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London: Thomas Baskett, 1750.
Whitby - home of Captain Cook's EndeavourFolio, pp. -672 pp. including armorial title; stitch-sewn, evidence of having been disbound at some time. An interesting 1750 Act of Parliament relating to the port of Whitby, just as it was on the cusp of becoming one of...
Adelaide: W. K. Thomas & Co., no date but, 1916.
Arctic Skuas and a South Australian cruiseSquare duodecimo, 68 pp., 15 photographic plates, original grey printed wrappers bound in; in attractive light tan half calf by Sangorski. An excellent copy of this memoir of a glorious expedition in January...
Edinburgh: Constable and Company, 1827.
Palau and Prince Le BooSmall octavo, with an engraved title-page, recent calf binding. This fourth volume of Constable's miscellany concerns the shipwreck of the Antelope in the Palau group (present day Micronesia) and the Mutiny of the Bounty. The first section of some 210...
London: Thomas Tegg, circa 1808.
With a wonderful aquatint frontispieceSmall octavo, 28pp, large folding aquatint frontispiece, old wrappers, in cloth case with ties. Scarce copy of a rare Tegg pamphlet, detailing the adventures of an American sailor in modern Sulawesi in the early 1790s. Woodard's account is of some...
London: J. Johnson, 1804.
Medley of marine disastersOctavo, silhouette portrait frontispiece of Woodward, two folding maps of the Celebes and two plates of Malay proas; contemporary quarter roan. Second edition; a popular account of an exotic shipwreck, appended with a mixture of bold and cautionary tales from across the...
Sydney: circa 1910.
Sydney's merchant marine at duskOriginal watercolour on artist's watercolour board, 240 mm. x 530 mm.; signed 'J.H. Young', dated '24.4.10' on the verso, framed. A fine watercolour of Darling Harbour, by well-regarded turn-of-the-century Sydney artist John Henry Young. This atmospheric watercolour, imbued with the pink light...