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Image for A Voyage Round the World containing an account of Captain Dampier's Expedition into the South-Seas in the ship St George in the years 1703 and 1704...

A Voyage Round the World containing an account of Captain Dampier's Expedition into the South-Seas in the ship St George in the years 1703 and 1704...

By: FUNNELL, William, Mate to Captain Dampier.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Amsterdam/New York, N. Israel/Da Capo Press: 1969

Seller ID: 31048


(Bibliothecha Australiana #57.) Facsimile of the London, 1707 edition. 8vo. xxvi, 300, [18]pp; plates and maps (4 folding), text illustrations, index. Simile vellum with blue title patches, clear dustwrapper. Fine. View more info

Image for The Arga Saga : the story of Australian Water Transport Ship AK96.

The Arga Saga : the story of Australian Water Transport Ship AK96.

By: GEEVES, Jock.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Hobart, Author: 1997

Seller ID: 14425


4to. 98pp, b&w photographs, maps. Soft covers. Very good. ***Signed by the author. ISBN 0646343807 View more info

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Australian & New Zealand Warships 1914-1945.

By: GILLETT, Ross.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Sydney and Auckland, Doubleday: 1983

Seller ID: 34075


Square 4to. 360pp, well illustrated with black & white photographs and line illustrations. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper (small piece missing from front lower corner, now in protective sleeve). The spine of the book is quite silverfished, otherwise a good clean copy. ISBN 0868240958 View more info

Rough Passage and The Adventure of the Faeroe Islands.

By: GRAHAM, Commander R.D. and M. Helen Graham.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, Granada: 1984

Seller ID: 26700


Introduction by Claud Worth. xi, 256pp, 5 maps. Soft covers (spine slightly faded, faint crease front cover, near head of spine). Ink stamp on foot edges. Very good. ISBN 0246123117 View more info

Christopher Columbus.

By: GRANZOTTO, Gianni.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Guild Publishing: 1986

Seller ID: 7124


Translated by Stephen Sartarelli. 300pp, 10 maps. Index. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. Very good. View more info

Image for The Merchant Venturers of London : a record of Far Eastern trade and piracy during the seventeenth century.

The Merchant Venturers of London : a record of Far Eastern trade and piracy during the seventeenth century.

By: GREY, Charles.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, H. F. & G. Witherby: 1932

Seller ID: 32392


Edited with a preface by Lieut.-Gen. Sir George MacMunn. With reproductions from old prints. 288pp, frontis with tissue guard, 5 plates. Original blue cloth, extremities a trifle rubbed. Edges yellowed and a little spotted, some soiling on front endpapers, owner's name. A good to very good copy. View more info

The Frigates.

By: GRUPPE, Henry E.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Amsterdam, Time-Life Books: 1980

Seller ID: 24075


(The Seafarers.) First European English Language printing. 4to. 176pp, well illustrated in colour and b&w, ep maps. Imitation leather with inlaid coloured illustration. Very good. View more info

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Mutiny on the High Seas.

By: HAINE, Edgar A.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New Jersey, USA, Cornwall Books: 1992

Seller ID: 34078


4to. 136pp, illustrated,. Cloth with dustwrapper. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0845347853 View more info

Image for News from New Cythera : a report of Bougainville's voyage 1766-1769.

News from New Cythera : a report of Bougainville's voyage 1766-1769.

By: HAMMOND, L. Davis (ed).

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Minneapolis, University of Minnesota Press: 1970

Seller ID: 31985


A publication from the James Bell Library. #254 of 750 copies. 8vo. 66pp. Includes a facsimile of the 4pp 'newsletter' (Relation de la decouverte... La Nouvelle Cythere), an English translation, commentary, notes and bibliography. Blue papered boards with clear wrapper. Very good. ISBN 0816605572 ***Tahiti. View more info

Image for The Custom of the Sea : a shocking true tale of shipwreck, murder and the last taboo.

The Custom of the Sea : a shocking true tale of shipwreck, murder and the last taboo.

By: HANSON, Neil.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Doubleday: 1999

Seller ID: 32259


331pp, illustrated. Soft covers. Fine. ISBN 0385601158 *** That is, cannibalism. The shipwreck of the Mignonette in 1884 off the African coast. View more info

SAILING. A Course of My Life.

By: HEATH, Edward.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Sidgwick & Jackson: 1978

Seller ID: 10105


185pp, well illus with b&w and colour photographs. Soft covers with d/w. First few leaves beginning to detach o/w very good. View more info

The Tall Ships Are Sailing : the Cutty Sark tall ship races.

By: HOLLINS, Holly.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Newton Abbot, David & Charles: 1982

Seller ID: 15206


Foreword by Greville Howard. 192pp, b&w photographs, map. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. Very good. View more info

A New History of British Shipping.

By: HOPE, Ronald.

Price: $55.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1990

Seller ID: 27705


xiii, 533pp, illustrated in black and white, table and charts, 3 full-page maps. Original cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. Very good. ISBN 0719547997 View more info

Looking for La Perouse. D'Entrecasteaux in Australia and the South Pacific 1792-1793.

By: HORNER, Frank.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Melbourne, The Miegunyah Press (MUP): 1995

Seller ID: 26631


First edition. 1000 copies. 322pp, 10 plates, 11 maps, 2 ships plans, place ribbon. Canvas cloth with dustwrapper. Inscribed presentation sheet tipped to front free endpaper. A nice clean copy. Very good. ***D'Entrecasteaux's expedition visited Van Diemen's Land twice and made important discoveries in WA and New Guinea. View more info

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The Story of P&O : the Peninsular and Oriental Steam Navigation Company.

By: HOWARTH, David and Stephen Howarth.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld and Nicolson: 1986

Seller ID: 26771


Small 4to. 224pp, colour frontispiece, profusely illustrated in colour and black and white, maps, plans, pictorial endpapers, index. Black cloth with dustwrapper. A very good clean copy. View more info

The Men-of-War.

By: HOWARTH, David.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Amsterdam, Time-Life Books: 1979

Seller ID: 24074


(The Seafarers.) 4to. 176pp, well illustrated in colour and b&w, ep maps. Imitation leather with inlaid coloured illustration. Very good. View more info

Adventures on a Journey to New Holland; and The Lonely Deathbed.

By: HUBER, Therese.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Lansdowne Press: 1966

Seller ID: 17504


Trans. Rodney Livingstone. Ed., Preface and Notes by Leslie Bodi. 128pp, 4 b&w illus. Cloth-textured papered boards (no d/w). Very good. ***Written in 1793, this is the first novel with an Australian background. View more info

The Explorers.

By: HUMBLE, Richard.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Amsterdam, Time-Life Books: 1979

Seller ID: 24078


(The Seafarers.) 4to. 176pp, well illustrated in colour and b&w, ep maps. Imitation leather with inlaid coloured illustration. Very good clean copy. View more info

Image for Lure of the Southern Seas : the voyages of Dumont D'Urville 1826-1840.

Lure of the Southern Seas : the voyages of Dumont D'Urville 1826-1840.

By: HUNT, Susan; Martin Terry & Nicholas Thomas.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Sydney, Historic Houses Trust of New South Wales: 2002

Seller ID: 15614


Large 4to. 144pp, lavishly illustrated in colour and b&w. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. ISBN 1876991003 View more info

Image for Of Time and Place : essays in honour of O.H.K. Spate.

Of Time and Place : essays in honour of O.H.K. Spate.

By: JENNINGS, J.N. & G.J.R. Linge (eds)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Canberra, ANU Press: 1980

Seller ID: 31909


xxvi, 296pp, frontis portrait, illustrated. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. Very good. ISBN 0708114539 ***Spate was the author of a three-volume history of the Pacific and largely responsible for building the ANU's Research School in Pacific Studies. The sixteen essays in this festschrift reflect the range of his scholarly interests. View more info

Image for Narrative of the Surveying Voyage of H.M.S. Fly commanded by Captain F. P. Blackwood in Torres Strait, New Guinea, and other islands of the Eastern Archipelago together with an excursion into the interior of the eastern part of Java.

Narrative of the Surveying Voyage of H.M.S. Fly commanded by Captain F. P. Blackwood in Torres Strait, New Guinea, and other islands of the Eastern Archipelago together with an excursion into the interior of the eastern part of Java.

By: JUKES, J. B.

Price: $185.00

Publisher: Vancouver, Martino Publishing / Wayfarer's Bookshop: 2001

Seller ID: 32034


#54 of 250 copies of the facsimile of the first edition of 1847. Two volumes. xii, 423pp & v, 362pp, profusely illustrated, 2 folding maps. Green cloth with embossed title-labels. Fine. View more info

SEAMANSHIP. The complete illustrated guide for the cruising yachtsman.

By: KEMP, Peter.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Sydney, Reed: 1983

Seller ID: 20894


4to. 240pp, profusely illus in b/w and colour. Papered boards (no d/w), extremities a little rubbed. Bookplate (?) removed from front fep, owner's name on half-title, otherwise a good clean copy. View more info

Image for The Expedition to Borneo of H.M.S. Dido for the Suppression of Piracy : with extracts from the journal of James Brooke, Esq. of Sarawak... with an additional chapter, comprising recent intelligence, by Walter K. Kelly.

The Expedition to Borneo of H.M.S. Dido for the Suppression of Piracy : with extracts from the journal of James Brooke, Esq. of Sarawak... with an additional chapter, comprising recent intelligence, by Walter K. Kelly.

By: KEPPEL, Captain the Hon. Henry.

Price: $1,000.00

Publisher: London, Chapman & Hall: 1847

Seller ID: 32782


Third Edition. Two volumes. [I] xiv, 430pp (last blank), frontis & 4 other lithographic plates, 2 folding maps. [II] viii, 316pp (last blank), frontis & 5 other lithographic plates, 2 folding maps, folding table. Original cloth, decorated in blind, spines lettered in gilt; both volumes rebacked with the original spines laid down (and a little faded) and the hinges neatly reinforced with Japanese tissue, extremities a little rubbed. Some spotting early and late and on the... View more info

Image for Australian and New Zealand Sail Traders.

Australian and New Zealand Sail Traders.

By: KERR, Garry J.

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Blackwood, SA, Lynton Publ.: 1974

Seller ID: 5393


144pp, illustrated, pictorial endpapers. Laminated pictorial cloth (as issued, without dustwrapper). A very good clean copy. Owner's name. View more info

Image for SV May Queen : a grand survivor.

SV May Queen : a grand survivor.

By: KERRISON, Rex & Richard Johnson.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Hobart, Forty South Publishing: 2014

Seller ID: 32733


Square 4to. 178pp, well illustrated in colour and b&w. Pictorial papered boards. Fine (new). ISBN 0992279143 ***Built in 1867 on the Huon River, the May Queen was one of Tasmania's most distinctive coastal traders, and has been awarded World Ship Trust Maritime Heritage status. Now on display at Hobart's Constitution Dock, she was restored between 1975 and 1998. View more info

Passenger Ships of the 20th century. An Illustrated Encyclopedia.

By: LATIMER, David W.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Northern Ireland, Colourpoint: 2002

Seller ID: 15695


4to. 400pp, illustrated. Original cloth with dustwrapper. Fine. View more info

Image for Mirror of the Australian Navigation.

Mirror of the Australian Navigation.

By: Le MAIRE, Jacob.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Sydney, Hordern House for the National Maritime Museum: 1999

Seller ID: 32030


(The Australian Maritime Series, no 5.) A facsimile of the 'Spieghel der Australische Navigatie' being an account of the voyage of Jacob Le Maire and Willem Schouten 1615-1616 published in Amsterdam in 1622. With an introductory essay by Edward Duyker, New South Wales History Fellow, and English text by Alexander Dalrymple. Bibliographical note on the original editions by Hordern House. 950 copies thus. 4to. 96pp facsimile of the rare original Dutch printing and 65pp fa... View more info

Image for By Derwent divided : the story of Lake Illawarra, the Tasman Bridge and the 1975 disaster.

By Derwent divided : the story of Lake Illawarra, the Tasman Bridge and the 1975 disaster.

By: LEWIS, Tom.

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Darwin, Tall Stories: 2006

Seller ID: 20628


Second edition. 4to. 70pp, illustrated with b&w photographs. Pictorial papered boards. A fine clean copy. ISBN 0957735111 View more info

Image for The Australia Run. Australian Shipwrecks : Volume Six.

The Australia Run. Australian Shipwrecks : Volume Six.

By: LONEY, Jack and Peter Stone.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Benalla, Vic., Marine History Publications: 2000

Seller ID: 16551


317pp, b&w photographs and illustrations, maps, bibliography and references, indexes. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. A fine clean copy. View more info

Shipwrecks Along the Great Ocean Road.

By: LONEY, Jack.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Portarlington, Vic., Marine History: 1993

Seller ID: 34765


Reprint with corrections. 144pp, b&w photographs, maps. Soft covers. Lower corners of front cover and first 20pp a little creased, otherwise a very good clean copy. ISBN 0959985387 View more info

Wrecks in the Rip and Port Phillip Bay.

By: LONEY, Jack.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Portarlington, Vic., Neptune Press: 1993

Seller ID: 34766


Two titles: Wrecks in the Rip & Wrecks in Port Phillip Bay. 74pp, 12pp illustrations. Soft covers. The final page is poorly printed and a good copy has been tipped over it (as issued). A very good clean copy. View more info

Shipwrecks around Port Phillip Heads. Exploring the fate of 66 vessels lost along the coast from Cape Schanck to Barwon Heads 1840-1945.

By: LOVE, Don.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Meerlieu, Victoria, Author: 2006

Seller ID: 25467


First edition. 164pp, well illustrated, endpaper maps. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. Fine. ISBN 0975070126 ***The third book in a projected series of six volumes covering all the Victorian coastline. View more info

The Great Liners.

By: MADDOCKS, Melvin.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Amsterdam, Time-Life Books: 1982

Seller ID: 24083


(The Seafarers series.) 4to. 176pp, well illustrated in colour and black & white, endpaper maps. Imitation leather with inlaid coloured illustration on upper board. Very good. View more info

Image for Nets, Lines and Pots : a history of New Zealand fishing vessels. Volume One.

Nets, Lines and Pots : a history of New Zealand fishing vessels. Volume One.

By: MAKARIOS, Emmanuel.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Wellington, NZ, IPL Books/Wellington Maritime Museum: 1996

Seller ID: 33013


4to. 112pp, black & white photographs. Soft covers (light rubbing). Owner's name on half-title. Very good. ISBN 090887698X View more info

The Aegean Archipelago and Cyprus : printed maps 1485-1800 from the Zacharakis and Samourkas collections.

By: Maps:

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Athens, Ministry of the Aegean: 1998

Seller ID: 31054


4to. 118pp, well illustrated in colour and b&w. Soft covers. Very good. ISBN 9607859154 View more info

Image for The Evolution of the Hobart Trading Ketch : an exhibition... Dec 28. 1982 - Jan 10, 1983.

The Evolution of the Hobart Trading Ketch : an exhibition... Dec 28. 1982 - Jan 10, 1983.

By: Maritime:

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Hobart, Hobart Architectural Co-Operative: 1982

Seller ID: 34494


Exhibition catalogue: 12pp (three a4 sheets, folded, unstapled). A very good clean copy. The exhibition featured photograsphs, models and artefacts. This catalogue includes notes on the exhibits and a glossary of terms. View more info

DISASTER AT SEA.

By: MARRIOTT, John.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Promotional Reprint Company: 1996

Seller ID: 16821


176pp, b&w photographs, maps. Pictorial papered boards with dustwrapper. Near fine. View more info

Image for Essays in Historical Geography and on kindred subjects.

Essays in Historical Geography and on kindred subjects.

By: McCLYMONT, James R.

Price: $55.00

Publisher: London, Bernard Quaritch: 1921

Seller ID: 31908


200 copies printed. Small 4to. 52pp (last blank). Original quarter cloth and papered sides, gilt spine title; a few tiny spots of flecking on the papered area. Uncut fore- and tail-edges, partly unopened. Offsetting on the endpapers, otherwise a very good clean copy ***One chapter concerns Terra Australis and Java la Grande. View more info

SEA DANGERS. The Affair of the Somers.

By: McFARLAND, Philip.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Schocken Books: 1985

Seller ID: 12568


308pp, 20 b&w illus. Original cloth-textured papered boards (head corners lightly bumped) with d/w (a little rubbed). Very good. View more info

Employ'd as a Discoverer : papers presented at the Captain Cook Bi-centenary Historical Symposium, Sydney.

By: MEGAW, J.V.S. (ed).

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Sydney, A.H. & A.W. Reed, for the Sutherland Shire Council: 1971

Seller ID: 33194


Small 8vo. 141pp, illustrated. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0589071009 View more info

The Eye of the Wind.

By: MITCHENER, E.A.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Kingston Beach (Tas), Author?: 1984

Seller ID: 27743


36pp, illustrated. Soft covers. ISBN 0959128603 ***The restoration of a square-rigged vessel. View more info

Image for Sailing with Flinders : the journal of Seaman Samuel Smith.

Sailing with Flinders : the journal of Seaman Samuel Smith.

By: MONTEATH, Peter (edited, and with an introduction, by).

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Corkwood Press: 2003

Seller ID: 35514


86pp, illustrated. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. ISBN 1876247134 View more info

Image for American Sailing Coasters of the North Atlantic.

American Sailing Coasters of the North Atlantic.

By: MORRIS, Paul C.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Ohio, Bloch & Osborn: 1973

Seller ID: 34077


4to. 226pp, well illustrated with sketches and photographs, endpaper maps. Synthetic cloth with dustwrapper (a few slight silverfish nibbles). Lower corners a little bumped, otherwise a good to very good clean copy. View more info

Image for Observations and Remarks made on a Voyage to the islands of Teneriffe, Amsterdam, Maria's Island near Van Diemen's Land... the North-West Coast of America.. and thence to Canton in the brig Mercury commanded by John Henry Cox.

Observations and Remarks made on a Voyage to the islands of Teneriffe, Amsterdam, Maria's Island near Van Diemen's Land... the North-West Coast of America.. and thence to Canton in the brig Mercury commanded by John Henry Cox.

By: MORTIMER, George.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Amsterdam/New York, N. Israel/Da Capo Press: 1975

Seller ID: 31855


(Bibliotheca Australiana #68.) Facsimile of the London, 1791 edition. xvi, 72pp, two folding maps ('Sketch of Vlamingh's Road on the East Side of Amsterdam Island' and 'Oyster Bay and Part of Maria's Islands' [Van Diemen's Land], both by John Henry Cox, 1789). Simile vellum. A nice clean copy. Very good to fine. View more info

Learning the Rule of the Road. A Guide for the Skippers and Crews of Small Craft.

By: MOSENTHAL, Basil.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Adlard Coles: 1996

Seller ID: 19236


36pp, colour illustrations. Laminated soft covers. Fine. ISBN 0713645296 ***Steering and sailing rules, lights and shapes, sound and light signals, distress signals, International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea. View more info

Image for Flinders : the man who mapped Australia.

Flinders : the man who mapped Australia.

By: MUNDLE, Rob.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Sydney, Hachette Australia: 2012

Seller ID: 35708


xiv, 386pp, maps & coloured plates, pictorial endpapers (the Flinders map of Terra Australia). Papered boards, decorated in blind, with dustwrapper. A fine clean copy. ISBN 0733628508 View more info

Image for Shipwreck Archaeology in Australia.

Shipwreck Archaeology in Australia.

By: NASH, Michael (editor).

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Crawley, WA, University of Western Australia Press: 2007

Seller ID: 33066


4to. 224pp, well illustrated in colour and black & white, including photographs, maps, line drawings. Navy blue synthetic cloth with dustwrapper. A fine clean copy. ISBN 0980296439 View more info

Image for A Maritime Archaeological Survey of South East Tasmania (Cape Raoul to South East Cape).

A Maritime Archaeological Survey of South East Tasmania (Cape Raoul to South East Cape).

By: NASH, Michael.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Tasmania, Department of Lands, Parks and Wildlife: 1988

Seller ID: 34876


(LPW Occasional Paper no 17.) 4to. 64pp, illustrated. Stapled in cloth-backed soft covers. Owner's name. A very good clean copy. View more info

Sydney Cove : the history and archaeology of an eighteenth-century shipwreck.

By: NASH, Michael.

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Hobart, Navarine Publishing: 2009

Seller ID: 26951


New expanded edition (first published as Cargo for the Colony in 2001). Small 4to. 284pp, well illustrated in colour and b&w, maps. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. A fine clean copy. ISBN 0975133152 ***The Sydney Cove was wrecked off Preservation Island in the Furneaux Group of Bass Strait en route from China to Port Jackson in NSW. This account of the history and archaeology of the wreck is by the maritime archaeologist who directed an extensive resea... View more info

World Wide Navigation.

By: NOBLE, Captain John.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Glasgow, Brown, Son & Ferguson: 1987

Seller ID: 12913


Drawings by James Johnston. 224pp, b&w illus, maps. Original cloth-textured papered boards with d/w (back lightly rubbed). Near fine. View more info