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15852
ANDREWS, Graeme
A LOG OF GREAT AUSTRALIAN SHIPS
$10.00 AUD

Reed. Sydney. 1980. 1st Ed. 160 PP with b/w illustrations. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Near fine. Oblong: 18.5 x 26. 0589502026

150 famous ships which played a vital role in the development of Australia.

20543
BADGER, Geoffrey
THE EXPLORERS OF THE PACIFIC
$10.00 AUD

Kangaroo Press. Sydney. 1988. 1st Ed. 248 PP with b/w illustrations, plus 12 pages with 18 colour illustrations. Fp: Map of the Pacific. Eps: Mappe Monde. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24.5 x 18.5. 0864172117

The story of hazard and adventure as the explorers found their way around the Pacific Ocean.

62286
BEAGLEHOLE, J. C.
THE DISCOVERY OF NEW ZEALAND
$35.00 AUD

Oxford University Press. London. 1961. 2nd edition of the 1939 original. XII, 102 PP, plus 7 b/w plates, & 1 folded chart at back. Fp: Portrait of James Cook. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (protected). Signature of previous owner on front endpaper. Faint foxing, o/wise near fine. 22.3 x 14.5.

The successive stages of the discovery of New Zealand.

22136
BERRY, P. F., BRADSHAW, S. D. & WILSON, B. R. (editors)
RESEARCH IN SHARK BAY, Report of the France-Australe Bicentenary Expedition Committee
$25.00 AUD

Western Australian Museum. Perth. 1990. 1st Ed. VIII, 326 PP with b/w fig. & tables. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 22.5 x 17. 0730939197

The joint French/W.A. scientific expedition made to Shark Bay in July 1988. This team revisited the areas where early French navigators had landed and collected natural history specimens.

17443
BLASHFORD-SNELL, J. & TWEEDY, A.
OPERATION RALEIGH, Adventure Challenge
$10.00 AUD

Collins. Sydney. 1989. 1st Ed. 196 PP with 1 map, plus 32 pages with 31 b/w & 29 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 24 x 17. 0732224314

The astonishing enterprise which took adventurers from Chile to the Pacific islands, New Zealand, Tasmania to Pakistan.

22187
BREMER, Stuart
AUSTRALIA'S GOLDEN ERA OF SHIPS
$10.00 AUD

Bullion Books. Sydney. 1989. Originally published in 1984 by Dreamweaver Books as Home and Back. 223 PP with b/w illust. Fp: P & O poster. Eps: Passenger ships at a pier. Hard cover, dj (Oriana passing Sydney Opera House). Fine. 29.5 x 22.5. 0730205975

The main shipping companies involved in trade to Australia and along its coastline.

21244
CHATTERTON, E. Keble
WHALERS AND WHALING
$10.00 AUD

Philip Allan. London. 1930. 2nd edition of the 1925 original. No. 16 in the Nautilus Library series. 252 PP, 4 adv. Cloth cover, gilt device (nautilus) on front cover, gilt title on spine. Foxing on outside edges, o/wise very good. Small format: 17.5 x 11.5.

The story of whaling which commenced in European waters, expanded and led to exploration to reach the Antarctic whaling grounds.

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

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

19549
CRABTREE, Reginald
ROYAL YACHTS OF EUROPE, From the Seventeenth to Twentieth Century
$15.00 AUD

David & Charles. London. 1975. 1st Ed. 96 PP with 52 b/w illust. (photos, engravings). Hard cover, dj. Light foxing, o/wise near fine. 24.5 x 19. 0715367544

10972
DAVIDSON, George
THE TRACKS AND LANDFALLS OF BERING AND CHIRIKOF ON THE NORTHWEST COAST OF AMERICA
$30.00 AUD

Ye Galleon. Fairfield, Wash., USA. 1994. Reprint of the 1901 original. (6), 44, (7 pages bibliography), 1 colophon PP, plus 1 large folded map (50 x 105cm). Hard cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Foxing spots on endpapers and outside edges. Near fine. 26 x 18.5. 0877705275

June to October 1841, sailing on the St. Peter & St. Paul along the coasts of Alaska, during the first Russian Arctic Expedition led by Vitius Bering.

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

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

16058
DUCKWORTH, C. L. D. & LANGMUIR, G. E.
RAILWAY AND OTHER STEAMERS
$20.00 AUD

T. Stephenson & Sons. London. 1968. 2nd edition of the 1948 original. XII, 432 PP, plus 102 b/w photos of ships together with fleet lists & index. Fp: P.S. Freshwater. Hard cover with a small bump on bottom corner, dj. Bookplate of previous owner on inside front cover, o/wise near fine. 22.2 x 14.5.

Includes the London Midland Region, Scottish Region, Irish Railway Companies, Continental Companies... Most comprehensive.

14538
DYE, Frank & Margaret
OCEAN-CROSSING WAYFARER, To Iceland and Norway in an open boat
$30.00 AUD

David & Charles. London. 1977. 1st Ed. Foreword by Ian Proctor. 144 PP with 2 plans, 3 maps, 12 sketches é 17 b/w photos. Title spread: "Wanderer at the uninhabited island of Pabbay, outer Hebrides. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Fine. 22.2 x 14.3. 0715373714

On board the "Wayfarer", a 16 ft. long open boat.

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

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

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

18857
EDMONDS, Dr. Carl
DANGEROUS MARINE ANIMALS OF THE INDO-PACIFIC REGION
$10.00 AUD

Wedneil Publications. Melbourne. c. 1975. 1st Ed. VI, 235 PP with colour photos & location maps for each species. Title-page: Surgeonfish. Pictorial boards, dj. Dust jacket has a few marks or creases. Light foxing, o/wise near fine. 22 x 16. 0909853487

Marine animals which bite, sting and are poisonous to eat (toxic). First aid and medical treatment.

10222
EISLER, William & SMITH, Bernard (editors)
TERRA AUSTRALIS - The Furthest Shore
$30.00 AUD

Art Gallery of NSW. Sydney. 1988. 1st Ed. 239 PP with b/w or colour drawings, paintings & charts. Fp (in colour): Portrait of Joseph Banks. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 31 x 22. 0642134642

Catalogue of an exhibition held for the Bicentennial celebrations of Australia. Visions of Terra Australis in the Middle Ages and Renaissance by Helen Wallis. Crossing the Equator: The Historical Background to Portuguese Navigational Techniques in the Age of Discovery by Luis de Albuquerque. The Dutch and the Southern Continent 1569-1756 by Ernst van den Boogaart...

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.

14779
FINLAY, Iain & SHEPPARD, Trish
ACROSS THE SOUTH PACIFIC - Island-hopping from Santiago to Sydney
$10.00 AUD

Angus & Robertson. Sydney. 1981. 1st Ed. XXII, 245 PP with 12 maps, plus 16 pages with 41 colour photos. Hard cover, dj. Top corner of half title page clipped, name of previous owner on front endpaper, o/wise near fine. 24.2 x 15.5. 0207148244

Travel from Chile to Sydney with calls at Easter Island, French Polynesia, Cook Islands, Samoa, Tonga, Fiji, New Hebrides & New Caledonia.

18190
FRERE-COOK, Gervis
THE DECORATIVE ARTS OF THE MARINER
$25.00 AUD

Little, Brown & Co. Boston. 1966. 1st American Ed. VII, 296 PP with 506 b/w or col. illust. Fp: 17th century navigational instruments. Cloth cover, gilt decoration on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped and chipped around edges). Faint foxing spots on outside edges. Contents near fine. 31 x 25.

The limitless treasure trove of the sea: ship models, scrimshaws, figureheads, charts, rope work...

64491
FRERE-COOK, Gervis (editor)
THE DECORATIVE ARTS OF THE MARINER
$25.00 AUD

Cassell. London. 1966. . 1st Ed. (VII), 296 PP with 506 b/w or col. illust. Fp: 17th century navigational instruments. Decorative brown cloth cover, gilt title on front & spine, dj (price clipped). Cloth covers faded along the top and bottom edges, dust jacket has a sunned spine. An otherwise fine copy. 31 x 25.

The limitless treasure trove of the sea: ship models, scrimshaws, figureheads, charts, rope work...

16003
GREENHILL, Basil
A QUAYSIDE CAMERA 1845-1917
$10.00 AUD

David & Charles. London. 1975. 1st Ed. 112 PP with 134 b/w photos. Hard cover, nice dust jacket. Ex-library copy with renewed endpapers. Two stamps on the verso of the title page, o/wise a very good clean copy. 24.5 x 18.8. 0715368850

Pictorial discovery of ports & harbours, the men & women involved with the sea and the ships: from sailing boats to seven-masted American schooners.

18305
GUY, Noël
LA MARINE FRANCAISE
$5.00 AUD

Fernand Nathan. Paris. 1937. 1st Ed. 159 PP with 148 b/w photos, plus 4 colour plates. Hard cover, colour illustration pasted down on front cover. Plate facing page 64 is a laser print. Note on front endpaper. Hinges weakened, o/wise a very good copy. French text. 21.5 x 15.5.

History of the French Navy and its mercantile marine.

20224
HAWS, Duncan
SHIPS AND THE SEA - A Chronological Review
$20.00 AUD

Hart Davis, MacGibbon. London. 1976. 1st UK. Ed. 240 PP with b/w and colour illustrations by AB Nordbok. Illustrated endpapers. Illustrated hard cover, dj (lightly rubbed). Otherwise fine. 30 x 27. 0246109181

Splendid story of ships and the sea, from their humble beginnings to their present-day significance.

18310
HECKMAN, Richard D. (editor)
YANKEES UNDER SAIL - A Collection of the Best Sea Stories from Yankee Magazine with Rare Photographs taken during the Age of Sail
$40.00 AUD

Yankee Inc. Dublin. N.H. 1968. 1st Ed. 254 PP with over 250 b/w illustrations (engravings, paintings, maps & rare photographs). Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, dj (price-clipped). Bookplate on front endpaper. Near fine. 31.5 x 23.5.

Forty true stories providing a portrait of the Yankee at sea. Skippers and seamen, vessels, adventure, disaster & mystery, whaling, the Americas' Cup, shipbuilding,...

19794
HOBBS, Edward W.
HOW TO MAKE OLD-TIME SHIP MODELS
$15.00 AUD

Brown, Son & Ferguson. Glasgow. 1934. 2nd edition of the 1929 original. XXII, (2), 208 PP with 175 fig. in text (plans, photos & sketches), plus 4 illustrations in Preface and 2 of the 5 folding plates called for (Full size working drawings for a model of the Ark Royal & Details for a Waterline Model of a Carrack of the period 1450 AD). Fp: The Royal Albert. Cloth cover, title (silver lettering) on front cover and spine. Copy lacking 3 of the plates, o/wise good. 21.4 x 14.5.

15909
HUTCHINGS, David F.
RMS QUEEN MARY - 50 Years of Splendour
$10.00 AUD

Kingfisher. Southampton. 1990 Reprint of the June 1986 original. 56 PP with b/w & colour illust. Inside front cover: "Queen Mary" in her element. Inside back cover: Wonders of the "Queen Mary". Pictorial card cover. Small crease on back cover, o/wise fine. 27 x 21.5. 0946184232

A pictorial record.

18346
KEMBLE, John Haskell
SAN FRANCISCO BAY - A Pictorial Maritime History
$15.00 AUD

Bonanza Books. New York. 1978. Reprint (F) of the 1957 original by Cornell Maritime Press. XV, 194 PP with over 350 b/w illust. (photos, maps, paintings). Fp: Sailing scene at Golden Gate. Eps: Map of San Francisco Bay area. Hard cover, cloth spine (discoloured), dj. Near fine. 28.3 x 21.7. 0517016982

San Francisco Bay, the river ports, carriers of the Bay and rivers...

16572
LABOUTE, P. FEUGA, M. & GRANDPERRIN, R.
NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE, LE PLUS BEAU LAGON DU MONDE
$100.00 AUD

Edition Alizés. Nouméa. 1991. 1st Ed. 272 PP with maps & colour photos. Ep: Gorgones & Crinoïdes. Hard cover, pict. dj. Beautifully presented in a pictorial box containing 16 large colour posters (format 30 x 44cm). Near fine. French text. 29.3 x 21.5. 2950578403

New Caledonia is almost completely surrounded by a barrier reef inside of which is one of the biggest & most beautiful lagoons in the world: fauna, flora & underwater world (coral, fishes, shells...). 7 page glossary and scientific/common names.

11039
LABOUTE, P., FEUGA, M., & GRANDPERRIN, R.
NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE - LE PLUS BEAU LAGON DU MONDE
$55.00 AUD

Editions des Alizes. Nouméa. 1991. 1st Ed. 272 PP with maps & colour photos. Eps: Gorgones & Crinoïdes. Hard cover, dj. Fine. French text. 29.3 x 21.5. 2950578403

New Caledonia is almost completely surrounded by a barrier reef inside of which is one of the biggest & most beautiful lagoons in the world: fauna, flora & underwater world (coral, fishes, shells...). 7 pages glossary and scientific/common names.

15401
LUBBOCK, Basil
THE LAST OF THE WINDJAMMERS - VOLUME II
$50.00 AUD

Brown, Son & Ferguson. Glasgow. 1976. Reprint of 1st Ed. (1929). XV, 448 PP plus 174 pages of illust., 17 pages of plans. Eps: Charts. Fp: Hougomont. Orig. cloth cover, gilt title on spine. A few marks and small bump on front cover, o/wise a fine copy. 24.5 x 18.5. 0851741142

The last boom in sail, the lime-juicers, the carriers of the 90's, the square-riggers of the 20th century, small fry.

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

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

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

15683
MOOREHEAD, Alan
THE FATAL IMPACT - The Invasion of the South Pacific 1767-1840
$10.00 AUD

Hamish Hamilton. Sydney. 1987. New edition created and produced from the 1966 original. Preface by Manning Clark. 252 PP enhanced by 150 b/w and colour illustrations (paintings, drawings & etchings). Hard cover, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise fine. 27 x 19. 0241123461

Tragic story of a great adventure which turned sour, when good intentions led to disaster, corruption & annihilation.

18599
MORTIMER, John
THE ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY, A Pictorial Review
$20.00 AUD

John Mortimer. Canberra. 1987. 1st Ed. 128 PP with b/w & colour photos. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing on outside edges. Near fine. Oblong: 22.2 x 27.3. 0731604903

Pictorial coverage of the 75th anniversary of the RAN.

17941
N/A
SEA BREEZES. The P.S.N.C. Magazine - No. 187, Vol. XIX
$10.00 AUD

Pacific Steam Navigation Co. Liverpool. 1935. No. 187, Vol. XIX, June 1935. IV, 193-224, V-VIII PP with 9 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover (figurehead of Sir Galahad). Very good. 24.2 x 15.5.

More about the Lord Templemore, Superstitions of the Sea, Tragic Voyage of ship Samoena, Sailing Ships' Roll of Honour: J.D. Newton & Co's. Dale Line, Liverpool, The Signal Station, etc..

73523
NESDALE, Iris
ACTION STATIONS! - Tribal Destroyers of the Royal Australian Navy
$65.00 AUD

HMAS Warramunga Veterans' Association, South Australian Branch. Adelaide. 1989. 1st Ed. Foreword by Vice-Admiral M. W. Hudson. X, (2), 206 PP with 3 maps, 9 line drawings and 145 b/w photos, plus 1 folded plan on general arrangement of the HMAS Arunta, at rear of book. Cloth cover, dj. A fine copy. Scarce. 25.3 x 17.5. 0949552011

Origin of this class of destroyer: HMAS Arunta, Warramunga, Bataan. Their WWII operations: Guadalcanal, New Guinea, Leyte Gulf, Lingayen & Suriago.... Post WWII.

15211
NOBLE, Capt. John
PORT PHILLIP: PILOTS AND DEFENCES
$20.00 AUD

Hawthorn Press. Melbourne. 1979. 2nd edition of the 1973 original. (10), 125 PP with 3 b/w illustrations, plus 8 pages with 16 b/w illustrations. FEP: Port Phillip Bay, Southern portion. REP: Northern portion. Loosely inserted a small folded brochure on the procedures to be followed (VHF procedure, Tides at Port Phillip Heads, Pilot Boarding, Requirements for Embarkation of Pilots with diagrams). Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket is rubbed around edges with a few chips, o/wise near fine. 21.5 x 14. 072560235X

Study of Victorian maritime history and the role played by the Port Phillip Sea Pilots.

22609
NOBLE, Captain John
THE GOLDEN AGE OF SAIL OF AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND
$15.00 AUD

Currey O'Neil. Melbourne. 1985. 1st Ed. IX, 118 PP with 98 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket with a small closed tear and in a protective sleeve. Near fine. 25 x 25. 0859021947

Collection of maritime photographs capturing the glorious and romantic days when sailors relied on wind and currents.

21284
O'MAY, Harry
HOBART RIVER CRAFT AND SEALERS OF BASS STRAIT
$20.00 AUD

L.G. Shea, Government Printer. Hobart. c. 1964. 1st Ed. 113 , IV, (2), 32 PP, plus 20 pages with 38 b/w photos, and 1 folded map at rear. Cloth cover, dj. Dust jacket has some shelf wear with chips at top, and is plastic protected. Contents near fine. 21.7 x 14.5.

The craft used by the early settlers to carry goods to and from Hobart. The sealers in Bass Strait.

18229
PASQUELOT, Maurice
LES DOSSIERS SECRETS DE LA MARINE, Londres-Vichy 1940-1944
$10.00 AUD

N.E.L. Paris. 1977. 1st Ed. 298 PP, plus 8 pages with 10 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Spine creased. Faint foxing. French text. Near fine. 22.3 x 14. 2723300226

A history of the French Navy Secret Service during WWII: sinking of the Bismark - An unknown aspect of Captain Cousteau who helped secure the secret Italian code.

17872
PERNOUD, Georges
VOILIERS EN LIBERTE
$20.00 AUD

Edita SA / Conti. Lausanne. 1989. 1st Ed. Collection Thalassa. 144 PP, profusely illustrated with colour photos. Eps. Hard cover, dj. French text. Fine. 30.5 x 26. 2880012538

The meeting of 18 tall ships in the Port of Rouen on the Seine and their race to celebrate the Bicentenary of the French Revolution of 1789.

10407
PHELAN, Joseph
THE WHALE HUNTERS, in Pictures
$10.00 AUD

Time-Life. New York. 1969. 1st Ed., in the Spotlight on History series. 52 PP with 10 b/w and 14 colour illustrations (7 on double page, 6 on full page, 1 on half page). Cloth cover, dj. Near fine. Oblong: 20.5 x 20.8.

General history and pictorial description of whaling in the 1820-1850's by the Yankee whalemen.

11475
PHILLIPS-BIRT, Douglas
REFLECTIONS IN THE SEA
$10.00 AUD

Nautical Publishing Co. London. 1968. 1st Ed. 116 PP, plus 16 b/w plates. Hard cover, dj (chipped). Very good. 22.2 x 14.5. 24559566X

A selection of the author's column published in Yachting Monthly between 1952 & 1967, accompanied by 16 beautiful photos.

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

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

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

14886
RUBY, Robert H. & BROWN, John A.
MYRON EELS AND THE PUGET SOUND INDIANS
$10.00 AUD

Superior Publishing. Seattle. 1976. 1st Ed. 122 PP, 1 map, 4 PP Index with b/w & colour illust. Fp: Portrait Rev. Myron Eels. Hard cover, gilt title on spine & front cover, dj. Very good. 27.2 x 27. 087564337X

A pictorial record of the implements, tools, weapons of the Indians of Puget Sound in Washington State in the late 19th century.

67613
SHARP, Andrew (editor)
DUPERREY'S VISIT TO NEW ZEALAND IN 1824
$20.00 AUD

Alexander Turnbull Library. Wellington. 1971. 1st Ed. 125 PP, plus 1 folded map, 6 b/w plates, and 1 large folded chart at back of book. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket is a rubbed around edges and cloth cover has a little shelf wear on bottom edges, o/wise a fine copy. 25.5 x 15.7.

Accounts & illustrations from Duperrey's visit in La Coquille with details of Maori & European life in New Zealand in 1824.

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

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

18670
VILLIERS, Alan
WALES, LAND OF BARDS [In National Geographic Magazine - Volume 127, No.6]
$10.00 AUD

National Geographic Society. Washington. 1965. June 1965. Contains article between P.727 and 769 with 2 maps & 41 colour photos by Thomas Nebbia. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 25.2 x 17.4.

18679
VILLIERS, Alan
SCOTLAND FROM HER LOVELY LOCHS AND SEAS (in National Geographic Magazine, Volume 119, No. 4, 1961)
$10.00 AUD

National Geographic Society. Washington. 1961. N.G.S. Vol. 119, No.4, April 1961. Contains article between pages 492 and 541 with 2 maps & 48 colour photos by Robert F. Sisson. Very good. 25.4 x 17.4.

Voyage on the Yacht Cristoden through the lochs of Scotland and the outer Hebrides Islands.

18688
VILLIERS, Alan
HOW WE SAILED THE NEW MAYFLOWER TO AMERICA (in National Geographic Magazine, Volume CXII, No. 5, 1957)
$10.00 AUD

National Geographic Society. Washington. 1957. Volume CXII, No. 5, Nov. 1957. Includes article from P.627-672 with 1 map and 2 insets, 10 b/w and 25 colour photos. Soft covers with light wear. Near fine. 25.4 x 17.4.

Why did Mayflower II take the long Southern route? What were the risks she ran? Her skipper reveals the answers.

30925
VILLIERS, Alan
HOW WE SAILED THE NEW MAYFLOWER TO AMERICA [in National Geographic Magazine]
$20.00 AUD

National Geographic Society. Washington. 1957. Volume CXII, No. 5, Nov. 1957. Includes article from P. 627-674 with 35 illustrations (25 in colour), plus the Special Supplement Painting of Mayflower II, by Hervey Garrett Smith. Soft cover, spine lightly rubbed. Scarce copy with the Supplement. Near fine. 25.4 x 17.4.

Why did Mayflower II take the long Southern route? What were the risks she ran? Her skipper reveals the answers.

18671
VILLIERS, Alan & LITTLEHALES, Bates
CHANNEL CRUISE TO GLORIOUS DEVON (in National Geographic Magazine - Volume 124, No.2, 1963)
$10.00 AUD

National Geographic Society. Washington. 1963. Vol. 124, No. 2, August 1963. Pages 208-259 with 2 maps, 1 engraving & 57 photos (55 in colour) by Bates Littlehales. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 25.4 x 17.4.

On the Ketch Tectona.

19622
WEBSTER, E. H. & NORMAN, L.
A HUNDRED YEARS OF YACHTING
$100.00 AUD

J. Walch & Sons. Hobart. 1936. 1st Ed. 256 PP with 1 map & 189 b/w photos, plus 1 large folded plate with 2 panoramic views of Hobart, at rear of book. Hard cover, spine faded. Signature of previous owner on FFEP which has a little old insect damage at bottom corner. Small repair to last page which has been reglued. Otherwise contents are clean and overall, a very good copy of a scarce book. 24.2 x 16.

The first Hobart Town regatta was held on 1st December, 1838.

15799
WILLIAMS, Glyndwr & FROST, Alan
TERRA AUSTRALIS TO AUSTRALIA
$50.00 AUD

OUP. Melbourne. 1988. 1st Ed. XIX, 242 PP with 143 b/w or colour illust. Fp: Matthew Flinder's first recorded use of the term 'Australia' 1804. Eps: Typus Orbis Terrarum. Cloth cover, dj. Dedicatory note signed by Alan Frost on title-page. A fine copy. 26.2 x 19.8. 0195549082

Describes the various stages of discovery and the significance of these for the European imagination. Examines the impact of early colonization on the Aborigines. A most comprehensive account of European discovery of Australia.

21232
WILSON, John
THE CRUISE OF THE GIPSY, The Journal of John Wilson, Surgeon on a Whaling Voyage to the Pacific Ocean 1839-1843
$45.00 AUD

Ye Galleon Press. Fairfield, Wa., USA. 1991. 1st edition with introduction and notes by Dr. Honore Forster. XXXII, 404 PP, plus 24 pages with 8 maps & 16 illustrations. Coloured frontispiece: Scene at Agana, Guam in 1840. Eps: Whaling scene. Hard cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Occasional foxing, o/wise fine. 31 x 23. 0877704880

Detailed and meticulous account of a whaling cruise by a British whaling ship.

37142
WOODWARD, David
THE RUSSIANS AT SEA
$15.00 AUD

William Kimber. London. 1965. 1st Ed. 254 PP with 3 maps. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Foxing on outside edges and some pages, closed tear to the dust jacket. Very good. 24 x 16.5.

The expansion from the Baltic & Black Seas towards the Far East.