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BATTLESHIPS OF THE U.S. NAVY IN WORLD WAR II

By Stefan Terzibaschitsch

(Subject: Naval & Maritime: Ships, Submarines & Other Vessels - General) Small tear on top and bottom of spine.Marks on page edges.Details the development of the American battleships with photographs, deck plans and silhouette drawings. The book covers all classes and includes details of construction, armament, radar and wartime camouflage. (Published: 1977) (Publisher: Bonanza) (ISBN: 0517234513) (Pagination: Large Format 191pp 115 drawings, 148 photographs) (Condition: ) UL-XXXXXX

$15.51

BRITISH WARSHIPS & AUXILIARIES: 1983 EDITION

By Mike Critchley

(Subject: Naval & Maritime: Ships, Submarines & Other Vessels - General) A small but comprehensive study of the ships, aircraft and personnel of the Royal Navy in 1983. The book is extensively illustrated with numerous black and white and 11 colour photographs plus tables detailing all the vessels currently in service. (Published: 1983) (Publisher: Maritime Books) (ISBN: 0950632384) (Pagination: 112pp, c110 b/w & colour photos, tables) (Condition: good in card cover.) UL-XXXXXX

$9.31

WORLD WAR II WARSHIPS

By David and Hugh Lyon

(Subject: Naval & Maritime: Ships, Submarines & Other Vessels - General) Dustjacket torn at edges. British, German, Japanese, French Italian and U.S.vessels. The development, construction and fighting role of over 50 warships are individually described and placed within the context of their class. Each vessel is accompanied by a full technical specification, detailed colour drawing and photographs. (Published: 1976) (Publisher: Excalibur) (ISBN: 0525700579) (Pagination: Large Format. 127pp col/bw illustrations) (Condition: Good) UL-XXXXXX

$9.31

BRITISH WARSHIPS & AUXILIARIES: 1979 EDITION

By Mike Critchley

(Subject: Naval & Maritime: Ships, Submarines & Other Vessels - General) A small but comprehensive study of the ships, aircraft and personnel of the Royal Navy in 1979. The book is extensively illustrated with numerous black and white and 15 colour photographs plus tables detailing all the vessels currently in service. (Published: 1979) (Publisher: Maritime Books) (ISBN: 0950632317) (Pagination: 112pp, c110 b/w & colour photos, tables) (Condition: good in card cover. slight foxing at front and back inner pages) UL-XXXXXX

$9.31

THE WONDER BOOK OF THE NAVY

(Subject: Naval & Maritime: Ships, Submarines & Other Vessels - General) With a foreword by Earl Jellicoe this is a contemporary examination, circa 1950, of Britain's Royal Navy. Packed with photos and articles including 'The Ships of the Fleet', 'What a Naval battle is Like', 'Battleships', 'Submarines', 'Flying in the Navy', 'Naval Ways and Customs' and many more. The volume is in good condition for its age. Edges of the boards are knocked and fraying. The binding and hinge are good (though slightly dtaching at preliminaries). Gift inscription plus three pasted-in cigarette cards at front endpaper. (Published: 1950) (Publisher: Ward, Lock & Co.) (Pagination: 255pp, 8 colour plates, 300 b/w illustrations) (Condition: good in pictorial boards worn at edges.) UL-XXXXXX

$15.51

JANE'S POCKET BOOK 8: SUBMARINE DEVELOPMENT

By John E Moore

(Subject: Naval & Maritime: Ships, Submarines & Other Vessels - General) A concise illustrated history of submarine development. Each entry had a small narrative and where possible specifications.USA, UK, Germany, France, Japan, USSR and Italy are all included with information from their earliest to the 1970s (Published: 1976) (Publisher: MacDonald Janes) (ISBN: 0356047989) (Pagination: Landscape format. 240pp illustrations) (Condition: Good in rubbed dw) UL-XXXXXX

$6.21

JANE'S WAR AT SEA 1897-1997: 100 YEARS OF JANE'S FIGHTING SHIPS CENTENNIAL EDITION
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JANE'S WAR AT SEA 1897-1997: 100 YEARS OF JANE'S FIGHTING SHIPS CENTENNIAL EDITION

By Bernard Ireland

(Subject: Naval & Maritime: Ships, Submarines & Other Vessels - General) Published to mark the centenary of Jane's Fighting Ships. From the beginning of the 20th century, when Britain was the world’s greatest naval power, through the World Wars and into the long era of American maritime supremacy, Jane’s War at Sea also reveals the latest ideas in warship construction: radical designs which may make many of today’s warships as obsolete as the Victorian Royal Navy’s battleships originally described by Fighting Ships’ founder, Fred T. Jane. (Published: 1997) (Publisher: Harper Collins) (ISBN: 0004720652) (Pagination: Large Format. 256pp profusely illustrated.) (Condition: Very good in d/w) UL-XXXXXX

$12.41

WARSHIPS AND SEA BATTLES OF WORLD WAR I

By Editor Bernard Fitzsimons

(Subject: Naval & Maritime: Ships, Submarines & Other Vessels - General) Dustwrapper chipped (repaired with tape) and faded. The story of "the First World War at sea; of the mighty ships, the battles they fought, and the unrelenting struggle against the submarine. (Published: 1973) (Publisher: Phoebus.London) (ISBN: 0702600040) (Pagination: Large Format. 160pp illustrations) (Condition: fair in faded & chipped d/w) UL-XXXXXX

$9.31

MODERN NAVAL STRATEGY

By Admiral Sir Reginald Bacon and F E McMurtrie

(Subject: Naval & Maritime: Ships, Submarines & Other Vessels - General) No d/w. Spine Faded. previously from University Air squadron Library so several stamps on endpapers and back of fold-out map.No other marks in text. Dealing with the problems most closely associated with Naval strategy with illustrations of principle selected as far as possible from modern seafare. (Published: 1940) (Publisher: Frederick Muller) (Pagination: 216pp. 3 maps inc. 1 fold-out ) (Condition: ) UL-XXXXXX

$7.76

SHIPS OF THE VICTORIAN NAVY

By Conrad Dixon

(Subject: Naval & Maritime: Ships, Submarines & Other Vessels - General) Card covers creased at edges, text and 48 paintings of the most famous Victorian warships unmarked. (Published: 1987) (Publisher: Ashford Press) (ISBN: 1852530243) (Pagination: 111pp 48 illustrations) (Condition: ) UL-XXXXXX

$4.65

ITALIAN WARSHIPS OF WORLD WAR II

By Aldo Fraccaroli

(Subject: Naval & Maritime: Ships, Submarines & Other Vessels - General) Particulars of all the combatant ships of the Royal Italian Navy that served in WWI. Includes both old and new vessels, plus those which did not reach the operational stage (because they were damaged while under completion or scuttled to avoid capture by the Germas) or which were captured by the Germans and completed by them. (Published: 1969) (Publisher: Ian Allan) (ISBN: 0711000026) (Pagination: 204pp, numerous photos) (Condition: Good in plastic covered d/w) UL-XXXXXX

$15.51

HISTORY OF THE WORLD'S WARSHIPS

By Christopher Chant

(Subject: Naval & Maritime: Ships, Submarines & Other Vessels - General) A massively detailed study of fighting ships of all nations from the advent of sailing warships in ancient times to the Middle ages and Elizabethan eras, and the development of the multi-gun Man of War. The sailing battleship gave way to the steam powered ironclad and the outbreak of global wars spurred the development of aircraft carriers and submarines. This book contains authoritative text and a vast range of colour and black and white illustrations of all types of capital ships from the world's navies. Additional shipping charges may apply. (Published: 2000) (ISBN: 1853614750) (Pagination: Large landscape format, 433pp, 1000+ colour & b/w photos & ills) (Condition: very good in d/w) UL-XXXXXX

$31.03

THE NAVAL FORCES OF THE UNITED KINGDOM 1999-2000
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THE NAVAL FORCES OF THE UNITED KINGDOM 1999-2000

By Charles Heyman

(Subject: Naval & Maritime: Ships, Submarines & Other Vessels - General) Contains all the details of the UK Governments 1998 Strategic Defence review. Silhouette outlines of all major equipment. (Published: 1998) (Publisher: Pen & Sword) (ISBN: 0850526876) (Pagination: 46pp illustrations) (Condition: Good in card covers) UL-XXXXXX

$3.10

WARSHIPS OF THE 20TH CENTURY

By Christopher Chant and John Batchelor Illustrator

(Subject: Naval & Maritime: Ships, Submarines & Other Vessels - General) Good in faded d/w with small tear of spine. Describes in concise detail the operational use and technical development of the major surface warship types, from the giant Aircraft carriers down to missile-armed fast attack craft, with an information text supported by artwork and photographs. (Published: 1996) (Publisher: Tiger Books Int.) (ISBN: 1855018039) (Pagination: Large Format. 144pp illustrations) (Condition: ) UL-XXXXXX

$12.41

GUNS AT SEA

By Peter Padfield

(Subject: Naval & Maritime: Ships, Submarines & Other Vessels - General) The first full length study of naval Gunnery. The author examines the methods and difficulties of naval gunners from Renaissance Europe to the mid twentieth century, together with the limitations of their instruments and weapons (Published: 1973) (Publisher: Military Book Society) (Pagination: 320pp, 14 col plates, 300 b/w ills, drawings, and photos. Large format) (Condition: Good in d/w) UL-XXXXXX

$34.13

AIRCRAFT CARRIERS

By Antony Preston

(Subject: Naval & Maritime: Ships, Submarines & Other Vessels - General) In this account noted historian Antony Preston deals not only with the aircraft carrier but also with the aircraft and the battles they fought, including Midway and Taranto. (Published: 1982) (Publisher: Bison Books) (ISBN: 0861240677) (Pagination: Large Format. 64pp. 100+ colour and black and white illustrations, maps) (Condition: Very good in d/w) UL-XXXXXX

$12.41

PURNELL'S HISTORY OF THE WORLD WARS SPECIAL. THE FIRST SUBMARINES

By Anthony Preston

(Subject: Naval & Maritime: Ships, Submarines & Other Vessels - General) The development of the submarine prior to the First World War and its activities during the war in the Mediterranean, Baltic, North Sea. it also looks at the anti-submarine developments. (Published: 1977) (Pagination: Large Format 64pp, 120 col & b/w ills and photos, diagrams etc) (Condition: Good in card covers) UL-XXXXXX

$4.65

PHOEBUS HISTORY OF THE WORLD WARS SPECIAL. BATTLESHIPS 1856-1919

By Antony Preston

(Subject: Naval & Maritime: Ships, Submarines & Other Vessels - General) From the first Ironclads to the end of World War I. The development of the battleship (Published: 1977) (Pagination: 64pp, 160 col & b/w ills, photos, drawings and diagrams) (Condition: Good in card covers) UL-XXXXXX

$4.65

SUBMARINES

By Richard Garrett

(Subject: Naval & Maritime: Ships, Submarines & Other Vessels - General) Pricing stamp on endpaper. Tears on d/w. The story of the history of the Submarine from an idea by a 16th century inventor to the 1970s, recounting the successes and disasters of courageous men and their underwater battlefields. (Published: 1977) (Publisher: Little Brown & Co) (ISBN: 0316304603) (Pagination: Large Format 143pp illustrations) (Condition: Good in torn d/w) UL-XXXXXX

$9.31

CRUISERS

By Bernard Ireland

(Subject: Naval & Maritime: Ships, Submarines & Other Vessels - General) Traces the evolution of the cruiser as a fighting ship from the earliest examples of the type to the guided missile ships of modern navies. The text is complemented by many historic photographs showing the developments that have enabled the cruiser to keep pace with the ever changing demands of naval warfare. (Published: 1981) (Publisher: Book Club Associates) (ISBN: 0600349756) (Pagination: Large format 173pp illustrations) (Condition: Good in d/w) UL-XXXXXX

$12.41

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