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BIRTH OF THE BATTLESHIP: BRITISH CAPITAL SHIP DESIGN 1870-1881
Written by John Beeler.
Stock no. 1819392
Published by Chatham Publishing. 1st 2001. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.
An insight into the difficulties faced by warship designers in an age of rapid technological change, and sets out the valid strategic and technical reasons that lay behind such seemingly 'reactionary' policies as the fitting of sails in cruising ironclads, and the Navy's retention of muzzle-loading guns well into the 1880s. Large format. Red boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and diagrams. ISBN: 1861761678. Previous owner's name label to front pastedown. Small stain to top of text block. Uneven browning to pictorial dustwrapper.
Chatham Pictorial Histories series. The crucial contribution of seapower to the struggle for American independence forms the theme for this volume. Large format. Turquoise cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations throughout. ISBN: 1861760175. Previous owner's small name label to front pastedown. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly faded to spine.
Eye-Witness' Narratives, Dispatches and Letters from the French and Spanish Fleets. Brown boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 1861762291. Neat inscription in pencil to front endpaper.
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.
A unique account of a unique campaign, shedding new light on a neglected aspect of the U-boat war. B/w photos. ISBN: 9781861762900.
SUNBURST THE RISE OF JAPANESE NAVAL AIR POWER 1909-1941
Written by Mark R. Peattie.
Stock no. 1814219
Published by Chatham Publishing. 1st thus 2002. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
B/w photos. ISBN: 1861761945. Text block browned and a little grubby. Slight tobacco odour present. Pictorial dustwrapper lightly browned.
A full-scale study of a fascinating era of the Nelsonian era. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. 160 pages including index. ISBN: 1861761155.
From the Age of Sail to the Present Day. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 186176121X.
NAVAL AVIATION IN THE FIRST WORLD WAR
Written by R.D. Layman.
Stock no. 2108872
Published by Chatham Publishing. 1st 1996. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
Its Impact and Influence. B/w photos. ISBN: 1861760078. Light wear to cover edges. Labels to front endpaper. Browning to pages. Wrapper is a little edge-creased.