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THE ILLUSTRATED COMPANION TO NELSON'S NAVY
Written by Nicholas Blake; Richard Lawrence.
Stock no. 2132816
Published by Chatham Publishing. 1st 1999. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine 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. Ex-libris sticker of Ian H. Stockley on front pastedown. Else a fine copy in pictorial wrapper which has a small nick at top of spine.

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OSTEND AND ZEEBRUGGE
Written by Roger Keyes; Charles Sanford Terry.
Stock no. 2132808
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1919. Very good condition.

The Dispatches of Vice-Admiral Sir Roger Keyes April 23:May 10,1918. An authentic record of what has been described as the finest feat of arms in the naval history of all times and all countries. Blue cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w plates. 224 pages includes index. All plates present. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Small dent to front and rear cover. Newspaper clipping from 1919 referring to the unveiling of a Zeebrugge memorial at Canterbury fixed to front pastedown. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Small envelope with postmark dated May 1918 containing handwritten letter fixed to rear pastedown.

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STEERING TO GLORY
Written by Nicholas Blake.
Stock no. 2132796
Published by Chatham Publishing. 1st 2005. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A Day in the Life of a Ship of the Line. A behind-the-scenes portrayal of the great capital ships of the era of Nelson. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. 288 pages includes index. ISBN: 1861761775. Ex-libris sticker of Ian H. Stockley on front pastedown. Else a fine copy in pictorial wrapper which is just very slightly rubbed at edges.

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CORONEL AND THE FALKLANDS
Written by Geoffrey Bennett.
Stock no. 2132794
Published by B.T. Batsford Ltd.. 1st 1962. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A perceptive and often controversial analysis of two engagements of the first world war. Blue cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. 192 pages includes index. Top and tail of spine and corners slightly rubbed. Pages lightly browned. Pictorial wrapper rubbed at edges with one small closed tear.

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FIGHTER COUNTRY: THE F-14 TOMCATS OF NAS OCEANA
Written by Dave Parsons; Derek Nelson.
Stock no. 1819159
Published by Motorbooks International. 1st 1992. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

A grand tribute to NAS OCeana, Virginia, and its Tomcats. Includes the history of Oceana and of each of the fleet fighter squadrons stationed there... Blue boards, gilt title to spine. Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 0879384425.

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THE LOCKHEED CONSTELLATION (VOLUME 1)
Written by Peter J. Marson.
Stock no. 1819152
Published by Air-Britain. 1st 2007. Fine condition.

Fully revised and extended. Sections 1-11. Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. B/w photos. ISBN: 0851303668.

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THE LOCKHEED CONSTELLATION (VOLUME 2)
Written by Peter J. Marson.
Stock no. 1819149
Published by Air-Britain. Fine condition.

Section 12: Constellation Production List; Section 13: Registration Index. Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. B/w photos. Pages 419-560. ISBN: 0851303668.

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PRISONER OF THE RISING SUN
Written by Stanley Wort.
Stock no. 2132645
Published by Pen & Sword Military. 1st 2009. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. When the author joined the Royal Navy in 1940, he could never have imagined the nightmare experiences that lay ahead of him. ISBN: 9781848840034. Couple of tiny knocks along edges of covers.

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GREAT SHIPS: THE BATTLEFLEET OF KING CHARLES II
Written by Frank Fox.
Stock no. 1819117
Published by Conway Maritime Press. 1st 1980. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The battle fleet of King Charles II. A study of Restoration warships combining archival and pictorial research. Large format. Colour & b/w illustrations. 208 pages includes index. ISBN: 0851771661. Text block browned. Light browning to dustwrapper. Slight odour present (cigarettes?).

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THE ARMING AND FITTING OF ENGLISH SHIPS OF WAR 1600-1815
Written by Brian Lavery.
Stock no. 1819115
Published by Conway Maritime Press. 1st 1987. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos, illustrations and plans. ISBN: 0851774512. Text block browned. Top edge of pictorial dustwrapper is browned.

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THE SHIP OF THE LINE (2 VOLUMES)
Written by Brian Lavery.
Stock no. 1819114
Published by Conway Maritime Press. 1st 1983. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Volume I: The development of the battlefleet 1650-1850. Volume II: Design, construction and fittings. B/w illustrations. Vol I is first edition 1983, vol II is first edition 1984. Text block browned with foxing to top edge. Pictorial dustwrappers are browned across the top edge and spine. Slight odour present (cigarettes?).

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BRITANNIA'S DRAGON A NAVAL HISTORY OF WALES
Written by J.D. Davies.
Stock no. 2132480
Published by The History Press. 1st 2013. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Green cloth covered boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 9780752470139. Big bump to bottom edge of rear cover. Contents are still excellent!

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