20109
AGUTTER, Rodney & MORCK, Bjorn
FEARNLEY & EGER, 1869-1969

London. 1968. World Ship Society. 1st Ed. 58 PP with 16 portraits and 77 b/w photos, and 1 map at centre fold. Inside front cover: MS Fernlake New York. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 21.5 x 14.
History & details of fleet.
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$10

40179
ALEXANDER, John H.
HISTORIC WELLINGTON

Wellington. 1959. A. H. & A. W. Reed. 1st Ed. 48 PP with 46 illustrations by the author. Inside front cover: St Joseph's Providence, Sisters of Mercy Convent, Guilford Terrace. Inside back cover: Chair made from John Plimmer's Noah's Ark. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 22.7 x 16.5.
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$15

45734
AMATEUR YACHT RESEARCH SOCIETY
AMATEUR RESEARCH - AYRS Publication No.12

London. c. 1957. Amateur Yacht Research Society. Edited by John Morwood. 27 PP with 1 b/w photo and 11 figures. Illustrated soft cover (Col C. E. Bowden's radio controlled model). Foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. 22.2 x 14.2.
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$10

45716
AMATEUR YACHT RESEARCH SOCIETY
SAIL EVOLUTION - AYRS Publication No. 3

London. c. 1960. Amateur Yacht Research Society. Edited by John Morwood. 25 PP with 1 b/w photos and 16 figures. Illustrated soft wrappers (Roland Prout's double hulled catamaran). Foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. 22.2 x 14.2.
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$10

46887
AMATEUR YACHT RESEARCH SOCIETY
SAILBOAT TESTING - AYRS Publication No. 32

London. 1960. Amateur Yacht Research Society. Edited by W.R. Mehaffey & John Morwood. 38, (4 adverts.) PP with 23 figures (13 drawings or graphs, and 10 b/w photos). Illustrated soft cover (Cheetah speeding at Sea Cliff Regatta). Faint foxing spots on outside edges. Bookplate of previous owner on front cover. Very good. 22.2 x 14.2.
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$10

45721
AMATEUR YACHT RESEARCH SOCIETY
SAILING FIGURES - AYRS Publication No.56

London. c. 1966. Amateur Yacht Research Society. Edited by John Morwood. 86 PP with 16 b/w photos and 20 figures. Illustrated soft cover (Kurrewa). Foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. 22.2 x 14.2.
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$10

58938
AMATEUR YACHT RESEARCH SOCIETY
SAILING HULL DESIGN - AYRS Publication No.5

London. c. 1960. Amateur Yacht Research Society. Edited by Charles Satterthwaite. 34 PP with b/w figures. Illustrated card cover. Foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. 21.5 x 14.2.
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$10

46886
AMATEUR YACHT RESEARCH SOCIETY
TUNNEL AND TANK - AYRS Publication No.30

London. 1960. Amateur Yacht Research Society. Edited by John Morwood. 49 PP with 13 figures. Illustrated soft cover (The Bruce Tank). Spine repaired. Foxing spots on outside edges. Bookplate of previous owner on front cover. Very good. 22.2 x 14.2.
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$10

66257
AMERICAN LINE
PASSENGER LIST: United States Mail Steamer "ST. LOUIS"

Southampton. 1897. Richardson, Spence & Co./International Navigation Company. Second Cabin Passenger List from Southampton to New York: Saturday, December 25, 1897. Steamer St. Louis, Captain Wm. G. Randle. Folded list. Illustrated outside with list inside. Repaired at central fold. Few foxing spots. Very good. Rare. 14 x 21.7.
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$90

22602
ANDERSON, Capt. Lindsay
AMONG TYPHOONS AND PIRATE CRAFT

Melbourne. 1992. Ibex / Heritage Book Group. Reprint of the 1892 edition . VI, 284 PP with 3 b/w plates. Fp: Gun practice. Hard cover, simile leather, gilt title on front cover and spine. Light foxing, o/wise near fine. Fine. 19.2 x 13.3.
Reminiscence of some months at sea, in the East China Sea, Shanghai, to Japan where the author witnessed in Nagasaki, the opening of Japan to the civilized world.
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$10

30176
ANDREWS, Graeme
FERRIES OF SYDNEY

Sydney. 1969. Trident Publishing. 1st Ed. 56 PP with 55 b/w photos. Pictorial card cover. Covers with a few small creases or marks, o/wise fine. 21.8 x 15.2.
The ferries and the fleets in Sydney and on the Hawkesbury River. Page 50: Aboriginal translations of ferry names.
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$10

57991
ANGELL, Barbara (compiler)
VOYAGE TO PORT PHILLIP 1803

Sorrento, Victoria. 1984. Nepean Historical Society. 1st Ed. 64 PP with 7 b/w illustratiopns. Soft cover, device ("Shire of Flinders") on front. Fine. 21.6 x 14. 0959089705
... on HMS Calcutta.
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$25

18589
ARMSTRONG, Warren
FREEDOM OF THE SEAS

London. 1943. Jarrolds. 1st Ed. 160 PP, plus 32 pages with 31 b/w illust. (4 paintings, 27 photos). Fp: A Greek Caique mine-sweeping in the Mediterranean. Cloth cover (worn). Spine dulled, renewed endpapers, ageing of paper, o/wise very good. 21.6 x 14.
The survival of the free world, thanks to the sacrifice of the Navy to preserve the freedom of the seas.
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$10

36799
ARTHUR, Max
THE TRUE GLORY - The Royal Navy: 1914-1939

London. 1996. Hodder & Stoughton. 1st Ed. XII, 292 PP, plus 16 pages with 29 b/w photos. Eps: Crew of H.M.S. Barham. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24 x 16. 0340623012
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$10

18201
ASAERT, Dr. G., BOSSCHER, Drs. Ph., BRUIJN, Dr. J.R. & van HOBOKEN, Dr. W.J. (editors)
MARITIEME GESCHIEDENIS DER NEDERLANDEN, DEEL 2, Zeventiende Eeuw, van 1585 tot ca 1680

Bussum. 1977. De Boer Maritiem. 1st Ed. Volume 2: 389 PP with 304 b/w and 41 colour illustrations. Hard cover in simile leather, gilt-engraved spine, dj. A little light foxing, o/wise near fine. Dutch text. 30.2 x 21. 9022819477
The maritime history of the Netherlands. Volume 2: The 17th Century, from 1585 to 1680. A massive work.
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$30

64580
A.U.S.N.
AUSTRALASIAN UNITED STEAM NAVIGATION COMPANY LTD. Pocket Guide of Time Tables Fares and General Information - 1923

Brisbane . 1923. AUSN Head Office Queensland. Pocket Guide, 1923. 30 PP with AUSN Chart of Services "Australia" at centrefold, tables ... calendar 1923. Copy lacking the "Schedule of Passenger Fares". Soft cover, staples removed. Near fine. Small format: 12 x 7.8.
Front cover with: Australasian United Steam Navigation Co. Ltd.
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$25

20960
AUSTRALIA DEFENCE FORCE
THE DEFENCE CORPORATE PLAN 1993-97. THE DEFENCE MISSION, To Promote the Security of Australia, and to Protect its People and its Interests

Canberra. 1993. Defence Centre. 1st Ed., with an overview by A.J. Ayers & Admiral A.L. Beaumont. VIII, 80 PP with tables and colour illustrations (graphs and photos). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.7 x 20.8.
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$10

52066
AUSTRALIAN INSTITUTE FOR MARITIME ARCHAEOLOGY (AIMA)
THE BULLETIN OF THE AUSTRALIAN INSTITUTE FOR MARITIME ARCHAEOLOGY - Volume 13, No. 1, 1989

Fremantle. 1989. Australian Institute for Maritime Archaeology. Edited by Leonie FOSTER. 6 PP with 35 figures (drawings and photos). Illustrated soft cover. Fine. 29.6 x 21.
Defence and Victorian Shipwrecks, by Leonie Foster. Aarhus wreck site, off Moreton Island, Qld.
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$20

66343
BAHADUR, Jay
DEADLY WATERS: The Hidden World of Somalia's Pirates

Melbourne. 2011. Scribe Publications. 1st Ed. (12), 300 PP with 1 "Somali Clan" Tree, 5 tables and 5 maps. Pictorial soft cover (light crease). Faint foxing. Near fine. 21 x 13.5. 9781921640636
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$10

31091
BAKER, Captain DeVere
THE RAFT LEHI IV - 69 Days Adrift on the Pacific Ocean

Long Beach, Ca., USA. 1959. Whitehorn. 1st Ed. IX, 357, (17) PP with b/w illustrations throughout. Fp: Diamond Head in Honolulu, Hawaii. Half title page and title page: The raft Lehi IV. FEP: Surf. REP: Track of the Lehi IV on reaching the Hawaiian Archipelago. Cloth cover, gilt decoration on front cover, gilt title on spine. Near fine. 22.2 x 14.5.
On rafts (Lehi I to Lehi IV), the Mormons and the settlement of the Americas, then Hawaii.
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$15

66290
BAKER, Tim
AUSTRALIA'S CENTURY OF SURF: How a big Island at the bottom of the World became the Greatest Surfing Nation on Earth

Sydney. 2013. Ebury Press / Random House Australia. 1st Ed. XXVII, 28-272 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Laminated pictorial boards. New. 28.7 x 22.2. 9781742758282
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$30

14205
BALDERSTON, David
THE WAIHEKE FERRIES OF AUCKLAND

Wellington. 1991. Grantham House. 1st Ed. X, 94 PP with b/w illust. (photos, maps & line draw.). Eps: Ferries' profiles. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 26 x 18.8. 047700010
From the first ferry "Novelty" to the quick catamarans running between Auckland, Waiheke Island & Kawau Island.
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$20

30606
BALLARD, Robert D., McCARTER BRIDGE, Linda & al. (editors)
THE OCEAN REALM

Washington. 1978. National Geographic Society. 1st Ed. 200 PP with over 210 colour illust. Title spread: Cluster of tube sponges in the Caribbean Sea. Eps: Bathymetric charts of the Oceans. Hard cover, device on front cover, dj. Fine. 26 x 18. 0870442511
The shallow shores by H. Robert Morrison. The ocean depths by Robert D. Ballard...
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$10

39239
BASTER, Peter
BASS STRAIT'S SHIPWRECK ISLAND (in Walkabout Magazine, Vol. 30, No. 5)

Melbourne. 1962. Walkabout / Australian National Travel Association. Volume 30, No. 5, May 1962 Contains article P. 32 to 34 with 1 map and 4 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 30 x 24.
Wrecks on King Island.
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$5

67621
BASTOCK, John
AUSTRALIA'S SHIPS OF WAR

Sydney. 1975. Angus & Robertson. 1st limited and numbered edition (No. 645 of 750). XVIII, 414 PP with b/w photos throughout plus a glossary & index. Hard cover, simile leather, device and gilt engraved title on front cover and spine. Signed by the author. Light foxing on top outside page edges. The simile leather part of the spine is detached with a few small parts missing and thus needs rebacking. The contents are in fine condition 28.5 x 22.2. 0207129274
The ships which shaped Australia's naval history. From the naval forces of the Australian colonies to the Royal Australian Navy. This book has become a scarce item.
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$150

51636
BATESON, Charles
THE CONVICT SHIPS 1787-1868

Glasgow. 1959. Brown, Son & Ferguson. 1st Ed. XI, 355 PP, plus 22 pages with 21 b/w plates. Fp: 2 pencil sketches of the first "Surrey". Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Newspaper clipping loosely inserted. Dust jacket a little rubbed around edges, o/wise a fine copy of the first edition. 23 x 17.
The voyages, the administrative system...
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$80

62286
BEAGLEHOLE, J. C.
THE DISCOVERY OF NEW ZEALAND

London. 1961. Oxford University Press. 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.
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$35

41838
BEAGLEHOLE, J. C.
THE LIFE OF CAPTAIN JAMES COOK

London. 1974. Adam & Charles Black. Reprint of the 1974 original by Hakluyt Society. XII, 760 PP with 4 sketch maps, plus 1 folded map, 4 colour plates & 40 pages with 67 b/w illustrations. Fp (in colour): Captain James Cook by Nathaniel Dance. Cloth cover, gilt-title on spine, dj (price clipped). Dust jacket lightly sunned on the spine and with 2 short tears on front hinge. A hint of foxing, o/wise a very good clean copy. 24.2 x 16.5. 713613823
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$60

12466
BEAMISH, Tony
ALDABRA ALONE

London. 1970. Allen & Unwin. 1st Ed. 222 PP with 3 maps, plus 24 pages with 4 b/w and 20 colour photos. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Occasional foxing, o/wise near fine. 24.5 x 16.5. 045910138
The exploration of this atoll, a living natural history museum, and the successful campaign for its conservation.
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$10

48820
BECHERVAISE, John
ANTARCTICA - The Last Horizon

Sydney. 1979. Cassell. Completely revised and expanded edition of the 1961 original The Far South. (6), 138 PP with 110 b/w and 150 colour illustrations (drawings maps, photos). Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 29.2 x 21.8. 0726904740
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$10

66279
BELLOC, Hilaire
THE CRUISE OF THE "NONA"

London. 1955. Constable. New edition of the 1925 original. Introduction by Lord Stanley of Alderley and a Dedication to Maurice Baring. XXXVIII, 347 PP. Cloth cover, dj (price-clipped with a few chips). Light wear or speckling around the edges of the covers, light foxing on outside page edges, o/wise near fine. 22.2 x 14.5.
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$15

66150
BERMUDA
THE PRINCESS - Farewell Banquet, 14 Decembre 1967

Hamilton, Bermuda. 1967. Hotel The Princess. Folded Menu . "Farewell Banquet", 14th December 1967. Folded size: 28 x 12.5.
Authographs of attendants of A.W. Chesterton Company.
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$10

66094
BIRD, Wal
ME NO GO MALLY BULLA. Recruiting and Blackbirding in the Queensland Labour Trade 1863-1906

Canberra. 2005. Ginninderra Press. 1st Ed. 111 PP, plus 28 pages with 1 map, 1 newspaper clipping and 47 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Half title page with dedicatory note signed by the author. Fine. 20.8 x 14.5. 1740272897
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$25

40422
BLAKE, George
B.I. CENTENARY 1856-1956

London. 1956. Collins. 1st Ed. 272 PP, plus 16 plates with 22 b/w illustrations. Fp: Statue of Sir William McKinnon. Cloth cover, dj (a few chips, closed tears and a small pieces missing). Foxing spots on outside edges and some pages, o/wise near fine. 21.5 x 14.8.
The British India Steam Navigation Company Limited, created to carry mail between Calcutta and Rangoon to become, in 1922, the largest merchant fleet in the world.
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$30

42388
BLAKE, Peter, & SEFTON, Alan
BLAKE'S ODYSSEY - The round the world race with "Ceramco New Zealand"

Auckland. 1982. Hodder and Stoughton. 1st Ed. Foreword by Conny Van Rietschoten. 198 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (1 cutaway, 4 maps, sketches and photos). Eps: Map of Ceramco New Zealand circumnavigation. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing. Very good. 26.8 x 20. 034027994X
The 1981-82 Whitbread Round the World Race.
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$25

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

Canberra. 1995. Australian Defence Studies Centre. 1st Ed. XVIII, 247 PP with 1 map, 3 tables and 8 graphs. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 25 x 17.5. 0731703189
Strategic environment. Regional perspectives (Indonesia, New Zealand), and Alliance reaction (USA). Defence plans and programs ( A Naval Perspective)...Defence industry... Politics.
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$30

59752
BOUDRIOT, Jean & BERTI, Hubert
MODELES HISTORIQUES AU MUSEE DE LA MARINE - Tome II

Paris. 2006. A.N.C.R.E. 1st Ed., in "Collection Archéologie Navale Française" series. 288 PP with 354 colour photographs by Arnaud Fux. Fp (in colour): Lion bondissant tenant la tête de Mercure. Cloth cover, dj. French text. Fine. 31.5 x 24. 2903179433
13 historical models, part of the vast collection of the Maritime Museum of Paris.
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$150

66037
BREWSTER, Hugh
INSIDE THE TITANIC

Sydney / Toronto. 1997. Allen & Unwin / Madison Presss Book. Juvenile edition, in the "A Giant Cutaway Book" series. 3rd printing of the 1997 Australian original. 32 PP with b/w plotos and artworks in colour by Ken Marschall, including cutaway at centrefold (on 4 folds). Eps: House flag of the White Star Line. Pictorial laminated boards. Spine lightly sunned. Very good. Large format: 36 x 28.5. 1864483822
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$10

37049
BRIDWELL, Rodger
FIDELIO - My Voyage to a Distant Shore

New York. 1986. Truman Talley Books / E. P. Dutton. 1st Ed. (12), 227 PP. Hard cover, cloth spine, dj. Fine. 21.5 x 14.2. 0525243976
Building of a Hartley 32-foot ferrocement sloop. Single handed crossing of the Atlantic from Shoreham to Barbados then on to the US Virgin Islands.
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$15

66065
BRIER-MILLS, Margery
THE ROMANCE OF THE BREMER

Ipswich, Qld. 1982. Historical Society of Ipswich. 1st Ed., in a Heritage Publication - Ipswich series. 74 PP with 1 map and 3 plans of the river, and b/w illustrations (drawings, paintings, photos), plus a double folded plate with 1 aerial view of Ipswich in 1870 (on the inside) and 6 b/w photos. Title page: vignette with S.S. Experiment, 1846. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 24 x 17.7. 0959333509
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$25

66286
BRINKBÄUMER, Klaus & HÖGES, Clemens
THE VOYAGE OF THE VIZCAINA: The Mystery of Christopher Columbus's Last Ship

Orlando, Florida. 2006. Harcourt, Inc. 1st US edition, translated from the 2004 German original by Annette Streck. (8), 328 PP. FEP: map of "Stages of the Fourth Voyage 1502-1504. REP: map of the "Four Voyages". Hard cover, dj. Head of spine of dust jacket with small chips, o/wise fine. 23.7 x 16. 0151011869
Shipwrecked, 1503, in the Bay of Playa Damas, Nombre de Dios, Panama.
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$20

14659
BRITTS, M.G.
THE COMMANDANTS, The Tyrants who ruled Norfolk Island

Adelaide. 1980. Rigby. 1st Ed. 180 PP, plus 16 pages with 17 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Occasional foxing. Bookplate of previous ownezrs on FFEP, o/wise very good. 22.2 x 14.2. 0727013963
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$10

16951
BROCK, Rear Admiral P.W. & GREENHILL, Basil
STEAM AND SAIL: IN BRITAIN AND NORTH AMERICA

Newton Abbot. 1973. David & Charles. 1st Ed. 112 PP with 80 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. A little light foxing, o/wise near fine. 24.5 x 19.5. 0715359673
Eighty photographs, mainly from the National Maritime Museum, depicting British & North American naval, merchant & special purpose vessels of the period of transition from sail to steam.
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$10

53886
BROTHERTON, Miner K.
THE 12-VOLT BIBLE for boats

Bradford on Avon. 2000. Thomas Reed Publications. Reprint of the 1991 original. XVIII, 174 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 22 x 14.8. 0901281875
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$10

47334
BROWN & RAWCLIFFE
NEW SOUVENIR ALBUM OF NORTH WALES VIEWS - ALBUM OF VIEWS OF LLANDUDNO AND DISTRICT

Liverpool. c. 1880. John Riley & Co. Eleven views on 14 folds, concertina-style. 1 view on 4 folds General View of Llandudno , 3 views on 2 folds for Happy Valley and Marine Drive, Crescent and Great Orme's Head, and Menai Straits and Suspension bridge, 4 views on 1 fold Swallow Falls, Bettws-y-coed, Fairy Glen, Bettws-y-Coed, Bettws-y-coed, and Miners Bridge, and 4 views inserted Little Ormes Head, St Tudno's Church, Llandudno Pier and Carnarvon Castle. Hard cover, gilt decoration and title on front cover. Title page pasted down inside rear cover. Corners and edges of covers rubbed. Very good. 21.3 x 15.5.
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$25

66258
BRUCE, Mary Grant
AUSTRALIA, The Land of Opportunity [in THE LEADER, Christmas Number, 24 December, 1914]

Melbourne. 1914. T. Prosser for David Syme and Co. / The Age. 60 PP with 17 pages of period advertisements, 4 colour plates on full page, 1 colour and 73 b/w photos. Pictorial soft wrappers with the H.M.A.S. Australia, Battle Firing". Near fine condition. A rare item. Large format: 42 x 29.
Australia, the Land of Opportunity, by Mary Grant Bruce.
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$100

12064
BRUCE, Robert H.
INDIAN OCEAN NAVIES, Technological Advances and Regional Security

Perth. 1990. Centre for Indian Ocean Regional Studies. 1st Ed. No. 4 in Studies in Indian Ocean Maritime Affairs series. VIII, 150 PP with tables. Soft cover. Fine. 21 x 15. 0908155638
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$15

65889
BRUNE, Peter
THOSE RAGGED BLOODY HEROES: from the Kokoda Trail to Gona Beach 1942

Sydney. 1992. Allen & Unwin. Second impression of the 1992 paperback edition of the 1991 original.. Foreword by Lieutenant-Colonel Ralph Honner. XVI, 309 PP with b/w illustrations (6 drawings / cartoons, 12 maps / plans and 59 photos). Pictorial soft cover. Name of previous owner on half title page. Near fine. 23 x 15.3. 1863732640
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$10

66346
BUCHANAN, Stuart
THE VIEW FROM PLUTO: A light-hearted, rollicking cruise along Queensland's Barrier Reef coast

Samford, Qld. 2002. Coral Coast Publications. 1st Ed. VIII, 216 PP with 1 map and 12 cartoons by Paul Lennon. Pictorial soft covers with a few light creases. Edges of covers slightly rubbed. Faint foxing. Very good. 24.7 x 17.3. 0958643318
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$40

66468
BUCKLEY, K. & KLUGMAN, K.
SOUTH PACIFIC FOCUS - A record in words and photographs of Burns Philp at work

Sydney. 1986. Allen & Unwin. 1st Ed. (X), 126 PP with 1 map of Australian trading routes of BP's ships and 56 b/w photos. Fp: N. Chatfield, super cargo of the "Titus". Hard cover, dj. A little light foxing, o/wise fine. 22.8 x 17.8. 0049090305
A record in words and photographs of Burns Philp at work: photos of the Gilbert & Ellice islanders, offices & ships of the Company and the repatriation of Kanakas.
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$40

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

Melbourne. 1967. Heinemann. 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.
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$20

19463
BURNELL, John
BOMBAY IN THE DAYS OF QUEEN ANNE, Being an account of the Settlement written by John Burnell

London. 1933. Hakluyt Society. 1st Ed. No. LXXII, in the Second series, with an Introduction and Notes by Samuek T. Sheppard. XXX, 192 PP plus 3 maps. Fp: Bombay Castle in its modern surroundings. Cloth cover, gilt device on front and back cover, gilt title on spine (faded). Bookplate on front endpaper. A near fine copy. Scarce. 22.6 x 15.
Bombay in the 1710's and adventures in Bengal which he reached in 1712.
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$120

44469
BYDE, Alan
LIVING CANOEING

London. 1973. Adam & Charles Black. Reprint with minor additions and a new introduction of the 2nd edition of 1972 (original of 1969). 266 PP with 24 b/w photos and 98 drawings. Fp: Mike Ramsay. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Foxing spots on outside edges and some pages. Very good. 22.3 x 15.2. 0713612916
Choice of canoe, paddling techniques, river canoeing, sea canoeing, rescue techniques, canoe building ...
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$10

15969
CAIRIS, Nicholas T.
PASSENGER LINERS OF THE WORLD SINCE 1893

New York. 1979. Bonanza Books. Revised edition of the 1972 original published under the title North Atlantic Passenger Liners since 1900. 226 PP with 211 b/w photos of each ship described. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. Oblong: 21.8 x 28.2. 0517288753
Nostalgic look at the heyday of passenger ships, through the brief history of 211 ships of over 10,000 tons. Ships of the Cunard Line to the United States Lines. From the Alaunia to the Zaandam.
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$10

52217
CAIRNS PORT AUTHORITY
CAIRNS HARBOUR BOARD - Annual Report, year ended 30th June, 1981

Cairns. 1981. Cairns Port Authority. 1st Ed. Chaiman report by M. Borzi. 24 PP with 1 plan in colour at centrefold, 4 graphs, tables and 16 colour photos. Inside front cover: Members of the Cairns Harbour Board. Inside back cover: T/V Fairstar. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 27.8 x 21.8.
Cairns, North Queensland : International gateway to Australia.
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$10

37898
CALVOCORESSI, Richard
MARINE PAINTING

Oxford. 1978. Phaidon Press. 1st Ed. (8), 72 PP with 30 b/w and 54 colour illustrations selected and introduced by Richard Calvocoressi. Stiff cover, illustrated front cover (Battle of the Texel). Corners of front cover with creases, spine slightly rubbed. Few foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. Large format: 41.5 x 29. 0714817740
A glance through this book will give some idea of the multiplicity of different subjects or categories that exist under the general heading of marine painting.
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$30

18072
CARSE, Robert
THE SEAFARERS, A History of Maritime America 1620-1820

New York. 1964. Harper & Row. 1st Ed. XI, (3), 306 PP with 12 bw illust. by Ray Houlihan. Hard cover, dj. Very good. 21.7 x 14.5.
From the Mayflower and its shipload of farmers and tradesmen, how they were forced to turn to the sea for survival, and how they soon discovered there was a fortune to be earned in fishing and in trading.
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$10

66295
CAUDELL, A. B.
BAREFOOT TO BOARDROOM - 22,000 Days

Palm Cove, Qld. 2008. Plantone Pty Ltd. 1st Ed. 415 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Illustrated endpapers. Hard cover, dj. Dedicatory note to previous owner dated and signed by the author on half title page. Fine. 24.3 x 16. 9780646495101
Autobiography of a young English boy who arrived in Australia after the end of WWII. Sydney during his youth and then Papua New Guinea in the printing industry, Fiji, Darwin and Cyclone Tracy, the Government Printing Office in Hobart....
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$40

66051
CHANDRIS LINES
FARES AND SAILING SCHEDULES - JANUARY 1967

1967. 3 folds brochure with Northbound and Southbound fares and timetables for travel between New Zealand, Australia to the UK and Greece on the vessels, RHMS Australis, Ellinis, Patris and Queen Frederica. Folded size: 22 x 9.5. Full size: 57;5 x 44. Fine condition.
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$10

38645
CHAPELLE, Howard I.
YACHT DESIGNING AND PLANNING For Yachtsmen, Students & Amateurs

London. 1972. George Allen & Unwin Ltd. 1st UK edition of the 1971 Revised and Enlarged US edition. XI, 12-373 PP with many figures, line drawings & plans. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). Faint foxing. Near fine. 24 x 16. 0046230114
Tools and materials, preliminary designs, etc ...
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$25

66165
CHARLWOOD, Don
THE LONG FAREWELL

Melbourne. 1981. Allen Lane. 1st Ed. X, (4), 338 PP with b/w illust. Marbled endpapers. Hard cover, dj. Dedicatory note on title page signed by the author. Note on Don Charlwood and his writings, loosely inserted. Near fine. 22.8 x 19.2. 0713914289
Settlers under sail from diaries kept by emigrants. The perils faced, the route, the ships, on board (accommodation & crew, surgeons & health...).
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$45

48862
CHERRY, Commander A. H.
YANKEE R.N. - Being the story of a Wall Street Banker who voluntered for active duty in the Royal Navy before America came into war

London. 1953. Jarrolds. 4th reprint of the June 1951 original. 544 PP with 3 b/w illustrations, plus 32 b/w plates. Fp: I join the Royal Navy. FEP: Map of the North Atlantic Ocean. REP: Map of the south part of the North Sea. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, top edge tinted, gilt title on a sunned spine, dj (price-clipped). Dust jacket frayed at head and foot of spine. Foxing spots on outside edges and both endpapers. A very good copy. 23.6 x 16.5.
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$15

61595
CHOULES, Claude
THE LAST OF THE LAST: CLAUDE CHOULES, His Autobiography

Perth. 2009. Hesperian Press. 1st Ed. XIII, 147 PP with 3 maps and 35 b/w illustrations (1 facsimile of a document and 34 photos). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 24 x 16. 9780859054805
Last man alive who served in a military capacity in both World Wars. HMS Revenge in 1917 ... Responsible for Naval Demolition in Western Australia during WWII.
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$20

37897
CHRISTIE'S
MARITIME SALE: Including a Selection of Globes and Planetaria

New York. 2000. Christie's East. 1st Ed. 154 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 26.8 x 21.
Catalogue of a sale held in New York on 13th December 2000. Photographs: 30 of ephemera, instruments and models, 32 on R.M.S. Titanic, 13 of globes and planetaria... b/w photographs, prints, watercolours and paintings...
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$40

22849
CLARK, Paul
SHIPWRECK SITES IN SOUTH-EAST OF SOUTH AUSTRALIA 1838-1915 (in The Bulletin of the Australian Institute for Maritime Archaeology - Special Publication No.5)

Adelaide. 1990. AIMA / Australian Institute for Maritime Archaeology. 1st Ed., X, 140 PP with 81 illust. (location maps, maps, sketches and photos), and 52 tables "shipwrecks database". Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21.
Shipwreck sites in the South-East of South Australia 1838-1915, by Paul Clark.
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$25

40618
CLARKSON, H. (editor)
LIQUID GAS CARRIER REGISTER 1974

London. 1974. H. Clarkson & Company Limited. 1st Ed. 116 PP with 1 graph, 2 maps, 2 tables and 32 pages of advertisements (b/w or colour). Hard cover, gilt device and title on front cover, dj (closed tears). Ex library copy with a few stamps of The Broken Hill Pty. Co. Ltd. and a small pocket on rear endpaper, o/wise very good. Oblong: 21.5 x 31.2.
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$15

36382
CLAYTON, Howard
ATLANTIC BRIDGEHEAD - The story of Transatlantic Communications

London. 1968. Garnstone Press. 1st Ed. IX, 10-192 PP with 1 map of Newfoundland, plus 32 pages with 1 map of Canada and 38 b/w illust. Eps: Map of the North Atlantic, showing comparative distances. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Light foxing, o/wise near fine. 21.6 x 14.5. 900391111
Atlantic Telegraph: 1857 with H.M.S Agamemnon and U.S.S. Niagara... Marconi and his wireless. Conquest of the Atlantic by air.
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$15

57259
CLEARY, CDRE Bryan.
LOSS OF H.M.A.S. VOYAGER, TIMOR 1942

Garden Island, Sydney. c. 1992. The Naval Historical Society of Australia, Inc. Naval Historical Society, Monograph No. 25. 13 PP (typescript on recto only) with 2 maps, and 2 b/w photos (photocopy quality). Pictorial soft cover. Contained in a clear plastic folder. Near Fine. 30.5 x 22.
Paper read to the Society, in May 1992.
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$5

62067
CLEGG, W. Paul & STYRING, John S.
STEAMERS OF BRITISH RAILWAYS AND ASSOCIATE COMPANIES

Prescot, UK. 1962. T. Stephenson. 1st Ed. VIII, (2), 140 PP with 7 b/w photos in text of Part I plus 109 photos accompanying 108 descriptions of ships. Fp: The "Cerdic Ferry". Ep: Map of the regular passenger services of British Railways and Associate Companies. Hard cover, dust jacket (price-clipped). A fine copy. 22 x 14.
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$20

22786
CLIFFORD, Barry & TURCHI, Peter
THE PIRATE PRINCE, Discovering the Priceless Treasures of the Sunken Ship Whydah

New York. 1993. Simon & Schuster 1st Ed. 222 PP, plus 8 pages with 16 bw illust., and 8 pages with 17 colour photos. Fp: Chart of Cape Cod, Massachusetts. Hard cover, cloth spine, dj. Fine. 24.2 x 16. 0671768247
Wrecked 26 April 1717 off the coast of Wellfleet, Massachusetts. The long search and discovery of the wreck, recovery of the treasure.
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$10

60906
CLODE, Danielle
KILLERS IN EDEN: The story of a rare partnership between Men and Killer Whales

Melbourne. 2011. Museum Victoria. 2nd edition of the 2002 original. (10), 156 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (drawings, maps, photos). Fp (in colour): The Death Fury, by Oswald W. B. Brierly). Pictorial soft cover. New. 24 x 17. 9780980619089
The true story of killer whales and their remarkable partnership with the whalers of Twofold Bay.
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$30

65744
CLOUGH-SMITH, J. H.
GENERAL SCIENCE - Notes for Merchant Navy Apprentices (3 parts bound in 1 volume)

Glasgow. 1952, 1953 & 1954. Brown, Son & Ferguson. Ist edition. Part I (1952): VIII, 72 PP with over 27 figures. Part II (1953): IX-XVI, 73- 200 PP with 28-96 figures. Part III (1954): XVII-XXII, 201-300 PP with (97-150) figures. Papered boards are soiled with a few names written on the front, cloth spine. Errata slip for Part I and Part II tipped in on title page of respective part. Top corner of 37 first leaves of Part III with ink stain (not affecting text). Very good. 20.5 x 16.5.
Part I: Covering the First Year of the Merchant Navy Training Board Syllabus for Apprentices at Sea. Part II: Covering the Second Year ... . Part III: Covering the Third year... .
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$15

62528
COLES, Adlard & HARDY, A. C.
MERCHANT SHIPS: WORLD BUILT, Vessels of 1000 tons gross and over completed in 1960. With Part II for Ships of about 1000 tons gross and under - Volume IX

Southampton. 1961. Adlard Coles. 1st Ed., Volume IX, 1961, with an introduction by A. C. Hardy. 208 PP with tables & bw illust. (photos & plans) & 21 pages with bw & colour adverts. Eps: Colour adverts. Fp: "Oriana", the 41,923 tons gross twin-screw turbine steamship for P & O lines. Hard cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj. Fine. Oblong: 15 x 22.5.
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$30

32876
COMPTON-HALL, Richard
SUBMARINE BOATS - The beginnings of underwater warfare

London. 1983. Conway Maritime Press. 1st Ed. 192 PP with tables and b/w illust. (drawings, engravings, plans and photos). Fp: C-boats moored off the House of Commons, 1909. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 24.7 x 18.8. 0851772889
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$10

38349
CONLY, Maurice & PEAT, Neville
ICE ON MY PALETTE

Christchurch, N.Z. 1977. Whitcoulls Publishers. 1st Ed. 64 PP with 2 maps, 27 b/w and 26 colour illustrations (including 2 on double page, 23 on full page). All illustrations by Maurice Conly. Title spread: Scott Base. Hard cover, dj. Light foxing, dedicatory note on front endpaper, mostly on prelims and last pages. Very good. Oblong: 26.3 x 35. 0723305005
In 1975-76 to MacMurdo Sound, Scott Base then South Pole Station.
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$10

32662
CONROY, J. W. (editor)
SEAMANSHIP DEPARTMENT NOTES - U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, Maryland

Annapolis. 1918. The United States Naval Institute. 1st Ed. 165 PP with 30 diagrams & figures, and 18 plates (Rules of the Road pertaining to lights), plus 1 folded plate (Mooring and Manoeuvring board). Limp cloth cover with wear around edges and a few fade spots. Title on front cover and spine. Ageing of paper, spine frayed at top and bottom, name of previous owner on front endpaper and title page. Very clean and near fine internally. Scarce. 23.7 x 15.3.
Chapter I: Detailed instructions for Cutter drill. Chapter II: Sailing launches. Chapter IX: Handling Battleships in formation. Chapter X: Hints to young officers taking the deck. Chapter XIII: The Mooring Board...
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$40

40602
COOMBS, William H.
THE NATION'S KEY-MEN

London. 1925. J. D. Potter. 1st impression of December 1925. XII, 232 PP. Fp: The keystone of Empire. Blue cloth cover with light shelf wear, gilt title on front cover and spine. Foxing spots on outside edges, slight ageing of paper. Spine lightly sunned. Signed by the author, Christmas 1935. Two near stamps of previous owner on inside front cover and FFEP. Very good. 18.8 x 12.5.
Key-Men of Empire: the Officers of the British Mercantile Marine.
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$15

12389
CRAMPTON, William
THE WORLD OF FLAGS: A Pictorial History

London. 1990. Studio Editions. 1st Ed. 160 PP with over 800 colour illust. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing. Very good. Large format : 33.5 x 23.5. 1851704264
Early origins of flags, flags at sea, flags as early political symbols, flag genealogy, modern political symbols, flags for special purposes, flags without end,..
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$15

47358
CROIL, James
STEAM NAVIGATION, and its relation to the Commerce of Canada and the United States

Toronto. 1973. Coles Publishing Company. Facsimile reprint of the 1898 original published by William Briggs. XIV, 15-381 PP with 2 maps, 28 portraits and 62 b/w illustrations, plus 14 b/w plates. Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 21.3 x 13.5.
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$10

66127
CTC / CHARTER TRAVEL CLUB
CTC CRUISES - To the Romantic South Seas ... or the Mysterious Orient: December 1984 - January 1986

Sydney. 1984. CTC Lines September 1984 edition. Travel brochure: 48 PP with tables (itinerary and fares), cruise conditions and information, and colour illustrations (1 map, 38 sketch maps, 2 sets of deck plans for m/s Alexandr Pushkin and m/v Turkmenia, and over 70 photos). Pictorial soft cover. Travel agent's sticker on front cover, o/wise fine. 29.7 x 21.
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$15

57203
CUNNINGHAM, Ken
A VOYAGE WITH AN AUSTRALIAN SAILOR - A Collection of Notes and Anecdotes

Sydney. 1997. Balgowlah-Seaforth-Clontarf Returned and Services League of Australia Sub Branch. 1st Ed. Foreword by Captain L. M. Hinchliffe. (6), II, 277 PP, plus 22 pages with 2 facsimile of messages and 40 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21. 0731311868
Naval history and personal experiences.
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$50

18611
CUNNINGHAM, LCDR I. J.
WORK HARD - PLAY HARD - The Royal Australian Naval College 1913-1988

Canberra. 1988. Australian Government Publishing Service. 1st Ed. Foreword by Vice-Admiral M. W. Hudson. XII, 161 PP with b/w illustrations, plus 8 pages with 16 colour illustrations. Fp: Portrait of Vice-Admiral Cresswell. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket with small chip at top of back cover. Name of previous owner and postings on title page and front endpaper, o/wise near fine. Scarce. 25.7 x 18.3. 0644083034
Produced for the 75th anniversary of the Royal Australian Naval College.
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$80

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

New York. 1969. Prentice-Hall. 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.
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$30

66285
DAVIDSON, Mike (Editor)
THE CRUISING SKIPPER MAGAZINE - No. 27

Sydney. 1988. AB Organisation. No. 27, 1988. 82 + 24 ( The 1988 National Marina Guide) PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 27.5 x 20.7.
Cruising offshore: New Zealand's Fjordland, by Jean Porter. ... Bill Sellers, Vagabond Scrimshander. ...
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$10

66293
DAY, David
THE WEATHER WATCHERS: 100 Years of the Bureau of Meteorology

Melbourne. 2007. Melbourne University Publishing / Bureau of Meteorology. 1st Ed., with a foreword by Geoff Love, Director of Meteorology. XIV, 530 PP with 24 headpieces with colour photos, b/w and colour illustrations(drawings, graphs, maps, newspaper clippings and photos). Eps: 105 colour maps showing Australian Rainfall by year from 1900 until 2005. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Mint condition. 25.3 x 17.5. 9780522852752
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$30

34894
DEBELIUS, Helmut
NUDIBRANCHS AND SEA SNAILS - Indo-Pacific Field Guide

Frankfurt. 1998. Ikan. 2nd revised edition of the 1996 original. 321 PP with over 1000 colour photos. FEP: Map of Indian and Pacific Oceans. REP: Publications and "About the Author". Pictorial laminated boards. Signature of previous owner at top of title page, o/wise fine. 24 x 15.5.
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$45

62716
DELANO, Anthony
THEY SANG LIKE KANGAROOS - Australia's Tinpot Navy in The Great War

Melbourne. 2012. Arcadia / Australian Scholarly Publishing. 1st Ed. VIII, 247 PP, plus 40 pages with 69 b/w illustations (1 map, 3 facsimiles of documents and paintings/photos). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 23.4 x 15.2. 9781921875724
Earliest days of the Royal Australian Navy: HMAS Sydney & Emden.
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$35

16755
DEPARTMENT OF DEFENCE
AUSTRALIAN NAVAL HISTORY

Canberra. 1979. A.G.P.S. Reprint of the 1977 revised edition. 14 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 29.5 x 21. 0642031398
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$5

66289
DEVLIN, Ralph
HOME OF THE BLACK SWAN - Maroochydore Surf Life Saving Club 1916 to 1991

Brisbane. 1990. Maroochydore Surf Life Saving Club 1st Ed. XII, 146 PP with tables and b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.7 x 21. 064602521X
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$25

21386
DIAMOND, Marion
THE SEA HORSE AND THE WANDERER - Ben Boyd in Australia

Melbourne. 1988. Melbourne University Press. 1st Ed. XIV, 254 PP with 1 map and 2 figures, plus 8 pages with 10 b/w illust. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 22.4 x 14.8. 0522843557
City banker. Shipping magnate. Whaling...
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$10

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

London. 1960. Frederick Muller. 1st Ed. 255 PP, plus 12 pages with 24 b/w photos. Fp: The luminous beauty of a ship at night. Cloth cover, dj. Covers a little speckled around edges, dust jacket with a few chips, rubs and now plastic protected, o/wise near fine. 22.2 x 14.4.
One of the greatest lines, beginning with a mail contract to Gibraltar and expanding to the main shipping routes of the globe.
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$25

33321
DODD, Edward
THE ISLAND WORLD OF POLYNESIA - A Survey of the Racial Family and its Far-Flung Cultures

Putney, Vt., USA. 1989. Windmill Hill Press. Uncorrected proof copy, "bound for reviewing convenience". Volume 5 in the Ring of Fire series. (6), 140 PP with 1 map, 2 diagrams and 2 tables. Release letter by Windmill Hill, dated October 25, 1989 loosely inserted. Soft cover. Near fine. Scarce. 21 x 13.5. 0962250503
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$10

21248
DODGE, Ernest S.
PEABODY MUSEUM OF SALEM. REPORT OF THE DIRECTOR 1978

Salem, Mass. 1979. Peabody Museum of Salem. 1st Ed. 98 PP, plus 8 pages with 11 b/w illustrations. Soft cover. Very good. 21.6 x 14.
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$10

58022
DONOVAN, Peter
BETWEEN THE CITY AND THE SEA: A History of West Torrens from Settlement in 1836 to the Present Day

Adelaide. 1986. Wakefield Press. 1st Ed. Foreword by S. J. Hamra. XVI, 291 PP with tables and b/w illustrations. Fp: Council Chambers... Eps: plan of Adelaide. Hard cover, simile leather, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 25 x 17.5. 0949268690
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$25

50394
DOUGLAS, Rear-Admiral & Hydrographer of the Navy (editor)
REPORT ON THE TIDES, CURRENTS AND TIDAL STREAMS IN TORRES STRAIT AND APPROACHES

London. 1942. Hydrographic Department, Admiralty. June 1942 edition, with a preface by Rear-Admiral H. P. Douglas. Hydrographic Publication H.D. 302. 20 PP with diagram A and tables, plus 2 plates (1 map and diagram B with 2 graphs). Notice to Mariners No. 147, 25/2/1944, by K. E. Oom, tipped in on page 16. Soft cover a littled browned around edges. Faint foxing. War economy paper, o/wise near fine. Scarce. 33 x 21
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$50

31557
DUMPLETON, Bernard
THE STORY OF THE PADDLE STEAMER

Melksham, UK. 1973. Colin Venton. 1st Ed. 208 PP, plus 18 pages with 21 b/w illust. Fp: The General Steam Navigation's paddle steamer Royal Eagle. Hard cover, dj (rubbed around edges). Near fine. 22 x 14.2. 0854750576
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$20

66441
DUNMORE, John
FRENCH EXPLORERS IN THE PACIFIC - Volume I: The Eighteenth Century

Oxford. 1965. O.U.P. 1st Ed. VIII, 356 PP with 13 maps, plus 2 b/w plates (charts). Cloth cover with light wear and fading on bottom of spine and rear cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price-clipped). Dust jacket is somewhat soiled with some browning, a few repaired closed tears and chips and is now plastic protected. Previous owner's signature on FFEP . Both endpapers have light foxing and the last printed page (P.355/356) has the margin edge cut (1 mm wide on 12cm long - no loss of text). Outside page edges with a little foxing or small marks, o/wise contents are near fine. Volume I is extremely scarce as only 1000 copies were published. 22.2 x 14.1.
Bougainville, De Surville, Marion Dufresne, Kerguelen, La Pérouse, D'Entrecasteaux, and Marchand.
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$175

66440
DUNMORE, John
FRENCH EXPLORERS IN THE PACIFIC - VOLUME II: The Nineteenth Century

Oxford. 1969. O.U.P. 1st Ed. (VIII), 428 PP with 12 maps. Cloth cover, dj (price-clipped). Dust jacket is a little browned around edges with light soiling, a few small chips or closed tears and is now plastic protected. Light foxing around outside page edges, o/wise contents are fine. 22.2 x 14.5.
Nicolas Baudin, Louis de Freycinet, Duperrey, Hyacinthe de Bougainville, Dumont d'Urville, Laplace, Vaillant, Dupetit-Thouars.
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$100

16036
DURAND, Jean-François
PAQUEBOTS AUTOUR DU MONDE - CRUISE SHIPS AROUND THE WORLD

Nantes. 1997. Marines Edition. 1st bilingual edition. 208 PP with tables, bw ships' profiles and 200 col. photos. Pictorial laminated card cover. French/English text. Fine. 22 x 16. 2909675319
Guide book to the Cruise vessels in 1996, a side-effect of the rise in marine tourism.
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$15

66159
DUYKER, Edward
MAURITIAN HERITAGE - An Anthology of the Lionnet, Commins and Related Families

Melbourne. 1986. Australian Mauritian Research Group. 1st edition limited to 1,000 numbered copies (No. 660). XX, 368 PP with 190 b/w illustrations, plus large folded family tree tipped in on rear endpaper. Cloth cover, dj. Ex library copy with dedicatory note by AMRG, and 2 rubbed patches on title page, and part of last page (index) is torn but without loss of text. Occasional foxing, o/wise a very good clean copy. 25 x 18. 0959088326
Anthology of two Mauritian families with strong ties to Australia and a history of the islands of the Indian Ocean.
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$30

32739
DYALL, Valentine
A FLOOD OF MUTINY

London. 1957. Hutchinson. 1st Ed. 222 PP. Cloth cover, dj (chipped). Stamp of previous owner on front endpaper and short dedicatory note. Faint foxing, o/wise very good. 20.4 x 13.5.
The Indian Mutiny of 1857. Battleship Potemkin. Mutiny on the Bounty...
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$10

50437
EARL, Capt. G. E. & TAYLOR, Capt J. W. S.
MUNRO'S ELECTRICITY AND THE MAGNETIC COMPASS

Glasgow. c. 1951. James Munro & Co. 1st Ed. 246, (2 publications) PP with 4 charts and 60 figures, plus a 16 pages Appendix "Munro's Electricity and the Magnetic Compass" with illustrations in colour tipped in on the inside of the back cover. Model deviascope (in colour) on front endpaper. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Signature on FFEP, faint foxing. Very good. 22 x 14.
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$15

61650
EDWARDS, Hugh
DEAD MEN'S SILVER - The Story of Australia's Greatest Shipweck Hunter

Sydney. 2011. HarperCollins Publishers. 1st Ed. (8), 408 PP with 1 b/w photo and 16 tail-pieces, plus 16 pages with 11 b/w and 29 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Light foxing. Very good. 23.3 x 15.2. 9780732294502
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$20

66465
ELLIOTT, Peter
THE CROSS AND THE ENSIGN - A Naval History of Malta 1798-1979

Cambridge. 1980. Patrick Stephens. 1st Ed. 217 PP with 4 maps and 4 full-page plans & many bw illust. (photos, paintings, engravings). Title-spread: Battleship Africa. FEP: Vanguard, Grand Harbour. REP: Ark Royal. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 24 x 15.5. 0850504251
Brief history, the Great Mediterranean Chase (Bonaparte vs. Nelson), WWI, siege & survival of WWII, towards independence from UK and Republic.
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$45

44768
ELLIS, Ken (compiler)
WRECKS AND RELICS

Leicester. 1994. Midland Publishing. 14th edition. 334, (2 publications) PP with 5 maps and 151 b/w photos. Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. 21.7 x 15.2. 1857800257
The biennial survey of preserved, instructional and derelict airframes in the UK and Ireland.
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$10

62335
EMMONS, Frederick
THE ATLANTIC LINERS 1925-70

Newton Abbot. 1972. David & Charles. 1st Ed. 160 PP with 238 b/w illustrations (ships' profiles). Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. A fine copy. 25.2 x 19. 0715354574
Ships engaged in passenger services on the North Atlantic. Over 286 ships illustrated.
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$30

45173
ENGEL, Leonard
THE SEA

Amsterdam. 1963. Time-Life International. 1st English-language European edition, in Life Nature Library. 190 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Hard cover, illustrated front cover, dj (price-clipped). Near fine. 27.8 x 21.5.
Origin of the Sea. Under-water Landscape .. Man and the Future of the Sea.
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$10

20096
FAIRFAX, Denis
NAVY IN VIETNAM - A Record of the Royal Australian Navy in the Vietnam War 1965-1972

Canberra. 1980. Department of Defence / A.G.P.S. 1st Ed. Foreword by Vice Admiral G. J. Wilis. VIII, 232 PP with b/w illustrations (crests, maps, photos. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. Scarce. 29.7 x 20.8. 0642028214
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$70

66326
FARRALL, Lyndsay
UNWRITTEN KNOWLEDGE: Case Study of the Navigators of Micronesia

Geelong. 1979. Deakin University. 1st Ed. 64 PP with 2 maps, 12 figures and 3 b/w photos. Card cover, illustrated front. Covers lightly soiled close to foot of spine. Slight ageing of paper. Very good. 21.5 x 14. 086828288X
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$30

15413
FAY, Charles Edey
MARY CELESTE - The Odyssey of an Abandoned ship

Salem. 1942. Peabody Museum. 1st abridged edition. XX, (4), 80, (4) PP with 3 maps and 10 pages of facsimile of documents, plus 1 large folded map and 16 pages with 1 wood engraving in 3 colours by Rudolph Ruzicka & 13 b/w photos. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Top corner of front cover rubbed, and top of spine frayed. Signature of previous owner on front endpaper, o/wise near fine. 25.7 x 18.
The discovery of the abandoned Mary Celeste on 4th December 1872: aftermath and explanations.
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$30

57250
FAZIO, Shipt. Lieut. Vince.
H.M.A.S. CONDAMINE IN KOREA 1952-1953

Garden Island, Sydney. c. 1990. The Naval Historical Society of Australia, Inc. Naval Historical Society, Monograph No. 8. 15 PP (typescript on recto only) with 1 map, 2 sketch-plans and 15 b/w photos (photocopy quality). Pictorial soft cover. Contained in a clear plastic folder. Near Fine. 30.5 x 22.
Paper read to the Society, in August 1986.
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$5

66341
FINGER, Jarvis
THE ESCAPES FROM ST HELENA

Brisbane. 1987. Boolarong Publications. 1st Ed. (6), 46 PP with b/w illustrations. Pctorial soft cover. Creases on front cover, rubbed patch on back cover. Very good. 21 x 14.7. 086439022X
St. Helena island situated near the mouth of the Brisbane River and for more than 60 years (from 1867), it was a secure prison for men, housing some of Queensland's worst criminals.
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$15

18598
FIRKINS, Peter
OF NAUTILUS AND EAGLES - History of the Royal Australian Navy

Melbourne. 1983. Hutchinson. Revised and updated edition from the 1975 original. VIII, 279 PP with 19 maps, plus 36 pages with 69 b/w photos. Eps: Naval Review. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 23.5 x 15.5. 091482909
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$20

21488
FITZGERALD, Lawrence
JAVA LA GRANDE, THE PORTUGUESE DISCOVERY OF AUSTRALIA

Hobart. 1986. The Publishers Pty. Ltd. Corrected reprint of the 1984 original . XV, (5), 140 PP with 79 maps & b/w illustrations. FEP: Dauphin map. REP: Desceliers map. Laminated pictorial boards, dj. Near fine. 27.8 x 20. 0949325007
The Portuguese discovery of Australia, circa 1521.
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$35

38059
FOLKARD, Henry Coleman
SAILING BOATS FROM AROUND THE WORLD - The Classic 1906 Treatise

New York. 2000. Dover. Unabridged republication of the 6th edition of the 1906 The Sailing Boat: A Treatise on Sailing Boats and Small Yachts. XIX, 555 PP with over 380 drawings. Pictorial card cover. Lower corner of spine slightly bumped, o/wise fine. 23.4 x 16.4. 0486410994
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$20

66335
FORBES, Scott, MAPPS, John & SWEENEY, Bronwyn
GLOBAL SURFARI: The Complete Atlas for the Serious Surfer

Philadelphia. 2007. Running Press. 1st Ed. Foreword by Mark Richards. 256 PP with colour illustrations (over 65 photos and 70 detailed maps). Pictorial soft cover with clear plastic sleeve. Fine. 24 x 16. 9780762431854
Covers over 450 surf spots across 45 countries and territories.
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$25

38171
FOX, Uffa
SAILING, SEAMANSHIP and YACHT CONSTRUCTION

London. 1949. Peter Davies. Reprint of the 1934 original. (XII), 272 PP with over 300 b/w photos and design drawings. Blue cloth cover, silver engraving on front cover. Front cover lightly soiled. Spine partly sunned and worn. Internally very clean and a very good copy. Scarce. 28 x 21.
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$60

30389
FRANCIS, T. L.
SUBMARINES: Leviathans of the Deep

New York. 1997. MetroBooks. 1st Ed. 144 PP with b/w and colour illust. (maps, plans & photos). Half title page: Columbia (SSN-771). Title page: Depth gauge from Ling (SS-297). FEP: Nautilus (SS-168). REP: Rhode Island (SSBN-740). Hard cover, dj. Fine. Oblong: 28.5 x 36. 156799427X
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$10

14863
FRASER, Ian
FROGMAN V.C.

London. 1957. Angus & Robertson. February reprint of the January 1957 original. 216 PP, plus 16 pages with 26 b/w photos. Fp: The author. Illustrated endpapers. Hard cover, dust jacket has a few small chips around edges. Faint foxing, o/wise near fine. 22 x 14.
Autobiography of one of the frogmen. Sailing in Australian waters on the Sydney Star, war years in Northern waters and off Singapore. Post WWII: the circus then a salvage business.
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$30

45177
FRASER, Ronald (compiler)
OCEANOGRAPHY OF THE SOUTH PACIFIC 1972 - Papers presented at an International Symposium held in Wellington, New Zealand, 9 to 15 February 1972

Wellington. 1973. New Zealand National Commission for UNESCO. 1st Ed. XII, 524 PP with maps, tables, and figures (graphs, sketches, b/w photos). Cloth cover, dj. Dust jacket a little rubbed and soiled. Name of previous owner on front endpaper, o/wise near fine. 30.5 x 21.7.
Physical Oceanography: 19 papers and 7 abstract. Marine Geosciences: 20 papers and 12 abstracts. Marine Biology: 17 papers and 10 abstracts.
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$30

49139
FROST, Alan
EAST COAST COUNTRY: A North Queensland Dreaming

Melbourne. 1996. Melbourne University Press. 1st Ed. (X), 284 PP with 15 illustrations (4 maps and 11 drawings) by Ellsworth Overton. Pictorial soft cover. Dedicatory note on title page signed by the author. Faint foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 21.5 x 13.8. 0522847412
Alan Frost: Professor, History Department, La Trobe University, Victoria. Early years and history of Northern Queensland coast.
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$30

52011
GARDINER, Robert & PRESTON, Antony (editors)
CAMERA AT SEA 1939-45

Sydney. 1978. Bay Books. 1st Australian edition. 192 PP with 24 colour and 250 b/w photos. Title spread: Illustrious, a C class AA cruiser and Valiant steam at about 20 knots. FEP: A view of the American destroyer Butler. REP: Albacores on the flight deck of HMS Indomitable, March 1943. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket with short closed tears. Foxing spots on outside edges and few pages. Near fine. 31.2 x 22. 0858352400
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$15

20234
GAVAGHAN, Peter
A TRIUMPH OF ENDEAVOUR (in 1995 BOAT DIRECTORY - Volume 16)

Melbourne. 1994. Ace Magazines. Volume 16. Includes article from P.82 to 88 with 6 colour photos and the front cover. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 27.5 x 21.
The replica of Captain Cook's Endeavour.
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$10

37298
GAY, Jacques
L' EAU A BORD DES NAVIRES, de l'Antiquité à nos Jours

Jonzac, France. 1998. Université Francophone d' été. 1st Ed. Preface by P.-M. Niaussat. 48 PP with 12 b/w illustrations (plans & photos). Pictorial card cover. French text. Fine. 24 x 18. 2905735228
Water on board ships: from antiquity (steamed sea water) to the membrane & osmosis process.
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$10

46730
GILLETT, Ross & JEFFERY, Vic
THE ROYAL NAVY IN AUSTRALIA 1900 - 2000

Liskeard, Cornwall. 2002. Maritime Books. 1st Ed. 128 PP with 124 b/w photos. Title page: HMS Perseus, a Colossus class light fleet aircraft carrier alongside dolphins at Kirribilli. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. Oblong: 20.7 x 27.7. 0907771920
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$25

14907
GLASSPOOL, J. & MICHAELIS, J.
BOATS OF THE LONGSHOREMEN

Lymington, U.K. 1977. Nautical. 1st Ed. 136 PP with line drawings by Jane Michaelis. Hard cover, dj. Occasional foxing . Near fine. 25.8 x 17.5. 0245531114
The boats which put out from beaches and open stretches of the coast. The Portland Lerret, Shetland Yole, Marseille Dory, ... Their hulls, riggings, etc ...
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$15

32919
GOLDBERG, Mark H.
THE SHIPPING BOARD'S AGENCY SHIPS - Part 1: The Sub Boats

New York. 1994. American Merchant Marine Museum Found. 1st Ed., Volume 4 of the American Merchant Marine History series. XII, 401 PP with b/w illust. (photos, maps, ships plans). Pictorial card cover. Name of previous owner on title page. Near fine. 23.5 x 15.2. 187918001X
The cargo ships built by the Submarine Boat Corporation, and the story of 150 of them.
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$35

43347
GRANT, Kay
SAMUEL CUNARD, Pioneer of the Atlantic Steamship

London. 1967. Abelard-Schuman. 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.
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$10

66277
GRANTHAM, Alexander
VIA PORTS: From Hong Kong to Hong Kong

Hong Kong. 1965. Hong Kong University Press. 1st edition, limited to 1500 copies. XIV, 205 PP, plus 18 plates with 35 b/w photos. Fp: portrait of Sir Alexander Grantham. Eps: Location map and map of Hong Kong. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket with chips and pieces missing. Occasional faint foxing. Signature of previous owner at top of half title page. Internally near fine. Scarce. 25 x 16.5.
Sir Alexander Grantham was a Governor of Hong Kong and he relates his personal experiences there along with his experiences in other postings with the Colonial Service. Hong Kong: 1922 - 1935 - Bermuda - Jamaica - Fiji and the South Pacific: 1945 - 1947 - Return to Hong Kong: 1947-1957.
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$110

18667
GRAY, W.M.
NAVAL ARCHITECTURE, A First Course in Ship Calculations

London. 1923. Methuen. 1st Ed. VIII, 201 PP followed by 8 pages of adverts. Contains 100 diagrams plus 2 folding plates (displacement tables). Cloth cover, gilt-engraved spine. Light shelf wear around edges, signnature on FFEP, o/wise near fine. 22.6 x 14.5.
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$40

15951
GREENE, Ruth
PERSONALITY SHIPS OF BRITISH COLUMBIA and GERALD RUSHTON'S COMPACT HISTORY OF THE UNION STEAMSHIP COMPANY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA

Vancouver. 1974. Marine Tapestry Pub. 2nd Printing of 1969 orig. (8), 341 PP with 70 b/w illust. in text. Cloth cover, dj. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 24 x 16.
Thirty-seven illustrated sea tales of Canada's western ships: survey vessels, rum runners, shipwrecks, ... and a short history of the Union Steamship Company of British Columbia (P.292-315).
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$15

62092
GRIFFITHS, Owen
DARWIN DRAMA

Sydney. c.1947. Bloxham & Chambers. 1st Ed. Foreword by Captain E. P. Thomas. 218, (2 Glossary) PP, plus 1 folded map and 12 pages with 1 drawing, 1 map and 31 b/w photos. Cloth cover, dj. Signed by the author on lower corner of front endpaper. Paper ageing somewhat, otherwise a near fine copy. 22 x 14.5.
Darwin as described by the author during his tour of duty of 18 months before and after 19th February 1942.
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$65

30163
GROVE, Eric
GREAT BATTLES OF THE ROYAL NAVY, as commemorated in the gunroom, Britannia Royal Naval College, Dartmouth

London. 1994. Arms and Armour Press. 1st Ed. 256 PP with 26 maps in colour, 45 colour and 119 bw illust. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 25.2 x 19.5. 1854091840
From Alfred the Danes, 897 by W.A. Allard to the war in the Falklands, 1982 by Eric Grove.
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$15

46095
GUERIN, Michael
THE MIKHAIL LERMONTOV ENIGMA. 'Facts' after 12 years of Speculation

Blenheim, NZ. 1998. Chartwell Untenmehmen. 1st Ed. X, 131 PP with head pieces and tail pieces, 2 maps, 9 b/w photos and 9 facsimile of documents. Eps: Map of Cook Strait / Pelorus Sound. FP: The Mikhail Lermontov berthing at Wellington, 15 February 1986. Pictorial card cover with light wear. Stamp of previous owner on title page. Near fine. 21 x 15. 0473053314
Stranding, sinking... Aftermath (inquiries...).
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$30

21326
HAGELUND, W. A.
WHALERS NO MORE - A History of Whaling on the West Coast

Vancouver, B.C. 1987. Harbour Publishing. 1st Ed. IV, 211 PP with 68 b/w illustrations (photos, maps & sketches). Hard cover, dj. Foxing. Fine. 23.5 x 15.5. 0920080022
The reminiscences of whaling on the Pacific North-West coast between 1905 and 1972, from shore bases or steam whaling ships.
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$10

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

Sydney. 2000. New Holland. 1st Australian edition. 224 PP with 1 plan, 4 maps and 178 b/w photos. Title page: Home of the Blizzard. Eps: Map of the route of the Discovery during the two voyages of BANZARE. Laminated boards, dj. Fine. 28.7 x 23.5. 1864366702
The best-known of Australia's Antarctic explorers. His first steps were a geological survey in 1903 of the New Hebrides Islands (Vanuatu)...
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$35

64775
HAMLYN, Paul
THE ADVENTURE OF SHIPS

London. 1968. The Hamlyn Publishing Group. 1st Ed. 80 PP with colour illustrations by Istituto Geografico de Agostini. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). Dust jacket with closed tears (repaired). Occasional foxing. Very good. 30.2 x 23
Ships of all ages. Well illustrated.
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$10

15989
HARDY, A.C.
WORLD SHIPPING, A Note Book on SEAWAYS AND SEA TRADE and a Maritime Geography of Routes, Ports, Rivers, Canals and Cargoes

London. 1941. Penguin. 1st Ed. 224 PP with tables, maps, graphs as well as many b/w line drawings and ship profiles by Laurence Dunn. Pict. card covers, a little worn and fragile, paper browned, o/wise very good. Oblong: 10.8 x 18.
A scarce booklet.
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$10

31684
HAWS, Duncan
HOLLAND AMERICA LINE

London. 1995. Author. 1st Ed., No. 28 in the Merchant Fleets series. VI, 100, (2 index) PP with 92 scale (1:1200 & 1:1300) profile drawings. Pictorial card cover. Previous owner's name and date on title-page, o/wise fine. 21 x 14.8. 0946378258
Chronological Company history and Fleet list for all the ships ever owned by yh Nederlandsch Americaanische Stoomboot Maatschappij.
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$55

20288
HAWS, Duncan
MERCHANT FLEETS - 22: GLEN AND SHIRE LINES

London. 1991. Author. 1st Ed., No. 22 in Merchant Fleets series. 85 PP with 73 ship scale drawings. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 23.4 x 15.6.
Chronological history of the Glen Line and of the Shire Line. Fleet list (145 vessels).
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$30

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

Cambridge. 1980. Patrick Stephens. 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
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$20

15993
HEAL, S.C.
THE MAPLE LEAF AFLOAT, Volume I, West Coast Maritime Memories

Vancouver. 1992. Cordillera Pub. 1st Ed. 181, (III adv.) PP with b/w illust. Pictorial soft cover. Foxing spots on outside edges. Fine. 22.5 x 15. 1895590027
Various aspects of shipping from a Canadian point of view: maritime & nautical stories, contemporary shipping, commercial fishing...
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$10

16126
HERBERT, Wally
THE NOOSE OF LAURELS - The Discovery of the North Pole

London. 1989. Hodder & Stoughton. 1st Ed. 395 PP with 10 maps & diagrams, plus 16 pages with 49 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Ageing of paper around the edges, o/wise near fine. 24 x 16.2. 0340412763
A compelling portrait of the US explorer Peary, the first to reach the North Pole and his obsessive craving for fame.
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$10

66210
HMSO
FALKLAND ISLANDS AND DEPENDENCIES - Report for the Years 1954 and 1955

London. 1956. Colonial Reports / Her Majesty's Stationery Office. 1956 edition, in the "Colonial Reports" series. 70, (2) PP with tables, plus 4 pages with 7 b/w photos at centrefold and 2 folded charts at back of book. Soft cover, staples. Stamp of previous owner at top of title page. Very good. 21.5 x 13.5.
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$20

58085
HOARE, Merval
NORFOLK ISLAND, An Outline of its History 1774-1981

Brisbane. 1982. University of Queensland Press. 3rd edition of the 1969 original. (10), 188 PP with 2 b/w photos, plus 8 pages with 13 b/w illustrations. FEP: Map of Norfolk Island. Pictorial card cover. Faint foxing. Very good. 21.4 x 14. 070221941X
Discovery by Captain Cook, convict settlements, arrival of Pitcairn Islanders...
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$15

66036
HOGARTH, Christine
SHIPWRECK, Discoveries from our Earliest Shipwrecks 1622-1797

Sydney. 1988. International Cultural Corporation of Australia Ltd. 1st Ed., with a foreword by R. J. L. Hawke, Prime Minister of Australia. 51 PP with 4 location maps,12 b/w & 60 colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 27.4 x 22. 0642123497
The great seafaring saga out of which Australia emerged as a nation. Written in conjunction with the exhibition Shipwreck.
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$10

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

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

50577
HOGENHOFF, Carsten Berg, in collaboration with Lyn & Tex Battle, Bob Forsyth et al.
SWEERS ISLANDS UNVEILED. Details from Abel Tasman and Matthew Flinders' explorations of Australia

Oslo, Norway. 2006. Hogenhoff Forlag. 1st Ed., with a foreword by Paul Brunton. IV, 44 PP with over 45 b/w or colour illustrations. Inside front cover: aerial view of Sweers Island, Gulf of Carpentaria. Pictorial soft cover. Note at top of title page, signed by Lyn Battle co-author. Fine. 24 x 16. 8299714028
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$10

66154
HOLTHOUSE, Hector
SHIPS IN THE CORAL: Explorers, Wrecks and Traders of the Northern Australian Coast

Sydney. 1986. Angus & Robertson. Expanded and revised edition of the 1976 original. XIV, 337 PP with 2 maps and 32 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 22 x 14.5. 0207153108
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$30

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

Edinburgh. 1863. Edmonston & Douglas. 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.
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$250

18540
HOPKINS, David L.
THE SHIPPING HISTORY OF THE BASS STRAIT CROSSING

Hobart. 1994. Taswegia. 1st Ed. 36 PP with b/w illust. FEP: Mouth of River Don. REP: Comparison of vessel size in Bass Strait ships (Alma Doepel to Spirit of Tasmania). Pict. soft cover. Fine. 30.5 x 22.5. 0646186353
History in pictures & text of the regular passenger ferries crossing Bass Strait, a treacherous stretch of water.
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$10

66110
HORDERN, Marsden
MARINERS ARE WARNED ! John Lort Stokes & H.M.S. Beagle in Australia 1837-1843

Melbourne. 1989. Melbourne University Press. 1st edition, limited to 1250 copies, No. 4 in the Miegunyah Press series. XXII, (2), 360 PP with 8 figures & 9 maps, plus 7 lift-out charts inside back cover, and 24 pages with 43 plates (4 in colour). Hard cover, dj. Dedicatory note on verso of half title page dated and signed by the author. Foxing spots on outside edges and inside of dust jacket, o/wise fine. 24 x 15.7. 052284376X
The third surveying voyage by the British Hydrographical Office around the coasts of Australia, undertaken on board the HMS Beagle.
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$125

66109
HORDERN, Marsden
A MERCIFUL JOURNEY. Recollections of a World War II Patrol Boat Man

Melbourne. 2005. Melbourne University Press. 1st edition, limited to 3000 copies, No. 61 in the second numbered series of the Miegunyah Volumes. XIV, 335 PP with 5 facsimile of documents, plus 16 pages with 34 b/w photos. Eps: Map of Australia northern waters. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dedicatory note on verso of half title page dated and signed by the author. Fine. 24.3 x 15.7. 0522851657
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$75

65615
HORNADGE, Bill & MOORE, Brian (editors)
PITCAIRN ISLANDS SUPPLEMENT (in Stamp News, Volume 31, No. 6)

Dubbo, NSW. 1983. Stamp News. Stamp News - The Monthly Magazine for Stamp Collector, Volume 31, No. 6, June 1983. 112 PP. Contains 6 articles related to Pitcairn, pages 42 to 55 with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft covers (American sealer "Topaz" of Captain Mayhew Folger and the re-discovery in 1808 of the settlers on Pitcairn). Ageing of paper. Covers with a a small crease on top corner, o/wise near fine. 27.5 x 21.
Pitcairn Air Mail drop by New Zealand Air Force - The Discovery of Pitcairn Island - Pitcairn Island School - Pitcairn's romantic history - Postal history of Pitcairn - New Pitcairn Island varieties.
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$5

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

Sydney. 1937. Associated General Publications. 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.....
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$50

44923
HORWITZ, I., ALDERSON, H. G., BLACK, J. F. & CREAGH, W. J.
THE AUSTRALIAN AQUATIC ANNUAL - Anniversary Regatta, 1938 - Australia's 150th Celebrations

Sydney. 1938. Associated General Publications. 1st Ed., 3rd issue of this annual magazine. 108 PP with 112 b/w illustrations, and period advertisements (3 in colour). Fp: Portrait of Captain James Cook. Inside covers: advertisements. Pictorial soft wrappers rubbed with closed tears, reinforced spine. A little insect damage on outside edges. Very good. Scarce. 30.8 x 24.8.
Over 20 articles including: The America's Cup by Frank Ward, The Dawn of Boating in Australia, the 18-footers of the Aborigines, by Frederic Slater, Spunyarn, by W.H. Lober, Chris. Webb's Brilliant Sailing Deeds, by J.F. Black, ....
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$50

21472
HOSKING, R. O. (editor)
A SOURCE BOOK OF TANKERS AND SUPERTANKERS

London. 1973. Ward Lock. 1st Ed. 142 PP with 1 map of BP's Shipping Routes, 1 cut-away drawing of a supertanker, 1 painting and 130 bw photos. Fp: Small Mediterranean coastal sailing ship carrying wine and oil. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Very good. Oblong: 11.8 x 16.5. 0706314964
Details of over 100 different types of tankers with photos & technical background.
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$5

44109
HOUGH, Richard
A HISTORY OF FIGHTING SHIPS

London. 1975. Octopus Books. 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.
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$10

18619
HOWARD, Grant
THE NAVY IN NEW ZEALAND, An Illustrated History

Wellington. 1981. A.H. & A.W. Reed. 1st Ed. VI, 170 PP with b/w illust. (maps, paintings, photos, ...). Title-page: Cruiser Royalist. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 24.8 x 19. 0589013556
Two hundred years of navy in New Zealand (Royal Navy, then Royal New Zealand Navy), in war and peace.
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$20

64611
HOWARD, Philip
LONDON'S RIVER

London. 1975. Hamish Hamilton. 1st Ed. XII, 258 PP with 1 map on double page, plus 16 pages with 28 b/w illustrations. Top edge tinted. Hard cover, dj. Spine has a small bump with a corresponding tear and dust jacket is sunned on spine with a small repaired tear (now plastic protected). Slight ageing of paper. Very good. 24 x 16 241892376
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$15

41561
HOWARD, Sidney
OUR MERCHANT NAVY

London. 1941. O.U.P. 1st Ed. 104 PP with 9 line drawings by Edward Wigfull and 35 b/w photos. Fp: A big liner takes the water for the first time. Eps: Map with the trading routes of the British Empire. Limp cloth cover, device on front cover. Spine with few speckled spots, o/wise very good. 19.6 x 15.5.
Work of the Merchant Navy under normal peace-time conditions.
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$10

52224
HOWDEN, J. R.
THE BOYS' BOOK OF STEAMSHIPS

London. 1913. Grant Richards Ltd. 2nd edition of the 1908 original. XVIII, 296 PP with tables, plus 81 plates with 113 b/w illustrations (drawings, paintings & photos). Cloth cover, title and illustration on front cover and spine. Covers rubbed. Old watermarks on covers and endpapers. Note on FFEP. Occasional foxing spots. All plates present and a very good reading copy. 20.5 x 15.
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$10

30413
HOWE, Leslie
THE MERCHANT SERVICE TO-DAY

London. 1945. O.U.P. Reprint of the 1941 original. 159 PP with tables, and 10 figures, plus 23 plates with 30 b/w photos, & 1 folded chart. Fp: Queen Elizabeth leaving the Clyde and a sailing barge on the Thames. Cloth cover, decorated front. Top of spine a bit worn, war economy paper. Very good. 22 x 14.2.
Types & tonnage, propulsion, trade routes, navigation, etc.. The Merchant Service at War.
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$10

16715
HOYT, Edwin P.
CLOSING THE CIRCLE, War in the Pacific : 1945

New York. 1982. Van Nostrand Reinhold. Book Club edition. XIII, (3), 236 PP, plus 8 pages with 23 b/w photos. Fp: Map of Japan with 3rd Fleet operations. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing. Very good. 21.5 x 14.5.
The last 60 days of action of WWII in the Pacific theatre: Kamikaze attacks, Okinawa campaign, atomic bomb. Japan's official surrender aboard the USS Missouri.
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$10

10020
HURD, Archibald
THE ISLANDERS

London. 1926. Cassell. 1st Ed. 94 PP. Cloth cover, colour vignette on front. A little light foxing o/wise near fine. 18.6 x 12.5.
England and the Sea: struggle for Supremacy at sea, shipowners, shipping rings... The blessing of Sea Power... Series of articles initially published in The Blue Peter, revised and extended.
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$15

44961
HURD, Sir Archibald
THE BATTLE OF THE SEAS, The Fighting Merchantmen

London. 1941. Hodder & Stoughton. 1st Printing. 160 PP plus 40 pages with 52 b/w photos. Fp: Ships of Commerce Guarded by Ships of War. Hard cover with a few marks, scarce dust jacket. Light foxing, renewed endpapers, o/wise very good. 19.4 x 13.
A tribute to the skill, endurance & courage of the fighting merchantmen who supplied food & raw materials to the forces thus contributing to the defeat of Italy & Germany.
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$10

34056
HUTCHINSON, Paul, BROWN, David, O'NEILL, Richard et al.
SEA WAR IN THE PACIFIC

London. 1976. Marshall Cavendish. 1st Ed., in the Marshall Cavendish World War II Special. 64 PP with b/w photos & colour illust. (maps, plans, paintings). Inside front cover: US sea power off Luzon. Inside back cover: the multiple 6 battery of USS Miami bombards Japanese positions on the Island of Peleliu. Pictorial soft cover (slightly rubbed). Very good. 27.4 x 20.7.
From Japan's shock-attack on Pearl Harbor to the Marines' capture of Iwo Jima.
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$10

45971
HUTCHINSON, Robert
JANE'S SUBMARINES WAR BENEATH THE WAVES, from 1776 to the present day

London. 2003. HarperCollins Publishers. 1st paperback edition of the 2001 original. 223 PP with tables, b/w and colour illustrations (maps & plans, line drawings, photos...). Title spread: U-Boat attacked by Sunderland of the RAF Coastal Command, 1944. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 28 x 22. 0007163681
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$10

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

New York. 1967. Augustus M. Kelley. Reprint of the 2nd edition of 1932 (original of 1892), with a new preface by John A. Hobson. Reprints of Economic Classics series. IX, 174 PP. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 21 x 13.
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$10

16444
IDYLL, C.P. (Edit.)
EXPLORING THE OCEAN WORLD, A History of Oceanography

New York. 1972. Thomas Y. Crowell. Revised and expanded Ed of orig. 1969. VIII, 296 PP with 7 tables, 272 b/w illustrations & 32 pages with 45 colour illustrations. Cloth cover, dj. Very good. 28.2 x 22. 0690286104
Biology, chemistry and physics of the sea. Food from the sea, mineral resources, marine ecology,..
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$20

40316
INGPEN, Robert
CAPTAIN COOK BICENTENARY STAMPS

Melbourne. 1970. Australian Post Office / Note Printing Branch, Reserve Bank of Australia. Folder containing 6 unfranked stamps designed by Robert Ingpen. Value: 5 stamps at 5 Cents and 1 stamp at 30 Cents. Contained in an illustrated envelope. Near fine. 16.3 x 22.2.
Issue: 20th April 1970. subjects: 5 c. Cook, Landfall, Landing, Team of Scientists, Possession. 30 c. Portrait of Cook, Endeavour, Sextant, Kangaroo, Aborigines.
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$10

48681
INSTITUTE OF NAVIGATION (Editor)
NAVIGATION THROUGH THE AGES. A Handbook

London. 1948. Institute of Navigation / John Murray. 1st Ed. 62, (10 advertisements) PP. Soft cover. Foxing spots on edges, covers and few pages. Signature of previous owner at top of front cover. Very good. 24.8 x 15.5.
Handbook of the exhibition held by the Royal Geographical Society and the Institute of Navigation, showing the development of navigation from its beginnings to the achievements of the present day.
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$25

33868
JAFFEE, Walter W.
THE LAST MISSION TANKER

Palo Alto, Ca., USA. 1995. The Glencannon Press. 2nd edition of the 1990 original. 80 PP with 2 facsimile of documents, 5 headpieces and 31 b/w photos. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 22.8 x 15.3. 0963758659
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$15

40440
JAMES, Commander Henry
LIFE OF COMMANDER HENRY JAMES, R.N.

London. 1899. Privately printed. 1st edition. Edited by his daughter Edith A. James, with editorial note by E. G. Festing. (12), 302 PP, plus 4 b/w plates with tissue guards. Navy cloth cover, gilt devices on a rubbed front cover, gilt title on spine which has a small split at top. Folds of endpapers split. Front endpaper with small chip and stamp of previous owner. Light foxing on outside edges and in text. Old waterstains on lower corner near fold of the first 30 leaves but not affecting text. Binding still tight and a good copy of a rare item. 22 x 14.
Title on spine reads: A Midshipman in Search of Promotion. Entered the Royal Navy at age 13 in 1812. Retired in 1838. Died in 1898.
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$60

65770
JOHNSON, R.W. & THREFALL, N. A.
VOLCANO TOWN - The 1937-43 Rabaul Eruptions

Buranda, Qld. 1992. Robert Brown & Associates (Qld) Pty Ltd. Reprint of the 1985 Original. Foreword by C. M. Taylor. (12), 151 PP with b/w illustrations (drawings and sketches, maps and charts, and over 100 photos). Hard cover, title on front board and spine. Discreet name of previous owner on front endpaper. Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise a fine copy. 26.5 x 19.5 097926718X
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$20

54670
JONES, David
THE WHALERS OF TANGALOOMA

Brisbane. 1993. Tangalooma Island Resort 2000. Reprint of the 1980 original. (8), 55 PP with 1 map of Moreton Bay and 3 line drawings of Whalers, plus 4 pages with 8 b/w drawings by author. Title-page: Gun & Harpoon. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21.4 x 14. 0959907912
The whaling station of Tangalooma on the Western side of Moreton Bay between June 1952 and August 1962. History of Byron Bay and Cascade Bay (Norfolk Island).
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$25

65686
JOPPIEN, Rüdiger and SMITH, Bernard
THE ART OF CAPTAIN COOK'S VOYAGES - VOLUMES: I, II & III

Melbourne. 1985 & 1987. Oxford University Press. 1st edition for the III Volumes (in 4). Vol. I: XVI, 248 PP with 326 b/w & colour plates. Vol. II: XIV, 274 PP with 98 b/w & colour plates. Vol. III (Text): XXI, 234 PP with 209 b/w & colour plates. Vol. III (Catalogue): VIII, 435 PP with 458 b/w plates. Cloth covers with dust jackets. Light foxing spots on outside edges of Volumes I & II. Dust jackets of Vol III (2 books) are fine and dust jackets of Vols 1 & 11 are near fine (small rub and a scratch respectively). Overall a near fine set. 35 x 25.5. 0195558930
Vol. I: The Voyage of the Endeavour 1768-1771. Vol. II: The Voyage of the Resolution & Adventure 1772-1775. Vol. III (in 2 parts, Text & Catalogue): The Voyage of the Resolution & Discovery 1776-1780.
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$700

41589
JORDAN, D. J.
EAST COAST SHIPWRECKS - A Thematic Historical Survey

Melbourne. 1995. Maritime Heritage Unit, Heritage Victoria. 1st Ed. (6), 303 PP with tables and 29 b/w illustrations (map, sketches, and photographs). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.4 x 20.8. 0730686906
State of Victoria.
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$40

42716
JORDAN, David
WOLFPACK - The U-Boat War and the Allied Counter-Attack 1939-1945

Staplehurst, Kent. 2002. Spellmount. 1st Ed. 176 PP with 60 colour artworks and over 100 b/w or colour photos. Fp: Menacing shape of a U-Boat as it cuts through the water. Eps: Spectacular results of a torpedo attack, in the Atlantic, 1941. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 31.2 x 23.4. 1862271585
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$20

66283
JUAN SEBASTIAN DE ELCANO
Spanish Training Ship for Naval Academy Midshipman "JUAN SEBASTIAN DE ELCANO" - Training Cruise 1987/88

Cadiz. 1985. Armada de España. 1985 edition. No pagination, 16 PP with 7 b/w photos and colour illustrations (1 rigging plan on double page, 2 maps, 3 paintings and 20 photos). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 27.5 x 17.7.
The training ship launched in 1927. The 1987/88 cruise with Australian calls at Fremantle, Melbourne, Hobart and Sydney for Australia's Bicentennial Celebration. The first circumnavigation of the globe and Juan Sebastian de Elcano.
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$20

43834
KARLSSON, Börje (editor)
SJÖHISTORISK ARSSKRIFT FÖR ALAND 1992-93

Mariehamn, Aland. 1993. Alands Nautical Club / Stiftelsen Alands Sjöfartsmuseum. 1st Ed. 182, (8 advertisements) PP with b/w illustrations (maps, sketches and photos). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. Swedish text (English summary for each paper). 24 x 17.5.
18 papers. Diary of the Aland Captain, Nikolaï Törnkvist on board the barque Lima. British operation at Brahestad during the Crimean War in 1854... Shipwrecks of Aland ships on the island of Gotland... Wreck of the iron barque Aland on the reef of New Caledonia, aftermath... Voyage of the barque rigged Winterhude, Thames to Port Lincoln the Port Broughton...
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$40

48874
KEMP, Lieutenant-Commander P. K.
NINE VANGUARDS

London. 1951. Hutchinson. 1st Ed. 236 PP, plus 16 pages with 17 b/w illustrations. Fp: H.M.S. Vanguard, 1947. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price-clipped). Dust jacket with a few chips and protected. Foxing spots on outside edges and a few pages, o/wise a very good clean copy. 23.5 x 16.
The 9 warships of the British and Royal Navy, named Vanguard.
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$20

22074
KENTLEY, Eric
BOAT

Sydney. 1992. HarperCollins. 1st Australian edition, in the Collins Eyewitness Guides series. 64 PP with colour illust. Titlespread: 12 colour photos. Half title page: Chinese Junk. Illustrated endpapers. Pict. laminated boards. Near fine. 28.7 x 22.2. 0732200881
Discover the story of boats and ships - from dugout canoes to luxury yachts and giant supertankers.
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$10

66366
KIDSON, Edward
AUSTRALASIAN ANTARCTIC EXPEDITION 1911-14 - SCIENTIFIC REPORTS - SERIES B, VOL. VI - METEOROLOGY: Discussions of Observations at Adélie Land, Queen Mary Land and Macquarie Island

Sydney. 1946. Thomas Henry Tennant, Government Printer. 1st Ed. Preface by Douglas Mawson. 121 PP with 1 b/w photo (portrait of Edward Kidson), 30 figures and 65 tables. Soft covers with a few chips and small pieces missing around edges. First few pages dog-eared at bottom, o/wise very good. 30.5 x 24.
Expedition under the Leadership of Sir Douglas Mawson.
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$35

42752
KILEY, Deborah Scaling & NOONAN, Meg
ALBATROSS - The True Story of a Woman's Survival at Sea

Boston. 1994. Houghton Mifflin. 1st Ed. VIII, (2), 210 PP with 13 head pieces. Hard cover, gilt title on cloth spine, dj. Faint foxing. Near fine. 21.5 x 14.5. 0395655730
Cruise of the 58-foot yacht Trashman from Maine to Florida. Shipwrecked during a 70-knot gale..., rescued on 28th October 1982 by the Russian freighter Olenegorsk.
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$10

62064
KIRK, Allan A.
EXPRESS STEAMERS OF COOK STRAIT

Wellington. 1968. A.H. & A.W. Reed. 1st Ed. 207 PP with 1 sketch, plus 16 pages with 36 b/w photos. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Ex-library copy with 2 stamps Covers and dust jacket have old damp marks, o/wise a good copy. 22.3 x 14.2.
The full story of the passenger steamer services between Wellington and the South Island. Includes the Wahine disaster of April 1968.
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$15

48175
KLOSTER, Knut Utstein
DEN NORSKE STORMAKT. Var Skipsfart Gjennom Tusen Ar

Oslo. 1946. Gyldendal Norsk Forlag. 1st Ed. 206 PP with 1 rigging plan, 1 sails plan, 11 drawings (types of sailing ships), 6 maps, and 50 b/w illustrations. Hard cover (sunned), device on front. Slight ageing of paper. Signature on bottom of title-page. Very good. Norwegian text. 23.2. x 18.5. 8209012606
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$15

37745
KNOX-JOHNSTON, Sir Robin (Foreword)
THE CONWAY HISTORY OF SEAFARING IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY

London. 2000. Conway. 1st Ed., with a foreword by Sir Robin Knox-Johnston. 212 PP with 24 b/w plates. Hard cover, dj. Occasional foxing. Fine. 25.3 x 19.2. 0851777597
The race for sea supremacy by Eric Grove. The Great Liners, by Philip Dawson. Icy waters, by Ann Savours... Supplying the world by Alastair Couper.
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$15

15980
KRAFT, Barbara S.
THE PEACE SHIP, Henry Ford's Pacifist Adventure in the First World War

New York. 1978. Macmillan. 1st Ed. XIV, (2), 367 PP with 22 b/w illust. in text. Fp: Oscar II leaving Hoboken Pier on 4th Dec. 1915. Hard cover with repaired dj. Very good. 24 x 16. 025665707
The ill-fated effort of Henry Ford and peace pilgrims to stop WWI. They set sail on the passenger ship Oskar II.
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$15

35054
KRAYBILL, Gene
CHARTING NEW WATERS - The Bottom Line on our Navy Hydrographers (in Australian Geographic - No. 32)

Sydney. 1993. A.G.S. No. 32, October-December 1993. 128 PP. Contains article between pages 76 and 93 with 1 colour illustrations (1 drawing, 1 chart, 2 maps, and 22 colour photos by Grahame McConnell). Illustrated soft cover. Very good. 27.8 x 21.
Surveying the northern coastline and waters by the Royal Australian Navy hydrographers, plus Flinders sails into History by Graham Pearcey.
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$10

42193
KRUGER, Rayne & SYMES, Gordon
LAUNCHING WAYS

Wallsend-on-Tyne. 1953. Swan, Hunter, & Wigham Richardson Limited. 1st Ed. (2), 40, (2) PP with 12 ship badges, 24 ship profiles, and 46 b/w photos. Cloth cover a little faded near spine, gilt title and house flag on front cover. Near fine. Scarce. 25.2 x 19.3.
Published on the occasion of their Jubilee by the Organisation of Swan, Hunter, & Wigham Richardson Limited: Ship, Engine, Boiler & Floating Dock Builders & Repairers.
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$50

30860
LANDES, David S.
REVOLUTION IN TIME - Clocks and the Making of the Modern World

Cambridge, Mass., USA. 1983. The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press. 1st paperback edition. XVIII, (2), 482 PP with 9 figures and 12 tables, plus 8 colour plates and 32 pages with b/w figures. Pictorial soft cover. Foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 23.5 x 15.5. 0674768000
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$15

66344
LANE, Guy
YONGALA

Brisbane ? 2015. Author. 1st edited by Jane Aslett.. (6), 126, (4) PP. Pictorial soft cover. New. 23 x 15.4. 9781499568301
Historical novel based on the last voyage between Mackay and Townsville of S.S. Yongala and her foundering in March 1911.
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$25

14193
LARKIN, David (editor)
THE MARINE PAINTINGS OF CHRIS MAYGER

London. 1976. Pan Books. 1st Ed. 92 PP with 40 colour plates & 12 b/w drawings. Pictorial soft cover. Stamp of previous owner on front endpaper. Near fine. 28.3 x 22.9. 0330248324
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$15

46936
LAVERY, Brian
THE COLONIAL MERCHANTMAN SUSAN CONSTANT 1605

London. 1988. Conway. 1st Ed. in the Anatomy of the Ship series. 120 PP with 6 pages containing 19 b/w photos & 60 pages of plans & drawings. Hard cover, dj. Fine. Oblong: 24.5 x 26. 085177489X
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$40

66351
LAVERY, Brian (compiler)
THE ROYAL NAVY OFFICER'S POCKET-BOOK, 1944

London. 2007. Conway. 144 PP with b/w illustrations. FEP: Cutaway "Typical Gunnery layout of a modern Destroyer". REP: Plan of the bridge of HMS Duncan & The Wardroom and some of the Officers' Cabins of a River Class Frigate. Hard cover, title on front board and spine. Fine. 18.5 x 12.5. 9781844860548
A modern edition compiled by Brian Lavery, a leading naval historian who has reproduced an authentic presentation of life in the wartime navy and issues of leadership, discipline and initiative.
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$20

65959
LAXON, W. A. & PERRY, F. W.
B.I. - THE BRITISH INDIA STEAM NAVIGATION COMPANY LIMITED

Kendal, UK. 1994. World Ship Society. 1st Ed. 256 PP with 4 maps, 9 portraits, 7 ship profiles, 19 b/w illust. & 494 b/w photos of ships. FP: Kenya, 1951-1969. Half title page: "Britannia". Eps: 8 post cards with ships of B.I. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Signed on the title page by co-author Bill Laxon. Stamp of previous owner on front endpaper, o/wise fine. Scarce. 30.2 x 21.5. 0905617657
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$170

35477
LEAHY, Lt. R.C.A. (editor)
AUSTRALIA'S NAVY 1995

Canberra. 1995. Department of Defence / AGPS. 1st Ed. VI, 114 PP with b/w & colour illustrations. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Light foxing, o/wise near fine. 30.5 x 21.5. 064435996
HMAS Sydney visit to Vladivistok. All Australian submarine training...
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$25

39607
LEVENTHAL, Josh
TUGS

New York. 1999. Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers. 1st Ed. 112 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. FEP: Chart of Boston. REP: Chart of approaches to New York. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 34.8 x 34.8. 1579120857
The world's hardest working boats. Mechanics, lore and history of tugboats.
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$20

54597
LEYH, Stanley G. H.
BITS AND PIECES BY 'THE SAILOR' IN AUSTRALIA 1942-1944

Perth. c. 1944. Author / Imperial Printing Company. Limited edition printed for private circulation. 20 PP. Fp: Portrait of author, Stanley Leyh, April 1944 , signed. Soft cover, illustrated front cover (wattle), staples. 12 pages for 11 other verses (typescript) loosely inserted. Near fine. A rare item. 22.5 x 14.5.
Also includes an envelope containing: 2 copies of typescript letters addressed to Commander Leyh: 2 page letter dated 10th of June 1944 by Lawrence Jenkins, Paymaster Lieutenant RNVR, then Naval Officer-in-Charge Maddalena, Sardinia, and 1 page dated 26th June 1944 by J. M. Martin, one of Winston Churchill's Private Secretaries, then at 10, Downing Street, Whitehall. Plus a folder with his original portrait and the poem To Shirley dated 21/12/44 and signed, and a 6 page manuscript entitled "Lascka" written when living at Nedlands, W.A. together with a handwritten card "To Shirley, From "The boys at Leeuwin".
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$100

65084
LLOYDS
LLOYD'S CALENDAR 1962

London. 1961. Lloyd's. Yearly edition. Edited by Captain A.R. PILKINGTON, H.N. PEMBERTON, et al......XVIII, 738 PP with figures (plans, sketch maps and photos), graphs, tables and illustrated advertising material, plus b/w plates. Eps: Adverts. Cloth cover, gilt title on front board and spine, m.v. "PINEBANK" in gilt on bottom of front cover. Spine faded and speckled. Gilt lettering on front board dulled. Internally very clean and overall, a very good copy 20.8 x 13.5.
Glossary of Maritime and commercial terms (English, French German, Spanish, Italian and Norwegian) : pages 455 to 475.
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$10

41689
LLOYD'S
MARITIME GUIDE 1986

London. 1986. Lloyd's Register of Shipping. 1st Ed. (6), 510, (2), 54, (26 maps), 119, (3), 267, 20, (2), 19, (3), 7 PP with 54 maps and location maps (in the map section). Hard cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Near fine. 29.2 x 24.7.
Port facilities. Ports gazetteer and maps, telegraphic address and telex numbers. Call signs of ships. Shipbuilders. Shipbreakers. Marine Insurance. Marine Associations.
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$65

66287
LOCKWOOD, Kim
VJ DAY: The End of WWII in the Pacific - 70th Anniversary

Melbourne. 2015. Wilkinson Publishing. 1st Ed., in the WP Military series. No pagination, 88 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. New. 31.5 x 24. 9781922178961
Last Days and Hours. Speeches (Japanese Emperor Hirohito, US President Truman, King George VI, Eleanor Roosevelt & General MacArthur) and Celebrations ...
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$20

66007
LONEY, Jack
WRECKS ON THE QUEENSLAND COAST, Volume 1: 1791 - 1900

Geelong. c. 1982. Marine History. 1st Ed. 87 PP, plus 1 map on full page, & 26 pages with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Name of previous owner on front cover and his signature on title page. Very good. 21.6 x 14.6. 0909191220
Includes the Great Barrier Reef, Coral Sea, Torres Strait & the Gulf of Carpentaria.
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$20

17150
LONEY, Jack (editor)
JACK LONEY'S MARITIME AUSTRALIA

Geelong. c. 1980. Author. 1st Ed. 128 PP with 7 b/w illust. (4 photos, 2 maps & 1 painting), plus 16 pages with 30 b/w illust. Title page: Barque Polly Woodside undergoing restoration at Melbourne. Pictorial soft cover. Some light foxing, o/wise very good. 21.5 x 14. 0868951048
Short tales of ships and men on the oceans bordering Australia and its island dependencies.
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$10

21342
LOW, A.P.
REPORT ON THE DOMINION GOVERNMENT EXPEDITION TO HUDSON BAY AND THE ARCTIC ISLANDS ON BOARD THE D.G.S. NEPTUNE 1903-1904

Ottawa. 1906. Govt. Printer. 1st Ed. XVII, 354 PP with 11 head-pieces, 2 drawings and many tables in text plus 52 full-page b/w plates and a very large folded colour map (76 cm x 104 cm) in a pocket: Geological Map of the North Eastern Part of Canada. Fp: Portrait of the Chief of the Aivillingmiut. Orig. gilt-engraved and decorated cloth cover is speckled but internally a very good clean copy printed on superior paper. 23 x 16.
Historical summary of Arctic Canada, the Eskimos, geology, whaling and navigation on Hudson Bay.
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$30

58155
LUBBOCK, Basil
THE BLACKWALL FRIGATES

Glasgow. 1973. Brown, Son & Ferguson. Reprint of the 2nd edition of 1950 (1924 original). XV, 280 PP, plus 62 pages with b/w illust. & 6 pages of plans. Fp: The commands of Captain Methven. Eps: Chart of the World. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). Dust jacket lightly soiled. Faint foxing on outside edges. Near fine. 24.5 x 18.5.
History of the Blackwall Yard, East India Shipping, Black Wallers. Runs to Australia.
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$45

66005
LUBBOCK, Basil
THE LAST OF THE WINDJAMMERS - VOLUME II

Glasgow. 1949. Brown, Son & Ferguson. Reprint of the 1929 original. XV, 448 PP, plus 17 plans (16 of them folded) and 96 plates with 174 b/w illustrations. Fp: Hougomont. Eps: Chart of the world. Blue cloth cover with a few small bumps and a small speckle, title in blind on front cover and gilt on spine, dj. Dust jacket price clipped with 2 pieces missing from the front part. Name of previous owner on front endpaper and his stamp on title page. A little light foxing, o/wise near fine internally. 25 x 19.5.
The last boom in sail, the lime-juicers, the carriers of the 90's, the square-riggers of the 20th century, small fry.
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$70

18258
LUCAS, Alan
CRUISING AUSTRALIANS

Sydney. 1989. Horwitz Grahame. 1st Ed. III, 268 PP with b/w & colour illust. throughout. Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. 25 x 16. 072552149X
A fascinating insight into the life of the Cruising Australian: the people, the boats, the places they visit...
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$25

43299
LUCAS, Alan
CRUISING THE CORAL COAST

Sydney. c. 1973. Compass Publications. 2nd edition enlarged from the 1968 original. 272 PP with charts, plans and b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Covers rubbed and with creases, o/wise very good. 24.2 x 15.2. 0909319006
Ports and harbours on the Queensland Coast from Southport to Torres Strait.
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$10

37681
LUCAS, Alan
FITTING OUT ABOVE DECKS

Melbourne. 1984. Horwitz Grahame. Reprint of the 1982 original. (8), 312 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial laminated boards. Near fine. 25 x 16. 0725517476
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$15

46413
LUNDY, Derek
GODFORSAKEN SEA: Racing the World's Most Dangerous Waters

Chapel Hill, N.C. 1999. Algonquin Books. 2nd printing of the 1998 original. XXV, (3), 272 PP with 1 table, 1 cut away and 2 maps. Fp: sketch map of the race. Hard cover, dj. Signatures on front endpaper, o/wise near fine. 23.5 x 15.7. 1565122291
Story of the 1996-1997 Vendée Globe.
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$10

19223
LYTE, Charles
SIR JOSEPH BANKS, 18th Century Explorer, Botanist and Entrepreneur

London. 1980. David & Charles. 1st Ed. 248 PP with 19 b/w & 8 colour illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 24 x 16. 0715378848
A skilled botanist who devoted his fortune and life to botany and science in general. Sailing to Newfoundland and Labrador, then joining Cook's first expedition.
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$40

14565
MABER, John M.
NORTH STAR TO SOUTHERN CROSS

Prescot. 1967. T. Stephenson & Sons. 1st Ed. XV, 335 PP with 5 line drawings by author, plus 48 pages with 96 b/w photos. Fp: Mariposa, built 1953. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Near fine. 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.
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$30

32843
McADAM, Roger Williams
PRISCILLA OF FALL RIVER

New York. 1947. Stephen Daye Press. 1st Ed. 224 PP with 13 head pieces, plus 34 plates with 57 b/w illust. Fp: Steamer Priscilla. Title page: Drawing depicting the stern carvings from the Priscilla. Eps: Map with route followed between Fall River and New York. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dust jacket has a few small pieces missing, o/wise near fine. 23.6 x 15.7.
The Fall River Line, linking New England to the states farther west, and Priscilla Queen on this run between 25th June 1894 and 24th July 1937.
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$15

65884
McCOSKER, Anne
MASKED EDEN: A History of the Australians in New Guinea

Maleny, Qld. 1998. Matala Press. 1st Ed. Foreword by John Leeuwin-Clark. XI, (5), 354 PP with b/w illustrations (3 maps, 13 facsimile of documents and 52 b/w photos). Pictorial soft cover. Spine with creases. Faint foxing on outside edges. Name of previous owner on title page. Near fine. 25.8 x 18.5. 064635289X
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$60

66324
McDONALD, Lorna
GLADSTONE ... City that Waited

Brisbane. 1988. Gladstone City Council / Boolarong. 1st Ed. Foreword by Col Brown, Mayor. Preface by Dr. W. Ross Johnston. X, 464 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Eps. Hard cover, Crest of City on front board, dj. Signature of previous owner on front endpaper. Faint foxing on outside edges. Near fine. 25 x 17.5. 095991241X
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$50

65772
McDONALD, Neil & BRUNE, Peter
200 SHOTS: Damien Parer, George Silk and the Australians at war in New Guinea

Sydney. 1998. Allen & Unwin. 1st Ed. X, 197 PP with b/w illustrations (4 drawings and sketches, 5 maps and photos). Hard cover, gilt title on spine. Name of previous owners on title page, o/wise fine. 26 x 19.5 1864485418
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$30

20823
McGINNESS, Laurie
SURFING FUNDAMENTALS

Sydney. 1978. Reed. 1st Ed. 80 PP with 73 b/w photos, plus 16 pages with 22 colour photos (photos by Peter Crawford). Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket has a few chips and/or repaired closed tear. Very good. 25.5 x 19. 0589500554
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$20

65834
MACKAY, Scott
A FRIEND IN BARCELONA

Toronto, Canada. 1991. HarperCollins. 1st Ed. (6), 314 PP. Hard cover, cloth spine, dj. Remainder mark on lower outside edge. Very good. 24.2 x 16.5. 0002234998
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$10

19492
McLEAN, Gavin (compiler)
NEW ZEALAND COASTAL PASSENGER SHIPS

Wellington. 1989. G.P. Books. 1st Ed. 48 PP with 66 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21 x 14.8. 0477000142
Photographic record of the various runs: Northern Route, Nelson Passenger Service, the Picton Ferry, the Wellington-Lyttelton Ferry Service and Foveaux Strait Service.
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$15

16265
McLEAN, G.T.
CAPTAIN TOM

Brisbane. 1986. Boolarong. 1st Ed. Forewords by Sir Albert Abbott and P. T. King. Introduction by Colleen Davis (editor). XV, 103 PP with b/w photos, plus 8 pages with 25 colour photos. Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. 15 x 16.8. 1862520517
Tom McLean achieved his dreams: cruising through the Whitsunday Islands and the Great Barrier Reef, starting with the Shangri-La, then with decommissioned fairmiles.
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$30

66315
McLEAN, John
A MISSION OF HONOUR: The Royal Navy in the Pacific, 1769-1997

Wellington. 2010. Winter Productions. 1st Ed. 518 PP, plus 16 pages with 4 sketch maps and 22 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 24.5 x 15.8. 1827970230
Great Britain, Royal Navy and the Pacific Ocean: from the arrival of Captain Cook in the Pacific, to the handover of Hong Kong to China.
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$65

66006
MCLEOD, G. Roderick (compiler)
SHIPS REGISTERED IN THE PORTS OF QUEENSLAND

Brisbane. 2002. Queensland Maritime Museum Association. 1st Ed. (4), 68 PP, (3 index), plus 1 errata slip pasted down on verso of foreword page and an addendum to Maryborough list pasted down on page 48. Soft cover. Signed by the author on title page and signature of previous owner also, o/wise fine. 24.2 x 18.
Moreton Bay, then Brisbane: 1851-1900. Rockhampton: 1860-1901. Maryborough: 1868-1936. Townsville: 1884-1911. Bundaberg: 1899-1954.
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$15

13924
McLINTOCK, A. H.
THE PORT OF OTAGO

Christchurch. 1951. Whitcombe & Tombs. 1st Ed. XX, 428 PP, plus 48 b/w plates on full page, 2 b/w plates on double page, and 1 folding map in colour of Otago Harbour. Eps: Map of The Port of Otago. Cloth cover, dj. Presentation slip to Commander I. H. Nicholson, signed by I. Maclean Stewart, Chairman of the Otago Harbour Board, loosely inserted. Sellotape marks on front endpapers, some light foxing. Very good. 22.5 x 15.2.
Story of the main port of the South Island.
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$20

46633
MANDER-JONES, Phyllis (editor)
MANUSCRIPTS IN THE BRITISH ISLES RELATING TO AUSTRALIA, NEW ZEALAND, AND THE PACIFIC

Canberra. 1972. ANU / National Library of Australia. 1st Ed. XXIII, 697 PP. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Signed by the author on title page. Fine. 25 x 16. 0708104509
Source materials found in Great Britain and Ireland.
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$20

42190
MANSEL, Philip & WINKS, Robin W.
THE LILY AND THE LION - Royal France / Great Britain

Boston. 1987. Boston Publishing Company. 1st Ed. in the Empires: Their Rise and Fall series. Preface by Peter Stansky. 168, (6 index) PP with over 300 colour illustrations. Hard cover, dj (chipped and with closed tears). Near fine. 30.2 x 23. 0150040326
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$10

31561
MARRIOTT, John
SUBMARINE - The Capital Ship of Today

London. 1986. Ian Allan. 1st Ed. 128 PP with tables and b/w illust. (drawings, sketch-plans, photos). Title spread: Like a whale, the USS Birmingham, an SSBN, surfaces. Hard cover, dj. 7 pages at rear of book with printing smudge, but not affecting the legibility, a little light foxing, o/wise very good. 24.2 x 17.7. 0711015953
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$10

66260
MARRIOTT, Leo
FROM THE BRIDGE - HMS INVINCIBLE

London. 1990. Ian Allan. 1st Ed. 80 PP with 1 map of the British Isles, 1 plan of the bridge and 103 b/w photos. Title spread: HMS Invincible arriving at Port Jackson, end of 1983. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 23.5 x 17. 0711019401
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$15

65910
MARTIN, Brian
PRESERVING AN OLD TUG - FORCEFUL (in Insurance Lines)

Brisbane. 1972. The State Government Insurance Office (Queensland) Article pulled out from Volume LIV, No. 3, January-March 1972. Pages 2 to 6 with 4 b/w photos. Soft cover. Very good. 26.8 x 20.3.
Built Glasgow in 1925. Service on the Brisbane River between 1926 and 1971. Museum ship, since then.
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$5

18986
MARTINEZ, Orlando
PANAMA CANAL

London. 1978. Gordon & Cremonesi. 1st Ed. 154 PP with an elevation plan in text plus 6 b/w illust. Hard cover, gilt-engraved spine, dj. Near fine. 26 x 17.3. 0860330478
The realisation of Balboa's dream, led by Bunau-Varilla, the organiser, and Goethals, the engineer, who completed the failed attempt of Ferdinand de Lesseps.
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$15

55966
MASTERS, John
THE ROCK, A Novel

London. 1989. Sphere Books. 1st paperback edition of the 1970 original. 383 PP with 14 illustrations (2 plans, 3 drawings and 9 maps). Paperback. Book dealer stamp on preliminary page. Foxing on outside edges. Very good. 17.8 x 10.7. 0747403910
The Rock: Gibraltar.
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$5

22027
MEISTER, Jürg
THE SOVIET NAVY - Volume 1

London. 1972. Macdonald. 1st Ed. in the Navies of the Second World War series. 150 PP with tables, 17 sketch-plans & 65 bw photos. FEP: sketch plan of the Marat and the Oktyabrskaya Revolutsia. REP: sketch plan of the Parizhskaya Kommuna. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. Oblong: 10.8 x 15.5. 356030431
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$15

22026
MEISTER, Jürg
THE SOVIET NAVY 2

London. 1972. Macdonald. 1st Ed. in the Navies of the Second World War series. 152 PP with tables, 8 sketch-plans & 37 bw photos. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. Oblong: 10.8 x 15.5. 35603044X
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$15

47489
MEZIN, Louis (editor)
CAHIERS DE LA COMPAGNIE DES INDES - No. 1 - 1996

Port Louis, 1996. Musée de la Compagnie des Indes. Yearly magazine, Issue No. 1 - 1996. 97, (3) PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 27 x 21. 2950492029
Magazine published by the Museum of the French East India Company. Company paintings or Farenghi Paintings by Jean-Marie Lafont. Pondichery in the 18th century, by Pierre Bourdat... Coins, medals etc of the East India Companies, by Daniel Cariou...
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$35

65425
MIKIMOTO
MIKIMOTO PEARL ISLAND: The Home of Cultured Pearls

Tokyo. c. 2004. Kokichi Mikimoto. Brochure with folded centrefold. 20 PP with 3 colour and 24 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Card with exchange rate (Yen / $ & $ / Yen), loosely inserted. Text in Japanese and English. Very good. Small format. Oblong: 12.2 x 13.2.
Mikimoto Island, Toba, Mie Prefecture, Japan.
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$10

66342
MILLER, Rachel
WIFE & BAGGAGE TO FOLLOW

Canberra. 2013. Halstead Press. 1st Ed. Introduction and Afterword by Diana Hall. 255 PP with b/w illustrations (2 cartoons, 2 facsimiles of documents and 42 photos). Title spread: Canberra railway station. Pictorial soft cover. Pages 125 to 128 with a tiny piece missing (cut) on bottom right-hand corner without loss of text, o/wise very good. 23 x 15.3 9781925043006
Reminiscences of wives of Australian Diplomats, in their foreign postiings.
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$20

14175
MILLER, William H.
MODERN CRUISE SHIPS, 1965-1990: A Photographic Record

New York. 1992. Dover Publications. 1st Ed. XI, 130 PP with 184 illust. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 30 x 22.5. 0486267539
Pictorial survey of over 100 cruise ships from the Queen of Bermuda to the Sovereign of the Seas.
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$15

51663
MINISTRY OF SHIPPING
Notice to Ship Owners and Ship Masters and to Owners and Skippers of Fishing Vessels: WAR TIME SAFETY MEASURES

London. 1941. Ministry of Shipping. Notice No. M. 191. 30 PP. Stapled wrappers. Very good. 21.2 x 13.2.
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$5

16692
MITCHELL, Mairin
THE RED FLEET AND THE ROYAL NAVY

London. 1942. Hodder & Stoughton. Reprint of earlier edition of 1942, in the Black Jacket series. 98 PP, plus 8 pages with 8 b/w photos. Cloth cover, dj. Very good. 18 x 11.5.
History and various components of the Red Fleet: Black Sea, Baltic & Northern Fleet, Far East, rivers and canals. British sea strategy at the time: helping Russia (Siege of Leningrad & Arctic convoys).
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$15

66301
MITCHELL, Sir William (editor)
MARITIME NOTES AND QUERIES: A Record of Shipping Law and Usage - Volume IV

London. 1878. Spottiswoode & Co. Vol. IV, September 1878, compiled and edited from "Shipping and Mercantile Gazette Daily Newspper. 4 (adverts.), XV, 230 PP, (2 adverts). Cloth cover, gilt title on front board, cloth spine with title on paper label pasted down, hinges reinforced. Covers somewhat soiled and worn around edges and with rubbed patches. Pages 131 to 137 soiled by dampness. Signature on inside front cover and stamp of John Poole, Chronometer Maker. Very good. Scarce. 26.5 x 19.5.
A book of reference for Shipowners, Shipbrokers, Charterers, and Consignees, and Shipmasters' Complete Guide.
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$75

51967
MODEL & ALLIED PUBLICATIONS
MAKING SAILING DINGHIES AND WOODEN BOATS

London. 1972. MAP / Model & Allied Publications. 1st Ed. 50 PP with tables and b/w illustrations. Illustrated card cover. Near fine. 21 x 14.7.
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$15

66332
MONSARRAT, Nicholas
THE MASTER MARINER Book 2 - Darken Ship, The Unfinished Novel

London. 1980. Book Club Associates / Cassell Ltd. 1st Book Club edition. Biographical introduction by Ann Monsarrat. (8), 181 PP with b/w illustrations by Peter McClure (3 drawings, 7 headpieces and 10 maps). Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 22.2 x 14.
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$15

19347
MONSARRAT, Nicholas
THE MASTER MARINER - Book I: Running Proud

London. 1978. Cassell Ltd. 1st Ed. (12), 524 PP with 7 headpieces and 7 maps on double page. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 22.2 x 14. 0304296090
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$15

49678
MOON, A. Ramsay
THE DESIGN OF WELDED STEEL STRUCTURES

London. 1948. Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons. 2nd edition. VIII, 134 PP, (2 publications) with over 110 figures, plus 6 large folded insets. Green cloth covers faded around edges, spine and rear cover. War economy paper. Foxing. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Very good. 22.2 x 14.2.
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$20

15141
MULRENNAN, Monica
TOWARDS A MARINE STRATEGY FOR TORRES STRAIT (MaSTS)

Canberra. 1993. North Australia Research Unit - A.N.U. & Torres Strait Island Coordinating Council. 1st Ed. XII, 52 PP with 2 maps plus 4 pages Executive Summary, Marine Strategy for Torres Strait (MaSTS) loosely inserted. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.6 x 20.8. 0731515455
Conservation, environment, development... of the Torres Strait Islands.
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$20

37226
MUNRO-SMITH, R.
MERCHANT SHIPS AND SHIPPING

London. 1968. Hutchinson Scientific and Technical. 1st Ed. XIV, 249 PP with 7 tables and 73 figures (drawings and b/w photos). Cloth cover, dj (price-clipped). Lower edge of front cover speckled, foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise very good. 21.7 x 14.2. 090861604
Basic design, ship building, load lines, stability and trim... Regulations for safety of life at sea.
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$10

38804
N/A
AUSTRALIA'S NAVY - 1993-4

Sydney. 1993. Showcase Publications. 4th annual edition. 28 PP with advertising material and colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21.
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$5

40750
N/A
FORE AND AFT SEAMANSHIP FOR YACHTSMEN, with names of ropes, spars, and sails of a cutter, yawl and schooner

London. No date. c.1888. Imray, Laurie, Norie & Wilson. 1st Ed. 16 PP, plus 1 plate with 3 drawings. Vignette on title page. Compass rose drawn on inside front cover plus hand-written notes and former owner's name on half-title page. Illustrated card cover, cloth spine. Very good. 21 x 14.5.
Questions and answers in fore and aft seamanship.
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$20

64972
N/A
LIGHT STEAM POWER - Vol. XIX, No. 5

Isle of Man, G.B. 1970. J. N. Walton. Vol. XIX, No. 5, September-October 1970. 217-272 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft wrappers. Very good. 21.5 x 14.
Authentic world news on Steam Power for Cars, Launches and Small Stationary Units.
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$5

64971
N/A
LIGHT STEAM POWER - Vol. XVIII, No. 1

Isle of Man, G.B. 1959. J. N. Walton. Vol. XVIII, No. 1, January-February 1969. 56 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft wrappers. Very good. 21.5 x 14.
Authentic world news on Steam Power for Cars, Launches and Small Stationary Units.
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$5

12273
N/A
THE PORT OF PORTLAND, Souvenir of Harbor Opening, November, 1960

Portland. 1960. Port of Portland Development Association. 1st Ed. No pagination, 24 pages with 1 map and 26 b/w illustrations, plus 1 folded colour plate at back Impression of Ultimate Development of the Port of Portland. Pictorial card cover a little soiled and rubbed, o/wise very good. 23 x 17.
Development and construction of a modern port.
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$15

64591
N/A
SHIPS ILLUSTRATED - Volume 2, No. 1

Shepperton, Middlesex. 1967. Ian Allan. Volume 2, No. 1, January 1967. Edited by Melville Nicholson. 36 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Occasional foxing. Very good. 23 x 15.2.
Includes articles: Shipping Fleets of the World - Union Castle Line, by Bert Moody, Port Panorama: Harwich, by Alfred H. Smith, Manchester Ship Canal, by John Currie.
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$5

64592
N/A
SHIPS ILLUSTRATED - Volume 2, No.3

Shepperton, Middlesex. 1967. Ian Allan. Volume 2, No. 3, March 1967. Edited by Melville Nicholson. 36 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Occasional foxing. Very good. 23 x 15.2.
Includes articles: Shipping Fleets of the World - Royal Mail Lines, by Bert Moody, Isle of Man Shipping, by W.S. Basnett, Oil and Tankers, by J. Graeme Bruce.
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$5

64593
N/A
SHIPS ILLUSTRATED - Volume 2, No.5

Shepperton, Middlesex. 1967. Ian Allan. Volume 2, No. 5, May 1967. Edited by W. Paul Clegg. 36 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Occasional foxing. Very good. 23 x 15.2.
Includes articles: Shipping Fleets of the World, Norwegian America Line, by Bert Moody, The Hardanger Fjord, by James Liddell. Flags and Funnels: No. 2, by John S. Styring: Sig Bergesen, Oslo.
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$5

66437
NAISH, Lieut.-Commader G. P. B.
FLYING IN THE ROYAL NAVY 1914-64

London. 1964. H.M.S.O. / National Maritime Museum. 1st Ed. No pagination, 56 PP with 55 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. Oblong: 16.3 x 21.3.
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$10

52930
NASH, Michael (editor)
SHIPWRECK ARCHAEOLOGY IN AUSTRALIA

Perth. 2007. University of Western Australia Press. 1st Ed. VIII, 224 PP with 15 location maps, b/w and colour illustrations (artworks, engravings, plans, photos). Eps: Massacre of the Batavia survivors at Beacon Island. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 26.7 x 21.2. 9780980296433
Study of 15 shipwrecks: Batavia in 1629, by Jeremy Green. HMS Sirius in 1790, by Myra Stanbury... Rapid in 1811, by Graeme Henderson... SS Xantho, by Michael McCarthy...
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$25

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

Christchurch, N.Z. 1998. Clerestory Press. 1st soft cover edition. XVIII, 142 with 1 organigram, 3 maps, 5 ship's profiles and 64 b/w illust., plus 4 pages with 8 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 24 x 18.5. 0958370656
Published to mark PFL's first twenty years of regular and efficient shipping to the Pacific Island Nations.
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$10

66419
NORDDEUTSCHER LLOYD
NORDDEUTSCHER LLOYD 1857-1957, Geschichte einer Bremischen Reederei

Bremen, Germany. 1957. Von Georg Bessell. 1st Ed. 236 PP with text drawings, 2 colour, and 33 b/w plates. Fp (in colour): Portrait of H.H. Meier. Cloth cover, title on front cover and spine. Head of spine rubbed. Occasional foxing. German text. Very good. 24.8 x 17.8.
First hundred years of a German shipping line created in 1857 by H.H. Meier. P.191 to 229: Fleet list of 350 vessels. Company presentation card pasted down on preliminary page, dated 20th February 1957.
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$15

36625

NORFOLK ISLAND - The architectural historical record of Kingston and Arthur's Vale

Canberra. 1981. A.G.P.S. / Department of Housing and Construction. 1st Ed. (4), 84 PP with plans and b/w photos. Card cover, photo on front cover. Slight insect damage at top of front cover which has some light wear around edges, o/wise near fine. Large oblong: 29.7 x 41.8. 0642066744
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$35

46883
NORMAN, Dean (editor)
THE ALL-PURPOSE GUIDE TO PADDLING

Matteson, Illinois. 1977. Greatlakes Living Press. 2nd printing of the 1976 original. (6), 218 PP with cartoons, figures and b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover (rubbed). Faint foxing on outside edges. Very good. 21.5 x 14. 0915498138
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$10

32534
OBEYESEKERE, Gananath
THE APOTHEOSIS OF CAPTAIN COOK - European Mythmaking in the Pacific

Princeton, N.J. 1992. Princeton University Press. 1st Ed. XVIII, 251 PP with 14 b/w illust. Fp: Capt. Cook by William Hodges. Cloth cover, dj. Near fine. 24.2 x 16. 0691056803
The death of Capt. Cook re-examined after studying shipboard journals and logs, kept by the Captain and his officers. (A non-Western culture approach to the explanation of the slaying of a God).
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$30

64908
O'CONNOR, Terry
A PICTORIAL HISTORY OF QUEENSLAND

Brisbane. 1996. Robert Brown & Associates (Qld) Pty Ltd. 1st Ed. 288 PP with b/w illustrations. Hard cover, gilt title on front board and spine, dj. Fine. 30.5 x 22.
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$20

34093
O'NEILL, Richard
SUICIDE SQUADS OF WORLD WAR II. Axis and Allied Special Attack Weapons of World War II: their Development and their Missions

Sydney. 1981. Lansdowne Press. 1st Australian edition. 296 PP with 6 maps, 18 tables, 60 diagrams and sketch-plans, and 130 b/w photos. FEP: Map of Japanese waters. REP: Map of the Channel and North Sea. Hard cover, dj. Foxing on outside edges. Near fine. 23.8 x 15.5. 0701816104
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$10

63131
OSBORNE, Dr. Richard (editor)
CONVERSION FOR WAR

Kendal, Cumbria. 1983. World Ship Society. WSS Monograph No. 6. 84 PP with 1 graph, 1 table and 40 b/w photos. Soft cover. "With Compliments" slip loosely inserted. Fine. 21 x 14.8. 0905617258
Arnold Hague: Armed Merchant Cruisers / Ocean Boarding Vessels / Q-Ships. Roger Nailer: Seagoing Auxilliary AA Ships. Richard Osborne: Glen Class Landing Ships. Aldo Fraccaroli: Italian Merchant Armed Cruisers.
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$15

65938
PANOFSKY, Dr. Walter & KLEMM, Prof. Dr. Friedrich
DEUTSCHES MUSEUM MUNICH

Munich. 1970. Peter Winkler Verlag. 1st English edition translated by F. & Charles Dahl. Preface by Rudolf von Miller. (4), 108 PP with 15 b/w plates and 35 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, illustrated front. Front board lightly soiled. Near fine. 27.7 x 20.
Impressions from a tour of the collections ...
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$10

64704
PARKIN, Dean
A MARITIME MISCELLANY - Volume 1: Whitby to Great Yarmouth

Lowestoft, Suffolk. 1989. Tyndale + Panda Publishing. 1st Ed., with an introduction by Arthur G. Credland. 112 PP with b/w illustrations (1 set of plans, 1 facsimile of documents, 3 diagrams, paintings and photos). Pictorial soft covers. Signed by the author on title page. A few small spots on front cover, o/wise fine. 25 x 20.3. 1870094115
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$15

15112
PARKINSON, Sydney
A JOURNAL OF A VOYAGE TO THE SOUTH SEAS

London. 1984. Caliban Books. Facsimile reprint of the 1784 original. (6), XXIV, (22), 212, (2 errata) PP, plus 29 plates. Fp: Portrait of Sydney Parkinson. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Faint foxing. Fine. 22 x 15.5. 0904573516
Contains reprints of the 27 engravings of the original edition. Parkinson's observations on the customs and manners of the people encountered. Language glossaries of Tahiti, New Zealand, New Holland, & Malay.
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$65

39094
PARMELEE, David F.
BIRD ISLAND IN ANTARCTIC WATERS

Minneapolis. 1980. University of Minnesota Press. 1st Ed. XII, 140 PP with 2 maps and b/w illustrations (drawings and photos), plus 16 plates with 5 colour photos and 14 watercolours. All illustrations by the author. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Few foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise fine. 28.5 x 22.2. 0816609373
The adventures of an artist/ornithologist on a lonely outcrop in the Far South Atlantic. Bird Island, at the western part of South Georgia.
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$10

38263
PARSONS, Ronald
AUSTRALIAN SHIPOWNERS AND THEIR FLEETS - Book Five: Early Australian Owners

Adelaide. 1979. Author. 1st Ed. (4), 91 PP. Stapled typescript monograph. Soft covers a little aged, o/wise near fine. Oblong: 16.6 x 20.6.
Early shipowners, vessels owned/operated by the Colonial Government. Early whaling ships.
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$10

66031
PARSONS, Ronald
AUSTRALIAN SHIPOWNERS AND THEIR FLEETS. Book Seven - Vessels Enrolled at Sydney 1841-49

Magill, S.A. 1982. Author. 1st Ed. IV, 98 PP. Stapled typescript monograph printed on 2 columns. Soft covers with light wear/browning, o/wise near fine. Oblong: 16.6 x 20.5. 0909418241
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$10

16096
PARSONS, Ronald
AUSTRALIAN SHIPOWNERS AND THEIR FLEETS. Books Twelve and Thirteen (Hobart to 1859)

Adelaide. 1992. Author. 1st Ed. Books Twelve and Thirteen in Australian Shipowners and their Fleets series. Book 12: (2), 90 PP. Book 13: (2), 101 - 180. Stapled typescript monograph. Soft cover. Fine. Oblong: 16 x 20.6. 0909418470 & 09
Book 12: A-L. Book 13 (M-Z)
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$20

66030
PARSONS, Ronald
SHIPS OF AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND BEFORE 1850 (in two parts) - Part One (A-J) & Part Two (K-Z)

Goolwa, S.A.. c. 1990. Author. 1st Ed. Part One: IV, 104 PP with 1 b/w illust. Part Two: (2), 90 PP. Stapled typescript. Soft covers. Fine. Oblong: 16 x 20.7. 0909418 - 268 & 284
Details of Ships registered with Customs at Ports in Australia and New Zealand. Part One: A-J (from Abeona to Juno). Part two:K-Z (from Kangaroo to Young River Chief).
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$20

66029
PARSONS, Ronald
SHIPS OF AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND BEFORE 1850 (in two parts) - Part One (A-J) & Part Two (K-Z)

Magill, S.A.. 1983. Author. 1st Ed. Part One: IV, 104 PP with 1 b/w illust. Part Two: (2), 90 PP. Stapled typescript. Soft covers with light foxing, o/wise fine. Oblong: 16 x 20.7. 0909418 - 268 & 284
Details of Ships registered with Customs at Ports in Australia and New Zealand. Part One: A-J (from Abeona to Juno). Part two:K-Z (from Kangaroo to Young River Chief).
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$20

17133
PARSONS, Ronald
STEAM TUGS IN SOUTH AUSTRALIA

Adelaide. 1983. Author. Revised edition of the 1972 original. III, 85 PP with 1 tail-piece, 1 drawing & 10 b/w photos, plus 2 b/w plates. Title-page: T.S.S. Wallace. Stapled typescript. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. Oblong: 16.5 x 20.5. 0909418292
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$10

20810
PATERSON, Alan J.S.
THE VICTORIAN SUMMER OF THE CLYDE STEAMERS (1864-1888)

London. 1972. David & Charles. 1st Ed. 260 PP with 1 map, tables & bw illust. (flags & funnels, sailing schedules, tail pieces, maps), and 25 bw photographs. Fp: The Adela in Rothsay Bay (in colour). Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Faint foxing. Near fine. 22.5 x 14.5. 0715356305
The development of Clyde steamers from the closing years of the American Civil War to the eve of the railway invasion of coast services.
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$15

64666
PEARL, Cyril
REBEL DOWN UNDER, When the 'Shenandoah' shook Melbourne, 1865

Melbourne. 1970. Heinemann. 1st Ed. (IX), 200 PP, plus 8 pages with 1 map of the cruise of the Shenandoah, and 7 b/w period illustrations. Fp: Captain James Waddell. Hard cover, dj. Defective dust jacket (chips, closed tears, piece missing at head of spine and rubbed). Faint foxing, o/wise very good. 22 x 14. 0855610131
Call of the Confederate Ship Shenandoah in early 1865. Consequences, to the US whaling fleet operating in the Pacific.
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$30

37345
PEIRCE, Augustus
KNOCKING ABOUT - Being Some Adventures of Augustus Baker Peirce in Australia

Wangaratta, Victoria. 1984. Shoestring Press. Facsimile reprint of the original published by Yale University Press in 1924. Edited by Mrs Albert T. Leatherbee, with an introduction by Edwin Howard Brigham. XVII, 181 PP with 86 b/w illustrations by the author. Fp: The Oriental. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Few foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise fine. 21.5 x 15.2. 0959839186
An American Captain on the Murray. He jumped ship in Melbourne, from the Oriental... Returned to America in 1892.
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$25

19755
PERON, M.F.
A VOYAGE OF DISCOVERY TO THE SOUTHERN HEMISPHERE, Performed by order of the Emperor Napoleon, during the years 1801, 1802, 1803, and 1804

Melbourne. 1975. Marsh Walsh. Reprint in an edition limited to 350 numbered copies, of the 1809 first English edition (this copy no.217). VIII, 314, (2) PP plus 2 folded plates. Fp: Natives of New South Wales. Full leather with raised bands, gilt title on black label vignette on spine, blind decoration on covers. A near fine copy. 21.5 x 14.5. 0909342040
Only the first volume of Péron's narrative of Baudin's voyage was translated, and ends with the arrival of the Géographe at Port Jackson. Call at Isle de France (Mauritius) 15th March to 25th April 1801. Description of New Holland and Van Diemens Land. First landfall in Australia on 27th May 1801, arrival in Sydney on 27th June 1802.
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$350

66470
PETTERSSON, Prof. Hans
WESTWARD HO WITH THE 'ALBATROSS'

London. 1954. Macmillan & Co. 1st Ed. XII, 205, (5 blank) PP, plus 16 pages with 28 b/w illustrations. Fp: The Albatross under Canvas. Cloth cover, dj Top and bottom of spine with light wear, dust jacket with small pieces missing at corners and top of spine, now plastic protected. Signature of previous owner on FFEP. Light foxing on prelims and outside page edges. Contents near fine. 22 x 14.5.
The Swedish deep-sea expedition in 1947, from the central Atlantic Ridge, the Caribbean Sea thence to the Pacific via the Galapagos, Tahiti, Honolulu and Mindanao, followed by the Indian Ocean in 1948 via Colombo, the Somali Deep to the Seychelles, return to Sweden via Suez & London.
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$10

66460
PHILLIPS, Alan
AROUND-THE-WORLD CRUISING GUIDE - A Detailed Three to Seven Year Itinerary for your Voyage around the Globe

Brisbane. 2006. Coral Coast Printers. 1st Ed. (2), 346 PP with colour illustrations (From experiences gained on "Wallaby Creek"maps & sketch maps, plans & photos). Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 29.5 x 20.7. 0977587908
From his experience gained cruising his "Wallaby Creek".
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$75

19516
PICKFORD, Nigel
THE ATLAS OF SHIPWRECK & TREASURE - The History, Location, and Treasure-trove of Ships Lost at Sea

Sydney. 1994. Reader's Digest. 1st Australian Edition. 200 PP with b/w & colour illust. (engravings, maps & photos). Gazetteer: P.120-159. Shipwrecks Listing: P.160-200. Illustrated title page, half title page & endpapers. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Light foxing on the inside of dust jacket flaps, top of dust jacket has light shelf wear, o/wise a fine copy. Large format: 31.5 x 26. 086438615X
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$45

47148
P&O
LIST OF FARES

Sydney. 1955. Peninsular & Oriental Steam Navigation Company. Issued August 1955. No pagination, 8 PP with 4 tables. Illustrated soft covers. Near fine. 18.4 x 13.4.
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$5

44190
P&O
S.S. ORONSAY - CROSSING THE LINE

On Board. 1958. Oronsay. Certificate I, Neptunus Rex, Ruler of the Raging Main and of the Doldrums... illustrated by Lynton Lamb. Light foxing, o/wise near fine. Foolscap: 33.8 x 24.8.
Crossing of the Equator on board Oronsay, 10th December 1958.
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$10

66340
PONS, Xavier (editor)
DEPARTURES: How Australia Reinvents Itself

Melbourne. 2002. Melbourne University Press. 1st Ed. Introduction by Xavier Pons. By way of Conclusion, by Dennis McDermott. XII, 324 PP. Pictorial soft cover. Occasional foxing. Fine. 23 x 15.2. 9780522849950
25 contributions on: Travelling, Migrations, Identities, ... Innovations.
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$20

65909
PORTS
PORT ALBERT - Port of Entry 1841

Yarram. c. 1960. Alberton Shire / South Gippsland Publishing. 1st Ed. Compiled by Beryl ATKIN & Delia NICOL. 10 PP with 5 b/w illustrations. Soft cover, illustrated front. Staples removed. Fine. 21 x 16.5.
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$10

66367
POSTER
SHIPWRECKS: A Fragile Link with the Past - Tug Valiant

Canberra & Sydney. c. 1994. Department of the Arts, Sport, the Environment and Territories & Department of Planning. Poster. Tug Valiant sunk 1981, off Barrenjoey Head. Colour photo by Alan Johnson (winner of the 1991 Shipwreck NSW Amateur Photographic Competetion). Fine. Large format: 82 x 47.
Tugboat Valiant sunk off Barrenjoey Head.
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$5

31182
POTTER, John Deane
FIASCO: The Break-out of the German Battleships

London. 1971. Readers Union. Reprint of the 1970 original published by William Heinemann Ltd. (10), 235 PP, plus 8 pages with 14 bw photos. FEP: track of the escape route from Brest to Germany, 12/13 February 1942. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Faint foxing. Near fine. 22 x 13.7.
The break-out from the military port of Brest in February 1942 of the Scharnhorst, Gneisenau, and Prinz Eugen.
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$10

20943
POYER, Joe & LIGHTBODY, Andy
THE COMPLETE BOOK OF U.S. NAVAL POWER

Lincolnwood, USA. 1991. Publications International. 1st Ed. 320 PP with numerous b/w & colour illust., specification boxes and tables. Illustrated endpapers. Hard cover (simile leather), dj. Near fine. 32.2 x 25. 0881769584
Information on the US Navy's organization, structure, and role in defense. Profiles of warships, auxiliary ships, submarines and aircraft.
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$10

36359
PRESTHUS, Johs.
FOR FULLE SEIL

Oslo. 1968. Ernst G. Mortensens Forlag. 1st Ed. 147 PP, plus 4 pages with 8 b/w photos. Decorated boards, gilt title on cloth spine, dj. Very good. Norwegian text. 20 x 13.2.
Captain Johs. Presthus and his years at sea.
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$5

66345
PRINGLE, John Douglas
THE SHOREBIRDS OF AUSTRALIA

Sydney. 1987. Angus & Robertson Publishers / The National Photographic Index of Australian Wildlife. 1st Ed. Foreword by Ronald Strahan. (26), 692 PP with 2 figures and colour illustrations (105 location maps and over 600 photos). Hard cover, dj. Slight insect damage on edges of covers. Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise a very good clean copy. 29.6 x 22 0207153485
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$75

66430
QUANCHI, Max & SHEKLETON, Max
POSTCARDS FROM OCEANIA: Port Towns, Portraits and the Picturesque during the Colonial Era

Suva. 2015. University of the South Pacific Press. 1st Ed. 202 PP with b/w or colour illustrations of 221 postcards. Pictorial soft cover. Note on title page signed by the authors. New. 25 x 17.5. 9789820109414
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$75

17726
QUARM, Roger
THE SHIP

London. 1992. Scala Publications. 1st Ed., in the Themes in Art series. 64 PP with 38 colour illustrations. Half title page: details of ships in a light breeze by Charles Brooking. Fp: The Battle of Gibraltar. Pictorial laminated boards. Near fine. 23.1 x 17.6. 1857590104
Development of ship paintings from the portraits of the 17th century to the romantic images of the 19th & 20th.
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$10

13120
R.A.N., Serving personnel of the
H.M.A.S. MK. III

Canberra. 1944. Royal Australian Navy / Australian War Memorial. 1st Ed. 200 PP with 50 b/w illust., 25 colour plates & 32 pages with b/w photos. Fp: The Oerlikon Gunners. Eps: Convoy. Decorated cloth cover, dj. Dust jacket with a few small chips and a closed tear. Paper ageing, o/wise near fine. 28 x 22.
The past year of WWII conflict.
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$15

36334
RANSOME-WALLIS, P.
NORTH ATLANTIC PANORAMA 1900-1976

Middletown, Connecticut. 1977. Wesleyan University Press. 1st US edition. 192 PP with bw photos, plus 4 pages with 3 colour illust. Title spread: Queen Elizabeth 2. Half-title page: SS City of Rome of Anchor Line. Hard cover, dj. (price clipped). Renewed endpapers, o/wise very good. 29.8 x 22.2. 0819550167
When passenger liners were providing luxury and safety between the US and Europe.
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$25

36900
REYNOLDS, Earle
THE FORBIDDEN VOYAGE

London. 1962. Cassell. 1st UK edition. (8), 281 PP with 1 map, plus 6 pages with 7 b/w photos. Fp: Phoenix. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Near fine. 22.2 x 14.5.
Voyage in 1958 of the yacht Phoenix through the US Nuclear testing grounds of Micronesia. Her arrest... Aftermath.
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$10

21894
RICE, Desmond & GAVSHON, Arthur
THE SINKING OF THE BELGRANO

London. 1984. Secker & Warburg. 1st Ed. XV, 218 PP with 2 maps and 1 facsimile of document, plus 4 pages with 7 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 24 x 16. 0436413329
The Falklands War of 1982 and the torpedoing of the Argentinian Cruiser Belgrano (decision and aftermath).
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$15

66268
RICHARDS, Rhys
CAPTAIN CHARLES BAYLEY: Whaling Master 1813-1857

Hobart. 2014. Navarine Publishing. 1st Ed. No. 65 in the Roebuck series. VI, 54 PP with 5 tables, 5 b/w illustrations (1 portrait, 2 paintings, 2 maps with insets and 4 photos) and colour illustrations (1 graph, 2 photos and 6 paintings). Pictorial soft cover. New. 21 x 14.5. 9780992366025
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$15

66428
RIFFENBURGH, Beau
NIMROD: Ernest Shackleton and the Extraordinary Story of the 1907-09 British Antarctic Expedition

London. 2004. Bloomsbury. 1st "Export" paperback edition. XXIV, 358, (2) PP with 1 cut-away of Nimrod, 1 plan of the hut at Cape Royds and 5 maps, plus 16 pages with 35 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Rubbed patch at top of front cover, creases on spine. Name of previous owner on half title page. Occasional foxing. Very good. 23.3 x 15.2. 0747574448
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$15

50814
ROE, Michael
AN IMPERIAL DISASTER: the wreck of George the Third

Hobart. 2006. Blubber Head Press. 1st Ed. X, 294 PP with 2 pages of maps, plus 8 pages with 15 b/w illustrations. Fp (in colour): Broadsheet Report to Britain's Populace I. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 24.3 x 16.5. 0908528329
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$30

11950
ROUTLEDGE, David (Edit.)
THE FIJI AND NEW CALEDONIA JOURNALS OF MARY WALLIS 1851-1853

Suva & Salem. 1994. Institute of Pacific Studies / USP & Peabody Essex Museum. 1st Ed. XLIV, 225 PP with 6 maps and 22 b/w illustrations. Fp: Portrait of Mary Davis Wallis. Pictorial stiff cover. Fine. 20.9 x 14.7. 982020092X
The journal of the third voyage of Mary Wallis who sailed in 1853 on board the "Maid of Orleans", captained by her husband with calls in Fiji and New Caledonia (July to October, 1852).
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$30

31572
ROWLAND, K. T.
STEAM AT SEA - A History of Steam Navigation

Newton Abbot. 1970. David & Charles. 1st paperback edition. 240 PP with 16 figures (drawings, etchings and plans), and 33 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise fine. 21.5 x 14. 0715361686
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$10

57123
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN HISTORICAL SOCIETY
JOURNAL OF THE ROYAL AUSTRALIAN HISTORICAL SOCIETY - Vol. 85, Part 2, December 1999

Sydney. 1999. Royal Australian Historical Society. Edited by Geoffrey Sherington & Stephen Garton. (6), 71-180, (2) PP with 2 maps and 3 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 24.7 x 17.5.
What brought Lapérouse to Botany Bay, by Robert J. King. The three land excursions of Governor Phillip, by Alan E.J. Andrews. Matthew Flinders and the North Coast of New South Wales, 1799, by Robert James Smith.
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$10

19205
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY
AUSTRALIAN SEAPOWER - FRIGATES

Sydney. c. 1997. Topmill. 1st Ed. No. 6 in the Australian Seapower Photofile series. 88 PP with over 150 b/w, and 18 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.7 x 20.8.
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$10

38252
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY
CAMERA AT SEA - Stormy Seas

Sydney. c. 2000. Topmill. 1st Ed. 56 PP with 11 colour and 73 b/w photos. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 29.7 x 20.8.
The Fleet at sea in heavy weather.
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$10

10593
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY
WARSHIPS IN AUSTRALIAN WATERS

Sydney. 1984. View Productions. 1st Ed. 64 PP with 123 b & w illustrations. Inside front cover: The U.S.A. Warship Brooklyn, 1901. Inside rear cover: H.M.S. Royal George, 1901. Pictorial stiff covers. Near fine. 30 x 21.3.
Collectors Edition. Arrival Australian Fleet Unit in 1913...
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$10

16836
ROYAL NAVY
FLEET AIR ARM, The Admiralty Account of Naval Air Operations

London. 1943. HMSO / Ministry of Information. 1st Ed. 128 PP with 3 maps, 6 Arm Badges and 94 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 22.8 x 17.5.
Naval air power - Eyes of the Fleet - Striking forces - Escort duties...
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$5

66266
SALMON, Gregor
NAVY DIVERS

Sydney. 2011. Ebury Press. 1st Ed. (6), 292, (4 publications) PP, plus 16 pages with 14 b/w and 24 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Light creases on front cover. Slight ageing of paper on outside edges. Near fine. 23.3 x 15. 9781741666571
Divers of the Royal Australian Navy, Clearance Diving Branch.
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$25

66298
SAUNDERS, Hilary St. George
VALIANT VOYAGING, A Short History of the British India Steam Navigation Company in the Second World War 1939-1945

London. 1948. Faber & Faber. 1st Ed. 216 PP, plus 1 colour plate on double-page and 7 b/w plates with 13 photos. Fp (in colour): Regimental Badges on the Dunera. FEP: Position of the Fleet at the Outbreak of War. REP: Position of ships lost. Blue cloth cover, gilt title on spine, a small fade spot on back cover at the top. Dust jacket is price clipped and has a small closed tear and small piece missing on rear at top. Bookplate of previous owner on verso of FFEP. Light foxing mostly around the page edges, o/wise a near fine copy of a scarce title. 20.5 x 14.
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$50

16605
SCHLEE, Susan
THE EDGE OF AN UNFAMILIAR WORLD, A History of Oceanography

New York. 1973. E.P. Dutton. 1st Ed. 398 PP with 8 maps, 25 figures & 56 photos of paintings in text. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped) Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 24 x 16. 0525096736
Oceanography with the Americans (Wilkes, Maury, Agassiz), the British (Darwin, Huxley, Wyville Thomson) the Monegasque (Prince Albert of Monaco), and 20th Century developments...
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$10

66297
SCOUTING
KNOTS, LASHINGS & SPLICES

Sydney. c. 1950. No. 10 in the "Scout Proficiency Badge Library". 24 PP with 27 sets of figures. Soft cover. Slight ageing of paper. Near fine. 18 x 132.
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$10

66316
SEFTON, Alan
SIR PETER BLAKE: An Amazing Life

Melbourne. 2004. Viking / Penguin Books. 1st Australian edition. 444 PP, plus 32 pages with 7 b/w and 36 colour photos. Hard cover, title on front board and spine, dj. Lower edges of covers slightly rubbed. Near fine. 24 x 16. 0670042528
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$20

66337
SEFTON, Alan (editor)
THE LAST GREAT ADVENTURE OF SIR PETER BLAKE: with Seamaster and Blakexpeditions from Antarctica to the Amazon

Auckland. 2003. Viking / Penguin Books. 1st Ed. Sir Peter Blake's logbooks, edited by Alan Sefton, with a preface by Pippa, Lady Blake, and a foreword by Klaus Toepfer. 215 PP, with 2 pages of plans of "Seamaster", 3 b/w photos and and colour illustrations (4 maps, 6 artworks on whales by Dave Gunson & photos). Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 32 x 25.5. 0670045438
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$25

14998
SHAPLEY, Maggie (compiler)
LIGHTHOUSES IN AUSTRALIA - A Guide to Records held by the Australian Archives

Canberra. 1991. A.G.P.S. 1st edition with a foreword by George Nichols. Australian Archives Subject Guide No. 1. XII, 172 PP with 1 folded plate (map of Australia with location of lighthouses). Pictorial soft cover (Dent Island lighthouse, Queensland). A few small marks on covers, a little faint foxing, o/wise fine. 29.5 x 20.8. 0642166250
Guide listing records held by the Australian Archives' regional offices relating to the administration and operation of lighthouses (manned and automatic). P.145 to 162: Commonwealth Lighthouse Service ships.
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$45

66321
SHARP, Andrew
THE VOYAGES OF ABEL JANSZOON TASMAN

Oxford. 1968. Clarendon / OUP. 1st Ed. XII, 375 PP with 6 maps and numerous coastal views, plus 21 charts (1 large folded). Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). Signature of previous owner on front endpaper. Few foxing spots on top outside edge, o/wise near fine. 22.2 x 14.7.
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$100

64462
SHAW, Capt. Frank H.
FLAG OF THE SEVEN SEAS, The Story of the British Merchant Navy

London. 1953. Cleaver-Hume Press. 1st Ed. 219 PP with 2 fig. in text plus 16 pages with 28 b/w illust. Cloth cover, dj. Covers a little sunned around edges and spine, dj with chips and closed tears. Light foxing, o/wise near fine internally. 22.4 x 14.5.
Authentic & informative story of the British Merchant Navy, from the days of ancient Britons to the two World Wars.
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$10

45894
SHAW, Frank H.
SPLENDOUR OF THE SEAS

London. 1953. Edward Stanford Limited. 1st Ed. 206 PP, plus 4 pages with 8 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Ageing of paper around the outside edges, o/wise near fine. 22.2 x 14.8.
Authentic & informative story of the British Merchant Navy, from the days of ancient Britons to the two World Wars.
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$15

62318
THE SHIPBUILDER
THE CUNARD EXPRESS LINERS LUSITANIA AND MAURETANIA

London. 1970. Patrick Stephens. PSL reprint of the 1906 original. No. 2 in the "Ocean Liners of the Past" series. 208 PP with 177 b/w illust., plus 5 folded plates at rear. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. Scarce. 24.8 x 18.8. 085059054X
Facsimile reprint based on a souvenir issue of the journal "The Shipbuilder", originally published in July, 1906 and with an epilogue for each liner.
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$75

62316
THE SHIPBUILDER
THE CUNARD QUADRUPLE-SCREW ATLANTIC LINER "AQUITANIA"

London. 1971. Patrick Stephens. PSL reprint of the 1914 original. No. 3 in the "Ocean Liners of the Past" series. 176 PP with b/w illustrations (plans, sketches & photos), plus 5 folded plans at rear of book. Fp: The Cunard Quadruple-screw Steamship "Aquitania" (Britain's Largest Liner). Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price-clipped). Fine. Scarce. 24.5 x 18.5. 0850590701
Souvenir issue to commemorate the maiden voyage of 1914. An update from this voyage to 1950 (when she was scrapped).
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$60

40627
SHIPWRECKS
VICTORIA'S SHIPWRECK DISCOVERY TRAIL

Melbourne. 1992. The Maritime Archaeology Unit / Victoria Archaeological Survey. 1st Ed. Ring folder containing 42 information sheets under plastic sleeves with b/w illustrations (plans, sketches, photos). Large folded flyer and a guide to maritime terminology in front pocket. Plastic folder with illustrated front cover. Fine. 31.4 x 26.
Contains individual sheets on 21 wrecks of the coasts of Victoria and Port Phillip Bay. Includes: SS Blackbird, Casino, Clarence, Coogee... Victoria Tower, SS Wauchope, William Salthouse.
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$35

49679
SIDELOR (Union SIDErugique LORraine)
STEEL SHEET PILING ROMBAS

Paris. c. 1952. Steel Sheet Piling Central Office. 1st Ed. 255 PP with plans (some folded), tables and 118 b/w photos, printed on quality glossed paper. Red cloth cover, spine faded, gilt title on front. Light shelf wear, o/wise near fine. 20.4 x 14.
Piles: Larssen, Lackawanna and Rombas 400 G. Sheet piling...
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$40

10853
SIMPER, Robert
SAIL - The Surviving Tradition

London. 1984. Conway. 1st Ed. 161 PP with 142 b/w illust. (3 engravings, 139 photos). Fp: Aloft on the Barque Passat. Half-title page: Kruzenstern & Peking. FEP: The wooden kotter Wilhelmina, the steel klipper Aja and the steel tjalk Anna Roosje. REP: On board the barque Marques approaching Harwich. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24.5 x 19. 0851773176
The Golden Age of sail - Training under sail... Working sail.
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$10

66463
SKIRVING, R. Scot
WIRE SPLICING

Glasgow. 1947. Brown, Son & Ferguson. Reprint. VII, 49, (1) PP with 17 b/w illustrations (drawings by J. Hazelton, and photos by E.A. Bradford). Fp: Skiagram of Eye-splice. Card cover, illustrated front, cloth spine. Front cover lightly soiled and rubbed, o/wise near fine. 18.3 x 12.2.
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$30

66313
SMALLWOOD, Helen
PASSAGE FROM PARADISE

Dinas Powys, UK. 1988. Author. 1st Ed. 156 PP with 16 maps and numerous b/w illustrations (drawings, photos, plans) and 58 colour photos. Pictorial soft covers with a few small creases. Covers slightly rubbed. Occasional foxing. Very good. 24.6 x 17.8. 0951366300
Two English couples working in the Seychelles, rebuilt and refitted a former Norwegian rescue ship (Colin Archer design), the "Christian Bugge". Voyage from Seychelles to Plymouth via Capetown, St Helena and the Caribbean islands (11 Oct. 1983 to 24 Aug. 1984).
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$20

20925
SMITH, Bernard
EUROPEAN VISION AND THE SOUTH PACIFIC

Sydney. 1984. Harper & Row. 2nd edition of the 1959 original. XIV, 370 PP with 222 b/w & 32 colour illustrations. Eps: Insulaires et Monuments à l'Ile de Pâques. Hard cover, dj. Foxing spots (faint) on outside edges. Near fine. 28.5 x 21. 0063120623
European interpretation of the Pacific in the late 18th & early 19th centuries. From the voyages of James Cook to the discoveries of Dumont d'Urville.
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$30

40000
SMITH, Peter C.
HERITAGE OF THE SEA

St. Ives, UK. 1974. Balfour. 1st Ed. 96 PP with colour illustrations (1 painting, 1 print, 2 maps and 32 photos). Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Discreet stamp of previous owner on front endpaper. Near fine. 24.2 x 18.5. 0859440109
History of 22 famous old ships preserved in Great Britain. Victory - Cutty Sark - Discovery... Foudroyant... Gypsy Moth IV...
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$15

48731
SMITH, Peter C.
THE STORY OF THE TORPEDO BOMBER

London. 1974. Almark Publishing. 1st Ed. 80 PP with 100 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Spine of dust jacket lightly sunned and chipped at head, o/wise near fine. 23.5 x 19.5. 0855241934
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$10

16021
SNOOKS, G.D. & PINCUS, J.J. (editors)
LAND AND SEA, The Role of Shipping in Australasian Economic Development

Melbourne. 1992. Oxford University Press & Economic History Society for Australia and New Zealand. 1st Ed., in Australian Economic History Review. Volume XXXII: 2. 141 PP, 3 adv. with 14 tables and 16 graphs in text. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 23 x 15.
Special issue with a collection of 5 essays. Private enterprise and public policy: Merchant Shipping in Australia and New Zealand 1788-1992 - Shipping, ports and the marketing of Australia's wheat, 1900-1970... The demise of the Tasmanian Steam Navigation Company 1888-1891.
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$15

57483
SOMNER, Graeme
FROM 70 NORTH TO 70 SOUTH - A History of the Christian Salvesen Fleet

Edinburgh. 1984. Christian Salvesen Ltd. 1st Ed. 142 PP with 148 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Errata page loosely inserted. Fine. 21.5 x 15. 095091990X
Details of the ship of the "Salvesen of Leith", owned since 1879. Mediterranean and deep sea trade, Norwegian fleet: 70 N., whaling fleet in Antarctic based at Leith, South Georgia: 70 S.
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$20

31574
SOTHEBY'S
MARINE PICTURES, NAUTICAL WORKS OF ART, CLASSIC YACHTS AND BOATS

London. 1989. Sotheby's. 1st Ed. 210, (14) PP with over 350 b/w and colour photos. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 27 x 20.8.
Catalogue of a sale (with estimated prices) held in London, 31st May 1989. Illustrations in catalogue: Marine paintings (167 b/w & 82 colour). Nautical Works of Art (59 b/w & 5 colour). Models (32 b/w & 13 colour). Classic Yachts and Boats (10 b/w and 37 colour).
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$30

15917
SPROULE, Anna
PORT OUT, STARBOARD HOME - The Rise and Fall of the Ocean Passage

London. 1978. Blandford. 1st Ed. 128 PP with 100 b/w illustrations (sketches, line drawings, photos). Eps: Departure of P & O steamer Sumatra from Southampton for India. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 25 x 19. 0713785225
An illustrated tribute to the great ships (sail then steam) which carried rich & poor across the oceans, colonial armies to the outposts of empire and troops to the battlefields.
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$10

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

Sydney. 1996. Simon & Schuster. 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.
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$15

52692
STERN, Rob
U.S. SUBS IN ACTION

Carrollton, Texas. 1983. Squadron / Signal Publications. 1st Ed., No. 2 in the Warships series, illustrated by Don Greer. 50 PP with 9 silhouettes, 16 sketch-plans, 24 profiles, 97 b/w photos, and 10 colour illustrations at centrefold. Title page: 1 profile. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. Oblong: 21 x 28. 0897470850
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$10

66252
STRACZEK, J. H.
THE ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY - Ships, Aircraft and Shore Establishments

Sydney. 1996. Navy Public Affairs. 1st Ed. No pagination, c. 262 PP with 65 sketch plans (7 of aircarft and 58 of ships). Pictorial card cover with some wear around outside edges and a crease on back cover. Spine is a little damaged and protected by a clear plastic cover. Small remnants of old water damage at top of 10 first leaves and the 20 last leaves not affecting text. Previous owner's name and address on half-title page. Very good. 28.5 x 20.2. 1876043784
From "Aaron" to "Zita", both in service during WWII with the Naval Auxiliary Patrol.
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$60

22592
STREATER, R.A., GREENMAN, Corps Cdr. D.G. & TALBOT-BOOTH, Lt. Cdr. E.C. (editors)
TALBOT-BOOTH'S MERCHANT SHIPS, Volume 3

London. 1979. Marinart/Kogan Page. 1st Ed. 523 PP with approx. 4,500 drawings of an estimated 10,000 to 12,000 vessels (scale 200' to 1). Hard cover, dj. Spine of dust jacket lightly sunned. Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 30.2 x 21.6. 0850381398
A massive work with technical details of the vessels including coding sequences, flag, country and year built, gross tonnage, length and draught, machinery and speed, plus details of names, sister and similar ships.
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$30

16945
STRETTON, Alan
SOLDIER IN A STORM, An Autobiography

Sydney. 1978. Collins. Reprint of the 1978 original. 320 PP. Hard cover (rubbed). Dust jacket tipped in on endpapers. Dedicatory note on front endpaper to another Old Scotch Collegian, signed by the author. Foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. 21.8 x 14. 000216406X
Biography: World War II (Balikpapan landing), Korea & Malaya, to his resignation following the Darwin disaster (Cyclone Tracy & aftermath). Also loosely inserted "Cyclone Tracy - Twenty Years Later", extract from the Weekend Australia Dec 24-25, 1994.
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$20

22838
SULLIVAN, R. & BRADY, J. (editors)
THE CHANGING VALLEY

Tweed Head, NSW. 1983. History Department at Tweed River High School. 1st Ed. 104 PP. Pictorial card cover. Light foxing on the prelims, o/wise near fine. 26.5 x 20.8.
A collection of photographs of the Tweed Valley from 1886 to 1982. Building of the training walls and breakwaters, shipping out of the Tweed River and up to Murwillumbah.
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$20

66314
SURFING WORLD
THE BADLANDS: Return to Wild Australia

Manly, NSW. c. 2014. Surfing World Magazine. Special Desert Edition, presented by Surfing World Magazine and edited by Vaughan Blakey. No continuous pagination, 148 PP with b/w and colour photos throughout. Laminated pictorial boards. Fine. 30.3 x 23.6.
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$15

66291
SURFING WORLD MAGAZINE
THE NINTH WAVE: 100 Great Surfing Images of Modern Age and the True Stories behind them

Sydney. 2010. 3CMG. 1st Ed. Presented by Surfing World Magazine and edited by Sean Doherty. No pagination, 216 PP with b/w and colour photos throughout. Laminated pictorial boards. Fine. 30.3 x 23.6. 9780975703717
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$30

57215
THE SYDNEY MAIL
SYDNEY WELCOMES THE ARMADA (in The Sydney Mail)

Sydney. 1908. The Sydney Mail, New South Wales Advertiser.. No. 2442 - Vol. LXXXVI, Wednesday, August 26, 1908. 521- 588 pages with b/w illustrations, period advertisements and 13 b/w photos in "American Fleet Issue Number Two" (pages 545 to 561). Pictorial stapled wrappers are chipped and lighly soiled. Occasional foxing. Very good. Large format: 44.5 x 30.5.
Call of the Great White Fleet in Sydney: 20 to 27 August 1908.
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$50

42429
TAYLOR, Fitch W.
A VOYAGE ROUND THE WORLD , AND VISITS TO VARIOUS FOREIGN COUNTRIES, IN THE UNITED STATES FRIGATE COLUMBIA; ATTENDED BY HER CONSORT THE SLOOP OF WAR JOHN ADAMS AND COMMANDED BY COMMODORE GEORGE C. READ (two volumes bound into one)

New-Haven & New York. 1846. H. Mansfield & D. Appleton. 5th edition. Volume I: 318 PP with 9 illustrations, plus 1 b/w plate (with tissue guard). Fp:Bombarding of Muckie, on the Malay coast. Volume II: 332, 2 PP with 10 illustrations, plus 1 colour plate (with tissue guard). Fp: Reasons Glory: The Present Emperor of China.. Rebacked copy retaining most of the original cloth (rubbed and worn), decorated boards in blind, gilt title on sunned spine. Complete. Foxing throughout. Very good. 20.5 x 13
From Hampton Roads on 6th of May 1838 to 9th of June 1840 off Cape Hatteras. Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Malaya, China... Call in Honolulu October 1839. Return via Valparaiso and Rio de Janeiro..
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$85

62137
TAYLOR, Peter & WILLIAMS, Desmond S.
CORAMBA - The Ship the Sea Returned

Melbourne. 2012. Scuttlebutt Press. 1st Ed. X, 162 PP with b/w illustrations (1 plan "general arrangement", 1 sketch, 1 house-flag, 2 engravings, 3 maps, 11 portraits and 33 photos). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 20.7 x 14.5.
The T.S.S. Coramba, foundered on 30th November, 1934, off Phillip Island. Wreck discovered in January 2011 and subsequently studied in May 2011.
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$20

40405
THORNTON, R. H.
BRITISH SHIPPING

Cambridge. 1959. University Press. 2nd edition of the 1939 original, in the English Institutions series. VIII, 274 PP, plus 16 pages with 25 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj (price clipped and a few rubs). Discreet stamp of previous owner on front endpaper. Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 20.4 x 13.5.
Historical survey of the British Mercantile Marine, from the arrival of steam. Developments since 1946, effects of war and the cold war. Different types of ships for different types of trade.
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$10

54588
TSUKAMOTO, Yushiro
MAGNETIC SURVEY OF JAPAN 1954-55 (in The Bulletin of the Hydrographic Office)

Tokyo. 1961 . Maritime Safety Board. 1st Ed. Publication No. 945, Volume XV: (2), IV, 228, (2) PP with 10 tables [table X: covering 133 locations (tables and sketch maps on Magnetic observations)], plus 7 folded charts in colour. Papered boards. Near fine. 25.5 x 18.5.
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$20

43425
UDEN, Grant
THE LOSS OF THE ROYAL GEORGE

London. 1970. Macdonald. 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.
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$15

30253
VAN DER LITH, P. A.
NEDERLANDSCH OOST-INDIË, beschreven en afgebeeld voor het Nederlandsche Volk (in two volumes)

Leiden. 1893 & 1894. E. J. Brill. 1st Ed. Volume I: VIII, 548 PP, plus 15 b/w plates and 1 folded map of Groot-Atjeh (repaired). Fp: Ronggengs (in colour). Volume II: VIII, 544 PP, plus 9 b/w plates and 6 colour plates. Fp: Wajang-Poppen en maskers (in colour). Marbled endpapers. Half bound, marbled boards, gilt title on spine. Top edge gilt. Both rear endpapers starting at gutters, small piece missing to vignette with title on spine of Volume I, top of back hinge of Volume II cracked on 2 cm. Dutch text. Occasional light foxing. A very good clean set of a scarce item. 25 x 18.
Story of the Netherlands East Indies told for the Dutch people. Volume I: The Land. Volume II: Brief history of Dutch Indonesia.
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$150

18762
VAN DER VAT, Dan
THE PACIFIC CAMPAIGN, World War II, The U.S.-Japanese Naval War 1941-1945

New York. 1992. Touchstone Book. Paperback reprint of the 1991 original. 430 PP with 8 maps, plus 24 pages with 57 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Foxing on outside edges. Near fine. 23.4 x 15.5. 0671792172
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$10

66288
VAN WYCK, Susan & GRANT, Kirsty
FOLLOW THE FLAG: Australian Artists and War 1914-1945

Melbourne. 2015. National Gallery of Victoria. 1st Ed. Message from The Hon. George Brandis, Australian Government Minister for the Arts. Foreword by Tony Ellwood. X, 134 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Card cover, stiff dust jacket. New. 27 x 24 9780724104055
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$45

14939
VEIT, Walter
CAPTAIN JAMES COOK, Image and Impact, South Seas Discoveries and the World of Letters, Volume II: The Pacific Syndrome: Conditions and Consequences

Melbourne. 1979. Hawthorn. 1st Ed. (8), 200 PP. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing on outside edges. Near fine. 22.2 x 14. 0725602414
Series of chapters, including The Pacific Ocean: The 18th Century's New World, by Alan Frost, Rousseau's Noble Savage - A New Zealand Case History, by John Dunmore,...
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$20

57597
VEIT, Walter (editor)
CAPTAIN JAMES COOK: Image and Impact. South Seas Discoveries and the World of Letters

Melbourne. 1972. Hawthorn. 1st Ed. (6), 137 PP. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Dust jacket with chips and small piece missing at top front and a few repaired tears, o/wise a very good clean copy. 22.2 x 14. 725600535
Series of chapters by different authors: "Captain Cook and Comparative Literature", by Walter Veit. "Bougainville and Cook", by Jack K. Dowling. "The Explorer and the Philosopher", by John Dunmore. "Sir Joseph Banks, Queen Oberea and the Satirists", by Colin Roderick, "Captain James Cook and the Early Romantic Imagination", by Alan Frost,...
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13841
VICTOR, Paul-Emile
MAN AND THE CONQUEST OF THE POLES

London. 1964. Hamish Hamilton. 1st English edition of the 1962 French original L'Homme à la conquête des Pôles, and translated by Scott Sullivan. VIII, 306 PP plus 28 full-page b/w plates. FEP: The North Polar Regions. REP: Antarctica. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Dust jacket lightly soiled. Light foxing. Bookplate of previous owner on half title page. Very good. 23.8 x 15.8.
Polar exploration, from the exploits of the ancient Greeks to the voyages of today's nuclear submarines, by the famous French explorer who, at the time of writing, had spent more than 14 years in the Arctic & Antarctic.
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65477
VILLIERS, Alan
BY WAY OF CAPE HORN

New York. 1930. Henry Holt. 4th printing in December 1930 of the May 1930 original. XII, 336 PP, plus 1 folded map at rear of book and 12 b/w plates with 23 b/w photos by Ronald Gregory Walker and the author. Fp: "Grace Harwar" under sail. Cloth cover a little soiled, (no dj). Spine lightly sunned. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 22.3 x 15.5.
The author's first deep sea voyage on the tall ship "Grace Harvar" April to September 1929 from Wallaroo (South Australia) to Queenstown (Ireland).
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$40

54165
VILLIERS, Alan
SONS OF SINDBAD - Dhows Voyages with the Arabs in 1938-39 in the Red Sea, round the Coasts of Arabia, and to Zanzibar and Tanganyika; Pearling in the Persian Gulf; and the Life of the Shipmasters and the Mariners of Kuwait

London. 2006. National Maritime Museum. Selected and Introduced by William Facey, Yacoub Al-Hijji and Grace Pundyk. 224 PP with 11 maps and 165 b/w photos. Fp: Dhows crewmembers. Eps: Map of western Indian Ocean with Dhow. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 34 x 25.5. 9780948065750
First published in 1940, this production contains a treasure trove of photos held at the NMM and largely unpublished until now. A superb book.
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$80

59072
WARNER, Peggy & SENO, Sadao
THE COFFIN BOATS, Japanese Midget Submarine Operations in the Second World War

London. 1986. Leo Cooper. 1st Ed. XII, 206 PP with 3 plans & 3 maps, plus 12 pages with 26 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise fine. 24 x 16. 0436563304
Midget submarine attacks against Pearl Harbour, Sydney, Diego-Suarez.
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$25

13685
WARREN, Mark
MARK WARREN'S ATLAS OF AUSTRALIAN SURFING

Sydney. 1988. Angus & Robertson. 1st Australian edition. 232 PP with colour illustrations (maps, plans, photos). Illustrated half title-page and title-page. Hard cover, dj. Hard cover rubbed at foot of spine, Dust jacket with short tears. Occasional foxing. Dedicatory note to Lynn ..., on front endpaper signed by the author. Very good.. 29.5 x 22. 0207156816
Where, when and how to surf over 1000 waves around Australia.
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$45

66365
WARSHAW, Matt
ABOVE THE ROAR: 50 Surfer Interviews

Santa Cruz, Ca. 1997. Waterhouse. 1st Ed. Foreword by Shaun Tomson. (2), 124 PP with b/w and colour photos. Hard cover, title on front board and spine, dj. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 28.5 x 28.5. 0965901904
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$20

66263
WARWICK, Sam & ROUSSEL, Mike
SHIPWRECKS OF THE CUNARD LINE

Stroud, Gloucestershire. 2012. The History Press. 1st Ed., with a foreword by John Chatterton. 167 PP, (1 publication) with 6 location maps, b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. Oblong: 23.5 x 25.5. 9780752454771
Includes a "Cunard Line Fleet" list.
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$40

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

Wellingborough. 1988. Patrick Stephens. 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
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$15

66207
WEBB, John
PORT ELLIOT - Pioneers & Shipwrecks 1853-1864

Adelaide. 1994. Author. . November 1994 edition. 1st Ed. 70, (2) PP with b/w illustrations (1 chart, 1 plan, 1 engraving, 2 facsimile of documents and 15 photos). Soft cover, illustrated front. Fine. 21 x 15.
Pages 60 to 70: "Diary of Malen Rumbelow, from England to Australia" June 13th to October 9th, 1854 on board "Pestonjee Bomanjee".
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$25

51024
WEBER, Thérèse & WATSON, Jeanie (editors)
COOK'S PACIFIC ENCOUNTERS: The Cook-Forster Collection of the Georg-August University of Göttingen

Canberra. 2006. National Museum of Australia. 1st Ed., with an introduction by Craddock Morton. XIV, 110 PP with 2 maps in colour (Pacific voyages of Captain Cook, and Polynesian migration routes), b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial card covers. Folded flyer for exhibition and photocopy of press review loosely inserted. Fine. 21.5 x 24. 1876944471
Catalogue of the exhibition held at the National Museum of Australia: 22nd June to 10 September 2006, together with 3 essays. Cook's voyages to the Pacific by Michelle Hetherington. Pacific cultural heritage: the Göttingen Cook-Forster collection by Brigitta Hauser-Schäublin & Gundolf Krüger. Collecting from the Collectors: Pacific islanders and the spoils of Europe, by Jennifer Newell.
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$45

65937
WEISZ, Paul
THE SCIENCE OF ZOOLOGY

New York. 1966. McGraw-Hill. 1st Ed. XX, 875 PP with 11 tables, 15 b/w photos on full page and 786 figures (drawings, sketches and photos), plus 16 plates with 69 clour photos. Hard cover, illustrated front. Name of previous owner on title page. Slight ageing of paper. Very good. 24.3 x 21.5
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52334
WESTERMAN, Arthur B., COSTELLO, John C. Jr., FREUNDENREICH, Leo, B et al.
BLUE BOOK OF COASTAL VESSELS SOUTH VIETNAM / THANH-THU' VÊ' TAU THUYÊN CĀN DUYÊN MIÊN NAM VIÊT-NAM

Columbus, USA. 1967. Remote Area Conflict Information Center, Battelle Memorial Institute / Office of the Secretary of Defense & Republic of Vietnam Armed Forces. 1st Ed. XVI, 556 pp with hundreds of b/w illustrations (drawings, maps, plans, sketches and photos). Cloth cover, illustration on front cover Type C1-T12), title in Vietnamese and English on front cover and spine. Text in English and Vietnamese. Few pages with foxing spots or lightly soiled. Very good. Scarce. Oblong: 22.2 x 28.5.
Pages 1 to 17: Origin / Evolution of South Vietnamese Boats. Pages 19 to 27: Religious / Folklore Influences on S. Vietnamese Boats. Pages 29 to 38: Fish Types and Fishing Areas. Pages 39 to 55: Fishing Techniques and Equipment. Pages 57 to 78: Construction Methods and Materials. Pages 79 to 93: Detection clues for stop and search operation. Pages 95 to 116: Registration / Identification of Vessels and Crew. Pages 117 to 471: Wooden-Hulled Coastal Vessels. Pages 473 to 556: Steel-Hulled Coastal Freighters.
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$200

64324
WICKS, Audrey F. (compiler)
CORAL SEA LOG

Brisbane. 1992. Coral Sea Battle Commemorative Association of Australia. 1st Ed. VI, 156 PP with maps, ships' profiles & photos. Soft cover. Near fine. 29.5 x 20. 00064608561
A chronicle of events in, around and above the Coral Sea area and its surrounding land and sea masses during April-May, 1942.
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$20

44094
WILLAUMEZ, Le Vice-Amiral
DICTIONNAIRE DE MARINE

Douarnenez. 1998. Le Chasse Marée. 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
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$120

46019
WILSON, Derek
THE WORLD ATLAS OF TREASURE

London. 1981. Collins. 1st Ed. 256 PP with many maps and b/w illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Stamp of the Museum of Shipwrecks, Paihia, Bay of island on front endpaper, title page and margin of 6 pages. Very good. 30 x 22.
Treasures on: land, islands and underwater.
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$15

20954
WILSON, Michael
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY - MARITIME PATROL: Helicopter Ships, Submersibles, Amphibious, Mine Warfare and Patrol Craft - No.3 in the Royal Australian Navy Profile series

Sydney. 1994? Topmill. 1st Ed. 80 PP with bw and colour photos. Pict. card cover. Fine. 29.6 x 20.8. 0646207725
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$10

11483
WILSON, Neill C.
HERE IS THE GOLDEN GATE, its History, its Romance and its Derring-Do

New York. 1962. William Morrow. 1st Ed. X, 244 PP with 2 maps on double page and 7 tail-pieces in text plus 16 pages with 15 b/w photos (1 double-page). Hard cover, dj. Name on inside front cover. Very good. 22 x 15.
Named at the time of the gold-rush to California, missed by the early explorers, its maritime past: clippers, lumber or fishing fleets.
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$10

62311
WINTER, Barbara
H.M.A.S. SYDNEY - Fact, Fantasy and Fraud

Brisbane. 1984. Boolarong. 1st Ed. VIII, 282 PP with 4 maps, 4 line drawings and 32 b/w photos. REP: Map of the Indian Ocean. Pictorial laminated boards. Occasional foxing. Name and address of previous owner on title-page, o/wise a fine copy. 24.5 x 15.5. 0908175728
A complete investigation on the sinking of HMAS Sydney by the Kormoran on 19th November 1941, off the WA Coast.
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$30

14831
WINTON, John
WAR IN THE PACIFIC, Pearl Harbor to Tokyo Bay

New York. 1978. Mayflower Books. 1st US Ed. 193 PP with 1 map on double page and 154 bw photos. Half title page: Japanese Marines in Manilla, 1941 & US marines in Iwo Jima, 1945. Title page: Japanese bombers crashing off Okinawa. FEP: B-24 Liberators escaping phosphorous bombs over Iwo Jima. REP: New Zealand troops unloading equipment. Hard cover, dj. Very good. 25.5 x 19.2. 0831793007
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$15

60574
WITTHOFT, Hans Jurgen
HAPAG-LLOYD INFORMATIONEN - Ausgabe 14/15 - (Die Dritte Flotte)

Hamburg. 1976. Hapag-Lloyd Aktiengesellschaft. Issue 14/15, 1976. 68 PP with tables, 2 sketch plans and 70 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. German text. Fine. 27.2 x 19.3.
Third Fleet List.
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$15

37142
WOODWARD, David
THE RUSSIANS AT SEA

London. 1965. William Kimber. 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.
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$20

56523
WRIGHT, Matthew
BLUE WATER KIWIS - New Zealand' Naval Story

Auckland. 2001. Reed Books. 1st Ed. Foreword by Rear Admiral Peter McHaffie. 237 PP with b/w illustrations, plus 8 pages with 20 colour illustrations (10 photos and 10 paintings by Colin C. Wynn). Hard cover, dj. Fine. 26.7 x 24.5. 0790008173
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$30