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Oxford Illustrated History of the Royal Navy. First Edition in dustjacket

By: HILL, J.R., (ed.). LAMBERT, Andrew FRIEDMAN, Norman WINTON, John

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1995, ISBN:0192116754:

Seller ID: 111258


HILL, J.R., (ed.). The Oxford Illustrated History of the Royal Navy. Consultant editor: Bryan Ranft. (Oxford) : Oxford University Press, 1995. First Printing. Pp (4),[v]-xiv,(2),1-480,+ 16 pp of colour plates. Large 8vo, bluecloth, gilt lettering to spine. "Written by an international team of exper ts, this lavishly illustrated volume--boasting more than 200 pictures, including sixteen pages of color plates--provides a superb chronicle of the Royal Navy's glorious history. Everything is here--from the building of the Mary Rose, the first great man-of-war, sunk in 1545 (and recently redisco... View more info

Air Power at Sea 1939-45. First Canadian Edition in dustjacket

By: WINTON, John

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Griffin House, 1976,:

Seller ID: 15392


WINTON, John. Air Power at Sea 1939-45. Toronto : Griffin House, 1976. First Canadian Printing. Pp. 185. Illustrated. Lg 8vo, blue cloth. John Pratt, pen name John Winton (b May 3, 1931 in London – d. April 27, 2001, London).Law 0802. Chapters : 1. Early Days: 1939-40; 2. The Mediterranean: Taranto to Crete; 3. Bismarck; 4. Japanese Victories; 5. Turning Point in the East ; 6. 'Channel Dash'; 7. The Little Carriers; 8. Reprieve in the Mediterranean: 1942; 9. The U-boat Menace; 10. Operations in the Arctic; 11. Allied Counter-Attack in the Pacific; 12. Victory over Japan. Very good in dustjac... View more info

Air Power at Sea 1939-45. First Canadian Edition in dustjacket

By: WINTON, John

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Griffin House, Toronto, 1976,:

Seller ID: 67896


WINTON, John. Air Power at Sea 1939-45. Toronto : Griffin House, 1976. First Canadian Printing. Pp. 185. Illustrated. Lg 8vo, blue cloth. John Pratt, pen name John Winton (b May 3, 1931 in London – d. April 27, 2001, London).Law 0802. Chapters : 1. Early Days: 1939-40; 2. The Mediterranean: Taranto to Crete; 3. Bismarck; 4. Japanese Victories; 5. Turning Point in the East ; 6. 'Channel Dash'; 7. The Little Carriers; 8. Reprieve in the Mediterranean: 1942; 9. The U-boat Menace; 10. Operations in the Arctic; 11. Allied Counter-Attack in the Pacific; 12. Victory over Japan. Very good in worn an... View more info

Air Power at Sea 1945 to Today. First Edition in dustjacket

By: WINTON, John

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Sidgwick & Jackson,, London, 1987,:

Seller ID: 25921


WINTON, John. Air Power at Sea 1945 to today. London : Sidgwick & Jackson, (1987). First Printing. Pp (7),8-192. Illustrated. Lg 8vo, blue cloth, giltlettering to spine. John Pratt, pen name John Winton (b May 3, 1931 in Lon don – d. April 27, 2001, London). Contents : After the War Was Over; Into the Cold War; The Rise and Rise of the Helicopter; All Done by Mirrors and Angles; Suez; Into the Sixties; From the Lebanon to Cuba; Confrontation; Vietnam; Into the Seventies; Flying Bedsteads and Ski Jumps; The Falklands; Showing the Flag; Reagan's War. Very good in edge-browned dustjacket. 35.00 View more info

Never Go to Sea. First American Edition in dustjacket

By: WINTON, John

Price: $22.00

Publisher: St Martin's, New York, 1964,:

Seller ID: 80405


WINTON, John. Never Go to Sea. New York : St. Martin's, (1964). First American Printing. Pp. (6),7-214,(2). 8vo, white clothspine with blue paper covered boards, blue and black lettering to spine. John Pratt, pen name John Winton (b May 3, 1931 in London – d. April 27, 2001, London). Smith & Weller,Sea Fiction Guide 2491. The Royal Navy links up with the sport of kings in this "Artful Bodger" novel. A couple of small thumb-smudges to spine, else very good in rubbed, edgeworn, unclipped dustjacket. 22.00 View more info

Victoria Cross at Sea. First Edition in dustjacket

By: WINTON, John

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Michael Joseph, London , 1978, ISBN:0718117018:

Seller ID: 92809


WINTON, John. The Victoria Cross at Sea. London : Michael Joseph, (1978). First Edition. Pp [1]-256,+ 16 pp plates. Index. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. John Pratt, pen name John Winton (b May 3, 1931 in London – d. April 27, 2001, London). “ What sort of man wins the Victoria Cross? In The Victoria Cross at Sea, a new biographical study of 124 winners from theRoyal and Dominion Navies, the Fleet Air Arm, Royal Marines and Coastal Co mmand, John Winton shows that the answer is : almost anybody. The only common factors the winners shared were extreme gallantry and. devotion to d... View more info

Ultra at Sea : How Breaking the Nazi Code Affected Allied Naval Strategy During World War II. First American Edition in dustjacket

By: WINTON, John

Price: $18.00

Publisher: William Morrow, New York, 1988, ISBN:0688085466:

Seller ID: 101272


WINTON, John. Ultra at Sea. New York : William Morrow and Company, Inc., (1988). First US Printing. Pp. (8),1-207,(1), + 8 p. of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth spine with grey paper covered boards, silver lettering to spine. John Pratt, pen name John Winton (b May 3, 1931 in London – d. April 27, 2001, London). Contents: 1. Early Pre-ULTRA Days; 2. The Mediterranean and Matapan, March, 1941; 3. Bismarck; 4. The Slaughter of Bismarck's Tankers and Supply Ships; 5. The 'Channel Dash', February, 1942; 6. Tirpitz in the North; 7. Disaster and Triumph in the Arctic -- From PQ17 to the North... View more info

All the Nice Girls. First Edition in dustjacket

By: WINTON, John

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Michael Joseph, London, 1964,:

Seller ID: 105930


WINTON, John. All the Nice Girls. London : Michael Joseph, (1964). First Edition. Pp (4),5-[223],(1). 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. John Pratt, pen name John Winton (b May 3, 1931 in London – d. April 27, 2001, London). Not in Smith & Weller, Sea Fiction Guide. A novel. "There comes a time in every bachelor naval officer's life when he starts to lean a bit towards the champagne and the confetti. This is a hard fact of life learnt by Lieutenant Dagwood Jones, R.N. when H.M.S. Seahorse, the Navy's latest submarine arrives at a shipyard in the fine old mercantile city of Oozemou... View more info

Ultra at Sea : How Breaking the Nazi Code Affected Allied Naval Strategy During World War II. First Edition in dustjacket

By: WINTON, John

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Leo Cooper, London, 1988, ISBN:0850528836:

Seller ID: 100153


WINTON, John. Ultra at Sea. London : Leo Cooper, (1988). First Printing. Pp. (8),1-218, + 8 p. of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. John Pratt, pen name John Winton (b May 3, 1931 in London – d. April 27, 2001, London). "This, remarkably, is the first book to study in depth the use of ULTRA at sea. Other books, such as Ronald Lewin's The Ultra Secret, have touched on some of the main topics discussed here, but no one has hitherto undertaken a detailed examination of the practical application of ULTRA intelligence at sea. It is, as the author says, like fo... View more info

Sir Walter Raleigh. First American Edition in dustjacket

By: WINTON, John RALEIGH, Walter, Sir)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Coward, McCann, and Geoghegan, Inc., New York, 1975,:

Seller ID: 63284


WINTON, John. Sir Walter Raleigh. New York : Coward, McCann and Geoghegan, (1975). First American Edition. Pp. (4),5-352. Illustrated. Large 8vo, bluecloth with gilt lettering to spine. John Pratt, pen name John Winton (b Ma y 3, 1931 in London – d. April 27, 2001, London). Very good in lightly edgeworn dustjacket. 25.00 View more info

Submariners : Life in British Submarines, 1901-1999 : An Anthology of Personal Experience. Paperback

By: WINTON, John, (ed.). CHATTERTON, E. Keble) YOUNG, Edward, Cdr.) KIMMINS, Anthony)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Constable, London, 1999, ISBN:0094788103:

Seller ID: 107648


WINTON, John, (ed.). The Submariners : Life in British Submarines, 1901-1999 : An Anthology of Personal Experience. Edited by John Winton. London: Constable, (2001). First Paperback Printing. Pp. (4),v-xiv,,(2),3-316,(6), + 16 p. of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cardcovers. A collection of several dozen anecdotes relating to life as a sailor aboard an English submarine during the twentieth century, with accounts running the gamut from all ranks,through all major conflicts of the past century, as well as detailing the day-to-day life of cruising during peacetime. Includes selections by John Wi... View more info

Submariners : Life in British Submarines, 1901-1999 : An Anthology of Personal Experience. First Edition in dustjacket

By: WINTON, John, (ed.). CHATTERTON, E. Keble) YOUNG, Edward, Cdr.) KIMMINS, Anthony)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Constable, London, 1999, ISBN:0094788103:

Seller ID: 89429


WINTON, John, (ed.). The Submariners : Life in British Submarines, 1901-1999 : An Anthology of Personal Experience. Edited by John Winton. London: Constable, (1999). First UK Printing. Pp. (4),v-xiv,[1]-316,(6), + 16 p. of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth with silver lettering to spine. A collection of several dozen anecdotes relating to life as a sailor aboard an English submarine during the twentieth century, with accounts running the gamutfrom all ranks, through all major conflicts of the past century, as well a s detailing the day-to-day life of cruising during peacetime. Includes sele... View more info