47127
ABBOTT, J. H. M.
OUT OF THE PAST

Sydney. c. 1944. The Currawong Publishing. 1st Ed. 72 PP. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket with short closed tears and small pieces missing. Foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. 20.2 x 13.
A brief history of Australia.
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$10

69902
ABBOTT, Kellie / MASTERS, Elizabeth (editor)
MEMENTO - News from the National Archives (Issues No. 28 to. 39)

Canberra. 2005 to 2010. National Archives of Australia. Isssues 28 to 39 + 1 index (1996-2008). 13 magazines for 380 pages with b/w and colour illustrations, plus a large poster "Faces of Australia". Original illustrated soft covers. Set in mint condition. 29.7 x 21.
Issue 39 announced a "New Beginning" for Memento: available to subscribers only as an online magazine.
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$100

55995
ADKINS, Lesley & Roy
JACK TAR - Life in Nelson's Navy

London. 2008. Little, Brown. 1st Ed. L, 429 PP with 19 maps and plans, plus 16 pages with 28 b/w illustrations and colour photos. Eps: Royal Navy recruiting. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24 x 16. 9781408700549
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$30

35590
ANDERSON, Romola & R.C.
THE SAILING-SHIP, Six Thousand Years of History

New York. c. 1965. Bonanza. Reprint (B) of the 1963 US edition. 212 PP with 134 fig. in text plus 16 pages with 20 half-tone plates. Cloth cover, dj. Spine of dust jacket lightly sunned. Occasional foxing, o/wise very good. 22.2 x 14.2.
History of the sailing ship: Egypt & Greece, Phoenicia & Rome, Northern & Southern ships, the ship of the line, the last days of the sailing ship.
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$20

38295
ANDREWS, Graeme
FIGHTING SHIPS OF AUSTRALIA, NEW ZEALAND AND OCEANIA

Sydney. 1980. Reed. New revised edition of the 1971 original. 48 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial card cover. Near fine. 26 x 18.5. 0589501879
Not only the ships, also missiles & aircraft as well as the Australian Army's water transport squadrons. Papua New Guinea Defence Force. Royal Fiji Military Force. Solomons Islands Police Force. Royal Tongan Defence Service.
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$5

54236
ANGLEVIEL, Frédéric (editor)
PEDRO FERNANDEZ DE QUIROS ET LE VANUATU. Découverte mutuelle et Historiographie d'un acte fondateur. 1606

Port Vila. 2007. Groupe de Recherche sur l'Histoire Océanienne Contemporaine / Délégation de la Commission Européenne au Vanuatu. 1st Ed. Opening Address by Nicolas Berlanga Martinez (European Commission) and prologue by Pierre Mayaudon (French Ambassador). 348 PP with 2 tables, 6 maps, 7 b/w illustrations and 9 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Texts in English, French, Spanish and abstracts in either language as well as Bichlamar. Fine. 20.8 x 15. 29515558082
Proceedings (15 papers) of a meeting organised in Vanuatu by the University of French Polynesia and the University of New Caledonia. 1 paper in Spanish, by Rey Juan Carlos. 4 papers in English by: Mercedes Camino, Carlos Mondragon, Michel Perez and Margaret Jolly. 10 papers in French by: Annie Baert, Jean-Christophe Galipaud, Dominique Barbe, Claire Laux, Francisco Mellén...
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$40

69829
ATKINSON, Tony
BLUE STAR: A FLEET HISTORY

Preston, UK. 2014. Ships in Focus Publications. 1st Ed. 304 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Fp (in colour): Afric Star. Half title page: House Flag. Title page: Painting the Funnel. Eps: 8 drawings by Murray Robinson. Fine. 30.5 x 21.7. 9780992826383
History and fleet list.
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$60

69905
ATTAR, Rob (editor)
THE STORY OF VIKINGS AND ANGLO-SAXONS (in BBC History Magazine)

Bristol. 2016. BBC History Magazine / Immediate Media Company Bristol. Collector' Edition. 116 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft covers. Fine. 28.5 x 21.5.
Migrations, Invasions and the Battle for Britain.
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$15

64626
AUSTRALIAN NAVAL AVIATION MUSEUM, Friends and Volunteers
FLYING STATIONS: A Story of Australian Naval Aviation

Sydney. 1998. Australian Naval Aviation Museum / Allen & Unwin. 1st edition wih a foreword by Admiral Sir Victor Smith. Copy hand numbered (No. 674) on half title page "Fleet Air Arm Golden Jubilee 1948-1998", and signed on title page. X, 289 PP with b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 27.7 x 22. 1864488468
Published to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the establishment of HMAS Albatross and the founding of Australia's own Fleet Air Arm.
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$75

10345
BARRATT, Glynn
SOUTHERN AND EASTERN POLYNESIA

Vancouver. 1988. UBC Press. 1st Ed. Volume 2 of Russia and the South Pacific 1696-1840 series. XX, 302 PP with 8 maps, plus 16 pages with 28 b/w plates. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 23.5 x 16. 0774803053
Easter Island, New Zealand and the Austral Islands.
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$15

51803
BAXTER, Carol
AN IRRESISTIBLE TEMPTATION. The Story of Jane New and a colonial scandal

Sydney. 2006. Allen & Unwin. 1st Ed. (10), 422 PP. Pictorial soft cover. Light foxing, mostly on prelims and outside page edges, o/wise fine. 23 x 15.4. 174114924X
Transported in 1824 on the convict ship Henry. Arrived Hobart 8th February 1825...
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$35

69798
BEARDOW, Keith
SAILORS IN THE RAF: The Story of the Marine Branch of the Royal AIR Force

London. 1993. Patrick Stephens Limited. 1st edition, with a forword by Air Vice-Marshal J. E. Johnson. 240 PP with b/w illustrations: 6 sets of RAF Marine Craft drawings and 95 photos. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Slight ageing of paper on top outside edge, o/wise fine. 24 x 16 1852604077
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$40

39055
BECHERVAISE, John
THE FAR SOUTH

Sydney. 1961. Angus & Robertson. 1st Ed. XVI, 103 PP with 2 maps, plus 12 pages with 19 b/w photos. Eps: Map of Antarctica. Hard cover. Ex library copy with 4 stamps, identification number on title page and spine, front part of dust jacket pasted down on front cover, comments of dust jacket pasted down opposite half title page. Good reading copy. 22.2 x 14.
History of Antarctica, physical description, climate, fauna and scientific work. described by a leader of A.N.A.R.E.
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$5

60904
BECKE, Louis
BY REEF AND BY PALM and THE EBBING OF THE TIDE

Melbourne. 2005. The Five Mile Press Pty Ltd Ist edition in the Australian Classic Edition, with an introduction by Peter Pierce. 256 PP. Hard cover, simile vellum on boards, simile leather on spine. Colour vignette on front cover, ribbon page-marker. Neaér fine. 24 x 16. 1741244293
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$10

67691
BEHOUNEK, Francesco
IL NAUFRAGIO DELLA SPEDIZIONE NOBILE SETTE SETTIMANI SUL PACK

Firenze, Italia. 1930. R. Bemporad & Figlio Editori. 4th edition. (10), 245, (3) PP, plus frontispiece (with tissue guard) and 42 pages with b/w illustrations (1 sketch plan of "Italia", 1 page of manuscript, 3 maps and 64 photos). Fp: portrait of Francesco Bouhenek. Hard cover, quarter bound, gilt title on leather spine. Slight ageing of paper. Italian text. A near fine copy. 23.2 x 15.
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$30

42939
BENHAM, Hervey
ONCE UPON A TIDE

London. 1971. Harrap. Revised edition of the 1955 original. 240 PP with 15 illustrations in line by Roger Finch, plus 30 pages with 85 b/w illustrations. Fp: The Mersey oyster smack Boadicea. FEP: 3 maps of the North Sea and 12 traditional craft. REP: The traditional gear of the East coast fisherman. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing on outside edges. Near fine. 22 x 14.5. 024550804X
Ships and seamen of England's East Coast seaboard.
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$15

55928
BERLITZ, Charles
THE MYSTERY OF ATLANTIS / THE BERMUDA TRIANGLE / WITHOUT A TRACE

London. 1977, 1978, 1978. Granada Publishing / Panther Books. Set of 3 volumes with slipcase.. Paperback edition. 188, (4) PP with figures, plus 8 pages with 13 b/w photos. 206, (2) PP with figures, plus 16 pages with 26 b/w illustrations. 222, (2) PP with figures, plus 16 pages with 25 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover, illustrated slipcase. Near fine set. 18.5 x 11.5. 0586048251
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$15

35599
BERNARD, Michel
LA COLONISATION PENITENTIAIRE EN AUSTRALIE 1788-1868

Paris. 1999. L'Harmattan. 1st Ed. in Collection Chemins de la Mémoire. 272 PP with 1 graph and 3 maps. Card cover. Fine. French text. 24 x 15.7. 2738481337
Penal settlements and the colonisation of the Australian continent.
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$40

70029
BLAKE, George
BIG SHIPS LITTLE SHIPS

London. 1944. The British Council / Longmans Green & Co. 1st Ed. No. 12 in the "Britain Advances" series. 32 PP with 25 b/w photos. Pictorial soft covers, staples. War economy paper. Foxing spots on covers. Very good. 21 x 15.2.
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$15

51477
BLANDFORD, Percy W.
RIGGING SAIL

Blue Ridge Summit, Pa. 1983. Tab Books Inc. 1st printing of the 1st edition. No. 1634 in the TAB Books series. VIII, 264 PP with 15 headpieces and 194 figures. Pictorial soft cover. Foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 23.5 x 19.7. 0830616349
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$10

10508
BONNER, Frederick
THE YACHTING SEASON OF 1845 - An Illustrated Facsimile Reprint of the Yachtsman's Annual and General Register

London. 1971. Nautical Publishing. Facsimile reprint of the 1845 original. (10), 230 PP with 4 sketch-maps and 13 b/w illust., plus 2 b/w plates. Hard cover, simile leather spine, gilt title on spine, dj. (price clipped). A little light foxing of dj and around the outside edger, o/wise near fine. 22 x 14.8. 0245507019
Yacht clubs: laws & regulations, list of members & yachts: Royal Yacht Squadron, Royal Thames Yacht Club, Royal Western Yacht Club... A delightful book.
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$20

14200
BONNETT, Stanley
THE PRICE OF ADMIRALTY, An Indictment of the Royal Navy 1805-1966

London. 1968. Robert Hale. 1st Ed. 272 PP plus 12 pages with 20 b/w illust. Hard cover, dj. Dedicatory note on front endpaper. Faint foxing on outside edges. Near fine. 22 x 14. 709104065
The cost to the Royal Navy after the Battle of Trafalgar, to 1966 when the Board of Admiralty was absorbed by the Ministry of Defence. Cost in terms of men: their achievements, their health and their dignity.
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$10

68921
BONNICHON, Philippe, GENY, Pierre & NEMO, Jean (editors)
PRESENCES FRANCAISES OUTRE-MER (XVIe-XXIe siècles) - Tome I

Paris. 2012. Académie des Sciences d'Outre-Mer / Karthala. 1st edition. Foreword by Abou Diouf and Preface by Xavier Darcos. Vol. I: 1190 PP, plus XII plates with b/w or colour illustrations.. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Faint foxing. Fine. 24 x 16. 9782811107376
Tome / Volume I - Histoire: Périodes et Continents / History: Chronology , Continents.
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$110

18389
BOWEN, John (Editor)
MODEL SHIPWRIGHT 40 - A Quarterly Journal of Ships and Ship Models

London. 1982. Conway. Issue No. 40, June 1982. 72 PP with b/w illust. Pictorial card covers. Near fine. 24 x 18.5. 0851772315
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$15

57700
BOWN, Mark & SIMMONS, Roger
R.M.S. "TITANIC", A Portrait in Old Picture Postcards

Loggerheads, UK. 1987. Brampton Publications. 1st Ed. Foreword by Donald Smith. (6), 98 PP with numerous b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Covers lightly soiled. Remainder mark on top outside edge, o/wise very good. Oblong: 15 x 21.5. 0951146955
White Star offices - Shipyard of Harland and Wolff - Accommodation - Sea trials - Sailing - Sinking and aftermath.
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$15

19151
BRADFORD, Ernle
THE MIGHTY HOOD

London. 1977. Coronet. 4th impression by Coronet of the 1959 original. 224 PP with 1 ship plan, 1 table & 2 maps. Paperback. Very good. 17.8 x 11.
The life and death of the Royal Navy's proudest ship.
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$15

43174
BREEZE, Geoffrey
SALLY FERRIES

London. 1990. Ferry Publications. 1st Ed., with a foreword by Michael J. Kingshott. 48 PP with 1 map, 2 plans, 4 profiles, 54 b/w and 7 colour photos Pict. card cover. Fine. Oblong: 14.7 x 21.
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$5

69840
BRICE, Martin
AXIS BLOCKADE RUNNERS OF WORLD WAR II

London. 1981. Batsford. 1st Ed. 160 PP, plus 16 pages with 33 b/w photos. Fp: The blockade runners' badge. Hard cover, dj. Ageing of paper around the edges, o/wise fine. 24 x 16. 0713426861
The feats of the German Merchant Marine bringing supplies to maintain the war effort.
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$20

69863
BROMBY, Robin
GERMAN RAIDERS OF THE SOUTH SEAS

Sydney. 1985. Doubleday. 1st Ed. 208 PP with 3 maps, and 85 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Foxing on top outside edge. Near fine. 26.4 x 18.8. 0868240931
War to evict the Germans from their Pacific possessions: the Emden, the Wolf and the See Adler.
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$35

39992
BROWN, Alan
LOCH LOMOND PASSENGER STEAMERS 1818-1989

London. 2000. Allan T. Condie Publications. 1st Ed. 128 PP with b/w illustrations (engravings, maps, photos) and 8 pages of colour illustrations (9 flags and funnels, 12 profiles, postcards and photos). Inside front cover: Map of Loch Lomond and Trossachs. Inside back cover: Map between the Clyde and Loch Lomond. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 29.8 x 20.8. 1856380288
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$15

57087
BROWN, Anthony
MYSTERY OF THE VENUS MUTINEERS (in Australian Heritage, No. 13)

Brighton, Victoria. 2008. Hallmark Editions Pty Ltd. Issue No. 13, Summer 2008. Contains article between P.41 and 46 with 1 map, 2 b/w and 4 colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.9 x 21.2.
Colonial brig Venus.
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$10

30035
BROWN, Bruce
GATTY: Prince of Navigators

Hobart. 1997. Libra. 1st Ed. VIII, 275 PP with 24 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 23.5 x 15.2. 0909619174
Tasmanian-born aviator, nicknamed "the Prince of Navigators" by Charles Lindbergh for inventing the navigational instruments he used. Author of: "The Raft Book" and "Nature is your Guide". Navigation research work with the Army Air Corps during WWII. Opening of Pan Am South Pacific route. The birth of Air Pacific...
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$40

69652
BROWN, J. D. & PICKETT, Bob
BUILD A CLANCY : A Step-by-Step Guide to Your First Boat

Camden, Maine. 1992. International Marine / McGraw-Hill. 1st Ed. V, 122 PP with b/w illustrations: drawings, plans, sketches and photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine (mint condition). 23.4 x 18.6. 0877423180
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$20

51915
BROWNLEE, Walter
THE NAVY THAT BEAT NAPOLEON

Cambridge. 1980. C. U. P. .1st edition in the Cambridge Introduction to the History of Mankind series. 48 PP with b/w illustrations (engravings, photos, sketches & plans). Pictorial soft cover. Covers sunned close to the spine, o/wise near fine. Oblong: 20.2 x 21.2. 0521221455
Launched 1860 as a reply to the previous building of Gloire designed by Dupuy de Lome as a threat to the Royal Navy. Her brief career (1871-1884), her demise, and her restoration from 1979.
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$5

21819
BUNCE, Pauline
THE COCOS (KEELING) ISLANDS, Australian Atolls in the Indian Ocean

Brisbane. 1988. Jacaranda / Cocos (Keeling) Island Council. 1st Ed. VIII, 144 PP with maps, tables, graphs & photos (b/w & colour). Title spread: Newly-wed Cocos/Malays/Australians. Eps. Pictorial card cover. Near fine. 25.4 x 19. 0701624574
Published at the time of Australia's Bicentennial. The atoll life, its history and its peoples.
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$45

58055
BURCHELL, David
MY WORLD, An Autobiography

Adelaide. 1988. Author. 1st Ed. Foreword by Sir James G. Hardy. VI, 253 PP with 3 plans and 61 b/w photos. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dedicatory note on title page signed by the author. Fine. 25.5 x 18. 0731647572
Scuba diving. Diving on H.M.A.S. Perth sunk in 1942 in Sunda Strait...
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$50

69796
BURDEN, Rodney A., DRAPER, Michael I., ROUGH, Douglas A. et al..
FALKLANDS: The Air War

London. 1987. Arms and Armour Press. Reprint of the 1986 original published by the British Aviation Research Group. Foreword by Janet McLeod. 480 PP with tables and hundreds of b/w illustrations (artworks, documents, silhouettes, maps and photos), plus 16 plates in colour with 43 photos and 51 Unit Badges. Eps: Map of the Falkland Islands. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Near fine. 25 x 19.5 0853688427
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$30

69497
BURNINGHAM, Nick
A SCURVY LIFE (in Signals No. 48)

Sydney. 1999. Australian National Maritime Museum. No. 48, September - November 1999. 32 PP, contains article from P. 6 to 9 with 4 b/w and 14 colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.7 x 21.
Shipboard life at the time of the Dutch jacht "Duyfken" visit to Australia in 1606.
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$10

18135
BURNS, Lt. Cdr. K. V.
DEVONPORT BUILT WARSHIPS SINCE 1860

Liskeard, Cornwall. 1981. Maritime Books. 1st Ed. 112 PP with 3 silhouettes and 60 b/w photos. Pictorial card cover. Very good. 20.6 x 14.8. 0950632376
From the Royalist of the Rosario Class, launched 1861, to the Scylla of the Leander Class, launched 1968.
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$5

42490
BURTON, Anthony
THE PAST AFLOAT

London. 1982. André Deutsch / BBC. 1st Ed. 191 PP with 6 figures, 14 colour and 142 b/w photos by Clive Coote. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 25.2 x 19.5. 0233974334
An introduction to Britain's seafaring history. Book accompanying an eight-part BBC television series
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$20

18322
BUTLER, J. Marjorie
LIKE AS THE WAVES

Melbourne. 1975. Marsh Walsh. 1st Ed. Foreword by the Very Rev. Dr. Alan C. Watson. VII, 169 PP with 3 illustrations, plus 8 b/w plates. Eps: General chart of New Holland. Pictorial stiff cover. Fine. 21.5 x 13.6. 0909342067
Voyages of discovery on the way to Australia with ships of exploration. Settlement of Australia with ships of passage. Transition from sail to steam.
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$10

51239
BUTLER, Richard
258 DAYS TO SYDNEY COVE

Sydney. 1984. CCH Australia Limited. 1st Ed. (8), 118 PP with 21 b/w illustrations. Title page: Governor Arthur Phillip raises the Union Jack at Sydney Cove on 26th January 1788). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 23 x 15.5. 0869036343
Australian history written with novelisation as part of the CCH Education series, Conflict in Australian Society.
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$25

19057
CABLE, Boyd
A HUNDRED YEAR HISTORY OF THE P. & O. 1837-1937, Peninsular & Oriental Steam Navigation Company

London. 1937. Ivor Nicholson and Watson. 1st Ed. X, 289 PP with 10 pages of silhouette sketches, plus 18 plates on full page (12 colour, 6 b/w). Fp (in colour): Armorial Bearings of the P & O. Eps: Maps of P & O routes. Original cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj. "Compliments" slip tipped in on preliminary page. Remnants of sellotape on top of half title page. Occasional foxing, o/wise a near fine copy. 24 x 19.
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$65

69267
CAPE HORNER
THE CAPE HORNER JOURNAL - No. 95, September 1987

Adelaide. 1987. Cape Horners - Australia Inc. Issue: No. 95 (September 1987). 60 PP (roneo-typed) with b/w illustrations by R. Walsh. Soft covers, illustration of the "Passat" on front cover by Robert Walsh. Very good. 21 x 14.5.
The Aim: "to perpetuate Ties of Comradeship and Friendship which bind Cape Horners throughout this Earth". No.95: Bordeaux Congress at the time of the 50th anniversary of A.I.C.H. / Amicale Internationale des Capitaines au Long-Cours Cap-Horniers.
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$5

69270
CAPE HORNER
THE CAPE HORNER JOURNAL - No. 99, October 1988

Adelaide. 1988. Cape Horners - Australia Inc. Issue: No. 99 (October 1988). 36 PP (roneo-typed) with b/w illustrations by R. Walsh. Soft covers, illustration of "Crew members of Parma rowing to visit Pamir" front cover by Robert Walsh. Very good. 21 x 14.5.
The Aim: "to perpetuate Ties of Comradeship and Friendship which bind Cape Horners throughout this Earth".
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$5

69418
CARR, Frank G. G.
SAILING BARGES

London. 1931. Hodder and Stoughton. 1st Ed. 328 PP with 5 tail pieces, and 17 figures, plus 42 b/w plates with 47 photos and 1 folded plate in colour with 25 house flags. Fp (in colour): Ethel Everard, in London River. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Covers rubbed at hinges and outside edges. Free fly of front endpaper with note to and address of previous owner. Occasional foxing on outside edges. A 3 page article "Drowsy Ships", by A.G. Pearson, (Country Life, January 31, 1947) loosely inserted. Very good. 22.8 x 15.
Barges on the Thames and Medway, Boomies, big barges... barges as yachts.
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$35

69683
CARRERE D'ENCAUSSE, Helene
LENIN - Revolution and Power

London. 1982. Longman. 1st paperback edition translated from the 1979 French original, by Valence Ionescu . Volume 1 in "A History of the Soviet Union 1917-1953". 279 PP. Pictorial soft cover. Ex library copy with discreet stamps on endpapers, verso of title page, lower outside edge, and shelf number at foot of spine. Excellent reading copy. 19.7 x 12.8. 0582295599
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$10

69288
CARRUTHERS, Steven L.
JAPANESE SUBMARINE RAIDERS, 1942: A Maritime Mystery

Sydney. 2006. Casper Publications. Revised edition of the 1982 original. 264 PP with 1 plan, 4 graphs, 8 maps and 63 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Brief hand written note on page facing title page, o/wise a near fine copy. 23 x 16. 0977506304
Japanese midget submarine against the US defences at Pearl Harbour, the British forces at Diego Suarez and in Sydney Harbour.
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$20

69750
CARVER, Michael
WAR SINCE 1945

London. 1980. Weidenfeld and Nicolson. 1st Ed. XIV, 322 PP with 18 maps (some with insets, and 2 on double page), plus 16 pages with 29 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Ex Library copy with stamps on title page (recto / verso) and lower outside edge. Very good. 24 x 16. 0297778463
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$15

70016
CASSELLS, Vic
FOR THOSE IN PERIL ...

Sydney. 1995. Kangaroo Press. 1st Ed. 269 PP with 99 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Light bump on lower corner of book, o/wise fine. 22.5 x 15.2. 0864177348
A comprehensive listing of the ships and men of the Royal Australian Navy who have paid the supreme sacrifice in the wars of the twentieth century.
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$35

69537
CASSON, Lionel
THE ANCIENT MARINERS, Seafarers and Sea Fighters of the Mediterranean in Ancient Times

London. 1959. Victor Gollancz. 1st Ed. XX, (2), 286 PP with 6 figures & 2 maps, plus 16 plates with 43 b/w illustrations. FEP: The Mediterranean & Black Seas. REP: The Near & Far East. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Foxing on outside edges, both endpapers and inside dust jacket. Signature of previous owner at top of front endpaper. Very good. 22.2 x 15.
From the dim beginnings of sea conquest to the great maritime empires of antiquity: Egyptian, Cretian, Mycenian & Grecian, Phoenician.
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$10

69600
CATLING, Gordon
SAILING AND CRUISING FOR EVERYONE

London. 1956. Nicholas Kaye. 1st Ed. 110 PP with 2 tables and b/w illustrations by Winston Megoran (9 drawings and 39 figures). Fp: Work and Pleasure combined. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Name of previous owner at top of front endpaper. Foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 18.7 x 12.4.
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$10

33731
CHARLEWOOD, Geoff
TROOPSHIP MEMORIES - A Dip in the Ocean

London. 1996. Navigator Books. 1st Ed. (10), 126 PP with 12 b/w photos (11 of ships). Pictorial card cover. Fine. 23.2 x 15.6. 0902830627
On the Passenger ships of the "British India" Company, between 1941 and 1946.
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$30

66165
CHARLWOOD, Don
THE LONG FAREWELL

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

55518
CHESSELL, Gwen
ALEXANDER COLLIE: Colonial Surgeon, Naturalist and Explorer

Perth. 2008. University of Western Australia Press. 1st Ed. XVI, 224 PP with 4 maps, plus 8 pages with 3 b/w and 5 colour plates. Pictorial soft cover. Light foxing on prelims and outside page edges, o/wise fine 23.5 x 15.5. 9780980296532
A surgeon aboard the HMS Sulphur, he accompanied Lt. Governor James Stirling to Western Australia's fledgling Swan River Colony in 1829. Collie's expeditions across the state's southwest with his aboriginal guide Mokkare yielded many botanical, geographical and meteorological discoveries essential to the colony's expansion and development over subsequent decades.
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$35

19474
CHICHESTER, Francis
THE LONELY SEA AND THE SKY

London. 1967. Pan Books. 5th paperback printing in 1967 of the 1964 original. 400 PP with 12 line drawings, plus 8 pages with 13 bw photos. Pictorial soft cover. Paper browned, o/wise good. 18 x 11.
Autobiography of the man who undertook the first solo long distance sea-plane flight in 1931 and the first solo sailing race across the Atlantic.
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$5

31461
CHRISS, M., & HAYES, G. R.
AN INTRODUCTION TO CHARTS AND THEIR USE

Glasgow. 1972. Brown, Son & Ferguson. Reprint of the 3rd edition of 1964 (original of 1944). VII, 95 PP with 75 figures, plus 1 large folded chart in rear pocket. Pictorial soft cover with number on top corner. Stamp of previous owner on front endpaper, 7 words highlighted in foreword, o/wise contents clean and a very good copy. 21.5 x 14.
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$15

55840
CLARK, Robin, REX, Lindsay & ROBERTSON, Doug
AUSTRALIAN SHIPPING COMMISSION - THE AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL LINE 1956-1981

London. 1982. World Ship Society. 1st Ed., with a foreword by Sir John Williams. 120 PP with 2 maps and 143 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21 x 14.6. 090561723
History and fleet list.
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$20

69834
CLARKSON, John & FENTON, Roy
NEW ZEALAND AND FEDERAL LINES

Preston, UK. 1995. John & Marion Clarkson. 1st Ed., in the Ships in Focus series. 89 PP with 194 b/w photos. Title page: Surrey, 1929. Laminated pictorial boards. Fine. 30.2 x 21.2. 0952117940
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$35

69844
CLARKSON, John, HARVEY, Bill & FENTON, Roy
BLUE FUNNEL LINE

Preston, UK. 1998. Ships in Focus Publications. 1st Ed., in the Ships in Focus series. 192 PP with 430 b/w and 18 colour photos. Title page: "Alcinous", in 1973. FEP: "Calchas" in Saigon, and "Telemachus" at New York. REP: "Centaur" in Malacca Straits, and "Neleus" at Brisbane in January 1958. Laminated pictorial boards. Fine. 30.5 x 21.4. 1901703010
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$60

41286
CLEMENTS, Rex
A GIPSY OF THE HORN - The narrative of a voyage round the world in a Windjammer twenty years ago

London. 1939. Longmans. August 1939 impression of the 1938 abridged edition (by W. T. Hutchins), in the Heritage of Literature Series. (6), 186 PP with 6 pen & ink drawings by N. A. D. Wallis. Cloth cover. Head and foot of spine worn. Address of previous owners on front endpaper and half title page. Small ink stain in front margin of page 38. Good reading copy. Small format: 17 x 11.5.
Life on board and seeing the world on the Scottish barque Arethusa.
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$10

70100
COAD, David
PORT CYGNET 1914-1919

Kingston, Tasmania. 2014. Author. 1st Ed. Volume 4 in "A History of Tasmania" series. (2), II, 199 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft covers. Fine. 29.5 x 20.8 9780980692358
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$25

69593
COLES, K. Adlard & BRUCE, Peter
HEAVY WEATHER SAILING

Camden, Maine, USA. 1992. International Marine. 4th edition of the 1967 original, revised by Peter Bruce. Foreword by Peter Blake. XII, 411 PP with b/w illustrations (diagrams, maps and photos). Hard cover, dj. Fine. 25.5 x 18.5.
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$20

69467
COLFELT, David & BRADLEY, David
THE COMPLETE YACHTSMAN'S HANDBOOK TO THE WHITSUNDAY PASSAGE

Sydney. 1980. Windward Publications. 1st Ed. 264 PP with b/w and colour illust. (maps and plans, drawings and photos, including aerial views of Islands), plus large folded map in colour of the Great Barrier Reef. Illustrated endpapers. Pictorial card cover. Light crease on front cover. Very good. 27.5 x 20.8. 0959472517
First part: The Whitsundays and the Great Barrier Reef (resorts, camping, visiting, boating...). Second part: Anchorages of the Whitsundays with maps, plans...
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$15

52422
COOK, Graeme
NONE BUT THE VALIANT - Stories of War at Sea

London. 1972. Rupert Hart-Davis. 1st Ed. 154 PP, plus 16 pages with 1 painting and 26 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Note at top corner of front endpaper, o/wise near fine. 22.2 x 13.7. 0246105399
Submarine Patrol. U-Boat Attack... Raider at Large... Raid on St Nazaire...
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$10

70004
COOK, Graeme
SMALL BOAT RAIDERS

London. 1977. Hart-Davis, Macgibbon. 1st Ed. 131 PP. Hard cover, dj. Ex Library copy with stamps on half title page, renewed endpapers and sellotape marks on cover and inside of dust jacket. Very good reading copy. 22.2 x 14. 024610807X
Actions of the small boats (motor torpedo, patrol torpedo, motor guns..), as well as the human torpedoes and midget submarines.
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$10

51405
COOMBES, John L.
TALL SHIPS: The Sixteen Square Riggers of Australia and New Zealand

Wollombi, NSW. 2006. Exisle Publishing. 1st Ed. 128 PP with 1 pin rail diagram and 200 colour photos. Hard cover, dj. Fine. Oblong: 29 x 21.5. 0908988842
Alma Doepel, built 1903... James Craig, launched 1874. Replicas: Bounty... Endeavour... One and All... Windeward Bound... Young Endeavour.
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$35

69937
COWDEN, James E. & DUFFY, John, O.C.
THE ELDER DEMPSTER FLEET HISTORY 1852-1985

Norfolk. 1986. Mallett & Bell. 1st Ed. Foreword by Kenneth H. Birch. XVI, 528 PP with maps, line drawings, plans, and b/w photos, plus 10 pages with 7 colour illustrations & 2 colour photos. Fp (in colour): Moonlight Rendezvous,fom a painting by John Stobart. Eps: Map of the West Coast of Central Africa. Hard cover, gilt title on front board and spine, dj. Fine. 30.2 x 21.5. 0950945315
Fleet list of 586 ships. From the iron screw schooner Forerunner to the developments of the mid-1980's.
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$70

15464
CRAIG, Robert D.
CAPTAIN COOK IN THE PACIFIC

Laie, Hawaii. 1978. Brigham Young University 1st Ed., in the Pamphlets Polynesia series published by the Brigham Young University. 32 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 19 x 14.
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$5

70022
CREE, Nicholas
EMPRESS IN MELBOURNE - Recollections from the 1938 Visit

Melbourne. 1991. Author. 1st Ed. 32 PP with 10 b/w photos & 1 facsimile of menu. Pict. card cover. Near fine. Oblong: 15 x 20.8. 0959560645
6th April, 1938: Call at Melbourne of the biggest passenger ship of the time.
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$15

69817
CUBBIN, Graeme
HARRISONS OF LIVERPOOL - A Chronicle of Ships and Men 1830 - 2002

Gravesend / Preston, UK. 2003. World Ship Society / Ships in Focus Publications. 1st Ed. Foreword by Sir Thomas Pilkington. XII, 13-400 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (map, plans, photos and 3 pages with 20 Flags and 13 Funnels). Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 30.2 x 21.3. 9781901703481
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$100

55351
DANEEL, Oumatjie
MY SHIPS AND THEIR MEN

Cape Town. 1972. Howard Timmins. 1st Ed. 138 PP, plus 8 pages with 16 b/w photos. Eps: Certificate of the "Order of the Salty Springbook". Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Fine. 21. 7 x 14.2.
Reminiscences of a South African woman waterfront reporter.
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$25

65743
DAVISON, Jon & ALLIBONE, Tom
BENEATH SOUTHERN SEAS: The Silent Service

Perth. 2005. University of Western Australia Press. 1st Ed. Foreword by Kim Beazley, MP. 232 PP with b/w illustrations (plan of the Collins class submarine and 35 photos) and colour illustrations (13 crest / badges and photos). Eps: photo montage. Cloth cover, gilt title on front board and spine, dj. Dust jacket has a small repair at top of spine, o/wise fine. 30.6 x 24.5. 1920694625
Life on board Australia's submarines.
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$45

41968
DEANE, Rev. Wallace
THE STRANGE ADVENTURES OF A WHALE'S TOOTH - A Missionary Story of Fiji for young people and others

Sydney. 1919. Epworth Printing and Publishing / The Methodist Book Depot. 1st Ed. 169, (3 publications) PP, plus 15 b/w plates. Fp: Tabua / The Great Whale's Tooth. Cloth cover, b/w illustration by author pasted down as a vignette on front cover. Light foxing. Near fine. Scarce. 19 x 13.
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$60

69519
DEPARTMENT OF DEFENCE
AUSTRALIAN NAVAL HISTORY

Canberra. 1977. Department of Defence / A.G.P.S. Revised edition of the 1973 original.. 14 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 29.5 x 21. 0642031398
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$5

69980
DEVENISH, John F.
SAILORS IN CIVIES

Ellenbrook, WA. 2005. Author. 1st Ed. (6), 160 PP with b/w illustrations: facsimile of documents (house-flags, letters, logbooks, discharge booklets ... and over 90 photos). Soft cover. Fine. Scarce. 29.2 x 20.7. 0646453068
Life of sailors of the British Merchant Ships of the Blue Star Line, during the 1950's and 1960's.
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$80

69694
DIGGINS, Tracey
WHO'S EATING WHO? ... an Antarctic and Southern Ocean Mystery

Hobart. c. 2001. Australian Government / Australian Antarctic Division. Juvenile edition. No pagination, 16 PP with colour illustrations. Pictorial soft covers, staples. Fine. 29.5 x 21.
Tiny krill, to fishes, birds, seals and whales.
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$5

70050
DONALDSON, Captain A.
FIFTY YEARS TOO SOON

Melbourne. 1948. Whitcombe & Tombs. 1st Ed. 328 PP with 22 b/w photos (8 on full page). Fp: Portrait of the author. Cloth cover, device on front cover, title on front cover and spine. Hinge of back cover split at head, lower fore edge of front cover worn. Faint foxing spots on outside edges. Name of previous owner at top of title page. Number on FFEP and ititials on inside back cover. Contents clean and still a very good copy. 18.7 x 12.5.
Reminiscences of fifty-one years spent at sea. From 1894, embarking at 14 years of age, life on the 3-masted barque "Inveresk", sailing with Blue Funnel, then joining Burns Philp before WWI. Prisoner of the "Wolf" after the sinking of Matunga. WWII experiences, etc..
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$20

69156
DUDSZUS, Alfred & KÖPCKE, Alfred
DAS GROSSE BUCH DER SCHIFFSTYPEN: Dampfschiffe, Motorschiffe, Meerestechnik

Berlin. 1990. Transpress Verlagsgesellschaft. 1st edition. Volume 2. 320 PP with hundreds of b/w illustrations (drawings, sketches, plans, photos ...) and 60 colour plates. FEP: 21 sketches of paddle steamers. REP: 21 sketches of paddle boats. Cloth cover, dj. Fine (mint condition). German text. 30.5 x 24.7. 3344003747
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$25

69155
DUDSZUS, Alfred, HENRIOT, Ernest & KRUMREY, Friedrich
DAS GROSSE BUCH DER SCHIFFSTYPEN: Schiffe, Boote, Flösse unter Riemen und Segel

Berlin. 1987. Transpress Verlagsgesellschaft. 1st edition. 252 PP with hundreds of b/w illustrations (drawings, sketches, plans, photos ...) and 53 colour plates. FEP: Schooners (I & II). REP: Clippers (I & II). Cloth cover, dj. Fine (mint condition). German text. 30.5 x 24.7. 3613500582
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$25

22638
DUNMORE, John
VISIONS & REALITIES, France in the Pacific 1695-1995

Waikanae, New Zealand. 1997. Heritage Press. 1st Ed. 320 PP with b/w illust. (maps, photos) in text. Pict. card cover. Fine. 21 x 14.8. 0908708416
The first complete history of the French presence in the Pacific from the days of Louis XIV to the post-nuclear period, including the political development of all the French territories.
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$10

69451
DURRANT, Lawrence
THE SEAWATCHERS - The Story of Australia's Coast Radio Service

Sydney. 1986. Angus & Robertson. 1st Ed. XII, 248 PP with b/w & colour illustrations. Hard cover, dj. A near fine copy. 26 x 18. 0207151989
Coastal radio stations & the island radio service, the war years in Australia & New Guinea, life on Willis Islet (Coral Sea) ...
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$35

50303
DUXBURY, Ken
SEASTATE AND TIDES

London. 1977. Stanford Maritime Limited. 1st Ed. (8), 84 PP with b/w illustrations (23 figures and 4 photos). Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 21.5 x 14. 0540072672
Wind and Water, Waves and the Land, Currents in the Oceans, Tides, The Moving Ocean Beds.
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$15

68628
DUYKER, Edward
CITIZEN LABILLARDIERE - A Naturalist 's Life in Revolution and Exploration (1755-1834)

Melbourne. 2004. Miegunyah Press. Paperback edition of the 2003 original. XX, 383, (3) PP with 12 maps, plus 16 pages with 18 b/w illustrations. Pictorial card covers. Fine. 24.3 x 16.5. 0522851606
Naturalist with the Bruny d'Entrecasteaux expedition with calls in Van Diemens Land, New Holland, the Friendly Islands, New Caledonia...
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$30

59515
DUYKER, Edward (editor)
THE DISCOVERY OF TASMANIA, Journal Extracts from the Expeditions of Abel Janszoon Tasman and Marc-Joseph Marion Dufresne

Hobart. 1992. St.David's Park. 1st Ed. XIV, 106 PP with 15 b/w illustrations. Pictorial hard cover. Few foxing spots on covers and outside edges, o/wise near fine. 24.4 x 16.8. 0724622411
Transcription & translation into English of the journal extracts from the first two European expeditions to Tasmania: the Dutch with Tasman & the French with Marion Dufresne, respectively in 1642 & 1772.
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$25

16336
DWYER, Barry & BUCHANAN, Neil
THE RESCUE OF ELIZA FRASER

Noosa. 1986. Dwyer & Buchanan. 150th Anniversary Ed. IV, 50 PP with maps, sketches & photos. Pictorial soft covers (stapled) are a little browned around edges, with a few small soil spots. Previous owner's signature (Drury Clarke) on front cover plus his personal notes on the launching of the book stapled on inside rear cover. Signed by the author on the inside front cover, thanking Dr. Drury Clarke, then President of the Queensland Historical Society, for his launching of the publication. Contains 2 loosely inserted relevant newspaper articles. A very good copy. Scarce. 29.7 x 21. 0959078819
Rescue of Eliza Fraser, following the wreck of the "Stirling Castle" with 13 appendices for explanations.
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$70

69745
DWYER, Philip
NAPOLEON - Passion, Death and Resurrection 1815 - 1840

London. 2018. Bloomsbury. 1st paperback edition. XIV, 390, (4) PP with 1 map of St Helena (with location map) and 14 b/w illustrations, plus 16 pages with 25 colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. New. 23.3 x 15.3. 9781408891759
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$40

69964
EKLUND, Gunnar, JOHANSSON, Algot et al..
VIKING LINE - 25

Mariehamn, Aland Islands. c. 1984. Viking Line. 1st Ed. 48 PP with tables, 7 graphs, 28 colour and 51 b/w photos. Pictorial card cover (chart between Helsinki, Mariehamn and Stockholm). Covers slightly rubbed. Near fine. Scarce. Oblong: 19.5 x 21.
Shipping line with ferries trading between Finland, the Aland islands and Sweden, started in 1959 and celebrating their 25th anniversary.
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$40

69920
ELBERT, Samuel H. & MONBERG, Torben
FROM THE TWO CANOES - Oral Traditions of Rennell and Bellona Islands

Copenhagen & Honolulu. 1965. Danish National Museum & University of Hawaii Press. 1st Ed. Volume I - Language and Culture of Rennell and Bellona Islands series. X, 428 PP with 1 figure and over 15 genealogy trees, plus 8 pages with 15 b/w photos, and 3 folded plates (2 of them maps) at rear of book. Soft cover, illustrated front. Front cover with a crease. Signature of previous owner, and date of purchase in Honiara at top of first page. Very faint foxing on outside edges. Rennellese or Bellonese and English text. Very good. 25.5 x 18.
Two Polynesian outliers South of the Solomon Islands.
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$45

69585
ELLAM, Patrick & MUDIE, Colin
SOPRANINO

London. 1986. Grafton Books / Collins. 1st paperback edition of the 1954 original. 222 PP with b/w illustrations (1 diagram and 5 maps). Pictorial soft covers. Fine. 21.5 x 13.5. 0246129433
Voyages of a clinker-built, fin-keel Bermudan sloop of less than 20 feet in length. Dover, Falmouth, El Ferrol, Lisbon, Casablanca, Canary Islands, Barbados and the West Indies, Cuba, US East coast inland waterways from Miami to New York.
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$10

64368
ELLIS, M. H.
LACHLAN MACQUARIE - His Life, Adventures and Times

Sydney. 1947. Dymock's Book Arcade. 1st edition. XIV, 697, (1) PP, plus 1 b/w and 7 coloured plates. Fp (in colour): Lieutenant-Colonel Lachlan Macquarie. FEP: Map "Macquarie's New South Wales". REP: Map "Macquarie's India. Cloth cover, device in blind on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket lightly soiled and with repaired tears. Slight ageing and foxing of paper. Near fine. 25.2 x 19.5.
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$50

69507
ESSO / BHP
MAERSK GIANT / BASS STRAIT PLATFORM

Melbourne ?. c.1989. Essa / BHP. Poster (double sided) with colour photos. Recto: "Maersk Giant", the first jack-up drilling rig to work in Bass Strait. Verso: semi-submersible Derrick Barge DB101, lifting the platform on Whiting field, Bass Strait. Near fine. Format - Poster: 59.6 x 42. / Folded: 29.8 x 21.
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$5

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

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

34014
FARRINGTON, Karen
SHIPWRECKS

London. 1999. Parkgate Books. 1st Ed. 144 PP with 139 b/w photos. Title spread: Wreck on the Skeleton Coast, Namibia, providing nesting site for local seabirds. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Fine. 31.3 x 23.7. 1902616138
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$20

38879
FENTON, Roy, & CLARKSON, John (editors)
BRITISH SHIPPING FLEETS

Preston. 2000. Ships in Focus Publications. 1st Ed. 192 PP with 1 plan, 2 facsimiles of document, and 311 b/w photos. Title page: Manchester Faith. Eps: House-Flags and Funnels (in colour) of 9 shipping lines. Pictorial laminated boards. Discreet name of previous owner on front endpaper, o/wise fine. 30.2 x 21.5. 1901703215
Manchester Liners. Joseph Fisher and Sons. Runciman (London) Ltd and Canatlantic Ltd. John T. Rennie and Sons. Cardiff Hall Line. The Carron Company.
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$25

40975
FERGUSON, Richard
PEARLS OF THE PAST - A Biography of one of Australia's Pioneers, Captain Frank Biddles

Perth. 2001. Author. 1st editon with a foreword by Di Morrissey. VIII, 215 PP with 8 figures and 59 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. FIne. 24.5 x 16.5. 0957920709
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$30

70056
FERGUSON, Sandy
FROM BURMA TO BARRA - The life and times of a Marine Superintendent

Isle of Gigha, Argyll, Scotland. 2008. Ardminish Press. 1st Ed. 158 PP with b/w illustrations, plus XXIV pages with 15 b/w illustrations (1 letter, 1 newspaper clipping and 13 photos) and 32 colour photos. Pictorial soft covers. Faint foxing spots on top outside edge, o/wise fine. Scarce. 21 x 14.7. 9780955376535
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$60

69400
FINCH, Roger
A CROSS IN THE TOPSAIL - An account of the shipping interests of R. & W. Paul Ltd., Ipswich

Ipswich, UK. 1979. The Boydell Press. 1st Ed., with a foreword by W.S.H. Paul. XIV, 122 PP with b/w illustrations (line drawings by the author, documents, drawings and 65 b/w photos). Fp: the "Ena" a barge-yacht, built 1906. Eps: Coasts of Norfolk, Suffolk and Kent. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, top edge tinted, dj (price clipped). Spine of dust jacket is a little sunned. Remnants of old watermarks along the lower part of book with a little ruffling, however, not affecting text or illustrations. Faint foxing. Still a very good clean copy. 25.2 x 19.5. 0851151132
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$20

21794
FINKEL, George
THE DUTCHMAN BOLD, The Story of Abel Tasman

Sydney. 1975. Angus & Robertson. 1st Ed. VII, 151 PP with 2 maps and 3 line drawings. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Dust jacket with rubbed patch on lower part of front cover. Occasional foxing, o/wise a very good clean copy. 21.4 x 13.4. 0207131139
Voyage to Japan then voyages of discovery towards Australia & New Zealand.
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$15

22411
FISHER, Bob & PICKTHALL, Barry
OCEAN CONQUEST

Boston. 1993. Little Brown & Co. 1st Ed. 160 PP with 1 map, 5 sketch-plans and colour photos. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 31.2 x 23.5. 0316904694
The official story of the Whitbread Round the World Race: Past, Present and Future. Races of 1973-74, 1977-78, 1981-82, 1985-86, 1989-90 & 1993-94.
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$15

69802
FORSYTH, Robert
SHADOW OVER THE ATLANTIC - The Luftwaffe and the U-boats: 1943-45

Oxford. 2017. Osprey Publishing. 1st Ed. 312 PP with tables and 2 drawings, plus 40 pages with 2 "Emblems" in colour and b/w illustrations (1 map, 4 artworks, and 63 photos). Hard cover, dj. Fine (mint condition). 24 x 16. 9781472820457
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$25

45015
FOSTER, John
HANDS TO BOARDING STATIONS - Australian Minesweeper HMAS Hawk

Sydney. 2003. Australian Military History Publications. 1st Ed., with a foreword from HRH The Prince of Wales. X, 125 PP with 9 maps and diagrams, and 48 photographs and documents. Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. 25.2 x 17.8. 1876439211
Operations in the Indonesian Confrontation 1965-1966.
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$35

68616
FOSTER, Thomas
The Pictorial History of SEA BATTLES...

Sydney. 1974. Paul Hamlyn. 1st Australian edition. 128 PP with maps, b/w and colour illustrations. Hard cover (laminated), dj. Name of previous owner on FEP (blocked out). Stamp of "The Tasmanian Maritime and Folk Museum" on title page. Very good. 29 x 22. 0600073076
The struggle for control of the sea from slave galleys (Salamis and Preveza) to battleships (Bismarck, Tirpitz and battle of Leyte Gulf).
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$5

69307
FOWLES, John
SHIPWRECK, Photography by the Gibsons of Scilly

London. 1981. Sphere Books Ltd. Reprint of the 1974 original. No pagination, 48 PP with 2 maps and 36 b/w photos. Title page : Glenbervie ashore. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. Oblong: 20.2 x 25.2. 0722136358
The pictorial records of the Gibson family of the Scillies, started in 1860, on tall ships & working boats, steamships & motor vessels.
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$5

69835
FRICKER, Philip J.
BEKEN OF COWES OCEAN LINERS

Corsham, UK. 1992. Reed's Nautical Books. 1st Ed. 319 PP with over 150 b/w & colour photographs by the Beken family (Frank William, Alfred Keith and Kenneth John). Fp (in colour): "Majesty of the Seas" of the Royal Caribbean Cruise Line in April 1992. Hard cover, dj with a light crease and a couple of small nicks. Foxing spots on half title page and last page and inside of dust jacket, o/wise a near fine copy. Large oblong: 25 x 32. 0947637427
Splendid pictures covering over a hundred years. From the Albert Ballin to the Windhuk and the Windsor Castle with details and short history of each vessel together with a b/w or colour photo.
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$70

58014
GARDINER, Robert (editor)
CONWAY'S HISTORY OF THE SHIP (set of 12 Volumes)

London. 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995 & 1996. Conway Maritime Press. Edition limited to 2000 hand numbered copies (this set No. 930). Set of 12 volumes for a total of 2378 pages, with hundreds of illustrations. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Few foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise a fine set. 30.2 x 25.2.
The Earliest Ships, by Arne Emil Christensen. The Age of the Galley, by Professor John Morrison. Cogs, Caravels and Galleons, by Professor Richard W. Unger. The Line of Battle, by Brian Lavery. The Heyday of Sail, by Dr Philip Bosscher. The Advent of Steam, by Dr Basil Greenhill. Steam Steel & Shellfire, by Dr Andrew Lambert. Sail's Last Century, by Dr Basil Greenhill. Eclipse of the Big Gun, by David K Brown. The Golden Age of Shipping, by Ambrose Greenway. Navies in the Nuclear Age, by Dr Norman Friedman. The Shipping Revolution, by Alastair Couper.
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$750

19781
GARDINER, Robert (Editor)
FLEET BATTLE AND BLOCKADE, The French Revolutionary War 1793-1797

London. 1996. Chatham Publishing. 1st Ed. in the Chatham Pictorial Histories series. 192 PP with bw illust. (drawings, engravings, paintings, plans...). Title spread: The Inshore Squadron, under Nelson's command off Cadiz in the summer 1797. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 29.6 x 25. 1861760183
Home waters: Glorious 1st of June, Bridport's action... War on trade: in the West Indies, the East Indies, capture of the Cape... Mediterranean: occupation of Toulon, Battle of Cape St. Vincent... Channel and Ireland: Invasion of Wales by the Black Legion, Battle of Camperdown...
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$30

38874
GARRAN, Sir Robert, et al ..
1901 - COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA - 1951 (in South-West Pacific)

Canberra. c. 1951. News and Information Bureau. Issue No. 28, New Series. 64 pages with b/w illustrations. Illustrated soft cover. Fine. 27.2 x 20.8.
The fight for Federation by Sir Robert Garran. Fruitful Fifty years of Nationhood, by Hon. R.C. Wilson. A Nation Culture in the Making, by Charles Moses... Stone Age to World Power, by Eric Kennedy.
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$20

38692
GILLES, Daniel
ALONE - The Observer Book of the Single-handed Transatlantic Race

London. 1977. Angus & Robertson. 1st English edition of the 1976 French original, with a preface by Eric Tabarly. 214 PP with plans & sketches of competing yachts, maps plus 32 pages with 86 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 24 x 16.5. 0207957584
Origins of the transatlantic race, inaugural race of 1960 then races of 1964, 68, 72 & 76.
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$15

64117
GILLETT, Ross
AUSTRALIAN AND NEW ZEALAND WARSHIPS 1914-1945

Sydney. 1983. Doubleday. 1st Ed. 360 PP with 600 b/w photos & 100 line drawings. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 26.2 x 26.2. 0868240958
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$60

69587
GLASSPOOL, John
OPEN BOAT CRUISING

Lymington, U.K. 1973. Nautical. 1st Ed. 112 PP with b/w illustrations: 49 figures and 12 photos. Line drawings by Jane Michaelis. Hard cover, dust jacket (laminated and pasted down on covers). Copy lacking the title page. A very good reading copy. 21.5 x 15. 0245518746
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$10

69563
GLEN-L Marine Designs
BOOK OF BOAT DESIGNS: Plans, Patterns, and Kits for the home boatbuilder

Bellflower, Ca. 1998. Glen-L Marine Designs. Edition for the 46th year. 176 PP with hundreds of b/w illustrations (plans and photos). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. Oblong: 21.2 x 27.6.
Catalogue covering over 200 designs.
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$10

55507
GODARD, Philippe & DE KERROS, Tugdual
1772: THE FRENCH ANNEXATION OF NEW HOLLAND: The Tale of Louis de Saint Aloüarn

Perth. 2008. Western Australia Museum. 1st English edition. Translated from the 2002 French original, by Odette Margot, Myra Stanbury & Sue Baxter. (10), 269, (3) PP with 2 tables and b/w illustrations (18 head pieces, 17 facsimile of documents), plus 48 PP with 68 b/w or colour plates. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 23.6 x 15.3. 9781920843984
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$30

70036
GOLDBERG, Mark H.
SHIPS OF THE LIBERA LINE

Amsterdam. 1987. A. J. Hilgersom. 1st Ed., with a foreword by Frank O. Braynard. 92 PP with 34 b/w illustrations: 2 posters and 32 photos, plus 1 folded plate (cabin plan of the cargo / passenger ship "Piave") and the "Addenda & Corrgenda" in a pocket at rear of book. . Soft covers, illustrated front. Foxing spots on covers and top outside edge. Very good. 22 x 15. 9070135094
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$25

69571
GOUGEON
GELCOAT BLISTERS: Diagnosis, Repair & Prevention - A guide for repairing and preventing gelcoast blisters with West System Brand Epoxy

Bay City, Michigan. 1991. Gougeon Brothers Inc. 1st Ed. Catalogue No. 002-650. (4), 51 PP with b/w illustrations: 1 photo, drawings, and sketches. Soft cover, illustrated front, punch holes for ring binder, o/wise fine. 26.7 x 20.2. 1878207121
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$15

69572
GOUGEON
WOODENBOAT RESTORATION & REPAIR: A Guide to restore the structure, improve the appearance, reduce the maintenance and prolong the life of wooden boats with West System Brand Epoxy

Bay City, Michigan. 1990. Gougeon Brothers Inc. September 1990 edition. Catalogue No. 002-970. (3), 76, (1) PP with b/w illustrations: photos, drawings, and sketches. Soft cover, illustrated front. Fine. 26.7 x 20.2. 187820713X
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$15

69570
GOUGEON, Meade & Jan
FIBERGLASS BOAT REPAIR & MAINTENANCE, with West System Epoxy

Bay City, Michigan. 1988. Gougeon Brothers Inc. Revised edition of the 1987 original. Catalogue No. 002-550. (4), 60 PP with b/w illustrations: 5 photos, drawings, and sketches. Soft cover, illustrated front. Fine. 26.7 x 20.2.
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$15

70093
GRAHAM, Duncan
SUNSET ON THE CLYDE

Glasgow. 1993. Neil Wilson Publishing. 1st Ed. 160 PP with 65 b/w illustrations, plus 12 pages with 14 colour photos. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Faint foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise a fine copy. 25 x 19. 1897784198
A purser in the 1950s recalls the days of the last summers on the water.
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$25

69888
GRAY, Howard
JAMBINBIRRI - CHAMPION BAY - Geraldton Western Australia: a pictorial and narrative history

Geraldton, W.A. 2018. Westralian Books. 1st Ed. VI, 246 PP with b/w & colour illustrations: charts, maps and plans, coastal views, paintings and photos. Eps: chart of "The Houtman Rocks", of 1845. Pictorial soft cover. Signed by the author on title page. New. Oblong: 23 x 29. 9780648416906
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$95

69426
GREENHILL, Basil
THE MERCHANT SCHOONERS, Volume I

London. 1951. Percival Marshall. 1st Ed. Volume I: XVIII, (2), 244 PP with 3 tail pieces & 28 figures, plus 52 pages with 85 bw plates. Cloth covers worn, spine damaged, almost detached, and repaired. A little light foxing, however, contents complete and very clean. Sold as is. A good working copy. 23.5 x 16.
A survey of the history of the small fore and aft rigged merchant sailing ships of England and Wales in the years 1870-1940 with something of their previous history and subsequent fate.
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$25

69906
GREHAN, Julian (editor)
DUNKIRK 1940 - The Real Story of "Operation Dynamo"

Stamford, Lincolnshire. 2017. Key Publishing. 1st Ed. 100 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.7 x 21.
The miracle evacuation that saved the British Army: 26 May to 3rd June 1940.
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$10

69386
GUTHORN, Peter J.
THE SEA BRIGHT SKIFF, and other Shore Boats

Exton, Pennsylvania. c. 1984. Schiffer Publishing. 1st paperback edition. (10), 239, (17) PP with b/w figures (drawings, sets of plans, sketches & photos). Pictorial card covers. Fine. Scarce. 25.4 x 17.8. 0916838730
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$40

69650
GUTTMAN, Jon
DEFIANCE AT SEA - Stories of Dramatic Naval Warfare

London. 1995. Arms and Armour Press. 1st UK Ed. 192 PP, plus 16 pages with 32 b/w illust. Hard cover, dj. Ex Library copy with stamps on front endpaper and outside front edge, sticker on verso of title page and sellotape marks on endpapers and covers. Very good reading copy. 24 x 16. 1854092405
14 actions fought - from Grenville's lone Revenge at the Battle of Flores, Azores in 1591 - to the submarine San Luis of the Armada Republica Argentina, in the Falklands in 1982.
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$5

69819
HAMMOND, David & BOYER, Peter (editors)
HEROES OF THE HUON

Franklin, Tas. 2004. Huon Eldercare Foundation, Tasmania. 1st Ed. 144 PP with 15 colour photos and b/w illustrations (drawings, paintings and photos). Laminated pictorial boards, dj. Fine.(mint condition). 30.7 x 22.5. 064644039X
22 of these. The Wilson family: Shipbuilders of distinction. ... Athol Walter : Boatbuilder Extraordinary. ... FannyCochrane Smith: Proudly Tasmanian. ... Max Thomas: Actions, not Words. ...
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$60

47323
HARCOURT, Rex
SOUTHERN INVASION - NORTHERN CONQUEST: Story of the Founding of Melbourne

Melbourne. 2001. Golden Point Press. 1st Ed., with a foreword by Geoffrey Blainey. X, (2), 247 PP with 50 b/w illustrations. Fp: Captain Charles Swanston. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 23.2 x 17. 0646403362
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$15

19112
HARDY, John & FROST, Alan
EUROPEAN VOYAGING TOWARDS AUSTRALIA

Canberra. 1990. Australian Academy of the Humanities. 1st Ed. XIV, 171 PP plus 14 pages with 18 figures (maps, nautical instruments ...). Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing around edges, o/wise fine. 25 x 17.6. 0909897190
The diverse aspects of European voyaging to the South Seas: financial gains, scientific and imperial rivalry...
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$15

44430
HARRIS, John
THE SEA SHALL NOT HAVE THEM

Melbourne. 1956. Readers Book Club. Reprint of the original published by Hurst & Blackett. 288 PP, plus 20 pages with 28 b/w photos (taken from the film). Cloth cover, dj. Dust jacket with head of spine repaired, foxing on outside edges and some pages. Very good. 18.8 x 12.8.
With the Air-Sea Rescue High-Speed Launch Flotillas, in 1944.
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$5

22415
HASS, Hans
WE COME FROM THE SEA

New York. 1959. Doubleday & Co. 1st US edition of the German original Wir Kommen aus dem Meer. 288 PP with 3 maps and 60 bw photos, plus 8 pages with colour photos. Cloth cover, dj. (rubbed with a few small chips). Light foxing on inside of dust jacket. Paper ageing a little, o/wise a near fine copy. 24 x 15.5.
Adventure under the water and science in the sun.
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$15

69970
HAWS, Duncan
TRIUMPH OF A GREAT TRADITION 1840-1990 - Official Souvenir History of the Cunard Line

London. 1990. Cunard Line. Limited edition with a foreword by Eric Parker, Chairman. 80 PP with b/w & colour illustrations. Pictorial card covers with a little wear are top near spine, o/wise a near fine copy. 29.7 x 21.
Official history of the Cunard Line published for their 150th anniversary.
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$20

49392
HEATH, Byron
DISCOVERING THE GREAT SOUTH LAND

Sydney. 2005. Rosenberg. 1st Ed. 192 PP with b/w illustrations, plus 16 plates with 2 b/w and 28 colour illustrations. Fp: H. M. Bark Endeavour. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 24 x 18. 1877058319
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$30

18821
HEATON, P.M.
REARDON SMITH LINE, The History of a South Wales Shipping Venture

Newport. 1984. Starling Press. 1st Ed. 133 PP, plus 80 b/w photos (76 of ships) on full page. Eps: Transcript of register. Hard cover, dj. Photos plates 49 to 64 and 65 to 80 are misbound (out of order), o/wise fine. 21.8 x 15.4. 0950771430
History and fleet list.
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$30

58610
HENDERSON, Graeme
REDEMPTION OF A SLAVE SHIP - THE JAMES MATTHEWS

Perth. 2009. Western Australian Museum. 1st Ed. 384 PP with 82 b/w or colour illustrations. Fp: section 12, looking forward. Eps: "Don Francisco" General Arrangement (FEP with a fold for 3 sections). Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24.2 x 17.5. 9781920843991
A French-built snow brig, turned Portuguese slaver, which ended as the trading brig James Matthews, a total wreck in Cockburn Sound.
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$20

62086
HENDERSON, Graeme
THE WRECK OF THE "ELIZABETH"

Sydney. 1973. Australian Society for Historical Achaeology. 1st edition limited to 600 numbered copies (No.282 / 600). No. 1 in the "Studies in Historical Archaeology" series. X, 53 PP with 10 plates & 14 figures. Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing. Near fine. 21.5 x 14. 0909797013
The riddle of the wreckage found off Cottesloe, to the naming of the wreck.
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$20

36066
HENRY, Tom
THE GOOD COMPANY - An Affectionate History of the Union Steamships

Madeira Park, B.C., Canada. 1994. Harbour Publishing. 1st Ed. 152 PP with 1 map on double page and 196 b/w illust. (2 ephemera, 9 paintings and 185 photos). Title spread: "Lady Alexandra". Eps: chart of Malaspina Strait, British Columbia. Hard cover, dj. Name of previous owner on verso of front endpaper, o/wise fine. 31 x 23.5. 1550171119
Union Steamships of British Columbia, Canada, between 1889 and 1959.
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$25

69595
HISCOCK, Eric C.
CRUISING UNDER SAIL

London. 1965. Oxford University Press. 4th reprint of the 1950 original. XVIII, 480 PP with 70 diagrams, plus 64 plates with 249 b/w photos and a folded plan (figure 71) at rear of book. Fp: Outward bound, cutter Dyarchy. Cloth cover, device (yacht under sail) engraved on front cover, dj (price clipped). Repaired dust jacket chipped, worn and with small piece missing at head of spine. Name of previous owner on front endpapers. Occasional foxing. Good reading or working copy. 23 x 15.
The yacht and her gear. Seamanship and navigation...
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$10

69594
HISCOCK, Eric C.
VOYAGING UNDER SAIL

London. 1966. Oxford University Press. 3rd reprint of the 1959 original. XVI, 274 PP with 56 diagrams, plus 42 pages with 112 b/w photos. Fp: "Beyond" in the Pacific under trade wind rig. Eps: Portion of Pilot chart. Cloth cover, sextant engraved on front cover, dj (price clipped). Dust jacket rubbed and worn. Occasional foxing. Very good. 22.8 x 15.
Technical developments: steel hull, man-made fibres for sail, rigging, self-steering, etc.
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$10

64278
HOLLETT, D.
FAST PASSAGE TO AUSTRALIA, The History of the Black Ball, Eagle and White Star Lines of Australian Packets

London. 1986. Fairplay. 1st Ed. VIII, 262 PP with 18 b/w illustrations. Pictorial laminated boards. Near fine. Scarce. 24.2 x 17. 0905045939
Story of the Liverpool to Australia emigrant fleets. P.171-225: Roll of Honour of the emigrant ships by shipping line. Appendix A: Black Ball. Appendices B & C: White Star. ...
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$100

32798
HOLLETT, David
THE CONQUEST OF THE NIGER BY LAND AND SEA - From the Early Explorers and Pioneer Steamships to Elder Dempster and Company

London. 1995. P. M. Heaton. 1st Ed. 256 PP with 51 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). Foxing spots on top outside edge, o/wise fine. 21.5 x 15.5. 1872006043
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$15

39169
HORDERN HOUSE
FIRST FLEET TO FEDERATION 1788 - 1901

Sydney. 1997. Hordern House. 1st Ed. No pagination, 108 PP with 193 b/w illustrations. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21. 1875567194
Catalogue detailing 457 items for sale on: Settlement, First Fleet. Coastal exploration and early visitors to New South Wales. Ships and Shipwrecks... Australian Aborigines... Travellers and tourists.
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$20

69498
HOSTY, Kieran
VASA 1628, Strange Fate of a King's Warship (in Signals No. 57)

Sydney. 2001. Australian National Maritime Museum. Issue No. 57, December 2001 - February 2002. 40 PP. Contains article pages 25 to 28 with 1 b/w and 9 colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.6 x 21.
Exhibition held 15 November 2001 to 27 January 2002 on her fate in 1628 ... her remarkable salvage and restoration.
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$10

34769
HOUGH, Richard
THE LONGEST BATTLE - The War at Sea 1939-45

London. 1986. Weidenfeld & Nicolson. 1st Ed. XI, 371 PP with 6 maps, plus 24 pages with 56 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj., foxing on outside edges and a small mark on bottom outside edge, o/wise very good. 24 x 16. 029778983X
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$20

65517
HOWARD, Patrick
TO HELL OR TO HOBART

Kingston, Tasmania. 2012. Wellington Bridge Press. Reprint of the 20012 paperback "Revised Edition" (original of 1993). 276 PP with over 6 tables and 55 b/w or colour illustrations. Fp: Stephen and Ellen Howard at Geeveston in the 1890s. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 22.8 x 14.8. 9781921767074
The story of an Irish couple transported to Tasmania in the 1840s.
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$30

69584
HOWELL, William
WHITE CLIFFS TO CORAL REEF. A classic small boat voyage

Melbourne. c. 1960. Readers Book Club. Book Club edition published originally by Odhams. Foreword by Humphrey Barton. 224 PP with 1 sketch of Wanderer II, and 2 maps, plus 16 pages with 24 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket with rubbed patches. Stamp and signature of previous owner on front endpaper. Few foxing spots on top outside edge. Very good. 18.8 x 12.5.
Passage of an Australian dental surgeon on a 24 feet long gaff cutter. Falmouth, Straits of Gibraltar, West Indies, Panama, Galapagos, Marquesas, Tahiti, Penrhyn, Hawaii and Vancouver.
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$10

69795
HUDSON, Harry
EXPLORERS OF AUSTRALIA

Melbourne. No date. T.A.A. / Trans-Australia Airlines. 1st Ed. (4), 58, (2) PP with 58 illustrations by Harry Hudson, including 1 map at centrefold, and 55 portraits. Soft covers, illustrated, title on front cover "TAA Presents Explorers of Australia". 2 signatures on inside front cover, o/wise near fine. 18.3 x 12.5.
TAA paid tribute to the "Explorers of Australia", by giving their aircraft the name of these explorers. Each portrait accompanied with brief history of their achievements.
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$15

68061
HUGHES, Thea Stanley
MATTHEW FLINDERS

Sydney. 2001. Movement Publication. 5th impression of the 1984 original. Foreword by Donald A. Johnstone. 120 PP with 4 maps and 7 b/w illust. Pictorial card cover. Fine.. 18 x 12.2. 0908076215
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$10

68746
HUMBLE, Richard
AIRCRAFT CARRIERS - The Illustrated History

London. 1982. Connoisseur / Winchmore Publishing Services.. 1st UK edition. 192 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (photos and artworks). Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket repaired. Donation plate to and stamp of "Devonport Maritime Museum & Historical Society". Very good. 28.5 x 22.5. 0890095035
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$5

68603
HUMBLE, Richard
THE RISE AND FALL OF THE BRITISH NAVY

London. 1986. Queen Anne Press. 1st Ed. 256 PP with tables, plus 16 pages with 27 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. STamps "University of Tasmania" / "Australia Maritime College" on endpapers and title page. Faint foxing. Very good. 24 x 15. 0356122271
From the Tudor Navy to victory against Japan, the Royal Navy fought and survived. Since then, it has diminished and lost its importance as a naval force.
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$5

40081
HYDROGRAPHER OF THE NAVY
AUSTRALIA PILOT - Volume II

Taunton, UK. 1969. Hydrographer of the Navy. 5th edition of the 1918 original, N.P. 14. Advertisement to this 5th edition by Rear-Admiral G. S. Ritchie. Edited by Cmdr. J.F. GRUNING. (4), VIII, 494 PP with tables, 4 figures, and 40 coastal views, plus 1 folded Index to Charts N.P.14, 1 b/w plate (Cumulus Roll of a Southerly Buster), 2 plates in colour (Weather forecast signals & Depth signals) and 12 maps. FEP: Notations of supplements and Annual Summaries of Notices to Mariners. Cloth cover. Near fine. 24.8 x 15.5.
The Southern and Eastern coasts of Australia from Cape Northumberland to Port Jackson, including Bass Strait and Tasmania.
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$25

68277
HYDROGRAPHER OF THE NAVY
AUSTRALIA PILOT - Volume V

Taunton, UK. 1972. Hydrographer of the Navy. 6th edition of the 1914 original, NP17. Preface by Rear-Admiral G. P. D. Hall. Edited by Commander T.C. RUSSELL. X, 212 PP with 2 index charts, 7 tables, 19 maps and 5 coastal views, plus 2 pages with sketch maps on tidal stream, and 6 pages with diagrams in colour (buoyage, depth signals and weather forecast). Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Remnants of old watermarks on lower part of book (obvious on both covers), o/wise very good. 30.2 x 21.2.
North, North-West and West Coasts of Australia from the West entrance of Endeavour Strait to Cape Leeuwin.
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$20

69813
HYDROGRAPHER OF THE NAVY
A CHANNEL PILOT, Part II: comprising the North-Western and Northern Coasts of France from Pointe de Penmarc'h to Dunkerque and the Franco-Belgian, frontier, including the Channel Islands

London. 1938. Hydrographic Department, Admiralty. 10th edition. Advertisement to the 10th edition by Rear-Admiral J. A. Edgell. Edited by Cdr. F. N. Shearne. (4), XXXI, 419 PP with 10 figures, plus 1 folded plate (Index to Charts SD 2), and b/w plates with tidal signals, coastal views and lighthouses. Supplement No. 6, 1947 with 62 pages loosely inserted. Blue cloth cover, title on front cover and spine. Occasional foxing. Very good. 24 x 15.
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$25

11704
JACKSON, Gainor W.
REFLECTIONS ON AUCKLAND HARBOUR

Auckland. 1975. Collins. 1st Ed. 96 PP with b/w & colour line drawings or paintings by author. Title page: The Ferry Building. Eps: Waitemata Harbour & approaches. Hard cover, dj (short closed tears). Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise very good. 28.5 x 22.
Sail and steam, waterfront, pleasure craft.. on the Waitemata.
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$15

11968
JENNINGS, J. N. & LINGE, G. J. R. (editors)
OF TIME AND PLACE - Essays in Honour of O.H.K. Spate

Canberra. 1980. A.N.U. 1st Ed. XXVI, 296 PP with 4 head pieces, 6 tables & 30 figures (maps, plans, engravings). Fp: Portrait of O.H.K. Spate. Title page: John Harrison's fourth timekeeper. Hard cover, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 22 x 14. 0708114539
15 essays in honour of the progenitor of the Research School of Pacific Studies. ... Settlers in transit, by N. M. Wallace ...
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$10

69866
JOHNSTON, George H.
GREY GLADIATOR, HMAS Sydney with the British Mediterranean Fleet

Sydney. 1941. Angus & Robertson. 1st Ed. XVI, 183 PP with 6 maps in text plus 16 full-page b/w photos. Fp: Capt. J.A. Collins. Cloth cover has light shelf wear. The scarce dust jacket is lightly rubbed and has a few chips/closed tears. Foxing spots on outside edges and light foxing on a few pages. An otherwise near fine copy. 22 x 14.5.
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$45

39308
JOHNSTON, Sarah & Dave
VALKYRIE - The Restoration of a Wooden Boat

London. 1983. B. T. Batsford. 1st Ed. 160 PP with 5 drawings, 37 figures, and 62 b/w photos. Title page: Valkyrie II under sail. Eps: plans of interior layouts. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price-clipped). Faint foxing, o/wise near fine. 25.4 x 19. 0713440317
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$20

69781
JONES, T. M.
SONS OF THE SEA - From Naval Cadet to Captain

Sydney. 1941. Angus and Robertson. 1st Ed. Foreword by Captain Ross Stewart, R.N. X, 208 PP. Fp: There was a rending crash when the destroyer struck the submarine. Cloth cover, dj. Dust jacket slightly rubbed and chipped. War economy paper showing signs of ageing, o/wise near fine. Scarce with the dust jacket. 18.8 x 12.5.
Factual story of a naval career with the Empire Navy. WWI as a naval cadet, to the first years of WWII as a Captain during operation Menace against Vichy France in Dakar.
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$40

69949
JORDAN, Roger W.
THE WORLD'S MERCHANT FLEETS 1939. The Particulars and Wartime Fates of 6,000 Ships

London. 1999. Chatham Publishing. 1st Ed. XVI, 624 PP with 300 b/w photos. Title spread: Umtali, built for the Natal Line service. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Faint foxing on outside edges and light crease on half-title page. Near fine. 30.2 x 21.5. 186176023X
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$75

39705
JOSS, John
STRIKE - U.S. Naval Strike Warfare Center

Novato, Ca. 1989. Presidio Press. 1st Ed. Airpower No. 1008, in the Presidio Power series. X, 134 PP with b/w and colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 22.2 X 20.5. 0891413200
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$10

69601
JUNGER, Sebastian
THE PERFECT STORM - A True Story of Men Against the Sea

London. 1998. Fourth Estate. 1st paperback edition of the 1997 original. XII, 227, (1) PP with 1 map on double page and 13 headpieces. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 19.6 x 12.7. 1857027302
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$5

18653
KEESING, Roger M. & CORRIS, Peter
LIGHTNING MEETS THE WEST WIND - The Malaita Massacre

Melbourne. 1980. O.U.P. 1st Ed. XV, 219 PP with 2 maps & 29 b/w illust. Eps: Map of the Solomon Islands. Hard cover, dj. Near fine 23 x 15. 0195542231
The murder of W. Bell, Colonial Govt. Representative of Malaita following confrontation with the Kwaio warriors. The aftermath with the punitive expedition of HMAS Adelaide.
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$50

38714
KEMP, J. F., & YOUNG, Peter
METEOROLOGY

London. 1963. Kandy Publications. Reprint of the 1961 original. 80 PP with b/w and colour figures. Pictorial card covers a little soiled, o/wise near fine. 21 x 17.
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$5

61298
KEMP, Lieut.-Commander P. K.
FLEET AIR ARM

London. 1954. Herbert Jenkins. 1st Ed. Foreword by Admiral of the Fleet Sir Philip L. Vian. 232 PP, plus 16 pages with 32 b/w photos. Fp: H. M. S. Eagle. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket price-clipped and chipped. Top part of front endpaper clipped. Foxing spots on outside edges and few pages but still a good copy. 22.2 x 14.2.
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$10

69994
KEMP, Lieut.-Commander P. K.
H.M. DESTROYERS

London. 1956. Herbert Jenkins. 1st Ed. 237, (2 adv.) PP, plus 16 pages with 32 b/w photos. Cloth cover, dj (price clipped). Dust jacket with small chips and/or small closed tears and is plastic protected. Contents near fine. 22.2 x 14.2.
Actions in both world wars, on different fronts: Atlantic, Mediterranean and the Eastern Seas.
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$20

39890
KERR, Joan & FALKUS, Hugh
FROM SYDNEY COVE TO DUNTROON - A Family Album of Early Life in Australia

London. 1982. Victor Gollancz. 1st Ed. 128 PP with b/w & colour illustrations, plus 30 colour plates of the Flowers of Duntroon by Marrianne Campbell (many plates with description). Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 27.6 x 22.4. 0575030399
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$10

69508
KIDNAPPING ACT
Act for the PREVENTION AND PUNISHMENT OF CRIMINAL OUTRAGES UPON NATIVES OF THE ISLANDS IN THE PACIFIC OCEAN - (27th June 1872)

London. 1872. George Edward Eyre and William Spottiswoods, Printers to the Queen's most Excellent Majesty. Chapter 19, Pacific Islanders Protection. 9 PP (A1 to B). Sitches removed. Ageing of paper, occasional foxing. Very good. 27 x 18.
Act of the British Parliament attempting to control the infamous practice of "Blackbirding"...
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$250

68985
KNEALE, Matthew
ENGLISH PASSENGERS

London. c. 2001. Penguin Books Reprint 8 of the 2001 paperback edition, (original of 2000). X, 463, (3 blank) PP. Pictorial soft cover. Name of previous owner at top of half title page. Very good. 19.7 x 13. 0140285210
Historical novel: Search for the Garden of Eden on the island of Tasmania. Pages 460 to 462: Anglo-Manx glossary.
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$5

54089
KOEMAN, Prof. Ir. C., VIETOR, Alexander O. & WALLIS, Dr. Helen (editors)
THEATRUM ORBIS TERRARUM CORPUS of old atlases in facsimile

Amsterdam. c. 1973. Theatrum Orbis Terrarum Ltd. 1st Ed. 32 PP with 1 facsimile of a letter by R. A. Skelton, 1 portrait of Professor Koeman, 36 location maps and 38 b/w illustrations. Inside covers: Dust jacket of 32 of these Atlases. Pictorial soft cover. Few stamps or annotations out of print. Very good. Oblong: 21 x 29.7.
Catalogue of a corpus of 40 old and rare Atlases and Pilot Books.
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$20

70054
KOK, Arjan
A PICTORIAL HISTORY OF STRAHAN - A Chronicle of the people and events that led to the settlement of Strahan, and the changes to the little port that was once the busiest in Tasmania

Hobart. c. 2000. Hindsight. 1st Ed. (2), 53, (5) PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial stiff cover. Fine. 29.7 x 21.
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$40

69764
LAFFIN, John
DAMN THE DARDANELLES! - The Agony of Gallipoli

Sydney. 1985. Sun Papermac / Macmillan. 1st paperback edition of the 1980 original. 224 PP with 1 sketch, 5 plans & 71 b/w illustrations (photos, posters). Laminated soft cover, pictorial front. Spine sunned. Ex Library copy with stamp on verso of title page and renewed endpapers. Very good. 23.2 x 15.4. 0725104643
A critical and challenging analysis of the Gallipoli campaign, designed to knock Turkey out of the War and open a supply route to Russia.
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$10

69926
LAWSON, Will & The Shiplovers' Society of Tasmania
BLUE GUM CLIPPERS AND WHALE SHIPS OF TASMANIA

Melbourne. 1949. Georgian House. 1st Ed. 261 PP, plus 30 b/w plates. Fp: Sailing ships at New Wharf in 1881. Cloth cover, dj. Dust jacket with a spine lightly faded, and piece missing at head.. Offsetting on endpapers, light foxing. An otherwise clean and very good copy. 22 x 14.5.
Early whaling, trading and shipbuilding in Tasmania.
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$40

70018
LAXON, W. A.
THE CURRIE LINE OF MELBOURNE

Melbourne. 2003. Nautical Association of Australia. 1st Ed. 61, (3) PP with 25 b/w illustrations (2 newspaper clippings, 2 portraits and 21 photos of ships). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21 x 14.8. 0959907963
Shipmaster & shipowner. Salvage expert... Shipping line taken over by British India in early 1913.
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$30

18777
LAYMAN, R.D
NAVAL AVIATION IN THE FIRST WORLD WAR, Its Impact and Influence

London. 1996. Chatham. 1st Ed. 224 PP plus 16 pages with 39 bw photos. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24.2 x 16. 1861760078
All aspects of Naval Aviation during World War I. Ships for aircraft - Aircraft for ships - Naval balloon - Airships ..
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$15

34793
LE MAIRE, Jacob
MIRROR OF THE AUSTRALIAN NAVIGATION

Sydney. 1999. Hordern House / Australian National Maritime Museum. Australian Maritime Series, No. 5. Facsimile of the 1622 original Spieghel der Australische Navigatie .... Foreword by Justus Veeneklaas. Introductory essay by Edward Duyker, English text by Alexander Dalrymple. Limited to 950 copies. 32, (XVI), 72, (2), 64, 1 PP with 5 b/w and 7 colour illustrations, plus 3 colour maps on double page. Fp: Double hemisphere world map published in Amsterdam in 1618. Hand bound in quarter alum-tawed goat skin with marbled papered sides, gilt title on black vignette on spine. Fine. 30.5 x 20.2. 1875567259
Being an account of the voyage of Jacob Le Maire and Willem Schouten 1615-1616 published in Amsterdam in 1622.
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$150

70034
LEATHEM, Brian B.
LIFE WITH THE CASTLES

London. 1994. Avon Books. 1st Ed. (10), 90 PP with 2 b/w photos, plus 6 pages with 22 b/w illustrations (1 menu and 21 photos). Stiff cover, illustrated front. Near fine. 20.6 x 14.5. 189796074
45 years in the offices of the Union-Castle, in South Africa, United Kingdom and Kenya.
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$25

20849
LEED, Eric
SHORES OF DISCOVERY, How Expeditionaries have Constructed the World

New York. 1995. BasicBooks / HarperCollins 1st Ed. XI, 322 PP with 10 head pieces. Hard cover, cloth spine, dj. Faint foxing on outside edges. Near fine. 24 x 16. 0465020968
Lives and motives of those who have engaged in every conceivable kind of expedition: military, missionary, commercial, scientific... even tourists.
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$10

22580
LESUEUR, Charles-Alexandre
LES VELINS DE CHARLES-ALEXANDRE LESUEUR (Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle du Havre)

Le Havre. 1996. Muséum du Havre / Municipalité de Sainte-Adresse. 1st Ed. Foreword by Dr. Pierre Baubion. No pagination, 92 PP with 2 b/w illust., 4 maps & 40 colour plates (37 on full page) on superior glossy paper. Pictorial card cover. Fine. Text in French. Oblong: 21 x 29.7.
Catalogue of an exhibition commemorating the 150th anniversary of the death of this French naturalist. Charles-Alexandre Lesueur was one of the scientists attached to the Baudin expedition of discovery to Australia and renowned for his drawings and watercolours of natural life in Australia, Indonesia, Mauritius and South Africa.
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$35

19322
LEWIS, Tom
WRECKS IN DARWIN WATERS

Sydney. 1992. Turton & Armstrong. 1st Ed. VIII, 97 PP with 45 b/w illustrations. Inside front cover: Darwin waters. Inside rear cover: Timor Sea and Van Diemen Gulf. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 25 x 17.5. 908031459
Stories of misadventure, war, accident & storms which sent ships & aircraft to the bottom.
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$25

70028
LINGWOOD, John & O'DONOGHUE, Kevin
THE TRADES INCREASE - A Centenary History of NOREX

Kendal, UK. 1993. World Ship Society. 1st Ed., with a foreword by John Common. 200 PP with 2 pages with 23 House Flags and Funnels (in colour), and 186 b/w illustrations: 1 plan and 185 photos (including 108 of ships in the Fleet List section). Pictorial stiff cover. Fine. 21 x 14.5. 0905617746
Founded in 1893 as The Hindustan's Steam Shipping Company Limited, and managed by Common Brothers.
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$25

52237
LIU, Gretchen (editor)
SINGAPORE HISTORICAL POSTCARDS, From the National Archives Collection

Singapore. 2005. Times Editions. Reprint of the 1986 original. 96 PP with b/w and colour photos. Hard cover, dj. Fine. Oblong: 21.5 x 24.5. 9812045902
Places of interest, street scenes, transportation and the port...
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$25

43089
LLOYD'S
ANNALS OF LLOYD'S REGISTER, being a sketch of the Origin, Constitution, and Progress of Lloyd's Register of British & Foreign Shipping

London. 1884. Lloyd's Register. 1st Ed. Edited by William Henry TINDALL, Michael WILLS, et el. X, 165 PP with head pieces and tail pieces, plus 7 plates (1 folded) with 5 facsimile of pages of the register and 2 with b/w photo pasted down. Fp: Chairman from 1881. Marbled endpapers (presentation plate on FEP). Leather binding, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, all edges gilt. Spine lightly sunned. Lower corner of front endpapers and presentation plate worn. Occasional foxing, o/wise a very good copy. Scarce. 25 x 18.5.
Published 30th October 1884, for the 50th anniversary of the Society.
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$100

41521
LOCKHART, J. G.
PERIL OF THE SEA - A Book of Shipwrecks and Escapes

London. 1928. Philip Allan. Reprint of the 1924 original, No. 3 in the Nautilus Library series. 254 PP. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj (lightly soiled). Foxing spots on outside edges, name and stamp of previous owners on front endpaper, o/wise near fine. 17.4 x 11.5.
From the foundering of the Blanche Nef in 1120, carrying William the Etheling, the only legitimate son of King Henry I, to the Wreck of the Birkenhead in 1852 off South Africa, and the Titanic in April 1912.
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$15

69787
LONEY, J. K.
ADMELLA

Geelong. c. 1975. Marine Hist. Pub. 1st Ed., No. 4 in the "Famous Wrecks" series. 20 PP with 1 map, plus 8 pages with 10 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 20.8 x 13.8. 090924409X
Wrecked on 6th August, 1859, on a passage from Port Adelaide to Melbourne.
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$15

19134
LONEY, J. K.
WRECKS ALONG THE MURRAY

Portarlington, Victoria. 1976. Marine History. 2nd edition. 21 PP, plus 1 map in centrefold, and 8 pages with 14 bw photos. Pictorial card covers a little browned and foxed, o/wise near fine internally. 20.6 x 13.8. 0909244014
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$10

62669
LONEY, Jack
WRECK OF THE LY-EE-MOON

Geelong. c. 1976?. Marine History Publication. 1st Ed. No pagination, 24 PP with 1 map and 14 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 20.4 x 14.5. 0909244235
Shipwrecked below the lighthouse of Green Cape on 31st May, 1886.
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$10

69020
McCALMAN, Iain
THOMAS HUXLEY AND THE VOYAGE OF HMS RATTLESNAKE - (in Australian Heritage, No. 19)

Brighton, Victoria. 2010. Hallmark Editions Pty Ltd. Issue No. 19, Winter 2010 Contains article between P. 42 and 48 with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.9 x 21.2.
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$10

69907
MACE, Martin & GREHAN, Julian (editors)
D-DAY, 6 JUNE 1944

Stamford, Lincolnshire. 2014. Key Publishing. 1st Ed. 132 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.7 x 21.
The most crucial 24 Hours of WW2.
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$10

10637
McLEAVY, Roy
NAVAL FAST STRIKE CRAFT AND PATROL BOATS

London. 1979. Blandford Press. 1st Ed., in the Blandford Colour series. 176 PP with 4 tables, 6 sketches & 64 illust. (plans & colour paintings). Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Faint foxing on outside edges. Near fine. 19.8 x 13.8. 0713708662
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$5

50380
MACMILLAN, David S.
A SQUATTER WENT TO SEA - The Story of Sir William Macleay's New Guinea Expedition (1875) and his Life in Sydney

Sydney. 1957. Currawong. 1st Ed. X, 166 PP with 8 drawings, plus 2 plates with maps (1 on double-page). Fp: Sir William Macleay in 1857. Hard cover, dj. Small rubbed patches on dust jacket. Slight ageing of paper, o/wise very good. 22 x 14.5.
The first scientific Australian expedition, financed and led by Macleay, to New Guinea in the barque Chevert in 1875.
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$25

40120
MACQUARIE, Lachlan
LACHLAN MACQUARIE, Governor of New South Wales - Journals of his Tours in New South Wales and Van Diemen's Land 1810-1822

Sydney. 1956. Trustees of the Public Library of New South Wales. 1st edition of the original manuscripts. Editorial work and introduction by Miss Phyllis Mander Jones. XXXII, 280 PP, (12 list of subscribers) with 1 facsimile of manuscript and 12 colour plates tipped in (2 portraits, 5 on full page and 5 in text), plus 3 large folded maps tipped in. Fp: Portrait of Governor Macquarie (from a miniature). Cloth cover, dj. Some chips to the dust jacket. Faint foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 24 x 18.5.
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$50

67625
MAGGS
MILITARY & NAVAL HISTORY - Catalogue 1334

London. 2002. Maggs Bros. Ltd. 1st Ed. No pagination, 113 PP. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 21.5 x 14.
Selection of 258 items.
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$5

68984
MANWARING, G. E. & DOBREE, Bonamy
THE FLOATING REPUBLIC - An Account of the Mutinies at Spithead and the Nore in 1797

London. 1937. Pelican Books. 1st edition of the paperback copy of the 1935 original. XI, 12-288 PP. Soft covers soiled. Name and stamp of previous owner on half title page. Fore hinge starting. Ageing of paper and foxing. Good reading copy. 18.2 x 11.5.
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$5

51224
MARCHANT, Leslie R.
FRANCE AND NEW ZEALAND: 1769-1846. A LIST OF NAVAL RECORDS IN PARIS

Perth. 1962. Department of History, University of Western Australia. Reprint ?. Stencilled work printed on recto only. (4), 26 PP. Soft cover, clear plastic. Very good. 29.6 x 21.
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$35

64367
MARINE UNDERWRITERS' AND SALVAGE ASSOCIATION OF VICTORIA LTD
THE REGISTER OF AUSTRALIAN AND NEW ZEALAND SHIPPING - Including shipping registered at Fiji and New Guinea - 1941

Melbourne. 1941. The Marine Underwriters' and Salvage Association of Victoria Ltd. 1st Ed. 164 PP with thumb index. Original green cloth cover, gilt decoration and title on front cover. Contains first supplement for 1942 in the pocket at back of book. Covers lightly marked and rubbed, o/wise a near fine copy. Scarce. Oblong: 18.2 x 24.5.
List of vessels lost... since 1928: pages: 139 to 150. Supplement showing: additions, alterations, changes of name and deletions. First supplement (up to 30th June 1942) with 11 pages.
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$225

69569
MARPLES, John R. and BROWN, Jim
LIQUID JOINERY - The Why and How: Structural Epoxy Bonding Techniques

Port Orchard, Wa, USA. 1987. John R. Marples Multihull Designs. 1st Ed. (2), 22, (1) PP with b/w illustrations: 7 drawings and 9 photos. Stapled soft covers. Fine. 27.9 x 21.5.
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$15

68604
MARSDEN, Peter
THE WRECK OF THE AMSTERDAM

London. 1974. Hutchinson. 1st Ed. 287 PP with 41 figures, plus 24 pages with 52 b/w photos. Cloth cover, dj (price clipped). Stamps of "R.A.N. Education Service" on endpapers (blocked out on FEP) and of "The Tasmanian Maritime and Folk Museum" on title page. Very good. 24 x 15.5. 009119850X
The ill-fated voyage of the Amsterdam, wrecked near Hastings on the 23 January, 1749.
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$5

48629
MASEFIELD, John
THE NINE DAYS WONDER (THE OPERATION DYNAMO)

London. 1941. William Heinemann. April 1941 reprint of the March 1941 original. XVI, 61, (3) PP, plus 1 folded map and 6 pages with 12 b/w photos. Blue cloth cover, title in blind on front cover and gilt on spine (faded). Head of spine slightly worn, foxing spots. Brief note on front endpaper. Very good. 19.6 x 13.2.
The lifting of the First French Army and the B. E. F. from the beaches of Dunkirk.
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$10

69874
MESSENGER, Charles
WORLD WAR II IN THE ATLANTIC

London. 1990. Bison Books. 1st Ed. 80 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Half title page: Gunther Prien on U-47. Title spread: Atlantic convoy preparing to sail. Laminated pictorial boards, dj. Very good. 31.5 x 23.5. 0861245989
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$10

70127
MIDDLEMISS, N. L.
THE ANGLO-SAXON / SHELL TANKERS

Newcastle upon Tyne. 1990. Shield Publications. 1st Ed. 192 PP with 1 map, 1 facsimile of an advertisment, and 11 plans, plus 96 b/w plates. Fp: Sir Marcus Samuel 1853-1927, founder of Shell. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 21.5 x 15. 1871128048
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$35

70104
MIDDLEMISS, Norman L.
FRED OLSEN / BERGEN LINE

Newcastle/Tyne. 1990. Shield Publications. 1st Ed. 160 PP with 1 map, 15 text illustrations (facsimile of an advertisement, plans, sketch plans), plus 96 b/w plates. Fp: Sketch map of Norway. Hard cover, dj. Foxing on outside edges, o/wise fine. 22 x 15.3. 1871128056
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$65

70061
MIDDLEMISS, Norman L. (editor)
WARTIME WITH SHELL - The Autobiography of Capt. R. S. (Bob) Allen

Newcastle-upon-Tyne. 1996. Shield Publications. 1st Ed. 144 PP with 1 drawing, 1 b/w photo and 2 plans, plus 4 pages with 8 b/w photos. Pictorial soft covers with light wear, faint foxing on outside edges, o/wise fine. 25.4 x 17.5. 1871128137
World War II: 6 years of convoy duties, including 18 months on Merchant Aircraft Carriers converted from tankers.
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$30

39991
MILLER, David
U-BOATS - History, Development and Equipment 1914-1945

London. 2000. Conway. 1st Ed. 208 PP with tables and b/w illustrations (maps, plans, photos). Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 26.3 x 25.3. 0851777902
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$20

69842
MILLER, William H.
GERMAN OCEAN LINERS OF THE 20TH CENTURY

Wellingborough. 1989. Patrick Stephens. 1st Ed., with foreword by Arnold Kludas, and preface by Frank O. Braynard. 208 PP with b/w & col. illust. (photos, posters..). Fp: Hamburg prior sailing. FEP: 3 German liners at Southampton. REP: Europa at Hamburg. Hard cover, dj. Faint light foxing on endpapers, o/wise a fine copy. 31 x 23.5. 0850598907
German liners over 10,000 tons, from Kaiser Wilhelm Der Grosse of 1897 to the Europa of 1981.
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$50

20811
MILSOM, C. H.
BLUE FUNNELS IN THE MERSEY IN THE 1920s

Liverpool. 1988. Sea Breezes Publication. 2nd Ed. 48 PP with 1 map & 87 photos. Pictorial card cover. Previous owner's name on front cover, o/wise fine.. 29.7 x 20.8. 0951320203
Pictorial history of the Blue Funnel Line started by Alfred & Philip Holt who named their ships after the heroes of the Trojan War.
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$15

69636
MONSARRAT, Nicholas
HMS MARLBOROUGH WILL ENTER HARBOUR

London. 1952. Cassell. December reprint of the November 1952. Originally published in 1947 in "Depends What You Mean by Love". 96 PP with 19 illustrations by James Holland. Cloth cover, device on front cover. Note to previous owner on front endpaper. 0ccasional foxing. Very good. 24.2 x 18.8.
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$5

31459
MOORE, D. A.
MARINE CHARTWORK AND NAVAIDS

London. 1975. Stanford Maritime. Reprint of the 1967 edition. 128 PP with b/w and colour illust., plus 1 large folded sheet with 3 charts. Pictorial card cover a little rubbed with number on top. Contents fine. 21.6 x 13.7. 85309019X
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$15

51357
N/A
THE AUSTRALIAN GEOGRAPHER. Vol. VI, No. 6

Sydney. 1956. The Geographical Society of New South Wales. Vol. V, No. 4, November 1946. 44, (4) PP with 18 diagrams and maps, and 11 b/w photos. Soft covers a little soiled. Staples removed. Slight ageing and foxing of paper, o/wise very good. 24.8 x 18.5.
Contains articles : "The rural pattern of South-East Queensland", by R. H. Greenwood. "Wheat in the Australian Economy", by F. C. Druce. "The measurement of water need in Queensland", by C. R. Tweedie ...
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$15

38543
N/A
FREMANTLE MUSEUM

Fremantle. c.1970. Fremantle Branch, Western Australian Museum. 1st Ed. 16 PP with b/w illustrations. Inside front cover: The Vlamingh Plate, 1697. Inside back cover: Dirck Hartog's plate, 1616... Illustrated soft cover. Near fine. Oblong: 18.3 x 24.2.
Early maritime history. Swan River Colony. The Asylum Building...
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$20

65905
N/A
SHIPS MONTHLY - Volume 14, No. 3, 1979

Burton-on-Trent. 1979. Waterway Productions Ltd. March 1979. 48 PP. Edited by Robert Shopland. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 25.6 x 20.
Contains article: Guide to Ships of the Royal Australian Navy, by James W. Goss.
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$5

69979
N/A
SOLWAY LASS - SYDNEY'S TALLSHIP

Sydney. 1992. Matilda Cruises / Tim Lloyd. 1st Ed. No pagination, 8 PP with 2 b/w and 14 colour photos, plus 4 interpolary translucid sheets with watermarks. Pictorial soft covers. Fine. 29.7 x 21.
History, chronology ... including the pleasure cruises in Sydney Harbour with Matilda Cruises.
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$10

68598
N/A
WOODENBOAT - The Magazine for Wooden Boat Owners, Builders and Designers - Issue 256

Brooklin, Maine. 2017. WoodenBoat Magazine. Issue No. 256, June 2017. 148 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 27.5 x 21.
No. 256 - Slocum's Luck: A Life of near miss and good fortune, by Stan Grayson. ... The Salcombe Yawls of Devon, by Nic Compton. Lake Ontario's 8-Meter revival, by Rob Mazza.
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$10

69208
N/A
WORLD MAPS & FLAGS

Melbourne. 2001. Kidstart (Australia) Pty Ltd. 1st Ed. 8 PP (laminated - clear plastic) with colour illustrations: 4 maps (2 on double page) and 192 Flags of Nations. Fine. 24.5 x 16.8. 1877024155
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$10

38348
NAIRN, John
WESTERN AUSTRALIA'S TEMPESTUOUS HISTORY (in a three volume set)

Perth. 1986. Hesperian Press. Volume 1: revised edition of the 1975 original. (4), 74 PP with 8 illustrations by Frank Pash. Volume 2: revised edition of the 1976 original. (4), 73 PP with 8 illustrations by Frank Pash. Volume 3: (4), 73 PP with 2 portraits and 7 illustrations by John Pash. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 28.5 x 25.4. 0859050882
Volume 1: Dutch early explorers, Dampier... Volume 2: Gold rushes... Volume 3: Shipping, shipwrecks...
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$50

69922
NATIONAL FISHERMAN
85 FISHING BOAT DESIGNS from National Fisherman

Camden, Maine. 1981. International Marine Publishing Co. 1st Ed. 80 PP with b/w illustrations: General Arrangement plans, Sketch plans and photos. Soft covers with illustrated front. Light wear to covers and slight ageing of paper on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 35.5 x 27.8. 0877421471
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$50

68962
NAVAL ASSOCIATION OF AUSTRALIA
WHITE ENSIGN: the National Journal of the Naval Association of Australia - December 1995 - Issue 9504

Sydney. 1993. Naval Association of Australia. Issue 9504, Summer 1995. 32 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 29.8 x 21.
The British Pacific Fleet: The Forgotten Navy, by Alan Zammit.
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$5

68960
NAVAL ASSOCIATION OF AUSTRALIA
WHITE ENSIGN: the National Journal of the Naval Association of Australia - Autumn 1993 - Issue 9301

Sydney. 1993. Naval Association of Australia Issue 9301, Autumn 1993. Edited by Graham STEVENS. 32 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21.
The River Plate, Cumberland and Graf Spey, by Peter Lockhart. The Voyages of Captain Cook - First Voyage,
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$5

69201
NAVAL REVIEW
THE NAVAL REVIEW - Vol. 88, No. 3

London. 2000. The Naval Review. Vol 88, No. 3, July 2000. Edited by Rear Admiral Richard Hill. 197-201-298, (10) PP. Soft cover. Covers lightly rubbed. Very good. 20.8 x 14.5.
The German Navy in the Pacific, by Commander J. Lennox-King, RNZN.
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$5

16287
NEALE, Ralph P.
JOLLY DOGS ARE WE - The History of Yachting in Victoria

Melbourne. 1984. Landscape Publications. 1st Ed. VIII, 338 PP with b/w illustrations, plus 14 pages with 11 colour plates. Eps: Bird's eye view of Melbourne & Hobson's Bay. Cloth cover, dj. Fine. 28.5 x 21.5. 959087605
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$20

16860
NEILLANDS, Robin
BY SEA AND LAND, The Royal Marines Commandos, A History 1942-1982

London. 1987. Weidenfeld & Nicolson. 1st Ed. XVIII, 269 PP with 6 full-page maps in text plus 16 pages with 36 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Light foxing around outside edges, o/wise near fine. 24 x 15.8. 0297790641
Brief history of the Sea Soldiers 1604 to 1942, followed by the operations from the Dieppe Raid to the Falklands War.
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$15

69855
NEWALL, Peter
CAPE TOWN SHIPPING

London. 2000. Blackdog Press. 1st Ed. 112 PP with 198 b/w and 16 colour photos. Half title page: Liner Hamburg. Fp: Holland Africa's liner Randfontein. Laminated pictorial boards. As new. 30.2 x 21.6. 0953939103
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$50

42030
NORMAN, L.
SEA WOLVES AND BANDITS - Sealing, Whaling, Smuggling and Piracy. Wild Men of Van Diemen's Land. Bushrangers and Bandits. Wrecks and Wreckers

Hobart. c. 1980. J. Walch & Sons. Reprint of the 1946 original. 208 PP with 1 portrait, plus 54 pages with 88 b/w illustrations. Fp (folded): Hobart Bridge. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. A fine copy. 25 x 16.
... with a chronology of curious and interesting facts relating to old Van Diemen's Land, and (from 1856) to Tasmania.
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$40

69870
NOVOUSPENSKY, Nikolai (compiler)
AIVAZOVSKY

Leningrad. 1980. Aurora Art Publishers. 1st English edition, translated from the Russian by Richard Ware. 18, (2) PP with 1 colour portrait by A. Tyranov and 9 b/w illustrations (3 sketches and 6 photos), 134 pages with 105 colour plates, (6 index). Cloth cover, dj (a few chips/creases and light foxing on the inside). Light foxing on a few pages, o/wise a near fine copy. 30 x 25. 0898930723
The outstanding Russian painter of seascapes Ivan Aivazovsky (1817-1900).
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$50

64405
NUNAN, Peter
HMAS DIAMANTINA. Australia's last River Class Frigate, 1945-1980

McCrae, Vic. 2005. Slouch Hat Publications. 1st Ed. 160 PP with b/w illustrations (documents, maps, photos). Fp: Most of HMAS Diamantina crew, October 1945. Pictorial soft cover. Dedicatory note by the author to Doctor Rod McLeod of the Queensland Maritime Museum on title page. Fine. 24.5 x 17. 0957975279
From warship to oceanographic research vessel.
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$60

70020
OCHERT, Morris
AN AUSTRALIAN'S PERSPECTIVE ON THE MERCHANT NAVY IN WORLD WAR II

Brisbane. 2001. Author. 1st Ed. VI, 46 PP, plus 4 pages with 9 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Signed by the author on title page. Fine. 20.5 x 14.5.
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$25

53666
OEHME, R.
A FRENCH WORLD ATLAS OF THE 18TH CENTURY: THE ATLAS GENERAL OF G. L. LE ROUGE (In Imago Mundi, a review of Early Cartography)

Amsterdam. 1971. Nico Israel. Article removed from issue 25. Pages 55 to 64. Soft cover, plastic cover, clear plastic front, spiral bound. Fine. 28.7 x 20.6.
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$10

19338
OLD SHELLBACKS / Capt. J. Maitland Thomson (editor)
TALL TRUE TALES OF THE SEA

Adelaide. 1979. Investigator Press. 1st Ed. Edited by Captain J. Maitland Thomson. 88 PP with 16 illustrations. Laminated pictorial card cover. Front endpaper with Press Release tipped in, and newspaper clipping by Bob Morrow tipped in on page facing half title page. Page from Newsletter of "Shiplovers Society of Victoria", tipped in on rear end paper. Signed by the author on title page. Slight ageing of paper on outside edges. Near fine. 21.6 x 13.6. 0858640260
Coastal shipping in the early part of the 20th Century: short stories of experiences at sea. Compiled for the 1979 Congress of the International Cape Horners Association.
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$30

19964
ORBELL, John, GREEN, Edwin & MOSS, Michael.
FROM CAPE TO CAPE - The History of Lyle Shipping

Edinburgh. 1978. Paul Harris. 1st Ed. XIII, 239 PP with graphs, tables, and numerous b/w illust. Title spread: Three masted iron ship "Cape Sable I". Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing. Fine copy. 24.5 x 18.5. 090450526X
The 200 year history of this shipping line trading worldwide from its base in the West of Scotland.
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$20

68159
ORIENT LINE
RECORDS OF A VOYAGE - S.S. ORCADES, Cruise to the Mediterranean 1939

London. 1939. Orient Steam Navigation Co. Folder "Cruise to the Mediterranean (20th April to 12th May) 1939" with 2 pockets. Left pocket with 1 "Passenger List & General Information", 11 folded 'Information for Cruise and Ports of Call" (Sports & Entertainments - Malta - Alexandria - Port Said - Beyrout & Damascus - Alexandretta / Iskanderun & tour to Aleppo & Antioch - Famagusta - Algiers - Gibraltar + Gibraltar Tourist Bureau - Southampton). Right pocket with 6 folded "Port Information" (4 pages each, plus a map/plan) for: Algiers - Malta - Beyrout, Baalbeck & Damascus - Alexandretta, Aleppo and Antioch - Famagusta & Cyprus - Athens - Gibratar. 1 folded "An Animal Guessing Competition. 1 folded Certificate for Musical Guessing Competition - Folded Menu dated 7th May 1939 illustration of S.S. Garonne (the ship that made the first Orient Line Cruise in 1889). Cloth covers. Very good. Scarce. 21 x 14.7.
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$150

69566
OUGHTRED, Iain
BOAT DESIGNS

Edinburgh. c. 1991. Iain Oughtred. 1st Ed. 49 PP with drawings, sketches and plans, inside back cover (page 49): references in Woodenboat, Classic Boat ... Card covers, illustrated in blind, spiral bound. Fine. 29.8 x 21.2.
22 types of watercraft: Prams (Feather, Mouse, Granny). Canoe (Wee Rob, MacGregor)...
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$15

69375
OUGHTRED, Iain (editor)
WOODEN BOATBUILDING IN BRITAIN - A Guide to Designers, Builders & Suppliers

London. 1986. Nauticalm Books/Conway Maritime. 1st Ed. 192 PP with b/w illustrations (line drawings, plans and photos). Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 24.6 x 19. 0851773702
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$20

69918
PACIFIC
OCEAN FRONT - The Story of the War in the Pacific 1941-1944

London. 1945. HMSO / Ministry of Information. 68 PP with b/w illustrations: 8 maps and 90 photos. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 35 x 14.
From the battles of the the Coral Sea and Midway, to the landings in the Marianas and Peleliu (Palau).
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$25

69801
PADFIELD, Peter
MARITIME DOMINION and the Triumph of the Free World - Naval Campaigns that Shaped the Modern World 1852-2001

New York. 2010. The Overlook Press. 1st US edition. XIV, 369 PP with 4 maps and 4 battle diagrams, plus 16 pages with 41 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Remainder mark on lower outside edge. Near fine. 23.5 x 16. 9781590203323
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$20

69837
PADFIELD, Peter
THE TITANIC AND THE CALIFORNIAN

London. 1965. The Quality Book Club. Reprint of the 1965 original published by Hodder and Stoughton. 318 PP with 8 charts and diagrams. Hard cover, dj (lightly rubbed). Slight ageing of paper, foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise very good. 22.2 x 14.5.
The author disproves the theory upheld by two Courts of Inquiry, that the Leyland liner "Californian" was within sight of the disaster which 'beset' the Titanic.
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$30

14957
PARSONS, Ronald
STEAMSHIPS IN COLONIAL WESTERN AUSTRALIA

Adelaide. 1973. Author. 1st Ed. IV, 82 PP plus 4 pages with 8 b/w illust. Stapled typescript monograph. Soft cover, illustrated front.. Very good. Oblong: 16.2 x 20.4. 0909418039
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$15

65374
PARSONS, Ronald (editor)
AUSTRALASIAN SHIPPING RECORD (Journal of the Australasian Maritime Historical Society) - Volume 2 - 1971

Woodville, S.A. 1971. A.M.H.S. Volume 2, No. 1 (January 1971) to No. 6 (November 1971). 6 issues: 186 PP. Soft covers, staples removed. Foxing. Very good. Oblong: 17 x 21.
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$15

65375
PARSONS, Ronald (editor)
AUSTRALASIAN SHIPPING RECORD (Journal of the Australasian Maritime Historical Society) - Volume 3 - 1972

Woodville, S.A. 1972. A.M.H.S. Volume 3, No. 1 (January 1972) to No. 6 (November 1972). 6 issues: 191 PP, plus 2 b/w plates. Soft covers, staples removed. Foxing. Very good. Oblong: 17 x 21.
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$15

70131
PASH, Chris
THE LAST WHALE

Fremantle. 2008. Fremantle Press. 1st Ed. 223, (1 colophon) PP with 51 b/w photos. Pictorial soft covers. Near fine. 19.8 x 12.7. 9781921361487
Last days of whaling in Western Australia.
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$20

48568
PATERSON, Lance
WRECK-OLLECTIONS: SHIPS AND SHIPWRECKS IN QUEENSLAND WATERS - Volume 1

Caloundra, Qld. 2003. Helen Kershaw Editing Services. 1st Ed. XII, 203 PP with 4 maps and 171 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.3 x 20.6. 0646417576
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$55

55284
PATERSON, Lance
WRECK-OLLECTIONS: SHIPS AND SHIPWRECKS IN QUEENSLAND WATERS - Volume 2

Caloundra, Qld. 2008. Author. 1st Ed. (XII), 173 PP with 4 maps and over 170 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.4 x 20.6. 9780646480473
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$60

67057
PATERSON, Lance
WRECK-OLLECTIONS: SHIPS AND SHIPWRECKS IN QUEENSLAND WATERS - Volume 3

Caloundra, Qld. 2013. Author. 1st Ed. (XII), 206 PP with 4 maps and 165 b/w illustrations (drawings, engravings, photos). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.4 x 20.6. 9780646576251
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$60

69800
PATERSON, Lance
WRECK-OLLECTIONS: SHIPS AND SHIPWRECKS IN QUEENSLAND WATERS - Volume 4

Caloundra, Qld. 2018. Author. 1st Ed. (XI), 101 PP with 2 maps, 58 b/w illustrations (drawings, engravings, photos) and 25 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.4 x 20.6. 9780646987378
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$60

64994
PEARN, John & O'CARRIGAN, Catherine (editors)
AUSTRALIA'S QUEST FOR COLONIAL HEALTH. Some Influences on Early Health and Medicine in Australia

Brisbane. 1983. Department of Child Health, Royal Children's Hospital. 1st Ed. (2), XII, 304 PP with 4 head pieces, 1 map, 1 plan and 18 b/w illustrations (facsimile of documents, photos, portraits). Pictorial soft cover. Covers lightly soiled. Signed by both authors / editors on title page. Near fine. 21.2 x 15. 0877760796
Chapter 1: the medical men of the First Fleet, by Noel Dan. Chapter 2: Medical aspects of the Second Fleet, by Mervyn Cobcroft... Chapter 5: French Doctors at Sydney Cove. Gallic contact in the second decade after Phillip....
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$25

69891
PEPPERELL, Julian
FISHING FOR THE PAST - Castings nets and lines into Australia's early colonial history

Sydney. 2018. Rosenberg Publishing Pty. Ltd. 1st Ed. 224 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Fp (in colour): Redthroat Emperor, of Norfolk Island. Pictorial soft cover. New. 24 x 18. 9780648043942
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$45

69799
PEREIRA, W. D.
BOAT IN THE BLUE - The wartime story of an RAF Air Sea Rescue crew and their boat

Cheltenham, Glos. 1985. Line One Publishing. 1st Ed. Foreword by Group Captain L. R. Flower. 208 PP with b/w illustrations: 3 set of line drawings and 29 photos. Hard cover, dj. Foxing spots on top outside edge, o/wise fine. 21.7 x 15. 0907036228
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$30

69921
PITT, Barrie
ZEEBRUGGE - St. George's Day, 1918

London. 1958. Cassell. 1st Ed. XV, 237 PP with 9 maps and diagrams, plus 3 folded plates and 12 b/w plates with 33 b/w photos. Hard cover, gilt title on a sunned spine. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Faint foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 21.8 x 14.5.
Attempt to seal off the U-boat naval base at Zeebrugge, Belgium.
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$15

69995
PLOMLEY, N.J.B.
AN IMMIGRANT OF 1824

Hobart. 1973. Tasmanian Historical Research Association. 1st Ed. (6) 47 PP with 2 b/w plates plus 9 b/w figures in text. Stapled card covers. Signature of previous owner on FFEP, o/wise near fine. 24 x 16. 0909479089
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$15

69956
PLOWMAN, Peter
ACROSS THE PACIFIC: LINERS FROM AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND TO NORTH AMERICA

Sydney. 2010. Rosenberg. 1st Ed. 272 PP with around 200 b/w illustrations (line drawings, plans, maps, photos) and 32 colour illustrations. Title page: Line drawing of "Mariposa". Frontispiece: Aorangi. Pictorial soft cover. Dedicatory note to previous owner signed by the author on half title page. Fine. 28.5 x 21. 9781877058967
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$70

69951
PLOWMAN, Peter
WANGANELLA AND THE AUSTRALIAN TRANS-TASMAN LINERS

Sydney. 2009. Rosenberg / Transpress NZ. 1st Ed. 188 PP with 23 colour and over 125 b/w illustrations (menus, programs, paintings, plans & photos). Fp: Advertisements for travel by Huddart Parker Line. Pictorial soft cover. Dedicatory note to previous owner signed by the author on title page. Fine. 28.5 x 21. 9781877058806
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$50

69833
PLOWMAN, Piers & CARD, Stephen J.
QUEEN OF BERMUDA and the Furness Bermuda Line

Bermuda. 2002. Bermuda Maritime Museum. 1st edition, with a foreword by Allan Davidson. 288 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (artworks, ephemera, paintings, posters, photos ...), plus a large folded plate with a colour drawing "Queen of Bermuda", by Enrico Repeto. Eps (in colour): painting and cutaway. Hard cover, simile leather, gilt title on front board and spine, dj. Dedicatory note to previous owner on title page, signed by co-author Peter Plowman. Folded plate with a crease, o/wise a fine copy. Scarce. 31 x 23.5. 0921560109
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$85

46628
POIRIER, Nicolas
LES BALEINIERS FRANCAIS EN NOUVELLE-ZELANDE. Des ambitions coloniales de la Monarchie de Juillet dans le Pacifique

Paris. 2003. Les Indes Savantes. 1st Ed. 172, (2) PP with 2 maps, 7 maps and many tables, plus 12 pages with 6 b/w and 13 colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 24 x 16. 2846540314
French whaling in the Pacific, and attempt to create a French settlement in New Zealand.
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$75

69996
POLO, Marco
THE TRAVELS OF MARCO POLO, with an introduction by John Masefield

London. circa 1970. Heron Books. XVI, 461 PP, including Appendix and Index plus 9 b/w plates. Blue leatherette covers with gilt decoration on front cover and spine. Near fine. 20.5 x 12.5.
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$20

48665
PRADO Y TOVAR, Don Diego
NEW LIGHT ON THE DISCOVERY OF AUSTRALIA, As Revealed by the Journal of Captain Don Diego de Prado Y Tovar

London. 1930. Henry Stevens. 1st edition. Edited by Henry Stevens, with annotated translation from the Spanish by George F. Barwick. XII, 262, (2 publications) PP with 1 map and 2 facsimile of documents, plus 2 folded maps in text and 2 large folded maps in rear pocket. Cloth cover, gilt engraved front cover and spine. Top edge gilt. Covers with a few light marks, light foxing around edges of prelims and a small repaired tear at the bottom of the ffep, o/wise a near fine copy. 22.5 x 15.2.
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$150

63109
PURCHASE, Peter
THE ALBATROSS NECKLACE - The Last Voyage of the Zuytdorp

Perth. 2013. Dune Publishing. Reprint of the 2012 original. VI, 408 PP with 1 chart on double page (journey of the Zuytdorp 1711-12, 2 b/w illustrations and 2 colour photos- head of each major part). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21.7 x 14.5. 9780957736412
Historical novel. Published in 2012 to mark the tricentenary of the June 1712 wreck of the VOC ship "Zuytdorp" on the cliffs north of Kalbarri, Western Australia.
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$35

48046
PYBUS, Cassandra & MAXWELL-STEWART, Hamish
AMERICAN CITIZENS, BRITISH SLAVES: Yankee Political Prisoners in an Australian Penal Colony 1839-1850

Melbourne. 2002. Melbourne University Press. 1st Ed. XVI, 270 PP with 6 figures (3 maps and 3 drawings / plans), plus 12 pages with 22 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 23.4 x 15.5. 0522850278
Almost 100 American Patriots were deported to Van Diemens Land, for helping French Canadian (Upper Canada) fight British oppression.
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$40

69978
QUARRELL, Avis
Touring The SHIPWRECK COAST

Warrnambool, Vic. 1990. Covell Publications. 1st Ed. 24 PP with 16 drawings and 55 colour photos. Inside back cover: map of the shipwreck coast with 2 location maps. Pictorial card covers. Fine. 29.7 x 21. 0949068152
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$10

58245
RAISON, E. T. (Ray)
QUEENSCLIFF AS A FISHING PORT

Point Lonsdale. c. 1990. Queenscliff Historical Publications. 1st Ed. 32 PP with 3 plans and 4 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21.2 x 14.6. 0731616715
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$10

70122
RALLIER DU BATY, Captain Raymond
15,000 MILES IN A KETCH

Edinburgh. c. 1911. Thomas Nelson. 1st edition ?. VI, 348 PP, plus 8 bw plates. Fp: Captain Raymond Rallier du Baty. Original brown cloth cover, device "Nelson Edinburgh" on front cover, gilt-engraved spine. Head and foot of spine rubbed. About 10 leaves with light insect damage on the front edge (margin). Light foxing. Copy without half title page, and pages VII/VIII. Renewed endpapers. Still a very good copy. 19 x 13.
An expedition in 1907 from France to Melbourne on board the "J. B. Charcot" with a year's stay on the Kerguelen islands for exploration and sealing. In order to finance this expedition, one of the sponsors, the British "Daily Chronicle", bought the story in 1910. It was only translated into French in 1990.
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$60

69935
RANSOME-WALLIS, P.
NORTH ATLANTIC PANORAMA 1900-1976

Shepperton, Middlesex. 1977. Ian Allan. 1st edition. 192 PP with bw photos, plus 4 pages with 3 colour illust. Title spread: Queen Elizabeth 2. Half-title page: SS City of Rome of Anchor Line. Hard cover, dj. Occasional foxing on outside edges and on inside of dust jacket. Near fine. 29.8 x 22.2. 0711006261
When passenger liners were providing luxury and safety between the US and Europe.
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$20

53770
RAO, Dr. S. R.
JOURNAL OF MARINE ARCHAEOLOGY - Volume 1

Goa, India. 1990. Society for Marine Archaeology / National Institute of Oceanography. Volume 1, January 1990. (4), 118, (2) PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 24.7 x 18.5.
Journal for the underwater cultural heritage of the Indian Ocean.
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$20

53130
REID, Dr. Richard
AUSTRALIA UNDER ATTACK: Sydney and the Midget Submarines 1942

Canberra. 2007. Department of Veterans' Affairs. Revised edition, May 2007. Message by Bruce Billson, Minister for Veterans' Affairs, loosely inserted. II, 64, (2) PP with 1 map and 43 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21 x 21. 1920720014
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$20

69499
RICHARDS, Bill & TERRY, Martin
WELCOME BATAVIA & COMMERCE AND CONQUEST: The Story of the V.O.C. (Dutch United East India Company) (in Signals No. 49)

Sydney. 1999. Australian National Maritime Museum. Issue No. 49, December 1999 - February 2000. 40 PP. Contains 3 articles pages 4 to 9 with 3 b/w and 10 colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover (Batavia at Lelystad, Netherlands). Fine. 29.6 x 21.
Exhibition held in 2000.
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$10

50214
RICKARD, D. R.
AUSTRALIA'S NAVY - The First 100 Years. A 365 Day Almanac of Notable Events

Adelaide. 2006. Author. Reprint of the 2005 original. XIV, 140 PP with 3 drawings and 24 b/w photo. Pictorial soft cover. Signed by the author on title page. Fine. 21 x 14.7. 0646451162
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$30

69944
RILEY, D. M. & B.H.P.
THE IRON SHIPS, A Maritime History of BHP 1885-1992

Melbourne. 1992. BHP Transport. 1st Ed. 252 PP with b/w & colour illustrations (plans, photos, maps, ...). Title-page: "Iron Melbourne" stern. Engraved cloth cover, dj, ribbon page-marker. Fine. 31 x 30.5. 0867690232
Brief history of BHP, involvement in shipowning and shipbuilding, followed by the history of their "iron ships", from the Iron Monarch (1917-1928) to the Iron Dampier and Iron Chieftain.
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$100

69486
R.M.S. QUEEN MARY
Post Card "R.M.S. QUEEN MARY"

London. 1936. Cunard White Star Line Recto: colorized lithography of "The Cunard White Star R.M.S. QUEEN MARY", by Frank H. Mason. Verso: "Correspondence & For Address Only. Near fine. Oblong format: 8.9 x 14.
Correspondence with only the signature of sender to Addressee. Hidden meaning to the addressee (a young Miss in Sydney): "He loves me".
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$20

69642
ROBINSON, Charles
PROGRES ET RESSOURCES DE LA NOUVELLE GALLES DU SUD

Sydney. 1878. Thomas Richards, Imprimeur du Gouvernement. 1st French edition, translated by E. Marin La Meslée. 24 PP. Soft cover, sewn. French text. Very good. 21 x 13.8.
The Progress and Resources of New South Wales. Ferguson: No. 14992.
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$20

70071
ROGERS, Stanley
MODERN PIRATES

London. 1939. Blackie & Son. 1st Ed. 224 PP, plus 4 b/w plates illustrated by the author. Fp: "Spray" pursued by the Felucca. Cloth cover. Name of previous owner at top of half title page and prize plate on front endpaper. Foxing. Very good. 18.7 x 13.
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$20

69967
ROSE, Kurt
THE ISLANDS OF THE SULU SEA

Palo Alto, Ca., USA. 1993. The Glencannon Press. 1st Ed. (8), 216 PP with 2 maps, 11 b/w photos and 19 drawings. Pictorial card cover. Foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 22.7 x 14.7. 0963758616
Voyage from Hamburg to the Far East on the German cargo ship Eta Rickmers. Jumped ship in Vladivostok, later joined the Gospel Ship Fukuin Maru registered in Boston... Sailing the China and Sulu Seas.
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$15

45134
ROSKILL, Capt. S. W.
A MERCHANT FLEET IN WAR - Alfred Holt & Co. 1939-1945

London. 1963. Collins. 3rd impression in May 1963 of the September 1962 original. XIV, 352 PP. FEP: The Alfred Holt Fleet, Ships Sunk in the War of 1939-1945. REP: General plan of M/V Priam. Red cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). A few small nicks/chips in the dust jacket, o/wise near fine. 22.8 x 14.5.
The long and ferocious struggle for seaborne supplies on the ships of the Holt Line. Loss of 44 owned and 8 managed ships, including Centaur off the coast of Queensland and 4 French ships.
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$70

68939
ROSS, Bob
LASER WORLDS: The Legend Legends (in Australian Sailing, June 1993)

Sydney. 1993. Australian Sailing. June 1993 issue, edited by Bob Ross. 76 PP. Contains article from P.37 to 43, plus 70 pages with 2 b/w and 8 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover (Diamond classer Saltash II). Near fine. 27.5 x 21.
The 1993 Laser Worlds and Laser Masters Worlds, in Auckland, NZ.
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$5

69379
ROUSMANIERE, John
"FASTNET FORCE 10"

New York. 1993. W. W. NORTON. 1st paperback edition of the 1980 original. 287 PP with 4 maps & 64 b/w photos. Title spread: Fastnet Rock, August 14 1979. Half title page: Satellite photo of the eastern North Atlantic Ocean. Soft cover, illustrated front. Fine (mint condition). 22.7 x 15.2. 0393308650
The 1979 Fastnet Yacht Race. 303 vessels, the Atlantic storm with several yachts sunk with 15 fatalities. Rescue by the RN, RAF, Coastguard, Lifeboatmen..
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$5

61935
ROWE, Captain V.J. (Editor)
JOURNAL OF THE COMPANY OF MASTER MARINERS OF AUSTRALIA - Volume XXV

Sydney. 1961. Federal Court of the Company of Master Mariners of Australia. Vol. XXV, October 1961. Edited by Captain V.J. ROWE. 120 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Title of article "Henry the Navigator", hand writtten on front cover by Captain Brett Hilder. Very good. 22 x 14.
Henry the Navigator, by Brett Hilder. ... Pages 35 to 55: Captured by Moorish Pirates.
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$10

54324
ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY
THE GEOGRAPHICAL JOURNAL - Volume: 132 - 1966 (in 4 parts)

London. 1966. Royal Geographical Society. Annual edition. Vol. 132, issues Part 1 (March 1966) to Part 4 (December 1966). Edited by L.P. KIRWAN. L (advertisements), 616 PP, (6 contents), plus plates with b/w photos and maps (some in colour). Original soft cover. Foxing. Very good. 24.5 x 15.5.
Vol. 132. Part 1: The Welsh Colony in Patagonia, 1865-1885, by E. G. Bowen. Part 2: Climate in the 1960's: World Wind circulation..., by H. H. Lamb. Socotra: Island of Bliss, by P. G. Boxhall. Part 3: Easter Island People, by Peter Beighton. Part 4: A Year with the Russians in Antarctica, by Charles Swithinbank.
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$40

54337
ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY
THE GEOGRAPHICAL JOURNAL - Volume: 141 - 1975 (in 3 parts)

London. 1975. Royal Geographical Society. Annual edition. Vol. 141, issues Part 1 (March 1975) to Part 3 (November 1975). Edited by Sir Laurence KIRWAN. XXXVI (advertisements), 538 PP, (6 contents), plus plates with b/w photos and maps. Original soft cover. Foxing. Very good. 24.5 x 15.5.
Vol. 141. Part 1: For Galapagos Islands, by P. R. Grant. Part 2: Thomas Baines 1820-1875, by Helen Luckett. Part 3: Captain William Smith and the discovery of the New South Shetland, by A. G. E. Jones.
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$40

61515
ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY
THE GEOGRAPHICAL JOURNAL - Volume: LXXIX, No. 3

London. 1932. Royal Geographical Society. Vol. LXXIX, No. 3, March 1932. Edited by Arthur R. HINKS. XII (advertisements), 161-256 PP with figures (drawings, maps, sketches), plus 10 plates with graphs, 2 plans & 15 b/w photos and a large folded map "Surveys and Soundings of the R.R.S. Discovery II, 1929-30". Original soft cover. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 24.5 x 15.5.
Vol.LXXIX - No. 3: The Basin of the River Parana (continued), by W.S. Barclay. Speeches at the unveiling of the Shackleton Memorial. The Voyage of the R.R.S. Discovery II, by Dr. Stanley Kemp. Tidal Observations on the Great Barrier Reef expedition, by Michael Spender.
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$10

54509
RUDENNO, Victor
GALLIPOLI: Attack from the Sea

Sydney. 2008. University of New South Wales Press. 1st Ed. X, 338 PP with 9 maps and 11 tables, plus 16 pages with 17 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 23.5 x 15.3. 9781921410598
The Navy's presence at Gallipoli. An account of the complete Allied submarine and related German U-boat activity, analysis of the strategies and actions of all land, sea and air forces.
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$30

70063
RUEGG, Bob & HAGUE, Arnold
CONVOYS TO RUSSIA - Allied Convoys and Naval Surface Operations in Arctic Waters 1941-1945

London. 1992. WSS / World Ship Society. 1st Ed. 104 PP with 3 maps, tables & 48 b/w photos in text. Fp: HMS Scorpion. Eps: Graph for Convoy Formation. Pictorial card cover. Crease along length of front cover near the edge, o/wise near fine. A scarce title. 24.5 x 18.6. 0905617665
Supply to Russia. The ports & routes, convoy study by years. Losses: German & Allied navies as well as merchant ships.
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$60

69509
Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs
AGREEMENT ESTABLISHING THE SOUTH PACIFIC COMMISSION (with Resolution concerning Immediate Projects) - Canberra, 6th February, 1947

London. 1947. Parliament / His Majesty's Stationery Office. Miscellaneous No. 9 (1947) - Cmd. 7104, 4/47. 12 PP. Staples removed. Near fine. 24.5 x 15.3.
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$100

16339
SEXTON, Rae
BEFORE THE WIND - Tracing the impact on a small community and shipping company by the shipwreck in 1888 of the Star of Greece

Adelaide. 1982. Australasian Maritime Historical Society. 1st Ed., with a foreword by Ronald Parsons. X, 110 PP with 1 map, 17 b/w photos and drawings. Fp: Construction plans & rigging plans of the Star of Greece. Eps: Sketch showing the total wreck of the Star of Greece. Hard cover, illustrated front cover. Few foxing spots on outside edges. Fine. 21 x 13.8. 0959944834
Wrecked off Willunga, South Australia, on Fiday the 13th of July 1888.
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$15

14841
SHAW, Henry I. Junior
TARAWA: A Legend is Born

London. 1969. Macdonald. 1st UK edition, in Purnell's History of WWII - Battle book No.8. 160 PP with b/w illust. (maps & photos). Pictorial soft cover. Spine sunned, o/wise very good. 21 x 13.8. 356029654
The atoll of Betio secured by the US Marines in 76 hours in November 1943.
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$5

39652
SHIPWRECKS
CONSERVING OUR HISTORIC SHIPWRECKS

Adelaide. 1987. S. A. Department of Environment and Planning. 24 PP (unnumbered) with 2 maps, 11 different forms of rig, and 57 b/w illustrations (engravings, photos). Inside front cover: Map of SE South Australia. Pictorial soft cover. Some old damp marks on front edge and page margins and covers, o/wise very good. 29.8 x 20.8. 0724344209
Legislation relating to shipwrecks and 22 historic shipwrecks of the South Australian coast.
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$5

63694
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. Dedicatory note on title page dated and signed by the author. 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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$60

19470
SIMPSON, Colin & ANGELOGLOU, Christopher
SIR FRANCIS CHICHESTER - VOYAGE OF THE CENTURY

London. 1967. Sphere Books. 1st edition by Sphere Books. 112 PP with 1 world map, 2 plans of Gipsy Moth IV, 16 colour & 66 b/w photos. Paperback (rubbed at hinges). Very good. 17.8 x 10.7.
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$5

69462
SMITH, David E.
TALL SHIPS ON CAMERA: The Photographs of David E. Smith

Liverpool. 1992. National Museums and Galleries on Merseyside. 1st Ed., with an introduction by David Williams. 64 PP with b/w illustrations (1 portrait and 49 photos of tall ships). Pictorial card cover. Near fine. 29.7 x 21. 0906367557
Catalogue of an exhibition held in 1992 to celebrate the 500th anniversary of Columbus voyage of Discovery to the Americas.
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$15

62539
SMYTHE, Mrs S. M.
TEN MONTHS IN THE FIJI ISLANDS

Oxford & London. 1864. John Henry and James Parker. 1st Ed, with a Preface, an Introduction and Appendix by Colonel W. J. Smythe. X, XVIII, (II), 282 PP with 4 engraved maps (2 folding) by Arrowsmith, 4 chromolithographs, 6 tinted wood-engraved plates, & 3 wood-engraved text illustrations. Fp (in colour): Levuka on the island of Ovalau. Green cloth covers, gilt title on spine. Light shelf wear of covers with a few small rubs. Front endpaper split at gutter. Occasional foxing, o/wise contents clean and a near fine copy. Scarce. 23 x 15.
An important account in the form of 20 letters covering the voyages, islands, people ... Coaling Station on Rapa Iti (Oparo). Mrs. Smythe accompanied her husband, Colonel Smythe who was sent to Fiji to study the area and report to the British Government on the suitability of establishing a protectorate there.
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$200

69818
SOMNER, Graeme
BEN LINE

Preston, UK. 2009. Ships in Focus Publications. 1st Ed. Foreword by W. R. E. Thomson. 236 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (map, plans, photos and 10 Flags and Funnels). Laminated pictorial boards. Fine. 30.2 x 21.5. 9781901703542
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$85

53664
SOUCEK, S.
The 'ALI MACAR REIS ATLAS' and the DENIZ KITABI: Their Place in the Genre of Portolan Charts and Atlases (In Imago Mundi, a review of Early Cartography)

Amsterdam. 1971. Nico Israel. Article removed from issue 25. Pages 17 to 27 with 5 figures (Portolan Charts). Soft cover, plastic cover, clear plastic front, spiral bound. Fine. 28.7 x 20.6.
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$10

61979
SOULAIRE, Dr. Jacques, BONNEL, Ulane & RANDIER Jean
BALEINES / PECHE A LA BALEINE (in Neptunia - No 94)

Paris. 1969. Les Amis du Musée de la Marine. Extracts from issue 94, (printemps 1969). 1-23 PP with b/w illustrations. Soft cover. French text. Near fine. 27 x 21.
La pêche à la baleine en France, by Dr. Soulaire. Les Quakers, pêcheurs de baleine à Dunkerque et Lorient, by Ulane Bonnell. Yankee whalers, les baleines d' Amèrique / La pêche à la baleine aujourd'hui, by Jean Randier.
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$15

70090
STANFORD, Don
ILE DE FRANCE, A Biography

London. 1960. Cassell. 1st Ed. (8), 185, (3) PP with 2 maps on double page The Journeys of the Ile de France: 1940-1942 and 1943-1946, plus 24 pages with 45 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Name of previous owner at top of front endpaper. Foxing throughout (heavy on a few pages). Still a very good copy. Scarce. 22.2 x 14.5.
The 32 years of this luxurious passenger ship, in peace and at war (troop transport). After joining the Free French, voyages from Australia in 1941, 1942 & 1943. Rescue of the 754 passengers of the Andrea Doria.
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$40

15748
STEVEN, Margaret
FIRST IMPRESSIONS, The British Discovery of Australia

London. 1988. British Museum. 1st Ed. 96 PP with b/w & colour illust. Hard cover, dj. Light foxing on endpapers, o/wise near fine. 22 x 22. 0565010662
Catalogue of an exhibition which travelled Australia at the time of its bicentennial. European exploration of the Pacific, the voyage of the Endeavour, ...
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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

68377
STODDART, Michael
TASSIE'S WHALE BOYS (in Tasmania 40 South - 83)

Hobart. 2016. 40 / Forty South Publishing. Issue No. 83, Summer 2016-2017. 96 PP. Contains article from P.18 to 22 with 6 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. New. 27.5 x 21.
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$10

69909
STONE, Ben & D'SOUZA, Javie (editors)
D-DAY AND NORMANDY, 6 JUNE 1944

Melbourne. 2009. Blitz Publications / Pen & Sword Military Books 1st Australian edition. Part Five in the "Commemorative Collector's" series. 100 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.7 x 21.
D-Day landings.
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$10

48717
SWALE, Rosie
BACK TO CAPE HORN

London. 1986. Collins. 1st Ed. 223 PP with 6 maps, plus 8 pages with 15 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Spine of cover lightly faded. Near fine. 23.8 x 16. 002174154
Horse riding through Chile, from the Antofagasta to Cape Horn and beyond.
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$10

53806
TATE, D. J. M. (compiler)
RAJAH BROOKE'S BORNEO

Hong Kong. 1989. John Nicholson Ltd. 2nd impression of the 1988 original. (6), 114 PP with b/w illustrations, plus 16 pages with 7 colour plates. Title spread: The Natives of Borneo. Laminated pictorial boards, dj. Dust jacket with short closed tears, o/wise fine. Oblong: 22.3 x 27.5. 09623280017
The Nineteenth century world of Pirates and Head-hunters, Orang Utan and Hornbills, and other such rarities as seen through the Illustrated London News and other contemporary sources.
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$35

69998
THOMAS, Gomer (1917-1937) & ANNAND, David (1930-1934)
WE WENT TO SEA IN BROCKLEBANKS OF LIVERPOOL

Wales. No date. c. 1988. Artist's Valley Press. 44 PP (typescript) with 33 b/w photos. Stapled pictorial wrappers with light soiling and wear, a few hand-written annotations, o/wise very good. 29.5 x 21.
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$30

14793
THOMAS, Stephen D.
THE LAST NAVIGATOR

London. 1987. Hutchinson / A Paul Sidey Book. 1st Ed. (12), 308 PP with 1 map on double pages and 18 sketch-maps and drawings, plus 8 pages with 14 colour photos. Title spread: stars. Hard cover, cloth spine, dj. Occasional foxing spots, o/wise near fine. 23.5 x 16. 0091726131
Part adventure story, part traveller's tale and serious scientific inquiry.
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$15

30794
TODD, Nigel & ROSS, Brian
AMERICA'S CUP 83 - The Official Advance Australia Souvenir Edition

Sydney. 1983. Sea Spray Group. 1st Ed., introduction by Sir James Hardy. (24 adv.), 62, (2 adv.) PP with plans, b/w and colour photos. Pictorial soft cover (slightly rubbed). Very good. 30 x 20.8. 0959249997
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$5

20439
TORRANCE, William
STEAMERS ON THE RIVER - From Ipswich to the Sea

Brisbane. 1986. Author. 1st Ed. XIV, 278 PP with bw illust. Title page: Federal steamer Devon in the Hamilton Reach. Fp: City of Brisbane. Eps: South Brisbane Reach in 1880. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 30.5 x 21.5. 0959144900
Illustrated account of the activities of steamers on the river and the bay of Brisbane between WWI & WWII.
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$10

70059
TORRIBLE, Captain Graham
YANGTZE REMINISCENCES - Some Notes and Recollections of Service with the China Navigation Company Ltd. 1925-1939

Hong Kong. 1990. John Swire and Sons Ltd. New edition of the 1975 1st edition. XII, 104 PP with 44 b/ illustrations: 1 map and 43 duotine photos. Stiff cover, dj. Faint foxing on top outside edge, o/wise fine. 23 x 17.
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$50

69153
TRANTER, G. J.
PLOWING THE ARCTIC

London. 1944. Hodder and Stoughton. November 1944 reprint of the September 1944 original. 256 PP, plus 16 pages with 19 b/w photos. Fp: Sergt. Larsen observing ship's position. FEP: Map with route of the R.C.M.P. St Roch through the Northwest Passage. Cloth covers. Ex library copy with stamps (some of them erased). War economy paper. Very good reading copy. 20.4 x 14.5.
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$5

47597
TUNLEY, Roul
SECRETS FROM A TIME SHIP

London. 1982. Reader's Digest Association Ltd. Reprint from British Reader' Digest. 8 PP with 10 colour photos by Adam Woodfitt. Pictorial soft cover (illustration by James Leech). 1 colour photo, 4 colour postcards and 3 folded flyers loosely inserted. Fine. 18.5 x 13.2.
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$20

60901
TURNBULL, Henry
LEICHHARDT'S SECOND JOURNEY - A First-Hand Account

Sydney. 1983. Halstead. 1st edition, with a foreword by Bruce Pratt, and illustrated by F. J. Broadhurst. (6), 58 PP with 1 map and 5 illustrations (on full page). Fp: Portrait. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 22.8 x 16.8. 0909134308
Exploration in the interior of Queensland 1846-47.
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$15

32153
TURNER, W. J. (editor)
BRITISH ADVENTURE

London. 1947. Collins. 1st Ed., in the Britain in Pictures Guinea volumes series. Introduction by Nigel Tangye. 324 PP with 120 b/w illustrations, and 48 colour plates. Cloth cover, gilt device and title on spine, dj (price clipped). A little light foxing, mostly on prelims and on outside page edges, o/wise near fine. 23 x 16.5.
British Merchant Adventurers, by Maurice Collis. British Polar explorers, by Admiral Sir Edward Evans. British Seamen, by David Mathew...
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$25

33994
URE, Charles W.
THE MODERN SAILOR'S POSITION FINDER - Volume No. 3

Sydney. c. 1967. Author. 1st Ed. 63 PP with 1 map and 20 figures. Pict. card cover. Very good. 21.5 x 14.
Position finding when lost at sea.
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$20

69805
US NAVY
"Welcome Aboard!": USS ABRAHAM LINCOLN (CVN 72) - The Legend

Washington. c. 2000. US Navy. 2000 edition. No pagination. 20 PP with 4 b/w photos and colour illustrations (11 artworks at centrefold and 36 photos). Soft cover, pictorial front with gilt illustration and title "Welcome Aboard! - The Legend". Near fine. 27.8 x 21.5
Keel laid in November 1984. Commissioned in 1989. ... published at the time of RIMPAC 2000, prior to WESTPAC 2000 (deployment in the Western Pacific and Arabian Gulf).
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$20

69472
VAN DE STADT, E.G.
CATALOGUE OF YACHT PLANS and information concerning building methods

Wormerveer, Netherlands. 1st Ed. Introduction by Cees W. Van Tongeren. 52 PP with b/w illustrations (sketches, plans and photos) and colour photo at centrefold of the 18 m (60 ft) Australian "SKOPE 59". Soft cover, illustrated front. Fine. 29.7 x 20.8
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$20

22195
VAN DER MOLEN, S.J.
THE LUTINE TREASURE, The 150-year search for gold in the wreck of the frigate Lutine

London. 1970. Adlard Coles. 1st English edition translated from the Dutch original. 168 PP, plus 16 pages with 28 b/w illust. Eps: Drawing of 'La Lutine frigate', taken at Toulon. Hard cover, dj. (price clipped). Near fine. 22.2 x 14.5. 0229974821
La Lutine captured from the French in 1793, sunk off Tershelling in 1799. Its famous bell was recovered in 1858 and is still in use in the Underwriters' Room at Lloyds.
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$20

69565
VERCOE, H.J.
CATAMARANS - A Summary of their features, their use and current design knowledge

Wallsend, Tyne & Wear. 1977. The British Ship Research Association. September 1977 edition. B.S.R.A. Technical Memorandum, T.M. No. 527. (4), 42 PP with 8 figures (No. 6 to 13), plus 7 pages with 7 figures (No. 1 to 5b.) with 1 artwork and 6 b/w photos. Hard cover, laminated boards, illustrated front. Stamp of the Library Board of W.A. at top of contents page and a small rubbed patch on inside front cover. An otherwise fine copy. 29.7 x 20.2.
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$40

13786
VICTOR, Frances Fuller
FLOTSAM AND JETSAM OF THE PACIFIC

Fairfield, Wa., USA. 1994. Ye Galleon. Reprint of the 1901 edition by the Oregon Historical Quarterly. 24 PP. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 22.8 x 15.2. 0877705453
Tales of ocean life and trade to the Columbia River and the Oregon coast by Captain Francis A. Lemont while serving on board the Owyhee, the Sultana and the May Dacre.
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$5

58535
VICTORIA
QUEENSCLIFFE ! How to See It

Queenscliff, Vic. 1984. Queenscliffe Historical Society. Facsimile edition of the 1876-77 original, with Introduction Historical Notes and a Postcript by D. A. Beavis and E. T. Raison. (8), 50 PP with period advertisements and b/w illustrations, plus 1 plan of "The Maze". Soft cover. Fine. Small format: 17 x 11.7. 0949583332
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$10

12912
VIGOUROUX, Louis
L'EVOLUTION SOCIALE EN AUSTRALASIE

Paris. 1902. Librairie Armand Colin. 1st Ed. (Bibliothèque du Musée Social). IX, (2), 441 PP, (2 adv.) with tables in text plus a very nice folded colour map of Australia and New Zealand at rear of book. Rebacked copy with original front and back cover pasted down. Old water stain on FFEP. Otherwise, apart from light foxing on prelims, very clean internally with pages largely uncut. French text. 18.5 x 12.
Includes sections on the penal settlements of New South Wales, the colonisation of South-east Australia and New Zealand, the squatters, the gold-rush, the labour movement, class differences, private enterprise and the states, unemployment... Even includes a chapter on the Colonie Ouvrière de Leongatha in Victoria. A very interesting and scarce book.
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$50

52094
VILLIERS, A. J.
VANISHED FLEETS

London. 1931. Geoffrey BLes. 1st Ed. XII, 269 PP, plus 16 pages with 11 b/w photos. Fp: The French fully-rigged Leon Blum arriving off Hobart. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Original b/w photo by A. Winter of Hobart Town pasted down on verso of the front endpaper. Spine frayed at head and lighlty sunned. Name of previous owner on verso of frontispiece (crossed). Foxing spots on outside edges and few pages, o/wise a very good clean copy. 22 x 14.5.
A survey of the maritime history of Tasmania. Earlier days, convict ships, whalers, clippers & later days.
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$40

69754
VILLIERS, Alan
VANISHED FLEETS, Sea Stories From Old Van Dieman's Land

Hobart. 1974. Cat & Fiddle Press. Reprint of the 1931 original, with a new introduction. (14), 297 PP, plus 16 pages with 20 b/w photos. Fp: Hobart. Eps: A chart of Tasmania. Cloth cover, gilt-engraved signature of Alan Villiers on front cover, dj. Ex Library copy with stamps on half title page and verso of title page, part of the free fly of the front endpaper cut, sellotape marks on covers and endpapers, and shelf number at foot of spine of the dust jacket. Foxing spots on outside edges. A good reading copy. 22 x 14.5. 0858530163
A survey of the maritime history of Tasmania. Earlier days, convict ships, whalers, clippers & later days.
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$15

44687
WALLACE, Colin
THE LOST AUSTRALIA OF FRANCOIS PERON

London. 1984. Nottingham Court Press. 1st Ed. (14), III, (3), 166, (18 bibliography, appendix, index) PP with 8 b/w illustrations, plus 10 pages with 9 b/w illustrations. Fp: François Péron. Cloth cover, dj. Few foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 24.6 x 17.2. 0906691966
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$85

58283
WARREN, James Francis
IRANUN AND BALANGINGI: Globalization, Maritime Raiding and the Birth of Ethnicity

Singapore. 2002. Singapore University Press. 1st Ed. XXII, 585 PP with 3 tables, 6 maps, and 27 b/w illustrations. Inside front cover: Iranun Sea Raider. Inside back cover: Attack on the Island and Fort of Balangingi. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 22.6 x 15.2. 9971692422
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$40

18768
WATERS, Captain John M.
BLOODY WINTER

Annapolis. 1984. Naval Institute Press. Revised edition of the 1967 original. XIV, (2), 285 PP with 3 maps in text plus 42 pages with 73 bw photos. Hard cover, dj. Very good. 23.6 x 15.8. 0870210912
Winter of 1942-43, climax in the Battle of the Atlantic against the German u-boats.
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$15

16839
WATTS, Anthony J. (editor)
WARSHIPS AND NAVIES 1973

London. 1972. Ian Allan. 1st Ed. 136 PP with 13 colour photos, 116 b/w photos & paintings and 2 line drawings. Fp: Harrier hovering above Ark Royal. Hard cover, dj. Very good. 24.2 x 18. 0711003858
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$10

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

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

53014
WEGENER, Edward
THE SOVIET NAVAL OFFENSIVE

Annapolis. c. 1975. Naval Institute Press. 1st US edition of the 1972 original Moskaus Offensive zur See. VIII, (2), 135 PP with 7 maps. Hard cover, dj. Lacks the title page. Very good. 23.5 x 16.
An examination of the strategic role of Soviet naval forces in the east-west conflict.
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$5

31322
WHITLEY, Gilbert P.
EARLY HISTORY OF AUSTRALIAN ZOOLOGY

Sydney. 1970. Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales. 1st Ed. (4), 75 PP with 1 map and 37 b/w illust. Soft cover. Fine. 24.7 x 19.
Published 28 April 1970, to commemorate the Captain Cook Bicentenary, 1770-1970.
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$15

70112
WILKINSON, B. A. & WILLSON, R. K.
THE MAIN LINE FLEET OF BURNS PHILP

Canberra. 1981. Nautical Association of Australia. 1st Ed. (14), 192 PP with House Flag and Funnel and 38 b/w photos. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges. Front endpaper with dedicatory note dated and signed by co author Bruce Wilkinson. Foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. Scarce. 22.6 x 15.5. 0959907920
The ships of Burns Philp & Company which, for 75 years, plied the South Pacific and as far as Singapore, Malaya, Hong Kong.
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$75

40647
WILMORE, C. Ray
SQUARE RIGGER ROUND THE HORN - The Making of a Sailor

Camden, Maine. 1972. International Marine. 1st Ed. (6), 220, (4) PP with 1 facsimile of "Certificate of Discharge" and 7 b/w photos. Fp: The "John Ena". Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price-clipped and a little rubbed). Near fine. 23.2 x 15.7. 0877420165
Voyage from Honolulu to Philadelphia in 1911, on board the four-masted barque "John Ena". Honolulu 14th of May 1911. Cape Horn 30th June. Arrived 27th August 1911.
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$45

69382
WOOD, Pamela (editor)
SALT 2 - Boatbuilding, Sailmaking, Island People, River Driving, Bean Hole Beans, Wooden Paddles, and more Yankee Doings

New York. 1980. Anchor Press / Doubleday. 1st paperback edition. XIV, 433 PP with b/w illustrations (drawings, plans, photos). Pictorial soft covers. Front cover with slight rub at top corner. Slight ageing of paper and foxxing spots on top outside edges. Inteernally near fine. 23.2 x 15.3. 0385143478
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$20

69381
WOOD, Pamela (editor)
THE SALT BOOK - Lobstering, Sea Moss Pudding, Stone Walls, Rum Running, Maple Syrup, Snowshoes, and other Yankee Doings

New York. 1977. Anchor Press / Doubleday. 1st paperback edition. XIV, 430 PP with b/w illustrations (drawings, plans, photos). Pictorial soft covers. Slight ageing of paper and foxxing spots on top outside edge. Very good. 23.2 x 15.3. 0385114230
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$20

70021
WOODLEY, A.E. & BOTTERILL, Bob
DUKE'S AND ORR'S DRY DOCK, Polly Woodside's Historic Home

Melbourne. 1985. Melbourne Maritime Museum / National Trust. 1st Ed. X, 70 PP with 5 plans & b/w illustrations (engravings & photos). Pictorial stiff cover. Foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 21 x 15. 0909710406
Stories on: Melbourne's old Duke's and Orr's dry dock in the 1940's by a shipwright, and on the River Yarra graving docks between 1865 & 1975.
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$15

70033
WORTHEN, Marian L.
FOR LOVE OF THE SEA - The Autobiography of Captain Robert H. Worthen

Hantsport, Nova Scotia. 1987. Lancelot Press. 1st Ed. 159 PP, plus VIII plates with 1 drawing and 11 photos. Fp: portrait of Captain Worthen as a Sub. Lieutenant. Soft cover, pictorial front. Covers a little rubbed, o/wise near fine. Scarce. 20 x 13.8. 0889993254
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$25

30031
WRAY, William D.
MITSUBISHI AND THE N.Y.K., 1870-1914 - Business Strategy in the Japanese Shipping Industry

Cambridge, Mass., USA. 1984. Harvard University Press. 1st Ed., in the Sub-series on the History of Japanese Business and Industry - Harvard East Asian Monographs No. 108. XX, (2), 672, (5 cat.) PP with 4 maps, 15 figures (7 b/w photos), and 62 tables. Cloth cover, dj. Short note on front endpaper, o/wise fine. 23.4 x 15.7. 0674576659
The origins and institutional growth prior to WWI: Japan's largest industrial group Mitsubishi, and the world's leading shipping enterprise Nippon Yusen Kaisha.
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$40