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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

The Blindfold Game: 'The Day' at Jutland.

By: OAKESHOTT, Ewart.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Pergamon: 1969

Seller ID: 27112


(The Pergamon English Library.) Small 4to. 128pp, well illustrated (by the author), with folding chart at rear. Original cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper (rubbed). Solid bump to loer corners, slight spotting to endpapers and first/last couple of leaves, otherwise a good clean copy. View more info

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A Voyage Round the World, in the Gorgon Man of War: Captain John Parker. Performed and written by his widow; for the advantage of a numerous family.

By: PARKER, Mary Ann.

Price: $180.00

Publisher: Sydney, Hordern House for the National Maritime Museum: 1991

Seller ID: 12232


(The Australian Maritime Series, no 1.) Facsimile edition limited to 750 copies of which 675 thus. First published in 1795 (Ferguson 229), reissued with commentary by Gavin Fry of the Australian National Maritime Museum. 8vo. 34, xxxii, 150pp, illustrated. Hand-bound in quarter maroon Scottish calf with marbled paper boards. A couple of trifling marks to the spine leather, otherwise a very good to fone clean copy. View more info

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The Log of the Grand Turks.

By: PEABODY, Robert E.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Duckworth: 1927

Seller ID: 32037


First edition. 249pp, 25 b&w illustrations, endpaper maps. Original blue cloth, spine lettered in gilt. Very good to fine. View more info

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Australian Coastal Shipping.

By: PEMBERTON, Barry.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Melbourne University Press: 1979

Seller ID: 22370


First edition. Oblong 4to. 327pp, illustrated. Cloth with dustwrapper. A very good to fine clean copy. ISBN 0522841317 View more info

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H.M.S. Sulphur at California, 1837 and 1839 : the accounts of Captain Edward Belcher and Midshipman Francis Guillemard Simpkinson.

By: PIERCE, Richard A. & John H. Winslow (eds)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Kingston, Ontario, Limestone Press: 1979

Seller ID: 31833


(Materials for the Study of Alaska History no 12.) 8vo. 144pp, 13 illustrations on coloured paper, 9 other illus, map, pictorial endpapers. Black cloth, as issued without dustwrapper. Very good. View more info

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D'Entrecasteaux en Nouvelle-Caledonie 1792 et 1793.

By: PISIER, Georges.

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Noumea, La Societe d'Etudes Historiques de la Nouvelle-Caledonie: 1976

Seller ID: 33069


(Publications de la Societe d'Etudes Historiques de la Nouvelle-Caledonie, no 13.) 4to. 148pp, illustrations, 2 folding maps. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. View more info

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Lighthouses of the Atlantic.

By: PLISSON, Philip and Guillame (photography) and Daniel Charles (text).

Price: $65.00

Publisher: London, Cassell: 2001

Seller ID: 19437


Folio. 240pp, colour photographs, maps. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0304356530 View more info

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California Gold Rush Voyages 1848-1849 : three original narratives.

By: POMFRET, John E. (ed)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: San Marino CA, The Huntington Library: 1954

Seller ID: 32710


x, 246pp, 2 maps, index. Cloth-backed decorated papered boards with dustwrapper (some silverfishing, now in protective sleeve). Edges a little yellowed but a good to very good clean copy, in a good-only wrapper View more info

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Ships, Seas, and Scientists : U.S. naval exploration and discovery in the nineteenth century.

By: PONKO, Vincent.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Annapolis, Maryland, Naval Institute Press: 1974

Seller ID: 31838


xii, 284pp. Cloth with dustwrapper (spotted on the inside, extremities a little rubbed, in protective sleeve). A little pale spotting on the edges, otherwise a very good clean copy. View more info

The Royal Tour 1901. Or the Cruise of H.M.S. Ophir.

By: PRICE, Petty Officer Harry.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Exeter, Webb & Bower: 1980

Seller ID: 7135


4to. Unpaginated facsimile holograph with numerous coloured illustrations, frontis author portrait. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. Very good. Owner's name. ***Being a lower deck account of their Royal Highnesses, the Duke and Duchess of Cornwall and York's voyage around the British Empire. View more info

THE BLUE CONTINENT.

By: QUILICI, Folco.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld and Nicolson: 1954

Seller ID: 10671


Photographs by the author in collaboration with Viorgio Ravelli. 169pp, 26 colour, 35 b&w photographs. Cloth (trifling wear). Some spotting. Very good. View more info

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Journal of Captain Cook's last voyage to the Pacific Ocean.

By: RICKMAN, John.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: USA, Readex Microprint: 1966

Seller ID: 32244


(Great Americana.) Facsimile. 8vo. [xiv], xlvi, 396pp, frontis, double-page map, 4 plates. Synthetic cloth. Slight smudge mark on fore-edges, otherwise a very good clean copy. ***First published 1781 as Journal of Captain Cook's last voyage to the Pacific Ocean, on Discovery, performed during the years 1776, 1777, 1778, 1779, illustreated with cuts and charts shewing the tracts [sic] of the ships employed in this expedition (Printed for E. Newberry). View more info

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Captain Robinson : the reminiscences of a Tasmanian Master Mariner, James William Robinson 1824-1906.

By: Robinson, James William : edited by Michael Nash.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Hobart, Blubber Head Press: 2009

Seller ID: 35032


A limited edition of 500 numbered copies. 240x165mm. x, 178pp, frontis portrait, colour and b&w illustrations. Case-bound with dustwrapper. A very good clean second-hand copy. ISBN 0908528345 ***Written in retirement in 1904, Robinson's ‘tough account of a rough life’ has never before been published. The Captain worked mainly in the pelagic whaling industry out of Hobart, but also carried a variety of cargoes to all the Australasian colonies, Singapore and th... View more info

A Cruising Voyage Round the World, first to the South-Seas, thence to the East Indes, and homewards by the Cape of Good Hope. Begun in 1708, and finished in 1711...

By: ROGERS, Capt. Woodes.

Price: $40.00

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

Seller ID: 31358


(Bibliothecha Australiana #63.) Facsimile of the London, 1712 edition. xxii, 428, 56, [14]pp; 5 folding maps. Simile vellum with blue title patches, clear dustwrapper. Fine. ***In the ships Duke and Duchess of Bristol. Includes 'an account of Alexander Selkirk's living alone four years and four months in an island' View more info

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Bougainville.

By: ROSS, Michael.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London & New York, Gordon & Cremonesi: 1978

Seller ID: 33189


Tall 8vo. 167pp, illustrated by the author. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. A fine clean copy. ISBN 0860330591 *** A biography of Louis-Antoine de Bougainville. View more info

Sailor Souvenirs : stoneware, faiences and porcelain of three centuries.

By: RUDOLPH, Wolfgang.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Edition Leipzig: 1985

Seller ID: 7923


Large square 8vo. 152pp, well illus in colour and b&w. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper (a couple of short clean tears repaired). A very good clean copy. View more info

Australia Unveiled : the share of the Dutch navigators in the discovery of Australia.

By: SCHILDER, Gunter.

Price: $275.00

Publisher: Amsterdam, Theatrvm Orbis Terrarvm: 1976

Seller ID: 11180


Translated by Olaf Richter. Small 4to. 424pp, well illustrated in b&w, including 88 maps. Original cloth with dustwrapper (head and tail of spine a little rubbed, spine sunned). Edges lightly foxed, a lesser amount at head of first and last couple of leaves, otherwise a nice clean copy. Good to very good. ISBN 9022199975 View more info

The Conway History of Seafaring in the Twentieth Century.

By: Seafaring:

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Conway Maritime Press: 2000

Seller ID: 11776


Foreword by Sir Robin Knox-Johnston. 224pp, 24 b&w photographs. Cloth-textured papered boards with d/w. Fine. ***With contributions by Alastair Couper, Philip Dawson, Ian Dear, Valerie Fenwick, Norman Friedman, Alison Gale, Eric Grove, Antony Preston, Peter Quatermaine and Ann Savours. View more info

A Voyage Round the World by way of the Great South Sea, perform'd in the years 1719, 20, 21, 22, in the Speedwell of London...

By: SHELVOCKE, Capt. George.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Amsterdam/New York, N. Israel/Da Capo Press: 1971

Seller ID: 31357


(Bibliothecha Australiana #71.) Facsimile of the London, 1726 edition. xxxvi, 468pp; 4 plates (two folding, large folding map. Simile vellum with blue title patches, clear dustwrapper. Fine. View more info

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H.M.A.S. Latrobe : the story of an Australian Corvette 1942-1946.

By: SMITH, Windas.

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Waterloo, Tasmania, Author?: [1987]

Seller ID: 31265


Large 8vo. 88pp, illustrated, folding map, single-page Appendix tipped to inside rear cover (Details of Bathurst Class minesweepers built in Australia). Stapled in stiff pictorial wrappers, as issued. A very good clean copy. ***Signed and inscribed by the author. ISBN 0731609808 View more info

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The Journal of Edward Spain, merchant seaman and sometimes Warrant Officer in the Royal Navy, describing the conditions of life at sea during the American Revolution and the wars with France.

By: Spain, Edward:

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Sydney, St Mark's Press: 1989

Seller ID: 8029


With an engraving by Edward Stafford. #17 of 104 numbered copies signed by the publisher. Small 8vo. [vi], 84pp. Hand-set and printed on hand-made rag paper. Cloth-backed paste-papered boards with leather spine label. Edges faintly yellowed. Inscribed by the publisher on ffep. Near fine. ***The second book of the press. Spain was pressed into naval service, and later served with Arthur Phillip. The manuscript journal is held by the Mitchell Library in Sydney. View more info

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The Tregurtha Log: relating the adventurous life of Captain Edward Primrose Tregurtha. The Napoleonic Wars - The East India Company's China run - Whaling in the South Seas - Shipmaster to the Port Phillip District.

By: SPROD, Dan (ed).

Price: $110.00

Publisher: Hobart, Blubber Head Press: 1980

Seller ID: 5074


600 numbered copies, signed by the editor. Foolscap folio. 166pp, frontis portrait and two colour plates (tipped-in), other illustrations, endpaper maps. Blue buckram with dustwrapper. A very good to fine clean copy. ISBN 0908528035 ***Captain Tregurtha ended his career sailing from the port of Launceston in northern Tasmania. View more info

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The Great United States Exploring Expedition of 1838-1842.

By: STANTON, William.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Berkeley, University of California Press: 1975

Seller ID: 31924


Large 8vo. 434pp, illustrations, endpaper maps. Cloth with dustwrapper. Very good. ISBN 0520025571 View more info

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New Light on the Mysterious Tragedy of the "Worcester" 1704-05. An episode in the long struggle between England and Scotland for union as Great Britain 1603-1707. With a solution of the mystery offered by...

By: TEMPLE, Sir Richard.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Ernest Benn: 1930

Seller ID: 33119


From the papers of her English Charterer, Thomas Bowrey, discovered in 1913 by John Humphreys and now in the possession of Lieut.-Colonel Henry Howard. 491pp, frontis, 7 plates, 2 text figures, 3 maps. Original blue cloth, faded, more so on spine, light flcking, corners a little bumped. Edges yellowed, clean inside. A good copy. View more info

A True and Impartial Journal of a Voyage to the South Seas, and round the globe, in His Majesty's ship the Centurion, under the command of Commodore George Anson... from its commencement in the year 1740 to its conclusion in 1744...

By: THOMAS, Pascoe.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Amsterdam/New York, N. Israel/Da Capo Press: 1971

Seller ID: 31365


(Bibliothecha Australiana #72.) Facsimile of the London, 1745 edition. 8vo. [xvi], 348, 40pp. Simile vellum with blue title patches, clear dustwrapper. Fine. View more info

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The Encounter, 1802 : art of the Flinders and Baudin voyages.

By: THOMAS, Sarah (ed).

Price: $135.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Art Gallery of South Australia: 2002

Seller ID: 35310


4to. 228pp, lavishly illustrated in colour. Pictorial papered boards, as issued (without a dustwrapper). A very good clean copy. ISBN 0730830055 *** Published to accompany the exhibition held at the Art Gallery of SA, February-April 2002. View more info

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The Lawson History of the America's Cup : a record of fifty years.

By: THOMPSON, Winfield M. & Thomas W. Lawson.

Price: $285.00

Publisher: Southampton, Ashford Press: 1986

Seller ID: 35416


#518 of this facsimile reprint of 1500 copies; first published 1902. 4to. [viii] xvi, 402pp, illustrated in colour and b&w. Cream cloth, decorated in gilt on the upper board and in blue and gilt on the spine. All edges gilt, place ribbon. Trifling bump to foot of the upper joint, otherwise a fine clean copy. ISBN 0907069401 View more info

Magnificent Voyagers. The U.S. Exploring Expedition, 1838-1842.

By: Viola, herman J. & Carolyn Margolis (eds).

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Washington DC, Smithsonian Institution: 1985

Seller ID: 22055


4to. 304pp, profusely illustrated in colour and b&w. Soft covers, corners a trifle rubbed. Very good. View more info

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The Venturesome Voyages of Capt. Voss.

By: VOSS, Captain J.C.

Price: $500.00

Publisher: Tokyo / Yokohama, Geiser & Gilbert / Japan Herald Press: 1913

Seller ID: 26305


[Printed by the Japan Herald Press?] 8vo. xvi, 394pp, b&w frontis portrait (with tissue guard) & 13 b&w plates, 2 coloured maps (one folding). Original red cloth, lettered in gilt, blind rules; slight damp marking to foot of lower board, spine a little faded and extremities slightly rubbed. The front free endpaper adhered to the paste-down (always thus?). A nice clean copy. Very good. ***John Claus Voss was a Canadian from British Columbia. He sailed around the world in ... View more info

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HMAS Armidale : the ship that had to die.

By: WALKER, Frank B.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Budgewoi NSW, Kingfisher Press: 1990

Seller ID: 30898


180pp, 16pp b&w photographic illus. Soft covers. The book is slightly canted, owner's name stamp on half-title and title pages, the first two leaves with a slight vertical crease; otherwise a good+ clean copy. ISBN 0646005413 *** 'A wrong decision cost 100 lives, but produced an epic of sea surival and an act of sublime heroism.' View more info

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Tall Ships and Cannibals : the story of Captain Richard Copping of Hobart Town.

By: WALKER, Ian.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Hobart, Navarine Publishing: 2006

Seller ID: 21088


Large 8vo. 152pp, illustrations, coloured endpaper maps. Pictorial papered boards with dustwrapper. A fine clean copy. ISBN 097513311X ***Copping worked in the bay whaling and fishing industries before going off-shore whaling at the age of 18. He commanded several Tasmanian whaling vessels and ending his sea-going career as master of the 'Harriet McGregor' and 'Lufra', two of Hobart's finest sailing ships. Copping's memoirs have not before been published: his story also... View more info

Shipwrecks at Port Phillip Heads 1840-1963.

By: WEILLIAMS, Peter J. & Roderick Serle.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Maritime Historical Productions: 1963

Seller ID: 34767


'Limited edition' (but limitation not stated). 8vo. 92pp, illustrated, index. Soft covers; top front corner of cover and first few leaves slightly curled, otherwise a very good clean copy. View more info

The Vikings.

By: WERNICK, Robert.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Amsterdam, Time-Life Books: 1980

Seller ID: 24082


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

National Maritime Museum Guide to Maritime Britain.

By: WHEATLEY, Keith.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Exeter, Webb & Bower: 1990

Seller ID: 33881


Foreword by HRH The Duke of Edinburgh. Preface by Richard Ormond, Director of The National Maritime Museum. 4to. 208pp, well illustrated in black & white and colour, endpaper maps. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper (pice-clipped, spine sunned). Large presentation plate on verso of front fly-leaf. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0863502687 View more info

Fighting Sail.

By: WHIPPLE, A.B.C.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Amsterdam, Time-Life Books: 1979

Seller ID: 20161


(The Seafarers.) 4to. 184pp, well illustrated in colour and b&w, ep maps. Imitation leather with inlaid coloured illus. Very good. View more info

THE MAN WHO REFUSED TO DIE.

By: WYNNE, Barry.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Souvenir Press: 1966

Seller ID: 7026


158pp, photographs. Cloth-textured papered boards with d/w. Very good. ***Teehu Makimare's 2,000 mile drift in an open boat across the South Seas. View more info