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There are 81 books in this catalogue.
Captain Cook, the seamen's seaman; a Study of the Great Discoverer
Villiers, Alan. J.
Book Number: 66192
ISBN: 014139062x
Penguin 2001. 8vo. softcover. 265pp. index, b/w illus. Good+, page edges toned, endpapers foxed.
Price: $11.00


Discoveries: the voyages of Captian Cook.
Thomas, Nicholas
Book Number: 66154
ISBN: 0713995572
Allen Lane, Penguin Books, London, 2003. 8vo. hardcover. 468pp. index, b/w illus., maps. Very good, foxing to outer page edges. / Very good d/w rubbed on corners with small tear on rear corner.
Price: $15.00


So They Came South. Library Reference Series.
Clancy, Robert & Alan Richardson.
Book Number: 66136
ISBN: 0730208648
N.S.W. Shakespeare Head Press. 1988. 4to. hardcover.176pp. index, colour & b/w illus. maps. Near fine / Good faded d/w rubbed on top edge.
Price: $25.00


The Ship : Retracing Cook's Endeavour Voyage
Baker, Simon
Book Number: 65742
ISBN: 056353463X
BBC Books 2002. 4to. hardcover. 224pp. index, colour illus., maps. Very good, owner's inscription verso fep.. / Very good d/w.
Price: $10.00


On Austral Shores: A Modern Traveller's Guide to the European Exploration of the Coast of Victoria and New South Wales
Lipscombe, Trevor
Book Number: 65934
ISBN: 0858812053
Envirobook, Sydney 2005. 4to. hardcover. 253pp. index, b/w illus., maps. Very good+. / Very good+ d/w.
Price: $25.00


Matthew Flinders & His Scientific Gentlemen
Wege, George;Juliet, Alex; Gathe, Jan; Lemson, Kris; Napier, Kath
Book Number: 65935
ISBN: 1920843205
Western Australian Museum, 2005. 4to. laminated boards, hardcover. 1845pp. index, colour illus. Near Fine.
Price: $55.00


The Head-Hunters of Borneo
Bock, Carl
Book Number: 65900
ISBN: 705415120
Time-Life Books, Belgium, 1986 8vo. Padded leather covered boards, hardcover, gilt edges. 342pp. index, colour & b/w illus. Very good+. Time life Classics of Exploration slip taped to verso fep.
Price: $25.00


The Voyage of Torres
Hilder, Brett
Book Number: 65737
ISBN: 070221275X
University of Queensland Press, 1980. Large 8vo. hardcover. 194pp. index, colour maps, b/w maps & illus. Very good+. / Near Fine d/w.
Price: $20.00


Voyage autour du monde de l'Astrolabe et de la Zélée sous les ordres du contre-amiral Dumont-d'Urville pendant les années 1837, 38, 39 et 40. 2 volumes.
LE GUILLOU Élie Jean François - ARAGO
Book Number: 60223
ISBN: 
Paris, Berquet et Pétion, 1842, 1843. 2 volumes, 8vos, marbled paper covered boards, leather spine with raised bands. pp.381,382. 30 b/w plates including 2 frontispieces. Good, covers rubbed, wear to top of spine on vol1. Foxing. Text in French.
Price: $750.00


Mr. Bligh's Bad Language: Passion, Power, and Theatre on the Bounty
Dening, Greg
Book Number: 63703
ISBN: 0521383706
Cambridge University Press, 1992. 8vo. hardcover. 445pp. index, b/w illus. Near Fine. / Very good+ d/w.
Price: $8.00


Elcano the First Circumnavigator
Mitchell, Mairin
Book Number: 65072
ISBN: 
Herder Publications, London, 1958 8vo. hardcover. 198pp. b/w illus. Very good. / Very good d/w.
Price: $18.00


Explorers' Maps: Chapters in the Cartographic Record of Geographical Discovery
Skelton, R. A.
Book Number: 64992
ISBN: 060001195x
Spring Books, London 1970. 4to. hardcover. 337pp. index, b/w illus. Very good, front page edges slightly wavy. / Very good d/w with faded spine.
Price: $15.00


Commodore Sir John Hayes. His voyage and life. With some account of Vice Admiral D'Entrecasteaux's voyage of 1792-3.
Lee, Ida
Book Number: 64807
ISBN: 
Longman's, Green & Co London 1912. 8vo. orig. cloth hardcover. 340pp. index, 33 b/w illus. including maps + frontis. Good, cover chipped along spine edges & top & bottom of spine, very good inside.
Price: $125.00


Griffith Taylor: Visionary Environmentalist Explorer
Strange, Carolyn; Bashford, Alison
Book Number: 64745
ISBN: 9780642276681
National Library of Australia, 2008. 8vo. softcover. 283pp. index, illus. Very good+.
Price: $12.00


Conquests & Discoveries of Henry the Navigator Being the Chronicles of Azurara
Castro e Almeida, Virginia De
Book Number: 64609
ISBN: 
Allen & Unwin London 1936. 8vo. hardcover. 253pp. b/w frontis., illus., maps. Good, some wear to cover, foxing to endpapers & prelims.
Price: $20.00


Titian Ramsay Peale. And His Journals of The Wilkes Expedition. 1799-1885.
Poesch, Jessie. [Titian Ramsay Peale]
Book Number: 64587
ISBN: 
The American Philosophical Society 1961. 4to. hardcover. 214pp. index, b/w illus. endpaper maps, rear map folding. Very good. / Very good d/w.
Price: $35.00


Abel Janszoon Tasman & The Discovery of New Zealand
Tasman, Abel Janszoon; Allen Curnow; J. C. Beaglehole; M.F. Vigeveno
Book Number: 64510
ISBN: 
Department of Internal Affairs, Wellington, 1942. Small 4to. hardcover, stiff boards with wrapper attached at spine (as issued). 66pp. b/w illus. Very good, light foxing to endpapers, piece of paper pasted to rear pastedown. "1942" written in pen under date on title page. A few stain on front of d/w.
Price: $45.00


William Dampier (The Golden Hind Series)
Wilkinson, Clennell
Book Number: 64485
ISBN: 
John Lane the Bodley Head, London 1929. 8vo. orig. cloth hardcover. 257pp. index, b/w illus. Very good, foxing and tape marks on endpapers
Price: $45.00


La Austrialia Del Espiritu Santo The Journal of Fray Martin de Munilla and other documents relating to The Voyage of Pedro Fernandez de Quiros to the South Sea (1605-1606) and the Franciscan Missionary Plan (1617-1627). 2 Volumes.
Kelly Celsus
Book Number: 64267
ISBN: 
Hakluyt Society At The University Press, Cambridge 1966. 2 Volumes, 8vo. hardcovers. 446pp. index, Folding map frontis. + 1 other folding map & 2 folding tables, b/w illus. Very good. / no d/ws.
Price: $20.00


Surveys of the Seas: a brief history of British Hydrography; including Boston Harbour (1775), Magellan Straits (1670); Botany Bay; Sicily; Shetlands; Pitcairn Island, etc
Blewitt, Mary
Book Number: 64172
ISBN: 
MacGibbon & Kee, London, England, 1957. Folio. hardcover. 168pp. full page b/w maps. 1 colour map. Very good+, foxing to endpapers, crease on cover at bottom of spine.
Price: $65.00


Dusky Bay: In the Steps of Captain Cook
Begg, A. Charles & Neil C.
Book Number: 64139
ISBN: 
Whitcombe & Tombs, New Zealand, 1968. Revised edition. 8vo. hardcover. 240pp. index, b/w illus. Very good, endpaper edges toned. / Very good d/w with mark on front panel.
Price: $15.00


The Search for the Islands of Solomon, 1567-1838
Jack-Hinton, Colin
Book Number: 64150
ISBN: 
Clarendon Press, Oxford 1969. Small 4to. hardcover. 411pp. index, b/w frontis, maps. Very good, foxing to outer page edges. / Very good d/w.
Price: $55.00


A Narrative of Voyages and Travels in the Northern and Southern Hemispheres Comprising Three Voyages Round the World; Together With a Voyage of Survey and Discovery, in the Pacific Ocean and Oriental Islands
Delano, Amasa
Book Number: 64130
ISBN: 
Praeger, New York, 1970. 8vo. orig. cloth hardcover. 598pp. b/w frontis., two b/w plates. Very good, light foxing on cover & top edge.
Price: $40.00


Journal of Captain Cook's Last Voyage to the Pacific Ocean on Discovery, performed in the Years 1776, 1777, 1778, 1779. Bibliotecha Australiana #16.
Rickman, John [editor]. [COOK, Captain James]
Book Number: 64110
ISBN: 
N. Israel Amsterdam / Da Capo,New York, 1967. Bibliotecha Australiana 8vo. hardcover. 388pp. Folding frontispiece and map, and 4 plates (one folding). Near Fine.
Price: $45.00


Voyages and Travels in Various Parts of the World during the years 1803 1804 1805 1806 and 1807. .2 vols. Bibliotecha Australiana #40
Rickman, John [editor]. [COOK, Captain James]
Book Number: 64111
ISBN: 
N. Israel Amsterdam / Da Capo,New York, 1968. Bibliotecha Australiana Small 4to. hardcovers. 362pp,336pp. + indexes. Vol.1: 6 b/w plates, b/w frontis. Vol.2: 1 folded map & 5 b/w plates. Near Fine copies.
Price: $95.00


A Voyage Round the World Performed in the Years 1785, 1786, 1787 and 1788 By the Boussole and Atrolable. Includes Charts and Plates. 3 Volumes. Bibliotheca Australiana #27, 28 & #29
Rickman, John [editor]. [COOK, Captain James]
Book Number: 64112
ISBN: 
N. Israel Amsterdam / Da Capo,New York, 1968. Bibliotecha Australiana Small 4to. hardcovers 539pp, 531pp. + index. Charts & Plates includes b/w maps & illus & one folding map. Near fine copies, light foxing to outer page edges of Charts & plates volume.
Price: $300.00


A Journal of a Voyage Round the World, in His Majesty's Ship Endeavour, in the Years 1768, 1769, 1770, and 1771. Bibliotecha Australiana #14.
COOK, Captain James
Book Number: 64113
ISBN: 
N. Israel Amsterdam / Da Capo,New York, 1967. Bibliotecha Australiana Small 4to. hardcover. 133pp. Near Fine.
Price: $65.00


A Voyage Round the World; but more particularly to the North-West Coast of America: performed in 1785 1786 1787 and 1788 in The King George and Queen Charlotte Captains Portlock and Dixon. Bibliotecha Australiana #43.
Portlock Nathaniel (Capt.).
Book Number: 64114
ISBN: 
N. Israel Amsterdam / Da Capo,New York, 1968. Bibliotecha Australiana Small 4to. hardcover. 133pp. Five Folding maps. Very good, a few small marks on outer page edges, first map creased on edge.
Price: $35.00


Atlas of Discovery
Roberts, Gail
Book Number: 63913
ISBN: 0490003001
Aldus Books, London 1973. 4to. hardcover. 192pp. index, colour maps. Very good. / Very good d/w with creased front flap.
Price: $15.00


Where Fate Beckons: The Life of Jean-Francois de la Perouse
Dunmore, John
Book Number: 63188
ISBN: 0733316468
ABC Books, Sydney, 2006. 8vo. hardcover. 292pp. index, b/w illus., maps. Very good, some spots rubbed on cover edges. / Near Fine d/w.
Price: $22.00



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