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ROYAL NAVY SUBMARINE 1945 TO 1973 (A-CLASS - HMS ALLIANCE)
Written by Peter Goodwin.
Stock no. 1822819
Published by Haynes. 1st 2015. Nearly fine condition.
Owners' Workshop Manual. An insight into the design, construction, operation and restoration of a Cold War diesel-electric submarine. Large format. Blue pictorial boards. Colour & b/w photos. ISBN: 9780857337702.
HITLER'S U-BOAT WAR: THE HUNTED 1942-1945
Written by Clay Blair.
Stock no. 2132900
Published by Weidenfeld and Nicolson. 1st 1999. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
The concluding volume in the set, covering 1942 to 1945 when the fortunes of the German navy were completely reversed, and it suffered perhaps the most devastating defeat of any of the German forces. Dark boards with silver title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0297840770. Previous owners small white name label stuck to front pastedown.
Brown cloth boards, black titles. 181 pages. Cloth spine split along front edges and also to lower half of title to spine. Boards a little marked and stained. Front joint split at bottom but still tight. A few marks to contents.
Third Edition. The untold story of the occupation of the Islands of St. Pierre and Miguelon by Free French forces under General de Gaulle at the instigation of Winston Churchill, in defiance of the wishes of Canada and the USA. This was followed by the mysterious loss of the giant French Cruiser/Submarine Surcouf... Blue cardwraps. B/w photos. 103 pages. ISBN: 0920454062. SIGNED by the author with dedication to verso of front endpaper. Matching card dustwrapper slightly faded at spine.
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.
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.
A history of aircraft-carrying submarines. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. 191 pages. ISBN: 0752417045. Spine bumped. Contents fine. Dustwrapper is just a little edge creased.
Biography of one of the major commanders of World War Two, and the man who succeeded Hitler as last leader of the Third Reich. Red cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0060152648. Text block lightly browned. Red pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-worn.
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.
Death and survival on a World War II submarine. 209 pages. B/w photos. ISBN: 9780813124810.
Tracing a significant episode of the early months of World War I. Dark blue boards, gilt title to spine. A few b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0208015043. Vertical edge of rear board and dustwrapper panel bumped. Endpapers grubby. Slight musty odour present. Blue dustwrapper is edge-rubbed with slight chipping, browned and grubby.
Square format. B/w photos. 190 pages. ISBN: 0853689288. Wrapper a little edge-worn.