38847
LA DAGE, John & VAN GEMERT, Lee
STABILITY AND TRIM FOR THE SHIP'S OFFICER

Cambridge, Maryland. 1963. Cornell Maritime Press, Inc. 4th reprint of the 2nd edition of 1956 (original of 1946). XVI, 216 PP with 67 figures and 4 inserts, plus 4 folded inserts in rear pocket. Fp: Heavy lift ship USNS Pvt Leonard C. Brostrom. Hard cover, gilt device and title on front cover and spine. Lower and upper part of the spine worn, faint foxing on outside edges. Signature and bookplate of previous owner on front endpaper, o/wise very good. 22.2 x 14.5.
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$20

68106
LAGAN, Jack
THE BAREFOOT NAVIGATOR

London. 2006. Adlard Coles Nautical. 1st Ed. XII, 148 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial stiff covers. Fine. 24.2 x 17.2. 9780713674293
Navigating with the skills of the ancients.
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$20

18335
LAING, Alexander
THE AMERICAN HERITAGE HISTORY OF SEAFARING AMERICA

New York. 1974. American Heritage Publishing. 1st Ed. 344, (8 index) PP with 300 b/w & colour illust. Hard cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on cloth spine, dj (price clipped). Foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 28.6 x 22.2. 0070358478
America under sail: from colonial days to the present boom in sailing for pleasure and sport.
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$10

67475
LANDSTRÖM, Björn
COLUMBUS, The Story of Don Cristobal Colon Admiral of the Ocean and his four voyages westward to the Indies according to contemporary sources, retold and illustrated by ...

London. 1967. Allen & Unwin. 1st UK edition translated from the 1966 Swedish original by Michael Phillips and Hugh W. Stubbs. 208 PP with b/w & colour illustrations, pages 193-197: Chronology. Eps: Facsimile of the first printing of Columbus' letter about his discovery, printed in Barcelona in 1493. Cloth cover, device on front cover. Ex-library copy with library label on FEP, stamps on title page (recto/verso) and last leaf. Part of dust jacket tipped in on front endpaper. Covers lightly soiled. Good reading/working copy. 28.5 x 22.
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$10

22032
LAPPING, Brian
END OF EMPIRE

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

45536
LAUX, Claire (editor)
LE PACIFIQUE

Nouméa. 2002. Groupe de Recherche en Histoire Océanienne Contemporaine / Editions Ile de Lumière. 1st Ed. Volume 6, in the 101 mots pour comprendre series. 260 PP with 3 tables, 1 b/w sketch map, 4 b/w & 30 colour illustrations, and 17 maps in colour. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 19 x 13. 2912429188
101 words, to understand the History of the Pacific. Colonisation (German, English, Spanish, French)... Whaling... Pearls and Pearling... EEZ (Exclusive Economic Zone).
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$40

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

42737
LAVERY, H. J. (editor)
EXPLORATION NORTH - Australia's Wildlife from Desert to Reef

Melbourne. 1978. Richmond Hill Press. 1st Ed. 244, 6 index) PP with sketches, maps, b/w and colour photos. Hard cover, dj. Presentation plate by the Queensland Minister for Culture, National Parks and Recreation tipped in on front endpaper. Foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. 24.7 x 17.5. 0908157002
The Explorers by H.J. Lavery. The Mulga, Land of the Bulloo by M.J.S. Denny. The Bush by G. Gordon. The Rainforest by J. W. Winter. The Swamps, by J. G. Blackman. The Reef, Uncertain Land of Plenty, by C. J. Limpus.
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$10

68052
LAWSON, Will
HARPOONS AHOY ! - Fighting the Great Sperm Whales

Sydney. 1938. Angus & Robertson. 1st Ed. IX, (2), 220 PP. Blue cloth cover, title on front cover and spine. Spine lightly rubbed at head and foot and dulled. Occasional light foxing. Very good. 22 x 15.
Story of the great sperm whales and Captain McKillop, last of the old-time whalers out of Hobart (as told to the author).
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$50

62062
LE FLEMING, H.M.
WARSHIPS OF WORLD WAR I, No. 1 - Battleships (British and German Battleships and Battle Cruisers)

London. 1961. Ian Allan. Revised edition of the 1959 original, in the ABC series. 64 PP with 65 b/w photos & 4 pages with drawings recognition features. Pict. card covers with slight insect damage around front edge. Contents very good. Small format: 18 x 12.5.
From wooden walls to steel battleships (1861-1893) and dreadnoughts, naval events 1906-1918.
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$10

59288
LEEK, Bob
SAIL TRADERS OF PORT PHILLIP AND VICTORIA - Volume II

Newport, Victoria. 2009. Scuttlebutt Press. 1st Ed. 155 PP with 15 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. New. 20.7 x 14.7. 9780980590210
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$30

20649
LEFROY, Mike (editor)
THE REPLICA OF HM BARK ENDEAVOUR, The Story So Far : 1987-1994

Fremantle. 1994. The Endeavour Replica. 1st Ed. 52 PP with 52 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. Oblong: 15.7 x 22.2.
Pictorial record of the building of H.M. Bark Endeavour.
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$10

64402
LESTER, Gary & SLEEMAN, Richard
THE AMERICA'S CUP 1851-1987 - Sailing for Supremacy

Sydney. 1986. Lester-Townsend Publishing. 1st Ed., with a foreword by Sir James Hardy. 239 PP with b/w and colour illust. (including 7 colour sketches by Terry Welsby). Hard cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj. Fine. Large format: 36 x 26. 0949853089
Of special interest as the book contains, loosely inserted:- a coaster 'R.P.Y.C America's Cup 1987' with the signatures of John Longley, Warren Jones, Alan Bond and Ben Lexcen.
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$150

67837
LEWIS, David
THE VOYAGING STARS, Secrets of the Pacific Island Navigators

Sydney. 1978. Collins. 1st Ed. 208 PP with 26 drawings, plus 12 pages with 15 b/w & colour photos. Eps: Map of the South West Pacific and 2 insets (Carolines/Marianas & Santa Cruz). Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket is a little rubbed around edges, o/wise a near fine copy. 21.7 x 14. 0002164043
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$25

62535
LEWIS, Dr. Tom
DARWIN'S SUBMARINE I-124

Adelaide. 2010. Avonmore Books. 1st Ed. Foreword by the Honourable Austin Asche, AC, QC. 182 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (artworks, documents, maps, plans and sketches and photos). Pictorial stiff cover. Fine. 25 x 17.7. 9780957735194
Sunk by HMAS "Deloraine" 20th January 1942 in 150 feet of water off Darwin. Early salvage attempts (for the code books). Historic shipwreck since 28th June 1977.
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$35

56905
LINFORD, Jenny
LIGHTHOUSES

Bath, UK. 2008. Parragon. Reprint of the 2006 original. 192 PP with 3 b/w illustrations and 146 colour photos. Half title page: Beach Head, Isle of Wight. Title page: Westerheversand Lighthouse, Schleswig-Holstein. Fp: Los Angeles Harbor Light. Laminated pictorial boards, dj. Fine. 33.7 x 27. 978181405471176
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$20

35118
LIVINGSTON, K. T.
THE WIRED NATION CONTINENT - The Communication Revolution and Federating Australia

Melbourne. 1996. O.U.P. 1st Ed. XIV, 218 PP with 5 maps. Card cover, dj. Fine. 22.2 x 14.2. 0195536339
Uniting of the colonies, and the place of telegraphic, postal, and press communication in that process. Overseas Mail Shipping. Australia's overseas cable link. Pacific cable...
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$20

48811
LLOYD, Christopher
THE NATION AND THE NAVY. A History of Naval Life and Policy

London. 1954. Cresset. 1st Ed. XIV, 288 PP, plus 10 b/w plates. Fp (in colour): The Sovereign of the Seas 1837. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket is a little foxed on the inside and light foxing mainly on prelims and outside page edges. An otherwise very good clean copy. 22.2 x 13.5.
A brief social history of the Royal Navy and its use as an instrument of national policy.
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$10

67830
LONDON ILLUSTRATED NEWS
THE SAMOAN CRISIS: BRITISH AND UNITED STATES WAR-SHIPS AT APIA (in The London Illustrated News, May 6, 1899)

New York. 1899. The International News Company. Part of Vol. 24, No. 626, May 6, 1899. 639 - 662 PP, stapled. Contains article on P. 651 and 652 with 7 b/w photos by Symonds & Co., Portsmouth . Soft wrappers with a few small nicks and a small closed tear, illustrated front (The Queen at Cimiez: "Vive le Reine d'Angleterre !"). Very good. 39.5 x 30.
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$25

63869
LONEY, Jack
AUSTRALIAN SHIPWRECKS - Volume 3: 1871-1900

Geelong. 1982. List Publishing. 1st edition limited to 1500 numbered copies (No. 939/1500). XXIV, 296 PP with 8 maps and 16 b/w illust., plus 24 pages with 59 b/w illustrations. Eps: The "George Roper" on Lonsdale Reef, Port Phillip Heads. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Hand numbered and signed by the author on verso of title page. Cover has a small bump on front edge and dust jacket has a few chips and 2 repaired tears on back cover. Internally, near fine. Scarce. 24.3 x 17.4. 0949589004
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$60

47555
LONEY, Jack
AUSTRALIAN SHIPWRECKS, Volume 4: 1901-1986

Portarlington. 1987. Marine History Publications. 1st Ed. 284 PP with numerous b/w illust., sketches & map. FEP: The four-masted bark Strathgryfe stranded on Yanakie Beach. REP: Stranded Falls of Halladale. Hard cover, dj. Signed by the author on title page. Near fine. 24 x 17.6. 0909244316
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$30

59865
LONEY, Jack
THE LOCH ARD DISASTER

Portarlington. c. 1985. Marine History Publication. 7th edition. 44 PP with 1 b/w photo, plus 16 pages with 1 map & 21 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 20.8 x 14.2. 095998531X
Wrecked on Mutton Bird Island near Port Campbell on 1st June, 1878.
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$10

68068
LONEY, Jack
SHIPS AND SEAMEN OFF THE SOUTH COAST

Belmont, Vic. 1980. Neptune Press. 1st Ed. 142 PP with b/w illust. (map & photos). Pictorial soft cover. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Very good. 22.2 x 16 0909131465
Whaling, wreckers, shipwrecks & disasters, tall ships and mosquito fleets.
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$10

21931
LONEY, Jack
SHIPS IN CORIO BAY, GEELONG 1840-1980

Newton, Vic. 1981. Neptune Press. 1st Ed. 222 PP with 1 map & b/w illust. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket chipped and rubbed. Dated and signed by author with note to previous owner. Near fine. 24 x 18.5. 0909131767
Inter-bay trade, wrecks & fire, wharves & piers,...
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$40

67998
LOUGHRAN, J. L.
A SURVEY OF MERCANTILE HOUSEFLAGS & FUNNELS

Albrighton. 1979. Waine Research Pub. 1st Ed. 133 PP with 33 drawings (17 b/w, 16 colour) in text plus 33 full-page colour illust. (flags & funnels). Eps: Company flags. Red cloth cover, dj. Dust jacket has a few marks and shelf wear. Ex Maritime College Library copy with neat stamps on recto of frontispiece, rear endpaper and title page. Light foxing on outside top edges, o/wise contents are fine. Scarce. 30.5 x 21.6. 0905184025
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$40

65543
LUBBOCK, Basil
THE LAST OF THE WINDJAMMERS - VOLUMES I & II

Glasgow. 1986 & 1990. Brown, Son & Ferguson. Reprint of the 1927 & 1929 original. Vol. I: XIV, (2), 518 PP, plus 74 pages with 126 b/w illustrations & 17 pages with plans (12 of them folded). Fp: Quathlamba. Vol. II: XV, 448 PP, plus 100 pages with 174 b/w illustrations and 17 plans (16 of them folded). Fp: Hougomont. Eps: Chart of the world. Cloth cover, title in blind on front cover and gilt on spine, dj. Set of 2 volumes in fine condition. 24.5 x 18.5. 0851741134 & 0851741142
The life, the personnel, the epic of the Horn, the clippers of the 70's, the medium clippers of the 80's and various trades with small fry.
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$200

61871
MacALINDIN, Bob
NO PORT IN A STORM

Caithness, Scotland. 1998. Whittles Publishing. 1st Ed. XII, 146 PP with b/w illustrations (maps, engravings, sketches, photos). Pictorial soft cover. Errata slip tipped in, on page 31. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 24 x 17. 1870325370
History of some "Lightships" worldwide. ... The Channel Rock Lightship, on Proudfoot Shoal (Arafura Sea / Gulf of Carpentaria), and the 1899 disaster brought by Cyclones Mahina and Nachon. ...
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$20

53111
MACARTHUR, Antonia & LONGLEY, John
ENDEAVOUR. Australia's Flag Ship

Sydney. 2006. Australian National Maritime Museum. 1st Ed. 32 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (1 cutaway, charts, engravings, paintings, photos). Pictorial card covers. Fine. 29.7 x 21. 1860070515
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$10

43530
MccGWIRE, Michael (editor)
SOVIET NAVAL DEVELOPMENTS - Context and Capability

Halifax, Nova Scotia. 1973. Dalhousie University. 1st Ed., Centre for Foreign Policy Studies, Department of Political Science. X, 467 PP. Soft cover. Covers somewhat sunned, o/wise near fine. 27.5 x 21.5.
A collection of 31 papers relating to Russia's maritime interests presented at a seminar in October 1972.
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$20

52597
McDONALD, Ean
FLIP SIDE WAR

Perth. 2005. Hesperian Press. 1st Ed. X, 169 PP with b/w illustrations (cartoons, drawings, maps, photos, plans). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.2 x 20.5. 0859053539
Experiences during World War II: HMAS Leeuwin in W.A., HMAS Sydney and Scrap Iron Flotilla in the Mediterranean ... HMAS Shepparton in the Pacific.
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$15

16785
MACINTYRE, Captain Donald
FIGHTING SHIPS AND SEAMEN

London. 1963. Evans Brothers. 1st Ed. 192 PP, plus 16 pages with 24 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 22 x 15.5.
Accounts of decisive actions at sea: battles of Jutland, Narvick and Leyte. The role of Q ships, convoys to Malta and Russia...
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$30

16810
MACINTYRE, Donald
FAMOUS FIGHTING SHIPS

London. 1975. Hamlyn. 1st Ed. 160 PP with b/w & 19 colour illust. Title-page: HMS Warspite. Eps: Trafalgar, surrender of Redoutable. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 30.5 x 15. 0600354865
Stories of 10 ships and their commanders. From the Revenge of Drake to the USS Enterprise... Redoutable (France), Mikasa (Japan), Scharnhorst (Germany),..
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$10

68189
MACINTYRE, Donald
LEYTE GULF: Armada in the Pacific

London. 1970. Macdonald. 1st UK Ed., in the Purnell's History of the Second World War series - Battle Book No. 11. 160 PP with b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Covers with rubbed patches. Slight ageing of paper. Stamp of "The Tasmanian Maritime and Folk Museum" on title page, o/wise very good. 21 x 13.5.
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$5

64638
MACKANESS, George
ODES OF MICHAEL MASSEY ROBINSON - First Poet Laureate of Australia (1754-1826)

Dubbo, NSW. 1976. Review Publications. Reprint of the 1946 original. Volume IV in the Australian Historical Monographs new series. 112 PP with 5 b/w illustrations. Card cover with a small rubbed patch and faded near spine. Very good. 21.5 x 13.8.
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$10

20828
McKIE, Ronald
PROUD ECHO

Sydney. 1957. Angus & Robertson. Reprint of 1953 original. XVII, 158 PP with 26 bw illust., plus 4 pages with map of Sunda Strait and views of HMAS Perth & USS Houston (illustrations by Frank Norton). Illustrated endpapers. Hard cover, dj. A fine copy. 22 x 14.
The painful and stirring story of the action of HMAS Perth and USS Houston on the night of 28th February 1942 in the Sunda Strait.
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$20

67974
McLEAN, Donald & EMANUEL, Cedric
THE GREAT SOUTH LAND - Book 2

Sydney. 1975. Angus and Robertson. 1st Ed. Book 2 in The Story of Australia Series. 57 PP with 7 maps and 30 b/w illustrations ( 6 on full page) by Cedric Emanuel. Pictorial soft cover. Covers lightly soiled and with a crease at bottom of front cover. Occasional foxing. Very good. 25.2 x 19. 0207130507
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$25

68094
McNAB, Robert
MURIHIKU AND THE SOUTHERN ISLANDS: A History of the West Coast Sounds, Foveaux Strait, Stewart Island, the Snares, Bounty, Antipodes, Auckland, Campbell and Macquarie Islands from 1770 to 1829

La Vergne, TN, USA. 2010. Nabu Public Domain Reprint. A Nabu facsimile reprint of the 1907 original. (2 blank), XIII, 377, (6) PP, plus 4 plates with 2 maps (New Zealand and the Southern Islands / Murihiku and Stewart Island) and 2 manuscripts. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 24.5 x 19. 9781145532656
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$30

15729
MADDOCK, S. & WHYTE, D.
FAR AS A MAN MAY GO - Captain Cook's New Zealand

Auckland. 1969. Collins. 1st Ed. XVI, 284 PP plus 60 Pages with 114 b/w & col. illust. Fp: Captain Cook by John Webber. Eps: Chart of NZ drawn by Cook & map today. Hard cover, dj. Signature of previous owner on FFEP, stamp of Devonport Maritime Museum and inscription on half-title page, o/wise a very good clean copy. 22 x 16.
A comparison of New Zealand in the 1960's and 200 years earlier when surveyed and described by Cook.
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$10

67623
MAGGS
MILITARY & NAVAL HISTORY - Catalogue 1318

London. 2001. Maggs Bros. Ltd. 1st Ed. 144 PP with colour and b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 24 x 16.5.
Selection of 491 items.
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$10

67624
MAGGS
MILITARY & NAVAL HISTORY - Catalogue 1323

London. 2002. Maggs Bros. Ltd. 1st Ed. 124 PP with colour and b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 24 x 16.5.
Selection of 390 items.
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$10

48600
MARCHANT, Leslie R.
HERITAGE TRAIL GUIDE TO FRENCH NAPOLEONIC PERIOD NAMES ALONG THE SOUTH WEST COAST OF AUSTRALIA, from Point Peron to Cape Leeuwin

Perth. 2004. R. I. C. Publications. 1st Ed. VIII, 9-120 PP with tables, 1 map and 8 location maps. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 23.5 x 17. 1741260949
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$15

67984
MARCUS, G. J.
HEART OF OAK - A survey of British sea power in the Georgian era

London. 1975. O.U.P. 1st Ed. XII, 308 PP with 4 maps and 53 b/w illustrations. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped and a little rubbed or creased around edges). A near fine copy. 24.2 x 16. 0192158120
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$25

12131
MARDER, Arthur J.
FROM THE DARDANELLES TO ORAN - Studies of the Royal Navy in War and Peace 1915-1940

London. 1974. O.U.P. 1st UK Ed. XIII, (5), 301 PP with 1 facsimile of letter, plus 10 pages with 14 b/w photos and one folded chart (The Dardanelles and the Sea of Marmora) at rear of book. Lacks the 4 other charts called for. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine which has remnants of an old label. University library stamps on endpapers, title-page and verso and outside page edges. Otherwise internally clean. 22.5 x 14.2. 0192158023
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$15

67710
MARIN-MARIE
WIND ALOFT, WIND ALOW

London. 1945. Peter Davies. December 1945 reprint of the October 1945 original. VIII, 322 PP with 4 drawings and a tail piece (The Blue Water Medal), plus 24 pages with 24 b/w illustrations (5 paintings by the author and 19 b/w photos). Fp: Yacht Winnibelle. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). Dust jacket rubbed and chipped and small piece missing on spine. Signature on FFEP. Very good. 20.5 x 14.
Single-handed crossing of the North Atlantic on a power boat and under sail, pre WWII, by a painter commissioned by the French Navy.
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$15

59350
MARITIME ARCHAEOLOGY AUSTRALIA
AUSTRALIAN / AUSTRALASIAN / MARITIME ARCHAEOLOGY - Newsletter / Bulletin for

Perth. 1979 - 2009. Australian / Australasian / Institute for Maritime Arhaeology. Edited by: Jeremy Green and Myra Stanbury. 46 issues 30 half-yearly and 16 yearly. Newsletters: 4 issues for 1979 and 1980 with a total of 149 PP. Bulletin: 42 issues with a total of 3100 PP. All issues with b/w illustrations (maps, plans, sketches and photos). Pictorial soft colour (b/w issues 1 to 20, colour issues 21 to 33). Fine set. 29.8 x 21.
Newsletter: Nos 1 to 4, for 1979 & 1980. Bulletin "Australian Institute": Nos 5 to 33 for 1981 to 2001. Bulletin "Australasian Institute": 2002 to 2009.
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$1200

58265
MARSHALL, P. J.
PROBLEMS OF EMPIRE: BRITAIN AND INDIA 1757-1813

London. 1968. George Allen and Unwin Ltd. 1st Ed. No. 3 in the Historical Problems: Studies and Documents series. XII, 13-239 PP. Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Near fine. 21.5 x 14.
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$15

43468
MARSHALL, Roger
DESIGNED TO WIN - Ocean Racing Deck Layout

London. 1979. Granada Publishing/Adlard Coles. 1st Ed. 191 PP profusely illustrated with b/w photos, diagrams, drawings. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Foxing, o/wise near fine. 28 x 22.5. 0229115780
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$20

53858
MARSHALL, Roger
YACHT DESIGN DETAILS

New York. 1989. Hearst Marine. 1st Ed. 171 PP with b/w illust. (sketches, plans, photos..). Hard cover, cloth spine, dj. Fine. 28.5 x 22.2. 0688072151
Projects to improve boats, from hull construction to davits & dinghies.
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$10

67733
MATTINGLEY, Christobel
MY FATHER'S ISLANDS - Abel Tasman's Heroic Voyages

Canberra. 2012. National Library of Australia. 1st Ed. VI, 190 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 19.7 x 13. 9780642277367
A fictional account of Abel Tasman's achievements.
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$25

42777
MAUK, David C.
THE COLONY THAT ROSE FROM THE SEA - Norwegian Maritime Migration and Community in Brooklyn, 1850-1910

New York. 1997. The Norwegian-American Historical Association / The University of Illinois Press. 1st Ed. XVI, 272 PP with b/w illustrations. Cloth cover, dj. Fine. 26.2 x 18.4. 0877320861
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$20

68014
MAYO, John J. (editor)
THE MERCANTILE NAVY LIST and Annual Appendage to the Commercial Code of Signals for all Nations - 1864

London. 1864. Board of Trade, Maritime Department / Bradbury and Evans. Annual edition. 340, (2), (c. 750), LXIX (advertisements) PP, plus 2 plates in colour (Signal Flags for British Merchant Vessels / American Marine Signal Flags). Cloth covers with light soiling and wear around edges, gilt title on a lightly sunned spine. Hinges starting but binding still tight. Shelf number at foot of spine and neat small stamp of Launceston Public Library, on lower corner of title page. Slight ageing of paper. Contents complete and near fine. 25 x 17.
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$100

68017
MAYO, John J. (Compiler)
THE MERCANTILE NAVY LIST AND MARITIME DIRECTORY FOR 1867

London. 1867. Board of Trade, Maritime Department / William Mitchell. Annual edition. V (adverts), 424 PP, 29 pages of advertisements. Eps: Advertisements. Cloth cover, decoration and title in blind on front board,gilt title on a lightly sunned spine. Covers somewhat worn around edges. Shelf number at foot of a frayed spine and neat small stamp of Launceston Public Library on lower corner of title page. Apart from light foxing on first and last pages, contents clean and complete. A very good copy. Scarce. 24.2 x 16.5.
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$50

68018
MAYO, John J. (Compiler)
THE MERCANTILE NAVY LIST AND MARITIME DIRECTORY FOR 1868

London. 1868. Board of Trade, Maritime Department / William Mitchell. Annual edition. (3 adverts), 16, 428, XXVII (advertisements) PP. Eps: Advertisements. Cloth covers with light wear, decoration and title in blind on front board, gilt title on a faded and repaired frayed spine. Shelf number at foot of spine and neat small stamp of Launceston Public Library on lower corner of title page. Slight ageing of paper. Contents complete and near fine. 24.2 x 16.5.
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$50

68019
MAYO, John J. (Compiler)
THE MERCANTILE NAVY LIST AND MARITIME DIRECTORY FOR 1870

London. 1870. Board of Trade, Maritime Department / William Mitchell. Annual edition. 16, 424, XIV (advertisements) PP. Eps: Advertisements. Cloth covers with decoration and title in blind on front board, gilt title on a faded spine which is a little frayed at bottom. Shelf number at foot of spine and neat small stamp of Launceston Public Library on lower corner of title page. Slight ageing of paper, otherwise a near fine copy of this early edition. 24.2 x 16.5.
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$50

61919
MAYS, Nicole
FOR MANY YEARS A BOAT BUILDER: The Life and Life's Work of Jacob Bayly Chandler

Hobart. 2011. Author. 1st Ed. (3 blank pages), (11), 145, (3) PP with b/w illustrations (drawings, facsimile of documents, graphs, map, paintings and photos). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 24.5 x 18.7. 9780646546971
140 vessels built at Battery Point between 1843 and 1894.
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$40

20338
MEAD, Tom
THE FATAL LIGHTS - Two Strange Tragedies of the Sea

Sydney. 1993. Dolphin Books. 1st Ed. (6), 123, (2 adv.) PP with 1 map, plus 20 pages with 1 map & 23 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 23 x 15. 0909089035
Two wrecks: the clipper ship Dunbar in 1857 underneath the Macquarie Lighthouse, and the S.S. Ly-Ee-Moon, in 1886, just under the Green Cape Lighthouse.
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$15

57057
MEARNS, David L.
THE SEARCH FOR THE SYDNEY

Sydney. 2009. HarperCollins. 1st Ed. Prologue by Lieutenant John Perryman. (8), 264 PP with b/w and colour illustrations, plus double folded plate with art works in colour . Hard cover, device (and position of wreck in latitude and longitude) on front cover, dj (verso: profile and plans on H.M.A.S. Sydney). Fine. 30.2 x 23.5. 9780732288891
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$20

49490
MERCER, Peter G.
GATEWAY TO PROGRESS - Centenary History of the Marine Board of Burnie

Burnie, Tasmania. 1969. The Marine Board of Burnie. 1st Ed. XI, (3), 206 PP with 6 plans, plus 8 Pages with 13 b/w photos. Eps: Pencil sketch of Emu Bay. Cloth cover, gilt decoration on front cover, with title on spine, dj. Ingleton bookplate. Foxing on outside edges. Near fine. 23 x 15.8.
From an open roadstead to a modern port, with breakwater and wharves.
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$15

36778
MERRIMAN, Commander R.D. (editor)
THE SERGISON PAPERS

Greenwich. 1950. The Navy Records Society. 1st Ed. Publications of the Navy Records Society, Volume 89. (XII), 382 PP, (20 publications & members), plus 4 b/w plates. Fp: Charles Sergison, Clerk of the Acts, 1690-1719. Navy blue/cream buckram, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 23.2 x 15.5.
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$25

68088
MIDDLETON, Angela
TWO HUNDRED YEARS ON COD FISH ISLAND (WHENUAHOU) - From Cultural Encounter to Nature Conservation

Invercargill, NZ. 2007. Department of Conservation / Te Papa Atawhai. Southland Conservancy, June 2007 edition. 84 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial stiff covers. Fine. 29.7 x 20.8. 9421005174731
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$30

67875
MILLAR, Jack
TRUE AUSTRALIAN SEA STORIES

Adelaide. 1978. Rigby. 1st Ed. 213 PP with b/w illustrations throughout. Hard cover, dj. Spine of dust jacket lightly sunned. Near fine. 26 x 19.5. 072700266X
Storm, shipwreck, piracy, gold robbery, heroism plus the stirring exploits of men against the sea.
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$30

40245
MOORE, John
THE FLEET AIR ARM - A short account of its History and Achievements

London. 1943. Chapman & Hall. 1st Ed. 140 PP with 3 maps, plus 8 pages with 10 b/w plates. Cloth cover, dj (price-clipped). A little foxing, o/wise near fine. 19 x 12.5.
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$10

15558
MORTIMER, Lt. George
OBSERVATIONS AND REMARKS MADE DURING A VOYAGE

Fairfield, Wa., USA. 1988. Ye Galleon. Facsimile reprint of the 1791 original in a limited edition of 220 numbered copies (No.79). VIII, (8), 71 PP, (7). Fp: Facsimile of original title. FEP: Maria Is. REP: Amsterdam Island. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover. Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise fine. 26 x 18. 0877704562
A voyage made of the brig Mercury to Teneriffe, Amsterdam Island, Maria Island near Van Diemen's Land, Tahiti ... in 1789.
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$30

68051
MORTON, Harry
THE WHALE'S WAKE

Dunedin. 1982. University of Otago Press. 1st Ed. 396 PP with tail pieces by Peggy Morton, plus 40 pages with 108 b/w illustrations. FEP: Australasia whaling grounds. REP: Whaling harbours & shore station locations of New Zealand. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket with small repaired tears. A near fine copy. 24 x 15.4. 0908569297
Whaling in New Zealand waters from 1792 to the late 1850's, its impact on Maori culture and the shaping of the NZ character.
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$40

22633
MURRAY-OLIVER, Anthony
CAPTAIN COOK'S HAWAII, As Seen by his Artists

Wellington. 1975. Millwood Press. 1st Ed. 216 PP with 70 b/w & colour plates with enlargements. Title-page: James Cook Wedgwood Cameo by Flaxman. Fp: Captain James Cook, oil painting by Webber. Eps: General Chart Exhibiting the Discoveries made by Capt. James Cook in this and his two preceding Voyages with the Tracks of the Ships under his Command. Hard cover, gilt medallion on front, dj. Cover with faint scratches and a small bump at corner, o/wise a near fine copy. Oblong: 22.8 x 25.
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$30

67121
N/A
ACTIVE SERVICE. With Australia in the Middle East

Canberra. 1953. The Military History and Information Section, A.I.F. (Middle East) / Australian War Memorial. Reprint of the 1941 original. Foreword by General Blamey. (14), 130 PP with 7 maps, 49 drawings, plus 36 pages with 66 b/w photos and 4 sketches by Ivor Hele, and 12 colour plates. Fp (in colour): 25 Pounder. FEP: map of central Mediterranean Sea. REP: Map of Eastern Mediterranean Sea. Cloth cover, title on front cover and spine, dj. Slight ageing of paper and foxing, o/wise very good. 28 x 22.
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$15

67690
N/A
AQUARIUM NEAPOLITANUM - GUIDA per L'ACQUARIO della Stazione Zoologica di Napoli

Napoli, Italia. 1927. Francesco Gianni & Figli. 123 PP 9th Italian edition. 123 PP with 171 b/w illustrations (1 photo, the endpiece and 169 sketches). Pictorial soft cover. 6 names with ink annotation. Name of previous owner at top corner of front endpaper. Spine rubbed. Italian text. Very good. 24.5 x 16.
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$20

67127
N/A
AS YOU WERE 1949

Canberra. 1949. Australian War Memorial. 1st Ed. Yearly edition in the R.A.N., A.M.F., and R.A.A.F. series. 194 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (drawings, cartoons, photos...). Fp (in colour): Landing in Oesapa Besar. Eps : Illustrated. Cloth cover, title on front cover and spine, nice dj. Ageing of paper and foxing, o/wise near fine. 28 x 22.
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$15

66999
N/A
THE AUSTRALIAN MUSEUM MAGAZINE - Volume XI, No.4

Sydney. 1953. The Australian Museum. December 1953. 101 and 136 PP with b/w illustrations (drawings and photos). Pictorial soft cover (A Toradja House). Fine. 24.5 x 18.5.
A Toradja House, by F. D. McCarthy. Aboriginal Rock-Painting of the South Coast, by William H. Kinsela. Marine stingers, by Elizabeth C. Pope. Bali: Emerald gem of the Indies, by Frederick D. McCarthy. ...
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$10

68076
N/A
JANE'S FIGHTING SHIPS OF WORLD WAR I

London. 1990. Studio Editions. Reprint of the 1919 original with a supplement by Captain John Moore. 320 PP with over 1000 b/w illustrations: 86 maps and plans of ports, naval bases and Dockyards - Hundreds of ships (plans, line drawings, profiles and photos) - Flags, Ensigns and details of uniforms. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Stamps of the Australian Maritime College on half title, title page, outside page edges and rear endpaper. Contents very good and clean. Large format: 32 x 25.5. 1851703780
The 1919 original has been supplemented by extracting entries on significant ships from the 1914 edition.
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$15

41342
N/A
MANHATTAN MARINE - CATALOG No. 77 - The Complete Reference Catalog for Naval Architects, Shipyards, Yachtsmen

New York. 1977. Manhattan Marine & Electric Co., Inc. 1st Ed. 432, (4) PP with thousands of b/w or colour illustrations. Card covers with a few marks and repairs.. Few pages with traces of old damp marks on lower corner. Very good. 26.8 x 19.2.
Covers every possible piece of equipment: Adjusters, Barometers, Depth Sounders, Logs, Pumps, Shackles, Thimbles, Ventilators, Wind Indicators, Wire Rope ..
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$20

35173
N/A
SURVIVAL AT SEA - A Training and Instruction Manual

Canberra. 1989. Department of Transport and Communications. Second edition of the 1987 edition. VIII, 91 PP with 6 maps (4 on full page), drawings, 5 b/w and 9 colour photos. Cloth cover, gilt device and title on front cover. Covers lightly foxed, o/wise near fine. 26 x 18.5. 0644089555
Stowage of life-saving appliances, Abandonment. Survival instructions... Survival on land.
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$15

67746
N/A
VINTAGE MAPS - Petite Parcel Set

San Francisco. 2013. Cavallini & Co. Set for packaging special gifts. 12 assorted gift bags, 4 of each size. 12 glittered gift tags with tie, of of each different model. 12 sheets of assorted stickers. Contained in a sellophane envelope. New condition. 9781619921832
This delightful set has everything needed to package a special gift, including gift bags, decorative stickers, and glittered gift tags. Vintage imagery from the Cavallini archives.
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$25

53831
N/A
VOYAGES AND TRAVELS OF MARCO POLO

London. 1886. Cassell & Company. 1st Ed., Volume 30 in the Cassell's National Library. Introduction by Prof. Henry Morley. 192 PP plus 6PP of adverts. Decorated cloth cover, gilt title on front board. Spine lightly sunned and frayed at head. Some of the staples used for stitching are rusty. Endpapers with advertising material. Occasional foxing. Internally fine. Small format: 14.8 x 9.7.
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$25

68053
NAISH, G.P.B.
NELSON AND H.M.S. VICTORY

London. 1965. Pitkin Pictorials. 1st Ed., in the "Pride of Britain" series. 24 PP with 1 "exploded" drawing of H.M.S. Victory and 43 b/w illust. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 23 x 18.
The pictorial story of his life and his ships.
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$10

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

Canberra. 2001. Navarine Publishing. 2nd edition of the 1996 original. VIII, 199 PP with 4 maps, colour & b/w illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Fine (mint condition). 25 x 17.7.. 095865617
Wrecked in 1797 on a voyage Calcutta to Port Jackson on Preservation Island in the Furneaux Group. First merchant ship wrecked after the establishment of the colony of New South Wales.
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$30

20760
NAVY
NAVAL HONOURS AND AWARDS 1939-1940

London. 1942. Geoffrey Bles. 1st Ed. XVI, 276 PP, plus 1 colour frontispiece and 12 bw plates. Fp (in colour): 13 Naval decorations and medals. Cloth cover, dj. Dust jacket lightly soiled & worn. Light foxing, mostly on prelims, o/wise near fine. 22 x 14.7.
Reproduces the Special Supplements of the London Gazette, with the Honours and Awards gained by Officers and Men of the Royal Navy & the Merchant Navy between 23 December 1939 & 13 December 1940. A scarce item.
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$25

55958
NEILL, Peter (editor)
MARITIME AMERICA: Art and Artifacts from America's Great Nautical Collections

New York. 1988. Balsam Press. 1st Ed. 255 PP with 232 b/w & colour illust. Fp: The restored 1877 barque Elissa under sail off Galveston Island. Title spread: View of Boston Harbor in 1848. Cloth cover, dj. Light foxing on outside edges, o/wise fine. 29.2 x 23.5. 0810915278
Thirteen different museums including Peabody of Salem, Mariners' Museum, Newport News, Philadelphia, Mystic Seaport, Thousand Islands Shipyard Museum, etc... described by their Curators. Beautifully presented book.
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$25

48632
NESDALE, Iris
SPIN ME A DIT! Tales of the Royal Australian Navy

Adelaide. 1984. Author. 1st Ed. XII, 259 PP with b/w illustrations throughout (maps, sketches & photos). FEP: Corvette in convoy escort. REP: Fleet at anchorage. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Signed by the author on title page. Fine. Scarce. 25 x 15. 0949552062
Collection of sea stories: on board or ashore, as coastwatcher or seaman, WWII and Korean War.
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$55

67990
NEW ZEALAND SHIPPING COMPANY AND FEDERAL STEAM NAVIGATION
THE CARRIAGE OF CARGO IN THE STEAMERS OF THE NEW ZEALAND SHIPPING Company, Ltd. and FEDERAL STEAM NAVIGATION Company, Ltd.

London. 1935. Shipping Companies. May 1935 edition. (6), 472, (2) PP, plus (30 folded capacity plans), 13 (Distance tables), (14-20) Depths of water and tides, (12 maps) and XXIII Index. Text with b/w illustrations (drawings and photos), and colour illustrations (1 folded Capacity Plan, 1 folded chart "Load Line 1932" and over 115 plans of Ports). Navy cloth covers with light shelf wear on corners, gilt "Crossed Flags" on front cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Discreet stamp of The Tasmanian Maritime & Folk Museum with signature of previous owner on title page. Light foxing on first few pages and around a few page edges. Printed on superior paper and in near fine condition. Scarce. 25.2 x 16.3.
General supervision, handling and stowage suggestions, refrigerated cargo...
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$125

16007
NICHOLSON, I.H.
GAZETTEER OF SYDNEY SHIPPING 1788-1840

Canberra. 1981. Roebuck. 1st Ed. Roebuck Society publication No.26. X, 217 PP with b/w illust., plans, charts views of coast & paintings. Eps: Map of Australia & Chart of South & Central Pacific Is. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 24.5 x 17.5. 0909434182
Geographical index of ports of origin and destination, and places discovered, visited or remarked upon by Sydney shipping.
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$20

46646
NIXON, Peter
SAFETY IN SEAGOING SHIPS

Melbourne. 1972. Commonwealth Department of Shipping and Transport. Pilot edition with an introduction by Peter Nixon, Minister for Shipping and Transport. No continuous pagination, 82 PP with 8 cartoons on full page. Soft cover, stapled. Very good. 24.8 x 17.7.
Pilot edition: for critical and constructive comments by experts (professional seafarers), prior the final and complete edition.
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$10

31655
NORDHOFF, Charles
LIFE ON THE OCEAN: being Sketches of Personal Experience in the United States Naval Service, The American and British Merchant Marine, and The Whaling Service

London. 1974. Macdonald and Jane's. Reprint of the 1874 original. 1st UK publication of the 1970 US edition. (8), VIII, 9-286, X, 11-383, VIII, 9-288 PP with 11 b/w illust., plus 15 b/w plates. Illustrated hard cover, gilt title on cloth spine, dj (price clipped). Dust jacket is a little scuffed, o/wise a fine copy. 21.8 x 14. 0356047520
Man-of-War life. Whaling and fishing. Merchant Seaman.
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$60

52585
NUNAN, Peter
HMAS DIAMANTINA. Australia's last River Class Frigate, 1945-1980

McCrae, Vic. 2005. Slouch Hat Publications. 1st Ed. 160 PP with b/w illustrations (documents, maps, photos). Fp: Most of HMAS Diamantina crew, October 1945. Pictorial soft cover. Note to previous owner on title page signed by the author. Fine. 24.5 x 17. 0957975279
From warship to oceanographic research vessel.
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$30

13623
OAKESHOTT, Ewart
THE BLINDFOLD GAME - "The Day" at Jutland

London. 1969. Pergamon Press Ltd. 1st Ed., in "The Pergamon English Library". (8), 128 PP with 18 charts & 25 drawings by the author, 18 plates with 47 b/w photos, plus 1 large folded plate with 38 figures (1 key to profile and 37 profiles of warships) at rear of book. Hard cover a little bumped at corners, gilt title on spine, dj (lightly rubbed). Near fine. 25.5 x 17.5. 0080132820
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$25

55559
O.C.I.M.F. (editor)
VESSEL INSPECTION QUESTIONNAIRE FOR BULK OIL / CHEMICAL CARRIERS AND GAS CARRIERS

London. 1997. Oil Companies International Marine Forum. 1st Ed. VI, 70, 149 PP. Soft cover. Covers lrubbed and marked, o/wise very good. 29.8 x 21. 1856091414
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$20

68007
OPPENHEIM, Peter
THE FRAGILE FORTS: The Fixed Defences of Sydney Harbour 1788-1963

Sydney. 2005. Australian Military History Publications. 1st Ed. XXVI, 326 PP with b/w illustrations (35 drawings, 6 maps, 20 photographs). Hard cover, dj. Stamp of previous owner (Devonport Maritime Museum & Historical Society) on front endpaper. Fine. Oblong: 18.3 x 25.5. 1876439343
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$70

67366
ORIENT LINE
ORIENT LINE / ENGLAND - AUSTRALIA - S. S. OTRANTO Writing Paper

London. 1954. Orient Steam Navigation Company. 4 unused sheets of Writing Paper with at the top: Coat of Arms of the company - Orient Line - England Australia and name of vessel S.S. Otranto. Near fine. 19.5 x 12.7.
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$10

68160
ORIENT LINE
RECORDS OF A VOYAGE - S.S. ORONTES, Cruise to the Fjords of Norway and Northern Capitals 1934

London. 1939. Orient Steam Navigation Co. Folder "Cruise to the Fjords of Norway and Northern Capitals (28th July to 16th August), 1934" with 2 pockets. Left pocket with: 1 Post Card of S.S. Orontes - 1 card "Alterations in the Programme" - 1 sheet "Passenger List Competition" - 1 sheet "Sports & Entertainments" - 7 folded "Shore Excursions / Programme" for: Balholm, Stockholm, Helsingfors (Helsinki), Tallinn (Reval) Estonia, Travemunde, Immingham, Southampton. 1 folded List of Prizewinners. 10 folded "Port of call" (each with map or plan) for: Bergen, Christiansand, Mandal, Oslo, Tallinn, Stockholm, Travemünde & Lübeck, Helsingfors, Zoppot & Danzig, Copenhagen. Right pocket with: 1 card Concert in the Ball Room (29th July) - 1 card 'Appy 'Ampsted Coster Ball (6th August) - 1 folded "Invitation to Treasure Hunt" - 1 folded racing club "Baltic Sea Meeting" - 2 Orient line envelopes with: Coupons, Receipt "british Wireless Marine Service", Cinema... . 8 folded "Menu" illustrated front with " Australian Wildflowers" series (No. 1: Everlasting Daisy, No. 2: Geraldton Wax-Plant, No. 3: Scarlet-Flowering Gum, No. 4: Christmas Bells, No. 5: Wattle, No. 6: Sweet-Scented Boronia, No. 7: Waratah & No. 8: Christmas Bush. Cloth covers. Very good. Scarce. 21 x 14.7.
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$250

67730
ORIENT LINE
S.S. ORSOVA - 6 SHIP MENUS "THE EARLY NAVIGATORS"

On board. 1958. Orient Line. 6 Dinner menus, 22nd June to 29th June 1958, in "The Early Navigators" series of 6 paintings by David Cobb, published for Orient Line. Front: Sailing Crafts or Ships. Back: description. Fine. 25.5 x 16.5.
The Norsemen / Viking Longship - The Arabs / Arab Dhow - The Polynesians / large double canoes - Christopher Columbus / Niña, Pinta, Santa Maria - Sir Francis Drake /:Golden Hind - Henry Hudson / Half Moon.
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$35

61340
OWEN, Charles
NO MORE HEROES - The Royal Navy in the Twentieth Century: Anatomy of a Legend

London. 1975. George Allen & Unwin Ltd. 1st Ed. 248 PP with 1 organigram , plus 8 pages with 19 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket rubbed and chipped. Occasional foxing. Very good. 22.2 x 14. 0043590071
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$10

41526
PACKER, Joy
DEEP AS THE SEA

London. 1976. Eyre Methuen. 1st Uk edition of the 1975 South Africa original. X, 246 PP, plus 8 pages with 13 b/w photos. Fp: Lieutenant-Commander H. A. Packer, 1925. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise very good. 22.2 x 14.2.
Career in the Royal Navy, 1907 to 1953. WWI: Battle of Jutland in 1916... WWII: Hunting the Bismarck.. Defeat of the Italian Fleet...
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$10

68121
PADFIELD, Peter
BENEATH THE HOUSE FLAG OF THE P&O

London. 1981. Hutchinson. 1st Ed. 148 PP with 4 line drawings, plus 16 pages with 32 b/w photos. Title page: House flag of P&O above title. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket is a trifle ruffled. Stamps of "University of Tasmania" / "Australian Maritime College" on endpapers and title page, o/wise contents near fine. 24 x 16. 009145760
Nostalgic evocation of the great days of the Peninsula & Oriental Line: social history, myth & reality of P.O.S.H. (Port Out, Starboard Home).
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$15

40113
PARKER, Alan & TAYLOR, Digby
ONE MAN'S DREAM - OUTWARD BOUND

Auckland. 1982. Digby Taylor. 1st Ed. 180 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Title spread: New Zealand flag. FEP: Man over board. REP: Maps of the 4 legs of the 1981/1982 race. Hard cover, dj. Spine of dust jacket sunned. Very good. 28.8 x 20.8. 086470008
The 1981/82 Whitbread Round the World Yacht Race, with the New Zealand yacht Outward Bound. They won the small boat trophy and took 5th place on handicap overall.
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$10

37095
PARRY, A. (editor)
THE ADMIRALS FREMANTLE 1788-1920

London. 1971. Chatto & Windus. 1st Ed. 286 PP with 1 genealogical tree and 5 maps, plus 24 pages with 40 b/w illust. Fp: Portrait of Thomas Francis Fremantle. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Bookplate of previous owner on front endpaper, o/wise near fine. 22.4 x 14.5. 070111603X
The biographies of Thomas Francis Fremantle (a close friend of Nelson's), Charles Howe Fremantle (Port of Fremantle and Battle of Balaklava), Edmund Robert Fremantle (Maori wars) and Sydney Robert Fremantle (WWI).
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$25

60859
PAYNE, Charles B.
PORT CAMPBELL: Report On by Captain Payne

Melbourne. 1878. John Ferres, Government Printer Report from Department of Ports and Harbors, dated 25th July 1878. 2 page document (recto/verso). Top margin chipped. In a protective plastic envelopee. Very good. 35 x 21.5.
Report presented to both Houses of Parliament. Visit on board the steamer Pharos in mid July 1878: Lay out, suitability, improvments ...
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$25

14563
PEARS, Chas.
YACHTING ON THE SUNSHINE COAST - A Volume of Information compiled, written and illustrated by ...

London. 1932. Southern Railway Co. 1st Ed. (6), 66 PP with 45 colour burgees of Yacht Clubs, plus 16 colour plates by the author on art paper. Cloth cover (lightly soiled and marked), colour illustration pasted down on front board. Foxing spots on outside edges. Name and stamp of previous owners on front endpaper. An otherwise very good copy. 23.7 x 15.
The various yachting centres of Southern England with Yacht Clubs Burgees and exquisite watercolours on art paper.
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$15

12088
PEARS, Commander Randolph
YOUNG SEA DOGS, Some Adventures of Midshipmen of the Fleet

London. 1960. Putnam. 1st Ed. 252 PP, plus 8 pages with 8 b/w illustrations. Fp: A gunroom of Napoleonic days. Cloth cover, dj. Light foxing, mostly on prelims and outside edges. Near fine. 22 x 14.
Early days at sea of Fisher, Jellicoe, Lord Charles Beresford,... Midshipman Heywood of the Bounty,..
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$15

67842
PELVIN, Richard
AUSTRALIANS IN WORLD WAR I - ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY

Canberra. 2012. Department of Veterans' Affairs / Australian Government. 2nd edition of the 2010 original. 128 PP with 1 map on double page with 6 insets, b/w and 12 colour illustrations. Pictorial card covers. Fine. 23.5 x 23.5. 9781877007538
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$20

49563
PERKINS, John
THE SHIPWRECKS OF PORT ELLIOT 1853-1864

Adelaide. 1988. Society for Underwater Historical Research. 1st Ed. 36 PP with 26 b/w illustrations. Illustrated soft cover. Fine. 28.3 x 20.5. 095880060X
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$20

57728
PERRY, T. M. & SIMPSON, Donald H.
DRAWINGS BY WILLIAM WESTALL, Landscape artist on board H.M.S. Investigator during the circumnavigation of Australia by Captain Matthew Flinders R.N. in 1801-1803

London. 1962. The Royal Commonwealth Society. 1st Ed. VIII, 72 PP with 1 portrait of Matthew Flinders, plus 8 plates of maps (1 folded), 4 colour and 129 b/w plates, as well as 1 large folded map in rear pocket. Fp: Portrait of William Westall. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Fine. Folio: 48.5 x 34.7.
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$150

67355
P&O
NOTES FOR PASSENGERS

London. 1952. Peninsular & Oriental Steam Navigation Company. October 1952 edition. 24 PP with useful information and lists: "P & O Fleet" (Passenger Liners and Cargo Liners) and "P&O Agents". Soft covers. Faint foxing. Near fine. 18.4 x 12.4.
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$10

68130
P&O S. N. Co.
P&O STRATHNAVER & STRATHAIRD, One Class - Run Britain, India, Ceylon, Australia

London. c. 1959. P&O Steam Navigation Company.. Folded travel brochure. 3 folds. On the outside 2 photos of the liners, 4 photos of ports of call, Addresses of Shipping Line and Agents, and on the inside sketch map of the run London to Sydney. On the inside: 15 photos of accommodation. Format: 38 x 51, folded: 19.2 x 17.2.
Strathnaver built 1931, and Strathaird built in 1932. One Class in 1959.
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$20

11554
PONS, Xavier
A SHELTERED LAND

Sydney. 1994. Allen & Unwin. 1st Ed. XVI, 350 PP with 12 tables in text and 1 table in the endnotes section. Pictorial soft cover. Occasional foxing. Fine. 23 x 15.2. 1863736395
Australia: Creation of a no risk society built behind a wall of protection, either militarily (UK, then USA) or with tariffs and trade barriers. Attempts at a welfare state, which have not wiped out poverty and inequalities... Sweeping reassessment of Australia's past - a new vision of Australia's future.
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$10

55564
POPULAR SCIENCE MONTHLY (Editor)
ABC'S OF DIESEL ENGINES

New York. 1936. Grosset & Dunlap. 1st Ed. 333 PP with b/w illustrations (drawings, plans, photos). Cloth cover, title on front cover and spine. Covers a little worn and soiled. Name of previous owner on front endpaper, o/wise a very good clean copy. 20.8 x 14.5.
A practical manual of Diesel-engine theory and practice..., by the Editorial Staff of Popular Science Monthly.
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$20

58629
PORTS
SOUVENIR OF SYDNEY & HARBOUR WITH PANORAMA

Sydney. c. 1900. N.S.W. Bookstall Co. Ltd. 1st Ed. 36 PP with 35 b/w photos, plus a folded plate "Panoramic View of Sydney Harbour from North Shore". Soft cover. Front cover with title "36 views Sydney ..." in blind, and small b/w photos pasted down. Very good. Oblong: 19 x 23.5.
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$50

67725
RAN
AUSTRALIAN WARSHIP - No. 92

Sydney. 2016. Australian Warship / Topmill. Issue No. 92 (2 /2016). Edited by Ross Gillett. 64 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Centrefold: Anzac class helicopter frigates, HMA Ships Stuart, Ballarat and Anzac. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 29.7 x 21.
Defending Australia's flat-tops. Rabaul,s wartime relics. Pages 37 to 43 (17 colour photos) Indian International Fleet Review February 2016, by Michael Nitz.
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$10

68126
RANTZEN, Lieut.-Comdr. M. J.
LITTLE SHIP ASTRO-NAVIGATION

London. 1973. Barrie & Jenkins. 3rd edition, revised and updated. XVIII, 19-162 PP with 1 tail piece, and 30 figures by M.A. Moffat. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). Fine. 20.2 x 13.5. 0257650318
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$15

13826
REINELT, W. H.
SLIPYARDS AND SAILING SHIPS

Geelong. 1977. Marine History Publication. 1st Ed. No pagination, 16 PP with 10 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 19.5 x 13.
Story of the first patent slip at Hobart and its shipbuilder: Harry Wood.
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$10

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

Sydney. 1999. Angus & Robertson. 1st Ed. IX, 150 PP with 7 b/w illust. Eps: flowers. Hard covers, decorated front cover, dj. Fine. 22 x 14. 0207196966
Married 14th April 1801, 3 months before his departure for New Holland. Surveying the coast of the continent and naming it Australia. 6 years detention at Isle de France (Mauritius). Return to Britain 24th October 1810.
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$10

57958
RICHARDS, Rhys
WHALING AND SEALING AT THE CHATHAM ISLANDS

Canberra. 1982. Roebuck. 1st Ed. Publication No. 21 Roebuck Society. VIII, 89 PP plus 26 pages with 45 illustrations. & 5 b/w charts & 1 reprint of a Deed of Sale. FEP: Track of HMS Cornwallis. REP: The Chatham Is. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 24.8 x 17.6. 0909434123
Whaling and sealing in and around the Chatham Islands.
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$75

52133
RILEY, D. M. & B.H.P.
THE IRON SHIPS, A Maritime History of BHP 1885-1992

Melbourne. 1992. BHP Transport. 1st edition. Edited by Dale E. Crisp. 252 PP with b/w & colour illustrations (plans, photos, maps, ...). Title-page: Iron Melbourne stern. Cloth cover, device in blind on front cover, dj. Letter of General Manager of BHP Transport, dated 26 April 1993, loosely inserted. Fine. 31 x 30.5. 0867690232
Brief history of BHP, involvement in shipowning and shipbuilding, followed by the history of their iron ships, from the Iron Monarch (1917-1928) to the Iron Dampier and Iron Chieftain.
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$110

21479
ROBERTS, Yeoman of Signals Rowland G.
AGE SHALL NOT WEARY THEM, The Story of H.M.A.S. Perth

Perth. No Date. c.1944. Patersons Printing Press. Reprint of the 1942 original ? 168 PP with 8 pages of names of the posted as missing, plus 16 pages with 32 b/w photos. Cloth cover, dj. Dust jacket with small pieces missing. Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise contents near fine. 22.8 x 14.5.
The complete story of the HMAS Perth, from the departure of the crew from Australia to join the ship at Portsmouth in 1939 to her end on 28th February, 1942.
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$40

42528
ROHWER, Jürgen
DIE U-BOOT-ERFOLGE DES ACHSENMÄCHTE 1939-1945

Munich. 1968. J. F. Lehmanns Verlag. 1st Ed. XXIV, 376 PP, plus 3 folded plate in rear pocket with 10 maps. Cloth cover. Discreet scoring in front of a few names of ships sunk, o/wise fine. German text. Oblong: 14.8 x 21.2.
U-Boat successes during World War II.
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$20

21970
ROSE, Lyndon
RICHARD SIDDINS OF PORT JACKSON

Canberra. 1984. Roebuck. 1st Ed., Roebuck Society publication No. 38. IX, 152 PP plus 12 pages with 24 photos. FEP: Pacific Ocean. REP: Falkland & Shetland Islands. Hard cover, dj. Occasional foxing, o/wise very good. 24.5 x 17.5. 0909434026
An early sea captain & merchant trading out of Port Jackson in the early days of the Colony.
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$10

62358
ROSKILL, Captain S. W.
THE WAR AT SEA 1939-1945 (set of 3 Volumes in 4)

London. 1954, 1956, 1960 & 1961. H.M.S.O. Edited by J. R. M. Butler (then Sir James Butler), in the History of the Second World War, United Kingdom Military series. Volume I: 1st Ed. XXII, (2), 664 PP with 8 maps and 26 tables, plus 37 folded maps and 44 pages with 56 b/w photos. Fp: Admiral of the Fleet Sir A. Dudley P.R. Pound. Volume II: 1st Ed. XVI, (2), 523 PP with 7 maps and 38 tables, plus 35 folded maps and 36 pages with 64 b/w photos. Fp: The Tilting of the Balance. Volume III, Part I: 1st Ed. XVI, 413 PP with 1 map and 20 tables, plus 20 maps (9 of them folded) and 32 pages with 72 b/w photos. Fp: The submission of the Italian Navy, 10th September 1943. 1 errata slip tipped in on title page. Volume III, Part II: 1st Ed. XVI, (2), 502 PP with 4 maps and 20 tables, plus 21 maps (8 of them folded) and 38 pages with 80 b/w photos. Fp: The defeat of the German Navy 1945. Errata slip tipped on title page. All volumes with dark green cloth covers, gilt title on black label on spines and dust jackets. Dust jackets slightly defective: top of spine of volume II with piece missing, Volumes II and III are price clipped, and all are lightly soiled and with sunned spine. Front endpaper: Volume I with bookplate and Volume II with name of previous owner. Some foxing spots on outside edges, the endpapers and a very few pages, o/wise a nice set. 25 x 17.
Volume I: The Defensive, from the start of WWII to December 1941 and the fall of Hong Kong. Volume II: The Period of Balance, January 1942 to May 1943. Volume III: The offensive, Part I: 1st June 1943-31st May 1944. Part II: 1st June 1944 -14th August 1945.
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$400

67940
ROSS, Bob
A LOW BLOW - 1993 KODAK SYDNEY-HOBART CARNAGE: (in Australian Sailing, February 1994)

Sydney. 1994. Australian Sailing. February 1994 issue, edited by Bob Ross. 76 PP. Contains article pages 28 to 35 + 68 with 4 b/w illustrations and 7 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 27.5 x 21.
Sydney Hobart Race of 1993.
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$5

67946
ROSS, Bob
WET AND WINDY - 1992 KODAK SYDNEY-HOBART: (in Australian Sailing, February 1993)

Sydney. 1993. Australian Sailing. February 1993 issue, edited by Bob Ross. 76 PP. Contains article pages 28 to 35 + 65 with 3 b/w illustrations and 9 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover (Maxi Ketch "New Zealand Endeavour"). Fine. 27.5 x 21.
Sydney Hobart Race of 1992.
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$5

49688
ROUSE, Hunter
ELEMENTARY MECHANICS OF FLUIDS

New York. 1947. John Wiley & Sons. 5th printing in October 1947 of the 1946 original. XII, 376 PP with 11 tables, 196 figures and 27 b/w plates. Fp: Scale model of a destroyer hull towed at a speed of 9 knots in the David Taylor Model Basin of the U.S. Navy. Cloth cover, name of previous owner on front endpaper, o/wise very good. 23.5 x 15.2.
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$20

68173
RUSHTON, Gerald
WHISTLE UP THE INLET - The Union Steamship Story

Vancouver. 1978. J.J. Douglas &Ltd 1st paperback edition of the 1974 original. 236 PP, plus 48 pages with b/w illustrations: 1 map, 1 prospectus, 1 plan and 78 photos. Soft cover. Stamps and markings of "University of Tasmania" on half title page, title page and rear endpaper. Contents clean and bright. A very good copy. 23 x 15. 0888941862
Red-funnelled ships of the Union Steamship Company of British Columbia, Canada.
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$15

67857
RUSSELL, Roslyn
ANTIPODES BOUND - Ship Life for Early Settlers (in Australian Geographic, No. 137)

Sydney. 2017. Australian Geographic. No. 137, March-April 2017. Edited by John Pickrell. 132 PP, plus folded poster "Australia's Migratory Birds". Contains article pages 74 to 83 with b/w and colour illustrations. Fine. 27.8 x 21.
Rough Seas, Rats, Drunken outbursts & Dancing, Theatre ... Wildlife spotting.
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$15

18357
RUTTER, Owen
RED ENSIGN, A History of Convoy

London. 1942. Robert Hale. 1st Ed. 214 PP, plus 18 pages with 18 b/w illustrations. Fp: They bring their food from afar. Red cloth cover is lightly soiled and worn around edges, war economy paper, foxing on outside edges, o/wise internally, a very good clean copy. 22 x 14.
The convoys of merchant ships in history: Tudor, Stuart, Napoleonic wars, WWI and early days of WWII.
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$5

68092
SANDIFORD, Libby
RUGGED MOUNTAINS, JEWELLED SEA: The South Coast Heritage Trail Network

Perth. 1988. Western Australian Heritage Committee & Department of Conservation and Land Management. 1st edition, a CALM Publication. (4), 48 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. Oblong: 21 x 29.5.
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$15

21148
SAVOURS, Ann (editor)
SCOTT'S LAST VOYAGE - Through the Antarctic Camera of Herbert Ponting

New York. 1975. Praeger. 1st US edition of the 1974 UK original. 160 PP with 2 maps & 119 b/w photos, plus 4 pages with 4 colour photos by Ponting. Fp: Capt. Robert Falcon Scott. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 25.5 x 19. 0275526704
The camera records of the British Antarctic Expedition of 1910-1913, Scott's last expedition, daily life on board the Terra Nova...
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$10

38250
SCHOFIELD, Vice Admiral B.B.
THE ROYAL NAVY TODAY

London. 1960. OUP. 1st Ed., with a foreword by Sir Arthur Bryant. XII, 164 PP with 1 map on double page and 22 diagrams, plus 16 pages with 31 b/w plates. Fp: HMS Torquay, 2500 tons, a frigate of the Whitby class. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price-clipped). Some chips and small pieces missing from dust jacket. Signature of previous owner on front endpaper. Faint foxing, o/wise internally near fine. 22 x 14.2.
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$25

67996
SEVERIN, Tim
THE SINDBAD VOYAGE

London. 1982. Hutchinson. 1st Ed. 240 PP with 2 pages of plans of the Sohar and 14 b/w illustrations, plus 48 pages with 72 colour photos. Eps: Track of Sohar on a map of the Indian Ocean and South China Sea. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price-clipped). Faint foxing on outside edges. Near fine. 24 x 16. 091505607
The building of Sohar (birth place of Sindbad), the re-enactment voyage from Oman to Canton (1980-81), in the footsteps of the early Arab navigators.
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$15

67965
SHAW, Capt. Frank H.
THE MERCHANT NAVY AT WAR

London. c. 1944. Stanley Paul. 1st Ed. 136 PP plus 8 pages with 12 half-tone illust. Fp: Convoy conference A tarpaulin muster of brains. Cloth cover, dust jacket with a few small chips or closed tears around edges which are a little rubbed. A near fine copy. 22 x 14.
The hard-pressed British freighters & tankers. Ocean storms, enemy attack by submarine, aircraft or surface raiders during the first years of WWII.
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$30

52595
SHAW, Murray
MOVING MOUNTAINS. The Evolution of Port Hedland Harbour

Perth. 2006. Hesperian Press. 1st Ed. XII, 86 PP with b/w and colour (charts, maps, plans, photos). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.4 x 21. 085905389X
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$25

53786
SHIPLOVERS' SOCIETY OF VICTORIA
THE ANNUAL DOG WATCH - No.24

Melbourne. 1967. Shiplovers' Society of Victoria. Issue No. 24, edited by N. Smith. Foreword by The Hon. Gordon Freeth. XIX, 20-136 PP. Pictorial soft cover (Cable Ship: Cable Enterprise). Near fine. 21 x 14.5.
20,000 Links under the Sea. Issue commemorating the opening of the world's longest submarine telephone cable, by N. Smith. ...
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$10

53788
SHIPLOVERS' SOCIETY OF VICTORIA
THE ANNUAL DOG WATCH - No.25

Melbourne. 1968. Shiplovers' Society of Victoria. Issue No. 25, Edited by STROM, S. A. E., & GOLDFINCH, T. E. Foreword by Rear-Admiral L. Lockwood. 136 PP. Pictorial soft cover with a few creases, o/wise veery good. 21 x 14.5.
Pages 20 to 29: The Polly Woodside restoration project, by Dr. E. Graeme Robertson. The great cold, by Captain J. Moodie Heddle...
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$10

67838
SHIPLOVERS' SOCIETY OF VICTORIA
THE ANNUAL DOG WATCH - Volume 9

Melbourne. 1952. Shiplovers' Society of Victoria. Issue No. 9 of "The Journal of the Shiplovers' Society of Victoria". Edited by S.A.E. Strom. Foreword by Captain Sir E. Geoffrey Brookes.. Vol. 9: 96 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover (Figurehead of "Beatrice"). Spine repaired. Very good. 21 x 14.5.
Solomon Island incidents, by Captain A.J.D. McArthur. ... The end of the "Huia", on Komekame Reef, New Caledonia, by Clifford Hawkins. Cannibals and craters in the New Hebrides, by E. M. Christie.
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$15

67839
SHIPLOVERS' SOCIETY OF VICTORIA
THE ANNUAL DOG WATCH - Volume 10

Melbourne. 1952. Shiplovers' Society of Victoria. Issue No. 10 of "The Journal of the Shiplovers' Society of Victoria". Edited by S.A.E. Strom. Foreword by Captain F. Murchison. Vol. 10: 128 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover (Heavy Weather: the S.V. "Penang" in the Roaring Forties). Previous owner's signature, o/wise near fine. 21 x 14.5.
Tenth year of publication. The last voyage of the "Garthsnaid", by Captain A.G. Course. ... Facets of William Bligh, by T.M. Ramsay. Sea Wolves and Seals of Bass Strait, by Captain Harry O'May.
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$15

62517
SIGWART, E. E.
MERCHANT SHIPS: WORLD BUILT, Vessels of 1000 tons gross and over completed in 1966 - Volume XV

London. 1967. Adlard Coles. 1st Ed., Volume XV, 1967. 194 PP with tables & b/w illust. (photos & plans). Fp: Eugenio C. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). Fine. Oblong: 15 x 22.5.
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$30

17437
SIGWART, E. E.
MERCHANT SHIPS: WORLD BUILT, Vessels of 1000 tons gross and over completed in 1969 - Volume XVIII

London. 1970. Adlard Coles. 1st Ed., Volume XVIII, 1970. 234 PP with b/w illust. (photos & plans, ships' profiles). Fp: "Manhattan". Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price-clipped). Near fine. Oblong: 15 x 22.5.
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$30

18474
SIGWART, E. E. (compiler)
MERCHANT SHIPS: WORLD BUILT, Vessels of 1,000 tons gross and over completed in 1967- Volume XVI

London. 1968. Adlard Coles. 1st Ed., Volume XVI, 1968. 192 PP with b/w illust. (photos & plans). Fp: Strathardle. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price-clipped). Fine. Oblong: 15 x 22.5.
Including the 5-year cumulative index. Merchant ships: World Built Vols. XI-XV.
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$30

18553
SIGWART, E.E. (Compiler)
MERCHANT SHIPS: WORLD BUILT, Vessels of 1000 tons gross and over completed in 1968, VOL XVII

London. 1969. Adlard Coles. 1st Ed., Volume XVII, 1969. 235 PP with bw illust. (photos & plans). Fp: "Universe Ireland". Hard cover with a rub on back and an old tape mark on front cover. gilt title on spine, dj price-clipped). Stamps of the University of Tasmania and Australian Maritime College on FFEP and one neat stamp on title-page, o/wise contents are fine. Oblong: 15 x 22.5.
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$30

18423
SIMPER, Robert
BRITAIN'S MARITIME HERITAGE

Newton Abbot. 1982. David & Charles. 1st Ed. 392 PP with b/w & col. illust. (paintings, photos, plans, ..). Fp: Coastal trader loading timber. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 22.8 x 15.2. 0715381776
Early voyages of discovery to shipbuilders & engineers of the 19th & 20th century. From the coracles and the Brixham trawlers, to the tea clippers & the dreadnoughts.
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$15

61293
SIMPER, Robert
RIVER MEDWAY AND THE SWALE

Lavenham, Suffolk. 1998. Creekside Publishing. 1st Ed. Vol. 7 in the English Estuaries series. VIII, 92 PP with over 150 b/w illustrations (4 maps, drawings and photos). Laminated pictorial boards. Near fine. 30.2 x 21.3. 0951992775
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$20

34798
SMITH, Peter C.
BATTLESHIP ROYAL SOVEREIGN AND HER SISTER SHIPS

London. 1988. William Kimber. 1st Ed. 208 PP, plus 16 pages with 49 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 24 x 16. 0718307046
Affectionately known as "Tiddly Quid". Actions with the Royal Navy during World War II under the White Ensign, then the pale blue and white flag with red hammer and sickle while on loan to the Soviet Navy between 1944 and 1949 as "Arkhangelsk".
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$25

32698
SMITH, Peter C.
ROYAL NAVY SHIPS' BADGES

St. Ives, UK. 1974. Balfour Book. 1st Ed. 96 PP with 8 colour photos, and 40 badges in colour. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). Near fine. 24.2 x 18.4. 0859440117
13 ships' badges (Benbow to Valhalla), and 27 boat badges (Amazon to Wild Swan).
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$15

39615
SNYDER, Gerald S.
THE ROYAL OAK DISASTER

San Rafael, Ca. USA. 1978. Presidio. 1st US edition of the 1976 UK original. 261 PP with 1 map on double page, plus 24 pages with 42 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Fine. 21.4 x 14.6.
On 13/14 October 1939, U-Boat 47 penetrated the Royal Navy base of Scapa Flow in the Orkney Islands and sunk the Royal Oak: 833 dead, 424 survivors.
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$25

67429
SOCIETY FOR NAUTICAL RESEARCH
MARINER'S MIRROR [THE]. The Journal of the Society for Nautical Research - Volume 62 - No. 1

Greenwich. 1976. Society for Nautical Research. Volume 62, No. 1, February 1976. Editors: Professor C. C. Lloyd & Brian H. Dolley. (8), (2), 106 PP with b/w illustrations (drawings... photos), plus 4 plates with 10 b/w photos. Soft cover. Occasional foxing. Fine. 24 x 17.2.
No. 1 Traditional British Boatbuilding methods, by Eric McKee. The Dark Ages of the Admiralty (part II), by N. A. M. Rodger. Admiral Ballard's Memoirs (part II). Naval Blockmaking, by Gregory Clark. British Ports of Call in the Nineteenth century, by W. E. Minchinton...
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$10

37598
SPRATT, H. Philip
THE BIRTH OF THE STEAMBOAT

London. 1958. Charles Griffin. 1st Ed. 149 PP, plus 11 b/w plates. Fp: Portrait of Denis Papin (1647-1714). Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price-clipped). Occasional foxing. Near fine. 20.2 x 14.2.
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$10

33928
STANLEY, Raymond (editor)
TOURIST TO THE ANTIPODES - William Archer's Australian Journey, 1876-77

Brisbane. 1977. University of Queensland Press. 1st edition of the typescript Australian Journey 1876-7. William Archer. XXXVI, 118 PP, plus 12 pages with 1 map and 20 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Review copy with request pasted on front endpaper. Faint foxing on outside edges. Fine. 21.8 x 14. 0702210072
Voyage from Plymouth to Melbourne on the Somersetshire. Melbourne to Sydney on the Alexandra. To Rockhampton on the A.S.N. Co steamer Balclutha...
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$20

30384
STEVENS, David (editor)
MARITIME POWER IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY: The Australian Experience

Sydney. 1998. Allen & Unwin. 1st Ed. XXI, 329 PP with 1 figure, 7 maps and 39 b/w photos. P. 276 to 290: Chronology of Australasian maritime operations 1901-97. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 22.3 x 14.5. 0186448736
17 papers in an expanded and enhanced form, presented at a conference in Canberra, July 1997. Australasia and Germany before 1914 - HMAS Adelaide and the punitive expedition to Malaita in 1927 - HMAS Adelaide in Nouméa in 1940 ...
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$15

53477
STEVENS, David & REEVE, John (editors)
SEA POWER ASHORE AND IN THE AIR

Sydney. 2007. The Sea Power Centre- Australia/Halstead Press. 1st Ed. 320 PP with 3 maps, 1 table and 42 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, pictorial boards, dj. Fine. 23.8 x 16. 1920831455
Collection of 19 essays - Naval power projection : (5) Beginning of the 20th century (Gallipoli, Weihaiwei blockade). (4) World War II. (7) Cold War era. (3) Contemporary World (Unitaf in Somalia...).
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$35

39096
STEVENS, David & REEVE, John (editors)
SOUTHERN TRIDENT - Strategy, History and the Rise of Australian Naval Power

Sydney. 2001. Allen & Unwin. 1st Ed. XX, 363 PP with 4 maps, 4 tables and 45 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 22.2 x 15. 186508462X
Collection of 19 essays: The rise of modern Naval Strategy c.1580-1880 by John Reeve... Imperial Naval Defence, a Canadian perspective by Nicholas Tracy... A strategy for the lower deck of the early Royal Australian Navy, by Kathryn Spurling...
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$20

68024
STONEHAM, Allen (compiler)
THE MERCANTILE NAVY LIST AND MARITIME DIRECTORY FOR 1877

London. 1877. Board of Trade, Maritime Department / Sir William Mitchell. Annual edition. (6 adverts.), (4 notices), XXVI, 558, (2), 20 (advertisements) PP. Eps: Advertisements. Cloth covers with light wear and soiling/fading, decoration and title in blind on front board, gilt title on a lightly sunned spine. Shelf number at foot of spine and neat small stamp of Launceston Public Library on lower corner of title page. Slight ageing of paper, foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. 24.2 x 16.5.
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$50

48455
STRANGE, Glyn
NO GLORY WITHOUT EFFORT / PAS DE GLOIRE SANS EFFORT

Christchurch, NZ. 2005. Clerestory Press. 1st English and French (translation by Pierre Daprini) edition . 56 PP with 1 map, 1 portrait, 5 drawings and 12 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21 x 14.8. 0958220158
On the sacrifice of New Zealand Airmen close to the township of Yèvres, 29 July 1944.
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$20

68177
STYRING, John S.
BROWN'S FLAGS AND FUNNELS of British and Foreign Steamship Companies

Glasgow. 1971. Brown, Son & Ferguson. 7th Ed. from the 1926 original by Captain F.J.N. Wedge. (8), 56, (40 alphabetical index) PP with 800 colour illust. Decorated hard cover, dj. Stamps of "University of Tasmania" / "Australian Maritime College" on front endpaper, half title page and title page. Very good. Oblong: 11.8 x 18.2.
799 funnels and 800 flags (in colour).
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$20

30866
SUNDAY TELEGRAPH MAGAZINE
THE BICENTENNIAL NAVAL REVIEW

Sydney. 1988. The Sunday Telegraph Magazine. Issue dated 25th September 1988. 40 PP (20 of them for advertisements) with 1 map, and 30 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 27.5 x 20.
The biggest Naval review in Sydney since 1908, to celebrate the bicentennial of Australia.
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$10

67674
SWAN, Andrew & MACFAYDEN, Dugald
THE REMARKABLE STORY OF ANDREW SWAN

London. 1933. Hodder and Stoughton. 1st Ed. 254 PP. FEP: Map of the North Island of New Zealand. REP: Map of "Oceania", Central Pacific. Cloth cover, chipped dust jacket. Offsetting on endpapers. Occasional foxing. Very good. 22.2 x 15.
... being a record of his experiences, of his shipwreck (in the Central Pacific), and of his many escapes ...
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$45

68125
TABARLY, Eric
LONELY VICTORY. Atlantic Race 1964

London. 1965. Souvenir Press 1st edition translated by Len Ortzen from the 1964 French original "Victoire en Solitaire". 221 PP with 25 sketches & maps, plus 12 pages with 28 b/w photos. Hard cover, gilt title on spine. Stamp of "The Tasmanian Maritime and Folk Museum" on title page. Very good. 21.6 x 14.4.
The 1964 Trans-Atlantic race Plymouth, England to Newport, Rhode Island, USA.
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$10

53871
TAFFRAIL (Commander Taprell Dorling)
A LITTLE SHIP

London. 1918. W. & R. Chambers. December 1918 reprint of the 1918 original. (VI), 338 PP with 2 tail pieces and 13 text illustrations, plus 10 b/w plates illustrated by H. R. J. Fp: If one is married.... Cloth cover, decorated front cover and spine. Covers have some shelf wear and a few small marks<; Prize plate on front endpaper. Occasional foxing, o/wise a very good clean copy. 19.3 x 14.
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$15

67850
TATE, Michael
BLUE WATER CRUISING

London. 1964. Temple Press. 1st Ed. X, 102 PP with 9 figures, plus 12 pages with 11 b/w photos. Fp: One-way traffic through the Corinth Canal. Eps: Map of Western Mediterranean Sea with an inset "Carribean Islands". Hard cover; dj. Dust jacket rubbed, with a chip and repaired tears. Foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. 22.2 x 14.5.
For the yachtsman: voyaging-planning, preparing, and the life on board at sea and in harbour.
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$20

68098
THOMAS, Lowell
THE SEA DEVIL - The Story of Count Felix von Luckner, The German War Raider

London. 1933. Heinemann. May 1933 reprint of the 1928 original. VIII, (2), 308 PP, plus 16 pages with 23 b/w photos. Orig. blue cloth cover has a few marks, gilt title on spine, top edge tinted. Head of spine with short tear. Brief note at top of half title page. Faint foxing, o/wise very good. 22.5 x 14.5.
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$15

32397
THOMAS, Nicholas & LOSCHE, Diane
DOUBLE VISION - Art Histories and Colonial Histories in the Pacific

Cambridge. 1999. Cambridge University Press. 1st Ed. XII, 289 PP with 62 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 24.7 x 17.5. 0521659981
This book explores the ambivalence of European perceptions of the Pacific and juxtaposes them with the indigenous visual cultures that challenge western assumptions about art and representation.
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$10

68057
THURSFIELD, Rear-Admiral H. G. (editor)
FIVE NAVAL JOURNALS 1789-1817

Greenwich. 1951. Navy Records Society. 1st Ed. Publications of the Navy Records Society, Volume 91. XIII, 400, (6 Publications), (14 list of members) PP, plus 1 folded map, 1 b/w portrait and 3 colour plates. Fp: The Ward-room, H.M.S. Gloucester, at Dinner-time. Navy blue/cream buckram, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine. Free fly of front endpaper clipped at top on 2 cms. Rubbed patch at foot of spine, o/wise a very good clean copy. 23.2 x 15.5.
Life afloat in the Navy in the closing years of the sailing era. The respective authors were: a Chaplain, a Surgeon, an Able Seaman, a Midshipman, and an Officer Captain Cumby of the "Hyperion".
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$35

50088
TURNIDGE, L. E., GIBB, Sir Alexander, RUSSELL, R. C. H. & MEE, Capt. S. L.
THE MARINE BOARD OF BURNIE: REPORTS ON PORT DEVELOPMENT INVESTIGATION - October 1959

Burnie. 1959. The Marine Board of Burnie. 1st Ed. (1), 18 PP (recto only), plus 18 plates with 3 b/w photos, figures and tables, and 6 folded plates (plans at various development stages). Cloth cover, git title on front cover. Ingleton bookplate inside front cover. Two letters between G.C. Ingleton, Hydrographic Office, and Captain J.W.S. Madden, Harbour Master, tipped in on rear endpaper. Near fine. 34.5 x 21.8.
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$80

63041
UNDERHILL, Harold A.
DEEP-WATER SAIL

Glasgow. 1988. Brown, Son & Ferguson. Reprint of the 2nd edition of 1963 (original of 1952). XXIX, (3), 302 PP, plus 64 pages with 101 b/w illustrations, and 100 plates of construction, rigging, sail plans... Fp: Mediterranean schooner. FEP: 19th & 20th century fore & aft rigged craft. REP: 19th & 20th century square-rigged craft. Hard cover, title in blind on front board and gilt on spine, dj. Name of previous owner at top of front endpaper. Fine. 25 x 18.2. 085174172X
Covers types from Tasmania to Canada, from the Pacific islands to Scandinavia.
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$60

32199
VAN RIEL, P.M., PERKS J.P.H. & PINKE F.
THE SNELLIUS - EXPEDITION IN THE EASTERN PART OF THE NETHERLANDS EAST-INDIES 1929-1930 - Volume I (Chapters I-IV)

Leiden, Netherlands. 1937, 1938. E. J. Brill. 1st Ed. VIII, 178 PP with 6 tables, 24 figures, plus 9 folded charts and 36 plates with 100 b/w photos, as well as 1 large folded chart, and 15 folded charts & plans at rear. Cloth cover. Bookplates of Geoffrey Ingleton and Charles George Smith of Durban, Natal. Near fine. 32 x 23.
Expedition on board the Willebrord Snellius. Chapter I: Programme of Research and Preparations. Chapter II: The expeditionary ship and the Naval Personnel's share. Chapter III: The voyage in the Netherlands East-Indies. Chapter IV: Investigations on shore.
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$100

67709
VARD, Kenneth
LINERS IN ART

Southampton. 1990. Kingfisher. 1st Ed. 220 PP with 78 colour paintings of great ocean liners of the 20th century. FEP: Empress of Scotland. REP: Carthage. Hard cover, gilt decoration on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dedicatory note on title page dated and signed by the author. Spine of dust jacket lightly sunned and a small repaired closed tear, o/wise a near fine copy. Scarce. Oblong: 27.5 x 28.5. 0946184658
A collection of beautiful paintings by well-known marine artists depicting passenger liners accompanied by short histories of the vessels and the companies operating them.
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$75

67294
VAUGHAN, Thomas & MURRAY-OLIVER, A. A. St. C. M.
CAPTAIN COOK R.N., THE RESOLUTE MARINER - An International Record of Oceanic Discovery

Portland, Oregon. 1974. Oregon Historical Society. 1st Ed. Foreword by Admiral Sir James Madden. Preface by Thomas Vaughan. Introduction by Edmund Hayes. XIII, 97 PP with 85 pages of b/w illustrations, plus 4 colour plates. Eps: Carte reduite des parties connues du Globe Terrestre MDCCLV. Pictorial card cover. Covers somewhat rubbed. Occasional foxing. Very good. 22.8 x 20.3. 875950493
Catalogue for an exhibition on Capt. Cook organized by the Oregon Historical Society for the bicentennial of the USA and the exploration of Cook on its shores.
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$15

45666
VERNON GIBBS, Cdr. C.R.
THE WESTERN OCEAN PASSENGER LINES AND LINERS 1934-1969

Glasgow. 1970. Brown, Son & Ferguson. 1st Ed. 184 PP with 68 b/w photos of liners and 2 b/w plates (house flags and description). Fp: The old rivals: Queen Mary & Normandie. Cloth cover, dj (price-clipped). Top edge of covers with light speckling. Faint foxing on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 22 x 14.
Record of passenger liners & shipping lines on the North Atlantic in 1934 after 5 years of the Depression. The number of these ships had greatly diminished, most having been broken up and sold for scrap.
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$20

34646
VICKERS, Anna
VOYAGE EN AUSTRALIE ET EN NOUVELLE-ZELANDE

Paris. 1883. Librairie Ch. Delagrave. 1st Ed. (4), 462 PP with 52 illustrations (38 on full page), plus 1 large folded map of Australasia in colour. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt decorations and title on front cover and spine, all edges gilt. Top and bottom of spine frayed, top of front hinge weak and worn on 3 cms, long closed tear on folded map, o/wise very good. French text. 27.2 x 17.2.
Voyage on the Orient. Departure from Plymouth on 6th November 1879, call at Saint-Vincent (Cape Verde Islands), Capetown. Arrival Sydney 20 December 1879. Travel to Adelaide on the Assam, to New Zealand on the Wakatipu... Return via San Francisco on the Australia with a departure from Auckland in June 1880. Ferguson 17716a.
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$600

22252
WALLIS, Mary
LIFE IN FEEJEE, OR, FIVE YEARS AMONG THE CANNIBALS

Ridgewood, N.J., USA. 1967. The Gregg Press. Reprint of the 1851 original. XV, 16-423 PP, plus 1 folded chart with the Fiji, Samoa and Tonga archipelagoes. Decorated cloth cover. Fine. 23.8 x 15.5.
5 years (1844-1849) wandering about the Islands and in Fiji, with her husband, in command of the bark Zotoff.
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$50

67966
WALTON
WALTON FAST SEA-GOING MOTOR YACHTS

Shepperton-on-Thames. 1938. Walton Yacht Works Limited. 1938 edition. Folded flyer: 5 folds with 3 sets of sketch plans and 3 art works for Walton range motor yachts. Repaired at folds. Very good. Format: 28 x 56. Folded: 20x 38
Range of Walton high-speed luxury motor yachts, LOA: 30, 37 and 46 ft.
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$15

67967
WALTON
THE WALTON "THIRTY", New Gray-engined standard Cruiser

Shepperton-on-Thames. 1937. Walton Yacht Works Limited. Reprint from "Yachting World and Motor Boating Journal" Journal, October 1st 1937. 2 PP with 2 sketch plans and 4 b/w photos. 30 x 21.5.
Range of Walton high-speed luxury motor yachts, LOA: 30, 37 and 46 ft.
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$10

18218
WARNER, Oliver
THE BRITISH NAVY - A Concise History

London. 1975. Thames & Hudson. 1st Ed. 192 PP with 151 b/w illustrations. Fp: The Resolution in a gale by W. Van de Velde the Younger. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Ageing of paper around the edges, o/wise near fine. 24.5 x 17.5. 0500011397
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$10

35395
WHITE, Michael W. D.
MARINE POLLUTION LAWS OF THE AUSTRALASIAN REGION

Sydney. 1994. The Federation Press. 1st Ed., with foreword by Rt Hon Sir Ninian Stephen. XVIII, 334 PP with 21 figures. Hard cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Fine. 24.7 x 15.7. 1862871396
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$70

43710
WHITEHURST, Clinton H.
THE U.S. SHIPBUILDING INDUSTRY: Past, Present, and Future

Annapolis. 1986. Naval Institute Press. 1st Ed. XVI, (2), 282 PP with 1 organigram, 4 drawings, 4 graphs, 11 b/w photos, 14 sketch maps and 40 tables. Cloth cover, dj. Fine. 23.5 x 16. 0870217232
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$15

68060
WICKHAM, T. F.
TEACH YOURSELF SEAMANSHIP

London. 1958. 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). Dust jacket with repaired tears. 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

65917
WILLIAMS, Kerry
NORTHERN TERRITORY / OUTBACK AUSTRALIA

Darwin, NT. 1983. Barker Souvenirs. 1st Ed. Introduction by Wendy Kirke, on the inside of front cover. No pagination, 104 PP (4 pages loosely inserted), with 1 map on the inside of back cover, and colour photos, by Kerry Williams. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 28 x 21.5.
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$10

52890
WILSON, Barry, WILSON, Carina & BAKER, Patrick
AUSTRALIAN MARINE SHELLS - Prosobranch Gastropods (in two volumes)

Perth. 1993, 1994. Odyssey Publishing. 1st Ed. Vol. 1: 408 PP with 1 map, 20 colour photos, hundreds of drawings and 44 colour plates with photos of hundreds of shells. Vol. 2: 370 PP with 1 map, 20 colour photos, hundreds of drawings and 53 colour plates wih photos of hundreds of shells. Pictorial laminated boards, Illustrated slipcase. Fine set. 31.8 x 21.8. 0646152254
Part I: Prosobranch Gastropods. Part 2: Prosobranch Gadstropods (Neogastropods).
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$250

61332
WINTON, John
THE SUBMARINERS - Life in British Submarines 1901-1999 - An Anthology of Personal Experience

London. 1999. Constable. 1st Ed. XIV, 316 P, plus 16 pages with 38 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 24 x 16. 0094788103
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$20

48576
WINTON, John
WARRIOR - The First and The Last

Liskeard, Cornwall. 1987. Maritime Books. 1st Ed. 96 PP with 84 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 24 x 17.8. 0907771343
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$10

67143
WOOD, A. H. (Mick)
The Settlement & Ownership of FANNINGS ISLAND

Hastings Valley, NSW. c. 2010. Khandani Publishing Enerprises. 1st edition. 12 PP. Soft cover, illustrated front. Fine. 21 x 15.
Fanning or Tabueran Island, Republic of Kiribati.
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$10

68185
WOOD, Walter
SURVIVORS' TALES OF FAMOUS SHIPWRECKS

London. 1932. Geoffrey Bles. 1st Ed. XVI, 272 PP, plus 8 b/w plates. Fp: The burning of H.M.S. Bombay. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Covers have light wear and soiling. o/wise internally near fine. Scarce. 22.6 x 15.
Loss by fire of HMS Bombay, 1864. Saving of the Roddam, Mont Pelée, 1902. Sinking of the Birkenhead, 1852...
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$30

67991
WWII
THE WAR IN PICTURES (in 6 Volumes)

Melbourne. c. 1946. The Sun News-Pictorial. Australian edition of the UK original published by Odhams Press, Ltd. First Year: 320 PP. Second Year: 320 PP. Third Year: 256 PP. Fourth Year: 256 PP. Fift Year: 256 PP. Sixth Year: 256 PP. A total of 1664 PP with b/w illustrations (maps and photos). Each volume with endpapers (2 of them in colour). Cloth cover, decoration in blind on front cover, gilt title on spine. Very good. Name of previous owner at top of each title page. A near fine set. 25.5 x 18.5.
1st: How the War began. 2nd: Britain at Bay. 3rd: The Russian Glory. 4th: The turning of the tide. 5th: The Year of Liberation. 6th: Year of Victory: September 1944 to 2 September 1945.
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$100

64005
YULE, Peter & WOOLNER, Derek
THE COLLINS CLASS SUBMARINE STORY: Steel, Spies and Spin

Port Melbourne. 2008. Cambridge University Press. 1st Ed. XX, 364 PP with 2 cartoons and 8 b/w photos, plus 16 pages with 28 b/w photos. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 24.3 x 16.5. 9780521868945
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$45