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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

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Shipcraft 2 - King George V Class Battleships

By: Chesneau, Roger.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Chatham Publishing: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004588

ISBN: 1861762119

Condition: As New


Illustrated card covers in As New condition. First edition, pp 64, colour illustrations, references. The 'ShipCraft' series provides in-depth information about building and modifying model kits of famous warship types. 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

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The Last Sailing Battlefleet: Maintaining Naval Mastery, 1815-50.

By: Lambert, Professor Andrew D.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Conway Maritime Press Ltd: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005302

ISBN: 0851775918

Condition: Very Good


Large Hardback with some bumping and scraping to bottom of spine but otherwise in Very Good condition, dust wrapper with small chip missing from bottom of spine & price clipped untidily but otherwise also in Very Good condition. First edition, pp214, b&w illustrations, bibliography and index. In an archival wrapper. The Last Sailing Battlefleet: Maintaining Naval Mastery, 1815-1850. 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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Treaty Cruisers: The First International Warship Building Competition

By: Marriott, Leo.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Pen and Sword: 2005

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005313

ISBN: 1844151883

Condition: As New


Hardcover, As New with As New dustwrapper. First edition, pp 185, b&w illustrations, appendices, index. The Washington Naval Treaty of 1921 and subsequent treaties in the 1930s effectively established the size and composition of the various navies in World War II. In particular they laid down design parameters and tonnage limitations for each class of warship including battleships, aircraft carriers, cruisers and destroyers. With one or two exceptions, battleship construction was deferred until the mid 1930s but virtually all navies embraced the concept of the 8in gun armed 10,000 ton heavy ... 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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The Road to Maggieknockater: Exploring Aberdeen and the North-East Through its Place Names.

By: Smith, Robert.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Birlinn, 2011. 9781841583211: 2011

Seller ID: 1317

ISBN: 1841583219

Condition: As New


Paperback in MINT condition. Reprint, first published in 2004. With pp 226; with b&w illustrations, with map of North-east Scotland. The study of names and their origin has developed over the years and it examines various aspects of the place-name game, among them field names (one retired naval commander called his fields after the battleships he served on), and place-name rhymes, which were used by country folk to mock their rivals on other farms and villages. It takes you to Old Groddie, where illicit stills were busy in the old days, and to old tracks where 50,000 Hielanmen went marching t... View more info