George Dibbern: His Life and Quest

Adventurer ~ Sailor-Philosoper ~ Free Thinker ~ Self-declared Citizen of the World


Arrow, Neill. Painted Ocean. Christchurch: The Caxton Press, 1962.

Borden, Charles A. Sea Quest. Philadelphia: Macrae Smith Company, 1967.

Chilwell, Loris, comp. Before the Wind: a New Zealand Yachting Anthology. Auckland: Reed Publishing NZ, 1979.

Coffey, Maria. Sailing Back in Time. Vancouver: Whitecap Books, 1996.

Dearborn, Mary V. The Happiest Man Alive: Henry Miller, a Biography. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1991.

Dubuis, Catherine. Les Chemins Partagés: La vie de Cilette Ofaire. Lausanne, CH: Plaisir de Lire, 2007.

Freeman, Ira, ed. White Sails Shaking: An Anthology of Excerpts from Accounts of Cruises Made in Sailing Yachts. New York: Macmillan, 1948.

Harbord, Heather. Desolation Sound: A History. Madeira Park BC: Harbour Publishing, 2007.

Hill, Beth. Seven-Knot Summers. Victoria, BC: Horsdal & Schubart, 1994.

Heriot, Geoff. In the South: Tales of Sail and Yearning. Hobart, Tasmania: Forty Degrees South Publishing, 2012

Jackson, Roger & Wm. E. Ashley, comp and ed. Henry Miller: A Bibliography of Primary Sources Vol. II. Ann Arbor, MI: Jackson; Pismo Beach, CA: Ashley, 1994.

Jackson, Roger & Wm. E. Ashley, comp. Henry Miller: A Personal Archive. Sale Catalogue. Published by Valentine Miller, Tony Miller, Roger Jackson, Wm. E. Ashley, 1994.

MacNiven, ed. The Durrell-Miller Letters, 1935-1980. London: Faber and Faber, 1988.

McDonald, Rob. Dannevirke, The Early Years (Dannevirke: Rob McDonald, with assistance from Dannevirke Community Board & Historical Branch of the Internal Affairs Department, 2002).

McGill, David. The Guardians at the Gate: The History of the New Zealand Customs Department. Wellington, NZ: Silver Owl Press, 1991.

McGill, David. Island of Secrets: Matiu/Somes Island in Wellington Harbour. Wellington, NZ: Roger Steel, Steel Roberts Ltd., 2001.

McNally, Ward. Man from Zero. Adelaide, Australia: Thomas Nelson and Sons, 1973. [It must be noted that, aside from quoting Dibbern’s passport correctly, McNally got pretty well everything wrong about him and included some preposterous statements. – EG]

Miller, Henry. Stand Still Like the Hummingbird. New York: New Directions, 1962.

Ofaire, Cilette. Ismé: Sehnsucht nach Freiheit with biographical afterword by Charles Linsmayer. Zürich: Pendo Pocket, (1940) 1988.

Rubin, Dan. Salt on the Wind. Victoria, BC: Horsdal & Schubart, 1996.

Shifreen, Lawrence J. and Roger Jackson, comp. and ed. Henry Miller: A Bibliography of Primary Sources. Ann Arbor, MI: Jackson; Glen Arm, MD: Shifreen, 1993.

Smith, H. Allen, Two-Thirds of a Coconut Tree. Toronto: Little, Brown & Company (Canada), 1963. pp. 154-55.

Smith, Vivian. New Selected Poems. Sydney: HarperCollins, 1995.

Standish, Craig Peter, comp. and ed. Henry Miller: A Book of Tributes, 1931-1994. Orlando, Florida: Standish, 1994.

Stuhlmann, Gunther. Edited and with preface. The Diary of Anaïs Nin, Vol. 6, 1955-1966. New York and London: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1976.

Webster, E.H. and L Norman, comp. A Hundred Years of Yachting (Hobart: Hobart Marine Board & Hobart City Council, 1936).

Winslow, Kathryn. Henry Miller : Full of Life. Los Angeles: Jeremy P. Tarcher, 1986.

Wray, John. South Sea Vagabonds. London: Grafton Books, 1988.