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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.