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Britain's Naval Power : A Short History of the Growth of the British Navy. Part II : From Trafalgar to the Present Time

By: WILLIAMS, Hamilton.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Macmillan and Co., London , 1898,:

Seller ID: 97150

WILLIAMS, Hamilton. Britain's Naval Power : A Short History of the Growth of the British Navy. Part II : From Trafalgar to the Present Time. London : Macmillan and Co., Limited, 1898. Pp [i]-xiv,[1]-221,(3), frontispiece. Illustrated. Maps. Index. 8vo, blue cloth, colour flag to front board, gilt lettering to spine. Slightly cocked, spine ends worn, corners bumped, ex-library (spine label, bookplate, circular inkstamps), inner hinges cracked, else good. As is. 30.00 View more info

Rough Water : Stories of Survival from the Sea.

By: WILLIS, Clint, (ed.). BEESLEY, Lawrence O'BRIAN, Patrick

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Balliett & Fitzgerald Inc. / Thunder's Mouth Press, New York, 1999, ISBN:1560251743:

Seller ID: 97413

WILLIS, Clint, (ed.). Rough Water : Stories of Survival from the Sea. New York : Balliett & Fitzgerald Inc. / Thunder's Mouth Press, (1999). First Edition. Pp (10),[1]-354,(4). Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated blue card covers, French flaps. An anthology of survival stories from the vast body of literature about the sea, with contributions by F.A. Worsley, Tony Farrington, Steven Callahan, Robin Knox-Johnston, Richard Henry Dana, Jr., Patrick O'Brian, John Beattie, Lawrence Beesley, Deborah Scaling Kiley, Meg Noonan, Samuel Leech, Herman Robert Trumbull, Frank Mulville, Sebastian Junger, David Le... View more info

I Guarded the Waterfront. First Edition.


Price: $65.00

Publisher: Stanley Paul & Co. Ltd., London, 1942,:

Seller ID: 97979

WOODS, A[lbert John]. R[ycraft]. I Guarded the Waterfront . London: StanleyPaul & Co. Ltd., [n.d. - 1942?]. First Printing. Pp. (6),7-192, portrait f rontispiece (with Woods posing alongside his dog, Peter). 8vo, blue cloth with white lettering to spine. "Mr. Woods [incorrectly identified as A.P. Woods on the title page], Piermaster of Tower Pier, knows the River Thames asfew men know it. In these reminiscences light and shade are admirably inte rmingled. Theer is the grim, hard aspect of river life, tragedy, mystery, and the struggle for existence. There is the romance of commerce, of shi... View more info

Secret Raiders : The Story of the German Armed Merchant Raiders in the Second World War. First American Edition.


Price: $30.00

Publisher: W.W. Norton & Company, Inc., New York, 1955,:

Seller ID: 99386

WOODWARD, David. The Secret Raiders : The Story of the German Armed Merchant Raiders in the Second World War. New York: W.W. Norton & Company, Inc., (1955). First American Printing. Pp. (4),5-288, + 8 p. of black and white plates. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth with dark blue titles to spine. "This isthe story of the German merchant raiders, the Q-ships of World War II, tho se disguised marauders whose toll of Allied shipping was greater than that of all the German battleships and all the mines laid by the German Navy andair-force combined. Their story could not be told until now, when the o... View more info

One Hundred Days : The Memoirs of the Falklands Battle Group Commander. First American Edition in dustjacket

By: WOODWARD, Sandy, Admiral ROBINSON, Patrick

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Naval institute press, Annapolis, 1992, ISBN:1557506515:

Seller ID: 97833

WOODWARD, Sandy, Admiral. One Hundred Days : The Memoirs of the Falklands Battle Group Commander. With Patrick Robinson. Annapolis, Maryland : Naval Institute Press, (1992). First American Edition. Pp (10),[xi]-xix,(5),360 + 12 pp plates. Maps in text. 8vo. black cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Day,The Falkland Islands, South Georgia and The South Sandwich Islands 331. "O n 2 April 1982 Argentina invaded the Falkland Islands. The British responsewas swift, some said foolhardy. The mission of the Battle Group under the command of Rear Admiral Sandy Woodward presented a challenge that seemed... View more info

Modern Warships. First Edition.

By: Wordsworth Colour Guide

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Wordsworth Editions, Ware, Hertforsdshire, 1992, ISBN:1853269921:

Seller ID: 98009

ISBN: 1853269921

(Wordsworth Colour Guide). Modern Warships. (Ware, Hertforsdshire) : Wordsworth Editions, (1992). First Edition. Pp [1]-192. Illustrated with colour photos. 12mo (3¼ x 4½ inches), photo-illustrated blue card covers, hwite spine. A wee survey of the world's warships Contents : Aircraft Carriers; Battleships; Cruisers; Destroyers; Frigates. With index. Very good. 8.50 View more info

Yacht Capital. 9/10 Settembre/Ottobre 1998.

By: Yacht Capital

Price: $10.00

Publisher: De Agostini Rizzoli Periodici, Milano / Milan, 1998,:

Seller ID: 97784

(Yacht Capital). Yacht Capital. 9/10 Settembre/Ottobre 1998. (Milano : De Agostini Rizzoli Periodici, 1998). Pp [1]-222. Illustrated. 4to, illustratedblue and white wrappers. Contents : Barche e Aziende / Boats (Baltic 70; B aia Flash; Pershing; Cantiere Baglietto); Sport / Events (Sardinia Cup; Atlantic Alone); Primo Piano / Close Up (Vele d'Epoca); Itinerari / Itineraries (I Faro del Maine); Superstar (Our Way); Personaggi / People (Leonardo Ferragamo; Carlo di Borbone); Barche d'Epoca / Classic Boats (Linnet; Zaca); Brain Storming (Abbigliamento Tecnico); Rubriche / In Brief; Il Mercato / T... View more info

Marblehead - Halifax Ocean Race, 1977

By: Yacht Racing)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Royal Nova Scotia Yacht Squadron, Halifax, 1977,:

Seller ID: 96540

(Yacht Racing). Marblehead - Halifax Ocean Race, 1977 . (Halifax: Royal Nova Scotia Yacht Squadron, 1977). Pp. 1-36. 8vo, illustrated stapled blue card covers. A programme for the 1977 Marblehead - Halifax yacht race, with a brief history of the event. Also many local adverts. Very good. 15.00 View more info

Lower Class : An Autobiography. Signed.

By: YOUELL, George GRENFELL, Wilfred T., foreword. FISCHER, Anton Otto.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: George Youell, Caxton Printers, Seattle, 1938,:

Seller ID: 97990

YOUELL, George. Lower Class: [Front board adds: "An Autobiography"]. Illustrations by Anton Otto Fischer. [With a preface by WIlfred Grenfell]. Seattle, Washington: George Youell, 1938. Printed by Caxton Printers, Caldwell, Idaho. [With Caxton to foot of spine on both book and jacket]. First Printing. Pp (4),3-265,(1), portrait frontispiece, + 20 leaves of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt decoration and lettering to front and spine. An account of the life of an English fisherman, his experiences on North Sea trawlers, and his migration to the west coast of North America. "... View more info

Scottish Armada : An Historical Novel

By: YOUNG, John

Price: $20.00

Publisher: AuthorHouse, Central Milton Keynes, 2009, ISBN:9781449023898:

Seller ID: 98795

YOUNG, John. The Scottish Armada : An Historical Novel. (Central Milton Keynes, UK) : AuthorHouse, (2009). Pp (4),v-viii,1-226,(6). Illustrated. Map. 8vo, illustrated dark brown card covers. "I have just published an historical novel based on almost 30 years of research into an apparent piece of Scotland’s missing history. The title is 'The Scottish Armada', which featuresLord John Maxwell 8th Lord of Caerlaverock Castle near Dumfries in Scotlan d as the principal hero. I was born in Glasgow and moved to Ayr where I started researching my historical novel as the result of locating Spanis... View more info