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H.M.S. Worcester : a Photographic History, Beale, Brian ( Compiler )
1 Beale, Brian ( Compiler ) H.M.S. Worcester : a Photographic History
Exeter, Devon Association of Old Worcesters 2007 Soft Cover Near Fine 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Volume 1 Number 1. Digitally printed, large format copy. A comprehensive Worcester 'family magazine album' which covering past events and personalities. Protected in a clear, plastic jacket - 109 pages. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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Carrier Air Operations Since 1945, Beaver, Paul
2 Beaver, Paul Carrier Air Operations Since 1945
London Arms & Amour Press 1983 0853685983 / 9780853685982 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good 4to 
Warbirds Illustrated No 19. Photographic record of the aircraft carrier, the floating airfield of the Pacific War, which illustrate the various aspects of aircraft carrier operations on the flight deck as well as providing a view of the changing pattern of carrier aircraft. A very good clean large format paperback illustrated with b.w. and colour photographs. 72 pages. 
Price: 16.50 GBP
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The Sinking of the Bismarck : The Death of A Flagship, Berthold, Will
3 Berthold, Will The Sinking of the Bismarck : The Death of A Flagship
Bristol, Avon Cerberus Publishing 2004 1841450375 / 9781841450377 Soft Cover As New 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Part of the 'Fortunes of War' series, translated from the German by Michael Bullock and told from the point of view of the crew of the Bismark. Describes the hunt and the final kill; the end being a horrific portrayal of defeat at sea. Gift quality paperback protected in its own palstic sleeve - 160 pages. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 10.50 GBP
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Carrier Operations in World War II; Volume II - The Pacific Navies, Brown, David
4 Brown, David Carrier Operations in World War II; Volume II - The Pacific Navies
Shepperton, Middlesex Ian Allan 1974 0711002762 / 9780711002760 Hard Cover Good Good 4to 
The second volume of Carrier Operations of World War II describes the activities and operations of the United States Navy and Imperial Japanese Navy carriers in the Pacific and Indian Oceans during the first 15 months of World War II. Good clean copy which has small ding to front cover in an unclipped dustjacket with some edgewear. Illustrated with 108 black and white photographs. 152 pages including index. Next post UK dispatch. 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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Badges and Battle Honours of HM Ships, Burns, Lt. Cdr. K. V.
5 Burns, Lt. Cdr. K. V. Badges and Battle Honours of HM Ships
Liskeard, Cornwall Maritime Books 1987 0907771262 / 9780907771265 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Lists the badges for HM Ships in commission, or being built, in 1986. Unread, lage format hardback in a d/w showing light signs of storage - 208 pages including index. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 22.50 GBP
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U-Boats at War, Busch, Harald  - Translated By Wilson, L.P.R.
6 Busch, Harald - Translated By Wilson, L.P.R. U-Boats at War
London Putnam 1955 First British Edition Hard Cover Good No Jacket 8vo Signed by Translator
Looks at the role of the German U-Boat during the Second World War. Illustrated with b./w photographs. 288 pages. Signed by the translator on the front endpaper with the following inscription "To H. Muhlenstedt (?) With Many thanks for his help with the illustrations & some of the technical expressions in this book from: Lawrence P.R. Wilson. 11th July 1955". A little foxing to page edges otherwise internally clean. Binding is tight though boards show signs of light shelfwear. A good copy. 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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Cammell Laird : Volume Two the Naval Ships, Collard, Ian
7 Collard, Ian Cammell Laird : Volume Two the Naval Ships
Stroud, Gloucestershire Tempus Publishing 2006 0752438743 / 9780752438740 First Edition Card Covers As New 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Illustrated with many previously unpublished images, this will prove to be the definitive book on the most famous of the Cammell Laird-built navy vessels. Clean, bright copy which appears unread - 128 pages including index. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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Ships of the Royal Navy : The Complete Record of All Fighting Ships of the Royal Navy from the 15th Century to the Present, Colledge, J. J.
8 Colledge, J. J. Ships of the Royal Navy : The Complete Record of All Fighting Ships of the Royal Navy from the 15th Century to the Present
London Greenhill Books 2003 1853675660 / 9781853675669 Fully Revised and Updated Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Revised by Lt-Cdr Ben Warlow. A comprehensive, essential reference to Royal Navy ships brought up-to-date, from Tudor warships to ultramodern submarines. Previous owner's small sticker inside cover. Clean, bright copy in a d/w protected by a clear, plastic jacket - 367 pages. Next post dispatch from the UK. 
Price: 55.00 GBP
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Submarine Boats : The Beginnings of Underwater Warfare, Compton-Hall, Richard
9 Compton-Hall, Richard Submarine Boats : The Beginnings of Underwater Warfare
Leicester, Leicestershire Windward 1983 071120327X / 9780711203273 Soft Cover Good + 4to 
Perceptive account of the early years of submarine development, with much new material on the lives of the forgotten pioneers. Good, clean, large format paperback with light signs of shelfwear - 192 pages including index. 
Price: 10.50 GBP
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Nautilus, Davies, R.
10 Davies, R. Nautilus
London BBC 1995 0563370432 / 9780563370437 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine 4to 
Published to accompany the BBC television series of the same name the book Investigates the history of the submarine and the men who have lived and worked in them and also covers the dramatic race between the two superpowers to build the most powerful nuclear submarine fleet. A clean, crisp copy in unclipped jacket. Appears unread. Illustrated with b.w. & colour photographs. 239 pages including index. Next post UK dispatch 
Price: 10.50 GBP
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Against all Odds : Midget Submarines against the Tirpitz, Gallagher, Thomas
11 Gallagher, Thomas Against all Odds : Midget Submarines against the Tirpitz
London Macdonald and Co 1971 0356035913 / 9780356035918 First Edition Hard Back Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Examines the meticulously planned and rehearsed attack which succeeded partly by reason of training but largely on the strength of a number of brilliant improvisations forced on the crews by changes of circumstances that no one could have foreseen. Clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 170 pages including index. Laid in is a newspaper cutting for the obituary of Rear-Admiral Godfrey Place, VC. 170 pages including index. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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The Book of the Ship - An Exhaustive Pictorial and Factual Survey of World Ships, Shipping and Shipbuilding, Hardy, A.C.
12 Hardy, A.C. The Book of the Ship - An Exhaustive Pictorial and Factual Survey of World Ships, Shipping and Shipbuilding
London Sampson Low, Marston & Co Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Lavishly illustrated survey of ships and shipping data designed as a daily reference for men in the shipping industry and auxiliary trades - divided into 4 sections - The Ship: What She Is; The Ship: What She Does; Other Ships and Other Duties; The Pageant of Shipping. Very good clean hardback illustrated with b/w photographs and line-drawings. 322 pages + 46 pages of adverts. Undated. Previous owner's stamp on blank front endpaper. 
Price: 22.50 GBP
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The Towns, Hauge, Arnold
13 Hauge, Arnold The Towns
Kendal, Cumbria World Ship Society 1988 0905617487 / 9780905617480 First Edition Soft Cover Near Fine 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Charts the history of the 50 ships transferred from the USA to Great Britain in 1940. Clean, bright copy protected in a clear plastic jacket. Attached, fold-out illustration of the Town Class inside rear cover - 92 pages. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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USS Fulton (AS-11): 50th Anniversary the ''Can Do'' Ship, Hearst, David A.
14 Hearst, David A. USS Fulton (AS-11): 50th Anniversary the ''Can Do'' Ship
Paducah, KY, USA Turner Publishing Company 1991 1563110628 / 9781563110627 Limited Edition Hard Cover Near Fine 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
With a foreword by Charles J. Meyer. The story of the fourth ship of the United States Navy to be named in honour of Robert Fulton, inventor and ship designer. Attractive copy of this hard-to-find title. Dark blue boards with silver decoration and lettering to front cover and spine - 96 pages including index. 
Price: 87.50 GBP
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The Organization of War under Edward III 1338-62, Hewitt, H. J.
15 Hewitt, H. J. The Organization of War under Edward III 1338-62
Manchester, England Manchester University Press 1966 First Edition Hard Cover Good Good Ex Library 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Ex-Library copy with the usual markings. Examines the often neglected situations of how non-combatants existed during the war between England and France. Clean, bright copy in an unclipped d/w protected in a plastic film - 206 pages including Appendices, Sources abd Bibliography, an Index of Persons and Places, and an Subject Index plus an attached fold-out map. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
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War At Sea In The Ironclad Age (Cassell'S History Of Warfare), Hill, Richard
16 Hill, Richard War At Sea In The Ironclad Age (Cassell'S History Of Warfare)
London Cassell 2002 0304362670 / 9780304362677 Soft Cover Very Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Charts the development of the warship from the first French floating batteries of the mid nineteenth century to the famous dreadnoughts. Slight tanning to page edges else a very good clean, paperback which appears unread. 240 pages including index. 
Price: 7.50 GBP
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The Lexington Goes Down : A Fighting Carrier's Last Hours in the Coral Sea, Hoehling, Adolph A.
17 Hoehling, Adolph A. The Lexington Goes Down : A Fighting Carrier's Last Hours in the Coral Sea
U.S.A. Stackpole Books 1994 0811725502 / 9780811725507 Soft Cover Near Fine 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
The story of the Lexington's final few hours and how the men discharged their duties with a staunch devotion to duty. As new, unread copy which shows signs of minimal shelfwear. Text block immaculate. Illustrated with b.w. photographs. Next post UK dispatch. 
Price: 17.50 GBP
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Aircraft Carriers - the illustrated History, Humble, Richard
18 Humble, Richard Aircraft Carriers - the illustrated History
London Michael Joseph 1982 0718121503 / 9780718121501 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine 4to 
Traces the story of the aircraft carrier beginning with the floatplane and deck-landing pionees of WWI, examining the conversion of battleships to carriers in the 1920's and the evolution of the carrier task force as a powerful successor to the battle fleet. A clean, crisp copy in unclipped jacket. Appears unread. Illustrated with b.w. & colour photographs. 192 pages including index. Next post UK dispatch 
Price: 12.50 GBP
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Jane's Battleships of the Twentieth Century, Ireland, Bernard
19 Ireland, Bernard Jane's Battleships of the Twentieth Century
London HarperCollins 1996 0004709977 / 9780004709970 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine 4to - over 9" - 12" tall Gibbons, Tony 
The Naval historian reveals the fascinating background to each class of battleship with each entry including comprehensive technical data. Heavy, glossy, large format hardback in a d/w - 192 pages. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 17.50 GBP
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Sea Power 2000, Ireland, Bernard
20 Ireland, Bernard Sea Power 2000
London Arms & Amour Press 1990 0853689792 / 9780853689799 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine 4to 
"Study of the current state of and future trends in international sea power." A clean, crisp copy in unclipped jacket. Appears unread. Illustrated with b.w. photographs. 160 pages including index. Next post UK dispatch 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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