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FLYING HOOKERS FOR THE MACON
Written by Thom Hook.
Stock no. 1818438
Published by Airsho Publishers. 1st 2001. Very good condition.

The Last Great Rigid Airship Adventure. Large format. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos. xxvi and 162 pages. ISBN: 0960150641. Covers rubbed and creased. Text block grubby. Creasing to contents, mainly fingering to margins.
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THE LINCOLN GUNBOATS
Written by J.K. Murphy.
Stock no. 1818409
Published by Schoolhouse Publishing. 1st 1999. Nearly fine condition.

American Civil War. Blue cloth boards, gilt titles and vignette to front. B/w maps and illustrations. ISBN: 0953523500. Minor mark to front board.
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B.R.77 MACHINERY HANDBOOK
No author listed.
Stock no. 1818398
Published by HMSO. 1941. Very good condition.

Blue cloth. Red title to front cover. B/w diagrams. A book issued to stokers and others on board naval ships. A few marks to boards. A few foxspots mainly to endpapers.
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TORPEDOES AND TORPEDO-VESSELS
Written by G.E. Armstrong. Illustrated by Chevalier De Martino.
Stock no. 1818379
Published by George Bell & Sons. 2nd 1901. Good condition.

A Royal Navy Handbook. Second Edition, revised. Giving the reader an elementary knowledge of the most modern development of naval warfare, namely, the science of torpedoes. Blue cloth boards, gilt titles. B/w photos and illustrations. xvi and 306 pages including index. Spine heavily mottled and mottling also to sides. '10/6' written in blue ink to front pastedown. Front joint starting to crack. Spine cocked. One or two hinges pulled. Endpapers browned.
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THE GERMAN SUBMARINE WAR 1914-1918
Written by R.H. Gibson; Maurice Prendergast.
Stock no. 1818374
Published by Constable & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1931. Almost very good condition.

Dark blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and charts & graphs (some folding). xix and 438 pages including index. Boards stained. Spine worn. Text block browned with black mark to lower text block. Front hinge opposite title page cracked. A few grubby marks to contents. Marks to rear endpapers.
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TIN-POTS AND PIRATE SHIPS: CANADIAN NAVAL FORCES AND GERMAN SEA RAIDERS 1880-1918
Written by Michael L. Hadley; Roger Sarty.
Stock no. 1818370
Published by McGill-Queen's University Press. 1st 1991. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The authors shed new light on Canadian and German history - and on Canada's naval defences in particular - by exploring the naval operations and politics of both nations between 1880 and 1918. Red cloth boards, silver title to spine. A few b/w photos. xvi and 391 pages including index. ISBN: 0773507787. Boards lightly bowed. A few minor foxspots mainly to prelims and text block. Grey pictorial dustwrapper is slightly faded to spine.
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THE RIDDLE OF JUTLAND: AN AUTHENTIC HISTORY
Written by Langhorne Gibson; J.E.T. Harper.
Stock no. 1818298
Published by Cassell & Company Limited. 1st 1934. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A detailed, graphic story of the greatest naval battle since Trafalgar, compiled with the help of the official documents of both Germany and England. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Fourteen diagrams to rear pocket. Browning to text block and endpapers. All diagrams present in rear pocket. Blue dustwrapper is browned especially to spine and front vertical edge with a few small marks.
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SWEPT CHANNELS
Written by Taffrail; H. Taprell Dorling.
Stock no. 1818297
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1935. Almost very good condition.

Navy blue cloth. White titles. B/w photos. 388 pages. Being An Account of the Work of the Minesweepers in the Great War. SINGED by the author with dedication to free front endpaper. Spine browned - title and publisher to spine faded. Top & tail of spine worn with nicks to cloth. Rubbing to corners and front board. Rear board unevenly faded. Foxing throughout, heavy in places.
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THIS GREAT HARBOUR SCAPA FLOW
Written by W.S. Hewison.
Stock no. 1818296
Published by The Orkney Press. 2nd 1990. Nearly fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Aspects of Orkney 3. Second edition. B/w photos. 326 pages + index. ISBN: 0907618243. Lower edge of front board has a couple of imperfections in cloth. Text block slightly grubby.
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FIND AND DESTROY: ANTISUBMARINE WARFARE IN WORLD WAR I
Written by Dwight R. Messimer.
Stock no. 1818295
Published by Naval Institute Press. 2001. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Examining the weapons, tactics, and organization of all the belligerents during the war, viewing them within the context of political, economic, and military circumstances. Burgundy boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 1557504474. Second printing. Ppictorial dustwrapper is a little grubby.
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THE ZEEBRUGGE RAID
Written by Philip Warner.
Stock no. 1818294
Published by William Kimber. 1st 1978. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0718300564. Blacked out inscription to front pastedown (neat). Minor foxspots to front endpaper. Pictorial dustwrapper is crinkled and repaired to rear with clear tape.
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SURRENDERED: SOME NAVAL WAR SECRETS
Written by A.S. Griffiths.
Stock no. 1818293
1st 1925. Very good condition.

Recollections of the 10th Cruiser Squadron. Navy blue cloth boards, gilt titles, flag to front. B/w plates. 246 pages. A few small marks to boards. Endpapers browned and pale foxing to prelims.
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