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From Merciless Invaders : An Eye-witness Account of the Spanish Armada. First Edition in dustjacket

By: McKEE, Alexander

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Souvenir Press, London, 1963,:

Seller ID: 18915


McKEE, Alexander. From Merciless Invaders : An Eye-witness Account of the Spanish Armada. London : Souvenir Press, (1963). First Edition. Pp (10),9-291,(3) + 12 pages of illustrations.Map end-papers. 8vo, maroon cloth. "[...]presents in a new and dramatic way the story of how England achieved her s alvation from the great Armada in the face of astonishing odds. Here, in the actual words of more than a hundred eye-witnesses, welded in a sparkling narrative of superb achievement, the author tells his tale. Priests, prisoners, pursers, poets, all step from the pages of history to bear witness... View more info

How We Found the Mary Rose.

By: McKEE, Alexander

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Souvenir, London, 1982,:

Seller ID: 54001


McKEE, Alexander. How We Found the Mary Rose. (London) : Souvenir, (1982). Pp 141, including numerous b/w photos and drawings to text + [16] pp of colour plates. 8vo, illustrated card covers. "This is the unique story of the man who, with a little band of fellow divers, searched for the ship that nobody believed was there - and found her, a buried treasure house of Tudor history." -from the cover. Rubbed, name, else vg. 15.00 View more info

Golden Wreck : The true story of a great maritime disaster. First American Edition in dustjacket

By: McKEE, Alexander

Price: $27.00

Publisher: William Morrow, New York, 1962,:

Seller ID: 25984


McKEE, Alexander. The Golden Wreck. [dj adds: The true story of a great maritime disaster]. New York: William Morrow and Company, 1962. First US Edition. Pp (6),[7]-224 + 8 p of plates. 8vo, yellow cloth spine. Minchinton, Bibliographie de l'histoire des grandes routes maritimes: IV. Royaume Uni, 4269. "The wreck of the Royal Charter on October 26, 1859, in a storm of fantastic ferocity shocked the world. Just a few hours from her home port of Liverpool, after a trip of 16,000 miles, the Royal Charter did not sink out of sight of land or even on some remote rock or reef. The disaster occur... View more info

Black Saturday : The Death of the Royal Oak. in dj.

By: McKEE, Alexander

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, New York, 1960,:

Seller ID: 90296


McKEE, Alexander. Black Saturday [dj adds : The Death of the Royal Oak]. New York : Holt, Rinehart and Winston, (1960). First Edition. Pp [i]-viii,(2),[1]-211,(3),+ 8 pp plates. Index Endpaper Maps. 8vo, mustard cloth spine, black paper covered boards, black lettering to spine. “In the early hours of Saturday, October 14, 1939, a few weeks after the outbreak of World War II, the British Royal Navy suffered a stunning loss. The battleship Royal Oak, while lying inside thye main base of the Home Fleet at Scapa Flow, northof Scotland, was shaken by four mysterious explosions. She became a furna... View more info

Coal-Scuttle Brigade. First Edition in dustjacket

By: McKEE, Alexander

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Souvenir Press, London, 1957,:

Seller ID: 105834


McKEE, Alexander. The Coal-Scuttle Brigade. London : Souvenir Press, 1957. First Edition. Pp (8),9-223,(1) + 8 pages of photos. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Law, The Royal Navy in World War Two: An Annotated Bibliography 0430. "When, in the middle of the war, the fast, heavily-armed German battlecruisers Scharnhorst and Gneisenau escaped through the English Channel, that narrow strip of water which served as a hunting-ground for bothsides, there was uproar. But one ordinary seaman from an old collier was h eard to remark : "That's nothing—we do it twice a week." And ... View more info

Coal-Scuttle Brigade. First Edition

By: McKEE, Alexander

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Souvenir Press, London, 1957,:

Seller ID: 105849


McKEE, Alexander. The Coal-Scuttle Brigade. London : Souvenir Press, 1957. First Edition. Pp (8),9-223,(1) + 8 pages of photos. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Law, The Royal Navy in World War Two: An Annotated Bibliography 0430. "When, in the middle of the war, the fast, heavily-armed German battlecruisers Scharnhorst and Gneisenau escaped through the English Channel, that narrow strip of water which served as a hunting-ground for bothsides, there was uproar. But one ordinary seaman from an old collier was h eard to remark : "That's nothing—we do it twice a week." And ... View more info