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ALLIED ESCORT SHIPS OF WORLD WAR II: A COMPLETE SURVEY
Written by Peter Elliott.
Stock no. 1822425
Published by Macdonald and Jane's. 1st 1977. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A complete survey. An indepth study of all the allied escort ship classes built in 1939-1945. 575 pages. B/w photos. ISBN: 0356084019. Text block browned. Vertical crease to front endpaper. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper has a few minor marks.

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FIGHT FOR THE FJORDS: THE BATTLE FOR NORWAY 1940
No author listed.
Stock no. 1822368
Published by University Of Plymouth Press. 1st 2012. Slightly better than very good condition.

Britannia Naval Histories of World War II. Two original battle summaries, one written by the Royal Navy and the other by the German naval historian, ex-Vice Admiral Kurt Assman. Pictorial cardwraps. ISBN: 9781841023069. A nice, clean copy.

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THE SHIPS OF TRAFALGAR: THE BRITISH, FRENCH AND SPANISH FLEETS OCTOBER 1805
Written by Peter Goodwin.
Stock no. 1822253
Published by Conway Maritime Press. 1st 2005. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The definitive guide to the British, French and Spanish ships at Trafalgar, 21 October 1805. Examining in detail each of the 73 ships which were present at the Battle of Trafalgar. Large format. Brown boards, gilt title to spine. Colour illustrations, b/w line drawings. 256 pages including index. ISBN: 1844860159. Top & tail of spine lightly rubbed. Contents fine. Pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine.

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STEAM, STEEL & SHELLFIRE: THE STEAM WARSHIP 1815-1905
Written by Robert Gardiner; Andrew Lambert; et al.
Stock no. 1822252
Published by Conway Maritime Press. 1st 1992. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Conway's history of the Ship Series. Large format. B/w photos. 192 pages. ISBN: 0851775640. Base of spine bumped from shelf wear. Contents fine. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-worn.

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MALTA CONVOYS 1940-1943
Written by Richard Woodman.
Stock no. 1822233
Published by John Murray (publishers) Ltd.. 1st thus 2003. Nearly fine condition.

From the day Mussolini's Italy declared war on Britain in June 1940, the island of Malta was under siege. Its strategic importance was obvious to both sides, standing as it did in the central Mediterranean, athwart the supply route between Italy and the Axis armies in North Africa. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 0719564085. Covers lightly scuffed.

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THE NAVAL HISTORY OF GREAT BRITAIN: A NEW EDITION (6 VOLUMES)
Written by W.M. James; Frederick Chamier.
Stock no. 1822219
Published by Cambridge University Press. 1st thus 2010. Slightly better than very good condition.

With additions and notes, and an account of the Burmese War and the Battle of Navarino. The French Revolutionary and Napoleonic wars. Reproduction of the original 1820's edition. Digitally printed version. Pictorial cardwraps. ISBN: 9781108021654. Small brown stain to lower edge of volume I affecting margins of first few pages only. Otherwise text blocks slightly grubby, contents clean.

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GRAF SPEE
Written by Michael Powell.
Stock no. 2135261
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1956. Slightly better than very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Colour frontis. An adventure story based on the search for the Graf Spee. Bumping along cover edges, with browning. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut, creased and torn with some loss and tape repairs.

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ENSIGN 4 QUEEN ELIZABETH CLASS BATTLESHIPS
Written by Alan Raven. Illustrated by John Roberts.
Stock no. 2135192
Published by Bivouac Books. 1975. Very good condition.

Large format. Card wraps. B/w photos. Diagrams. Fold-out pages to middle of book. ISBN: 0856800058. Some light scuffing to covers. Presentation plate to inside front cover. Light page edge browning.

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THE ROYAL NAVY AND THE SLAVE TRADE
Written by Raymond Howell.
Stock no. 1822098
Published by Croom Helm. 1st 1987. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A detailed study of the role of the navy in combatting slavery, a fascinating excursion not only into naval history but into the whole question of the slave trade and opposition to it, as well as the mechanics of the trade itself. Black cloth boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 0709947704.

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PROFILE WARSHIP 30: IJN YAMATO AND MUSASHI/BATTLESHIPS
Written by Masataka Chihaya.
Stock no. 2134915
Published by Profile Publications. 1973. Very good condition.

Pictorial cardwraps. Staple binding. B/w photos. Colour centre-spread. ISBN: 0853830614. Old price label to front cover. Some marks and browning.

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PROFILE WARSHIP SPECIAL 29: HMS BELFACT EDINBURGH CLASS CRUISER 1939-1971
Written by John Wingate.
Stock no. 2134914
Published by Profile Publications. 1972. Very good condition.

Pictorial cardwraps. Staple binding. B/w photos. Colour centre-spread. Old price sticker to front cover. A bit of browning.

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PROFILE WARSHIP 28: USS INDIANAPOLIS (CA 35) HEAVY CRUISER 1932-1945
Written by William H. Cracknell.
Stock no. 2134913
Published by Profile Publications. 1973. Very good condition.

Pictorial cardwraps. Staple binding. B/w photos. Colour centre-spread. Some browning and a few marks. Old price label to front cover.

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