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Image for Australian & New Zealand Warships 1914-1945.

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 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

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

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 folding maps at the rear of each volume, otherwise a good clean set. Contemporary owner's name in each volume. ***James Broo... 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 Passenger Ships of the 20th century : an illustrated encyclopedia.

Passenger Ships of the 20th century : an illustrated encyclopedia.

By: LATIMER, David W.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Northern Ireland, Colourpoint: 2002

Seller ID: 15695


4to. 400pp, illustrated. Cloth-twextured papered boards, lettered in gilt, with dustwrapper. A fine clean copy. 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 facsimile of the original English text of 1770, 15 illustrations in colour and b&w. Printed on Raleigh Oxford cream paper, hand... 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 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

Image for DEMS? What's DEMS? The story of the men of the Royal Australian Navy who manned defensively equipped merchant ships during World War II.

DEMS? What's DEMS? The story of the men of the Royal Australian Navy who manned defensively equipped merchant ships during World War II.

By: MARCUS, Alex.

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Brisbane, Boolarong: 1986

Seller ID: 32010


4to. xiv, 210pp, well illustrated in b&w. Pictorial papered boards. Owner's inscription on front paste-down endpaper. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0864390122 ***Includes nominal lists of naval (RAN and RN) officers who served on these vessels, those ships designated as Australian DEMS, and those to which RAN DEMS ratings were attached during hostilities. 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

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 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 research project at the site. 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

Image for 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.

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

Image for The Log of the Grand Turks.

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

Image for Australian Coastal Shipping.

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

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

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

Image for D'Entrecasteaux en Nouvelle-Caledonie 1792 et 1793.

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

Image for Lighthouses of the Atlantic.

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

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

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

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

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