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H.M.S. Warspite : The Story of a Famous Battleship. First Edition in dustjacket

By: ROSKILL, S.W.

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Collins, London, 1957,:

Seller ID: 40823


ROSKILL, S.W., Captain. D.S.C., R.N. H.M.S. Warspite : The Story of a Famous Battleship. London : Collins, [September] 1957. First Printing. Pp (6),7-319,(1) + 8 pages of illustrations, most b&w photos. With 8 maps in the text. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Law 1004. Foreword by Admiral of the Fleet, Viscount Cunningham of Hyndhope. Introductory poem, "The Subject" by Lieutenant-Commander R.A.B. Michell; Introduction; 1. The First TwoAncestors, 1596-1715; 2. The Next Four Warspites, 175 8-1904; 3. The Evolu tion of the 7th Warspite; 4. From First Commissioning to Jutland, 1... View more info

War at Sea. Complete set. (3 volumes in 4)

By: ROSKILL, S.W.

Price: $850.00

Publisher: HMSO, London, 1960,:

Seller ID: 85863


ROSKILL, Captain S.W. The War at Sea. Complete set. Volume I. The Defensive. L.: H.M.S.O., (February 1961). Fifth Impression. Pp (4),v-xxii,(2), 664, portrait frontispiece + 44 pages of photos + 36 maps (all folding except Map 22). Also 7 maps and 1 diagram in the text. 26 tables. 8vo, green cloth. Law 0647. Contents: : 1. Maritime War and Maritime Strategy; 2. Maritime War:The British Shore Organisation; 3. The Development of Sea-Air Co-operation; 4. Allied and Enemy War Plans and Dispositions; 5. Opening Moves in HomeWaters, 3rd September - 31st December, 1939; 6. The Sea Approaches and Coa ... View more info

War at Sea. Complete set. (3 volumes in 4)

By: ROSKILL, S.W.

Price: $900.00

Publisher: HMSO, London, 1954,:

Seller ID: 85864


ROSKILL, Captain S.W. The War at Sea. Complete set. Volume I. The Defensive. L.: H.M.S.O., (September 1954). Third Impression. Pp (4),v-xxii,(2), 664,portrait frontispiece + 44 pages of photos + 36 maps (all folding except M ap 22). Also 7 maps and 1 diagram in the text. 26 tables. 8vo, green cloth.Law 0647. Contents: : 1. Maritime War and Maritime Strategy; 2. Maritime W ar:The British Shore Organisation; 3. The Development of Sea-Air Co-operation; 4. Allied and Enemy War Plans and Dispositions; 5. Opening Moves in Home Waters, 3rd September - 31st December, 1939; 6. The Sea Approaches and Co... View more info

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Strategy of Sea Power : Its Development and Application : Based on the Lees-Knowles Lectures delivered in the University of Cambridge, 1961. Second Printing in dustjacket.

By: ROSKILL, S.W.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Collins, London, 1963,: 1963

Seller ID: 108167


ROSKILL, Captain S.W. The Strategy of Sea Power : Its Development and Application : Based on the Lees-Knowles Lectures delivered in the University of Cambridge, 1961. London : Collins, (May 1963). Second Printing. Pp (6),7-288. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Law 0075. "For centuries sea power has been the first and last means both of defending our country and of striking at our enemies. What part, if any, can it play in an age of nuclear weapons and guided missiles? It is the argument of this clear and succinct historical survey that the principles and practic... View more info

Navy at War: 1939-1945. 1st ed in dj.

By: ROSKILL, S.W., Captain

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Collins, 1960,:

Seller ID: 29255


ROSKILL, S.W., Captain. The Navy at War: 1939-1945. L: Collins, 1960. Pp 480. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth. Law 0646. Roskill is one of the foremost British authorities on the exercise of sea power in the twentieth century, and particularly on the Royal Navy in World War Two. In this book he attempts to "give a broad outline of the policies, purposes, successes and failures of the British and Dominion Navies in this world-wide struggle and to suggest what lessons we may learn from a study of these events." -from the dj.Vg in worn dj. 75.00 View more info