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My Start in Life

By A Young Middy

Sampson Low, 1881. 294pages. After leaving Britannia series of letters to father he went to China twice and Australian Station. Spine cover partially disbound. spine weak, blue cloth. . 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.



By Royal Naval Warrant Officers' Manual

217 Pages. 12 x 20cms. Spine very weak partly disbound. . Covers worn, cardboard boards showing through . little Foxing. Handbook for Officrs of & from Rank. Lists of all officers active & retired. Pensioned lists not appearing in official publications. Ages, War & Meritorious Services. Historical notes on the Warrant Rank. Grades of Foreign Warrant Officers. Regulationsreferring to Charities. Examinations, Official Passages, Pay, pensions, allowances. Adverts. Card covers..


The Navy: Its Past and Present State

By Napier Rear Admiral Sir Charles

1851. In a series of letters. Paper browned. 250pages. Spine weak. Not disbound. original covers little worn and faded. Original title label to spine worn. top of spine cover torn. . 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


A Naval Biographical Dictionary

By O'byrne William R

1861. The services of all living naval officers Admirals, Captains, Commanders, Lieutenants, Masters, Engineers, Mates, Second Masters, Chaplains, Naval instructors, Medical Officers, Paymasters and assistant Paymasters together with those of the Officers of the Royal Marines. New and enlarged edition. Folio edition. 444pages. Good blue cloth gilt title.THIS IS A REPRINT OF THE ORIGINAL NO DATE WHEN REPRINT WAS DONE PROBABLY IN THE 1970-80'S. Reprint. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.


Evolution Of Engineering In The Royal Navy Vol. 1 1827-1939

By Rippon Cdr. P. M.

1988. 303 Pages. 20 x 28cms. All aspects of development in the various classes of ship covering steam boilers, engines, electrical, naval aviation, submarines, engineering personnel. Index. Over 250 illus. diags & plans.V/G in Dustwrapper.


The British Navy: Its Strength, Resources and Administration

By Brassey

1882. VOLUMES, 2, 3, ONLY ALL ORIGINAL BLUE AND GILT CLOTH BINDINGS WITH GILT MOTIFS. VOL II Miscellaneous subjects connected with Shipbilding for the purposes of War. Illus. Index. 421pages. Vol.III Opinions on the Shipbuilding Policy of the Navy 1882. 586p. PLEASE ENQUIRE IF WISH TO PURCHASE ANY OF THE ODD VOLUMES. THIS IS A HEAVY ITEM POSTAGE WILL BE EXTRA.. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


Cox & The Ju Ju Coast

By Cox J.G

1968. 1 Maps. 4 Illus. 88 Pages. 15 x 20cms. Good. A Journal kept aboard H.M.S. Fly 1868/9. Introduction by "Wacelet" Experiences aboard a Gun-Boat at later stage of supression of Slave Trade on West Coast of Africa. End-paper maps. 20 sketches. Fold-out plan of H.M.S. Fly. Notes. Index. Card covers. PLEASE NOTE Pages 45, 46, 48 and 49 blank. Photocopies of missing printed inserted otherwise v/g. 2 fold-out plans of hms fly..


Naval Development In The Century

By Barnaby N.

1904. 468 Pages. 13 x 20cms. Ex-Lib. covers a little worn, Good. Seamen, materials Labour, armed, Ships, Machinery, Boilers, Guns, Arms, Torpedoes, torpedo boats, armour, US Navy 1885-1900. British naval Panics, utilisation of merchant ships for War purposes. 5 append Index. 15 illus. & diags..


Men Who Defend Us

By Grenfell Cdr. R.

1938. Covers Army, Navy and Air Force. Historical survey. Anderson Committee charged to cut down service pay in 1923. Fallacy of arguing the fighting man was to be compared with the unsilled labour force and that of laissez-faire. Interference of the Treasury. Pensions and other conditions. Index. Some foxing. Covers faded.. 1s Ed. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


Our Sailors

By Kingston W. H.

Griffith and Farran Anecdotes of the Engagements and Gallant deeds of the British Navy. nd about 1886. Ex-Library Rebound blue cloth rather grubby. Paper browned, spine a little weak. grubby. 332p.. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.


Pictorial History Of The Royal Navy Vol. 2

By Watts A. J

1971. 144 Pages. 15 x 23cms. 1880-1914. Period of scientific change during the Fisher era. Over 150 illus.V/G in d/W..


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2001. 0-670-86085-9 Sailors and Naval Combat in the Twentieth Century.1. 463 pages. 57 black & white illus. 4 maps.16 x 24. All the main battles covered from the Battle of Tsushima to The Cold War. Notes. Sources. Index. V/G in D/W. .


Report Of The Naval Training Vessels Committee

By New Zealand Government

1882. Unsigned 16 Pages. 21 x 33cms. Lacks Covers. Pages loose. Together with the Minutes of Proceedings, Evidence & Appendix. An insight to the early training of New Zealand seamen. .


Morning Glory

By Howarth S

1983. 0241111153 5 Maps. 35 Illus. 398 Pages. 15 x 23cms. V/G in D/W History of the Imperial Japanese Navy 1853-1945. Chronology of the Imperial Japanese Navy, Index, Biblio. .


Immortal Warrior - Britain's First & Last Battleship

By Wells Capt. J

1987. 0859373339 263 Pages. 23 x 18cms. V/G in D/W 12 appendices. 8 plans. 4 col. illus. Diags. b/w illus. Index. .


Vol.6 Mar.26th 1898-sept.17th 1898

By Navy & Army Illustrated

624 Pages. 23 x 36cms. Original green ornamental & decorative covers. Covers marked & little worn. Spine little weak, few pages loose. Index.Contemporary commentary & illus. of life in RN & various warships of the Fleet. Naval Articles on Elswick Shipbuilding Yard, The French in China, Norwegian Naval Cadets, At Sea with the Channel Squadron, The Russians at Port Arthur, Uncle Sam's Navy,Gun-boats on the Nile, Naval Training Brigs, Malta Dockyard, About Some Old Figure-head Relics. Full size illus. by Gregory, Maull & Fox, M. Bar, Crockett, Symonds & Co. Col. frontis of HRH Albert Edward, Prince of Wales, by E. Mullins. Army items alsoof interest. Art pp. .


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By Lambert A.

1987. 150 Illus. 192 Pages. 20 x 25cms. Good in D/W. Launched in 1860 the first iron-hulled seagoing armoured ship. Now completely restored. An historical record. 40 line drawings. Blue cloth..


Steam, Politics & Patronage: The Transformation Of The Royal Navy 1815-1854.
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Steam, Politics & Patronage: The Transformation Of The Royal Navy 1815-1854.

By Greenhill B. & Giffard A.

1994. 2 Maps. 41 Illus. 256 Pages. 15 x 25cms. V/G in D/W. Shows how the Admiralty far from being obstructive to the introduction of steam power grasped the opportunities which came with the industrial revolution. An insight into the workings of the Admiralty. Sources & biblio. Index..


The First Destroyers.

By Lyon D.

1996. 128 Pages. 25 x 30cms. Taken from Admiralty documents & plans. Fully detailed data of the Royal Navy's Torpedo Boat Destroyers of the 1890's up to the River class of 1900. German response and developments in the United Sates. Builders and service. Sources and list of plansavailable at the National Maritime Museum. 100 integrated plans and illustrations. Scale folding plan of HMS Velox in pocket at rear of volume. Good in d/w. Good/Good.


Admiralty Statutes: Being The Public Statutes Actually In Force Relating To The Admiralty & Navy

By Carter A.T

1905. Unsigned 832 Pages. 15 x 25cms. Ex-Library. Covers faded. Good. Third edition. In 2 Volumes. Published under the authority of the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty. Statutes grouped together according to subject matter with an index in each volume. .


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