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Conway History of Seafaring in the Twentieth Century. First Edition, Paperback

By: COUPER, Alastair, Philip DAWSON, Ian DEAR, Valerie FENWICK, &c. PRESTON, Antony FRIEDMAN, Norman GROVE, Eric

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Brassey's, Washington, 2000, ISBN:1574883178:

Seller ID: 114973


COUPER, Alastair, Philip DAWSON, &c. The Conway History of Seafaring in theTwentieth Century. With contributions by: Alastair Cooper, Philip Dawson, Ian Dear, Valerie Fenwick, Norman Friedman, Alison Gale, Eric Grove, AntonyPreston, Peter Quartermaine, and Ann Savours. Foreword by Sir Robin Knox-J ohnston. Washington : Brassey's, (2000). First Printing. Pp. (6),7-224. Illustrated in b&w. Large 8vo, photo-illustrated purple cardcovers, with yellow lettering to spine. "At the beginning of the new millennium, this book presents a retrospective look at developments in ships and shipping over t... View more info

Navy International, January 1973, Vol. 78, No. 1.

By: Navy International] PRESTON, Antony ALDEN, John D., Cdr CHICHESTER, Michael

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Maritime World Ltd, Surrey, 1973,:

Seller ID: 96984


[Navy International]. Navy International, January 1973, Vol. 78, No. 1 [with the sub-heading "World Naval Round-up for 1972"]. Editor: Geoffrey Wood. Surrey: Maritime World Ltd., 1973. Pp. (1),2-32. Illustrated in black and white (with 27 photos and 2 line drawings to text). Double column. 4to, illustrated stapled grey card covers. Cover photo: Captain R.D. Macdonald (Commander of the HMS Bristol) signs for his ship, watched by Mr Norman Gilchrist (director of Swan Hunter Shipyards, who built the Bristol), R.G. Woodman (Assistant Director), and Commodore D. Jermain. Contents: Michael C... View more info

Navy International, December 1972, Vol. 77, No. 12.

By: Navy International] PRESTON, Antony BAYNHAM, B.H.G.M., Capt. WETTERN, Desmond

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Maritime World Ltd, Surrey, 1972,:

Seller ID: 96982


[Navy International]. Navy International, December 1972, Vol. 77, No. 12 [with the sub-heading "The Italian guided-missile destroyer Audace"]. Editor:Geoffrey Wood. Surrey: Maritime World Ltd., 1972. Pp. (1),2-40. Illustrate d in black and white (with 30 photos and 14 line drawings to text). Double and triple column (intermittently). 4to, illustrated stapled grey card covers. Cover photo: HMS Endurance amid ice off the Antarctic coast. Contents: Michael Chichester's column ["Why are we waiting?]; "US Navy Sea Control Ship Progress"; Capt B.H.G.M. Baynham's "If To Your S... View more info

Navy International, March 1972, Vol. 77, No. 3.

By: Navy International] PRESTON, Antony LOCKIE, K.S. WETTERN, Desmond

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Maritime World Ltd, Surrey, 1972,:

Seller ID: 96981


[Navy International]. Navy International, March 1972, Vol. 77, No. 3 [with the sub-heading "Soviet naval build-up"]. Editor: Geoffrey Wood. Surrey: Maritime World Ltd., 1972. Pp. (1),2-32. Illustrated in black and white (with18 photos and 5 line drawings to text). Double and triple column (intermit tently). 4to, illustrated stapled grey card covers. Cover photo: The Royal Fleet Auxiliary tanker Olna refuelling GMD London and frigate Argonaut. Contents: Michael Chichester's column [on the 1971 Defence White Paper]; Antony Preston's "A Review of the Royal Navy During 1971"; Desmo... View more info

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Submarines. First American Edition in dustjacket

By: PRESTON, Antony

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Bison Books, Greenwich, CT, 1982, ISBN:0861240669:

Seller ID: 15132


PRESTON, Antony. Submarines. (Greenwich, CT) : Bison Books, (1982). First Printing. Pp 64. Illustrated. 4to, blue cloth. Principally pictorial. Chapters : The First U-Boats; Forcing the Dardanelles; Wolfpacks Unleashed; Mediterranean Lifelines; The Black Gap; The War Against Japan; The Midgets; The Nuclear Age. Very good in dustjacket. 12.00 View more info

Aircraft Carriers. 2nd UK in dj.

By: PRESTON, Antony

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Brompton, 1989, ISBN:0861240677:

Seller ID: 42554


PRESTON, Antony. Aircraft Carriers. (N.pl.) : Brompton, (1989). Pp 64. Illustrated. 4to, blue cloth. A brief illustrated introduction to the development of carrier-based aviation. Vg in nicked dj. 10.00 View more info

Cruisers. in dj.

By: PRESTON, Antony

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Bison Books, Greenwich, CT, 1982, ISBN:0861240642:

Seller ID: 52104


PRESTON, Antony. Cruisers. (Greenwich, CT): Bison Books, (1982). Pp 64. Illustrated. 4to, navy cloth. A brief illustrated introduction to the emergence of cruisers as a dominant type of military vessel. Vg in dj. 12.00 View more info

Submarine Warfare. 1st in dj.

By: PRESTON, Antony

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Brown Books, London, 1998, ISBN:1897884419:

Seller ID: 33669


PRESTON, Antony. Submarine Warfare. (London) : Brown Books, (1998). First Printing. Pp 144. Illustrated. Double column. 4to, ill. boards. A well-illustrated history of the subject with test by the former naval editor of Jane's Defence Weekly. Very good in dustjacket. 18.00 View more info

Destroyers. 1st US in dj

By: PRESTON, Antony

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Bison Books, 1982, ISBN:0861240650:

Seller ID: 23894


PRESTON, Antony. Destroyers. (Greenwich, CT) : Bison Books, (1982). First Printing. Pp 64. Illustrated. 4to, blue cloth. Principally pictorial. Chapters : Dover Patrol to Jutland; Battle of the Atlantic; The Malta Convoys; War in the Pacific; Victory over Japan. Damage to top inch of inner hinge, else vg in dj. 10.00 View more info

Strike Craft. in dj.

By: PRESTON, Antony

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Bison, 1982, ISBN:0861240685:

Seller ID: 42963


PRESTON, Antony. Strike Craft. (L): Bison Books, (1982). Pp 64. 4to, blue cloth. An illustrated history of fast attack craft, from the experimental Turbinia of the late nineteenth century to the patrol hydrofoils of the late twentieth. Vg in slightly rubbed dj. 15.00 View more info

Carriers : Modern Air Power. US in dj.

By: PRESTON, Antony

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Gallery Books, 1989, ISBN:08231760605:

Seller ID: 66333


PRESTON, Antony. Aircraft Carriers. NY: Gallery Books, (1990). Pp 80. Illustrated. 4to, blue card covered boards. A brief illustrated introduction to the development of carrier-based aviation. Chapters : 1. Early Carriers; 2.Decline and Rise; 3. New Technology and Techniques; 4. Vietnam; 5. Carrier Air Power in the 1980s; 6. The Future. Vg in rubbed, dampstained dj. 15.00 View more info

Battleships. in dj.

By: PRESTON, Antony

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Bison Books, 1982, ISBN:0861240634:

Seller ID: 30015


PRESTON, Antony. Battleships. (Greenwich, Conn.): Bison Books, (1982). Pp 64. Illustrated. 4to, navy cloth. A brief illustrated introduction the development of the battleship in the twentieth century. Rubbed, else vg in chipped dj. 12.00 View more info

Aircraft Carriers. in dj.

By: PRESTON, Antony

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Bison Books, 1982, ISBN:0861240677:

Seller ID: 30013


PRESTON, Antony. Aircraft Carriers. (Greenwich, Conn.): Bison Books, (1982). Pp 64. Illustrated. 4to, navy cloth. A brief illustrated introduction to the development of carrier-based aviation. Slightly rubbed, else vg in dj. 12.00 View more info

Battleships of World War I: An Illustrated Encyclopedia of the Battleships of all Nations 1914-1918. 1st in dj.

By: PRESTON, Antony

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Stackpole Books, Harrisburg, Pa., 1972,:

Seller ID: 76734


PRESTON, Antony. Battleships of World War I: An Illustrated Encyclopedia ofthe Battleships of all Nations 1914-1918. (Harrisburg, Pa.): Stackpole Boo ks, (1972). First American Printing. Pp. [1]-260. Illustrated with drawingsand black and white photos, double column. 4to, black cloth covers with go ld lettering to spine. "Battleships of World War I presents data, illustrations, and career notes for each and every battleship, documenting not only the roles of the bigger dreadnoughts and battle cruisers, but also the workof the older, more obscure predreadnoughts - which often saw a larger s... View more info

World's Great Aircraft Carriers : From World War I to the Present. in dustjacket

By: PRESTON, Antony

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Brown Books, London, 1999, ISBN:1897884583:

Seller ID: 62470


PRESTON, Antony. The World's Great Aircraft Carriers : From World War I to the Present. (London) : Brown Books, (1999). Pp 144. Illustrated with numerous b/w and/or colour photos and drawings to text, some full page; double column. 4to, white illustrated card covered boards. Includes 80 photographs,full color-art works, detailed accounts of carrier battles during World Wa r II and an extensive examination of modern carriers their tactics and air wing inventories. Very good in dustjacket. 10.00 View more info

Naval Forces : International Forum for Maritime Power : A Special Supplement : Saint John Shipbuilding, Canada.

By: PRESTON, Antony (ed.).

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Saint John Shipbuilding Limited, Saint John, N.B., 1993,:

Seller ID: 92926


PRESTON, Antony (ed.). Naval Forces : International Forum for Maritime Power : A Special Supplement : Saint John Shipbuilding, Canada. Saint John, N.B.: Saint John Shipbuilding Limited, 1993). Pp 1-52. Illustrated. Triple Column. 4to, illustrated white stapled card covers. Contents : Word from the Publisher by Manfred Sadlowski; Foreword by Vice-Admiral Peter W. Cairns, CMM, CD Commander Maritime Command; Foreword by W. E. Haggett, President of Saint John Shipbuilding Limited; The 'City' Class Patrol Frigate; A Profile of the Shipyard; New Projects; Presentation of Subcontractors. Very good. 2... View more info

Warships in Profile : Volume 3.

By: PRESTON, Antony (ed.). WINGATE, John CRACKNELL, W.H. FORSTMEIER, Freidrich

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Profile Publications Ltd. / Doubleday & Company, Windsor, Berkshire / Garden City, N.Y., 1974, ISBN:0853830622:

Seller ID: 90055


PRESTON, Antony (ed.). Warships in Profile : Volume 3. With illustrations by: T. Brittain, D. Johnson, G. Davies, J. Goulding, Peter Endsleigh Castle ARAeS. Windsor, Berkshire : Profile Publications Ltd. / Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday & Company Inc., (1974). First Edition. Pp (12),1-152. Illustrated. Maps. Index. Double Column. Large 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Contents : SMS Emsden Small Protected Cruiser 1906-1914 (by Freidrich Forstmeier); Rubis Fgree French Submarine (by H.L.G. Rousselot); SMS Torpedoboat B.110 (by F. Ruge); USS Indianapolis (CA35) Heavy Cruiser 1932-1945 (by... View more info

First Submarines

By: PRESTON, Antony and John BATCHELOR BATCHELOR, John History of the World Wars special

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Phoebus, London, 0,: 1977

Seller ID: 66862


PRESTON, Antony and John BATCHELOR. The First Submarines. (London): Phoebus, [n.d. - late-1970s]. Pp. 1-63,(1). Illustrated. Triple column. 4to, illustrated white and blue card covers. A History of the World Wars special. "64 Pages packed with colour." Chapters : 1. The Birth of the Submarine; 2. The Next Step; 3.Torpedoes: The Ideal Weapon ; 4. The Propulsion Problem; 5. The Build-up to War; 6. 1914: The Line-up; 7. Submarines at War: Getting Down to Business; 8. The Mediterranean: In Search of Targets; 9. The Baltic: A... View more info

Illustrated History of the Navies of World War II. UK in dj

By: PRESTON, Antony BATCHELOR, John MAYER, S.L.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Hamlyn, A Bison Book, 1976, ISBN:0600365697:

Seller ID: 26047


PRESTON, Antony. An Illustrated History of the Navies of World War II. Withspecial drawings by John Batchelor. Introduced and Edited by S.L. Mayer. L .: Hamlyn, A Bison Book, (1976). Pp 224. Illustrated. Triple column. 4to, blue cloth. Law 0035. Chapters : 1. The Royal Navy 1939-41; 2. The Italian and French Navies; 3. Naval Operations September 1939 - December 1941; 4. The German Navy; 5. The US Navy; 6. The Imperial Japanese Navy; 7. The Battleof the Atlantic; 8. Amphibious Warfare; 9. Midway to Okinawa. Vg in dj. 30 .00 View more info

Submarines Since 1919

By: PRESTON, Antony BATCHELOR, John.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Marshall Cavendish Promotions, Hicksville, NY, 1974,:

Seller ID: 27010


PRESTON, Antony and John BATCHELOR. The Submarine Since 1919. (Hicksville, NY : Marshall Cavendish Promotions) c. 1974. Pp [1]-63. Illustrated throughout. Large 8vo, illustrated cardcovers. History of the World Wars Special. The chapters (unnumbered in the text) are 1. Between the Wars : A WholesomePerspective. 2. Submarines in the Atlantic : The Hunter or the Hunted? 3. The Crisis; 4. British Midget Submarines; 5. Submarines in the Mediterranean; 6. Submarines in the Pacific : The Roles Reversed; 7. Post-War Developments : The Spoils of Victory; 8. Submarine Weapons and Anti-Submarine Weapons... View more info