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Customs and Traditions of the Canadian Navy, Arbuckle, J.Graeme
1 Arbuckle, J.Graeme
Customs and Traditions of the Canadian Navy
Canada Nimbus Publishing, Limited 1984 0920852386 / 9780920852385 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 179pp, bibliography, illustrations. Blue boards, a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. Heavy book, extra shipping may be required to non-UK address. 
Price: 18.00 GBP
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The Battle and the Breeze: The Naval Reminiscences of Admiral of the Fleet Sir Edward Ashmore, Ashmore, Sir Edward / Grove, Eric (Editor)
2 Ashmore, Sir Edward / Grove, Eric (Editor)
The Battle and the Breeze: The Naval Reminiscences of Admiral of the Fleet Sir Edward Ashmore
Stroud Sutton Publishing Ltd 1997 0750912529 / 9780750912525 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Good+ 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 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. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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A Sea Affair: An Autobiography, Baillie, Captain D.G.O.
3 Baillie, Captain D.G.O.
A Sea Affair: An Autobiography
London Hutchinson 1957 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 290pp, index, 15pp plates. Blue boards, light ageing only, a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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Warships of the Royal Navy: Warspite, Ballantyne, Iain
4 Ballantyne, Iain
Warships of the Royal Navy: Warspite
Barnsley Leo Cooper 2001 0850527791 / 9780850527797 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 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. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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The World's Warships, Blackman, Raymond VB
5 Blackman, Raymond VB
The World's Warships
London Macdonald 1960 Revised Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 32mo - over 4" - 5" tall 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. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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H.M.S. Indefatigable, Fleet Aircraft Carrier, December 1943 to March 1946 (Part Two): The British Pacific Fleet January 1945 - March 1946, Bonney, Peter / Briggs, Bill
6 Bonney, Peter / Briggs, Bill
H.M.S. Indefatigable, Fleet Aircraft Carrier, December 1943 to March 1946 (Part Two): The British Pacific Fleet January 1945 - March 1946
London Peter Bonney 1995 0952627612 / 9780952627616 Revised Edition Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket 4to - over 9" - 12" tall Circa 220pp, fold-out chart of senior officers. Large softback, plastic spine strip, light wear only, extensive operational journal. Scarce. 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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Rebuilding the Royal Navy: Warship Design Since 1945, Brown, D.K. / Moore, George
7 Brown, D.K. / Moore, George
Rebuilding the Royal Navy: Warship Design Since 1945
London Chatham Publishing 2003 1861762224 / 9781861762221 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 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. Heavy book, extra shipping may be required to non-UK address. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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Rebuilding the Royal Navy: Warship Design Since 1945, Brown, D.K. / Moore, George
8 Brown, D.K. / Moore, George
Rebuilding the Royal Navy: Warship Design Since 1945
London Chatham Publishing 2003 1861762224 / 9781861762221 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 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. Heavy book, extra shipping may be required to non-UK address. 
Price: 24.00 GBP
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To Sail No More Part Two (II, 2), Critchley, Mike
9 Critchley, Mike
To Sail No More Part Two (II, 2)
Cornwall Maritime Books 1998 0907771696 / 9780907771692 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 96pp, index, captioned black and white photographs throughout. Landscape format softback, a VG clean tight copy. Scarce. 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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Battleships: United States Battleships, 1935 - 1992. Revised and Updated Edition, Garzke Jr, William H / Dulin Jr, Robert O (Line Drawings By Webb, Thomas G / Sumrall, Robert F)
10 Garzke Jr, William H / Dulin Jr, Robert O (Line Drawings By Webb, Thomas G / Sumrall, Robert F)
Battleships: United States Battleships, 1935 - 1992. Revised and Updated Edition
USA Naval Institute Press 1995 1557501742 / 9781557501745 Revised Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 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. Heavy book, extra shipping required to non-UK address. 
Price: 75.00 GBP
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Serving Proudly: A History of Women in the U. S. Navy, Godson, Susan H.
11 Godson, Susan H.
Serving Proudly: A History of Women in the U. S. Navy
USA Naval Institute Press 2003 1557503176 / 9781557503176 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 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. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1947 - 1982 - Part II: The Warsaw Pact and Non-Aligned Nations, Gray, Randal (Editor)
12 Gray, Randal (Editor)
Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1947 - 1982 - Part II: The Warsaw Pact and Non-Aligned Nations
London Conway Maritime Press Ltd 1983 0851772781 / 9780851772783 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Good+ Folio - over 12" - 15" tall 211pp (pagination running on from Part I) + 26pp index + 8pp addenda, listings arranged by region and then by country, illustrations, technical data. Blue boards, slight edge browning, overall a VG copy in a Good+ (fading/browning to spine and adjacent edges) dustwrapper. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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Silent Steel: The Mysterious Death of the Nuclear Attack Sub USS Scorpion, Johnson, Stephen
13 Johnson, Stephen
Silent Steel: The Mysterious Death of the Nuclear Attack Sub USS Scorpion
USA John Wiley & Sons 2006 0471267376 / 9780471267379 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 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. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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Collision Course!, Lygo, Admiral Sir Raymond (Foreword By Sir Denis Thatcher)
14 Lygo, Admiral Sir Raymond (Foreword By Sir Denis Thatcher)
Collision Course!
Sussex The Book Guild Limited 2002 1857765141 / 9781857765144 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall xiii + 566pp, indexes, illustrations. Orange boards, a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. Signed dedication from the author to front endpaper. Fascinating memoir from the former captain of the Ark Royal, one of the youngest admirals in the service and later, the Chief Executive and Managing Director of British Aerospace. 
Price: 24.00 GBP
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Jane's Naval Annual 1981-82; First, Second, Third, Fourth, Fifth, Sixth Year of Issue (6 Volume Set), Moore, Captain John
15 Moore, Captain John
Jane's Naval Annual 1981-82; First, Second, Third, Fourth, Fifth, Sixth Year of Issue (6 Volume Set)
London Jane's Publishing Co Ltd 1981 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 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, extra shipping may be required to non-UK address. 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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Dorset: The Royal Navy, Morris, Stuart
16 Morris, Stuart
Dorset: The Royal Navy
Dorset Dovecote Press 2011 1904349889 / 9781904349884 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 96pp, black and white photographs and illustrations. Softback, light wear only, a VG clean tight copy. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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Volume XXV: Warship 2002 - 2003, Preston, Antony (Editor)
17 Preston, Antony (Editor)
Volume XXV: Warship 2002 - 2003
London Conway Maritime Press Ltd 2003 0851779263 / 9780851779263 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 202pp, index, drawings, black and white photographs. Blue boards, light ageing only, a VG copy in (slight browning to spine) dustwrapper. 8 feature articles covering:- The Riddle of the Shells: The Approach to War 1882-1914; The Aircraft Transport Commandant Teste; The 'Battle' Class Destroyers; German Motor Minesweepers at War 1939-1945; The Admiralty Fire Control Tables; Armstrongs and the Italian Navy; An Argentinian Naval Buildup in the Disarmament Era: The Naval Procurement Act of 1926; Defeat in the Atlantic?: Anti-submarine Warfare 1917-1919. 
Price: 38.00 GBP
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Report of Royal Commissioner on Loss of H.M.A.S. 'Voyager', Spicer, The Honourable Sir John
18 Spicer, The Honourable Sir John
Report of Royal Commissioner on Loss of H.M.A.S. 'Voyager'
Australia Royal Commissioner 1964 First Edition Soft Cover Good No Jacket Folio - over 12" - 15" tall 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. 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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75th Anniversary R.N.V.R., R.N.R. 1903 - 1978, Thornton, Lt Cdr WM
19 Thornton, Lt Cdr WM
75th Anniversary R.N.V.R., R.N.R. 1903 - 1978
Lt Cdr WM Thornton 1978 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 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. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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