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

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

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

London. 1976. International Institute for Strategic Studies. 1st Ed., Adelphi Papers Nos 122, 123 and 124. Adelphi Paper 122: (4), 39 PP with 3 tables. Adelphi Paper 123: (4), 32 PP with 3 figures. Adelphi Paper 124: (6), 36 PP. Soft cover. Fine set. 24.5 x 18.3. 0900492 / 937 / 953
I (123): The New Environment. II (123): Super-powers and Navies. III (124): Competition and Conflict.
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$20

16784
ALLEN, Kenneth
SAILORS IN BATTLE

London. 1966. Odhams. 1st Ed. 160 PP with 28 b/w illustrations by Martha Hart. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Light foxing on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 21.5 x 14.
Twenty-four centuries of war at sea: from the Battle of Salamis in 480 BC to the Battle of Matapan in 1941.
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$10

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

Atlanta. 1991. Turner Publishing, Inc. 1st paperback edition. 240 PP with colour illustrations (maps, plans and photos). Pictorial card cover. Fine. 27.5 x 21.5. 1878685015
From the invasion of Kuwait, August 1990, to the Day of Victory, February 1991, and Beyond.
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$10

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

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

34228
BELL, Douglas
SEAMEN OF BRITAIN

London. 1943. Thomas Nelson and Sons. 1st Ed. VII, 8-288 PP, plus 8 b/w plates. Fp: Admiral Lord Nelson. Cloth cover, dj. War economy paper, foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. 22.2 x 15.
Accounts of British Seamen from the days of Chaucer's Shipman of Dartmouth to the men who boarded the Altmark in 1940.
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$10

48415
BELL, Douglas
SEAMEN OF BRITAIN

London. 1943. Thomas Nelson and Sons. 1st Ed. VII, 8-288 PP, plus 8 b/w plates. Fp: Admiral Lord Nelson. Cloth cover, dj (price-clipped). Head of spine of dust jacket chipped. Ex library copy with small stamp on title page, and pocket on rear endpaper. War economy paper, foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. 22.2 x 15.
Accounts of British Seamen from the days of Chaucer's Shipman of Dartmouth to the men who boarded the Altmark in 1940.
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$5

20152
BELLIS H.
ADMIRAL NELSON

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

43828
BENNETT, Vivienne (editor)
IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM NORTH

Manchester. 2002. Imperial War Museum North. 1st Ed. 48 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 28 x 23. 1901623858
Catalogue of this Museum opened in 2002, its purpose and the exhibitions.
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$20

62648
BOWEN, Frank C.
MEN OF THE WOODEN WALLS

London. 1952. Staples Press. 1st Ed. VIII, 152 PP with 67 b/w portraits, plus 2 colour plates. Fp (in colour): Nelson wounded at Trafalgar. Cloth cover with engraved vignette, dj. Few pages with light foxing, o/wise very good. 25.2 x 18.5.
Concise studies of 70 men (sailors, builders) who left their mark on the history of wooden-walled ships. Christopher Columbus to Samuel Cunard.
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$20

62647
BOWEN, Frank C.
WOODEN WALLS IN ACTION

London. 1951. Halton & Co. 1st Ed. VIII, 144 PP with 64 full-page b/w paintings, plus 4 colour plates. Fp (in colour): The last fight of the Revenge, 1591. Cloth cover, engraved vignette on front board, dj. Dust jacket with small chips and 2 small pieces missing. Occasional foxing, o/wise near fine. 25.2 x 18.5.
Brief account of many naval engagements in the days of wooden hulls and iron men.
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$20

16889
BOWEN, Frank C.
WOODEN WALLS IN ACTION

London. 1951. Halton & Co. 1st Ed. VIII, 144 PP with 64 full-page b/w paintings, plus 4 colour plates. Fp (in colour): The last fight of the Revenge, 1591. Cloth cover, engraved vignette on front board, dj (price clipped). Sellotape marks on dj & endpapers, faint foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 25.2 x 18.5.
Brief account of many naval engagements in the days of wooden hulls and iron men.
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$15

48923
BRADFORD, Ernle
HANNIBAL

London. 1998. The Folio Society. Reprint of the 1981 original, with an introduction by Kenneth Mcleish. XXV, (3), 254 PP with 6 maps, plus 8 pages with 22 colour photos. Eps: Map of the Western Mediterranean, 218 BC. Cloth cover, gilt decoration on front board, gilt title on spine, slipcase. Fine. 25.2 x 16.
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$15

38877
BRADFORD, Ernle
NELSON, The Essential Hero

London. 1977. Macmillan. 1st Ed. 368 PP with 11 maps & plans, plus 8 pages with 15 b/w illust. Hard cover, gilt title on spine. Foxing spots on outside edges, lower part of spine rubbed. Renewed endpapers. Very good. 24 x 15.7. 0333185617
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$5

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

London. 1991. Fontana. 1st Ed. 96 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 27.5 x 21.2. 00066377300
Air, land, and sea techno-weapons in the Persian Gulf.
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$10

46530
BRETT, Bernard
HISTORY OF WORLD SEAPOWER

London. 1985. Deans International Publishing. 1st Ed. 256 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Titlespread: The Pursuit of the Graf Spee by Norman Wilkinson. Pictorial laminated boards. Near fine. 32.5 x 23.5. 0603036724
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$10

45404
BRUCE, George
SEA BATTLES OF THE 20TH CENTURY

London. 1976. Hamlyn. 2nd impression of the 1975 original. 160 PP with 3 battle diagrams, 6 maps and 194 b/w photos. Eps: Admiral Graf Spee burning in Montevideo Road, 17 december 1939. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 30.5 x 22.5. 0600380963
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$10

16748
BRYANT, Sir Arthur
NELSON

London. 1971. Collins. 1st reprint of the 1970 original. 173 PP with 83 b/w illust. (paintings, plans, maps,..) & 5 tables in text, plus 12 colour illust. Fp: Nelson Wounded at Teneriffe. Eps: Scene at the Battle of Trafalgar. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Faint foxing. Very good. 24.5 x 16. 0001922556
Life of Nelson, his three major victories: Nile at Aboukir, Baltic at Copenhagen, and against Villeneuve at Trafalgar.
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$15

48052
BUCHET, Christian, MEYER, Jean & POUSSOU, Jean-Pierre (editors)
LA PUISSANCE MARITIME

Paris. 2004. Presses de l'Université de Paris-Sorbonne. 1st Ed., in Collection Histoire Maritime. 657, (3) PP with 8 b/w plates and 10 tables. Pictorial soft cover. Top corner of front cover slightly bumped. French text. Very good. 24 x 15.8. 2840502887
International seminar held in Paris: 13-15 December 2001. 39 papers by: N.A.M. Rodger, Philippe Masson, Hervé Coutau-Bégarie, Geneviève Bouchon...
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$40

56188
CHACK, Paul
PETITS NAVIRES GRANDES LUTTES

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

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

London. 1999. The Timechart Company / Worth Press. 1st Ed. 152 PP with b/w and (mostly) colour illustrations. Title spread: US Marines at Iwo Jima. Eps: Medieval "bombard". Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Small chip at top edge of front cover of dust jacket. Near fine. 31.5 x 25. 9781903025000
Pages 57 to 89: A - Z of Great Battles.
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$15

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

Paris. 2005. Presses de l'Université de Paris-Sorbonne. 1st Ed., in collection Roland Mousnier. 265, (3) PP with 29 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 24 x 15.8. 2840503638
17 papers by: Etienne Taillemite, John Hattendorf, Hélène Richard... Michèle Polak.
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$25

49075
CHATTERTON, E. Keble
BATTLES BY SEA

London. 1925. Sidgwick and Jackson. 1st Ed. XV, 271 PP with 1 map and 1 battle plan, plus 32 b/w plates. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Very little foxing. Near fine. 21.4 x 15.
Battles of the Galley period, the Sailing-Ship period, and the age of Steam.
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$15

35206
CHATTERTON, E. Keble
BATTLES BY SEA

London. 1975. EP Publishing. Republication of the 1925 original. XV, 271 PP with 1 map, and 1 battle plan, plus 32 b/w plates. Fp: H.M.S. Invincible. Hard cover, simile velum, dj (price clipped). Occasional foxing. Near fine. 22.2 x 14.5. 0715810774
Battles of the Galley period, the Sailing-Ship period, and the age of Steam.
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$10

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

London. 1911. Mills & Boon, Ltd. 1st Ed. XIV, 372 PP, plus 1 colour and 50 b/w plates. Fp (in colour): H.M.S. Neptune. Cloth cover, colour illustration (one corner torn) pasted down on front cover, gilt title on spine. Covers rubbed at hinges. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Occasional foxing, o/wise near fine. 23.2 x 15.
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$20

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

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

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

London. 1977. Collins. 1st Ed. (6), 314 PP with b/w illust. (maps, photos, tables). Title-page: Convoy. FEP: Mappemonde of WWII. REP: Type VIIc U-Boat. Hard cover, dj. (price clipped). Sellotape marks on endpapers, and stamp of previous owner on title page. Very good. 26 x 19.6. 021604810
The battle which spanned all the war years in European waters.
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$20

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

London. 2008. Faber and Faber. 1st Ed. XVI, 341 PP with 3 headpieces, 4 maps and 38 b/w illustrations (5 on double page), plus 8 pages with 1 b/w and 15 colour illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges. Fine. 24 x 15.6. 9780571232307
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$20

22077
DARMAN, Peter (editor)
WARFARE AT SEA

London. 1997. Blitz Edition. Reprint. 96 PP with detailed full-colour cutaway artwork, and over 130 bw & colour photos. Pict. laminated boards, dj. Fine. 30.4 x 22.2. 1856053687
Submarine weapons systems - anti-submarine mortars and missiles - rockets, torpedoes, guns....
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$10

57260
DATE, John C.
BATTLE OF TSUSHIMA, 1905 - NHSA Monograph No. 26

Garden Island, Sydney. c. 1993. The Naval Historical Society of Australia, Inc. Naval Historical Society, Monograph No. 26. 14 PP (typescript on recto only) with 2 portaits, 2 battle diagrams and 8 b/w illustrations (photocopy quality), plus 3 pages with 2 maps and 2 battle diagrams. Pictorial soft cover. Contained in a clear plastic folder. Near Fine. 30.5 x 22.
Paper read to the Society, in February 1993.
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$5

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

New York. 1991. Random House. 1st edition (stated), with a foreword by General Colin L. Powell. X, 209, (3) pp with b/w and colour illustrations. Hard cover, gilt title on cloth spine, dj. Near fine. 28 x 24 0679407227
A commemorative photo history of the Gulf War.
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$15

16818
DAVIES, Paul
THE BATTLE OF TRAFALGAR

London. 1972. Pan Books. 1st Ed. in the Panorama of History series. 64 PP with 1 map, 1 battle plan, 8 tail pieces, 16 b/w and 20 colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. Oblong: 17.8 x 22.2. 0330028545
21st October 1805.
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$10

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

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

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

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

41381
EDWARDS, Bernard
SALVO ! - Classic Naval Gun Actions

London. 1999. Brockhampton Press. Reprint of the 1995 original. 192 PP with 18 diagrams and maps, plus 16 pages with 36 b/w photos. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Fine. 24 x 15.8. 1860199593
... Heligoland Bight, 28 August 1914... Emden and Sydney, 9 November 1914... Surigao Strait 25 October 1944.
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$10

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

Oxford. 1989. Oxford University Press. 1st paperback edition of the 1988 original. XII, 300 PP with 2 maps and 87 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Ageing of paper around outside edges. 23 pages with lines highlighted. A good reading copy. 23.4 x 15.6. 192851969
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$10

49064
FIELD, Col. Cyril
THE MASTERY OF THE SEA

London. 1929. Blackie & Son. 1st Ed., in the Enterprise Library series. 239 PP with 35 b/w illustrations, plus 24 b/w plates. Fp: H. M. S. Hood. Cloth cover, illustration on front cover and spine. Few fleck marks on covers, o/wise very good. 19 x 13.5.
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$10

45573
FISKE, Rear Admiral Bradley A.
THE NAVY AS A FIGHTING MACHINE

Annapolis. 1988. Naval Institute Press. Reprint of the second edition of 1918 (original of 1916), in the Classics of Sea Power series. Introduction and Notes by Wayne P. Hughes, Jr. XXVIII, (2) 387 PP with 5 tables and 6 figures. Fp: Rear Admiral Bradley A. Fiske. Hard cover, cloth spine, gilt title on spine. Fine. 21.8 x 14.5. 0870214373
War and the Nations. Naval preparedness. Naval Power... Fleet tactics.
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$10

55620
FITZSIMONS, Bernard (editor)
ILLUSTRATED MODERN WARFARE

London. 1978. Phoebus Publishing. Bound copies of 12 weekly issues of Purnell's Illustrated Encyclopedia of Modern Weapons and Warfare. A total of 240 PP with b/w photos and coloured illustrations by John Batchelor, plus 12 original wrappers. Pictorial Laminated boards. Very good. 30 x 22.5.
Issues 25, 55, 77, 87 to 90, 92 to 95 and 97.
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$10

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

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

London. 1995. Arms & Armour Press. 1st Ed. 223 PP with 9 maps, plus 48 pages with 90 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24 x 16. 1854092685
Study of four amphibious campaigns: Quebec in 1759, Dardanelles in 1915-16, Inchon, South Korea in 1950, and San Carlos, Falkland Islands in 1982.
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$15

68616
FOSTER, Thomas
The Pictorial History of SEA BATTLES...

Sydney. 1974. Paul Hamlyn. 1st Australian edition. 128 PP with maps, b/w and colour illustrations. Hard cover (laminated), dj. Name of previous owner on FEP (blocked out). Stamp of "The Tasmanian Maritime and Folk Museum" on title page. Very good. 29 x 22. 0600073076
The struggle for control of the sea from slave galleys (Salamis and Preveza) to battleships (Bismarck, Tirpitz and battle of Leyte Gulf).
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$5

35209
FREEMAN, Fred
DUEL OF THE IRONCLADS

New York. 1969. Time-Life. 1st Ed., in the Spotlight on History series. 52 PP with 15 b/w and 10 colour illustrations. Cloth cover, dj (chipped). Very good. Oblong: 20.5 x 20.8.
Clash between two floating iron fortresses: Monitor of the Union and Merrimack of the Confederate Navy.
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$15

56867
FRENCH, Joseph Lewis
GREAT SEA STORIES

New York. 1945. Tudor Publishing. Reprint of the 1921 original. Foreword by William V. Pratt. XIV, (2), 491 PP. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Covers rubbed and speckled. Foxing. Good reading copy. 20.7 X 14.
Texts by: James Fenimore Cooper, R.H. Dana, Victor Hugo... Jack London ... Pierre Loti... W. Clark Russell...
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$10

20772
FRERE-COOK, Gervis & MACKSEY, Kenneth
SEA WARFARE, The Guinness History of ...

Enfield, UK. 1975. Guinness Superlatives. 1st Ed. (10), 245 PP with tables, bw & colour illust. Fp: Battle of Lepanto. FEP: Tables on ships' displacements and on approximate average ranges of engagements at sea through the ages. REP: Map of the world showing trade routes with major naval engagements. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24 x 17.5.
Sea warfare: Oars and Spears - Cannons and Culverines - Wooden Wall - Ironclads and Explosives - Dreadnought - Aircraft carrier - The age of Nuclear power.
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$15

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

London. 1997. Caxton Editions & The National Maritime Museum. Reprint in the Caxton Pictorial Histories series of the 1997 original published by Chatham. 192 PP with tables and over 300 b/w illustrations. Title spread: climax of the greatest battle of the age of sail. 'Victory of Trafalgar', in the Rear. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Fine. 29.5 x 24.8. 1840673583
Trafalgar: the culmination of a campaign that began as soon as war between England and France was resumed in May 1803.
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$15

41367
GARDINER, Robert (editor)
NELSON AGAINST NAPOLEON - From the Nile to Copenhagen, 1798-1801

London. 2001. Caxton Editions & National Maritime Museum. Reprint in the Caxton Pictorial Histories series of the 1997 original. 192 PP with over 300 b/w illustrations. Title spread: British forces landing at Aboukir, March 1801. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Fine. 29.5 x 25.2. 1840673613
Battles for the Mediterranean: Aboukir (Nile), Minorca, Malta... Colonial and commerce warfare in the West Indies, the Red Sea and in the East Indies.... Battle of Copenhagen.
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$20

45673
GRAHAM, Winston
THE SPANISH ARMADAS

New York. 1987. Dorset Press. Reprint of the 1972 original. 288 PP with 109 b/w illustrations and 32 colour plates. Fp: First Armada in the English Channel, 1588. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 26 x 19.5. 0880291680
The successive clashes between the fleets of Britain and Spain, from the 1588 defeat of the Great Armada to the signing of peace in 1604.
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$15

46364
GRENFELL, Captain Russell
NELSON THE SAILOR

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

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

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

London. 1994. Arms and Armour Press. 1st Ed. 256 PP with 26 maps in colour, 45 colour and 119 bw illust. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 25.2 x 19.5. 1854091840
From Alfred the Danes, 897 by W.A. Allard to the war in the Falklands, 1982 by Eric Grove.
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$15

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

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

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

London. 1995. Arms and Armour Press. 1st UK Ed. 192 PP, plus 16 pages with 32 b/w illust. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24 x 16. 1854092405
14 actions fought - from Grenville's lone Revenge at the Battle of Flores, Azores in 1591 - to the submarine San Luis of the Armada Republica Argentina, in the Falklands in 1982.
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$15

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

New York. 2002. Berkley Book. Paperback edition of the 1992 original. X, (2), 318 PP with 60 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 23 x 15.3. 0425183211
The many faces of mutiny: from the famous Bounty mutiny to the Potemkin, the problems in the USN during the Vietnam War and the peace movement, the USSR fleet & the Frigate Storozhevoy in 1973 ...
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$10

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

London. 1911. Methuen. 1st Ed. XII, 350 PP, plus 11 pages with 12 plans and 16 plates with 17 b/w illustrations. Fp: The Battle of Trafalgar. Cloth cover, gilt device and title on front cover and spine. Foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. 19.5 x 13.5.
Salamis, 480 B.C... Sluys, 1340... Trafalgar, 1805... Tsu-Shima, 1905.
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$25

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

London. 1998. Conway Maritime Press & Warwick Leadlay Gallery. 1st Ed. 192 PP with 150 b/w and colour illust. Half title page: quotation taken from "Nelson" by Carola Oman. Title spread: "Victory of Trafalgar in the Van", by Robert Dodd. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 28 x 22. 0851777554
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$25

36178
HATTERSLEY, Roy
NELSON

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

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

Secaucus, NJ. 1977. Chartwell. 1st Ed. 160 PP with b/w & colour illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges and on first and last pages, o/wise very good. 34.5 x 24.5. 0890091234
Great battles and ships of the modern era. From the Russo-Japanese war and the battle of Tsushima to the battles of the Philippines at the end of WWII.
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$25

12369
HOUGH, Richard
NELSON

Sydney. 1980. Books for Pleasure. 1st Australian edition. 192 PP with 111 b/w & 55 colour illust. Fp: Nelson by Leonardo Guzzardi. Eps: 18th Century English coverlet embroidered in silks and gold. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 25 x 19. 092602060
A biography of the national hero, victor of Cape St.Vincent, the Nile (Aboukir) and Trafalgar, who died while defeating the Franco-Spanish Fleet at Trafalgar on 21 October 1805.
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$15

16789
HOWARTH, David
TRAFALGAR: The Nelson Touch

New York. 1969. Atheneum. Book Club edition. 254 PP with 1 fig., 2 maps, 5 plans, 76 b/w & 8 colour illust. Half title page: portrait of Nelson. FEP: Rigging plan of HMS Victory. REP: Plan of hull of HMS Victory. Cloth cover, dj. Occasional foxing and dust jacket a little rubbed with a few creases or chips, o/wise near fine. 23.5 x 15.
The blockade to prevent Napoleon's invasion, the Battle of Trafalgar and the death of Nelson.
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31999
HOWARTH, David
TRAFALGAR: The Nelson Touch

London. 1970. World Books. Reprint of the 1969 edition. 256 PP with 88 b/w illust.(maps, battle plans, paintings...), plus 7 colour illust. Fp: portrait of Nelson. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Renewed endpapers. Very good. 20.2 x 13.2.
The blockade to prevent Napoleon's invasion, the Battle of Trafalgar and the death of Nelson.
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$10

31998
HOWARTH, David
TRAFALGAR: The Nelson Touch

New York. c. 1974. Galahad Books. Reprint of the 1969 edition. 254 PP with 1 fig., 2 maps, 5 plans, 87 b/w illust. Half title page: portrait of Nelson. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Very good. 23.5 x 15. 0883652722
The blockade to prevent Napoleon's invasion, the Battle of Trafalgar and the death of Nelson.
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$15

49382
HOWARTH, David
TRAFALGAR: The Nelson Touch

London. 1970. World Books. Reprint of the 1969 edition. 256 PP with 88 b/w illust.(maps, battle plans, paintings...), plus 24 pages with 7 colour illustrations (6 of them on double page). Fp: portrait of Nelson. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket rubbed and reinforced. Foxing on outside edges. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Very good. 20.2 x 13.2.
The blockade to prevent Napoleon's invasion, the Battle of Trafalgar and the death of Nelson.
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$5

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

New York. 1989. Viking Press. 1st US edition. IX, 390 PP plus 16 pages with 22 b/w illust. Hard cover, gilt title on cloth spine, dj. Occasional foxing. Remainder mark on lower edge, o/wise near fine. 24 x 16. 0670817295
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$15

35947
HOWARTH, David & Stephen
NELSON - The Immortal Memory

London. 1988. J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd. 1st Ed. IX, 390 PP plus 16 pages with 22 b/w illust. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24 x 16. 0460070088
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$20

20755
HOWARTH, David & Stephen
NELSON, The Immortal Memory

London. 1997. Conway Maritime Press. Reprint in the Conway Classics series of the 1988 original. IX, 390 PP plus 16 pages with 21 bw illust. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24 x 15.5. 0851777201
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$20

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

London. 1983. Orbis. 1st Ed., with a foreword by Peter Kemp. 304 PP with over 430 bw & colour illust. Title spread: Fireships threatening the Spanish Armada, 1588. Eps: The bombardment of Gibraltar, 1704. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 29.7 x 23. 0856132853
From the Battle of Salamis in 480 BC, to the battles for the Falkland Islands in 1982.
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$10

43832
JENSEN, Ole Lisberg
ORLOGMUSEET- INTRODUKTION TIL FLADENS HISTORIE

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

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

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

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

London. 2000. Conway. 1st Ed., with a foreword by Sir Robin Knox-Johnston. 212 PP with 24 b/w plates. Hard cover, dj. Occasional foxing. Fine. 25.3 x 19.2. 0851777597
The race for sea supremacy by Eric Grove. The Great Liners, by Philip Dawson. Icy waters, by Ann Savours... Supplying the world by Alastair Couper.
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$15

18111
KOENIG, William
GRANDS COMBATS NAVALS

Paris. 1978. Fernand Nathan. 1st French edition of the 1975 original Epic Sea Battles. 256 PP with over 310 b/w and colour illustrations. Eps: World map with position of 13 sea battles. Hard cover, dj. French text. Very good. Large format: 32.5 x 24.
13 epic Sea Battles: Nile (Aboukir), Trafalgar, Navarino... Matapan... Leyte Gulf.
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$5

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

London. 1981. Navy Records Society / Kenneth Mason Reprint of the 1895 & 1900 originals. Volume I: LXXXIV, 365 PP. Fp: sketch map of the estuary of the Thames. Volume II: (VI), 418 PP. Original Navy blue/cream buckram, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 23.2 x 15.5. 08593726 42 & 50
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$70

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

New York. c. 1967. John Day. 1st US edition. 133 PP with 4 maps & battle plans, 24 drawings (3 in text, 21 in the margin), and 8 b/w plates. Cloth cover, device on front cover, dj (rubbed). Name of previous owner on front endpaper (not very discreet). Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise very good. 21.7 x 17.
21st October 1805: quotations from contemporary written records. Page 70: Flag signal from Nelson to Fleet: England expects that every man will do his duty.
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$20

19911
LEGG, Stuart (editor)
JUTLAND, An Eyewitness Account of a Great Battle

New York. 1967. John Day Company. 1st US Ed. 152 PP with bw diagrams. Cloth cover, dj (price clipped). Fine. 21.5 x 16.5.
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$15

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

Paris. 1995. Ed. Herault. 1st Ed. 260 PP with 3 tables, 39 plans, maps or charts and 34 b/w illust. in text, plus 8 pages with 12 colour plates. Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing. Fine. French text. 23.2 x 15.6. 2740700962
The war at sea between Great Britain and the French Empire of Napoleon I, fought in the Indian Ocean between 1803 and 1810, date of the fall of the Isle de France.
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$30

49066
LEWIS, Charles Lee
FAMOUS SEA-FIGHTERS

London. 1930. George G. Harrap. 1st Ed. 308 PP, plus 34 pages with 32 b/w plates and 1 map on double page. Fp: Nelson as Vice-Admiral of the Blue. Cloth cover, gilt device and title on spine. Spine and parts of the covers sunned. Foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 22.5 x 15.5.
15 of them. From Phormio and the early Greek Navy to Michel de Ruyter, Comte de Grasse, Horatio Nelson ... and David Beatty.
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$25

69766
LEWIS, Jon E. (editor)
The Mammoth Book of How it Happened TRAFALGAR: Over 50 first-hand accounts of the greatest sea battle in history

New York. 2005. Robinson / Carroll & Graf Publishers. 1st edition in "The Mammoth Book of..." series. XIV, (2), 492 PP. Pictorial soft cover. Spine with light creases. Near fine. 19.5 x 13. 9781841198187
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$10

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

Paris. 1970. Flammarion. 1st French edition in the International Library series. Translated from "Sea Fights under Sail" by Magdeleine Paz. 128 PP with b/w & colour illustrations. Eps: V.O.C. vessels. Pictorial boards. Stamp of previous owner on half-title page. Very good. 25.8 x 18.5.
An account of the chief battles at sea during the age of sail.
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$25

18313
LLOYD, Christopher
SEA FIGHTS UNDER SAIL

London. 1970. Collins. 1st Ed., in The International Library series. 128 PP with b/w & colour illustrations. Eps: V.O.C. vessels. Illustrated hard covers. Covers lightly soiled. Foxing spots, o/wise very good. 26 x 18.5. 0001001175
An account of the chief battles at sea during the age of sail.
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$10

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

Washington. 1974. Smithsonian Institution Press. 1st Ed. No. 29 in the Smithsonian studies in history and technology series. V, 90 PP with 43 figures. Pictorial card cover. Back cover lightly rubbed, o/wise near fine. 27.8 x 21.7.
Mines, minefields for coastal protection and undersea warfare.
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$15

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

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

47596
McGUANE, James P.
HEART OF OAK. A Sailor's Life in Nelson's Navy

New York. 2002. W. W. Norton & Co. 1st Ed. 191 PP with 1 b/w engraving and hundreds of colour photos. Eps: The Section of a First Rate Ship. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 28.7 x 25.5. 0393047490
Most comprehensive work with excellent photography depicting the tools, clothing, utensils, weapons, fragments of the ship (ropes, sails, timbers & nails...).
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$45

20825
MACINTYRE, Captain Donald
JUTLAND

London. 1957. Evans Brothers. 1st Ed. 210 PP with 14 battle diagrams, plus 12 pages with 21 b/w illust. FEP: Map of the North SEa Opening moves of the Battle of Jutland. REP: Map with tracks of the two fleets during night 31st May-1st June. Hard cover. Name of previous owner at top corner of half title page. Very good. 22 x 14.5.
The clash of 31st May/1st June 1916 which opposed off the coast of Denmark the Royal Navy and the Imperial German Navy.
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$10

18734
McINTYRE, Colin
World War II BATTLE AT SEA

New York. 1990. Mallard. 1st US edition. 176 PP with 187 b/w photos. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Faint foxing. Fine. 27.6 x 24.2. 792453735
Battles between warships (River Plate, Mediterranean, Bismarck, ..) with aircraft carrier support (Coral Sea, Midway, Leyte, ..), protection of convoys, landing operations on all oceans and seas.
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$10

34274
McKEE, Alexander
AGAINST THE ODDS - Battles at Sea: 1591-1949

London. 1991. Souvenir Press. 1st Ed. XII, 272, plus 16 pages with 32 b/w illust. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Occasional foxing. Fine. 24 x 16. 0285629948
From: The Azores, September 1591, Sir Richard Grenville of the Revenge, to Down the Yangtse, Amethyst, 1949.
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$15

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

London. 1987. Souvenir Press. 2nd edition of the 1963 original, completely revised and reset, with additional material. 288 PP with 1 map and 2 line figures, plus 16 pages with 23 b/w illust. Eps: Map of the Channel with Armada campaign. Hard cover, dj. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 24 x 16. 0285627953
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$10

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

36650
MARCUS, G. J.
THE AGE OF NELSON

London. 1971. Allen & Unwin. 1st Ed. Volume 2 in A Naval History of England series. 532 PP with 18 maps. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. A small mark/bump on front cover, occasional foxing, o/wise near fine. 23 x 15.8. 0043590063
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47501
MARINE-EMPIRE
FEVRIER 1944 - LA MARINE FRANCAISE DEPUIS L' ARMISTICE. LE COMBAT DU VENGEUR EN PRAIRIAL AN II. LE NAUFRAGE DE LA MEDUSE... (in Marine - Empire)

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

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

London. 1968. Weidenfeld & Nicolson. 1st UK Ed. 128 PP with 65 b/w illust. Title spread: Battle of the Armada. Hard cover, dj. (lightly rubbed). Very good. 25.4 x 19.2.
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$10

18079
MATTINGLY, Garrett
THE DEFEAT OF THE SPANISH ARMADA

London. 1959. Jonathan Cape. Second impression of October 1959. 382 PP with 2 maps plus 16 pages with 20 bw illust. Fp: Queen Elizabeth I, the Armada Portrait. Eps: The track of the Spanish Armada. Hard cover: marbled boards and cloth spine, dj (rubbed). Foxing of first and last pages, and on outside edges, o/wise very good. 23.5 x 16.
Operations of 1587 & 1588. Battles along the South Coast of Cornwall and England: 29th July to 9th of August 1588.
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45051
MATTINGLY, Garrett
THE DEFEAT OF THE SPANISH ARMADA

London. 1959. Jonathan Cape / Book Society. 3rd impression of the October 1959 original. 382 PP with 2 maps, plus 16 pages with 20 b/w illust. Fp: Queen Elizabeth I, the Armada Portrait. Eps: The track of the Spanish Armada. Hard cover, marbled boards, cloth spine. Few foxing spots on outside edges and the first and last page. Very good. 23.5 x 16.
Operations of 1587 & 1588. Battles along the South Coast of Cornwall and England: 29th July to 9th of August 1588.
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30916
MATTINGLY, Garrett
THE DEFEAT OF THE SPANISH ARMADA

London. 1959. Jonathan Cape / Book Society. 3rd impression of the October 1959 original. 382 PP with 2 maps, plus 16 pages with 20 b/w illust. Fp: Queen Elizabeth I, the Armada Portrait. Eps: The track of the Spanish Armada. Hard cover (marbled boards), cloth spine, dj (price-clipped). Bookplate previous owner on half title page, light foxing on prelims. and outside edges. Very good. 23.5 x 16.
Operations of 1587 & 1588. Battles along the South Coast of Cornwall and England: 29th July to 9th of August 1588.
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44905
MEILE-HUBER, Brigitte
FREUND UND FEIND AM SEE - Zürich und Rapperswil im Spätmittelalter (in Turicum)

Zürich. 1990. Orell Füssli Zeitschriften. Fall 1990. Contains article from P.12 to 23 with 8 colour and 9 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. German text. Near fine. 30 x 23.7.
War on the lake of Zurich at the end of the middle age.
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$5

69874
MESSENGER, Charles
WORLD WAR II IN THE ATLANTIC

London. 1990. Bison Books. 1st Ed. 80 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Half title page: Gunther Prien on U-47. Title spread: Atlantic convoy preparing to sail. Laminated pictorial boards, dj. Very good. 31.5 x 23.5. 0861245989
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$10

62658
MONTGOMERY, Hugh
THE VOYAGE OF THE ARCTIC TERN

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

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

London. 1991. Penguin Books. 1st Ed. 90 PP with colour photos. Pictorial card cover. Near fine. 29 x 23. 0140165134
With the 4th Armoured Brigade, to liberate Kuwait.
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$10

18076
MORDAL, Jacques
TWENTY-FIVE CENTURIES OF SEA WARFARE

London. 1965. Souvenir Press. 1st English edition translated by Len Ortzen from the 1959 French original "25 Siècles de Guerre sur Mer". XIX, 419 PP with 90 drawings & maps, plus 14 pages with 30 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Foxing, o/wise very good. 22 x 14.5.
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$10

31821
MORDAL, Jacques
TWENTY-FIVE CENTURIES OF SEA WARFARE

London. 1973. Abbey Library. Reprint of the 1965 English edition, translated by Len Ortzen from the 1959 French original "25 Siècles de Guerre sur Mer". XIX, 419 PP with 90 drawings & maps, plus 12 pages with 28 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj (ruffled). Good reading copy. 22 x 14.5. 0719602289
Illustrations facing pages 204/205 missing.
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$5

31820
MORDAL, Jacques
TWENTY-FIVE CENTURIES OF SEA WARFARE

London. 1973. Abbey Library. Reprint of the 1965 English edition, translated by Len Ortzen from the 1959 French original "25 Siècles de Guerre sur Mer". XIX, 419 PP with 90 drawings & maps, plus 14 pages with 30 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj (rubbed). Foxing spots on front edge, o/wise good. 22 x 14.5. 0719602289
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$5

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

London. 1996. Collins & Brown / National Maritime Museum. 1st Ed. 160 PP with over 150 b/w and colour illustrations (Prints, paintings, contemporary memorabilia). Fp: The Fleet under Rear-Admiral Nelson at anchor in the Bay of Naples. Title page: Bust of Nelson. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Lower front corner bumped. Faint foxing. Very good. Oblong: 19.7 x 25.5. 1855852748
A fascinating account of Nelson's life, recounting his heroic rise to a glorious victory and death at Trafalgar and his long love affair with Emma Hamilton.
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$10

62270
MURPHY, Hugh & ODDY, Derek J.
THE MIRROR OF THE SEAS - A Centenary History of the Society for Nautical Research

London. 2010. The Society for Nautical Research. 1st Ed. Foreword by HRH Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh. XVIII, 277 PP with 2 tables and 31 figures, plus 8 colour plates. Fp (in colour): HRH Prince Philip, KG, KT, Duke of Edinburgh. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 24.1 x 17.2. 9780902387010
Appendix V: Selected Obituaries, 87 of them.
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$40

43891
MUSEUMS
H.M.S. VICTORY - Official Guide

London. 1983. C.O. HMS Victory. 25th impression. 16 PP with 12 colour illustrations. Inside front cover: HMS Victory, principal dimensions and armament. Inside back cover: Table in the Great Cabin laid for a dinner. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 22.7 x 16.
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$5

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

London. 1973. C. O. HMS Victory. 16th impression. 16 PP with 2 drawings and 11 colour illustrations. Inside front cover: HMS Victory, principal dimensions and armament. Inside back cover: Lower Gun Deck. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. Oblong: 16.5 x 24.
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$5

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

London. 1972. Commanding Officer HMS Victory. 15th impression. 16 PP with 2 b/w. and 11 colour illustrations. FEP: table with principal dimensions and armament. REP: Tiller, looking forward, Lower Gun Deck. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. Oblong: 16.3 x 24.1.
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$5

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

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

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

London. 1808. Joyce Gold. Nineteenth Volume. III-VIII, 514, (6 index) PP with 2 headpieces, plus 12 of the b/w plates (on the 13 called for): CCXLIX to CCXLX. FP: Monument of Captain Richard Rundle Burgess. Original covers, slit at hinges. Copy in need of rebacking and lacking title page, pages 1 to 8, pages A to H of the index, and plate CCXLVIII (Portrait of Captain Joseph Ellison). Ageing of paper and foxing. Some pages "dog eared", loose or soiled, (page 465/466 repaired). Sold as is. Format: 25 x 16.
... Containing a general and biographical history of the Royal Navy of the United Kingdom; with a variety of original papers on nautical subjects. Volume the Nineteenth (from January to July 1808) .
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$80

44396
NAGLER, Gordon R.
NAVAL TACTICAL COMMAND AND CONTROL

Washington. c. 1985. AFCEA International Press. 1st Ed., with a foreword by Richard D. DeLauer. Volume 3 in the AFCEA/SIGNAL Magazine C3I series. X, 312 PP with figures charts and diagrams. Cloth cover, dj. Fine. 23.5 x 15.7. 0916159043
41 articles published, up to November 1984 in Signal, the global C3I magazine (C3I: Command, Control, Communications and Intelligence).
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$15

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

London. 1965. Pitkin Pictorials. 1st Ed., in the "Pride of Britain" series. 24 PP with 1 "exploded" drawing of H.M.S. Victory and 43 b/w illust. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 23 x 18.
The pictorial story of his life and his ships.
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$10

51487
NATIONAL MARITIME MUSEUM
A Concise Guide to the NATIONAL MARITIME MUSEUM GREENWICH

London. 1960. National Maritime Museum / HMSO. 1st Ed. 16 PP with 2 plans of the Museum and 12 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 18.2 x 12.2.
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$5

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

Washington. 1983. N.G.S. Volume 163, No.3, March 1983. Includes article from P.288 to 313 with 1 map and 26 bw and colour illust. Pict. soft cover (bodice of Hamilton's figurehead). Very good. 25.4 x 17.5.
Sunk in a squall on 8th of August 1813, in the south west corner of lake Ontario. Discovered by side-scan sonar in 1975 and inspected by Cousteau diving saucer in 1980.
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$10

20830
OMAN, Carola
NELSON

London. 1948. Hodder & Stoughton. March 1948 reprint of June 1947 original. XVI, 734 PP with 6 maps, plus 12 b/w plates & 1 large folded sheet with The Nelson Family at back of book. Fp: Portraits of HMS Agamemnon, Captain, Vanguard, Elephant & Victory. Cloth cover, spine sunned. Renewed endpapers. Light foxing, mostly on prelims and around outside page edges, o/wise a very good clean copy. 25 x 15.5.
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$20

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

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

New York. 1976. Galahad. 1st U.S. edition, with a foreword by Ludovic Kennedy. 160 PP with b/w & colour illust. Title-page: Battle of Cape St. Vincent. Eps: The Bismarck in Action against HMS Hood. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing. Very good. 28.5 x 22. 088365363X
Sixteen main naval battles. From the Battle of Sluys in 1340 to the Battle of Midway in 1942.
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$10

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

London. 1978. Arthur Barker. 1st Ed. 160 PP. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price-clipped). Near fine. 22.2 x 14.2. 0213166704
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$10

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

Annapolis. 1988. Naval Institute Press. 1st US Ed. 208 PP with 28 colour and 56 bw illust. Title page: Dutch Silver Medallion. Fp: The Armada in the Strait of Dover. Half title page: The Merchantman Griffin. Eps: An Armada Track chart. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, medallion and title in blind on front cover, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise fine. 30.2 x 23.5. 0870210068
Contents include: The Prudent King, The Virgin Queen, The Sea Rovers, The Craft and Mystery of the Sea, The Guns, the Gunner and the Crew, The Battle of Gravelines, Wreck and Massacre ...
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$20

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

London. 1988. Victor Gollancz. 1st Ed. 208 PP with 28 colour and 56 bw illust. Title page: Dutch Silver Medallion. Fp: The Armada in the Strait of Dover. Half title page: The Merchantman Griffin. Eps: An Armada Track chart. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, medallion and title in blind on front cover. Dust jacket tipped in. Ingleton bookplate on front endpaper. Foxing spots on outside edges. Fine. 30.2 x 23.5. 0575037296
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$10

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

London. 1999. John Murray. 1st Ed. XII, 340 PP with 7 maps and 7 battle diagrams, plus 16 pages with 25 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 23.4 x 15.6. 0719556554
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$35

35202
PADFIELD, Peter
NELSON'S WAR

London. 1976. Book Club Associates. Reprint of the 1976 original published by Granada, in the British at War series. 200 PP with 7 maps, 8 colour and 77 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Light foxing on outside edges. Near fine. 24.2 x 18.8.
The Glorious First of June. St Vincent, the Nile, Copenhagen, Trafalgar.
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$10

69066
PADFIELD, Peter
NELSON'S WAR

London. 1976. Book Club Associates. Reprint of the 1976 original published by Granada, in the British at War series. 200 PP with 7 maps, 8 colour and 77 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Near fine. 24.2 x 18.8.
The Glorious First of June. St Vincent, the Nile, Copenhagen, Trafalgar.
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$15

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

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

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

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

41364
POCOCK, Tom
HORATIO NELSON

London. 1999. Brockhampton Press. Reprint of the 1987 original published by The Bodley Head. XX, 364 PP with 5 maps and diagrams, plus 24 pages with 55 b/w illustrations. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. All illustrations are present but 4 pages of them are misbound. Faint foxing. Very good. 24 x 16. 1860199089
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$15

35576
POCOCK, Tom
NELSON AND HIS WORLD

New York. 1968. A Studio Book / Viking Press. 1st US Ed. 144 PP with 130 b/w illust. Fp: Horatio Nelson, aged 39, by Lemuel Abbott. Cloth cover, dj (price-clipped). Some foxing, o/wise near fine. 23.8 x 18.5. 670505978
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$10

39902
POCOCK, Tom
NELSON 'S WOMEN

London. 1999. André Deutsch. 1st Ed. X, 278 PP, plus 16 pages with 29 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 24 x 16. 0233994793
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$15

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

Newton Abbot. 1978. Readers Union. Reprint of the 1977 original published by William Collins. 256 PP with 3 battle plans and 5 maps, plus 16 pages with 23 b/w illust. Hard cover, dj. Stamp of previous owner on both front endpapers, o/wise very good. 22 x 13.7.
A second Nelson.
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$10

31997
POPE, Dudley
ENGLAND EXPECTS

London. 1998. Chatham. Paperback reprint of the 1957 original. 368 PP with 1 cutaway of the Victory, 2 charts, 16 diagrams and 20 tail pieces or text illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21.5 x 13.8. 1861760744
Nelson and the Trafalgar campaign.
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$15

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

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

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

43974
REGAN, Geoffrey
THE GUINNESS BOOK OF MILITARY BLUNDERS

London. 1995. Guinness Publishing. 11th reprint of the 1991 original. (4), 188 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 25 x 19. 0851129617
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$10

50537
REGAN, Geoffrey
THE GUINNESS BOOK OF NAVAL BLUNDERS

London. 1994. Guinness Publishing. 2nd reprint of the 1993 original. (6), 186 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 25 x 19. 0851127134
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$15

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

Paris. 1967. Larousse. 1st Ed. (4), 156, (3 publications) PP with 26 head pieces (signalling flags) and b/w illustrations (portraits, engravigs, paintings and photographs), plus 16 pages with 19 colour plates. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title (dulled) on spine. French text. Faint foxing. Fine. 23.7 x 17.8.
From Antonio Alaminos and Roald Amundsen Ferdinand Wrangel and Carlo Zeno.
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$30

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

London. 1895. Seeley. 1st Ed. IV, 379 PP, plus 8 b/w plates. Fp: Kidnapped. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Very good. 19.7 x 14.
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$30

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

London. 1911. John Murray. 1st Ed., 5th year of issue. Edited by Alan H. BURGOYNE. 342, (XXIV adverts.) PP with 10 plans, plus 16 b/w plates with 2 plans, and 14 illustrations by Oscar Parkes. Fp: H.M.S. Orion. Eps: Adverts. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Spine lightly sunned. Ex library copy with 2 unobtrusive stamps. Fold of front endpaper split. Foxing spots on outside edges and few pages. Very good. 22.4 x 14.5.
Published on October 21st (Trafalgar Day) 1911.
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$50

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

London. 1912. John Murray. 1st Ed., 6th year of issue. Edited by Alan H. BURGOYNE. 392, (XIV adverts.) PP with 12 plans, plus 14 b/w plates. All illustrations by Oscar Parkes. Fp: H.M.S. King George V. Eps: Adverts. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Spine lightly sunned. Ex library copy with 2 unobtrusive stamps. Fold of front endpaper split. Foxing spots on outside edges and few pages. Very good. 22.4 x 14.5.
Published on October 21st (Trafalgar Day) 1912.
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$50

44590
ROYAL NAVY
THE NAVY LEAGUE ANNUAL 1915-16 (corrected to January 31st, 1916)

London. 1916. John Murray. 1st Ed., 8th year of issue. Edited by Robert YERBURGH, Archibald HURD & Gerard FIENNES. 388, (XX adverts.) PP, plus 19 plates with 22 b/w photos. Eps: Adverts. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Spine sunned and with a repaired tear to the cloth. Ex library copy with 2 unobtrusive stamps. Fold of front endpaper partially split. Foxing spots on outside edges and some pages. Very good. 22.4 x 14.5.
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$50

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

London. 1908. Navy League. 1st Ed., 2nd year of issue. Edited by Alan H. BURGOYNE. 278 PP (34 adverts.) with 8 plans and 20 b/w plates. Fp: H.M.S. Indomitable. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, all edges gilt. Spine lightly sunned. Occasional foxing. Very good. 22.4 x 14.5.
Progress of the British Navy. Progress of Foreign Navies. The Dual Alliance (France/Russia). The Triple Alliance (Germany/Italy/Austria). ... Chapter XII: The Australian Naval Defence, by Captain R. Muirhead-Collins. ...
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$100

32492
SANDERSON, Michael
SEA BATTLES - A Reference Guide

Melbourne. 1975. Wren Publishing. 1st Australian Ed. 199 PP with 50 maps & plans, and 76 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 24.6 x 19. 085885192X
Accounts of over 250 battles spanning 2,000 years: from Aboukir Bay (The Nile) on 1st of August 1798, to the Zuyder Zee (Enkhuizen) on 11th of October 1573.
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$10

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

Dunkerque. 1950. Ateliers et Chantiers de France. 1st edition limited to 2000 copies. 119, (3) PP with over 80 b/w illustrations and 12 colour plates on full page (watercolours by Albert Sebille). Fp: Chantier Naval sous Louis XIV. Card covers (reinforced/repaired at spine) with a decorative crest of Dunkirk on the front. Light foxing of covers and small bump on bottom right page corners. French text. A very good clean copy. Scarce. Large format: 31 x 24.5.
Dunkirk and Naval shipbuilding since its founding.
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$45

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

London. 1992. Airlife. 1st UK Ed. XII, 184 PP plus 24 pages with 49 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 22.6 x 15. 1853102253
From the camels and elephants used by Alexander the Great, to the modern equipment provided by landing ships, helicopters, cargo planes and containers.
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$20

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

Stockholm. 1998. Vasamuseet Och Skoklosters Slott. 1st Ed. 107 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Text in Swedish, German and English. New. Oblong: 19.8 x 20.8. 9197257745
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$10

49068
SNIDER, C. H. J.
IN THE WAKE OF THE EIGHTEEN-TWELVERS. Fights & Flights of Frigates & Fore-'n'-afters in the War of 1812-1815 on the Great Lakes

London. 1913. The Bodley Head. 1st Ed. XXI, (3), 292, (24 publications) PP, plus 31 b/w plates (5 of them maps). Fp: The Royal George and the waterspiders. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Few foxing spots on outside edges. Fine. 19.4 x 13.5.
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$15

47612
SPECTOR, Ronald H.
AT WAR AT SEA: Sailors and Naval Combat in the Twentieth Century

London. 2001. Viking. 1st UK edition. XIV, (2), 464 PP with 1 battle diagram and 6 maps, plus 16 pages with 47 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24.2 x 16.2. 0670860859
Battles: Tsushima, Jutland...
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$15

44352
SSEMENOW, Wladimir
DIE SCHLACHT BEI TSUSCHIMA

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

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

London. 1988. Ian Allan Ltd. 1st Ed. (edited by Eric Grove). 224 PP with 60 detailed maps & 150 bw selected photos. Title spread: the German Navy "Prinz Eugen". Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Stamp of the Devonport Maritime Museum and donation vignette on FFEP and one stamp on the rear endpaper, o/wise a near fine copy. 24.2 x 17.8. 0711015961
10 crucial naval engagements of World War II: Battle of the River Plate, Attack on Taranto, Battle of Matapan, Sinking of Hood and Bismarck, Sinking of Prince of Wales and Repulse, Escape of Scharnhorst and Gneisenau, Battle of the Coral Sea, Battle of Midway, Battle of the Barents Sea, Sinking of Scharnhorst.
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$25

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

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

11429
TERRAINE, John
TRAFALGAR

London. 1976. Sidgwick & Jackson. 1st Ed. 205, (3 index), (1 source) PP with many b/w illustrations (plans, maps, paintings, ..) and 18 colour plates. Half-title page: Facsimile of the London Gazette, Nov. 6, 1805, on the Victory at Trafalgar. Title spread: The Redoutable at Trafalgar. FEP: Map of West Indies and Mediterranean Sea. REP: Position of the combined forces of France and Spain. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket with piece missing at head of sine. Newspaper clippings loosely inserted. Very good. 25.5 x 19. 0283982365
England's war at sea against Napoleon, culminating with his defeat at Trafalgar.
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$15

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

London. 1998. Wordsworth Editions. Paperback edition of the 1976 original, in the Wordsworth Military Library series. 205 PP, (3 Index), (1 source) with many b/w illust. (plans, maps, paintings, ..), plus 1 map of West Indies and Mediterranean Sea, and 1 battle plan showing the position of the combined forces of France and Spain. Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing. Fine. 24.5 x 19. 1853266868
England's war at sea against Napoleon, culminating with his defeat at Trafalgar.
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$5

43812
THIESS, Frank
TSUSHIMA - Der Roman eines Seekrieges

Berlin. 1941. Paul Zsolnay Verlag. Reprint of the 1936 original. 516 PP, plus 1 folded map Libau to Tsushima, 1 map of Tsushima Strait and 5 battle diagrams at the rear of book. Cloth cover, title on spine. Slight ageing of paper. Near fine. German text in Gothic script. 20.4 x 13.
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$10

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

Amsterdam. 1979 to 1981. Time-Life Books. 1st or 2nd printing of the European English language edition . 22 volumes, a total of 3872 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Together with 4 charts and 4 illustrations of Sailing Ships. Simile leather covers, colour illustration pasted down on front cover. A few volumes few with lightly sunned spines. Occasional foxing. Near fine. Sold as a set. 28.7 x 24.
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$175

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

London. 1996. Chatham Publishing. 1st Ed. 224 PP with 1 map, 8 charts, 13 plans of battles, 26 sketch-plans, and 174 b/w illustrations. Title-page: Battle of the Nile, 1st August 1798. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing. Fine. 26.7 x 20.2. 1861760035
Nelson and Sea Power. The guns, the ships and the tactics. Battles: Cape St Vincent, the Nile (Aboukir), Copenhagen, Trafalgar.
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$15

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

London. 2002. Conway Maritime Press. 1st Ed. 208 PP with b/w illustrations. Fp: The barque-rigged merchantman Rona. Hard cover, pict. dj. Fine. 27.5 x 20. 0851779255
12 feature articles: Naval surgery in the Time of Nelson by Surgeon Admiral Sr James Watt ... Marine Plates from the Microcosm... The most uncomfortable ship: A Voyage aboard the Polly Woodside in 1904, by Ann Gibson.
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$15

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

Cambridge, Mass. 1973. The MIT Press. 1st paperback edition. XVI, 266 PP with 5 figures. Soft cover. Rubbed spine. Fine. 22.8 x 15. 0262560127
11 papers on: The future of the submarine launched ballistic missile fleet. Antisubmarine warfare and arms control measures...
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$5

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

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

22663
USHERWOOD, Stephen (editor)
THE GREAT ENTERPRISE, The History of the Spanish Armada

London. 1978. The Folio Society. 1st Ed. 192 PP, plus 24 pages with 15 colour and 16 bw illust. Fp (in colour): The Armada Jewel. FEP: The Battle of Gravelines. REP: Launch of Fireships on the Armada at Gravelines. Cloth cover, gilt decorated front cover (medal struck to commemorate victory over the Armada). Fine. 25 x 15.7.
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$10

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

London. 1984. Conway / Lloyd's of London Press. 1st Ed. 190 PP, (2 Index) with 132 b/w illust. (plan, paintings, photos...) in text. Fp: The Atlantic Conveyor in her aircraft ferry role. Hard cover, dj. Signature of previous owner on FFEP, o/wise fine. 25 x 19. 0851772986
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$15

40507
WALDER, David
NELSON - A Biography

New York. 1978. The Dial Press/James Wade. 1st US edition. XXII, 538 PP with 1 family tree and 3 battle plans, plus 16 pages with 33 b/w illustrations. Cloth cover, dj. Slight ageing of paper on outside edges. Near fine. 24 x 16.2. 0803764316
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$15

67300
WALKER, Bryce (editor)
THE ARMADA

London. 2004. Caxton Publishing Group / Time-Life Books. 1st Caxton edition of the 1981 original, in The Seafarers series. 176 PP with b/w and colour illust. Title page: Medal struck in the reign of Queen Elizabeth I. Eps: map of the Channel. Laminated pictorial boards, dj. Fine. 28.7 x 24. 9781844471119
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$15

37638
WALKER, Bryce (editor)
THE ARMADA

Amsterdam. 1985. Time-Life Books. 4th European English language printing of the 1981 original, in The Seafarers series. 176 PP with b/w and colour illust. Title page: Medal struck in the reign of Queen Elizabeth I. FEP: Map of the Channel. Simile leather covers, colour illustration pasted down on front cover. Fine. 28.7 x 24. 705406342
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$10

37637
WALKER, Bryce (editor)
THE ARMADA

Amsterdam. 1982. Time-Life Books. 1st European English language printing of the 1981 original, in The Seafarers series. 176 PP with b/w and colour illust. Title page: Medal struck in the reign of Queen Elizabeth I. Eps: Map of the Channel. Simile leather covers, colour illustration pasted down on front cover. Fine. 28.7 x 24. 705406342
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$10

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

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

Newton Abbot. 1976. David & Charles. 1st Ed. 159 PP with 5 maps, 6 plans and 50 b/w illust. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24.7 x 19. 0715372661
Spanish Armada - Anson and the Spanish Treasure - The British take Manila... Jutland.
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$10

44576
WARNER, Oliver
GREAT SEA BATTLES

London. 1968. Spring Books / Hamlyn. Reprint of the 1963 original. 304 PP with 48 colour and 398 bw illust. (maps, charts, paintings, photos ..). Fp: Paul Jones in the Bonhomme Richard engaged with Pearson in the Serapis at the Battle of Flamborough Head. Illustrated endpapers. Blue cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Top corner of half-title page and frontispiece clipped. Very good. 32.2 x 24.8.
From the Battle of Lepanto in 1571 to the Battle of Leyte Gulf in 1944.
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$15

19277
WARNER, Oliver
GREAT SEA BATTLES

London. 1968. Spring Books / Hamlyn. Reprint of the 1963 original. 304 PP with 48 colour and 398 bw illust. (maps, charts, paintings, photos ..). Fp: Paul Jones in the Bonhomme Richard engaged with Pearson in the Serapis at the Battle of Flamborough Head. Illust. endpapers. Blue cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Foxing on the first and last pages, o/wise very good. 32.2 x 24.8.
From the Battle of Lepanto in 1571 to the Battle of Leyte Gulf in 1944.
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$5

47467
WARNER, Oliver
GREAT SEA BATTLES

London. 1968. Spring Books / Hamlyn. Reprint of the 1963 original. 304 PP with 48 colour and 398 bw illust. (maps, charts, paintings, photos ..). Fp: Paul Jones in the Bonhomme Richard engaged with Pearson in the Serapis at the Battle of Flamborough Head. Illustrated endpapers. Blue cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Sello tape marks on endpapers. Faint foxing spots on outside edges. Newspaper clippings loosely inserted. Very good. 32.2 x 24.8.
From the Battle of Lepanto in 1571 to the Battle of Leyte Gulf in 1944.
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$10

19276
WARNER, Oliver
GREAT SEA BATTLES

London. 1968. Spring Books / Hamlyn. Reprint of the 1963 original. 304 PP with 48 colour and 398 bw illust. (maps, charts, paintings, photos ..). Fp: Paul Jones in the Bonhomme Richard engaged with Pearson in the Serapis at the Battle of Flamborough Head. Illustrated endpapers. Blue cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Spine of dust jacket lightly sunned. Very good. 32.2 x 24.8.
From the Battle of Lepanto in 1571 to the Battle of Leyte Gulf in 1944.
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$20

35694
WARNER, Oliver
GREAT SEA BATTLES

London. 1970. Spring Books / Hamlyn. 2nd impression of the 1968 edition (1963 original). 304 PP with 48 colour and 398 bw illust. (maps, charts, paintings, photos ..). Fp: Paul Jones in the Bonhomme Richard engaged with Pearson in the Serapis at the Battle of Flamborough Head. Illustrated endpapers. Blue cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Few foxing spots on endpapers. Near fine. 32.2 x 24.8. 0600016501
From the Battle of Lepanto in 1571 to the Battle of Leyte Gulf in 1944.
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$10

44546
WARNER, Oliver
GROSSE SEESCHLACHTEN

Oldenburg / Hamburg. 1963. Gerhard Stalling. 1st German edition, translation by Siegfried H. Engel and Witram Plaas of the 1963 English original Great Sea Battles. 304 PP with 48 colour and 398 b/w illustrations (maps, charts, paintings, photos ...). Fp: Paul Jones in the Bonhomme Richard engaged with Pearson in the Serapis at the Battle of Flamborough Head. Illustrated endpapers. Blue cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (chipped). Dust jacket faded close to the spine. A few foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. German text. Large format: 32.2 x 28.5.
26 Great Sea Battles: from the Battle of Lepanto in 1571 to the Battle of Leyte Gulf in 1944.
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$15

19340
WARNER, Oliver
NELSON

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

20484
WARNER, Oliver
A PORTRAIT OF LORD NELSON

London. 1959. Reprint Society. Reprint of the 1958 original. XX, 331 PP with 2 battle plans and 4 facsimile of letters & signatures plus 4 pages with 8 bw illust. FEP: Plan of Attack of the Battle of the Nile. REP: A plan of the Battle of Copenhagen. Hard cover, dj (rubbed). Foxing, o/wise very good. 19 x 12.6.
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$5

49711
WARNER, Oliver
TRAFALGAR

London. 1971. Pan Books. Third paperback printing of the 1959 original, in the British Battles series. 192 PP with 1 map, 1 plan, 1 facsimmile of a document, 4 drawings, plus 12 pages with 19 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Few foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. 17.8 x 11. 0330201646
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$5

19880
WARNER, Oliver
TRAFALGAR

London. 1961. B.T. Batsford Ltd. Second impression of the 1959 original. 184 PP with 1 map, 1 plan, 1 facsimile of a document and 4 drawings, plus 24 pages with 33 b/w plates. Fp: The Victory at Trafalgar. Cloth cover, dj (price clipped). Light foxing, o/wise fine. 22.8 x 15.2.
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$15

63302
WARNER, Oliver
TRAFALGAR

London. 1966. Pan Books. Paperback printing of the 1959 original, in the British Battles series. 192 PP with 1 map, 1 plan, 1 facsimmile of a document, 4 drawings, plus 12 pages with 19 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Few foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. 17.8 x 11.
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$5

65089
WARNER, Oliver
TRAFALGAR

London. 1969. Pan Books. Second printing of the paperback edition of the 1959 original, in the British Battles series. 192 PP with 1 map, 1 plan, 1 facsimmile of a document, 4 drawings, plus 12 pages with 19 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Foxing. Very good. 17.8 x 11. 330201646
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$5

51771
WARWICK, Peter
VOICES FROM THE BATTLE OF TRAFALGAR

Newton Abbot. 2005. David and Charles. 1st Ed., with a foreword by Dr Colin White. 320 PP with 5 battle diagrams and 34 b/w illustrations. Fp: Nelson. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 24 x 16. 0715320009
Explores the battle from the British, French and Spanish perspectives, the tactics and the individual acts of bravery, as well as daily life in the navies of the age.
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$20

20945
WELCH, John
FAMOUS SEA BATTLES

London. 1964. Arthur Barker. 1st Ed. 208 PP with 29 illustrations by Derek Williams. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price-clipped). Dust jacket lightly rubbed. Occasional foxing. Very good. 22.2 x 14.5.
From the 1st English naval battle against the Danes, at Poole in 897 to the Battle of the Atlantic 1939-1943.
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37613
WHIPPLE, A.B.C. (editor)
FIGHTING SAIL

Amsterdam. 1979. Time-Life Books. 2nd European English language printing of the 1978 original, in The Seafarers series. 176 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Title page: Commemorative medal on the Battle of Trafalgar. Eps: Map of European waters, during the Napoleonic wars . Simile leather covers, colour illustration pasted down on front cover. Fine. 28.7 x 24. 0705406210
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37612
WHIPPLE, A.B.C. (editor)
FIGHTING SAIL

Amsterdam. 1979. Time-Life Books. 1st European English language printing of the 1978 original, in The Seafarers series. 176 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Title page: Commemorative medal on the Battle of Trafalgar. Eps: Map of European waters, during the Napoleonic wars . Simile leather covers, colour illustration pasted down on front cover. Light foxing of first 4 leaves, o/wise near fine. 28.7 x 24. 0705406210
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40673
WHITE, Colin (editor)
THE NELSON COMPANION

London. 1997. Bramley Books. Reprint of the 1995 original. XIV, 228 PP with 102 b/w illust., plus 8 pages with 13 colour photos. FEP: A first World War souvenir handkerchief attempting to invoke the spirit of Nelson. REP: HMS Victory during the great restoration of 1922 to 1927. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Fine. 24.8 x 17.5. 1858337658
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58175
WHITE, Colin (editor)
THE NELSON COMPANION

London. 1997. Bramley Books. Reprint of the 1995 original. XIV, 228 PP with 102 b/w illust., plus 8 pages with 13 colour photos. FEP: A first World War souvenir handkerchief attempting to invoke the spirit of Nelson. REP: HMS Victory during the great restoration of 1922 to 1927. Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. 24.8 x 17.5. 1858337658
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44827
WHITING, Roger
THE ENTERPRISE OF ENGLAND - The Spanish Armada

London. 1988. Alan Sutton. 1st Ed. 248 PP with 97 b/w illustrations (maps, engravings, playing cards). Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 25.2 x 17.5. 0862994764
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52012
WHITLOCK, Peter & PEARCE, William
H.M.S. VICTORY AND ADMIRAL LORD NELSON

Portsmouth. c. 1989. Royal Naval Museum. Reprint. 24 PP with 8 colour photos, and 29 colour illustrations. Inside front cover: Lord Nelson's Prayer. Pictorial soft cover. Top corner of back cover with a crease. Near fine. 29.8 x 20.8.
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18085
WILKINSON, Clennell
NELSON

London. 1931. George G. Harrap & Co. Reprint (October 1931) of the August 1931 original. IX, 322 PP plus 22 plates with 3 battle plans and 20 bw illust. Fp: portrait of Nelson by Mathew Keymer. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine (sunned), bookplate of previous owner on front endpaper. Hinges a little weak, light foxing on preliminaries, o/wise very good. 22.2 x 14.2.
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21012
WINTON, John (editor)
THE WAR AT SEA 1939-1945 - An Anthology of Personal Experience selected and edited by John Winton

London. 1994. Pimlico. Reprint of the 1967 original. Volume I in the Freedom's Battle series. XX, 416 PP, plus 16 pages with 17 bw photos. Pictorial soft cover. Foxing on outside edges, o/wise very good. 23.3 x 15.2. 071266064X
The contributors: Winston Churchill, John Masefield, C.S. Forester, ..
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41510
WOODMAN, Richard
THE SEA WARRIORS - Fighting Captains and Frigate Warfare in the Age of Nelson

London. 2001. Constable. 1st Ed. XVI, 384 PP with 5 maps, plus 16 pages with 33 b/w illustrations (21 portraits). Eps: sails plan of HMS Seahorse 1794. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24 x 16. 1841191833
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