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Awfully Big Adventure. First Edition

By: BARTIMEUS

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Cassell and Company, Ltd., London, 1919,:

Seller ID: 62904


BARTIMEUS. An Awfully Big Adventure. London : Cassell and Company, Ltd., (1919). First Printing. Pp. 277. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. A collection of short stories and novellas for young adults - some based upon actual events - dealing with the war at sea during the First World War. Contents: 1. An Awfully Big Adventure ; 2. Behind the Veil: The Story of the Q Boats ; 3. "Not in the Presence of the Enemy" ; 4. The Action betweenH. M. S. Prize and German Submarine U-93 ; 5. The Forfeit ; 6. Supper Beer ; 7. The Way They Have ; 8. The Epitaph ; 9. The English Way ; 10. ... View more info

Severn's Saga.

By: CHATTERTON, E. Keble

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Hurst & Blackett, 1938,: 1938

Seller ID: 41002


CHATTERTON, E.K. "Severn's" Saga. With 41 Illustrations and Maps. London : Hurst & Blackett, (1938). Pp (4),5-288 + frontispiece + 14 pages of plates. 8vo, red cloth, gilt lettering to spine. With maps on end-papers [on the paste-downs]. An account of the 1914-1917 operations of the Royal Navy monitor Severn in East African waters, and particularly her destruction of the German light cruiser Königsberg, treated also in Chatterton's 1932 book The "Königsberg" Adventure. "HMS Severn was a 1,260-ton Humber-class monitor of the Royal Navy. Originally built by V... View more info

British Navy at War.

By: DIXON, W. MacNeile

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin, Boston and New York, 1917,:

Seller ID: 21396


DIXON, W. MacNeile. The British Navy at War. Boston and New York : HoughtonMifflin, 1917. Pp 95, portrait frontispiece + plates + maps & battle plans . Small 8vo, blue cloth. Contents: 1. The War at Sea and its New Problems -German Tactics; 2. The First Phase - The Heligoland Action - Germany's Fle et in Being; 3. The Ocean Battles - Coronel - The Falklands; 4. North Sea Battles - The Dogger Bank - Jutland; 5. Submarines - The Submarine Menace - The Work of British Submarines; 6. Blockade and Bombardment; 7. Single ShipAction - Sailors and Seamanship; 8. Bridging the Seas; 9. Navies and Armie ... View more info

German Submarine War 1914-1918. First Edition

By: GIBSON, R.H PRENDERGAST, Maurice. JELLICOE, Admiral of the Fleet, the Earl, foreword.

Price: $600.00

Publisher: Constable, London , 1931,:

Seller ID: 39783


GIBSON, R.H. and Maurice PRENDERGAST. The German Submarine War 1914-1918. With a Foreword by Admiral of the Fleet Earl Jellicoe. London : Constable and Co Ltd, 1931. First Edition. Pp (6),vii-xix,(1),[1]-438,(2) + 24 leaves with B&w photos + 6 folding charts. 4 tables, diagrams in text. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Paine, The Submarine Registry and Bibliography GIB19; Anderson 484 : "An essential book. The most complete and comprehensive history of the WW 1 U-boat operations availible in English." A remarkably detailed and full account of German submarine operations in the... View more info

Great War at Sea 1914-1918

By: HOUGH, Richard.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press, Oxford / New York , 1984, ISBN:0192158716:

Seller ID: 84975


HOUGH, Richard. The Great War at Sea 1914-1918. Oxford / New York : Oxford University Press, (1984). Second Printing. Pp [i]-xii,(6),[1]-353,(5),+ 24 pp plates. Index. 8vo, blue cloth, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. "The greatest naval conflict in history broke out almost seventy years ago. Richard Hough presents here a reassessment of what happened and why. It is a history as much of men as of ships: the admirals of the Grand Fleet and their Commander-in-Chief, Sir John Jellicoe; and the men at the Admiralty, among them the reformer, inspirer, and charmer, 'Jacky' Fisher, and Winsto... View more info

Naval Prospects in 1917

By: HURD, Archibald

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Eyre and Spottiswoode, London, 1917,:

Seller ID: 19653


HURD, Archibald. Naval Prospects in 1917. London : Eyre and Spottiswoode, 1917. Pp 12. 8vo, blue card covers. Sir Archibald Hurd (b. August 13, 1869 -d. June 20, 1959). A wartime review of German and British seapower which c oncludes with the sanguine assumption that, as with Trafalgar, the force ofthe Royal Navy would prove conclusive to a Continental war. Very good. NOT E: Shipping will be leass for this slim item. 30.00 View more info

From Heligoland to Keeling Island : One Hundred Days of Naval War.

By: HURD, Archibald BYWATER, H.C.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Hodder and Stoughton, London, 1914,:

Seller ID: 97722


HURD, Archibald, and H.C. BYWATER. From Heligoland to Keeling Island : One Hundred Days of Naval War. London : Hodder and Stoughton, MCMXIV [1914]. Pp(8),9-215,(1). Small 8vo, blue cloth, black illustration to front board, b lack lettering to spine. In The Daily Telegraph War Books series. Contents : Introduction. 1. German mines and their victims. 2. The elusive "Goeben.”3. The battle in the bight. 4. The human factor. 5. Rounding-up the commer ce raiders. 6. End of Germany's colonial empire. 7. The debut of the submarine. 8. The heroes of the "Pegasus." 9. The naval brigade at ... View more info

Grand Fleet 1914-1916: Its Creation, Development and Work. 4th UK pr.

By: JELLICOE, John, Admiral Viscount

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Cassell and Company, London, 1919,:

Seller ID: 81655


JELLICOE, Admiral Viscount, of Scapa, g.c.b., o.m., g.c.v.o. The Grand Fleet 1914-1916 : Its Creation, Development and Work. With 9 Plates and 13 Plans and Diagrams. L.: Cassell and Company, (February) 1919. Fourth Printing. Pp (6),[vii]-x,(6),[1]-517,(1), frontispiece + 8 plates (including one in colour of the Battle of Jutland). + 9 folding diagrams & charts + 4 charts in rear pocket. 8vo, blue cloth. Chapters : 1. The Opening of the War; 2. General Naval Strategy in Home Waters; 3. The Grand Fleet and Its Bases; 4. Declaration of War; 5. The Submarine and Mine Menace in the North Sea; 6. In... View more info

Warships of World War 1 : No.2 - Cruisers (British and German)

By: Le FLEMING, H.M. ABC Series

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Ian Allan, London, 1960,:

Seller ID: 16404


Le FLEMING, H.M. Warships of World War 1 : No.2 - Cruisers (British and German). London : Ian Allan Ltd., n.d. [circa 1960]. Pp (2),3-71,(1). Illustrated. Sm 8vo, orange card covers. In the abc series. Contents: Evolution of the Cruiser [From Frigate to Cruiser - Cruisers of the Pre-Dreadnought Era (1885-1907) - Light Cruisers]; British Ships [Armoured Cruisers - ProtectedCruisers (over 5,000 tons, under 5,000 tons) - "Scouts" - "Towns" - Light Cruisers]; Cruisers at War [Britsh Cruiser Deployment in 1914 - German Surface Raiders in 1914 - Britsh Cruiser Deployment in late 1918... View more info

Warships of World War I : Combined Volume. First Edition in dustjacket

By: Le FLEMING, H.M. ABC Series

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Ian Allan, London, 1960,:

Seller ID: 25724


Le FLEMING, H.M. Warships of World War I : Combined Volume. London : Ian Allan Ltd., n.d. [1960s]. First UK Printing. Pp (4),v-viii,[1]-352. Illustrated. 12mo, grey cloth. In the abc series. Contents L 1. Battleships and Battlecruisers - British and German; 2. Cruisers - British and German; 3. Destroyers - British and German; 4. Miscellaneous Warships - British and German;5. Submarines - British and German. A little foxing throughout else very g ood in price-clipped dustjacket. 50.00 View more info

Warships of World War 1 : No.5 - Submarines (British and German).

By: Le FLEMING, H.M. ABC Series

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Ian Allan, London, 1961,:

Seller ID: 106664


Le FLEMING, H.M. Warships of World War 1 : No.5 - Submarines (British and German). London : Ian Allan Ltd., n.d. [circa 1961]. Pp (2),3-80. Illustrated. Sm 8vo, card covers. In the abc series. Contents: Introduction; British Submarine Development 1901-1923; Submarine Classes [Pre-War (up to EClass) - Wartime Classes] German Submarine Development 1906-1918; German SubmarineClasses [U Series - UB Series - UC Series]. Rubbed, name, else very good. 20.00 View more info

From the Dreadnought to Scapa Flow : The Royal Navy in the Fisher Era, 1904-1919. Volume I : The Road to War, 1904-1914. Volume II : The War Years: Tothe Eve of Jutland, [1914-1916].

By: MARDER, Arthur J.

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press, London , 1961,:

Seller ID: 81428


MARDER, Arthur J. From the Dreadnought to Scapa Flow : The Royal Navy in the Fisher Era, 1904-1919. Volume I : The Road to War, 1904-1914. Volume II :The War Years: To the Eve of Jutland, [1914-1916]. London : Oxford Univers ity Press, 1961, 1965. First Edition. Pp [i]-xxii,[1]-[459],(3), frontis + 8 pp plates; [i]-xxvi,[1]-[457],(7), frontis + 8 plates + 8 maps & charts (some folding, some double page). Indexes. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Contents : Volume I : Part I. Fisher's Years of Power, 1904-1910. I. Prologue. II. Fisher as First Sea Lord. III. The Fisher Revolution. IV. ... View more info

Statesmen and Sea Power. 2nd Printing

By: RICHMOND, Herbert CROWE, Eyre

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Clarendon Press / Oxford University Press, Oxford , 1946,:

Seller ID: 20719


RICHMOND, Herbert. Statesmen and Sea Power Based on the Ford Lectures Delivered in The University of Oxford in the Michaelmas Term, 1943. Oxford : At the Clarendon Press, 1946. Second Printing. Pp (6),[vii]-xi,(1),[1]-369,(3), illustrated with 12 maps in the text. A few tables in the text. 8vo, bluecloth, gilt lettering to spine. Cowie 366. Admiral Sir Herbert William Ric hmond KCB (b. September 15, 1871, Hammersmith, London – d. December 15, 1946, Cambridge, England) was a prominent Royal Navy officer, described as "perhaps the most brilliant naval officer of his generation.": Intro... View more info