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35709
AVERY, Derek (editor)
MODERN WARSHIPS
$10.00 AUD

Collins. Glasgow. 1987. 1st Ed., in the Collins Gem Guides series. 240 PP with 4 drawings, 1 colour photo and 109 artworks (in colour) by R.P. Gossop & Co. Pictorial card cover. Very good. Small format: 11.7 x 8.2. 000458855X

100 warships from the world's major navies, with full specifications.

52078
BALLARD, Robert
THE DISCOVERY OF THE BISMARCK
$30.00 AUD

Hodder & Stoughton / Madison Press. London/Toronto. 1990. 1st Ed. 232 PP with b/w & colour illust. (charts, maps, plans, photos) and 2 full-page fold-outs. Half-title page: The Bismarck and her sister ship Prinz Eugen silhouetted on the horizon in May of 1941. Title-page: The Bismarck preparing to depart on her maiden voyage. Eps. Hard cover, dj. Dedicatory note on the verso of front endpaper. Near fine. 28.6 x 22. 0340529768

History of the pride of the German Navy. The chase of May 1941, and the discovery/exploration of her wreck.

68045
BALLARD, Robert & ARCHBOLD, Rick
EXPLORING THE "BISMARCK"
$10.00 AUD

Madison Press Book. Toronto. 1991. 1st Ed. 64 PP with bw and colour illust. Title spread: "Bismarck". Half-title page: Stern of the "Star Hercules". Illustrated endpapers. Pictorial laminated boards, dj (inside: "Bismarck" poster). Near fine. 28.8 x 22.2. 0340549076

Life of the "Bismarck", search and discovery of the wreck. Exploration by the "Argo", a deep-sea camera sled.

53420
BATT, Gordon (editor)
MARINE MODELLING - December 1989
$5.00 AUD

Traplet Publications. Malvern, Worcestershire. 1989. Issue, December 1989. 66 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 29.7 x 21.

Riverside Battleship: the Monitor in Vietnam, by Al Ross II. XSV Loyal Mediator... Marina Militaire 1989, Modern Italian Navy, by Kevin Holmes...

22284
BEAVER, Paul
MODERN COMBAT SHIPS 2 - INVINCIBLE CLASS
$15.00 AUD

Ian Allan. London. 1984. 1st Ed., No. 2 in the Modern Combat Ships series. 96 PP with 3 organigrams, 5 figures & 117 b/w photos. Title spread: Invincible with only the Sea Dart Missile System. Half title page: Illustrious after its 1982 deployment in the South Atlantic. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Fine. 24 x 17.5. 0711013861

22794
BEAVER, Paul
NATO NAVIES OF THE 1980s
$10.00 AUD

Arms and Armour Press. London. 1985. 1st Ed., No. 3 in the Warships Illustrated series. 72 PP with 14 colour and 129 bw photos. Title spread: Alongside at Portland Naval Base, UK. Pict. soft cover. Fine. 24.6 x 18.6. 0853687234

37712
BEAVER, Paul
THE BRITISH AIRCRAFT CARRIER
$15.00 AUD

Patrick Stephens. Wellingborough, UK. 1984. Second edition of the 1982 original. 240 PP with 3 drawings and 159 b/w illustrations. Title spread: A Firefly landing on the Canadian carrier Magnificent. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price-clipped). Near fine. 24 x 16. 0850597226

35425
BISHOP, Chris
FIREPOWER - SEA WARFARE
$10.00 AUD

Brown Packaging Books. London. 1999. 1st Ed. 175 PP with b/w and colour illustrations, including 7 gatefold cut-away artworks. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Fine. 30.2 x 23.5. 1897884532

Fast Attack craft - Naval Fighters - Ballistic missile submarines - Supercarriers - Amphibious assault - Light Carriers - Battleships.

18125
BISHOP, Chris (editor)
THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF WORLD SEA POWER
$10.00 AUD

Temple Press/Aerospace. London. 1989. Reprint of the 1988 original. 319 PP with 14 3-view and cutaway drawings, 250 colour profiles and over 500 photographs in text. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 30.2 x 23. 0600332748

62654
BLACKMAN, Raymond V. B.
THE WORLD'S WARSHIPS
$15.00 AUD

Macdonald. London. 1955. 1st edition (October 1955). 250, (6) PP with 130 b/w photos. Cloth cover, title in blind on front cover and gilt on spine (faded). Faint foxing on outside edges. Near fine. Oblong: 12.2 x 19.

Aircraft carriers, battleships, battle cruisers, ... frigates and submarines.

34797
BLACKMAN, Raymond V. B. (editor)
JANE'S FIGHTING SHIPS 1972-73
$25.00 AUD

Chin Shan / Sampson Low, Marston & Co. Taipei, Taiwan. c. 1972. Taiwanese reprint of the 75th yearly issue. (4), 745 PP with some 3400 illust., (about 2900 b/w photos & 500 scale drawings). Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (closed tear). Very good. 30.2 x 21.

16950
BLACKMAN, Raymond V.B.
THE WORLD'S WARSHIPS
$10.00 AUD

Macdonald. London. 1963. 3rd and completely revised edition of the 1955 original. 256, (7 Index) PP with b/w photos. Cloth cover speckled around edges, dj (price clipped). Chipped and repaired dust jacket. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Very good. Oblong: 12.5 x 19.

Aircraft carriers, battleships, battle cruisers, ... frigates and submarines.

37623
BOTTING, Douglas
THE U-BOATS
$10.00 AUD

Time-Life Books. Amsterdam. 1983. 2nd European English language printing, in The Seafarers series. 176 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Title page: Brass patrol badge, given after 3 or more missions in WWII . FEP: Map of North Atlantic Ocean. Simile leather covers, colour illustration pasted down on front cover. Very good. 28.7 x 24. 70540630X

37616
BOTTING, Douglas (editor)
THE U-BOATS
$10.00 AUD

Time-Life Books. Amsterdam. 1985. 5th European English language printing, in The Seafarers series. 176 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Title page: Brass patrol badge, given after 3 or more missions in WWII . FEP: Map of North Atlantic Ocean. Simile leather covers, colour vignette on front cover. Near fine. 28.7 x 24. 70540630X

64985
BRITTAIN, Tom & WRIGHT, Paul
SUBMARINES - A guide to the world's undersea navies
$5.00 AUD

Domino Books Ltd. Glasgow. 1979. Folded poster. 12 folds with colour artworks (1 cutaway, 11 armaments, 23 National / Navy Flags, and 26 submarines) painted by Tom Brittain and Paul Wright. Fine condition. Format - Poster: 50 x 132 / Folded: 50 x 11. 0006854699

23 types of modern submarines

16849
BROWNE, Douglas G.
THE FLOATING BULWARK - The Story of the Fighting Ship: 1514-1942
$20.00 AUD

Cassell. London. 1963. 1st Ed. XIV, 274 PP plus 24 pages with 26 bw illust. Fp: The Burghley Nef, model of a three-masted French ship, 1482. Cloth cover, dj (price clipped). Faint foxing. Near fine. 22.2 x 14,2.

The development of fighting ships, from the building of the Henry Grace à Dieu at Woolwich in 1514, to the eclipse of the capital ship with the Battle of Midway in 1942.

16823
BURGESS, Michael
AIRCRAFT-CARRIERS AND AIRCRAFT-CARRYING CRUISERS
$10.00 AUD

Burgess Media Services. Wellington. 1980. 1st Ed. 64 PP with 60 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. Oblong: 14.5 x 21.

Pictorial record and history.

37701
BURGESS, Michael
BATTLESHIPS AND BATTLE CRUISERS
$10.00 AUD

Burgess Media Services. Wellington. 1981. 1st Ed. 64 PP with 58 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. Oblong: 14.8 x 21.

Pictorial record and history.

22798
BURT, R. A.
BRITISH DESTROYERS IN WORLD WAR ONE
$10.00 AUD

Arms and Armour Press. London. 1986. 1st Ed., No. 7 in the Warships Illustrated series. 64 PP with 121 b/w photos. Title spread: Kempenfelt, Mounsey and Rob Roy, about 1917. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 24.6 x 18.4. 0853687536

65337
BUTLER, James G.
SEA BREEZES FAMOUS WARSHIPS (Nos. 7 to 12)
$20.00 AUD

The Journal of Commerce and Shipping Telegraph Ltd. London. 1967. 1st Ed. 6 filing cards with warship profile and aerial view to scale, technical data and history of 6 Famous Warships, contained in a clear plastic envelope. Few foxing spots. Near fine. 25.3 x 20.3.

H.M.S. Ark Royal (1938) - H.M.S. Dreadnought (1906) - H.M.S. Ajax (1935) - H.M.S. Cossack (1938) - Dunkerque (1937) - U.S.S. Saratoga (1927).

18108
CHANT, Christopher
SEA FORCES OF THE WORLD
$5.00 AUD

Brian Trodd. London. 1990. 1st Ed. 241 PP with tables, bw and colour photos in text. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 31 x 24. 1853611581

Submarines, Aircraft Carriers... Frigates, Corvettes... Landing Craft, Missiles.

18110
CHANT, Christopher
NAVAL FORCES OF THE WORLD
$10.00 AUD

Collins Willow. London. 1984. 1st Ed. 228, (4 index) PP with 44 maps, 97 tables, 37 drawings, 219 b/w & 48 colour photos. Illustrated half title-page, title-page and endpapers. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 31 x 24. 0002181134

The nature of modern sea power after the Falklands war. Country by country, from Albania to Zaire. Warships of the world. Ship-launched missiles.

30893
CHANT, Christopher
WARSHIPS OF THE 20TH CENTURY
$10.00 AUD

Tiger Books International. London. 1996. 1st Ed. 144 PP with b/w & colour photos, and 42 colour illustrations by John Batchelor. Title page: One of the 4 Iroquois or Tribal class destroyers in service with the Canadian Navy. Illustrated laminated boards, dj. Fine. 30 x 23. 1855018039

38587
CHANT, Christopher
THE HISTORY OF THE WORLD'S WARSHIPS
$25.00 AUD

Grange Books. Hoo, UK. 2000. 1st Ed. 433 PP, (13 Index) lavishly illustrated in b/w & colour. Half title page: Greek vase depicting a warship with oarsmen. Title page: Attack on Carthagena. Fp: Defence of Havana. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Light foxing, o/wise near fine. Oblong: 24 x 30.8. 1853614750

The ultimate history of Maritime Warfare. A massive work.

52685
CHANT, Christopher
SUBMARINES OF THE 20TH CENTURY
$10.00 AUD

Tiger Books International. London. 1996. 1st Ed. 144 PP with b/w & colour photos, and 59 colour illustrations by John Batchelor. Title page: USS Georgia of the Ohio Class. Illustrated laminated boards, dj. Fine. 30 x 23. 1855018047

17249
CHANT, Christopher (compiler)
An Illustrated Data Guide to WORLD WAR II MARITIME ATTACK AIRCRAFT
$5.00 AUD

Tiger Books. London. 1997. 1st Ed. 77 PP with 6 colour illust. by author, and 25 bw and colour photos. Pict. laminated boards, dj. Fine. 22 x 12. 1855018608

17250
CHANT, Christopher (compiler)
An Illustrated Data Guide to MODERN FAST ATTACK CRAFT
$5.00 AUD

Tiger Books. London. 1997. 1st Ed. 77 PP with 21 b/w and colour photos. Pict. laminated boards, dj. Fine. 22 x 12. 1855018624

17251
CHANT, Christopher (compiler)
An Illustrated Data Guide to MODERN AIRCRAFT CARRIERS
$5.00 AUD

Tiger Books. London. 1997. 1st Ed. 77 PP with 1 colour illust. by author, and 40 b/w and colour photos. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Fine. 22 x 12. 1855018632

17422
CHANT, Christopher (compiler)
An Illustrated Data Guide to SUBMARINES OF WORLD WAR II
$5.00 AUD

Tiger Books. London. 1997. 1st Ed. 77 PP with 9 colour illust. by the author, and 26 b/w photos. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Fine. 22 x 12. 1855018659

31856
CHANT, Christopher (compiler)
An Illustrated Data Guide to BATTLESHIPS OF WORLD WAR II
$10.00 AUD

Tiger Books. London. 1997. 1st Ed. 77 PP with 6 colour illust. by the author, and 3 colour & 22 b/w photos. Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. 22 x 12. 1855018578

59340
CHANT, Christopher (editor)
THE WORLD'S NAVIES
$5.00 AUD

Cassell Australia. Sydney. 1979. 1st Australian edition. 253 PP with tables, and b/w illust. (sketch-plans & photos). Hard cover. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Very good. Large format: 30.2 x 21.5. 0726913928

An illustrated encyclopedia of the naval forces of every nation with full specifications of their equipment and details of their strength and organisation. Warships and submarines, sea-launched missiles and underwater weapons. From Albania and Algeria to Yugoslavia and Zaire.

22792
CHESNEAU, Roger
THE WORLD'S AIRCRAFT CARRIERS 1914-1945
$10.00 AUD

Arms and Armour Press. London. 1986. 1st Ed., No. 8 in the Warships Illustrated series. 64 PP with 120 b/w photos. Title spread: A prewar view of the Lexington (CV-2). Pictorial soft cover (USS Lunga Point, CVE-94). Fine. 24.6 x 18.6. 0853687684

30540
CHESNEAU, Roger
AIRCRAFT CARRIERS OF THE WORLD, 1914 TO THE PRESENT. An Illustrated Encyclopedia
$25.00 AUD

Arms and Armour Press. London. 1984. 1st Ed. 288 PP with over 400 photos and line drawings. Half title page: Pegasus launching a Beardmore W.B. III. Title spread: Hermes returning from her duties in the South Atlantic, 19 October 1982. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing, o/wise near fine. 25.4 x 25. 085368636X

42954
CLEGG, W. Paul
SHIPS ANNUAL 1967
$10.00 AUD

Ian Allan. London. 1966. 1st Ed. 96 PP with ship's profiles, 1 plan, 2 maps and 104 b/w photos. Laminated pictorial boards. Free fly of front endpaper clipped . Occasional foxing. Near fine. 24.7 x 18.6.

Hydrofoils and Hovercrafts, by Dr. Donald Anderson... British Peacetime Troopships, by Bert Moody... The Eclipse of the Battleship, by Leslie Streater...

74258
COKER, P. C.
BUILDING WARSHIP MODELS
$65.00 AUD

Coker Craft. / The R.L. Bryan Co. Charleston, S.C. 1974. 1st Ed. XII, 313 PP with over 800 figures (14 in colour, 5 plans on double page and b/w illustrations: line drawings, plans, sketches and photos). Title spread (in colour): French Battleship "Richelieu". FEP: Plans of the Russian Light Cruiser "Sverdlov".. REP: Details of USS Missouri and US Battleship Oregon, 1898. Cloth cover, decoration on front board , title on front cover and spine, dj Dust jacket with a few small chips/rubs, sellotape marks on flaps of dust jacket and endpapers, o/wise contents near fine. 31 x 23.5. 091443201X

16861
COWBURN, Philip
THE WARSHIP IN HISTORY
$10.00 AUD

Macmillan. London. 1966. 1st UK edition of the 1965 US original. XVIII, 364 PP with 138 b/w illustrations. Title-page: Battle of Manila 14/12/1600: Dutch attacked by the Spaniards. Cloth cover, dj. Occasional foxing, o/wise near fine. 24 x 17.

Study of the development of warships, from the first used by the Pharaohs in Egypt to the threshold of the nuclear age.

39609
COWBURN, Philip
THE WARSHIP IN HISTORY
$5.00 AUD

Macmillan. London. 1966. 1st UK edition of the 1965 US original. XVIII, 364 PP with 138 b/w illustrations. Title-page: Battle of Manila 14/12/1600: Dutch attacked by the Spaniards. Cloth cover, dj. Occasional foxing. Top edge of covers speckled on 4/5 cms., o/wise very good. 24 x 17.

Study of the development of warships, from the first used by the Pharaohs in Egypt to the threshold of the nuclear age.

20567
COWIN, Hugh W.
FIGHTING SHIPS
$10.00 AUD

Gallery Books. New York. 1984. 1st US Ed. 64 PP with 4 bw & 80 colour photos. Title page: 3 US Navy Sperry class frigates. Eps: The Royal Netherlands Navy frigate Tromp launching a Standard area air defense missile. Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. 27 x 19.8. 0831777796

A photographic survey of submarines, aircraft carriers, battleships, cruisers, destroyers, frigates, corvettes, fast attack and patrol vessels, and support vessels.

74736
CRAIG, Darrell Max
THE ART OF KENDO
$25.00 AUD

Shambhala Publications. Boston. 2003. 4th reprint of the 1999 original. XII, 238 PP with b/w illustrations (13 headpieces, 23 photos & prints and 134 series of figures). Pictorial stiff covers. Fine (as new condition). 23.2 x 20.5. 9781590300145

A Comprehensive Introduction to the Philosophy and Practice of the Art of the Sword

32056
CRANE, Jonathan
SUBMARINE
$15.00 AUD

British Broadcasting Corporation. London. 1985. Reprint of the 1984 original. 208 PP with 87 b/w illustrations and 40 colour photos. Fp: HMS Resolution. Half title page: USS Pickerelbursts from the deep. Hard cover, dj. Occasional foxing, o/wise fine. 23.5 x 16. 0563203269

First part: Development, the two world wars... Nuclear submarine. Second part: On patrol on board the nuclear-powered hunter-killer submarine Warspite.

32369
CRAWFORD, Steve
BATTLESHIPS AND CARRIERS
$10.00 AUD

Brown Books. London. 1999. 1st Ed. 320 PP with 1 b/w, 3 colour photos, and some 300 side-view artworks and detailed specifications tables. Half title page: the Arpad. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Fine. 17 x 13. 1897884443

Each of the 300 vessels with displacement, dimensions, performance and summary of career.

39778
CRITCHLEY, Mike
BRITISH WARSHIPS & AUXILIARIES (1985/86 Edition)
$10.00 AUD

Maritime Books. Liskeard, Cornwall, UK. 1985. 1st Ed. 112 PP with tables, silhouettes, 8 colour & 93 b/w photos. Title page: RFA Blue Rover. Pictorial soft cover. Outside edges lightly soiled. Very good. 21 x 14.8. 0907771157

Royal Navy, Royal Fleet Auxiliary, Royal Maritime Auxiliary Service, Army Vessels and Fleet Air Arm.

62746
CRITCHLEY, Mike
BRITISH WARSHIPS SINCE 1945 - Part 1: Major Ships
$10.00 AUD

Maritime Books. Liskeard, Cornwall, UK. c.1985. Reprint. Introduction by Admiral Sir Guy Grantham. 104 PP with tables, and 58 b/w photos. Title page: H.M.S. Rodney. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 21 x 14.8. 0950632341

Battleships, aircraft carriers, aircraft maintenance ships, cruisers and monitors.

68064
CRITCHLEY, Mike
BRITISH WARSHIPS & AUXILIARIES (1984/5 edition)
$10.00 AUD

Maritime Books. Liskeard, Cornwall, UK. 1983. 1st Ed. 112 PP with tables, silhouettes, 12 colour & 93 b/w photos. Title page: RFA Blue Rover. Pictorial soft cover. Outside edges lightly soiled. Very good. 21 x 14.8. 0907771092

Royal Navy, Royal Fleet Auxiliary, Royal Maritime Auxiliary Service, Army Vessels and Fleet Air Arm.

70011
CRITCHLEY, Mike
BRITISH WARSHIPS SINCE 1945, (Part 2)
$10.00 AUD

Maritime Books. Liskeard, Cornwall, UK. 1981. 1st edition, introduced by Vice-Admiral Sir John Roxburgh. 104 PP with tables, and 50 b/w photos. Title page: H.M. Submarine. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 21 x 14.8. 0950632368

Submarines, Submarine Depot Ships, Depot Ships and Maintenance/Repairs Ships.

38764
CRUMLIN-PEDERSEN, Ole
TRAESKIBET - Fra Langskib til Fregat
$10.00 AUD

raebranchens Oplysningsrad. Copenhagen. 1968. T 1st Ed. 48 PP with b/w illustrations. Title page: 12 silhouettes of ships. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. Danish text. Oblong: 14.8 x 21.2.

The Wooden Ship: from the Longship to the Frigate. 3rd Wood pamphlet in the series of History of Civilization published by the information council of the timber trade in Denmark.

58584
D'AMATO, Joseph (editor)
War Classics / AIRCRAFT CARRIERS, Vol. 3 No.4
$5.00 AUD

Modern Day Periodicals. New York. 1976. Vol. 3, No. 4, November 1976. 70 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Ageing of paper, o/wise near fine. 27.5 x 21

The Birth of the Aircraft Carrier. The U.S.S. Langley. ...

30349
DARMAN, Peter (editor)
GREAT CARRIER AIRCRAFT
$10.00 AUD

Blitz Editions. London. 1996. 1st Ed. 112 PP with over 100 b/w & colour photos and over 150 artworks in colour. Laminated pictorial boards, dj. Faint foxing, o/wise near fine. Large format: 30.5 x 23. 1856053431

Aircraft used on aircraft carriers.

47553
DARMAN, Peter (editor)
WARSHIPS AND SUBMARINES OF WORLD WAR II
$10.00 AUD

Grange Books. London. 2004. 1st Ed., in the Military Handbook series. 192 PP with 184 b/w photos. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Fine. 22.2 x 14.8. 1840136766

30755
DE KAY, James Tertius
THE BATTLE OF STONINGTON - Torpedoes, Submarines, and Rockets in the War of 1812
$15.00 AUD

Naval Institute Press. Annapolis. 1990. 1st printing. XI, (5), 216, (6) PP with 4 maps and 15 b/w illust. Fp: The Battle of Stonington from an English commemorative water jug. Cloth cover, dj. Light foxing, o/wise fine. 23.2 x 15.5. 0870212796

August 1814: attempt by the British to destroy the seaport of Stonington, Connecticut.

32858
DIBNER, Bern
THE VICTORIA AND THE TRITON - Two global expeditions reveal the advance in marine technology with the passage of four and a third centuries
$15.00 AUD

Burndy Library. Norwalk, Conn., USA. 1962. 1st Ed., publication No. 19 of the Burndy Library. 58 PP with 30 b/w illust. (1 map, 8 photos, and engravings), plus 1 folded coloured map of Maris Pacifici. Cloth cover binding the original copy (pictorial card covers), gilt title on front cover and spine. Dedicatory note on front endpaper signed by the author. Small bump on top of front cover, o/wise near fine. 27.8 x 21.5.

First circumnavigation by the Victoria of the Magellan expedition, 1519-1522. Submerged circumnavigation on the nuclear-propelled USS Triton, 1960.

39704
DUNN, Laurence
SHIP RECOGNITION - WARSHIPS: N.A.T.O. Powers and other important ships
$20.00 AUD

Adlard Coles. London. c.1950. 1st Ed. 160 PP with over 150 ships' silhouettes & 122 b/w photos. Fp: USS Missouri. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Signature of previous owner on FFEP. Dust jacket has a few chips/closed tears and a small piece missing at bottom front, o/wise a very good copy. Oblong: 12.5 x 19.

74274
EDWARDS, Peter J.
THE RISE AND FALL OF THE JAPANESE IMPERIAL NAVAL AIR SERVICE
$40.00 AUD

Pen & Sword Aviation. Barnsley, Yorkshire. 2010. 1st Ed. (6), 346 PP with tables and 10 maps, plus 32 pages with 60 b/w photos. Hard covers, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine (mint condition). 24 x 16. 9781848843073

75723
EVANS, Andy & RENSHAW, Andy
The Douglas A-1 SKYRAIDER - A Comprehensive Guide
$40.00 AUD

SAM Publications. London. 2019. Limited Edition (reprint). No. 33 in the MDF series. 168 PP with b/w and colour illustrations including artworks by Andy Evans and photographs by Andy Renshaw, plus 2 large fold-out plans at rear of book. Pictorial stiff covers with light wear, otherwise fine. 29.7 x 21. 9781999661663

38728
FARBROTHER, Robina (editor)
SHIPS
$5.00 AUD

Paul Hamlyn. London. 1963. 1st Ed. 152 PP with 42 colour and 180 b/w illust. Title spread: fishing trawlers. Cloth cover, device on front cover, dj (rubbed). Foxing on some pages and outside edges. Very good. 28.3 x 21.

The age of sail, by R.J. Collins. Life-boats, by Patrick Howarth... Ships in exploration, by George Naish... The Royal Fleet, by William Shakespeare.

68795
FITZSIMONS, Bernard (editor)
WARSHIPS & SEA BATTLES OF WORLD WAR I
$10.00 AUD

Ure Smith. Sydney. 1973. 1st Australian edition in the "History of the World Wars Library" series.. 160 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (artworks, photos). Title page: Beatty's flagship HMS Lion, in action at Jutland. Hard cover. Front cover of dust jacket pasted down front endpaper. Stamp of the Devonport Maritime Museum on Contents page and verso of rear endpaper. Very good. Large format: 30.5 x 22.6. 0725401796

34170
LE FLEMING, H. M.
WARSHIPS OF WORLD WAR I, No. 2 - Cruisers (British and German)
$20.00 AUD

Ian Allan. London. 1962. Reprint of the 1960 original. 73 PP with tables & 67 b/w photos. Title page: Light cruiser H.M.S. Dublin at sea. Stiff covers, pictorial front (HMS Shannon in 1915). Front cover with a few small rubs, o/wise fine. 18 x 12.

21443
LE FLEMING, H.M.
WARSHIPS OF WORLD WAR I, No. 1 - Battleships
$15.00 AUD

Ian Allan in the ABC Series. London. 1959. 64 PP with 65 b/w photos & 4 pages with drawings recognition features. Pict. card cover. Very good. Small format: 18 x 12.3.

From wooden walls to steel battleships (1861-1893) and dreadnoughts, naval events 1906-1918.

62062
LE FLEMING, H.M.
WARSHIPS OF WORLD WAR I, No. 1 - Battleships (British and German Battleships and Battle Cruisers)
$10.00 AUD

Ian Allan. London. 1961. Revised edition of the 1959 original, in the ABC series. 64 PP with 65 b/w photos & 4 pages with drawings recognition features. Pict. card covers with slight insect damage around front edge. Contents very good. Small format: 18 x 12.5.

From wooden walls to steel battleships (1861-1893) and dreadnoughts, naval events 1906-1918.

62063
LE FLEMING, H.M.
WARSHIPS OF WORLD WAR I, No. 3 Destroyers (British and German)
$10.00 AUD

Ian Allan. London. 1962. Reprint. 80 PP with tables, 3 pages of drawings & 67 b/w photos. Title page: H.M.S. Tempest (Admiralty 'R' Class) dropping depth charges. Pict. card cover. Very good. 18 x 12.

827 British and German destroyers of the WWI period.

30389
FRANCIS, T. L.
SUBMARINES: Leviathans of the Deep
$10.00 AUD

MetroBooks. New York. 1997. 1st Ed. 144 PP with b/w and colour illust. (maps, plans & photos). Half title page: Columbia (SSN-771). Title page: Depth gauge from Ling (SS-297). FEP: Nautilus (SS-168). REP: Rhode Island (SSBN-740). Hard cover, dj. Fine. Oblong: 28.5 x 36. 156799427X

20233
FRANZEN, Anders
KRONAN, Remnants of a Warship's Past [in National Geographic Magazine, Volume 175, No.4, 1989]
$5.00 AUD

N.G.S. Washington. 1989. April 1989. Includes article from P.438 to 465 with 1 map and 29 colour illustrations (photographs by Bill Curtsinger and paintings by John Berkey). Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 25.4 x 17.5.

Sinking of the Swedish warship on 1st of June 1676, by a combined Danish-Dutch fleet off the coast of Öland Island, Sweden.

38550
FRIEDMAN, Norman
SEERÜSTUNG HEUTE - Entwurf und Konzeption Moderner Kriegsschiffe
$10.00 AUD

Bernard & Graefe Verlag. München. 1981. 1st German edition of the 1979 English original Modern Warship. 193 PP with cutaways, drawings, plans and b/w photos. Fp: USS cruiser Canberra, 12 June 1957. Cloth cover, dj. German text. Signature of previous owner on inside front cover, o/wise fine. 25.8 x 20.5. 3803303257

Design and development.

72614
GANNON, Michael
OPERATION DRUMBEAT - The Dramatic True Story of Germany's First U-Boat Attacks Along the American Coast in World War II
$15.00 AUD

Harper Perennial. New York. 1991. 1st paperback edition of the 1990 original. XXII, 490 PP with 1 cutaway on double page of type IXB U-Boat and 3 maps (1 on double page), plus 16 pages with 34 b/w illustrations. Stiff covers, illustrated front. Neat Ex Libris stamp of previous owner on half title page. Near fine. 20.3 x 13.6. 97800609208832

75634
GARDINER, Robert (editor)
CONWAY'S HISTORY OF THE SHIP (set of 12 Volumes)
$500.00 AUD

Conway Maritime Press. London. 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995 & 1996. Edition limited to 2000 hand numbered copies (This set No. 1065). Set of 12 volumes for a total of 2378 pages, with hundreds of illustrations. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. A fine set. This is a heavy item and postage will be higher than usual. Please ask for a quote. 30.2 x 25.2.

The Earliest Ships, by Arne Emil Christensen. The Age of the Galley, by Professor John Morrison. Cogs, Caravels and Galleons, by Professor Richard W. Unger. The Line of Battle, by Brian Lavery. The Heyday of Sail, by Dr Philip Bosscher. The Advent of Steam, by Dr Basil Greenhill. Steam Steel & Shellfire, by Dr Andrew Lambert. Sail's Last Century, by Dr Basil Greenhill. Eclipse of the Big Gun, by David K Brown. The Golden Age of Shipping, by Ambrose Greenway. Navies in the Nuclear Age, by Dr Norman Friedman. The Shipping Revolution, by Alastair Couper.

30033
GARDINER, Robert & FRIEDMAN, Dr. Norman (editors)
NAVIES IN THE NUCLEAR AGE - Warships since 1945
$25.00 AUD

Conway. London. 1993. 1st Ed., in the "Conway's History of the Ship" series. 224 PP with tables, plans and b/w photos. Fp: The American cruiser Yorktown, firing a standard MR-SM2 surface-to-air missile. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 30.2 x 25.2. 0851775683

Warship design, development and technology (weapons systems, naval radars, naval electronic warfare, propulsion).

43415
GARDINER, Robert & FRIEDMAN, Dr. Norman (editors)
NAVIES IN THE NUCLEAR AGE - Warships since 1945
$50.00 AUD

Conway. London. 1993. 1st edition limited to 2000 numbered copies ( No. 1844), in the "Conway's History of the Ship" series. 224 PP with tables, plans and b/w photos. Fp: The American cruiser Yorktown, firing a standard MR-SM2 surface-to-air missile. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 30.2 x 25.2. 0851776264

Warship design, development and technology (weapons systems, naval radars, naval electronic warfare, propulsion).

37592
GARDNER, Richard E.
THE FLYING NAVY
$15.00 AUD

Almark Publishing. London. 1971. 1st Ed. 80 PP with b/w illustrations (2 profiles, 9 sets of plans and photos) and 8 colour photos. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Dust jacket lightly rubbed, o/wise near fine. 21.4 x 15. 0855240407

31368
GIBBONS, Tony & MILLER, David
THE NEW ILLUSTRATED GUIDE TO MODERN WARSHIPS
$5.00 AUD

Smithmark. New York. 1992. New edition, completely revised and updated. 160 PP with over 120 b/w and colour illust. Illustrations on title spread, half title page and endpapers. Pictorial laminated boards. Small smudge at top corner of front endpaper, o/wise near fine. 22.2 x 12.2. 0831750537

65 classes of modern warships covered.

45327
GILBERT, James
THE GREAT PLANES
$5.00 AUD

Ridge Press Book / Madison Square Press / Grosset & Dunlap. New York. 1970. 1st Ed. 251 PP with b/w and colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29 x 21.

48432
GILLETT, Ross
AUSTRALIAN AND NEW ZEALAND WARSHIPS 1914-1945
$20.00 AUD

Doubleday. Sydney. 1983. 1st Ed. 360 PP with 600 b/w photos & 100 line drawings. Hard cover, dj. Spine of dust jacket lightly sunned. Near fine. 26.2 x 26.2. 0868240958

67538
GILLETT, Ross & GRAHAM, Colin
WARSHIPS OF AUSTRALIA
$100.00 AUD

Rigby. Adelaide. 1977. 1st Ed., with a foreword by Vice-Admiral Sir John Collins. 296 PP with b/w photos, plus 48 pages with 70 colour illustrations by Colin Graham. Title spread: HMAS Vendetta & Vampire. Hard cover, dj. Signed by co-author and illustrator Colin Graham, on half title page. Fine. 28 x 24.5. 0727004727

Description of every warship commissioned for the defence of Australia: First Fleet, Colonial navies, then Royal Australian Navy, the Fleet Air Arm...

32690
GRAY, Edwyn
HITLER'S BATTLESHIPS
$10.00 AUD

Leo Cooper. London. 1995. Reprint of the 1992 original. (8), 195 PP, plus 8 pages with 20 b/w photos. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 24 x 16. 050523028

73949
GREEN, Michael
PT BOATS
$20.00 AUD

Capstone Press. Mankato, Minnesota. 1999. 1st edition in the Land and Sea series. 48 PP with 20 b/w or colour photos. Reinforced Library binding, pictorial front. Fine. 22.2 x 15.8. 0897473124

45328
GRIFFITH, Paddy
THE ULTIMATE WEAPONRY
$10.00 AUD

Blitz Editions. Enderby, UK. 1995. Reprint of the 1991 original published by Sidgwick & Jackson. 217, (7 bibliography & index) PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Laminated pictorial boards, dj. Fine. 29.2 x 22. 1856052893

The most lethal conventional firepower in the world.

54593
H.M.S.O.
SUMMARY OF GERMAN WARSHIPS - B.R. 642 (G)
$45.00 AUD

Naval Intelligence Division / Admiralty. London. 1942. October 1942 edition. B.R. 642 (G). IV, 52 PP with b/w illustrations (silhouettes, sketch plans, profiles and photos). Soft cover. Back cover with pieces missing. Two last leaves with pieces missing. Covers soiled. Staples removed. Occasional foxing spots. Very good. A scarce item. 24.5 x 15.5.

Pages 47 to 52: Silhouettes of Danish, Netherlands & Norwegian Vessels believed to have been captured or taken over by the German Navy.

75710
HADLEY, Michael L.
COUNT NOT THE DEAD: The Popular Image of the German Submarine
$35.00 AUD

McGill-Queen's University. Montreal & Kingston. 1995. 1st edition. XIV, 253 PP, plus 26 pages with 35 b/w illustrations. Cloth cover, dj. 3 pages Review in "International Journal of Maritime History, 1996", by Lars U. Scholl, loosely inserted. Fine. 23.5 x 15.5. 9780773512825

72440
HAINES, Gregory
DESTROYERS AT WAR
$25.00 AUD

Ian Allan. London. 1982. 1st Ed. 128 PP with 1 track chart (St Nazaire) and 185 b/w photos. Title spread: HMS Intrepid. Hard cover, dj (in a protective sleeve). Neat name stamp on FFEP, o/wise a fine copy. 29.8 x 22. 0711011109

30428
HARDY, A. C.
WARSHIPS AT WORK, A Naval Notebook explaining in Text and by Profile some Functions of the Principal Warship Types of the World
$10.00 AUD

Penguin. London. 1940. 1st Ed. 144 PP with b/w illust. and ship profiles by Laurence Dunn. Pictorial soft cover (repaired). Paper ageing (war economy standard), text near margin of last page lightly damaged, o/wise good. Oblong: 10.8 x 18.

62671
HARDY, A. C.
WARSHIPS AT WORK, A Naval Notebook explaining in Text and by Profile some Functions of the Principal Warship Types of the World
$10.00 AUD

Penguin. London. 1941. September 1941 reprint of the July 1940 original. 144 PP with b/w illust. and ship profiles by Laurence Dunn. Pictorial soft cover (laminated) i little soiled. Paper ageing (war economy standard). Very good. Oblong: 10.8 x 18.

13340
HARRIS, Brayton
THE AGE OF THE BATTLESHIP 1890-1922
$10.00 AUD

Franklin Watts. New York. 1965. 1st Ed. in the Watts Histories of the United States Navy series. (8), 212 PP with 1 map, plus 24 pages with 48 b/w photos. Cloth cover, dj (price-clipped). Address of previous owner on front endpaper. Light foxing, o/wise very good. 24 x 16.5.

The development of the battleship. battleships as tools of US imperialism. WWI and the lessons.

34283
HARRIS, Brayton
THE NAVY TIMES BOOK OF SUBMARINES - A political, social and military history
$20.00 AUD

Berkley Books. New York. 1997. 1st edition, edited by Walter J. Boyne. XVII, 398 PP with 23 text illustrations, plus 32 pages with 51 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Light foxing on outside page edges, o/wise fine. 23.5 x 16. 0425157776

74292
HASKEW, Michael E.
ARTILLERY, Compared and Contrasted
$20.00 AUD

Hinkler Books Pty. Ltd. Melbourne. 2008. 1st Australian edition of the UK original. 224 PP with over 200 b/w and colour illustrations. Eps: British L118 Light Gun. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Fine. Oblong: 22 x 29.7. 9781741819908

38232
HAWKEY, Arthur
BLACK NIGHT OFF FINISTERRE - The Tragic Tale of an Early British Ironclad
$10.00 AUD

Airlife. London. 1999. 1st Ed. 192 PP with 1 map, 1 drawing and 5 figures, plus 12 pages with 16 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24 x 16. 1840370955

Definitive account of the loss of HMS Captain. Four months after commissioning she lay at the bottom of the Atlantic, off Cape Finisterre, Spain. 18 survivors from a complement of over 500.

32558
HENDERSON, James
THE FRIGATES - An Account of the lesser warships of the wars from 1793 to 1815
$5.00 AUD

Wordsworth Editions. London. 1998. Paperback reprint of the 1970 original, in the Wordsworth Military Library. 192 PP with 1 plan, 2 tables and 8 maps, plus 16 b/w plates. Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing. Fine. 21.5 x 13.6. 1853266930

Not only the fights, victories, defeats, mutinies, but also the social, political and naval scene.

30874
HENEGHAN, Chris (editor)
BATTLE OF THE ATLANTIC - 50th Anniversary (1943-1993)
$10.00 AUD

Brodie Publishing. Liverpool. 1993. 1st Ed. 107, (25) PP with a total of 50 pages of advertising material, and maps, plans, photos (b/w and colour)... Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.7 x 20.8. 1874447012

The longest conflict & The German Submarine threat, by David Brown. The convoy system, The Commanders at Western Approaches, & Escort Group Commanders, by W J R Gardner. The Mersey base, by Eric Grove...

38244
HEWSON, Robert
THE WORLD WAR II WARSHIP GUIDE
$10.00 AUD

Silverdale Books. London. 2000. 1st Ed. 112 PP with full-colour multiple view artwork describing over 50 warships. Half title page: HMS Exeter. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Fine. Large format: 30.5 x 23. 1856055698

Each of the 53 ships with specifications table (powerplant, armament, dimensions and performance), as well as design and career history.

46491
HILL, A. J.
UNDER PRESSURE: The Final Voyage of Submarine S-Five
$10.00 AUD

The Free Press. New York. 2002. 1st Ed. VIII, (2), 239 PP, plus 8 pages with 1 sketch plan and 13 b/w photo. Title page with vignette of the S-Five at sea. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 22 x 14.5. 0743236777

38432
HODGES, Peter
WARSHIP MODELLING
$15.00 AUD

PSL / Airfix. London. 1975. 1st Ed., Airfix magazine guide No. 7. 64 PP with 2 pages of sketch-drawings, 14 figures and 58 b/w photos. Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. 22.3 x 14.3. 0850592100

19385
HORTON, Edward
THE ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF THE SUBMARINE
$10.00 AUD

Book Club Associates. London. 1974. Reprint. 160 PP with bw illustr. (drawings, plans & photos) in text. Title-page: Morning exercises on a Russian Pacific Fleet submarine in 1955. Hard cover, dj. Very good. 25.5 x 19.5.

68406
HORTON, Edward
THE ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF THE SUBMARINE
$20.00 AUD

Sidgwick & Jackson. London. 1974. 1st edition. 160 PP with b/w illustrations (drawings, plans & photos). Title-page: Morning exercises on a Russian Pacific Fleet submarine in 1955. Hard cover, dj. Stamp of "The Tasmanian Maritime and Folk Museum" on front endpaper and versof title page. Endpapers reinforced at gutter. Contents near fine. 25.5 x 19.5. 0283979720

18126
HOUGH, Richard
A HISTORY OF FIGHTING SHIPS
$5.00 AUD

Octopus Books. London. 1975. Reprint of the 1969 original. 144 PP with 175 bw & colour illust. Half title-page: Sails and driver of a 20-gun ship. Title-page: Dutch men of war and yacht. Eps: Group of vessels by Van de Velde. Illustrated hard cover (rubbed on 3 places). Very good. 28.6 x 21. 0706403037

The oar-driven fighting ship, the sailing fighting ship and the engine-driven fighting ship.

18231
HOUGH, Richard
MAN O'WAR, The Fighting Ship in History
$10.00 AUD

J. M. Dent. London. 1979. 1st Ed. 240 PP with 60 b/w illustrations. Hard cover. Cover a little soiled & 2 illustrations rubbed. Very good. 24 x 16. 0460043579

Evolution of the Man-of-War from the Ark Royal, an English galleon of 1587, to the US Battleship New Jersey of 1943.

32228
HOUGH, Richard
MAN O'WAR - The Fighting Ship in History
$15.00 AUD

J.M. Dent. London. 1979. 1st Ed. 240 PP with 60 b/w illust. Hard cover, dj. Light foxing, o/wise near fine. 24 x 16. 0460043579

Evolution of the Man-of-War from the Ark Royal, an English galleon of 1587, to the US Battleship New Jersey of 1943.

34769
HOUGH, Richard
THE LONGEST BATTLE - The War at Sea 1939-45
$15.00 AUD

Weidenfeld & Nicolson. London. 1986. 1st Ed. XI, 371 PP with 6 maps, plus 24 pages with 56 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj., Foxing on outside edges and a small mark on bottom outside edge, o/wise very good. 24 x 16. 029778983X

44109
HOUGH, Richard
A HISTORY OF FIGHTING SHIPS
$10.00 AUD

Octopus Books. London. 1975. Reprint of the 1969 original. 144 PP with 175 bw & colour illust. Half title-page: Sails and driver of a 20-gun ship. Title-page: Dutch men of war and yacht. Eps: Group of vessels by Van de Velde. Illustrated hard cover, dj. Fine with near-fine dust jacket. 28.6 x 21. 0706403037

The oar-driven figthing ship, the sailing fighting ship and the engine-driven fighting ship.

64148
HOUGHTON, John
THE NAVIES OF THE WORLD 1835-1840
$30.00 AUD

Author. Melbourne. 2012. 3rd edition. XXIII, 140 PP with tables. Fp: H.M.S. Asia. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21 x 14. 9780646577609

The Navies of Britain, France, Russia, Ottoman (Turkish, Egyptian, North Africa), United States of America... Two Sicilies... Austria, Brazil... Muscat.

68214
HOVGAARD, William
MODERN HISTORY OF WARSHIPS, Comprising a Discussion of Present Standpoint and Recent War Experiences
$25.00 AUD

Conway. London. 1978. New impression of the 1920 original, with a foreword by Anthony Preston. XVI, 502 PP with 2 tables and 209 figures (6 of them on supplementary folded plates I to VI). Hard cover, dj (lightly creases). Slight ageing of paper on outside edges. Ex Library copy with stamps on front endpaper and title page (recto & verso), and sellotape marks on covers. Contents very good. 24.5 x 16. 0851770401

Battleships, Cruisers... Aircraft. Their design and construction of hull, machinery, ordnance...

69230
HOVGAARD, William
MODERN HISTORY OF WARSHIPS, Comprising a Discussion of Present Standpoint and Recent War Experiences
$45.00 AUD

Conway. London. 1971. New impression of the 1920 original, with a foreword by Anthony Preston. XVI, 502 PP with 2 tables and 209 figures (6 of them on supplementary folded plates I to VI). Top edge tinted. Hard cover, dj, ribbon page-marker. Dust jacket has a few small tears at head of spine , o/wise a near fine copy. 24.5 x 16. 0851770401

Battleships, Cruisers... Aircraft. Their design and construction of hull, machinery, ordnance...

21523
HOWARTH, David (editor)
THE DREADNOUGHTS
$15.00 AUD

Time-Life Books. Amsterdam. 1980. 1st European English language printing of the 1979 original, in The Seafarers series. 176 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Title page: Hand-painted porcelain bowl . Eps: Map of Northern European waters. Simile leather covers, colour painting of super dreadnought Queen Elizabeth pasted down on front cover. Near fine. 28.7 x 24. 0705406288

37614
HOWARTH, David (editor)
THE MEN-OF-WAR
$10.00 AUD

Time-Life Books. Amsterdam. 1980. 2nd European English language printing of the 1978 original, in The Seafarers series. 176 PP with b/w & colour illustrations. Title page: Gleaming Bronze cannon. Eps: Map of the Channel and North Sea, between Spanish Netherlands and South East England. Simile leather covers, colour illustration pasted down on front cover. Near fine. 28.7 x 24. 0705406245

52130
HOWARTH, David (editor)
THE MEN-OF-WAR
$15.00 AUD

Time-Life Books. Amsterdam. 1985. 3rd European English language printing of the 1978 original, in The Seafarers series. 176 PP with b/w & colour illustrations. Title page: Gleaming Bronze cannon. Eps: Map of the Channel and North Sea, between Spanish Netherlands and South East England. Simile leather covers, colour illustration pasted down on front cover. Near fine. 28.7 x 24. 0705406245

21405
HOWARTH, David (editor)
THE MEN-OF-WAR
$15.00 AUD

Time-Life Books. Amsterdam. 1979. 1st European English language printing of the 1978 original, in The Seafarers series. 176 PP with b/w & colour illustrations. Title page: Gleaming Bronze cannon. Eps: Map of the Channel and North Sea, between Spanish Netherlands and South East England. Simile leather covers, colour illustration pasted down on front cover. Faint foxing of first 3 leaves. Very good. 28.7 x 24. 0705406245

54187
HOWARTH, David (editor)
THE MEN-OF-WAR
$15.00 AUD

Time-Life Books. Alexandria, Virginia. 1978. 1st printing, in The Seafarers series. 176 PP with b/w & colour illustrations. Title page: Gleaming Bronze cannon. Eps: Map of the Channel and North Sea, between Spanish Netherlands and South East England. Simile leather covers, colour illustration pasted down on front cover. Faint foxing on outside edges. Very good. 28.7 x 24. 0809426684

18103
HUMBLE, Richard
SUBMARINES
$5.00 AUD

Jade Books. London. 1983. Abridged edition of Undersea Warfare. 96 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Title-page: US Nuclear submarine. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing spots on top outside edge, o/wise near fine. 28.6 x 22.5. 0907853595

The development of the submarine, its weapons and its power plant. Its use in a strategic role.

45402
HUMBLE, Richard
AIRCRAFT CARRIERS - The Illustrated History
$10.00 AUD

Chartwell. New York. 1982. 1st US Ed. 192 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (photos and artworks). Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Very good. 28.5 x 22.5. 0890095035

52679
HUMBLE, Richard
UNDERSEA WARFARE
$10.00 AUD

Book Club Associates. London. 1981. Book Club edition of the 1981 original. 192 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (200 photographs, maps & charts). Illustrated endpapers, title-page and half-title page. Hard cover, dj. Very good. 28.7 x 22.5.

The development of the submarine, its weapons, its power plants. Its use in maintaining a strategic balance.

68746
HUMBLE, Richard
AIRCRAFT CARRIERS - The Illustrated History
$5.00 AUD

Connoisseur / Winchmore Publishing Services.. London. 1982. 1st UK edition. 192 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (photos and artworks). Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket repaired. Donation plate to and stamp of "Devonport Maritime Museum & Historical Society". Very good. 28.5 x 22.5. 0890095035

68747
HUMBLE, Richard
BATTLESHIPS AND BATTLECRUISERS
$10.00 AUD

Connoisseur / Winchmore Publishing Services. London. 1983. 1st Ed. 192 PP with 20 maps & battle plans, b/w and colour illustrations. Title spread: Salvo fired by the USS New Jersey. Half title page: Bow of the USS Missouri. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket with repaired tear. Donation plate to and stamp of "Devonport Maritime Museum & Historical Society" on front endpaper. Contents near fine. 30.7 x 23.5.

22658
IRELAND Bernard
THE RISE AND FALL OF THE AIRCRAFT CARRIER
$10.00 AUD

Marshall Cavendish. London. 1979. 1st Ed. 168 PP profusely illustrated with b/w & colour photos. Fp: HMS Courageous. FEP: HMS Furious. REP: USS Independence. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 29 x 22. 0856857114

65426
IRELAND Bernard
WARSHIPS OF WORLD WAR II
$10.00 AUD

HarperCollins. Glasgow. 1996. 1st Ed., in the Collins / Jane's Gems series. 255, (1) PP with colour illustrations (Flags of France Germany, Italy, Japan, United Kingdom and USA) and 118 b/w photos. Pictorial card cover. Small format. Fine. 11.7 x 8.4. 0004708725

20211
IRELAND, Bernard
WARSHIPS OF THE WORLD: Escort Vessels
$10.00 AUD

Ian Allan. London. 1979. 1st Ed. 153 PP with b/w illustrations (4 line drawings & 144 photos & paintings). Title-page: Frigate Visby of the Swedish Navy. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 22.2 x 15. 0711008965

Warships with displacement tonnage between 1000 & 5000 tons. Corvettes, frigates, destroyers.

45970
IRELAND, Bernard
JANE'S NAVAL AIRPOWER
$20.00 AUD

HarperCollins Publishers. London. 2003. 1st Ed. 224 PP with tables, b/w and colour illustrations (maps & plans, line drawings, photos...). Title spread: Cannon-armed Seafire III on carrier Indomitable. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 29 x 22.8. 0007111525

51446
IRELAND, Bernard
Histoire illustrée des NAVIRES DE COMBAT
$10.00 AUD

Editions Princesse. Paris. 1978. 1st edition of the 1978 English original. 154 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Eps: On board the Minautor in 1868. Hard cover, dj. French text. Near fine. 30 x 22.2. 2859610340

58649
IRELAND, Bernard
WARSHIPS - From Sail to Nuclear Age
$10.00 AUD

Hamlyn. London. 1978. 1st Ed. 156 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Title spread: Deck of an Aircraft Carrier. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket chipped. Very good. 30.2 x 22.2. 0600393976

36393
JACKSON, Robert
DESTROYERS, FRIGATES AND CORVETTES
$10.00 AUD

Grange Books. London. 2000. 1st Ed. 320 PP with 2 colour and 2 b/w photos, and 300 side-view artworks with detailed specifications tables. Half title page: Canadian anti submarine Destroyer of the Athabascan class. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Fine. 17 x 13. 1840133171

From the Abukuma to the Zieten.

67461
JAILLOT, Alexis Hubert
Hempel reprints of 3 Wooden Warships: GALERE - VAISSEAU DE GUERRE - VAISSEAU DE104 CANONS
$20.00 AUD

Hempel Peintures Marine France S.A. Paris. c. 1990. 3 frameable reprints of the 1693 original by Alexis Hubert Jaillot, published in 1693 in "Le Neptune François", and held at "La Biblothèque Royale, Copenhague, Danemark". Oblong format: 31 x 39.

Vaisseau de Guerre - Coupe Longitudinale d'une galère - Vue en coupe d'un Vaisseau-Amiral de 104 canons.

64687
JANE, Fred T. (editor)
JANE'S FIGHTING SHIPS 1914
$60.00 AUD

David & Charles Reprints. Newton Abbot. 1968. Reprint of the 3rd edition of 1914 (17th year of issue). (4), CX (period advertisements), (1 Addenda), 505, (2 advertisements) PP with hundreds of b/w illust. (photographs, plans, profiles & silhouettes, flags and uniforms). Fp: Japanese battleship "Fuso". Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Sellotape marks on flaps of dust jacket and on endpapers, o/wise near fine. Oblong: 21.5 x 31.5. 0715343777

35956
JENKINS, Commander C. A.
PROFILE WARSHIP - Nos.23 & 24 - HMS FURIOUS - Aircraft Carrier 1917-1948
$40.00 AUD

Profile Publications. London. 1972. September 1972 issues. Nos. 23 & 24 in the Warship Profile series. 48 PP (P. 245 to 292) with 2 centrefold in colour, 12 profiles and over 80 b/w photos. Pictorial card cover. Near fine. Sold as a set. 25.2 x 18.7.

Profile 23 / Part I: The first eight years. Profile 24 / Part II: 1925-1948.

34780
JOHNSON, Brian
FLY NAVY - The History of Maritime Aviation
$10.00 AUD

David & Charles. Newton Abbot. 1981. 1st Ed. 383 PP, plus 64 pages with 117 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Pages 33 to 48 with tears and chips on top margin, o/wise very good. 24 x 16.2. 0715380257

72467
JOHNSTON, Ian & McAULEY, Rob
THE BATTLESHIPS
$15.00 AUD

Channel 4. London. 2002. 1st paperback edition of the 2000 original. 192 PP with b/w and colour illustrations Pictorial stff covers. Ex Libris stamp of previous owner on FFEP, o/wise fine. 27.8 x 22. 9780752261881

Sail to Steam & Wood to Steel. Companion book to the television series The Battleships.

18624
KAUFMAN, Y. & STILLWELL, P.
SHARKS OF STEEL
$15.00 AUD

Naval Institute Press. Annapolis. 1993. 1st printing. XXII, 152 PP with colour photos. Cloth cover, device in blind on front board, gilt title on spine, dj. Near fine. 31 x 23.2. 1557504512

The story of the submarine and their crew: selection, training, performance ...

32161
KEMP, Lieut.-Commander P. K.
H.M. DESTROYERS
$10.00 AUD

Herbert Jenkins. London. 1956. 1st Ed. 237, (2 adv.) PP, plus 16 pages with 32 b/w photos. Cloth cover (soiled and worn). Signature previous owner on title page, 2 stamps in blind. Foxing spots on edges. Still a good reading copy. 22.2 x 14.2.

Actions in both world wars, on different fronts: Atlantic, Mediterranean and the Eastern Seas.

56510
KLATTER, Drs. J.
EEN GRONIGER ZEEMAN IN NAPOLEONTISCHE TIJD - Zee-en landreizen van K. J. Kuipers - Kleine handelsvaart contra continentaal stelsel.
$15.00 AUD

De Walburg Pers. Zutpan, NL. 1980. 1st Ed. Introduction by Drs. J. Klatter. 121, (7) PP. Soft cover, illustrated front. Faint foxing spots on outside edges. Dutch text. Very good. 24 x 16. 9060112369

69928
LAMING, Tim
THE VULCAN STORY 1952-2002
$30.00 AUD

Silverdale Books. London. 2002. Revised edition of the 1993 original. 231 PP with b/w illustrations: sketches, plans, cutaways and photos. Laminated pictorial boards, dj. Fine. 28 x 22.5. 1856057011

69929
LEINBURGER, Ralf
FIGHTER
$15.00 AUD

Parragon. Bath, UK. 2011. 1st English edition, translated from the German original By Richard Elliot and Penny Hewson. 320 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (sketches, plans, photos). Stiff covers with flaps, pictorial front. Fine. 20 x 16.5. 9781445424347

Fighter / Technology - Facts - History.

35095
LENTON, H. T.
WARSHIPS
$5.00 AUD

London / Melbourne. 1970. Hamlyn / Sun Books. London / Melbourne. 1970. 1st Ed., in the Hamlyn all-colour paperbacks series. 160 PP with colour illustrations by David A. Warner and Nigel W. Hearn. Pictorial soft covers. Near fine. 18 x 11. 0600002845

Warships from 1860 to the present day (1970).

14158
LENTON, H. T. & COLLEDGE, J. J.
WARSHIPS OF WORLD WAR II - Part 3: Sloops of the Royal and Dominion Navies
$10.00 AUD

Ian Allan. London. 1962. 1st Ed. 96 PP with tables & 47 b/w photos. Card covers, pictorial front. Covers rubbed and short tear at lower part of front cover (rubbed), o/wise contents clean and still a very good copy. 18 x 12.

48274
LENTON, H. T. & COLLEDGE, J. J.
WARSHIPS OF WORLD WAR II - Part 2: Destroyers and Submarines of the Royal and Dominion Navies
$30.00 AUD

Ian Allan. London. 1962. 1st Ed. 81 PP with tables & 50 b/w photos. Pictorial card cover. Faint foxing. Very good. 18 x 12.

67146
LENTON, H. T. & COLLEDGE, J. J.
WARSHIPS OF WORLD WAR II
$30.00 AUD

Ian Allan. London. 1970. 4th impression of the 1964 original. 638 PP with many tables & hundreds of b/w photos. Fp: H.M.S. Warspite in Malta Habour. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Dust jacket has a few small chips or closed tears, o/wise near fine. 19 x 13. 711002029

A complete record of all known vessels of the Royal and Dominion Navies which participated in WWII. Capital ships, destroyers, submarines,... coastal forces and landing craft.

73832
LENTON, H. T. & COLLEDGE, J. J.
WARSHIPS OF WORLD WAR II - Part 1: Capital ships, Cruisers and Aircraft carriers of the Royal and Dominion Navies
$10.00 AUD

Ian Allan. London. 1963. 1st Ed. 72 PP with tables & 56 b/w photos. Pictorial card cover (HMS Warspite in Malta harbour). Covers rubbed and with sellotape marks on spine. Contents very good. 18.5 x 12.3.

17353
LENTON, H.T. & COLLEDGE, J.J.
WARSHIPS OF WORLD WAR II, Part 4: Auxiliary Fighting Vessels
$10.00 AUD

Ian Allan. London. 1963. 1st Ed. 81 PP with tables, and 59 b/w photos. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 18.5 x 12.5.

Miscellaneous and auxiliary vessels engaged in trade protection.

20778
LENTON, H.T. & COLLEDGE, J.J.
WARSHIPS OF WORLD WAR II, Part 5: Auxiliary Support Vessels
$10.00 AUD

Ian Allan. London. 1963. 1st Ed. 72 PP with 1 page of advert., tables and 52 b/w photos. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 18.5 x 12.5.

Miscellaneous vessels engaged in harbour, towing and salvage vessels duties

21803
LENTON, H.T. & COLLEDGE, J.J.
WARSHIPS OF WORLD WAR II, Part 6 - Trawlers, Drifters and Whalers
$10.00 AUD

Ian Allan. London. 1963. 81 PP with b/w photos throughout. Pictorial card cover. Fine. Small format: 18.5 x 12.5.

Admiralty drifters, pennant numbers, purchased & requisitioned trawlers, whalers & drifters...

62535
LEWIS, Dr. Tom
DARWIN'S SUBMARINE I-124
$30.00 AUD

Avonmore Books. Adelaide. 2010. 1st Ed. Foreword by the Honourable Austin Asche, AC, QC. 182 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (artworks, documents, maps, plans and sketches and photos). Pictorial stiff cover. Neat ex-libris stamp of previous owner on FFEP, o/wise fine. 25 x 17.7. 9780957735194

Sunk by HMAS "Deloraine" 20th January 1942 in 150 feet of water off Darwin. Early salvage attempts (for the code books). Historic shipwreck since 28th June 1977.

74719
LEWIS, Dr. Tom
DARWIN'S SUBMARINE I-124
$15.00 AUD

Avonmore Books. Adelaide. 2010. 1st Ed. Foreword by the Honourable Austin Asche, AC, QC. 182 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (artworks, documents, maps, plans and sketches and photos). Pictorial stiff cover. Ex Library copy with covers laminated with clear plastic and stamp on free fly of the front endpaper and outside top page edge. Very good reading/working copy. 25 x 17.7. 9780957735194

Sunk by HMAS "Deloraine" 20th January 1942 in 150 feet of water off Darwin. Early salvage attempts (for the code books). Historic shipwreck since 28th June 1977.

69216
LEWIS, Tom
SENSUIKAN I-124, a history of the Imperial Japanese Navy fleet submarine sunk in Northern Territory waters
$35.00 AUD

Tall Stories. Darwin. 1997. 1st Ed. Foreword by the Honourable Daryl W. Manzie. 131 PP with 2 maps, 11 plans and sketches and 65 b/w photos. Letter from editor to The Mercury newspaper loosely inserted. Pictorial soft cover. Front cover lightly soiled. Very good. Scarce. 29.5 x 21. 0646322184

Sunk by HMAS "Deloraine" 20th January 1942 in 150 feet of water off Darwin. Early salvage attempts (for the code books). Historic shipwreck since 28th June 1977.

30336
LYON, David
THE SHIP - STEAM, STEEL AND TORPEDOES
$10.00 AUD

HMSO. London. 1980. 1st Ed. Volume 8 in The Ship series edited by Basil Greenhill. 60 PP with 40 Illust. FEP: Plans of the Swedish Torpedo-boat Hugin, 1884. REP: Design of 150-ton Torpedo-boat for Spain, 1905, by Thornycroft. Laminated pictorial boards. Fine. Oblong: 20.5 x 21.2. 0112903185

The Warship in the 19th Century.

47547
LYON, Hugh
FIGHTING SHIPS
$10.00 AUD

Kingfisher. London. 1981. 1st Ed. 124 PP with 1 map with inset, 40 flags in colour, 108 sketch plans, and colour illustrations (1 cutaway, 18 photos and 70 artworks by Roy Huxley). Title spread: Escort Vessels. Pictorial laminated covers. Faint foxing. Very good. 19.5 x 12.7. 0862720060

68796
LYON, Hugh
THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF THE WORLD'S WARSHIPS - A technical directory of major fighting ships from 1900 to the present day
$15.00 AUD

Salamander Books. London. 1978. 1st edition, with an introduction by Captain J. E. Moore, R.N. 273 PP (including 4 large folded plates) with over 350 b/w and colour illustrations (39 colour profiles and over 200 photographs). Title spread: Italian heavy cruiser Zara. Hard cover, dj. Stamps and markings of "University of Tasmania" and "Australian Maritime College" on half title and title pages, o/wise a very good clean copy. 31.5 x 22.2. 0861010078

16785
MACINTYRE, Captain Donald
FIGHTING SHIPS AND SEAMEN
$15.00 AUD

Evans Brothers. London. 1963. 1st Ed. 192 PP, plus 16 pages with 24 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 22 x 15.5.

Accounts of decisive actions at sea: battles of Jutland, Narvick and Leyte. The role of Q ships, convoys to Malta and Russia...

52166
MACINTYRE, Captain Donald
SEA WARFARE 1939-1945
$10.00 AUD

Phoebus. London. 1977. 1st special edition, in the Phoebus History of the World Wars Special series. 64 PP with b/w and colour illust. (paintings, photos, plans, profiles). Pictorial soft cover. Covers lightly soiled. Near fine. 29.7 x 22.5.

68665
MACINTYRE, Captain Donald
FIGHTING SHIPS AND SEAMEN
$10.00 AUD

Evans Brothers. London. 1963. 1st Ed. 192 PP, plus 16 pages with 24 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Signature on front endpaper. Very good. 22 x 15.5.

Accounts of decisive actions at sea: battles of Jutland, Narvick and Leyte. The role of Q ships, convoys to Malta and Russia...

72472
MACINTYRE, Captain Donald
FIGHTING UNDER THE SEA
$15.00 AUD

W. W. Norton & Co. New York. 1965. 1st printing of the US edition. (2), 174 PP, plus 8 pages with 16 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Covers with rubbed patches, Ex library copy with stamps on endpapers and top outside edge, identification number at foot of spine of dust jacket. Dust jacket in a protective sleeve. An excellent reading copy. 21.5 x 14.5.

16810
MACINTYRE, Donald
FAMOUS FIGHTING SHIPS
$10.00 AUD

Hamlyn. London. 1975. 1st Ed. 160 PP with b/w & 19 colour illust. Title-page: HMS Warspite. Eps: Trafalgar, surrender of Redoutable. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 30.5 x 15. 0600354865

Stories of 10 ships and their commanders. From the Revenge of Drake to the USS Enterprise... Redoutable (France), Mikasa (Japan), Scharnhorst (Germany),..

53507
MACINTYRE, Donald
FAMOUS SEA BATTLES
$10.00 AUD

Hamlyn. London. 1974. 1st Ed. 125 PP with b/w & colour illustrations. Illustrated boards, dj (price clipped). Dust jacket has a sunned spine and a few chips or closed tear. Overall, a very good clean copy. 26 x 19.5. 0600380661

Stories of 12 sea battles: Lepanto... Trafalgar... Jutland... Leyte Gulf.

72464
MACINTYRE, Donald
THE BATTLE OF THE ATLANTIC
$20.00 AUD

The Macmillan Co. New York. 1961. 1st US edition. 208 PP with 54 b/w illustrations (maps, plans & photos) in text. Cloth cover, dj. Ex Libris stamp of previous owner on front endpaper. Dust jacket rubbed and in a protective sleeve. Ex Library copy with stamps at top of title page, on outside edges and envelope on rear endpaper. Occasional foxing. Very good reading copy. 22.7 x 15.5.

16854
MACINTYRE, Donald & BATHE, Basil W.
THE MAN-OF-WAR
$15.00 AUD

Methuen. London. 1968. 1st Ed. 273 PP with b/w & colour illust. (photos, paintings,...) & many colour drawings by the Tre Tryckare artists. Fp: Austrian super-dreadnought Viribus Unitis. Decorated endpapers. Cloth cover, dj. Ingleton bookplate on front endpaper. Foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. Oblong: 25.2 x 27.5.

From the Greek trireme and the Viking longboat, to the modern warship.

16890
MACINTYRE, Donald & BATHE, Basil W.
MAN-OF-WAR: A History of the Combat Vessel
$10.00 AUD

Castle Books. New York. 1974. Revised edition of the 1969 original. 280 PP with b/w & colour illust. (photos, paintings, line drawings) & many colour illust. by the Tre Tryckare artists. Fp: Austrian super-dreadnought Viribus Unitis. Decorated eps. Hard cover, dj (chipped). Faint foxing on outside edges. Very good. Oblong: 25.2 x 27.5.

From the Greek trireme, the Viking longboat, to the modern warship: missile frigate, aircraft carrier, nuclear submarine...

45191
MACINTYRE, Donald & BATHE, Basil W.
THE MAN-OF-WAR
$10.00 AUD

Methuen. London. 1968. 1st Ed. 273 PP with b/w & colour illust. (photos, paintings,...) & many colour drawings by the Tre Tryckare artists. Fp: Austrian super-dreadnought Viribus Unitis. Decorated endpapers. Cloth cover, dj (price-clipped). Foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. Oblong: 25.2 x 27.5.

From the Greek trireme and the Viking longboat, to the modern warship.

31561
MARRIOTT, John
SUBMARINE - The Capital Ship of Today
$10.00 AUD

Ian Allan. London. 1986. 1st Ed. 128 PP with tables and b/w illust. (drawings, sketch-plans, photos). Title spread: Like a whale, the USS Birmingham, an SSBN, surfaces. Hard cover, dj. 7 pages at rear of book with printing smudge, but not affecting the legibility, a little light foxing, o/wise very good. 24.2 x 17.7. 0711015953

14386
MARRIOTT, Leo
TYPE 22 - MODERN COMBAT SHIPS 4
$30.00 AUD

Ian Allan. London. 1986. 1st Ed., No. 4 in the Modern Combat Ships series. 112 PP with b/w photos throughout. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj (light shelf wear). Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 24 x 17.5. 0711015937

Class of Frigates of the Royal Navy.

48284
MARRIOTT, Leo
ROYAL NAVY FRIGATES 1945-1983
$20.00 AUD

Ian Allan. London. 1983. 1st Ed. 128 PP with tables, 19 waterline profiles, 1 sketch plan and 110 b/w photos. Title spread: HMS Brilliant. Half title page: HMS Ashanti. Laminated pictorial boards. Fine. 24 x 17.7. 0711013225

66260
MARRIOTT, Leo
FROM THE BRIDGE - HMS INVINCIBLE
$15.00 AUD

Ian Allan. London. 1990. 1st Ed. 80 PP with 1 map of the British Isles, 1 plan of the bridge and 103 b/w photos. Title spread: HMS Invincible arriving at Port Jackson, end of 1983. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 23.5 x 17. 0711019401

51716
LE MARTRET, J. P. & LE ROY, J.
LES BATIMENTS DE GUERRE - Installations de Coque: Installations de Manutention / Installations de Sécurité
$10.00 AUD

Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Techniques Avancées. Paris. 1977. 1st Ed. ENSTA CN 30 / 403. 111 PP with 2 b/w photos and figures (drawings, plans, sketches). Soft cover. Name of previous owner on title page. French text. Very good. 29.7 x 21. 2722504030

Warships: Davits, Derricks, Fire fighting, Flood control.

51717
LE MARTRET, J. P. & LE ROY, J.
LES BATIMENTS DE GUERRE - Installations de Coque : Installations de Mouillage, Amarrage, Remorquage/Manoeuvres et Stabilisation du Navire
$15.00 AUD

Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Techniques Avancées. Paris. 1977. 1st Ed. ENSTA CN 30 / 399. 286 PP with 4 b/w photos and figures (drawings, plans, sketches). Soft cover. Name of previous owner on title page. French text. Very good. 29.7 x 21. 2722503999

Warships: Anchoring (anchors, cables, windlass) , Mooring, Towing/Rudders, Steering motors, Stability at sea.

17413
MASON, David
U-BOAT: THE SECRET MENACE
$5.00 AUD

Macdonald. London. 1968. 1st UK edition in the Purnell's History of the Second World War series, Weapons Book, No. 1. 160 PP with 3 maps, 10 illust. and 94 b/w photos. Pictorial soft covers with light wear and a few creases. Very good. 21 x 13.5. 356025470

74180
McDONALL, K. J.
ELEMENTARY SHIP RECOGNITION - PART I: WARSHIPS (British, United States and Japanese Warships)
$100.00 AUD

Associated General Publications. Sydney. 1944. 2nd Ed. No.1 in the Pacific Air Series (For the Air-minded Youth of Australia). 100 PP (incl. cover) with many sketch plans (guns, funnels, masts), ship profiles and 62 b/w photos of battleships, cruisers, destroyers, carriers and minor craft, Appendix and Index.. Pictorial soft overs (HMAS Shropshire) with a protective hard cover, cloth spine. War economy paper browning, a few faint old damp marks on some pages and a name at top of foreword page, o/wise good. Quite scarce. Oblong: 13 x 21.8.

A rare item presented in Talbot-Booth style.

72564
McGEOCH, Ian
AN AFFAIR OF CHANCES - A Submariner's Odyssey 1939-44
$45.00 AUD

Imperial War Museum. London. 1991. 1st Ed. Foreword by Admiral of the Fleet Terence Lewin. Preface by Alan Borg, Director General Imperial War Museum. 221, (2 maps) PP with b/w illustrations (Crest of submarine Splendid, 2 maps, documents, newspaper clipping and over 30 photos). Cloth cover, dj (with protective sleeve). Small chip at top of front cover of dust jacket. Small Ex-libris stamp of previous owner on front endpaper. Near fine. 25.6 x 18. 9780901627667

Active service in the central Mediterranean Sea, sunk off Naples (21/04/1943). Escape From Naples to Portsmouth via Switzerland, France, Spain and Gibraltar.

10637
McLEAVY, Roy
NAVAL FAST STRIKE CRAFT AND PATROL BOATS
$5.00 AUD

Blandford Press. London. 1979. 1st Ed., in the Blandford Colour series. 176 PP with 4 tables, 6 sketches & 64 illust. (plans & colour paintings). Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Faint foxing on outside edges. Near fine. 19.8 x 13.8. 0713708662

45798
McLEAVY, Roy
NAVAL FAST STRIKE CRAFT AND PATROL BOATS
$5.00 AUD

Blandford Press. London. 1979. 1st Ed., in the Blandford Colour series. 176 PP with 4 tables, 6 sketches & 64 illust. (plans & colour paintings). Hard cover, dj. Spine of dust jacket sunned. Faint foxing on outside edges. Near fine. 19.8 x 13.8. 0713708662

62655
McMURTRIE, Francis E.
THE WORLD'S WARSHIPS 1944
$25.00 AUD

Sampson Low, Marston & Co. London. 1944. 1st Ed. 148 PP with 72 b/w photos. Fp: Duke of York. Cloth cover (rubbed), gilt title on spine (faded). War economy paper with signs of ageing. Very good. Oblong: 13.8 x 22.3.

Pages 140 to 148: War losses.

68035
McMURTRIE, Francis E.
JANE'S FIGHTING SHIPS 1935 (issued December 1935)
$300.00 AUD

Sampson, Low, Marston & Co. London. 1935. 1st Ed., 39th year of issue. 45 adv, XVIII, 543 PP with hundreds of bw illust. (photographs, plans, profiles & silhouettes, flags & uniforms). Fp: "Admiral Scheer", "Nürnberg", "U.1" & "U.7" surfacing. Navy cloth covers, gilt title on spine, title in blind on covers. A near fine copy and rare in this condition Oblong: 21.5 x 33.5.

Publication coinciding with the Naval Conference of London, when a program of construction for Capital ships was already under way.

22439
McMURTRIE, Francis E. (editor)
JANE'S FIGHTING SHIPS 1944/5
$90.00 AUD

David & Charles Reprints. Nawton Abbot. 1971. Reprint of the 1944 original edition. (4), 79 adv., XXX, 36 addenda, 635 PP with b/w illust. (photographs, plans, profiles and silhouettes, flags & uniforms). Fp: H.M.S. Swiftsure. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). Faint old tape marks on endpapers and a vertical crease on the half-title page, o/wise near fine. Oblong: 21.3 x 31.5. 0715353810

War loss section: P.544 to 635, and 32 to 35 (addenda).

67269
McMURTRIE, Francis E. (editor)
JANE'S FIGHTING SHIPS 1931
$35.00 AUD

David & Charles Reprints. Newton Abbot. 1973. Reprint of the 1931 original (35th year of issue). (4), 37 adv, XIV, 512 PP with hundreds of b/w illustrations (photographs, plans, profiles & silhouettes, flags and uniforms). Fp: French Submarine Cruiser Surcouf. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Near fine. Oblong: 21.3 x 31. 0715358499

71396
McMURTRIE, Francis E. (editor)
JANE'S FIGHTING SHIPS 1942 (issued June 1943)
$100.00 AUD

Sampson Low, Marston. London. 1942. 1st Ed., 46th year of issue. Edited by Francis E. McMurtrie. 64 adv., XXI, 582 PP with hundreds of b/w illustrations (photographs, plans, profiles & silhouettes, uniforms and flags). Fp: H.M.S Exeter. Navy cloth cover, gilt title on spine, title in blind on covers. 1 errata slip tipped in on page 24. The Advertisers' Index page has 2 repaired closed tears and the following page with adverts 4 and 5 has a crease. The spine has been reinforced as have the inside gutters. The covers have some shelf wear around the edges. Overall, a very good copy of a scarce wartime edition. Oblong: 21.5 x 33.5.

War loss section, P.517 to 582. A massive volume.

35510
MEISTER, Jürg
DIE SEESTREIKRŽFTE NEUSEELANDS (in Marine-Rundschau - No. 77, Issue 2, February 1980)
$10.00 AUD

Bernard & Graefe Verlag. München. 1980. . Contains article from P.85 to 92 with 2 tables and 12 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover (Dutch Frigate Kortenaer). Near fine. German text. 29.8 x 21.

Naval forces of New Zealand: The Royal New Zealand Navy.

34623
MILLHOLLAND, Ray
THE SPLINTER FLEET OF THE OTRANTO BARRAGE
$20.00 AUD

The Bobbs-Merrill Company. Indianapolis. 1936. 1st Ed. 307 PP, plus 16 plates with 21 b/w photos. Fp: The ace of the Splinter Fleet - Lieutenant Maclear Jacoby. Eps: Map showing all the various scenes of action in the Splinter Fleet in the Mediterranean. Cloth cover, dj. Near fine. 22.2 x 15.2.

Action of the US Navy submarine chasers in the Mediterranean during the last year of World War I.

72626
MOFFAT, John & ROSSITER, Mike
I SANK THE BISMARCK
$25.00 AUD

Bantam Press / Transworld Publishers. London. 2009. 1st paperbackedition. (10), 294 PP, plus 8 pages with 3 colour and 28 b/w photos. Pictorial stiff covers. Neat Ex Libris stamp of previous owner on half title page, o/wise fine. 23.3 x 15.2.. 9780593063514

Memoirs of a Second World War Navy Pilot.

32104
MOORE, Captain John E.
WARSHIPS OF THE ROYAL NAVY
$10.00 AUD

Jane's. London. 1981. New edition of the 1979 original. 120 PP with tables, and 135 b/w photos (including 5 on double page detailing armaments and equipment). Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Renewed endpapers, o/wise near fine. 26.4 x 20.6. 0710601050

32173
MOORE, Captain John E.
THE SOVIET NAVY TODAY
$10.00 AUD

Macdonald and Jane's. London. 1975. 1st Ed. 255 PP with 1 Organigram, 8 maps, 114 profiles, and 144 b/w photos. Fp: Kara class cruiser. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Very good. 25.2 x 19.2. 0356083357

34161
MOORE, Captain John E.
WARSHIPS OF THE ROYAL NAVY
$10.00 AUD

Macdonald and Jane's. London. 1979. 1st Ed. 136 PP with tables, and 135 b/w photos (including 5 on double page detailing armaments and equipment). Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 26.4 x 20.6. 0354011316

68218
MOORE, Captain John E.
THE SOVIET NAVY TODAY
$10.00 AUD

Stein and Macdonald and Jane's. New York. 1976. 1st US edition. 255 PP with 1 organigram, 8 maps, 114 profiles, and 144 b/w photos. Fp: Kara class cruiser. Hard cover, dj. Stamp of "The Tasmanian Maritime and Folk Museum" on title page, o/wise a near fine copy. 25.2 x 19.2. 0812819349

63237
MOORE, Captain John E. (editor)
JANE'S FIGHTING SHIPS 1973-74
$30.00 AUD

Sampson Low, Marston & Co. London. 1973. 76th yearly issue. 94 PP (19 of text & 75 with adv.), 670 PP with some 3400 illustrations (243 silhouettes, over 3000 b/w photos & many scale drawings). Fp: Vittorio Veneto. Cloth cover, title on front cover and spine, dj (reinforced). Ex library copy with sellotape marks on both endpapers and stamps on front endpaper and Page 1. Otherwise a very good copy. 32.8 x 22. 0354001191

34131
MOORE, Captain John E. (editor)
JANE'S POCKET BOOK 1 - MAJOR WARSHIPS
$10.00 AUD

Macdonald and Jane. London. 1978. New edition of the 1973 original, No. 1 in the Jane's Pocket Book series. 244 PP with 222 silhouettes. PVC cover, gilt device on front cover. Near fine. Oblong: 11.6 x 18.2. 0354010026

20851
MOORE, John E. (editor)
JANE'S POCKET BOOK OF SUBMARINE DEVELOPMENT
$10.00 AUD

Macdonald and Jane. London. 1976. 1st Ed., No. 8 in the Jane's Pocket Book series. 240 PP with 1 silhouette, 7 plans and 183 b/w photos. Hard cover, gilt device on front cover, dj.(rubbed). Very good. Oblong: 11.8 x 18.5. 0356047989

16631
MUSCIANO, Walter A.
WARBIRDS OF THE SEA, a History of Aircraft Carriers and Carrier-Based Aircraft
$40.00 AUD

Schiffer. Atglen, Pa. USA. 1994. 1st Ed. 592 PP with 5 facsimile of documents, 7 battle maps, 86 ships or planes plans and over 800 b/w photos. Decorated eps. Hard cover, dj. Occasional foxing, o/wise fine. 28.6 x 22. 0887405935

44703
MUUSFELDT, Kaptanjnlojtnant H.
FLADENS NYE KORVETTER (in Tidsskrift for Sovaesen)
$15.00 AUD

Tidsskrift for Sovaesen. Copenhagen. 1979. Issue, March 1979. Contains article pages 61 to 103 with 2 tables, 3 coat of arms, 7 plans and 13 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. Danish text. 20 x 13.

New Corvettes of the Danish Navy.

22737
N/A
JANE'S FIGHTING SHIPS OF WORLD WAR I
$30.00 AUD

Studio Editions. London. 1990. Reprint of the 1919 original with a supplement by Captain John Moore. 320 PP with over 1000 b/w illustrations: 86 maps and plans of ports, naval bases and Dockyards - Hundreds of ships (plans, line drawings, profiles and photos) - Flags, Ensigns and details of uniforms. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Near fine. 32 x 25.5. 1851703780

The 1919 original has been supplemented by extracting entries on significant ships from the 1914 edition.

48376
N/A
CORVETTE ASM TYPE GEORGES LEYGUES
$20.00 AUD

Direction Technique des Constructions Navales. Paris Naval. 1979. 1st Ed. September 1979, 3000 copies. 24 PP with 1 b/w drawing and colour illustrations (1 cutaway at centrefold, 1 sketch plan, 2 diagrams and 24 photos). Pictorial soft covers. Text in French, English and Spanish. Rear cover has slight damage (lifting of laminate), o/wise near fine. Oblong: 21 x 29.6.

Type of Anti-Submarine Corvette of the French Navy.

60470
N/A
NAVAL FORCES - International Forum for Maritime Power - Vol. VII, No. V, 1986
$10.00 AUD

Mönch Publishing Group. Aldershot, UK. 1986. Edited by Admiral Sir James Eberle & John Llewellyn. 156 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 29.7 x 21.2.

Naval Developments in the Persian Gulf, by A. Taha. The French Navy in 1986, by Rear-Admiral H. Moineville.

62097
N/A
WARSHIPS INTERNATIONAL FLEET REVIEW - June/July 2001
$10.00 AUD

HPC Publishing. St. Leonards-on-Sea. 2001. Edited by Iain BALLANTYNE & Peter HORE. 56 PP with b/w and colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 29.7 x 21.

... Australia's Remora Trailblazer (Part 2), by John Clark. ... Clash of Titans: Hunting the Bismarck 60th Anniversary, by Charles Strathdee.

62193
N/A
WARSHIPS INTERNATIONAL FLEET REVIEW - July 2011
$10.00 AUD

HPC Publishing. St. Leonards-on-Sea. 2011. Edited by Iain BALLANTYNE & Peter HORE. 48 PP with b/w and colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 29.7 x 21.

3 pages Libyan Sea War, by Dr. Dave Sloggett - 2 pages Carrier Strike French Style, by Henri-Pierre Grolleau - 2 pages France rules the Euro Waves, Usman Ansari. Target: Bin-Laden, by Charles Strathdee. Portsmouth's Maritime Heritage.

48879
NAVAL SHIPS
SHIPS. Book One
$10.00 AUD

Collins / Orbit Books. London. c. 1960. 1st Ed., in the Orbit Book series. No pagination, 28 PP with 17 b/w profiles and 22 colour illustrations (7 flags and 15 paintings). Inside front cover: 7 Naval Ensigns. Inside back cover: U.S.S. Nautilus. Pictorial card cover, dj. Near fine. Small format: 10 x 10.

Naval warships: 2 US Navy (Enterprise & Nautilus) and 12 Royal Navy (Bulwark, Dreadnought ... Wolverton, Zulu).

68762
NEUMANN, Peter & RUCKERT, Thomas (editors)
SENTINELS OF THE SEA - The History and Future of German Surface Warships
$50.00 AUD

Koehler / Blohm+Voss. Hamburg. 1997. 1st English edition. 210, (6 credits), (8 acknowledgements) PP with b/w and colour illustrations (line drawings, plans, photos). Eps: Line drawings. Hard cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj. A near fine copy. Scarce. 29.3 x 23.5. 3782207106

Naval shipbuilding in Hamburg, Kiel and Emden... The "MEKO" design concept. "Meko" ships on the world's oceans (Argentina, Nigeria, Malaysia, Turkey, Portugal, Greece, Australia and New Zealand)...

74255
PARKES Surgeon-Lieut. O. & PRENDERGAST, Maurice (editors)
JANE'S FIGHTING SHIPS 1919
$85.00 AUD

David & Charles Reprints. Newton Abbot. 1969. Reprint of the 1919 original edition. (4), 161(period advertisements), over 634, PP with hundreds of b/w illust. (photographs, plans, profiles & silhouettes, flags and uniforms). Fp: H.M.S. Hood. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Spine of dust jacket rubbed at head and foot. Near fine. Oblong: 21.5 x 31.5. 0715347160

73489
PARRISH, Thomas
THE SUBMARINE: A History
$10.00 AUD

Viking / Penguin Group. New York. 2004. 1st Ed. (14), 576 PP with 4 maps, plus 36 pages with 53 b/w illustrations. Hard cover with a rubbed patch at top of front cover. Ex-library copy with stamp of University of Tasmania on endpapers and title page and outside top edge. Remainder mark on lower outside edges. Otherwise, contents are fine. 24.2 x 16. 0670033138

60829
PAYNTER, Lieutenant-Commander Hugh H.
A MIDSHIPMAN IN THE EGYPTIAN WAR / A BATTLESHIP ADVENTURE: The Voyage of the "Kasuga" / BATTLESHIP LIFE IN THE EARLY EIGHTIES (in the Journal)
$10.00 AUD

Royal United Service Institution. London. c. 1930. 3 articles pulled out from "The Journal of the RUSI". A total of 15 pages. Soft cover. Foxing. 25 x 17.5.

18119
PEACOCK, Lindsay
NAVAL FIREPOWER
$10.00 AUD

Salamander Books. London. c. 1992. 1st Ed. 158 PP, profusely illustrated with colour photos throughout. Half title-page: Aegis class cruiser and standard SAM. Title-page: Royal Navy Type 42 destroyer. Eps: Ohio class SSBN. Hard cover, dj. Fine. Large format: 33.5 x 26. 0861015142

Aircraft carriers and naval aircraft as well as the modern warships and their armament: conventional and high-tech.

34843
PEILLARD, Léonce
GESCHICHTE DES U-BOOTKRIEGES 1939-1945
$5.00 AUD

Verlag Buch und Welt. Wien. c.1970. 1st German edition translated from the 1970 French original Histoire Genérale de la guerre Sousmarine 1939-1945. 472 PP with 2 maps, 4 graphs and 10 tables, plus 16 pages with 24 b/w photos. Cloth cover. Faint foxing. German text. Fine. 21.3 x 13.2.

General history of submarine warfare during World War II.

18101
PERLMUTTER, Tom (editor)
WAR MACHINES, SEA
$10.00 AUD

Octopus Books. London. 1975. 1st Ed. 140 PP with tables, and b/w or colour illustrations (plans, photos, drawings). Title-page: Nuclear submarine. Eps: English three-decker running in full sail before the wind. Decorated hard cover, dj. Faint foxing. Very good. 28.6 x 21.2. 0706404157

From Phoenician galleys to Polaris submarines.

69747
PHELAN, Keiren & BRICE, Martin H.
FAST ATTACK CRAFT - The Evolution of Design and Tactics
$25.00 AUD

Macdonald and Jane's. London. 1977. 1st Ed. 224 PP with tables and b/w illustrations (10 set of plans, 3 portraits and 67 photos). Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). Slight ageing of paper. Near fine. 28 x 21. 0356049124

47510
PIVET, Ingénieur Principal de l' Armement
FREGATE DUGUAY-TROUIN, Construite par la Direction des Constructions et Armes Navales de Lorient
$25.00 AUD

Direction Technique des Constructions Navales. Lorient. 1973. 1st Ed. 20 PP with 1 cutaway in colour at centrefold (frigate type Tourville), 13 b/w illustrations and 8 colour photos. Title page: Crest of Duguay-Trouin. Soft cover, copper crest attached on front cover. Near fine. French text. Oblong: 21 x 27.

Frigate of the Tourville Class, launched 1st of June 1973.

47509
PIVET, Ingénieur Principal de l'Armement
FREGATE DUGUAY-TROUIN, Construite par la Direction des Constructions et Armes Navales de Lorient
$10.00 AUD

Direction Technique des Constructions Navales. Lorient. 1973. 1st Ed. 20 PP with 1 cutaway in colour at centrefold (frigate type Tourville), 13 b/w illustrations and 8 colour photos. Title page: Crest of Duguay-Trouin. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. French text. Oblong: 21 x 27.

Frigate of the Tourville Class, launched 1st of June 1973.

48242
PIVET, Ingénieur Principal de l'Armement
FREGATE DUGUAY-TROUIN, Construite par la Direction des Constructions et Armes Navales de Lorient
$15.00 AUD

Direction Technique des Constructions Navales. Lorient. 1973. 1st Ed. 20 PP with 1 cutaway in colour at centrefold (frigate type Tourville), 13 b/w illustrations and 8 colour photos. Title page: Crest of Duguay-Trouin. Original soft cover without the copper crest. Near fine. French text. Oblong: 21 x 27.

Frigate of the Tourville Class, launched 1st of June 1973.

72619
PLEVY, Harry
DESTROYER ACTIONS - September 1939 to June 1940
$20.00 AUD

The History Press. Stroud, UK. 2008. 1st paperback edition of the 2006 original. XVI, 272 PP with 4 maps, plus 16 pages with 19 b/w photos. Pictorial soft covers. Neat Ex Libris stamp on half title page. Fine/as new condition. 23.3 x 15.5. 9781862274839

The Altmark Affair. Norwegian campaign and Narvik... Dunkirk and the Fall of France.

42468
POLMAR, Norman
THE AMERICAN SUBMARINE
$15.00 AUD

The Nautical & Aviation Publishing Company. Annapolis. 1981. 1st Ed. XI, 172 PP with tables, and 260 b/w photographs. Title spread: The USS Barb (SSN-596), photographed off Hong Kong. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 25.8 x 18. 0933852142

An overview of submarine development and operations in the US Navy, since the first craft built by John P. Holland and financed by the anti-British Fenian Society.

18115
POLMAR, Norman & FRIEDMAN, Norman
WARSHIPS
$10.00 AUD

Treasure Press. London. 1984. Reprint of the 1983 revised and updated edition of 1981. 88 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Title spread: HMS Invincible. Half-title page: HMS Warrior (1860). Eps: HMS Alacrity. Pictorial laminated boards. Very good. 32.2 x 23.8. 0907812597

From the American Civil War to the Falklands conflict and beyond.

44215
POOLMAN, Kenneth
PERISCOPE DEPTH - Submarines at War
$5.00 AUD

Sphere Books. London. 1984. 1st paperback edition of the 1981 original published by William Kimber. (6), 213, (4 publications) PP with 2 drawings, plus 8 pages with 14 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Browning of paper around outside edges, o/wise very good. 17.7 x 10.8. 0722169140

The full story of submarines at war.

31182
POTTER, John Deane
FIASCO: The Break-out of the German Battleships
$10.00 AUD

Readers Union. London. 1971. Reprint of the 1970 original published by William Heinemann Ltd. (10), 235 PP, plus 8 pages with 14 bw photos. FEP: track of the escape route from Brest to Germany, 12/13 February 1942. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Faint foxing. Near fine. 22 x 13.7.

The break-out from the military port of Brest in February 1942 of the Scharnhorst, Gneisenau, and Prinz Eugen.

16903
PRESTON, Antony
WARSHIPS OF THE WORLD
$10.00 AUD

Jane's Publishing. London. 1980. 1st Ed. 224 PP with tables, 1 sketch plan, 4 ship plans and 184 bw photos in text. Hard cover, dj. Very good. 26.4 x 20.5. 0710600208

Evolution and development of warships and their armament.

16906
PRESTON, Antony
CRUISERS
$10.00 AUD

Bison Books. London. 1989. Reprint of the 1st Ed. 64 PP with 2 battle plans, bw & colour illust. Illustrated title spread and half-title page. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Very good. 29 x 22.2. 0861240642

16992
PRESTON, Antony
AIRCRAFT CARRIERS
$5.00 AUD

Bison Books. London. 1989. Reprint of the 1st Ed. 64 PP with 9 battle plans, b/w and colour photos. Title spread and half title page: Illustrated. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 28.5 x 22.2. 0861240677

17246
PRESTON, Antony
BATTLESHIPS
$10.00 AUD

Bison Books. London. 1989. Reprint of the 1st Ed. 64 PP with 8 maps & plans, bw & colour illust. Title spread: A Sea Knight helicopter lands on the New Jersey while the battleship is alongside the ammunition ship Mount Katmai. Half title page: Predreadnoughts of the US Atlantic Fleet. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 29 x 22.2. 861240634

Ironclads, monitors, dreadnoughts.

18756
PRESTON, Antony
AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF THE NAVIES OF WORLD WAR II
$10.00 AUD

Hamlyn / Bison Books. London. 1976. 1st Ed. 224 PP with maps, b/w photos, as well as artworks in b/w or colour by John Batchelor. Illustrated title-page and half title-page. FEP: Map of the European theater of operations. REP: Map of the Pacific theater of operations. Hard cover, dj. Fine. Large format: 30.2 x 22.7. 0600365697

19532
PRESTON, Antony
STRIKE CRAFT
$10.00 AUD

Bison Books. London. 1989. Reprint of the 1st Ed. 64 PP with bw and colour photos. Title spread: PT Boat 333. Half title page: Soviet Osa Type missile boats in line. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 29 x 22.2. 0861240685

20928
PRESTON, Antony
CRUISERS
$10.00 AUD

Bison Books. Greenwich, USA. 1982. 1st Ed. 64 PP with 2 battle plans, bw & colour illust. Hard cover, dj. Very good. 29 x 22.2. 0861240642

20936
PRESTON, Antony
DESTROYERS
$5.00 AUD

Bison Books. Greenwich, USA. 1982. 1st US Ed. 64 PP with bw & colour photos. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 29 x 22.2. 0861240650

20938
PRESTON, Antony
STRIKE CRAFT
$10.00 AUD

Bison Books. Greenwich, USA. 1982. 1st Ed. 64 PP with bw & colour photos. Title spread: PT Boat 333. Half title page: Soviet Osa Type missile boats in line. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 29 x 22.2. 0861240685

20946
PRESTON, Antony
BATTLESHIPS
$10.00 AUD

Bison Books. Greenwich, USA. 1982. 1st Ed. 64 PP with 8 maps & plans, bw & colour illust. Title spread: A Sea Knight helicopter lands on the New Jersey while the battleship is alongside the ammunition ship Mount Katmai. Half title page: Predreadnoughts of the US Atlantic Fleet. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 29 x 22.2. 0861240634

Ironclads, monitors, dreadnoughts.

22095
PRESTON, Antony
GREAT WARSHIPS
$5.00 AUD

Bison Books. London. 1986. 1st Ed. 112 PP with bw and colour illust. Title Spread: The USS New Jersey and the Frigate MeyerKord, 1983 in the Pacific. Half title page: Merchant ships in convoy under the 6-inch guns of HMS Sheffield. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 30.8 x 23.5. 0861242823

SMS Emden - HMS Warspite - Admiral Graf Spee - Mogami - USS Enterprise - HMS Sheffield - HMS Illustrious - Yamato - Bismarck - USS New Jersey.

30337
PRESTON, Antony
DREADNOUGHT TO NUCLEAR SUBMARINE
$5.00 AUD

HMSO. London. 1980. 1st Ed., Volume 9 in The Ship series edited by Basil Greenhill. 60 PP with 49 Illust. FEP: Plans of HMS Ark Royal, 1955. REP: Plans of HMS Ark Royal, 1978. Laminated pictorial boards. Fine. Oblong: 20.5 x 21.2. 0112903193

32367
PRESTON, Antony
DESTROYERS
$10.00 AUD

Parkgate Books. London. 1998. Reprint. 224 PP with tables and b/w illustrations (7 maps & plans, 4 drawings, 4 cutaways and 318 photos). Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Fine. 30 x 22.8. 1902616014

An illustrated history.

33345
PRESTON, Antony
BATTLESHIPS
$15.00 AUD

AP Publishing / Bison Book. Sydney. 1981. 1st Australian edition. 192 PP with 13 maps & battle plans, 27 colour illust. (7 profiles and cutaways), tables and b/w photos. Title spread: HMS Nelson firing her starboard 6-inch secondary guns, 1940. Hard cover, dj (rubbed). Near fine. 30.5 x 23. 0868270857

The rise and fall of the battleship.

52680
PRESTON, Antony
SUBMARINE WARFARE. An Illustrated History
$10.00 AUD

Thunder Bay Press. San Diego, Ca. 1999. 1st US edition. 160 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (artworks, cutaways and photos). Laminated pictorial boards, dj. Fine. 29.2 x 21.5. 1571451722

52681
PRESTON, Antony
AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF THE NAVIES OF WORLD WAR II
$5.00 AUD

PRC. London. 1998. Reprint of the 1982 edition (original of 1976). 224 PP with b/w illustrations (maps, photos, and artworks by John Batchelor), plus 8 pages with 14 b/w photos. Illustrated title-page and half title-page. Laminated pictorial boards, dj. Fine. Large format: 30.2 x 23. 1856484718

52684
PRESTON, Antony
SUBMARINES
$10.00 AUD

Bison Books. London. 1989. Reprint of the 1982 original. 64 PP with b/w & colour photos. Hard cover, dj. Very good. 29 x 22.2. 0861240669

52694
PRESTON, Antony
AIRCRAFT CARRIERS
$10.00 AUD

Military Book Club. New York. 1998. Reprint of the 1977 original. 192 PP with b/w illustrations (maps, plans, photos). Illustrated half-title page and title spread. Laminated pictorial boards, dj. Fine. 30.3 x 21.8. 1862220441

68797
PRESTON, Antony
CRUISERS
$15.00 AUD

AP Publishing. Sydney. 1980. 1st Australian edition. 192 PP with tables, b/w photos, 18 coloured maps & battle plans, and 16 colour illust. (1 cut-away, 1 profile and 14 photos). Titlespread: The old armoured cruisers, HMS Suffolk and USS Brooklyn at Vladivostock during the Allied Intervention, January 1919. Hard cover, dj. Stamps and markings of "University of Tasmania" / "Australian Maritime College"on front endpaper and title page, o/wise very good. 30.5 x 21.5. 0868270652

An illustrated history of the Cruisers, 1880-1980.

68798
PRESTON, Antony
BATTLESHIPS
$10.00 AUD

AP Publishing / Bison Book. Sydney. 1981. 1st Australian edition. 192 PP with 13 maps & battle plans, 27 colour illust. (7 profiles and cut-aways), tables and b/w photos. Title spread: HMS Nelson firing her starboard 6-inch secondary guns, 1940. Hard cover, dj. Stamps and markings "University of Tasmania" / "Australian Maritime College" on front endpaper and title page, o/wise a very good clean copy. 30.5 x 23. 0868270857

The rise and fall of the battleship.

16848
PRESTON, Antony (editor)
HISTORY OF THE ROYAL NAVY IN THE 20TH CENTURY
$15.00 AUD

Dolphin Publications. London. 1987. 1st Ed. 224 PP with bw & colour illust. Half title-page: British sailor operating an Aldis Lamp. Title-page: HMS Manchester, a type 42 destroyer. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Near fine. 31 X 23.6. 0861243641

From the Edwardian Navy and WWI to the Falklands war. Warship designs, the Admiralty and the shipyards. Naval uniforms.

18102
PRESTON, Antony (editor)
FIGHTING SHIPS OF THE WORLD, An Illustrated Encyclopedia of Modern Sea Power
$10.00 AUD

Phoebus. London. 1980. 1st Ed. 352 PP with bw and colour illustrations by John Batchelor, and bw & colour photos. Hard cover, dj. Occasional foxing. Very good. Large format: 30.5 x 23. 0702600679

The last 40 years of development and modern shipbuilding. Over 400 classes of warships described. From the Abdiel, a fast minelayer of the Royal Navy to the Zulu, a Soviet attack submarine class.

45497
PRESTON, Antony (editor)
FIGHTING SHIPS OF THE WORLD, An Illustrated Encyclopedia of Modern Sea Power
$10.00 AUD

Exeter Books. New York. 1980. 1st US Ed. 352 PP with b/w and colour illustrations by John Batchelor, and b/w & colour photos. Hard cover, dj. Very good. 30.5 x 23. 0896730743

The last 40 years of development and modern shipbuilding. Over 400 classes of warships described. From the Abdiel, a fast minelayer of the Royal Navy to the Zulu, a Soviet attack submarine class.

45499
PRESTON, Antony (editor)
FIGHTING SHIPS OF THE WORLD, An Illustrated Encyclopedia of Modern Sea Power
$5.00 AUD

Exeter Books. New York. 1980. 1st US Ed. 352 PP with b/w and colour illustrations by John Batchelor, and b/w & colour photos.. Hard cover. Very good. 30.5 x 23. 0896730743

The last 40 years of development and modern shipbuilding. Over 400 classes of warships described. From the Abdiel, a fast minelayer of the Royal Navy to the Zulu, a Soviet attack submarine class.

20941
PRESTON, Antony & BATCHELOR, John
THE SUBMARINE SINCE 1919
$10.00 AUD

Phoebus. London. 1974. Purnell's History of the World Wars Special series. 64 PP with bw and colour illust. (paintings, photos, plans). Pictorial card cover with light soiling, o/wise contents near fine. 29.7 x 22.5.

72586
QUIGLEY, Dave J. (editor)
UNDER THE JOLLY ROGER - British Submariners at War 1939 - 1945
$30.00 AUD

Portsmouth Publishing and Printing. Portsmouth. 1988. 1st Ed. Foreword by Captain J.S. Stevens. 120 PP with 25 b/w photos. Stiff covers, pictorial front. Small name stamp of previous owner on title-page, o/wise fine. 25 x 17. 1871182034

72576
RAVEN, Alan
ENSIGN 1 - KING GEORGE THE FIFTH CLASS BATTLESHIPS
$45.00 AUD

Bivouac Books. London. 1972. 1st edition. No pagination, 44 PP with tables, 46 b/w photos, 12 plans, and 1 double length centrefold with 4 colour artworks (profile). Pictorial stiff covers. Ex Libris stamp of previous owner at top corner of first page, o/wise near fine. 25.5 x 20.2. 0858600023

34114
RAVEN, Alan & ROBERTS, John
ENSIGN 6 - WAR BUILT DESTROYERS O TO Z CLASSES
$45.00 AUD

Bivouac Books Ltd. London. 1976. 1st Ed. 48 PP with tables, 76 b/w photos, 4 plans and 1 double length centrefold with 12 colour plans. Pictorial card covers. Near fine. Scarce. 25.5 x 20.2. 0856800104

72575
RAVEN, Alan & ROBERTS, John
BATTLESHIPS RODNEY AND NELSON, No. 3 in the Man O'War series
$50.00 AUD

RSV Publications & Arms & Armour Press. New York & London. 1979. 1st Ed. 56 PP with b/w illust. throughout and 1 double-length centrefold in colour. Pictorial stiff covers. Small name stamp on inside front cover, o/wise fine. Scarce. 25.5 x 20. 0853682631

72578
RAVEN, Alan & ROBERTS, John
ENSIGN 5 - TOWN CLASS CRUISERS
$50.00 AUD

Bivouac Books. London. 1975. 1st Ed. 52 PP with tables, 2 large plans, 8 sketch plans, 9 b/w profiles, and 1 double length centrefold with 8 colour artworks (profile). Pictorial card covers. Small name stamp on inside front cover. Near fine. Scarce. 25.5 x 20.2. 0856800082

17332
ROBERTSON, R. G.
HMS HOOD / BATTLE-CRUISER 1916-1941
$20.00 AUD

Profile Publications. London. 1972. May 1972 edition. No. 19 in the Warship Profile series. 28 PP (P. 145 to 172) with 1 colour double length centrefold (badge, flag, profile), 1 badge, 2 plans and 54 bw photos. Inside front cover: Crest of HMS Hood. Pictorial soft cover. Neat name stamp of previous owner at top of title page, o/wise near fine. 25.2 x 18.7.

Sunk by the Bismarck on 24th May 1941.

42528
ROHWER, Jürgen
DIE U-BOOT-ERFOLGE DES ACHSENMÄCHTE 1939-1945
$20.00 AUD

Munich. 1968. J. F. Lehmanns Verlag. 1st Ed. XXIV, 376 PP, plus 3 folded plate in rear pocket with 10 maps. Cloth cover. Discreet scoring in front of a few names of ships sunk, o/wise fine. Image shows title-page. German text. Oblong: 14.8 x 21.2.

U-Boat successes during World War II.

20957
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY
AUSTRALIAN SEAPOWER - BATTLESHIPS
$10.00 AUD

Topmill. Sydney. 1996 ?. 1st Ed. No.3, in the Australian Seapower Photofile series. 88 PP with bw illust. (photos & plans). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.7 x 20.8. 1876043156

20958
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY
AUSTRALIAN SEAPOWER - CRUISERS
$20.00 AUD

Topmill. Sydney. 1996 ? 1st Ed. No.4 in the Australian Seapower Photofile series. 80 PP with b/w photos. Pictorial card covers. Near fine. 29.7 x 20.8. 1876043601

31510
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY
AUSTRALIAN SEAPOWER - SUBMARINES
$5.00 AUD

Topmill. Sydney. 1998?. 1st Ed. No.7 in the Australian Seapower Photofile series. 96 PP with 148 b/w and 24 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.7 x 20.8. 1876270225

34173
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY
AUSTRALIAN SEAPOWER - SUBMARINES
$10.00 AUD

TopMill. Sydney. 1995?. 1st Ed. No. 1 in the Australian Seapower Photofile series. 56 PP with 63 b/w and 17 colour photos. Inside covers: 2 tables and 4 profiles of Australian Submarines. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.7 x 20.6.

35161
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY
HISTORY OF THE FLEET AIR ARM
$5.00 AUD

Navy Public Relations. Sydney. 1990. Brochure, 3 folds with 7 b/w photos. Fine. Folded size: 29.7 x 14.

Cruiser Aircraft - Aircraft Carriers - Helicopters.

62459
RUTLAND, Jonathan
SEE INSIDE A GALLEON
$10.00 AUD

Kingfisher Books. London. 1986. 2nd edition in the See Inside series edited by R.J. Unstead. Revised edition of the 1977 original. 31 PP with illustrations by John Berry and Michael Trim. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 27.5 x 21.3. 082722071

72600
SCHMALENBACH, Paul
KM BISMARCK / BATTLESHIP
$20.00 AUD

Profile Publications. London. 1972 May 1972 edition. No. 18 in the Warship Profile series. 24 PP (P.121 to 144) with 1 colour double length centrefold (badge, profile), 4 plans, and 47 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Near name stamp of previous owner at top of title page, o/wise very good. 25.2 x 18.7.

Sunk 27th May 1941.

19812
SCHOFIELD, William G.
DESTROYERS - 60 Years
$25.00 AUD

Rand McNally & Co. New York. 1962. 1st Ed. 176, (4 index) PP with 1 colour and 222 b/w illustratons. Cloth cover, dj. Occasional foxing, o/wise very good. 28.5 x 22.5.

Sixty years of service for the Destroyers of the US Navy.

74662
SHANKLAND, Peter & HUNTER, Anthony
DARDANELLES PATROL
$20.00 AUD

Collins. London. 1964. 1st Ed. 192 PP with 2 maps, plus 8 pages with 10 b/w photos. FEP: The Sea of Marmara and its approaches. REP: The Dardanelles. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Covers worn around edges and lightly soiled. Occasional foxing, o/wise contents near fine. Image shows title-page. 21.5 x 14.5.

The actions of the British submarine EI I, in the Sea of Marmara and at Constantinople in 1915.

34171
SILVERSTONE, Paul H.
U.S. WARSHIPS OF WORLD WAR II - Part 1: Battleships, Battlecruisers and Aircraft Carriers
$5.00 AUD

Ian Allan. London. 1963. 1st Ed. 64 PP with tables & 59 b/w photos. Verso of title page: USS Franklin (CV13), 21st February 1944. Pictorial card cover. Near fine. 18.5 x 12.5.

47692
SKWIOT, Miroslaw
NIEMIECKA ARTYLERIA OKRETOWA / GERMAN NAVAL ARTILLERY - Vol. 1
$20.00 AUD

AJ - Press. Gdansk, Poland. 2004. 1st Ed. Volume 1 in the Gunpower series. Naval Monograph No. 17. 112 PP with 20 tables, 4 badges in colour, 7 sketches & plans, 125 b/w photos, and around 70 artworks in colour. Inside front cover (in colour): Admiral Hipper, in the Deutsche Werke shipyard. Inside back cover: 3 artworks (in colour). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. Polish and English text . 29.3 x 20.5. 8372371490

32698
SMITH, Peter C.
ROYAL NAVY SHIPS' BADGES
$15.00 AUD

Balfour Book. St. Ives, UK. 1974. 1st Ed. 96 PP with 8 colour photos, and 40 badges in colour. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). Near fine. 24.2 x 18.4. 0859440117

13 ships' badges (Benbow to Valhalla), and 27 boat badges (Amazon to Wild Swan).

42980
SMITH, Peter C.
ROYAL NAVY SHIPS' BADGES
$10.00 AUD

Balfour Book. St. Ives, UK. 1974. 1st Ed. 96 PP with 8 colour photos, and 40 badges in colour. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). Small chip at front cover of dust jacket. Free fly of front endpaper missing, o/wise very good and internally clean. 24.2 x 18.4. 0859440117

13 ships' badges (Benbow to Valhalla), and 27 boat badges (Amazon to Wild Swan).

39615
SNYDER, Gerald S.
THE ROYAL OAK DISASTER
$25.00 AUD

Presidio. San Rafael, Ca. USA. 1978. 1st US edition of the 1976 UK original. 261 PP with 1 map on double page, plus 24 pages with 42 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Fine. 21.4 x 14.6.

On 13/14 October 1939, U-Boat 47 penetrated the Royal Navy base of Scapa Flow in the Orkney Islands and sunk the Royal Oak: 833 dead, 424 survivors.

52692
STERN, Rob
U.S. SUBS IN ACTION
$10.00 AUD

Squadron/Signal Publications. Carrollton, Tx. 1983. 1st Ed., No. 2 in the Warships series, illustrated by Don Greer. 50 PP with 9 silhouettes, 16 sketch-plans, 24 profiles, 97 b/w photos, and 10 colour illustrations at centrefold. Title page: 1 profile. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. Oblong: 21 x 28. 0897470850

52697
STERN, Rob
U.S. BATTLESHIPS IN ACTION - Part 2
$15.00 AUD

Squadron/Signal Publications. Carrollton, Texas. 1984. 1st Ed., No. 4 in the Warships series, illustrated by Kevin Wornkey and Don Greer. 50 PP with 3 silhouettes, 6 sketch-plans, 8 profiles, 112 b/w photos, and 6 colour illustrations at centrefold. Title page: 2 profiles. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. Oblong: 21 x 28. 0897471571

14584
TALBOT-BOOTH, E. C. (editor)
ALL THE WORLD'S FIGHTING FLEETS
$50.00 AUD

Sampson, Low, Marston. London. No date, c.1937. 1st Ed. XVIII, 694 PP (last 6 blank for notes) with b/w line drawings (profiles, sketches,...) and 208 b/w photos, plus 4 large folded plates & 15 colour plates (badges, flags, pennants, naval ensigns,...). Eps: World Map The Life Blood of an Empire. Navy cloth cover (rubbed), gilt title on spine which has a tear along the back hinge, 2 of the folded plates with closed tears, o/wise a very good clean copy. Scarce. Small oblong: 10.7 x 14.

History and development of fighting ships, types of warships, .. ships' badges, weapons,... England expects... then from P.272, survey of the navies of the world.

42302
TALL, Jeffrey
SUBMARINES & DEEP-SEA VEHICLES
$15.00 AUD

Silverdale Books. Enderby, UK. 2002. 1st Ed. 256 PP with over 60 colour artworks and cutaways and more than 140 b/w and colour photos. Half title page: Deep ocean research vehicle Alvin. Laminated pictorial boards, dj. Fine. 30.5 x 23.7. 1856056341

19556
TAYLOR, Michael
NAVAL AIR POWER
$10.00 AUD

Hamlyn. London. 1986. 1st Ed. 192 PP with 10 plans / cutaways of naval aircrafts, 96 colour illust. and over 200 bw illust. Title spread; A US super carrier prepares to launch its Tomcats on an air defence sortie. Half-title page: Tupolev Tu-22M Backfire. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Faint foxing, o/wise near fine. 28.6 x 21.6. 0600501159

17404
TERZIBASCHITSCH, Stefan
SUBMARINES OF THE US NAVY
$20.00 AUD

Arms and Armour. London. 1991. 1st UK edition translated by M. J. Shields. 214 PP with tables, ship profiles and b/w photos. Fp: Bows-on view of Razorback. Eps: Drawing plans of the Tang class (SS-563). Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 27.5 x 21.5. 185409145X

Story of the development of the US submarine force: their armament, their electronic equipment...

19236
THOMAS, David A.
WITH ENSIGNS FLYING, The Story of H.M. Destroyers at War 1939-1945
$50.00 AUD

William Kimber. London. 1958. 1st Ed. 216 PP with 1 map, plus 8 pages with 15 bw photos. FEP: maps of the Narvik Fiords, and of Eastern Mediterranean. REP: maps of the Russian convoy route and of the Battle of the Java Sea. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, nice price-clipped dust jacket. A few small rubs on endpapers and a little light foxing on outside page edges, o/wise contents near fine. Scarce. 22.2 x 14.2.

71781
THOMAS, Lowell
RAIDERS OF THE DEEP
$40.00 AUD

William Heinemann. London. 1937. May 1933 reprint of the 1929 original. X, (2), 363 PP plus 16 pages with 31 b/w photos. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, colourful dust jacket with a few small pieces missing, now in a protective sleeve. Signature of previous owner on FFEP, o/wise a very nice clean copy. 22.4 x 14.5.

German U-Boats during WWI.

40045
THOMAZI, A.
MARINS BATISSEURS D'EMPIRE - I - ASIE - OCEANIE - Visages de la Marine Volume 2
$20.00 AUD

Horizons de France. Paris. 1946. 64 PP with 75 b/w illustrations. Fp: Map of the French colonies in Asia and the Pacific. Soft cover, dj (lightly soiled). Notes on endpapers and Page 5. Ageing of paper and covers a little soiled. Very good. French text. 23.2 x 18.5.

India, French Polynesia, New Caledonia, Cochinchina, Indochina.

40046
THOMAZI, A.
MARINS BATISSEURS D'EMPIRE - III - AMERIQUE
$20.00 AUD

Horizons de France. Paris. 1947. 1st Ed. Volume 5 in the Visages de la Marine series. 64 PP with 68 b/w illustrations. Fp: Map of the French colonies in America. Soft cover, dj with gilt title on front . Fine. French text. 23.2 x 18.5.

Nouvelle France / Canada - French West Indies - South America.

49754
TROJCA, Waldemar, & SZEWCZYK, Andrezej
KRIEGSMARINE AT WAR
$35.00 AUD

Model Hobby. Katowice, Poland. 2005. 1st Ed. 208 PP with 27 colour illustrations (16 photos and 11 artworks) and 375 b/w photos. Pictorial laminated boards. Polish and English text. Fine. 30 x 21. 8360041075

52688
USN
AIRCRAFT CARRIERS OF THE UNITED STATES NAVY 1922 TO 1947
$20.00 AUD

Topmill Pty Ltd. Sydney. 1999. 1st edition, "Photofile No. 6". 88 PP with tables, 25 line drawings by A. D. Baker III, 90 b/w and 17 colour photos. Pictorial stiff covers. Very good. 30 x 21 9781876278636

67142
USN
Commissioning of United States Ship SIMON LAKE (AS-33)
$25.00 AUD

Puget Sound Naval Shipyard / Department of the Navy. Bremerton, Washington State / Washington, D. C.. 1964. 1st edition, November 1964. Messages from: The Honourable Paul Nitze, Secretary of the Navy - Admiral David L. McDonald, Chief of Naval Operations - Rear Admiral Eugene B. Fluckey, Commander Submarine Force, US Pacific Fleet. 48 PP with b/w illustrations (1 drawing, 19 photos and 66 portraits). Centrefold program of the Commissioning Ceremonies, 7 November 1964. Pictorial soft cover, staples removed, o/wise near fine. 20.4 x 13.3.

USS Simon Lake (AS-33): A Polaris Submarine Tender.

52722
[USN]
AIRCRAFT CARRIERS. The Mightiest Warships Afloat !
$15.00 AUD

Topmill / Australian Warship.Sydney. c. 2002. 1st Ed. No pagination, 32 PP with 37 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 33 x 22.5.

Pictorial presentation of aircraft carriers. Aircraft and deck operations.

17428
VAN DER VAT, Dan
STEALTH AT SEA, The History of the Submarine
$10.00 AUD

Weidenfeld and Nicolson. London. 1994. 1st UK Ed. X, 374 PP with 4 full-page maps in text plus 16 pages with 31 b/w illust. Hard cover, dj. Ex-library copy with a stamp and number on the title-page. Lacks the FFEP. Dust jacket has a label and is in a protective sleeve. Contents are otherwise clean. Still a very good copy. 24 x 16. 029781351X

The technological, political and diplomatic background to the development of the submarine and its weaponry.

22793
VEGO, Milan
SOVIET NAVY TODAY
$5.00 AUD

Arms and Armour Press. London. 1986. 1st Ed., No. 6 in the Warships Illustrated series. 68 PP with 8 colour and 112 bw photos. Title spread: A Kresta I Class guided missile cruiser. Pict. soft cover (Aircraft Carrier Minsk). Very good. 24.6 x 18.6. 0853687633

18371
VERCOE, A. Guy
ENGLISH WARSHIPS IN THE DAYS OF SAIL, A Brief Historical Guide for Model Makers
$10.00 AUD

Percival Marshall. London. 1933. 1st Ed. 72, (4 adverts) PP, plus 24 b/w plates. Hard cover with pictorial pasted down on front board. Spine & back cover faded and a little marked. Stamp of previous owner on front endpaper. Occasional foxing, o/wise a very good copy. 22.8 x 15.8.

34809
VON MÜNCHING, L. L.
VLIEGKAMPSCHEPEN
$10.00 AUD

De Alkenreeks. Alkmaar, Netherlands. c. 1962. 1st Ed., No. 95 in De Alkenreeks Beeld Encyclopedie. 64 PP with 13 plans and 50 b/w photos. Title page: USN Helicopter-Carrier Okinawa. Pictorial laminated boards (fading at top of front board). Fine. Dutch text. 15 x 11.

Aircraft carriers.

38243
WARD, John
SHIPS OF WORLD WAR II
$10.00 AUD

Brown Partworks. London. 2000. 1st Ed. 96 PP with over 90 b/w photographs. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Fine. 28.7 x 22.3. 1840440686

Main warships. Design, development and service history for each ship.

16781
WARNER, Oliver
FIGHTING SAIL, Three Hundred Years of Warfare at Sea
$25.00 AUD

Cassell. London. 1979. 1st Ed. Foreword by Admiral of the Fleet, The Earl Mountbatten of Burma. XIV, 192 PP with b/w illustrations, plus 16 pages with 16 colour illustrations. Fp. Eps. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 28 x 22.5. 0304300039

Sea warfare from the end of the 15th to the early 19th century.

52106
WARNER, Oliver
NELSON AND THE AGE OF FIGHTING SAIL
$10.00 AUD

Cassell. London. 1963. 1st Ed. No. 3 in the Cassell Caravel Books series, in consultation with Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz. 153 PP with b/w & colour illustratrions. Eps: Painting depicting five ships on which Nelson served. Hard cover, iIlustrated front and back covers. Covers slightly rubbed. Occasional foxing. Prize plate on front endpaper. Very good. 26 x 18.2.

35455
WARSHIPS
THE GATEFOLD BOOK OF THE WORLD'S GREAT WARSHIPS
$10.00 AUD

Sandstone Books / Brown Books. Sydney. 1998. Reprint of the 1994 UK original. (8) PP with 4 colour photos, plus 36 pull-out gatefolds. Each gatefold (29.5 x 86) with a cut-away in colour, and b/w or colour illustrations. Pictorial laminated boards, spiral bound. Some foxing, o/wise very good. 30.7 x 26. 1897884028

From the Roman Galley and the Viking Longship, to the Dreadnought, the Nimitz etc...

53833
WARSHIPS
THE GATEFOLD BOOK OF THE WORLD'S GREAT WARSHIPS
$10.00 AUD

Brown Books. London. 1994. 1st Ed. (8) PP with 4 colour photos, plus 36 pull-out gatefolds. Each gatefold (29.5 x 86) with a cut-away in colour, and b/w or colour illustrations. Pictorial laminated boards, spiral bound. Fine. 30.7 x 26. 1897884028

From the Roman Galley and the Viking Longship, to the Dreadnought, the Nimitz etc...

60795
WARSHIPS
OORLOGSSCHEPEN - Maxikaarten
$30.00 AUD

Uitgeverij Atlas . Huizen, Netherlands. c. 1998. 1st Ed. No pagination, a 4 pages flyer with a total of 17 dividers and 96 cards with either b/w or colour photos on the recto, and on its verso: National flag, characteristics, plans, sketches and technical data. Loose condition. Dutch text. Fine. Format of cards: 25 x 20.

Aircraft Carriers / Vliegdekschepen: 12. Battleships / Slagschepen: 24. Cruisers / Kruisers: 19. Destroyers: 9. Frigates / Fregatten: 12. Corvettes / Korvetten: 3. Torpedo Boat / Torpedoboten: 1. Submarines / Onderzeeboten: 7. Hulpschepen: 4. Amphibious Ship / Amfibische Schepen: 2. Minesweepers / Mijnenvegers: 2. Training Ship / Opleidingsschip: 1. Patrouilleschepen. Lichte Escorteschepen. Mijnenleggers. Motertorpedoboten. Opnemingsschepen.

72442
WATTON, Ross
THE AIRCRAFT CARRIER VICTORIOUS
$120.00 AUD

Conway. London. 2004. Reprint of the 1991 1st Ed. in "The Anatomy of the Ship" series. 160 PP with 27 b/w photos, 6 tables & over 350 perspective and 3-view drawings. Fp: "Victorious" as she appeared in January 1965. Hard cover, dj (in a protective mylar sleeve). Names of previous owners at top of FFEP, o/wise a fine copy. Scarce. Oblong: 24.5 x 25.8. 0851775802

16776
WATTS, Anthony J.
FAST ATTACK CRAFT
$5.00 AUD

Arms and Armour. London. 1992. 1st Ed. 72 pages with 3 pages of plans, 75 b/w photos and 16 colour photos. Pict. card cover. Fine. Oblong: 18.8 x 24.4. 185409081X

Modern developments of these successors to the MTB, PT Boats, E Boats of WWII.

32263
WATTS, Anthony J.
A SOURCE BOOK OF NAVAL AIRCRAFT AND AIRCRAFT CARRIERS
$10.00 AUD

Ward Lock. London. 1982. Reprint of the 1977 original. 128 PP with 108 b/w photos. Fp: Eugene Ely taking off from the American light cruiser USS Birmingham on November 14, 1910. Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. 11.8 x 16.5. 0706360524

34135
WATTS, Anthony J.
ALLIED SUBMARINES
$5.00 AUD

Macdonald & Jane's. London. 1977. 1st Ed., in the World War 2 Fact Files series. 64 PP with tables, and 96 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 26.7 x 20.3. 0354010115

43658
WATTS, Anthony J. (editor)
A SOURCE BOOK OF SUBMARINES AND SUBMERSIBLES
$10.00 AUD

Ward Lock. London. 1978. Reprint of the 1976 original. 128 PP with 3 sketch plans and over 100 b/w photos. Fp: The Oyashion, 1956 of the Uzushio Class. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. Oblong: 12 x 17. 0706350332

32109
WATTS, Anthony J. (Edit.)
WARSHIPS AND NAVIES REVIEW
$10.00 AUD

Ian Allan. London. 1974. 1st Ed. 96 PP with tables, 1 map, 3 graphs, and 71 b/w photos. Title page: A Soviet H-11 submarine. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Dust jacket with small pieces missing. Very good. 24.2 x 18. 0711003858

16839
WATTS, Anthony J. (editor)
WARSHIPS AND NAVIES 1973
$10.00 AUD

Ian Allan. London. 1972. 1st Ed. 136 PP with 13 colour photos, 116 b/w photos & paintings and 2 line drawings. Fp: Harrier hovering above Ark Royal. Hard cover, dj. Very good. 24.2 x 18. 0711003858

35873
WELHAM, Michael G.
NAVAL ELITE UNITS
$10.00 AUD

Arms & Armour Press. London. 1990. Fotofax series. 48 pages with 83 b/w photos. Soft pictorial cover. Fine. 24.5 x 19. 1854090550

18714
WESTWOOD, J. N.
FIGHTING SHIPS OF WORLD WAR II
$10.00 AUD

Book Club Associates. London. 1976. Reprint of 1975 Ed. 160 PP with 105 b/w photos & 30 tables. Hard cover, dj. Spine of dust jacket lightly sunned. Faint foxing. Very good. 25.4 x 19.2.

Battleships, aircraft carriers, cruisers, destroyers, submarines and escorts. P.105-158: Chronology of the War at sea.

72621
WHITE, David Fairbank
BITTER OCEAN: The Dramatic Story of the Battle of the Atlantic 1939-1945
$15.00 AUD

Headline Review. London. 2007. 2nd printing of the paperback edition (original of 2006). (8), 350, (4) PP, plus 1 map on double page and 16 pages with 27 b/w photos. Pictorial stiff covers. Neat Ex Libris stamp of previous owner on preliminary page, o/wise fine. 198.7 x 13. 9780755310890

70778
WHITE, Michael W. D.
AUSTRALIAN SUBMARINES. A History
$80.00 AUD

AGPS. Canberra. 1992. 1st Ed. Foreword by Vice Admiral I. D. G. MacDougall. XIV, 284 PP with 94 figures (maps, sketches, photos), plus 1 folded plate (figure 37) with profiles of J5 and J6, and AEI and AE2 (between pages 86 & 87). Fp: Author at periscope of "Otway" in 1968. Pictorial soft cover, dj. Ex library copy with stamps on half title page and title page. Covers and dust jacket lightly rubbed/creased. Faint foxing spots on outside edges. Still a very good copy of a now scarce item. 25 x 17.6. 064424397X

The fortunes of the Australian Submarine Service from 1910 to the present (1992).

53438
WHITEHEAD, Christopher
CARRIER CAVALCADE (in Army and Navy Modelworld - Vol 1, No.10)
$5.00 AUD

Necast Publishing. Cuffley, Herts. 1984. February 1984. 429-468 PP with b/w illustrations. Contains article P. 454 to 457 with 6 b/w photos (3 of model aircraft carriers). Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 29.7 x 21.

Aircraft Carriers.

33028
WHITLEY, M. J.
CRUISERS OF WORLD WAR TWO - An International Encyclopedia
$50.00 AUD

Naval Institute Press. Annapolis. 1995. 1st US Ed. 288 PP with tables and 395 b/w illust. (photos and line drawings). Title spread: "Chester" on 20 july 1943. Hard cover, dj (in a protective mylar sleeve). Neat ex-libris stamp of previous owner, o/wise a fine copy. Scarce. 25.2 x 24.8. 1557501416

72439
WHITLEY, M. J.
DESTROYERS OF WORLD WAR TWO - An International Encyclopedia
$70.00 AUD

Naval Institute Press. Annapolis. 2002. Reprint of 1988 1st Ed. 320 PP with tables and over 480 b/w illust. (photos and line drawings). Half title page: "Janus" as completed. Title spread: "Casque" in August 1942. Hard cover, dj in a protective sleeve. Neat small ex-libris stamp on FFEP, o/wise a fine copy. 25.2 x 24.8. 0870213261

72448
WHITLEY, M. J.
BATTLESHIPS OF WORLD WAR TWO - An International Encyclopedia
$100.00 AUD

Naval Institute Press. Annapolis. 1998. 1st US Ed. 320 PP with tables and over 250 b/w illustrations (photos and line drawings). Title spread: the French Battleship "Strasbourg" on 23 May 1942. Hard cover, dj (in a protective mylar sleeve). Neat ex-libris stamp of previous owner on FFEP, o/wise a fine copy. Scarce. 25.2 x 24.8. 9781557501844

72477
WHITLEY, M. J.
GERMAN CRUISERS OF WORLD WAR TWO
$45.00 AUD

Naval Institute Press. Annapolis. 1985. 1st UIS edition. 176 PP with b/w illust. (ship plans & sketches, maps & photos & tables). Title spread: "C" and "D" turrets of Admiral Hipper. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket in a protective sleeve. Neat "Ex-Libris" stamp of previous owner on front endpaper. Contents fine. 25.2 x 24.5. 0870212176

The design, construction and operational history of German cruisers between 1920 and 1945. Heavy cruisers: Admiral Hipper, Prinz Eugen, .. Light cruisers: Konigsberg, Koln.

72478
WHITLEY, M. J.
GERMAN CAPITAL SHIPS OF WORLD WAR TWO
$50.00 AUD

Arms & Armour Press. London. 1990. Reprint of the 1989 original. 224 PP with b/w illustrations (ship plans & sketches, maps & photos & tables). Title spread: Trondheim, 11 June 1940 with Gneisenau, Scharnhorst, Kondor, Lody. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket in a protective sleeve. Neat "Ex-Libris" stamp of previous owner on front endpaper, o/wise fine. 25.2 x 24.5. 9780853689706

The design, construction and operational history of German Capital Ships: Deutschland, Admiral Scheer, Admiral Graf Spee...

34823
WIENER, Friedrich
MODERNE SEEMACHT - Zur Lage auf den Weltmeeren
$10.00 AUD

J. F. Lehmanns. Munchen, Germany. 1972. 1st Ed. 224 PP with 5 organigrams, 14 maps, 47 b/w photos and plans. Pictorial card cover. Near fine. German text. 15.5 x 10.5. 3469004374

Modern seapower on the oceans of the world.

72587
WILLIAMSON, Gordon
GERMAN DESTROYERS - 1939-45
$25.00 AUD

Osprey Publishing. Oxford. 2003. 1st Ed. 48 PP with b/w photos and artwoks in colour by Ian Palmer on covers, title page and on pages 25 to 32. Pictorial stiff covers. Neat name stamp of previous owner on title-page, o/wise fine. 24.8 x 18.5. 9781841765044

18116
WILLMOTT, H. P.
WARSHIPS
$10.00 AUD

Octopus Books. London. 1975. 1st Ed. in the Modern Military series. Introduction by Aram Bakshian, Jr. 144 PP with tables, maps, plans and bw/colour illustrations. Title-page: Main deck of USS Arkansas during WWII. Half title-page: HMS Warspite (nuclear submarine). Eps: US Battleship firing. Illustrated hard cover, dj. Signature of previous owner on front endpaper, o/wise near fine. 28.5 x 21.2. 0706403568

Sea power since the ironclad.

20898
WILSON, Michael
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY - Major Warships - No.1 in the Royal Australian Navy Profile series
$5.00 AUD

Topmill Pty. Ltd. . Sydney. c. 1993. 1st Ed. 64 PP with bw & colour photos. Illustrated endpapers. Pict. soft cover. Fine. 27 x 20.5. 0646127217

Battlecruisers, cruisers, carriers (seaplanes & aircraft), support ships.

20953
WILSON, Michael
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY - Australian Submarines, Destroyers and Escorts - No.2 in the Royal Australian Navy Profile series
$5.00 AUD

Topmill. Sydney. c. 1993. 1st Ed. 80 PP with b/w and colour photos. Pictorial stiff covers. Near fine. 29.6 x 20.8. 0646180193

17335
WINGATE, John
HMS BELFAST / EDINBURGH CLASS CRUISER 1939-71
$25.00 AUD

Profile Publications. London. 1971. No. 29 in the Warship Profile series, (1st Warship Profile Special). No pagination, 32 PP, with colour artworks at centrefold (badge, profiles), 4 sketch-plans, and 64 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 25.2 x 18.7.

Commissioned 5th August 1939, Arctic convoys duty... Museum since Trafalgar Day, 21st October 1971.

19076
WINGATE, John (editor)
WARSHIPS IN PROFILE - Volume 2
$75.00 AUD

Profile Publications. London. 1973. 1st Ed. (8), 292, (8 index) PP with b/w illustrations (maps, plans and photos) and 12 full-colour centrefolds (2 double length). Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price-clipped). Near fine. 25.7 x 19. 0853830614

12 profiles : HMS Exeter - SMS Seydlitz - USS Enterprise (CVAN-65) - HM S/M Upholder - RN Zara - Kriegsmarine Bismarck - HMS Hood - HMS Hesperus - USS Tennessee - IJN Yukikase - HMS Furious.

34508
WINTON, John
THE FIGHTING TEMERAIRE
$5.00 AUD

Coward, McCann & Geoghegan. New York. 1971. 1st US edition. 239 PP. Cloth cover, dj (rubbed). Foxing on outside edges. Very good. 21.8 x 14.7.

Novel. Polaris submarine Téméraire in the Black Sea.

21007
WORTH, Jack
BRITISH WARSHIPS SINCE 1945, Part 4: Minesweepers
$10.00 AUD

Maritime Books. Liskeard, Cornwall, UK. c. 1984. 1st Ed. 160 PP with tables, and 121 b/w photos. Title page: Minesweeper M 295. Pict. card cover. Fine. 21 x 14.8. 0907771122

36818
WRAGG, David
CARRIER COMBAT
$10.00 AUD

Sutton. London. 1997. 1st Ed. VIII, 291 PP with 6 profiles, 8 maps and 143 b/w photos, plus 16 pages with 27 colour photos. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 27 x 20.. 0750913975

World War II to the Gulf War.

74186
WYNN, Kenneth
U-BOAT OPERATIONS OF THE SECOND WORLD WAR - Volume 2: Career Histories, U511-UIT25
$70.00 AUD

Caxton Editions. London. 2003. Reprint of 1998 1st Ed. (VI), 312 PP with 9 sketch-maps. Laminated boards, dust jacket. Fine. 30.2 x 21.5. 1840675268

Career histories and appendices with: U-Boat commanders, U-Boat groups, Allied warship and merchant ships sunk, damaged or attacked.

72505
YOUNG, Edward
ONE OF OUR SUBMARINES
$10.00 AUD

Rupert Hart-Davis. London. 1953. 5th Impression of the 1952 original. 316, (4 epilogue & ship's company) PP with 9 maps, and 12 illustrations, plus 22 pages with 1 paintings and 36 b/w photos. Eps: Diagrams of H.M. Submarine Storm. Cloth cover a little soiled. Offsetting of endpapers, light foxing around edges. Name stamp on front endpaper and a bookplate of a previous owner on the verso. Otherwise contents clean and a very good reading copy. 22 x 14.5.

WWII submarine warfare in the North Atlantic and the Mediterranean followed by H.M. Submarine Storm in the Indian Ocean and Indonesian/Malayan waters.

75658
ZUCKER, Captain Channing M. (editor)
HISTORIC NAVAL SHIPS VISITORS GUIDE
$20.00 AUD

Historic Naval Ships Association of North America. Annapolis, Maryland. 1993. 1st Ed. Foreword by Dean C. Allard. VI, (2), 54, PP with 75 b/w photos. Soft covers, pictorial front. Near fine. 28 x 2.1.3..

A guide to more than 65 classic ships on public display.