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Armada: A celebration of the four hundredth anniversary of the defeat of the Spanish Armada 1588-1988. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: PADFIELD, Peter

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Victor Gollancz, London, 1988,: 1988

Seller ID: 22870

ISBN: 0575037296


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illustrated book has been meticulously researched and gives new images afforded by hitherto unexploited documents and unpublished archive material." View more info

Agony of Collisions. UK in dj

By: PADFIELD, Peter

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton, London, 1966,:

Seller ID: 27208


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, Curaçao, 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 View more info

Unquiet Gods. UK in dj

By: PADFIELD, Peter

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Hutchinson, 1980,:

Seller ID: 16747


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 View more info

Sea is a Magic Carpet. in dj.

By: PADFIELD, Peter

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Peter Davies, London, 1959,:

Seller ID: 44187


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 View more info

War Beneath the Sea : Submarine Conflict 1939 - 1945. UK in dj.

By: PADFIELD, Peter

Price: $25.00

Publisher: John Murray, London, 1995, ISBN:0719551684:

Seller ID: 96738


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 Dönitz's U-boats in the Battle of the Atlantic, and it describes the feats of British submarines... View more info

Maritime Power and the Struggle for Freedom : Naval Campaigns that Shaped the Modern World, 1788-1851. First American Edition in dustjacket.

By: PADFIELD, Peter

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Overlook Press, Woodstock, NY, 2003, ISBN:158567589x:

Seller ID: 101463


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 ... View more info

Maritime Supremacy & the Opening of the Western Mind : Naval Campaigns thatShaped the Modern World. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: PADFIELD, Peter

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Overlook Press, Woodstock, NY, 2000, ISBN:1585670022:

Seller ID: 103167


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... View more info

Titanic and the Californian [facsimile].

By: PADFIELD, Peter.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, 0,:

Seller ID: 92429


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 View more info