35709
AVERY, Derek (editor)
MODERN WARSHIPS

Glasgow. 1987. Collins. 1st Ed., in the Collins Gem Guides series. 240 PP with 4 drawings, 1 colour photo and 109 artworks (in colour) by R.P. Gossop & Co. Pictorial card cover. Very good. Small format: 11.7 x 8.2. 000458855X
100 warships from the world's major navies, with full specifications.
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$20

36044
BAKER R, HOLT W J, LENAGHAN J, SIMS, A J and WATSON A W
SELECTED PAPERS ON BRITISH WARSHIP DESIGN IN WORLD WAR II, from the Transactions of the Royal Institution of Naval Architects

London. 1983. Conway. 1st Ed., with foreword by Admiral Sir Anthony Griffin. 214 PP with tables, and 158 figures (drawings, plans and b/w photos). Hard cover, dj (rubbed). Near fine. 28 x 21.5. 0851772846
Ships of the Invasion Fleet, by R. Baker. Merchant Aircraft Carrier Ships ('MAC' Ships), by J. Lenaghan... Corvettes and Frigates, by A. W. Watson.
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$50

38709
BAKKER, Ir. H. Th.
DE K.P.M. IN OORLOGSTIJD - Een overzicht van de verrichtingen van de Koninklijke Paketvaart-Maatschappij en haar personeel gedurende de wereldoorlog 1939-1945

Amsterdam. 1950. J. H. de Bussy. 1st Ed. 331 PP, plus 20 pages with 18 b/w illustrations (1 facsimile of letter, 4 drawings and 13 photos) and 1 folded plate in colour. FEP: map of Indo Pacific region of Indonesia. REP: Map of Africa and bordering oceans. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Covers with rubbed patches. Stamp of Royal Interocean Lines, Hong Kong on title page. Dutch text. Very good. 26.8 x 19.2.
An overview of the activities and experiences of the Dutch shipping line K.P.M. / R.I.L. and her personnel during the war years 1939-1945.
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$20

52078
BALLARD, Robert
THE DISCOVERY OF THE BISMARCK

London/Toronto. 1990. Hodder & Stoughton / Madison Press. 1st Ed. 232 PP with b/w & colour illust. (charts, maps, plans, photos) and 2 full-page fold-outs. Half-title page: The Bismarck and her sister ship Prinz Eugen silhouetted on the horizon in May of 1941. Title-page: The Bismarck preparing to depart on her maiden voyage. Eps. Hard cover, dj. Dedicatory note on the verso of front endpaper. Near fine. 28.6 x 22. 0340529768
History of the pride of the German Navy. The chase of May 1941, and the discovery/exploration of her wreck.
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$30

68045
BALLARD, Robert & ARCHBOLD, Rick
EXPLORING THE "BISMARCK"

Toronto. 1991. Madison Press Book. 1st Ed. 64 PP with bw and colour illust. Title spread: "Bismarck". Half-title page: Stern of the "Star Hercules". Illustrated endpapers. Pictorial laminated boards, dj (inside: "Bismarck" poster). Near fine. 28.8 x 22.2. 0340549076
Life of the "Bismarck", search and discovery of the wreck. Exploration by the "Argo", a deep-sea camera sled.
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$10

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

Malvern, Worcestershire. 1989. Traplet Publications Issue, December 1989. 66 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 29.7 x 21.
Riverside Battleship: the Monitor in Vietnam, by Al Ross II. XSV Loyal Mediator... Marina Militaire 1989, Modern Italian Navy, by Kevin Holmes...
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$5

37712
BEAVER, Paul
THE BRITISH AIRCRAFT CARRIER

Wellingborough, UK. 1984. Patrick Stephens. Second edition of the 1982 original. 240 PP with 3 drawings and 159 b/w illustrations. Title spread: A Firefly landing on the Canadian carrier Magnificent. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price-clipped). Near fine. 24 x 16. 0850597226
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$15

69407
BEAVER, Paul
E-BOATS AND COASTAL CRAFT

Cambridge, UK. 1980. Patrick Stephens. No. 17, in the World War 2 Photo Albums series. 96 PP with 1 map and 152 bw photos. Title spread: Pre-war R-boat, leaving harbour. Pictorial card covers with light wear. A very good clean copy. 24.5 x 17. 0850594448
A selection of German wartime photographs from the Bundesarchiv, held at Koblenz.
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$15

22284
BEAVER, Paul
MODERN COMBAT SHIPS 2 - INVINCIBLE CLASS

London. 1984. Ian Allan. 1st Ed., No. 2 in the Modern Combat Ships series. 96 PP with 3 organigrams, 5 figures & 117 b/w photos. Title spread: Invincible with only the Sea Dart Missile System. Half title page: Illustrious after its 1982 deployment in the South Atlantic. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Fine. 24 x 17.5. 0711013861
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$15

22794
BEAVER, Paul
NATO NAVIES OF THE 1980s

London. 1985. Arms and Armour Press. 1st Ed., No. 3 in the Warships Illustrated series. 72 PP with 14 colour and 129 bw photos. Title spread: Alongside at Portland Naval Base, UK. Pict. soft cover. Fine. 24.6 x 18.6. 0853687234
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$10

35425
BISHOP, Chris
FIREPOWER - SEA WARFARE

London. 1999. Brown Packaging Books. 1st Ed. 175 PP with b/w and colour illustrations, including 7 gatefold cut-away artworks. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Fine. 30.2 x 23.5. 1897884532
Fast Attack craft - Naval Fighters - Ballistic missile submarines - Supercarriers - Amphibious assault - Light Carriers - Battleships.
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$10

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

London. 1955. Macdonald. 1st edition (October 1955). 250, (6) PP with 130 b/w photos. Cloth cover, title in blind on front cover and gilt on spine (faded). Faint foxing on outside edges. Near fine. Oblong: 12.2 x 19.
Aircraft carriers, battleships, battle cruisers, ... frigates and submarines.
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$15

49043
BLACKMAN, Raymond V. B.
THE WORLD'S WARSHIPS

London. 1956. Macdonald. 2nd impression (January 1956) of the October 1955 original. 256 PP with 130 b/w photos. Cloth cover, title in blind on front cover and gilt on spine, dj (price-clipped with a few chips and small closed tears). Signature of previous owner on inside front cover. A very good clean copy. Oblong: 12.5 x 19.
Aircraft carriers, battleships, battle cruisers, ... frigates and submarines.
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$15

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

Taipei, Taiwan. c. 1972. Chin Shan / Sampson Low, Marston & Co. Taiwanese reprint of the 75th yearly issue. (4), 745 PP with some 3400 illust., (about 2900 b/w photos & 500 scale drawings). Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (closed tear). Very good. 30.2 x 21.
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$25

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

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

10645
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, dj (chipped and lightly rubbed). Foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. Oblong: 15.8 x 23.4. 0870217976
Comprehensive and authoritative description of the navies of: People's Republic of China, Japan, Republic of China, Republic of Korea, Democratic People's Republic of Korea, Philippines.
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$15

37623
BOTTING, Douglas
THE U-BOATS

Amsterdam. 1983. Time-Life Books. 2nd European English language printing, in The Seafarers series. 176 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Title page: Brass patrol badge, given after 3 or more missions in WWII . FEP: Map of North Atlantic Ocean. Simile leather covers, colour illustration pasted down on front cover. Very good. 28.7 x 24. 70540630X
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$10

21207
BOTTING, Douglas
THE U-BOATS

Amsterdam. 1981. Time-Life Books. 1st European English language printing, in The Seafarers series. 176 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Title page: Brass patrol badge, given after 3 or more missions in WWII . Eps: Map of North Atlantic Ocean. Simile leather covers, colour illustration pasted down on front cover. Near fine. 28.7 x 24. 70540630X
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$10

37616
BOTTING, Douglas (editor)
THE U-BOATS

Amsterdam. 1985. Time-Life Books. 5th European English language printing, in The Seafarers series. 176 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Title page: Brass patrol badge, given after 3 or more missions in WWII . FEP: Map of North Atlantic Ocean. Simile leather covers, colour illustration pasted down on front cover. Near fine. 28.7 x 24. 70540630X
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$10

57209
BOUDRIOT, J. & BERTI, H.
CUTTER LE CERF 1779-1780 BY THE DESIGNER DENYS

Paris. c. 1981. A.N.C.R.E. 1st Ed., in the "French Naval Archeology Collection" series. Translated from the French original by H. Bartlett Wells. Monograph of 72 PP with b/w illustrations. Fp: Map of the North Atlantic Ocean, plus 1 plate with colour schemes and 11 folded plans (1/48 scale). Items contained in a folder. Cloth cover, title on front cover and spine, dj. Fine. 32.5 x 24.5. 2903179034
Cutter used by the French Navy in the second half of the 18th Century. This cutter, built at Saint Malo in 1779 was involved in the American Revolution.
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$225

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

Glasgow. 1979. Domino Books Ltd. Folded poster. 12 folds with colour artworks (1 cutaway, 11 armaments, 23 National / Navy Flags, and 26 submarines) painted by Tom Brittain and Paul Wright. Fine condition. Format - Poster: 50 x 132 / Folded: 50 x 11. 0006854699
23 types of modern submarines
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$5

63649
BROWN, David
HMS ILLUSTRIOUS / AIRCRAFT CARRIER 1939 - 1956

London. 1971. Profile Publications. August 1971 edition. No. 11 in the Warship Profile series. 241-264 PP with colour artworks at centrefold (4 profiles of planes and 5 profiles of Illustrious), and 35 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 25.2 x 18.7.
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$25

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

London. 1963. Cassell. 1st Ed. XIV, 274 PP plus 24 pages with 26 bw illust. Fp: The Burghley Nef, model of a three-masted French ship, 1482. Cloth cover, dj (price clipped). Faint foxing. Near fine. 22.2 x 14,2.
The development of fighting ships, from the building of the Henry Grace à Dieu at Woolwich in 1514, to the eclipse of the capital ship with the Battle of Midway in 1942.
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$20

16823
BURGESS, Michael
AIRCRAFT-CARRIERS AND AIRCRAFT-CARRYING CRUISERS

Wellington. 1980. Burgess Media Services. 1st Ed. 64 PP with 60 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. Oblong: 14.5 x 21.
Pictorial record and history.
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$10

37701
BURGESS, Michael
BATTLESHIPS AND BATTLE CRUISERS

Wellington. 1981. Burgess Media Services. 1st Ed. 64 PP with 58 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. Oblong: 14.8 x 21.
Pictorial record and history.
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$10

50974
BURLET, René
LES GALERES AU MUSEE DE LA MARINE

Paris. 2001. Presses de l' Université de Paris-Sorbonne. 1st Ed., in Collection Histoire Maritime. Foreword by Jean Meyer and preface by Jean Boudriot. 218, (2) PP with 104 b/w illustrations (engravings, paintings, photos, plans, sketches). Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 24 x 16. 284050166X
Galleys at the Marine Museum of Paris.
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$45

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

London. 1986. Arms and Armour Press. 1st Ed., No. 7 in the Warships Illustrated series. 64 PP with 121 b/w photos. Title spread: Kempenfelt, Mounsey and Rob Roy, about 1917. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 24.6 x 18.4. 0853687536
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$10

22799
BURT, R. A.
BRITISH DESTROYERS IN WORLD WAR TWO

London. 1985. Arms and Armour Press. 1st Ed., No. 4 in the Warships Illustrated series. 64 PP with 124 bw photos. Title spread: The "L" Class destroyer 'Lively' at speed in 1941-42. Pictorial soft cover (H37, Garland). Near fine. Scarce. 24.6 x 18.4. 085368748X
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$30

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

London. 1967. The Journal of Commerce and Shipping Telegraph Ltd. 1st Ed. 6 filing cards with warship profile and aerial view to scale, technical data and history of 6 Famous Warships, contained in a clear plastic envelope. Few foxing spots. Near fine. 25.3 x 20.3.
H.M.S. Ark Royal (1938) - H.M.S. Dreadnought (1906) - H.M.S. Ajax (1935) - H.M.S. Cossack (1938) - Dunkerque (1937) - U.S.S. Saratoga (1927).
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$20

66755
CAMPBELL, John
JUTLAND - An Analysis of the Fighting

New York. 1998. Lyons Press 1st softcover edition with a Preface by Antony Preston. 439 PP with 7 battle plans, 96 sketch-plans and 32 tables, Appendix Notes and extensive Index. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 24.2 x 16. 1558217592
The first comprehensive analysis of the fighting to make use of technical records.
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$35

65761
CHAMBLISS, William C.
THE SILENT SERVICE

New York. 1959. Signet Book / New American Library. May 1959 printing. 158, (2) PP with 4 figures, plus 4 pages with 7 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Ageing of paper. Very good reading copy. 18 x 10.7.
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$5

38587
CHANT, Christopher
THE HISTORY OF THE WORLD'S WARSHIPS

Hoo, UK. 2000. Grange Books. 1st Ed. 433 PP, (13 Index) lavishly illustrated in b/w & colour. Half title page: Greek vase depicting a warship with oarsmen. Title page: Attack on Carthagena. Fp: Defence of Havana. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Light foxing, o/wise near fine. Oblong: 24 x 30.8. 1853614750
The ultimate history of Maritime Warfare. A massive work.
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$25

64483
CHANT, Christopher
THE HISTORY OF THE WORLD'S WARSHIPS

Isle of Anglesey, UK. 2002. Llyfrau 'R Ynys / Island Books. 2002 edition. 433, (13 Index) PP lavishly illustrated in b/w & colour. Half title page: Greek vase depicting a warship with oarsmen. Title page: Attack on Carthagena. Fp: Defence of Havana. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Lower part of front cover of dust jacket with a crease. Near fine. Oblong: 17.2 x 22.5. 1853614866
The ultimate history of Maritime Warfare. A massive work.
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$15

18110
CHANT, Christopher
NAVAL FORCES OF THE WORLD

London. 1984. Collins Willow. 1st Ed. 228, (4 index) PP with 44 maps, 97 tables, 37 drawings, 219 b/w & 48 colour photos. Illustrated half title-page, title-page and endpapers. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 31 x 24. 2181134
The nature of modern sea power after the Falklands war. Country by country, from Albania to Zaire. Warships of the world. Ship-launched missiles.
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$10

18108
CHANT, Christopher
SEA FORCES OF THE WORLD

London. 1990. Brian Trodd. 1st Ed. 241 PP with tables, bw and colour photos in text. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 31 x 24. 1853611581
Submarines, Aircraft Carriers... Frigates, Corvettes... Landing Craft, Missiles.
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$5

52685
CHANT, Christopher
SUBMARINES OF THE 20TH CENTURY

London. 1996. Tiger Books International. 1st Ed. 144 PP with b/w & colour photos, and 59 colour illustrations by John Batchelor. Title page: USS Georgia of the Ohio Class. Illustrated laminated boards, dj. Fine. 30 x 23. 1855018047
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$10

30893
CHANT, Christopher
WARSHIPS OF THE 20TH CENTURY

London. 1996. Tiger Books International. 1st Ed. 144 PP with b/w & colour photos, and 42 colour illustrations by John Batchelor. Title page: One of the 4 Iroquois or Tribal class destroyers in service with the Canadian Navy. Illustrated laminated boards, dj. Fine. 30 x 23. 1855018039
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$10

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

London. 1997. Tiger Books. 1st Ed. 77 PP with 6 colour illust. by the author, and 3 colour & 22 b/w photos. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Fine. 22 x 12. 1855018578
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$15

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

London. 1997. Tiger Books. 1st Ed. 77 PP with 1 colour illust. by author, and 40 b/w and colour photos. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Fine. 22 x 12. 1855018632
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$5

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

London. 1997. Tiger Books. 1st Ed. 77 PP with 21 b/w and colour photos. Pict. laminated boards, dj. Fine. 22 x 12. 1855018624
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$5

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

London. 1997. Tiger Books. 1st Ed. 77 PP with 9 colour illust. by the author, and 26 b/w photos. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Fine. 22 x 12. 1855018659
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$5

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

London. 1997. Tiger Books. 1st Ed. 77 PP with 6 colour illust. by author, and 25 bw and colour photos. Pict. laminated boards, dj. Fine. 22 x 12. 1855018608
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$5

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

Sydney. 1979. Cassell. 1st Australian edition. 253 PP with tables, and bw illust. (sketch-plans & photos). Hard cover. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Very good. Large format: 30.2 x 21.5. 0726913928
An illustrated encyclopedia of the naval forces of every nation with full specifications of their equipment and details of their strength and organisation. Warships and submarines, sea-launched missiles and underwater weapons. From Albania and Algeria to Yugoslavia and Zaire.
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$5

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

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

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

London. 1986. Arms and Armour Press. 1st Ed., No. 8 in the Warships Illustrated series. 64 PP with 120 b/w photos. Title spread: A prewar view of the Lexington (CV-2). Pictorial soft cover (USS Lunga Point, CVE-94). Fine. 24.6 x 18.6. 0853687684
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$10

43639
CLANCY, Tom
SUBMARINE - A Guided Tour Inside a Nuclear Submarine

London. c. 2000. HarperCollins. 9th reprint of the 1993 original. XX, 328 PP with b/w illustrations (silhouettes, photos, drawings and diagrams). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 23.3 x 15. 006379478
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$15

42954
CLEGG, W. Paul
SHIPS ANNUAL 1967

London. 1966. Ian Allan. 1st Ed. 96 PP with ship's profiles, 1 plan, 2 maps and 104 b/w photos. Laminated pictorial boards. Fine. 24.7 x 18.6.
Hydrofoils and Hovercrafts, by Dr. Donald Anderson... British Peacetime Troopships, by Bert Moody... The Eclipse of the Battleship, by Leslie Streater...
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$10

32876
COMPTON-HALL, Richard
SUBMARINE BOATS - The beginnings of underwater warfare

London. 1983. Conway Maritime Press. 1st Ed. 192 PP with tables and b/w illust. (drawings, engravings, plans and photos). Fp: C-boats moored off the House of Commons, 1909. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 24.7 x 18.8. 0851772889
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$10

18757
COOPER, Bryan
THE BUCCANEERS - In "Purnell's History of the Second World War Series, Weapons Book", No.13

London. 1970. Macdonald. 1st ed. 160 PP with 6 maps, 9 plans & b/w photos in text. Paperback with light wear and a trifle cocked and worn at spine. Faint stamp of previous owner on front cover, o/wise a very good copy. 21 x 13.6. 356031381
The small fast boats, schnellboot, PT boat, Motor Gun boat, Fairmile/MT boat, on the various fronts of WWII.
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$10

22874
COSTELLO, J. & HUGHES, Terry
THE BATTLE OF THE ATLANTIC & Photographic Essay

New York. 1977. The Dial Press/James Wade. 1st US printing. (10), 314, (28 photographic essay) PP with b/w illust. (maps, photos, tables). Title spread: U124: Rendezvousing with the battleship Gneisenau off the Azores on 10 March 1941. Eps: World map with sea routes. Hard cover, dj (closed tears). Very good. 26 x 19.6. 0803764545
The first complete account of the origins and outcome of the longest and most crucial campaign of World War II. Photographic essay with 50 b/w photos.
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$15

39609
COWBURN, Philip
THE WARSHIP IN HISTORY

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

16861
COWBURN, Philip
THE WARSHIP IN HISTORY

London. 1966. Macmillan. 1st UK edition of the 1965 US original. XVIII, 364 PP with 138 b/w illustrations. Title-page: Battle of Manila 14/12/1600: Dutch attacked by the Spaniards. Cloth cover, dj. Occasional foxing, o/wise near fine. 24 x 17.
Study of the development of warships, from the first used by the Pharaohs in Egypt to the threshold of the nuclear age.
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$10

20567
COWIN, Hugh W.
FIGHTING SHIPS

New York. 1984. Gallery Books. 1st US Ed. 64 PP with 4 bw & 80 colour photos. Title page: 3 US Navy Sperry class frigates. Eps: The Royal Netherlands Navy frigate Tromp launching a Standard area air defense missile. Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. 27 x 19.8. 0831777796
A photographic survey of submarines, aircraft carriers, battleships, cruisers, destroyers, frigates, corvettes, fast attack and patrol vessels, and support vessels.
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$10

32056
CRANE, Jonathan
SUBMARINE

London. 1985. British Broadcasting Corporation. Reprint of the 1984 original. 208 PP with 87 b/w illustrations and 40 colour photos. Fp: HMS Resolution. Half title page: USS Pickerelbursts from the deep. Hard cover, dj. Occasional foxing, o/wise fine. 23.5 x 16. 0563203269
First part: Development, the two world wars... Nuclear submarine. Second part: On patrol on board the nuclear-powered hunter-killer submarine Warspite.
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$15

32369
CRAWFORD, Steve
BATTLESHIPS AND CARRIERS

London. 1999. Brown Books. 1st Ed. 320 PP with 1 b/w, 3 colour photos, and some 300 side-view artworks and detailed specifications tables. Half title page: the Arpad. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Fine. 17 x 13. 1897884443
Each of the 300 vessels with displacement, dimensions, performance and summary of career.
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$10

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

Liskeard, Cornwall, UK. 1983. Maritime Books. 1st Ed. 112 PP with tables, silhouettes, 12 colour & 93 b/w photos. Title page: RFA Blue Rover. Pictorial soft cover. Outside edges lightly soiled. Very good. 21 x 14.8. 0907771092
Royal Navy, Royal Fleet Auxiliary, Royal Maritime Auxiliary Service, Army Vessels and Fleet Air Arm.
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$10

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

Liskeard, Cornwall, UK. 1985. Maritime Books. 1st Ed. 112 PP with tables, silhouettes, 8 colour & 93 b/w photos. Title page: RFA Blue Rover. Pictorial soft cover. Outside edges lightly soiled. Very good. 21 x 14.8. 0907771157
Royal Navy, Royal Fleet Auxiliary, Royal Maritime Auxiliary Service, Army Vessels and Fleet Air Arm.
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$10

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

Liskeard, Cornwall, UK. c.1985. Maritime Books. Reprint. Introduction by Admiral Sir Guy Grantham. 104 PP with tables, and 58 b/w photos. Title page: H.M.S. Rodney. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 21 x 14.8. 0950632341
Battleships, aircraft carriers, aircraft maintenance ships, cruisers and monitors.
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$10

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

Liskeard, Cornwall, UK. 1981. Maritime Books. 1st edition, introduced by Vice-Admiral Sir John Roxburgh. 104 PP with tables, and 50 b/w photos. Title page: H.M. Submarine. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 21 x 14.8. 0950632368
Submarines, Submarine Depot Ships, Depot Ships and Maintenance/Repairs Ships.
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$10

38764
CRUMLIN-PEDERSEN, Ole
TRAESKIBET - Fra Langskib til Fregat

Copenhagen. 1968. Traebranchens Oplysningsrad. 1st Ed. 48 PP with b/w illustrations. Title page: 12 silhouettes of ships. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. Danish text. Oblong: 14.8 x 21.2.
The Wooden Ship: from the Longship to the Frigate. 3rd Wood pamphlet in the series of History of Civilization published by the information council of the timber trade in Denmark.
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$10

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

New York. 1976. Modern Day Periodicals. Vol. 3, No. 4, November 1976. 70 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Ageing of paper, o/wise near fine. 27.5 x 21
The Birth of the Aircraft Carrier. The U.S.S. Langley. ...
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$5

30349
DARMAN, Peter (editor)
GREAT CARRIER AIRCRAFT

London. 1996. Blitz Editions. 1st Ed. 112 PP with over 100 b/w & colour photos and over 150 artworks in colour. Laminated pictorial boards, dj. Faint foxing, o/wise near fine. Large format: 30.5 x 23. 1856053431
Aircraft used on aircraft carriers.
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$10

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

London. 2004. Grange Books. 1st Ed., in the Military Handbook series. 192 PP with 184 b/w photos. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Fine. 22.2 x 14.8. 1840136766
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$10

65743
DAVISON, Jon & ALLIBONE, Tom
BENEATH SOUTHERN SEAS: The Silent Service

Perth. 2005. University of Western Australia Press. 1st Ed. Foreword by Kim Beazley, MP. 232 PP with b/w illustrations (plan of the Collins class submarine and 35 photos) and colour illustrations (13 crest / badges and photos). Eps: photo montage. Cloth cover, gilt title on front board and spine, dj. Dust jacket has a small repair at top of spine, o/wise fine. 30.6 x 24.5. 1920694625
Life on board Australia's submarines.
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$45

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

41790
DELGADO, James P.
LOST WARSHIPS - An Archaeological Tour of War at Sea

London. 2001. Conway. 1st Ed. XVIII, 190 PP with 9 maps, drawings, sketches, and b/w or colour illustrations. Title spread: engagement between Quebec and Surveillante. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 28.6 x 23.5. 0851779042
From Triremes of the ancient Mediterranean Sea to the wrecks sunk at Bikini Atoll in 1946.
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$30

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

Norwalk, Conn., USA. 1962. Burndy Library. 1st Ed., publication No. 19 of the Burndy Library. 58 PP with 30 b/w illust. (1 map, 8 photos, and engravings), plus 1 folded coloured map of Maris Pacifici. Cloth cover binding the original copy (pictorial card covers), gilt title on front cover and spine. Dedicatory note on front endpaper signed by the author. Small bump on top of front cover, o/wise near fine. 27.8 x 21.5.
First circumnavigation by the Victoria of the Magellan expedition, 1519-1522. Submerged circumnavigation on the nuclear-propelled USS Triton, 1960.
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$15

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

London. c.1950. Adlard Coles. 1st Ed. 160 PP with over 150 ships' silhouettes & 122 b/w photos. Fp: USS Missouri. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Signature of previous owner on FFEP. Dust jacket has a few chips/closed tears and a small piece missing at bottom front, o/wise a very good copy. Oblong: 12.5 x 19.
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$20

38728
FARBROTHER, Robina (editor)
SHIPS

London. 1963. Paul Hamlyn. 1st Ed. 152 PP with 42 colour and 180 b/w illust. Title spread: fishing trawlers. Cloth cover, device on front cover, dj (rubbed). Foxing on some pages and outside edges. Very good. 28.3 x 21.
The age of sail, by R.J. Collins. Life-boats, by Patrick Howarth... Ships in exploration, by George Naish... The Royal Fleet, by William Shakespeare.
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$5

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

Sydney. 1973. Ure Smith. 1st Australian edition in the "History of the World Wars Library" series.. 160 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (artworks, photos). Title page: Beatty's flagship HMS Lion, in action at Jutland. Hard cover. Front cover of dust jacket pasted down front endpaper. Stamp of the Devonport Maritime Museum on Contents page and verso of rear endpaper. Very good. Large format: 30.5 x 22.6. 0725401796
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$10

20706
FITZSIMONS, Bernard (editor)
WARSHIPS OF THE SECOND WORLD WAR

London. 1973. Phoebus. Special issue in Purnell's History of the World Wars series. 64 PP with b/w & colour illust. (paintings, photos, plans, profiles, maps...). Pictorial card covers a little rubbed/worn. Very good. 29.7 x 22.5.
The Graf Spee, raider at large. The last hours of the Bismarck, by Lt-Commander Gerhard Junack... Carrier warfare.
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$10

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

New York. 1997. MetroBooks. 1st Ed. 144 PP with b/w and colour illust. (maps, plans & photos). Half title page: Columbia (SSN-771). Title page: Depth gauge from Ling (SS-297). FEP: Nautilus (SS-168). REP: Rhode Island (SSBN-740). Hard cover, dj. Fine. Oblong: 28.5 x 36. 156799427X
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$10

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

Washington. 1989. N.G.S. April 1989. Includes article from P.438 to 465 with 1 map and 29 colour illustrations (photographs by Bill Curtsinger and paintings by John Berkey). Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 25.4 x 17.5.
Sinking of the Swedish warship on 1st of June 1676, by a combined Danish-Dutch fleet off the coast of Öland Island, Sweden.
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$5

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

München. 1981. Bernard & Graefe Verlag. 1st German edition of the 1979 English original Modern Warship. 193 PP with cutaways, drawings, plans and b/w photos. Fp: USS cruiser Canberra, 12 June 1957. Cloth cover, dj. German text. Signature of previous owner on inside front cover, o/wise fine. 25.8 x 20.5. 3803303257
Design and development.
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$10

58014
GARDINER, Robert (editor)
CONWAY'S HISTORY OF THE SHIP (set of 12 Volumes)

London. 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995 & 1996. Conway Maritime Press. Edition limited to 2000 hand numbered copies (this set No. 930). Set of 12 volumes for a total of 2378 pages, with hundreds of illustrations. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Few foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise a fine set. 30.2 x 25.2.
The Earliest Ships, by Arne Emil Christensen. The Age of the Galley, by Professor John Morrison. Cogs, Caravels and Galleons, by Professor Richard W. Unger. The Line of Battle, by Brian Lavery. The Heyday of Sail, by Dr Philip Bosscher. The Advent of Steam, by Dr Basil Greenhill. Steam Steel & Shellfire, by Dr Andrew Lambert. Sail's Last Century, by Dr Basil Greenhill. Eclipse of the Big Gun, by David K Brown. The Golden Age of Shipping, by Ambrose Greenway. Navies in the Nuclear Age, by Dr Norman Friedman. The Shipping Revolution, by Alastair Couper.
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$750

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

London. 1993. Conway. 1st edition limited to 2000 numbered copies ( No. 1844), in the "Conway's History of the Ship" series. 224 PP with tables, plans and b/w photos. Fp: The American cruiser Yorktown, firing a standard MR-SM2 surface-to-air missile. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 30.2 x 25.2. 0851776264
Warship design, development and technology (weapons systems, naval radars, naval electronic warfare, propulsion).
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$50

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

London. 1993. Conway. 1st Ed., in the "Conway's History of the Ship" series. 224 PP with tables, plans and b/w photos. Fp: The American cruiser Yorktown, firing a standard MR-SM2 surface-to-air missile. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 30.2 x 25.2. 0851775683
Warship design, development and technology (weapons systems, naval radars, naval electronic warfare, propulsion).
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$25

68306
GARDINER, Robert & FRIEDMAN, Dr. Norman (editors)
NAVIES IN THE NUCLEAR AGE - Warships since 1945

London. 1993. Conway. 1st edition limited to 2000 numbered copies ( No. 875), in the "Conway's History of the Ship" series. 224 PP with tables, plans and b/w photos. Fp: The American cruiser Yorktown, firing a standard MR-SM2 surface-to-air missile. Hard cover, dj. Apart from the Stamps of "University of Tasmania" / "Australian Maritime College" on endpapers, outside edges and titlespread, contents are near fine or in 'as new' condition. 30.2 x 25.2. 0851776264
Warship design, development and technology (weapons systems, naval radars, naval electronic warfare, propulsion).
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$20

37592
GARDNER, Richard E.
THE FLYING NAVY

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

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

New York. 1992. Smithmark. New edition, completely revised and updated. 160 PP with over 120 b/w and colour illust. Illustrations on title spread, half title page and endpapers. Pictorial laminated boards. Small smudge at top corner of front endpaper, o/wise near fine. 22.2 x 12.2. 0831750537
65 classes of modern warships covered.
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$5

45327
GILBERT, James
THE GREAT PLANES

New York. 1970. Ridge Press Book / Madison Square Press / Grosset & Dunlap. 1st Ed. 251 PP with b/w and colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29 x 21.
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$5

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

Sydney. 1983. Doubleday. 1st Ed. 360 PP with 600 b/w photos & 100 line drawings. Hard cover, dj. Spine of dust jacket lightly sunned. Near fine. 26.2 x 26.2. 0868240958
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$50

64117
GILLETT, Ross
AUSTRALIAN AND NEW ZEALAND WARSHIPS 1914-1945

Sydney. 1983. Doubleday. 1st Ed. 360 PP with 600 b/w photos & 100 line drawings. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 26.2 x 26.2. 0868240958
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$60

16855
GILLETT, Ross
AUSTRALIAN AND NEW ZEALAND WARSHIPS SINCE 1946

Sydney. 1988. Child & Assoc. 1st Ed. 192 PP with b/w illust. (tables, line drawings, photos) & 24 pages with 40 colour photos. Half-title page: HMAS Vendetta. Title-page: HMAS Perth. Eps: Jackstay transfer HMNZS Southland and HMAS Jervis Bay. Hard cover, dj. Gift note to previous owner on half-title page, o/wise a fine copy. 31 x 23.2. 0867772190
Includes Australian Army and R.A.A.F. Marine Craft.
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$50

67538
GILLETT, Ross & GRAHAM, Colin
WARSHIPS OF AUSTRALIA

Adelaide. 1977. Rigby. 1st Ed., with a foreword by Vice-Admiral Sir John Collins. 296 PP with b/w photos, plus 48 pages with 70 colour illustrations by Colin Graham. Title spread: HMAS Vendetta & Vampire. Hard cover, dj. Signed by co-author and illustrator Colin Graham, on half title page. Fine. 28 x 24.5. 0727004727
Description of every warship commissioned for the defence of Australia: First Fleet, Colonial navies, then Royal Australian Navy, the Fleet Air Arm...
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$100

32690
GRAY, Edwyn
HITLER'S BATTLESHIPS

London. 1995. Leo Cooper. Reprint of the 1992 original. (8), 195 PP, plus 8 pages with 20 b/w photos. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 24 x 16. 050523028
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$10

66770
GRAY, Edwyn
HITLER'S BATTLESHIPS

London. 1999. Leo Cooper. Revised edition of the 1992 original. (8), 195 PP, plus 16 pages with 44 b/w photos. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Foxing on outside edges. Near fine. 24 x 16. 1850526973
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$20

45547
GREENHILL, Basil (editor)
THE SHIP (set of 10 volumes)

London. 1980 & 1981. HMSO & National Maritime Museum. 1st Ed. Series of 10 volumes with a total of 628 PP and 419 b/w illustrations in text. Illustrated endpapers. Laminated pictorial boards. Fine. 20.5 x 21.2.
The development of merchant vessels and specialized vessels of war, from the earliest times to the present day by: Sean McGrail, John Morrison, Alan McGowan, Robin Craig, John M. Maber, Basil Greenhill, Antony Preston, and Ewan Corlett.
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$75

45328
GRIFFITH, Paddy
THE ULTIMATE WEAPONRY

Enderby, UK. 1995. Blitz Editions. Reprint of the 1991 original published by Sidgwick & Jackson. 217, (7 bibliography & index) PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Laminated pictorial boards, dj. Fine. 29.2 x 22. 1856052893
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$10

18356
GROVE, Eric
FLEET TO FLEET ENCOUNTERS - Tsushima, Jutland, Philippine Sea

London. 1991. Arms & Armour Press. 1st Ed. 160 PP with 9 maps & diagrams, plus 32 pages with 57 b/w photos. Fp: Damage to 1st Class Battleship Orel. Hard cover, dj. A few faint foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise fine. 24 x 16. 1854090127
The analysis of three clashes on the high seas of both sides' most powerful naval units.
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$10

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

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

London. 1941. Penguin. September 1941 reprint of the July 1940 original. 144 PP with b/w illust. and ship profiles by Laurence Dunn. Pictorial soft cover (laminated) i little soiled. Paper ageing (war economy standard). Very good. Oblong: 10.8 x 18.
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$10

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

London. 1940. Penguin. 1st Ed. 144 PP with b/w illust. and ship profiles by Laurence Dunn. Pictorial soft cover (repaired). Paper ageing (war economy standard), text near margin of last page lightly damaged. Good. Oblong: 10.8 x 18.
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$10

13340
HARRIS, Brayton
THE AGE OF THE BATTLESHIP 1890-1922

New York. 1965. Franklin Watts. 1st Ed. in the Watts Histories of the United States Navy series. (8), 212 PP with 1 map, plus 24 pages with 48 b/w photos. Cloth cover, dj (price-clipped). Address of previous owner on front endpaper. Light foxing, o/wise very good. 24 x 16.5.
The development of the battleship. Battleships as tools of US imperialism. WWI and the lessons.
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$10

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

New York. 1997. Berkley Books. 1st edition, edited by Walter J. Boyne. XVII, 398 PP with 23 text illustrations, plus 32 pages with 51 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Light foxing on outside page adges, o/wise fine. 23.5 x 16. 0425157776
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$25

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

London. 1999. Airlife. 1st Ed. 192 PP with 1 map, 1 drawing and 5 figures, plus 12 pages with 16 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24 x 16. 1840370955
Definitive account of the loss of HMS Captain. Four months after commissioning she lay at the bottom of the Atlantic, off Cape Finisterre, Spain. 18 survivors from a complement of over 500.
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$10

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

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

Liverpool. 1993. Brodie Publishing. 1st Ed. 107, (25) PP with a total of 50 pages of advertising material, and maps, plans, photos (b/w and colour)... Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.7 x 20.8. 1874447012
The longest conflict & The German Submarine threat, by David Brown. The convoy system, The Commanders at Western Approaches, & Escort Group Commanders, by W J R Gardner. The Mersey base, by Eric Grove...
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$10

38244
HEWSON, Robert
THE WORLD WAR II WARSHIP GUIDE

London. 2000. Silverdale Books. 1st Ed. 112 PP with full-colour multiple view artwork describing over 50 warships. Half title page: HMS Exeter. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Fine. Large format: 30.5 x 23. 1856055698
Each of the 53 ships with specifications table (powerplant, armament, dimensions and performance), as well as design and career history.
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$10

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

New York. 2002. The Free Press. 1st Ed. VIII, (2), 239 PP, plus 8 pages with 1 sketch plan and 13 b/w photo. Title page with vignette of the S-Five at sea. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 22 x 14.5. 0743236777
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$10

64999
H.M.S.O.
HIS MAJESTY'S SUBMARINES

London. 1991. R.J. Leach & Co. Reprint of the 1945 original. 1st Ed. 64 PP, plus 16 pages with 24 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 22.2 x 14.3. 1873050062
The submarine: tactics, weapons, their operations in Norway (1940 & 1943 against the Tirpitz), in the Arctic, in the Mediterranean & the Adriatic.
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$10

71277
H.M.S.O.
ROYAL NAVAL HANDBOOK OF PARADE AND RIFLE DRILL - B.R. 1834

London. 1949. HMSO / Admiralty (Gunnery and Anti-Aircraft Warfare Division). 1st Ed. XX, 176 PP with over 74 figures. Hard cover. Covers a little soiled with light shelf wear, contents near fine. 24.5 x 16.
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$25

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).
Pages 47 to 52: Silhouettes of Danish, Netherlands & Norwegian Vessels believed to have been captured or taken over by the German Navy. Soft cover. Back cover with pieces missing. Two last leaves with pieces missing. Covers soiled. Staples removed. Occasional foxing spots. Very good. 24.5 x 15.5.
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$45

38432
HODGES, Peter
WARSHIP MODELLING

London. 1975. PSL / Airfix. 1st Ed., Airfix magazine guide No. 7. 64 PP with 2 pages of sketch-drawings, 14 figures and 58 b/w photos. Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. 22.3 x 14.3. 850592100
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$25

68406
HORTON, Edward
THE ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF THE SUBMARINE

London. 1974. Sidgwick & Jackson. 1st edition. 160 PP with b/w illustrations (drawings, plans & photos). Title-page: Morning exercises on a Russian Pacific Fleet submarine in 1955. Hard cover, dj. Stamp of "The Tasmanian Maritime and Folk Museum" on front endpaper and versof title page. Endpapers reinforced at gutter. Contents near fine. 25.5 x 19.5. 0283979720
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$20

19385
HORTON, Edward
THE ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF THE SUBMARINE

London. 1974. Book Club Associates. Reprint. 160 PP with bw illustr. (drawings, plans & photos) in text. Title-page: Morning exercises on a Russian Pacific Fleet submarine in 1955. Hard cover, dj. Very good. 25.5 x 19.5.
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$10

44109
HOUGH, Richard
A HISTORY OF FIGHTING SHIPS

London. 1975. Octopus Books. Reprint of the 1969 original. 144 PP with 175 bw & colour illust. Half title-page: Sails and driver of a 20-gun ship. Title-page: Dutch men of war and yacht. Eps: Group of vessels by Van de Velde. Illustrated hard cover, dj. Fine with near-fine dust jacket. 28.6 x 21. 0706403037
The oar-driven figthing ship, the sailing fighting ship and the engine-driven fighting ship.
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$10

18126
HOUGH, Richard
A HISTORY OF FIGHTING SHIPS

London. 1975. Octopus Books. Reprint of the 1969 original. 144 PP with 175 bw & colour illust. Half title-page: Sails and driver of a 20-gun ship. Title-page: Dutch men of war and yacht. Eps: Group of vessels by Van de Velde. Illustrated hard cover (rubbed on 3 places). Very good. 28.6 x 21. 0706403037
The oar-driven fighting ship, the sailing fighting ship and the engine-driven fighting ship.
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$5

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

London. 1986. Weidenfeld & Nicolson. 1st Ed. XI, 371 PP with 6 maps, plus 24 pages with 56 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj., foxing on outside edges and a small mark on bottom outside edge, o/wise very good. 24 x 16. 029778983X
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$20

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

London. 1979. J. M. Dent. 1st Ed. 240 PP with 60 b/w illust. Hard cover, dj. Light foxing, o/wise near fine. 24 x 16. 0460043579
Evolution of the Man-of-War from the Ark Royal, an English galleon of 1587, to the US Battleship New Jersey of 1943.
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$15

51950
HOUGH, Richard
MAN O'WAR - The Fighting Ship in History

New York. 1979. Charles Scribner's Sons. 1st US edition. 240 PP with 60 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Light foxing, remainder mark on bottom edge, o/wise near fine. 24 x 16. 0684161893
Evolution of the Man-of-War from the Ark Royal, an English galleon of 1587, to the US Battleship New Jersey of 1943.
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$15

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

London. 1979. J. M. Dent. 1st Ed. 240 PP with 60 b/w illustrations. Hard cover. Cover a little soiled & 2 illustrations rubbed. Very good. 24 x 16. 0460043579
Evolution of the Man-of-War from the Ark Royal, an English galleon of 1587, to the US Battleship New Jersey of 1943.
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$10

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. New. 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

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

London. 1971. Conway. New impression of the 1920 original, with a foreword by Anthony Preston. XVI, 502 PP with 2 tables and 209 figures (6 of them on supplementary folded plates I to VI). Top edge tinted. Hard cover, dj, ribbon page-marker. Dust jacket has a few small tears at head of spine , o/wise a near fine copy. 24.5 x 16. 0851770401
Battleships, Cruisers... Aircraft. Their design and construction of hull, machinery, ordnance...
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$45

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

London. 1978. Conway. New impression of the 1920 original, with a foreword by Anthony Preston. XVI, 502 PP with 2 tables and 209 figures (6 of them on supplementary folded plates I to VI). Hard cover, dj (lightly creases). Slight ageing of paper on outside edges. Ex Library copy with stamps on front endpaper and title page (recto & verso), and sellotape marks on covers. Contents very good. 24.5 x 16. 0851770401
Battleships, Cruisers... Aircraft. Their design and construction of hull, machinery, ordnance...
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$25

58142
HOWARD, Dr Frank
SAILING SHIPS OF WAR 1400-1860

London. 1987. Conway Maritime Press. Reprint of the 1979 original. 256 PP with 357 b/w and 31 colour illustrations. Title spread: An English 3rd rate about 1730. (FEP: Portrait of the Henry Grace à Dieu). REP: A Dutch bomb vessel of 1751. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket laminated with clear plastic and pasted down by the endpapers (unfortunately hiding the front endpaper). Few faint foxing spots on outside edges. An excellent working copy. 30.5 x 23.5. 0851771386
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$15

21523
HOWARTH, David (editor)
THE DREADNOUGHTS

Amsterdam. 1980. Time-Life Books. 1st European English language printing of the 1979 original, in The Seafarers series. 176 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Title page: Hand-painted porcelain bowl . Eps: Map of Northern European waters. Simile leather covers, colour painting of super dreadnought Queen Elizabeth pasted down on front cover. Near fine. 28.7 x 24. 705406288
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$15

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

Amsterdam. 1980. Time-Life Books. 2nd European English language printing of the 1978 original, in The Seafarers series. 176 PP with b/w & colour illustrations. Title page: Gleaming Bronze cannon. Eps: Map of the Channel and North Sea, between Spanish Netherlands and South East England. Simile leather covers, colour illustration pasted down on front cover. Near fine. 28.7 x 24. 705406245
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$15

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

Amsterdam. 1985. Time-Life Books. 3rd European English language printing of the 1978 original, in The Seafarers series. 176 PP with b/w & colour illustrations. Title page: Gleaming Bronze cannon. Eps: Map of the Channel and North Sea, between Spanish Netherlands and South East England. Simile leather covers, colour illustration pasted down on front cover. Near fine. 28.7 x 24. 0705406245
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$15

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

Alexandria, Virginia. 1978. Time-Life Books. 1st printing, in The Seafarers series. 176 PP with b/w & colour illustrations. Title page: Gleaming Bronze cannon. Eps: Map of the Channel and North Sea, between Spanish Netherlands and South East England. Simile leather covers, colour illustration pasted down on front cover. Faint foxing on outside edges. Very good. 28.7 x 24. 0809426684
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$15

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

Amsterdam. 1979. Time-Life Books. 1st European English language printing of the 1978 original, in The Seafarers series. 176 PP with b/w & colour illustrations. Title page: Gleaming Bronze cannon. Eps: Map of the Channel and North Sea, between Spanish Netherlands and South East England. Simile leather covers, colour illustration pasted down on front cover. Faint foxing of first 3 leaves. Very good. 28.7 x 24. 705406245
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$15

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

45402
HUMBLE, Richard
AIRCRAFT CARRIERS - The Illustrated History

New York. 1982. Chartwell. 1st US Ed. 192 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (photos and artworks). Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Very good. 28.5 x 22.5. 0890095035
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$10

68746
HUMBLE, Richard
AIRCRAFT CARRIERS - The Illustrated History

London. 1982. Connoisseur / Winchmore Publishing Services.. 1st UK edition. 192 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (photos and artworks). Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket repaired. Donation plate to and stamp of "Devonport Maritime Museum & Historical Society". Very good. 28.5 x 22.5. 0890095035
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$5

68747
HUMBLE, Richard
BATTLESHIPS AND BATTLECRUISERS

London. 1983. Connoisseur / Winchmore Publishing Services. 1st Ed. 192 PP with 20 maps & battle plans, b/w and colour illustrations. Title spread: Salvo fired by the USS New Jersey. Half title page: Bow of the USS Missouri. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket with repaired tear. Donation plate to and stamp of "Devonport Maritime Museum & Historical Society" on front endpaper. Contents near fine. 30.7 x 23.5.
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$10

32803
HUMBLE, Richard
BATTLESHIPS AND BATTLECRUISERS

London. 1983. Connoisseur. 1st Ed. 192 PP with 20 maps & battle plans, b/w and colour illustrations. Title spread: Salvo fired by the USS New Jersey. Half title page: Bow of the USS Missouri. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Near fine. 30.7 x 23.5.
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$15

18103
HUMBLE, Richard
SUBMARINES

London. 1983. Jade Books. Abridged edition of Undersea Warfare. 96 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Title-page: US Nuclear submarine. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing spots on top outside edge, o/wise near fine. 28.6 x 22.5. 0907853595
The development of the submarine, its weapons and its power plant. Its use in a strategic role.
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$5

52679
HUMBLE, Richard
UNDERSEA WARFARE

London. 1981. Book Club Associates. Book Club edition of the 1981 original. 192 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (200 photographs, maps & charts). Illustrated endpapers, title-page and half-title page. Hard cover, dj. Very good. 28.7 x 22.5.
The development of the submarine, its weapons, its power plants. Its use in maintaining a strategic balance.
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$10

45971
HUTCHINSON, Robert
JANE'S SUBMARINES WAR BENEATH THE WAVES, from 1776 to the present day

London. 2003. HarperCollins Publishers. 1st paperback edition of the 2001 original. 223 PP with tables, b/w and colour illustrations (maps & plans, line drawings, photos...). Title spread: U-Boat attacked by Sunderland of the RAF Coastal Command, 1944. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 28 x 22. 0007163681
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$10

30539
IRELAND, Bernard
CRUISERS

London. 1981. Hamlyn. 1st Ed. 172 PP with 3 sketch plans, 44 colour drawings by John Batchelor and 158 b/w photos. Title spread: Fleet during World War I. Eps: The American nuclear-propelled cruiser Mississippi. Hard cover, dj. Very good. 30.2 x 22.2. 0600321274
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$10

51446
IRELAND, Bernard
Histoire illustrée des NAVIRES DE COMBAT

Paris. 1978. Editions Princesse. 1st edition of the 1978 English original. 154 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Eps: On board the Minautor in 1868. Hard cover, dj. French text. Near fine. 30 x 22.2. 2859610340
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$10

45970
IRELAND, Bernard
JANE'S NAVAL AIRPOWER

London. 2003. HarperCollins Publishers. 1st Ed. 224 PP with tables, b/w and colour illustrations (maps & plans, line drawings, photos...). Title spread: Cannon-armed Seafire III on carrier Indomitable. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 29 x 22.8. 0007111525
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$20

22658
IRELAND Bernard
THE RISE AND FALL OF THE AIRCRAFT CARRIER

London. 1979. Marshall Cavendish. 1st Ed. 168 PP profusely illustrated with b/w & colour photos. Fp: HMS Courageous. FEP: HMS Furious. REP: USS Independence. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 29 x 22. 0856857114
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$10

58649
IRELAND, Bernard
WARSHIPS - From Sail to Nuclear Age

London. 1978. Hamlyn. 1st Ed. 156 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Title spread: Deck of an Aircraft Carrier. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket chipped. Very good. 30.2 x 22.2. 0600393976
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$10

20211
IRELAND, Bernard
WARSHIPS OF THE WORLD: Escort Vessels

London. 1979. Ian Allan. 1st Ed. 153 PP with b/w illustrations (4 line drawings & 144 photos & paintings). Title-page: Frigate Visby of the Swedish Navy. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 22.2 x 15. 0711008965
Warships with displacement tonnage between 1000 & 5000 tons. Corvettes, frigates, destroyers.
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$10

65426
IRELAND Bernard
WARSHIPS OF WORLD WAR II

Glasgow. 1996. HarperCollins 1st Ed., in the Collins / Jane's Gems series. 255, (1) PP with colour illustrations (Flags of France Germany, Italy, Japan, United Kingdom and USA) and 118 b/w photos. Pictorial card cover. Small format. Fine. 11.7 x 8.4. 0004708725
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$10

36393
JACKSON, Robert
DESTROYERS, FRIGATES AND CORVETTES

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

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

Paris. c. 1990. Hempel Peintures Marine France S.A. 3 frameable reprints of the 1693 original by Alexis Hubert Jaillot, published in 1693 in "Le Neptune François", and held at "La Biblothèque Royale, Copenhague, Danemark". Oblong format: 31 x 39.
Vaisseau de Guerre - Coupe Longitudinale d'une galère - Vue en coupe d'un Vaisseau-Amiral de 104 canons.
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$20

64688
JANE, Fred T. (editor)
JANE'S FIGHTING SHIPS 1906/7

Newton Abbot, UK. 1970. David & Charles Reprints. 1st edition of the 1906/7 edition. (2), iv, 455, (24) PP with b/w illust. (photographs,maps and plans, profiles and silhouettes, flags & uniforms). Fp: A Channel Fleet speed race. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Upper edge of covers with a little speckling. Bookplate of previous owner on front endpaper. Near fine. Oblong: 21.5 x 31.5. 0715347152
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$45

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

35956
JENKINS, Commander C. A.
HMS FURIOUS - Aircraft Carrier 1917-1948

London. 1972. Profile Publications. September 1972 issues. Nos. 23 & 24 in the Warship Profile series. 48 PP (P. 245 to 292) with 2 centrefold in colour, 12 profiles and over 80 b/w photos. Pictorial card cover. Near fine. Sold as a set. 25.2 x 18.7.
Profile 23 / Part I: The first eight years. Profile 24 / Part II: 1925-1948
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$40

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

Newton Abbot. 1981. David & Charles. 1st Ed. 383 PP, plus 64 pages with 117 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Pages 33 to 48 with tears and chips on top margin, o/wise very good. 24 x 16.2. 0715380257
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$10

18624
KAUFMAN, Y. & STILLWELL, P.
SHARKS OF STEEL

Annapolis. 1993. Naval Institute Press. 1st printing. XXII, 152 PP with colour photos. Cloth cover, device in blind on front board, gilt title on spine, dj. Near fine. 31 x 23.2. 1557504512
The story of the submarine and their crew: selection, training, performance ...
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$15

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

London. 1956. Herbert Jenkins. 1st Ed. 237, (2 adv.) PP, plus 16 pages with 32 b/w photos. Cloth cover (soiled and worn). Signature previous owner on title page, 2 stamps in blind. Foxing spots on edges. Still a good reading copy. 22.2 x 14.2.
Actions in both world wars, on different fronts: Atlantic, Mediterranean and the Eastern Seas.
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$10

69994
KEMP, Lieut.-Commander P. K.
H.M. DESTROYERS

London. 1956. Herbert Jenkins. 1st Ed. 237, (2 adv.) PP, plus 16 pages with 32 b/w photos. Cloth cover, dj (price clipped). Dust jacket with small chips and/or small closed tears and is plastic protected. Contents near fine. 22.2 x 14.2.
Actions in both world wars, on different fronts: Atlantic, Mediterranean and the Eastern Seas.
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$20

17414
KING, Commander William
THE STICK AND THE STARS

New York. 1958. W.W. Norton. 1st US Ed. 192 PP. Hard cover, cloth spine, very good price-clipped dust jacket. Minimal light foxing on prelims and outside edges, name of previous owner on front endpaper, o/wise a near fine copy. 21.5 x 14.5.
The 6 years of a Royal Navy submariner on all the seas and oceans, during World War II.
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$20

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

Zutpan, NL. 1980. De Walburg Pers. 1st Ed. Introduction by Drs. J. Klatter. 121, (7) PP. Soft cover, illustrated front. Faint foxing spots on outside edges. Dutch text. Very good. 24 x 16. 9060112369
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$15

42112
KOOP, Gerhard & SCHMOLKE, Klaus-Peter
BATTLESHIP TIRPITZ

London & New York. 1998. Conway & The Military Book Club. Special US edition in the Conway Maritime Modeller's Series, translated from the German original Vom Originalezum modell: Schlatschiff Tirpitz. 56 PP with 1 map, 4 camouflage schemes, 7 sketch-plans, 9 set of plans and 58 b/w photos. Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. 30.5 x 21.5. 08517777732
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$15

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

42649
LAMONT-BROWN, Raymond
KAMIKAZE - Japan's Suicide Samurai

London. 2000. Cassell & Co. Reprint of the 1999 paperback edition (original of 1997). 192 PP with 1 organigram and 1 Japanese character ideogram, plus 16 pages with 37 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 19.8 x 12.8. 0304352004
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$15

32712
LAYMAN, R. D.
BEFORE THE AIRCRAFT CARRIER - The Development of Aviation Vessels 1849-1922

London. 1989. Conway. 1st Ed. 128 PP with tables and 3 plans and 149 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 27.8 x 20.8. 0851775160
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$35

36083
LAYMAN, R. D.
THE CUXHAVEN RAID - The World's First Carrier Air Strike

London. 1985. Conway. 1st Ed. 160 PP with 2 tables, 2 maps and 24 b/w photos. Fp: HMS Engadine and her large steel hangar. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 24.8 x 16.2. 0851773273
Christmas Day 1914.
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$15

18777
LAYMAN, R.D
NAVAL AVIATION IN THE FIRST WORLD WAR, Its Impact and Influence

London. 1996. Chatham. 1st Ed. 224 PP plus 16 pages with 39 bw photos. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24.2 x 16. 1861760078
All aspects of Naval Aviation during World War I. Ships for aircraft - Aircraft for ships - Naval balloon - Airships ..
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$15

21950
LE FLEMING, H. M.
WARSHIPS OF WORLD WAR I, No. 2 - Cruisers (British and German)

London. 1960. Ian Allan. 73 PP with tables & 67 b/w photos. Title page: Light cruiser H.M.S. Dublin at sea. Pictorial card cover. Very good. 18 x 12.
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$15

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

London. 1959. Ian Allan in the ABC Series. 64 PP with 65 b/w photos & 4 pages with drawings recognition features. Pict. card cover. Very good. Small format: 18 x 12.3.
From wooden walls to steel battleships (1861-1893) and dreadnoughts, naval events 1906-1918.
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$15

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

London. 1961. Ian Allan. Revised edition of the 1959 original, in the ABC series. 64 PP with 65 b/w photos & 4 pages with drawings recognition features. Pict. card covers with slight insect damage around front edge. Contents very good. Small format: 18 x 12.5.
From wooden walls to steel battleships (1861-1893) and dreadnoughts, naval events 1906-1918.
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$10

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

London. 1962. Ian Allan. Reprint. 80 PP with tables, 3 pages of drawings & 67 b/w photos. Title page: H.M.S. Tempest (Admiralty 'R' Class) dropping depth charges. Pict. card cover. Very good. 18 x 12.
827 British and German destroyers of the WWI period.
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$10

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

31702
LENTON, H. T.
GERMAN WARSHIPS OF THE SECOND WORLD WAR

London. 1975. Macdonald and Jane's. 1st Ed. IX, 10-397 PP with b/w illust. (photos and plans). Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). Occasional foxing, o/wise near fine. 25.4 x 19. 0356046613
Rebuilding of the Fleet between 1919 and 1939. War construction. Battleships, aircraft carriers, cruisers, destroyers... Submarines.
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$15

35095
LENTON, H. T.
WARSHIPS

London / Melbourne. 1970. Hamlyn / Sun Books. 1st Ed., in the Hamlyn all-colour paperbacks series. 160 PP with colour illustrations by David A. Warner and Nigel W. Hearn. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 18 x 11. 0600002845
Warships from 1860 to the present day (1970).
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$5

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

64356
LENTON, H. T. & COLLEDGE, J. J.
WARSHIPS OF WORLD WAR II

London. 1966. Ian Allan. Reprint of 1964 original. 638 PP with many tables & hundreds of b/w photos. Fp: H.M.S. Warspite in Malta Harbour. Hard cover a little sunned on edges, dj (price-clipped and with a few small chips). Very good clean copy. 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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$30

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

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

London. 1962. Ian Allan. 1st Ed. 81 PP with tables & 50 b/w photos. Pictorial card cover. Faint foxing. Very good. 18 x 12.
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$30

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

London. 1962. Ian Allan. 1st Ed. 96 PP with tables & 47 b/w photos. Pict. card cover (rubbed). Name of previous owner inside front cover. Very good. 18 x 12.
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$10

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

London. 1963. Ian Allan. 1st Ed. 81 PP with tables, and 59 b/w photos. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 18.5 x 12.5.
Miscellaneous and auxiliary vessels engaged in trade protection.
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$10

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

London. 1963. Ian Allan. 1st Ed. 72 PP with 1 page of advert., tables and 52 b/w photos. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 18.5 x 12.5.
Miscellaneous vessels engaged in harbour, towing and salvage vessels duties
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$10

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

London. 1963. Ian Allan. 81 PP with b/w photos throughout. Pictorial card cover. Fine. Small format: 18.5 x 12.5.
Admiralty drifters, pennant numbers, purchased & requisitioned trawlers, whalers & drifters...
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$10

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

Adelaide. 2010. Avonmore Books. 1st Ed. Foreword by the Honourable Austin Asche, AC, QC. 182 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (artworks, documents, maps, plans and sketches and photos). Pictorial stiff cover. Fine. 25 x 17.7. 9780957735194
Sunk by HMAS "Deloraine" 20th January 1942 in 150 feet of water off Darwin. Early salvage attempts (for the code books). Historic shipwreck since 28th June 1977.
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$35

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

Darwin. 1997. Tall Stories. 1st Ed. Foreword by the Honourable Daryl W. Manzie. 131 PP with 2 maps, 11 plans and sketches and 65 b/w photos. Letter from editor to The Mercury newspaper loosely inserted. Pictorial soft cover. Front cover lightly soiled. Very good. Scarce. 29.5 x 21. 0646322184
Sunk by HMAS "Deloraine" 20th January 1942 in 150 feet of water off Darwin. Early salvage attempts (for the code books). Historic shipwreck since 28th June 1977.
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$35

19192
LYON, David
THE FIRST DESTROYERS

London. 1996. Chatham. 1st Ed., in the ShipShape series. 128 PP with plans and 8 cutaway drawings by John Roberts, as well as tables, 41 ship plans and 56 bw photos, plus 1 large folded plan of HM Torpedo Boat Destroyer Velox in rear pocket. Fp: Hardy, at anchor Spithead June 1897. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 29.6 x 25. 1861760051
The Torpedo Boat Destroyer: development, builders, services and comparisons with foreign designs of Germany, France, Russia and USA.
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$20

30336
LYON, David
THE SHIP - STEAM, STEEL AND TORPEDOES

London. 1980. HMSO. 1st Ed. Volume 8 in The Ship series edited by Basil Greenhill. 60 PP with 40 Illust. FEP: Plans of the Swedish Torpedo-boat Hugin, 1884. REP: Design of 150-ton Torpedo-boat for Spain, 1905, by Thornycroft. Laminated pictorial boards. Stamp and signature of previous owner on front endpaper. Fine. Oblong: 20.5 x 21.2. 0112903185
The Warship in the 19th Century.
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$5

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

London. 1978. Salamander Books. 1st edition, with an introduction by Captain J. E. Moore, R.N. 273 PP (including 4 large folded plates) with over 350 b/w and colour illustrations (39 colour profiles and over 200 photographs). Title spread: Italian heavy cruiser Zara. Hard cover, dj. Stamps and markings of "University of Tasmania" and "Australian Maritime College" on half title and title pages, o/wise a very good clean copy. 31.5 x 22.2. 0861010078
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$15

47547
LYON, Hugh
FIGHTING SHIPS

London. 1981. Kingfisher. 1st Ed. 124 PP with 1 map with inset, 40 flags in colour, 108 sketch plans, and colour illustrations (1 cutaway, 18 photos and 70 artworks by Roy Huxley). Title spread: Escort Vessels. Pictorial laminated covers. Faint foxing. Very good. 19.5 x 12.7. 0862720060
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$10

68665
MACINTYRE, Captain Donald
FIGHTING SHIPS AND SEAMEN

London. 1963. Evans Brothers. 1st Ed. 192 PP, plus 16 pages with 24 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Signature on front endpaper. Very good. 22 x 15.5.
Accounts of decisive actions at sea: battles of Jutland, Narvick and Leyte. The role of Q ships, convoys to Malta and Russia...
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$10

16785
MACINTYRE, Captain Donald
FIGHTING SHIPS AND SEAMEN

London. 1963. Evans Brothers. 1st Ed. 192 PP, plus 16 pages with 24 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 22 x 15.5.
Accounts of decisive actions at sea: battles of Jutland, Narvick and Leyte. The role of Q ships, convoys to Malta and Russia...
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$15

52166
MACINTYRE, Captain Donald
SEA WARFARE 1939-1945

London. 1977. Phoebus. 1st special edition, in the Phoebus History of the World Wars Special series. 64 PP with b/w and colour illust. (paintings, photos, plans, profiles). Pictorial soft cover. Covers lightly soiled. Near fine. 29.7 x 22.5.
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$10

16810
MACINTYRE, Donald
FAMOUS FIGHTING SHIPS

London. 1975. Hamlyn. 1st Ed. 160 PP with b/w & 19 colour illust. Title-page: HMS Warspite. Eps: Trafalgar, surrender of Redoutable. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 30.5 x 15. 0600354865
Stories of 10 ships and their commanders. From the Revenge of Drake to the USS Enterprise... Redoutable (France), Mikasa (Japan), Scharnhorst (Germany),..
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$10

53507
MACINTYRE, Donald
FAMOUS SEA BATTLES

London. 1974. Hamlyn. 1st Ed. 125 PP with b/w & colour illustrations. Illustrated boards, dj (price clipped). Dust jacket has a sunned spine and a few chips or closed tear. Overall, a very good clean copy. 26 x 19.5. 0600380661
Stories of 12 sea battles: Lepanto... Trafalgar... Jutland... Leyte Gulf.
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$10

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

London. 1968. Methuen. 1st Ed. 273 PP with b/w & colour illust. (photos, paintings,...) & many colour drawings by the Tre Tryckare artists. Fp: Austrian super-dreadnought Viribus Unitis. Decorated endpapers. Cloth cover, dj. Ingleton bookplate on front endpaper. Foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. Oblong: 25.2 x 27.5.
From the Greek trireme and the Viking longboat, to the modern warship.
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$15

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

London. 1968. Methuen. 1st Ed. 273 PP with b/w & colour illust. (photos, paintings,...) & many colour drawings by the Tre Tryckare artists. Fp: Austrian super-dreadnought Viribus Unitis. Decorated endpapers. Cloth cover, dj (price-clipped). Foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. Oblong: 25.2 x 27.5.
From the Greek trireme and the Viking longboat, to the modern warship.
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$10

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

New York. 1974. Castle Books. Revised edition of the 1969 original. 280 PP with b/w & colour illust. (photos, paintings, line drawings) & many colour illust. by the Tre Tryckare artists. Fp: Austrian super-dreadnought Viribus Unitis. Decorated eps. Hard cover, dj (chipped). Faint foxing on outside edges. Very good. Oblong: 25.2 x 27.5.
From the Greek trireme, the Viking longboat, to the modern warship: missile frigate, aircraft carrier, nuclear submarine...
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$10

18508
McKAY, John & COLEMAN, Ron
THE 24-GUN FRIGATE PANDORA 1779

London. 1992. Conway. 1st Ed. in the "Anatomy of the Ship" Series. 128 PP with 17 b/w photos and over 300 perspectives & 3-view drawings. Fp: Photo of stern of the ship model. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj (spine a little faded), o/wise as new. Oblong: 24.5 x 26. 0851775837
Design and building of the ship. Her career up to the shipwreck on the Great Barrier Reef. General arrangements of the ship, hull construction, fittings, masts, sails...
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$60

42861
MCLEAVY, Roy
HOVERCRAFT AND HYDROFOILS - JANE'S POCKET BOOK 21

London. 1980. Jane's Publishing. 1st Ed., No. 21 in the Jane's Pocket Book series. 255 PP with 4 plans and 116 b/w illust (paintings and photos). PVC cover, gilt device on front cover. Fine. Oblong: 11.6 x 18.2. 0354012126
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$10

10637
McLEAVY, Roy
NAVAL FAST STRIKE CRAFT AND PATROL BOATS

London. 1979. Blandford Press. 1st Ed., in the Blandford Colour series. 176 PP with 4 tables, 6 sketches & 64 illust. (plans & colour paintings). Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Faint foxing on outside edges. Near fine. 19.8 x 13.8. 0713708662
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$5

45798
McLEAVY, Roy
NAVAL FAST STRIKE CRAFT AND PATROL BOATS

London. 1979. Blandford Press. 1st Ed., in the Blandford Colour series. 176 PP with 4 tables, 6 sketches & 64 illust. (plans & colour paintings). Hard cover, dj. Spine of dust jacket sunned. Faint foxing on outside edges. Near fine. 19.8 x 13.8. 0713708662
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$5

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

London. 1935. Sampson, Low, Marston & Co. 1st Ed., 39th year of issue. 45 adv, XVIII, 543 PP with hundreds of bw illust. (photographs, plans, profiles & silhouettes, flags & uniforms). Fp: "Admiral Scheer", "Nürnberg", "U.1" & "U.7" surfacing. Navy cloth covers, gilt title on spine, title in blind on covers. A near fine copy and rare in this condition Oblong: 21.5 x 33.5.
Publication coinciding with the Naval Conference of London, when a program of construction for Capital ships was already under way.
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$300

20268
McMURTRIE, Francis E.
JANE'S FIGHTING SHIPS 1944-45 (corrected to April, 1946)

London. 1946. Sampson Low, Marston & Co. 1st Ed., 48th year of issue. 79 adv., XXX, 36 addenda, 636 PP with b/w illust. (photographs, plans, profiles and silhouettes, flags & uniforms). Fp: H.M.S. Swiftsure. Navy cloth cover, gilt title on spine, title in blind on covers. Previous owner's name and note on inside front cover. Bottom of spine has shelf wear with a small tear and covers have some fade spots with shelf wear on bottom corners. An otherwise fine copy of this scarce wartime edition. Oblong: 21.5 x 33.5.
War loss section: P.544 to 636., and 32 to 35 (addenda).
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$100

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

London. 1944. Sampson Low, Marston & Co. 1st Ed. 148 PP with 72 b/w photos. Fp: Duke of York. Cloth cover (rubbed), gilt title on spine (faded). War economy paper with signs of ageing. Very good. Oblong: 13.8 x 22.3.
Pages 140 to 148: War losses.
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$25

48418
McMURTRIE, Francis E. (editor)
JANE'S FIGHTING SHIPS 1942 (issued June 1943)

London. 1942. Sampson Low, Marston. 1st Ed., 46th year of issue. Edited by Francis E. McMurtrie. 64 adv., XXI, 582 PP with hundreds of b/w illustrations (photographs, plans, profiles & silhouettes, uniforms and flags). Fp: H.M.S Exeter. Navy cloth cover, gilt title on spine, title in blind on covers. 1 errata slip tipped in on page 24. The verso of the Advertisers' Index has a crease, name of previous owner on inside front cover, o/wise a near fine copy. Oblong: 21.5 x 33.5.
War loss section, P.517 to 582. A massive volume.
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$100

68041
McMURTRIE, Francis E. (editor)
JANE'S FIGHTING SHIPS 1944-45 (corrected to April, 1946)

London. 1946. Sampson Low, Marston & Co. 1st Ed., 48th year of issue. 79 adv., XXX, 36 Addenda, 636 PP with b/w illust. (photographs, plans, profiles and silhouettes, flags & uniforms). Fp: H.M.S. Swiftsure. Navy cloth cover, gilt title on spine, title in blind on covers. Spine is tight but cloth has repaired tears and covers with some shelf wear. An otherwise near fine copy of this scarce wartime edition. Oblong: 21.5 x 33.5.
War loss section: P.544 to 636., and 32 to 35 (addenda).
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$150

68034
McMURTRIE, Francis E. & PERKINS, R. (editors)
JANE'S FIGHTING SHIPS 1937 (issued December, 1937)

London. 1937. Sampson Low, Marston & Co. 1st Ed., 41st year of issue. 51 adv, XX, 539 PP with b/w illustrations (photographs, plans profiles & silhouettes, flags & uniforms). Fp: Photographs of H.M.S. Warspite and Italian battleship Conte di Cavour. Navy cloth covers, gilt title on spine, title in blind on covers. Minimal wear to covers, just a little shelf wear on edges with a few discolouration spots (faint). Binding is tight. A near fine copy of a scare item. Oblong: 21.5 x 33.5.
Massive warships construction in spite of the London Naval Treaty of 1936, and the separate treaties signed between the British Empire and Germany and Russia. Even a country so inconspicuous at sea as Siam has more than doubled its naval strength.
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$200

31561
MARRIOTT, John
SUBMARINE - The Capital Ship of Today

London. 1986. Ian Allan. 1st Ed. 128 PP with tables and b/w illust. (drawings, sketch-plans, photos). Title spread: Like a whale, the USS Birmingham, an SSBN, surfaces. Hard cover, dj. 7 pages at rear of book with printing smudge, but not affecting the legibility, a little light foxing, o/wise very good. 24.2 x 17.7. 0711015953
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$10

66260
MARRIOTT, Leo
FROM THE BRIDGE - HMS INVINCIBLE

London. 1990. Ian Allan. 1st Ed. 80 PP with 1 map of the British Isles, 1 plan of the bridge and 103 b/w photos. Title spread: HMS Invincible arriving at Port Jackson, end of 1983. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 23.5 x 17. 0711019401
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$15

48284
MARRIOTT, Leo
ROYAL NAVY FRIGATES 1945-1983

London. 1983. Ian Allan. 1st Ed. 128 PP with tables, 19 waterline profiles, 1 sketch plan and 110 b/w photos. Title spread: HMS Brilliant. Half title page: HMS Ashanti. Laminated pictorial boards. Fine. 24 x 17.7. 0711013225
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$20

14386
MARRIOTT, Leo
TYPE 22 - MODERN COMBAT SHIPS 4

London. 1986. Ian Allan. 1st Ed., No. 4 in the Modern Combat Ships series. 112 PP with b/w photos throughout. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj (light shelf wear). Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 24 x 17.5. 0711015937
Class of Frigates of the Royal Navy.
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$30

35995
MASON, David
U-BOAT: THE SECRET MENACE

New York. 1972. Pan/Ballantine. Reprint of the 1968 original, in the Pan/Ballantine Illustrated History of World War II series. 160 PP with 3 maps, 10 illustrations and 94 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Spine lightly sunned. Very good. 21 x 13.5. 345097327
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$5

17413
MASON, David
U-BOAT: THE SECRET MENACE

London. 1968. Macdonald. 1st UK edition in the Purnell's History of the Second World War series, Weapons Book, No. 1. 160 PP with 3 maps, 10 illust. and 94 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 21 x 13.5. 356025470
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$5

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

35510
MEISTER, Jürg
DIE SEESTREIKRˇFTE NEUSEELANDS (in Marine-Rundschau)

München. 1980. Bernard & Graefe Verlag. Year 77, Issue 2, February 198O. Contains article from P.85 to 92 with 2 tables and 12 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover (Dutch Frigate Kortenaer). Fine. German text. 29.8 x 21.
Naval forces of New Zealand: The Royal New Zealand Navy.
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$10

30736
MERSKY, Peter B. & POLMAR, Norman
THE NAVAL AIR WAR IN VIETNAM

Annapolis. 1981. The Nautical and Aviation Publishing Company of America. 1st Ed. XIV, 224 PP with 1 plan, 3 maps and 180 b/w photos. Title spread: A-4 Skyhawks during a launch from the carrier Oriskany in the Gulf of Tonkin. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 23.5 x 16. 0933852134
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$15

18088
MIDDLETON, Drew
SUBMARINE, The Ultimate Naval Weapon- Its Past, Present & Future

Chicago. 1976. Playboy Press. 1st Ed. VII, 256 PP with 58 bw illust. in text. Hard cover, cloth spine, dj (price-clipped). Near fine. 23.4 x 19.5. 087223472X
An account of the development of undersea craft and warfare. Importance of submarines in global strategy.
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$10

39991
MILLER, David
U-BOATS - History, Development and Equipment 1914-1945

London. 2000. Conway. 1st Ed. 208 PP with tables and b/w illustrations (maps, plans, photos). Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 26.3 x 25.3. 0851777902
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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

57520
MITSURU, Yoshida
REQUIEM FOR BATTLESHIP YAMATO

London. 1999. BCA (Book Club Associate) / Constable. Reprint of the 1985 original, with translation and introduction by Richard H. Minear. XXXVI, 152 PP, plus 16 pages with 1 facsimile of newspaper and 11 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 23.5 x 15.5.
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$25

10601
MOORE, Captain J. E. & COMPTON-HALL, Commander R.
SUBMARINE WARFARE, Today and Tomorrow

London. 1986. Michael Joseph. 1st Ed. XII, 308 PP with 4 figures, plus 32 pages with 65 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24 x 16. 0718127439
The realities of underwater warfare, weapon system development, fences & defences, the threat of the midgets.
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$10

32173
MOORE, Captain John E.
THE SOVIET NAVY TODAY

London. 1975. Macdonald and Jane's. 1st Ed. 255 PP with 1 Organigram, 8 maps, 114 profiles, and 144 b/w photos. Fp: Kara class cruiser. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Very good. 25.2 x 19.2. 0356083357
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$10

68218
MOORE, Captain John E.
THE SOVIET NAVY TODAY

New York. 1976. Stein and Macdonald and Jane's. 1st US edition. 255 PP with 1 organigram, 8 maps, 114 profiles, and 144 b/w photos. Fp: Kara class cruiser. Hard cover, dj. Stamp of "The Tasmanian Maritime and Folk Museum" on title page, o/wise a near fine copy. 25.2 x 19.2. 0812819349
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$10

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

London. 1979. Macdonald and Jane's. 1st Ed. 136 PP with tables, and 135 b/w photos (including 5 on double page detailing armaments and equipment). Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 26.4 x 20.6. 0354011316
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$10

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

London. 1981. Jane's. New edition of the 1979 original. 120 PP with tables, and 135 b/w photos (including 5 on double page detailing armaments and equipment). Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Renewed endpapers, o/wise near fine. 26.4 x 20.6. 0710601050
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$10

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

42819
MOORE, Captain John E. & COMPTON-HALL, Commander Richard
SUBMARINE WARFARE - Today and Tomorrow

Bethesda, Maryland. 1987. Adler & Adler. 1st US edition. XII, 308 PP with 4 figures, plus 32 pages with 65 b/w photos. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 24 x 16. 091756121X
The realities of underwater warfare, weapon system development, fences & defences, the threat of the midgets.
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$10

64625
MOORE, Captain John E. (editor)
JANE'S FIGHTING SHIPS 1973-74

New York. 1973. McGraw-Hill. Jane's Yearbooks. 94 PP (19 of text & 75 with adv.), 670 PP with some 3400 illustrations (243 silhouettes, over 3000 b/w photos & many scale drawings). Fp: Vittorio Veneto. Blue cloth cover, title on front cover and spine, dj. Dust jacket is chipped with some small pieces missing. Book and contents are near fine. 32.8 x 22. 070320209
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$40

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

London. 1973. Sampson Low, Marston & Co. 76th yearly issue. 94 PP (19 of text & 75 with adv.), 670 PP with some 3400 illustrations (243 silhouettes, over 3000 b/w photos & many scale drawings). Fp: Vittorio Veneto. Cloth cover, title on front cover and spine, dj (reinforced). Ex library copy with sellotape marks on both endpapers and stamps on front endpaper and Page 1. Otherwise a very good copy. 32.8 x 22. 0354001191
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$30

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

London. 1978. Macdonald and Jane. New edition of the 1973 original, No. 1 in the Jane's Pocket Book series. 244 PP with 222 silhouettes. PVC cover, gilt device on front cover. Near fine. Oblong: 11.6 x 18.2. 354010026
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$10

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

London. 1976. Macdonald and Jane. 1st Ed., No. 8 in the Jane's Pocket Book series. 240 PP with 1 silhouette, 7 plans and 183 b/w photos. Hard cover, gilt device on front cover, dj.(rubbed). Very good. Oblong: 11.8 x 18.5 0356047989
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$10

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

Atglen, Pa. USA. 1994. Schiffer. 1st Ed. 592 PP with 5 facsimile of documents, 7 battle maps, 86 ships or planes plans and over 800 b/w photos. Decorated eps. Hard cover, dj. Occasional foxing, o/wise fine. 28.6 x 22. 0887405935
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$30

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

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

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. Dust jacket slightly rubbed. Faint foxing on outside edges. 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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$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

41584
NAEREBOUT, G. J. Frans
OORLOGSSCHEPEN - NAVIRES DE GUERRE - WARSHIPS - KRIEGSSCHIFFE

Alkmaar, Holland. 1954. Arti. 1st Ed., No. 12 in the Picture Encyclopedia series. 67 PP with 2 colour paintings, 2 pages with b/w flags, 18 b/w photos, and 66 drawings and profiles. Pictorial laminated boards. Text in Dutch, French, English & German. Fine. 15.2 x 11.3.
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$10

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

48879
NAVAL SHIPS
SHIPS. Book One

London. c. 1960. Collins. 1st Ed., in the Orbit Book series. No pagination, 28 PP with 17 b/w profiles and 22 colour illustrations (7 flags and 15 paintings). Inside front cover: 7 Naval Ensigns. Inside back cover: U.S.S. Nautilus. Pictorial card cover, dj. Near fine. Small format: 10 x 10.
Naval warships: 2 US Navy (Enterprise & Nautilus) and 12 Royal Navy (Bulwark, Dreadnought ... Wolverton, Zulu).
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$10

65127
Navy Times (editors)
THEY FOUGHT UNDER THE SEA

Derby, Connecticut. Washington. 1963. Monarch Books. 1st paperback edition of the 1962 original. 189 PP with 15 head pieces (profile of submarine). Pictorial soft cover. Ageing of paper. Good reading copy. 18 x 10.8.
Story of the United States submarine service.
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$5

43881
NETHERLAND
QUEEN WILHELMINA'S NAVY

London. 1944. Netherland Government Information Bureau / HMSO. 1st Ed. 24 PP with 34 b/w photos. Inside front cover; gun crew. Inside back cover: Portrait of 4 Dutch Admirals. Pictorial soft cover. Front cover repaired. Staples removed, o/wise very good. 22.8 x 17.8.
Dutch Navy during WWII.
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$15

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

Hamburg. 1997. Koehler / Blohm+Voss. 1st English edition. 210, (6 credits), (8 acknowledgements) PP with b/w and colour illustrations (line drawings, plans, photos). Eps: Line drawings. Hard cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj. A near fine copy. Scarce. 29.3 x 23.5. 3782207106
Naval shipbuilding in Hamburg, Kiel and Emden... The "MEKO" design concept. "Meko" ships on the world's oceans (Argentina, Nigeria, Malaysia, Turkey, Portugal, Greece, Australia and New Zealand)...
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$50

37683
ORTZEN, Len
FIGHTING SHIPS IN THE AGE OF STEAM

London. 1978. Arthur Barker. 1st Ed. 160 PP. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). Faint foxing. Near fine. 22.2 x 14.2. 0213166879
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$10

38046
PADFIELD, Peter
THE BATTLESHIP ERA

London & Sydney. 1975. Pan Books. 1st paperback edition of the 1972 original. (XIV), 321 PP with 7 illustrations and 9 pages of plans and profiles, plus 16 pages with 31 b/w photos. Pictorial card cover (rubbed). Spine creased, ageing of paper, foxing spots on outside edges. Good reading copy. 19.6 x 12.8.
The evolution, use and eclipse of the battleship.
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$10

42102
PALMER, Henry R. Jr.
FAMOUS AIRCRAFT: THE SEAPLANES

New York. c. 1970. Arco Publishing / Len Morgan Book. 7th printing of the 1965 original, in the Famous Aircraft series. 52 PP with 78 b/w photos. Inside front cover: First to fly from water; Henri Fabre's Canard. Pictorial soft cover (lightly rubbed). Very good.. 28 x 21.6.
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$5

64778
PARKES, Oscar
BRITISH BATTLESHIPS: "Warrior" to "Vanguard" 1860-1950, A History of Design, Construction and Armament

London. 1966. Seeley Service & Co. New and Revised edition of the 1956 original. XV, 701, (1 adv.) PP with tables, 2 graphs, 2 maps, 133 b/w photos, and 335 figures (17 profiles, 86 drawings and 232 plans). Top edge tinted. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). A fine copy. Scarce. 29 x 23.
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$275

68036
PARKES, Oscar (editor)
JANE'S FIGHTING SHIPS 1932

London. 1932. Sampson Low, Marston & Co. 1st Ed., 36th year of issue. 37 adv., XV, 521 PP with hundreds of bw illust. (photographs, plans, profiles & silhouettes, flags & uniforms). Fp: H.M.S "Leander" Completing at Devonport D.Y. Nov. 1932. Navy cloth covers a little faded, gilt title on spine, title in blind on covers. Spine with rubbed patches and frayed at bottom as are bottom corners (shelf wear). Binding is tight. This is an excellent copy of an early edition. Scarce. Oblong: 21.8 x 33.8.
Published when the Disarmament Conference at Geneva was still sitting.
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$225

68211
PARRISH, Thomas
THE SUBMARINE: A History

New York. 2004. Viking / Penguin Group. 1st Ed. (14), 576 PP with 4 maps, plus 36 pages with 53 b/w illustrations. Hard cover. Stamp of "University of Tasmania on endpapers, and title page. Remainder mark on lower outside edge. Very good. 24.2 x 16. 0670033138
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$10

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

London. c. 1930. Royal United Service Institution 3 articles pulled out from "The Journal of the RUSI". A total of 15 pages. Soft cover. Foxing. 25 x 17.5.
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$10

18119
PEACOCK, Lindsay
NAVAL FIREPOWER

London. c. 1992. Salamander Books. 1st Ed. 158 PP, profusely illustrated with colour photos throughout. Half title-page: Aegis class cruiser and standard SAM. Title-page: Royal Navy Type 42 destroyer. Eps: Ohio class SSBN. Hard cover, dj. Fine. Large format: 33.5 x 26. 0861015142
Aircraft carriers and naval aircraft as well as the modern warships and their armament: conventional and high-tech.
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$10

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

52723
PEKELNEY, Richard S., & SCHNEPF, Edwin A. (editors)
HISTORIC NAVAL SHIPS

Annapolis. c. 2000. Historic Naval Ships Association. 1st Ed. Foreword by William S. Dudley. 84 PP with b/w and colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 27.5 x 19.8.
A guide to more than 100 classic Warships on Public Display.
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$10

52724
PEKELNEY, Richard S., & SCHNEPF, Edwin A. (editors)
HISTORIC NAVAL SHIPS GUIDE

Portsmouth, NH. 2004. Historic Naval Ships Association. 1st Ed. Foreword by William S. Dudley. 114, (2) PP with b/w and colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 27.5 x 19.8.
A guide to more than 150 classic ships on public display.
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$15

18101
PERLMUTTER, Tom (editor)
WAR MACHINES, SEA

London. 1975. Octopus Books. 1st Ed. 140 PP with tables, and b/w or colour illustrations (plans, photos, drawings). Title-page: Nuclear submarine. Eps: English three-decker running in full sail before the wind. Decorated hard cover, dj. Faint foxing. Very good. 28.6 x 21.2. 0706404157
From Phoenician galleys to Polaris submarines.
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$10

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

London. 1977. Macdonald and Jane's. 1st Ed. 224 PP with tables and b/w illustrations (10 set of plans, 3 portraits and 67 photos). Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). Slight ageing of paper. Near fine. 28 x 21. 0356049124
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$25

52691
PITT, Barrie
THE BATTLE OF THE ATLANTIC

Alexandria, Vi. 1978. Time-Life Books. 2nd printing (revised) of the 1977 original. 208 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (graph, maps, plans, paintings, photos). Half title page with signature of previous owner and a stamp. Pictorial boards slightly bumped on bottom corner, o/wise near fine. 28.8 x 24.
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$10

69921
PITT, Barrie
ZEEBRUGGE - St. George's Day, 1918

London. 1958. Cassell. 1st Ed. XV, 237 PP with 9 maps and diagrams, plus 3 folded plates and 12 b/w plates with 33 b/w photos. Hard cover, gilt title on a sunned spine. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Faint foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 21.8 x 14.5.
Attempt to seal off the U-boat naval base at Zeebrugge, Belgium.
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$15

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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$35

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. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Near fine. Oblong: 21 x 27.
Frigate of the Tourville Class, launched 1st of June 1973.
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$15

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. Soft cover. Very good. French text. Oblong: 21 x 27.
Frigate of the Tourville Class, launched 1st of June 1973.
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$15

42468
POLMAR, Norman
THE AMERICAN SUBMARINE

Annapolis. 1981. The Nautical & Aviation Publishing Company. 1st Ed. XI, 172 PP with tables, and 260 b/w photographs. Title spread: The USS Barb (SSN-596), photographed off Hong Kong. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 25.8 x 18. 0933852142
An overview of submarine development and operations in the US Navy, since the first craft built by John P. Holland and financed by the anti-British Fenian Society.
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$15

21547
POLMAR, Norman
THE AMERICAN SUBMARINE

Cambridge. 1981. Patrick Stephens. 1st UK edition. XI, 172 PP with tables, and 260 bw photographs. Title spread: The USS Barb (SSN-596), photographed off Hong Kong. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 25.8 x 18. 0850595673
An overview of submarine development and operations in the US Navy, since the first craft built by John P. Holland and financed by the anti-British Fenian Society.
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$15

18115
POLMAR, Norman & FRIEDMAN, Norman
WARSHIPS

London. 1984. Treasure Press. Reprint of the 1983 revised and updated edition of 1981. 88 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Title spread: HMS Invincible. Half-title page: HMS Warrior (1860). Eps: HMS Alacrity. Pictorial laminated boards. Very good. 32.2 x 23.8. 0907812597
From the American Civil War to the Falklands conflict and beyond.
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$10

71247
POOLMAN, Kenneth
ESCORT CARRIER - 1941-1945, An Account of British Escort Carriers in Trade Protection

London. 1972. Ian Allan. 1st Ed. 160 PP with I plan of HMS Archer in text, plus 48 pages with 94 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. A near fine copy. Scarce. 24 x 15.5. 711002738
The "banana boats" or "Woolworth carriers" and their contribution to protect against the wolf packs in the Atlantic, the bombers on the North Russian run and the raiders in the Indian Ocean.
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$35

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

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

30289
POTTER, John Deane
FIASCO: The Break-out of the German Battleships

London. 1971. Readers Union. Reprint of the 1970 original published by William Heinemann Ltd. (10), 235 PP, plus 8 pages with 14 bw photos. FEP: track of the escape route from Brest to Germany, 12/13 February 1942. Hard cover, renewed rear endpapers. Good reading copy. 22 x 13.7.
The break-out from the military port of Brest in February 1942 of the Scharnhorst, Gneisenau, and Prinz Eugen.
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$5

52694
PRESTON, Antony
AIRCRAFT CARRIERS

New York. 1998. Military Book Club. Reprint of the 1977 original. 192 PP with b/w illustrations (maps, plans, photos). Illustrated half-title page and title spread. Laminated pictorial boards, dj. Fine. 30.3 x 21.8. 1862220441
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$10

20947
PRESTON, Antony
AIRCRAFT CARRIERS

Greenwich, USA. 1982. Bison Books. 1st Ed. 64 PP with 9 battle plans, bw & colour photos. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 29 x 22.2. 0861240677
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$5

16992
PRESTON, Antony
AIRCRAFT CARRIERS

London. 1989. Bison Books. Reprint of the 1st Ed. 64 PP with 9 battle plans, b/w and colour photos. Title spread and half title page: Illustrated. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 28.5 x 22.2. 0861240677
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$5

68798
PRESTON, Antony
BATTLESHIPS

Sydney. 1981. AP Publishing / Bison Book. 1st Australian edition. 192 PP with 13 maps & battle plans, 27 colour illust. (7 profiles and cut-aways), tables and b/w photos. Title spread: HMS Nelson firing her starboard 6-inch secondary guns, 1940. Hard cover, dj. Stamps and markings "University of Tasmania" / "Australian Maritime College" on front endpaper and title page, o/wise a very good clean copy. 30.5 x 23. 0868270857
The rise and fall of the battleship.
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$10

17246
PRESTON, Antony
BATTLESHIPS

London. 1989. Bison Books. Reprint of the 1st Ed. 64 PP with 8 maps & plans, bw & colour illust. Title spread: A Sea Knight helicopter lands on the New Jersey while the battleship is alongside the ammunition ship Mount Katmai. Half title page: Predreadnoughts of the US Atlantic Fleet. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 29 x 22.2. 861240634
Ironclads, monitors, dreadnoughts.
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$10

33345
PRESTON, Antony
BATTLESHIPS

Sydney. 1981. AP Publishing / Bison Book. 1st Australian edition. 192 PP with 13 maps & battle plans, 27 colour illust. (7 profiles and cutaways), tables and b/w photos. Title spread: HMS Nelson firing her starboard 6-inch secondary guns, 1940. Hard cover, dj (rubbed). Near fine. 30.5 x 23. 0868270857
The rise and fall of the battleship.
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$15

20946
PRESTON, Antony
BATTLESHIPS

Greenwich, USA. 1982. Bison Books. 1st Ed. 64 PP with 8 maps & plans, bw & colour illust. Title spread: A Sea Knight helicopter lands on the New Jersey while the battleship is alongside the ammunition ship Mount Katmai. Half title page: Predreadnoughts of the US Atlantic Fleet. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 29 x 22.2. 0861240634
Ironclads, monitors, dreadnoughts.
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$10

68797
PRESTON, Antony
CRUISERS

Sydney. 1980. AP Publishing. 1st Australian edition. 192 PP with tables, b/w photos, 18 coloured maps & battle plans, and 16 colour illust. (1 cut-away, 1 profile and 14 photos). Titlespread: The old armoured cruisers, HMS Suffolk and USS Brooklyn at Vladivostock during the Allied Intervention, January 1919. Hard cover, dj. Stamps and markings of "University of Tasmania" / "Australian Maritime College"on front endpaper and title page, o/wise very good. 30.5 x 21.5. 0868270652
An illustrated history of the Cruisers, 1880-1980.
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$15

16906
PRESTON, Antony
CRUISERS

London. 1989. Bison Books. Reprint of the 1st Ed. 64 PP with 2 battle plans, bw & colour illust. Illustrated title spread and half-title page. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Very good. 29 x 22.2. 0861240642
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$10

20928
PRESTON, Antony
CRUISERS

Greenwich, USA. 1982. Bison Books. 1st Ed. 64 PP with 2 battle plans, bw & colour illust. Hard cover, dj. Very good. 29 x 22.2. 0861240642
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$10

20936
PRESTON, Antony
DESTROYERS

Greenwich, USA. 1982. Bison Books. 1st US Ed. 64 PP with bw & colour photos. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 29 x 22.2. 0861240650
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$5

32367
PRESTON, Antony
DESTROYERS

London. 1998. Parkgate Books. Reprint. 224 PP with tables and b/w illustrations (7 maps & plans, 4 drawings, 4 cutaways and 318 photos). Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Fine. 30 x 22.8. 1902616014
An illustrated history.
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$10

30337
PRESTON, Antony
DREADNOUGHT TO NUCLEAR SUBMARINE

London. 1980. HMSO. 1st Ed., Volume 9 in The Ship series edited by Basil Greenhill. 60 PP with 49 Illust. FEP: Plans of HMS Ark Royal, 1955. REP: Plans of HMS Ark Royal, 1978. Laminated pictorial boards. Fine. Oblong: 20.5 x 21.2. 0112903193
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$5

22095
PRESTON, Antony
GREAT WARSHIPS

London. 1986. Bison Books. 1st Ed. 112 PP with bw and colour illust. Title Spread: The USS New Jersey and the Frigate MeyerKord, 1983 in the Pacific. Half title page: Merchant ships in convoy under the 6-inch guns of HMS Sheffield. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 30.8 x 23.5. 0861242823
SMS Emden - HMS Warspite - Admiral Graf Spee - Mogami - USS Enterprise - HMS Sheffield - HMS Illustrious - Yamato - Bismarck - USS New Jersey.
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$5

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

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

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

20938
PRESTON, Antony
STRIKE CRAFT

Greenwich, USA. 1982. Bison Books. 1st Ed. 64 PP with bw & colour photos. Title spread: PT Boat 333. Half title page: Soviet Osa Type missile boats in line. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 29 x 22.2. 0861240685
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$10

19532
PRESTON, Antony
STRIKE CRAFT

London. 1989. Bison Books. Reprint of the 1st Ed. 64 PP with bw and colour photos. Title spread: PT Boat 333. Half title page: Soviet Osa Type missile boats in line. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 29 x 22.2. 0861240685
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$10

52680
PRESTON, Antony
SUBMARINE WARFARE. An Illustrated History

San Diego, Ca. 1999. Thunder Bay Press. 1st US edition. 160 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (artworks, cutaways and photos). Laminated pictorial boards, dj. Fine. 29.2 x 21.5. 1571451722
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$10

52684
PRESTON, Antony
SUBMARINES

London. 1989. Bison Books. Reprint of the 1982 original. 64 PP with b/w & colour photos. Hard cover, dj. Very good. 29 x 22.2. 0861240669
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$10

16903
PRESTON, Antony
WARSHIPS OF THE WORLD

London. 1980. Jane's Publishing. 1st Ed. 224 PP with tables, 1 sketch plan, 4 ship plans and 184 bw photos in text. Hard cover, dj. Very good. 26.4 x 20.5. 0710600208
Evolution and development of warships and their armament.
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$10

38245
PRESTON, Antony
THE WORLD'S GREAT AIRCRAFT CARRIERS - From the Civil War to the present

San Diego, Ca. 2000. Thunder Bay Press. 1st US Ed. 160 PP with 51 colour artworks, and 80 b/w & colour photos. Half title page: USS Enterprise. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Fine. 29.2 x 22. 1571452613
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$10

52165
PRESTON, Antony & BATCHELOR, John
BATTLESHIPS 1856-1919

London. 1977. Phoebus. 1st special edition, in the Phoebus History of the World Wars Special series. 64 PP with b/w and colour illust. (paintings, photos, plans, profiles). Pictorial soft cover. Covers lightly rubbed. Near fine. 29.7 x 22.5.
First Ironclads. Dreadnoughts... Jutland.
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$15

20941
PRESTON, Antony & BATCHELOR, John
THE SUBMARINE SINCE 1919

London. 1974. Phoebus. Purnell's History of the World Wars Special series. 64 PP with bw and colour illust. (paintings, photos, plans). Pict. card cover. Very good. 29.7 x 22.5.
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$10

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

London. 1980. Phoebus. 1st Ed. 352 PP with bw and colour illustrations by John Batchelor, and bw & colour photos. Hard cover, dj. Occasional foxing. Very good. Large format: 30.5 x 23. 0702600679
The last 40 years of development and modern shipbuilding. Over 400 classes of warships described. From the Abdiel, a fast minelayer of the Royal Navy to the Zulu, a Soviet attack submarine class.
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$10

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

New York. 1980. Exeter Books. 1st US Ed. 352 PP with b/w and colour illustrations by John Batchelor, and b/w & colour photos. Hard cover, dj. Very good. 30.5 x 23. 0896730743
The last 40 years of development and modern shipbuilding. Over 400 classes of warships described. From the Abdiel, a fast minelayer of the Royal Navy to the Zulu, a Soviet attack submarine class.
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$10

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

New York. 1980. Exeter Books. 1st US Ed. 352 PP with b/w and colour illustrations by John Batchelor, and b/w & colour photos.. Hard cover. Very good. 30.5 x 23. 0896730743
The last 40 years of development and modern shipbuilding. Over 400 classes of warships described. From the Abdiel, a fast minelayer of the Royal Navy to the Zulu, a Soviet attack submarine class.
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$5

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

London. 1987. Dolphin Publications. 1st Ed. 224 PP with bw & colour illust. Half title-page: British sailor operating an Aldis Lamp. Title-page: HMS Manchester, a type 42 destroyer. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Near fine. 31 X 23.6. 0861243641
From the Edwardian Navy and WWI to the Falklands war. Warship designs, the Admiralty and the shipyards. Naval uniforms.
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$15

14992
PRESTON, Antony (editor)
WARSHIPS IN PROFILE - Volume 3

London / New York. 1974. Profile Publications / Doubleday. 1st Ed. (12), 152 PP with b/w illustrations (maps, plans and photos) and 6 colour centerfolds (2 with 4 folds). Fp: HMS Belfast at speed off Korea. Illustrated endpapers. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price-clipped). Near fine. 25.7 x 19. 0853830622
SMS Emden, Small protected Cruiser 1906-1914. Free French Submarine Rubis. USS Indianapolis, Heavy cruiser 1932-1945. HMS Belfast Edinburgh Class Cruiser 1939-1971. IJN Yamato and Musashi Japanese Battleships. SMS Torpedoboat B.110.
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$50

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

33008
ROSS, Al
THE DESTROYER CAMPBELTOWN

Annapolis. 1990. Naval Institute Press. 1st edition in the Anatomy of the Ship series. 127 PP with 7 tables, 27 b/w photos and over 250 perspective and 3-view drawings. Title-page: Buchanan at Balboa, Panama. Hard cover, dj. Fine. Oblong: 24.5 x 25.8. 1557507252
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$20

57025
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY
21ST CENTURY WARSHIPS: Naval Auxiliaries 1911 to 1999 (including Defence Maritime Services)

Sydney. c. 2004. Topmill. Revised edtion. No. 4, in the Royal Australian Navy Profile series. 80 PP with 14 colour and 134 b/w photos, plus 16 pages with 22 colour photos. Illustrated endpapers. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 27 x 20.5. 1876278721
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$15

20957
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY
AUSTRALIAN SEAPOWER - BATTLESHIPS

Sydney. 1996 ?. Topmill. 1st Ed. No.3, in the Australian Seapower Photofile series. 88 PP with bw illust. (photos & plans). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.7 x 20.8. 1876043156
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$10

34173
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY
AUSTRALIAN SEAPOWER - SUBMARINES

Sydney. 1995?. TopMill ??. 1st Ed. No. 1 in the Australian Seapower Photofile series. 56 PP with 63 b/w and 17 colour photos. Inside covers: 2 tables and 4 profiles of Australian Submarines. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.7 x 20.6.
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$10

31510
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY
AUSTRALIAN SEAPOWER - SUBMARINES

Sydney. 1998?. Topmill. 1st Ed. No.7 in the Australian Seapower Photofile series. 96 PP with 148 b/w and 24 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.7 x 20.8. 1876270225
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$10

35161
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY
HISTORY OF THE FLEET AIR ARM

Sydney. 1990. Navy Public Relations. Brochure, 3 folds with 7 b/w photos. Fine. Folded size: 29.7 x 14.
Cruiser Aircraft - Aircraft Carriers - Helicopters.
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$5

43878
ROYAL NAVY
HIS MAJESTY'S MINESWEEPERS

London. 1943. Admiralty / Ministry of Information. 1st Ed. 64 PP with 1 diagram, 5 drawings and 62 b/w photos. FEP: A mine. REP: 10 portraits. Pictorial soft cover. Front cover repaired. Staples removed, o/wise very good. 22.8 x 17.8.
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$10

62459
RUTLAND, Jonathan
SEE INSIDE A GALLEON

London. 1986. Kingfisher Books. 2nd edition in the See Inside series edited by R.J. Unstead. Revised edition of the 1977 original. 31 PP with illustrations by John Berry and Michael Trim. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 27.5 x 21.3. 082722071
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$10

19812
SCHOFIELD, William G.
DESTROYERS - 60 Years

New York. 1962. Rand McNally & Co. 1st Ed. 176, (4 index) PP with 1 colour and 222 b/w illustratons. Cloth cover, dj. Occasional foxing, o/wise very good. 28.5 x 22.5.
Sixty years of service for the Destroyers of the US Navy.
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$25

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

London. 1963. Ian Allan. 1st Ed. 64 PP with tables & 59 b/w photos. Verso of title page: USS Franklin (CV13), 21st February 1944. Pictorial card cover. Near fine. 18.5 x 12.5.
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$5

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

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

42980
SMITH, Peter C.
ROYAL NAVY SHIPS' BADGES

St. Ives, UK. 1974. Balfour Book. 1st Ed. 96 PP with 8 colour photos, and 40 badges in colour. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). Small chip at front cover of dust jacket. Free fly of front endpaper missing, o/wise very good and internally clean. 24.2 x 18.4. 0859440117
13 ships' badges (Benbow to Valhalla), and 27 boat badges (Amazon to Wild Swan).
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$10

32698
SMITH, Peter C.
ROYAL NAVY SHIPS' BADGES

St. Ives, UK. 1974. Balfour Book. 1st Ed. 96 PP with 8 colour photos, and 40 badges in colour. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). Near fine. 24.2 x 18.4. 0859440117
13 ships' badges (Benbow to Valhalla), and 27 boat badges (Amazon to Wild Swan).
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$15

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

21721
SOULE, Gardner
THE GREATEST DEPTHS, Probing the Seas to 20,000 feet and Below

Philadelphia. 1970. Macrae Smith Co. 1st Ed. 194 PP with 1 map, 3 drawings and 52 bw photos. Title spread: Submarine Deep Quest on board support ship Trans Quest. Cloth cover, dj (price clipped). Fine. 23.8 x 16.
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$15

44509
ST. LAWRENCE, William P..
SUBMARINES

Garden City. 1966. Nelson Doubleday. 1st Ed. prepared for the Science Program series with the Science Service. 64 PP with 20 drawings, 30 b/w photos and 8 vignettes (colour photos) pasted down. Pictorial soft cover (USS Nautilus). Occasional foxing, 5 of the colour vignettes at back of volume. Very good. 21 x 14.
Submarines used by navies or in oceanography.
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$10

30941
STAFFORD, Commander Edward Peary
THE FAR AND THE DEEP

London. 1968. Arthur Barker. 1st UK edition. 382 PP, plus 16 pages with 35 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj (rubbed & price clipped). Some foxing, o/wise very good. 22.2 x 14.5.
Authoritative history of the development of the submarine throughout the world.
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$15

34908
STANTON, Samuel Ward
NINETEENTH-CENTURY UNITED STATES NAVAL STEAM VESSELS

Upper Montclair, New Jersey. 1964. H. Kneeland Whiting. 1st Ed., No. 4 in the American Steam Vessels series. 40 PP with 36 drawings on full page. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. Oblong: 21.5 x 28.
U.S.S. Fulton in 1814... to U.S.S. Bailey in 1899.
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$10

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

Carrollton, Texas. 1984. Squadron/Signal Publications. 1st Ed., No. 4 in the Warships series, illustrated by Kevin Wornkey and Don Greer. 50 PP with 3 silhouettes, 6 sketch-plans, 8 profiles, 112 b/w photos, and 6 colour illustrations at centrefold. Title page: 2 profiles. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. Oblong: 21 x 28. 0897471571
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$15

52692
STERN, Rob
U.S. SUBS IN ACTION

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

54458
STEWART, Matthew
MONTURIOL'S DREAM. The Extraordinary Story of the Submarine Inventor who Wanted to Save the World

New York. 2003. Books. Pantheon 1st US edition. XIII, 338 PP with 65 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 23.5 x 15. 0375414398
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$20

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

London. No date, c.1937. Sampson, Low, Marston. 1st Ed. XVIII, 694 PP (last 6 blank for notes) with b/w line drawings (profiles, sketches,...) and 208 b/w photos, plus 4 large folded plates & 15 colour plates (badges, flags, pennants, naval ensigns,...). Eps: World Map The Life Blood of an Empire. Navy cloth cover (rubbed), gilt title on spine which has a tear along the back hinge, 2 of the folded plates with closed tears, o/wise a very good clean copy. Scarce. Small oblong: 10.7 x 14.
History and development of fighting ships, types of warships, .. ships' badges, weapons,... England expects... then from P.272, survey of the navies of the world.
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$50

37996
TALBOT-BOOTH, E. C. (editor)
SHIPS AND THE SEA

London. 1942. Sampson Low, Marston & Co. 7th edition of the April 1936 original). XVI, 1104 PP (P.1097 to 1104 blank for notes), with hundreds of b/w illust. incl. 943 funnels and 7 folded plates (2 maps, 2 colour flags, 2 ranks and 1 ship plan). Index (P.1059-1096). Eps: The life blood of an empire (world map of the British Empire). Original navy cloth covers with shelf wear and a few marks. Contents near fine. Small oblong: 10.5 x 14.5.
Sections include: seamanship and navigation, Trinity House, distance tables, flags, origin and development of ships (construction, plans, ..), canals, ports, uniforms, Royal Navy, foreign navies,...
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$15

42302
TALL, Jeffrey
SUBMARINES & DEEP-SEA VEHICLES

Enderby, UK. 2002. Silverdale Books. 1st Ed. 256 PP with over 60 colour artworks and cutaways and more than 140 b/w and colour photos. Half title page: Deep ocean research vehicle Alvin. Laminated pictorial boards, dj. Fine. 30.5 x 23.7. 1856056341
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$15

34119
TAYLOR, J. C.
GERMAN WARSHIPS OF WORLD WAR II

London. 1966. Ian Allan. 1st Ed. 168 PP with b/w photos & tables in text. Fp: The Battlecruiser Gneisenau in action against HMS Glorious. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Signature of previous owner on front endpaper. Very good. 19 x 12.5.
The ships of the German Navy, either built for it or acquired from other countries.
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$15

19556
TAYLOR, Michael
NAVAL AIR POWER

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

17404
TERZIBASCHITSCH, Stefan
SUBMARINES OF THE US NAVY

London. 1991. Arms and Armour. 1st UK edition translated by M. J. Shields. 214 PP with tables, ship profiles and b/w photos. Fp: Bows-on view of Razorback. Eps: Drawing plans of the Tang class (SS-563). Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 27.5 x 21.5. 185409145X
Story of the development of the US submarine force: their armament, their electronic equipment...
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$20

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

49754
TROJCA, Waldemar, & SZEWCZYK, Andrezej
KRIEGSMARINE AT WAR

Katowice, Poland. 2005. Model Hobby. 1st Ed. 208 PP with 27 colour illustrations (16 photos and 11 artworks) and 375 b/w photos. Pictorial laminated boards. Polish and English text. Fine. 30 x 21. 8360041075
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$35

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

Sydney. c. 2002. Topmill / Australian Warship 1st Ed. No pagination, 32 PP with 37 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 33 x 22.5.
Pictorial presentation of aircraft carriers. Aircraft and deck operations.
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$15

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

Bremerton, Washington State / Washington, D. C.. 1964. Puget Sound Naval Shipyard / Department of the Navy. 1st edition, November 1964. Messages from: The Honourable Paul Nitze, Secretary of the Navy - Admiral David L. McDonald, Chief of Naval Operations - Rear Admiral Eugene B. Fluckey, Commander Submarine Force, US Pacific Fleet. 48 PP with b/w illustrations (1 drawing, 19 photos and 66 portraits). Centrefold program of the Commissioning Ceremonies, 7 November 1964. Pictorial soft cover, staples removed, o/wise near fine. 20.4 x 13.3.
USS Simon Lake (AS-33): A Polaris Submarine Tender.
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$25

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

22793
VEGO, Milan
SOVIET NAVY TODAY

London. 1986. Arms and Armour Press. 1st Ed., No. 6 in the Warships Illustrated series. 68 PP with 8 colour and 112 bw photos. Title spread: A Kresta I Class guided missile cruiser. Pict. soft cover (Aircraft Carrier Minsk). Very good. 24.6 x 18.6. 0853687633
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$5

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

London. 1933. Percival Marshall. 1st Ed. 72, (4 adverts) PP, plus 24 b/w plates. Hard cover with pictorial pasted down on front board. Spine & back cover faded and a little marked. Stamp of previous owner on front endpaper. Occasional foxing, o/wise a very good copy. 22.8 x 15.8.
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$10

45349
VICARY, Adrian
NAVAL WINGS - Royal Naval carrier-borne aircraft since 1916

Cambridge. 1984. Patrick Stephens. 1st Ed. 112 PP with 129 b/w photos. Fp: A standard Fairey Firefly Mk1. FEP: Fairey Swordfish II HS158. REP: Sea Harriers. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24.5 x 20.5. 0850596602
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$15

34809
VON MÜNCHING, L. L.
VLIEGKAMPSCHEPEN

Alkmaar, Netherlands. c. 1962. De Alkenreeks. 1st Ed., No. 95 in De Alkenreeks Beeld Encyclopedie. 64 PP with 13 plans and 50 b/w photos. Title page: USN Helicopter-Carrier Okinawa. Pictorial laminated boards (fading at top of front board). Fine. Dutch text. 15 x 11.
Aircraft carriers.
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$10

64614
WALKOWIAK, Thomas F.
FLEET SUBMARINES OF WORLD WAR TWO

Missoula, Montana. 1991. Pictorial Histories Publishing Co. 2nd printing in June 1991 of the April 1988 original. 48 PP with b/w illustrations (4 pages of plans and artworks and over 75 photos), plus a 3 folds plate at centrefold with 1 cutaway, 1 sketch plan and 10 artworks (9 of them in colour). Pictorial soft cover. Back cover with a crease, and evidence of some old water damage on some pages (not affecting text), o/wise very good. Oblong: 20.8 x 27.2. 0933126727
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$10

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

30216
WARE, Chris
THE BOMB VESSEL - Shore Bombardment Ships of the Age of Sail

London. 1994. Conway. 1st Ed., in the Conway's Ship Types series. 111 PP with 46 tables & 88 b/w illust. (plans, photos of ship models, detailed sketches). Fp: The bombardment of Bastia in Corsica, 6 November 1745. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 27.4 x 27. 0851776310
Design history, characteristics of the floating siege engine. The ships, their weapons and their employment.
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$50

34831
WARNER, Oliver
FIGHTING SAIL, Three Hundred Years of Warfare at Sea

London. 1979. Cassell. 1st Ed. XIV, 192 PP with b/w & colour illust. throughout. Fp. Eps. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Near fine. 28 x 22.5. 0304300039
Sea warfare from the end of the 15th to the early 19th century.
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$15

52106
WARNER, Oliver
NELSON AND THE AGE OF FIGHTING SAIL

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

69237
WARREN, C. E. T. & BENSON, James
THE ADMIRALTY REGRETS... - The Story of His Majesty's Submarine THETIS and THUNDERBOLT

London. 1959. Popular Book Club. 1st Book Club edition of the 1958 original (George G. Harrap). 242 PP with 3 maps and 3 drawings, plus 12 pages with 4 water-stained messages from Thetis and 15 photos. FEP: sectional drawing (simplified) of a T-Class submarine (1939). Hard cover, gilt title on spine (faded), dj. Slight ageing of paper, o/wise near fine. 18.8 x 12.8.
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$25

50430
WARSHIP PROFILE
RUBIS - FREE FRENCH SUBMARINE - No.26

London. 1972. Profile Publications. No. 26 in the Warship Profile series. 24 PP (P. 25 to 48) with centrefold in colour and 22 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Covers lightly soiled, o/wise very good. 25.2 x 18.7.
Includes article "Rubis - Free French Submarine", by Vice-Admiral d'Escadre H.L.G. ROUSSELOT.
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$15

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

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

60795
WARSHIPS
OORLOGSSCHEPEN - Maxikaarten

Huizen, Netherlands. c. 1998. Uitgeverij Atlas . 1st Ed. No pagination, a 4 pages flyer with a total of 17 dividers and 96 cards with either b/w or colour photos on the recto, and on its verso: National flag, characteristics, plans, sketches and technical data. Loose condition. Dutch text. Fine. Format of cards: 25 x 20.
Aircraft Carriers / Vliegdekschepen: 12. Battleships / Slagschepen: 24. Cruisers / Kruisers: 19. Destroyers: 9. Frigates / Fregatten: 12. Corvettes / Korvetten: 3. Torpedo Boat / Torpedoboten: 1. Submarines / Onderzeeboten: 7. Hulpschepen: 4. Amphibious Ship / Amfibische Schepen: 2. Minesweepers / Mijnenvegers: 2. Training Ship / Opleidingsschip: 1. Patrouilleschepen. Lichte Escorteschepen. Mijnenleggers. Motertorpedoboten. Opnemingsschepen.
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$30

18768
WATERS, Captain John M.
BLOODY WINTER

Annapolis. 1984. Naval Institute Press. Revised edition of the 1967 original. XIV, (2), 285 PP with 3 maps in text plus 42 pages with 73 bw photos. Hard cover, dj. Very good. 23.6 x 15.8. 0870210912
Winter of 1942-43, climax in the Battle of the Atlantic against the German u-boats.
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$15

34135
WATTS, Anthony J.
ALLIED SUBMARINES

London. 1977. Macdonald & Jane's. 1st Ed., in the World War 2 Fact Files series. 64 PP with tables, and 96 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 26.7 x 20.3. 0354010115
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$5

16776
WATTS, Anthony J.
FAST ATTACK CRAFT

London. 1992. Arms and Armour. 1st Ed. 72 pages with 3 pages of plans, 75 b/w photos and 16 colour photos. Pict. card cover. Fine. Oblong: 18.8 x 24.4. 185409081X
Modern developments of these successors to the MTB, PT Boats, E Boats of WWII.
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$5

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

London. 1982. Ward Lock. Reprint of the 1977 original. 128 PP with 108 b/w photos. Fp: Eugene Ely taking off from the American light cruiser USS Birmingham on November 14, 1910. Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. 11.8 x 16.5. 0706360524
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$10

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

London. 1978. Ward Lock. Reprint of the 1976 original. 128 PP with 3 sketch plans and over 100 b/w photos. Fp: The Oyashion, 1956 of the Uzushio Class. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. Oblong: 12 x 17. 0706350332
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$10

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

London. 1974. Ian Allan. 1st Ed. 96 PP with tables, 1 map, 3 graphs, and 71 b/w photos. Title page: A Soviet H-11 submarine. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Dust jacket with small pieces missing. Very good. 24.2 x 18. 0711003858
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$10

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

London. 1972. Ian Allan. 1st Ed. 136 PP with 13 colour photos, 116 b/w photos & paintings and 2 line drawings. Fp: Harrier hovering above Ark Royal. Hard cover, dj. Very good. 24.2 x 18. 0711003858
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$10

21978
WEIR, Gary E.
BUILDING AMERICAN SUBMARINES, 1914-1940

Washington. 1991. Naval Historical Center. 1st Ed., No. 3 in the Contributions to Naval History series. XV, 166 PP with 1 map, 2 drawings and 37 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover (front slightly creased), o/wise fine. 24 x 16.8. 945274041
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$35

35873
WELHAM, Michael G.
NAVAL ELITE UNITS

London. 1990. Arms & Armour Press. Fotofax series. 48 pages with 83 b/w photos. Soft pictorial cover. New. 24.5 x 19. 1854090550
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$15

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

London. 1976. Book Club Associates. Reprint of 1975 Ed. 160 PP with 105 b/w photos & 30 tables. Hard cover, dj. Spine of dust jacket lightly sunned. Faint foxing. Very good. 25.4 x 19.2.
Battleships, aircraft carriers, cruisers, destroyers, submarines and escorts. P.105-158: Chronology of the War at sea.
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$10

70778
WHITE, Michael W. D.
AUSTRALIAN SUBMARINES. A History

Canberra. 1992. AGPS. 1st Ed. Foreword by Vice Admiral I. D. G. MacDougall. XIV, 284 PP with 94 figures (maps, sketches, photos), plus 1 folded plate (figure 37) with profiles of J5 and J6, and AEI and AE2 (between pages 86 & 87). Fp: Author at periscope of "Otway" in 1968. Pictorial soft cover, dj. Ex library copy with stamps on half title page and title page. Covers and dust jacket lightly rubbed/creased. Faint foxing spots on outside edges. Still a very good copy of a now scarce item. 25 x 17.6. 064424397X
The fortunes of the Australian Submarine Service from 1910 to the present (1992).
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$80

53438
WHITEHEAD, Christopher
CARRIER CAVALCADE (in Army and Navy Modelworld)

Cuffley, Herts. 1984. Necast Publishing. Vol. 1, No. 10, February 1984. 429-468 PP with b/w illustrations. Contains article P. 454 to 457 with 6 b/w photos (3 of model aircraft carriers). Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 29.7 x 21.
Aircraft Carriers.
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$5

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

Munchen, Germany. 1972. J. F. Lehmanns. 1st Ed. 224 PP with 5 organigrams, 14 maps, 47 b/w photos and plans. Pictorial card cover. Fine. German text. 15.5 x 10.5. 3469004374
Modern seapower on the oceans of the world.
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$10

70665
WILLIAMS, David
LINERS IN BATTLEDRESS - Wartime Camouflage and Colour Schemes for Passenger Ships

London. 1989. Conway. 1st Ed. 160 PP with 17 figures & 265 b/w photos. Fp: Europa wearing the dazzle colouring which had been applied for her participation in Operation Sealion. 12 pages inserted by previous owner with 18 b/w illustrations and a 4 page "The dazzle painting of ships" with 2 figures, by Lieut.-Commander Norman Wilkinson. Hard cover, dj. Faint sellotape marks on endpapers. A near fine copy in like dust jacket. 27.6 x 20.5. 0851775179
History of special markings for liners between the Boer War and the Falklands Campaign.
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$45

18116
WILLMOTT, H. P.
WARSHIPS

London. 1975. Octopus Books. 1st Ed. in the Modern Military series. Introduction by Aram Bakshian, Jr. 144 PP with tables, maps, plans and bw/colour illustrations. Title-page: Main deck of USS Arkansas during WWII. Half title-page: HMS Warspite (nuclear submarine). Eps: US Battleship firing. Illustrated hard cover, dj. Signature of previous owner on front endpaper, o/wise near fine. 28.5 x 21.2. 0706403568
Sea power since the ironclad.
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$10

43953
WILSON, Michael
AUSTRALIAN WARSHIPS THROUGH THE LENS 1901 to 1940 - No. 6 in the Royal Australian Navy Profile series

Sydney. c. 2000. Topmill. Revised Edition. 112 PP with b/w photos. Illustrated endpapers. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.7 x 21. 1876043342
Commonwealth Naval Forces 1901-1910, Ships of War 1911-1913, the Great War, Gift Ships 1919-1920, New Ships 1930-1939, Second World War 1939-1940.
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$10

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

Sydney. 1993? Topmill. 1st Ed. 64 PP with bw & colour photos. Illustrated endpapers. Pict. soft cover. Fine. 27 x 20.5. 0646127217
Battlecruisers, cruisers, carriers (seaplanes & aircraft), support ships.
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$10

67240
WINFIELD, Riff
THE 50-GUN SHIP

London. 2001. Caxton Editions. Reprint of the 1997 original, in the "ShipShape" series. 128 PP with 125 tables, 102 b/w period illustrations (plans, sketches, engravings, photos of models), and 4 pages of plans & cutaway drawings by John Mckay, plus a large folded plan of H.M.S. "Leopard", in rear pocket. Laminated pictorial boards, dj. Fine. 29.5 x 25. 1840673656
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$30

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

London. 1971. Profile Publications. No. 29 in the Warship Profile series, (1st Warship Profile Special). No pagination, 32 PP, with colour artworks at centrefold (badge, profiles), 4 sketch-plans, and 64 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 25.2 x 18.7.
Commissioned 5th August 1939, Arctic convoys duty... Museum since Trafalgar Day, 21st October 1971.
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$25

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

London. 1973. Profile Publications. 1st Ed. (8), 292, (8 index) PP with b/w illustrations (maps, plans and photos) and 12 full-colour centrefolds (2 double length). Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price-clipped). Near fine. 25.7 x 19. 0853830614
12 profiles : HMS Exeter - SMS Seydlitz - USS Enterprise (CVAN-65) - HM S/M Upholder - RN Zara - Kriegsmarine Bismarck - HMS Hood - HMS Hesperus - USS Tennessee - IJN Yukikase - HMS Furious.
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$75

34508
WINTON, John
THE FIGHTING TEMERAIRE

New York. 1971. Coward, McCann & Geoghegan. 1st US edition. 239 PP. Cloth cover, dj (rubbed). Foxing on outside edges. Very good. 21.8 x 14.7.
Novel. Polaris submarine Téméraire in the Black Sea.
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$5

41509
WINTON, John
THE SUBMARINERS - Life in British Submarines 1901-1999 - An Anthology of Personal Experience

London. 2001. Constable. Paperback reprint of the 1999 original. XIV, 316 P, plus 16 pages with 38 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 23.5 x 15.5. 094802203
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$10

61332
WINTON, John
THE SUBMARINERS - Life in British Submarines 1901-1999 - An Anthology of Personal Experience

London. 1999. Constable. 1st Ed. XIV, 316 P, plus 16 pages with 38 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 24 x 16. 0094788103
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$20

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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$10

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

Liskeard, Cornwall, UK. c. 1984. Maritime Books. 1st Ed. 160 PP with tables, and 121 b/w photos. Title page: Minesweeper M 295. Pict. card cover. Fine. 21 x 14.8. 0907771122
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$10

36818
WRAGG, David
CARRIER COMBAT

London. 1997. Sutton. 1st Ed. VIII, 291 PP with 6 profiles, 8 maps and 143 b/w photos, plus 16 pages with 27 colour photos. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 27 x 20.. 0750913975
World War II to the Gulf War.
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$10

30820
YOUNG, Edward
ONE OF OUR SUBMARINES

London. 1952. Rupert Hart-Davis. 1st Ed. 316, (4 epilogue & ship's company) PP with 9 maps and 12 illustrations by Mike Willoughby, plus 22 pages with 37 b/w illust. Eps: Diagrams of H.M. Submarine "Storm". Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. A signature and an address plus a discreet stamp on the FFEP, a dedicatory note on the half-title page, o/wise a very good clean copy. 22 x 14.5.
WWII submarine warfare in the North Atlantic and the Mediterranean followed by H.M. Submarine "Storm" in the Indian Ocean and Indonesian/Malayan waters.
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$5

61301
YOUNG, Edward
ONE OF OUR SUBMARINES

London. 1952. Rupert Hart-Davis. 1st Ed. 316 PP, (4 epilogue & ship's company) with 9 maps, and 12 illustrations, plus 22 pages with 1 paintings & 36 b/w photos. Eps: Diagrams of H.M. Submarine Storm. Hard cover, gilt title on spine. Dust jacket price clipped with a few small chips and a little soiled, o/wise a very good copy of the first edition. 22 x 14.5.
WWII submarine warfare in the North Atlantic and the Mediterranean followed by H.M. Submarine Storm in the Indian Ocean and Indonesian/Malayan waters.
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$15

19565
YOUNG, Edward
ONE OF OUR SUBMARINES

London. 1953. Rupert Hart-Davis. 5th Impression of the 1952 original. 316, (4 epilogue & ship's company) PP with 9 maps and 12 b/w illustrations, plus 22 pages with 37 b/w illustrations. Eps: Diagrams of H.M. Submarine Storm. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Light foxing around edges o/wise very good. 22 x 14.5.
WWII submarine warfare in the North Atlantic and the Mediterranean followed by H.M. Submarine Storm in the Indian Ocean and Indonesian/Malayan waters.
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$5

48281
YOUNG, Edward
ONE OF OUR SUBMARINES

London. 1953. Rupert Hart-Davis. 6th Impression of the 1952 original. 316, (4 epilogue & ship's company) PP with 9 maps, and 12 illustrations, plus 22 pages with 1 paintings and 36 b/w photos. Eps: Diagrams of H.M. Submarine Storm. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price-clipped). Offsetting of endpapers, foxing around edges, o/wise very good. 22 x 14.5.
WWII submarine warfare in the North Atlantic and the Mediterranean followed by H.M. Submarine Storm in the Indian Ocean and Indonesian/Malayan waters.
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$10