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Down Among the Dead Men

By: 'Sea-Lion'

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, John Long Ltd: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021144


191pp. Red boards, WH Smith & Son Library label to front pastedown, slight spotting mainly to edges otherwise light foxing only, a VG copy in dustwrapper. A mystery-thriller featuring Scotland Yard's Chief Inspector Snell with the case of the missing Orchid (Royal Navy submarine). View more info

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Customs and Traditions of the Canadian Navy

By: Arbuckle, J.Graeme

Price: £16.00

Publisher: Canada, Nimbus Publishing, Limited: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017101


179pp, bibliography, illustrations. Blue boards, a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. View more info

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The Battle and the Breeze: The Naval Reminiscences of Admiral of the Fleet Sir Edward Ashmore

By: Ashmore, Sir Edward / Grove, Eric (Editor)

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Stroud, Sutton Publishing Ltd: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020086


vi + 282pp, index, 32pp illustrations. Blue boards, light wear only, a VG copy in a Good+ (edge chipping with small loss, to be supplied in a removeable protective sleeve) dustwrapper. Detail of life as an Officer and then in higher command in the postwar Royal Navy. View more info

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A Sea Affair: An Autobiography

By: Baillie, Captain D.G.O.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017357


290pp, index, 15pp plates. Blue boards, light ageing only, a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. View more info

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Warships of the Royal Navy: Warspite

By: Ballantyne, Iain

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Barnsley, Leo Cooper: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019250


224pp, index, bibliography, black and white photographs (from the Goodman collection), specially commissioned paintings and drawings by Dennis C Andrews. The story of all 8 warships to carry the name 'Warspite', concentrating of the 7th, the mighty battleship which fought her way through both world wars. Blue boards, very slight edge browning, a VG tight copy in dustwrapper. View more info

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The World's Warships

By: Blackman, Raymond VB

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Macdonald: 1960

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 019410


256pp, captioned black and white photographs with narrative and technical data opposite. Blue boards, light wear only, small date stamp to front endpaper, light foxing, a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. Contents cover aircraft carriers, battleships, battle cruisers, command ships, cruisers, fast minelayers, destroyers, frigates, submarines. This is the second and completely revised edition. View more info

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Rebuilding the Royal Navy: Warship Design Since 1945

By: Brown, D.K. / Moore, George

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Chatham Publishing: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017430


208pp, index, glossary, bibliography, 6 appendices, illustrated throughout. Brown boards, from a smoker's home so slight aroma, overall a VG tight copy in dustwrapper. View more info

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Rebuilding the Royal Navy: Warship Design Since 1945

By: Brown, D.K. / Moore, George

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Chatham Publishing: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017906


208pp, index, glossary, bibliography, 6 appendices, illustrated throughout. Brown boards, from a smoker's home so slight aroma, overall a VG tight copy in dustwrapper. View more info

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To Sail No More Part Two (II, 2)

By: Critchley, Mike

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Cornwall, Maritime Books: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017305


96pp, index, captioned black and white photographs throughout. Landscape format softback, a VG clean tight copy. Scarce. View more info

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Your Job in the Navy: Notes for the Guidance of Officers in the Royal Indian Navy

By: Foreword By Vice-Admiral Sir Herbert Fitzherbert KCIE, CB, CMG, Flag Officer Commanding, Royal Indian Navy

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Royal Indian Navy:

Seller ID: 021536


vii + 133pp, illustrations. Blue boards, gilt tiling and decoration, a few marks, sheen of covers is a little patchy, light ageing to contents, overall a Good+ copy. Undated, possibly late 1940s. View more info

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Battleships: United States Battleships, 1935 - 1992. Revised and Updated Edition

By: Garzke Jr, William H / Dulin Jr, Robert O (Line Drawings By Webb, Thomas G / Sumrall, Robert F)

Price: £60.00

Publisher: USA, Naval Institute Press: 1995

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 017593


x + 387pp, index, bibliography, illustrated with photographs and drawings. Green boards, light wear only, a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. A comprehensive history of all US Navy battleships and battlecruisers built, designed or projected since the early 1930s. An excellent reference for the ship modeller. View more info

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Serving Proudly: A History of Women in the U. S. Navy

By: Godson, Susan H.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: USA, Naval Institute Press: 2003

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 016516


xvi + 457pp, index, bibliography, notes, 32pp plates. Black boards, a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. A comprehensive study of service by American women with the US Navy from the early days of the Republic to the end of the 20th century. View more info

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The Silent Deep: The Royal Navy Submarine Service Since 1945

By: Jinks, James / Hennessy, Peter

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Allen Lane: 2015

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 021224


xxxvii + 823pp, index, notes, maps, 111 illustrations, endpaper maps. Black boards, slight bumping to edges in places, overall a VG copy in (slight edge creasing, not price-clipped, a few minor marks) dustwrapper. 2nd impression hardback. View more info

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The Silent Deep: The Royal Navy Submarine Service Since 1945

By: Jinks, James / Hennessy, Peter

Price: £42.00

Publisher: London, Allen Lane: 2015

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 021595


xxxvii + 823pp, index, notes, maps, 111 illustrations, endpaper maps. Black boards, slight bumping to corners, overall a VG copy in dustwrapper. 2nd impression hardback. View more info

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Silent Steel: The Mysterious Death of the Nuclear Attack Sub USS Scorpion

By: Johnson, Stephen

Price: £25.00

Publisher: USA, John Wiley & Sons: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019008


xi + 292pp, index, extensive bibliography, illustrated. Buff boards, light wear only, a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. The controversial story of the loss of USS Scorpion in May 1968, includes an interview with an Electrician's Mate who quit the boat six weeks prior to its loss. View more info

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Jane's Naval Annual 1981-82; First, Second, Third, Fourth, Fifth, Sixth Year of Issue (6 Volume Set)

By: Moore, Captain John

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Jane's Publishing Co Ltd: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: R23900


6 volume set, published between 1981-1987. All 1st editions, 4 in pictorial boards, 2 in dustwrappers, all as issued. Light wear only, small bookshop label to some otherwise clean tight set. The classic work on navies in the 1980s. Heavy set approx 4.8kg packed, UK at standard rate, overseas at cost. View more info

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Dorset: The Royal Navy

By: Morris, Stuart

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Dorset, Dovecote Press: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019006


96pp, black and white photographs and illustrations. Softback, light wear only, a VG clean tight copy. View more info

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Task Force Tribute

By: Pitcher, Anne

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Anne Pitcher: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021957


36pp, captioned black and white photographs throughout. Landscape format softback, a few reading creases, overall a VG copy. View more info

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Report of Royal Commissioner on Loss of H.M.A.S. 'Voyager'

By: Spicer, The Honourable Sir John

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Australia, Royal Commissioner: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015853


51pp, 6 appendices including fold-out chart. Card covers, general reading wear with some edge creasing, small edge tear to one page, light foxing to covers and contents. Report into the tragic collision between the aircraft carrier 'Melbourne' and the Daring Class destroyer 'Voyager' on the night of 10th February 1964. Scarce. View more info

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Admiralty Ships Badges: Original Patterns 1919 - 1994. Volume One (I, 1): Abdiel - Lysander; Volume Two (2, II): Mackay - Zulu. 2 Volume Set

By: Stopford, TP

Price: £95.00

Publisher: Kent, Stone Frigate: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 021548


2 volume set. Vol 1: vi + 238pp + xiiipp index and glossary. Bibliography. Vol 2: vi + 248pp + xpp index and bibliography. Both volumes fully illustrated in colour. Gilt on burgundy boards, both volumes VG copies in near VG (slight spine fading, rubs/edge nicks to spine heads and one corner) dustwrappers. Both volumes flat-signed by the author on front endpaper. Heavy books, UK at standard rate, overseas at cost. View more info

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75th Anniversary R.N.V.R., R.N.R. 1903 - 1978

By: Thornton, Lt Cdr WM

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Lt Cdr WM Thornton: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017144


106pp, illustrated. Large format softback, light wear and ageing only, overall a VG clean tight copy. Covers all main units and formations of the RNVR/RNR. View more info

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Australian Submarines: A History. 2nd Edition in Two Volumes

By: White, Michael

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Australia, Australian Teachers of Media: 2015

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 021603


2 volume set. Volume 1: xxx + 664 + xcviiipp. Index, black and white photographs. Volume 2: xvi + 912 + xcvipp. Index, bibliography, appendices. Both volumes in laminated boards, barely read copies. The books cover the Australian submarine history from 19810 through to 2014. Very heavy set (6kg), UK at standard rate, overseas at cost. View more info