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Former Naval Person : Churchill and the Wars at Sea. First Edition in dustjacket

By: CHURCHILL, Winston S.). HOUGH, Richard

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London, 1985, ISBN:0297787063:

Seller ID: 16660


(CHURCHILL, Winston S.). HOUGH, Richard. Former Naval Person : Churchill and the Wars at Sea. London : Weidenfeld and Nicolson, (1985). First Printing. Pp (6),vii,(5),[1]-244 + 16 pp of plates. Maps in text. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Law 0657. "A soldier by instinct and by inherited martial prowess, it was the Royal Navy which brought Churchill into the full flood of publicity and controversy before the First World War. He did notcare for what he found at the Admiralty in 1911 and in his efforts to make the senior service shipshape for the inevitable coming war with Germany... View more info

Former Naval Person : Churchill and the Wars at Sea. 1st pbk.

By: CHURCHILL, Winston S.). HOUGH, Richard CHURCHILL, Winston)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, London, 1987, ISBN:0297790188:

Seller ID: 69643


(CHURCHILL, Winston S.). HOUGH, Richard. Former Naval Person : Churchill and the Wars at Sea. London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, (1987). First PaperbackPrinting. Pp. [i]-vii,(5),[1]-244, + 16 p. of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, il lustrated grey card covers. Contents: 1. 'Kitchener the blackguard', 2. Scottish Tryst, 3. Recalcitrant Admirals, 4. Indignant Turks, 5. The Bombardment, 6. 'My regiment is awaiting me', 7. 'Disentangled from the ruins', 8. 'As naval people...', 9. Day of Infamy, 10. Premier's Team, 11. 'A true affection...'. Vg. 12.00 View more info

Big Battleship : or, The Curious Career of the H.M.S. Agincourt. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: HOUGH, Richard

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Michael Joseph, London, 1966,:

Seller ID: 82927


HOUGH, Richard. The Big Battleship : or, The Curious Career of the H.M.S. Agincourt. London : Michael Joseph, (1966). First UK Printing. Pp. (12),13-167,(1), frontispiece + 14 p. of plates. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt letteringto spine. Richard Alexander 'Dick' Hough (b. May 15, 1922, Brighton - d. O ctober 7, 1999, London). "Before she finally sailed away in all her magnificence to join Admiral Jellicoe's Grand Fleet (and to dwarf many of her cohorts) [the Agincourt] had come close to bankrupting two nations, had been the prize in a tense international auction, and had been the object of ad... View more info

Hunting of Force Z : The Brief, Controversial Life of the Modern Battleship, and its Tragic Close with the Destruction of the Prince of Wales and Repulse. 2nd Printing

By: HOUGH, Richard

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Collins, London, 1963,:

Seller ID: 19314


HOUGH, Richard. The Hunting of Force Z : The Brief, Controversial Life of the Modern Battleship, and its Tragic Close with the Destruction of the Prince of Wales and Repulse. London : Collins, (August 1963). Second Printing. Pp (8),9-255,(1) + 8 pages of plates. 8vo, red cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Law 0402. Very good. 20.00 View more info

Fleet That Had to Die. 1st US in dj.

By: HOUGH, Richard

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Viking Press, New York, 1958,:

Seller ID: 76037


HOUGH, Richard. The Fleet That Had to Die. New York: Viking Press, 1958. First American Printing. Pp. [i]-xi,(1),[1]-212, + 8 p. of plates. Illustrasted. 8vo, grey cloth spine with dark blue cloth boards, top edge dyed red, yellow and red lettering to spine. One of the early works by the prolfiic British naval historian, documenting the Battle of Tsushima, which brought anend to the Russo-Japanese War, as the vastly overpowering Japanese navy tr ounced the aging, reluctant Russian fleet, marking the beginning of the rise of Japan's naval strength on a larger stage. Soiling to boards near fore-... View more info

Blind Horn's Hate. UK pb

By: HOUGH, Richard

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Arrow Books, London, 1971,:

Seller ID: 43254


HOUGH, Richard. The Blind Horn's Hate. (London): Arrow Books, (1973). Pp 336. 8vo, ill. card covers. An examination of the few triumphs and many frustrations experienced by Drake, Magellan and other European explorers in their attempts to find a passage around Cape Horn. Illustrated with photographsby the author. Very slightly rubbed, else vg. 8.50 View more info

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Buller's Dreadnought. First American Edition in dustjacket.

By: HOUGH, Richard

Price: $20.00

Publisher: William Morrow and Company, New York , 1982, ISBN:0688011837: 1982

Seller ID: 93033

ISBN: 0688011837


HOUGH, Richard. Buller's Dreadnought. New York : William Morrow and Company, Inc., 1982. First U.S. Printing. Pp [1]-251,(1). 8vo (146 x 215 mm), blue cloth spine, blue paper-covered boards, silver lettering to spine. Richard Alexander 'Dick' Hough (b. May 15, 1922, Brighton - d. October 7, 1999, London) was living in Gloucestershire at the time of publication.“This extraordinary, action-packed adventure novel is concerned with those crucial years early in the twentieth century when the Royal Navy was transformed from an enormous but decadent service to a finely ... View more info

Captain Bligh & Mr. Christian : The Men and the Mutiny. 2nd UK in dj.

By: HOUGH, Richard

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Cassell, London, 1979, ISBN:0304305375:

Seller ID: 90406


HOUGH, Richard. Captain Bligh & Mr. Christian: The Men and the Mutiny. London: Cassell, (1979). Second Edition, reissued with additions. Pp. (5),[6]-320, + 20 p. of black and white plates. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth with silver lettering to spine. A classic, full treatment of the Bounty mutiny, featuring extensive analysis of the principals involved. Originally publishedby Hutchinson in 1972. Very good in lightly browned, spine-nicked, unclipp ed dust jacket. 25.00 View more info

Death of the BattleshipTragic Close of the Era of Sea Power. 1st US in dj

By: HOUGH, Richard

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Macmillan, New York, 1963,: 1963

Seller ID: 28267


HOUGH, Richard. Death of the Battleship. [The dj adds the subtitle: The Tragic Close of the Era of Sea Power]. New York: Macmillan Company, (1963). First American Edition. Pp. (8),1-216 + 8 pages of black and white plates. Illustrated. 8vo, red cloth with black and white lettering to spine. First published in Great Britain under the title The Hunting of Force Z. The author examines why the battleship remained the premier naval weapons system among strategic thinkers in the inter-war period, despite evidence of its obsolescence in the face of the torpedo a... View more info

Potemkin Mutiny. Second American Edition

By: HOUGH, Richard

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Greenwood Press, Westport, CT, 1975, ISBN:0837180759: 1975

Seller ID: 97689

ISBN: 0837180759


HOUGH, Richard. The Potemkin Mutiny. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, Publishers, (1975). Second American Edition. Pp. (10),11-190,(2) + 8 p. of black and white plates. Illustrated. Map endpapers. 8vo, brown cloth with black lettering to spine. The story of the mutiny of the Russian battleship Potemkin in 1905 in the Black Sea. Contents: 1. A Matter of Maggots; 2. A City in Revolt; 3. The Tsar Declares War; 4. The Martyr on the Quay; 5. The Burial ; 6. The Bombardment; 7. The Engagement off Odessa; 8. An Undecided Crew; 9. ... View more info

Captain Bligh & Mr. Christian : The Men and the Mutiny. RU Edition in dustjacket

By: HOUGH, Richard BLIGH, William

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Readers Union, Newton Abbot, Devon, 1974,:

Seller ID: 29987


HOUGH, Richard. Captain Bligh & Mr Christian : The Men and the Mutiny. Newton Abbot, Devon: Readers Union, 1974. Pp. (6),[7]-320, + 18-page section ofb&w illustrations. 8vo (139 x 221 mm), blue cloth, glit lettering to spine . Richard Alexander 'Dick' Hough (b. May 15, 1922, Brighton - d. October 7,1999, London). "The main outline of the Bounty mutiny is widely known. But it is only when the characters and events are viewed in depth that the cla ssical quality of the saga becomes clear, as is shown in this long, deeply studied account, which has taken the author from Christian's birthplace... View more info

Captain Bligh & Mr. Christian : The Men and the Mutiny. 1st US in dj

By: HOUGH, Richard BLIGH, William

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Dutton, New York, 1973,:

Seller ID: 21257


HOUGH, Richard. Captain Bligh & Mr Christian : The Men and the Mutiny. New York: E.P. Dutton & Co., 1973. First US Printing. Pp. (12),13-320, + 16 p. of plates. Illustrated. Map endpapers. 8vo, blue cloth, with gilt letteringto spine. "The main outline of the mutiny is widely known and usually seen in strong blacks and whites. It is only through the author's painstaking s cholarship and reintepretation of the major characters that the classical quality of this saga takes on new meaning." - from the dj. Light dampspotting to bottom edge, else very good in nicked, edgebrowned, unclipped ... View more info

Former Naval Person : Churchill and the Wars at Sea. 1st pbk.

By: HOUGH, Richard CHURCHILL, Winston)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, London, 1987, ISBN:0297790188:

Seller ID: 68836


HOUGH, Richard. Former Naval Person : Churchill and the Wars at Sea . L.: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, (1987). First Paperback Printing. Pp. [i]-vii,(5),[1]-244, + 16 p. of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated grey card covers. Contents: 1. 'Kitchener the blackguard', 2. Scottish Tryst, 3. RecalcitrantAdmirals, 4. Indignant Turks, 5. The Bombardment, 6. 'My regiment is await ing me', 7. 'Disentangled from the ruins', 8. 'As naval people...', 9. Day of Infamy, 10. Premier's Team, 11. 'A true affection...'. Vg. 15.00 View more info

Murder of Captain James Cook. First British Edition in dustjacket

By: HOUGH, Richard COOK, James, Captain)

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Macmillan, London, 1979, ISBN:0333234774:

Seller ID: 109108


HOUGH, Richard. The Murder of Captain James Cook. London : Macmillan, (1979). First British Edition. Pp (6),[7]-271,(1), + 16 pp plates. Maps. Index. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine, illustrated endpapers. "By the time Captain James Cook set out on his last great voyage of discovery to the Pacific he was already recognised as the greatest navigator and maritime explorer of his time. Had he returned alive from his last expedition evengreater honours must have been his. Even now, In the historical perspectiv e of maritime exploration, Cook’s achievements are seen as spectacula... View more info

Great War at Sea 1914-1918

By: HOUGH, Richard.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press, Oxford / New York , 1984, ISBN:0192158716:

Seller ID: 84975


HOUGH, Richard. The Great War at Sea 1914-1918. Oxford / New York : Oxford University Press, (1984). Second Printing. Pp [i]-xii,(6),[1]-353,(5),+ 24 pp plates. Index. 8vo, blue cloth, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. "The greatest naval conflict in history broke out almost seventy years ago. Richard Hough presents here a reassessment of what happened and why. It is a history as much of men as of ships: the admirals of the Grand Fleet and their Commander-in-Chief, Sir John Jellicoe; and the men at the Admiralty, among them the reformer, inspirer, and charmer, 'Jacky' Fisher, and Winsto... View more info

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Admirals in Collision. First Edition in dustjacket

By: HOUGH, Richard.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Hamish Hamilton, London, 1959,: 1959

Seller ID: 62918


HOUGH, Richard. Admirals in Collision. London : Hamish Hamilton, (1959). First Edition. Pp (4),[5]-174,(2) + 9 pages of b&w plates on 5 leaves. A few illustrations in the text. 8vo (148 x 223 mm), reddish-brown cloth with pale blue lettering to spine. Richard Alexander 'Dick' Hough (b. May 15, 1922, Brighton - d. October 7, 1999, London). This is the story of the sinking of HMS Victoria by HMS Camperdown in 1893 on a calm sea during naval manoeuvres just outside of Tripoli's harbour. Why had the Victoria sunk? Who was to blame? How does one fa... View more info

Admirals in Collision. First American Edition in dustjacket,

By: HOUGH, Richard.

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Viking, New York, 1959,:

Seller ID: 89598


HOUGH, Richard. Admirals in Collision. New York: Viking, 1959. First American Printing. Pp. (6),[vii]-x,(2),[3]-182, + 8 p. of plates. 8vo, navy blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Richard Alexander 'Dick' Hough (b. May 15, 1922, Brighton - d. October 7, 1999, London). Dust jacket adds: "The incredible saga of a great naval disaster which remains, like the Marie Celeste, one of the unsolved mysteries of the sea." This is the story of the sinking of HMS Victoria by HMS Camperdown in 1893 on a calm sea during naval manoeuvres just outside of Tripoli's harbour. Why had the Victoria s... View more info