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Image for French West Africa (2 Volumes Complete)

French West Africa (2 Volumes Complete)

By: N/A

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Naval Intelligence Division.: 1943

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004141

Condition: Very Good


Hardcovers with faded spines and some light shelfwear but otherwise in Very Good condition, no Jackets. First edition, pp xii, 436, xvi, 596, numerous b&w illustrations and maps, fold out maps, indices. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, SO FOR UK FIRST CLASS AND INTERNATIONAL, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS WILL BE REQUIRED. View more info

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Le Vaisseau de 74 canons (Collection Archéologie navale française) Volume 2

By: Boudriot, Jean

Price: £85.00

Publisher: Éditions des Quatre Seigneurs: 1974

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004539

ISBN: 2852310090

Condition: Near Fine


Large hardcover in coarse blue cloth binding, slightly shelfworn dustwrapper with two small closed tears internally repaired and in otherwise Very Good condition. First edition, pp 212, numerous b&w illustrations and diagrams as well as several fold out diagrams. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 3KG, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS WILL BE REQUIRED. View more info

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Frégate de 18 - LA VENUS de l`ingenieur Sané, 1782, Monographie.

By: Boudriot, Jean.

Price: £95.00

Publisher: Collection archéologie navale française: 0

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004540

Condition: Fine


Cloth covered binder in Fine condition, dustwrapper with some light shelfwear but otherwise in Near Fine condition. First edition, 73 page guide to plates with b&w illustrations and diagrams, measurements table, naval colours chart, 13 loose folding plates. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, SO FOR UK FIRST CLASS AND INTERNATIONAL, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS WILL BE REQUIRED. View more info

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Paddle Warships: The Earliest Naval Steamers, 1815-51 (Conway's Ship Types)

By: Brown, D. K.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Conway Maritime Press Ltd: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004530

ISBN: 0851776167

Condition: Fine


Hardcover in Fine condition, dustwrapper with some creasing around the front hinge area but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 94, b&w illustrations throughout, index. View more info

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The "Königsberg" Adventure.

By: Chatterton, E. Keble.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Hurst & Blackett Ltd, 1932.: 1932

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 947

Condition: Very Good


Hardback, in Very Good condition with some signs of wear, no dustwrapper. First edition, pp 287, b&w plates and illustrations in text - one plate missing (p132), index. The epic story of the German cruiser Konigsberg's role in First World War operations in East Africa. S14. View more info

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Shipcraft 1 - German Pocket Battleships

By: Chesneau, Roger

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Chatham Publishing: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004579

ISBN: 1861762097

Condition: Near Fine


Illustrated hardcovers, some light wear to top corners but otherwise in Near Fine condition. First edition, pp 64, colour and b&w illustrations, references. The 'ShipCraft' series provides in-depth information about building and modifying model kits of famous warship types. View more info

Celebration of Sail: The Marine Art of Roy Cross RSMA

By: Cross, Roy

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Crowood Press: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004672

ISBN: 1861267150

Condition: Near Fine


Large hardcover in Near Fine condition with Near Fine dustwrapper. First edition, pp 128, b&w and colour illustrations throughout. This beautiful book features paintings by one of the foremost marine painters working today. Over more than thirty years Roy Cross has created a volume of work celebrating the peak of the development of the naval and merchant sailing vessel, for the late eighteenth to the late nineteenth centuries. This book is the first review of Roy's marine paintings to be published. Dozens of his best paintings are showcased in full colour and accompanied by detailed captions ... View more info

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Celebration of Sail: The Marine Art of Roy Cross RSMA

By: Cross, Roy

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Crowood Press: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004616

ISBN: 1861267150

Condition: Near Fine


Large hardcover in Near Fine condition with Near Fine dustwrapper. First edition, pp 128, b&w and colour illustrations throughout. This beautiful book features paintings by one of the foremost marine painters working today. Over more than thirty years Roy Cross has created a volume of work celebrating the peak of the development of the naval and merchant sailing vessel, for the late eighteenth to the late nineteenth centuries. This book is the first review of Roy's marine paintings to be published. Dozens of his best paintings are showcased in full colour and accompanied by detailed captions ... View more info

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The Schooner: Its Design and Development from 1600 to the Present

By: David R. MacGregor

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Chatham: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004651

ISBN: 1861760205

Condition: Fine


Hardcover in Fine condition with dustwrapper in Fine condition. First edition, pp 192, b&w illustrations and diagrams throughout, index. This work is a comprehensive history of the development of the schooner from its emergence in Holland in the early years of the 17th century, right up to the present when the rig is experiencing a renaissance with luxury charter vessels. Though cargo-carrying was the main use to which schooners were put in Britain, America and Canada, there were also fishing schooners, pilot boats, Baltimore clippers, shallops, colonial schooners, naval schooners and yachts.... View more info

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Pepys's Navy: Ships, Men & Warfare 1649-89

By: Davies, J. D.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Seaforth Publishing: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004584

ISBN: 1848320140

Condition: Near Fine


Large hardcover in Near Fine condition with Near Fine dustwrapper. First edition, pp 304, b&w and colour illustrations throughout, notes, appendix, index. All aspects of the English navy in the second half of the seventeenth century are comprehensively described in this book by one of Britain's leading authorities of a period that witnessed the creation of a permanent naval service. One of the book's most significant players is Samuel Pepys, whose tireless work over thirty years did so much to develop systems for construction and administration that prepared the navy for its global struggle w... View more info

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The Heyday of Sail: The Merchant Sailing Ship 1650-1830 (Conways History of the Ship)

By: Gardiner, Robert

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Conway Maritime Press Ltd: 1995

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 004570

ISBN: 0851776442

Condition: Near Fine


Large hardcover with red cloth covered boards, black spine with gilt titles and ruling, very faint faded line on front cover (possibly a printing defect which is barely noticeable), dustwrapper with some marking to front cover but otherwise in Very Good condition. First Limited edition of 2000 [1363], pp 175, b&w illustrations, bibliography, Glossary of Abbreviations, Index. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, SO FOR UK FIRST CLASS AND INTERNATIONAL, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS WILL BE REQUIRED. View more info

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The Line of Battle: The Sailing Warship 1650-1840

By: Gardiner, Robert

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Conway Maritime Press: 1992

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 005271

ISBN: 085177606X

Condition: Near Fine


Large hardcover with some very light shelfwear to bottom of spine but otherwise Near Fine condition, dustwrapper with some minor creasing to area near top of spine and some very light shelfwear but otherwise in Near Fine condition. Limited First edition (1112/2000), pp 208, b&w illustrations and diagrams throughout, glossary, index. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, SO FOR UK FIRST CLASS AND INTERNATIONAL, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS WILL BE REQUIRED. View more info

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The Advent of Steam: The Merchant Steamship before 1900

By: Greenhill, B.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Conway Maritime Press Ltd: 1993

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 004575

ISBN: 0851776183

Condition: Very Good


Large hardcover with red cloth boards and black cloth spine with gilt titles and ruling, dustwrapper with some light shelfwear and some ink transfer to top of inside dustwrapper but otherwise in Very Good condition. First Limited edition of 2000 [1574], pp 190, b&w illustrations and diagrams, bibliography, glossary, index. The advent of steam power was one of the greatest innovations in maritime transport since the development of the three-masted ship. This book examines the history of the merchant steamship, from the introduction of the paddle to screw propulsion and the emergence of effici... View more info

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Sail's Last Century: Merchant Sailing Ship, 1830-1930 (Conway's History of the Ship)

By: Greenhill, Basil

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Conway Maritime Press Ltd: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004573

ISBN: 0851775659

Condition: Very Good


Large hardcover, some light edgewear and slight staining to top edge of dustwrapper and text block, internally unneffected and small bumps to boards and dustwrapper but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 176, b&w illustrations, graphs and diagrams throughout, bibliography, glossary, index. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, SO FOR UK FIRST CLASS AND INTERNATIONAL, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS WILL BE REQUIRED. View more info

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Colonial Schooner 1763-1775

By: Hahn, Harold M.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Conway Maritime Press: 1981

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004586

ISBN: 0851772153

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in Very Good condition, dustwrapper with some fading to spine, small dent to rear hinge internally repaired but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 176, b&w illustrations and diagrams throughout. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, SO FOR UK FIRST CLASS AND INTERNATIONAL, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS WILL BE REQUIRED. View more info

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Cruisers in Camera, 1868-1999

By: Hayward, Roger

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Sutton Publishing Ltd: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004649

ISBN: 0750923504

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in Very Good condition, dustwrapper with small scratch in center of front cover but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 180, b&w illustrations throughout, glossary, bibliography, index. View more info

Image for The Marine Art of Geoff Hunt : Master Painter of the Naval World of Nelson and Patrick O'Brian

The Marine Art of Geoff Hunt : Master Painter of the Naval World of Nelson and Patrick O'Brian

By: Hunt, Geoff

Price: £100.00

Publisher: Conway Maritime Press Ltd: 2004

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 004612

ISBN: 1844860000

Condition: Fine


Large hardcover in Fine condition with Fine dustwrapper, slipcase with some very minor shelfwear but otherwise Near Fine. Limited First edition of 250 [76], Signed by Geoff Hunt on half title page, pp 144, very high quality illustrations throughout, bibliography, index. 'Geoff Hunt"s pictures, perfectly accurate in period and details, but very far from merely representational, are often suffused with a light reminiscent of Canaletto" Patrick O'Brian "...his paintings, perhaps more than those of any other artist, have a compelling immediacy and sense of vitality, especially in his... View more info

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The 100-Gun Ship Victory (Anatomy of the Ship)

By: John McKay

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Conway Maritime Press: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004627

ISBN: 085177444X

Condition: Near Fine


Hardcover in Near Fine condition, dustwrapper with slightly bumped bottom front corner but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 119, b&w illustrations and diagrams throughout. View more info

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The Galleon: The Great Ship of the Armada Era

By: Kirsch, Peter

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Conway Maritime Press / Naval Institute Press: 1990

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004538

ISBN: 0851775462

Condition: Near Fine


Hardcover, top of spine slightly bumped but otherwise in Near Fine condition, dustwrapper with some light shelfwear but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 214, b&w illustrations and diagrams, appendix, notes, bibliography, index. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, SO FOR UK FIRST CLASS AND INTERNATIONAL, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS WILL BE REQUIRED. View more info

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Battleships in Transition: The Creation of the Steam Battlefleet 1815-1860

By: Lambert, Andrew.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Conway Maritime Press: 1984

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005900

ISBN: 085177315X

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in cloth covered boards with gilt titles to spine, some light shelfwear but otherwise in Very Good condition, dustwrapper with some light shelfwear, small tear to top of rear hinge internally repaired, now enclosed in a clear archival wrap and in otherwise Very Good condition. First edition, pp 160, b&w illustrations, appendices, notes, bibliography, index. A detailed look at the transition to steam battleships between 1815-1860. View more info