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1 DIVINE, A.D. Behind the Fleets : A first-hand account of the duties and exploits of the convoys, the Dover Patrol, the minesweepers and the other subsidiary fleet.First Edition in dustjacket
John Murray, London, 1940, 
DIVINE, A.D. Behind the Fleets : A first-hand account of the duties and exploits of the convoys, the Dover Patrol, the minesweepers and the other subsidiary fleets. London : John Murray, (1940). Pp 140. Illustrated. 8vo, tan cloth. Law 1098. A collection of miscellaneous pieces chronicling the work of the RN early in World War Two. One of Divine's less commonly available titles. Owner's signature, else very good in rubbed dustjacket. 75.00

Price: 75.00 CDN
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2 DIVINE, A.D KEYES, Roger, Sir. Deeds that Held the Empire At Sea. First Edition in dustjacket
John Murray, London , 1939, 
DIVINE, A.D. Deeds that Held the Empire At Sea. With a foreword by Admiral of the Fleet Sir Roger Keyes. London : John Murray, (1939). First Printing (stated). Pp. (6),vii-xii,1-339,(1), frontis., + 7 leaves of plates, including textual maps. Illustrated. 8vo, grey cloth with light blue lettering tospine, top edge dyed light blue. A popular demonstration of the value of s ea power in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, presented throughrepresentative actions: the bombardment of Algiers in 1816; the fight agai nst slavers; the laying of transatlantic cables; the great Tea Races; the development of the submarine; the Battle of Jutland; the evacuation of Gallipoli. The shadow of impending war falls throughout. Small sunned spot to head of spine, else vg in browned, spine-chipped, unclipped dj. From the library of Admiral Hugh Francis Pullen (no marking). Uncommon. 60.00

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3 DIVINE, A.D. Firedrake : The Destroyer That Wouldn't Give Up.. 2nd US printing
Dutton, New York, 1943, 
DIVINE, A.D. Firedrake: The Destroyer That Wouldn't Give Up. New York : Dutton, 1943. Second Printing. Pp 251. Illustrated. 8vo, red cloth. Law 1050 under the original UK title: Destroyer's War. Ex library, cocked, worn, water damaged, rubbed, inner hinge cracked, with library markings, ow good. 14.00

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4 DIVINE, A.D. Firedrake : The Destroyer That Wouldn't Give Up.. 2nd US printing
Dutton, New York, 1943, 
DIVINE, A.D. Firedrake: The Destroyer That Wouldn't Give Up. New York : Dutton, (February) 1943. Second Printing. Pp 251. Illustrated. 8vo, red cloth.Law 1050 under the original UK title: Destroyer's War. Vg. 30.00

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5 DIVINE, A.D. Firedrake : The Destroyer That Wouldn't Give Up.. 3rd US printing
Dutton, New York, 1943, 
DIVINE, A.D. Firedrake: The Destroyer That Wouldn't Give Up. New York : Dutton, (February) 1943. Third Printing. Pp 251. Illustrated. 8vo, red cloth. Law 1050 under the original UK title: Destroyer's War. Spine ends crumpled,corners bumped, tape remainder to inside cover, else very good. 25.00

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6 DIVINE, A.D. Navies in Exile. First American Edition
Dutton, New York, 1944, 
DIVINE, A.D. Navies in Exile. New York : Dutton, 1944. First U.S. Edition. Pp 264 + 12 p. of plates. 8vo, grey cloth. Law 1551. Poland (pp.9-64), Norway (pp.65-115), Netherlands (pp.116-167), France (pp.168-202 [includes the Surcouf, with mentions of Newfoundland and St.Pierre, p.196]), Yugoslavia (pp.203-211), Belgium (pp.212-213), Denmark (pp.214-215), and Greece (pp.216-249). With index. Very good. 40.00

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7 DIVINE, A.D. Navies in Exile. First Edition in dustjacket
John Murray, London, 1944, 
DIVINE, A.D. Navies in Exile. London : John Murray, ([May] 1944). First Edition. Pp 194 + 14 p of plates. 8vo, tan cloth. Law 1551. Poland (pp.9-64), Norway (pp.65-115), Netherlands (pp.116-167), France (pp.168-202 [includes the Surcouf, with mentions of Newfoundland and St.Pierre, p.196]), Yugoslavia (pp.203-211), Belgium (pp.212-213), Denmark (pp.214-215), and Greece (pp.216-249). With index. With an Ealing, July 1944 acquisition note. Very good in very good dustjacket. 50.00

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8 DIVINE, A.D Wake of the Raiders. First Edition in dustjacket
John Murray, London, 1940, 
DIVINE, A.D. The Wake of the Raiders : The Exploits and the Failure of the Pocket Battleships, and a consecutive account of events at sea. London : John Murray, (1940). Pp 153, frontis., 13 leaves plates. 8vo, grey cloth. Law0105. An account of Germany's naval failures in the first year of the Seco nd World War, centering on the careers of the Deutschland, the Graf Spee, and the Admiral Scheer. Ffep missing, initial leaves discoloured, spine soiled, slight edgewear, else vg in rubbed, nicked dj. 75.00

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