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THE RUSSIAN FLEET 1914-1917
Written by Rene Greger; Jill Gearing.
Stock no. 1819899
Published by Ian Allan. 1st 1972. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

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.

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HMS BELFAST
Written by John Wingate.
Stock no. 1819896
Published by Profile Publications. 1st 1972. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

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.

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THE MUTINY ON H.M.S. BOUNTY
Written by Donald A. Maxton.
Stock no. 1819658
Published by McFarland & Company, Inc.. 1st 2008. Nearly fine condition.

A guide to non-fiction, fiction, poetry, films, articles, and music. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 9780786430642.

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BOUNTY: THE GREATEST SEA STORY OF THEM ALL
Written by Geoff D'Eon.
Stock no. 1819657
Published by Formac Publishing Company Limited. 1st 2018. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

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.

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GERMAN ARMY, NAVY UNIFORMS AND INSIGNIA 1871-1918
Written by W.H. Tantum; E.J. Hoffschmidt.
Stock no. 1819618
Published by We, Inc. 1st 1968. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Red, matt pictorial boards. B/w illustrations and photos. 195 pages. Matching red pictorial dustwrapper is browned. Foxing to text block. Musty odour present.

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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.

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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.

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THE BLACK BATTLEFLEET
Written by G.A. Ballard.
Stock no. 1819502
Published by Naval Institute Press. 1st thus 1980. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

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.

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THE TRAFALGAR COMPANION
Written by Mark Adkin. Illustrated by Clive Farmer.
Stock no. 1819496
Published by Aurum Press. 1st 2005. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

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.

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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.

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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.

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NAVIES AND THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION 1775-1783
Written by Robert Gardiner.
Stock no. 1819325
Published by Chatham Publishing. 1st 1996. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine 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.

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