Maritime Books

Sea Battles - Trafalgar & Nelson

Last update: Thursday, 29 February 2024.

43538
ADELPHI PAPERS
POWER AT SEA - I: The New Environment - II: Super-powers and Navies & III: Competition and Conflict
$20.00 AUD

International Institute for Strategic Studies. London. 1976. 1st Ed., Adelphi Papers Nos 122, 123 and 124. Adelphi Paper 122: (4), 39 PP with 3 tables. Adelphi Paper 123: (4), 32 PP with 3 figures. Adelphi Paper 124: (6), 36 PP. Soft cover. Fine set. 24.5 x 18.3. 0900492 / 937 / 953

I (123): The New Environment. II (123): Super-powers and Navies. III (124): Competition and Conflict.

16784
ALLEN, Kenneth
SAILORS IN BATTLE
$10.00 AUD

London. 1966. Odhams. 1st Ed. 160 PP with 28 b/w illustrations by Martha Hart. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Light foxing on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 21.5 x 14.

Twenty-four centuries of war at sea: from the Battle of Salamis in 480 BC to the Battle of Matapan in 1941.

38793
ALLEN, Thomas B., CLIFTON BERRY, F., & POLMAR, Norman
CNN WAR IN THE GULF
$10.00 AUD

Turner Publishing, Inc. Atlanta. 1991. 1st paperback edition. 240 PP with colour illustrations (maps, plans and photos). Pictorial card cover. Fine. 27.5 x 21.5. 1878685015

From the invasion of Kuwait, August 1990, to the Day of Victory, February 1991, and Beyond.

34228
BELL, Douglas
SEAMEN OF BRITAIN
$10.00 AUD

Thomas Nelson and Sons. London. 1943. 1st Ed. VII, 8-288 PP, plus 8 b/w plates. Fp: Admiral Lord Nelson. Cloth cover, dj. War economy paper, foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. 22.2 x 15.

Accounts of British Seamen from the days of Chaucer's Shipman of Dartmouth to the men who boarded the Altmark in 1940.

48415
BELL, Douglas
SEAMEN OF BRITAIN
$5.00 AUD

Thomas Nelson and Sons. London. 1943. 1st Ed. VII, 8-288 PP, plus 8 b/w plates. Fp: Admiral Lord Nelson. Cloth cover, dj (price-clipped). Head of spine of dust jacket chipped. Ex library copy with small stamp on title page, and pocket on rear endpaper. War economy paper, foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. 22.2 x 15.

Accounts of British Seamen from the days of Chaucer's Shipman of Dartmouth to the men who boarded the Altmark in 1940.

20152
BELLIS H.
ADMIRAL NELSON
$10.00 AUD

McGraw-Hill Far Eastern Publishers. Singapore. 1970. 1st Ed. in the Historical Characters series. (6), 58 PP with 4 maps, 23 colour and 10 b/w illustrations. Fp: the Victory at Portsmouth. Illustrated hard covers. Light foxing. Very good. 21 x 21.

43828
BENNETT, Vivienne (editor)
IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM NORTH
$10.00 AUD

Imperial War Museum North. Manchester. 2002. 1st Ed. 48 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 28 x 23. 1901623858

Catalogue of this Museum opened in 2002, its purpose and the exhibitions.

16889
BOWEN, Frank C.
WOODEN WALLS IN ACTION
$15.00 AUD

Halton & Co. London. 1951. 1st Ed. VIII, 144 PP with 64 full-page b/w paintings, plus 4 colour plates. Fp (in colour): The last fight of the Revenge, 1591. Cloth cover, engraved vignette on front board, dj (price clipped). Sellotape marks on dj & endpapers, faint foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise a very good clean copy. 25.2 x 18.5.

Brief account of many naval engagements in the days of wooden hulls and iron men.

38877
BRADFORD, Ernle
NELSON, The Essential Hero
$5.00 AUD

Macmillan. London. 1977. 1st Ed. 368 PP with 11 maps & plans, plus 8 pages with 15 b/w illust. Hard cover, gilt title on spine. Foxing spots on outside edges, lower part of spine rubbed. Renewed endpapers. Very good. 24 x 15.7. 0333185617

38794
BRENNER, Eliot & HARWOOD, William
DESERT STORM: The Weapons of War
$10.00 AUD

Fontana. London. 1991. 1st Ed. 96 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 27.5 x 21.2. 00066377300

Air, land, and sea techno-weapons in the Persian Gulf.

46530
BRETT, Bernard
HISTORY OF WORLD SEAPOWER
$10.00 AUD

Deans International Publishing. London. 1985. 1st Ed. 256 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Titlespread: The Pursuit of the Graf Spee by Norman Wilkinson. Pictorial laminated boards. Near fine. 32.5 x 23.5. 0603036724

45404
BRUCE, George
SEA BATTLES OF THE 20TH CENTURY
$10.00 AUD

Hamlyn. London. 1976. 2nd impression of the 1975 original. 160 PP with 3 battle diagrams, 6 maps and 194 b/w photos. Eps: Admiral Graf Spee burning in Montevideo Road, 17 December 1939. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 30.5 x 22.5. 0600380963

16748
BRYANT, Sir Arthur
NELSON
$15.00 AUD

Collins. London. 1971. 1st reprint of the 1970 original. 173 PP with 83 b/w illust. (paintings, plans, maps,..) & 5 tables in text, plus 12 colour illust. Fp: Nelson Wounded at Teneriffe. Eps: Scene at the Battle of Trafalgar. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Faint foxing. Very good. 24.5 x 16. 0001922556

Life of Nelson, his three major victories: Nile at Aboukir, Baltic at Copenhagen, and against Villeneuve at Trafalgar.

71787
CARMAN, W.Y.
THE ROYAL ARTILLERY
$15.00 AUD

Osprey Publishing. London. 1973. 1st Ed. in the Men-at-Arms Series. 40 PP with b/w and colour plates by Michael Roffe. Illustrated card covers. Very good. 24.5 x 18. 085045140X

56188
CHACK, Paul
PETITS NAVIRES GRANDES LUTTES
$10.00 AUD

Les Editions de France. Paris. 1938. 1st Ed., in collection Marins à la Bataille. 117, (3) PP with 1 battle diagram, 3 maps and 15 b/w illustrations by Haffner. Pictorial soft cover. Ageing of paper. French text. Very good. 19 x 14.

67307
CHANDLER, David G. (Foreword)
THE TIMECHART OF MILITARY HISTORY
$15.00 AUD

The Timechart Company / Worth Press. London. 1999. 1st Ed. 152 PP with b/w and (mostly) colour illustrations. Title spread: US Marines at Iwo Jima. Eps: Medieval "bombard". Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Small chip at top edge of front cover of dust jacket. Near fine. 31.5 x 25. 9781903025000

Pages 57 to 89: A - Z of Great Battles.

48053
CHARON, Annie, CLAERR, Thierry & MOUREAU, François (editors)
LE LIVRE MARITIME AU SIECLE DES LUMIERES. Edition et diffusion des connaissances maritimes (1750-1850)
$25.00 AUD

Presses de l'Université de Paris-Sorbonne. Paris. 2005. 1st Ed., in collection Roland Mousnier. 265, (3) PP with 29 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 24 x 15.8. 2840503638

17 papers by: Etienne Taillemite, John Hattendorf, Hélène Richard... Michèle Polak.

35206
CHATTERTON, E. Keble
BATTLES BY SEA
$10.00 AUD

EP Publishing. London. 1975. Republication of the 1925 original. XV, 271 PP with 1 map, and 1 battle plan, plus 32 b/w plates. Fp: H.M.S. Invincible. Hard cover, simile velum, dj (price clipped). Occasional foxing. Near fine. 22.2 x 14.5. 0715810774

Battles of the Galley period, the Sailing-Ship period, and the age of Steam.

49075
CHATTERTON, E. Keble
BATTLES BY SEA
$15.00 AUD

Sidgwick and Jackson. London. 1925. 1st Ed. XV, 271 PP with 1 map and 1 battle plan, plus 32 b/w plates. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Very little foxing. Near fine. 21.4 x 15.

Battles of the Galley period, the Sailing-Ship period, and the age of Steam.

49076
CHATTERTON, E. Keble
THE STORY OF THE BRITISH NAVY, From the Earliest Times to the Present Day
$20.00 AUD

Mills & Boon, Ltd. London. 1911. 1st Ed. XIV, 372 PP, plus 1 colour and 50 b/w plates. Fp (in colour): H.M.S. Neptune. Cloth cover, colour vignette (one corner torn) on front cover, gilt title on spine. Covers rubbed at hinges. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Occasional foxing, o/wise contents are near fine. 23.2 x 15.

22619
COSTELLO, J. & HUGHES, Terry
THE BATTLE OF THE ATLANTIC
$10.00 AUD

Collins. London. 1977. 1st Ed. (6), 314 PP with b/w illust. (maps, photos, tables). Title-page: Convoy. FEP: Mappemonde of WWII. REP: Type VIIc U-Boat. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 26 x 19.6. 00021604810

The battle which spanned all the war years in European waters.

22872
COSTELLO, J. & HUGHES, Terry
THE BATTLE OF THE ATLANTIC
$5.00 AUD

Collins. London. 1977. 1st Ed. (6), 314 PP with b/w illust. (maps, photos, tables). Title-page: Convoy. FEP: Mappemonde of WWII. REP: Type VIIc U-Boat. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Sellotape marks on endpapers, and stamp of previous owner on title page. Very good. 26 x 19.6. 021604810

The battle which spanned all the war years in European waters.

22873
COSTELLO, J. & HUGHES, Terry
THE BATTLE OF THE ATLANTIC
$10.00 AUD

Book Club Associates. London. 1977 Reprint of the 1977 original. (6), 314 PP with b/w illust. (maps, photos, tables). Title-page: Convoy. FEP: Mappemonde of WWII. REP: Type VIIc U-Boat. Hard cover, dj. Very good. 26 x 19.6.

The battle which spanned all the war years in European waters.

55285
CROWLEY, Roger
EMPIRES OF THE SEA - The Final Battle for the Mediterranean 1521-1580
$20.00 AUD

Faber and Faber. London. 2008. 1st Ed. XVI, 341 PP with 3 headpieces, 4 maps and 38 b/w illustrations (5 on double page), plus 8 pages with 1 b/w and 15 colour illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise fine. 24 x 15.6. 9780571232307

22077
DARMAN, Peter (editor)
WARFARE AT SEA
$10.00 AUD

Blitz Edition. London. 1997. Reprint. 96 PP with detailed full-colour cutaway artwork, and over 130 bw & colour photos. Pict. laminated boards, dj. Fine. 30.4 x 22.2. 1856053687

Submarine weapons systems - anti-submarine mortars and missiles - rockets, torpedoes, guns....

38796
DAVID, Peter
TRIUMPH IN THE DESERT - The Challenge - The Fighting - The Legacy
$15.00 AUD

Random House. New York. 1991. 1st edition (stated), with a foreword by General Colin L. Powell. X, 209, (3) pp with b/w and colour illustrations. Hard cover, gilt title on cloth spine, dj. Near fine. 28 x 24 0679407227

A commemorative photo history of the Gulf War.

16818
DAVIES, Paul
THE BATTLE OF TRAFALGAR
$10.00 AUD

Pan Books. London. 1972. 1st Ed. in the Panorama of History series. 64 PP with 1 map, 1 battle plan, 8 tail pieces, 16 b/w and 20 colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. Oblong: 17.8 x 22.2. 0330028545

21st October 1805.

16875
DOMVILLE-FIFE, Charles W.
EVOLUTION OF SEA POWER - Studies of Modern Naval Warfare and the Effect of Evolution on the Basis and Employment of Sea Power
$15.00 AUD

Rich & Cowan. London. 1939. 1st Ed. 258 PP, plus 30 pages with 38 b/w photos and 2 folded maps. Fp: British battleships Resolution & Ramilles. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price-clipped). Foxing. Very good. 23.5 x 15.8.

44787
FERNANDEZ-ARMESTO, Felipe
THE SPANISH ARMADA - The Experience of War in 1588
$10.00 AUD

Oxford University Press. Oxford. 1989. 1st paperback edition of the 1988 original. XII, 300 PP with 2 maps and 87 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Ageing of paper around outside edges. 23 pages with lines highlighted. A good reading copy. 23.4 x 15.6. 192851969

49064
FIELD, Col. Cyril
THE MASTERY OF THE SEA
$10.00 AUD

Blackie & Son. London. 1929. 1st Ed., in the Enterprise Library series. 239 PP with 35 b/w illustrations, plus 24 b/w plates. Fp: H. M. S. Hood. Cloth cover, illustration on front cover and spine. Few fleck marks on covers, o/wise very good. 19 x 13.5.

55620
FITZSIMONS, Bernard (editor)
ILLUSTRATED MODERN WARFARE
$10.00 AUD

London. 1978. Phoebus Publishing. Bound copies of 12 weekly issues of Purnell's Illustrated Encyclopedia of Modern Weapons and Warfare. A total of 240 PP with b/w photos and coloured illustrations by John Batchelor, plus 12 original wrappers. Pictorial Laminated boards. Very good. 30 x 22.5.

Issues 25, 55, 77, 87 to 90, 92 to 95 and 97.

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

18086
FOSTER, Simon
HIT THE BEACH !, Amphibious Warfare from the Plains of Abraham to San Carlos Water
$15.00 AUD

Arms & Armour Press. London. 1995. 1st Ed. 223 PP with 9 maps, plus 48 pages with 90 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24 x 16. 1854092685

Study of four amphibious campaigns: Quebec in 1759, Dardanelles in 1915-16, Inchon, South Korea in 1950, and San Carlos, Falkland Islands in 1982.

68616
FOSTER, Thomas
The Pictorial History of SEA BATTLES...
$5.00 AUD

Paul Hamlyn. Sydney. 1974. 1st Australian edition. 128 PP with maps, b/w and colour illustrations. Hard cover (laminated), dj. Name of previous owner on FEP (blocked out). Stamp of "The Tasmanian Maritime and Folk Museum" on title page. Very good. 29 x 22. 0600073076

The struggle for control of the sea from slave galleys (Salamis and Preveza) to battleships (Bismarck, Tirpitz and battle of Leyte Gulf).

56867
FRENCH, Joseph Lewis
GREAT SEA STORIES
$10.00 AUD

New York. 1945. Tudor Publishing. Reprint of the 1921 original. Foreword by William V. Pratt. XIV, (2), 491 PP. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Covers rubbed and speckled. Foxing. Good reading copy. 20.7 X 14.

Texts by: James Fenimore Cooper, R.H. Dana, Victor Hugo... Jack London ... Pierre Loti... W. Clark Russell...

41369
GARDINER, Robert (editor)
THE CAMPAIGN OF TRAFALGAR 1803-1805
$15.00 AUD

Caxton Editions & The National Maritime Museum. London. 1997. Reprint in the Caxton Pictorial Histories series of the 1997 original published by Chatham. 192 PP with tables and over 300 b/w illustrations. Title spread: climax of the greatest battle of the age of sail. 'Victory of Trafalgar', in the Rear. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Fine. 29.5 x 24.8. 1840673583

Trafalgar: the culmination of a campaign that began as soon as war between England and France was resumed in May 1803.

72514
GARDINER, Robert (editor)
NELSON AGAINST NAPOLEON - From the Nile to Copenhagen, 1798-1801
$25.00 AUD

Caxton Editions & National Maritime Museum. London. 2001. Reprint in the Caxton Pictorial Histories series of the 1997 original. 192 PP with over 300 b/w illustrations. Title spread: British forces landing at Aboukir, March 1801. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Dust jacket in a protective sleeve. Review by Norman Hurst loosely inserted. Fine. 29.5 x 25.2. 1840673613

Battles for the Mediterranean: Aboukir (Nile), Minorca, Malta... Colonial and commerce warfare in the West Indies, the Red Sea and in the East Indies.... Battle of Copenhagen.

73583
GORDON PUGH, P. D.
NELSON AND HIS SURGEONS / Nelson Chirurgiique
$30.00 AUD

E. & S. Livingstone Ltd. Edinburgh. 1968. 1st hard cover edition. Foreword by H. Jackson Burrows. (86), 68 PP with 47 plates (3 colour and 44 b/w), printed on superior gloss paper. Hard covers, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket is a little soiled, o/wise a near fine copy. 25.3 x 19. 2. 0443006067

Monograph based on an Exhibition held at the Royal Naval Hospital, Haslar, on 15 April 1967.

45673
GRAHAM, Winston
THE SPANISH ARMADAS
$15.00 AUD

Dorset Press. New York. 1987. Reprint of the 1972 original. 288 PP with 109 b/w illustrations and 32 colour plates. Fp: First Armada in the English Channel, 1588. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 26 x 19.5. 0880291680

The successive clashes between the fleets of Britain and Spain, from the 1588 defeat of the Great Armada to the signing of peace in 1604.

46364
GRENFELL, Captain Russell
NELSON THE SAILOR
$10.00 AUD

The Macmillan Company. New York. 1950. 1st printing of the US edition. (10), 235 PP with 4 diagrams (St. Vincent, Nile, Copenhagen and Trafalgar), plus 5 b/w plates. Fp: Nelson, a bust by Flaxman. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price-clipped). Dust jacket rubbed and chipped. Foxing spots on outside edges. Internally a very good copy. 20.8 x 14.

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.

30163
GROVE, Eric
GREAT BATTLES OF THE ROYAL NAVY, as commemorated in the gunroom, Britannia Royal Naval College, Dartmouth
$15.00 AUD

Arms and Armour Press. London. 1994. 1st Ed. 256 PP with 26 maps in colour, 45 colour and 119 bw illust. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 25.2 x 19.5. 1854091840

From Alfred the Danes, 897 by W.A. Allard to the war in the Falklands, 1982 by Eric Grove.

72491
GROVE, Eric
SEA BATTLES IN CLOSE-UP, WORLD WAR 2, Volume 2
$20.00 AUD

Naval Institute Press. Annapolis. 1993. 1st US Ed. 224 PP with battle-plans, maps, technical data, and b/w photos in text. Hard cover, gile title on spine, dust jacket in a mylar sleeve. Library label at bottom of spine of dust jacket and at top of rear cover of dust jacket and a library stamp on top outside page edges. Small name stamp of previous owner at top of FFEP, otherwise contents are near fine. 24 x 17.5. 1557507589

Narvik, Crete, Java Sea, Sirte, Philippine Sea & Leyte Gulf... attack on the Tirpitz.

31755
GUTTMAN, Jon
DEFIANCE AT SEA - Stories of Dramatic Naval Warfare
$15.00 AUD

Arms and Armour Press. London. 1995. 1st UK Ed. 192 PP, plus 16 pages with 32 b/w illust. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24 x 16. 1854092405

14 actions fought - from Grenville's lone Revenge at the Battle of Flores, Azores in 1591 - to the submarine San Luis of the Armada Republica Argentina, in the Falklands in 1982.

43723
GUTTRIDGE, Leonard F.
MUTINY - A History of Naval Insurrection
$5.00 AUD

Berkley Book. New York. 2002. Paperback edition of the 1992 original. X, (2), 318 PP with 60 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 23 x 15.3. 0425183211

The many faces of mutiny: from the famous Bounty mutiny to the Potemkin, the problems in the USN during the Vietnam War and the peace movement, the USSR fleet & the Frigate Storozhevoy in 1973 ...

37672
HALE, John richard
FAMOUS SEA FIGHTS - From Salamis to Tsu-Shima
$25.00 AUD

Methuen. London. 1911. 1st Ed. XII, 350 PP, plus 11 pages with 12 plans and 16 plates with 17 b/w illustrations. Fp: The Battle of Trafalgar. Cloth cover, gilt device and title on front cover and spine. Foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. 19.5 x 13.5.

Salamis, 480 B.C... Sluys, 1340... Trafalgar, 1805... Tsu-Shima, 1905.

31977
HARRIS, David (editor)
THE NELSON ALMANAC - A book of days recording Nelson's Life and the Events that shaped his Era
$25.00 AUD

Conway Maritime Press & Warwick Leadlay Gallery. London. 1998. 1st Ed. 192 PP with 150 b/w and colour illust. Half title page: quotation taken from "Nelson" by Carola Oman. Title spread: "Victory of Trafalgar in the Van", by Robert Dodd. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 28 x 22. 0851777554

36178
HATTERSLEY, Roy
NELSON
$10.00 AUD

Weidenfeld and Nicolson. London. 1974. 1st Ed. 223 PP with 100 b/w illustrations and 18 colour plates. Fp: Horatio Nelson in 1801. Title-page: Embroidered portrait of Emma Hamilton and Nelson. Eps: The Battle of Cape St.Vincent. Hard cover, dj. Old watermark on lower part of front cover, o/wise near fine. 25.5 x 18. 297766902

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.

48822
HORNSEY, Pat (editor)
SHIPS OF THE TWENTIETH CENTURY
$25.00 AUD

Chartwell. Secaucus, NJ. 1977. 1st Ed. 160 PP with b/w & colour illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges and on first and last pages, o/wise very good. 34.5 x 24.5. 0890091234

Great battles and ships of the modern era. From the Russo-Japanese war and the battle of Tsushima to the battles of the Philippines at the end of WWII.

12369
HOUGH, Richard
NELSON
$15.00 AUD

Books for Pleasure. Sydney. 1980. 1st Australian edition. 192 PP with 111 b/w & 55 colour illust. Fp: Nelson by Leonardo Guzzardi. Eps: 18th Century English coverlet embroidered in silks and gold. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 25 x 19. 092602060

A biography of the national hero, victor of Cape St.Vincent, the Nile (Aboukir) and Trafalgar, who died while defeating the Franco-Spanish Fleet at Trafalgar on 21 October 1805.

31998
HOWARTH, David
TRAFALGAR: The Nelson Touch
$15.00 AUD

Galahad Books. New York. c. 1974. Reprint of the 1969 edition. 254 PP with 1 fig., 2 maps, 5 plans, 87 b/w illust. Half title page: portrait of Nelson. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Very good. 23.5 x 15. 0883652722

The blockade to prevent Napoleon's invasion, the Battle of Trafalgar and the death of Nelson.

31999
HOWARTH, David
TRAFALGAR: The Nelson Touch
$10.00 AUD

World Books. London. 1970. Reprint of the 1969 edition. 256 PP with 88 b/w illust.(maps, battle plans, paintings...), plus 7 colour illust. Fp: portrait of Nelson. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Renewed endpapers. Very good. 20.2 x 13.2.

The blockade to prevent Napoleon's invasion, the Battle of Trafalgar and the death of Nelson.

49382
HOWARTH, David
TRAFALGAR: The Nelson Touch
$5.00 AUD

World Books. London. 1970. Reprint of the 1969 edition. 256 PP with 88 b/w illust.(maps, battle plans, paintings...), plus 24 pages with 7 colour illustrations (6 of them on double page). Fp: portrait of Nelson. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket rubbed and reinforced. Foxing on outside edges. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Very good. 20.2 x 13.2.

The blockade to prevent Napoleon's invasion, the Battle of Trafalgar and the death of Nelson.

20755
HOWARTH, David & Stephen
NELSON, The Immortal Memory
$20.00 AUD

Conway Maritime Press. London. 1997. Reprint in the Conway Classics series of the 1988 original. IX, 390 PP plus 16 pages with 21 bw illust. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24 x 15.5. 0851777201

34364
HOWARTH, David & Stephen
LORD NELSON - The Immortal Memory
$15.00 AUD

Viking Press. New York. 1989. 1st US edition. IX, 390 PP plus 16 pages with 22 b/w illust. Hard cover, gilt title on cloth spine, dj. Occasional foxing. Remainder mark on lower edge, o/wise near fine. 24 x 16. 0670817295

35947
HOWARTH, David & Stephen
NELSON - The Immortal Memory
$20.00 AUD

J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd. London. 1988. 1st Ed. IX, 390 PP plus 16 pages with 22 b/w illust. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24 x 16. 0460070088

20746
HUMBLE, Richard (editor)
NAVAL WARFARE - An Illustrated History
$10.00 AUD

Orbis. 1st Ed., with a foreword by Peter Kemp. 304 PP with over 430 bw & colour illust. Title spread: Fireships threatening the Spanish Armada, 1588. Eps: The bombardment of Gibraltar, 1704. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 29.7 x 23. 0856132853

From the Battle of Salamis in 480 BC, to the battles for the Falkland Islands in 1982.

43832
JENSEN, Ole Lisberg
ORLOGMUSEET- INTRODUKTION TIL FLADENS HISTORIE
$10.00 AUD

Orlogmuseet. Copenhagen. 1994. 1st Ed. 48 PP with 17 b/w and 15 colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. Danish text. Oblong: 17.5 x 22.5. 8789322142

On the Navy of Denmark.

43582
KIELER, Kommandor Svend Schack von Fyren
MARINEAKVARELLER - Glimt fra Orlogsfaden i Nyere Tid / MARINE PAINTINGS 1938-1992
$30.00 AUD

Naval Museum. Copenhagen. 1998. 1st Ed. (4), 52 PP with 25 watercolours. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. Danish text and English summary for each watercolours. Oblong: 21 x 29.7.

Glimpses of Danish Naval Life and History between 1938 and 1992.

37745
KNOX-JOHNSTON, Sir Robin (Foreword)
THE CONWAY HISTORY OF SEAFARING IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY
$15.00 AUD

Conway. London. 2000. 1st Ed., with a foreword by Sir Robin Knox-Johnston. 212 PP with 24 b/w plates. Hard cover, dj. Occasional foxing. Fine. 25.3 x 19.2. 0851777597

The race for sea supremacy by Eric Grove. The Great Liners, by Philip Dawson. Icy waters, by Ann Savours... Supplying the world by Alastair Couper.

18111
KOENIG, William
GRANDS COMBATS NAVALS
$5.00 AUD

Fernand Nathan. Paris. 1978. 1st French edition of the 1975 original Epic Sea Battles. 256 PP with over 310 b/w and colour illustrations. Eps: World map with position of 13 sea battles. Hard cover, dj. French text. Very good. Large format: 32.5 x 24.

13 epic Sea Battles: Nile (Aboukir), Trafalgar, Navarino... Matapan... Leyte Gulf.

67286
LAUGHTON, John Knox (editor)
STATE PAPERS RELATING TO THE DEFEAT OF THE SPANISH ARMADA, Anno 1588 (two volumes)
$70.00 AUD

Navy Records Society. London. 1981. Reprint of the 1895 & 1900 originals. Volume I: LXXXIV, 365 PP. Fp: sketch map of the estuary of the Thames. Volume II: (VI), 418 PP. Original Navy blue/cream buckram, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 23.2 x 15.5. 08593726 42 & 50

44819
LEGG, Stuart (editor)
TRAFALGAR - An Eye-Witness Account of a Great Battle
$20.00 AUD

John Day. New York. c. 1967. 1st US edition. 133 PP with 4 maps & battle plans, 24 drawings (3 in text, 21 in the margin), and 8 b/w plates. Cloth cover, device on front cover, dj (rubbed). Name of previous owner on front endpaper (not very discreet). Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise very good. 21.7 x 17.

21st October 1805: quotations from contemporary written records. Page 70: Flag signal from Nelson to Fleet: England expects that every man will do his duty.

12830
LEPELLEY, Roger
MARINS DE L'ISLE DE FRANCE, Des Marins Méconnus 1803-1810
$30.00 AUD

Ed. Herault. Paris. 1995. 1st Ed. 260 PP with 3 tables, 39 plans, maps or charts and 34 b/w illust. in text, plus 8 pages with 12 colour plates. Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing. Near fine. French text. 23.2 x 15.6. 2740700962

The war at sea between Great Britain and the French Empire of Napoleon I, fought in the Indian Ocean between 1803 and 1810, date of the fall of the Isle de France.

18313
LLOYD, Christopher
SEA FIGHTS UNDER SAIL
$10.00 AUD

Collins. London. 1970. 1st Ed., in The International Library series. 128 PP with b/w & colour illustrations. Eps: V.O.C. vessels. Illustrated hard covers. Covers lightly soiled. Foxing spots, o/wise very good. 26 x 18.5. 0001001175

An account of the chief battles at sea during the age of sail.

65268
LLOYD, Christopher
BATAILLES NAVALES AU TEMPS DE LA MARINE A VOILES
$25.00 AUD

Flammarion. Paris. 1970. 1st French edition in the International Library series. Translated from "Sea Fights under Sail" by Magdeleine Paz. 128 PP with b/w & colour illustrations. Eps: V.O.C. vessels. Pictorial boards. Stamp of previous owner on half-title page. Very good. 25.8 x 18.5.

An account of the chief battles at sea during the age of sail.

38056
LUNDEBERG, Philip K.
SAMUEL COLT'S SUBMARINE BATTERY - The secret and the enigma
$15.00 AUD

Smithsonian Institution Press. Washington. 1974. 1st Ed. No. 29 in the Smithsonian studies in history and technology series. V, 90 PP with 43 figures. Pictorial card cover. Back cover lightly rubbed, o/wise near fine. 27.8 x 21.7.

Mines, minefields for coastal protection and undersea warfare.

20825
MACINTYRE, Captain Donald
JUTLAND
$10.00 AUD

Evans Brothers. London. 1957. 1st Ed. 210 PP with 14 battle diagrams, plus 12 pages with 21 b/w illust. FEP: Map of the North SEa Opening moves of the Battle of Jutland. REP: Map with tracks of the two fleets during night 31st May-1st June. Hard cover. Name of previous owner at top corner of half title page. Very good. 22 x 14.5.

The clash of 31st May/1st June 1916 which opposed off the coast of Denmark the Royal Navy and the Imperial German Navy.

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.

36650
MARCUS, G. J.
THE AGE OF NELSON
$15.00 AUD

Allen & Unwin. London. 1971. 1st Ed. Volume 2 in A Naval History of England series. 532 PP with 18 maps. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. A small mark/bump on front cover, occasional foxing, o/wise near fine. 23 x 15.8. 0043590063

47501
MARINE-EMPIRE
FEVRIER 1944 - LA MARINE FRANCAISE DEPUIS L' ARMISTICE. LE COMBAT DU VENGEUR EN PRAIRIAL AN II. LE NAUFRAGE DE LA MEDUSE... (in Marine - Empire)
$20.00 AUD

Editions du Secrétariat Géneral de l'Information / Marine-Empire. Lyon. 1944. Issue for February 1944. 64 PP with b/w illustrations Pictorial soft cover (le combat du "Vengeur" 13 prairial An II by Charles Fouqueray). Near fine. French text. 31 x 23.5.

French Navy (Vichy) since the Armistice of June 1940. First naval battle between the French Republic and the British Navy, 13 Prairial An 2 (1st of June 1793), or the Glorious First of June. Shipwreck of La Méduse.

31563
MARX, Robert F.
THE BATTLE OF THE SPANISH ARMADA 1588
$10.00 AUD

Weidenfeld & Nicolson. London. 1968. 1st UK Ed. 128 PP with 65 b/w illust. Title spread: Battle of the Armada. Hard cover, dj. (lightly rubbed). Very good. 25.4 x 19.2.

18079
MATTINGLY, Garrett
THE DEFEAT OF THE SPANISH ARMADA
$15.00 AUD

Jonathan Cape. London. 1959. Second impression of October 1959. 382 PP with 2 maps plus 16 pages with 20 bw illust. Fp: Queen Elizabeth I, the Armada Portrait. Eps: The track of the Spanish Armada. Hard cover: marbled boards and cloth spine, dj (rubbed). Foxing of first and last pages, and on outside edges, o/wise very good. 23.5 x 16.

Operations of 1587 & 1588. Battles along the South Coast of Cornwall and England: 29th July to 9th of August 1588.

30916
MATTINGLY, Garrett
THE DEFEAT OF THE SPANISH ARMADA
$10.00 AUD

Jonathan Cape / Book Society. London. 1959. 3rd impression of the October 1959 original. 382 PP with 2 maps, plus 16 pages with 20 b/w illust. Fp: Queen Elizabeth I, the Armada Portrait. Eps: The track of the Spanish Armada. Hard cover (marbled boards), cloth spine, dj (price-clipped). Bookplate previous owner on half title page, light foxing on prelims. and outside edges. Very good. 23.5 x 16.

Operations of 1587 & 1588. Battles along the South Coast of Cornwall and England: 29th July to 9th of August 1588.

45051
MATTINGLY, Garrett
THE DEFEAT OF THE SPANISH ARMADA
$5.00 AUD

London. 1959. Jonathan Cape / Book Society. 3rd impression of the October 1959 original. 382 PP with 2 maps, plus 16 pages with 20 b/w illust. Fp: Queen Elizabeth I, the Armada Portrait. Eps: The track of the Spanish Armada. Hard cover, marbled boards, cloth spine. Few foxing spots on outside edges and the first and last page. Very good. 23.5 x 16.

Operations of 1587 & 1588. Battles along the South Coast of Cornwall and England: 29th July to 9th of August 1588.

18734
McINTYRE, Colin
World War II BATTLE AT SEA
$10.00 AUD

Mallard. New York. 1990. 1st US edition. 176 PP with 187 b/w photos. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Faint foxing. Fine. 27.6 x 24.2. 0792453735

Battles between warships (River Plate, Mediterranean, Bismarck, ..) with aircraft carrier support (Coral Sea, Midway, Leyte, ..), protection of convoys, landing operations on all oceans and seas.

36079
McKEE, Alexander
FROM MERCILESS INVADERS - The Defeat of the Spanish Armada
$10.00 AUD

Souvenir Press. London. 1987. 2nd edition of the 1963 original, completely revised and reset, with additional material. 288 PP with 1 map and 2 line figures, plus 16 pages with 23 b/w illust. Eps: Map of the Channel with Armada campaign. Hard cover, dj. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 24 x 16. 0285627953

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.

44905
MEILE-HUBER, Brigitte
FREUND UND FEIND AM SEE - Zürich und Rapperswil im Spätmittelalter (in Turicum)
$5.00 AUD

Orell Füssli Zeitschriften. Zürich. 1990. Fall 1990. Contains article from P.12 to 23 with 8 colour and 9 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. German text. Near fine. 30 x 23.7.

War on the lake of Zurich at the end of the middle age.

69874
MESSENGER, Charles
WORLD WAR II IN THE ATLANTIC
$10.00 AUD

Bison Books. London. 1990. 1st Ed. 80 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Half title page: Gunther Prien on U-47. Title spread: Atlantic convoy preparing to sail. Laminated pictorial boards, dj. Very good. 31.5 x 23.5. 0861245989

72494
MILLER, Nathan
WAR AT SEA - A Naval History of World War II
$20.00 AUD

Scribner. New York. 1995. 1st Ed. 592 PP with 6 maps, plus 16 pages with 34 b/w photos. Hard cover, cloth spine, dj. Dust jacket is in a protective sleeve. A few stamps/signatures of previous owners on FFEP. Traces of old damp at bottom edges near spine on first and last pages, not affecting text. An otherwise very good clean copy. 24.2 x 16. 0684803801

From the sinking of the British passenger ship Athenia on the 3rd September 1939 to the Japanese capitulation on USS Missouri on the 2nd September 1945.

62658
MONTGOMERY, Hugh
THE VOYAGE OF THE ARCTIC TERN
$25.00 AUD

Walker Books. London. 2002. 1st Ed. Foreword by Mrs Margaret Rule. 212, (4) PP with illustrations by Nick Poullis. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 23.8 x 17. 0744592518

An epic adventure story in verse.

38795
MOORE, Mike
DESERT WAR - A Unique Photographic Record of the Desert Rats at War
$10.00 AUD

Penguin Books. London. 1991. 1st Ed. 90 PP with colour photos. Pictorial card cover. Near fine. 29 x 23. 0140165134

With the 4th Armoured Brigade, to liberate Kuwait.

18076
MORDAL, Jacques
TWENTY-FIVE CENTURIES OF SEA WARFARE
$10.00 AUD

Souvenir Press. London. 1965. 1st English edition translated by Len Ortzen from the 1959 French original "25 Siècles de Guerre sur Mer". XIX, 419 PP with 90 drawings & maps, plus 14 pages with 30 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Foxing, o/wise very good. 22 x 14.5.

31820
MORDAL, Jacques
TWENTY-FIVE CENTURIES OF SEA WARFARE
$5.00 AUD

Abbey Library. London. 1973. Reprint of the 1965 English edition, translated by Len Ortzen from the 1959 French original "25 Siècles de Guerre sur Mer". XIX, 419 PP with 90 drawings & maps, plus 14 pages with 30 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj (rubbed). Foxing spots on front edge, o/wise good. 22 x 14.5. 0719602289

31821
MORDAL, Jacques
TWENTY-FIVE CENTURIES OF SEA WARFARE
$5.00 AUD

Abbey Library. London. 1973. Reprint of the 1965 English edition, translated by Len Ortzen from the 1959 French original "25 Siècles de Guerre sur Mer". XIX, 419 PP with 90 drawings & maps, plus 12 pages with 28 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj (ruffled). Good reading copy. 22 x 14.5. 0719602289

Illustrations facing pages 204/205 missing.

32804
MORRISS, Roger
NELSON - The Life and Letters of a Hero
$10.00 AUD

Collins & Brown / National Maritime Museum. London. 1996. 1st Ed. 160 PP with over 150 b/w and colour illustrations (Prints, paintings, contemporary memorabilia). Fp: The Fleet under Rear-Admiral Nelson at anchor in the Bay of Naples. Title page: Bust of Nelson. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Lower front corner bumped. Faint foxing. Very good. Oblong: 19.7 x 25.5. 1855852748

A fascinating account of Nelson's life, recounting his heroic rise to a glorious victory and death at Trafalgar and his long love affair with Emma Hamilton.

43892
MUSEUMS
H.M.S. VICTORY - Official Guide and Short History
$5.00 AUD

C. O. HMS Victory. London. 1973. 16th impression. 16 PP with 2 drawings and 11 colour illustrations. Inside front cover: HMS Victory, principal dimensions and armament. Inside back cover: Lower Gun Deck. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. Oblong: 16.5 x 24.

51986
MUSEUMS
H.M.S. VICTORY, Official Guide and Short History
$5.00 AUD

Commanding Officer HMS Victory. London. 1972. 15th impression. 16 PP with 2 b/w. and 11 colour illustrations. FEP: table with principal dimensions and armament. REP: Tiller, looking forward, Lower Gun Deck. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. Oblong: 16.3 x 24.1.

38797
N/A
GUERRE ECLAIR DANS LE GOLFE - La Défense du Droit
$20.00 AUD

Jean-Claude Lattès - ADDIM. Paris. 1991. 1st Ed., in Les Armes et les Hommes series. 215 PP with colour illustrations. Cloth cover, dj. Fine. French text. 29.2 x 23.5. 2709610493

France and the Gulf War of 1990/1991.

62884
N/A
THE NAVAL CHRONICLE FOR 1808 - Vol. XIX
$80.00 AUD

Joyce Gold. London. 1808. Nineteenth Volume. III-VIII, 514, (6 index) PP with 2 headpieces, plus 12 of the b/w plates (on the 13 called for): CCXLIX to CCXLX. FP: Monument of Captain Richard Rundle Burgess. Original covers, slit at hinges. Copy in need of rebacking and lacking title page, pages 1 to 8, pages A to H of the index, and plate CCXLVIII (Portrait of Captain Joseph Ellison). Ageing of paper and foxing. Some pages "dog eared", loose or soiled, (page 465/466 repaired). Sold as is. Format: 25 x 16.

... Containing a general and biographical history of the Royal Navy of the United Kingdom; with a variety of original papers on nautical subjects. Volume the Nineteenth (from January to July 1808).

44396
NAGLER, Gordon R.
NAVAL TACTICAL COMMAND AND CONTROL
$15.00 AUD

AFCEA International Press. Washington. c. 1985. 1st Ed., with a foreword by Richard D. DeLauer. Volume 3 in the AFCEA/SIGNAL Magazine C3I series. X, 312 PP with figures charts and diagrams. Cloth cover, dj. Fine. 23.5 x 15.7. 0916159043

41 articles published, up to November 1984 in Signal, the global C3I magazine (C3I: Command, Control, Communications and Intelligence).

68053
NAISH, G.P.B.
NELSON AND H.M.S. VICTORY
$10.00 AUD

London. 1965. Pitkin Pictorials. 1st Ed., in the "Pride of Britain" series. 24 PP with 1 "exploded" drawing of H.M.S. Victory and 43 b/w illust. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 23 x 18.

The pictorial story of his life and his ships.

51487
NATIONAL MARITIME MUSEUM
A Concise Guide to the NATIONAL MARITIME MUSEUM GREENWICH
$5.00 AUD

National Maritime Museum / HMSO. London. 1960. 1st Ed. 16 PP with 2 plans of the Museum and 12 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 18.2 x 12.2.

20343
NELSON, Daniel A.
GHOST SHIPS OF THE WAR OF 1812, Hamilton & Scourge [in National Geographic Magazine]
$10.00 AUD

National Geographic Society. Washington. 1983. Volume 163, No.3, March 1983. Includes article from P.288 to 313 with 1 map and 26 bw and colour illust. Pict. soft cover (bodice of Hamilton's figurehead). Very good. 25.4 x 17.5.

Sunk in a squall on 8th of August 1813, in the south west corner of lake Ontario. Discovered by side-scan sonar in 1975 and inspected by Cousteau diving saucer in 1980.

20830
OMAN, Carola
NELSON
$15.00 AUD

Hodder & Stoughton. London. 1948. March 1948 reprint of June 1947 original. XVI, 734 PP with 6 maps, plus 12 b/w plates & 1 large folded sheet with The Nelson Family at back of book. Fp: Portraits of HMS Agamemnon, Captain, Vanguard, Elephant & Victory. Cloth cover, spine sunned. Renewed endpapers. Light foxing, mostly on prelims and around outside page edges, o/wise a very good clean copy. 25 x 15.5.

16802
ORTZEN, Len
GUNS AT SEA, The World's Great Naval Battles
$10.00 AUD

Galahad. New York. 1976. 1st U.S. edition, with a foreword by Ludovic Kennedy. 160 PP with b/w & colour illust. Title-page: Battle of Cape St. Vincent. Eps: The Bismarck in Action against HMS Hood. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing. Very good. 28.5 x 22. 088365363X

Sixteen main naval battles. From the Battle of Sluys in 1340 to the Battle of Midway in 1942.

37910
ORTZEN, Len
STORIES OF FAMOUS FIGHTING SHIPS - Volume one: In the Days of Sail
$10.00 AUD

Arthur Barker. London. 1978. 1st Ed. 160 PP. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price-clipped). Near fine. 22.2 x 14.2. 0213166704

17241
PADFIELD, Peter
ARMADA, A celebration of the four hundredth anniversary of the defeat of the Spanish Armada 1588-1988
$20.00 AUD

Naval Institute Press. Annapolis. 1988. 1st US Ed. 208 PP with 28 colour and 56 bw illust. Title page: Dutch Silver Medallion. Fp: The Armada in the Strait of Dover. Half title page: The Merchantman Griffin. Eps: An Armada Track chart. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, medallion and title in blind on front cover, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise fine. 30.2 x 23.5. 0870210068

Contents include: The Prudent King, The Virgin Queen, The Sea Rovers, The Craft and Mystery of the Sea, The Guns, the Gunner and the Crew, The Battle of Gravelines, Wreck and Massacre ...

35202
PADFIELD, Peter
NELSON'S WAR
$10.00 AUD

Book Club Associates. London. 1976. Reprint of the 1976 original published by Granada, in the British at War series. 200 PP with 7 maps, 8 colour and 77 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Light foxing on outside edges. Near fine. 24.2 x 18.8.

The Glorious First of June. St Vincent, the Nile, Copenhagen, Trafalgar.

49462
PADFIELD, Peter
ARMADA, A celebration of the four hundredth anniversary of the defeat of the Spanish Armada 1588-1988
$10.00 AUD

Victor Gollancz. London. 1988. 1st Ed. 208 PP with 28 colour and 56 bw illust. Title page: Dutch Silver Medallion. Fp: The Armada in the Strait of Dover. Half title page: The Merchantman Griffin. Eps: An Armada Track chart. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, medallion and title in blind on front cover. Dust jacket tipped in. Ingleton bookplate on front endpaper. Foxing spots on outside edges. Fine. 30.2 x 23.5. 0575037296

64357
PADFIELD, Peter
MARITIME SUPREMACY & THE OPENING OF THE WESTERN MIND - Naval Campaigns that Shaped the Modern World
$20.00 AUD

John Murray. London. 1999. 1st Ed. XII, 340 PP with 7 maps and 7 battle diagrams, plus 16 pages with 25 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 23.4 x 15.6. 0719556554

34294
POCOCK, Tom
REMEMBER NELSON - The Life of Captain Sir William Hoste
$10.00 AUD

Readers Union. Newton Abbot. 1978. Reprint of the 1977 original published by William Collins. 256 PP with 3 battle plans and 5 maps, plus 16 pages with 23 b/w illust. Hard cover, dj. Stamp of previous owner on both front endpapers, o/wise very good. 22 x 13.7.

A second Nelson.

35576
POCOCK, Tom
NELSON AND HIS WORLD
$10.00 AUD

A Studio Book / Viking Press. New York. 1968. 1st US Ed. 144 PP with 130 b/w illust. Fp: Horatio Nelson, aged 39, by Lemuel Abbott. Cloth cover, dj (price-clipped). Some foxing, o/wise near fine. 23.8 x 18.5. 670505978

39902
POCOCK, Tom
NELSON 'S WOMEN
$15.00 AUD

André Deutsch. London. 1999. 1st Ed. X, 278 PP, plus 16 pages with 29 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 24 x 16. 0233994793

41364
POCOCK, Tom
HORATIO NELSON
$15.00 AUD

Brockhampton Press. London. 1999. Reprint of the 1987 original published by The Bodley Head. XX, 364 PP with 5 maps and diagrams, plus 24 pages with 55 b/w illustrations. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. All illustrations are present but 4 pages of them are misbound. Faint foxing. Very good. 24 x 16. 1860199089

31997
POPE, Dudley
ENGLAND EXPECTS
$15.00 AUD

Chatham. London. 1998. Paperback reprint of the 1957 original. 368 PP with 1 cutaway of the Victory, 2 charts, 16 diagrams and 20 tail pieces or text illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21.5 x 13.8. 1861760744

Nelson and the Trafalgar campaign.

30556
POPE, Steve
HORNBLOWER'S NAVY - Life at Sea in the Age of Nelson
$20.00 AUD

Orion Media. London. 1998. 1st Ed. 112 PP with b/w and colour illust. Fp: A Tribute to Nelson, c. 1820, (English School). Title page: Napoleon Bonaparte aboard H.M.S. Bellerophon at Plymouth, 1815. FEP: Battle of Cape St. Vincent, 14th February 1797. REP: Battle of Trafalgar, 21st October 1805. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 29.7 x 24. 9780752817743

Fighting ships and weapons. Jolly tars and Navy blues ...

73413
POPE, Steve
HORNBLOWER'S NAVY - Life at Sea in the Age of Nelson
$20.00 AUD

Orion Media. London. 1998. 1st soft cover edition.. 112 PP with b/w and colour illust. Fp: A Tribute to Nelson, c. 1820, (English School). Title page: Napoleon Bonaparte aboard H.M.S. Bellerophon at Plymouth, 1815. Page 4: The Battle of Dogger Bank ... Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 29.7 x 24. 9780752818412

Fighting ships and weapons. Jolly tars and Navy blues ...

43974
REGAN, Geoffrey
THE GUINNESS BOOK OF MILITARY BLUNDERS
$10.00 AUD

Guinness Publishing. London. 1995. 11th reprint of the 1991 original. (4), 188 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 25 x 19. 0851129617

50537
REGAN, Geoffrey
THE GUINNESS BOOK OF NAVAL BLUNDERS
$15.00 AUD

Guinness Publishing. London. 1994. 2nd reprint of the 1993 original. (6), 186 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 25 x 19. 0851127134

43505
RIVERAIN, Jean
DICTIONNAIRE DES MARINS CELEBRES DES TEMPS LOINTAINS A NOS JOURS
$30.00 AUD

Larousse. Paris. 1967. 1st Ed. (4), 156, (3 publications) PP with 26 head pieces (signalling flags) and b/w illustrations (portraits, engravigs, paintings and photographs), plus 16 pages with 19 colour plates. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title (dulled) on spine. French text. Faint foxing. Fine. 23.7 x 17.8.

From Antonio Alaminos and Roald Amundsen Ferdinand Wrangel and Carlo Zeno.

33921
ROBINSON, Commander Charles N. & LEYLAND, John
FOR THE HONOUR OF THE FLAG - A Story of our Sea-Fights with the Dutch
$30.00 AUD

Seeley. London. 1895. 1st Ed. IV, 379 PP, plus 8 b/w plates. Fp: Kidnapped. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Very good. 19.7 x 14.

72441
ROHWER, Jürgen
WAR AT SEA 1939-1945
$20.00 AUD

Caxton Editions. London. 2001. Reprint. 192 PP with 252 b/w photos. Fp: German Battleship Schleswig-Holstein entering the harbour of Dantzig on the 25th of August 1939. Hard cover, dj (in a mylar sleeve). Neat ex-libris name stamp on FFEP, o/wise a fine copy. 30.5 x 24.5. 1840673621

The Naval arms race from 1922 to the outbreak of the second World War. Battles on the oceans and seas of the world between 1939 and 1945.

44588
ROYAL NAVY
THE NAVY LEAGUE ANNUAL 1911-12 (corrected to October 10th, 1911)
$50.00 AUD

John Murray. London. 1911. 1st Ed., 5th year of issue. Edited by Alan H. BURGOYNE. 342, (XXIV adverts.) PP with 10 plans, plus 16 b/w plates with 2 plans, and 14 illustrations by Oscar Parkes. Fp: H.M.S. Orion. Eps: Adverts. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Spine lightly sunned. Ex library copy with 2 unobtrusive stamps. Fold of front endpaper split. Foxing spots on outside edges and few pages. Very good. 22.4 x 14.5.

Published on October 21st (Trafalgar Day) 1911.

44589
ROYAL NAVY
THE NAVY LEAGUE ANNUAL 1912-13 (corrected to October 10th, 1912)
$50.00 AUD

John Murray. London. 1912. 1st Ed., 6th year of issue. Edited by Alan H. BURGOYNE. 392, (XIV adverts.) PP with 12 plans, plus 14 b/w plates. All illustrations by Oscar Parkes. Fp: H.M.S. King George V. Eps: Adverts. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Spine lightly sunned. Ex library copy with 2 unobtrusive stamps. Fold of front endpaper split. Foxing spots on outside edges and few pages. Very good. 22.4 x 14.5.

Published on October 21st (Trafalgar Day) 1912.

57223
ROYAL NAVY
THE NAVY LEAGUE ANNUAL 1908-1909 (Corrected to October 10th, 1908)
$100.00 AUD

Navy League. London. 1908. 1st Ed., 2nd year of issue. Edited by Alan H. BURGOYNE. 278 PP (34 adverts.) with 8 plans and 20 b/w plates. Fp: H.M.S. Indomitable. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, all edges gilt. Spine lightly sunned. Occasional foxing. Very good. 22.4 x 14.5.

Progress of the British Navy. Progress of Foreign Navies. The Dual Alliance (France/Russia). The Triple Alliance (Germany/Italy/Austria). ... Chapter XII: The Australian Naval Defence, by Captain R. Muirhead-Collins. ...

32492
SANDERSON, Michael
SEA BATTLES - A Reference Guide
$10.00 AUD

Wren Publishing. Melbourne. 1975. 1st Australian Ed. 199 PP with 50 maps & plans, and 76 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 24.6 x 19. 085885192X

Accounts of over 250 battles spanning 2,000 years: from Aboukir Bay (The Nile) on 1st of August 1798, to the Zuyder Zee (Enkhuizen) on 11th of October 1573.

47226
SEBILLE, Albert et al.
DUNKERQUE ET SES CHANTIERS DE CONSTRUCTIONS NAVALES. De l'Origine à nos Jours
$45.00 AUD

Dunkerque. 1950. Ateliers et Chantiers de France. 1st edition limited to 2000 copies. 119, (3) PP with over 80 b/w illustrations and 12 colour plates on full page (watercolours by Albert Sebille). Fp: Chantier Naval sous Louis XIV. Card covers (reinforced/repaired at spine) with a decorative crest of Dunkirk on the front. Light foxing of covers and small bump on bottom right page corners. French text. A very good clean copy. Scarce. Large format: 31 x 24.5.

Dunkirk and Naval shipbuilding since its founding.

16956
SINCLAIR, Joseph
ARTERIES OF WAR, Military Transportation from Alexander the Great to the Falklands - and Beyond
$20.00 AUD

Airlife. London. 1992. 1st UK Ed. XII, 184 PP plus 24 pages with 49 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 22.6 x 15. 1853102253

From the camels and elephants used by Alexander the Great, to the modern equipment provided by landing ships, helicopters, cargo planes and containers.

43499
SKENBÄCK, Urban, & LOSMAN, Arne
1648 - WESTFALISKA FREDEN / DER WESTFÄLISCHE FRIEDEN / THE PEACE OF WESTPHALIA
$10.00 AUD

Vasamuseet Och Skoklosters Slott. Stockholm. 1998. 1st Ed. 107 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Text in Swedish, German and English. New. Oblong: 19.8 x 20.8. 9197257745

75423
SOUTHEY, Robert
THE LIFE OF NELSON
$15.00 AUD

Humphrey-Milford / Oxford Univrsity Press. London. 1923. 1st "Juvenile" edition in the Herbert Strang's Empire Library. VIII, 245 PP. Fp (in colour): A chasm in the ice which ...". Illustrated endpapers. Cloth covers lightly soiled, decoration in blind on front cover and spine which is faded and worn at top. Foxing. Very good reading copy. 18 x 11.

68416
STEPHEN, Martin
SEA BATTLES IN CLOSE-UP: World War 2
$25.00 AUD

Ian Allan Ltd. London. 1988. 1st Ed. (edited by Eric Grove). 224 PP with 60 detailed maps & 150 bw selected photos. Title spread: the German Navy "Prinz Eugen". Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Stamp of the Devonport Maritime Museum and donation vignette on FFEP and one stamp on the rear endpaper, o/wise a near fine copy. 24.2 x 17.8. 0711015961

10 crucial naval engagements of World War II: Battle of the River Plate, Attack on Taranto, Battle of Matapan, Sinking of Hood and Bismarck, Sinking of Prince of Wales and Repulse, Escape of Scharnhorst and Gneisenau, Battle of the Coral Sea, Battle of Midway, Battle of the Barents Sea, Sinking of Scharnhorst.

32658
SWEETMAN, Jack (editor)
THE GREAT ADMIRALS - Command at Sea, 1587-1945
$20.00 AUD

Naval Institute Press. Annapolis. 1997. 1st printing of the 1997 original. XXVI, (2), 535 PP with 18 prints and photos, and 31 maps and charts. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Top corner of rear jacket clipped. Some underlining in blue or red biro, o/wise a very good clean & bright copy. 23.4 x 15.8. 087021229X

Maarten Harpertszoon Tromp, father of Naval tactics, by J.J.A. Wijn. Niels Juel, the good old knight, by Hans Christian Bjerg. Pierre-Andre de Suffren de Saint-Tropez, Admiral Satan, by Philippe Masson. Horatio Nelson, a man to be loved, by Gerald Jordan...

11429
TERRAINE, John
TRAFALGAR
$15.00 AUD

Sidgwick & Jackson. London. 1976. 1st Ed. 205, (3 index), (1 source) PP with many b/w illustrations (plans, maps, paintings, ..) and 18 colour plates. Half-title page: Facsimile of the London Gazette, Nov. 6, 1805, on the Victory at Trafalgar. Title spread: The Redoutable at Trafalgar. FEP: Map of West Indies and Mediterranean Sea. REP: Position of the combined forces of France and Spain. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket with piece missing at head of sine. Newspaper clippings loosely inserted. Very good. 25.5 x 19. 0283982365

England's war at sea against Napoleon, culminating with his defeat at Trafalgar.

30105
TERRAINE, John
TRAFALGAR, Eye-witness accounts compiled by John Westwood
$5.00 AUD

Wordsworth Editions. London. 1998. Paperback edition of the 1976 original, in the Wordsworth Military Library series. 205 PP, (3 Index), (1 source) with many b/w illust. (plans, maps, paintings, ..), plus 1 map of West Indies and Mediterranean Sea, and 1 battle plan showing the position of the combined forces of France and Spain. Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing. Fine. 24.5 x 19. 1853266868

England's war at sea against Napoleon, culminating with his defeat at Trafalgar.

43812
THIESS, Frank
TSUSHIMA - Der Roman eines Seekrieges
$10.00 AUD

Paul Zsolnay Verlag. Berlin. 1941. Reprint of the 1936 original. 516 PP, plus 1 folded map Libau to Tsushima, 1 map of Tsushima Strait and 5 battle diagrams at the rear of book. Cloth cover, title on spine. Slight ageing of paper. Near fine. German text in Gothic script. 20.4 x 13.

64600
TIME-LIFE
TIME-LIFE: THE SEAFARERS series (in 22 volumes)
$175.00 AUD

Time-Life Books. Amsterdam. 1979 to 1981. 1st or 2nd printing of the European English language edition . 22 volumes, a total of 3872 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Together with 4 charts and 4 illustrations of Sailing Ships. Simile leather covers, colour illustration pasted down on front cover. A few volumes few with lightly sunned spines. Occasional foxing. Near fine. Sold as a set. 28.7 x 24.

22613
TRACY, Nicholas
NELSON'S BATTLES, The Art of Victory in the Age of Sail
$15.00 AUD

Chatham Publishing. London. 1996. 1st Ed. 224 PP with 1 map, 8 charts, 13 plans of battles, 26 sketch-plans, and 174 b/w illustrations. Title-page: Battle of the Nile, 1st August 1798. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing. Fine. 26.7 x 20.2. 1861760035

Nelson and Sea Power. The guns, the ships and the tactics. Battles: Cape St Vincent, the Nile (Aboukir), Copenhagen, Trafalgar.

48940
TRACY, Nicholas (editor)
THE AGE OF SAIL - The International Annual of the Historic Sailing Ship. Volume I: 2002-2003
$30.00 AUD

Conway Maritime Press. London. 2002. 1st Ed. 208 PP with b/w illustrations. Fp: The barque-rigged merchantman Rona. Hard cover, pictorial dj. Fine. 27.5 x 20. 0851779255

12 feature articles: Naval surgery in the Time of Nelson by Surgeon Admiral Sr James Watt ... Marine Plates from the Microcosm... The most uncomfortable ship: A Voyage aboard the Polly Woodside in 1904, by Ann Gibson.

44161
TSIPIS, Kosta, CAHN, Anne H. & FELD, Bernard T. (editors)
THE FUTURE OF SEA-BASED DETERRENT
$5.00 AUD

The MIT Press. Cambridge, Mass. 1973. 1st paperback edition. XVI, 266 PP with 5 figures. Soft cover. Rubbed spine. Fine. 22.8 x 15. 0262560127

11 papers on: The future of the submarine launched ballistic missile fleet. Antisubmarine warfare and arms control measures...

18590
VILLAR, Captain Roger
MERCHANT SHIPS AT WAR - The Falklands Experience
$15.00 AUD

Conway / Lloyd's of London Press. London. 1984. 1st Ed. 190 PP, (2 Index) with 132 b/w illust. (plan, paintings, photos...) in text. Fp: The Atlantic Conveyor in her aircraft ferry role. Hard cover, dj. Signature of previous owner on FFEP, o/wise fine. 25 x 19. 0851772986

38288
VILLIERS, Alan
THE BATTLE OF TRAFALGAR - Lord Nelson Sweeps the Sea
$30.00 AUD

Macmillan. New York. 1966. 2nd printing of the 1965 US original, in the Macmillan Battle Books series. 96 PP with 1 cross section of H.M.S. Victory, 2 maps and 37 b/w illustrations. Cloth cover (Macmillan Master Library Edition), dj (price-clipped). Near fine. 24 x 16.4.

21st October, 1805, the day that sealed the fate of Napoleon but also saw the death of Nelson.

40507
WALDER, David
NELSON - A Biography
$15.00 AUD

The Dial Press/James Wade. New York. 1978. 1st US edition. XXII, 538 PP with 1 family tree and 3 battle plans, plus 16 pages with 33 b/w illustrations. Cloth cover, dj. Slight ageing of paper on outside edges. Near fine. 24 x 16.2. 0803764316

37637
WALKER, Bryce (editor)
THE ARMADA
$10.00 AUD

Time-Life Books. Amsterdam. 1982. 1st European English language printing of the 1981 original, in The Seafarers series. 176 PP with b/w and colour illust. Title page: Medal struck in the reign of Queen Elizabeth I. Eps: Map of the Channel. Simile leather covers, colour illustration pasted down on front cover. Fine. 28.7 x 24. 705406342

37638
WALKER, Bryce (editor)
THE ARMADA
$10.00 AUD

Time-Life Books. Amsterdam. 1985. 4th European English language printing of the 1981 original, in The Seafarers series. 176 PP with b/w and colour illust. Title page: Medal struck in the reign of Queen Elizabeth I. FEP: Map of the Channel. Simile leather covers, colour illustration pasted down on front cover. Fine. 28.7 x 24. 705406342

67300
WALKER, Bryce (editor)
THE ARMADA
$15.00 AUD

Caxton Publishing Group / Time-Life Books. London. 2004. 1st Caxton edition of the 1981 original, in The Seafarers series. 176 PP with b/w and colour illust. Title page: Medal struck in the reign of Queen Elizabeth I. Eps: map of the Channel. Laminated pictorial boards, dj. Fine. 28.7 x 24. 9781844471119

19276
WARNER, Oliver
GREAT SEA BATTLES
$20.00 AUD

Spring Books / Hamlyn. London. 1968. Reprint of the 1963 original. 304 PP with 48 colour and 398 bw illust. (maps, charts, paintings, photos ..). Fp: Paul Jones in the Bonhomme Richard engaged with Pearson in the Serapis at the Battle of Flamborough Head. Illustrated endpapers. Blue cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Spine of dust jacket lightly sunned. Very good. 32.2 x 24.8.

From the Battle of Lepanto in 1571 to the Battle of Leyte Gulf in 1944.

19277
WARNER, Oliver
GREAT SEA BATTLES
$5.00 AUD

Spring Books / Hamlyn. London. 1968. Reprint of the 1963 original. 304 PP with 48 colour and 398 bw illust. (maps, charts, paintings, photos ..). Fp: Paul Jones in the Bonhomme Richard engaged with Pearson in the Serapis at the Battle of Flamborough Head. Illust. endpapers. Blue cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Foxing on the first and last pages, o/wise very good. 32.2 x 24.8.

From the Battle of Lepanto in 1571 to the Battle of Leyte Gulf in 1944.

19340
WARNER, Oliver
NELSON
$10.00 AUD

Weidenfeld & Nicolson / Book Club Associates. London. 1975. 1st Ed., in the Great Lives series. 231 PP with 100 b/w & 16 colour plates. Fp: Nelson by Leonardo Guzzardi. Eps: The Victory rakes the Spanish at Trafalgar. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Occasional foxing. Very good. 25.5 x 18.

19880
WARNER, Oliver
TRAFALGAR
$15.00 AUD

B.T. Batsford Ltd. London. 1961. Second impression of the 1959 original. 184 PP with 1 map, 1 plan, 1 facsimile of a document and 4 drawings, plus 24 pages with 33 b/w plates. Fp: The Victory at Trafalgar. Cloth cover, dj (price clipped). Light foxing, o/wise fine. 22.8 x 15.2.

20484
WARNER, Oliver
A PORTRAIT OF LORD NELSON
$5.00 AUD

Reprint Society. London. 1959. Reprint of the 1958 original. XX, 331 PP with 2 battle plans and 4 facsimile of letters & signatures plus 4 pages with 8 bw illust. FEP: Plan of Attack of the Battle of the Nile. REP: A plan of the Battle of Copenhagen. Hard cover, dj (rubbed). Foxing, o/wise very good. 19 x 12.6.

30826
WARNER, Oliver
GREAT NAVAL ACTIONS OF THE BRITISH NAVY 1588-1807 AND 1916
$10.00 AUD

David & Charles. Newton Abbot. 1976. 1st Ed. 159 PP with 5 maps, 6 plans and 50 b/w illust. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24.7 x 19. 0715372661

Spanish Armada - Anson and the Spanish Treasure - The British take Manila... Jutland.

35694
WARNER, Oliver
GREAT SEA BATTLES
$10.00 AUD

Spring Books / Hamlyn. London. 1970. 2nd impression of the 1968 edition (1963 original). 304 PP with 48 colour and 398 bw illust. (maps, charts, paintings, photos ..). Fp: Paul Jones in the Bonhomme Richard engaged with Pearson in the Serapis at the Battle of Flamborough Head. Illustrated endpapers. Blue cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Few foxing spots on endpapers. Near fine. 32.2 x 24.8. 0600016501

From the Battle of Lepanto in 1571 to the Battle of Leyte Gulf in 1944.

44546
WARNER, Oliver
GROSSE SEESCHLACHTEN
$15.00 AUD

Gerhard Stalling. Oldenburg / Hamburg. 1963. 1st German edition, translation by Siegfried H. Engel and Witram Plaas of the 1963 English original Great Sea Battles. 304 PP with 48 colour and 398 b/w illustrations (maps, charts, paintings, photos ...). Fp: Paul Jones in the Bonhomme Richard engaged with Pearson in the Serapis at the Battle of Flamborough Head. Illustrated endpapers. Blue cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (chipped). Dust jacket faded close to the spine. A few foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. German text. Large format: 32.2 x 28.5.

26 Great Sea Battles: from the Battle of Lepanto in 1571 to the Battle of Leyte Gulf in 1944.

44576
WARNER, Oliver
GREAT SEA BATTLES
$15.00 AUD

Spring Books / Hamlyn. London. 1968. Reprint of the 1963 original. 304 PP with 48 colour and 398 bw illust. (maps, charts, paintings, photos ..). Fp: Paul Jones in the Bonhomme Richard engaged with Pearson in the Serapis at the Battle of Flamborough Head. Illustrated endpapers. Blue cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Top corner of half-title page and frontispiece clipped. Very good. 32.2 x 24.8.

From the Battle of Lepanto in 1571 to the Battle of Leyte Gulf in 1944.

47467
WARNER, Oliver
GREAT SEA BATTLES
$10.00 AUD

Spring Books / Hamlyn. London. 1968. Reprint of the 1963 original. 304 PP with 48 colour and 398 bw illust. (maps, charts, paintings, photos ..). Fp: Paul Jones in the Bonhomme Richard engaged with Pearson in the Serapis at the Battle of Flamborough Head. Illustrated endpapers. Blue cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Sello tape marks on endpapers. Faint foxing spots on outside edges. Newspaper clippings loosely inserted. Very good. 32.2 x 24.8.

From the Battle of Lepanto in 1571 to the Battle of Leyte Gulf in 1944.

49711
WARNER, Oliver
TRAFALGAR
$5.00 AUD

Pan Books. London. 1971. Third paperback printing of the 1959 original, in the British Battles series. 192 PP with 1 map, 1 plan, 1 facsimmile of a document, 4 drawings, plus 12 pages with 19 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Few foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. 17.8 x 11. 0330201646

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.

63302
WARNER, Oliver
TRAFALGAR
$5.00 AUD

Pan Books. London. 1966. Paperback printing of the 1959 original, in the British Battles series. 192 PP with 1 map, 1 plan, 1 facsimmile of a document, 4 drawings, plus 12 pages with 19 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Few foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. 17.8 x 11.

65089
WARNER, Oliver
TRAFALGAR
$5.00 AUD

Pan Books. London. 1969. Second printing of the paperback edition of the 1959 original, in the British Battles series. 192 PP with 1 map, 1 plan, 1 facsimmile of a document, 4 drawings, plus 12 pages with 19 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Foxing. Very good. 17.8 x 11. 330201646

51771
WARWICK, Peter
VOICES FROM THE BATTLE OF TRAFALGAR
$20.00 AUD

David and Charles. Newton Abbot. 2005. 1st Ed., with a foreword by Dr Colin White. 320 PP with 5 battle diagrams and 34 b/w illustrations. Fp: Nelson. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 24 x 16. 0715320009

Explores the battle from the British, French and Spanish perspectives, the tactics and the individual acts of bravery, as well as daily life in the navies of the age.

20945
WELCH, John
FAMOUS SEA BATTLES
$10.00 AUD

London. 1964. Arthur Barker. 1st Ed. 208 PP with 29 illustrations by Derek Williams. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price-clipped). Dust jacket lightly rubbed. Occasional foxing. Very good. 22.2 x 14.5.

From the 1st English naval battle against the Danes, at Poole in 897 to the Battle of the Atlantic 1939-1943.

37612
WHIPPLE, A.B.C. (editor)
FIGHTING SAIL
$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 and colour illustrations. Title page: Commemorative medal on the Battle of Trafalgar. Eps: Map of European waters, during the Napoleonic wars . Simile leather covers, colour illustration pasted down on front cover. Light foxing of first 4 leaves, o/wise near fine. 28.7 x 24. 0705406210

37613
WHIPPLE, A.B.C. (editor)
FIGHTING SAIL
$15.00 AUD

Time-Life Books. Amsterdam. 1979. 2nd European English language printing of the 1978 original, in The Seafarers series. 176 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Title page: Commemorative medal on the Battle of Trafalgar. Eps: Map of European waters, during the Napoleonic wars . Simile leather covers, colour illustration pasted down on front cover. Fine. 28.7 x 24. 0705406210

40673
WHITE, Colin (editor)
THE NELSON COMPANION
$10.00 AUD

Bramley Books. London. 1997. Reprint of the 1995 original. XIV, 228 PP with 102 b/w illust., plus 8 pages with 13 colour photos. FEP: A first World War souvenir handkerchief attempting to invoke the spirit of Nelson. REP: HMS Victory during the great restoration of 1922 to 1927. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Fine. 24.8 x 17.5. 1858337658

58175
WHITE, Colin (editor)
THE NELSON COMPANION
$5.00 AUD

Bramley Books. London. 1997. Reprint of the 1995 original. XIV, 228 PP with 102 b/w illust., plus 8 pages with 13 colour photos. FEP: A first World War souvenir handkerchief attempting to invoke the spirit of Nelson. REP: HMS Victory during the great restoration of 1922 to 1927. Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. 24.8 x 17.5. 1858337658

44827
WHITING, Roger
THE ENTERPRISE OF ENGLAND - The Spanish Armada
$10.00 AUD

Alan Sutton. London. 1988. 1st Ed. 248 PP with 97 b/w illustrations (maps, engravings, playing cards). Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 25.2 x 17.5. 0862994764

52012
WHITLOCK, Peter & PEARCE, William
H.M.S. VICTORY AND ADMIRAL LORD NELSON
$5.00 AUD

Royal Naval Museum. Portsmouth. c. 1989. Reprint. 24 PP with 8 colour photos, and 29 colour illustrations. Inside front cover: Lord Nelson's Prayer. Pictorial soft cover. Top corner of back cover with a crease. Near fine. 29.8 x 20.8.

18085
WILKINSON, Clennell
NELSON
$15.00 AUD

George G. Harrap & Co. London. 1931. Reprint (October 1931) of the August 1931 original. IX, 322 PP plus 22 plates with 3 battle plans and 20 bw illust. Fp: portrait of Nelson by Mathew Keymer. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine (sunned), bookplate of previous owner on front endpaper. Hinges a little weak, light foxing on preliminaries, o/wise very good. 22.2 x 14.2.

21012
WINTON, John (editor)
THE WAR AT SEA 1939-1945 - An Anthology of Personal Experience selected and edited by John Winton
$5.00 AUD

Pimlico. London. 1994. Reprint of the 1967 original. Volume I in the Freedom's Battle series. XX, 416 PP, plus 16 pages with 17 bw photos. Pictorial soft cover. Foxing on outside edges, o/wise very good. 23.3 x 15.2. 071266064X

The contributors: Winston Churchill, John Masefield, C.S. Forester, ..