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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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Victorious the World Over.

By: Barker, Ray.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Square One, 1991.: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 1639

Condition: Very Good


Hardback, in Very Good condition, with dustwrapper in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 219, b&w illustrations. A look at life aboard HMS Victorious during the Second World War. Scarce Title, S22. View more info

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The Railways of Scotland Volume 9: Routes From Stirling.

By: Cinerail.

Price: £14.99

Publisher: Cinerail, 2004.: 0

Seller ID: 1832

Condition: New


(New DVD) Stirling is viewed before heading north-west to Callander, Killin Jct, the Killin branch, Oban and Connel Ferry, with its former dual road and rail bridge. Next is Gleneagles, formally linked by a branch to Crieff and Comrie. Crieff was served from Stirling and Perth with both routes featured, plus film of the Royal Navy's locos at Almondbank! The railbus service between Falkirk and Grangemouth with views of Grangemouth's steam depot is followed by film at Polmont, Bathgate and the narrow gauge system at Winchborough. East of Stirling is Alloa and via the swing bridge at Throsk, it w... View more info

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Of One Company: The Story of HMS Cavalier, the Last Destroyer

By: Erwood, Peter.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Arcturus Press: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005889

ISBN: 0907322697

Condition: Fine


Card covers with HMS Cavalier's badge, previous owners name ink on title page but otherwise in Fine condition. First edition, pp 85, b&w illustrations. The history of HMS Cavalier from its first commission in 1944 to it's last ending in 1972. View more info

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The Floating Prison: The Extraordinary Account of Nine Years Captivity on the British Prison Hulks During the Napoleonic Wars

By: Garneray, Louis & Rose, Richard.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Conway Maritime Pr: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004680

ISBN: 0851779425

Condition: Fine


Hardcover in Fine condition with Fine dustwrapper. First edition, pp xxv, 246, colour plates and b&w illustrations, appendices, notes, bibliography, index. In 1806, after 10 years at sea, Lieutentant Garneray was anxious to return to France when his ship was captured by the Royal Navy. He was confined, with hundreds of others, in the cramped quarters of one of the prison hulks off Portsmouth, where he remained for 9 years. Later, in the book Mes Pontons, he would recount his experience in what is considered to be the longest and most detailed account of life on a prison hulk. View more info

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The Fourth Force: The Untold Story of the Royal Fleet Auxiliary Since 1945

By: Geoff Puddefoot

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Seaforth Publishing: 2009

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005883

ISBN: 1848320469

Condition: As New


Hardcover in As New condition with As New dustwrapper. First edition, pp ix, 243, b&w illusytations, appendices, index. Set up in August 1905, the Royal Fleet Auxiliary was originally a logistic support organization, part of the Navy proper but run on civilian lines, comprising a miscellaneous and very unglamorous collection of colliers, store ships and harbour craft. Just over a century later it has evolved beyond recognition: its ships compare in size, cost and sophistication with all but the largest warships, and the RFA itself has developed into an essential arm of all three Services. It... View more info

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The Birth and Growth of the Royal New Zealand Navy

By: Harker, Jack S.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: The Pentland Press: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 003828

ISBN: 1858218047

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in Very Good condition with dustwrapper in Very Good condition. First edition, pp xiv, 491, b&w illustrations, glossary. View more info

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Trincomalee: The Last of Nelson's Frigates

By: Lambert, Andrew

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Chatham Publishing: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004681

ISBN: 1861761864

Condition: Fine


Hardcover in Fine condition with Fine dustwrapper. First edition, pp 160, b&w illustrations and diagrams, appendices, index. Trincomalee belonged to a large class of 38-gun Fifth Rates that have a strong claim to being the Royal Navy's standard frigate type for the whole of the Napoleonic Wars. Following the success of the Shannon against the Chesapeake in 1813, the class was chosen as the post-war mass-production design. Intended to replace large numbers of worn-out war-built frigates, this programme emphasised quality of construction for longevity, and included a number built of teak at Bo... View more info

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The Submarine Alliance (Anatomy of the Ship Series)

By: Lambert, John & Hill, David.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Conway Maritime Press: 1986

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004838

ISBN: 085177380X

Condition: Near Fine


Hardcover in Near Fine condition, dustwrapper with some light shelf wear and a small crease to rear cover but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 120, b&w illustrations and diagrams. View more info

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The Sailing Navy List: All the Ships of the Royal Navy - Built, Purchased and Captured, 1688-1855

By: Lyon, David

Price: £135.00

Publisher: Conway Maritime Press: 1993

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 004606

ISBN: 0851776175

Condition: Very Good


Large hardcover with some light shelfwear to head and foot of spine but otherwise Very Good, dustwrapper with light shelfwear to head and foot of spine but otherwise in Very Good condition, now enclosed in a clear archival wrapper. Limited First edition of 1000 [386], pp xv, 367, b&w illustrations and diagrams, index View more info

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Fearless & Intrepid: 1965-2002.

By: McCart, Neil.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Fan Publications, 2003.: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 949

Condition: Fine


Hardback, in Fine condition with dustwrapper in Fine condition. First edition, pp 176, b&w illustrations. Tells the story of two of the Royal Navy's longest serving ships. S14. View more info

The Social History of the Navy 1793-1815

By: Michael Lewis

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Chatham Publishing: 2004

Seller ID: 005881

ISBN: 1861762321

Condition: Near Mint


Hardcover in Near Mint condition with Near Mint dustwrapper. 2004 reprint, pp 467, b&w illustrations, appendices, index. A major work of naval reference and an important contribution to our understanding of Nelson's navy. Deals with a much neglected aspect of naval life. Contains fascinating first-hand, contemporary quotation. This finely researched book is a portrait of the Royal Navy during the Napoleonic wars; but it is particularly a portrait of the Navy's people, of the officers and men who formed that formidable fighting force made popular by novels of C S Forester and Patrick O'Brian. ... View more info

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British Battleships: A History of Design, Construction and Armament.

By: Parkes, Oscar.

Price: £120.00

Publisher: Seeley Service, 1970.: 1970

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 1495

Condition: Very Good


Hardback, in Very Good condition with dustwrapper in Very good condition. Second revised edition, pp xv, 701, b&w illustrations, appendice, index. A detailed look at the design and construction of British battleships from 1860 to 1950. POSTAGE RATES ARE BASED ON A BOOK WEIGHT UP TO 1KG. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 2KG, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS MAY BE REQUIRED. S23. View more info

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Ark Royal.

By: Poolman, Kenneth.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Tempus, 2000. 0752420267: 0

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 1637

ISBN: 0752420267

Condition: Very Good


Softback, in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 128, b&w illustrations. The courageous story of one of the best-loved and best-fought ships to fly the white ensign. S22. View more info

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Captured at Sea: Merchant Ships Captures in the South West Seas of Britain in the Time of Napoleon 1803-1815

By: Rees, Colin R & Clark, Peter.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Self-Published: 2011

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed and Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 005890

Condition: Fine


Illustrated card covers in Fine condition. First edition, Signed & Inscribed by Author to previous owner on half title page, pp xv, 155, indices including lists of ships and their captains. During the Napoleonic Wars of 1803 - 1815 many British merchant ships were captured and their crews were imprisoned in France. The book gives a brief background of Napoleon and his war with Britain and also the activity of the other countries which upset much of British shipping at the time. This book has concentrated on the ships sailing in and out of ports in the South West seas of Britain. View more info

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The Aircraft Carrier Victorious (Anatomy of the Ship)

By: Ross Watton

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Conway Maritime Press: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004836

ISBN: 0851775802

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in grey cloth covered boards with some light sunning to top edge of front and rear boards but otherwise in Very Good condition now enclosed in a clear archival wrap, dustwrapper with some light wear to top of spine but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 160, b&w illustrations and diagrams throughout. View more info

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Dawn Will Always Break (Ex Tenebris Lux).

By: Waller, Allan Lansley.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Allan Lansley Waller VRD, 1997. 0953159604: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 706

ISBN: 0953159604

Condition: Very Good


Paperback, Very Good condition - small stain to one page, slight edgewear; First edition, pp 108, b&w illustrations, glossary. The story of the authors time in the Royal Navy Volunteer Reserves (R.N.V.R.) during the Second World War in the Royal Naval Patrol Service. S6. View more info

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The Royal Navy at Chatham 1900-2000

By: Watling, John

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Maritime Books: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005886

ISBN: 0907771971

Condition: As New


Hardcover in As New condition with As New dustwrapper. First edition, pp 104, b&w illustrations throughout, index. The Royal Navy at Chatham 1900-2000 View more info