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The Black Battlefleet: A Study of the Capital Ship in Transition

By: Ballard, Admiral GA (Foreword By Admiral of the Fleet the Earl Mountbatten of Burma)

Price: £24.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Naval Institute Press: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020616

ISBN: 0870219243

Condition: Very Good


263pp, indexes, footnotes, 7 appendices, over 200 black and white photographs, plans, draughts and diagrams. Orange boards, light wear and ageing only, a VG copy in dustwrapper. Heavy book, UK at standard rate, overseas at cost. View more info

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German Swords And Sword Makers: Edged Weapon Makers From The 14th To The 20th Centuries

By: Bezdek, Richard H.

Price: £50.00

Publisher: USA, Paladin Press: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022387

ISBN: 1581600577

Condition: Very Good


xi + 235pp, pictorial endpapers, bibliography, references, photographs, illustrations, markings. Black boards, light wear only, a VG copy in a near VG (colour fading to spine, crease line to same) dustwrapper. View more info

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Battleships of the Grand Fleet: A Pictorial Review of the Royal Navy's Capital Ships in World War One

By: Burt, R. A. / Trotter, W. P.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Arms and Armour Press: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020106

ISBN: 0853685630

Condition: Very Good


96pp, captioned black and white photographs throughout. Large format softback, general light reading wear, a VG clean tight copy. View more info

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'Q' Ships and Their Story

By: Chatterton, E. Keble

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Conway Maritime Press Ltd: 1972

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 018319

ISBN: 085177055X

Condition: Very Good


xii + 276pp, index, 45 illustrations, 16 diagrams etc., in text. Red boards, light ageing only, a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. 1st Conway edition, originally published in 1922. A super copy. Q ship operations in WW1 against the German U-boat threat. View more info

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Naval Firepower: Battleship Guns and Gunnery in the Dreadnought Era

By: Friedman, Norman

Price: £75.00

Publisher: South Yorkshire, Seaforth Publishing: 2008

Edition: Reprint

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 021637

ISBN: 1844157016

Condition: Very Good


319pp, index, bibliography, notes, appendix, drawings, black and white photographs. Blue boards, slight edge rubbing, a VG copy in dustwrapper. 'Signed Copy' label to front of wrapper, signed 'With Best Wishes, Norman Friedman' to title page. Heavy book, UK at standard rate, overseas at cost. View more info

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The Boys' Book of Warships

By: Howden, JR

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Grant Richards Ltd: 1911

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016843

Condition: Very Good


xvii + 297pp, index, 109 photographs plus coloured frontispiece from a painting by Norman Wilkinson. Illustrated coloured boards, light wear only, general light foxing to contents, owner's details to front endpaper, overall a VG clean tight copy. Scarce. View more info

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On Active Service Series: Small Craft

By: Muhlhauser, GHP

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, John Lane the Bodley Head Limited: 1920

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 017319

Condition: Good+


xiv + 268pp, 44 illustrations. Brown blind-stamped boards, general light wear, foxing mainly to edges and endpapers. Fascinating signed letter from the author, from Fiji, dated 23-8-21, affixed to front envelope, the envelope opposite on front pastedown. At war in WW1 on the 'Zarefah' and 'Sagitta' View more info

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Warship Profile 27: SM Torpedo Boat B110

By: Ruge, Professor F

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Berkshire, Profile Publications Ltd: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019129

Condition: Very Good


24pp, black and white photographs, 2pp centrefold drawings showing top and side profile views in colour, map. Booklet, a VG clean tight copy, an excellent reference for the ship modeller. View more info

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The Dark Invader: Wartime Reminiscences of a German Naval Intelligence Officer

By: Von Rintelen, Captain (Franz Rintelen Von Kleist). Introduction By AEW Mason

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Peter Davies: 1938

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 017637

Condition: Very Good


298pp, not illustrated. Tan boards, light foxing mainly to endpapers, a few marks, overall a VG tight copy in (internally reinforced, small edge loss, not price-clipped, to be supplied in a removeable protective sleeve) dustwrapper. View more info

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From Jungle to Jutland

By: Wallace, Major Claude (Late 14th Hussars, Lancashire Fusiliers and G.S.O.3 32nd Division)

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Nisbet & Co Ltd: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 019292

Condition: Good


xi + 343pp, index, 21 illustrations. Blue boards, fading to spine and adjacent edges, backstrip is split along rear joint for about 10cm in the centre, so remains quite secure, but with some loose thread. Some foxing to contents, overall a Good solid copy with the main faults as noted. No dustwrapper. Signed gift dedication from the author, under his portrait frontispiece, which reads:- 'To My Dear Friend Eric Rose, With Kindest Remembrance, Claude Wallace'. Scarce signe... View more info

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The Imperial Russian Navy

By: Watts, Anthony J.

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, Arms and Armour Press: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017166

ISBN: 0853689121

Condition: Very Good


192pp, index, appendices, illustrated, bibliography. Blue boards, a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. Contents include a general history of the Imperial Navy, plus chapters on capital ships; cruisers; coast defence ships; gunboats; destroyers; torpedo boats; submarines; mine warfare ships; seaplane carriers and miscellaneous warships. Extremely scarce. View more info