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1 Royal Fleet Auxiliary: A Century of Service
Adams Tom & Smith James R
CHATHAM PUBLISHING
1861762593 / 9781861762597
2005, 1st: Large 8vo, Cloth: VG, VG-
Well illustrated history of the RFA and its vessels. 192pp. VG clean copy in dw which is torn to foot of spine. 014022 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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2 THE BATTLE OF JUTLAND 1916
BONNEY GEORGE
ALAN SUTTON
075092926X / 9780750929264
2002, 1st: 4to, Cloth: VG, VG
Well illustrated account of the Battle of Jutland with some account of the build up to it and the aftermath. 244pp with photos and plans. VG copy in dw. Heavy - please enquire for overseas postage costs. 009860 
Price: 19.50 GBP
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THE LITTLE SHIPS OF DUNKIRK, BRANN CHRISTIAN
3 THE LITTLE SHIPS OF DUNKIRK
BRANN CHRISTIAN
COLLECTORS' BOOKS
0946604029 / 9780946604029
1989, 1st: 4to, Cloth: VG, VG-
Superbly produced history of the 'little ships' which helped at the Dunkirk evacuations in 1940 - yachts, motor boats, sailing craft, lifeboats, pleasure steamers etc. 240pp, extensively illustrated. VG copy in slightly edge worn dw. 004361 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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SOVIET WARSHIP DEVELOPMENT Volume 1: 1917 - 1937, BREYER SIEGFRIED
4 SOVIET WARSHIP DEVELOPMENT Volume 1: 1917 - 1937
BREYER SIEGFRIED
CONWAY
0851776043 / 9780851776040
1992, 1st: Small 4to, Cloth: VG, VG
Detailed account of Russian naval vessels between the wars. 288pp, many photos and drawings. VG copy in dw. Heavy - please enquire for overseas postage costs 009771 
Price: 19.95 GBP
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5 32 Miscellaneous Acts of Parliament 22 March 1805 to 20 May 1809
British Parliament
George Eyre & Andrew Strahan

4to, Half-Leather: Very Good, 
Recent rebinding in half calf with marbled boards, 32 original Acts of Parliament mainly reflecting the Naval War and Trade in the period 1805 to 1809, in very good + condition X019690 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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PADDLE WARSHIPS - The Earliest Steam Powered Fighting Ships, 1815-1850, BROWN D K
6 PADDLE WARSHIPS - The Earliest Steam Powered Fighting Ships, 1815-1850
BROWN D K
CONWAY
0851776167 / 9780851776163
1993, 1st: Square 4to, Cloth: VG, VG
Important study of the early steam powered paddle warships of the Royal Navy. 94pp, well illustrated. VG clean copy in dw. 011606 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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Rebuilding the Royal Navy : Warship Design since 1945, Brown D K & Moore George
7 Rebuilding the Royal Navy : Warship Design since 1945
Brown D K & Moore George
NAVAL INSTITUTE PRESS
1591147050 / 9781591147053
2003, 1st American: Large 4to, Hard Cover: VG, VG-
Standard work on post-war Royal Navy ship design. 208pp, many photos and drawings. VG copy in slightly edge worn dust wrapper. 015750 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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8 The Naval Heroes of Great Britain, or Accounts of the Lives and Actions of the Distinguished Admirals And Commanders Who Have Contributed to Confer on Great Britain the Empire of the Ocean
Burney, William A. M.
Richard Phillips

1806, 1st Edition: 8vo, Full-Leather: Good+, 
Photos available on request. Full dark brown calf, upper hinge weak but holding. Spine rubbed and a little chipped at top. Previous owner's bookplate X020099 
Price: 120.00 GBP
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9 Sailing Warships of the US Navy
Canney Donald L
CHATHAM PUBLISHING
1861761104 / 9781861761101
2003, 1st: 4to, Cloth: VG, VG
Well illustrated account of the sailing warships of the US Navy in the late 18th and early 19th century. 224pp. VG copy in dw. 013566 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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BATTLESHIP NELSON, CARELESS RONALD
10 BATTLESHIP NELSON
CARELESS RONALD
ARMS & ARMOUR PRESS
0853687269 / 9780853687269
1985, 1st: 8vo, Hard Cover: VG, VG
Account of the Royal Navy Battleship HMS Nelson, of unusual design due to the restrictions of the Washington Conference. Details of her many operations during WW2, notably as part of Force H. 160pp, illustrated. VG copy in dw. Uncommon. 001718 
Price: 16.00 GBP
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Architectura Navalis Mercatoria, Chapman Fredrik Henrik
11 Architectura Navalis Mercatoria
Chapman Fredrik Henrik
Adlard Coles
0229974910 / 9780229974917
1971, Reprint: Folio, Cloth: VG, VG-
High quaility reprint of Chapman's classic work on ship design originally published in 1768. 102pp plus 62 fold out plates. VG clean copy in cloth boards, dw complete but has some edgewea r and rubbing. Heavy - UK postage 8.50. 014693 
Price: 49.00 GBP
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SUBMARINE BOATS - THE BEGINNINGS OF UNDERWATER WARFARE, COMPTON-HALL RICHARD
12 SUBMARINE BOATS - THE BEGINNINGS OF UNDERWATER WARFARE
COMPTON-HALL RICHARD
CONWAY
0851772889 / 9780851772882
1983, 1st: Large 8vo, Hard Cover: VG, VG
Fairly detailed account of the early submarines and development of submarine warfare up to WW1. 192pp, well illustrated. VG copy in dw. 004043 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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13 BATTLESHIP AT WAR
COWARD B R
IAN ALLAN
0711017409 / 9780711017405
1987, 1st: 4to, Cloth: VG, VG
Well illustrated account of battleships in action from WW1 to Vietnam, especially Royal Navy. Accounts of many naval actions. 128pp, 200+ photos and plans. VG copy in dw. 000789 
Price: 9.00 GBP
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BATTLESHIPS & BATTLECRUISERS OF THE ROYAL NAVY SINCE 1861, COWARD B R
14 BATTLESHIPS & BATTLECRUISERS OF THE ROYAL NAVY SINCE 1861
COWARD B R
IAN ALLAN

1986, 1st: Large 8vo, Hard Cover: VG, VG
Illustrated class by class account of battleships & battlecruisers of the Royal Navy. 120pp, VG copy in dw. 002341 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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15 SEA BATTLES IN CLOSE UP - 11 THE BATTLE OF THE PHILIPPINE SEA JUNE 1944
DICKSON W D
IAN ALLAN
0711005176 / 9780711005174
1975, 1st: 12mo, Cloth: VG, VG
Standard IA sea battle series, detailed account of a famous US - Japanese naval engagement. 256pp with photos, maps etc. VG copy in slightly faded dw. 000898 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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16 Cradle of Ships : A History of the Bath Iron Works
Eskew Garnett Laidlaw
G P PUTNAM'S SONS

1958, 1st: Large 8vo, Cloth: VG, VG-
History of the Bath Iron Works, Maine, noted US builder of warships. 278pp, illustrated. VG copy (slight browning to edges and end papers) in edge worn dw. X012716 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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A Treatise on Masting Ships and Mast Making, Fincham John
17 A Treatise on Masting Ships and Mast Making
Fincham John
CONWAY
0851772749 / 9780851772745
1982, Reprint: Large 8vo, Cloth: VG, VG-
Facsimile reprint of the 3rd edition (1854) of this classic treatise on ships masts, first published 1829. 337pp plus plates. VG copy in dw, badly faded on spine. Heavy - please enquire forr overseas postage costs. 014162 
Price: 38.00 GBP
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Magennis VC : The story of Northern Ireland's only winner of the Victoria Cross, Fleming George
18 Magennis VC : The story of Northern Ireland's only winner of the Victoria Cross
Fleming George
History Ireland
0953301818 / 9780953301812
1998, 1st: 8vo, Hard Cover: VG, VG
Biography of James Magennis who won the VC for a midget submarine attack on Japanese warships at Singapore in 1945. 224pp. VG clean copy in very slightly worn dw. Signed inscription from Author to title page. Uncommon. 015768 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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U.S. Small Combatants : Including PT Boats, Subchasers, and the Brown-Water Navy, Friedman Norman
19 U.S. Small Combatants : Including PT Boats, Subchasers, and the Brown-Water Navy
Friedman Norman
NAVAL INSTITUTE PRESS
0870217135 / 9780870217135
1987, 1st: 4to, Cloth: Fine, Fine
The standard reference work on US Navy small attack vessels from WW1 onwards. 529pp, heavily illustrated. Fine copy in similar dw. Heavy - UK postage 7.50. 014789 
Price: 120.00 GBP
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Battleships : Allid Battleships in World War II, GARZKE WILLIAM H & DUNLIN ROBERT O
20 Battleships : Allid Battleships in World War II
GARZKE WILLIAM H & DUNLIN ROBERT O
Naval Institute Press
0870211005 / 9780870211003
1980, 1st: Square 4to, Cloth: Fine, Fine
Important study of the battleships of the Allied Nations (other than the USA covered in an earlier volume) , covering the wartime built vessels rather than pre-war designs. 391pp, many photos and drawings (some fold out). A fine 'as new' copy in dust wrapper. Heavy - UK postage 6.95. 015423 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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21 ANATOMY OF THE SHIP : THE CRUISER BARTOLOMEO COLLEONI
GAY FRANCO & VALERIO
CONWAY MARITIME PRESS
0870219006 / 9780870219009
1987, 1st: Square 4to, Cloth: VG, VG
Conway - Anatomy of the Ship series. Detailed plans of this Italian Navy light cruiser. 120pp, largely plans and photos. VG copy in dw. 004907 
Price: 18.00 GBP
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22 The Cruiser Bartolomeo Colleoni
Gay, Franco & Gay, Valerio
CONWAY
0851774539 / 9780851774534
1987, 1st: Square 4to, Hard Cover: VG, VG
Standard Anatomy of the Ship series covering this WW2 Italian light cruiser. 120pp. VG copy in dw. X020018 
Price: 18.00 GBP
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23 The Construction and Fitting of the Sailing Man-of-War 1650-1850
GOODWIN PETER
CONWAY MARITIME PRESS
0851773265 / 9780851773261
1987, 1st: 4to, Cloth: VG, VG
Detailed and well illsutrated account of the methods of construction of wooden warship hulls and evolutional changes, based on Royal Navy practice. 276pp. VG copy in dw. Heavy - UK postage 6.00. 013559 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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24 The Ships of Trafalgar : The British, French and Spanish Fleets
GOODWIN PETER
CONWAY
1844860159 / 9781844860159
2005, 1st: 4to, Cloth: VG, VG
Detailed and well illustrated account of all the warships which took part in the Battle of Trafalgar. 256pp. VG copy in dw. Heavy - UK postage 7.00. 013562 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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THE RUSSIAN FLEET 1914-1917, GREGER RENE
25 THE RUSSIAN FLEET 1914-1917
GREGER RENE
IAN ALLAN
071100255X / 9780711002555
1972, 1st: Large 8vo, Cloth: VG, VG
Well illustrated account of the Russian Navy during WW1, with outline of major events and fleet listings.. 176pp. VG copy in dw, spine a little faded 009821 
Price: 13.95 GBP
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Seek and Strike : Sonar, anti-submarine warfare and the Royal Navy 1914-54, Hackmann Willem
26 Seek and Strike : Sonar, anti-submarine warfare and the Royal Navy 1914-54
Hackmann Willem
HMSO
0112904238 / 9780112904236
1984, 1st: Lage 8vo, Cloth: VG, VG
Official, detailed accounr of the development of submarine detection systems (Asdic, Sonar etc) in the Royal Navy up the the 1950s, 487pp, illustrated. VG copy in dw. 013716 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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27 CRUISER AT WAR
HAINES GREGORY
IAN ALLAN
0711008485 / 9780711008489
1978, 1st: 4to, Cloth: VG, VG
Well illustrated account of Royal Navy and Dominions Cruisers in action during WW2. Accounts of many naval actions. 144pp, many photos. VG copy in dw. 001681 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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28 FIFTY YEARS OF NAVAL TUGS
HANNAN BILL
MARITIME BOOKS
0907771254 / 9780907771258
1986, 1st: 8vo, Card: VG, 
Account of Royal navy Tugs from 1935 - 1985, details of all vessels.160pp, well illustrated. VG copy in slightly worn card covers. 002984 
Price: 8.95 GBP
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Maritime Casualties 1963-1996, Hooke Norman
29 Maritime Casualties 1963-1996
Hooke Norman
Lloyds
1859781101 / 9781859781104
1997, 2nd (revised): 4to, Glazed Boards: VG-, 
Records of all merchant and naval vessels lost or declared as contructive losses from 1963 to 1996. 741pp. Generally a VG clean copy, but a little wear and splitting to covers at foot of spine. Very scarce. 014550 
Price: 175.00 GBP
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30 Experimental Researches in Steam Engineering
Isherwood B F
William Hamilton

1863, 1st: 4to, Half-Leather: VG, 
2 volume set published in 1863/5. Details of experiments and studies undertaken by the US Navy dept on the efficient use of steam power. Original red half calf with red cloth and gilt title, some scuffing to leather, xxxi/355 and cxii/502pp, Vol 1 with 17 plates and Vol 2 with 30 plates some pull-out, ex Institution of Naval Architects library London with their bookplate in each volume and a paper accession number on the spine of Vol 1. Very Heavy - UK postage 10.00 X017270 
Price: 350.00 GBP
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