33795
ALLAN, Harriet B.
THE ENDEAVOUR

Auckland. 1995. Random House. 1st Ed. 32 PP with 2 maps, 3 plans, 6 b/w and 29 colour illust. Pictorial card cover. Previous owner's name on title-page, o/wise fine. 29.8 x 21. 1869412893
A Collector's Souvenir.
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$10

67135
ALLAN, J. K.
THEIR IS A CANNAL

Falkirk. c. 1970. Falkirk Museums Publication. 1st Ed. 32 PP with b/w illustrations (engravings, facsimile of documents, 2 plans & 12 photos). Soft cover, pictorial front. Covers a little soiled, o/wise near fine. 21 x 14.7. 0950225053
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$10

38793
ALLEN, Thomas B., CLIFTON BERRY, F., & POLMAR, Norman
CNN WAR IN THE GULF

Atlanta. 1991. Turner Publishing, Inc. 1st paperback edition. 240 PP with colour illustrations (maps, plans and photos). Pictorial card cover. Fine. 27.5 x 21.5. 1878685015
From the invasion of Kuwait, August 1990, to the Day of Victory, February 1991, and Beyond.
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$10

67463
AMALFI, Carmello & The West Australian
BRAWL OVER WHO KEEPS RARE COIN / The French First Europeans to Claim Australia (in The West Australian)

Perth. 1998. THe West Australian / The Australian. Articles pulled out from "The West Australian", "The Australian" published in January 1998. 4 pages and other related newspaper clippings with 1 sketch map, 2 colour and 8 b/w photos. Articles pasted down on card paper. Fine. 44 x 31.
Aftermath of the call of Saint Alloüarn, and his "Gros Ventre" at Dirk Hartog Island in April 1772.
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$20

45722
AMATEUR YACHT RESEARCH SOCIETY
RETIREMENT YACHTS AND POLARS - AYRS Publication No.70

London. c. 1969. Amateur Yacht Research Society. Edited by John Morwood. 109 PP with 40 b/w photos and 30 figures. Illustrated soft cover (Kinnegoe on Lough Erne). Near fine. 22.2 x 14.2.
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$15

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

Melbourne. 1989. Ibex. Reprint of the 1891 original. 224 PP with 8 b/w illustrations. Fp: The Eamont, topsail schooner. Hard cover, simile leather, gilt title on front cover and spine. Faint foxing. Fine. 19.2 x 13.3.
The author's trip on a topsail schooner between China/Taiwan and Japan, prior to the opening of this latter country to the civilized world.
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$20

15888
APPLETON, Thomas E.
USQUE AD MARE, A History of the Canadian Coast Guard and Marine Services

Ottawa. 1968. Dept. of Transport. 1st Ed. XIV, 318 PP with 110 b/w illust. in text plus several appendices. Fp: Canadian Coast Guard Ship Relay. FEP: Map of Canada showing the Marine Bases & Northern Operations Routes. REP: Plan & particulars of the triple-screw steam turbo-electric Arctic patrol icebreaker C.C.G.S. Louis S. St.-Laurent. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine (sunned). Gilt device on front cover. Ingleton bookplate on front endpaper. Faint foxing. Very good. 23.5 x 15.5.
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$20

38875
AUSTIN, Brigadier M. & CHIN, Colonel D. (Rtd)
THE AUSTRALIAN ARMY... A Brief History

Canberra. 2000. Defence Publishing Service. 3rd edition, updated from the 1987 original by the late Brigadier M. Austin. 36 PP with 10 maps in colour, and 88 b/w and colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.6 x 21. 0642952470
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$10

47655
AUSTRALASIAN INSTITUTE FOR MARITIME ARCHAEOLOGY (AIMA)
THE BULLETIN OF THE AUSTRALASIAN INSTITUTE FOR MARITIME ARCHAEOLOGY - Special Publication No.11

Fremantle. 2004. Australian National Centre of Excellence for Maritime Archaeology & AIMA / Australasian Institute for Maritime Archaeology. 1st Ed. IX, 166 PP with 30 figures (drawings, maps, plans and photos) and hundreds of b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.7 x 21. 1876465247
Laperouse and the Loss of the Astrolabe and the Boussole (1788): Reports of the 1986 and 1990 investigations of the shipwrecks at Vanikoro, Solomon Islands.
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$40

53358
AUSTRALIAN BOOK AUCTIONS
THE DAVIDSON COLLECTION - Australian and Pacific Voyages and Travels: Second Sale: Australia before Gold 1810-1850

Melbourne. 2006. Australian Book Auctions. 1st Ed. No pagination, 396 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (2 of the plates are folded). Pictorial soft cover. Bookplate of Rodney Davidson on inside front cover. Fine. 26.8 x 21.
202 items offered on 27th February 2006.
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$35

66495
AUSTRALIAN HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION
11th Biennal National Conference : CROSSING BOUNDARIES

Brisbane. 2002. Australian Historical Association. June 2002 edition. 28 PP (recto only) and 76 PP (recto and verso). Soft cover, illustrated front, spiral bound. Fine. 29.7 x 21.
Conference held at Brisbane: 3-7 July 2002. Program: 14 pages. Who's Where at the Conference: 9 pages . Abstracts of 190 papers presented: 76 pages.
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$30

48969
AUSTRALIAN WAR MEMORIAL
JUNGLE WARFARE, with The Australian Army in the South-West Pacific

Canberra. 1944. The Australian Military Forces / Australian War Memorial. 1st Ed. Foreword by General Blaney. 208 PP with 6 maps in colour, drawings, 46 b/w photos, 12 b/w and 18 colour plates. Fp (in colour): Through the Rain Forest. Eps : Illustrated. Cloth cover, title on front cover and spine. Covers slightly marked. Ageing of paper and foxing, o/wise very good. 28 x 22.
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$10

59095
BANKS, Sir Joseph
SIR JOSEPH BANKS 1743 - 1820. An Exhibition to Commemorate the Father of Australia

Sydney. 1979. Dixson Gallery / State Library of New South Wales. 1st Ed. 23 PP (typescript) with 1 b/w illustration. Stapled illustrated card covers. Foxing spots on covers and some pages. Very good. Foolscap format: 31.7 x 21.
Exhibition (January - June 1979) accompanying the launch of "The Sheep and Wool Correspondence of Sir Joseph Banks", by H. B. Carter.
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$15

56382
BARRETT, David H.
CRAWFORD'S MARINERS ATLAS: Port Stephens to Jervis Bay

Bathurst, NSW. 1995. Crawford House Publishing. 1st Ed. Volume 1, in the Complete Compendium of Royal Australian Navy Charts series. 84 PP with colour illustrations: 1 chart Index, around 15 figures, 7 waterways maps and 39 nautical charts. Errata slip loosely inserted. Inside front cover: Reference map. Inside back cover: Geographical Index. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 34.5 x 24.8. 1863331158
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$70

66023
BATHE, B. W.
SEVEN CENTURIES OF SEA TRAVEL - From the Crusaders to the Cruises

New York. 1973. Tudor Publishing Company. 1st US edition. 298, (1) PP with 327 b/w illustrations, and 30 colour plates tipped in. Cloth, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket with short tears at head of spine. Name of previous owner on front endpaper and at top of title page. Sellotape marks on endpapers. Occasional foxing. Internally near fine. Large format: 31.7 x 28.5. 0814805620
The development of sea travel from the 14th century to the present.
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$15

67556
BEARD, David
I CAN SAIL CIRCLES

Brisbane. 1994. Author 1st Ed. 191 PP with drawings, 2 plans, 9 maps, 17 b/w and 16 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Signed by the author on title page. Fine. 21 x 15. 0646206273
In 1990, David became the first person to sail single-handedly, non-stop around Australia (in 68 days).
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$15

49880
BEATTIE, D. L.
RELATIVE MERITS OF UNITIZED AND CONTAINERIZED CARGOES

Melbourne. 1969. IAPH / International Association of Ports and Harbors 1st Ed. 28 PP with 1 table, plus 4 folded plates.(appendices B, C, D & E). Soft cover. Near fine. 24.5 x 17.8.
Paper presented at the Sixth Biennial I. A. P. H. Conference, Melbourne, March 1969. Director, National Materials Handling Bureau.
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$10

67039
BECHT, Richard
SIR PETER BLAKE - 1948-2001 - A Pictorial Salute

Auckland. 2001. Hodder Moa Beckett Publishers Ltd. 1st Ed. Publisher note by Kevin Chapman and Foreword by Helen Clarke, Prime Minister of New Zealand. 48 PP with colour illustrations (12 portraits and 44 photos). Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 29 x 27.5. 1869589157
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$10

39842
BERQUE, Jacques
FRENCH NORTH AFRICA - The Maghrib Between Two World Wars

New York. 1967. Frederick A. Praeger. 1st US edition translated from the 1962 French original "Le Magrib entre deux guerres" by Jean Stewart. 422 PP with 1 map on double page. Cloth cover, dj. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Dust jacket is a little foxed with a few small chips, o/wise near fine. 22.2 x 14.5.
Morocco - Algeria - Tunisia.
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$10

67537
BISSET, Sir James
TRAMPS & LADIES, MY EARLY YEARS IN STEAMERS

Sydney. 1959. Angus & Robertson. 1st Ed. XVI, 315 PP, plus 16 pages of illust. Eps: Chart of North Atlantic. Fp (in colour): painting of SS Mauretania. Cloth cover, dj. Dust jacket slightly rubbed, o/wise a fine copy. 22.2 x 14.
The memoirs of Sir James Bisset in the early days of steamships with recollections of his arrival on board the SS Carpathia, at the scene of the sinking of the Titanic in 1912.
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$40

40105
BLACKMAN, Raymond
THE MODERN WORLD BOOK OF SHIPS

London. c. 1950. Sampson Low, Marston & Co. 1st Ed. 160 PP with 304 b/w illustrations (drawings, engravings, paintings and photos), plus 8 colour plates. Fp: Yachts running before the wind with spinnakers set. Title page: cartoon. Illustrated hard covers, cloth spine, dj. Dust jacket with small chips. Near fine internally. 27.2 x 21.8.
Building a liner... Cargo Liners and Cargo-Passengers... Hunting treasure... Royal Navy. Warships.
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$10

67132
BLAINEY, Geoffrey
SEA OF DANGERS: Captain Cook and his Rivals

Melbourne. 2010. Penguin Group. 1st paperback edition of the 2008 original. XI, 420 PP with 6 maps, plus 16 pages with 10 b/w and 14 colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 23.3 x 15.3. 9780143798521
1768 to 1771: quest of the great Southland by Captain Cook on the Endeavour and Jean de Surville on the St. Jean Baptiste.
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$20

42774
BLUM, Mark
BENEATH THE SEA IN 3-D

San Francisco. 1997. Chronicle Book. 1st Ed. No pagination, 94 PP with 44 stereoscopic colour plates. 3-D lenses attached inside the front cover. Pictorial laminated boards. Near fine. 23.5 x 16.5. 0811814122
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$15

56380
BOLE, A. G., DINELEY, W. O., & NICHOLLS, C. E.
THE NAVIGATION CONTROL MANUAL

London. 1987. Heinemann. 1st Ed. X, 306 PP with over 5 tables and over 90 figures. Laminated boards. Name of previous owner on front endpaper and title page, o/wise near fine. 25 x 19. 0434901652
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$20

38287
BONNEMAINS, Jacqueline (editor)
MON VOYAGE AUX TERRES AUSTRALES - Journal personnel du Commandant Baudin

Paris. 2000. Imprimerie Nationale. 1st Ed. 467, (3) PP with b/w illustrations (2 sketch-plans, 2 maps, 4 charts and 10 facsimile of original manuscript), plus 96 colour plates with 195 illustrations (6 of people, 5 of insects, 5 of animals, 98 on ocean fauna...) many relating to Australia: 3 views, 10 portraits of aborigines and 50 coastal views. Pictorial card cover. French text. Faint foxing on outside edges. Fine. 24 x 16.5. 2743303840
Journal of Nicolas Baudin kept during his voyage of discovery to Australia. Journal starting 7/8 March 1800, prior to the departure from Le Havre. Passports issued by the British Admiralty, Spain, Netherlands, Sweden, Denmark, Prussia, Portugal and USA. Call at Ile de France (Mauritius). West coast of New Holland (Australia), 27 May 1801. Leewin, 20 June 1801. Endracht, 22 July 1801. Kupang (West Timor) 22 August 1801. Sailing for D'Entrecasteaux Channel and Maria Island (Tasmania) on 13 November 1801. Journal ends on 30 December 1801 while closing on the South West corner of Western Australia.
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$140

57209
BOUDRIOT, J. & BERTI, H.
CUTTER LE CERF 1779-1780 BY THE DESIGNER DENYS

Paris. c. 1981. A.N.C.R.E. 1st Ed., in the "French Naval Archeology Collection" series. Translated from the French original by H. Bartlett Wells. Monograph of 72 PP with b/w illustrations. Fp: Map of the North Atlantic Ocean, plus 1 plate with colour schemes and 11 folded plans (1/48 scale). Items contained in a folder. Cloth cover, title on front cover and spine, dj. Fine. 32.5 x 24.5. 2903179034
Cutter used by the French Navy in the second half of the 18th Century. This cutter, built at Saint Malo in 1779 was involved in the American Revolution.
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$225

67606
BOWDEN, Tim
THE SILENCE CALLING, Australians in Antarctica 1947-97 - The ANARE Jubilee History

Sydney. 1997. Allen & Unwin. 1st edition with a foreword by Phillip G. Law. XXVII, 593 PP with b/w illust. (plans, photos) in text, plus 24 pages with 72 colour photos. Fp: Facsimile of a poem by Sir Douglas Mawson, which gave the title to this book. Hard cover, dj. Ex Library copy with library stamp on verso of title page and a renewed front endpaper. Very good. 25.8 x 18. 1864483113
Australia and her interests in its Antarctic territories since the raising of the flag at Atlas Cove on Heard Island on 26 December 1947 by the first Australian National Antarctic Research Expedition (ANARE).
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$15

66946
BOWERMASTER, Jon
DESCENDING THE DRAGON: My Journey Down the Coast of Vietnam

Washington. 2008. National Geographic Society. 1st Ed. 144 PP with b/w photos, plus 32 pages with 29 colour photos. Photography by Rob Howard. Pictorial stiff covers. Top corner of last 50 page lightly bumped. Near fine. 25.4 x 21 9781426203046
... by kayak.
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$10

64237
BRAYNARD, Frank O.
PRINT - "GORCH FOCK", Germany ("The Tall Ships", Official Op Sail '76 Portfolio)

New York. 1976. Sabine Press / Op Sail. Frameable sketch of the the Steel barque Gorch Fock. Fine. Oblong format. 28 x 35.5.
Commissioned 1954, by the German Navy.
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$5

35816
BRIDGES, R. C. & HAIR P. E. H. (editors)
COMPASSING THE VASTE GLOBE OF THE EARTH - Studies in the History of the Hakluyt Society 1846-1996

London. 1996. Hakluyt Society. 1st Ed., No. 183 in the Second Series. XI, 336, (1 erratum) PP with 29 b/w illust. Fp: Captain James Cook. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 22.3 x 14.5. 0904180441
William Desborough Cooley and the foundation of the Hakluyt Society, by R. C. Bridges. Henry Yule: India and Cathay by, R. J. Bingle... With a complete list of the Society's Publications.
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$15

62413
BRODIE, Ian
STEAMERS OF THE TAY

Catrine, Ayrshire. 2003. Stenlake Publishing. 1st Ed. 48 PP with b/w illustrations throughout. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. Oblong: 17.5 x 24. 1840332492
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$10

63066
BROGREN, Klas (editor)
The Annual Ship Presentation - DESIGNS 98 ShipPax

Halmstad, Sweden. 1998. ShipPax Information. 1998 edition. 224 PP with tables and b/w or colour illustrations (plans, profiles and photos of ships). Pictorial soft cover ("Tor Selandia"). Fine. 29.7 x 21.
Tor Line and "Tor Selandia". Port of Gothenburg. Fincantieri shipyard. Ferries: Devil Cat ... Sun Flower Ivory & Kuroshio. Cruise: Deutschland, Disney Magic ... Pacific Venus. RoRo: Bayard ... United Express.
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$30

55591
BROOKS, Kenneth F.
RUN TO LEEWARD

London. 1966. The Adventurers Club. Reprint of the 1965 original. 192 PP. Eps: Map of the Chesapeake Bay. Hard cover, gilt title on spine. Light foxing, o/wise very good. 20.3 x 13.
Two-masted schooner Albatross on the Chesapeake Bay.
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$10

46638
BRUNTON, Paul (editor)
THE ENDEAVOUR JOURNAL OF JOSEPH BANKS: The Australian Journey

Sydney. 1998. Angus & Robertson in association with State Library of New South Wales. Reprint of the 1998 original. (6), 114 PP, plus 16 pages with 5 b/w & 15 colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 24 x 17.5. 0207197369
Joseph Banks' account of the voyage of Endeavour along Australia's East Coast.
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$15

67684
BUICK, T. Lindsay
THE FRENCH AT AKAROA - An Adventure in Colonization

Wellington. 1928. New Zealand Book Depot. 1st Ed. XVI, 420, (2 adv.) PP, plus 14 b/w plates and 1 folded map in colour of Banks Peninsula at rear of book. Fp: Portrait of King Louis Philippe. Green cloth cover, gilt title on front and spine. Light shelf wear around edges and spine extremities. A little light foxing on prelims and outside of page edges, o/wise a near fine copy. 21.3 x 14.5.
The settlement of the French on the Banks Peninsula which could have led to the Cook Strait becoming the Channel (separating France from England) of the South Seas.
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$50

65746
BULBECK, Chilla
AUSTRALIAN WOMEN IN PAPUA NEW GUINEA: Colonial Passages 1920-1960

Melbourne. 1992. Cambridge University Press. 1st Ed. XII, 327 PP with 3 maps, plus 16 pages with 32 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Slight ageing of paper. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Two names in the biographical notes underlined, o/wise fine. 24.2 x 17.8. 0521412854
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$30

16228
BURTON, Robin
SAILING THE GREAT RACES

London. 1979. McGraw-Hill. 1st Ed. 160 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Hard cover, dj (repaired tears). Note at top of front endpaper. Very good. 29.5 x 23. 0070935319
The grain races, the Thames sailing barges, the round-the-world sailing races, round Britain race, America's Cup, the Sydney to Hobart ...
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$10

17661
BUSH, Captain Eric Wheler (editor)
THE FLOWERS OF THE SEA - An Anthology of Quotations, Poems and Prose

London. 1962. Allen & Unwin. 1st Ed. XXVI, 350 PP. Cloth cover, title on front cover and spine, dj (price-clipped). Discreet stamp of previous owner on front endpaper, o/wise near fine. 24 x 16.
Reference to the sea and life upon it, extracts from all forms of literature including inscriptions, letters, articles and plays.
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$45

17557
CAIN, Emily
GHOST SHIPS, Hamilton and Scourge: Historical Treasures from the War of 1812

London. 1984. Fountain Press. 1st Ed. 152 PP with b/w & colour illust. (documents, drawings, engravings, photos,..). FEP: Line drawing of the schooner Scourge. REP: Line drawings of the schooner Hamilton. Cloth cover, dj. Near fine. 27.3 x 21. 0863430902
Early schooner days on Lake Ontario. The Anglo-American war of 1812 on the lake. Foundering of Hamilton and Scourge. Discovery of the wrecks in 1975 and their photographic survey in 1982.
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$20

67136
CAMERON, A. D.
Getting to know ... THE CALEDONIAN CANAL

Edinburgh. 1977. Author. 1st Ed. 32 PP with 4 maps (1 at centrefold) and b/w illustrations (1 painting and 27 photos). Pictorial soft covers. Fine. Oblong: 14.8 x 21.
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$10

67636
CAMPBELL, P. & A.
THE WHITE FUNNEL HANDBOOK - Official Handbook of P. & A. Campbell Ltd.

Bristol. c. 1930. P. & A. Campbell. 1st Ed. 112 PP with advertising material, 15 street plans and b/w illustrations, plus 2 large folded maps in colour "Bristol Channel Services" and "South Coast Services". Pictorial soft covers. Near fine. 19 x 13.
Account of the passenger services of P & A Campbell's White Funnel steamers of the Bristol Channel and the South Coast.
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$40

19278
CANBY, Courtlandt
A HISTORY OF SHIPS AND SEAFARING

London. 1965. Leisure Arts. 2nd British edition of the 1962 original published by Erik Nitsche in Switzerland. Volume 1 in the New Illustrated Library of Science and Invention. 120 PP with 136 b/w and 33 colour illust. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, dj (repaired and protected). Faint foxing. Internally near fine. 26.8 x 17.
An account of the development of ships and their impact on history.
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$10

49475
CANNON, Michael
THE EXPLORATION OF AUSTRALIA

Sydney. 1987. Readers' Digest. 1st Ed. 304 PP with 77 maps & charts, and 476 b/w or colour illust. (paintings, photos, ...). Pictorial laminated boards. Dust jacket tipped in on endpapers. Ingleton bookplate on front endpaper. Near fine. 29.8 x 21.6. 0864380364
An authoritative reference and a stirring chronicle on the exploration of Australia: from the arrival of the aborigines to the exploration with modern technology.
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$15

39397
CARMICHAEL, A. W.
PRACTICAL SHIP PRODUCTION

New York. c.1941. McGraw-Hill. 2nd impression of the 2nd edition (original of 1919). XVI, 283 PP with 127 figures (drawings, photos, sketches). Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Fine. 23.4 x 16.
Requirements of ships: buoyancy, stability, propulsion,... Description, speed and tonnage, materials and requirements for merchant or naval vessels, construction of ships (welded, riveted & combined), shipyards..
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$20

49514
CERES
GRAIN STEVEDORES - TERMINAL OPERATORS

Chicago. c. 1980. Ceres Terminals, Inc. (10), 64 PP with conversion tables. Stiff covers, spiral bound. Very good. 15.2 x 10.5.
Tables: Metrics - Feet to meters - Grain stowage factors - Stowage factors for meals & pellets - Wheat and soybeans - Corn, rye and flax - Barley - Oats.
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$10

34901
CHARPENTIER, Henri
LA CONSTRUCTION DES NAVIRES MARCHANDS - Cours professé à l'Ecole d'Application du Génie Maritime

Paris. 1945. Dunod. 1st Ed. IV, 920 PP with 1 colour figure (No. 379) and 508 b/w figures, plus 3 large folded plates (figure 209: Stern of a twin screw passenger liner, and 388 a & 388 b : general arrangement of Normandie). Marbled endpapers. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Covers rubbed at corner, ageing of paper, foxing spots on outside edges, name of previous owner on half title page. French text. Very good.
Shipbuilding and merchant ships. A massive volume.
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$70

30540
CHESNEAU, Roger
AIRCRAFT CARRIERS OF THE WORLD, 1914 TO THE PRESENT. An Illustrated Encyclopedia

London. 1984. Arms and Armour Press. 1st Ed. 288 PP with over 400 photos and line drawings. Half title page: Pegasus launching a Beardmore W.B. III. Title spread: Hermes returning from her duties in the South Atlantic, 19 October 1982. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing, o/wise near fine. 25.4 x 25. 085368636X
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$25

16018
CILENTO, Sir Raphael
CAPTAIN WALKER'S MARATHON

Brisbane. 1986. Boolarong. 1st Ed. XVI, 143 PP with 2 family trees, 3 maps and b/w illustrations (1 drawing and 11 photos). Laminated pictorial boards. Dedicatory note to previous owner on half-title page, o/wise fine. 24 x 15.8. 1862520509
Wreck on Cato Reef of the Barque Thomas King in 1852 and the establishment of the Walker family in Australia.
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$10

30918
CLARKSON, H. & CO. LTD
THE CLARKSON CHRONICLE 1852-1952

London. 1952. H. Clarkson & Co. Ltd. 1st Ed. 116 PP with 18 head pieces, 1 sketch-plan of a ship, facsimiles of documents and b/w illust. (paintings & photos). Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Signature on FFEP, o/wise fine. 23.5 x 15.5.
One hundred years of shipowning, ship brokering and insurance.
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$15

54366
CLASSIC BOAT
CLASSIC BOAT MAGAZINE - 1988, Nos. 5 to 10

Falmouth. 1988. Classic Boat / Benn Consumer Publications. Bimonthly publication. Second year of publication with 6 issues. No. 5, Jan/Feb 1988 to No. 10, November/December 1988. A total of 784 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Original pictorial soft covers (image shows cover of Jan/Feb 1988). Near fine set. Scarce. 29.5 x 22.5.
Nos. 5 & 6: Fifty Years of the Gaff Cutter, by John Leather. No. 7: 3 articles on Colin Archer, by John Leather, ... No. 8: Square Sails on the Humber, by Alex McMullen. No. 10: The story of Corsair, by Alan Dunn. Douarnenez, '88. ...
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$60

54369
CLASSIC BOAT
CLASSIC BOAT MAGAZINE - 1991, Nos. 31 to 42

Falmouth. 1991. Classic Boat / Burleigh Magazines Ltd. Monthly publication. Fifth year of publication with 12 issues. No. 31, January 1991 to No. 42, December 1991. A total of 1488 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Original pictorial soft covers (image shows cover of Jan 1991). A near fine set. 29.5 x 22.5.
No. 31: A traditional Polynesian Canoe (Aitutaki, Cook Islands), by Lee Carter. No. 32: Endeavour Replica built in Fremantle, by Jenny Bennett. Nos 31, 32 & 33: Charles Nicholson, by John Leather. No. 34: Building a Chitagon Samban in Burma, by Bo Colomby. No. 38: The Caique of Greece, by Nic Compton.
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$50

66706
CLASSIC BOAT
CLASSIC BOAT MAGAZINE - 1996, No. 93

Croydon. 1996. Boating Publications Ltd. No. 93, March 1996. 112 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.5 x 21.
No. 93. ... Mariette, back in the High Life, by Renato Polo & William Collier. Lost innocence: La Nioulargue. Brooke's of Lowestoft, Part I. The Pacific Halibut Schooners, by Steve Bunnell.
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$5

45320
CLEWES, Dorothy (compiler)
THE SECRET OF THE SEA - An Anthology of Underwater Exploration and Adventure

London. 1973. Heinemann. 1st Ed. 166 PP with 8 illustrations by Jeroo Roy. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price-clipped). Near fine. 24 x 16. 0434932868
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$10

51187
CLIFFORD, Robert (editor)
INCAT REVOLUTION 120

Hobart. c. 2000. Incat. 12 PP with colour illustrations (2 photos and 5 plans). Pictorial soft cover (Revolution 120). Near fine. Oblong: 21 x 29.7.
Incat Wave Piercer: 120 metres long, 1250 tonnes deadweight at 51 knots.
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$5

33793
CLUTTERBUCK, R. J.
ONE MAN'S LIST OF NAUTICAL WORDS, with a few notes on seamanship and some reminiscences of the Royal Navy

Sydney. 1999. Author. 1st Ed. 108 PP with sketches by the author and 5 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Signed by the author on title page. Fine. 29.8 x 21.
From "Afterguard" a word helping to differentiate between yacht owner and the paid skipper and crew living forward, to "Yarn" and "Yawl".
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$30

56159
COLE, Michael (editor)
International Rare Books Prices 1989: VOYAGES, TRAVEL & EXPLORATION

York. 1989. The Clique Ltd. Annual Publication. 5th titles in the IRBP series. X, 254 PP. Pictorial boards. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 21.5 x 15 0187077311X
1988 Catalogue Prices.
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$10

66714
COMPTON, Nic (editor)
CLASSIC BOAT and The BOATMAN - 1996, No. 101

Croydon. 1996. Link House Magazines Ltd. No. 101, November 1996. 112 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.5 x 21.
No. 101 - The Album: "Falmouth Classic", by Nikos. Bounty, a Herreshoff, by Robin Lloyd. Bordeaux dark secret, by Bill McDonald, 100 Years of Alfred Mylne, Part II, by Ian Nicolson. Fifies, by Mike Smylie.
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$5

15711
COOK, James
CAPTAIN COOK IN THE SOUTH SEAS - Two Letters Written to Captain John Walker 1771 and 1775

Sydney. 1970. The Council of the Library of N.S.W. 1st Ed., No. 12 of The William Dixson Foundation publications. 24 PP with b/w illust. Pictorial card covers (front: Portrait of J. Cook, & back: HMS Resolution). Staples removed. Near fine. 27.8 x 21.5. 724099913
Facsimile edition with transcriptions of two letters dated 13th Sept. 1771 and 14th Sept. 1775.
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$5

55509
COOK, James & CLARK, John
COOK'S ENDEAVOUR JOURNAL: The Inside Story

Canberra. 2008. National Library of Australia. 1st Ed. 194, (2) PP with 19 facsimile pages of manuscript and 72 b/w or colour illustrations. Pictorial stiff cover. Fine. 18.7 x 18.4. 9780642276506
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$25

50715
COOKSON, Gillian
THE CABLE. The Wire That Changed The World

London. 2003. Tempus Publishing. 1st Ed. 160 PP with b/w illustrations (head pieces, tail pieces,2 maps, 10 engravings), plus 32 pages with 42 b/w or colour illustrations. Fp: The Great Eastern under way. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 20.5 x 13.5. 0752423665
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$10

66697
COOMBS, Anne & VARGA, Susan
BROOMETIME

Sydney. 2001. Sceptre Book. 1st Ed. X, 294 PP with b/w illustrations (1 map, 2 drawings and 32 photos), colour photos inside covers. Pictorial soft cover. Signature of previous owner on first page. Slight ageing of paper. Very good. 23.5 x 15.2. 0733609902
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$10

67658
COOPER, Anthony
HMAS BATAAN, 1952 - An Australian Warship in the Korean War

Sydney. 2010. UNSW Press. 1st Ed. XII, (2), 295, (3 publications) PP with b/w illustrations (3 maps, 1 plan, 14 headpieces and 49 photos). Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 24 x 16. 9781742231181
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$30

30338
CORLETT, Ewan
THE REVOLUTION IN MERCHANT SHIPPING 1950-1980

London. 1981. HMSO. 1st Ed., Volume 10 in The Ship series edited by Basil Greenhill. 60 PP with 35 illust. FEP: Cut-away of the Spirit of Free Enterprise. REP: Cut-away of a Barber Blue Sea- Super Carrier. Laminated pictorial boards. Faint foxing. Stamp and signature of previous owners on endpapers, o/wise near fine. Oblong: 20.5 x 21.2. 0112903185
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$10

63175
COTTER, Charles H.
THE ELEMENTS OF NAVIGATION AND NAUTICAL ASTRONOMY - A text-book for cadets

Keelung, Taiwan. 1981. Maritime Books, Tapes & Gifts Co. 1st Taiwanese edition of the 1977 original by Brown, Son & Ferguson Ltd. XVII, 437 PP with tables and figures. Errata on front endpaper. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Name of previous owner on endpapers. Four pages with underlining of text (2 to 3 lines) and 1 pencil annotation, o/wise near fine. Scarce, even in this edition. 26.5 x 19.5.
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$50

55606
CRAIG, Hardin Jr.
A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF ENCYCLOPEDIAS AND DICTIONARIES DEALING WITH MILITARY, NAVAL AND MARITIME AFFAIRS 1577-1971

Houston, Texas. 1972 (1971). Department of History, Rice University. 4th edition, revised and corrected. Foreword (May 1972) by Raemond Wilson Craig. (6), 134 PP (typescript), (XIII index). Stapled card covers, cloth spine. Ageing around edges, label of previous owner on inside front cover, o/wise near fine. 27.6 x 21.4.
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$30

66280
CRUICKSHANK, Dan
AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 TREASURES

London. 2005. Weidenfeld & Nicholson / BBC 1st Ed. 256 PP with colour illustrations throughout (1 map on double page and photos). Hard cover, dj. Fine. 27.3 x 19.5. 0297843990
A journey to some of the world's best known treasures found in over 40 countries. Great churches and temples, statues, buildings and structures of achievement, weapons, art and artefacts.
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$20

66143
CTC / CHARTER TRAVEL CLUB
CTC CRUISES - Cruise Your Cares Away: November 1993 to January 1995

Sydney. 1993. CTC Lines. July 1993 edition. Travel brochure: 36 PP with tables (itinerary and fares), cruise conditions and information, and colour illustrations (cut away of Azerbaydzhan / Kareliya, 49 sketch maps, 1 set of deck plans for Azerbaydzhan, and over 70 photos). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.7 x 21.
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$15

20639
CUYVERS, Luc
SEA POWER, A Global Journey

Annapolis. 1993. Naval Institute Press. 1st Printing. XVI, 249, (5) PP with bw & colour illust. Title page: A view from the foremast of the Portuguese naval training ship Sagres. Cloth cover, dj. Fine. 30.6 x 23.5. 1557501459
Photographic journey on the Oceans: Life on board seafaring vessels - Relationship with the sea and the fate of nations... Evolution of Navies and today's geopolotical environment...
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$10

67174
CYCLONE
SURVIVING CYCL0NES - Warnings, Preparedness and Safety

Canberra. 2002. Emergency Management Australia / Bureau of Meteorology. September 2002 edition. Folded brochure - 6 folds with colour illustrations. Folded size: 21 x 15. Full size: Oblong: 59 x 39.5.
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$5

58584
D'AMATO, Joseph (editor)
War Classics / AIRCRAFT CARRIERS, Vol. 3 No.4

New York. 1976. Modern Day Periodicals. Vol. 3, No. 4, November 1976. 70 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Ageing of paper, o/wise near fine. 27.5 x 21
The Birth of the Aircraft Carrier. The U.S.S. Langley. ...
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$5

63114
DAY, Thomas Fleming (editor)
THE RUDDER - 1897 - Volume VIII, January to December, 1897

New York. 1897. The Rudder Publishing Company. (4), 362 PP with b/w illustrations throughout (burgees, maps, drawings, plans, photos), plus 18 b/w photos/plates. Blue cloth cover, gilt device and title on front board and spine, top edge gilt. Book slightly bowed but binding tight. Blue cloth cover soiled and marked, mostly at back with some wear around edges and corners. Small stamp of previous owner on both endpapers and at top of title page. Printed on superior gloss paper with only occasional light foxing. Title page with repaired tear. Lower corner of 20 first leaves with creases (dog-eared). Pages 125 to 150 with old water marks on upper part of front margin. Internally very clean. Rare. 29.4 x 22.5.
A mine of information with articles and designs for cruising schooners, knockabouts, catboats, yawls, sketches, verses...
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$250

32399
DE FOIGNY, Gabriel
THE SOUTHERN LAND, KNOWN

Syracuse, N.Y. 1993. Syracuse University Press. 1st Ed., in the Utopianism and Communitarianism series. Translated from the French original Terre Australe Connue, and edited by David Fausett. L, (2), 152, (2 adv.) PP with 2 maps. Fp: Title page of original edition (Geneva, 1676). Cloth cover, dj. Faint foxing. Near fine. 22.4 x 14.2. 0815625715
Imaginary voyage.
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$15

33533
DE RUDDER, Catherine
FOCUS ON FIJI

Suva. 1973. Investment Management Service Ltd. 1st Ed. 176 PP with 18 b/w and 228 colour photos by Christian De Rudder. FEP: Map of the Pacific with Fiji. REP: Map of Fiji and Tonga. Hard cover, simile leather, gilt title on spine, dj. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Near fine. 31 x 23.5.
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$15

16441
DEACON, G. E. R. (editor)
OCEANS - An Atlas-History of Man's Exploration of the Deep

London. 1962. Paul Hamlyn. 1st Ed. 297 PP with b/w & colour illust. (maps, plans, photos,..). illustrated title-page. Eps: Shells. Hard cover, dj. Very good. 28.5 x 21.5.
Contains contributions by distinguished authorities including: Men against the Sea by Edward Shackleton, Life in the Sea by Maurice Burton, Sunken Cities and Forgotten Wrecks by H.C. Flemming... Oceanography (currents, food chain, ..)
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$15

60627
DENHOLM, Matthew / AUSTIN, Steve
MACQUARIE ISLAND - COLD WAR: The Battle to save Australia's wildest outpost / The MUTTS that saved Macquarie (in The Weekend Australian Magazine)

Sydney. 2011 & 2016. The Australian. Two issues - September 17-18, 2011: Pages 16 to 21 with 7 colour photos by Chris Crerar. February 20-21, 2016: pages 18 to 21 with 4 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 31 x 25.5 / 27.5 x 23.
Battle raging against rabbits and rats, for the ecological future of Macquarie Island.
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$10

67343
DENIS FRERES
DESSERT PLATE

Paris. 1970s. Compagnie de Navigation Denis Frères S.A. Chinaware dessert plate with House Flag on edge and with underneath the caption."Porcelaine Véritable". Four fine cracks at centre of plate. Very good. Diameter: 17.5 cms.
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$20

67682
DICK, H. W. & KENTWELL, S. A.
BEANCAKER TO BOXBOAT - Steamship Companies in Chinese Waters

Canberra. 1988. Nautical Association of Australia. 1st Ed. XIV, 330 PP, plus 56 pages with 116 b/w photos of ships. Fp: Hong Kong Harbour, 1897. Hard cover, book in fine condition, dust jacket has sunned spine and a few very small chips. 25.6 x 19.2. 0959907939
From Jardine, Matheson & John Swire, to C.Y. Tung.
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$75

41052
DILLON, Patrick
LOST AT SEA - An American Tragedy

New York. 1998. The Dial Press. 1st Ed. (16), 267 PP with 2 plans. Eps: Map with detail of the Bering Sea and the Aleutian Islands. Hard cover, dj. Signed by the author on title page, "Autographed Copy" sticker on front of dust jacket. Foxing spots on outside edges. Fine. 24.2 x 16.2. 0385314213
Sinking of Americus and Altair, two crabbing vessels off Unalaska Island in February 1983. 14 dead. Investigation...
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$15

51523
DOMVILLE-FIFE, Charles W. (editor)
THE SEAGOER - An Illustrated Quarterly of the Sea, Land and Air - Volume XXII, No.1-4

Bristol. 1956, 1957. Seagoer Publishing Co. Ltd. No. 1 (Autumn 1956) to No. 4 (Summer 1957). No. 1: 52 PP with 31 b/w and duotone photos. No. 2: 50 PP with 28 b/w and duotone photos. No. 3: 50 PP with 34 b/w and duotone photos. No. 4: 50 PP with 1 map, 36 b/w and duotone photos. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 19.7 x 13.5.
No.1: Sea Breed on the three-masted barque Curlew, by Boyd Cable. A Passenger-Captain: 1873 crossing of barque Springbok between Darwin, Somerset and Cardwell, by D. D. Daly. No. 2: Tales of the sea, by Bernard Magee. The Land of Not-Quite: a thrilling account of life in the Australian North, by Geoff Waye. No. 3: Memories of a tall ship: full-rigged ship Thomasina MacLellan, by Captain T. B. Jellicoe. A daughter of Sail, the story of Elizabeth Wayth. No. 4: The fight of the Cedarbank, by Frank Bowen.
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$30

17700
DUNMORE, John
PACIFIC EXPLORER, The Life of Jean-François de La Pérouse 1741-1788

Palmerston North, NZ. 1985. Dunmore Press. 1st Ed. 318 PP with 1 genealogical tree, 8 maps and 26 bw illust. Title spread: La Pérouse's ship anchored at Maui, Hawaii. FEP: Portrait of La Pérouse. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 22.8 x 16. 0864690487
Biography of La Pérouse, family background, years in the Indian Ocean, campaigns against the Royal Navy, his two-and-half years expedition to the Pacific between 1785 and 1788.
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$15

36767
DURBIDGE, Ellie & COVACEVICH, Jeanette
NORTH STRADBROKE ISLAND

Brisbane. 1981. Stradbroke Island Management Organisation. 1st Ed. 168 PP with 35 figures and 142 b/w photos. Fp: Sand dunes, Main Beach. Pictorial soft cover rubbed with a few creases and a repaired tear, o/wise very good. 24 x 17.5. 0959398309
Natural environment: Flora and Fauna. Social environment: Aborigines, White settlement, shipwrecks, industries.
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$10

16306
EGLINTON, Edmund
THE LAST OF THE SAILING COASTERS - Reminiscences and observations of the days in the Severn trows, coasting ketches and schooners

London. 1982. National Maritime Museum / HMSO. 1st Ed. VIII, 131 PP with 1 map, plus 16 pages with 20 b/w plates. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Slight ageing of paper, occasional foxing and an old tape mark on front endpaper, o/wise very good. 22.2 x 14.2. 0112903363
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$10

48333
EMANUEL, Cedric
THE ROCKS, Sydney 's Most Historic Area

Sydney. 1979. Cassell Australia. Reprint of the 1974 original. No pagination, 64 PP with drawings by the author. Half title page: Argyle Place in the Early Days. Fp: Bust of Captain Arthur Phillip. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. Oblong: 21.6 x 26.2. 07269266655
Agar Steps. Argyle Place and Garrison Church. Argyle Place and Lower Fort Street. The Steps at Dawe's Point. Argyle Cut. Garrison Church and Argyle Cut.
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$10

42941
ESTENSEN, Miriam
THE LIFE OF MATTHEW FLINDERS

Sydney. 2002. Allen & Unwin. 1st Ed. XXII, 538 PP with 5 maps and 19 b/w illustrations, plus 8 pages with 15 colour plates. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 23.7 x 16. 1865085154
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$30

18431
FAGAN, Jim, JOY, William & DEILEY, Russell
CAPTAIN COOK - His Artists - His Voyages

Sydney. 1970. Daily Telegraph. Edited by Jim Fagan. 64 PP with 3 sketch maps at head of chapters, 28 b/w and 50 colour illustrations. Cloth cover, dj. A few foxing spots, o/wise near fine. Oblong: 21 x 27.2.
The Daily Telegraph Portfolio of original works by artists who sailed with Captain Cook.
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$10

18562
FAITH, Nicholas
CLASSIC SHIPS, Romance and Reality

London. 1995. Boxtree. 1st Ed. 144 PP with bw and col. illust. Half-title page: Brunel's Great Britain on her maiden voyage. Title-page: Tug boats. Hard cover, dj. Fine. Oblong: 24.5 x 28.7. 075221022X
Men o'war, great liners, working boats...
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$10

66168
FARWELL, Byron
PRISONERS OF THE MAHDI

New York. 1967. Harper & Row. 1st US edition. Foreword by Les Courtils. XXII, 356 PP with 1 map with location map and 2 engravings, plus 12 pages with 23 b/w photos. Cloth cover, gilt title on a sunned spine. Ex library copy with few stamps on endpapers, title page and outside edges, and library pocket on rear endpaper. Occasional foxing. Very good reading copy. 21.7 x 14.5.
The story of the Mahdist Revolt which frustrated Queen Victoria's designs on the Sudan, humbled Egypt, and led to the fall of Khartoum, the death of Gordon, and Kitchener's victory at Omdurman fourteen years later.
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$10

43992
FAYLE, C. Ernest
A SHORT HISTORY OF THE WORLD'S SHIPPING INDUSTRY

London. 1934. George Allen & Unwin. 2nd impression of the 1933 original. 320 PP with tables, plus 8 b/w plates. Fp: Seventeenth-century Dutch merchantmen. Cloth cover, dj. Small piece of the back of the dust jacket is missing. Faint foxing outside edges, o/wise near fine. 22.2 x 14.5.
Comprehensive one-volume history of the shipping industry.
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$20

67689
FERRAO, Cristina & SOARES, Jose Paulo Monteiro (editors)
THEATRUM RERUM NATURALIUM BRASILIAE: BRASIL-HOLANDES, DUTCH-BRAZIL (in two volumes)

Rio de Janeiro. 1993. Editora Index. 1st Facsimile reprint of the 1660 original, with drawings and paintings of Albert Eckhout. Volume I: 191 PP with 2 b/w illustrations, 70 colour plates "Aquatilium" and 111 colour plates "Volatilium". Volume II: 253, (3) PP with 73 colour plates "Animalium" and 172 colour plates "Vegetabilium". Laminated pictorial boards, contained in a pictorial laminated slipcase. Fine condition. Plate captions in Latin. 24 x 16.5. 8570830386
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$100

20273
FILDES, Bob
OCEAN LINERS 1984

Sydney. 1984. Searail Productions. 1st Ed. 200 PP (in typescript) with 75 b/w photos. Fp: Cruising vessels Royal Viking Star and Leonid Sobinov. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 29.7 x 21.
A world-wide guide to the shipowners who operate regular or advertised Liner services on deep sea routes (passenger and cruising ships, container ships, ro-ro ships, cargo liners).
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$10

42205
FINDEN, William and Edward
VIEWS OF PORTS AND HARBOURS, Watering Places, Fishing Villages, and other Picturesque Objects on the English Coast

London. 1974. EP Publishing Limited. Reprint of the 1838 original Finden's Ports and Harbours of Great Britain. (2), 162 PP, plus 49 b/w plates. Half-title page: Tynemouth Priory and Lighthouse, Northumberland, by G. Balmer. Fp: Brighton, Sussex, by T. Creswick. Hard cover, dj. Signature of previous owner on front endpaper. Faint foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 26.2 x 18.2. 085409976X
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$70

65614
FINDLAY, Alexander G.
A SAILING DIRECTORY FOR THE ETHIOPIC or SOUTH ATLANTIC OCEAN including the Coasts of South America and Africa

London. 1883. R. H. Laurie. 9th edition. XII, 865 PP with tables, 2 sketch maps and 22 coastal views, plus 6 1/2 of the 15 plates called for. Original covers, in a poor condition. Lacking plates 1, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 12 & 13. Folded plate No.2 torn at fold, hence showing only part of the tradewinds pattern, down to 20 South. Poor condition, ageing of paper and occasional foxing spots. Copy in need of serious rebacking. Sold as is. 25.5 x 16.5.
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$50

59093
FINKEL, George
CAPTAIN JAMES COOK PORTFOLIO / JAMES COOK, The First Voyage, 1768-1771

Sydney. 1970. The Sun-Herald & Shoalhaven Paper Mill / The Wiggins Teape Australia Group. Decorated folder containing booklet of 32 PP with b/w or colour illustrations, folded ship's plan with 2 inserts, folded map of Tahiti with 2 inserts and one folded French map of the world with 3 inserts. Letter / Acknowledgment Form by editor of Sun-Herald, loosely inserted. Near fine. Format - folder: 37 x 23.5. & booklet: 29.7 x 22.
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$20

60157
FITZSIMONS, Peter
BATAVIA - Betrayal. Shipwreck. Murder. Sexual Slavery. Courage. A Spine-Chilling Chapter in Australian History

Sydney. 2011. William Heinemann. 1st Ed. XXII, 490 PP with 8 b/w illustrations (1 diagram of Batavia and 7 maps), plus 16 pages with 37 illustrations (9 b/w and 28 colour). Eps: Map with route of the Batavia. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24 x 15.8 9781864710403
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$30

67553
FLANNERY, Tim (editor)
THE EXPLORERS

Melbourne. 1998. Text Publishing. 1st Ed. (14), 386 PP with 1 map on double page, and small location maps Pictorial soft cover. Covers with creases. Ageing and foxing of paper. Very good reading copy. 23.3 x 12.8. 1875847723
64 explorers: Tasman in 1642, Dampier in 1688, Cook in 1770, Phillip in 1788... François Péron in 1802... to Dr. W.J. Peasley in 1977.
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$10

16059
FLEXNER, James Thomas
STEAMBOATS COME TRUE, American Inventors in Action

Boston. 1978. Little, Brown & Co. Newly illustrated edition of the 1944 original. XXII, (2), 406 PP with vignettes in text, plus 32 pages with 30 b/w illust. Fp. & Eps. Cloth cover, decorated front cover, dj (price clipped). Brief note to previous owner on half title page. Rear endpaper with a small rubbed patch, o/wise near fine. 24 x 16. 0316286087
The first American invention of world shattering importance - the steamboat.
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$10

52706
FORD, J. W. W.
A SEAMAN'S GUIDE TO THE RULE OF THE ROAD

Bristol. 1976. Educational Systems Limited. 2nd impression of the new zdition of 1975. Foreword by Admiral Sir Edward Ashmore. XVI, 384, 64 PP with b/w or colour illustrations. Illustrated soft cover. Foxing spots on outside edges. Name of previous owner on half-title page. Very good. Oblong: 11.7 x 18.5.
A programmed text on the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea, 1972.
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$10

34028
FORSTER, Honore
FILLING IN THE GAPS - Some lesser-Known Pacific Explorers (in National Library of Australia News - Vol IX, No. 9, June 1999)

Canberra. 1999. National Library of Australia. Volume IX, No. 9, issue June 1999. Includes article P. 7 to 10 with 2 colour and 5 b/w illust. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.8 x 20.7.
Captain Wilson and Pelew Island. Don Francisco Antonio Mourelle de la Rua and the Hermit Group near New Ireland, the Haapai Group in Tonga...
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$5

15785
FORSYTH, W. D.
CAPTAIN COOK'S LANDFALLS - Eye-witness Accounts by members of the ship's company of HMS "Endeavour" 1770

Canberra. 1974. Roebuck. 2nd Printing of the 1970 original. VI, 26 PP with 10 b/w sketches. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 24.7 x 17.5. 0950085707
Accounts extracted for visitors to the East Coast of Australia.
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$5

57982
FOSTER, John
AE1 ENTOMBED BUT NOT FORGOTTEN

Loftus, NSW. 2006. Australian Military History Publications. 1st Ed. XX, 122 PP with b/w illustrations throughout. Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. 25.5 x 18. 187643953X
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$40

67533
FRAME, Tom
WHERE FATE CALLS, THE HMAS VOYAGER TRAGEDY

Sydney. 1992. Hodder & Stoughton. 1st Ed. XXIX, 447 PP with 32 figures, plus 16 pages with 23 b/w photos. A 3 pages (4 to 6) article from the June 1992 issue of the Magazine of the Royal Australian Historical Society, loosely inserted. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing, o/wise near fine. 24.2 x 15.2. 0340549688
The collision on the night of 10th Feb. 1964 between the destroyer Voyager and the aircraft carrier Melbourne with the death of 82 men. Australia's worst peacetime naval disaster & the sequel of two controversial investigations lasting 4 years.
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$20

66713
FRANK, Stuart M.
THE KWM NEWSLETTER - The Quarterly Newsletter of the Kendall Whaling Museum - Vol 12, No. 3

Sharon, Massachusetts. 1994 . The Kendall Whaling Museum. Newsletter: Vol. 12, No. 3, Fall 1994.. 8 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 25.5 x 20.5.
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$5

20740
FROST, Alan
VOYAGE OF THE ENDEAVOUR, Captain Cook and the Discovery of the Pacific

Sydney. 1998. Allen & Unwin. 1st Ed. XXVIII, 140 PP with 12 head pieces, 13 charts & maps, and 11 bw illust., plus 4 pages with 7 colour illust. Pictorial soft cover. Foxing spots on outside edges. Fine. 23 x 15.2. 1864481889
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$10

53001
GEARING, John S. & COCHRANE, Maurice B. (editors)
THE BIG SWIM: 25 Miles across Australia's Port Phillip Bay (in BP Shield)

London. 1968. The British Petroleum Company Limited. March 1968 issue. 36 PP. Contains article P. 23 to 25 with 1 map and 4 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover (creases). Very good. 29.2 x 22.7.
January 1968 swim of former Australian Olympic Games representative Linda McGill, and Michael Kennedy.
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$10

32135
GERLACH, A. J. A.
NEERLANDS HELDENFEITEN IN OOST-INDIË, Bewerkt Naar Les Fastes Militaires des Indes Orientales. (Three volumes bound in one)

The Hague. 1876. Joh Ijkema. 1st Ed. Volume I: (4), 395, 34 PP, plus 2 plates. Volume II: (4), 322, 48 PP, plus 1 plate. Volume III: (4), 302, 48 PP, plus 2 plates. Four large folded maps at the end of book. Half bound, raised bands, gilt title on spine. Some foxing. Near fine. Dutch text. 24.6 x 16.2.
Military events and feats by Netherland troops (V.O.C. or National) in their East Indies (Indonesia).
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$150

67571
GIBBS, Jim
TWILIGHT ON THE LIGHTHOUSES

Atglen, Pa. 1996. Schiffer. 1st Ed. 152 PP with 4 sketch-maps, b/w & colour illust. (drawings, engraving, photos & plans). Decorated endpapers. Cloth cover, dj. Title page with a dedicatory note on its recto signed by the author, and a note on its verso. Faint foxing, o/wise near fine. 28.7 x 22. 088740930X
History of the sentinels of the sea from California to British Columbia, at a time when the jobs of the lighthouse keepers are being phased out.
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$35

32288
GIFFARD, Ann (editor)
TOWARDS QUEBEC - Two mid-19th century emigrants' journals

London. 1981. H.M.S.O. 1st Ed., in the Recollections series published by the National Maritime Museum. VIII, 72 PP with facsimile of an advertisement and 2 maps, plus 16 pages with 30 b/w illust. Hard cover, dj. Spine of dust jacket lightly sunned. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 22.2 x 14.2. 0112903355
William Fulford on the barque Civility, Spring 1848. William Gliddon on the full-rigged ship Ocean Queen, spring 1855.
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$10

67538
GILLETT, Ross & GRAHAM, Colin
WARSHIPS OF AUSTRALIA

Adelaide. 1977. Rigby. 1st Ed., with a foreword by Vice-Admiral Sir John Collins. 296 PP with b/w photos, plus 48 pages with 70 colour illustrations by Colin Graham. Title spread: HMAS Vendetta & Vampire. Hard cover, dj. Signed by co-author and illustrator Colin Graham, on half title page. Fine. 28 x 24.5. 0727004727
Description of every warship commissioned for the defence of Australia: First Fleet, Colonial navies, then Royal Australian Navy, the Fleet Air Arm...
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$100

67468
GLASCOCK, William Nugent / An Officer
NAVAL SKETCH-BOOK: or, The Service Afloat and Ashore; with characteristic reminiscences, fragments and opinions, by An Officer (Volume I)

Philadelphia. 1835. E.L. Carey. Volume I (only): (IV), XV-XXIII, 24-212 PP. Papered boards, cloth spine with paper label for title "The Naval Sketch-Book, in two volumes - Vol I" pasted down on spine. Covers lightly soiled and rubbed. Ageing of paper and light foxing. Very good. 20.7 x 12.2.
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$40

67529
GOLDSMITH, A.J., HIGGINS, G., PORTUS A.B., HODGEN, S.
Report of the Board of Inquiry on The LINDON BATES DREDGES "SAMSON" AND "HERCULES", recently acquired by the Government of this State

Brisbane. 1902. Houses of Parliament. C.A 11-1902. Printed 4th November 1902. XLII, 231 PP with tables and folded plates (1 map in colour, 1 plan, 6 general plans, and 6 b/w photographic plates), plus 1 large folded "Longitudinal Section from Hamilton Reach to No. 6 Beacon; Bar Cutting". Rusty staples removed. Very good. 33 x 21.
Report: XXI-XLII. Evidence: 1-139. Appendices 140-231.
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$50

14336
GRAVES, Charles
THE THIN RED LINES

London. ND, 1950? Standard Art Book. 1st Ed. 183 PP plus 26 pages with 33 b/w photos. Fp: The Blue Train (water colour). Eps: The two 24 hour clocks (Northern & Southern hemispheres) in the court room at Electra House. Cloth cover,dj. A few chips and marks on dust jacket, o/wise a very good clean copy. 22.2 x 15.
The achievements of the Telcom personnel who, during WWII, maintained the telecommunication services linking the British Empire by 155,000 miles of cable & 200,000 miles of wireless network. Cable ships during the War.
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$20

45701
GREENHILL, Basil
JAMES COOK - THE OPENING OF THE PACIFIC

London. 1980. National Maritime Museum / H.M.S.O. 3rd impression of the 1970 original. 32 PP with b/w illust. Fp: Capt. James Cook, RN; FRS, painting by Nathaniel Dance. Inside back cover: A draught plan & section of the Britannia Otehite War Canoe. Pictorial card cover. Very good. Oblong: 21.5 x 27.5.
James Cook, the man and his discoveries, published at the time of the Bicentennial.
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$5

20027
GRENFELL PRICE, A. (editor)
THE EXPLORATIONS OF CAPTAIN JAMES COOK IN THE PACIFIC, As told by Selections of his own Journals 1768-1779

Melbourne. 1958. Georgian House. 1st Australian edition, limited to 2000 copies. XVII, 292 PP with illustrations. & decorative lunettes by Geoffrey C. Ingleton. Fp (in colour): Captain Cook, on a plaque by Flaxman for Wedgwood, 1784. Eps: Chart of the Pacific Ocean. Cloth cover, imitation tapa, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). Pieces missing at top of a lightly rubbed dust jacket, foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise very good. 27.4 x 19.5.
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$10

50539
GRESHAM, John & WESTWELL, Ian
SEAPOWER

New York. 2005. Chartwell Books. 1st Ed. 256 PP with 1b/w and 315 colour photos. Half title page: USS Dwight D. Eisenhower at sea. Fp: USS Dwight D. Eisenhower at Mayport, Florida. Laminated pictorial boards. Fine. Oblong: 30.5 x 43. 0785817921
The US Navy.
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$10

67557
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 2 charts (1 on double page) and 17 headpieces (FitzRoy Barometer), plus 8 pages with 17 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Occasional foxing. Very good. 23.5 x 16. 0755312902
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$15

67303
GRUBE, F. & RICHTER, G. (Editors)
THE BIG BOOK OF SAILING - the Sailors, the Ships and the Sea

New York. 1979. Barron's. 1st English edition. 309 PP with b/w & colour illustrations. Hard cover. Ex library copy with gilt stamp of "Xavier College" in blind on front cover, and stamps on outside edges, endpapers and title page. Internally near fine. Large format: 34 x 26.5. 0812053249
One of the last arenas of adventure left: the sea... Inncludes section on the Big Races on the High Seas, Admiral's Cup, The Lonely Men and the Sea,Sailing to Hell and Back ...
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$10

42398
GUNN, A. S.
AUSTRALIA 1788 - A mine of botanical novelty

Liverpool. 1987. National Museums & Galleries on Merseyside. 1st Ed. 36 PP with 1 sketch map, 1 map, 9 b/w and 18 colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 30 x 23. 0906367271
Exhibition for Australian Bicentenary, Liverpool Museum.
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$10

18917
GWYN, Julian
THE ROYAL NAVY AND NORTH AMERICA: The Warren Papers, 1736-1752

Greenwich. 1973. Navy Records Society. 1st Ed. Publications of the Navy Records Society, Volume 118. XLV, (1 errata), 463 PP with 2 maps, plus 10 pages with 8 b/w plates. Fp: Sir Peter Warren, K.B., Vice-Admiral of the Red. Navy blue buckram, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 23.2 x 15.5.
War with France in Canada. Siege and occupation of the French fortress of Louisbourg, conquest of Canada...
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$10

15738
GWYTHER, John
FIRST VOYAGE, Being the Full and Authentic Story of the Great Discoveries made by Lt. James Cook, R.N. commanding H.M. Bark Endeavour in the Great South Seas in the Years 1768-1771

London. 1954. Andrew Melrose. 1st Ed. 208 PP, plus 40 pages with 44 b/w illustrations. Fp: A Maori girl. Eps: Chart Maris Pacifici. Hard cover, dj (chipped). Foxing spots on outside edges o/wise very good. 21.8 x 14.
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$15

67675
HADMAN, Ballard
AS THE SAILOR LOVES THE SEA

New York. 1951. Harper & Brothers. 1st US edition. (12), 209 PP, plus 16 pages with 13 b/w illustrations by the author. Eps: special map of the coast of Alaska with "telescoped distances". Cloth cover. Faint foxing. Very good clean copy. 21.5 x 14.5.
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$20

67570
HARBOURS QUEENSLAND
THE HARBOUR BOARDS ACT, 1890 - A BILL, for the better REGULATION, MANAGEMENT, and IMPROVEMENT of HARBOURS, and for other purposes relating thereto

Brisbane. 1890. Legislative Council & Legislative Assembly of Queensland. Printed 2nd July 1890. 29 PP. Soft cover, staples removed. Slight ageing of paper. Near fine. Format: 34 x 21.5.
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$15

14335
HARDY, A. C. (editor)
THE WONDERFUL STORY OF THE SEA

London. c. 1950. Odhams Press. 1st Ed. 384 PP with b/w illustrations. Cloth cover, device in blind on front cover. Spine sunned and split at hinge (repaired). Internally very good. 25 x 18.5.
From log to luxury liner: construction, propulsion, dry-docking; various & adapted types of ships: fishing, cable-laying, etc..
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$5

47834
HARRIS, David (editor)
CROFTON BEAM ENGINES. The story of Crofton Pumping Station on the Kennet and Avon Canal

Burbage, UK. 1975. The Crofton Society. 1st Ed. 24 PP with 1 map, 1 pictorial view of locks, 4 plans and 16 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21 x 14.8.
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$10

50844
HASLAM, Rear-Admiral D W (editor)
IALA MARITIME BUOYAGE SYSTEM A

Taunton. 1980. Hydrographic Department. Edition 2. NP 735. (2), 9 PP, plus 8 diagrams in colour. Soft cover. Very good. 30 x 21.
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$10

36178
HATTERSLEY, Roy
NELSON

London. 1974. Weidenfeld and Nicolson. 1st Ed. 223 PP with 100 b/w illustrations and 18 colour plates. Fp: Horatio Nelson in 1801. Title-page: Embroidered portrait of Emma Hamilton and Nelson. Eps: The Battle of Cape St.Vincent. Hard cover, dj. Old watermark on lower part of front cover, o/wise near fine. 25.5 x 18. 297766902
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$10

30689
HAWS, Duncan
SHIPS AND THE SEA - A Chronological Review

London. 1985. Chancellor Press. Reprint of the 1976 UK original. 240 PP with b/w and colour illustrations by AB Nordbok. Illustrated hard cover, dj. Fine. 30 x 27. 0907486924
Splendid story of ships and the sea, from their humble beginnings to their present-day significance.
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$15

39911
HEATON, Peter
A HISTORY OF YACHTING IN PICTURES

London. 1973. Tom Stacey. 2nd impression of the 1972 original. 159 PP with 155 b/w illustrations (4 on folded plates) & 54 colour illustrations (1 on folded plate). Title spread: Mastview of the deck of Nefertiti, American 12-metre yacht. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (closed tear). Faint foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. 31.8 x 24.2. 085468297X
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$10

67631
HENRY, Fred
SHIPS OF THE ISLE OF MAN STEAM PACKET CO. LTD.

Glasgow. 1963. Brown, Son & Ferguson. 1st Ed. 64 PP with 1 portrait, 2 maps and 24 b/w photos. Stapled pictorial soft cover. Occasional foxing, o/wise fine. 18.5 x 12.2.
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$10

67563
HERBERT, R.G.W. ...
SURVEY OF THE QUEENSLAND COAST

Brisbane. 1886. Houses of Parliament / The Admiralty. Published September 1886. 3 PP. Near fine. Format: 33 x 21.5
Correspondence (6 letters & 2 enclosures) between R.G.W. Herbert, Under Secretary of State for the Colonies, and Charles S. Dicken, S.W. Griffith, G.P. Heath, Portmaster, Evan Macgregor, the Admiralty ...
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$10

67344
HEYO JANSSEN
REEDEREI HEYO JANSSEN / Beer Mug or Tankard

Bremerhaven. c. 1975. Reederei Heyo Janssen. Glazed crockery Beer Mug with House Flag and name of shipping Line. Excellent condition. Diameter: 9.5 cms / Height: 12.7 cms.
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$15

67460
HIGGINS, Colin
HALCIONE - OUTWARD BOUND

Auckland. c. 1990. 2 colour prints of originals by Colin Higgins (details tipped-in on the verso). Fine. Oblong: 30.5 x 21.5.
Iron Barque "Halcione" alongside. Barquentine "Outward Bound", operated as a mission ship by the Melanesian Mission Society.
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$10

15485
HILL-WILLIS, Capt. C.H.
ON THEIR MAJESTIES SERVICE

Newtown, Vic. 1983. Neptune Press. 1st Ed. 249 PP with 21 b/w photos in text. Hard cover, dj has a few small chips or closed tears, o/wise a near fine copy, signed by author. 22.2 x 14.8. 0949583200
A life at sea: 30 different ships and ashore working for Majesties of kingdoms in Malaya and in Tonga.
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$15

36716
HIND, J. Anthony
BACKGROUND TO SHIP DESIGN AND SHIPBUILDING PRODUCTION

London. 1965. Temple Press. 1st Ed. XIV, 178 PP with Over 20 tables and 44 figures, plus 40 pages with 63 b/w plates. Cloth cover, dust jacket is a little rubbed with a few small chips, o/wise a fine copy. 25.4 x 19.
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$25

58648
HMSO
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, dj. Sellotape marks on endpapers. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Very good. 24.7 x 18.7.
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$10

44472
HODGSON, Godfrey
LLOYD'S OF LONDON - A Reputation at Risk

London. 1986. Penguin Books. Revised and updated edition of the 1984 original. 414 PP. Soft cover. Lower corner of covers and spine with light creases. Foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. 23.4 x 15.2. 0140056467
Lloyd's of London: the greatest centre for insurance and reinsurance in the world.
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$15

66823
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. Dust jacket with large closed tear on spine, now repaired. Signs of old water damage and dampness at lower corner close to the spine of most pages, hardly affecting text or illustrations. Fold of front endpaper starting. Lower edge of covers rubbed. Very good reading copy. 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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$50

47361
HOLM-PETERSEN, F.
UNDER SEJL I FJERNOSTLIGE FARVANDE. Sejlkibsfladen fra Abenra, Harderslev, Sonderborg samt Flensburg, Eckernforde, Kiel og Heilingenhafen, der i tiden ca. 1845 til ca. 1890 besejlde Kina-kysten og sydostasiatiske farvande, Sydafrika samt oerne i det

Norderstedt. 1975. Egon Heinemann. 1st Ed. 200 PP with 8 colour plates on full page and 102 b/w illustrations. Fp: Sonderjydsk bark braser bak for lods ved Dragor. Pictorial laminated boards. Dedicatory note on front endpaper. Near fine. Danish text. Oblong: 21.7 x 30.
Sailing ships registered in Aabenra, Haderslev..., Denmark in the Far East.
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$75

47441
HORDERN HOUSE
HORDERN HOUSE - Rare Books . Manuscripts . Paintings . Prints

Sydney. 2004. Hordern House. 1st Ed. No pagination, 80 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 27 x 21. 1875567402
Catalogue detailing 79 items with price list.
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$20

53660
HOUGH, Richard
DIE MEUTEREI AUF PANZERKREUZER POTEMKIN

Frankfurt. 1961. Bernard & Graefe Verlag für Wehrwesen. Proof copy of the German edition. Translated from the 1960 English original The Potemkin Mutiny, by Walter Grabmann. 176 PP. Soft cover. German text. Foxing, o/wise good. 20.5 x 13.8.
Two weeks of June/July 1905, on the Black Sea, a month after the battle of Tsu-Shima.
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$5

37733
HYDE, Francis E.
SHIPPING ENTERPRISE AND MANAGEMENT 1830-1939 - Harrisons of Liverpool

Liverpool. 1967. Liverpool University Press. 1st Ed. XX, 208 PP with 19 tables, plus 15 b/w plates. Fp: Portrait of Thomas Harrison (1815-1888). Cloth cover, dj (price-clipped). Fine. 23.6 x 16.
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$30

66738
INCAT
CAT-LINK V - Incat's third Blue Riband ship INCAT - Folder

Hobart. 1998. Incat Group of Companies. Incat folder containing: 1 - folded brochure "Cat-Link V - Incat's third Blue Riband ship", 4 pages with 7 colour photos. 2 - 3 large colour photos. Fine. 30.3 x 22.
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$5

42312
INEICH, Ivan & LABOUTE, Pierre
LES SERPENTS MARINS DE NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE / SEA SNAKES OF NEW CALEDONIA

Paris. 2002. IRD Editions / Muséum national d'histoire naturelle. 1st Ed., with a preface by Professor André Ménez. 302, (1) PP with 2 diagrams, 10 figures, 21 maps and 140 colour photos. Cloth cover, dj. Near fine. English and French text. 27.8 x 21.5. 2709914921 / 28
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$70

67446
INNISFAIL
INNISFAIL, QUEENSLAND - An Australian Post Office History

Innisfail. 1969. Innisfail Post Office 18 PP (recto only), plus 11 pages with b/w photos. Plastic folder with clear front cover. Slight ageing of paper. Near fine. 30 x 21.
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$10

38201
IRELAND, Bernard
HISTORY OF SHIPS

London. 1999. Hamlyn. 1st Ed. 192 PP with over 200 b/w and colour illustrations. Illustrated endpapers, half title page, and title page. Illustrated hard cover, dj. Fine. 28.5 x 24.6. 600595900
From the first dug-out canoe (c. 500 BC) to the great ocean liners and the modern warships of today.
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$10

22658
IRELAND Bernard
THE RISE AND FALL OF THE AIRCRAFT CARRIER

London. 1979. Marshall Cavendish. 1st Ed. 168 PP profusely illustrated with b/w & colour photos. Fp: HMS Courageous. FEP: HMS Furious. REP: USS Independence. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 29 x 22. 0856857114
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$10

56184
ISHERWOOD, J. H.
SEA BREEZES FAMOUS SHIPS (Nos. 15 to 18)

London. 1964. The Journal of Commerce and Shipping Telegraph Ltd. 1st Ed. 4 colour filing cards with ship profiles to scale (funnel and hull colours), technical data and history of 4 Famous Ships, contained in a folder. Few foxing spots, o/wise near fine. 25.3 x 20.3.
Lafayette - see image (1930), Santa Paula (1932), Columbia (1899) and Peninsular (1888).
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$10

36672
JACKSON, Robert
HISTORY OF THE ROYAL NAVY

London. 1999. Parragon. 1st Ed. 96 PP with b/w and colour illust. Title spread: Aircraft carrier of the Invincible class. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Fine. 30 x 23.5. 0752532197
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$10

67461
JAILLOT, Alexis Hubert
Hempel reprints of 3 Wooden Warships: GALERE - VAISSEAU DE GUERRE - VAISSEAU DE104 CANONS

Paris. c. 1990. Hempel Peintures Marine France S.A. 3 frameable reprints of the 1693 original by Alexis Hubert Jaillot, published in 1693 in "Le Neptune François", and held at "La Biblothèque Royale, Copenhague, Danemark". Oblong format: 31 x 39.
Vaisseau de Guerre - Coupe Longitudinale d'une galère - Vue en coupe d'un Vaisseau-Amiral de 104 canons.
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$20

44760
JAMES, Lawrence
THE ILLUSTRATED RISE & FALL OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE

New York. 1999. St. Martin's Press. Illustrated edition of the 1994 original, abridged by Helen Lowie. 352 PP with 16 maps, hundreds of illustrations (71 of them in colour). Fp: Portrait of Henry Morton Stanley with scenes from his expeditions in the Dark Continent. Half title page: HM The Queen arriving in Fiji. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 27.8 x 23.2. 0312264291
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$15

62729
JAMES, Naomi
WOMAN ALONE

London. 1978. A Daily Express Publication. 1st Ed. 128 PP with 2 pages of plans "Express Crusader", 4 maps, 63 b/w and 39 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Front cover creased. Faint foxing. Very good. 20.2 x 19.
Alone around the world. Dartmouth 9 September 1977, Cape Town in November 1977, Falkland Islands in March 1978. Return to Dartmouth 8th June 1978.
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$10

21512
JOHANNESSON, Tomas
HILLERSTRÖM'S 1891-1976

Kendal, UK. 1976. World Ship Society. 1st Ed. 48 PP with 65 b/w photos. Inside front cover: technical details of m.v. Andros & Advara. Inside back cover: map of the run Australia to South East Asia. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 21.5 x 14. 0905617010
The history of Hillerström's Helsingborg.
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$10

16117
JOHNSON, Donald S.
CHARTING THE SEA OF DARKNESS - The Four Voyages of Henry Hudson

Camden, Maine. 1993. International Marine. 1st Ed. XIV, 242 PP with 37 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Foxing spots on top edge, o/wise fine. 23.6 x 15.8. 0877423210
The search for the Northwest passage to Asia between 1607 and 1610.
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$10

38275
JOHNSTON, Paul Forsythe
STEAM AND THE SEA

Salem. 1983. Peabody Museum of Salem. 1st Ed. VI, 90 PP with 12 colour and 77 b/w illustrations. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 25.3 x 20.3. 0875770738
Catalogue accompanying a special exhibition of 1983 held at the Peabody Museum.
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$10

38367
JONES, Charles E.
PEOPLE IN BOATS - An illustrated introduction to the Young World of Boating

London. 1969. Young World Productions. 1st Ed. 137 PP with 2 maps, 13 plans and sketches, 19 colour illustrations (17 photos) and 84 b/w photos. Pictorial endpapers. Hard cover, title on front board, dj (price clipped). Light foxing. Very good. 30.7 x 21.2.
By the editor of Yachting & Boating Weekly. Dinghies, canoes, kayaks... yachts, barges and people.
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$10

51667
JONES, John
PORT ADELAIDE RIVER. Its First Reported Discovery

Adelaide. 1923. The Mail Newspaper Limited. Reprint from the 22nd volume of the Royal Geographical Society of South Australia. 4 PP. Stapled wrappers. Initials on top of front cover, old watermakrs at bottom of pages, o/wise good. 21 x 13.5.
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$10

33963
JUBELIN, Rear-Admiral André
THE FLYING SAILOR

London. 1954. Hurst and Blackett. Reprint of the November 1953 English edition, translated from the 1951 French original "Marin de Métier - Pilote de Fortune". 276 PP, plus 20 pages with 34 b/w photos. Cloth cover, dj. Light foxing, dust jacket chipped and rubbed. Very good. 21.7 x 14.5.
World War II with the French Navy, the Free French Navy (after leaving his post in Indo-China to join the British forces in Malaya) and as a fighter pilot with the Royal Air Force.
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$10

67452
KATZ, J. R.
THE LIBERTY SHIP.. An Historical Appraisal (in New Zealand Marine News)

Wellington. 1969. New Zealand Ship and Marine Society. Vol. 21, No. 1, Winter 1969 - Part 1 & No. 2, Spring 1969 - Part 2. Part 1: 8 PP with 1 table and 1 b/w photo. Part 2: 9 PP with 1 table, 1 sketch plan & 1 b/w photo. Pictorial soft covers. Very good. 21.5 x 13.5.
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$15

49805
KEATS, Warren Davenport
FLIGHT TO THE SOUTH LAND

Tweed Heads, NSW. 2005. Author. 1st Ed., limited to 500 copies. 355 PP with 4 maps and 60 b/w illustrations (photos and drawings by the author). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21 x 15. 0646432605
A story of enduring love and high adventure. Part 1: Flight to the South Land. Part 2: Sojourn in the South Seas, blackbirding in New Hebrides, voyages to New Zealand and Fiji... Adventures in the Marshall Islands with the discovery of Keats Reef, in the Carolines (marooned on Nukuoro... Sailing with Jardine Matheson, and death in Chinese waters).
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$15

67499
KEELE, T.W., CULLEN, E.A.E., LAMONT, A.J.
Report of the Board of Inquiry to Inquire into and Report upon the Question of a HARBOUR SCHEME for the PORT OF MACKAY

Brisbane. 1911. Houses of Parliament / Queensland Harbours. C.A. 27 - 1911, published 23rd May 1911. XI, 60 PP with tables, plus 3 folded plates in colour (Plan A, illustrating the Board's recommendations. Plan B: district map showing the railways and tramways. Plan C: Previous proposals for accommodations at Flat Top Island). Staples removed. Near fine. 33.5 x 21.5.
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$45

45437
KELLY, Paul
AUSTRALIA AND AMERICA - What is ANZUS for? (in The Diplomat)

Sydney. 2003. Diplomat Media Pty. Ltd. Volume 2, No. 2, June-July 2003. Contains article between P. 26 and 30 with 1 colour photo (President G. W. Bush and Prime Minister J. Howard). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 27.5 x 20.5.
On the ANZUS (Australia New Zealand United States) Treaty: post 11th September 2001, Bali bombing and War in Iraq.
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$5

62973
KENNEDY, Gavin
THE DEATH OF CAPTAIN COOK

London. 1978. Duckworth. 1st Ed. (8), 103 PP, plus 8 pages with 13 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Small old damp marks on bottom edge of back cover and dj, o/wise a near fine copy. 24 x 16. 0715609564
Voyage with Cook, Breadfruit voyages and mutiny on the Bounty, Governor of New South Wales...
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$15

65886
KETTLE, Ellen
THAT THEY MIGHT LIVE

Sydney. 1979. F. P. Leonard. 1st Ed. Foreword by Frank Leonard. VIII, 368 PP with b/w illustrations (19 headpieces, 8 maps and 125 photos). Pictorial soft cover. Covers with creases. Slight ageing of paper. Name of previous owners on title page. Occasional foxinng. Very good. 23.8 x 18. 0908203020
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$25

49614
KING, Hazel
COLONIAL EXPATRIATES. Edward and John Macarthur Junior

Sydney. 1989. Kangaroo Press. 1st Ed. 112 PP with 3 b/w illustrations, plus 8 pages with 11 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, gilt title on spine. Dust jacket tipped in (see image) Ingleton bookplate on front endpaper. Very good. 21.7 x 13.5. 0864172540
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$10

55944
KIPLING, Rudyard
CAPTAINS COURAGEOUS

New York. 1986. Airmont Books. Reprint of the 1963 paperback edition. No. CL27, in the Airmont Classics series. Introduction by Lucy Mabry Fitzpatrick. 189, (3) PP. Paperback. Slight ageing of paper. Offsetting of the inside covers. Very good. 18 x 10.5. 0804900272
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$5

10298
KLOOSTERMAN, Alphons M. J.
DISCOVERERS OF THE COOK ISLANDS AND THE NAMES THEY GAVE

Rarotonga. 1976. Cook Islands Library & Museum. Bulletin No. 1 of the Cook Islands Library and Museum. 2nd (revised and augmented edition) of the 1973 original. 102 PP with b/w illustrations (maps, drawings). Stapled typescript monograph. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21.
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$20

18524
KNOX-JOHNSTON, Robin
CAPE HORN, A Maritime History

London. 1995. Hodder & Stoughton. 240 PP with 2 maps in text. Hard cover, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 24 x 15.6. 0340415274
Cape Horn: the most feared of all the world's capes. The age of discovery (Magellan, Schooten & Lemaitre from the City of Horn,...), age of exploration with scientists like Darwin, ... the windjammers... up to the age of the racing yachts.
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$10

67681
KOLLTVEIT, Bard, CROWDY, Michael et al.
WILH. WILHELMSEN 1861-1994, A Brief History and A Fleet List

Kendal, UK. 1994. World Ship Society. 1st Ed. 320 PP with 9 portraits, 1 line drawing, 20 colour & 418 b/w photos of ships in text. Fp. FEP: Headquarter building at Lysaker. REP: Line drawings of the Nosac Tanabata. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 21.6 x 15. 0905617738
History of the company with a comprehensive fleet list (P.57-291) and an interesting Index and Derivations of Ships' Names (P.292 to 320).
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$30

36671
KONSTAM, Angus
THE HISTORY OF SHIPWRECKS

New York. 1999. The Lyons Press / Mariners' Museum, Virginia. 1st Ed., with a foreword by Claudia Pennington. 192 PP with location maps, maps and b/w or colour illustrations. Half title page: Loss of HMS Magnificent, March 1801. Title page: Map the Atlantic. Fp: Diver surveying the Highborn Cay shipwreck. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 30.5 x 23. 1558219706
A full-colour guide to the ships and treasures at the bottom of the sea.
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$20

67342
KYOWA
TEA / COFFEE MUG / CUP - M.V. KYOWA VIOLET

Tokyo. c. 1980. Kyowa Line. Cup in excellent condition - Diameter: 7.8 cms / Height: 7. cms.
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$10

52993
LACROIX, Louis
LES ECRASEURS DE CRABES SUR LES DERNIERS VOILIERS CABOTEURS

Nantes. 1947. Aux Portes du Large. 1st Ed. Preface by Captain A. Marchandeau. 348, XXXVI (annex & contents) PP with 2 maps in text, plus 1 folded plan (line drawings of a brick nantais) , 2 folded maps (Ras de Sein & Chenal du Four) and 82 Pages with 166 b/w illustrations (plans, charts, drawings, photos). Soft cover. Pages mostly uncut and unopened. French text. Ageing of paper. Very good. 25.2 x 16.
Comprehensive history of the fishing industry and the last trading coastal sailing ships: France and Europe (UK, Finland...), Mediterranean Sea (Gibraltar to Near East). South west Indian Ocean (Madagascar, Mauritius, Bourbon (La Réunion).
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$50

67073
LAMBERT, Nat
RMS TITANIC - Press Out and Build

Woodbridge, Suffolk. 2012. Top That! Publishing. 1st Ed. "Centennial Edition". 16 PP with 6 b/w illustrations and colour photos (6 in text and 24 for the Assembly instructions), plus 6 sheets on glossy stiff paper for the press out model by Gary Kings. Large double-sided poster in colour "The Sunday Times - Titanic" (supplement) loosely inserted. Pictorial stiff cover. Fine. 31.5 x 23.5. 9781845102067
Folded poster - Recto: Commemorating 100 years since the ill-fated voyage / Verso: poster for the movie "Titanic" by James Cameron. Format: 90 x 59.5 (folded: 29.7 x 21.2).
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$15

67615
LARSEN, Paul & COUTTS, Russell
AMERICA'S CUP 2000, including the Louis Vuitton Cup

Auckland. 1999. Hodder Moa Beckett. 1st Ed. 192 PP with b/w & colour illustrations, and colour photos (most by by Daniel Forster). Eps. Hard cover, dj. Spine of dust jacket a little faded, o/wise near fine. 31.3 x 24.6. 1869587170
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$20

36861
LAUGHTON, Sir John Knox (editor)
LETTERS AND PAPERS OF CHARLES, LORD BARHAM, Admiral of the Red Squadron 1758-1813 - Volume II

London. 1910. Navy Records Society. 1st Ed. Publications of the Navy Records Society, Volume 38. Vol. II: XII, 438, (4 publications) PP. Fp: Rear-Admiral Sir Charles Middleton, Bart. Navy blue/cream buckram, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine. Near fine. 23.2 x 15.5.
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$20

67242
LAVERY, Brian
THE ARMING AND FITTING OF ENGLISH SHIPS OF WAR 1600-1815

London. 2000. Conway. Reprint of the 1987 original. 319 PP with tables, line drawings, sketches and b/w illust. (paintings, photos...). Fp: The stern of a First Rate, from the Phillips print, c.1690. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Near fine. 30 x 25.2. 0851774512
Steering, Anchors and Capstans... Guns their distribution and equipment...
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$85

18953
LE FLEMING, H. M.
OCEAN LINERS

London. 1956. Ian Allan. 64 PP with 1 page of advert., tables and 67 b/w photos. Title page: M.V. Glenartney, Glen Line. Pictorial soft cover. Stamp of previous owner on title page. Very good. 15.3 x 10.2.
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$10

48663
LEDERER, Eugene H.
PORT TERMINAL OPERATION - Port Terminal Management . Stevedoring . Stowage . Lighterage & Harbor Boats

New York. 1945. Cornell Maritime Press. 1st Ed. XVI, 3-430 PP with tables and b/w illustrations (facsimiles of documents, figures, organigrams, photos). Cloth cover, dj. Head of spine worn. Dust jacket with small chips. Faint foxing on outside edges, o/wise very good. 23.5 X 15.8.
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$20

35039
LEIDENFROST, Johannes
DIE LASTSEGELSCHIFFE DES BODENSEES - Ein Beitrag zur Schiffahrtsgeschichte

Sigmarigen, Germany. 1975. Jan Thorbecke Verlag. 1st Ed., Volume 11 in the Bodensee - Bibliothek. 88 PP with 3 sketches, 4 tables (2 folded), and 14 plates (1 folded), plus 16 pages with 27 b/w photos. Cloth cover. Fine. German text. 23.8 x 17.8. 3799551115
The working sailing ships on the Lake of Constance (Austria, Germany and Switzerland).
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$15

66476
LINERS / ATLAS TOURS
ATLAS TOURS 1993: Yukon - Alaska - Canadian Rockies

Vancouver. 1992. Altlas Tours. November 1992 issue. 56 PP with colour illustrations: 30 sketch maps, 6 sets of Deck Plans and Cabin for (Nieuw Amsterdam, & Noordam, Westerdam, Rotterdam, Crown Priness & Regal Princess, Star Princess, Regent of the Sea), 2 artworks and 60 photos (16 of ships). Pictotrial soft cover. Fine. 27.7 x 20.7.
24 tours programs for 1993.
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$10

15447
LITTLE, Norman A.
ENDEAVOUR AND ACHIEVEMENT, Highlights in the Story of Australian Development

Sydney. 1973. Bank of NSW. 13th revised edition of the 1952 original. 32 PP with 40 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover (HM Bark Endeavour). Very good. 24 x 16.
From discoveries to the achievements of the opening of the Sydney Opera House.
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$5

53506
LLEWELLYN, Sam
THE GREAT CIRCLE

London. 1988. Headline. 1st paperback edition of the 1987 original. X, 566 PP. Paperback. Faint foxing. Near fine. 17.8 x 11. 074723132X
Novel.
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$5

39536
LOCKWOOD, Douglas
NORTHERN TERRITORY SKETCHBOOK

Adelaide. 1968. Rigby. 1st Ed. 64 PP with 65 drawings by Ainslie Roberts. FEP: Map of the Centre. REP: Map of the Top End. Hard cover, dust jacket has a few chips and minor insect damage. Dedicatory note on title page, signed by the illustrator. Near fine. 22.5 x 14.2.
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$10

19192
LYON, David
THE FIRST DESTROYERS

London. 1996. Chatham. 1st Ed., in the ShipShape series. 128 PP with plans and 8 cutaway drawings by John Roberts, as well as tables, 41 ship plans and 56 bw photos, plus 1 large folded plan of HM Torpedo Boat Destroyer Velox in rear pocket. Fp: Hardy, at anchor Spithead June 1897. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 29.6 x 25. 1861760051
The Torpedo Boat Destroyer: development, builders, services and comparisons with foreign designs of Germany, France, Russia and USA.
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$20

46337
LYSENKO, Vladil
A CRIME AGAINST THE WORLD

London. 1983. Victor Gollancz. 1st English text edition, translated by Michael Glenny. 254 PP. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 22.2 x 14. 0575031395
Overfishing and destruction of fish stocks by Soviet fishing fleets. Memoirs of a Russian Sea Captain.
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$15

54752
McCARTHY, John, & SIMINGTON, Margot (editors)
THE AUSTRALIAN JOURNAL OF DEFENCE STUDIES - Volume 3 - No. 1

Canberra. 1979. United Services Institute of Australia Volume 3, No. 1, May 19798: 100 PP. Card covers. Very good. 25 x 17.5.
No. 1: Australia and the Indian Ocean, by Henry S. Albinski. China's Air Power, by P. J. Bennett. The American Alliance - the debit side, by Robert E. Loskik.
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$10

61839
McCORMICK, Donald
BLOOD ON THE SEA - The Terrible Story of the Yawl Mignonette

London. 1962. Frederick Muller. 1st Ed. 158 PP with 1 map, plus 4 pages with 5 b/w illust. Fp: Map showing voyage of the Mignonette's dinghy. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped and with a few small closed tears), o/wise a near fine copy. 20.2 x 13.5.
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$20

49881
McCRAE, A. G.
ESTUARIAL GROUPING OF PORTS. A study of developments in Britain

Melbourne. 1969. IAPH / International Association of Ports and Harbors 1st Ed. 7 PP. Soft cover. Near fine. 24.5 x 17.8.
Paper presented, at the Sixth Biennial I. A. P. H. Conference, Melbourne, March 1969. Chairman, Clyde Port Authority.
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$10

50602
McDONALD, Charles E. & HENDERSON, Captain C. W. T.
THE MANLY-WARRINGAH STORY

Sydney. 1975. Paul Hamlyn. 1st Ed. 112 PP with 15 colour and 67 b/w photos. Fp (in colour): The Library of the Warringah Shire Council. Hard cover, dj. Title not printed on title page. Presentation plate of Warringah Shire Council pasted down on front endpaper. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Very good. 29.3 x 21.7. 0600071995
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$10

33360
MACDONNELL, J. E.
GIMME THE BOATS

London. 1954. Constable. Reprint of the April 1953 original. 255 PP. Hard cover. Note on front endpaper, some foxing. Good. 18.7 x 12.5.
Novel.
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$5

41885
McFEE, William
LAW OF THE SEA

London. 1951. Faber and Faber. 1st Ed. 302 PP. Cloth cover, gilt title on a sunned spine. Edges of covers rubbed. Foxing spots on outside edges and some pages. Watermarks on rear endpaper and margin of the last 9 leaves. Good. 20.8 x 14.
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$10

48064
McGIBBON, W. C.
INDICATOR DIAGRAMS FOR MARINE ENGINEERS

Glasgow. 1906. James Munro. 1st Ed. XIV, 182 PP with 197 figures, including 2 folded plates (figures 66 and 67 and 86). Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Covers slightly soiled and rubbed at hinges. Few pages lightly soiled. Internally very good. 24.8 x 19.
Contents include: Origins of the Indicator, How to take off a Diagram from a Marine Engine, Pressure Considered, Steam Expanded in Compound Engines, To Balance an Engine, To Work Out Horse-Power .....
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$40

21076
McGUINNESS, Rory
AUSTRALIA'S GIANT PEARLS, Treasures of Surpassing Beauty, the World's Biggest Cultured Pearls Come from the Waters off our North Coast (in Australian Geographic, No. 35)

Sydney. 1994. A.G.S. Issue No.35 (July-Sept. 1994). Article from P.40-61 with colour photos and a folded page The making of an Australian pearl. Pict. soft cover. Fine. 27.8 x 21.
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$10

67607
MCLEOD, Roderick / MACKEN, the Honourable James
THE STEAM YACHT "LUCINDA" / THE LUCINDA WEEKEND

2 items - 1: Page.45 of issue No. 41, 1991 of "The Australian Antique Collector" with 1 colour plate of the Lucinda. 2 : Pages 14 & 15 of the June 1992 issue of the "Magazine of the Royal Australian Historical Society". Near fine. 29.8 x 21.
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$5

20890
MACMULLEN, Jerry
THEY CAME BY SEA, A Pictorial History of San Diego Bay

San Diego. 1969. Ward Ritchie Press & Maritime Museum Association of San Diego. 1st Ed. VII, 152 PP with 1 map and 200 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover (rubbed at hinges). Dedicatory note on half title page signed by the author. Very good. 25.3 x 17.2.
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$20

16271
MADDOCK, Shirley
ISLANDS OF THE GULF

Auckland. 1966. Collins. Rep. of 1967. 286 PP with 20 colour & 80 b/w photos by Don Whyte. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 22.2 x 15.8.
The islands of the Hauraki Gulf, gateway to Auckland: history, trading, sailing.
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$10

67585
MAGGS
MILITARY & NAVAL HISTORY - Catalogue 1214

London. 1996. Maggs Bros. Ltd. 1st Ed. (2), 128 PP with 10 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft covers [Uniforms of the German Army and Navy (front) and British (back) Armies]. Near fine. 25 x 17.
A Selection of 607 items.
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$10

67586
MAGGS
MILITARY & NAVAL HISTORY - Catalogue 1225

London. 1997. Maggs Bros. Ltd. 1st Ed. (2), 146 PP with 30 b/w illustrations. Inside covers: 3 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 25 x 17.
A Selection of 624 items.
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$10

67588
MAGGS
MILITARY & NAVAL HISTORY - Catalogue 1271

London. 1999. Maggs Bros. Ltd. 1st Ed. (2), 190 PP with 5 colour and 53 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. Oblong: 17 x 25.
Pages 1 to 11: The Ivor Beddoes "El Alamein" Archive with 2 colour and 5 b/w illustrations, followed by a Selection of 884 items.
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$20

67584
MAGGS
THE WINTERTON COLLECTION - Catalogue 1343: From the Abyssinian Expedition to the Mau Mau Insurrection

London. 2003. Maggs Bros. Ltd. 1st Ed. Introduction by Humphrey Winterton. VIII, 156 PP with 28 b/w illustrations, plus XII plates with b/w and colour illustrations. Inside covers: 3 colour photos illustrating 24 items. Pictorial soft cover (General Paul Emil von Lettow-Vorbeck, by Fritz Grothemeyer). Near fine. 27 x 21.
100 years of Military and Naval Operations in Eastern and North-Eastern Africa (1860s - 1960s). A Collection of 842 items.
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$25

14091
MARGAN, Frank & FINNEY, Ben R.
A PICTORIAL HISTORY OF SURFING

Sydney. 1970. Paul Hamlyn. 1st Ed. 319, (4 index) PP with many b/w illustrations (engravings, drawings, cartoons and photos) and 48 colour photos. Title spread and endpapers: surfing. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Front endpaper misbound (upside down), foot of dust jacket missing at spine, o/wise contents near fine. 28 x 21. 600369552
Surfing's Hawaiian past, Duke Kahanamoku... to modern surfing.
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$25

66797
MARINE UNDERWRITERS' AND SALVAGE ASSOCIATION OF VICTORIA LTD
THE REGISTER OF AUSTRALIAN AND NEW ZEALAND SHIPPING - 1907-1908 - Including Shipping Registered at Fiji and New Guinea

Melbourne. 1907. Compiled and issued by The Marine Underwriters' Association of Victoria Ltd. 1st Ed. 200 PP. Pages 1 to 10 printed recto/verso, P.11 to 183 with thumb index, recto only. P. 185-200 printed recto/verso. Addenda slip tipped in on page 11. Original green cloth cover, title in blind on front cover. Covers damaged and detached, spine missing. Tears to the spine of the 3 first leaves (FEP, preliminary page and title page). Leaf 3 / 4 "List of Membrers / List of Agents" torn (lower part missing). Ageing of paper and a little light foxing. Complete. In need of a serious rebinding. 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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$125

43119
MARRIOTT, John
DISASTER AT SEA

London. 1987. Ian Allan. 1st Ed. 176 PP with 30 maps & plans, and 49 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, gilt title on cloth spine, dj (price-clipped). Fine. 23.5 x 15.7. 0711017379
Lloyds of London. The British Search and Rescue Organisation. Shipwrecks: Victoria and Camperdown, Andrea Doria and Stockholm, Titanic... The 1979 Fastnet Race.
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$10

48741
MARTIN, Arch, & BARR, Hugh.
TOD & MacGIBBON'S ELEMENTARY QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS IN ENGINEERING KNOWLEDGE FOR MARINE ENGINEERS: Steam and Motor

Glasgow. c. 1922. James Munro & Company. 10th re-arranged edition of the 1909 original. 371 PP, (4 publications) with 294 figures, plus 5 folded plates. Fp: Triple Expansion Engine, Richardson, Westgarth & Co. Ltd. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Covers lightly rubbed, spine lightly sunned. Very good. 20 x 13.5.
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$10

37673
MARVEL, William (editor)
THE MONITOR CHRONICLES, One Sailor's Account - Today's Campaign to Recover the Civil War Wreck

New York. 2000. The Mariners' Museum / Simon & Schuster. 1st Ed. 272 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (map, painting, photos) and facsimile of written documents. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 23.5 x 20.5. 0684869977
The Civil War Ironclad Monitor, past (sunk off Cape Hatteras on 31st December 1862) and present (campaign of 1999 to recover the wreck).
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$15

19424
MARX, Robert F. & Jenifer
THE SEARCH FOR SUNKEN TREASURE - Exploring the World's Great Shipwrecks

Sydney. 1993. Random House. 1st Australian edition. 192 PP profusely illustrated with mostly colour photos. Fp: A diver with a pot recovered form a sixth-century Etruscan shipwreck. Title page: A Chinese ocean-going trading ship. Half title page: Gold and silver coins washed ashore off the Panama coast. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 28.5 x 22. 0091828147
The discovery of famous wrecks from around the world, the HMS Bounty, the Andrea Doria, the Titanic and the Mary Rose, etc.. Salvage operations and recovery of artifacts, many of them priceless pieces of jewellery, pottery, coins...
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$20

58682
MASON, Peter
TOURISM: Environment and Development Perspectives

London. 1990. WWF / World Wide Fund for Nature. 1st Ed. 104 PP with 71 figures and b/w illustrations (drawings, engravings, maps, photos). A 4 page "Teachers' Notes" loosely inserted. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 23.8 x 21. 094761317X
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$15

18622
MASSON, Philippe, BATTESTI, Michèle & FAVIER, Jacques C.
MARINE ET CONSTRUCTIONS NAVALES 1789-1989

Paris. 1989. Lavauzelle. 1st Ed. 143 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Eps: Profiles of war ships. Hard cover, gilt title on spine and front cover, dj. French text. Near fine. 30.8 x 23. 2702502512
Published to celebrate the bicentennial of the French Revolution. Evolution of naval vessels and changes in shipbuilding during the two centuries.
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$30

67540
MAURY, Richard
THE SAGA OF CIMBA

London. 1971. Adlard Coles. Reprint of the 1939 US original. 254 PP with b/w illustrations (1 map and 19 drawings) by the author. Cloth cover, dj. Dust jacket with closed tears and chips and protected. Light foxing around outside page edges, o/wise a very good clean copy. 19.2 x 12.6. 0229986420
Deep-water cruising in a small yacht.
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$20

18846
MICCO, Helen Mary
KING ISLAND AND THE SEALING TRADE, 1802

Canberra. 1971. Roebuck. 1st Ed., Volume 3 in the Roebuck series. IV, 5I PP plus 8 pages with 7 b/w plates. FEP: Map of King Island. REP: The 3 vessels of Baudin's expedition. Hard cover, dj. Very good. 26 x 18.8. 0950085812
A translation of chapters 22 & 23 of the narrative by François Péron published in the official account of the voyage of discovery to the Southern lands undertaken in the corvettes Le Géographe, Le Naturaliste, and the schooner Casuarina during the years 1800 to 1804, under the command of Captain Nicolas Baudin.
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$15

39980
MIELCHE, Hakon
AFTER YOU, COLUMBUS

London. 1950. William Hodge. 1st English edition of the Danish original. (8), 273 PP with 480 drawings on fore margin of pages, plus 16 pages with 31 b/w photos. Eps: Map of the voyage of the good ship Santa Maria. Cloth cover, dj (price-clipped and with a few small chips and closed tears). Light foxing on some pages and outside page edges, o/wise a very nice clean copy. 22 x 15.6.
Voyage in 1948 by a Danish schoolmaster, on board the yawl Santa Maria, in the footsteps of Columbus.
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$20

66300
MILLER, Norma
THROUGH EUROPE BY TRAILER CARAVAN (in National Geographic Magazine, Volume CXI, No. 6, 1957)

Washington. 1957. N.G.S. Volume CXI, No.6, June 1957. Includes article from P.769-818 with 8 b/w & 36 colour photos by Ardean R. Miller III, plus large folded map in colour of Europe, June 1957.. Soft cover. Very good. 25.5 x 17.5.
Discovery voyage through a little-known (at the time) sultanate of the Indian Ocean, straddling the equator. 8 photos of baggala.
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$10

55102
MITCHELL, R. W., NAIRN, D. J. (editors)
BHP JOURNAL - 1971 (4 issues)

Melbourne. 1971. The Broken Hill Propietary Co. Ltd. 4 issues: Autumn, Winter, Spring & Summer 1971. Each issue with 32 pages. A total of 128 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Rubbed patch on front cover. Fine. 25 x 18.
Autumn: Pilbara rock galleries, by J. B. Wright. What does Australia owe the atom? (on the proposed Jervis Bay nuclear power station). Winter: Australia's first great coal export trade, by J. W. Turner. Spring: The restless energy of Essington Lewis. Summer: The treasure that Dampier missed, by Cyril Pearl.
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$25

15453
MITCHELL, T. C. (editor)
CAPTAIN COOK AND THE SOUTH PACIFIC

London. 1979. British Museum. 1st edition. 249 PP with 4 maps and 158 b/w illustrations. Fp: Captain Cook. Cloth cover, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 24.5 x 18.7. 0714100889
Banks's Artists and his Endeavour Collections, by A.M. Lysaght. Ancient Pacific Voyaging, by Brian Durrans... Tracing the history of Hawaiian Cook voyage artefacts in the Museum of Mankind, by Adrienne L. Kaeppler...
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$25

67559
MOITESSIER, Bernard
THE LONG WAY

London. 1984. Granada / Adlard Coles. Paperback edition of the 1973 English edition. Translated from the 1971 French original, by William Rodarmor. (4), 252 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Spine with creases and slightly cocked. Name of previous owner on title page. Foxing spots (faint) on outside edges. Very good. 21.5 x 13.5. 0246120630
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$15

59556
MOLLOY, E. (editor)
LEAD PIPE WORK

London. 1946. George Newnes. 2nd edition of the 1943 original. Volume 8, in the "Newnes Building Practice" series. VI, 122 PP with 134 illustrations (drawings, photos). Cloth cover, dj (chipped and repaired). Very good. 23.2 x 16.
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$10

20889
MOODY, Bert
MERCHANT SHIPS OF THE SOLENT - Past and Present

Southampton. 1988. Kingfisher Railway Productions. 1st Ed. 44 PP with 1 map, 4 colour and 71 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 27.5 x 21.2. 0946184372
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$10

18475
MORRISON, John H.
HISTORY OF AMERICAN STEAM NAVIGATION

New York. 1958. Stephen Daye. Reprint of 1903 orig. (10), 630 PP, VII, with 55 b/w illust. by Samuel Ward Stanton in text. Hard cover, price-clipped dj (chipped with a few closed tears). Internally near fine. 24 x 15.5.
Comprehensive history reviewing the entire American maritime scene with special coverage of the Hudson River and the Long Island Sound waterways.
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$15

67448
M.V. PERA
LAUNCHING CEREMONY OF M.V. PERA

Fremantle. 1969. Dillingham Shipyards (W.A.) Pty. Ltd. 2 folded items: Invitation to the Launching Ceremony, 19th September 1969 & Launching Ceremony with Order pof Proceedings, Refreshments, The Blessing and Menu. Near fine. 21 x 13.
Built for John Burke Ltd and operated out of Cairns by Mason Shipping Company.
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$10

66827
N/A
AUSTRALIAN JOINT COPYING PROJECT HANDBOOK - Part 3: HOME OFFICE - Class and Piece List

Canberra. 1984. National Library of Australia / Library of New South Wales. AJCP Handbook, Part 3. Reprinted with addenda of the 1974 original. 40 PP. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.5 x 21. 0642990220
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$10

66828
N/A
AUSTRALIAN JOINT COPYING PROJECT HANDBOOK - Part 4: WAR OFFICE - Class and Piece List

Canberra. 1984. National Library of Australia / Library of New South Wales. AJCP Handbook, Part 4. 2nd edition. 40 PP. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.5 x 21. 0642104077
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$10

51939
N/A
AUSTRALIA'S PIONEERS

Brisbane. c. 1970. Australian Publishing Co. Special edition. 81, (3) PP. Soft cover, gilt title on front cover. Foxing on outside edges. A few marks on covers, o/wise internally very clean and good. 21.5 x 14.6.
... The Petries. Mary Spencer. Henry Parkes. Rosa Campbell-Praed. John Flynn. The Bussels. Ernest Giles. Andrew Barton Paterson (better known as Banjo Peterson).
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$5

61214
N/A
CARGO HANDLING QUARTERLY - Volume 10, No.1

Melbourne. 1971. Pegasus Public Relations. March 1971. 104 PP. Contains article between pages 48 and 60 with b/w illustrations (1 House Flag and Funnel, 1 sketch plan, 2 maps and 11 photos). Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 27.7 x 22.
Working the Northern Leg: from Melbourne to Brisbane via Sydney. "Door to Door" container service with M/V Kanimbla: Melbourne to Sydney.
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$5

61215
N/A
CARGO HANDLING QUARTERLY - Volume 10, No.2

Melbourne. 1971. Pegasus Public Relations. June 1971. 104 PP. Contains article between pages 55 and 67 with b/w illustrations (1 House Flag, 1 schematic "cutaway" drawing, 2 maps and 10 photos). Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 27.7 x 22.
Northern Leg: from Melbourne to Brisbane via Sydney.
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$5

52548
N/A
CHANTIERS DE L'ATLANTIQUE

Nantes. 1960. Chantiers de l' Atlantique 1st Edition. No pagination, 36 PP with 28 b/w photos. Card cover, dj. Light wear around corners, light foxing on endpapers. Near fine. French text. Large format: 36 x 27.
Chantiers de l' Atlantique: merger in 1955 of Chantiers de la Loire and Chantiers de Penhoet. 5 years of activities: August 1959, Aircraft Carrier Foch - May 1960 launching of Passenger Ship France...
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$35

58333
N/A
DOCUMENTS AND MATERIALS - USSR-US SUMMIT: Washington, December 7-10, 1987

Moscow. 1987. Novosti Press Agency. 1st Ed. 144 PP, plus 16 pages with 15 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 19.5 x 12.5.
Mikhail Gorbachev - Ronald Reagan.
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$10

50718
N/A
HISTORIQUE DES FORCES NAVALES FRANCAISES LIBRES (4 volumes)

Paris. 1992, 1994, 1998 & 2002. Service Historique de la Marine/Marine Nationale. 1st edition (except for volume 1, which is the 3rd revised and updated edition). Preface by Contre-Amiral Chatelle. Vol. 1: X, 502 PP with tables, colour illustrations (1 poster, 1 page with badges and flags, 5 graphs and 4 maps), and b/w illustrations (drawings, sketch plans, photos). Vol 2: X, 580 PP with organigrams, tables, b/w and colour illustrations (facsimiles of documents, 18 maps, photos and sketch plans). Volume 3: XXXVIII, 640 PP with colour illustrations (1 map & 8 graphs) and b/w photos. Volume 4: VIII, 222 PP with colour illustrations (5 maps, 12 badges, flags and pennants) and b/w photos. Pictorial laminated boards, gilt title on cloth spine. French text. Fine. 30.5 x 21.5.
A history of the Naval Forces of the Free French. Volume 1: 18th June 1940 to 3rd August 1943. Volume 2: 4th August 1943 to 7 May 1945. Volume 3: Biography of the Naval Officers of the Free French. Volume 4: Merchant Navy of the Free French.
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$250

67221
N/A
MARITIME MUSEUM OF SAN DIEGO

San Diego. c. 2013. Maritime Museum of San Diego. 2 items: I : Folded brochure with colour illustrations. Recto: outlay of the Museum. Verso: Activities at the Museum. II: A 4 page article with 6 b/w photos "The Star Shines Over San Diego", by Graeme Andrews pulled out of Seacraft Magazine, November 1971. Format: 28 x 21.7.
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$5

67345
N/A
RAAF LOG

Canberra. 1943. The Royal Australian Air Force / Australian War Memorial. 1st Ed., in The RAAF at War series. Foreword by Air Vice-Marshal George Jones. 200 PP with 39 drawings, 78 b/w photos, and 28 colour plates. Fp (in colour): Wirraway downs Zero. Eps: Illustration by Harold Freedman. Cloth cover, title on front cover and spine. Covers somewhat soiled with some fade spots and light shelf wear. Ageing of paper and few foxing spots, o/wise very good. 28 x 22.
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$10

51272
N/A
SEA BREEZES - The Ship Lovers' Magazine No. 217, Vol. XXII

London. 1937. Charles Birchall. December 1937. IV (advertisements), 195-224 PP with 9 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover (taking in the mainsail). Covers rubbed, staples removed. Very good. 24.8 x 15.5.
Articles by HANDS, Captain Henry, COCHRANE, F. M., NEALE, J. K. et al. Memories of long ago. The strange story of the Jefferson Borden. Topsail schooners of Brittany... Sailing Ships' Roll of Honour: Crowell & Thurlow, Boston... Boudoir Breezes... The Signal Station.
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$10

51268
N/A
SEA BREEZES. The P.S.N.C. Magazine - No. 203, Vol. XXI

Liverpool. 1936. Pacific Steam Navigation Co. October 1936. VIII (advertisements), 65 to 96 PP with 9 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover is rubbed and lightly soiled (the Viking) . Staples removed. Very good. 24.8 x 15.5.
Articles by ROBBINS, Dr. E. E., MILLER, Kenneth J. W., et al. A New York to China Voyage under sail in the Nineties, on the Lillian L. Robbins. Tle old coal hulk White Pine. Sailing Ships' Roll of Honour: John Kerr & Coy, Greenock (part II). Boudoir Breezes. The Signal Station ...
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$10

51270
N/A
SEA BREEZES. The P.S.N.C. Magazine - No. 205, Vol. XXI

Liverpool. 1936. Pacific Steam Navigation Co. December 1936. VIII (advertisements), 129 to 160 PP with 9 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover is lightly soiled (the s/v Hamburg). Soft cover split at spine. Staples removed. Very good. 24.8 x 15.5.
Articles by BOUQUET, Michael, MILLER, James L., et al. : The Breton traders of S. Wales. Old Clyde Sailing Ship Owners. Sailing Ships' Roll of Honour: John Kerr & Coy, Greenock (Part IV)... Boudoir Breezes. The Signal Station ...
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$10

51271
N/A
SEA BREEZES. The P.S.N.C. Magazine - No. 206, Vol. XXI

Liverpool. 1937. Pacific Steam Navigation Co. January 1937. VIII (advertisements), 161 to 192 PP with 9 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover (lightly soiled). Soft cover split at spine. Staples removed. Very good. 24.8 x 15.5.
Articles by HUGHES, W. J., BRIDGWATER, Cuthbert D. JONES, Captain Wm., et al. : My Apprenticeship on Pengwern. Pioneer Atlantic-Ferry Steamers. Portmadoc Ships... Sailing Ships' Roll of Honour: Robert Thomas & Co., Liverpool... Boudoir Breezes. The Signal Station ...
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$10

48955
N/A
SIGNALS, Story of the Australian Corps of Signals

Canberra. 1944. The Australian Corps of Signals. 1st Ed., with a foreword by General Sir Thomas Blamey. 196 PP with 4 maps, 75 drawings, 113 b/w photos, 2 colour plates. Fp: Despatch Rider. Illustrated endpapers. Cloth cover, title on front cover and spine. Covers with some fade marks and spine lightly sunned. Ageing of paper and few foxing spots, o/wise internally a very good clean copy. 28 x 22.
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$10

52221
N/A
The SuperBook of SHIPS

London. 1977. Macdonald Educational Ltd. 1st edition adapted from the 1971 original Ships by Brian Benson, and published in the Visual Library series. 32 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (detailed drawings, cutaways, cross-sections and labelled diagrams). Pictorial soft cover. Very light foxing. Very good. 28 x 21.7. 0356055949
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$5

37021
NAN KIVELL, Rex & SPENCE, Sydney
PORTRAITS OF THE FAMOUS AND INFAMOUS - Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific 1492-1970

London. 1974. Authors. 1st Ed. IV, 332 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Fp: Colour portrait of Abraham Ortelius. Hard cover, clear dust jacket (illustrated). Occasional foxing, o/wise near fine. 43 x 29. 0950376906
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$50

53658
NATIONAL CARGO BUREAU
General Information for GRAIN LOADING

New York. 1973. National Cargo Bureau, Inc. Reprint of the 1972 edition. Foreword by C. R. Bender, Admiral, U. S. Coast Guard. (4),161 PP with 1 map, tables and figures (b/w drawings and 20 colour illustrations). Card cover, illustrated front, spiral bound at top. Very good. 18 x 10.8.
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$10

49515
NATIONAL CARGO BUREAU
STOWAGE OF BULK CARGOES / IMCO CODE OF SAFE PRACTICE FOR BULK CARGOES

Washington. 1968. National Cargo Bureau, Inc. / U.S. Coast Guard. 1968 edition with a foreword by Admiral W. J. Smith. (3), 163 PP with 3 b/w photos and tables. Stiff cover, spiral bound. Very good. Oblong: 10.8 x 18.5.
IMCO: Inter-governmental Maritime Consultative Organisation Bulk Cargoes other than concentrates: Alfalfa Pellets to Zircon Sand. Ore concentrates and similar materials: Apatite to Zinc Sulphide.
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$10

66544
NAVY LEAGUE
THE NAVY: The Magazine of the Navy League of Australia - Volume 66, 2004

Sydney. 2004. The Navy League of Australia. No. 1 (January-March) to No. 4 (October-December). 4 issues for a total of 128 pages with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.7 x 21.
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$10

66545
NAVY LEAGUE
THE NAVY: The Magazine of the Navy League of Australia - Volume 67, 2005

Sydney. 2005. The Navy League of Australia. No. 1 (January-March) to No. 4 (October-December). 4 issues for a total of 128 pages with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.7 x 21.
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$10

34734
NICHOLLS, Kathryn
CARTOGRAPHY: The Art of Adventure (in Carter's Antiques & Collectables Annual)

Sydney. 1994. Carter's Promotions. 1st Ed., issue 1994/1995. Contains article from P.68 to 73 with 7 colour illust. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 29.7 x 23.
Early maps: Product of science, art, and often imagination are historical and intriguing relics.
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$15

32971
OLIVER, Captain S. Pasfield
THE TRUE STORY OF THE FRENCH DISPUTE IN MADAGASCAR

New York. 1969. Negro Universities Press. Reprint of the 1885 original. (2), VIII, 279 PP, plus folded map at rear of book. Cloth cover. Very good. 22.2 x 14.5. 837112826
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$15

65445
ORIENT LINE
FIJI and other British Pacific Islands

London. 1954. Orient Line. August 1954 brochure: 4 PP with history / information, etc... "Orient Line Cruises" map of the Fiji Islands loosely inserted. Soft cover. Fine. Small format: 19.7 x 13.
History, places of interest and information for passengers.
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$5

66389
ORIENT LINE
ORIENT LINE Royal Mail Steamers Australia England 1929-1930 - Schedule 1929/30 (No. 1)

Sydney. 1929. D. L. Dodwell. Folded schedule 1929 No. 1. 4 folds. Tables on the Inside: Outwards & Homewards. Name of previous owner at top of title fold. Ageing of paper. Small format: 11.5 x 30.2. Folded size: 11.5 x 7.5.
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$10

66388
ORIENT LINE
ORIENT LINE STEAMSHIPS BETWEEN ENGLAND AND AUSTRALIA - Schedule 1929/30 (No. 1)

London. 1929. Anderson, Green & Co. Ltd. Folded schedule 1929/30, No. 1. 4 folds. Tables on the Inside: Outwards & Homewards. Name of previous owner at top of title fold. Ageing of paper. Small format: 11.5 x 31.5. Folded: 11.5 x 8.
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$10

65428
ORIENT LINE
SYDNEY

London. c.1958. Orient Line. October 1958 edition. Folded brochure (5 folds) with History, places of interest etc... and 2 maps in colour: Sydney and Port Jackson / Sydney. A little soiling, o/wise very good. Folded format: 18.7 x 12.5.
Gives places of interest and information for passengers, hotels and restaurants, theatres, surfing beaches, golf, racing, expeditions, aeroplane services..
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$10

16802
ORTZEN, Len
GUNS AT SEA, The World's Great Naval Battles

New York. 1976. Galahad. 1st U.S. edition, with a foreword by Ludovic Kennedy. 160 PP with b/w & colour illust. Title-page: Battle of Cape St. Vincent. Eps: The Bismarck in Action against HMS Hood. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing. Very good. 28.5 x 22. 088365363X
Sixteen main naval battles. From the Battle of Sluys in 1340 to the Battle of Midway in 1942.
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$10

20365
OSBUN, Albert G.
TO CALIFORNIA AND THE SOUTH SEAS - The Diary of Albert G. Osbun 1849-1851

San Marino, Ca. USA. 1966. The Huntington Library. 1st Ed. Edited by John Haskell Kemble. XIII, 233 PP with 2 maps and 3 drawings. Fp: Portrait of Albert Gallatin Osbun. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket is a little browned around edges. A near fine copy. 23.6 x 15.8.
Unsuccessful at gold digging in California, he sailed on the brig Rodolph to Samoa, Wallis Island, Tuvalu, and Hawaii, intending to bring back pigs, chickens, yams, etc.. to San Francisco.
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$25

49884
OWEN, David
THE ROLE OF THE UNITED NATIONS AS RELATED TO WORLDWIDE TRANSPORTATION PROBLEMS

Melbourne. 1969. IAPH / International Association of Ports and Harbors 1st Ed. 18 PP, plus 1 folded organigram The United Nations and Related Agencies. Soft cover. Near fine. 24.5 x 17.8.
Paper presented, at the Sixth Biennial I.A.P.H. Conference, Melbourne, March 1969. Co-Administrator United Nations Development Programme.
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$10

47645
OZANNE, Nicolas
LE PORT DE ROUEN, Vu de l'Isle de la Croix

Paris. c. 1980. Colour print - suitable for framing. Reprint of the 1776 original. Painting by Nicolas Ozanne, engraved by Le Gouaz and published in the Réduit de la Collection des Ports de France dessinés pour le Roi en 1776. Fine. Format: 26.8 x 35.5.
Port of Rouen on the Seine, viewed from the Island of the Cross.
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$45

47324
PAASCH, H.
FROM KEEL TO TRUCK. A Marine Dictionary in English, French and German

Antwerp. 1885. Ratinckx Frères. 1st Ed. (2), II, (4), 4 plates on full page, 206 PP with 3 pages of figures,and tables, plus 81 plates, CIV (index). Fp: Portrait of H. Paasch. Rebacked copy retaining original very attractive gilt-engraved cloth of front and back covers, gilt title on spine. Renewed endpapers. Small stain at top corner of frontispiece. Slight ageing of paper on outside edges. Still a very nice copy of a scarce book. 22.6 x 16.
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$250

66822
PALIN, Michael
POLE TO POLE

London. 1992. BCA. BCA edition of the 1992 BBC original. 320 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (drawings, maps, photos by Basil Pao). Eps: Map North Pole to South Pole, by David Atkinson. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Near fine. 24.7 x 19.
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$10

67666
PAN AMERICAN
MENU - Clipper Ship "GREAT REPUBLIC"

New York. 1966. Pan American World Airways, Inc. Folded Menu. Front cover: reproduction of an authentic Currier & Ives print (in colour). Back: details on the print and the Clipper Ship. Folded insert "The President Special", Pan American Cuisine by Maxim's de Paris (gilt lettering) and tie (gilt colour). Fine. Format: 32 x 26.
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$25

17873
PARKER, John P.
CAPE BRETON SHIPS AND MEN

Aylesbury, U.K. 1967. Author. 1st Ed. 198 PP with 18 line drawings by Samuel F. Manning, plus 20 pages with 36 b/w photos. Fp: Brig James, a Cape Breton vessel. FEP: Type of rig. REP: Map of Cape Breton Island. Decorated front cover, dj. Occasional foxing. Fine. 25.4 x 19.
The sailing vessels built by native craftsmen of Cape Breton Island in Nova Scotia up to 1900. Narrative of several seamen of this epoch.
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$10

66526
PARKIN, Ray
H.M. BARK "ENDEAVOUR" - Her place in Australian History - With an Account of her Construction, Crew and Equipment and a Narrative of her Voyage on the East Coast of New Holland in the Year 1770.

Melbourne. 2006. The Miegunyah Press. Paperback edition of the 2nd edition of 2003 (the original of 1997 was No. 13 in the Second numbered series of the Miegunyah Press). XII, 468 PP with 2 reproductions of original drawings by Parkinson, as well as plans, charts and illustrations by the author. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 23.5 x 17.8. 0522853110
Not only on the Bark "Endeavour", but the description of Australia by the participants to this voyage of discovery (Cook, Banks, Parkinson, Pickersgill...), while following the East Coast from Cape Howe to Cape York.
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$55

44930
PARSONS, Ronald
AUSTRALIAN SHIPOWNERS AND THEIR FLEETS. Book Eleven - Vessels enrolled at Launceston 1830-1859

Goolwa, S.A. c. 2003. Author. Reprint of the 1992 original. (2), 56 PP. Stapled typescript monograph. Soft cover. Fine. Oblong: 16.2 x 20.6. 0909418462
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$10

14766
PARSONS, Ronald
AUSTRALIAN SHIPOWNERS AND THEIR FLEETS - Book Two: Northern Rivers of New South Wales

Adelaide. 1986. Author. Revised edition of the 1973 original. II, (2), 101 to 172 PP. Stapled typescript monograph. Soft cover. Fine. Oblong: 16.6 x 20.6. 090941839X
Ships trading to the Northern Rivers and the NSW Central Coast.
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$10

31143
PAYNE, Joe
HARBOUR UNDER SAIL - A guide to the Tall Ships bringing History to Life

Sydney. 1988. The Sun-Herald. Insert to The Sun-Herald of 17th January 1988. 32 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover (US Coast Guard Eagle). Covers slightly rubbed. Very good. 27.5 x 20.5.
Fleet gathering in Sydney for the Bicentennial of Australia.
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$10

67053
PENINSULAR & ORIENTAL STEAM NAVIGATION COMPANY
SHIP MENUS (6) - FLOWERS OF AUSTRALIA

Peninsular and Orient Line. 6 menus (2 blank and 4 pre printed) in a series of 12 paintings by Strom Gould, published by P&O. Front: Flowers. Back: description. Faint ageing and occasional foxing. Very good. 21.7 x 14.5.
No. 1: Golden Everlasting Daisy, Native Rose and a butterfly. No. 3: 9 flowers. No. 5: Illawarra Flame Tree & Lace Bark. No. 8: 7 flowers and a cicada. No. 10: Darwinia, Geraldton wax flower and butterfly. No. 11: 8 flowers.
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$25

67052
PENINSULAR & ORIENTAL STEAM NAVIGATION COMPANY
SHIP MENUS (9) - FLOWERS OF AUSTRALIA

Peninsular and Orient Line. 9 menus (pre printed) in a series of 12 paintings by Strom Gould, published by P&O. Front: Flowers. Back: description. Light soiling or occasional foxing, o/wise very good. 21.5 x 14.5.
No. 1: Golden Everlasting Daisy, Native Rose and a butterfly. No. 3: 9 flowers. No. 5: Illawarra Flame Tree & Lace Bark. No. 6: 3 flowers and a Christmas Beetle. No. 7: 9 flowers. No. 8: 7 flowers and a cicada. No. 10: Darwinia, Geraldton wax flower and butterfly. No. 11: 8 flowers. No. 12: Kangaroo Paws.
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$35

67065
PENINSULAR AND ORIENTAL STEAM NAVIGATION COMPANY
P & O PORTS OF CALL: MELBOURNE

London. circa August, 1957. Folded brochure (3 folds) with history/information and 1 plan of Melbourne. Some ageing/soiling, o/wise very good. Folded format: 21.7 x 14.
Gives places of interest and information for passengers.
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$10

40181
PEREZ, Juan
JUAN PEREZ ON THE NORTHWEST COAST - Six Documents of His Expedition in 1774

Portland. 1989. Oregon Historical Society. 1st Ed., No. 12 in the North Pacific Studies series. Translated and annotated by Herbert K. Beals. XXVIII, (2), 270, (4) PP with 24 b/w illustrations (13 maps, 2 portraits...). Fp: Map of the Pérez expedition of 1774. Eps: Map on the voyage of the Santiago 24 January to 28 August 1774. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Faint foxing. Fine. 26 x 15.8. 0875951899
Exploration of the North West Coast of Canada and USA, and quest for presence of Russian colonies.
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$25

67195
PLOWMAN, Peter
PASSENGER SHIPS OF AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND - Volume II (1913-1980)

Sydney. 1981. Doubleday. 1st Ed. Vol. II: 220 PP with b/w photos. Eps: 36 Funnels, house flags & hulls (in colour) of these shipping lines. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing on outside edges. Fine. Oblong: 21.2 x 28. 0868240370
Volume II: 80 Vessels placed in service from 1913 to 1980 by 17 shipping lines from Australia and 5 from New Zealand.
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$40

35576
POCOCK, Tom
NELSON AND HIS WORLD

New York. 1968. A Studio Book / Viking Press. 1st US Ed. 144 PP with 130 b/w illust. Fp: Horatio Nelson, aged 39, by Lemuel Abbott. Cloth cover, dj (price-clipped). Some foxing, o/wise near fine. 23.8 x 18.5. 670505978
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$10

18115
POLMAR, Norman & FRIEDMAN, Norman
WARSHIPS

London. 1984. Treasure Press. Reprint of the 1983 revised and updated edition of 1981. 88 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Title spread: HMS Invincible. Half-title page: HMS Warrior (1860). Eps: HMS Alacrity. Pictorial laminated boards. Very good. 32.2 x 23.8. 0907812597
From the American Civil War to the Falklands conflict and beyond.
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$10

62678
POPE, Dudley
THE BATTLE OF THE RIVER PLATE

London. 1957. William Kimber. 4th edition (January 1957) of the June 1956 original. Foreword by Admiral Sir Edward Parry, and Preface by Admiral Sir Charles Woodhouse. XVIII, 19-259, (12 publications) PP with 1 map, plus 14 pages with 20 b/w illustrations. Fp: The end of the Admiral Graf Spee. FEP: Map "First Phase". REP: diagrams showing hits. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Spine of dust jacket slightly sunned. Occasional foxing. Very good. 22 x 14.5.
December 1939: H.M.S Ajax, Achilles & Exeter against the German pocket battleship Graf Spee.
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$20

61917
POULSON, Bruce
RECHERCHE BAY - A Short History

Southport, Tasmania. 2009. The Management Committee of the Southport Community Centre. Reprint of the 2004 original with recent developments and a postcript to the 2005 reeprint. V, 83 PP with b/w illustrations. Inside front cover: sketch map of Recherche Bay. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21 x 21. 978097597501
Bay of the southern tip of Tasmania, first explored by Bruny d'Entrecasteaux. Garden of Recherche Bay "Jardin du Roi", by Felix Lahaie. ... Whaling.
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$30

59139
POWELL, L. H.
THE SHIPPING FEDERATION: A History of the First Sixty Years 1890-1950

London. 1950. Shipping Federation. 1st Ed. Foreword by Basil Sanderson. (6), 149, (3) PP, plus 17 b/w plates (1 cartoon, 11 portraits, 3 facsimile of documents, 17 photos) . Fp: Mr Basil Sanderson. Marbled endpapers. Hard cover, device and title on front cover (slightly faded). Fine. 23.2 x 18.
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$10

33345
PRESTON, Antony
BATTLESHIPS

Sydney. 1981. AP Publishing. A Bison Book. 1st Australian edition. 192 PP with 13 maps & battle plans, 27 colour illust. (7 profiles and cutaways), tables and b/w photos. Title spread: HMS Nelson firing her starboard 6-inch secondary guns, 1940. Hard cover, dj (rubbed). Near fine. 30.5 x 23. 0868270857
The rise and fall of the battleship.
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$20

32367
PRESTON, Antony
DESTROYERS

London. 1998. Parkgate Books. Reprint. 224 PP with tables and b/w illustrations (7 maps & plans, 4 drawings, 4 cutaways and 318 photos). Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Fine. 30 x 22.8. 1902616014
An illustrated history.
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$10

60809
PURNELL'S
THE SINKING OF THE BISMARCK (in Purnell"s History of the Second World War, No. 16)

London. c. 1974. Purnell & Sons Ltd. No. 16 in Purnell's History of the Second World War series. Edited by Barrie Pitt. 421-448 PP with 5 maps, and b/w or colour illustrations including 3 artworks by John Batchelor. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 29.7 x 22.5.
Articles by Lt-Cmdr. Peter KEMP & Lt-Cmdr Gerhard JUNACK. Chase of the Bismarck. Last Hours of the Bismarck. Hitler's New Order Struggles for the Sealanes. Bomber Command.
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$5

60808
PURNELL'S
STRUGGLE FOR THE SEALANES (in Purnell"s History of the Second World War, No. 11)

London. c. 1974. Purnell & Sons Ltd. No. 11 in Purnell's History of the Second World War series. Edited by Barrie Pitt. 281-308 PP with 1 map, and b/w or colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 29.7 x 22.5.
Articles by Lt-Cmdr Peter KEMP & Arthur SLATER. Struggles for the Sealanes. Bomber Command.
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$5

67543
RADOK, Rainer
CAPES AND CAPTAINS - A Comprehensive Study of the Australian Coast

Sydney. 1990. Surrey Beatty. 1st Ed. XII, 296 PP with 36 b/w illustrations. Fp: Portrait of Matthew Flinders. Eps: Mappemonde ou Carte Generale de l'Univers 1778. Pictorial laminated boards. Spine lightly sunned. Name of previous owner at top of title page. Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise very good. 24 x 18.5. 0949324280
A study of the Australian coast and features, through the eyewitness reports of the explorers made from their ships or by their landing parties of naturalists, mineralogists and artists.
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$30

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

Annapolis. 1980. Naval Institute Press. 1st Ed. X, (4), 200 PP with 2 maps, 4 drawings and 26 b/w photos. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Light speckling on the top and lower edges and a few marks on covers. Very good. 23.5 x 15.8. 0870212192
Tours of duty in the Mediterranean and Vietnam. Desk duty in Washington.
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$10

67619
REED, Philip
MODELLING SAILING MEN-OF-WAR, An Illustrated Step-by-Step Guide

London. 2004. Chatham Publishing. Reprint. 124 PP with b/w photos throughout. Hard cover, dj. A fine copy. 25 x 19. 1861761260
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$40

51324
RICHARDS, Robert S.
MARINE DRUG GUIDE

Melbourne. 1986. World Trade Centre Pharmacy / Ultimate Idea. 2nd edition of the 1982 original Australian Ship's Masters Medical Guide). Foreword by Don Dunstan. XIV, 162 PP with tables, 1 portrait and 4 b/w photographic plates. Inside front cover: page 261 of The Chemists' and Druggists' Diary, 1898. Pictorial soft cover (topsail schooner Alma Doepel). Foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. 21 x 14.8. 0958914303
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$20

48009
RIGBY, Nigel & Van Der MERWE, Pieter
CAPTAIN COOK IN THE PACIFIC

Greenwich. 2002. National Maritime Museum. 1st Ed., with a foreword by Glyn Williams. 144 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (charts & maps, drawings & engravings, paintings & photos). Fp (in colour): Captain Cook by Nathaniel Dance. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 24.6 x 19. 0948065435
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$30

52370
ROSE, Lyndon
PEOPLE IN THE SUN. The Native People of Australia and the Islands of the South West Pacific

Sydney. 1961. Angus & Robertson. 1st Ed. 94 PP profusely illustrated with b/w photos by Ronald Rose. Hard cover, gilt title on spine. Dedicatory note on front endpaper dated and signed by Ronald and Lyndon Rose. Very good. 28.7 x 22.
Covers the people, clothing, houses, food and village life of the native people of Australia and some of its island neighbours.
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$15

61463
ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY
THE GEOGRAPHICAL JOURNAL - Volume: XCVI, No. 5

London. 1940. Royal Geographical Society. Vol. XCVI, No. 5, November 1940. Edited by Arthur R. HINKS. VI (Advertisements), 305-376 PP with figures (drawings, maps, sketches), plus 6 plates with 16 b/w photos and a folded plate with 7 maps or plans at rear of Journal. Original soft cover. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 24.5 x 15.5.
Vol. XCVI - No. 5: Sand Cays and Mangroves in Jamaica, by J. A. Steers, ... J.A. Lofthouse. ... Whale-Marking in the Southern Ocean, by A.C. Hardy.
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$5

67561
RUSDEN, Athol
RASCAL OF THE SOUTH PACIFIC - An Autobiography

Gold Coast, Qld. 2005. Author. 1st Ed. Foreword and Endnote by Brian McNiven. 408 PP with 24 headpieces, plus 40 pages with 14 colour and 65 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Ex Library copy with stamp on lower part of title page and front outside edge, and covers laminated . Name of previous owner at top of half title page. Faint foxing. Very good reading copy. 23 x 15.2. 0646449052
The Pacific Islands 1948 to 1982. Yachting, Chartering: New Zealand, Tahiti, Hawaii... Shipowner based in Port Vila, New Hebrides... Page 223: poem of 1952 by James Norman Hall to his daughter Nancy.
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$25

62450
SCHIELDROP, Edgar B.
THE HIGH SEAS

London. 1939. Hutchinson & Co. 1st Ed. No. 3 in the Hutchinson's Illustrated Library of Modern Knowledge. Foreword by Sir Archibald Hurd. (2), 211 PP with over 130 b/w illustrations (diagrams, plans, photos). Fp (in colour): S.S. Stratheden at Port Said. Cloth cover, device on front cover, dj. Dust jacket rubbed with closed tears, o/wise near fine. 23.7 x 15.5.
Shipbuilding and ship management from earliest times to the present day (1939).
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$30

43502
SCHOERNER, Katarina (editor)
DET SEGLANDE SKEPPET

Stockholm. 1997. Vasamuseet. 1st Ed. 86 PP with 1 folded plan (rigging and sails), 3 colour and 20 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Swedish text. Near fine. 24 x 17. 9185268704
Rigging and sails of the Vasa.
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$20

55562
SEAMANSHIP
CODE OF SAFE WORKING PRACTICES FOR MERCHANT SEAMEN - 1991IX,

London. 1991. The Department of Transport / HMSO. 2nd impression of the 1991 edition. IX, 195 PP. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.6 x 21. 1155190486
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$20

49807
SERVICIO DE HIDROGRAFIA NAVAL
DERROTERO ARGENTINO. Parte III - Archipielago Fueguino, Islas Malvinas (Tomo I & II)

Buenos Aires. 1962. Secretaria de Marina / Servicio de Hidrografia Naval. 3rd Edition. Publication H. 203. Vol. I: 324, XXVI (index) PP with 3 pages with index maps, 5 tables and 114 b/w coastal views (sketches or photos). Vol. II: (2), 325-604, XXVI (index) PP with 2 tables and 65 b/w coastal views (sketches or photos). Supplement No. 1 - 1962: 20 PP loosely inserted. Hard cover, cloth spine. Edges of covers with signs of wear. Slight ageing of paper. Very good. Spanish text. 25.5 x 18.
Pilot books for the: Islands of Tierra del Fuego and the Falkland Islands.
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$50

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

Wellington. 1971. Alexander Turnbull Library. 1st Ed. 125 PP, plus 1 folded map, 6 b/w plates, and 1 large folded chart at back of book. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket is a rubbed around edges and cloth cover has a little shelf wear on bottom edges, o/wise a fine copy. 25.5 x 15.7.
Accounts & illustrations from Duperrey's visit in La Coquille with details of Maori & European life in New Zealand in 1824.
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$20

67616
[SHIPBUILDER]
THE CUNARD WHITE STAR QUADRUPLE-SCREW NORTH ATLANTIC LINER QUEEN MARY, No.6 in the series "Ocean Liners of the Past"

London. 1972. P.S.L. Facsimile reprint of the 1936 original. No. 6 in a series of reprints from "The Shipbuilder & Marine Engine-Builder". Introduction and epilogue by Leslie Reade. (8), 42 adv., (2), 210, 90 adv. PP with 284 b/w illust. (photos & portraits) plus 11 plates (6 folded) & 1 plan of the general arrangement. Fp: "Queen Mary". Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price-clipped). Near fine. Large format: 33.5 x 25. 0850591015
Souvenir edition plus epilogue by Leslie Reade updating her career to her arrival at Long Beach, California, in 1967.
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$100

64646
SHIPLOVERS' SOCIETY OF VICTORIA
THE ANNUAL DOG WATCH - No. 23

Melbourne. 1966. Shiplovers' Society of Victoria. Issue No. 23 of The Journal of the Shiplovers' Society of Victoria. Edited by STROM, S.A.E. & GOLDFINCH T.E.. Foreword by Sir Donald F. Anderson. 136 PP. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 21 x 14.5.
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$10

53789
SHIPLOVERS' SOCIETY OF VICTORIA
THE DOG WATCH - No. 28

Melbourne. 1971. Shiplovers' Society of Victoria. Issue No. 28, edited by STROM, S. A. E., & GOLDFINCH, T. E. Foreword by Commodore Rodney Rhoades. 132 PP. Pictorial soft cover with a few creases, o/wise very good. 21 x 14.5.
Gleams through darkness, an outline history of lighthouses, by N. S. Smith... The first of Port Phillip Pilots, by Darren Baillieu... Murray River shipping, by Ross Holloway...
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$10

53791
SHIPLOVERS' SOCIETY OF VICTORIA
THE DOG WATCH - No. 30

Melbourne. 1973. Shiplovers' Society of Victoria. Issue No. 30, edited by STROM, S. A. E., & GOLDFINCH, T. E. Foreword by Commodore Dacre H. D. Smyth. 132 PP. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21 x 14.5.
Progress of the Polly Woodside, by J. F. Yuncken. More of Pearling off the Aru Islands, by Captain W. J. Cowling. The tale of the Komet, by Harrow Morgan... A passage from England to Australia in the Gauntlet - 1853, by Sven Tvermoes.
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$10

67472
SHIPPING
THE SHIPPING GAZETTE AND SYDNEY GENERAL TRADE LIST - Vol. V, from January to December 1848

Sydney. 1849. John Fairfax and Sons / Sydney Morning Herald. Bound edition of this Weekly Gazette. (2 blank), 316 PP. FEP and 1st leaf used for Index (manuscript). Hard cover, half bound with marbled paper. Covers rubbed and worn, hinge of front cover split, parts of spine missing. Ageing and foxing. of paper. Complete. Very good working copy. 32 x 21.5.
Volume V: No. 198 of 1st January 1848 to No. 250 of 30 December 1848.
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$250

67470
SHIPPING
THE SHIPPING GAZETTE AND SYDNEY GENERAL TRADE LIST - Vol. XVII: from January to December 1860

Sydney. 1861. John Fairfax and Sons / Sydney Morning Herald. Bound edition of this Weekly Gazette. (2), 216 PP. Hard cover, half bound with marbled paper. Covers rubbed and worn, hinge of front cover split, part of spine missing at foot. Foxing. Complete, but in need of rebacking. Good copy. 37.5 x 25.
Volume XVII: No. 817 of 2nd January 1860 to No. 869, 31 December 1860.
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$150

66393
SHIPPING
TO NEW ZEALAND - Trans-Tasman Passenger Sailings

Sydney. 1963. P&O, Orient, Shaw Savill, Matson, Nederland Line, New Zealand Shipping Co. Union S. S. of N. Z. Ltd. August 1963 edition. Folded flyer. 4 folds with Timetable of Trans-Tasman Passenger Sailings on the inside and Fares on the outside. Folded format: 22.2 x 10.
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$5

64137
SHIPWRECKS
WRECK OF THE QUETTA (in The Queenslander)

Brisbane. 1890. The Queenslander. Part (of issue P. 499 to 510) published March 15, 1890. Contains article from P. 504 to 510 with 7 b/w illustrations (1 map, 2 drawings of the Quetta and 4 engravings). Ageing of paper, and foxing. Very good. Rare. Large format :44 x 28.5.
Wrecked off Adolphus Island, 24th February 1890. ... loss of 173 lives.
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$70

66698
SLATER, Kelly & BORTE, Jason
PIPE DREAMS - A Surfer's Journey

New York. 2003. ReganBooks / HarperCollins. 1st Ed. XIV, 338 PP with b/w illustrations (facsimiles of document and photos), plus 16 pages with 22 colour photos. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 23.5 x 16 0060096292
A Global Surf Quest by surfing "Legends", combined with reef studies by Marine Biologists.
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$10

10183
SMITH, Bernard
ART AS INFORMATION - Reflections on the Art from Captain Cook's Voyages

Sydney. 1979. Sydney University Press / Australian Academy of the Humanities. 1st Ed. 24 PP, plus 24 pages with 36 b/w plates. Soft cover. Fine. 23.5 x 15.2. 0424000601
The annual lecture delivered to The Australian Academy of the Humanities at its Ninth Annual General Meeting at Canberra on 16 May 1978.
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$15

67333
SOCIETY FOR NAUTICAL RESEARCH
MARINER'S MIRROR [THE] - The Journal of the Society for Nautical Research - Volume 50, 1964

Greenwich. 1964. Society for Nautical Research. Volume 50, Nos. 1 to 4. Edited by Captain T. D. Manning. (XX), 336 PP with b/w illustrations (drawings and photos). Soft cover. Fine. 24 x 17.2.
No. 1: The African Guano Trade, by Robert Craig. No. 3: The Voyage of the Pandora's Tender, by H. E. Maude. No. 4: John Biscoe (1794-1843), by A. G. E. Jones.
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$20

67332
SOCIETY FOR NAUTICAL RESEARCH
MARINER'S MIRROR [THE] - The Journal of the Society for Nautical Research - Volume 88, 2002

Greenwich. 2002. Society for Nautical Research Volume 89, Nos. 1 to 4. Edited by Professor Richard Harding. (2), VIII, 512 PP with b/w illustrations (drawings and photos). Soft cover. Fine. 24 x 17.2.
No. 1: Anchor Stone from Baga Waters, Goa, by Sila Tripati. Nelson and the Nile, by Marianne Czisnik. No. 2: Type of Ships on the Indian Ocean, by Norbert Weismann. No. 3: Dutch whaling after WWII, by Jaap R. Bruijn. No. 4: The West Indian Sailing Canoe, by Michael F. Doran
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$20

67431
SOCIETY FOR NAUTICAL RESEARCH
MARINER'S MIRROR [THE]. The Journal of the Society for Nautical Research - Volume 90, No.1

Greenwich. 2004. Society for Nautical Research Volume 90, No. 1, February 2004. Edited by Profesor Richard Harding. 128 PP with b/w illustrations (drawings and photos). Soft cover. Fine. 24 x 17.2.
No. 1: The Greek sewn shipbuilding tradition, by Yaacov Kahanov & Patrice Pomey. ...
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$10

43122
SOOP, Hans
THE POWER AND THE GLORY - The Sculptures of the Warship Wasa

Stockholm. 1992. Kungl. Vitterhets Historie och Antikvitets Akademien. 2nd English edition of the 1986 original. (8), 272 PP with 375 figures, plus 1 colour plate Coat-of-arms of the Vasa family, 8 pages with 20 plates (3 b/w and 17 colour), and 1 large folded plan at rear of book. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 29.6 x 22. 9174022369
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$70

39341
SOTHEBY'S
RARE AUSTRALIAN BOOKS FROM THE COLLECTION OF ERNEST RICHARDSON SLADE

Melbourne. 1992. Sotheby's Australia. 1st Ed. 40 PP with 4 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 27 x 21.
Catalogue with over 324 items.
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$20

63913
SPENCER, Mark
DIVING THE CUMBERLAND (in Australian Geographic No. 77)

Sydney. 2005. Australian Geographic. Issue No. 77, Jan-Mar 2005. 128 PP. Contains article from P. 80 to 87 with 4 b/w photos and 14 colour illustrations (1 map, 1 painting by Mike Golding, and 12 photos). Illustrated soft cover. Fine. 27.8 x 21.
Dive on the wreck of the Twin Screw Steamer Cumberland sunk after hiting a mine laid by the German Raider "Wolf", on the 6th of July 1917.
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$10

55032
SPENNEMANN, Dirk H. R.
'STEAM TO TONGA & SAMOA': The Norddeutscher Lloyd Mail Service 1886 to 1893

Albury, NSW. 2002. Letao Press. 1st Ed. 37, (3 publications) PP with 31 b/w illustrations (1 map, 1 house flag, 1 newspaper clipping, 2 franked stamps, 7 franking stamps, 9 franked envelopes or post cards, and 10 photos). Pictorial soft cover, staples. Very good. 29.7 x 20.7. 01876940085
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$20

16199
SPIN, Jacob
SCHEEPSPORTRETTEN

Amsterdam. 1974. G. Kolff & Co. 1st Ed. (4), 60 PP with 4 bw illust. in text, plus 20 magnificent colour plates of frameable size (32cm x 40) in a portfolio at back of book. Eps: Launch of a ship. Cloth cover, vignette on front cover, dj. Dutch text. Fine. Oblong: 32.8 x 41.3.
Portraits of Dutch ships (schooners, windjammers, frigates, clipperships...)
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$55

36877
SPONT, Alfred
LETTERS AND PAPERS RELATING TO THE WAR WITH FRANCE 1512-1513

London. 1897. Navy Records Society. 1st Ed. Publications of the Navy Records Society, Volume 10. XLVIII, (2), 219 PP, plus 3 b/w plates. Colour Fp: The Burning of Cordeliere and Regent (1512). Navy blue/cream buckram cover, gilt device on front cover. Spine missing, o/wise a good copy. Sold as is. 23.6 x 16.
A short naval war between France and England, from documents held at the Bibliothèque Nationale, Archives Nationales, The Record Office and the British Museum.
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$10

67047
S.S. MERIMBULA
ABRAHAMS BOSOM RESERVE, CURRARONG / S.S. MERIMBULA

Nowra, 1988. Department of Lands. Folded brochure, March 1988. 4 folds with 2 sketch maps, 3 b/w photos and artwork. Local newspaper clipping (March 1988, Vol. 2, No.1) with a b/w photo of the wrecked Merimbula. Very good. Format: 21.2 x 10.
Wrecked off Beecroft Head on 27 March 1928.
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$5

39962
STAMP, Tom & Cordelia
JAMES COOK MARITIME SCIENTIST

Whitby. 1978. Caedmon of Whitby. 1st Ed. XIV, 160 PP with 8 b/w illustrations, plus 2 b/w plates. Fp: Portrait of Capt. James Cook. Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 21.5 x 14. 0905355040
The life of Captain Cook: Yorkshire years, family life, the voyages. The man, his methods, his achievements.
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$10

52875
STARBUCK, Nicole
THE BAUDIN EXPEDITION IN AUSTRALIA, 1800-1803 (in National Library of Australia News - Vol XVII, No. 10, July 2007)

Canberra. 2007. N.L.A. Volume XVII, No. 10, July 2007. Contains article between pages 3 and 6 with 3 b/w and 3 colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21.
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$5

67312
STEAMSHIP HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA
STEAMBOAT BILL - No. 152, 1979

New York. 1979. Steamship Historical Society of America. Volume 36, No. 4, issue 152, Winter 1979. Edited by Peter T. Eisele. 215-278 PP with b/w illustrations (Liners Mauretania and Rex at centrefold, 1 map, 1 painting, 13 drawings and 78 photos). Pictorial soft cover in colour (Potomac). Small chip at top corner of front cover, o/wise near fine. 28 x 21.5.
A Centennial salute to Albany, by Harry Jones. The Celebrated Run of Far West, by Edward A. Mueller. Steamboats in the Motor City (Detroit), by Barry W. Eager. Passenger Ships in the People's Republic of China, by Theodore W. Scull.
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$10

67421
STEAMSHIP HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA
STEAMBOAT BILL - Volume XXXIX, issues 161, 162, 163 & 164 - 1982

New York. 1982. Steamship Historical Society of America. Volume 39, No. 1, issue 161, Spring 1982 to No. 4, Issue164, Winter 1982, plus Title Page and "Table of Contents" page for Volume XXXIX. Edited by Peter T. Eisele. 304 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft covers (in colour). Very good. 28 x 21.5.
No. 161: Hapag-Lloyd's "Grand Old Lady" (Kungsholm / Europa), by Peter C. Kohler. No. 162: Stefan Batory of the Polish Ocean Lines, by Theodore W. Scull. Harbor Scenes of Hong Kong, by Paul M. Wilson. No. 163: Maiden Voyage of a modern cruise ship (Atlantic), by Allan E. Jordan. No. 164: Central-Hudson Steamboat Co., by Donald C. Ringwald.
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$30

67420
STEAMSHIP HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA
STEAMBOAT BILL - Volume XXXV, issues 145, 146, 147 & 148 - 1978

New York. 1978. Steamship Historical Society of America. Volume 35, No. 1, issue 145, Spring 1978 to No. 4, Issue148, Winter 1978. Edited by Peter T. Eisele. 264 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft covers (in colour) Very good. 28 x 21.5.
No. 145: The Italian Liners, 1932-1975, by William A. Fox. No. 146: Queen Frederica - A Tribute to Gibbs, by Allan Jordan. No. 147: How to build a Cruise Ship - "America" Style, by Peter T. Eisele. ...
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$30

66028
STEELE, Philip
A MARINER'S TALE

New York. 2009. Barron's Educational series, Inc. 1st US edition (juvenile). A Quarto Children's Book. 30 PP with colour illustrations and 11 fascinating flaps, plus drawer "Mariner's Chest" containing Instruction sheets for models of a "Caravel" ship, a Compass and a Telescope. All colour art works and illustrations by: Laszlo Veres, Nick Harris and Martin Sanders. Laminated pictorial covers. Fine. 26 x 26. 9780764195532
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$20

52697
STERN, Rob
U.S. BATTLESHIPS IN ACTION - Part 2

Carrollton, Texas. 1984. Squadron/Signal Publications. 1st Ed., No. 4 in the Warships series, illustrated by Kevin Wornkey and Don Greer. 50 PP with 3 silhouettes, 6 sketch-plans, 8 profiles, 112 b/w photos, and 6 colour illustrations at centrefold. Title page: 2 profiles. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. Oblong: 21 x 28. 0897471571
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$15

64230
STEWART, W. W.
PRINT - Thames Service "WAKATERE"

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 Wakatere. Near fine. Oblong: 29 x 38.
Built 1896 for the Northern Steam Ship Company ...
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$10

62336
STEWART, W. W.
STEAM ON THE WAITEMATA

Wellington. 1972. Reed. 1st Ed. 64 PP with b/w illustrations and 17 colour plates. Fp (in colour): Auckland Ferry Building. FEP: The ferry routes on the Waitemata. REP: Ferry boat schedules and advert. Hard cover, dj. Foxing on outside edges. A little light wear around edges of dust jacket, o/wise a near fine copy. 24.5 x 27.5. 058900719X
The ferries which played a vital role in the life and development of the City of Auckland.
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$15

43524
SUEZ CANAL
THE SUEZ CANAL PROBLEM, July 2--September 22, 1956

Washington. 1956. Department of State. 1st Ed., Department of State publication 6392. XVI, 370 PP. Soft cover. Near fine. 23 x 14.8.
Suez Canal Agreements, 1854-1954. Egyptian Nationalization 26 July / 2nd August 1956. The 22-power London Conference August 3-15 1956. The Cairo Meeting of the Suez Committee with President Nasser...
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$20

66722
SYDNEY MARITIME MUSEUM
Steam Launch LADY HOPETOUN (in Australian Sea Heritage, No. 5)

Sydney. 1985. Sydney Maritime Museum. No. 5, Autumn 1985. 32 PP. Contains article pages 12 to 17 with 13 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover (Lady Hopetoun). Fine. 27.7 x 21.
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$5

20416
SZABO, Michael
MAKING WAVES

Auckland. 1991. Reed. 1st Ed. (16), 248 PP (16), with b/w & colour illust. (maps, line drawings & photos). Title page: Rainbow Warrior, Rungelap. Ep: Anti-whaling campaign. Soft cover with dj. Fine. 27.2 x 19.5. 0790002302
Greenpeace New Zealand. Protest voyages into nuclear testing zone of Mururoa. Whale protection. Sinking of the Rainbow Warrior.
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$20

42302
TALL, Jeffrey
SUBMARINES & DEEP-SEA VEHICLES

Enderby, UK. 2002. Silverdale Books. 1st Ed. 256 PP with over 60 colour artworks and cutaways and more than 140 b/w and colour photos. Half title page: Deep ocean research vehicle Alvin. Laminated pictorial boards, dj. Fine. 30.5 x 23.7. 1856056341
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$15

59817
TASMAN
ABEL JANSZOON TASMAN'S JOURNAL of his discovery of Van Diemens Land and New Zealand in 1642 with documents relating to his exploration of Australia in 1644 being photo-lithographic facsimiles of the original manuscript in the Colonial Archives at The Hague with an English translation and facsimiles of original maps to which are added life and labours of Abel Janszoon Tasman by J.E. Heeres, LL. D. Professor at the Dutch Colonial Institute Delft and observations made with the compass on Tasman's voyage by Dr. W. van Bemmelen Assistant-Director of the Royal Meteorological Institute Utrecht

Los Angeles. 1965. N. Kovach. Reprint of the 1892 original edition by Frederik Muller. Edition limited to 225 copies. (X), 198 PP with photo-lithographic facsimiles of Tasman's original journal (53 pages with illustrations), (2), 164 PP containing the text of the life of Tasman by Heeres, with a sketch map and facsimile signature of Tasman, appendices from P.129 to 163 printed on 2 columns in English & Dutch, then (2), 22 PP with Bemmelen's observations with 2 illustrations, (1 errata). Plus 5 folded maps in pocket at back of book. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Fine copy, inscribed by the publisher Nicholas Kovach on front endpaper. Large format: 44 x 29.
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$1250

15172
TAYLOR, Captain L.G.
SHIPS AND PORTS, A Basic Study of their Relationships

Glasgow. 1991. Brown, Son & Ferguson. 1st Ed. VII, 54 PP. Laminated decorated boards. Fine. 21 x 15. 0851745628
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$10

66497
TEAIWA, Katerina, FIRTH, Stewart & JOLLY, Magaret (Conference Convenors)
OCEANIC CONNECTIONS - 2008 Conference

Canberra. 2008. Australian Association for the Advancement of Pacific Studies / A N U. April 2008 edition. 61 PP (recto only) with colour illustrations (1 plan of ANU, 2 photos and 4 Timetables). Soft cover, illustrated front, clear plastic protection, spiral bound. Fine. 29.8 x 20.5.
2nd conference held in Canberra, 18th - 20th April 2008. Pages 20 to 23: Timetable / Program. Pages 26 to 56 abstracts of 60 papers.
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$30

43812
THIESS, Frank
TSUSHIMA - Der Roman eines Seekrieges

Berlin. 1941. Paul Zsolnay Verlag. Reprint of the 1936 original. 516 PP, plus 1 folded map Libau to Tsushima, 1 map of Tsushima Strait and 5 battle diagrams at the rear of book. Cloth cover, title on spine. Slight ageing of paper. Near fine. German text in Gothic script. 20.4 x 13.
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$10

46680
THOMAS, Nicholas
DISCOVERIES. The Voyages of Captain Cook

London. 2003. Allen Lane. 1st Ed. XXXVIII, 468 PP with 6 head pieces (on double page), 9 maps (3 on double page) and 54 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 24.2 x 16. 0713995572
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$15

38800
THOMPSON, Sir Robert (editor)
WAR IN PEACE - Conventional and Guerrilla Warfare since 1945

New York. 1982. Harmony Books. 1st US edition. VIII, 312 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Fine. Large format: 30.5 x 23. 051754640X
Red Star in the East: China, 1946-1949... The Suez fiasco... The Gulf war between Iran and Irak.
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$10

16461
THOMSON, Keith Stewart
LIVING FOSSIL, The Story of the Coelacanth

London. 1991. Hutchinson Radius. 1st Ed. 252 PP with 46 figures (graphs, line drawings, photos) in text. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 21.5 x 14.5. 0091751152
First trawled by Capt. Goosen of the Nerine and studied by Marjorie Courtenay-Latimer in 1938. Search off the Comoros Archipelago. Studies & results.
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$5

10229
THROWER, Norman J. W. (Editor)
THE THREE VOYAGES OF EDMOND HALLEY IN THE PARAMORE 1698-1701 (in two Volumes)

Glasgow. 1981. Hakluyt Society. Second Series, Volumes 156 & 157. Vol. I: 392 PP, plus 14 pages with b/w. Fp: Edmond Halley (1657-1742). Vol. II: 3 folded charts in Portfolio. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket lightly rubbed. Faint foxing on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 22.5 x 14. 0904180026
Halley's first two voyages were to test his geomagnetical theories and the third voyage to investigate tidal phenomena.
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$20

67558
THURSTON, Elizabeth
DOLPHINS AT SUNSET - A Family Voyage around the World

Sydney. 1991. Sun / Pan Macmillan. 1st Ed. 232 PP with 1 plan, 3 maps and 38 colour photos. Fp:Drina lying at anchor in Cook's Bay, Moorea. Pictorial soft covers. Remainder mark on lower outside edge. Light foxing on outside edges. Very good. 23 x 15. 0725106816
A four-year voyage on an aluminium ketch around the world by a family of four.
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$15

67630
TOUGH, Ron & COWNIE, Stewart
YACHT CLUBS OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA. A Historical and Pictorial Record

Perth. 1981. Gallery Publications. 1st Ed. 64 PP with many b/w illustrations and 8 pages with colour illustrations (1 plate with 25 burgees and 10 watercolours). Title-page: vignette of the twenty two foot semi rater "Rhythm". FEP: Map of the Swan River. REP: Map of Western Australia. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket a little browned around spine and top edge, o/wise a very good clean copy. 27 x 22.2. 0959614826
History of yachting in Western Australia. The yacht clubs, the races...
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$15

67660
TOWN CLERK, Office of the ... (compiler)
CITY OF BRISBANE - A Souvenir

Brisbane. 1933. Brisbane City Council. 1st Ed. No pagination, 36 PP with 29 b/w photos. Stapled decorated limp covers, b/w photo vignette of Town Hall on front. Covers chipped around edges, staples rusted with middle pages detached. Small envelope pasted down on inside back cover. A very copy clean copy. Scarce. 25 x 19.3.
Issued with the Compliments of the Right Honourable The Lord Mayor and Aldermen 1933-1934.
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$30

67215
TRANTER, Deborah
USING A LOCAL MUSEUM AS A PLACE FOR LEARNING

Toowoomba. 1988. Queensland Museum & Department of Education, Darling Downs Region. 1st Ed. Note "Looking Locally", by Jeffrey Black. (4), 20 PP with b/w illustrations (1 map of Qld, 1 plan of Toowoomba, 1 plan of the "Cobb & Co. Museum", 3 facsimiles of documents and 6 pages of figures). Soft cover, illustrated front, staples. Near fine. 29.7 x 21.
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$10

66392
TRAVEL
SEA and AIR SERVICES between AUSTRALIA - NEW ZEALAND

Melbourne & Sydney. 1958. New Zealand Government Tourist Bureau. Folded flyer. 3 folds with Time Table (May 1958 - May 1959) and Fare List on the inside. Folded format: 18.7 x 14.5.
Projected Steamer Sailings to New Zealand 1958 / 1959.
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$5

11860
TURNBULL, Clive
A CONCISE HISTORY OF AUSTRALIA

London. 1965. Thames & Hudson. 1st Ed. 192 PP with b/w illust. Gilt-engraved cloth cover soiled, o/wise very good. 23.6 x 18.5.
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$5

43043
TURNER, Robert D.
THE PACIFIC PRINCESSES - An Illustrated History of Canadian Pacific Railway's Princess Fleet on the Northwest Coast

Victoria, B.C. 1983. Sono Nis Press. 5th printing of the 1977 original. XIV, 252 PP with over 280 b/w illust. (photos, maps, timetables, scale drawings,...). Fp (in colour): Princess Victoria in a 1908 crossing of the Strait of Juan de Fuca. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 28.5 x 22. 0919462049
The coastal passenger trade between British Columbia, Puget Sound and Alaska.
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$25

52075
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE
SOVIET MILITARY POWER 1985

Washington. 1985. U.S. Department of Defense. 4th edition. Preface by Caspar W. Weinberger. 144 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (artworks, graphs, maps, photos, tables...). Soft cover. Covers lighly rubbed. Very good. 27.5 x 21.3.
Chapter VI (pages 90 to 111): Naval Forces.
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$10

67144
USN
USS CUSHING - DD 985

On Board. circa 1984. 8 PP booklet (typescript) with b/w illustrations (1 badge and 2 photos). Soft wrappers, illustrated front and back covers. Very good. 21.3 x 13.8.
USS Cushing: 23rd Destroyer of the Spruance Class. Welcome Aboard booklet with Captain's biography (Commander Frank F. Hewitt).
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$5

67659
VACUUM
VACUUM MOTORBOAT GUIDE

Melbourne. 1946. Vacuum Oil Company Pty. Ltd. 1st Ed. 40 PP with b/w, duotone and colour illustrations. Inside back cover: International code of signals in colour. Pictorial soft cover. Front cover with small rubbed patches at top. Very good. 21.3 x 13.3.
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$25

67462
VAN KEULEN, Gérard
Hempel reprints of 3 CHARTS - Carte de la Nouvelle-France - Carte navale des Indes Orientales - Curaçao

Paris. c. 1990. Hempel Peintures Marine France S.A. 3 frameable reprints of the 1734 original by Gérard Van Keulen, published in 1734 in "Lichtende Zee-Fackel" in Amsterdam, and held at "La Biblothèque Royale, Copenhague, Danemark". Oblong format: 31 x 35.5.
Nouvelle France / Canada - Indian Ocean, Western Part - Curaçao, Netherland West Indies.
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$20

61201
VERCOE, Graham
BOW WAVES ON THE WAIKATO

Auckland. 1997. Reed Books 1st Ed. 88 PP with b/w illustrations (1map, 3 drawings, 43 photos). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 24 x 22. 0790005786
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$10

49882
VLEUGELS, R. L. M.
THE ECONOMIC IMPACT OF PORTS ON THE REGIONS THEY SERVE AND THE ROLE OF INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT

Melbourne. 1969. IAPH / International Association of Ports and Harbors 1st Ed. 12 PP. 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 Port of Antwerp.
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$10

66978
VOLUNTEER COASTAL PATROL OF N.S.W.
SAFE BOATING

Sydney. c. 1950. The Sun & Volunteer Coastal Patrol of NSW. 1st Ed. 36 PP with b/w sketches. Soft cover, pictorial front, staples removed. Near fine. 21.5 x 14.
... safe operation of boats by amateur enthusiasts ... to be read in conjunction with the official Rules and Regulations issued by the Maritime Services Board of N.S.W.
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$10

67469
WAITE, Lorelei Vashti
LIGHTHOUSES Jigsaw Puzzles

Sydney. 2006. The Five Mile Press. 1st Ed. 10 PP (stiff card) with 22 colour photos and 5 65-piece jigsaws. FEP: Legendary Lighthouses. REP: Lighting Up our Coast (United States of America) with 1 map and 8 colour photos. Laminated pictorial covers. Never used. Fine. 33 x 23. 1741249880
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$10

66201
WALKER, Peter Benson & ELLIS, Frank (editors)
VENTURING WESTWARD - Accounts of Pioneering exploration in Western and North Western Tasmania by Messrs Gould, Gunn, Hellyer, Frodsham, Counsel and Sprent

Hobart. 1987. Government Printer. 1st Ed. Foreword by Robin Gray, Premier of Tasmania. VIII, 62 PP with b/w illustrations (1 facsimile of document, 2 maps and 14 headpieces). Pictorial soft covers a little sunned near spine and traces of an old sticker on front, o/wise a very good clean copy. 26 x 18.7. 0724623280
Published for "Tasmania Day", 1987.
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$30

66736
WARNE, Kennedy
TO HELL (AND BACK): Antarctic Expedition led by Douglas Mawson (in New Zealand Geographic)

Auckland. 2006. New Zealand Geographic / Kowhai Publishing Ltd. No. 77, January - February 2006. 112 PP. Contains article pages 76 to 92 with 1 sketch map in colour and 10 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 27.5 x 21.
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55342
WATSON, Nigel
SUNDERLAND MARINE, Mutual Insurance Company Limited: THE FIRST 125 YEARS

Durham, UK. 2007. Sunderland Marine. 1st Ed. (5), VII, 132 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 25.3 x 19.4.
Sunderland Marine Mutual Insurance Company Limited: 125 years, 1882-2007.
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$40

16491
WELLS, F.E. & BRYCE, Clayton W.
SEASHELLS OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA

Perth. 2000. W.A. Museum. Reprint of the 1988 revised edition of the 1986 original. 208 PP with 1 map, 2 pages b/w figures, 2 b/w photos, 4 colour photos & 74 colour plates covering 671 shells. Pict. card cover. Fine. 21.8 x 14.8. 0730900770
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$30

67474
WELSBY, Thomas
EARLY MORETON BAY (Recollections)

Brisbane. 1907. Outridge Printing Company. 1st edition. III-XVI, 274 PP, plus 12 pages with 16 b/w plates. Ageing and foxing of paper. Lacks P.I & II. Pages stitched but without a binding and an otherwise complete copy. The rare first edition. 18 x 11.3.
Australian National Bibliography: 47145.
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$200

30793
WESTLEY, Eileen
AMERICA'S CUP '83 - The Complete Story

Sydney. 1983. John Fairfax. 1st Ed. 128 PP with b/w illust., and colour photos. Pict. card cover. Fine. 27.2 x 21. 0909558361
When Australia won the Cup.
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$5

44100
WHEELER, Barry C.
MILITARY AIRCRAFT MARKINGS & PROFILES

London. 1990. Hamlyn. 1st Ed. 192 PP with 11 b/w photos, and over 850 full colour illustrations and photos. Illustrated endpapers, title spread and half title page. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 30.5 x 22.2. 0600569764
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37648
WHIPPLE, A.B.C. (editor)
THE CLIPPER SHIPS

Amsterdam. 1984. Time-Life Books. 6th European English language printing of the 1980 original, in The Seafarers series. 176 PP with b/w and colour illust. Title page: Brass bell of the Cutty Sark, 1869. FEP: Map of the world plyed by the Clipper Ships. Simile leather covers, colour vignette (clipper ship Golden State) on front cover. Foxing on half title page, o/wise near fine. 28.7 x 24. 0705406318
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38377
WHITE, Walter
RECOLLECTIONS OF A SAILOR'S LIFE IN INDIA, CHINA, JAPAN, SOUTH AMERICA, BORNEO, SUMATRA, Etc. - Maritime Monographs and Reports No. 3

Greenwich. 1972. National Maritime Museum. Introduction by Basil Greenhill. IV, 56 PP with 1 map, 6 b/w illustrations (1 folded). Fp: Walter White in 1889. Illustrated soft cover. Near fine. 29.7 x 20.8.
Title on front cover: "China Station 1859-1864. The Reminiscences of Walter White". The author was a quartermaster on board HMS Scout between 1859 and 1864.
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$30

67445
WHITMORE, R. L. (editor)
NINETEENTH CENTURY QUEENSLAND ENGINEERS: E.G.C. BARTON - A.J. GOLDSMITH - W.D. NISBET (in Queensland Division Technical Papers 1985)

Brisbane. 1985. The Institution of Engineers Australia, Queensland Division Vol. 26, No. 17, 18 & 19, June 1985. 20 PP (on 2 columns) with b/w illustrations. Article in 3 parts (pages 7 to 15) with 1 potrait for each part Near fine copy. 27.2 x 19.5.
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52504
WICKHAM, T. F.
TEACH YOURSELF SEAMANSHIP

London. 1967. The English Universities Press. Reprint of the 1954 original, in The Teach Yourself Books series. 192 PP with 69 figures. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Faint foxing on outside edges. Near fine. 18.2 x 11.2.
Ship routine and ships - Ropework - Flags and signals...
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$10

57058
WILLIAMS, Glyn
THE DEATH OF CAPTAIN COOK - A Hero Made and Unmade

London. 2008. Profile Books. 1st Ed., in Profiles in History series. (X), 198 PP with 1 map and 20 b/w illustrations. Eps: chart of the Sandwich Islands with inset of Kealakekua Bay. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. New. 20.8 x 14.5. 9781861978424
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$20

42538
WILLIAMS, Guy R.
THE WORLD OF MODEL SHIPS AND BOATS

London. 1971. André Deutsch. 1st edition. 255 PP with over 200 b/w illustrations (plans, sketches & photos), and 33 colour photos. Title-page: Paddle steamer. Eps: Mast & rigging. Decorated cloth cover, fine dj (price-clipped). Previous owner's book plate and name sticker. A little light wear to cover, o/wise a near fine copy. 26 x 19.5. 0233962883
Early vessels (Pharaohs, galleys, caravels), to the ships of the Great Age of Sail (schooners, clippers,...) and the power boats (steam yachts, steamships, ...).
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$20

67253
WOODMAN, Richard
THE VICTORY OF SEAPOWER - Winning the Napoleonic War 1806-1814

London. 2001. Caxton Editions & National Maritime Museum. Reprint of the 1998 original, in the Caxton 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. Laminated pictorial boards, dj. Near fine. 29.6 x 25. 1840673591
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$15

67657
WOODWARD, Jack
UNDER IT DOWN UNDER - Surviving in Slit Trenches

Sydney. 1996. Author 1st Ed. (8), 291 PP, plus 4 pages with 10 b/w photos. Pictorial soft covers. Dedicatory note date and signed by the author on verso of front cover. Covers slightly soiled, o/wise a near fine copy. Scarce. 21 x 15. 0646275917
The Ears and Eyes of the Royal Australian Airforce in 1942 were on Horn Island RAAF Advanced Operation Base.
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$90

67239
WORLAND, David G. L. (editor)
NEWSLETTER of the Royal Australian Historical Society, No. 11

Sydney. 1982. Royal Australian Historical Society. Issue No. 11, October 1982. 12 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 29.5 x 21.
Issue No. 11 - The Sydney Nautical Schools and Vocational Training, by John Ramsland. Sir Joseph Banks Hotel, Botany Bay. Chinese on the Turon Goldfields, by Matthew Higgins.
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$5

36818
WRAGG, David
CARRIER COMBAT

London. 1997. Sutton. 1st Ed. VIII, 291 PP with 6 profiles, 8 maps and 143 b/w photos, plus 16 pages with 27 colour photos. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 27 x 20.. 0750913975
World War II to the Gulf War.
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18604
WRAGG, David
WINGS OVER THE SEA, A History of Naval Aviation

London. 1979. David & Charles. 1st Ed. 224 PP with 144 bw photos in text. Title-page: A flight of Royal Canadian Navy Grumman trackers. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Signature of previous owner on front endpaper. Very good. 25.2 x 17.5. 0715377086
From the first flights of Lt. Ely of the USN in 1910 to the Nuclear Navy.
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$10

50237
WRIGHT, P. M.
NEW MANUAL OF MODEL SHIPBUILDING

New York. 1962. Van Nostrand. 1st Ed. XII, (2), 133 PP with 6 detailed plates and drawings, 48 figures and 24 b/w photos, plus 3 folded plans. Fp (in colour): Model of the Sea Venture. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Foxing spots on outside edges, and outside margin of a few pages. Very good. 26 x 19.5.
Ship model making, from start to finish.
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$25

49692
WYNN, A. E.
DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION OF FORMWORK FOR CONCRETE STRUCTURES

London. 1951. Concrete Publications Ltd. 4th edition of the 1926 original, in the Concrete Series. VI, 314 PP with over tables and 239 figures (drawings, b/w photos and plans). Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Signature of previous owner on FFEP. Faint foxing on outside edges. Very good. 23 x 15.5.
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$15