50976
ACERRA, Martine & MARTINIERE, Guy (editors)
COLIGNY, LES PROTESTANTS ET LA MER

Paris. 1997. Presses de l'Université de Paris-Sorbonne. 1st edition, in Collection Histoire Maritime. 278 PP with tables and 23 b/w illustrations (engravings, graphs, paintings, plans), plus 1 colour plate (Terra Australis according to the atlas by Abraham Ortelius). Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 24 x 15.8. 2840500914
21 papers of a seminar organised in 1996 at Rochefort and La Rochelle.
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$30

65255
ACERRA, Martine & MEYER, Jean
LA GRANDE EPOQUE DE LA MARINE A VOILE

Rennes. 1987. Editions Ouest-France. 1st Ed. in "De Memoire d'homme: l'histoire" series. 215, (7) PP with 4 tables and 51 b/w illustrations. Pictorial card cover. Covers lightly rubbed and sunned. Name of previous owner on front endpaper and title page. French text. Occasional foxing. Very good. 23 x 15.5. 273730038X
The glorious era of the French Sailing Navy. The ships, the shipyards, the manning... War at sea. Trading voyages. Scientific exploration.
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$10

32945
ALEXANDER, Commander John & WOLFF, Brian R.
FROM THE SEA - The U.S. Navy and Marine Corps into the 21st century

London. 1997. Osprey. 1st UK Ed. 256 PP with 2 cutaways of aircraft carriers, and 278 colour photos. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Occasional foxing, o/wise fine. 31 x 23. 185532671X
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$25

30738
ANDREWS, Phillip & ENGEL, Leonard (editors)
NAVY YEARBOOK

New York. 1944. Duell, Sloan and Pearce. 1st Ed. (VIII), 376 PP with 435 photos between pages 25 and 192) and 42 pages of advertising material in the data section (between pages 193 and 365). Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket rubbed and worn. Near fine. Oblong: 23.5 x 31.
In words and photographs: a vivid, memorable picture of the navies of the world in 1944. Pages 1-24: Naval chronology WWII. Pages 25-104: 167 b/w photographs of the US Navy... Pages 193-365: Data section. Pages 366-376: Index.
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$20

34847
ARPS, Th., GADOW, R., HEYE H., & Ritter von NIEDERMAYER, D.
KLEINE WEHRGEOGRAPHIE DES WELTMEERES - Eine Einführung in Beiträgen

Berlin. 1938. Verlag von E.G. Mittler & Sohn. 1st Ed., Volume 6 in the Das Meer series. VIII, 136 PP with 23 maps, plus 8 plates with 15 b/w photos. Cloth cover. Very good. German text in gothic script. 22.8 x 15.
Brief history of world power and geography (in a military perspective).
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$10

65295
AUGEY, Capitaine de Vaisseau Pierre
SOUVENIRS D'UN MARIN DE CINQ "REPUBLIQUES"

Rennes. 2002. Editions du Gerfaut. 1st Ed. 378, (6) PP with drawings by Capitaine de Vaisseau Max-Pierre Moulin., and 5 b/w photos by the author. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Very good. 22 x 14.5. 291462204X
Joined in 1939 the French Navy of the (3rd) French Republic, World War II with Etat Français / Vichy France, and the Free French, then 4th and 5th (French) Republic.
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$15

37077
AXELROD, Alan & PHILLIPS, Charles
The Macmillan Dictionary of MILITARY BIOGRAPHY

New York. 1998. Macmillan USA. 1st Ed. XI, (3), 463 PP with 47 b/w illust. Hard cover, cloth spine. Fine. 23.8 x 19. 0028619943
From Abd-El-Kader and Abrams... to Yen Hsi-Shan and Zhukov.
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$10

55488
BACHMANN, Hans R.
DE POLSKE UNDERVANDSBADE og deres indflydelse pa den tyske sokrigsforelse i Ostersoen under septemberfelttoket 1939

Copenhagen. 1969. Fr. G. Knudtzons Bogtrykkeri A/S Extract from Tidsskrift for Sovaesen. 281-292 & 329-350 PP with 1 diagram, 2 maps and 8 b/w photos. Soft cover. Dedicatory note to Jürg Meister, historian dated and signed by the author. Danish text. Near fine. 20 x 12.5.
Submarines of Poland during WWII.
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$10

37244
BACKER DIRKS, F.C.
DE GOUVERNEMENTS MARINE, In Het Voormalige Nederlands-Indie 1861-1949 (in haar verschillende tijdsperioden geschets, I)

Amsterdam. 1985. De Boer Maritiem. 1st Ed. Volume I: 336 PP with 6 maps and 198 b/w illust. Many facsimiles of documents in texts. Hard cover, dj (closed tears). Near fine. Dutch text. 30 x 23. 9022818829
The government Navy in the former Dutch East Indies between 1861 and the end of the 19th century. Various administrations and services such as hydrography and transport. Chapters on former Dutch New Guinea (Irian Jaya).
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$30

37245
BACKER DIRKS, F.C.
DE GOUVERNEMENTS MARINE, In Het Voormalige Nederlands-Indie 1861-1949 (in haar verschillende tijdsperioden geschests, II)

Amsterdam. 1986. De Boer Maritiem. 1st Ed. Volume II: 359 PP with 6 maps and 281 b/w illust. Many facsimiles of documents in texts. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. Dutch text. 30 x 23. 9022818837
The government Navy in the former Dutch East Indies between 1894 and 1925. Various administrations and services such as hydrography and transport. Chapters on former Dutch New Guinea (Irian Jaya).
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$30

65239
BARNETT, Joel
"RISE OF THE GERMAN NAVY AFTER 1918" - Data Notes

Brisbane. 1969. World Ship Society - Queensland. Special publication 1/69, April 1969. (2), 10 PP (typescript) with 2 tables. Soft cover, staples. Ageing of paper. Very good. Foolscap: 32 x 20.8.
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$5

71139
BARRATT, Glynn
THE RUSSIAN NAVY AND AUSTRALIA TO 1825, The Days Before Suspicion

Melbourne. 1979. Hawthorn Press. 1st Ed. V, 118 PP with 2 maps, plus 4 b/w plates. Hard cover, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 22 x 14.5. 0725602287
A survey of the Russians' early visits to Australia: social, naval & scientific activities.
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$20

56205
BATEMAN, Sam (editor)
MARITIME COOPERATION IN THE ASIA-PACIFIC REGION: Current Situation and Prospects

Canberra. 1999. Strategic and Defence Studies Centre / ANU. 1st Ed. Canberra Papers on Strategy and Defence No. 132. XXII, 193 PP with 2 maps and 3 tables. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 20.6 x 14.5. 0731527593
Papers presented at the 5th meeting of the working group held in Kuala Lumpur, 17 & 18 november 1998.
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$35

56206
BATEMAN, Sam and BATES, Stephen (editors)
REGIONAL MARITIME MANAGEMENT & SECURITY

Canberra. 1998. Strategic and Defence Studies Centre / ANU. 1st Ed. Canberra Papers on Strategy and Defence No. 124. XXIV, 209 PP with 3 maps and 4 tables. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 20.6 x 14.5. 0731527305
Papers presented at the 3rd meeting of the working group held in Bangkok, 30 May - 1 June 1997.
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$35

56150
BATEMAN, Sam and SHERWOOD, Dick (editors)
STRATEGIC CHANGE AND NAVAL ROLES: Issues for a Medium Naval Power

Canberra. 1993. Strategic and Defence Studies Centre / ANU. 1st Ed. Canberra Papers on Strategy and Defence No. 102. (10), 216 PP. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 20.6 x 14.5. 0731518624
Proceedings of the Maritime Strategic issues workshop held at HMAS Creswell, November 1992.
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$30

35130
BATHE, Dr. Rolf
DER KAMPF UM DIE NORDSEE - Chronik des Luft= und Seekrieges im Winter 1939/40 und des Norwegischen Feldzuges

Berlin. 1941. Gerhard Stalling. 1st Ed. 310, (2) PP with 7 maps, plus 20 pages with 34 b/w photos. FEP: Map of the North Sea. Hard cover. Ageing of paper, stamp of previous owner on half title page. Very good. German text in Gothic script. 20.5 x 13.
German chronicle of the war at sea and in the air during the Winter 1939/40 and the campaign in Norway.
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$15

34341
BAYER v. BAYERSBURG, Heinrich
SCHIFF VERLASSEN! 1914-1918

Wien. 1965. Bergland Verlag. 1st Ed. Volume 316/318 in the Osterreich-Reihe series. 132, (4 adv.) PP, plus 10 pages with 14 b/w illust. Soft cover. German text. Foxing. Near fine. 17.8 x 11.5.
The forsaken Fleet 1914-1918.
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$5

51445
BAYLE, Luc-Marie & MORDAL, Jacques
LA MARINE EN BOIS

Paris. 1978. Librairie Arthème Fayard. 1st Ed. 209, (7) PP with b/w illustrations (drawings, engravings, paintings & photos). Eps: 10 figureheads. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket with a short closed tear. French text. Near fine. 28.3 x 24.8. 2213005249
Le Soleil Royal... La Flore... L' Astrolabe...
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$30

44367
BEHRMANN, Max Th.
HINTER DEN KULISSEN DES MANDSCHURISCHEN KRIEGSTHEATERS - Lose Blatter aus dem Tagebuche eines Kriegskorrespondenten

Berlin. 1905. Schwetschte und Sohn. 1st Ed. 368 P, plus 1 map (South West Mandchuria) on double page. Cloth cover, decorated front cover (flags of Russia and Japan in colour). Lower corner of both covers faded. Slight ageing of paper. Internally very clean. Scarce. German text in Gothic script. 19 x 13.
Behind the scenes of the Russo Japanese war of 1905, in Manchuria.
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$20

44141
BEKKER, C. D.
SWASTIKA AT SEA - The Struggle and Destruction of the German Navy, 1939-1945

London. 1953. William Kimber. 1st Ed. 207 PP with 1 map, plus 28 pages with 48 b/w photos. Fp: 2 views of the ramming of Leipzig by Prinz Eugen. Cloth cover. Spine sunned and foxed, hinge of back cover starting. Free fly of front endpaper missing. Foxing. Good reading copy. 22 x 14.
The war at sea, seen through German eyes.
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$5

38047
BENNETT, Geoffrey
NAVAL BATTLES OF THE FIRST WORLD WAR

London. 1974. Pan Books. 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
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$5

52473
BENNETT, Geoffrey
NAVAL BATTLES OF THE FIRST WORLD WAR

London. 1983. Pan Books. 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
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$5

47508
BENOIST, Marc
MARINE ET MARINS DE FRANCE

Paris. c. 1939. J. De Gigord 1st Ed., in the Tout pour Tous series. 128 PP with b/w illustrations (1 cut-away, 11 profiles, drawings, engravings, sketch plans and photos). Pictorial soft cover. Slight ageing and foxing of paper. Name of previous owner inside front cover, o/wise very good. French text. 18.5 x 13.8.
French Navy prior World War II.
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$10

43829
BEQUIGNON, Jean-Yves & ROZEN, André
L'ETOILE ET LA BELLE POULE

Paris. 2000. Institut Océanographique. 1st Ed. 128 PP with 5 facsimile of documents, 17 b/w photos, and colour illustrations (diagrams, 1 map, 1 chart, 8 pages of plans and cutaway, photos), plus 1 folded plan (recto: sailing plan, and verso: line drawngs). Laminated pictorial stiff covers. Fine. French text. 28 x 21.3. 2903581258
Training schooners of the French Navy, built 1932.
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$40

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

London. 1989. Temple Press/Aerospace. Reprint of the 1988 original. 319 PP with 14 3-view and cutaway drawings, 250 colour profiles and over 500 photographs in text. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 30.2 x 23. 0600332748
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$10

42527
BLECHMAN, Barry M. & BERMAN, Robert P. (editors)
GUIDE TO FAR EASTERN NAVIES

Annapolis. 1978. Naval Institute Press. 1st Ed. XIV, 586 PP with tables, ships' profiles, maps & numerous b/w photos. Eps: Map of the North Pacific Ocean. Cloth cover. Bookplate on front endpaper. Faint foxing. Near fine. Oblong: 15.8 x 23.4. 0870217976
Comprehensive and authoritative description of the navies of the People's Republic of China, Japan, Republic of China, Republic of Korea, Democratic People's Republic of Korea, Philippines.
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$10

35170
BLOHM + VOSS
MEKO 360 Frigate, Short Description

Hamburg. 1983. Blohm + Voss A.G. 1st Ed. Brochure: 4 PP with 1 plan, 1 profile, and 4 colour photos. Pictorial cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21.
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$5

34868
BOELEN, Vice-Admiral J. Jzn
HET MERKWAARDIG DAGBOEK VAN EEN NEDELANDSCH ZEEMAN 1795-1860, Naar het Memoriaal van Vice-Admiraal J. BOELEN Jzn - De Napoleontische Tijd

Amsterdam. 1942. J. H. De Bussy. 1st edition, adapted by Kapt. J. Oderwald. 216 PP with 6 text illustrations, plus 1 b/w plate (Portrait of Jacobus Boelen). Hard cover, gilt title on cloth spine, illustrated front cover. Signature on front endpaper, ageing of paper, o/wise very good. Dutch text. 23.5 x 15.8.
Diaries of a remarkable Dutch seamen, Vice Admiral Jacobus Boelen, during the Napoleonic period.
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$15

44112
BOOTH, Ken
LAW, FORCE AND DIPLOMACY AT SEA

London. 1985. George Allen & Unwin. 1st paperback edition. XIV, 231 PP with 4 maps and 7 tables, plus 1 folded map. Pictorial soft cover. Name of previous owner on half title page, small chip on lower front cover, o/wise fine. 23.4 x 15.4. 0043410286
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$10

65495
BOULAIRE, Alain
BREST AU TEMPS DE LA ROYALE

Brest. 1989. Editions de la Cité. 1st Ed. Preface by Yves La Prairie. 332, (4) PP with 24 b/w illustrations by Bruno Pondaven. Laminated boards, pictorial front. Name of previous owner at top of half title page. French text. Near fine. 22.7 x 15.5. 2851860488
Brest: City and Naval Base between Richelieu and Napoleon.
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$30

32766
BRADFORD, James C. (editor)
ADMIRALS OF THE NEW STEEL NAVY: Makers of the American Naval Tradition 1880-1930

Annapolis. 1990. Naval Institute Press. 1st printing. XXII, (2), 427, (3) PP with 44 b/w illustrations. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. A little browning of paper around edges, o/wise fine. 23.3 x 15.2. 0870210033
Biographies of 13 American Admirals. Stephen B. Luce: Intellectual leader of the new navy, by John B. Hattendorf. Alfred Thayer Mahan: Christian expansionist, navalist and historian, by Rober Seager II...
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$25

31810
BREYER, Siegfried
GUIDE TO THE SOVIET NAVY

Annapolis. 1971. United States Naval Institute. 3rd printing in November 1971 of the 1970 US original, translated from the German by Lt. Cdr. M.W. Henley. XIV, 354 PP with tables and bw illust. (maps, plans, profiles, photos...). Fp: A Kashin-class guided-missile destroyer conducts air-defense exercises in the Pacific. Eps: Map of the Soviet Union, with major Naval Bases and Ports. Hard cover, title on front cover and spine. Dust jacket has closed tears and a small piece missing, bookplate previous owner on half title page. Very good. Oblong: 16 x 21. 0870212370
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$10

42526
BREYER, Siegfried & POLMAR, Norman
GUIDE TO THE SOVIET NAVY

Annapolis. 1977. Naval Institute Press. 2nd edition of the 1970 English original. X, 610 PP with tables and b/w illust. (maps, plans, profiles, photos...). Fp: VTOL Carrier of the Kiev class. Eps: Naval review. Cloth cover. Faint foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. Oblong: 16 x 23.5. 0870212389
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$10

67277
BRIDGE, Vice-Admiral Cyprian A.G. (editor)
HISTORY OF THE RUSSIAN FLEET during the Reign of Peter the Great, by a Contemporary Englishman (1724)

London. 1899. Navy Records Society. 1st Ed. Volume XV of the Navy Records Society. XXVI, 161, (3) PP with tables. Navy blue/cream buckram, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine. Spine repaired at front hinge. Occasional foxing, ageing of paper. Very good. 24 x 16.
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$45

69863
BROMBY, Robin
GERMAN RAIDERS OF THE SOUTH SEAS

Sydney. 1985. Doubleday. 1st Ed. 208 PP with 3 maps, and 85 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Foxing on top outside edge. Near fine. 26.4 x 18.8. 0868240931
War to evict the Germans from their Pacific possessions: the Emden, the Wolf and the See Adler.
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$35

12064
BRUCE, Robert H.
INDIAN OCEAN NAVIES, Technological Advances and Regional Security

Perth. 1990. Centre for Indian Ocean Regional Studies. 1st Ed. No. 4 in Studies in Indian Ocean Maritime Affairs series. VIII, 150 PP with tables. Soft cover. Fine. 21 x 15. 0908155638
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$15

13216
BRUCE, Robert H. (editor)
THE MODERN INDIAN NAVY AND THE INDIAN OCEAN, Developments and Implications

Perth. 1989. Centre for Indian Ocean Regional Studies. 1st Ed. No. 2 in Studies in Indian Ocean Maritime Affairs series X, 168 PP with 1 map and 6 tables in text. Card cover. Fine. 20.5 x 14.5. 0908155638
India and its Ocean, foundations of India Naval power, sources of this expansion, implications for Pakistan and Australia.
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$20

22787
BUENZLE, Fred J. & DAY, A. Grove
BLUEJACKET, An Autobiography

New York. 1939. W.W. Norton. 1st Ed., with a preface by Captain Felix Riesenberg. 363 PP with 23 head pieces, & vignette on title page by Charles E. Pont. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj. Copy signed by Pauline Buenzle Streiff. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 22.7 x 15.
The US Navy between the Civil War and the War against Spain, transition from sailing ships to the Dreadnoughts. The author a Chief Yeoman, joined the US Navy at 15, in the days of sails and wooden ships. Service on the China Coasts... War against Spain and Battle of Santiago.
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$30

52874
CAROFF, Capitaine de Frégate (editor)
LA CAMPAGNE DE NORVEGE 1940

Paris. 1955. Service Historique de la Marine. 1st Ed. XII, 200 PP with tables and 3 organigrams, plus folder containing 23 large charts (most of them folded). Soft cover. French text. Fine. 28 x 21.
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$50

18648
CARRISON, Daniel J.
THE NAVY FROM WOOD TO STEEL 1860-1890

New York. 1965. Franklin Watts. 1st Ed. in the Watts Histories of the United States Navy series. (6), 186 PP plus 16 pages with 34 bw illust. Cloth cover, dj. (price clipped). Dust jacket chipped and rubbed. Stamp of previous owner on front endpaper. Very good. 24 x 16.4.
The Civil War and the actions of the Union and Confederacy Navies. Subsequent changes in naval strategy and rise of steel hulls in combat.
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$20

50885
CARRUTHERS, Steven L.
JAPANESE SUBMARINE RAIDERS, 1942: A Maritime Mystery

Sydney. 2006. Casper Publications. Revised edition of the 1982 original. 264 PP with 1 plan, 4 graphs, 8 maps and 63 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Dedicatory note on front endpaper signed by the author. A fine copy. 23 x 16. 0977506304
Japanese midget submarine against the US defences at Pearl Harbour, the British forces at Diego Suarez and in Sydney Harbour.
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$35

69288
CARRUTHERS, Steven L.
JAPANESE SUBMARINE RAIDERS, 1942: A Maritime Mystery

Sydney. 2006. Casper Publications. Revised edition of the 1982 original. 264 PP with 1 plan, 4 graphs, 8 maps and 63 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Brief hand written note on page facing title page, o/wise a near fine copy. 23 x 16. 0977506304
Japanese midget submarine against the US defences at Pearl Harbour, the British forces at Diego Suarez and in Sydney Harbour.
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$20

52262
CENTRO NAVAL
LAS ARMADAS DEL ANO / THE NAVIES OF THE YEAR 2002

Buenos Aires. 1988. Centro Naval. Extraordinary Issue. Bulletin No. 750/751. Volume 105, July-December 1987. Presentation message by Vice Admiral Jorge A. Desimoni. 385-720 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (crests, flags, maps, plans, photos) and advertising material. Pictorial soft cover. Covers slightly soiled with light weear. Occasional foxing. Texts in Spanish and English. Near fine. Oblong: 19.8 x 22.4.
Bulletin published for 105th anniversary of Centro Naval. Argentine Naval industry.
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$20

40511
CHACK, Paul
LA ROUTE DES INDES SAUVEE PAR LA FRANCE

Paris. 1937. Les Editions de France. 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).
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$10

47327
CHACK, Paul
LES PRODIGIEUSES BATAILLES DU BAILLI DE SUFFREN

Paris. 2003. Editions du Gerfaut. Reprint of the rare 1944 original (500 copies). 192 PP with head and tail pieces, 2 maps and 2 battle diagrams. Fp: Wooden bust of Pierre-André de Suffren. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 21.9 x 14.5. 2914622279
Naval battles in the Indian Ocean between February 1782 and June 1783.
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$20

56188
CHACK, Paul
PETITS NAVIRES GRANDES LUTTES

Paris. 1938. Les Editions de France. 1st Ed., in collection Marins à la Bataille. 117, (3) PP with 1 battle diagram, 3 maps and 15 b/w illustrations by Haffner. Pictorial soft cover. Ageing of paper. French text. Very good. 19 x 14.
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$10

52721
CHANTRAIN, J. P., PIED, R. & SMEETS, R.
THE GERMAN SAILOR IN WORLD WAR TWO

London. 1995. Arms and Armour Press. 1st Ed., in the Fotofax series Soldiers. No pagination, 48 PP with 84 b/w photos and 10 pages with over 34 drawings (uniforms, insignias, badges). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 24.5 x 18.8. 1854090380
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$5

42438
CHAPELLE, Howard I.
THE HISTORY OF THE AMERICAN SAILING NAVY - The Ships and their Development

New York. c. 1970. Bonanza Books. Reprint (H) of the 1949 original published by W. W. Norton. XXII, 558 PP with 155 text figures, plus 16 plates with half-tone reproduction and 64 pages with 32 double-page plans. Fp (in colour): Painting of President & Endymion. Hard cover with cloth spine, decorated front cover, dj a little rubbed. Foxing on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 26 x 19.5.
Full story of the building of the U.S. sailing navy from colonial times to the last all-sail man-of-war, prior to the Civil War.
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$50

45540
CHEEMA, Pervaiz Iqbal
THE ARMED FORCES OF PAKISTAN

Sydney. 2002. Allen & Unwin. 1st Ed. in The Armed Forces of Asia series. XX, 220 PP with 3 tables and 4 maps. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 22.8 x 15. 1865081191
Defense administration. Evolution of the Army, Navy, Air Force...
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$15

43535
CHEEMA, Pervaiz Iqbal
CONFLICT AND COOPERATION IN THE INDIAN OCEAN: Pakistan's Interests and Choices

Canberra. 1980. Strategic and Defence Studies Centre / ANU. 1st Ed., No. 23 in the Canberra Papers on Strategy and Defence series. (10), 80 PP with 1 map. Soft cover. Fine. 20.3 x 14.2. 0908160836
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$10

62736
COCCHIA, Admiral Aldo
SUBMARINES ATTACKING, Adventures of Italian Naval Forces

London. 1956. William Kimber. 1st English edition. 204, (4 publications) PP, plus 8 pages with 14 b/w photos. Fp: An Italian submarine captured on a raiding cruise in the Mediterranean. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Image shows title-page and frontispiece. Free fly of front endpaper missing. Occasional foxing, o/wise a very good clean copy. Scarce. 22 x 14.5.
Italian submarines in the Atlantic and the Mediterranean. Human torpedoes at Alexandria and Gibraltar...
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$20

16894
COINDREAU, Roger
ECOLE NAVALE

Casablanca. c.1959. Livre d'Or. 1st Ed., in the series Livres d'Or des Grandes Ecoles Françaises. 162 PP with 190 b/w illust. (photos, paintings, cartoons, ...). Marbled eps. Gilt-engraved hard cover & spine. Spine damaged at foot and repaired, o/wise internally near fine. French text. 31.8 x 24.5.
Story of the different colleges which have, since 1627, prepared the officers to serve the King's and later the Nation's Navy. The French equivalent to Dartmouth or the Annapolis Naval Institute.
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$60

67686
CORRE, Bruno
MARINES, L'Album de Photos d'un Medecin de Marine du Second Empire

Cherbourg. 1990. Editions de la Presse de la Manche. 1st Ed. 152 PP with b/w photos & drawings. Blue cloth cover with dj Dust jacket is a little soiled, o/wise near fine. French text. 32 x 23.5. 2878070445
The author was a doctor with the French Navy. Between 1858 & 1869, he took photos of the dockyards, shipyards, ports, vessels and the people manning them.
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$45

43836
CORSINI, Capitano di Vascello Andrea & RESTANY, Pierre
AMERIGO VESPUCCI

Milano. 1986. Dante Bigji. Revised edition of the 1983 original. 173 PP with colour photographs between pages 27 and 171. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover, dj. Fine. Italian and English text. 30.5 x 24.5.
Three-masted sailing ship (with auxiliary engine power) of the Italian Navy. Launched 22 February 1931 at the Italian naval dockyard of Castellammare di Stabia.
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$75

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

London. 1977. Collins. 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.
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$20

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

London. 1977. Book Club Associates. Reprint of the 1977 original. (6), 314 PP with b/w illust. (maps, photos, tables). Title-page: Convoy. FEP: Mappemonde of WWII. REP: Type VIIc U-Boat. Hard cover, dj. Very good. 26 x 19.6.
The battle which spanned all the war years in European waters.
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$15

44692
CRAWFORD, Steve
TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY WARSHIPS - Surface Combatants of Today's Navies

London. 2002. Brown Partworks. 1st Ed. 96 PP with 90 colour photos, and 90 detailed specifications tables. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Fine. 28.6 x 22.4. 184044097X
Each of these 90 warships with displacement, dimensions, performance and summary of career.
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$10

68365
D'ALBAS, Andrieu
DEATH OF A NAVY, The Fleets of the Mikado in the Second World War 1941-1945

London. 1957. Robert Hale. 1st UK edition, translated from the French original by Anthony Rippon. 224 PP, plus 16 pages with 21 b/w photos and a large folded map of Western Pacific with 4 insets. Fp: Crew inspection on board "Ashigara" at Kiel. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). Offsetting on endpapers and faint foxing. Dust jacket with light shelf wear, o/wise a near fine copy. 21 x 14.
The French author, married to the daughter of a Japanese Admiral, describes the initial Japanese successes and their stubborn defence.
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$35

21275
DALZELL, George W.
THE FLIGHT FROM THE FLAG, The Continuing Effect of the Civil War upon the American Carrying Trade

Chapel Hill, N.C. 1940. Univ. of North Carolina Press. 1st Ed. XVIII, (2), 292 PP plus 22 pages with 22 b/w illust. Fp: USS Kearsarge on Roncador Reef, February, 1894. Eps: Map of the world. Orig. cloth cover, a few light marks, o/wise very good. 23.5 x 15.5.
On the decline of the American shipping service. The actions of the CSS Shenandoah against Yankee whalers accelerated the end of US supremacy in the whaling industry.
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$20

46602
DARRIEUS, Amiral Henri & QUEGUINER, Capitaine de Vaisseau Jean
HISTORIQUE DE LA MARINE FRANCAISE (Novembre 1942 -Aôut 1945)

St. Malo. 1994. Editions l' Ancre de Marine. 1st Ed. (2), VI, 335, (5) PP with tables, 1 facsimile of document, and 12 maps, plus 48 pages with 76 b/w illustrations (drawings, photos). Pictorial stiff cover. Faint foxing on outside edges. Near fine. French text. 22 x 15.5. 2905970804
The French Navy between 1942 (Anglo-American landing in North Africa) and 1945 (Victory - Japan).
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$20

46031
DE BOER, G. J. (editor)
MARITIEM JAARBOEK - 1e Editie

Alkmaar. 1985. Uitgeverij De Alk. 1st Ed. 208 PP with tables, plans and b/w photos. Pictorial laminated boards. Dutch text. Fine. 24.5 x 17.2. 9060139364
Dutch Merchant Navy. Royal Dutch Navy...
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$10

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

Annapolis. 1990. Naval Institute Press. 1st printing. XI, (5), 216, (6) PP with 4 maps and 15 b/w illust. Fp: The Battle of Stonington from an English commemorative water jug. Cloth cover, dj. Light foxing, o/wise fine. 23.2 x 15.5. 0870212796
August 1814: attempt by the British to destroy the seaport of Stonington, Connecticut.
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$15

59157
DE MONFREID, Henry
ILES ET CÔTES DE FRANCE

Paris. 1957. Editions IMA. 1st Ed. 103, (1) PP with 58 b/w text illustrations and 51 colour illustrations tipped in. Fp (in colour): Le phare d'Armen, sentinelle avancée de la France Maritime. Hard cover, gilt title and decoration on front cover, gilt title on spine. Spine and top of front cover, sunned. Few foxing spots, o/wise near fine. 29 x 20.5.
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$55

50712
de MORSIER, Capitaine de Frégate (H) Pierre
LES CORVETTES DE LA FRANCE LIBRE

Paris. 2002. Service Historique de la Marine. Updated edition of the 1972 original. Preface by Amiral Georges Cabanier and Amiral Emile Chaline. 273 PP with 2 drawings, 2 maps, 2 tables, and 41 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 29.8 x 21. 2110918489
Corvetttes of the Free French (FNFL: Forces Navales Françaises Libres), on the North Atlantic front: anti-submarine warfare, convoy escort duties, West Africa...
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$25

18739
DELAGE, Edmond
SUR TOUS LES OCEANS 1939-1943

Paris. 1943. Arthaud. 1st Ed. 218 PP with 5 maps, plus 8 pages with 14 b/w photos. Soft cover. Very good. French text. 18.7 x 12.6.
Unusual view of the first 3 years of WWII, written in occupied France & giving the point of view of the Germans or Japanese.
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$15

39472
DELEGATE GENERAL FOR ARMAMENT
THE FRENCH TECHNOLOGICAL SHIELD

Paris. 1991. DGA. 1st Ed., June 1991. 12 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Soft covers with light foxing. Very good. 29.8 x 21.
DGA is responsible for all French arms programmes and contributes to the policy of overall deterrence.
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$15

66362
DESTREMAU, Maxime
REGARDS PACIFIQUES: Campagne de Polynésie (1913-1915)

Lardy, France. 2014. A La Frontière. 1st Ed. 136 PP with 1 b/w photos, 1 facsimile of a letter to his wife and 12 b/w illustrations (drawings, engravings, sketches) by the author. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 22 x 15 9782918665038
32 letters (never published) to his wife. Crossing from France to Sydney, via Suez Canal, on the passenger ship Calédonien. Joining the French warship Zélée. Crossing: Sydney, Nouméa, Wallis Island, Tahiti. Cruising French Polynesia. WWI and defence of Papeete against the German cruisers Scharnhorst and Gneisenau ...
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$25

48264
DIVINE, A. D.
NAVIES IN EXILE

London. 1944. John Murray. May 1944 reprint of the May 1944 original. VI, 194 PP, plus 12 pages with 12 b/w photos. Cloth covers a little soiled with light wear. War economy paper with foxing, o/wise a very good clean copy. 22.2 x 14.
The navies of occupied European nations fighting with the Allies against the Axis navies: Poland, Norway, Holland, France, Yugoslavia, Belgium, Denmark & Greece.
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$10

46710
DO, Kiem & KANE, Jane
COUNTERPART, A South Vietnamese Naval Officer's War

Annapolis. 1998. Naval Institute Press. 1st printing. (14), 233, (5) PP, plus 8 pages with 17 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 23.5 x 15.8. 1557501815
Ecole Navale in Brest. Fights in South Vietnam against communists ... Exodus after the fall of Saigon in April 1975.
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$20

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

London. 1939. Rich & Cowan. 1st Ed. 258 PP, plus 30 pages with 38 b/w photos and 2 folded maps. Fp: British battleships Resolution & Ramilles. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price-clipped). Foxing. Very good. 23.5 x 15.8.
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$15

16957
DU MOULIN DE LABARTHETE, Jean
DES MARINS DANS LA TOURMENTE (Temoignages)

Paris. 1990. N.E.L. 1st Ed. 155 PP, plus 4 pages with 5 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Front cover with a light crease. Faint foxing. French text. Near fine. 21 x 14.
The tragic experiences of a French Naval Officer caught during WWII between the Vichy regime, the Free French and the war against the Germans.
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$10

17247
du TOIT, Allan
SOUTH AFRICA'S FIGHTING SHIPS PAST AND PRESENT

Capetown. 1992. Ashanti Publishing. 1st Ed. XXVIII, 360 PP with 300 b/w & colour illust. Eps: Hydrographic survey SAS Protea. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 28.6 x 22.5. 1874800502
Illustrative record of the ships which served the South African Navy.
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$50

20702
DUPUY, Trevor Nevitt & HAYES, Grace Person
NAVAL AND OVERSEAS WAR, 1916-1918

New York. 1967. Franklin Watts. Reprint. No. 10 in The Military History of World War I series. (8), 118 PP with 4 maps, 11 plans & 45 b/w photos. Cloth cover, dj. Very good. 22.3 x 18.5.
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$10

65762
DUVIC, G.-O.
SUFFREN ET LA CAMPAGNE DES INDES

Paris. 1952. Librairie Larousse. 1st Ed. in "Contes et Gestes Héroiques" series. 144 PP with 58 b/w illustrations (head pieces, tail pieces, text), plus 4 plates with 4 colour illustrations. All illustrations by Maurice Toussaint. Hard cover, illustrated front. Copy lacking the free fly of front endpaper and with name of previous owner on half title page. French text. Very good. 19.5 x 14.2.
Anglo French wars in India and the Indian Ocean.
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$20

32739
DYALL, Valentine
A FLOOD OF MUTINY

London. 1957. Hutchinson. 1st Ed. 222 PP. Cloth cover, dj (chipped). Stamp of previous owner on front endpaper and short dedicatory note. Faint foxing, o/wise very good. 20.4 x 13.5.
The Indian Mutiny of 1857. Battleship Potemkin. Mutiny on the Bounty...
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$10

44362
DÖNITZ, Karl
DEUTSCHE STRATEGIE ZUR SEE IM ZWEITEN WELTKRIEG - Die Antworten des Grossadmirals auf 40 Fragen

Frankfurt am Main. 1970. Bernard & Graefe. 1st German translation of the 1963 French original La Guerre en 40 Questions. 230, (2) PP. Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing on outside edges. Near fine. German text. 20.5 x 13. 3763751009
German strategy at sea during World War II, in 40 questions/answers.
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$5

18659
FAIRHALL, David
RUSSIA LOOKS TO THE SEA - A Study of the Expansion of Soviet Maritime Power

London. 1971. Andre Deutsch. 1st Ed. 287 PP with 6 figures (5 maps) & 42 tables, plus 16 pages with 28 b/w photos. Hard cover. Image shows title-page. Light foxing mostly around page edges. Near fine. 23.5 x 15.6. 0233962247
Expansion of merchant shipping, fishing fleets, oceanographic research, as well as naval operations with overseas bases or floating support.
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$10

53138
FINAMORE, Daniel & TROMPARENT, Hélène
RENDEZ-VOUS WITH THE SEA. The Glory of the French Maritime Tradition

Salem, Mass. 2002. Peabody Essex Museum. 1st Ed. Introduction and acknowledgments by Dan L. Monroe. Foreword by Contre-Amiral Georges Prud'homme. X, (2), 76 PP with 90 colour illustrations. Fp (in colour): Bateaux de Pêche (Fishing Boats), 1840. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 32.3 x 24. 0883891239
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$15

44078
FISHER-BLANCHET, Inez & LARA, Oruno D.
CAPITAINE DE VAISSEAU MORTENOL - Croisières et Campagnes de Guerre 1882-1915

Paris, 2001. L'Harmattan. & Centre de Recherche Caraïbes-Amériques. 1st Ed. 442, (2) PP with tables, plus 52 pages with 5 maps and 47 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 24 x 16. 2747515540
French naval officer of West Indian origin, born in Guadeloupe, and his career in the French Navy. Actions in West Africa, Madagascar, the Indian Ocean, Indochina... Between 1915 and 1919, in charge of the Anti Aircraft defence of Paris...
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$40

68914
FRANCE LIBRE
AU SERVICE DE LA FRANCE - 1940 / 1944

Alger. 1944. Comité Français de la Liberation Nationale. 1st edition. 64 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (maps, flags and insignias, photos ...). Inside front cover: facsimile message of Charles de Gaulle of 18th June 1940. Pictorial soft cover. Covers rubbed and with small part missing at top of back cover. French text. Very good. Scarce. Oblong: 17.8 x 24.
Last entry relating the capture of Belvedere, on the Gustav Line.
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$25

13586
FREIWALD, Ludwig
LAST DAYS OF THE GERMAN FLEET

London. 1933. Constable and Company Ltd. Reissue of the 1932 original. Introduction by Hector C. Bywater. Translated by Martin Moore. XII, 318 PP, plus 1 large folded plate at end of book with 2 maps. Red cloth covers are soiled and rubbed with old damp marks on rear cover (see image). Name of previous owner on front endpaper with a faint stamp on rear endpaper. Contents are clean and this is still a good copy of a scarce item. 18.7 x 12.5.
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$45

47723
FRENCH NAVY
LA MARINE NATIONALE - Dossier d'Information Marine 1995

Paris. c. 1995. Etat-Major de la Marine. 1st Ed. (2), 77 PP with colour illustrations (10 graphs, 6 tables, 8 maps and 27 photos). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 29.7 x 21.
The French Navy of 1995. Naval forces in European waters, the Atlantic, the Indian Ocean and in the Pacific.
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$25

35499
FRENCH NAVY
MARINE NATIONALE

Paris. c. 1964. Service Presse Information de la Marine. 1st Ed. 124 PP with b/w and colour illust. (sketches, plans, photos of warships & planes, drawings of flags & uniforms). Illustrated card cover. Small rubbed patches on front cover, o/wise near fine. French text. Oblong: 12 x 20.5.
State of the French Navy in 1964.
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$15

19781
GARDINER, Robert (Editor)
FLEET BATTLE AND BLOCKADE, The French Revolutionary War 1793-1797

London. 1996. Chatham Publishing. 1st Ed. in the Chatham Pictorial Histories series. 192 PP with bw illust. (drawings, engravings, paintings, plans...). Title spread: The Inshore Squadron, under Nelson's command off Cadiz in the summer 1797. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 29.6 x 25. 1861760183
Home waters: Glorious 1st of June, Bridport's action... War on trade: in the West Indies, the East Indies, capture of the Cape... Mediterranean: occupation of Toulon, Battle of Cape St. Vincent... Channel and Ireland: Invasion of Wales by the Black Legion, Battle of Camperdown...
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$30

52011
GARDINER, Robert & PRESTON, Antony (editors)
CAMERA AT SEA 1939-45

Sydney. 1978. Bay Books. 1st Australian edition. 192 PP with 24 colour and 250 b/w photos. Title spread: Illustrious, a C class AA cruiser and Valiant steam at about 20 knots. FEP: A view of the American destroyer Butler. REP: Albacores on the flight deck of HMS Indomitable, March 1943. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket with short closed tears. Foxing spots on outside edges and few pages. Near fine. 31.2 x 22. 0858352400
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$15

20734
GARDINER, Robert (editor)
NAVIES AND THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION 1775-1783

London. 1996. Chatham & National Maritime Museum. 1st Ed., in the Chatham Pictorial History series. 192 PP with bw contemporary illustrations. Title spread: Battle at sea. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 29.5 x 25. 1861760175
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$35

52309
GAYTAN, Jose Fernandez
BANDERAS DE LA MARINA DE ESPAÑA

Madrid. 1985. Instituto de Historia y Cultura Naval / Museo Naval. 1st Ed. 40 PP with 1 b/w and 22 colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Spanish text. Fine. Oblong: 15.2 x 20.8.
Published for the Bicentennial of the Flag of the Spanish Navy (28th May, 1785).
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$20

32135
GERLACH, A. J. A.
NEERLANDS HELDENFEITEN IN OOST-INDIË, Bewerkt Naar Les Fastes Militaires des Indes Orientales. (Three volumes bound in one)

The Hague. 1876. Joh Ijkema. 1st Ed. Volume I: (4), 395, 34 PP, plus 2 plates. Volume II: (4), 322, 48 PP, plus 1 plate. Volume III: (4), 302, 48 PP, plus 2 plates. Four large folded maps at the end of book. Half bound, raised bands, gilt title on spine. Some foxing. Near fine. Dutch text. 24.6 x 16.2.
Military events and feats by Netherland troops (V.O.C. or National) in their East Indies (Indonesia).
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$150

35147
GERMAN NAVY
MARINE KALENDER DER DDR 1974

Berlin. 1973. Militärverlag der Deutschen Demokratischen Republik. 1st Ed. Edited by Klaus KRUMSIEG & Reiner WACHS. 240 PP with maps, tables and b/w photos. Pictorial card cover. Ageing of paper. Very good. German text. 20 x 14.
The Naval Calendar of the German Democratic Republic. Red Navy. 25 years of People Mercantile Marine. The Battle for Heligoland...
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$5

35148
GERMAN NAVY
MARINE KALENDER DER DDR 1978

Berlin. 1977. Militärverlag der Deutschen Demokratischen Republik. 1st Ed. Edited by Klaus KRUMSIEG & Reiner WACHS. 240 PP with maps, tables and b/w photos. Pictorial card cover. Ageing of paper. Very good. German text. 20 x 14.
The Naval Calendar of the German Democratic Republic. The Battle of the Falklands. The French Navy. Icebreakers under the hammer and sickle flag....
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$5

35149
GERMAN NAVY
MARINE KALENDER DER DDR 1979

Berlin. 1978. Militärverlag der Deutschen Demokratischen Republik. 1st Ed. Edited by Klaus KRUMSIEG. 240 PP with maps, tables and b/w & colour photos. Pictorial card cover. Ageing of paper. Very good. German text. 20 x 14.
The Naval Calendar of the German Democratic Republic. Merchant ships under sail. The Italian Navy. The port of Rotterdam. War at sea and Vietnam...
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$5

35150
GERMAN NAVY
MARINE KALENDER DER DDR 1980

Berlin. 1979. Militärverlag der Deutschen Demokratischen Republik. 1st Ed. Edited by Klaus KRUMSIEG. 240 PP with maps, tables and b/w & colour photos. Pictorial card cover. Ageing of paper. Very good. German text. 20 x 14.
The Naval Calendar of the German Democratic Republic. Russian seamen and Stalingrad. Sail training in Socialist countries. Operations in April 1940 against Norway...
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$5

53970
GERMAN NAVY
SCHIFFE UND FLUGZEUGE DER MARINE

Köln. 1964. Bundesministerium der Verteidigung. Folded poster (oblong: 68 x 93) of September 1964, by Soldat und Technik. 6 colour illustrations (German Navy Ensign and 5 photos), 6 b/w illustrations of flags or pennants and 28 windows with plans and details of warships and planes of the German Navy. Folded format: 34 x 23.5.
Ships and Planes of the German Navy.
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$15

53495
GILLBANKS, Captain R. J., Hydrographer
INTERNATIONAL NAVAL REVIEW AT AUCKLAND OCTOBER 1991 ... 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE ROYAL NEW ZEALAND NAVY

Auckland. 1991. Hydrographic Office of the Royal New Zealand Navy. Poster in colour / Chart RNZN 50, with List of participating Nations / Ships, and 3 insets. Occasional foxing spots. Fine. Format: 55.5 x 70.5.
... by her Excellency the Governor General Dame Catherine TIZARD GCMG DBE, to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the Royal New Zealand Navy.
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$15

51432
GILLBANKS, Captain R. J., Hydrographer
ROYAL NEW ZEALAND NAVY - INTERNATIONAL NAVAL REVIEW AT AUCKLAND OCTOBER 1991

Auckland. 1991. Hydrographic Office of the Royal New Zealand Navy. Chart in colour, Auckland Harbour; RNZN 50 with with track of Naval Review. Fine. 55.5 x 70.
International Naval Review... to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the Royal New Zealand Navy.
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$20

36811
GLACHANT, Roger
SUFFREN et le temps de Vergennes

Paris. 1976. Editions France-Empire. 1st Ed. 432 PP with 2 maps, plus 16 pages with 24 b/w illust. Pictorial card cover (creases and short tears). Light foxing. Very good. French text. 24 x 15.8.
Actions between 1778 and 1783 during the US war of independence and in the Indian Ocean against the Royal Navy.
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$20

31748
GOLDRICK, James
NO EASY ANSWERS - The Development of the Navies of India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka 1945-1996

New Dehli. 1997. Lancer Publishing. 1st Ed., No. 2 in the Papers in Australian Maritime Affairs series. XIII, 225 PP with 5 tables, 1 plan and 1 map, plus 26 pages with 26 b/w photos. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Fine. 22.3 x 14.5. 1897829027
Evolution of their naval forces structures... Chapter 4: The Indo-Pakistan war at sea.
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$20

34082
GOLOVKO, Admiral Arseni G.
WITH THE RED FLEET - The War Memoirs of the Late Admiral Arseni G. Golovko

London. 1965. Putnam. 1st English edition, translated from the 1960 Russian original Vmeste s Flotom by Peter Broomfield. Edited and introduced by Sir Aubrey Mansberg. 248 PP with 2 maps, plus 8 pages with 16 b/w photos. Fp: The author at Northern Fleet Head Quarter. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Dust jacket has a rubed patch on top front corner, o/wise near fine. 22.2 x 14.5.
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$15

20720
GROVE, Eric & THOMPSON, Graham
BATTLE FOR THE FIORDS, NATO's Forward Maritime Strategy in Action

London. 1991. Ian Allan. 1st Ed. 128 PP with tables, 2 organigrams, 13 maps and plans, and 154 bw photos. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24.1 x 17.5. 0711019223
Exercise Teamwork, September 1988, in the Norwegian Sea. Reasons, strategy, and lessons gained by NATO forces.
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$15

54188
GRUPPE, Henry E.
THE FRIGATES

Alexandria, Virginia. 1980. Time-Life. Second printing (revised) of the 1979 original, in The Seafarers series. 176 PP with b/w & colour illust. Title page: Woolen banner with the last words of Captain James Lawrence of the doomed frigate Chesapeake. Eps: Map of North Atlantic & Western Mediterranean Sea. Simile leather covers, colour illustration pasted down on front cover. Faint foxing on outside edges. Near fine. 28.7 x 24. 0809427176
The birth of the US Navy. Battles against the Barbary corsairs. Quasi war with France and Anglo-American War of 1812-1814.
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$15

37622
GRUPPE, Henry E.
THE FRIGATES

Amsterdam. 1982. Time-Life. 2nd European English edition of the 1979 original, in The Seafarers series. 176 PP with b/w & colour illust. Title page: Woolen banner with the last words of Captain James Lawrence of the doomed frigate Chesapeake. FEP: Map of North Atlantic & Western Mediterranean Sea. Simile leather covers, colour illustration pasted down on front cover. Near fine. 28.7 x 24. 705406369
The birth of the US Navy. Battles against the Barbary corsairs. Quasi war with France and Anglo-American War of 1812-1814.
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$15

50977
GUEROUT, Max & LIOU, Bernard
LA GRANDE MAITRESSE, Nef de François Ier

Paris. 2001. Presses de l'Université de Paris-Sorbonne. 1st edition, in Collection Histoire Maritime. 290 PP with 56 pages (facsimile of manuscript), 2 colour and 24 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 24 x 15.8. 2840501848
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$20

71476
GUILLIATT, Richard & HOHNEN, Peter
THE WOLF: How one German Raider terrorised Australia and the Southern Oceans in the First World War

Sydney. 2010. William Heinemann. Reprint. XIII, (3), 366 PP with 1 cutaway of SMS Wolf and 2 maps, plus 16 pages with 45 b/w illustrations (2 documents, 3 newspaper clippings and 40 photos). Pictorial soft covers. Very good. 23.2 x 15.2. 9781741666250
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$15

46729
GUIOT, Capitaine de Vaisseau (R) Pierre
LE PRINCE DE JOINVILLE ET LA MARINE DE SON TEMPS

Paris. 1953. Musée de la Marine. 1st edition, with a preface in French by Amiral Lacaze (with Portuguese translation). 108, (30 advertisements) PP with 67 b/w illustrations, plus 1 folded plate with 3 genealogical trees. Fp: L'Amiral Prince de Joinville. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. French text. 27 x 21.
Catalogue of an exhibition held November 1953 to February 1954: French navy during the reign of Louis-Philippe 1, King of the French.
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$30

45456
GUTTRIDGE, Leonard & SMITH, Jay. D.
THE COMMODORES

Annapolis. 1984. Naval Institute Press. Reprint in Classics of Naval Literature series of the 1969 original. Introduction by James C. Bradford. XXIII, (3), 340, (2) PP, plus 16 pages with 15 portraits and 20 b/w illustrations. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Faint foxing spots on outside edges. Fine. 21.5 x 14.5. 0870211331
The drama of a Navy under Sail. Chronicles the economic & political currents in the young nation, as well as the story of the men who commanded and fought during the U.S. Navy's early years.
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$10

31526
GUTTRIDGE, Leonard & SMITH, Jay. D.
THE COMMODORES - The Drama of a Navy under Sail

London. 1970. Peter Davies. 1st UK Ed. X, 340 PP, plus 16 pages with 35 b/w illust. Eps: Maps. Cloth cover. Note on front enpaper blocked out. Very good. 24 x 16. 0432063706
Chronicles the economic & political currents in the young nation, as well as the story of the men who commanded and fought during the U.S. Navy's early years.
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$5

18613
GUTTRIDGE, Leonard & SMITH, Jay. D.
THE COMMODORES - The Drama of a Navy under Sail

London. 1970. Peter Davies. 1st UK Ed. X, 340 PP, plus 16 pages with 35 b/w illust. Eps: Maps. Cloth cover, dj. Occasional foxing, o/wise near fine. 24 x 16. 432063706
Chronicles the economic & political currents in the young nation, as well as the story of the men who commanded and fought during the U.S. Navy's early years.
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$5

31527
GUTTRIDGE, Leonard & SMITH, Jay. D.
THE COMMODORES - The Drama of a Navy under Sail

London. 1970. Peter Davies. 1st UK Ed. X, 340 PP, plus 16 pages with 35 b/w illust. Eps: Maps. Cloth cover. Top corner of free front endpaper clipped. Very good. 24 x 16. 0432063706
Chronicles the economic & political currents in the young nation, as well as the story of the men who commanded and fought during the U.S. Navy's early years.
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$5

41190
GUY, Noël
LA MARINE FRANCAISE

Paris. 1937. Fernand Nathan. 1st Ed. 159 PP with 148 b/w photos, plus 4 colour plates. Rebacked copy retaining original boards and the colour illustration pasted down on front cover, renewed endpapers. Covers lightly soiled, o/wise a very good copy. French text. 21.5 x 15.5.
History of the French Navy and its mercantile marine.
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$10

18305
GUY, Noël
LA MARINE FRANCAISE

Paris. 1937. Fernand Nathan. 1st Ed. 159 PP with 148 b/w photos, plus 4 colour plates. Hard cover, colour illustration pasted down on front cover. Plate facing page 64 is a laser print. Note on front endpaper. Hinges weakened, o/wise a very good copy. French text. 21.5 x 15.5.
History of the French Navy and its mercantile marine.
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$5

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

London. 1968. Royal United Service Institution. Vol. CXIII, No. 651, August 1968. (10), 189 -278 PP with 1 graph and 4 b/w photos. Fp: Professor Arthur Marder.
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...
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$15

44293
HANSEN, Admiral A. D. (editor)
NAUTICUS 1942 - Jahrbuch sür Deutschlands Seeinteressen

Berlin. 1942. E. S. Mittler & Sohn. 1st Ed. XX, 482, (70 adv.) PP with graphs, tables, maps and drawings, plus 48 plates with 87 b/w photos. Fp: Heldengedenflag. Rebacked copy retaining original cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Spine lightly sunned. Renewed endpapers. Slight ageing of paper. Near fine. German text in Gothic script. Rare. 23.3 x 16.
The Bismarck (sunk 27 May 1941), by Admiral Günther Lütjens. The Kriegsmarine against Denmark and Norway, in 1940.
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$20

37581
HARKER, Jack
THE ROCKIES - New Zealand minesweepers at war

Wellington. 2000. Silver Owl Press. 1st Ed. 240 PP with 2 cartoons, 4 sketches and 50 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 24 x 16.8. 0959797998
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$30

34845
HAUSHOFER, Karl
WELTMEERE UND WELTMACHTE

Berlin. 1941. Zeitgeschichte Verlag. Reprint. 288 PP with 74 maps, plus 64 pages with 121 b/w photos. Cloth covers rubbed and a little frayed on edges. Stamp of previous owner (Naval Historian Jurg Meister) on title page. Very good. Scarce. German text in gothic script. 23.2 x 16.
The oceans and world power.
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$15

46129
HAY, M. D.
LANDSMAN HAY - The Memoirs of Robert Hay 1789-1847

London. 1953. Rupert Hart-Davis. 1st Ed. 248 PP with 2 maps, plus 8 pages with 10 b/w illust. Hard cover. Occasional scoring in margin and underlining in text. Very good. 20.8 x 13.2.
Joined the Royal Navy in 1803. Sailed on board H.M.S. Culloden for the East Indies in February 1804. Actions against the Dutch and the French up to his return to England in 1809...
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$35

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

London. 1998. Wordsworth Editions. Paperback reprint of the 1970 original, in the Wordsworth Military Library. 192 PP with 1 plan, 2 tables and 8 maps, plus 16 b/w plates. Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing. Fine. 21.5 x 13.6. 1853266930
Not only the fights, victories, defeats, mutinies, but also the social, political and naval scene.
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$5

18344
HMSO
COMBINED OPERATIONS 1940-1942

London. 1943. His Majesty 's Stationery Office. 1st Ed. 144 PP with 7 maps & 32 pages with 44 illust. FEP: Sea-borne assault troops. REP: Air-borne assault troops. Pictorial soft cover (creases), signature on front endpaper, o/wise a very good copy. 21.3 x 13.6.
Assault in the Mediterranean, Atlantic (Norway to France), Indian Ocean (Diego Suarez in Madagascar).
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$10

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

London. 1942. Naval Intelligence Division / Admiralty. October 1942 edition. B.R. 642 (G). IV, 52 PP with b/w illustrations (silhouettes, sketch plans, profiles and photos). Soft cover. Back cover with pieces missing. Two last leaves with pieces missing. Covers soiled. Staples removed. Occasional foxing spots. Very good. A scarce item. 24.5 x 15.5.
Pages 47 to 52: Silhouettes of Danish, Netherlands & Norwegian Vessels believed to have been captured or taken over by the German Navy.
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$45

20301
HORN, Daniel
MUTINY ON THE HIGH SEAS, The Imperial German Naval Mutinies of World War One

London. 1973. Leslie Frewin. 1st UK edition of the 1969 US original. XIII, 347 PP. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). Occasional foxing, o/wise near fine. 22 x 14.5. 0856320595
Revolts of August 1917, and October-November 1918. Origins: Social conflict within the Navy. Evolution of a conflict between the adherents of the old order (feudalized naval officers), and the proponents of a new, and more democratic system (enlisted men).
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$10

53660
HOUGH, Richard
DIE MEUTEREI AUF PANZERKREUZER POTEMKIN

Frankfurt. 1961. Bernard & Graefe Verlag für Wehrwesen. Proof copy of the German edition. Translated from the 1960 English original The Potemkin Mutiny, by Walter Grabmann. 176 PP. Soft cover. German text. Foxing, o/wise good. 20.5 x 13.8.
Two weeks of June/July 1905, on the Black Sea, a month after the battle of Tsu-Shima.
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$5

12071
HOUGH, Richard
THE GREAT ADMIRALS

New York. 1977. William Morrow. 1st US Ed. 271 PP with 7 maps, 18 colour and 105 bw illust. Title spread: HMS Superb, flagship of the C-in-C Mediterranean. Illustrated endpapers. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket has a few chips, o/wise near fine. 25.5 x 20.5. 0688031838
Careers of 21 of the great commanders in maritime history.
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$25

64148
HOUGHTON, John
THE NAVIES OF THE WORLD 1835-1840

Melbourne. 2012. Author. 3rd edition. XXIII, 140 PP with tables. Fp: H.M.S. Asia. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21 x 14. 9780646577609
The Navies of Britain, France, Russia, Ottoman (Turkish, Egyptian, North Africa), United States of America... Two Sicilies... Austria, Brazil... Muscat.
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$30

38298
HOWARD, Grant
THE NAVY IN NEW ZEALAND, An Illustrated History

Wellington. 1981. A.H. & A.W. Reed. 1st Ed. VI, 170 PP with b/w illust. (maps, paintings, photos, ...). Title-page: Cruiser Royalist. Hard cover, dj (partly faded). Note on front endpaper, o/wise near fine. 24.8 x 19. 0589013556
Two hundred years of navy in New Zealand (Royal Navy, then Royal New Zealand Navy), in war and peace.
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$20

18619
HOWARD, Grant
THE NAVY IN NEW ZEALAND, An Illustrated History

Wellington. 1981. A.H. & A.W. Reed. 1st Ed. VI, 170 PP with b/w illust. (maps, paintings, photos, ...). Title-page: Cruiser Royalist. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 24.8 x 19. 0589013556
Two hundred years of navy in New Zealand (Royal Navy, then Royal New Zealand Navy), in war and peace.
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$20

18618
HOWARD, Grant
PORTRAIT OF THE ROYAL NEW ZEALAND NAVY - A Fiftieth Anniversary Celebration

Wellington. 1991. Grantham. 1st Ed. (8), 152 PP with b/w & colour illustrations (photos and paintings by Colin C. Wynn). Title-page: Tasman Dawn. Hard cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj. Near fine. Oblong: 22 x 29.3. 1869340272
Over 200 years of naval service in New Zealand: exploration, scientific research, surveying & fighting in both World Wars.
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$30

16891
HOWARTH, Stephen
TO SHINING SEA, A History of the United States Navy 1775-1991

New York. 1991. Random House. 1st Ed. XVI, (2), 620 PP with 12 maps in text plus 32 pages with 49 b/w illust. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24 x 16. 0394576624
From the War of Independence to the Gulf War of 1990/91. An extensive work.
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$15

55489
HUBATSCH, Walther
ERÖVRINGEN AV ÖSEL OCH DAGÖ 1941

Stockholm. 1955. Aktuellt Och Historiskt. Reprint. 37-68 PP with 2 maps and 4 b/w photos, plus 1 folded map. Soft cover. Swedish text. Near fine. 21.5 x 14.7.
Baltic Sea, off Estonian coast: September / October 1941.
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$10

44312
HUCHTHAUSEN, Captain Peter, KURDIN, Captain First Rank, & WHITE, R. Alan
HOSTILE WATERS

New York. 1997. St Martin's Press. 1st Ed. XII, 303 PP, plus 16 pages with 1 map, 1 cartoon and 23 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24.3 x 16. 0312169280
The death of Soviet submarine K219, on 6th October 1986.
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$20

52752
HUCHTHAUSEN, Captain Peter, KURDIN, Captain First Rank Igor, & WHITE, R. Alan
HOSTILE WATERS

London. 1997. Hutchinson. 1st UK edition. XII, 303 PP, plus 1 plan on double page and 16 pages with 1 map, 1 cartoon and 23 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Lower corner of front cover with crease. Very good. 23.4 x 15.3. 091802202
The death of Soviet submarine K219, on 6th October 1986.
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$10

43994
HYTHE, Viscount (editor)
THE NAVAL ANNUAL 1913

New York. 1970. Arco Publishing. 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. 668022671
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.
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$25

34855
HÖPKER, Wolfgang
DAS MITTELMEER - Ein Meer der Entscheidungen - Eine Politisch-Strategische Studie

Berlin. 1961. E.S. Mittler & Sohn. 1st Ed. 112 PP with 9 maps. FEP: Colour map of the Mediterranean Sea. REP: Map of Scandinavia, and Map of Europe and the North Atlantic Ocean. Pictorial laminated cover. Near fine. German text. 24.5 x 17.5.
The Mediterranean Sea, a vital sea for the free world.
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$5

34854
HÖPKER, Wolfgang
DIE OSTSEE EIN ROTES BINNENMEER? - Eine Politisch-Strategische Studie

Berlin. 1958. E.S. Mittler & Sohn. 1st Ed. 95 PP with 4 maps, plus 3 maps (Kiel Canal, Danemark inland sea and gulf of Finland). Pictorial laminated cover. Fine. German text. 24.5 x 17.5.
The Baltic Sea: A Communist (Red) inland sea?
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$5

44360
HÖPKER, Wolfgang
WELTMACHT ZUR SEE - Die Sowjetunion auf allen Meeren

Stuttgart. 1971. Seewald Verlag. 1st Ed. 212 PP with 20 maps (1 on double page). Pictorial soft cover (slightly rubbed). Faint foxing spots on outside edges. Dedicatory note to Naval Historian Jürg Meister on title page, signed by the author. Very good. German text. 24.5 x 17.5.
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$15

44359
HÖPKER, Wolfgang
WIE ROT IST DAS MITTELMEER - Europas gefährdete Südflanke

Stuttgart. 1968. Seewald Verlag. 1st Ed., with an epilogue by Hans Speidel. 164 PP with 1 colour map on double page and 3 b/w maps. Pictorial soft cover (slightly rubbed). Faint foxing spots on outside edges. Dedicatory note to Naval Historian Jürg Meister on title page, signed by the author. Near fine. German text. 24.5 x 17.5.
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$5

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

London. 1917. Newspaper Illustrations / The Illustrated London News & Sketch. 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).
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$15

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

London. 1917. Newspaper Illustrations / The Illustrated London News & Sketch. 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 ...
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$15

57303
INRO
WARSHIP INTERNATIONAL - Volume XXVIII, No. 3, 1991

Toledo, Ohio, USA. 1991. INRO / International Naval Research Organization. Edited by Allan C. HARRIS & Christopher C. WRIGHT. 211-314 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (sketches, plans and photos). Pictorial soft cover in colour. Occasional foxing. Very good. 28 x 21.5.
The Arleigh Burke (DDG-51), by Christopher P. Cavas. The evolution of Battleship Gunnery in the U.S. Navy, 1920-1945, by W. J. Jurens.
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$5

57308
INRO
WARSHIP INTERNATIONAL - Volume XXXVI, No. 2, 1999

Toledo, Ohio, USA. 1999. INRO / International Naval Research Organization. Edited by Allan C. HARRIS & Christopher C. WRIGHT. 111-206 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (sketches, plans and photos). Pictorial soft cover in colour. Previous owner's address label on front cover, o/wise near fine. 28 x 21.5.
Battleship Development in Russia, from 1905 to 1917, by Sergei E. Vinogradov. ...
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$5

16801
IRELAND, Bernard
NAVIES OF THE WEST

London. 1984. Ian Allan. 1st Ed. 192 PP with b/w illust. (3 line draw. & 174 photos & paintings). Title-page: Destroyer Broadsword. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24 x 17.5. 071101339X
Vessels of NATO's fleets and Sweden.
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$10

16800
IRELAND, Bernard
SEA POWER 2000

London. 1990. Arms & Armour. 1st Ed. 160 PP with b/w illust. (photos, sketches). Hard cover, dj. Occasional foxing, o/wise near fine. 25 x 19.5. 0853689792
Current state & future trends in international sea power: naval aviation, submarine warfare (nuclear, conventional), mines ...
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$10

69927
JACOBS, Peter
THE LANCASTER STORY

London. 2003. Silverdale Books. Reprint of the 1996 original. Foreword by Sir Michael Beetham. 192 PP with 31 tables and b/w illustrations (1 cutaway on double page, 6 diagrams and photos). Laminated pictorial boards, dj. Fine. 28 x 22.5. 1856057038
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$10

18206
JAOUEN, Vice-Amiral Herve
MARIN DE GUERRE

Paris. 1984. Editions du Pen Duick. 1st Ed. 260 PP, plus 8 pages with 19 b/w photos. Pictorial card cover. Near fine. French text. 23.5 x 15.5. 2855130964
Story of a French Naval Officer and of the French Navy at the outbreak of WWII.
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$10

17112
JAPANESE NAVY
JAPANESE BATTLESHIPS AND CRUISERS

London. 1963. Macdonald. 1st English edition of the Japanese original. Volume 1 in Pocket Pictorial series. 137 PP with 79 b/w photos, plus 7 pages with 19 silhouettes. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Very good. Oblong: 10.8 x 15.8.
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$20

43832
JENSEN, Ole Lisberg
ORLOGMUSEET- INTRODUKTION TIL FLADENS HISTORIE

Copenhagen. 1994. Orlogmuseet. 1st Ed. 48 PP with 17 b/w and 15 colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. Danish text. Oblong: 17.5 x 22.5. 8789322142
On the Navy of Denmark.
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$10

37587
JI, You
THE ARMED FORCES OF CHINA

Sydney. 1999. Allen & Unwin. 1st Ed. in The Armed Forces of Asia series. XXIII, 288 PP with 6 tables and 10 figures (1 map, organigrams, graphs). Pictorial card cover. Fine. 22.8 x 15. 1864487992
Organisation, roles and functions of each branch of the armed forces of China (People's Liberation Army). Historical background.
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$15

16859
JOINVILLE, Prince de ...
VIEUX SOUVENIRS 1818-1848

Paris. 1980. Musées de la Marine. Reprint of 1894 edition. Introduction by Capitaine de Vaisseau Jacques Vichot. (4), 152 PP with 10 charts & numerous b/w drawings, plus 24 colour illustrations (23 watercolours by the Prince de Joinville). Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 27 x 21.
The souvenirs of the son of the King of the French, an admiral at 26, exiled in 1848 after an upheaval and who returned to France after the fall of Napoleon III in 1871.
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$10

68680
JONES, T.M. & IDRIESS, I.L.
THE SILENT SERVICE, Action Stories of the ANZAC Navy

Sydney. 1952. Angus & Robertson. 2nd revised and enlarged edition of the 1944 original. XII, 372 PP with 18 b/w illustrations by Unk White. Fp: Action between Japanese and Australian warships. Eps: World map with localities in which the Anzac navies were in action. Blue cloth cover. Covers laminated with clear plastic. Stamp of "The Tasmanian Maritime and Folk Museum" on title page. Light foxing, o/wise very good and clean internally. 22 x 15.
Anzac navies in the War.
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$15

66283
JUAN SEBASTIAN DE ELCANO
Spanish Training Ship for Naval Academy Midshipman "JUAN SEBASTIAN DE ELCANO" - Training Cruise 1987/88

Cadiz. 1985. Armada de España. 1985 edition. No pagination, 16 PP with 7 b/w photos and colour illustrations (1 rigging plan on double page, 2 maps, 3 paintings and 20 photos). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 27.5 x 17.7.
The training ship launched in 1927. The 1987/88 cruise with Australian calls at Fremantle, Melbourne, Hobart and Sydney for Australia's Bicentennial Celebration. The first circumnavigation of the globe and Juan Sebastian de Elcano.
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$20

16858
JULLIEN, Commissaire Général
MARINE ET IMAGERIE du 17è au 20è Siècle

Paris. N.D. c.1975. Musée de la Marine. 1st Ed. No pagination, 112 pages with b/w & colour illust. throughout. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 27 x 21.
Pictorial history of the French Navy through popular illustrations (uniforms & costumes of the personnel, life on board in cartoons by Gervèse).
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$10

32969
KAMMERER, Albert
LA PASSION DE LA FLOTTE FRANCAISE - De Mers El-Kebir à Toulon

Paris. 1951. Librairie Arthème Fayard. 1st Ed. 572 PP with facsimile of a hand written letter. Soft cover, dj. Ageing of paper, o/wise very good. French text. 22 x 13.8.
France and her Navy between the 1940 armistice with Germany and the attack at Oran by British forces, to the Anglo-American landing of 1942 in North Africa followed by the scuttling of the Fleet at Toulon.
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$25

19555
KEEGAN, John
THE PRICE OF ADMIRALTY, The Evolution of Naval Warfare

New York. 1989. Viking. 1st US Ed. XII, 292 PP with 6 maps, plus 16 pages with 39 bw illust. Hard cover, cloth spine, dj. Remainder mark on bottom outside edge. Faint foxing. Very good. 24 x 16. 0670814164
4 study cases on the evolution of naval warfare: Trafalgar, a conflict of wooden ships of the line - Jutland, with ironclad steamships - Midway, roll of aircraft carriers in the last surface-ship battle fought - Battle of the Atlantic, and the threat of the submarine.
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$10

18761
KENNEDY, Ludovic
PURSUIT, The Chase and Sinking of the Bismarck

London. 1975. Book Club Associates. Reprint of the 1974 original. 239 PP with 3 maps, plus 16 pages with 27 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket chipped and with closed tears. Previous owner's signature on endpaper, o/wise very good. 20 x 13.5.
The tracking & pursuit of the German battleship Bismarck which sailed from Gdynia on 18/5/41, sunk HMS Hood on 24/5, was disabled by torpedoes from the obsolete Swordfish of the Fleet Air Arm and was sunk on 27/5/41.
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$5

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

Copenhagen. 1998. Naval Museum. 1st Ed. (4), 52 PP with 25 watercolours. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. Danish text and English summary for each watercolours. Oblong: 21 x 29.7.
Glimpses of Danish Naval Life and History between 1938 and 1992.
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$30

32668
KING, Cecil
ATLANTIC CHARTER

London. 1943. The Studio Publications. 1st Ed. 232 PP with 43 text-illustrations and 56 b/w plates. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). Small nick to front cover of dust jacket. War economy paper. Very good. Scarce. 25 x 15.5.
American Naval history.
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$15

63462
KIZU, Tohru
SHIPS OF THE WORLD No. 449

Tokyo. 1992. Kaijinsha Co., Ltd. Issue 449, 1992. 172 PP with b/w illustrations (maps, plans, photos) and 76 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Japanese text (caption of some photographs in English). Fine. 25.7 x 18.
... Indian Ocean Operations of the Japanese Navy, Apr. 1942. CIS Watching - Movement of ex Soviet Navy, by Masaru YUSA. Rise and fall of Black Sea Fleet, by Shunji Taoka. History of the North Pacific Liners (part 12), by Akio Miura.
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$15

35732
KROSCHEL, Günter & EVERS, August-Ludwig
DIE DEUTSCHE FLOTTE 1848-1945 - Geschichte des Deutschen Kriegsschiffbaus in 437 Bildern

Wilhelmshaven. 1966. Verlag Lohse-Eissing. 4th corrected impression of the 1962 original. XXVIII PP with tables, plus 160 pages without pagination containing 437 b/w photos. Hard cover, cloth spine, gilt title on front cover and spine. Bookplate and front of dust jacket tipped in on front endpaper. Near fine. German text. 26.5 x 20.5.
Photographic history of the various German navies (Prussia, North Germany) from 1848 to 1888, Imperial of the Kaiser (1888-1918), Reichsmarine of the Weiman Republic (1919-1935) and the Kriegsmarine of the Third Reich (1935-1945).
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$10

31881
KUNTZE, Korvettenkapitan Paul H.
VOLK UND SEEFAHRT

Leipzig. 1939. Georg Dollheimer. 1st Ed. 364, (4 adv.) PP with 335 drawings, plus 62 plates with 178 b/w Illust (paintings and photos). Fp: Der Führer on bord "Deutschland" in Memel. FEP: Map Deutsche Kreuzerfahrten im Weltkriege. REP: Map Die Grofzen Entdeckungsfahrten. Cloth cover, decorated front. Near fine. German text in Gothic script. 24 x 16.5.
History of Germany, the German People, and the Sea, up to the start of World War II.
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$15

60995
KUNTZE, Korvettenkapitan Paul H.
VOLK UND SEEFAHRT

Leipzig. 1940. Georg Dollheimer. Reprint of the 1939 original. 364, (4 adv.) PP with 335 drawings, plus 62 plates with 178 b/w Illust (paintings and photos). Fp: Der Führer on bord "Deutschland" in Memel. FEP: Map Deutsche Kreuzerfahrten im Weltkriege. REP: Map Die Grofzen Entdeckungsfahrten. Cloth cover, decorated front. Covers damaged and split at spine. Endpapers split at gutter. Ageing of paper. Frontispiece is a facsimile reprint. Good copy in need of rebacking. German text in Gothic script. 24 x 16.5.
History of Germany, the German People, and the Sea, up to the start of World War II.
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$5

67697
LABAYLE, Eric
DE LA REVANCHE A LA LIBERATION - L' ECOLE DES ELEVES-ASPIRANTS DE CHERCHELL-MEDIOUNA (1942-1945)

Paris. 1996. Author. 1st edition limited to 1250 copies (No. 222/1200). Preface by Colonel Pierre Carles. 717 PP with b/w illustrations (badges, graphs, tables, maps & plans, photos). Hard cover, simile leather, gilt title and decoration on covers and spine, ribbon bookmark. All edges gilt. French text. Fine. 30.5 x 23.5.
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$100

66320
LABAYLE-COUHAT, Jean
LA MARINE FRANCAISE EN 1953

Paris. 1953. Editions Ozanne. 1st edition in "Collection du Navigateur". Preface by Amiral Castex. 56 PP with 5 colour plates (2 on Flags, 2 on Ranks, 1 on Badges) and b/w illustrations (19 photos, 32 profiles of warships and 8 sets of sketches of warplanes). Centrefold: Battleship Richelieu. Pictorial soft cover by Pierre Peron (Marine artist). Near fine. French text. Small format: 16 x 12.
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$25

47672
LACABANNE, Sonia
BASE WALLAHS - L' Armée Néo-Zélandaise en Nouvelle-Calédonie 1942-1944, stories of the Units of the Base Organisation, NZEF IP

Nouméa. 2004. Sonia Lacabanne. 1st French edition of the 1946 New Zealand original, translated by Sonia Lacabanne & François Planche. 184 PP with 5 drawings, plus 32 pages with 3 maps and 53 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 21 x 15.
Story of the units remaining at the bases of the 3rd N.Z. Division, in New Caledonia, during the Pacific campaign of World War II.
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$35

49543
LAMBERT, André
SILLAGES DE FRANCAIS

Paris. 1996. ADDIM. Folder containing a 48 page book with 46 b/w illustrations (23 drawings and 13 portraits), and 17 colour plates (drawings and watercolours by the author). French text. Fine. Format: book, 28.5 x 23, and plates, 40 x 30. Hard cover art folder, cloth spine, secured with ties. Large format: 45 x 32. 2907341405
Warships of the French Navy between 1870 and 1990: their names and origin, and their wakes. Very colourful plates.
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$50

69928
LAMING, Tim
THE VULCAN STORY 1952-2002

London. 2002. Silverdale Books. 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
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$30

38023
LARSEN, Kay
VORE ORLOGSSKIBE - Fra Halvfemserne Til Nu

Copenhagen. 1932. Nyt Nordisk Forlag - Arnold Busck. 1st Ed. 184 PP with 112 b/w illustrations. Card cover, illustration on front cover. Front edge of covers with closed tears. Signature of previous owner on half title page. Near fine. Danish text. 23.4 x 16.3.
Danish Navy.
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$25

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

Paris. 2003. Editions du Gerfaut. 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.
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$15

69929
LEINBURGER, Ralf
FIGHTER

Bath, UK. 2011. Parragon. 1st English edition, translated from the German original By Richard Elliot and Penny Hewson. 320 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (sketches, plans, photos). Stiff covers with flaps, pictorial front. Fine (mint condition). 20 x 16.5. 9781445424347
Fighter / Technology - Facts - History.
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$15

68268
LENTON, H. T. & COLLEDGE, J. J.
WARSHIPS OF WORLD WAR II

London. 1968. Ian Allan. 3rd reprint of the 1964 original. 638 PP with many tables & hundreds of b/w photos. Fp: H.M.S. Warspite in Malta Habour. University Library binding (cloth cover, gilt title on spine). Stamps of the "University of Tasmania" on endpapers, top outside edge and title page (recto/verso), o/wise contents near fine. 19 x 13.
A complete record of all known vessels of the Royal and Dominion Navies which participated in WWII. Capital ships, destroyers, submarines,... coastal forces and landing craft.
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$15

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

London. 1970. Ian Allan. 4th impression of the 1964 original. 638 PP with many tables & hundreds of b/w photos. Fp: H.M.S. Warspite in Malta Habour. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Dust jacket has a few small chips or closed tears, o/wise near fine. 19 x 13. 711002029
A complete record of all known vessels of the Royal and Dominion Navies which participated in WWII. Capital ships, destroyers, submarines,... coastal forces and landing craft.
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$30

65771
LEPOTIER, Contre-Amiral (R)
BREST, PORTE OCEANE

Paris. 1968. Editions France - Empire. 1st Ed. 428, (2) PP with 1 plan and 3 maps (2 on double page), plus 12 pages with 13 b/w illustrations (drawings, paintings, photos). Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket with chips at head of spine. French text. Very good. 19.4 x 14.
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$10

67705
LOTI, Pierre
UN JEUNE OFFICIER PAUVRE - Fragments de Journal Intime rassemblés par son fils Samuel Viaud (in La Petite Illustration)

Paris. 1923. Editions de l'Illustration. 1st published in "La Petite Illustration", No. 143, 28 April 1923. 92 PP with 3 b/w photos, 17 drawings and 3 watercolurs tipped in by the author. No. 143 bound together with 5 other issues (Nos. 141, 142, 147, 148 ... for a total of 188 more pages) of La Petite Illustration. Hard cover, half bound with marbled boards and gilt title "Romans et Théatre" on a cloth spine. Covers slightly rubbed. A few small stamps of previous owner on first page of the issues. A few small dog-ears, but overall, a very good copy. French text. 29.5 x 20.5.
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$20

50863
LUTUN, Bernard
1814-1817 OU L'EPURATION DANS LA MARINE FRANCAISE

Paris. 2005. L'Harmattan. 1st Ed., the Logiques Historiques series. 398, (2) PP with 16 tables. Soft cover. French text. Fine. 21.5 x 13.5 2747598802
French Royal Navy: purging and life after the Napoleonic wars.
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$30

34851
LÜTZOW, Konteradmiral Friedrich
SKAGERRAK

Munchen. 1936. Georg Müller. 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.
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$10

43530
MccGWIRE, Michael (editor)
SOVIET NAVAL DEVELOPMENTS - Context and Capability

Halifax, Nova Scotia. 1973. Dalhousie University. 1st Ed., Centre for Foreign Policy Studies, Department of Political Science. X, 467 PP. Soft cover. Covers somewhat sunned, o/wise near fine. 27.5 x 21.5.
A collection of 31 papers relating to Russia's maritime interests presented at a seminar in October 1972.
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$20

35103
MccGWIRE, Michael, BOOTH, Ken & McDONNELL, John (editors)
SOVIET NAVAL POLICY - Objectives and Constraints

New York. 1975. Praeger. 1st Ed., in the Praeger Special Studies in International Politics and Government. XXVI, 665 PP with 17 tables and 21 figures. Hard cover. Faint foxing, o/wise near fine. 24.2 x 16.2. 027509720X
34 papers: Soviet Military's Influence on Foreign Policy - Soviet Defense Policies and Naval Interests... Command of the Sea in Soviet Naval Strategy...
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$20

44257
McCULLY, Lieutenant Commander Newton A.
THE McCULLY REPORT - The Russo-Japanese War, 1904-05

Annapolis. 1977. Naval Institute Press. 1st edition of a 1906 typewritten documents. Edited by Richard A? von Doenhoff. XIII, 338 PP with tables and 17 sketches. Fp: Portrait of Newton A. McCully, Lieutenant Commander, U. S. Navy. Cloth cover, dj. Fine. 21.5 x 14.5. 0870213717
Report submitted to the Secretary of the Navy on 10th May 1906.
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$20

59339
McGOWAN, Alan
SAILOR - A Pictorial History

London. 1977. Macdonald & Jane's. 1st UK Ed. 176 PP with 230 b/w photos. Eps: Sailors on parade. Hard cover, dj. Signature of previous owner on title-page. Very good. 29 x 22. 035401126X
Life on board the world's fighting ships from the beginnings of photography to the present day.
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$10

42293
McLEAN, Gavin
CAPTAIN'S LOG - NEW ZEALAND'S MARITIME HISTORY

Auckland. 2001. Hodder Moa Beckett. 1st Ed. 224 PP with b/w illustrations. Inside covers: Map of the coast of New Zealand. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 25.8 x 18.2. 1869588819
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$15

66203
McNAB, Chris
Order Battle: GERMAN KRIEGSMARINE IN WWII

London. 2009. Amber Books. 1st edition in the "Order of Battle" series. 192 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Repaired closed tear on page 47/48, o/wise near fine. 24.8 x 19.6. 9781906626198
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$40

33029
MALLMANN SHOWELL, Jak P.
THE GERMAN NAVY IN WORLD WAR TWO - A Reference Guide to the Kriegsmarine, 1939-1945

Annapolis. 1979. Naval Institute Press. 1st US Ed. 224 PP with over 330 drawings and photos. Title spread: Schnellboote S19 commissioned October 1938. Hard cover, gilt title on spine. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 25.3 x 25. 0870219332
History, organization, warships... Chronology.
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$15

42190
MANSEL, Philip & WINKS, Robin W.
THE LILY AND THE LION - Royal France / Great Britain

Boston. 1987. Boston Publishing Company. 1st Ed. in the Empires: Their Rise and Fall series. Preface by Peter Stansky. 168, (6 index) PP with over 300 colour illustrations. Hard cover, dj (chipped and with closed tears). Near fine. 30.2 x 23. 0150040326
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$10

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

Lyon. 1944. Editions du Secrétariat Géneral de l'Information / Marine-Empire. Issue for February 1944. 64 PP with b/w illustrations Pictorial soft cover (le combat du "Vengeur" 13 prairial An II by Charles Fouqueray). Near fine. French text. 31 x 23.5.
French Navy (Vichy) since the Armistice of June 1940. First naval battle between the French Republic and the British Navy, 13 Prairial An 2 (1st of June 1793), or the Glorious First of June. Shipwreck of La Méduse.
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$20

18067
MARSHALL, Chris
THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF SHIPS - The History and Specifications of over 1200 Ships

London. 1996. Blitz Editions. Reprint of the 1995 original. Edited by Chris Marshall. 288 PP with 1 b/w photo, 2 colour photos, 3 colour paintings and over 1200 full-colour illust. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Fine. 30.7 x 23.8. 1856052885
From the first British submarine A1 to the Japanese aircraft carrier Zuikaku.
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$10

30397
MARSHALL, Chris
THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF SHIPS - The History and Specifications of over 1200 Ships

London. 1995. Blitz Editions. 1st English edition of the 1994 Italian original Navi e Velieri. Edited by Chris Marshall. 288 PP with 1 b/w photo, 2 colour photos, 3 colour paintings and over 1200 full-colour illustrations. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Fine. 30.7 x 23.8. 1856052885
From the first British submarine A1 to the Japanese aircraft carrier Zuikaku.
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$15

70406
MASSIE, Robert K.
DREADNOUGHT - Britain, Germany and the Coming of the Great War

New York. 1991. Random House. 1st edition. XXXI, 1007 PP with 1 sketch-plan and 4 maps, plus 32 pages with 44 b/w illustrations. Eps: maps of Europe and the Mediterranean, 1914. Hard cover, gilt title on cloth spine, dj. Faint foxing on top outside edge. Near fine. 24.2 x 16. 0394528336
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.
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$20

38227
MASSON, Philippe
HISTOIRE DE LA MARINE - Tome I: L'ère de la Voile

Paris. 1981. Charles Lavauzelle. 1st edition, limited to 4000 numbered copies (No. 2642/4000). XVI, 435 PP with 5 maps in colour, b/w illustrations and 12 plates in colour. Eps: Profiles of 6 sailing warships. Hard cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj (spine with a crease). Faint foxing spots on outside edges and on last page, o/wise near fine. French text. 29 x 21.5.
French Navy in the age of Sail. A massive work.
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$60

16782
MATRAT, Jean
HISTOIRE DES RELATIONS FRANCO-ANGLAISES

Paris. 1953. Nouvelles Editions Latines. 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.
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$20

35528
MAX, Dr. Alphonse
WETTERLEUCHTEN AM SUDATLANTIK - Neuer Krisenherd der Weltpolitik zwischen Karibik und Feuerland

Tübingen, Germany. 1983. Grabert-Verlag. 1st Ed. 124 PP. Card cover. Light foxing, o/wise near fine. German text. 20 x 12.4. 3878470681
Political crisis in the South Atlantic, between the Caribbean and Tierra del Fuego.
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$5

35516
MEISTER, Jürg
500 JAHRE SEEKRIEG AUF SCHWEIZERISCHEN SEEN (in Deutsche Werft)

Hamburg. 1967. Krogers Buch- und Verlagsdruckerei. Issue 5, 1967. Contains article from P.28 to 35 with 1 map and 14 b/w illust. Pictorial soft cover (Fleet from Zurich in 1444). Fine. German text. 29.8 x 21.
500 years of Naval wars on the Swiss Lakes.
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$15

35512
MEISTER, Jürg
DER ARGENTINISCH-CHILENISCHE STREIT UM DEN BEAGLE -KANAL (in Marine-Rundschau - No.81, Issue 7, July 1984)

München. 1984. Bernard & Graefe Verlag. Contains article from P.318 to 326 with 3 maps. Pictorial soft cover (A Tornado). Near fine. German text. 29.8 x 21.
Problems between Argentina and Chile on the sovereignty of the Beagle canal.
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$5

40501
MEISTER, Jürg
UNSICHERE ZUKUNFT DER COCOS-INSELN (in Marine-Rundschau - No.78, Issue 12, December 1981)

München. 1981. Bernard & Graefe Verlag. Contains article from P.642 to 644 with 3 maps and 2 b/w photos. Soft cover. Near fine. German text. 29.8 x 21.
Is there a future for the Cocos (Keeling) Islands and Christmas Island, as Australian territories.
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$10

54793
MESSENGER, Charles
HITLER'S GLADIATOR. The Life and Military Career of Sepp Dietrich

London. 2001. Brassey's. Paperback edition with revisions of the 1988 original. New Introduction of May 2000. XVI, (2), 245 PP with 14 maps, plus 36 pages with 38 b/w plates. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 23.5 x 15.5. 1857533658
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$5

57539
MICHEL-GASSE
TAHITI 1914: Le Vent de Guerre

Paris. 2009. à la frontière. 1st Ed. 350 PP with 1 plan (Baie de Papeete) and 62 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 22 x 15. 9782918665007
German Fleet off Papeete in September 1914. Attack and shelling of the city by the Gneisenau and the Scharnorst, on the 22nd of September. Attack repelled by the guns of the Zélée, a small French sloop.
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$55

61281
MIDDLEMAS, Keith
COMMAND THE FAR SEAS - A Naval Campaign of the First World War

London. 1961. Hutchinson. 1st Ed. 255 PP with 5 maps on full page, plus 10 pages with 15 b/w photos. Fp: S.M.S. Scharnhorst in the Southern Seas. Cloth cover. Ingleton catalogue number and dust jacket tipped in on rear endpaper. Ingleton bookplate on front endpaper. Occasional foxing. Very good. 21.5 x 14.5.
Account of the German cruisers / raiders in the Indian Ocean (Konigsberg & Emden), the Pacific Ocean (Scharnhorst, Gneisenau, Leipzig, Dresden), Battle of the Coronel, Battle of the Falklands..
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$20

34623
MILLHOLLAND, Ray
THE SPLINTER FLEET OF THE OTRANTO BARRAGE

Indianapolis. 1936. The Bobbs-Merrill Company. 1st Ed. 307 PP, plus 16 plates with 21 b/w photos. Fp: The ace of the Splinter Fleet - Lieutenant Maclear Jacoby. Eps: Map showing all the various scenes of action in the Splinter Fleet in the Mediterranean. Cloth cover, dj. Near fine. 22.2 x 15.2.
Action of the US Navy submarine chasers in the Mediterranean during the last year of World War I.
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$20

67023
MINISTERE DES ARMEES
REVUE HISTORIQUE DES ARMEES - No. 4, 1980

Vincennes, Paris. 1980. Revue Historique de Armées. No. 4, 1980. Edited by Colonel Villaume 264 PP with 12 badges in colour and b/w illustrations (maps, plans and photos), plus 1 colour plate. Soft cover, illustrated front. Covers lightly rubbed. French text. Near fine. 24 x 16.
Defence of the Port of Sète, by Alain Degage. ... 1921 Sojourn in the Levant (Syria), by Capitaine de Vaisseau Archambeaud. Activities of French submarines in 1943, by Capitaine de Vaisseau C. Huan.
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$10

68208
MITCHELL, Donald W.
A HISTORY OF RUSSIAN AND SOVIET SEA POWER

London. 1974. André Deutsch. 1st UK printing. XXVIII, (2), 657 PP with 15 tables and 26 maps, plus 40 pages with 79 b/w illust. Hard cover, dj. Stamp of "The Tasmanian Maritime and Folk Museum on front endpaper and title page. Slight ageing of paper on outside edges, o/wise very good. 24.2 x 16.2. 0233965181
From the Viking galleys which raided the Byzantine Empire in the 9th Century to the nuclear-powered submarines of the Soviet Navy, when Russia was the world's second sea power.
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$10

34667
MOORE, Captain John (editor)
JANE'S NAVAL REVIEW - Fourth Year of Issue

London. 1985. Jane's Publishing Company. 1st Ed. 175 PP with b/w illustrations (maps, plans and photos). Pictorial laminated boards. Near fine. 27.5 x 20.5. 0710603355
Counterbalancing the Soviet Navy East of Suez, by Admiral William J. Crowe... Britain's Merchant Navy: down by the bow and sinking fast by Nigel Ling. The French Navy in the year 2000, by Pierre Lachamade. 4 articles on the Soviet Navy, by Captain John Moore.
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$20

34666
MOORE, Captain John (editor)
JANE'S NAVAL REVIEW 1982-83 - Second Year of Issue

London. 1982. Jane's Publishing Company. 1st Ed. 160 PP with b/w illustrations (cutaways, maps, plans, photos and ship profiles). Pictorial laminated boards. Light foxing on prelims, o/wise fine. 27.5 x 20.5. 0710601270
The lessons of the Naval War in the Falklands, by Captain John Moore. Latin America: a patchwork of strengths and capabilities by Captain Frans de Blocq van Kuffeler... Conflict and commerce by Andrew Ambrose...
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$20

35961
MOORE, Captain John E.
WARSHIPS OF THE SOVIET NAVY

London. 1981. Jane's. 1st Ed. 192 PP with 12 plans and profiles, and 242 b/w photos. Fp: Admiral of the Fleet of the Soviet Union Sergei Georgiyevich Gorshkov. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 26.5 x 20.5. 0710601034
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$10

16797
MORGAN, John S.
ROBERT FULTON

New York. 1977. Mason/Charter. 1st Ed. XII, 236 PP plus 8 pages with 13 b/w illust. Cloth cover, dj (price clipped). Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 24 x 16. 0884054381
Biography of the American inventor, known for the invention of the steamboat, but also submarines which he called plunge boats, torpedoes, ... His stays in France and England.
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$10

38352
MORIZE, André (editor)
FACTS ABOUT FIGHTING FRANCE

London. 1943. Fighting France Publications / Société des Editions de la France Libre Ltd. 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.
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$100

49172
MOULTON, Major-General (editor)
BRASSEY'S ANNUAL 1973. Defence and the Armed Forces

London. 1974. William Clowes. 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.
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$20

68670
MUMBY, Frank A. (editor)
THE GREAT WORLD WAR - A HISTORY (complete set of 9 Volumes with 27 Issues)

London. 1915 /1922. The Gresham Publishing Company. 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. 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.
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$700

50826
MUNSON, Kenneth
GERMAN WAR BIRDS FROM WORLD WAR 1 TO NATO ALLY

Poole, UK. 1986. New Orchard Editions. 1st Ed. 176 PP with 12 b/w photos and hundreds of artworks in colour by John W. Wood. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 25.4 x 19.5. 1850790442
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$10

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

Copenhagen. 1979. Tidsskrift for Sovaesen. Issue, March 1979. Contains article pages 61 to 103 with 2 tables, 3 coat of arms, 7 plans and 13 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. Danish text. 20 x 13.
New Corvettes of the Danish Navy.
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$15

48376
N/A
CORVETTE ASM TYPE GEORGES LEYGUES

Paris Naval. 1979. Direction Technique des Constructions Navales. 1st Ed. September 1979, 3000 copies. 24 PP with 1 b/w drawing and colour illustrations (1 cutaway at centrefold, 1 sketch plan, 2 diagrams and 24 photos). Pictorial soft covers. Text in French, English and Spanish. Rear cover has slight damage (lifting of laminate), o/wise near fine. Oblong: 21 x 29.6.
Type of Anti-Submarine Corvette of the French Navy.
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$20

63778
N/A
EU Common Security and Defence Policy - CSDP newsletter (issue 12)

Strasbourg. 2012. Council of the European Union. Issue No. 12, Winter 2012 / 2013. Editorial by Catherine Ashton. 36 PP with colour illustrations (maps & photos). Pictorial soft cover. Text in either French or English. Near fine. 29.7 x 21.
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$10

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

Paris. 1991. Jean-Claude Lattès - ADDIM. 1st Ed., in Les Armes et les Hommes series. 215 PP with colour illustrations. Cloth cover, dj. Fine. French text. 29.2 x 23.5. 2709610493
France and the Gulf War of 1990/1991.
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$20

50764
N/A
GUIDA CATALOGO MUSEO STORICO NAVALE DI VENEZIA

Roma. 1965. ATEL / Ufficio Storico della Marina Militare. 1st Ed. 54 PP with 10 b/w photos, plus 10 pages with 9 colour plates. Pictorial soft cover. Italian text. Near fine. 21.6 x 13.2.
Catalogue of the Maritime Museum of Venice.
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$10

68076
N/A
JANE'S FIGHTING SHIPS OF WORLD WAR I

London. 1990. Studio Editions. 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. Stamps of the Australian Maritime College on half title, title page, outside page edges and rear endpaper. Contents very good and clean. Large format: 32 x 25.5. 1851703780
The 1919 original has been supplemented by extracting entries on significant ships from the 1914 edition.
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$15

52076
N/A
JANE'S FIGHTING SHIPS OF WORLD WAR I

New York. 1990. Military Press. 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. Faint foxing on outside edges. Near fine. 32 x 25.5. 0517033755
The 1919 original has been supplemented by extracting entries on significant ships from the 1914 edition.
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$25

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

London. 1990. Studio Editions. 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.
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$30

52903
N/A
MARINE ET MARINS

Paris. 1960. Service Presse-Information de la Marine. 1st Ed. 152 PP with 150 b/w photos. Illustrated soft cover. Very good. French text. 26.5 x 21.8.
French Navy in 1960.
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$25

51206
N/A
MISTRAL & TONNERRE - Ships of Tomorrow

Paris. 2005. Musée National de la Marine. Brochure with 4 folds and colour illustrations. 21 x 15.
Latest Projection & Command Ships of the French Navy.
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$5

60464
N/A
NAVAL FORCES - International Forum for Maritime Power - Vol. I, No. III, 1980

Aldershot, UK. 1980. Mönch Publishing Group. Edited by Vice-Admiral Sir Ian McGeoch. 116 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover (A Grumman F-14 TOMCAT taking off). Near fine. 30 x 23.5.
The struggle for the domination of the Persian Gulf, by J. Meister. ... Aircraft in Naval Warfare, by E. D. G. Lewin. ... Naval Air Defence for NATO, by Norman Friedman ....
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$10

60465
N/A
NAVAL FORCES - International Forum for Maritime Power - Vol. VI, No. I & Special Supplement, 1985

Aldershot, UK. 1985. Mönch Publishing Group. Edited by Admiral Sir James Eberle & John Llewellyn. 112 PP & 80 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft covers. Near fine. 29.7 x 21.2.
Supplement: GNM (van der Giessen-de Noord Marinebouw B.V.) Naval Construction.
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$10

60466
N/A
NAVAL FORCES - International Forum for Maritime Power - Vol. VI, No. II, 1985

Aldershot, UK. 1985. Mönch Publishing Group. Edited by Admiral Sir James Eberle & John Llewellyn. 104 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 29.7 x 21.2.
Interview with the First Sea Lord, Admiral Sir John Fieldhouse. Navies of North and South Korea, by Professor J. K. Park. The Chinese Navy, by Professor I. P. G. S. Cosby. ...
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$10

60467
N/A
NAVAL FORCES - International Forum for Maritime Power - Vol. VI, No. IV, 1985

Aldershot, UK. 1985. Mönch Publishing Group. Edited by Admiral Sir James Eberle & John Llewellyn. 144 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 29.7 x 21.2.
Naval situation in the Baltic, by Admiral P. Y. Rudberg. ... The Tomahawk Cruise Missile, by A. M. Bowen and R. O'Rourke. ...
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$10

60468
N/A
NAVAL FORCES - International Forum for Maritime Power - Vol. VII, No. II, 1986

Aldershot, UK. 1986. Mönch Publishing Group. Edited by Admiral Sir James Eberle & John Llewellyn. 124 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft covers with a few creases. Very good. 29.7 x 21.2.
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$5

60469
N/A
NAVAL FORCES - International Forum for Maritime Power - Vol. VII, No. IV (Supplement 1986)

Aldershot, UK. 1986. Mönch Publishing Group. Edited by Manfred Sadlowski. 112 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 29.7 x 21.2.
Supplement: HDW (Howaldtswerke Deutsche Werft) Naval Construction yard in Kiel. Frigates for Turkey and Portugal. Corvettes for the Royal Malaysian Navy.
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$10

60470
N/A
NAVAL FORCES - International Forum for Maritime Power - Vol. VII, No. V, 1956

Aldershot, UK. 1986. Mönch Publishing Group. Edited by Admiral Sir James Eberle & John Llewellyn. 156 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 29.7 x 21.2.
Naval Developments in the Persian Gulf, by A. Taha. The French Navy in 1986, by Rear-Admiral H. Moineville.
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$10

47503
N/A
REVUE NAVALE DE TOULON, 14 Juillet 1958. Passée par le Général DE GAULLE

Toulon. 1958. Imprimerie des Constructions et Armes Navales. 1st Ed. No pagination, 56 PP with 1 map at centrefold and 76 b/w illustrations (7 profiles of planes, 15 profiles of ships, and 54 photos). Pictorial soft cover (lightly rubbed). Fine. French text. Scarce. 26.8 x 20.8.
General De Gaulle was then Prime Minister and Minister of Defence of the French Republic.
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$30

43982
NASH, E
FLEETS OF THE WORLD 1915

London. 1915. Eveleigh Nash. 1st Ed. 198, (2 publications) PP, plus 104 b/w plates. Fp: H.M.S. Monarch firing a broadside. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Covers with signs of speckling. Lettering on spine nearly gone. Fold of endpapers split. Foxing spots on text pages but not affecting the plates. Good. Scarce. Oblong: 14.2 x 21.7.
Argentina, Australia and Austria-Hungary to ... Siam, Sweden and Turkey ... Pages 14 to 16: Naval losses of the combatant powers from 5th August 1914 to 31st January 1915.
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$15

35513
NASSAES, José Luis Alcofar
DIE PORTUGIESISCHE MARINE SEIT 1945 (in Marine-Rundschau - No. 78, Issue 2, February 1981)

München. 1981. Bernard & Graefe Verlag. Contains article from P.73 to 80 with 3 tables and 22 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover (Deck of Italian Destroyer Audace). Fine. German text. 29.8 x 21.
The Portuguese Navy since 1945.
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$10

60845
NAVY
NAVAL SHORE ESTABLISHMENT - PHILIPPINE NAVY (3 issues)

Cavite City. 1970, 1971 & 1972. Naval Shore Establishment, Cavite/Public Relations Office. Issues: 23rd Anniversary, 24 October 1970 with 24 PP. - 24th Anniversary, 24 October 1971 with 8 PP. - Issue April 1972 with 12 PP. A total of 44 pages with b/w illustrations (plans, photos, portraits). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 28 x 21.5.
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$15

63910
NAVY
THE WAR AT SEA

London. 1940. Continental Publishers and Distributors. 2nd edition of 10th March 1940. "Picturefacts" series: No. 1. 36 PP with tables and b/w illustrations (graphs, drawings, photos and a painting by Frank Mason at centrefold). Pictorial soft cover. 'Department of Information' stamp on front cover, Small repaired nick on front, o/wise fine. Scarce. 18 x 11.5.
Cooperation between the Royal Navy and French Navy during the first 6 months of World War Two.
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$25

50491
NAVY LEAGUE
THE NAVY YEAR BOOK AND DIARY 1948

London. 1947. Navy League. 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...
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$15

50490
NAVY LEAGUE
THE NAVY YEAR BOOK AND DIARY 1949

London. 1948. Navy League. 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.
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$15

50489
NAVY LEAGUE
THE NAVY YEAR BOOK AND DIARY 1951

London. 1950. Navy League. 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...
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$15

50488
NAVY LEAGUE
THE NAVY YEAR BOOK AND DIARY 1953

London. 1952. Navy League. 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...
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$15

50487
NAVY LEAGUE
THE NAVY YEAR BOOK AND DIARY 1954

London. 1953. Navy League. Yearly edition. 232 PP (64 for 1954 diary), with many adverts, b/w photos, and 1 b/w and 8 colour plates (4 on double page). Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, dj (chipped). Faint foxing on outside edges, o/wise near fine internally. 24.2 x 18.5.
An annual review with articles including: The Queen and her Crown - The work of the Royal Navy - The Fleet Air Arm - Navies of the Commonwealth by Navarino...
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$20

50484
NAVY LEAGUE
THE NAVY YEAR BOOK AND DIARY 1957

London. 1956. Navy League. Yearly edition. 264 PP, (64 1957 diary), with many b/w photos in text & adverts, and 9 colour plates on double page, by Ellis Silas. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, dj. Faint foxing on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 24.2 x 18.5.
An annual review with articles including: A Royal Year - Antarctica - The Fleet Air Arm - Merchant Navy Survey by Peter Duff... Includes an article by Alan Villiers: the New Mayflower Voyage (page 181 to 193 with 6 b/w photos).
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$20

50485
NAVY LEAGUE
THE NAVY YEAR BOOK AND DIARY 1958

London. 1957. Navy League. Yearly edition. 264 PP, (78 1958 diary), with many adverts, b/w photos, and 10 colour plates (9 on double page). Hard cover, gilt device on front cover, dj (a little chipped). Faint foxing on outside edges, o/wise near fine internally. 24.2 x 18.5.
An annual review with articles including: A Royal Year - The Changing Shape of the Royal Navy - The Fleet Air Arm - Merchant Navy survey by Peter Duff ...
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$15

13623
OAKESHOTT, Ewart
THE BLINDFOLD GAME - "The Day" at Jutland

London. 1969. Pergamon Press Ltd. 1st Ed., in "The Pergamon English Library". (8), 128 PP with 18 charts & 25 drawings by the author, 18 plates with 47 b/w photos, plus 1 large folded plate with 38 figures (1 key to profile and 37 profiles of warships) at rear of book. Hard cover a little bumped at corners, gilt title on spine, dj (lightly rubbed). Near fine. 25.5 x 17.5. 0080132820
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$25

70487
OGDEN, Graeme
MY SEA LADY - The Story of H.M.S. Lady Madeleine, from February 1941 to February 1943

London. 1963. Hutchinson. 1st Ed. 201, (3) PP with 16 b/w illustrations by Richard Elsden. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket with chips and a small piece missing at head of spine. Ex Library copy with stamps on title page, its verso and last page. Renewed endpapers. Occasional foxing. 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.
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$20

18625
PACINI, Eugene
LA MARINE, Arsenaux, Navires, Equipages, Navigation, Atterrages, Combats

Grenoble. 1981. Edition des 4 Seigneurs. Reprint of the 1844 original. (6), 240 PP with 119 b/w illust., plus 23 b/w plates and colour plates (8 of uniforms, 1 of flags). Dark blue simile vellum, gilt title on spine, ribbon book-mark. French text. Light foxing on covers and prelims, o/wise near fine. 27 x 17.
The Navy: shipyards and ships, crew, flags, navigation and landfalls, sea battles. Illustrations by Morel-Fatio.
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$50

45848
PADFIELD, Peter
DÖNITZ ET LA GUERRE DES U-BOOTE

Paris. 1986. Le Grand Livre du Mois. 1st French edition translated from the 1984 original Dönitz, the Last Führer, by Gilberte Marchegay. 468 PP with 2 maps, plus 16 pages with 32 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Signature of previous owner on front endpaper. Faint foxing spots on outside edges and endpapers. Near fine. French text. 24.7 x 15.6. 2857042094
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$10

33803
PAGE, Dave
SHIPS VERSUS SHORE - Civil War Engagements along Southern Shores and Rivers

Nashville. 1994. Rutledge Hill Press. 1st Ed. 410 PP with 15 maps and 110 b/w illust. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Faint foxing and remainder mark on lower outside edge, o/wise fine. 24 x 16.5. 1558532676
Naval engagements in the South during the Civil War, from the Potomac to the Rio Grande.
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$15

50711
PALAYRET, Jean-Marie
L'ALLIANCE IMPOSSIBLE, Diplomatie et outil militaire dans les relations franco-italiennes

Paris. 2004. Service Historique de la Marine. 1st Ed. (6), 582 PP with cartoons and drawings, maps, tables, and b/w photos. Hard cover, title on front cover and spine, dj. Fine. French text. 30.5 x 21.8. 2110915234
France and Italy between the Great War and World War II.
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$70

44077
PASCALLON, Pierre (editor)
LES ARMEES FRANCAISES A L' AUBE DU XXIe SIECLE - Tome I: La Marine Nationale

Paris. 2002. L'Harmattan. 1st Ed., in Collection Défense, with an introduction by Alain, Oudot de Dainville, Vice-Amiral d'Escadre. 460 PP, (6 advertisements) with maps, graphs, diagrams and b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Light foxing, o/wise near fine. French text. 21.5 x 13.5. 2747525341
The French Navy at the turn of the 21st century.
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$50

18229
PASQUELOT, Maurice
LES DOSSIERS SECRETS DE LA MARINE, Londres-Vichy 1940-1944

Paris. 1977. N.E.L. 1st Ed. 298 PP, plus 8 pages with 10 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Spine creased. Faint foxing. French text. Near fine. 22.3 x 14. 2723300226
A history of the French Navy Secret Service during WWII: sinking of the Bismark - An unknown aspect of Captain Cousteau who helped secure the secret Italian code.
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$10

30851
PAWLOWSKI, Gareth L.
FLAT-TOPS AND FLEDGLINGS - A History of American Aircraft Carriers

New York. 1971. A. S. Barnes. 1st Ed. 530 PP with over 400 b/w photos. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (closed tears). Occasional foxing, o/wise very good. 28.8 x 22.2. 0498076415
Part I: the flat-tops. Part II: the fledglings (early planes, fighter aircraft... Early Warning aircraft). Part III: medals and commendations.
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$20

34843
PEILLARD, Léonce
GESCHICHTE DES U-BOOTKRIEGES 1939-1945

Wien. c.1970. Verlag Buch und Welt. 1st German edition translated from the 1970 French original Histoire Genérale de la guerre Sousmarine 1939-1945. 472 PP with 2 maps, 4 graphs and 10 tables, plus 16 pages with 24 b/w photos. Cloth cover. Faint foxing. German text. Fine. 21.3 x 13.2.
General history of submarine warfare during World War II.
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$5

49542
PERCHOC, Michel & FUCHS, Jean-Virgile
PAGES D'HISTOIRE NAVALE

Paris. 2004. Editions du Gerfaut. 1st Ed. 96 PP with 75 colour illustrations (32 details and 43 on full page), all watercolours by André Lambert. Laminated pictorial boards. French text. Fine. Oblong: 26.2 x 30.5. 291462249X
A pictorial history of the French Navy: The fight of La Cordelliere in 1512... Trafalgar in 1805... to: Herackles Mission (Afghanistan, October 2001 to June 2002) on board the aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle
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$30

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

Lorient. 1973. Direction Technique des Constructions Navales. 1st Ed. 20 PP with 1 cutaway in colour at centrefold (frigate type Tourville), 13 b/w illustrations and 8 colour photos. Title page: Crest of Duguay-Trouin. Soft cover, copper crest attached on front cover. Near fine. French text. Oblong: 21 x 27.
Frigate of the Tourville Class, launched 1st of June 1973.
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$25

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

Lorient. 1973. Direction Technique des Constructions Navales. 1st Ed. 20 PP with 1 cutaway in colour at centrefold (frigate type Tourville), 13 b/w illustrations and 8 colour photos. Title page: Crest of Duguay-Trouin. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. French text. Oblong: 21 x 27.
Frigate of the Tourville Class, launched 1st of June 1973.
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$10

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

Lorient. 1973. Direction Technique des Constructions Navales. 1st Ed. 20 PP with 1 cutaway in colour at centrefold (frigate type Tourville), 13 b/w illustrations and 8 colour photos. Title page: Crest of Duguay-Trouin. Original soft cover without the copper crest. Near fine. French text. Oblong: 21 x 27.
Frigate of the Tourville Class, launched 1st of June 1973.
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$15

71209
POCHHAMMER, Captain Hans
BEFORE JUTLAND, Admiral Von Spee's Last Voyage, Coronel & the Battle of the Falklands

London. 1931. Jarrolds. 1st Edition, translated by H.J. Stenning. 255 PP plus 14 b/w plates and Frontispiece: Vice-Admiral Count von Spee, Chief of the German East Asiatic Cruiser Squadron, 1912-1914, perished in Battle of Falkland Islands, 8th December, 1914. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, price-clipped dust jacket. Jacket has some pieces missing on the bottom and is protected in a plastic sleeve. Contents complete and near fine. Quite scarce in this condition. 23.5 x 16.
Capt. Pochhamer was the First Officer of the "Gneisenau" and one of the few survivors. Includes chapters on: Tsingtao, Ponape, Marshall Islands, Samoa and Tahiti, the Marquesas, the Battle of Coronel, off Valparaiso, Rounding Cape Horn, Battle of the Falkland Islands...
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$150

34191
POLMAR, Norman
SOVIET NAVAL POWER - Challenge for the 1970s

London. 1974. Macdonald and Jane's. 1st UK revised edition of the 1972 original. XI, 126 PP with 12 b/w photos. Hard cover. Very good. 23.5 x 17. 0356081583
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$10

20387
POLMAR, Norman (Editor)
SOVIET NAVAL DEVELOPMENTS

Annapolis. 1979. The Nautical & Aviation Publishing Co. Revised and updated 1974 original. (6), 119 PP with tables, graphs, plans and 106 bw photos. FEP: profiles of Soviet warship classes. REP: Profiles of Soviet submarine classes. Cloth cover, dj. Owner stamp in blind on lower corner of front endpaper. Foxing spots. Very good. 25.7 x 18. 0933852010
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$10

68501
POTTER, E. B. (editor)
SEA POWER - A Naval History

Annapolis. 1981. Naval Institute Press. 2nd edition (extended) of the 1960 original. VII, (3), 419 PP with battle diagrams, plans and maps. Cloth cover, illustrated front board. Stamps and markings of "University of Tasmania" / "Australian Maritime College" on front endpaper, title page and last page. Internally very good. 26 x 18. 0870216074
The Age of Galley Warfare to Cold War, and New Weapons / New Challenges.
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$10

56366
POTTER, John Deane
ADMIRAL OF THE PACIFIC, The Life of Yamamoto

London. 1965. Heinemann. 1st Ed. XII, 332 PP including bibliography & index, plus 12 pages with 23 b/w illustrations. Fp: Yamamoto in full regalia. Eps: Map of the North Pacific Ocean. Cloth cover, dj (price clipped). Foxing on outside edges. Very good. 22.2 x 14.7.
Detailed account of the preparations involved prior to Japan's attack in the Pacific: conferences, arguments, espionage & counter-espionage, code breaking, planning, etc... The Battle of Midway & the threat to America...
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$35

20905
PREGER, W.
THE HUMBLE DUTCH HERRING

Melbourne. 1944. F.W. Cheshire. 1st Imprint of 4000 copies. 62 PP with 2 head pieces, 7 tail pieces in text plus 32 bw plates. Fp: The Herring packers by Cees Bolding, 1939. Eps: Map of the North Sea. Soft cover, pict. dj. Very good. 25 x 19.
A history of Holland, her Empire and their seafaring people up to the Pacific War. Dedicated to all Dutch seafarers "To you who for four long and homeless years have courted death that others might live."
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$40

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

London. 1976. Hamlyn / Bison Books. 1st Ed. 224 PP with maps, b/w photos, as well as artworks in b/w or colour by John Batchelor. Illustrated title-page and half title-page. FEP: Map of the European theater of operations. REP: Map of the Pacific theater of operations. Hard cover, dj. Fine. Large format: 30.2 x 22.7. 0600365697
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$10

34584
PRESTON, Antony
AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF THE NAVIES OF WORLD WAR II

London. 1979. Hamlyn / Bison Books. 2nd impression of the 1976 original. 224 PP with maps, b/w photos, as well as b/w & colour illustrations by John Batchelor. Illustrated title-page and half title-page. FEP: Map of the European theater of operations. REP: Map of the Pacific theater of operations. Hard cover, dj. Fine. Large format: 30.2 x 22.7. 0600365697
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$10

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

London. 1998. PRC. Reprint of the 1982 edition (original of 1976). 224 PP with b/w illustrations (maps, photos, and artworks by John Batchelor), plus 8 pages with 14 b/w photos. Illustrated title-page and half title-page. Laminated pictorial boards, dj. Fine. Large format: 30.2 x 23. 1856484718
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$5

35715
REYNOLDS, Quentin
ONLY THE STARS ARE NEUTRAL

Sydney. 1942. Angus and Robertson. 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.
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$35

60473
RIMINGTON, Critchell
FIGHTING FLEETS - 1943 Edition

New York. 1943. Dodd, Mead & Company. 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.
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$20

18767
RIMINGTON, Critchell
FIGHTING FLEETS - 1943 Edition

New York. 1943. Dodd, Mead & Company. 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.
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$20

44346
RIMINGTON, Critchell
FIGHTING FLEETS - A Survey of the Navies of the World - 1944 Edition

New York. 1944. Dodd, Mead & Company. 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.
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$20

42452
RIMINGTON, Critchell
FIGHTING FLEETS 1942

New York. 1942. Dodd, Mead and Co. 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.
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$20

55792
RITTMEISTER, Wolfgang
DIE SCHIFFSFIBEL

Leipzig. 1940. L. Staackmann Verlag. 1940 edition. 120 PP with illustrations by Alfred Malhau. Hard cover, illustrated front board. Spine repaired and reinforced. Slight ageing of paper. Stamp of previous owner on front endpaper. German text, gothic script. Good. 19.4 x 12.4.
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$5

55487
ROHWER, Jürgen
DIE SOWJETISCHE FLOTTE IM ZWEITEN WELTKRIEG. Ein Bericht über die sowjetische Literatur

Frankfurt/Main. 1960. Dernard & Graefe Verlag für Wehrwesen. Reprint from Jahresbibliographie Bibliothek für Zeitgeschichte Weltkriegsbücherei, Volume 32, 1960, pages 383 - 410. 30 PP. Soft cover (reinforced at spine). Slight ageing of paper. German text. Very good. 21 x 15.
Soviet Fleet during WWII.
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$5

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

Munich. 1968. J. F. Lehmanns Verlag. 1st Ed. XXIV, 376 PP, plus 3 folded plate in rear pocket with 10 maps. Cloth cover. Discreet scoring in front of a few names of ships sunk, o/wise fine. Image shows title-page. German text. Oblong: 14.8 x 21.2.
U-Boat successes during World War II.
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$20

21918
ROSIGNOLI, Guido
BADGES AND INSIGNIA OF WORLD WAR II: Air Force - Naval - Marine

New York. 1983. Exeter Books. 1st US Ed. as a combined volume of Air Force Badges and Insignia of WWII, and Naval and Marine Badges and Insignia of WWII. 363 PP with 6 bw, and 144 colour plates. Decorated hard cover, dj. Fine. 21.3 x 14.2. 0671060082
Over 2500 colour illustrations of badges, insignia, shoulder straps, cap tallies...
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$10

68743
ROSIGNOLI, Guido
BADGES AND INSIGNIA OF WORLD WAR II: Air Force - Naval - Marine

London. 1983. Peerage Books. 1st Ed. as a combined volume of Air Force Badges and Insignia of WWII, and Naval and Marine Badges and Insignia of WWII. 363 PP with 6 bw, and 144 colour plates. Decorated hard cover. Stamps of University of Tasmania on endpapers, top outside edge and title page, library No. at foot of spine. No other marks and still a very good clean copy. 21.3 x 14.2. 0907408346
Over 2500 colour illustrations of badges, insignia, shoulder straps, cap tallies...
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$5

21016
ROSIGNOLI, Guido
BADGES AND INSIGNIA OF WORLD WAR II: Air Force - Naval - Marine

London. 1983. Peerage Books. 1st Ed. as a combined volume of Air Force Badges and Insignia of WWII, and Naval and Marine Badges and Insignia of WWII. 363 PP with 6 bw, and 144 colour plates. Decorated hard cover, dj. (repaired). Very good. 21.3 x 14.2. 0907408346
Over 2500 colour illustrations of badges, insignia, shoulder straps, cap tallies...
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$10

39595
ROSKILL, Captain S. W.
THE STRATEGY OF SEA POWER - Its development and application

London. 1962. Collins. 1st Ed. 288 PP. Cloth cover, dj (price clipped). Discreet signature of previous owner at top corner of front endpaper. Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 22.4 x 15.
Naval strategy from its beginnings to the present day... Based on the Lees-Knowles Lectures delivered in the University of Cambridge, 1961.
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$15

67987
ROSKILL, Captain S. W.
THE WAR AT SEA 1939-1945 - Volume II: The Period of Balance

London. 1956. H.M.S.O. 1st Ed., in the "History of the Second World War, United Kingdom Military" series. 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. Green cloth cover, gilt title on black vignette on spine. Signatures and a neat institution stamp on front endpapers. Light foxing on outside edges. A near fine copy. 25 x 17.
January 1942 to May 1943.
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$40

70161
ROWLAND, John T.
WIND AND SALT SPRAY, The Autobiography of a Sailor

New York. 1965. W. W. Norton & Co. 1st Ed. 220 PP with 1 chart & 2 plans, plus 12 pages with 27 b/w photos. Hard cover, cloth spine, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges and few pages. Very good. 22 x 15.
Stories & anecdotes on clear or stormy days, on board big & small boats, in peace and war (WWI & WWII).
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$30

36623
ROY-CHAUDHURY, Rahul
SEA POWER AND INDIAN SECURITY

London. 1995. Brasseys. 1st Ed. 222 PP with 2 maps, 4 graphs and 9 tables Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 23.5 x 15. 1857530500
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$30

35525
RUGE, Friedrich
POLITIK UND STRATEGIE - Strategisches Denken und Politisches Handeln

Frankfurt am Main, Germany. 1967. Bernard & Graefe. 1st Ed. VII, 319 PP. Soft cover (rubbed). German text. Faint foxing. Very good. 20.5 x 13.4.
Policy and Strategy: Strategic thoughts and Political acts.
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$5

35526
RUGE, Friedrich
SEEMACHT UND SICHERHEIT

Frankfurt am Main. 1968. Bernard & Graefe. 3rd expanded edition of the 1955 original. 164 PP with 5 maps and graphs. Soft cover. German text. Faint foxing. Near fine. 20.5 x 13.
Naval Power and Security - fate of Germany.
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$5

35524
RUGE, Friedrich
SEEMACHT UND SICHERHEIT - Eine Schicksalsfrage für alle Deutschen

Tübingen, Germany. 1955. Fritz Schlichtenmayer. 1st Ed. 78 PP with 2 tables and 3 maps. Card cover (rubbed). Very good. German text. 20.2 x 12.5.
Naval Power and Security - fate of Germany.
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$5

35090
RUGE, Vice Admiral Friedrich
THE SOVIETS AS NAVAL OPPONENTS 1941-1945

Annapolis. 1979. Naval Institute Press. 1st Ed. VI, (2), 210 PP with 6 maps and 23 b/w photos. Cloth cover. Front endpaper with traces left by a bookplate, o/wise near fine. 23.5 x 15.7. 0870216767
Soviet Naval activities as they appeared to the German side.
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$10

60846
RUIZ, Flag Officer In Command Hilario M.
PHILIPPINE NAVY ANNIVERSARY ISSUE - 33rd Anniversary: February 9, 1972 (in Philippine Navy Log)

Manila. 1972. Naval Public Relations Office. Vol. IV, No. 1, January 1972. 10 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 26.5 x 20.
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$5

60298
RUIZ, Flag Officer In Command Hilario M.
PHILIPPINE NAVY DAY - 34th Anniversary: February 9, 1973

Manila. 1973. Naval Public Relations Office 1st Ed. 20 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 27.2 x 20.5.
A Seafaring Nation: historical synopsis. Philippine Coast Guard. Naval Shore Establishments. Marine Brigade. ... Naval Construction Battalion.
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$10

18357
RUTTER, Owen
RED ENSIGN, A History of Convoy

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.
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$5

16761
SAHIB, & VICHOT, Jacques
MARINS & NAVIRES - ANCIENS & MODERNES, PAR SAHIB (1890)

Paris. 1977. Musée de la Marine. 1st Ed. (4), 68 PP with many b/w & colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 27 x 21.
Reprint of a history of ships & sailors of the navies through cartoons, published by Sahib (a sort of Pooh-Bah) in 1890.
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$10

43816
SAHIB, (LESAGE, Louis Ernest & GOURDON, Christian )
LA FREGATE L'INCOMPRISE, Voyage autour du Monde

Paris. 1980. Voiles / Gallimard. Reprint of the 1881 edition published by Librairie Léon Vanier, (original of 1876). (4), 212 PP with hundreds of drawings by Louis Ernest Lesage (a.k.a. Sahib). Red cloth cover, gilt title on an illustrated front cover. Near fine. 31.5 x 25.
Life on board a French warship in the 1860s. L'Incomprise sailed from Brest on the Atlantic Ocean to Toulon on the Mediterranean Sea, via Lisbon, Gibraltar, Toulon, Algiers, Canary Islands, Senegal, Rio de Janeiro, Cape of Good Hope ... India, China, Japan, New Caledonia, Tahiti and Cape Horn.
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$30

69223
SAJIMA, Naoko & TACHIKAWA, Kyoichi
JAPANESE SEA POWER: A Maritime Nation's Struggle for Identity

Canberra. 2009. The Sea Power Centre - Australia. 1st Ed. Volume No. 2, in the Foundations of International Thinking on Sea Power series. Preface by Gregory P. Gilbert. 202 PP with tables and b/w or colour illustrations. Pictorial stiff covers. Fine. 21 x 14.8. 9780642297051
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$25

71478
SCHAEFFER, Heinz
U-BOAT 977

London. 1953. William Kimber. 6th edition of the September 1952 original. Foreword by Nicholas Monsarrat. 207 PP, plus 8 pages with 8 b/w photos. Fp: U-977 after surrender in Argentina. FEP: The structure of a U-boat. REP: The last voyage of U-977. Cloth cover with light shelf wear, price-clipped dust jacket. Dust jacket has a few creases and chips and is in a protective sleeve. Light foxing around edges, o/wise a very good copy. Scarce. 22.2 x 14.
The U-boat war years by a surviving German Commander. The escape to Argentina with his U-977 hoping to find "a decent respect for the defeated"!
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$35

47253
SCHARF, J. Thomas
HISTORY OF THE CONFEDERATE STATES NAVY, From Its Organization to the Surrender of Its Last Vessel

New York. 1977. Fairfax Press. Reprint (a) of the 1887 original. X, 11- 824 PP with tables, 8 plans, and 33 b/w illustrations, plus 42 b/w plates. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Name of the author on spine of cover and on dust jacket has been spelled "Sharf". Near fine. 23.5 x 16. 0517239132
The Struggle with the Navy of the United States. The Engagements fought in Rivers and Harbors of the South and upon the High Seas. Blockade-Running. The First Use of Iron-Clads and Torpedoes. The History of Privateering.
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$20

46748
SCHIRMANN, Jacques (editor)
IPHIGENIE. Journal de bord de l'Aspirant Charles Millot, dernière campagne 1899-1900

Le Touvet, France. 2001. Editions Marcel-Didier Vrac. 1st Ed. 102, (2) PP with b/w illustrations (sketches, plans, 85 photos...), plus 12 pages with 1 b/w postcard, and 17 sketches (coastal views) in colour. Title page: Iphigenie, training ship of the French Navy, rod of Funchal, Azores. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. French text. 33.6 x 21.5 2910821404
Aspirant Millot is better known in the French Navy as "Gervèse" the illustrator of daily life in the navy... Last cruise of Iphigenie, to train cadets of the French Navy.
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$25

38549
SCHONEFELD, Dr.-Ing. Helmut (editor)
DEUTSCHER KRIEGSSCHIFFBAU HEUTE

München. 1982. Bernard & Graefe Verlag. 1st Ed. (14 adv.), 132 PP with 144 figures (illustrations, tables and graphs). Pictorial laminated boards. Signature of previous owner on verso of FFEP, o/wise fine. German text. 24.5 x 17.5. 3763756019
11 papers on the German Navy Today (military technology and warships). Seminar held in Bremen 18 and 19 February 1982.
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$10

41694
SCHÖN, Heinz
OSTSEE' 45: Menschen - Schiffe - Schicksale

Stuttgart. 1985. Motorbuch Verlag. 1st Ed. 696 PP with 200 b/w illustrations (most of them photographs). Hard cover, gilt device on front board, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. German text. 23.5 x 15.5. 3879438560
1945 in the Baltic Sea: People - Ships - Destiny.
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$20

61329
SELIGMAN, Adrian
NO STARS TO GUIDE

London. 1951. Hodder & Stoughton. 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.
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$15

67885
SERBAN, N.
UN FRERE DE PIERRE LOTI (Gustave Viaud)

Paris. N.D. circa 1930's. Nouvelles Editions Latines. 1st Ed. 197, (3) PP, plus 4 b/w plates (including 3 portraits. Soft cover. Copy reinforced at spine, paper fragile. Very good. French text. 19 x 12.5.
Gustave Viaud: 1836-1865. Surgeon in the French Navy. Tahiti: 1859-1862. Indo-China (Poulo-Condor) 1863-1865.
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$15

45999
SHANTIES
CHANSONS BAILLE

Paris. 1952. Association des Anciens Elèves de l' Ecole Navale. 1st Ed., limited to 2000 numbered copies (No. 1527/2000). Introduction by Bourragué. (8), 162 PP with 48 sketches by Capitaine de Corvette Luc-Marie Bayle, and 16 pages for 17 musical scores by Capitaine de Frégate Jean Belin. Hard cover, cloth spine. Foxing spots by stiching points (gutter). Near fine. French text. Scarce in this condition. 24.6 x 15.8.
60 songs from the Ecole Navale at Brest (equivalent to the Annapolis of the US Navy or the Dartmouth of the Royal Navy).
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$65

34846
SIEWERT, Wulf
DER ATLANTIK - Geopolitik eines Weltmeeres

Leipzig. 1940. Verlag und Druck von B. R. Teubner. 1st Ed. in the Macht und Erde series. VI, 98 PP with 10 maps. Illustrated card cover. Near fine. German text in gothic script. 21.5 x 14.8.
The Atlantic Ocean. Geopolitics and world power.
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$10

39615
SNYDER, Gerald S.
THE ROYAL OAK DISASTER

San Rafael, Ca. USA. 1978. Presidio. 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.
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$25

44356
SORENSEN, Paul Bjorn
DIE DÄNISCHE MARINE IN DEN 80er JAHREN (in Marine-Rundschau - No.78, Issue 3, March 1981)

München. 1981. Bernard & Graefe Verlag. . Contains article from P.130 to 139 with 2 organigrams, 4 maps and 18 b/w photos. Soft cover. Near fine. German text. 29.8 x 21.
The Danish Navy.
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$10

19698
SPEARS, John R.
THE HISTORY OF OUR NAVY, From its Origin to the Present Day 1775-1897 (in four volumes)

New York. 1897. Charles Scribner's Sons. 1st Ed. Vol. I: XXII, 416 PP with 113 bw illust in text. Fp: John Paul Jones. Vol.II: XVI, 425 PP with 105 bw illust. in text. Fp: the Constitution and the Guerrière. Vol.III: XVI, 469, (10 appendix) PP with 105 bw illust. Fp: Chasing a slaver, off the African coast. Vol.IV: XXII, 607 PP with 167 bw illust. in text. Fp: Farragut's fleet passing Forts Jackson and St. Philip. Cloth cover. Ageing of paper, o/wise very good. 20.2 x 14.
A comprehensive history of the United States Navy.
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$55

46677
SPIRIDONOVA, Lioudmila, LOFFE, Alexandre, et al.. (editors)
LA FLOTTE DE L' EMPIRE DE RUSSIE

Paris. 1996. Romain Pages Editions. 1st French edition, translated from the Russian original by Vladimir Maximoff. 288 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Hard cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj. Fine. French text. 28.7 x 20.6. 2908878798
The Imperial Russian Navy 1696 to 1917. Published for the 300 years anniversary of its founding. Chapter V: Explorations and Scientific voyages.
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$40

44352
SSEMENOW, Wladimir
DIE SCHLACHT BEI TSUSCHIMA

Berlin. 1907. Ernst Siegfried Mittler und Sohn. 1st German edition translated from the Russian original by Lieutenant Gercke. (2), 70 PP, plus 2 folded plates (Battleship Ssuworow and Battle of Tsuschima). Soft cover. Cover chipped and reinforced with tape on spine. Very good. German text in Gothic script. 24.4 X 16.6.
Translation and publication of this work was sponsored by the German Naval Staff.
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$15

34770
STEINBERG, Jonathan
YESTERDAY'S DETERRENT - Tirpitz and the Birth of the German Battle Fleet

London. 1965. Macdonald. 1st Ed. 240 PP, plus 24 pages with 34 b/w illust. Fp: Rear-Admiral Alfred von Tirpitz in 1900. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Foxing spots on outside edges, occasional underlining in text or margin by previous owner (Naval Historian Jurg Meister), o/wise near fine. Image shows title-page and frontispiece. 22x 14.5.
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$10

50373
STEPHAN, John
THE WAR THAT SHOOK THE WORLD: The Russo-Japanese War (in Orientations. A Discovery of Asia and the Pacific)

Hong Kong. 1971. Pacific Communications Ltd. Volume 2, No. 11, November 1971. Contains article between P.40 and 48 with 1 map, 2 colour and 3 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.8 x 20.8.
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$5

69518
STEWART, I. G.
LIBERTY SHIPS IN PEACETIME, and Their Contribution to World Shipping History

Rockingham Beach, W.A. 1992. Ian Stewart Marine Publications. 1st edition limited to 500 copies. Forewoird by Frank Broeze. (6), 322 PP profusely illustrated with b/w & colour photos. Fp: Pacific Nomad. Laminated pictorial boards. Front endpaper with dedicatory note to the previous owner, dated and signed by the author. Fine. 30 x 21.5. 0646059874
The standard tramp vessel designed to last a few months & its contribution to the Allied Forces' war effort.
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$80

63023
STEWART, I. G.
LIBERTY SHIPS IN PEACETIME, and Their Contribution to World Shipping History

Rockingham Beach, W.A. 1992. Ian Stewart Marine Publications. 1st edition limited to 500 numbered copies. (2), 322 PP profusely illustrated with b/w & colour photos. Fp: "Pacific Nomad". Pictorial laminated boards. Certificate pasted down on front endpaper, hand numbered (054 / 500), dated and signed by the author. A tiny bump to top front corner, o/wise a fine copy. 30 x 21.5. 0646059874
The standard tramp vessel designed to last a few months & its contribution to the Allied Forces' war effort.
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$120

57374
STRUCKMANN, Kommandör A. C.
DIE KÖNIGLICH DÄNISCHE MARINE-AKADEMIE / THE ROYAL DANISH NAVAL ACADEMY (in Marine-Rundschau - No. 79, Issue 5, May 1982)

München. 1982. Bernard & Graefe Verlag. Contains article (in German and English) from P.228 to 233 with 9 b/w photos. Soft cover. Near fine. German text. 29.8 x 21.
The Danish Navy.
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$10

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

Annapolis. 1997. Naval Institute Press. 1st printing of the 1997 original. XXVI, (2), 535 PP with 18 prints and photos, and 31 maps and charts. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Top corner of rear jacket clipped. Some underlining in blue or red biro, o/wise a very good clean & bright copy. 23.4 x 15.8. 087021229X
Maarten Harpertszoon Tromp, father of Naval tactics, by J.J.A. Wijn. Niels Juel, the good old knight, by Hans Christian Bjerg. Pierre-Andre de Suffren de Saint-Tropez, Admiral Satan, by Philippe Masson. Horatio Nelson, a man to be loved, by Gerald Jordan...
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$20

16635
TERZIBASCHITSCH, Stefan
KREUZER DER U.S. NAVY, Von der OMAHA-Klasse (1922) bis zur LONG BEACH (1962)

Herford, Germany. 1984. Koehlers. 1st Ed. (2), 348 PP, (2 adv), with tables, 49 plans and profiles and 402 bw photos. Fp: USS Columbus (CA-74). FEP: USS Tuscaloosa (CA-37) in August 1935. REP: Plans of USS Wichita (CGN-9). Hard cover, dj. German text. Faint foxing spots on top outside edge, o/wise fine. 27.5 x 21.5. 3782203488
The cruisers of the U.S. Navy, from the Omaha Class to the Long Beach.
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$5

14828
THOMAS, Charles S.
THE GERMAN NAVY IN THE NAZI ERA

Annapolis. 1990. Naval Inst. Press. 1st US Ed. XVII, 284 PP. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24 x 16. 0870217917
The German Navy experiences during the Third Reich, following the inactions of WWI, the revolutionary atmosphere in 1918, and the Weimar Republic.
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$15

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

Paris. 1946. Horizons de France. 64 PP with 75 b/w illustrations. Fp: Map of the French colonies in Asia and the Pacific. Soft cover, dj (lightly soiled). Notes on endpapers and Page 5. Ageing of paper and covers a little soiled. Very good. French text. 23.2 x 18.5.
India, French Polynesia, New Caledonia, Cochinchina, Indochina.
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$20

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

Paris. 1947. Horizons de France. 1st Ed. Volume 5 in the Visages de la Marine series. 64 PP with 68 b/w illustrations. Fp: Map of the French colonies in America. Soft cover, dj with gilt title on front . Fine. French text. 23.2 x 18.5.
Nouvelle France / Canada - French West Indies - South America.
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$20

67119
THURSFIELD, Rear-Admiral H. G. (editor)
BRASSEY'S NAVAL ANNUAL 1945

London. 1945. William Clowes & Sons. 1st edition, 56th year of publication. (XLV advertisements), VIII, 324, (2), P119 (Pictorial), (8 index) PP with 176 silhouettes, 92 plans and elevations of warships, plus 30 pages with 29 b/w photos. Fp: H.M. Submarine Tantalus. Engraved cloth cover, title in blind on front cover, gilt title on spine. Covers worned arund edges and somewhat soiled. War economy paper, few foxing spots on outside edges. Internally very clean. 24.3 x 15.5.
Published when the War on the European front was over. Naval events of 1944 (landing in Normandy, Sea-Air-Land Power in the Pacific...). Foreign Navies by Francis E. McMurtrie. Strategy and propaganda in German naval thought, by Dr. H. Rosinski...
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$35

43768
THE TIMES (editors)
THE BLOCKADES, 1915-17: BRITISH AND GERMANS METHODS (in The Times History and Encyclopaedia of the War)

London. 1917. The Times Publishing Company. 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.
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$20

43767
THE TIMES (editors)
THE RUSSIAN NAVY: 1914-1918 (in The Times History and Encyclopaedia of the War)

London. 1918. The Times Publishing Company. Part 204, Vol. 16, July 16, 1918. (II), 289-324 PP with 2 maps and 39 b/w photos. Soft cover. Staples removed. Near fine. 30 x 20.3.
The Russian and the Revolution.
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$30

43204
TRUFFERT, A.
AUX POSTES DE COMBAT

Paris. 1945. Editions G. P. 1st Ed. (4), 112 PP with watercolours by C. Le Baube. Title page: Badge of the Free French. Hard cover, gilt device on front cover. Front cover with small stains. Sellotape marks on endpapers, slight ageing of paper. Envoi de l'auteur (dedicatory note on front endpaper signed by the author). Near fine. Scarce. French text. 31.3 x 24.
French Navy during WWII.
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$30

52230
TRUFFERT, A.
AUX POSTES DE COMBAT

Paris. 1945. Editions G. P. 1st Ed. (4), 112 PP with watercolours by C. Le Baube. Title page: Badge of the Free French. Hard cover, title and gilt device on front cover. Few foxing spots. Near fine. Scarce. French text. 31.3 x 24.
French Navy during WWII.
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$30

18743
TULEJA, Thaddeus V.
ECLIPSE OF THE GERMAN NAVY

London. 1959. J.M. Dent. 1st UK Ed. (US orig. 1958) 284 PP with 3 maps, plus 16 pages with 15 b/w photos. Fp: The Graf Spee scuttled and burning off Montevideo. Cloth cover. Good copy. 22 x 14.
Brief history of the German Imperial Navy. Her reconstruction by Hitler between world wars and the destruction of the surface fleet.
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$5

16791
TYE, Lt. Lawrence
1991 COMMEMORATION - THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE ROYAL NEW ZEALAND NAVY

Tauranga. 1991. Bruce Mountain. Official Souvenir Magazine. 116 PP with b/w & colour illustrations, and advertisments. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 28 x 21.2.
Brief history: HMNZN dockyard - women of the RNZ Naval Service - hydrography - naval training.
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$15

52075
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE
SOVIET MILITARY POWER 1985

Washington. 1985. U.S. Department of Defense. 4th edition. Preface by Caspar W. Weinberger. 144 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (artworks, graphs, maps, photos, tables...). Soft cover. Covers lighly rubbed. Very good. 27.5 x 21.3.
Chapter VI (pages 90 to 111): Naval Forces.
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$10

48709
VAN VLIET, Adri P.
VIJFTIGJAAR "NIEUWE HAVEN" 1954 - 2004

Den Haag. 2004. Institut voor Maritieme Historie. 1st Ed. 120 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (drawings & engravings, maps & plans, and photos). Pictorial boards. Dutch text. Occasional foxing, o/wise fine. 22.2 x 21.8. 9071957373
Fifty years of a new Naval Base for the Dutch Navy.
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$20

61297
VAUSE, Jordan
U-BOAT ACE, The story of Wolfgang Lüth

London. 1992. Airlife. 1st UK printing. XXII, (2), 235, (4) PP with 1 drawing, 1 map and 30 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 22.7 x 15.3. 1853102717
Lüth is credited with sinking 47 Allied ships and 1 submarine, during 16 war patrols. Between March and October 1943, one patrol took him to the Western Indian Ocean where he sank 10 ships.
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$15

43901
VERGE-FRANCESCHI, M. & RIETH, E.
LA FRANCE MARITIME AU TEMPS DE LOUIS XIV - Edition Critique des deux Albums dits de Jouve et de l'Album de Colbert

Paris. 2001. Editions du Layeur. 1st Ed. 118, (2) PP with aquatint illustrations. Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. French text. 29.2 x 23.5. 2911468740
The albums on the mercantile marine (Jouve) and the regular navy (Colbert), presented to Louis XIV, after the peace treaty of Nimègue and the apex of the French Royal Navy.
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$40

18784
VON DER PORTEN, Edward P.
THE GERMAN NAVY IN WORLD WAR II

London. 1970. Arthur Barker. 1st UK Ed. (12), 274 PP with 6 maps & diagrams & 40 b/w photos in text. Fp: Scuttling of the Graf Spee. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped and a few small chips). Signature of previous owner on front endpaper. Some foxing, o/wise a good copy. 23.5 x 16. 21317961X
The development of the new German navy, following Scapa Flow (June 1919), her pre-war years (secret building programmes...).
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$10

40376
VON DER PORTEN, Edward P.
THE GERMAN NAVY IN WORLD WAR II

New York. 1969. Thomas Y. Crowell Co. 2nd printing of the first U.S. edition. XIV, 274 PP with 6 maps & diagrams & 40 b/w photos in text. Fp: Scuttling of the Graf Spee. Cloth cover. Faint foxing spots on outside edges. Note on half title page. Very good. 23.2 x 15.5.
The development of the new German navy, following Scapa Flow (June 1919), the pre-war years (secret building programmes...).
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$5

18786
VON DER PORTEN, Edward P.
THE GERMAN NAVY IN WORLD WAR TWO

London. 1972. Pan Books. 2nd printing of the 1972 Pan Books edition, (original UK of 1970). XVI, 286, (2 adv.) PP with 6 maps & diagrams, plus 16 pages with 17 bw photos. Paperback. Covers with a few creases, light foxing of edges, o/wise a good copy. 17.8 x 11. 0330232355
The development of the new German Navy, following Scapa Flow (June 1919), her pre-war years (secret building programmes...).
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$5

55589
VON IMHOFF, Christoph
DUELL IM MITTELMEER - Moskau greift nach dem Nahen und dem Mittleren Osten

Freiburg, Germant. 1968. Verlag Rombach. 1st paperback edition. 434, (2) PP with 11 maps. Soft cover. German text. Faint foxing. Near fine. 20.5 x 13.
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$5

35129
VON TROTHA, Adolf
SEEGELTUNG - WELTGELTUNG, Gedanken eines Admirals

Berlin. 1940. E.S. Mittler & Sohn. 1st Ed. XII, 139, (5 publications) PP, plus 7 b/w plates. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Fine. German text in Gothic script. 23.5 x 15.8.
Thoughts of German Admiral Adolf von Trotha on sea power and world domination.
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$10

50529
VORSTELMAN, Carel
VAN DE ZEE EN DE ZEEMAN

Baarn. 1941. Hollandia Drukkerij N. V. 1st Ed., in the Uit Onze Gouden Eeuw series. 79 PP with illustrations by B. Mohr. Hard cover, gilt device and title on front cover and spine. Covers rubbed. Top corner of 2 first leaves with ancient water stain, slight ageing of paper. Dutch text. Good. 15.3 x 10.8.
Sea and seamen during the Dutch golden age.
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$20

30821
WALDRON, T. J. & GLEESON, James
THE FROGMEN - The Story of the Wartime Underwater Operators

London. 1952. Evans Brothers. 5th reprint of the 1950 original. 191 PP with 5 line illustrations, plus 8 pages with 10 b/w photos. Cloth cover (soiled). Spine sunned and frayed, foxing. Good reading copy. 23 x 14.5.
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$5

38243
WARD, John
SHIPS OF WORLD WAR II

London. 2000. Brown Partworks. 1st Ed. 96 PP with over 90 b/w photographs. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Fine. 28.7 x 22.3. 1840440686
Main warships. Design, development and service history for each ship.
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$10

59072
WARNER, Peggy & SENO, Sadao
THE COFFIN BOATS, Japanese Midget Submarine Operations in the Second World War

London. 1986. Leo Cooper. 1st Ed. XII, 206 PP with 3 plans & 3 maps, plus 12 pages with 26 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise fine. 24 x 16. 0436563304
Midget submarine attacks against Pearl Harbour, Sydney, Diego-Suarez.
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$25

35455
WARSHIPS
THE GATEFOLD BOOK OF THE WORLD'S GREAT WARSHIPS

Sydney. 1998. Sandstone Books / Brown Books. Reprint of the 1994 UK original. (8) PP with 4 colour photos, plus 36 pull-out gatefolds. Each gatefold (29.5 x 86) with a cut-away in colour, and b/w or colour illustrations. Pictorial laminated boards, spiral bound. Some foxing, o/wise very good. 30.7 x 26. 1897884028
From the Roman Galley and the Viking Longship, to the Dreadnought, the Nimitz etc...
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$10

53833
WARSHIPS
THE GATEFOLD BOOK OF THE WORLD'S GREAT WARSHIPS

London. 1994. Brown Books. 1st Ed. (8) PP with 4 colour photos, plus 36 pull-out gatefolds. Each gatefold (29.5 x 86) with a cut-away in colour, and b/w or colour illustrations. Pictorial laminated boards, spiral bound. Fine. 30.7 x 26. 1897884028
From the Roman Galley and the Viking Longship, to the Dreadnought, the Nimitz etc...
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$10

70977
WATERS, Sydney D.
ORDEAL BY SEA - The New Zealand Shipping Company in the Second World War 1939-1945

London. 1949. N.Z. Shipping Co. 1st Ed. XII, 263 PP with 1 map, plus 5 b/w plates. Fp: M/V Rangitata under attack in July 1940. Cloth cover, gilt title on vignette on spine, dj (repaired). Renewed dust jacket with remaining parts of original pasted down on front and spine. Contents in fine condition and overall a very good copy. Scarce. 20.5 x 13.4.
The war years for the ships & seamen of the NZ Shipping Co. and its associated Federal Steam Navigation Co. The loss of 19 owned and 4 operated ships.
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$45

36331
WATSON, Bruce W.
THE CHANGING FACE OF THE WORLD'S NAVIES: 1945 to the Present

London. 1991. Arms and Armour Press. 1st Ed. 281 PP with 77 tables, plus 48 pages with 96 b/w photos. Hard cover. Fine. 24 x 16. 1854090178
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$5

32089
WATSON, Bruce W.
THE CHANGING FACE OF THE WORLD'S NAVIES: 1945 to the Present

London. 1991. Arms and Armour Press. 1st Ed. 281 PP with 77 tables, plus 48 pages with 96 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24 x 16. 1854090178
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$10

59125
WEBSTER SMITH, B.
THE NAVAL WAR 1943-1945

London. c.1946. Blackie & Son. 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. ...
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$10

18755
WEBSTER SMITH, B.
THE WAR AT SEA 1941-1943

London. c.1944. Blackie & Son. 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.
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34898
WEGENER, Edward
MOSKAUS OFFENSIVE ZUR SEE - Eine Untersuchung der seestrategischen Rolle de sowjetischen Marinestreitkräfte im Ost-West-Konflikt

Bonn-Bad Godesberg. 1972. Deutsches Marine-Institut. 1st Ed. 128 PP with 7 maps, plus 14 pages with 12 b/w photos. Pictorial card cover. Near fine. German text. 20.5 x 13.6.
Soviet Navy: strategy and sea power.
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53014
WEGENER, Edward
THE SOVIET NAVAL OFFENSIVE

Annapolis. c. 1975. Naval Institute Press. 1st US edition of the 1972 original Moskaus Offensive zur See. VIII, (2), 135 PP with 7 maps. Hard cover, dj. Lacks the title page. Very good. 23.5 x 16.
An examination of the strategic role of Soviet naval forces in the east-west conflict.
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16795
WHITEHOUSE, Arch.
AMPHIBIOUS OPERATIONS

London. 1964. Frederick Muller. 1st UK Ed. 351 PP with 10 maps, plus 16 pages with 29 b/w photos. Cloth cover, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. 22.2 x 15.
Amphibious action: Caesar landing in Britain, Louisbourg and Quebec to WWII and Inchon landing in Korea.
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34643
WIDEMAN, John C.
NAVAL WARFARE - Courage and Combat on the Water

New York. 1997. Metro Books. 1st Ed., in the Civil War Chronicles series. 128 PP with b/w and colour illust. Half title page: USS Miami opening fire on the CSS Albermale. Title spread: Two Confederate ironclads of the James River Flotilla. Eps. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 26 x 26. 1567994245
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36075
WIDEMAN, John C.
THE SINKING OF THE USS CAIRO

Jackson, USA. 1993. University Press of the Mississippi. 1st Ed. XII, 139 PP, plus 8 pages with 3 maps, 5 sketches and 11 b/w photos. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 23.5 x 15.7. 0878056173
The Union ironclad gunboat Cairo, sunk by a Confederate naval mine, in the Yazoo river.
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18731
WINTON, John
AIR POWER AT SEA 1939-45

Melbourne. 1976. Hutchinson of Australia. 1st Australian edition. 185, (2 index) PP with 12 drawings and 128 b/w photos. Title spread: Douglas SBD Dauntless on an auxiliary aircraft carrier in the Atlantic. FEP: Map of Europe and the Mediterranean sea. REP: Map of the Pacific war theatre. Hard cover, dj. Very good. 25.5 x 19. 0283983132
The influence of air power: successes and failures. The use of aircraft: torpedo strike, fighter defence over fleets and convoys, support to assault troups landing, mine-laying, air-sea rescue...
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21012
WINTON, John (editor)
THE WAR AT SEA 1939-1945 - An Anthology of Personal Experience selected and edited by John Winton

London. 1994. Pimlico. Reprint of the 1967 original. Volume I in the Freedom's Battle series. XX, 416 PP, plus 16 pages with 17 bw photos. Pictorial soft cover. Foxing on outside edges, o/wise very good. 23.3 x 15.2. 071266064X
The contributors: Winston Churchill, John Masefield, C.S. Forester, ..
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37142
WOODWARD, David
THE RUSSIANS AT SEA

London. 1965. William Kimber. 1st Ed. 254 PP with 3 maps. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Foxing on outside edges and some pages, closed tear to the dust jacket. Very good. 24 x 16.5.
The expansion from the Baltic & Black Seas towards the Far East.
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62759
WOODWARD, David
THE TIRPITZ

London. 1955. William Kimber. 1st paperback "Kimber Pocket" edition of the 1953 original. XII, 13-190, (2 publications) PP, plus 4 b/w plates. Pictorial soft cover. Slight ageing and foxing of paper. Very good. 17.6 x 11.
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68496
WOODWARD, David
THE TIRPITZ - The Story, including the Destruction of the Scharnhorst, of the Campaigns against the German Battleship

London. 1953. William Kimber. 1st edition. XI, 12-223 PP, plus 10 pages with 11 b/w photos. Fp: The Tirpitz behind torpedo nets at her base in Altenfjord. Eps: Map of the area of operations against Allied convoys to Russia. Cloth cover. Spine sunned and worn (frayed at head, foot and hinges). Stamp of 'The Tasmanian Martime and Folk Museum" on front endpaper. Faint foxing. Very good reading copy. 22 x 14.
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70033
WORTHEN, Marian L.
FOR LOVE OF THE SEA - The Autobiography of Captain Robert H. Worthen

Hantsport, Nova Scotia. 1987. Lancelot Press. 1st Ed. 159 PP, plus VIII plates with 1 drawing and 11 photos. Fp: portrait of Captain Worthen as a Sub. Lieutenant. Soft cover, pictorial front. Covers a little rubbed, o/wise near fine. Scarce. 20 x 13.8. 0889993254
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$25

18604
WRAGG, David
WINGS OVER THE SEA, A History of Naval Aviation

London. 1979. David & Charles. 1st Ed. 224 PP with 144 bw photos in text. Title-page: A flight of Royal Canadian Navy Grumman trackers. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Signature of previous owner on front endpaper. Very good. 25.2 x 17.5. 0715377086
From the first flights of Lt. Ely of the USN in 1910 to the Nuclear Navy.
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