53296
AAMH
THE GREAT CIRCLE: Journal of the Australian Association for Maritime History - Volume 20, Nos. 1 & 2, 1998

Armidale, NSW. 1998. The Australian Association for Maritime History. Edited by G.R. HENNING. No. 1: 72 PP with 15 figures, 6 graphs and 12 tables. No. 2: 73-144 PP with 2 figures, 1 map and 5 b/w photos. Card covers. Very good. 24 x 16.3.
No. 1: The influence of Rating Rules and Aero- and Hydrodynamics on the design of sailing yachts, by N. Theo van Harpen. German Windships at the beginning of thz 20th century, by Timm Weski... No. 2: Shipping Freight costs: South Australian Copper and Copper-ore cargoes, by Mel Davies. Indonesian Divers in Australia's Northern Waters, by M. McCarthy.
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$20

20575
ADAMS, R.B.
RED FUNNEL AND BEFORE

Southampton. 1986. Kingfisher Railway Productions. 1st Ed. 128 PP with 1 map, 3 plans, 3 profiles & 194 bw photos. Title page: Normandie anchored at the Motherbank off Ryde. Eps: Advertisements for daily steamers excursions from Southampton. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 28 x 21.8. 0946184216
Ships of the Southampton, Isle of Wight & South of England Royal Mail Steam Packet Company, 1861-1986.
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$20

30356
ALLISON, Robert J.
THE CRESCENT OBSCURED: The United States and the Muslim world, 1776-1815

New York. 1995. O.U.P. 1st Ed. XVIII, 266 PP, plus 12 pages with 14 b/w illustrations. Fp: Popular engraving showing two American heroes and two Muslim enemies. Cloth cover, dj. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 21.6 x 14.5. 0195086120
First contacts with the Muslim world in the Barbary states of North Africa... Birth of the US Navy.
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$20

14593
ANDERSON, K. S.
A PORT IS BUILT

Melbourne. 1981. Portland Harbor Trust. 1st Ed. 83 PP with 1 map and 20 b/w illust. Eps: Portland jetties. Cloth cover, dj. Fine. 24.7 x 18.8. 072413378X
The harbour of Portland, Victoria. From a rambling jetty in 1950, to a modern sheltered harbour inaugurated in 1980.
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$10

68331
ANDERSON, Lis
LIS SAILS THE ATLANTIC

London. 1953. Rupert Hart-Davis. 1st edition in "The Mariners Library" (No. 22) of the 1935 original. 191 PP with 1 map, plus 8 pages with 9 b/w photos. Cloth cover, original pictorial dust jacket is a little ruffled and has flaps trimmed. Ex Library copy with stamps on endpapers and title page. Occasional foxing. Very good. 19 x 13.
The 18-metre ketch "Monsunen" started to crisscross the Atlantic Ocean in July 1929. Copenhagen, Rio and Buenos Aires, Tristan da Cunha, Cape Town, St Helena and Ascension, New York, then back to Copenhagen.
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$30

67836
ANDREWS, Graeme
SOUTH COAST STEAMERS

Geelong. 1983? Marine History Publications. 1st Ed. 32 PP, plus 44 pages with 43 b/w illustrations (7 engravings, 36 photos). Pictorial card covers. Copy signed by the author on title page. Very good. 20.7 x 14.5.
Study of the run and ships plying between Sydney and Eden, calling at small coastal settlements and ports.
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$25

59397
AUSTRALIAN INSTITUTE FOR MARITIME ARCHAEOLOGY (AIMA)
THE BULLETIN OF THE AUSTRALIAN INSTITUTE FOR MARITIME ARCHAEOLOGY - Volume 6

Fremantle. 1982. AIMA / Australian Institute for Maritime Archaeology. Volume 6, 1982. Edited by Jeremy GREEN. II, 84 PP with 36 figures. Soft cover, illustrated front, staples, cloth spine. Near fine. 29.7 x 21.
Wreck of the Sydney Cove, by Ken Atherton and Shirley Lester. Shipwrecks on the Margaret Brock Reef, off Cape Jaffa, S.E of South Australia, by Terry Drew and Bill Jeffrey.
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$15

52069
AUSTRALIAN INSTITUTE FOR MARITIME ARCHAEOLOGY (AIMA)
THE BULLETIN OF THE AUSTRALIAN INSTITUTE FOR MARITIME ARCHAEOLOGY - Special Publication No.2

Fremantle. 1984. AIMA / Australian Institute for Maritime Archaeology. VI, 60 PP with 21 figures (3 maps, drawings and b/w photos). Illustrated soft cover. Fine. 29.6 x 21.
Cavalier de La Salle vessel, wrecked in 1679, Lake Huron, Great Lakes. The Griffon Cove Wreck: a case study in archaeological reconstruction of timber hull remains, by Paul F. HUNDLEY.
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$30

36573
AUSTRALIAN SHIPPING
AUSTRALIAN SHIPPING AND SHIPBUILDING 1980

Canberra. 1980. A.G.P.S. / Department of Transport. 33rd edition. IV, 68 PP with 19 tables. Pictorial card cover . Near fine. 25 x 17.5. 064205665X
Data as at 30 June 1980. Trading Vessels... Trades... Passenger ferries... Ships imported & ships constructed. Dry docks and patent slipways.
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$10

21761
BAADER, Juan
THE SAILING YACHT

New York. 1979. W. W. Norton. 1st American edition of the 1974 (2nd edition) German text "Segelsport-Segeltechnik-Segelyachten" translated from the 1962 original Argentinian text "El Deporte de la Vela". 392 PP with 91 b/w photos and 275 diagrams. Fp: Alysina, a Half Tonner. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj (spine lightly sunned). Near fine. 28.2 x 22.4. 0393032205
Aerodynamic theory, yachting history, techniques, hydrodynamics, rating rules, classes, safety at sea, sails, navigation...
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$15

19354
BABBAGE, Ross
RETHINKING AUSTRALIA'S DEFENCE

Brisbane. 1980. UQP. 1st Ed. XXII, 312 PP with 9 figures and 9 tables. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Discreet signature & date on front endpaper, o/wise fine. 22.2 x 14.6. 0702214868
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$20

54483
BACH, Joanne (editor)
BETWEEN THE FLAGS: 100 Years of Surf Lifesaving

Canberra. 2006. National Museum of Australia Press. 1st Ed. with a foreword by Craddock Morton. XII, 52 PP with 32 b/w and 52 colour illustrations (20 of objects). Folded poster loosely inserted. Pictorial stiff cover. Fine. 22 x 22. 1876944498
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$20

61853
BAKER, William A.
SLOOPS & SHALLOPS

Barre, Massachusetts. 1966. Barre Publishing Company. 1st Ed. XIV, 174 PP with 50 figures (drawings, sketches, plans). Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). Fine. 23.5 x 15.5.
The development of shallops along the Atlantic seaboard.
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$35

30555
BALLARD, Robert & ARCHBOLD, Rick
GHOST LINERS, Exploring the World's Greatest Lost Ships

Sydney. 1998. Allen & Unwin. 1st Australian Ed., paintings by Ken Marschall. 64 PP with b/w and colour illust. throughout. Half title page: Alvin explores the severed bow section of the Titanic. Title page: Delta illuminates the anchor of Lusitania. Eps: Titanic leaving Southampton. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Fine. 28.5 x 22.2. 186448831X
Titanic - Empresss of Ireland - Lusitania - Britannic ...
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$10

61908
BARTIMEUS
MALTA INVICTA

London. 1943. Chatto & Windus. 4th impression. 32 PP, plus 8 pages with 9 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Small crease at top corner of front cover. War economy paper. Near fine. 19.8 x 13.
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$15

63911
BASSETT, Marnie
REALMS AND ISLANDS, The World Voyage of Rose de Freycinet in the Corvette Uranie 1817-1820

London. 1962. O.U.P. 1st Ed. XII, 275 PP with 2 maps, plus 24 pages with 1 map and 46 b/w illust. Fp: Portraits of Rose and of Louis de Freycinet. FEP: Voyage Toulon to Shark Bay. REP: Shark Bay to Le Havre. Cloth cover. Faint foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 22 x 15.
The voyage of Rose with her husband, Capt. Louis de Saulces de Freycinet, of the Uranie. Calls in Australia, shipwrecked on the Falklands (from her journal & letters and the reports of Louis de Saulces de Freycinet, Capitaine de Corvette).
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$35

11882
BATES, John
THE LAST ISLANDS

Brisbane. 1993. Boolarong. 2nd edition, updated of the 1990 original. 120 PP with 1 drawing, 5 maps, 9 b/w & 29 colour photos. Illustrated endpapers. Hard cover, dj. Fine (mint condition). 20.8 x 14.8. 0864391684
History of the Whitsunday and Cumberland Islands.
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$10

68487
BEAUFORT, The Duke of and WATSON, Alfred E.T. (Editors)
BADMINTON LIBRARY - YACHTING (VOLUMES I & II)

London. 1894. Longmans, Green, and Co. 1st Ed., in the Badminton Library of Sports and Pastimes. Vol. I: XVI, 439 PP with 93 text illustrations by R. T. Pritchett, plus 3 colour plates (Racing Flags - Solent Owners Racing Colours, Commercial Code of Signal) and 17 b/w plates. Vignette on title page: Before the Start. Fp (in colour): The Jack of 1606 A.D. & The Union Jack. Vol. II: XVI, 456 PP with 160 text illustrations by R. T. Pritchett, plus 3 colour plates (Yacht Club Burgees - Yacht Club Flags - Mermaids an Water-wags of Dublin Bay) and 31 b/w plates. Vignette on title page: Varuna, Vendetta and Lais. Fp (in colour): Old Flags . Brown cloth cover, illustrated front cover, title on spine. Spine of each volume lightly sunned and frayed at head and foot (shelf wear). Each volume with the Book Plate of the "Union Club Sydney - Library" on front endpaper, and gilt device "Union Club Sydney" on front board. Foxing spots throughout, but still a good set. 19.5 x 14.
Ocean Cruising, by Lord Brassey. Sliding keels and centreboards by R.T. Fritchett... Yachting on the Norfolk Broads, by G. Christopher Davies. Yachting in New Zealand, by the Earl of Onslow... The America Cup Races, 1893.
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$70

48578
BEAVER, Paul
BRITISH NAVAL AIR POWER 1945 TO THE PRESENT

London. 1985. Arms and Armour Press. 1st Ed., No. 33 in the Warbirds Illustrated series. 66 PP with 8 colour and 117 b/w photos. Title spread: Scimitar. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 24.6 x 18.6. 0853687102
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$15

34784
BERLITZ, Charles & VALENTINE, J. Manson
WITHOUT A TRACE

Adelaide. 1977. Souvenir Press. 1st Australian edition. X, (2), 180 PP with 6 b/w illust, plus 24 pages with 37 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 24 x 16. 0285622862
More evidence from the Bermuda Triangle.
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$10

40438
BLACKMORE, Howard L.
HUNTING WEAPONS

London. 1971. Barrie & Jenkins. 1st Ed., in Arms and Armour series. XXX, 401 PP with 137 b/w illustrations, plus 40 pages with 151 b/w photos. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj. Light foxing on outside edges and the first and last leaves. Note on front endpaper, o/wise near fine. 24.2 x 15.5. 0257656405
Swords, Knives and Bayonets, Staff Weapons...
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$20

61444
BLAINEY, Prof. Geoffrey (Foreword)
SEA OF DREAMS: The Lure of Port Phillip Bay 1830-1914

Mornington. 2011. Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery. 1st edition limited to 2000 copies. Introduction by Jane Alexander. Catalogue produced by Rowena Wiseman. (4), 81 PP with 9 b/w and 27 colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover (Rickett's Point, Beaumaris, 1890). Fine. 28.5 x 24. 9780980756630
Exhibition held 7 December, 2011 to 19 February, 2012. Land of Promise, by Patricia Tryon Macdonald. Defending our shores, by Cindy McCreery.
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$45

68504
BLAIR, Captain Clough
SHOESTRING SHIPPING LINE

Wellington. 1967. Reed. 1st Ed. 180 PP, plus 16 pages with 33 b/w illustrations. Fp: Line drawings of the M/V Viti. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket lightly rubbed. Stamp of "The Tasmanian Maritime and Folk Museum" on title page. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Very good. 22.1 x 14.7.
The Tasman Steamship Company created and launched in prosperous times ... but foundered once in the hands of financiers.
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$15

44139
BLAKE, George
THE BEN LINE - The History of William Thomson and Co. of Leith and Edinburgh, and of the Ships owned and managed by them 1825-1955

London. 1956. Thomas Nelson. 1st Ed. X, 222 PP with 1 genealogical table, plus 30 pages with 1 map and 35 b/w illustrations. Fp: Ben Lomond at Hong Kong in 1890. FEP: 3 maps (North and Baltic Seas, the Firth of Forth, South East Asia). REP: Map of the world. Cloth cover, gilt House Flag on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). Owner stamps on front endpaper, and half title page. Foxing spots on outside edges and on few pages, o/wise very good. 22 x 14.5.
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$25

68339
BOATMAN
THE BOATMAN - The World of Traditional Boats & Boat Craftsmanship - No. 1

Falmouth. 1992. The Boatman, Waterside Publications Ltd. Issue No. 1, June / July 1992, edited by Jenny Bennett. 112 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft covers. Front cover with light creases. Very good. 29.5 x 21.7.
Hirta, a 1911 Bristol Channel Pilot Cutter, by Tom Cunliffe. Who is John Leather? Open Working Boats of the North West, by Jenny Bennett. Uffa Fox, Grand Old Man of the Sea, by Joan Matthew.
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$20

21941
BONSALL, Thomas E.
GREAT SHIPWRECKS OF THE 20TH CENTURY

New York. 1988. Gallery Books. 1st Ed. 192 PP with 176 b/w & 32 colour illustrations. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 29.5 x 21.5. 0831777818
Recollection of the important passenger ship disasters of this century from the General Slocum to the Mikhail Lermontov, including Titanic, Lusitania, Normandie, Andrea Doria, ...
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$15

57207
BOUDRIOT, Jean & BERTI, Hubert
FREGATE DE 18, LA VENUS DE L'INGENIEUR SANE 1782

Paris. c. 1980. A.N.C.R.E. 1st Ed. In the series "Collection Archéologie Navale Française". Monograph: 74 PP with 18 figures, maps, engravings, plans & photos, plus 13 folded plans and 1 plate with colour schemes. Items contained in an illustrated folder. Cloth cover, title on front cover and spine, dj. French text. Fine. 31.5 x 23.5. 2903179018
Prototype of one of the 143 frigates built before and after the French Revolution.
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$200

49843
BOWEN, Frank C.
THE KING'S NAVY

London. 1925. Methuen. 1st Ed. VIII, 252 PP with 9 drawings, plus 30 plates with 46 b/w photos by Stephen Cribb. Fp: Hoisting the Colours. Cloth cover, device and title on front cover and spine. Offsetting on endpapers. Foxing, o/wise very good. 22 x 17.
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$20

15493
BRADFIELD, Raymond A.
SERVING A SEA-GIRT LAND, Some Early Maritime History

Castlemaine, Vic. c. 1975. Castlemaine Mail. 1st Ed. 98 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21 x 16. 0959450920
Pot pourri of early Australian maritime history.
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$15

68386
BRADY, Edward M.
MARINE SALVAGE OPERATIONS

Cambridge, Maryland. 1960. Cornell Maritime Press. 1st Ed. XIII, (3), 237 PP with tables, sketches & 123 figures in text including 16 b/w photos, plus 1 large folded plan (figure 22). Blue cloth covers a little soiled and worn around edges. Chop and signatture of previous owner on front endpaper, and stamp of "The Tasmanian Maritime and Folk Museum" on title page. Very good. 23.2 x 15.5.
Equipment and structures used in salvage, salvage practice, operations, techniques, hazards. Includes a Glossary of 8 pages.
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$25

20111
BRENNAN, Frank
THE AUSTRALIAN COMMONWEALTH SHIPPING LINE

Canberra. 1978. Roebuck. 1st Ed., Roebuck Society publication No. 20. VII, 72 PP plus 24 pages with 39 photos in b/w, 2 b/w maps. Fp: Sketch of Australian cargo ships, Class D & E. REP: Certificate of Discharge, recto-verso. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24.8 x 18. 0909434115
Creation of the Commonwealth Shipping Line in 1915, to serve Australian needs during and just after WWI (up to 1927).
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$10

38761
BREWER, Edward S. & WALLSTROM, Robert E.
CRUISING DESIGNS - Power and Sail

New York. 1976. Seven Seas. 1st ed. 144 PP with 16 figures, and sets of plans for 31 cruising auxiliary & 8 power boats. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 22.8 x 14.8. 0915160153
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$10

37026
BRODIE, W. A. D.
MELBOURNE, the water's edge

Adelaide. 1978. Rigby 1st Ed. 95 PP with 1 map, 2 b/w illust. and 66 colour plates. Hard cover, dj. Fine. Oblong. 22.2 x 28.7. 0727004735
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$15

63006
BROGREN, Klas (editor)
ShipPax GUIDE 06 - Ferry, Cruise & Ro-Ro Register Yearbook

Halmstad, Sweden. 2006. ShipPax Information. 2006 edition. 248 PP with tables and b/w or colour illustrations (plans, profiles and photos of ships). Pictorial (Maersk Dunkerque) soft cover. Fine. 29.7 x 21.
Pages 8 to 111: Maersk Dunkerque / Focus on Norfolk Line, by Philippe Holthof. Samsung Heavy Industries, by Jonathan Boonzaier. ... Market Observationseport.
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$40

68012
BROWN, Anthony J.
ILL-STARRED CAPTAINS - FLINDERS AND BAUDIN

Fremantle. 2008. Fremantle Arts Centre Press. Reprint of the 2004 paperback (revised edition of the 2000 original). Foreword by Tim Flannery. XX, 528 PP with b/w illustrations (1 facsimile of document, 9 portraits, 10 views and 15 charts or maps). Pictorial soft cover. Light crease on spine, o/wise near fine. 20 x 13. 9781921361296
Australian exploration seen through two very different expeditions.
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$15

55744
BROWN, David
THE ROYAL NAVY AND THE FALKLANDS WAR

London. 1987. Leo Cooper. 1st Ed. 384 PP with 7 maps and 135 b/w photos, plus 8 pages with 16 colour photos. Eps: map of the Falklands Islands. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 25.2 x 19.5. 0850520592
Story of the fleet of vessels (Royal Navy, Royal Fleet Auxiliary, Merchant Navy) sent 7000 miles from England to take back the Falkland Islands in 1982.
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$35

50878
BROWN, Ernest B.
RADAR NAVIGATION MANUAL

Washington. 1971. Defence Mapping Agency/Hydrographic Center 1st Ed. Publication No. 1310, with a foreword by Captain F. L. Slattery. No continuous pagination, XII, 178 PP with 122 figures. Stiff plastic covers. Fine. Oblong: 20.5 x 27.
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$20

68398
BRYAN, Marilyn (compiler)
THE HISTORY OF IRON POT LIGHTHOUSE

Hobart. 1990. Author. 1st Ed. 24 PP with 1 b/w photo. Soft cover, illustrated front, staples. Fine. 21.2 x 14.6.
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$20

16937
BRYANT, Arthur
SAMUEL PEPYS, The Saviour of the Navy

London. 1949. Collins. New Ed of 1938 orig. (12), 452 PP plus 6 plates. Fp: Samuel Pepys, Secretary of the Admiralty, aged about 54. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). Signature on FFEP. Light foxing on endpapers and outside edges. Very good. 22.5 x 14.5.
The dramatic story of Pepys' second secretaryship to the Admiralty 1683-1689. Voyage to Tangier in 1683, Imperial outpost and African stronghold of the Navy for 21 years, where he realized how decayed the Navy had become,...
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$15

19075
BRYANT, Arthur
SAMUEL PEPYS, The Years of Peril

London. 1952. Collins. 3rd reprint of the 1948 new edition, (orig. of 1935). XIV, 466 PP, plus 6 full-page plates. Fp: The Britannia of 1682. FEP: The Thames and Medway. REP: London under Charles II. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). Foxing on outside edges, o/wise very good. 22 x 14.2.
The rising Admiralty servant: 1669-1683.
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$20

68498
BURGESS, Douglas R., Jr.
SEIZE THE TRIDENT, The Race for Superliner Supremacy and How It Altered the Great War

Camden, Maine. 2005. International Marine / McGraw-Hill. 1st Ed. X, 296 PP, plus 6 pages with 11 b/w illustrations. . Hard cover, gilt title on spine. Stamps of "University of Tasmania" on endpapers, title page and top outside edge. Rubbed patch at foot of spine. Internally very good. 23.5 x 15.5 0071430091
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$15

22799
BURT, R. A.
BRITISH DESTROYERS IN WORLD WAR TWO

London. 1985. Arms and Armour Press. 1st Ed., No. 4 in the Warships Illustrated series. 64 PP with 124 bw photos. Title spread: The "L" Class destroyer 'Lively' at speed in 1941-42. Pictorial soft cover (H37, Garland). Near fine. Scarce. 24.6 x 18.4. 085368748X
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$30

67833
BYRSKI, Liz
SPECTACULAR AUSTRALIAN SEA RESCUES

Sydney. 1997. New Holland Publishers. 1st Ed. XII, 211 PP with 12 sketch maps, plus 16 pages with 12 bw & 13 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 20.7 x 13.5. 1864363010
Rescues from foundering ships, yachts, or rafts: inshore, coastal waters, or deep south in Antarctic waters. The unusual: hot-air balloonists plucked from the sea after drifting over the Coral Sea.
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$20

49275
CALLENDER, Geoffrey
THE NAVAL SIDE OF BRITISH HISTORY

London. 1924. Christophers. 1st Ed. IX, 10-305 PP, plus 18 bw plates. Fp: Sir Francis Drake. Eps: The Globe, after the map made by Martin Behaim of Nuremberg 1492. Cloth cover, gilt vignette on front cover and gilt title on spine. Spine slightly sunned. Foxing spots on outside edges. Signature of previous owner on verso of frontispiece. Near fine. 22 x 14.2.
Genesis of British sea-power, the Royal Navy...
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$15

68355
CALVERT, Hedley & GRAEME-EVANS, Alex
ALWAYS A COMPETITOR - Hedley Calvert Tasmanian Yachtsman, Orchardist and Raconteur

Hobart. 1997. Tasbook. Limited edition. Foreword by Mike Fletcher. V, 311 PP with b/w illustrations, ribbon page-marker. Endpapers: Colour photos of Huon Valley. Hard cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj. Fine. 30.2 x 21.5. 0646343947
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$75

68217
CAMERON, Charlotte
WANDERINGS IN SOUTH-EASTERN SEAS

London. 1924. T. Fisher Unwin. 1st Ed. 270 PP, plus 1 folded map with colour and 23 plates with 43 b/w photos. Fp: Dyak man and woman in festive dress. Blue cloth cover, title on front board and gilt title on spine. Occasional foxing. Very good. Scarce. 22.4 x 15.
Singapore & Malaya, Borneo, Java, Tonga, American Samoa and Tasmania.
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$120

68561
CAMPBELL-JONES, Susan
WELSH SAIL - A Pictorial History

Dyfed, Wales. 1976. Gomer Press 1st edition with an introduction by Alun Richards. 103 PP with 6 figures and 77 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine copy. 21.7 x 18.7. 850883067
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$20

18169
CANNELL, David & LEATHER, John
MODERN DEVELOPMENT IN YACHT DESIGN

London. 1976. Adlard Coles. 1st Ed. (8), 152 PP with 79 b/w illust. (plans, sketches,..) & 17 b/w photos in text. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Some foxing, mostly on first and last pages, o/wise good. 28.3 x 22.5. 0229115187
Sailing and motor yachts, spars, rigs & sails, materials & construction.
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$15

40539
CAPPER, D. P.
MOAT DEFENSIVE - A History of the Waters of the Nore Command 55 BC to 1961

London. 1963. Arthur Barker. 1st Ed. XI, 251 PP with 2 drawings and 8 maps, plus 16 pages with 24 b/w illust. Vignette on title page. Eps: A prospect of Chatham Dock. Cloth cover, dj (price-clipped and a few chips). Foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. 22.2 x 14.5..
Published at the time of the closing of the Nore Command (South East corner of England).
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$15

32194
CARR, Frank G. G.
LESLIE A. WILCOX, R.I., R.S.M.A.

Leigh-on-Sea. 1977. F. Lewis. Limited edition to 600 copies. VI, 7-47 PP, plus 38 pages with 2 colour plates tipped in and 72 b/w plates. Title page: Colour plate of the American clipper Blue Jacket pasted down. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Dust jacket tipped-in on front endpaper. Ingleton bookplate. Fine. 29.2 x 22.6.
Catalogue of 267 of his works.
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$40

68553
CARR, Frank G. G., COOKSON, Richard M., HURST, Alex., STAMMERS, Michael K. et al..
THE MEDLEY OF MAST AND SAIL - A Camera Record 1

Brighton, U.K. 1976. Teredo Books. 1st Ed., with an introduction by Frank G. G. Carr. XXII, 330 PP with 407 b/w photos. Fp: A barquentine at Whitby. Eps: On a windjammer. Cloth cover, gilt decoration on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Signed by Frank Carr on verso of FFEP. A fine copy. Scarce. 24.5 x 19.5. 0903662035
Photographic illustrations of the world's vanishing sailing craft.
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$100

18648
CARRISON, Daniel J.
THE NAVY FROM WOOD TO STEEL 1860-1890

New York. 1965. Franklin Watts. 1st Ed. in the Watts Histories of the United States Navy series. (6), 186 PP plus 16 pages with 34 bw illust. Cloth cover, dj. (price clipped). Dust jacket chipped and rubbed. Stamp of previous owner on front endpaper. Very good. 24 x 16.4.
The Civil War and the actions of the Union and Confederacy Navies. Subsequent changes in naval strategy and rise of steel hulls in combat.
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$20

68453
CHAMBERS, Admiral B. M.
SALT JUNK - Naval Reminiscences, 1881-1906

London. 1927. Constable. 1st Ed., illustrated by the author. X, 364 PP, (2 adv.) with 44 b/w text-illustrations, plus 4 b/w plates (2 engravings and 2 photos) and a colour frontispiece. Fp: Rio de Janeiro (water colour). Blue cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Spine somewhat faded, a little light foxing, a library vignett and stamp on FFEP and former owner's name/address on half-title page. Small closed tear/chip on the top of the first 5 pages, o/wise contents very clean and overall a very good copy. 22.7 x 14.5.
Between February 1913 and April 1914, Admiral B. M. Chambers was the first Captain of the Royal Australian Naval College, Osborne House, Geelong.
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$25

68490
CHAPMAN, Peter (editor)
BULLETIN OF THE CENTRE FOR TASMANIAN STUDIES - Volume Two, No. 1, 1988

Hobart. 1988. Centre for Tasmanian Historical Studies / University of Tsmania.. (1), 68, (3 blank) PP. Stiff cover. Issue signed by the editor on title page. Very good. 20.6 x 14.5
The French in Van Diemen's Land: Organisation and the Fruits of Discovery, by N. J. B. Plomley.
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$15

15845
CHARLWOOD, Don
SETTLERS UNDER SAIL

Melbourne. 1978. Government Printing Office. 1st Ed. 28 PP with 1 map, 2 plans, 1 colour photo, and 43 bw illust. Inside back cover: tall ship. Pictorial soft cover. "Compliments Card" by Premier of Victoria loosely inserted. Near fine. 29.7 x 20.8.
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$15

68356
CHILDERS, Erskine (editor)
THE RIDDLE OF THE SANDS - A record of Secret Service Recently Achieved

London. 1967. Rupert Hart-Davis. 2nd impression of the 1955 edition. No. 29 in the Mariner's Library (original of 1903). 278 PP with 2 charts & 2 maps. Cloth cover, dj designed by Malcolm Young. Near fine. 19 x 13.
Spying and small boat cruising in the South East of the North Sea, a decade before the Great War.
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$40

38271
CHRISTOPHER, Peter
... TO SAVE THE LIVES OF STRANGERS - (Famous Shipwrecks of South Australia)

Adelaide. 1989. Author. 1st Ed. 40 PP with 2 maps, 6 facsimile of newspaper cuttings and 9 b/w illustrations. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 21 x 14.8. 0958804419
Admella in 1859... Geltwood... Lady Kinnaird... Portland Maru in 1935.
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$15

63989
CHURCHOUSE, Jack
GLAMOUR SHIPS OF THE UNION STEAM SHIP COMPANY N.Z. LTD

Wellington. 1981. Millwood Press. 1st Ed. 104 PP with b/w & colour illustrations. Fp: Painting of the Maori. FEP: Time-table for May, 1909. REP: Line drawing of SS Maunganui. Hard cover, dj. Dedicatory note on half title page signed by the author. Fine. 28.8 x 25.5. 0908582412
Illustrated history of the Company interwoven with the economic progress of New Zealand.
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$30

15891
CLARKSON, John & FENTON, Roy
ANCHOR AND BROCKLEBANK LINES

London. 1994. John & Marion Clarkson. 1st softback edition, in the "Ships in Focus" series. 72 PP with 148 b/w photos. Inside back cover: index. Title page: "Manipur", 1920. Pictorial soft cover. Former owner's discreet name on title-page, o/wise fine. 29.7 x 21. 0952117924
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$20

68225
CLERK, Dugald
THE GAS, PETROL, AND OIL ENGINE - Vol. I: Thermodynamics of the gas, Petrol, and oil engine, together with Historical Sketch

London. 1909. Longmans, Green and Co. New and revised edition. XII, 380 PP with tables and 126 b/w figures (5 of them on 4 supplementary plates). Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Name and address of previous owner and stamp of "The Tasmanian Maritime and Folk Museum" on FFEP plus 2 other names on title page. Slight ageing of paper, otherwise a very good copy. 23 x 15.
Contents include: The Causes of Loss in Gas Engines, Explosion and Cooling in a Closed Vessel, Thermal and Mechanical Efficiency of the Different Types of Gas Engine in Use..
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$30

68454
CLUNE, Frank & STEPHENSEN, P.R.
THE VIKING OF VAN DIEMEN'S LAND, The Stormy Life of Jorgen Jorgensen

Sydney. 1954. Angus & Robertson. 1st Ed. XIII, 482 PP with b/w illust. by Albert Zimmerman. Fp: Self portrait miniature in oils painted at Copenhagen in 1807. Orig. blue cloth cover with a repaired and protected dust jacket. Contents near fine. 24.2 x 16.
The life of true adventurer in Australian waters and other places. A Dane, pushed into the British Navy, turned deserter ...
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$40

49305
COCHRANE, Admiral Lord
MEMOIRS OF A FIGHTING CAPTAIN

London. 2005. The Folio Society. 1st Ed, with Introduction and editorial matter by Brian Vale. XXII, (6), 311 PP with 1 facsimile of document and 4 maps, plus 16 pages with 20 colour and 12 b/w illustrations. Fp (in colour): Thomas, Lord Cochrane, 1807. Full cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine, illustrated slipcase. Fine. 24.8 x 16.7.
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$30

68457
COLE, Sanford D.
SHIPMASTERS' HANDBOOK TO THE MERCHANT SHIPPING ACTS

Glasgow. 1933. Brown, Son & Ferguson. 4th edition of the 1913 original. XVII, (3), 268 PP. Blue cloth cover, title in blind on front cover and gilt on spine. Light foxing. Name of previous owner and stamp of "The Tasmanian Maritime and Folk Museum" on front endpaper. Some pencilled marginal lines or underlining of text, o/wise near fine. 21.8 x 14.2.
Being a practical guide to the Acts and Regulations for Shipmasters and all connected with the Mercantile Marine.
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$20

37537
COLLINS, Bruce E.
THE WRECK OF THE PENGUIN

Wellington. 2000. Steele Roberts. 1st Ed. 128 PP with b/w illustrations (maps & plans, drawings, paintings and photographs). Title page: the Penguin leaving Wellington. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. Oblong: 20 x 28. 1877228281
Wreck of the New Zealand Union Steam Ship Penguin, 12th February 1909, with loss of 72 lives.
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$25

68565
COOMBE, Derek
THE BAWLEYMEN - Fishermen and Dredgermen of the River Medway

Rainham, Kent. 1979. Pennant Books. 1st Ed. 112 PP with b/w illustrations (2 maps and 6 tailpieces), plus 32 pages with 48 b/w photos. Pictorial laminated boards. Spine lightly sunned, o/wise fine. 24 x 15.5. 0950641308
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$30

68557
COPPING, A. E.
GOTTY AND THE GUV'NOR

Lavenham, Suffolk. 1979. Mallard Reprints. Reprint of the 1907 original. XIV, 201 PP with 1 portrait and 6 endpieces, plus 16 pages with 20 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 22.5 x 14.5. 090462398X
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$25

49578
CORNFORD, L. Cope
A CENTURY OF SEA TRADING 1824-1924. THE GENERAL STEAM NAVIGATION COMPANY LIMITED

London. 1924. A & C Black Ltd. 1st Ed., illustrated by W L Wyllie and J Spurling. Preface by the Right Hon. Viscount Inchcape. X, 182 PP with 1 map and 3 b/w illustrations, plus 26 plates with 8 colour and 20 b/w illustrations. Decorated cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Presentation plate (June 1924) pasted down on front endpaper. Offsetting on endpapers, foxing, o/wise near fine. Scarce. 22.5 x 16.5.
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$55

18186
CORNWELL, E. L. (editor)
THE ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF SHIPS

London. 1979. Octopus. Reprint of the 1979 original published by New English Library. 479 PP with 355 b/w & 465 col. illust. Half-title page: Argentinian Libertade. Fp: Frigate. Hard cover, dj. Light foxing. Near fine. 34.5 x 24.5. 0706411560
From the beginnings (papyrus, balsa or dug-out) to nuclear powered vessels, commerce & trade, discovery & exploration, oceanography, safety at sea, dangers & disasters... Most comprehensive.
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$10

18851
COWSILL, Miles
BRITTANY FERRIES

Kilgetty, UK. 1989. Ferry Publications. 1st Ed. Foreword by Ian A. Carruthers. 36 PP with 2 maps, 19 colour, and 61 bw photos. Inside front cover: Prince of Brittany. Inside back cover: the Prince of Brittany passes the Channel Island ferry Corbiere. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.6 x 21. 1871947006
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$10

68544
CULLER, R. D.
SKIFFS AND SCHOONERS

Camden, Maine. 1976. International Marine Publishing. 2nd printing of the 1974 original. VIII, 199 PP with 5 drawings, 94 b/w photos and 64 pages of plans. Cloth cover, dj (price clipped). Faint foxing. Near fine. 28.6 x 22. 0877420475
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$35

57021
CUMMINS, Joseph
CAST AWAY - Lost and Found in history: Epic true stories of shipwreck, piracy and mutiny on the high seas

Sydney. 2008. Pier 9 / Murdoch Books Australia. 1st Ed. 336 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (maps, contemporary images). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 22.7 x 18.5. 9781741961386
24 epic tales: ... Wreck of the Batavia... The Bounty mutineers... Herman Melville in the Marquesas... Japanese castaways on Anathan Island (Northern Marianas) ... The Grosvenor in 1782...
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$25

68245
CUNARD
R.M.S. QUEEN MARY - Guide to Accommodation and General Information for Passengers "First Class"

London. 1947. Cunard White Star Line. Travel brochure. 36 PP with 1 sketch "Geography of a ship"'. Soft cover, illustrated front. Rust marks at fold, staples removed. Very good. Small format: 17.5 x 12.
Resumed her post-war commercial sailing on 31st July 1947. Guide includes a 4 page (20 to 23) list of "Principal Works of Art".
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$30

68752
CURTIS-OTTER, M.
W.R.A.N.S. - The Women's Royal Australian Naval Service

Sydney. 1975. Naval Historical Society of Australia. 1st edition limited to 1000 numbered copies (No 232/1000). (6), 99 PP with 7 drawings (cartoons), plus 4 pages with 8 b/w photos. Inside front cover: Etching of Cairns. Inside back cover: Etching of Castle Hill & Victoria Bridge, Townsville. Pictorial soft cover a little rubbed and soiled, o/wise near fine. 21.5 x 14. 0959977287
The sister service of the Royal Australian Navy.
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$20

68363
CUTHBERTSON, Bern
AROUND TASMANIA IN A WHALEBOAT 1986. In the Wake of Captain James Kelly 1815-1816

Hobart. 1986. Author. 1st Ed. Foreword by K. J. Milbourne. VIII, 80 PP with 1 map and 25 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. Note to previous owner dated and signed by the author on title page. 21 x 14.8. 0731687779
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$35

68365
D'ALBAS, Andrieu
DEATH OF A NAVY, The Fleets of the Mikado in the Second World War 1941-1945

London. 1957. Robert Hale. 1st UK edition, translated from the French original by Anthony Rippon. 224 PP, plus 16 pages with 21 b/w photos and a large folded map of Western Pacific with 4 insets. Fp: Crew inspection on board "Ashigara" at Kiel. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). Offsetting on endpapers and faint foxing. Dust jacket with light shelf wear, o/wise a near fine copy. 21 x 14.
The French author, married to the daughter of a Japanese Admiral, describes the initial Japanese successes and their stubborn defence.
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$35

51880
DAVIS, Charles G.
THE BUILT-UP SHIP MODEL

London. 1982. Conway. Reprint of 1933 original. VIII, (40 pages with 37 plates), 206 PP with 92 b/w plans & sketches. Fp: Model of United States Revenue Brig Washington. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket sunned. Faint foxing on outside edges. Near fine. 24.2 x 16. 0851772714
Modelling the US Brig Lexington.
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$15

46762
DAVISON, Julian
TURNING THE TIDE. British Naval Engagements during the Napoleonic Era

Singapore. 1994. Antiques of the Orient. 1st Ed. 64 PP with 14 b/w illustrations (3 portraits and 11 paintings). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21 x 15. 9810055773
An Introductory Essay to an Exhibition and Sale of hand-coloured aquatints from James Jenkins: The Naval Achievements of Great Britain from the Year 1793-1817.
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$10

17305
DE S. WINSER, John
THE D-DAY SHIPS - Neptune: The Greatest Amphibious Operation in History

Kendal, UK. 1994. World Ship Society. 1st Ed. 172 PP with 2 maps and 130 b/w photos. Title-page: H.M. cruiser Mauritius. Fp: The Union-Castle liner Llangibby Castle. Inside front and back covers: Map of UK ports from which ships sailed and location map of the 5 Normandy beach-head areas. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 24.3 x 18. 0905617754
The vessels that carried the soldiers, their vehicles, equipment, stores... Naval support ships, special ships (block ships, cable vessels).
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$45

22078
DEAN, Frederick E.
SHIPS OF THE WORLD

London. 1964. Odhams. 1st English edition of the 1963 French original Bateaux d'Aujourd'hui by Jean Riverain. 64 PP with colour illustrations throughout. Title page: French Aircraft Carrier and tanker of Compagnie Navale des Pétroles. Pictorial laminated boards (France II) . Very good. Large format: 35.5 x 26.5.
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$15

16727
DEPT. OF DEFENCE (Navy Office)
NOTES ON SEAMANSHIP

Canberra. 1982. A.G.P.S. 1st Ed. (6), 88 PP with drawings & photos. Pict. soft cover slightly creased on top corner, o/wise very good. 25 x 17.5. 0642052514
How to become an Able Seaman, then Leading Seaman: Boatswain's Mate's duties, basic seamanship skills, ship's husbandry, etc..
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$20

36781
DEWAR, Captain A. C. (editor)
RUSSIAN WAR, 1855 - Black Sea Official Correspondence

London. 1945. The Navy Records Society. 1st Ed. Publications of the Navy Records Society, Volume 85. (VIII), 486 PP, plus 2 folded plans. Navy blue/cream buckram, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 23.2 x 15.5.
Naval operations in the Black Sea.
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$25

50827
DICKSON, Rod (editor)
TO KING GEORGE THE THIRD SOUND FOR WHALES. A voyage aboard the British Whaling Vessel KINGSTON of London, Captain Thomas Dennis 1800-1802

Perth. 2006. Hesperian Press. 1st Ed. Transcribed from the Original Ship's Logbook. XIV, 159 PP with 1 plan, 1 illustration, 5 facsimile of logbook pages, and 9 charts. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 25 x 17.2. 0859053725
Sailed from England, January 1800... South Africa. Reached Albany, Western Australia, mid August 1800. Sailed the coast of West Australia until mid December 1800... Return via Baie de St. Augustin (Tulear), Madagascar, South Africa, St Helena...
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$55

68556
DOHERTY, John Stephen
A KETCH CALLED TAHITI - John G. Hanna and His Yacht Designs

Camden, Maine. 1987. International Marine Publishing. 1st Ed. XII, 191 PP with b/w illustrations (photos, plans, drawings, maps, ..). Hard cover, gilt title on cloth spine, dj. Light shelf wear to dust jacket, o/wise fine. A scarce title. 28.5 x 21.8. 0877422095
Fourteen ocean voyages: Joshua Slocum in "Spray", Fred Rebell on "Elaine", Ann Davison on "Felicity Ann", etc...
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$60

68340
DOUBILET, David
WATER LIGHT TIME

London. 1999. Phaidon Press. 1st Ed. No pagination, 236 PP with 16 b/w and 171 colour photos. Hard cover, dj. Brief note to previous owner on front endpaper, otherwise a fine copy. Oblong: 24 x 34.7. 0714838284
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$35

42115
DUNMORE, John
MONSIEUR BARET: First Woman Around the World 1766-68

Auckland. 2002. Heritage Press. 1st Ed. 198 PP with 1 drawing of a Bougainvillea. Title page: vignette with French Frigate Etoile. Eps: Map of the Pacific, with voyage of Jeanne Baret aboard the Etoile 1766-68. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21 x 14.8. 0908708548
First woman to circumnavigate the world during the expedition of Louis-Antoine de Bougainville, disguised as the able-seaman and servant of Philibert Commerson, Naturalist.
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$20

68521
DURHAM, Dick
THE LAST SAILORMAN

Lavenham, Suffolk. 1989. Terence Dalton Ltd. 1st Ed. VIII, 160 PP with 88 b/w photos. Fp: Bob Roberts aboard the smack "Stormy Petrel". Hard cover, dj. Spine of dust jacket lightly sunned, o/wise a fine copy. 23.2 x 18. 0861380673
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$30

68367
DUYKER, Edward
A DICTIONARY OF SEA QUOTATIONS: From Ancient Egypt to the Present

Melbourne. 2007. The Miegunyah Press. 1st Ed. XXIV, 440 PP with 87 b/w illustrations including frontispiece and 27 headpieces. Hard covers with a small bump at top and bottom of spine, near fine dust jacket. Note to previous owner on front endpaper. A near fine copy. 24.8 x 18. 9780522857311
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$55

68349
DUYKER, Edward
AN OFFICER OF THE BLUE - Marc-Joseph Marion Dufresne, South Sea Explorer, 1724-1772

Melbourne. 1994. Melbourne University Press. No. 16 in the Miegunyah Press series. 1st Ed., with a foreword by Frank Horner. XVI, 230 PP with 13 maps, plus 28 pages with 33 b/w & colour illustrations. A near fine copy of a scarce item. 25 x 18. 0522845657
The life story of the French explorer, Marion Dufresne who reached Tasmania before the English and died at the hands of the Maoris in Te Hue (Bay of Islands).
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$70

68564
EGLINTON, Edmund
The MARY FLETCHER: Seven Days in the Life of a Westcountry Coasting Ketch

Exeter, 1990. University of Exeter Press. 1st Ed. Exeter Marine Studies No. 5. Edited and introduced by Basil Greenhill. X, 85 PP with b/w illustrations (4 maps by Peter Allington and 43 plates). Laminated boards, pictorial front. Spine lightly sunned, o/wise fine. 25 x 17. 085989326X
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$25

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

Sydney. 1988. Art Gallery of NSW. 1st Ed. 239 PP with b/w or colour drawings, paintings & charts. Fp (in colour): Portrait of Joseph Banks. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 31 x 22. 0642134642
Catalogue of an exhibition held for the Bicentennial celebrations of Australia. Visions of Terra Australis in the Middle Ages and Renaissance by Helen Wallis. Crossing the Equator: The Historical Background to Portuguese Navigational Techniques in the Age of Discovery by Luis de Albuquerque. The Dutch and the Southern Continent 1569-1756 by Ernst van den Boogaart...
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$30

68001
ELDRIDGE, F. B.
A HISTORY OF THE ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVAL COLLEGE (From its inception in 1913 to the end of World War II in 1945)

Melbourne. 1949. Georgian House. 1st limited edition to 750 copies. Foreword by Admiral Mountevans. XX, 457 PP with b/w illust. (drawings and charts), plus 42 plates with 109 b/w photos. Fp: His Majesty the King. FEP: Map of the coast from Cape Otway to Sydney. REP: Map of Western Port. Blue cloth cover, gilt decoration on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price-clipped). State Library copy with neat numbers on spines, and discreet stamps on front endpaper and title page. Title page is a photocopy. Dust jacket slightly soiled and repaired at head of spine. Light foxing, o/wise contents near fine. 25 x 19.5.
Covers the birth of the RAN, including parts on Geelong, Jervis Bay, Flinders Naval Depot plus appendices and biographical supplement.
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$75

68538
ELLIOTT, Colin
SAILING FISHERMEN IN OLD PHOTOGRAPHS

Reading, U.K. 1978. Tops'l Books. 1st Ed. 64 PP with 50 b/w photos. from the Ford Jenkins Collection. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 24.2 x 18.4. 0906397006
The old sailing smacks of the North Sea, Scotland & English Channel and the men who sailed them.
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$15

14797
ERICKSON, Rica
THE BRIDE SHIPS, Experiences of Immigrants Arriving in Western Australia 1849-1889

Perth. 1992. Hesperian Press. 1st Ed. XIV, 256 PP with 9 figures & 2 b/w illustrations, plus 1 map of W.A. (double-page) at back. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21.5 x 14. 0859051625
The immigrants who settled in Western Australia. In 1849, the ratio of men to women was 2 to 1. The Mary was the first bride ship to W.A.
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$40

51222
EUSSEN, Dick
TRIALS OF THE NORTH: The Settlement of Port Essington (in Australian Heritage No. 4)

Brighton, Victoria. 2006. Hallmark Editions. No. 4, Spring 2006. 88 PP. Contains article between P.79 and 85 with 1 map, 3 b/w and 6 colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 29.7 x 21.
Port Essington, Cobourg Peninsula, Arnhem Land. Also contains articles: Ian Bowen's Hobart, by Phillip Tardiif, The Wreck of the Sydney Cover, by Michael Nash..
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$10

65919
EWER, Dr. Peter
WOUNDED EAGLE - The Bombing of Darwin and Australia's Air Defence Scandal

Sydney. 2009. New Holland Publishers (Australia). 1st Ed. 240 PP with b/w illustrations: 1 map of Australia, 1 plan of Darwin and 17 photos. Hard cover, illustrated front. Capital B at top corner of front endpaper and title page, o/wise fine. 22.5 x 18.5. 9781741108255
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$20

41884
FENTON, Roy & CLARKSON, John
SHIPS IN FOCUS RECORD 19

London. 2002. Ships in Focus Publications. Issue Number 19. 64 PP (129 to 192) with 1 map, 1 flag and funnel, 2 sketch-plans and 92 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21. 1901703169
Fleet in Focus: Houlder's post-war Granges, by John Hill. Tasmanian Traders by Rex Cox and Ken Wriedt. Sunderland in Focus, by John Lingwood.
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$15

64475
FILDES, R.D.
THE SHIPS THAT SERVE AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND, VOLUME ONE: Australian and New Zealand Flag Vessels

Sydney. 1975. Searail Productions. 1st ed. VIII, 200 PP with b/w photos throughout. Fp: The BP Australia Ltd. tanker BP Endeavour. Decorated hard cover (the Australian Trader), dj. Light wear to dust jacket, o/wise near fine. Includes a loosely inserted errata and addendum slip. Oblong: 14.5 x 21.5. 0909096015
Ships and shipowners, historic & preserved vessels, Australia & New Zealand naval vessels.
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$10

68523
FINCH, Roger
SAILING CRAFT OF THE BRITISH ISLES

London. 1976. Collins. 1st Ed. 160 PP with 51 location maps as head-pieces, 108 line drawings (many coloured) and 29 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj with a few small rubs/nicks. Occasional foxing, o/wise a near fine copy. 24.6 x 17.5. 0002197103
Origins, history, building methods & materials. Fishing methods and study of 52 different types of boats with location maps, plan of the hull & rigging together with a pencil sketch for each. A delightful book.
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$35

18143
FINCHAM, John
A HISTORY OF NAVAL ARCHITECTURE

London. 1979. Scolar Press. Reprint of 1851 orig. Ed. Introduction by John Leather. XI, (3), VIII, (XI), LXXXIV, 415 PP with numerous figures & tables in text, 58 plates numbered 1 to 47. Gilt-engraved papered boards, blue cloth spine, dj. Plain slipcase. Dust jacket is sunned/browned at spine and has a small crease and repairs at extremities. An otherwise fine copy. 24.8 x 16. 0859675696
A summary of the evolution of naval architecture, from log rafts & canoes, the Phoenicians, Greeks & Romans... up to the British Navy at the time.
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$60

41001
FLEXNER, James Thomas
THE WORLD OF WINSLOW HOMER 1836-1910

New York. 1974. Time Inc. Reprint of the original (c.1966), in the Time-Life Library of Art series. 190 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. FEP: Fisherman, Lake St. John, Canada. REP: Two men in a canoe. Hard cover, pictorial slipcase. Near fine. 31 x 23.5.
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$15

53069
FOLEY, Captain John C. H.
REEF PILOTS - The History of the Queensland Coast and Torres Strait Pilot Service

Sydney. 1982. Banks Bros. & Street. 1st ED. XIX, 202 PP, plus 64 pages with b/w and colour photos. Fp: Chart of Torres Strait. Title page: Seal of the Torres Strait Pilot Service. Eps: Charts of Queensland Coasts. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing on outside edges. Near fine. 23.2 x 15.5. 0959335803
History of the Queensland Coast & Torres Strait Pilot Service.
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$10

58042
FOSTER, Dr. Leonie
THE WILD COAST WRECKS

Melbourne. 1996. Heritage Victoria. 1st Ed. (6), 142 PP with 48 b/w illustrations (maps, sketches, photocopies and photographs). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.4 x 20.8. 0730686191
State of Victoria.
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$40

68347
FOX, Uffa
UFFA FOX'S SECOND BOOK - A Companion Volume to "Sailing, Seamanship and Yacht Construction"

London. 1950. Peter Davies. Reprint of the 1935 original. XII, 376 PP with over 350 plans, photos and diagrams. Fp: The author at work on the design of Wishbone. Blue cloth cover, silver device on front cover, dj (price clipped). Dust jacket laminated. Signature of previous owner on front endpaper. A very good clean copy. 28 x 21.5.
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$125

20772
FRERE-COOK, Gervis & MACKSEY, Kenneth
SEA WARFARE, The Guinness History of ...

Enfield, UK. 1975. Guinness Superlatives. 1st Ed. (10), 245 PP with tables, bw & colour illust. Fp: Battle of Lepanto. FEP: Tables on ships' displacements and on approximate average ranges of engagements at sea through the ages. REP: Map of the world showing trade routes with major naval engagements. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24 x 17.5.
Sea warfare: Oars and Spears - Cannons and Culverines - Wooden Wall - Ironclads and Explosives - Dreadnought - Aircraft carrier - The age of Nuclear power.
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$15

60158
FROST, Alan
BOTANY BAY: The Real Story

Melbourne. 2011. Black Inc. 1st Ed. XIII, 276 PP with 1 sketch map. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 23.5 x 15.3. 9781863955126
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$35

68451
GALLAGHER, Thomas
FIRE AT SEA, The Story of the "Morro Castle"

London. 1959. Frederick Muller. 1st Ed. (8), 280 PP, plus 8 pages with 17 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Dust jacket with chips and rubbed patches. Stamp of "The Tasmanian Maritime and Folk Museum" on title page, o/wise very good. 20.4 x 13.6.
The fire which gutted the "Morro Castle" in 1934 off the New Jersey coast on the run from Havanna to New York and which was followed, a few hours later, by the death of her captain.
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$15

36027
GARDINER, Robert & CHESNEAU, Roger (editors)
CONWAY'S ALL THE WORLD'S FIGHTING SHIPS 1922-1946

New York. 1980. Mayflower Books. 1st US edition. (8), 456 PP with tables, ship profiles and photos. Fp: British battlefleet in the 1930's & US Task Force 38 at Ulithi in 1945. Cloth cover, dj. Light shelf wear around edges. Dust jacket is sunned on spine. An otherwise fine copy. 31.6 x 22.5. 0831703032
Each nation with an update of their respective navies in 1922, followed by descriptions and evolution of various types of ships, from capital ships, aircraft carriers, .. to coastal forces and auxiliary warships.
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$35

68305
GARDINER, Robert & COUPER, Alastair (editors)
THE SHIPPING REVOLUTION - The Modern Merchant Ship

London. 1992. Conway Maritime. 1st edition limited to 2000 hand numbered copies (No. 875), in the "Conway's History of the Ship" series. 208 PP with tables, b/w photos and line drawings. Title spread: the ore carrier Berge Stahl, world's largest dry cargo ship. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Stamps of "University of Tasmania" / "Australian Maritime College" on front and rear free endpapers, outside page edges and title spread, otherwise contents are fine and as new. 30 x 25. 0851776094
Tramp ship, bulk carriers, refrigerated ships... Modern merchant ship navigation, propulsion... Ship registers and the use of flags. Glossary of terms and abbreviations (P. 201 to 205).
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$30

68306
GARDINER, Robert & FRIEDMAN, Dr. Norman (editors)
NAVIES IN THE NUCLEAR AGE - Warships since 1945

London. 1993. Conway. 1st edition limited to 2000 numbered copies ( No. 875), in the "Conway's History of the Ship" series. 224 PP with tables, plans and b/w photos. Fp: The American cruiser Yorktown, firing a standard MR-SM2 surface-to-air missile. Hard cover, dj. Apart from the Stamps of "University of Tasmania" / "Australian Maritime College" on endpapers, outside edges and titlespread, contents are near fine or in 'as new' condition. 30.2 x 25.2. 0851776264
Warship design, development and technology (weapons systems, naval radars, naval electronic warfare, propulsion).
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$20

67829
GARDNER, John
SAILING SHIPS PRIVATEERS: English "Golden Hind", 1579 - Dutch "De Vlissinger", 1782 - American "Prince de Neufchatel", 1814 - Swedish "Neptunus", 1714 - Danish "Mandal", 1808.

London. c. 1980. Hempel's Marine Paints. 5 "Frameable" prints in colour by John Gardner. Fine. Oblong format: 28 x 42.
5 Privateers in the Age of Sail.
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$15

37592
GARDNER, Richard E.
THE FLYING NAVY

London. 1971. Almark Publishing. 1st Ed. 80 PP with b/w illustrations (2 profiles, 9 sets of plans and photos) and 8 colour photos. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Dust jacket lightly rubbed, o/wise near fine. 21.4 x 15. 0855240407
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$15

50087
GIBB, Sir Alexander
PORT OF BURNIE - Proposed Extensions

London. 1937. Sir Alexander Gibb & Partners. 1st Ed. 26 PP, plus large folded plan Port of Burnie, plan showing future breakwaters and ultimate development of port. Cloth cover, title on front cover. Fine. 34.5 x 22.
Port on the North Coast of Tasmania.
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$55

68516
GIBBS, Jim
SENTINELS OF SOLITUDE: West Coast Lighthouses

San Luis Obispo, Ca. 1989. Ez Nature Books. Revised edition of the 1981 original. 88 PP with b/w illustrations (4 maps & insets and 4 photos) and colour photos by Chad Ehlers. Pictorial soft covers. Near fine. Oblong: 20.8 x 27. 0945092067
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$15

34736
GIBSON, Alex J.
SOME NOTES ON THE DISTRIBUTION OF POWER IN A DOUBLE-ENDED SCREW STEAMER

Sydney. 1909. Sydney University Engineering Society. 1st Ed. 28 PP with 12 figures. Soft cover (chipped). Near fine. 25.6 x 20.4.
Paper read before the Sydney University Engineering Society, on 14th July, 1909.
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$20

32496
GODDARD, Roy H.
THE LIFE AND TIMES OF JAMES MILSON

Melbourne. 1955. Georgian House. 1st Ed. XII, 206 PP with 6 maps and plans and 21 head pieces by Geoffrey C. Ingleton, plus 22 pages with 26 b/w plates. Fp: Portrait if John Wilson. FEP: Map of the County of Cumberland, NSW. REP: Genealogical table. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Some foxing, dust jacket lightly rubbed and with small pieces missing at top and bottom of spine, o/wise near fine. 24.2 x 18.5.
Migrated on the 362-ton whaler Albion, 18th August 1806...
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$30

38959
GRAHAM, Lydia S.
PORT TO PORT - A Description of Real Journeys, made by Real People, under Modern Conditions

Exeter. 1938. A. Wheaton. 2nd impression. 136 PP with 22 figures (21 maps and plans) and 27 b/w photos. Fp: Eden gardens and Pagodan, Calcutta (the second city of the Empire). Eps: World map. Attractive illustrated cloth cover. Near fine. 21.8 x 14.
Round the world voyages westward and eastward. Written by a headmistress who describes journeys made by herself and recounted to her pupils in an endeavour to stimulate their imagination and interest and to give them a general idea of the relation of one part of the world to the rest. It even includes some simple questions put to the students.
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$20

68382
GRASSO, Glenn (compiler)
SONGS OF THE SAILOR - Working Chanteys at Mystic Seaport

Mystic, Connecticut. 1998. Mystic Seaport. 1st Ed. Compiled and edited by Glenn Grasso, and transcribed by Marc Bernier. 67 PP with 18 b/w illustrations and 33 musical scores. Soft covers with a few small creases, pictorial front, spiral bound. Former owners' label on title page, o/wise a near fine copy. 25 x 20. 0913372846
25 shanties from the Great Age of Sail.
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$65

16827
GRAY, Ernest (editor)
MAN MIDWIFE, The further experiences of John Knyveton, M.D., late Surgeon in the British Fleet, during the years 1763-1809

London. 1946. Robert Hale. 1st Ed. 211 PP plus 6 bw plates. Hard cover, dj (a few chips). War economy paper. Very good. 22.2 x 14.2
Life ashore as a fashionable consultant after swallowing the anchor after the end of the Seven Years War.
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$20

33569
GREEN, Jeremy (editor)
MARITIME ARCHAEOLOGY - Papers from the First Southern Hemisphere Conference on ...

Melbourne. 1977. Ocean's Society of Australia. 1st Ed. 160 PP with b/w illust. (maps, graphs, photos). Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 21.1 x 15.7. 0868959645
Maritime archaeology in Europe, New Zealand & Australia: legislation, conservation & preservation.
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$15

32929
GREEN, Jeremy & HARPER, Rosemary
THE EXCAVATION OF THE PATTAYA WRECK SITE AND SURVEY OF THREE OTHERS SITES THAILAND, 1982

Fremantle. 1983. Australian Institute for Maritime Archaeology. 1st Ed., Special Publication No. 1. V, 89 with b/w illustrations (drawings, sketches and photos). Illustrated soft cover. Near fine. 29.7 x 21.
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$25

68541
GREENHILL, Dr. Basil & MANNERING, Julian (editors)
The Chatham Directory of INSHORE CRAFT: Traditional Working Vessels of the British Isles

London. 1997. Chatham Publishing. 1st Ed. 239 PP with bw illust. (maps, plans of vessels, draughts and photos). Half title page: Deal sprat boat. Title spread: Scottish fishing craft off Great Yarmouth. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 29.5 x 25. 1861760299
Reference work describing some 200 types of inshore craft which once fished or traded, under oar and sail, around the coasts of the British Isles.
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$85

68535
GRIFFITHS, Maurice
LITTLE SHIPS & SHOAL WATERS

London. 1988. Conway Maritime Press. Reprint of the 3rd Impression of 1985 (original of 1937). (10), 189 PP with b/w illustrations (maps, plans, photos and 3 woodcuts by the author). Fp: 'with board up she rides like a gull...'. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. A fine copy. 25.3 x 19.2.
Sub-title: Designing, Building and Sailing Shoal Draught Cruising Yachts ... With a Cruise or Two in both Blue and Sandy Waters.
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$50

21264
GUNSON, Niel
THE DALTON JOURNAL, Two Whaling Voyages to the South Seas 1823-1829

Canberra. 1990. National Library of Australia. 1st Ed. XII, 140 PP with 12 b/w illust. Eps: Facsimile of Log Book. Hard cover, scrimshaw illustration on front cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Fine. 24.8 x 17.4. 0642105057
A British account of whaling in the South Seas on board the Phoenix in 1823-25 and the Harriet 1826-29.
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$10

50215
HALL, Barbara
DEATH OR LIBERTY. The Convicts of the Britannia, Ireland to Botany Bay, 1797

Sydney. 2006. Author. 1st Ed. XX, 258 PP. Pictorial card cover. Signed by the author on title page. Fine. 20.8 x 13.5. 0958149925
Irish prisoners transported from Cork (10 December 1796) to Botany Bay (27 May 1797)
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$50

68560
HAMMOND, David & RUSHTON NUSS, Anne
FRANKLIN - Settlement on the Huon

Hobart. 1987. Southern Holdings Pty. Ltd; 1st Ed. 100 PP with b/w illustrations (drawings, ephemera, sketch maps, photos...). Pictorial soft cover, dj (with repaired small chips). A near fine copy. Scarce. Oblong: 24.6 x 32 094909052
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$60

68238
HARDY, A. C.
ACHIEVEMENT IN BRITISH SHIPBUILDING

London. c. 1942. The Pilot Press Ltd. 1st Ed., in the Achievement Books series. 36 PP with 2 colour illustrations at centrefold Burners and Welders (paintings by Stanley Spencer), 1 graph, 2 cut-aways and 74 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover, staples. Covers reinforced at spine, o/wise fine. Large format: 36 x 26.5.
Background... The men who build. How it works. Repair and salvage.
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$55

31977
HARRIS, David (editor)
THE NELSON ALMANAC - A book of days recording Nelson's Life and the Events that shaped his Era

London. 1998. Conway Maritime Press & Warwick Leadlay Gallery. 1st Ed. 192 PP with 150 b/w and colour illust. Half title page: quotation taken from "Nelson" by Carola Oman. Title spread: "Victory of Trafalgar in the Van", by Robert Dodd. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 28 x 22. 0851777554
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$25

44122
HARROD, Dominick (editor)
WAR, ICE & PIRACY, The Remarkable Career of a Victorian Sailor - Journals and Letters of Samuel Gurney Cresswell

London. 2000. Chatham Publishing. 1st Ed. 192 PP with 3 maps, plus 16 pages with 32 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24 x 16. 1861761384
Fighting the Malay Pirates in 1843 to 1846. HMS Investigator and navigation in the Arctic, 1848-1853. HMS Archer in the Baltic during the Crimean War.
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$15

58109
HARVEY, Peter
CLONMEL - Disaster to Discovery

Melbourne. 1999. Heritage Council Victoria. 1st Ed. 28 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21 x 21. 0730686981
Steamer lost on 1st January 1841 on a sandbar off Port Albert.
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$20

50455
HAVARD, Ward and Olive
A FRENCHMAN SEES SYDNEY IN 1819 (in Journal and Proceedings of the R.A.H.S.)

Sydney. 1938. The Royal Australian Historical Society. Volume XXIV, Part I, 1938. Contains article between P.17 and 42 with the portrait of Jacques Etienne Victor Arago. Soft cover. Very good. 21 x 13.6.
Translated from the Letters of Jacques Arago, who sailed on Uranie, Captain Louis Claude Desaulse de Freycinet. Author of the 1822 Promenade autour du Monde, translated in English and published in 1823 as Narrative of a Voyage Around the World in the Uranie and Physicienne...
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$15

31552
HENDERSON, James
SENT FORTH A DOVE - Discovery of the Duyfken

Perth. 1999. University of Western Australia Press. 1st Ed. XIV, 218 PP with 8 sketch-maps, b/w and colour illust. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Faint foxing. Fine. 24.8 x 17.4. 1876268247
The story of the Dutch discovery of Australia in 1606 on the Duyfken (dove), and of the Duyfken 1606 Replica Project.
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$25

36492
HENRY, Fred
SHIPS OF THE ISLE OF MAN STEAM PACKET CO. LTD.

Glasgow. 1967. Brown, Son & Ferguson. 2nd edition of the 1962 original. 64 PP with 1 portrait, 2 maps and 24 b/w photos. Stapled pictorial soft cover. Fine. 18.5 x 12.2.
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$10

49685
HMSO
HYDRAULICS RESEARCH 1956

London. 1957. Department of Scientific and Industrial Research / HMSO. 1st Ed. Edited by W.P. Shepherd-Barron. VI, 54 PP with 4 tables and 25 figures, plus 1 folded plate (figure 4) and 12 b/w plates. Pictorial soft cover. Staples removed. Bookshop sticker on front cover. Very good. 24.2 x 15.2.
The Shrewsbury Flood Relief Scheme. The Tidal Trent. The Thames estuary. The Mersey estuary... Tema harbour.. Salaverrry wave wall... Detection of offshore beach movements with radioactive tracers: Pilot experiment at Poole...
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$10

49686
HMSO
HYDRAULICS RESEARCH 1957

London. 1959. Department of Scientific and Industrial Research / HMSO. Reprint of the 1958 original. Edited by W.P. Shepherd-Barron. VI, 69 PP with 4 tables and 26 figures, plus 8 b/w plates. Pictorial soft cover. Staples removed. Bookshop sticker on front cover. Very good. 24.4 x 15.2.
Transport of solids by flowing water. The Tidal Trent. The Thames estuary. The Mersey estuary... Eyemouth harbour.. Ship-Mooring problems arising from Wave-Disturbance at a Jetty... Radioactive tracer experiment off the Norfolk Coast...
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$10

49687
HMSO
HYDRAULICS RESEARCH 1958

London. 1959. Department of Scientific and Industrial Research / HMSO. 1st Ed. Edited by G.A. Wilson. VI, 74 PP with 1 table and 29 figures, plus 8 plates with 11 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Bookshop sticker on front cover. Very good. 24.4 x 15.2.
Transport of solids by flowing water. The Tidal Trent. The Thames estuary. The Mersey estuary... Eyemouth harbour.. Ship-Mooring problems arising from Wave-Disturbance at a Jetty... Radioactive tracer experiment off the Norfolk Coast...
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$10

68276
HONOURABLE COMPANY OF MASTER MARINERS
DINNER AT THE MANSION HOUSE - 26th April, 1937 (By kind permission of the Lord Mayor)

London. 1937. F. Howard Doulton & Co. Ltd. Booklet with the proceedings of the evening including the Menu and Wine list, the Toast list, the Programme of Music from the Orchestra of the H.M. Royal Marines. 4 PP followed by a large fold-out table plan for over 350 attendees with an index of names on the verso. Card covers with crest on front and ribbon tie. Covers lightly soiled with a small closed tear on rear cover. Still a very good copy of a rare item. 21.7 x 14.
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$30

68540
HORLOCK, A H (Chubb) and R J
MISTLEYMAN'S LOG - Chronicles of a Barging Life

Hove, Sussex. 1977. Fisher Nautical Press. 1st Ed. XIII, 226 PP with 1 family tree, 2 musical scores and 29 figures, plus 48 pages with 94 b/w photos. Illustrated endpapers: The "Jane" off the French coast. Fp: The author aboard "Vigilant", 1973. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Near fine. 24 x 16. 0904340015
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$45

20301
HORN, Daniel
MUTINY ON THE HIGH SEAS, The Imperial German Naval Mutinies of World War One

London. 1973. Leslie Frewin. 1st UK edition of the 1969 US original. XIII, 347 PP. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). Occasional foxing, o/wise near fine. 22 x 14.5. 0856320595
Revolts of August 1917, and October-November 1918. Origins: Social conflict within the Navy. Evolution of a conflict between the adherents of the old order (feudalized naval officers), and the proponents of a new, and more democratic system (enlisted men).
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$10

32228
HOUGH, Richard
MAN O' WAR - The Fighting Ship in History

London. 1979. J. M. Dent. 1st Ed. 240 PP with 60 b/w illust. Hard cover, dj. Light foxing, o/wise near fine. 24 x 16. 0460043579
Evolution of the Man-of-War from the Ark Royal, an English galleon of 1587, to the US Battleship New Jersey of 1943.
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$15

37062
HUNT, William R.
TO STAND AT THE POLE - The Dr. Cook - Admiral Peary North Pole Controversy

New York. 1981. Stein and Day. 1st Ed. XIV, (2), 288 PP, plus 18 pages with 21 b/w illust. Hard cover, gilt title on cloth spine, dj. Fine. 24.2 x 16. 0812827732
Who was the first man to reach the North Pole.
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$25

68552
HURST, Alexander A. (editor)
THE MEDLEY OF MAST AND SAIL II - A Camera Record

Brighton, UK. 1981. Teredo Books. 1st Ed. XXI, 473 PP with 523 b/w photos & maps. Fp: French schooner "Bretonne" and ketch "Vigilant" ready to sail. FEP: The "C.B. Petersen". REP: "Moshulu". Cloth cover, gilt decoration on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket is a littled rubbed/chipped around edges, else a fine copy of a scarce item. 24.8 x 19.5. 0903662076
Pictorial voyage through various types of sailing ships: exotic (prahu or moliciero), to coastal or inter-colonial traders, to tall ships.
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$100

68280
HYDE, Francis E.
CUNARD AND THE NORTH ATLANTIC 1840-1973 - A History of Shipping and Financial Management

London. 1975. The Macmillan Press. 1st Ed. XX, 382 PP with tables, plus 16 b/w plates. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Stamps of "University of Tasmania" on endpapers and title page. Very good. 22.2 x 14. 333173139
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$20

11571
HYDE, Francis E.
FAR EASTERN TRADE 1860-1914

New York. 1973. Harper & Row. 1st Ed. in the Merchant Adventurers Series. XII, 229 PP with 3 maps & 13 tables in text. Cloth cover, dj (price-clipped). Very good. 22 x 14. 064931110
The growth and expansion of Western trade with Japan, China, Indochina, Indonesia. Development with changing means of communications: telegraph, steamship..
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$25

36393
JACKSON, Robert
DESTROYERS, FRIGATES AND CORVETTES

London. 2000. Grange Books. 1st Ed. 320 PP with 2 colour and 2 b/w photos, and 300 side-view artworks with detailed specifications tables. Half title page: Canadian anti submarine Destroyer of the Athabascan class. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Fine. 17 x 13. 1840133171
From the Abukuma to the Zieten.
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$10

68335
JEFFERY, W. & AMESS, J.
PROCEEDINGS OF THE SECOND SOUTHERN HEMISPHERE CONFERENCE ON MARITIME ARCHAEOLOGY

Adelaide. 1983. South Australian Department of Environment and Planning. 1st Ed. VI, (2), 452 PP with 47 figures and 91 b/w plates. Soft cover, illustrated front. Stamps of "The Tasmanian Maritime and Folk Museum" on front cover and title page. Stamp of "Australian Maritime College" on title page and last page. Very good. 29.7 x 21. 724346686
47 papers presented in March 1982: Maritime Archaeology in Australia, and developments in each state - Maritime Archaeology in other countries - Research and Survey - Site management and protection...
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$50

17190
JENKINS, David
HITTING HOME - The Japanese Attack on Sydney 1942

Sydney. 1992. Random House. 1st Ed., with a foreword by Kevin Fewster. 88 PP with b/w illustrations (diagrams, maps and photos) and 8 colour sketches. Foreword and caption of illustrations in English and Japanese. Pictorial stiff cover. Fine. 28 x 21. 0091826683
The attack in Sydney Harbour by Japanese midget submarines on 31st May, 1942.
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$40

31993
JOHNSTON, Ivy and Judy
BLACK AND GOLD - The Story of Life Saving in the Borough of Queenscliff - A History of Point Lonsdale Surf Life Saving Club. 1947-1987

Port Phillip. 1987. Authors. 1st Ed. V, 336 PP with 3 maps and 190 b/w illustrations. Pictorial laminated boards. Top of the rear hinge repaired, o/wise near fine. 30.5 x 21.5. 1862529108
Entrance to Port Phillip Bay, Victoria.
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$30

68520
JONES, Tristan
A STAR TO STEER HER BY

London. 1985. Bodley Head. 1st Ed. (10), 275 PP. Hard cover, dj. Spine of dust jacket lightly sunned. Signature of previous owner on inside front cover. Slight ageing of paper around edges, o/wise a very good clean copy. 22.2 x 13.8. 037030893X
Reminiscences of this adventurer on crossings from San Diego, Colombia, the North of South America, New York then London.
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$30

68334
JOUFFROY-GAUJA, F. K., BEAULIEU, J. P. & DONATOWICZ, J. C.
SECRET GARDEN AT RECHERCHE BAY - 1792

Hobart. 2016. Ancient art of the South Seas. 1st edition of February 2016. 96 PP with 4 sketch maps, 28 b/w and 24 colour illustrations. Title page: Lahaye's garden on chart of Port du Nord. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 25 x 21. 9782953563559
Felix Lahaye and the French Garden set on 23 April 1792 at Recherche Bay, during the expedition led by Rear-Admiral Bruny d'Entrecasteaux.
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$35

18624
KAUFMAN, Y. & STILLWELL, P.
SHARKS OF STEEL

Annapolis. 1993. Naval Institute Press. 1st printing. XXII, 152 PP with colour photos. Cloth cover, device in blind on front board, gilt title on spine, dj. Near fine. 31 x 23.2. 1557504512
The story of the submarine and their crew: selection, training, performance ...
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$15

68233
KEMBLE, John Haskell
THE PANAMA ROUTE 1848-1869

London. 1974. Macdonald & Jane's. 1st UK edition in the "Macdonald Maritime History" series. Reprint of the 1943 original edition by University of California Press. VIII, (4), 316 PP with 2 maps, plus 10 pages with 15 b/w illustrations. Fp: The Steam Clipper "Golden Gate" of the Pacific Mail Steamship Company, 1851. Decorated hard covers, top edge tinted, dj. Spine of dust jacket sunned. Stamps of "University of Tasmania" / "Australian Maritime College" on endpapers and title page. Very good. 21.8 x 14. 0356047563
The ships employed on the runs along the Atlantic and Pacific coasts, and their link: the railroad crossing of the Panama isthmus.
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$15

68518
KEMP, Dixon
DIXON KEMP'S MANUAL OF YACHT AND BOAT SAILING

Southampton. 1988. Ashford Press. New edition of the 8th edition of 1895, introduced and annotated by John Leather. (12), 307 PP (613 pages with 2 pages on 1) with 263 figures (plans & sketches), plus 122 plates . Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Near fine. Scarce. Oblong: 27.2 x 37. 0907069568
Probably the best by Kemp on yacht and boat sailing (selecting type, rigging, building, seamanship, ..). Yacht architecture, yachting dictionary of general information (P.629 to 779). A most comprehensive work.
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$150

68465
KEMP, Peter (editor)
HISTORY OF THE ROYAL NAVY

London. 1969. Arthur Barker, Ltd. 1st Ed. 304 PP with 18 colour illustrations and b/w illustrations (maps paintings, photos). Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped, rubbed and chipped). Stamps of the "State Library of Tasmania" on endpapers and of "The Tasmanian Maritime and Folk Museum" on title page. Very good working copy. 28.5 x 22.5. 213179113
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$15

36244
KENDRICK, John
ALEJANDRO MALASPINA - Portrait of a Visionary

Montreal. 1999. McGill-Queen's University Press. 1st Ed. XI, 200 PP with 1 map and 14 b/w illust. Fp: Alejandro Malaspina as a flag officer. Cloth cover, dj. Fine. 23.5 x 16. 0773518304
His five-year scientific voyage (1789-1794) and examination of the Spanish colonies in the Americas and the Philippines. His report and proposals resulting in imprisonment...
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$30

17258
KLUDAS, Arnold
GREAT PASSENGER SHIPS OF THE WORLD, Volume 3, 1924-1935

Wellingborough. 1986. Patrick Stephens. Reprint of the 1976 UK edition. 240 PP with b/w photos. Fp: Roma. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Fine. 24.5 x 20.3. 850592453
Passenger vessels over 10,000 G.R.T.
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$35

39181
KNECHT, G. Bruce
THE PROVING GROUND - The inside story of the 1998 Sydney to Hobart Race

Sydney. 2001. Allen & Unwin. 1st Australian edition. XII, 289 PP, plus 16 pages with 46 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing. Near fine. 23 x 15.2. 1865085561
Boxing Day 1998. 153 boats set out from Sydney but only 43 reached Hobart... 7 boats abandoned, 5 sank, 6 sailors died and 55 had to be pulled from the water.
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$15

58528
LAMOTHE, Guy & HAPGOOD, Barbara
PORT LINCOLN: Tuna and Isolation (in Geo Australasia)

Sydney. 1985. Australasia's Geographical Magazine. Volume 7, No.2, June-August 1985. Includes article P. 52 to 59 with 1 location map and 7 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 27.5 x 20.2.
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$10

34642
LATHAM, Robert F.
NAVAL BOILERS

Annapolis. 1956. United States Naval Institute. 2nd revised edition, completely rewritten. No continuous pagination, VIII, (184) PP with tables and figures (drawings and b/w photos), plus 6 folded plates (1 in colour). Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj which is a little soiled and chipped. Stamp of previous owner on front endpaper and dust jacket, first three leaves creased, o/wise near fine internally. 27.3 x 20.5.
History and development, design and construction...
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$40

63674
LATHWELL, Jennifer & David
FROM FRANCE TO FREYCINET - The background to the French names on the East Coast of Tasmania

Hobart. 2008. Glamorgan Spring Bay Council. 2008 reprint sponsored by The Embassy of France. No pagination, 32 PP with 1 chart and 33 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. Oblong: 14.8 x 21. 9780646496870
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$20

68209
LAUNER, Jay
THE ENEMIES' FIGHTING SHIPS

New York. 1944. Sheridan House. 1st Ed., with an introduction by Captain Harley F. Cope, USN. XXII, 222 PP with tables and b/w illustrations (maps, diagrams, silhouettes & sketches and 61 artworks & photos). Green cloth cover with shelf wear and number at bottom of spine. Stamps of "State Library of Tasmania" & "The Tasmanian Maritime and Folk Museum" on title page and P.vii. Remnants of plate on front endpaper and labels on rear endpapers. Contents clean and bright, overall a very good copy. 24 x 15.7.
Covers both the Japanese and German Navies.
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$25

15116
LAURENT, John & CAMPBELL, Margaret
THE EYE OF REASON - Charles Darwin in Australasia

Sydney. 1987. University of Wollongong Press. 1st Ed. 88 PP with b/w illustrations throughout. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21.3 x 14. 0947127003
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$15

21441
LE FLEMING, H. M.
BRITISH OCEAN TANKERS (Including International Groups with Ships under the British Flag)

London. 1961. Ian Allan. New edition, in the ABC series. 64 PP with b/w photos. Title page: Shell Tanker M.V. Amoria. Pictorial soft cover (M.V. Athelfoam). Very good. Small format: 15.2 x 10.2.
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$10

21662
LE FLEMING, H.M.
CUNARD WHITE STAR LINERS OF THE 1930s

London. c. 1960. Ian Allan. 1st Ed. 32 PP with 59 b/w photos. Soft cover has a little wear, o/wise very good. 23.5 x 18.
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$15

62063
LE FLEMING, H.M.
WARSHIPS OF WORLD WAR I, No. 3 Destroyers (British and German)

London. 1962. Ian Allan. Reprint. 80 PP with tables, 3 pages of drawings & 67 b/w photos. Title page: H.M.S. Tempest (Admiralty 'R' Class) dropping depth charges. Pict. card cover. Very good. 18 x 12.
827 British and German destroyers of the WWI period.
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$10

68547
LEATHER, John
BARGES

London. 1984. Granada Publishing / Adlard Coles. 1st Ed. XVI, 236 PP with 127 b/w figures (sketches, lines, photos). Hard cover, simile leather, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). Faint foxing on top outside page edges, o/wise fine. Oblong: 19 x 25.5. 0229115942
An in-depth study of the traditional transport sailing barges. Various types of British barges and American barges (gundalows and scows).
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$70

68545
LEATHER, John
SMACKS AND BAWLEYS

Lavenham, Suffolk. 1991. Terence Dalton. 1st Ed. X, 150 PP with 104 fig. in text (a few plans & mainly b/w photos). Hard cover, dj. Fine. 23 x 17.8. 0861380797
The graceful traditional craft of England's shorelines and estuaries. A captivating book.
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$40

68546
LEATHER, John
SPRITSAILS AND LUGSAILS

London. 1979. Adlard Coles / Granada. 1st Ed. 387, (5 Index) PP with 80 photos & 108 drawings by author. Fp: the Humber canoe yawl "Viking". Original cloth cover, dj (price clipped and a little rubbed around edges). Top edge of cloth covers a little speckled. Overall, a near fine copy of a scarce item. Oblong: 19 x 25. 0229115179
Craft & men as well as tales of seafarers of England and North America who fished, worked and smuggled under sail.
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$100

68268
LENTON, H. T. & COLLEDGE, J. J.
WARSHIPS OF WORLD WAR II

London. 1968. Ian Allan. 3rd reprint of the 1964 original. 638 PP with many tables & hundreds of b/w photos. Fp: H.M.S. Warspite in Malta Habour. University Library binding (cloth cover, gilt title on spine). Stamps of the "University of Tasmania" on endpapers, top outside edge and title page (recto/verso), o/wise contents near fine. 19 x 13.
A complete record of all known vessels of the Royal and Dominion Navies which participated in WWII. Capital ships, destroyers, submarines,... coastal forces and landing craft.
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$15

61356
LEWIS, David
DREAMERS OF THE DAY - An Arctic Adventure

London. 1964. Victor Gollancz Ltd. 1st Ed. 191 PP with sketches by Fiona Lewis, plus 8 pages with 19 b/w photos. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). Dust jacket with repaired tears. Occasional foxing. Very good. 22.2 x 14.5.
To Iceland and back on the Rehu Moana, a catamaran.
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$20

59737
LEWIS, Tom
BY DERWENT DIVIDED - The story of the Lake Illawarra, the Tasman Bridge and the 1975 Disaster

Darwin. 2006. Tall Stories. 2nd edition of the 1999 original. (2), 70 PP with 2 maps, 3 cartoons and 61 b/w photos. Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. 30.2 x 21.6. 0957735111
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$35

22844
LOCKWOOD, Douglas
THE FRONT DOOR: Darwin 1869-1969

Adelaide. 1968. Rigby. 1st Ed. (14), 288 PP, plus 20 pages with 42 bw illust. FEP: Plan of Goyder's original Darwin layout. REP: Plan of modern Darwin (1968). Hard cover, dj. (price clipped). Ageing of front endpaper, signature previous owner on title page, o/wise near fine. 22 x 14.
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$10

19650
LONEY, J. K.
VICTORIAN SHIPWRECKS, All Wrecks in Victorian Waters and Bass Strait, Including King Island and the Kent Group

Melbourne. 1971. The Hawthorn Press. 1st Ed. 10, (III), 177 PP, plus 8 pages with 16 b/w illust. FEP: Key to locations on the Victorian Coast & Inland Waters. REP: 4 location maps (mahogany ship, obsolete vessels..). Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24.8 x 15.8. 725600454
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$25

20803
LONEY, Jack
MYSTERIES OF THE BASS STRAIT TRIANGLE

Geelong. 1993. Marine History Publications. 5th edition of the 1980 original. 104 PP with b/w illust. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21.8 x 15.2. 0909131538
Shipwrecks, casualties and disasters in the waters of Bass Strait (in the air or at sea).
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$10

41480
LOWENSTEIN, Wendy & HILLS, Tom
UNDER THE HOOK - Melbourne Waterside Workers remember, Working Lives and Class War: 1900-1980

Melbourne. 1982. Melbourne Bookworkers / The Australian Society for the Study of Labour History. 1st Ed. Foreword by Robin Gollan. 192 PP with b/w illustrations (sketches, plans, facsimile of documents, photos). Pictorial soft cover. Light foxing, o/wise near fine. 28 x 21. 095934540X
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$15

68493
LUBBOCK, Basil
THE LAST OF THE WINDJAMMERS - Volume I

Glasgow. 1948. Brown, Son & Ferguson. 3rd Impression of the 1927 original. XIV, (2), 518 PP, plus 74 pages with 126 b/w illustrations. & 17 pages of plans (11 of them folded). Fp: "Quathlamba". Eps: Chart of the world. Cloth cover, title in blind on front cover, gilt title on spine. Occasional foxing. Discreet stamp of previous owner on front endpaper. Very good. 24.9 x 19.
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$50

68494
LUBBOCK, Basil
THE LAST OF THE WINDJAMMERS - VOLUME II

Glasgow. 1935. Brown, Son & Ferguson. 2nd edition of the 1929 original. XVI, 443 PP, plus 2 plates with 40 House Flags in colour, 17 plans (16 of them folded one) and 96 plates with 173 b/w illustrations (paintings, photos, portraits). Eps: Chart of the world. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on a lightly sunned spine. Copy lacking half title page and frontispiece. Covers lightly soiled. Ex "Circulating Library" with plate on front board and stamp on recto of rear endpaper. Spine with tears and back hinge split at head. Occasional foxing. Internally a very good clean copy. 25 x 19.5.
The last boom in sail, the lime-juicers, the carriers of the 90's, the square-riggers of the 20th century, small fry.
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$40

50268
LUMB, R. D.
THE LAW OF THE SEA AND AUSTRALIAN OFF-SHORE AREAS

Brisbane. 1966. University of Queensland Press. 1st Ed. (6), 86 PP. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 21.3 x 13.7.
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$10

38056
LUNDEBERG, Philip K.
SAMUEL COLT'S SUBMARINE BATTERY - The secret and the enigma

Washington. 1974. Smithsonian Institution Press. 1st Ed. No. 29 in the Smithsonian studies in history and technology series. V, 90 PP with 43 figures. Pictorial card cover. Back cover lightly rubbed, o/wise near fine. 27.8 x 21.7.
Mines, minefields for coastal protection and undersea warfare.
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$15

15906
McALISTER, A. A. & GRAY, Leonard
H. HOGARTH & SONS LIMITED, BARON LINE, A Short History and Fleet List

Kendal, UK. 1976. World Ship Society. 1st Ed. 56 PP with 2 colour and 53 b/w photos. Inside front cover: Baron Inchcape (IV). Inside back cover: Baron Belhaven (IV). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21.5 x 13.5. 0905617002
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$10

55319
McCARTHY, Dr. M. & NORTHEY, Vicki (editors)
VOYAGES OF GRAND DISCOVERY

Perth. 2007. Western Australian Museum - Maritime. 1st Ed., with a foreword by Dr. Dawn Casey. 24 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Centrefold: map of The Elusive Southland. Inside covers: A Précis of European Exploration (1504 to 1829). Pictorial soft cover. 26 x 24. 9781920843311
Catalogue of an exhibition held in Fremantle July to November 2007... A passion for History and Identity, by John Stringer. The De Vlamingh Charts, by Dr. Martin Woods. The Baudin Voyage of Discovery to Terra Australis, by Diana S. Jones...
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$15

68412
McGUIRE, Frances Margaret
THE ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY - Its Origin, Development & Organization

Melbourne. 1948. O.U.P. 1st Ed. XXVII, 406 PP, plus 74 pages with 55 b/w photos and 2 pages with colour illust. (flags & pendants, and Rank badges of Australian Naval Officers). Fp: 'His Majesty the King at Malta'. Eps: Firing of Guns. Cloth cover, dj. Dust jacket has a few small chips and is plastic protected. A near fine copy. 22.2 x 14.4.
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$45

15499
McINTYRE, Kenneth Gordon
THE REBELLO TRANSCRIPTS, Governor Phillip's Portuguese Prelude

London. 1984. Souvenir Press. 1st Ed. 257 PP with tables & 10 maps in text plus 4 pages with 7 b/w illust. Hard cover, dj. Foxing on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 22 x 14.2. 0285626035
The years of Governor Phillip with the Portuguese Navy and in Brazil (then a Portuguese colony). Voyage of the first fleet & call at Rio.
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$10

19226
McINTYRE, Kenneth Gordon
THE SECRET DISCOVERY OF AUSTRALIA - Portuguese Ventures 200 Years Before Captain Cook

Adelaide & London. 1977. Souvenir Press. 1st Ed. XXII, 427 PP with numerous bw illustrations (drawings, graphs & maps), plus 8 pages with 9 b/w illustrations. Eps: Map of Australia. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise a fine copy. 22.2 x 14.2. 0285623036
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$65

18508
McKAY, John & COLEMAN, Ron
THE 24-GUN FRIGATE PANDORA 1779

London. 1992. Conway. 1st Ed. in the "Anatomy of the Ship" Series. 128 PP with 17 b/w photos and over 300 perspectives & 3-view drawings. Fp: Photo of stern of the ship model. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj (spine a little faded), o/wise as new. Oblong: 24.5 x 26. 0851775837
Design and building of the ship. Her career up to the shipwreck on the Great Barrier Reef. General arrangements of the ship, hull construction, fittings, masts, sails...
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$60

68543
McKEE, Eric
WORKING BOATS OF BRITAIN - Their Shape and Purpose

London. 1983. Conway / National Maritime Museum. 1st Ed., with an introduction by Dr. Basil Greenhill. 256 PP with 182 b/w drawings (lines, sketches & graphs) by the author. Titlespread: Inshore boats of Abersoch. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dust jacket with light shelf wear/fading around edges. Light foxing on top outside edges, o/wise a fine copy. 28.5 x 22. 0851772773
Study of the working boats of Britain. Factors affecting boat shapes, propulsion & steering.
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$70

62356
McLAREN, Ian F.
AUSTRALIAN EXPLORERS BY SEA, LAND AND AIR 1788-1988 - Volumes 1 to 9

Melbourne. 1988, 1990, 1991. University of Melbourne Library. 1st edition limited to 500 copies. Vol. 1: XVIII, 320 PP with 3 maps. Vol. 2: XVII, 254 PP with 3 maps and 13 b/w illustrations. Vol. 3: XVIII, (2), 304 PP with 4 maps and 15 b/w illustrations. Vol. 4: XVIII, 333 PP with 3 maps and 11 b/w illustrations, plus 2 plates with 3 colour illustrations. Fp: The Burial of Burke. Vol. 5: XVI, 306 PP with 2 maps. Vol. 6: XVI, 316 PP with 1 map and 1 b/w illustration. Vol. 7: XVI, 308 PP with 1 map. Vol. 8: XVI, 331 PP with 1 map. Vol. 9: XXXIII, 291 PP with 8 maps. Soft cover, illustration (Statue of Matthew Flinders, St Paul Cathedral, Melbourne) on front cover. Faint foxing. A near fine set. 29.4 x 20.7.
Bibliography recording and describing printed works by, and about, explorers and explorations of Australia and its land. Volumes 1, 2, & 3: References and Index. Volumes 4 to 9: Bibliographical Register. 4: A - B. 5: C - F. 6: G - Legge. 7: Leichhardt - Mitchell. 8: Moir - Symonds. 9: T-Z. then Addenda & Corrigenda (pages 200 to 218) and Index (pages 219 to 291).
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$400

64732
McLAREN, Verne
THE CAPE JAFFA LIGHTHOUSE STORY

Kingston, S.A.. 1977. Author / Kingston National Trust. 1st print. Foreword by G. W. Toogood. 60 PP with 28 b/w photos. Inside covers: Cape Jaffa chart. Soft cover, illustrated front. Very good. 18.4 x 11.8. 0958067600
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$20

42861
MCLEAVY, Roy
HOVERCRAFT AND HYDROFOILS - JANE'S POCKET BOOK 21

London. 1980. Jane's Publishing. 1st Ed., No. 21 in the Jane's Pocket Book series. 255 PP with 4 plans and 116 b/w illust (paintings and photos). PVC cover, gilt device on front cover. Fine. Oblong: 11.6 x 18.2. 0354012126
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$10

68035
McMURTRIE, Francis E.
JANE'S FIGHTING SHIPS 1935 (issued December 1935)

London. 1935. Sampson, Low, Marston & Co. 1st Ed., 39th year of issue. 45 adv, XVIII, 543 PP with hundreds of bw illust. (photographs, plans, profiles & silhouettes, flags & uniforms). Fp: "Admiral Scheer", "Nürnberg", "U.1" & "U.7" surfacing. Navy cloth covers, gilt title on spine, title in blind on covers. A near fine copy and rare in this condition Oblong: 21.5 x 33.5.
Publication coinciding with the Naval Conference of London, when a program of construction for Capital ships was already under way.
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$300

68034
McMURTRIE, Francis E. & PERKINS, R. (editors)
JANE'S FIGHTING SHIPS 1937 (issued December, 1937)

London. 1937. Sampson Low, Marston & Co. 1st Ed., 41st year of issue. 51 adv, XX, 539 PP with b/w illustrations (photographs, plans profiles & silhouettes, flags & uniforms). Fp: Photographs of H.M.S. Warspite and Italian battleship Conte di Cavour. Navy cloth covers, gilt title on spine, title in blind on covers. Minimal wear to covers, just a little shelf wear on edges with a few discolouration spots (faint). Binding is tight. A near fine copy of a scare item. Oblong: 21.5 x 33.5.
Massive warships construction in spite of the London Naval Treaty of 1936, and the separate treaties signed between the British Empire and Germany and Russia. Even a country so inconspicuous at sea as Siam has more than doubled its naval strength.
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$200

21466
McNAB, Robert
THE OLD WHALING DAYS - A History of Southern New Zealand from 1830 to 1840

Auckland. 1975. Golden Press. Reprint of the 1913 original, in the New Zealand Classics series. XIII, 508 PP. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 21 x 13.5. 0855584327
The competition between French, American and British whalers for the sperm whale.
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$20

42743
McNIVEN, Ian J., RUSSELL, Lynette &, SCHAFFER, Kay (editors)
CONSTRUCTIONS OF COLONIALISM - Perspectives on Eliza Fraser's Shipwreck

London. 1998. Leicester University Press. Paperback edition. VIII, (2), 192 PP with 3 maps and 8 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 23.5 x 15.3. 0718501713
Wreck of the Stirling Castle.
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$30

10297
McQUARRIE, Peter
STRATEGIC ATOLLS, Tuvalu and the Second World War

Christchurch. 1994. Macmillan Brown Centre for Pacific Studies & USP. 1st Ed. (XV), 187 PP with 15 maps and plans, and 43 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21 x 15. 0958330050
Coastwatching during N.Z. control. Arrival of U.S. Forces after Pearl Harbour. Rescue of Captain Eddie Rickenbacker, ...
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$40

16098
MAGUGLIN, Robert O.
THE QUEEN MARY, The Official Pictorial History

Long Beach. 1985. Wrather Port Properties/Sequoia. 1st Ed. 120 PP with profuse b/w & colour photos on glossy paper. Pictorial card covers. Very good. 30.2 x 23. 0866790152
The career of Cunard's Queen Mary, the stateliest ship, from her launching in 1934 until 1967 when she was sold to the City of Long Beach.
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$15

20334
MANNING, Captain T.D.
THE BRITISH DESTROYER

London. 1961. Putnam. 1st Ed. 148 PP, plus 70 pages with 1 plan and 135 b/w photos. Fp: Hornet and Diamond on their trials. Cloth cover. Some speckling around edges and spine of covers. Internally contents fine. 25.4 x 19.5.
Their names, builders, development. The various classes: River, Tribals, G, H, I,... V, W... Weapon, Hunt, ..
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$15

68551
MARCH, Edgar J.
SAILING DRIFTERS - The story of the Herring Luggers of England, Scotland and the Isle of Man

Newton Abbot. 1972. David & Charles. Third impression. XVI, 382 PP with 76 fig. & 28 scale plans, plus 80 Pages with 191 b/w plates. Fp: "The old order changeth", early steam drifter & sailing drifter. Hard cover, gilt title on spine. Attractive dust jacket has been plastified by previous owner. A near fine copy of a scarce item. 24.7 x 18.5. 0715346792
Contents: The Development of the Lugsail, East Coast Luggers, East and West Cornish Luggers, Isle of Man, Fifies and Zulus, Yorkshire Coast....
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$100

68527
MARCH, Edgar J.
SAILING TRAWLERS - The Story of Deep-sea Fishing with Long Line and Trawl

Newton Abbot, UK. 1970. David & Charles. New impression of the 1953 original. XVI, 384 PP with 50 sketches by author & 18 scale plans (some folded), plus 100 pages with 180 b/w plates. Fp: Trawl basin at Lowestoft. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket is sunned around edges and spine with a repaired tear at foot. Faint foxing, o/wise a near fine copy. 25.4 x 19.5. 71534711X
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$100

40089
MARITIME SERVICES BOARD OF NEW SOUTH WALES
SAILING DIRECTIONS NEW SOUTH WALES COAST - 1976

Sydney. 1976. The Maritime Services Board of New South Wales. 9th Ed. 323 PP with 2 charts, 2 maps, 35 b/w photos (aerial views of port entrance), tables and figures (b/w or colour). Hard cover. Supplement loosely inserted. Very good. 24 x 16.
From Gabo Island near the Victorian border to the Tweed River on the Queensland border.
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$15

14386
MARRIOTT, Leo
TYPE 22 - MODERN COMBAT SHIPS 4

London. 1986. Ian Allan. 1st Ed., No. 4 in the Modern Combat Ships series. 112 PP with b/w photos throughout. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj (light shelf wear). Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 24 x 17.5. 0711015937
Class of Frigates of the Royal Navy.
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$30

32428
MARTIN, Captain Henry Byam
THE POLYNESIAN JOURNAL OF CAPTAIN HENRY BYAM MARTIN, R.N., in Command of HMS GRAMPUS - 50 guns at Hawaii and on station in Tahiti and the Society Islands August 1846 to August 1847

Salem, Massachusetts. 1981. Peabody Museum of Salem. 1st US Ed. 192 PP with 1 map, over 36 b/w illustrations, plus 8 pages with 20 colour paintings by author. Fp: portrait of Captain Martin. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dust jacket with a few small nicks/closed tears, o/wise near fine. 23.5 x 15.5. 0875770606
The sojourn of one year (the fatal one), in which the French subjugated the Tahitians by bloody force and made the island a protectorate of France.
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$15

37063
MASON, Theodore K.
TWO AGAINST THE ICE - Amundsen and Ellsworth

New York. 1982. Dodd, Mead & Co. 1st Ed. 192 PP with 2 drawings, 7 maps and 88 b/w photos. Title spread: Amundsen and Ellsworth. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 23.5 x 15.7. 0396080928
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$25

19899
MATHEWSON, R. Duncan, III
TREASURE OF THE ATOCHA - Sixteen Dramatic Years in Search of the Historic Wreck

London. 1986. Sidgwick & Jackson. 1st UK Ed. 160 PP with many b/w illust., plus 64 pages of coloured illust. Eps: Chart of Dry Tortugas, Key West. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Faint foxing on top outside edge, o/wise fine. 23.6 x 15.8. 0283994215
The world's greatest treasure hunt by the team of archaeologists, scientists, historians & divers working on the wreck of the Nuestra Senora de Atocha.
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$20

18079
MATTINGLY, Garrett
THE DEFEAT OF THE SPANISH ARMADA

London. 1959. Jonathan Cape. Second impression of October 1959. 382 PP with 2 maps plus 16 pages with 20 bw illust. Fp: Queen Elizabeth I, the Armada Portrait. Eps: The track of the Spanish Armada. Hard cover: marbled boards and cloth spine, dj (rubbed). Foxing of first and last pages, and on outside edges, o/wise very good. 23.5 x 16.
Operations of 1587 & 1588. Battles along the South Coast of Cornwall and England: 29th July to 9th of August 1588.
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$15

16600
MAWSON, V., TRANTER, D. & PEARCE, A.
CSIRO AT SEA, 50 YEARS OF MARINE SCIENCE

Hobart. 1988. CSIRO Marine Lab. 1st Ed. (4), 216 PP with b/w illustrations. Illustrated endpapers. Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. 25.5 x 18.2. 0643048359
Early years of marine science in Australia. The men and women who contributed to the fisheries research and oceanography.
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$15

68259
MELBOURNE STEAMSHIP
CHRISTMAS DINNER MENU - T.S.M.V. DUNTROON 1940

Dinner menu (folded), 25th December 1940. Outside: House-Flag of "Melbourne Steamship Line", Programme of Music and List of Officers, Commander I. L. Lloyd. Inside: Dinner menu for Christmas, with Christmas decorations. Foxing spots. Near fine. Scarce. 19.5 x 12.
Front cover with House-Flag (in colour) of Melbourne Steamship Line.
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$25

67947
MIDDLEMISS, Norman
FRENCH SOUTH PACIFIC SERVICES: 150 Years of the Tricolour in the Antipodes (in Shipping Today and Yesterday, No. 324)

Bexhill-on-Sea, UK. 2017. Tandy Media Ltd. Issue No. 324 February 2017. Edited by Nigel Lawrence. 68 PP. Contains article from P.22 to 29 with with 5 b/w and 8 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover (Container Ship CMA CGM L'ETOILE). Fine. 29.7 x 21.
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$15

37873
MILLAR, T. B.
AUSTRALIA'S DEFENCE

Melbourne. 1965. Melbourne University Press. 1st Ed. X, 198 PP with 1 organigram, 1 cartoon, 2 maps and 6 tables, plus 4 pages with 5 b/w photos. 1 page postcript loose. Eps: Map of Australia and neighbours. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Near fine. 22.2 x 14.2.
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$25

16256
MILLMAN, Lawrence
LAST PLACES, A Journey in the North

Boston. 1990. Houghton Mifflin. 1st Ed. (6), 242 PP. Eps: North Atlantic Ocean above 40th Parallel. Hard cover, gilt title on cloth spine, dj. Fine. 21.5 x 14.5. 039543615X
A voyage in the footsteps of the Vikings from Norway to Newfoundland.
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$15

18921
MOODY, B.
OCEAN SHIPS - 1974

London. 1974. Ian Allan. 5th edition of the 1964 original. 352 PP with tables and 254 bw photos. Title spread: Manora, P & O Cargo Division. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj (Royal Viking Star). Price-clipped dust jacket. Near fine copy. 19 x 13. 0711005613
Passenger Liners and Cargo Ships. Cruise Ships. Tankers.
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$15

67988
MORRISON, J. S. & WILLIAMS, R. T.
GREEK OARED SHIPS 900-322 B.C.

Cambridge. 1968. C.U.P. 1st Ed. X, 356 PP with 3 maps and 9 figures, plus 31 plates with 111 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, gilt title on spine. Covers a little faded with light shelf wear,. Ex-University Library copy with stamps on both endpapers, outside edges, title page and opposite Contents page. An otherwise very good clean, and probably unread, copy. 25.6 x 19.
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$30

16359
MOSCOW, Alvin
COLLISION COURSE, The Story of the Collision between the Andrea Doria and the Stockholm

New York. 1981. Grosset & Dunlap. Reprint of the 1959 original. 345 PP, plus 32 pages with b/w illustrations. Eps: Andrea Doria sinking. Cloth cover, dj. Few foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 23.5 x 16. 0448120194
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$20

68466
N/A
"IMPROVING THE EFFICIENCY OF TASMANIA'S PORT SYSTEM" - Report of the Tasmanian Port Policy Review Working Party

Hobart. 1993. Ministry for Transport and Works. April 1993 Report. (6), 19, (3), 135 PP with 1 organigram, 5 maps, 8 plans and 42 recommendations. Soft cover, title on front cover, cloth spine. Stamp of "The Tasmanian Maritime and Folk Museum" on front cover. 2 articles from "The Advocater" tipped in inside front cover. Near fine. 29.7 x 21.
Report to the Honourable Ian Braid, MHA, Minister for Transport and Works.
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$25

63741
N/A
LOW HEAD PILOT STATION MUSEUM

Low Head, Tasmania. c. 2010. Low Head Historic Museum. 3 flyers. Low Head Fog Horn: 3 folds with 4 colour illustrations (1 plan and 4 photos). Low Head Pilot Station Museum: 3 folds with colour illustrations (1 location map, 1 plan of Museum and 6 photos). Low Head Pilot Station: 4 PP with colour illustrations (1 painting and 9 photos). Format - flyer: 21 x 15 and folded flyer: 21 x 10.
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$10

54833
NAVAL HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF AUSTRALIA
NAVAL HISTORICAL REVIEW: 1972 - 1976

Sydney. 1972 to 1976. Naval Historical Society of Australia. Issues for December 1972 and 1973 and 4 issues for years 1974, 1975 and 1976. Edited by Lewis J. LIND. A total of 14 issues for 616 pages with b/w illustrations. Bound copies of the 14 issues retaining their original pictorial soft cover. Cloth cover, gilt title R.A.N. Naval Historical Review Vol. 1, 1972 - 76 on spine. Faint foxing, o/wise a fine set. 24.3 x 18.8.
In 1976, the June issue started as: New Series No. 1. The September issue started as: New Series, Volume 1, No. 2.
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$30

68542
NIELSEN, Christian
WOODEN BOAT DESIGNS - Classic Danish Boats measured and described

London. 1980. Stanford Maritime. 1st English edition, translated by Erik J. Friis from the 1977 Danish original "Danske Badtyper: Opmalt og Beskrevet af Christian Nielsen". XIV, 162 PP with 1 map b/w illustrations (sketches, drawings, line drawings and photos). Fp: Danish Boat. Hard cover, dust jacket is price-clipped and has a few small repaired closed tears and chips. Faint foxing, o/wise a near fine copy of a scarce item. 28.5 x 22. 0540073962
Herring boats. The Sound boats. The Bornholm boats... Service boats.
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$70

30984
NIGHTINGALE, Tony
THE PACIFIC FORUM LINE - A commitment to regional shipping

Christchurch, N.Z. 1998. Clerestory Press. 1st Ed. XVIII, 142 with 1 organigram, 3 maps, 5 ship's profiles and 64 b/w illust., plus 4 pages with 8 colour photos. Eps: Map of Pacific Forum Line world, We run the Pacific regularly. Laminated pictorial boards. Fine. 24 x 18.5. 0958370648
Published to mark PFL's first twenty years of regular and efficient shipping to the Pacific Island Nations.
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$15

15212
NOBLE, Capt. John
PORT PHILLIP PANORAMA, A Maritime History

Melbourne. 1975. Hawthorn Press. 1st Ed. (6), 169 PP plus 8 pages with 14 b/w charts & photos & 3 line drawings. FEP: map of Southern portion Port Phillip Bay. REP: Southern portion Port Phillip Bay. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket lightly rubbed. Near fine. 21.6 x 14. 0725601493
The maritime history of Port Phillip, the development of the ports of Melbourne & Geelong.
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$20

36453
NORMAN, Leslie
HAUNTS OF THE BLUE WHALE

Hobart. 1978. O.B.M. Publishing. 1st Ed. XVI, 156 PP with 12 tables, plus 12 pages with 20 b/w photos. Fp: A full rigged whaler at sea. Cloth cover, dj. Dust jacket slightly rubbed, faint foxing, o/wise fine. 25 x 17.5. 0959903453
The whaling industry as it applied to the old port of Hobart Town: whaling on the seven seas as well as whaling fleets taking shelter, refitting & victualling.
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$45

68239
O'CALLAGHAN, John
The Saga of The Steam Ship GREAT BRITAIN

London. 1971. Rupert Hart-Davis. 1st Ed. 190 PP, plus 16 pages with 24 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). Fine. 22.2 x 14.5. 0246640898
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$30

68562
O'DRISCOLL, Patricia, ELLIS, Tony, PEARCE, Barry & PERKS, Richard HUGH
BELOW SEA REACH

Ipswich, Suffolk. 1987. Society for Spritsail Barge Research. 1st Ed. with 17 drawings by Barry Pearce and 54 b/w photos. Pictorial soft covers. Fine. 21 x 14.7. 0950051519
Edith May and Remercie, "Pig Dog", Rot and Dockers, Barging in the Sixties, Barge Trades and Bargemen ...
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$20

68409
OLSON, Wesley
BITTER VICTORY - The Death of HMAS Sydney

Perth. 2000. University of Western Australia Press. 1st soft cover edition.. X, 437 PP with b/w illustrations (1 diagram, 2 plans, 3 ship's profiles, 7 maps, 2 paintings by Ross Shardlow, and 27 photos), plus 1 large folded plan. Pictorial soft covers with light shelf wear, o/wise near fine. 24 x 17. 1876268913
19 November 1941.
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$35

68158
ORIENT LINE
RECORDS OF A VOYAGE - S.S. ORMONDE, Voyage 58 "Home", 1938

London. 1938. Orient Steam Navigation Co. Folder with 2 pockets. Left pocket with 4 folded Dinner Menus (Tourist Class) with illustrated front cover (S.S. Ormonde / Lithograph (in colour) of Hampton Court Palace, by Barnett Freedman / At the Equator / Horse (in colour). The Landsman's Lexicon (small format with 32 pages). 2 roneotype information pages for the calls at Colombo and Gibraltar. Right pocket with 5 folded "Port Information" (4 pages each, plus a map/plan in colour) for: Colombo, Aden, Naples, Toulon and Gibraltar. 4 folded brochures for places visited (Fall of Pompei with 6 pages and Gibraltar with 4 pages) or seen from the Ormonde (Stromboli, Corsica & Elba). Cloth covers. Very good. Scarce. 21 x 14.7.
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$150

64778
PARKES, Oscar
BRITISH BATTLESHIPS: "Warrior" to "Vanguard" 1860-1950, A History of Design, Construction and Armament

London. 1966. Seeley Service & Co. New and Revised edition of the 1956 original. XV, 701, (1 adv.) PP with tables, 2 graphs, 2 maps, 133 b/w photos, and 335 figures (17 profiles, 86 drawings and 232 plans). Top edge tinted. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). A fine copy. Scarce. 29 x 23.
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$275

15949
PAYNE, Stephen M.
GRANDE DAME, Holland America Line and the S.S. ROTTERDAM

London. 1990. Rina. 1st Ed. 132 PP with b/w & colour photos & 12 plans & diagrams. FEP: "Rotterdam" steaming out of New York. REP: SS Rotterdam. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.5 x 20.8. 0903055120
The building, technical features, passenger accommodation of the SS Rotterdam. The transition by Holland America Line from Atlantic ferry to cruise ship operators.
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$20

20308
PEARCE, Frank
LAST CALL FOR HMS EDINBURGH - A Story of the Russian Convoys

London. 1982. Collins. 1st Ed. 200 PP with 4 maps, plus 8 pages with 18 b/w photos. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Light foxing on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 22.2 x 14.2. 0002166771
While on convoy protection, the heavy cruiser, torpedoed on 30 April 1942, tried to return to Murmansk but sank on 2 May. The author was on HMS Trinidad a fortnight later when it was sunk.
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$35

51838
PERON, François & DE FREYCINET, Louis
VOYAGE OF DISCOVERY TO THE SOUTHERN LANDS - Volume I

Adelaide. 2006. The Friends of the State Library of South Australia. 1st edition limited to 400 copies, translated from the second French edition of 1824 by Christine Cornell. Introduction and postscript by Anthony J. Brown. LXXXIV, 430 PP, plus 14 plates (1 folded map, 6 b/w and 7 colour plates), and 1 folded chart in pocket at rear of book. Fp: Malmaison. Cloth cover, blind-stamped boards, device in blind on front board, gilt title on spine. Fine. 24.4 x 16. 1876154403
Books I to III (comprising chapters I to XXI. Book I: From France to Ile de France (19th October 1800 to 25 April 1801). Book II: From Ile de France to Timor (25th April 1801 to 13th November 1801). Book III: From Timor to Port Jackson (13th November 1801 to 18th November 1802).
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$145

68502
PETERSWALD, Rob and Rosemary
BEYOND THE SHORE: Sailing, Seafood, Wine ... East Coast Australia

Hobart. 2004. Maroceania II Enterprises. 1st Ed. 252 PP with b/w and colour photos. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 25.7 x 25.2. 0646435612
Yacht Oceania II, on the East coast of Australia: Port Davey in Tasmania to the top of Cape York Peninsula.
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$30

31807
PHILLIPS-BIRT, Douglas
A HISTORY OF SEAMANSHIP

London. 1971. George Allen & Unwin. 1st Ed. 320 PP with 64 colour and 170 b/w illust. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Dust jacket tipped in on endpapers, Ingleton bookplate. Near fine. 25.5 x 19. 0046230092
Exploration of the whole art & science of seamanship.
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$15

68350
PLOWMAN, Peter
AUSTRALIAN MIGRANT SHIPS 1946 - 1977

Sydney. 2006. Rosenberg. 1st Ed. 144 PP with 102 b/w and 43 colour photos. Title page: "Johan van Oldenbarnevelt" in Sydney on 16 December 1956. Pictorial soft covers a little sunned around edges, o/wise fine. 29 x 21. 1877058408
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$25

68322
P&O
PASSENGER LIST - HIMALAYA 1965

Sydney. 1965. Peninsular & Oriental Steam Navigation, Co.. List of Passengers by Himalaya - Tasman Sea Cruise. 18 PP with 2 pages with Badges of Rank in colour, list of Officers and List of Cruise Passengers. Stapled card covers. Near fine. 19 x 12.5.
Leaving Sydney, 22nd December 1965, cruising to Hobart, Auckland, Bay of Islands (Russell) and off Lord Howe and Ball's Pyramid.
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$15

68152
P&O
s.s. "CARTHAGE" - Dinner Menu - LE LAC DES CYGNES (SWAN LAKE)

On board. 1955. Peninsular & Oriental Steam Navigation Company. Folded "Dinner Menu", 28th May 1955. Cover: LE LAC DES CYGNES, No. 8 of a series of 12 colour Paintings of Ballets by R.B. Sutcliffe, and details on Ballet. Fine. 21.5 x 14.3.
Front cover: Le Lac des Cygnes produced in its entirety at Maryinsky Theatre, St. Petersburg, January 1895.
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$30

67359
P&O - ORIENT LINE
PASSENGER LIST - S.S. ORSOVA: North America Pacific Seaboard for United Kingdom via Australia, 1963

San Francisco. 1963. P&O - Orient Lines. 8 pages Captain E. G. H. Riddelsdell. Soft cover. Very good. Small Format: 18.5 x 12.2.
Leaving Vancouver 18 January, San Francisco 21 January and Los Angeles (Long Beach) 22 January 1963 for United Kingdom via Australia.
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$10

65430
P&O / ORIENT LINES
PORT OF CALL INFORMATION: MELBOURNE

London. 1962. P & O / Orient Line. June 1962 edition. Folded brochure (5 folds) with history, places of interest etc... and 2 maps in colour: Melbourne and Port Melbourne. Fine. Small format: 18.7 x 12.5.
Gives places of interest and information for passengers.
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$10

37570
PONKO, Vincent Jr.
SHIPS, SEAS, AND SCIENTISTS - U.S. Naval Exploration and Discovery in the Nineteenth Century

Annapolis. 1974. Naval Institute Press. 1st Ed. XII, (2), 283 PP. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Faint foxing. Near fine. 23.6 x 15.6. 0870216414
Expeditions of discovery, exploration and scientific research: Wilkes to the South Sea and Antarctic 1838-1842 - Perry to China Sea and Japan 1852-1854...
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$35

10917
POOLMAN, Kenneth
GUNS OFF CAPE ANN - The Story of the Shannon and the Chesapeake

London. 1961. Evans Brothers. 1st Ed. 175 PP, plus 10 pages with 11 b/w illust. Fp: Sir Philip Vere Broke. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 21.5 x 14.2.
The war of 1812 between the United States and England. Battle of the 1st June, 1813.
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$35

68441
POPE, Dudley
FLAG 4, The Battle of Coastal Forces in the Mediterranean

London. 1954. William Kimber. 1st Ed. XV, 16-300, (4 publications) PP with 2 cutaways by Colin Modie of a Fairmile "D" MTB & a Vosper MTB), plus 18 pages with 37 b/w photos. Fp: On board an E-boat after the surrender. FEP: Map of the Mediterranean Sea with an inset on the Aegean Sea. REP: Maps of the Tyrrhenian Sea, The Adriatic Sea, and of Sicily. Red cloth cover, gilt title on a spine lightly sunned at head and foot. Hardly any foxing and a near fine copy of the first edition. 22 x 14.5.
The motor torpedo-boats, motor gunboats, and motor launches, known officially as Light Coastal Forces. Action on the Libyan coast up to the surrender of axis forces in North Africa. Action off Italy after the landing in Sicily and in the Adriatic Sea. Action in the Aegean Sea and the Dodecanese Islands after the Italian surrender.
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$30

68346
PORT OF LONDON AUTHORITY
P.L.A. MONTHLY - Vol. 43, No. 514 - AUSTRALASIAN NUMBER

London. 1968. Port of London Authority. Magazine of the Port of London Authority. Edited by Alan Cameron. Issue No. 514, Volume 43, August 1968. Forewords by Keith Holyoake, Prime Minister of New Zealand and John Gorton, Prime Minister of Australia. XXVI (advertisements), 257 to 310 PP with b/w illustrations (plans, maps, photos...). Pictorial wrappers with light creases, o/wise a near fine copy. 24.8 x 18.2.
Transport Links with Australasia, by Sir Alan Westerman. "That Untravell'd World..." (Part 2 - Cook's Voyages in the Pacific, by Alison Lockett). From London to the South Sea, by Garth Roydhouse. The PLA in Australasia, by Cyril Webb. The Port of London's trade with Australia and New Zealand. The Freeze that brought New Zealand Prosperity. Captain Cook's debt to Tahiti and the Tahitians, by Robert Langdon.
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$50

68400
PORT OF LONDON AUTHORITY
P.L.A. MONTHLY - Vol. 44, No. 524

London. 1969. Port of London Authority. Magazine of the Port of London Authority edited by Alan Cameron. Issue No. 524, Volume 44, June 1969. XVI, 167-206, XVI-XXIV PP with b/w illustrations. Stapled pictorial wrappers with light insect damage on back cover and last few pages without text loss. A very good clean copy. 24.8 x 18.2.
2 articles on "Nonsuch" - the ship that helped to make a Nation (Hudson Bay Company / Canada), by A. Cameron. Hornblower on the Thames Severn Canal, by Alan Cameron..
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$15

68401
PORT OF LONDON AUTHORITY
P.L.A. MONTHLY - Vol. 44, No. 525

London. 1969. Port of London Authority. Magazine of the Port of London Authority. Edited by Alan CAMERON. Issue No. 525, Volume 44, July 1969. XII, 207-242, XIII-XX PP with b/w illustrations. Stapled pictorial wrappers. Fine copy. 24.8 x 18.2.
South West India Dock, 1911, by Captain A.G. Course.
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$15

38416
PORTEUS, Stanley
THE RESTLESS VOYAGE - Being an Account by Archibald Campbell, Seaman, of his Wanderings in Five Oceans from 1806 to 1812

London. 1949. George G. Harrap. 1st Ed. 280 PP. Cloth cover, dj (price clipped). Dust jacket with small pieces missing. Occasional foxing. Very good. 19.7 x 13.5.
Wanderings in five oceans from 1806-1812 & his experiences: impressed into His Majesty's Navy, deserter, shipwrecked in the Aleutian Is., stay in Hawaii, return to Scotland.
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$15

67954
POTTER, Neil & FROST, Jack
THE ELIZABETH

London. 1965. George G. Harrap. 1st Ed. 180, (1 errata slip tipped in on acknowledgments page) PP with 1 organigram, plus 20 pages with 40 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj (price clipped and a little rubbed). Faint foxing, o/wise near fine. 21.5 x 14.5.
The world's biggest passenger liner of her time. Launched in 1938, troopship (500,000 miles in WWII), before becoming a luxury liner.
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$35

37968
PRESTON, Diana
A FIRST RATE TRAGEDY - Captain Scott's Antarctic Expeditions

London. 1999. Constable. Reprint of the 1999 paperback edition of the 1997 original. XVI, 269 PP with 3 maps, plus 16 pages with 24 b/w illustrations. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 23.3 X 15.5. 94795304
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$20

53208
PURVES, Alec A.
FLAGS FOR SHIP MODELLERS AND MARINE ARTISTS

London. 1950. Percival Marshall. 1st Ed. (8), 84, (1 errata) PP with 104 figures. Rebound copy retaining original front cover, clear plastic, spiral bound. Front cover rubbed. Name of previous owner. Signs of water damage, o/wise very good. 18.4 x 12.4.
Gives a brief history of flags at sea.
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$10

12054
PUTZ, George & SPECTRE, Peter H., & GETCHELL, David R. (editors)
THE MARINER'S CATALOG, Volume 2

Camden, Maine. 1975. National Fisherman & Int'l Marine. 2nd Printing of the 1974 original. 192 PP, profusely illustrated with photos, sketches, drawings, diagrams, etc... Pictorial soft cover. Former owner's stamp at top of title page. Faint foxing. Very good. 27 x 21. 0877420467
Small boats for work or pleasure. Information on tools, boatbuilding,... information sources, boat models..
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$10

16144
QUARM, Roger & WILCOX, Scott
MASTERS OF THE SEA, British Marine Watercolours

Oxford. 1987. Phaidon Press. 1st Ed. 95 PP & Index with 87 b/w & colour paitings. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 28 x 24. 0714824917
Catalogue published for the exhibition: Masters of the Sea. British Marine Watercolours 1650-1930. Watercolours from Alexander through Chambers, Constable, Cooke, Moore, Turner... to Van de Velde.
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$20

67900
QUEENSLAND PARLIAMENT
A BILL to amend "THE NAVIGATION ACT OF 1882"

Brisbane. 1882. James C. Beal, Government Printer. Bill Recommanded on 5th September 1882 and Introduced 6th September 1882. 8 PP. Rusty staples removed. Faint foxing. Very good. Folio: 33 x 21.5.
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$15

68230
RABAN, Jonathan (editor)
THE OXFORD BOOK OF THE SEA

Oxford. 1992. O.U.P. 1st Ed. XVIII, 524 PP. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 22.3 x 14.5. 019214197X
105 extracts from the acknowledged marine masterpieces in English literature.
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$20

13126
RAYNER, Commander D. A.
ESCORT - The Battle of the Atlantic

London. 1955. William Kimber. Second edition, October 1955 of the September 1955 original. Edited by Captain S. W. Roskill. XVIII, 19-250, (6 adv.) PP with 4 maps, plus 12 pages with 17 b/w photos. Fp: Author. FEP: Map to show approximate distances on convoy routes. REP: Map to show limits of escort at various dates & the air gap. Cloth cover, dj. Dust jacket with chips and a small piece missing on top of rear. Occasional foxing, o/wise a very good clean copy. 22.2 x 14.5.
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$20

68288
REED'S
REED'S SEAMANSHIP, compiled for Candidates preparing to pass the Marine Board Examinations for Certificates of Competency as Mates and Masters

Sunderland, UK. 1910. Thomas Reed & Co. Ltd 20th edition, revised and enlarged by C.M. Swainston. (2), XI, 342, [(2), 30, (2) publications] PP with 142 illustrations (some with colour), plus 2 b/w plates and 3 folded plates (1 in colour). Fp: Tall ship under sail. Limp blue cloth covers a little worn/frayed around edges, spine with repaired tear. Signature and blind stamp on FFEP which a some minor insect damage, o/wise a very good copy. 18.3 x 12.
Includes answers to shipbuilding, stability, meteorology and deviation questions.
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$20

38561
REES, Sian
THE FLOATING BROTHEL - The extraordinary story of the Lady Julian and its cargo of female convicts bound for Botany Bay

Sydney. 2001. Hodder. 3rd reprint of the 2001 original. (8), 248 PP with 1 map and 1 vignette, plus 12 pages with 22 b/w illustrations. Vignette on title page: Lady Julian, 1782. Inside covers: colour illustration Men of War, bound for the Port of Pleasure. Pictorial card cover. Near fine. 23.3 x 15.3. 0733613047
Voyage of the Lady Julian, July 1789 to June 1790.
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$10

43974
REGAN, Geoffrey
THE GUINNESS BOOK OF MILITARY BLUNDERS

London. 1995. Guinness Publishing. 11th reprint of the 1991 original. (4), 188 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 25 x 19. 0851129617
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$10

18585
REVELY, Henry
THE CONVOY THAT NEARLY DIED - The Story of ONS 154

London. 1979. William Kimber. 1st Ed. 222 PP with 1 map on full page, and 5 diagrams, plus 8 pages with 16 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Near fine. 24 x 16. 0718304063
Story of a 45 ship convoy attacked from 27-30 Dec. 1942. Thirteen ships lost. The last one was HMS Fidelity, a French ship, whose Captain refused to surrender her to the Vichy Government and had offered her, together with her crew, (incl. the Gunnery Officer: Mlle. Madeleine Barclay) to the British.
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$25

45751
RICE, Desmond & GAVSHON, Arthur
THE SINKING OF THE BELGRANO

London. 1984. Secker & Warburg. 1st Ed. XV, 218 PP with 2 maps and 1 facsimile of document, plus 4 pages with 7 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj (spine sunned) . Foxing, o/wise near fine. 24 x 16. 0436413329
The Falklands War of 1982 and the torpedoing of the Argentinian Cruiser Belgrano (decision and aftermath).
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$10

68206
RICHARDS, Mike
NORTH COAST RUN, Men and Ships of the N.S.W. North Coast

Sydney. 1977. Turton & Armstrong. Reprint. 174 PP with 56 b/w illust. Eps: General arrangement T.S.S. Poonbar. Pictorial soft covers. Covers lightly soiled. Signature at top of half-title page. Very good. Oblong: 14.5 x 23.4. 0908031025
An account of the coastal shipping between Sydney and Point Danger with list of vessels.
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$15

68420
RICHARDS, Rhys
THE AUSTRAL ISLANDS: History, Art and Art History

Wellington. 2012. Paremata Press. 1st Ed. 236 PP with maps (2 "Cook Islands to Rapa", "Polynesian triangle", Tubuai, Raivavae, Rurutu & Rapa), 30 colour and 115 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. New. 24 x 21. 9780473188863
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$75

68444
RICHARDS, Rhys
BOLD CAPTAINS: Trans-Pacific Exploration and Trade 1780-1830 (in 2 Volumes)

Wellington. 2017. Paremata Press. 1st Ed. Volume I: 300 PP with b/w illustrations (2 charts, 15 sketch maps and 44 drawings, paintings, letters). Volume II: 301 - 590 PP with b/w illustrations (2 charts, 16 sketch maps and 40 drawings, paintings and portraits). Pictorial soft cover. New. 22 x 15.5. 9780473405182 & 9780473405199
Collection of 24 articles, chapters and notes written between the 1970s and 2000. Simon Metcalfe: The American Fur Trader. Captain Roger Simpson and the Bass Islands. William Hutchings: a Boston Captain trading for the Dutch at Japan in 1800... Abraham Bristow: Whaling Master. Captain Robert Rhodes : an excellent Chart Maker, and pioneer whaler. Captain Louis Charles Ruault Coutance: French Naval Officer, Privateer and Trans-Pacific Trader. ..;
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$70

68419
RICHARDS, Rhys
SEALING IN THE SOUTHERN OCEANS 1788-1833

Wellington. 2011. Paremata Press. 1st Ed. 278 PP with 7 tables, & facsimile of log book page, 1 b/w photo, 2 engravings and 18 maps (some with insert). Pictorial soft cover. Dedicatory note on title page, dated and signed by the author. As new. 24.9 x 17.5. 9780473164805
Collection of 12 articles, chapters and notes written from 1977 to 2006. Chapter 2: Prince Edward, Marion and Crozet islands. Chapter 3: St.Paul and Amsterdam Islands. Chapter 4: Desolation Island. Chapter 5: Kerguelen and Heard Islands. Chapter 6: Macquarie Island and Antipodes Islands. Chapter 7: First foreign sealing in New Zealand waters. Chapter 8: Murihiku and the Southern Islands of New Zealand. Chapter 9: The Auckland Islands. Chapter 10: Foreign sealing at the Chatham Islands. Chapter 11: Searching for Nimrod Islands. Chapter 12: Sealing in the Antarctic in 1821.
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$70

18527
ROBINSON, Gregory
SHIPS THAT HAVE MADE HISTORY

London. 1936. Peter Davies. 1st Ed. VI, (2), 190 PP with 14 b/w drawings, plus 8 plates in colour. Eps: The weather & lee positions. Cloth cover, device and title on front cover and spine, very good dj (price clipped). Twelve ships are described: the Santa Maria, the Mayflower, the Royal Sovereign, the Bonhomme Richard..... [There were originally 12 colour plates. Those missing are the Santa Maria, Golden Hind, Susan Constant & Endeavour]. Signature of previous owner on front endpaper. Some browning of paper with traces of foxing. Very good. 25.5 x 19.
Plates present: A Fourteenth-Century Ship, The Spanish Treasure Frigate, The Revenge, The Mayflower, The Royal Sovereign, The Andrew, The Royal Charles and The Bon Homme Richard.
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$25

56936
RODGER, N. A. M.
THE COMMAND OF THE OCEAN. A Naval History of Britain - 1649-1815

London. c. 2008. Allen Lane & National Maritime Museum. 11th printing of the 2004 original. LXV, 907 PP with 18 maps and 9 insets, plus 24 pages with 56 b/w illustrations. Eps. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 24 x 16. 0713994118
Sequel to The Safeguard of the Sea: A Naval History of Britain (Volume I).
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$50

68442
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY
AUSTRALIA'S NAVY 1998

Canberra. 1997. Department of Defence / AGPS. 1st Ed. Edited by Lieutenant Pauline REYNOLDS. (1 advertisement), 120 PP, (5 Head of Chapter) with b/w & colour illustrations and 13 advertisemnts in colour. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 30.5 x 21.5.
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$25

16665
ROYAL NAVY
NEPTUNE - October 1940

London. October 1940. Continental Publishers. 1st Ed. 24 PP with 6 drawings and 39 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover showing colour photo of the White Ensign of the Royal Navy flying above the flag of Italy upon the captured Italian submarine Galileo Galilei. Staples removed, o/wise near fine. 26 x 16.3.
Action in the Mediterranean. Fighting U-Boats. Merchant men of the Empire. Bravo Ajax. Africa at war.
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$10

56293
SAMUELS, John
SOMEWHERE BELOW. The Sydney Scandal Exposed

Sydney. 2005. Halstead Press. 1st Ed. 160 PP with 23 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Advertisement for this title, pasted down inside front cover. Name of previous owner on title page. 17 pages with scoring and notes (pertinent) in red ink. Very good. 23 X 15.2. 01920831312
HMAS Sydney: 19th November 1941.
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$20

68260
SANKLECHA, S.N.
TRAMP SHIPPING IN INDIA

Bombay / Mumbay. 1966. University of Bombay. 1st Ed. Foreword by Dr. Nagendra Singh. (30), 319, (1 errata) PP with 2 graphs, 16 Statistcal Data and Voyage Accounts, and 71 tables (table No. 60 is a large foded plate tipped in between pages 300 and 301). Hard cover, title on partially sunned spine, defective dust jacket with pieces missing Has a library card in a pocket on inside rear cover, and one Dept of Shipping & Transport library stamp on title page. Contents are near fine. A scarce book. 22.7 x 15.
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$70

32715
SAYER, Edmund Sears
SHIPS OF OTHER DAYS

Nice, France. 1930. Author. Limited and numbered edition (No. 42/1000). Numbered and signed by the author. No pagination, 38 PP with 12 head or tail pieces, plus 10 plates. All pages with a rope drawing around, title page and plates protected by tissue paper. Title page: Sail drying. Silver coloured endpapers. Cloth cover, gilt title and gilt decorated vignette on front cover. Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. Oblong: 25 x 32.2.
Album dedicated to the Unnamed and the Unsung Heroes of the great armada who sailed the seas in centuries past. Caravel Fleet of 1492. The Mayflower in 1620. The Soleil Royal sunk 1759 by the Dutch and English combined Fleet. The Bon Homme Richard...
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$35

20971
SAYER, Geoffrey Robley
HONG KONG 1841-1862, Birth, Adolescence and coming of Age

Hong Kong. 1980. Hong Kong University Press. Reprint of the 1937 original Hong Kong: birth, adolescence, and coming of age, with Introduction and notes by D.M. Emrys Evans. XXVI, XII, 232, 28 PP with 2 maps & 2 graphs, plus 2 colour & 4 bw plates. Fp: The waterfall at Hong Cong, July 1816. Cloth cover, dj. Near fine. 23.5 x 17. 9622090125
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$15

13306
SCARR, Deryck
THE HISTORY OF THE PACIFIC ISLANDS - Kingdoms of the Reefs

Melbourne. 1990. Macmillan. 1st Ed. XII, (2), 426 PP with 4 b/w illustrations at head of each part, and 15 maps. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. No signatures or marks. A little faint foxing, o/wise fine. 22.3 x 14.2. 073290210X
How indigenous societies came to be established in the Pacific Islands, their attempts to incorporate and come to terms with the Western influence, planter ethic, trade, colonial rule, ..
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$25

16140
SCHIAFFINO, Pro
THE SAILING SHIPS OF CAMOGLI

Genova. 1987. Sagep Editrice. 1st English Edition. 116 PP with 76 colour plates & 2 colour photos of ship models. Eps: Brig Laura. Hard cover, dj. Stamp in blind of the "Societa Italiana Autori & Editori" on title page. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 24.8 x 17.5. 8870582531
Sailing ships painted by the seafarers from the small town of Camogli, a few miles from Genoa, and preserved in the Gio Bono Ferrari Maritime Museum.
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$20

33570
SHANKLAND, Peter
BYRON OF THE WAGER

London. 1975. Collins. 1st Ed. 288 PP with 2 maps, plus 8 pages with 7 b/w illust. Eps: Anson's squadron off St. Catherine's Harbour on the coast of Brazil. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 22 x 14.2. 0002160560
The Wager of Anson's fleet was wrecked while rounding Cape Horn. The ensuing mutiny and rebuilding of a boat with salvaged timber. The return to England.
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$15

53421
SHIP MODELS
MODEL BOATS - Volume 35, No. 407

Hemel Hempstead. 1985. Model Boats Magazine / Argus Specialist Publications. Vol. 35, No. 407, January 1985. Edited by John CUNDELL. 58 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 29.7 x 21.
The Norfolk Wherry, by Michael Booth... Victoria, a Thames Saloon Launch, by Basil Harley...
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$5

68310
SHIPLOVERS' SOCIETY OF VICTORIA
THE ANNUAL DOG WATCH 1945 (No. 3)

Melbourne. 1945. Shiplovers' Society of Victoria. Issue No. 3 of The Journal of the Shiplovers' Society of Victoria. Foreword by Malcolm M. Brodie. Edited by Miss Joan GARDNER. 130 PP with over 15 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft covers a little browned with a few small chips, spine reinforced with clear sellotape. Ageing of paper. Note at top of title page. Very good. 20.7 x 14.
... Ice on the China Coast, by Captain W. Philip. ...
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$20

65633
SILVER, Lynette Ramsay
THE HEROES OF RIMAU - Unravelling the mystery of one of World War II's most daring raids

Sydney. 1990. Sally Milner. 1st Ed. (6), 314 PP with 8 maps, plus 24 pages with 50 b/w photos. Eps: Plan "Z", top secret, operation Rimau. Hard cover, dj. Signature of previous owner on front endpaper. Spine of dust jacket lightly sunned. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. Scarce. 24.2 x 16.2. 1863510184
Raid at the end of 1944 against Japanese shipping in Singapore Harbour.
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$30

68525
SIMPER, Robert
BEACH BOATS OF BRITAIN

Woodbridge, UK. 1984. The Boydell Press. 1st Ed. (8), 160 PP with 9 location maps & 72 b/w photos. Fp: Suffolk beach punt "Alice Maud". Hard cover, dj. Near fine. Scarce. 25.2 x 19.2. 0851151957
The different types of boats found around the coast of Britain, using landing places and no-shelter harbours, needing to be hauled out and brought above the high water mark.
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$35

56139
SIMPKIN, Julie (editor)
CHARLES DARWIN: An Australian Selection

Canberra. 2008. National Museum of Australia. 1st Ed. Foreword by Craddock Morton. Introduction by Michael Pickering. XII, 132 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial stiff cover. Fine. 23.7 x 17.5.
Pages 1 to 81: Extract from Darwin's Beagle Diary, transcribed by Kees Rookmaaker. Pages 83 to 13: Three essays. Great Expectations by Tom Frame. A Daring Theory, by Nicholas Drayson. Insights & Origins, by Robyn Williams.
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$30

68530
SLADE, W. J.
OUT OF APPLEDORE - The autobiography of a coasting shipmaster and shipowner in the last days of wooden sailing ships

Greenwich. 1959. Percival Marshall. 1st Ed. Edited and with a preface by Basil Greenhill. 127 PP with 2 plans of "M. A. James", plus 14 pages with 21 b/w plates. Fp: Appledore Quay fifty years ago. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Dust jacket with repaired closed tears. Faint foxing. Near fine. 25.8 x 20.2. 0851770754
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$25

32579
SLOCUM, Captain Joshua
SAILING ALONE AROUND THE WORLD

New York. c. 1975. Dover. Reissue of the 1956 Dover original (reprint of the 1900 edition by Century Co.) XXIV, 294, (2 blank) PP with 1 head piece & 65 bw illustrations by Thomas Fogarty and George Varian. Fp: The Spray, Very good. 20.2 x 13.6. 0486203263
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$15

68336
SMITH, Richard W.
THE THAMES BARGE IN SUFFOLK

Faversham, Kent. 2006. Society for Sailing Barge Research. 1st Ed. 90 PP with b/w illustrations (65 maps and 25 photos), plus 12 pages with 24 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.7 x 21. 0955248906
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15995
SOMNER, Graeme
BLAND GIBRALTAR

London. 1981. World Ship Society. 1st Ed. 56 PP with b/w photos throughout. Inside front cover: New Mole, Gibraltar, 1866. Illustrated soft cover. Fine. 20.5 x 15. 0905617169
History & fleet list.
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$10

55517
STANIFORTH, Mark & NASH, Michael (Editors)
MARITIME ARCHAEOLOGY: Australian Approaches

New York. 2008. Springer. 1st soft cover printing of the 2006 original. The Springer series in Underwater Archaeology. XVII, 222, (4) PP with tables and 30 figures. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 23.3 x 15.6. 9780387769851
Articles by various contributors, including: Theoretical Approaches, Artifact Studies, Thematic Studies in Australian Maritime Archaeology, Individual Shipwreck Site Case Studies (Sirius, Pandora, Sydney Cove), Nautical Archaeology in Australia, the Indian Ocean and Asia, Innovative Approaches in Underwater Cultural Heritage Management, Maritime Museums and Maritime Archaeological Exhibitions, Cultural Tourism and Diver Education..
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$75

10474
STANNARD, Bruce
BEN LEXCEN - The Man, the Keel and the Cup

London. 1984. Faber & Faber. 1st Ed. 149 PP with 7 sketch maps, 9 plans, and 37 b/w photos. Fp: Ben Lexcen. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 25 x 19. 0571133967
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$15

17484
STAPLETON, Austin
"IN ALL RESPECTS READY ....

Adelaide. 1982. Ronald Parsons. Typescript monograph. 188 PP with 13 b/w drawings & 1 map and 2 pages with a Glossary of Terms. Gilt-engraved hard cover. Fine. 20.8 x 17.2. 0959309306
Life of the seamen who served during WWII in the Small Ship companies of Water Transport, a unit of the Royal Australian Engineers.
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$30

54988
STATHAM-DREW, Pamela
JAMES STIRLING: Admiral and Founding Governor of Western Australia

Perth. 2005. University of Western Australia Press. Reprint of the 2003 original. Forword by Dr, Geoff Gallop, MLA, Premier of W. A. XV, 655 PP with 47 maps and over 67 b/w illustrations, plus 12 pages with 26 colour illustrations (9 portraits). Hard cover, simile leather, ribbon page-marker, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 25 x 17. 1876268948
Joined the Royal Navy in 1804. Battle of Cape Finisterre 22nd July 1805... HMS Brazen and naval war of 1812 against the USA... First sighting of West Australia (Cape Leeuwin) on 4th November 1826...
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$20

68416
STEPHEN, Martin
SEA BATTLES IN CLOSE-UP: World War 2

London. 1988. Ian Allan Ltd. 1st Ed. (edited by Eric Grove). 224 PP with 60 detailed maps & 150 bw selected photos. Title spread: the German Navy "Prinz Eugen". Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Stamp of the Devonport Maritime Museum and donation vignette on FFEP and one stamp on the rear endpaper, o/wise a near fine copy. 24.2 x 17.8. 0711015961
10 crucial naval engagements of World War II: Battle of the River Plate, Attack on Taranto, Battle of Matapan, Sinking of Hood and Bismarck, Sinking of Prince of Wales and Repulse, Escape of Scharnhorst and Gneisenau, Battle of the Coral Sea, Battle of Midway, Battle of the Barents Sea, Sinking of Scharnhorst.
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$25

67773
STIRLING, Ross
THE BRIARS: an encounter with the Emperor Napoléon Bonaparte (in Australian Heritage No. 6)

Brighton, Victoria. 2007. Hallmark Editions Pty. Ltd. Issue No. 6, Autumn 2007. Contains article between P.15 and 19 with 1 portrait, 1 b/w illustration and 7 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.9 x 21.2.
Homestead of the Balcombe family on the Mornington Peninsula. Also, includes articles on Pearling in the North-West and The Race of the Clipper Ships.
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$10

68376
STODDART, Michael
TASSIE'S WHALE BOYS - Whaling in Antarctic Waters

Hobart. 2017. 40 / Forty South Publishing. 1st edition with a foreword by Nick Gales. XV, 192 PP with tables, b/w or colour illustrations. FEP: The Antarctic Continent (in colour). REP: Map of the Ross Sea (in colour). Pictorial soft cover. New. 25 x 17.5. 9780995408227
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$40

68411
STRANG, Herbert (editor)
THE WAR AT SEA

London. c. 1915. Henry Frowde . Hodder & Stoughton. 1st Ed. No pagination, 110 PP with 2 colour illustrations and b/w illustrations (15 headpieces and 31 in text, plus 7 plates with 3 b/w and 4 colour illustrations. Vignette in colour on title page. Fp (in colour): Admiral Sir John Jellicoe. Illustrated boards, title on spine. Wear around edges, brief note dated Xmas 1916 at top corner of front endpaper. A very good clean copy. Scarce. 22.7 x 18.
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68559
STUCKEY, Peter J.
THE SAILING PILOTS OF THE BRISTOL CHANNEL

Newton Abbot. 1977. David & Charles. 1st Ed. 158 PP with tables, 1 map "Pilot Ports of the Bristol Channel" and 10 figures, plus 16 pages with 28 b/w plates. Hard cover, dj. As new condition. 21.7 x 14.5. 0715373730
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$50

67719
SWINGLE, Charles F.
ACROSS MADAGASCAR by Boat, Auto, RailRoad, and Filanzana (in National Geographic Magazine, Volume 66, No. 2)

Washington. 1929. National Geographic Society. Volume LVI, No. 2, August 1929. 131-252 PP. Contains article from page 178 to 211 with b/w illustrations (3 maps and 42 photos by the author and Professor Henri Humbert). Soft cover. Very good. 25.4 x 17.5.
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$20

39816
TAFFRAIL (Commander Taprell Dorling)
SEA VENTURERS OF BRITAIN

London. 1925. W. Collins & Co. Ltd. 1st Ed. 316 PP with 5 maps, plus 15 b/w plates and a folded coloured map (Voyages of Captain Cook). Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. FEP: prize plate and short note. Some foxing. Former owner's number on front endpaper. Very good. 19 x 12.6.
8 of these Sea Venturers: Voyages of Sir John Hawkins... William Dampier... Captain James Cook.
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$20

49230
TALBOT, Frederick A.
LIGHTSHIPS AND LIGHTHOUSES

London. 1913. William Heinemann. 1st Ed., in the Conquest of Science series. XII, 325 PP with 16 figures, plus 96 pages with 112 b/w photos. Fp: The 43,000,000 candle-power beams thrown from the Heligoland lighthouse. Red cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Spine lightly sunned, edges with light shelf wear. Foxing spots on outside edges and some pages, o/wise a very good clean copy. 22.5 x 14.5.
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17404
TERZIBASCHITSCH, Stefan
SUBMARINES OF THE US NAVY

London. 1991. Arms and Armour. 1st UK edition translated by M. J. Shields. 214 PP with tables, ship profiles and b/w photos. Fp: Bows-on view of Razorback. Eps: Drawing plans of the Tang class (SS-563). Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 27.5 x 21.5. 185409145X
Story of the development of the US submarine force: their armament, their electronic equipment...
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68210
TODD, John & WHALL, W.B.
PRACTICAL SEAMANSHIP for use in THE MERCHANT SERVICE: including all ordinary Subjects; also Steam Seamanship, Wreck Lifting, Avoiding Collisions, Wire Splicing, Displacement, and Everything Necessary to be known by Seamen of the Present Day

London. 1921. George Philip & Son Ltd. 7th edition (revised and enlarged by C. S. Mence). XVIII, 442 PP with over 165 figures, plus over 140 plates including 8 folded ones and 3 in colour (National Merchant Colour, International Code of Signals & International Code of Signals "New Code". Fp: S.S. Aquitania. Cloth cover, device "Mariner's Compass" in blind on front board and gilt title on front board and spine. Presentation plate by "British Tanker Company Ltd." on front endpaper. Front hinge starting at foot. About 10 pages with small chips or closed tears and/or creases. Stamp of 'The Tasmanian Maritime and Folk Museum" on title page. Still a very good copy of a scarce item. 24.2 x 16.5.
A mine of information.
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$40

41714
TOMLINSON, H. M.
GALLIONS REACH - A Romance

London. 1949. Rupert Hart-Davis. 2nd edition of the 1927 original, No. 6 in the Mariners Library series. 240 PP. Cloth cover, device on front cover, illustrated dj. Dust jacket is price-clipped, o/wise a near fine copy. 19 x 13.
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$30

68357
TURNBULL, C. J. (editor)
FOLLOWING THEIR FOOTSTEPS - Exploring Adventure Bay

Adventure Bay, Bruny Island, Tasmania. 2006. Friends of Adventure Bay. 1st Ed. 104 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 24.5 x 19.2. 0646457438
The Nuenonne people of Bruny Island. Early explorers: Tobias Furneaux, James Cook, William Bligh, Bruni d'Enrtrecasteaux, Nicolas Baudin ... Whaling Industry in the 1800s ... Maritime Industry..
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$35

45349
VICARY, Adrian
NAVAL WINGS - Royal Naval carrier-borne aircraft since 1916

Cambridge. 1984. Patrick Stephens. 1st Ed. 112 PP with 129 b/w photos. Fp: A standard Fairey Firefly Mk1. FEP: Fairey Swordfish II HS158. REP: Sea Harriers. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24.5 x 20.5. 0850596602
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10924
VILLIERS, Alan
PILOT PETE

Sydney. 1963. Angus & Robertson. Reprint of the 1953 original. 64 PP with 61 illustrations by H. T. Cauldwell. Eps. Hard cover, dj. Small stain on lower part of front cover. Foxing spots on outside edges. Note on the verso of the front endpaper, o/wise near fine. Scarce. 22.2 x 14.5.
Novel set on a rocky island, far away in the South Pacific.
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34449
WEAVER, Mary Anne
WHERE OLD SHIPS GO TO DIE AND BE RECYCLED (in Smithsonian, Volume 21, No. 3)

Washington. 1990. Smithsonian Institution. Volume 21, No. 3, June 1990. Contains article from page 30 to 41 with 14 colour photos by Kay Chernush. Soft cover. Very good. 28.2 x 21.
On Gadani Beach in Pakistan.
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68359
WELDON, Captain L. B.
"HARD LYING" - Eastern Mediterranean 1914-1919

London. 1925. Herbert Jenkins. 1st Ed. X, 246 PP, plus 1 folded map and 16 pages with 23 b/w photos. Fp: Captain L. B. Weldon, Surveyor-General of Egypt, 1920-23.. Green cloth cover with light shelf wear, title on front cover and spine. Few foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise a near fine copy of a scarce item. 22.5 x 14.5.
Chapter IV: At Mudros (March-April 1915). Chapter V: The Gallipoli Landing (April 1915).
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$110

37068
WHEELER, Sir Mortimer (editor)
SWANS HELLENIC CRUISES - Handbook for 1971 Cruises

London. August 1970. W. F. & R. K. Swan (Hellenic) Ltd / The Hellenic Travellers Club. 10th Ed. of the 1962 original. 326 PP with 1 page with photos of coins, 4 pages with drawings and 104 maps & plans. FEP: Map of Greece, Turkey and Cyprus. REP: Map of Western Mediterranean and map between Turkey and Egypt. Hard cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj. Near fine. 26 x 20.7.
Notes for the would be traveller: History, Greek deities, Heroes... Greek Architecture, Greek Sculpture... Countries from Algeria, Bulgaria... to Syria, Turkey...
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$15

61588
WHITELEY, E.S. & C.G.S. (compilers)
H.M.S. SULPHUR 1829 - 1832

Perth. 2010. Hesperian Press. 1st Ed. V, 96 PP with 1 sketch. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.7 x 21. 9780859050203
Sojourn of H.M.S. Sulphur in Western Australia between June 1829 and August 1832.
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$45

16766
WILCOX, L. A.
MR. PEPYS' NAVY

London. 1966. G. Bell & Sons. 1st Ed. X, 189 PP with 74 b/w illustrations by the author. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). Small chips to the dust jacket, foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise very good. 25.2 x 15.8.
A reconstruction of the day-to-day administration of the Navy, from the passages in his diary dealing with naval affairs.
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$25

68410
WILHELMSEN, Wilh.
1861-1961 WILH. WILHELMSEN - A short history of 100 years' activity

Oslo. 1961. Wilh. Wilhelmsen. 1st Ed. 80 PP with b/w & colour illust. throughout. Fp (in colour): House-Flag & Royal Norwegian Mail Flag. Decorative papered board. Discreet signature of previous owner on front endpaper. Near fine. 25.6 x 20.4.
A family shipping line which developed and still covers the world. Covers: From Sail to Steam, From Tramp to Liner and Tanker Trade, plus the period of the war years until the post war period (1945-1961).
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$35

19835
WILLIAMS, David L.
SALVAGE!, Rescued from the Deep

London. 1991. Ian Allan. 1st Ed. 160 PP with b/w illustrations (maps, plans, photos). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 22.7 x 15. 0711019630
Treasures, recoveries from oceans depths (such as a Soviet submarine with a submersible dumb barge from the Glomar Explorer)...
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$20

36889
WILLIAMS, Neville
THE SEA DOGS - Privateers, Plunder and Piracy in the Elizabethan Age

New York. 1975. Macmillan. 1st US Ed. 278 PP with 15 colour plates and 154 b/w illust. Title spread: A 16th-century merchantman. Eps: Mappemonde. Hard cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine. Dust jacket tipped in, Ingleton bookplate. Near fine. 25.4 x 19.
Collective achievements and daring exploits of: Drake, Hawkins, Raleigh.., who helped estabish England as The Maritime and Colonial Power in the 1500's.
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$15

68240
WILSON, Andrew
OLD SEA DOGS OF TASMANIA - Book 2

Hobart. 2016. Everything Pty. Ltd. 1st Ed. Foreword by Sean Langman, and introduction by Peter Campbell. 260 PP (5 of these pages are double-folded) with b/w and colour photos. Pictorial hard covers, title on front board and spine. Fine. 26.7 x 22. 9780992303631
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$50

48551
WINTON, John
SIR WALTER RALEGH

New York. 1975. Coward, McCann & Geoghegan. 1st US edition. 352 PP with 100 b/w illustrations, plus 16 pages with 19 colour plates. Title-page: Bark Ralegh, built by Ralegh, renamed Ark Royal. Hard cover, dj (rubbed). Occasional foxing. Very good. 25.3 x 19.5. 698106482
Soldier (France, Ireland, Low Countries), explorer to North & South America, raids against Cadiz and the Azores, twice arrested, his execution.
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$15

68566
WOOD, Walter
FISHING BOATS & BARGES From the Thames to Land's End

London. 1922. John Lane The Bodley Head Ltd. 1st Ed. IX, (3), 96 PP with 1 vignette on title page, plus 20 woodcuts by C.A. Wilkinson. Fp: Cornish Drifters, Looe. Illustrated endpapers. Cloth cover, decorated front cover, gilt title on spine, tinted top edge. Card of previous owner pasted down at top of half title page. Occasional foxing, o/wise a near fine copy. Scarce. 29 x 23.
Contents: Luggers, Long-Boomers, and the Like, Channel Waters, Smugglers, Brighton as a Fishing Port, The Goodwins and the Downs, The Straits, London River.
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$75

68496
WOODWARD, David
THE TIRPITZ - The Story, including the Destruction of the Scharnhorst, of the Campaigns against the German Battleship

London. 1953. William Kimber. 1st edition. XI, 12-223 PP, plus 10 pages with 11 b/w photos. Fp: The Tirpitz behind torpedo nets at her base in Altenfjord. Eps: Map of the area of operations against Allied convoys to Russia. Cloth cover. Spine sunned and worn (frayed at head, foot and hinges). Stamp of 'The Tasmanian Martime and Folk Museum" on front endpaper. Faint foxing. Very good reading copy. 22 x 14.
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$10

19898
WRIGHT, Louis B.
GOLD, GLORY AND THE GOSPEL, The Adventurous Lives and Times of the Renaissance Explorers

New York. 1970. Atheneum. 1st Ed. XVIII, 362 PP. FEP: Maps of Spain & Portugal, and of Africa. REP: Maps of Middle America, the Caribbean and South America. Cloth cover, dj (with a small chip). Former owner's address label on FFEP, o/wise near fine. 24.2 x 15.5.
Prince Henry the Navigator, Vasco da Gama, Columbus, Sir Walter Raleigh, .. and the opening of the world.
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$15