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Image for Sea Battles and Major Naval Events : A History from 1798

Sea Battles and Major Naval Events : A History from 1798

By: N/A

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, The Times:

Seller ID: 059230

Condition: Near Fine


Researched for and presented to John M. B. Lloyd. Laid in is a large, glossy fold-out chart of the Battle of Trafalgar. Charts the events together with a multitude of copies of newspaper reports. Clean, bright, very large hardback. Not dated. Includes The Falklands War. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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VJ The Final Victory

By: Anon

Price: £9.50

Publisher: England, DPR (Navy) for Ministry of Defence: 1995

Seller ID: 022389

Condition: Near Fine


Foreword by HRH The Duke of Edinburgh..20 pages illustrated booklet of the fight for South East Asia. View more info

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The Royal Navy Today

By: Anon

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Odhams Press: 1942

Seller ID: 041666

Condition: Very Good


Gives a general picture of the lives of the men who fought in the navy during World War II. A very good clean copy illustrated with b.w. photographs. Previous owner's sticker inside front cover. 128 pages including index. View more info

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The Navy : 1939 to the Present Day

By: Arthur, Max

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 041469

ISBN: 0340684690

Condition: Very Good


Based entirely on first-hand accounts with all the principal theatres of the War recalled. Provides a collection of remarkable stories from brave and unassuming individuals. Clean, bright copy with previous owner's sticker inside cover and faint sunning to page edges. Unclipped d/w protected in a clear, plastic jacket - 416 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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The True Glory - The Royal Navy : 1914-1939

By: Arthur, Max

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1996

Edition: First Edition - Second Impression

Seller ID: 056442

ISBN: 0340623012

Condition: Near Fine


The acclaimed historian pays tribute to the Royal Navy by drawing on the personal stories of those who served during this period. Clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 292 pages including index. Appears unread. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Keepers of the Sea

By: Beach, Edward L., Jr.

Price: £32.00

Publisher: Annapolis, MD, USA., The Naval Institute Press: 1984

Seller ID: 033156

ISBN: 0870217275

Condition: Very Good


Uses powerful pictures and an engaging text to draw the reader into a fascinating world unknown to most people. Large, heavy hardback in an unclipped d/w showing slight signs of storage - 256 pages. Next post dispatch from the UK. View more info

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Sailors in the RAF : The Story of the Marine Branch of the Royal Air Force

By: Beardow, Keith

Price: £87.50

Publisher: Yeovil, Somerset, Patrick Stephens: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 033055

ISBN: 1852604077

Condition: Near Fine


The story of the unit which provided waterborne support and rescue services for the RAF yet, strangely, was hardly known to the public and even remained something of a mystery within the armed forces. Faint sunning to page edges else a clean, unread hardback in an unclipped d/w - 240 pages including index. Scarce copy with a foreword by Air Vice-Marshal J.E.(Jonnie) Johnson. View more info

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The British Navy and the Use of Naval Power in the Eighteenth Century

By: Black, Jeremy and Woodfine, Philip ( Edited By )

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Leicester, Leicestershire, Leicester University Press: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 064505

ISBN: 0718513088

Condition: Near Fine


Work based on a highly successful conference which brought together leading scholars in the field of British naval history, 1688 - 1815. Clean, bright copy in an unclipped d/w - 273 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Mighty Hood : The Life and Death of the Royal Navy's Proudest Ship

By: Bradford, Ernle

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1965

Seller ID: 065071

Condition: Good


Looks at the ship once described as the greatest and most graceful of her time before being sunk by the Bismarck with the loss of 1,415 lives. Good clean hardback with tanning to pages & faded spine. 224 pages including index. Previous owner's details on front endpaper. View more info

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Sailing Warships of the US Navy

By: Canney, Donald L.

Price: £42.50

Publisher: Rochester, Kent, Chatham Publishing: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 064541

ISBN: 1861761104

Condition: Very Good


The first broad survey to look again at Howard Chapelle's findings, to unearth new material, and in many cases to draw different conclusions. Heavy, large format hardback in an unclipped d/w - 224 pages including index. Clean, bright copy. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Diary of a Wren, 1940-1945

By: Deacon, Audrey and Walne, Peter (edited by)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Spennymoor, County Durham, The Memoir Club: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 059190

ISBN: 1841040320

Condition: Very Good


Looks at the life and times of The Women's Royal Navy Service, formed in World War I, revived at the beginning of World War II, and ceasing to exist in 1993, when women became eligible to serve in the Royal Navy. Clean, bright copy in a price-clipped d/w - 168 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Final Invasion : Plattsburgh, the War of 1812's Most Decisive Battle

By: Fitz-Enz, Colonel David

Price: £20.00

Publisher: New York, NY, USA, Cooper Square Press: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 063398

ISBN: 0815411391

Condition: Near Fine


Recalls saw the largest invasion ever of a foreign military into the United States, as the British army and navy, fresh from victories against Napoleon, attempted to conquer Lake Champlain and its shores. Clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 271 pages including index. Prompt dispatch View more info

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Mutiny! : Naval Insurrections in Australia and New Zealand

By: Frame, Tom

Price: £15.00

Publisher: St Leonards, NSW, Australia, Allen & Unwin: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 060065

ISBN: 1865083518

Condition: Very Good


Clean, bright paperback showing some barely noticeable light crease marks to corners of a few pages. The first comprehensive study of naval insurrections in these two countries, examining when and why such outbreaks occur. 283 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Naval Institute Guide to World Military Aviation, 1995

By: Francillon, Rene J.

Price: £42.00

Publisher: Annapolis, MD, USA., The Naval Institute Press: 1995

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 034370

ISBN: 1557502528

Condition: Near Fine


Comprehensive, single-source reference which answers the imperative needs of all professionals who must have access to thorough and clearly organized information. Heavy, unread hardback in an unclipped d/w - 745 pages. Next post dispatch from the UK. View more info

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U. S. Maritime Strategy

By: Friedman, Norman

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Jane's Publishing Company: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 052883

ISBN: 0710605005

Condition: Very Good


Deeply thought-out work which distils the fundamentals of the Maritime Strategy and presents the reader with an elegant and provocative analysis. Clean square hardback in a d/w. Faint remnants of a stamp and minor biro mark to the ffep - 246 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Royal Navy in Australia 1900-2000

By: gillett, Ross & Jeffery, Vic

Price: £17.50

Publisher: Liskeard, Cornwall, Maritime Books: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 041425

ISBN: 0907771920

Condition: Near Fine


Continues a major series of books featuring the activities of the Royal Navy at its various bases, both home and abroad, throughout the last century. Clean, bright, large format hardback with previous owner's sticker inside cover - 128 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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The Royal Oak Affair : The Saga of Admiral Collard and Bandmaster Barnacle

By: Glenton, Robert

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Leo Cooper: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 041780

ISBN: 0850522668

Condition: Very Good


The story of how the utterance of a single swear word by Rear-Admiral Collard, laid a trail that put the careers of three senior officers in jeopardy and star-crossed the ambition of Admiral Sir Roger Keyes, one of Britain's greatest naval heroes. A very good clean hardback in unclipped protected dustwrapper. 191 pages including index. Illustrated with bw. photographs. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Great Battles of the Royal Navy: As Commemorated in the Gunroom, Britannia Royal Naval College, Dartmouth

By: Grove, Eric ( editor-in-chief)

Price: £13.00

Publisher: Godalming, Surrey, Colour Library Books: 1998

Seller ID: 017417

ISBN: 185833845X

Condition: Near Fine


Each battle written by an acknowledged expert in that field. Clean, bright, near as new copy - 256 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Defiance at Sea : Stories of Dramatic Naval Warfare

By: Guttman, Jon

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Arms & Amour Press: 1995

Seller ID: 034030

ISBN: 1854092405

Condition: Near Fine


Presents fourteen true-life stories of 'last stands' afloat - from Grenville's Revenge at Flores in 1591 to ARA San Luis in the Falklands in 1982. Clean, bright unread hardback. 192 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

Image for Defiance at Sea : Stories of Dramatic Naval Warfare

Defiance at Sea : Stories of Dramatic Naval Warfare

By: Guttman, Jon

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Arms & Amour Press: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 042258

ISBN: 1854092405

Condition: Very Good


Presents fourteen true-life stories of 'last stands' afloat - valiant sea fights in the face of daunting odds. Good, clean hardback in a price-clipped d/w - 192 pages including index. Newspaper cutting for the obituary of Paul Bootherstone enclosed. Prompt dispatch. View more info