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Translated from the German by Jill Gearing. Red boards, silver title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 071100255X. Text block lightly browned, faint finger marks to free front endpaper. Red pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine and lightly worn to corners.
In Trust For The Nation HMS Belfast, 1939-1971. Title to spine says '1939-1972'. B/w photos. ISBN: 0853830835. Browning to text block and endpapers. Pages mis-cut during printing process, affecting top margins of last few pages (does not affect text). White pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn with a few small chips and is grubby.
A guide to non-fiction, fiction, poetry, films, articles, and music. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 9780786430642.
The Bounty was an eighteenth-century British Naval Transport ship on which the most infamous mutiny in British naval history played out. This book tells that story and author and filmmaker recounts how a harsh captain is cast out to sea but miraculously finds his way back to England. Bounty's second, dramatic life begins when a glorious twentieth-century Hollywood replica of Bounty is build in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia... Cream boards, silver titles. Colour & b/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 9781459505445.
Red, matt pictorial boards. B/w illustrations and photos. 195 pages. Matching red pictorial dustwrapper is browned. Foxing to text block. Musty odour present.
GERMAN NAVAL HISTORY: THE U-BOAT WAR IN THE ATLANTIC 1939 - 1945
Written by Lt. Commander Andrew J. Withers; et al.
Stock no. 1819537
Published by HMSO. 1992. Slightly better than very good condition.
Large format. Facsimile Edition with introduction by Withers. ISBN: 0117726036. Bumping to top corners. Tiny imperfection to rear pastedown vertical edge. Top corners of contents lightly creased due to bump to top rear corner. Contained in a very good slip-case with bumping to top of spine. Also included in slipcase is a folder with five sheets incorporating 32 diagrams from the original volumes.
THE SAIL & STEAM NAVY LIST: ALL THE SHIPS OF THE ROYAL NAVY 1815-1889
Written by David Lyon; Rif Winfield.
Stock no. 1819512
Published by Chatham Publishing. 1st 2004. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
A comprehensive listing of all Royal Navy ships - built, purchased or captured - in the period of transition from sail to steam propulsion. Large format. Blue boards, silver title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 1861760329. Lower board corners lightly shelf rubbed. Previous owner's small ownership label to free front endpaper. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly faded to spine.
Foreword by Admiral of the Fleet the Earl Mountbatten of Burma. The text of this book originally appeared in The Mariner's Mirror, the journal of the Society for Cautical Research. Large format. B/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 0870219243. Previous owner's small name label to front pastedown. Text block lightly browned. Pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine and a little scuffed.
A guide to history's most famous sea battle and the life of Admiral Lord Nelson. Large format. Colour illustrations. 560 pages. ISBN: 1845130189. Small previous owner's white name label to front pastedown. Pictorial dustwrapper is slightly creased at top edge and possibly slightly faded to spine.
US NAVY AND MARINE CORPS FIGHTERS (WORLD WAR 2 FACT FILES)
Written by William Green; Gordon Swanborough.
Stock no. 1819431
Published by Arco Publishing. 1st 1977. Very good condition.
Matt pictorial boards. B/w photos and diagrams. One double-page colour spread. ISBN: 0668041749. Boards lightly browned. Small biro mark to title page.
BIRTH OF THE BATTLESHIP: BRITISH CAPITAL SHIP DESIGN 1870-1881
Written by John Beeler.
Stock no. 1819392
Published by Chatham Publishing. 1st 2001. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.
An insight into the difficulties faced by warship designers in an age of rapid technological change, and sets out the valid strategic and technical reasons that lay behind such seemingly 'reactionary' policies as the fitting of sails in cruising ironclads, and the Navy's retention of muzzle-loading guns well into the 1880s. Large format. Red boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and diagrams. ISBN: 1861761678. Previous owner's name label to front pastedown. Small stain to top of text block. Uneven browning to pictorial dustwrapper.
Chatham Pictorial Histories series. The crucial contribution of seapower to the struggle for American independence forms the theme for this volume. Large format. Turquoise cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations throughout. ISBN: 1861760175. Previous owner's small name label to front pastedown. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly faded to spine.