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GERMAN NAVAL HISTORY: THE U-BOAT WAR IN THE ATLANTIC 1939 - 1945
Written by Lt. Commander Andrew J. Withers; et al.
Stock no. 1819537
Published by HMSO. 1992. Slightly better than very good condition.

Large format. Facsimile Edition with introduction by Withers. ISBN: 0117726036. Bumping to top corners. Tiny imperfection to rear pastedown vertical edge. Top corners of contents lightly creased due to bump to top rear corner. Contained in a very good slip-case with bumping to top of spine. Also included in slipcase is a folder with five sheets incorporating 32 diagrams from the original volumes.

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THE SAIL & STEAM NAVY LIST: ALL THE SHIPS OF THE ROYAL NAVY 1815-1889
Written by David Lyon; Rif Winfield.
Stock no. 1819512
Published by Chatham Publishing. 1st 2004. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A comprehensive listing of all Royal Navy ships - built, purchased or captured - in the period of transition from sail to steam propulsion. Large format. Blue boards, silver title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 1861760329. Lower board corners lightly shelf rubbed. Previous owner's small ownership label to free front endpaper. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly faded to spine.

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HMS VICTORY: HER CONSTRUCTION, CAREER AND RESTORATION
Written by Alan McGowan. Illustrated by John McKay.
Stock no. 1819507
Published by Chatham Publishing. 1st 1999. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

HMS Victory was the flagship of Nelson at the battle of Trafalgar in 1805 and today lies at Portsmouth, still a commissioned vessel, where she is visited by thousands each year who marvel at her strength and beauty and her wonderful state of preservation after more than 200 years of life. Large format. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations and diagrams, a few colour illustrations. ISBN: 1861761112. Previous owner's small ownership label to front endpaper. Black pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.

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THE LAST OF THE WINDJAMMERS (2 VOLUMES)
Written by Basil Lubbock.
Stock no. 1819506
Published by Brown, Son & Ferguson Ltd.. 1927. Almost very good condition.

Blue cloth. B/w photos and folding diagrams. Vol I has 518 pages, Vol II has 448 pages. Volume I is a second impression of the first edition, volume II is Second Edition 1935. Boards marked. Corners rubbed and worn. Scattered foxing present mainly to endpapers and text block, volume II has foxing throughout. Volume II has a rubber ink stamp impression to half-title page, Front joint cracked else binding tight.

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LINERS IN ART
Written by Kenneth Vard.
Stock no. 1819505
Published by Halsgrove. 1st thus 2001. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Revised edition. A maritime art book devoted exclusively to paintings of great ocean liners of the 20th century. Large format. Green boards, gilt title to spine and gilt vignette to front. ISBN: 1841141186. Previous owner's small ownership label to front endpaper. Green pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.

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NELSON'S SHIPS: A HISTORY OF THE VESSELS IN WHICH HE SERVED 1771 - 1805
Written by Peter Goodwin.
Stock no. 1819503
Published by Conway Maritime Press. 1st 2002. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The definitive journey through the ships of Nelson's Navy by the Keeper and Curator of HMS Victory. Large format. Burgundy boards, gilt title to spine. B/w diagrams. ISBN: 0851777422. Previous owner's small ownership label to front pastedown. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.

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THE BLACK BATTLEFLEET
Written by G.A. Ballard.
Stock no. 1819502
Published by Naval Institute Press. 1st thus 1980. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Foreword by Admiral of the Fleet the Earl Mountbatten of Burma. The text of this book originally appeared in The Mariner's Mirror, the journal of the Society for Cautical Research. Large format. B/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 0870219243. Previous owner's small name label to front pastedown. Text block lightly browned. Pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine and a little scuffed.

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THE TRAFALGAR COMPANION
Written by Mark Adkin. Illustrated by Clive Farmer.
Stock no. 1819496
Published by Aurum Press. 1st 2005. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A guide to history's most famous sea battle and the life of Admiral Lord Nelson. Large format. Colour illustrations. 560 pages. ISBN: 1845130189. Small previous owner's white name label to front pastedown. Pictorial dustwrapper is slightly creased at top edge and possibly slightly faded to spine.

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CELEBRATION OF SAIL: THE MARINE ART OF ROY CROSS
Written by Roy Cross. Illustrated by Roy Cross.
Stock no. 1819494
Published by The Crowood Press. 1st 2004. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A volume of work celebrating the peak of the development of the naval and merchant sailing vessel, from the late eighteenth to the late nineteenth centuries. Large oblong format. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 1861267150. Pictorial dustwrapper lightly scuffed.

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THE SEVEN YEARS WAR
Written by Julian S. Corbett.
Stock no. 2133167
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2001. Nearly fine condition.

A Study in British Combined Strategy. Introduction by Jeremy Black. Blue pictorial cloth boards with black title label to spine with gilt title. Blue endpapers depict map of North-Western Europe. Colour & b/w illustrations. Top edge blue. Corners and base of spine just very slightly rubbed else a fine copy in dark blue slipcase.

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THE LAST GRAIN RACE
Written by Eric Newby.
Stock no. 1318853
Published by Folio Society. 2001. Very good condition.

Pale yellow pictorial boards. Gilt title to spine. B/w photos. This edition includes and introduction by the author extracted from his book Learning The Ropes. Spine is slightly bumped and rubbed at base. Nasty bump to top of spine which also affects the top of the slipcase.

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THE CHINA CLIPPERS
Written by Basil Lubbock.
Stock no. 1819394
Published by Brown, Son & Ferguson Ltd.. 1981. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Second Edition. Blue cloth, gilt titles. B/w photos. The history of the celebrated clipper ships in the Chinese opium and tea trades. ISBN: 0851741096. Previous owner's small name label to front endpaper. Small foxspots to text block. Some scattered foxing internally. White pictorial dustwrapper is grubby and marked.

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