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Title

Sub-title

Author

Publisher

Published

Pages

Size

Condition

Price

Comment

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Wake of the Invercauld

ship-wrecked in the sub-Antarctics a great-granddaughter's pilgrimage

Allen, Madelene Ferguson

Exisle Publishing

2005 reprint edition (1997)

256

4to

D-J Fine

30

With maps and illustrations, the author retraces the fate of her great grandfather, wrecked on the Auckland Islands 10 May 1864, mixing in her quest with excerpts from the narratives of the survivors

5.000000

20.000000

32.000000

36.000000

37.000000

The Waterlily Diary of Jack Atkinson

 

Amodeo, Colin (ed)

Clerestory Press

2001

xvi (4p) 100p

8vo

P-B Near Fine

30

Signed, limited edition (#205/225), life aboard a 67-year-old wooden ketch in 1932, bound for the Pacific Islands, for seven young men and two kittens, with illustrations

5.500000

20.000000

40.000000

35.000000

40.000000

fast light boats 

a century of kiwi innovation

Anderson, Grahame

Te Papa Press

1999

x 182p

Oblong 8vo

Soft card covers with flaps  Near Fine

45

A century of NZ boat and yacht design, as well as yacht competition, with many illustrations

5.000000

22.000000

41.000000

47.000000

49.000000

The Ferries of Sydney

 

Andrews, Graeme

Reed

1976 (1975)

128

Oblong 8vo

P-B Near Fine

30

The Ferries were originally a main-stay of transportation around Sydney and up the Parramatta River inland; with many historical photographs, both in colour and B-W

6.500000

25.000000

45.000000

40.000000

45.000000

A Boaties Guide to Fiordland

 

Anon

Mana Cruising Club

1994

112p (3p)

4to

Spiral bound VG

22

With drawings and sketchmaps, a guide to the Sounds of Fiordland, dealing with anchorages and navigation, as well as tourist options

5.500000

15.000000

30.000000

32.000000

34.000000

The Story of the Edwin Fox

 

Anon

Edward Fox Restoration Society

1987

30

8vo

P-B Near Fine

15

With illustrations, the story of one of the immigrant ships for New Zealand in the 1870s, with lists of passengers for Otago and Nelson

3.000000

10.000000

20.000000

22.000000

24.000000

Taiko Memories

 

Anon

Silver Fern Shipping Ltd

 

199

4to

P-B Near Fine

50

With illustrations, a history of the Union Shipping Company's tanker 'Taiko', including the list of its voyages 1984-2007

6.500000

29.000000

65.000000

60.000000

65.000000

Phantom Fleet  the scows and scowmen of Auckland

 

Ashby, Ted

Reed

1993 reprint edition (1975)

xii 167p

4to

D-J (slight fading)  Cloth binding Near Fine

30

With illustrations, a memorial to the ketches and schooners which plied the Auckland seaways between 1873 and the 1920s

6.500000

29.000000

65.000000

60.000000

65.000000

Crew Culture  New Zealand seafarers under sail and steam

 

Atkinson, Neill

Te Papa Press

2001

(frontis) xi (1p) 172p

4to

Soft card covers with flaps  Near Fine

30

With many illustrations, the experiences of ordinary seamen on NZ ships, both on and off the water

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18.000000

33.000000

39.000000

43.000000

'St Michael' Goes South

 

Atkinson, Tudor

Dept of Conservation

2001

xi (1p) 136p

8vo

P-B VG

40

With maps and illustrations, the 'diary' of a 31 foot motor-sailer in support of the 1972/73 Auckland Islands Scientific Expedition

5.500000

14.000000

28.000000

30.000000

32.000000

Captain Cook  (Navigator and Scientist)

 

Badger, GM (ed)

Aust Nat Uni Press

1970

xi 143

8vo

D-J (slight fading spine) VG

42

Papers presented at the Cook Bicentenary Symposium, Canberra 1-5-69

5.000000

13.000000

21.000000

25.000000

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The Waiheke Ferries of Auckland

 

Balderston, David

Grantham House

1991

xi 94p

4to

P-B Slight fading spine Near Fine

25

With illustrations, a history of the various craft who have plied the straits to Waiheke Island in the Waitemata from 1900

6.500000

24.000000

50.000000

45.000000

50.000000

Come Wind, Come Weather

Tales of an Otago Harbour pilot

Balderston, David

Otago Maritime Society

2002

104

8vo

P-B VG - Near Fine

35

With maps, drawings and illustrations, the experiences over 13 years of a New Zealand harbour pilot in Otago waters, and the people who shared his life

4.000000

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24.000000

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28.000000

The Life of Captain James Cook

 

Beaglehole, JC

A&C Black

1974 Reprint ed (1974)

(frontis) xi 760p

8vo

D-J (price-clipped, fading spine, in archival wrapper) Cloth binding Near Fine

45

The reprint edition of this wonderful work of scholarship, the definitive biography of Cook, with illustrations and maps, a nice copy

6.000000

23.000000

51.000000

54.000000

59.000000

James Cook and New Zealand

 

Begg, A Charles & Neil C

Govt Print

1969

(frontis) (5p) 156p (15p)

4to

Papered decorated boards  Owner's plate FEP VG

30

With many illustrations, the three voyages of Capt Cook in New Zealand waters

5.000000

22.000000

41.000000

47.000000

49.000000

Shoestring Shipping Line

 

Blair, Captain Clough

Reed

1967

180

8vo

D-J Paper over boards Near Fine

25

With illustrations, the story of the Tasman Shipping Company

6.500000

19.000000

40.000000

35.000000

40.000000

Classic Coasters  a celebration of short-sea shipping

 

Boot, Paul ; Fenton, Roy

Ships in Focus Pubs

1997

64

Oblong 8vo

Laminated boards Near Fine

25

With illustrations, a celebration of European pre and post-war steamers and motorships which look to the authors how small ships ought to look, from Turkey to Hamburg to London

6.500000

28.000000

60.000000

55.000000

60.000000

The Flag of the Southern Cross

 

Bowen, Frank C

Shaw Savill & Union

1939

(4p) (1p plate) 122p (1p) xxvii (12p Index)

8vo

Plasticised boards  Near Fine

25

With illustrations, the history of Shaw Savill & Albion Co Ltd 1858-1939

6.500000

24.000000

45.000000

40.000000

45.000000

White Wings Fifty Years of Sail in the New Zealand Trade 1850 to 1900 2 vols

 

Brett, Sir Henry

Capper Press

1976

365p (13p Index) ; (frontis) 254p (12p Index)

4to

D-J (slight rubbing top spine, light fading spine, in protective wrappers) Paper over boards Light foxing top FE VG

110

With illustrations, the ships that brought immigrants to New Zealand before 1900, and those who also brought trade

6.500000

38.000000

85.000000

80.000000

85.000000

The Benzine Era  spectacular days in New Zealand history 1900-1926

 

Brewer, NH

Author Pub

1993

viii 120p

4to

P-B Near Fine

40

With illustrations, a history of the ships that carried - sometimes to their own detriment - the benzine needed for the automobiles in New Zealand

6.500000

25.000000

50.000000

45.000000

50.000000

A Century of Style

Great ships of the Union Line 1875-1976

Brewer, NH

Reed

1982

x 238p

4to

D-J  Paper over boards  Near Fine

35

With maps and illustrations, featuring 36 of the passenger steamers run by the Union Steam Ship Company until the 'Rangatira' was withdrawn from the Inter-Island service in 1976

6.500000

30.000000

55.000000

50.000000

55.000000

Tasmanian Shipwrecks 2 vols

 

Broxam, Graeme ; Nash, Michael

Navarine Publishing

1998-2000

xvi 342p ; xiv 402p

4to

D-J Paper over boards Near Fine

100

Signed by the co-author, with illustrations, the over one thousand ships to be wrecked around the coast of Tasmania, from 1797-1999

7.000000

44.000000

100.000000

90.000000

95.000000

Obscured by Waves

South Island Canoe Odyssey

Caffyn, Paul

John McIndoe

1979

192

4to

P-B Light foxing EPs, FEs  Slight rubbing spine VG

45

Inscribed and signed by the author, with illustrations, the first of the author's 'odysseys', around Fiordland, and then the first circumnavigation of the South Island by kayak

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16.000000

32.000000

34.000000

36.000000

Cresting the Restless Waves  North Island Kayak Odyssey

 

Caffyn, Paul

New Zealand Canoeing Assoc

1987

ix 212p

8vo

P-B Owner's details covered inside front cover VG - Near Fine

50

Signed by the author, with maps and illustrations, the 1978-9 kayak journey around the North Island, the third odyssey

6.000000

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30.000000

32.000000

34.000000

The Dreamtime Voyage  around Australia kayak odyssey

 

Caffyn, Paul

Kayak Dundee Press

1994

(frontis) (5p) 186p

4to

P-B Slight browning FEs VG - Near Fine

65

With maps and illustrations, the detailed record of the author's 1983 9400 mile circumnavigation of Australia, the first softcover printing of this inspirational book

6.000000

32.000000

60.000000

55.000000

60.000000

Obscured by Waves  South Island Kayak Odyssey

 

Caffyn, Paul

Kayak Dundee Press

2005 2nd edition (1979)

(4p) 176p

4to

P-B Fine

50

With maps and illustrations, the reprint edition of the first of the author's 'odysseys', around Fiordland, and then the South Island, with updates

5.000000

18.000000

32.000000

36.000000

37.000000

The Dreamtime Voyage  around Australia kayak odyssey

 

Caffyn, Paul

Kayak Dundee Press

1994

(frontis) (5p) 186p

4to

P-B Strip fading front cover  Slight foxing FEs VG

85

Signed by the author, with maps and illustrations, the detailed record of the author's 1983 9400 mile circumnavigation of Australia, the first softcover printing of this inspirational book

6.000000

32.000000

60.000000

55.000000

60.000000

Cresting the Restless Waves  North Island Kayak Odyssey

 

Caffyn, Paul

New Zealand Canoeing Assoc

1987

ix 212p

8vo

P-B Slight fading spine VG - Near Fine

40

With maps and illustrations, the 1978-9 kayak journey around the North Island, the third odyssey

5.000000

14.000000

26.000000

29.000000

29.000000

The Dreamtime Voyage  around Australia kayak odyssey

 

Caffyn, Paul

Kayak Dundee Press

1996 2nd edition

x 186p

4to

P-B Bump top spine VG - Near Fine

55

With maps and illustrations, the detailed record of the author's 1983 9400 mile circumnavigation of Australia

6.000000

32.000000

60.000000

55.000000

60.000000

Obscured by Waves

South Island Kayak Odyssey

Caffyn, Paul

John McIndoe

2005 edition (1979)

(frontis) (4p) 176p

4to

Laminated boards Slight fading spine Near Fine

85

Signed and inscribed by the author, Number 25 of the special signed edition of this 25th anniversary edition of the first of the author's 'odysseys', around Fiordland, and then the first circumnavigation of the South Island by kayak, with illustrations

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30.000000

34.000000

34.000000

Shipwreck tales of survival, courage and calamiy at sea

 

Callan, Louise

HodderMoaBeckett

2000

144

Oblong 8vo

P-B Near Fine

20

With illustrations, shipwrecks around New Zealand and the Southern Islands, from the Boyd and the Orpheus to the Niagara and the Holmglen

6.500000

19.000000

35.000000

30.000000

35.000000

A Yachtsman's Memories of Long Ago

 

Carter, Ronald

Author Pub

1980

xii 152

8vo

D-J (fading spine) Slight insc TP-Contents Page VG

30

The reprints of Carter's stories from "Sea Spray"

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Kangaroo Island Shipwrecks

 

Chapman, Gifford D

Roebuck Society

1972

viii 87p

4to

D-J (slightly bumped) Cloth binding VG - Near Fine

25

With chart and illustrations, fifty-one shipwrecks around this island off the South Australian coast

6.000000

25.000000

50.000000

45.000000

50.000000

Captain Cattlin towards New Zealand

 

Chisholm, Jocelyn

Author Pub

1994

95

8vo

P-B Near Fine

25

With illustrations, the whaling journals of Edward Cattlin, his arrival in South Otago, and the 'Wentworth Indenture'

3.000000

14.000000

26.000000

29.000000

29.000000

Brind of the Bay of Islands

 

Chisholm, Jocelyn

Author Pub

1979

(frontis) 92p

8vo

Green leatherette boards, original plastic wrapper  Slight foxing frontis  Near Fine

70

Signed and inscribed by the author, a chronology of early shipping into this New Zealand post, and the growth of whaling 1820s to 1850s, limited (400 copies) first edition

5.000000

18.000000

32.000000

36.000000

37.000000

Brind of the Bay of Islands, Brind Amplified

 

Chisholm, Jocelyn ; McCarten, Denice

Author Pub

2009

(frontis) 136p (2p)

4to

P-B Near Fine

55

Inscribed and signed by the author, with map and illustrations, the full text of the author's first limited edition dealing with Captain William Derby Brind and his life in whaling, plus the further story of the Brind family

5.000000

18.000000

33.000000

39.000000

43.000000

Hey-Day to May-Day

Bluff registered fishing boats wrecked between 1960-1985

Christiansen, Pat

Bluff History Group

2009

102

4to

D-J Paper over boards  Near Fine

45

With illustrations, the loss of boats and lives from Bluff during the crayfish boom years in Fiordland

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15.000000

30.000000

32.000000

34.000000

Little Ships of Patea

 

Church, Ian

Dunmore Press

1977

(2p) 125p (1p)

8vo

D-J (slight fading spine) Paper over boards VG - Near Fine

45

With illustrations, the story of the past of the port of Patea and the ships that used it

6.500000

24.000000

45.000000

40.000000

45.000000

The Wreck of the Hydrabad

 

Church, Ian

The Dunmore Press

1978

122

8vo

D-J (fading spine, slightly trimmed in archival wrapper)  Paper over boards Light foxing FEs VG

30

With illustrations, the story of the Hydrabad shipwreck  in 1878 and the attempts to refloat her

6.000000

18.000000

45.000000

40.000000

45.000000

For those in Peril on the Sea  The Shipwreck Relief Society in New Zealand

 

Church, Ian

The New Zealand Shipwreck Welfare Trust

2003

104

8vo

P-B Fine

30

With illustrations, a century of the work of the Shipwreck Relief Society in New Zealand, begun in 1902

6.500000

18.000000

35.000000

30.000000

35.000000

Glamour Ships of the Union Steam Ship Company NZ Ltd

 

Churchouse, Jack

Millwood Press

1981

103p (1p)

4to

D-J (fading spine, slight chips, in archival wrapper) Paper over boards Slight inscription HTP VG - Near Fine

32

With illustrations and paintings by such as JE Hobbs, a history of New Zealand's outstanding maritime company, from an era when there was time to take a cruise

13.000000

22.000000

41.000000

47.000000

51.000000

Sailing Ships of the Tasman Sea

 

Churchouse, Jack

Millwood Press

1984

xii 164p

Oblong 8vo

D-J Paper over boards Near Fine

35

With maps and illustrations, the Australasian sailing ships around the turn of the 20th century, especially those of the Craig family of New Zealand

6.500000

34.000000

70.000000

65.000000

70.000000

Leonard Robertson, the Whangaroa & La Bella

 

Churchouse, Jack

Millwood Press

1982

xiii (1p) 162p

Oblong 8vo

D-J (slight rubbing base spine) Paper over boards Owner's details verso FEP VG

28

With maps and some wonderful illustrations, a record of this New Zealand seafarer and two of the sailing boats he helped crew

5.000000

22.000000

40.000000

47.000000

51.000000

The Pamir under the New Zealand Ensign

 

Churchouse, Jack

Millwood Press

1978

xi (1p) 284p

4to

D-J (fading spine, slight rubbing top, bottom spine) Paper over boards   VG - Ner Fine

100

With plans and illustrations, a record of the Pamir, a windjammer commissioned to serve New Zealand during World War Two, scarce

6.500000

35.000000

75.000000

70.000000

75.000000

Women and Children Last

the burning of the emigrant ship 'Cospatrick'

Clark, Charles R

Otago University Press

2006

174

8vo

P-B Near Fine

25

With map and illustrations, the story of the burning of the 'Cospatrick' on its final journey to New Zealand and the loss of nearly 500 dead

6.500000

24.000000

45.000000

40.000000

45.000000

The Totorore Voyage

 

Clark, Gerry

Century Hutchinson

1988

(6p) 357p

8vo

D-J (spine slightly faded) VG - Near Fine

35

The adventure of a lifetime for the 56-year-old author, sailing in the Pacific, around the bottom of South America, and completing the circumnavigation of the sub-Antarctic waters, tragically lost in June 1999 on the Antipodes Islands

5.000000

16.000000

30.000000

34.000000

34.000000

The Wreck of the Penguin

 

Collins, Bruce E

Steele Roberts

2000

128

Oblong 8vo

Soft card covers with flaps Near Fine

35

Signed by the author, with illustrations, in 1909 the Penguin sank near Wellington with the loss of 72 lives, NZ's worst 20th century shipwreck

6.500000

26.000000

50.000000

45.000000

50.000000

Rocks, Reefs and Sandbars   A History of Otago Shipwrecks

 

Collins, Bruce E

Otago Heritage Books

1995

208

8vo

P-B Fading spine Near Fine

30

With illustrations, a detailed study of 149 vessels wrecked around the Southern NZ coastline over a period of 158 years, from the author of 'The Wreck of the Surat'

6.500000

24.000000

45.000000

40.000000

45.000000

The Wreck of the Surat

 

Collins, Bruce E

Otago Heritage Books

1991

39p (1p)

8vo

P-B Near Fine

30

With illustrations and lists, the wrecking of this immigration ship off the coast of South Otago at the beginning of 1874

6.500000

18.000000

35.000000

30.000000

35.000000

The Wreck of the Penguin

 

Collins, Bruce E

Steele Roberts

2000

128

Oblong 8vo

P-B  Near Fine

30

In 1909 the Penguin sank near Wellington with the loss of 72 lives, NZ's worst 20th century shipwreck, heavily illustrated

5.000000

16.000000

30.000000

34.000000

34.000000

The Wreck of the SS Otago

 

Collins, Bruce E

DreamTime Publications

2006

iv 40p

8vo

P-B Fine

22

Signed by the author, the story of the 'Otago' which ran aground in the Catlins in December 1876

6.500000

18.000000

30.000000

25.000000

30.000000

The Wreck of the Manuka

 

Collins, Bruce E

Craig Printing Co

2004

80

Oblong 8vo

P-B Signature HTP Near Fine

25

With illustrations, the story of the wrecking of the Manuka on December 16, 1929, in the Catlins

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13.000000

26.000000

28.000000

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The Wreck of the Manuka

 

Collins, Bruce E

Craig Printing Co

2004

80

Oblong 8vo

P-B Near Fine

25

Signed by the author, with illustrations, the story of the wrecking of the Manuka on December 16, 1929, in the Catlins

6.500000

18.000000

35.000000

30.000000

35.000000

The Voyages of Captain Cook

 

Cornish, Anthony

Conway, Anova Books Ltd

2008

112

8vo

D-J Paper over boards Near Fine

25

With illustrations, 101 commonly asked questions about the life and explorations of Captain Cook

5.500000

14.000000

28.000000

32.000000

36.000000

Of Signals, Ships and Sundry Snippets

 

De Jardine, Margaret

Author Published

1997

viii 148p

4to

D-J Paper over boards  Fine

55

Signed by the author, with maps and illustrations, the third of the author's Taranaki maritime history books, up-dating and correcting her other books and adding a section on signals and lights, and sundry incidents that have happened

6.500000

32.000000

65.000000

60.000000

65.000000

New Zealand Shipwrecks Over 200 years of disasters at sea

 

Diggle, Lynton & Edith; Gordon, Keith (eds)

Hodder Moa, Hachette Livre

2007

(frontis) 576p (additions sheets)

4to

P-B Near Fine

60

With illustrations, the revised and updated 8th edition of this history of ships wrecked in New Zealand waters, including fishing boats

6.500000

37.000000

80.000000

75.000000

80.000000

Shipwrecks of New Zealand  2nd edition Companion to New Zealand Shipwrecks 8th edition

 

Diggle, Lynton & Edith; Gordon, Keith (eds)

Author Pub

2014

160

4to

P-B Near Fine

38

With illustrations, additional information and corrections to the 8th edition, including passenger lists and the whereabouts of wreck bells

6.500000

23.000000

45.000000

40.000000

45.000000

The Elingamite and its Treasure

 

Doak, Wade

Hodder & Stoughton

1969

192

8vo

D-J (front flap clipped) Paper over boards  VG - Near Fine

25

With illustrations, the story of this ship, its treasure, and the 1968 salvage expedition

6.500000

26.000000

50.000000

45.000000

50.000000

Storms and Dreams

Louis de Bougainville  Soldier, Explorer, Statesman

Dunmore, John

Exisle Pub

2005

296

8vo

D-J Fine

55

With maps and illustrations, a biography of this French explorer, circumnavigating the world at the same time as James Cook, and almost meeting off New Zealand

5.000000

20.000000

32.000000

36.000000

37.000000

'Neath Swaying Spars

 

Eaddy, PA

Whitcombe and Tombs

1943 2nd edition (1939)

(8p) 193p

8vo

D-J (slight chips, browning spine) Cloth binding VG - Near Fine

35

With illustrations, the 2nd, expanded edition of the story of the trading scows of New Zealand

6.500000

22.000000

40.000000

35.000000

40.000000

Sails Beneath the Southern Cross

 

Eaddy, PA

Reed

1954

196

8vo

D-J (chips, small piece missing fore-corner, in archival wrapper) Paper over boards Owner's small stamp FEP VG

30

With illustrations, the inter-colonial sailing ships which were engaged in the timber trade between NZ and Australia

5.500000

13.000000

27.000000

29.000000

31.000000

The Logans

New Zealand's greatest boatbuilding family

Elliot, Robin ; Kidd, Harold

David Ling, Auckland Museum

2001

132

Oblong 4to

Soft card covers with flaps  Fine

40

With plans and illustrations, an exhibition record of this family business since the 1880s, a nice creation

5.000000

19.000000

38.000000

42.000000

45.000000

Emmy  Seventy years of M-Class Yachting

 

Elliott, Robin

Vintage Viewpoint

1994

352

4to

P-B Fading spine VG

30

With plans and illustrations, a comprehensive and detailed history of this racing yacht, especially beloved around Auckland, scarce

5.000000

20.000000

33.000000

37.000000

38.000000

Classic New Zealand Yachts  four decades of successful yacht design 1950-90

 

Endean, Bill

GP Publications

1992

(frontis) ix (1p) 230p

4to

D-J Paper over boards Slight cant to boards VG - Near Fine

90

With plans and illustrations, profiling 45 of New Zealand's most popular yachts, yacht designers and yacht classes over forty years, from the Val class and Col Wild to the likes of Bruce Farr and KZ7

5.500000

24.000000

48.000000

52.000000

56.000000

The Castaways of Disappointment Island

 

Escott-Inman, Rev H

Capper Press

1980

(frontis) 319p

8vo

D-J Paper over boards  Near Fine

40

The story of the Dundonald and its wreck in the Auckland Islands and what happened to the survivors of its crew, as 'told' to the author, a reprint edition

6.500000

27.000000

55.000000

50.000000

55.000000

Whaling and Sealing in Southern New Zealand

 

Esler, Lloyd

Author Pub

2014

151p (1p)

4to

P-B Near Fine

28

With illustrations, a history, including the social history, of this industry in the South of New Zealand

6.500000

24.000000

50.000000

45.000000

50.000000

The Wreck of the General Grant

 

Eunson, Keith

Reed

1974

(3p) 168p

8vo

D-J (slight fading spine)  Paper over boards  VG - Near Fine

25

The story of the General Grant, shipwrecked in the Auckland Islands in 1866, its gold and the privations faced by the survivors, with maps and illustrations

6.500000

24.000000

45.000000

40.000000

45.000000

Where Giants Dwell a sailor's tale

 

Evans, Gerry

David Ling

1999

216

8vo

P-B Near Fine

22

With illustrations, life at sea and in the New Zealand Seaman's Union

6.500000

20.000000

40.000000

35.000000

40.000000

Union Fleet 1875-1975

 

Farquhar, IJ

New Zealand Ship & Marine Society

1976 2nd revised edition  (1968)

61

4to

P-B Near Fine

24

With illustrations, all the ships that were operated by the USS Co in the first 100 years

6.500000

20.000000

35.000000

30.000000

35.000000

The Ships that serve Australia and New Zealand Vol 2 overseas flag ships

 

Fildes, Bob

Searail Productions

1985 2nd edition

144

4to

P-B Near Fine

30

With illustrations, lists of vessels engaged in liner services till 1985, and the cargo carriers

6.500000

24.000000

45.000000

40.000000

45.000000

Servants of the North

adventures on the coastal trade with the Northern Steam Ship Company

Furniss, Cliff

Reed

1977

xv 201p (1p catalogue)

4to

D-J (light fading spine) Paper over boards VG

32

With map and illustrations, a history of this shipping company, in its time 'the lifeline of the north'

6.500000

34.000000

65.000000

60.000000

65.000000

The Union Steam Ship Company Steam Ships

 

Gardner, DF ; Hobbs, JE

Millwood Press

1982

111

Oblong 8vo

D-J (light fading spine) Paper over boards Owner's details verso FEP VG

25

Illustrated by the paintings of Jack Hobbs, a pictorial record of the former USSC's fleet and the jobs they did around New Zealand and the world

6.500000

30.000000

55.000000

50.000000

55.000000

Disaster Log of Ships

 

Gibbs, Jim

Superior Publishing Co

1971

176

4to

D-J (rubbing) Plasticised boards VG

25

With illustrations, an account of shipwrecks from California up to Alaska

6.500000

32.000000

60.000000

55.000000

60.000000

The Vanished Fleet of the Sydney Coastline

 

Gleeson, Max

Author Pub

1993

168

4to

P-B Near Fine

25

With illustrations, a recreation of the events that led to the loss of fifteen ships in the Sydney and Illawarra region

6.500000

23.000000

45.000000

40.000000

45.000000

Shipwrecks, Storms & Seamen of the New South Wales Coast

 

Gleeson, Max

Author Pub

1996

168

4to

P-B Near Fine

25

With illustrations, a history of the shipwrecks off the New South Wales coast, from the Keilawarra in the north to the Bega in the south

6.500000

23.000000

45.000000

40.000000

45.000000

Ranger  the making of a New Zealand legend

 

Gorter, Sandra ; Tercel, Aroha

New Holland

2006

227

4to

Soft card covers with flaps  Fine

30

With maps and illustrations, the life of Lou Tercel and the legendary Ranger yachts that he created

5.500000

19.000000

33.000000

37.000000

40.000000

Ranger  the making of a New Zealand yachting legend

 

Gorter, Sandra ; Tercel, Aroha

New Holland

2006

227

8vo

Soft card covers with flaps  Fading spine  VG

25

With maps and illustrations, the life of Lou Tercel, his 'Ranger' and the legacy in Auckland racing

5.500000

19.000000

33.000000

37.000000

40.000000

The Perano Whalers of Cook Strait 1911-1964

 

Grady, Don

Reed

1982

xv (1p) 238p

4to

D-J Paper over boards Slight foxing top FE VG - Near Fine

65

Signed by the author, with maps and illustrations, the whaling life of the Perano family (and company) in the Cook Strait area over a period of 50-odd years

6.500000

34.000000

65.000000

60.000000

65.000000

The Perano Whalers of Cook Strait 1911-1964

 

Grady, Don

Reed

1982

xv (1p) 238p

4to

D-J Paper over boards Slight foxing top FE VG - Near Fine

60

With maps and illustrations, the whaling life of the Perano family (and company) in the Cook Strait area over a period of 50-odd years

6.500000

34.000000

65.000000

60.000000

65.000000

A West Coast History of Racing with the Wind

 

Graham, Frank

Author Pub

1998

180

8vo

P-B Fine

30

Inscribed and signed by the author, with illustrations, the years of the Greymouth Yachting Club and sailing on the West Coast

5.000000

16.000000

30.000000

34.000000

34.000000

Fiordland and Beyond

a circumnavigation of the South Island of New Zealand by kayak

Grant, Max

Author Pub

2013

143

4to

Laminated boards  Near Fine

70

Signed by the author and his daughter, his co-kayaker, starting in Fiordland, an anti-clockwise circumnavigation, with illustrations and maps

5.000000

18.000000

33.000000

39.000000

43.000000

Out of Auckland

 

Hawkins, Clifford

Author Pub, The Pelorus Press

1960

xvi 199p

8vo

D-J (chips, in protective wrapper) Cloth binding VG - Near Fine

32

With illustrations, a survey of the commercial sailing craft built in the Auckland province, especially those sailing out of Auckland

6.500000

24.000000

45.000000

40.000000

45.000000

Log of the Huia

 

Hawkins, Clifford W

Collins

1973 Revised, extended edition (1947)

147

4to

D-J (fading spine) Paper over boards  VG - Near Fine

40

With plans, maps and illustrations, the life of this New Zealand topsail schooner which plied the waters of Australasia and the South Pacific for over 50 years from her launch in 1894

6.500000

28.000000

55.000000

50.000000

55.000000

The Wreck of HMS Orpheus

New Zealand's worst sea disaster

Hetherington, Roy M

Cassell

1975

xvi 157p

8vo

D-J Paper over boards Near Fine

25

With maps and illustrations, the record of this shipwreck off the Manukau Heads in 1863

6.500000

23.000000

40.000000

35.000000

40.000000

Dictionary of Disasters at Sea during the Age of Steam 1824-1962 2 vols

 

Hocking, Charles

Lloyd's Register of Shipping

1969

(4p) 438p ; (2p) 439-779p

4to

Blue boards, gilt titles Slight rubbing spines VG - Near Fine

120

A comprehensive listing of shipwrecks, including sailing ships and ships of war lost in action, with short entries on the vessels chosen

10.000000

45.000000

100.000000

95.000000

100.000000

Modern Shipping Disasters 1963-1987

 

Hooke, Norman

Lloyd's of London Press Ltd

1989

ix 539p

4to

D-J Plasticised boards Near Fine

25

With illustrations, an A-Z of those merchant and naval losses over 500 tons around the world in the twenty-five years from 1963-1987

6.500000

32.000000

60.000000

55.000000

60.000000

Land from the Masthead

 

Houghton, Philip

H&S

1968

223p (1p)

8vo

D-J (price-clipped top, bottom front flap)  VG

30

With illustrations, following Cook in the circumnavigation of New Zealand

5.000000

16.000000

30.000000

37.000000

40.000000

Shipwrecks  New Zealand Disasters 1795-1936

 

Ingram, Charles WN ; Wheatley, P Owen

Dunedin Book Publishing Assoc

1936

(frontis) 502p

8vo

Purple-blue leather binding, gilt titles spine  Fading covers Signature TP  VG

45

With illustrations, the first edition of this record of the shipwrecks around New Zealand

6.500000

32.000000

70.000000

65.000000

70.000000

Shipwrecks  New Zealand Disasters 1795-1950

 

Ingram, Charles WN ; Wheatley, P Owen

Reed

1951

(frontis) 520p

8vo

D-J (chips, fading spine) Cloth binding VG - Near Fine

45

With illustrations, the revised edition of this record of the shipwrecks around New Zealand to bring it up to 1950

6.500000

32.000000

70.000000

65.000000

70.000000

Shipwrecks  New Zealand Disasters 1795-1960

 

Ingram, Charles WN ; Wheatley, P Owen

Reed

1961

(frontis) 408p (additions sheet)

4to

D-J (chips, fading spine) Paper over boards VG - Near Fine

45

With illustrations, the third edition of this record of the shipwrecks around New Zealand to bring it up to 1960

6.500000

32.000000

70.000000

65.000000

70.000000

Shipwrecks  New Zealand Disasters 1795-1970

 

Ingram, CWN

Reed

1972

(frontis) 448p

4to

D-J (slight chip) Paper over boards VG - Near Fine

45

With illustrations, the fourth edition of this record of the shipwrecks around New Zealand to bring it up to 1970

6.500000

32.000000

70.000000

65.000000

70.000000

Shipwrecks  New Zealand Disasters 1795-1982

 

Ingram, CWN

Reed

1984

(frontis) (4p) 491p (1p)

4to

D-J (slight fading spine) Paper over boards VG - Near Fine

45

With illustrations, the sixth edition of this record of the shipwrecks around New Zealand to bring it up to 1982

6.500000

32.000000

70.000000

65.000000

70.000000

Shipwrecks  New Zealand Disasters 1795-1975

 

Ingram, CWN

Reed

1977

(frontis) 464p

4to

D-J (slight fading spine) Paper over boards VG - Near Fine

45

With illustrations, the fifth edition of this record of the shipwrecks around New Zealand to bring it up to 1975

6.500000

32.000000

70.000000

65.000000

70.000000

The Era of Coastal Shipping in New Zealand

the small motor ships

Jennings, Murray

Transpress

2003

193

4to

Laminated boards Near Fine

55

Signed by the author, with illustrations, a social and maritime 'history' of New Zealand shipping before the roll-on, roll-off ferries, and the small ports closure

6.500000

30.000000

60.000000

55.000000

60.000000

The Era of Coastal Shipping in New Zealand

the small motor ships

Jennings, Murray

Transpress

2003

193

4to

Laminated boards Signature front, back paste-down VG

35

With illustrations, a social and maritime 'history' of New Zealand shipping before the roll-on, roll-off ferries, and the small ports closure

6.500000

30.000000

60.000000

55.000000

60.000000

Wellington Harbour

 

Johnson, David

Wellington Maritime Museum Trust

1996

xii 556p

4to

D-J Paper over boards  Near Fine

70

With many illustrations, a detailed account of  the development of this harbour from Maori beginnings to Wellington Harbour Board, with much social history

8.000000

47.000000

110.000000

100.000000

110.000000

Triumph  the ship that hit the lighthouse

 

Johnson, David

The Dunmore Press

1981

ix 142p

8vo

D-J Paper over boards Near Fine

25

With illustrations, the story of a ship that ended up on the reef below the Tiritiri light, then escaped

6.500000

21.000000

45.000000

40.000000

45.000000

New Zealand's Maritime Heritage

 

Johnson, David

Collins, David Bateman

1987

196

4to

D-J (slight fading spine)  VG - Near Fine

30

Signed by the author, with many illustrations in colour and B-W, the history of NZ based on its people's arrival by sea, and the continuing use of the sea

5.000000

22.000000

36.000000

42.000000

46.000000

Summer Cruise  being the Grand Pleasure Trip of the ss. Ngapuhi along the northern coast of New Zealand

 

Johnson, David

David Bateman

1983

112

4to

Soft card covers with flaps Fading spine  VG - Near Fine

22

With plans and illustrations, a New Zealand version of the Grand Tour, but by boat, with many snaps of the passengers

6.500000

25.000000

50.000000

45.000000

50.000000

Half a World Away

 

Johnson, David ; Dennerly, Peter (eds)

Royal New Zealand Naval Museum

1998

iii 213p

4to

P-B Near Fine

25

With illustrations, seventeen papers presented to a maritime conference in 1997, covering the New Zealand Navy, external and internal trade, sailors and sailing, and yachting

6.500000

28.000000

55.000000

50.000000

55.000000

The Cruise of the Ruamano

 

Johnston, JB

W H Johnston

1975

85

8vo

D-J Paper over boards VG - Near Fine

35

With illustrations, the circumnavigation of New Zealand's North and South Island in a motor launch in 1925-25, scarce

6.000000

24.000000

45.000000

40.000000

45.000000

Port Chalmers Yacht Club one hundred years

 

Kestila, DA

Port Chalmers Yacht Club Centennial Cttee

1992

68

8vo

P-B Near Fine

25

With illustrations and lists, the activities and personalities of this Dunedin yacht club's first 100 years

5.500000

18.000000

35.000000

30.000000

35.000000

Fair Winds and Rough Seas  the story of the Holm Shipping Company

 

Kirk, Allan

Reed

1975

xv 260p

8vo

D-J (slight rubbing extremities) Paper over boards Owner's small stamp FEP VG - Near Fine

28

With illustrations, the story of a New Zealand shipping company which was involved in both coastal shipping in New Zealand and out into the Pacific since 1880

6.500000

25.000000

45.000000

40.000000

45.000000

Express Steamers of Cook Strait

 

Kirk, Allan A

Reed

1968

207

8vo

D-J (slight chip) VG - Near Fine

30

Inscribed by the author, the full story of the Wellington-South Island passenger steamer services from 1873 to the roll-on roll-off of the 1960s, including the Wahine sinking, with historical and contemporary photographs

6.500000

22.000000

45.000000

40.000000

45.000000

Anchor Ships and Anchor Men

 

Kirk, Allan A

Reed

1967

186

8vo

D-J Paper over boards Owner's small stamp HTP VG - Near Fine

35

With illustrations, the historyof the Anchor Shipping & Foundry Company, begun in Nelson in 1862

5.000000

12.000000

24.000000

26.000000

28.000000

New Zealand Shipwrecks 195 Years of Disasters at Sea

 

Lambert, Max

Beckett Sterling

1990 7th edition revised and enlarged (1936)

(frontis) (4p) 514p (2p)

4to

D-J Paper over boards, short inscription FEP  VG - Near Fine

45

With illustrations, the 1990 update of this monumental work, with revisions and additional information from the previous edition

6.500000

34.000000

75.000000

70.000000

75.000000

Steam in the Southern Pacific

 

Lawson, Will

Gordon & Gotch

1909

150p (2p)

Small 8vo

D-J (small piece missing base, top spine, in archival wrapper) Cloth binding VG

75

With illustrations, a history of the early shipping lines in the Southern Pacific, and the merchantmen, both coastal and inter-colonial

4.000000

12.000000

24.000000

26.000000

28.000000

The Straits Steamship Fleets

 

Laxon, WA

The Sarawak Steamship Company Berhad

2004

186

4to

P-B Near Fine

40

Signed by the author and the illustrator, the updated revision of this history of the Straits Steamship Company Ltd, and its subsidiaries, a limited edition, with illustrations

6.500000

25.000000

50.000000

45.000000

50.000000

Davey and the Awatea

 

Laxon, WA

The Dunmore Press

1997

220

8vo

P-B Owner's small stamp HTP Near Fine

30

The Union Steam Ship Company in the 1930s, the Awatea being the fastest and most luxurious merchant ship in the Southern Hemisphere, with illustrations

5.000000

13.000000

21.000000

25.000000

25.000000

Huddart Parker  a famous Australasian Shipping Company 1876-1961

 

Laxon, WA (et al)

Nautical Association of Australia

2008

xii 236p

4to

P-B Owner's small stamp HTP Near Fine

30

With illustrations, a detailed history of this shipping company, running inter-state and cross-Tasman shipping services

6.500000

28.000000

45.000000

40.000000

45.000000

Eight Minutes to Midnight the wreck of the s.s. Wairarapa

 

Locker-Lampson, Steve ; Francis, Ian

Rowfant Books

1981

160

4to

D-J  Paper over boards Near Fine

35

With maps and illustrations, the shipwreck of the Union Steamship Co's Wairarapa off Great Barrier Island in 1894

6.500000

29.000000

55.000000

50.000000

55.000000

The Wreck Book

Rediscovered New Zealand Shipwrecks

Locker-Lampson, Steve ; Francis, Ian

Millwood Press

1979

(frontis) 117p

4to

D-J Cloth binding Near Fine

30

With maps and illustrations, an A-Z of some of New Zealand's shipwrecks, for divers and historians alike

6.500000

30.000000

60.000000

55.000000

60.000000

Shipwrecks on the South Gippsland Coast

 

Love, Don

Author Pub

2005

viii 127p

4to

D-J Paper over boards Near Fine

35

With maps and illustrations, exploring the fates of 80 ships lost between Wilson's Promontory and Cape Schanck from 1839 to 1945

6.500000

28.000000

55.000000

50.000000

55.000000

Shipwrecks around Port Phillip Heads

 

Love, Don

Author Pub

2006

vii 164p

4to

D-J Paper over boards Near Fine

35

With maps and illustrations, covering wrecks from 1840-1945, from Cape Schanck to Barwon Heads

6.500000

28.000000

60.000000

55.000000

60.000000

Shipwrecks on Victoria's West Coast

 

Love, Don

Author Pub

2009

xii 248p

4to

D-J Paper over boards Near Fine

35

With maps and illustrations, exploring the fates of 146 vessels lost between Barwon Heads and the South Australia border

6.500000

32.000000

60.000000

55.000000

60.000000

Maritime Incidents on the Gippsland Lakes and adjacent Coast

 

Love, Don

Author Pub

2015

108

4to

P-B Near Fine

30

Signed by the author, with illustrations, the many incidents and shipwrecks in this area of Victoria, starting in 1797

6.500000

23.000000

45.000000

40.000000

45.000000

Shipwrecks on the East Gippsland Coast

 

Love, Don

Author Pub

2007 2nd edition (2003)

viii 199p

4to

D-J Paper over boards Near Fine

35

With maps and illustrations, exploring the fates of 140 vessels from Corner Inlet to Cape Howe, 1797-1945

6.500000

30.000000

60.000000

55.000000

60.000000

His Majesty's Bark Endeavour  The story of the ship and her people

 

Macarthur, Antonia

HarperCollins

1997

ix 86p

8vo

P-B Near Fine

25

An illustrated description of the Endeavour and the Cook voyage, with special attention to the replica of 1994

5.000000

13.000000

21.000000

25.000000

28.000000

The Wreck of the Tararua

 

MacIntosh, Joan

Reed

1970

160

8vo

D-J (fading spine, in archival wrapper) Paper over boards  VG - Near Fine

25

With illustrations, the story of this New Zealand shipwreck in the Catlins, with the loss of 131 people

6.500000

22.000000

45.000000

40.000000

45.000000

Lady of the Lake  the TSS Earnslaw Story 1912-

 

Mackay, Malcolm

Author Pub

1999

48

8vo

P-B Near Fine

22

With illustrations, a tribute to the working steamer on Lake Wakatipu, launched there in 1912

3.000000

14.000000

26.000000

29.000000

29.000000

Nets, Lines and Pots  Three volumes a history of New Zealand fishing vessels

 

Makarios, Emmanuel

IPL Books, Wellington Maritime Museum

1996-9

112, 120, 104

4to

P-B Near Fine

70

With illustrations, the three volumes about the New Zealand fishing industry, the characters, the events and their impact on New Zealand

6.500000

30.000000

65.000000

60.000000

65.000000

The Wahine Disaster  a tragedy remembered

 

Makarios, Emmanuel

Grantham House, Wellington Museums Trust

2003

60

4to

P-B Near Fine

20

With many illustrations, part life-history of the Wahine, part disaster study of the shipwreck 10/4/68

3.000000

13.000000

21.000000

25.000000

25.000000

All at Sea  stories of New Zealand seafarers

 

Makarios, Emmanuel

Tranzpress, NZ Ship and Marine Soc

2017

193

4to

Laminated boards Near Fine

38

With illustrations, the nautical experiences of 16 female and male seafarers, their occupations ranging from Deck Boy to Captain

6.500000

32.000000

70.000000

60.000000

70.000000

New Zealand Maritime Images  the Golden Years

 

Makarios, Emmanuel (comp)

Transpress NZ

2007

253p (4p)

Oblong 8vo

Laminated boards Near Fine

40

With many illustrations, a collection of images from the 1950s to the 1970s of maritime scenes before containerisation compartmentalised everything, and people travelled over seas, rather than in the air

6.000000

28.000000

65.000000

60.000000

65.000000

California Shipwrecks  footsteps in the sea

 

Marshall, Don B

Superior Publishing Co

1978

176

4to

D-J (chips) Paper over boards VG

25

With illustrations and lists, shipwrecks along the thousand-plus miles of Californian coast, starting in 1579 with a Spanish ship

6.500000

31.000000

60.000000

55.000000

60.000000

Oregon Shipwrecks

 

Marshall, Don B

Binford & Mort Publishing

1984

ix (1p) 235p

4to

D-J (fading spine, small piece missing top, bottom spine, in protective wrapper) Plasticised boards VG

30

Signed by the author, with illustrations, over two hundred years of shipping disasters along the over 400 miles of Oregon coastline

6.500000

32.000000

60.000000

55.000000

60.000000

Southern Sails  one hundred years of the Otago Yacht Club

 

Maxwell, Val

Otago Yacht Club

1992

(frontis) 197p

8vo

P-B  Near Fine

22

With illustrations, a history of one of the world's most southerly Yacht Clubs, including the personalities and the feats

6.500000

24.000000

45.000000

40.000000

45.000000

Coastmaster  the story of Captain James B Greig

 

McCraw, John

Silverdale Publications

1999

196

8vo

P-B Near Fine

25

With maps and illustrations, a biography of the one-time harbourmaster at Invercargill

6.500000

24.000000

45.000000

40.000000

45.000000

The Last of the Sail Whalers   whaling off Southern New Zealand and Tasmania

 

McKillop, Captain Bill ; Richards, Rhys (et al, eds)

Paremata Press

2019

xviii 280p

8vo

P-B Near Fine

65

Signed by the editor, with maps and illustrations, the memoirs of Bill McKillop, the last decades of whaling and trading voyages under sail in New Zealand and Australian waters

6.000000

24.000000

45.000000

50.000000

55.000000

The Line That Dared  a history of the Union Steam Ship Company

 

McLaughlan, Gordon (ed)

Four Star Books

1987

205

4to

D-J (slight fading spine) Paper over boards  Near Fine

28

With many illustrations of USSC ships, a detailed study of the first hundred years of this shipping company begun in New Zealand

6.500000

28.000000

50.000000

45.000000

50.000000

A Century of Shipping in New Zealand

 

McLean, Gavin

Grantham House

2000

48

4to

Soft card covers with flaps Near Fine

22

With illustrations, historical photographs of shipping in New Zealand in the twentieth century, including World Wars

6.500000

22.000000

40.000000

35.000000

40.000000

Rocking the Boat? a history of Scales Corporation Limited

 

McLean, Gavin

Hazard Press, Scales Corporation Ltd

2002

324

4to

D-J (slight fading spine) Paper over boards  Near Fine

40

Signed by the author, with illustrations, what began as Geo. H Scales Ltd, and grew into a Corporation, from a farmers' protest movement to a major shipping agent, cool store operator, pet food processor and apple grower

6.500000

36.000000

80.000000

75.000000

80.000000

New Zealand Tragedies Shipwrecks and Maritime Disasters

 

McLean, Gavin

Grantham House

1995 reprint edition (1991)

x 218p

4to

P-B VG - Near Fine

20

With illustrations, New Zealand shipwrecks, from the small to the large, including the Wahine

6.500000

27.000000

55.000000

50.000000

55.000000

We Were Different  the Tasman Express Line Story

 

McLean, Gavin

Ventures Two Ltd

2004

168

Oblong 8vo

D-J Paper over boards Near Fine

35

With illustrations, the trans-Tasman shipping contest and the appearance of the Tasman Express Line

6.500000

29.000000

60.000000

55.000000

60.000000

The Southern Octopus  the rise of a shipping empire

 

McLean, Gavin

New Zealand Ship & Marine Society, Wellington Harbour Board Matirime Museum

1990

239

4to

D-J Paper over boards Owner's small stamp HTP VG - Near Fine

35

With illustrations, the rise and development of the Union Steam Ship Company, formed in Dunedin in 1875

5.000000

19.000000

43.000000

47.000000

51.000000

Richardsons of Napier

 

McLean, Gavin

NZSM Society

1989

141 (2p)

4to

D-J Paper over boards Near Fine

40

Signed by the author, a heavily illustrated history of a shipping company founded in 1859 and now deceased, but with a fascinating story

6.500000

25.000000

50.000000

45.000000

50.000000

Canterbury Coasters

 

McLean, Gavin

NZ Ship & Marine Society

1988 Reprint edition (1987)

96

4to

D-J Paper over boards  Near Fine

25

The reprint edition of this heavily illustrated history of the Canterbury Steam Shipping Company

5.000000

18.000000

33.000000

39.000000

43.000000

Full Astern!  an illustrated history of New Zealand's shipwrecks

 

McLean, Gavin

Grantham House

2007

240

4to

Soft card covers with flaps  Near Fine

28

With many illustrations, a selection of some of the many shipwrecks around New Zealand and off-shore islands, including the Rainbow Warrior, SS Wairarapa, Wahine, and casualties of war

6.500000

32.000000

60.000000

55.000000

60.000000

The Old Whaling Days

 

McNab, Robert

Golden Press

1976

xiii (1p) 508p

8vo

D-J (slight fading spine) Browning FEs VG

35

The reprint of this detailed record of the Southern Whale Fishery from 1830-1840

6.500000

27.000000

55.000000

50.000000

55.000000

Sail Change

Tall Ships in New Zealand Waters

Morris, Roger

David Bateman

1981

48

Oblong 8vo

D-J Paper oover boards VG - Near Fine

30

Illustrated with the author's water colours, a short study of some of the 'tall ships'  that traded in NZ waters during the 19th and 20th century

6.500000

26.000000

50.000000

45.000000

50.000000

Pacific Sail  four centuries of Western Ships in the Pacific

 

Morris, Roger

David Bateman

1987

192

Oblong 8vo

D-J Paper over boards Slight foxing EPs  Near Fine

30

With maps and the author's illustrations, from the little carricks of Magellan to the clippers of the shipping companies, including the later immigrant ships

5.000000

20.000000

40.000000

42.000000

44.000000

The Whale's Wake

 

Morton, Harry

University of Otago Press

1982

396

4to

D-J (light fading spine) Paper over boards Near Fine

40

With illustrations, the spread of whaling to New Zealand, both British and American, and the effects on the native society, a nice copy

6.000000

25.000000

48.000000

52.000000

56.000000

The Cruise of the Acheron

Her Majesty's Steam Vessel on survey in New Zealand waters 1848-1851

Natusch, Sheila

Whitcoulls

1978

190

8vo

D-J Paper over boards  Near Fine

30

With maps and illustrations, the Acheron's four-year survey of the coastline of much of NZ, especially the Southern islands

5.000000

16.000000

30.000000

37.000000

41.000000

Sailors of 41 South  stories from the Nelson Yacht Club 1857-2007

 

Neal, Tracy

The Nelson Yacht Club

2007

236

Oblong 8vo

P-B Near Fine

40

With illustrations, 150 years of sailing in the Nelson area, the people, the personalities, the determination to sail

5.000000

22.000000

44.000000

48.000000

52.000000

The Pacific Forum Line

 

Nightingale, Tony

Clerestory Press

1998

xviii 142p

8vo

P-B Near Fine

25

With illustrations, the development of this Pacific Islands shipping company

6.500000

24.000000

45.000000

40.000000

45.000000

Those Magnificent Men in their Rob-Roy Canoes

 

Parnell, Jim (comp)

Taniwha Kohatu Press

2012

xiv 113p

8vo

P-B  Near Fine

35

Signed by the compiler, with maps and illustrations, a tribute, amidst re-enactments, of the Park family and their Rob-Roy canoes

4.000000

12.000000

24.000000

26.000000

28.000000

Port Nelson - Gateway to the Sea

a history of the Nelson Harbour Board to 1978

Parr, William H

Nelson Harbour Board

1979

viii 304p

8vo

D-J (slight fading spine) Paper over boards VG - Near Fine

25

Signed by the author, with maps and illustrations, a history of the Nelson, Mapua and Motueka ports and their organisation

5.000000

18.000000

33.000000

39.000000

43.000000

Sail in the South

the great days of sail around Australia and New Zealand

Parsons, Ronald

Reed

1975

209

4to

D-J Paper over boards Slight foxing EPs  VG - Near Fine

35

With many illustrations from the Edwardes Collection, a memoir of the sailing days to and from Australasia, including the many shipwrecks

5.000000

20.000000

32.000000

36.000000

37.000000

Steamers in the South  the great days of steam around Australia and New Zealand

 

Parsons, Ronald

Rigby

1979

128

4to

D-J Paper over boards Near Fine

25

With illustrations, the development of steamers from the 1840s to the 1970s in Australasia

6.500000

25.000000

50.000000

45.000000

50.000000

Shipping Losses and Casualties concerning Australia and New Zealand 2 vols

 

Parsons, Ronald (comp)

Author Pub

2003

(2p) 200p (corrections, addendum sheet) ; 201-398p

4to

Paper covers, spine tape Near Fine

80

Extensive lists, with short biographies, of shipping casualties involving wrecks or serious damage in ships owned in Australia or New Zealand, together with accidents happening to vessels travelling to or from these countries

6.500000

34.000000

70.000000

65.000000

70.000000

Emigrant Ships to Luxury Liners

Passenger ships to Australia and New Zealand 1945-1990

Plowman, Peter

NSW University Press

1998

296

4to

D-J Near Fine

80

With colour and B-W illustrations, the ships that brought immigrants to the South Pacific after WW2 and the liners which bring tourists

6.500000

35.000000

70.000000

65.000000

70.000000

Wanganella and the Australian Trans-Tasman Liners

 

Plowman, Peter

Rosenberg, tranzpress NZ

2009

188

4to

P-B Near Fine

35

With maps, plans and illustrations, a detailed history of this ship, including its time as a housing unit at Deep Cove, Doubtful Sound

6.500000

29.000000

55.000000

50.000000

55.000000

Across the Pacific

Liners from Australia and New Zealand to North America

Plowman, Peter

Rosenberg Publishing

2010

272

4to

P-B  Near Fine

40

With illustrations, a history of the passenger service that connected New Zealand and Australia with the West Coast of North America before the advent of the jumbo-jet

9.000000

23.000000

48.000000

53.000000

58.000000

Migrant Ships to Australia and new Zealand 1900-1939

 

Plowman, Peter

Rosenberg Publishing, Tranzpress NZ

2009

192

4to

P-B Near Fine

30

With illustrations, a history of the immigration into Australasia before WW2 and the vessels the immigrants came on

6.500000

28.000000

60.000000

55.000000

60.000000

Wrecked on a Reef

or Twenty Months in the Auckland Islands

Raynal, Francois E ; Mortelier, Christiane

Steele Roberts

2003

ix p13-260

8vo

D-J Paper over boards Near Fine

45

A nice copy of the re-issue of this stirring tale of shipwreck off the Auckland Islands, with added appendices, including discussion of the work of Raynal and his influence on Jules Verne

5.500000

17.000000

34.000000

36.000000

38.000000

Captain Charles Bayley  whaling master 1813-1875

 

Richards, Rhys

Navarine Publishing, Roebuck Series No 65

2014

vi 54p

8vo

P-B Near Fine

28

With maps, illustrations and tables, this whaling master's career, the 'Runnymede', and working the South Tasman Sea and New Zealand

3.000000

10.000000

20.000000

22.000000

24.000000

Akarana The Ports of Auckland

 

Rose, John

Auckland Harbour Board

1971

239

4to

D-J (chips) Paper over boards VG

25

With illustrations, the first 100 years of this New Zealand Harbour Board

6.500000

32.000000

65.000000

60.000000

65.000000

This stern Coast

 

Ross, J O'C

Reed

1969

277

8vo

D-J Paper over boards Near Fine

25

With charts and illustrations, the story of New Zealand's coastal surveying, and the surveyos

6.500000

27.000000

50.000000

45.000000

50.000000

Captain FG Moore

Mariner and Pioneer

Ross, John O

Wanganui Newspapers Ltd

1982

178

4to

D-J (fading spine) VG - Near Fine

45

With illustrations and drawings, the life of an early European mariner in NZ waters, especially around Nelson

5.000000

13.000000

21.000000

25.000000

25.000000

Pride in their Ports

the story of the minor ports

Ross, John O'C

The Dunmore Press

1977

213p (1p catalogue)

8vo

D-J  Paper over boards  Owner's signature FEP VG - Near Fine

30

With illustrations, New Zealand's smaller ports, both historical and existing

6.500000

20.000000

45.000000

40.000000

45.000000

The Lighthouses of New Zealand

 

Ross, John O'C

Dunmore Press

1975

152 (4p)

8vo

D-J Paper over boards VG - Near Fine

25

With illustrations, the first comprehensive history of lighthouses and their keepers

6.500000

22.000000

40.000000

35.000000

40.000000

'Salt in my Blood'

 

'Salt in my Blood'

Author Pub

1996

(ii) 167p (1p)

4to

P-B Near Fine

38

With illustrations, the life of this merchant navy man, his war experiences and life in New Zealand

5.000000

17.000000

29.000000

33.000000

34.000000

Sail to New Zealand  the story of Shaw Savill & Co 1858-82

 

Savill, David

Robert Hale

1986

185

8vo

D-J Paper over boards Near Fine

35

With illustrations, the 24 years that Shaw Savill carried immigrants to New Zealand, up till the merging with the Albion Line

6.500000

25.000000

50.000000

45.000000

50.000000

The Inside Story of KZ-7

 

Sefton, Alan

Hodder & Stoughton

1987

292

4to

Boxed Dark blue cloth binding GAE Near Fine

70

Numbered/limited edition (185/365), signed by Michael Fay, the story of New Zealand's first America's Cup challenge

5.000000

22.000000

49.000000

54.000000

59.000000

Adventurous Armada

The Story of Legazpi's Expedition

Sharp, Andrew

W&T

1961

(frontis) 214p

8vo

D-J (slight rubbing extremities, in archival plastic)  VG - Near Fine

40

With map and illustrations, the story of the Spanish expedition sent by King Philip to win the Philippines, and the various adventures associated with early European exploration of the Pacific

5.000000

14.000000

26.000000

29.000000

29.000000

from kauri trees to sunlit seas

shoestring shipping in the South Pacific

Silk, Don

Godwit Publishing

1994

244

8vo

Soft card covers with flaps  Near Fine

25

With map and illustrations, the experiences running a small shipping company in the Pacific Islands of the author and his crews

6.500000

24.000000

45.000000

40.000000

45.000000

Journeying With Seafarers in New Zealand

 

Sinclair, Roy

Random House

1999

269

4to

P-B Owner's small stamp HTP Near Fine

22

Full of the stories of those NZers who have experienced the thrills, joys and dangers of seagoing and sea-journeys, from the merchant marine in WW2 to cruising on Lake Wakatipu

5.000000

14.000000

28.000000

32.000000

35.000000

Rebecca  The restoration of an old yacht

 

Smith, Peter

Heinemann

1978

(frontis) 84p

Folio

D-J Near Fine

50

With drawings and illustrations, more than just a step-by-step guide to boat building or restoration, a nice creation

5.000000

20.000000

34.000000

38.000000

40.000000

The Ships That Serve New Zealand

 Vol 1 British and European Lines

Stewart, IG

Reed

1964

255

4to

D-J (slight rubbing extremities)  VG - Near Fine

32

Signed by the author, with many illustrations in colour and B-W, the author describes those ships by which NZ made contact with the world, when this was the main method of contact

6.500000

31.000000

50.000000

45.000000

50.000000

Steam on the Waitemata

 

Stewart, WW

Reed

1972

(frontis)  64p

Oblong 8vo

D-J (slight chips)  Blue plasticised boards  VG

25

A celebration of earlier days on the Auckland waterfront, beautifully illustrated by the author

6.500000

28.000000

50.000000

45.000000

50.000000

Subritzky Shipping  a heritage of sail 1843-1993  commemorative edition

 

Subritzky, MRG

Subritzky Legend Trust

1993

xvi 176p

4to

P-B  Near Fine

45

Signed and inscribed by the author, the limited Commemorative Edition (#385/500) record of 150 years maritime history of New Zealand's oldest privately owned shipping company, with illustrations

6.500000

29.000000

60.000000

55.000000

60.000000

Little Ships of New Zealand

 

Titchener, Paul

Reed

1978

ix 159p (1p catalogue)

4to

D-J  Fine

25

With illustrations, the author brings Ron Carter's 'Little Ships' up-to-date, giving a history of NZ yachting up to 1978

5.000000

20.000000

37.000000

42.000000

45.000000

The Story of Sanford Ltd  the first one hundred years

 

Titchener, Paul

Sanford Ltd

1981

(6p) 133p

4to

D-J (slight chip) Paper over boards Slight foxing top FE VG - Near Fine

25

With illustrations, the first century in the life of New Zealand's biggest fishing company

5.500000

18.000000

36.000000

38.000000

40.000000

Whaling in Southern Waters

 

Tod, Frank

Author Pub

1982

158

4to

P-B VG

35

With maps and illustrations,  a study of the people and places involved in the hunting of whales in Southern New Zealand, from Banks Peninsula to Tautuku

5.000000

16.000000

30.000000

34.000000

34.000000

Spirit of the Coast

 

Tolerton, Nick

Pacifica Shipping (1985) Ltd

2010

135p (1p)

4to

D-J Paper over boards Near Fine

45

With illustrations, the story of the first 25 years of Pacifica Shipping and its development as New Zealand's leading coastal operator

6.500000

28.000000

55.000000

50.000000

55.000000

The White Swan Incident

 

Warman, Mike

The Wairarapa Archive

2002

vi 73p

8vo

P-B Near Fine

25

With maps and illustrations, an ill-fated voyage in 1862 which could have killed off a number of the leading New Zealand politicians of the time

6.500000

21.000000

40.000000

35.000000

40.000000

Ordeal by Sea The NZ Shipping Co's history in the Second World War 1939-1945

 

Waters, Sydney D

The New Zealand Shipping Company Ltd

1949

(frontis) xii 263p

8vo

D-J Cloth binding Light foxing FEs Owner's small stamp FEP VG

25

With illustrations, the war history of a New Zealand shipping company, its vessels and its crews

5.000000

13.000000

27.000000

29.000000

31.000000

Pamir  the story of a sailing ship

 

Waters, Sydney D

Reed

1949

48

8vo

Paper over boards  Browning spine, Slight foxing, fading boards Signature front paste-down  VG

32

With illustrations, the story of this sailing ship and its sailing in New Zealand waters, written at a time as it was being restored to Finland, scarce

3.000000

10.000000

20.000000

22.000000

24.000000

Shaw Savill Line one hundred years of trading

 

Waters, Sydney D

W&T

1961

157p (1p)

8vo

D-J (slight chip) Cloth binding Owner's small stamp FEP VG - Near Fine

25

With illustrations, a century of development of merchant shipping in New Zealand and out to the world

6.500000

22.000000

45.000000

40.000000

45.000000

Union Line  a short history of the Union Steam Ship Company of New Zealand Ltd 1875-1951

 

Waters, Sydney D

USSC (NZ) Ltd

1951

148

4to

Plasticised boards VG

25

With illustrations, the first jubilee of the USS Co in New Zealand and out into the world

6.500000

26.000000

50.000000

45.000000

50.000000

Richardsons of Napier

A Century of Local Shipping 1859-1959

Waters, Sydney David

Richardson and Co

1959

108

8vo

D-J (light browning spine, in protective plastic) Signature front paste-down  Near Fine

45

With maps and illustrations, the centennial history of this New Zealand-owned shipping company and sea transport on the East Coast, a nice copy

6.500000

22.000000

40.000000

35.000000

40.000000

Stewart Island's Kaipipi Shipyard and the Ross Sea Whalers

 

Watt, James PC

Author Pub

1989

272p (1p)

4to

D-J (slight fading spine) Paper over boards  Near Fine

90

Signed by the author, the story of the Norwegian Whalers' base (1924-33) in Paterson Inlet, Stewart Island, with illustrations

6.500000

34.000000

70.000000

65.000000

70.000000

History of the Sanders Cup 1921-1946

 

Wheatley, P Owen ; Reid, Bryan G

Author Pub

1946

268

8vo

D-J (slight chips top spine, fore-corners)  VG

30

With illustrations, a tidy copy of the jubilee history of this NZ yachting cup

5.000000

13.000000

21.000000

25.000000

25.000000

Shipwreck  New Zealand Maritime Accidents

 

Wilkinson, Doug

Southern Press

1974

16 leaves

Oblong 8vo

P-B VG

18

With illustrations, a record of some of the mutitude of New Zealand shipwrecks, finishing with the 'Wahine'

3.000000

10.000000

20.000000

22.000000

24.000000

Early New Zealand Steamers  Vol 1 The Pioneering Years 1840-1861

 

Wilkinson, JD

Maritime Historical Productions

1966

x 230p

8vo

D-J (chips, fading spine) Paper over boards VG - Near Fine

60

With maps and illustrations, the pioneer steamers that traded around the New Zealand coast from 1840-1861

6.500000

24.000000

50.000000

45.000000

50.000000

The New Zealand Journal 1842-1844 of John B Williams

 

Williams, John B ; Kenny, Robert W (ed)

Peabody Museum of Salem, Brown University Press

1956

xii 120p (folding map)

4to

Maroon cloth binding, slight fading spine Near Fine

45

With map and illustrations, the 1842-4 journal of this observant 'yankee whaler' in New Zealand waters, in original glassine wrapper

5.000000

16.000000

30.000000

34.000000

34.000000

Blue Water Kiwis

New Zealand's Naval Story

Wright, Matthew

Reed

2001

237p (1p)

Oblong 4to

D-J  Near Fine

45

A heavily-illustrated study of the wide-ranging contribution the RNZN has made to the defence of NZ and the expression of the national identity

5.000000

20.000000

33.000000

37.000000

38.000000

Torpedo!  Kiwis at sea in World War II

 

Wright, Matthew (ed)

Random House

2007

272

8vo

P-B Fine

35

A collection of memoirs and tales by New Zealand naval servicemen in WW2, including being torpedoed

5.000000

18.000000

31.000000

35.000000

37.000000

Ships of Wellington the past 50 years

 

Young, Victor

Nivic Maritime Books

1999

104

Oblong 8vo

Laminated boards Near Fine

34

With illustrations, a compilation of some of the ships that have served Wellington and its harbour, from the sailing ship Pamir to harbour ferries, tugs, Interisland ferries, coastal freighters and container ships

5.000000

12.000000

25.000000

29.000000

32.000000

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