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TWENTY-FIVE CENTURIES OF SEA WARFARE
Written by Jacques Mordal. Illustrated by Michael Fontaine.
Stock no. 823009
Published by Abbey Library. 1973. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Turquoise cloth. Drawings, maps & b/w photographs. Translated by Len Ortzen and first published in France c. 1959. ISBN: 0719602289. Covers lightly rubbed at edges and slightlyl browned in appearance. Text block a little grubby else contents clean. Pictorial wrapper is edge-worn and slightly faded to spine.

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ALAN CARR IN THE NEAR EAST
Written by Percy F. Westerman. Illustrated by E. Boye Uden.
Stock no. 808204
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1st 1942. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The story of a Cadet's life and adventures aboard the S.S. Golden Venture during the World War. Red cloth, black titles. 4 b/w plates. 256 pages. Top corners bumped. All plates present. Pictorial wrapper is edge-rubbed & worn with slight loss at corners and a little grubby to rear panel.

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NAVAL ACTIONS OF THE WAR OF 1812
Written by James Barnes.
Stock no. 807554
Published by Cornmarket. 1st 1969. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A facsimile of the 1896 edition. B/w illustrations. American naval actions. ISBN: 0719120195.

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PICTURESQUE CUBA AND OUR NAVY
No author listed.
Stock no. 627645
Published by Belford, Middlebrook & Co.. 1898. Slightly better than good condition.

Large format. Beige pictorial cloth. B/w photos of Cuba and US Navy vessels. Contents very good. Spine browned. Covers soiled.

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THE CROSS OF SACRIFICE VOLUME IV
Written by S.D. Jarvis; D.B. Jarvis.
Stock no. 599047
Published by Roberts. 1st 1996. As new condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Non-commissioned officers, men and women of the United Kingdom, Commonwealth and Empire who died in the service of the Royal Navy, Royal Marines, Royal Naval Air Service, Royal Flying Corp and the Royal Air Force 1914-1921. Including the Commonwealth Navies and Air Forces. Large format. ISBN: 1873058411.

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NAVIES OF THE WEST
Written by Bernard Ireland.
Stock no. 590975
Published by Ian Allan. 1st 1984. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

B/w photos. ISBN: 071101339X. Wrapper has a small edge-nick.

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FAMOUS SEA-FIGHTERS
Written by Charles Lee Lewis.
Stock no. 656599
Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1930. Almost very good condition.

B/w illustrations. Spine faded.

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ENCYCLOPAEDIA OF MILITARY MODELS
Written by Claude Boileau; Huynh-Dinh Khuong; Thomas A. Young.
Stock no. 574201
Published by Airlife. 1st 1988. Slightly better than very good condition.

Aircraft, missiles, science-fiction, vehicles, artillery, figures and warships. Colour photos. A study of 1/72 models in the world. Glazed pictorial boards. ISBN: 1853100196. Book: name in ink to front endpaper. Some highlighting to contents.

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TRANSACTIONS OF THE INSTITUTION OF NAVAL ARCHITECTS VOLUME LXIX
Written by R.W. Dana.
Stock no. 900443
Published by Institution Of Naval Architects. 1927. Very good condition.

Large format, blue cloth. Folding b/w plans. Some Investigations into the Cause of Erosion of the Tubes of Surface Condensers; A Characteristic Energy Diagram for an Oil Engine and the Marine Oil Engine Trials; Notes on the Design of Coasters; The Future of Sailing Vessels Fitted with Auxiliary Motors; Design and Construction of High-Speed Motor Boats; Propulsion of Ships under Different Weather Conditions; Notes on the Effect of Wind on Power and Speed; Ship Resistance Similarity; Ship Wave Resistance - A Comparison of Mathematical Theory With Experimental Results - Part II; Ships from Pepys's Manuscripts; The Propulsive Efficiency of Rowing; Pulverised Fuel for Marine Purposes; The Analysis of Screw Propeller Efficiency with Particular Reference to Froude's Method; Average Sea Speeds of Ships under Winter Weather Conditions; Deformations and Stress Distribution in Rigid Airships. Spine faded.

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TRANSACTIONS OF THE INSTITUTION OF NAVAL ARCHITECTS VOLUME LXX
Written by R.W. Dana.
Stock no. 900444
Published by Institution Of Naval Architects. 1928. Very good condition.

Large format, blue cloth. Folding b/w plans. The Present Position of the Question of Fuel for Ships; Bending and Loading of Ships; A Note on Experimental Diesel Engines; The Design and Propulsion of Fast Double-ended Screw Vessels; Further Notes on the Relative Strength of Fine and Full Cargo Vessels; An Experimental Comparison of the Performance of Model Propellers working in Air and in Water; Stresses in the Hulls of Stranded Vessels; The Effective I of H.M.S. Wolf; Some Modern Developments in Rigid Airship Construction; Experiments on the Propulsion of a Single-Screw Ship Model; The Vortex Theory of Propellers and its Application to the Wake Conditions existing behind a Ship; Cavitation; Statistical Analysis of Voyage Abstracts. Covers faded.

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SEAMANSHIP QUESTIONS FOR JUNIOR OFFICERS
Written by T.W. Marsh.
Stock no. 570995
Published by Gieves Limited. Very good condition.

Green cloth. vii+115 pages. Spine Faded.

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