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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 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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THE SUBMARINE PERIL: THE ADMIRALTY POLICY IN 1917
Written by Viscount Jellicoe.
Stock no. 1818281
Published by Cassell & Company Limited. 1st 1934. Very good condition.

Black cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w plates. Boards a little scuffed and worn. Bookplate to front pastedown. Text block browned. Foxing to contents.

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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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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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