20091
ADAM-SMITH, Patsy
THERE WAS A SHIP

Melbourne. 1983. Thomas Nelson. New Edition. VIII, 239 PP with b/w illust. Eps: Rough sea through the rigging. Hard cover, dj. Signature of previous owner on half-title page, o/wise a fine copy. 25.5 x 18. 0170062627
Patsy Adam-Smith's story of her years at sea. The first Australian woman to be granted signed articles in Australian waters while sailing the islands of Bass Strait.
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$10

45723
AMATEUR YACHT RESEARCH SOCIETY
SAIL TRIMMING, TESTING & THEORY - AYRS Publication No.76

London. c. 1971. Amateur Yacht Research Society. Edited by John Morwood. 128 PP with 25 b/w photos and 47 figures. Pictorial card cover. . Near fine. 22.2 x 14.2.
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$15

66966
AMATEUR YACHT RESEARCH SOCIETY
SAILING HYDROFOILS

Berkshire, UK. 1970. The Amateur Yacht Research Society. 1st Ed., October 1970. 288 PP with b/w illust. (photos, plans, and sketch-plans). Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket a little soiled with a few small chips. Light foxing on endpapers. Neat name on inside rear cover. A near fine copy Scarce. 22.1. x 14.5.
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$40

48305
ANDREWS, Graeme
PORT JACKSON 200

Sydney. 1986. Reed. 1st Ed. 176 PP with 133 b/w illust., plus 12 pages with 9 b/w and 13 colour plates. Hard cover, dj. Light foxing otherwise a very good copy. 29.2 x 22.2. 0730101142
An affectionate look at the port, the ships and the boats, the institutions & organisations which have produced one of the few waterways in the world combining commerce & recreation.
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$25

64002
ARMITAGE, Audrey
THE KMYC STORY 1945-1995

Cottage Point, NSW. 1995. Kuring-Gai Motor Yacht Club. Edition limited to 500 copies. 100 PP with b/w illustrations (drawings, facsimile of documents, maps, plans and photos)and 29 colour photos. Fp: Map of the KMYC Waterways. Hard cover, gilt title on front board and spine. Near fine. Scarce. 29 x 22. 0646193848
Kuring-gai Motor Yacht Club was formed in March 1945. Story of the club's first 50 years, and the men who built it.
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$45

20577
ARMSTRONG, Terence (editor)
YERMAK'S CAMPAIGN IN SIBERIA - A selection of documents translated from the Russian by Tatiana Minorsky and David Wileman

London. 1975. The Hakluyt Society. Second series volume 146. X, 315 PP with 1 map and 155 b/w illust., plus 1 folded map. Fp: The conquest of Siberia (folded plate). Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, dj. Faint foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 22.2 x 14.5. 0904180034
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$10

66522
ASHBY, Ted
PHANTOM FLEET, the Scows and Scowmen of Auckland

Wellington. 1975. A.H. & A.W. Reed. 1st Ed. XII, 167 PP with b/w illustrations throughout. Cloth cover, dj. Dust jacket has light wear around edges with a few small closed tears and is plastic protected. A near fine copy of a scarce title. 26.2 x 20. 0589009176
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$70

66034
AUSTIN, Brigadier M. & LEVER, Major Geoff
THE AUSTRALIAN ARMY... A Brief History

Canberra. 2011. Australian Army History Unit. 4th edition, updated from the 1987 original by the late Brigadier M. Austin. 96 PP with 11 maps in colour, b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.6 x 21. 9781921941153
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$15

66082
AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL MARITIME MUSEUM
ESCAPE FROM ANTARCTICA - THE CARRIER PIGEONS OF TASMANIA'S LIGHTHOUSE SERVICE - BALI'S SECRET FLEET ... (in SIGNALS, Quarterly - No. 110)

Sydney. 2015. Australian National Maritime Museum. Issue No. 110, March - May 2015. Bearings (foreword), by Kevin Sumption. 80 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Contains 3 articles: P. 2 to 9 with 3 colour and 12 b/w photos - P. 32 to 37 with 1 colour and 7 b/w photos, and P.24 to 31 with 10 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover (composite image of Sir Ernest Shackleton) Fine. 30 x 23.
Articles by Daina Fletcher, Colin Denny, Jeffrey Mellefont ...
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$15

35496
AYERS, A. J. & BEAUMONT, Admiral A. L.
DEFENCE REPORT 1992-93

Canberra. 1993. A.G.P.S. 1st Ed. IX, (3), 372 PP with graphs, tables and 23 b/w photos. Pictorial card cover. Near fine. 24.9 x 17.5.
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$15

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

London. 2002. BBC. 1st Ed. 224 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Title spread: Endeavour under sails. Eps: Chart of part of the Sea Coast of New South Wales. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 27.7 x 20. 056353463X
Book published to accompany the television series The Ship, first broadcast on BBC in 2002.
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$15

51719
BALAY, Marciano A.
EL RIO DE LA PLATA ENTRE LA ATMOSFERA Y EL MAR

Buenos Aires. 1961. Secretaria de Marina/Servicio de Hidrografia Naval. 1st Ed., with a preface by Rodolfo H. R. Bagnati. Publication H. 621 limited to 1200 copies. (2), VIII, 154, ( 12 Tablas) PP with tables and 62 figures, plus 1 folded chart (in colour) Rio de la Plata de Buenos Aires a Montevideo in pocket pasted down the inside of the rear cover. Soft cover. Spanish text. Very good. 25.6 x 17.7.
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$20

37002
BALLARD, Robert D. & HIVELY, Will
THE ETERNAL DARKNESS - A Personal History of Deep-Sea Exploration

Sydney. 2000. Allen & Unwin. 1st Australian edition. XII, 388 PP with 70 b/w illustrations, plus 8 pages with 16 colour illustrations (2 renderings and 14 photos). Title spread: Rendering by artist Ken Marschall of the Titanic's bow section. Cloth cover, dj. Fine. 23.6 x 15.6. 1865082880
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$15

45299
BANBURY, Philip
MAN AND THE SEA - From the Ice Age to the Norman Conquest

London. 1975. Adlard Coles. 1st Ed. 269 PP with 7 maps, 14 drawings and 29 b/w plates. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). Foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 24 x 16. 0229115063
As the earth warmed, Man migrated North and became seaborne giving us the Venetis (Celtic in French Brittany), the Vikings, the Normans ...
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$15

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

London. 1965. Ian Allan. 1st English edition of the 1961 French original, translated by Carol Tomkins. 430 PP printed on quality glossy paper, with b/w illustrations throughout (maps, paintings & photos), plus 16 colour plates & 2 plates with 8 colour photos. Title spread: Anchor. Eps: The Despatch-boat Acheron of the French Navy (watercolour by F. Roux). Cloth cover, dj (price clipped). Light foxing on prelims and last pages and on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 26 x 21.5.
Most comprehensive.
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$20

22085
BARKER, Melvern J.
SOUTHEAST OF NOMAN'S, A trip dragging aboard the Southern Cross

New York. 1948. John Day. 1st Ed. 39 PP with 32 lithographs by the author. Fp: Noman's Land. Cloth cover, illustrated front cover, dj. Dust jacket chipped and rubbed. Faint foxing, o/wise near fine. 25.5 x 21.5.
A graphic diary of men toiling and laughing as they face the hazards of the sea, while fishing aboard a dragger off Martha's Vineyard.
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$15

66964
BARNABY, S. W.
MARINE PROPELLERS

London. 1908. E. & F. N. Spon, Ltd. 5th edition (revised from the 4th edition of 1900). VIII, (2), 186 PP with 8 tables (Table II on folded plate inserted between pages 108 and 109), and 56 figures, plus 6 plates (5 of them folded) at rear of book. Fp (with tissue guard): Photo of cavitation. Cloth cover, gilt title on front and spine. Stamps of the "Department of Navigation, NSW" and signature "Chief Engineer Surveyor" with date (24/12/08) on half-title page. Blue cloth cover with light shelf wear, gilt title on front board and spine. Slight ageing of paper and foxing around edges on first and last pages. Very good. 22.5 x 14.5.
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$50

33705
BARTON, G. B. (editor)
HISTORY OF NEW SOUTH WALES FROM THE RECORDS - Volume I: Governor Phillip

Sydney. 1980. Hale & Iremonger. Facsimile reprint of the 1889 original. LXXXV, (3), 625 PP, plus 11 plates (1 map, 1 plan, 3 folded maps and 6 engravings). Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 22.3 x 14.5. 0908094639
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$40

66457
BATY, Scott
SHIPS THAT PASSED

Sydney. 1984. Reed Books. 1st Ed. 328 PP with b/w illust. Fp: P & O Liner Oriana. Ep: Oriana passing the Chandris liner Australis. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket with a sunned spine. Foxing spots on outside edges. Name of previous owner on title page. A very good clean copy. 28.5 x 21.5. 0730100081
Salute to six decades of international passenger shipping service in Australasian waters. A pictorial roll-call of these liners.
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$25

66533
BEAGLEHOLE, J. C.
THE EXPLORATION OF THE PACIFIC

London. 1975. Adam & Charles Black. Reprint of the 3rd revised edition of 1966, rewritten from the 1934 original. XVI, 3-346 PP with 4 maps (routes of the early explorers from Magellan to Captain Cook). Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket is price-clipped with a small piece missing at top of spine and top rear cover and is faded on front and spine. Small crease on lower corner of FFEP, o/wise very clean and near fine internally. 22.2 x 14.5. 0713601841
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$25

13469
BEAGLEHOLE, J.C.
COOK THE WRITER

Sydney. 1970. Syd. Univ. Press. 24 PP. Card cover. Very good. 21.2 x 13.6. 0424061007
The Sixth George Arnold Wood Memorial Lecture delivered at Sydney University on 15th April, 1970.
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$20

40209
BECHERVAISE, John
AUSTRALIA AND ANTARCTICA

Sydney. 1967. Nelson Doubleday. 1st edition in Around Australia Program series. 64 PP with 2 maps, 11 drawings and 25 b/w photos, plus the 4 pages with the 29 colour plates. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 20.8 x 14.
Antarctica: physical description, climate, fauna and scientific work (described by a leader of A.N.A.R.E.).
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$15

44367
BEHRMANN, Max Th.
HINTER DEN KULISSEN DES MANDSCHURISCHEN KRIEGSTHEATERS - Lose Blatter aus dem Tagebuche eines Kriegskorrespondenten

Berlin. 1905. Schwetschte und Sohn. 1st Ed. 368 P, plus 1 map (South West Mandchuria) on double page. Cloth cover, decorated front cover (flags of Russia and Japan in colour). Lower corner of both covers faded. Slight ageing of paper. Internally very clean. Scarce. German text in Gothic script. 19 x 13.
Behind the scenes of the Russo Japanese war of 1905, in Manchuria.
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$20

44714
BEKEN, Keith
THE BEKEN FILE

London. 1980. Channel Press. 1st UK edition of the 1979 French original "Beken, Ma Vie". 192 PP with 6 drawings, 57 b/w and 16 colour photos. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing spots on outside edges. Fine. 25 x 18.8. 0906781027
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$20

66536
BENUSSI, Libero
ROVINJSKA BATANA I NJEZINO JEDRO / LA BATANA ROVIGNESE E LA SUA VELA

Rovinj, Croatia. 2007. Kucu O Batani, Grad Rovinj. 1st bilingual edition: Italian and Croatian (translated by Rodolfo Segnan). (6), 85 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Croatian and Italian text. Fine. 24 x 21. 978953730308X
Wooden boat built and used in Rovigno / Rovinj, West coast of Istria, on the Adriatic Sea.
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$45

66948
BERGEN LINE
SING SONGS - Bergen Line

Bergen, Norway. c. 1960. Bergen Steamship Co. 1st Ed. 56 PP with 20 text illustrations. Illustrated front endpaper. Pictorial stiff cover. Text in either Norwegian, Swedish, Danish, English, French and German. Near fine. Small format: 16 x 10.2.
43 songs: 3 in Danish, 4 in German, 5 in Swedish, 6 in French, 9 in Norwegian and 16 in English.
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$10

17576
BERRY, Greig
SHIPWRECKS OF THE NEW SOUTH WALES CENTRAL COAST, Volume 1, 1800-1899

Tacoma. 1994. Author. 1st Ed. 128 PP with b/w illust., photos & maps in text. Pictorial soft cover. Dedicatory note signed by the author on verso of title-page. Near fine. Scarce. 24.5 x 17. 06462110991
Details in chronological order of wrecks along the Central Coast of NSW.
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$45

66971
BESSON, Maurice
THE SCOURGE OF THE INDIES: Buccaneers, Corsairs, & Filibusters

London / Bruxelles. 1929. George Routledge & Sons, Ltd / F. Van Buggenhoudt. 1st edition translated from the French original by Everard Thornton. Edition limited to 960 copies. XII, 331, (3) PP with 138 b/w illustrations (40 on full page), plus 5 plates in colour. Vignette in colour on title page. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (illustrated front). Dust jacket with small chips, corners of flaps trimmed and rubbed edges. Slight ageing and foxing, o/wise a very good clean copy. Scarce. 29.5 x 23.5.
Montbars the exterminator. Nau L'Olonnais... Ravenau de Lussan... Jean-Baptiste Ducasse, Governor of Saint Domingo, Jacques Cassard, François Thurot, Surgeon and Corsair, Jean-d'Albarade, Corsair and later Minister of the Navy.
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$180

60415
BIERMAN, John
ODYSSEY

New York. 1984. Simon and Schuster. 1st Ed. 255 PP, plus 16 pages with 1 map and 29 b/w photos. Hard cover, cloth spine, dj. Remainder mark on lower outside edge, o/wise near fine. 22.2 x 14.5. 0671501569
Attempted voyage of the Paddle Steamer "Pentcho", from Bratislava to Palestine: shipwreck in the Aegean Sea, internment in Rhodes and Calabria...
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$15

66928
BIRD, James
SEAPORT GATEWAYS OF AUSTRALIA

London. 1968. Oxford University Press. 1st Ed. XIV, 253 PP with 53 maps & diagrams, plus 24 pages with 27 b/w photos. Fp: Aerial view of the two first harbours of Australia (Sydney Cove and Botany Bay). Cloth cover, dj. Dust jacket rubbed. Internally near fine. 25.5 x 19.
Study to investigate the development of Australian seaports through which a continent has been opened up and brought into contact with international commerce.
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$25

66802
BONINGTON, Chris, KNOX-JOHNSTON, Robin
SEA, ICE AND ROCK

London. 1992. Hodder & Stoughton. 1st Ed. 143 PP with b/w illustrations (3 maps on full page and 16 photos), plus 32 pages with 41 colour photos. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 25.2 x 17.5. 0340576197
Voyage to and exploration of Greenland, on Suhaili.
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$15

65497
BOUTIN, Emile
LES GRANDS NAUFRAGES DE L'ESTUAIRE: Le Saint-Philibert, le Lancastria, le Campbeltown et les autres

Laval, France. 1992. Editions Rives Reines 1st Ed. (6), 245, (5) PP with b/w illustrations (drawings, 1 musical score, facsimile of documents, 8 maps and 23 headpieces), plus 8 pages with 16 b/w illustrations. Eps: Lancastria. Cloth cover, dj. Name of previous owner at top of preliminary page, o/wise near fine French text. 22.7 x 15.5. 2909191036
Lancastria, 17 June 1940 sunk by Luftwaffe: 5000 to 7000 deaths. HMS Campbelltown and the U-Boat base at Saint Nazaire.
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$55

20565
BOXER, C. R. (Editor)
FURTHER SELECTIONS FROM THE TRAGIC HISTORY OF THE SEA 1559-1565. Narratives of the Shipwrecks of the Portuguese East Indiamen Aguia and Garça (1559) Sao Paulo (1561) and the misadventures of the Brazil-ship Santo Antonio (1565)

Cambridge. 1968. Hakluyt Society. Second Series. No. CXXXII. VIII, 170 PP with 8 b/w illustrations, plus 5 plates (1 folded) and 2 folded maps. Fp: Portrait of Francisco Barreto. Cloth cover, dj (price clipped). Dust jacket with light foxing and browned on spine. Near fine internally. 22 x 14.5.
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$10

66633
BRAY, Maynard
THE BOOK OF WOODEN BOATS

New York. 1992. W. W. Norton. 1st Ed. Foreword by Peter H. Spectre, introduction by Maynard Bray (author) and acknowledgments by Benjamin Mendlowitz (photographer). 192 PP with 217 colour photos by Benjamin Mendlowitz. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 28.5 x 28.5. 0393034178
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$55

66634
BRAY, Maynard
THE BOOK OF WOODEN BOATS - Volume II

New York. 2001. W. W. Norton. 1st Ed. Foreword by Matthew P. Murphy, introduction by Maynard Bray (author) and acknowledgments by Benjamin Mendlowitz (photographer). 192 PP with 218 colour photos by Benjamin Mendlowitz. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 28.5 x 28.5. 0393048993
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$55

66622
BRAY, Maynard & PINHEIRO, Carlton
HERRESHOFF OF BRISTOL - A Photographic History of America's Greatest Yacht and Boat Builders

Bristol, Rhode Island. 2005. Herreshoff Marine Museum. 2nd edition of the 1989 original. Introduction by Halsey C. Herreshoff. XIV, 250 PP with beautiful b/w photos. Fp: Map of Bristol Harbour. Eps: Launching of "Reliance", 1903. Cloth cover, title on front board and spine, dj. Fine. 28.5 x 25. 0971067821
Story of the two brothers who created Herreshoff Manufacturing Co., builders of some of the fastest steamboat and torpedo boats and, of course, yachts.
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$75

38794
BRENNER, Eliot & HARWOOD, William
DESERT STORM: The Weapons of War

London. 1991. Fontana. 1st Ed. 96 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 27.5 x 21.2. 00066377300
Air, land, and sea techno-weapons in the Persian Gulf.
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$10

36020
BRIOT, Claude & Jacqueline
LES CLIPPERS FRANCAIS

Douarnenez. 1993. Editions Le Chasse-Marée / Armen. 1st Ed. 466 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (line drawings, maps, plans, etchings, paintings and photographs). FEP: The Paulista under way. REP: Clipper Blanc entering Le Havre. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Near fine. 32 x 23.5. 2903708460
American clippers (design, construction, runs to California...). British clippers (races for tea from China...). French clippers: design construction, mannning, their trade (Brazil, West Indies, South Seas ...).
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$100

67629
BRISBANE PORT
BRISBANE PORTRAIT - Official Newsletter of the Brisbane Port Authority (Nos. 2 to 82)

Brisbane. 1978 to 1992. Brisbane Port Authority. Official Newsletter: No. 2, November 1978 to No. 82, December 1992. A total of 73 issues: around 250 pages, with b/w and colour photos. Set lacking Nos. 7, 12, 20, 30, 48, 64 and 74). Very good. Format: 26 x 20 (Issues 2 to 70), then 29.7 x 21 (issues 71 to 82).
A wealth of information.
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$100

66547
BRISBANE PORT
PORTRAIT - Official Newsletter of the Port of Brisbane Corporation (2001 - 2005)

Brisbane. 2001 to 2005. Port of Brisbane Corporation. Official Newsletters: No. 04, Oct / Dec 2001 to September 2005. A total of 13 issues: around 80 pages, with colour illustrations. Very good. Format: 29.7 x 21.
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$15

66961
BRITISH ANTI-FOULING COMPOSITION & PAINT COMPANY LTD
THE PROTECTION AND DECORATION OF YACHTS

London. c. 1949. The British Anti-Fouling Composition & Paint Company Ltd. 1st Ed. 32 PP, plus 13 plates: 4 colour plates from original paintings by Charles Pears, and 9 b/w photos by Beken &Son of Cowes. Each plate is protected by tissue guard, with name of vessel for the b/w ones. Cloth cover, front cover with title and colour vignette of "The Needles". Near fine. Oblong: 18.2 x 21.8.
Includes: Hull Protection for Yachts, Modern Views on Anti-Fouling Compositions, List of British Anti-Fouling Yacht Specialities, ... The photos show: s.y. "Venetia", s.y. "Rosaura", s.y. "Adventuress", s.y. "Star of India", s.y. "Sayonara", s.y. "Anna Marie", s.y. Virginia", m.y. "Titan" and aux.sch. "Viva".
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$20

57096
BRITISH PAINTS
Progress Report: ... Marine Division ...

Newcastle upon Tyne. c. 1965. British Paints Limited Annual edition. No pagination, 24 PP with 62 b/w photos. Marine Division: 12 pages + rear cover with 35 photos of ships. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 25.5 x 20.5.
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$10

30956
BROUGHTON, G. W.
MEN OF THE MURRAY - A Surveyor's Story

Adelaide. 1966. Rigby. 1st Ed. 216 PP, plus 12 pages with 24 b/w photos. Cloth cover, dj (price-clipped). Occasional light foxing, o/wise near fine. 22.3 x 14.5.
Life in the 1920s on the Murray River.
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$50

15937
BROWN, Alexander Crosby
STEAM PACKETS ON THE CHESAPEAKE - A History of the Old Bay Line Since 1840

Centreville, Maryland. c. 1980. Tidewater. Reprint of the 1961 original, with foreword by Walter Lord. XIV, 192 PP with 47 b/w illust. Fp: City of Norfolk leaving Baltimore. Cloth cover, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise fine. 24 x 16.2. 0870331116
The exciting story of the oldest steamboat line, transporting passengers and freight between Baltimore and Norfolk. Their former flagship President Warfield ended her career as the Exodus 1947.
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$15

39725
BROWN, Theo W.
YOUNG EXPLORERS OF THE SEA AND BEYOND

Sydney. 1984. World Life Books. 1st Ed. (14), 226 PP with 1 figure and 5 maps, plus 48 pages with 27 colour and 55 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. 24 x 15.5. 0949312002
Adventures and research with young assistants on the Great Barrier Reef, Northern Scotland, Morocco and Egypt.
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$10

56073
BROXAM, G. & NICHOLSON, Ian
SHIPPING ARRIVALS & DEPARTURES - SYDNEY - Vol. III: 1841 TO 1844 AND GAZETTEER

Canberra. 1988. Roebuck. 1st Ed. Publication No. 34 by Roebuck Society . 324 PP, with 159 PP Index & 20 PP illust. & maps. Eps: Map of Australasia, New Zealand, East India Islands. Pictorial card cover. Near fine. 25.6 x 18.2. 0909434352
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$35

32024
BURGESS, Robert H.
SEA, SAILS AND SHIPWRECK - Career of the four-masted Schooner Purnell T. White

Cambridge, Maryland, USA. 1970. Tidewater Publishing. 1st Ed. XII, 132 PP with 2 plans, facsimile of documents and 92 b/w photos. Fp: Purnell T. White, as painted by the marine artist Antonio Jacobsen. Eps: Half-breadth plan and sheer plan of the four-masted schooner Purnell T. White. Cloth cover, dj. Faint watermarks at top of both endpapers, o/wise very good. 26 x 18. 0870331477
Launched August 1917, trading mainly to the Caribbean islands, dismasted and derelict February 1934 while on the way from Georgetown to New York.
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$15

61891
BURNS, PHILP
THE B. P MAGAZINE, Australia's Finest Quarterly. Vol. V, No. 1

Sydney. 1932. Burns, Philp & Company Limited. Vol. V, No. 1, December 1932, edited by Dora Payter. 108 PP with b/w photos and period advertisements in colour. Pictorial soft cover (The Girl with the Rabbit, by W. B. McInnes). Near fine. 29.4 x 24.
Quarterly magazine containing articles on: Southern Royalty (Queen Morau Pomare in Tahiti), by Elsa Chauvel. "Heathen Chinese", An incident of the South Seas, by Marc T. Greene. Modern Ships and Modern Decoration, by H. A. MacDonald.
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$65

16862
CALLENDER, Sir Geoffrey
THE NAVAL SIDE OF BRITISH HISTORY

London. 1941. Christophers. Reprint (orig. 1924). 305 PP plus 18 b/w plates. Fp: Sir Francis Drake. Eps: The Globe after the map by Martin Behaim of Nuremberg 1492. Hard cover, protected dust jacket has a few small chips and small piece missing at top of spine. Signature and date on verso of Frontispiece. Paper browning & light foxing (mainly on prelims), o/wise a very good clean copy. 21.7 x 14.5.
From the rise of the Royal Navy under Henry VII. Chronology: P.281 to 294.
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$30

20586
CAMERON, Hector Charles
SIR JOSEPH BANKS

Sydney. 1966. Angus & Robertson. Reprint of the 1952 original. XX, 341 PP, plus 10 pages with 10 b/w illust. Fp: Joseph Banks, on his return from the voyage of the Endeavour. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Occasional foxing, o/wise near fine. 22.2 x 14.2.
Voyage with Cook. President of the Royal Society. ... the Founding of Australia...
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$20

66755
CAMPBELL, John
JUTLAND - An Analysis of the Fighting

New York. 1998. Lyons Press 1st softcover edition with a Preface by Antony Preston. 439 PP with 7 battle plans, 96 sketch-plans and 32 tables, Appendix Notes and extensive Index. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 24.2 x 16. 1558217592
The first comprehensive analysis of the fighting to make use of technical records.
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$35

39281
CANADIAN PACIFIC
MENU - EMPRESS OF BRITAIN - Oliver Goldsmith

Dinner menu, 27th June 1958, illustrated by Lendon. Pictorial card cover. A few foxing spots inside, o/wise fine. 28.5 x 21.
Illustration: The river Shannon, and Medallion of Oliver Goldsmith 1728-1774. Poet, novelist and dramatist.
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$15

39282
CANADIAN PACIFIC
MENU - EMPRESS OF BRITAIN - Robert Burns

Dinner menu, 29th June 1958, illustrated by Lendon. Pictorial card cover. Signed by Captain J.P. Dobson. Fine. 28.5 x 21.
Illustration: The Auld Brig o'Doon, and Medallion of Robert Burns 1759-1796. Scotland's national poet.
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$15

56032
CANTACUZINO, Marina
ON EQUAL TERMS, The first disabled crew to sail round the world - racing in the BT Global Challenge

London. 1997. Simon & Schuster. 1st Ed., with a foreword by Sir Chay Blyth. 223 PP with 1 colour plan, 5 colour sketch-maps, tables and b/w & colour photos. Half title page: The Time and Tide under sail. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 25.4 x 19.5. 068481935X
Departure from Southampton, 29/09/1996. Calls at Rio de Janeiro, Wellington, Sydney, Capetown, Boston. Return Southampton, 17/07/1997.
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$15

61867
CAPE HORNERS - AUSTRALIA
THE CAPE HORNER JOURNAL

Adelaide. 1985 - 2001. Cape Horners - Australia Inc. 37 issues: No.87 (February 1985)-88, 90, 93-95, 97-100, 103-104, 106-121, 123-131 (February 2001). A Total of 1630 PP (roneo-typed) with b/w illustrations. Stapled soft covers. Occasional foxing, o/wise all issues near fine. 21 x 14.5.
The Aim: "to perpetuate Ties of Comradeship and Friendship which bind Cape Horners throughout this Earth".
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$100

66742
CARR, Denis J. (editor)
SYDNEY PARKINSON, Artist of Cook's Endeavour Voyage

Canberra. 1983. British Museum (Natural History) in association with ANU Press. 1st Australian edition. XVI, 300 PP with VIII & 253 plates (130 in colour). Fp: Colour portrait of Sydney Parkinson. Illustrated endpapers. Hard cover, gilt device of a kangaroo on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket has a a small repaired closed tear, o/wise a near fine copy. 25 x 25. 0708111726
Wide range selection of drawings: plants, animals, people, scenery and boats made during the first voyage of Captain Cook until Parkinson's death in Javanese waters.
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$100

45359
CARR, Frank G. G.
SAILING BARGES

Lavenham, Suffolk. 1989. Terence Dalton. 3rd edition of the 1931 original. XIV, 462 PP with 5 sketches, 24 plans and 270 b/w illustrations (drawings, engravings, photos), plus 8 pages with 11 colour illustrations. Fp: A Thames barge of 1809. Eps: Map for sailing barges of Britain with 12 silhouettes of different barges. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Faint foxing. Fine. 23 x 18. 0861380606
Barges on the Thames and Medway, boomies, big barges... barges as yachts.
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$35

42197
CARR, William Guy
HELL'S ANGEL OF THE DEEP

London. c. 1935. Hutchinson. 4th impression of the 1932 original. 288, (8 publications) PP, plus 8 plates with 9 b/w photos. Fp: William Gy Carr. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine (lightly faded). Foxing spots on outside edges and some pages. Still a very good clean copy. Scarce. 22 x 14.
First years at sea on the Dacre Castle of Messrs J. Chambers and Company. WWI on a county class cruiser... RN Submarines...
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$25

64361
CHANDLER, George
LIVERPOOL SHIPPING, A Short History

London. 1960. Phoenix House. 1st Ed. XI, 12-256 PP with 36 line drawings (house flags and funnels), plus 30 pages with 54 bw plates. Fp: Liverpool's Pier Head from an Atlantic Liner. FEP: Liverpool's Cunard Group's world-wide services. REP: Liverpool's Blue Funnel Group's Services. Cloth cover, dj. Bookplate of previous owner on inside front cover. Near fine. 22.7 x 15.2.
Liverpool's shipping companies, and their part in world trade.
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$20

32611
CHAPMAN, Fredrik Henrik
ARCHITECTURA NAVALIS MERCATORIA

London. 1975. Adlard Coles. 3rd impression of their first edition of 1971. 103 PP with figures & tables, plus 62 folded plates (double page) and 1 folded engraving of Stockholm in 1768 (on double page). Decorated cloth cover, dj. Dust jacket lightly rubbed. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Near fine. 39.5 x 24.5. 0229974910
A facsimile edition of the classic 18th century treatise on shipbuilding first published in Stockholm in 1768.
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$145

37741
CHAUVEL CARLSSON, Susanne
PITCAIRN: Island at the edge of time

Rockhampton, Qld. 2000. Central Queensland University Press. 1st Ed. 238, (2) PP with head pieces and 5 b/w illustrations, plus 16 pages with 13 colour and 36 b/w illustrations. Fp: Map of Pitcairn Island. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 24.6 x 17.5. 1875998926
The author is the daughter of the famous Australian film-makers Charles and Elsa Chauvel who made part of the 1933 movie In the Wake of the Bounty.
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$20

39655
CHRISTIE'S
MARITIME AND NAVAL BATTLES

London. 2000. Christie's South Kensington. 1st Ed. 324 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (6 folded ones), plus 1 erratum page. Pictorial card cover. Near fine. 26.8 x 21.
Catalogue of a sale held in London on 9th November 2000. 668 items. Photographs: 7 of scrimshaws, 18 of Titanic and Liners ephemera, 16 of historic diving, 42 of half block models and ship models...
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$40

37511
CIPOLLA, Carlo M.
CLOCKS AND CULTURE 1300-1700

New York. 1967. Walker & Co. 1st US Ed. 192 PP with 5 figures, plus 8 pages with 10 b/w illustrations. Cloth cover, dj. Bookplate on front endpaper. Fine. 22 x 14.5.
Development of the mechanical clock.
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$15

66353
CLARK, Rosemary, HOBAN, Mary, MADDOCKS, Hilary
2002 COLLECTION OF AUSTRALIAN STAMPS - Executive Edition

Melbourne. 2002. Australian Postal Corporation. Executive edition of the 2002 Collection. 56 PP with b/w and colour illustrations, plus the 4 stock sheets with the 50 mint stamps and 4 miniature sheets issued for 2002 (face value 47.48 A$). Hard cover, brass corner protector on book, gold foil embossed black cover, gilt edged pages, contained in matching slip case. Fine (mint condition). 31 x 21.5.
Golden Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II. Australian Lighthouses. ... Flinders - Baudin, Encounter Bay 1802 ...
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$100

54365
CLASSIC BOAT
CLASSIC BOAT MAGAZINE - 1987, Nos. 1 - 4

St. Albans, Herts. 1987. Benn Consumer Publications. Quarterly publication. First year of publication with 4 issues. No. 1, January 1987: 112 PP. No. 2, Spring 1987: 112 PP. No. 3, Summer 1987: 112 PP. No. 4: Autumn 1987: 128 PP. Each issue with b/w and colour illustrations. Original pictorial soft covers (image shows cover of Jan 1987). Fine. Scarce. 29.5 x 22.5.
No. 1: The Pilot Cutters, by Robert Simper. Pilot Cutters of H. W. Tilman, by Libby Purves. No. 2: East Coast Traditions, by John Leather. No. 3: Amber and the Baltic Traders, by Robert Simper... No. 4: One and All building, by Dr. John Young. ...
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$60

66230
CLASSIC BOAT
CLASSIC BOAT MAGAZINE - 1992, No. 43

Falmouth. 1992. Classic Boat / Burleigh Magazines. No. 43, January 1992. 144 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.5 x 22.5.
No. 43: La Nioulargue, Classic of Saint-Tropez, by Peter Chesworth. ... Of Shrimpers and Prawners, by John Leather. ... Gallery: Work of the Yorkshire artist Reuben Chappell, reviewed by James Taylor.
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$5

62472
CLASSIC BOAT
CLASSIC BOAT MAGAZINE - No. 247 - January, 2009

Croydon, Surrey. 2009. ClassicBoat / IPC Media. 96 PP. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.7 x 21.
Restoration of the Year. Company of Craftsmen: Ashley Butler & Co., by Peter Willis. Staying Buoyant, Gillian Nahum, by Martin Smith. ... Tall Ship: Statsraad Lehmkuhl, by Sam Silver.
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$5

65925
CLOSTERMANN, Pierre
THE BIG SHOW - Some experiences of a French Fighter Pilot in the R.A.F.

London. 1952. Chatto and Windus. 4th Impression of the 1951 original. Translated from the French by Oliver Berthoud. Foreword by Sir John Slessor, Marshall of the Royal Air Force. 256 PP, plus 16 plates with 39 b/w photos. Hard cover, gilt title on a sunned spine. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Very good. 21 x 14.
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$15

43046
COLCORD, Joanna C.
ROLL AND GO - Songs of American Sailormen

London. 1925. Heath Cranton. 1st UK edition of the US original, with an introduction by Lincoln Colcord. (XXIV), 118 PP with 77 music scores, plus 9 b/w plates. Hard cover, cloth spine, title on paper label pasted down on front cover and spine. Light foxing. Near fine. 24.5 x 17.2.
The author was born and spent most of her life at sea, where she first heard, then caught, the spirit and flavour of these grand old songs.
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$35

64008
COLFELT, David
FROM RATBAGS TO RESPECTABILITY: A History of the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia

Sydney. 2008. Cruising Yacht Club of Australia / Focus Publishing Interactive. 1st Ed. Foreword by Trygve Halvorsen. Introduction by Matt Allen. 248 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Laminated pictorial boards, dj. Light foxing on inside of dust jacket flaps, o/wise fine. Scarce. 30.4 x 21.5. 9781921156342
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$75

40315
COLLINGRIDGE, J. H. & EDE, J. R.
CATALOGUE OF AN EXHIBITION OF NAVAL RECORDS AT THE PUBLIC RECORD OFFICE

London. 1950. H.M.S.O. 1st Ed. Introduction by Hilary Jenkinson. 53 PP, with 1 head piece, 3 tail pieces, and facsimile of 7 signatures, plus 4 pages with 7 b/w illustrations. Soft covers a littl foxed, some marginal scoring, staples removed, o/wise very good. 21.2 x 13.5.
Historical notes and description of 71 items, from King John's Galleys (1212) to Bombardment of Alexandria (1882).
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$10

50446
CONRAD, Joseph
NOSTROMO, A Tale of the Seaboard

London. 2004. The Folio Society. 2nd printing of the 1996 edition, with an introduction by Richard Holmes and illustrations by Francis Mosley. 424 PP, plus 11 b/w plates. Fp: Behold the illustrious Capataz de Cargadores. Cloth cover, illustrated front cover, slipcase. Few foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 22.7 x 16.5.
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$30

63079
COOKE, Anthony
EMIGRANT SHIPS - The Vessels which carried Migrants across the World, 1946-1972

London. c.1990. Carmania Press. 1st Ed. 112 PP with b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Name of previous owner at top of title page. Fine. 27.3 x 21.5. 0951865609
The various shipping lines and ships which ferried migrants leaving war-torn Europe for other destinations or lands of promise.
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$15

40607
CORNISH, Richard, FENTON, Roy, LOUGHRAN, Louis, OSBORNE, Richard, PEIN, Joachim & SPONG, Harry
FIFTY DYNAMIC YEARS

Gravesend. 2000. World Ship Society. 1st Ed. 72 PP with 72 b/w photos of ships and 24 colour illustrations of Flags and Funnels. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21 x 14.8. 0905627940
Fifty years with the World Ship Society. Clipped wings: British aircraft carrier development 1947-1999 by Richard Osborne... Plus ça change: Fifty years of fashions in Flags and Funnels by J.l. Loughran... Cargo ships: The Blue Funnel experience Post War, by Robert Cornish...
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$15

37597
CORSON, F. Reid
THE ATLANTIC FERRY IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY

London. c. 1937. Sampson Low, Marston. 1st Ed. X, 277 PP with 58 outline sketches of Liners, plus 32 plates with 35 b/w photos, 6 plates with liners in colour and 16 pages with 48 funnels and 48 house flags in colour. Fp (in colour): folded plate with R.M.M.V. Britannic of the White Star Line. Cloth cover worn around edges, sunned spine. Hinges a little weak. Bookplate of previous owner on inside front cover and signature on FFEP. Paper ageing but only occasional light foxing. A very good copy of a scarce title. 22.8 x 14.5.
Covers the years before the war, post-war developments on the ferry, the Cunard Line, White Star, Leyland, Anchor and Scandinavian Lines, Dominion, Beaver, Allan & Canadian Pacific Lines, American, Red Star, United States, German Lines, French, Dutch & Italian Lines....
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$30

17980
COURSE, Capt. A.G.
THE WHEEL'S KICK AND THE WIND'S SONG

London. 1951. Percival Marshall. 2nd edition of the 1950 original. XIV, 264, (2) PP with head pieces, tail pieces and 2 "Sail Plan" by E. W. H. West, plus 12 pages with 22 b/w photos. Fp: William Mitchel. Hard cover with colour copy dj. Review "The Days of Sail" by H. M. Tomlinson, in the John O' London's Weekly (1st September 1950), loosely inserted. Ageing of paper and occasional foxing. Very good. 22 x 14.
The last surviving fleet of sailing ships (John Stewart & Company) registered in a British port.
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$30

65249
CRITTENDEN, Victor
THE VOYAGE OF THE FIRST FLEET 1787-1788 - Taken from contemporary accounts

Canberra. 1981. Milini Press. 1st Ed., No. 1 in the First Fleet Books series. V, 105 PP with head & tail pieces, and 1 map. Fp: Map of the Voyage of the First Fleet, Ports of Call. Soft cover. Spine lightly sunned. Name of previous owner on half title page. Very good. 24.8 x 17.5. 094991004X
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$15

22291
CROSS, Colin
THE FALL OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE 1918-1968

London. 1968. Hodder & Stoughton. 1st Ed. 359 PP, (9 Index) plus 24 pages with 29 b/w photos. Fp: George V, King and Emperor. FEP: Map of the British Empire 1918. REP: Map of the Commonwealth of Nations 1966. Cloth cover, slightly chipped and creased dj, o/wise very good. 23 x 15. 0340025425
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$15

66799
CUMPSTON, J. S.
SHIPPING ARRIVALS AND DEPARTURES - SYDNEY, 1788-1825 and Part III: Index to Names of Persons

Canberra. 1963 & 1964. Author. 1st edition limited to 200 copies. Part I + II: (2), 164, 26 (Index) PP (typescript) with 2 drawings, plus 7 b/w plates (3 maps, 1 photo and 3 engravings). Fp: departure of the whaler "Britannia" in 1798. Part III: (2), 27-66, (3 additions and Amendments) PP. Soft covers lightly soiled, title on front covers, staples, cloth tape on spine. Scarce. Near fine. 25.4 x 20.8.
A guide to shipping movements into and out of Port Jackson, in the early years of Australia settlement.
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$60

55496
CUNLIFFE, Tom
LEADING LIGHTS - The story of the Bristol Pilot Cutters and Hirta (in Boat International No. 41)

Kingston-upon-Thames. 1989. SF Publications. Issue No. 41, November 1989. Contains article P. 48 to 56 with 4 b/w and 8 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 30 x 22.3.
Other articles: Whitbread Start by Adrian Morgan, Maxi Magic by Hugh Schmitt.
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$10

16244
CURTIS, Brian
THE SYDNEY-HOBART, My 21 Years

Hobart. 1981. Libra Books. 1st Ed. No pagination, 94 PP with 165 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket has a small repared closed tear and a little foxing. Book is near fine. 24.7 x 18.8. 0909619077
A selection of 165 b/w photos of the Sydney/Hobart race between 1949 and 1979.
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$15

41059
CURTIS, Cynthia, O'BRIEN, Mike & LAZARUS, Paul (compilers)
THIRTY WOODEN BOATS - A Second Catalog of Building Plans

Brooklin, Maine. 1988. Woodenboat Publications. 1st Ed. Introduction by John Wilson, editor. 78, (2) PP with 4 drawings, 14 figures and 30 sets of plans (line drawings, sails plans...). Title page: 20' Catboat, Madam Tirza. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 27.7 x 20.5. 0937822159
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$15

19677
DALRYMPLE, Alexander
AN ACCOUNT OF THE DISCOVERIES MADE IN THE SOUTH PACIFICK OCEAN

Sydney. 1996. Hordern House / Australian National Maritime Museum. Australian Maritime Series, No.3. Reissue of the 1767 original with a foreword by Dr. Kevin Fewster of the A.N.M.M. and an essay by Dr. Andrew Cook of the British Library. Limited edition of 950 copies. 47, (IV), XXXI, plus a large folded chart of the South Pacifick Ocean), 103 PP plus 6 large folded plates at rear of book. Fp: Portrait of Alexander Dalrymple by John Thomas Seton. Hand bound in quarter midnight blue Scottish calf with marbled papered sides. Gilt title on black vignette on spine. Near fine. 21.7 x 13.2. 1875567135
An account of the discoveries made in the South Pacific Ocean previous to 1764, containing: a geographical description of places, an examination of the conduct of the discoverers in the tracks they pursued, investigation of what may be further expected.
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$150

66490
DARWIN, Charles
CHARLES DARWIN'S "BEAGLE" DIARY

Cambridge. 2001. Cambridge University Press. Reprint of the 2001 paperback edition (original of 1988). Edited by Richard Darwin Keynes. XXIX, 464 PP with 27 b/w illustrations, plus 2 track charts (on double page) of the Beagles Voyage at rear of book. Fp: Charles Darwin as a young man. Title-page: The "Beagle" laid ashore at the Rio Santa Cruz. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 22.8 x 15.2. 0521003172
Transcript of the diary kept between 24 October 1831 and 7 November 1836.
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$35

66927
DAVIDSON, René
WHALEMEN OF TWOFOLD BAY

Eden, NSW. 2004. Author. 2nd edition. XI, 172, (3 index) PP with 2 maps and many b/w illustrations (drawings, engravings & photos). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. Scarce. Oblong: 21 x 29.5. 0949362026
Historical photographs on the whales, their chases, the whalemen and their family life.
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$50

62144
DAVIES, Ken
SOLENT PASSAGES AND THEIR STEAMERS

Newport, IOW. 1982. Isle of Wight County Press. 1st Ed. 179 PP with 1 map, diagrams and tables, plus 40 pages with 80 b/w photos. Fp: Varos. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 21.7 x 14
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$20

15670
DE MORGA, Antonio
SUCESOS DE LAS ISLAS FILIPINAS

Cambridge. 1972. Hakluyt Society. Second Series No.140. Reprint. Translated and edited by J.S. Cummins. XI, 347 PP with 2 b/w illust. & 2 folded maps. Fp: Portrait of Morga. Cloth cover, dj. Signature of previous owner on FFEP, o/wise very good. 22 x 14.5. 0521010357
History of the Spanish colony in the Philippines during the 16th century.
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$15

47365
DELGADO, James P.
ACROSS THE TOP OF THE WORLD - The Quest for the Northwest Passage

New York. c. 1999. Checkmark Books. 2nd printing of the 1999 original. XII, 228 PP with b/w and colour illust. Title spread: HMS Terror in the ice. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 28.6 x 23.5. 0816041245
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$10

66976
DEVLIN, Commander R. (editor)
The Second Commission of H.M.S. TIGER 1961-63

On board. c. 1963. 1st Ed. Foreword by Captain P.W.W. Graham. (2), 112 PP with b/.w illustrations (5 sketch maps, 5 cartoons, portraits and photos). Half title page: Badge and Motto of HMS Tiger. Cloth cover, gilt device and title on front board. Fine. Oblong: 19.8 x 27.
May 1961 to March 1963. Mediterranean Tour, then to the Far East, Australia and New Zealand.
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$90

32213
DODSON, Granville & CHURCHILL, Anthony
THE OFFICIAL GUIDE TO THE FINANCIAL TIMES CLIPPER RACE 1975-76

London. 1976. Ocean Publications. 1st Ed. 84 PP with 18 maps & plans, and b/w or colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 29.8 x 21.
The Clipper Records, and Introducing Patriarch (69 days run from Gravesend to Sydney in 1869), by Cyril Hume. The entries: Great Britain II (U.K.), Kriter II (France), The Great Escape (Netherlands), Anaconda II (Australia), CSeRB II (Italy), and Veline (France).
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$5

66531
DONNELLY, Ivon A.
CHINESE JUNKS AND OTHER NATIVE CRAFT

Hong Kong. 2008. Earnshaw Books. 1st reprint of the 1924 original, with a foreword by Gareth Powell. XXV, 169 PP with 40 b/w illustrations (head pieces, tail pieces and 31 plates), plus 6 colour plates. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 20.5 x 13.3. 9789881762139
Description (text & drawings) of 27 different types of Chinese junks.
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$50

66795
DOOLAN, Ken
HMAS TOBRUK: Warship for Every Crisis

Queanbeyan, NSW. 2007. Grinkle Press. 1st Ed. Foreword by General Peter Gration. (12), 158 PP with 62 b/w illustrations. Fp: Tobruk after exercise "Caltrop Force '89". Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 24.8 x 17.3. 0980282101
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$100

48473
du CANE, Peter
HIGH-SPEED SMALL CRAFT

London. 1951. Temple. 1st Ed. X, 278 PP with 139 figures in text (23 b/w photos) plus 18 plates with 27 b/w photos. Fp: 73 ft. motor torpedo boat. FEP: Sectional drawing of a M.T.B. REP: Sectional drawing of Jet-propelled Bluebird. Cloth cover, dj. Dust jacket with small pieces missing at head and foot of spine. Offsetting on rear endpaper. Slight ageing/foxing of paper on outside edges, o/wise a very good copy of a scarce item. 25 x 15.5.
Types, stability, seaworthiness and manoeuvrability... propelling, record breakers..
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$45

66532
DUMONT d'URVILLE, Captain Jules S. C.
TWO VOYAGES TO THE SOUTH SEAS - Australia, New Zealand, Oceania 1826-1829, Straits of Magellan, Chile, Oceania, New Guinea, Australia, South East Asia, Tasmania, Antarctica, New Zealand, Torres Strait 1837-1840 in the corvettes ASTROLABE 1826-1829, ASTROLABE and ZELEE 1837-1840

Melbourne. 1992. Melbourne University Press. 1st Paperback edition. Translated & retold by Helen Rosenman. XXXVI, 304 PP with 26 maps plus 20 PP with 39 b/w illust. 29 maps & charts plus 44 PP with 56 b/w illust. Pictorial soft cover. A little light wear, o/wise fine. 23 x 15.5. 0522844324
The two great voyages of Dumont d'Urville to the Pacific and the Antarctic.
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$30

66993
DUNMORE, John & DE BROSSARD, Maurice
LE VOYAGE DE LAPEROUSE 1785-1788 (in Two Volumes)

Paris. 1985. Imprimerie Nationale. 1st edition in Voyages et Découvertes series. Tome I: XIII, 315 PP with 75 b/w & colour illustrations, plus a folded chart (in three parts) in rear pocket. Tome II: XIII, 512 PP with 192 b/w & colour illustrations. Both volumes bound in blue cloth with colour vignette on front cover, gilt title on front board and spine, and contained in an illustrated cloth slipcase. Dedicatory note on half title page of Volume I, dated and signed by the author. Endpapers of Volume II split at the gutter. Faint foxing. French text. A near fine set. 30.5 x 22. 2110808578
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$450

17645
DUNMORE, John (editor)
THE JOURNAL OF JEAN-FRANCOIS DE GALAUP DE LA PEROUSE 1785-1788 - Volume I

London. 1994. Hakluyt Society. 1st Ed., Volume 179 in the Second series. CCXL, 232 PP plus 10 plates of illustrations & maps. Fp: View of Port des Français. Cloth cover, dj a little rubbed. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 22.2 x 14. 0904180387
The expedition: background, participants, the ships, the instructions... then the Journal (56 pages) from Brest (August 1785) to Manilla Bay (February, 1787).
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$30

66312
DUTTON, Geoffrey
THE HERO AS MURDERER, The Life of Edward John Eyre Australian Explorer and Governor of Jamaica 1815-1901

Sydney. 1967. Collins. 1st Ed. 416 PP with 3 maps, plus 8 pages with 14 b/w illustrations. Fp: Portrait of John Edward Eyre. Eps: Map of Australia, showing Eyre's routes from Sydney to the Swan River. Top edge tinted. Hard cover, dj. Front cover of dust jacket slightly chipped and rubbed. Occasional foxing, o/wise a very good clean copy. 24 x 15.8.
Explorer of the inland between Sydney and Adelaide, first man to cross the Nullarbor Plain...
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$20

66357
ERICKSEN, Hilary, FOX, Paul, HOBAN, Mary ...
2008 COLLECTION OF AUSTRALIAN STAMPS

Melbourne. 2008. Australian Postal Corporation. Edition of the 2008 Collection. 56 PP with b/w and colour illustrations, plus the 5 stock sheets with the 123 mint stamps including the 4 miniature sheets issued for 2008 (face value 99.50 A$).. Hard cover, illustrated front board, with matching slip case. Fine (mint condition). 31 x 21.5.
Centenary of Scouting in Australia.
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$100

66359
ERICKSEN, Hilary, FOX, Paul, HOBAN, Mary & MADDOCKS, Hilary
2010 COLLECTION OF AUSTRALIAN STAMPS - Executive Edition

Melbourne. 2010. Australian Postal Corporation. Executive edition of the 2010 Collection, limited to 8,000 copies (No. 7653 / 8000). 56, (1) PP with b/w and colour illustrations, plus the 2 stock sheets with the 85 mint stamps, 1 special sheetlet and 7 miniature sheets (for 28 mint stamps) issued for 2010 (face value 97.15 A$). Hard cover, brass corner protector on book, gold foil embossed black cover, gilt edged pages, contained in matching slip case. Fine (mint condition). 31 x 21.5.
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$125

66762
ESKRIDGE, Robert Lee
MANGA REVA - THE FORGOTTEN ISLANDS

Indianapolis. 1931. Bobbs-Merrill. 1st Ed., with an introduction by Eunice Tietjens. (2), XI, 12-286 PP with 9 b/w illustrations, plus 13 b/w plates by author and 6 pages with 13 b/w photos. Fp: The cathedral was finished at last. Eps: Map in colour of the Gambier Archipelago. Cloth cover, red lettering title on front board and spine, top edge tinted. Very good. 23.8 x 16.
The remote Gambier Archipelago.
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$45

66803
EVERYBODY'S MAGAZINE
SHIPPING WONDERS OF THE WORLD TODAY

London. c. 1954. Everybody's. Four issues of the "Great Supplement". 32 PP with 109 b/w photos. 4 supplements tipped in together in a card folder. Slight ageing of paper. Very good. 33.5 x 26.5.
4 Supplements - 1: Great Merchantmen and Liners. 2: East of Suez, Round Africa, Rolling down to Rio and cross the Pacific. 3: Ships of the British Coasts and of the Narrow Seas. 4: Great Lakes, Rivers and Special Ships.
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$15

46876
FAIRLEY, John & WELFARE, Simon
ARTHUR C. CLARKE'S CHRONICLES OF THE STRANGE AND MYSTERIOUS

London. 1987. Guild Publishing / Book Club Associates. Reprint of the original published by Wm. Collins. Foreword by Arthur C. Clarke. 191 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 25.5 x 19.2.
Includes chapters: Strange Tales from the Lakes, Of Monsters and Mermaids ...
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$15

11984
FALLEX, M. & MAIREY, A.
AMERIQUE AUSTRALASIE AU DEBUT DU XXè SIECLE

Paris. 1905. Librairie Ch. Delagrave. 1st Ed. 362 PP with 37 maps & 77 photos & many pages uncut. Rebound in modern cloth, retaining original front part of soft cover, gilt title on spine. Very good. French text. 20.4 x 13.
Geographical information on the Polar regions, North, Central, and South America, Australasia (Archipelagoes of the Pacific, Australia and New Zealand).
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$30

15659
FIDLON, Paul G. & RYAN, R. J. (editors)
THE JOURNAL OF ARTHUR BOWES SMYTH: Surgeon, Lady Penrhyn 1787-1789

Sydney. 1979. Australian Documents Library. 1st Ed. XX, 196 PP with 27 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Near fine. 25 x 18.7. 0908219008
Lady Penrhyn, first fleeter, brought over 100 female convicts from England, returned home via Lord Howe, Kermadec, Tahiti, Penrhyn in the Cook Islands, Guam...
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$30

53138
FINAMORE, Daniel & TROMPARENT, Hélène
RENDEZ-VOUS WITH THE SEA. The Glory of the French Maritime Tradition

Salem, Mass. 2002. Peabody Essex Museum. 1st Ed. Introduction and acknowledgments by Dan L. Monroe. Foreword by Contre-Amiral Georges Prud'homme. X, (2), 76 PP with 90 colour illustrations. Fp (in colour): Bateaux de Pêche (Fishing Boats), 1840. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 32.3 x 24. 0883891239
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$15

42620
FISHING
BROWN'S TRAWLERS' AND FISHERMEN'S GUIDE, to the Board of Trade examinations for Second Hand and Skipper

Glasgow. 1944. Brown, Son & Ferguson. Reprint of the 10th edition of 1937. VIII, 246 PP with bw and colour illustrations, plus 6 plates with charts (4 folded), and 3 colour plates (signals, national flags and buoyage). Cloth cover (lightly marked). War economy paper, foxing, o/wise very good. 19 x 12.5.
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$10

65881
FLANNERY, Tim
THROWIM WAY LEG: An Adventure

Melbourne. 1998. Text Publishing. 1st Ed. (10), 326 PP with head pieces and 8 maps (1 on double page), plus 16 pages with 28 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Name of previous owner on title page. Occasional foxing, o/wise near fine. 23.3 x 15.3.. 1875847626
Discoveries and studies on the Island of New Guinea (Irian Jaya & Papua New Guinea).
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$10

66855
FOOTE, W. F. (editor)
QUEENSLAND MARITIME BULLETIN of the WORLD SHIP SOCIETY - Queensland Branch: Volume 3

Brisbane. 1971. W.S.S. - Qld Branch Volume 3 - No. 1 (January 1971) to No. 12 (December 1971). 12 issues for a total of 96 pages (roneotyped), with b/w illustrations. Staples removed. Ageing, foxing of paper. Very good. 33.5 x 20.5.
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$25

52636
FOX, J. R. (Jack)
HMAS KATOOMBA, A History - December 1941 to August 1948

French's Forest, NSW. 2001. Reynard. 1st Ed. (2), XVII, 246 PP with b/w illustrations (Crest & Motto, 1 map, 3 photos). Soft cover, pictorial front. Dedicatory note on title page signed by the author. Occasional foxing spots, o/wise near fine. 20.6 x 14.5. 0958527741
One of the 52 Australian Corvettes (Australian Mine Sweeper). Built from September 1940 to April 1941 at Poole, Balmain, Sydney...
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$50

40993
FRANCE, Victor, MITCHELL, Larry & WRIGHT, Alison
ABROLHOS ISLANDS - CONVERSATIONS

Fremantle. 1988. Fremantle Arts Centre Press. 1st Ed. 216 PP with 2 maps, 37 b/w photos (portraits), 19 colour photos (aerial) and 27 watercolours. Pictorial soft cover. Lower corner of front cover lightly rubbed, o/wise near fine. Oblong: 18 x 24. 1863682619
Fishermen, fishing and life on the Abrolhos Islands, off the west coast of West Australia.
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$40

32267
FRANKLIN, Sir John
JOURNEY TO THE POLAR SEA

Köln, Germany. 1998. Köneman. 1st Ed., in the Köneman Travel Classics series. 487 PP. Cloth cover, dj. Faint foxing. Near fine. 17.2 x 12.2. 3829008783
Account of his expedition 1819 to 1822.
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$10

59787
FREMANTLE PORT AUTHORITY
A SUMMARY OF SHIPWRECKS IN AND AROUND PORT OF FREMANTLE, Western Australia (in Port of Fremantle Quarterly - Volume 5, No.1)

Fremantle. 1974. Fremantle Port Authority. Spring - October 1974. 36 PP. Article by Denis Robinson from P.13 to 24 with 1 location map and 5 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 24.5 x 19.2.
Contains also: the Port of Melbourne (Seaports - Vital link in world trade - No. 4).
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$20

66747
FROST, Alan
THE PRECARIOUS LIFE OF JAMES MARIO MATRA, Voyager with Cook, American Loyalist, Servant of Empire

Melbourne. 1995. The Miegunyah Press / Melbourne University Press. 1st edition limited to 1000 copies. No.6 in the Miegunyah Press series. XIV, 264, (2) PP, plus 12 b/w plates (6 of them maps & charts). Cloth cover, dj. Faint foxing on outside edges, o/wise fine. 24.3 x 16. 052284667X
First voyage with Captain Cook and first account of this voyage with a concise vocabulary of the language of Otahitee. His proposals to establish a settlement in NSW. His diplomatic posting at Tangier...
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$50

66493
FROST, Lucy
NO PLACE FOR A NERVOUS LADY - Voices from the Australian Bush

Melbourne. 1984. McPhee Gribble / Penguin Books. 1st Ed. (8), 284, (4) PP with b/w illustrations. Soft cover, pictorial front. Foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. 22.5 x 17. 014007340X
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$20

41367
GARDINER, Robert (editor)
NELSON AGAINST NAPOLEON - From the Nile to Copenhagen, 1798-1801

London. 2001. Caxton Editions & National Maritime Museum. Reprint in the Caxton Pictorial Histories series of the 1997 original. 192 PP with over 300 b/w illustrations. Title spread: British forces landing at Aboukir, March 1801. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Fine. 29.5 x 25.2. 1840673613
Battles for the Mediterranean: Aboukir (Nile), Minorca, Malta... Colonial and commerce warfare in the West Indies, the Red Sea and in the East Indies.... Battle of Copenhagen.
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$20

66953
GARDNER
GARDNER J TYPE HEAVY OIL ENGINES

Manchester. c. 1930. Norris, Henty & Gardners Ltd. 1st edition. Catalogue No. 513. 60 PP with 2 tables and b/w illustrations: 7 cut-aways, 4 drawings, 2 graphs, 38 photos (17 of engines and 21 of boats & ships). Soft cover, title on front cover. 6 stamps of "Ferrier & Dickinson, Engineers and Machinery Merchants" at top corner of front cover, title page and 4 other pages. Printed on superior gloss paper with only a hint of ageing around edges. Near fine. Scarce. 28.7 x 21.2..
Contents include: Two-Cycle versus Four-Cycle Engines, Operation of the J Engine, Lubrication System, Spare Parts, Auxiliary Machinery ...
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$100

66787
GILL, G. Hermon
AUSTRALIA IN THE WAR OF 1939-1945: ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY (in 2 volumes)

Canberra. 1957 & 1968. Australian War Memorial. 1st edition in the "Australia in the War of 1939-1945" series, Series Two (Navy). Volume I: XVIII, 686 PP with 49 maps, plus 44 pages with 83 b/w photos. Volume II: XVIII, 752 PP with 44 maps and sketches, plus 44 pages with 84 b/w photos. Cloth cover, dj. Dust jacket of Volume II is price clipped and with small piece missing at head of spine. Signature on front endpaper of Vol. II. Occasional foxing. Still a very nice set. 23.5 x 13.2.
Volume I: 1939-1942. Volume II: 1942-1945.
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$120

51432
GILLBANKS, Captain R. J., Hydrographer
ROYAL NEW ZEALAND NAVY - INTERNATIONAL NAVAL REVIEW AT AUCKLAND OCTOBER 1991

Auckland. 1991. Hydrographic Office of the Royal New Zealand Navy. Chart in colour, Auckland Harbour; RNZN 50 with with track of Naval Review. Fine. 55.5 x 70.
International Naval Review... to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the Royal New Zealand Navy.
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$20

15919
GILLETT, R. & MELLIAR-PHELPS, M.
A CENTURY OF SHIPS IN SYDNEY HARBOUR

Adelaide. 1980. Rigby. 1st Ed. 160 PP with over 200 b/w photos. Title spread: Argentinian training ship, Sydney Harbour 1970. Eps: Great Ferry Race of 1980. Hard cover, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise fine. 26 x 21. 0727012010
Sydney's sailing ships, ferries, tugs, liners, warships ...
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$15

43395
GILLETT, Ross
H.M.A.S. MELBOURNE - 25 Years

Sydney. 1981. Nautical Press. 1st Ed. with 162 b/w illustrations. Inside covers: plans of HMAS Melbourne (CVS-21). Pictorial soft cover. Foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. Oblong: 21 x 27. 0949756008
Commemorative book for the 25 years of HMAS Melbourne (the Aircraft Carrier) - ship's movements, year by year.
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$20

66541
GIORGETTI, Franco
HISTORY AND EVOLUTION OF SAILING YACHTS

Vercelli, Italy. 2006. White Star. 1st edition, translated from the Italian by Neil Frazer Davenport. 312 PP with b/w and colour illustrations throughout. Laminated pictorial boards, dj. Near fine. 30 x 22. 8854401099
A lavish publication full of information.
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$40

11489
GLYN, Anthony
THE SEINE

London. 1966. Weidenfeld & Nicolson. 1st Ed. XII, 204 PP with 1 double-page map plus 24 pages with 35 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket with repaired tear on back. Dedicatory note on front endpaper, to d'Arcy Hayman, from one islander to another ... signed by the author. Very good. 22 x 14.2.
From its spring near Dijon to the estuary at Le Havre. History, places of interest, people, ...
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$15

51788
GODDIO, Franck & GUYOT DE SAINT MICHEL, Evelyne Jay
GRIFFIN, on the Route of an Indiaman

London. 1999. Periplus. 1st English edition. Translated from the French original by Ludwig von Bomhard and Leonard Harrow. XVI, 351 PP with 10 maps, 11 diagrams, 47 b/w or colour illustrations, 145 photos and 70 plates. Hard cover, simile leather, gilt title on spine, dj, slipcase. Fine. 34.2 x 24.5. 1902699009
The Route to India, the Griffin, from shipwreck to excavation, the Xreck, from reality to the documents, the history of a cargo, . ...
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$40

34082
GOLOVKO, Admiral Arseni G.
WITH THE RED FLEET - The War Memoirs of the Late Admiral Arseni G. Golovko

London. 1965. Putnam. 1st English edition, translated from the 1960 Russian original Vmeste s Flotom by Peter Broomfield. Edited and introduced by Sir Aubrey Mansberg. 248 PP with 2 maps, plus 8 pages with 16 b/w photos. Fp: The author at Northern Fleet Head Quarter. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Dust jacket has a rubed patch on top front corner, o/wise near fine. 22.2 x 14.5.
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$15

45644
GONIK, Miron & VAIRO, Carlos Pedro
USHUAIA, SU MUSEO MARITIMO - Etnografia Maritima & Arqueologia Naval / Maritime Ethnography and Naval Archaeology

Ushuaia. 2000. Zagier & Urruty. 1st bilingual edition. 190 PP with b/w illustrations (line drawings, plans, sketches and photos). Copy signed by Carlos Pedro Vairo and with stamp of the Museo Maritimo de Ushuaia, Fin del Mundo, Tierra del Fuego on title page. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. Spanish and English text. 28 x 20. 1879568713
The Maritime Museum of Ushuaia. Models in the museum. Ethnography and archaeology: The Hull. The sails... Notes on primitive water transport...
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$35

66770
GRAY, Edwyn
HITLER'S BATTLESHIPS

London. 1999. Leo Cooper. Revised edition of the 1992 original. (8), 195 PP, plus 16 pages with 44 b/w photos. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Foxing on outside edges. Near fine. 24 x 16. 1850526973
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$20

66534
GRIBBIN, John and Mary
FITZROY. The Remarkable Story of Darwin's Captain and the Invention of the Weather Forecast

London. 2003. Review / Headline Books. 1st paperback edition. XII, 336 PP with 1 plan of HMS Beagle, 2 charts (1 on double page) and 17 headpieces (FitzRoy Barometer), plus 8 pages with 17 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Photocopy of 2 pages biography from "Gent Mag., 1865", tipped in on half title page. Near fine. 23.5 x 16. 0755312902
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$20

66922
GRIMWOOD, V. R.
AMERICAN SHIP MODELS AND HOW TO BUILD THEM

New York. 2003. Dover. Unabridged republication of 1942 original. 187 PP with 38 figures, plus 14 plates with plans on double page, and 8 plates with line drawings. Pictorial card cover has a few creases or rub marks. Two pages with old watermarks, 3 library stamps (on FFEP and bottom of title-page and on outside page edges). A very good working copy. 26 x 19.5. 0486426122
Half-hull and whole-hull models, 12 American sailing vessels, rigging, gear and furniture, tools and materials...
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$10

32776
GROEN, Dr. P.
THE WATERS OF THE SEA

London. 1967. D. Van Nostrand. 1st Ed. XIV, 328 PP with 25 tables and 140 figures (maps, graphs), plus 30 b/w plates and 4 charts (bathymetric, surface temperature, salinity & surface currents). Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (small pieces missing). Occasional foxing, o/wise a very good clean copy. 23.5 x 15.5.
Exploration of the oceans, the water of the seas, ice in the seas, waves, ebb and flow, ocean currents, ...
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$15

66523
HAMILTON, George
A VOYAGE ROUND THE WORLD IN HIS MAJESTY'S FRIGATE PANDORA

Sydney. 1998. Hordern House / Australian National Maritime Museum. Australian Maritime Series, No.4. Reissue of the 1793 original with a foreword by Alex Allan, British High Commissioner, and an essay by Peter Gesner, Curator of Maritime Archaeology, Queensland Museum. Limited edition to 950 copies. 38, 164 PP with 7 b/w illustrations (1 portrait of George Hamilton, 1 chart, 1 photo, and 4 engravings). Fp: A manuscript chart of the coast of New Holland sketched by William Bligh whilst in the Bounty's Launch. Hand bound in quarter cherry Scottish calf with marbled papered sides, gilt title on bordeaux vignette on spine. Faint foxing on outside edges, o/wise fine. 22.7 x 14.2. 1875567224
HMS "Pandora" was despatched by the Admiralty to capture the mutineers of the "Bounty".
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$150

43218
HAMMOND, Rolt
DOCK AND HARBOUR ENGINEERING

London. 1958. Thomas Nelson. 1st Ed., Volume 2 in the Nelson's Nautical series. XII, 160 PP with 22 figures, plus 8 pages with 12 b/w photos. Cloth cover, dj (price-clipped). Dust jacket chipped and rubbed, foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise very good. 23.2 x 16.5.
Forces of the Sea. Planning the Harbour...
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$20

50904
HARRIS, Max, SMITH, Bernard, DUTTON, Geoffrey et al. (editors)
AUSTRALIA'S HERITAGE: The Making of a Nation. Vol. 1: The Great South Land

Sydney. 1974. Hamlyn House. Reprint of the 1971 original, with a foreword by Lady Alexandra Hasluck. Vol. 1: (8), 120 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Hard cover, illustrated front cover (Endeavour). Occasional foxing. Near fine. 28.3 x 20.5.
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$15

43019
HAWKS, Ellison
THE ROMANCE OF THE MERCHANT SHIP

London. 1931. George G. Harrap. 1st Ed. 319 PP with 70 text illust plus 40 plates. Fp (colour): The interior of the Aquitania. Blue cloth cover, title in blind on front cover and gilt on spine. Foxing around outside page edges, o/wise a near fine copy. 21.5 x 14.5.
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$15

62980
HAWS, Duncan & RABSON, Stephen
MERCHANT FLEETS IN PROFILE - 1 - The Ships of the P&O, ORIENT and BLUE ANCHOR LINES

Cambridge. 1978. Patrick Stephens. 1st Ed., No. 1 in Merchant Fleets in Profile series. 160 PP with scale profile drawings (1:1800) by author. Hard cover, dj (price clipped and a little faded around edges). Near fine. 24 x 16. 0850593190
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$30

66780
HAYSOM, Noel
TRAWLERS, TROLLERS AND TREPANGERS - The story of Queensland Commercial Fishing Industry pre-1988

Brisbane. 2001. Department of Primary Industries. 1st Ed. Foreword by Henry Palaszczuk, Minister for Primary Industries. (2), VIII, 170 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Dedicatory note on title page signed by the author. Fine. 29.7 x 21. 0734501250
Pearling Industry - Whaling ...
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$80

66095
HENDERSON, Graeme & STANBURY, Myra
THE SIRIUS - Past and Present

Sydney. 1988. Collins. 1st Ed. 168 PP with tables, 5 b/w & 30 colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Title page with dedicatory note dated and signed by Myra Stanbury, co-author. Fine. 19.7 x 13. 0732224470
The Baltic trading ship Berwick, then Sirius of the first fleet, shipwrecked on Norfolk Island. Diving expeditions and preservation of artifacts.
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$30

38973
HIGNETT, H. M. (editor)
A Second MERSEYSIDE MARITIME HISTORY - Transactions and Research

Liverpool. c. 1991. Liverpool Nautical Research Society. 1st Ed. 64 PP with tables and b/w illustrations. Pictorial card cover. Signature of one co-author on title page. Fine. 21 x 15. 095136331X
Mersey sailing ferries, by M. K. Stammers. Surf Boats of the Gold Coast, Ghana , by Jas. E. Cowden...
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$10

66940
H.M.S. EURYALUS (Cruiser)
CROSSING THE LINE AGAIN, or why Sailors put in for shore Jobs - Thursday, 1st February 1945

On board. 1945. Edited for Thursday, 1st February 1945. 16 PP with 1 illustration by Tanner. Inside front cover: Master of Ceremonies "Lieutenant John Gordon Baskcomb, R.N.R". Soft cover, illustration on front cover by Tanner. Dedicatory note inside front cover "To Mavis with Love" dated 6 November 1945 and signed John. Covers reinforced at spine. Ageing of paper, o/wise near fine. 18.5 x 12.5.
HMS Euryalus, Cruiser of 5,450 Tons, built Chatham Dock Yard in 1939. Crossing the line ceremony between Trincomalee and Australia. Original crossing of the Equator at 88 East, on 19th January 1945. The ceremony of this crossing was held on 1st February 1946 by 19 South & 102 East, following 2 successful Air Raids on the Japanese held oil refinery at Palembang, Sumatra. A scarce item.
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$100

49140
HMSO
BOILER CORROSION AND WATER TREATMENT 1945 - B.R. 1335

London. 1947. HMSO. 1st Ed. B.R. 1335. (6), 2 folded plates with 12 figures (5 in colour and 7 b/w), 34 PP with 31 figures (3 in colour, 13 drawings and 15 b/w photos). Cloth cover, device and title on front cover. Address of previous owner on front endpaper. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 33.5 x 21.
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$30

52849
H.M.S.O.
INTERNATIONAL CODE OF SIGNALS 1969

London. 1969. HMSO. 1st Ed. XV, 149 PP with 4 pages of b/w and 4 pages of colour illust., plus the 4 pages Amendment List No. 1 loosely inserted. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj (price-clipped). Dust jacket is a little creased and soiled, o/wise very good. 30.2 x 21.2. 0115114157
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$15

53388
H.M.S.O.
RADIO ENGINEERING TRADE GROUP (Mechanics) - Part I: Basic Electricity

London. 1963. HMSO / Air Ministry. 1st Ed. Standard Technical Training Notes, Air Ministry, AP 3372. IV, 197, V-IX PP with over 290 figures. Cloth cover, title on front cover and spine. Covers lightly marked. Signature of previous owner on front endpaper. Very good. 24.7 x 18.7.
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$10

20483
H.M.S.O.
A SEAMAN'S POCKETBOOK, B.R. 827 (52)

London. 1953. H.M.S.O. Reprint of the 1952 original. 136 PP with 73 figures, plus 5 colour plates. Fp: Adv. for Player's Navy Cut. Eps: 5 advertisments. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Very good. 18.8 x 12.6.
Sea terms, steering the ship, boatwork... A.B.C.D. (Atomic, Biological and Chemical protection and Damage control).
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$10

44323
H.M.S.O.
SIGHT REDUCTION TABLES FOR AIR NAVIGATION - Volume 1 - Selected Stars Epoch 1975.0

London. 1972. HMSO. 1st Ed. A.P. 3270. XII, 324 PP. Eps: Tables. Cloth cover. Very good. 30.8 x 25. 0117714100
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$15

66754
HOARE, Michael E.
THE TACTLESS PHILOSOPHER - Johann Reinhold Forster (1729-98)

Melbourne. 1976. Hawthorn Press. 1st Ed. (16), X, 418 PP with 1 genealogical tree and 1 b/w illust., plus 8 pages with 12 b/w illust. (7 portraits). Eps: Map of those parts of the Astracan Government upon the river Wolga. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket a little rubbed/chipped around edges and spine somewhat sunned, o/wise book is in fine condition. 25 x 16. 0725601213
First biography of the German naturalist who sailed on HMS Resolution during the 2nd voyage of discovery of Captain Cook (1772-1775).
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$35

46864
HOBBS, Jack
CLASSIC SHIPS OF THE UNION LINE (6 prints)

Wellington. c. 1980. 6 frameable colour prints by Jack Hobbs, of ships of the Union Steam Ship Company of New Zealand. Near fine. Size of prints: 17.5 x 30.5.
Ships: Aorangi of 1924. Awatea of 1936. Matua of 1936. Moeraki of 1902. Rotomahana of 1879. Wahine of 1913.
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$15

57543
HOLMES, Tommy
THE HAWAIIAN CANOE

Hanalei, Kauai, Hawaii. 1981. Editions Limited. 1st Ed., with an introduction by Abraham Piinaia. VIII, 191 PP with 6 tables, maps & charts, b/w and colour illustrations. Decorated hard cover, dj. Notes on front endpaper, title page and above top photograph of page 148. Fold of endpapers starting, o/wise near fine. 28.5 x 28.5.
A definitive and comprehensive work on the skills and traditions associated with the Hawaiian canoe: voyaging, materials, tools, fishing,...
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$120

30050
HONAN, William H.
VISIONS OF INFAMY, The Untold Story of How Journalist Hector C. Bywater Devised the Plans that Led to Pearl Harbor

New York. 1991. St. Martin's Press. 1st US Ed. XVI, 347 PP with 7 maps, plus 16 pages with 29 b/w illust. Eps: Map of the Pacific Ocean The Highway to Japan. Hard cover, cloth spine, dj. Faint foxing on outsided edges. Near fine. 24 x 15.2. 0312054548
The story of Hector C. Bywater, leading British Naval authority who devised the strategy used by Japan to wage the Pacific War.
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$10

66311
HORDERN, Miles
VOYAGING THE PACIFIC: In Search of the South

London. 2002. John Murray. 1st paperback edition. (12), 241, (3) PP with 2 maps, plus 8 pages with 3 b/w and 13 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 21.5 x 13.7. 0719564824
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$15

66302
HORNADGE, Bill
EXPLORE AUSTRALIA THROUGH STAMPS - An illustrated history of Australia as depicted on the nation's postage stamps

Dubbo, NSW. 1970. Review Publications Pty. Ltd. 1st Ed. 64 PP with b/w illustrations: 6 maps, stamps, drawings and over 22 cartoon stories by Monty Wedd (The Story of ANZAC at centrefold). Soft cover, colour illustration on front cover. Front cover slightly soiled and light ageing of paper. Very good. 23.5 x 18.
Prepared for the Bicentennial of Captain Cook's arrival in Australia. 22 cartoon stories: Dirk Hartog, William Dampier ... First lighthouse ... Battle of the Coral Sea ... Booby Island Post Office.
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$15

52925
HOSTY, Kieran
THE MELANCHOLY WRECK OF THE DUNBAR (in Signals No. 79)

Sydney. 2007. Australian National Maritime Museum. No. 79, June-August 2007. 48 PP. Contains article pages 34 to 39 with 1 b/w and 6 colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. New. 29.7 x 21.
Wrecked off Sydney Heads, August 1857.
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$10

52752
HUCHTHAUSEN, Captain Peter, KURDIN, Captain First Rank Igor, & WHITE, R. Alan
HOSTILE WATERS

London. 1997. Hutchinson. 1st UK edition. XII, 303 PP, plus 1 plan on double page and 16 pages with 1 map, 1 cartoon and 23 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Lower corner of front cover with crease. Very good. 23.4 x 15.3. 091802202
The death of Soviet submarine K219, on 6th October 1986.
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$10

56520
HUGHES, S. L. & I. C.
PORT TO PASTURE. Reminiscences and Records of Port Awanui, East Coast

Gisborne. 1991. Authors. Reprint of the 1988 original. 157 PP with 1 sketch map, 2 plans, 5 facsimiles of documents and 69 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21.5 x 17. 0473005808
Port, south of East Cape, North Island, New Zealand.
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$35

66745
HUNT, Susan, TERRY, Martin, & THOMAS, Nicholas
LURE OF THE SOUTHERN SEAS - The Voyages of Dumont d'Urville 1826-1840

Sydney. 2002. Historic Houses Trust of New South Wales. 1st Ed. Foreword by Mary-Louise Williams and Peter Watts. Preface by Monique Ducreux. 144 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Inside front cover: Portrait of Contre-Amiral Jules Dumont d'Urville. Inside back cover: Common Spotted Cuscus. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 30 x 23.6. 1876991003
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$45

17850
HURST, A.A.
THE MUSIC OF FIVE OCEANS

London. 1960. Hennel Locke. 1st UK Ed. 160 PP, plus 14 pages with 23 b/w photos. Fp: a contrast in school-ships. Hard cover, dj. Few foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 22 x 15.2.
Some of the epic voyages under sail. Also, sea-lore, mythology, superstition and curious experiences.
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$20

55871
IDYLL, C.P.
ABYSS, The Deep Sea and the Creatures That Live in It

London. 1965. Constable. 1st UK Ed. XXX, 396 PP with 118 b/w illust. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket chipped and slightly rubbed. Light foxing on top edges, o/w very good copy. 21.5 x 15.
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$10

49886
INTERNATIONAL ASSOCATION OF PORTS AND HARBORS
MINOR PAPERS PRESENTED AT THE SIXTH I.A.P.H. CONFERENCE

Melbourne. 1969. IAPH / International Association of Ports and Harbors 1st Ed. 61 PP with 1 plan, plus 1 folded map Australia Bulk Mineral Loading Ports. Soft cover. Near fine. 24.5 x 17.8.
10 papers presented, at the Sixth Biennial I.A.P.H. Conference, Melbourne, March 1969. New Wharves and a floating city, by Yasuhiko Nagata, Kobe ... The advantages of a Seaport located far Inland, by H. Westendorf, Hamburg. The Administrative Organisation of Port Authorities of France, by C.E. Barillon, Marseille ...
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$20

30539
IRELAND, Bernard
CRUISERS

London. 1981. Hamlyn. 1st Ed. 172 PP with 3 sketch plans, 44 colour drawings by John Batchelor and 158 b/w photos. Title spread: Fleet during World War I. Eps: The American nuclear-propelled cruiser Mississippi. Hard cover, dj. Very good. 30.2 x 22.2. 0600321274
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$10

45970
IRELAND, Bernard
JANE'S NAVAL AIRPOWER

London. 2003. HarperCollins Publishers. 1st Ed. 224 PP with tables, b/w and colour illustrations (maps & plans, line drawings, photos...). Title spread: Cannon-armed Seafire III on carrier Indomitable. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 29 x 22.8. 0007111525
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$20

54488
IVANOV, Konstantin A. (editor)
SOVIET SHIPPING 2 - 85

Moscow. 1985. Association of Soviet Shipowners. Volume 5, No. 2, issue for April, May, June 1985 of the quarterly supplement to Morskoy Flot. 41 PP with 7 tables, b/w and colour photos, as well as plans of the Nuclear Icebreaker Rossiya. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21.
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$5

32944
JENKINS, J. Geraint
BOAT HOUSE AND NET HOUSE

Cardiff. 1974. National Museum of Wales. 1st Ed. 40 PP with 33 b/w photos. Pictorial card cover. Near fine. Oblong: 15 x 21.
River and sea fishes. Methods of fishing. Coracles.
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$15

49142
JENKINS, Schuyler V. and WOLL, Seneker (compilers)
THE UNDINE BARGE CLUB OF PHILADELPHIA, 1925- 1955

Philadelphia. 1956. Undine Barge Club. 1st edition of this Supplement 1925-1955. XII, 233 PP, plus 21 plates with 32 b/w photos. Title page: Club burgee (in colour). Fp: The Boat House. Cloth cover, gilt Coat of Arms and title on front cover and spine. Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise fine. 20.8 x 14.
Club instituted in 1856, and incorporated in 1871.
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$20

66623
JONES, Gregory O.
HERRESHOFF SAILBOATS

St. Paul, Mn. 2004. MBI Publishing. 1st Ed. 160 PP with 9 headpieces, b/w and colour illustrations. Title page: Schooner "Eleonora". Hard cover, gilt title on dpine, dj. Fine. 0760311609
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$50

66958
KALYTIS, Julia
MIDDLE HARBOUR YACHT CLUB 1939-1999: The First Sixty Years

Sydney. 1999. Maritime Heritage Press / Middle Harbour Yacht Club. 1st Ed. Foreword Rear Admiral Peter Sinclair. 144 PP with b/w illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 29 x 21.5. 1876059044
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$25

20704
KELLY, Maxwell, O'BRIEN, Geraldine... (Editors)
ANCHORED IN A SMALL COVE, A History and Archaeology of The Rocks, Sydney

Sydney. 1997. Sydney Cove Authority. 1st Ed. 120 PP with bw and colour illust. Title page: glass and stoneware bottles. Half title page: tinware plate found on Bunkers Hill, The Rocks. Pictorial card cover. Near fine. 32 x 24. 0646318748
A thematic social history of The Rocks, where the first convicts and settlers landed.
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$25

57638
KEMP, Paul
FRIEND OR FOE - Friendly Fire at Sea 1939-1945

London. 1995. Leo Cooper. 1st Ed. IX, 198 PP, plus 16 pages with 37 b/w photos. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Initials of previous owner on outside page edges, o/wise near fine. 24 x 16. 0850523850
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$15

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

London. 1971. Maritime Press. 6th edition of the 1956 original. (8 adv.), 192 PP with figures & b/w photos in text. REP: Chart of zones and seasonal areas. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj (rubbed). Very good. 29 x 21.8. 540004065
Development of tankers, oil measurement, loading, discharging, tank cleaning, oil pollution, .. Oil industry, trends and developments.
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$15

66469
KING, Jonathan & KING, John
PHILIP GIDLEY KING, A Biography of the Third Governor of New South Wales

Sydney. 1981. Methuen. 1st Ed. (10), 166 PP with b/w illust. in text plus 16 pages with 27 colour illust. Title-page: Portrait of Philip Gidley King. FEP: Southern View of Sydney. REP: Eastern View of Sydney. Hard cover, dj. Light foxing on outside top page edges, o/wise a fine copy. 26.8 x 18.8. 0454004451
Officer on the First Fleet, then Governor of NSW from 1800 to 1806.
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$40

66637
KINNEY, Francis S. & BOURNE, Russell
THE BEST OF THE BEST - The Yacht Designs of Sparkman & Stephens

New York. 1996. W. W. Norton. 1st Ed. Foreword by Eric P. Swenson. 279, (9 blank) PP with b/w illustrations (line drawings, sketch plans and photographs). Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 28.7 x 25. 0393024954
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$120

56107
KIRWAN, Leora
XANADU: Encounters with China

Canberra. 2004. National Library of Australia. 1st Ed. Foreword by Jan Fullerton. 28 PP with 10 b/w and 3 colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 25 x 21. 0642271296
Booklet accompanying the 2004 exhibition.
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$10

66535
KISIC, Anica, SALAMON, Velimir et al.
EXPERIENCE OF THE BOAT - Wooden Shipbuilding Heritage in Croatia

Dubrovnik. c. 2000. Maritime Museum Dubrovnik 1st edition limited to 500 copies. Edited by Velimir Salamon. 71 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Soft cover, pictorial front. Fine. 29.7 x 21.
Dubrovnik Maritime Museum. Maritime History of Croatian Adriatic ... Shipbuilding ... Reconstruction projects.
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$50

22777
KRISTJONSSON, Hilmar (editor)
MODERN FISHING GEAR OF THE WORLD

London. 1959. Fishing News (Books) Ltd. 1st Ed. XXXI, 607, (XL adv.) PP with tables, and b/w illust. (drawings, sketch-plans, photos). Cloth cover, no dj, gilt title on spine. Near fine. 28.4 x 21.5.
Characteristics of fishing twines... Net making and their preservation. Use of measuring instruments and underwater observations... Fishing gear and its operation. Detection of fish...
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$25

34266
LAMBERT, Andrew (Editor)
WARSHIP No. 33 (A Quarterly Journal of Warship History)

London. 1985. Conway. Issue No. 33, January 1985. 72 PP with tables, maps & plans, and 50 b/w photos. Pictoral soft cover. Fine. 24 x 18.5. 0851773117
The Japanese Aircraft carriers Junyo and Hiyo, by Hans Lengerer and Tomoko Rehm-Takahara. HM Submarine E 31: a log of her War Service, by Brian Head...
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$15

56171
LANCE, Kate
ALAN VILLIERS: Voyager of the Winds

Sydney. 2009. University of New South Wales Press. 1st Australian edition. Foreword by Sir Robin Knox-Johnston. XII, 307 PP with 4 graphs, plus 24 pages with 63 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. New. 24 x 16.5. 9781742230191
Biography of this prolific author and seafarer.
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$50

43896
LANGLEY, Martin & SMALL, Edwina (editors)
PORT OF PLYMOUTH - MERCHANT SHIPPING

Exeter. 1988. Devon Books. 1st Ed., in the Port of Plymouth series. (4), 44 PP with tables and 20 b/w illustrations. Title spread: Tops'l schooner Volant of Kirkwall. Pictorial soft cover (Ile de France). Fine. 21 x 19.8. 0861148053
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$15

22032
LAPPING, Brian
END OF EMPIRE

London. 1985. Book Club Associates / Guild Publishing. Reprint of the 1985 original. XVI, 560 PP with 17 maps and 133 bw illust. FEP: British Empire: dates of acquisition. REP: The end of British rule. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 25.3 x 18.5.
From Pax Britannica to independence, based on the television series..
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$10

40193
LAUGHLIN, Greg
THE USER'S GUIDE TO THE AUSTRALIAN COAST

Sydney. 1997. New Holland. 1st Ed. X, 213 PP with tables, b/w and colour illustrations (graphics and Artwork by Jeremy Mears). Fp: Sea and sky. Pictorial laminated boards. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Fine. 29.8 x 21.5. 0730105156
A practical guide to our currents, tides, waves, winds and weather for everyone who sails, fishes, hang-glides, surfs - or just sits on the beach.
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$25

36083
LAYMAN, R. D.
THE CUXHAVEN RAID - The World's First Carrier Air Strike

London. 1985. Conway. 1st Ed. 160 PP with 2 tables, 2 maps and 24 b/w photos. Fp: HMS Engadine and her large steel hangar. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 24.8 x 16.2. 0851773273
Christmas Day 1914.
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$15

21621
LE FLEMING, H. M.
BRITISH TUGS

London. 1957. Ian Allan. 2nd Ed.in the ABC Series. 64 PP with tables and 48 bw photos. Title page: Alexander Towing Co.Ltd., Tugs passing R.M.S Saxonia and R.M.M.V. Reina Del Pacifico. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 15.5 x 10.2.
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$10

33702
LEWIN, The Lord, Admiral of the Fleet & STANNARD, Bruce
JAMES COOK NAVIGATOR AND THE ENDEAVOUR STORY

Sydney. 1993. Maritime Heritage Press / The Endeavour Replica. 1st Ed. Folder containing 8 facsimiles of documents and the 16 page booklet "The Endeavour Story" (with b/w and colour illust.). Fine. Large format : 36 x 23.2.
Contents: The Tasman Map: facsimile of the decorated 17th century map hand drawn on Japan vellum, 1644. A letter from Cook to the Admiralty. The ship's plan. Endeavour Bark 1768, cutaway model. Part of the complement of the Endeavour. Jack Earl's painting of Endeavour. Captain Cook's Instruments: Sextant, Gregorian reflecting telescope 1763, Kendall's third marine chronometer 1774. Portrait of Captain James Cook, RN, painted six years after the discovery of New South Wales, by William Hodges, in 1776.
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$20

44669
LILLEY, W. Osborne
BOUND FOR AUSTRALIA ON BOARD THE ORIENT - A Passenger's Log

London. 1885. Andrew Crombie. 1st Ed. (VI), 134, (18 publications) PP with 9 head pieces (chapter I: S.S. Orient) and 5 b/w plates. Fp: Brisbane. Cloth cover, decorations on covers and spine, gilt title on spine. Slight ageing of paper. Presentation plate on front endpaper. Covers a little rubbed & worn, o/wise near fine. Scarce. 18 x 12.7.
Sailed from Gravesend on 12th July, arrived in Melbourne 28th August 1880 ?. Ferguson: 11640.
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$125

30488
LIND, L. J.
ESCAPE FROM CRETE - Being the personal narrative of a prisoner of war on the Island of Crete and his escape by submarine to Alexandria

Sydney. 1944. Australasian Publishing. 1st Ed. 100 PP with 1 map on double page, plus 3 b/w photos. Cloth cover, dj (chipped at top and bottom of spine). Near fine. 19 x 12.5.
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$15

13809
LIND, L. J. & PAYNE, M. A.
"N" CLASS - The Story of HMA Napier, Nizan, Nestor, Norman and Nepal

Sydney. 1993. Naval Historical Society of Australia. Facsimile edition of the 1972 original. (6), 157 PP plus 10 pages with 21 b/w photos. Page 3: Line drawing of the "N" class destroyer. Page 4: Map of Mediterranean & Crete 1941-1943. Pictorial card cover (back cover: Crest of the 5 "N" class destroyers). A few creases at bottom of front cover. Presentation hand-written note to the Dux of Nepal Class "HMAS Cerberus" on FFEP. Remainder mark on top edge, o/wise a very good copy. 21.1 x 14. 0959977244
The WWII services of the RAN destroyer of the "N" Class on all the main theatres and the remote areas: Madagascar, Arckangelsk, Iceland, Faeroes ...
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$20

53132
LINDER, Michelle & SEAGER, Bill
THE RIVER - Life on the Murray-Darling

Sydney. 2006. Australian National Maritime Museum. 1st Ed. 32 PP with 15 b/w and 14 colour illustrations. Inside front cover: map in colour of the Murray Darling basin. Soft cover. Fine. 24 x 21. 0975142852
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$10

66473
LIPS
LIPS CONTROLLABLE PITCH PROPELLERS

Drunen, Netherlands. 1974. LIPS Group of Companies. October 1974 edition. 19 PP with 2 drawings, 4 graphs and colour illustrations: 2 drawings (1 on double page of Type C-Ro/Vo) and 30 colour photos. Pictorial soft covers. Label with address of Australian Lips Service Station pasted down on front cover. Fine. 29.7 x 21.
Started in 1928 as a propeller foundry. Now: Leaders In Propulsion Systems.
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$15

66977
LLOYD TRIESTINO
IL LLOYD TRIESTINO [1836 - 1936] - Contributo alla Storia Italiana della Navigazione Marittima

Verona. 1938 - (Year 16). Nelle Officine Grafiche A. Mondadori. 1st edition, limited to 2000 numbered copy (No. 668 / 2000). Preface by Luigi Rizzo di Grado. XII, 584 PP, plus over 150 plates with 2 graphs, facsimiles of documents and letters, maps, sketch maps, plans, 23 colour paintings and hundreds of b/w photos [including 80 photos of vessels, from the Arciduca Ludovico (1836) to the Calitea (1933)]. Blue cloth cover, silver embossed device (paddle steamer / modern liner) on front board, silver-embossed title on spine, dj (plain with title on spine), reinforced marbled slipcase. Few foxing spots on outside edges. First plate with portraits of "S.M. il Re Imperatore" and "Il Duce", called for but not present. Italian text. An otherwise fine copy. Scarce. 30 x 22.
Published in 1938, the 16th year of rise to power of "Benito Mussolini" and his regime.
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$200

66824
LLOYDS
LLOYD'S REGISTER OF BRITISH AND FOREIGN SHIPPING, From 1st July 1851, to the 30th June, 1852

London. 1851. Lloyd's Register of Shipping / J. & H. Cox (Brothers) & Wyman. 1851 edition compiled by Charles Graham, Secretary of the Committee. 4, (4), XXXVIII + (4) List of subscribers, VIII (Index), 5-45 (Rules and Regulationst), (436 - A to Z), (10 - Ships navigated by steam), (174 supplement), (16 - Appendix), (26 - List of Masters and Mates), (4 - Notes), PP, plus a 5 page "List of Masters and Mates" tipped in at rear of book. Marbled endpapers, with 2 notes pasted down on front endpaper. Leather bound, gilt device and title on front board. Front and back covers rubbed and detached, binding of spine missing. Ageing of paper. In need of rebacking. Internally very good. 19.7 x 13.5.
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$150

66935
LUBBOCK, Basil
THE DOWN EASTERS - American Deep-water Sailing Ships 1869-1929

Glasgow. 1930. Brown, Son & Ferguson. 2nd edition of the 1929 original. XVI, 285 PP, plus 79 plates with 117 b/w illustrations & 4 folded plans. Fp: Stowing topsails. FEP: 12 different type of rigging. REP: Chart of North America. Cloth cover, title in blind on front cover, device and gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket with chips and parts missing at head and foot of the spine and back cover. Foxing spots on outside edges, foxing of endpapers and a few pages. Very good. 25 x 18.5.
The San Francisco grain trade, the clippers in the Cape Horn trade, down-easters in the 70's, 80's & 90's. The last of America's square-riggers.
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$50

34523
LUCAS, Theodore
LUCAS' QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS FOR MARINE ENGINEERS, with a practical treatise on breakdowns at sea

New York. 1902. Theo. Audel. 1st Ed. (VIII), 508 PP, (14 adv.) with 1 portrait and 188 figures, plus 12 folded plates at rear of book. Red cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, all edges gilt. Covers with a few marks and wear, some light foxing, some of the folded plates creased. Neat signature at top of Page VII. An otherwise near fine copy. 19 x 13.
... containing 807 questions, with fully explained and illustrated answers. Also giving rhe US Government rules and regulations governing the construction and proportions of Marine Steam Boilers and their accessories.
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$15

37735
LYSAGHT, A. M.
JOSEPH BANKS IN NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR, 1766 - His Diary, Manuscripts and Collections

London. 1971. Faber and Faber. 1st Ed. Foreword by the Hon. Joseph Smallwood. 512 PP with 6 text figures, plus 12 colour plates, 91 monochrome plates and maps with 105 illustrations and 12 facsimiles of charts and sketches (Moravian facsimiles). Fp: Joseph Banks at the time of his marriage. Cloth cover, gilt title on vignette on spine, dj with a slightly faded spine. Foxing spots on outside edges and few pages, o/wise near fine. 28.5 x 22. 0571093515
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$70

44257
McCULLY, Lieutenant Commander Newton A.
THE McCULLY REPORT - The Russo-Japanese War, 1904-05

Annapolis. 1977. Naval Institute Press. 1st edition of a 1906 typewritten documents. Edited by Richard A? von Doenhoff. XIII, 338 PP with tables and 17 sketches. Fp: Portrait of Newton A. McCully, Lieutenant Commander, U. S. Navy. Cloth cover, dj. Fine. 21.5 x 14.5. 0870213717
Report submitted to the Secretary of the Navy on 10th May 1906.
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$20

65523
MACDONALD, Alexander
PITCAIRN TO-DAY - An Island of Peace (in Walkabout Magazine, Vol. 5, No. 2)

Melbourne. 1938. Walkabout / Australian National Travel Association. Volume 5, No. 2, December 1938. Edited by Charles Weetman and Charles H. Holmes. 64 PP. Contains article pages 12 to 18 with 6 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 30.5 x 24.4.
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$25

16016
MACDONALD, Bill
SAIL THE INLAND SEA - A Tale of Two Voyages from Thunder Bay to Saguenay Fjord

Thunder Bay, Ontario. 1993. Porphry Press. 1st Ed. VI, (6), 201 PP with b/w photos, maps & plans. Pictorial card cover (lightly rubbed). Near fine. 21.2 x 13.5. 0969313853
The Great Lakes and the Saint Lawrence Seaway.
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$15

66923
McDONALL, K. J.
MERCHANT SHIP RECOGNITION

Sydney. 1944. Austair Publications. 1st Ed., in the Pacific Air Series. 96 PP with 1 map of the South-West Pacific Area, showing pre-war shipping routes and many b/w illustrations (sketches, plans, profiles, photos). Pictorial soft covers, staples. War economy paper (ageing and foxing), o/wise very good. Oblong: 13.5 x 21.5.
A scarce publication presented in Talbot-Booth style.
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$35

66931
McDONELL, Captain Ralph
ALMA DOEPEL - The History of an Australian Schooner 1903-1975

Melbourne. 1988. Author. 1st Ed. Foreword by Captain Sir John P. Williams. XII, 272 PP with b/w illust., plus 40 pages with b/w photos. Fp: Alma as a teenager. Eps: Facsimile of newspaper clippings. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Title page with comments and signatures of passengers, volunteers and Captain Frans Bregman of the Alma Doepel. Near fine. 25.8 x 18.5. 0731619315
The last remaining topsail schooner built in 1903 on the Bellingen River. Her working sail days, war service, restoration for use as a training vessel.
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$70

17117
MACFARLANE, Lindsey
MARINE OILS

Greenwich. 1992. National Maritime Museum. 1st Ed. in the Maritime Collections series. 32 PP with 45 colour illust. Pict. soft cover. Fine. 21 x 14.7. 094806515X
Dutch 17th century, 18th century English school, portraits...
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$15

38786
McGRATH, Sandra & WALKER, Robert
SYDNEY HARBOUR - Paintings from 1794

Brisbane. 1979. The Jacaranda Press. 1st edition with an introduction by John Olsen. 112 PP with 1 b/w chart and 71 colour photos of paintings. Fp: Chart of Port Jackson in 1822, by John Septimus Roe, Lieutenant R.N. Eps: Sketch-map of Sydney Harbour. Hard cover, dj with a few small chips. Occasional foxing. Near fine. Oblong: 27.3 x 36.5. 0701612541
Artists: Conrad Martens... Tom Roberts... John Peter Russell...Brett Whiteley...
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$20

17885
MacGREGOR, David
SCHOONERS IN FOUR CENTURIES

London. 1982. Model & Allied Pub. 1st Ed. 144 PP with b/w illust. (photos, plans & paintings). Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Fine. 23 x 17.6. 0852427743
Comprehensive history of the schooner since its development in Holland, to this day.
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$25

50848
McGUIRE, Graham & WHITE, Barry
LIQUEFIED GAS HANDLING PRINCIPLES ON SHIPS AND IN TERMINALS

Bermuda & London. 1986. SIGITTO & Witherby Marine Publishing. 1st edition by SIGTTO (Society of International Gas Tanker and Terminal Operators). XII, 160 PP with 15 tables and 111 figures. Hard cover, simile leather, title on front cover and spine. Fine. 30.5 x 21.2. 0900886935
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$75

66515
McINTYRE, Kenneth Gordon
THE SECRET DISCOVERY OF AUSTRALIA - Portuguese Ventures 250 Years Before Captain Cook

Sydney. c. 1987. Pan Books. Reprint of the revised and abridged paperback edition of 1987 (1977 original). XV, 236, PP (4 publications) with 39 line drawings, plus 8 pages with 9 b/w illustrations. Illustrated soft cover. Ageing and foxing of paper. Name of previous owner on half title page. Very good. 19.5 x 13.1. 0330271016
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$20

66975
MACKEN, Jim
THE WRECK OF THE HAZARD & Other True Sea Stories of Broken Bay

Sydney. 1994. Author. 1st Ed. IV, 56 PP with b/w illustrations: 1 map, drawings, engravings, facsimile of documents and photos. Pictorial soft cover. Signed by the author on title page. Small rubbed spot on title page, o/wise fine. Oblong: 21 x 29. 0646219898
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$25

67012
McLACHLAN, G. W. P. (editor)
OUR MERCHANT SHIPS, Vol. II, No. 26 - The Bulletin of the British Ship Adoption Society

London. 1955. January 1955. 56 PP with b/w illustrations. Soft cover, illustrated front, staples removed. Slight ageing of paper. Near fine. Scarce. 18.5 x 12.3.
St Lawrence Seaway into a continent, by W. H. Owens. Meteorology at Sea, aboard Merchant Ships and Ocean Weather Ships.
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$10

66492
MACLEAY, Victoria
POPULATE OR PERISH: Immigration since 1945

Brisbane. 2014. Trocadero Publishing. 1st Ed., in "The National Identity" series. 32 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 27.5 x 21. 9780864271501
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$20

66603
McROBBIE, Alexander
THE REAL SURFERS PARADISE

Surfers Paradise. 1988. Pan News Limited. October 1988 edition. 608 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Laminated pictorial boards. Near fine. 24.5 x 19. 0959278427
From seaside village to International Resort.
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$20

33029
MALLMANN SHOWELL, Jak P.
THE GERMAN NAVY IN WORLD WAR TWO - A Reference Guide to the Kriegsmarine, 1939-1945

Annapolis. 1979. Naval Institute Press. 1st US Ed. 224 PP with over 330 drawings and photos. Title spread: Schnellboote S19 commissioned October 1938. Hard cover, gilt title on spine. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 25.3 x 25. 0870219332
History, organization, warships... Chronology.
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$15

21462
MARCHANT, Leslie R.
FRANCE AUSTRALE. A Study of French explorations and attempts to found a penal colony and strategic base in south western Australia 1503-1826

Perth. 1982. Artlook Books. 1st Ed. XVI, 384 PP with b/w illustrations, plus 8 colour plates. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24.2 x 16.2. 0864451040
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$60

60662
MARCHANT, Leslie R. (compiler)
A LIST OF FRENCH NAVAL RECORDS AND ILLUSTRATIONS RELATING TO AUSTRALIAN AND TASMANIAN ABORIGINES, 1771 TO 1828 - AUSTRALIAN ABORIGINAL STUDIES No.21

Canberra. 1969. Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies 1st Ed. No. 21 in Australian Aboriginal Studies & No. 4 in the Bibliography series. (6), 83, (4 publications) PP. Newspaper clipping: obituary, (The Australian, 07/04/2004), loosely inserted. Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing, o/wise near fine. 26 x 21.
Voyages of: Marion du Fresne (March 1772) - St. Allouarn (March/April 1772) - La Pérouse (January to March 1788) - D'Entrecasteaux (1792 & 1793) - Baudin (1801, 1802 & 1803) - De Freycinet (1818 & 1819) - Duperrey (January to March 1824) - Dumont d'Urville (1826, 1827/1828).
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$70

66784
MARINE UNDERWRITERS' AND SALVAGE ASSOCIATION OF VICTORIA LTD
THE REGISTER OF AUSTRALIAN AND NEW ZEALAND SHIPPING - 1908-1909, Including Shipping Registered at Fiji and New Guinea

Melbourne. 1908. Compiled and issued by The Marine Underwriters' Association of Victoria Ltd. 1st Ed. 203 PP. Pages 1 to 10 printed recto/verso, P.11 to 186 recto only with a thumb index. Appendix from P.187-203 printed recto/verso. Original green cloth cover, front cover with gilt device and title in blind. Covers worn around edges, spine with tears at head and foot. Stamp of Marine Board of Queensland on 3 first leaves. Paper ageing with a few old stains, not affecting any text. A very good copy of a scarce item. Oblong: 18.4 x 26.
"From Returns furnished by the Customs Authorities in Australia, Tasmania, New Zealand, Fiji and New Guinea".
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$250

22670
MARKS, Richard Lee
THREE MEN OF THE BEAGLE

New York. 1991. Alfred A. Knopf. 1st Ed. XII, 256, (2) PP with 32 bw illust. Title page: vignette with Beagle. Eps: Maps of South America. Hard cover, gilt title on cloth spine, blind stamp of Beagle on front cover, dj (price-clipped). Remainder mark on lower outside edge, o/wise near fine. Occasional foxing. Very good. 24.2 x 15.2. 0394588185
Darwin, Captain FitzRoy and Jemmy Button, the Indian from Tierra del Fuego who was taken to England by FitzRoy.
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$10

66625
MARTIN-RAGET, Gilles
LEGENDARY YACHTS

New York. 2000. Abbeville Publishing Group. 1st English language edition, translated from the 1998 French Original by Michael Leitch. Introdiction by Matthew P. Murphy. 200 PP with line drawings of 18 yachts, by François Chevalier and colour photos by the author. Hard cover, title on front board and spine, dj. Fine. 31.5 x 23.5. 0789206374
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$35

35424
MATTHEWS, Anne
AUSTRALIAN BEACHES

Sydney. 1998. Lansdowne. 1st edition with a foreword by Eric Drewe. 128 PP with over 110 colour photos. Pictorial card cover. Near fine. 25 x 25. 186302624X
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$25

50886
MAWER, Granville Allen
SOUTH BY NORTHWEST. The Magnetic Crusade and the Contest for Antarctica

Adelaide. 2006. Wakefield Press. 1st Ed. XIV, 320, (2) PP with head pieces, 20 charts and 32 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj. Fine. 23.5 x 17.5. 1862546509
Race for the South Magnetic Pole: Dumont d'Urville, Charles Wilkes, James Clark Ross...
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$15

18010
MELBOURNE HARBOR TRUST
TEN YEARS' PROGRESS 1913-1922

Melbourne. 1923. The Melbourne Harbor Trust Commissioners. 16 PP booklet with 6 b/w illust. plus tables. Stapled card covers a little creased, one stamp, o/wise very good. 28 x 21.5.
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$10

21666
MERSON, John
ROADS TO XANADU - East and West in the Making of the Modern World

Sydney. 1985. Child & Associates / ABC. 1st Ed. 288 PP with b/w or colour illust. Title-page: Marco Polo leaving Venice. Fp: From Tsinan to Tai-an with performance of ceremony at Mount Tai. Eps: Chang Tse-Tuan. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 30.5 x 22. 0867770953
A journey through world history, social & technological changes. Pages 73 to 79: Zheng He and the last of the Treasure Ships.
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$20

66920
MIDDLEMISS, N.L.
THE BRITISH TANKERS

Newcastle, UK. 1995. Shield Publications. Revised Edition of 1989 first edition. 103 PP including a fleet list, with text illustrations : 2 plans and 1 map, 51 b/w photos and 22 colour photos. Green cloth cover, dj. Dust jacket a littled soiled and with a few chips around edges, o/wise fine. 30 x 21.5.
Celebrating over 80 years of tanker operations by the company (BP Shipping).
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$35

20838
MILLER, William H.
BRITISH OCEAN LINERS - A Twilight Era, 1960-85

Wellingborough. 1986. P.S.L. 1st UK edition. 136 PP with b/w photos. Fp: Orsova docking. FEP: Queen Elizabeth berthing New York. REP: Canberra berthed at Circular Quay, Sydney. Hard cover, dj. Light foxing on endpapers, o/wise fine. 23 x 20.5. 0850597668
From Anchor Line to Union Castle Line.
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$30

30450
MILLER, William H.
LINER - Fifty Years of Passenger Ship Photographs

Wellingborough. c. 1986. Patrick Stephens. 3rd printing of the 1986 original. 160 PP with b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 28 x 20.5. 085059765X
A record of the changes in passenger shipping over the past 50 years.
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$20

40588
MILNE, A. H.
SIR ALFRED LEWIS JONES, K.C.M.G. - A story of Energy and Success

Liverpool. 1914. Henry Young & Sons. 1st Ed. VII, 114 PP, plus 12 plates with 14 b/w photos. Fp: Sir Alfred Lewis Jones. Cloth covers with a little wear and foxing, gilt title on spine. Neat stamp of previous owner on front endpaper and inside front cover. Occasional foxing, o/wise a very good clean copy. 23 x 15.
1875: Shipping and Insurance Broker. 1879: partner in Elder Dempster & Co, then director... Development of British trade in West Africa...
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$15

38434
MITCHELL, W. H. & SAWYER, L. A.
EMPIRE SHIPS OF WORLD WAR II

Liverpool. 1965. Sea Breezes. 1st Ed. VIII, 120 PP with 32 line drawings by John S. Lindsay & 7 b/w photos. Fp: Photo of Empire Maldon. Pictorial laminated boards with light wear. Bookplate of previous owner on inside front cover. Paper ageing a little, o/wise a near fine copy. Scarce. 25.5 x 19.
Vessels built in British yards, purchased, requisitioned, captured & confiscated from the enemy and controlled by the Ministry of Shipping which renamed them using the "Empire" prefix. Included cargoes, tankers, colliers, tugs, ...
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$40

66629
MOLLICA, Anthony S. & SAVAGE, Jack
CHRIS-CRAFT BOATS

St Paul, Mn. 2001. Voyageur Press / MBI Publishing. 1st Ed. Foreword by Chris Smith. 192 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Title spread: 1929 38-foot Commuting Cruiser the "Commuter". Hard cover, dj. Fine. 26.2 x 26.2. 0760309205
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$45

66750
MOORE, Captain Arthur R.
"A CARELESS WORD... A NEEDLESS SINKING"

New York. 1990. American Merchant Marine Museum. 5th printing (original of 1983). Foreword by Frank O. Braynard. XII, 592 PP with b/w illust. (facsimile of posters, photos). FEP: Convoy plan of Convoy HXF 307. REP: Convoy Cruising Order for Convoy ONA 278. Title page: Burning oil from sunken tanker S.S. "Halsey" May 6, 1942. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). Dedicatory note on verso of front endpaper dated and signed by Author. Few foxing spots on front outside edge. Near fine. Scarce. 28.5 x 22.
A history of the staggering losses suffered by the U.S. Merchant Marine, both in ships and personnel, during World War II. The M.S. "City of Rayville" was the first loss: 8th November 1940, off Cape Otway, Australia, by striking a mine laid by the German auxiliary minelayer "Passat".
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$125

66875
MOORE, H. A.
THE MACKAY HARBOUR STORY

Mackay. 1978. Mackay Harbour Board / Rigby. 1st Ed. Foreword by E. J. Cliffe, Chairman. II, 80 PP with b/w & colour maps & illustrations, plus folded plate with 2 plans in colour on the recto and a b/w topographical view on the verso. Pictorial boards. Boards slightly rubbed. Stamp of previous owner on rear endpaper. Faint foxing. Very good. 28 x 21.5. 0959816844
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$20

38795
MOORE, Mike
DESERT WAR - A Unique Photographic Record of the Desert Rats at War

London. 1991. Penguin Books. 1st Ed. 90 PP with colour photos. Pictorial card cover. Near fine. 29 x 23. 0140165134
With the 4th Armoured Brigade, to liberate Kuwait.
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$10

66930
MORGAN, Rex
THE HERMES ADVENTURE

Sydney. 1985. Runciman Press. 1st Ed. 288 PP with b/w & colour illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket rubbed around edges (shelf wear) with some chips and repaired closed tears. Book is near fine. Scarce. Oblong: 21.8 x 29.5. 0858900157
The aircraft carrier H.M.S. Hermes during World War II. Sunk off the Island of Ceylon by Japanese forces on the 9th of April 1942. Dive on her wreck in August 1982 by the author, son of the official naval photographer to the British Admiralty who survived the sinking.
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$90

38862
MOSLEY, Leonard
THE BATTLE OF BRITAIN

Alexandria, Virginia. 1979. Time-Life Books. 4th printing (revised) of the 1977 original, in the World War II series. 208 PP with 2 maps, 2 sets of plans of planes (in colour), 20 colour and 174 b/w illustrations. Half title page: RAF pilots scrambling for their airplanes. Pictorial boards. Fine. 28.8 x 24.
Hitler's nibble at the Channel Islands. The redoutable Mr. Churchill. The grandiose Herr Göring... Germany's fallen eagles.
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$15

50826
MUNSON, Kenneth
GERMAN WAR BIRDS FROM WORLD WAR 1 TO NATO ALLY

Poole, UK. 1986. New Orchard Editions. 1st Ed. 176 PP with 12 b/w photos and hundreds of artworks in colour by John W. Wood. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 25.4 x 19.5. 1850790442
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$10

66798
MURPHY, J.
THE TORRES STRAITS MAIL SERVICES

Brisbane. 1955. Post Office Historical Society / Australian Postal Institute, Queensland division. 1st Ed. (2), 9 PP. Soft covers, title on front cover, staples. Slight ageing of paper. Very good. 26 x 20.2.
Paper presented 14th April 1955. Mail service between Australia and the United Kingdom, sailing via Torres Strait.
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$15

31525
MURRAY, Marischal
UNION-CASTLE CHRONICLE 1853-1953

London. 1953. Longmans, Green & Co. September 1953 reprint of the May 1953 original. XVIII, 392 PP, plus 100 pages with 4 photo-gravures, 6 colour illust. & 137 bw illust. Fp: Table Bay in 1851. Cloth cover, repaired dust jacket (inside front flap missing). One of the colour plates (Sir Donald Currie) is a laser copy. Otherwise a near fine copy. Scarce. 24.2 x 17.4.
Hundred year history of the ships and men of this shipping line in peace and in war. The struggle between the Union Line and its rival Castle Line up to their amalgamation in 1900.
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$60

61224
N/A
CARGO HANDLING AND SHIPBUILDING QUARTERLY - Volume 16, No.1

Melbourne. 1977. Pegasus Public Relations. March 1977. 72 PP. Contains article between pages 49 and 53 with 7 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Label on front cover, o/wise very good. 27.7 x 21.5.
Port of Brisbane is on the move - downstream. Mouth of the Brisbane River, on the low lands of Lytton & Fisherman Island.
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$5

56961
N/A
CARGO HANDLING QUARTERLY - Volume 9, No. 2, June 1970

Melbourne. 1970. Pegasus Public Relations. Edited by G.A. STAPLETON & Errol H. COOTE. 114 PP with b/w illutrations. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 27.5 x 21.7.
The quarterly magazine for: Australia, New Zealand and Pacific Islands Ports: Trade, Shipping , Freight ... Issue No. 2: Port Reports: New South Wales (4), Victoria (3), Tasmania (7), South Australia (6), Western Australia (4), Northern Territory (1), Private Ports (13), Queensland (7), Papua-New Guinea ((6) (pages 65 to 103).
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$5

44211
N/A
H.M.S. DISCOVERY - Formerly Royal Research Ship Discovery

London. 1960. H.M.S. Discovery. 1st Ed., with foreword by Sir Vivian Fuchs. 3-14 PP with 1 map, 1 sketch plan of the ship and 2 b/w photos. Illustrated soft cover. Near fine. 20.8 x 13.2.
A short account of Captain Scott 's famous ship. Now a drill ship of the Royal Naval Reserve.
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$5

55649
N/A
L'ILLUSTRATION - Issue No. 5060

Paris. 1940. L'Illustration. Issue No. 5060, 24 February 1940. VIII (adverts.), 177-200 PP with b/w illustrations (2 maps, 66 photos) and on a double page: comparisons of the fleets of Great Britain, France, Poland and Finland, versus Germany and U.S.S.R. Pictorial soft cover (Anthony Eden, welcomes the ANZACS in Suez). Covers reinforced, o/wise near fine. French text. 38 x 28.5.
HMS Cossack and the Altmark in Joesing Fjord, Norway. War in Carelia, Finland. Stand off in the Vosges, France. Mechanical War, by Camille Rougeron. Inside occupied Poland.
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$15

66806
N/A
NAVAL CHRONICLE (Parts of Volumes XIV, XV, XXV & XXVII)

London. 1805 / 1806 / 1811 & 1812. Joyce Gold. 7 parts of various "Naval Chronicles" bound together. 1 - Vol. XXV, 1811: VIII PP (title page & preface), plus plate"Monument erected in Guidhall, London, to the Memory of the late Vice Admiral Horatio, Viscount Nelson & Duke of Bronti". 2 - Vol. XIV, 1805: 353 to 440 PP, plus plate "Philips Crosby", Admiral of the Red Squadron. 3 - Vol. XIV, 1805: 177 to 264 PP, plus plate "John Bazely, Vice Admiral of the Red Squadron. 4 - Vol. XIV, 1805: 89-176 PP, plus plate "Hon. Richard Walpole". 5 - Vol. XXV, 1811: 441-515 PP (516) - (527) for index, plus 2 plates "Capt. Arthur Forrest", and Port of Valette, Malta. 6 - Vol. XV, 1806: 265-352 PP. 7 - Vol XXVII, 1813: 1-176 PP, plus 2 plates "Arthur Phillip" Vice Admiral of the Red Squadron, and "Nicholas Haddock" Admiral of the Blue Squadron. 7 parts for a total of 607 pages and 8 plates. Half bound, with rubbed patches, mostly near the spine. Occasional foxing. Very good copy. 22.5 x 14.
Volume XIV: Horatio Nelson, pages 384/385, 386/415 & 416/419. Volume XXVII: Arthur Phillip, Esq., pages 1 to 9.
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$200

65934
N/A
NEPTUNIA, Revue des Amis du Musée National de la Marine - No. 253

Paris. 2009. Association des Amis du Musée de la Marine. April 2009. 72 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 27 x 21.
On sea-planes, and Flying Boats: In the French Navy by Jean Juniet (pages 5 to 13) - With Air France, by Jean Maestri (pages 14 to 20) - French wings across the Atlantic, by Michel Mantin (pages 21 to 28). Dutch shipbuilding during the 17th Century, by Ab. Hoving. Ships portraits painted by Francois Michel Blondela, by Jean-René Donguy. ...
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$10

66926
N/A
SAILING DIRECTIONS AND OTHER INFORMATION FOR THE PORTS AND HARBOURS OF QUEENSLAND 1962

Brisbane. 1962. S. G. Reid, Government Printer. 1st Ed. 234 PP with tables and some figures, plus 1 plate on Storm signals and 6 folded plates on table of distances, signals and recommended track past Wyborn Reef. Hard cover, cloth spine. Signature on top of front cover, o/wise very good. 21.5 x 13.8.
General information, sailing directions on the coast, and other information relative to the ports, harbours, creeks and waterways...
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$10

64595
N/A
SHIPS ILLUSTRATED - Volume 2, No.7

Shepperton, Middlesex. 1967. Ian Allan. Volume 2, No. 7, July 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: Whale Factory Ships: - 1 - Conversions, by John Callis, Flags and Funnels: No. 4, by John S. Styring: Sveriges O. K. Riksförbund.
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$5

64596
N/A
SHIPS ILLUSTRATED - Volume 2, No.8

Shepperton, Middlesex. 1967. Ian Allan. Volume 2, No. 8, August 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: Whale Factory Ships: 2 - Conversions, by John Callis, Flags and Funnels: No. 5, by John S. Styring: Trafikatiebolaget Grängesberg-Oxelösund.
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$5

66305
NAA
THE LOG - Journal of the Nautical Association of Australia - Volume 13, No. 4

Melbourne. 1981. Nautical Association of Australia, inc. Vol. 13, No. 4 (November 1980). Edited by W.G. Volum. 99-128 PP with 4 b/w photos, plus 2 b/w plates with 6 photos. Stapled wrappers with b/w photo of Kini on front cover. Slight ageing of paper. Very good. 26 x 21.
Burns Philp Steamer: S.S. Titus, by B. A. Wilkinson. Pacific Far East Line, by N.J. Kirby
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$10

66769
NALLY, Jonathan (compiler)
AUSTRALIAN WARSHIPS AND AUXILIARIES OF THE 1940s

Sydney. 2010. Topmill Pty Ltd. 1st edition. (16), 96, (31), (1 Ship index) PP with tables and 305 b/w photos. Hard cover, laminated boards, dj. Fine. 30.5 x 21.8. 9781921327636
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$50

66542
NAVY LEAGUE
THE NAVY: The Magazine of the Navy League of Australia - Volume 64, 2002

Sydney. 2002. The Navy League of Australia. No. 1 (January-March) to No. 4 (October-December). 4 issues for a total of 136 pages with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.7 x 21.
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$10

66543
NAVY LEAGUE
THE NAVY: The Magazine of the Navy League of Australia - Volume 65, 2003

Sydney. 2003. The Navy League of Australia. No. 1 (January-March) to No. 4 (October-December). 4 issues for a total of 124 pages with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.7 x 21.
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$10

34733
NICHOLLS, Kathryn
CARTOGRAPHY: The Art of Adventure (in Collectors Annual)

Sydney. 1986. Australian Consolidated Press. 1st Ed., issue 1986/87. Contains article from P.28 to 33 with 10 colour illustrations. Pictorial card cover. Near fine. 29.7 x 23.
Early maps: Product of science, art, and often imagination are historical and intriguing relics.
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$15

32164
NICOL, George
SHIP CONSTRUCTION AND CALCULATIONS

Glasgow. 1918. James Brown & Son. 3rd enlarged edition of the 1909 original. (8), 510 PP with tables, and 357 figures. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Some foxing on edges. Near fine. 23 x 17.
Contents: Simple Ship Calculations, Moments, Centre of Gravity, Centre of Buoyancy, Outlines of Construction, Bending Moments, Shearing Forces, Stresses & Strains, Type of Cargo Steamers, Equilibrium of floating Bodies, Metacentric Stability, Trim, Stability of Ships at Large Angles of Inclination, Rolling, Loading and Ballasting, Freeboard, ....
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$15

38065
NOBLE, Sam, A.B.
SAM NOBLE, A.B. 'Tween Decks in the 'Seventies - An Autobiography

London. c. 1920. Sampson Low, Marston & Co. Ltd. 1st Ed., with a foreword by Rear-Admiral A. P. Davidson. X, 278 PP with 1 figure, plus 3 b/w plates. Fp: Mr Sam Noble. Navy cloth cover with light shelf wear, gilt title on a sunned spine. Ageing of paper. Very good. 22.7 x 15.
Joined the Royal Navy in 1875. His 6 years with the service, including cruises on board H.M.S. Swallow between May 1877 and May 1881 in the Atlantic Ocean.
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$15

40465
NORTON, Arthur P.
A STAR ATLAS, and Reference Handbook (epoch 1950) for Students and Amateurs

London. 1950. Gall and Inglis. 11th Ed. XVI, 55 PP with 10 figures, plus 35 pages with 18 maps. 2 clear plastic maps loosely inserted. FEP: Northern Index Map. REP: Southern Index Map. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Spine sunned. Top and bottom of spine frayed. Name of stars on some maps blocked with white out, o/wise very good. 28.3 x 22.
Astronomical terms, spectroscopy, hints on observing. Care and use of the telescope. Star maps...
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$10

66486
OLDHAM, Charles (editor)
100 YEARS OF THE ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY

Sydney. 2011. Fair Count Media Asia Pty Ltd. 1st Ed. Messages from: Quentin Bryce, Governor of Australia / Julia Gillard, Prime Minister of Australia / Stephen Smith, Minister for Defence. ... 296 PP with advertising material and b/w and colour illustrations, plus 1 folded plate (4 folds) "Chronology of the RAN", and 1 large folded plate (Recto: World map "Campaign and Battles Honours" / Verso: Map "Maritime Australia 2011", loosely inserted . Pictorial stiff cover. Near fine. 27.8 x 21.5.
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$25

13999
PACIFIC WAR
EYEWITNESS TO WAR - Australia's Pacific Campaign 1941-1945 (40th Anniversary Special)

Sydney. 1984. Dreamweaver Magazines. 1st Ed. 96 PP with b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 27.5 x 21. 0949193003
40th anniversary Special. Photographic portfolio of the Pacific Campaign from Malaya and Singapore to the landing of the first Australians in Japan.
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$10

66756
PARILLO, Mark P.
THE JAPANESE MERCHANT MARINE IN WORLD WAR II

Annapolis. 1993. Naval Institute Press. 1st printing. XX, (2), 308, (6) PP with 15 tables, 45 figures and 12 b/w photos. Hard cover, cloth spine, dj. Fine. Scarce. 23.4 x 15.7. 1557506779
Contains particulars of the Japanese merchant fleet - ship building, tonnage, cargo, distribution, and shipping losses. A major study of a neglected area of World War II history.
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$100

66735
PARKE, John
AGAINST THE TIDE - Queensland's Moreton Bay Fishing Industry since 1824

Brisbane. 2013. 5Word Productions. 1st Ed. 88 PP 1 map of Moreton bay with location map and with 82 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. As new. 20.8 x 20.8. 9780987568519
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$35

66528
PARKER, R.G.
COCKATOO ISLAND, A History

Melbourne. 1977. Thomas Nelson. 1st Ed. X, 84 PP, (2 Index), with 127 b/w illust. (drawings, paintings or photos). Fp: HMS "Galatea" in Fitzroy Dock in October 1870. FEP: Graving Dock. REP: Proposed Dry Dock at Cockatoo Island. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 27.8 x 20. 0170052087
From a stone quarry employing convict labour, to the biggest graving dock South of the Equator.
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$30

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

Goolwa, S.A. 1999. Author. 1st Ed. II, 58 PP. Stapled typescript monograph. Soft cover. Fine. Oblong: 16.2 x 20.5. 0909418632
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$15

66032
PARSONS, Ronald
AUSTRALIAN SHIPOWNERS AND THEIR FLEETS. Book 19: Vessels enrolled at Sydney between 1860 and 1875 A-H

Murray Bridge, SA. 2004. AMHS. 1st Ed. Book 19: (2), 102 PP. Soft cover. Fine. Oblong: 16.5 x 21. 090941873X
Book 19: Vessels enrolled at Sydney between 1860 and 1875, A to H.
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$10

66033
PARSONS, Ronald
AUSTRALIAN SHIPOWNERS AND THEIR FLEETS. Book 22: Ships enrolled at Melbourne 1860-1875, M - Z

Murray Bridge, SA. 2004. AMHS. 1st Ed. Book 22: (2), 53 PP. Soft cover. Fine. Oblong: 16.2 x 20.5. 0909418764
Book 22: M to Z.
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$10

15867
PARSONS, Ronald
AUSTRALIAN SHIPOWNERS AND THEIR FLEETS - Book Five: Early Australian Owners

Adelaide. 1985. Author. Reprint of the 1979 original. (4), 91 PP. Stapled typescript monograph. Soft cover. Fine. Oblong: 16.6 x 20.6.
Early shipowners, vessels owned/operated by the Colonial Government. Early whaling ships.
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$10

38260
PARSONS, Ronald
AUSTRALIAN SHIPOWNERS AND THEIR FLEETS - Book Two: Northern Rivers of New South Wales

Adelaide. 1973. Author. 1st Ed. (4), 101 to 190 PP, plus 2 b/w plates of the "Wollongbar" and the "Elaine". Stapled typescript monograph. Soft cover. Near fine. Oblong: 16.6 x 21. 095993877X
Ships trading to the Northern Rivers and the NSW Central Coast.
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$15

48792
PARSONS, Ronald
AUSTRALIAN SHIPOWNERS AND THEIR FLEETS. Books 19 and 20: Vessels enrolled at Sydney between 1860 and 1875

Murray Bridge, SA. 2004. AMHS. 1st Ed. Book 19: (2), 102 PP. Book 20: (2), 75 PP. Soft cover. Fine. Oblong: 16.2 x 20.5. 09094187 - 3X & 48
Book 19: A to H. Book 20: I to Z. Vessels enrolled at Sydney between 1860 and 1875.
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$20

48794
PARSONS, Ronald
AUSTRALIAN SHIPOWNERS AND THEIR FLEETS. Books 23 and 24: Amendments to previous books and some post 1875 additions

Murray Bridge, SA. 2005. AMHS. 1st Ed. Book 23: (2), 100 PP. Book 24: (2), 94 PP. Soft cover. Fine. Oblong: 16.2 x 20.5. 0909418 - 780 & 799
Book 23: A to K. Book 24: L to Z. Amendments to previous books and some post-1875 additions.
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$20

31562
PATERSON, L. J.
TWELVE HUNDRED MILES FOR THIRTY SHILLINGS

Edinburgh. 1988. Mainstream Publishing. 1st Ed. 127 PP with 91 b/w illust. (house flags, menu, posters... and photos). Hard cover, dj. Fine. 28 x 20.3. 1851581979
Photographic record of/on the Clyde Shipping Company.
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$30

66796
PAYNE, M. A.
H.M.A.S. CANBERRA

Sydney. 1991. Naval Historical Society. Reprint of the 1973 original. (4), 112 PP with 1 map, plus 2 pages with 6 b/w photos. Inside front cover: line drawings of HMAS "Canberra". Inside back cover: Crest of HMAS "Canberra". Pictorial soft cover. Signature of previous owner on title page. Lower part of front cover rubbed. Very good. 21.5 x 14.2.
From commissioning in 1931 to the Battle of Savo Island in 1942.
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$15

18119
PEACOCK, Lindsay
NAVAL FIREPOWER

London. c. 1992. Salamander Books. 1st Ed. 158 PP, profusely illustrated with colour photos throughout. Half title-page: Aegis class cruiser and standard SAM. Title-page: Royal Navy Type 42 destroyer. Eps: Ohio class SSBN. Hard cover, dj. Fine. Large format: 33.5 x 26. 0861015142
Aircraft carriers and naval aircraft as well as the modern warships and their armament: conventional and high-tech.
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$10

50984
PEARY, Robert E.
THE NORTH POLE

Amsterdam. 1985. Time-Life Books. Facsimile reprint of the 1910 edition, in the Classics of Exploration series. Introduction by Theodore Roosevelt. XII, 326 PP with 7 pages '(facsimile of manuscript), plus 4 photogravures, 16 special plates, 96 pages with 96 b/w plates, and 1 large folded map in colour. Fp: Commander Robert E. Peary. Marbled endpapers. Padded brown leather, lettered and ruled in gilt and red, spine blocked in red between raised bands. All edges gilt. A 2 page publisher's sheet loosely inserted. Few foxing spots, o/wise fine. 21.7 x 14.5. 0705415066
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$20

61829
PENN, Commander Geoffrey
SNOTTY, The Story of the Midshipman

London. 1957. Hollis & Carter. 1st Ed. IX, 181 PP, plus 10 pages with 9 bw plates. Fp: Augustus Edward, Duke of York (1739-1767), as a Midshipman. Cloth cover. Spine lightly sunned. Few foxing spots on outside edges. Very good clean copy. 22.2 x 14.7.
A close insight into the life of the "Young Gentlemen" who went at sea while still children to become experienced and hardened seamen, and potential officers.
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$10

66537
PENZO, Gilberto
BARCHE VENEZIANE, Catalogo Illustrato dei Piani di Costruzione / VENETIAN BOATS, Illustrated Catalogue of Body Plans and Relieves

Sottomarina, Venice. 1996. Libreria Editrice "Il Leggio". 1st bilingual edition: Italian and English (translated by Enrica Giacobino). VII, 90 PP with 85 sets of plans. Pictorial soft cover. Italian and English texts. Fine. Oblong: 21.5 x 14.5.
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$45

66506
PIGOTT, P.H., BLAINEY, G. N., MULVANEY, D.J. ... (editors)
MUSEUMS IN AUSTRALIA - 1975 & GALLERY OF ABORIGINAL AUSTRALIA

Canberra. 1975. A. G. P. S. 1st Ed. (6), 124 PP & (8), 30 PP, plus 32 illustrated plates (1 in colour, 1 engraving, 2 diagrams and 63 b/w photos). Signature of previous owner on title page. Soft covers a little soiled with a few creases, o/wise very good.. 25 x 17.5.
Report of the Committee of Inquiry on Museums and National Collections, including the Report of the Planning Committee on the Gallery of Aboriginal Australia.
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$15

17946
PIPPING, Knut
THE MUSEUM SHIP SIGYN OF WARDO

London. 1980. National Maritime Museum. Occasional Lecture No.2 (2), II, 24 PP with 21 b/w illustrations. Card covers soiled, o/wise very good. 21 x 14.5. 0905555473
The last wooden three-masted merchant sailing ship and a museum on the river Aura in the port of Abo in Finland.
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$10

52691
PITT, Barrie
THE BATTLE OF THE ATLANTIC

Alexandria, Vi. 1978. Time-Life Books. 2nd printing (revised) of the 1977 original. 208 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (graph, maps, plans, paintings, photos). Half title page with signature of previous owner and a stamp. Pictorial boards slightly bumped on bottom corner, o/wise near fine. 28.8 x 24.
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$10

31675
PLUMMER, Russell
SUPER-FERRIES OF BRITAIN, EUROPE AND SCANDINAVIA

London. 1988. Patrick Stephens Limited. 1st Ed. 144 PP with 4 maps, tables and 147 bw photos plus 8 pages with 18 colour photos. Title spread: Koningin Beatrix. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 25.2 x 19. 0850599237
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$20

66894
PLUMMER, Russell (compiler)
UK FERRY ROUTES GUIDE 1993

London. 1993. Ships Monthly. 1st Ed. 16 PP with 1 map and 18 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 25.5 x 20.
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$10

66438
P&O
P & O WAVELENGTH, The Staff Newspaper of the P & O Group

London. 1973 to 1984. P & O. 28 monthly issues: from No. 8, January 1973 to No. 137, March 1984. A total of 200 PP with b/w illustrations. Plus issue No. 16, of the Quarterly P&O Group News. Near fine condition. 40 x 30 .
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$50

66398
P&O
PEN - P & O Australia Staff Newspaper

Sydney. 1971 to 1980. P & O Australia Pty Ltd. 31 issues of this monthly, bi-monthly then quarterly Newspaper. Volume 3, No. 10, October 1971 to July 1980. 2 issues with 6 pages and 29 with 4 pages. A total of 128 pages with b/w photos. Near fine. 32 x 23.
Vol. 4, No. 5: Launching of "Spirit of London". Vol. 7, No. 2, Pacific Princess.
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$30

65440
P&O
P&O PORT NOTES: HONOLULU

London. 1967. P & O.. April 1967 edition. 12 PP with history, places of interest etc... and 2 maps and 2 plans in colour: Hawaiian Islands, Island of Oahu, Honolulu & Waikiki. Fine. Small format: 21 x 15.
Gives places of interest and information for passengers.
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$10

51102
P&O
S.S. IBERIA - MENU: Sea Food and Roasts

2 dinner menus, September 1970. Covers "Sea Food and Roasts" design by John Constable and Peter Hatch partnership. Occasional foxing. Very good. 25.4 x 17.7.
Designs: Sea Food and Roasts.
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$5

19371
POLDEN, Richard
ENDEAVOUR, A Photographic Journey

Fremantle, W.A. 1998. Fremantle Arts Centre Press. 1st Ed. 136 PP with 1 map and 128 colour photos. Fp: Endeavour sailing in the sunset. Pict. card cover. Fine. Oblong: 24 x 26. 1863682279
The voyage of Endeavour, 16 October 1996 to 25 March 1997, Fremantle to London via : Rodrigues, Mauritius, La Reunion, Durban, Port Elizabeth and Capetown, St Helena, Ascension, Tenerife, Madeira and Alderney.
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$15

41549
PORTS
COMPANHIA DOCAS DO RIO DE JANEIRO

Rio de Janeiro. 1982. Empresa do Sistema Portobras. Folder containing 6 leaflets on the Brazilian ports members of the compan,y Portobas System, with a total of 6 maps and 45 colour photos. Illustrated covers. Very good. English and Portuguese texts. 27.8 x 21.7.
Ports of the two Brazilian States of Guanabara and Rio de Janeiro: Rio de Janeiro, Angra dos Reis, Niteroi, Sepetiba and Forno.
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$15

66681
PORTS
PORT OF BRISBANE CORPORATION - 2000

Brisbane. c. 2000. Port of Brisbane Corporation. 2000 edition. 4 illustrated brochures: " Port of Brisbane Visitor's Centre" - "The Big Picture in a Snapshot" - "Full Speed Ahead" 3 folds with colour illustrations (2 graphs, 4 maps and 16 photos) - "Australian Customs Service / Container Examiation Facility". Fine. 29.7 x 21.
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$15

39509
PORTS
PORT OF SINGAPORE AUTHORITY Annual Report 1992

Singapore 1993. Port of Singapore Authority. 1st Ed. 108 PP with diagrams, graphs, tables, 1 plan, 1 organigram, 17 b/w and 28 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. Last 4 pages in Chinese script. 28 x 22.2.
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$30

40101
POTTER, N. & FROST, J.
QUEEN ELIZABETH 2 - The Authorised Story

London. 1969. Harrap. 1st Ed. 192 PP, plus 16 pages with 1 cut-away, 1 drawing and 26 b/w photos. Fp: QE2 at sea. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Faint foxing. Near fine. 21.5 x 14.6. 245594442
The problems of Cunard: new concepts, financial crises, as well as the building of the Queen Elizabeth 2.
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$15

20938
PRESTON, Antony
STRIKE CRAFT

Greenwich, USA. 1982. Bison Books. 1st Ed. 64 PP with bw & colour photos. Title spread: PT Boat 333. Half title page: Soviet Osa Type missile boats in line. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 29 x 22.2. 0861240685
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$10

52683
PRESTON, Antony
U-BOATS

London. 1978. AP Publishing. 1st Ed. 192 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Very good. 30.5 x 21.7. 0868270172
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$10

34243
PRESTON, Antony (Editor)
WARSHIP No. 7 - (A Quarterly Journal of Warship History)

London. 1978. Conway. Issue No. 7, July 1978. Pages 145 to 216 with tables, maps & plans, and 51 b/w photos. Pictoral soft cover. Few foxing spots on covers, o/wise fine. 24 x 18.5. 0851771424
"Capitani Romani", design and construction, by Elio Ando. Japanese B Type Submarine at war, by Pierre Hervieux...
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$5

41692
PRESTON, S. T.
OF SHIPS & SEA

Greenport, Long Island, N.Y. 1983. S. T. Preston & Son, Inc. Annual edition. 112 PP with hundreds of b/w and colour photos. Pictorial soft covers a little soiled, o/wise near fine. 20.4 x 13.5.
Preston's catalog of Ship Models, Marine Clocks & Barometers, Figureheads, Scrimshaw, Brassware, Marine Prints and a host of decorative Nautical items for the Home.
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$5

40941
PULLAN, Robert (editor)
READER'S DIGEST GUIDE TO THE AUSTRALIAN COAST

Sydney. 1983. Reader's Digest. 1st Ed. 479 PP profusely illustrated in colour (including aerial photos & maps). Pictorial laminated boards. Near fine. 27.7 x 23.7. 0909486972
Comprehensive work with superb photography.
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$20

67006
PURBRICK, A. B. (Editor)
OUR MERCHANT SHIPS - Vol. II, No. 18 - The Bulletin of the British Ship Adoption Society

London. 1952. May 1952. 48 PP. Contains article pages 17 to 27 with 8 b/w illustrations (1 painting, 1 sailing bill and 6 photos). Soft cover, illustrated front, staples removed. Slight ageing of paper. Near fine. Scarce. 18.5 x 12.3.
Contains article by J.W. Coats: History of the General Steam Navigation Co. Ltd.
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$15

67008
PURBRICK, A. B. (Editor)
OUR MERCHANT SHIPS - Vol. II, No. 20 - The Bulletin of the British Ship Adoption Society

London. 1953. March 1953. 56 PP. Contains article from P. 32 to 43 with 6 b/w photos. Soft cover, illustrated front, staples removed. Slight ageing of paper. Near fine. Scarce. 18.5 x 12.3.
Contains article "History of the Canadian Pacific Railway Fleet".
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$15

67005
PURBRICK, A. B. (Editor)
OUR MERCHANT SHIPS, Vol. II, No. 17 - The Bulletin of the British Ship Adoption Society.

London. 1952. January 1952. 48 PP with b/w illustrations. Soft cover, illustrated front, staples removed. Slight ageing of paper. Near fine. Scarce. 18.5 x 12.3.
Voyage in tanker "Nicania", by Captain A. R. Spearman. North Pacific: report by Captain H. W. White of the "Riley". ...
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$10

67009
PURBRICK, A. B. (editor)
OUR MERCHANT SHIPS, Vol. II, No. 22 - The Bulletin of the British Ship Adoption Society

London. 1953. October 1953. 56 PP with b/w illustrations. Soft cover, illustrated front, spine repaired, staples removed. Slight ageing of paper. Near fine. Scarce. 18.5 x 12.3.
Passage through the centre of Hurricane "Charlie" of the Samanco (26 September 1952), by Captain J. Williams. Trawlerman's life on board steam trawler "War Duke", by Skipper D. E. Bailey. ...
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$10

67010
PURBRICK, A. B. (editor)
OUR MERCHANT SHIPS, Vol. II, No. 23 The Bulletin of the British Ship Adoption Society

London. 1954. February 1954. 56 PP with b/w illustrations. Soft cover, illustrated front, staples removed. Slight ageing of paper. Near fine. Scarce.. 18.5 x 12.3.
Contains article : Timber from Archangel by the Captain of the "Sugar Refiner". ...
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$10

67011
PURBRICK, A. B. (editor)
OUR MERCHANT SHIPS, Vol. II, No. 24 - The Bulletin of the British Ship Adoption Society

London. 1954. May 1954. 56 PP with b/w illustrations. Soft cover, illustrated front, staples removed. Slight ageing of paper. Near fine. Scarce. 18.5 x 12.3.
Trinity House, by A.J. Daniel and G.F. Birkett. Iron Curtain Ports: Nakhodka, Dairen, Constanza
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$10

67004
PURBRICK, A.B. (Editor)
OUR MERCHANT SHIPS - Vol. II, No.15 - The Bulletin of the British Ship Adoption Society

London. 1951. May 1951. 64 PP. Contains article from P.16 to 31 with 7 b/w illustrations (1 painting and 6 photos). Soft cover, illustrated front, staples removed. Slight ageing of paper. Near fine. Scarce. 18.5 x 12.3.
Contains article by C.B. Sharpe "The Story of the New Zealand Shipping Co. Ltd.
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$15

67007
PURBRICK, A.G. (Editor)
OUR MERCHANT SHIPS, Vol. II, No. 19 - The Bulletin of the British Ship Adoption Society

London. 1952. September 1952. 52 PP. Contains article pages 28 to 41 with 11 b/w illustrations (3 portraits, 2 paintings, 6 photos). Soft cover, illustrated front, staples removed. Slight ageing of paper. Near fine. Scarce. 18.5 x 12.3.
Contains article by Thomas Dunlop "History of Thomas Dunlop and Sons".
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$15

66998
QUEENSLAND GOVERNMENT
CENTENARY CAVALCADE / 1859 - 1959 Centenary of Queensland

Brisbane. 1959. Premier's Department, Queensland. 1st Ed. Foreword by the Hon. G. F. R. Nicklin, Premier of Queensland. Over 172 PP with period advertisements and b/w illustrations (drawings, engravings, photos), plus 4 pages with advertisments in colour. Pictorial soft wrappers. Very good. 27.5 x 21.5
Pages 21 to 32: Evolution of Transport. ... Pages 91 to 104: Early discoveries and history. Pages 105 to 111: History of Queensland .
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$30

66788
RAN
50th Anniversary BATTLE OF THE CORAL SEA - Air Day / HMAS Albatross

Nowra. 1992. HMAS Albatross. Official Souvenir brochure. Foreword by Commodore Rob Partington. 36 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (1 map, 1 painting, 4 art works and photos). Pictorial soft cover. The 4 page "Program of Events, Saturday May 9, 1992" loosely inserted. Fine. 29.7 x 21.
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$15

18610
R.A.N.
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY 1911-1961, Golden Jubilee

Canberra. 1961. Dept. of the Navy. 1st Ed. 49 PP with b/w & colour photos. Pict. card cover with a few small creases. Very good. 27.5 x 20.4.
The 50th anniversary of the RAN: highlights and the RAN at that time.
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$20

15886
RATHBONE, A.D. IV
ROMANCE OF THE SEA LANES, Shall We Scrap Our Merchant Marine?

New York. 1945. National Travel Club. 1st Ed. 397 PP. Hard cover, gilt-decorated front, dj. Small stamp on FFEP, o/wise very good. 21 x 14.5.
Brief history of world shipping with a panorama of the U.S.A. industry & following its achievements in WWII: What future for Post-War development? Admiral Alfred T. Mahan: Sea power equals naval vessels plus bases plus merchant vessels.
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$10

66962
REDAY, Ladislaw
THE RAGGLE TAGGLE FLEET

Sydney. 2015. Ligare. Reprint of the 2004 Australian edition. Foreword by Michael Baier. XII, 186 PP with 18 b/w photos. Title page: the New Zealand ketch "Will Watch". Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 24 x 17. 0646440217
The US Army Small Ships with a motley fleet of tugs, ketches, fishing trawlers, schooners, ferries..., carrying Australian and American troops into battle, ammunitions, food...
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$35

51676
RENAULT, François
BATEAUX DE NORMANDIE

Douarnenez. 1991. Editions de l'Estran. 1st Ed. 380 PP with b/w illustrations (2 maps, drawings, engravings, plans, photos, and sketches). Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. French text. A few faint foxing spots, o/wise fine. 31.5 x 24.5. 2903707111
Traditional craft of the coasts of Normandy (from Granville to Honfleur).
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$120

34247
ROBERTS, John (Editor)
WARSHIP No. 15 (A Quarterly Journal of Warship History)

London. 1980. Conway. Issue No. 15, July 1980. 145-216 PP with tables, maps & plans, and 75 b/w photos. Pictoral soft cover. Fine. 24 x 18.5. 0851772072
The German Type VII Submarine, by Erwin Sieche. The Jaskolka class minesweepers, by Marek Twardowski...
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$5

55359
ROBSON, John (editor)
THE CAPTAIN COOK ENCYCLOPAEDIA

London. 2004. Chatham publishing. 1st UK edition. 288 PP with 100 b/w illustrations (charts & maps, drawings & engravings, photos), plus 8 pages with 17 colour illustrations. Half title page: A Hei tiki. Title spread: the replica bark Endeavour. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 26.5 x 20.5. 1861762259
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$45

15189
ROSS, Gordon
THE BOAT RACE, The Story of the First Hundred Races between Oxford and Cambridge

London. 1956. The Sportsmans Book Club. Reprint of the original by Hodder & Stoughton. 256 PP with 48 bw illlust. Fp: Portrait of Charles Wordsworth, originator of the Boat Race in 1829. Hard cover with traces of old watermarks, lightly soiled and chipped dust jacket. Signature of previous owner on inside front cover. Very good. 21.8 x 14.
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$10

54542
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN HISTORICAL SOCIETY
THE BULGA OR COAL RIVER / MELVILLE ISLAND AND RAFFLES BAY / ANTECEDENTS OF THE N.S.W. PROTECTION PARTY, 1881-1891 (in Journal and Proceedings of the R.A.H.S Vol. 44, Part 4, 1958)

Sydney. 1958. The Royal Australian Historical Society. Vol. 44, Part 4, 1958. 185-260 PP with 3 maps and 4 b/w illustrations. Soft cover soiled, o/wise very good. 21.2 x 13.5.
Articles by H.A. Macleod Morgan, John Bach, Barbara Atkins.
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$5

38465
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN HISTORICAL SOCIETY
MEN OF LINCOLN WHO SAILED WITH COOK (in Journal and Proceedings of the RAHS - Volume XXXV, Part II, 1949)

Sydney. 1949. Royal Australian Historical Society. 81 -144 PP. Contains article by A.M. Cook from P. 116 to 130 with 3 b/w photos. Soft cover. Browning of outside edges, o/wise near fine. 21 x 14.
Read before the Society on April 26, 1949.
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$10

34355
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN HISTORICAL SOCIETY
NEW CALEDONIAN CONVICTS IN NEW SOUTH WALES 1876-1884 (Volume 52, Part 1, March 1966)

Sydney. 1966. R. A. H. S. Contains article by T.G. PARSONS between P.51 and 68. Soft cover. Near fine. 22.5 x 14.5.
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$20

57025
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY
21ST CENTURY WARSHIPS: Naval Auxiliaries 1911 to 1999 (including Defence Maritime Services)

Sydney. c. 2004. Topmill. Revised edtion. No. 4, in the Royal Australian Navy Profile series. 80 PP with 14 colour and 134 b/w photos, plus 16 pages with 22 colour photos. Illustrated endpapers. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 27 x 20.5. 1876278721
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$15

20956
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY
AUSTRALIAN SEAPOWER - AIRCRAFT CARRIERS

Sydney. 1995 ?. Topmill. 1st Ed. No. 2, in the Australian Seapower Photofile series. 56 PP with b/w and colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.7 x 20.8.
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$10

54763
ROYAL UNITED SERVICES INSTITUTE
JOURNAL OF THE ROYAL UNITED SERVICES INSTITUTE OF AUSTRALIA - Volume 13, No. 1

Canberra. 1992. Royal United Services Institute of Australia. Edited by DUNN, Colonel P. J., & DONOVAN, J. C. Volume 13, No. 1, October 1992: III, 60 PP with 8 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 25 x 17.5. 0728-1188
Operation Desert Storm: Observations and Lessons, by Colonel John Herlihy. The ADF in the Gulf War, by David Horner... Australia's place in the New World Order, by Richard Brown.
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$10

66763
RUDDER PUBLISHING
THE RUDDER - 1948 - Volume 64, No. 10

New York. 1948. The Rudder Publishing Company. October 1948. 88, (4 publications) PP with advertising material and b/w ilustrations (drawings, maps, photos). Copy lacking the soft covers. Good. 29.8 x 23.5.
Marine Art: T. Lux Feininger. Old Bahama Pirates. How to build Meadow Lark, 33 Foot Sharpie (part III), by L. Francis Herreshoff.
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$5

30344
RUSHBROOK, Frank
FIRE ABOARD: The Problems of Prevention and Control in Ships and Port Installations

London. 1961. The Technical Press. 1st Ed. XVI, 480 PP with 118 figures, plus 32 pages with 47 b/w photos and 7 folded plates (5 of them with figures). Cloth cover, gilt title on red vignette on spine, dj. Some foxing (essentially on front and bottom edge), top corner of cover a little bumped, o/wise a near fine copy. 25.5 x 15.5.
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$25

44775
SAAP, Jan
WHAT IS NATURAL ? - Coral Reef Crisis

New York. 1999. Oxford University Press. 1st Ed. XV, (3), 275 PP with 14 headpieces, plus 8 pages with 1 drawing and 12 b/w photos. Hard cover, cloth spine, dj. Fine. 24.2 x 16. 195123646
The crown-of-thorns starfish and coral reefs.
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$15

42806
SANKEY, Margaret
THE BAUDIN EXPEDITION IN PORT JACKSON, 1802: Cultural Encounters and Enlightenment Politics (in Explorations No. 31)

Melbourne. 2001. ISFAR / Institute for the Study of French-Australian Relations. December 2001 (issued April 2002). Contains article from P. 5 to 36. Soft cover. Fine. 21 x 14.7.
On the first French contacts in Australia.
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$10

66041
SAUNDERS, David
DUBAI - The Arabian Dream

London. 2003. TransGlobe Publishing. 1st Ed. Foreword by Abdullah Mohamed Saleh, National Bank of Dubai. Welcome address by Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, The Crown Prince of Dubai. 208 PP with 14 b/w photos and colour illustrations ( 1 map and photos). Hard cover, gilt decoration and title on front board and spine, dj. Note on front endpaper. Fine. 27.8 x 27.8. 0954508300
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$25

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

The Hague, Netherlands. 1976. Martinus Nijhoff. 1st Ed., Volume LXXVIII in De Linschoten - Vereeniging series. Volume I: Met Inleiding, journaal en bijlagen. VIII, 198 PP, plus 7 plates (4 in colour) and 4 folded charts at back. Fp: Watercolor of Tristan da Cunha. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine. Top corner of half title page clipped, o/wise near fine. Dutch text. 25 x 16. 9024718783
Voyage of discovery by Willem de Vlamingh in the years 1696-1697: Islands of Tristan Da Cunha and Saint Paul, West coast of Australia.
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$20

66374
SCHODDE, R., FULLAGAR, P. & HERMES, N.
A REVIEW OF NORFOLK ISLAND BIRDS: Past and Present

Canberra. 1983. Australian National Parks and Wildlife Service. 1st Ed. Foreword by Professor J. D. Ovington. Special Publication ANPWS 8. (8), 119 PP with 10 tables and a total of 67 figures (including 6 b/w photos). Pictorial soft cover. Name of previous owner at top of title page. Very good. 24.8 x 17.8. 0642890021
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$15

16275
SCOTT SHAWE, Capt. Wilfred H.
SEA OF SEAS, Cruising the Western Mediterranean

New York. 1961. Van Nostrand. 1st U.S. Ed. XV, 319 PP with 29 b/w illust. Fp: Photo of the author. Orig. cloth cover with pict. dw. Excellent copy. 26 x 19.5.
Written by a former Trinity House Pilot who sailed these waters in square-riggers, merchant steamers, naval vessels and yachts. Details and sailing directions for the ports and valuable information about weather signals, dangers, etc. which visiting yachtsmen need to know.
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$20

32979
SCULL, Theodore W.
OCEAN LINER ODYSSEY 1958-1969

London. 1998. Carmania Press. 1st Ed. 88 PP with 1 plan and 130 b/w illust. (ship's memorabilia and photos). Inside front cover: The Flandre, with her great flared bow at Le Havre. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 27.3 x 21.5. 0951865692
Going in style: the French Line's Liberté & Flandre. The other French line: Navigation Mixte and French Line between Marseille and North Africa... Up the British Columbia Coast: Northland Navigation's M/V Northland Prince...
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$30

31503
SEMENOV, Petr Petrovich
TRAVELS IN THE TIAN'-SHAN' 1856-1857

London. 1998. The Hakluyt Society. No. 189 in the Second series, edited and annotated by Colin Thomas. XLIII, 269 PP, plus 20 pages with 4 maps and 15 colour plates. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Near fine. 22.2 x 14.2. 0904180603
Travels from St Petersburg, beyond the Urals towards Lake Balkash and China.
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$10

66955
THE SHELL COMPANY LTD
THE SHELL MANUAL FOR MOTOR BOATS

London / Melbourne. c. 1930. The Shell Company Ltd. 1st Ed. (6), 114 PP with b/w illustrations (head and tail pieces, cutaways, drawings, figures ...). Pictorial soft wrappers a little worn around edges with a few chips. Small brown stain on title page and Foreword page (recto/verso), and a bottom corner of title page has a little insect damage, o/wise a very good clean copy printed on superior gloss paper. 22.8 x 14.7.
Chapters on Marine Engines, Description of the Spark Ignition Engine, Description of the Diesel Engine, Propellers, Transmission and Reduction Gears, Electrical Equipment, General Hints on Care and Maintenance, Navigation, ...
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$50

49512
SHELL PETROLEUM COMPANY
LUBRICATION IN MOTOR SHIPS

London. 1953. Shell Petroleum Company. 1st Ed. XVI, 212 PP with tables and 73 figures (3 b/w photos, and 60 b/w or colour plans or sketches). Fp: 3 of Shell Research Laboratories. Card cover. Covers rubbed at hinges. Slight ageing of paper. Very good. 23.5 x17.
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$10

66519
SHERGOLD, Christine M. (editor)
VICE ADMIRALTY COURT OF NEW SOUTH WALES 1787-1911 - Guide to the State Archives of New South Wales - No.22

Sydney. 1980. The Archives Authority of New South Wales. 1st Ed. Preface by B.R. Davies & I. Maclean. (2), VIII, 104 PP. Typescript. Illustration (broadsheet) of the "Susanna Christina" on Page IV. Card covers browned around edges with light foxing on covers and some pages. Overall, a very good copy. Folio: 33 x 21.
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$30

47526
SIMONS, John
PRISONERS IN ARCADY, German Mariners at Berrima 1915-1919

Berrima. 1999. Berrima District Historical Society. 1st Ed. 258 PP with head pieces, plus 64 pages with 1 map, 4 colour plates (paintings by Otto Mönkedieck) and 89 b/w photos. Pictorial card covers with one small crease at bottom corner, o/wise near fine. 26 x 18.5. 0957747608
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$35

61033
SINCLAIR, John
FRASER ISLAND AND COOLOOLA

Sydney. 1991. Ure Smith Press. Reprint of the 1990 original, in the Australia's Wilderness Heritage series. 256 PP with 1 map in colour, 14 b/w illustrations and 232 colour photos by Reg Morrison. Laminated pictorial boards, dj. Fine. 30.2 x 21.5. 0725408413
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$10

52523
SKINNER, L. E.
THE SEARCH FOR THE "SEA BELLE" CASTAWAYS ON FRASER ISLAND (in Queensland Heritage - Volume 2, No.10)

Brisbane. 1974. Oxley Memorial Library / Library Board of Queensland. May 1974 issue: 3-14 PP with 1 map, 3 drawings. Soft cover. Fine. 30.2 x 24.8.
Sailed 2 April 1857 from Gladstone to Sydney, then disappeared. Rescue of 2 girls by crew of the schooner Coquette, 3rd October 1859.
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$5

66836
SMEE, Dr C. J. & SELKIRK PROVIS, Mrs J. (compilers)
THE PIONEER REGISTER - Volume VII: containing genealogical details of an Hundred Pioneers ...

Sydney. 1982. Authors. 1st Ed. No pagination, 138 PP. Stapled card covers. Signature of previous owner on front cover and title page. Covers a little ruffled on front, o/wise very good. 29.2 x 20.7. 0908493078
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$10

54826
SMITH, Babette
AUSTRALIA'S BIRTHSTAIN: The Startling Legacy of the Convict Era

Sydney. 2008. Allen & Unwin. 1st Ed. (8), 400 PP with 4 maps and 50 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 23.8 x 16. 9781741146042
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$40

66743
SMITH, Bernard
IMAGINING THE PACIFIC, In the Wake of Cook's Voyages

Melbourne. 1992. Melbourne University Press. 1st Ed. XIV, 262 PP with 155 b/w & 44 colour illustrations. Title spread (in colour): View of the Island of Ulieta (Raiatea), by William Hodges. Hard cover, dj. Ex Libris of previous owner on front endpaper. Two 2 items loosely inserted (Flyer / Order form and a 3 pages article from National Library of Australia News of July 1996, "Reimagining the Pacific: The Vision of Bernard Smith", by Sue Rickard). Faint foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 28.6 x 21. 0522845053
The author examines how, during the voyages of discovery, the artists & scientists perceived the world from a different angle, leaning towards impressionism.
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$60

16864
SMITH, Eng. Capt. Edgar C.
A SHORT HISTORY OF NAVAL AND MARINE ENGINEERING

Cambridge. 1937. Babcock & Wilcox. 1st Ed. XX, 376 PP with 46 figures & 18 tables, plus 16 b/w plates. Fp: Fitch's French patent, 1791. Cloth cover, gilt-engraved spine (a little faded). Occasional light foxing, o/wise near fine. 24.8 x 16.
Birth of steam boats, pioneer transatlantic steamships, introduction of screw propulsion, early iron ships, .... A scarce book.
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$35

42096
SMITH, Ronald Bishop
THE FIRST AGE OF THE PORTUGUESE EMBASSIES, NAVIGATIONS AND PEREGRINATIONS TO THE ANCIENT KINGDOMS OF CAMBAY AND BENGAL (1500-1521)

Bethesda, Maryland, USA. 1969. Author. 1st Ed. 155 PP, plus 2 folded maps of Cambay and Bengal. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine and front cover. Ex library copy with a neat and discreet cancellation stamp at top of page 3, on top outside edge, and gilt numbers on spine. An otherwise near fine copy. 23.2 x 15.8.
Kingdoms of Diul (Sind), Cambay and Malwa, on the Arabian sea. Kingdom of Bengal and the city of Gaur.
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$25

66963
SNOXELL, Harvey
MOTOR BOATING - A Book for Owners, Prospective Owners, and All interested in the Sport

London. 1932. Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons Ltd. 1st Ed. (8), 143 PP with 33 figures (1 map, cutaways, line drawings and photos), plus 1 folded map (figure 32). Eps: advertisements. Hard cover, title on front board. Stamp of previous owner on front endpaper. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 18.3 x 12.3.
... describing the various types of craft available with notes on prices and running costs, cruising grounds, clubs, etc..
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$25

21721
SOULE, Gardner
THE GREATEST DEPTHS, Probing the Seas to 20,000 feet and Below

Philadelphia. 1970. Macrae Smith Co. 1st Ed. 194 PP with 1 map, 3 drawings and 52 bw photos. Title spread: Submarine Deep Quest on board support ship Trans Quest. Cloth cover, dj (price clipped). Fine. 23.8 x 16.
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$15

17260
SPATE, O. H. K.
MONOPOLISTS AND FREEBOOTERS

Canberra. 1983. Australian National University Press. 1st Ed. Volume II in the Pacific since Magellan series. XXI, 426 PP with 28 maps/charts & 19 b/w plates. Eps: Map of the Pacific winds & currents. Hard cover, dj. Spine of dust jacket lightly sunned. Name of previous owner at top of half title page. Faint foxing. Near fine. 25 x 17.5. 0708118445
From the Dutch intrusion to the British offensives by Anson. Also included (loosley inserted) is a photocopied article (4 pages) by Oskar Spate "Rediscovering the Pacific" published in the September 20th, 1988 edition of "The Bulletin".
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$45

50963
SPEKE, John Hanning
JOURNAL OF THE DISCOVERY OF THE SOURCE OF THE NILE

Amsterdam. 1987. Time-Life Books. Facsimile reprint of the 1863 edition, in the Classics of Exploration series. XXXII, 658, (34 publications) PP with 48 illustrations, plus 25 plates (1 map in colour and 24 illustrations) and 2 large folded maps (in colour) in rear pocket. Fp: Portrait of Captain Speke, in Dress worn in Africa. Marbled endpapers. Padded brown leather, lettered and ruled in gilt and red, spine blocked in red between raised bands. All edges gilt. A 2 page publisher's sheet loosely inserted. Fine. 21.7 x 14.5. 0705415023
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$25

30765
SPRATT, H. P.
OUTLINE HISTORY OF TRANSATLANTIC STEAM NAVIGATION, As Illustrated by the Collections at the Science Museum

London. 1950. H.M.S.O. 1st Ed. 61 PP, plus 9 b/w plates. Fp: T.S. "Queen Elizabeth" (1938). Soft cover, illustrated front. Light wear to wrappers, ageing of paper, o/wise very good. 24.4 x 15.2.
The Paddle era. Early screw steamers. Modern turbine ships.
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$10

14702
STAMP, Tom & Cordelia
JAMES COOK MARITIME SCIENTIST

Whitby. 1978. Caedmon of Whitby. Reprint ???. XIV, 160 PP with 8 b/w illustrations, plus 2 b/w plates. Fp: Portrait of Capt. James Cook. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 23 x 14.5. 0905355040
The life of Captain Cook: Yorkshire years, family life, the voyages. The man, his methods, his achievements.
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$15

49640
STATE LIBRARY OF NEW SOUTH WALES
MUTINY ON THE BOUNTY - The Story of Captain William Bligh seaman, navigator, surveyor and the Bounty mutineers

Sydney. 1991. State Library of New South Wales. 1st Ed. 104 PP with b/w and colour illust. Half title page: Miniature portrait of William Bligh. Title spread: The mutineers turning Lieutenant Bligh and some of the Officers and Crew adrift from His Majesty's Ship Bounty, 1790. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 27.5 x 19.5. 0730579867
Exhibition held in 1990/1991. William Bligh's Royal Navy by Richard Ormond. Tragedy of the Pandora by Ron Coleman... Arresting Bligh by Paul Brunton.
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$10

66373
STEWART, W. W.
PRINT - The "RUAPEHU"

Auckland. c. 1970. Weekly News. Reprint of a painting in the "Famous New Zealand Steam and Motor Ships" series by W. W. Stewart, published by the New Zealand Weekly News. Frameable print of the 1884 Ruapehu. Near fine. Oblong: 29 x 38.
Built 1884 for the New Zealand Shipping Company, one of their first three steamers.
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$10

31022
STOKOE, E. A.
REED'S SHIP CONSTRUCTION FOR MARINE ENGINEERS

London. 1968. Thomas Reed. 2nd edition of the 1964 original. Volume V in the Reed's Practical Mathematics series. (8), 147, (5) PP with 143 figures. Hard cover, dj. (price clipped). Very good. 22.2 x 14.2.
Ship types and defenitions. Stresses in ship structure. Riveting and welding. Bottom and side framing... Oil tankers and bulk carriers. Freeboard, tonnage and classification.
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$20

30592
STRACHEY, William
THE HISTORIE OF TRAVELL INTO VIRGINIA BRITANIA (1612)

London. 1953. Hakluyt. 1st Ed., No. CIII in the Second series issued for 1951 by the Hakluyt Society and edited by Louis B. Wright and Virginia Freund. XXXII, 221 PP, plus 1 facsimile of manuscript and 3 folded maps. Fp: A page from the Princeton manuscript. Blue cloth cover with only light wear and a small bump, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine. Near fine. 22.5 x 15.5.
Short dictionary of the Indian Language used within the Chessiopiok Bay (P. 174 to 207).
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$25

66748
SWANCOTT, Charles
HAWKESBURY RIVER SAGA

Woy Woy. 1967. Brisbane Water Historical Society. 1st Ed. 50 PP with 15 b/w photos. Soft cover, staples. Slight ageing of paper. Signature of previous owner at top of front cover. Very good. 21.5 x 13.8.
Ships, shipbuilders, wrecks, piracy, native forays, smuggling, larceny, floods, etc..
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$25

66924
SWANSON, W.E.
MODERN SHIPFITTER'S HANDBOOK

New York. c. 1941. Cornell Maritime Press. Fifth printing of the 2nd edition of 1941 (a revised and enlarged edition of the 1940 original). X, 309 PP with 187 figures (10 of them on 10 additional folded plates), including 40 b/w photos, most of them on the construction of the United States Lines liner S.S. America. Fp: S.S. America: 34,000 ton liner built for United States Lines. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Creases on the cloth part of the covers. Internally fine. Scarce. 18.8 x 12.8.
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$25

66334
SWANTON, Will
SOME DAY - Inside the Dream Tour and Mick Fanning's 2007 World Championship win

Sydney. 2008. Allen & Unwin. 1st Ed. XII, 274 PP, plus 16 pages with 35 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing. Near fine. 23 x 15.3. 9781741754117
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$20

49885
SWEETLAND, W. W.
THE IMPACT OF MINERAL DEVELOPMENT ON THE GROWTH OF AUSTRALIAN PORTS

Melbourne. 1969. IAPH / International Association of Ports and Harbors 1st Ed. 28 PP, plus 1 folded map Australia Bulk Mineral Loading Ports. Soft cover. Near fine. 24.5 x 17.8.
Paper presented, at the Sixth Biennial I.A.P.H. Conference, Melbourne, March 1969. General Manager, Engineering and Development , The Broken Hill Proprietary Coy. Ltd.
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$10

19272
TAIT, James
TAIT'S HOME TRADE GUIDE to the Board of Trade Examinations for Mates and Masters

Glasgow. 1943. Brown, Son & Ferguson. Reprint of the 1941, 14th edition revised and brought up-to date by Captain H.T. Jefferys. XV, 299 PP with tables and figures, plus 1 colour plate (buoyage), 2 colour plates (flags: signals and national), and 7 folded plates. Cloth cover, dj. Very good. 19 x 13.
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$20

66213
TALBOT, F. H. & COLLIS, P. F. (editors)
ANTARCTICA - Special Issue (in Australian Natural History, Vol. 16, No.4, 1968)

Sydney; 1968. Australian Museum. Special Issue. 87-144 PP with b/w illustrations (2 drawings, 5 maps and 33 photos). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 24.5 x 18.5.
Mineral Resources and Geology, by C.T. McElroy. Plant Life, by Geoge A. Llano. Whales by J. L. Bannister. ...
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$25

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

Hobart. 1985. Government Printer. Facsimile reprint of the 1942 original, in a limited edition of 3000 copies. (8), 43, (8) PP with 2 colour and 2 b/w illust., plus 3 plates (facsimile of Tasman's journal entry for December 1642 and 2 folded maps). Title page: vignette in colour of the Flag of the state of Tasmania. Pictorial card cover. Near fine. 25.8 x 18.8. 0724622241
Extracts from the Journal of Abel Janszoon Tasman (from translation of the original manuscript in the Colonial Archives at The Hague, by Professor J.E. Heeres) and facsimiles of original maps.
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$25

64737
TAVIANI, Paolo Emilio
CRISTOFORO COLOMBO, Genius of the Sea

Roma. 1992. Istituto Poligrafico e Zecca dello Stato. Reprint of the 2nd edition of 1991. 94 PP. Pictorial soft covers with a crease on the back cover, o/wise near fine. 20 x 12.
Published by the "Comitato Nazionale per le Celebrazioni del V Centenarion della scoperta dell' America".
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$10

33943
THOMAS, Captain R. E.
STOWAGE - The Properties and Stowage of Cargoes

Glasgow. 1937. Brown, Son & Ferguson. Reprint. IX, 408 PP with 5 figures, plus 12 b/w plates (2 folded). Fp: View of auxiliary 70-ton derrick. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Near fine. 23.2 x 17.
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$10

14828
THOMAS, Charles S.
THE GERMAN NAVY IN THE NAZI ERA

Annapolis. 1990. Naval Inst. Press. 1st US Ed. XVII, 284 PP. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24 x 16. 0870217917
The German Navy experiences during the Third Reich, following the inactions of WWI, the revolutionary atmosphere in 1918, and the Weimar Republic.
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$15

66517
TILEY, Robert
AUSTRALIAN NAVIGATORS - Picking up Shells and Catching Butterflies in an Age of Revolution

Sydney. 2002. Kangaroo Press. 1st Ed. XI, 244 PP with 29 head pieces, 8 charts and 17 maps, plus 8 pages with 15 b/w or colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 23.5 x 18. 0731811186
De Surville, Du Fresne, Saint Allouarn, Bougainville, Cook, Lapérouse, Bruny d'Entrecasteaux, Baudin, Matthew Flinders...
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$25

34816
TOD, John & McGIBBON, W. C.
MARINE ENGINEERS' BOARD OF TRADE EXAMINATIONS, containing all the Latest Elementary Questions with Answers, including Notes on Verbals

Glasgow. 1911. James Munro. Revised and enlarged edition. 320 PP, (4), XXVI, (9 Contents / Index), (4 adv.) with 285 figures and 2 plates, plus 6 folded plates. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Covers rubbed and lightly soiled, hinges starting, name of previous owner on first page. Internally very good. 20.2 x 12.8.
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$10

66970
TOGHILL, Gerald
ROYAL NAVY TRAWLERS - Part One: Admiralty Vessels

Liskeard, Corwall. 2003. Maritime Books. 1st Ed. IV, 227 PP with 60 b/w photos (1 Coat of Arms of the Royal Naval Patrol Service and 59 photos of vessels). Hard cover, dj. Title on front cover of dust jacket and spine: ... Part one "Admiralty Trawlers". Fine. 21.7 x 15.5. 0907771955
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$25

13345
TRASK, David F.
CAPTAINS & CABINETS - Anglo-American Naval Relations, 1917-1918

Columbia, Missouri, USA. 1972. University of Missouri Press. 1st Ed. 396 PP with 16 b/w photos, 2 maps, 3 graphs and 3 tables. Title spread: Convoy. Eps: Aerial view of the German High Sea Fleet lying at anchor in Kiel Harbor. Cloth cover, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 24 x 15. 0826201296
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$15

66766
TRIGELLIS-SMITH, Syd, ZAMPATTI, Sergio & PARSONS, Max
SHAPING HISTORY: A Bibliography of Australian Army Unit Histories

Melbourne. 1996. Authors. 1996 edition. VI, 206 PP. Pictorial soft covers. Fine. 21 x 15. 0646291211
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$40

65791
UNIVERSITY OF GUAM
GUAM RECORDER - Volume 3 , No. 1, 1973

Agana. 1973. University of Guam / Micronesian Area Research Center. Volume 3, No. 1, January-March 1973. 48 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft covers have insect damage, but contents clean and intact. Very good. 28 x 22.
From the outrigger to the satellite: Guam becomes a Pacific Communications center.
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$10

65792
UNIVERSITY OF GUAM
GUAM RECORDER - Volume 4 , No. 2, 1974

Agana. 1974. University of Guam / Micronesian Area Research Center. Volume 4, No. 2, 1974. 56 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. A "complimentary copy" stamp on title-page, o/wise very good. 28 x 22.
Guam Scenic Route, by Paul Carano. The family tree of Chamorro, ...
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$10

65793
UNIVERSITY OF GUAM
GUAM RECORDER - Volume 4 , No. 3, 1974

Agana. 1974. University of Guam / Micronesian Area Research Center. Volume 4, No. 3, 1974. 64 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 28 x 22.
Guam Scenic Route, by Paul Carano. Tinian, the History of an Island, by Robert Graham. Dumont d'Urville on Truk, by Francis X. Hezel.
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$10

53504
UNSWORTH, Barry (editor)
CLASSIC SEA STORIES

London. 1996. Leopard. Paperback edition. Introduction by Barry Unsworth. 616 PP. Pictorial soft cover. Slight ageing of paper. Fine. 21.5 x 13.3. 1858913276
Stories from: Ancient Greece (5), Ancient Rome (3), Biblical literature (3)... Japan (2)
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$5

66954
VACUUM OIL
MARINE LUBRICATION TURBINE PROPELLED STEAMSHIPS

New York. 1927. Vacuum Oil Company. 1st Ed. 72 PP with 9 tail pieces and 54 figures (drawings in b/w or with colour). Stitched pictorial card covers. Front cover with small chip. A few pages with very small closed tears, o/wise a very good clean copy of a scarce item. 28 x 22.8.
Contents: Main Turbine and Reduction Gear Lubrication, Other Machinery in Engineer's Department, Deck Machinery and Steering Equipment, Lubricartion Practice ...
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$60

45037
Van DAM, W.
TE ROER EN TE WAAK

Baarn. 1946. Bosch & Keuning N.V. 1st Ed. 259 PP with 1 map, and 56 figures, plus 2 folded plates (1 world map, 1 ship's plans) and 24 pages with 50 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, cloth spine. Corners of covers rubbed. Slight ageing of paper. Foxing spots on outside edges and few pages. Very good. Dutch text. 24.8 x 16.5.
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$10

33807
Van VEEN, Dr. Joh.
DREDGE DRAIN RECLAIM - The Art of a Nation

The Hague. 1948. Trio Printers. 1st Ed. 167 PP with 2 graphs, 20 maps and plans, and 60 b/w photos. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj. Fine. 25.8 x 18.5.
The age-long development of Dutch hydraulic engineering in their fight against the sea. Expertise in port construction.
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$20

19227
VAPALAHTI, Hannu (editor)
FINNISH ILLUSTRATED LIST OF SHIPS 1982

Helsinki. 1982. Author. 1st Ed. (2), 38 PP with 101 bw photos and 99 sketch-plans & silhouettes, plus 2 pages with call signs of Finnish registered vessels. Illustrated card cover. Very good. 29.8 x 21.
List of the Finnish Merchant ships over 300 Gross Register Tonnage.
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$20

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

Portland, Oregon. 1977. Oregon Historical Society. 1st Ed. VIII, (2), 62 PP with 46 b/w illustrations (maps, paintings, plans,...). Fp: Alejandro Malaspina. Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing. Near fine. 22.7 x 20.5. 0875950582
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$10

50589
VILLIERS, A.J.
THE CAPE HORN GRAIN-SHIP RACE (in National Geographic Magazine, Volume LXIII, No. 1, 1933)

Washington. 1933. N.G.S. Volume LXIII, No.1, January 1933. Contains article between P.1 and 39 with 38 b/w photos (13 on full page). Soft cover. Covers soiled. Stamp on front cover and top of page 25. Spine rubbed. Internally very good. 25.5 x 17.5.
Grain race of 1932 between the Parma, the Pamir and the Herzogin Cecilie.
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$10

15303
VILLIERS, Alan
THE WAY OF A SHIP, Being Some Account of the Ultimate Development of the Ocean-going Square-rigged Sailing Vessel, and the Manner of her Handling, her Voyage-making, her Personnel, her Economics, her Performance, and her End

New York. 1953. Charles Scribner's Sons. 1st US Ed. 429 PP with 2 double-page maps & drawings plus 44 pages with 94 b/w photos. Eps: Mappemonde with principal sailing-ship routes of the world. Decorated cloth cover, dj. Name of previous owner on top of front endpaper. Dust jacket is a little tatty with chips, closed tears and small pieces missing and a faded spine and now in a protective plastic cover. Contents are clean and bright. Still a very good copy of a scarce first edition. 23.5 x 16.2.
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$40

62339
WALKER, Colin
Memory of a Queen: R.M.S. QUEEN ELIZABETH - A Personal Tribute

Oxford. 1972. Oxford Publishing. 1st Ed. No Pagination, 96 PP with 90 b/w photos. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Spine of dj a little sunned, o/wise near fine. 30.3 x 21.5.
A pictorial tribute to the "working" ship and not to the glamorous liner, published after the fire that destroyed her in Hong Kong.
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$15

38243
WARD, John
SHIPS OF WORLD WAR II

London. 2000. Brown Partworks. 1st Ed. 96 PP with over 90 b/w photographs. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Fine. 28.7 x 22.3. 1840440686
Main warships. Design, development and service history for each ship.
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$10

35694
WARNER, Oliver
GREAT SEA BATTLES

London. 1970. Spring Books / Hamlyn. 2nd impression of the 1968 edition (1963 original). 304 PP with 48 colour and 398 bw illust. (maps, charts, paintings, photos ..). Fp: Paul Jones in the Bonhomme Richard engaged with Pearson in the Serapis at the Battle of Flamborough Head. Illustrated endpapers. Blue cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Few foxing spots on endpapers. Near fine. 32.2 x 24.8. 0600016501
From the Battle of Lepanto in 1571 to the Battle of Leyte Gulf in 1944.
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$10

30871
WATSON, Commander A.O., PALMER, Commander J.M. et al.
THE WONDER BOOK OF SHIPS AND THE SEA

London. 1959. Ward, Lock & Co. 1st edition in the Wonder Book series. 224 PP with cutaways, maps, plans and over 250 b/w photos, plus 7 colour plates. Fp: An American cruiser firing a Terrier guided missile. Half title page: Ketch under sail. Illustrated endpapers. Pictorial boards with shelf wear (rubbing) around edges, o/wise a near fine copy. 25.5 x 19.
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$10

38396
WEBBER, N. B. (editor)
MARINAS AND SMALL CRAFT HARBOURS

Southampton. 1974. Southampton University Press. Reprint of the December 1972 original. XVIII, 501 PP with tables and b/w illustrations (plans, sketches and photos), plus 1 folded map (River Hamble Policy Plan). Fp: The Hamble - River Britain's principal Marina estuary. Hard cover, dj with a few small marks, foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 21.8 x 15.2.
Proceedings of a Symposium held at the University of Southampton on 19-21 April 1972. 13 papers presented. Requirements of the yachtsman by J. R. Bryans... Floating breakwaters by N.B. Weller and R.J.S. Harris...Economics of the Marina....
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$20

66746
WHITEHEAD, P.J.P. (text)
FORTY DRAWINGS OF FISHES MADE BY THE ARTISTS WHO ACCOMPANIED CAPTAIN JAMES COOK ON HIS THREE VOYAGES TO THE PACIFIC, 1768-71, 1772-75, 1776-80, some being used by authors in the description of new species

London. 1968. The British Museum (Natural History). 1st edition of Publication BM (NH) No. 670, with a preface by Landsborough Thomson. XXVIII PP, edited by P. J. P. Whitehead, followed by 172 pages with 36 plates on full page plates, XXIX - XXXI PP (index of Scientic Names). Fp: Portraits of Captain James Cook and of six artists. Decorated endpapers. Cloth cover, gilt device on front board (the "Endeavour"), gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket sunned and soiled, and with repaired tears. Foxing spots on pages XIX to XXI, and on outside edges. A near fine copy. Scarce. Large format: 45 x 29.5.
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$150

66989
WHITTAKER, Paul & REID, Robert
PATANELA IS MISSING - Australia's Greatest Sea Mystery

Sydney. 1993. Bantam Books. 1st Ed. 248 PP with one map on double page, plus 16 pages with 31 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Slight ageing of paper, o/wise very good. 21 x 13.5. 1863590870
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$25

48140
WHITTINGHAM, H. and KING, C. T. (compilers)
REED'S TABLES OF DISTANCES Between Ports and Places in all parts of the World

Sunderland. 1913. Thomas Reed & Co. Ltd. 10th edition, revised and enlarged. VIII, 9- 190, (2 adv.) PP. Fp (in colour): Map of the world. Eps: Advertisements. Hard cover, cloth spine. Outside edges with foxing and stains on front edge. Very good. 21 x 14.
... comprising 31,000 distances.
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$20

65822
WILLEY, Keith & SMITH, Robin
NEW GUINEA - A Journey Through 10,000 Years

Melbourne. 1972. Lansdowne Press. Reprint of the 1969 original. (8), 168 PP with b/w and colour photos by Robin Smith. FEP: Map of New Guinea. Hard cover, dj. Small rubbed patch at top of front endpaper. Name of previous owner on title page. Near fine. Large format: 31 x 26. 0701800402.
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$20

65677
WILLIAMS, Andrea (editor)
Celebrating the 30th Anniversary of the INDEPENDENCE OF PAPUA NEW GUINEA

Sydney. 2006. Una Voce / Papua New Guinea Association of Australia, Inc. 1st Ed. Foreword by Harry West, President. No pagination, 12 PP with 1 musical score (National Anthem), 5 b/w illustrations (2 photos and 3 crests) and 32 colour illustrations: 8 photos, 1 National Crest, 9 photos and 23 flags (4 National and 19 Provincial). Fine. 21 x 14.7.
Guest Speaker: Paul Nerau, Papua New Guinea's Consul General.
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$20

66741
WILLIAMS, Peter
BEACON ON THE ROCK - The dramatic history of Lighthouses from Ancient Greece to the present day

New York. 2001. Barron's / Quintet Book. 1st US edition. 192 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Fp: Winstanley's Lighthouse upon the Eddystone Rock. Eps: Fresnel lens. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 33.2 x 24.5. 0764153498
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$35

21574
WILLIAMSON, James A. (editor)
THE CABOT VOYAGES AND BRISTOL DISCOVERY UNDER HENRY VII, with the Cartography of the Voyages by R. A. Skelton

Cambridge. 1962. The Hakluyt Society. 1st Ed. No. CXX in the Second series. XVI, 332 PP with 12 sketch maps, plus 1 map of the North Atlantic and 14 b/w plates. 1 errata slip loosely inserted. Fp: Folded World map of Juan de La Cosa, 1500. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, dj. Dust jacket with with light foxing and sunned spine and a small closed tear. A near fine copy. 22.5 x 15.
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$50

42386
WILLMOTT, H. P.
THE SECOND WORLD WAR IN THE FAR EAST

London. 2002. Cassell. 1st paperback edition of the 1999 original. 240 PP with some 10 diagrams and 30 maps in colour, 79 b/w and 8 colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 19.8 x 13. 0304361275
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$10

66319
WILSON, Frances
HOW TO SURVIVE THE TITANIC - The Sinking of J. Bruce Ismay

New York. 2011. Harper. 1st US edition. (XVI), 328, (1) PP with b/w illustrations (1 map, ephemera, newspaper cuttings, telegram, cartoon , photos ...), plus 32 pages with 50 b/w illustrations. Eps: reproduction of the original First Class Passenger List. Hard cover, dj. Front endpaper misbound (upside down). Front part of dust jacket slightly rubbed. Near fine. 23.5 x 16. 9780062094544
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$20

15615
WITHEY, Lynne
VOYAGES OF DISCOVERY, Captain Cook and the Exploration of the Pacific

New York. 1987. Wm. Morrow. 1st Ed. 512 PP with 36 b/w illust. in text. Eps: Mappemonde with Voyages of Captain James Cook. Hard cover, gilt title on cloth spine, dj. Slight ageing of paper and occasional foxing. Near fine. 24.2 x 16. 0688051154
Account of the last great age of European sea exploration, making use of the fragments of oral traditions, collected by early missionaries and anthropologists as well as the discoverers' notes.
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$15

66204
WOODHEAD, JOCM K. R. (editor)
SHIPS AND AIRCRAFT OF THE UNITED STATES PACIFIC FLEET

San Francisco. c. 1970. Public Affairs Office, CIC U.S. Pacific Fleet. 44, PP with 1 map and over 100 b/w photos edited by PH1 C. R. Begy USN. Inside front cover: Map of the Pacific Ocean. Pictorial soft cover is a little soiled/ruffled. Very good. Oblong: 20.2 x 26.5.
Contains a 4 page "Glossary of Common Naval Terms".
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$15

31549
WOODMAN, Richard
THE VICTORY OF SEAPOWER - Winning the Napoleonic War 1806-1814

London. 1998. Chatham. 1st Ed., in the Chatham Pictorial Histories series. 192 PP with 300 b/w illust. Title spread: Return of the Bourbon King Louis XVIII to France aboard the British royal yacht Royal Sovereign, 24 April 1814. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 29.6 x 25. 1861760388
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$20

66853
WORLD SHIP SOCIETY
MONTHLY BULLETIN of the WORLD SHIP SOCIETY - Queensland Branch: Volume 1

Brisbane. 1969. W.S.S. - Qld Branch Volume 1 - No. 1 (January 1969) to No. 12 (December 1969). Edited by A.E. SMITH. 12 issues for a total of 132 pages (roneotyped), with b/w illustrations. Staples removed. Ageing / foxing of paper. Very good. 33.5 x 20.5.
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$25

66854
WORLD SHIP SOCIETY
QUEENSLAND MONTHLY BULLETIN of the WORLD SHIP SOCIETY: Volume 2

Brisbane. 1970. W.S.S. - Qld Branch. Volume 2 - No. 1 (January 1970) to No. 12 (December 1970). Edited by W.F. Foote. 12 issues for a total of 140 pages (roneotyped), with b/w illustrations. Staples removed. Ageing / foxing of paper. Very good. 33.5 x 20.5.
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$25

49233
WRIGHT, Arnold
EARLY ENGLISH ADVENTURERS IN THE EAST

London. 1917. Andrew Melrose. 2nd edition in November 1917 of the April 1917 original. 331 PP. Cloth cover with light wear around edges (small bumps), title on front cover and spine. Faint foxing. A near fine copy. 22 x 15.
Dawn of Empire: Drake's, Cavendish... Eastern Trade... India, Bengal...
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$30

66628
WRIGHT, Wilson W. & PARRISH, Darla (editor)
MAHOGANY MEMORIES ... History of Chris-Craft

Nashville, Tennessee. 2005. Chris-Craft Antique Boats Club / Turner Publishing Company. 1st Ed. Foreword by Chris J. Smith. 144 PP with b/w and colour photos. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. Scarce. 31 x 24. 1563119811
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$200

34926
YOUNGER, R. M. (editor)
AUSTRALIA! AUSTRALIA!, A Pictorial History - Volume 2: MARCH TO NATIONHOOD

Adelaide. 1977. Rigby. 1st Ed. 296 PP with b/w and colour illust. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 32 x 24.2. 0727002430
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$15