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The story of the 27 Tribal class destroyers. B/w photos. ISBN: 0711002452. 5 pin holes/small tears to spine, with corresponding holes/nicks to wrapper. Browning to outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut and a bit faded to spine, with a couple of closed tears.
Within this volume is listed every British and Dominion ship in service at the outbreak of war in August 1914, together with those built or ordered up until November 1918. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0711003807. Small tear hole/dent to spine, with corresponding tear to wrapper. Some marks to outer page edges. Wrapper has bottom corner cut off front flap; edge-creased with some browning.
B/w photos. A dramtically personal insight into the SS Great Britain Project and the fight to save this great ship. ISBN: 0297771442. SIGNED by the author (no dedication) to title page. Boards discoloured along top edge. Text block browned. Pictorial dustwrapper is slightly faded to spine and top front panel, top edges worn with lightly chipping. Includes two invitation cards to SS Great Britain Project Royal Banquet 1992.
War at Sea 1756-1815. The Seven Years War; The American Revolution; The Royal Navy and Exploration; The Napoleonic Wars; Britain v. the USA 1812-15. This edition produced for The Book People. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0007629060. Light rubbing mark to front endpaper. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-creased and worn across top, slightly faded to spine and slightly scuffed to rear panel.
THE ILLUSTRATED COMPANION TO NELSON'S NAVY
Written by Nicholas Blake; Richard Lawrence.
Stock no. 1821236
Published by Chatham Publishing. 2000. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
Describing every aspect of the navy and bringing to life the shipboard world of the seaman. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w and blue/white illustrations. Colour illustrated double spread title page. 207 pages includes index. ISBN: 1861760906. Reprint. Price-cut dustwrapper spine is lightly faded.
NELSON AND THE NILE: THE NAVAL WAR AGAINST BONAPARTE 1798
Written by Brian Lavery.
Stock no. 1821234
Published by Chatham Publishing. 1st 1998. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.
The Battle of the Nile in its full strategic context, showing the interplay of military and political factors that sent Nelson's squadron into the Mediterranean in pursuit of the powerful French invasion fleet. Navy blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w & colour illustrations. ISBN: 186176040X.
A History of the Royal Marines and their predecessors and of their services in action, ashore and afloat, and upon sundry other occasions of moment. Facsimile of original which was published in 1924. Large format. Pictorial cardwraps. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 9781783311095. A few lower corner creases to contents and light crease to rear cover of volume II. Else a nice, clean set.
B/w illustrations. Blue pictorial cloth. Spine bumped and browned. Contained in publisher's blue slipcase which is edge worn and starting to split.
BRITISH WARSHIPS IN THE AGE OF SAIL 1714-1792: DESIGN, CONSTRUCTION, CAREERS AND FATES
Written by Rif Winfield.
Stock no. 1320212
Published by Seaforth. 1st 2007. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
A lifetime's study of the sailing warship. Red boards, gilt title to spine. xvi and 384 pages including index. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 9781844157006. SPine and corners bumped, affecting both covers and dustwrapper and also lower corners of preliminary pages. Dustwrapper spine is slightly faded.
THE EVENTFUL HISTORY OF THE MUTINY AND PIRATICAL SEIZURE OF HMS BOUNTY ITS CAUSES AND CONSEQUENCES
Written by John Barrow; Stephen W. Roskill.
Stock no. 2134241
Published by Folio Society. 1976. Very good condition.
Edited and with an Introduction by Captain Stephen W. Roskill. Blue cloth, gilt title to spine. Gilt compass vignette to front. B/w illustrations. Top edge blue. Spine is browned. Foxing to endpapers. A few light smudge marks to title page. Slip case is not quite very good - has large split all way down one of the longest sides; some chipping; a few other smaller splits; a few chips and nicks.
Green cloth with gilt titles to spines. B/w illustrations. Spines are foxed, bumping and wear to corners. Foxing to outer page edges and some page margins. Tissue-guard to one frontis is torn; some chipping/creasing along edges of some pages.
Being passages from the Narrative written by Captain Robert FitzRoy, R.N., together with extracts from his logs, reports and letters; additional material from the diary and letters of Charles Darwin, notes from Midshipman Philip King and letters from Second Lieutenant Bartholomew Sulivan. Selected and edited by David Stanbury. Colour pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. Spine lightly faded. Contained in publisher's slipcase in poor condition, being split across one end and spine.