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 Lambert, Andrew,, WARRIOR - Restoring the World's First Ironclad.
Lambert, Andrew,
WARRIOR - Restoring the World's First Ironclad.
Conway Maritime Press, London, 1987, 1st edn., 192pp, numerous half tone photo ills., line drawings and diagrams in text, large format (10 x 8 inches approx.), light blue cloth lettered in gilt at spine, coloured pictorial wraparound dustwrapper, an account of HMS Warrior, the Royal Navy's first sea-going warship completed in 1861 combining for the first time armoured iron construction, steam propeller drive and rifled breech-loading fire-power. After active service for a number of years she was used as a storage hulk and depot ship until in 1979. This account follows the detailed progress of her restoration to her former glory, lightly rubbed at tips, a little bumped at lower corners, dustwrapper: lightly rubbed at tips, very good in a near fine dustwrapper,
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Book number: 40356
GBP 17.00 [Appr.: EURO 20 US$ 21.54 | JP¥ 3241]
Catalogue: Naval History
Keywords: naval history warrior ironclad steam propeller driven breech loading armour restoration

 Langmaid, Kenneth  Captain DSC, RN,, CLEAR FOR ACTION! - The Royal Navy in defence and in attack.
Langmaid, Kenneth Captain DSC, RN,
CLEAR FOR ACTION! - The Royal Navy in defence and in attack.
Jarrolds, London, 1970, 1st edn., xvi, 176pp, 8pp half tone photo ills., dark blue cloth lettered in gilt at spine, coloured wraparound pictorial dustwrapper, an account of the Royal Navy through the ages with particular emphasis on the Roman to Norman invasions, defence 1066 to 1914, and from 1914 to 1941, with accounts of the part played ikn Operation Torch (North Africa 1942), Operation Husky (Sicily 1943), Operations Baytown and Avelanche (Italy, 1943) and Overlord and Neptune (Northern France 1944) and Dragoon (1944 Southern France), upper edge dusty and all edges a little foxed, dustwrapper: foxing to flap folds, flaps vertically creased, very good in a good plus dustwrapper,
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Book number: 45352
GBP 8.00 [Appr.: EURO 9.5 US$ 10.14 | JP¥ 1525]
Catalogue: Naval History
Keywords: war ww1 ww2 navy roman norman operation torch husky baytown avelanche overlord neptune dragoon

 Layman, R. D.,, BEFORE THE AIRCRAFT CARRIER - The Development of Aviation Vessels 1849-1922.
Layman, R. D.,
BEFORE THE AIRCRAFT CARRIER - The Development of Aviation Vessels 1849-1922.
Conway Maritime Press, London, 1989, 1st edn., 128pp, line drawings and numerous half tone photo ills. in text, large format (11 x 8 inches approx.), blue cloth lettered in gilt at spine, coloured pictorial dustwrapper, a study of early shipboard aviation country by country, from kites and balloons to early aircraft experiments and rapid development during WW1, a little rubbed and lightly bumped at extrems., a few faint marks to half title, dustwrapper: lightly rubbed at extrems., small repaired chip tail of spine, a few faint fox marks, very good in a very good dustwrapper,
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Book number: 38483
GBP 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 17.75 US$ 19.01 | JP¥ 2859]
Catalogue: Naval History
Keywords: maritime naval history aviation aircraft

 Lewis, Michael,, THE HISTORY OF THE BRITISH NAVY.
Lewis, Michael,
THE HISTORY OF THE BRITISH NAVY.
Penguin, Harmondsworth, 1957, 1st edn., paperback, 288pp, a Pelican original, #A.400, Pelican blue and white livery, a history of Britain's navy from pre-Tudor times until 1945 slight roll to spine, a little rubbed and creased at extrems., edges tanned, ink name half title, impressed marks to prelims., good,
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Book number: 45207
GBP 5.50 [Appr.: EURO 6.5 US$ 6.97 | JP¥ 1048]
Catalogue: Naval History
Keywords: navy history britain

 Lloyd, Christopher,, THE BRITISH SEAMAN - 1200-1860 A Social Survey.
Lloyd, Christopher,
THE BRITISH SEAMAN - 1200-1860 A Social Survey.
Paladin, London, 1970, 1st in imprint, paperback, 287pp, 16pp half tone ills., [i] ads., coloured pictorial upper wrapper, an account of the Brirtish seaman between the Middle Ages and the coming of steam, how he was recruited, paid, fed and punished, and the life he enjoyed below decks, a little rubbed at extrems., light vertical creasing to spine, edges tanned and marked, light stain fore-edge lower wrapper, good,
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Book number: 40371
GBP 6.00 [Appr.: EURO 7.25 US$ 7.6 | JP¥ 1144]
Catalogue: Naval History
Keywords: naval history british seaman maritime press war maritime sail navy

 Pope, Dudley,, LIFE IN NELSON'S NAVY.
Pope, Dudley,
LIFE IN NELSON'S NAVY.
George Allen and Unwin, London, 1981, 1st edn., xiv, 279pp inc. 15pp bibliog. and index, numerous in text line ills., royal blue cloth lettered in silver at spine, decorative head and tail bands, pictorial dustwrapper, a little bumped at tail of spine and top cnrs. of bds., lightly rubbed at tips, dustwrapper: pc., very good in a very good plus dustwrapper,
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Book number: 25536
GBP 17.30 [Appr.: EURO 20.25 US$ 21.92 | JP¥ 3298]
Catalogue: Naval History
Keywords: british naval navy nelson regency maritime history

 Preston, Antony and Batchelor, John,, THE SUBMARINE SINCE 1919.
Preston, Antony and Batchelor, John,
THE SUBMARINE SINCE 1919.
Phoebus / Purnell, London, ND (copyright 1974), paperback, 64pp, coloured and half tone ills., line drawings and diagrams throughout, oversize (11.5 x 8.5 inches approx.), coloured pictorial montage card wrappers, Special in the Purnell's History of the World Wars series, lightly rubbed at extrems., small fox mark at upper hinge, very good plus,
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Book number: 36944
GBP 5.50 [Appr.: EURO 6.5 US$ 6.97 | JP¥ 1048]
Catalogue: Naval History
Keywords: naval history war ww2 submarines

 Smith, Peter C.,, ROYAL NAVY SHIPS' BADGES.
Smith, Peter C.,
ROYAL NAVY SHIPS' BADGES.
Balfour, St. Ives - Huntingdon, 1974, 1st edn., 96pp, col'd ills. in text, dark blue cloth grain paper covered bds. gilt, large format (9.5 x 7"), includes a history of ships' names and naval heraldry, with historical details and a col'd illustration of the badge of each of HMS Benbow, Cavendish, Glowworm, Hood, Marlborough, Nelson, Renown, Rocket, Sea Lion, Sesame, Stormcloud, Telemachus, Valhalla, Amazon, Amphion, Boreas, Caroline, Castor, Danae, Dauntless, Devonshire, Eclipse, Folkestone, Galatea, Glorious, Gnat, Grenville, Hermes, Lowestoft, Royalist, Sikh, Southampton, Sussex, Thunderer, Tiger, Valiant, Wallace, Warspite, Warwick, Wild Swan, lightly rubbed at tips, dustwrapper: lghtly rubbed at extrems., small area susrface loss upper panel, very good in a good plus dustwrapper,
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Book number: 24401
GBP 11.30 [Appr.: EURO 13.25 US$ 14.32 | JP¥ 2154]
Catalogue: Naval History
Keywords: war ww2 navy hms benbow cavendish glowworm hood marlborough nelson renown rocket sea lion sesame stormcloud telemachus valhalla amazon amphion boreas caroline castor danae dauntless devonshire eclipse folkestone galatea glorious gnat grenville hermes lowe

 Southey, Robert,, LIFE OF NELSON.
Southey, Robert,
LIFE OF NELSON.
Folio Society, London, 1956, 1st thus, 304pp, frontis port. and 11 other half tone plates, number of line drawings in text, maps at eps., blue cloth lettered and decorated in gilt at spine and upper board, decorative headband, acknowledged as the best short biography of the life and career of Nelson, a little bumped and rubbed at tips, cloth lightly marked, spine sl. sunned, edges tanned, small area tippex upper cnr. front free endpaper, no dustwrapper, very good,
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Book number: 19038
GBP 12.30 [Appr.: EURO 14.5 US$ 15.59 | JP¥ 2345]
Catalogue: Naval History
Keywords: war nelson france spain nile vincent copenhagen trafalgar navy maritime hamilton

 Tall, Commander J. J. and Kemp, Paul,, HM SUBMARINES IN CAMERA 1901-1996.
Tall, Commander J. J. and Kemp, Paul,
HM SUBMARINES IN CAMERA 1901-1996.
Sutton Publishing, Thrupp, Stroud, 1996, paperback, x, 245pp, half tone photo frontis, half tone photo ills. throughtou, large format (10 x 7.5 inches approx.), half tone photo pictorial montage upper wrapper, a selection of images from the Royal Navy Submarine Museum illustrating the history and development of the submarine service from Holland 1, laid down in 1901 through to the current Trident class submarines, with sections on the first submersible, accidents and losses and both WW1 and WW2 submarines, lightly rubbed at tips, cnrs. slightly inclined to curl, very good,
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Book number: 40342
GBP 9.00 [Appr.: EURO 10.75 US$ 11.4 | JP¥ 1716]
Catalogue: Naval History
Keywords: naval history navy maritime submarines war ww1 ww2

 Thornton, J. M.,, WARSHIPS 1860-1970 - A Collection of Naval Lore.
Thornton, J. M.,
WARSHIPS 1860-1970 - A Collection of Naval Lore.
David and Charles, Newton Abbot, 1973, 1st edn. UK, 96pp, numerous line drawings, red cloth lettered in gilt at spine, coloured pictorial dustwrapper, book edition of a collection first published in the Royal Canadian Navy's magazine 'Crowsnest', a series of informal line drawings highlighting the devlopment of the warship from the end of the age of sail to the present day (1970's), bump at top edge upper board, lightly rubbed at tips, edges tanned, dustwrapper: price clipped, lightly rubbed at extrems., tiny chip tail of spine, very good in a very good dustwrapper,
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Book number: 22537
GBP 8.90 [Appr.: EURO 10.5 US$ 11.28 | JP¥ 1697]
Catalogue: Naval History
Keywords: www1 ww2 navy naval history

 Warlow, Lt. Cdr. Ben, RN (compiled by),, BATTLE HONOURS OF THE ROYAL NAVY : Being the officially authorised and complete listing of Battle Honours awarded to Her/His Majesty's Ships and Squadrons of the Fleet Air Arm including Honours awarded to Royal Fleet Auxiliary Ships and merchant vessels.
Warlow, Lt. Cdr. Ben, RN (compiled by),
BATTLE HONOURS OF THE ROYAL NAVY : Being the officially authorised and complete listing of Battle Honours awarded to Her/His Majesty's Ships and Squadrons of the Fleet Air Arm including Honours awarded to Royal Fleet Auxiliary Ships and merchant vessels.
Maritime Books, Liskeard, 2004, 1st edn., 224pp, 16pp half tone photo ills., navy blue cloth lettered in gilt at spine, decorative head and tail bands, coloured decorative dustwrapper, the only published work to include all Royal Navy battle honours awarded since 1588 to the present, including all ships and squadrons, based on the official records held by the Naval Historical Branch of the Ministry of Defence, small area rubbing upper edge lower board, dustwrapper: lightly rubbed at tips, very good in a very good plus dustwrapper,
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Book number: 39013
GBP 21.00 [Appr.: EURO 24.75 US$ 26.61 | JP¥ 4003]
Catalogue: Naval History
Keywords: royal navy war battle honours

 
Warner, Oliver,
A PORTRAIT OF LORD NELSON.
Chatto and Windus, London, 1958, 1st edn., 372pp, frontis and 11 half tone plates, facsimile letters and signatures, battle plans (large folding of Trafalgar), blue cloth gilt, account of Nelson's early in life in Norfolk, his naval career (Midshipman aged twelve to Vice-Admiral aged of 47 at Trafalgar), and his complex personal life, a little rubbed at extrems., gilding dull on spine, edges lightly foxed, no dustwrapper, very good,
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Book number: 19039
GBP 14.70 [Appr.: EURO 17.25 US$ 18.63 | JP¥ 2802]
Catalogue: Naval History
Keywords: war nelson france spain nile vincent copenhagen trafalgar hamilton norfolk navy maritime yarmouth

 Warner, Oliver,, A PORTRAIT OF LORD NELSON.
Warner, Oliver,
A PORTRAIT OF LORD NELSON.
The Reprint Society, London, 1959, xx, 331pp, 4pp half tone ills., battle plans at eps., quarter bound in cream paper at spine with black paper sides, dark blue title panel at spine lettered in gilt, top edge col'd, col'd pictorial dustwrapper (unattrib), a biography of the British seaman with plans of the battles of St. Vincent, The Nile, Copenhagen and Trafalgar, a little bumped at tail of spine, dustwrapper: rubbed with some sl. loss at extrems. repaired to reverse, some foxing, very good in a good plus dustwrapper,
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Book number: 26363
GBP 8.40 [Appr.: EURO 10 US$ 10.64 | JP¥ 1601]
Catalogue: Naval History
Keywords: war nelson france spain nile vincent copenhagen trafalgar hamilton norfolk navy maritime yarmouth

 Warner, Oliver,, TRAFALGAR - British Battles Series.
Warner, Oliver,
TRAFALGAR - British Battles Series.
Pan Books Ltd., London, 1969, paperback, 177pp, 15pp app. and index, 12pp half tone ills, 1 map of fleet movements before Trafalgar, 3 in text line drawings, the Fighting Memorandum and plan of Nelson's approach, an account of the background which led to the battle of Trafalgar, of Napoleon's campaign and anticipated intentions, of Nelson's strategy and his principal commanders, the meeting of the fleets and the battle in which Nelson destroyed Napoleon's power at sea, lightly rubbed at extrems., edges browned, very good,
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Book number: 21720
GBP 6.00 [Appr.: EURO 7.25 US$ 7.6 | JP¥ 1144]
Catalogue: Naval History
Keywords: nelson napoleon sea battles british navy

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