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1600 Years Under the Sea. Second Printing in dustjacket.

By: FALCON-BARKER, Ted, Captain

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Frederick Muller, London, 1961,:

Seller ID: 32381


FALCON-BARKER, Ted, Captain. 1600 Years Under the Sea. London : Frederick Muller, (1961). Second Printing. Pp 225. Illustrated. 8vo, green cloth. Anderson 387. Captain Ted Falcon-Barker (b. Australia). An account of the jointDutch-Yugoslavia-Cambridge University expedition to examine the remains of the ancient Illyrian city of Epidauros, now submerged off the (former) Yug oslavian port of Cavtat. Spine and edges slightly sunned, else very good inrubbed, nicked dustjacket. 45.00 View more info

ABCA Coalition Operations Handbook, 11 April 2005.

By: ABCA

Price: $40.00

Publisher: ABCA Program Office, Rosslyn, VA , 2005,:

Seller ID: 82622


(ABCA). ABCA Coalition Operations Handbook, 11 April 2005. (Rosslyn, VA : The ABCA Program Office, 2005). Various paginations (totaling 290). 8vo, white card covers. “The American-British-Canadian-Australian (ABCA) Program isnot an alliance nor has an ABCA force ever been employed under the program . However, the ABCA nations have served together in ad hoc coalitions on several occasions to pursue common objectives. […] The COH [Coalition Operations Handbook] is designed to assist the ABCA nations in serving together inany coalitions, assist ABCA nations when they serve in a coalition with... View more info

Aboriginal Peoples and Military Participation : Canadian and International Perspectives. Second Printing.

By: LACKENBAUER, P. Whitney, R. Scott SHEFFIELD, and Craig Leslie MANTLE.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Canadian Defence Academy Press, Kingston, Ontario, 2007, ISBN:9780662459507:

Seller ID: 115146


LACKENBAUER, P. Whitney, R. Scott SHEFFIELD, and Craig Leslie MANTLE (eds.). Aboriginal Peoples and Military Participation : Canadian and International Perspectives. Edited by P. Whitney Lackenbauer, R. Scott Sheffield, and Craig Leslie Mantle. (Kingston, Ontario) : Canadian Defence Academy Press, (2007). Second Printing. Pp. (6),i-v,(1),1-326,(6). 8vo, photo-illustrated card covers with green spine, white and green lettering to front cover, white lettering to spine. "The CF prides itself on being a national institutionthat reflects and promotes the values of a diverse country. This includ... View more info

Absurd and the Brave : CORB - The True Account of the British Government's World War II Evacuation of Children Overseas. First Edition in dustjacket, Signed

By: FETHNEY, Michael BRIGGS, Asa, Lord

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Boo Guild Ltd., Sussex, England, 1990, ISBN:0863324479:

Seller ID: 116117


FETHNEY, Michael. The Absurd and the Brave : CORB - The True Account of theBritish Government's World War II Evacuation of Children Overseas. Sussex, England : The Book Guild Ltd., (1990). First Edition. Pp (6),7-333,(3). Wi th many b&w photos and other illustrations in the text . 8vo [140 x 220 mm], blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Michael Fethney (b. circa 1931), himself a CORB child evacuated at age 9 from Bradford, was living in Harrogateat the time of puiblication. "In June 1940, the CORB scheme (Children's Ov erseas Reception Board) opened its doors for the evacuation of Britain'... View more info

Accumulations of Macrophyte Wrack Along Sandy Beaches in Western Australia:Biomass, Decomposition Rates and Significance in Supporting Nearshore Prod uction

By: HANSEN, Judith Ann

Price: $100.00

Publisher: University of Western Australia, 1984,:

Seller ID: 76204


HANSEN, Judith Ann. Accumulations of Macrophyte Wrack Along Sandy Beaches in Western Australia: Biomass, Decomposition Rates and Significance in Supporting Nearshore Production. [n.p]: University of Western Australia, 1984. Pp. (7),1-93. Illustrated with black and white photos. 8vo, blue card covers. PhD. thesis in Department of Botany at the University of Western Australia. Author's last name in ink to spine, wear to edges of covers, sun damage to spine and covers, ink marks to rear cover, else vg. 100.00 View more info

Across Three Oceans. pb repr.

By: O'BRIEN, Conor

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Granada, 1984, ISBN:0246123095:

Seller ID: 42648


O'BRIEN, Conor. Across Three Oceans. L: Granada, (1984). Pp 272. 8vo, ill. card covers. Later printing of Toy 453. Originally published in 1927. "On 20 June 1923, [O'Brien] left Dublin in the 20-ton Saoirse with a crew of twoand crossed the Atlantic to Pernambuco in Brazil, then on to Durban and ac ross the Indian Ocean to Melbourne. On the homeward passage he steered fromAuckland to Cape Horn and spent Christmas 1924 in the Falklands, which he describes in lively detail." -from the cover. Name, else vg. 10.00 View more info

Action at Sea : The Saga of the Sydney. US in dj

By: JOHNSTON, George H.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin, 1942,:

Seller ID: 25147


JOHNSTON, George H. Action at Sea : The Saga of the Sydney. With Illustrations. Bos.: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1942. Pp 185. 8vo, red cloth. Law 0293. "The story of the Australian Cruiser Sydney during seven months' war service with the British Mediterranean Fleet is unquestionably one of the most thrilling documents of the present war." - from the dj. Gift inscription, else vg in slightly chipped dj. 50.00 View more info

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Admiral Arthur Phillip. in dj.

By: PHILLIP, Arthur, Admiral). MACKANESS, George MACKANESS, George.

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Angus & Robertson, 1937,:

Seller ID: 39707


(PHILLIP, Arthur, Admiral). MACKANESS, George. Admiral Arthur Phillip : Founder of New South Wales, 1738-1814. Sydney: Angus & Robertson, 1937. Pp 536, frontis., [34] leaves plates. 8vo, blue cloth. "This volume has been planned as a companion volume to the author's 'Life of Vice-Admiral William Bligh.' It is based entirely upon original contemporary sources and is fully documented and illustrated. It is the result of several years' exhaustive research in Australia and Great Britain, and is a critical examination of all extant original material. Much of this is here published for the first... View more info

Admirals Fremantle. First Edition in dustjacket

By: PARRY, Ann (ed.) FREMANTLE, Thomas Francis, Admiral) NELSON, Horatio)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Chatto & Windus, London, 1971, ISBN:070111603x:

Seller ID: 54287


PARRY, Ann (ed.). Admirals Fremantle. London : Chatto & Windus, 1971. FirstEdition. Pp 286, including frontis. + 22 pp of plates with 1 pp chart and several maps to text. 8vo, red cloth, gilt to spine. The four distinguishedAdmirals Fremantle who are the subject of this book are: "[...] Thomas Fra ncis Fremantle (1765-1819) who was a close friend of Nelson, and one of hiscaptains both at Copenhagen and Trafalgar. His son, Charles Howe Fremantle (1800-1869) had a major port in Australia named after him, and was Flag Of ficer in charge at Balaklava during the Crimean War. [...] His nephew, E... View more info

Admiralty Chart : British Naval Hydrography in the Nineteenth Century. 1stUK in dj.

By: RITCHIE, G.S

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Hollis & Carter, London, 1967,:

Seller ID: 96535


RITCHIE, G.S. The Admiralty Chart : British Naval Hydrography in the Nineteenth Century. London : Hollis & Carter, (1967). First Printing. Pp [i]-xi,(1),[1]-388, frontis + 8 pp plates. Maps. Index. 8vo, grey cloth, gilt lettering to spine. "In this book, Rear Admiral Ritchie describes just what has lain behind the compilation of those charts- the organisation, the development of surveying techniques, the expeditions and above all the personalities. Drawing on his own experience as a naval surveyor as well as on the fullrange of the Admiralty archives, he conveys very clearly to the reader ... View more info

Adventures of Big Red. 1st in dj.

By: KROHN, Gunter

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Vantage Press, 1977,:

Seller ID: 21133


KROHN, Gunter. The Adventures of Big Red. N.Y.: Vantage Press, (1977). First Edition. Pp (6),1-103,(3). Illustrated. 8vo, red cloth. "In April 1974 the author left his business and home in Canada... and set out... for Lunenburg, Nova Scotia. There he planned to build a boat in which he hoped to sailto Australia with his family. A year of planning afforded some success... The whole family... set sail along the North American coast. The remainder of the book recounts the many adventures of the family on board the Big Redas they struggled against the increasing cold of the incoming winter, hi... View more info

Adventures of Big Red. in dj. signed.

By: KROHN, Gunter

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Vantage Press, 1977,:

Seller ID: 16168


KROHN, Gunter. The Adventures of Big Red. N.Y.: Vantage Press, (1977). Pp (6),1-103,(3). Illustrated. 8vo, red cloth. Not in Toy. "In April 1974 the author left his business and home in Canada... and set out... for Lunenburg,Nova Scotia. There he planned to build a boat in which he hoped to sail to Australia with his family. A year of planning afforded some success... The whole family... set sail along the North American coast. The remainder of the book recounts the many adventures of the family on board the Big Red asthey struggled against the increasing cold of the incoming winter, high ... View more info

After Moruroa : France in the South Pacific. First Edition

By: MACLELLAN, Nic CHESNEAUX, Jean

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Ocean Press, Melbourne, 1998, ISBN:1876175052: 1998

Seller ID: 102089

ISBN: 1876175052


MACLELLAN, Nic and Jean CHESNEAUX. After Moruroa : France in the South Pacific. Melbourne & New York : Ocean Press, (1998). First Printing. Pp (8),[1]-279,(1). With some maps in the text. 8vo (137 x 215 mm), art-illustrated cardcovers, with blue, black & grey lettering to pink spine. "After Moruroa looks at the history of French colonialism in the Pacific - from the French Revolution to the Matignon Accords in New Caledonia and the end of nuclear testing at Moruroa and Fangataufa atolls. What is the future for Frances Pacific colonies? As France integrates... View more info

Albany : Port With A Past And Future : A History of the Port of Albany, King George Sound, Western Australia

By: JOHNSON, Les ENRIGHT, Terry, foreword]

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Albany Port Authority, Albany, W.A., 1997, ISBN:0959634711:

Seller ID: 100134


JOHNSON, Les. Albany : Port With A Past And Future : A History of the Port of Albany, King George Sound, Western Australia. [Foreword by Terry Enright]. (Albany, W.A.: published by the Albany Port Authority, 1997). Pp. (8),9-328. Illustrated. 8vo, decorated orange and blue card covers with blue titles to front and spine. "A decision by the Albany Port Authority to publish this history in 1996 was doubly appropriate in marking the 70th anniversaryof legislation to establish an Albany harbour board and the 170 years sinc e the port became the site of the first European settlement in Western ... View more info

Albatross Muff : A novel. 1st UK in dj.

By: HANRAHAN, Barbara

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Chatto & Windus, London, 1977, ISBN:0701121971:

Seller ID: 87223


HANRAHAN, Barbara. The Albatross Muff : A novel . London: Chatto & Windus, 1977. First UK Printing. Pp. (8),7-206,(2). 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. The third novel by the Australian author. "Stella leaves Australia as a young girl and comes with her widowed mother to live in London.The year is 1856. She makes friends with Edith Hall, whose father is aprop er English gentleman and a friend of the author Charles Dickens. Stella is jealously protexted by her old nurse,a former convict called Moak, whose powers of white magic turn into black as time passes and Stella changes i... View more info

Albatross Scouts Described

By: SCHAEDEL, Charles

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Kookaburra Technical Publications, 0,:

Seller ID: 48208


SCHAEDEL, Charles. Albatross Scouts Described. Dandenong, Australia: Kookaburra Technical Publications, n. d. Pp. 24. Illustrated with black & white photographs and several diagrams. Double column. 8vo, stapled ill. card covers. Series 2 No. 1 Technical Manual. Slightly rubbed covers, else vg, 25.00 View more info

Along the Clipper Way. Fourth Printing in dustjacket

By: CHICHESTER, Francis

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton, London, 1967,:

Seller ID: 17854


CHICHESTER, Francis. Along the Clipper Way. With extracts from Francis Drake, Shackleton, Slocum and Smeeton, Dana and Ann Davison, Bardiaux and BasilLubbock, Bullen, Bombard and Conor O'Brien, Anson, Dumas and Alan Villiers , John Masefield and Joseph Conrad. (London) : Hodder and Stoughton, (1967). Fourth Printing. Pp (12),[13-256. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. With map end-papers. Toy 2731. "Francis Chichester's object in this bookis to take the readerr stage by stage along ^be great clipper way followed by the gold, wool and grain clippers from Britain round the Cape (of Go... View more info

Amazing Grace : Evangelicalism in Australia, Britain, Canada, and the United States. pbk.

By: RAWLYK, George and Mark A. NOLL, eds. NOLL, Mark A., ed. DEMING, james C. MACK, Barry

Price: $15.00

Publisher: McGill-Queens University Press, Montreal and Kingston, 1995, ISBN:0773512144:

Seller ID: 89208


RAWLYK, George and Mark A. NOLL, eds. Amazing Grace : Evangelicalism in Australia, Britain, Canada, and the United States . Edited by George A. Rawlykand Mark A. Noll. Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queens University Press, ( 1995). Pp. (6),7-429,(3). 8vo, illustrated yellow card covers with white spine. Contents: 1. D. Bruce Hindmarsh's "'I Am a Sort of Middle-Man': The Politically Correct Evangelicalism of John Newton"; 2. David Hempton's "NoisyMethodists and Pious Protestants: Evangelical Revival and Religious Minori ties in Eighteenth-Century Ireland"; 3. Noll's "Revival... View more info

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An Unfinished Journey. First Edition in dustjacket

By: NAIPAUL, Shiva SMART, Douglas (foreword)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Hamish Hamilton, London, 1986, ISBN:024111943x: 1986

Seller ID: 70365

ISBN: 024111943X


NAIPAUL, Shiva. An Unfinished Journey. [Introduction by Douglas Smart]. London : Hamish Hamilton, (1986). First British Edition. Pp. (8),1-136. 8vo [140 x 220 mm], black cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Shiva Naipaul (b. February 25, 1945 – d. August 13, 1985), born Shivadhar Srinivasa Naipaul in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, was a Trinidadian and British novelist and journalist. An unfinished collection of essays by the Trinidad-born writer, published posthumously. "He buries his hands in his pockets. "Is it like that in your island as ... View more info

Anglican World. Vol. 2, Number 5, May-June 1962. Whitsun Number.

By: Anglican World EVANS, Bill BAYNE, Stephen F. EDWARDS, David L.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Church Illustrated Limited, London , 1962,:

Seller ID: 85224


(Anglican World). Anglican World. Vol. 2, Number 5, May-June 1962. Whitsun Number. London : Church Illustrated Limited, 1962. Pp 1-64. Illustrated. Double Column. 4to, illustrated card covers. Contents : Always in the Family (by Geoffrey Howard); Ressurection at Coventry (by Cuthbert Bardsley); Man of the Moment (by Dewi Morgan); Coventry Colour Section; Symbols and the Psyche (by Gilbert Cope); The Church of England in Australia (by Thomas Reed and William Ward); Hugh Rowlands Gough (by Talbot Greaves Mohan); New Delhiand Toronto (by Stephen F. Bayne); The Most Improbable Bishop (by David L. ... View more info