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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


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. Next post 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


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


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


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


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


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


The story of the unit which provided waterbourne 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


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. Next post dispatch. 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


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. Next post dispatch. View more info

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War in an Age of Revolution, 1775-1815

By: Chickering, Roger & Forster, Stig ( Edited By )

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, Cambridge University Press: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 060996


Part of the Publications of the German Historical Institute Series. Investigates a critical moment in the history of warfare by assembling historians of the early modern and modern eras to speak to one another across the great historiographical divide that has traditionally separated them. Clean, bright, unread hardback in a d/w - 422 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Diary of a Wren, 1940-1945

By: Deacon, Audrey

Price: £15.00

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

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 059190


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. Next post 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


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. Next post 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


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. Next post dispatch from the UK. 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


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


Deeply thought-out work which distills 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. Next post 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


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


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


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


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 unreead hardback. 192 pages including index. Next post UK 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


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. Next post dispatch. View more info