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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

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36.000000

37.000000

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

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22.000000

41.000000

47.000000

49.000000

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

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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

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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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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

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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

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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

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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

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Dusky Bay

In the Steps of Captain Cook

Begg, A Charles, Neil C

W&T

1975 3rd edition (1966)

240

8vo

D-J (slight chips, in archival wrapper) VG - Near Fine

68

The reconstruction of the history of the Dusky Bay - Sounds area, retracing the footsteps of Captain Cook, with many illustrations

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A Century of Style

Great ships of the Union Line 1875-1976

Brewer, NH

Reed

1982

x 238p

4to

D-J  Paper over boards  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

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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

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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

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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

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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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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

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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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Shipwreck tales of survival, courage and calamiy at sea

 

Callan, Louise

HodderMoaBeckett

2000

144

Oblong 8vo

P-B VG

20

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

5.500000

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Fri Alert

 

Caron, Elsa (ed)

Caveman Press

1974

xiii 138p

Oblong 8vo

P-B  Slight foxing FE  VG

30

With drawings, maps and illustrations, the voyage into the Mururoa Atoll test ground, 'capture' and release, and other things besides

5.500000

16.000000

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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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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'

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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

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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

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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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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

45

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

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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

42

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

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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

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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

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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 Signature FEP, initials base Gift card verso FEP  VG

140

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

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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

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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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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

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The Wreck of the SS Otago

 

Collins, Bruce E

DreamTime Publications

2006

iv 40p

8vo

P-B Fine

25

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

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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

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36.000000

Of Signals, Ships and Sundry Snippets

 

De Jardine, Margaret

Author Published

1997

viii 148p

4to

D-J Paper over boards  Fine

75

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

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The Elingamite and its Treasure

 

Doak, Wade

Hodder & Stoughton

1969

192

8vo

D-J (rubbing top spine, front flap clipped) Paper over boards  Short inscription verso FEP VG

20

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

5.500000

18.000000

36.000000

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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

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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

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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

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38.000000

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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

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33.000000

37.000000

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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 Wreck of the General Grant

 

Eunson, Keith

Reed

1974

(3p) 168p

8vo

D-J (slight chip, in archival wrapper)  Paper over boards, slight rubbing base boards  VG

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

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Where Giants Dwell a sailor's tale

 

Evans, Gerry

David Ling

1999

216

8vo

P-B VG

20

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

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Jack of all Trades, Master of None

 The Shipping Corporation of New Zealand Ltd 1973-1989

Farquhar, Ian

NZ Ship & Marine Society

1996

48

4to

P-B Short inscription HTP VG - Near Fine

25

Signed by the author, the short history of this shipping line, detailing its services and trades and the political influences which impinged on it, with illustrations, NZ Shipping Monographs No 3

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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'

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37.000000

43.000000

47.000000

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

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37.000000

43.000000

47.000000

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

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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

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

68

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

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41.000000

47.000000

50.000000

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

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34.000000

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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

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The Story of the Waireka

 

Harris, Herbert Charles

Parahaki Publications

1996

(frontis) (5p) vii 84p (4p)

Oblong 8vo

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

20

With maps and illustrations, the stranding, repair and relaunching of the barquentine 'Waireka' at Hokianga in 1886, from an on-the-spot witness

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Log of the Huia

 

Hawkins, Clifford W

Collins

1973 Revised, extended edition (1947)

147

4to

D-J (slight chips, fading spine, in archival wrapper) Paper over boards, light rubbing base  VG

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

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32.000000

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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

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New Zealand Shipwrecks 195 Years of Disasters at Sea

 

Ingram, Charles William ; Lambert, Max

Beckett

1990 7th edition revised and enlarged (1936)

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

4to

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

75

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

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54.000000

58.000000

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

40

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

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35.000000

42.000000

47.000000

The Era of Coastal Shipping in New Zealand

the small motor ships

Jennings, Murray

Transpress

2003

193

4to

Laminated boards Near Fine

60

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

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19.000000

35.000000

42.000000

47.000000

New Zealand's Maritime Heritage

 

Johnson, David

Collins, David Bateman

1987

196

4to

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

32

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

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42.000000

46.000000

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

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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

20

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

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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

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Express Steamers of Cook Strait

 

Kirk, Allan A

Reed

1968

207

8vo

D-J (slight chip) VG - Near Fine

35

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

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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

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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

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24.000000

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28.000000

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

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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

40

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

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29.000000

33.000000

37.000000

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  VG - Near Fine

35

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

5.500000

19.000000

38.000000

40.000000

42.000000

The Wreck Book

Rediscovered New Zealand Shipwrecks

Locker-Lampson, Steve ; Francis, Ian

Millwood Press

1979

(frontis) 117p

4to

D-J (chips, small piece missing top FE, in archival wrapper) VG

40

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

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31.000000

35.000000

37.000000

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

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28.000000

The Wreck of the Tararua

 

MacIntosh, Joan

Reed

1970

160

8vo

D-J (fading spine, in archival wrapper) Paper over boards Owner's detaild HTP VG

25

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

5.500000

16.000000

30.000000

37.000000

41.000000

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

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

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

5.000000

13.000000

26.000000

28.000000

30.000000

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

Canterbury Coasters

 

McLean, Gavin

NZ Ship & Marine Society

1987

96

4to

P-B Near Fine

35

A limited edition (#104 of 1000) heavily illustrated history of the Canterbury Steam Shipping Company

5.000000

14.000000

26.000000

29.000000

29.000000

Richardsons of Napier

 

McLean, Gavin

NZSM Society

1989

141 (2p)

4to

D-J Near Fine

55

Heavily illustrated history of a shipping company founded in 1859 and now deceased, but with a fascinating story

5.000000

13.000000

21.000000

25.000000

25.000000

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

We Were Different  the Tasman Express Line Story

 

McLean, Gavin

Ventures Two Ltd

2004

168

Oblong 8vo

D-J Paper over boards Short inscription FEP VG - Near Fine

30

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

5.500000

17.000000

34.000000

36.000000

38.000000

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

 

McLean, Gavin

Grantham House

2007

240

4to

Soft card covers with flaps  Near Fine

32

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

5.000000

18.000000

36.000000

40.000000

44.000000

Sail Change

Tall Ships in New Zealand Waters

Morris, Roger

David Bateman

1981

48

Oblong 8vo

D-J (patch of fading back, flaps) Fading top, bottom FE  VG

35

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

5.000000

13.000000

21.000000

25.000000

25.000000

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

5.000000

19.000000

36.000000

41.000000

44.000000

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

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

Wanganella and the Australian Trans-Tasman Liners

 

Plowman, Peter

Rosenberg, tranzpress NZ

2009

188

4to

P-B Fine

40

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

5.000000

19.000000

34.000000

38.000000

40.000000

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

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

125

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

5.000000

23.000000

48.000000

50.000000

53.000000

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

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

The Lighthouses of New Zealand

 

Ross, John O'C

Dunmore Press

1975

152 (4p)

8vo

D-J VG - Near Fine

35

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

5.000000

16.000000

30.000000

37.000000

41.000000

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

5.000000

16.000000

29.000000

33.000000

33.000000

'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

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

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

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

5.000000

17.000000

30.000000

35.000000

35.000000

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

5.500000

16.000000

32.000000

34.000000

36.000000

Subritzky Shipping  a heritage of sail 1843-1993  commemorative edition

 

Subritzky, MRG

Subritzky Legend Trust

1993

xvi 176p

4to

P-B  Bumped base spine  VG - 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

5.000000

15.000000

30.000000

32.000000

34.000000

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

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

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

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

5.000000

12.000000

24.000000

26.000000

28.000000

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

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

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

65

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

5.000000

12.000000

19.000000

23.000000

22.000000

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

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

Strait Crossing  the ferries of Cook Strait through time

 

Young, Victor

Tranzpress NZ

2009

250p (6p)

Oblong 8vo

Laminated boards Fore-edges bumped VG - Near Fine

50

With illustrations, the history of shipping services between the North and South Island, including the 'Wahine'

5.000000

22.000000

46.000000

51.000000

57.000000

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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