55995
ADKINS, Lesley & Roy
JACK TAR - Life in Nelson's Navy

London. 2008. Little, Brown. 1st Ed. L, 429 PP with 19 maps and plans, plus 16 pages with 28 b/w illustrations and colour photos. Eps: Royal Navy recruiting. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24 x 16. 9781408700549
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$30

69654
AGAR, Captain Augustus
FOOTPRINTS IN THE SEA

London. 1959. Evans Brothers. 1st Ed. 336 PP, plus 32 pages with 1 map and 46 b/w photos. Fp: The Author. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Spine and top of covers sunned. Slight ageing of paper. Very good. 22.5 x 14.
Memoirs. Born 1890 in Ceylon, on the tea plantation of his father. Joined the Royal Navy on H.M.S. Britannia... WWI (including evacuation of troops on Gallipoli Peninsula), WWII.
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$30

70804
AKERS, T. H.
THE LOG OF THE COMMISSION of H.M.S. "ASTRAEA", on the Mediterranean and China Stations

La Vergne, TN, USA. c. 2010. Nabu Public Domain Reprint. A Nabu facsimile reprint of the 1902 original. (2), 134, (6 blank) PP with tables. Soft cover, title on front cover. Near fine. 24.5 x 19. 9781294371373
Sailed from Chatham 22 June 1899. Mediterranean Station: 3rd July to 18 September 1900. China Station: Mid October 1900 to April 1902. Returned to Chatham on 23rd May 1902.
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$30

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

London. c. 1960. Rockliff. 1st Ed. Background Book No. 3, in The Rockliff New Project series. 32 PP with 11 figures (4 period engravings and 7 drawings) . Soft cover. Rear cover with small chip. Ink stain on the inside of front cover and title page, o/wise good. 21.5 x 14.
Sir Francis Drake, Sir Martin Frobisher, the Hawkins Family...
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$5

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

London. 2016. Simon & Schuster UK Ltd. 1st UK paperback edition. 655, (3) PP with 9 maps, plus 32 pages with 64 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Spine with faint creases. Very good. 19.8 x 13. 9781471158261
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$10

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

London. 1927. Ernest Benn Limited. 1st Ed. (8), 360, X, PP with 1 musical score and 5 drawings, plus 34 plates with 48 b/w illustrations, and a folded map of the Dardanelles and a folded chart of the South West Pacific). Fp: Portrait of the author. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Faint foxing and light wear to covers, o/wise a fine copy. 22.7 x 14.5.
Pacific Islands between December 1891 and February 1894 (Australia, New Zealand, New Caledonia, New Hebrides ...). Dardanelles and Gallipoli landing...
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$60

67199
ANNIS, P. G. W.
NAVAL SWORDS, British and American Naval Edged Weapons 1660-1815

London . 1970. Arms and Armour Press. 1st Ed. 80 PP with 57 b/w illustrations. Fp: Late 17th-century Scallop Shell Hilted Hanger. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket with repaired chips. Fine. 22 x 14.
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$35

40518
ARMSTRONG, Thomas
DOVER HARBOUR

London. 1949. Collins. 5th impression of the 1942 original. 576 PP. Eps: Maps of Straits of Dover, the Downs and town and fortifications of Dover. Cloth cover. Spine sunned. Ageing of paper. Stamp of previous owner on title page, and his signature on half title page. Good. 20.4 x 13.5.
Historical novel, set at the time of the French revolution and Napoleon Empire.
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$10

18589
ARMSTRONG, Warren
FREEDOM OF THE SEAS

London. 1943. Jarrolds. 1st Ed. 160 PP, plus 32 pages with 31 b/w illust. (4 paintings, 27 photos). Fp: A Greek Caique mine-sweeping in the Mediterranean. Cloth cover (worn). Spine dulled, renewed endpapers, ageing of paper, o/wise very good. 21.6 x 14.
The survival of the free world, thanks to the sacrifice of the Navy to preserve the freedom of the seas.
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$10

69688
ARNOLD-FORSTER, Mark & ThamesTelevision
THE WORLD AT WAR

London. 1974. Book Club Associates. 1st Book Club edition of the 1973 original. X, 340 PP with 26 maps, plus 32 pages with 66 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj (rubbed). Very good. 23.5 x 15.5.
World WAR II, with its Chronology between pages 294 and 315.
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$10

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

Canberra. 1974. Roebuck Book. 1st edition. Foreword by Major-General Cullen. Roebuck Society Publication No. 13. X, 196 PP, plus 20 pages with b/w illustrations (4 cartoons and 36 photos). FEP: Map of Eastern Mediterranean Sea. REP: Map of Cyrenaica. Pictorial hard covers, dj. Fine. 25.1 x 18.2. 0909434042
Jewish Palestinian troops with the British Army (Royal Army Service Corps): Egypt, Libya, Malta, Italy.
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$35

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

London. 1996. Hodder & Stoughton. 1st Ed. XII, 292 PP, plus 16 pages with 29 b/w photos. Eps: Crew of H.M.S. Barham. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24 x 16. 0340623012
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$10

71421
ASHLEY, Mike (editor)
THE WORLD GREATEST MASTER AND COMMANDER STORIES

London. 2005. Magpie Books. 1st soft cover edition of the 2001 original. Preface by Mike Ashley, editor. Introduction by David Donachie. XX, 492 PP. Pictorial stiff covers. Slight ageing of paper. Spine with a crease. Very good. 23.4 x 15.3. 9781845191778
An Anthology. 22 tales from the Glory days of Sail, during the Napoleonic wars.
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$20

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

Horncastle, Lincs. 2010. Mortons Media Group / Aviation Classics. Edited by Jarrod Cotter. 132 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (artworks, drawings, plans, photos). Pictorial soft covers. Fine. 29.7 x 21. 9781906167387
Celebrating the Avro Vulcan XH558's 50th Anniversary since entering RAF service.
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$15

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

Horncastle, Lincs. 2011. Mortons Media Group / Aviation Classics. Edited by Tim Callaway. 132 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (artworks, drawings, plans, photos). Pictorial soft covers. Fine. 29.7 x 21. 9781906167578
Complete military history of the incredibly versatile Wooden Wonder.
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$15

70907
AVIATION CLASSICS
DOUGLAS: DC-3 / C-47 DAKOTA - Aviation Classics, Issue No.22

Horncastle, Lincs. 2013. Mortons Media Group / Aviation Classics. Edited by Tim Callaway. 132 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (artworks, drawings, plans, photos). Pictorial soft covers. Fine. 29.7 x 21. 9781909128019
The complete story of the immortal Dakota, the greatest Transport Aircraft in aviation history.
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$20

70909
AVIATION CLASSICS
Supermarine SPITFIRE - Aviation Classics

Horncastle, Lincs. 2016. Mortons Media Group / Aviation Classics. 2nd edition in the Aviation Classics. Edited by Jarrod Cotter. 132 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (artworks, drawings, plans, photos). Pictorial soft covers. Fine. 29.7 x 21. 9781909128910
Special 2nd edition to celebrate 80 years of the Spitfire.
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$10

51600
BACHRACH, Harriet (editor)
JUTLAND LETTERS June-October 1916 from Commodore C. E. LE MESURIER RN to his wife Florence, from the Grand Fleet in Scapa Flow

Salisbury, Wilts. 2006. Wessex Books. 1st Ed., with a foreword by Major General Julian Thompson. IV, 166 PP with 4 maps and 52 b/w illustrations (cartoons, drawings, photos). Inside covers: diagrams of the Battle of Jutland. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 25 x 17. 1903035260
Affectionate letters from a Royal Navy Commodore on board HMS Calliope, to his beloved wife, following the Battle of Jutland, 31 May 1916. With a recollection by their son, E. K. Le Mesurier RN, Captain of HMS Belfast 1948-1950.
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$20

35145
BACON, Admiral Sir Reginald & McMURTRIE, Francis E.
MODERN NAVAL STRATEGY

London. 1941. Frederick Muller. Second edition, revised in June 1941 of the 1940 original. XII, 13-216 PP with 17 figures, plus 3 maps (1 folded). Cloth cover. War economy paper, stamp of previous owner (Naval Historian Jürg Meister) on front endpaper, spine faded. Dedicatory note to Archibald Hurd signed by Reginald Bacon on verso of front endpaper. Very good. Scarce. 22.3 x 14.3.
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$25

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

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

St Leonards-on-Sea, East Sussex. 2014. HPC Publishing / Warships International Fleet Review. Special edition of Warships International Fleet Review. 68 PP with colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. New. 29.6 x 21.
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$15

46148
BARTIMEUS
GREAT SECURITY

London. 1930. Cassell. Popular edition of the 1925 original. (12), 300 PP. Cloth cover, decoration on front board. Foxing spots on outside edges and few pages. Renewed endpapers. Very good. 19.2 x 12.8.
Sketches of life at sea before WWI.
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$15

61908
BARTIMEUS
MALTA INVICTA

London. 1943. Chatto & Windus. 4th impression. 32 PP, plus 8 pages with 9 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Small crease at top corner of front cover. War economy paper. Near fine. 19.8 x 13.
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$15

48133
BARTIMEUS
UNDER SEALED ORDERS. A Naval Adventure

London. 1958. The Children's Press. Reprint. 256 PP, with 4 illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket with pieces missing. Foxing throughout, o/wise good. 20 x 14.
HMS Vengeance, Royal Navy and African jungle in the late 19th century
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$10

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

München. 1975. J. F. Lehmanns. Contains article from P.328 to 344 with 1 table. Pictorial soft cover (Destroyer HMS Sheffield D 80). Near fine. German text. 24 x 17.
The fate of the Latvian merchant ships during World War II.
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$10

65133
BASTABLE, Jonathan
VOICES FROM D-DAY

London. 2005. David & Charles. 1st paperback edition of the 2004 original. 320 PP with b/w illustrations (1 location map, 1 map and 27 photos). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 23.4 x 15.6. 0715322044
Eye-witness accounts of 6th June 1944.
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$15

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

London. 1915. The Illustrated London News and Sketch Ltd. P.581 - 612 PP with b/w illustrations (paintings, photos, portraits). Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. Large format: 40 x 28.5.
The War and the Royal Academy: 9 pages with 20 paintings. 2 pages with 52 portraits of "Dead on the Field of Honour: Officers killed in Action". ... Ypres in Belgium - War in South West Africa - Euphrates Valley - Cameroon ...
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$40

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

London. 1989. John Murray. 1st Ed. (X), 284 PP with 18 maps & battle plans, plus 8 pages with 14 b/w illust. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Fine. 24 x 16. 0719547067
Biography of this soldier, turned sailor: actions during the English Civil War, the Dutch, the Spanish in the Mediterranean.
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$15

67147
BAYNHAM, Henry
FROM THE LOWER DECK - The Old Navy 1780-1840

London. 1969. Hutchinson. 1st Ed. XII, 200 PP, plus 12 pages with 15 b/w illust. & 1 folded plan of the full-rigged ship. Fp (in colour): Detail from "The Main Deck of a Man of War" by T. Sutherland. Cloth cover, dj (price-clipped). Near fine. 23.5 x 15. 09087790X
The Royal Navy viewed by men of the Lower Deck: John Nicol, Jack Nastyface, Samuel Leech,...
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$35

69798
BEARDOW, Keith
SAILORS IN THE RAF: The Story of the Marine Branch of the Royal AIR Force

London. 1993. Patrick Stephens Limited. 1st edition, with a forword by Air Vice-Marshal J. E. Johnson. 240 PP with b/w illustrations: 6 sets of RAF Marine Craft drawings and 95 photos. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Slight ageing of paper on top outside edge, o/wise fine. 24 x 16 1852604077
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$40

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

New York. 2005. Adamant Media Corporation. 1st in the "Elibron Classics Replica Edition". Unabridged facsimile of the 1804 original. (4), XV, 448 PP. Pictorial soft cover. Covers have been laminated. Fine. 21x 13.5. 9781402178382
Vol. III: Appendix to Volumes First and Second.
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$25

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

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

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

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

Wellingborough, UK. 1987. Patrick Stephens. 3rd Ed. of the 1982 original. 329 PP with maps, plans of ships, diagrams, and b/w photos. Title spread: Ark Royal and Illustrious, in late 1984. FEP: The Sharks in formation, flying the Gazelle HT 2. REP: Ballistic missile submarines. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Photo and part of text has been cut (removed) from the lower part of page 221/222, o/wise very good. 24 x 20. 0850598605
Royal Navy since 1945: organisation, role, warships... Naval equipment, weapons... Uniforms & insignia.
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$10

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

Cambridge, UK. 1982. Patrick Stephens. 1st Ed. 329 PP with maps, plans of ships, organigrams & bw photos. Title spread: superb also known as Super Bee. FEP: Southampton, a type 42 destroyers. REP: Hermes, manoeuvred by two tugs of the Royal Maritime Auxiliary Service. Hard cover, gilt title on spine. Near fine. 24 x 20. 0850595606
Royal Navy since 1945: organisation, role, warships... Naval equipment, weapons... Uniforms & insignia.
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$10

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

63187
BEAVER, Paul
MODERN ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS

Wellingborough. 1987. Patrick Stephens. 1st Ed. 136 PP with 48 drawnings by Bob Downey and Ian Sturton, 16 colour and 94 b/w photos. Title spread: SSBN Revenge. Pictorial soft cover. Name of previous owner on half-title page. Very good. 19.8 x 13. 0850598613
Includes Royal Navy aircraft.
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$10

61697
BELFAST
HMS BELFAST - Guide

London. 1982. Imperial War Museum. No pagination, 16 PP with 16 colour photos. Inside front cover: sketch plan oh HMS Belfast. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 24.7 x 16.5.
Floating museum, Symons Wharf, London.
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$5

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

44681
BELL, Robert W. & LOCKERBIE, D. Bruce
IN PERIL ON THE SEA - A Personal Remembrance

New York. 1984. Doubleday / Christian Herald Association. 1st Ed. 284, (2 advert.) PP, plus 8 pages with 12 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Signature of previous owner at top of front endpaper. Foxing. Near fine. 21.5 x 14.5. 038518378X
Sinking of the SS West Lashaway by U-66 on 30th August 1942. Ordeal of 19 survivors...
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$10

10797
BENNETT, Geoffrey
THE BATTLE OF TRAFALGAR

Annapolis. 1978. Naval Institute Press. Reprint of the 1977 original. 256 PP with 23 maps, diagrams & illustrations, plus 8 pages with 19 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing. Near fine. 24.2 x 15.8. 0870219146
21st October, 1805.
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$10

38047
BENNETT, Geoffrey
NAVAL BATTLES OF THE FIRST WORLD WAR

London. 1974. Pan Books. 1st paperback edition, in the Grand Strategy series. X, 308 PP with 14 maps and diagrams, plus 24 pages with 54 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover (rubbed). Spine creased, ageing of paper, foxing spots on edges. Good reading copy. 19.7 x 12.8. 030238620
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$5

52473
BENNETT, Geoffrey
NAVAL BATTLES OF THE FIRST WORLD WAR

London. 1983. Pan Books. Reprint of the 1974 paperback edition, in the Grand Strategy series. X, 308 PP with 14 maps and diagrams, plus 8 pages with 18 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover (soiled). Spine creased, ageing of paper, foxing spots on edges. Good reading copy. 19.7 x 13. 0330238620
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$5

52660
BENNETT, Geoffrey
NAVAL BATTLES OF WORLD WAR II

London. 1975. B.T. Batsford. 1st Ed. Foreword by Admiral Arleigh Biurke, USN. (10), 254 PP with 23 maps and diagrams, plus 16 pages with 39 b/w photos. Hard cover, gilt title on spine. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Faint foxing on outside edges, o/wise fine. 22.2 x 14. 0713429976
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$5

43532
BENNETT, Geoffrey
NAVAL BATTLES OF WORLD WAR II

London. 1975. B.T. Batsford. 1st Ed. Foreword by Admiral Arleigh BURKE, USN. (10), 254 PP with 23 maps and diagrams, plus 16 pages with 39 b/w photos. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Faint foxing on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 22.2 x 14. 0713429976
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$15

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

19564
BENSTEAD, C.R.
SHALLOW WATERS

London. 1958. Robert Hale. 1st Ed. 304 PP, plus 18 pages with 28 b/w illust. Fp: The "Royal Sovereign". FEP: Map of the "Shallow Waters", British Isles. REP: Maps of the East Coast of England and of the Orkneys Islands. Hard cover. Ex-library copy with label at foot of spine, and stamp on title-page and its verso. Flap of dust jacket pasted down on half-title page. Three other stamps in the margins, not affecting text. A very good reading copy. 22.2 x 14.2.
A maritime history of the British Isles: fishermen, life-boatmen, smugglers, pilots of Trinity House, men of the Royal Navy and the Merchant service...
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$10

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

London. 1974. Hamish Hamilton. 1st Ed. XII, 212 PP, plus 16 pages with 20 b/w illustrations. Eps: Seals. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 22 x 14. 241890349
In the 17th Century, the Royal Navy flourished under the guidance of Elizabeth I, Charles I & Charles II, but was neglected under James I & Oliver Cromwell.
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$10

38869
BETHELL, Nicholas
LE FRONT RUSSE

Amsterdam. 1980. Editions Time-Life. 1st French printing of the 1977 US original, in La Deuxième Guerre Mondiale series. 208 PP with 4 maps, 10 colour and 151 b/w illustrations. French text. Pictorial boards. Few foxing spots, o/wise fine. 28.8 x 24.
Barbarossa. Siege of Leningrad... Winter 1941.
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$10

51775
BINNS, Stewart
THE BRITISH EMPIRE IN COLOUR

London. 2002. Carlton Book. 1st Ed. 160 PP with over 150 colour illustrations. Title Spread: Taj Mahal. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Fine. 26 x 22. 1842225170
Lavishly illustrated and published to co-incide with the three-part TV documentary series. From the ex-patriots in the early 1900s in far flung imperial outposts, to the multicultural Britain of today.
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$15

40105
BLACKMAN, Raymond
THE MODERN WORLD BOOK OF SHIPS

London. c. 1950. Sampson Low, Marston & Co. 1st Ed. 160 PP with 304 b/w illustrations (drawings, engravings, paintings and photos), plus 8 colour plates. Fp: Yachts running before the wind with spinnakers set. Title page: cartoon. Illustrated hard covers, cloth spine, dj. Dust jacket with small chips. Near fine internally. 27.2 x 21.8.
Building a liner... Cargo Liners and Cargo-Passengers... Hunting treasure... Royal Navy. Warships.
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$10

45935
BLACKMAN, Raymond
THE MODERN WORLD BOOK OF SHIPS

London. c. 1950. Sampson Low, Marston & Co. 1st Ed. 160 PP with 304 b/w illustrations (drawings, engravings, paintings and photos), plus 4 colour plates. Fp: Yachts running before the wind with spinnakers set. Title page: cartoon. Illustrated hard covers, cloth spine. Covers protected by a clear plastic film. Very good. 27.2 x 21.8.
Building a liner... Cargo Liners and Cargo-Passengers... Hunting treasure... Royal Navy. Warships.
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$5

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

London. 1973. Macdonald & Jane's. 1st Ed. 208 PP with 104 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Note at top corner of front endpaper. Near fine. Oblong: 15 x 22. 035604596X
Aircraft carriers, commando carriers to auxiliary & ancillary vessels.
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$20

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

London. 1973. Macdonald & Jane's. 1st Ed. 208 PP with 104 bw photos. Illustrated plastic cover. Occasional foxing. Very good. Oblong: 15 x 22. 0356045978
Aircraft carriers, commando carriers to auxiliary & ancillary vessels. Picture gallery supplement of 5 aircraft, 9 helicopters, 6 missiles, 2 hovercraft.
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$10

40438
BLACKMORE, Howard L.
HUNTING WEAPONS

London. 1971. Barrie & Jenkins. 1st Ed., in Arms and Armour series. XXX, 401 PP with 137 b/w illustrations, plus 40 pages with 151 b/w photos. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj. Light foxing on outside edges and the first and last leaves. Note on front endpaper, o/wise near fine. 24.2 x 15.5. 0257656405
Swords, Knives and Bayonets, Staff Weapons...
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$20

30614
BLAKE, Clagette
CHARLES ELLIOT R.N. 1801-1875 - A Servant of Britain Overseas

London. 1960. Cleaver-Hume Press. 1st Ed. XV, 130 PP, plus 12 pages with 1 plan, 5 maps and 5 engravings. Fp: Admiral Sir Charles Elliot. Cloth cover, dj. (price clipped). Ageing of paper, o/wise near fine. 25.7 x 19.5.
Joined the Royal Navy on the Leviathan, in 1814. Protector of Slaves to British Guiana, 1830. Far Eastern trade and Opium war 1833 to 1841. Mission in Texas, in 1842 to oppose the annexation of this state by the USA. Governor of Bermuda, St Helena...
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$35

10658
BLAKE, George
BRITISH SHIPS AND SHIPBUILDERS

London. 1946. Collins. 1st Ed., in the Britain in Pictures series. 48 PP with 29 b/w illustrations, plus 8 colour plates. Decorated hard cover, dj. Near fine. 22.5 x 16.5.
The development of ships, and the people who design and build them.
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$20

69609
BLORE, Lieutenant-Commander Trevor
COMMISSIONED BARGES - The Story of the Landing Craft

London. 1945. Hutchinson & Co. 1st Ed. 216 PP, plus 16 pages with 16 b/w photos. Blue cloth cover, dulled spine. Internally a near fine copy of a scarce title. 23.5 x 15.5.
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$55

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

London. 1937. Navy Records Society. 1st Ed. Publications of the Navy Records Society, volume 77. Vol. I: X, 464, (14 members) PP, plus 1 b/w plate and 1 folded plate on the state and condition of the forts and settlements on the coast of Africa. Fp: Admiral The Hon. Samuel Barrington. Includes a folded table on the state and condition of the forts and settlement on the coast of Africa Navy blue/cream buckram buckram, gilt device on front cover and gilt title on spine. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 24.2 x 15.5.
Towards the peace of 1748 followed by his various commands: HMS Seahorse, 1748, HMS Crown, 1753, HMS Norwich, 1754, the war with France, HMS Achilles 1757...
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$25

14200
BONNETT, Stanley
THE PRICE OF ADMIRALTY, An Indictment of the Royal Navy 1805-1966

London. 1968. Robert Hale. 1st Ed. 272 PP plus 12 pages with 20 b/w illust. Hard cover, dj. Dedicatory note on front endpaper. Faint foxing on outside edges. Near fine. 22 x 14. 709104065
The cost to the Royal Navy after the Battle of Trafalgar, to 1966 when the Board of Admiralty was absorbed by the Ministry of Defence. Cost in terms of men: their achievements, their health and their dignity.
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$10

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

Laval, France. 1992. Editions Rives Reines 1st Ed. (6), 245, (5) PP with b/w illustrations (drawings, 1 musical score, facsimile of documents, 8 maps and 23 headpieces), plus 8 pages with 16 b/w illustrations. Eps: Lancastria. Cloth cover, dj. Name of previous owner at top of preliminary page, o/wise near fine French text. 22.7 x 15.5. 2909191036
Lancastria, 17 June 1940 sunk by Luftwaffe: 5000 to 7000 deaths. HMS Campbelltown and the U-Boat base at Saint Nazaire.
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$55

53973
BOWEN, Frank
FAMOUS SHIPS

London. c. 1946. Puffin / Penguin Books. 1st Ed. No. 39 in the Puffin Picture Book series. No pagination, 28 PP with b/w and colour illustrations by Frank Mason. Centrefold: The Victory at Trafalgar and the Victory today. Pictorial soft cover. Covers rubbed and worn at corner. Top corner of front cover missing. Occasional foxing, o/wise good. Oblong: 18.7 x 22.5.
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$10

42604
BOWEN, Frank C.
THE FLAG OF THE SOUTHERN CROSS 1939-1945

London. 1947. Shaw Savill & Albion. 1st Ed. (8), 72, (2) PP, plus 12 b/w plates. Title Page: House flag - in colour. Green hard cover, gilt decoration and title on front cover. Near fine. 22.2 x 14.2.
The record of WWII actions where Shaw Savill and Albion lost 473 sea-going staff & 4 shore staff.
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$20

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

London. 1947. Shaw Savill & Albion. 1st Ed. (8), 72, (2) PP, plus 12 b/w plates. Title Page: House flag. Cloth cover, gilt decoration and title on front cover (gilt dulled). Ex-library copy with some stamps and library markings on spine and endpapers, o/wise very good. 22.2 x 14.2.
The record of WWII actions where Shaw Savill and Albion lost 473 sea-going staff & 4 shore staff.
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$15

49843
BOWEN, Frank C.
THE KING'S NAVY

London. 1925. Methuen. 1st Ed. VIII, 252 PP with 9 drawings, plus 30 plates with 46 b/w photos by Stephen Cribb. Fp: Hoisting the Colours. Cloth cover, device and title on front cover and spine. Offsetting on endpapers. Foxing, o/wise very good. 22 x 17.
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$20

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

Portsmouth. C. 1970. Gieves Ltd. Facsimile reprint of the 1919 original. (8), 62 PP. Cloth cover, gilt device and title on front cover. Gilt lettering faded, o/wise near fine. 22 x 14.4.
Being a record of the circumstances under which the Victoria Cross, Conspicuous Gallantry, or Albert Medal were won by Petty Officers, Non-Commissioned Officers and Men of the Royal Navy, Royal Marines and the Reserve Forces during the years of War, 1914-1919.
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$15

19151
BRADFORD, Ernle
THE MIGHTY HOOD

London. 1977. Coronet. 4th impression by Coronet of the 1959 original. 224 PP with 1 ship plan, 1 table & 2 maps. Paperback. Very good. 17.8 x 11.
The life and death of the Royal Navy's proudest ship.
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$15

68405
BRADFORD, Ernle
THE STORY OF THE MARY ROSE

London. 1982. The Mary Rose Trust / Hamish Hamilton. 1st Ed. 207 PP with numerous b/w and 19 colour illustrations (engravings, paintings, photos, plans, sketches, ..). Title-page: The "Henry Grace à Dieu". Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Stamps and markings of "The Tasmanian Maritime and Folk Museum" on endpapers and title page. Endpapers reinforced at gutter. Very good reading copy. 25.3 x 19.5. 0241107687
The warship which sank without firing a shot, in an engagement against the French fleet. Her story and salvage.
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$10

70418
BRAHMS, Caryl & SHERRIN, Ned
BENBOW WAS HIS NAME

London. 1967. Hutchinson of London. 1st Ed. (10), 209 PP with 9 headpieces, plus 8 pages with 1 colour and 6 b/w illustrations. Fp (in colour): Admiral Benbow, by Sir Godfrey Kneller. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Library stamp on half title page and last page. Slight ageing of paper and foxing on outside edges. Very good. 21.( x 14.
A story of tall ships in battle compiled from literature of the sea and fashioned in a novel.
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$25

49111
BRASSEY, T. A. (editor)
INDEX TO JAMES' NAVAL HISTORY: Edition 1886, prepared by C. G. Toogood

London. 1895. The Navy Records Society. 1st Ed. Publications of the Navy Records Society, Volume IV. (X), 188 PP. Navy blue/cream buckram, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine. Prize bookplate to Sub-Lieutenant F.C. Darlet, R.N. pasted down on front endpaper. Slight ageing of paper. Foxing spots on outside edges and a few pages, o/wise very good. 23.2 x 15.5.
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$20

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

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

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

Newton Abbot. 1973. David & Charles. 1st Ed. 112 PP with 80 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. A little light foxing, o/wise near fine. 24.5 x 19.5. 0715359673
Eighty photographs, mainly from the National Maritime Museum, depicting British & North American naval, merchant & special purpose vessels of the period of transition from sail to steam.
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$10

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

London. 1968. Eyre & Spottiswoode. Reprint of the 1967 original. 390 PP, plus 16 pages with 23 b/w illustrations. Eps: map "The search for the Nile 1858-1863. Cloth cover, title on a vignette on spine. Vignette with title badly rubbed. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Slight ageing of paper and foxing. Very good reading copy. 22.8 x 14.5.
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$15

69863
BROMBY, Robin
GERMAN RAIDERS OF THE SOUTH SEAS

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

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

Greenwich. 1974. Navy Records Society.. 1st Ed. Publications of the Navy Records Society, Volume 119. L, 409, (7 publications) PP, plus 4 pages with facsimile title page of 4 pamphlets. Blue buckram, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 23 x 15.5.
25 pamphlets: on impressment, Marine Militia... Suggestions for improving the character of Merchant Seamen, and providing an efficient Naval Reserve.
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$10

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

London. 1974. Ian Allan. 2nd edition (completely reset) of the 1968 original. 160 PP, plus 64 pages with 136 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Near fine. 23.5 x 15.5. 0711005125
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$20

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

55744
BROWN, David
THE ROYAL NAVY AND THE FALKLANDS WAR

London. 1987. Leo Cooper. 1st Ed. 384 PP with 7 maps and 135 b/w photos, plus 8 pages with 16 colour photos. Eps: map of the Falklands Islands. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 25.2 x 19.5. 0850520592
Story of the fleet of vessels (Royal Navy, Royal Fleet Auxiliary, Merchant Navy) sent 7000 miles from England to take back the Falkland Islands in 1982.
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$35

51915
BROWNLEE, Walter
THE NAVY THAT BEAT NAPOLEON

Cambridge. 1980. C. U. P. .1st edition in the Cambridge Introduction to the History of Mankind series. 48 PP with b/w illustrations (engravings, photos, sketches & plans). Pictorial soft cover. Covers sunned close to the spine, o/wise near fine. Oblong: 20.2 x 21.2. 0521221455
Launched 1860 as a reply to the previous building of Gloire designed by Dupuy de Lome as a threat to the Royal Navy. Her brief career (1871-1884), her demise, and her restoration from 1979.
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$5

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

London. 1953. The Reprint Society. Reprint of the 1949 edition published by Wm. Collins. VIII, 309 PP. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Stamp of previous owner on front endpaper. Light foxing, o/wise very good. 18.8 x 13.
The dramatic story of Pepys' second secretaryship to the Admiralty 1683-1689. Voyage to Tangier in 1683, Imperial outpost and African stronghold of the Navy for 21 years, where he realized how decayed the Navy had become,...
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$5

16937
BRYANT, Arthur
SAMUEL PEPYS, The Saviour of the Navy

London. 1949. Collins. New Ed of 1938 orig. (12), 452 PP plus 6 plates. Fp: Samuel Pepys, Secretary of the Admiralty, aged about 54. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). Signature on FFEP. Light foxing on endpapers and outside edges. Very good. 22.5 x 14.5.
The dramatic story of Pepys' second secretaryship to the Admiralty 1683-1689. Voyage to Tangier in 1683, Imperial outpost and African stronghold of the Navy for 21 years, where he realized how decayed the Navy had become,...
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$15

19075
BRYANT, Arthur
SAMUEL PEPYS, The Years of Peril

London. 1952. Collins. 3rd reprint of the 1948 new edition, (orig. of 1935). XIV, 466 PP, plus 6 full-page plates. Fp: The Britannia of 1682. FEP: The Thames and Medway. REP: London under Charles II. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). Foxing on outside edges, o/wise very good. 22 x 14.2.
The rising Admiralty servant: 1669-1683.
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$20

69617
BRYANT, Arthur
THE TURN OF THE TIDE 1939-1943: A Study based on the Diaries and Autobiographical Notes of Field Marshall The Viscount Alanbrooke

London. 1958. The Reprint Society. Reprint of the 1957 original. X, 11-637 PP with 5 maps. Hard cover, gilt title on black vignette, on a slightly sunned spine, top edge tinted. Signature of previous owner on front endpaper. Very good. 19 x 12.7.
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$10

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

London. 1950. The Illustrated London News. No. 5793, Volume 216, 29 April 1950. 645-684 PP with advertisements and b/w illustrations (cut-aways, drawings & photos). Soft cover. Near fine. 37 x 26.
Madame Tussaud. The Royal Academy 1950: pictures by Mr. Winston Churchill. Escape from the twentieth century, by raft The Kon-Tiki expedition, by Thor Heyerdahl. Centrefold: A 20-knot Electric submarine. Marine Art at Greenwich.
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$15

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

London. 1953. The Illustrated London News. No. 5933, Volume 222, January 3, 1953. 1-36 PP with advertisements and b/w illustrations (cut-aways, drawings & photos). Centrefold: the Vickers Valiant. Stapled soft covers. Near fine. 37 x 26.
Dr. Alain Bombard and the crossing of the Atlantic on L'Heretique. The French liner Champollion wrecked off Beirut, 22nd December 1952. Capture of the second fossil fish Coelacanth. Dr. Hans Hass in the Red Sea...
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$15

64128
BRYANT, Arthur & FALLS, Cyril
THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS - May 18, 1940 - The War with Nazi Germany: the crisis has come: Belgium, Holland, France

London. 1940. The Illustrated London News. May 18, 1940. 645-676 PP. Contains articles between P. 645 and 671 with b/w illustrations (artworks, maps, photos). Centrefold: map of the Low Countries. Pictorial soft cover (Dutch Army machine gun crew). Staples removed. Very good. 37 x 26.
Invasion of Holland, Belgium, France. ... Bombing of Namsos, Norway.
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70698
BRYANT, Arthur & KENYON, Professor John
FREEDOM'S OWN ISLAND: The British Oceanic Expansion

London. 1986. Collins. 1st edition. Volume 2 in the "A History of Britain and the British People" series. (8), 568 PP with 1 genealogical tree and 7 maps or diagrams, plus 24 pages with 20 b/w plates for 21 illustrations. FEP: Map "Sir Francis Drake's circumnavigation of the world". REP: Map "Iberian Peninsular Wars". Hard cover, gilt title on vignette on spine, dj. Signature of previous owner on front endpaper, o/wise fine. 24 x 16. 0002174111
Chapter 13 "The Search for Stability", by Professor J. P. Kenyon.
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$35

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

London. 1935. The Navy Records Society. 1st Ed., Publications of the Navy Records Society, Volume 74. XXIX, 400 PP, plus 2 folded tables. Fp: Portrait of Vice-Admiral Nicholas Tomlinson. Navy blue/cream buckram, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine. Pages trimmed. Occasional foxing. Very good. 23.2 x 15.
Essay on manning the Royal Navy without recourse to Impressment. Essay on Timber Preservation.
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$20

30156
BULLOCKE, J. G. (editor)
THE TOMLINSON PAPERS - selected from the correspondence and pamphlets of Captain Robert Tomlinson, R.N., & Vice-Admiral Nicholas Tomlinson

London. 1935. The Navy Records Society. 1st Ed., Volume 74 of the publications of the Navy Records Society. XXIX, 400 PP, plus 2 folded tables. Fp: Portrait of Vice-Admiral Nicholas Tomlinson. Navy blue/cream buckram, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine. Partly uncut. Near fine. 24.2 x 16.5.
Essay on manning the Royal Navy without recourse to Impressment. Essay on Timber Preservation.
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$15

69796
BURDEN, Rodney A., DRAPER, Michael I., ROUGH, Douglas A. et al..
FALKLANDS: The Air War

London. 1987. Arms and Armour Press. Reprint of the 1986 original published by the British Aviation Research Group. Foreword by Janet McLeod. 480 PP with tables and hundreds of b/w illustrations (artworks, documents, silhouettes, maps and photos), plus 16 plates in colour with 43 photos and 51 Unit Badges. Eps: Map of the Falkland Islands. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Near fine. 25 x 19.5 0853688427
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$30

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

Camden, Maine. 2005. International Marine / McGraw-Hill. 1st Ed. X, 296 PP, plus 6 pages with 11 b/w illustrations. . Hard cover, gilt title on spine. Stamps of "University of Tasmania" on endpapers, title page and top outside edge. Rubbed patch at foot of spine. Internally very good. 23.5 x 15.5 0071430091
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$15

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

Liskeard, Cornwall. 1986. Maritime Books. 1st Ed. X, 11-208 PP with 1 bw crest, 115 bw photos of warships and 187 crests in colour. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 30.2 x 21.5. 0907771262
Badges covering H.M. Ships in commission, or being built, in 1986.
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$15

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

Liskeard, Cornwall. 1981. Maritime Books. 1st Ed. 112 PP with 3 silhouettes and 60 b/w photos. Pictorial card cover. Very good. 20.6 x 14.8. 0950632376
From the Royalist of the Rosario Class, launched 1861, to the Scylla of the Leander Class, launched 1968.
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$5

70064
BURNS, Lt. Cdr. K. V.
THE DEVONPORT DOCKYARD STORY

Liskeard, Cornwall. 1984. Maritime Books. 1st Ed., with an introduction by the Rt Hon Dr David Owen. 128 PP with 1 chart, 5 plans and 42 b/w photos. Pictorial card cover. Note on verso of title page signed by the author. Near fine. 24.3 x 17.6. 0907771149
From the Royalist of the Rosario Class, launched 1861, to the Scylla of the Leander Class, launched 1968.
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$20

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

49275
CALLENDER, Geoffrey
THE NAVAL SIDE OF BRITISH HISTORY

London. 1924. Christophers. 1st Ed. IX, 10-305 PP, plus 18 bw plates. Fp: Sir Francis Drake. Eps: The Globe, after the map made by Martin Behaim of Nuremberg 1492. Cloth cover, gilt vignette on front cover and gilt title on spine. Spine slightly sunned. Foxing spots on outside edges. Signature of previous owner on verso of frontispiece. Near fine. 22 x 14.2.
Genesis of British sea-power, the Royal Navy...
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$15

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

Newport, Isle of Wight. 1937. Yelf Brothers Ltd. 1st Ed. (2), 28 PP with 2 plans and 2 b/w photos, plus 28 pages with 24 b/w plates. Title page: Queen's House. Stapled soft covers. Few foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. 24.3 x 18.2.
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$10

49177
CALLENDER, Geoffrey (editor)
THE LIFE OF SIR JOHN LEAKE, Rear-Admiral of Great Britain, by Stephen Martin-Leake (in two volumes)

London. 1920. Navy Records Society. 1st Ed. Publications of the Navy Records Society, Volumes 52 & 53. Vol. I: CLXII, (2), 333 PP, plus 15 b/w plates. Fp: Sir John Leake, Rear-Admiral of Great Britain. Vol. II: X, 490, (5 publications) PP, plus 13 b/w plates. Fp: Sir John Leake. Navy blue & cream buckram, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine. Front cover of volume I with wrinkles close to fore edge. Fold of endpapers starting to split. Occasional foxing. Very good. 24.2 x 16.
Vol. I: Battle of Bantry Bay, 1689... Gibraltar 1704... Vol. II: War and actions on the coast of Spain and in the Mediterranean Sea, 1706 to 1708.
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$30

36872
CALLENDER, Geoffrey (editor)
THE LIFE OF SIR JOHN LEAKE, Rear-Admiral of Great Britain, by Stephen Martin-Leake Vol. II

London. 1920. Navy Records Society. 1st Ed. Publications of the Navy Records Society, volume 53. Vol. II: X, 490 PP, (5 publications), plus 13 b/w plates. Fp: Sir John Leake. . Navy blue/cream buckram, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine. Spine sunned and speckled, o/wise very good. 23.2 x 16.
Vol. II: War and actions on the coast of Spain and in the Mediterranean Sea, 1706 to 1708.
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$10

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

Cambridge. 1943. Cambridge University Press. 1st Ed. VIII, 216 PP. Cloth cover, title on front cover and spine. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. War economy paper. Very good. 19 x 13.
From: The Coming of the Armada (1588), by Charles Kingsley, to The Navy is Here' (1940), by Winston S. Churchill.
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$10

16862
CALLENDER, Sir Geoffrey
THE NAVAL SIDE OF BRITISH HISTORY

London. 1941. Christophers. Reprint (orig. 1924). 305 PP plus 18 b/w plates. Fp: Sir Francis Drake. Eps: The Globe after the map by Martin Behaim of Nuremberg 1492. Hard cover, protected dust jacket has a few small chips and small piece missing at top of spine. Signature and date on verso of Frontispiece. Paper browning & light foxing (mainly on prelims), o/wise a very good clean copy. 21.7 x 14.5.
From the rise of the Royal Navy under Henry VII. Chronology: P.281 to 294.
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$30

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

20580
CAMPBELL, Rear-Admiral Gordon
MY MYSTERY SHIPS

London. 1929. Hodder & Stoughton. Popular edition, reprint in December 1929 of the October 1928 original. XX, 300 with 20 text illust. by Lieutenant J.E. Broome, plus 9 b/w plates (1 plan, 2 sketches & 6 photos). Fp: Rear-Admiral Gordon Campbell. Cloth cover. Renewed endpapers. Foxing. Good. 22.2 x 14.5.
Q-ships or decoy ships. 180 mystery ships were fitted during WWI, and helped to destroy 11 U-Boats.
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$5

48833
CAMPBELL, Rear-Admiral Gordon
MY MYSTERY SHIPS

London. 1932. Hodder & Stoughton. 3rd reprint of the September 1929 Cheaper Edition, of the October 1928 original. XVIII, 300 PP with 20 text illustrations by Lieutenant J.E. Broome, plus 7 b/w plates. Cloth cover. Spine with a 1.5 cm tear at head and a 3 cms split at lower part of rear hinge. Foxing. Very good. 22.2 x 14.5.
Q-ships or decoy ships. 180 mystery ships were fitted during WWI, and helped to destroy 11 U-Boats.
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$15

30504
CAMPBELL, Rear-Admiral Gordon
MY MYSTERY SHIPS

London. 1928. Hodder & Stoughton. 1st Ed. XX, 300 with 20 sketches in text by Lieutenant J.E. Broome, plus 16 b/w plates. Fp: H.M.S. Dunraven in action, August 8, 1917 (in colour). Blue cloth covers a little marked. Ex library copy: bookplate of the National Maritime Museum on front endpaper, and cancelled stamps on endpapers. Top of 10 last leaves with damp marks (not affecting the text). Very good. 23 x 15.
Q-ships or decoy ships. 180 mystery ships were fitted during WWI, and helped to destroy 11 U-Boats.
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$15

34832
CAMPBELL, Rear-Admiral Gordon
MY MYSTERY SHIPS

London. 1929. Hodder & Stoughton. 1st popular edition in September 1929 of the October 1928 original. XVIII, 300 with 20 text illust. by Lieutenant J.E. Broome plus 7 b/w plates. Cloth cover (soiled). Renewed endpapers. Lacks Illustrations page, frontispiece and 1 plate. Reading copy. 22.2 x 14.5.
Q-ships or decoy ships. 180 mystery ships were fitted during WWI, and helped to destroy 11 U-Boats.
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$10

36377
CAMPBELL, Rear-Admiral Gordon
NUMBER THIRTEEN, being the autobiography of...

London. 1932. Hodder & Stoughton. 1st Ed. (2), 352 PP, plus 16 plates with 19 b/w photos. Fp: Portrait of Gordon Campbell. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Light foxing on outside edges. Near fine. 23.2 x 15.
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$10

48859
CAMPBELL, Vice-Admiral Gordon
MY MYSTERY SHIPS

London. 1937. Hodder & Stoughton. 13th edition of the 1928 original, with a foreword by Admiral Sir Lewis Bayly. 219 PP with 17 illustrations by Lieutenant J.E. Broome. Cloth cover. Spine sunned. Foxing spots on outside edges and few pages. Good. 18 x 12.
Q-ships or decoy ships. 180 mystery ships were fitted during WWI, and helped to destroy 11 U-Boats.
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$10

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

London. 1963. Arthur Barker. 1st Ed. XI, 251 PP with 2 drawings and 8 maps, plus 16 pages with 24 b/w illust. Vignette on title page. Eps: A prospect of Chatham Dock. Cloth cover, dj (price-clipped and a few chips). Foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. 22.2 x 14.5..
Published at the time of the closing of the Nore Command (South East corner of England).
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$15

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

London. 1963. Arthur Barker. 1st Ed. XI, 251 PP with 2 drawings and 8 maps, plus 16 pages with 24 b/w illust. Vignette on title page. Eps: A prospect of Chatham Dock. Hard cover. Occasional foxing, o/wise near fine. 22.2 x 14.5..
Published at the time of the closing of the Nore Command (South East corner of England).
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$10

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

Paris. 1937. Les Editions de France. 1st Ed., in the Marins à la Bataille series. (4), 122 PP with 2 maps and 12 drawings by Haffner. Pictorial soft cover. Slight ageing of paper, few foxing spots on edges. Very good. French text. 19 x 14.
In February 1915, the guns of 2 French warships Requin and d'Entrecasteaux repelled an attack by Turkish forces on the Suez Canal (The Way to India).
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$10

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

42618
CHATTERTON, E. Keble
THE BIG BLOCKADE

London. c. 1934. Hurst & Blackett. Reprint (6th thousand) of the 1932 original. X, 11-287 PP with 3 maps, plus 1 colour plate and 16 b/w plates with 28 photos. Fp (in colour): Engagement between H.M.S. Alcantara and S.M.S Greif, painting by Charles Dixon. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Signature of previous owner on front endpaper. Foxing spots on outside edges, occasional foxing in text, o/wise very good. 22 x 14.5.
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$10

44162
CHATTERTON, E. Keble
GALLANT GENTLEMEN

London. 1934. Hurst & Blackett. 6th impression of the 1931 original. 296 PP with 1 plan, 1 sketch, 4 maps, plus 16 b/w plates with 31 photos. Fp: After the Falklands Battle. Cloth cover. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Spine sunned. Foxing spots on outside edges, occasional foxing in text, o/wise very good. 22 x 14.5.
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$10

42619
CHATTERTON, E. Keble
GALLANT GENTLEMEN

London. 1934. Hurst & Blackett. 6th impression of the 1931 original. 296 PP with 1 plan, 1 sketch, 4 maps, plus 16 b/w plates with 31 photos. Fp: After the Falklands Battle. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Foxing spots on outside edges, occasional foxing in text, o/wise a near fine copy. 22 x 14.5.
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$15

65456
CHATTERTON, E. Keble
SEAS OF ADVENTURES - The Story of the Naval Operations in the Mediterranean, Adriatic, and Aegean

London. c. 1937. Hurst & Blackett. Reprint (6th thousand) of the 1936 original. 319 PP with 1 plan and 2 maps, plus 32 pages with 55 b/w photos. Fp: Admiral Sir Sydney Fremantle. Cloth cover with light wear, gilt title on spine. Top corner of front endpaper clipped. Occasional foxing, o/wise a very good clean copy. 22 x 14.
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$20

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

42826
CHERRY, Commander A. H.
YANKEE R.N. - Being the story of a Wall Street Banker who voluntered for active duty in the Royal Navy before America came into war

London. 1952. Jarrolds. 2nd reprint of the June 1951 original. 544 PP with 3 b/w illustrations, plus 32 b/w plates. Fp: I join the Royal Navy. FEP: Map of the North Atlantic Ocean. REP: Map of the south part of the North Sea. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on a sunned spine, dj. Note on inside front cover. Lower edge of front cover lightly speckled. Dust jacket (rubbed) with pieces missing. Foxing, o/wise a good copy. 23.6 x 16.5.
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$10

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

Chipping Ongar, Essex. 1984. Linewrights Ltd Publication. 1st Ed. No. 3 in the Aeroguide series. 32 PP with 69 b/w photos and 9 line drawings and colour profile by Steve Archibald. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 29/7 x 21. 0946958025
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$20

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

London / Annapolis. 1970. Conway / United States Naval Institute. New impression of the 1908 original. XVI, 317 PP. Fp: Basque roads, 12 April 1809. Eps: Fight between Formidable and Caesar. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover and spine, gilt title on spine, dj (spine sunned). Foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. 21.8 x 14.5. 0870218468
Slave trade, war in the Indian Ocean and the West Indies. Lisbon and the Peninsular War.
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$20

70885
CHORLTON, Martyn (editor)
BLENHEIM, Britain's Fastest Bomber at the Outbreak of World War 2 - Aeroplane Icons Series

Cudham, Kent. 2011. Kelsey Publishing Group / Aeroplane Magazine. 132 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (artworks, drawings, plans, photos). Pictorial soft covers. Fine. 29.7 x 21. 9781907426254
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$10

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

Cudham, Kent. 2011. Kelsey Publishing Group / Aeroplane Magazine. 132 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (artworks, drawings, plans, photos). Pictorial soft covers. Fine. 29.7 x 21. 9781907426193
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$10

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

Cudham, Kent. 2012. Kelsey Publishing Group / Aeroplane Magazine. 132 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (artworks, drawings, plans, photos). Pictorial soft covers. Fine. 29.7 x 21. 9781907426599
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$10

70889
CHORLTON, Martyn (editor)
SHORT STIRLING, The RAF's First Four-Engined 'Heavy' - Aeroplane Icon Series (No.22)

Stamford, Lincs.. c. 2015. Key Publishing / Aeroplane Illustrated Magazine. 132 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (artworks, drawings, plans, photos), plus a large folded plate with 2 plans (scale 1:144). Pictorial soft covers. Fine. 29.7 x 21. 9781910415245
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$10

70896
CHORLTON, Martyn (editor)
SWORDFISH, The Fleet Air Arm's Versatile, Long Serving, Legendary 'Stringbag' - Aeroplane Icons Series

Cudham, Kent. 2013. Kelsey Publishing Group / Aeroplane Magazine. 132 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (artworks, drawings, plans, photos). Pictorial soft covers. Fine. 29.7 x 21. 9781907426643
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$10

70890
CHORLTON, Martyn (editor)
VAMPIRE, De Havilland's Twin-Boomed, Ground-Attack Jet Fighter - Aeroplane Icons series

Cudham Kent.. 2013. Kelsey Publishing / Aeroplane Special Magazine. 132 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (artworks, drawings, plans, photos), plus a large folded plate with 2 plans (scale1:144). Pictorial soft covers. Fine. 29.7 x 21. 9781909786103
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$10

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

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

48462
COATES, Tim (editor)
WAR IN THE FALKLANDS, 1982.

London. 2001. The Stationery Office. 1st Ed., in the Uncovered Editions series. VIII, 303, (9 publications) PP with 2 chronology tables and 3 maps. Pictorial stiff cover. Near fine. 18.5 x 11.2. 0117024589
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$15

49305
COCHRANE, Admiral Lord
MEMOIRS OF A FIGHTING CAPTAIN

London. 2005. The Folio Society. 1st Ed, with Introduction and editorial matter by Brian Vale. XXII, (6), 311 PP with 1 facsimile of document and 4 maps, plus 16 pages with 20 colour and 12 b/w illustrations. Fp (in colour): Thomas, Lord Cochrane, 1807. Full cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine, illustrated slipcase. Fine. 24.8 x 16.7.
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$30

70356
COLEMAN, E.C.
THE ROYAL NAVY IN POLAR EXPLORATION: from Frobisher to Ross

Stroud, UK. 2006. Tempus. 1st Ed. 352 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft covers. Fine. 24.8 x 17. 9780752436609
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$35

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

Richard Kay. Lincolnshire. 1992. 1st Ed. ix, 82 PP with 78 b/w illust. Fp: Edward Fiennes Clinton - Lord High Admiral. Hard cover, dust jacket. Dedicatory note, signed by the author on title page. A near fine copy. 27 x 18.8. 0902662996
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$30

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

London. 1969. David & Charles. 1st Ed. 624 PP. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). Newspaper clipping tipped in on front endpaper. Dust jacket rubbed. Faint foxing. Very good. 22.2 x 14.5. 71534353X
Covers about 13,000 ships. From "Abelard Submarine 1945 "A" Class, Portsmouth Dockyard, to "Zulu" Frigate, 2300 Tons ..
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$20

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

London. 1950. H.M.S.O. 1st Ed. Introduction by Hilary Jenkinson. 53 PP, with 1 head piece, 3 tail pieces, and facsimile of 7 signatures, plus 4 pages with 7 b/w illustrations. Soft covers a littl foxed, some marginal scoring, staples removed, o/wise very good. 21.2 x 13.5.
Historical notes and description of 71 items, from King John's Galleys (1212) to Bombardment of Alexandria (1882).
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$10

35879
CONNELL, G. G.
VALIANT QUARTET - His Majesty's Anti-Aircraft Cruisers Curlew, Cairo, Calcutta and Coventry

London. 1979. William Kimber. 1st Ed. 303 PP with 4 maps, plus 16 pages with 54 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Fine. 24 x 16. 0718304268
Light cruisers built during WWI, recommissioned as Anti-Aircraft ships for WWII. Actions: Norway, Dunkirk, Malta convoys...
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$15

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

London. 1972. Rupert Hart-Davis. 1st Ed. 154 PP, plus 16 pages with 1 painting and 26 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Small felt mark at top of front endpaper, o/wise near fine. 22.2 x 13.7. 0246105399
Submarine Patrol. U-Boat Attack... Raider at Large... Raid on St Nazaire...
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$10

49104
CORBETT, Julian S. (editor)
SIGNALS AND INSTRUCTIONS 1776-1794, with addenda to Vol. XXIX

London. 1908. Navy Records Society. 1st Ed. Publication of the Navy Records Society, Volume XXXV. XVI, 404, (4 publications) PP. Original navy blue & cream buckram cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine. Covers lightly soiled. Pages uncut. Ageing of paper on outside edges, foxing spots on outside edges and on first and last leaves. Overall, a near fine copy. 24.2 x 15.5.
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$50

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

London. c. 2009. Naval & Military Press & The Imperial War Museum. Paperback reprint of the 2nd edition of 1929. XII, 448 PP with 2 maps "Gallipoli, the southern beaches" in text, plus16 plates (5 of them on double page). Pictorial soft cover. Front cover with a crease. 5 pages with some hightlighting of text. Pictorial soft covers. Very good. 23.5 x 15.5 1843424908
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$20

48470
CORDINGLY, David
HEROINES & HARLOTS, Women at Sea in the Great Age of Sail

London. 2002. Pan Books. 1st paperback edition of the 2001 original. XVI, 334 PP, plus 16 pages with 31 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 19.7 x 13 033048799X
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$10

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

Truro, Cornwall. 1971. D. Bradford Barton Ltd. Reprint of the 1894 edition. XXII, 103 PP with a map English Channel on double page. Fp: Bessie's Cove from the Enez Point. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 18.5 x 12.
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$15

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

Gravesend. 2000. World Ship Society. 1st Ed. 72 PP with 72 b/w photos of ships and 24 colour illustrations of Flags and Funnels. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21 x 14.8. 0905627940
Fifty years with the World Ship Society. Clipped wings: British aircraft carrier development 1947-1999 by Richard Osborne... Plus ça change: Fifty years of fashions in Flags and Funnels by J.l. Loughran... Cargo ships: The Blue Funnel experience Post War, by Robert Cornish...
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$10

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

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

Cudham, Kent.. 2013. Kelsey Publishing / Aeroplane Magazine. 1st edition. 132 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (artworks, drawings, plans, photos), plus a large folded plate with 2 plans (scale1:144). Pictorial soft covers. Fine. 29.7 x 21. 9781907426520
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$10

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

London. 2002. Review. 1st edition. XII, 340 PP with 2 maps and 10 b/w illustrations, plus 8 pages with 3 b/w and 14 colour illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 19.7 x 13. 0747272107
Hydrographer of the Navy for 26 years, who gave the world the Beaufort Scale.
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$10

65774
CRABBE, Raoul
LES GRANDES HEURES DE LA ROYAL NAVY

Bruxelles. 1946. Les Oeuvres, Ad. Goemaere, editeur. 1st Ed. 478 PP with 2 tables and 13 battle plans, plus 16 plates with 24 b/w illustrations (2 engravings and 22 photos). Card covers a little cocked, illustrated front. Spine and back cover soiled. Light ageing of paper and foxing. Very good. French text. 21.5 x 13.7.
History of the Royal Navy
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$20

62935
CREE, Edward H.
NAVAL SURGEON, The Voyages of Edward H. Cree, Surgeon R.N.as Related in his Private Journals 1837-1856

New York. 1982. E. P. Dutton. 1st US edition. 276 PP with b/w & colour illustrations. Fp: Edward Hodges Cree. Eps: Chart of South China Sea and Gulf of Tonkin. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket with a repaired tear at foot of spine. Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 24 x 19. 0906671361
Personal narrative of Dr. Edward H. Cree, recording his cruises between 1837 & 1856: Notebook & sketch book.
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$30

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

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

London. 1977. Author. 1st Ed. 88 PP with 2 maps on double page, 7 badges and 80 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover (front cover: D 80. Back cover: a Sea Harrier and a Lynx helicopter). Covers lightly rubbed. Very good. 21 x 15.
The Jubilee Review of the Fleet, 24-29 June 1977.
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$10

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

Liskeard, Cornwall, UK. 1985?. Maritime Books. 1st Ed. 160 PP with 158 b/w photos on full page. Title page: HMS Abdiel, November 1967. Pictorial card cover. Fine. Oblong: 17.7 x 24. 0907771335
Photographs by Messrs. Wright & Logan, with short caption. From HMS Abdiel, to RFA Wave Ruler.
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$10

64429
CRITTENDEN, Victor
NAVAL MEN OF THE FIRST FLEET

Canberra. 1986. Mulini Press. 1st Ed. No. 2 in the First Fleet Books series. (4), 44 PP with head & tail pieces. Card cover. Near fine. 24.8 x 17.5. 094991004X
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$10

46827
CROSS, Robin
THE BOMBERS. The Illustrated Story of Offensive Strategy and Tactics in the Twentieth Century

London. 1987. Bantam Press. 1st Ed. 224 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (diagrams, plans, photos and artworks by Sarson and Bryan). Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 25.8 x 22.2. 0593012267
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$10

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

Los Angeles. 2003. Fox Promotional. No pagination, 24 PP with 1 b/w portrait of Patrick O'Brian and 26 colour photos. Inside front covers: Captain Jack Aubrey is the Master of the ship ad the Commander of the men. Inside back covers: lists of the Key Cast and the Key Crew. Pictorial soft cover. Contained in a protecting folder. Fine. Oblong 29.5 x 37.
The movie
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$40

43619
DAILY TELEGRAPH SUPPLEMENT
CORONATION NAVAL REVIEW - KING GEORGE AFLOAT WITH THE FLEETS OF ALL NATIONS

London. 1937. Daily Telegraph. Supplement to Issue of Friday 21st May 1937. XVI PP with 58 b/w photos. Small stains on lower margin of the first 8 pages. Slight ageing of paper, few foxing spots. Very good. Large format: 45.5 x 31.
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$25

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

London. 2010. The Brown Reference Group Ltd. 1st edition. 96 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft covers. Fine. 27.8 x 21.3. 9781840443257
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$10

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

London. 1863. James Hogg. 1st Ed. XIV, 15-316, (4 publications) PP with 9 b/w illustrations, plus 7 b/w plates (Drake, Blake, Anson, Collingwood, Broke, Jarvis, Nelson). Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, all edges gilt. Covers rubbed and worn. Renewed endpapers. Good reading copy. 17.5 x 12.
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$35

48559
DAVIES, E. L. & GROVE, E. J.
DARTMOUTH, Seventy-five years in pictures

Portsmouth. 1980. Gieves & Hawkes. 1st Ed. 96 PP with b/w illustrations (2 engravings, 134 photos). Eps: Aerial view of Naval College. Hard cover, gilt crest Dartmouth on front cover, dj (price-clipped). Near fine. 25.5 x 18.7. 0859974626
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$35

48378
DAVIES, Lieutenant John
THE STONE FRIGATE

London. 1947. Macmillan. 1st Ed. VI, 180 PP with 6 pages glossary. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket chipped at top and repaired. Slight ageing of paper. Very good. 19 x 13.
A graphic & entertaining record of the transformation of a civilian to a Seaman, on His Majesty's Service.
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$10

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

Singapore. 1994. Antiques of the Orient. 1st Ed. 64 PP with 14 b/w illustrations (3 portraits and 11 paintings). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21 x 15. 9810055773
An Introductory Essay to an Exhibition and Sale of hand-coloured aquatints from James Jenkins: The Naval Achievements of Great Britain from the Year 1793-1817.
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$10

46463
DAWSON, C. M.
ROYAL NAVAL COLLEGE, GREENWICH

London. 1975. Photo Precision Ltd. 1st Ed. 12 PP with 1 b/w illustration (The Royal Naval College Coat of Arms), and 7 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. Small format: 18.2 x 14.
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$5

63588
DE BEAUPLAN, Robert & SORBETS, Gaston
S.M. GEORGE V, Roi du Royaume-Uni de la Grande-Bretagne et d'Irlande, Empereur des Indes, mort dans la nuit du 20 au 21 Janvier 1936 (in L' ILLUSTRATION, Journal Hebdomadaire Universel)

Paris. 1936. L'illustration. No. 4847, 25 January 1936. VIII, 84-112, IX-XVI PP. Contains article beteen pages 84 A and 84 H (8 pages) with 34 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. French text. Large format: 37.5 x 28.
Death of King George V, 20/21 January 1936. Same issue: Death of Rudyard Kipling, by Aldéric Cahuet and J. Coudurier de Chassaigne. Navies of the USA and Japan, by Raymond Lestonnat. Military Operations in Ethiopia: 1 map, 7 b/w photos and 11 illustrations by Geo Ham (3 b/w and 8 in colour). .
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$15

36338
DE CHAIR, Admiral Sir Dudley
THE SEA IS STRONG

London. 1961. Harrap. 1st Ed. 248 PP with 3 facsimiles of letters and 2 maps, plus 8 pages with 11 b/w illust. Fp: Portrait of Vice-Admiral Dudley de Chair, 1936. Hard cover. Renewed endpapers, few foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. 21.5 x 14.2.
Autobiography: Naval Secretary in 1913... Governor of NSW from 1923 to 1930...
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$5

53776
DE LA CROIX, Robert
JOHN PAUL JONES

London. 1962. Frederick Muller. 1st UK edition, translated from the 1960 French original by Edward Fitzgerald. 222 PP. Fp: Portrait of J.P. Jones. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Very good. 20.2 x 13.2.
One of the greatest figures in American naval history.
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$10

17305
DE S. WINSER, John
THE D-DAY SHIPS - Neptune: The Greatest Amphibious Operation in History

Kendal, UK. 1994. World Ship Society. 1st Ed. 172 PP with 2 maps and 130 b/w photos. Title-page: H.M. cruiser Mauritius. Fp: The Union-Castle liner Llangibby Castle. Inside front and back covers: Map of UK ports from which ships sailed and location map of the 5 Normandy beach-head areas. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 24.3 x 18. 0905617754
The vessels that carried the soldiers, their vehicles, equipment, stores... Naval support ships, special ships (block ships, cable vessels).
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$45

36070
DEAR, Ian
MARINES AT WAR

London. 1982. Ian Allan. 1st Ed. 128 PP with 20 maps and plans, and 174 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Fine. 29.8 x 22. 0711011478
Wake Island, Guadalcanal, Tarawa, Iwo Jima... Walcheren.
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$10

66976
DEVLIN, Commander R. (editor)
The Second Commission of H.M.S. TIGER 1961-63

On board. c. 1963. 1st Ed. Foreword by Captain P.W.W. Graham. (2), 112 PP with b/.w illustrations (5 sketch maps, 5 cartoons, portraits and photos). Half title page: Badge and Motto of HMS Tiger. Cloth cover, gilt device and title on front board. Fine. Oblong: 19.8 x 27.
May 1961 to March 1963. Mediterranean Tour, then to the Far East, Australia and New Zealand.
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$90

36781
DEWAR, Captain A. C. (editor)
RUSSIAN WAR, 1855 - Black Sea Official Correspondence

London. 1945. The Navy Records Society. 1st Ed. Publications of the Navy Records Society, Volume 85. (VIII), 486 PP, plus 2 folded plans. Navy blue/cream buckram, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 23.2 x 15.5.
Naval operations in the Black Sea.
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$25

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

London. c. 1982. The English Tourist Board. 1st Ed. 68 PP with 9 maps, b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21.
How to enjoy England's colourful Maritime Heritage. Beside the seaside. Nelson and the Royal Navy. Brunel and shipbuilding... Inland waterways.
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$10

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

London. 1977. Trustees of the National Maritime Museum / HMSO. 2nd edition of the 1957 original. 24 PP with 6 colour and 30 b/w illustrations. Inside covers: colour photos of Ordinary Seamen and Non Commissioned Officers. Pictorial soft cover. Stamp of previous owner at top corner of front cover. Near fine. 19.8 x 21. 0118814001
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$15

21882
DIVINE, A. D.
DESTROYERS WAR - A million miles by the Eighth Flotilla

London. 1943. John Murray. 2nd reprint in March 1943 of the December 1942 original. VI, 166 PP, plus 16 b/w plates. Cloth cover. War economy paper, 3 library stamps on front endpaper. Very good. 19.2 x 12.5.
The first years of World War II, for H.M.S. Firedrake. She was present, on the Atlantic, the North Sea, the Arctic Ocean, the Mediterranean.
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$5

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

Canberra. 1980 / 1983. Department of Defence (Navy) 1st July 1980 original ABR 155 (updated 1983). Volume 2, Chapters 8 to 18. (4), XIV, 248 PP (14 of them large folded) with tables and b/w or colour figures (drawings, flages, graphs ...). Pages with 4 punch holes contained in a special ring binder. Covers of binder somewhat soiled. Contents fine. 32 x 25.
Last updated pages (1983), inserted on 5 July 1984.
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$100

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

Canberra. 1980 / 1983. Department of Defence (Navy). 1st July 1980 original ABR 155 (updated 1983). Volume 3, Chapters 19 to 23: (4), XIV, 114 PP with tables and b/w figures (drawings, photos ...). Volume 4, Chapters 24 to 29: (6), XIV, 194 PP (3 of them large folded), with tables and b/w figures (drawings, photos, sketches). Pages with 4 punch holes contained in a special ring binder. Covers of binder a little soiled. Contents near fine. 32 x 25.
Last updated pages (1983), inserted on 5 July 1984.
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$150

16633
DIXON, Conrad
SHIPS OF THE VICTORIAN NAVY

Southampton. 1987. Society for Nautical Research / Ashford. 1st Ed. VIII, 112 PP with 48 colour illustrations. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 25.8 x 19.5. 1852530243
48 paintings of warships of the Victorian era, from HMS Active to HMS Wild Swan, accompanied by technical information and details on their careers.
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$10

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

London. 2004. Bantam Press. 1st Ed. (8), 424 PP with 18 head pieces and 28 b/w illustrations (engravings, facsimiles of documents or letters, paintings), plus 32 pages with 1 b/w and 48 colour photos. Eps: Plan of the attack of Lord Nelson on the combined fleet, October 21st 1805. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing on outside edges. Near fine. 24.2 x 16. 0593051807
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$10

61289
DYSON, Lieutenant Commander Tony
HMS HERMES - A Pictorial History

Liskeard, Cornwall. 1984. Maritime Books. 1st Ed. Foreword by Admiral of the Fleet Lord Lewin. 160 PP with 268 b/w photos. Half title page: Crest of the Hermes. Title spread: Aircraft Carrier Hermes. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Spine of dust jacket lightly faded, o/wise fine. 25 x 20.5. 0907771165
Launched at Barrow, 16 February 1953, and commissioned 1959. Falklands campaign, April to July 1982.
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$20

31704
DYSON, Lieutenant Commander Tony
HMS HERMES - A Pictorial History

Liskeard, Cornwall. 1984. Maritime Books. 1st Ed. Foreword by Admiral of the Fleet Lord Lewin. 160 PP with 268 b/w photos. Half title page: Crest of the Hermes. Title spread: Aircraft Carrier Hermes. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 25 x 20.5. 0907771165
Launched at Barrow, 16 February 1953, and commissioned 1959. Falklands campaign, April to July 1982.
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$25

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

London. c. 1923. Sampson Low, Marston & Co. 4th Ed. XII, 436 PP plus full-page plans & 32 pages with 38 b/w illust. Fp: Colour portrait of Lord Nelson. Cloth cover. Covers lightly soiled, light foxing on outside edges, spine a little faded. Still a nice bright copy. 22.8 x 14.6.
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$25

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

Stamford, Lincs.. 2015. Royal Air Force Media and Communications / Key Publishing. 1st edition. Foreword by Air Chief Marshall Sir Andrew Pukford. 100 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (artworks, drawings, plans, photos). Pictorial soft covers. Fine. 29.7 x 21.
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$10

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

Stamford, Lincs.. 2013. Royal Air Force Media and Communications / Key Publishing. Foreword by Wing Commander David Arthurton. 100 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (artworks, drawings, plans, photos). Pictorial soft covers. Fine. 29.7 x 21.
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$10

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

Stamford, Lincs.. 2013. Royal Air Force Media and Communications / Key Publishing. 1st edition. Foreword by Air Chief Marshall Sir Andrew Pukford. 100 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (artworks, drawings, plans, photos). Pictorial soft covers. Fine. 29.7 x 21.
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$10

70912
EDEN, Paul E. (editor)
ROYAL AIR FORCE SALUTE 2017 - "BATTLE OF BRITAIN MEMORIAL FLIGHT" / 60th Anniversary

Stamford, Lincs.. 2017. Royal Air Force Media and Communications / Key Publishing. 1st edition. Introduction by Squadron Leader Andy Millikin, and foreword by High Royal Higbess, the Duke of Cambridge. 100 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (artworks, drawings, plans, photos). Pictorial soft covers. Fine. 29.7 x 21.
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$10

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

18710
EDWARDS, Commander Kenneth
MEN OF ACTION

London. 1943. Collins. 1st Ed. 320 PP plus 19 b/w plates with portraits of these Men of Action. Cloth cover bumped, spine faded, o/wise very good. 22 x 14.
Short biography and the actions of 19 officers [17 Royal Navy, 1 Royal Marines & 1 Royal Australian Navy (John Augustine Collins)].
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$5

10791
EDWARDS, Herbert
THEIR LAWFUL OCCASIONS - A True Story

London. 1956. Percival Marshall. 1st Ed. 256 PP, plus 8 pages with 12 b/w photos. Fp: Captain Herbert Edwards, R.N. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket with short closed tears. Occasional foxing. Very good clean copy. 22.2 x 14.2.
Sequel of the autobiography Under Four Flags, the Royal Navy years and the two World Wars.
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$10

30819
EDWARDS, Herbert
THEIR LAWFUL OCCASIONS, A True Story

London. 1956. Percival Marshall. 1st Ed. 256 PP, plus 8 pages with 12 b/w photos. Fp: Capt. Edwards, R.N. Green hard cover. Some foxing, o/wise a good clean reading copy. 22.2 x 14.2.
Sequel of the autobiography Under Four Flags, the Royal Navy years and the two World Wars.
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$5

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

London. 1940. Blackie & Son. July 1940 reprint of the June 1939 original. 206 PP, plus 16 plates with 29 b/w photos. Fp: A destroyer at high speed laying a smoke screen. Cloth cover, title in blind on front cover and gilt on spine. Brief note on front endpaper. Foxing, mostly on prelims and around outside edges. Very good. 23.2 x 17.4.
Armed merchant ships, the big ships, the small ships, the Fleet Air Arm, the Royal Marines ....
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$15

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

Cambridge. 1980. Patrick Stephens. 1st Ed. 217 PP with 4 maps and 4 full-page plans & many bw illust. (photos, paintings, engravings). Title-spread: Battleship Africa. FEP: Vanguard, Grand Harbour. REP: Ark Royal. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 24 x 15.5. 0850504251
Brief history, the Great Mediterranean Chase (Bonaparte vs. Nelson), WWI, siege & survival of WWII, towards independence from UK and Republic.
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$45

44768
ELLIS, Ken (compiler)
WRECKS AND RELICS

Leicester. 1994. Midland Publishing. 14th edition. 334, (2 publications) PP with 5 maps and 151 b/w photos. Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. 21.7 x 15.2. 1857800257
The biennial survey of preserved, instructional and derelict airframes in the UK and Ireland.
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$10

70914
ELLIS, Ken (editor)
BATTLE OF BRITAIN - 70th Anniversary - Flypast Special Souvenir

Stamford, Lincs.. 2010. Key Publishing Ltd / FlyPast. 132 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (artworks, drawings, plans, photos). Pictorial soft covers. Fine. 29.7 x 21. 9780946219223
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$10

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

Stamford, Lincs.. 2016. Key Publishing Ltd / FlyPast. 100 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (artworks, drawings, plans, photos). Pictorial soft covers. Fine. 29.7 x 21. 2907486605
Saluting Supermarine's Masterpiece.
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$10

70915
ELLIS, Ken (editor)
WELLINGTON - Flypast Special Edition

Stamford, Lincs.. 2013. Key Publishing Ltd / FlyPast. 100 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (artworks, drawings, plans, photos). Pictorial soft covers. Fine. 29.7 x 21. 2527422943
A tribute to Bomber Comand's unsung warrior.
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$10

38866
ELSON, Robert T.
LES ANNEES D' ILLUSION

Amsterdam. 1979. Editions Time-Life. 2nd French printing of the 1976 US original, in La Deuxième Guerre Mondiale series. 216 PP with 6 maps, 9 colour and 176 b/w photos. French text. Pictorial boards. Fine. 28.8 x 24.
Versailles Treaty. Civil war in Russia... Spain before World War II...
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$10

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

London. 1982. Osprey. 1st Ed., No. 134 in the Men-at-Arms series. 40 PP with 1 map, 43 b/w photos, plus 8 pages with 17 colour plates. Fine. 24.7 x 18.3. 0850454921
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$10

61523
ERICKSON, Edward J.
GALLIPOLI & THE MIDDLE EAST 1914-1918: From the Dardanelles to Mesopotamia

London. 2012. Amber Books. Reprint of the 2008 original, in The History of World War I series. Foreword by Dennis Showalter. 224 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (artworks, maps & plans, paintings, photos). Eps: Map of Eastern Mediterranean Sea and the Middle East. Laminated pictorial boards. Fine. 25.5 x 20 9781906626150
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$15

40340
EVANS, Charles E.
MEMOIRS OF LIEUTENANT-COMMANDER CHARLES E. EVANS Sept. 14, 1858 / May 11, 1944

Cardiff. 1946. Author. 1st Ed. 124 PP with 19 drawings. Fp: Lieutenant-Commander Charles E. Evans. Eps: The Dog Watches. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover. Fine. Scarce. 25.2 x 19.
Born in 1858, on board the full-rigged ship Rhea Sylvia, off the Chincha Islands... Businessman, shipowner... World War I on the armed yacht Hersilia...
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$30

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

London. 1976. B. T. Batsford Ltd. 1st Ed. Introduction by A. P. McGowan. No pagination. 144 pages with 172 b/w photos. Fp: Flag Captain HMS Majestic. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Near fine. 25.4 x 19.2. 0713431229
Life and work at sea, training and leisure, campaigns, Royal Marines, Royal Navy, personalities and uniforms.
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$15

42776
FAIRBAIRN, Sqn Ldr Tony
ACTION STATIONS - OVERSEAS

London. 1991. Patrick Stephens Limited. 1st Ed., in the Action Stations series. 192 PP with hundreds of b/w photos. Eps: Map with principal British Military Overseas Airfields. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24 x 15.7. 1852603194
60 of the most prominent overseas stations: WWII, Palestine... Berlin airlift... Falkland conflict.
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$15

65846
FARRAN, Roy
WINGED DAGGER - Adventures on Special Service

London. 1949. Collins. July 1949 reprint (6th) of the April 1948 original. 384 PP with 14 maps. Fp: Portrait of Roy Farran by Denis Fildes. Cloth cover, gilt title on a sunned spine. Ageing of paper and occasional foxing. Name of previous owner on the front endpaper. Very good. 20.5 x 14.
WWII: Middle East and North Africa. Crete, Sicily, Italy ... Post War, in Palestine.
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$10

66168
FARWELL, Byron
PRISONERS OF THE MAHDI

New York. 1967. Harper & Row. 1st US edition. Foreword by Les Courtils. XXII, 356 PP with 1 map with location map and 2 engravings, plus 12 pages with 23 b/w photos. Cloth cover, gilt title on a sunned spine. Ex library copy with few stamps on endpapers, title page and outside edges, and library pocket on rear endpaper. Occasional foxing. Very good reading copy. 21.7 x 14.5.
The story of the Mahdist Revolt which frustrated Queen Victoria's designs on the Sudan, humbled Egypt, and led to the fall of Khartoum, the death of Gordon, and Kitchener's victory at Omdurman fourteen years later.
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$10

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

London. 1921. Macmillan & Co. Ltd. September 1921 "abridged edition" of the April 1921 original. XVI, 231 PP with 14 Pen and Ink drawings and 19 maps & diagrams, plus 39 b/w plates (1 map, 1 folded battle plan, 2 plans, 3 Pen and Ink drawings, 4 from Oil Paintings and 28 with 43 photos). Hard cover, gilt device and title on front board and a cloth spine, top edge gilt. Covers worn and rubbed. Spine with top corner missing. Rest of spine is present and could be used for possible rebacking. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Foxing and ageing of paper. Good. 26 x 20.5.
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$40

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

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

London. 1932. Andrew Melrose Ltd. 1st Ed. 320 PP, plus 30 pages with 29 b/w illustrations. Fp: Britannia. Cloth cover. Lacks plates facing pages 50 (Anson's Seamen at the capture of Payta) and 51 (Ducking under the equator). Free fly of front endpaper pasted down. Ingleton bookplate on recto of the free fly. Occasional foxing. Very good. 19 x 13.8.
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$10

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

Sydney. 2010. Random House. 1st Ed. 304 PP profusely illustrated in b/w and colour. Laminated pictorial boards. New. 24.2 x 19.5. 9781864711203
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$25

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

38816
FLACK, Jeremy
TODAY'S ROYAL NAVY IN COLOUR

London. 1995. Arms and Armour Press. 1st Ed. 192 PP with 395 colour photos. Title spread: Fleet aircraft carrier. Half title page: At the periscope. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). 25.2 x 19.5. 185409162X
Submarines, Aircraft Carriers... Shore Establishements, Royal Marines, Royal Naval Reserve.
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$15

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

London. 1922. George Allen & Unwin Ltd. 1st Ed. 344 PP. Fp: The " Constance". Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Covers rubbed, spine in poor condition with creases and pieces missing. Ingleton Bookplate on front endpaper. Foxing. A good reading copy. 22.2 x 15.
Autobiography. Joined the Royal Navy in 1864.... Captain of the Western District of Coastguard and Naval Reserves, in 1903. ...
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$15

69616
FLEMING, Peter
INVASION 1940 - An account of the German preparations and the British counter-measures

London. 1958. Readers Union / Hamish Hamilton. Reprint of the 1957 original. 288 PP with 1 "Chain of Command in the German Armed Forces", 11 b/w text illustrations, plus 8 pages with 12 b/w illustrations (2 cartoons and 10 photos). Hard cover, title on a lightly sunned spine. Signature on FFEP. Very good. 20.8 x 13.
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$10

39161
FLETCHER, Commandant M. H.
THE W. R. N. S. - A History of the Women's Royal Naval Service

London. 1989. B. T. Batsford. 1st Ed. 160 PP with 152 b/w photos. Fp: Crest of W.R.N.S. Hard cover, dj. Note on front endpaper, o/wise near fine. 28.3 x 22.5. 0713461853
Illustrated history of the WRNS with extensive appendices including a complete list of names from the WRNS Book of Remembrance.
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$35

42006
FORESTER, C. S.
THE COMMODORE

London. 1946. The Reprint Society. Reprint of the 1945 original published by Michael Joseph. 282 PP. Cloth cover, gilt title on lightly faded spine. Ageing of paper on outside edges. Very good. 19 x 13.
Novel. Captain Hornblower.
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$5

41644
FORESTER, C. S.
Mr. MIDSHIPMAN HORNBLOWER

London. 1969. Longmans / Michael Joseph Reprint of the 1950 original, in the Pleasure in Reading series. 280 PP with 4 illustrations by Doreen Roberts. Decorated endpapers. Pictorial laminated boards. Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 20.2 x 13.5. 582186579
Novel. Captain Hornblower.
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$10

65091
FORESTER, C. S.
THE NAVAL WAR OF 1812

London. 1958. Landsborough Publications Limited / Four Square Book. Paperback edition of the 1957 original. 224 PP with 2 maps (the Atlantic Ocean and the western Indian Ocean / United States). Pictorial soft cover. Foxing. Good reading cpopy. 18.2 x 11.6.
Naval War of 1812 between Great Britain and the United States.
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$5

53004
FORESTER, C. S.
A SHIP OF THE LINE

London. 1949. Michael Joseph. Reprint of the 1938 original. 235 PP with 8 maps. Cloth cover. Spine sunned and frayed at head and foot. Ageing and foxing of paper. Signature of previous owner on front endpaper. Good reading copy. 18.8 x 13.
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$10

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

London. 1986. Bantam Press. 1st Ed. 192 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (diagrams, plans, photos and artwork by Peter Endsleigh Castle and Terry Hadler). Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 25.8 x 22.2. 0593010213
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$10

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

Sydney. 2003. HarperCollins. 1st Australian edition. XIV, 352 PP with 2 maps, plus 8 pages with 23 b/w illustration. Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 23.3 x 15.3. 0732278244
Sailed from Constanta, Romania on the 12th December 1941... Torpedoed on the 24th February 1942, 1 survivor, around 800 dead.
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$10

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

London. c. 1910. John Lane The Bodley Head. 1st Ed. XVI, 456, (8 publications) PP, plus 20 plates with 8 colour and 18 b/w illustrations. Fp (in colour): The Loyall London's flags. Green cloth cover, gilt vignette on front cover and spine, gilt title on spine, top edge gilt. Few foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 19.2 x 13.5.
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$30

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

London. 1925. George Routledge. 1st Ed. VIII, 372 PP, plus 5 b/w plates. Fp: Scene near Loos. Cloth cover, gilt title on a simile leather spine. Newspaper clipping pasted down at top of half title page. Foxing. Very good. 22.2 x 14.5.
... including slang of the trenches and the Air Force, British and American war-words ... The Battle-Honours of the Great War awarded to the British Army.
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$80

40693
FREEDMAN, Lawrence & GAMBA-STONEHOUSE, Virginia
SIGNALS OF WAR - The Falklands Conflict of 1982

London. 1990. Faber and Faber. 1st Ed. XXXVI, 476 PP with 6 maps and 2 insets, plus 8 pages with 16 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24 x 16. 0571141161
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$30

13586
FREIWALD, Ludwig
LAST DAYS OF THE GERMAN FLEET

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

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

London. 1951. Hutchinson & Co. 1st Ed. Foreword by General Sir Hubert de la Poer Gough. 283 PP with b/w illustrations (1 map, 1 drawing and 31 figures), plus 1 folded map of "The Balaklava Charges" and 16 pages with 24 b/w illustrations. Illustrations by the Earl of Ypres. Fp (in colour): Field Marhall The Earl of Ypres. Cloth cover, gilt title on a lightly sunned spine. Covers with speckle patches. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Foxing. Very good. 23.4 x 16.
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$15

36014
FRISCHAUER, Willi & JACKSON, Robert
THE NAVY'S HERE! - The Altmark Affair

London. 1955. Victor Gollancz. 1st Ed. 255 PP with 1 plan & 3 sketch maps in text plus 12 pages with 13 b/w photos. Fp: Map of Atlantic Ocean with route of Altmark and Admiral Graf Spee. Hard cover (spine sunned). Paper a little browned around outside edges, o/wise a very good copy. 22 x 14.
The cruise of the pocket battleship Admiral Graf Spee sinking 9 ships from Great Britain. Her scuttling off Montevideo. The rescue in Norwegian waters of the British Merchant seamen taken prisoner on board the refueller Altmark.
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$5

40533
FRISCHAUER, Willi & JACKSON, Robert
THE NAVY'S HERE! - The Altmark Affair

London. 1955. Victor Gollancz. 1st Ed. 255 PP with 1 plan & 3 sketch maps, plus 12 pages with 13 b/w photos. Fp: Map of Atlantic Ocean with route of Altmark and Admiral Graf Spee. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Dust jacket chipped. Occasional foxing. Very good. 22.2 x 14.5.
The cruise of the pocket battleship Admiral Graf Spee sinking 9 ships from Great Britain. Her scuttling off Montevideo. The rescue in Norwegian waters of the British Merchant seamen taken prisoner on board the refueller Altmark.
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$10

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

London. 1901. Longmans, Green & Co. New Impression of the 1895 original edition. (6), 309 PP. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Light wear to covers. Stamp of previous owner at top of title page. Occasional foxing. Very good. 19.5 x 13.5.
9 lectures explaining how the English Navy ruled the waves and could spread the English race over the globe. Hawkins, Drake, expeditions to the West Indies, the Armada...
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$10

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

London. 1901. Longmans, Green & Co. New Impression of the 1895 original edition. (6), 309 PP. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Light wear to covers. A few signatures, library plate with number (not intrusive). Very good. 19.5 x 13.5.
9 lectures explaining how the English Navy ruled the waves and could spread the English race over the globe. Hawkins, Drake, expeditions to the West Indies, the Armada...
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$5

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

London. 1917. Longmans, Green & Co. New Impression of the 1895 original edition. (6), 309 PP. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Fine. 19.5 x 13.5.
9 lectures explaining how the English Navy ruled the waves and could spread the English race over the globe. Hawkins, Drake, expeditions to the West Indies, the Armada...
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$10

41754
FULLERTON, Alexander
NO MAN'S MISTRESS

London. 1955. Peter Davies. 1st Ed. 224 PP. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price-clipped). Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Few foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. 19 x 12.5. .
Novel set in the Mediterranean Sea of 1941 (Malta Convoy), on board the cruiser HMS Pelorus.
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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

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

55443
GEDDES, David (editor)
FLAGSHIP PORTSMOUTH

Portsmouth. 1997. Flagship Portsmouth Trust. 1st Ed. 48 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. FEP: Guide to Flagship Portsmouth. REP: Aerial photograph of Flagship Portsmouth. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.6 x 21. 0953108406
Mary Rose. HMS Victory. HMS Warrior 1860. Royal Naval Museum. Portsmouth Historic Dockyard.
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$15

68480
GERAGHTY, Tony
THIS IS THE SAS - A Pictorial history of the Special Air Service Regiment

London. 1982. Book Club Associates. 1st printing by BCA (reprint of the 1982 original). 156 PP with 392 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 30.2 x 22.5.
North Africa and the Desert Raiders (1941-1943). Aegean and Adriatic Seas (1943-1944)... The Falklands.
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$15

51119
GIDLEY, Charles
THE RAGING OF THE SEA

London. 1984. Andre Deutsch. 1st Ed. 543 PP. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. 24 x 15.5. 0233976477
Novel. Royal Navy and Naval life at sea.
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$15

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

Liskeard, Cornwall. 2002. Maritime Books. 1st Ed. 128 PP with 124 b/w photos. Title page: HMS Perseus, a Colossus class light fleet aircraft carrier alongside dolphins at Kirribilli. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. Oblong: 20.7 x 27.7. 0907771920
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$25

50514
GINGALL, Basil
WARSHIPS (ROYAL NAVY)

London. 1968. Box Books / The Illustrated London News.. 1st Ed. No.2 in the Boxed Books series. 50 sheets including: title page, preface page, index page and 7 head of chapters. Each sheet: recto with b/w illustrations (photographs and artists' impressions) and accompanying text, verso with details of warships. Box with illustrated front (aircraft carrier). Lid of box missing. Foxing spots on box. Very good. 24 x 20.5.
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$30

45589
GLADSTONE, E. W.
THE ROYAL NAVY

Oxford. 1958. Basil Blackwell. 1st Ed. (8), 79 PP with 10 figures, plus 12 b/w plates. Fp: THe Battle of Trafalgar, 21st October, 1805. Hard cover, spine sunned. Ex library copy with stamps on recto and verso of title page. Number on spine. Renewed endpapers. Foxing. Good reading copy. 19 x 13.
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$5

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

Philadelphia. 1835. E.L. Carey. Volume I (only): (IV), XV-XXIII, 24-212 PP. Papered boards, cloth spine with paper label for title "The Naval Sketch-Book, in two volumes - Vol I" pasted down on spine. Covers lightly soiled and rubbed. Ageing of paper and light foxing. Very good. 20.7 x 12.2.
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$40

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

Bournemouth, U.K. / Paris. 1994. Editions Parkstone / Editions du Pen Duick. 1st Ed., with a preface by Eric Tabarly. 172 PP with b/w illustrations and colour photos by Gilles Klein. FEP: The port of Rouen, 19th century. REP: Rouen in 1620. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Fine. French text. 30.7 x 24.5. 1859950043
Gathering of tall ships in Rouen, at the time of the 50th anniversary of the D Day landing of June 1944.
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$20

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

Oxford. 1983. Brassey's Defence Publishers. 1st Ed. XI, 132 PP with 2 maps, b/w illustrations (drawings & plans, 92 b/w photos), plus 6 plates with 12 colour photos. Hard cover, simile leather, gilt title on spine, dj. Near fine. 25.4 x 19. 0080311660
Operation corporate.
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$20

53007
GORDON, Major Lawrence L.
MILITARY ORIGINS

London. 1971. Kaye & Ward. 1st Ed. Edited by Lieutenant-colonel J. B. R. Nicholson. 256 PP with 26 line drawings, plus 4 b/w plates with 6 illustrations and 8 colour plates. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Sellotape marks on endpapers. Foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. 22.2 x 14.5. 0718208765
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$10

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

Edinburg. 1968. E. & S. Livingstone Ltd. Soft cover edition. Foreword by H. Jackson Burrows. (6), 68 PP with 47 plates (2 colour and 45 b/w). Pictorial soft cover. Foxing spots on front cover and the outer edges, o/wise a fine copy. 24.4 x 18.3. 443006067
Monograph based on an Exhibition held at the Royal Naval Hospital, Haslar, on 15 April 1967.
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$20

41580
GOSS, J. W.
BRITISH WARSHIPS 1975

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

14336
GRAVES, Charles
THE THIN RED LINES

London. ND, 1950? Standard Art Book. 1st Ed. 183 PP plus 26 pages with 33 b/w photos. Fp: The Blue Train (water colour). Eps: The two 24 hour clocks (Northern & Southern hemispheres) in the court room at Electra House. Cloth cover,dj. A few chips and marks on dust jacket, o/wise a very good clean copy. 22.2 x 15.
The achievements of the Telcom personnel who, during WWII, maintained the telecommunication services linking the British Empire by 155,000 miles of cable & 200,000 miles of wireless network. Cable ships during the War.
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$20

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

London. 1946. Robert Hale. 1st Ed. 211 PP plus 6 bw plates. Hard cover, dj (a few chips). War economy paper. Very good. 22.2 x 14.2
Life ashore as a fashionable consultant after swallowing the anchor after the end of the Seven Years War.
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$20

18087
GREGOR, Hugh
FIGHTING SHIPS IN BRITAIN

London. 1972. Macmillan. 1st Ed., in the History Picture Topics series. 40 PP with 20 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing. Very good. Oblong: 18.5 x 24.5. 333106660
From the Roman galleys and Viking longships to HMS Dreadnought.
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$10

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

Stamford, Lincolnshire. 2017. Key Publishing. 1st Ed. 100 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.7 x 21.
The miracle evacuation that saved the British Army: 26 May to 3rd June 1940.
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$10

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

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

London. 1968. Cassell. 1st Ed. (XIV), 338 PP plus 16 pages with 22 b/w photos. Cloth cover, dj. Top and bottom edges of covers speckled. Faint foxing spots on top outside edge, and stains on front outside edge. Very good. 21.6 x 14. 304931608
Firm believer in the roles of the Royal Navy, First Lord in 1911, his contribution to reconstruct the Navy. The Dardanelles fiasco, return as First Lord of the Admiralty and Prime Minister in 1939.
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$10

52517
GREY, C. G.
SEA-FLYERS

London. 1942. Faber and Faber. 1st Ed. 256 PP, plus 18 plates with 46 b/w photos. Fp: Portrait of 4 of the Men who made Sea-Flying. Cloth cover. Covers lightly soiled. War economy paper with little foxing. Few annotations and scoring. Very good. 19 x 13.
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$5

67557
GRIBBIN, John and Mary
FITZROY. The Remarkable Story of Darwin's Captain and the Invention of the Weather Forecast

London. 2003. Review / Headline Books. 1st paperback edition. XII, 336 PP with 2 charts (1 on double page) and 17 headpieces (FitzRoy Barometer), plus 8 pages with 17 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Occasional foxing. Very good. 23.5 x 16. 0755312902
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$15

65864
GRINNELL-MILNE, Duncan
BADEN-POWELL AT MAFEKING

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

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

Canberra. 2012. National Library of Australia. 1st Ed. Foreword by Anne-Marie Schwirtlich. VI, 229 PP with 19 b/w illustrations, 16 maps or plans, 57 colour illustrations and 100 plates in colour. Fp: Portrait of Vice-Admiral John Hunter, Governor of New South Wales. Pictorial boards, dj. New. 29 x 24. 9780642277077
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$50

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

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

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

69993
HACKFORTH-JONES, Gilbert
ONE-ONE-ONE, Stories of the Navy

London. 1943. Hodder & Stoughton. January 1943 reprint of the October 1942 original. 223, (1 publications) PP. Cloth cover, dj (price clipped and plastic protected). Covers with a few small chips or closed tears, o/wise a fine copy. Scarce. 19 x 13.
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$20

43159
HADFIELD, Robert L.
MUTINY AT SEA

London. 1937. Geoffrey Bles. 1st Ed. VIII, 246 PP, plus 8 plates with 9 b/w illustrations. Fp: An East Indiaman Earl Balcarres. Cloth cover. Few foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 22.2 x 14.5.
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$20

47017
HADFIELD, Robert L.
MUTINY AT SEA

New York. 1979. Earl M. Coleman. Facsimile reprint of the 1938 original, in the Seafaring Men: Their Ships and Times series. (4), VIII, 246 PP, plus 8 plates with 9 b/w illustrations. Fp: An East Indiaman Earl Balcarres. Eps: Map of North East Canada / USA. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Few foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 22.2 x 14.5. 0930576276
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$10

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

London. 1895. Thomas Nelson and Sons. 1st Ed. VIII, 9-387 PP, plus 6 b/w plates. Fp: Burial of Sir John Moore. Title page: Fast Castle, (Wolf's Crag). Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Rebacked copy, retaining most of original cloth cover, repaired fold of endpapers. Old watermarks on 3 or 4 leaves, slight ageing of paper, o/wise very good. 20.7 x 15.
First 10 years of his time at sea. Entered the Royal Navy in 1802. Halifax Station to 1808. Off the coast of Spain to 1811. Sailed in 1812 for the Far East.
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$50

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

London. 1898. Navy Records Society. 1st Ed. Publications of the Navy Records Society, volume 12. Vol. II: XVI, 416 PP, plus 3 b/w plates. Fp: Admiral of the Fleet Sir Thomas Byam Martin, Vice-Admiral of the United Kingdom. Navy blue/cream buckram, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine. Most pages uncut, ageing of outside edges, top of spine frayed. Ex library copy with stamp on front endpaper and number on spine. Very good. 24.2 x 16.
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$25

36876
HAMILTON, Admiral Sir Richard Vesey (editor)
LETTERS AND PAPERS OF ADMIRAL OF THE FLEET SIR THOS. BYAM MARTIN - Vol. III

London. 1901. Navy Records Society. 1st Ed. Publications of the Navy Records Society, Volume 19. Vol. III: XXII, 399, (3 publications) PP, plus 2 b/w plates. Fp: Capture of L'Immortalité French frigate by H.M. Frigate Fisgard, 20th October 1798. Navy blue/cream buckram, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine. Foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. 23.6 x 16.
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$25

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

London. c.1915. T. C. & E. C. Jack. 1st deluxe edition, in the Romance of Reality series. X, 298 PP with 7 figures and 15 illustrations on full page, plus 16 plates with 19 b/w photos. Fp (in colour): The carrack in which the Knights of St. John of Jerusalem arrived at Malta in 1530. Red leather binding, gilt decoration and title on spine, all edges are red. Spine lightly sunned. Fine. 21.5 x 15.5.
Stories of the Royal Navy: oared ships, Tudor ships, buccaneers, slavers, torpedo craft,...
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$25

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

London. c.1915? T.C. & E.C. Jack. 1st Ed., No. 2 in the Romance of Reality series. X, 298 PP with 7 figures and 15 illustrations on full page, plus 16 plates with 21 b/w photos. Fp (in colour): The carrack in which the Knights of St. John of Jerusalem arrived at Malta in 1530. Cloth cover, b/w illustrations pasted down on front endpaper. Covers lightly rubbed, spine sunned. Foxing on outside edges and few pages. Frontispiece and plate XVI are facsimile (laser) prints. Good. 21 x 15.5.
Stories of the Royal Navy: oared ships, Tudor ships, buccaneers, slavers, torpedo craft,...
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$10

56893
HAMILTON, John
THE HELICOPTER STORY OF THE FALKLANDS CAMPAIGN

Newton Abbot. 1990. David & Charles. 1st Ed. Foreword by Sir John Treacher. 96 PP with b/w drawings and colour illustrations [3 maps, 43 crests and 46 paintings (41 on full page)]. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Fine. Oblong: 29 x 32.5. 0715392867
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$25

16953
HANNAN, Bill
FIFTY YEARS OF NAVAL TUGS

Liskeard, Cornwall. 1995. Maritime Books. 1st Ed. 160 PP with tables and 75 b/w photos. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 21 x 15. 0907771254
Tugs: screw, paddle or tractor, operated by various departments of the Royal Navy.
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$15

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

London. 1968. Royal United Service Institution. Vol. CXIII, No. 651, August 1968. (10), 189 -278 PP with 1 graph and 4 b/w photos. Fp: Professor Arthur Marder.
Lectures (4) on the Navy and Defence. Sea Power and Modern Strategy, by Professor L. W. Martin. The Royal Navy in the next decade, by Rear-Admiral T. T. Lewin. The greatest single factor: The Officer and the Rating, by Rear-Admiral G.C. Crowley. ... The Soviets against the Germans at sea: 1941-45, by Donald W. Mitchell. The High Seas Fleet 1917-18, by David Woodward...
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$15

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

London. 1982. B B C. 3rd reprint of the 1982 original. 139 PP with 2 maps, plus 16 pages with 28 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Slight ageing of paper, foxing on outside edges. Very good. 17.8 x 11.2. 0563201479
2nd April to 15th June 1982.
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$10

68238
HARDY, A. C.
ACHIEVEMENT IN BRITISH SHIPBUILDING

London. c. 1942. The Pilot Press Ltd. 1st Ed., in the Achievement Books series. 36 PP with 2 colour illustrations at centrefold Burners and Welders (paintings by Stanley Spencer), 1 graph, 2 cut-aways and 74 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover, staples. Covers reinforced at spine, o/wise fine. Large format: 36 x 26.5.
Background... The men who build. How it works. Repair and salvage.
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$55

64312
HARDY, A. C.
BRITISH WARSHIPS ILLUSTRATED

London. 1935. A. C. Black. 1st Ed. 96 PP with 39 half-tone photos (34 on full page). Fp: 16-Inch gun turrets of Battleship "Nelson". Cloth cover, title on front cover and spine, dj (price clipped). Occasional foxing. Near fine. 22 x 14.2.
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$25

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

London. 1946. Nicholson and Watson. 1st Ed. VI, 7-350 PP with 2 maps, organigrams, tables and 78 profiles of ships, plus 1 folded table and 20 b/w plates with 33 photos. Fp: Command of the seas. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, dj (price-clipped). Foxing spots on outside edges. Internally very good. 22.2 x 14.5.
Calendar of Naval War (pages 9 to 33). Losses of principal warships (pages 279 to 305). Losses of Merchant shipping (pages 308 to 321)...
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$25

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

London. 1949. Nicholson and Watson. 1st Ed. XXXII, 271 PP with organigrams and tables, plus 20 b/w plates with 37 photos. Fp: The Dawn Patrol. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, dj (price-clipped). Foxing spots on outside edges. Internally very good. 22.2 x 14.5.
Calendar of Naval War (pages XI to XXXI). Losses of principal warships (pages 251to 271).
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$25

30146
HARKER, Jack
ALMOST HMNZS NEPTUNE

Wellington. 1991. Moana Press. 1st Ed. 335 PP with 19 sketch-maps and 53 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise fine. 21 x 14.7. 0908705727
Story of the Royal Navy Cruiser Neptune, diverted to the Mediterranean Fleet before going to New Zealand for her New Zealand commissioning, and sunk in an Italian minefield off Tripoli, 19 December 1941.
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$30

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

London. 1941. John Murray / Pilot Press. 2nd impression in August 1941 of the July 1941 original. 72 PP with 2 maps, 26 silhouettes of ships, and 79 b/w photos. Fp: Warships anchored in the road. Soft cloth cover, gilt device and title on front cover, dj (price clipped). Small ink stains in the margins of P8 and 9. Very good. 27 x 21.5.
The role & history of the Royal Navy. Life in the Navy. Battleships to submarines, aircraft carriers, ... Training, shipbuilding.
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$15

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

44430
HARRIS, John
THE SEA SHALL NOT HAVE THEM

Melbourne. 1956. Readers Book Club. Reprint of the original published by Hurst & Blackett. 288 PP, plus 20 pages with 28 b/w photos (taken from the film). Cloth cover, dj. Dust jacket with head of spine repaired, foxing on outside edges and some pages. Very good. 18.8 x 12.8.
With the Air-Sea Rescue High-Speed Launch Flotillas, in 1944.
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$5

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

London. 2000. Chatham Publishing. 1st Ed. 192 PP with 3 maps, plus 16 pages with 32 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24 x 16. 1861761384
Fighting the Malay Pirates in 1843 to 1846. HMS Investigator and navigation in the Arctic, 1848-1853. HMS Archer in the Baltic during the Crimean War.
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$15

39164
HARVEY, Maurice
GIBRALTAR

Staplehurst, Kent, UK. 1996. Spellmount. 1st Ed. IX, 10-192 PP with 2 maps, 3 plans and 97 b/w illustrations (engravings, paintings and photos), plus 8 pages with 12 colour paintings. Fp: Portrait of General George Eliott. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 28.2 x 22.5. 187337657X
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$15

54334
HARVEY, Robert
COCHRANE - The Life and Exploits of a Fighting Captain

London. 2000. Constable. 2nd printing of the 2000 original. XX, 332 PP with 2 maps and 2 plans, plus 8 pages with 10 b/w illustrations. Eps: The Rising Star. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 22.2 x 14.2. 1841191620
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$10

43700
HASTINGS, A. C. G.
THE VOYAGE OF THE DAYSPRING - Being the Journal of the late Sir John Hawley Glover, R.N., G.C.M.G., together with some account of the Expedition up the Niger River in 1857

London. 1926. John Lane the Bodley Head. 1st Ed., with an introduction by Lady Glover. XIV, (2), 230, (2 publications) PP with 1 sketch chart, plus 21 plates with 22 b/w illustrations. Fp: Lt. John Hawley Glover, R.N. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Foxing spots on outside edges and few pages, o/wise near fine. 22.3 x 15.
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$25

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

London. 1985. Weidenfeld and Nicolson. 1st Ed. 192 PP with 9 maps, and b/w and colour photos. Hard cover, dj. Light foxing, o/wise near fine. 28.2 x 20.2. 0297786504
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$15

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

17265
HAY, Ian
THE UNCONQUERED ISLE. The Story of Malta G.C.

London. 1943. Hodder & Stoughton. December reprint of the 1943 original. 208 PP plus 32 pages with b/w photos. FEP: Map of Malta Islands. REP: Map of the Mediterranean. Cloth cover, dj (price-clipped). Dust jacket with small chips. War economy paper, foxing. Very good. 19 x 12.5.
Brief history of Malta. First siege of 1565. Second siege of 1800 and the first years of WWII.
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$10

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

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

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

London. 1973. Faber and Faber. 1st Ed. 188 P, plus 8 pages with 10 b/w illustrations. Cloth cover, dj (price-clipped). Foxing spots on outside edges and some pages, offsetting of the front endpaper. Very good. 22.5 x 14. 0571102409
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$15

69743
HAYWARD, R. A.
THE STORY AND SCANDAL OF HMS MEGAERA

London. 1978. Moorland Publishing Co. 1st Ed. 144 PP with 54 b/w illustrations. Title spread: HMS Megaera anchored off St. Paul Bar. Hard cover, dj. Ex Library copy with sello tapes marks on covers, stamps on half title page and verso of title page, and renewed endpapers. A good reading / working copy. 24 x 19. 0903485303
One of the Royal Navy's first iron-hulled warships (built 1849), the Megaera, in an unseaworthy state, was forced to beach on St. Paul Island in the Indian Ocean whilst en route round the Cape to Australia in 1871. The story of the ship, her last voyage and the survival and rescue of the crew and troops.
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$10

16767
HEARSEY, John E.N.
YOUNG MR PEPYS

London. 1973. History Book Club. Reprint. (12), 307 PP plus 12 pages with b/w illust. Fp: Portrait of Samuel Pepys. Eps: The Dutch off Sheerness, 1667. Hard cover, dj. Small vignette pasted down on half-title page, two pages with a vertical marker pen line (not affecting text legibility), and an otherwise very good clean copy. 22.3 x 13.8. 094591407
In 1660, he was made Clerk of the Acts at the Navy Office and by reorganizing it, became one of the Fathers of the Royal Navy.
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$10

54731
HENDERSON, Professor G. C.
THE GREAT EUROPEAN WAR, 1914-15 (in Syllabus of a Course of Lectures)

Adelaide. 1915. The University of Adelaide. 1st Ed. 14 PP. Soft cover. Rusty staples. Very good. 18 x 12.5.
Lecture I: The Causes of the War. Lecture II: British and German Imperialism. Lecture III: Civilization and the War.
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$5

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

Adelaide. 1916. The University of Adelaide. 1st Ed. 8 PP. Soft cover repaired. Rusty staples. Good. 18 x 12.5.
Lecture I: Clearing the Seas. Lecture II: The War of Attrition. Lecture III: The Grand Fleet.
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$5

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

London. 1885. Bickers and Son. New edition. XVII, (3), 300 PP, plus 10 plates with 10 b/w illustrations in permanent photography pasted down. Fp: Robert Blake. Cloth cover, gilt decorations and title on front cover and spine, all edges gilt. Spine lightly sunned. Near fine. Scarce. 21.5 x 14.5.
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$50

63399
HIBBERT, Christopher
CORUNNA

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

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

London. 1946. Methuen & Co. 1st Ed. 48 PP with illustrations by the author. Hard cover, cloth spine, dj (price clipped). Foxing spots. Very good. 29 x 22.3.
A book of illustrated war verses.
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$10

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

Toronto & Philadelphia. 1906. The Linscott Publishing. 1st edition in the Nineteenth Century series. XXIV, 472 PP. Brown cloth cover, gilt title (dulled). Few foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise a very good clean copy. 20.6 x 14.
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$50

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

Oxford, UK. 2002. Oxford University Press. 1st paperback edition of the 1995 original. XIV, (2), 480 PP with 15 head-pieces, 23 maps, 6 ships' plans Action Stations, and hundreds of b/w illustrations, plus 16 pages with 26 colour illust. Title spread: Bombardment of Algiers 1816. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 24.6 x 19. 198602577
The wall of England. From the King's ships to the Royal Navy (1500-1642),... Endeavour, discovery and idealism,... the Royal Navy and the post-war naval revolution, 1948 to the present.
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$20

20225
HILL, J. R. & RANFT, Bryan (editors)
THE OXFORD ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF THE ROYAL NAVY

London. 1995. O.U.P. 1st Ed. XIV, (2), 480 PP with 15 head-pieces, 23 maps & ships' plans Action Stations, and hundreds of b/w illust., plus 16 pages with 26 colour illust. Title spread: Bombardment of Algiers 1816. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Light offsetting of endpapers, o/wise a fine copy in like dust jacket. 25.2 x 19.5. 0192116754
The wall of England. From the King's ships to the Royal Navy (1500-1642),... Endeavour, discovery and idealism,... the Royal Navy and the post-war naval revolution, 1948 to the present.
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$40

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

London. 1975. Jupiter Books. 1st Ed. 72 PP with 16 b/w text illustrations and 24 colour plates on full page. Fp: The Henry Grace à Dieu. Hard cover, dj. Some foxing, o/wise very good. 33.5 x 23.5. 0904041190
A tribute to Great Britain's maritime traditions. History & development of British sailing ships since the Middle Ages.
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$10

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

On board. 1945. Edited for Thursday, 1st February 1945. 16 PP with 1 illustration by Tanner. Inside front cover: Master of Ceremonies "Lieutenant John Gordon Baskcomb, R.N.R". Soft cover, illustration on front cover by Tanner. Dedicatory note inside front cover "To Mavis with Love" dated 6 November 1945 and signed John. Covers reinforced at spine. Ageing of paper, o/wise near fine. 18.5 x 12.5.
HMS Euryalus, Cruiser of 5,450 Tons, built Chatham Dock Yard in 1939. Crossing the line ceremony between Trincomalee and Australia. Original crossing of the Equator at 88 East, on 19th January 1945. The ceremony of this crossing was held on 1st February 1946 by 19 South & 102 East, following 2 successful Air Raids on the Japanese held oil refinery at Palembang, Sumatra. A scarce item.
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$100

18587
HMSO
BRITISH MERCHANT SHIPPING (LOSSES), World War II

Wellington. No Date, 1966 ?. New Zealand Ship and Marine Society. Reprint of the 1947 original published by H.M.S.O. (4), 56 PP. Typescript on recto only. Stapled soft wrappers, worn on spine. Very good. Scarce. 33 x 20.5.
Reprint of lists I & IV of "British Merchant Vessels Lost or Damaged by Enemy Action during the Second World War". 3rd September 1939 to 2nd. September 1945.
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$35

71485
HMSO
HANDLING SHIPS - B.R. 2092

London. 1954. Navigation and Direction Department / Admiralty. Restricted edition. VI, 166 PP with 1 chart, 2 diagrams, over 7 tables & curves and over 70 figures. Plus 3 plates with b/w photos (figures 8, 37 & 38) and 2 folded plates (figures 9, 19, 20, 21a & 21b). Cloth cover, gilt title on front board and spine. Addendum B.R. 2092 (1958): soft cover and 16 PP with 9 figures, plus large folded plate for 2 figures (71 & 76), pasted down inside back cover. Stamp in blind of previous owner on FFEP, o/wise a very good clean copy. Scarce item. 24.5 x 15.5.
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$75

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

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

London. 1952. H.M.S.O. 1st Ed. VII, 136 PP with 73 figures, plus 5 colour plates. Fp: Advertisement for Player's Navy Cut. Eps: 6 advertisments. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Previous owner's stamp on advert prelim, o/wise very good. 18.8 x 12.6.
Sea terms, steering the ship, boatwork... A.B.C.D. (Atomic, Biological and Chemical protection and Damage control).
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$10

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

Cambridge. 1927. University Press. Reprint of the 1922 original. XIV, 227 PP with tables and 4 text illustrations, plus 3 b/w plates (1 on double page). Cloth cover, gilt device (anchor) on front board, gilt title on spine. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Foxing. Very good. 19.5 x 13.5.
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$20

41359
HOEHLING, A. A. & Mary
THE LAST VOYAGE OF THE LUSITANIA

London. 1959. Pan Books. 1st paperback edition of the 1956 original. 188, (4 advert.) PP, plus 4 pages with 6 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Spine creased and worn. Signature on top of half-title page, ageing and foxing of paper. Good reading copy. 17.7 x 11.
Chronicle of the last days of this Atlantic liner, of her crew & passengers up to her torpedo sinking on May 7 1915 off the coast of Ireland. Loss of 1198 lives (124 of them American). The experiences of the survivors, the rescue..
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$5

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

London. 2011. Corgi Book. 1st paperback edition of the 2010 original. 924, (4 publications) with 19 maps and figures, plus 32 pages with b/w illustrations (2 drawings and 100 photos). Pictorial soft cover (design by Tom Poland). Near fine. 19.8 x 12.7. 9780552156103
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$15

53458
HOLMAN, Gordon
THE KING'S CRUISERS

London. 1947. Hodder & Stoughton. 1st Ed. 264 PP with 3 charts in text plus 8 warships' silhouettes (tail pieces) plus 30 pages with 30 b/w photos. Fp: Ocean Vigil. FEP: The World. REP: Mediterranean Sea. Cloth cover. Spine sunned and worn with a few tears. Signature on FFEP. A very good and clean reading copy. 22.8 x 14.6.
The triumphs & vicissitudes as well as the good & bad times of WWII.
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$10

16647
HOLMAN, Gordon
THE KING'S CRUISERS

London. 1947. Hodder & Stoughton. 1st Ed. 264 PP with 3 charts in text plus 8 warships' silhouettes (tail pieces) plus 30 pages with 30 b/w photos. Fp: Ocean Vigil. FEP: The World. REP: Mediterranean Sea. Cloth cover with lightly sunned spine. A little foxing, o/wise a very good clean copy. 22.8 x 14.6.
The triumphs & vicissitudes as well as the good & bad times of WWII.
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$15

17743
HOLMAN, Gordon
THE LITTLE SHIPS

London. 1943. Hodder & Stoughon. 1st Ed. 164 PP, plus 18 pages with 9 drawings by C.E. Turner and 8 b/w photos. Fp: A convoy is sighted. Cloth cover (spine sunned). Name of previous owner on front endpaper. War economy paper, foxing, o/wise very good. 19 x 12.5.
The M.T.B.'s, coastal motorboats, and PTB's, which were protecting the Southern Coast of Britain and attacking the Germans across the Channel & North Sea.
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$5

69605
HOLMAN, Gordon
STAND BY TO BEACH !

London. 1945. Hodder & Stoughton. 2nd reprint of the December 1944 original. 224 PP, plus 24 pages with 1 painting and 22 b/w photos. Fp: "The First Foothold Gained!". Cloth cover, spine & edges a little worn & soiled. Copy lacking the Free fly of front endpaper. War economy paper. Good reading copy. 19 x 12.4.
From the landing in Normandy to the fall of Cherbourg.
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$10

40400
HOOK, F. A.
MERCHANT ADVENTURERS 1914-1918

London. 1920. A. & C. Black. 1st Ed. VIII, 319 PP, plus 2 folded maps at rear and 32 plates with 35 b/w illust. Fp: Four-point-seven. Cloth cover, device in blind on front cover, gilt title on spine. Bookplate of "The Royal Cruising Club" on front endpaper. Ageing of paper and foxing (not affecting plates). Top of spine missing on 2 cm. Covers protected by a dust jacket (laser print). Good reading copy. 21.4 x 13.5.
War records during the first World War of: P. & O., British India, and their Associated Lines.
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$30

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

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

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

London. 1969. Jackdaw Publications. Reprint of the 1966 edition (original: Jonathan Cape, 1965). Folder with 8 of the 9 facsimile of documents and the 6 broadsheets. Lacks document No.:7 "The Taking of Quebec". Special card folder with tape binding. Very good. Format (oblong): 23.5 x 34.5. 305610279
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$15

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

London. 1974. Collins. 1st Ed. 382 PP with 5 maps & 2 diagrams, plus 48 pages with 27 bw & 19 colour illust. Eps: World Map. Hard cover, dj. (small piece missing on spine). Foxing spots on outside edges. A very good clean copy. 24.7 x 17. 0002167557
The growth of British power at sea, since the 5th Century voyages of Celtic monks across the Atlantic...
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$15

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

London. 1974. Book Club Associates. Reprint of the 1974 original. 382 PP with 5 maps & 2 diagrams, plus 48 pages with 27 b/w and 19 colour illust. Eps: World Map. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket slightly rubbed. Foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. 24.7 x 17.
The growth of British power at sea, since the 5th Century voyages of Celtic monks across the Atlantic...
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$10

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

32359
HUMBLE, Richard
BEFORE THE DREADNOUGHT - The Royal Navy from Nelson to Fisher

London. 1976. Macdonald and Jane's. 1st Ed. VIII, 216 PP with 1 graph, 3 sketch-plans and 4 maps, plus 12 pages with 22 b/w illustrations (5 paintings and 17 photos). Hard cover, dj. Spine of dust jacket with repaired tears at head and foot. Faint foxing, o/wise very good. 22.4 x 14. 0356082341
Afterglow of Trafalgar. Crimean war interlude...
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$15

68603
HUMBLE, Richard
THE RISE AND FALL OF THE BRITISH NAVY

London. 1986. Queen Anne Press. 1st Ed. 256 PP with tables, plus 16 pages with 27 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. STamps "University of Tasmania" / "Australia Maritime College" on endpapers and title page. Faint foxing. Very good. 24 x 15. 0356122271
From the Tudor Navy to victory against Japan, the Royal Navy fought and survived. Since then, it has diminished and lost its importance as a naval force.
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$5

18499
HUMBLE, Richard
THE RISE AND FALL OF THE BRITISH NAVY

London. 1986. Queen Anne Press. 1st Ed. 256 PP with tables, plus 16 pages with 27 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 24 x 15. 0356122271
From the Tudor Navy to victory against Japan, the Royal Navy fought and survived. Since then, it has diminished and lost its importance as a naval force.
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$10

71553
HURD, Archibald
A MERCHANT FLEET AT WAR

London. 1920. Cassell. 1st Ed. XXIV, 140 PP with 1 drawing, plus 13 colour plates and 50 b/w plates with 70 photos. Title page: vignette with crest of Cunard Line. Fp (in colour): "Aquitania" leading the Transports. FEP: Map of Mediterranean Sea and Atlantic Ocean. REP: Map of the routes served by Cunard ships during the war. Cloth cover with light wear, gilt devices and title on front cover and spine which is a little frayed at top and bottom. Gilt lettering somewhat faded. Ex-libris of previous owner on half-title page and his signature on title page. Overall, a very good copy of this scarce title. 20.7 x 14.
The Cunard Line during First World War.
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$85

49067
HURD, Archibald & BASHFORD, H. H.
SONS OF ADMIRALTY. A Short History of the Naval War 1914-1918

London. 1919. Constable & Co. 1st Ed. XXXII, 294, (2 publications) PP, plus 1 folded plan showing the deployment of the Battle Fleet. Cloth cover, decoration in blind on front cover, title on front cover and spine. Spine lightly faded. Faint foxing. Near fine. 18.8 x 13.
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$15

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

London. 1941. Hodder & Stoughton. June 1941 reprint of the May 1941 original. 160 PP, plus 40 pages with 52 b/w photos. Fp: Ships of Commerce Guarded by Ships of War. Hard cover a little soiled and rubbed around edges. Occasional foxing, o/wise very good. 19.4 x 13.
A tribute to the skill, endurance & courage of the fighting merchantmen who supplied food & raw materials to the forces thus contributing to the defeat of Italy & Germany.
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$5

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

London. 1941. Hodder & Stoughton. 1st Printing. 160 PP plus 40 pages with 52 b/w photos. Fp: Ships of Commerce Guarded by Ships of War. Hard cover with a few marks, scarce dust jacket. Light foxing, renewed endpapers, o/wise very good. 19.4 x 13.
A tribute to the skill, endurance & courage of the fighting merchantmen who supplied food & raw materials to the forces thus contributing to the defeat of Italy & Germany.
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$10

43994
HYTHE, Viscount (editor)
THE NAVAL ANNUAL 1913

New York. 1970. Arco Publishing. Reprint of the 1913 original. Library edition. (4), VIII, 520 PP with tables & b/w illustrations, plus 1 diagram and 9 b/w plates. Fp: H.M.S. King George V. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 25.4 x 16. 668022671
The state of various navies prior to WWI. British and foreign navies. Personnel of the German Navy... The Turco-Italian war. The Dominion and Imperial defence.
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$25

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

London. 1917. Newspaper Illustrations / The Illustrated London News & Sketch. 1st Ed. 12 b/w photographic plates selected from the Official Photographs of the French Government 1914-1917. All captions in English and French. Soft cover, illustrated front "The Soldier's Divertisements / Les Divertissements du Soldat". Plates and covers bound with a tie. Covers with a little light wear/soiling, o/wise near fine. Oblong: 16.2 x 22.7.
Selection of Official photographs of the French Government, 1914-1917 : ... Sabot Wood, Somme Battles ...
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$15

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

London. 1917. Newspaper Illustrations / The Illustrated London News & Sketch. 1st Ed. 12 b/w photographic plates selected from the Official Photographs of the French Government 1914-1917. All captions in English and French. Soft cover, illustrated front "Another One: Shells ... / Encore Un: Obus ...". Plates and covers bound with a tie. Covers with light wear/soiling, o/wise near fine. Oblong. 16.2 x 22.7.
Selection of official photographs of the French Government, 1914-1917 : Midnight Mass at Fort Douaumont, 24th December 1916 ... Verdun. Somme Front ... Destroyed Churches (Betheny, Arras, Reims).
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$15

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

London. 1960. The Illustrated London News and Sketch Limited. P625-672. Contains article by Arthur Bryant from P. 633 to 649 with 34 b/w illustrations. Stapled soft covers (crossed flags of France and the United Kingdom in colour). Near fine. 36.5 x 25.8.
The state visit of President De Gaulle, April 5-8 1960.
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$15

63941
IRELAND, Bernard
WAR AT SEA 1914-1945

London. 2002. Cassell. 1st Ed., in the Cassell's History of Warfare edited by John Keegan. 224 PP with over 23 maps in colour, b/w and colour illustrations (paintings, photos). Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket with creases. Very good. 27 x 20. 030435340X
Nature of Sea Power. ...
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$15

34210
IRVING, Commander John
THE SMOKE SCREEN OF JUTLAND

London. 1966. William Kimber. 1st Ed. 256 PP with 13 maps and diagrams, plus 8 pages with 16 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Small chips on corners of dust jacket, o/wise near fine. 24 x 16.
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$15

69687
IVE, Ruth
THE WOMAN WHO CENSORED CHURCHILL

Stroud, Gloucestershire. 2008. The History Press. 1st Ed. 159, (1) PP with 5 "Churchill Documents", plus 8 pages with 12 b/w illustrations (1 document, 1 map and 10 photos). Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine (mint condition). 22.2 x 14. 9780752447162
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$15

36672
JACKSON, Robert
HISTORY OF THE ROYAL NAVY

London. 1999. Parragon. 1st Ed. 96 PP with b/w and colour illust. Title spread: Aircraft carrier of the Invincible class. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Fine. 30 x 23.5. 0752532197
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$10

39138
JACKSON, Robert
THE ROYAL NAVY IN WORLD WAR II

London. 1997. Airlife. 1st UK edition. 176 PP with 6 maps and 169 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 25.2 x 19.5. 185310714X
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$15

44082
JACKSON, Robert
THE ROYAL NAVY IN WORLD WAR II

London. 1997. Airlife. 1st UK edition. 176 PP with 6 maps and 169 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing. Remainder mark on lower outside edge, o/wise near fine. 25.2 x 19.5. 185310714X
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$10

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

London. 1970. Arthur Barker. 1st Ed. 234 PP with appendices, plus 16 pages with 27 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Ex-libris of previous owner on FFEP with remnants of sellotape marks on endpapers and flaps of dust jacket. Contents near fine. 22 x 14. 213001586
From the hunt for the Graf Spee to the final assault on Japan and Kamikaze attacks on the carriers of the British Pacific Fleet.
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$20

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

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

New York. 1999. St. Martin's Press. Illustrated edition of the 1994 original, abridged by Helen Lowie. 352 PP with 16 maps, hundreds of illustrations (71 of them in colour). Fp: Portrait of Henry Morton Stanley with scenes from his expeditions in the Dark Continent. Half title page: HM The Queen arriving in Fiji. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 27.8 x 23.2. 0312264291
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$15

66193
JANE, Fred T.
THE BRITISH BATTLE-FLEET - Its Inception and Growth throughout the Centuries to the Present Day (in two volumes)

London. 1915. The Library Press. W. Partridge. New edition with an updated preface of the 1912 original. Vol. I: XVI, 322, (10 short glossary) PP with 27 plates with b/w illustrations (12 photos of ships, 5 portraits and 7 plans & diagrams) and 15 colour illustrations by W. L. Wyllie. Fp (in colour): Submarines in the Channel. Vol. II: X, 288 PP with 27 plates with b/w illustrations (5 photos of ships, 6 portraits and 16 plans and diagrams) and 10 colour illustrations by W.L. Wyllie. Fp (in colour): Dreadnoughts anchoring - 1912. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, title in blind on a sunned spine. Top edge tinted. Foxing spots on outside edges and a few pages. Set of 2 volumes in very good and clean condition. Scarce. 23.6 x 116.5.
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$170

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

Sydney. 1994. Naval Historical Society of Australia. 1st Ed., Monograph No. 43 of the Society. 11 PP (typescript on recto only), plus 2 pages with b/w illustrations (photocopy quality). Pictorial soft cover, clear plastic folder. Fine. 29.8 x 21.
Transcript of a lecture given to the Society, 1994.
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$5

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

London. c. 1933. Royal United Service Institution. Pulled out article fropm the "Journal of the RUSI". Pages 501 to 513. Soft cover. Foxing. 25 x 17.5.
H.M.S. Dunedin and the Mau /Society in Western Samoa (slogan: Samoa for the Samoans).
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$10

71289
JELLICOE OF SCAPA, Admiral Viscount
THE GRAND FLEET 1914-16, Its Creation, Development and Work

London. 1922. Cassell & Co. 7th impression in February 1922 of the original edition of February 1919. XVI, 518 PP with tables & figures in text, plus 18 pages with 1 colour & 10 b/w plates, and 13 folded plans & diagrams (4 in pocket at end of book). Fp: The Commander-in-Chief and Staff, Captain, Officers and Ship's Company of H.M.S. Iron Duke, Nov. 28th, 1916. Navy cloth cover with a small bump on top front corner and a little shelf wear around edges. Engraving in blind on front cover, gilt title and device on spine.. Ageing of paper, and foxing. Brief note at top corner of front endpaper. Binding is tight and overall a very good plus copy of a scarce title. 24.1 x 16.5.
The Grand Fleet and its bases, the Dogger Bank action of January 1915, the Battle of Jutland 31st May/1st June 1916.
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$70

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

39938
JOHNSTON, George H.
BATTLE OF THE SEAWAYS

Sydney. 1941. Angus and Robertson. 1st Australian edition. XVI, 240 PP, plus 12 b/w plates. Fp: British bomber circling German oil tanker. Cloth cover, gilt title on sunned spine. War economy paper, foxing spots on outside edges and few pages. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Very good. 22 x 14.5.
Early stages (up to April 1941) of World War II: submarine warfare, blockade of Germany, mine warfare,...
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$10

16706
JOHNSTON, George H.
BATTLE OF THE SEAWAYS, From the Athenia to the Bismarck

London. 1942. Victor Gollancz. 2nd Impression before publication. XII, 148 PP, plus 12 pages with 12 b/w photos. Fp: British bomber circling German oil tanker. Cloth cover, dj. War economy paper, foxing, 2 pen marks in margin, o/wise good. 20.4 x 13.2.
Submarine war, blockade of Germany, mine warfare,...
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$15

69699
JONES, David & NUNAN, Peter
MASTER MARINER - The Story of Captain Harold Chesterman

Rockhampton. 2009. Central Queensland University Press. 1st Ed. XII, 237 PP with I plan, 4 maps and 63 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Front cover with tiny light crease at lower corner and with name of previous owner on the inside, o/wise a fine copy. Scarce. 25 x 17.8. 9781921274121
Cadet on HMS Worcester in 1931/1933. Port Line 1933 to 1938. Royal Navy 1938 to 1946 (... Battle of the Atlantic). With the Commonwealth Lighthouses Service 1947 to 1978, servicing the Queensland coast.
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$65

14833
JONES, Geoffrey
DEFEAT OF THE WOLF PACKS

Novato, Ca. 1987. Presidio. 1st US Ed. (UK orig. 1986). 223 PP with 1 map, 1 facsimile and 37 b/w photos in text. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 23.5 x 15.8. 0891413146
The period when the Allied Forces in 1943/44 won the war against the U-boat threat to the convoys through their codebreaking, aerial patrol and use of radar to deny the enemy the sanctuary of the night.
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$20

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

New York. 1967. Macmillan. 1st printing, with an introduction by Admiral E. M. Eller. XXXII, 156 PP with 2 maps on double page and 6 illustrations. Fp: The brig Nancy Ann, of the same size and period as the Yankee. Cloth cover, device in blind on front cover, dj (price-clipped). Near fine. 21.7 x 14.7.
The Anglo American war of 1812.
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$15

69781
JONES, T. M.
SONS OF THE SEA - From Naval Cadet to Captain

Sydney. 1941. Angus and Robertson. 1st Ed. Foreword by Captain Ross Stewart, R.N. X, 208 PP. Fp: There was a rending crash when the destroyer struck the submarine. Cloth cover, dj. Dust jacket slightly rubbed and chipped. War economy paper showing signs of ageing, o/wise near fine. Scarce with the dust jacket. 18.8 x 12.5.
Factual story of a naval career with the Empire Navy. WWI as a naval cadet, to the first years of WWII as a Captain during operation Menace against Vichy France in Dakar.
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$40

44394
JORDAN, Humfrey
TIDE STILL FLOWING

London. 1952. Hodder & Stoughton. Paperback reprint of the 1940 original. 190 PP. Pictorial soft cover. Slight ageing of paper. Very good. 18.5 x 12.5.
Novel.
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$10

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

London. 1999. Chatham Publishing. 1st Ed. XVI, 624 PP with 300 b/w photos. Title spread: Umtali, built for the Natal Line service. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Faint foxing on outside edges and light crease on half-title page. Near fine. 30.2 x 21.5. 186176023X
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$75

63617
JUBELIN, Rear-Admiral André
THE FLYING SAILOR

London. 1953. Hurst and Blackett. 1st English edition, translated from the 1951 French original "Marin de Métier - Pilote de Fortune". 276 PP, plus 20 pages with 34 b/w photos. Cloth cover. Ex Library copy (Australian Red Crosss Hospital Library Service), with tape marks on endpapers, few stamps and colour photo pasted down on front cover. Foxing. Very good reading copy. 21.7 x 14.5.
World War II with the French Navy, the Free French Navy (after leaving his post in Indo-China to join the British forces in Malaya) and as a fighter pilot with the Royal Air Force.
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$5

46198
JUBELIN, Rear-Admiral André
THE FLYING SAILOR

London. 1954. Hurst and Blackett. Reprint of the November 1953 English edition, translated from the 1951 French original Marin de Métier - Pilote de Fortune. 276 PP, plus 20 pages with 34 b/w photos. Cloth cover. Occasional foxing. Very good. 21.7 x 14.5.
World War II with the French Navy, the Free French Navy (after leaving his post in Indo-China to join the British forces in Malaya) and as a fighter pilot with the Royal Air Force.
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$5

48259
KEMP, Lieut.-Commander P. K.
FLEET AIR ARM

London. 1954. Herbert Jenkins. 2nd impression (December 1954) of the November 1954 original. Foreword by Admiral of the Fleet Sir Philip L. Vian. 232 PP, plus 16 pages with 32 b/w photos. Fp: H. M. S. Eagle. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Foxing spots on outside edges and few pages. Very good. 22.2 x 14.2.
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$15

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

London. 1954. Herbert Jenkins. 2nd impression (December 1954) of the November 1954 original. Foreword by Admiral of the Fleet Sir Philip L. Vian. 232 PP, plus 16 pages with 32 b/w photos. Fp: H. M. S. Eagle. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket has a few small chips, signature of previous owner on FFEP, o/wise near fine. 22.2 x 14.2.
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$20

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

London. 1954. Herbert Jenkins. 1st Ed. Foreword by Admiral of the Fleet Sir Philip L. Vian. 232 PP, plus 16 pages with 32 b/w photos. Fp: H. M. S. Eagle. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket price-clipped and chipped. Top part of front endpaper clipped. Foxing spots on outside edges and few pages but still a good copy. 22.2 x 14.2.
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$10

48874
KEMP, Lieutenant-Commander P. K.
NINE VANGUARDS

London. 1951. Hutchinson. 1st Ed. 236 PP, plus 16 pages with 17 b/w illustrations. Fp: H.M.S. Vanguard, 1947. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price-clipped). Dust jacket with a few chips and protected. Foxing spots on outside edges and a few pages, o/wise a very good clean copy. 23.5 x 16.
The 9 warships of the British and Royal Navy, named Vanguard.
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$20

57638
KEMP, Paul
FRIEND OR FOE - Friendly Fire at Sea 1939-1945

London. 1995. Leo Cooper. 1st Ed. IX, 198 PP, plus 16 pages with 37 b/w photos. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Initials of previous owner on outside page edges, o/wise near fine. 24 x 16. 0850523850
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$15

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

London. 1969. Arthur Barker, Ltd. 1st Ed. 304 PP with 18 colour illustrations and b/w illustrations (maps paintings, photos). Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped, rubbed and chipped). Stamps of the "State Library of Tasmania" on endpapers and of "The Tasmanian Maritime and Folk Museum" on title page. Very good working copy. 28.5 x 22.5. 213179113
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$15

34552
KENT, Alexander
A TRADITION OF VICTORY

London. 1982. Hutchinson. Reprint of the 1981 original. 296 PP. Eps: Map of north west France and south of England. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 22.2 x 14. 0091458102
A novel - Rear Admiral Bolitho's actions before the Peace Treaty of Amiens, year 1801.
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$10

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

London. 1951. Faber & Faber. 1st Ed. 196 PP, plus 2 colour plates, 6 pages with 13 photos & 1 large folded photo (panoramic view of Table Bay Harbour in April 1941). Fp: The North African Landing 1942. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Stamp "With Compliments of the P & O S. N.Co." on half-title page. Light foxing. Very good. 20.5 x 14.
The world's greatest merchant fleet during WWII. Armed merchant cruisers, troopships ...
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$10

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

London. 1957. George G. Harrap. 1st Ed. 304 PP with 1 line drawing, plus 24 pages with 47 b/w photos. Fp: M.L. 282 at Zeebrugge. Cloth cover, dj (price clipped with a few chips or closed tears). Ex-library copy with 6 neat stamps on first and last leaves and previous owner's signature, o/wise a very good clean copy. 21.5 x 14.5.
History of the Royal Navy Volunteer Reserve since its inception in 1903. Its organization and some of its valorous deeds.
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$10

32162
KERR, J. Lennox & JAMES, David (Editors)
WAVY NAVY, By Some Who Served

London. 1951. George G. Harrap. Reprint of the 1950 original. 264 PP with text-illustrations (initial letter of chapters, head & tail pieces), plus 6 colour plates. Fp: A Night Air Attack off Arromanches. Cloth cover. Some foxing, covers marked, o/wise very good. 22 x 14.
Stories & experiences of members of the Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve (waved stripes) during WWII. The last two chapters give an account of the RNVR between 1872 & 1945.
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$10

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

Paris. 1992. Service Historique de la Marine. 1st Ed. Foreword and Epilogue by Vice Amiral d'Escadre Michel Tripier. Introduction by Contre-Amiral Jean Kessler. 330 PP with tables and 5 maps. Texts: 11 in English and 14 in French. Pictorial card cover. Name of previous owner at top corner of title page. Occasional faint foxing. Near fine. 24 x 15.5.
3rd seminar of the Anglo-French studies of Maritime History, held in Toulon 14, 15 & 16th November 1990. 21 papers "... from the French Revolution, to the Independence of Greece ..." : 10 in French, by Jean Tulard, Jacques Ferrier, Martine Acerra ... Michèle Battesti ... and 11 in English, by Christopher Ware, Nicholas Tracy, Anthony Ryan, David J. Lyon, Brian Lavery ... John B. Hattendorf, William S. Dudley.
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$100

47539
KEYES, Admiral of the Fleet, The Lord
AMPHIBIOUS WARFARE AND COMBINED OPERATIONS

Cambridge. 1943. University Press. 1st Ed. 102 PP. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Slight ageing of paper, very light foxing, o/wise near fine. 19.4 x 13.
The Lees Knowles Lectures, 1943. Combined Operations in the St Lawrence River, 1759. The China War, 1900. The Dardanelles Campaign....
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$10

49072
KING, Cecil
H. M. S. HIS MAJESTY'S SHIPS AND THEIR FORBEARS

London. 1940. The Studio Publications. 1st Ed., with a foreword by Admiral Sir Edward R. G. R. Evans. XI, 328 PP with text illustrations by the author , and 56 b/w plates. Eps: Mappemonde by author. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title (dulled) on spine. Slight ageing of paper on outside edges. Fine. 25.2 x 16.
From Acasta and Achates to Warspite and Warwick.
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$20

16920
KING, Cecil
RULE BRITANNIA

London. 1942. Studio Publications. 2nd printing of the September 1941 original. XII, PP.13-280 with line drawings and 56 b/w plates. FEP: Map of Europe/Africa. REP: Map of W. Atlantic & Indian/Pacific region. Gilt-decorated cloth cover. Ex-library copy (2 unobtrusive stamps), o/wise very good copy. 24.8 x 15.
A parallel between the naval events after 2 years of WWII and past action, showing that the Navy is a worthy successor of its distinguished forbears.
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$10

19485
KING, Commander William
ADVENTURE IN DEPTH

New York. 1975. G.P. Putnam's Sons. 1st edition. (6), 250 PP with 1 map on double-page, plus 8 pages with 12 bw photos. Cloth cover, dj (price clipped). Faint foxing. Very good. 22.2 x 14. 0399114939
Tribulations & motivation in the 3 year circumnavigation on his yacht Galway Blazer II. The author reminisces on his 6 years of WWII submarine action and tries to put their memories behind him. (In 1944 he was based in Fremantle on the submarine Telemachus).
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$10

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

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

London. 1916. Macmillan. Reprint of 1898 original. (4), 84 PP. Decorated cloth cover (water damage stain on top half & on top of pages not affecting text) light foxing of edges, renewed endpapers, o/wise good. 19.5 x 13.
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$10

45770
KIPLING, Rudyard
THE FRINGES OF THE FLEET

London. 1916. Macmillan. 3rd reprint in February 1916 of the December 1915 original. (4), 72 PP, (2 adverts: on the works of Rudyard Kipling). Pictorial soft cover (White Ensign) . Very good. 16 x 11.5.
Poems and thoughts: on the auxiliary ships or craft of the Royal Navy, trawlers transformed into mine-sweepers, submarines, ...
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$20

16943
KITSON, Linda
THE FALKLANDS WAR, A Visual Diary

London. 1982. Mitchell Beazley & Imperial War Museum. 1st Ed. 112 PP with drawings & comments by the author/artist. Eps: Map of the Falkland Islands. Pict. card cover. Top corner of 3 first leaves clipped. Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise very good. 34 x 24. 0855334576
The artist was the first female and only war artist attached to the British Task Force. A selection of over 100 drawings.
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$15

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

London. 1920. The Union-Castle Mail Steamship Co. Ltd. 1st Ed. 64, (14) PP with 1 colour and 20 b/w illustrations by Edmund G. Fuller. Fp (colour): A camouflaged Union-Castle Liner. Last page: House Flag. Illustrated endpapers (crest and caravelle). Cloth cover, gilt device and title on front cover, gilt crest of UC on back cover. Top of covers slightly sunned with a small crease in the cloth on bottom of front cover. Light foxing on the last few pages, o/wise a near fine copy of a scarce title. 28.2 x 20.2.
Record of some of the more important activities of the Fleet and Staff of the Union-Castle liners in the Great War. 13 pages with Roll of Honour.
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$55

43662
KNOWLES, David J.
ESCAPE FROM CATASTROPHE - 1940 Dunkirk

Rochester. 2000. Knowles Publishing. 1st Ed. 221 PP with 1 map, 1 facsimile of advertisement, and 38 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21.5 x 13.7. 0953435822
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$15

69856
KONINGS, Chris
QUEEN ELIZABETH AT WAR, His Majesty's Transport 1939-1946

Wellingborough. 1985. Patrick Stephens. 1st Ed. Foreword by Frank O. Braynard. Afterword by Walter Lord. 124 PP with b/w photos and 35 sketches by Oswald Brett. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Old water damage marks on the lower part of book (on about 7 cm), more obvious inside the dustjacket, the endpapers and at corner close to spine. Very few illustrations affected. A very good reading / working copy. 31.2 x 23.5. 0850597250
The career of the Queen Elizabeth as a troopship ferrying American & Commonwealth troops across the Atlantic & Pacific towards the war zone and bringing back German POWs on the return trip.
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69764
LAFFIN, John
DAMN THE DARDANELLES! - The Agony of Gallipoli

Sydney. 1985. Sun Papermac / Macmillan. 1st paperback edition of the 1980 original. 224 PP with 1 sketch, 5 plans & 71 b/w illustrations (photos, posters). Laminated soft cover, pictorial front. Spine sunned. Ex Library copy with stamp on verso of title page and renewed endpapers. Very good. 23.2 x 15.4. 0725104643
A critical and challenging analysis of the Gallipoli campaign, designed to knock Turkey out of the War and open a supply route to Russia.
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$10

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

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

London. 1970. Jarrolds. 1st Ed. XVI, 176 PP plus 8 pages with 16 b/w illust. Hard cover, dj. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 22.2 x 14.2. 0091038405
Record of the sequence of foreign invasions which led to the establishment & growth of British naval strength; to control, eliminate them and counter attack!
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$10

52479
LANGSFORD, A. E.
H.M.S. MARATHON

London. 1989. Barrie & Jenkins. Reprint of the 1989 original. 240 PP. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24 x 16. 0712620036
Novel set in the Mediterranean, 1942.
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$10

22032
LAPPING, Brian
END OF EMPIRE

London. 1985. Book Club Associates / Guild Publishing. 1st Ed. XVI, 560 PP with 17 maps and 133 bw illust. FEP: British Empire: dates of acquisition. REP: The end of British rule. Hard cover, dj. Signature of previous owner on FFEP and half-title page, o/wise a near fine copy. 25.3 x 18.5.
The Route to Independence : India, Palestine, Malaya, Iran, Egypt, Aden, Cyprus, Gold Coast, Kenya, Rhodesia.
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$10

69649
LARSEN, Otto
NIGHTMARE OF THE INNOCENTS

London. 1955. Andrew Melrose Ltd. 1st Ed. Introduction by Haavard Haavardsholm. 240 PP with 2 maps on double page, plus 32 pages with 42 b/w photos. Fp: The fishermen set out. Green cloth cover, gilt (faded) title on spine. Foxing spots on outside edges. Very good copy. 21.8 x 14.6.
Norwegian communist: fighting the Germans in occupied Norway, fleeing to Russia in November 1940 before the end of the Germano - Russian Treaty of 1939... Released from Russian Slave camps in 1947.
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$15

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

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

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

Paris. 2003. Editions du Gerfaut. 1st Ed. 336 PP with 18 maps, 36 profiles of warships and 22 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 21.9 x 14.5. 2914622295
War at sea and on land in Norway: 8th April to 28 July 1940.
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$15

67295
LAUGHTON, John Knox (editor)
THE NAVAL MISCELLANY - Volume I

London. 1902. Navy Records Society. 1st Ed. Volume XX of the Navy Records Society. XI, 463, (4 publications) PP, plus 4 b/w plates (1 map & 3 folded maps) and 4 plates in colour. Cloth cover, cream and navy blue, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine. Front and back hinge split at head and repaired. Relevant pencil annotations on "Contents" pages. Occasional foxing. Very good. 24 x 16.
Book of war by sea and land, anno 1543, by Jehan Bytharne. Relation of the voyage to Cadiz, 1596 by Sir William Slyngisbie... Seizure of Helgoland, 1807.
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$70

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

67285
LAUGHTON, Sir John Knox (editor)
THE NAVAL MISCELLANY - Volume II

London. c. 1970. Navy Records Society. Reprint (?) of the 1912 original. Volume XL of the Navy Records Society. X, 430 PP with tables, plus 7 plates (3 of them folded). Navy cloth cover (gilt device on front, gilt title on spine. Covers with light shelf wear, a few relevant pencil annotations in "Contents" page which has a small repaired closed tear. Stamp of previous owner at top of front endpaper. An otherwise very good copy. 24 x 16.
Voyage of the Barbara to Brazil, anno 1540. The taking of the Madre de Dios, anno 1592. Operations on the coast of Egypt, 1801... Frustration of the plan for the escape of Napoleon Bonaparte from Bordeaux in July 1815...
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$35

36861
LAUGHTON, Sir John Knox (editor)
LETTERS AND PAPERS OF CHARLES, LORD BARHAM, Admiral of the Red Squadron 1758-1813 - Volume II

London. 1910. Navy Records Society. 1st Ed. Publications of the Navy Records Society, Volume 38. Vol. II: XII, 438, (4 publications) PP. Fp: Rear-Admiral Sir Charles Middleton, Bart. Navy blue/cream buckram, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine. Near fine. 23.2 x 15.5.
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$20

36863
LAUGHTON, Sir John Knox (editor)
LETTERS AND PAPERS OF CHARLES, LORD BARHAM, Admiral of the Red Squadron 1758-1813 - Volume III

London. 1911. Navy Records Society. 1st Ed. Publications of the Navy Records Society, Volume 39. Vol. III: XXXVIII, 413, (4 publications) PP. Fp: The Right Hon. Lord Barham, Admiral of the Red Squadron. Navy blue/cream buckram, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine. 2 stamps "M O D Library Srvices" on front endpaper and recto of frontispiece. Hinge of ffront cover starting. Pages untrimmed, slight ageing of paper. Good. 24.2 x 16.5.
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$15

67242
LAVERY, Brian
THE ARMING AND FITTING OF ENGLISH SHIPS OF WAR 1600-1815

London. 2000. Conway. Reprint of the 1987 original. 319 PP with tables, line drawings, sketches and b/w illust. (paintings, photos...). Fp: The stern of a First Rate, from the Phillips print, c.1690. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Near fine. 30 x 25.2. 0851774512
Steering, Anchors and Capstans... Guns their distribution and equipment...
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$85

71273
LAVERY, Brian
IN WHICH THEY SERVED : The Royal Navy Officer Experience in the Second World War

Annapolis; 2008. Naval Institute Press. 1st US Ed. 384 PP with b/w illustrations and maps in text, Index, Bibliography & Notes, plus 32 pages with 58 b/w photos/plates. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24 x 16. 9781591144014
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$25

66351
LAVERY, Brian (compiler)
THE ROYAL NAVY OFFICER'S POCKET-BOOK, 1944

London. 2007. Conway. 144 PP with b/w illustrations. FEP: Cutaway "Typical Gunnery layout of a modern Destroyer". REP: Plan of the bridge of HMS Duncan & The Wardroom and some of the Officers' Cabins of a River Class Frigate. Hard cover, title on front board and spine. Fine. 18.5 x 12.5. 9781844860548
A modern edition compiled by Brian Lavery, a leading naval historian who has reproduced an authentic presentation of life in the wartime navy and issues of leadership, discipline and initiative.
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$20

71393
LAWTHER, Rebecca (editor)
BEHIND ENEMY LINES - Secret Operations in World War Two

Barnsley, UK. 2008. Wharncliffe History Magazines / Blitz Publications. 1st Ed. Commemorative Collector's series - Part Eleven. 100 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (artworks, drawings, plans, photos). Pictorial stiff covers. Fine. 29.7 x 22. 9772207900001 11
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$10

71392
LAWTHER, Rebecca (editor)
DAMBUSTERS - Remembering the Legend

Barnsley, UK. 2013. Script Media, Ltd / Blitz Publications. 1st Ed. Commemorative Collector's series - Part Seven. 116 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (artworks, drawings, plans, photos). Pictorial stiff covers. Fine. 29.7 x 22 9772207900001 07
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$10

69916
LAWTHER, Rebecca & WRIGHT, Jonathan (editors)
D-DAY, 70 YEARS ON - The Normandy Campaign Remembered

Barnsley, South Yorkshire. 2014. Script Media / Pen & Sword Military Books. 70th Anniversary edition. 112 PP, (6 Images of War, D-Day) with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.8 x 23. 9781848841710
The story of 6 June 1944: D-Day. 2nd of August 1944, very first flight of the Arado AR234, a jet aeroplane.
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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

71505
LAYMAN, Rear Admiral C. H. & CAMERON, Jane
THE FALKLANDS AND THE DWARF - The Cruise of H.M.S. Dwarf in the Falkland Islands 1881-1882

Chippenham. 1995. Picton Publishing. 1st Ed. XIV, 160 PP with 72 b/w illust. FEP: Map of the Falkland Islands with track of HMS Dwarf. REP: Chart of Stanley Harbour. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 21.7 x 15.2. 094825176X
Gunboat sent to enforce a conservation regime on brutal and unprincipled sealers. Life in the Islands...
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$25

41575
LE FLEMING, H. M.
ABC BRITISH WARSHIPS

London. 1956. Ian Allan. 3rd Ed. 64 PP with tables, & 51 b/w photos. Title page: H.M.S. Vanguard. Pictorial (Light cruiser) soft cover. Stamp of previous owner on title page. Near fine. 15.3 x 10.3.
Including ships of the RAN, RCN, RNZN, IN, PI, RCyN, SAN and RMN.
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$5

43092
LE FLEMING, H. M.
ABC BRITISH WARSHIPS

London. 1960. Ian Allan. 5th Ed. 64 PP with tables, & 51 b/w photos. Centrefold: HMS Bulwark as Commando Carrier. Title page: H.M.S. Brave Borderer. Pictorial soft cover (Aircraft Carrier). Covers rubbed, name of previous inside front cover. Very good. 15.3 x 10.3.
Including ships of the RAN, RCN, RNZN, IN, PI, RCyN, RMN and SAN.
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$10

41576
LE FLEMING, H. M.
ABC BRITISH WARSHIPS

London. 1958. Ian Allan. 4th Ed. 64 PP with tables, & 56 b/w photos. Centrefold: The 4th Destroyer Flotilla. Title page: Sea Slug guided weapon being fired from H.M.S. Girdle Ness. Pictorial soft cover (Destroyer). Near fine. 15.3 x 10.3.
Including ships of the RAN, RCN, RNZN, IN, PI, RCyN, and SAN.
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$5

41574
LE FLEMING, H. M.
ABC OF BRITISH WARSHIPS

London. 1955. Ian Allan. 2nd Ed. 64 PP with tables, & 61 b/w photos. Title page: H.M.S. Scorpion. Pictorial card cover (Aircraft Carrier). Stamp of previous owner on title page. Near fine. 15.8 x 10.3.
Including ships of the RAN, RCN, RNZN, IN, PI, RCyN, SAN and MNF.
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$10

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

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

65030
LEMONOFIDES, Dino
BRITISH INFANTRY COLOURS

London. 1972. Almark Publishing Co. Ltd. Soft cover edition. July 1972 reprint of the February 1971 original. 56 PP with b/w illustrations and 6 plates with 39 colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 21 x 15. 0855240210
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$15

48275
LENTON, H. T.
ABC BRITISH WARSHIPS

London. 1962. Ian Allan. 6th Ed. 72 PP with tables, & 38 b/w photos. Title page: H.M.S. Duncan, type 14 Frigate. Pictorial soft cover (HMS Victorious, aircraft carrier). Faint remnants of former owner's stamp on title-page and a few notes at top of page 5, o/wise a very good clean copy. 15.3 x 10.3.
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$5

41579
LENTON, H. T.
ABC BRITISH WARSHIPS

London. 1964. Ian Allan. 7th Ed. 72 PP with tables, & 30 b/w photos. recto of title page: H.M.S. Hermes, the Royal Navy's newest aircraft carrier. Pictorial soft cover (Frigate). Stamp of previous owner on title page, o/wise near fine. 15.3 x 10.3.
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$5

69079
LENTON, H. T.
BRITISH BATTLESHIPS AND AIRCRAFT CARRIERS

London. 1972. Macdonald. 1st Ed., in the Navies of the Second World War series. 160 PP with tables, 1 plan and 68 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj with small crease, o/wise near fine. Oblong: 10.8 x 15.5. 356038696
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$30

69080
LENTON, H. T.
BRITISH FLEET & ESCORT DESTROYERS - VOLUME 2

London. 1970. Macdonald. 1st Ed., in the Navies of the Second World War series. 136 PP with tables, 1 plan and 81 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Near fine. Oblong: 10.8 x 15.5. 356031225
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$15

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

69253
LEPINE, Mike
DUNKIRK - The Disaster ... and the Miracle

London. 2017. Dannan Publishing Ltd. 3 items: 1 magazine: 1st edition. 80 PP with 10 maps in colour and b/w or colour illustrations. Pictorial soft covers. New. 29.5 x 23. Together with 2 DVD: "Little Ships" (60 minutes) by Dan Snow, published in 2010 / "Churchill, a Giant in the Century" (90 minutes), published in 2013. 9780995479494
May & June 1940.
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$25

31935
LEPOTIER, Rear-Admiral
RAIDERS FROM THE SEA

London. 1954. William Kimber. 2nd edition, September 1954 of the July original. Foreword by Admiral the Earl Mountbatten of Burma. 200 PP (8 Adv) plus 8 b/w plates. Fp: British craft going ashore under fire at Dieppe. Cloth cover, dj. Repaired dust jacket with few pieces missing. Light foxing, o/wise a very good clean copy. 22 x 14.5.
During WWII combined operations with commando raiders on the Channel Islands, Lofoten Islands, Norway, or on the Atlantic Defences at Dieppe or Saint Nazaire.
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$10

52971
LEPOTIER, Rear-Admiral
RAIDERS FROM THE SEA

London. 1954. William Kimber. 2nd edition, September 1954 of the July original. Foreword by Admiral the Earl Mountbatten of Burma. 200 PP (8 Adv) plus 8 b/w plates. Fp: British craft going ashore under fire at Dieppe. Cloth cover. Spine sunned. Ex library copy with stamps on endpapers and pocket on half title page. Good reading copy. 22 x 14.5.
During WWII combined operations with commando raiders on the Channel Islands, Lofoten Islands, Norway, or on the Atlantic Defences at Dieppe or Saint Nazaire.
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$5

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

69767
LEWIS, Jon E. (editor)
D-DAY, As They Saw It

London. 2004. Robinson Publishing. Paperback revised edition of the 1994 original. Foreword by Field Marshal Lord Carver. XIV, (314, (4), (12 blank) PP, plus 8 pages with 10 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Spine with light creases. Near fine. 19.5 x 13. 9781841199412
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$10

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

42492
LEWIS, Michael
BRITISH SHIPS AND BRITISH SEAMEN

London. 1942. The British Council / Longmans Green. January 1942 reprint of the revised edition of 1941 (original of 1940). British Life and Thought series, No. 7. 56 PP, (2), plus 8 pages with 11 b/w illustrations (8 paintings & 3 photos). Soft cover (reinforced at spine). Stamp at lower corner of half title page. Foxing. Very good. 21.8 x 14.
Britain and the sea, British ships and seamen and what they stand for: British Empire, Pax Britannica, freedom and safety of the seas.
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$10

49639
LEWIS, Michael
BRITISH SHIPS AND BRITISH SEAMEN

London. 1944. The British Council / Longmans Green. Reprint of the 3rd revised edition of 1944 (original of 1940). No. 7 in the British Life and Thought series. 54 PP, (2), plus 8 pages with 11 b/w illustrations (8 paintings & 3 photos). Soft cover. Name of previous owner and bookseller stamp at lower corner of half title page. Foxing. Very good. 21.8 x 14.
Britain and the sea, British ships and seamen and what they stand for: British Empire, Pax Britannica, freedom and safety of the seas.
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$10

41795
LEWIS, Michael
THE HISTORY OF THE BRITISH NAVY

London. 1957. Penguin Books. Paperback edition. 288 PP. Soft covers a little soiled and worn. Ageing of paper, foxing. Good reading copy. 18.1 x 11.1.
The old Navy: Pre-Tudor.. to The Commonwealth. The Royal Navy: the later Stuarts... to the Napoleonic War. The New Navy.
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$5

63304
LEWIS, Michael
THE SPANISH ARMADA

London. 1970. Pan Books. 2nd printing of the 1966 paperback edition (original of 1960). 239, (1) PP with 1 map, 3 tail-pieces and 5 line drawings, plus 16 pages with 19 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing. Very good. 17.8 x 11.2. 0330201638
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$5

35556
LEWIS, Michael
SPITHEAD - An Informal History

London. 1972. George Allen & Unwin. 1st Ed. 208 PP with 4 figures, plus 12 pages with 19 b/w illust. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Fine. 22.4 x 14.2. 049420968
Arm of the sea found between Portsmouth and the Isle of Wight.
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$10

54597
LEYH, Stanley G. H.
BITS AND PIECES BY 'THE SAILOR' IN AUSTRALIA 1942-1944

Perth. c. 1944. Author / Imperial Printing Company. Limited edition printed for private circulation. 20 PP. Fp: Portrait of author, Stanley Leyh, April 1944 , signed. Soft cover, illustrated front cover (wattle), staples. 12 pages for 11 other verses (typescript) loosely inserted. Near fine. A rare item. 22.5 x 14.5.
Also includes an envelope containing: 2 copies of typescript letters addressed to Commander Leyh: 2 page letter dated 10th of June 1944 by Lawrence Jenkins, Paymaster Lieutenant RNVR, then Naval Officer-in-Charge Maddalena, Sardinia, and 1 page dated 26th June 1944 by J. M. Martin, one of Winston Churchill's Private Secretaries, then at 10, Downing Street, Whitehall. Plus a folder with his original portrait and the poem To Shirley dated 21/12/44 and signed, and a 6 page manuscript entitled "Lascka" written when living at Nedlands, W.A. together with a handwritten card "To Shirley, From "The boys at Leeuwin".
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$100

44761
LITTLEWOOD, Kevin & BUTLER, Beverley
OF SHIPS AND STARS - Maritime heritage and the founding of the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich

London. 1998. The Athlone Press / National Maritime Museum. 1st paperback edition. XXIV, 275 PP with tables, plus 42 pages with 54 b/w illustrations. Fp: The flagship Britannia, in a gale, 1669. Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 23.5 x 15.7. 0485121468
Museum founded in 1934.
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$15

63289
LLOYD, Christopher
THE BRITISH SEAMAN, 1200-1860 - A Social Survey

London. 1970. Paladin / Granada Publishing. 1st paperback edition of the 1968 original. 287, (1) PP, plus 16 pages with 20 bw illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 19.7 x 11.4.
Their achievements, in spite of horrible living conditions, disgusting food, cruel punishments, interference with personal freedom...
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$10

68674
LLOYD, Christopher
CAPTAIN MARRYAT AND THE OLD NAVY

London. 1939. Longmans, Green.& Co. 1st Ed. XIII, 286 PP with 1 map, plus 8 plates with 9 b/w illustrations. Errata slip tipped on page 1. Fp: Portrait of Frederick Marryat. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Covers slightly rubbed and soiled. Bookplate on front endpaper and stamp of "The Tasmanian Maritime and Folk Museum" on title page, remainder mark on bottom outside edge. Occasional foxing. Overall, contents very clean and still a very good copy. 22.3 x 14.5.
Joined the Royal Navy a year after Trafalgar... Retired from the Navy in 1830, after his last command on H.M.S. Ariadne, after the first Burmese war. Then a novelist.
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$25

64004
LLOYD, Christopher
Mr. BARROW OF THE ADMIRALTY - A Life of Sir John Barrow 1764-1848

London. 1970. Collins. 1st Ed. 224 PP with 1 map, plus 12 plates with 14 b/w illustrations. FEP: Map of the colony of the Cape of Good Hope. REP:Parry's chart of Barrow Strait. Hard cover, dj. Light foxing, o/wise very good. 22.5 x 15. 00211528X
Their achievements, in spite of horrible living conditions, disgusting food, cruel punishments, interference with personal freedom...
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$20

48811
LLOYD, Christopher
THE NATION AND THE NAVY. A History of Naval Life and Policy

London. 1954. Cresset. 1st Ed. XIV, 288 PP, plus 10 b/w plates. Fp (in colour): The Sovereign of the Seas 1837. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket is a little foxed on the inside and light foxing mainly on prelims and outside page edges. An otherwise very good clean copy. 22.2 x 13.5.
A brief social history of the Royal Navy and its use as an instrument of national policy.
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$10

18175
LLOYD, Christopher
THE NATION AND THE NAVY. A History of Naval Life and Policy

London. 1954. Cresset. 1st Ed. XIV, 288 PP, plus 10 b/w plates. Fp (in colour): The Sovereign of the Seas 1837. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Covers lightly soiled and with a lightly sunned spine. Foxing throughout, o/wise a good copy. 22.2 x 13.5.
A brief social history of the Royal Navy and its use as an instrument of national policy.
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$5

62322
LLOYD, Christopher (editor)
THE HEALTH OF SEAMEN - Selections from the Works of Dr. James Lind, Sir Gilbert Blane and Dr. Thomas Trotter

London. 1965. Navy Records Society. 1st Ed. Publications of the Navy Records Society Volume 107. X, 320, (23) PP with 1 figure and tables, plus 3 b/w portraits. Fp: Portrait of James Lind (1716-1794). Blue and cream buckram, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine. Faint foxing. Near fine. 23 x 15.5.
A Treatise of the Scurvy by James Lind, M.D., (1753) - Observations on the diseases of seamen by Gilber Blane, M.D. (1789) - Medicina Nautica, An Essay on the Diseases of Seamen by Thomas Trotter, M.D. (1804).
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$50

36859
LLOYD, Christopher (editor)
THE KEITH PAPERS, Selected from the papers of Admiral Viscount Keith - Volume III

Greenwich. 1955. Navy Records Society. 1st Ed. Publications of the Navy Records Society, volume XCVI. XII, 418, (6 publications) PP with 2 maps, plus 1 b/w plate. Fp: Lord Keith, Admiral of the Red, wearing the robes of the Bath. Navy blue/cream buckram, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine. Occasional foxing. Fine. 23.2 x 15.5.
Volume III: 1803-1815. Channel and North Sea 1803-1807. Channel Fleet 1812-1814. The Surrender of Napoleon, 1815.
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$15

18790
LOCKHART, J.G.
THE SEA, OUR HERITAGE

London. 1940. Geoffrey Bles. October 1940 enlarged edition of the February 1940 original. VII, 257 PP with 5 maps, plus 7 bw plates. Fp: H.M.S. Vindictive after Zeebrugge. Cloth cover, dj. (rubbed and chipped). Previous owner's signature and date on FFEP. War economy paper, scattered foxing, water marks, 1 plate missing (H.M.S. Vindictive at Ostend), o/wise a good copy. 22.5 x 14.5.
Account of Shackleton's heroic voyage. Exploits of the men of the Royal Navy: tragedy of Coronel, beaching of the River Clyde at Gallipoli, submarines in the Sea of Marmora... Exploits of men of the merchant navy: the 1400 mile boat journey of the crew of the Trevessa...
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$10

69917
LOCKWOOD, Kim
D-DAY LANDINGS - 70TH Anniversary Edition

Melbourne, Victoria. 2014. Wilkinson Publishing. 70th Anniversary edition. No pagination, 84 with b/w and colour illustrations (including 6 maps/sketch maps). Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 32 x 24. 9781922178350
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$20

65280
LOCKWOOD, Kim
D-DAY LANDINGS - 70th Anniversary Edition

Melbourne. 2014. Wilkinson Publishing. 1st Ed., in the WP Discovery series. No pagination, 88 PP with 6 maps in colour, b/w and colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. New. 32 x 24. 9781922178350
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$20

30350
LORD, Walter
THE MIRACLE OF DUNKIRK

London. 1983. Allen Lane. 1st UK edition of the 1982 US original. X, (2), 323 PP with 1 plan and 6 maps, plus 16 pages with 30 b/w photos. Eps: Map of the Channel Ports. Hard cover, cloth spine, dj. Occasional foxing. Very good. 24.2 x 16. 0713912111
Evacuation between 24th May and 4th June 1940 of 338,000 Allied troops trapped by the German advance near the port of Dunkirk.
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$15

46300
LUCAS PHILLIPS, C.E.
COCKLESHELL HEROES

London. 1956. Heinemann. September reprint of the August 1956 original. Foreword by Admiral The Earl Mountbatten of Burma. IX, (3), 252 PP with 33 figures (b/w photos and action sketches drawn by Lieutenant-Colonel Hasler). Fp: A Limpeteer as equipped for the Bordeaux raid. Hard cover with a little speckling. Some foxing on outside edges and both endpapers. Very good. 22.1 x 14.5.
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$10

69611
LUND, Paul & LUDLAM, Harry
THE WAR OF THE LANDING CRAFT

London. 1976. W. Foulsham & Co. 1st edition. 256 PP, plus 16 pages with 48 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 22.2 x 14.5. 0572009356
They had no names only numbeers, and were regarded with distaste by the 'pusser Navy'. But they laboured and fought their way to Normandy via the beaches of North Africa, Sicily, Serno and Anzio, ...
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$25

65278
LUSITANIA
LUSITANIA TORPEDOED (in Great Newspapers Reprinted)

London. 1972. Great Newspapers Reprinted / Peter Way Ltd. Reprint of "The Daily Mirror", Saturday, May 8, 1915. 16 PP with b/w illustrations and a 4 pages pictorial wrapper "PGNR No. 14". Fine. 37 x 29.
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$15

48607
LYAUTEY, Pierre
SOLDATS ET MARINS BRITANNIQUES. L'Angleterre en Guerre

Paris. 1940. Librairie Plon. 1st Ed. 95 PP (pages uncut). Pictorial soft cover with 5 b/w photos. French text. Occasional foxing, paper ageing, o/wise near fine. 20.2 x 14.
Published in 1940 after Narvik and before Oran / Mers El Kebir.
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$10

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

34851
LÜTZOW, Konteradmiral Friedrich
SKAGERRAK

Munchen. 1936. Georg Müller. Edition for young adults in Die Junge Reihe series. 82 PP, with 6 maps, plus 4 b/w plates (portraits of the British and German protagonists). Illustrated soft cover. Name of previous owner on the inside of the front cover. German text in Gothic script. Very good. Scarce. 17.5 x 10.5.
The Battle of Jutland, 31st May 1916.
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$10

34366
MacARTHUR, Lieut. D. Wilson
THE ROYAL NAVY

London. 1941. Collins. 3rd reprint in June 1941 of the September 1940 original. 72 PP with 2 sets of drawings, 3 colour plates and 48 b/w photos. Title page: Crest of the Royal Navy. EPS: Distinguishing Rank (Shoulder straps and caps). Cloth cover a little faded around edges, device and crest on front cover. Some foxing, o/wise very good. 23.8 x 18.6.
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$10

69740
McBREARTY, Captain R. F.
SEAFARING 1939-1945, as I saw it

Edinburgh. 1995. The Pentland Press. 1st Ed. (6), 206 PP with b/w illustrations (2 maps, 5 documents and 9 b/w photos). Hard cover, dj. Foxing spots on top outside edge. Fine. 21.6 x 15.2. 1858212820
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$30

66923
McDONALL, K. J.
MERCHANT SHIP RECOGNITION

Sydney. 1944. Austair Publications. 1st Ed., in the Pacific Air Series. 96 PP with 1 map of the South-West Pacific Area, showing pre-war shipping routes and many b/w illustrations (sketches, plans, profiles, photos). Pictorial soft covers, staples. War economy paper (ageing and foxing), o/wise very good. Oblong: 13.5 x 21.5.
A scarce publication presented in Talbot-Booth style.
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$35

41613
MACDONNELL, J. E.
OBJECT: DESTRUCTION

Sydney. 1984. Horwitz Publications. Reprint of the 1970 original. No. 97 in the Collector's series. 128 PP. Pictorial soft cover. Brief note at top of preliminary page, o/wise very good. 17.8 x 11.5. 072551759X
Royal Navy and Graf Spee off the River Plate. Loss of HMAS Yarra.
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$10

70772
MACDOUGALL, Philip
CHATHAM BUILT WARSHIPS SINCE 1860

Liskeard. 1982. Maritime Books. 1st Ed. 112 PP with 50 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Front cover with a crease. Remainder mark on front outside edge. Very good. 21 x 15. 0907771076
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$5

69907
MACE, Martin & GREHAN, Julian (editors)
D-DAY, 6 JUNE 1944

Stamford, Lincolnshire. 2014. Key Publishing. 1st Ed. 132 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.7 x 21.
The most crucial 24 Hours of WW2.
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$10

52391
McGOOGAN, Ken
ANCIENT MARINER. The Amazing Adventures of Samuel Hearne, the Sailor who walked to the Arctic Ocean

London. 2004. Bantam Press. 1st Ed. XIV, 334 PP with 62 b/w illustrations (5 maps, 57 engravings or photos). Eps: Map of Mr Hearne's tracks, Hudson Bay. Hard cover, dj. Occasional foxing, o/wise fine. 24 x 16.5. 0593052749
Inspiration for The Rime of the Ancient Mariner by Samuel Taylor Coleridge..
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$25

30158
MCGOWAN, A. P. (editor)
THE JACOBEAN COMMISSIONS OF ENQUIRY 1608 and 1618

London. 1971. Navy Records Society. 1st Ed. Publications of the Navy Records Society, Volume 116. XXVII, 319 PP, (30 adv. & members), plus 3 b/w plates. Fp: Portrait of King James I, 1603-1625. Navy blue buckram, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 23 x 15.5.
Scandal caused by embezzlement and other forms of corruption following the decision to maintain a standing force of ships. Graft in the dockyards, use of Navy ships for commercial ventures...
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$10

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

41160
MACKAY, James
I HAVE NOT YET BEGUN TO FIGHT - A Life of John Paul Jones

Edinburgh. 1998. Mainstream Publishing. 1st Ed. 320 PP with 1 plan and 2 maps, plus 12 pages with 17 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing. Fine. 24 x 16. 1840180579
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$15

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

10011
MACKAY, Ruddock F. (editor)
THE HAWKE PAPERS - A Selection: 1743-1771

Greenwich. 1990. The Navy Records Society / Scolar Press. 1st Ed. Publications of the Navy Records Society, volume 129. XIX, 513 PP, (8 publications) with 4 diagrams and 5 maps, plus 1 b/w plate. Fp: Sir Edward Hawke, Knight of the Bath, in 1748. Navy blue cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine. Fine. 23 x 15.5. 085967830X
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$20

62972
MACKENDRICK, Lt.-Col. W. G.
GOD'S PLAN FOR FREEDOM OF THE SEAS

Toronto. 1935. Commonwealth Publishers Ltd. 2nd edition of the 1929 original. XVI, 207, (4) PP, plus frontispiece and 2 folded charts. Cloth cover, gilt title on front board and spine. Dedicatory note on front endpaper signed by the author. Lettering lightly faded. Some underlining and annotations with pencil. Occasional foxing. Very good. 19.6 x 13.5.
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$35

66315
McLEAN, John
A MISSION OF HONOUR: The Royal Navy in the Pacific, 1769-1997

Wellington. 2010. Winter Productions. 1st Ed. 518 PP, plus 16 pages with 4 sketch maps and 22 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 24.5 x 15.8. 1827970230
Great Britain, Royal Navy and the Pacific Ocean: from the arrival of Captain Cook in the Pacific, to the handover of Hong Kong to China.
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$65

70886
McLELLAND, Tim (editor)
AVRO SHACKLETON, The RAF's Cold War Sub Hunter - Aeroplane Icons Series (No.21)

Stamford, Lincs.. c. 2015. Key Publishing / Aeroplane Illustrated Magazine. 116 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (artworks, drawings, plans, photos), plus a large folded plate with 2 plans (scale 1:144). Pictorial soft covers. Fine. 29.7 x 21. 9781910415221
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$10

70887
McLELLAND, Tim (editor)
F-4 PHANTOM, The St. Louis Slugger - Aeroplane Icons Series (No.17)

Stamford, Lincs.. c. 2015. Key Publishing / Aeroplane Illustrated Magazine. 116 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (artworks, drawings, plans, photos), plus a large folded plate with 2 plans (scale 1:144). Pictorial soft covers. Fine. 29.7 x 21. 9781909786813
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$10

70894
McLELLAND, Tim (editor)
SPITFIRE, The Battle of Britain's Iconic Interceptor - Aeroplane Icons Series (No.14)

Cudham, Kent. 2013. Kelsey Publishing Group / Aeroplane Illustrated Magazine. 132 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (artworks, drawings, plans, photos). Pictorial soft covers. Fine. 29.7 x 21. 9781909786080
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$10

70899
McLELLAND, Tim (editor)
VULCAN, RAF's Atomic Avenger - Aeroplane Icons No.13

Cudham, Kent. 2013. Kelsey Publishing Group / Aeroplane Special Magazine. 132 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (artworks, drawings, plans, photos). Pictorial soft covers. Fine. 29.7 x 21. 9781907426780
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$20

71396
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 Advertisers' Index page has 2 repaired closed tears and the following page with adverts 4 and 5 has a crease. The spine has been reinforced as have the inside gutters. The covers have some shelf wear around the edges. Overall, a very good copy of a scarce wartime edition. Oblong: 21.5 x 33.5.
War loss section, P.517 to 582. A massive volume.
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$100

20394
MACPHERSON, A.G.H. (editor)
THE MACPHERSON COLLECTION, The Sea Story of the English-Speaking Race

London. 1927. Gallery, Cavendish Square. 1st Ed. (4), 52 PP with 2 tail pieces, 4 colour and 8 b/w plates. Vignette on title page and on back cover. Soft cover, illustration on back cover (The Portuguese Ship St. Paul, wrecked off Sumatra, 1561). "With Compliments" card by A.G.H. Macpherson loosely inserted. Foxing spots on covers and pages with text. Very good. 24.5 x 18.5.
An impression on the Macpherson collection: Discovery, naval actions, portraits... Whaling, Atlases.
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$15

67585
MAGGS
MILITARY & NAVAL HISTORY - Catalogue 1214

London. 1996. Maggs Bros. Ltd. 1st Ed. (2), 128 PP with 10 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft covers [Uniforms of the German Army and Navy (front) and British (back) Armies]. Near fine. 25 x 17.
A Selection of 607 items.
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$10

67586
MAGGS
MILITARY & NAVAL HISTORY - Catalogue 1225

London. 1997. Maggs Bros. Ltd. 1st Ed. (2), 146 PP with 30 b/w illustrations. Inside covers: 3 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 25 x 17.
A Selection of 624 items.
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$10

67587
MAGGS
MILITARY & NAVAL HISTORY - Catalogue 1254

London. 1998. Maggs Bros. Ltd. 1st Ed. (2), 174 PP with 48 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 25 x 17.
A Selection of 882 items.
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$10

67588
MAGGS
MILITARY & NAVAL HISTORY - Catalogue 1271

London. 1999. Maggs Bros. Ltd. 1st Ed. (2), 190 PP with 5 colour and 53 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. Oblong: 17 x 25.
Pages 1 to 11: The Ivor Beddoes "El Alamein" Archive with 2 colour and 5 b/w illustrations, followed by a Selection of 884 items.
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$20

67627
MAGGS
MILITARY & NAVAL HISTORY - Catalogue 1276

London. 1999. Maggs Bros. Ltd. Summer 1999 edition. No pagination, 142 PP. Soft cover. Near fine. 21.5 x 14.
Selection of 437 items.
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$5

67589
MAGGS
MILITARY & NAVAL HISTORY - Catalogue 1291

London. 2000. Maggs Bros. Ltd. 1st Ed. 136 PP with 5 colour and 2 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 24 x 17.
A Selection of 602 items.
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$10

67590
MAGGS
MILITARY & NAVAL HISTORY - Catalogue 1296

London. 2001. Maggs Bros. Ltd. 1st Ed. 176 PP with 5 colour and 24 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 24 x 17.
A Selection of 846 items.
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$10

67591
MAGGS
MILITARY & NAVAL HISTORY - Catalogue 1308

London. 2001. Maggs Bros. Ltd. 1st Ed. 104 PP with 7 colour and 47 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 24 x 17.
A Selection of 447 items.
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$10

67623
MAGGS
MILITARY & NAVAL HISTORY - Catalogue 1318

London. 2001. Maggs Bros. Ltd. 1st Ed. 144 PP with colour and b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 24 x 16.5.
Selection of 491 items.
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$10

67624
MAGGS
MILITARY & NAVAL HISTORY - Catalogue 1323

London. 2002. Maggs Bros. Ltd. 1st Ed. 124 PP with colour and b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 24 x 16.5.
Selection of 390 items.
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$10

67626
MAGGS
MILITARY & NAVAL HISTORY - Catalogue 1329

London. 2002. Maggs Bros. Ltd. 1st Ed. No pagination, 135 PP. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 21.5 x 14.
Selection of 304 items.
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$5

67625
MAGGS
MILITARY & NAVAL HISTORY - Catalogue 1334

London. 2002. Maggs Bros. Ltd. 1st Ed. No pagination, 113 PP. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 21.5 x 14.
Selection of 258 items.
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$5

67592
MAGGS
MILITARY & NAVAL HISTORY - Catalogue 1347

London. 2003. Maggs Bros. Ltd. 1st Ed. 120 PP with 3 colour and 24 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 24 x 17.
A Selection of 446 items.
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$10

67593
MAGGS
MILITARY & NAVAL HISTORY - Catalogue 1355

London. 2004. Maggs Bros. Ltd. 1st Ed. 168 PP with colour and b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 24 x 17.
Pages 4 to 17: the Archive of Rodney Foster, followed by a selection of 532 items.
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$10

67595
MAGGS
MILITARY & NAVAL HISTORY - Catalogue 1375

London. 2005. Maggs Bros. Ltd. 1st Ed. 76 PP with colour and b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Creases on lower corner of covers. Very good. 22.3 x 24.5.
Selection of 312 items.
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$10

67594
MAGGS
MILITARY & NAVAL HISTORY - Catalogue 1394

London. 2006. Maggs Bros. Ltd. 1st Ed. 120 PP with colour and b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 24 x 17.
Selection of 347 items.
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$10

67584
MAGGS
THE WINTERTON COLLECTION - Catalogue 1343: From the Abyssinian Expedition to the Mau Mau Insurrection

London. 2003. Maggs Bros. Ltd. 1st Ed. Introduction by Humphrey Winterton. VIII, 156 PP with 28 b/w illustrations, plus XII plates with b/w and colour illustrations. Inside covers: 3 colour photos illustrating 24 items. Pictorial soft cover (General Paul Emil von Lettow-Vorbeck, by Fritz Grothemeyer). Near fine. 27 x 21.
100 years of Military and Naval Operations in Eastern and North-Eastern Africa (1860s - 1960s). A Collection of 842 items.
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$25

41796
MAGUIRE, Eric
DIEPPE, August 19th 1942

London. 1974. Corgi Books. Paperback edition of the 1963 original published by Jonathan Cape. 185, (6 publications) PP with 3 maps, plus 4 pages with 8 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover (rubbed). Ageing of paper, foxing. Very good. 18 x 11. 0552095753
Anglo-Canadian landing to test German defence, in occupied France.
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$15

20334
MANNING, Captain T.D.
THE BRITISH DESTROYER

London. 1961. Putnam. 1st Ed. 148 PP, plus 70 pages with 1 plan and 135 b/w photos. Fp: Hornet and Diamond on their trials. Cloth cover. Some speckling around edges and spine of covers. Internally contents fine. 25.4 x 19.5.
Their names, builders, development. The various classes: River, Tribals, G, H, I,... V, W... Weapon, Hunt, ..
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$15

45192
MANNING, Captain T. D.
THE BRITISH DESTROYER

London. 1979. Godfrey Cave Associates Facsimile reprint of the 1961 original. 148 PP plus 70 pages with 1 plan and 135 b/w photos. Fp: Hornet and Diamond on their trials. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Faint foxing on outside edges. Near fine. 25.2 x 19.2. 090622313X
Their names, builders, development. The various classes: River, Tribals, G, H, I,... V, W... Weapon, Hunt, ..
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$10

68984
MANWARING, G. E. & DOBREE, Bonamy
THE FLOATING REPUBLIC - An Account of the Mutinies at Spithead and the Nore in 1797

London. 1937. Pelican Books. 1st edition of the paperback copy of the 1935 original. XI, 12-288 PP. Soft covers soiled. Name and stamp of previous owner on half title page. Fore hinge starting. Ageing of paper and foxing. Good reading copy. 18.2 x 11.5.
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$5

60300
MARCH, Peter R., & BUSHELL, Sue (editors)
ROYAL AIR FORCE YEARBOOK 1988

Fairford, Glos., UK. 1988. RAF Benevolent Fund's International Air Tattoo. 1st Ed. Introduction by Air Chief Marshal Sir David Craig. 91 PP, (6 advertisements) with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 29.7 x 21.
70 Years of the RAF.
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$10

18594
MARCOMBE, David
THE VICTORIAN SAILOR

London. 1995. Shire Publications. No.31 in Shire Album Series. Amended Ed. of 1985 orig. 32 PP with 50 b/w illust. Pict. card cover. Fine. 21 x 15. 0852637136
Life of Britain's Navy and Merchant Marine sailors: their art, literature & legends, their handicrafts.
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$5

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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$15

67984
MARCUS, G. J.
HEART OF OAK - A survey of British sea power in the Georgian era

London. 1975. O.U.P. 1st Ed. XII, 308 PP with 4 maps and 53 b/w illustrations. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped and a little rubbed or creased around edges). A near fine copy. 24.2 x 16. 0192158120
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$25

38217
MARCUS, Geoffrey
QUIBERON BAY - The Campaign in Home Waters, 1759

London. 1960. Hollis & Carter. 1st Ed. XIV, 212 PP with 4 maps, plus 1 colour and 4 b/w plates. Fp: The Battle of Quiberon Bay (in colour). Hard cover, dj (lightly rubbed). Ageing of paper, o/wise very good. 22.2 x 14.5.
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$15

46937
MARINES
THE ROYAL MARINES, The Admiralty Account of their Achievement 1939-1943

London. 1944. HMSO. 1st Ed. 80 PP with 3 maps in text plus 16 pages with 21 bw photos. FEP: Marines in a landing boat. REP: Review of Royal Marines on deck. Decorated wrappers. Name and address of former owner on top of title page, o/wise very good. 21.5 x 14.
Actions in the Faeroes and Iceland - Norway - Crete - Singapore and Burma - Madagascar - Dieppe.
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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

46671
MARRYAT, Captain
JACOB FAITHFUL (in two volumes)

London. 1928. Constable & Co Ltd. 1st edition limited to 750 copies, with an introductory essay by George Saintsbury. Volume I: LXV, (3), 275 PP, plus 5 colour plates. Fp: The Tom's hazardous mode of Rising in the world. Volume II: XII, 319 PP, plus 7 colour plates. Fp: Scene above Bridge during the Frost. All illustrations by R. W. Russ. Cloth cover with embossed blind decoration of a Man-of-war on front and back covers, spine with embossed decoration of a capstan and gilt title. Top edge gilt. Slight ageing of paper on the outside edges, occasional foxing spots. Attractive bookplate on front endpaper. A very nice set. 22.5 x 14.5.
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$35

69981
MARSH, Bryn J. & ALMOND, Sue
THE HOME PORT: Bootle, the Blitz and the Battle of the Atlantic

Sefton, UK. 1993. Metropolitan Borough of Sefton. 1st ed., with a foreword by Joe Benton. (5), III, 72 PP with b/w photos. Pictorial card covers. Fine. 29.5 x 21. 095213120X
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$20

67128
MARY ROSE
The MARY ROSE Drama

Portsmouth. 1981. The Mary Rose Society / Trust. 5 brochures. 1- The Mary Rose Society, Occasional Paper No. 1 of June 1981 (signed by Nigel Walter, co-editor): 12 PP with 2 organisation charts. 2 - The Mary Rose Society, Occasional Paper No. 2 of October 1981 (signed by Nigel Walter co-editor): 12 PP with 1 sketch map of "The Battle of Spithead, 19th July 1545'' and 1 drawing of the Mary Rose. 3 - The Mary Rose drama: 3 folds flyer with 15 b/w illustrations. 4 - Progress Report 15th September 1981: 2 PP. 5 - Bulletin of The Mary Rose Trust, No. 14 of October 1981: 4 PP with 2 b/w illustrations. 6 - Catalogue "Mary Rose Trading Ltd", for Autumn 1981: 4 PP. Near fine. 29.5 x 21.
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$15

48629
MASEFIELD, John
THE NINE DAYS WONDER (THE OPERATION DYNAMO)

London. 1941. William Heinemann. April 1941 reprint of the March 1941 original. XVI, 61, (3) PP, plus 1 folded map and 6 pages with 12 b/w photos. Blue cloth cover, title in blind on front cover and gilt on spine (faded). Head of spine slightly worn, foxing spots. Brief note on front endpaper. Very good. 19.6 x 13.2.
The lifting of the First French Army and the B. E. F. from the beaches of Dunkirk.
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$10

18235
MASON, Michael, GREENHILL, Basil & CRAIG, Robin
THE BRITISH SEAFARER

London. 1980. Hutchinson / BBC & National Maritime Museum. 1st Ed. No pagination, (4), 158 PP with 3 colour photos and hundreds of b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 25.5 x 19.8. 0091419514
A mosaic of what the seafarer saw and thought about, expressed in his own words. Enjoyable voyage of discovery in the seafarer's world.
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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

49133
MASSIE, Robert K.
DREADNOUGHT, Britain, Germany and the Coming of the Great War

London. 1993. Pimlico. 1st paperback edition of the 1992 original. XXXI, 1007 PP with 1 plan & 4 full-page maps in text plus 32 pages with 44 b/w illust. Pictorial soft cover. Spine with creases. Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise very good. 23.4 x 15.2. 0712653686
The arms race between Britain and Germany, 1890 to 1914, with a background of the personal and national clashes which led to World War I.
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$10

18232
MATHEW, David
BRITISH SEAMEN

London. 1943. Collins. 1st Ed. 48 PP with 26 b/w illustrations, plus 8 colour plates. Decorated hard cover, dj (rubbed). Faint foxing. Very good. 22.8 x 16.5.
Great naval engagements of the Royal Navy, the ships and the men.
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$10

40280
MATHEW, David
BRITISH SEAMEN

London. 1943. Collins. 2nd impression of the 1943 original. 48 PP with 26 b/w illustrations, plus 8 colour plates. Decorated hard cover, dj (rubbed at hinges). Faint foxing. Very good. 22.8 x 16.5.
Great naval engagements of the Royal Navy, the ships and the men.
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$5

20004
MATHEW, David
THE NAVAL HERITAGE

London. 1945. Collins. Second impression (May 1945) of the January 1945 original. XXIII, 264 PP, plus 8 bw plates. Fp: John, First Earl of St. Vincent. Cloth cover with sunned spine. War economy paper. Very good. 22 x 14.3.
Tudor scene, Navy of the Commonwealth, Restoration Navy. The Hanoverian Navy... Nelson... Age of the Ironclads... German wars.
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$5

12089
MATHEW, David
THE NAVAL HERITAGE

London. 1944. Collins. 1st Ed. XXIV, 264 PP, plus 8 plates. Fp: John, First Earl of St.Vincent. Cloth cover, dj (price clipped). War economy paper. Occasional foxing, o/wise near fine. 22.2 x 14.5.
Analysis of all the formative influences in the making of the Royal Navy. Development of naval life and the interaction with general life in England.
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$15

16782
MATRAT, Jean
HISTOIRE DES RELATIONS FRANCO-ANGLAISES

Paris. 1953. Nouvelles Editions Latines. 1st Ed. 126 PP. Pictorial card cover. Pages uncut. Occasional foxing and paper ageing. Very good. French text. 18.7 x 12.
History of the links between France and England. The numerous wars leading to the Entente Cordiale and the birth of the European Union.
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$20

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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$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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$15

30778
MAXWELL, Gordon S.
THE MOTOR LAUNCH PATROL

London. 1920. J.M. Dent. 1st Ed., foreword by Vice-Admiral Sir Roger Keyes. XII, 303, (2 adv.) PP with 2 sketch-plans, plus 16 plates with 20 monochrome drawings by Donald Maxwell. Fp: H.M.S. Vindictive leaving Dover Harbour with attendant M.L.s. Cloth cover. Spine sunned, front hinge repaired, renewed endpapers. Internally clean. 22.2 x 14.5.
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$15

30809
MAXWELL, Gordon S.
THE MOTOR LAUNCH PATROL

London. 1920. J.M. Dent. 1st Ed. Foreword by Vice-Admiral Sir Roger Keyes. XII, 303, (2 adv.) PP with 2 sketch-plans, plus 16 plates with 20 monochrome drawings by Donald Maxwell. Fp: H.M.S. Vindictive leaving Dover Harbour with attendant M.L.s. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Near fine. 22.2 x 14.5.
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$20

62415
MAY, Commander W. E. & STEPHENS, Simon
THE BOATS OF MEN-OF-WAR

London. 1999. National Maritime Museum & Chatham Publishing. 1st Ed. New edition of the 1974 edition with additions by Simon Stephens. Foreword by Basil Greenhill. 128 PP with colour and b/w illustrations. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 25.2 x 19.2. 1861761147
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$20

67274
MAY, Commander W. E. & STEPHENS, Simon
THE BOATS OF MEN-OF-WAR

London & Annapolis. 1999. National Maritime Museum & Naval Institute Press. New edition of the 1974 edition with additions by Simon Stephens. Foreword by Basil Greenhill. 128 PP with colour and b/w illustrations. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 25.2 x 19.2. 1557501904
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$20

53917
MEACHAM, Ellis K.
THE EAST INDIAMAN

London. 1969. Hodder and Stoughton. 1st UK edition of the 1968 US original. (8), 337 PP with decorations and map by Samuel H. Bryant. Title page: vignette of an East Indiaman. Eps: Map of the route followed by the East Indiamen. Hard cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj (reinforced). Ex library copy with stamps on title page and sellotape marks on endpapers & covers. Good reading copy . 22.2 x 14.5. 0340042982
Novel. Naval Service of the East India Company. during the Napoleonic wars.
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$5

38540
MEACHAM, Ellis K.
THE EAST INDIAMAN

London. 1969. Hodder and Stoughton. 1st UK edition of the 1968 US original. (8), 337 PP with decorations and map by Samuel H. Bryant. Title page: vignette of an East Indiaman. Eps: Map of the route followed by the East Indiamen. Hard cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). Note on dedication page and name of previous owner on preliminary page. Near fine. 22.2 x 14.5. 0340042982
Historic novel. Naval Service of the East India Company during the Napoleonic wars.
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$20

36778
MERRIMAN, Commander R.D. (editor)
THE SERGISON PAPERS

Greenwich. 1950. The Navy Records Society. 1st Ed. Publications of the Navy Records Society, Volume 89. (XII), 382 PP, (20 publications & members), plus 4 b/w plates. Fp: Charles Sergison, Clerk of the Acts, 1690-1719. Navy blue/cream buckram, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 23.2 x 15.5.
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$25

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

70061
MIDDLEMISS, Norman L. (editor)
WARTIME WITH SHELL - The Autobiography of Capt. R. S. (Bob) Allen

Newcastle-upon-Tyne. 1996. Shield Publications. 1st Ed. 144 PP with 1 drawing, 1 b/w photo and 2 plans, plus 4 pages with 8 b/w photos. Pictorial soft covers with light wear, faint foxing on outside edges, o/wise fine. 25.4 x 17.5. 1871128137
World War II: 6 years of convoy duties, including 18 months on Merchant Aircraft Carriers converted from tankers.
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$30

37652
MILITARY
OUR ARMY AND NAVY - Sixty-Four large plates illustrating the British Forces by Land and Sea with explanatory letterpress

London. c. 1915. Thomas Nelson and Sons. 1st Ed. No pagination, 4, 64 PP with 64 b/w plates. Hard covers, pictorial front cover, cloth spine. Foxing spots on both endpapers, few pages with closed tears. Edges of covers lightly rubbed. Very good. Scarce. Oblong: 28 x 34.8.
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$70

70692
MILLER, Alice Duer
THE WHITE CLIFFS

Melbourne & Sydney. 1944. Hicks, Smith & Wright. 8th Australian edition of the 1941 original. Preface by Sir Walter Layton. (6), 42 PP. Stapled card covers, soiled dust jacket. Signature of previous owner on half title page. Slight ageing of paper. Very good. 18.3 x 12.5.
Poem on the USA/United Kingdom relationship.
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$10

44153
MILLER, Nathan
THE NAVAL AIR WAR, 1939-1945

New York. 1980. The Nautical & Aviation Publishing Company of America. 1st Ed. XII, 224 PP with 3 maps, 172 b/w illustrations (170 photos). Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 23.4 x 15.8. 0933852118
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$10

44631
MILLER, William H. & HUTCHINGS, David F.
TRANSATLANTIC LINERS AT WAR - The Story of the Queens

Newton Abbot, UK. 1985. David & Charles. 1st UK Ed. 175 PP with 1 map, 3 profiles of ships and 30 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. A little light foxing on prelims and dust jacket, o/wise fine. 24 x 16.2. 0715385119
The distinguished war roles of the Queen Mary and Queen Elizabeth during WWII and the QE2 during the Falklands War of 1982.
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$20

48239
MILNE, Lt. Cdr. J. M.
FLASHING BLADES OVER THE SEA - The Development & History of Helicopters in the Royal Navy

Liskeard, Cornwall. c. 1978. Maritime Books. 1st Ed. 104 PP with 1 table, 14 colour and 68 b/w photos. Pictorial card cover a little rubbed, o/wise near fine. 21 x 15. 0950632325
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$10

41336
MILSOM, C. H. (editor)
VERSE THINGS HAPPEN AT SEA - An Anthology of Nautical Doggerel, Parodies and other Previously Unpublished Poems

Liverpool. 1992. Sea Breezes Publication. 1st Ed. 80 PP with 8 line drawings. Soft cover. Fine. 21.1 x 14.5. 0951320238
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$15

51663
MINISTRY OF SHIPPING
Notice to Ship Owners and Ship Masters and to Owners and Skippers of Fishing Vessels: WAR TIME SAFETY MEASURES

London. 1941. Ministry of Shipping. Notice No. M. 191. 30 PP. Stapled wrappers. Very good. 21.2 x 13.2.
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$5

40143
MITCHELL, Charles
SEAMAN'S PORTRAIT

London. c.1938. Collins. 1st Ed., in the Peacock Colour Books series. 24 PP with 8 b/w illustrations, plus 11 colour plates. Fp: Admiral Sir John Harman. Card cover, dj (chipped and rubbed). Ageing of paper, foxing on outside edges. Very good. 24.5 x 17.7.
The naval pantheon of Englishmen.
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$15

16692
MITCHELL, Mairin
THE RED FLEET AND THE ROYAL NAVY

London. 1942. Hodder & Stoughton. Reprint of earlier edition of 1942, in the Black Jacket series. 98 PP, plus 8 pages with 8 b/w photos. Cloth cover, dj. Very good. 18 x 11.5.
History and various components of the Red Fleet: Black Sea, Baltic & Northern Fleet, Far East, rivers and canals. British sea strategy at the time: helping Russia (Siege of Leningrad & Arctic convoys).
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$15

45124
MONDEY, David (editor)
THE COMPLETE ILLUSTRATED ENCYCLOPEDIA OF THE WORLD'S AIRCRAFT

London. 1988. New Burlington Books. Reprint of the 1978 original. 320 PP with over 1000 reference illustrations (b/w or colour). Fp: Boeing 747-124. Hard cover, dj. Foxing spots on the inside of the dust jacket and on half title page, o/wise near fine. 30.2 x 23. 0906286395
History..., A-Z directory of almost 1500 manufacturers.
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$10

16695
MONSARRAT, Nicholas
EAST COAST CORVETTE

Melbourne. 1943. Cassell. 1st Australian edition. 80 PP, plus 8 pages with 10 b/w photos. Fp: A modern corvette. Card cover. Spine sunned, traces of glue on front cover. Very good. 18.5 x 12.
Collection of notes taken while on coastal patrol or convoy duty.
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$5

69636
MONSARRAT, Nicholas
HMS MARLBOROUGH WILL ENTER HARBOUR

London. 1952. Cassell. December reprint of the November 1952. Originally published in 1947 in "Depends What You Mean by Love". 96 PP with 19 illustrations by James Holland. Cloth cover, device on front cover. Note to previous owner on front endpaper. 0ccasional foxing. Very good. 24.2 x 18.8.
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$5

41233
MONSARRAT, Nicholas
HMS MARLBOROUGH WILL ENTER HARBOUR

London. 1952. Cassell. December reprint of the November 1952. Originally published in 1947 as Depends What You Mean by Love. 96 PP with 19 illustrations by James Holland. Cloth cover, device on front cover, dj (price-clipped). Dust jacket with pieces missing at tope front and back. Offsetting on endpapers, occasional foxing. Contents near fine and overall a very good clean copy. 24.2 x 18.8.
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$10

35399
MONSARRAT, Nicholas
HMS MARLBOROUGH WILL ENTER HARBOUR - Leave Cancelled, Heavy Rescue

London. 1972. Mayflower. Reprint of the 1972 paperback edition (original of 1947). 220, (3 adv.) PP. Pictorial card cover. Spine faded and creased. Foxing. A good reading copy. 17.8 x 11.
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$5

52747
MONSARRAT, Nicholas
MONSARRAT AT SEA

London. 1977. Companion Book Club. 1st edition of the 1975 original published by Cassell & Company. 352 PP. Hard cover, green vellum, gilt title on spine, tinted edges. Fine. 19 x 13.
Anthology of all his writings about the sea, except The Cruel Sea.
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$10

31140
MONSARRAT, Nicholas
THE SHIP THAT DIED OF SHAME & Other Stories

London. 1959. Cassell. 1st Ed. IX, 228 PP. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Dust jacket rubbed. Some foxing. Good. 20.7 x 13.8.
10 short stories such as: The ship that died of shame, where a war time Motor Gun Boat refused to continue smuggling after her decommissioning from the Royal Navy.
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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

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

40245
MOORE, John
THE FLEET AIR ARM - A short account of its History and Achievements

London. 1943. Chapman & Hall. 1st Ed. 140 PP with 3 maps, plus 8 pages with 10 b/w plates. Cloth cover, dj (price-clipped). A little foxing, o/wise near fine. 19 x 12.5.
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$10

53683
MOORHOUSE, E. Hallam (editor)
LETTERS OF THE ENGLISH SEAMEN: 1587-1808

London. 1910. Chapman & Hall. 1st Ed. XVI, 318, (2) PP, plus a 4 pages facsimile of a letter by Nelson to Admiral Gambier and 16 b/w plates (portraits). Fp: Portrait of Horatio Nelson with tissue guard paper. Cloth cover, gilt device and title on front cover, gilt title on spine. Foxing. Good copy. 22.8 x 15.
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$25

52183
MOORHOUSE, Geoffrey
GREAT HARRY'S NAVY. How Henry VIII Gave England Sea Power

London. 2006. Phoenix. 1st paperback edition of the 2005 original. XXVIII, 372 PP with 2 diagrams and 6 maps, plus 16 pages with 11 b/w and 12 colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Light foxing mostly on outside page edges, o/wise near fine. 21.4 x 13.5. 0753820994
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$15

45581
MORGAN, Lieut. Guy
STAND BY TO RAM - A stirring and graphic account of the dramatic episodes in the Great Battle of the Atlantic

London. 1945. Crosby Lockwood & Son. December reprint of the November 1943 original. 118 PP, plus 12 pages with 11 b/w photographs. Cloth cover, dj (price-clipped). Old watermarks at top of covers near spine. Light foxing, o/wise very good. 22.2 x 14.5.
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$15

66930
MORGAN, Rex
THE HERMES ADVENTURE

Sydney. 1985. Runciman Press. 1st Ed. 288 PP with b/w & colour illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket rubbed around edges (shelf wear) with some chips and repaired closed tears. Book is near fine. Scarce. Oblong: 21.8 x 29.5. 0858900157
The aircraft carrier H.M.S. Hermes during World War II. Sunk off the Island of Ceylon by Japanese forces on the 9th of April 1942. Dive on her wreck in August 1982 by the author, son of the official naval photographer to the British Admiralty who survived the sinking.
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$90

38352
MORIZE, André (editor)
FACTS ABOUT FIGHTING FRANCE

London. 1943. Fighting France Publications / Société des Editions de la France Libre Ltd. 1st Ed. 36 PP, plus 4 b/w plates. Inside front cover: To All Frenchmen.. France has lost a Battle! (in colour). Inside back cover: Ultimatum sent by Rommel to General Koenig, June 3rd, 1942 (Battle of Bir Hacheim). Illustrated soft cover with a few small chips, spine repaired, o/wise near fine. Scarce. 21.6 x 14.
The Leader: Général De Gaulle - his life, his thoughts, his military doctrine. Fighting France: When? Where? Why? What it's done, what it's doing, what it wants to do. Administration Organization of Fighting France. The Trustee of French Democracy.
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$100

21494
MORTON, H. V.
ATLANTIC MEETING - An Account of Mr. Churchill's Voyage in H.M.S. Prince of Wales, in August, 1941, and the Conference with President Roosevelt which resulted in the Atlantic Charter

Melbourne. 1943. Methuen. 1st Australian Ed. 160 PP, plus 16 b/w plates. Fp: Card with the Longfellow verse in Mr. Roosevelt's message to Mr. Churchill. Eps: North Atlantic map and track of HMS Prince of Wales, August, 1941. Cloth cover (lightly soiled). Very good. 19.2 x 12.5.
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$5

30491
MORTON, H.V.
ATLANTIC MEETING - An Account of Mr. Churchill's Voyage in H.M.S. Prince of Wales, in August, 1941, and the Conference with President Roosevelt which resulted in the Atlantic Charter

London. 1944. Methuen. 4th Ed. of the April 1943 original. 160 PP plus 16 pages with 16 b/w photos. Fp: Card with the Longfellow verse in Mr. Roosevelt's message to Mr. Churchill. Eps: North Atlantic map and track of HMS Prince of Wales, August, 1941. Cloth cover. Very good. 19.2 x 12.5.
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$5

48502
MORTON, H.V.
ATLANTIC MEETING - An Account of Mr. Churchill's Voyage in H.M.S. Prince of Wales, in August, 1941, and the Conference with President Roosevelt which resulted in the Atlantic Charter

London. 1944. Methuen. 4th edition of the April 1943 original. 160 PP plus 16 pages with 16 b/w photos. Fp: Card with the Longfellow verse in Mr. Roosevelt's message to Mr. Churchill. Eps: North Atlantic map and track of HMS Prince of Wales, August, 1941. Cloth cover, dj (price clipped). Dust jacket chipped, foxing spots on outside edges. Name of previous owner on verso of the frontispiece. Very good. 19.2 x 12.5.
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$10

17773
MORTON, H.V.
ATLANTIC MEETING, An Account of Mr. Churchill's Voyage in H.M.S. Prince of Wales, in August, 1941, and the Conference with President Roosevelt which resulted in the Atlantic Charter

Melbourne. 1945. Methuen. 3rd Australasian Ed. 160 PP plus 16 pages with 16 b/w photos. Fp: Card with the Longfellow verse in Mr. Roosevelt's message to Mr. Churchill. Eps: North Atlantic map and track of HMS Prince of Wales, August, 1941. Cloth cover. Stamp on half-title page, o/wise a good copy. 19.2 x 12.5.
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$5

49220
MOSES, Henry
VISIT OF WILLIAM THE FOURTH WHEN DUKE OF CLARENCE, AS LORD HIGH ADMIRAL, TO PORTSMOUTH, IN THE YEAR 1827, WITH VIEWS OF THE RUSSIAN SQUADRON

Portland Place. 1831. Henry Moses. 1st Ed. (IV), 23, (3) PP with 2 vignettes (title page and dedicatory page), plus 17 b/w plates (these 2 pages and 17 plates protected with tissue guard). Vignette on title page: Vessel represented is most probably HMS Victory, as she was the flagship at Portsmouth between 1825 and 1869. Loosely inserted letter by John Barton, Windsor Castle, dated 5th March 1831, giving assent to Henry Moses, Esq. (the author), to dedicate this work to Her Most Gracious Majesty Adelaide, Queen of the United Kingdom. Rebacked copy retaining original front cover, leather spine. All the plates are present and in the right place, however, four are mis-numbered, ie, they don't have the same number as that given on the List of the Plates. A very nice copy. 38.7 x 28.7.
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$1500

38862
MOSLEY, Leonard
THE BATTLE OF BRITAIN

Alexandria, Virginia. 1979. Time-Life Books. 4th printing (revised) of the 1977 original, in the World War II series. 208 PP with 2 maps, 2 sets of plans of planes (in colour), 20 colour and 174 b/w illustrations. Half title page: RAF pilots scrambling for their airplanes. Pictorial boards. Fine. 28.8 x 24.
Hitler's nibble at the Channel Islands. The redoutable Mr. Churchill. The grandiose Herr Göring... Germany's fallen eagles.
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$15

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

London. 1974. William Clowes. 84th year of publication. VI adv., XVI, 346 PP, plus 1 folded map, 2 folded charts and 16 pages with 28 b/w illustrations. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Spine lightly sunned. Occasional foxing. Internally near fine. 24.3 x 16.
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$20

16660
MOUNTBATTEN, Earl of Burma
MOUNTBATTEN - Eighty Years in Pictures

London. 1979. Macmillan. 1st Ed. 224 PP with 23 colour illust, 4 cartoons, and 266 b/w photos. Half-title page: Crest. Eps: Genealogical trees. Hard cover, dj. Signature of previous owner on front endpaper. Faint foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise fine. 25.4 x 19. 0333265580
Photographic biography: Royal Navy years (on HMS Renown, to Australia and the Pacific, Captain of HMS Kelly in WWII), ... Viceroy of India,...
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$10

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

London. 1915 /1922. The Gresham Publishing Company. 1st edition. Set of 9 Volumes in 27 Issues for a total of 3126 pages with b/w illustrations, plus a 4 pages "Roll of Honour" (in colour), 27 b/w portraits (some with tissue guard paper) and 35 coloured maps and plans (few folded) . Vol. I (issues I to III), 1915: (6), 336, (10 "Title page, Preface, Contents, List of Plates") PP with b/w illustrations, plus 3 b/w portraits and 9 coloured maps and plans. Vol. II (issues IV to VI), 1916: (6), 336, (8 "Title page, Contents, List of plates") PP with b/w illustrations, plus 3 b/w portraits and 2 coloured maps. Vol. III (issues VII to IX), 1916: (6), 336, (8 "Title page, Contents, List of Plates") PP with b/w illustrations, plus 3 b/w portraits and 4 coloured maps and plans). Vol. IV issues X to XII), 1916: (6), 336, (8 "Title page, Contents, List opf Plates") PP with b/w illustrations, plus 3 portraits and 4 coloured maps and plans. Vol. V (issues XIII to XV), 1917: (6), 336, (8 "Title page, Contents, List of plates") PP with b/w illustrations, plus 3 portraits and 4 coloured maps and plans. Vol. VI (issues XVI to XVIII), 1917: (6), 336, (8 " Title page, Contents, List of plates") PP with b/w illustrations, plus 3 portraits, 4 coloured maps and a 4 pages coloured "Roll of Honour 1914 - 191. Vol. VII (issues XIX to XXI), 1919: (6), 336, (8 "Title page, Contents, List of plates") PP with b/w illustrations, plus 3 portraits and 3 coloured maps. Vol. VIII (issues XXII to XXIV): (2), 336, (8 "Title page, Contents, List of plates") with b/w illustrations, plus 3 portraits (misbound) and 2 coloured maps. Vol. IX (issues XXV to XXII), 1920: (6), 344, (10 "Title page, Preface, Contents, List of plates") with b/w illustrations, plus 3 portraits and 3 coloured maps (1 portrait and 1 map are misbound). Card covers, illustrated front in colour, cloth spine with Title and No. of Issue. Except for a small sticker on front cover of issues XXV and XXVII, and 5 misbound plates, this set is complete and in a very fine condition. 25 x 18.5.
Preface of Volume IX starts: "The present volume completes a task ...". Front covers with the Coat of Arms of France, Great Britain, Russia, Serbia, Japan and Belgium.
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$700

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

44211
N/A
H.M.S. DISCOVERY - Formerly Royal Research Ship Discovery

London. 1960. H.M.S. Discovery. 1st Ed., with foreword by Sir Vivian Fuchs. 3-14 PP with 1 map, 1 sketch plan of the ship and 2 b/w photos. Illustrated soft cover. Near fine. 20.8 x 13.2.
A short account of Captain Scott 's famous ship. Now a drill ship of the Royal Naval Reserve.
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$5

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

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

55651
N/A
L'ILLUSTRATION - Issue No. 5008

Paris. 1939. L'Illustration. Issue No. 5008, 25 February 1939. XII (adverts.), 229-256 PP with b/w illustrations (4 maps, 62 portraits and 41 photos). Pictorial soft cover (At the Holy See). French text. Near fine copy. 38 x 28.5.
Burial of Pope Pius XI. Europe betrayed by Europe (Japanese advance in South East Asia), by Ludovic Naudeau. Spanish civil war and International law. Inside dismembered Tcheco-Slovakia, by R. Chenevier.
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$15

55649
N/A
L'ILLUSTRATION - Issue No. 5060

Paris. 1940. L'Illustration. Issue No. 5060, 24 February 1940. VIII (adverts.), 177-200 PP with b/w illustrations (2 maps, 66 photos) and on a double page: comparisons of the fleets of Great Britain, France, Poland and Finland, versus Germany and U.S.S.R. Pictorial soft cover (Anthony Eden, welcomes the ANZACS in Suez). Covers reinforced, o/wise near fine. French text. 38 x 28.5.
HMS Cossack and the Altmark in Joesing Fjord, Norway. War in Carelia, Finland. Stand off in the Vosges, France. Mechanical War, by Camille Rougeron. Inside occupied Poland.
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$15

55650
N/A
L'ILLUSTRATION - Issue No. 5061

Paris. 1940. L'Illustration. Issue No. 5060, 2 March 1940. VI (adverts.), 201-226 PP with 7 colour illustrations and b/w illustrations (10 maps, 1 cartoon, 3 facsimiles of documents, 7 drawings, and 34 photos). Pictorial soft cover (Altmark trapped in Jösingsfjord). French text. Near fine copy. 38 x 28.5.
HMS Cossack and the Altmark in Joesing Fjord, Norway. War in Finland. French army on the move, by Paul-Emile Cadilhac. Ships in uniforms / Camouflage. New recruits for the French Foreign Legion.
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$15

67308
N/A
THE NAVAL AND MILITARY MAGAZINE - Vol. II, Nos. III & IV.

London. 1827. G. Mills. 1st edition. Vol. II: (2), 722 PP. No. III, September 1827: pages 1 to 344 with 2 facsimile of signatures and the frontispiece "Portrait of His Royal Highness the Lord High Admiral". No. IV, December 1827: pages 345 to 722. Rebacked in modern black cloth, gilt title on spine. Few pages with short tears or chips. Slight ageing of paper and foxing. Image shows frontispiece and title-page. Near fine. Rare. 21.6 x 14.
Contents include: Memoir of Thomas Dahl, First Grenadier of France, Widows of Officers, Royal Artillery and Marines, Record of Services of British Regiments, The War Game of the Continent, The Waterloo Vase, American War, Observations on the Campaigns in Ceylon .... A mine of information.
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$350

67309
N/A
THE NAVAL AND MILITARY MAGAZINE - Vol. III, Nos. V & VI

London. 1828. Saunders and Otley. 1st edition. Vol. III: (2), 576, CCIV PP. No. V, March 1828: pages 1 to 280, plus 1 folded plate "Plan of Onore" and the frontispiece: portrait of "Field Marshal His Grace the Duke of Wellington". No. VI, July 1828: pages 281 to 576 with 1 plan, plus 1 plate: plan of "Bhurtpoor", then pages I to CCIV. Rebacked in modern black cloth, gilt title on spine. Image shows frontispiece and title-page. Few pages with short tears or chips. Slight ageing of paper and foxing. Near fine. Rare. 21.6 x 14.
Contents include: The Order of the Bath, Mercenaries in the Christian Armies, Desertions from Regiments in Canada, Proceedings in Portugal, Between the Russians and the Persians, Defence of Onore, Naval Construction, The War in the Peninsula ... plus the Naval and Military Miscellany, Mutiny Bill, - Corporal Punishment, Naval Promotions and Appointments, Births, Marriages, and Deaths.
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$350

67310
N/A
THE NAVAL AND MILITARY MAGAZINE - Vol. IV - Nos. VII & VIII

London. 1828. Saunders and Otley. 1st edition. Vol. IV: (2), 590, CLVI PP. No. VII, September 1828: pages 1 to 280, plus 1 folded plate "Stevens Improved Paddles" and the frontispiece "God Save the King", then pages I to LXXXVIII. No. VIII, December 1828: pages 281 to 590 with 1 plan , plus 1 plate: "map of the western sea board of the Black Sea", then pages LXXXIX to CLVI, and (4 Index). Rebacked in modern black cloth, gilt title on spine. Image shows frontispiece and title-page. A few pages with short tears or chips. Slight ageing of paper and foxing. Near fine. Rare. 21.6 x 14.
Contents include: New Method of Propelling Steam Vessels, The English in France, The New System of Tactics, Narrative of the Irish Rebellion of 1798, The Peninsular War, Distribution of Religious Tracts to the Navy, Origin and Progress of Shipbuilding, Campaigns in India, History of the Siege of Vienna, Sketch of the Military Power of Prussia, The Red Flag at the Fore, A New System of Signals by Rear-Admiral Raper, Naval and Military Miscellany, Promotions, Court Martials, ...
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$350

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

66806
N/A
NAVAL CHRONICLE (Parts of Volumes XIV, XV, XXV & XXVII)

London. 1805 / 1806 / 1811 & 1812. Joyce Gold. 7 parts of various "Naval Chronicles" bound together. 1 - Vol. XXV, 1811: VIII PP (title page & preface), plus plate"Monument erected in Guidhall, London, to the Memory of the late Vice Admiral Horatio, Viscount Nelson & Duke of Bronti". 2 - Vol. XIV, 1805: 353 to 440 PP, plus plate "Philips Crosby", Admiral of the Red Squadron. 3 - Vol. XIV, 1805: 177 to 264 PP, plus plate "John Bazely, Vice Admiral of the Red Squadron. 4 - Vol. XIV, 1805: 89-176 PP, plus plate "Hon. Richard Walpole". 5 - Vol. XXV, 1811: 441-515 PP (516) - (527) for index, plus 2 plates "Capt. Arthur Forrest", and Port of Valette, Malta. 6 - Vol. XV, 1806: 265-352 PP. 7 - Vol XXVII, 1813: 1-176 PP, plus 2 plates "Arthur Phillip" Vice Admiral of the Red Squadron, and "Nicholas Haddock" Admiral of the Blue Squadron. 7 parts for a total of 607 pages and 8 plates. Half bound, with rubbed patches, mostly near the spine. Occasional foxing. Very good copy. 22.5 x 14.
Volume XIV: Horatio Nelson, pages 384/385, 386/415 & 416/419. Volume XXVII: Arthur Phillip, Esq., pages 1 to 9.
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$200

40283
N/A
THE PICTURE BOOK OF SHIPS

London. c.1936. Ward, Lock & Co. 1st edition in "The Opal Picture Books" series. No pagination, 96 PP with 78 b/w photos and 24 coloured plates. Fp: The first Cunarder (1840) and a giant of To-day. Hard cover, illustrated front (Queen Mary). Neat small stamp of previous owner on front endpaper. Occasional foxing, o/wise near fine. 25.1 x 18.7.
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$15

47558
N/A
Plan d'attaque de / Plan van den aanval op: ZEEBRUGGE

Bruxelles. c. 1920. Edition J. Revyn. Booklet containing 20 illustrated post cards with their protective tissue guard. 1 map, 22 b/w photos (1 vignette, 2 portraits and 19 views). Soft cover with crest (in colour) of the city of Zeebrugge on front cover. Covers lightly soiled and with small chip on front. Slight ageing of paper. Text (captions) in Dutch, English and French. Near fine. Scarce. Oblong: 9 x 15.
Blocking the base used by German U-Boats, by the Captain of HMS Vindictive who gained the Victoria Cross for the exploit. Attack took place midnight 22/23 April 1918.
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$35

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

66437
NAISH, Lieut.-Commader G. P. B.
FLYING IN THE ROYAL NAVY 1914-64

London. 1964. H.M.S.O. / National Maritime Museum. 1st Ed. No pagination, 56 PP with 55 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. Oblong: 16.3 x 21.3.
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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

71378
NATIONAL MARITIME MUSEUM GREENWICH
2018 CALENDAR BATTLES AT SEA

London. 2017. Flame Tree Publishing. 2018 Calendar. No pagination, 28 PP with caption in English for each of the 14 colour photograph. Pictorial stiff covers. English text. Unused with no markings. Fine. 30 x 30. 9781786642783
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$10

44421
NAVAL
NAVAL RATINGS HANDBOOK B.R. 1938

London. 1958. Naval Training Department, Admiralty. 1st Ed. VIII, 190 PP with 70 figures, plus 20 pages with 1 b/w and 15 colour plates (ranks, distinguishing badges, decorations and medals). Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Few foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 19 x 12.8.
Administration of the Royal Navy - Officers & marks of rank - Ratings & distinguishing badges ... Chapter 5: General Sea Terms. Chapter 6: Types of ship. Chapter 7: Elementary seamanship.
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$10

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

63910
NAVY
THE WAR AT SEA

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

50491
NAVY LEAGUE
THE NAVY YEAR BOOK AND DIARY 1948

London. 1947. Navy League. Yearly edition. 230 PP with many adverts, b/w photos. Diary between P.179 and 230. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover. With compliments note from the South Australian Branch of the Navy League. Faint foxing on outside edges, rear cover a little soiled, o/wise near fine internally. 24 x 18.5.
An annual review with articles including: The Mountbatten Tradition - The Navy and the Atom Bomb - Air and the Atom... Drama at Westminster, by Beverley Baxter...
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$15

50490
NAVY LEAGUE
THE NAVY YEAR BOOK AND DIARY 1949

London. 1948. Navy League. Yearly edition. 240 PP with many adverts, b/w photos, and 4 colour plates on double page. Diary between pages 187 and 240. Soft cover, gilt device and title on front cover. Lower corner of leaf 7/8 damaged. 3 leaves of the article Commonwealth Navies with lower part 77/78 or upper part 81/82 , 83/84 cut. Faint foxing on outside edges, o/wise near fine internally. 24 x 18.5.
An annual review with articles including: Royal Progress - Royal Marines in the Atomic Age - Commonwealth navies by Lt. Commander Kemp... The Bus that went to France, by Bartimeus.
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$15

50489
NAVY LEAGUE
THE NAVY YEAR BOOK AND DIARY 1951

London. 1950. Navy League. Yearly edition. 208 PP with many adverts, b/w photos, and 4 colour plates on double page. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover. Faint foxing on outside edges, front cover has a few small marks, o/wise near fine internally. 24.2 x 18.5.
An annual review with articles including: Royal Families and the Sea - Sea Power of the Empire - Sea Power against world communism - Ships that pass in the night, by Godfrey Winn...
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$15

50488
NAVY LEAGUE
THE NAVY YEAR BOOK AND DIARY 1953

London. 1952. Navy League. Yearly edition. 236 PP with many adverts, b/w photos, and 7 colour plates (1 on double page). Diary between pages 173 and 235. Soft cover, gilt device and title on front cover, dj (chipped). Faint foxing on outside edges, o/wise near fine internally. 24 x 18.5.
An annual review with articles including: The Queen and her Crown - World front-pages Royal Navy - Review of Naval Aviation - The Fishing Fleets by David Divine. Thomas Neill, by Taffrail...
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$15

50487
NAVY LEAGUE
THE NAVY YEAR BOOK AND DIARY 1954

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

42503
NAVY LEAGUE
THE NAVY YEAR BOOK AND DIARY 1956

London. 1955. Navy League. 1st Ed. 264 PP, (64 for 1956 diary) with advertising material, many b/w photos , and 11 colour plates (9 on double page). Soft cover. Title page damaged by part of the dust jacket pasted down previously on it. Front cover soiled. Page 223 lightly rubbed, pages of the diary part with annotations, o/wise a very good copy. 24 x 18.5.
An annual review with articles including: The Mountbatten Admirals by Dermot Morrah. Report on the Navy by Nowell Hall. The Britannia Royal Naval College Dartmouth. Merchant Navy Survey by Peter Duff.
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$15

50484
NAVY LEAGUE
THE NAVY YEAR BOOK AND DIARY 1957

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

50485
NAVY LEAGUE
THE NAVY YEAR BOOK AND DIARY 1958

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

64077
NEALE, W. G.
THE TIDES OF WAR AND THE PORT OF BRISTOL, 1914 - 1918

Bristol. 1976. The Port of Bristol Authority. 1st Ed. XIII, 315, (34 Index) PP with b/w illustrations (4 plans on double page and 71 photos). Cloth cover, gilt title on front board and spine, dj (price clipped). Light speckling around the edges of covers. Dust jacket with a small (repaired) chip, o/wise a near fine copy. 27 x 21.
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$45

69771
NEILLANDS, Robin
THE BATTLE OF NORMANDY 1944

London. c. 2007. Cassell Military Paperbacks. 4th printing of the 2003 paperback edition. 456, (8 blank) PP with 8 maps on full-page and, 19 headpieces, plus 16 pages with 36 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 19.7 x 12.8. 9780304365630
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$10

16860
NEILLANDS, Robin
BY SEA AND LAND, The Royal Marines Commandos, A History 1942-1982

London. 1987. Weidenfeld & Nicolson. 1st Ed. XVIII, 269 PP with 6 full-page maps in text plus 16 pages with 36 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Light foxing around outside edges, o/wise near fine. 24 x 15.8. 0297790641
Brief history of the Sea Soldiers 1604 to 1942, followed by the operations from the Dieppe Raid to the Falklands War.
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$15

45874
NEWHAM COLLINGWOOD, G. L.
A SELECTION FROM THE PUBLIC AND PRIVATE CORRESPONDENCE OF VICE-ADMIRAL LORD COLLINGWOOD: INTERSPERSED WITH MEMOIRS OF HIS LIFE

London. 1828. James Ridgway. 3rd Ed. XVI, 578 PP. Fp: Vice Admiral, Lord Collingwood, by F. Howard. Folded engraved battle plan of Trafalgar between pages 126/127. Pages 197/198 misbound, viz: P.199/200 precedes them. Signature of previous owner at top of title page. Light foxing, mostly on prelims and last pages. Half bound, marbled boards, gilt title on spine. Outside edges of covers and hinges rubbed. Covers have become detached and now in need of rebacking/rebinding. Internal hinges still tight. Overall, a very good copy of a scarce item. 21.5 x 13.8.
Covers the period from 1785 until his death in 1810.
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$100

35257
NEWTON, Don & HAMPSHIRE, A. Cecil
TARANTO

London. 1961. Kimber Pocket. First paperback edition of the 1959 original. 159, (1 adv.) PP. Pictorial card cover. Light foxing of outside edges. Very good. 17.8 x 10.8.
The Fleet Air Arm's daring attack on the Italian Battle Fleet in its home base.
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$10

57240
NHSA
THE NAVAL HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF AUSTRALIA - MONOGRAPHS Nos. 11, 12, 13, 14 & 15

Garden Island, Sydney. c. 1995. The Naval Historical Society of Australia, Inc. No. 11: 13 PP with 8 b/w photos. No. 12: 15 PP with 2 maps, 1 profile, and 3 b/w photos. No. 13: 19 PP with chronology, 2 maps and 4 b/w photos. No. 14: 19 PP with 7 maps or battle diagrams, 5 sketches and 4 b/w photos. No. 15: 1O PP with 1 map and 2 b/w photos. Each monograph with: pages printed on recto only, photos of photocopy quality, illustrated cover, and staples. Very good set. 29.7 x 21.
No. 11: 8th Div. Home from Changi 1945 (H.M.A.S. Hawkesbury) & USS Mount Hood explodes 1944, by Max Thomson. No. 12: H.M.A.S. Sydney (II) - 1940 & 1941, by John C. Date. No. 13: The British Pacific Fleet 1945, by Lt. Cdr. W. O. C. Roberts. No. 14: H.M.A.S. Perth 1941 & 1942, by John C. Date. No. 15: H.M.A.S. SYDNEY (IV), Tour of Duty in Gulf War 1990-91, by Commander L. G. Cordner.
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$20

65830
NICHOLSON, J. B. R.
THE GURKHA RIFLES

London. 1974. Osprey Publishing. 1st Ed., in the Men-at-Arms series. 40 PP printed on 2 columns with 32 b/w illustrations, plus 8 pages with colour plates by Michael Roffe. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 24.7 x 18.2. 0850451965
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$10

41705
NISBET, W. H.
THE LONE SURVIVOR

London. 1955. Jonathan Cape. 1st Ed. 255 PP. Hard cover, dj. Stamp of previous owner on front endpaper. Fine. 19.5 x 13.2.
Novel. World War II.
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$10

38065
NOBLE, Sam, A.B.
SAM NOBLE, A.B. 'Tween Decks in the 'Seventies - An Autobiography

London. c. 1920. Sampson Low, Marston & Co. Ltd. 1st Ed., with a foreword by Rear-Admiral A. P. Davidson. X, 278 PP with 1 figure, plus 3 b/w plates. Fp: Mr Sam Noble. Navy cloth cover with light shelf wear, gilt title on a sunned spine. Ageing of paper. Very good. 22.7 x 15.
Joined the Royal Navy in 1875. His 6 years with the service, including cruises on board H.M.S. Swallow between May 1877 and May 1881 in the Atlantic Ocean.
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$15

36902
NORGAARD, Christian (naval architect & editor)
THE GOLDEN HINDE (replica)

London. 1973. Jarrold & Sons. 1st Ed. No pagination, 16 PP with 31 colour photos on b/w illustrated historial background. Inside covers: text and 3 b/w photos. Pictorial card cover. Fine. Scarce. 28.5 x 22.4. 83506444X
On Drake, admiral, explorer, entrepreneur, privateer and imperialist, and on his ship the Golden Hinde. Building of the replica and preparation for the re-enactment voyage Plymouth to San Francisco of 1973.
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$10

12315
NORTHCOTE PARKINSON, C.
PORTSMOUTH POINT, The British Navy in Fiction 1793-1815

Cambridge, Mass. 1949. Harvard University Press. 1st US Ed. 154 PP with 20 b/w illustrations (plans & tail-pieces), plus 12 pages with 8 b/w photos. Fp: Portsmouth Point, c.1799. Eps: Maps of Spithead and Portsmouth/Portsea. Cloth cover, dj. Slight ageing of paper. Very good. 22 x 14.
An anthology of naval fiction, giving a picture of naval life afloat and ashore during the Napoleonic Wars. (All the writers had firsthand experience of the sea).
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$15

64459
NORTHCOTE PARKINSON, C.
PORTSMOUTH POINT, The British Navy in Fiction 1793-1815

London. 1948. Hodder & Stoughton. 1st Ed. 154 PP with b/w illustrations in text, plus 14 b/w plates.. Fp: Portsmouth Point, c.1799. Eps: Maps of Spithead and Portsmouth/Portsea. Navy cloth covers mottled and gilt title on spine is dulled. No dj. A few pages dog-eared, o/wise contents are clean and a good reading copy. 22 x 14.
An anthology of naval fiction, giving a picture of naval life afloat and ashore during the Napoleonic Wars. (All the writers had firsthand experience of the sea).
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$5

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

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

35561
OAKESHOTT, Walter
FOUNDED UPON THE SEAS - A Narrative of Some English Maritime and Overseas Enterprises during the period 1550 to 1616

Cambridge. 1942. Cambridge University Press. 1st Ed. XII, 200 PP with 1 plan, plus 12 b/w plates. Fp: Queen Elizabeth, aged 59. Cloth cover, dj (price-clipped). Signature of previous owner on front endpaper, dust jacket with small pieces missing. Very good. 23 x 14.5.
Search for the North-East passage. Hawkins in the West Indies. Drake in the Caribbean and the Pacific...
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$25

64385
O'BRIAN, Patrick
DESOLATION ISLAND

London. 2003. HarperCollins. Paperback reprint. 325 PP. Inside covers: colour jackets of other titles. Pictorial soft cover. Creases on spine and light edgewear. Very good. 17.8 x 11.2. 0006499244
Voyage to New South Wales with a ship load of convicts.
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$5

35191
O'BRIAN, Patrick
THE FAR SIDE OF THE WORLD

London. 1989. Fontana. 3rd paperback impression of the 1984 original. 366 PP. Pictorial soft cover. Spine with light creases. Near fine. 17.8 x 11.2. 000617017X
War of 1812 with the USA and protection of Whaling ships in the Southern Atlantic and the Pacific.
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$5

55358
O'BRIAN, Patrick
THE FAR SIDE OF THE WORLD

London. 1986. Fontana. 2nd paperback impression of the 1984 original. 371, (5 publications) PP. Pictorial soft cover. Slight ageing and foxing of paper. Near fine. 17.8 x 11.2. 000617017X
War of 1812 with the USA and protection of Whaling ships in the Southern Atlantic and the Pacific.
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$5

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

London. 1963. Hutchinson. 1st Ed. 201, (3) PP with 16 b/w illustrations by Richard Elsden. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket with chips and a small piece missing at head of spine. Ex Library copy with stamps on title page, its verso and last page. Renewed endpapers. Occasional foxing. Very good reading copy. 21.5 x 14.5.
A personal narrative of the author's escort duty on the Arctic convoys. The Lady Madeleine was the largest of the fishing trawlers converted for anti-submarine duties in WWII.
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$20

10834
OLLARD, Richard
FISHER AND CUNNINGHAM - A Study in the Personalities of the Churchill Era

London. 1991. Constable. 1st Ed. 192 PP. Hard cover, dj. Light foxing on outside edges, o/wise fine. 24 x 16. 0094704902
The portraits of both first sea Lords and Admirals of the Fleet who served under Winston Churchill in different World Wars.
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$30

47602
OLLARD, Richard
MAN OF WAR. Sir Robert Holmes and the Restoration Navy

London. 2001. Phoenix Press. Paperback edition of the 1969 original. 240 PP with 1 genealogical table, 3 maps and 3 battle diagrams, plus 24 pages with 21 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 23.3 x 15.5. 1842122363
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$5

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

71384
O'NEILL, Richard (editor)
PATRICK O'BRIAN'S NAVY - The Illustrated Companion to JACK AUBREY'S WORLD

Philadelphia, Pen. 2005. Running Press Book. 1st US edition of the 2003 UK edition by Salamander Books. 160 PP with b/w oand colour illustrations. Half title page: medaillon of Captain Sir William Hoste. Title spread: "Queen Charlotte" and the bombardment of Algiers, 1816. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 28 x 29. 9780762415403
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$35

67282
OPPENHEIM, M.
A HISTORY OF THE ADMINISTRATION OF THE ROYAL NAVY AND OF MERCHANT SHIPPING IN RELATION TO THE NAVY, From MDIX to MDCLX with an introduction treating of the preceding period

Ann Arbor, Michigan. 1961. The Shoe String Press, Inc. Reprint of the 1896 1st edition. XIII, 411 PP with 3 b/w illust. in text, plus 3 plates. Title page: recto & verso of the Wyard's Medal, 1650. Fp: the "Tiger" of Henry VIII. Navy cloth cover with gilt title on spine (a little dulled). A near fine copy. 22.2 x 14.5.
The Navy between the reign of Henry VIII (1509-1547) and the Commonwealth (1649-1660).
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$80

34001
OPPENHEIM, M. (editor)
NAVAL ACCOUNTS AND INVENTORIES OF THE REIGN OF HENRY VII 1485-8 AND 1495-7

London. 1896. Navy Records Society. 1st Ed. Publications of the Navy Records Society, Volume VIII. LVI, 349, (2 adv.) PP. Navy blue/cream buckram cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine. Prize plate dated 1907 on front endpaper. Some foxing, o/wise a very good clean copy. 24.1 x 16.5.
Naval, shipping and transport matters. Disbursements for the equipment of ships, their safe keeping in harbour, payments of hired vessels...
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$20

49178
OPPENHEIM, M. (editor)
THE NAVAL TRACTS OF SIR WILLIAM MONSON (five volumes for six books)

London. 1902, 1902, 1913, 1913 & 1914. Navy Records Society. Publications of the Navy Records Society, Volumes 22, 23, 43, 45 and 47. Volume I: LXVI, 395 PP, plus 7 maps (2 large folded). Fp: Map of Western Europe. Volume II: VIII, 395 PP, (3 publications), plus 4 maps (2 large folded). Fp (in colour): Chart of the Azores, by Baptista Boazio, 1597. Volume III: X, 443 PP, (4 publications). Volume IV: X, 442 PP, (4 publications). Volume V: XII, 370 PP, (5 publications). Set with uniform binding. Navy blue/cream buckram, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine. Covers slightly soiled and spine lightly sunned. Occasional foxing and slight ageing of paper. Bookplate of previous owner Sub-Lieutenant F. C. Darley on front endpaper of Volumes I and II. A near fine set. 24.2 x 16.5.
Six books edited with a commentary drawn from the state papers and other original sources. Volume I: (Book I), Voyages of Sir Francis Drake, Sir John Hawkyns... The Armada... Sir Walter Raleigh. Volume II: (Book I), Cadiz Voyage, Sir Richard Leveson... Sir William Monson... Volume III: (Books II & III). Volume IV: (Books III & IV). Volume V: (Books V & VI).
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$250

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

63131
OSBORNE, Dr. Richard (editor)
CONVERSION FOR WAR - WSS Monograph No. 6

Kendal, Cumbria. 1983. World Ship Society. 84 PP with 1 graph, 1 table and 40 b/w photos. Soft covers faded around edges, o/wise near fine. 21 x 14.8. 0905617258
Arnold Hague: Armed Merchant Cruisers / Ocean Boarding Vessels / Q-Ships. Roger Nailer: Seagoing Auxilliary AA Ships. Richard Osborne: Glen Class Landing Ships. Aldo Fraccaroli: Italian Merchant Armed Cruisers.
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$10

70178
OSBORNE, Richard, SPONG, Harry & GROVER, Tom
ARMED MERCHANT CRUISERS 1878 - 1945

London. 2007. World Ship Society. 1st Ed. 328 PP with over 11 tables and b/w illustrations (1 painting, 6 sketch plans and 251 b/w photos). Fp: "Alsatian", flagship of 10th Cruisers Squadron. Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. 30.2 x 21. 0954331087
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$100

69913
OVERY, Richard
All About HISTORY - Book of WORLD WAR II

Bournemouth, Dorset. 2014. Imagine Publishing Ltd. 1st edition by Jon White & Alex Hoskins. 260 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Closed tear on front cover (repaired). Fine. 29.7 x 23. 9781910155295
The events, people and places that shaped the war.
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$15

61340
OWEN, Charles
NO MORE HEROES - The Royal Navy in the Twentieth Century: Anatomy of a Legend

London. 1975. George Allen & Unwin Ltd. 1st Ed. 248 PP with 1 organigram , plus 8 pages with 19 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket rubbed and chipped. Occasional foxing. Very good. 22.2 x 14. 0043590071
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$10

69918
PACIFIC
OCEAN FRONT - The Story of the War in the Pacific 1941-1944

London. 1945. HMSO / Ministry of Information. 68 PP with b/w illustrations: 8 maps and 90 photos. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 35 x 14.
From the battles of the the Coral Sea and Midway, to the landings in the Marianas and Peleliu (Palau).
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$25

48615
PACKARD, Lieutenant Commander & MORRISEY, Lieutenant (editors)
H.M.S. BLAKE COMMISSION BOOK 1961-1962

Ipswich. 1963. Martin H. Packard / W.S. Cowell. 1st Ed. 120 PP with b/w photos & illustrations throughout on quality glossy paper. Hard cover, gilt badge on front, pictorial dj. Near fine. Oblong: 28.4 x 22.2.
A lighthearted and humouristic kaleidoscope of the commission voyage of this cruiser and her crew.
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$50

41526
PACKER, Joy
DEEP AS THE SEA

London. 1976. Eyre Methuen. 1st Uk edition of the 1975 South Africa original. X, 246 PP, plus 8 pages with 13 b/w photos. Fp: Lieutenant-Commander H. A. Packer, 1925. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise very good. 22.2 x 14.2.
Career in the Royal Navy, 1907 to 1953. WWI: Battle of Jutland in 1916... WWII: Hunting the Bismarck.. Defeat of the Italian Fleet...
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$10

52487
PACKER, Joy
DEEP AS THE SEA

Newton Abbot. 1977. Readers Union. 1st Book Club edition of the 1975 South Africa original. X, 246 PP, plus 8 pages with 13 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj (soiled). Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise very good. 21.8 x 13.5.
Career in the Royal Navy, 1907 to 1953. WWI: Battle of Jutland in 1916... WWII: Hunting the Bismarck.. Defeat of the Italian Fleet...
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$5

44425
PACKER, Joy
DEEP AS THE SEA

London. 1976. Eyre Methuen. 1st Uk edition of the 1975 South Africa original. X, 246 PP, plus 8 pages with 13 b/w photos. Fp: Lieutenant-Commander H. A. Packer, 1925. Hard cover, dj (flaps trimmed). Ex library copy with stamps on title page and its verso, and renewed endpapers. Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise a very good reading copy. 22.2 x 14.2.
Career in the Royal Navy, 1907 to 1953. WWI: Battle of Jutland in 1916... WWII: Hunting the Bismarck.. Defeat of the Italian Fleet...
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$5

48055
PACKER, Joy
HOME FROM SEA

London. 1963. Eyre & Spottiswoode. 2nd impression of the 1963 original. 251 PP, plus 10 pages with 12 b/w photos. Errata slip tipped on page 135. Fp: Joy Packer at Cressage. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket with flaps trimmed and repaired at spine. Ex library copy with card pasted down on front endpaper and number on title page. Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise a very good reading copy. 22.2 x 14.2.
Life in South Africa and in England.
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$5

67298
PADFIELD, Peter
THE GREAT NAVAL RACE: Anglo-German Naval Rivalry 1900-1914

London. 1974. Hart-Davis. 1st Ed. 382 PP plus 12 pages with 20 b/w illust. Hard cover. Slight ageing of paper and stains on front outside edge (not affecting the text). Good. 22.2 x 14.2. 024610578X
Deadly competition in dreadnought battleships between Great Britain and Imperial Germany, fueled by Kaiser Wilhelm II and his dreams of imperial destiny.
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$10

69801
PADFIELD, Peter
MARITIME DOMINION and the Triumph of the Free World - Naval Campaigns that Shaped the Modern World 1852-2001

New York. 2010. The Overlook Press. 1st US edition. XIV, 369 PP with 4 maps and 4 battle diagrams, plus 16 pages with 41 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Remainder mark on lower outside edge. Near fine. 23.5 x 16. 9781590203323
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$20

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

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

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

30500
PADFIELD, Peter
TIDE OF EMPIRES - Decisive Naval Campaigns in the Rise of the West - Volume Two: 1654-1763

London. 1982. Routledge & Kegan Paul. 1st Ed. X, 270 PP with 14 head-pieces, 4 maps and 11 battle diagrams in text, plus 16 pages with 30 b/w illust. Eps: Sketch of Dutch attack on the Medway, 9-10 June, 1667. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Faint foxing. Near fine. 24 x 15.8. 0710092156
Supremacy of England over Holland and France, finally giving her sovereignty of the seas.
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$25

42950
PAGE, Christopher
COMMAND IN THE ROYAL NAVAL DIVISION - A Military Biography of Brigadier General A. M. Asquith DSO

Staplehurst. 1999. Spellmount. 1st Ed., with a foreword by Corelli Barnett. XIV, 194 PP with 4 facsimile of documents, plus 4 folded maps and 8 pages with 16 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24.1 x 16. 1862270481
One of the most distinguished and decorated non-professional soldiers of WWI. He saw action at Gallipoli...
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$25

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

12080
PARKINSON, C. Northcote
BRITANNIA RULES - The Classic Age of Naval History 1793-1815

London. 1977. Weidenfeld & Nicolson. 1st Ed. (8), 199 PP with 7 battle plans on full page, plus 16 pages with 33 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Occasional foxing, o/wise fine. 24 x 16. 0297772872
The importance of the events of 1805-1816. There was no inherent superiority of the British over the French as the French Navy, crippled by the Revolution, began to recover about 1810.
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$10

42042
PARRATT, Geoffrey
THE ROYAL NAVY - The Sure Shield of the Empire

London. 1930. The Sheldon Press. 1st ed. XVI, 234 PP with 12 figures, plus 16 b/w plates. Fp: Lord Nelson, about 1802. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine. Some foxing. Very good. 22 x 14.5.
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$15

37095
PARRY, A. (editor)
THE ADMIRALS FREMANTLE 1788-1920

London. 1971. Chatto & Windus. 1st Ed. 286 PP with 1 genealogical tree and 5 maps, plus 24 pages with 40 b/w illust. Fp: Portrait of Thomas Francis Fremantle. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Bookplate of previous owner on front endpaper, o/wise near fine. 22.4 x 14.5. 070111603X
The biographies of Thomas Francis Fremantle (a close friend of Nelson's), Charles Howe Fremantle (Port of Fremantle and Battle of Balaklava), Edmund Robert Fremantle (Maori wars) and Sydney Robert Fremantle (WWI).
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$25

71001
PATTEN, Chris
EAST and WEST - The Last Governor of Hong Kong on Power, Freedom and the Future

Sydney. 1998. Macmillan. 2nd printing. X, 340, (2) PP, plus 16 pages with 33 b/w photos. Eps: Royal Yacht Britannia, leaving Hong Kong. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 24 x 16 9780333747872
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$20

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

20308
PEARCE, Frank
LAST CALL FOR HMS EDINBURGH - A Story of the Russian Convoys

London. 1982. Collins. 1st Ed. 200 PP with 4 maps, plus 8 pages with 18 b/w photos. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Light foxing on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 22.2 x 14.2. 0002166771
While on convoy protection, the heavy cruiser, torpedoed on 30 April 1942, tried to return to Murmansk but sank on 2 May. The author was on HMS Trinidad a fortnight later when it was sunk.
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$35

38069
PEARCE, Frank
SEA WAR - Great Naval Battles of World War II

London. 1990. Robert Hale. 1st Ed. 255 PP with 12 maps, plus 12 pages with 25 b/w photos. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 22.2 x 14.2 070904013X
Graf Spee - Taranto Raid - Battle of Cape Matapan...Battle of Leyte Gulf.
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$20

12088
PEARS, Commander Randolph
YOUNG SEA DOGS, Some Adventures of Midshipmen of the Fleet

London. 1960. Putnam. 1st Ed. 252 PP, plus 8 pages with 8 b/w illustrations. Fp: A gunroom of Napoleonic days. Cloth cover, dj. Light foxing, mostly on prelims and outside edges. Near fine. 22 x 14.
Early days at sea of Fisher, Jellicoe, Lord Charles Beresford,... Midshipman Heywood of the Bounty,..
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$15

30258
PEPYS, Samuel
PEPYS'S DIARY (in three volumes)

London. 1996. The Folio Society. New and complete transcription edited by Robert Latham and William Matthews. Volume I: XLVIII, 350 PP with 2 genealogical tables and 6 maps, plus 1 b/w and 11 colour plates. Volume II: VII, 372 PP, plus 3 b/w and 9 colour plates. Volume III: VIII, 374 PP, plus 3 b/w and 9 colour plates. Eps: pages from the diary manuscript. Hard cover, gilt decorated front cover, gilt title on spine, illustrated slipcase. Fine. 25.2 x 19.
Selection taken from "The Diary of Samuel Pepys, a new and complete transcription". Volume I: 1660-1663. Volume II: 1664-1666. Volume III: 1667-1669.
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$70

69799
PEREIRA, W. D.
BOAT IN THE BLUE - The wartime story of an RAF Air Sea Rescue crew and their boat

Cheltenham, Glos. 1985. Line One Publishing. 1st Ed. Foreword by Group Captain L. R. Flower. 208 PP with b/w illustrations: 3 set of line drawings and 29 photos. Hard cover, dj. Foxing spots on top outside edge, o/wise fine. 21.7 x 15. 0907036228
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$30

16919
PERRIN, W. G. (editor)
BOTELER'S DIALOGUES

London. 1929. Navy Records Society. 1st Ed. Publication of the Navy Records Society, Volume LXV. XXXIX, 341, 7 (publications of N.R.S.) PP with 1 facsimile page of A Dialogical Discourse Concerning Marine Affaires. Buckram cover, gilt device on front cover and gilt title on spine. Spine a little faded, occasional foxing. Very good. 24.2 x 15.5.
An insight into naval affairs in the reign of Charles I, represented as six dialogues or discourses: Commanders-in-Chief, Common Mariner, Victualling, Sea Terms & Signals,...
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$20

60270
PIMLOTT, De. John
IMAGES OF WAR 1939 -1945, the real story of World War II (Issue 5, Volume I)

London. 1988. Marshall Cavendish / Imperial War Museum. Vol. I, No. 5, 1988. 113-140 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. "News Chronicle, May 28, 1941", and folded maps Atlantic War September 1939 to May 1941, loosely inserted. Fine. 28.5 x 23.
Sea Battle, the Bismarck and Atlantic Sea Hunt: pages 113 to 133.
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$5

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

70125
PLUMRIDGE, Lt-Colonel John H.
HOSPITAL SHIPS AND AMBULANCE TRAINS

London. 1975. Seeley, Service & Co. 1st Ed. 203 PP with tables and 45 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Foxing spots on top outside edge, o/wise near fine. 22.2 x 14.2. 0854220879
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$40

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

48381
POCOCK, Tom
CAPTAIN MARRYAT, Seaman, Writer and Adventurer

London. 2000. Chatham Publishing. 1st Ed. 208 PP with 1 map (Lower Canada), plus 16 pages with 29 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24 x 16. 1861761309
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$10

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

49288
POLLEN, Arthur Hungerford
THE NAVY IN BATTLE

London. 1919. Chatto & Windus. 3rd Impression in January 1919 of the November 1918 original. XX, (2), 372 PP with 20 figures (diagrams, maps and sketches), plus 1 large folded plate with 5 Jutland Diagrams, third phase. FP (in colour): Admiral Sir David Beatty. Cloth cover, gilt decorations at top of front cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 22.5 x 14.5.
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$10

10917
POOLMAN, Kenneth
GUNS OFF CAPE ANN - The Story of the Shannon and the Chesapeake

London. 1961. Evans Brothers. 1st Ed. 175 PP, plus 10 pages with 11 b/w illust. Fp: Sir Philip Vere Broke. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 21.5 x 14.2.
The war of 1812 between the United States and England. Battle of the 1st June, 1813.
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$35

46299
POWELL, Michael
GRAF SPEE

London. 1956. Hodder & Stoughton. 1st Ed. 224 PP. Eps: Map showing "The Cruise of Admiral Graf Spee", with inset: Estuary of the River Plate. Fp (in colour): Graff Spee off Montevideo. Hard cover with light soiling, gilt title on faded spine. Top corner of front endpaper clipped, light foxing around edges of first few pages and on outside edges. Contents are clean and a very good reading copy. 21 x 14.
The Graf Spee left Wilhelmshaven on 21st August 1940 & was scuttled off Montevideo on 17 December, 1940. An account of her action in the South West Indian Ocean and the South Atlantic.
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$15

53226
POWELL, Michael
SPITHEAD - The Navy's Anvil

London. 1977. Redan & Vedette. 1st Ed. 60 PP with 1 chart, 4 diagrams, 13 plans or maps and 47 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 21 x 14.7. 0950544604
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$5

49828
POWLEY, Edward B.
THE ENGLISH NAVY IN THE REVOLUTION OF 1688

Cambridge. 1928. Cambridge University Press. 1st Ed., with a foreword by Admiral of the Fleet The Earl Jellicoe. XII, 188 PP with 2 tables, plus 1 large folded chart at end of book. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Light foxing on prelims and last pages, and around outside page edges, o/wise a fine copy. Scarce. 22.5 x 14.5.
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$35

62667
POWLEY, Edward B.
THE NAVAL SIDE OF KING WILLIAM'S WAR - 16th / 26th November 1688 - 14th June 1690

London. 1972. John Baker. 1st Ed., with a foreword by Sir Arthur Bryant. 392 PP, plus 16 pages with 5 charts and 12 b/w illustrations. Fp: Koning Stashouder Willem III. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 22.2 x 14.5.
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$35

30407
PRESTON, Antony
HISTORY OF THE ROYAL NAVY

Greenwich, Ct., USA. 1983. Bison Books. 1st US Ed. 192 PP with over 220 illust. (maps, paintings, photos...). Half title-page: Submarine G.13 alongside battleship Queen Elizabeth. Title-page: Capture of St Lucia in the West Indies by a British squadron in February 1762. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 31.2 x 23.6. 0861241215
Formed during the reign of Henry VIII: from its victory on the Spanish Armada in 1588 to the Falklands War of 1982 and the landing at San Carlos.
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$15

12343
PRESTON, Antony
SEA COMBAT OFF THE FALKLANDS

London. 1982. Willow Books. 1st Ed. 144 PP with b/w illust. (maps, plans, ships profiles, photos) in text plus 16 pages with 24 colour photos. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24.5 x 17.5. 002180464
Battles off the islands, victories and setbacks. Experience gained, lessons to be learned.
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$15

70920
PRICE, Nigel (editor)
LANCASTER 75 - Flypast Special Edition

Stamford, Lincs.. 2017. Key Publishing Ltd / FlyPast. 100 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (artworks, drawings, plans, photos). Pictorial soft covers. Fine. 29.7 x 21.
Celebrating Britain's Greatest Wartime Bomber. 75th Anniversary Souvenir issue.
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$10

70919
PRICE, Nigel (editor)
MOSQUITO - Flypast Special Edition

Stamford, Lincs.. 2009. Key Publishing Ltd / FlyPast. 100 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (artworks, drawings, plans, photos). Pictorial soft covers. Fine. 29.7 x 21. 9780946219186
A Celebration of De Havilland's 'Wooden Wonder'.
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$10

22659
PRICE, Petty Officer Harry
THE ROYAL TOUR 1901 or the Cruise of the H.M.S. Ophir

Exeter. 1980. Webb & Bower. Facsimile edition of the 1901 manuscripts. No pagination. (8), 192 pages of manuscript with delightful watercolours of daily life at sea, ports of call, etc... Fp: Harry Price in uniform. Eps. Hard cover, gilt device on front cover, dj. Fine. 28.7 x 19.7. 0906671108
Being a lower deck account of their Royal Highnesses, the Duke and Duchess of Cornwall and York's voyage around the British Empire.
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$5

65522
PRITCHETT, V. S.
BUILD THE SHIPS - The Official Story of the Shipyards in Wartime

London. 1946. HMSO / Ministry of Information. 1st Ed. 64 PP with 55 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover (slightly rubbed). Very good. 22.5 x 17.7.
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$30

60809
PURNELL'S
THE SINKING OF THE BISMARCK (in Purnell"s History of the Second World War, No. 16)

London. c. 1974. Purnell & Sons Ltd. No. 16 in Purnell's History of the Second World War series. Edited by Barrie Pitt. 421-448 PP with 5 maps, and b/w or colour illustrations including 3 artworks by John Batchelor. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 29.7 x 22.5.
Articles by Lt-Cmdr. Peter KEMP & Lt-Cmdr Gerhard JUNACK. Chase of the Bismarck. Last Hours of the Bismarck. Hitler's New Order Struggles for the Sealanes. Bomber Command.
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$5

60808
PURNELL'S
STRUGGLE FOR THE SEALANES (in Purnell"s History of the Second World War, No. 11)

London. c. 1974. Purnell & Sons Ltd. No. 11 in Purnell's History of the Second World War series. Edited by Barrie Pitt. 281-308 PP with 1 map, and b/w or colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 29.7 x 22.5.
Articles by Lt-Cmdr Peter KEMP & Arthur SLATER. Struggles for the Sealanes. Bomber Command.
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$5

13575
QUINN, David B. & RYAN, A. N.
ENGLAND'S SEA EMPIRE 1550-1642

London. 1983. George Allen & Unwin 1st edition, in the Early Modern Europe Today series. XIV, 257 PP with 9 maps. Pictorial laminated boards. Ingleton bookplate on front endpaper. Fine. 22.2 x 14.5. 0049421794
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$30

69047
RAN
"ENGLAND EXPECTS..." - Trafalgar Sesqui Centenary / Garden Island, Sydney / 22nd October 1955

Nowra, N.S.W. 1955. Navy League of Australia (N.S.W. Division) & White Ensign Club. 1st edition with the "Trafalgar Day" message from Rear-Admiral H. J. Buchanan. 28 PP with period advertisements and b/w illustrations, Trafalgar Day Programme, Timetable and plan of Garden Island at centrefold. Pictorial soft cover (HMAS "Anzac"). Very good. 21.5 x 13.7.
Nelson's tradition is part of the R.A.N., by the Honourable Jos. Francis, Minister for the Navy.
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$25

44366
RANSFORD, Oliver
LIVINGSTONE 'S LAKE - The Drama of Nyasa

London. 1971. John Murray. 2nd reprint of the 1966 original. X, 313 PP with 11 maps and diagrams, plus 24 pages with 31 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, gilt title on a faintly sunned spine. Near fine. 22 x 14. 0719511410
Chapter 13: A Naval Occasion with the first shots of World War I between H.M.S. Gwendolene and the German gunboat Hermann von Wissmann.
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$10

64468
RANSOME-WALLIS, P.
ROYAL NAVY

London. 1961. Ian Allan. 2nd edition. 64 PP with 2 cut-aways, 47 b/w photos, and 1 page with Marks of Ranks of Royal Navy Officers and Badges of Royal Navy Ratings. Pictorial card cover. Near fine. 18.4 x 12.4.
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$10

48276
RANSOME-WALLIS, P.
ROYAL NAVY

London. 1962. Ian Allan. 3rd edition. 64 PP with 2 cut-aways, 47 b/w photos, and 1 page with Marks of Ranks of Royal Navy Officers and Badges of Royal Navy Ratings. Pictorial card cover. Near fine. 18.4 x 12.4.
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$10

13126
RAYNER, Commander D. A.
ESCORT - The Battle of the Atlantic

London. 1955. William Kimber. Second edition, October 1955 of the September 1955 original. Edited by Captain S. W. Roskill. XVIII, 19-250, (6 adv.) PP with 4 maps, plus 12 pages with 17 b/w photos. Fp: Author. FEP: Map to show approximate distances on convoy routes. REP: Map to show limits of escort at various dates & the air gap. Cloth cover, dj. Dust jacket with chips and a small piece missing on top of rear. Occasional foxing, o/wise a very good clean copy. 22.2 x 14.5.
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$20

65126
REEMAN, Douglas
TORPEDO RUN

London. 1982. Arrow Books. 1st paperback edition of the 1981 original. 290 PP. Pictorial soft cover. Slight ageing of paper. Signed by the author on title page. Near fine. 17.8 x 11. 0099283808
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$10

18585
REVELY, Henry
THE CONVOY THAT NEARLY DIED - The Story of ONS 154

London. 1979. William Kimber. 1st Ed. 222 PP with 1 map on full page, and 5 diagrams, plus 8 pages with 16 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Near fine. 24 x 16. 0718304063
Story of a 45 ship convoy attacked from 27-30 Dec. 1942. Thirteen ships lost. The last one was HMS Fidelity, a French ship, whose Captain refused to surrender her to the Vichy Government and had offered her, together with her crew, (incl. the Gunnery Officer: Mlle. Madeleine Barclay) to the British.
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$25

35783
REYNOLDS, Quentin
THE CURTAIN RISES

Melbourne. 1944. Cassell. 1st Australian edition. 291 PP. Green cloth cover. Lacks the free fly of front endpaper, ageing of paper. Very good. 22 x 14.3.
Editorials of the American war correspondent between March and December 1943: Iran, Russia, Sicily...
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$10

35715
REYNOLDS, Quentin
ONLY THE STARS ARE NEUTRAL

Sydney. 1942. Angus and Robertson. 1st Australian edition. XI, 277 PP. Cloth cover. Name of previous owner on front endpaper, ageing of paper, some foxing, fold of front endpaper split. Very good. 22.2 x 14.
A year's roving from one theatre of war to another (Britain / Russia) by one of America's most famous Foreign Correspondents.
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$35

21894
RICE, Desmond & GAVSHON, Arthur
THE SINKING OF THE BELGRANO

London. 1984. Secker & Warburg. 1st Ed. XV, 218 PP with 2 maps and 1 facsimile of document, plus 4 pages with 7 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 24 x 16. 0436413329
The Falklands War of 1982 and the torpedoing of the Argentinian Cruiser Belgrano (decision and aftermath).
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$15

45751
RICE, Desmond & GAVSHON, Arthur
THE SINKING OF THE BELGRANO

London. 1984. Secker & Warburg. 1st Ed. XV, 218 PP with 2 maps and 1 facsimile of document, plus 4 pages with 7 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj (spine sunned) . Foxing, o/wise near fine. 24 x 16. 0436413329
The Falklands War of 1982 and the torpedoing of the Argentinian Cruiser Belgrano (decision and aftermath).
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$10

49834
RILEY, Patrick
MEMORIES OF A BLUE-JACKET 1872-1918

London. c. 1920. Sampson Low, Marston. 1st Ed. XII, 308 PP, plus 24 b/w plates. Fp: The Wheels of Time. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Foxing spots. Near fine. 24.6 x 17.5.
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$40

60473
RIMINGTON, Critchell
FIGHTING FLEETS - 1943 Edition

New York. 1943. Dodd, Mead & Company. 1st Ed. XII, 312 PP with hundreds of b/w illust. (maps, plans and photos). Cloth cover, title in blind on front cover, gilt title on a sunned and rubbed spine. Name of previous owner on ffep. Slight ageing of paper, o/wise very good. 22.5 x 18.
The Naval warfare in 1942, Naval constructions, portfolio of capital ships, aircraft carriers... United States Fleet list, Checklist of the principal combat ships of the world's navies.
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$20

18767
RIMINGTON, Critchell
FIGHTING FLEETS - 1943 Edition

New York. 1943. Dodd, Mead & Company. 1st Ed. XII, 312, 8 (Addenda, up to 15th July 1943) PP with hundreds of b/w illust. (maps, plans and photos). Cloth cover, title in blind on front cover, gilt title on spine. Name of previous owner on ffep. Slight ageing of paper, o/wise very good. 22.5 x 18.
The Naval warfare in 1942, Naval constructions, portfolio of capital ships, aircraft carriers... United States Fleet list, Checklist of the principal combat ships of the world's navies. Corrected to July 15th 1943.
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$20

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

New York. 1944. Dodd, Mead & Company. 1st Ed. XII, 348 PP with hundreds of b/w illust. (maps, cut aways, plans and photos). Cloth cover, title in blind on front cover and spine. Covers slightly marked, and hinges rubbed. Lacks the free front endpaper. Slight ageing of paper, o/wise very good. 22.5 x 18.
The Naval warfare in 1943, Naval constructions, portfolio of capital ships, aircraft carriers... United States Fleet list, Checklist of the principal combat ships of the world's navies. Loss as of June 15 1944.
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$20

42452
RIMINGTON, Critchell
FIGHTING FLEETS 1942

New York. 1942. Dodd, Mead and Co. 5th Printing (October 1942) of the March 1942 original. XII, 240 PP, plus 4A PP (Appendix added to 5th Printing), with tables, 18 b/w illust. (drawings, profiles, sketches) and 300 b/w photos, index of ships, etc... Blue cloth cover, title in blind on front cover and gilt on spine. Slight ageing of paper on outside edges, o/wise a near fine copy. 22.5 x 17.
A comprehensive picture of the ships and plans of the fighting fleets of the world. This 6th printing of November 1942 gives the ship casualties after 10 months of US involvement in an appendix of 4 pages at back of book.
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$20

46131
ROBERTS, Shirley
CHARLES HOTHAM. A Biography

Melbourne. 1985. Melbourne University Press. 1st Ed. XII, 201 PP with 1 Family Tree and 41 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 22.2 x 14.7. 0522842879
Naval officer (squadron of the Plata Estuary), suppression of the transatlantic slave trade... and Governor of the colony of Victoria (at the time of the Eureka Stockade).
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$15

70771
ROBERTSON, Terence
THE SHIP WITH TWO CAPTAINS

London. 1957. Evans Brothers. 1st Ed. 192 PP, plus 14 pages with 23 b/w photos. Fp: The two captains. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price-clipped). Dust jacket is rubbed and soiled. Offsetting on front endpaper, o/wise a very good copy. 22 x 14.2.
The war records of HMS Seraph/USS Seraph. Launched in May 1942, she sunk a whale for her first patrol. Her use before the Anglo-American landing in French North Africa.
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$15

46824
ROBINSON, Anthony (editor)
IN THE COCKPIT. Flying the World's Great Aircraft

London. 1988. Black Cat / Macdonald. Reprint of the 1979 original. Introduction by Jeffrey Quill. (8), 312 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Half title page: Swedish Saab J21A. Titlespread: Northrop F-5F. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Foxing spots on top outside edges. Very good. 30.8 x 23.2. 0748101152
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$10

63999
ROBINSON, Charles Napier
THE BRITISH TAR IN FACT AND FICTION, The Poetry, Pathos, and Humour of the Sailor's Life

London. 1911. Harper and Brothers. 2nd impression of the 1909 original. XXIII, 520 PP, plus 160 pages with 130 b/w illustrations (reproductions of old prints, engravings and woodcuts). Fp (in colour): "The Sailor Adieu". Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine (lettering slightly dulled), top edge gilt. Ingleton book plate on front endpaper, & Ingleton catalogue Number (No. 11872) on rear endpaper. Slight ageing of paper. Very good. Scarce. 22.6 x 14.5.
The sailor afloat and ashore, as described by: historians, poets, novelists and playwrights. With introductory chapters on the place of the Sea Officer and Seaman in naval history and historical literature, by John Leyland.
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$75

47392
RODGER, N. A. M.
THE ARMADA in the Public Records

London. 1988. HMSO. 1st Ed. 76 PP with 8 colour, 13 b/w ilustrations and 17 facsimile of documents on 26 pages. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 27.5 x 22. 0114402159
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$10

56936
RODGER, N. A. M.
THE COMMAND OF THE OCEAN. A Naval History of Britain - 1649-1815

London. c. 2008. Allen Lane & National Maritime Museum. 11th printing of the 2004 original. LXV, 907 PP with 18 maps and 9 insets, plus 24 pages with 56 b/w illustrations. Eps. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 24 x 16. 9780713994117
Sequel to The Safeguard of the Sea: A Naval History of Britain (Volume I).
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$30

67304
RODGER, N. A. M.
THE SAFEGUARD OF THE SEA. A Naval History of Britain - Volume one: 660-1649

London. 2004. Penguin Books & National Maritime Museum. Reprint (7) of the 1997 paperback edition. XXVI, 691 PP with 20 maps and 4 b/w illustrations, plus 24 pages with 59 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Covers with light creases on front and spine. Slight ageing of paper. Very good. 19.5 x 13.. 9780140297249
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$10

68687
ROGERS, Colonel H.C.B.
TROOPSHIPS AND THEIR HISTORY

London. 1963. Seeley Service. 1st Ed., Volume VII, in the Imperial Services Library series. 224 PP, plus 18 pages with 27 b/w plates. Fp (in colour): R.M.S.P. Trent at Malta. Library binding with dust jacket pasted down on covers then laminated. Note on front endpaper, markings and stamps on title page. Plates XVII to XXIII are photocopies of the original. Good reading copy. 24.5 x 15.5.
Transporting the regular Army in peacetime & war. From Charles II to post WWII era. Types of ships, life of the British soldiers on board.
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$10

20915
ROGERS, Colonel H.C.B.
TROOPSHIPS AND THEIR HISTORY

London. 1963. Seeley Service. 1st Ed., Volume VII, in the Imperial Services Library series. 224 PP, plus 18 pages with 27 b/w plates. Fp (in colour): R.M.S.P. Trent at Malta. Cloth cover, dj (price-clipped). Near fine. Scarce. 25.5 x 16.
Transporting the regular Army in peacetime & war. From Charles II to post WWII era. Types of ships, life of the British soldiers on board.
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$25

60264
ROHWER, Jürgen
LA RADIOTELEGRAPHIE, AUXILIAIRE DU COMMANDEMENT DANS LA GUERRE SOUS-MARINE (in Revue d' Hitoire de la Deixième Guerre Mondiale)

Paris. 1966. Presses Universitaires de France. Extrait / Off-Print. 41-66 PP. Soft cover, staples. French text. Very good. 24 x 15.7.
Radiotelegraphy and Antisubmarine Warfare
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$5

18462
ROLLESTON, Charles H. (Editor)
WITH THE.. RENOWN IN AUSTRALASIA. Authentic Record and Account of the Visit of H.M.S. Renown to Australasia

Sydney. c. 1920. Australasian Publishing. 1st Ed. 192 PP, plus 64 pages with 50 b/w photos. Fp: H.R.H. The Prince of Wales. Green card cover faded gilt title and crest. Jacket is chipped and has tape repairs. Spine split (reinforced). Ageing of paper. Near fine internally. 24.5 x 18.5.
The magazine of the HMS Renown, December 1919 to October 1920 with contributions from different members of the crew: Captain, Gunmen,... The Prince of Wales was on board for the voyage out and back.
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$40

30155
ROSE, Susan (editor)
THE NAVY OF THE LANCASTRIAN KINGS. Accounts and Inventories of William Soper, Keeper of the King's Ships, 1422-1427

London. 1982. Navy Records Society. 1st Ed. Publications of the Navy Records Society, Volume 123. (XIV), 288, (6) PP. Fp: Folio No. 42 of the Accounts and Inventories of William Soper. Hard cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine. Fine. Image shows title-page & frontispiece. 23 x 15.5. 0049421751
Accounts by the clerk of the King's ships covering the period during which the Navy built up by Henry V for the French war was largely dispersed by sale following his death.
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$15

45134
ROSKILL, Capt. S. W.
A MERCHANT FLEET IN WAR - Alfred Holt & Co. 1939-1945

London. 1963. Collins. 3rd impression in May 1963 of the September 1962 original. XIV, 352 PP. FEP: The Alfred Holt Fleet, Ships Sunk in the War of 1939-1945. REP: General plan of M/V Priam. Red cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). A few small nicks/chips in the dust jacket, o/wise near fine. 22.8 x 14.5.
The long and ferocious struggle for seaborne supplies on the ships of the Holt Line. Loss of 44 owned and 8 managed ships, including Centaur off the coast of Queensland and 4 French ships.
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$70

62358
ROSKILL, Captain S. W.
THE WAR AT SEA 1939-1945 (set of 3 Volumes in 4)

London. 1954, 1956, 1960 & 1961. H.M.S.O. Edited by J. R. M. Butler (then Sir James Butler), in the History of the Second World War, United Kingdom Military series. Volume I: 1st Ed. XXII, (2), 664 PP with 8 maps and 26 tables, plus 37 folded maps and 44 pages with 56 b/w photos. Fp: Admiral of the Fleet Sir A. Dudley P.R. Pound. Volume II: 1st Ed. XVI, (2), 523 PP with 7 maps and 38 tables, plus 35 folded maps and 36 pages with 64 b/w photos. Fp: The Tilting of the Balance. Volume III, Part I: 1st Ed. XVI, 413 PP with 1 map and 20 tables, plus 20 maps (9 of them folded) and 32 pages with 72 b/w photos. Fp: The submission of the Italian Navy, 10th September 1943. 1 errata slip tipped in on title page. Volume III, Part II: 1st Ed. XVI, (2), 502 PP with 4 maps and 20 tables, plus 21 maps (8 of them folded) and 38 pages with 80 b/w photos. Fp: The defeat of the German Navy 1945. Errata slip tipped on title page. All volumes with dark green cloth covers, gilt title on black label on spines and dust jackets. Dust jackets slightly defective: top of spine of volume II with piece missing, Volumes II and III are price clipped, and all are lightly soiled and with sunned spine. Front endpaper: Volume I with bookplate and Volume II with name of previous owner. Some foxing spots on outside edges, the endpapers and a very few pages, o/wise a nice set. 25 x 17.
Volume I: The Defensive, from the start of WWII to December 1941 and the fall of Hong Kong. Volume II: The Period of Balance, January 1942 to May 1943. Volume III: The offensive, Part I: 1st June 1943-31st May 1944. Part II: 1st June 1944 -14th August 1945.
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$400

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

London. 1956. H.M.S.O. 1st Ed., in the "History of the Second World War, United Kingdom Military" series. XVI, (2), 523 PP with 7 maps and 38 tables, plus 35 folded maps and 36 pages with 64 b/w photos. Fp: The tilting of the balance. Green cloth cover, gilt title on black vignette on spine. Signatures and a neat institution stamp on front endpapers. Light foxing on outside edges. A near fine copy. 25 x 17.
January 1942 to May 1943.
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$40

70768
ROSKILL, Captain S. W.
WHITE ENSIGN - THE BRITISH NAVY AT WAR, 1939-1945

Annapolis. 1966. United States Naval Institute. November 1966 reprint of the 1960 UK original The Navy at War, 1939-1945. 480 PP with 24 maps. Eps: Map of the North Atlantic Ocean. Navy blue cloth cover, colour device (White Ensign) on front cover and spine, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket has some chips/small pieces missing and old tape marks on flaps and is plastic protected. Bookplate of previous owner on verso of front endpaper, o/wise contents near fine. 23.5 x 16.
A comprehensive work.
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$35

30104
ROWSE, A. L.
SIR RICHARD GRENVILLE OF THE 'REVENGE'

London. 1977. Jonathan Cape. Reissue of the 1937 original. 367 PP with 1 map (Island of Flores, Azores). Cloth cover, dj. Occasional foxing, o/wise fine. 22.4 x 14. 0224013564
Legendary hero of Elizabethan warfare: Drake and Raleigh, the Armada, First Virginia voyage... Fight of the 'Revenge' off Flores Islands in the Azores..
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$10

42706
ROYAL AIR FORCE
ATLANTIC BRIDGE - The Official Account of R. A. F. Transport Command's Ocean Ferry

London. 1945. H M S O. 1st Ed. 76 PP, plus 8 pages with 13 b/w photos. Eps: Map of The Atlantic Bridges. Soft cover. Top corner of front cover with a crease. Occasional foxing, o/wise very good. 22.8 x 14.5.
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$10

38452
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN HISTORICAL SOCIETY
THE BRITISH NAVAL OFFICER AND THE AUSTRALIAN COLONIES: An Aspect of Nineteenth Century Colonial History (Volume 54, Part 1, March 1968)

Sydney. 1968. R.A.H.S.. Contains article by Philip M. COWBURN between P.1 and 21. Soft cover. Browning of outside edges, o/wise near fine. 22.2 x 14.3.
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$15

10593
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY
WARSHIPS IN AUSTRALIAN WATERS

Sydney. 1984. View Productions. 1st Ed. 64 PP with 123 b & w illustrations. Inside front cover: The U.S.A. Warship Brooklyn, 1901. Inside rear cover: H.M.S. Royal George, 1901. Pictorial stiff covers. Near fine. 30 x 21.3.
Collectors Edition. Arrival Australian Fleet Unit in 1913...
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$10

32381
ROYAL NAVY
ARK ROYAL - The Admiralty Account of her Achievement

London. 1942. Admiralty / Ministry of Information - HMSO. 1st Ed. 64 PP with 2 maps and 1 engraving and 62 b/w photos. FEP: And the Ark went upon the face of the waters. REP: Gallant company. Soft cover, crest of Ark Royal on front cover. Closed tear to back cover, o/wise very good. 22.7 x 17.5.
Launch 13th April 1937, trials completed 12th January 1939, sunk by a German U-Boat on 13th of November 1941 within sight of Gibraltar.
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$10

60796
ROYAL NAVY
ARK ROYAL - The Admiralty Account of her Achievement

London. 1942. Admiralty / Ministry of Information - HMSO. 1st Ed. 64 PP with 2 maps and 1 engraving and 62 b/w photos. FEP: And the Ark went upon the face of the waters. REP: Gallant company. Soft cover, crest of Ark Royal on front cover. Front cover lightly rubbed. Lacking back cover, o/wise very good. 22.7 x 17.5.
Launch 13th April 1937, trials completed 12th January 1939, sunk by a German U-Boat on 13th of November 1941 within sight of Gibraltar.
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$5

60798
ROYAL NAVY
THE BATTLE OF THE ATLANTIC - The Official Account of the Fight against the U-Boats 1939-1945

London. 1946. Admiralty and Air Ministry / Central Office of Information. 1st Ed. 104 PP with 8 maps. Copy without the soft covers. Very good. 22.3 x 14.7.
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$5

33734
ROYAL NAVY
COASTAL COMMAND - The Air Ministry account of the part played by Coastal Command in the Battle of the Seas 1939-1942

London. c. 1943. H.M.S.O. 1st Ed. 143 PP with 2 maps and 134 b/w photos. Fp: plotting the course. FEP: Catalina in flight. REP: Aerial view of convoy. Soft cover. Very good. 22.7 x 17.8.
Battle of the narrow seas. Protecting ocean convoys... Blockade by mine and bomb...
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$10

44717
ROYAL NAVY
COMMANDO OPERATIONS

Alexandria. 1991. Time-Life Books. 1st printing of the 1st edition, in The New Face of War series. 160 PP with 3 maps, and b/w & colour illustrations. Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. 28.3 x 22. 0809486172
In the Persian Gulf during the Iraq / Iran war, 1987. The Falkland Islands conflict, 1982. Invasion of Grenada, 1983. Return to Panama and arrest of Noriega, 1989.
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$5

43883
ROYAL NAVY
EAST OF MALTA, WEST OF SUEZ - The Admiralty Account of the Naval War in the Eastern Mediterranean, September 1939 to March 1941

London. 1943. Admiralty / Ministry of Information. 1st Ed. 64 PP with 1 battle diagram (Matapan), 4 paintings by Lieut.-Cdr. Rowland Langmaid, 7 maps and 40 b/w photos. Fp: The fight begins. FEP: Map The Italian Challenge. REP: The Navy holds the narrow seas. Pictorial soft cover. Front edged rubbed, o/wise very good. 23 x 17.8.
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$10

66224
ROYAL NAVY
EAST OF MALTA, WEST OF SUEZ - The Admiralty Account of the Naval War in the Eastern Mediterranean, September 1939 to March 1941

London. 1943. Admiralty / Ministry of Information. 1st Ed. 64 PP with 1 battle diagram (Matapan), 4 paintings by Lieut.-Cdr. Rowland Langmaid, 7 maps and 40 b/w photos. Fp: The fight begins. FEP: Map The Italian Challenge. REP: The Navy holds the narrow seas. Pictorial wrappers incomplete with the damaged front cover tipped in on first page. Otherwise very good. 23 x 17.8.
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$5

37216
ROYAL NAVY
FALKLANDS: TASK FORCE PORTFOLIO - Part 1

Liskeard, Cornwall. 1982. Maritime Books. 1st Ed. 112 PP with b/w photos. Pictorial card cover. Near fine. 29.5 x 21. 0907771025
Photographs with brief caption on the ships (Royal Navy, Royal Fleet Auxiliary & Merchant ships) gathered to retake the Falkland Islands in April and May 1982.
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$30

16941
ROYAL NAVY
FALKLANDS: TASK FORCE PORTFOLIO - Part 1

Liskeard, Cornwall. 1982. Maritime Books. 1st Ed. 112 PP with b/w photos. Pictorial card cover. Lower corner of front cover with a crease, o/wise very good. 29.5 x 21. 0907771025
Photographs with brief caption on the ships (Royal Navy, Royal Fleet Auxiliary & Merchant ships) gathered to retake the Falkland Islands in April and May 1982.
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$25

16836
ROYAL NAVY
FLEET AIR ARM, The Admiralty Account of Naval Air Operations

London. 1943. HMSO / Ministry of Information. 1st Ed. 128 PP with 3 maps, 6 Arm Badges and 94 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 22.8 x 17.5.
Naval air power - Eyes of the Fleet - Striking forces - Escort duties...
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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

59035
ROYAL NAVY
JOHN BULL. "For God, the King, and the People" - Vol. V, No. 9

London. 1825. Edward Shackell. Vol. V, No. 9. Sunday, February 27, 1825. Pages 65 to 72. Slight ageing of paper. 41 x 28.
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$10

53832
ROYAL NAVY
NAVAL ENTERPRISE: illustrative of Adventure, Heroism, and Endurance

London. c. 1880. Frederick Warne. Warne's National Books series. (4), 252 PP, plus 11 plates in colour. Fp (in colour): The Life-boat Bradford saving the crew of the barque Scott. Cloth cover, decorated front, gilt title on spine. Slight ageing of paper and light wear to covers. Very good. Small format: 12.8 x 10.
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$15

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

16665
ROYAL NAVY
NEPTUNE - October 1940

London. October 1940. Continental Publishers. 1st Ed. 24 PP with 6 drawings and 39 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover showing colour photo of the White Ensign of the Royal Navy flying above the flag of Italy upon the captured Italian submarine Galileo Galilei. Staples removed, o/wise near fine. 26 x 16.3.
Action in the Mediterranean. Fighting U-Boats. Merchant men of the Empire. Bravo Ajax. Africa at war.
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$10

68951
ROYAL NAVY
Official Souvenir Programme of the SILVER JUBILEE FLEET REVIEW of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

Portsmouth. 1977. HMS Victory. 1st Ed. With a foreword by HRH The Prince of Wales, and edited by Admiral Leach, Commander-in-Chief Fleet. 32 PP with b/w illustrations (59 photos and 1 page with Insignias of Officers and Ratings in the Royal Navy), plus a double folded centrefold with plan of the Review on the inside and 3 colour photos on the outside of: Queen Elizabeth II & Prince Philip, Princess Anne and Prince Charles. Inside front cover: colour portrait of the Queen. Pictorial soft cover. 8 pages extracted from a magazine, with 13 colour photos loosely inserted. Very good. 29.5 x 21.
24 to 29 June 1977.
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$10

48288
ROYAL NAVY
RANKS & MEDAL RIBBONS OF THE FIGHTING SERVICES

London. c. 1940. Daily Mirror. 1st Ed. 32 PP with 7 pages with b/w illustrations and 19 pages with colour illustrations. Soft cover. Covers, chipped worn and with creases. Staples removed. Internally very good. 20.3 x 12.6.
Royal Navy, The Army and the Royal Air Force. Victoria Cross, Orders, Decorations for Valour and Gallantry....
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$10

51392
ROYAL NAVY
ROYAL NAVY - VJ THE FINAL VICTORY

London. 1995. DPR (Navy), Ministry of Defence. 1st Ed. Preface by HRH The Duke of Edinburgh. No pagination, 18 PP with b/w illustrations (1 map and 22 photos). Inside front cover: Map (in colour) of Pacific War theatre in May 1942. Inside back cover: Map (in colour) of Pacific War theatre August 1945. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.6 x 21.
VJ: Victory over Japan in the Pacific.
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$15

48223
ROYAL NAVY
ROYAL NAVY TODAY

London. 1942. Odhams Press. 1st Ed., with a foreword by the Rt. Hon. A. V. Alexander, First Lord of the Admiralty. 128 PP with b/w illustrations (badges, crests, cutaways, engravings, photos), plus 4 pages with 3 colour plates. Inside front cover: Guardians of Freedom from The World Crisis, by Winston Churchill. Inside rear cover: Prayers to be used at sea. Pictorial soft cover. Sellotape marks on endpapers. Light foxing. Very good. 18.5 x 12.5.
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$10

16650
ROYAL NAVY
SPOT THEM AT SEA! Identification Drawings of H.M. Ships of the Royal Navy

London. 1940. Daily Mirror. 1st Ed. 32 PP with 14 b/w full-page photos and 63 ship silhouettes (scale 1 inch to 160 feet), of which 57 are Royal Navy and 6 German Navy. REP with update of vessels sunk (up to the Campaign of Norway). Pictorial soft cover. Covers lightly soiled, staples removed. Very good. 24.1 x 15.1.
The battle cruisers, battleships, aircraft cariers, cruisers, anti-aircraft ships, flotilla leaders and destroyer submarines of the Royal Navy with German battleships and cruisers, each unit with brief information.
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$10

35573
ROYAL NAVY
THE WONDER BOOK OF THE NAVY

London. c.1954. Ward, Lock & Co. Ltd. 10th Ed., with foreword The British Navy by Earl Jellicoe. 256 PP with nearly 300 b/w photos and 2 pages with 40 arm badges, plus 8 pages with 9 colour illustrations. Half-title page: Scrubbing deck & inspection of Sea Cadet. Title page: White Ensign. Fp: A Depth Charge. Eps: Cartoons on life in the Navy by Thomas Maybank. Illustrated hard cover. Closed tear to front endpaper, few foxing spots. Very good. 25.3 x 19.
Why we need a Navy. The Navy's work in times of peace... The Navy and the Empire, by Commander Gordon Franklin... The Women's Royal Naval Service.
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$10

35572
ROYAL NAVY
THE WONDER BOOK OF THE NAVY

London. c.1956. Ward, Lock & Co. Ltd. 12th Ed., with foreword The British Navy by Earl Jellicoe. 224 PP with nearly 300 b/w photos, plus 8 pages with 9 colour illustrations. Half-title page: Scrubbing deck & inspection of Sea Cadet. Title page: White Ensign. Fp: Visitors on board HMS Vanguard. Eps: Cartoons on life in the Navy by Thomas Maybank. Illustrated hard cover, dj (price clipped). Dust jacket with small creases and 2 chips at top and bottom of spine. Near fine. 25.3 x 19.
Why we need a Navy. The Navy's work in times of peace... The Navy and the Commonwealth, by Commander Gordon Franklin... The Women's Royal Naval Service.
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$10

52754
ROYAL NAVY
THE WONDER BOOK OF THE NAVY

London. c.1954. Ward, Lock & Co. Ltd. 10th Ed., with foreword The British Navy by Earl Jellicoe. 256 PP with nearly 300 b/w photos and 2 pages with 40 arm badges, plus 8 pages with 9 colour illustrations. Half-title page: Scrubbing deck & inspection of Sea Cadet. Title page: White Ensign. Fp: A Depth Charge. Eps: Cartoons on life in the Navy by Thomas Maybank. Illustrated hard cover. Covers rubbed, spine worn. Foxing spots. Very good. 25.3 x 19.
Why we need a Navy. The Navy's work in times of peace... The Navy and the Empire, by Commander Gordon Franklin... The Women's Royal Naval Service.
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$5

39385
ROYAL NAVY
THE WONDER BOOK OF THE NAVY

London. c.1956. Ward, Lock & Co. Ltd. 12th Ed., with foreword The British Navy by Earl Jellicoe. 224 PP with nearly 300 b/w photos, plus 8 pages with 9 colour illustrations. Half-title page: Scrubbing deck & inspection of Sea Cadet. Title page: White Ensign. Fp: Visitors on board HMS Vanguard. Eps: Cartoons on life in the Navy by Thomas Maybank. Illustrated hard cover. Front cover rubbed around edges and with water damages to its fore part. Water damage affecting the margin of 13 first leaves. 2 pages lightly soiled in fore margin. Good. 25.3 x 19.
Why we need a Navy. The Navy's work in times of peace... The Navy and the Commonwealth, by Commander Gordon Franklin... The Women's Royal Naval Service.
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$5

63352
ROYAL NAVY / SOVIET NAVY
THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS - August 25 1962

London. 1962. The Illustrated London News. No. 6421, Volume 241, August 25, 1962. 269-308 PP. Pages 287 to 291 : The British Navy today, with 5 b/w photos and 7 drawings by G.H. Davis: Soft cover. Staples removed. Very good. Large format: 37 x 26.
Page 287: Missile "Seacat". Centrefold (288/289): Decline and fall of the Royal Navy. Pages 290 & 291: comparisons between British Navy and Soviet Navy.
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$15

70063
RUEGG, Bob & HAGUE, Arnold
CONVOYS TO RUSSIA - Allied Convoys and Naval Surface Operations in Arctic Waters 1941-1945

London. 1992. WSS / World Ship Society. 1st Ed. 104 PP with 3 maps, tables & 48 b/w photos in text. Fp: HMS Scorpion. Eps: Graph for Convoy Formation. Pictorial card cover. Crease along length of front cover near the edge, o/wise near fine. A scarce title. 24.5 x 18.6. 0905617665
Supply to Russia. The ports & routes, convoy study by years. Losses: German & Allied navies as well as merchant ships.
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$60

18855
RULE, Margaret
THE MARY ROSE

London. 1982. Ring Publications. 1st Ed. 60 PP with b/w and colour illust. Inside back cover: The lifting after 437 years under water. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 27.5 x 21.
The excavation and raising of Henry VIII's flagship.
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$5

18357
RUTTER, Owen
RED ENSIGN, A History of Convoy

London. 1942. Robert Hale. 1st Ed. 214 PP, plus 18 pages with 18 b/w illustrations. Fp: They bring their food from afar. Red cloth cover is lightly soiled and worn around edges, war economy paper, foxing on outside edges, o/wise internally, a very good clean copy. 22 x 14.
The convoys of merchant ships in history: Tudor, Stuart, Napoleonic wars, WWI and early days of WWII.
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$5

18942
RYAN, A. N. (editor)
THE SAUMAREZ PAPERS, Selections from the Baltic Correspondence of Vice-Admiral Sir James Saumarez 1808-1812

Greenwich. 1968. Navy Records Society. 1st Ed. Publications of the Navy Records Society, Volume 110. XXV, 287, (6 publications) PP with 1 map, plus 1 plate and 1 folded map. Fp: Admiral James, 1st Baron De Saumarez. Navy blue/cream buckram, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine. Fine. 23.2 x 15.5.
The Baltic command of Vice-Admiral Sir James Saumarez in the period 1808-1812.
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$20

40372
SALMON, Edward & WORSFOLD, James (editors)
THE BRITISH DOMINIONS YEAR BOOK 1920

London. 1919. Eagle, Star and British Dominions Insurance Company. 5th edition. 315 PP, (11 advert.), plus 18 colour plates with coat of arms of the companies, coat-of-arms & seals of cities and boroughs and 8 folded maps in colour. Fp: Portrait of LLoyd George. Papered boards, illustrated front cover, cloth spine. Spine with a bump and a repaired tear in its middle. Very good. 21.5 x 14.2.
Dominions and Dependencies by the Rt. Hon. Viscount Milner... The British Fleet's Part, by Archibald Hurd...
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$15

22576
SAUNDERS, Hilary St. George
VALIANT VOYAGING, A Short History of the British India Steam Navigation Company in the Second World War 1939-1945

London. 1948. Faber & Faber. 1st Ed. 216 PP, plus 1 colour plate on double-page and 7 b/w plates with 13 photos. Fp (in colour): Regimental Badges on the Dunera. FEP: Position of the Fleet at the Outbreak of War. REP: Position of ships lost. Cloth cover, dj. Dust jacket chipped and rubbed. Top of spine sunned. Name of previous owner on verso of front endpaper. A very good plus copy of this scarce title. 20.5 x 14.
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$20

18220
SCARLETT, Bernard
SHIPMINDER - The Story of Her Majesty's Coastguard

London. 1971. Pelham. 1st Ed. 208 PP, plus 8 pages with 16 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 22.2 x 14. 720704804
Coast protection against: smugglers in the 18th Century, saboteurs and spies during WWII. Fighting in wars since the Crimean & lifesaving and protecting the environment.
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$20

37736
SCHMITT, Frederick P. & SCHMID, Donald E.
H. M. S. CULLODEN

Mystic, Connecticut. 1961. Marine Historical Association. 1st Ed., Publication No. 38. 63 PP with 17 b/w illustrations. Soft cover, vignette on front cover. Occasional foxing. Very good. 25.4 x 17.8.
74 Guns Ship-of-the-Line, launched 18th of May 1776... Wrecked January 1781 near Montauk Point, Long Island.
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$10

34144
SCHOFIELD, B. B.
BRITISH SEA POWER - Naval Policy in the Twentieth Century

London. 1967. B. T. Batsford. 1st Ed. 271 PP, plus 8 pages with 25 b/w photos. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj is a little rubbed around edges. A near fine copy. 22.8 x 15.
Aftermath of WWI, Naval conferences... Naval policy in the Nuclear Age.
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$15

20501
SCHOFIELD, B.B.
BRITISH SEA POWER - Naval Policy in the Twentieth Century

London. 1967. B.T. Batsford. 1st Ed. 271 PP, plus 8 pages with 25 b/w photos. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Near fine. 22.8 x 15.
Aftermath of WWI, Naval conferences... Naval policy in the Nuclear Age.
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$10

31860
SCHOFIELD, B.B.
BRITISH SEA POWER - Naval Policy in the Twentieth Century

London. 1967. B. T. Batsford. 1st Ed. 271 PP, plus 8 pages with 25 b/w photos. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). Ex library copy with 1 stamp on title page and renewed endpapers. Dust jacket slightly rubbed. Very good. 22.8 x 15.
Aftermath of WWI, Naval conferences... Naval policy in the Nuclear Age.
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$5

38250
SCHOFIELD, Vice Admiral B.B.
THE ROYAL NAVY TODAY

London. 1960. OUP. 1st Ed., with a foreword by Sir Arthur Bryant. XII, 164 PP with 1 map on double page and 22 diagrams, plus 16 pages with 31 b/w plates. Fp: HMS Torquay, 2500 tons, a frigate of the Whitby class. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price-clipped). Some chips and small pieces missing from dust jacket. Signature of previous owner on front endpaper. Faint foxing, o/wise internally near fine. 22 x 14.2.
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$25

50401
SCHOFIELD, Vice-Admiral B. B.
OPERATION NEPTUNE

London. 1974. Ian Allan. 1st Ed., No.10 in the Sea Battles in Close-up series. 168 PP with 1 table, sketch map & 4 maps, plus 24 pages with 46 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 17.8 x 11.5. 0711005036
Neptune was the code word for the naval part of Overload: landing in Normandy of June 1944.
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$15

39780
SCHUBERT, Paul
SEA POWER IN CONFLICT

New York. 1942. Coward-Mccann. 1st Ed. VI, 252 PP with 3 maps. Fp: Map of the Pacific Ocean with principal bases (Axis & American-British). Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Spine of cover worn at foot, piece missing from spine of dust jacket. Paper ageing a little. Very good. 21 x 14.
Authoritative account of seapower in the past and present (to the Japanese attacks on Pearl Harour and the Philippines).
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$15

69908
SCOREY, Adam & PENDLETON, Emma-Lily (editors)
D-DAY - The Normandy Beach Landings in Pictures

Cheltenham. 2014. Iconic / Archant. 70th Anniversary edition. Foreword by Colonel Stuart Tootal. 90 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.8 x 23.
The real story of 6 June 1944
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$10

69185
SCOTT, Ian
MY WAR AT SEA

London. 1941. Herbert Jenkins Ltd. 1st printing. Foreword by Admiral Sir William James. X, 11-190, (2 publications) PP, plus 8 b/w plates. Fp/ H.M.S. Foxglove, 9th July 1940. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. War economy paper. Date written on top of half-title page, o/wise a clean and near fine copy. 22 x 14.5.
Convoy escorts, Dunkirk, Perim Patrol ...
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$30

66186
SCOTT, Lt.-Cdr. Peter
THE BATTLE OF THE NARROW SEAS - A History of the Light Coastal Forces in the Channel and North Sea, 1939-1945

London. 1946. Country Life Limited. Reprint of the 1945 original. XII, 228 PP with 4 maps and 30 drawings, plus 8 colour plates and 42 pages with 76 b/w illustrations. Fp (in colour): Moonlight Attack. FEP: North Sea. REP: English Channel. Illustrated cloth cover, price-clipped dust jacket has a few chips or closed tears. War economy paper, faint foxing. Still a very good to near fine copy. 25 x 19.2.
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$65

44311
SEARLE, G. W.
AT SEA LEVEL

Lewes, Sussex. 1994. The Book Guild. 1st Ed. 256 PP with 5 maps, plus 24 pages with 48 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Faint foxing on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 22.3 x 14. 0863328970
War in the North Sea, Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea (Crete, Libya, Dodecanese)...
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$10

61329
SELIGMAN, Adrian
NO STARS TO GUIDE

London. 1951. Hodder & Stoughton. Reprint of the June 1947 original. 332 PP with 2 facsimiles of documents, 7 head-pieces & 33 b/w other decorations, plus 6 maps on double page. All illustrations by Konstance Pares. FEP: Map of Anatolia and the Aegean Sea. Cloth cover, dj. Dust jacket with chips and repaired tears. Occasional foxing. A very good reading copy. 22.8 x 15.
Escape of a Russian convoy from the Dardanelles to Syria in late 1941, through islands occupied by Germany or Italy. The author was Commanding Officer of the Levant Schooner Flotilla during WWII.
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$15

70245
SHAW, Captain Frank H.
EPIC NAVAL FIGHTS

London. 1955. Werner Laurie. 1st Ed. 208 PP with 10 drawings on full page. Hard cover, title on a faded spine. Note to previous owner on front endpaper. Occasional foxing and offsetting on endpapers. Faint water stain at lower corner of 10 last leaves. Good reading copy. 18.5 x 12.5.
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$10

34153
SHAW, Captain Frank H.
STIRRING DEEDS OF BRITAIN'S NAVAL MIGHT

London. 1940. George G. Harrap. 1st Ed. 254 PP, plus 16 pages with 19 b/w photos. Fp: Rear-Admiral Sir Henry Harwood. Cloth cover (soiled). Spine sunned, war economy paper, some foxing. Good reading copy. 22 x 14.
The first year of World War 2 at sea: Battle of the River Plate. Liner Rawalpindi versus the Deutschland...
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$10

45810
SHEA, Michael
MARITIME ENGLAND

London. 1981. Country Life Books & English Tourist Board. 1st Ed. 208 PP with b/w & colour illust. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Address of previous owner on front endpaper. Very good. 30.5 x 23. 0600368033
The influence since the first invasions, to the era of recreative use, of the sea on English society & history.
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$10

45811
SHEA, Michael
MARITIME ENGLAND

London. 1981. Country Life Books & English Tourist Board. 1st Ed. 208 PP with b/w & colour illust. Hard cover, dj. Signature of previous owner on front endpaper. Water damage on rear cover, rear endpaper and at top fold of last 50 pages (3 pages with loss of few words in text). Still a good reading copy. 30.5 x 23. 0600368033
The influence since the first invasions, to the era of recreative use, of the sea on English society & history.
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$5

66519
SHERGOLD, Christine M. (editor)
VICE ADMIRALTY COURT OF NEW SOUTH WALES 1787-1911 - Guide to the State Archives of New South Wales - No.22

Sydney. 1980. The Archives Authority of New South Wales. 1st Ed. Preface by B.R. Davies & I. Maclean. (2), VIII, 104 PP. Typescript. Illustration (broadsheet) of the "Susanna Christina" on Page IV. Card covers browned around edges with light foxing on covers and some pages. Overall, a very good copy. Folio: 33 x 21.
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$30

10017
SHIPPING
BRITISH SHIPS - 50 Coloured Illustrations

Sevenoaks, UK. 1972. J. Salmon Ltd. 2nd impression of the 1971 original. A Salmon Colour book. (2), 48 PP with 1 colour photo and 49 colour paintings. Inside front cover: index. Pictorial card cover (front: Queen Mary - back: H.M.S. Ark Royal). Fine. Oblong: 14 x 14.7.
26 Liners, Yacht Britannia, 5 Merchant ships and 18 warships.
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$10

41711
SHUTE, Nevil
REQUIEM FOR A WREN

London. 1956. The Reprint Society Reprint of the 1955 original published by William Heinemann. 250 PP. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Stamp of previous owner on front endpaper. Faint foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 19 x 13.
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$5

37678
SKAGGS, David Curtiss & ALTOFF, Gerard T.
A SIGNAL VICTORY - The Lake Erie Campaign 1812-1813

Annapolis. 1997. Naval Institute Press. 1st printing of the 1997 original. X, (2), 244, (4) PP with 1 map, 3 plans, 5 battle diagrams and 5 tables, plus 4 pages with 8 portraits. Hard cover. Has about 20 lines highlighted on pages 6, 7 & 8, o/wise near fine. 23.5 x 15.5. 1557500304
September 1813
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$10

42351
SMITH, C. Fox
PAINTED PORTS

London. 1948. Geoffrey Cumberlege / Oxford University Press. 1st Ed. 212 PP with 20 head pieces and 8 full-page illustrations by C. Walter Hodges. Blue cloth cover with a few small spots, near fine dust jacket. Faint foxing on prelims and outside page edges, o/wise very good. 22 x 14.5.
Fiction. ... when pirates sailed the high seas and merchant ships attempted to protect themselves against marauders by painting their ports to resemble the red gun ports of men-of-war.
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$20

18236
SMITH, Graham
KING'S CUTTERS - The Revenue Service and the War against Smuggling

London. 1983. Conway. 1st Ed. 190 PP with b/w illust. (paintings, photos, plans,...). Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Foxing spots on outside edges. Fine. 24.5 x 19. 0851772919
The struggle against the law-breakers, the politicians, the Navy... Evolution of type of contraband and development of the vessels from small wooden boats to the fast craft of today.
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$10

63310
SMITH, Oliver M. (Editor)
HMS BELFAST

London. 1971. HMS Belfast Trust / Macmillan. 1st Ed. 32 PP with 45 b/w and 15 colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. Oblong: 21 x 29.7. 333134567
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$25

40000
SMITH, Peter C.
HERITAGE OF THE SEA

St. Ives, UK. 1974. Balfour. 1st Ed. 96 PP with colour illustrations (1 painting, 1 print, 2 maps and 32 photos). Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Discreet stamp of previous owner on front endpaper. Near fine. 24.2 x 18.5. 0859440109
History of 22 famous old ships preserved in Great Britain. Victory - Cutty Sark - Discovery... Foudroyant... Gypsy Moth IV...
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$15

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

48731
SMITH, Peter C.
THE STORY OF THE TORPEDO BOMBER

London. 1974. Almark Publishing. 1st Ed. 80 PP with 100 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Spine of dust jacket lightly sunned and chipped at head, o/wise near fine. 23.5 x 19.5. 0855241934
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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

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

68576
SOMMERVILLE, Donald & SCROGGY, Adam (editors)
THE COMPLETE ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF WORLD WAR I

Sydney. 2014. Citrus Media. 1st edition. 260 PP with over 500 b/w and colour illustrations (battleplans, maps & photos). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 27 x 21. 9781925141641
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$20

36877
SPONT, Alfred
LETTERS AND PAPERS RELATING TO THE WAR WITH FRANCE 1512-1513

London. 1897. Navy Records Society. 1st Ed. Publications of the Navy Records Society, Volume 10. XLVIII, (2), 219 PP, plus 3 b/w plates. Colour Fp: The Burning of Cordeliere and Regent (1512). Navy blue/cream buckram cover, gilt device on front cover. Spine missing, o/wise a good copy. Sold as is. 23.6 x 16.
A short naval war between France and England, from documents held at the Bibliothèque Nationale, Archives Nationales, The Record Office and the British Museum.
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$10

65132
STACK, John
ARMADA

London. 2012. HarperCollins. 1st Ed. (6), 400 PP. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 9780007389865
A novel. 1587- Two nations. One bitter conflict.
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$10

18729
STANTON HOPE, W. E.
OCEAN ODYSSEY - A Record of the Fighting Merchant Navy

London. 1945. Eyre & Spottiswoode. July 1945 reprint of the November 1944 original. 220 PP, plus 16 b/w plates and frontispiece. Fp: Veteran Harry Edwards, aged seventy-one. Soft cover, dj. Near fine. 21.6 x 14.
Many exploits of sailors during the first years of WWII. Convoy to Malta, Murmansk, prisoner of a surface raider, training & conditions of merchant sailors..
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$15

70232
STAPLETON, Air Vice Marshal D.C. & DONOVAN, Wing Commander E. (editors)
WINGED PROMISES - A History of No. 14 Squadron, RAF 1915-1945

Fairford, UK. 1996. The Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund Enterprises. 1st Ed., with a foreword by King Hussein I of Jordan. Preface by The Lord Deramore. (10), 310 PP with 4 colour and 83 b/w illustrations (1 cartoon, 5 maps and 77 photos). Title page with colour illustration of The Squadron Queen Standard. FEP: Map of the World War I, Middle East Arena. REP: Map of the Mediterranean - North Africa. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 24 x 16.5. 1899808450
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$35

64610
STEPHEN, G. M.
BRITISH WARSHIP DESIGNS SINCE 1906

Shepperton, Surrey. 1985. Ian Allan Ltd. 1st Ed. 120 PP with b/w illustrations (5 sketch plans & profiles, 5 sets of plans and over 125 photos). FEP: K-Boat K15. REP: HMS Hermione. Title spread: HMS Torquay. Hard cover, dj (a little faded). Near fine. 24 x 17.5. 0711015198
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$20

64727
STEWART, Brian
LOOKING FOR WICKHAM - Captain John Clements Wickham, R.N. 1798-1864

Brisbane. 2005. The Friends of Newstead Inc. 1st edition adapted from the Patrick Leslie Address of 24 August 2003. (2), 30 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft covers. Fine. 21 x 14.7. 1741620309
Royal Navy Officer. Commander of HMS Beagle. Friend of Charles Darwin...
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$15

33883
STEWART, Jean Cantlie
THE SEA OUR HERITAGE - British Maritime Interests Past and Present

London. 1993. Rowan Books. 1st Ed. VIII, 304 PP with 1 drawing and 10 tail pieces, plus 18 pages with 19 b/w illust. Fp: Battleship HMS George V, entering Rosyth Royal Dockyard. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 22.2 x 14.2. 0950993220
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$15

36176
STITT, Lieutenant-Commander George
H.M.S. WIDEAWAKE - Destroyer and Preserver

London. 1943. George Allen & Unwin. 2nd impression in August 1943 of the May 1943 original. 164 PP with 1 plan, plus 8 pages with 7 b/w photos. Fp: Typical VEE or W class destroyer. Cloth cover, dj (price clipped). Bookplate on front endpaper, dust jacket with small pieces missing, war economy paper, o/wise very good. 18.8 x 12.8.
First year of WWII, coastal convoy duties, withdrawal from Dunkirk... lost her bow through a mine and managed to reach port going astern.
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$15

33762
STITT, Lieutenant-Commander George
H.M.S. WIDEAWAKE - Destroyer and Preserver

London. 1943. George Allen & Unwin. 1st Ed. 164 PP, plus 8 pages with 7 b/w photos. Fp: Typical VEE or W class destroyer. Cloth cover, dj (price clipped). Top of spine frayed, dust jacket rubbed and with pieces missing. Internally very good. 18.8 x 12.8.
First year of WWII, coastal convoy duties, withdrawal from Dunkirk... lost her bow through a mine and managed to reach port going astern.
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$10

65899
STOCKWIN, Julian
SEAFLOWER

London. 2003. Hodder & Stoughton. 1st paperback edition. (6), 346 PP. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 20.5 x 13.8. 0340824417
Historical novel.
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$5

14465
STOKESBURY, James L.
NAVY AND EMPIRE

New York. 1983. William Morrow. 1st Ed. 430 PP with 8 maps. Hard cover, cloth spine, dj. Faint foxing on outside edges. Blind stamp of previous owner on front endpaper. Near fine. 24 x 16. 0688021344
History of the Royal Navy from the time of Drake and the Armada to the Falkland Islands crisis of 1982. The inter-relationship between the Royal Navy and the British Empire.
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$25

69909
STONE, Ben & D'SOUZA, Javie (editors)
D-DAY AND NORMANDY, 6 JUNE 1944

Melbourne. 2009. Blitz Publications / Pen & Sword Military Books 1st Australian edition. "Commemorative Collector's" series, Part Five. 100 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.7 x 21.
D-Day landings.
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$10

65467
STRANG, Herbert
IN TRAFALGAR'S BAY

London. 1930. Humphrey Milford / Oxford University Press. Reprint of the 1926 original. 96 PP with 12 b/w illustrations by T.H. Robinson. Fp (in colour): The Battle of Trafalgar, by H. Sandham. Cloth cover, illustrated front and spine. Front cover and spine lightly sunned and rubbed. Foxing (war economy paper). Very good. 17.8 x 14.
For the young reader.
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$15

68411
STRANG, Herbert (editor)
THE WAR AT SEA

London. c. 1915. Henry Frowde . Hodder & Stoughton. 1st Ed. No pagination, 110 PP with 2 colour illustrations and b/w illustrations (15 headpieces and 31 in text, plus 7 plates with 3 b/w and 4 colour illustrations. Vignette in colour on title page. Fp (in colour): Admiral Sir John Jellicoe. Illustrated boards, title on spine. Wear around edges, brief note dated Xmas 1916 at top corner of front endpaper. A very good clean copy. Scarce. 22.7 x 18.
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$25

68609
STREET, Lucie
AN UNCOMMON SAILOR, A Portrait of Admiral Sir William Penn: English Naval Supremacy

Bourne End, UK. 1986. The Kensal Press. 1st Ed. (2), VIII, 9-172 PP. Hard cover, dj. Renewed endpapers. Stamp of "The Tasmanian Maritime and Folk Museum" on front endpaper. Very good reading copy. 24 x 15.8. 0946041474
Witness in the English Civil War, his role in the Dutch Wars, action in the Spanish Main.
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$10

45161
TAFFRAIL
ENDLESS STORY

London. 1938. Hodder & Stoughton. 6th edition of the November 1931 original. 346 PP with 1 figure, and 28 diagrams or maps. Cloth cover is somewhat soiled, occasional foxing, o/wise very good. 18 x 12.
The works of the Destroyers during World War I. Chapter III: Destroyers in the Dardanelles. Chapter IV: Destroyers at Gallipoli. Chapter V: Destroyers in the Aegean... Chapter XVIII: The Australian Destroyers.
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$10

20508
TAFFRAIL
THE NAVY IN ACTION

London. 1940. Hodder & Stoughton. 4th reprint in November of the August 1940 original. 224 PP with 4 maps in text. Cloth cover, dj (price clipped). Covers with some marks, dust jacket rubbed and with small pieces missing, o/wise very good. 19.2 x 13.
The end of the Graf Spee. The boarding of the Altmark. The battles of Narvik. Dunkirk...
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$10

49191
TAFFRAIL
THE NAVY IN ACTION

London. 1940. Hodder & Stoughton. 1st reprint in August 1940 of the August 1940 original. 224 PP with 4 maps in text. Front of cloth cover lightly rubbed. Few foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise very good. 19.2 x 13.
The end of the Graf Spee. The boarding of the Altmark. The battles of Narvik. Dunkirk...
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$5

70247
TAFFRAIL
THE NAVY IS HERE - A Convoy of Naval Novels

London. 1940. Hodder & Stoughton. 1st printing. (8), 753 PP with 3 sketches (1 plan and 2 maps). Cloth cover, title on front board and spine. Covers lightly rubbed and soiled, spine sunned. Foxing throughout (heavy at times), o/wise a very good copy 18.6 x 11.5.
3 Novels - The Fight is on: The story of 'The Sub' (P.1 to 219); The Fight is won: The story of 'Kerrell' (P.221 to 487) ; Salvage: The story of 'The man from Scapa Flow' (P. 489 to 753).
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$15

52767
TAFFRAIL
THE SUB, being the Autobiography of David Munro, Sub-Lieutenant, Royal Navy

London. 1917. Hodder and Stoughton. 1st Ed. 356, (2) PP with 1 facsimile of document and 1 musical score, plus 5 b/w plates. Fp: I join my first ship. Cloth cover, title on front board and spine. Covers rubbed and soiled. Copy lacking the half title page, the preface and the free fly of both endpapers. Foxing. Good reading copy. 19.2 x 13.
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$10

41518
TAFFRAIL (Captain Taprell Dorling, D.S.O., R.N.)
CYPHER K

Leicester. 1950. The Brockhampton Press. 1st edition in the Brock Books for older boys and girls series, of the 1932 original. 191 PP with 15 b/w illustrations by Caney. Fp: Foxy Elliott. Cloth cover, dj (price-clipped). Few foxing spots on outside edges. Stamp of previous owner on front endpaper, o/wise near fine. 19 x 12.7.
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$15

53871
TAFFRAIL (Commander Taprell Dorling)
A LITTLE SHIP

London. 1918. W. & R. Chambers. December 1918 reprint of the 1918 original. (VI), 338 PP with 2 tail pieces and 13 text illustrations, plus 10 b/w plates illustrated by H. R. J. Fp: If one is married.... Cloth cover, decorated front cover and spine. Covers have some shelf wear and a few small marks<; Prize plate on front endpaper. Occasional foxing, o/wise a very good clean copy. 19.3 x 14.
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$15

36867
TANNER, J. R. (editor)
A DESCRIPTIVE CATALOGUE OF THE NAVAL MANUSCRIPTS IN THE PEPYSIAN LIBRARY, at Magdalene College, Cambridge - Volume II

London. 1904. Navy Records Society. 1st Ed. Publications of the Navy Records Society, Volume 27. Vol. II: XXXVIII, 455, (3 publications) PP. Navy blue/cream buckram, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine. Fine. 23.2 x 16.
Vol. II: Admiralty Letters (Vols II. & III.).
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$30

70846
TAPRELL DORLING, Commander
RIBBONS AND MEDALS: Naval - Military & Civil (in 3 parts) / REGIMENTS AT A GLANCE

London. 1918, 1918, 1920 / 1917. George Philip & Son Ltd. Bound copy of 4 different issues. Ribbons & Medals - Part I (6th edition of 1916 original): (8), 13-(over) 86 PP with over 125 b/w illustrations, plus 12 plates in colour for 123 ribbons and a Military Medal with ribbon and clasps. Part II (1st edition of 1918): IV, 56 PP with over 80 b/w illustrations, plus 6 plates in colour for 77 ribbons. Part III "War Supplement", Ribbons and Medals of the Great War. 1st edition of 1920): IV, 5-35 PP with 21 b/w illustrations, plus 1 plate in colour with 14 ribbons. Regiments at a Glance, A Handbook of Regimental Badges and Traditions. (1st edition of 1917): 128 PP with , plus 4 colour plates for 2 King's Colours and 2 Regimental Colours. 4 issues retaining their original front covers bound together with 26 blank pages for notes. Royal blue cloth cover, gilt title on spine reads: "At A Glance - Vol.I". Cloth covers a little rubbed at corners, slight ageing of paper, o/wise fine. A scarce item. 18.5 x 13.
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$150

69770
TAYLOR, Frederick
COVENTRY - Thursday, 14 November 1940

London. 2016. Bloomsbury. 1st paperback edition of the 2015 original. XII, 356 PP with 1 map and 1 plan "Coventry City Centre, 1940", plus 16 pages with 24 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 19.7 x 13. 9781408860281
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$10

56920
TAYLOR, Geoff
THE HOUR OF THE OCTOPUS

Melbourne. 1978. Hutchinson of Australia. 1st Ed. (8), 159 PP. Hard cover, dj. fine. 22 x 14.5. 0091308607
Novel: "Block the Panama Canal !".
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$5

45123
TAYLOR, John W. R., GUNSTON, Bill et al. (editors)
THE STORY OF FLIGHT

London. 1984. Chancellor Press. New edition of the 1970 original The Lore of Flight. 426 PP with over 200 colour technical drawings, and over 150 b/w drawings. Encyclopaedic index with 1550 entries and hundreds of b/w illustrations (drawings, plans and photos). Hard cover, device on front cover, dj. Dust jacket with short closed tear. Few foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 30 x 27. 0907486711
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$10

65637
TAYLOR, Nancy M. (editor)
THE JOURNAL OF ENSIGN BEST 1837-1843

Wellington. 1966. Government Printer. 1st Ed. 645 PP with 5 maps, plus 8 pages with 12 b/w plates. Fp (in colour): Ocean Bay, Port Underwood, in Cloudy Bay (1848). Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket slightly rubbed and with a lightly sunned spine. Foxing spots on edges. Bookplate of previous owner on front endpaper. Near fine. 25.2 x 15.7.
Voyage to New South Wales on the "James Pattison", where he arrived 25/10/1837. Sojourn on Norfolk Island August 1838 to April 1839. New Zealand up to January 1843.
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$25

69624
TAYLOR, Theodore
BATTLE IN THE ARCTIC SEAS: The Story of Convoy PQ 17

New York. 1976. Thomas Y. Crowell. 1st printing. (8), 151, (1) PP with 1 sketch plan, 1 map of the North Atlantic Ocean, and 11 illustrations by Robert Andrew Parker. Hard cover, dj. Ex library copy with renewed endpapers, sellotape marks on covers, stamp on verso of title page, shelf number at foot of spine of the dust jacket. Very good reading copy. 20.8 x 14. 0690010842
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$20

49283
TEONGE, Henry
THE DIARY OF HENRY TEONGE, Chaplain on board H.M.'s Ships Assistance, Bristol, and Royal Oak 1675-1679

London. 1927. George Routledge & Sons. 1st Ed., in the Broadway Travellers series. Transcribed from the original manuscript and edited with an Introduction and Notes by G. E. Manwaring. X, 318 PP, (4 publications), plus 8 b/w plates. Fp: H.M.S. Assistance. Cloth cover, gilt device and title on a lightly sunned spine. Light foxing, o/wise very good. 22.8 x 14.5.
First voyage to the Barbary coast with calls at Aleppo, and Skanderun (Alexandrette). Second voyage in the Eastern Mediterranean.
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$15

61366
TERRILL, Christopher
H.M.S. BRILLIANT, In a Ship's Company

London. 1995. BBC Books. 1st Ed. 224 PP with 1 drawings and 2 maps (1 on double page), plus 24 pages with 39 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 24 x 16.2. 0563371846
Deployment in the Adriatic Sea , and operation Sharp Guard off the coasts of the former Yugoslavia.
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$20

70152
THOMAS, Captain D. C.
BULL FORT HAS BEEN LISTED and other Articles

Hull. 1988. Author / Harbour Master Humber. August 1988 edition. Introduction by A. G. Bell, Malet Lambert High School. (8), 37, (5) PP with b/w illustrations by E. (Ted) Beaumont (covers, frontispiece and 6 tail pieces), plus 7 plates: frontispiece, 1 photo, 1 newspaper clipping, 1 plan and 3 extracts of charts (2 of them folded). Stapled card covers, illustrated front and back. Near fine. 26 x 18.5.
Fort built at the mouth of the Humber during WWI and decommissioned in 1956.
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$30

22749
THOMAS, David
ROYAL ADMIRALS 1327-1981

London. 1982. André Deutsch. 1st Ed. (6), 200, (6 Index) PP with b/w illust., plus 8 pages with 12 colour illust. Eps: Genealogy tree of the Royal Admirals. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing. Near fine. 24 x 17. 023397427X
The relationship over 700 years between the Royal Navy and English royalty.
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$15

16970
THOMPSON, Julian
THE IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM BOOK OF THE WAR AT SEA, The Royal Navy in the Second World War

London. 1996. Sidgwick & Jackson. 1st Ed. VIII, 280 PP with 2 plans, 4 maps & 147 bw photos, plus 16 pages with 20 colour paintings. Title spread: HMS Hood, undergoing trials, 1920. Hard cover, dj. Occasional foxing (spots on outside edges, and front endpaper), o/wise near fine. 25.2 x 19.5. 0283062525
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$30

70068
THOMPSON, Paul (editor)
CLOSE TO THE WIND - The Early Memoirs (1866-1879) of Admiral Sir William Cresswell

London. 1965. Heinemann. 1st Ed. IX, 210 PP with 1 sketch plan and 2 maps, plus 8 pages with 8 b/w illustrations. Eps: World Map. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Dust jacket with closed tear at head of spine, foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 22.1 x 14.2.
The first twelve years at sea of the founder of the R.A.N.
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$20

38800
THOMPSON, Sir Robert (editor)
WAR IN PEACE - Conventional and Guerrilla Warfare since 1945

New York. 1982. Harmony Books. 1st US edition. VIII, 312 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Fine. Large format: 30.5 x 23. 051754640X
Red Star in the East: China, 1946-1949... The Suez fiasco... The Gulf war between Iran and Irak.
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$10

67157
THROWER, W. R.
LIFE AT SEA IN THE AGE OF SAIL

London. 1972. Phillimore & Co. Ltd. 1st Ed. X, 190 PP, plus 24 pages with 33 figures. Hard copver, gilt title on spine, dj. Light foxing on outside edges. Very good. 22.2 x 14.2. 900592257
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$20

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

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

16672
THURSFIELD, Rear-Admiral H.G.
ACTION STATIONS!, The Royal Navy at War

London. July, 1941. Adam & Charles Black. Reprint of the June 1941 original. 86 PP with 75 b/w photos. Cloth cover, dj (price clipped). Dust jacket chipped. Ageing of paper. Very good. 25 x 18.
An illustrated account of each of the many branches of the Royal Navy.
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$10

49276
THURSFIELD, Rear-Admiral H.G.
ACTION STATIONS!, The Royal Navy at War

London. July, 1941. Adam & Charles Black. Reprint of the June 1941 original. 86 PP with 75 b/w photos. Cloth cover. Ageing of paper. Foxing spots on outside edges. Old water marks affecting the lower part of the last 25 leaves. Good reading copy. 25 x 18.
An illustrated account of each of the many branches of the Royal Navy.
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$5

18615
THWAITES, Lt. RNVR Michael
THE JERVIS BAY AND OTHER POEMS

London. 1943. Putnam & Co. Reprint of December 1943. VIII, 59 PP. Soft covers with pictorial dj. Very good. 21.5 x 14.
The sea fight of the Scheer and the Jervis Bay, or how a small ship and gallant crew struck a great blow for King and Country, then went down in Glory.
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$20

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

London. 1917. The Times Publishing Company. Part 158, Vol. 13, August 28, 1917. (II), 37-72 PP with 39 b/w photos. Soft cover (rubbed). Sellotape marks on covers and on first and last page. Staples removed, o/wise very good. 30 x 20.3.
German crimes at sea.
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$20

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

16762
TREASE, Geoffrey
SAMUEL PEPYS AND HIS WORLD

London. 1975. Book Club Assoc. Reprint of the 1972 Thames & Hudson original. 128 PP with 147 b/w illustrations. Fp: Portrait of Samuel Pepys. Hard cover, dj. Very good. 23.8 x 18.5.
First-class administrator and one of the makers of the Royal Navy.
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$15

47597
TUNLEY, Roul
SECRETS FROM A TIME SHIP

London. 1982. Reader's Digest Association Ltd. Reprint from British Reader' Digest. 8 PP with 10 colour photos by Adam Woodfitt. Pictorial soft cover (illustration by James Leech). 1 colour photo, 4 colour postcards and 3 folded flyers loosely inserted. Fine. 18.5 x 13.2.
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$20

49831
TUNSTALL, Brian
THE ANATOMY OF NEPTUNE, From King Henry VIII to the Present Day

London. 1936. George Routledge. 1st Ed. XX, (2), 374 PP with 3 b/w illustrations, plus 16 b/w plates (charts & portraits) with their tissue guard and legend. Fp: Sir Francis Drake. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Spine slightly sunned. Foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 22.2 x 14.5.
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$20

30880
TUNSTALL, Brian
FLIGHTS OF NAVAL GENIUS

London. 1930. Philip Allan. 1st Ed. XI, 299 PP with 4 maps, plus 8 b/w plates (portraits). Fp: George Brydges Lord Rodney. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Faint foxing. Near fine. 22.6 x 14.8.
Lord Howe and the 1797 Mutiny at Portsmouth - George Brydges Rodney and the Battle of Saints - Sir Sydney Smith and the defence of Acre against Bonaparte - Lord Camelford - Sir Charles Napier.
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$15

49814
TUNSTALL, Brian
FLIGHTS OF NAVAL GENIUS

London. 1930. Philip Allan. 1st Ed. XI, 299 PP with 4 maps, plus 8 b/w plates (portraits). Fp: George Brydges Baron Rodney. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Top corner of front cover bumped. Foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 22.6 x 14.8.
Lord Howe and the 1797 Mutiny at Portsmouth - George Brydges Rodney and the Battle of Saints - Sir Sydney Smith and the defence of Acre against Bonaparte - Lord Camelford - Sir Charles Napier.
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$10

36857
TUNSTALL, Brian (editor)
THE BYNG PAPERS - Selected from the Letters and Papers of Admiral Sir George Byng, First Viscount Torrington, and of his son Admiral the Hon. John Byng - Volume III

Portsmouth. 1932. The Navy Records Society. 1st Ed. Publications of the Navy Records Society, Volumes LXX. Volume III: LIV, 414 PP with 1 sketch map, plus 1 folded chart of the Baltic and 3 b/w plates (portraits). Fp: Admiral Sir John Byng First Viscount Torrington. Navy blue/cream buckram, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine. Pages untrimmed. Fine. 24.2 x 16.5.
Volume III: 1711 to 1717. Operations in the Channel... Operations against the Jacobites.
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$20

41685
TUTE, Warren
THE ADMIRAL

London. 1963. Cassell. 1st Ed. (4), 314 PP. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price-clipped). Stamp of previous owner on front endpaper. Faint foxing. Very good. 20.5 x 13.5.
Novel. Life story of Admiral Sir Mark Hampton Hammerlock.
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$10

48884
TUTE, Warren
LEVIATHAN

London. 1959. Cassell. 1st Ed. (6), 378 PP. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Foxing spots on outside edges and the dust jacket. Near fine. 20.5 x 14.
Novel: Passenger ship launched 1936, then troop ship during World War II.
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$10

48883
TUTE, Warren
THE ROCK

London. 1957. Cassell. September 1957 edition of the July 1957 original. VIII, 396 PP with 1 map and inset. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price-clipped). Foxing spots on outside edges and the dust jacket. Very good. 20.5 x 14.
Novel: Gibraltar during World War II.
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$10

51987
UDEN, Grant
BRITISH SHIPS AND SEAMEN. A Short History (in Two Books)

London. 1969. Macmillan / St Martin's Press. 1st Ed., in Sources of History series. Book One: 88 PP with 6 diagrams & charts, and 25 b/w illustrations. Book Two: 96 PP with 32 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Rubbed patch at top corner of front cover. Faint stains on outside edges. Very good. 21.5 x 15
Book One: The Ships. Book Two: The Seamen.
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$10

43425
UDEN, Grant
THE LOSS OF THE ROYAL GEORGE

London. 1970. Macdonald. 1st Ed., in the Famous Events series. 96 PP with 2 maps and 13 b/w illustrations by Karen Usborne. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Faint foxing on outside edges, o/wise fine. 19.1 x 12.8. 356031101
Launched 1756, Battle of Quiberon Bay in 1769, foundering in the Solent in August 1782 while at anchor.
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$15

64607
UNITED STATES TREASURY DEPARTMENT, Bureau of Customs
MERCHANT VESSELS OF THE UNITED STATES 1945 (Including Yachts and Certain Government Vessels)

Washington. 1945. U.S. Government Printing Office. 1st Ed. (4) 786 PP. Cloth covers somewhat soiled with light wear. One ot two small dog-eared pages, o/wise contents near fine. Large oblong: 29 x 23.5.
A confidential wartime publication listing merchant vessels (steam, motor, sailing, unrigged) and Yachts: steam, motor, sailing, unrigged (house-boats). Former names of merchant vessels, owners of vessels, ... Government vessels.. A massive volume.
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$50

47616
URBAN, Frank
NED'S NAVY. The Private Letters of Edward Charlton from Cadet to Admiral

London. 1998. Airlife Publishing. 1st Ed. 176 PP with b/w illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 27.2 x 21.8. 1853109045
A window on the British Empire from 1878 to 1924. 1887: HMS Rapid in Australia and the South West Pacific... 1898-1901: HMS Orlando and the Boxer rebellion...
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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

44568
VICKRIDGE, Lieutenant Commander G. L. W.
JAMES GOODENOUGH, Sailor and Humanitarian 1830-1875

Sydney. 2002. Naval Historical Society of Australia. Reprint of the 1993 original. Naval Historical Society Monograph No. 142. 8 PP with 10 b/w illustrations (photocopy quality). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.2 x 20.2.
Occasional paper delivered to the Western Australia Chapter, 20 October 1993.
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$5

55262
VOUTE, Captain P A (editor)
BROADSHEET 90 - Royal Navy

London. 1990. Director of Public Relations (Navy). Annual edition. Foreword by Admiral Sir Julian Oswald. 64 PP with b/w illustrations (cartoons, photos, profiles). Pictorial soft cover. Covers lightly rubbed and with a repaired closed tear. Near fine. 29.8 x 21.
Pages 30- 35: Her Majesty's Ships and Royal Fleet Auxiliaries (47 profiles).
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$10

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

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

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

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

66195
WALKER, Frank B.
THE DARK BETRAYAL

Sydney. 1997. Kingfisher Press. 1st Ed. XII, 326 PP. Pictorial card cover. Dedicatory note on half title page dated and signed by the author. Front cover with light crease. Near fine. 21 x 14.7. 0646337661
Novel mixing fact and fiction. An Australian sailor on the trail of traders/traitors who were dealing with Germany and Japan during World War II.
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$20

56013
WALKER, Lieut. Frank B., R.A.N.V.R.
TALES OF THE SEA

Sydney. c. 1945. New Century Press. 1st juvenile edition. 45 PP with 21 colour illustrations by B. E. Pike. Hard cover, pictorial front. Covers rubbed on spine. Ageing and foxing of paper, o/wise near fine. 25 x 19.5
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$30

65838
WALLER, John H.
GORDON OF KHARTOUM - The Saga of a Victorian Hero

New York. 1988. Atheneum. 1st Ed. XXI, (3), 504 PP with b/w illustrations (frontispiece and 6 maps), plus 16 pages with 42 b/w illustrations. Fp: Portrait of Charles George Gordon in Chinese Mandarin Dress. Hard cover, gilt title on cloth spine, dj. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. 24 x 16. 0689118120
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$20

35514
WANNER, Martin-Christoph
LENKWAFFENZERSTORER HMS SHEFFIELD (in Marine-Rundschau - No.72, Issue 6, June 1975)

München. 1975. J. F. Lehmanns. Contains article from P.321 to 328 with 1 table, 1 sketch and 5 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover (Destroyer HMS Sheffield D 80). Near fine. German text. 24 x 17.
The guided missile destroyer SHEFFIELD.
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$10

69646
WARNER, Oliver
BATTLE HONOURS OF THE ROYAL NAVY

London. 1956. George Philip & Son. 1st Ed. VII, 91 PP, plus 2 colour plates and 20 pages with 56 b/w illustrations (8 on full page and 48 of ships' badges). Fp (in colour): The First "Ark Royal (?)". Hard covers with gilt decorations on front, dust jacket with a few small chips or closed tears. Offsetting of front endpaper, o/wise fine. 22.2 x 14.3.
Fleet Actions and Campaigns, Single ship Actions, Alphabetical List of Ships with their Honours, Fleet Air Arm Squadron Honours, Naval Battle Honours Won by Regiments of the Army, Ships' Badges...
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$20

18218
WARNER, Oliver
THE BRITISH NAVY - A Concise History

London. 1975. Thames & Hudson. 1st Ed. 192 PP with 151 b/w illustrations. Fp: The Resolution in a gale by W. Van de Velde the Younger. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Ageing of paper around the edges, o/wise near fine. 24.5 x 17.5. 0500011397
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$10

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

35262
WARNER, Oliver
THE NAVY

London. 1968. Penguin. 1st Ed. 218, (6 adv.) PP, plus 32 pages with 32 b/w illust. Pictorial card cover. Covers lightly rubbed. Very good. 18.1 x 11.1.
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$5

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

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

68337
WARNER, Oliver
PORTSMOUTH AND THE ROYAL NAVY

Portsmouth. 1974. Ryman Limited. 3rd revised edition of the 1965 original. 28 PP with 56 b/w photos. Pictorial stiff cover. Name label of previous owner at top of title page, o/wise near fine. 28 x 21.
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$10

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

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

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

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

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

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

39651
WATSON, Reverend Basil
A Short GUIDE to the CHAPEL of ST. PETER and ST. PAUL

Greenwich. 1969. Royal Naval College. 1st Ed. 20 PP, plus 8 b/w plates. Soft cover. Fine. 18.5 x 12.5.
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$5

52744
WATT, Vice-Admiral James, MILTON-THOMPSON, G.J. & DAVIES, D.M.
PROBLEMS OF MEDICINE AT SEA - Maritime Monographs and Reports No. 12

London. 1974. National Maritime Museum. Introduction by Basil Greenhill. 35 PP with 3 tables and 16 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 30.7 x 21.
3 papers read at a 1973 symposium. The burns of sea battle. The changing character of the sailor's diet and its influence on disease. The environment of the nuclear submarine.
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$20

17742
WATTS, Anthony J.
THE ROYAL NAVY: An Illustrated History

London. 1995. Arms and Armour Press. 1st paperback edition of the 1994 original. 256 PP with 10 tables, 36 plans, and 249 bw illust. Fp: Cruiser Lion. Pictorial card cover. Near fine. 24.5 x 19. 185409324X
From wooden sailing ships to nuclear-powered submarines.
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$10

21014
WATTS, Anthony J.
THE ROYAL NAVY: An Illustrated History

London. 1994. Arms and Armour Press. 1st Ed. 256 PP with 10 tables, 36 plans & 249 b/w illust. Fp: Cruiser Lion. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing. Near fine. 25.3 x 19.5. 1854091247
From wooden sailing ships to nuclear-powered submarines.
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$15

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

London. c.1946. Blackie & Son. 1st Ed. 207 PP with 1 diagram and 2 maps, plus 8 b/w plates. Fp: H.M.S. Magpie. Cloth cover, dj (worn and chipped). War economy paper (ageing), o/wise very good. 20 x 13.5.
Invasion of Italy. ... Battle of the Atlantic. The Navy in the Pacific. ...
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$10

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

London. c.1944. Blackie & Son. 1st Ed. 192 PP, plus 8 full-page b/w plates. Fp: Ordeal of Penelope. Cloth cover (rubbed). War economy paper (ageing), o/wise very good. 20 x 13.5.
Crete and the Middle East in 1941. Japanese attacks, Malta, Atlantic battles.
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$10

68359
WELDON, Captain L. B.
"HARD LYING" - Eastern Mediterranean 1914-1919

London. 1925. Herbert Jenkins. 1st Ed. X, 246 PP, plus 1 folded map and 16 pages with 23 b/w photos. Fp: Captain L. B. Weldon, Surveyor-General of Egypt, 1920-23.. Green cloth cover with light shelf wear, title on front cover and spine. Few foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise a near fine copy of a scarce item. 22.5 x 14.5.
Chapter IV: At Mudros (March-April 1915). Chapter V: The Gallipoli Landing (April 1915).
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$110

61200
WELLS, Captain John
THE IMMORTAL WARRIOR - Britain's First and Last Battleship

London. 1987. Kenneth Mason. 1st Ed. Preface by John Smith. 264 PP with b/w illustrations (line drawings by Gary Cook and photos). Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Note to previous owner on verso of front endpaper. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. Oblong: 18.7 x 25. 0859373339
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$25

38868
WERNICK, Robert
LA GUERRE ECLAIR

Amsterdam. 1979. Editions Time-Life. 1st French printing of the 1977 US original, in La Deuxième Guerre Mondiale series. 208 PP with 3 plans, 5 maps, 10 colour and 151 b/w illustrations. French text. Pictorial boards. Few foxing spots, o/wise fine. 28.8 x 24.
War with Poland. Phoney war. War between Finland and Finland... Defeat of France.
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$10

61333
WETTERN, Desmond
THE DECLINE OF BRITISH SEAPOWER

London. 1982. Jane's. 1st Ed. (10), 452 PP with 1 map on double page, plus 32 pages with 85 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 24 x 16. 0710600437
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$15

44100
WHEELER, Barry C.
MILITARY AIRCRAFT MARKINGS & PROFILES

London. 1990. Hamlyn. 1st Ed. 192 PP with 11 b/w photos, and over 850 full colour illustrations and photos. Illustrated endpapers, title spread and half title page. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 30.5 x 22.2. 0600569764
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$10

70891
WHEELER, Barry Charles (editor)
HALIFAX, from Front-Line Bomber to Post-War Transport - Aeroplane Icons Series

Stamford, Lincs.. 2013. Kelsey Publishing / Aeroplane Magazine. 132 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (artworks, drawings, plans, photos), plus a large folded plate with 2 plans (scale1:144). Pictorial soft covers. Fine. 29.7 x 21. 9781907426483
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$10

49839
WHEELER, Harold F. B.
THE STORY OF THE BRITISH NAVY

London. 1922. George G. Harrap. 1st Ed. 384 PP, plus 16 colour plates illustrated by Ellis Silas. Fp (in colour): The Queen Elizabeth. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Light foxing on outside edges, o/wise a near fine copy. 21.8 x 15.
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$20

38865
WHEELER, Keith
THE ROAD TO TOKYO

Alexandria, Virginia. 1979. Time-Life Books. 1st printing, in the World War II series. 208 PP with 6 maps, 1 plan of a plane (in colour), 1 colour painting and 148 b/w photos. Half title page: Invading Iwo Jima. Pictorial boards. Very good. 28.8 x 24.
Iwo Jima. Okinawa...
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$15

16898
WHITE, Colin
THE END OF THE SAILING NAVY, Victoria's Navy

Annapolis. 1981. Naval Institute Press. 1st US edition. 160 PP with b/w illust. (woodcuts & line-drawings, paintings & photos). Eps. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing. Fine. Oblong: 19 x 25. 0870219316
From wooden walls to ironclads, the iron ships, the changes in the Royal Navy from a part-time haphazard organisation, to a full-time professional force. (Illustrations from the Royal Naval Museum at Portsmouth).
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$15

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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$10

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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$5

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

61588
WHITELEY, E.S. & C.G.S. (compilers)
H.M.S. SULPHUR 1829 - 1832

Perth. 2010. Hesperian Press. 1st Ed. V, 96 PP with 1 sketch. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.7 x 21. 9780859050203
Sojourn of H.M.S. Sulphur in Western Australia between June 1829 and August 1832.
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$45

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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$10

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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40545
WHITMAN, Captain J. E. A.
BRITAIN KEEPS THE SEAS - Some Naval Incidents During the First Two Years of the World War

London. 1942. O.U.P. 1st Ed. 128 PP with 1 table, plus 16 pages with 8 drawings by Frank H. Mason and 14 b/w photos. Fp: The Convoy. Decorated cloth cover, dj (price-clipped). War economy paper, foxing spots on outside edges. Small pieces missing from the dust jacket. Signature and stamp of previous owners on front endpaper. Very good. 22 x 14.5.
Battles against German raiders, sea battles in the Norwegian fjords, neutralisation of the French Navy,...
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35699
WHITMAN, Captain J. E. A.
BRITAIN KEEPS THE SEAS - Some Naval Incidents During the First Two Years of the World War

London. 1942. O.U.P. 1st Ed. 128 PP with 1 table, plus 16 pages with 8 drawings by Frank H. Mason and 14 b/w photos. Fp: The Convoy. Decorated cloth cover is soiled and sunned around edges. Neat signature on FFEP. Spine sunned, covers lightly soiled, war economy paper, light foxing around edges, o/wise very good internally. 22 x 14.5.
Battles against German raiders, sea battles in the Norwegian fjords, neutralisation of the French Navy,...
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$5

42542
WICKMAN, Victor, BOFFA, Charles & CARUANA, Joseph
MARITIME MALTA - Some 19th & 20th Century Wartime Aspects

Vittoriosa, Malta. 1996. The Maritime Museum. 1st Ed. 49 PP, plus 3 b/w plates. Soft cover. Fine. 29.2 x 21.
Proceedings of seminar held by the Friends of the Maritime Museum (Hbieb tal-Muzew Marittimu) in July 1996. The Crimean War and Malta. The Grand Harbour, with special reference to World War II. Operazione Malta Due (attack with Explosive Boats) 26th July 1941.
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$20

16766
WILCOX, L. A.
MR. PEPYS' NAVY

London. 1966. G. Bell & Sons. 1st Ed. X, 189 PP with 74 b/w illustrations by the author. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). Small chips to the dust jacket, foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise very good. 25.2 x 15.8.
A reconstruction of the day-to-day administration of the Navy, from the passages in his diary dealing with naval affairs.
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$25

38028
WILKINSON, B. J., STOPFORD, T. P. & TAYLOR, D.
THE A TO Z OF ROYAL NAVAL SHIP'S BADGES 1919-1989 - Volume 1: H.M.S. Abdiel - H.M.S. Avon Vale

Orpington, Kent. 1987. Neptune Books. 1st Ed. XIV, (1), 99, (24) PP with 122 b/w photos of warships and 98 badges in colour. Pictorial card cover. Near fine. 29.7 x 21. 187084200X
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71391
WILKINSON, Roni (editor)
FAMOUS AIRCRAFT - Combat Planes in World War Two

Barnsley, UK. 2009. Wharncliffe History Magazines / Blitz Publications. 1st Ed. Commemorative Collector's series - Part Six. 100 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (artworks, drawings, plans, photos). Pictorial stiff covers. Fine. 29.7 x 22 9772207900001 06
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71390
WILKINSON, Roni (editor)
ROYAL AIR FORCE - A Century in the Sky 1917-2017

Barnsley, UK. 2009. Wharncliffe History Magazines / Blitz Publications. 1st Ed. Commemorative Collector's series - Part Two. 00 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (artworks, drawings, plans, photos). Pictorial stiff covers. Fine. 29.7 x 22 9781925618020
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16757
WILKINSON-LATHAM Robert
THE ROYAL NAVY 1790-1970

London. 1977. Osprey. 1st Ed., in the Men-at-Arms series. 40 PP printed on 2 columns with 39 b/w illustrations, plus 8 pages with colour plates by G.A. Embleton. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 24.7 x 18.2. 0850452481
Uniforms of the Royal Navy.
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70256
WILLIS, Sam
THE STRUGGLE FOR SEA POWER - The Royal Navy vs The World, 1775-1782

London. 2018. Atlantic Books. 1st paperback edition of the 2015 original. XXXIV, 572 PP with 18 charts and 25 b/w illustrations, plus 8 pages with 16 colour illustrations. Pictorial soft covers with light wear, o/wise fine. 19.8 x 12.8. 9781848878471
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42386
WILLMOTT, H. P.
THE SECOND WORLD WAR IN THE FAR EAST

London. 2002. Cassell. 1st paperback edition of the 1999 original. 240 PP with some 10 diagrams and 30 maps in colour, 79 b/w and 8 colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 19.8 x 13. 0304361275
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65810
WILLMOTT, H. P.
WORLD WAR I

London. 2012. DK / Dorling Kindersley Limited. 2nd edition of the 2003 original. Introduction by Richard Overy. 335 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (graphs, maps, facsimile of documents, plans, photos) and a 16-page "Guide to WWI Battlefields and Memorials" (pages 310 to 325). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 25.6 x 21.4. 9781409376521
Illustrated account of the first global conflict.
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70922
WILSON, Stewart
BOEING B-17, B-29 & LANCASTER - Legends of the Air series (No. 2)

Canberra. 1996. Stewart Wilson & Aerospace Publications. 1st edition. 189 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft covers. Fine. 27.6 x 21. 187567117X
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50967
WINCHESTER, Clarence, CAMPBELL, Vice-Admiral Gordon & BOWEN, Frank C. (editors)
THE KING'S NAVY, Its Story in Word and Picture

London. 1937. Amalgamated Press. 1st Ed. 2nd Issue of this Series. 64 PP printed on 2 columns and with b/w illustrations (1 plan of Zeebrugge harbour, 2 pages of ranks, caps and badges, and 54 b/w photos). Pictorial soft cover. Covers with chips and fragile at spine. Staples removed, a few rust marks, o/wise very good. 29.3 x 22.2.
Edited by Clarence Winchester of Shipping Wonders of the World. Articles include : With the Fleet on Manoeuvres, by Hector C. Bywater, Signalling at Sea and Naval Slang by Frank C. Bowen, Policemen of the Sea, by H.G. Castle.
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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

70060
WINSTONE, John L.
THE MARTINGALE CHRONICLES (in 2 Volumes: 1933-1941 / 1942-1953)

Hove, UK. c. 2000. LITC Press. 1st Ed. Part One (1933-41): 265 PP with b/w illustrations. Part Two (1942-53): 278 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft covers. Near fine. 20.5 x 14.2. 9780954318321/69
Historical novel about life at sea, before the age of modern technology.
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$25

16980
WINTON, John
FOR THOSE IN PERIL - Fifty Years of Royal Navy Search and Rescue

London. 1992. Robert Hale. 1st Ed. 317 PP with 83 b/w illust. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24 x 15.8. 070904917X
From the Air-Rescue launches of World War II, to the planes and helicopters of the Modern Search and Rescue.
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$25

48551
WINTON, John
SIR WALTER RALEGH

New York. 1975. Coward, McCann & Geoghegan. 1st US edition. 352 PP with 100 b/w illustrations, plus 16 pages with 19 colour plates. Title-page: Bark Ralegh, built by Ralegh, renamed Ark Royal. Hard cover, dj (rubbed). Occasional foxing. Very good. 25.3 x 19.5. 698106482
Soldier (France, Ireland, Low Countries), explorer to North & South America, raids against Cadiz and the Azores, twice arrested, his execution.
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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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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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52556
WINTON, John
ULTRA AT SEA

London. 1988. Leo Cooper. 1st Ed. (8), 212 PP, plus 8 pages with 14 b/w photos. Hard cover, gilt title on spine; dj. Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 24 x 16. 0850528836
How breaking the Nazi Code affected Allied Naval Strategy during World War II.
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$30

48576
WINTON, John
WARRIOR - The First and The Last

Liskeard, Cornwall. 1987. Maritime Books. 1st Ed. 96 PP with 84 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 24 x 17.8. 0907771343
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70234
WINTON, John
WE JOINED THE NAVY

London. 1959. Michael Joseph. 2nd impression in April 1959 of the March 1959 original. 254 PP. Hard cover. Spine lightly sunned and worn at head and foot. Ex library copy with stamps and markings on front endpaper. Foxing and offsetting. Good reading copy. 20.5 x 13.5.
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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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67253
WOODMAN, Richard
THE VICTORY OF SEAPOWER - Winning the Napoleonic War 1806-1814

London. 2001. Caxton Editions & National Maritime Museum. Reprint of the 1998 original, in the Caxton Pictorial Histories series. 192 PP with 300 b/w illust. Title spread: Return of the Bourbon King Louis XVIII to France aboard the British royal yacht Royal Sovereign, 24 April 1814. Laminated pictorial boards, dj. Near fine. 29.6 x 25. 1840673591
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31549
WOODMAN, Richard
THE VICTORY OF SEAPOWER - Winning the Napoleonic War 1806-1814

London. 1998. Chatham. 1st Ed., in the Chatham Pictorial Histories series. 192 PP with 300 b/w illust. Title spread: Return of the Bourbon King Louis XVIII to France aboard the British royal yacht Royal Sovereign, 24 April 1814. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 29.6 x 25. 1861760388
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36578
WOODROOFFE, Thomas
VANTAGE AT SEA - England's Emergence as an Oceanic Power

New York. 1958. St Martins Press. 1st US Ed. 302 PP with 5 maps, plus 12 plates with 17 b/w illustrations. Fp: Ship on the starboard tack, 1565. Cloth cover, dj (price-clipped). Near fine. 23.5 x 15.5.
Her activities at sea with Hawkins, Drake.... against the Spanish colonies which led to the defeat of the Spanish Armada.
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62759
WOODWARD, David
THE TIRPITZ

London. 1955. William Kimber. 1st paperback "Kimber Pocket" edition of the 1953 original. XII, 13-190, (2 publications) PP, plus 4 b/w plates. Pictorial soft cover. Slight ageing and foxing of paper. Very good. 17.6 x 11.
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$5

16710
WORLD SHIP SOCIETY
NAVY ON REVIEW 77, A Pictorial Record of the Silver Jubilee Review

London. 1977. World Ship Society. 1st Ed. 64 PP with 1 centrefold map & 164 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 21 x 14.2. 0905617029
The ships present at the event, 28th June, 1977.
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$10

71233
WRAY MCCANN, Hugh
UTMOST FISH

London. 1966. Heinemann. 1st edition. (12), 324 PP. Hard cover, glit title on spine, dj (price clipped). Signature of previous owner on FFEP, a few foxing spots on top outside edge, o/wise near fine. 22 x 15
Historical novel on: The Naval African Expedition of 1915-1916. 2 Royal Navy motor-boats "Mimi" and "Toutou" epic journey through Africa, from Capetown to the Belgian fort of "Lukuga" by train, non-existent roads and rivers, to attack 3 German gunboats on Lake Tanganyka. Title "Utmost Fish": the command term used to launch all torpedoes simultaneously at the target.
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$40

55235
WRIGHT, Nicolas, DONALDSON, Graham (editors)
DAILY MAIL PICTORIAL HISTORY OF OUR TIMES 1945. No. 1: Peace, Perfect Peace?

London. 1975. Phoebus Publishing. 1st Ed. 64 PP with b/w or colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 30 x 22.3.
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65741
WWII
THE WAR IN PICTURES - First Year

Melbourne. c. 1946. The Sun News-Pictorial. Australian edition of the Great Britain original published by Odhams Press, Ltd. 3 - 320 PP with b/w illustrations (maps and photos). Eps: Aircraft carrier and Cruisers of the Royal Navy. Cloth cover, decoration in blind on front cover, gilt title on spine. Lacks the FFEP, title-page and its verso, o/wise very good. 25.5 x 18.5.
How the War began. Then: Britain is at war with Germany, 11 A.M., 3rd September 1939 to August 1940.
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65738
WWII
THE WAR IN PICTURES - Fourth Year

Melbourne. c. 1946. The Sun News-Pictorial. Australian edition of the Great Britain original published by Odhams Press, Ltd. 256 PP with b/w illustrations (maps and photos). Eps: British Bombers. Cloth cover, decoration in blind on front cover, gilt title on spine. Very good. 25.5 x 18.5.
The turning of the tide. May-June 1942 to August 1943.
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67991
WWII
THE WAR IN PICTURES (in 6 Volumes)

Melbourne. c. 1946. The Sun News-Pictorial. Australian edition of the UK original published by Odhams Press, Ltd. First Year: 320 PP. Second Year: 320 PP. Third Year: 256 PP. Fourth Year: 256 PP. Fift Year: 256 PP. Sixth Year: 256 PP. A total of 1664 PP with b/w illustrations (maps and photos). Each volume with endpapers (2 of them in colour). Cloth cover, decoration in blind on front cover, gilt title on spine. Very good. Name of previous owner at top of each title page. A near fine set. 25.5 x 18.5.
1st: How the War began. 2nd: Britain at Bay. 3rd: The Russian Glory. 4th: The turning of the tide. 5th: The Year of Liberation. 6th: Year of Victory: September 1944 to 2 September 1945.
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$100

65740
WWII
THE WAR IN PICTURES - Second Year

Melbourne. c. 1946. The Sun News-Pictorial. Australian edition of the Great Britain original published by Odhams Press, Ltd. 320 PP with b/w illustrations (maps and photos). Eps: St Paul's Cathedral, 29th December 1940. Cloth cover, decoration in blind on front cover, gilt title on spine. Very good. 25.5 x 18.5.
Britain at Bay. August 1940 to September 1941.
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65736
WWII
THE WAR IN PICTURES - Sixth Year

Melbourne. c. 1946. The Sun News-Pictorial. Australian edition of the Great Britain original published by Odhams Press, Ltd. 255 PP with b/w illustrations (maps and photos). Eps: Crowd gathered in front of Buckingham Palace on 8th of May 1945, VE-Day. Cloth cover, decoration in blind on front cover, gilt title on spine. Very good. 25.5 x 18.5.
Year of Victory: September 1944 to 2 September 1945.
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$15

65739
WWII
THE WAR IN PICTURES - Third Year

Melbourne. c. 1946. The Sun News-Pictorial. Australian edition of the Great Britain original published by Odhams Press, Ltd. 256 PP with b/w illustrations (maps and photos). Eps: Halifax Bombers. Cloth cover, decoration in blind on front cover, gilt title on spine. Very good. 25.5 x 18.5.
The Russian Glory. April-May 1941 to September 1942.
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42002
YOUNG, Brigadier Peter
D-DAY

London. 1988. Bison Books. Reprint of the 1981 original. 64 PP with 1 map, 3 drawings of tanks, 90 b/w and 10 colour photos. Short note on verso of front endpaper, o/wise near fine. 28.6 x 22.3. 0861240340
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$5

44220
YOUNG, Commander R. Travers
THE HOUSE THAT JACK BUILT - The Story of H.M.S. EXCELLENT

Aldershot. 1955. Gale & Polden. 1st Ed., with a foreword by Admiral of the Fleet Lord Chatfield. XII, 183 PP, plus 12 pages with 32 b/w photos. Fp: Crest of H. M. S. Excellent. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price -clipped). Short annotation on inside front cover, light foxing spots on outside edges, dust jacket a little rubbed, o/wise a near fine copy. 19 x 13.
Naval establishment, gunnery school of the Royal Navy on Whale Island.
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$15

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

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

68216
YOUNG, John
A DICTIONARY OF SHIPS OF THE ROYAL NAVY of the Second World War

Cambridge. 1975. Patrick Stephens. 1st Ed. 192 PP with 27 b/w photos. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Pages 177 to 192 misbound. Sellotape marks on covers. Stamp of "The Tasmanian Maritime and Folk Museum" on title page. Very good. 22 x 14. 0850591856
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$15