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43000
AHLSTRÖM, Christian & KEHUSMAA, Aimo
DOCUMENTARY RESEARCH ON THE WRECK AT JUSSARÖ / THE SOFIA MARIA, A DUTCH KOFF FOUNDERED IN THE YEAR 1859 OUTSIDE OULU (in The Maritime Museum of Finland, Annual Report)
$10.00 AUD

Section for Maritime History, National Board of Antiquities of Finland. Helsinki. 1982. Annual Report 1981. 16 PP with 14 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. Oblong: 19.8 x 20.5.

22601
ANDERSON, Capt. Lindsay
A CRUISE IN AN OPIUM CLIPPER
$10.00 AUD

Ibex. Melbourne. 1989. Reprint of the 1891 original. 224 PP with 8 b/w illustrations. Fp: The Eamont, topsail schooner. Hard cover, simile leather, gilt title on front cover and spine. Foxing. Near fine. 19.2 x 13.3.

The author's trip on a topsail schooner between China/Taiwan and Japan, prior to the opening of this latter country to the civilized world.

45994
ANDREWS, Surgeon Captain O. W.
SEAMARKS AND LANDMARKS, being leaves from the log of Surgeon Captain O. W. Andrews, C.B.E., R.N.
$60.00 AUD

Ernest Benn Limited. London. 1927. 1st Ed. (8), 360, X, PP with 1 musical score and 5 drawings, plus 34 plates with 48 b/w illustrations, and a folded map of the Dardanelles and a folded chart of the South West Pacific). Fp: Portrait of the author. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Faint foxing and light wear to covers, o/wise a fine copy. 22.7 x 14.5.

Pacific Islands between December 1891 and February 1894 (Australia, New Zealand, New Caledonia, New Hebrides ...). Dardanelles and Gallipoli landing...

14205
BALDERSTON, David
THE WAIHEKE FERRIES OF AUCKLAND
$20.00 AUD

Grantham House. Wellington. 1991. 1st Ed. X, 94 PP with b/w illust. (photos, maps & line draw.). Eps: Ferries' profiles. Pictorial soft cover. Name of previous owner and date on half-title page, o/wise fine. 26 x 18.8. 047700010

From the first ferry "Novelty" to the quick catamarans running between Auckland, Waiheke Island & Kawau Island.

16187
BALL, Robert W.D.
NAUTICAL ANTIQUES with Value Guide
$65.00 AUD

Schiffer. Atglen, Pen., USA. 1994. 1st Ed. 238 PP, with 2 pages of value guide & b/w photos. Marbled endpapers. Hard cover, dj (spine a little faded). Former owner's bookplate on inside of front cover. Near fine. 28.8 x 22.2. 0887406025

A compendium of nautical artifacts: scrimshaw, ship models, nautical instruments .. figureheads, etc...and value guide.

21913
BASS, George F. (editor)
A HISTORY OF SEAFARING, Based on Underwater Archaeology
$15.00 AUD

Walker & Co. New York. 1972. 1st Ed. 320 PP with 506 illust. (150 in colour). Cloth covers, gilt title on spine, dj. Occasional foxing. Very good. 27.7 x 22.2 0802703909

The history of seafaring, treated primarily from the results of archaeological researches.

22794
BEAVER, Paul
NATO NAVIES OF THE 1980s
$10.00 AUD

Arms and Armour Press. London. 1985. 1st Ed., No. 3 in the Warships Illustrated series. 72 PP with 14 colour and 129 bw photos. Title spread: Alongside at Portland Naval Base, UK. Pict. soft cover. Fine. 24.6 x 18.6. 0853687234

40779
BILLE, T.
EXPERIENCES WITH CONTROLLABLE PITCH PROPELLERS (in Transactions of the Institute of Marine Engineers - Volume 82, No. 8, August 1970)
$15.00 AUD

Institute of Marine Engineers. London. 1970. Contains article from P. 289 to 302 with 1 photo, 1 table and 8 figures. Pictorial soft covers. Near fine. 28 x 21.6.

45696
BORLAND, Loren R.
SHIPSHAPE AND BRISTOL FASHION. A Sailors Guide to Cruising in Comfort and Safety
$10.00 AUD

Van Nostrand Reinhold. New York. 1969. 2nd printing of the original. (10), 214 PP with 11 head pieces and 119 figures by author. Hard cover with a device on front, dj. Fine. 23.4 x 15.7.

45767
BOYLE, Vice-Admiral W. H. D. (compiler)
GALLANT DEEDS
$15.00 AUD

Gieves Ltd. Portsmouth. C. 1970. Facsimile reprint of the 1919 original. (8), 62 PP. Cloth cover, gilt device and title on front cover. Gilt lettering faded, o/wise contents near fine. 22 x 14.4.

Being a record of the circumstances under which the Victoria Cross, Conspicuous Gallantry, or Albert Medal were won by Petty Officers, Non-Commissioned Officers and Men of the Royal Navy, Royal Marines and the Reserve Forces during the years of War, 1914-1919.

16313
BRADLEY, Eliza
AN AUTHENTIC NARRATIVE OF THE SHIPWRECK AND SUFFERINGS OF MRS. ELIZA BRADLEY, The Wife of Capt. James Bradley of Liverpool, Commander of the Ship SALLY which was wrecked on the coast of Barbary in June, 1818
$25.00 AUD

Ye Galleon. Fairfield, Wash. 1985. Reprint of ed. published in 1821. 99 PP with 13 illust. Fp: Bedouin Camp. Ep: In the Crows Nest. Hard cover, gilt engraved. Fine. 23.7 x 15.7.

Not considered a real narrative but the account of the wreck on the Coast of Barbary in June 1818, the capture by the Arabs, her six months of captivity, the suffering ... etc. captured the imagination of the public at the time.

62319
BREW, Steve
GREYCLIFFE - STOLEN LIVES
$30.00 AUD

Navarine Publishing. Canberra. 2003. 1st Ed. limited to 1200 copies, No. 58 in the Roebuck Society series. XII, 211 PP with b/w illustrations (1 painting and 3 sketches by the author and 53 photos). Hard cover, dj. Fine. 26 x 18.3. 0975133101

Sinking of the Sydney ferry Greycliffe by the Royal Mail Steamer Tahiti, 3rd November 1927.

16849
BROWNE, Douglas G.
THE FLOATING BULWARK - The Story of the Fighting Ship: 1514-1942
$20.00 AUD

Cassell. London. 1963. 1st Ed. XIV, 274 PP plus 24 pages with 26 bw illust. Fp: The Burghley Nef, model of a three-masted French ship, 1482. Cloth cover, dj (price clipped). Faint foxing. Near fine. 22.2 x 14,2.

The development of fighting ships, from the building of the Henry Grace à Dieu at Woolwich in 1514, to the eclipse of the capital ship with the Battle of Midway in 1942.

31125
BROXAM, Graeme & NASH, Michael
TASMANIAN SHIPWRECKS - Volume 1 1797-1899
$75.00 AUD

Navarine Publishing. Canberra. 1998. 1st Ed., No. 51 in the Roebuck series. Foreword by The Hon. John White. XVI, 342 PP with 7 maps and 87 b/w illust. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine (as new condition). 25.8 x 17.2. 0958656150

45404
BRUCE, George
SEA BATTLES OF THE 20TH CENTURY
$10.00 AUD

Hamlyn. London. 1976. 2nd impression of the 1975 original. 160 PP with 3 battle diagrams, 6 maps and 194 b/w photos. Eps: Admiral Graf Spee burning in Montevideo Road, 17 December 1939. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 30.5 x 22.5. 0600380963

13863
BRYANT, Arthur
LIQUID HISTORY To commemorate Fifty Years of the Port of London Authority 1909-1959
$30.00 AUD

Privately printed by P. L. A. London. 1960. 1st Ed. XVI, 84 PP plus 18 pages with 17 full-page plates from the Port of London Authority Collection (12 b/w, 5 in colour). Fp: The Thomas King entering London Dock, 1827. Cloth cover, gilt-decorated front & gilt title on spine. Slight ageing of covers, bookplate of previous owner on inside front cover and his signature on FFEP. Light foxing of endpapers and outside edges, o/wise contents fine. 25.4 x 16.5.

48631
BURCHELL, David
ONE FOOT IN THE GRAVE - An Autobiography
$20.00 AUD

Heinemann. Melbourne. 1967. 1st Ed. 136 PP, plus 16 pages with 31 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Foxing spots on top outside edges. Dedicatory note on title page signed by the author. Near fine. 21.8 x 14.

20133
BURNS, Lt. Cdr. K. V.
BADGES AND BATTLE HONOURS OF H.M. SHIPS
$15.00 AUD

Maritime Books. Liskeard, Cornwall. 1986. 1st Ed. X, 11-208 PP with 1 bw crest, 115 bw photos of warships and 187 crests in colour. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 30.2 x 21.5. 0907771262

Badges covering H.M. Ships in commission, or being built, in 1986.

20103
CAMERON, Ian
LOST PARADISE - The Exploration of the Pacific
$10.00 AUD

Salem House. Topsfield, Mass. 1986. 1st American edition. 248 PP with b/w & 33 colour illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 26.8 x 19.5. 0881622753

Description of physical creation of the Pacific. How the islands were settled: the epic voyages of the Spanish, Dutch, French, British, English, Russian & American explorers.

45913
CARR, Frank G. G.
THE EPIC VOYAGE OF SIR FRANCIS CHICHESTER IN GIPSY MOTH IV
$10.00 AUD

Pitkin Pictorial. London. 1967 1st Ed., in "The Pride of Britain" books. 24 PP with 1 cut away, 2 sketches, 3 plans, 1 chart & 2 maps, and 35 b/w photos. Inside front cover: Departure and return of Gipsy Moth IV, Plymouth. Pictorial card cover. Near fine. 22.8 x 17.8.

22731
CARR, Frank G.G.
THE CUTTY SARK AND THE DAYS OF SAIL
$10.00 AUD

Pitkin Pictorials. London. c.1957. 1st edition of 10,000 copies. Foreword by the Earl Stanhope. 25 PP with 36 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft covers. Fine. Small format: 20.7 x 13.7.

18648
CARRISON, Daniel J.
THE NAVY FROM WOOD TO STEEL 1860-1890
$10.00 AUD

Franklin Watts. New York. 1965. 1st Ed. in the Watts Histories of the United States Navy series. (6), 186 PP plus 16 pages with 34 bw illust. Cloth cover, dj. (price clipped). Dust jacket chipped and rubbed. Stamp of previous owner on front endpaper. Very good. 24 x 16.4.

The Civil War and the actions of the Union and Confederacy Navies. Subsequent changes in naval strategy and rise of steel hulls in combat.

18108
CHANT, Christopher
SEA FORCES OF THE WORLD
$5.00 AUD

Brian Trodd. London. 1990. 1st Ed. 241 PP with tables, bw and colour photos in text. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 31 x 24. 1853611581

Submarines, Aircraft Carriers... Frigates, Corvettes... Landing Craft, Missiles.

73737
CHAPELLE, Howard I.
YACHT DESIGNING AND PLANNING For Yachtsmen, Students and Amateurs
$60.00 AUD

Putnam, London. 1937. 1st UK Ed. ix, P.11 to 319 with many figures, line drawings & plans. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Covers with light wear around edges. Light offsetting of endpapers, otherwise a fine copy. Scarce. 24.5 x 16.

Tools and materials, preliminary designs, etc ...

21797
CHESTERTON, D. Ridley
BRITISH COASTAL SHIPS, Tugs and Trawlers
$15.00 AUD

Ian Allan. London. 1972. 1st Ed. 175 PP with b/w photos throughout. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Spine of dust jacket lightly sunnned. Slight ageing of paper on outside edges. Near fine. 19 x 13.

Successor of the ABC's on coastal shipping.

45196
COLES, Adlard & STEWART, A. J.
MERCHANT SHIPS: WORLD BUILT, Vessels of 1000 tons gross and over completed in 1964 - Volume XIII
$20.00 AUD

Adlard Coles & John de Graff. London & New York. 1965. 1st Ed., Volume XIII, 1965. 176 PP with tables & b/w illust. (photos & plans). Fp: Methane Princess. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing. Near fine. Oblong: 14.5 x 22.5.

73488
COLES, Adlard & STEWART, A. J.
MERCHANT SHIPS: WORLD BUILT, Vessels of 1000 tons gross and over completed in 1964 - Volume XIII
$15.00 AUD

Adlard Coles & John de Graff. London & New York. 1965. 1st Ed., Volume XIII, 1965. 176 PP with tables & b/w illust. (photos & plans). Fp: Methane Princess. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket has been laminated and glued to the endpapers. Contents near fine. Oblong: 14.5 x 22.5.

41046
COOTE, Jack (editor)
TOTAL LOSS
$20.00 AUD

Adlard Coles. London. 1985. 1st Ed. XIV, 322 PP with 2 location maps, 6 pictorial illustrations by Trevor Ridley, 6 b/w photos by Lt. Douglas Perkin of the USCG, and 16 charts. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 25.4 x 17.5. 0229116841

A collection of 40 first-hand accounts of yacht losses at sea, with a summary of the lessons to be learned.

16168
CORDINGLY, David
NICHOLAS POCOCK, 1740-1821
$20.00 AUD

Conway Maritime Press / National Maritime Museum. London. 1986. 1st Ed., in Conway's Marine Artists series. 120 PP with 77 b/w plates, plus 8 colour plates on full page. Title spread: The capture of the Resistance and Constance. Hard cover, dj. Light foxing on inside of dust jacket, o/wise fine. 24.5 x 19. 085177377X

Whilst at sea, Nicholas Pocock restricted his artistic activities to pen & ink drawings in his logbooks. He had taught himself to draft and did not take up painting as a profession until he was nearly 40.

64330
COURTNEY, Nicholas
GALE FORCE 10 - The Life and Legacy of Admiral Beaufort 1774-1857
$10.00 AUD

Review. London. 2002. 1st edition. XII, 340 PP with 2 maps and 10 b/w illustrations, plus 8 pages with 3 b/w and 14 colour illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 19.7 x 13. 0747272107

Hydrographer of the Navy for 26 years, who gave the world the Beaufort Scale.

45513
CRAIGHEAD, Frank C. & John J.
HOW TO SURVIVE ON LAND AND SEA
$10.00 AUD

Naval Institute Press. Annapolis. 1984. 4th edition, revised by SMITH, Ray E. and JARVIS, D. Shiras. XXIV, (2), 412, (2) PP with 280 b/w figures, plus 1 large folded plate with 2 maps (recto: map of the world distribution of the principal vegetative regions. Verso: map of world distribution of natural hazards). Limp cover, gilt title on front cover & spine. Fine. 23.5 x 15. 0870212788

Covers orientation and travelling, wild plant food, wild animal food, firemaking... ocean survival.

30717
D'ANCONA, Jacob
THE CITY OF LIGHT
$10.00 AUD

Little, Brown and Co. London. 1997. 1st Ed., translated and edited by David Selbourne. VIII, 392 PP with 69 b/w illust. Eps: Map showing the travels of Jacob d'Ancona 1270-73, between Ancona, Italy and Zaitun, China. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 25.4 x 19.2. 0316639680

Before Marco Polo, a Jewish-Italian merchant embarked on a perilous voyage to the East and the Chinese metropolis of Zaitun or the City of Light.

45785
DALE, Paul W.
SEVENTY NORTH TO FIFTY SOUTH - The Story of Captain Cook's Last Voyage Wherein are Discovered Numerous South Pacific Islands, the Hawaiian Islands, the Coast of North America, and Alaska
$30.00 AUD

Prentice-Hall. New York. 1969. 1st Ed. XII, (2), 370 PP with 2 pages of sketches, 8 charts & maps, and 26 b/w illustrations. Fp: Portrait of Captain James Cook. Eps: Track of Cook's last voyage to the Pacific Ocean. Cloth cover, gilt decoration on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Light foxing on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 24.2 x 17.

20545
DEAYTON, Alistair
STEAM SHIPS OF EUROPE
$10.00 AUD

Conway. London. 1988. 1st Ed. 192 PP with b/w photos plus 16 pages with 35 colour photos. Fp: Blidosund at Svartloga. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Occasional foxing, o/wise fine. 27.5 x 20.5. 0815774784

An illustrated guide to veteran passenger vessels: their routes & areas of operation, profiles of passengers...

41052
DILLON, Patrick
LOST AT SEA - An American Tragedy
$15.00 AUD

The Dial Press. New York. 1998. 1st Ed. (16), 267 PP with 2 plans. Eps: Map with detail of the Bering Sea and the Aleutian Islands. Hard cover, dj. Signed by the author on title page, "Autographed Copy" sticker on front of dust jacket. Foxing spots on outside edges. Fine. 24.2 x 16.2. 0385314213

Sinking of Americus and Altair, two crabbing vessels off Unalaska Island in February 1983. 14 dead. Investigation...

15685
DONNO, Elizabeth Story
AN ELIZABETHAN IN 1582, The Diary of Richard Madox, Fellow of All Souls
$15.00 AUD

The Hakluyt Society. London. 1976. 1st Ed. Publication 147 in the Hakluyt Society second series. XVI, 365 PP with 1 figure in text plus 18 bw plates (charts, drawings...). Fp: A page of Madox's Diary, 24 Sept. 1583. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, gilt device on front cover, dust wrapper. Dust jacket with a few rubs, o/wise near fine. 22.2 x 14.2. 0904180042

Voyage from England to Sierra Leone and Brazil.

45707
DOUGLAS, Gavin
SEAMANSHIP FOR PASSENGERS
$20.00 AUD

John Lehmann. London. 1949. 1st Ed. VIII, 9-176 PP with drawings by P. A. Jobson, plus 8 pages with 3 colour plates (National Ensigns - International Code of Signals - House Flags & funnel markings). Cloth cover, dj. Dust jacket chipped and with repaired tears. Signature of previous owner on front endpaper, foxing spots on outside page edges. Offsetting of endpapers, o/wise very good. 22 x 14.5.

17759
DUMONT D'URVILLE, Contre-Amiral (editor)
VOYAGE AUTOUR DU MONDE (in Two Volumes)
$500.00 AUD

Furne, Jouvet et Cie, Editeurs. Paris. 1868. New edition (corrected and updated). Volume I: (4), XI, 550, (1 index) PP with 1 head piece, plus 1 large folded chart at back, and 22 b/w plates. Fp: portraits of Bougainville, Cook, Lapeyrouse and Dumont d'Urville. Volume II: (4), 542, (1 index) PP with 1 head piece, plus 1 folded chart, and 22 b/w plates. Quarter bound, marbled boards and edges, gilt title on spine. Few pages with signs of ageing and occasional foxing, otherwise a fine set. French text. This is a heavy item and postage will be higher than usual. Please ask for a quote. 27.3 x 18.

A narrative of voyages across the world's oceans and seas as discovered and charted by the explorers - Bougainville, Cook, D'Entrecasteaux, Vancouver, Baudin, Flinders, Hall, Krusenstern, Kings, Kotzebue...

32360
EASTLAKE, Keith
SEA DISASTERS, The Truth behind the Tragedies
$20.00 AUD

Greenwich Editions. London. 1998. 1st Ed. 96 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Half title page: Lakonia on fire. Title spread: Seawise University, formerly Queen Elizabreth, on fire in Hong Kong. Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. 28.7 x 23.6. 0862881498

Collision. Fire. Explosion. Human error. Weather and Mechanical failure.

18600
EVANS, Alun
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY
$15.00 AUD

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

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

19344
EVANS, Alun
A NAVY FOR AUSTRALIA
$15.00 AUD

ABC. Sydney. 1986. 1st Ed. (2), 172 PP with 8 bw illust., plus 16 pages with 30 bw illust. FEP: The Australian Fleet Unit's arrival, 1913. REP: Venetian Carnival in Sydney Harbour 1913. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 23.8 x 15. 0642527342

Story since the early days, when it was claimed that Australia needed its own Navy.

19665
FARRINGTON, Tony
RESCUE IN THE PACIFIC, A True Story of Disaster and Survival in a Force 12 Storm
$20.00 AUD

International Marine & McGraw-Hill. New York. 1996. 1st US Ed. XX, 273 PP with 1 map, 1 barometer graph & 4 weather maps, plus 10 pages with 19 bw photos. Eps: Location map & sequence of events. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 21.5 x 14. 070213674

A rogue storm during the Auckland - Tonga yacht race of June 1994. Foundering of 7 yachts. Rescue efforts by the Royal NZ Air Force, the Royal NZ Navy, the French Navy (Jacques Cartier) and two freighters.

35620
FENTON, Roy & CLARKSON, John
SHIPS IN FOCUS RECORD 11
$15.00 AUD

Ships in Focus Publications. London. 2000. Issue Number 11. 64 PP (129 to 192) with 105 b/w photos. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21. 1901703088

Fleet in Focus: Alexander Shipping Co. Ltd. The potato ship that turned turtle. Canadian wood, U.S. steel. On the Rocks (shipwrecks)...

34050
FENTON, Roy, & CLARKSON, John
SHIPS IN FOCUS RECORD 10
$15.00 AUD

Ships in Focus Publications. London. 1999. Issue Number 10. 64 PP with 3 house flags / funnels and 97 b/w photos. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21. 1901703061

Fleet in Focus: John Holt. The port of Widnes. Boer War transports...

45807
FENTON, Roy, & CLARKSON, John
SHIPS IN FOCUS RECORD 25
$15.00 AUD

Ships in Focus Publications. London. 2003. Issue Number 25. 64 PP with 2 sketch plan and 123 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21. 1901703711

Canadian Pacific's Beavers (part 1), by Stephen Howells. The Iron Ladies (part 3), by John Harrison. Sunderland in Focus 2, by John Lingwood.

46073
FENTON, Roy, & CLARKSON, John
SHIPS IN FOCUS RECORD 26
$15.00 AUD

Ships in Focus Publications. London. 2003. Issue Number 26. 64 PP (65 to 128) with 3 sets of plans and 101 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21. 190170372X

Canadian Pacific's Beavers (part 2), by Stephen Howells. Iron Ladies follow up to parts 1, 2 and 3 (by John Harrison). The Liberty Liners, by Anthony Cooke.

41624
FERGUSSON, Bernard
CAPTAIN JOHN NIVEN
$10.00 AUD

Collins. London. 1972. 1st Ed. 127 PP. Title page: Sketch-map of New Zealand. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Occasional foxing, light musty smell, o/wise a good copy. 21.5 x 14. 0001921487

Biographical novel. Shipwrecked on Motu Uira, south of the South Island of New Zealand.

64475
FILDES, R.D.
THE SHIPS THAT SERVE AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND, VOLUME ONE: Australian and New Zealand Flag Vessels
$10.00 AUD

Searail Productions. Sydney. 1975. 1st ed. VIII, 200 PP with b/w photos throughout. Fp: The BP Australia Ltd. tanker BP Endeavour. Decorated hard cover (the Australian Trader), dj. Dust jacket has a few chips, o/wise near fine. Includes a tipped in errata and addendum slip. Oblong: 14.5 x 21.5. 0909096015

Ships and shipowners, historic & preserved vessels, Australia & New Zealand naval vessels.

31066
FILLOUX, Jean
THE CROSSING OF THE COPULA
$15.00 AUD

Dodd, Mead & Co. New York. 1954. 1st US edition translated from the French original. VII, 216 PP with 2 pages of plans, plus 16 pages with 15 b/w photos. FEP: Map of the crossing Bordeaux to New York via the Canary Islands and the West Indies. REP: track of Copula in the Caribbean Sea. Cloth cover, dj (closed tear). Foxing on outside edges. Near fine. 20.8 x 14.5.

Bordeaux to New York in 13 months on a 47-foot catamaran with a Chinese rig. Voyage started in July 1950 .

21447
LE FLEMING, H.M.
FOREIGN OCEAN TANKERS
$10.00 AUD

Ian Allan. London. 1960. 1st Ed. in the ABC Series. 64 PP with 48 b/w photos. Title page: M.V. Hermes. Pictorial soft covers with some wear, o/wise . Very good. Small format: 15.2 x 10.2.

41001
FLEXNER, James Thomas
THE WORLD OF WINSLOW HOMER 1836-1910
$15.00 AUD

Time Inc. New York. 1974. Reprint of the original (c.1966), in the Time-Life Library of Art series. 190 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. FEP: Fisherman, Lake St. John, Canada. REP: Two men in a canoe. Hard cover, pictorial slipcase. Near fine. 31 x 23.5.

33590
FORBES, Allan & EASTMAN, Ralph M.
OTHER YANKEE SHIP SAILING CARDS - Presenting more reproductions of the colourful cards announcing ship sailings to California and other Pacific ports in the days when the California Gold Rush led to the development of fast sailing clippers and able and courageous men to sail them
$15.00 AUD

State Street Trust Company. Boston, Mass., USA. 1949. 1st Ed. XII, 111 PP with 8 b/w illust. and 38 colour plates. Fp: House flags (in colour) carried by Donald McKay's clippers. Illustrated soft cover. Dedicatory handwritten note: "To Morris L. West and his boys .... from Alan Frazer of Boston - halfway around the world, Feb. 6, 1961". Faint foxing on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 22.8 x 15.2.

21340
FRANCIS, Daniel
A HISTORY OF WORLD WHALING
$15.00 AUD

Viking. Markham, Ontario. 1990. 1st Ed. XVI, 288 PP with 45 b/w illust. Hard cover, dj. Light foxing on outside page edges, o/wise near fine. 24 x 16.5. 067082447X

From the beginnings with the Basque whalers of the Bay of Biscay, to the modern whaling & the IWC moratorium & the arrival of Greenpeace on the whaling scene. Whaling in paradise, in the Arctic, the Antarctic & the Sea of Cortez.

45206
FRANTZ, Douglas & COLLINS, Catherine
DEATH ON THE BLACK SEA - The untold story of the Struma and World War II's holocaust at sea
$10.00 AUD

HarperCollins. Sydney. 2003. 1st Australian edition. XIV, 352 PP with 2 maps, plus 8 pages with 23 b/w illustration. Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 23.3 x 15.3. 0732278244

Sailed from Constanta, Romania on the 12th December 1941... Torpedoed on the 24th February 1942, 1 survivor, around 800 dead.

30230
GIBBS, Jim & WILLIAMSON, Joe
MARITIME MEMORIES OF PUGET SOUND, In Photographs and Text
$15.00 AUD

Schiffer. Atglen, Pa., USA. 1987. 1st Ed. 184 PP with 1 map, 1 chart and hundreds of b/w photos. Fp: Steamer Fortuna on Lake Washington. Title page: Tacoma, city of destiny, 1878. Pictorial soft cover (USCG Icebreaker Polar Star). Fine. 27.7 x 21.6. 0887400442

73695
GORES, Joseph N.
MARINE SALVAGE
$35.00 AUD

David & Charles. London. 1972. 1st UK Ed. XXIV, (2), 525 PP plus 16 pages with 29 b/w photos. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, no dust jacket. Previous owners name and address on FFEP. Some of the pages with photos are rubbed where they have previously been stuck together, however all the photos are still intact except for photos 26 and 27 (the Vasa) where a small part on the page edge has been damaged. Otherwise contents clean and still a very good copy. 22.3 x 14. 071535454X

The history of salvage attempts, divers and the sea, various kinds of salvage operations, equipment used and their developments.

17004
GRAEME-EVANS, Alex & WILSON, Peter
BUILT TO LAST, The story of the Shipwrights of Port Cygnet, Tasmania, and their boats 1863-1997
$20.00 AUD

Tasbook Publishers. Woodbridge, Tasmania. 1996. 2nd edition in December 1996 of the November 1996 original. X, 134 PP with bw illust. (plans, photos) in text. Title page: "Good Intent" on the slips at Martins Point, circa 1893. Inside cover: John Wilson and Sons shipyard late 1903 at Robleys Point. Pictorial soft covers are creased. Stamp of the Maritime Museum of Tasmania on FFEP, otherwise a good copy. 29.8 x 20.8. 0646296167

33569
GREEN, Jeremy (editor)
MARITIME ARCHAEOLOGY - Papers from the First Southern Hemisphere Conference on ...
$15.00 AUD

Ocean's Society of Australia. Melbourne. 1977. 1st Ed. 160 PP with b/w illust. (maps, graphs, photos). Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 21.1 x 15.7. 0868959645

Maritime archaeology in Europe, New Zealand & Australia: legislation, conservation & preservation.

72491
GROVE, Eric
SEA BATTLES IN CLOSE-UP, WORLD WAR 2, Volume 2
$20.00 AUD

Naval Institute Press. Annapolis. 1993. 1st US Ed. 224 PP with battle-plans, maps, technical data, and b/w photos in text. Hard cover, gile title on spine, dust jacket in a mylar sleeve. Library label at bottom of spine of dust jacket and at top of rear cover of dust jacket and a library stamp on top outside page edges. Small name stamp of previous owner at top of FFEP, otherwise contents are near fine. 24 x 17.5. 1557507589

Narvik, Crete, Java Sea, Sirte, Philippine Sea & Leyte Gulf... attack on the Tirpitz.

45878
H.M.S.O.
A SEAMAN'S POCKETBOOK, B.R. 827 (52)
$10.00 AUD

H.M.S.O. London. 1952. 1st Ed. VII, 136 PP with 73 figures, plus 5 colour plates. Fp: Advertisement for Player's Navy Cut. Eps: 6 advertisments. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Previous owner's stamp on advert prelim, and signature on verso of title-page, o/wise very good. 18.8 x 12.6.

Sea terms, steering the ship, boatwork... A.B.C.D. (Atomic, Biological and Chemical protection and Damage control).

17856
HAMBLY, Peter
RACE UNDER SAIL
$10.00 AUD

Stanford Maritime. London. 1978. 1st Ed. 144 PP with 124 b/w photos, 2 maps & 1 plan in text. Hard cover, dj. Very good. Oblong: 20.4 x 26.5. 0540071730

The International Sail Training Races of 1976 combined a transatlantic race from Plymouth to Newport, Rhode Island via Tenerife and Bermuda. It coincided with the US Bicentennial celebrations and New York Parade of Sail.

38232
HAWKEY, Arthur
BLACK NIGHT OFF FINISTERRE - The Tragic Tale of an Early British Ironclad
$10.00 AUD

Airlife. London. 1999. 1st Ed. 192 PP with 1 map, 1 drawing and 5 figures, plus 12 pages with 16 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24 x 16. 1840370955

Definitive account of the loss of HMS Captain. Four months after commissioning she lay at the bottom of the Atlantic, off Cape Finisterre, Spain. 18 survivors from a complement of over 500.

20675
HAWS, Duncan
MERCHANT SHIPS IN PROFILE - 4 - The ships of the HAMBURG AMERICA, ADLER and CARR LINES
$15.00 AUD

Patrick Stephens. Cambridge. 1980. 1st Ed. No. 4 in the Merchant Fleets in Profile series. 208 PP with profile drawings to 1:1800 scale. Hard cover, dj. Shelf No. on front endpaper and small stamp on top of title page, o/wise near fine. 24 x 16. 0850593972

46947
HEBERLEY, Heather
LAST OF THE WHALERS. Charlie Heberley's Story
$20.00 AUD

Cape Catley Ltd. Auckland. 2004. Reprint of the 2002 original. VIII, 9-212 PP with 1 map, 1 head piece and 2 pages with facsimile of newspaper clippings, plus 8 pages with 16 colour photos and 16 pages with 34 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 21 x 14.8. 0908561903

Last days of whaling in New Zealand: Tory Channel and Great Barrier Island.

31552
HENDERSON, James
SENT FORTH A DOVE - Discovery of the Duyfken
$35.00 AUD

University of Western Australia Press. Perth. 1999. 1st Ed. XIV, 218 PP with 8 sketch-maps, b/w and colour illust. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 24.8 x 17.4. 1876268247

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

32558
HENDERSON, James
THE FRIGATES - An Account of the lesser warships of the wars from 1793 to 1815
$5.00 AUD

Wordsworth Editions. London. 1998. Paperback reprint of the 1970 original, in the Wordsworth Military Library. 192 PP with 1 plan, 2 tables and 8 maps, plus 16 b/w plates. Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing. Fine. 21.5 x 13.6. 1853266930

Not only the fights, victories, defeats, mutinies, but also the social, political and naval scene.

36066
HENRY, Tom
THE GOOD COMPANY - An Affectionate History of the Union Steamships
$25.00 AUD

Harbour Publishing. Madeira Park, B.C., Canada. 1994. 1st Ed. 152 PP with 1 map on double page and 196 b/w illust. (2 ephemera, 9 paintings and 185 photos). Title spread: "Lady Alexandra". Eps: chart of Malaspina Strait, British Columbia. Hard cover, dj. A little light foxing, o/wise fine. 31 x 23.5. 1550171119

Union Steamships of British Columbia, Canada, between 1889 and 1959.

34737
HILDER, Captain Brett
EXPLORING A HAZARDOUS PASSAGE (extract from Australian Natural History, Vol 19, No.6, 1978)
$10.00 AUD

Australian Museum. Sydney. 1978. Special Issue, April-June 1978. Extract: pages 177 to 181 with 5 b/w illust. Soft cover. Fine. 28 x 21.

Torres Strait exploration in 1606, by the Spaniard Luis Vaez de Torres.

16301
HOLLINGSWORTH, Alan
THE WAY OF A YACHT, An introduction to the comparative anatomy of offshore sailing craft
$5.00 AUD

Douglas, David & Charles. Vancouver. 1974. 1st Canadian edition. 136 PP with tables, figures & 23 b/w plates. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 24.6 x 18.5. 0715363425

Design of deep-sea sailing craft... Explanations on the working of the various rating rules.

19711
HOOD, T.H.
NOTES OF A CRUISE IN H.M.S. FAWN IN THE WESTERN PACIFIC IN THE YEAR 1862
$250.00 AUD

Edmonston & Douglas. Edinburgh. 1863. 1st Ed. XII, 268 PP with 4 illust in text plus 16 full page plates, and 1 folded chart. Fp: House at Faleasau. Rebound in brown cloth. Title page trimmed and pasted down on new support, renewed endpapers, corners slightly bumped. Still a good clean copy. Scarce. 23.8 x 15.5.

Cruise from Auckland to Niue, Samoa, Uvea (Wallis Island), Horne Island (Futuna), Kunaie, or the Isle of Pines, Port de France (Nouméa), Norfolk Island and Sydney.

42339
HOOPES, Donelson, F.
WINSLOW HOMER WATERCOLORS
$25.00 AUD

Watson-Guptill Publications / Brooklyn Museum & Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York. 1976. 1st paperback edition (5th printing of the 1969 original. 88 PP with 32 six color full-page reproductions. Pictorial soft cover. Lower corner of back cover clipped (1.5 x 2.5 cms). Faint foxing on outside edges, o/wise very good. 27.5 x 26. 0823023265

45402
HUMBLE, Richard
AIRCRAFT CARRIERS - The Illustrated History
$10.00 AUD

Chartwell. New York. 1982. 1st US Ed. 192 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (photos and artworks). Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Very good. 28.5 x 22.5. 0890095035

45970
IRELAND, Bernard
JANE'S NAVAL AIRPOWER
$20.00 AUD

HarperCollins Publishers. London. 2003. 1st Ed. 224 PP with tables, b/w and colour illustrations (maps & plans, line drawings, photos...). Title spread: Cannon-armed Seafire III on carrier Indomitable. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 29 x 22.8. 0007111525

32011
JOHNSON, Donald S.
PHANTOM ISLANDS OF THE ATLANTIC - The Legends of Seven Lands That Never Were
$10.00 AUD

Souvenir Press. London. 1997. 1st UK printing of the 1996 revised edition. XVII, (3), 220 PP with few marginal illustrations and 35 figures. Eps: Chart of the Atlantic Ocean, Ferrando Bertelli, 1565. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 21 x 15.5. 0285633953

30099
JONES, Cmdr. Sue & GILLETT, Ross
NAVY NEWS - 40th ANNIVERSARY
$10.00 AUD

Topmill. Sydney. 1998. 1st Ed. 136 PP with b/w and colour photos. Pict. card cover. Fine. 29.3 x 20.5.

Chronicling the Navy News, to mark the 40th anniversary of the publication Royal Australian Navy News, since Volume No. 1, July 18, 1958.

19756
KING, Hilary
THE MARINE CHRONOMETERS OF THE BAUDIN EXPEDITION TO AUSTRALIA, 1800-1804
$20.00 AUD

Antiquarian Horology. London. 1997. Reprint of an article published in the winter 1997 issue of Antiquarian Horology. P. 508 to 521 with 7 figures. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 24.7 x 17.8.

20207
KNIGHT, Edward F.
THE CRUISE OF THE FALCON (in Two Volumes)
$50.00 AUD

Arno Press. New York. 1967. 1st Ed. in the Abercombie & Fitch Library Series. Reprint of the 1884 original. Vol. I: (6), VIII, 301 PP with 4 illust. in text plus 5 plates (1 folded map). Fp: Entrance to the Bay of Rio. Vol.II: (4), VIII, 304 PP with 1 illust. in text plus 7 plates (1 folded map). Fp: View near Olinda; beaching a catamaran. Marbled hard cover, cloth spine with gilt title on black vignette, dj. Near fine. 19.7 x 13.5.

A voyage to South America in a 30 ton yacht. Falmouth, Madeira, Cape Verde Islands, Brazil, Uruguay, Plate River and return to Bristol.

18524
KNOX-JOHNSTON, Robin
CAPE HORN, A Maritime History
$20.00 AUD

Hodder & Stoughton. London. 1995. 1st Ed. 240 PP with 2 maps in text. Hard cover, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 24 x 15.6. 0340415274

Cape Horn: the most feared of all the world's capes. The age of discovery (Magellan, Schooten & Lemaitre from the City of Horn,...), age of exploration with scientists like Darwin, ... the windjammers... up to the age of the racing yachts.

45460
KNÖBL, Kuno
TAI KI, To the Point of No Return
$10.00 AUD

W. Allen. London. 1976. 1st English edition of the 1975 German original. (10), 276 PP with 1 map, 3 plans of the junk Tai Ki and 18 figures in text, plus 84 pages with 2 b/w illust. & 120 colour photos. Eps: Map of North Pacific Ocean with the route of Tai Ki. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket with repaired tear on spine. Very good. 24.5 x 17.2. 049101547X

A voyage by junk and a failed attempt to prove the connection between the civilisation of South East Asia and Central America (attempt which began after studying knot codes found in a museum in Hue).

64118
LEEK, Michael E.
THE ART OF NAUTICAL ILLUSTRATION, A Visual Tribute to the Achievements of the Classic Marine Illustrators
$20.00 AUD

Quantum Books. London. 2005. Reprint of the 1991 original. 192 PP with 6 b/w & 115 colour illustrations. Fp: A Pleasant Breeze. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Lower spine is a little damaged with a small split and dust jacket is similarly damaged at bottom of spine. An otherwise near fine copy. 33.5 x 24.4. 1845730941

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

20778
LENTON, H.T. & COLLEDGE, J.J.
WARSHIPS OF WORLD WAR II, Part 5: Auxiliary Support Vessels
$10.00 AUD

Ian Allan. London. 1963. 1st Ed. 72 PP with 1 page of advert., tables and 52 b/w photos. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 18.5 x 12.5.

Miscellaneous vessels engaged in harbour, towing and salvage vessels duties

22580
LESUEUR, Charles-Alexandre
LES VELINS DE CHARLES-ALEXANDRE LESUEUR (Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle du Havre)
$35.00 AUD

Muséum du Havre / Municipalité de Sainte-Adresse. Le Havre. 1996. 1st Ed. Foreword by Dr. Pierre Baubion. No pagination, 92 PP with 2 b/w illust., 4 maps & 40 colour plates (37 on full page) on superior glossy paper. Pictorial card cover. Fine. Text in French. Oblong: 21 x 29.7.

Catalogue of an exhibition commemorating the 150th anniversary of the death of this French naturalist. Charles-Alexandre Lesueur was one of the scientists attached to the Baudin expedition of discovery to Australia and renowned for his drawings and watercolours of natural life in Australia, Indonesia, Mauritius and South Africa.

41521
LOCKHART, J. G.
PERIL OF THE SEA - A Book of Shipwrecks and Escapes
$15.00 AUD

Philip Allan. London. 1928. Reprint of the 1924 original, No. 3 in the Nautilus Library series. 254 PP. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj (lightly soiled). Foxing spots on outside edges, name and stamp of previous owners on front endpaper, o/wise near fine. 17.4 x 11.5.

From the foundering of the Blanche Nef in 1120, carrying William the Etheling, the only legitimate son of King Henry I, to the Wreck of the Birkenhead in 1852 off South Africa, and the Titanic in April 1912.

19650
LONEY, J. K.
VICTORIAN SHIPWRECKS, All Wrecks in Victorian Waters and Bass Strait, Including King Island and the Kent Group
$10.00 AUD

The Hawthorn Press. Melbourne. 1971. 1st Ed. 10, (III), 177 PP, plus 8 pages with 16 b/w illust. FEP: Key to locations on the Victorian Coast & Inland Waters. REP: 4 location maps (mahogany ship, obsolete vessels..). Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket with a few chips and in a protective sleeve, otherwise near fine. 24.8 x 15.8. 725600454

17582
LONEY, Jack
AUSTRALIA'S SHIPWRECK COAST AND OTHER STORIES
$15.00 AUD

Author. Geelong. 1986. 1st Ed. 103 PP with 4 maps & 117 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21.5 x 18.6. 0909244294

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

18838
LONEY, Jack
VICTIMS OF THE CORSAIR ROCK
$10.00 AUD

Author. Geelong. ND 1975?. 1st Ed. 12 PP plus 8 pages with 9 b/w photos. Pict. card cover. Fine. 21 x 13.5. 0909244197

Wrecks on the Rock, off Point Nepean.

21372
LONEY, Jack
SEA ADVENTURES AND WRECKS ON THE N.S.W. SOUTH COAST
$10.00 AUD

Author. Portarlington. 1977. 2nd edition. 80 PP plus 24 pages with 1 map & 44 b/w illust. Pict. soft cover. Very good. 20.4 x 14. 0909244081

Ruins of Bittangabee Bay, Ben Boyd and Twofold Bay, mutiny on the whaling ship Junior in 1857... shipwrecks.

45364
LONEY, Jack
LADY BAY WARRNAMBOOL, A Graveyard of Ships
$5.00 AUD

Marine History Publications. Geelong. 1975. Reprint of the 1968 original. 20 PP, plus 8 pages with 1 plan & 7 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 20.8 x 14. 0909244103

Wrecks of Lady Bay near the city of Warrnambool.

46006
LOVE, Don
SHIPWRECKS ON THE EAST GIPPSLAND COAST
$35.00 AUD

Don Love. Meerlieu, Victoria. 2003. 1st Ed. VIII, 180, (1) PP with 4 maps, 22 sketches or plans and 60 b/w illustrations. Eps: Chart Port Phillip to Gabo Island. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 25.2 x 18. 097507010X

43119
MARRIOTT, John
DISASTER AT SEA
$10.00 AUD

Ian Allan. London. 1987. 1st Ed. 176 PP with 30 maps & plans, and 49 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, gilt title on cloth spine, dj (price-clipped and in a protective sleeve). Near fine. 23.5 x 15.7. 0711017379

Lloyds of London. The British Search and Rescue Organisation. Shipwrecks: Victoria and Camperdown, Andrea Doria and Stockholm, Titanic... The 1979 Fastnet Race.

16222
MARTIN, Sheila
SEA WANDERERS TO AUSTRALIA - Five Years of Ocean Life
$15.00 AUD

Macmillan. Melbourne. 1977. 1st Australian edition of the 1977 UK original "Seatramps". 192 PP, plus 8 pages with 16 b/w photos. Eps: Maps with track of voyage of Shebessa, 1970-75. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 22 x 14. 0333229967

Five years roaming the world on the 42ft. ketch Shebessa between 1970 & 1975.

21286
McCARTHY, Mike
EXCAVATION OF THE BARQUE DAY DAWN
$20.00 AUD

W.A. Museum. Perth. 1980. 1st Ed. 58 PP with b/w illustrations. Illustrated card cover. Near fine. 22 x 17. 0724482237

The excavation and identification of the wreck of an ex-American whaling ship in Cockburn Sound.

18320
McGILL, David
THE PIONEERS OF PORT NICHOLSON
$20.00 AUD

Reed. Wellington. 1984. 1st Ed. (2), 194 PP with 100 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. Oblong: 19 x 24.8. 0589015311

From the Maori settlement around Te Whanganui-a-Tara, to the Pakeha pioneers who developed it into the City of Wellington.

39980
MIELCHE, Hakon
AFTER YOU, COLUMBUS
$20.00 AUD

William Hodge. London. 1950. 1st English edition of the Danish original. (8), 273 PP with 480 drawings on fore margin of pages, plus 16 pages with 31 b/w photos. Eps: Map of the voyage of the good ship Santa Maria. Cloth cover, dj (price-clipped and with a few small chips and closed tears). Light foxing on some pages and outside page edges, o/wise a very nice clean copy. 22 x 15.6.

Voyage in 1948 by a Danish schoolmaster, on board the yawl Santa Maria, in the footsteps of Columbus.

43110
MILLER, William H.
THE CRUISE SHIPS
$15.00 AUD

Conway. London. 1988. 1st Ed. 191 PP with b/w photos and 13 pages on specifications of cruise ships. Fp: QE2, Britanis & Bermuda Star at New York berth. Half title page: Keeping fit on the aft decks of the Nordic Prince. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 26 x 20. 0851774296

The rise of the cruise industry which developed when commercial jet travel ousted passenger liners from their traditional routes.

45384
MORAN, Michael
BEYOND THE CORAL SEA - Travels in the old Empires of the South-West Pacific
$20.00 AUD

HarperCollins. London. 2003. 1st Ed. XXII, 410 PP with 4 maps and 25 head pieces, plus 20 pages with 17 colour and 25 b/w illustrations. Title page: Outrigger canoe. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24 x 16. 0002261707

Voyage in the Islands of the Bismarck and Solomon Seas, settled a century ago by Great Britain and Germany.

16147
MOREL-FATIO, L.
ETUDES DE MARINE POSITIVE, Dessinées et Gravées à l'Eau-Forte
$50.00 AUD

Editions de l'Estran. Douarnenez. 1982. 1st Ed. 121 PP with 43 plates. Hard cover, simile leather, gilt device on front board, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. French text. Oblong: 25 x 31.5. 2903707053

Morel-Fatio was a man of the sea. He took part in the French Navy's landing in Algiers in 1830 and the Crimean War. He was a naval architect, a seaman and probably one of the best known French marine artists.

18489
MOTOR BOAT
THE MOTOR BOAT AND YACHTING MANUAL
$20.00 AUD

Temple Press. London. 1960. 16th edition of the 1907 original. VII, (1), 432 PP with 233 fig. (72 b/w photos). FEP: Sectional Drawing of a Thornycroft 42 ft. REP: Donald Campbell's Jet-propelled hydroplane Bluebird. Hard cover, dj (price clipped and with a few small chips). Contents neear fine. 22.2 x 14.5.

Design and construction, practical boat building.... handling yachts and motor boats, cruising equipment...

42637
NASH, Michael
CARGO FOR THE COLONY - The 1797 Wreck of the Merchant Ship Sydney Cove
$25.00 AUD

Navarine Publishing. Canberra. 2001. 2nd edition of the 1996 original. VIII, 199 PP with 4 maps, colour & b/w illustrations. Hard cover, dj. As new. 25 x 17.7.. 095865617

Wrecked in 1797 on a voyage Calcutta to Port Jackson on Preservation Island in the Furneaux Group. First merchant ship wrecked after the establishment of the colony of New South Wales.

21089
NAVEEN, Ron, MONTEATH, Colin, DE ROY, Tui, & JONES, Mark
WILD ICE - Antarctic Journeys
$10.00 AUD

Bay Books. Sydney. 1990. 1st Australian edition. 224 PP with colour illust. throughout. Cloth cover, dj. Fine. 28.6 x 23.4. 1826564213

A photographic study of Antarctica's ecosystems.

45874
NEWHAM COLLINGWOOD, G. L.
A SELECTION FROM THE PUBLIC AND PRIVATE CORRESPONDENCE OF VICE-ADMIRAL LORD COLLINGWOOD: INTERSPERSED WITH MEMOIRS OF HIS LIFE
$100.00 AUD

James Ridgway. London. 1828. 3rd Ed. XVI, 578 PP. Fp: Vice Admiral, Lord Collingwood, by F. Howard. Folded engraved battle plan of Trafalgar between pages 126/127. Pages 197/198 misbound, viz: P.199/200 precedes them. Signature of previous owner at top of title page. Light foxing, mostly on prelims and last pages. Half bound, marbled boards, gilt title on spine. Outside edges of covers and hinges rubbed. Covers have become detached and now in need of rebacking/rebinding. Internal hinges still tight. Overall, a very good copy of a scarce item. 21.5 x 13.8.

Covers the period from 1785 until his death in 1810.

35568
NORDHOFF, Charles
WHALING AND FISHING
$25.00 AUD

Dodd, Mead & Co. New York. 1895. Reprint of the original 1855 edition. X, 11-383 PP with 19 head pieces and 3 b/w illust. Decorated cloth cover, spine soiled and a little frayed at extremities although still tight. Paper ageing/browned. Former owner's neat stamp on FFEP. Internally near fine. 16.2 x 11.

Whaling cruise out of New Bedford to the Azores, Tristan da Cunha, grounds off Madagascar, Mascarenas, Seychelles... Shipwrecked in Algoa Bay...

75707
NORMAN, Leslie
HAUNTS OF THE BLUE WHALE
$30.00 AUD

O.B.M. Publishing. Hobart. 1978. 1st Ed. XVI, 156 PP with 12 tables, plus 12 pages with 20 b/w photos. Fp: A full rigged whaler at sea. Cloth cover, dj. Dust jacket rubbed with a few chips and in a protective sleeve, otherwise contents are near fine. 25 x 17.5. 0959903453

The whaling industry as it applied to the old port of Hobart Town: whaling on the seven seas as well as whaling fleets taking shelter, refitting & victualling.

12080
PARKINSON, C. Northcote
BRITANNIA RULES - The Classic Age of Naval History 1793-1815
$10.00 AUD

Weidenfeld & Nicolson. London. 1977. 1st Ed. (8), 199 PP with 7 battle plans on full page, plus 16 pages with 33 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Occasional foxing, o/wise fine. 24 x 16. 0297772872

The importance of the events of 1805-1816. There was no inherent superiority of the British over the French as the French Navy, crippled by the Revolution, began to recover about 1810.

42911
PESTALOZZI, Anton
AUF DEN SPUREN VON GENERAL JOHANN RUDOLF WERDMÜLLER IN DER ÄGÄIS 1664-1667
$35.00 AUD

Kommissionverlag Berichthaus. Zurich. 1973. 1st Ed. 192 PP with 12 colour and 118 b/w illustrations. Cloth cover, device on front cover, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges, endpapers, and on first and last leaves. Near fine. German text. 24.5 x 24.5. 38557200710

Voyages to Venice, the Dardanelles and the islands of the Aegean Sea.

30446
PLOWMAN, Peter
PASSENGER SHIPS OF AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND - Volume I (1876-1912)
$20.00 AUD

Doubleday. Sydney. 1981. 1st Ed. 224 PP profusely illustrated with b/w photos. Eps: Funnels, house flags & hull colours of these passenger ships. Hard cover, dj. Spine of dj a little faded. Near 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.

34294
POCOCK, Tom
REMEMBER NELSON - The Life of Captain Sir William Hoste
$10.00 AUD

Readers Union. Newton Abbot. 1978. Reprint of the 1977 original published by William Collins. 256 PP with 3 battle plans and 5 maps, plus 16 pages with 23 b/w illust. Hard cover, dj. Stamp of previous owner on both front endpapers, o/wise very good. 22 x 13.7.

A second Nelson.

19532
PRESTON, Antony
STRIKE CRAFT
$10.00 AUD

Bison Books. London. 1989. Reprint of the 1st Ed. 64 PP with bw and colour photos. Title spread: PT Boat 333. Half title page: Soviet Osa Type missile boats in line. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 29 x 22.2. 0861240685

18102
PRESTON, Antony (editor)
FIGHTING SHIPS OF THE WORLD, An Illustrated Encyclopedia of Modern Sea Power
$10.00 AUD

Phoebus. London. 1980. 1st Ed. 352 PP with bw and colour illustrations by John Batchelor, and bw & colour photos. Hard cover, dj. Occasional foxing. Very good. Large format: 30.5 x 23. 0702600679

The last 40 years of development and modern shipbuilding. Over 400 classes of warships described. From the Abdiel, a fast minelayer of the Royal Navy to the Zulu, a Soviet attack submarine class.

35346
QUEENSLAND MUSEUM
HUMPBACK WHALES (in Memoirs of the Queensland Museum - Volume 30, Part 2)
$30.00 AUD

Queensland Museum. Brisbane. 1991. July 1991. Edited by P.A. JELL & R.A. PATERSON. P. 239-354 with 14 tables, 10 colour photos and 61 b/w figures (drawings, graphs and b/w photos). Pictorial card cover. Near fine. 24.3 x 18.3.

14 papers presented at the Humpback Whale Conference hosted by the Queensland Museum in September 1990.

46164
RAUSA, Captain Rosario
GOLD WINGS, BLUE SEA. A Naval Aviator's Story
$10.00 AUD

Naval Institute Press. Annapolis. 1980. 1st Ed. X, (4), 200 PP with 2 maps, 4 drawings and 26 b/w photos. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Light speckling on the top and lower edges and a few marks on covers. Very good. 23.5 x 15.8. 0870212192

Tours of duty in the Mediterranean and Vietnam. Desk duty in Washington.

31336
RETTER, Catharine & SINCLAIR, Shirley
LETTERS TO ANN - The Love Story of Matthew Flinders and Ann Chappelle
$10.00 AUD

Angus & Robertson. Sydney. 1999. 1st Ed. IX, 150 PP with 7 b/w illust. Eps: flowers. Hard covers, decorated front cover, dj. Fine. 22 x 14. 0207196966

Married 14th April 1801, 3 months before his departure for New Holland. Surveying the coast of the continent and naming it Australia. 6 years detention at Isle de France (Mauritius). Return to Britain 24th October 1810.

15193
ROWETT, Chris & BAXTER, Selina
WORKING PORT
$10.00 AUD

Fremantle Arts Centre Press. Fremantle. 1997. 1st Ed. 152 PP with 113 colour photos. Fp: Bow of the Panama Pearl. Pictorial stiff cover. Fine. Oblong: 21 x 24. 1863681884

Pictorial tribute to the Port of Fremantle for its 100th birthday. Reminiscences of people who used Fremantle as a port of departure or of entry. Daily life on the port: pilots, customs, wharfies, providores ... navies, and recreational activities.

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

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

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

69505
SCHMITT, Hugh
JON SANDERS, SEXTANT, SEA AND SOLITUDE
$25.00 AUD

St.George Books. Perth. 1988. 1st Ed. X, 205 PP with 22 b/w photos & 2 maps. Gilt-engraved hard cover, dj. Fine. Scarce. 22.2 x 14.8. 0867780371

John Sanders circumnavigated the world three times, without stopping, for 651 days, covering 71,000 nautical miles.

21876
SEDGWICK, Stanley, KINNAIRD, M. & O'DONOGHUE, K.J.
LONDON & OVERSEAS FREIGHTERS PLC 1948-1992
$20.00 AUD

World Ship Society. Kendal, UK. 1992. 1st Ed. 120 PP with 2 colour illustrations (flag and funnel), 2 colour and 132 b/w photos. Fp: Founders of LOF. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21.8 x 14.8. 0905617681

History and fleet list of 75 ships.

16339
SEXTON, Rae
BEFORE THE WIND - Tracing the impact on a small community and shipping company by the shipwreck in 1888 of the Star of Greece
$5.00 AUD

Australasian Maritime Historical Society. Adelaide. 1982. 1st Ed., with a foreword by Ronald Parsons. X, 110 PP with 1 map, 17 b/w photos and drawings. Fp: Construction plans & rigging plans of the Star of Greece. Eps: Sketch showing the total wreck of the Star of Greece. Hard cover, illustrated front cover. Few foxing spots on outside edges. Fine. 21 x 13.8. 0959944834

Wrecked off Willunga, South Australia, on Fiday the 13th of July 1888.

21124
SHACKLETON, E. H.
AURORA AUSTRALIS 1908-1909
$20.00 AUD

Bay Books. Sydney. 1988. Reproduction of one of the original hand bound copies. XXIV, then 184 PP (without pagination) with 11 illustrations on full page (10 b/w and 1 colour) and 11 b/w illustrations in the introduction. Eps: Reproduction of the original which was printed and bound in Antarctica. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24.8 x 18.8. 1862563098

Facsimile of the first book published in the Antarctic during Shackleton's second expedition.

43442
SHACKLETON, Sir Ernest
SOUTH WITH ENDURANCE - Shackleton's Antarctic Expedition 1914-1917 - The Photographs of Frank Hurley
$125.00 AUD

Viking / Penguin Books Australia. Melbourne. 2001. 1st Ed. Foreword by Joanna Wright. 320 PP with 1 map, and a total of 651 b/w and 38 colour photos. Fp: Cruising through loose ice floes of pack-ice in the weddell Sea. Title page: Hurley with his cinematograph apparatus under Endurance bow, 1st September 1915. Eps: Endurance frozen in the heart of the pack, March 1915. Hard cover, dj. Fine. Oblong: 30.5 x 31.5. 9780670912094

30190
SIMMONS, Joe J., III
THOSE VULGAR TUBES: External Sanitary Accommodations aboard European Ships of the Fifteenth through Seventeenth Centuries
$15.00 AUD

Chatham Publishing & Texas A&M University Press. London. 1998. 2nd edition of the 1991 original, No. 1 in the Studies in Nautical Archaeology series. XII, 99 PP with 41 b/w illust. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 22.8 x 15.2. 1861760434

21278
SMITH HARRIS, Charles Edward (editor)
FROM THE DEEP OF THE SEA - The Diary of Charles Edward Smith, Surgeon of the Whale-ship Diana, of Hull
$20.00 AUD

Naval Institute Press. Annapolis. 1977. 1st US edition of the 1922 original. XII, 288 PP with 2 maps and 13 tail pieces, plus 4 pages of sketches. Fp: Map of Baffin Bay and Davis Strait. Hard cover, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 22.3 x 14. 0870219324

Experiences of a surgeon on board a British steam whaler in Davis Strait 1866-67. Edited by his son.

16987
SMITH, Edgar Newbold
AMERICAN NAVAL BROADSIDES, A Collection of Early Naval Prints (1745-1815)
$35.00 AUD

Philadelphia Maritime Museum. New York. 1974. 1st Ed. XIX, 225 PP with 25 bw & 92 colour plates. Fp: Old Ironsides on a Lee Shore. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj (price clipped). Dust jacket with small closed tears. Faint foxing. Very good. 28.5 x 22. 0517517612

The turbulent early naval history of the United States, captured by American, British and European artists. From the British landing at Cape Breton Island to the war of 1812.

40725
SMITH, James Montagu
SEND THE BOY TO SEA - The Memoirs of a Sailor on the Goldfields
$20.00 AUD

Five Mile Press. Melbourne. 2001. 1st Ed. Introduction, notes and epilogue by Peter Cuffley. XIV, 322 PP with 1 b/w illustration and 5 extracts of logbooks, plus 8 pages with 24 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 23 x 15. 1865035661

4 voyages to Australia, and 1 coastal crossing. Ship Lancastrian, in 1851. Transport ship Sir Robert Seppings, in 1852. Passage in the barque Chicora from Melbourne to London in 1854. Clipper ship Red Jacket from Liverpool to Melbourne in 1855. Passage on the paddle-steamer London from Melbourne to Sydney, in 1856. Passage from Sydney to London on the ship La Hogue in 1857.

36519
SMYTH, Dacre
HISTORIC SHIPS OF AUSTRALIA - A Third Book of Paintings, Poetry and Prose
$20.00 AUD

Author. Melbourne. 1982. 1st Ed. Foreword by Admiral Lionel Lockwood. 139 PP comprising 82 col. paintings. Eps: Location map of historic Australian ships. Hard cover, dj. Fine. Dedicatory note on half title page dated May 1983, and signed by author. 20.8 x 22. 0959519831

33658
SOMERVILLE, Vice-Admiral Boyle T.
COMMODORE ANSON'S WORLD VOYAGE INTO THE SOUTH SEAS AND AROUND THE WORLD
$10.00 AUD

Heinemann. London. 1934. Proof copy (without any illustrations). XVIII, 318 PP. Rebacked copy. Library stamps on half title and title page. Some foxing. Good reading/working copy. 22 x 15.

A 4 year expedition where 6 ships & nearly 2000 men set out in 1740 to annoy and distress the Spaniards. Only one ship and 145 men returned but they managed to capture the Manila Galleon.

38138
SPERRY, Armstrong
DANGER TO WINDWARD
$10.00 AUD

The Bodley Head. London. 1961. Reprint of the 1952 original. 241, (3 advert.) PP with 17 b/w illustrations (12 head pieces) by author. Hard cover, device on front cover and spine. Light foxing, renewed endpapers, o/wise very good. 20.5 x 13.6.

Tales on Whaling and the South Seas.

30909
STAMMERS, M. K.
DISCOVERING MARITIME MUSEUMS AND HISTORIC SHIPS
$5.00 AUD

Shire Publications. London. 1978. 1st Ed., No. 228 in the Discovering series. 84 PP with 23 b/w photos. Pictorial card covers with light wear, o/wise contents fine. 17.8 x 11.2. 0852633696

45901
STANNARD, Bruce
THE BLUE-WATER BUSHMEN - The Colourful Story of Australia's Best and Boldest Boatmen
$30.00 AUD

Angus & Robertson. Sydney. 1981. 1st Ed. VIII, 42 PP with 2 photos, plus 134 pages with 130 full-page b/w photos. Illustrated endpapers. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine internally. Oblong: 21 x 28.5. 0207146411

Photos of the open boats (Six-Footers, Canvas Dinghies, Twelve & Fourteen-Footers) and boatmen on Sydney Harbour, from 1880 to 1940.

45713
STEPHENSON, Ralph (editor)
SMALL BOATS AND BIG SEAS - A hundred years of yachting
$20.00 AUD

David McKay. New York. 1978. 1st US edition. 189 PP, plus 8 pages with 16 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. 22.2 x 14. 0679513523

Anthology. Fitting Out-and Setting Out, by E.F. Knight. A Risky Passage, by Claude Worth. Square Rig in the Forties, by Alan Villiers... Double Shipwreck, by Bernard Moitessier...

15748
STEVEN, Margaret
FIRST IMPRESSIONS, The British Discovery of Australia
$10.00 AUD

British Museum. London. 1988. 1st Ed. 96 PP with b/w & colour illust. Hard cover, dj. Light foxing on endpapers, o/wise near fine. 22 x 22. 0565010662

Catalogue of an exhibition which travelled Australia at the time of its bicentennial. European exploration of the Pacific, the voyage of the Endeavour, ...

20479
STEVENS, Errol Wayne (editor)
INCIDENTS OF A VOYAGE TO CALIFORNIA 1849 - A diary of a travel aboard the bark Hersilia, and in Sacramento, 1850
$15.00 AUD

The Western History Association. Los Angeles, Ca. USA. 1987. 1st Ed., with a foreword by Martin Ridge. 44, (2), PP with 1 b/w illust & 2 facsimiles of documents. Fp: Page one of the Hersilia diary. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover. Fine. 23.5 x 15.5.

Sailed from Providence, Rhodes Island, on 8th January 1849, left New York on 22nd January, calls at Santa Catarina off the coast of Brazil and Valparaiso in Chile, arrived San Francisco 9th August 1849.

15289
TAFFRAIL (Cdr. Taprell Dorling)
SEA ESCAPES AND ADVENTURES
$10.00 AUD

Philip Allan. London. 1927. 1st Ed. 286 PP with 1 diagram & 5 maps, plus 11 b/w plates (lacks 4 of the 15 called for). Covers rather worn and with small tears on spine. Renewed endpapers. Page 223 repaired o/wise a good copy. 21.8 x 14.

Escape of the Calliope at the height of a cyclone, from Apia Harbour in 1889. Escape of the Terra Nova in 1910...

14584
TALBOT-BOOTH, E. C. (editor)
ALL THE WORLD'S FIGHTING FLEETS
$50.00 AUD

Sampson, Low, Marston. London. No date, c.1937. 1st Ed. XVIII, 694 PP (last 6 blank for notes) with b/w line drawings (profiles, sketches,...) and 208 b/w photos, plus 4 large folded plates & 15 colour plates (badges, flags, pennants, naval ensigns,...). Eps: World Map The Life Blood of an Empire. Navy cloth cover (rubbed), gilt title on spine which has a tear along the back hinge, 2 of the folded plates with closed tears, o/wise a very good clean copy. Scarce. Small oblong: 10.7 x 14.

History and development of fighting ships, types of warships, .. ships' badges, weapons,... England expects... then from P.272, survey of the navies of the world.

18064
TEMPLE, Lieut.-Colonel Sir Richard Carnac
NEW LIGHT ON THE MYSTERIOUS TRAGEDY OF THE WORCESTER 1704-1705, An Episode in the Long Struggle between England and Scotland for Union as Great Britain 1603-1707
$20.00 AUD

Ernest Benn. London. 1930. 1st Ed. 491 PP with 2 figures in text, plus 3 maps & 8 b/w plates. Fp: The Custom House of 1714, showing a merchant frigate of the description of the Worcester. Cloth cover. Covers slightly worn, spine sunned. Light foxing, mostly on prelims and last pages, o/wise a very good copy. Ingleton bookplate & Ingleton Catalogue No.12077. 24.2 x 15.5.

The seizure at Leith of the Worcester, on her return from a successful voyage to India. Hanging of her Captain in April 1705, and the ensuing controversy.

30105
TERRAINE, John
TRAFALGAR, Eye-witness accounts compiled by John Westwood
$5.00 AUD

Wordsworth Editions. London. 1998. Paperback edition of the 1976 original, in the Wordsworth Military Library series. 205 PP, (3 Index), (1 source) with many b/w illust. (plans, maps, paintings, ..), plus 1 map of West Indies and Mediterranean Sea, and 1 battle plan showing the position of the combined forces of France and Spain. Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing. Fine. 24.5 x 19. 1853266868

England's war at sea against Napoleon, culminating with his defeat at Trafalgar.

46102
THOMSON, Warwick
AN INNOCENT ABOARD
$20.00 AUD

Heritage Press. Auckland. 2003. 1st Ed. 142, (1) PP with 1 map and 17 b/w photos. Fp: Map with route of S.S. Waimana in 1950. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21 x 14.8. 09008708602

First experiences at sea during a 2 and a half month voyage on the S.S. Waimana of Shaw Savill Line Crossing in 1950: Auckland, Sydney, South Africa, Glasgow.

22793
VEGO, Milan
SOVIET NAVY TODAY
$5.00 AUD

Arms and Armour Press. London. 1986. 1st Ed., No. 6 in the Warships Illustrated series. 68 PP with 8 colour and 112 bw photos. Title spread: A Kresta I Class guided missile cruiser. Pict. soft cover (Aircraft Carrier Minsk). Very good. 24.6 x 18.6. 0853687633

30391
VILLIERS, Alan
THE SET OF THE SAILS, The Story of a Cape Horn Seaman
$20.00 AUD

Ibex / Heritage Book Group. Melbourne. 1997. Reprint of the 1949 original. 247 PP with 1 map, plus 12 pages with 17 b/w photos by the author. FEP: The voyages of the Grace Harwar, the Parma, the Joseph Conrad, and the Arab Dhows. REP: The voyages of the Rothesay Bay, the Bellands, the Lawhill and the Herzogin Cecilie. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing on top outside edge. Near fine. 22.2 x 14. 1875689036

The autobiography of a Cape Horn seaman in the last days of sail.

40966
VILLIERS, Alan
PILOT PETE
$10.00 AUD

Angus & Robertson. Sydney. 1963. Reprint of the 1953 original. 64 PP with 61 illustrations by H. T. Cauldwell. Eps. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Note written on half title page. A few foxing sports, o/wise a very good clean copy. Scarce. 22.2 x 14.5.

Novel set in a rocky island far away in the South Pacific.

14399
WALKER, Peter Benson (editor)
THE LOG OF THE CIRCUMNAVIGATION OF VAN DIEMEN'S LAND BY CAPTAIN JAMES KELLY 1814-1815 and Other Accounts of Early Exploration of the West and North West Coast of Tasmania taken from Tasmanian Parliamentary Papers
$30.00 AUD

Caudell, A.B., Government Printer. Hobart. 1986. 1st edition limited to 2100 copies. Preface by Robin Gray, Premier of Tasmania. X, 58 PP with b/w illustrations, plus 1 large folded map (in colour) of North-West quarter of Van Diemen's Land. Stiff covers, pictorial front. Three newspaper clippings loosely inserted. Near fine. 26 x 18.7. 0724622802

Published for "Tasmania Day", 24th November, 1986.

20484
WARNER, Oliver
A PORTRAIT OF LORD NELSON
$5.00 AUD

Reprint Society. London. 1959. Reprint of the 1958 original. XX, 331 PP with 2 battle plans and 4 facsimile of letters & signatures plus 4 pages with 8 bw illust. FEP: Plan of Attack of the Battle of the Nile. REP: A plan of the Battle of Copenhagen. Hard cover, dj (rubbed). Foxing, o/wise very good. 19 x 12.6.

16776
WATTS, Anthony J.
FAST ATTACK CRAFT
$5.00 AUD

Arms and Armour. London. 1992. 1st Ed. 72 pages with 3 pages of plans, 75 b/w photos and 16 colour photos. Pict. card cover. Fine. Oblong: 18.8 x 24.4. 185409081X

Modern developments of these successors to the MTB, PT Boats, E Boats of WWII.

21365
WELLINGS, H. P.
BENJAMIN BOYD IN AUSTRALIA (1842-1849)
$10.00 AUD

Privately published. Eden. No date, c. 1930. 7th Edition. 48 PP with 11 b/w illust. Stapled card covers browned and repaired, contents very good. 21.5 x 14.

Shipping Magnate: Merchant: Banker: Pastoralist and Station Owner: Member of the Legislative Council: Town Planner: Whaler.

45897
WEXHAM, Brian
SHIPWRECKS OF THE WESTERN CAPE
$20.00 AUD

Howard Timmins. Cape, South Africa. c. 1985. 1st Ed. 124 PP with 1 map on double page, 1 chart, b/w and colour photos. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 28.5 x 24. 0869782517

HMS Sceptre, 1799. Birkenhead, 1852...

42908
WILLIAMS, Glyn
VOYAGES OF DELUSION - The Northwest Passage in the Age of Reason
$10.00 AUD

HarperCollins. London. 2002. 1st Ed. XX, 467 PP with 8 maps and 51 b/w illustrations. Fp: Captain James Cook. Eps: Chart of Hudson Bay, by c. Middleton, 1743. Hard cover, dj. Foxing on outside edges. Near fine. 22.2 x 14. 9780002571814

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

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

Pearling industry on the Northwest coast of Australia.

16338
WOODLEY, Arthur E.
WESTERN PORT WRECKS AND MARITIME MISHAPS
$20.00 AUD

Loch Haven Books. Melbourne. 1992. 1st Ed. XV, 101 PP with b/w illust. (photos & maps), 5 pages Glossary. Pictorial card cover. Near fine. 25 x 17.5. 1875308083

An account of the maritime mishaps, fishing reminiscences, seafaring anecdotes and the tragedies in and off Western Port.

21007
WORTH, Jack
BRITISH WARSHIPS SINCE 1945, Part 4: Minesweepers
$10.00 AUD

Maritime Books. Liskeard, Cornwall, UK. c. 1984. 1st Ed. 160 PP with tables, and 121 b/w photos. Title page: Minesweeper M 295. Pict. card cover. Fine. 21 x 14.8. 0907771122