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Churchill and Sea Power. Second Printing in dustjacket, Signed.

By: BELL, Christopher M. CHURCHILL, Winston S.).

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2013, ISBN:9780199693573: 2013

Seller ID: 109912

ISBN: 0199693579


(CHURCHILL, Winston S.). BELL, Christopher M. Churchill and Sea Power. (Oxford) : Oxford University Press, (2013). Second Printing. Pp. (6),[vii]-xvi,[1]-429,(3) + a 16-page central section of b&w photos. With some maps in the text. 8vo (158 x 241 mm), black cloth, with silver letteirng to spine. Christopher Bell (b. July 27, 1966, Winnipeg, Manitoba), a professor of history at Dalhousie University, Halifax at the time of publication. "'Churchill and Sea Power' is the first major study of Winston Churchill's record as a naval strategist and his impact as th... View more info

Coronel and the Falklands. First American Edition in dustjacket

By: BENNETT, Geoffrey

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Macmillan, New York, 1962,:

Seller ID: 51344


BENNETT, Geoffrey. Coronel and the Falklands. New York : Macmillan, 1962. First US Edition. Pp 192. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth. Day, The Falkland Islands, South Georgia and The South Sandwich Islands 246. Captain Geoffrey Martin Bennett DSC, FRHS (b June 7, 1909, London – d September 5, 1983, Ludlow, Shropshire) was a British Royal Navy officer and author. The first attempt at a comprehensive account of these crucial and much-analysed battles of the Great War. Name, else very good in worn and chipped dustjacket. 40.00 View more info

Tirpitz : The Floating Fortress. First Edition in dustjacket

By: BROWN, David

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Arms and Armour Press, London, 1977, ISBN:0853683417:

Seller ID: 107948


BROWN, David. Tirpitz : The Floating Fortress. (London) : Arms and Armour Press, ((1977). First Edition. Pp (5),6-160,+ folding plate (Profiles and plan). Illustrated. Maps. Double Column. Large 8vo, black cloth, gilt lettering to spine. "This is the story, in words and pictures, of 'the lone wolf of the north' - the largest battleship ever built for the German Navy. Launched in 1937 and commissioned in 1940, she was not completed until February 1941, and was running sea trials in March of that year - two months before the spectacular sortie of Bismarck, her sister ship. Bismarck's foray i... View more info

Former Naval Person : Churchill and the Wars at Sea. First Edition in dustjacket

By: CHURCHILL, Winston S.). HOUGH, Richard

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London, 1985, ISBN:0297787063:

Seller ID: 16660


(CHURCHILL, Winston S.). HOUGH, Richard. Former Naval Person : Churchill and the Wars at Sea. London : Weidenfeld and Nicolson, (1985). First Printing. Pp (6),vii,(5),[1]-244 + 16 pp of plates. Maps in text. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Law 0657. "A soldier by instinct and by inherited martial prowess, it was the Royal Navy which brought Churchill into the full flood of publicity and controversy before the First World War. He did notcare for what he found at the Admiralty in 1911 and in his efforts to make the senior service shipshape for the inevitable coming war with Germany... View more info

Former Naval Person : Churchill and the Wars at Sea. 1st pbk.

By: CHURCHILL, Winston S.). HOUGH, Richard CHURCHILL, Winston)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, London, 1987, ISBN:0297790188:

Seller ID: 69643


(CHURCHILL, Winston S.). HOUGH, Richard. Former Naval Person : Churchill and the Wars at Sea. London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, (1987). First PaperbackPrinting. Pp. [i]-vii,(5),[1]-244, + 16 p. of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, il lustrated grey card covers. Contents: 1. 'Kitchener the blackguard', 2. Scottish Tryst, 3. Recalcitrant Admirals, 4. Indignant Turks, 5. The Bombardment, 6. 'My regiment is awaiting me', 7. 'Disentangled from the ruins', 8. 'As naval people...', 9. Day of Infamy, 10. Premier's Team, 11. 'A true affection...'. Vg. 12.00 View more info

Former Naval Person : Churchill and the Wars at Sea. 1st pbk.

By: HOUGH, Richard CHURCHILL, Winston)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, London, 1987, ISBN:0297790188:

Seller ID: 68836


HOUGH, Richard. Former Naval Person : Churchill and the Wars at Sea . L.: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, (1987). First Paperback Printing. Pp. [i]-vii,(5),[1]-244, + 16 p. of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated grey card covers. Contents: 1. 'Kitchener the blackguard', 2. Scottish Tryst, 3. RecalcitrantAdmirals, 4. Indignant Turks, 5. The Bombardment, 6. 'My regiment is await ing me', 7. 'Disentangled from the ruins', 8. 'As naval people...', 9. Day of Infamy, 10. Premier's Team, 11. 'A true affection...'. Vg. 15.00 View more info

Strike from the Sea: A Survey of British Naval Air Operations, 1909-1969. in dj.

By: JACKSON, Robert

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Arthur Barker, London, 1970,:

Seller ID: 95778


JACKSON, Robert. Strike from the Sea : A Survey of British Naval Air Operations, 1909-1969. London: Arthur Barker Ltd., (1970). First UK Printing. Pp 234. Illustrated. 8vo, brown cloth, gilt lettering to spine, top edge dyed red. Law 0778. "On 19 July 1918, six Sopwith Camels took off from the flight deck of the aircraft carrier Furious off the Schleswig coast. Their mission -- to bomb the German Zeppelin sheds at Tondern. It was the first time in history that a force of aircraft had been launched against an enemy objective from an aircraft carrier: the first ever strike from sea. In the h... View more info

British Navies in the Second World War. Second Impression.

By: JAMES, W.M., Admiral Sir

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Longmans, Green & Co, London, 1947,:

Seller ID: 105835


JAMES, W.M., Admiral Sir. The British Navies in the Second World War. London : Longmans, Green and Co., 1947. Second Impression. Pp (4),v-xii,1-255,(1) + 22 plans, (many folding). 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Law, The Royal Navy in World War Two: An Annotated Bibliography 0022. Chapters: 1. Introduction; 2. Peace to War; 3. Atlantic Ocean and Narrow Seas, Sep tember3, 1939 - April 8, 1940; 4. Fruitless Attempts to Halt German Advancein Europe, April 9, 1940 - June 20, 1940:; 5. The War Spreads to the Medit erranean, June 21, 1940 - December 31, 1940; 6. German Air and Land Forces ... View more info

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Land, Sea, and Air : Reminiscences of Mark Kerr, Admiral, R.N., Major-General, R.A.F. First Edition

By: KERR, Mark

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Longmans, Green , London , 1927,:

Seller ID: 39700


KERR, Mark. Land, Sea, and Air : Reminiscences of Mark Kerr, Admiral, R.N.,Major-General, R.A.F. London : Longmans, Green and Co., 1927. First Editio n. Pp 406, frontispiece, [16] leaves plates. 8vo, red cloth. Reminiscences of an exceedingly rich career in the Navy and in aviation, from his experiences as a Sub-Lieutenant in the Royal Yacht, to his long experience in the Mediterranean, his acquaintance with Prince Louis of Battenberg and the Emperor William II of Germany, his service in the Great War, and his early attempt at transatlantic flight. This last brought him unexpectedly to Parrsbo... View more info

Iron Pirate. First Edition in dustjacket, signed

By: REEMAN, Douglas.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Heinemann, London, 1986, ISBN:0434626309:

Seller ID: 82207


REEMAN, Douglas. The Iron Pirate. London : Heinemann, (1986). First Printing. Pp (8),1-295,(1). 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. A novel by Douglas Reeman. “It is the summer of 1944, and on every front the war is going badly for Germany. The Allies are pushing deeper into France, the old enemy is advancing on the Eastern Front and, in the Baltic, the navy is on the defensive as the Russians drive the once-victorious divisions back into sea. One ship, the crack heavy-cruiser Prinz Luitpold, helps to keep the pride of the German navy alive. Her luck in battle has become a legend, and ... View more info

Sunset.. 1st UK in dj, signed

By: REEMAN, Douglas.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Heinemann, London, 1994, ISBN:043462635X:

Seller ID: 82215


REEMAN, Douglas. Sunset. London : Heinemann, (1994). First Printing. Pp (10),1-[277],(1). 8vo, brown cloth, gilt lettering to spine. A novel by Douglas Reeman. “In 1941, after two years of war, Britain stood alone, sustained only by the courage of ordinary men and women who knew too well the price of submission to a ruthless and efficient enemy. For the residents and defence forces of the Crown Colony of Hong Kong however, the war in Europe seemed remote, relegated to headlines in local newspapers and reports from visiting warships. Germany posed no threat to their isolated colonial existenc... View more info

With Blood and Iron.. First Edition in dustjacket, Signed

By: REEMAN, Douglas.

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Jarrolds, London, 1964,:

Seller ID: 83075


REEMAN, Douglas. With Blood and Iron. (London) : Jarrolds, (1964). First Printing. Pp [1]-288. 8vo, blue cloth, white lettering to spine. Anderson 1020, Smith & Weller, Sea Fiction Guide 1367. Douglas Edward Reeman (born 15 October 1924, Thames Ditton) is a British author who has written many historical fiction books on the Royal Navy, mainly set during either World War IIor the Napoleonic Wars. Reeman joined the Royal Navy in 1940, at the age o f 16, and served during World War II and the Korean War. He eventually roseto the rank of lieutenant. In addition to being an author, Reeman has also ... View more info

War at Sea, 1939-1945. NIP in dustjacket.

By: ROHWER, Jürgen

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Naval Institute Press, Annapolis, MD, 1996, ISBN:1557509158:

Seller ID: 114557


ROHWER, Jürgen. War at Sea, 1939-1945 . Annapolis, Maryland : Naval Institute Press, (1996). "Manufactured in Great Britain". Pp. (6),7-192. Triple column. Illustrated throughout with b&w photos. Folio, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Anderson 1063. Jürgen Rohwer (b. May 24, 1924, Friedrichroda, Thuringia – d. July 24, 2015, Weinstadt, Baden-Württemberg) was a leadingGerman naval military historian. A translation of Der Krieg zur See, 1939- 1945. (Urbes Verlag, 1992) An examination of the war at sea in all theatresduring the Second World War, by a man who served on board Germ... View more info

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Comrades in Arms, Volume 1. First Edition in dustjacket, Signed

By: WELLS, Herb.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Robinson-Blackmore Printing and Publishing Limited, St. John's, 1987,:

Seller ID: 69084


WELLS, Herb. Comrades in Arms, Volume 1. [dustjacket adds subtitle: A History of Newfoundlanders in Action, Second World War]. (St. John's, Newfoundland : "Printed by Robinson-Blackmore Printing and Publishing Limited", November 1987). First Printing. Pp. (4),1-314. Well illustrated throughout withalarge number of b&w photos. Double column. 4to, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. The author includes stories of tragedy and wartime bravery of Ne wfoundland men and women serving in the Royal Navy, the 166th Newfoundland Field Royal Artillery Regiment, the 59th Newfoundland Heavy Regimen... View more info