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Torpedoes and Torpedo-Vessels, Armstrong, Lieut. GE (Edited By Commander CN Robinson)
1 Armstrong, Lieut. GE (Edited By Commander CN Robinson)
Torpedoes and Torpedo-Vessels
London George Bell & Sons 1901 Second Edition Hard Cover Good No Jacket 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 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. 
Price: 75.00 GBP
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Building & Detailing Scale Model Ships: The Complete Guide to Building, Detailing, Scratchbuilding and Modifying Scale Model Ships, Ashey, Mike
2 Ashey, Mike
Building & Detailing Scale Model Ships: The Complete Guide to Building, Detailing, Scratchbuilding and Modifying Scale Model Ships
Shrewsbury Airlife Publishing Ltd 1996 1853108316 / 9781853108310 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 111pp, index, fully illustrated including 16pp in colour. Large format softback, light wear only, a VG clean tight copy. 
Price: 14.00 GBP
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Birth of the Battleship: British Capital Ship Design, 1870 - 1881, Beeler, John F.
3 Beeler, John F.
Birth of the Battleship: British Capital Ship Design, 1870 - 1881
London Chatham Publishing 2001 1861761678 / 9781861761675 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 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. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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Birth of the Battleship: British Capital Ship Design, 1870 - 1881, Beeler, John F.
4 Beeler, John F.
Birth of the Battleship: British Capital Ship Design, 1870 - 1881
London Caxton Editions 2003 1840675349 / 9781840675344 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 224pp, index, bibliography, illustrated. Laminated pictorial boards, light wear only, a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. Heavy book, extra shipping may be required to non-UK address. 
Price: 14.00 GBP
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The History of the French Frigate, 1650 - 1850, Boudriot, Jean / Berti, Hubert (English Translation By David H Roberts)
5 Boudriot, Jean / Berti, Hubert (English Translation By David H Roberts)
The History of the French Frigate, 1650 - 1850
East Sussex Jean Boudriot Publications 1993 094886415X / 9780948864155 First British Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Folio - over 12" - 15" tall 416pp, index, 68 photographs of ship models, extensive drawings and plates. Blue boards, very slight spine twist otherwise a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. This book follows the evolution of the sailing frigate in the French Navy from its earliest beginnings through to the advent of steam. Important reference for the ship modeller. Packed weight approx 2.5kg, extra shipping required. 
Price: 200.00 GBP
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Before the Ironclad : Development of Ship Design, Propulsion and Armament in the Royal Navy, 1815-60, Brown, D. K.
6 Brown, D. K.
Before the Ironclad : Development of Ship Design, Propulsion and Armament in the Royal Navy, 1815-60
London Conway Maritime Press Ltd 1990 0851775322 / 9780851775326 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 217pp, indexes, references, 14 appendices. illustrated with maps, drawings, plates. Brown boards, a VG clean tight copy in (slight fading to spine) dustwrapper. Heavy book, extra shipping may be required to non-UK address. 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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Warrior to Dreadnought: Warship Development, 1860 - 1905, Brown, David K.
7 Brown, David K.
Warrior to Dreadnought: Warship Development, 1860 - 1905
London Chatham Publishing 1997 1861760221 / 9781861760227 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 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 which were to fight in WW1. Heavy book, extra shipping may be required to non-UK address. 
Price: 22.00 GBP
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A Treatise on Masting Ships and Mast Making, Fincham, John (Late Master Shipwright of Her Majesty's Dockyard, Portsmouth)
8 Fincham, John (Late Master Shipwright of Her Majesty's Dockyard, Portsmouth)
A Treatise on Masting Ships and Mast Making
London Conway Maritime Press Ltd 1982 0851772749 / 9780851772745 Facsimile Reprint Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 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. 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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Lifeboat (Life-Boat) Design and Development, Fry, Eric C.
9 Fry, Eric C.
Lifeboat (Life-Boat) Design and Development
Newton Abbot David & Charles 1975 0715367935 / 9780715367933 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 128pp, index, 151 specially prepared scale drawings. black and white photographs. Grey boards, slight ageing to contents, a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. An invaluable reference for the ship modeller. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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Conway's Ship Types: The First Frigates: Nine-Pounder and Twelve-Pounder Armed Frigates, 1748-1815 (Illustrated with Draughts from the Collections of the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich), Gardiner, Robert
10 Gardiner, Robert
Conway's Ship Types: The First Frigates: Nine-Pounder and Twelve-Pounder Armed Frigates, 1748-1815 (Illustrated with Draughts from the Collections of the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich)
London Conway Maritime Press Ltd 1992 0851776019 / 9780851776019 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 127pp, index, sources, notes, extensively illustrated. Contents in 2 parts:- Part I: Design History - The state of cruiser design, c1740; Unicorn and Lyme, 1748; the first 32s and 36s, 1756; the improved models, 1758-1763; the second generation, 1773-1785; the last 12pdr ships. Part II - The Ships: Internal arrangements and fittings; appearance and modifications; armament; masting and rigging; performance; comparative naval architecture. Tan boards, Small booksellers label to front endpaper, a VG clean tight copy in (slight spine fading) dustwrapper. Heavy book, extra shipping may be required for non-UK address. 
Price: 48.00 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. Heavy book, extra shipping required to non-UK address. 
Price: 75.00 GBP
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Anatomy of the Ship: The Cruiser 'Bartolomeo Colleoni, Gay, Franco / Gay, Valerio
12 Gay, Franco / Gay, Valerio
Anatomy of the Ship: The Cruiser 'Bartolomeo Colleoni
London Conway Maritime Press Ltd 1987 0851774539 / 9780851774534 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 120pp, drawings, photographs. Grey boards, stamp to rear pastedown otherwise a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. Invaluable reference for the ship modeller. 
Price: 17.00 GBP
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Scale Model Tugs and Trawlers, Gorman, Tom
13 Gorman, Tom
Scale Model Tugs and Trawlers
Kent Nexus Special Interests Ltd 1999 1854861883 / 9781854861887 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 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. 
Price: 14.00 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)
14 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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The Sizes and Lengths of Riggings and the Hayward-Kendal Pamphlet Controversy, 1656, Hayward, Edward / Kendal, George (Introduction By RC Anderson)
15 Hayward, Edward / Kendal, George (Introduction By RC Anderson)
The Sizes and Lengths of Riggings and the Hayward-Kendal Pamphlet Controversy, 1656
London Francis Edwards 1967 Limited Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 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. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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German Warships of World War One (1, I): The Royal Navy's Official Guide to the Capital Ships, Cruisers, Destroyers, Submarines and Small Craft 1914 - 1918, Introduction By Norman Friedman
16 Introduction By Norman Friedman
German Warships of World War One (1, I): The Royal Navy's Official Guide to the Capital Ships, Cruisers, Destroyers, Submarines and Small Craft 1914 - 1918
London Greenhill Books 1992 1853671231 / 9781853671234 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 416pp, index, illustrated throughout with photographs, silhouettes and drawings, technical details. Black boards, light wear only, small seller's label to front endpaper, a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. Invaluable reference for the historian and modeller alike. Heavy book, extra shipping required to non-UK address. 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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Midget Submarines of the Second World War, Kemp, Paul
17 Kemp, Paul
Midget Submarines of the Second World War
London Caxton Editions 2003 1840675217 / 9781840675214 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 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. 
Price: 16.00 GBP
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Spritsails and Lugsails, Leather, John
18 Leather, John
Spritsails and Lugsails
London Adlard Coles Nautical 1989 0229115179 / 9780229115174 Reprint Half-Leather Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 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 foir the ship modeller. Heavy book, extra shipping may be required to non-UK address. 
Price: 70.00 GBP
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Treaty Cruisers: The First International Warship Building Competition, Marriott, Leo
19 Marriott, Leo
Treaty Cruisers: The First International Warship Building Competition
Barnsley Pen & Sword Maritime 2005 1844151883 / 9781844151882 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 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). 
Price: 14.00 GBP
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Man O'War 2: 'V' and 'W' Class Destroyers, Raven, Alan / Roberts, John
20 Raven, Alan / Roberts, John
Man O'War 2: 'V' and 'W' Class Destroyers
London Arms and Armour Press 1979 085368233X / 9780853682332 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 56pp, black and white photographs throughout, various colour camouflage schemes plus a fold-out section featuring the schemes applied to HMS Wolverine. Large softback, light wear only, overall a VG clean tight copy. Invaluable reference for the ship modeller. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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Warship Profile 27: SM Torpedo Boat B110, Ruge, Professor F
21 Ruge, Professor F
Warship Profile 27: SM Torpedo Boat B110
Berkshire Profile Publications Ltd 1972 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 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. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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Hornblower's Ships: Their History and Their Models, Saville, Martin
22 Saville, Martin
Hornblower's Ships: Their History and Their Models
London Conway Maritime Press Ltd 2000 085177783X / 9780851777832 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 128pp, index, bibliography, photographs, many in colour, line drawings. Blue boards, a VG clean tight copy in dustwapper. Invaluable reference for the ship modeller, featuring the ship models constructed for the television drama, how film sequences were shot, and a full reference section detailing the various ship types, full specifications, historical precedents and fictional role of the vessels in the series. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
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Beach Boats of Britain, Simper, Robert
23 Simper, Robert
Beach Boats of Britain
Woodbridge The Boydell Press 1984 0851151957 / 9780851151953 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 160pp, index, bibliography, illustrated, maps. Blue boards, light wear only, a list of illustrations is listed on contents page as page vii, but is not present. Neither is there any sign of it having been removed, so is assumed to be a binding fault. Otherwise book collates correctly. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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No.5 Steam Yachts, Launches, Marine, Electric Light, and Other Machinery. With Numerous Designs. Fourth Edition. (Steamboat Catalogue Facsimile Reprint No.1), Simpson, Strickland & Co., Ltd
24 Simpson, Strickland & Co., Ltd
No.5 Steam Yachts, Launches, Marine, Electric Light, and Other Machinery. With Numerous Designs. Fourth Edition. (Steamboat Catalogue Facsimile Reprint No.1)
Middlesex Steam Engine Research Project 1987 0948885017 / 9780948885013 Reprint Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 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. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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Iowa Class Battleships: Their Design, Weapoms and Equipment, Sumrall, Robert F / Walkowiak, Tom
25 Sumrall, Robert F / Walkowiak, Tom
Iowa Class Battleships: Their Design, Weapoms and Equipment
London Conway Maritime Press Ltd 1988 0851774792 / 9780851774794 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 192pp, index, glossary, 4 appendices, drawings and photographs including 8pp in colour. Black boards, from a smoker's home so slight aroma, otherwise a CG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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Naval Camouflage 1914-1945: A Complete Visual Reference, Williams, David
26 Williams, David
Naval Camouflage 1914-1945: A Complete Visual Reference
USA Naval Institute Press 2001 1557504962 / 9781557504968 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 256pp, index, bibliography, glossary, illustrations throughout, 8pp in colour. Blue boards, slight bumping to upper front corners otherwise a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. Excellent reference for the ship modeller. Heavy book, extra shipping required to non-UK address. 
Price: 70.00 GBP
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