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1 PADFIELD, Peter Agony of Collisions. UK in dj
Hodder & Stoughton, London, 1966, 
PADFIELD, Peter. An Agony of Collisions. (London) : Hodder and Stoughton, (1966). Pp 224. 16 pages of plates. 8vo, black cloth. The author analyses the causes of many of the most infamous collisions of the modern era (Titanic, Olympic, Curašao, Andrea Doria, etc.) and concludes that the current Regulations for the Prevention of Collision at Sea must be revised to prevent similar occurences in the future. Vg in dj. 70.00

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2 PADFIELD, Peter Armada: A celebration of the four hundredth anniversary of the defeat of the Spanish Armada 1588-1988. First Edition in dustjacket.
Victor Gollancz, London, 1988, 1988 0575037296 / 9780575037298 
PADFIELD, Peter. Armada : A celebration of the four hundredth anniversary of the defeat of the Spanish Armada 1588-1988. London : Victor Gollancz Ltd,1988. First Printing. Pp 208. Illustrated. 4to, maroon cloth.

"To mark the 400th anniversary of the defeat of the Spanish Armada in 1588, the distinguished naval historian Peter Padfield has written a comprehensive account of the greatest sea battle of the Tudor age. This sumptuously illustrated book has been meticulously researched and gives new images afforded by hitherto unexploited documents and unpublished archive material."

Contents :
The Prudent King;
The Virgin Queen;
The Sea Rovers;
The Reluctant Commander;
The Lord High Admiral;
The Craft and Mystery of the Sea;
The Guns, the Gunner and the Crew;
The Fighting Up-Channel;
The Battle of Gravelines;
Wreck and Massacre.

Very good in dustjacket. 35.00

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3 PADFIELD, Peter Beneath the House Flag of the P&O. First Edition in dustjacket
Hutchinson, London, 1981, 
PADFIELD, Peter. Beneath the House Flag of the P&O. London: Hutchinson, (1981). First UK Printing. Pp. (2),[1]-147,(3), + 16 p. of colour plates. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth with silver lettering to spine. A chronicle of thehistory the eminent Peninsular and Oriental Line (P&O), from the hard, ear ly days in the middle of the nineteenth century, to the opening of the SuezCanal - when the route to the Far East got far less difficult - to contemp orary times. "Between the old and the new we are joined by the officers andmen of this splendid fleet; learning of their life and attitudes, and the discipline and tremendous esprit of those men who formed one of the great links in the imperial chain and considered themselves the elite of the merchant service." - from the dj. Very good in price-clipped dustjacket. 28.00

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4 PADFIELD, Peter Maritime Power and the Struggle for Freedom : Naval Campaigns that Shaped the Modern World, 1788-1851. First American Edition in dustjacket.
Overlook Press, Woodstock, NY, 2003, ISBN:158567589x 
PADFIELD, Peter. Maritime Power and the Struggle for Freedom : Naval Campaigns that Shaped the Modern World, 1788-1851. Woodstock, NY : The Overlook Press, (2003). First US Printing. Pp. (6),[vii]-xii,[1]-451,(1), + 16 p. of black and white plates. Illustrated. 8vo, blue paper spine with cream paper-covered boards, silver titles to spine. A follow-up to the 2000 "Maritime Supremacy and the Opening of the Western Mind" which covered naval power tothe end of the American Revolutionary War. "In the history of warfare at s ea, no era can match the glory of the Nelson era, during which Britain gained supremacy over her rival, Napoleonic France, in the Battle of Trafalgar of 1805, and after which she was to find a new rival, the young United States, in the War of 1812. Padfield sets the reader on the gun deck, amid the cannons, smoke, blood, and death and 'offers naval campaigns and sea battles as vivid as anything you will find in Patrick O'Brian'." - from the dustjacket. Contents: 1. The French Revolution, 1789; 2. The Terror, 1793; 3. The Glorious First of June, 1794; 4. St Vincent, 1797; 5. Camperdown, 1797; 6. The Nile, 1798; 7. Copenhagen, 1801; 8. Warriors and Merchants; 9. Bonaparte's Army of England, 1803; 10. Trafalgar, 1805; 11. The Empire of the Oceans; 12. The Continental Blockade; 13. The American War, 1812; 14. Lake Erie and Plattsburg Bay, 1813-1814; 15. Napoleon's Nemesis; 16. The Sceptre ofthe World. Very good in unclipped dustjacket. 25.00

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5 PADFIELD, Peter Maritime Supremacy & the Opening of the Western Mind : Naval Campaigns thatShaped the Modern World. First Edition in dustjacket.
Overlook Press, Woodstock, NY, 2000, ISBN:1585670022 
PADFIELD, Peter. Maritime Supremacy & the Opening of the Western Mind : Naval Campaigns that Shaped the Modern World. Woodstock, NY: The Overlook Press, (2000). First US Printing. Pp. (6),[vii]-viii,(4),[1]-340,(1), + 16 p. of black and white plates. Illustrated. 8vo, brown paper boards with green cloth spine, silver titles to spine. "'Maritime Supremacy' details the struggles of the first supreme maritime powers of the modern age, the Dutch and the British, and ends with the emergence of the ultimate successor, the United States of America. Changes in society, politics, trade -- including theslave trade -- and in naval capability are interwoven with descriptions of the great sea battles by which world power was won." - from the dustjacket . Contents: 1. The Prehistory of Modern Maritime Power; 2. The Spanish Armada, 1588; 3. The Downs, 1639; 4. The Dutch Golden Age; 5. Sole bay, 1672; 6. The 'Glorious Revolution', and Beachy Head, 1690; 7. Barfleur / La Hougue, 1692; 8. Malaga, 1704; 9. Rule, Britannia; 10. Finisterre, 1747; 11. Quiberon Bay, 1759; 12. The American Revolution; 13. The War of American Independence and Chesapeake Bay, 1781; 14. The Saints, 1782, and the Founding of the United States of America. Remainder mark, else very good in unclipped dustjacket. 20.00

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6 PADFIELD, Peter Sea is a Magic Carpet. in dj.
Peter Davies, London, 1959, 
PADFIELD, Peter. The Sea is a Magic Carpet. Illustrated with Photographs and Sketches by the Author. London : Peter Davies, (1959). First Edition. Pp (8),9-232, [8] pp plates. 8vo, blue cloth. Toy 0579. Accounts of several voyages undertaken by this experienced marine writer: from Plymouth to the United States in the barque Mayflower II; to New Zealand in the P&O steamer Bendigo; to the Solomons in the tug Aucklander; and cruises in the Solomons in the yacht Seawind. Very slightly cocked, else vg in very slightly rubbeddj. 50.00

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7 PADFIELD, Peter. Titanic and the Californian [facsimile].
London, 0, 
PADFIELD, Peter. The Titanic and the Californian [facsimile]. London : Hodder and Stoughton, 1965. Pp (6),6/7-316/317,318.(9). Illustrated. Charts andDiagrams. Oblong 8vo, white comb bound, blue card covers. A comb-bound dou ble-paged photocopy of the original edition. Contents : I. The Voyage of the Titanic. II. The United States Senatorial Investigation. III. The BritishFormal Investigation. Appendices. Very good. 15.00

Price: 15.00 CDN
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8 PADFIELD, Peter Unquiet Gods. UK in dj
Hutchinson, 1980, 
PADFIELD, Peter. The Unquiet Gods. L.: Hutchinson, (1980). Pp 301. 8vo, grey cloth. Nautical fiction. "Lieutenant Guy Greville, H.M.S. Dulcinea and her irascible Captain, the Earl of Saxmundham [...] sail into Bombay at the height of its splendour as commercial capital of the British Raj, to find one of the ships of the station H.M.S. Curlew, has disappeared without a trace". Slightly cocked, remainer dot on fore-edge, edges dusty, ow vg in price-clipped dj. 22.00

Price: 22.00 CDN
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9 PADFIELD, Peter War Beneath the Sea : Submarine Conflict 1939 - 1945. UK in dj.
John Murray, London, 1995, ISBN:0719551684 
PADFIELD, Peter. War Beneath the Sea : Submarine Conflict 1939 - 1945. London: John Murray, (1995). First UK Printing. Pp. (4),v-x,(5),1-560, + 16 p. of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, grey cloth with gilt lettering to spine. "Thisbook is the first to cover all the major submarine campaigns in the Second World War, and to describe in detail the operations of the British, Americ an, German, Japanese and Italian submarine and anti-submarine forces. It shows the margin by which Britain escape defeat by D÷nitz's U-boats in the Battle of the Atlantic, and it describes the feats of British submarines in the Mediterranean, the disappointing performance of Japanese giant submarines in the Pacific, and finally the triumph of US submarines, which, ahd it been achieved earlier, might have made the atomic bombs unnecessary." - fromthe dust jacket. Very good in unclipped dust jacket. 25.00

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