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THE SAILING NAVY LIST: ALL THE SHIPS OF THE ROYAL NAVY - BUILT, PURCHASED AND CAPTURED - 1688-1860
Written by David Lyon.
Stock no. 2125288
Published by Conway Maritime Press. 1st 1993. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The first complete and authoritative list of ships, derived from official sources. Organised by type and class. Details of dimensions, tonnage, armament, building data and fates. Complete ship name index. Large format. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. xv and 367 pages including index. ISBN: 085177864X. Wrapper is lightly edge-creased with faded spine.

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UNITED STATES NAVY AIRCRAFT SINCE 1911
Written by Gordon Swanborough; Peter M. Bowers.
Stock no. 1317352
Published by Putnam. 1st 1968. Fine condition.

Chapters on the designation systems used by the U.S. Navy, the colours and markings used on Naval aircraft and a specially-devised designation index providing an immediate cross reference to every designated Naval aircraft. Aircraft used by the U.S. Coast Guard and the U.S. Marines are also fully covered. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and illustrations. 518 pages including index. ISBN: 0370000994. Minimal rubbing to spine. Dustwrapper is slightly edge worn.

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MERCHANT AIRMEN
No author listed.
Stock no. 1610401
Published by HMSO. 1946. Almost very good condition.

Card wraps. The Air Ministry account of British Civil Aviation 1939-1944. B/w photos. Covers scuffed, a little creasing and damage to spine.

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AIRCRAFT CARRIERS
Written by Bernard Ireland.
Stock no. 2124793
Published by Hermes House. 2012. Slightly better than very good condition.

Large format. Card wraps. B/w and colour photos. An illustrated history of aircraft carriers of the world, from Zeppelin and Seaplane carriers to V/Stol and Nuclear-powered carriers. Featuring over 170 aircraft carriers with 500 identification photographs. ISBN: 9781844777471. Bumping to a couple of corners.

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JANE'S FIGHTING SHIPS 1919
Written by Fred T. Jane; et al.
Stock no. 2124609
Published by David & Charles. 1969. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Oblong format. B/w photos. A Reprint of the 1919 edition of Fighting Ships. ISBN: 0715347160. A few light marks to covers. Page edge browning. Wrapper is price-cut with tear to top of spine; some fading and edge-creasing.

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STELLA AND THE FIRESHIPS
Written by Showell Styles.
Stock no. 1815764
Published by William Kimber. 1st 1985. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A masterly tale of fast-moving action around naval exploits at the time of Nelson. Red boards with gilt title to spine. 190 pages. ISBN: 0718305817. Small mark to rear board. Page browning. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.

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BATTLESHIP AND CRUISER AIRCRAFT OF THE UNITED STATES NAVY 1910-1949
Written by William T. Larkins.
Stock no. 1815545
Published by Schiffer Publishing Ltd.. 1st 1996. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

A thorough study of the history, development and service of floatplanes carried on battleships and cruisers documenting a long neglected subject in over 400 photographs. Large format. Grey cloth boards with light grey titles. Marbled endpapers. B/w photos. 272 pages including index. ISBN: 0764300881.

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THE SOVIET NAVY TODAY
Written by John E. Moore.
Stock no. 2124193
Published by Macdonald and Jane's. 1st 1975. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

B/w photos. ISBN: 0356083357. Some light spotting to covers. Wrapper is a little edge-creased with browned spine; old ink price to front flap.

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NELSON'S TRAFALGAR THE BATTLE THAT CHANGED THE WORLD
Written by Roy Adkins.
Stock no. 2124179
Published by Viking. 1st USA 2005. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

American Edition. Gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0670034487. Light edge-creasing to wrapper.

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A SUBMARINERS' WAR THE INDIAN OCEAN 1939-45
Written by Michael Wilson.
Stock no. 2124153
Published by Tempus Publishing Ltd. 1st 2000. Slightly better than very good condition.

Card wraps. B/w photos. The author, who is an ex-submarine officer, presents an authoritative account of the Second World War operations using archive material from all the countries that were involved. ISBN: 0752420135.

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AVENGER FROM THE SKY
Written by Donald Judd.
Stock no. 1610085
Published by William Kimber. 1st 1985. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. The experiences of a Fleet Air Arm bomber pilot during World War II. ISBN: 071830568X. Wrapper spine faded.

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FROM THE RIVERS TO THE SEA
Written by R.L. Schreadley.
Stock no. 1609892
Published by Naval Institute Press. 1992. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The US Navy in Vietnam. 418 pages. B/w photos. ISBN: 0870217720. Dent to top edge of front board. Wrapper is edge rubbed, with some fading to spine.

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