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Drawing from over 500 sources in over 50 countries worldwide, this book aims to explain why and how peacetime accidents have resulted in hundreds of naval vessels wither being stricken from active service as constructive total losses, being declared as beyond economical repair, or being lost completely - often with heavy loss of life. Red boards, silver title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 9781904459323.
An invaluable companion to anyone interested in this most historic of ports. Black cardwraps. B/w and colour photos. 160 pages including index. ISBN: 075243537X.
An annual publication devoted to the design, development and service history of the world's combat ships. This is volume XV. Includes: The Last Manila Galleon; The Armoured Cruiser USS Brookllyn; British 'M' Class Destroyers; The Father of the Flat-Top?; Inter-War French Submarine Development; Anti-Aircraft Gunnery in the Imperial Japanese Navy; Japanese Naval Air Power; Japanese Oxygen Torpedoes; The Leningrad Class; Romanian Minelaying Operations; Swedish Tre Kroner Class Cruisers; Albacore; Warship Notes; and The Naval Year in Review. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and diagrams. ISBN: 0851775829. Fading along a couple of cover edges. Grubby marks and some foxspots to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased.
TIGRIS GUNBOATS THE FORGOTTEN WAR IN IRAQ 1914-1917
Written by Wilfred Nunn.
Stock no. 2125717
Published by Chatham Publishing. 1st 2007. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
On the outbreak of the War in 1914 Wilfred Nunn was the commander of the gunboat Espiegle on the East Indies station. His ship was sent to the Arabian Gulf to defend British oil interests, and he thus became the senior naval officer on the Tigris river throughout the Iraq campaign, up to the capture of Bagdad in 1917. ISBN: 9781861763082. Fading along cover edges. Some marks to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased.
Royal Navy D Class MTBs and MGBs 1939-1945. Card wraps. B/w photos and drawings. ISBN: 0750924543. Some creasing to spine and cover edges/corners. Small nick to half-title page.
CONWAY'S ALL THE WORLD'S FIGHTING SHIPS 1947-1982 PART II
Written by Robert Gardiner.
Stock no. 2125470
Published by Conway Maritime Press. 1st 1983. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
Large format. B/w photos. The Warsaw Pact and Non-aligned Nations.. ISBN: 0851772781. Bumping to top corner of front cover. Wrapper is edge-creased and unevenly browned.
CONWAY'S ALL THE WORLD'S FIGHTING SHIPS 1947-1982 PART I
Written by Robert Gardiner.
Stock no. 2125468
Published by Conway Maritime Press. 1st 1983. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
Large format. B/w photos. The Western Powers. ISBN: 0851772250. Page edge browning. Wrapper has edge-creasing and some browning.
THE WAR OF 1812: A FORGOTTEN CONFLICT
Written by Donald R. Hickey.
Stock no. 1816165
Published by University of Illinois Press. 1st 1989. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
The military, political, diplomatic, economic, social and financial history of the American war with Great Britain. Blue cloth boards, Silver title to spine in burgundy title block. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0252016130. Old price label to rear panel of dustwrapper.
3 BOOK SET: ANCHORS AWEIGH!, CHOCKS AWAY!, SHOULDER ARMS!
No author listed.
Stock no. 1610627
Published by Past Times. 2000. Nearly fine condition.
A special edition set for Past Times. Card wraps. recollections of World War II sailors, tommies and airmen. ISBN: 0304356522. Contained in card slipcase which has small tear at base.
Admiral Jubelin tells the story of his personal war from the time of his dramatic escape from Indo-China, there he had been gunnery officer on the flagship, to the British in Malaya after the fall of France. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. Heavy foxing to text block and edges of dustwrapper flaps. Pictorial dustwrapper has 1" loss to lower spine edge (vertically).
THE NAVAL CHRONICLE VOLUME 15: JANUARY-JUNE 1806
Written by James Stanier Clarke; John McArthur.
Stock no. 1816079
Published by Cambridge University Press. 1st thus 2010. Slightly better than very good condition.
Cambridge Library Collection. The Naval Chronicle, originally published in 40 volumes between 1799 and 1818, is a key source for British maritime and military history. This is volume 15 only, originally published in 1806, and contains addenda to the biography of Lord Nelson published in volume 14, including an account of his last months and details of his funeral. Biographies of William Dannett and Cuthbert, Lord Collingwood are included. Cream and blue pictorial cardwraps. ISBN: 9781108018548. Slight indentation to top edge of front cover also following through to top edge of first few pages (minor).
COMMEMORATIVE MEDALS OF THE RIGHT HONOURABLE HORATIO LORD VISCOUNT NELSON
Written by Thomas A. Hardy.
Stock no. 1816074
Published by The Nelson Society. 1st 1985. Very good condition.
A guide to collecting. With a Description of the Medals and Medallions of His Lordship's Battles, Monuments & Flagships 1797-1905. White cardwrap booklet. 40 pages. ISBN: 0951070207. Covers grubby with the remains of a label to top front corner.