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121 KEMP, Paul Underwater Warriors. Brockhampton in dj
Brockhampton, 1999, ISBN:1860199917 
KEMP, Paul. Underwater Warriors. [N.pl.]: Brockhampton Press, (1999). Pp. (6),7-256, with 32 p. of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated blue-grey card covered boards in like jacket. With the Italians, Japanese, British and German navies all active in the use of one and two-man submarines it is not surprising to find them employed in a multitude of daring and dramatic stories against seaborne, harbour and land-based targets. -from the dj. Vg in dj. 18.00

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122 KEMP, Paul. U-Boats Destroyed : German Submarine Losses in the World Wars. First Edition in dustjacket.
Naval Institute Press, Annapolis, MD, 1997, ISBN:155750847x 
KEMP, Paul. U-Boats Destroyed : German Submarine Losses in the World Wars. Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, (1997). First Printing. Pp. (6),7-288. Double column. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. "The German submarine was the scourge of Allied shipping as underwater war evolved in World War One and then reached is [sic] zenith in the early years of World War Two. In the latter conflict it became very close to a war-winning weaponfor the Kriegsmarine. In these wars one thousand German U-boats were destr oyed by air and seaborne attacks, by surface vessels and Allied submarines,in tough head-to-head encounters, chance meetings and after extensive chas es and hunts. This book provides unprecedented detail of the sinkings at sea to provide the historian with a single source reference to both World Wars." - from the dustjacket. Very good in dustjacket. 24.00

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123 KEMP, Peter, Lt. Cmdr. DUNBAR-NASMITH, Martin, foreword H. M. Submarines. 1st UK in dj
Herbert Jenkins, 1952, 
KEMP, Peter, Lt. Cmdr. H. M. Submarines. Illustrated from Photographs. L.: Herbert Jenkins, (1952). First Edition. Pp (4),v-ix,(1),11-224 + 16 pp of plates. 8vo, pale olive cloth. Anderson 699, Law 1121. Chapters : 1. The First Beginnings; 2. The Submarine Comes to Britain; 3. 1914-1915. The Heligoland Bight; 4. 1914-1917. The Baltic; 5. 1915. The Dardanelles; 6. Submarineand Anti-Submarine; 7. 1914-1918. Work of the Coastal Boats; 8. Further Op erations in the Bight; 9. Post-War Inquest; 10. Outlook in 1939; 11. 19339-1940. The Opening Campaign against Germany; 12. 1940-1944. The Campaign in Norway; 13. 1940. The Mediterranean Scene; 14. 1940-1944. War in the Mediterranean; 15. The Midgets in Norway; 16. 1944-1945. The War against Japan; 17. Escape and Salvage; 18. Present-Day Trends. With appendix (Submarine Losses) and index. Foreword by Admiral Sir Martin Dunbar-Nasmith. Light spotting to spine else vg in rubbed, soiled & chipped dj. 50.00

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124 KENNEDY, Ludovic Pursuit : The Chase and Sinking of the Bismarck. book club in dj.
Viking Press, New York, 1974, 
KENNEDY, Ludovic. Pursuit : The Chase and Sinking of the Bismarck. New York: Viking Press, (1974). Book Club Edition. Pp. [1]-252,(4), + 20 p. of plates. Illustrated. Map endpapers. 8vo, grey cloth with blue lettering to spine. Top edge spotted, else vg in nicked dj. 20.00

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125 KENNEDY, Ludovic Pursuit : The Chase and Sinking of the Bismarck. Uncorrected Advance Proofs.
Collins, London, 1974, 
KENNEDY, Ludovic. Pursuit : The Chase and Sinking of the Bismarck. Uncorrected Advance Proofs. London : Collins, 1974. Pp [1]-247,(1). Maps. 8vo, red marbled card covers, black lettering to front cover. The proof copy does not contain the illustrations. This book details the career of the Bismarck, her sinking of the British battlecruiser Hood, and her destruction by the Royal Navy. Spine sunned, creased, slightly nicked, else very good. 30.00

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126 KENNEDY, Ludovic Pursuit : The Chase and Sinking of the Bismarck.. 2nd UK in dj
Collins, London, 1974, ISBN:0002117398 
KENNEDY, Ludovic. Pursuit : The Chase and Sinking of the Bismarck. London: Collins, (March 1974). Second Printing. Pp 254 + 20 p of photos. Map endpapers. 8vo, blue cloth. A history of the epic May 1941 sea battle involving the Bismarck, the Hood, and the Ark Royal (among others), by Kennedy, who himself had participated in the battle while serving as a young officer aboard the HMS Tartar. Very good in short-closed-torn, rear-panel-chipped, price-clipped dust jacket. 25.00

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Land, Sea, and Air : Reminiscences of Mark Kerr, Admiral, R.N., Major-General, R.A.F.    First Edition, KERR, Mark
127 KERR, Mark Land, Sea, and Air : Reminiscences of Mark Kerr, Admiral, R.N., Major-General, R.A.F. First Edition
Longmans, Green , London , 1927, 
KERR, Mark. Land, Sea, and Air : Reminiscences of Mark Kerr, Admiral, R.N.,Major-General, R.A.F. London : Longmans, Green and Co., 1927. First Editio n. Pp 406, frontispiece, [16] leaves plates. 8vo, red cloth. Reminiscences of an exceedingly rich career in the Navy and in aviation, from his experiences as a Sub-Lieutenant in the Royal Yacht, to his long experience in the Mediterranean, his acquaintance with Prince Louis of Battenberg and the Emperor William II of Germany, his service in the Great War, and his early attempt at transatlantic flight. This last brought him unexpectedly to Parrsboro, Nova Scotia; there is an original photograph of his crashed Handley Page "Atlantic" at this town fixed to the title page. Slightly rubbed with nicks to head and tail of spine, spine sunned, short tear to folding plate, else very good. 200.00

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War-Ships of Europe , KING, J. W., Chief Engineer
128 KING, J. W., Chief Engineer War-Ships of Europe
Griffin and Co., Portsmouth, 1878, 
KING, J. W., Chief Engineer. The War-Ships of Europe ; being the substance of a work recently published in America ; revised and corrected throughout,with additional notes by an English Naval Architect; and containing a desc ription of the construction, armour, and fighting power of the iron-clads of England and other European powers of the present day. With Illustrations of Iron-Clads Built and Building. Portsmouth: Griffin & Co., 1878. Pp. (i)-xiii, [1], (1)-337, [1] + 23 p. of plates. Frontis. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt titles on spine and gilt illustration of the H.M.S. Téméraire on front board. A comprehensive examination of the various warships in many of the European naval powers during the middle part of the nineteenth century. Though this volume focuses largely on the naval power of the United Kingdom, there are also substantial sections on other European navies, as well as sections on various naval practices and construction methods. Contents: I) The British Navy - Armoured Ships ; II) British Navy - H.M.S. Inflexible ; III) British Navy - H.M.S. Devastation ; IV) British Navy - H.M.S. Thunderer ; V) British Navy - H.M.S. Dreadnought ; VI) British Navy - H.M.Ss. Audacious and Alexandra ; VII) British Navy - H.M.Ss. Téméraire and Shannon ; VIII) British Navy - H.M.Ss. Nelson, Northampton, Warrior, Waterwitch, and Glatton; IX) British Navy - Unarmoured Ships ; X) British Navy - H.M. sloop Pelic an and Perkins; High-Pressure compound engine - The Swift Cruisers Iris andMercury - Corvettes of Iron and Steel - Measured Mile Trials ; XI) Cost of British Armoured Ships ; XII) The French Navy ; XIII) The German Navy ; XI V) The Italian Navy ; XV) The Russian Navy ; XVI) The Armoured Ships of Austria ; XVII) Armoured Ships of the Smaller European Powers ; XVIII) Compound Engines ; XIX) Marine Boilers ; XX) Sea Valves and Cocks - Steering Gear ; XXI) Offensive Torpedo Warfare ; XXII) British Naval Dockyards ; XXIII) Royal Naval College ; XXIV) Conclusion. Rubbed (moderately to head and tail of spine, slightly elsewhere), spine slightly faded, corners bumped, front hinge starting, typed note attached to front paste-down, name inked to ffep, otherwise very nice internally. 400.00

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129 KIYOTADA, Tsutsui (ed.) MAKITO, Noda NARUM, Paul Japan Library series Fifteen Lectures on Showa Japan : Road to the Pacific War in Recent Historiography. First Edition in dustjacket
Japan Publishing Industry Foundation for Culture, Tokyo, 2016, ISBN:9784916055606 
KIYOTADA, Tsutsui (ed.). Fifteen Lectures on Showa Japan : Road to the Pacific War in Recent Historiography. Translated by Noda Makito and Paul Narum.(Tokyo) : Japan Publishing Industry Foundation for Culture, (March 2016). First Edition. Pp (4),iii-xiii,(3),3-300,(2). Illustrated. 8vo, illustratedpaper-covered boards (hardcover), lettered in blue, white and black. "Why did Showa Japan rush to war? Where did Japan fail? This compilation of the most up-to-date studies by 15 spirited Japanese historians tries to find answers to these questions. Each chapter contains a list of selected reference books with brief annotations for the benefit of readers who wish to studymore about the subject. These are the best lectures on prewar Showa histor y for readers who want to know the truth." (from the dj). Contents : Lecture 1: The Washington Treaty System and Shidehara Diplomacy (by Watanabe Kota). Lecture 2: Enactment of the General Election Law and the Beginning of Democratic Politics (by Koyama Toshiki). Lecture 3: From the Northern Expeditions to the Assassination of Zhang Zuolin (by Iechika Ryoko). Lecture 4: London Naval Conference, Imperial Court, Political Parties, and the Imperial Japanese Navy (by Hatano Isamu). Lecture 5: From the Manchurian Incident toJapan's Withdrawal from the League of Nations (by Tohmatsu Haruo). Lecture 6: The Emperor-as-Organ Theory Incident (by Shibata Shin'ichi). Lecture 7: February 26 Incident and the Ultranationalist Movement in the Showa Era (b y Tsutsui Kiyotada). Lecture 8: The Marco Polo Bridge Incident: From the Signing of the Tanggu Truce to the Failure of the Trautmann Mediation Attempt(by Iwatani Nobu). Lecture 9: The Deepening Quagmire of the Sino-Japanese War and the Declaration of a New Order in East Asia (by Tobe Ryoichi). Lecture 10: The Nomonhan Incident and the Japanese-Soviet Neutrality Pact (by Hanada Tomoyuki). Lecture 11: The Path to the Tripartite Alliance of Japan, Germany, and Italy (by Takeda Tomoki). Lecture 12: The New Konoe Order and Reform Bureaucrats (by Makino Kuniaki. Lecture 13: From the US-Japan Negotiations to the Outbreak of War (by Moriyama Atsushi). Lecture 14: Emperor Hirohito's "Sacred Decisions" and the Political Process of Japan's Surrender (by Suzuki Tamon). Lecture 15: The Occupation of Japan: The International Background behind the Policy of the United States toward Japan (by Iguchi Haruo). Of nautical interest : Lecture 4: London Naval Conference, Imperial Court, Political Parties, and the Imperial Japanese Navy (by Hatano Isamu, pp 65-82). Very good in unclipped dustjacket. 35.00

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Marine in Wilhelmshaven.  in dj. , KOOP, Gerhard and Erich MULITZE MULITZE, Erich.
130 KOOP, Gerhard and Erich MULITZE MULITZE, Erich. Marine in Wilhelmshaven. in dj.
Bernard & Graefe Verlag, 1987, 
KOOP, Gerhard and Erich MULITZE. Die Marine in Wilhelmshaven : Eine Bildchronik zur Deutschen Marinegeschichte von 1853 bis Heute. (Koblenz): Bernard & Graefe Verlag, (1987). Pp 231. Large 8vo, blue cloth. An extensively illustrated history of the great German naval port. In German. Vg in dj. 75.00

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131 KOPP, Georg CHAMBERS, Arthur, trans. Two Lone Ships. no dj.
Hutchinson, 1931, 
KOPP, Georg. Two Lone Ships "Goeben" & "Breslau"; translated by Arthur Chambers. London: Hutchinson, (1931). Pp 288. Frontis., 34 pages of plates. 8vo, navy blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. A fascinating first-hand account of the fateful activities of these German/Turkish cruisers and their respective roles in the Mediterranean and Black Sea during the Great War. Perhaps most famous for precipitating war between the Allied powers and Turkey through their surprise bombardment of Sebastopol and Novorossisk, the vessels also precipitated a famous British court martial when the cruisers Indomitable and Indefatigable failed to intercept them in the central Mediterranean at the outset of war with Germany. Spine quite sunned with 1.5-inch split emanating from head, edges dusty with light spotting, bookplate to front pastedown, occasional foxing throughout, gift inscription, else vg. 50.00

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132 LANGMAID, Kenneth, Captain Approaches are Mined! First Edition in dustjacket
Jarrolds Publishers Ltd., London, 1965, 
LANGMAID, Kenneth, Captain, D.S.C., R.N. The Approaches are Mined!. (London) : Jarrolds, (1965). First Edition. Pp (12),[13]-256 + 6 leaves of b&w photos. 8vo, black cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Kenneth Joseph Robb Langmaid. "Of all the weapons used at sea perhaps the most devilish and the most feared has been the mine. Comparatively cheap, far-reaching in its effect, it has more than once turned the tide not only of a battle, but of a whole campaign. This book traces the development of the sea-mine from its conception and man's first efforts to put it into use, beginning with the Fire Ships and the dangerous experiments of the sixteenth and eighteenth centuries up to the period of 1914. Captain Langmata then tells the story of the part played by this formidable weapon in the First and Second World Wars. He discusses thoroughly the manner in which the varying types of mine were invented and discovered, the successes and failures, the campaigns in which they were used, and gives individual incidents of heroism of the men whose job it was to deal with the new versions of this deadly weapon. He also tells ofthe men who planned, laid and swept the minefields and of those who died w ithout knowing how or even why. It is a record of cunning and countermeasures, extreme cruelty and extreme courage." (from the dj). Contents : Part I - Early History. 1. Fireships and an Unexpected Development. 2. Developments in the Eighteenth Century. 3. Developments in the Nineteenth Century. 4. Developments in the Twentieth Century, 1900-14. Part II - The Great War. 1.Germany Strikes. 2. Counter-measures. 3. A Campaign is Lost. 4. The Minela ying Raiders. 5. The Mine that Changed World History. 6. Anti-submarine Measures. Zeebrugge and an Aegean Postscript. 7. Armistice and Aftermath. PartIII- The Second World War. 1. Tne Immediate Emergency. 2. The Sea-mine Pro jectile. 3. Mine Barrage. Indreled, 'Royal Marine' and the Dynamite Carpet.4. Another Deadly Threat from the Sea. 5. Death-trap. 6. Mystery on the Cl ydeside Hills. 7. The Secret Raiders. 8. In the Mediterranean. 9. The War Under the Sea Continues. 10. The Olterra Affair. 11. Enemy Counter-attack. The Land-mine. Activity Overseas 12. M.X. 13. Tirpitz and Takao. 13. Hitler Orders the Last Line in Mine Offensives. 15. Far East. 16. Statistics. Somespotting to fore-edge, stain to top-edge, blank label on flyleaf, else ver y good in spine-sunned, price-clipped dustjacket with a few short tears. 50.00

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133 Le FLEMING, H.M. ABC Series Warships of World War 1 : No.1 - Battleships (British and German Battleships and Battle Cruisers).
Ian Allan, London, 1960, 
Le FLEMING, H.M. Warships of World War 1 : No.1 - Battleships (British and German Battleships and Battle Cruisers). London : Ian Allan Ltd., n.d. [ca.1960]. Pp 64. Illustrated. 12mo, card covers. In the abc series. Name, elsevg. 12.00

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134 Le FLEMING, H.M. ABC Series Warships of World War 1 : No.1 - Battleships. rev ed.
Ian Allan, 1961, 
Le FLEMING, H.M. Warships of World War 1 : No.1 - Battleships (British and German Battleships and Battle Cruisers). Revised 1961. L.: Ian Allan Ltd., n.d. [ca.1961]. Revised edition. Pp 64. Illustrated. 12mo, yellow card covers. In the abc series. Name, else vg. 12.00

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135 Le FLEMING, H.M. ABC Series Warships of World War 1 : No.2 - Cruisers (British and German)
Ian Allan, London, 1960, 
Le FLEMING, H.M. Warships of World War 1 : No.2 - Cruisers (British and German). London : Ian Allan Ltd., n.d. [circa 1960]. Pp (2),3-71,(1). Illustrated. Sm 8vo, orange card covers. In the abc series. Contents: Evolution of the Cruiser [From Frigate to Cruiser - Cruisers of the Pre-Dreadnought Era (1885-1907) - Light Cruisers]; British Ships [Armoured Cruisers - ProtectedCruisers (over 5,000 tons, under 5,000 tons) - "Scouts" - "Towns" - Light Cruisers]; Cruisers at War [Britsh Cruiser Deployment in 1914 - German Surface Raiders in 1914 - Britsh Cruiser Deployment in late 1918]; German Ships[Armoured Cruisers - Protected Cruisers - Light Cruisers] Rubbed, name, el se very good. 15.00

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136 Le FLEMING, H.M. ABC Series Warships of World War I : Combined Volume. First Edition in dustjacket
Ian Allan, London, 1960, 
Le FLEMING, H.M. Warships of World War I : Combined Volume. London : Ian Allan Ltd., n.d. [1960s]. First UK Printing. Pp (4),v-viii,[1]-352. Illustrated. 12mo, grey cloth. In the abc series. Contents L 1. Battleships and Battlecruisers - British and German; 2. Cruisers - British and German; 3. Destroyers - British and German; 4. Miscellaneous Warships - British and German;5. Submarines - British and German. A little foxing throughout else very g ood in price-clipped dustjacket. 50.00

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Simsadus: London.  no dj. , LEIGHTON, John Langdon
137 LEIGHTON, John Langdon Simsadus: London. no dj.
Henry Holt, 1920, 
LEIGHTON, John Langdon. Simsadus: London : The American Navy in Europe. NY: Henry Holt, 1920. Pp 169. Frontis., 20 leaves of plates. 8vo, blue cloth, paper label on spine. Myron Smith American Navy IV: 2983. A brief history of the American Navy in Europe during the Great War by a former member of Admiral Sims' Intelligence Staff in London. Rubbed, slightly soiled, paper yellowed, else vg. 85.00

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138 LENTON, H.T. Navies of the Second World War German Surface Vessels 1. 1st US in dj
Doubleday & Company Inc, Garden City, New York , 1966, 
LENTON, H.T. German Surface Vessels 1. Garden City, New York : Doubleday & Company Inc., (1966). First Printing. Pp. (2),3-159,(1). Illustrated. Oblong 12mo, black cloth with silver lettering to spiene. In the Navies of the Second World War series. Very good in lightly nicked, unclipped dust jacket.25.00

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139 LENTON, H.T. Navies of the Second World War German Surface Vessels 2. 2nd UK in dustjacket
Macdonald, London, 1968, 
LENTON, H.T. German Surface Vessels 2. London : Macdonald, (1968). Second Edition. Pp 159. Illustrated. Oblong 12mo, brown cloth. In the Navies of theSecond World War series. Volume 2 only. Vg in chipped dustjacket. 24.00

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140 LENTON, H.T. Navies of the Second World War German Surface Vessels 2. 2nd US in dj
Doubleday & Company Inc, Garden City, New York, 1967, 
LENTON, H.T. German Surface Vessels 2. Garden City, New York : Doubleday & Company Inc, (1967). Second Printing. Pp 159. Illustrated. Oblong 12mo, black cloth. In the Navies of the Second World War series. "While the first volume of this series was devoted to the regular warships of the German Navy,this second volume lists some of the auxiliary units without which no flee t could operate. To have listed them all would have needed considerable space: consequently, only a selection has been made amongst the more interesting conversions, and from those naval vessels which were captured by the German Navy and put to use. Although the latter formed a considerable additionto the German fleet, the acquisition was in the nature of a mixed blessing with regard to maintenance." from the dj. Volume 2 only. Very good in dust jacket. 25.00

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