner's name on front cover, o/wise fine.. 29.7 x 20.8. 0951320203

Pictorial history of the Blue Funnel Line started by Alfred & Philip Holt who named their ships after the heroes of the Trojan War.

43179
MITCHELL, Barry
NORTH SEA FERRIES - Across Three Decades / Gedurende Drie Decennia
$15.00 AUD

Ferry Publications. London. 1995. 1st Ed. 96 PP with 2 maps, 3 cutaways, 68 b/w and 31 colour photos. Inside front cover: Norland with Royal Yacht Britannia, at Hull. Inside back cover: Norsea arriving at Hull. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. Dutch and English text. Oblong: 19.6 x 21. 1871947243

50837
MURPHY, Richard C., NAMES, Christine, COZZI, Joanne et al.
THE OCEAN WORLD OF JACQUES COUSTEAU - Volume 17: RICHES of the Sea
$5.00 AUD

Angus & Robertson. London. 1975. Revised edition of the 1973 original. 144 PP with b/w and colour photos. Pictorial boards. Near fine. 28 x 22. 0810905914

Sunken treasures. Mining the sea... Fishing. Farming the sea.

43892
MUSEUMS
H.M.S. VICTORY - Official Guide and Short History
$5.00 AUD

C. O. HMS Victory. London. 1973. 16th impression. 16 PP with 2 drawings and 11 colour illustrations. Inside front cover: HMS Victory, principal dimensions and armament. Inside back cover: Lower Gun Deck. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. Oblong: 16.5 x 24.

44271
NANCE, R. Morton
SAILING-SHIP MODELS - A Selection from European and American Collections with Introductory text by ..
$75.00 AUD

Halton and Truscott Smith. London. 1924. 1st limited edition of 1750 copies (unnumbered copy). VIII, 80 PP with 3 head-pieces, 1 tail-piece and 22 drawings, plus 124 b/w plates with 139 illustrations (9 of the plates with tissue guard). Fp (in colour): Flemish Carrack (circa 1450). Original gilt decorated cloth cover has light wear gilt title on front and spine, top edge gilt. Endpapers repaired at fold. Head and foot of spine repaired. Light foxing on some of the non glossy paper plates, and both endpapers and a little foxing on outside page edges. Still a nice copy of the scarce first edition. 32 x 26.

Contents include: The growth of the Ship-Modeller's Art, with drawings by the author, the Development of Square-Rigged Ships, Notes on the models illustrated (124).

44386
P & O
ABOUT OURSELVES - P & O Staff Journal
$10.00 AUD

P & O S. N. Co. London. 1957. Issue Vol. 3, No. 23, December 1957. Pages 269 to 304 with drawings, cartoons, and b/w photos. Illustrated soft wrappers. Staples removed. Near fine. 24 x 18.2.

This is our Company. Ship news. Personal news. Trooping by C. B. Thompson. Off the beaten track (Port Alma in Qld and Wyndham in W.A.) by Captain J. L. Dunkley.

44387
P. & O.
ABOUT OURSELVES - P & O Staff Journal
$50.00 AUD

P & O S. N. Co. London. 1954/55. Issue Vol. II, Nos. 8 to 15, March 1954 to December 1955. (2 index), 366 PP with b/w illustrations (cartoons, drawings, plans and photos), plus 3 plates (2 photographs on double page and folded plan of Arcadia). Marbled endpapers with tape repairs. Bound copies, cloth cover, gilt title on sunned spine. Contents near fine. 24.5 x 19.

This is our Company. Ship news. Personal news. Photographic Competition... Very informative.

44388
P. & O.
ABOUT OURSELVES - P & O Staff Journal
$50.00 AUD

P & O S. N. Co. London. 1956/57. Issue Vol. III, Nos. 16 to 23, March 1956 to December 1957. (2 index), 304 PP with b/w illustrations (cartoons, drawings, plans and photos). Marbled endpapers with tape repairs. Bound copies, cloth cover, gilt title on sunned spine. Note on verso of FFEP and a newspaper clipping pasted down on verso of rear endpaper. Contents near fine. 24.5 x 19.

This is our Company. Ship news. Personal news. Photographic Competition... A mine of information.

43655
PARSONS, Richard
THE STORY OF KINGS - C. J. King & Sons, 1850 to the present day
$20.00 AUD

White Tree Books. Bristol. 1988. 1st Ed. 120 PP with 61 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing. Fine. 20.3 x 21. 0949265221

Stevedoring and tug company in Bristol.

30851
PAWLOWSKI, Gareth L.
FLAT-TOPS AND FLEDGLINGS - A History of American Aircraft Carriers
$20.00 AUD

A. S. Barnes. New York. 1971. 1st Ed. 530 PP with over 400 b/w photos. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (closed tears). Occasional foxing, o/wise very good. 28.8 x 22.2. 0498076415

Part I: the flat-tops. Part II: the fledglings (early planes, fighter aircraft... Early Warning aircraft). Part III: medals and commendations.

51932
PLOWMAN, Peter
PASSENGER SHIPS OF AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND - Volume I (1876-1912)
$15.00 AUD

Doubleday. Sydney. 1981. 1st Ed. 224 PP profusely illustrated with b/w photos. Eps: Funnels, flags & colours of these passenger ships. Hard cover, dj. Spine of dust jacket faded with a closed repaired tear on back, foxing on top edges. Internally fine. Oblong: 21.2 x 28. 0868240362

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

44215
POOLMAN, Kenneth
PERISCOPE DEPTH - Submarines at War
$5.00 AUD

Sphere Books. London. 1984. 1st paperback edition of the 1981 original published by William Kimber. (6), 213, (4 publications) PP with 2 drawings, plus 8 pages with 14 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Browning of paper around outside edges, o/wise very good. 17.7 x 10.8. 0722169140

The full story of submarines at war.

20928
PRESTON, Antony
CRUISERS
$10.00 AUD

Bison Books. Greenwich, USA. 1982. 1st Ed. 64 PP with 2 battle plans, bw & colour illust. Hard cover, dj. Very good. 29 x 22.2. 0861240642

20936
PRESTON, Antony
DESTROYERS
$5.00 AUD

Bison Books. Greenwich, USA. 1982. 1st US Ed. 64 PP with bw & colour photos. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 29 x 22.2. 0861240650

22659
PRICE, Petty Officer Harry
THE ROYAL TOUR 1901 or the Cruise of the H.M.S. Ophir
$5.00 AUD

Webb & Bower. Exeter. 1980. Facsimile edition of the 1901 manuscripts. No pagination. (8), 192 pages of manuscript with delightful watercolours of daily life at sea, ports of call, etc... Fp: Harry Price in uniform. Eps. Hard cover, gilt device on front cover, dj. Fine. 28.7 x 19.7. 0906671108

Being a lower deck account of their Royal Highnesses, the Duke and Duchess of Cornwall and York's voyage around the British Empire.

72059
RATSEY, Ernest A. & DE FONTAINE, W. H.
YACHT SAILS - Their Care and Handling
$20.00 AUD

Putnam. London. 1948. 1st UK Ed. 258 PP with 104 diagrams, drawings or sketches, plus 12 plates with 29 b/w photos. Cloth covers with some wear and a few marks, price-clipped dust jacket has chips and small pieces missing and is in a protective sleeve. Contents are near fine. 21.8 x 14.8.

44649
RAYNER, Ranulf
THE PAINTINGS OF THE AMERICA'S CUP 1851-1987
$15.00 AUD

William Heinemann. Melbourne. 1986. 1st Ed., with a foreword by Ted Turner. 86 PP with b/w & colour illustrations, including 26 full-page colour plates by Tim Thompson. Hard cover, dj. A little insect damage on outside top edge of covers, offsetting on half-title page, o/wise near fine. Oblong: 28.8 x 37. 0855610646

A collection of paintings by Tim Thompson, depicting dramatic scenes from every challenge since 1851. Includes a newspaper cutting showing the break-up/sinking of One Australia in March 1995.

45134
ROSKILL, Capt. S. W.
A MERCHANT FLEET IN WAR - Alfred Holt & Co. 1939-1945
$50.00 AUD

Collins. London. 1963. 3rd impression in May 1963 of the September 1962 original. XIV, 352 PP. FEP: The Alfred Holt Fleet, Ships Sunk in the War of 1939-1945. REP: General plan of M/V Priam. Red cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). A few small nicks/chips in the dust jacket, o/wise near fine. 22.8 x 14.5.

The long and ferocious struggle for seaborne supplies on the ships of the Holt Line. Loss of 44 owned and 8 managed ships, including Centaur off the coast of Queensland and 4 French ships.

70768
ROSKILL, Captain S. W. D.S.C., Royal Navy (Retired)
WHITE ENSIGN - THE BRITISH NAVY AT WAR, 1939-1945
$35.00 AUD

United States Naval Institute. Annapolis. 1966. November 1966 reprint of the 1960 UK original The Navy at War, 1939-1945. 480 PP with 24 maps. Eps: Map of the North Atlantic Ocean. Navy blue cloth cover, colour device (White Ensign) on front cover and spine, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket has some chips/small pieces missing and old tape marks on flaps and is plastic protected. Bookplate of previous owner on verso of front endpaper, o/wise contents near fine. 23.5 x 16

A comprehensive work.

44209
ROUSE, Alan
SAIL THE TALL SHIPS
$15.00 AUD

Seafarers Books. London. 1976. 1st Ed. XVI, 141 PP with 6 silhouettes and 18 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Fine. 22 x 14.

All you need to know if planning an adventure cruise on a tall ship.

43883
ROYAL NAVY
EAST OF MALTA, WEST OF SUEZ - The Admiralty Account of the Naval War in the Eastern Mediterranean, September 1939 to March 1941
$10.00 AUD

Admiralty / Ministry of Information. London. 1943. 1st Ed. 64 PP with 1 battle diagram (Matapan), 4 paintings by Lieut.-Cdr. Rowland Langmaid, 7 maps and 40 b/w photos. Fp: The fight begins. FEP: Map The Italian Challenge. REP: The Navy holds the narrow seas. Pictorial soft cover. Front edged rubbed, o/wise very good. 23 x 17.8.

44588
ROYAL NAVY
THE NAVY LEAGUE ANNUAL 1911-12 (corrected to October 10th, 1911)
$50.00 AUD

John Murray. London. 1911. 1st Ed., 5th year of issue. Edited by Alan H. BURGOYNE. 342, (XXIV adverts.) PP with 10 plans, plus 16 b/w plates with 2 plans, and 14 illustrations by Oscar Parkes. Fp: H.M.S. Orion. Eps: Adverts. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Spine lightly sunned. Ex library copy with 2 unobtrusive stamps. Fold of front endpaper split. Foxing spots on outside edges and few pages. Very good. 22.4 x 14.5.

Published on October 21st (Trafalgar Day) 1911.

44589
ROYAL NAVY
THE NAVY LEAGUE ANNUAL 1912-13 (corrected to October 10th, 1912)
$50.00 AUD

John Murray. London. 1912. 1st Ed., 6th year of issue. Edited by Alan H. BURGOYNE. 392, (XIV adverts.) PP with 12 plans, plus 14 b/w plates. All illustrations by Oscar Parkes. Fp: H.M.S. King George V. Eps: Adverts. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Spine lightly sunned. Ex library copy with 2 unobtrusive stamps. Fold of front endpaper split. Foxing spots on outside edges and few pages. Very good. 22.4 x 14.5.

Published on October 21st (Trafalgar Day) 1912.

16143
RUDOLPH, Wolfgang
SAILOR SOUVENIRS, Stoneware, Faiences and Chinaware of Three Centuries
$20.00 AUD

Edit. Leipzig. Leipzig. 1985. 1st Eng. Ed. 152 PP with b/w & colour illust. Hard cover, dj. Slipcase. Fine. 22 x 19.5.

Three centuries of maritime history of the coastal regions of Northern Europe depicted by seafarers' collections of ceramics.

22730
SANKEY, Raymond
BARROW & MORECAMBE BAY
$15.00 AUD

Silver Link Publishing. Carnforth, UK. 1991. Reprint of the 1986 original, in the Maritime Heritage series. 64 PP with 1 map and 152 bw photos. Title page: The Isle of Man Steam Packet Company's Ben-My-Chree, completed in 1927. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 27.3 x 21. 0947971076

Shipping scenes (merchant ships and navy ships) on the waters of Barrow and Morecamber Bay, Cumbria. Shipbuilding activities: Navy built by Vickers, or Cunard, P & O, and Orient line.

44204
SCHILDER, G. G. (editor)
DE ONTDEKKINGSREIS VAN WILLEM HESSELSZ. DE VLAMINGH IN DE JAREN 1696-1697 - Deel I
$20.00 AUD

Martinus Nijhoff. The Hague, Netherlands. 1976. 1st Ed., Volume LXXVIII in De Linschoten - Vereeniging series. Volume I: Met Inleiding, journaal en bijlagen. VIII, 198 PP, plus 7 plates (4 in colour) and 4 folded charts at back. Fp: Watercolor of Tristan da Cunha. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine. Top corner of half title page clipped, o/wise near fine. Dutch text. 25 x 16. 9024718783

Voyage of discovery by Willem de Vlamingh in the years 1696-1697: Islands of Tristan Da Cunha and Saint Paul, West coast of Australia.

44401
SHINGLETON, Royce Gordon
JOHN TAYLOR WOOD - Sea Ghost of the Confederacy
$15.00 AUD

The University of Georgia Press. Athens. 1982. 2nd printing of the 1979 original. XIV, 242 PP with 8 maps and 11 b/w illustrations. Fp: John Taylor Wood, circa 1858. Cloth cover, dj. Fine. 23.7 x 16. 0820304662

With the Confederate Navy... Raids by the C.S.S. Tallahassee.

45113
SKELLORN, J. J. (editor)
OFF WATCH - A Selection of Bunkside Reading
$15.00 AUD

Granada / Adlard Coles Limited. London. 1979. 1st Ed., with a foreword by K. Adlard Coles. XII, 211 PP with 16 b/w photos and 44 figures(drawings, maps, sketches). Hard cover, dj. Few foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 25.2 x 17.6. 0229116108

18236
SMITH, Graham
KING'S CUTTERS - The Revenue Service and the War against Smuggling
$10.00 AUD

London. 1983. Conway. 1st Ed. 190 PP with b/w illust. (paintings, photos, plans,...). Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Foxing spots on outside edges. Fine. 24.5 x 19. 0851772919

The struggle against the law-breakers, the politicians, the Navy... Evolution of type of contraband and development of the vessels from small wooden boats to the fast craft of today.

17484
STAPLETON, Austin
"IN ALL RESPECTS READY ....
$30.00 AUD

Ronald Parsons. Adelaide. 1982. Typescript monograph. 188 PP with 13 b/w drawings & 1 map and 2 pages with a Glossary of Terms. Gilt-engraved hard cover. Fine. 20.8 x 17.2. 0959309306

Life of the seamen who served during WWII in the Small Ship companies of Water Transport, a unit of the Royal Australian Engineers.

30101
STENMARK, Marea
SIR DAVID MARTIN, A Man of Courage and Dedication
$15.00 AUD

Simon & Schuster. Sydney. 1996. 1st Ed., foreword by Sir Ninian Stephen. XIV, 178 PP with headpieces (Coat of Arms: Sans Tache) and 6 bw illust, plus 16 pages with 31 bw photos. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24 x 16. 0731805607

Joined the Royal Australian Navy in 1947, Admiral, then Governor of New South Wales.

22667
STERNBECK, Alfred
FILIBUSTERS AND BUCCANEERS
$20.00 AUD

National Travel Club. New York. c.1930. Reprint of the 1st English edition of 1930 (German original of 1928). (10), 272 PP with many woodcuts in text, plus 16 bw plates. Fp: A sixteenth-century Man-of-War. Half title page: Vignette of Captain Teach. Illustrated endpapers with signature of former owner at top. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine. No dj. Slight ageing of paper. Very good clean copy. 24.3 x 16.5.

44178
TARGETT, R. S. (editor)
JOURNAL OF COMMERCE - Annual Review 1964
$35.00 AUD

The Journal of Commerce and Shipping Telegraph Ltd. Liverpool. 1964. Yearly publication. 368 PP with advertisements, and b/w illustrations (maps, plans, photos...). Pictorial soft cover (lightly rubbed), o/wise near fine. 28.4 x 21.6.

Annual Review of Shipping, Shipbuilding, Marine Engineering, Marine Insurance and kindred subjects during the year 1964. Shipping in the computer age...

44286
TAYLOR, Roger C.
THE ELEMENTS OF SEAMANSHIP
$5.00 AUD

International Marine Publishing. Camden, Maine. 1982. 1st Ed. (8), 119 PP with tailpieces and figures, and 5 drawings by Allen Beechel. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Old tape marks on covers, o/wise fine. 22.2 x 14.5. 0877421536

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

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

1983 expedition on the Anaconda.

43425
UDEN, Grant
THE LOSS OF THE ROYAL GEORGE
$15.00 AUD

Macdonald. London. 1970. 1st Ed., in the Famous Events series. 96 PP with 2 maps and 13 b/w illustrations by Karen Usborne. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Faint foxing on outside edges, o/wise fine. 19.1 x 12.8. 356031101

Launched 1756, Battle of Quiberon Bay in 1769, foundering in the Solent in August 1782 while at anchor.

38778
VAN LIMBURG STIRUM, S. J. Craaf
NEERLANDS REEDERIJEN - Een overzicht van de geschiedenis van verschillende lijnbedrijven
$10.00 AUD

Stichting De Zee. Amsterdam. c. 1940's. Reprint of an article published in the magazine De Zee. 78 PP. Soft cover. Label with number on spine. Note and stamp at top of Page 1, o/wise very good. Dutch text. 22.6 x 15.

An overview of the history of various Dutch shipping companies. De Rotterdamsche Lloyd. De Stoomvaart Maatschappij Nederland. De Holland-Amerika Lijn. De Koninklijke Nederlandsche Stoomboot Maatschappij. Koninklijke West-Indische Maildienst. De KoninklijkePaketvaart Maatschappij. De Java-China-Japan Lijn.

44093
VAUGHAN, Roger (editor)
AMERICA'S CUP XXVII - STARS & STRIPES - The Official Record 1988
$50.00 AUD

Dennis Conner Sports Inc. San Diego. 1988. 1st Ed., with a preface by Henry Racamier, of Louis Vuitton S.A. (4), 144 PP with 2 plans, Sketches, 3 b/w and 198 colour photos by Margherita Bottini, Daniel Forster and Marshall Harrington. Illustrated endpapers. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. Signed by Dennis Conner. 31 x 24.5. 0961879912

Race off San Diego.

18371
VERCOE, A. Guy
ENGLISH WARSHIPS IN THE DAYS OF SAIL, A Brief Historical Guide for Model Makers
$10.00 AUD

Percival Marshall. London. 1933. 1st Ed. 72, (4 adverts) PP, plus 24 b/w plates. Hard cover with pictorial pasted down on front board. Spine & back cover faded and a little marked. Stamp of previous owner on front endpaper. Occasional foxing, o/wise a very good copy. 22.8 x 15.8.

44568
VICKRIDGE, Lieutenant Commander G. L. W.
JAMES GOODENOUGH, Sailor and Humanitarian 1830-1875
$5.00 AUD

Naval Historical Society of Australia. Sydney. 2002. Reprint of the 1993 original. Naval Historical Society Monograph No. 142. 8 PP with 10 b/w illustrations (photocopy quality). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.2 x 20.2.

Occasional paper delivered to the Western Australia Chapter, 20 October 1993.

44687
WALLACE, Colin
THE LOST AUSTRALIA OF FRANCOIS PERON
$85.00 AUD

Nottingham Court Press. London. 1984. 1st Ed. (14), III, (3), 166, (18 bibliography, appendix, index) PP with 8 b/w illustrations, plus 10 pages with 9 b/w illustrations. Fp: François Péron. Cloth cover, dj. Fine/as new condition. 24.6 x 17.2. 0906691966

22806
WATSON, Milton H.
FLAGSHIPS OF THE LINE - A Celebration of the World's Three-funnel Liners
$10.00 AUD

Patrick Stephens. Wellingborough. 1988. 1st Ed. 184 PP with 21 head pieces (house-flags) and 180 b/w photos. FEP: Queen Mary departs from New York. REP: Docked in New York in September 1939 were Ile de France, Normandie, Queen Mary, Aquitania and Rex. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Faint foxing on outside edges. Near fine. 24.5 x 20.8. 0850599318

43658
WATTS, Anthony J. (editor)
A SOURCE BOOK OF SUBMARINES AND SUBMERSIBLES
$10.00 AUD

Ward Lock. London. 1978. Reprint of the 1976 original. 128 PP with 3 sketch plans and over 100 b/w photos. Fp: The Oyashion, 1956 of the Uzushio Class. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. Oblong: 12 x 17. 0706350332

16839
WATTS, Anthony J. (editor)
WARSHIPS AND NAVIES 1973
$10.00 AUD

Ian Allan. London. 1972. 1st Ed. 136 PP with 13 colour photos, 116 b/w photos & paintings and 2 line drawings. Fp: Harrier hovering above Ark Royal. Hard cover, dj. Very good. 24.2 x 18. 0711003858

42397
WHEELER, Harold (editor)
THE WONDERFUL STORY OF THE SEA
$10.00 AUD

Odhams Press Ltd. London. c. 1938. 1st Ed. 512 PP with 510 b/w illustrations. Title page: Lighthouse. Eps: Painting by C. A. Wilkinson. Cloth cover, device in blind on front cover, gilt title on spine. Name of previous owner on verso of front endpaper. Foxing on endpapers, outside edges, and few pages, o/wise very good. 25.3 x 18.5.

A mine of information of life at sea. From Log to Luxury Liner, Secrets of the Engine-room, Surgery for Ships, Smuggling and Wrecking, Famous Ports and Docks, Laying the First Atlantic Cable, perils of the Ocean Highway, Stowaways, Mutineers, Castaways, Disasters and Mysteries, Beauty in Sail, Beauty in Steam....

44094
WILLAUMEZ, Le Vice-Amiral
DICTIONNAIRE DE MARINE
$120.00 AUD

Le Chasse Marée. Douarnenez. 1998. Facsimile reprint of the 1831 original. (16), 580, (4) PP with 9 colour plates, plus 7 folded plates with around 250 sketches. Fp (in colour): Portrait of Willaumez and drawing of his corvette amphisdrome. Eps (in colour): Flags. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. French text. 28.3 x 19.7. 2903708770

15162
WOODENBOAT MAGAZINE (Editors)
WOODEN BOAT - An Appreciation of the Craft
$25.00 AUD

Addison-Wesley Pub. Reading, Mass. 1982. 1st Ed., with an introduction by John Wilson. (8), 311 PP with b/w & colour illustrations. Fp: the Gokstad ship, Oslo. Cloth cover, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 28.5 x 22. 0201092808

A selection of the best essays, articles, and photographs from WoodenBoat magazine.

44031
WOODHOUSE, Henry
WOODHOUSE'S TEXTBOOK OF NAVAL AERONAUTICS
$15.00 AUD

Naval Institute Press. Annapolis. 1991. 1st printing of the reprint of the 1917 original. Introduction by Clark G. Reynolds. (XVI), (X), 281, (2) PP with drawings, graphs, 1 map of the US, 1 plan of a Naval Aeronautic center and over 200 b/w photos. Hard cover, cloth spine, device on front board, dj. Remainder mark on lower outside edge. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 30.5 x 23.2. 155750931X

30031
WRAY, William D.
MITSUBISHI AND THE N.Y.K., 1870-1914 - Business Strategy in the Japanese Shipping Industry
$40.00 AUD

Harvard University Press. Cambridge, Mass., USA. 1984. 1st Ed., in the Sub-series on the History of Japanese Business and Industry - Harvard East Asian Monographs No. 108. XX, (2), 672, (5 cat.) PP with 4 maps, 15 figures (7 b/w photos), and 62 tables. Cloth cover, dj. Short note on front endpaper, o/wise fine. 23.4 x 15.7. 0674576659

The origins and institutional growth prior to WWI: Japan's largest industrial group Mitsubishi, and the world's leading shipping enterprise Nippon Yusen Kaisha.