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The Black Battlefleet: A Study of the Capital Ship in Transition

By: Ballard, Admiral GA (Foreword By Admiral of the Fleet the Earl Mountbatten of Burma)

Price: £24.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Naval Institute Press: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020616

ISBN: 0870219243

Condition: Very Good


263pp, indexes, footnotes, 7 appendices, over 200 black and white photographs, plans, draughts and diagrams. Orange boards, light wear and ageing only, a VG copy in dustwrapper. Heavy book, UK at standard rate, overseas at cost. View more info

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Battleships of the Grand Fleet: A Pictorial Review of the Royal Navy's Capital Ships in World War One

By: Burt, R. A. / Trotter, W. P.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Arms and Armour Press: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020106

ISBN: 0853685630

Condition: Very Good


96pp, captioned black and white photographs throughout. Large format softback, general light reading wear, a VG clean tight copy. View more info

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Danger Zone: The Story of the Queenstown Command

By: Chatterton, E Keble

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Rich & Cowan: 1936

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 030252

Condition: Good+


437pp, index, endpaper maps, 2 appendices, 3 maps, 50 illustrations. Blue cloth boards, slight edge rubbing, minor marks, general light foxing to contents, overall a Good+ copy. The story of the defence of the Western Approaches in WW1. View more info

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'Q' Ships and Their Story

By: Chatterton, E. Keble

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Conway Maritime Press Ltd: 1972

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 018319

ISBN: 085177055X

Condition: Very Good


xii + 276pp, index, 45 illustrations, 16 diagrams etc., in text. Red boards, light ageing only, a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. 1st Conway edition, originally published in 1922. A super copy. Q ship operations in WW1 against the German U-boat threat. View more info

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Naval Firepower: Battleship Guns and Gunnery in the Dreadnought Era

By: Friedman, Norman

Price: £75.00

Publisher: South Yorkshire, Seaforth Publishing: 2008

Edition: Reprint

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 021637

ISBN: 1844157016

Condition: Very Good


319pp, index, bibliography, notes, appendix, drawings, black and white photographs. Blue boards, slight edge rubbing, a VG copy in dustwrapper. 'Signed Copy' label to front of wrapper, signed 'With Best Wishes, Norman Friedman' to title page. Heavy book, UK at standard rate, overseas at cost. View more info

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The Boys' Book of Warships

By: Howden, JR

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Grant Richards Ltd: 1911

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016843

Condition: Very Good


xvii + 297pp, index, 109 photographs plus coloured frontispiece from a painting by Norman Wilkinson. Illustrated coloured boards, light wear only, general light foxing to contents, owner's details to front endpaper, overall a VG clean tight copy. Scarce. View more info

Image for The British Battle Fleet: Its Inception and Growth Throughout the Centuries to the Present Day. Volumes I and II (2 Volume Set)

The British Battle Fleet: Its Inception and Growth Throughout the Centuries to the Present Day. Volumes I and II (2 Volume Set)

By: Jane, Fred T

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Tri-Service Press: 1990

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 030222

ISBN: 1854880314

Condition: Near Very Good


2 volume set. Volume I: ISBN 1854880314. xvi + 332pp, glossary, drawings and illustrations. Volume II: ISBN 1854880373. viii + 288pp, index, drawings and illustrations/ Both volumes black boards, gilt titling, spines very slightly dulled, binding flaw to Volume I affecting inner upper corner of the final pages (corner corners bent back, book sits squarely), so near VG copies without dustwrappers. This is the 1990 reprint of the 2 volume 1915 revised edition, without the original colour plates which the publishers state could not be reproduced. View more info

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On Active Service Series: Small Craft

By: Muhlhauser, GHP

Price: £22.50

Publisher: London, John Lane the Bodley Head Limited: 1920

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 017319

Condition: Good+


xiv + 268pp, 44 illustrations. Brown blind-stamped boards, general light wear, foxing mainly to edges and endpapers. Fascinating signed letter from the author, from Fiji, dated 23-8-21, affixed to front envelope, the envelope opposite on front pastedown. At war in WW1 on the 'Zarefah' and 'Sagitta' View more info

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Battleground Europe: Fromelles: French Flanders

By: Pederson, Peter

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Barnsley, Leo Cooper: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 030140

ISBN: 085052928X

Condition: Very Good


160pp, indexes, bibliography, photographs, maps. Softback, light reading wear, a VG copy. Personalised gift dedication from the author to title page, plus a loose letter from the author to the same recipient, thanking him for assistance with the writing of the book. View more info

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Warshipbuilding on the Clyde: Naval Orders and the Prosperity of the Clyde Shipbuilding Industry, 1889 - 1939

By: Peebles, Hugh B

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, John Donald Publishers Ltd: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030218

ISBN: 0859761932

Condition: Very Good


205pp, index, 5 appendices, bibliography, map. Black boards, bumping to lower front corners, minor marks, overall a VG copy in dustwrapper. View more info

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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

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From Jungle to Jutland

By: Wallace, Major Claude (Late 14th Hussars, Lancashire Fusiliers and G.S.O.3 32nd Division)

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Nisbet & Co Ltd: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 019292

Condition: Good


xi + 343pp, index, 21 illustrations. Blue boards, fading to spine and adjacent edges, backstrip is split along rear joint for about 10cm in the centre, so remains quite secure, but with some loose thread. Some foxing to contents, overall a Good solid copy with the main faults as noted. No dustwrapper. Signed gift dedication from the author, under his portrait frontispiece, which reads:- 'To My Dear Friend Eric Rose, With Kindest Remembrance, Claude Wallace'. Scarce signed copy. Memories and experiences in Liberia, Congo, Angola plus the Battle of Jutland. Includes a section on the Pointe Noi... View more info

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A Text Book of Naval Architecture for the Use of Officers of the Royal Navy.

By: Welch, JJ

Price: £100.00

Publisher: London, HMSO: 1891

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022531

Condition: Good


167pp, index, 133 drawings, 18 plates, most folding. Blue boards, rubs to edges and corners, 2 short edge splits, bumping to corners. Foxing to contents, small loss to edges of some plates, some folded slightly offset, some pencilled annotation (mainly lines adjacent to text), overall a Good tight copy of the scarce 1st edition. View more info