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THE ZEEBRUGGE RAID
Written by Philip Warner.
Stock no. 1818294
Published by William Kimber. 1st 1978. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0718300564. Blacked out inscription to front pastedown (neat). Minor foxspots to front endpaper. Pictorial dustwrapper is crinkled and repaired to rear with clear tape.

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SURRENDERED: SOME NAVAL WAR SECRETS
Written by A.S. Griffiths.
Stock no. 1818293
1st 1925. Very good condition.

Recollections of the 10th Cruiser Squadron. Navy blue cloth boards, gilt titles, flag to front. B/w plates. 246 pages. A few small marks to boards. Endpapers browned and pale foxing to prelims.

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THE DOVER PATROL 1915-1917 (2 VOLUMES)
Written by R.H. Bacon.
Stock no. 1818292
Published by Hutchinson & Co.. Almost very good condition.

Navy cloth boards, gilt title to spines. 101 b/w illustrations, 12 charts and 21 plans and diagrams, some folding. A few scuff marks to boards, corners rubbed. Front joint pulled and front endpaper missing in volume I. Neat name in ink to front pastedown. Scattered foxspots to contents.

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FALKLANDS, JUTLAND AND THE BIGHT
Written by Barry Bingham.
Stock no. 1818290
Published by John Murray. 1st 1919. Good condition.

Blue cloth with red titles. B/w plates. Spine browned. Front board creased at top front corner. Boards unevenly faded. Corners lightly worn. Rear board bowed. Two inscriptions in ink to front endpaper. Page 13/14 and 15/16 have lower corner removed affecting margin only.

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WHO KILLED SURCOUF?
Written by George Young.
Stock no. 1818289
Published by George Young. 3rd 1987. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Third Edition. The untold story of the occupation of the Islands of St. Pierre and Miguelon by Free French forces under General de Gaulle at the instigation of Winston Churchill, in defiance of the wishes of Canada and the USA. This was followed by the mysterious loss of the giant French Cruiser/Submarine Surcouf... Blue cardwraps. B/w photos. 103 pages. ISBN: 0920454062. SIGNED by the author with dedication to verso of front endpaper. Matching card dustwrapper slightly faded at spine.

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THE CONCISE STORY OF THE DOVER PATROL
Written by R.H. Bacon.
Stock no. 1818288
Published by Hutchinson & Co.. 1st 1932. Almost very good condition.

Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. 25 b/w illustrations and charts and 12 diagrams. Heavy foxing throughout.

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GRAF SPEE'S RAIDERS: CHALLENGE TO THE ROYAL NAVY, 1914-1915
Written by Keith Yates.
Stock no. 1818287
Published by Leo Cooper. 1995. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

How early in World War I, Spee and his gallant men gave the Imperial German Navy the confidence to challenge the Royal Navy's long-held supremacy at sea. Includes material on several German and British ship and squadron commanders and provides a detailed overview of the opening months of the war in the Indian, Atlantic, and Pacific Oceans. Blue cloth spine with silver title, turquoise paper boards. B/w photos and maps. ISBN: 0850524512. Second printing. Rear panel of dustwrapper lightly scuffed.

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THE BATTLE OF JUTLAND
Written by John Buchan.
Stock no. 1818286
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

Paperwraps stapled booklet. B/w photos and fold-out plan. 44 pages. Staple binding has rusted and thus the covers detached, contents still tight. Covers scuffed and rubbed.

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THE CRISIS OF THE NAVAL WAR
Written by Viscount Jellicoe.
Stock no. 1818285
Published by Cassell & Company Ltd. 1st 1920. Almost very good condition.

The defeat of the enemy's submarine campaign. An outline of the work accomplished by the Navy in combating the unrestricted submarine warfare instituted by the Central Powers in February 1917. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine and gilt crests. B/w plates and 6 charts. Spine browned, boards marked. Name & address in ink to front endpaper. A few foxspots throughout. A couple of incidences of pencil annotation to margins.

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THE MOTOR LAUNCH PATROL
Written by Gordon S. Maxwell. Illustrated by Donald Maxwell.
Stock no. 1818284
Published by J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd.. 1st 1920. Very good condition.

The author deals with not only the operations on the Belgian Coast, but with these boats generally in an entertaining way. Blue cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w plates. Boards marked, gilt to spine faded. Browning to text block and endpapers.

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THE SUBMARINE PIONEERS
Written by Richard Compton-Hall.
Stock no. 1818283
Published by Sutton Publishing. 2001. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A combination of the author's meticulous research along with his own experience as a submariner to provide an illuminating insight into the inventions and motivations of the early submarine pioneers. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and illustrations. x and 182 pages including index. ISBN: 0750921544. Reprint. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed to rear panel.

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THE DOVER PATROL
Written by J.J. Bennett; H.W. Wilson.
Stock no. 1818282
Published by Grant Richards Ltd.. 1st 1919. Very good condition.

The Straits: Zeebrugge: Ostend including a narrative of the operations in the spring of 1918. Blue cloth boards, dark blue titles. Written by 'Jackstaff' and an introduction by H.W. Wilson. B/w plates. Boards grubby, spine browned. Browning to endpapers.

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