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Torpedoes and Torpedo-Vessels

By: Armstrong, Lieut. GE (Edited By Commander CN Robinson)

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, George Bell & Sons: 1901

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 017502

Condition: Good


xvi + 306pp, index, 55 illustrations including 3 fold-out plans. Second edition, revised. Gilt on black boards, blind-stamped decoration to front board, recent endpapers, general ageing to contents, a few marks, pulling to a few gatherings but overall whole is secure. Marking/minor edge tear to 1 folding plan, overall a Good copy of a very scarce title. Fascinating period technical detail. View more info

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Birth of the Battleship: British Capital Ship Design, 1870 - 1881

By: Beeler, John F.

Price: £11.00

Publisher: London, Chatham Publishing: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018405

ISBN: 1861761678

Condition: Very Good


224pp, index, bibliography, illustrated. Red boards, light wear only, a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. Heavy book, extra shipping may be required to non-UK address. View more info

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Before the Ironclad : Development of Ship Design, Propulsion and Armament in the Royal Navy, 1815-60

By: Brown, D. K.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Conway Maritime Press Ltd: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017297

ISBN: 0851775322

Condition: Very Good


217pp, indexes, references, 14 appendices. illustrated with maps, drawings, plates. Brown boards, a VG clean tight copy in (slight fading to spine) dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Warrior to Dreadnought: Warship Development, 1860 - 1905

Warrior to Dreadnought: Warship Development, 1860 - 1905

By: Brown, David K.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Chatham Publishing: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017302

ISBN: 1861760221

Condition: Very Good


224pp, index, glossary, sources, 9 appendices, illustrated with drawings and photographs. Green boards, small bookseller's label to front endpaper otherwise an excellent clean tight copy. This book traces all the technological changes which transformed warships from the fully-rigged broadside ironclads of the mid-nineteenth century, through the centre battery ships, early turret vessels and barbette ships, to the turbine-powered Dreadnought battleships and battlecruisers... View more info

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A Treatise on Masting Ships and Mast Making

By: Fincham, John (Late Master Shipwright of Her Majesty's Dockyard, Portsmouth)

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Conway Maritime Press Ltd: 1982

Edition: Facsimile Reprint

Seller ID: 017865

ISBN: 0851772749

Condition: Very Good


xx + 338pp, 24pp plates at rear, data tables. Red boards, light ageing only, a VG clean tight copy in (colour fading to spine) dustwrapper. This is a facsimile reprint of the 3rd, enlarged edition, first published in 1854. Invaluable reference for the ship modeller. 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

ISBN: 1557501742

Condition: Very Good


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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Scale Model Tugs and Trawlers

By: Gorman, Tom

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Kent, Nexus Special Interests Ltd: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018255

ISBN: 1854861883

Condition: Very Good


145pp, 3 appendices, illustrated with drawings and photographs throughout. Large softback, light reading wear only, a VG clean tight copy. Excellent reference for the ship modeller. View more info

Image for Seamanship in the Age of Sail: An Account of the Shiphandling of the Sailing Man-of-War 1600 - 1860, Based on Contemporary Sources

Seamanship in the Age of Sail: An Account of the Shiphandling of the Sailing Man-of-War 1600 - 1860, Based on Contemporary Sources

By: Harland, John H.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Conway Maritime Press Ltd: 1995

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 022244

ISBN: 0851771793

Condition: Very Good


320pp, index, bibliography, illustrated endpapers, over 350 line drawings. Green boards, light wear and ageing only, overall a VG clean tight copy in (slight spine fading, price-clipped with small text loss to flyleaf) dustwrapper. An invaluable reference to artists and modellers. Heavy book, UK at standard rate, overseas at cost. View more info

Image for The Sizes and Lengths of Riggings and the Hayward-Kendal Pamphlet Controversy, 1656

The Sizes and Lengths of Riggings and the Hayward-Kendal Pamphlet Controversy, 1656

By: Hayward, Edward / Kendal, George (Introduction By RC Anderson)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Francis Edwards: 1967

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 017771

Condition: Very Good


142pp, 6 facsimile documents herein, 3 increased in size from the originals to clarift the type. Limited edition of 500 copies, this cope in unnumbered. Blue boards, a VG clean tight copy. View more info

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Midget Submarines of the Second World War

By: Kemp, Paul

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, Caxton Editions: 2003

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 020617

ISBN: 1840675217

Condition: Very Good


125pp, index, notes, sources, black and white photographs, cutaway drawings plus separate folding large scale plans for modelmakers of the British X-Craft and the German Seehund midget submarines (in pocket at rear). Laminated pictorial boards, light wear only, a VG copy in dustwrapper. View more info

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Spritsails and Lugsails

By: Leather, John

Price: £60.00

Publisher: London, Adlard Coles Nautical: 1989

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 017828

ISBN: 0229115179

Condition: Very Good


392pp, index, glossary, 108 drawings by the author, 80 plates. Grey boards, landscape format, light wear only, a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. Excellent reference for the ship modeller. View more info

Image for Treaty Cruisers: The First International Warship Building Competition

Treaty Cruisers: The First International Warship Building Competition

By: Marriott, Leo

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Barnsley, Pen & Sword Maritime: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017770

ISBN: 1844151883

Condition: Very Good


vi + 185pp, index, 4 appendices, illustrated. Black boards, a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. Covers ships from Britain (County Class), France (Duquense, Suffren and Algeria Classes), Italy (Trento, Zara and Bolzano Classes), Germany (Hipper Class), the USA (Pensacola, Northampton, Portland, New Orleans, Wichita and Baltimore Classes) and Japan (Furatake, Asoba, Myoko, Takoa, Mogami and Tone Classes). View more info

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The Warship Figureheads of Portsmouth

By: Pulvertaft, David

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Stroud, The History Press: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021780

ISBN: 075245076X

Condition: Very Good


120pp, indices, sources, colour illustrations of figureheads. Large format softback, light edge rubbing, a VG copy. Useful reference for the ship modeller. View more info

Image for Warship Profile 27: SM Torpedo Boat B110

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

Image for No.5 Steam Yachts, Launches, Marine, Electric Light, and Other Machinery. With Numerous Designs. Fourth Edition. (Steamboat Catalogue Facsimile Reprint No.1)

No.5 Steam Yachts, Launches, Marine, Electric Light, and Other Machinery. With Numerous Designs. Fourth Edition. (Steamboat Catalogue Facsimile Reprint No.1)

By: Simpson, Strickland & Co., Ltd

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Middlesex, Steam Engine Research Project: 1987

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 020105

ISBN: 0948885017

Condition: Very Good


67pp, illustrated with photographs and drawings. This is a facsimile reprint of the No.5 catalogue of Simpson, Strickland & Co., Ltd, Dartmouth, from circa 1898. Light wear only, card covers, a VG copy. View more info