Maritime Books

Royal Navy (RN)

Last update: Thursday, 29 February 2024.

74592
ADKINS, Roy & Lesley
THE WAR FOR ALL THE OCEANS - From Nelson at the Nile to Napoleon at Waterloo
$25.00 AUD

Little, Brown. London. 2006. 1st Ed. XXVI, 534 PP with 18 maps and plans, plus 16 pages with 32 b/w illustrations, including 12 portraits. Eps: Sketches of a 100-Gun Ship of the Line (FEP: Patterns of Sails / REP: Standing Rigging, Masts and Decks). Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24 x 16. 9780316728379

43412
AGAR, Captain Augustus
FOOTPRINTS IN THE SEA
$60.00 AUD

Evans Brothers. London. 1959. 1st Ed. 336 PP, plus 32 pages with 1 map and 46 b/w photos. Fp: The Author. Cloth cover, dj (price clipped). Slight ageing of paper. Near fine. 22.5 x 14.

Memoirs. Born 1890 in Ceylon, on the tea plantation of his father. Joined the Royal Navy on H.M.S. Britannia... WWI, WWII.

74217
AGAR, Captain Augustus
BALTIC EPISODE. A Classic of Secret Service in Russian Waters
$30.00 AUD

Hodder & Stoughton. London. 1963. 1st Ed. 255 PP with 2 plans, plus 8 pages with 15 b/w illustrations. Eps: Map of the Baltic sea. Hard cover, gilt title on spine. Stamps of previous owner at top of front endpaper, front outside page edge and his name at top of title page. Top outside edge tinted. A very good copy. 21 x 14.

Mission on the Baltic in the spring and summer of 1919 to rescue a British agent from the Bolsheviks at Petrograd.

47892
ALLEN, Arthur B. (editor)
TUDOR SHIPS AND SEAMEN - The Spacious Days of Queen Elizabeth
$5.00 AUD

Rockliff. London. c. 1960. 1st Ed. Background Book No. 3, in The Rockliff New Project series. 32 PP with 11 figures (4 period engravings and 7 drawings) . Soft cover. Rear cover with small chip. Ink stain on the inside of front cover and title page, o/wise good. 21.5 x 14.

Sir Francis Drake, Sir Martin Frobisher, the Hawkins Family...

69684
AMBROSE, Stephen E.
D-DAY: June 6, 1944 - The Climatic Battle of World War II
$10.00 AUD

Simon & Schuster UK Ltd. London. 2016. 1st UK paperback edition. 655, (3) PP with 9 maps, plus 32 pages with 64 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Spine with faint creases. Very good. 19.8 x 13. 9781471158261

45994
ANDREWS, Surgeon Captain O. W.
SEAMARKS AND LANDMARKS, being leaves from the log of Surgeon Captain O. W. Andrews, C.B.E., R.N.
$60.00 AUD

Ernest Benn Limited. London. 1927. 1st Ed. (8), 360, X, PP with 1 musical score and 5 drawings, plus 34 plates with 48 b/w illustrations, and a folded map of the Dardanelles and a folded chart of the South West Pacific). Fp: Portrait of the author. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Faint foxing and light wear to covers, o/wise a fine copy. 22.7 x 14.5.

Pacific Islands between December 1891 and February 1894 (Australia, New Zealand, New Caledonia, New Hebrides ...). Dardanelles and Gallipoli landing...

40518
ARMSTRONG, Thomas
DOVER HARBOUR
$10.00 AUD

Collins. London. 1949. 5th impression of the 1942 original. 576 PP. Eps: Maps of Straits of Dover, the Downs and town and fortifications of Dover. Cloth cover. Spine sunned. Ageing of paper. Stamp of previous owner on title page, and his signature on half title page. Good. 20.4 x 13.5.

Historical novel, set at the time of the French revolution and Napoleon Empire.

67206
ARON, Wellesley
WHEELS IN THE STORM - The Genesis of the Israeli Defence Forces
$35.00 AUD

Roebuck Book. Canberra. 1974. 1st edition. Foreword by Major-General Cullen. Roebuck Society Publication No. 13. X, 196 PP, plus 20 pages with b/w illustrations (4 cartoons and 36 photos). FEP: Map of Eastern Mediterranean Sea. REP: Map of Cyrenaica. Pictorial hard covers, dj. Fine. 25.1 x 18.2. 0909434042

Jewish Palestinian troops with the British Army (Royal Army Service Corps): Egypt, Libya, Malta, Italy.

36799
ARTHUR, Max
THE TRUE GLORY - The Royal Navy: 1914-1939
$10.00 AUD

Hodder & Stoughton. London. 1996. 1st Ed. XII, 292 PP, plus 16 pages with 29 b/w photos. Eps: Crew of H.M.S. Barham. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24 x 16. 0340623012

72504
ASPINALL-OGLANDER, Cecil
ROGER KEYES - Being the Biography of Admiral of the Fleet Lord Keyes of Zeebrugge and Dover
$20.00 AUD

The Hogarth Press. London. 1951. 2nd Impression of October 1951. XV, 478 PP with 5 maps and plans, plus 10 plates with 11 b/w illust. Fp: Roger Keyes: from the portrait by de Laszlo, 1923. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, price-clipped dust jacket which is in a protective mylar sleeve. Light foxing on outside page edges, name of previous owners at top of FFEP, o/wise contents near fine. 22.5 x 14.8.

Boxer uprising, relief of Peking legations... Gallipoli landings...

70904
AVIATION CLASSICS
AVRO VULCAN - Aviation Classics, Issue No.7
$15.00 AUD

Mortons Media Group / Aviation Classics. Horncastle, Lincs. 2010. Edited by Jarrod Cotter. 132 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (artworks, drawings, plans, photos). Pictorial soft covers. Fine. 29.7 x 21. 9781906167387

Celebrating the Avro Vulcan XH558's 50th Anniversary since entering RAF service.

70905
AVIATION CLASSICS
De Havilland DH.98 MOSQUITO - Aviation Classics, Issue No.10
$15.00 AUD

Mortons Media Group / Aviation Classics. Horncastle, Lincs. 2011. Edited by Tim Callaway. 132 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (artworks, drawings, plans, photos). Pictorial soft covers. Fine. 29.7 x 21. 9781906167578

Complete military history of the incredibly versatile Wooden Wonder.

70909
AVIATION CLASSICS
Supermarine SPITFIRE - Aviation Classics
$10.00 AUD

Mortons Media Group / Aviation Classics. Horncastle, Lincs. 2016. 2nd edition in the Aviation Classics. Edited by Jarrod Cotter. 132 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (artworks, drawings, plans, photos). Pictorial soft covers. Fine. 29.7 x 21. 9781909128910

Special 2nd edition to celebrate 80 years of the Spitfire.

38269
BACH, John
THE AUSTRALIA STATION - A History of the Royal Navy in the South West Pacific, 1821-1913
$75.00 AUD

NSW University Press. Sydney. 1986. 1st Ed. XI, 259 PP with 3 maps & 53 b/w illust. Fp: HMS Wolverene. Eps: Boundaries of Australia Station. Hard cover, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise a fine copy. 25 x 18.7. 0868403938

Royal Navy in Australian waters since 1821 when it was decided to detach a ship from the East Indies Station.

43596
BACON, Admiral Sir Reginald H. S. (editor)
BRITAIN'S GLORIOUS NAVY
$15.00 AUD

Odhams Press. London. c. 1944. Reprint of the August 1942 original. Foreword by Admiral Sir E. R. G. R. Evans. 320 PP with over 200 b/w illust. printed on superior gloss paper. Cloth cover, decoration on front cover and spine. Covers rubbed and worn around edges and repaired at hinges. Name of previous owner and date (April 1945) on front endpaper. Still a very good clean and complete copy. 22.7 x 15.

The Royal Navy in the middle of WWII. Life on board a battleship, Women's Royal Naval Service, submarine service, navies of the Empire, the Merchant Navy in wartime ...

75456
BAILEY, Lieutenant-Colonel F. M.
MISSION TO TASHKENT
$40.00 AUD

The Folio Society. London. 1999. 1st Folio edition, (reprint of the 1992 amended edition, 1946 original). Introduction and Epilogue by Peter Hopkirk. XXIV, 270 PP with 2 maps, plus 16 pages with 32 b/w illustrations. Fp: Author as a Russian soldier. Quarter bound, gilt title on cloth spine, illustrated covers, slipcase. Fine. 25 x 17.

Collapse of the Russian Empire in 1918: aftermath in central Asia.

65072
BALLANTYNE, Iain
GUIDE TO THE ROYAL NAVY 2014/15
$15.00 AUD

HPC Publishing / Warships International Fleet Review. St Leonards-on-sea, East Sussex. 2014. Special edition of Warships International Fleet Review. 68 PP with colour photos. Pictorial stiff cover. Fine. 29.6 x 21.

72463
BALLANTYNE, Iain
H.M.S. RODNEY
$60.00 AUD

Pen & Sword Maritime. Barnsley, South Yorkshire. 2008. 1st Ed. in the "Warships of the Royal Navy" series. Foreword by Commander R. W. Morris, R.N. 304 PP with 9 b/w illustrations (ink drawing, crest, cartoon, photos), plus 16 pages with 53 b/w illustrations (line drawings, sketch plans, portraits and photos). Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Neat ex-libris stamp of previous owner on FFEP, o/wise a fine copy. 29.6 x 21. 9781844154067

72629
BARBER, Mark
THE BRITISH FLEET AIR ARM IN WORLD WAR II
$25.00 AUD

Osprey Publishing. Oxford. 2008. 1st Ed. 64 PP with b/w illustrations (drawings and photos) and artwoks in colour by S. Walch & M. Postlethwaite on covers and on P.33 to 40. Pictorial stiff covers. Neat Ex Libris stamp of previous owner on title-page, o/wise fine. 24.8 x 18.5. 9781846032837

46148
BARTIMEUS
GREAT SECURITY
$15.00 AUD

Cassell. London. 1930. Popular edition of the 1925 original. (12), 300 PP. Cloth cover, decoration on front board. Foxing spots on outside edges and few pages. Renewed endpapers. Very good. 19.2 x 12.8.

Sketches of life at sea before WWI.

48133
BARTIMEUS
UNDER SEALED ORDERS. A Naval Adventure
$10.00 AUD

The Children's Press. London. 1958. Reprint. 256 PP, with 4 illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket with pieces missing. Foxing throughout, o/wise good. 20 x 14.

HMS Vengeance, Royal Navy and African jungle in the late 19th century

61908
BARTIMEUS
MALTA INVICTA
$15.00 AUD

Chatto & Windus. London. 1943. 4th impression. 32 PP, plus 8 pages with 9 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Small crease at top corner of front cover. War economy paper. Near fine. 19.8 x 13.

35515
BASSI, Heinz von
DAS SCHICKSAL DER LETTISCHEN HANDELSFLOTTE IM ZWEITEN WELTKRIEG (in Marine-Rundschau - No. 72, Issue 6, June 1975)
$10.00 AUD

J. F. Lehmanns. Munich. 1975. Contains article from P.328 to 344 with 1 table. Pictorial soft cover (Destroyer HMS Sheffield D 80). Near fine. German text. 24 x 17.

The fate of the Latvian merchant ships during World War II.

66194
BATTLE OF YPRES
THE GREAT WAR (in The Illustrated London News "Australasian Edition", May 1915 Vol. CXLVI, No. 3968, May 8, 1915)
$40.00 AUD

The Illustrated London News and Sketch Ltd. London. 1915. P.581 - 612 PP with b/w illustrations (paintings, photos, portraits). Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. Large format: 40 x 28.5.

The War and the Royal Academy: 9 pages with 20 paintings. 2 pages with 52 portraits of "Dead on the Field of Honour: Officers killed in Action". ... Ypres in Belgium - War in South West Africa - Euphrates Valley - Cameroon ...

10800
BAUMBER, Michael
GENERAL-AT-SEA - Robert Blake and the Seventeenth-Century Revolution in Naval Warfare
$15.00 AUD

John Murray. London. 1989. 1st Ed. (X), 284 PP with 18 maps & battle plans, plus 8 pages with 14 b/w illust. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Fine. 24 x 16. 0719547067

Biography of this soldier, turned sailor: actions during the English Civil War, the Dutch, the Spanish in the Mediterranean.

70623
BEAN, Charles
THE LIFE & LOVE OF A SEAFARING MAN
$20.00 AUD

Charles Bean. Hobart, Tasmania. c. 2010.. 1st edition, with an introduction by Lorrie Neate. (4), 136 PP With b/w illustrations: 1 facsimile of document and 8 photos. Pictorial soft covers. Spine lightly rubbed. Name of previous owner at top of preliminary page, o/wise fine. 20.8 x 14.8.

Royal Navy during WWII. Migrated and settled in Tasmania.

67306
BEATSON, Robert
NAVAL AND MILITARY MEMOIRS OF GREAT BRITAIN from 1727 to 1783 - Volume 3
$25.00 AUD

Adamant Media Corporation. New York. 2005. 1st in the "Elibron Classics Replica Edition". Unabridged facsimile of the 1804 original. (4), XV, 448 PP. Pictorial soft cover. Covers have been laminated. Fine. 21x 13.5. 9781402178382

Vol. III: Appendix to Volumes First and Second.

18960
BEAVER, Paul
ENCYCLOPAEDIA OF THE MODERN ROYAL NAVY, including the Fleet Air Arm & Royal Marines
$10.00 AUD

Patrick Stephens. Wellingborough, UK. 1987. 3rd Ed. of the 1982 original. 329 PP with maps, plans of ships, diagrams, and b/w photos. Title spread: Ark Royal and Illustrious, in late 1984. FEP: The Sharks in formation, flying the Gazelle HT 2. REP: Ballistic missile submarines. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Photo and part of text has been cut (removed) from the lower part of page 221/222, o/wise very good. 24 x 20. 0850598605

Royal Navy since 1945: organisation, role, warships... Naval equipment, weapons... Uniforms & insignia.

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

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

48578
BEAVER, Paul
BRITISH NAVAL AIR POWER 1945 TO THE PRESENT
$15.00 AUD

Arms and Armour Press. London. 1985. 1st Ed., No. 33 in the Warbirds Illustrated series. 66 PP with 8 colour and 117 b/w photos. Title spread: Scimitar. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 24.6 x 18.6. 0853687102

63187
BEAVER, Paul
MODERN ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS
$10.00 AUD

Patrick Stephens. Wellingborough. 1987. 1st Ed. 136 PP with 48 drawnings by Bob Downey and Ian Sturton, 16 colour and 94 b/w photos. Title spread: SSBN Revenge. Pictorial soft cover. Name of previous owner on half-title page. Very good. 19.8 x 13. 0850598613

Includes Royal Navy aircraft.

67293
BEAVER, Paul
ENCYCLOPAEDIA OF THE MODERN ROYAL NAVY, including the Fleet Air Arm & Royal Marines
$10.00 AUD

Patrick Stephens. Cambridge, UK. 1982. 1st Ed. 329 PP with maps, plans of ships, organigrams & bw photos. Title spread: superb also known as Super Bee. FEP: Southampton, a type 42 destroyers. REP: Hermes, manoeuvred by two tugs of the Royal Maritime Auxiliary Service. Hard cover, gilt title on spine. Near fine. 24 x 20. 0850595606

Royal Navy since 1945: organisation, role, warships... Naval equipment, weapons... Uniforms & insignia.

61697
BELFAST
HMS BELFAST - Guide
$5.00 AUD

Imperial War Museum. London. 1982. No pagination, 16 PP with 16 colour photos. Inside front cover: sketch plan oh HMS Belfast. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 24.7 x 16.5.

Floating museum, Symons Wharf, London.

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.

71634
BEN LINE
THE BEN LINE - The Story of a Merchant Fleet at War 1939-1945
$50.00 AUD

Thomas Nelson. London. 1946. 1st Ed., with a foreword by Wm. Thomson & Company. XI, 107 PP plus 2 photos of Merchant Navy Aircraft Carriers. Fp: Picture of damage to the hull after a torpedo attack. Eps: Maps of the Atlantic & Indian Oceans with the Mediterranean Sea where some Ben Line ships were damaged/sunk. Cloth cover with house flag (in colour) on front cover, dj. Offsetting of endpapers. Dust jacket with a few spots or small chips. An otherwise fine copy of a scarce title. 21.5 x 13.8.

A record of the many gallant episodes during WWII by the ships of the Ben Line.

55345
BENNETT, G. H. and R.
SURVIVORS, British Merchant Seamen in the Second World War
$25.00 AUD

The Hambledon Press. London. 1999. 1st Ed. XV, 287 PP with 6 text illustrations, plus 8 pages with 17 b/w photos. Fp: poster "Save for the brave!. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24 x 16. 1852851821

10797
BENNETT, Geoffrey
THE BATTLE OF TRAFALGAR
$10.00 AUD

Naval Institute Press. Annapolis. 1978. Reprint of the 1977 original. 256 PP with 23 maps, diagrams & illustrations, plus 8 pages with 19 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing. Near fine. 24.2 x 15.8. 0870219146

21st October, 1805.

38047
BENNETT, Geoffrey
NAVAL BATTLES OF THE FIRST WORLD WAR
$5.00 AUD

Pan Books. London. 1974. 1st paperback edition, in the Grand Strategy series. X, 308 PP with 14 maps and diagrams, plus 24 pages with 54 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover (rubbed). Spine creased, ageing of paper, foxing spots on edges. Good reading copy. 19.7 x 12.8. 030238620

52473
BENNETT, Geoffrey
NAVAL BATTLES OF THE FIRST WORLD WAR
$5.00 AUD

Pan Books. London. 1983. Reprint of the 1974 paperback edition, in the Grand Strategy series. X, 308 PP with 14 maps and diagrams, plus 8 pages with 18 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover (soiled). Spine creased, ageing of paper, foxing spots on edges. Good reading copy. 19.7 x 13. 0330238620

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.

19564
BENSTEAD, C.R.
SHALLOW WATERS
$10.00 AUD

Robert Hale. London. 1958. 1st Ed. 304 PP, plus 18 pages with 28 b/w illust. Fp: The "Royal Sovereign". FEP: Map of the "Shallow Waters", British Isles. REP: Maps of the East Coast of England and of the Orkneys Islands. Hard cover. Ex-library copy with label at foot of spine, and stamp on title-page and its verso. Flap of dust jacket pasted down on half-title page. Three other stamps in the margins, not affecting text. A very good reading copy. 22.2 x 14.2.

A maritime history of the British Isles: fishermen, life-boatmen, smugglers, pilots of Trinity House, men of the Royal Navy and the Merchant service...

18238
BERCKMAN, Evelyn
CREATORS AND DESTROYERS OF THE ENGLISH NAVY, as related by State Papers Domestic
$10.00 AUD

Hamish Hamilton. London. 1974. 1st Ed. XII, 212 PP, plus 16 pages with 20 b/w illustrations. Eps: Seals. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 22 x 14. 241890349

In the 17th Century, the Royal Navy flourished under the guidance of Elizabeth I, Charles I & Charles II, but was neglected under James I & Oliver Cromwell.

38869
BETHELL, Nicholas
LE FRONT RUSSE
$10.00 AUD

Editions Time-Life. Amsterdam. 1980. 1st French printing of the 1977 US original, in La Deuxième Guerre Mondiale series. 208 PP with 4 maps, 10 colour and 151 b/w illustrations. French text. Pictorial boards. Few foxing spots, o/wise fine. 28.8 x 24.

Barbarossa. Siege of Leningrad... Winter 1941.

51775
BINNS, Stewart
THE BRITISH EMPIRE IN COLOUR
$15.00 AUD

Carlton Book. London. 2002. 1st Ed. 160 PP with over 150 colour illustrations. Title Spread: Taj Mahal. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Fine. 26 x 22. 1842225170

Lavishly illustrated and published to co-incide with the three-part TV documentary series. From the ex-patriots in the early 1900s in far flung imperial outposts, to the multicultural Britain of today.

74133
BISHOP, Patrick
THE IRISH EMPIRE
$25.00 AUD

Boxtree / Macmillan. London. 1999. 1st Ed. 192 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Hard covers, dj. Small name label of previous owner at top of FFEP, o/wise fine (as new condition). 28.6 x 22.5. 9780752213958

The Story of the Irish abroad.

69620
BLACKMAN, Raymond V. B.
SHIPS OF THE ROYAL NAVY
$20.00 AUD

Macdonald & Jane's. London. 1973. 1st Ed. 208 PP with 104 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Note at top corner of front endpaper. Near fine. Oblong: 15 x 22. 035604596X

Aircraft carriers, commando carriers to auxiliary & ancillary vessels.

20617
BLACKMAN, Raymond V.B.
SHIPS OF THE ROYAL NAVY
$10.00 AUD

Macdonald & Jane's. London. 1973. 1st Ed. 208 PP with 104 bw photos. Illustrated plastic cover. Occasional foxing. Very good. Oblong: 15 x 22. 0356045978

Aircraft carriers, commando carriers to auxiliary & ancillary vessels. Picture gallery supplement of 5 aircraft, 9 helicopters, 6 missiles, 2 hovercraft.

40438
BLACKMORE, Howard L.
HUNTING WEAPONS
$20.00 AUD

Barrie & Jenkins. London. 1971. 1st Ed., in Arms and Armour series. XXX, 401 PP with 137 b/w illustrations, plus 40 pages with 151 b/w photos. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj. Light foxing on outside edges and the first and last leaves. Note on front endpaper, o/wise near fine. 24.2 x 15.5. 0257656405

Swords, Knives and Bayonets, Staff Weapons...

10658
BLAKE, George
BRITISH SHIPS AND SHIPBUILDERS
$20.00 AUD

Collins. London. 1946. 1st Ed., in the Britain in Pictures series. 48 PP with 29 b/w illustrations, plus 8 colour plates. Decorated hard cover, dj. Near fine. 22.5 x 16.5.

The development of ships, and the people who design and build them.

69609
BLORE, Lieutenant-Commander Trevor
COMMISSIONED BARGEES - The Story of the Landing Craft
$30.00 AUD

Hutchinson & Co. London. c. 1945. 1st Ed. Foreword by Rear-Admiral Thomas H. Troubridge. 216 PP, plus 16 pages with 16 b/w photos. Blue cloth covers with a few marks and light shelf wear, gilt title on spine. War economy paper, remnants of tape marks on endpapers and a little light foxing. Otherwise, internally near fine. Scarce. Image shows the title-page. 23.5 x 15.5.

12453
BONNER-SMITH, D. (editor)
THE BARRINGTON PAPERS, Selected From the Letters and Papers of Admiral The Hon. Samuel Barrington - Volume I
$25.00 AUD

Navy Records Society. London. 1937. 1st Ed. Publications of the Navy Records Society, volume 77. Vol. I: X, 464, (14 members) PP, plus 1 b/w plate and 1 folded plate on the state and condition of the forts and settlements on the coast of Africa. Fp: Admiral The Hon. Samuel Barrington. Includes a folded table on the state and condition of the forts and settlement on the coast of Africa Navy blue/cream buckram buckram, gilt device on front cover and gilt title on spine. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 24.2 x 15.5.

Towards the peace of 1748 followed by his various commands: HMS Seahorse, 1748, HMS Crown, 1753, HMS Norwich, 1754, the war with France, HMS Achilles 1757...

65497
BOUTIN, Emile
LES GRANDS NAUFRAGES DE L'ESTUAIRE: Le Saint-Philibert, le Lancastria, le Campbeltown et les autres
$55.00 AUD

Editions Rives Reines. Laval, France. 1992. 1st Ed. (6), 245, (5) PP with b/w illustrations (drawings, 1 musical score, facsimile of documents, 8 maps and 23 headpieces), plus 8 pages with 16 b/w illustrations. Eps: Lancastria. Cloth cover, dj. Name of previous owner at top of preliminary page, o/wise near fine French text. 22.7 x 15.5. 2909191036

Lancastria, 17 June 1940 sunk by Luftwaffe: 5000 to 7000 deaths. HMS Campbelltown and the U-Boat base at Saint Nazaire.

53973
BOWEN, Frank
FAMOUS SHIPS
$10.00 AUD

Puffin / Penguin Books. London. c. 1946. 1st Ed. No. 39 in the Puffin Picture Book series. No pagination, 28 PP with b/w and colour illustrations by Frank Mason. Centrefold: The Victory at Trafalgar and the Victory today. Pictorial soft cover. Covers rubbed and worn at corner. Top corner of front cover missing. Occasional foxing, o/wise good. Oblong: 18.7 x 22.5.

49843
BOWEN, Frank C.
THE KING'S NAVY
$20.00 AUD

Methuen. London. 1925. 1st Ed. VIII, 252 PP with 9 drawings, plus 30 plates with 46 b/w photos by Stephen Cribb. Fp: Hoisting the Colours. Cloth cover, device and title on front cover and spine. Offsetting on endpapers. Foxing, o/wise very good. 22 x 17.

56362
BOWEN, Frank C.
THE FLAG OF THE SOUTHERN CROSS 1939-1945
$15.00 AUD

Shaw Savill & Albion. London. 1947. 1st Ed. (8), 72, (2) PP, plus 12 b/w plates. Title Page: House flag. Cloth cover, gilt decoration and title on front cover (gilt dulled). Ex-library copy with some stamps and library markings on spine and endpapers, o/wise very good. 22.2 x 14.2.

The record of WWII actions where Shaw Savill and Albion lost 473 sea-going staff & 4 shore staff.

73091
BOYD, Andrew
THE ROYAL NAVY IN EASTERN WATERS - Linchpin of Victory 1935-1942
$45.00 AUD

Ridge Books / NUS Press / National University of Singapore. Singapore. 2017. 1st Ed. Foreword by N.A.M. Rodger. XXI, 538 PP with 4 maps and 10 tables, plus 16 pages with 30 b/w illustrations (1 painting and 29 photos). Stiff covers, pictorial front. Fine (mint condition). 23.3 x 15.5. 9789814722667

45767
BOYLE, Vice-Admiral W. H. D. (compiler)
GALLANT DEEDS
$15.00 AUD

Gieves Ltd. Portsmouth. C. 1970. Facsimile reprint of the 1919 original. (8), 62 PP. Cloth cover, gilt device and title on front cover. Gilt lettering faded, o/wise contents near fine. 22 x 14.4.

Being a record of the circumstances under which the Victoria Cross, Conspicuous Gallantry, or Albert Medal were won by Petty Officers, Non-Commissioned Officers and Men of the Royal Navy, Royal Marines and the Reserve Forces during the years of War, 1914-1919.

49084
BRADFORD, Admiral Sir Edward E.
LIFE OF ADMIRAL OF THE FLEET SIR ARTHUR KNYVET WILSON
$55.00 AUD

John Murray. London. 1923. 1st Ed. XII, 257, (2 publications) PP with 3 figures, plus 5 b/w plates. Fp: Portrait of Admiral of the Fleet Sir Arthur Knyvet Wilson. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Spine lightly sunned. Few foxing spots on outside edges and some pages. Name of previous owners on front endpaper. Very good. Image shows title-page and frontispiece. 22.5 x 15.

19151
BRADFORD, Ernle
THE MIGHTY HOOD
$15.00 AUD

Coronet. London. 1977. 4th impression by Coronet of the 1959 original. 224 PP with 1 ship plan, 1 table & 2 maps. Paperback. Very good. 17.8 x 11.

The life and death of the Royal Navy's proudest ship.

68405
BRADFORD, Ernle
THE STORY OF THE MARY ROSE
$10.00 AUD

The Mary Rose Trust / Hamish Hamilton. London. 1982. 1st Ed. 207 PP with numerous b/w and 19 colour illustrations (engravings, paintings, photos, plans, sketches, ..). Title-page: The "Henry Grace à Dieu". Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Stamps and markings of "The Tasmanian Maritime and Folk Museum" on endpapers and title page. Endpapers reinforced at gutter. Very good reading copy. 25.3 x 19.5. 0241107687

The warship which sank without firing a shot, in an engagement against the French fleet. Her story and salvage.

72314
BRADFORD, Ernle
THE STORY OF THE MARY ROSE
$20.00 AUD

Book Club Assoc. London. 1982. Reprint. 207 PP with numerous b/w and 19 colour illust. (engravings, paintings, photos, plans, sketches, ..). Title-page: The "Henry Grace à Dieu". Hard cover, dj. Blind seal of previous owner on FFEP, o/wise a fine copy. . 25.3 x 19.5.

The warship which sank without firing a shot, in an engagement against the French fleet. Her story and salvage.

70418
BRAHMS, Caryl & SHERRIN, Ned
BENBOW WAS HIS NAME
$25.00 AUD

Hutchinson of London. London. 1967. 1st Ed. (10), 209 PP with 9 headpieces, plus 8 pages with 1 colour and 6 b/w illustrations. Fp (in colour): Admiral Benbow, by Sir Godfrey Kneller. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Library stamp on half title page and last page. Slight ageing of paper and foxing on outside edges. Very good. 21.( x 14.

A story of tall ships in battle compiled from literature of the sea and fashioned in a novel.

16951
BROCK, Rear Admiral P.W. & GREENHILL, Basil
STEAM AND SAIL: IN BRITAIN AND NORTH AMERICA
$10.00 AUD

David & Charles. Newton Abbot. 1973. 1st Ed. 112 PP with 80 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. A little light foxing, o/wise near fine. 24.5 x 19.5. 0715359673

Eighty photographs, mainly from the National Maritime Museum, depicting British & North American naval, merchant & special purpose vessels of the period of transition from sail to steam.

65845
BRODIE, Fawn M.
THE DEVIL DRIVES - A Life of Sir Richard Burton
$15.00 AUD

Eyre & Spottiswoode. London. 1968. Reprint of the 1967 original. 390 PP, plus 16 pages with 23 b/w illustrations. Eps: map "The search for the Nile 1858-1863. Cloth cover, title on a vignette on spine. Vignette with title badly rubbed. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Slight ageing of paper and foxing. Very good reading copy. 22.8 x 14.5.

21942
BROMLEY, J. S. (editor)
THE MANNING OF THE ROYAL NAVY. Selected Public Pamphlets 1693-1873
$10.00 AUD

Navy Records Society. London. 1974. 1st Ed. Publications of the Navy Records Society, Volume 119. L, 409, (7 publications) PP, plus 4 pages with facsimile title page of 4 pamphlets. Blue buckram, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 23 x 15.5.

25 pamphlets: on impressment, Marine Militia... Suggestions for improving the character of Merchant Seamen, and providing an efficient Naval Reserve.

48240
BROWN, David
CARRIER OPERATIONS IN WORLD WAR II, Volume 1: The Royal Navy
$20.00 AUD

Ian Allan. London. 1974. 2nd edition (completely reset) of the 1968 original. 160 PP, plus 64 pages with 136 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Near fine. 23.5 x 15.5. 0711005125

55744
BROWN, David
THE ROYAL NAVY AND THE FALKLANDS WAR
$35.00 AUD

Leo Cooper. London. 1987. 1st Ed. 384 PP with 7 maps and 135 b/w photos, plus 8 pages with 16 colour photos. Eps: map of the Falklands Islands. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 25.2 x 19.5. 0850520592

Story of the fleet of vessels (Royal Navy, Royal Fleet Auxiliary, Merchant Navy) sent 7000 miles from England to take back the Falkland Islands in 1982.

74981
BROWN, David K.
THE GRAND FLEET - Warship Design and Development 1906-1922
$65.00 AUD

Caxton Publishing. London. 2003. Reprint of the 1999 original published by Chatham. 208 PP with tables and b/w illustrations (photos, plans, sketch plans) throughout. Illustrated pictorial boards, dust jacket. A fine/as new copy. 26 x 22. 1840675314

69629
BROWN, Malcolm, & MEEHAN, Patricia
SCAPA FLOW, The reminiscences of men and women who served in Scapa Flow in the two World Wars
$10.00 AUD

Pan Books / Pan Macmillan. London. 2002. 1st Pan paperback edition of the 1968 original. 264 PP with 1 map, plus 24 pages with 41 b/w photos. Pictorial soft covers with light wear, slight ageing of paper on outside edges. Very good. 19.6 x 12.9. 9781405007856

Royal Navy base set in the Orkney Islands. WWI: Battle of Jutland, internment then scuttling of the German High Seas Fleet... WWII: loss of the Royal Oak...

51915
BROWNLEE, Walter
THE NAVY THAT BEAT NAPOLEON
$5.00 AUD

Cambridge University Press. Cambridge. 1980. .1st edition in the Cambridge Introduction to the History of Mankind series. 48 PP with b/w illustrations (engravings, photos, sketches & plans). Pictorial soft cover. Covers sunned close to the spine, o/wise near fine. Oblong: 20.2 x 21.2. 0521221455

Launched 1860 as a reply to the previous building of Gloire designed by Dupuy de Lome as a threat to the Royal Navy. Her brief career (1871-1884), her demise, and her restoration from 1979.

16937
BRYANT, Arthur
SAMUEL PEPYS, The Saviour of the Navy
$15.00 AUD

Collins. London. 1949. New Ed of 1938 orig. (12), 452 PP plus 6 plates. Fp: Samuel Pepys, Secretary of the Admiralty, aged about 54. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). Signature on FFEP. Light foxing on endpapers and outside edges. Very good. 22.5 x 14.5.

The dramatic story of Pepys' second secretaryship to the Admiralty 1683-1689. Voyage to Tangier in 1683, Imperial outpost and African stronghold of the Navy for 21 years, where he realized how decayed the Navy had become,...

19075
BRYANT, Arthur
SAMUEL PEPYS, The Years of Peril
$20.00 AUD

Collins. London. 1952. 3rd reprint of the 1948 new edition, (orig. of 1935). XIV, 466 PP, plus 6 full-page plates. Fp: The Britannia of 1682. FEP: The Thames and Medway. REP: London under Charles II. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). Foxing on outside edges, o/wise very good. 22 x 14.2.

The rising Admiralty servant: 1669-1683.

41727
BRYANT, Arthur
SAMUEL PEPYS - The Saviour of the Navy
$5.00 AUD

The Reprint Society. London. 1953. Reprint of the 1949 edition published by Wm. Collins. VIII, 309 PP. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Stamp of previous owner on front endpaper. Light foxing, o/wise very good. 18.8 x 13.

The dramatic story of Pepys' second secretaryship to the Admiralty 1683-1689. Voyage to Tangier in 1683, Imperial outpost and African stronghold of the Navy for 21 years, where he realized how decayed the Navy had become,...

54950
BRYANT, Arthur (editor)
THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS - April 29, 1950
$15.00 AUD

The Illustrated London News. London. 1950. No. 5793, Volume 216, 29 April 1950. 645-684 PP with advertisements and b/w illustrations (cut-aways, drawings & photos). Soft cover. Near fine. 37 x 26.

Madame Tussaud. The Royal Academy 1950: pictures by Mr. Winston Churchill. Escape from the twentieth century, by raft The Kon-Tiki expedition, by Thor Heyerdahl. Centrefold: A 20-knot Electric submarine. Marine Art at Greenwich.

54952
BRYANT, Arthur (editor)
THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS - January 3, 1953
$15.00 AUD

The Illustrated London News. London. 1953. No. 5933, Volume 222, January 3, 1953. 1-36 PP with advertisements and b/w illustrations (cut-aways, drawings & photos). Centrefold: the Vickers Valiant. Stapled soft covers. Near fine. 37 x 26.

Dr. Alain Bombard and the crossing of the Atlantic on L'Heretique. The French liner Champollion wrecked off Beirut, 22nd December 1952. Capture of the second fossil fish Coelacanth. Dr. Hans Hass in the Red Sea...

70698
BRYANT, Arthur & KENYON, Professor John
FREEDOM'S OWN ISLAND: The British Oceanic Expansion
$20.00 AUD

Collins. London. 1986. 1st edition. Volume 2 in the "A History of Britain and the British People" series. (8), 568 PP with 1 genealogical tree and 7 maps or diagrams, plus 24 pages with 20 b/w plates for 21 illustrations. FEP: Map "Sir Francis Drake's circumnavigation of the world". REP: Map "Iberian Peninsular Wars". Hard cover, gilt title on vignette on spine, dj. Signature of previous owner on front endpaper, o/wise fine. 24 x 16. 0002174111

Chapter 13 "The Search for Stability", by Professor J. P. Kenyon.

36874
BULLOCKE, J. G. (editor)
THE TOMLINSON PAPERS - selected from the correspondence and pamphlets of Captain Robert Tomlinson, R.N., & Vice-Admiral Nicholas Tomlinson
$20.00 AUD

Navy Records Society. London. 1935. 1st Ed., Publications of the Navy Records Society, Volume 74. XXIX, 400 PP, plus 2 folded tables. Fp: Portrait of Vice-Admiral Nicholas Tomlinson. Navy blue/cream buckram, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine. Pages trimmed. Occasional foxing. Very good. 23.2 x 15.

Essay on manning the Royal Navy without recourse to Impressment. Essay on Timber Preservation.

68498
BURGESS, Douglas R., Jr.
SEIZE THE TRIDENT, The Race for Superliner Supremacy and How It Altered the Great War
$15.00 AUD

International Marine / McGraw-Hill. Camden, Maine. 2005. 1st Ed. X, 296 PP, plus 6 pages with 11 b/w illustrations. . Hard cover, gilt title on spine. Stamps of "University of Tasmania" on endpapers, title page and top outside edge. Rubbed patch at foot of spine. Internally very good. 23.5 x 15.5 0071430091

18135
BURNS, Lt. Cdr. K. V.
DEVONPORT BUILT WARSHIPS SINCE 1860
$5.00 AUD

Maritime Books. Liskeard, Cornwall. 1981. 1st Ed. 112 PP with 3 silhouettes and 60 b/w photos. Pictorial card cover. Very good. 20.6 x 14.8. 0950632376

From the Royalist of the Rosario Class, launched 1861, to the Scylla of the Leander Class, launched 1968.

20133
BURNS, Lt. Cdr. K. V.
BADGES AND BATTLE HONOURS OF H.M. SHIPS
$15.00 AUD

Maritime Books. Liskeard, Cornwall. 1986. 1st Ed. X, 11-208 PP with 1 bw crest, 115 bw photos of warships and 187 crests in colour. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 30.2 x 21.5. 0907771262

Badges covering H.M. Ships in commission, or being built, in 1986.

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

49275
CALLENDER, Geoffrey
THE NAVAL SIDE OF BRITISH HISTORY
$20.00 AUD

Christophers. London. 1924. 1st Ed. IX, 10-305 PP, plus 18 bw plates. Fp: Sir Francis Drake. Eps: The Globe, after the map made by Martin Behaim of Nuremberg 1492. Cloth cover, gilt vignette on front cover and gilt title on spine. Spine slightly sunned. Foxing spots on outside edges. Signature of previous owner on verso of frontispiece. Near fine. 22 x 14.2.

Genesis of British sea-power, the Royal Navy...

51172
CALLENDER, Geoffrey
THE QUEEN'S HOUSE GREENWICH. A Short History, 1617-1937
$10.00 AUD

Yelf Brothers Ltd. Newport, Isle of Wight. 1937. 1st Ed. (2), 28 PP with 2 plans and 2 b/w photos, plus 28 pages with 24 b/w plates. Title page: Queen's House. Stapled soft covers. Few foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. 24.3 x 18.2.

46128
CALLENDER, Geoffrey (editor)
SEA PASSAGES. A Naval Anthology and Introduction to the Study of English
$10.00 AUD

Cambridge University Press. Cambridge. 1943. 1st Ed. VIII, 216 PP. Cloth cover, title on front cover and spine. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. War economy paper. Very good. 19 x 13.

From: The Coming of the Armada (1588), by Charles Kingsley, to The Navy is Here' (1940), by Winston S. Churchill.

16862
CALLENDER, Sir Geoffrey
THE NAVAL SIDE OF BRITISH HISTORY
$15.00 AUD

Christophers. London. 1941. Reprint (orig. 1924). 305 PP plus 18 b/w plates. Fp: Sir Francis Drake. Eps: The Globe after the map by Martin Behaim of Nuremberg 1492. Hard cover, protected dust jacket has a few small chips and small piece missing at top of spine. Signature and date on verso of Frontispiece. Paper browning & light foxing (mainly on prelims), o/wise a very good clean copy. 21.7 x 14.5.

From the rise of the Royal Navy under Henry VII. Chronology: P.281 to 294.

20580
CAMPBELL, Rear-Admiral Gordon
MY MYSTERY SHIPS
$5.00 AUD

Hodder & Stoughton. London. 1929. Popular edition, reprint in December 1929 of the October 1928 original. XX, 300 with 20 text illust. by Lieutenant J.E. Broome, plus 9 b/w plates (1 plan, 2 sketches & 6 photos). Fp: Rear-Admiral Gordon Campbell. Cloth cover. Renewed endpapers. Foxing. Good. 22.2 x 14.5.

Q-ships or decoy ships. 180 mystery ships were fitted during WWI, and helped to destroy 11 U-Boats.

34832
CAMPBELL, Rear-Admiral Gordon
MY MYSTERY SHIPS
$10.00 AUD

Hodder & Stoughton. London. 1929. 1st popular edition in September 1929 of the October 1928 original. XVIII, 300 with 20 text illust. by Lieutenant J.E. Broome plus 7 b/w plates. Cloth cover (soiled). Renewed endpapers. Lacks Illustrations page, frontispiece and 1 plate. Reading copy. 22.2 x 14.5.

Q-ships or decoy ships. 180 mystery ships were fitted during WWI, and helped to destroy 11 U-Boats.

48833
CAMPBELL, Rear-Admiral Gordon
MY MYSTERY SHIPS
$15.00 AUD

Hodder & Stoughton. London. 1932. 3rd reprint of the September 1929 Cheaper Edition, of the October 1928 original. XVIII, 300 PP with 20 text illustrations by Lieutenant J.E. Broome, plus 7 b/w plates. Cloth cover. Spine with a 1.5 cm tear at head and a 3 cms split at lower part of rear hinge. Foxing. Very good. 22.2 x 14.5.

Q-ships or decoy ships. 180 mystery ships were fitted during WWI, and helped to destroy 11 U-Boats.

48859
CAMPBELL, Vice-Admiral Gordon
MY MYSTERY SHIPS
$10.00 AUD

Hodder & Stoughton. London. 1937. 13th edition of the 1928 original, with a foreword by Admiral Sir Lewis Bayly. 219 PP with 17 illustrations by Lieutenant J.E. Broome. Cloth cover. Spine sunned. Foxing spots on outside edges and few pages. Good. 18 x 12.

Q-ships or decoy ships. 180 mystery ships were fitted during WWI, and helped to destroy 11 U-Boats.

30120
CAPPER, D. P.
MOAT DEFENSIVE - A History of the Waters of the Nore Command 55 BC to 1961
$10.00 AUD

Arthur Barker. London. 1963. 1st Ed. XI, 251 PP with 2 drawings and 8 maps, plus 16 pages with 24 b/w illust. Vignette on title page. Eps: A prospect of Chatham Dock. Hard cover. Occasional foxing, o/wise near fine. 22.2 x 14.5..

Published at the time of the closing of the Nore Command (South East corner of England).

40539
CAPPER, D. P.
MOAT DEFENSIVE - A History of the Waters of the Nore Command 55 BC to 1961
$15.00 AUD

Arthur Barker. London. 1963. 1st Ed. XI, 251 PP with 2 drawings and 8 maps, plus 16 pages with 24 b/w illust. Vignette on title page. Eps: A prospect of Chatham Dock. Cloth cover, dj (price-clipped and a few chips). Foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. 22.2 x 14.5..

Published at the time of the closing of the Nore Command (South East corner of England).

40511
CHACK, Paul
LA ROUTE DES INDES SAUVEE PAR LA FRANCE
$10.00 AUD

Les Editions de France. Paris. 1937. 1st Ed., in the Marins à la Bataille series. (4), 122 PP with 2 maps and 12 drawings by Haffner. Pictorial soft cover. Slight ageing of paper, few foxing spots on edges. Very good. French text. 19 x 14.

In February 1915, the guns of 2 French warships Requin and d'Entrecasteaux repelled an attack by Turkish forces on the Suez Canal (The Way to India).

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.

42618
CHATTERTON, E. Keble
THE BIG BLOCKADE
$10.00 AUD

Hurst & Blackett. London. c. 1934. Reprint (6th thousand) of the 1932 original. X, 11-287 PP with 3 maps, plus 1 colour plate and 16 b/w plates with 28 photos. Fp (in colour): Engagement between H.M.S. Alcantara and S.M.S Greif, painting by Charles Dixon. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Signature of previous owner on front endpaper. Foxing spots on outside edges, occasional foxing in text, o/wise very good. 22 x 14.5.

42619
CHATTERTON, E. Keble
GALLANT GENTLEMEN
$15.00 AUD

Hurst & Blackett. London. 1934. 6th impression of the 1931 original. 296 PP with 1 plan, 1 sketch, 4 maps, plus 16 b/w plates with 31 photos. Fp: After the Falklands Battle. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Foxing spots on outside edges, occasional foxing in text, o/wise a near fine copy. 22 x 14.5.

44162
CHATTERTON, E. Keble
GALLANT GENTLEMEN
$10.00 AUD

Hurst & Blackett. London. 1934. 6th impression of the 1931 original. 296 PP with 1 plan, 1 sketch, 4 maps, plus 16 b/w plates with 31 photos. Fp: After the Falklands Battle. Cloth cover. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Spine sunned. Foxing spots on outside edges, occasional foxing in text, o/wise very good. 22 x 14.5.

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.

49227
CHATTERTON, E. Keble
VALIANT SAILORMEN
$15.00 AUD

Hurst & Blackett. London. 1936. Reprint, 7th thousand. X, 11-287 PP with 1 map, plus 16 plates with 29 b/w photos. Fp: Hero of the Hurricane, Captain D.L.C. Evans of the S.S. Phemius. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Few foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. Image shows title-page and frontispiece. 22 x 14.

40433
CHERRY, Commander A. H.
YANKEE R.N. - Being the story of a Wall Street Banker who voluntered for active duty in the Royal Navy before America came into war
$15.00 AUD

Jarrolds. London. 1954. 7th reprint in December 1954 of the June 1951 original. 544 PP with 3 b/w illustrations, plus 32 b/w plates. Fp: I join the Royal Navy. FEP: Map of the North Atlantic Ocean. REP: Map of the south part of the North Sea. Cloth covers with wear around edges and extremities of spine, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on a faded spine, top edge tinted. Signature of previous owner at top of title-page, o/wise contents clean and still a very good copy. 23.6 x 16.5.

65018
CHESNEAU, Roger & RIMELL, Ray
SEA HARRIER - British Aerospace Sea Harrier FRS MK 1
$20.00 AUD

Linewrights Ltd Publication. Chipping Ongar, Essex. 1984. 1st Ed. No. 3 in the Aeroguide series. 32 PP with 69 b/w photos and 9 line drawings and colour profile by Steve Archibald. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 29/7 x 21. 0946958025

10822
CHILDERS, Colonel Spencer (editor)
A MARINER OF ENGLAND - An Account of the Career of William Richardson from Cabin Boy in the Merchant Service to Warrant Officer in the Royal Navy [1780 to 1819] as told by Himself
$20.00 AUD

Conway / United States Naval Institute. London / Annapolis. 1970. New impression of the 1908 original. XVI, 317 PP. Fp: Basque roads, 12 April 1809. Eps: Fight between Formidable and Caesar. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover and spine, gilt title on spine, dj (spine sunned). Foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. 21.8 x 14.5. 0870218468

Slave trade, war in the Indian Ocean and the West Indies. Lisbon and the Peninsular War.

70884
CHORLTON, Martyn (editor)
MOSQUITO, Britain's World War Two 'Wooden Wonder' - Aeroplane Icons Series
$10.00 AUD

Kelsey Publishing Group / Aeroplane Magazine. Cudham, Kent. 2012. 132 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (artworks, drawings, plans, photos). Pictorial soft covers. Fine. 29.7 x 21. 9781907426599

70892
CHORLTON, Martyn (editor)
VICKERS - Company Profile 1911-1977
$10.00 AUD

Kelsey Publishing / Aeroplane Magazine. Cudham, Kent.. 2013. May 2013 edition. 132 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (artworks, drawings, plans, photos), plus a large folded plate with 2 plans (scale 1:144). Pictorial soft covers. Fine. 29.7 x 21. 9781907426629

70895
CHORLTON, Martyn (editor)
HURRICANE, The RAF's Renowned World War 2 Workhorse - Aeroplane Icons series
$10.00 AUD

Kelsey Publishing Group / Aeroplane Magazine. Cudham, Kent. 2011. 132 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (artworks, drawings, plans, photos). Pictorial soft covers. Fine. 29.7 x 21. 9781907426193

75004
CHURCHILL, Winton S.
THE SECOND WORLD WAR - The Gathering Storm / Their Finest Hour / The Grand Alliance / The Hinge of Fate / Closing the Ring / Triumph and Tragedy (in 6 Volumes)
$75.00 AUD

The Reprint Society. London. 1953, 1954 & 1956. Reprint of the 1st edition by "The Reprint Society" (original of 1948). Vol. I: XX, 21 - 638 PP with tables and 5 diagrams and 13 maps. Vol. II: XVII, 18 - 603 PP with tables, 6 diagrams and 19 maps (3 on double page). Vol. III: XVI, 17 - 716 PP with 23 maps (2 on double page) and 3 diagrams. Vol. IV: XVI, 17 - 812 PP with tables and 36 maps an diagrams (1 on double page). Vol. V: XVI, 17 - 592 PP with tables and 22 maps and diagrams. Vol. VI: XVI, 17 - 648 PP with tables and 27 maps and diagrams. Cloth covers, signature of Winston Churchill on front cover of each volume and titles on spine. Volume I with a crease on title page. Vols. I and III with a brief note on front endpaper. Spine of Volume IV is rubbed. Covers slightly foxed and soiled. Otherwise contents are clean and overall, a near fine set. This is a heavy item and postage will be higher than usual. Please ask for a quote. 20 x 13.5.

72871
CLARK, Alan
THE FALL OF CRETE
$15.00 AUD

Cassell Military Paperbacks. London. 2001. 1st paperback edition of the 1962 original. 211 PP with 2 maps, plus 8 pages with 16 b/w photos. Stiff covers, pictorial front. Ex Libris stamp of previous owner on half title page. Near fine. 19.7 x 12.8. 9780304353484

72411
CLEUGH, James
CAPTAIN THOMAS JOHNSTONE 1772-1839 - Smuggler's Reach
$45.00 AUD

Andrew Melrose. London. 1955. 1st Ed. No. 2, in The Rogues Gallery series. 318 PP, plus 24 PP with 23 old engravings. Fp: View of the Ton & Harbour of Portsmouth in Hamlpshire. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). Dust jacket with small tears (repaired), now in a protective sleeve. Slight ageing of paper. Very good. 23.2 x 16.

74337
CLINKER KNOCKER
"AYE, AYE, SIR" - A Saga of the Lower Deck
$150.00 AUD

Rich & Cowan, Ltd. London. c. 1935. 1st Ed. Foreword by Rear-Admiral Sir Thomas J. Spence Lyne. X, 310 PP, plus 15 plates with b/w photos. Fp: A Stokehold in Pre-War Days. Blue cloth cover faded, gilt title on faded spine. Front gutter a little shaky and reinforced. Faint discreet name and address stamp of previous owner at top of FFEP, minimal foxing around edges. A very good clean copy of a scarce title. Image shows Frontispiece and title-page. 22 x 14.

25 years at sea: Merchant Navy: Joined the S.S. Tokio, of Wilson Line in 1908... Service in the Royal Navy up to 1920?... Return to the Merchant Navy: on "Port Caroline" to New Zealand. ... Reservist with Royal Canadian Navy.

71578
COLEMAN, Lieutenant E.C. R.N.
THE ROYAL NAVY IN LINCOLNSHIRE
$20.00 AUD

Richard Kay. Lincolnshire. 1992. 1st Ed. ix, 82 PP with 78 b/w illust. Fp: Edward Fiennes Clinton - Lord High Admiral. Hard cover, dust jacket. Dedicatory note, signed by the author on title page. A near fine copy. 27 x 18.8. 0902662996

56646
COLLEDGE, J. J.
SHIPS OF THE ROYAL NAVY: An Historical Index - Volume 1: Major Ships (Excluding Trawlers, Drifters, Tugs, Etc.)
$20.00 AUD

David & Charles. London. 1969. 1st Ed. 624 PP. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). Newspaper clipping tipped in on front endpaper. Dust jacket rubbed. Faint foxing. Very good. 22.2 x 14.5. 071534353X

Covers about 13,000 ships. From "Abelard Submarine 1945 "A" Class, Portsmouth Dockyard, to "Zulu" Frigate, 2300 Tons ..

40315
COLLINGRIDGE, J. H. & EDE, J. R.
CATALOGUE OF AN EXHIBITION OF NAVAL RECORDS AT THE PUBLIC RECORD OFFICE
$10.00 AUD

H.M.S.O. London. 1950. 1st Ed. Introduction by Hilary Jenkinson. 53 PP, with 1 head piece, 3 tail pieces, and facsimile of 7 signatures, plus 4 pages with 7 b/w illustrations. Soft covers a littl foxed, some marginal scoring, staples removed, o/wise very good. 21.2 x 13.5.

Historical notes and description of 71 items, from King John's Galleys (1212) to Bombardment of Alexandria (1882).

74440
COLLINS, John & DODDS, James
RIVER COLNE SHIPBUILDERS - A Portrait of Shipbuilding 1786-1988
$65.00 AUD

Jardine Press Ltd. London. 2009. 1st paperback edition. Foreword by Richard Woodman. (X), 314 PP with 6 headpieces (map of the River Colne) and over 170 b/w or colour illustrations. Pictorial stiff covers. 2 light creases on spine, o/wise fine. 32 x 24. 9780955203589

39140
COOK, Graeme
NONE BUT THE VALIANT - Stories of War at Sea
$10.00 AUD

Rupert Hart-Davis. London. 1972. 1st Ed. 154 PP, plus 16 pages with 1 painting and 26 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Small felt mark at top of front endpaper, o/wise near fine. 22.2 x 13.7. 0246105399

Submarine Patrol. U-Boat Attack... Raider at Large... Raid on St Nazaire...

70413
CORBETT, Sir Julian S.
NAVAL OPERATIONS - History of the Great War based on Official Documents - Volume II
$20.00 AUD

Naval & Military Press & The Imperial War Museum. London. c. 2009. Paperback reprint of the 2nd edition of 1929. XII, 448 PP with 2 maps "Gallipoli, the southern beaches" in text, plus16 plates (5 of them on double page). Pictorial soft cover. Front cover with a crease. 5 pages with some hightlighting of text. Pictorial soft covers. Very good. 23.5 x 15.5 1843424908

53690
CORNISH, John B. (editor)
THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF A CORNISH SMUGGLER (Captain Harry Carter, of Prussia Cove) 1749-1809
$15.00 AUD

D. Bradford Barton Ltd. Truro, Cornwall. 1971. Reprint of the 1894 edition. XXII, 103 PP with a map English Channel on double page. Fp: Bessie's Cove from the Enez Point. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 18.5 x 12.

40607
CORNISH, Richard, FENTON, Roy, LOUGHRAN, Louis, OSBORNE, Richard, PEIN, Joachim & SPONG, Harry
FIFTY DYNAMIC YEARS
$10.00 AUD

World Ship Society. Gravesend. 2000. 1st Ed. 72 PP with 72 b/w photos of ships and 24 colour illustrations of Flags and Funnels. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21 x 14.8. 0905627940

Fifty years with the World Ship Society. Clipped wings: British aircraft carrier development 1947-1999 by Richard Osborne... Plus ça change: Fifty years of fashions in Flags and Funnels by J.l. Loughran... Cargo ships: The Blue Funnel experience Post War, by Robert Cornish...

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.

70893
COTTER, Jarrod (editor)
LANCASTER, Britain's Iconic War-Winning Bomber - Aeroplane Icons Series
$10.00 AUD

Kelsey Publishing / Aeroplane Magazine. Cudham, Kent.. 2013. 1st edition. 132 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (artworks, drawings, plans, photos), plus a large folded plate with 2 plans (scale1:144). Pictorial soft covers. Fine. 29.7 x 21. 9781907426520

64330
COURTNEY, Nicholas
GALE FORCE 10 - The Life and Legacy of Admiral Beaufort 1774-1857
$10.00 AUD

Review. London. 2002. 1st edition. XII, 340 PP with 2 maps and 10 b/w illustrations, plus 8 pages with 3 b/w and 14 colour illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 19.7 x 13. 0747272107

Hydrographer of the Navy for 26 years, who gave the world the Beaufort Scale.

65774
CRABBE, Raoul
LES GRANDES HEURES DE LA ROYAL NAVY
$20.00 AUD

Les Oeuvres, Ad. Goemaere, editeur. Bruxelles. 1946. 1st Ed. 478 PP with 2 tables and 13 battle plans, plus 16 plates with 24 b/w illustrations (2 engravings and 22 photos). Card covers a little cocked, illustrated front. Spine and back cover soiled. Light ageing of paper and foxing. Very good. French text. 21.5 x 13.7.

History of the Royal Navy

73955
CREASY, John (compiler & editor)
ACTION STATIONS ! - An Account of H.M.S. Dorsetshire, and her earlier namesakes
$100.00 AUD

H.M.S. Dorsetshire Replacement Campaign Committee. London. c.1943. 1st Ed. Tribute by Captain A.W.S. Agar, her last Commanding Officer, Foreword by the Earl of Shaftesbury. 36 PP with 10 b/w illustrations: 1 painting and 9 photos. Soft wrappers, pictorial front. Front cover with a rubbed patch, staples removed. Contents very good. Scarce. 21.5 x 14.

Sinking of the German Cruiser Bismark. ... Her loss in the Indian Ocean.

22656
CREE, Edward H.
THE CREE JOURNALS, The Voyages of Edward H. Cree, Surgeon R.N. as Related in his Private Journals 1837-1856
$35.00 AUD

Webb & Bower. Exeter, UK. 1981. 1st Ed., with an introduction by Michael Levien. 276 PP with b/w & colour illust. Fp: Edward Hodges Cree. Eps: Chart of South China Sea and Gulf of Tonkin. Hard cover, dj. Fine (as new condition). 24 x 19. 0906671361

Personal narrative of Dr. Edward H. Cree, recording his cruises between 1837 & 1856: Notebook & sketch book.

17172
CREIGHTON, Rear-Admiral Sir Kenelm
CONVOY COMMODORE
$45.00 AUD

William Kimber. London. 1956. 1st Ed. Foreword by Admiral of the Fleet, The Viscount Cunningham of Hyndhope. 205, (3 adv.) PP, plus 6 pages with 12 b/w photos. Fp: Portrait of Rear-Admiral Sir Kenelm Creighton. Eps: Maps of the approaches to Newfoundland and to the British isles. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, nice dust jacket. A little light foxing, o/wise contents near fine. 22.5 x 14.5.

Five years after his retirement, called back by the Admiralty for service as Commodore of ocean convoys.

20533
CRITCHLEY, Mike
SILVER JUBILEE REVIEW 24-29 JUNE 1977, H.M. QUEEN ELIZABETH II
$10.00 AUD

Author. London. 1977. 1st Ed. 88 PP with 2 maps on double page, 7 badges and 80 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover (front cover: D 80. Back cover: a Sea Harrier and a Lynx helicopter). Covers lightly rubbed. Very good. 21 x 15.

The Jubilee Review of the Fleet, 24-29 June 1977.

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.

18914
CRITCHLEY, Mike (editor)
THE ROYAL NAVY IN FOCUS 1960-69
$10.00 AUD

Maritime Books. Liskeard, Cornwall, UK. 1985?. 1st Ed. 160 PP with 158 b/w photos on full page. Title page: HMS Abdiel, November 1967. Pictorial card cover. Fine. Oblong: 17.7 x 24. 0907771335

Photographs by Messrs. Wright & Logan, with short caption. From HMS Abdiel, to RFA Wave Ruler.

59196
CROWE, Russell and WEIR, Peter
MASTER AND COMMANDER: The Far Side of the World
$40.00 AUD

Fox Promotional. Los Angeles. 2003. No pagination, 24 PP with 1 b/w portrait of Patrick O'Brian and 26 colour photos. Inside front covers: Captain Jack Aubrey is the Master of the ship ad the Commander of the men. Inside back covers: lists of the Key Cast and the Key Crew. Pictorial soft cover. Contained in a protecting folder. Fine. Oblong 29.5 x 37.

The movie.

75092
DALLAS BRETT, R.
HISTORY OF BRITISH AVIATION 1908-1914 - Volume I
$25.00 AUD

Aviation Book Club. London. c. 1930. 1st Ed. Foreword by the Right Honourable Sir Philip Sassoon, Bart. 216 PP, plus 36 pages with b/w illustrations (9 diagrams and 29 photos). Fp: Mr Henry Farman, the Anglo-French Designer, Constructor and Pilot. Cloth cover, title on spine. Head and foot of spine sunned on 2.5 cms. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Contents near fine. Image shows title-page and frontispiece. 22 x 14.5.

70921
DARMAN, Pete, EVANS, Deborah ... (editors)
WORLD WAR II - The Battle of Britain and the Blitz
$10.00 AUD

The Brown Reference Group Ltd. London. 2010. 1st edition. 96 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft covers. Fine. 27.8 x 21.3. 9781840443257

60303
DAVENPORT ADAMS, W. H.
FAMOUS SHIPS OF THE BRITISH NAVY; or, Stories of Enterprise and Daring collected from our Naval Chronicles, and an appendix on iron-clad ships by N. Barnaby
$35.00 AUD

James Hogg. London. 1863. 1st Ed. XIV, 15-316, (4 publications) PP with 9 b/w illustrations, plus 7 b/w plates (Drake, Blake, Anson, Collingwood, Broke, Jarvis, Nelson). Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, all edges gilt. Covers rubbed and worn. Renewed endpapers. Good reading copy. 17.5 x 12.

46762
DAVISON, Julian
TURNING THE TIDE. British Naval Engagements during the Napoleonic Era
$10.00 AUD

Antiques of the Orient. Singapore. 1994. 1st Ed. 64 PP with 14 b/w illustrations (3 portraits and 11 paintings). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21 x 15. 9810055773

An Introductory Essay to an Exhibition and Sale of hand-coloured aquatints from James Jenkins: The Naval Achievements of Great Britain from the Year 1793-1817.

46463
DAWSON, C. M.
ROYAL NAVAL COLLEGE, GREENWICH
$5.00 AUD

Photo Precision Ltd. London. 1975. 1st Ed. 12 PP with 1 b/w illustration (The Royal Naval College Coat of Arms), and 7 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. Small format: 18.2 x 14.

63588
DE BEAUPLAN, Robert & SORBETS, Gaston
S.M. GEORGE V, Roi du Royaume-Uni de la Grande-Bretagne et d'Irlande, Empereur des Indes, mort dans la nuit du 20 au 21 Janvier 1936 (in L'ILLUSTRATION, Journal Hebdomadaire Universel - No. 4847, 25 January 1936)
$15.00 AUD

L'illustration. Paris. 1936. VIII, 84-112, IX-XVI PP. Contains article beteen pages 84 A and 84 H (8 pages) with 34 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. French text. Large format: 37.5 x 28.

Death of King George V, 20/21 January 1936. Same issue: Death of Rudyard Kipling, by Aldéric Cahuet and J. Coudurier de Chassaigne. Navies of the USA and Japan, by Raymond Lestonnat. Military Operations in Ethiopia: 1 map, 7 b/w photos and 11 illustrations by Geo Ham (3 b/w and 8 in colour).

36338
DE CHAIR, Admiral Sir Dudley
THE SEA IS STRONG
$5.00 AUD

Harrap. London. 1961. 1st Ed. 248 PP with 3 facsimiles of letters and 2 maps, plus 8 pages with 11 b/w illust. Fp: Portrait of Vice-Admiral Dudley de Chair, 1936. Hard cover. Renewed endpapers, few foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. 21.5 x 14.2.

Autobiography: Naval Secretary in 1913... Governor of NSW from 1923 to 1930...

53776
DE LA CROIX, Robert
JOHN PAUL JONES
$10.00 AUD

Frederick Muller. London. 1962. 1st UK edition, translated from the 1960 French original by Edward Fitzgerald. 222 PP. Fp: Portrait of J.P. Jones. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Very good. 20.2 x 13.2.

One of the greatest figures in American naval history.

73476
DE MARIGNY, Alfred & HERSKOWITZ, Mickey
A CONSPIRACY OF CROWNS
$25.00 AUD

Bantam Press. London. 1990. 1st Ed. X, (2), 308 PP, plus 16 pages with 27 b/w photos. Hard cover, git title on spine, dj. Faint foxing. Near fine. 24 x 16.5. 9780593015360

The true story of the Duke of Windsor and the murder of Sir Harry Oakes.

36070
DEAR, Ian
MARINES AT WAR
$10.00 AUD

Ian Allan. London. 1982. 1st Ed. 128 PP with 20 maps and plans, and 174 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Fine. 29.8 x 22. 0711011478

Wake Island, Guadalcanal, Tarawa, Iwo Jima... Walcheren.

53002
DEWING, Michael & BATCHELOR, Chris (editors)
MARITIME ENGLAND
$10.00 AUD

The English Tourist Board. London. c. 1982. 1st Ed. 68 PP with 9 maps, b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21.

How to enjoy England's colourful Maritime Heritage. Beside the seaside. Nelson and the Royal Navy. Brunel and shipbuilding... Inland waterways.

69313
DICKENS, Admiral Sir Gerald (compiler)
THE DRESS OF THE BRITISH SAILOR
$15.00 AUD

Trustees of the National Maritime Museum / HMSO. London. 1977. 2nd edition of the 1957 original. 24 PP with 6 colour and 30 b/w illustrations. Inside covers: colour photos of Ordinary Seamen and Non Commissioned Officers. Pictorial soft cover. Stamp of previous owner at top corner of front cover. Near fine. 19.8 x 21. 0118814001

72875
DICKENS, Captain Peter
NIGHT ACTION - MTB Flotilla at War
$20.00 AUD

Seaforth Publishing. Barnsley, UK. 2008. 1st Seaforth paperback edition of the 1974 original. Introduction by Captain Trevor Robotham. XIII, 242 PP with 1 map on double page and 25 maps of operations, plus 8 pages with 17 b/w photos. Stiff covers, pictorial front. Ex Libris stamp of previous owner on preliminary page. Near fine. 19.8 x 11.7. 9781848320123

Account of a young naval officer in charge of the 21st Flotilla of motor torpedo-boats.

74932
Directorate of Naval Staff Studies
THE FUNDAMENTALS OF BRITISH MARITIME DOCTRINE - BR 1806
$25.00 AUD

The Defence Council / HMSO. London. 1996. 2nd impression of the 1995 original. Foreword by Admiral Sir Jock Slater. 256 PP with 9 head pieces with colour, organization charts and 54 b/w photos. Stiff covers (laminated), pictorial front. Sticker of previous owner inside front cover, o/wise near fine. 21 x 14.8.. 011772470X

Security and Defence policy ... to Maritime Combat Capablities. Pages 197 to 241: Glossary from Access ... to Work Up

70639
DIVING
RAN DIVING MANUAL - ABR 155 - Volume 2: Regulations and Practical Diving
$100.00 AUD

Department of Defence (Navy) Canberra. 1980 / 1983. 1st July 1980 original ABR 155 (updated 1983). Volume 2, Chapters 8 to 18. (4), XIV, 248 PP (14 of them large folded) with tables and b/w or colour figures (drawings, flages, graphs ...). Pages with 4 punch holes contained in a special ring binder. Covers of binder somewhat soiled. Contents fine. 32 x 25.

Last updated pages (1983), inserted on 5 July 1984.

70640
DIVING
RAN DIVING MANUAL - ABR 155 : Volume 3: Specialised Diving Techniques and Equipment & Volume 4: Diving Equipment , Description and Maintenance
$150.00 AUD

Department of Defence (Navy). Canberra. 1980 / 1983. 1st July 1980 original ABR 155 (updated 1983). Volume 3, Chapters 19 to 23: (4), XIV, 114 PP with tables and b/w figures (drawings, photos ...). Volume 4, Chapters 24 to 29: (6), XIV, 194 PP (3 of them large folded), with tables and b/w figures (drawings, photos, sketches). Pages with 4 punch holes contained in a special ring binder. Covers of binder a little soiled. Contents near fine. 32 x 25.

Last updated pages (1983), inserted on 5 July 1984.

73575
DOMVILLE-FIFE, Charles W. (editor)
THE SEAGOER - An Illustrated Quarterly of the Sea, Land and Air - Volume XVII, No. 3
$10.00 AUD

Seagoer Publishing Co. Ltd. Bristol. 1952 Volume XVII, No. 3 (Spring 1952). No. 2: 74 PP with 36 b/w and duotone photos. No. 3: 74 PP with 47 b/w and duotone photos. Pictorial soft cover with remnants of book shop sticker. Very good. 19.7 x 13.5.

No. 3: Last of the last, barque Garthpool, by A. J. Pazolt. In the land of Not-Quite, the seaport of Darwin, by Geoff Waye. ...

74290
DOUGLAS-MORRIS, Kenneth
THE NAVAL LONG SERVICE MEDALS
$40.00 AUD

K. Douglas-Morris / The Naval & Military Press. London. 2005. 1st Ed. XVI, 288, (2) PP, plus 18 plates with 55 b/w illustrations. Pictorial stiff covers. Fine. 29.7 x 21. 9781843421740

Naval Long Service Medals awarded between 1830 and 1990.

48924
DOWNER, Martyn
NELSON'S PURSE. An extraordinary historical detective story shedding new light on the life of Britain's greatest naval hero
$5.00 AUD

Bantam Press. London. 2004. 1st Ed. (8), 424 PP with 18 head pieces and 28 b/w illustrations (engravings, facsimiles of documents or letters, paintings), plus 32 pages with 1 b/w and 48 colour photos. Eps: Plan of the attack of Lord Nelson on the combined fleet, October 21st 1805. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24.2 x 16. 0593051807

72402
DUNN, Steve
SECURING THE NARROW SEA - The Dover Patrol 1914-1918
$40.00 AUD

Seaforth Publishing. Barnsley, UK. 2017. 1st Ed. 288 PP, plus 16 plates with 37 b/w illustrations: 1 map, portraits and photos (18 of them Royal Navy warships). Hard cover, dj. As new. 24 x 16. 9781848322493

74285
DUNSTERVILLE, Major-General L. C.
THE ADVENTURES OF DUNSTERFORCE
$15.00 AUD

The Naval and Military Press. Uckfield, Sussex. 2007. Facsimile reprint of the 1920 original. XII, 324 PP, plus 3 maps (2 on double page) and 17 plates with b/w photos. Pictorial stiff covers. Fine. 21.5 x 14. 9781847347299

49078
EARDLEY-WILMOT, Rear-Admiral, Sir S.
OUR NAVY FOR A THOUSAND YEARS, A Concise Account of all the Principal Operations in which the British Navy has been Engaged from the Reign of King Alfred to the Present Time
$25.00 AUD

Sampson Low, Marston & Co. London. c. 1923. 4th Ed. XII, 436 PP plus full-page plans & 32 pages with 38 b/w illust. Fp: Colour portrait of Lord Nelson. Cloth cover. Covers lightly soiled, light foxing on outside edges, spine a little faded. Still a nice bright copy. 22.8 x 14.6.

33676
EARLE, Peter
THE LAST FIGHT OF THE "REVENGE"
$30.00 AUD

Collins & Brown. London. 1992. 1st Ed. 192 PP with 2 diagrams and 4 tables, plus 12 pages with 1 diagram and 13 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24 x 16. 9781855851061

30th / 31st August 1591: Seafight off Flores, Azores Islands between the lone English galleon "Revenge" of Sir Richard Grenville and a 53 strong Spanish armada.

70910
EDEN, Paul E. (editor)
ROYAL AIR FORCE SALUTE 2014 - "D-DAY" 70th Anniversary
$10.00 AUD

Royal Air Force Media and Communications / Key Publishing. Stamford, Lincs.. 2013. 1st edition. Foreword by Air Chief Marshall Sir Andrew Pukford. 100 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (artworks, drawings, plans, photos). Pictorial soft covers. Fine. 29.7 x 21.

70911
EDEN, Paul E. (editor)
ROYAL AIR FORCE SALUTE - "BATTLE OF BRITAIN" 75th Anniversary
$10.00 AUD

Royal Air Force Media and Communications / Key Publishing. Stamford, Lincs.. 2015. 1st edition. Foreword by Air Chief Marshall Sir Andrew Pukford. 100 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (artworks, drawings, plans, photos). Pictorial soft covers. Fine. 29.7 x 21.

70913
EDEN, Paul E. (editor)
ROYAL AIR FORCE SALUTE 2013 - "DAM BUSTERS" / 70th Anniversary - Official Souvenir Edition
$10.00 AUD

Royal Air Force Media and Communications / Key Publishing. Stamford, Lincs.. 2013. Foreword by Wing Commander David Arthurton. 100 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (artworks, drawings, plans, photos). Pictorial soft covers. Fine. 29.7 x 21.

10791
EDWARDS, Herbert
THEIR LAWFUL OCCASIONS - A True Story
$10.00 AUD

Percival Marshall. London. 1956. 1st Ed. 256 PP, plus 8 pages with 12 b/w photos. Fp: Captain Herbert Edwards, R.N. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket with short closed tears. Occasional foxing. Very good clean copy. 22.2 x 14.2.

Sequel of the autobiography Under Four Flags, the Royal Navy years and the two World Wars.

30819
EDWARDS, Herbert
THEIR LAWFUL OCCASIONS, A True Story
$5.00 AUD

Percival Marshall. London. 1956. 1st Ed. 256 PP, plus 8 pages with 12 b/w photos. Fp: Capt. Edwards, R.N. Green hard cover. Some foxing, o/wise a good clean reading copy. 22.2 x 14.2.

Sequel of the autobiography Under Four Flags, the Royal Navy years and the two World Wars.

74939
EDWARDS, Herbert W.
UNDER FOUR FLAGS
$35.00 AUD

Percival Marshall. London. 1954. 1st Ed. 223 PP plus 8 pages with 14 b/w photos. Fp: Steel-built three-masted barque at the end of the nineteenth century. Hard cover, chipped dust jacket is in a protective sleeve, o/wise contents are fine. 22.2 x 15.

Apprentice on the Norwegian square-rigger Solheim. Under the Red Ensign of the British Merchant Service, the Blue Ensign of the RNR and the White Ensign of the RN.

48287
EDWARDS, Lieut.-Commander Kenneth
THE NAVY OF TO-DAY
$15.00 AUD

Blackie & Son. London. 1940. July 1940 reprint of the June 1939 original. 206 PP, plus 16 plates with 29 b/w photos. Fp: A destroyer at high speed laying a smoke screen. Cloth cover, title in blind on front cover and gilt on spine. Brief note on front endpaper. Foxing, mostly on prelims and around outside edges. Very good. 23.2 x 17.4.

Armed merchant ships, the big ships, the small ships, the Fleet Air Arm, the Royal Marines ....

66465
ELLIOTT, Peter
THE CROSS AND THE ENSIGN - A Naval History of Malta 1798-1979
$45.00 AUD

Patrick Stephens. Cambridge. 1980. 1st Ed. 217 PP with 4 maps and 4 full-page plans & many bw illust. (photos, paintings, engravings). Title-spread: Battleship Africa. FEP: Vanguard, Grand Harbour. REP: Ark Royal. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 24 x 15.5. 0850504251

Brief history, the Great Mediterranean Chase (Bonaparte vs. Nelson), WWI, siege & survival of WWII, towards independence from UK and Republic.

72468
ELLIOTT, Peter
ALLIED ESCORT SHIPS OF WORLD WAR II, A Complete Survey
$80.00 AUD

Naval Institute Press. Annapolis. 1977. 1st US edition. 575 PP with tables, drawings, plans & 292 b/w photos. Title spread: Escort at speed in a choppy sea. Hard cover, dj. Front endpaper with bookplate and Ex Libris stamp and bookplate of previous owners. Cover of dust jacket with a small chip. Faint foxing on outside edges, o/wise fine. 25.2 x 19.5. 0870218018

Allied escort ships built during WWII and used in anti-submarine, anti-aircraft, surface and assault operations. Royal Navy, Royal Canadian Navy, Royal Australian Navy, Royal Indian Navy, Royal New Zealand Navy, South African Naval Forces and United States Navy.

44768
ELLIS, Ken (compiler)
WRECKS AND RELICS
$10.00 AUD

Midland Publishing. Leicester. 1994. 14th edition. 334, (2 publications) PP with 5 maps and 151 b/w photos. Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. 21.7 x 15.2. 1857800257

The biennial survey of preserved, instructional and derelict airframes in the UK and Ireland.

70916
ELLIS, Ken (editor)
SPITFIRE 80 - Flypast Special Edition
$10.00 AUD

Key Publishing Ltd / FlyPast. Stamford, Lincs.. 2016. 100 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (artworks, drawings, plans, photos). Pictorial soft covers. Fine. 29.7 x 21.

Saluting Supermarine's Masterpiece.

38866
ELSON, Robert T.
LES ANNEES D' ILLUSION
$10.00 AUD

Editions Time-Life. Amsterdam. 1979. 2nd French printing of the 1976 US original, in La Deuxième Guerre Mondiale series. 216 PP with 6 maps, 9 colour and 176 b/w photos. French text. Pictorial boards. Fine. 28.8 x 24.

Versailles Treaty. Civil war in Russia... Spain before World War II...

74644
ENDSOR, Richard
THE RESTORATION WARSHIP - The Design, Construction and Career of a Third Rate of CHARLES II'S NAVY
$70.00 AUD

Naval Institute Press. Annapolis. 2009. 1st US edition. Foreword by The Duke of Richmond, Lennon and Gordon. 256 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Half title page: "Lenox" general arrangement, body lines. Title page Spread: "Lenox" at sea in a gale. Eps: "Lenox" by Willem Van de Velde the Elder (FEP: Larboard quarter / REP: Starboard Beam. Hard covers, gilt title on spine, dj (inside dust jacket: Draught of "Lenox"). Fine (as new condition). 30 x 25.2. 9781591147121

Construction and career of the "Lenox" A 70-gun third rate warship.

31352
ENGLISH, Adrian & WATTS, Anthony
BATTLE FOR THE FALKLANDS (2) - Naval Forces
$10.00 AUD

Osprey. London. 1982. 1st Ed., No. 134 in the Men-at-Arms series. 40 PP with 1 map, 43 b/w photos, plus 8 pages with 17 colour plates. Pictorial soft covers. Fine. 24.7 x 18.3. 0850454921

12382
FABB, J. (editor)
VICTORIAN AND EDWARDIAN NAVY FROM OLD PHOTOGRAPHS
$15.00 AUD

B. T. Batsford Ltd. London. 1976. 1st Ed. Introduction by A. P. McGowan. No pagination. 144 pages with 172 b/w photos. Fp: Flag Captain HMS Majestic. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Near fine. 25.4 x 19.2. 0713431229

Life and work at sea, training and leisure, campaigns, Royal Marines, Royal Navy, personalities and uniforms.

42776
FAIRBAIRN, Sqn Ldr Tony
ACTION STATIONS - OVERSEAS
$15.00 AUD

Patrick Stephens Limited. London. 1991. 1st Ed., in the Action Stations series. 192 PP with hundreds of b/w photos. Eps: Map with principal British Military Overseas Airfields. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24 x 15.7. 1852603194

60 of the most prominent overseas stations: WWII, Palestine... Berlin airlift... Falkland conflict.

66168
FARWELL, Byron
PRISONERS OF THE MAHDI
$10.00 AUD

Harper & Row. New York. 1967. 1st US edition. Foreword by Les Courtils. XXII, 356 PP with 1 map with location map and 2 engravings, plus 12 pages with 23 b/w photos. Cloth cover, gilt title on a sunned spine. Ex library copy with few stamps on endpapers, title page and outside edges, and library pocket on rear endpaper. Occasional foxing. Very good reading copy. 21.7 x 14.5.

The story of the Mahdist Revolt which frustrated Queen Victoria's designs on the Sudan, humbled Egypt, and led to the fall of Khartoum, the death of Gordon, and Kitchener's victory at Omdurman fourteen years later.

62271
FAWCETT, H. W. & HOOPER, G. W. W.
THE FIGHTING AT JUTLAND
$70.00 AUD

Macmillan & Co. Ltd. London. 1921. September 1921 "abridged edition" of the April 1921 original. XVI, 231 PP with 14 Pen and Ink drawings and 19 maps & diagrams, plus 39 b/w plates (1 map, 1 folded battle plan, 2 plans, 3 Pen and Ink drawings, 4 from Oil Paintings and 28 with 43 photos). Rebacked copy, retaining original front and back covers. Cloth covers, gilt device and title on front board, gilt title on a new cloth spine. Top edge gilt. Renewed endpapers. Covers a little soiled and rubbed around edges. Signature of previous owner on preliminary page. Foxing and ageing of paper. Overall still a very good clean copy. 26 x 20.5.

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

74287
FEVYER, W. H. & WILSON, J. W.
THE 1914 STAR TO THE ROYAL NAVY & ROYAL MARINES
$20.00 AUD

The Naval & Military Press. London. 1995. 1st Ed. VI, 254 PP with 1 plate with "Naming on the 1914 Star" and 1 table. Pictorial soft covers. Fine (as new condition). 29.7 x 21. 9781897632345

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.

55590
FIELD, Colonel C.
OLD TIMES AFLOAT: A Naval Anthology
$10.00 AUD

Andrew Melrose Ltd. London. 1932. 1st Ed. 320 PP, plus 30 pages with 29 b/w illustrations. Fp: Britannia. Cloth cover. Lacks plates facing pages 50 (Anson's Seamen at the capture of Payta) and 51 (Ducking under the equator). Free fly of front endpaper pasted down. Ingleton bookplate on recto of the free fly. Occasional foxing. Very good. Image shows title-page and frontispiece. 19 x 13.8.

60667
FISHER, Victoria (editor)
AUSTRALIAN WAR DIARY - Australian Armed Forces in a Changing World: 1870-2010
$25.00 AUD

Random House. Sydney. 2010. 1st Ed. 304 PP profusely illustrated in b/w and colour. Laminated pictorial boards. Fine. 24.2 x 19.5. 9781864711203

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.

38816
FLACK, Jeremy
TODAY'S ROYAL NAVY IN COLOUR
$15.00 AUD

Arms and Armour Press. London. 1995. 1st Ed. 192 PP with 395 colour photos. Title spread: Fleet aircraft carrier. Half title page: At the periscope. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). 25.2 x 19.5. 185409162X

Submarines, Aircraft Carriers... Shore Establishements, Royal Marines, Royal Naval Reserve.

69656
FLEET, Vice-Admiral H.L.
MY LIFE AND A FEW YARNS
$15.00 AUD

George Allen & Unwin Ltd. London. 1922. 1st Ed. 344 PP. Fp: The " Constance". Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Covers rubbed, spine in poor condition with creases and pieces missing. Ingleton Bookplate on front endpaper. Foxing. A good reading copy. 22.2 x 15.

Autobiography. Joined the Royal Navy in 1864.... Captain of the Western District of Coastguard and Naval Reserves, in 1903. ...

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.

41574
LE FLEMING, H. M.
ABC OF BRITISH WARSHIPS
$10.00 AUD

Ian Allan. London. 1955. 2nd Ed. 64 PP with tables, & 61 b/w photos. Title page: H.M.S. Scorpion. Pictorial card cover (Aircraft Carrier). Stamp of previous owner on title page. Near fine. 15.8 x 10.3.

Including ships of the RAN, RCN, RNZN, IN, PI, RCyN, SAN and MNF.

41575
LE FLEMING, H. M.
ABC BRITISH WARSHIPS
$5.00 AUD

Ian Allan. London. 1956. 3rd Ed. 64 PP with tables, & 51 b/w photos. Title page: H.M.S. Vanguard. Pictorial (Light cruiser) soft cover. Stamp of previous owner on title page. Near fine. 15.3 x 10.3.

Including ships of the RAN, RCN, RNZN, IN, PI, RCyN, SAN and RMN.

41576
LE FLEMING, H. M.
ABC BRITISH WARSHIPS
$5.00 AUD

Ian Allan. London. 1958. 4th Ed. 64 PP with tables, & 56 b/w photos. Centrefold: The 4th Destroyer Flotilla. Title page: Sea Slug guided weapon being fired from H.M.S. Girdle Ness. Pictorial soft cover (Destroyer). Near fine. 15.3 x 10.3.

Including ships of the RAN, RCN, RNZN, IN, PI, RCyN, and SAN.

39161
FLETCHER, Commandant M. H.
THE WRNS - A History of the Women's Royal Naval Service
$20.00 AUD

B. T. Batsford. London. 1989. 1st Ed. 160 PP with 152 b/w photos. Fp: Crest of W.R.N.S. Hard cover, dj. Note on front endpaper, o/wise near fine. 28.3 x 22.5. 0713461853

Illustrated history of the WRNS with extensive appendices including a complete list of names from the WRNS Book of Remembrance.

41644
FORESTER, C. S.
Mr. MIDSHIPMAN HORNBLOWER
$10.00 AUD

Longmans / Michael Joseph. London. 1969. Reprint of the 1950 original, in the Pleasure in Reading series. 280 PP with 4 illustrations by Doreen Roberts. Decorated endpapers. Pictorial laminated boards. Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 20.2 x 13.5. 0582186579

Novel. Captain Hornblower.

53004
FORESTER, C. S.
A SHIP OF THE LINE
$10.00 AUD

Michael Joseph. London. 1949. Reprint of the 1938 original. 235 PP with 8 maps. Cloth cover. Spine sunned and frayed at head and foot. Ageing and foxing of paper. Signature of previous owner on front endpaper. Good reading copy. 18.8 x 13.

74753
FORESTER, C. S.
Mr. MIDSHIPMAN HORNBLOWER
$5.00 AUD

Penguin / Michael Joseph. London. 1965. Reprint of the 1956 Penguin edition. 253, (3) PP. Stiff covers, illustrated front. Faint foxing. Very good. 18 x 11.

Novel. Captain Hornblower.

74754
FORESTER, C. S.
HORNBLOWER GOES TO SEA
$5.00 AUD

Penguin / Michael Joseph. London. 1969. Reprint of the 1963 in the Peacock Book series. Selection by G. P. Griggs. 187, (4) PP with b/w illustrations by Geoffrey Whittam. Fp: Soames standing up in the sternsheet... Pictorial stiff covers. Occasional foxing. Very good. 20.2 x 13.7.

46825
FRANKS, Norman
AIRCRAFT VERSUS AIRCRAFT. The Illustrated Story of Fighter Pilot Combat since 1914
$10.00 AUD

Bantam Press. London. 1986. 1st Ed. 192 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (diagrams, plans, photos and artwork by Peter Endsleigh Castle and Terry Hadler). Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 25.8 x 22.2. 0593010213

45206
FRANTZ, Douglas & COLLINS, Catherine
DEATH ON THE BLACK SEA - The untold story of the Struma and World War II's holocaust at sea
$10.00 AUD

HarperCollins. Sydney. 2003. 1st Australian edition. XIV, 352 PP with 2 maps, plus 8 pages with 23 b/w illustration. Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 23.3 x 15.3. 0732278244

Sailed from Constanta, Romania on the 12th December 1941... Torpedoed on the 24th February 1942, 1 survivor, around 800 dead.

49080
FRASER, Edward
THE LONDONS OF THE BRITISH FLEET. How they faced the Enemy on the day of Battle and what their story means for us to-day
$30.00 AUD

John Lane The Bodley Head. London. c. 1910. 1st Ed. XVI, 456, (8 publications) PP, plus 20 plates with 8 colour and 18 b/w illustrations. Fp (in colour): The Loyall London's flags. Green cloth cover, gilt vignette on front cover and spine, gilt title on spine, top edge gilt. Few foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 19.2 x 13.5.

65747
FRASER, Edward & GIBBONS, John
SOLDIER AND SAILOR WORDS AND PHRASES
$50.00 AUD

George Routledge. London. 1925. 1st Ed. VIII, 372 PP, plus 5 b/w plates. Fp: Scene near Loos. Cloth cover, gilt title on a simile leather spine. Newspaper clipping pasted down at top of half title page. Foxing. Very good. Scarce. 22.2 x 14.5.

... including slang of the trenches and the Air Force, British and American war-words ... The Battle-Honours of the Great War awarded to the British Army.

65839
FRENCH, Lieut-Colonel The Hon. E. G.
GOOD-BYE TO BOOT AND SADDLE, or The Tragic Passing of British Cavalry
$15.00 AUD

Hutchinson & Co. London. 1951. 1st Ed. Foreword by General Sir Hubert de la Poer Gough. 283 PP with b/w illustrations (1 map, 1 drawing and 31 figures), plus 1 folded map of "The Balaklava Charges" and 16 pages with 24 b/w illustrations. Illustrations by the Earl of Ypres. Fp (in colour): Field Marhall The Earl of Ypres. Cloth cover, gilt title on a lightly sunned spine. Covers with speckle patches. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Foxing. Very good. 23.4 x 16.

75458
FROST, Alan
THE GLOBAL REACH OF EMPIRE: Britain's Maritime Expansion in the Indian and Pacific Oceans 1764 - 1815
$75.00 AUD

Melbourne University Press. Melbourne. 2003. 1st edition, limited to 1000 copies, No. 46 in the second numbered series of the Miegunyah Volumes. XIV, 33, (3) PP with 4 tables, 6 figures and 9 maps (4 on double page), plus 4 pages with 5 colour illustrations. FEP: "Typus Orbis Terrarum" (1570), by Ortelius. REP: World Map from G/. A. Cook. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24.3 x 16. 0522850502

16846
FROUDE, James Anthony
ENGLISH SEAMEN IN THE SIXTEENTH CENTURY. Lectures delivered at Oxford, Easter Terms 1893-4
$5.00 AUD

Longmans, Green & Co. London. 1901. New Impression of the 1895 original edition. (6), 309 PP. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Light wear to covers. A few signatures, library plate with number (not intrusive). Very good. 19.5 x 13.5.

9 lectures explaining how the English Navy ruled the waves and could spread the English race over the globe. Hawkins, Drake, expeditions to the West Indies, the Armada...

49278
FROUDE, James Anthony
ENGLISH SEAMEN IN THE SIXTEENTH CENTURY. Lectures delivered at Oxford, Easter Terms 1893-4
$10.00 AUD

Longmans, Green & Co. London. 1901. New Impression of the 1895 original edition. (6), 309 PP. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Light wear to covers. Stamp of previous owner at top of title page. Occasional foxing. Very good. 19.5 x 13.5.

9 lectures explaining how the English Navy ruled the waves and could spread the English race over the globe. Hawkins, Drake, expeditions to the West Indies, the Armada...

49279
FROUDE, James Anthony
ENGLISH SEAMEN IN THE SIXTEENTH CENTURY. Lectures delivered at Oxford, Easter Terms 1893-4
$10.00 AUD

Longmans, Green & Co. London. 1917. New Impression of the 1895 original edition. (6), 309 PP. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Fine. 19.5 x 13.5.

9 lectures explaining how the English Navy ruled the waves and could spread the English race over the globe. Hawkins, Drake, expeditions to the West Indies, the Armada...

41754
FULLERTON, Alexander
NO MAN'S MISTRESS
$15.00 AUD

Peter Davies. London. 1955. 1st Ed. 224 PP. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price-clipped). Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Few foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. 19 x 12.5. .

Novel set in the Mediterranean Sea of 1941 (Malta Convoy), on board the cruiser HMS Pelorus.

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.

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

75349
GATACRE, E. V.
ILLUSTRATED GUIDE TO MADAME TUSSAUD'S
$10.00 AUD

Madame Tussaud's Ltd. London. 1977 1977 edition: "The Queen's Silver Jubilee". 40 PP with 1 b/w print and 40 colour photos, centrefold: Princess Anne and Captain Phillips, Prince Charles, Queen Elizabeth II, The Duke of Edinburgh, The Queen Mother. Soft covers, illustrated front. Note on the back cover, otherwise near fine. 23 x 14..

55443
GEDDES, David (editor)
FLAGSHIP PORTSMOUTH
$15.00 AUD

Flagship Portsmouth Trust. Portsmouth. 1997. 1st Ed. 48 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. FEP: Guide to Flagship Portsmouth. REP: Aerial photograph of Flagship Portsmouth. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.6 x 21. 0953108406

Mary Rose. HMS Victory. HMS Warrior 1860. Royal Naval Museum. Portsmouth Historic Dockyard.

41002
GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY
THE CAPTAIN COOK GRAVING DOCK, Sydney N.S.W. Australia: 1941 - 1946
$150.00 AUD

John Sands Pty. Ltd. Sydney. 1945. December 1945 edition. 90 PP with 1 drawing of "The Research Laboratories of the GEC at Wembley in 1944" and 34 b/w photos. Title page: Vignette with HMB Endeavour. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover. Covers with light wear, o/wise near fine. Scarce. 28.5 x 20.2.

A record of G.E.C. Electrically driven Gwynnes pumping plant and other important engineering works carried out by The General Electric Company in collaboration with Gwynnes pumping plant. (page 5: photograph of H.M.S. "Illustrious" in the Captain Cook Graving Dock, March 2nd, 1945).

41354
GIBSON, Walter
THE BOAT
$10.00 AUD

A Star Book/W.H. Allen. London. 1974 Paperback edition of the 1952 original. 96 PP. Pictorial soft cover. Ageing of paper. Very good. 18 x 11. 0352300116

Dutch ship "Rooseboom" with 500 evacuees from Padang, Sumatra Island, torpedoed on the way to Ceylon. Of the 135 survivors of one lifeboat, 4 survived after drifting 28 days...

51119
GIDLEY, Charles
THE RAGING OF THE SEA
$15.00 AUD

Andre Deutsch. London. 1984. 1st Ed. 543 PP. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. 24 x 15.5. 0233976477

Novel. Royal Navy and Naval life at sea.

46730
GILLETT, Ross & JEFFERY, Vic
THE ROYAL NAVY IN AUSTRALIA 1900 - 2000
$25.00 AUD

Maritime Books. Liskeard, Cornwall. 2002. 1st Ed. 128 PP with 124 b/w photos. Title page: HMS Perseus, a Colossus class light fleet aircraft carrier alongside dolphins at Kirribilli. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. Oblong: 20.7 x 27.7. 0907771920

50514
GINGALL, Basil
WARSHIPS (ROYAL NAVY)
$30.00 AUD

Box Books. London. 1968. 1st Ed. No.2 in the Boxed Books series. 50 sheets including: title page, preface page, index page and 7 head of chapters. Each sheet: recto with b/w illustrations (photographs and artists' impressions) and accompanying text, verso with details of warships. Box with illustrated front (aircraft carrier). Lid of box missing. Foxing spots on box. Very good. Scarce. 24 x 20.5.

45589
GLADSTONE, E. W.
THE ROYAL NAVY
$5.00 AUD

Basil Blackwell. Oxford. 1958. 1st Ed. (8), 79 PP with 10 figures, plus 12 b/w plates. Fp: THe Battle of Trafalgar, 21st October, 1805. Hard cover, spine sunned. Ex library copy with stamps on recto and verso of title page. Number on spine. Renewed endpapers. Foxing. Good reading copy. 19 x 13.

67468
GLASCOCK, William Nugent / An Officer
NAVAL SKETCH-BOOK: or, The Service Afloat and Ashore; with characteristic reminiscences, fragments and opinions, by An Officer (Volume I)
$40.00 AUD

E.L. Carey. Philadelphia. 1835. Volume I (only): (IV), XV-XXIII, 24-212 PP. Papered boards, cloth spine with paper label for title "The Naval Sketch-Book, in two volumes - Vol I" pasted down on spine. Covers lightly soiled and rubbed. Ageing of paper and light foxing. Very good. 20.7 x 12.2.

39403
GLIKSMAN, Alain & DELECLUSE, Jacques
LA GRANDE FETE DE LA VOILE
$20.00 AUD

Editions Parkstone / Editions du Pen Duick. Bournemouth, U.K. / Paris. 1994. 1st Ed., with a preface by Eric Tabarly. 172 PP with b/w illustrations and colour photos by Gilles Klein. FEP: The port of Rouen, 19th century. REP: Rouen in 1620. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Fine. French text. 30.7 x 24.5. 1859950043

Gathering of tall ships in Rouen, at the time of the 50th anniversary of the D Day landing of June 1944.

61009
GODDARD, R.H.
CAPTAIN THOMAS RAINE OF THE "SURRY", 1795-1869 (in Journal and Proceedings of the RAHS, Vol XXVI, Part IV, 1940)
$10.00 AUD

Royal Australian Historical Society. Sydney. 1940. Volume XXVI, Part IV, 1940. Edited by C. Price Conigrave. 277-360 PP with 7 b/w illustrations. Contains article between pages 277 and 317 with 1 portrait of Captain Thomas Raine and 1 painting "Pitcairn Island". Soft cover. Slight ageing of paper. Very good. 21 x 14.

Read before the History Section of the 1939 Congress of the Australian and New Zealand Association fior the advancement of Science, in Canberra.

42361
GODDEN, John (editor)
HARRIER - Ski-Jump to Victory
$20.00 AUD

Brassey's Defence Publishers. Oxford. 1983. 1st Ed. XI, 132 PP with 2 maps, b/w illustrations (drawings & plans, 92 b/w photos), plus 6 plates with 12 colour photos. Hard cover, simile leather, gilt title on spine, dj. Near fine. 25.4 x 19. 0080311660

Operation corporate - Falklands War..

65029
GORDON PUGH, P. D.
NELSON AND HIS SURGEONS / Nelson Chirurgiique
$15.00 AUD

E. & S. Livingstone Ltd. Edinburgh. 1968. Soft cover edition. Foreword by H. Jackson Burrows. (6), 68 PP with 47 plates (2 colour and 45 b/w). Pictorial soft cover. Foxing spots on front cover and the outer edges, o/wise a fine copy. 24.4 x 18.3. 0443006067

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

30859
GORDON, G. A. H.
BRITISH SEAPOWER AND PROCUREMENT BETWEEN THE WARS - A Reappraisal of Rearmament
$30.00 AUD

Naval Institute Press. Annapolis. 1988. 1st US Ed. IX, 321 PP with 2 organisation diagrams. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Bookplate and Ex Libris stamps (in blind) on front endpaper. Near fine. 22.4 x 14.5. 0870218948

The industrial roots of the Royal Navy: interdependence between Admiralty and the heavy armament firms.

53007
GORDON, Major Lawrence L.
MILITARY ORIGINS
$10.00 AUD

Kaye & Ward. London. 1971. 1st Ed. Edited by Lieutenant-colonel J. B. R. Nicholson. 256 PP with 26 line drawings, plus 4 b/w plates with 6 illustrations and 8 colour plates. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Sellotape marks on endpapers. Foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. 22.2 x 14.5. 0718208765

41580
GOSS, J. W.
BRITISH WARSHIPS 1975
$5.00 AUD

Marinart Ltd. Deal, Kent. 1975. 1st Ed. 88 PP with tables, 5 drawings & 57 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover (HMS Ark Royal). Stamp of previous owner inside front cover. Near fine. 15.3 x 10.

72408
GRAHAM, Gerald S.
GREAT BRITAIN IN THE INDIAN OCEAN - A Study of Maritime Enterprise 1810-1850
$70.00 AUD

Clarendon Press. Oxford. 1967. XIV, 480 PP with 9 maps (No. 1 to No. 9), plus 1 folded map "The Indian Ocean" (No. 10). Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Signature of previous owner on FFEP, o/wise near fine. 22.2 x 14.5.

14336
GRAVES, Charles
THE THIN RED LINES
$20.00 AUD

Standard Art Book. London. ND, 1950? 1st Ed. 183 PP plus 26 pages with 33 b/w photos. Fp: The Blue Train (water colour). Eps: The two 24 hour clocks (Northern & Southern hemispheres) in the court room at Electra House. Cloth cover,dj. A few chips and marks on dust jacket, o/wise a very good clean copy. 22.2 x 15.

The achievements of the Telcom personnel who, during WWII, maintained the telecommunication services linking the British Empire by 155,000 miles of cable & 200,000 miles of wireless network. Cable ships during the War.

16827
GRAY, Ernest (editor)
MAN MIDWIFE, The further experiences of John Knyveton, M.D., late Surgeon in the British Fleet, during the years 1763-1809
$20.00 AUD

Robert Hale. London. 1946. 1st Ed. 211 PP plus 6 bw plates. Hard cover, dj (a few chips). War economy paper. Very good. 22.2 x 14.2

Life ashore as a fashionable consultant after swallowing the anchor after the end of the Seven Years War.

18087
GREGOR, Hugh
FIGHTING SHIPS IN BRITAIN
$10.00 AUD

Macmillan. London. 1972. 1st Ed., in the History Picture Topics series. 40 PP with 20 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing. Very good. Oblong: 18.5 x 24.5. 333106660

From the Roman galleys and Viking longships to HMS Dreadnought.

69906
GREHAN, Julian (editor)
DUNKIRK 1940 - The Real Story of "Operation Dynamo"
$10.00 AUD

Stamford, Lincolnshire. 2017. Key Publishing. 1st Ed. 100 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.7 x 21.

The miracle evacuation that saved the British Army: 26 May to 3rd June 1940.

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.

44945
GRETTON, Vice-Admiral Sir Peter
FORMER NAVAL PERSON, Winston Churchill and the Royal Navy
$10.00 AUD

London. 1968. Cassell. 1st Ed. (XIV), 338 PP plus 16 pages with 22 b/w photos. Cloth cover, dj. Top and bottom edges of covers speckled. Faint foxing spots on top outside edge, and stains on front outside edge. Very good. 21.6 x 14. 304931608

Firm believer in the roles of the Royal Navy, First Lord in 1911, his contribution to reconstruct the Navy. The Dardanelles fiasco, return as First Lord of the Admiralty and Prime Minister in 1939.

52517
GREY, C. G.
SEA-FLYERS
$5.00 AUD

Faber and Faber. London. 1942. 1st Ed. 256 PP, plus 18 plates with 46 b/w photos. Fp: Portrait of 4 of the Men who made Sea-Flying. Cloth cover. Covers lightly soiled. War economy paper with little foxing. Few annotations and scoring. Very good. 19 x 13.

65864
GRINNELL-MILNE, Duncan
BADEN-POWELL AT MAFEKING
$15.00 AUD

The Bodley Head. London. 1957. 1st Ed. Foreword by General Sir A. Godley. 224 PP with facsimile of a document, plus 8 pages with 15 b/w illustions (1 drawing and 14 photos) and a folded map "Mafeking and Surrounding" at rear of book. Fp: portrait of colonel Baden-Powell. Eps: map of southern Africa. Hard cover, gilt title on a sunned spine. Book plate of previous owner on front endpaper. Occasional foxing. Very good. 22 x 14.5.

62258
GROOM, Linda
A STEADY HAND: Governor Hunter & His First Fleet Sketchbook
$50.00 AUD

National Library of Australia. Canberra. 2012. 1st Ed. Foreword by Anne-Marie Schwirtlich. VI, 229 PP with 19 b/w illustrations, 16 maps or plans, 57 colour illustrations and 100 plates in colour. Fp: Portrait of Vice-Admiral John Hunter, Governor of New South Wales. Pictorial boards, dj. New. 29 x 24. 9780642277077

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.

18917
GWYN, Julian
THE ROYAL NAVY AND NORTH AMERICA: The Warren Papers, 1736-1752
$10.00 AUD

Navy Records Society. Greenwich. 1973. 1st Ed. Publications of the Navy Records Society, Volume 118. XLV, (1 errata), 463 PP with 2 maps, plus 10 pages with 8 b/w plates. Fp: Sir Peter Warren, K.B., Vice-Admiral of the Red. Navy blue buckram, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 23.2 x 15.5.

War with France in Canada. Siege and occupation of the French fortress of Louisbourg, conquest of Canada...

72986
H.M.S. CONSORT Association
LOYAL and STEADFAST - The Story of H.M.S. CONSORT
$35.00 AUD

H.M.S. CONSORT Association. London. 2008. 1st Ed. Foreword by Commander R. R. A. Cowan. (8), 123 PP with 2 b/w phoitos, plus 4 plates with 4 b/w photos. FP: HMS Consort in Hong Kong, 1948. Vignette on title page with crest of HMS Consort. Hard covers, dj. Fine (mint condition). 21.8 x 15.3.

First deployment: Hong Kong and the Far East. Malayan Insurgency. The Yangtze Incident. Montebello Island nuclear tests, off the coast of West Australia...

66940
H.M.S. EURYALUS (Cruiser)
CROSSING THE LINE AGAIN, or why Sailors put in for shore Jobs - Thursday, 1st February 1945
$100.00 AUD

On board. 1945. Edited for Thursday, 1st February 1945. 16 PP with 1 illustration by Tanner. Inside front cover: Master of Ceremonies "Lieutenant John Gordon Baskcomb, R.N.R". Soft cover, illustration on front cover by Tanner. Dedicatory note inside front cover "To Mavis with Love" dated 6 November 1945 and signed John. Covers reinforced at spine. Ageing of paper, o/wise near fine. 18.5 x 12.5.

HMS Euryalus, Cruiser of 5,450 Tons, built Chatham Dock Yard in 1939. Crossing the line ceremony between Trincomalee and Australia. Original crossing of the Equator at 88° East, on 19th January 1945. The ceremony of this crossing was held on 1st February 1946 by 19° South & 102° East, following 2 successful Air Raids on the Japanese held oil refinery at Palembang, Sumatra. A scarce item.

45878
H.M.S.O.
A SEAMAN'S POCKETBOOK, B.R. 827 (52)
$10.00 AUD

H.M.S.O. London. 1952. 1st Ed. VII, 136 PP with 73 figures, plus 5 colour plates. Fp: Advertisement for Player's Navy Cut. Eps: 6 advertisments. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Previous owner's stamp on advert prelim, and signature on verso of title-page, o/wise very good. 18.8 x 12.6.

Sea terms, steering the ship, boatwork... A.B.C.D. (Atomic, Biological and Chemical protection and Damage control).

69993
HACKFORTH-JONES, Gilbert
ONE-ONE-ONE, Stories of the Navy
$20.00 AUD

Hodder & Stoughton. London. 1943. January 1943 reprint of the October 1942 original. 223, (1 publications) PP. Cloth cover, dj (price clipped and plastic protected). Covers with a few small chips or closed tears, o/wise a fine copy. Scarce. 19 x 13.

43159
HADFIELD, Robert L.
MUTINY AT SEA
$20.00 AUD

Geoffrey Bles. London. 1937. 1st Ed. VIII, 246 PP, plus 8 plates with 9 b/w illustrations. Fp: An East Indiaman Earl Balcarres. Cloth cover. Few foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 22.2 x 14.5.

47017
HADFIELD, Robert L.
MUTINY AT SEA
$10.00 AUD

Earl M. Coleman. New York. 1979. Facsimile reprint of the 1938 original, in the Seafaring Men: Their Ships and Times series. (4), VIII, 246 PP, plus 8 plates with 9 b/w illustrations. Fp: An East Indiaman Earl Balcarres. Eps: Map of North East Canada / USA. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Few foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. Image shows title-page and frontispiece. 22.2 x 14.5. 0930576276

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

42427
HALL, Captain Basil
VOYAGES AND TRAVELS OF CAPTAIN BASIL HALL R.N.
$50.00 AUD

Thomas Nelson and Sons. London. 1895. 1st Ed. VIII, 9-387 PP, plus 6 b/w plates. Fp: Burial of Sir John Moore. Title page: Fast Castle, (Wolf's Crag). Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Rebacked copy, retaining most of original cloth cover, repaired fold of endpapers. Old watermarks on 3 or 4 leaves, slight ageing of paper, o/wise very good. 20.7 x 15.

First 10 years of his time at sea. Entered the Royal Navy in 1802. Halifax Station to 1808. Off the coast of Spain to 1811. Sailed in 1812 for the Far East.

16893
HAMILTON CURREY, Commander E.
THE MAN-OF-WAR - What She has Done, and What She is Doing
$10.00 AUD

T.C. & E.C. Jack. London. c.1915? 1st Ed., No. 2 in the Romance of Reality series. X, 298 PP with 7 figures and 15 illustrations on full page, plus 16 plates with 21 b/w photos. Fp (in colour): The carrack in which the Knights of St. John of Jerusalem arrived at Malta in 1530. Cloth cover, b/w illustrations pasted down on front endpaper. Covers lightly rubbed, spine sunned. Foxing on outside edges and few pages. Frontispiece and plate XVI are facsimile (laser) prints. Good. 21 x 15.5.

Stories of the Royal Navy: oared ships, Tudor ships, buccaneers, slavers, torpedo craft,...

49277
HAMILTON CURREY, Commander E.
THE MAN-OF-WAR - What She has Done, and What She is Doing
$20.00 AUD

T. C. & E. C. Jack. London. c.1915. 1st deluxe edition, in the Romance of Reality series. X, 298 PP with 7 figures and 15 illustrations on full page, plus 16 plates with 19 b/w photos. Fp (in colour): The carrack in which the Knights of St. John of Jerusalem arrived at Malta in 1530. Red leather binding, gilt decoration and title on spine, all edges are red. Spine lightly sunned. Near fine. Image shows title-page and frontispiece. 21.5 x 15.5.

Stories of the Royal Navy: oared ships, Tudor ships, buccaneers, slavers, torpedo craft,...

36875
HAMILTON, Admiral Sir Richard Vesey (editor)
LETTERS AND PAPERS OF ADMIRAL OF THE FLEET SIR THOS. BYAM MARTIN - Vol. II
$25.00 AUD

Navy Records Society. London. 1898. 1st Ed. Publications of the Navy Records Society, volume 12. Vol. II: XVI, 416 PP, plus 3 b/w plates. Fp: Admiral of the Fleet Sir Thomas Byam Martin, Vice-Admiral of the United Kingdom. Navy blue/cream buckram, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine. Most pages uncut, ageing of outside edges, top of spine frayed. Ex library copy with stamp on front endpaper and number on spine. Very good. 24.2 x 16.

75482
HAMPSHIRE, A. Cecil
THEY CALLED IT ACCIDENT
$100.00 AUD

William Kimber. London. 1961. 1st Ed. 208 PP with 4 maps, plus 8 pages with 17 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Light foxing on outside edges. Ex- library copy with number at foot of spine of dust jacket, and stamps on front endpaper, half title page and title page and lending slip pasted down on rear endpaper. A very good and clean reading copy. Scarce. 24 x 15.2.

The untold mystery of the destruction of HMS Natal, 30th December 1915 while at anchor in Cromarty Firth.

55084
HANNING, Hugh (editor)
THE JOURNAL OF THE ROYAL UNITED SERVICE INSTITUTION - Vol. CXIII, No. 651
$15.00 AUD

Royal United Service Institution. London. 1968. August 1968. (10), 189 -278 PP with 1 graph and 4 b/w photos. Fp: Professor Arthur Marder. Soft covers. Very good. 26.5 x 20.5.

Lectures (4) on the Navy and Defence. Sea Power and Modern Strategy, by Professor L. W. Martin. The Royal Navy in the next decade, by Rear-Admiral T. T. Lewin. The greatest single factor: The Officer and the Rating, by Rear-Admiral G.C. Crowley. ... The Soviets against the Germans at sea: 1941-45, by Donald W. Mitchell. The High Seas Fleet 1917-18, by David Woodward...

41618
HANRAHAN, Brian & FOX, Robert
I COUNTED THEM ALL OUT AND I COUNTED THEM ALL BACK - The Battle for the Falklands
$10.00 AUD

B B C. London. 1982. 3rd reprint of the 1982 original. 139 PP with 2 maps, plus 16 pages with 28 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Slight ageing of paper, foxing on outside edges. Very good. 17.8 x 11.2. 0563201479

2nd April to 15th June 1982.

40720
HARDY, A. C.
EVERYMAN'S HISTORY OF THE SEA WAR - Volume I: September 1939 - December 1941
$25.00 AUD

Nicholson and Watson. London. 1946. 1st Ed. VI, 7-350 PP with 2 maps, organigrams, tables and 78 profiles of ships, plus 1 folded table and 20 b/w plates with 33 photos. Fp: Command of the seas. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, dj (price-clipped). Foxing spots on outside edges. Internally very good. 22.2 x 14.5.

Calendar of Naval War (pages 9 to 33). Losses of principal warships (pages 279 to 305). Losses of Merchant shipping (pages 308 to 321)...

40721
HARDY, A. C.
EVERYMAN'S HISTORY OF THE SEA WAR - Volume II: December 1941 - September 1943
$25.00 AUD

Nicholson and Watson. London. 1949. 1st Ed. XXXII, 271 PP with organigrams and tables, plus 20 b/w plates with 37 photos. Fp: The Dawn Patrol. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, dj (price-clipped). Foxing spots on outside edges. Internally very good. 22.2 x 14.5.

Calendar of Naval War (pages XI to XXXI). Losses of principal warships (pages 251to 271).

74641
HARDY, A. C.
YOU AND YOUR SHIPS - A Guide to Merchant Navy Power
$25.00 AUD

Nicholson and Watson. London. 1942. 1st edition with the preface of the 1939 edition of "Ships at Work". 159 PP with b/w illustrations: family tree of ships that work, 17 head pieces, text drawings (inclusing cut-aways, maps, silouhettes, sketches ...). Fp: A Cargo Liner seen from inside. Hard cover, pictorial front. Covers rubbed and worn. War economy paper. A very good copy of a scarce item. 17.8 x 11.5.

A WWII, shorter version of "Ships at Work", published when the Merchant Marine became Merchant Navy.

30146
HARKER, Jack
ALMOST HMNZS NEPTUNE
$30.00 AUD

Moana Press. Wellington. 1991. 1st Ed. 335 PP with 19 sketch-maps and 53 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise fine. 21 x 14.7. 0908705727

Story of the Royal Navy Cruiser Neptune, diverted to the Mediterranean Fleet before going to New Zealand for her New Zealand commissioning, and sunk in an Italian minefield off Tripoli, 19 December 1941.

74779
HAROLD, Anthony (editor)
CAMERA ABOVE THE CLOUDS - Volume 2: The Aviation Photographs of Charles E. Brown
$30.00 AUD

Airlife Publishing Ltd. Shrewsbury, UK. 1985. 1st Ed. Foreword by Harald Penrose. 175 PP with 124 b/w and 32 colour photos. Hard covers, gilt title on spine, dj. Spine of dust jacket lightly sunned, o/wise fine. 27.3 x 21.5. 0906393507

12451
HARPER, Rear-Admiral J.E.T.
THE TRUTH ABOUT JUTLAND
$25.00 AUD

John Murray. London. 1927. 1st Ed. 200 PP with 9 b/w diagrams. Original blue cloth cover with light wear, faded title on spine. Light offsetting of endpapers. Foxing on outside edges. Contents very good. Image shows title-page. 19.2 x 13.

10782
HARPER, Vice-Admiral J.E.T.
THE ROYAL NAVY AT WAR
$15.00 AUD

John Murray / Pilot Press. London. 1941. 2nd impression in August 1941 of the July 1941 original. 72 PP with 2 maps, 26 silhouettes of ships, and 79 b/w photos. Fp: Warships anchored in the road. Soft cloth cover, gilt device and title on front cover, dj (price clipped). Small ink stains in the margins of P8 and 9. Very good. 27 x 21.5.

The role & history of the Royal Navy. Life in the Navy. Battleships to submarines, aircraft carriers, ... Training, shipbuilding.

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

72454
HARRIS, John
THE SEA SHALL NOT HAVE THEM
$10.00 AUD

Readers Book Club. Melbourne. 1956. Reprint of the original published by Hurst & Blackett. 288 PP, plus 20 pages with 28 b/w photos (taken from the film of the book). Cloth cover with light wear, chipped dust jacket in a protective mylar sleeve. Neat name stamp of previous owner on FFEP. Contents near fine. 18.8 x 12.8.

With the Air-Sea Rescue High-Speed Launch Flotillas, in 1944.

44122
HARROD, Dominick (editor)
WAR, ICE & PIRACY, The Remarkable Career of a Victorian Sailor - Journals and Letters of Samuel Gurney Cresswell
$15.00 AUD

Chatham Publishing. London. 2000. 1st Ed. 192 PP with 3 maps, plus 16 pages with 32 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24 x 16. 1861761384

Fighting the Malay Pirates in 1843 to 1846. HMS Investigator and navigation in the Arctic, 1848-1853. HMS Archer in the Baltic during the Crimean War.

39164
HARVEY, Maurice
GIBRALTAR
$15.00 AUD

Spellmount. Staplehurst, Kent, UK. 1996. 1st Ed. IX, 10-192 PP with 2 maps, 3 plans and 97 b/w illustrations (engravings, paintings and photos), plus 8 pages with 12 colour paintings. Fp: Portrait of General George Eliott. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 28.2 x 22.5. 187337657X

38799
HASTINGS, Max
VICTORY IN EUROPE - D-Day to V-E Day
$15.00 AUD

Weidenfeld and Nicolson. London. 1985. 1st Ed. 192 PP with 9 maps, and b/w and colour photos. Hard cover, dj. Light foxing, o/wise near fine. 28.2 x 20.2. 0297786504

73308
HASWELL MILLER, A. E. & DAWNAY, N. P.
MILITARY DRAWINGS AND PAINTINGS IN THE COLLECTION OF HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN - Volume One: Plates
$40.00 AUD

Phaidon Press. London. 1966. 1st Ed. 223 PP with 187 plates with 478 illustrations (22 in colour tipped in and 4550 in b/w. Cloth covers, gilt title on front board and spine, top edge tinted, dj (price clipped). Dust jacket has a few repaired chips or closed tears. Errata slip tipped in on page 21. Contents near fine. 30 x 23.

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.

72416
HAY, Ian
THE SHIP OF REMEMBRANCE, Gallipoli - Salonika
$50.00 AUD

Hodder and Stoughton. London. c. 1920. 1st Ed. 43 PP, plus 10 pages with 8 b/w photo plates. Fp: Last Post. Inside front cover: map of the Gallipoli Peninsula. Cloth covers, title on front board and spine. Occasional foxing. Near fine. Scarce. 19 x 12.7.

Pilgrimage to the battlefields of World War One: Salonika and Gallipoli, September on board the white liner.

40183
HAYTER, Alethea
A VOYAGE IN VAIN - Coleridge's Journey to Malta in 1804
$15.00 AUD

Faber and Faber. London. 1973. 1st Ed. 188 P, plus 8 pages with 10 b/w illustrations. Cloth cover, dj (price-clipped). Foxing spots on outside edges and some pages, offsetting of the front endpaper. Very good. 22.5 x 14. 0571102409

49487
HAYTER, Alethea
A VOYAGE IN VAIN - Coleridge's Journey to Malta in 1804
$10.00 AUD

Faber and Faber. London. 1973. 1st Ed. 188 P, plus 8 pages with 10 b/w illustrations. Cloth cover. Dust jacket tipped in on rear endpaper. Ingleton bookplate on front endpaper. Few foxing spots on outside edges and some pages. Near fine. 22.5 x 14. 0571102409

16767
HEARSEY, John E.N.
YOUNG MR PEPYS
$10.00 AUD

History Book Club. London. 1973. Reprint. (12), 307 PP plus 12 pages with b/w illust. Fp: Portrait of Samuel Pepys. Eps: The Dutch off Sheerness, 1667. Hard cover, dj. Small vignette pasted down on half-title page, two pages with a vertical marker pen line (not affecting text legibility), and an otherwise very good clean copy. 22.3 x 13.8. 094591407

In 1660, he was made Clerk of the Acts at the Navy Office and by reorganizing it, became one of the Fathers of the Royal Navy.

54732
HENDERSON, Professor G. C.
THE WAR AT SEA (in Syllabus of a Course of three Lectures)
$5.00 AUD

The University of Adelaide. Adelaide. 1916. 1st Ed. 8 PP. Soft cover repaired. Rusty staples. Good. 18 x 12.5.

Lecture I: Clearing the Seas. Lecture II: The War of Attrition. Lecture III: The Grand Fleet.

49821
HEPWORTH DIXON, William
ROBERT BLAKE, Admiral and General at Sea. Based on family and state papers
$50.00 AUD

Bickers and Son. London. 1885. New edition. XVII, (3), 300 PP, plus 10 plates with 10 b/w illustrations in permanent photography pasted down. Fp: Robert Blake. Cloth cover, gilt decorations and title on front cover and spine, all edges gilt. Spine lightly sunned. Near fine. Scarce. 21.5 x 14.5.

63399
HIBBERT, Christopher
CORUNNA
$5.00 AUD

Pan Books. London. 1967. Paperback edition in the British Battles series of the 1961 original. 223, (1) PP with 5 maps (1 on double page) and 9 tailpieces, plus 8 pages with 15 b/w illustrations.. Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing on outside edges. Very good. 17.7 x 11.

50874
HICKS, Major J. S.
SALVOES FROM A STONE FRIGATES. Drawings and Verses
$10.00 AUD

Methuen & Co. London. 1946. 1st Ed. 48 PP with illustrations by the author. Hard cover, cloth spine, dj (price clipped). Foxing spots. Very good. 29 x 22.3.

A book of illustrated war verses.

43534
HIGGINSON, Rear-Admiral Francis J.
NAVAL BATTLES IN THE CENTURY
$30.00 AUD

The Linscott Publishing. Toronto & Philadelphia. 1906. 1st edition in the Nineteenth Century series. XXIV, 472 PP. Brown cloth cover, gilt title (dulled). Few foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise a very good clean copy. Image shows title-page. 20.6 x 14.

Contents: Battle of Copenhagen, Algesiras and Gut of Gibraltar, Trafalgar, ... Schomberg's Action off Tamatave, Battle of Lake Erie, The Battle of Maniila Bay, The Battle of Santiago, .. Single Ship Actions, ... Engagements with Batteries and Passage of Forts..

47581
HILL, J. R. & RANFT, Bryan (editors)
THE OXFORD ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF THE ROYAL NAVY
$20.00 AUD

Oxford University Press. Oxford, UK. 2002. 1st paperback edition of the 1995 original. XIV, (2), 480 PP with 15 head-pieces, 23 maps, 6 ships' plans Action Stations, and hundreds of b/w illustrations, plus 16 pages with 26 colour illust. Title spread: Bombardment of Algiers 1816. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 24.6 x 19. 198602577

The wall of England. From the King's ships to the Royal Navy (1500-1642),... Endeavour, discovery and idealism,... the Royal Navy and the post-war naval revolution, 1948 to the present.

74591
HILL, Richard
THE PRIZES OF WAR - The Naval Prizes System in the Napoleonic Wars, 1793-1815
$125.00 AUD

Royal Naval Museum / Sutton Publishing. London. 1998. 1st Ed. XX, 268 PP with 5 maps, plus 8 pages with 14 b/w illustrations. Hard covers, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine (as new condition). 24 x 15.7. 9780750918169

18308
HILL, W.S.
THE SAILING SHIPS OF GREAT BRITAIN
$10.00 AUD

Jupiter Books. London. 1975. 1st Ed. 72 PP with 16 b/w text illustrations and 24 colour plates on full page. Fp: The Henry Grace à Dieu. Hard cover, dj. Some foxing, o/wise very good. 33.5 x 23.5. 0904041190

A tribute to Great Britain's maritime traditions. History & development of British sailing ships since the Middle Ages.

43878
HMSO
HIS MAJESTY'S MINESWEEPERS
$15.00 AUD

Admiralty / Ministry of Information. London. 1943. 1st Ed. 64 PP with 1 diagram, 5 drawings and 62 b/w photos. FEP: A mine. REP: 10 portraits. Pictorial wrappers with light wear, spine reinforced, o/wise very good. 22.8 x 17.8.

69918
HMSO
OCEAN FRONT - The Story of the War in the Pacific 1941-1944
$25.00 AUD

HMSO / Ministry of Information. London. 1945. 68 PP with b/w illustrations: 8 maps and 90 photos. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 35 x 14.

From the battles of the the Coral Sea and Midway, to the landings in the Marianas and Peleliu (Palau).

71485
HMSO
HANDLING SHIPS - B.R. 2092
$75.00 AUD

Navigation and Direction Department / Admiralty. London. 1954. Restricted edition. VI, 166 PP with 1 chart, 2 diagrams, over 7 tables & curves and over 70 figures. Plus 3 plates with b/w photos (figures 8, 37 & 38) and 2 folded plates (figures 9, 19, 20, 21a & 21b). Cloth cover, gilt title on front board and spine. Addendum B.R. 2092 (1958): soft cover and 16 PP with 9 figures, plus large folded plate for 2 figures (71 & 76), pasted down inside back cover. Stamp in blind of previous owner on FFEP, o/wise a very good clean copy. Scarce item. 24.5 x 15.5.

67280
HODGES, H. W. & HUGHES, E. A. (editors)
SELECT NAVAL DOCUMENTS
$20.00 AUD

University Press. Cambridge. 1927. Reprint of the 1922 original. XIV, 227 PP with tables and 4 text illustrations, plus 3 b/w plates (1 on double page). Cloth cover, gilt device (anchor) on front board, gilt title on spine. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Foxing. Very good. 19.5 x 13.5.

70376
HOLLAND, James
THE BATTLE OF BRITAIN - Five Months that Changed History
$15.00 AUD

Corgi Book. London. 2011. 1st paperback edition of the 2010 original. 924, (4 publications) with 19 maps and figures, plus 32 pages with b/w illustrations (2 drawings and 100 photos). Pictorial soft cover (design by Tom Poland). Near fine. 19.8 x 12.7. 9780552156103

73162
HOLLAND, James
THE WAR IN THE WEST: A New History - Volume 1: Germany Ascendant 1939-1941
$10.00 AUD

Corgi Book. London. 2016. 1st "Corgi" edition of the 2015 original. 860, (4 publications) PP with 12 maps, plus 24 pages with 97 b/w illustrations (1 map and 96 photos). Stiff covers, pictorial front. Near fine. 19.8 x 12.7. 9780552169202

73163
HOLLAND, James
THE WAR IN THE WEST: A New History - Volume 2: The Allies Fight Back 1941-1943
$15.00 AUD

Bantam Press. London. 2017. 1st paperback edition. XXVI, (2), 720, (2) PP with 4 head pieces on double page and 22 maps and diagrams, plus 16 pages with 1 colour illustration and 67 b/w photos. Pictorial stiff covers. Near fine. 23.3 x 15.2. 9780595071687

53458
HOLMAN, Gordon
THE KING'S CRUISERS
$10.00 AUD

Hodder & Stoughton. London. 1947. 1st Ed. 264 PP with 3 charts in text plus 8 warships' silhouettes (tail pieces) plus 30 pages with 30 b/w photos. Fp: Ocean Vigil. FEP: The World. REP: Mediterranean Sea. Cloth cover. Spine sunned and frayed with a few tears. Signature on FFEP. A very good clean reading copy. Image shows title-page and Frontispiece. 22.8 x 14.6.

The triumphs & vicissitudes as well as the good & bad times of WWII.

69605
HOLMAN, Gordon
STAND BY TO BEACH !
$10.00 AUD

Hodder & Stoughton. London. 1945. 2nd reprint of the December 1944 original. 224 PP, plus 24 pages with 1 painting and 22 b/w photos. Fp: "The First Foothold Gained!". Cloth cover, spine & edges a little worn & soiled. Copy lacking the free fly of front endpaper. War economy paper. Good reading copy. 19 x 12.4.

From the landing in Normandy to the fall of Cherbourg.

74115
HOOD, Mike (editor)
TRAFALGAR 200 - ROYAL NAVY
$25.00 AUD

E.P. Homan Associates / Minstry of Defrense. West Moseley, UK. 2005. 1st Ed. Message from H.M. Queen Elizabeth II. Forewords by First Sea Lord Admiral Sir Alan West and Director General "Trafalgar 200", Rear Admiral James Rapp. 112 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial stiff covers a little rubbed, o/wise fine. 29.5 x 21.

Trafalgar 200: Past Glories, Future Horizons.

40400
HOOK, F. A.
MERCHANT ADVENTURERS 1914-1918
$30.00 AUD

A. & C. Black. London. 1920. 1st Ed. VIII, 319 PP, plus 2 folded maps at rear and 32 plates with 35 b/w illust. Fp: Four-point-seven. Cloth cover, device in blind on front cover, gilt title on spine. Bookplate of "The Royal Cruising Club" on front endpaper. Ageing of paper and foxing (not affecting plates). Top of spine missing on 2 cm. Covers protected by a dust jacket (laser print). Good reading copy. 21.4 x 13.5.

War records during the first World War of: P. & O., British India, and their Associated Lines.

75226
HOPTON, Richard
A RELUCTANT HERO - The Life of Captain Robert Ryder, VC
$30.00 AUD

Pen & Sword Maritime. Barnley, UK. 2011 1st Ed. XVI, 224 PP with with 6 maps, plus 16 pages with 41 b/w illustrations (1 graph, 2 documents, 4 ink drawingsby Robert Ryder, and 34 photos). Hard covers, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 24 x 16. 9781848843707

Crossing on board the Tai-Mo-Shan, from Hong Kong to Dartmouth (1931-33). British Graham Land Expedition, on the Penola (1934-37). Campbeltown and Raid on St Nazaire 1942.

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.

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

72863
HOUGH, Richard
THE HUNTING OF FORCE Z: The sinking of the Prince of Wales and the Repulse
$10.00 AUD

Cassell Military Paperbacks. London. 1999. 1st paperback edition of the 1963 original. 159 PP. Stiff covers, pictorial front. Name and ex-libris stamp on half-title page, o/wise fine. 19.7 x 12.8. 9780304352395

60400
HOWARD, Richard (compiler)
WOLFE AT QUEBEC (Jackdaw No. 23)
$15.00 AUD

Jackdaw Publications. London. 1969. Reprint of the 1966 edition (original: Jonathan Cape, 1965). Folder with 8 of the 9 facsimile of documents and the 6 broadsheets. Lacks document No.:7 "The Taking of Quebec". Special card folder with tape binding. Very good. Format (oblong): 23.5 x 34.5. 0305610279

18825
HOWARTH, David
SOVEREIGN OF THE SEAS, The Story of British Sea Power
$10.00 AUD

Book Club Associates. London. 1974. Reprint of the 1974 original. 382 PP with 5 maps & 2 diagrams, plus 48 pages with 27 b/w and 19 colour illust. Eps: World Map. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket slightly rubbed. Foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. 24.7 x 17.

The growth of British power at sea, since the 5th Century voyages of Celtic monks across the Atlantic...

20664
HOWARTH, David
SOVEREIGN OF THE SEAS, The Story of British Sea Power
$15.00 AUD

Collins. London. 1974. 1st Ed. 382 PP with 5 maps & 2 diagrams, plus 48 pages with 27 bw & 19 colour illust. Eps: World Map. Hard cover, dj. (small piece missing on spine). Foxing spots on outside edges. A very good clean copy. 24.7 x 17. 0002167557

The growth of British power at sea, since the 5th Century voyages of Celtic monks across the Atlantic...

75471
HOWARTH, David
THE SHETLAND BUS
$20.00 AUD

Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd. London. 1962. 3rd impression of the 1957 "Cadet" scarce edition (1951 original). X, 228 PP with 3 maps (1 on double page), plus 16 plates with 22 b/w photos. Title spread: German plane straffing a Norwegian fishing vessel (see image). Hard covers, illustrated front. Foxing spots on outside edges, renewed front endpaper, covers rubbed and split on hinges. Internally a very good clean copy. 18.5 x 12.

Story of the Special Norwegian Naval unit based in the Shetland Islands.

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

72460
HOYT, Edwin P.
SUNK BY THE BISMARCK. The Life and Death of the Battleship HMS Hood
$30.00 AUD

Military Heritage Press. New York. 1988. Reprint of the 1977 original. (6), 149 PP, plus 4 pages with 10 b/w photos. Hard cover, gilt title on cloth spine, dj. Dust jacket in a protective sleeve. Ex Libris stamp of previous owner on front endpaper. Faint foxing on top outside edge. Near fine. 23.8 x 16. 0880292199

Convoy duty, against the French at Oran, chasing German raiders. Her fatal encounter with the Bismarck in May, 1941.

71930
HUGHES, Major General Bil & Al.
REGIMENTAL HERITAGE - A Pictorial Record of the Paintings and Silver of the The Royal Regiment of Artillery
$100.00 AUD

Royal Regiment of Artillery / Europa Publications Limited. London. 1984. 1st edition. Introduction by General Sir Thomas Morony, Master Gunner. 236 PP with 8 headpieces by Joan Wanklyn. over 103 colour plates and over 315 b/w illustrations. Fp (in colour): Her Majesty The Queen, Our Captain General. Illustrated endpapers. Cloth cover, gilt title and device on front cover. Slipcase, cloth cover and with gilt device and title. Fine. Oblong: 29 x 35. 0946653062

Contents include: The Indian Artilleries and the Crimea, The Colonial Period (1860-1914), The First World War, The Regiment in Peace, The Second World War, and after. An impressive work.

18499
HUMBLE, Richard
THE RISE AND FALL OF THE BRITISH NAVY
$10.00 AUD

Queen Anne Press. London. 1986. 1st Ed. 256 PP with tables, plus 16 pages with 27 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 24 x 15. 0356122271

From the Tudor Navy to victory against Japan, the Royal Navy fought and survived. Since then, it has diminished and lost its importance as a naval force.

68603
HUMBLE, Richard
THE RISE AND FALL OF THE BRITISH NAVY
$5.00 AUD

Queen Anne Press. London. 1986. 1st Ed. 256 PP with tables, plus 16 pages with 27 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. STamps "University of Tasmania" / "Australia Maritime College" on endpapers and title page. Faint foxing. Very good. 24 x 15. 0356122271

From the Tudor Navy to victory against Japan, the Royal Navy fought and survived. Since then, it has diminished and lost its importance as a naval force.

71553
HURD, Archibald
A MERCHANT FLEET AT WAR
$60.00 AUD

Cassell. London. 1920. 1st Ed. XXIV, 140 PP with 1 drawing, plus 13 colour plates and 50 b/w plates with 70 photos. Title page: vignette with crest of Cunard Line. Fp (in colour): "Aquitania" leading the Transports. FEP: Map of Mediterranean Sea and Atlantic Ocean. REP: Map of the routes served by Cunard ships during the war. Covers with light shelf wear (rubbing around edges mostly) and spine is somewhat faded. Light foxing around page edges, o/wise a near fine copy. 20.7 x 14.

The Cunard Line during First World War.

18804
HURD, Sir Archibald
THE BATTLE OF THE SEAS - The Fighting Merchantmen
$5.00 AUD

Hodder & Stoughton. London. 1941. June 1941 reprint of the May 1941 original. 160 PP, plus 40 pages with 52 b/w photos. Fp: Ships of Commerce Guarded by Ships of War. Hard cover a little soiled and rubbed around edges. Occasional foxing, o/wise very good. 19.4 x 13.

A tribute to the skill, endurance & courage of the fighting merchantmen who supplied food & raw materials to the forces thus contributing to the defeat of Italy & Germany.

44961
HURD, Sir Archibald
THE BATTLE OF THE SEAS, The Fighting Merchantmen
$10.00 AUD

Hodder & Stoughton. London. 1941. 1st Printing. 160 PP plus 40 pages with 52 b/w photos. Fp: Ships of Commerce Guarded by Ships of War. Hard cover with a few marks, scarce dust jacket. Light foxing, renewed endpapers, o/wise very good. 19.4 x 13.

A tribute to the skill, endurance & courage of the fighting merchantmen who supplied food & raw materials to the forces thus contributing to the defeat of Italy & Germany.

74244
HURD, Sir Archibald (editor)
BRITAIN'S MERCHANT NAVY
$10.00 AUD

Odhams Press. London. c. 1943. 1st Ed. 256 PP with b/w illustrations: over 40 explanatory drawings by L. Ashwell Wood & over 100 photos/paintings. Eps: Convoy. Cloth cover, device in blind on front cover and spine, gilt title on spine. War economy paper. Name of previous owner on endpapers. Very good.. 22.8 x 15.5.

Men & ships of the Merchant Navy, at peace or at war. Chapters by Adm. R.G. Evans, A.C. Hardy, Cmr. A.B. Campbell... covering many aspects including shipbuilding, navigation, life on board a tramp, the first two years of WWII..

43994
HYTHE, Viscount (editor)
THE NAVAL ANNUAL 1913
$25.00 AUD

Arco Publishing. New York. 1970. Reprint of the 1913 original. Library edition. (4), VIII, 520 PP with tables & b/w illustrations, plus 1 diagram and 9 b/w plates. Fp: H.M.S. King George V. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 25.4 x 16. 0668022671

The state of various navies prior to WWI. British and foreign navies. Personnel of the German Navy... The Turco-Italian war. The Dominion and Imperial defence.

44186
ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS [THE]
THE STATE VISIT OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE FRENCH REPUBLIC - No. 6298, Volume 236 -16th April 1960
$15.00 AUD

The Illustrated London News and Sketch Limited. London. 1960. P625-672. Contains article by Arthur Bryant from P. 633 to 649 with 34 b/w illustrations. Stapled soft covers (crossed flags of France and the United Kingdom in colour). Near fine. 36.5 x 25.8.

The state visit of President De Gaulle, April 5-8 1960.

68648
ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS [THE]
PICTURE RECORDS OF THE EUROPEAN WAR / SOUVENIRS DE LA GUERRE EUROPEENNE
$15.00 AUD

Newspaper Illustrations / The Illustrated London News & Sketch. London. 1917. 1st Ed. 12 b/w photographic plates selected from the Official Photographs of the French Government 1914-1917. All captions in English and French. Soft cover, illustrated front "The Soldier's Divertisements / Les Divertissements du Soldat". Plates and covers bound with a tie. Covers with a little light wear/soiling, o/wise near fine. Oblong: 16.2 x 22.7.

Selection of Official photographs of the French Government, 1914-1917 : ... Sabot Wood, Somme Battles ...

68649
ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS [THE]
PICTURE RECORDS OF THE EUROPEAN WAR / SOUVENIRS DE LA GUERRE EUROPEENNE
$15.00 AUD

Newspaper Illustrations / The Illustrated London News & Sketch. London. 1917. 1st Ed. 12 b/w photographic plates selected from the Official Photographs of the French Government 1914-1917. All captions in English and French. Soft cover, illustrated front "Another One: Shells ... / Encore Un: Obus ...". Plates and covers bound with a tie. Covers with light wear/soiling, o/wise near fine. Oblong. 16.2 x 22.7.

Selection of official photographs of the French Government, 1914-1917 : Midnight Mass at Fort Douaumont, 24th December 1916 ... Verdun. Somme Front ... Destroyed Churches (Betheny, Arras, Reims).

74837
INNES, Hammond
THE MARY DEARE
$10.00 AUD

The Companion Book Club. London. 1983. Book Club edition of the 1956 original published by Collins. 288 PP. FEP: map of the Gulf of Saint Malo. REP: map of Plateau des Minquiers. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Ageing of paper around outside edges. Near fine. 19 x 13.

Novel.

34210
IRVING, Commander John
THE SMOKE SCREEN OF JUTLAND
$15.00 AUD

William Kimber. London. 1966. 1st Ed. 256 PP with 13 maps and diagrams, plus 8 pages with 16 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Small chips on corners of dust jacket, o/wise near fine. 24 x 16.

69687
IVE, Ruth
THE WOMAN WHO CENSORED CHURCHILL
$15.00 AUD

The History Press. Stroud, Gloucestershire. 2008. 1st Ed. 159, (1) PP with 5 "Churchill Documents", plus 8 pages with 12 b/w illustrations (1 document, 1 map and 10 photos). Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine (as new condition). 22.2 x 14. 9780752447162

36672
JACKSON, Robert
HISTORY OF THE ROYAL NAVY
$10.00 AUD

Parragon. Bath, UK. 1999. 1st Ed. 96 PP with b/w and colour illust. Title spread: Aircraft carrier of the Invincible class. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Fine. 30 x 23.5. 0752532197

39138
JACKSON, Robert
THE ROYAL NAVY IN WORLD WAR II
$15.00 AUD

Airlife. London. 1997. 1st UK edition. 176 PP with 6 maps and 169 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 25.2 x 19.5. 185310714X

44082
JACKSON, Robert
THE ROYAL NAVY IN WORLD WAR II
$10.00 AUD

Airlife. London. 1997. 1st UK edition. 176 PP with 6 maps and 169 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing. Remainder mark on lower outside edge, o/wise near fine. 25.2 x 19.5. 185310714X

71248
JACKSON, Robert
STRIKE FROM THE SEA, A History of British Naval Air Power
$15.00 AUD

Arthur Barker. London. 1970. 1st Ed. 234 PP with appendices, plus 16 pages with 27 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Ex-libris of previous owner on FFEP with remnants of sellotape marks on endpapers and flaps of dust jacket. Contents near fine. 22 x 14. 0213001586

From the hunt for the Graf Spee to the final assault on Japan and Kamikaze attacks on the carriers of the British Pacific Fleet.

74333
JAMES, Admiral Sir William
A GREAT SEAMAN - The Life of Admiral of the Fleet Sir Henry F. Oliver
$40.00 AUD

H. F. & G. Witherby. London. 1956. 1st Ed. 190 PP, plus 8 b/w plates. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Stamp of previous owner on front endpaper. Some foxing on outside edges. Near fine. 22 x 14.2.

44760
JAMES, Lawrence
THE ILLUSTRATED RISE & FALL OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE
$15.00 AUD

New York. 1999. St. Martin's Press. Illustrated edition of the 1994 original, abridged by Helen Lowie. 352 PP with 16 maps, hundreds of illustrations (71 of them in colour). Fp: Portrait of Henry Morton Stanley with scenes from his expeditions in the Dark Continent. Half title page: HM The Queen arriving in Fiji. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 27.8 x 23.2. 0312264291

72503
JAMESON, Rear-Admiral William
ARK ROYAL 1939-1941
$20.00 AUD

Rupert Hart-Davis. London. 1957. 1st Ed. 371 PP with 17 maps and diagrams, plus 18 pages with 25 b/w photos. Fp: Off Trondheim, 16.45 on May 1st 1940, the Luftwaffe misses just ahead. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket is price-clipped and laminated. Light fowing on outside page edges. Stamps of previous owners at top of FFEP with an ex-libris blind stamp at the bottom, o/wise contents are clean and overall, still a very good copy. 22.2 x 14.5.

Hunt for the Graf Spee ... sinking of the Bismarck ... torpedoed and sunk by U-Boat U-81, 13 November 1941.

19664
JANE, Fred T.
THE BRITISH BATTLE-FLEET, Its Inception and Growth throughout the Centuries
$30.00 AUD

Conway Maritime Press. London. 1997. Reprint of the 1912 original, in the Conway Classics Series. Introduction by Anthony Preston. XVI, 406 PP with b/w illust. (plans & photos) in text plus 48 pages with bw & many colour plates including 24 by W.L. Wyllie. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dedicatory note at top of FFEP, o/wise a fine copy. 23.5 x 15. 0851777236

30245
JARRETT, Cmdr. Hugh
THE ROYAL NAVY'S INFLUENCE ON AUSTRALIAN HISTORY, Circa 1800-1897
$5.00 AUD

Naval Historical Society of Australia. Sydney. 1994. 1st Ed., Monograph No. 43 of the Society. 11 PP (typescript on recto only), plus 2 pages with b/w illustrations (photocopy quality). Pictorial soft cover, clear plastic folder. Fine. 29.8 x 21.

Transcript of a lecture given to the Society, 1994.

72548
JASPER, Willi
LUSITANIA: The Cultural History of a Catastrophe
$25.00 AUD

Yale University Press. New Haven & London. 2016. 1st US edition. Translated from the German original of 2015 by Stewart Spencer. VI, 233 PP, plus 16 pages with 31 b/w illustrations (drawings & cartoons, posters, photos). Hard covers, dj. Fine. 22.2 x 14.2. 9780300221381

60826
JEFFREYS, Commander R. E.
A NAVAL OPERATION IN SAMOA - An Example of Imperial Police Work (in the Journal)
$10.00 AUD

Royal United Service Institution. London. c. 1933. Pulled out article fropm the "Journal of the RUSI". Pages 501 to 513. Soft cover. Foxing. 25 x 17.5.

H.M.S. Dunedin and the Mau /Society in Western Samoa (slogan: Samoa for the Samoans).

13602
JELLICOE, Admiral of the Fleet Viscount of Scapa
THE CRISIS OF THE NAVAL WAR
$70.00 AUD

Cassell and Company. London. 1920. October 1920 reprint of the July 1920 original. XVIII, 331 PP, plus 8 plates with 15 b/w photos and 6 folded maps in rear pocket. Cloth cover, device (crest) in blind on front board, gilt device and title on spine. Name of previous owner at top corner of front endpaper. Light foxing (endpapers, outside edges and text) but not on plates. One page with a small crease at corner (dog-ear), o/wise a very good clean copy. 24 x 16.5.

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.

39938
JOHNSTON, George H.
BATTLE OF THE SEAWAYS
$10.00 AUD

Angus and Robertson. Sydney. 1941. 1st Australian edition. XVI, 240 PP, plus 12 b/w plates. Fp: British bomber circling German oil tanker. Cloth cover, gilt title on sunned spine. War economy paper, foxing spots on outside edges and few pages. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Very good. 22 x 14.5.

Early stages (up to April 1941) of World War II: submarine warfare, blockade of Germany, mine warfare,...

73590
JOHNSTON, Michael
H-BOMBS & HULA GIRLS - Operation Grapple 1957 and the Last Royal Navy Gunroom at Sea
$80.00 AUD

Uniform / Unicorn Publishing. London. 2017. 1st Ed. Foreword by HRH The Duke of Edinburgh. 319 PP with 1 colour painting and b/w illustrations: diagrams, drawings, sketches, maps (Christmas, Malden, Penrhyn, Pitcairn , postal stamps and photos. Illustrated stiff covers with flaps. Dedicatory note dated and signed by one of the ten National Servicemen. Fine (as new condition). 24.5 x 20.3. 9781910500682

Tale of 10 young men brought together through National Service in the Royal Navy, taking part while serving on HMS Warrior to Britain's secret thermonuclear weapons tests, near Christmas Island, Line Islands, Central Pacific. .

45782
JONES, Geoffrey P.
BATTLESHIP BARHAM
$70.00 AUD

William Kimber. London. 1979. 1st Ed. 272 PP with 1 battle diagram, 2 maps and 50 b/w photos. Hard cover, nice price-clipped dust jacket. Light foxing spots on top outside page edges, o/wise fine. Scarce. 24 x 15.8. 0718304160

Built 1913-14. Commissioned 19 August 1915. Battle of Jutland... Torpedoed 28 December 1939 by U-30. Sunk 25 November 1941 by U-331.

40724
JONES, Noah
JOURNALS OF TWO CRUISES ABOARD THE AMERICAN PRIVATEER YANKEE, by a Wanderer
$15.00 AUD

Macmillan. New York. 1967. 1st printing, with an introduction by Admiral E. M. Eller. XXXII, 156 PP with 2 maps on double page and 6 illustrations. Fp: The brig Nancy Ann, of the same size and period as the Yankee. Cloth cover, device in blind on front cover, dj (price-clipped). Near fine. 21.7 x 14.7.

The Anglo American war of 1812.

44394
JORDAN, Humfrey
TIDE STILL FLOWING
$10.00 AUD

Hodder & Stoughton. London. 1952. Paperback reprint of the 1940 original. 190 PP. Pictorial soft cover. Slight ageing of paper. Very good. 18.5 x 12.5.

Novel.

69949
JORDAN, Roger W.
THE WORLD'S MERCHANT FLEETS 1939. The Particulars and Wartime Fates of 6,000 Ships
$70.00 AUD

Chatham Publishing. London. 1999. 1st Ed. XVI, 624 PP with 300 b/w photos. Title spread: Umtali, built for the Natal Line service. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Faint foxing on outside edges and light crease on half-title page. Near fine. 30.2 x 21.5. 186176023X

74218
JORDAN, Roger W.
THE WORLD'S MERCHANT FLEETS 1939. The Particulars and Wartime Fates of 6,000 Ships
$75.00 AUD

Chatham Publishing. London. 2006. New edition of the 1999 original. XVI, 624 PP with 300 b/w photos. Title spread: Umtali, built for the Natal Line service. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Spine of dust jacket sightly sunned, o/wise a fine copy. 27.5 x 20. 9781861762931

46198
JUBELIN, Rear-Admiral André
THE FLYING SAILOR
$5.00 AUD

Hurst and Blackett. London. 1954. Reprint of the November 1953 English edition, translated from the 1951 French original Marin de Métier - Pilote de Fortune. 276 PP, plus 20 pages with 34 b/w photos. Cloth cover. Occasional foxing. Very good. 21.7 x 14.5.

World War II with the French Navy, the Free French Navy (after leaving his post in Indo-China to join the British forces in Malaya) and as a fighter pilot with the Royal Air Force.

63617
JUBELIN, Rear-Admiral André
THE FLYING SAILOR
$5.00 AUD

Hurst and Blackett. London. 1953. 1st English edition, translated from the 1951 French original "Marin de Métier - Pilote de Fortune". 276 PP, plus 20 pages with 34 b/w photos. Cloth cover. Ex Library copy (Australian Red Crosss Hospital Library Service), with tape marks on endpapers, few stamps and colour photo pasted down on front cover. Foxing. Very good reading copy. 21.7 x 14.5.

World War II with the French Navy, the Free French Navy (after leaving his post in Indo-China to join the British forces in Malaya) and as a fighter pilot with the Royal Air Force.

75531
KEE, Robert
MUNICH: The Eleventh Hour
$10.00 AUD

Hamish Hamilton. London. 1988. 1st Ed. XII, (2), 242 PP with 1 map and an inset, plus 12 pages with 24 b/w photos. Hard covers, dj. Ex Library copy with stamps on endpapers. Ageing of paper, and binding reinforced in the gutters of endpapers. Very good reading copy. 24.3 x 15.5.. 0241125375

61298
KEMP, Lieut.-Commander P. K.
FLEET AIR ARM
$10.00 AUD

London. 1954. Herbert Jenkins. 1st Ed. Foreword by Admiral of the Fleet Sir Philip L. Vian. 232 PP, plus 16 pages with 32 b/w photos. Fp: H. M. S. Eagle. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket price-clipped and chipped. Top part of front endpaper clipped. Foxing spots on outside edges and few pages but still a good copy. 22.2 x 14.2.

69984
KEMP, Lieut.-Commander P. K.
FLEET AIR ARM
$20.00 AUD

Herbert Jenkins. London. 1954. 2nd impression (December 1954) of the November 1954 original. Foreword by Admiral of the Fleet Sir Philip L. Vian. 232 PP, plus 16 pages with 32 b/w photos. Fp: H. M. S. Eagle. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket has a few small chips, signature of previous owner on FFEP, o/wise near fine. 22.2 x 14.2.

48874
KEMP, Lieutenant-Commander P. K.
NINE VANGUARDS
$20.00 AUD

Hutchinson. London. 1951. 1st Ed. 236 PP, plus 16 pages with 17 b/w illustrations. Fp: H.M.S. Vanguard, 1947. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price-clipped). Dust jacket with a few chips and protected. Foxing spots on outside edges and a few pages, o/wise a very good clean copy. 23.5 x 16.

The 9 warships of the British and Royal Navy, named Vanguard.

72869
KEMP, Paul
CONVOY ! - Drama in Arctic Waters
$10.00 AUD

Cassell Military Paperbacks. London. 2000. 1st paperback edition of the 1993 original. 256 PP with tables, plus 48 pages with 112 b/w photos. Stiff covers, pictorial front. Ex Libris stamp of previous owner on half title page, o/wise fine. 19.7 x 12.8. 9780304354511

72070
KEMP, Peter
THE CAMPAIGN OF THE SPANISH ARMADA
$25.00 AUD

Phaidon Press. Oxford. 1988. 1st Ed. 160 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Title spread (in colour): Ships of the Spanish Armada in the River Tagus. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine (mint condition). 24.7 x 21.6. 9780714825038

One of the aspects of the Battle of the Atlantic. During WWII, the author was working in the U-Boat tracking room of the British Admiralty.

68465
KEMP, Peter (editor)
HISTORY OF THE ROYAL NAVY
$15.00 AUD

Arthur Barker, Ltd. London. 1969. 1st Ed. 304 PP with 18 colour illustrations and b/w illustrations (maps paintings, photos). Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped, rubbed and chipped). Stamps of the "State Library of Tasmania" on endpapers and of "The Tasmanian Maritime and Folk Museum" on title page. Very good working copy. 28.5 x 22.5. 213179113

75452
KERANS, Commander. John
THE WORLD'S GREATEST SEA ADVENTURES - Thrilling stories grippingly told by a man who is himself a legend
$10.00 AUD

Odhams Books Ltd. London. 1964. 1st Ed. 320 PP. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Dust jacket slightly rubbed. Ex Library copy with stamp on title page and renewed edpapers. Good reading copy. 21.5 x 14.

18 of these Adventures narrated by Commander John Kerans was in April 1949 was in charge of HMS Amethyst.

45373
KERR, George F.
BUSINESS IN GREAT WATERS, The War History of the P. & O. (1939-1945)
$10.00 AUD

Faber & Faber. London. 1951. 1st Ed. 196 PP, plus 2 colour plates, 6 pages with 13 photos & 1 large folded photo (panoramic view of Table Bay Harbour in April 1941). Fp: The North African Landing 1942. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Stamp "With Compliments of the P & O S. N.Co." on half-title page. Light foxing. Very good. 20.5 x 14.

The world's greatest merchant fleet during WWII. Armed merchant cruisers, troopships ...

16811
KERR, J. Lennox & GRANVILLE, Wilfred
THE R. N. V. R. - A Record of Achievement
$10.00 AUD

George G. Harrap. London. 1957. 1st Ed. Foreword by Rear-Admiral G. Thistleton-Smith. 304 PP with 1 line drawing, plus 24 pages with 47 b/w photos. Fp: M.L. 282 at Zeebrugge. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Ex-Library copy with 1 stamp on front endpaper and dust jacket blurb pasted down on FFEP. A very good clean copy. Image shows title-page and frontispiece. 21.5 x 14.5.

History of the Royal Navy Volunteer Reserve since its inception in 1903. Its organization and some of its valorous deeds.

65527
KESSLER, Contre-Amiral Jean (editor)
FRANCAIS ET ANGLAIS EN MEDITERRANEE 1789-1830
$100.00 AUD

Service Historique de la Marine. Paris. 1992. 1st Ed. Foreword and Epilogue by Vice Amiral d'Escadre Michel Tripier. Introduction by Contre-Amiral Jean Kessler. 330 PP with tables and 5 maps. Texts: 11 in English and 14 in French. Pictorial card cover. Name of previous owner at top corner of title page. Occasional faint foxing. Near fine. 24 x 15.5.

3rd seminar of the Anglo-French studies of Maritime History, held in Toulon 14, 15 & 16th November 1990. 21 papers "... from the French Revolution, to the Independence of Greece ..." : 10 in French, by Jean Tulard, Jacques Ferrier, Martine Acerra ... Michèle Battesti ... and 11 in English, by Christopher Ware, Nicholas Tracy, Anthony Ryan, David J. Lyon, Brian Lavery ... John B. Hattendorf, William S. Dudley.

73498
KILVINGTON, Patrick
THE LAST LANC'
$120.00 AUD

Boolarong Publication. Brisbane. 1982. 1st Ed. XX, 162 PP with b/w illustrations: 11 portraits and 40 photos. Hard cover, dust jacket with a few small chips and is now in a protective sleeve. A near fine copy. Scarce. 24.5 x 17. 0908175329

The last flight of "Spirit of Surfers Paradise" in 1965 from Sydney to Biggin Hill, Kent, United Kingdom. List of the 7,376 other Lancasters built between P.120 and 162.

16920
KING, Cecil
RULE BRITANNIA
$10.00 AUD

Studio Publications. London. 1942. 2nd printing of the September 1941 original. XII, PP.13-280 with line drawings and 56 b/w plates. FEP: Map of Europe/Africa. REP: Map of W. Atlantic & Indian/Pacific region. Gilt-decorated cloth cover. Ex-library copy (2 unobtrusive stamps), o/wise very good copy. 24.8 x 15.

A parallel between the naval events after 2 years of WWII and past action, showing that the Navy is a worthy successor of its distinguished forbears.

16676
KIPLING, Rudyard
A FLEET IN BEING, Notes of Two Trips with the Channel Squadron
$10.00 AUD

Macmillan. London. 1916. Reprint of 1898 original. (4), 84 PP. Decorated cloth cover (water damage stain on top half & on top of pages not affecting text) light foxing of edges, renewed endpapers, o/wise good. 19.5 x 13.

45770
KIPLING, Rudyard
THE FRINGES OF THE FLEET
$20.00 AUD

Macmillan. London. 1916. 3rd reprint in February 1916 of the December 1915 original. (4), 72 PP, (2 adverts: on the works of Rudyard Kipling). Pictorial soft cover (White Ensign) . Very good. 16 x 11.5.

Poems and thoughts: on the auxiliary ships or craft of the Royal Navy, trawlers transformed into mine-sweepers, submarines, ...

74320
KIPLING, Rudyard
A FLEET IN BEING - Notes of Two Trips with the Channel Squadron
$35.00 AUD

Macmillan and Co. Ltd. London. 1899. October 1899 reprint of the 1898 original. (4), 84 PP. Title on front cover with a painting by N. Wilkinson. Front endpaper with bookplate of Tasmanian Collector "W.L. Crowther", dated 20.7.1911), and small neat stamp of last owner on FFEP. A near fine copy. 19.7 x 13.

16943
KITSON, Linda
THE FALKLANDS WAR, A Visual Diary
$15.00 AUD

Mitchell Beazley & Imperial War Museum. London. 1982. 1st Ed. 112 PP with drawings & comments by the author/artist. Eps: Map of the Falkland Islands. Pict. card cover. Top corner of 3 first leaves clipped. Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise very good. 34 x 24. 0855334576

The artist was the first female and only war artist attached to the British Task Force. A selection of over 100 drawings.

43015
KNIGHT, E. F.
THE UNION-CASTLE AND THE WAR 1914-1919
$55.00 AUD

The Union-Castle Mail Steamship Co. Ltd. London. 1920. 1st Ed. 64, (14) PP with 1 colour and 20 b/w illustrations by Edmund G. Fuller. Fp (colour): A camouflaged Union-Castle Liner. Last page: House Flag. Illustrated endpapers (crest and caravelle). Cloth cover, gilt device and title on front cover, gilt crest of UC on back cover. Top of covers slightly sunned with a small crease in the cloth on bottom of front cover. Light foxing on the last few pages, o/wise a near fine copy of a scarce title. 28.2 x 20.2.

Record of some of the more important activities of the Fleet and Staff of the Union-Castle liners in the Great War. 13 pages with Roll of Honour.

69764
LAFFIN, John
DAMN THE DARDANELLES! - The Agony of Gallipoli
$10.00 AUD

Sun Papermac / Macmillan. Sydney. 1985. 1st paperback edition of the 1980 original. 224 PP with 1 sketch, 5 plans & 71 b/w illustrations (photos, posters). Laminated soft cover, pictorial front. Spine sunned. Ex Library copy with stamp on verso of title page and renewed endpapers. Very good. 23.2 x 15.4. 0725104643

A critical and challenging analysis of the Gallipoli campaign, designed to knock Turkey out of the War and open a supply route to Russia.

10111
LAMBERT, John & ROSS, Al
ALLIED COASTAL FORCES OF WORLD WAR II - Volume I: Fairmile Designs and US Submarine Chasers
$75.00 AUD

Conway. London. 1990. 1st Ed. Foreword by Commander Christopher W Dreyer. 256 PP with tables & b/w illust. (plans, detailed sketches & photos). Fp: Scene at HMS Hornet, Gosport, in June 1944. Hard cover, dj. Spine of dust jacket lightly sunned, o/wise a fine copy. Scarce. 30.2 x 25. 9780851775197

Fairmile Marine Co, the harbour defense motor launch... their technical details in words, photos & line drawings. Design, construction, equipment & subsequent development.

10112
LAMBERT, John & ROSS, Al
ALLIED COASTAL FORCES OF WORLD WAR II, Volume II: Vosper MTBs & U.S. ELCOs
$75.00 AUD

Conway. London. 1993. 1st Ed. 256 PP with tables and many b/w illust. (plans, detailed sketches & photos). Title spread: A feast of Vospers at HMS Beehive, March 1943. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Spine of dust jacket lightly sunned, o/wise a fine copy. Scarce. 30.2 x 25. 9780851776026

The 16 different types of Vosper MTB, as well as the 70 Ft, 77 Ft and 80 Ft US Elco types. Design, construction, equipment & subsequent development. Construction lists, ...

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

72884
LANDSBOROUGH, Gordon
THE BATTLE OF THE RIVER PLATE
$15.00 AUD

Panther Book. London. 1956. 1st paperback edition. 160 PP with 1 sketch on ranges of amminitions, 1 sketch map of the South Atlantic Ocean and 1 chart track of the action, plus 8 pages with 16 b/w photos . Pictorial stiff covers. Slight ageing of paper. Ex Libris stamp of previous owner on preliminary page. Very good. 18 x 11.2.

Last stand of the Graf Spee, off Montevideo.

16774
LANGMAID, Capt. Kenneth
CLEAR FOR ACTION! The Royal Navy in Defence and in Attack
$10.00 AUD

Jarrolds. London. 1970. 1st Ed. XVI, 176 PP plus 8 pages with 16 b/w illust. Hard cover, dj. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 22.2 x 14.2. 0091038405

Record of the sequence of foreign invasions which led to the establishment & growth of British naval strength; to control, eliminate them and counter attack!

52479
LANGSFORD, A. E.
H.M.S. MARATHON
$10.00 AUD

Barrie & Jenkins. London. 1989. Reprint of the 1989 original. 240 PP. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24 x 16. 0712620036

Novel set in the Mediterranean, 1942.

22032
LAPPING, Brian
END OF EMPIRE
$10.00 AUD

Book Club Associates / Guild Publishing. London. 1985. 1st Ed. XVI, 560 PP with 17 maps and 133 bw illust. FEP: British Empire: dates of acquisition. REP: The end of British rule. Hard cover, dj. Signature of previous owner on FFEP and half-title page, o/wise a near fine copy. 25.3 x 18.5.

The Route to Independence : India, Palestine, Malaya, Iran, Egypt, Aden, Cyprus, Gold Coast, Kenya, Rhodesia.

69649
LARSEN, Otto
NIGHTMARE OF THE INNOCENTS
$15.00 AUD

Andrew Melrose Ltd. London. 1955. 1st Ed. Introduction by Haavard Haavardsholm. 240 PP with 2 maps on double page, plus 32 pages with 42 b/w photos. Fp: The fishermen set out. Green cloth cover, gilt (faded) title on spine. Foxing spots on outside edges. Very good copy. 21.8 x 14.6.

Norwegian communist: fighting the Germans in occupied Norway, fleeing to Russia in November 1940 before the end of the Germano - Russian Treaty of 1939... Released from Russian Slave camps in 1947.

69138
LARSON, Erik
DEAD WAKE - The Last Crossing of the LUSITANIA
$15.00 AUD

Doubleday. London. 2015. 1st paperback edition. XVI, 430, (2) PP with 1 map "Great Britain and Environs - 1914". Fp: Lusitania. Pictorial soft covers. Fine. 23.3 x 15. 9780857521828

47518
LASSAQUE, Jean
GUERRE NAVALE EN NORVEGE. 8 Avril - 28 Juillet 1940
$15.00 AUD

Editions du Gerfaut. Paris. 2003. 1st Ed. 336 PP with 18 maps, 36 profiles of warships and 22 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 21.9 x 14.5. 2914622295

War at sea and on land in Norway: 8th April to 28 July 1940.

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

67295
LAUGHTON, John Knox (editor)
THE NAVAL MISCELLANY - Volume I
$70.00 AUD

Navy Records Society. London. 1902. 1st Ed. Volume XX of the Navy Records Society. XI, 463, (4 publications) PP, plus 4 b/w plates (1 map & 3 folded maps) and 4 plates in colour. Cloth cover, cream and navy blue, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine. Front and back hinge split at head and repaired. Relevant pencil annotations on "Contents" pages. Occasional foxing. Very good. 24 x 16.

Book of war by sea and land, anno 1543, by Jehan Bytharne. Relation of the voyage to Cadiz, 1596 by Sir William Slyngisbie... Seizure of Helgoland, 1807.

67285
LAUGHTON, Sir John Knox (editor)
THE NAVAL MISCELLANY - Volume II
$35.00 AUD

Navy Records Society. London. c. 1970. Reprint (?) of the 1912 original. Volume XL of the Navy Records Society. X, 430 PP with tables, plus 7 plates (3 of them folded). Navy cloth cover (gilt device on front, gilt title on spine. Covers with light shelf wear, a few relevant pencil annotations in "Contents" page which has a small repaired closed tear. Stamp of previous owner at top of front endpaper. An otherwise very good copy. 24 x 16.

Voyage of the Barbara to Brazil, anno 1540. The taking of the Madre de Dios, anno 1592. Operations on the coast of Egypt, 1801... Frustration of the plan for the escape of Napoleon Bonaparte from Bordeaux in July 1815...

36863
LAUGHTON, Sir John Knox (editor)
LETTERS AND PAPERS OF CHARLES, LORD BARHAM, Admiral of the Red Squadron 1758-1813 - Volume III
$15.00 AUD

Navy Records Society. London. 1911. 1st Ed. Publications of the Navy Records Society, Volume 39. Vol. III: XXXVIII, 413, (4 publications) PP. Fp: The Right Hon. Lord Barham, Admiral of the Red Squadron. Navy blue/cream buckram, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine. Covers with light wear and light soiling, 2 stamps "MOD Library Services" on front endpaper and recto of frontispiece. Hinge of front cover starting. Pages untrimmed, slight ageing of paper. Still a very good copy. Image shows title-page and frontispiece. 24.2 x 16.5.

71273
LAVERY, Brian
IN WHICH THEY SERVED : The Royal Navy Officer Experience in the Second World War
$15.00 AUD

Naval Institute Press. Annapolis. 2008. 1st US Ed. 384 PP with b/w illustrations and maps in text, Index, Bibliography & Notes, plus 32 pages with 58 b/w photos/plates. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24 x 16. 9781591144014

71392
LAWTHER, Rebecca (editor)
DAMBUSTERS - Remembering the Legend
$10.00 AUD

Script Media, Ltd / Blitz Publications. Barnsley, UK. 2013. 1st Ed. Commemorative Collector's series - Part Seven. 116 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (artworks, drawings, plans, photos). Pictorial stiff covers. Fine. 29.7 x 22 9772207900001 07

71393
LAWTHER, Rebecca (editor)
BEHIND ENEMY LINES - Secret Operations in World War Two
$10.00 AUD

Wharncliffe History Magazines / Blitz Publications. Barnsley, UK. 2008. 1st Ed. Commemorative Collector's series - Part Eleven. 100 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (artworks, drawings, plans, photos). Pictorial stiff covers. Fine. 29.7 x 22. 9772207900001 11

69916
LAWTHER, Rebecca & WRIGHT, Jonathan (editors)
D-DAY, 70 YEARS ON - The Normandy Campaign Remembered
$15.00 AUD

Script Media / Pen & Sword Military Books. Barnsley, South Yorkshire. 2014. 70th Anniversary edition. 112 PP, (6 Images of War, D-Day) with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.8 x 23. 9781848841710

The story of 6 June 1944: D-Day. 2nd of August 1944, very first flight of the Arado AR234, a jet aeroplane.

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.

75490
LEGGETT, Eric
THE CORFU INCIDENT
$10.00 AUD

New English Library. London. 1976. March 1976 paperback edition of the 1974 original. 176 PP with 1 map (North Corfu Channel). Pictorial soft covers rubbed and with creases. Initials at top of half-title page, foxing. Good clean reading copy. 18 x 10.8. 0450024741

22nd October 1946, damage to the Royal Navy destroyers HMS Saumarez and HMS Volage which struck mines in the Corfu Channel, mined by the Yugoslavs for Albania. Death of 45 sailors.

65030
LEMONOFIDES, Dino
BRITISH INFANTRY COLOURS
$15.00 AUD

Almark Publishing Co. Ltd. London. 1972. Soft cover edition. July 1972 reprint of the February 1971 original. 56 PP with b/w illustrations and 6 plates with 39 colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 21 x 15. 0855240210

41579
LENTON, H. T.
ABC BRITISH WARSHIPS
$5.00 AUD

Ian Allan. London. 1964. 7th Ed. 72 PP with tables, & 30 b/w photos. recto of title page: H.M.S. Hermes, the Royal Navy's newest aircraft carrier. Pictorial soft cover (Frigate). Stamp of previous owner on title page, o/wise near fine. 15.3 x 10.3.

48275
LENTON, H. T.
ABC BRITISH WARSHIPS
$10.00 AUD

Ian Allan. London. 1962. 6th Ed. 72 PP with tables, & 38 b/w photos. Title page: H.M.S. Duncan, type 14 Frigate. Pictorial soft cover (HMS Victorious, aircraft carrier). Rubbed patch at lower corner of front cover. A very good clean copy. 15.3 x 10.3.

69079
LENTON, H. T.
BRITISH BATTLESHIPS AND AIRCRAFT CARRIERS
$30.00 AUD

Macdonald. London. 1972. 1st Ed., in the Navies of the Second World War series. 160 PP with tables, 1 plan and 68 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj with small crease, o/wise near fine. Oblong: 10.8 x 15.5. 356038696

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.

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.

69253
LEPINE, Mike
DUNKIRK - The Disaster ... and the Miracle
$25.00 AUD

Dannan Publishing Ltd. London. 2017. 3 items: 1 magazine: 1st edition. 80 PP with 10 maps in colour and b/w or colour illustrations. Pictorial soft covers. New. 29.5 x 23. Together with 2 DVD: "Little Ships" (60 minutes) by Dan Snow, published in 2010 / "Churchill, a Giant in the Century" (90 minutes), published in 2013. 9780995479494

May & June 1940.

72089
LEPOTIER, Rear-Admiral
RAIDERS FROM THE SEA
$15.00 AUD

William Kimber. London. 1954. 1st English edition, with a foreword by Admiral the Earl Mountbatten of Burma. 200, (8 publications) PP, plus 8 b/w plates. Fp: British craft going ashore under fire at Dieppe. Blue cloth cover sunned near spine which is also sunned. Light foxing on first few pages, o/wise contents clean and still a very good copy. 22 x 14.5.

During WWII combined operations with commando raiders on the Channel Islands, Lofoten Islands, Norway, on the Atlantic Defences at Dieppe and at Saint Nazaire.

69767
LEWIS, Jon E. (editor)
D-DAY, As They Saw It
$10.00 AUD

Robinson Publishing. London. 2004. Paperback revised edition of the 1994 original. Foreword by Field Marshal Lord Carver. XIV, (314, (4), (12 blank) PP, plus 8 pages with 10 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Spine with light creases. Near fine. 19.5 x 13. 9781841199412

35556
LEWIS, Michael
SPITHEAD - An Informal History
$10.00 AUD

George Allen & Unwin. London. 1972. 1st Ed. 208 PP with 4 figures, plus 12 pages with 19 b/w illust. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Fine. 22.4 x 14.2. 049420968

Arm of the sea found between Portsmouth and the Isle of Wight.

41795
LEWIS, Michael
THE HISTORY OF THE BRITISH NAVY
$5.00 AUD

Penguin Books. London. 1957. Paperback edition. 288 PP. Soft covers a little soiled and worn. Ageing of paper, foxing. Good reading copy. 18.1 x 11.1.

The old Navy: Pre-Tudor.. to The Commonwealth. The Royal Navy: the later Stuarts... to the Napoleonic War. The New Navy.

42492
LEWIS, Michael
BRITISH SHIPS AND BRITISH SEAMEN
$10.00 AUD

The British Council / Longmans Green. London. 1942. January 1942 reprint of the revised edition of 1941 (original of 1940). British Life and Thought series, No. 7. 56 PP, (2), plus 8 pages with 11 b/w illustrations (8 paintings & 3 photos). Soft cover (reinforced at spine). Stamp at lower corner of half title page. Foxing. Very good. 21.8 x 14.

Britain and the sea, British ships and seamen and what they stand for: British Empire, Pax Britannica, freedom and safety of the seas.

49639
LEWIS, Michael
BRITISH SHIPS AND BRITISH SEAMEN
$15.00 AUD

The British Council / Longmans Green. London. 1944. Reprint of the 3rd revised edition of 1944 (original of 1940). No. 7 in the British Life and Thought series. 54 PP, (2), plus 8 pages with 11 b/w illustrations (8 paintings & 3 photos). Soft cover. Name of previous owner at top of half-title page, o/wise near fine. 21.8 x 14.

Britain and the sea, British ships and seamen and what they stand for: British Empire, Pax Britannica, freedom and safety of the seas.

63304
LEWIS, Michael
THE SPANISH ARMADA
$5.00 AUD

Pan Books. London. 1970. 2nd printing of the 1966 paperback edition (original of 1960). 239, (1) PP with 1 map, 3 tail-pieces and 5 line drawings, plus 16 pages with 19 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing. Very good. 17.8 x 11.2. 0330201638

44761
LITTLEWOOD, Kevin & BUTLER, Beverley
OF SHIPS AND STARS - Maritime heritage and the founding of the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich
$15.00 AUD

The Athlone Press / National Maritime Museum. London. 1998. 1st paperback edition. XXIV, 275 PP with tables, plus 42 pages with 54 b/w illustrations. Fp: The flagship Britannia, in a gale, 1669. Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 23.5 x 15.7. 0485121468

Museum founded in 1934.

18175
LLOYD, Christopher
THE NATION AND THE NAVY. A History of Naval Life and Policy
$5.00 AUD

Cresset. London. 1954. 1st Ed. XIV, 288 PP, plus 10 b/w plates. Fp (in colour): The Sovereign of the Seas 1837. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Covers lightly soiled and with a lightly sunned spine. Foxing throughout, o/wise a good copy. 22.2 x 13.5.

A brief social history of the Royal Navy and its use as an instrument of national policy.

48811
LLOYD, Christopher
THE NATION AND THE NAVY. A History of Naval Life and Policy
$10.00 AUD

London. 1954. Cresset. 1st Ed. XIV, 288 PP, plus 10 b/w plates. Fp (in colour): The Sovereign of the Seas 1837. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket is a little foxed on the inside and light foxing mainly on prelims and outside page edges. An otherwise very good clean copy. 22.2 x 13.5.

A brief social history of the Royal Navy and its use as an instrument of national policy.

63289
LLOYD, Christopher
THE BRITISH SEAMAN, 1200-1860 - A Social Survey
$5.00 AUD

Paladin / Granada Publishing. London. 1970. 1st paperback edition of the 1968 original. 287, (1) PP, plus 16 pages with 20 bw illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 19.7 x 11.4.

Their achievements, in spite of horrible living conditions, disgusting food, cruel punishments, interference with personal freedom...

68674
LLOYD, Christopher
CAPTAIN MARRYAT AND THE OLD NAVY
$25.00 AUD

Longmans, Green & Co. London. 1939. 1st Ed. XIII, 286 PP with 1 map, plus 8 plates with 9 b/w illustrations. Errata slip tipped on page 1. Fp: Portrait of Frederick Marryat. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Covers slightly rubbed and soiled. Bookplate on front endpaper and stamp of "The Tasmanian Maritime and Folk Museum" on title page, remainder mark on bottom outside edge. Occasional foxing. Overall, contents very clean and still a very good copy. 22.3 x 14.5.

Joined the Royal Navy a year after Trafalgar... Retired from the Navy in 1830, after his last command on H.M.S. Ariadne, after the first Burmese war. Then a novelist.

73116
LLOYD, Lieutenant Commander S J & ROYAL NAVY (editors)
BROADSHEET- Overview of the Year 2003-2004 / Calendar 2005 "Trafalgar 200, Past Glories, Future Horizons / DVD "Your Navy Today and Tomorrow"
$50.00 AUD

Broadsheet / DDef Pub (Navy). London. 2004. 3 items: Broadsheet 2003-2004 40 PP, plus large folded plate (4 folds) with Fleet List "Surface Fleet / Submarine Service / Fleet Air Arm - Calendar 2005 "Trafalgar 200" - CD "Your Navy Today and Tomorrow, MMIV. Stiff covers. Fine condition. 29.7 x 21.

18790
LOCKHART, J.G.
THE SEA, OUR HERITAGE
$10.00 AUD

London. 1940. Geoffrey Bles. October 1940 enlarged edition of the February 1940 original. VII, 257 PP with 5 maps, plus 7 bw plates. Fp: H.M.S. Vindictive after Zeebrugge. Cloth cover, dj. (rubbed and chipped). Previous owner's signature and date on FFEP. War economy paper, scattered foxing, water marks, 1 plate missing (H.M.S. Vindictive at Ostend), o/wise a good copy. 22.5 x 14.5.

Account of Shackleton's heroic voyage. Exploits of the men of the Royal Navy: tragedy of Coronel, beaching of the River Clyde at Gallipoli, submarines in the Sea of Marmora... Exploits of men of the merchant navy: the 1400 mile boat journey of the crew of the Trevessa...

65280
LOCKWOOD, Kim
D-DAY LANDINGS - 70th Anniversary Edition
$15.00 AUD

Wilkinson Publishing. Melbourne. 2014. 1st Ed., in the WP Discovery series. No pagination, 88 PP with 6 maps in colour, b/w and colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 32 x 24. 9781922178350

69917
LOCKWOOD, Kim
D-DAY LANDINGS - 70TH Anniversary Edition
$15.00 AUD

Wilkinson Publishing. Melbourne. 2014. 70th Anniversary edition. No pagination, 84 with b/w and colour illustrations (including 6 maps/sketch maps). Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 32 x 24. 9781922178350

30350
LORD, Walter
THE MIRACLE OF DUNKIRK
$15.00 AUD

Allen Lane. London. 1983. 1st UK edition of the 1982 US original. X, (2), 323 PP with 1 plan and 6 maps, plus 16 pages with 30 b/w photos. Eps: Map of the Channel Ports. Hard cover, cloth spine, dj. Occasional foxing. Very good. 24.2 x 16. 0713912111

Evacuation between 24th May and 4th June 1940 of 338,000 Allied troops trapped by the German advance near the port of Dunkirk.

74182
LOWIS, Commander Geoffrey L. (compiler)
FABULOUS ADMIRALS and some Naval Fragments
$20.00 AUD

Putnam. London. 1957. 1st Ed. Foreword by Admiral Sir Denis Boyd. 292 PP, plus 8 b/w illustrations (2 photos and 6 illustrations by Captain Jack Broome). Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Slight ageing of paper and occasional foxing. Near fine. 22 x 14.2.

... Being a brief account of some of the froth on the characters who enlivened the Royal Navy a generation or two ago.

73527
LUCAS PHILLIPS, C. E.
ESCAPE OF THE AMETHYST
$40.00 AUD

Heinemann. London. 1957. 1st Edition. X, 274 PP with 1 head piece and 9 line drawings, plus 10 pages with 16 b/w photos. Fp: HMS Amethyst at Devonport. Eps: Plans of the river Yangtse Kiang. Hard cover, title on spine, bright price-clipped dust jacket with a few small chips. Light foxing on outside page edges, o/wise a near fine copy. Scarce. 21.6 x 14.

In April 1949, while patrolling the Yangtse, HMS Amethyst of the 3rd frigate flotilla was attacked by the Chinese People Liberation Army. She later escaped to Shanghai.

72716
LUCAS PHILLIPS, C. E. and HASLER, H.G.
COCKLESHELL HEROES
$10.00 AUD

Bantam Books. New York. 1979. March 1979 paperback edition in the "Bantam War Book" series. A reset copy of the 1956 original. Foreword by Admiral of the Fleet the Earl Mountbatten of Burma. (10), 244 PP with maps by Benjamin F. Klaessig and 16 line drawings by Robert Blanchard, plus 1 folded plate as frontispiece: painting in colour by Uldis Klavins. Stiff covers, illustrated front. Outside edges tinted. Faint foxing. Very good. 17.7 x 10.7. 0553126646

10811
LUND, Paul & LUDLAM, Harry
TRAWLERS GO TO WAR, The Story of Harry Tate's Navy
$50.00 AUD

W. Foulsham & Co. Ltd. London. 1971. 1st Ed. 271 PP, plus 16 pages with 34 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Small discreet stamp of previous owner at top of front endpaper, o/wise near fine. 22.2 x 14. 057200768X

The converted trawlers, drifters and whalers of the Royal Naval Patrol Service on many fronts and their duties during WWII. Loss of almost 500 craft. Arctic convoys, Tobruk protection, ...

69611
LUND, Paul & LUDLAM, Harry
THE WAR OF THE LANDING CRAFT
$25.00 AUD

London. 1976. W. Foulsham & Co. 1st edition. 256 PP, plus 16 pages with 48 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 22.2 x 14.5. 0572009356

They had no names only numbers, and were regarded with distaste by the 'pusser Navy'. But they laboured and fought their way to Normandy via the beaches of North Africa, Sicily, Serno and Anzio, ...

71817
LUNNEY, Bill & FINCH, Frank
FORGOTTEN FLEET - A history of the part played by Australian men and ships in the U.S. Army Small Ships Section in New Guinea, 1942-1945
$125.00 AUD

Forfleet Publishing. Medowie, NSW. 1996. Reprint of the 1995 original. Foreword by Con Sciacca, Minister for Veteran's Affairs. 192 PP with 5 maps, 46 drawings and 105 b/w photos. Pictorial stiff covers. Dedicatory note on title page, dated and signed by Bill Lunney, co-auhor. 1 flyer for this title and 2 letters to the editor of the "The Mercury" of Hobart, signed by Bill Lunney, loosely inserted. Top corner of front cover with a short crease. Near fine. Scarce. 29.6 x 21. 0646260480

History and personal narratives of some of the 3000 Australians who served with the Americans. P.130 to 153: List of ships with known information on their history.

65278
LUSITANIA
LUSITANIA TORPEDOED (in Great Newspapers Reprinted)
$15.00 AUD

London. 1972. Great Newspapers Reprinted / Peter Way Ltd. Reprint of "The Daily Mirror", Saturday, May 8, 1915. 16 PP with b/w illustrations and a 4 pages pictorial wrapper "PGNR No. 14". Fine. 37 x 29.

48607
LYAUTEY, Pierre
SOLDATS ET MARINS BRITANNIQUES. L'Angleterre en Guerre
$10.00 AUD

Librairie Plon. Paris. 1940. 1st Ed. 95 PP (pages uncut). Pictorial soft cover with 5 b/w photos. French text. Occasional foxing, paper ageing, o/wise near fine. 20.2 x 14.

Published in 1940 after Narvik and before Oran / Mers El Kebir.

34851
LÜTZOW, Konteradmiral Friedrich
SKAGERRAK
$10.00 AUD

Georg Müller. Munchen. 1936. Edition for young adults in Die Junge Reihe series. 82 PP, with 6 maps, plus 4 b/w plates (portraits of the British and German protagonists). Illustrated soft cover. Name of previous owner on the inside of the front cover. German text in Gothic script. Very good. Scarce. 17.5 x 10.5.

The Battle of Jutland, 31st May 1916.

34366
MacARTHUR, Lieut. D. Wilson
THE ROYAL NAVY
$10.00 AUD

Collins. London. 1941. 3rd reprint in June 1941 of the September 1940 original. 72 PP with 2 sets of drawings, 3 colour plates and 48 b/w photos. Title page: Crest of the Royal Navy. EPS: Distinguishing Rank (Shoulder straps and caps). Cloth cover a little faded around edges, device and crest on front cover. Some foxing, o/wise very good. 23.8 x 18.6.

69907
MACE, Martin & GREHAN, Julian (editors)
D-DAY, 6 JUNE 1944
$10.00 AUD

Key Publishing. Stamford, Lincolnshire. 2014. 1st Ed. 132 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.7 x 21.

The most crucial 24 Hours of WW2.

66996
MACINTYRE, Ben
FOR YOUR EYES ONLY - Ian Fleming + James Bond
$10.00 AUD

Bloomsbury. London. 2008. 1st Ed. 224 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Hard cover (illustrated), dj. Near fine. 25 x 20. 9780747595374

Published at the time of the exhibition at the Imperial War Museum celebrating the centenary (1908-2008) of Ian Fleming.

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.

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.

73182
MACKANESS, George
THE LIFE OF VICE-ADMIRAL WILLIAM BLIGH - R.N., F.R.S. (Two Volumes in One)
$45.00 AUD

Farrar & Rinehart, Inc. New York. c. 1931. 1st US edition from the 1931 Australian original. Vol. I: (14), 369 PP. Vol. II: (3), 348, ( 25 bibliography), (23 index) PP. Copy with 2 b/w portraits (frontispiece of Vol. I & Vol. II), plus 56 plates with 68 b/w illustrations and 1 large folded map at end of book. Top edge tinted. Green cloth cover, device in blind on front cover, gilt title on spine (dulled). Back and head of spine of dust jacket is missing and is now repaired and in a protective sleeve. Ageing of paper, and occasional foxing. Still a very good clean copy. 24 x 15.7.

74955
MACKANESS, George
THE LIFE OF VICE-ADMIRAL WILLIAM BLIGH - R.N., F.R.S. (Two Volumes in One)
$40.00 AUD

Farrar & Rinehart, Inc. New York. c. 1931. 1st US edition from the 1931 Australian original. Vol. I: (14), 369 PP. Vol. II: (3), 348, ( 25 bibliography), (23 index) PP. Copy with 2 b/w portraits (frontispiece of Vol. I & Vol. II), plus 56 plates with 68 b/w illustrations and 1 large folded map at end of book. Top edge tinted. Green cloth cover, device in blind on front cover, gilt title on a sunned spine. Front endpaper with cover of dust jacket tipped in, and 2 newspaper clippings pasted down. Ageing of paper, and occasional foxing. Still a very good clean copy. 24 x 15.7.

41160
MACKAY, James
I HAVE NOT YET BEGUN TO FIGHT - A Life of John Paul Jones
$15.00 AUD

Mainstream Publishing. Edinburgh. 1998. 1st Ed. 320 PP with 1 plan and 2 maps, plus 12 pages with 17 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing. Fine. 24 x 16. 1840180579

62972
MACKENDRICK, Lt.-Col. W. G.
GOD'S PLAN FOR FREEDOM OF THE SEAS
$35.00 AUD

Commonwealth Publishers Ltd. Toronto. 1935. 2nd edition of the 1929 original. XVI, 207, (4) PP, plus frontispiece and 2 folded charts. Cloth cover, gilt title on front board and spine. Dedicatory note on front endpaper signed by the author. Lettering lightly faded. Some underlining and annotations with pencil. Occasional foxing. Very good. 19.6 x 13.5.

52569
MACNEIL, Calum
SAN DEMETRIO
$20.00 AUD

Angus & Robertson. Sydney. 1957. 1st Ed. 127 PP with 17 decorations by Frank Norton. Illustrated title spread & endpapers. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, gilt device on front cover, dj. Dust jacket has been repaired and is in a protective sleeve. Three names written at top of half-title page, light foxing on outside page edges, o/wise contents are near fine. 20.5 x 13.5.

Epic of the tanker "San Demetrio", set on fire by the German battleship "Admiral Scheer" while in convoy between Halifax and the Clyde. During this action, the armed escort vessel "Jervis Bay" was sunk protecting the convoy of 37 merchant ships.

20394
MACPHERSON, A.G.H. (editor)
THE MACPHERSON COLLECTION, The Sea Story of the English-Speaking Race
$15.00 AUD

Gallery, Cavendish Square. London. 1927. 1st Ed. (4), 52 PP with 2 tail pieces, 4 colour and 8 b/w plates. Vignette on title page and on back cover. Soft covers chipped around edges and a little foxed, illustration on back cover (The Portuguese Ship St. Paul, wrecked off Sumatra, 1561). Very good. 24.5 x 18.5.

An impression on the Macpherson collection: Discovery, naval actions, portraits... Whaling, Atlases.

67584
MAGGS
THE WINTERTON COLLECTION - Catalogue 1343: From the Abyssinian Expedition to the Mau Mau Insurrection
$25.00 AUD

Maggs Bros. Ltd. London. 2003. 1st Ed. Introduction by Humphrey Winterton. VIII, 156 PP with 28 b/w illustrations, plus XII plates with b/w and colour illustrations. Inside covers: 3 colour photos illustrating 24 items. Pictorial soft cover (General Paul Emil von Lettow-Vorbeck, by Fritz Grothemeyer). Near fine. 27 x 21.

100 years of Military and Naval Operations in Eastern and North-Eastern Africa (1860s - 1960s). A Collection of 842 items.

67585
MAGGS
MILITARY & NAVAL HISTORY - Catalogue 1214
$10.00 AUD

Maggs Bros. Ltd. London. 1996. 1st Ed. (2), 128 PP with 10 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft covers [Uniforms of the German Army and Navy (front) and British (back) Armies]. Near fine. 25 x 17.

A Selection of 607 items.

67586
MAGGS
MILITARY & NAVAL HISTORY - Catalogue 1225
$10.00 AUD

Maggs Bros. Ltd. London. 1997. 1st Ed. (2), 146 PP with 30 b/w illustrations. Inside covers: 3 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 25 x 17.

A Selection of 624 items.

67587
MAGGS
MILITARY & NAVAL HISTORY - Catalogue 1254
$10.00 AUD

Maggs Bros. Ltd. London. 1998. 1st Ed. (2), 174 PP with 48 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 25 x 17.

A Selection of 882 items.

67588
MAGGS
MILITARY & NAVAL HISTORY - Catalogue 1271
$20.00 AUD

Maggs Bros. Ltd. London. 1999. 1st Ed. (2), 190 PP with 5 colour and 53 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. Oblong: 17 x 25.

Pages 1 to 11: The Ivor Beddoes "El Alamein" Archive with 2 colour and 5 b/w illustrations, followed by a Selection of 884 items.

67589
MAGGS
MILITARY & NAVAL HISTORY - Catalogue 1291
$10.00 AUD

Maggs Bros. Ltd. London. 2000. 1st Ed. 136 PP with 5 colour and 2 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 24 x 17.

A Selection of 602 items.

67590
MAGGS
MILITARY & NAVAL HISTORY - Catalogue 1296
$10.00 AUD

Maggs Bros. Ltd. London. 2001. 1st Ed. 176 PP with 5 colour and 24 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 24 x 17.

A Selection of 846 items.

67591
MAGGS
MILITARY & NAVAL HISTORY - Catalogue 1308
$10.00 AUD

Maggs Bros. Ltd. London. 2001. 1st Ed. 104 PP with 7 colour and 47 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 24 x 17.

A Selection of 447 items.

67592
MAGGS
MILITARY & NAVAL HISTORY - Catalogue 1347
$10.00 AUD

Maggs Bros. Ltd. London. 2003. 1st Ed. 120 PP with 3 colour and 24 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 24 x 17.

A Selection of 446 items.

67593
MAGGS
MILITARY & NAVAL HISTORY - Catalogue 1355
$10.00 AUD

Maggs Bros. Ltd. London. 2004. 1st Ed. 168 PP with colour and b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 24 x 17.

Pages 4 to 17: the Archive of Rodney Foster, followed by a selection of 532 items.

67594
MAGGS
MILITARY & NAVAL HISTORY - Catalogue 1394
$10.00 AUD

Maggs Bros. Ltd. London. 2006. 1st Ed. 120 PP with colour and b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 24 x 17.

Selection of 347 items.

67595
MAGGS
MILITARY & NAVAL HISTORY - Catalogue 1375
$10.00 AUD

Maggs Bros. Ltd. London. 2005. 1st Ed. 76 PP with colour and b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Creases on lower corner of covers. Very good. 22.3 x 24.5.

Selection of 312 items.

67623
MAGGS
MILITARY & NAVAL HISTORY - Catalogue 1318
$10.00 AUD

Maggs Bros. Ltd. London. 2001. 1st Ed. 144 PP with colour and b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 24 x 16.5.

Selection of 491 items.

67624
MAGGS
MILITARY & NAVAL HISTORY - Catalogue 1323
$10.00 AUD

Maggs Bros. Ltd. London. 2002. 1st Ed. 124 PP with colour and b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 24 x 16.5.

Selection of 390 items.

67625
MAGGS
MILITARY & NAVAL HISTORY - Catalogue 1334
$5.00 AUD

London. 2002. Maggs Bros. Ltd. 1st Ed. No pagination, 113 PP. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 21.5 x 14.

Selection of 258 items.

67626
MAGGS
MILITARY & NAVAL HISTORY - Catalogue 1329
$5.00 AUD

Maggs Bros. Ltd. London. 2002. 1st Ed. No pagination, 135 PP. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 21.5 x 14.

Selection of 304 items.

67627
MAGGS
MILITARY & NAVAL HISTORY - Catalogue 1276
$5.00 AUD

Maggs Bros. Ltd. London. 1999. Summer 1999 edition. No pagination, 142 PP. Soft cover. Near fine. 21.5 x 14.

Selection of 437 items.

41796
MAGUIRE, Eric
DIEPPE, August 19th 1942
$15.00 AUD

Corgi Books. London. 1974. Paperback edition of the 1963 original published by Jonathan Cape. 185, (6 publications) PP with 3 maps, plus 4 pages with 8 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover (rubbed). Ageing of paper, foxing. Very good. 18 x 11. 0552095753

Anglo-Canadian landing to test German defence, in occupied France.

20334
MANNING, Captain T.D.
THE BRITISH DESTROYER
$15.00 AUD

Putnam. London. 1961. 1st Ed. 148 PP, plus 70 pages with 1 plan and 135 b/w photos. Fp: Hornet and Diamond on their trials. Cloth cover. Some speckling around edges and spine of covers. Internally contents fine. 25.4 x 19.5.

Their names, builders, development. The various classes: River, Tribals, G, H, I,... V, W... Weapon, Hunt, ..

68984
MANWARING, G. E. & DOBREE, Bonamy
THE FLOATING REPUBLIC - An Account of the Mutinies at Spithead and the Nore in 1797
$5.00 AUD

London. 1937. Pelican Books. 1st edition of the paperback copy of the 1935 original. XI, 12-288 PP. Soft covers soiled. Name and stamp of previous owner on half title page. Fore hinge starting. Ageing of paper and foxing. Good reading copy. 18.2 x 11.5.

18594
MARCOMBE, David
THE VICTORIAN SAILOR
$5.00 AUD

Shire Publications. London. 1995. No.31 in Shire Album Series. Amended Ed. of 1985 orig. 32 PP with 50 b/w illust. Pict. card cover. Fine. 21 x 15. 0852637136

Life of Britain's Navy and Merchant Marine sailors: their art, literature & legends, their handicrafts.

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

67984
MARCUS, G. J.
HEART OF OAK - A survey of British sea power in the Georgian era
$25.00 AUD

O.U.P. London. 1975. 1st Ed. XII, 308 PP with 4 maps and 53 b/w illustrations. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped and a little rubbed or creased around edges). A near fine copy. 24.2 x 16. 0192158120

12131
MARDER, Arthur J.
FROM THE DARDANELLES TO ORAN - Studies of the Royal Navy in War and Peace 1915-1940
$15.00 AUD

O.U.P. London. 1974. 1st UK Ed. XIII, (5), 301 PP with 1 facsimile of letter, plus 10 pages with 14 b/w photos and 5 folded charts at end of book. Fp: Winston Churchill, First Lord of the Admiralty, 14 October 1939. Hard cover with light shelf wear and old tape marks, very good dust jacket. Ex-library copy with stamps of the Library of Tasmania on a few pages. Renewed FFEP. Overall, still a very good clean reading copy. 22.5 x 14.2. 0192158023

46937
MARINES
THE ROYAL MARINES, The Admiralty Account of their Achievement 1939-1943
$10.00 AUD

HMSO. London. 1944. 1st Ed. 80 PP with 3 maps in text plus 16 pages with 21 bw photos. FEP: Marines in a landing boat. REP: Review of Royal Marines on deck. Decorated wrappers. Name and address of former owner on top of title page, o/wise very good. 21.5 x 14.

Actions in the Faeroes and Iceland - Norway - Crete - Singapore and Burma - Madagascar - Dieppe.

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

72838
MARS, Alastair
SUBMARINE ATTACK
$15.00 AUD

Horwitz Publications Inc. Sydney. 1961. 2nd edition of the 1959 original. 162 PP. Stiff covers, pictorial front. Slight ageing of paper. Ex Libris stamp of previous owner on preliminary page. Very good. 17.8 x 11.5.

69981
MARSH, Bryn J. & ALMOND, Sue
THE HOME PORT: Bootle, the Blitz and the Battle of the Atlantic
$15.00 AUD

Metropolitan Borough of Sefton. Sefton, UK. 1993. 1st ed., with a foreword by Joe Benton. (5), III, 72 PP with b/w photos. Pictorial card covers. Fine. 29.5 x 21. 095213120X

49085
MARTIN, Paymaster Rear-Admiral W. E. R.
THE ADVENTURES OF A NAVAL PAYMASTER
$40.00 AUD

Herbert Jenkins. London. 1924. 1st Ed. XIV, 306 PP, plus 16 plates with 24 b/w photos. Fp: Paymaster Rear-Admiral W. E. R. Martin. Cloth cover with a few marks, title on front board and lightly sunned spine. Extremities of spine have shelf wear with a little fraying and small tear at bottom, light foxing, mostly on prelims or around edges, o/wise contents are near fine. 21.6 x 15.

67128
MARY ROSE
The MARY ROSE Drama
$15.00 AUD

The Mary Rose Society / Trust. Portsmouth. 1981. 5 brochures. 1- The Mary Rose Society, Occasional Paper No. 1 of June 1981 (signed by Nigel Walter, co-editor): 12 PP with 2 organisation charts. 2 - The Mary Rose Society, Occasional Paper No. 2 of October 1981 (signed by Nigel Walter co-editor): 12 PP with 1 sketch map of "The Battle of Spithead, 19th July 1545'' and 1 drawing of the Mary Rose. 3 - The Mary Rose drama: 3 folds flyer with 15 b/w illustrations. 4 - Progress Report 15th September 1981: 2 PP. 5 - Bulletin of The Mary Rose Trust, No. 14 of October 1981: 4 PP with 2 b/w illustrations. 6 - Catalogue "Mary Rose Trading Ltd", for Autumn 1981: 4 PP. Near fine. 29.5 x 21.

48629
MASEFIELD, John
THE NINE DAYS WONDER (THE OPERATION DYNAMO)
$10.00 AUD

London. 1941. William Heinemann. April 1941 reprint of the March 1941 original. XVI, 61, (3) PP, plus 1 folded map and 6 pages with 12 b/w photos. Blue cloth cover, title in blind on front cover and gilt on spine (faded). Head of spine slightly worn, foxing spots. Brief note on front endpaper. Very good. 19.6 x 13.2.

The lifting of the First French Army and the B. E. F. from the beaches of Dunkirk.

18235
MASON, Michael, GREENHILL, Basil & CRAIG, Robin
THE BRITISH SEAFARER
$10.00 AUD

Hutchinson / BBC & National Maritime Museum. London. 1980. 1st Ed. No pagination, (4), 158 PP with 3 colour photos and hundreds of b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 25.5 x 19.8. 0091419514

A mosaic of what the seafarer saw and thought about, expressed in his own words. Enjoyable voyage of discovery in the seafarer's world.

49133
MASSIE, Robert K.
DREADNOUGHT, Britain, Germany and the Coming of the Great War
$10.00 AUD

Pimlico. London. 1993. 1st paperback edition of the 1992 original. XXXI, 1007 PP with 1 plan & 4 full-page maps in text plus 32 pages with 44 b/w illust. Pictorial soft cover. Spine with creases. Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise very good. 23.4 x 15.2. 0712653686

The arms race between Britain and Germany, 1890 to 1914, with a background of the personal and national clashes which led to World War I.

12089
MATHEW, David
THE NAVAL HERITAGE
$15.00 AUD

Collins. London. 1944. 1st Ed. XXIV, 264 PP, plus 8 plates. Fp: John, First Earl of St.Vincent. Cloth cover, dj (price clipped). War economy paper. Occasional foxing, o/wise near fine. 22.2 x 14.5.

Analysis of all the formative influences in the making of the Royal Navy. Development of naval life and the interaction with general life in England.

18232
MATHEW, David
BRITISH SEAMEN
$10.00 AUD

Collins. London. 1943. 1st Ed. 48 PP with 26 b/w illustrations, plus 8 colour plates. Decorated hard cover, dj (rubbed). Faint foxing. Very good. 22.8 x 16.5.

Great naval engagements of the Royal Navy, the ships and the men.

20004
MATHEW, David
THE NAVAL HERITAGE
$5.00 AUD

Collins. London. 1945. Second impression (May 1945) of the January 1945 original. XXIII, 264 PP, plus 8 bw plates. Fp: John, First Earl of St. Vincent. Cloth cover with sunned spine. War economy paper. Very good. 22 x 14.3.

Tudor scene, Navy of the Commonwealth, Restoration Navy. The Hanoverian Navy... Nelson... Age of the Ironclads... German wars.

16782
MATRAT, Jean
HISTOIRE DES RELATIONS FRANCO-ANGLAISES
$20.00 AUD

Nouvelles Editions Latines. Paris. 1953. 1st Ed. 126 PP. Pictorial card cover. Pages uncut. Occasional foxing and paper ageing. Very good. French text. 18.7 x 12.

History of the links between France and England. The numerous wars leading to the Entente Cordiale and the birth of the European Union.

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.

74264
MAURICE, Colonel J. F.
MILITARY HISTORY OF THE CAMPAIGN OF 1881 IN EGYPT
$40.00 AUD

Tle London Stamp Exchange Ltd. London. c. 1973. Reprint of the 1887 original. VI, 221 PP with tables and 2 sketches of battles. Hard covers, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket with a few rubs/nicks, o/wise a fine copy. 22 x 15. 0948130008

67274
MAY, Commander W. E. & STEPHENS, Simon
THE BOATS OF MEN-OF-WAR
$20.00 AUD

National Maritime Museum & Naval Institute Press. London & Annapolis. 1999. New edition of the 1974 edition with additions by Simon Stephens. Foreword by Basil Greenhill. 128 PP with colour and b/w illustrations. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 25.2 x 19.2. 1557501904

66923
McDONALL, K. J.
MERCHANT SHIP RECOGNITION
$35.00 AUD

Austair Publications. Sydney. 1944. 1st Ed., in the Pacific Air Series. 96 PP with 1 map of the South-West Pacific Area, showing pre-war shipping routes and many b/w illustrations (sketches, plans, profiles, photos). Pictorial soft covers, staples. War economy paper (ageing and foxing), o/wise very good. Oblong: 13.5 x 21.5.

A scarce publication 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.

30158
MCGOWAN, A. P. (editor)
THE JACOBEAN COMMISSIONS OF ENQUIRY 1608 and 1618
$10.00 AUD

Navy Records Society. London. 1971. 1st Ed. Publications of the Navy Records Society, Volume 116. XXVII, 319 PP, (30 adv. & members), plus 3 b/w plates. Fp: Portrait of King James I, 1603-1625. Navy blue buckram, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 23 x 15.5.

Scandal caused by embezzlement and other forms of corruption following the decision to maintain a standing force of ships. Graft in the dockyards, use of Navy ships for commercial ventures...

74200
McGRATH, John & BARTON, Mark
BRITISH NAVAL SWORDS & SWORDMANSHIP
$150.00 AUD

Seaforth Publishing. Barnsley. 2013. 1st Ed. 144 PP with c. 200 b/w and 74 colour illustrations. Fp (in colour): range of uniform items required by an officer in the RN, in 1898. Title page: "boarding party", c. 1890. Hard covers, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine (as new condition). Scarce. 25.2 x 19. 9781848321359

66315
McLEAN, John
A MISSION OF HONOUR: The Royal Navy in the Pacific, 1769-1997
$30.00 AUD

Winter Productions. Wellington. 2010. 1st Ed. 518 PP, plus 16 pages with 4 sketch maps and 22 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 24.5 x 15.8. 9781872970233

Great Britain, Royal Navy and the Pacific Ocean: from the arrival of Captain Cook in the Pacific, to the handover of Hong Kong to China.

70886
McLELLAND, Tim (editor)
AVRO SHACKLETON, The RAF's Cold War Sub Hunter - Aeroplane Icons Series (No.21)
$10.00 AUD

Key Publishing / Aeroplane Illustrated Magazine. Stamford, Lincs.. c. 2015. 116 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (artworks, drawings, plans, photos), plus a large folded plate with 2 plans (scale 1:144). Pictorial soft covers. Fine. 29.7 x 21. 9781910415221

70887
McLELLAND, Tim (editor)
F-4 PHANTOM, The St. Louis Slugger - Aeroplane Icons Series (No.17)
$10.00 AUD

Key Publishing / Aeroplane Illustrated Magazine. Stamford, Lincs.. c. 2015. 116 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (artworks, drawings, plans, photos), plus a large folded plate with 2 plans (scale 1:144). Pictorial soft covers. Fine. 29.7 x 21. 9781909786813

70899
McLELLAND, Tim (editor)
VULCAN, RAF's Atomic Avenger - Aeroplane Icons No.13
$20.00 AUD

Kelsey Publishing Group / Aeroplane Special Magazine. Cudham, Kent. 2013. 132 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (artworks, drawings, plans, photos). Pictorial soft covers. Fine. 29.7 x 21. 9781907426780

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.

38540
MEACHAM, Ellis K.
THE EAST INDIAMAN
$20.00 AUD

Hodder and Stoughton. London. 1969. 1st UK edition of the 1968 US original. (8), 337 PP with decorations and map by Samuel H. Bryant. Title page: vignette of an East Indiaman. Eps: Map of the route followed by the East Indiamen. Hard cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). Note on dedication page and name of previous owner on preliminary page. Near fine. 22.2 x 14.5. 0340042982

Historic novel. Naval Service of the East India Company during the Napoleonic wars.

53917
MEACHAM, Ellis K.
THE EAST INDIAMAN
$5.00 AUD

Hodder and Stoughton. London. 1969. 1st UK edition of the 1968 US original. (8), 337 PP with decorations and map by Samuel H. Bryant. Title page: vignette of an East Indiaman. Eps: Map of the route followed by the East Indiamen. Hard cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj (reinforced). Ex library copy with stamps on title page and sellotape marks on endpapers & covers. Good reading copy . 22.2 x 14.5. 0340042982

Novel. Naval Service of the East India Company. during the Napoleonic wars.

73648
MEADE, Lieut. The Hon. Herbert
A RIDE THROUGH THE DISTURBED DISTRICT OF NEW ZEALAND; Together with some account of the SOUTH SEAS ISLANDS.
$360.00 AUD

John Murray. London. 1870. 1st edited by his brother R.H. Meade with a preface (including a letter by Sir George Grey, Governor of New Zealand). XII, 375 PP with 18 cuts (b/w illustrations), plus 2 maps in colour (1 of them folded) and 3 chromolithographic plates. Fp (in colour): "Geyser, Boiling Cataracts, and Steam-Jets on the Waikato". Rebacked copy with new endpapers. Half bound covers retaining the original cloth and the spine pasted down on leather spine. Ageing of paper. Copy lacking the colour plate "Gate Pah Redoubt, Tauranga", facing page 9. An otherwise near fine copy. Scarce. 22.7 x 16.

... being selections from the Journals and Letters of Lieut. The Honorable Herbert Meade, R.N. The author served (1864, 1865) on "HMS Curaçoa" and "HMS Esk". Ingleton catalogue No. 5476.

36778
MERRIMAN, Commander R.D. (editor)
THE SERGISON PAPERS
$25.00 AUD

Navy Records Society. Greenwich. 1950. 1st Ed. Publications of the Navy Records Society, Volume 89. (XII), 382 PP, (20 publications & members), plus 4 b/w plates. Fp: Charles Sergison, Clerk of the Acts, 1690-1719. Navy blue/cream buckram, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 23.2 x 15.5.

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

70061
MIDDLEMISS, Norman L. (editor)
WARTIME WITH SHELL - The Autobiography of Capt. R. S. (Bob) Allen
$30.00 AUD

Shield Publications. Newcastle-upon-Tyne. 1996. 1st Ed. 144 PP with 1 drawing, 1 b/w photo and 2 plans, plus 4 pages with 8 b/w photos. Pictorial soft covers with light wear, faint foxing on outside edges, o/wise fine. 25.4 x 17.5. 1871128137

World War II: 6 years of convoy duties, including 18 months on Merchant Aircraft Carriers converted from tankers.

37652
MILITARY
OUR ARMY AND NAVY - Sixty-Four large plates illustrating the British Forces by Land and Sea with explanatory letterpress
$70.00 AUD

Thomas Nelson and Sons. London. c. 1915. 1st Ed. No pagination, 4, 64 PP with 64 b/w plates. Hard covers, pictorial front cover, cloth spine. Foxing spots on both endpapers, few pages with closed tears. Edges of covers lightly rubbed. Very good. Scarce. Oblong: 28 x 34.8.

70692
MILLER, Alice Duer
THE WHITE CLIFFS
$10.00 AUD

Hicks, Smith & Wright. Melbourne & Sydney. 1944. 8th Australian edition of the 1941 original. Preface by Sir Walter Layton. (6), 42 PP. Stapled card covers, soiled dust jacket. Signature of previous owner on half title page. Slight ageing of paper. Very good. 18.3 x 12.5.

Poem on the USA/United Kingdom relationship.

44153
MILLER, Nathan
THE NAVAL AIR WAR, 1939-1945
$10.00 AUD

The Nautical & Aviation Publishing Company of America. New York. 1980. 1st Ed. XII, 224 PP with 3 maps, 172 b/w illustrations (170 photos). Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 23.4 x 15.8. 0933852118

44631
MILLER, William H. & HUTCHINGS, David F.
TRANSATLANTIC LINERS AT WAR - The Story of the Queens
$20.00 AUD

David & Charles. Newton Abbot, UK. 1985. 1st UK Ed. 175 PP with 1 map, 3 profiles of ships and 30 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. A little light foxing on prelims and dust jacket flaps, o/wise fine. 24 x 16.2. 0715385119

The distinguished war roles of the Queen Mary and Queen Elizabeth during WWII and the QE2 during the Falklands War of 1982.

48239
MILNE, Lt. Cdr. J. M.
FLASHING BLADES OVER THE SEA - The Development & History of Helicopters in the Royal Navy
$10.00 AUD

Maritime Books. Liskeard, Cornwall. c. 1978. 1st Ed. 104 PP with 1 table, 14 colour and 68 b/w photos. Pictorial card cover a little rubbed, o/wise near fine. 21 x 15. 0950632325

51663
MINISTRY OF SHIPPING
Notice to Ship Owners and Ship Masters and to Owners and Skippers of Fishing Vessels: WAR TIME SAFETY MEASURES
$5.00 AUD

Ministry of Shipping. London. 1941. Notice No. M. 191. 30 PP. Stapled wrappers. Very good. 21.2 x 13.2.

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.

45124
MONDEY, David (editor)
THE COMPLETE ILLUSTRATED ENCYCLOPEDIA OF THE WORLD'S AIRCRAFT
$10.00 AUD

New Burlington Books. London. 1988. Reprint of the 1978 original. 320 PP with over 1000 reference illustrations (b/w or colour). Fp: Boeing 747-124. Hard cover, dj. Foxing spots on the inside of the dust jacket and on half title page, o/wise near fine. 30.2 x 23. 0906286395

History..., A-Z directory of almost 1500 manufacturers.

16695
MONSARRAT, Nicholas
EAST COAST CORVETTE
$5.00 AUD

Cassell. Melbourne. 1943. 1st Australian edition. 80 PP, plus 8 pages with 10 b/w photos. Fp: A modern corvette. Card cover. Spine sunned, traces of glue on front cover. Very good. 18.5 x 12.

Collection of notes taken while on coastal patrol or convoy duty.

31140
MONSARRAT, Nicholas
THE SHIP THAT DIED OF SHAME & Other Stories
$10.00 AUD

Cassell. London. 1959. 1st Ed. IX, 228 PP. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Dust jacket rubbed. Some foxing. Good. 20.7 x 13.8.

10 short stories such as: The ship that died of shame, where a war time Motor Gun Boat refused to continue smuggling after her decommissioning from the Royal Navy.

35399
MONSARRAT, Nicholas
HMS MARLBOROUGH WILL ENTER HARBOUR - Leave Cancelled, Heavy Rescue
$5.00 AUD

Mayflower. London. 1972. Reprint of the 1972 paperback edition (original of 1947). 220, (3 adv.) PP. Pictorial card cover. Spine faded and creased. Foxing. A good reading copy. 17.8 x 11.

41233
MONSARRAT, Nicholas
HMS MARLBOROUGH WILL ENTER HARBOUR
$10.00 AUD

Cassell. London. 1952. December reprint of the November 1952. Originally published in 1947 as Depends What You Mean by Love. 96 PP with 19 illustrations by James Holland. Cloth cover, device on front cover, dj (price-clipped). Dust jacket with pieces missing at tope front and back. Offsetting on endpapers, occasional foxing. Contents near fine and overall a very good clean copy. 24.2 x 18.8.

52747
MONSARRAT, Nicholas
MONSARRAT AT SEA
$10.00 AUD

Companion Book Club. London. 1977. 1st edition of the 1975 original published by Cassell & Company. 352 PP. Hard cover, green vellum, gilt title on spine, tinted edges. Fine. 19 x 13.

Anthology of all his writings about the sea, except The Cruel Sea.

69636
MONSARRAT, Nicholas
HMS MARLBOROUGH WILL ENTER HARBOUR
$5.00 AUD

Cassell. London. 1952. December reprint of the November 1952. Originally published in 1947 in "Depends What You Mean by Love". 96 PP with 19 illustrations by James Holland. Cloth cover, device on front cover. Note to previous owner on front endpaper. 0ccasional foxing. Very good. 24.2 x 18.8.

73887
MONSARRAT, Nicholas
THREE CORVETTES - comprising H.M. Corvette, East Coast Corvette, Corvette Command
$100.00 AUD

Cassell. London. 1945. 1st Ed. (2), 268 PP, plus 8 pages with 9 b/w photos. Fp: Author on afternoon watch. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Name of previous owner on front endpaper and a hand-wrtten number on inside front cover. Dust jacket rubbed with parts missing (head and foot of spine and back cover) and is now in a protective sleeve. Foxing spots on outside edges. War economy paper. An otherwise very good clean copy of the scarce first edition. 19 x 12.6.

Experiences of the author during the Battle of the Atlantic.

50251
MONSARRAT, Nicholas (editor)
THE BOYS' BOOK OF THE SEA
$15.00 AUD

Cassell & Co. London. 1954. 1st Ed. Foreword by Nicholas Monsarrat. X, 197 PP with 15 b/w illustrations by James Holland (6 head pieces and 9 on full page). Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). Head of spine of dust jacket with piece missing and now in a protective sleeve. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Faint foxing. Very good. 21.8 x 14.

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

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

73777
MOOREHEAD, Alan
THE DESERT WAR, The North African Campaign 1940-1943
$35.00 AUD

Hamish Hamilton. London. 1965. 1st Ed. (7), 250 PP with b/w photos throughout, including a fold-out map of the Mediterranean. Hard cover, price-clipped dust jacket. Dust jacket has some chips and small pieces missing and is in a protective sleeve. Dedicatory note to "Sir Charles, In appreciaiton of your interest and hospitality, from the Rhodes Scholar representatives on the 1965 Selection Committee".

Abridged edition (text) of the African Trilogy: Mediterranean Front, A Year of Battle and The End in Africa.

52183
MOORHOUSE, Geoffrey
GREAT HARRY'S NAVY. How Henry VIII Gave England Sea Power
$15.00 AUD

Phoenix. London. 2006. 1st paperback edition of the 2005 original. XXVIII, 372 PP with 2 diagrams and 6 maps, plus 16 pages with 11 b/w and 12 colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Light foxing mostly on outside page edges, o/wise near fine. 21.4 x 13.5. 0753820994

38352
MORIZE, André (editor)
FACTS ABOUT FIGHTING FRANCE
$100.00 AUD

Fighting France Publications / Société des Editions de la France Libre Ltd. London. 1943. 1st Ed. 36 PP, plus 4 b/w plates. Inside front cover: To All Frenchmen.. France has lost a Battle! (in colour). Inside back cover: Ultimatum sent by Rommel to General Koenig, June 3rd, 1942 (Battle of Bir Hacheim). Illustrated soft cover with a few small chips, spine repaired, o/wise near fine. Scarce. 21.6 x 14.

The Leader: Général De Gaulle - his life, his thoughts, his military doctrine. Fighting France: When? Where? Why? What it's done, what it's doing, what it wants to do. Administration Organization of Fighting France. The Trustee of French Democracy.

21494
MORTON, H. V.
ATLANTIC MEETING - An Account of Mr. Churchill's Voyage in H.M.S. Prince of Wales, in August, 1941, and the Conference with President Roosevelt which resulted in the Atlantic Charter
$5.00 AUD

Methuen. Melbourne. 1943. 1st Australian Ed. 160 PP, plus 16 b/w plates. Fp: Card with the Longfellow verse in Mr. Roosevelt's message to Mr. Churchill. Eps: North Atlantic map and track of HMS Prince of Wales, August, 1941. Cloth cover (lightly soiled). Very good. 19.2 x 12.5.

17773
MORTON, H.V.
ATLANTIC MEETING, An Account of Mr. Churchill's Voyage in H.M.S. Prince of Wales, in August, 1941, and the Conference with President Roosevelt which resulted in the Atlantic Charter
$5.00 AUD

Methuen. Melbourne. 1945. 3rd Australasian Ed. 160 PP plus 16 pages with 16 b/w photos. Fp: Card with the Longfellow verse in Mr. Roosevelt's message to Mr. Churchill. Eps: North Atlantic map and track of HMS Prince of Wales, August, 1941. Cloth cover. Stamp on half-title page, o/wise a good copy. 19.2 x 12.5.

30491
MORTON, H.V.
ATLANTIC MEETING - An Account of Mr. Churchill's Voyage in H.M.S. Prince of Wales, in August, 1941, and the Conference with President Roosevelt which resulted in the Atlantic Charter
$5.00 AUD

Methuen. London. 1944. 4th Ed. of the April 1943 original. 160 PP plus 16 pages with 16 b/w photos. Fp: Card with the Longfellow verse in Mr. Roosevelt's message to Mr. Churchill. Eps: North Atlantic map and track of HMS Prince of Wales, August, 1941. Cloth cover. Very good. 19.2 x 12.5.

48502
MORTON, H.V.
ATLANTIC MEETING - An Account of Mr. Churchill's Voyage in H.M.S. Prince of Wales, in August, 1941, and the Conference with President Roosevelt which resulted in the Atlantic Charter
$10.00 AUD

Methuen. London. 1944. 4th edition of the April 1943 original. 160 PP plus 16 pages with 16 b/w photos. Fp: Card with the Longfellow verse in Mr. Roosevelt's message to Mr. Churchill. Eps: North Atlantic map and track of HMS Prince of Wales, August, 1941. Cloth cover, dj (price clipped). Dust jacket chipped, foxing spots on outside edges. Name of previous owner on verso of the frontispiece. Very good. 19.2 x 12.5.

49220
MOSES, Henry
VISIT OF WILLIAM THE FOURTH WHEN DUKE OF CLARENCE, AS LORD HIGH ADMIRAL, TO PORTSMOUTH, IN THE YEAR 1827, WITH VIEWS OF THE RUSSIAN SQUADRON
$1500.00 AUD

Henry Moses. Portland Place. 1831. 1st Ed. (IV), 23, (3) PP with 2 vignettes (title page and dedicatory page), plus 17 b/w plates (these 2 pages and 17 plates protected with tissue guard). Vignette on title page: Vessel represented is most probably HMS Victory, as she was the flagship at Portsmouth between 1825 and 1869. Loosely inserted letter by John Barton, Windsor Castle, dated 5th March 1831, giving assent to Henry Moses, Esq. (the author), to dedicate this work to Her Most Gracious Majesty Adelaide, Queen of the United Kingdom. Rebacked copy retaining original front cover, leather spine. All the plates are present and in the right place, however, four are mis-numbered, ie, they don't have the same number as that given on the List of the Plates. A very nice copy. 38.7 x 28.7.

38862
MOSLEY, Leonard
THE BATTLE OF BRITAIN
$15.00 AUD

Time-Life Books. Alexandria, Virginia. 1979. 4th printing (revised) of the 1977 original, in the World War II series. 208 PP with 2 maps, 2 sets of plans of planes (in colour), 20 colour and 174 b/w illustrations. Half title page: RAF pilots scrambling for their airplanes. Pictorial boards. Fine. 28.8 x 24.

Hitler's nibble at the Channel Islands. The redoutable Mr. Churchill. The grandiose Herr Göring... Germany's fallen eagles.

49172
MOULTON, Major-General (editor)
BRASSEY'S ANNUAL 1973. Defence and the Armed Forces
$20.00 AUD

William Clowes. London. 1974. 84th year of publication. VI adv., XVI, 346 PP, plus 1 folded map, 2 folded charts and 16 pages with 28 b/w illustrations. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Spine lightly sunned. Occasional foxing. Internally near fine. 24.3 x 16.

16660
MOUNTBATTEN, Earl of Burma
MOUNTBATTEN - Eighty Years in Pictures
$10.00 AUD

Macmillan. London. 1979. 1st Ed. 224 PP with 23 colour illust, 4 cartoons, and 266 b/w photos. Half-title page: Crest. Eps: Genealogical trees. Hard cover, dj. Signature of previous owner on front endpaper. Faint foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise fine. 25.4 x 19. 0333265580

Photographic biography: Royal Navy years (on HMS Renown, to Australia and the Pacific, Captain of HMS Kelly in WWII), ... Viceroy of India,...

75530
MUHLHAUSER, Lt. G. H. P., R.N.R.
SMALL CRAFT
$60.00 AUD

The Bodley Head. London. 1924. 2nd edition of the 1920 original. XIV, (2), 268 PP, plus 22 plates with 46 b/w photos. Fp: H.M.S. Q. 23. Cloth cover, decorated front and spine, dj. Dustjacket with chips at head and foot of spine, now in a protective sleeve. Occasional foxing. Very good. Scarce. 19 x 12.8,

WWI: Armed Smacks, "Q" Ship Result and "Q" Ship Tayne. Hydrophone trawlers.

68670
MUMBY, Frank A. (editor)
THE GREAT WORLD WAR - A HISTORY (complete set of 9 Volumes with 27 Issues)
$450.00 AUD

The Gresham Publishing Company. London. 1915 /1922. 1st edition. Set of 9 Volumes in 27 Issues for a total of 3126 pages with b/w illustrations, plus a 4 pages "Roll of Honour" (in colour), 27 b/w portraits (some with tissue guard paper) and 35 coloured maps and plans (few folded) . Vol. I (issues I to III), 1915: (6), 336, (10 "Title page, Preface, Contents, List of Plates") PP with b/w illustrations, plus 3 b/w portraits and 9 coloured maps and plans. Vol. II (issues IV to VI), 1916: (6), 336, (8 "Title page, Contents, List of plates") PP with b/w illustrations, plus 3 b/w portraits and 2 coloured maps. Vol. III (issues VII to IX), 1916: (6), 336, (8 "Title page, Contents, List of Plates") PP with b/w illustrations, plus 3 b/w portraits and 4 coloured maps and plans). Vol. IV issues X to XII), 1916: (6), 336, (8 "Title page, Contents, List opf Plates") PP with b/w illustrations, plus 3 portraits and 4 coloured maps and plans. Vol. V (issues XIII to XV), 1917: (6), 336, (8 "Title page, Contents, List of plates") PP with b/w illustrations, plus 3 portraits and 4 coloured maps and plans. Vol. VI (issues XVI to XVIII), 1917: (6), 336, (8 " Title page, Contents, List of plates") PP with b/w illustrations, plus 3 portraits, 4 coloured maps and a 4 pages coloured "Roll of Honour 1914 - 191. Vol. VII (issues XIX to XXI), 1919: (6), 336, (8 "Title page, Contents, List of plates") PP with b/w illustrations, plus 3 portraits and 3 coloured maps. Vol. VIII (issues XXII to XXIV): (2), 336, (8 "Title page, Contents, List of plates") with b/w illustrations, plus 3 portraits (misbound) and 2 coloured maps. Vol. IX (issues XXV to XXII), 1920: (6), 344, (10 "Title page, Preface, Contents, List of plates") with b/w illustrations, plus 3 portraits and 3 coloured maps (1 portrait and 1 map are misbound). Card covers, illustrated front in colour, cloth spine with Title and No. of Issue. Except for a small sticker on front cover of issues XXV and XXVII, and 5 misbound plates, this set is complete and in a very fine condition. This is a heavy item and postage will be higher than usual. Please ask for a quote. 25 x 18.5.

Preface of Volume IX starts: "The present volume completes a task ...". Front covers with the Coat of Arms of France, Great Britain, Russia, Serbia, Japan and Belgium.

74289
MUNRO, Captain D. J.
CONVOYS, BLOCKADES AND MYSTERY TOWERS
$35.00 AUD

Sampson Low, Marston. London. c. 1932. 1st edition with a foreword by Commander Carlyon Bellairs, R.N. XIV, (2), 208 PP, plus 15 plates with 18 b/w illustrations (1 map, 3 plans and 14 photos). Fp: Captain D.J. Munro. FEP: An attack on a convoy by submarines off Malta. REP: Map showing track of Convoy out to Port Said and Back Home. Stamp of previous owner on front endpaper. Offsetting on endpapers and occasional foxing. Cloth cover with light shelf wear, gilt title on spine. A very good copy. Image shows title-page and frontispiece. 24 x 16.5.

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.

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.

47558
N/A
Plan d'attaque de / Plan van den aanval op: ZEEBRUGGE
$35.00 AUD

Edition J. Revyn. Bruxelles. c. 1920. Booklet containing 20 illustrated post cards with their protective tissue guard. 1 map, 22 b/w photos (1 vignette, 2 portraits and 19 views). Soft cover with crest (in colour) of the city of Zeebrugge on front cover. Covers lightly soiled and with small chip on front. Slight ageing of paper. Text (captions) in Dutch, English and French. Near fine. Scarce. Oblong: 9 x 15.

Blocking the base used by German U-Boats, by the Captain of HMS Vindictive who gained the Victoria Cross for the exploit. Attack took place midnight 22/23 April 1918.

55649
N/A
L'ILLUSTRATION - Issue No. 5060
$15.00 AUD

L'Illustration. Paris. 1940. Issue No. 5060, 24 February 1940. VIII (adverts.), 177-200 PP with b/w illustrations (2 maps, 66 photos) and on a double page: comparisons of the fleets of Great Britain, France, Poland and Finland, versus Germany and U.S.S.R. Pictorial soft cover (Anthony Eden, welcomes the ANZACS in Suez). Covers reinforced, o/wise near fine. French text. 38 x 28.5.

HMS Cossack and the Altmark in Joesing Fjord, Norway. War in Carelia, Finland. Stand off in the Vosges, France. Mechanical War, by Camille Rougeron. Inside occupied Poland.

55650
N/A
L'ILLUSTRATION - Issue No. 5061
$15.00 AUD

L'Illustration. Paris. 1940. Issue No. 5060, 2 March 1940. VI (adverts.), 201-226 PP with 7 colour illustrations and b/w illustrations (10 maps, 1 cartoon, 3 facsimiles of documents, 7 drawings, and 34 photos). Pictorial soft cover (Altmark trapped in Jösingsfjord). French text. Near fine copy. 38 x 28.5.

HMS Cossack and the Altmark in Joesing Fjord, Norway. War in Finland. French army on the move, by Paul-Emile Cadilhac. Ships in uniforms / Camouflage. New recruits for the French Foreign Legion.

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).

66806
N/A
NAVAL CHRONICLE (Parts of Volumes XIV, XV, XXV & XXVII)
$200.00 AUD

Joyce Gold. London. 1805 / 1806 / 1811 & 1812. 7 parts of various "Naval Chronicles" bound together. 1 - Vol. XXV, 1811: VIII PP (title page & preface), plus plate"Monument erected in Guidhall, London, to the Memory of the late Vice Admiral Horatio, Viscount Nelson & Duke of Bronti". 2 - Vol. XIV, 1805: 353 to 440 PP, plus plate "Philips Crosby", Admiral of the Red Squadron. 3 - Vol. XIV, 1805: 177 to 264 PP, plus plate "John Bazely, Vice Admiral of the Red Squadron. 4 - Vol. XIV, 1805: 89-176 PP, plus plate "Hon. Richard Walpole". 5 - Vol. XXV, 1811: 441-515 PP (516) - (527) for index, plus 2 plates "Capt. Arthur Forrest", and Port of Valette, Malta. 6 - Vol. XV, 1806: 265-352 PP. 7 - Vol XXVII, 1813: 1-176 PP, plus 2 plates "Arthur Phillip" Vice Admiral of the Red Squadron, and "Nicholas Haddock" Admiral of the Blue Squadron. 7 parts for a total of 607 pages and 8 plates. Half bound, with rubbed patches, mostly near the spine. Occasional foxing. Very good copy. 22.5 x 14.

Volume XIV: Horatio Nelson, pages 384/385, 386/415 & 416/419. Volume XXVII: Arthur Phillip, Esq., pages 1 to 9.

67308
N/A
THE NAVAL AND MILITARY MAGAZINE - Vol. II, Nos. III & IV.
$350.00 AUD

G. Mills. London. 1827. 1st edition. Vol. II: (2), 722 PP. No. III, September 1827: pages 1 to 344 with 2 facsimiles of signatures and the frontispiece "Portrait of His Royal Highness the Lord High Admiral". No. IV, December 1827: pages 345 to 722. Rebacked in modern black cloth, gilt title on spine. Few pages with short tears or chips. Slight ageing of paper and foxing. Image shows frontispiece and title-page. Near fine. Rare. This is a heavy item and postage will be higher than usual. Please ask for a quote. 21.6 x 14.

Contents include: Memoir of Thomas Dahl, First Grenadier of France, Widows of Officers, Royal Artillery and Marines, Record of Services of British Regiments, The War Game of the Continent, The Waterloo Vase, American War, Observations on the Campaigns in Ceylon .... A mine of information.

67309
N/A
THE NAVAL AND MILITARY MAGAZINE - Vol. III, Nos. V & VI
$350.00 AUD

Saunders and Otley. London. 1828. 1st edition. Vol. III: (2), 576, CCIV PP. No. V, March 1828: pages 1 to 280, plus 1 folded plate "Plan of Onore" and the frontispiece: portrait of "Field Marshal His Grace the Duke of Wellington". No. VI, July 1828: pages 281 to 576 with 1 plan, plus 1 plate: plan of "Bhurtpoor", then pages I to CCIV. Rebacked in modern black cloth, gilt title on spine. Image shows frontispiece and title-page. Few pages with short tears or chips. Slight ageing of paper and foxing. Near fine. Rare. This is a heavy item and postage will be higher than usual. Please ask for a quote. 21.6 x 14.

Contents include: The Order of the Bath, Mercenaries in the Christian Armies, Desertions from Regiments in Canada, Proceedings in Portugal, Between the Russians and the Persians, Defence of Onore, Naval Construction, The War in the Peninsula ... plus the Naval and Military Miscellany, Mutiny Bill, - Corporal Punishment, Naval Promotions and Appointments, Births, Marriages, and Deaths.

67310
N/A
THE NAVAL AND MILITARY MAGAZINE - Vol. IV - Nos. VII & VIII
$350.00 AUD

Saunders and Otley. London. 1828. 1st edition. Vol. IV: (2), 590, CLVI PP. No. VII, September 1828: pages 1 to 280, plus 1 folded plate "Stevens Improved Paddles" and the frontispiece "God Save the King", then pages I to LXXXVIII. No. VIII, December 1828: pages 281 to 590 with 1 plan , plus 1 plate: "map of the western sea board of the Black Sea", then pages LXXXIX to CLVI, and (4 Index). Rebacked in modern black cloth, gilt title on spine. Image shows frontispiece and title-page. A few pages with short tears or chips. Slight ageing of paper and foxing. Near fine. Rare. 21.6 x 14.

Contents include: New Method of Propelling Steam Vessels, The English in France, The New System of Tactics, Narrative of the Irish Rebellion of 1798, The Peninsular War, Distribution of Religious Tracts to the Navy, Origin and Progress of Shipbuilding, Campaigns in India, History of the Siege of Vienna, Sketch of the Military Power of Prussia, The Red Flag at the Fore, A New System of Signals by Rear-Admiral Raper, Naval and Military Miscellany, Promotions, Court Martials, ...

70804
N/A
THE LOG OF THE COMMISSION of H.M.S. "ASTRAEA", on the Mediterranean and China Stations
$30.00 AUD

Nabu Public Domain Reprint. La Vergne, TN, USA. c. 2010. A Nabu facsimile reprint of the 1902 original. (2), 134, (6 blank) PP with tables. Soft cover, title on front cover. Near fine. 24.5 x 19. 9781294371373

Sailed from Chatham 22 June 1899. Mediterranean Station: 3rd July to 18 September 1900. China Station: Mid October 1900 to April 1902. Returned to Chatham on 23rd May 1902.

74586
N/A
COMMEMORATING THE 60TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE YANGTZE INCIDENT, 20-21 April, 1949 : H.M.S. Amethyst, H.M.S. Consort, H.M.S. London & H.M.S. Black Swan
$25.00 AUD

CPI Antony Rowe, Chippenham, Wiltshire. 2009. 24 PP booklet plus 3 pages loosely inserted of a summary of the Yangtze Incident. Pictorial card covers. Near fine. 29.7 x 21.

"During a short period on 20th and 21st April, 1949, one thousand, two hundred officers and rates of the Royal Navy were bound together and forever more in sacrifice on a distant river in a distant land". Not the official commemorative booklet but one that recounts the events. Includes a list of those killed in action or later died of their wounds.

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.

66437
NAISH, Lieut.-Commader G. P. B.
FLYING IN THE ROYAL NAVY 1914-64
$10.00 AUD

H.M.S.O. / National Maritime Museum. London. 1964. 1st Ed. No pagination, 56 PP with 55 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. Oblong: 16.3 x 21.3.

71378
NATIONAL MARITIME MUSEUM GREENWICH
2018 CALENDAR BATTLES AT SEA
$10.00 AUD

Flame Tree Publishing. London. 2017. 2018 Calendar. No pagination, 28 PP with caption in English for each of the 14 colour photograph. Pictorial stiff covers. English text. Unused with no markings. Fine. 30 x 30. 9781786642783

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).

50488
NAVY LEAGUE
THE NAVY YEAR BOOK AND DIARY 1953
$15.00 AUD

Navy League. London. 1952. Yearly edition. 236 PP with many adverts, b/w photos, and 7 colour plates (1 on double page). Diary between pages 173 and 235. Soft cover, gilt device and title on front cover, dj (chipped). Faint foxing on outside edges, o/wise near fine internally. 24 x 18.5.

An annual review with articles including: The Queen and her Crown - World front-pages Royal Navy - Review of Naval Aviation - The Fishing Fleets by David Divine. Thomas Neill, by Taffrail...

50489
NAVY LEAGUE
THE NAVY YEAR BOOK AND DIARY 1951
$15.00 AUD

Navy League. London. 1950. Yearly edition. 208 PP with many adverts, b/w photos, and 4 colour plates on double page. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover. Faint foxing on outside edges, front cover has a few small marks, o/wise near fine internally. 24.2 x 18.5.

An annual review with articles including: Royal Families and the Sea - Sea Power of the Empire - Sea Power against world communism - Ships that pass in the night, by Godfrey Winn...

50490
NAVY LEAGUE
THE NAVY YEAR BOOK AND DIARY 1949
$15.00 AUD

Navy League. London. 1948. Yearly edition. 240 PP with many adverts, b/w photos, and 4 colour plates on double page. Diary between pages 187 and 240. Soft cover, gilt device and title on front cover. Lower corner of leaf 7/8 damaged. 3 leaves of the article Commonwealth Navies with lower part 77/78 or upper part 81/82 , 83/84 cut. Faint foxing on outside edges, o/wise near fine internally. 24 x 18.5.

An annual review with articles including: Royal Progress - Royal Marines in the Atomic Age - Commonwealth navies by Lt. Commander Kemp... The Bus that went to France, by Bartimeus.

50491
NAVY LEAGUE
THE NAVY YEAR BOOK AND DIARY 1948
$15.00 AUD

Navy League. London. 1947. Yearly edition. 230 PP with many adverts, b/w photos. Diary between P.179 and 230. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover. With compliments note from the South Australian Branch of the Navy League. Faint foxing on outside edges, rear cover a little soiled, o/wise near fine internally. 24 x 18.5.

An annual review with articles including: The Mountbatten Tradition - The Navy and the Atom Bomb - Air and the Atom... Drama at Westminster, by Beverley Baxter...

16860
NEILLANDS, Robin
BY SEA AND LAND, The Royal Marines Commandos, A History 1942-1982
$15.00 AUD

Weidenfeld & Nicolson. London. 1987. 1st Ed. XVIII, 269 PP with 6 full-page maps in text plus 16 pages with 36 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Light foxing around outside edges, o/wise near fine. 24 x 15.8. 0297790641

Brief history of the Sea Soldiers 1604 to 1942, followed by the operations from the Dieppe Raid to the Falklands War.

45874
NEWHAM COLLINGWOOD, G. L.
A SELECTION FROM THE PUBLIC AND PRIVATE CORRESPONDENCE OF VICE-ADMIRAL LORD COLLINGWOOD: INTERSPERSED WITH MEMOIRS OF HIS LIFE
$100.00 AUD

James Ridgway. London. 1828. 3rd Ed. XVI, 578 PP. Fp: Vice Admiral, Lord Collingwood, by F. Howard. Folded engraved battle plan of Trafalgar between pages 126/127. Pages 197/198 misbound, viz: P.199/200 precedes them. Signature of previous owner at top of title page. Light foxing, mostly on prelims and last pages. Half bound, marbled boards, gilt title on spine. Outside edges of covers and hinges rubbed. Covers have become detached and now in need of rebacking/rebinding. Internal hinges still tight. Overall, a very good copy of a scarce item. 21.5 x 13.8.

Covers the period from 1785 until his death in 1810.

74684
NHSA
NAVAL HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF AUSTRALIA - Monograph No. 14: H.M.A.S. PERTH
$5.00 AUD

The Naval Historical Society of Australia, Inc. Garden Island, Sydney. c. 1990. Monograph No. 14: 19 PP (recto only) with 7 maps or battle diagrams, 5 sketches and 4 b/w photos (photocopy quality/ Illustrated cover. Monograph protected in a clear plastic file. Very good. 29.7 x 21.

No. 14: H.M.A.S. Perth 1941 & 1942, lecture to the Society on 3 February 1989. by John C. Date. Part 1: Battle of Matapan 1941 / Part 2: Battle of Java Sea and Sunda Strait 1942.

74685
NHSA
NAVAL HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF AUSTRALIA - Monograph No. 13 : "The British Pacific Fleet 1945"
$5.00 AUD

The Naval Historical Society of Australia, Inc. Garden Island, Sydney. c. 1992. Monograph No. 13: 19 PP (recto only) with chronology, 2 maps and 4 b/w photos (of photocopy quality). Illustrated cover. Errata slip to Appendix A loosely inserted.. Monograph protected in a clear plastic file. Very good. 29.7 x 21..

No. 13: The British Pacific Fleet 1945. Lecture to the Society read in May 1983, by Lt. Cdr. W. O. C. Roberts.

65830
NICHOLSON, J. B. R.
THE GURKHA RIFLES
$10.00 AUD

Osprey Publishing. London. 1974. 1st Ed., in the Men-at-Arms series. 40 PP printed on 2 columns with 32 b/w illustrations, plus 8 pages with colour plates by Michael Roffe. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 24.7 x 18.2. 0850451965

38065
NOBLE, Sam, A.B.
SAM NOBLE, A.B. 'Tween Decks in the 'Seventies - An Autobiography
$15.00 AUD

Sampson Low, Marston & Co. Ltd. London. c. 1920. 1st Ed., with a foreword by Rear-Admiral A. P. Davidson. X, 278 PP with 1 figure, plus 3 b/w plates. Fp: Mr Sam Noble. Navy cloth cover with light shelf wear, gilt title on a sunned spine. Ageing of paper. Very good. 22.7 x 15.

Joined the Royal Navy in 1875. His 6 years with the service, including cruises on board H.M.S. Swallow between May 1877 and May 1881 in the Atlantic Ocean.

36902
NORGAARD, Christian (Naval Architect & Editor)
THE GOLDEN HINDE (replica)
$8.00 AUD

Jarrold & Sons. London. 1973. 1st Ed. No pagination, 16 PP with 31 colour photos on b/w illustrated historial background. Inside covers: text and 3 b/w photos. Pictorial card cover with a rubbed patch at bottom of front cover and a few stamps of the University of Tasmania not obstructing any of the contents. Still a very good copy of a scarce item. 28.5 x 22.4. 83506444X

On Drake, admiral, explorer, entrepreneur, privateer and imperialist, and on his ship the Golden Hinde. Building of the replica and preparation for the re-enactment voyage Plymouth to San Francisco of 1973.

12315
NORTHCOTE PARKINSON, C.
PORTSMOUTH POINT, The British Navy in Fiction 1793-1815
$15.00 AUD

Harvard University Press. Cambridge, Mass. 1949. 1st US Ed. 154 PP with 20 b/w illustrations (plans & tail-pieces), plus 12 pages with 8 b/w photos. Fp: Portsmouth Point, c.1799. Eps: Maps of Spithead and Portsmouth/Portsea. Cloth cover, dj. Slight ageing of paper. Very good. 22 x 14.

An anthology of naval fiction, giving a picture of naval life afloat and ashore during the Napoleonic Wars. (All the writers had firsthand experience of the sea).

64459
NORTHCOTE PARKINSON, C.
PORTSMOUTH POINT, The British Navy in Fiction 1793-1815
$5.00 AUD

Hodder & Stoughton. London. 1948. 1st Ed. 154 PP with b/w illustrations in text, plus 14 b/w plates.. Fp: Portsmouth Point, c.1799. Eps: Maps of Spithead and Portsmouth/Portsea. Navy cloth covers mottled and gilt title on spine is dulled. No dj. A few pages dog-eared, o/wise contents are clean and a good reading copy. 22 x 14.

An anthology of naval fiction, giving a picture of naval life afloat and ashore during the Napoleonic Wars. (All the writers had firsthand experience of the sea).

74615
NORTHCOTE PARKINSON, C.
THE LIFE AND TIMES OF HORATIO HORNBLOWER
$15.00 AUD

Little Brown & Co. Boston. 1970. 2nd Printing. 304 PP with 3 illustrations, 4 family trees and 6 line drawings (diagrams, plans and maps), plus 24 pages with 26 b/w illustrations. Fp: Portrait of Sir Horatio Hornblower. Hard cover, gilt title on cloth spine, dj. Near fine. 24.2 x 16.5.

Biography of Admiral Hornblower.

35191
O'BRIAN, Patrick
THE FAR SIDE OF THE WORLD
$5.00 AUD

Fontana. London. 1989. 3rd paperback impression of the 1984 original. 366 PP. Pictorial soft cover. Spine with light creases. Near fine. 17.8 x 11.2. 000617017X

War of 1812 with the USA and protection of Whaling ships in the Southern Atlantic and the Pacific.

41347
O'BRIAN, Patrick
BLUE AT THE MIZZEN
$10.00 AUD

HarperCollins. London. 1999. 1st UK edition. (6), 262 PP with 1 sails plan of a square-rigged ship. Pictorial stiff covers. Light ageing of paper. Very good. 23.3 x 15.2. 9780002261289

Jack Aubrey and Stephen Maturin off to South America on the "Surprise".

43689
O'BRIAN, Patrick
THE HUNDRED DAYS
$10.00 AUD

HarperCollins. London. 1999. 1st paperback edition of the 1988 original by Harper Collins. (6), 281 PP with 1 sail plan of a square-rigged ship. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 19.7 x 13. 9780006512110

Actions in the Western Mediterranean Sea after Napoleon's escape fom Elba Island.

55358
O'BRIAN, Patrick
THE FAR SIDE OF THE WORLD
$5.00 AUD

Fontana. London. 1986. 2nd paperback impression of the 1984 original. 371, (5 publications) PP. Pictorial soft cover. Slight ageing and foxing of paper. Near fine. 17.8 x 11.2. 000617017X

War of 1812 with the USA and protection of Whaling ships in the Southern Atlantic and the Pacific.

64385
O'BRIAN, Patrick
DESOLATION ISLAND
$5.00 AUD

HarperCollins. London. 2003. Paperback reprint. 325 PP. Inside covers: colour jackets of other titles. Pictorial soft cover. Creases on spine and light edgewear. Very good. 17.8 x 11.2. 0006499244

Voyage to New South Wales with a ship load of convicts.

73407
O'DRISCOLL, Gerald
A DICTIONARY OF NAVAL SLANG
$30.00 AUD

Swift Press. London. 2021. 1st edition of the 1943 original publication by W.H. Allen. Foreword dated July 2021, by Richards Humphreys. 122 PP. Hard covers, pictorial front. New. 20.5 x 13.5. 9781800750654

35561
OAKESHOTT, Walter
FOUNDED UPON THE SEAS - A Narrative of Some English Maritime and Overseas Enterprises during the period 1550 to 1616
$25.00 AUD

Cambridge University Press. Cambridge. 1942. 1st Ed. XII, 200 PP with 1 plan, plus 12 b/w plates. Fp: Queen Elizabeth, aged 59. Cloth cover, dj (price-clipped). Signature of previous owner on front endpaper, dust jacket with small pieces missing. Contents are near fine. 23 x 14.5.

Search for the North-East passage. Hawkins in the West Indies. Drake in the Caribbean and the Pacific...

72496
OGDEN, Graeme
MY SEA LADY - The Story of H.M.S. Lady Madeleine, from February 1941 to February 1943
$20.00 AUD

Hutchinson. London. 1963. 1st Ed. 201, (3) PP with 16 b/w illustrations by Richard Elsden. Hard cover, dj. Ex Library copy with stamps on endpapers and a few pages with pen marks. Very good reading copy. 21.5 x 14.5.

A personal narrative of the author's escort duty on the Arctic convoys. The Lady Madeleine was the largest of the fishing trawlers converted for anti-submarine duties in WWII.

47602
OLLARD, Richard
MAN OF WAR. Sir Robert Holmes and the Restoration Navy
$10.00 AUD

Phoenix Press. London. 2001. Paperback edition of the 1969 original. 240 PP with 1 genealogical table, 3 maps and 3 battle diagrams, plus 24 pages with 21 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Light foxing, o/wise fine. 23.3 x 15.5. 1842122363

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.

67282
OPPENHEIM, M.
A HISTORY OF THE ADMINISTRATION OF THE ROYAL NAVY AND OF MERCHANT SHIPPING IN RELATION TO THE NAVY, From MDIX to MDCLX with an introduction treating of the preceding period
$80.00 AUD

The Shoe String Press, Inc. Ann Arbor, Michigan. 1961. Reprint of the 1896 1st edition. XIII, 411 PP with 3 b/w illust. in text, plus 3 plates. Title page: recto & verso of the Wyard's Medal, 1650. Fp: the "Tiger" of Henry VIII. Navy cloth cover with gilt title on spine (a little dulled). A near fine copy. 22.2 x 14.5.

The Navy between the reign of Henry VIII (1509-1547) and the Commonwealth (1649-1660).

74178
ORPEN, Neil
EAST AFRICAN AND ABYSSINIAN CAMPAIGNS
$100.00 AUD

Purnell. Cape Town, South Africa. 1968. 1st Ed. Volume I in the South African Forces, World War II series. Foreword by C. G. Kerr. Introduction by Lt. -General George E. Brink. XIV, 390 PP with 17 maps, plus 30 plates with 69 b/w photos and 3 maps in colour (2 of them folded). Hard covers gilt title on spine, dj. Foxing spots on top outside edge. Dust jacket in a protective sleeve. Near fine. 25.3 x 16.

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

69913
OVERY, Richard
All About HISTORY - Book of WORLD WAR II
$15.00 AUD

Imagine Publishing Ltd. Bournemouth, Dorset. 2014. 1st edition by Jon White & Alex Hoskins. 260 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Closed tear on front cover (repaired). Fine. 29.7 x 23. 9781910155295

The events, people and places that shaped the war.

61340
OWEN, Charles
NO MORE HEROES - The Royal Navy in the Twentieth Century: Anatomy of a Legend
$10.00 AUD

George Allen & Unwin Ltd. London. 1975. 1st Ed. 248 PP with 1 organigram , plus 8 pages with 19 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket rubbed and chipped. Occasional foxing. Very good. 22.2 x 14. 0043590071

72456
PACK, S. W. C.
NIGHT ACTION OFF CAPE MATAPAN (Sea Battles in Close-Up No.2)
$25.00 AUD

Ian Allan. London. 1972. 1st Ed. 146 PP with 7 diagrams, plus 24 pages with 45 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Neat name stamp on FFEP, o/wise a fine copy. Scarce. 17.8 x 11.5. 711002574

Battle between British & Italian fleets on the 28/29 March, 1941, South West of Crete. First main fleet action where carrier-borne aircraft played a vital role.

48615
PACKARD, Lieutenant Commander & MORRISEY, Lieutenant (editors)
H.M.S. BLAKE COMMISSION BOOK 1961-1962
$25.00 AUD

Martin H. Packard / W.S. Cowell. Ipswich. 1963. 1st Ed. 120 PP with b/w photos & illustrations throughout on quality glossy paper. Hard cover, gilt badge on front, pictorial dj. Near fine. Oblong: 28.4 x 22.2.

A lighthearted and humouristic kaleidoscope of the commission voyage of this cruiser and her crew.

41526
PACKER, Joy
DEEP AS THE SEA
$10.00 AUD

Eyre Methuen. London. 1976. 1st Uk edition of the 1975 South Africa original. X, 246 PP, plus 8 pages with 13 b/w photos. Fp: Lieutenant-Commander H. A. Packer, 1925. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise very good. 22.2 x 14.2.

Career in the Royal Navy, 1907 to 1953. WWI: Battle of Jutland in 1916... WWII: Hunting the Bismarck.. Defeat of the Italian Fleet...

44425
PACKER, Joy
DEEP AS THE SEA
$5.00 AUD

Eyre Methuen. London. 1976. 1st Uk edition of the 1975 South Africa original. X, 246 PP, plus 8 pages with 13 b/w photos. Fp: Lieutenant-Commander H. A. Packer, 1925. Hard cover, dj (flaps trimmed). Ex library copy with stamps on title page and its verso, and renewed endpapers. Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise a very good reading copy. 22.2 x 14.2.

Career in the Royal Navy, 1907 to 1953. WWI: Battle of Jutland in 1916... WWII: Hunting the Bismarck.. Defeat of the Italian Fleet...

48055
PACKER, Joy
HOME FROM SEA
$5.00 AUD

Eyre & Spottiswoode. London. 1963. 2nd impression of the 1963 original. 251 PP, plus 10 pages with 12 b/w photos. Errata slip tipped on page 135. Fp: Joy Packer at Cressage. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket with flaps trimmed and repaired at spine. Ex library copy with card pasted down on front endpaper and number on title page. Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise a very good reading copy. 22.2 x 14.2.

Life in South Africa and in England.

52487
PACKER, Joy
DEEP AS THE SEA
$5.00 AUD

Newton Abbot. 1977. Readers Union. 1st Book Club edition of the 1975 South Africa original. X, 246 PP, plus 8 pages with 13 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj (soiled). Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise very good. 21.8 x 13.5.

Career in the Royal Navy, 1907 to 1953. WWI: Battle of Jutland in 1916... WWII: Hunting the Bismarck.. Defeat of the Italian Fleet...

30500
PADFIELD, Peter
TIDE OF EMPIRES - Decisive Naval Campaigns in the Rise of the West - Volume Two: 1654-1763
$15.00 AUD

Routledge & Kegan Paul. London. 1982. 1st Ed. X, 270 PP with 14 head-pieces, 4 maps and 11 battle diagrams in text, plus 16 pages with 30 b/w illust. Eps: Sketch of Dutch attack on the Medway, 9-10 June, 1667. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Faint foxing. Near fine. 24 x 15.8. 0710092156

Supremacy of England over Holland and France, finally giving her sovereignty of the seas.

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.

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

67298
PADFIELD, Peter
THE GREAT NAVAL RACE: Anglo-German Naval Rivalry 1900-1914
$10.00 AUD

Hart-Davis. London. 1974. 1st Ed. 382 PP plus 12 pages with 20 b/w illust. Hard cover. Slight ageing of paper and stains on front outside edge (not affecting the text). Good. 22.2 x 14.2. 024610578X

Deadly competition in dreadnought battleships between Great Britain and Imperial Germany, fueled by Kaiser Wilhelm II and his dreams of imperial destiny.

69801
PADFIELD, Peter
MARITIME DOMINION and the Triumph of the Free World - Naval Campaigns that Shaped the Modern World 1852-2001
$20.00 AUD

The Overlook Press. New York. 2010. 1st US edition. XIV, 369 PP with 4 maps and 4 battle diagrams, plus 16 pages with 41 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Remainder mark on lower outside edge. Near fine. 23.5 x 16. 9781590203323

42950
PAGE, Christopher
COMMAND IN THE ROYAL NAVAL DIVISION - A Military Biography of Brigadier General A. M. Asquith DSO
$20.00 AUD

Spellmount. Staplehurst. 1999. 1st Ed., with a foreword by Corelli Barnett. XIV, 194 PP with 4 facsimile of documents, plus 4 folded maps and 8 pages with 16 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24.1 x 16. 1862270481

One of the most distinguished and decorated non-professional soldiers of WWI. He saw action at Gallipoli...

12080
PARKINSON, C. Northcote
BRITANNIA RULES - The Classic Age of Naval History 1793-1815
$10.00 AUD

Weidenfeld & Nicolson. London. 1977. 1st Ed. (8), 199 PP with 7 battle plans on full page, plus 16 pages with 33 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Occasional foxing, o/wise fine. 24 x 16. 0297772872

The importance of the events of 1805-1816. There was no inherent superiority of the British over the French as the French Navy, crippled by the Revolution, began to recover about 1810.

37095
PARRY, A. (editor)
THE ADMIRALS FREMANTLE 1788-1920
$25.00 AUD

Chatto & Windus. London. 1971. 1st Ed. 286 PP with 1 genealogical tree and 5 maps, plus 24 pages with 40 b/w illust. Fp: Portrait of Thomas Francis Fremantle. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Bookplate of previous owner on front endpaper, o/wise near fine. 22.4 x 14.5. 070111603X

The biographies of Thomas Francis Fremantle (a close friend of Nelson's), Charles Howe Fremantle (Port of Fremantle and Battle of Balaklava), Edmund Robert Fremantle (Maori wars) and Sydney Robert Fremantle (WWI).

71001
PATTEN, Chris
EAST and WEST - The Last Governor of Hong Kong on Power, Freedom and the Future
$15.00 AUD

Macmillan. Sydney. 1998. 2nd printing. X, 340, (2) PP, plus 16 pages with 33 b/w photos. Eps: Royal Yacht Britannia, leaving Hong Kong. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 24 x 16 9780333747872

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.

12088
PEARS, Commander Randolph
YOUNG SEA DOGS, Some Adventures of Midshipmen of the Fleet
$15.00 AUD

London. 1960. Putnam. 1st Ed. 252 PP, plus 8 pages with 8 b/w illustrations. Fp: A gunroom of Napoleonic days. Cloth cover, dj. Light foxing, mostly on prelims and outside edges. Near fine. 22 x 14.

Early days at sea of Fisher, Jellicoe, Lord Charles Beresford,... Midshipman Heywood of the Bounty,..

74334
PELLY, Admiral Sir Henry
300,000 SEA MILES - An Autobiography
$150.00 AUD

Chatto & Windus. London. 1938. 1st Ed. XI, 223 PP with 3 position diagrams plus 1 folded map & 8 bw plates. Cloth cover, gilt signature on front cover, gilt title on spine. Near fine. Quite scarce. Image shows title-page and frontispiece. 22.6 x 14.5.

Far East: 1881-1886. West Indies: 1886-1890. The South Seas 1891-1899 with duties such as supervising the blackbirding trade to Queensland, with HMS "Tauranga" based in Nouméa... HMS "Tiger" and the Battle of Dogger Bank.

69799
PEREIRA, W. D.
BOAT IN THE BLUE - The wartime story of an RAF Air Sea Rescue crew and their boat
$30.00 AUD

Line One Publishing. Cheltenham, Glos. 1985. 1st Ed. Foreword by Group Captain L. R. Flower. 208 PP with b/w illustrations: 3 set of line drawings and 29 photos. Hard cover, dj. Foxing spots on top outside edge, o/wise fine. 21.7 x 15. 0907036228

16919
PERRIN, W. G. (editor)
BOTELER'S DIALOGUES
$20.00 AUD

Navy Records Society. London. 1929. 1st Ed. Publication of the Navy Records Society, Volume LXV. XXXIX, 341, 7 (publications of N.R.S.) PP with 1 facsimile page of A Dialogical Discourse Concerning Marine Affaires. Buckram cover, gilt device on front cover and gilt title on spine. Spine a little faded, occasional foxing. Very good. 24.2 x 15.5.

An insight into naval affairs in the reign of Charles I, represented as six dialogues or discourses: Commanders-in-Chief, Common Mariner, Victualling, Sea Terms & Signals,...

30969
PETERSEN, Kaare
THE SAGA OF NORWEGIAN SHIPPING - An Outline of the History of a Modern Merchant Marine
$70.00 AUD

Dreyers Forlag. Oslo. 1955. 1st Ed. 240 PP on coated art paper with 2 maps, 4 graphs and hundreds of b/w photos, plus 4 colour plates. Presentation leaf by the shipping line A/S THOR DAHL with their House Flag in colour and 3 b/w photos tipped in front of the half title page. Fp: H.M. King Haakon VII. Illustrated endpapers. Leather cover with gilt devices, gilt title on spine, top edge gilt. Covers with shelf wear of spine (frayed at top and bottom), o/wise near fine. Scarce. 26.7 x 19.5.

Since the Viking expeditions... From sail to steam. Norwegian shipping in the Great War. A fighting merchant marine during World War II... Shipping and the Norwegian economy.

60270
PIMLOTT, Dr. John
IMAGES OF WAR 1939 -1945, the real story of World War II (Issue 5, Volume I)
$5.00 AUD

Marshall Cavendish / Imperial War Museum. London. 1988. 1988. 113-140 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. "News Chronicle, May 28, 1941", and folded maps Atlantic War September 1939 to May 1941, loosely inserted. Fine. 28.5 x 23.

Sea Battle, the Bismarck and Atlantic Sea Hunt: pages 113 to 133.

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.

70125
PLUMRIDGE, Lt-Colonel John H.
HOSPITAL SHIPS AND AMBULANCE TRAINS
$25.00 AUD

Seeley, Service & Co. London. 1975. 1st Ed. 203 PP with tables and 45 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Foxing spots on top outside edge, o/wise near fine. 22.2 x 14.2. 0854220879

48912
POCOCK, Reverend Frank Lovell
WITH THOSE IN PERIL. The Journal of a Royal Naval Chaplain during and after the Second World War
$20.00 AUD

Temple House Books. Lewes, Sussex. 1986. 1st Ed. (10), 380 PP with 9 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 21.5 x 13.5. 863321526

North Sea. Singapore and escape. Italy campaign...

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

48381
POCOCK, Tom
CAPTAIN MARRYAT, Seaman, Writer and Adventurer
$10.00 AUD

Chatham Publishing. London. 2000. 1st Ed. 208 PP with 1 map (Lower Canada), plus 16 pages with 29 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24 x 16. 1861761309

74318
POLISH Air Force Association
DESTINY CAN WAIT - The Polish Air Force in the Second World War
$100.00 AUD

William Heinemann Ltd. London. 1949. 1st Ed. Foreword by Viscount Portal of Hungerford, Marshal of the Royal Ai Force. XVI, 402 PP with tables and over 12 tail-pieces by J. Faczynski & A.W. Gürtler, plus 12 pages with 12 b/w drawings by Feliks Topolski, 16 pages for 8 plates in colour by J.M. Miszewski & W. D. Wlodarczyk, and 40 pages with over 108 b/w photos. Fp (in colour): "These Were Polish Targets". Cloth covers, decoration and title on spine. An Ex Circulating Library copy with small remnant of label on FFEP. Slight ageing of paper, o/wise a very good copy. Image shows title-page and frontispiece. 23.8 x 17.

49288
POLLEN, Arthur Hungerford
THE NAVY IN BATTLE
$10.00 AUD

Chatto & Windus. London. 1919. 3rd Impression in January 1919 of the November 1918 original. XX, (2), 372 PP with 20 figures (diagrams, maps and sketches), plus 1 large folded plate with 5 Jutland Diagrams, third phase. FP (in colour): Admiral Sir David Beatty. Cloth cover, gilt decorations at top of front cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 22.5 x 14.5.

10917
POOLMAN, Kenneth
GUNS OFF CAPE ANN - The Story of the Shannon and the Chesapeake
$25.00 AUD

Evans Brothers. London. 1961. 1st Ed. 175 PP, plus 10 pages with 11 b/w illust. Fp: Sir Philip Vere Broke. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 21.5 x 14.2.

The war of 1812 between the United States and England. Battle of the 1st June, 1813.

13976
POOLMAN, Kenneth
THE KELLY
$10.00 AUD

William Kimber. London. 1954. 2nd Ed. 219 PP (5 adv.) with 1 map in text. Fp: "More Like a Submarine". Eps: Map Mediterranean Sea. Cloth cover, gilt title on faded spine. Covers with light wear, o/wise a very good clean copy. 22.2 x 14.5.

The record of HMS Kelly by her only captain. A destroyer which fought on many fronts: North Sea, Norwegian waters, Malta & Crete where she was sunk on May 23rd, 1941.

72506
POOLMAN, Kenneth
ILLUSTRIOUS
$30.00 AUD

William Kimber. London. 1955. 1st Ed. 246, (10 adv.) PP, plus 16 pages with 29 b/w photos. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, very good dust jacket in a protective sleeve. Very light foxing on outside edges. Small ex-libris name stamp at top of front endpaper, o/wise a near fine copy. Scarce. 22.2 x 14.2.

Built as No. 732 by Vickers-Armstrong at Barrow. World War II with actions in the Mediterranean and the Far East... December 1954: Reserve Fleet.

72829
POOLMAN, Kenneth
ARK ROYAL
$5.00 AUD

NEL / New English Library. London. 1978. June 1978 reprint of the 1975 NEL paperback edition (of the 1956 original). 173, (3 publications) PP. Pictorial soft cover. Stamp of previous owner on half title page. Slight ageing of paper. Very good reading copy. 17.8 x 10.8. 0450039536

Pursuit of the "Graf Spee" - Against Vichy battleships at Oran - Fight against the Bismark - Torpedoed off Gibralter in Nov. 1941.

73533
POOLMAN, Kenneth
THE KELLY
$30.00 AUD

William Kimber. London. 1954. 1st Ed., with a foreword by Admiral the Earl Mountbatten of Burma. XII, 13-219, (5 adv.) PP with 1 map, plus 16 pages with 18 bw photos. Fp: "More Like a Submarine", H.M.S. Kelly returning to harbour after being torpedoed in the North Sea. Eps: Map of the Mediterranean Sea. Cloth cover, dj (price clipped). Dust jacket has part of the spine missing and is in a protective sleeve. Foxing on prelims and on outside page edges, o/wise contents near fine. 22 x 14.5.

The record of HMS Kelly by her only captain. A destroyer which fought on many fronts: North Sea, Norwegian waters, Malta, then Crete where she was sunk on 23rd May 1941.

16760
POPE, Dudley
THE DEVIL HIMSELF - The Mutiny of 1800
$15.00 AUD

Alison Press / Secker & Warburg. London. 1987. 1st Ed. XVI, 186 PP with 1 map & 2 insets on double page and 1 facsimile of a document (American Protection Form). Hard cover, dj. Top corner of front endpaper clipped. Near fine. 24 x 16. 0436377519

The French Corvette La Vaillante, built in 1796, captured & renamed Danae by the Royal Navy. Taken back in March 1800 by the French, following a mutiny of her crew.

72883
POPE, Dudley
73 NORTH - The Battle of the Barents Sea
$10.00 AUD

Pan Books Ltd; London. 1976 1st paperback edition of the 1958 original. Foreword by Admiral of the Fleet Lord Tovey. 320 PP with 1 map ("Route of convoy JW 51B), 1 sketch plan of the HMS Onslow, 2 tables and 12 battle diagrams, plus 4 pages with 8 b/w photos. Pictorial stiff covers. Occasional foxing and foxing spots on outside edges. Ex Libris stamp of previous owner on preliminary page. Very good. 17.8 x 11. 0330244418

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 ...

75449
POTTINGER, J.
SALVAGING THE GERMAN FLEET: Our Enduring Legacy 1919 - 2019
$15.00 AUD

Stromness Museum. Stromness, Orkneys. 2019. January 2019 reprint of the revised edition. Introduction by Bryce Wilson. 24 PP with 12 colour illustrations (1 painting, 1 invitation celebrating the raising of "SMS Friedrich der Grosse" and 10 photos), and 21 b/w photos. Pictorial soft covers. Fine. 21 x 14.8. 9780956066312

53226
POWELL, Michael
SPITHEAD - The Navy's Anvil
$5.00 AUD

Redan & Vedette. London. 1977. 1st Ed. 60 PP with 1 chart, 4 diagrams, 13 plans or maps and 47 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 21 x 14.7. 0950544604

49828
POWLEY, Edward B.
THE ENGLISH NAVY IN THE REVOLUTION OF 1688
$35.00 AUD

Cambridge University Press. Cambridge. 1928. 1st Ed., with a foreword by Admiral of the Fleet The Earl Jellicoe. XII, 188 PP with 2 tables, plus 1 large folded chart at end of book. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Light foxing on prelims and last pages, and around outside page edges, o/wise a fine copy. Scarce. 22.5 x 14.5.

62667
POWLEY, Edward B.
THE NAVAL SIDE OF KING WILLIAM'S WAR - 16th / 26th November 1688 - 14th June 1690
$35.00 AUD

John Baker. London. 1972. 1st Ed., with a foreword by Sir Arthur Bryant. 392 PP, plus 16 pages with 5 charts and 12 b/w illustrations. Fp: Koning Stashouder Willem III. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 22.2 x 14.5.

12343
PRESTON, Antony
SEA COMBAT OFF THE FALKLANDS
$15.00 AUD

Willow Books. London. 1982. 1st Ed. 144 PP with b/w illust. (maps, plans, ships profiles, photos) in text plus 16 pages with 24 colour photos. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24.5 x 17.5. 002180464

Battles off the islands, victories and setbacks. Experience gained, lessons to be learned.

30407
PRESTON, Antony
HISTORY OF THE ROYAL NAVY
$15.00 AUD

Bison Books. Greenwich, Ct., USA. 1983. 1st US Ed. 192 PP with over 220 illust. (maps, paintings, photos...). Half title-page: Submarine G.13 alongside battleship Queen Elizabeth. Title-page: Capture of St Lucia in the West Indies by a British squadron in February 1762. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 31.2 x 23.6. 0861241215

Formed during the reign of Henry VIII: from its victory on the Spanish Armada in 1588 to the Falklands War of 1982 and the landing at San Carlos.

70919
PRICE, Nigel (editor)
MOSQUITO - Flypast Special Edition
$10.00 AUD

Key Publishing Ltd / FlyPast. Stamford, Lincs.. 2009. 100 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (artworks, drawings, plans, photos). Pictorial soft covers. Fine. 29.7 x 21. 9780946219186

A Celebration of De Havilland's 'Wooden Wonder'.

70920
PRICE, Nigel (editor)
LANCASTER 75 - Flypast Special Edition
$10.00 AUD

Key Publishing Ltd / FlyPast. Stamford, Lincs.. 2017. 100 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (artworks, drawings, plans, photos). Pictorial soft covers. Fine. 29.7 x 21.

Celebrating Britain's Greatest Wartime Bomber. 75th Anniversary Souvenir issue.

22659
PRICE, Petty Officer Harry
THE ROYAL TOUR 1901 or the Cruise of the H.M.S. Ophir
$5.00 AUD

Webb & Bower. Exeter. 1980. Facsimile edition of the 1901 manuscripts. No pagination. (8), 192 pages of manuscript with delightful watercolours of daily life at sea, ports of call, etc... Fp: Harry Price in uniform. Eps. Hard cover, gilt device on front cover, dj. Fine. 28.7 x 19.7. 0906671108

Being a lower deck account of their Royal Highnesses, the Duke and Duchess of Cornwall and York's voyage around the British Empire.

65522
PRITCHETT, V. S.
BUILD THE SHIPS - The Official Story of the Shipyards in Wartime
$30.00 AUD

HMSO / Ministry of Information. London. 1946. 1st Ed. 64 PP with 55 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover (slightly rubbed). Very good. 22.5 x 17.7.

60808
PURNELL'S
STRUGGLE FOR THE SEALANES (in Purnell"s History of the Second World War, No. 11)
$5.00 AUD

Purnell & Sons Ltd. London. c. 1974. No. 11 in Purnell's History of the Second World War series. Edited by Barrie Pitt. 281-308 PP with 1 map, and b/w or colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 29.7 x 22.5.

Articles by Lt-Cmdr Peter KEMP & Arthur SLATER. Struggles for the Sealanes. Bomber Command.

60809
PURNELL'S
THE SINKING OF THE BISMARCK (in Purnell"s History of the Second World War, No. 16)
$5.00 AUD

Purnell & Sons Ltd. London. c. 1974. No. 16 in Purnell's History of the Second World War series. Edited by Barrie Pitt. 421-448 PP with 5 maps, and b/w or colour illustrations including 3 artworks by John Batchelor. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 29.7 x 22.5.

Articles by Lt-Cmdr. Peter KEMP & Lt-Cmdr Gerhard JUNACK. Chase of the Bismarck. Last Hours of the Bismarck. Hitler's New Order Struggles for the Sealanes. Bomber Command.

75177
LE QUEUX, William & WILSON, H. W.
THE INVASION OF 1910, with a Full Account of the Siege of London
$125.00 AUD

Macmillan and Co. Ltd. London. 1906. 1st Ed. No. 519 in the Macmillan's Colonial series. XIV, 550, (8 "catalogue") PP with 15 copies of documents and 21 maps & plans, plus an "Introductory Letter" by Field-Marshal Earl Roberts. Cloth covers, gilt title on front board and spine. Front gutter a little lose (cracked), slight ageing of paper, otherwise contents are near fine. Scarce. 19.5 x 13.5.

Naval chapters, by H. W. Wilson.

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

13575
QUINN, David B. & RYAN, A. N.
ENGLAND'S SEA EMPIRE 1550-1642
$30.00 AUD

George Allen & Unwin London. 1983. 1st edition, in the Early Modern Europe Today series. XIV, 257 PP with 9 maps. Pictorial laminated boards. Ingleton bookplate on front endpaper, o/wise a fine copy. 22.2 x 14.5. 0049421794

38452
RAHS
THE BRITISH NAVAL OFFICER AND THE AUSTRALIAN COLONIES: An Aspect of Nineteenth Century Colonial History (Volume 54, Part 1, March 1968)
$15.00 AUD

R.A.H.S.. Sydney. 1968. Contains article by Philip M. COWBURN between P.1 and 21. Soft cover. Browning of outside edges, o/wise near fine. 22.2 x 14.3.

69047
RAN
"ENGLAND EXPECTS..." - Trafalgar Sesqui Centenary / Garden Island, Sydney / 22nd October 1955
$25.00 AUD

Navy League of Australia (N.S.W. Division) & White Ensign Club. Nowra, N.S.W. 1955. 1st edition with the "Trafalgar Day" message from Rear-Admiral H. J. Buchanan. 28 PP with period advertisements and b/w illustrations, Trafalgar Day Programme, Timetable and plan of Garden Island at centrefold. Pictorial soft cover (HMAS "Anzac"). Very good. 21.5 x 13.7.

Nelson's tradition is part of the R.A.N., by the Honourable Jos. Francis, Minister for the Navy.

48276
RANSOME-WALLIS, P.
ROYAL NAVY
$10.00 AUD

Ian Allan. London. 1962. 3rd edition. 64 PP with 2 cut-aways, 47 b/w photos, and 1 page with Marks of Ranks of Royal Navy Officers and Badges of Royal Navy Ratings. Pictorial card cover. Near fine. 18.4 x 12.4.

64468
RANSOME-WALLIS, P.
ROYAL NAVY
$10.00 AUD

Ian Allan. London. 1961. 2nd edition. 64 PP with 2 cut-aways, 47 b/w photos, and 1 page with Marks of Ranks of Royal Navy Officers and Badges of Royal Navy Ratings. Pictorial card cover. Near fine. 18.4 x 12.4.

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

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

13126
RAYNER, Commander D. A.
ESCORT - The Battle of the Atlantic
$20.00 AUD

William Kimber. London. 1955. Second edition, October 1955 of the September 1955 original. Edited by Captain S. W. Roskill. XVIII, 19-250, (6 adv.) PP with 4 maps, plus 12 pages with 17 b/w photos. Fp: Author. FEP: Map to show approximate distances on convoy routes. REP: Map to show limits of escort at various dates & the air gap. Cloth cover, dj. Dust jacket with chips and a small piece missing on top of rear. Occasional foxing, o/wise a very good clean copy. 22.2 x 14.5.

75492
READER'S DIGEST
SECRETS AND STORIES OF THE WAR - Volume 1
$10.00 AUD

The Reader's Digest Association, Ltd. London. 1963 1st Ed. Foreword by Lieutenant General Sir Brian Horrocks. 360 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Hard covers, gilt title on cloth spine. Slight ageing of paper, otherwise fine. 19.4 x 14.

A selection of 37 articles and book condensations from the Second World War.

65126
REEMAN, Douglas
TORPEDO RUN
$10.00 AUD

Arrow Books. London. 1982. 1st paperback edition of the 1981 original. 290 PP. Pictorial soft cover. Slight ageing of paper. Signed by the author on title page. Near fine. 17.8 x 11. 0099283808

70067
REVELL CARR, J.
ALL BRAVE SAILORS - The Sinking of the "Anglo-Saxon", 21 August 1940
$20.00 AUD

Coronet Paperback / Hodder and Stoughton. London. 2004. 1st edition as a "Coronet" ' paperback. XVI, 365 PP with 2 b/w illustrations (1 map and 1 sketch), plus 8 plates with 23 b/w photos. Pictorial stiff covers. Slight ageing of paper. Ex Libris stamp of previous owner on preliminary page. Near fine. 19.6 x 12.8. 9780340825785

72835
REYNOLDS, L. C.
GUNBOAT 658
$5.00 AUD

New English Library. London. 1974. 1st NEL paperback edition of the 1955 original. 192 PP with 4 maps. Pictorial soft covers. Ex Libris stamp of previous owner on half title page. Very good. 17.8 x 10.8.

Operations of a motor gunboat in the Mediterranean from the fall of Tunisia to the German surrender.

35715
REYNOLDS, Quentin
ONLY THE STARS ARE NEUTRAL
$35.00 AUD

Angus and Robertson. Sydney. 1942. 1st Australian edition. XI, 277 PP. Cloth cover. Name of previous owner on front endpaper, ageing of paper, some foxing, fold of front endpaper split. Very good. 22.2 x 14.

A year's roving from one theatre of war to another (Britain / Russia) by one of America's most famous Foreign Correspondents.

45751
RICE, Desmond & GAVSHON, Arthur
THE SINKING OF THE BELGRANO
$15.00 AUD

Secker & Warburg. London. 1984. 1st Ed. XV, 218 PP with 2 maps and 1 facsimile of document, plus 4 pages with 7 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj (spine sunned) . Foxing, o/wise near fine. 24 x 16. 0436413329

The Falklands War of 1982 and the torpedoing of the Argentinian Cruiser Belgrano (decision and aftermath).

75094
RICHARDS, Denis
ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945 - Volume I: The Fight at Odds
$20.00 AUD

HMSO. London. 1953. 1st Ed. Preface by Denis Richards & Hilary St. G. Saunders. XII, 430 PP with 12 maps or diagrams, plus 9 plates with maps (3 of them folded) and 20 plates with 18 photos. Fp: Air Chief Marshal Sir Cyril Newall. Hard covers, title on a sunned spine. Library stamp and label on front endpaer. Very good copy. Image shows title-page and frontispiece. 21.7 x 14.

75095
RICHARDS, Denis & SAUNDERS, Hilary St. G.
ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945 - Volume II: The Fight Avails
$30.00 AUD

HMSO. London. 1954. 1st Ed. Preface by Denis Richards. X, 416 PP with 10 maps or diagrams, plus 9 plates b/w or coloured with maps (3 of them folded) and 24 plates with 23 photos. Fp: Air Chief Marshal Sir Arthur Tedder and Air Vice-Marshal A. Coningham in the desert. Cloth covers, title on spine, dj (price clipped). Library stamp and label on front endpaer. Dust jacket with rubbed patches and chips and now in a protective sleeve. Very good copy. 21.7 x 14.

49834
RILEY, Patrick
MEMORIES OF A BLUE-JACKET 1872-1918
$30.00 AUD

Sampson Low, Marston. London. c. 1920. 1st Ed. XII, 308 PP, plus 24 b/w plates. Fp: The Wheels of Time. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Foxing spots. Near fine. 24.6 x 17.5.

18767
RIMINGTON, Critchell
FIGHTING FLEETS - 1943 Edition
$20.00 AUD

Dodd, Mead & Company. New York. 1943. 1st Ed. XII, 312, 8 (Addenda, up to 15th July 1943) PP with hundreds of b/w illust. (maps, plans and photos). Cloth cover, title in blind on front cover, gilt title on spine. Name of previous owner on ffep. Slight ageing of paper, o/wise very good. 22.5 x 18.

The Naval warfare in 1942, Naval constructions, portfolio of capital ships, aircraft carriers... United States Fleet list, Checklist of the principal combat ships of the world's navies. Corrected to July 15th 1943.

42452
RIMINGTON, Critchell
FIGHTING FLEETS 1942
$20.00 AUD

Dodd, Mead and Co. New York. 1942. 5th Printing (October 1942) of the March 1942 original. XII, 240 PP, plus 4A PP (Appendix added to 5th Printing), with tables, 18 b/w illust. (drawings, profiles, sketches) and 300 b/w photos, index of ships, etc... Blue cloth cover, title in blind on front cover and gilt on spine. Slight ageing of paper on outside edges, o/wise a near fine copy. 22.5 x 17.

A comprehensive picture of the ships and plans of the fighting fleets of the world. This 6th printing of November 1942 gives the ship casualties after 10 months of US involvement in an appendix of 4 pages at back of book.

44346
RIMINGTON, Critchell
FIGHTING FLEETS - A Survey of the Navies of the World - 1944 Edition
$20.00 AUD

Dodd, Mead & Company. New York. 1944. 1st Ed. XII, 348 PP with hundreds of b/w illust. (maps, cut aways, plans and photos). Cloth cover, title in blind on front cover and spine. Covers slightly marked, and hinges rubbed. Lacks the free front endpaper. Slight ageing of paper, o/wise very good. 22.5 x 18.

The Naval warfare in 1943, Naval constructions, portfolio of capital ships, aircraft carriers... United States Fleet list, Checklist of the principal combat ships of the world's navies. Loss as of June 15 1944.

60473
RIMINGTON, Critchell
FIGHTING FLEETS - 1943 Edition
$20.00 AUD

Dodd, Mead & Company. New York. 1943. 1st Ed. XII, 312 PP with hundreds of b/w illust. (maps, plans and photos). Cloth cover, title in blind on front cover, gilt title on a sunned and rubbed spine. Name of previous owner on ffep. Slight ageing of paper, o/wise very good. 22.5 x 18.

The Naval warfare in 1942, Naval constructions, portfolio of capital ships, aircraft carriers... United States Fleet list, Checklist of the principal combat ships of the world's navies.

72443
ROBERTS, John
THE BATTLECRUISER HOOD
$60.00 AUD

Conway Maritime Press. London. 1982. 1st Ed., in the "Anatomy of the Ship" Series. 127 PP with 11 tables, 24 b/w photos and up to 300 perspective and 3-view drawings. Title spread: H.M.S. Hood. Hard cover, dj. Errata slip pasted down on verso of title page. Neat stamp of previous owner on FFEP and another signature at top corner of title-page. Paper ageing a little around edges, o/wise a near fine copy. Scarce. Oblong: 25 x 26. 0851772501

46131
ROBERTS, Shirley
CHARLES HOTHAM. A Biography
$15.00 AUD

Melbourne University Press. Melbourne. 1985. 1st Ed. XII, 201 PP with 1 Family Tree and 41 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 22.2 x 14.7. 0522842879

Naval officer (squadron of the Plata Estuary), suppression of the transatlantic slave trade... and Governor of the colony of Victoria (at the time of the Eureka Stockade).

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.

70771
ROBERTSON, Terence
THE SHIP WITH TWO CAPTAINS
$15.00 AUD

Evans Brothers. London. 1957. 1st Ed. 192 PP, plus 14 pages with 23 b/w photos. Fp: The two captains. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price-clipped). Dust jacket is rubbed and soiled. Offsetting on front endpaper, o/wise a very good copy. 22 x 14.2.

The war records of HMS Seraph/USS Seraph. Launched in May 1942, she sunk a whale for her first patrol. Her use before the Anglo-American landing in French North Africa.

46824
ROBINSON, Anthony (editor)
IN THE COCKPIT. Flying the World's Great Aircraft
$10.00 AUD

Black Cat / Macdonald. London. 1988. Reprint of the 1979 original. Introduction by Jeffrey Quill. (8), 312 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Half title page: Swedish Saab J21A. Titlespread: Northrop F-5F. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Foxing spots on top outside edges. Very good. 30.8 x 23.2. 0748101152

47392
RODGER, N. A. M.
THE ARMADA in the Public Records
$10.00 AUD

HMSO. London. 1988. 1st Ed. 76 PP with 8 colour, 13 b/w ilustrations and 17 facsimile of documents on 26 pages. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 27.5 x 22. 0114402159

67304
RODGER, N. A. M.
THE SAFEGUARD OF THE SEA. A Naval History of Britain - Volume one: 660-1649
$10.00 AUD

Penguin Books & National Maritime Museum. London. 2004. Reprint (7) of the 1997 paperback edition. XXVI, 691 PP with 20 maps and 4 b/w illustrations, plus 24 pages with 59 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Covers with light creases on front and spine. Slight ageing of paper. Very good. 19.5 x 13.. 9780140297249

60264
ROHWER, Jürgen
LA RADIOTELEGRAPHIE, AUXILIAIRE DU COMMANDEMENT DANS LA GUERRE SOUS-MARINE (in Revue d'Histoire de la Deuxième Guerre Mondiale)
$5.00 AUD

Presses Universitaires de France. Paris. 1966. Extrait / Off-Print. 41-66 PP. Soft cover, staples. French text. Very good. 24 x 15.7.

Radiotelegraphy and Antisubmarine Warfare

18462
ROLLESTON, Charles H. (Editor)
WITH THE.. RENOWN IN AUSTRALASIA. Authentic Record and Account of the Visit of H.M.S. Renown to Australasia
$40.00 AUD

Australasian Publishing. Sydney. c. 1920. 1st Ed. 192 PP, plus 64 pages with 50 b/w photos. Fp: H.R.H. The Prince of Wales. Green card cover faded gilt title and crest. Jacket is chipped and has tape repairs. Spine split (reinforced). Ageing of paper. Contents near fine. Image shows text (P.78) and photo of Port Stephens. 24.5 x 18.5.

The magazine of the HMS Renown, December 1919 to October 1920 with contributions from different members of the crew: Captain, Gunmen,... The Prince of Wales was on board for the voyage from Portsmouth and back. Section on the Australia visit between P.49 and 89 : Jenolan Caves, Parramatta, Tamworth, Toowoomba, Port Stephens. Ports of call included Panama, Honolulu, Fiji, Auckland, Melbourne, Sydney, Adelaide, Hobart, Samoa, Acapulco, St. Lucia, Bermuda...

30155
ROSE, Susan (editor)
THE NAVY OF THE LANCASTRIAN KINGS. Accounts and Inventories of William Soper, Keeper of the King's Ships, 1422-1427
$15.00 AUD

Navy Records Society. London. 1982. 1st Ed. Publications of the Navy Records Society, Volume 123. (XIV), 288, (6) PP. Fp: Folio No. 42 of the Accounts and Inventories of William Soper. Hard cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine. Fine. Image shows title-page & frontispiece. 23 x 15.5. 0049421751

Accounts by the clerk of the King's ships covering the period during which the Navy built up by Henry V for the French war was largely dispersed by sale following his death.

45134
ROSKILL, Capt. S. W.
A MERCHANT FLEET IN WAR - Alfred Holt & Co. 1939-1945
$50.00 AUD

Collins. London. 1963. 3rd impression in May 1963 of the September 1962 original. XIV, 352 PP. FEP: The Alfred Holt Fleet, Ships Sunk in the War of 1939-1945. REP: General plan of M/V Priam. Red cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). A few small nicks/chips in the dust jacket, o/wise near fine. 22.8 x 14.5.

The long and ferocious struggle for seaborne supplies on the ships of the Holt Line. Loss of 44 owned and 8 managed ships, including Centaur off the coast of Queensland and 4 French ships.

22578
ROSKILL, Captain S. W.
A MERCHANT FLEET IN WAR - Alfred Holt & Co 1939-1945
$60.00 AUD

Collins. London. 1962. 1st Ed. XIV, 352 PP. FEP: The Alfred Holt Fleet, Ships Sunk in the War of 1939-1945. REP: General plan of M/V Priam. Cloth cover, dust jacket (price-clipped). A few small nicks/chips in dust jacket , o/wise a near fine copy of the first edition. 22.8 x 14.5.

The long and ferocious struggle for seaborne supplies on the ships of the Holt Line. Loss of 44 owned and 8 managed ships, including 4 French ships.

62358
ROSKILL, Captain S. W.
THE WAR AT SEA 1939-1945 (set of 3 Volumes in 4)
$275.00 AUD

H.M.S.O. London. 1954, 1956, 1960 & 1961. Edited by J. R. M. Butler (then Sir James Butler), in the History of the Second World War, United Kingdom Military series. Volume I: 1st Ed. XXII, (2), 664 PP with 8 maps and 26 tables, plus 37 folded maps and 44 pages with 56 b/w photos. Fp: Admiral of the Fleet Sir A. Dudley P.R. Pound. Volume II: 1st Ed. XVI, (2), 523 PP with 7 maps and 38 tables, plus 35 folded maps and 36 pages with 64 b/w photos. Fp: The Tilting of the Balance. Volume III, Part I: 1st Ed. XVI, 413 PP with 1 map and 20 tables, plus 20 maps (9 of them folded) and 32 pages with 72 b/w photos. Fp: The submission of the Italian Navy, 10th September 1943. 1 errata slip tipped in on title page. Volume III, Part II: 1st Ed. XVI, (2), 502 PP with 4 maps and 20 tables, plus 21 maps (8 of them folded) and 38 pages with 80 b/w photos. Fp: The defeat of the German Navy 1945. Errata slip tipped on title page. All volumes with dark green cloth covers, gilt title on black label on spines and dust jackets. Dust jackets slightly defective: top of spine of Volume II with piece missing, Volumes II and III are price clipped, and all are lightly soiled and with sunned spine. Front endpaper: Volume I with bookplate and Volume II with name of previous owner. Some foxing spots on outside edges, the endpapers and a very few pages, o/wise a nice set. This is a heavy item and postage will be higher than usual. Please ask for a quote. 25 x 17.

Volume I: The Defensive, from the start of WWII to December 1941 and the fall of Hong Kong. Volume II: The Period of Balance, January 1942 to May 1943. Volume III: The offensive, Part I: 1st June 1943-31st May 1944. Part II: 1st June 1944 -14th August 1945.

72810
ROSKILL, Captain S. W.
THE WAR AT SEA 1939-1945 (set of 3 Volumes in 4)
$300.00 AUD

H.M.S.O. London. 1957, 1956, 1960 & 1961. Edited by J. R. M. Butler (then Sir James Butler), in the History of the Second World War, United Kingdom Military series. Volume I: 4th impression of the 1954 original. XXII, (2), 664 PP with 8 maps and 26 tables, plus 37 folded maps and 44 pages with 56 b/w photos. Fp: Admiral of the Fleet Sir A. Dudley P.R. Pound. Volume II: 1st Ed. XVI, (2), 523 PP with 7 maps and 38 tables, plus 35 folded maps and 36 pages with 64 b/w photos. Fp: The Tilting of the Balance. Volume III, Part I: 1st Ed. XVI, 413 PP with 1 map and 20 tables, plus 20 maps (9 of them folded) and 32 pages with 72 b/w photos. Fp: The submission of the Italian Navy, 10th September 1943. 1 errata slip tipped in on title page. Volume III, Part II: 1st Ed. XVI, (2), 502 PP with 4 maps and 20 tables, plus 21 maps (8 of them folded) and 38 pages with 80 b/w photos. Fp: The defeat of the German Navy 1945. Errata slip tipped on title page. All volumes with dark green cloth covers, gilt title on black label on spines and dust jackets. Lower corner of front cover of volume bumped. All dust jackets are in a near fine condition and in protective sleeves. Minimal light foxing. A very nice set. This is a heavy item and postage will be higher than usual. Please ask for a quote. 25 x 17.

Volume I: The Defensive, from the start of WWII to December 1941 and the fall of Hong Kong. Volume II: The Period of Balance, January 1942 to May 1943. Volume III: The offensive, Part I: 1st June 1943-31st May 1944. Part II: 1st June 1944 -14th August 1945.

70768
ROSKILL, Captain S. W. D.S.C., Royal Navy (Retired)
WHITE ENSIGN - THE BRITISH NAVY AT WAR, 1939-1945
$35.00 AUD

United States Naval Institute. Annapolis. 1966. November 1966 reprint of the 1960 UK original The Navy at War, 1939-1945. 480 PP with 24 maps. Eps: Map of the North Atlantic Ocean. Navy blue cloth cover, colour device (White Ensign) on front cover and spine, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket has some chips/small pieces missing and old tape marks on flaps and is plastic protected. Bookplate of previous owner on verso of front endpaper, o/wise contents near fine. 23.5 x 16

A comprehensive work.

61023
ROWLAND, E. C.
THE LIFE AND WORK OF LIEUTENANT JOHN OXLEY, R.N. (in Journal and Proceedings - Vol XXVI, Part IV, 1940)
$15.00 AUD

Royal Australian Historical Society. Sydney. 1942. Volume XXVIII, Part IV, 1942. Edited by C. Price Conigrave. 193-272 PP with 8 b/w illustrations. Contains article between pages 249 and 272 with 4 portraits and 4 b/w photos. Soft cover. Slight ageing of paper. Very good. 21 x 14.

Read before the Society, 30 June 1942.

30104
ROWSE, A. L.
SIR RICHARD GRENVILLE OF THE 'REVENGE'
$10.00 AUD

Jonathan Cape. London. 1977. Reissue of the 1937 original. 367 PP with 1 map (Island of Flores, Azores). Cloth cover, dj. Occasional foxing, o/wise fine. 22.4 x 14. 0224013564

Legendary hero of Elizabethan warfare: Drake and Raleigh, the Armada, First Virginia voyage... Fight of the 'Revenge' off Flores Islands in the Azores..

10593
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY
WARSHIPS IN AUSTRALIAN WATERS
$5.00 AUD

View Productions. Sydney. 1984. 1st Ed. 64 PP with 123 b & w illustrations. Inside front cover: The U.S.A. Warship Brooklyn, 1901. Inside rear cover: H.M.S. Royal George, 1901. Pictorial stiff covers. Near fine. 30 x 21.3.

Collectors Edition. Arrival Australian Fleet Unit in 1913...

16650
ROYAL NAVY
SPOT THEM AT SEA! Identification Drawings of H.M. Ships of the Royal Navy
$10.00 AUD

Daily Mirror. London. 1940. 1st Ed. 32 PP with 14 b/w full-page photos and 63 ship silhouettes (scale 1 inch to 160 feet), of which 57 are Royal Navy and 6 German Navy. REP with update of vessels sunk (up to the Campaign of Norway). Pictorial soft cover. Covers lightly soiled, staples removed. Very good. 24.1 x 15.1.

The battle cruisers, battleships, aircraft cariers, cruisers, anti-aircraft ships, flotilla leaders and destroyer submarines of the Royal Navy with German battleships and cruisers, each unit with brief information.

16836
ROYAL NAVY
FLEET AIR ARM, The Admiralty Account of Naval Air Operations
$5.00 AUD

HMSO / Ministry of Information. London. 1943. 1st Ed. 128 PP with 3 maps, 6 Arm Badges and 94 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 22.8 x 17.5.

Naval air power - Eyes of the Fleet - Striking forces - Escort duties...

32381
ROYAL NAVY
ARK ROYAL - The Admiralty Account of her Achievement
$10.00 AUD

Admiralty / Ministry of Information - HMSO. London. 1942. 1st Ed. 64 PP with 2 maps and 1 engraving and 62 b/w photos. FEP: And the Ark went upon the face of the waters. REP: Gallant company. Soft cover, crest of Ark Royal on front cover. Closed tear to back cover, o/wise very good. 22.7 x 17.5.

Launch 13th April 1937, trials completed 12th January 1939, sunk by a German U-Boat on 13th of November 1941 within sight of Gibraltar.

33734
ROYAL NAVY
COASTAL COMMAND - The Air Ministry account of the part played by Coastal Command in the Battle of the Seas 1939-1942
$10.00 AUD

H.M.S.O. London. c. 1943. 1st Ed. 143 PP with 2 maps and 134 b/w photos. Fp: plotting the course. FEP: Catalina in flight. REP: Aerial view of convoy. Soft cover. Very good. 22.7 x 17.8.

Battle of the narrow seas. Protecting ocean convoys... Blockade by mine and bomb...

35572
ROYAL NAVY
THE WONDER BOOK OF THE NAVY
$10.00 AUD

Ward, Lock & Co. Ltd. London. c.1956. 12th Ed., with foreword The British Navy by Earl Jellicoe. 224 PP with nearly 300 b/w photos, plus 8 pages with 9 colour illustrations. Half-title page: Scrubbing deck & inspection of Sea Cadet. Title page: White Ensign. Fp: Visitors on board HMS Vanguard. Eps: Cartoons on life in the Navy by Thomas Maybank. Illustrated hard cover, dj (price clipped). Dust jacket with small creases and 2 chips at top and bottom of spine. Near fine. 25.3 x 19.

Why we need a Navy. The Navy's work in times of peace... The Navy and the Commonwealth, by Commander Gordon Franklin... The Women's Royal Naval Service.

35573
ROYAL NAVY
THE WONDER BOOK OF THE NAVY
$10.00 AUD

Ward, Lock & Co. Ltd. London. c.1954. 10th Ed., with foreword The British Navy by Earl Jellicoe. 256 PP with nearly 300 b/w photos and 2 pages with 40 arm badges, plus 8 pages with 9 colour illustrations. Half-title page: Scrubbing deck & inspection of Sea Cadet. Title page: White Ensign. Fp: A Depth Charge. Eps: Cartoons on life in the Navy by Thomas Maybank. Illustrated hard cover. Closed tear to front endpaper, few foxing spots. Very good. 25.3 x 19.

Why we need a Navy. The Navy's work in times of peace... The Navy and the Empire, by Commander Gordon Franklin... The Women's Royal Naval Service.

37216
ROYAL NAVY
FALKLANDS: TASK FORCE PORTFOLIO - Part 1
$30.00 AUD

Maritime Books. Liskeard, Cornwall. 1982. 1st Ed. 112 PP with b/w photos. Pictorial card cover. Near fine. 29.5 x 21. 0907771025

Photographs with brief caption on the ships (Royal Navy, Royal Fleet Auxiliary & Merchant ships) gathered to retake the Falkland Islands in April and May 1982.

39385
ROYAL NAVY
THE WONDER BOOK OF THE NAVY
$5.00 AUD

Ward, Lock & Co. Ltd. London. c.1956. 12th Ed., with foreword The British Navy by Earl Jellicoe. 224 PP with nearly 300 b/w photos, plus 8 pages with 9 colour illustrations. Half-title page: Scrubbing deck & inspection of Sea Cadet. Title page: White Ensign. Fp: Visitors on board HMS Vanguard. Eps: Cartoons on life in the Navy by Thomas Maybank. Illustrated hard cover. Front cover rubbed around edges and with water damage to its fore part. Water damage affecting the margin of 13 first leaves. 2 pages lightly soiled in fore margin. Good. 25.3 x 19.

Why we need a Navy. The Navy's work in times of peace... The Navy and the Commonwealth, by Commander Gordon Franklin... The Women's Royal Naval Service.

43883
ROYAL NAVY
EAST OF MALTA, WEST OF SUEZ - The Admiralty Account of the Naval War in the Eastern Mediterranean, September 1939 to March 1941
$10.00 AUD

Admiralty / Ministry of Information. London. 1943. 1st Ed. 64 PP with 1 battle diagram (Matapan), 4 paintings by Lieut.-Cdr. Rowland Langmaid, 7 maps and 40 b/w photos. Fp: The fight begins. FEP: Map The Italian Challenge. REP: The Navy holds the narrow seas. Pictorial soft cover. Front edged rubbed, o/wise very good. 23 x 17.8.

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.

48223
ROYAL NAVY
ROYAL NAVY TODAY
$10.00 AUD

Odhams Press. London. 1942. 1st Ed., with a foreword by the Rt. Hon. A. V. Alexander, First Lord of the Admiralty. 128 PP with b/w illustrations (badges, crests, cutaways, engravings, photos), plus 4 pages with 3 colour plates. Inside front cover: Guardians of Freedom from The World Crisis, by Winston Churchill. Inside rear cover: Prayers to be used at sea. Pictorial soft cover. Sellotape marks on endpapers. Light foxing. Very good. 18.5 x 12.5.

48288
ROYAL NAVY
RANKS & MEDAL RIBBONS OF THE FIGHTING SERVICES
$10.00 AUD

Daily Mirror. London. c. 1940. 1st Ed. 32 PP with 7 pages with b/w illustrations and 19 pages with colour illustrations. Soft cover. Covers, chipped worn and with creases. Staples removed. Internally very good. 20.3 x 12.6.

Royal Navy, The Army and the Royal Air Force. Victoria Cross, Orders, Decorations for Valour and Gallantry....

50336
ROYAL NAVY
THE ROYAL NAVY TODAY (in The Illustrated London News)
$15.00 AUD

The Illustrated London News. London. 1971. No. 6869, Volume 258, 27th March 1971. 38 PP. Contains articles between P.17 to 21 with 2 b/w photos, 1 cutaway of HMS Norfolk (at centrefold), and 49 profiles. Pictorial soft cover (Bow of HMS Eastbourne). Very good. Large format: 35.5 x 27.5.

51392
ROYAL NAVY
VJ THE FINAL VICTORY
$15.00 AUD

DPR (Navy), Ministry of Defence. London. 1995. 1st Ed. Preface by HRH The Duke of Edinburgh. No pagination, 18 PP with b/w illustrations (1 map and 22 photos). Inside front cover: Map (in colour) of Pacific War theatre in May 1942. Inside back cover: Map (in colour) of Pacific War theatre August 1945. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.6 x 21.

VJ: Victory over Japan in the Pacific.

52754
ROYAL NAVY
THE WONDER BOOK OF THE NAVY
$5.00 AUD

Ward, Lock & Co. Ltd. London. c.1954. 10th Ed., with foreword The British Navy by Earl Jellicoe. 256 PP with nearly 300 b/w photos and 2 pages with 40 arm badges, plus 8 pages with 9 colour illustrations. Half-title page: Scrubbing deck & inspection of Sea Cadet. Title page: White Ensign. Fp: A Depth Charge. Eps: Cartoons on life in the Navy by Thomas Maybank. Illustrated hard cover. Covers rubbed, spine worn. Foxing spots. Very good. 25.3 x 19.

Why we need a Navy. The Navy's work in times of peace... The Navy and the Empire, by Commander Gordon Franklin... The Women's Royal Naval Service.

53832
ROYAL NAVY
NAVAL ENTERPRISE: illustrative of Adventure, Heroism, and Endurance
$15.00 AUD

Frederick Warne. London. c. 1880. Warne's National Books series. (4), 252 PP, plus 11 plates in colour. Fp (in colour): The Life-boat Bradford saving the crew of the barque Scott. Cloth cover, decorated front, gilt title on spine. Slight ageing of paper and light wear to covers. Very good. Small format: 12.8 x 10.

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. ...

59035
ROYAL NAVY
JOHN BULL. "For God, the King, and the People" - Vol. V, No. 9
$10.00 AUD

Edward Shackell. London. 1825. Vol. V, No. 9. Sunday, February 27, 1825. Pages 65 to 72. Slight ageing of paper. 41 x 28.

60796
ROYAL NAVY
ARK ROYAL - The Admiralty Account of her Achievement
$5.00 AUD

Admiralty / Ministry of Information - HMSO. London. 1942. 1st Ed. 64 PP with 2 maps and 1 engraving and 62 b/w photos. FEP: And the Ark went upon the face of the waters. REP: Gallant company. Soft cover, crest of Ark Royal on front cover. Front cover lightly rubbed. Lacking back cover, o/wise very good. 22.7 x 17.5.

Launch 13th April 1937, trials completed 12th January 1939, sunk by a German U-Boat on 13th of November 1941 within sight of Gibraltar.

60798
ROYAL NAVY
THE BATTLE OF THE ATLANTIC - The Official Account of the Fight against the U-Boats 1939-1945
$5.00 AUD

Admiralty and Air Ministry / Central Office of Information. London. 1946. 1st Ed. 104 PP with 8 maps. Copy without the soft covers. Reading copy only. 22.3 x 14.7.

72173
ROYAL NAVY
PORTSMOUTH NAVY WEEK, August 3rd & 5th to 10th 1935 - Official Guide and Souvenir
$20.00 AUD

The Navy Week Committee. Portsmouth. 1935. 1st Ed. 80 PP with b/w illustrations. Stiff covers, illustrated front. Faint foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 24.5 x 18.7.

HMAS Australia and A Short Account of the Royal Australian Navy.

73030
ROYAL NAVY
NEPTUNE - October 1942
$15.00 AUD

Continental Publishers. London. October 1942. 1st Ed. 32 PP with 2 drawings (1 map of Supply Lines and at colour illustrations of US bombers flying supplies to China at centrefold, and 75 b/w photos. Pictorial soft wrappers (King George VI, visiting units of the United States Fleet in Britain and shaking hand with Lieut. Douglas Fairbanks, Junior, the famous American film star). Very good. 26 x 16.3.

The Royal Navy: 3 years at war. Attacks in the West. Britain calling the world. The Americans are ready. Girls of the W.A.A.F., Bomber Ferry. ...

74331
ROYAL NAVY
Notes and Orders for Officers : ANTI-AIRCRAFT CORPS OF THE ROYAL NAVAL AIR SERVICE
$15.00 AUD

The Naval and Military Press. Uckfield., UK. c. 2009. Facsimile reprint of the December 1914 original. 75, (76 to 82 notes and additions). PP. Pictorial stiff covers. Fine (mint condition). 18.5 x 12.3. 9781847348258

63352
ROYAL NAVY / SOVIET NAVY
THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS - August 25 1962
$15.00 AUD

The Illustrated London News. London. 1962. No. 6421, Volume 241, August 25, 1962. 269-308 PP. Pages 287 to 291 : The British Navy today, with 5 b/w photos and 7 drawings by G.H. Davis: Soft cover. Staples removed. Very good. Large format: 37 x 26.

Page 287: Missile "Seacat". Centrefold (288/289): Decline and fall of the Royal Navy. Pages 290 & 291: comparisons between British Navy and Soviet Navy.

18855
RULE, Margaret
THE MARY ROSE
$5.00 AUD

Ring Publications. London. 1982. 1st Ed. 60 PP with b/w and colour illust. Inside back cover: The lifting after 437 years under water. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 27.5 x 21.

The excavation and raising of Henry VIII's flagship.

38792
RUTHERFORD, Iain W.
AT THE TILLER
$30.00 AUD

Blackie & Son Ltd. London. 1946. February 1946 reprint of the January 1946 original. VI, 218 PP, plus 32 pages with 61 b/w photos. Fp: "Suilven" racing against Britain at Cowes, 1921. FEP: Map of the NW coast of Scotland. REP: maps of Ireland and the Northern part of the North Sea. Cloth cover, dj (price-clipped). Errata slip, tipped in on Introduction page. War economy paper, dust jacket rubbed and chipped and in a protective sleeve. Very good. 22 x 14.5.

Yachtsman's experiences in Peace (ocean racing, sailing yachts) and war (R.N.V.S.R. with drifters, trawlers, motor launch...).

18357
RUTTER, Owen
RED ENSIGN, A History of Convoy
$5.00 AUD

London. 1942. Robert Hale. 1st Ed. 214 PP, plus 18 pages with 18 b/w illustrations. Fp: They bring their food from afar. Red cloth cover is lightly soiled and worn around edges, war economy paper, foxing on outside edges, o/wise internally, a very good clean copy. 22 x 14.

The convoys of merchant ships in history: Tudor, Stuart, Napoleonic wars, WWI and early days of WWII.

18942
RYAN, A. N. (editor)
THE SAUMAREZ PAPERS, Selections from the Baltic Correspondence of Vice-Admiral Sir James Saumarez 1808-1812
$20.00 AUD

Navy Records Society. Greenwich. 1968. 1st Ed. Publications of the Navy Records Society, Volume 110. XXV, 287, (6 publications) PP with 1 map, plus 1 plate and 1 folded map. Fp: Admiral James, 1st Baron De Saumarez. Navy blue/cream buckram, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on lightly sunned spine. Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise fine. 23.2 x 15.5.

The Baltic command of Vice-Admiral Sir James Saumarez in the period 1808-1812.

73160
SARKAR, Dilip
THE FEW - The Story of the Battle of Britain in the Words of the Pilots
$10.00 AUD

Amberley Publishing. Stroud, UK. 2012. 1st Ed. Foreword by Lady Bader. 313, (7 publications) PP with 3 plans [Ju 87 (Stuka), Me 109 and Me 110] and 126 b/w photos. Pictorial stiff covers. Fine. 19.8 x 12.5 9781445607016

35351
SARPEDON PRESS SERVICES
MARY ROSE - Souvenir Guide
$20.00 AUD

The Mary Rose Trust. Old Portsmouth. 1985. 1985 edition. 64 PP with 35 pages of advertising material and 29 pages with 20 b/w and 78 colour illustrations. Inside front cover: Gun. Pictorial card cover. Near fine. 29.8 x 21.

The Ship, the King and the Princess. The homecoming. The "Mary Rose": Lifestyles in a Tudor Ship, Time, Speed & Distance, The Power of the Longbow... The Final Battle, the legacy.

22576
SAUNDERS, Hilary St. George
VALIANT VOYAGING, A Short History of the British India Steam Navigation Company in the Second World War 1939-1945
$25.00 AUD

Faber & Faber. London. 1948. 1st Ed. 216 PP, plus 1 colour plate on double-page and 7 b/w plates with 13 photos. Fp (in colour): Regimental Badges on the Dunera. FEP: Position of the Fleet at the Outbreak of War. REP: Position of ships lost. Cloth cover, dj. Dust jacket chipped and rubbed. Signature of previous owner on verso of FFEP. Contents near fine. 20.5 x 14.

75096
SAUNDERS, Hilary St. George
ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945 - Volume III: The Fight is Won
$25.00 AUD

HMSO. London. 1954. 1st Ed. Preface by Denis Richards. X, 442 PP with 2 grahs and 11 maps or diagrams, plus 7 plates b/w or coloured with maps (3 of them folded) and 26 plates with 30 photos. Fp: Marshal of the Royal Air Force the Lord Portal of Hungerford. Cloth covers, title on spine, dj (only front cover with flap present). Library stamp and label on front endpaer. Plate facing page 262 "Principal Targets attacked by Bomber Command , 1 January 1944 - 5 May 1945", has been removed. Otherwise a very good copy. 21.7 x 14.

18220
SCARLETT, Bernard
SHIPMINDER - The Story of Her Majesty's Coastguard
$20.00 AUD

Pelham. London. 1971. 1st Ed. 208 PP, plus 8 pages with 16 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 22.2 x 14. 0720704804

Coast protection against: smugglers in the 18th Century, saboteurs and spies during WWII. Fighting in wars since the Crimean & lifesaving and protecting the environment.

37736
SCHMITT, Frederick P. & SCHMID, Donald E.
H. M. S. CULLODEN
$10.00 AUD

Marine Historical Association. Mystic, Connecticut. 1961. 1st Ed., Publication No. 38. 63 PP with 17 b/w illustrations. Soft cover, vignette on front cover. Occasional foxing. Very good. 25.4 x 17.8.

74 Guns Ship-of-the-Line, launched 18th of May 1776... Wrecked January 1781 near Montauk Point, Long Island.

34144
SCHOFIELD, B. B.
BRITISH SEA POWER - Naval Policy in the Twentieth Century
$15.00 AUD

B. T. Batsford. London. 1967. 1st Ed. 271 PP, plus 8 pages with 25 b/w photos. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj is a little rubbed around edges. A near fine copy. 22.8 x 15.

Aftermath of WWI, Naval conferences... Naval policy in the Nuclear Age.

20501
SCHOFIELD, B.B.
BRITISH SEA POWER - Naval Policy in the Twentieth Century
$10.00 AUD

B.T. Batsford. London. 1967. 1st Ed. 271 PP, plus 8 pages with 25 b/w photos. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Near fine. 22.8 x 15.

Aftermath of WWI, Naval conferences... Naval policy in the Nuclear Age.

31860
SCHOFIELD, B.B.
BRITISH SEA POWER - Naval Policy in the Twentieth Century
$5.00 AUD

B. T. Batsford. London. 1967. 1st Ed. 271 PP, plus 8 pages with 25 b/w photos. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). Ex library copy with 1 stamp on title page and renewed endpapers. Dust jacket slightly rubbed. Very good. 22.8 x 15.

Aftermath of WWI, Naval conferences... Naval policy in the Nuclear Age.

38250
SCHOFIELD, Vice Admiral B.B.
THE ROYAL NAVY TODAY
$25.00 AUD

OUP. London. 1960. 1st Ed., with a foreword by Sir Arthur Bryant. XII, 164 PP with 1 map on double page and 22 diagrams, plus 16 pages with 31 b/w plates. Fp: HMS Torquay, 2500 tons, a frigate of the Whitby class. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price-clipped). Some chips and small pieces missing from dust jacket. Signature of previous owner on front endpaper. Faint foxing, o/wise internally near fine. 22 x 14.2.

39780
SCHUBERT, Paul
SEA POWER IN CONFLICT
$15.00 AUD

Coward-Mccann. New York. 1942. 1st Ed. VI, 252 PP with 3 maps. Fp: Map of the Pacific Ocean with principal bases (Axis & American-British). Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Spine of cover worn at foot, piece missing from spine of dust jacket. Paper ageing a little. Very good. 21 x 14.

Authoritative account of seapower in the past and present (to the Japanese attacks on Pearl Harour and the Philippines).

69908
SCOREY, Adam & PENDLETON, Emma-Lily (editors)
D-DAY - The Normandy Beach Landings in Pictures
$10.00 AUD

Iconic / Archant. Cheltenham. 2014. 70th Anniversary edition. Foreword by Colonel Stuart Tootal. 90 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.8 x 23.

The real story of 6 June 1944

13707
SCOTT, Admiral Sir Percy
FIFTY YEARS IN THE ROYAL NAVY
$50.00 AUD

John Murray. London. 1919. November 1919 reprint of the 1919 original. XVIII, 358 PP with c. 20 b/w illustrations, plus with 26 plates with over 31 b/w photos. Fp: portrait of Admiral Sir Percy Scott. Cloth covers, gilt decoration on front board and gilt title on spine. Light ageing and foxing of paper. Near fine. 22.2 x 15.5.

66186
SCOTT, Lt.-Cdr. Peter
THE BATTLE OF THE NARROW SEAS - A History of the Light Coastal Forces in the Channel and North Sea, 1939-1945
$50.00 AUD

Country Life Limited. London. 1946. Reprint of the 1945 original. XII, 228 PP with 4 maps and 30 drawings, plus 8 colour plates and 42 pages with 76 b/w illustrations. Fp (in colour): Moonlight Attack. FEP: North Sea. REP: English Channel. Cloth cover, illustrated front cover, title on front cover and spine, dj (price clipped). Dust jacket lightly soiled and with a few chips. War economy paper, light foxing. Name of previous owner (blocked out) on free fly of the front endpaper, o/wise a near fine copy. 25 x 19.2.

72839
SCOTT, Michael
THE FIGHTING FRIGATE
$20.00 AUD

Action Comics Pty. Ltd. / Pennant. Sydney. c. 1950. Complete and unabridged edition. No. 5 in the Pennant series. 146 PP. Soft covers, pictorial front. Small piece missing at foot of spine. Ex Libris stamp of previous owner on title page. Very good. 17.8 x 11.4.

HMS Brandon, the fighting frigate in western Mediterranean Sea.

44311
SEARLE, G. W.
AT SEA LEVEL
$10.00 AUD

The Book Guild. Lewes, Sussex. 1994. 1st Ed. 256 PP with 5 maps, plus 24 pages with 48 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Faint foxing on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 22.3 x 14. 0863328970

War in the North Sea, Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea (Crete, Libya, Dodecanese)...

61329
SELIGMAN, Adrian
NO STARS TO GUIDE
$15.00 AUD

Hodder & Stoughton. London. 1951. Reprint of the June 1947 original. 332 PP with 2 facsimiles of documents, 7 head-pieces & 33 b/w other decorations, plus 6 maps on double page. All illustrations by Konstance Pares. FEP: Map of Anatolia and the Aegean Sea. Cloth cover, dj. Dust jacket with chips and repaired tears. Occasional foxing. A very good reading copy. 22.8 x 15.

Escape of a Russian convoy from the Dardanelles to Syria in late 1941, through islands occupied by Germany or Italy. The author was Commanding Officer of the Levant Schooner Flotilla during WWII.

49811
SEYMOUR, The Right Hon. Sir Edward H., Admiral of the Fleet
MY NAVAL CAREER AND TRAVELS
$60.00 AUD

Smith, Elder & Co. London. 1911. 1st Ed. XVI, 429, (2 adv.) PP, plus 9 b/w plates. Fp: E.H. Seymour, Admiral of the Fleet (with tissue guard). Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Signature of previous owner, dated 1912, on front endpaper. Foxing spots on outside edges and few pages. Near fine. Scarce first edition. 22.7 x 15.

Entered the Royal Navy in 1852, when 12 years old. War of Crimea...

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.

74907
SHANKLAND, Peter & HUNTER, Anthony
MALTA CONVOY
$20.00 AUD

Collins. London. 1966. Reprint of 1961 edition. Foreword by Admiral of the Fleet Sir Philip Vian. 256 PP plus 8 pages with 13 b/w photos. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Light foxing, mostly around outside edges, o/wise a very good clean copy. 21.4 x 14.5.

Ordeal of the convoy "Operation Pedestal", 11-13 August, 1942, and of the vital tanker "Ohio".

34153
SHAW, Captain Frank H.
STIRRING DEEDS OF BRITAIN'S NAVAL MIGHT
$10.00 AUD

George G. Harrap. London. 1940. 1st Ed. 254 PP, plus 16 pages with 19 b/w photos. Fp: Rear-Admiral Sir Henry Harwood. Cloth cover (soiled). Spine sunned, war economy paper, some foxing. Good reading copy. 22 x 14.

The first year of World War 2 at sea: Battle of the River Plate. Liner Rawalpindi versus the Deutschland...

70245
SHAW, Captain Frank H.
EPIC NAVAL FIGHTS
$10.00 AUD

Werner Laurie. London. 1955. 1st Ed. 208 PP with 10 drawings on full page. Hard cover, title on a faded spine. Note to previous owner on front endpaper. Occasional foxing and offsetting on endpapers. Faint water stain at lower corner of 10 last leaves. Good reading copy. 18.5 x 12.5.

45810
SHEA, Michael
MARITIME ENGLAND
$10.00 AUD

Country Life Books & English Tourist Board. London. 1981. 1st Ed. 208 PP with b/w & colour illust. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Address of previous owner on front endpaper. Very good. 30.5 x 23. 0600368033

The influence since the first invasions, to the era of recreative use, of the sea on English society & history.

45811
SHEA, Michael
MARITIME ENGLAND
$5.00 AUD

Country Life Books & English Tourist Board. London. 1981. 1st Ed. 208 PP with b/w & colour illust. Hard cover, dj. Signature of previous owner on front endpaper. Water damage on rear cover, rear endpaper and at top fold of last 50 pages (3 pages with loss of few words in text). Still a good reading copy. 30.5 x 23. 0600368033

The influence since the first invasions, to the era of recreative use, of the sea on English society & history.

66519
SHERGOLD, Christine M. (editor)
VICE ADMIRALTY COURT OF NEW SOUTH WALES 1787-1911 - Guide to the State Archives of New South Wales - No.22
$30.00 AUD

The Archives Authority of New South Wales. Sydney. 1980. 1st Ed. Preface by B.R. Davies & I. Maclean. (2), VIII, 104 PP. Typescript. Illustration (broadsheet) of the "Susanna Christina" on Page IV. Card covers browned around edges with light foxing on covers and some pages. Overall, a very good copy. Folio: 33 x 21.

10017
SHIPPING
BRITISH SHIPS - 50 Coloured Illustrations
$10.00 AUD

J. Salmon Ltd. Sevenoaks, UK. 1972. 2nd impression of the 1971 original. A Salmon Colour book. (2), 48 PP with 1 colour photo and 49 colour paintings. Inside front cover: index. Pictorial card cover (front: Queen Mary - back: H.M.S. Ark Royal). Fine. Oblong: 14 x 14.7.

26 Liners, Yacht Britannia, 5 Merchant ships and 18 warships.

37678
SKAGGS, David Curtiss & ALTOFF, Gerard T.
A SIGNAL VICTORY - The Lake Erie Campaign 1812-1813
$10.00 AUD

Naval Institute Press. Annapolis. 1997. 1st printing of the 1997 original. X, (2), 244, (4) PP with 1 map, 3 plans, 5 battle diagrams and 5 tables, plus 4 pages with 8 portraits. Hard cover. Has about 20 lines highlighted on pages 6, 7 & 8, o/wise near fine. 23.5 x 15.5. 1557500304

September 1813.

72337
SKOWRONEK, Russell K. & FISCHER, George R.
HMS FOWEY, LOST AND FOUND: Being the Discovery, Excavation and Identification of a British Man-of-War Lost off the Cape Florida in 1748
$60.00 AUD

University Press of Florida. Gainesville, Fl. 2009. 1st Ed. Foreword by James C. Bradford and Gene Allen Smith. XXV, 233, (3) PP with figures. Cloth covers, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine (as new condition). 23.5 x 16. 9780813033204

72446
SLADER, John
THE RED DUSTER AT WAR - A History of the Merchant Navy During the Second World War
$50.00 AUD

William Kimber. London. 1988. 1st Ed. 352 PP, plus 24 pages with 55 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket is reinforce and in a protective mylas sleeve. Ex-library copy with a few stamps on FFEP, one on title-page and one on top and bottom outside page edges and a library number at bottom of spine. Otherewise this is a very good clean copy of a scarce title. 24 x 15.2. 0718306791

Comprehensive and authoritative account of the Merchant Navy during WWII. Includes an extensive index of ships.

18236
SMITH, Graham
KING'S CUTTERS - The Revenue Service and the War against Smuggling
$10.00 AUD

London. 1983. Conway. 1st Ed. 190 PP with b/w illust. (paintings, photos, plans,...). Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Foxing spots on outside edges. Fine. 24.5 x 19. 0851772919

The struggle against the law-breakers, the politicians, the Navy... Evolution of type of contraband and development of the vessels from small wooden boats to the fast craft of today.

63310
SMITH, Oliver M. (Editor)
HMS BELFAST
$15.00 AUD

HMS Belfast Trust / Macmillan. London. 1971. 1st Ed. 32 PP with 45 b/w and 15 colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. Oblong: 21 x 29.7. 333134567

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).

35880
SMITH, Peter C.
HIT FIRST, HIT HARD - The Story of HMS Renown 1916-48
$40.00 AUD

William Kimber. London. 1979. 1st Ed. 335 PP with 10 diagrams, plus 16 pages with 39 b/w photos. Title page: Renown's Ship's Crest. Hard cover, price-clipped dust jacket in a protective sleeve. Light foxing on outside page edges, o/wise near fine. 24 x 16. 0718302060

Battleship / Battle cruiser. Commissioned 1916 after the Battle of Jutland. Recommissioned a day before the start of World War II. Hunt for Graf Spee, Chase of Scharnhorst and Gneisenau...

40000
SMITH, Peter C.
HERITAGE OF THE SEA
$15.00 AUD

Balfour. St. Ives, UK. 1974. 1st Ed. 96 PP with colour illustrations (1 painting, 1 print, 2 maps and 32 photos). Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Discreet stamp of previous owner on front endpaper. Near fine. 24.2 x 18.5. 0859440109

History of 22 famous old ships preserved in Great Britain. Victory - Cutty Sark - Discovery... Foudroyant... Gypsy Moth IV...

72461
SMITH, Peter C.
PEDESTAL, The Malta Convoy of August 1942
$35.00 AUD

William Kimber. London. 1987. Revised and expanded edition of the 1970 original. Foreword by Admiral of the Fleet The Lord Lewin. 256 PP with 9 maps and diagrams, plus 18 pages with 45 b/w photos. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). Dust jacket in a protective sleeve. Ex Libris stamp of prevoious owner on front end paper, o/wise near fine. Scarce. 24 x 16. 9780718306328

Pedestal: the last attempt to relieve Malta with Convoy WS.521.S comprising 14 merchant ships.

74277
SMITH, Peter C.
BATTLESHIPS AT WAR - HMS ROYAL SOVEREIGN and Her Sister Ships
$25.00 AUD

Pen & Sword Maritime. Barnsley, Yorkshire. 2009. 1st Ed. (6), 217 PP, plus 24 pages with 52 b/w photos. Hard covers, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 24 x 16. 9781844159826

Affectionately known as "Tiddly Quid". Actions with the Royal Navy during World War II under the White Ensign, then the pale blue and white flag with red hammer and sickle while on loan to the Soviet Navy between 1944 and 1949 as "Arkhangelsk".

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.

55855
SOCIETY FOR NAUTICAL RESEARCH
MARINER'S MIRROR [THE]. The Journal of the Society for Nautical Research - Volume 68, No. 2
$10.00 AUD

Society for Nautical Research. Greenwich. 1982. Volume 68, No. 2, May 1982. Editors: Brian H., & Mrs Cecilia M. Dolley. (XII), (6), 99-236 PP with b/w illustrations (drawings... photos), plus 1 large folded plan Chatham Dockyard. Soft cover. Occasional foxing. Fine. 24 x 17.2.

No. 2 - Obituary: Captain Alan J. Villiers. Pages 103 to 126: Transportation of Horses by Sea during the Era of the Crusades (part II), by John H. Pryor. Pages 133 to 188 with b/w plates: Historic Architecture of Chatham Dockyard, 1700-1800, by Jonathan Coad.

68576
SOMMERVILLE, Donald & SCROGGY, Adam (editors)
THE COMPLETE ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF WORLD WAR I
$20.00 AUD

Citrus Media. Sydney. 2014. 1st edition. 260 PP with over 500 b/w and colour illustrations (battleplans, maps & photos). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 27 x 21. 9781925141641

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.

75472
SPAIN, Edward
THE JOURNAL OF EDWARD SPAIN - Merchant Seaman and sometimes Warrant Officer in the Royal Navy describing the conditions of life at sea during the American Revolution and the wars with France
$145.00 AUD

The St. Mark's Press. Sydney. 1989. Limited edition of 104 numbered copies (hand number 17 and signed by the publisher). Introduction by Charles Fitzhardinge-Bailey, Printer and Publisher. (6), 89, (2 colophon) PP on Cambewarra Shoalhaven all rag hand-made paper. Vignette on title page: engraving by Richard Stafford. Bound in specially designed paste papers at the Press, cloth spine with gilt title on label. Dedicatory note to previous owner at top of front endpaper signed by Charles Fitzhardinge-Bailey. Scarce. Fine. 21 x 14.8. 0947346015

Chapter IV: "Captain Phillip, R.N., and Mr Brewer" (his clerk). Experience with Captain Phillip on HMS Salisbury, of 50 guns, on a crossing from Portsmouth to Madras with calls at San Iags, Cape Verde Islands, Rio de Janeiro, Ioanna /Anjouan, Comoro Islands. . ...

71763
SPEIGHT, E.E. & NANCE, R. Morton (Editors)
BRITAIN'S SEA STORIES: B.C.55 - A.D.1805
$50.00 AUD

Henry Frowde / Hodder & Stoughton. London. 1913. 5th edition of the 1905 original. XIII, 427 PP with 13 drawings and 20 plates (8 in colour and 12 in b/w). Fp (in colour): Destruction of the Spanish Armada by storm. Marbled end papers and outside edges. Leather binding (Oxford binding) with gilt decoration on front board, raised bands and title on spine. Prize plate of the Anglican School of Southport, pasted down on front endpaper. Covers ligtly rubbed on edges. Very good. 19.2 x 14.5.

Sub-title: Being the Story of British Heroism in Voyaging and Sea -Fight from Alfred's Time to the Battle of Trafalgar, With an introduction tracing trhe development of the structure of sailing ships from the earliest times.

72624
SPITERI, David
STOKER MUNRO SURVIVOR
$30.00 AUD

HarperCollins. Sydney. 2014. 2nd printing of the 2014 original. Foreword by Mike Carlton. (6), 263, (3) PP with 1 portrait, 2 maps and 11 b/w illustrations ("True-to-Life" sketches) by Len Collins, plus 8 pages with 17 b/w photos. Stiff covers, illustrated front. Neat Ex Libris stamp of previous owner on half title page, o/wise in as new condition. 23.2 x 15.2. 9780732298913

Joined the RAN in June 1941. Survivor of the sinking of HMAS Perth on 1st March 1942. Prisoner of War of the Japanese : Changi, Burma-Siam railway... Transported to Japan on board Rakuyo Maru which was torpedoed by USS Barb on 12 September 1944. ...

72563
SPOONER, Tony
SUPREME GALLANTRY: Malta Role in the Allied Victory 1939-1945
$35.00 AUD

John Murray Ltd. London. 1996. 1st Ed. Foreword by Admiral of the Fleet Lord Lewin. XXVI, 358 PP with tables and 5 maps, plus 16 pages with over 34 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj (protective sleeve). Small Ex-Libris stamp of previous owner on front endpaper, o/wise fine. 24 x 16. 9780719557064

65132
STACK, John
ARMADA
$10.00 AUD

HarperCollins. London. 2012. 1st Ed. (6), 400 PP. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 9780007389865

A novel. 1587- Two nations. One bitter conflict.

18729
STANTON HOPE, W. E.
OCEAN ODYSSEY - A Record of the Fighting Merchant Navy
$15.00 AUD

Eyre & Spottiswoode. London. 1945. July 1945 reprint of the November 1944 original. 220 PP, plus 16 b/w plates and frontispiece. Fp: Veteran Harry Edwards, aged seventy-one. Soft cover, dj. Near fine. 21.6 x 14.

Many exploits of sailors during the first years of WWII. Convoy to Malta, Murmansk, prisoner of a surface raider, training & conditions of merchant sailors..

70232
STAPLETON, Air Vice Marshal D.C. & DONOVAN, Wing Commander E. (editors)
WINGED PROMISES - A History of No. 14 Squadron, RAF 1915-1945
$25.00 AUD

The Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund Enterprises. Fairford, UK. 1996. 1st Ed., with a foreword by King Hussein I of Jordan. Preface by The Lord Deramore. (10), 310 PP with 4 colour and 83 b/w illustrations (1 cartoon, 5 maps and 77 photos). Title page with colour illustration of The Squadron Queen Standard. FEP: Map of the World War I, Middle East Arena. REP: Map of the Mediterranean - North Africa. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 24 x 16.5. 1899808450

72492
STEPHEN, Martin
THE FIGHTING ADMIRALS, British Admirals of the Second World War
$30.00 AUD

Naval Institute Press. Annapolis. 1991. First US Ed. X, 227 PP plus 12 pages with 25 bw photos. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, fine dust jacket in a mylar protective sleeve. Small neat name stamp at top of FFEP, o/wise a fine copy. 24 x 16. 1557502536

The men, their background and upbringing and the battles they fought.

64727
STEWART, Brian
LOOKING FOR WICKHAM - Captain John Clements Wickham, R.N. 1798-1864
$15.00 AUD

The Friends of Newstead Inc. Brisbane. 2005. 1st edition adapted from the Patrick Leslie Address of 24 August 2003. (2), 30 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft covers. Fine. 21 x 14.7. 1741620309

Royal Navy Officer. Commander of HMS Beagle. Friend of Charles Darwin...

33883
STEWART, Jean Cantlie
THE SEA OUR HERITAGE - British Maritime Interests Past and Present
$15.00 AUD

Rowan Books. London. 1993. 1st Ed. VIII, 304 PP with 1 drawing and 10 tail pieces, plus 18 pages with 19 b/w illust. Fp: Battleship HMS George V, entering Rosyth Royal Dockyard. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 22.2 x 14.2. 0950993220

36176
STITT, Lieutenant-Commander George
H.M.S. WIDEAWAKE - Destroyer and Preserver
$15.00 AUD

George Allen & Unwin. London. 1943. 2nd impression in August 1943 of the May 1943 original. 164 PP with 1 plan, plus 8 pages with 7 b/w photos. Fp: Typical VEE or W class destroyer. Cloth cover, dj (price clipped). Bookplate on front endpaper, dust jacket with small pieces missing, war economy paper, o/wise very good. 18.8 x 12.8.

First year of WWII, coastal convoy duties, withdrawal from Dunkirk... lost her bow through a mine and managed to reach port going astern.

65899
STOCKWIN, Julian
SEAFLOWER
$5.00 AUD

Hodder & Stoughton. London. 2003. 1st paperback edition. (6), 346 PP. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 20.5 x 13.8. 0340824417

Historical novel.

14465
STOKESBURY, James L.
NAVY AND EMPIRE
$25.00 AUD

William Morrow. New York. 1983. 1st Ed. 430 PP with 8 maps. Hard cover, cloth spine, dj. Faint foxing on outside edges. Blind stamp of previous owner on front endpaper. Near fine. 24 x 16. 0688021344

History of the Royal Navy from the time of Drake and the Armada to the Falkland Islands crisis of 1982. The inter-relationship between the Royal Navy and the British Empire.

69909
STONE, Ben & D'SOUZA, Javie (editors)
D-DAY AND NORMANDY, 6 JUNE 1944
$10.00 AUD

Blitz Publications / Pen & Sword Military Books Melbourne. 2009. 1st Australian edition. "Commemorative Collector's" series, Part Five. 100 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.7 x 21.

D-Day landings.

68411
STRANG, Herbert (editor)
THE WAR AT SEA
$25.00 AUD

Henry Frowde . Hodder & Stoughton. London. c. 1915. 1st Ed. No pagination, 110 PP with 2 colour illustrations and b/w illustrations (15 headpieces and 31 in text, plus 7 plates with 3 b/w and 4 colour illustrations. Vignette in colour on title page. Fp (in colour): Admiral Sir John Jellicoe. Illustrated boards, title on spine. Wear around edges, brief note dated Xmas 1916 at top corner of front endpaper. A very good clean copy. Scarce. 22.7 x 18.

72210
STRATFORD, Gabrielle
LETTERS TO A GRANDSON - Memories of War
$30.00 AUD

Gabrielle Stratford (Northumberland County, Ontario, Canada). Port Louis, Mauritius. c. 2000. 1st Ed. 69 PP with 7 b/w photos and 8 colour illustrations (4 photos and 4 watercolours by Ida Talbot). Pictorial soft covers. Fine (mint condition). 19.8 x 12.8.

22 letters to her grandson. The author was born on a British Army base near Quetta (now in Pakistan) and spent her youth in northern China. Now living in Canada.

72555
STRATHERN, Paul
NAPOLEON IN EGYPT
$25.00 AUD

Bantam Dell. New York. 2008. 1st US edition of the 2007 UK original. XVI, 480 PP with 11 maps, plus 8 pages with 7 colour and 13 b/w illustrations (drawings, engravings, graffiti, paintings, portraits). Title spread: Savants measuring the Sphinx. Hard cover, dj. Fine (mint condition). 23.5 x 16. 9780553806786

68609
STREET, Lucie
AN UNCOMMON SAILOR, A Portrait of Admiral Sir William Penn: English Naval Supremacy
$10.00 AUD

The Kensal Press. Bourne End, UK. 1986. 1st Ed. (2), VIII, 9-172 PP. Hard cover, dj. Renewed endpapers. Stamp of "The Tasmanian Maritime and Folk Museum" on front endpaper. Very good reading copy. 24 x 15.8. 0946041474

Witness in the English Civil War, his role in the Dutch Wars, action in the Spanish Main.

63884
SULLAWAY, Neva (editor)
THE WAR OF 1812-1814: The Pacific Campaign (in Mains'l Haul)
$20.00 AUD

Maritime Museum of San Diego. San Diego. 2013. Vol. 49, No. 3 & 4, Summer / Fall 2013 of Mains'l Haul, A journal of Pacific Maritime History. 48 PP with b/w illustrations (map, plan, engravings, photos). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 28 x 21.5. 0944580343

The Pacific Campaign, by Bruce Linder. Voyage of HMS Racoon, by Mike Rees. The British, the Pacific and 1812, by Andrew Lambert. Decatur's Foray, by Bruce Linder.

72630
SUMNER, Ian
THE ROYAL NAVY 1939-45
$15.00 AUD

Osprey Publishing. Oxford. 2008. 2nd printing of the 2001 original. 64 PP with b/w illustrations (drawings and photos) and artwoks in colour by Alix Baker on covers and on P.31 to 40. Pictorial stiff covers. Neat Ex Libris stamp of previous owner on title-page, o/wise fine. 24.8 x 18.5. 9781841761954

74319
SUTTON, Brigadier John
WAIT FOR THE WAGGON - The Story of the Royal Corps of Transport and its Predecessors 1794-1993
$55.00 AUD

Leo Cooper. Barnsley, Yorkshie. 1998. 1st Ed. Message by H. R. H. Princess Alice, Colonel-in-Chief. Foreword by General Sir Peter de la Billière. XXXII, 448 PP with b/w illustrations (20 maps & insets, drawings, paintings & photos), plus 32 pages with 48 colour illustrations (11 paintings and 37 photos). Fp (in colour): The Colonel-in-Chief, Her Royal Highness Princess Alice. Hard covers, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine (mint condition). 26 x 19.5. 9780850526257

20508
TAFFRAIL
THE NAVY IN ACTION
$10.00 AUD

Hodder & Stoughton. London. 1940. 4th reprint in November of the August 1940 original. 224 PP with 4 maps in text. Cloth cover, dj (price clipped). Covers with some marks, dust jacket rubbed and with small pieces missing, o/wise very good. 19.2 x 13.

The end of the Graf Spee. The boarding of the Altmark. The battles of Narvik. Dunkirk...

45161
TAFFRAIL
ENDLESS STORY
$10.00 AUD

Hodder & Stoughton. London. 1938. 6th edition of the November 1931 original. 346 PP with 1 figure, and 28 diagrams or maps. Cloth cover is somewhat soiled, occasional foxing, o/wise very good. 18 x 12.

The works of the Destroyers during World War I. Chapter III: Destroyers in the Dardanelles. Chapter IV: Destroyers at Gallipoli. Chapter V: Destroyers in the Aegean... Chapter XVIII: The Australian Destroyers.

49191
TAFFRAIL
THE NAVY IN ACTION
$5.00 AUD

Hodder & Stoughton. London. 1940. 1st reprint in August 1940 of the August 1940 original. 224 PP with 4 maps in text. Front of cloth cover lightly rubbed. Few foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise very good. 19.2 x 13.

The end of the Graf Spee. The boarding of the Altmark. The battles of Narvik. Dunkirk...

52767
TAFFRAIL
THE SUB, being the Autobiography of David Munro, Sub-Lieutenant, Royal Navy
$10.00 AUD

Hodder and Stoughton. London. 1917. 1st Ed. 356, (2) PP with 1 facsimile of document and 1 musical score, plus 5 b/w plates. Fp: I join my first ship. Cloth cover, title on front board and spine. Covers rubbed and soiled. Copy lacking the half title page, the preface and the free fly of both endpapers. Foxing. Good reading copy. 19.2 x 13.

70247
TAFFRAIL
THE NAVY IS HERE - A Convoy of Naval Novels
$15.00 AUD

Hodder & Stoughton. London. 1940. 1st printing. (8), 753 PP with 3 sketches (1 plan and 2 maps). Cloth cover, title on front board and spine. Covers lightly rubbed and soiled, spine sunned. Foxing throughout (heavy at times), o/wise a very good copy 18.6 x 11.5.

3 Novels - The Fight is on: The story of 'The Sub' (P.1 to 219); The Fight is won: The story of 'Kerrell' (P.221 to 487) ; Salvage: The story of 'The man from Scapa Flow' (P. 489 to 753).

41518
TAFFRAIL (Captain Taprell Dorling, D.S.O., R.N.)
CYPHER K
$15.00 AUD

The Brockhampton Press. Leicester. 1950. 1st edition in the Brock Books for older boys and girls series, of the 1932 original. 191 PP with 15 b/w illustrations by Caney. Fp: Foxy Elliott. Cloth cover, dj (price-clipped). Few foxing spots on outside edges. Stamp of previous owner on front endpaper, o/wise near fine. 19 x 12.7.

53871
TAFFRAIL (Commander Taprell Dorling)
A LITTLE SHIP
$15.00 AUD

W. & R. Chambers. London. 1918. December 1918 reprint of the 1918 original. (VI), 338 PP with 2 tail pieces and 13 text illustrations, plus 10 b/w plates illustrated by H. R. J. Fp: If one is married.... Cloth cover, decorated front cover and spine. Covers have some shelf wear and a few small marks<; Prize plate on front endpaper. Occasional foxing, o/wise a very good clean copy. 19.3 x 14.

36867
TANNER, J. R. (editor)
A DESCRIPTIVE CATALOGUE OF THE NAVAL MANUSCRIPTS IN THE PEPYSIAN LIBRARY, at Magdalene College, Cambridge - Volume II
$30.00 AUD

Navy Records Society. London. 1904. 1st Ed. Publications of the Navy Records Society, Volume 27. Vol. II: XXXVIII, 455, (3 publications) PP. Navy blue/cream buckram, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine. Fine. 23.2 x 16.

Vol. II: Admiralty Letters (Vols II. & III.).

70846
TAPRELL DORLING, Commander
RIBBONS AND MEDALS: Naval - Military & Civil (in 3 parts) / REGIMENTS AT A GLANCE
$150.00 AUD

George Philip & Son Ltd. London. 1918, 1918, 1920 / 1917. Bound copy of 4 different issues. Ribbons & Medals - Part I (6th edition of 1916 original): (8), 13-(over) 86 PP with over 125 b/w illustrations, plus 12 plates in colour for 123 ribbons and a Military Medal with ribbon and clasps. Part II (1st edition of 1918): IV, 56 PP with over 80 b/w illustrations, plus 6 plates in colour for 77 ribbons. Part III "War Supplement", Ribbons and Medals of the Great War. 1st edition of 1920): IV, 5-35 PP with 21 b/w illustrations, plus 1 plate in colour with 14 ribbons. Regiments at a Glance, A Handbook of Regimental Badges and Traditions. (1st edition of 1917): 128 PP with , plus 4 colour plates for 2 King's Colours and 2 Regimental Colours. 4 issues retaining their original front covers bound together with 26 blank pages for notes. Royal blue cloth cover, gilt title on spine reads: "At A Glance - Vol.I". Cloth covers a little rubbed at corners, slight ageing of paper, o/wise fine. A scarce item. 18.5 x 13.

69770
TAYLOR, Frederick
COVENTRY - Thursday, 14 November 1940
$10.00 AUD

Bloomsbury. London. 2016. 1st paperback edition of the 2015 original. XII, 356 PP with 1 map and 1 plan "Coventry City Centre, 1940", plus 16 pages with 24 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 19.7 x 13. 9781408860281

45123
TAYLOR, John W. R., GUNSTON, Bill et al. (editors)
THE STORY OF FLIGHT
$10.00 AUD

Chancellor Press. London. 1984. New edition of the 1970 original The Lore of Flight. 426 PP with over 200 colour technical drawings, and over 150 b/w drawings. Encyclopaedic index with 1550 entries and hundreds of b/w illustrations (drawings, plans and photos). Hard cover, device on front cover, dj. Dust jacket with short closed tear. Few foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 30 x 27. 0907486711

61879
TAYLOR, Nancy M. (editor)
THE JOURNAL OF ENSIGN BEST 1837-1843
$40.00 AUD

Government Printer. Wellington. 1966. 1st Ed. 645 PP with 5 maps, plus 8 pages with 12 b/w plates. Fp (in colour): Ocean Bay, Port Underwood, in Cloudy Bay (1848). Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket slightly rubbed and with a lightly sunned spine. Foxing spots on edges. Near fine. 25.2 x 15.7.

Voyage to New South Wales on the "James Pattison", where he arrived 25/10/1837. Sojourn on Norfolk Island August 1838 to April 1839. New Zealand up to January 1843.

65637
TAYLOR, Nancy M. (editor)
THE JOURNAL OF ENSIGN BEST 1837-1843
$25.00 AUD

Government Printer. Wellington. 1966. 1st Ed. 645 PP with 5 maps, plus 8 pages with 12 b/w plates. Fp (in colour): Ocean Bay, Port Underwood, in Cloudy Bay (1848). Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket slightly rubbed and with a lightly sunned spine. Foxing spots on edges. Bookplate of previous owner on front endpaper. Near fine. 25.2 x 15.7.

Voyage to New South Wales on the "James Pattison", where he arrived 25/10/1837. Sojourn on Norfolk Island August 1838 to April 1839. New Zealand up to January 1843.

72546
TAYLOR, Stephen
STORM AND CONQUEST - The Clash of Empires in the Eastern Seas, 1809
$30.00 AUD

W. W. Norton & Co. New York. 2008. 1st US edition. XX, 380 PP with 23 b/w illustrations (1 map on double page with 2 insets, 2 maps, drawings, paintings, porraits ..), plus 8 pages with 14 illustrations (3 b/w and 11 in colour). Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24 x 16. 9780393060478

69624
TAYLOR, Theodore
BATTLE IN THE ARCTIC SEAS: The Story of Convoy PQ 17
$20.00 AUD

New York. 1976. Thomas Y. Crowell. 1st printing. (8), 151, (1) PP with 1 sketch plan, 1 map of the North Atlantic Ocean, and 11 illustrations by Robert Andrew Parker. Hard cover, dj. Ex library copy with renewed endpapers, sellotape marks on covers, stamp on verso of title page, shelf number at foot of spine of the dust jacket. Very good reading copy. 20.8 x 14. 0690010842

49283
TEONGE, Henry
THE DIARY OF HENRY TEONGE, Chaplain on board H.M.'s Ships Assistance, Bristol, and Royal Oak 1675-1679
$15.00 AUD

George Routledge & Sons. London. 1927. 1st Ed., in the Broadway Travellers series. Transcribed from the original manuscript and edited with an Introduction and Notes by G. E. Manwaring. X, 318 PP, (4 publications), plus 8 b/w plates. Fp: H.M.S. Assistance. Cloth cover, gilt device and title on a lightly sunned spine. Light foxing, o/wise very good. 22.8 x 14.5.

First voyage to the Barbary coast with calls at Aleppo, and Skanderun (Alexandrette). Second voyage in the Eastern Mediterranean.

74554
TERRAINE,John
MONS, The Retreat to Victory
$15.00 AUD

B.T. Batsford. London. 1960. 2nd Impression. 224 PP with 33 b/w illust. and 5 maps in text. Blue cloth cover, price-clipped dust jacket is a littled faded near spine and with a few small chips and now in a protective sleeve. Otherwise contents are near fine. 23 x 15.

61366
TERRILL, Christopher
H.M.S. BRILLIANT, In a Ship's Company
$20.00 AUD

BBC Books. London. 1995. 1st Ed. 224 PP with 1 drawings and 2 maps (1 on double page), plus 24 pages with 39 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 24 x 16.2. 0563371846

Deployment in the Adriatic Sea , and operation Sharp Guard off the coasts of the former Yugoslavia.

70152
THOMAS, Captain D. C.
BULL FORT HAS BEEN LISTED and other Articles
$30.00 AUD

Author / Harbour Master Humber. Hull. 1988. August 1988 edition. Introduction by A. G. Bell, Malet Lambert High School. (8), 37, (5) PP with b/w illustrations by E. (Ted) Beaumont (covers, frontispiece and 6 tail pieces), plus 7 plates: frontispiece, 1 photo, 1 newspaper clipping, 1 plan and 3 extracts of charts (2 of them folded). Stapled card covers, illustrated front and back. Near fine. 26 x 18.5.

Fort built at the mouth of the Humber during WWI and decommissioned in 1956.

22749
THOMAS, David
ROYAL ADMIRALS 1327-1981
$15.00 AUD

André Deutsch. London. 1982. 1st Ed. (6), 200, (6 Index) PP with b/w illust., plus 8 pages with 12 colour illust. Eps: Genealogy tree of the Royal Admirals. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing. Near fine. 24 x 17. 023397427X

The relationship over 700 years between the Royal Navy and English royalty.

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.

72418
THOMAS, Shirley
GREETINGS FROM MALTA - World War II
$40.00 AUD

Shirley Thomas / Regal Press. Launceston, Tas. 1996. 1st Ed. Introduction by Claudio Alcorso. XVI, 138 PP with 48 b/w illustrations (3 maps, 3 documents and 42 photos). Inside front cover: map of Malta in 1942. Pictorial stiff covers. Fine. 21 x 14.8. 094945799X

Malta during 4 harrowing years of World War II.

16970
THOMPSON, Julian
THE IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM BOOK OF THE WAR AT SEA, The Royal Navy in the Second World War
$30.00 AUD

Sidgwick & Jackson. London. 1996. 1st Ed. VIII, 280 PP with 2 plans, 4 maps & 147 bw photos, plus 16 pages with 20 colour paintings. Title spread: HMS Hood, undergoing trials, 1920. Hard cover, dj. Occasional foxing (spots on outside edges, and front endpaper), o/wise near fine. 25.2 x 19.5. 0283062525

38800
THOMPSON, Sir Robert (editor)
WAR IN PEACE - Conventional and Guerrilla Warfare since 1945
$10.00 AUD

Harmony Books. New York. 1982. 1st US edition. VIII, 312 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Fine. Large format: 30.5 x 23. 051754640X

Red Star in the East: China, 1946-1949... The Suez fiasco... The Gulf war between Iran and Irak.

16672
THURSFIELD, Rear-Admiral H.G.
ACTION STATIONS!, The Royal Navy at War
$10.00 AUD

Adam & Charles Black. London. July, 1941. Reprint of the June 1941 original. 86 PP with 75 b/w photos. Cloth cover, dj (price clipped). Dust jacket chipped. Ageing of paper. Very good. 25 x 18.

An illustrated account of each of the many branches of the Royal Navy.

49276
THURSFIELD, Rear-Admiral H.G.
ACTION STATIONS!, The Royal Navy at War
$5.00 AUD

Adam & Charles Black. London. July, 1941. Reprint of the June 1941 original. 86 PP with 75 b/w photos. Cloth cover. Ageing of paper. Foxing spots on outside edges. Old water marks affecting the lower part of the last 25 leaves. Good reading copy. 25 x 18.

An illustrated account of each of the many branches of the Royal Navy.

18615
THWAITES, Lt. RNVR Michael
THE JERVIS BAY AND OTHER POEMS
$20.00 AUD

Putnam & Co. London. 1943. Reprint of December 1943. VIII, 59 PP. Soft covers with pictorial dj. Very good. 21.5 x 14.

The sea fight of the Scheer and the Jervis Bay, or how a small ship and gallant crew struck a great blow for King and Country, then went down in Glory.

43768
THE TIMES (editors)
THE BLOCKADES, 1915-17: BRITISH AND GERMANS METHODS (in The Times History and Encyclopaedia of the War)
$20.00 AUD

The Times Publishing Company. London. 1917. Part 158, Vol. 13, August 28, 1917. (II), 37-72 PP with 39 b/w photos. Soft cover (rubbed). Sellotape marks on covers and on first and last page. Staples removed, o/wise very good. 30 x 20.3.

German crimes at sea.

74271
TOGHILL, Gerald
ROYAL NAVY TRAWLERS (in Two Volumes)
$75.00 AUD

Maritime Books. Liskeard, Corwall. 2003. 1st Ed. Part One: IV, 227 PP with 60 b/w photos (1 Coat of Arms of the Royal Naval Patrol Service and 59 photos of vessels). Part Two: XIII, (3), 568 PP with 30 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Part one "Admiralty Trawlers". & Part Two: Requisitioned Trawlers. Combined Index pages 534 to 568. Fine (as new condition). 21.7 x 15.5. 9780907771951 & 9781904459026

73158
TOWNSHEND BICKERS, Richard
THE BATTLE OF BRITAIN - The Greatest Battle in the History of Air Warfare
$15.00 AUD

Salamander Books Ltd. London. 1999. 1st edition in Classic Conflicts series. Foreword by Air Marshal Sir Denis Crowley-Milling. 272 PP, plus 8 pages with 18 b/w photos. Stiff covers, pictorial front. Near fine. 23 x 15.3. 9781840650815

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.

16762
TREASE, Geoffrey
SAMUEL PEPYS AND HIS WORLD
$15.00 AUD

Book Club Assoc. London. 1975. Reprint of the 1972 Thames & Hudson original. 128 PP with 147 b/w illustrations. Fp: Portrait of Samuel Pepys. Hard cover, dj. Very good. 23.8 x 18.5.

First-class administrator and one of the makers of the Royal Navy.

75135
TRIPP, Basil H.
THE NAVAL REVIEW INDEX - Volumes 1-64, 1913-1976
$15.00 AUD

The Naval Review / The National Maritime Museum. London. 1978 1st Ed. Foreword by Winston S. Churchill, M.P. XII, 188 PP (on 2 columns). Hard covers, title (silver lettering) on front board and spine. Fine (as new condition). 21.5 x 15.

3 parts: Articles, Notes and Notices / Correspondence / Book Reviews, Notices and Lists.

47597
TUNLEY, Roul
SECRETS FROM A TIME SHIP
$20.00 AUD

London. 1982. Reader's Digest Association Ltd. Reprint from British Reader' Digest. 8 PP with 10 colour photos by Adam Woodfitt. Pictorial soft cover (illustration by James Leech). 1 colour photo, 4 colour postcards and 3 folded flyers loosely inserted. Fine. 18.5 x 13.2.

30880
TUNSTALL, Brian
FLIGHTS OF NAVAL GENIUS
$15.00 AUD

Philip Allan. London. 1930. 1st Ed. XI, 299 PP with 4 maps, plus 8 b/w plates (portraits). Fp: George Brydges Lord Rodney. Cloth cover with light wear and a little soiled, gilt title on spine which also has a very faint old library number. Faint foxing. Image shows title-page and frontispiece. Very good. 22.6 x 14.8.

Lord Howe and the 1797 Mutiny at Portsmouth - George Brydges Rodney and the Battle of Saints - Sir Sydney Smith and the defence of Acre against Bonaparte - Lord Camelford - Sir Charles Napier.

49831
TUNSTALL, Brian
THE ANATOMY OF NEPTUNE, From King Henry VIII to the Present Day
$20.00 AUD

George Routledge. London. 1936. 1st Ed. XX, (2), 374 PP with 3 b/w illustrations, plus 16 b/w plates (charts & portraits) with their tissue guard and legend. Fp: Sir Francis Drake. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Spine slightly sunned. Foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 22.2 x 14.5.

Contents: Henry VIII's War with France, Elizabethan Gunnery, Pirates, Punishments, Healths, and Salutes, The First Dutch War, The Navy of Queen Anne, Fighting in the West Indies, The Naval Career of King William IV, The Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars, Trafalgar and After, Smyrna and the Dardanelles, 1922 ..

41685
TUTE, Warren
THE ADMIRAL
$10.00 AUD

Cassell. London. 1963. 1st Ed. (4), 314 PP. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price-clipped). Stamp of previous owner on front endpaper. Faint foxing. Very good. 20.5 x 13.5.

Novel. Life story of Admiral Sir Mark Hampton Hammerlock.

43425
UDEN, Grant
THE LOSS OF THE ROYAL GEORGE
$15.00 AUD

Macdonald. London. 1970. 1st Ed., in the Famous Events series. 96 PP with 2 maps and 13 b/w illustrations by Karen Usborne. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Faint foxing on outside edges, o/wise fine. 19.1 x 12.8. 356031101

Launched 1756, Battle of Quiberon Bay in 1769, foundering in the Solent in August 1782 while at anchor.

51987
UDEN, Grant
BRITISH SHIPS AND SEAMEN. A Short History (in Two Books)
$10.00 AUD

Macmillan / St Martin's Press. London. 1969. 1st Ed., in Sources of History series. Book One: 88 PP with 6 diagrams & charts, and 25 b/w illustrations. Book Two: 96 PP with 32 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Rubbed patch at top corner of front cover. Faint stains on outside edges. Very good. 21.5 x 15

Book One: The Ships. Book Two: The Seamen.

47616
URBAN, Frank
NED'S NAVY. The Private Letters of Edward Charlton from Cadet to Admiral
$10.00 AUD

Airlife Publishing. London. 1998. 1st Ed. 176 PP with b/w illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 27.2 x 21.8. 1853109045

A window on the British Empire from 1878 to 1924. 1887: HMS Rapid in Australia and the South West Pacific... 1898-1901: HMS Orlando and the Boxer rebellion...

74204
VICARY, Adrian
THE ROYAL NAVY 1914 - 1918 - A Photographic Record.
$25.00 AUD

Maritime Books. Liskeard, Cornwall. 2014. 1st Ed. 168 PP with b/w Illustrations: 2 line drawings on endpapers by John Morris and 144 photos. Fp: HMS Barham. FEP: Cruiser Caroline. REP: Battleship Queen Elizabeth. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24.5 x 20. 9781904459569

44568
VICKRIDGE, Lieutenant Commander G. L. W.
JAMES GOODENOUGH, Sailor and Humanitarian 1830-1875
$5.00 AUD

Naval Historical Society of Australia. Sydney. 2002. Reprint of the 1993 original. Naval Historical Society Monograph No. 142. 8 PP with 10 b/w illustrations (photocopy quality). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.2 x 20.2.

Occasional paper delivered to the Western Australia Chapter, 20 October 1993.

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.

72417
VINCE, Charles
STORM ON THE WATERS - The Story of the Life-Boat Service in the War of 1939-1945
$30.00 AUD

Hodder and Stoughton. London. 1946. 1st edition of October 1946. 111 PP with 1 diagram of the rescue from the trawler Gurth, plus 12 pages with 17 b/w portraits. Fp: Coxswain Henry George Blogg of Cromer. Cloth covers with light shelf wear and a few marks, title on front board and spine. Occasional foxing. Very good. Image shows title-page and Fp. 20.7 x 14.2.

55262
VOUTE, Captain P A (editor)
BROADSHEET 90 - Royal Navy
$10.00 AUD

Director of Public Relations (Navy). London. 1990. Annual edition. Foreword by Admiral Sir Julian Oswald. 64 PP with b/w illustrations (cartoons, photos, profiles). Pictorial soft cover. Covers lightly rubbed and with a repaired closed tear. Near fine. 29.8 x 21.

Pages 30- 35: Her Majesty's Ships and Royal Fleet Auxiliaries (47 profiles).

72489
WADE, Frank
A MIDSHIPMAN'S WAR, A Young Man in the Mediterranean Naval War 1941-1943
$30.00 AUD

Cordillera. Vancouver, B.C., Canada. 1994. 1st Ed. 256 PP with 5 plans, 7 maps, 8 drawings and 93 bw photos in text. Hard cover, dust jacket. Small neat name stamp of previous owner on FFEP, o/wise a fine copy. 23.5 x 145.5. 189559006X

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

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

66195
WALKER, Frank B.
THE DARK BETRAYAL
$20.00 AUD

Kingfisher Press. Sydney. 1997. 1st Ed. XII, 326 PP. Pictorial card cover. Dedicatory note on half title page dated and signed by the author. Front cover with light crease. Near fine. 21 x 14.7. 0646337661

Novel mixing fact and fiction. An Australian sailor on the trail of traders/traitors who were dealing with Germany and Japan during World War II.

56013
WALKER, Lieut. Frank B., R.A.N.V.R.
TALES OF THE SEA
$30.00 AUD

New Century Press. Sydney. c. 1945. 1st juvenile edition. 45 PP with 21 colour illustrations by B. E. Pike. Hard cover, pictorial front. Covers rubbed on spine. Ageing and foxing of paper, o/wise near fine. 25 x 19.5

35514
WANNER, Martin-Christoph
LENKWAFFENZERSTORER HMS SHEFFIELD (in Marine-Rundschau - No.72, Issue 6, June 1975)
$10.00 AUD

München. 1975. J. F. Lehmanns. Contains article from P.321 to 328 with 1 table, 1 sketch and 5 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover (Destroyer HMS Sheffield D 80). Near fine. German text. 24 x 17.

The guided missile destroyer SHEFFIELD.

74279
WARD, Arthur
CHURCHILL'S SECRET DEFENCE ARMY: Resisting the Nazi Invader
$50.00 AUD

Pen & Sword Military. Barnsley, Yorkshire. 2013. 1st Ed. XXIV, 231, (1) PP with over 250 b/w and colour illustrations (documents, map, photos...). Hard covers, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine (as new condition). 24 x 16.5. 9781848848085

18218
WARNER, Oliver
THE BRITISH NAVY - A Concise History
$10.00 AUD

Thames & Hudson. London. 1975. 1st Ed. 192 PP with 151 b/w illustrations. Fp: The Resolution in a gale by W. Van de Velde the Younger. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Ageing of paper around the edges, o/wise near fine. 24.5 x 17.5. 0500011397

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.

35262
WARNER, Oliver
THE NAVY
$5.00 AUD

Penguin. London. 1968. 1st Ed. 218, (6 adv.) PP, plus 32 pages with 32 b/w illust. Pictorial card cover. Covers lightly rubbed. Very good. 18.1 x 11.1.

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

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

68337
WARNER, Oliver
PORTSMOUTH AND THE ROYAL NAVY
$10.00 AUD

Portsmouth. 1974. Ryman Limited. 3rd revised edition of the 1965 original. 28 PP with 56 b/w photos. Pictorial stiff cover. Name label of previous owner at top of title page, o/wise near fine. 28 x 21.

69646
WARNER, Oliver
BATTLE HONOURS OF THE ROYAL NAVY
$20.00 AUD

George Philip & Son. London. 1956. 1st Ed. VII, 91 PP, plus 2 colour plates and 20 pages with 56 b/w illustrations (8 on full page and 48 of ships' badges). Fp (in colour): The First "Ark Royal (?)". Hard covers with gilt decorations on front, dust jacket with a few small chips or closed tears. Offsetting of front endpaper, o/wise fine. 22.2 x 14.3.

Fleet Actions and Campaigns, Single ship Actions, Alphabetical List of Ships with their Honours, Fleet Air Arm Squadron Honours, Naval Battle Honours Won by Regiments of the Army, Ships' Badges...

69237
WARREN, C. E. T. & BENSON, James
THE ADMIRALTY REGRETS... - The Story of His Majesty's Submarine THETIS and THUNDERBOLT
$25.00 AUD

Popular Book Club. London. 1959. 1st Book Club edition of the 1958 original (George G. Harrap). 242 PP with 3 maps and 3 drawings, plus 12 pages with 4 water-stained messages from Thetis and 15 photos. FEP: sectional drawing (simplified) of a T-Class submarine (1939). Hard cover, gilt title on spine (faded), dj. Slight ageing of paper, o/wise near fine. 18.8 x 12.8.

71668
WARREN, C.E.T. & BENSON, James
ABOVE US THE WAVES, The Story of Midget Submarines and Human Torpedoes
$25.00 AUD

Harrap. London. 1953. Reprint of September 1953. 256 PP with 3 diagrams & 4 maps, plus 24 pages with 36 bw photos. Fp: King George VI aboard HMS Bonaventure in 1941. Eps: Sketch map showing X-craft and human-torpedo operations. Cloth cover, dj (with chips and small pieces missing, now in a protective sleeve). 2 small insect holes (2 cm) near spine of half-title, fp. and title-pages, not affecting any text. An otherwise very good clean copy. 21.5 x 14.2.

Development & training, attempts against the "Tirpitz", Mediterranean & Norwegian operations, attacks on Singapore, Hong Kong & Saigon.

72395
WARREN, C.E.T. & BENSON, James
ABOVE US THE WAVES, The Story of Midget Submarines and Human Torpedoes
$15.00 AUD

Harrap. London. 1953. October 1953 reprint of the September original. 256 PP with 3 diagrams & 4 maps, plus 24 pages with 36 bw photos. Fp: King George VI aboard HMS Bonaventure in 1941. Eps: Sketch map showing X-craft and human-torpedo operations. Green cloth covers with old damp marks with discolouration on corners and faded spine. Occasional foxing. Contents near fine and a very good reading copy. Image shows Title-page and Frontispiece. 21.5 x 14.2.

Development & training, attempts against the "Tirpitz", Mediterranean & Norwegian operations, attacks on Singapore, Hong Kong & Saigon.

73328
WARREN, C.E.T. & BENSON, James
ABOVE US THE WAVES, The Story of Midget Submarines and Human Torpedoes
$25.00 AUD

White Lion. London. 1971. Reprint of the 1953 original. Foreword by Admiral Sir George Creasy. 256 PP with 3 diagrams & 4 maps, plus 16 pages with 25 b/w photos. REP: Sketch map showing X-craft and human-torpedo operations. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, top edge tinted, dj. Ex Library copy with stamps on front endpaper and verso of title page. Otherwise a very good clean copy. 22 x 14.2. 0856177504

Development & training, attempts against the "Tirpitz", Mediterranean & Norwegian operations, attacks on Singapore, Hong Kong & Saigon.

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.

39651
WATSON, Reverend Basil
A Short GUIDE to the CHAPEL of ST. PETER and ST. PAUL
$5.00 AUD

Royal Naval College. Greenwich. 1969. 1st Ed. 20 PP, plus 8 b/w plates. Soft cover. Fine. 18.5 x 12.5.

52744
WATT, Vice-Admiral James, MILTON-THOMPSON, G.J. & DAVIES, D.M.
PROBLEMS OF MEDICINE AT SEA - Maritime Monographs and Reports No. 12
$20.00 AUD

National Maritime Museum. London. 1974. Introduction by Basil Greenhill. 35 PP with 3 tables and 16 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 30.7 x 21.

3 papers read at a 1973 symposium. The burns of sea battle. The changing character of the sailor's diet and its influence on disease. The environment of the nuclear submarine.

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

17742
WATTS, Anthony J.
THE ROYAL NAVY: An Illustrated History
$10.00 AUD

Arms and Armour Press. London. 1995. 1st paperback edition of the 1994 original. 256 PP with 10 tables, 36 plans, and 249 bw illust. Fp: Cruiser Lion. Pictorial card cover. Near fine. 24.5 x 19. 185409324X

From wooden sailing ships to nuclear-powered submarines.

21014
WATTS, Anthony J.
THE ROYAL NAVY: An Illustrated History
$15.00 AUD

Arms and Armour Press. London. 1994. 1st Ed. 256 PP with 10 tables, 36 plans & 249 b/w illust. Fp: Cruiser Lion. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing. Near fine. 25.3 x 19.5. 1854091247

From wooden sailing ships to nuclear-powered submarines.

18755
WEBSTER SMITH, B.
THE WAR AT SEA 1941-1943
$10.00 AUD

Blackie & Son. London. c.1944. 1st Ed. 192 PP, plus 8 full-page b/w plates. Fp: Ordeal of Penelope. Cloth cover (rubbed). War economy paper (ageing), o/wise very good. 20 x 13.5.

Crete and the Middle East in 1941. Japanese attacks, Malta, Atlantic battles.

59125
WEBSTER SMITH, B.
THE NAVAL WAR 1943-1945
$10.00 AUD

Blackie & Son. London. c.1946. 1st Ed. 207 PP with 1 diagram and 2 maps, plus 8 b/w plates. Fp: H.M.S. Magpie. Cloth cover, dj (worn and chipped). War economy paper (ageing), o/wise very good. 20 x 13.5.

Invasion of Italy. ... Battle of the Atlantic. The Navy in the Pacific. ...

64390
WELLES HENDERSON, J. & CARLISLE, Rodney P.
MARINE ART & ANTIQUES - JACK TAR: A Sailor's Life 1750-1910
$50.00 AUD

Antique Collectors' Club. Woodbridge, UK. 1999. 1st Ed. Foreword by Walter H. Annenberg. Preface by John S. Carter. 287 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Fp: (in colour): Dancing the Hornpipe. Illustrated endpapers. Hard cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj (a little sunned). Near fine. 28 x 21.5. 9785

72572
WELLHAM, Lt.Cdr. John W. G.
WITH NAVAL WINGS: The Autobiography of a Fleet Air Arm Pilot in World War II
$25.00 AUD

Spellmount Ltd. Staplehurst, Kent. 1995. 2nd printing of the first edition. Foreword by Rear Admiral I. D. G. Garnett. X, 11- 199 PP with tables, 1 cutaway, 1 extract of log book, and 4 maps, plus 8 pages with 19 b/w photos. Fp: "Taranto", by Wilfred B. Currie. Hard cover, cloth spine, dj (in a protective sleeve). Ex Libris stamp and address stamp of previous owner on front endpaper, o/wise fine. 24 x 16. 9781873376331

61200
WELLS, Captain John
THE IMMORTAL WARRIOR - Britain's First and Last Battleship
$15.00 AUD

Kenneth Mason. London. 1987. 1st Ed. Preface by John Smith. 264 PP with b/w illustrations (line drawings by Gary Cook and photos). Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Note to previous owner on verso of front endpaper. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. Oblong: 18.7 x 25. 0859373339

38868
WERNICK, Robert
LA GUERRE ECLAIR
$10.00 AUD

Editions Time-Life. Amsterdam. 1979. 1st French printing of the 1977 US original, in La Deuxième Guerre Mondiale series. 208 PP with 3 plans, 5 maps, 10 colour and 151 b/w illustrations. French text. Pictorial boards. Few foxing spots, o/wise fine. 28.8 x 24.

War with Poland. Phoney war. War between Finland and Finland... Defeat of France.

49839
WHEELER, Harold F. B.
THE STORY OF THE BRITISH NAVY
$20.00 AUD

George G. Harrap. London. 1922. 1st Ed. 384 PP, plus 16 colour plates illustrated by Ellis Silas. Fp (in colour): The Queen Elizabeth. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Light foxing on outside edges, o/wise a near fine copy. 21.8 x 15.

38865
WHEELER, Keith
THE ROAD TO TOKYO
$15.00 AUD

Time-Life Books. Alexandria, Virginia. 1979. 1st printing, in the World War II series. 208 PP with 6 maps, 1 plan of a plane (in colour), 1 colour painting and 148 b/w photos. Half title page: Invading Iwo Jima. Pictorial boards. Very good. 28.8 x 24.

Iwo Jima. Okinawa...

72865
WHINNEY, Bob
THE U-BOAT PERIL - A Fight for Survival
$10.00 AUD

Cassell Military Classics. London. 1999. Reprint of the 1998 paperback edition of the 1986 original. 160 PP with 1 Insignia of U-305, 1 map on double page, 7 maps and 2 plans of HMS Wanderer, plus 32 pages with 59 b/w photos. Stiff covers, pictorial front. Ex Libris stamp of previous owner on half title page, o/wise fine. 19.7 x 12.8. 9780304351329

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

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

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.

61588
WHITELEY, E.S. & C.G.S. (compilers)
H.M.S. SULPHUR 1829 - 1832
$40.00 AUD

Hesperian Press. Perth. 2010. 1st Ed. V, 96 PP with 1 sketch. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.7 x 21. 9780859050203

Sojourn of H.M.S. Sulphur in Western Australia between June 1829 and August 1832.

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.

35699
WHITMAN, Captain J. E. A.
BRITAIN KEEPS THE SEAS - Some Naval Incidents During the First Two Years of the World War
$5.00 AUD

O.U.P. London. 1942. 1st Ed. 128 PP with 1 table, plus 16 pages with 8 drawings by Frank H. Mason and 14 b/w photos. Fp: The Convoy. Decorated cloth cover is soiled and sunned around edges. Neat signature on FFEP. Spine sunned, covers lightly soiled, war economy paper, light foxing around edges, o/wise very good internally. 22 x 14.5.

Battles against German raiders, sea battles in the Norwegian fjords, neutralisation of the French Navy,...

16766
WILCOX, L. A.
MR. PEPYS' NAVY
$15.00 AUD

G. Bell & Sons. London. 1966. 1st Ed. X, 189 PP with 74 b/w illustrations by the author. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). Small chips to the dust jacket, foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise very good. 25.2 x 15.8.

A reconstruction of the day-to-day administration of the Navy, from the passages in his diary dealing with naval affairs.

41651
WILCOX, L. A.
ANSON'S VOYAGE
$15.00 AUD

G. Bell & Sons. London. 1969. 1st Ed. XVI, 182 PP with 65 b/w illustrations by the author. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price-clipped). Foxing spots on top outside edge. The dust jacket has chips, closed tears and part missing on rear and is in a protective sleeve. Contents are near fine. 25.2 x 15.8. 0713515635

Anson's circumnavigation of the globe in the years 1740-1744. Flagship Centurion, plunder of the Manilla Galleon Nuestra Señora de Cabandonga...

38028
WILKINSON, B. J., STOPFORD, T. P. & TAYLOR, D.
THE A TO Z OF ROYAL NAVAL SHIP'S BADGES 1919-1989 - Volume 1: H.M.S. Abdiel - H.M.S. Avon Vale
$15.00 AUD

Neptune Books. Orpington, Kent. 1987. 1st Ed. XIV, (1), 99, (24) PP with 122 b/w photos of warships and 98 badges in colour. Pictorial card cover. Near fine. 29.7 x 21. 187084200X

71390
WILKINSON, Roni (editor)
ROYAL AIR FORCE - A Century in the Sky 1917-2017
$10.00 AUD

Wharncliffe History Magazines / Blitz Publications. Barnsley, UK. 2009. 1st Ed. Commemorative Collector's series - Part Two. 00 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (artworks, drawings, plans, photos). Pictorial stiff covers. Fine. 29.7 x 22 9781925618020

71391
WILKINSON, Roni (editor)
FAMOUS AIRCRAFT - Combat Planes in World War Two
$10.00 AUD

Wharncliffe History Magazines / Blitz Publications. Barnsley, UK. 2009. 1st Ed. Commemorative Collector's series - Part Six. 100 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (artworks, drawings, plans, photos). Pictorial stiff covers. Fine. 29.7 x 22 9772207900001 06

16757
WILKINSON-LATHAM Robert
THE ROYAL NAVY 1790-1970
$10.00 AUD

Osprey. London. 1977. 1st Ed., in the Men-at-Arms series. 40 PP printed on 2 columns with 39 b/w illustrations, plus 8 pages with colour plates by G.A. Embleton. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 24.7 x 18.2. 0850452481

Uniforms of the Royal Navy.

70256
WILLIS, Sam
THE STRUGGLE FOR SEA POWER - The Royal Navy vs The World, 1775-1782
$20.00 AUD

Atlantic Books. London. 2018. 1st paperback edition of the 2015 original. XXXIV, 572 PP with 18 charts and 25 b/w illustrations, plus 8 pages with 16 colour illustrations. Pictorial soft covers with light wear, o/wise fine. 19.8 x 12.8. 9781848878471

42386
WILLMOTT, H. P.
THE SECOND WORLD WAR IN THE FAR EAST
$10.00 AUD

Cassell. London. 2002. 1st paperback edition of the 1999 original. 240 PP with some 10 diagrams and 30 maps in colour, 79 b/w and 8 colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 19.8 x 13. 0304361275

65810
WILLMOTT, H. P.
WORLD WAR I
$15.00 AUD

DK / Dorling Kindersley Limited. London. 2012. 2nd edition of the 2003 original. Introduction by Richard Overy. 335 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (graphs, maps, facsimile of documents, plans, photos) and a 16-page "Guide to WWI Battlefields and Memorials" (pages 310 to 325). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 25.6 x 21.4. 9781409376521

Illustrated account of the first global conflict.

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.

74304
WINN, Godfrey
'P.Q.17'
$20.00 AUD

Hutchinson. London. 1953. Collected edition (September 1953) of the 1947 original. (4), 219 PP, plus 14 pages with 25 b/w photos. Fp: The Captain. Eps: Map of the North Atlantic and Arctic Ocean, with track of the convoy. Cloth cover. Slight ageing of paper and foxing. Signature of previous owner on half-title-page. Very good reading copy. Image shows title-page and frontispiece. 21.8 x 14.5.

Story of the Northern route of the convoys from the British Isles and Iceland to Murmansk and Archangel. Convoy P.Q. 17.

70060
WINSTONE, John L.
THE MARTINGALE CHRONICLES (in 2 Volumes: 1933-1941 / 1942-1953)
$25.00 AUD

LITC Press. Hove, UK. c. 2000. 1st Ed. Part One (1933-41): 265 PP with b/w illustrations. Part Two (1942-53): 278 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft covers. Near fine. 20.5 x 14.2. 9780954318321/69

Historical novel about life at sea, before the age of modern technology.

16980
WINTON, John
FOR THOSE IN PERIL - Fifty Years of Royal Navy Search and Rescue
$25.00 AUD

Robert Hale. London. 1992. 1st Ed. 317 PP with 83 b/w illust. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24 x 15.8. 070904917X

From the Air-Rescue launches of World War II, to the planes and helicopters of the Modern Search and Rescue.

48551
WINTON, John
SIR WALTER RALEGH
$15.00 AUD

Coward, McCann & Geoghegan. New York. 1975. 1st US edition. 352 PP with 100 b/w illustrations, plus 16 pages with 19 colour plates. Title-page: Bark Ralegh, built by Ralegh, renamed Ark Royal. Hard cover, dj (rubbed). Occasional foxing. Very good. 25.3 x 19.5. 0698106482

Soldier (France, Ireland, Low Countries), explorer to North & South America, raids against Cadiz and the Azores, twice arrested, his execution.

48576
WINTON, John
WARRIOR - The First and The Last
$10.00 AUD

Maritime Books. Liskeard, Cornwall. 1987. 1st Ed. 96 PP with 84 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 24 x 17.8. 0907771343

70234
WINTON, John
WE JOINED THE NAVY
$10.00 AUD

Michael Joseph. London. 1959. 2nd impression in April 1959 of the March 1959 original. 254 PP. Hard cover. Spine lightly sunned and worn at head and foot. Ex library copy with stamps and markings on front endpaper. Foxing and offsetting. Good reading copy. 20.5 x 13.5.

72484
WINTON, John
THE DEATH OF THE SCHARNHORST
$20.00 AUD

Cassell. London. 2000. Cassell Military Paperback ed. X, 182 PP with 4 maps, plus 16 pages with 1 cartoon and 24 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Neat name stamp of previous owner on half-title page, o/wise fine. 20 x 13. 0304355208

26th December 1943 off North Cape, Norway.

17740
WINTON, John (editor)
THE WAR AT SEA, The British Navy in World War II
$30.00 AUD

William Morrow. New York. 1968. 1st US edition of the 1967 UK original. XX, 416 PP plus 32 pages with 35 b/w photos. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, with near fine dust jacket in a protective sleeve. Small name stamp of previous owner at top of FFEP, o/wise a near fine copy. 23.5 x 15.5.

A generous selection of personal experiences written by those who were there. Includes contributions by Winston Churchill, John Masefield, C.S. Forester...

14444
WOODMAN, Richard
ARCTIC CONVOYS 1941-1945
$25.00 AUD

John Murray. London. 1994. 1st Ed. XXVI, 532 PP with 7 maps (5 on full page), plus 16 pages with 34 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Foxing on outside edges. Dust jacket in a protective sleeve. Near fine. 24 x 16. 0719550793

The history of the 4 years of WWII when the Western Allies supplied arms and ammunitions to Soviet Russia.

31549
WOODMAN, Richard
THE VICTORY OF SEAPOWER - Winning the Napoleonic War 1806-1814
$20.00 AUD

Chatham. London. 1998. 1st Ed., in the Chatham Pictorial Histories series. 192 PP with 300 b/w illust. Title spread: Return of the Bourbon King Louis XVIII to France aboard the British royal yacht Royal Sovereign, 24 April 1814. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 29.6 x 25. 1861760388

67253
WOODMAN, Richard
THE VICTORY OF SEAPOWER - Winning the Napoleonic War 1806-1814
$15.00 AUD

Caxton Editions & National Maritime Museum. London. 2001. Reprint of the 1998 original, in the Caxton Pictorial Histories series. 192 PP with 300 b/w illust. Title spread: Return of the Bourbon King Louis XVIII to France aboard the British royal yacht Royal Sovereign, 24 April 1814. Laminated pictorial boards, dj. Near fine. 29.6 x 25. 1840673591

36578
WOODROOFFE, Thomas
VANTAGE AT SEA - England's Emergence as an Oceanic Power
$10.00 AUD

St Martins Press. New York. 1958. 1st US Ed. 302 PP with 5 maps, plus 12 plates with 17 b/w illustrations. Fp: Ship on the starboard tack, 1565. Cloth cover, dj (price-clipped). Near fine. 23.5 x 15.5.

Her activities at sea with Hawkins, Drake.... against the Spanish colonies which led to the defeat of the Spanish Armada.

42605
WORLEDGE, G. R. (editor)
CONTACT ! HMAS Rushcutter and Australia's Submarine Hunters 1939-1946
$100.00 AUD

The Anti-Submarine Officers' Assoc. Sydney. 1994. 1st Ed. XX, (2), 490 PP with 57 head-pieces & 1 tail-piece, plus 16 pages with 28 b/w illustrations. Fp: Commander H.M. Newcomb. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Few foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. Scarce. 25 x 18.8. 064615446X

Story of the Anti-Submarine Training School founded by Commander Newcomb. Recollections and war services of many who trained there. Contains a dedicatory hand-written letter on the dedication page, signed by Bill Brown, Former Ordinary Seaman, RANR, HMAS Leeuwin. The book contains a chapter on him (W.J.C. Brown) between pages 179 and 186.

75197
WORTH, Captain Henry J.
VOYAGE OF H.M.S. "CALYPSO" TO THE PACIFIC
$30.00 AUD

Colin Hinchcliffe, "Empire Books". York, UK. c.1995. Facsimile reprint of articles published in "The Nautical Magazine and Naval Chronicle", issues of 1852. 52 PP (recto only). Soft covers, device and title on front cover, spiral bound. Near fine. 29.9 x 21.

The author, Captain Henry J. Worth of H. M. S. Calypso, sailed from Plymouth on 18th March 1846 / Teneriffe 11/04/1846 / Rio de Janeiro 18/05/1846 / 01/07/1846 Diego Ramerez (Cape Horn) / Valparaiso 17th July 1846 ... Central America & Island of Cocos ... Tahiti and Society Islands. ... Pitcairn Island ... return on 13th September 1848.

71233
WRAY MCCANN, Hugh
UTMOST FISH
$40.00 AUD

Heinemann. London. 1966. 1st edition. (12), 324 PP. Hard cover, glit title on spine, dj (price clipped). Signature of previous owner on FFEP, a few foxing spots on top outside edge, o/wise near fine. 22 x 15

Historical novel on: The Naval African Expedition of 1915-1916. 2 Royal Navy motor-boats "Mimi" and "Toutou" epic journey through Africa, from Capetown to the Belgian fort of "Lukuga" by train, non-existent roads and rivers, to attack 3 German gunboats on Lake Tanganyka. Title "Utmost Fish": the command term used to launch all torpedoes simultaneously at the target.

55235
WRIGHT, Nicolas, DONALDSON, Graham (editors)
DAILY MAIL PICTORIAL HISTORY OF OUR TIMES 1945. No. 1: Peace, Perfect Peace?
$10.00 AUD

London. 1975. Phoebus Publishing. 1st Ed. 64 PP with b/w or colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 30 x 22.3.

65738
WWII
THE WAR IN PICTURES - Fourth Year
$15.00 AUD

The Sun News-Pictorial. Melbourne. c. 1946. Australian edition of the Great Britain original published by Odhams Press, Ltd. 256 PP with b/w illustrations (maps and photos). Eps: British Bombers. Cloth cover, decoration in blind on front cover, gilt title on spine. Very good. 25.5 x 18.5.

The turning of the tide. May-June 1942 to August 1943.

65739
WWII
THE WAR IN PICTURES - Third Year
$15.00 AUD

The Sun News-Pictorial. Melbourne. c. 1946. Australian edition of the Great Britain original published by Odhams Press, Ltd. 256 PP with b/w illustrations (maps and photos). Eps: Halifax Bombers. Cloth cover, decoration in blind on front cover, gilt title on spine. Very good. 25.5 x 18.5.

The Russian Glory. April-May 1941 to September 1942.

65740
WWII
THE WAR IN PICTURES - Second Year
$15.00 AUD

The Sun News-Pictorial. Melbourne. c. 1946. Australian edition of the Great Britain original published by Odhams Press, Ltd. 320 PP with b/w illustrations (maps and photos). Eps: St Paul's Cathedral, 29th December 1940. Cloth cover, decoration in blind on front cover, gilt title on spine. Very good. 25.5 x 18.5.

Britain at Bay. August 1940 to September 1941.

65741
WWII
THE WAR IN PICTURES - First Year
$15.00 AUD

The Sun News-Pictorial. Melbourne. c. 1946. Australian edition of the Great Britain original published by Odhams Press, Ltd. 3 - 320 PP with b/w illustrations (maps and photos). Eps: Aircraft carrier and Cruisers of the Royal Navy. Cloth cover, decoration in blind on front cover, gilt title on spine. Lacks the FFEP, title-page and its verso, o/wise very good. 25.5 x 18.5.

How the War began. Then: Britain is at war with Germany, 11 A.M., 3rd September 1939 to August 1940.

42002
YOUNG, Brigadier Peter
D-DAY
$5.00 AUD

Bison Books. London. 1988. Reprint of the 1981 original. 64 PP with 1 map, 3 drawings of tanks, 90 b/w and 10 colour photos. Short note on verso of front endpaper, o/wise near fine. 28.6 x 22.3. 0861240340

12477
YOUNG, Desmond
RUTLAND OF JUTLAND
$25.00 AUD

Cassell. London. 1963. 1st Ed. (8), 191 PP, plus 6 pages with 9 b/w photos. Fp: Squadron-Commander F.J. Rutland. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Short annotations (useful) in the margin of 3 pages and 1 plate. Top corner of front endpaper clipped, o/wise a very good copy. Scarce. 21.5 x 14.5.

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.

68216
YOUNG, John
A DICTIONARY OF SHIPS OF THE ROYAL NAVY of the Second World War
$15.00 AUD

Patrick Stephens. Cambridge. 1975. 1st Ed. 192 PP with 27 b/w photos. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Pages 177 to 192 misbound. Sellotape marks on covers. Stamp of "The Tasmanian Maritime and Folk Museum" on title page. Very good. 22 x 14. 0850591856

22454
YOUNG, John M.
BRITAIN'S SEA WAR - A Diary of Ship Losses 1939-1945
$20.00 AUD

Patrick Stephens Ltd. London. 1989. 1st Ed. 288 PP with 52 b/w illustrations. Bookplate of previous owner and his signature on front endpaper. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 24 x 16. 9781852600426

Index of ships: pages 246 to 288 (printed on 3 columns).

74051
ZALOGA, Steven J.
LIBERATION OF PARIS 1944 - Patton's race for the Seine
$20.00 AUD

Osprey Publishing Ltd. Oxford. 2010. 1st edition in "Battles of World War II" series (No 37). 96 PP with 75 b/w photos and 12 colour illustrations (1 photo, 3 plans of Paris, 3 maps of approaches to Paris and 5 paintings on double page by Howard Gerrard). Laminated boards, pictorial front. Fine. 25 x 19.5.

72872
ZIEGLER, Philip
MOUNTBATTEN - The Official Biography
$5.00 AUD

Fontana / Collins. Glasgow. 1986. 1st paperback edition of the 1985 original. Ed. 786 PP with 1 family tree, 1 Organization of Command and 2 maps, plus 24 pages with 53 b/w photos. Soft covers, illustrated front. Spine sunned and with creases. Faint foxing. Name of previous owners on inside front cover and ex libris stamp on half title page. Very good. 19.5 x 13. 9780006370475