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MARINE AIRCRAFT OF THE 1914-1918 WAR
Written by Heinz J. Nowarra; Bruce Robertson; Peter G. Cooksley.
Stock no. 1326653
Published by Harleyford Publications Limited. 1st 1966. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Red cloth. Colour frontis. B/w photos. Fold-out line drawings of aircraft. Spine bumped. The wrapper has been covered and stuck down onto the books pastedowns using fablon, it is very slightly grubby.

Price: £50.00 £42.50.

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A HISTORY OF BRITISH PADDLE STEAMERS
Written by Anrew Gladwell.
Stock no. 1326524
Published by Ian Allan Publishing. 1st 2014. Slightly better than very good condition.

A detailed history of one of Britain's most memorable maritime attractions. Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour and b/w photos. 160 pages. ISBN: 9780711037427. Corners bumped. Contents fine.

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EDWARDIAN WORTHING
Written by Rob Blann.
Stock no. 1326522
Published by Rob Blann. 1st 1991. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Eventful era in a lifeboat town. Large format. Green boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. 194 pages. ISBN: 0951627716. SIGNED by the author to front free-endpaper. Spine and corners bumped, some small dents to cover edges. Dustwrapper is slightly edge creased.

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HEARTS OF STEEL
Written by Paul Wright. Illustrated by Paul Wright.
Stock no. 1326515
Published by Halstar. 1st 2009. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The Warship Paintings of Paul Wright. Oblong format. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 9781906690052. Minimal bumping to spine. Contents fine. Dustwrapper is slightly edge worn.

Price: £14.00 £11.90.

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WARSHIP 2007
Written by Anthony Preston; John Jordan; Stephen Dent.
Stock no. 1827151
Published by Conway. 1st 2007. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

'Warship' is devoted to the design, development and service history of the world's combat ships. The contributors are respected authorities, and so detailed and accurate information is the keynote of all the articles - fully supported by plans, tables and photographs. This is Volume XXIX. Yellow boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 9781844860418. Minor mark to lower corner of front pastedown and vertical edge of text block. Else a nice, clean copy. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.

Price: £45.00 £38.25.

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THE CHINESE STEAM NAVY 1862-1945
Written by Richard N.J. Wright.
Stock no. 1827150
Published by Chatham Publishing. 1st 2000. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The extraordinary story of the transformation of a navy from one of armed junks to one exploiting the latest steam and steel technology. Grey boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 1861761449. A lovely copy. Pictorial dustswrapper is lightly rubbed at corners and has a few minor marks.

Price: £30.00 £25.50.

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COASTAL PASSENGER LINERS OF THE BRITISH ISLES
Written by Nick Robins.
Stock no. 1326506
Published by Seaforth Publishing. 1st 2011. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Focusing on the social need for coastal passenger services, the men and women who provided the services and the passengers who used them. A book to delight both the ship enthusiast and all those who enjoy maritime and social history of the British Isles. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. 145 pages. B/w photos. ISBN: 9781848321120. Spine and corners slightly bumped. Dustwrapper is slightly edge creased.

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WARSHIP 1995
Written by John Roberts.
Stock no. 1827126
Published by Conway Maritime Press. 1st 1995. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

An annual publication devoted to the design, development and service history of the world's combat ships. This is volume XIX. Edited by John Roberts. Includes: The Union Navy During the Civil War, 1861-65; The Kaiser Franz Joseph I Class Torpedo Rams fo the Austro-Hungarian Navy; The Mast and Funnel Question; On the Brink of Armageddon; and much more. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 085177654X. Board corners lightly bumped. A few minor marks to top edge of text block. Contents clean. Blue pictorial dustwrapper is lightly browned.

Price: £35.00 £29.75.

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THE BATTLESHIP DREADNOUGHT (ANATOMY OF THE SHIP)
Written by John Roberts.
Stock no. 1827109
Published by Conway Maritime Press. 1st 1992. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Large oblong format. Anatomy of the Ship Series. A full and detailed description of every aspect of the ship, which also analyses the genesis of the design and its contemporary significance. A complete anatomy of the ship in words, b/w photographs and drawings. ISBN: 0851776000. Light shelf-wear to base of spine. Minor knock to lower front corner. Some imprinting of frontis to title page (minor). Grey pictorial dustwrapper is lightly marked and lightly scuffed.

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WARSHIP 1992
Written by Robert Gardiner.
Stock no. 1827107
Published by Conway Maritime Press. 1st 1992. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

An annual publication devoted to the design, development and service history of the world's combat ships. This is volume XVI and includes: The Shipboard Balloon; The Battleship USS Maine; Japan's Proto-Battlecruisers: The Tsukuba & Kurama Classes; After the Dreadnought; and much more. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and diagrams. ISBN: 0851776035. Light bumping to top of spine and top of dustwrapper spine. Blue dustwrapper has a tiny split to lower front flap edge and flap edge is a little marked.

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WARSHIP 2001-2002
Written by Anthony Preston; et al.
Stock no. 1827106
Published by Conway Maritime Press. 1st 2001. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

'Warship' is devoted to the design, development and service history of the world's combat ships. The contributors are respected authorities, and so detailed and accurate information is the keynote of all the articles - fully supported by plans, tables and photographs. This is Volume XXIV edited by Preston and includes: First Class Cruisers Part 2; The Royal Navy and the Role of Seapower in Global Politics, 1856-1871; Spain's Farewell to Greatness: The Battle of Santiago, 3 July 1898; Australian Colonial Navies, 1855-1900; and much more. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0851779018. Light bumping to top of spine. Contents clean. Blue pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.

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RUM WAR AT SEA
Written by Malcolm F. Willoughby.
Stock no. 1826878
Published by Government Printing Office, Washington. 1st 1964. Very good condition.

The period of National Prohibition in America in the 1920s and 1930s. As one of the law enforcement agencies charged with the suppression of the illegal liquor traffice, the United States Coast Guard was deeply involved in what has become known as 'The Rum War'. Red cloth boards, gilt title to spine and vignette to front. B/w photos and chapter headers. A few small knocks to board edges. Boards a little grubby, marked to rear board. Text block browned. Name in ink to top of front endpaper. Else contents clean.

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