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A wealth of little-known and hard to find facts on German Military Uniforms and Insignia from 1933-1945. Hundreds of line drawings and photos. White and red cloth boards. Top & tail of spine has shelf wear. Horizontal board edges lightly browned. Text block browned. Dustwrapper is browned and scuffed, covered with clear plastic laminate. Musty odour present.
Compiled from official records, personal reminiscences and biographies. Brown cloth. B/w photographs and diagrams. ISBN: 0356034712. Browning to outer page edges. A few marks to endpaper. Wrapper is worn at edges, with a few small nicks.
A profusely illustrated record of the fast small coastal craft used by the Royal Navy in World War 2; complete with data, class lists, scale drawings, camouflage drawings, and over 50 photographs. Cardwraps. B/w photos, colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0855240695. Browning and creasing to spine. Some grubby marks to covers. Page edge browning.
Card wraps. A highly detailed monograph for warship enthusiasts, covering in depth the history and ships of one of the most famous classes of Royal Navy and Commonwealth vessels; includes full armament details and over 80 pictures showing all ships in the class, with 5 colour pages. ISBN: 0855240474. A few spots and some browning/grubby marks to covers. Page edge browning.
TRAFALGAR: AN EYEWITNESS HISTORY
Written by Tom Pocock. Illustrated by Reginarld Piggott; J.M.W. Turner.
Stock no. 1821311
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2005. Slightly better than very good condition.
Colour pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. Edited by Pocock. Light bump to top of spine. Faint finger marks to prelims. Contained in publisher's slipcase which has a bump to one corner and a few minor scuffs.
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.
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.
JACK AUBREY COMMANDS: AN HISTORICAL COMPANION TO THE NAVAL WORLD
Written by Brian Lavery.
Stock no. 1821235
Published by Conway Maritime Press. 1st 2003. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
The Naval fiction of Patrick O'Brian and C.S. Forester is related to the real world of the Royal Navy. Red cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 1851779468. Front hinge between endpaper and half-title page pulled. Contents fine. Small patch of laminate loss to rear panel of dustwrapper and light discolouration.
RANK AND RATE: ROYAL NAVAL OFFICERS' INSIGNIA SINCE 1856
Written by E.C. Coleman.
Stock no. 1821170
Published by The Crowood Press. 1st 2009. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
The full range of insignia worn by Royal Navy Officers since the Uniform Regulations of 1856 were introduced. Large, slim format. Black cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour illustrations & b/w photos. ISBN: 9781847971388. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.
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.
Being and account of the battle and of the events which led up to it, white a collection of the poems and ballads written there-upon between 1805 and 1905. Blue cloth, gilt titles. B/w illustrations. Spine bumped with nicks at top and tail. Corners and spine edges rubbed. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Foxing to endpapers and prelims, tissue-guard to frontis is browned with a tear at lower edge.