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FALCONER'S NEW UNIVERSAL DICTIONARY OF THE MARINE
Written by William Falconer; William Burney.
Stock no. 2132926
Published by Chatham Publishing. 1st thus 2006. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
1815 Edition. Large format. Orange/brown boards with gilt title to spine. ISBN: 1861762046. Small chip to base of spine. Contents are fine!
HITLER'S U-BOAT WAR: THE HUNTED 1942-1945
Written by Clay Blair.
Stock no. 2132900
Published by Weidenfeld and Nicolson. 1st 1999. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
The concluding volume in the set, covering 1942 to 1945 when the fortunes of the German navy were completely reversed, and it suffered perhaps the most devastating defeat of any of the German forces. Dark boards with silver title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0297840770. Previous owners small white name label stuck to front pastedown.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Fully revised and extended. Sections 1-11. Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. B/w photos. ISBN: 0851303668.
Section 12: Constellation Production List; Section 13: Registration Index. Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. B/w photos. Pages 419-560. ISBN: 0851303668.
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.
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?).
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.