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ADMIRAL BYNG: HIS RISE AND EXECUTION
Written by Chris Ware.
Stock no. 1818268
Published by Pen & Sword Maritime. 1st 2009. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

A look at the whole of Byng's long career and the politics surrounding his final days to see how far his poor reputation is justified. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 9781844157815. Neat inscription in pencil to front endpaper.

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U-BOAT INTELLIGENCE 1914-1918
Written by Robert M. Grant.
Stock no. 1818266
Published by Putnam. 1st 1969. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Beginning with the early stages of the interception of signals, the interrogation of prisoners, and the investigation of wrecks, going on to sketch out the U-boat war as a whole. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and diagrams.192 pages including bibliography. ISBN: 037000034X. Some dampstaining to boards, especially front board. Name & date in ink to front pastedown. Browning to endpapers and text block. Yellow pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn and dampstained.

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THE BRITISH SUBMARINE
Written by F.W. Lipscomb.
Stock no. 1818264
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 1954. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A comprehensive and authoritative book on the British Submarine and its place in the Royal Navy. Blue cloth boards, blue title to spine. B/w photos. Reprinted with corrections. Name & date in ink to front pastedown. Text block browned. Foxing to prelims and rear endpapers. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn and torn with a few chips and loss to top of spine.

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FROM THE DREADNOUGHT TO SCAPA FLOW VOLUME V
Written by Arthur J. Marder.
Stock no. 1318389
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1970. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The Royal Navy in the Fisher era 1904-1919. Victory and Aftermath (January 1918-June 1919). B/w photos. Folding charts. Blue cloth, gilt title. ISBN: 0192151878. Some light spotting to covers. Small booksellers sticker to front pastedown. Light mark to lower edge of textblock. Dustwrapper is price-cut by publisher with 'new' price sticker above. Dustwrapper is slightly edge rubbed.

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IMPERIAL JAPANESE ARMY AND NAVY UNIFORMS & EQUIPMENT
Written by Tadao Nakata.
Stock no. 1818046
Published by Arms & Armour Press. 1st 1975. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Brown cloth with gilt titles. Colour photos and illustrations. Text in Japanese. Includes a short English summary loosely inserted with the book. Red pictorial dustwrapper is price-cut and worn at corners.

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THE MAKING OF THE ELIZABETHAN NAVY, 1540-1590: FROM THE SOLENT TO THE ARMADA
Written by David Loades.
Stock no. 1817894
Published by The Boydell Press. 1st 2009. Fine condition.

A thorough account of the development of the English navy, showing how the formidable force which beat the Spanish Armada was created. Pictorial glazed boards. ISBN: 9781843834922.

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THE CHINESE STEAM NAVY 1862-1945
Written by Richard N.J. Wright.
Stock no. 1817872
Published by Chatham Publishing. 1st 2000. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The extraordinary story of the transformation of a navy from one of armed junks to one exploiting the latest steam and steel technology. Grey boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 1861761449. Some light creasing to top of dustwrapper spine.

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WARSHIPS IN FOCUS THE NAVAL PHOTOGRAPHY OF MICHAEL LENNON
Written by Michael Lennon. Illustrated by Michael Lennon.
Stock no. 2131505
Published by Navybooks. 1st 2016. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Oblong format. Blue boards, silver title to spine. B/w photos.

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WITH THE CARRIERS IN KOREA THE FLEET AIR ARM STORY, 1950-1953
Written by John R.P. Lansdown.
Stock no. 2131468
Published by Crecy. 1st 1997. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Yellow boards with gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0947554645. Wrapper is edge-creased and faded to spine.

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THE CHIEFS OF NAVAL OPERATIONS
Written by Robert William Love.
Stock no. 2131459
Published by Naval Institute Press. Circa 1980. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth with gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0870211153. SIGNED by Publisher, with a dedication to a previous owner on title page. Bumping to corners; small chip to cloth; small fray along bottom edge of front cover. Wrapper is edge-creased with 1" closed tear to top of spine.

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HOME WATERS MTBS & MGBS AT WAR 1939-1945
Written by Leonard C. Reynolds.
Stock no. 2131455
Published by Sutton Publishing. 1st 2000. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0750925183. SIGNED by author, with dedication to a previous owner on half-title page. Wrapper is price-cut.

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THE WAR AT SEA VOLUME 1 1939-1945
Written by Stephen W. Roskill.
Stock no. 2131393
Published by HMSO. 1st 1954. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The Defensive. The first of three volumes. This volume deals with the beginning of the second world war from 1939 to 1941. xxii + 664 pages. Numerous folding b/w charts. Spine and cover edges are browned. Foxing; heaviest to endpapers, outer page edges and margins. Map to page 65 appears to have been misfolded a few times; chips and nicks along with browning to protruding edge. Wrapper is edge-creased with tears and chips; browned to spine and edges; small white splash mark to bottom edge of front panel.

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