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Down Among the Dead Men, 'Sea-Lion'
1 'Sea-Lion'
Down Among the Dead Men
London John Long Ltd 1961 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 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). 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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Customs and Traditions of the Canadian Navy, Arbuckle, J.Graeme
2 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. 
Price: 16.00 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)
3 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.
4 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. 
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Warships of the Royal Navy: Warspite, Ballantyne, Iain
5 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. 
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The World's Warships, Blackman, Raymond VB
6 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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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. 
Price: 15.00 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. 
Price: 20.00 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: 15.00 GBP
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Your Job in the Navy: Notes for the Guidance of Officers in the Royal Indian Navy, Foreword By Vice-Admiral Sir Herbert Fitzherbert KCIE, CB, CMG, Flag Officer Commanding, Royal Indian Navy
10 Foreword By Vice-Admiral Sir Herbert Fitzherbert KCIE, CB, CMG, Flag Officer Commanding, Royal Indian Navy
Your Job in the Navy: Notes for the Guidance of Officers in the Royal Indian Navy
Royal Indian Navy Hard Cover Good+ No Jacket 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 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. 
Price: 30.00 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)
11 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. 
Price: 60.00 GBP
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Serving Proudly: A History of Women in the U. S. Navy, Godson, Susan H.
12 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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The Silent Deep: The Royal Navy Submarine Service Since 1945, Jinks, James / Hennessy, Peter
13 Jinks, James / Hennessy, Peter
The Silent Deep: The Royal Navy Submarine Service Since 1945
London Allen Lane 2015 1846145805 / 9781846145803 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 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. 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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The Silent Deep: The Royal Navy Submarine Service Since 1945, Jinks, James / Hennessy, Peter
14 Jinks, James / Hennessy, Peter
The Silent Deep: The Royal Navy Submarine Service Since 1945
London Allen Lane 2015 1846145805 / 9781846145803 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall xxxvii + 823pp, index, notes, maps, 111 illustrations, endpaper maps. Black boards, slight bumping to corners, overall a VG copy in dustwrapper. 2nd impression hardback. 
Price: 42.00 GBP
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Silent Steel: The Mysterious Death of the Nuclear Attack Sub USS Scorpion, Johnson, Stephen
15 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. 
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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
16 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, UK at standard rate, overseas at cost. 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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Dorset: The Royal Navy, Morris, Stuart
17 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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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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Admiralty Ships Badges: Original Patterns 1919 - 1994. Volume One (I, 1): Abdiel - Lysander; Volume Two (2, II): Mackay - Zulu. 2 Volume Set, Stopford, TP
19 Stopford, TP
Admiralty Ships Badges: Original Patterns 1919 - 1994. Volume One (I, 1): Abdiel - Lysander; Volume Two (2, II): Mackay - Zulu. 2 Volume Set
Kent Stone Frigate 1996 0952934604 / 9780952934608 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Near Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 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. 
Price: 95.00 GBP
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75th Anniversary R.N.V.R., R.N.R. 1903 - 1978, Thornton, Lt Cdr WM
20 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: 5.00 GBP
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Australian Submarines: A History. 2nd Edition in Two Volumes, White, Michael
21 White, Michael
Australian Submarines: A History. 2nd Edition in Two Volumes
Australia Australian Teachers of Media 2015 1876467266 / 9781876467265 Second Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket (Laminated Boards) 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 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. 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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