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Account of the Expedition of the British Fleet to Sicily , In the Years 1718, 1719, and 1720. 2d ed.

By: BYNG, George, Sir]

Price: $650.00

Publisher: J. and R. Tonson, 1739,:

Seller ID: 39999


[BYNG, George, Sir]. An Account of the Expedition of the British Fleet to Sicily , In the Years 1718, 1719, and 1720, under the Command of Sir George Byng, Bart. (Afterwards Viscount Torrington) Admiral and Commander in Chiefof His Majesty's Fleet; and his Majesty's Commissary and Plenipotiary to t he Several Princes and States of Italy. Collected from the Admiral's Manuscripts, and other Original Papers. The Second Edition. L: Printed for J. andR. Tonson, 1739. Pp 96. 8vo, original wraps. A rather hagiographical accou nt of Byng's finest hour: his decisive defeat of a Spanish fleet off Cape P... View more info

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Before the Tide Turned: The Mediterranean Experiences of a British Destroyer Officer in 1941. 2nd UK in dj.

By: HODGKINSON, Hugh, Lieutenant Commander THORNHILL, Peter, Lieutenant Commander.

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Harrap, 1944,:

Seller ID: 33409


HODGKINSON, Hugh, Lieutenant Commander. Before the Tide Turned : The Mediterranean Experiences of a British Destroyer Officer in 1941. With illustrations by Lieutenant-Commander Peter Thornhill. L: George G. Harrap, (December1944). Second Printing. Pp 242. 8vo, blue cloth. Law 0308. The jacket of t his second printing adds two review blurbs, one from the Illustrated LondonNews and one from the TLS. The story of a "lean and difficult" year in the battle for mastery of the Mediterranean, written by an invalided officer o f HMS Hotspur. Top and bottom edges of cloth faded, else vg in rubb... View more info

Mediterranean Submarines. in dj.

By: WILSON, Michael KEMP, Paul.

Price: $48.00

Publisher: Crécy, 1997,:

Seller ID: 38465


WILSON, Michael and Paul KEMP. Mediterranean Submarines. (Wilmslow, Cheshire): Crécy, (1997). Pp 219. 8vo, yellow cloth. An illustrated account of British, French, Italian, and Russian efforts to keep the Mediterranean sea-lanes open against German and Austrian opposition during World War One, particularly with reference to submarine operations. Provides, among other things, an answer to the von Trapp childrens' query "Daddy, what did you do in the Great War?" New in dj. 48.00 View more info