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Image for Torpedoes and Torpedo-Vessels

Torpedoes and Torpedo-Vessels

By: Armstrong, Lieut. GE (Edited By Commander CN Robinson)

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, George Bell & Sons: 1901

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 017502

Condition: Good


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. View more info

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Before the Ironclad : Development of Ship Design, Propulsion and Armament in the Royal Navy, 1815-60

By: Brown, D. K.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Conway Maritime Press Ltd: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017297

ISBN: 0851775322

Condition: Very Good


217pp, indexes, references, 14 appendices. illustrated with maps, drawings, plates. Brown boards, a VG clean tight copy in (slight fading to spine) dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Warrior to Dreadnought: Warship Development, 1860 - 1905

Warrior to Dreadnought: Warship Development, 1860 - 1905

By: Brown, David K.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Chatham Publishing: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017302

ISBN: 1861760221

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

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Scale Model Tugs and Trawlers

By: Gorman, Tom

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Kent, Nexus Special Interests Ltd: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018255

ISBN: 1854861883

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

Image for The Sizes and Lengths of Riggings and the Hayward-Kendal Pamphlet Controversy, 1656

The Sizes and Lengths of Riggings and the Hayward-Kendal Pamphlet Controversy, 1656

By: Hayward, Edward / Kendal, George (Introduction By RC Anderson)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Francis Edwards: 1967

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 017771

Condition: Very Good


142pp, 6 facsimile documents herein, 3 increased in size from the originals to clarify the type. Limited edition of 500 copies, this cope in unnumbered. Blue boards, a VG clean tight copy. View more info

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Midget Submarines of the Second World War

By: Kemp, Paul

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Caxton Editions: 2003

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 020617

ISBN: 1840675217

Condition: Very Good


125pp, index, notes, sources, black and white photographs, cutaway drawings plus separate folding large scale plans for model-makers 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. View more info

Image for Warship Data International Authentic Plans Series: L/S/11 (1 sheet): Australian Minesweeping Sloop Bathurst Class H.M.A.S. Bendigo - 1941

Warship Data International Authentic Plans Series: L/S/11 (1 sheet): Australian Minesweeping Sloop Bathurst Class H.M.A.S. Bendigo - 1941

By: Lambert, John (Drawings)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Middlesex, Albion Scott Limited: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030253

Condition: Very Good


1 scale drawing loose in card covers. Light wear only, VG condition. Excellent reference for the ship modeller. Australian designed and built, the numerous Bathurst Class was a combined minesweeper and escort design. 56 were built plus 4 for the Royal Indian Navy. A number were loaned to the Royal Navy. View more info

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The Story of Sail: Illustrated with 1000 Scale Drawings

By: Laszlo, Veres / Woodman, Richard

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Chatham Publishing: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030232

ISBN: 1861760752

Condition: Very Good


352pp, index, bibliography, 1000 scale drawings. Blue boards, a VG copy in dustwrapper. Excellent reference for the ship modeller. Heavy book, UK at standard rate, overseas at cost. View more info

Image for The Colonial Merchantman 'Susan Constant', 1605 (Anatomy of the Ship)

The Colonial Merchantman 'Susan Constant', 1605 (Anatomy of the Ship)

By: Lavery, Brian

Price: £22.00

Publisher: London, Conway Maritime Press Ltd: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030240

ISBN: 085177489X

Condition: Very Good


120pp, nearly 200 perspective and 3-view drawings with descriptive keys, of every detail of the ship - design, construction, fittings, masts and yards, rigging and sails, and armament. Brown boards, light ageing only, a VG copy in dustwrapper. View more info

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Spritsails and Lugsails

By: Leather, John

Price: £60.00

Publisher: London, Adlard Coles Nautical: 1989

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 017828

ISBN: 0229115179

Condition: Very Good


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 for the ship modeller. View more info

Image for Ironclads and Paddlers

Ironclads and Paddlers

By: Paintings and Text By Ian Marshall / Foreword By John Maxtone-Graham

Price: £15.00

Publisher: USA, Howell Press: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030255

ISBN: 0943231620

Condition: Very Good


108pp, index, bibliography, 38 colour plates, drawings in text. Grey boards, light ageing only, a VG copy in dustwrapper. View more info

Image for The Warship Figureheads of Portsmouth

The Warship Figureheads of Portsmouth

By: Pulvertaft, David

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Stroud, The History Press: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021780

ISBN: 075245076X

Condition: Very Good


120pp, indices, sources, colour illustrations of figureheads. Large format softback, light edge rubbing, a VG copy. Useful reference for the ship modeller. View more info

Image for Warship Profile 27: SM Torpedo Boat B110

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

Image for No.5 Steam Yachts, Launches, Marine, Electric Light, and Other Machinery. With Numerous Designs. Fourth Edition. (Steamboat Catalogue Facsimile Reprint No.1)

No.5 Steam Yachts, Launches, Marine, Electric Light, and Other Machinery. With Numerous Designs. Fourth Edition. (Steamboat Catalogue Facsimile Reprint No.1)

By: Simpson, Strickland & Co., Ltd

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Middlesex, Steam Engine Research Project: 1987

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 020105

ISBN: 0948885017

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

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Shipcraft 6: German S-Boats

By: Wiper, Steve

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Chatham Publishing: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030019

ISBN: 186176278X

Condition: Very Good


64pp, references, photographs, drawings, illustrations, some in colour. Large format softback, creasing to covers, a VG copy. View more info