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A Source Book of Submarines and Submersibles. First Edition in dustjacket

By: WATTS, Anthony Source Book series

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Ward Lock, London:, 1976,: 1976

Seller ID: 56335

ISBN: 0706350332


WATTS, Anthony. A Source Book of Submarines and Submersibles. Written and compiled by Anthony J. Watts. London : Ward Lock Limited, (1976). First Printing. Pp (4),5-127,(1). Double column. Illustrated with over 100 b&w photos. Oblong 12mo (170 x 118 mm), blue cloth, silver lettering to spine. In the Source Book series. Anthony John Watts (b. May 22, 1938 - d. July 19, 2014, Tiverton, Devon). Very good in unclipped dustjacket. 25.00 View more info

Acadienne de Clare. First Edition

By: TUFTS, Edith (Comeau)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: 1977,:

Seller ID: 11121


TUFTS, Edith (Comeau). Acadienne de Clare. [Saulnierville : Edith Tufts], (1977). First Edition. Pp (2),5-93,(1). Illustrated with a map and 108 b&w photos. Square 8vo, illustrated brown card covers, black lettering to spine.Maillet, Bibliographie des publications de l'Acadie des provinces maritime s: livres et brochures, 1609-1995 2164. Edith Comeau Tufts, née Comeau OC (b. 1919, Saulnierville, Digby County - d. December 20, 2010, Saulnierville,Digby County). " Mrs. Tufts, very much an Acadian, was newly graduated fro m Maritime Business College in Halifax, and had started her career dur... View more info

Acadienne de Clare. First Edition, Signed

By: TUFTS, Edith (Comeau)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Edith Tufts, Saulnierville, NS , 1977,:

Seller ID: 21097


TUFTS, Edith (Comeau). Acadienne de Clare. [Saulnierville : Edith Tufts], (1977). First Edition. Pp (2),5-93,(1). Illustrated with a map and 108 b&w photos. Square 8vo, illustrated brown card covers, black lettering to spine.Maillet, Bibliographie des publications de l'Acadie des provinces maritime s: livres et brochures, 1609-1995 2164. Edith Comeau Tufts, née Comeau OC (b. 1919, Saulnierville, Digby County - d. December 20, 2010, Saulnierville,Digby County). " Mrs. Tufts, very much an Acadian, was newly graduated fro m Maritime Business College in Halifax, and had started her career dur... View more info

Action Stations : The Royal Navy at War. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: THURSFIELD, H.G., Rear-Admiral

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Adam & Charles Black, London, 1941,:

Seller ID: 77050


THURSFIELD, H.G., Rear-Admiral. "Action Stations!" : The Royal Navy at War.With 75 illustrations in photogravure. London : Adam & Charles Black, 1941 . First Edition. Pp (6),7-[86], + frontispiece. Pagination includes numerous pages of photos. Large 8vo, blue cloth, white titles to spine and front. Law 0653. Admiral Thursfield puts forth the theory that a nation must control the sea during a war and cites numerous examples in words and photos, ofhow that was eventually achieved by Britian and her allies during World Wa r II. Chapters: 1. Destroyers; 2. The Little Ships; 3. The Big Ship... View more info

Admirals : Canada's Senior Naval Leadership in the Twentieth Century. pbk.

By: WHITBY, Michael GIMBLETT, Richard H. HAYDON, Peter MILNER, Marc

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Dundurn Press, Toronto, 2006, ISBN:1550025805:

Seller ID: 69812


WHITBY, Michael, Richard H. GIMBLETT, and Peter HAYDON. The Admirals : Canada's Senior Naval Leadership in the Twentieth Century . Edited by Michael Whitby, Richard H. Gimblett, and Peter Haydon. Toronto: Dundurn Press, (2006). Pp. [1]-414,(2), + 4 p. of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, printed blue card covers. Contents: 1. Gimblett's "Admiral Sir Charles E. Kingsmill: ForgottenFather", 2. William Glover's "Commodore Walter Hose: Ordinary Office, Extr aordinary Endeavour", 3. Roger Sarty's "Admiral Percy W. Nelles: Diligent Guardian of the Vision", 4. Marc Milner's "Rear-... View more info

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Admiralty Brief : The Story of Inventions that Contributed to Victory in the Battle of the Atlantic.. 1st UK, signed in dj.

By: TERRELL, Edward

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Harrap, London, 1958,:

Seller ID: 43162


TERRELL, Edward. Admiralty Brief : The Story of Inventions that Contributedto Victory in the Battle of the Atlantic. London: George G. Harrap, (1958) . First Printing. Pp. 240, port. frontis., [14] pp plates, folding plan at rear. 8vo, blue cloth. Law 1253. The author's account of his inventive contributions to the war effort, including Plastic Armour, the Scorpion anti-aircraft defence, and the Rocket Bomb used against German U-Boat pens. Faint shelfwear, else vg in creased, torn, chipped, tape-repaired dj. Signed by Terrell on 25th November, 1958. 85.00 View more info

Adventures of a Sea Hunter : In Search of Famous Shipwrecks.. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: DELGADO, James P. CUSSLER, Clive (foreword)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Douglas & McIntyre, Vancouver, 2004, ISBN:1553650719:

Seller ID: 62935


DELGADO, James P. Adventures of a Sea Hunter : In Search of Famous Shipwrecks. Foreword by Clive Cussler. Vancouver: Douglas & MacIntyre, (2004). First Printing. Pp (10),1-230. Illustrated. 8vo, grey paper covered boards withsilver lettering to spine. Contents: 1. Graveyard of the Pacific: Off Cape Disappointment, Washington ; 2. Pearl Harbor; 3. Sunk by the Atomic Bomb: at Bikini Atoll ; 4. A Cursed Ship: Mutiny on the USS Somers, November 26, 1842; 5. Titanic [pp.62-76]; 6. Carpathia: April 15, 1912; 7. Catherine theGreat's Lost Art: Off Finland, October 4, 1771; 8. Kublai Khan's Lost Flee t... View more info

Affair of Chances. A Submariner's Odyssey 1939-44

By: McGEOCH, Ian

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Imperial War Museum, London, 1991,:

Seller ID: 83150


McGEOCH, Ian. An Affair of Chances. A Submariner's Odyssey 1939-44. London:Imperial War Museum, London, (1991). Pp (4),5-221,(3), including portrait frontispiece. Some photo-illustraions in the text. Large 8vo, blue cloth. With foreword by Admiralof the Fleet, Lord Lewin. "On 21 April 1943 HM Submarine Splendid was patrolling off the Bay of Naples. In five previous patrols, operating against ships taking vital supplies from Italy to the Axis armies in Tunisia, she had sunk a destroyer and more merchant tonnage than anyother Allied submarine during the same period. But her luck was about to... View more info

Air Power.

By: LEE, Asher

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Gerald Duckworth & Co. Ltd, London , 1957,:

Seller ID: 88101


LEE, Asher. Air Power. London : Gerald Duckworth & Co. Ltd., (1957). SecondEdition, Revised. Pp [1]-211,(1). 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine . Chapter VIII : Naval Air Power (pp 129-149) – Need to expand Western naval air power – Obsolescence and vulnerability of certain surface units to air attack – Aircraft carriers in World War II – Their future role – Helicopters for anti-submarine operations – Lack of reliable statistics on naval air warfare – Japanese shipping losses in the Pacific War – Soviet submarines– Battle of the Atlantic lessons in World War II – Torp... View more info

Aircraft and Sea Power. US in dj.

By: HEZLET, Arthur, Vice-Admiral Sir

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Stein and Day, New York, 1970,:

Seller ID: 88572


HEZLET, Arthur, Vice-Admiral Sir. Aircraft and Sea Power. New York: Stein and Day, (1970). Pp. (6),vii-xii,[1]-370,(2), + 12 p. of plates. Illustrated. Map endpapers. 8vo, green cloth with gilt lettering to spine. A comprehensive survey of the relationship between air power and the dominance of the seas, from the dawn of flight into the Cold War era. Contents: 1. The Birthof Naval Aviation; 2. Aircraft at Sea in the Early Part of the Great War, 1914-15; 3. Aircraft in the North Sea and with the Fleets, 1914-18; 4. Aircraft in the Defeat of the U-boats and in the Narrow Seas, 1914-18; 5. The Pe... View more info

Albert Speer and the Nazi Ministry of Arms : Economic Institutions and Industrial Production in the German War Economy. 1st in dj.

By: SPEER, Albert). ZILBERT, Edward R.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press / Associated University Presses, Rutherford - Madison - Teaneck - London, 1981, ISBN:0838617093:

Seller ID: 80150


(SPEER, Albert). ZILBERT, Edward R. Albert Speer and the Nazi Ministry of Arms : Economic Institutions and Industrial Production in the German War Economy. Rutherford – Madison – Teaneck : Fairleigh Dickinson University Press/ London : Associated University Presses, (1981). First Edition. Pp [1]-30 5,(7),+ folding chart at rear. 8vo, black cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Contents : 1. Introduction. 2. The German Ideological and Institutional Background. 3. Principal Economic Organizations in the German War Economy. 4. The Speer Administrations – the Beginnings. 5. The Submarine Industry.... View more info

All Hands Down : The True Story of the Soviet Attack on the USS Scorpion

By: SEWELL, Kenneth, and Jerome PREISLER

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster, New York , 2008, ISBN:9780743297981:

Seller ID: 89363


SEWELL, Kenneth, and Jerome PREISLER. All Hands Down : The True Story of the Soviet Attack on the USS Scorpion. New York : Simon & Schuster, (2008). First Printing. Pp (10),1-277,(1),+ 16 pp plates. Index. 8vo, black cloth spine, blue paper covered boards, gilt lettering to spine. "Forty years ago, in May 1968, the submarine USS Scorpion sank in mysterious circumstances with a loss of ninety-nine lives. The tragedy occurred during the height of the Cold War between the United States and the Soviet Union, and it followedby only weeks the sinking of a Soviet sub near Hawaii. Now in All Hands... View more info

All-Story Love. Vol. 99, No. 4, February, 1944

By: LITTELL, Jane (ed.)

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Popular Publcations, Inc. , Toronto / Montreal, 1944,:

Seller ID: 104938


LITTELL, Jane (ed.). All-Story Love. Vol. 99, No. 4, February, 1944. Toronto / Montreal : Popular Publcations, Inc., 1944. Pp (1),2-96. Double Column.Large 8vo, colour illustrated wrappers, lettered in red. Contents : Lost - One Husband : Even a beautiful redhead can lose her husband - if she makes a habit of slapping him (cover story by Phyllis Gordon Demarest); X Marks the Girl : It also marked a big surprise for Tam when she met her rival forRufe's love (by Val Newell); Don't Ever Leave Me : Cecily and Dex were bot h brave plots, but one of them was a coward about love (by Louise Knickmeyer... View more info

Amazing Adventure : A Thrilling Naval Biography. 1st Ed, in dj

By: CHATTERTON, E. Keble HERBERT, Godfrey

Price: $120.00

Publisher: Hurst & Blackett, London, 1935,:

Seller ID: 90416


CHATTERTON, E. Keble. Amazing Adventure : A Thrilling Naval Biography. With32 Illustrations. London : Hurst & Blackett, Ltd., (1935). First Edition. Pp [1]-285,1-15(ads),(1), portrait frontis + 14 pp plates. 8vo, blue cloth., gilt lettering to spine. Dj title : Amazing Adventure : A True Naval Biography. The biography of Commander Godfrey Herbert, D.S.O., Royal Navy. Contents : 1. Prelude to Adventure. 2. The New Idea. 3. Facing Death. 4. Preparing for Contest. 5. The Record Voyage. 6. In the Bight. 7. Narrow Escapes. 8. Comedy and Tragedy. 9. The Decoy. 10. “Captain William McBride.” 11. ... View more info

Amazing Adventure : A Thrilling Naval Biography. 1st UK Cheap Ed ex lib, nodj

By: CHATTERTON, E. Keble HERBERT, Godfrey

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Hurst & Blackett, London, 1936,:

Seller ID: 16639


CHATTERTON, E. Keble. Amazing Adventure : A Thrilling Naval Biography. With32 Illustrations. London : Hurst & Blackett, Ltd., (1936). First UK Cheap Edition. Pp 285. 8vo, blue cloth. The biography of Commander Godfrey Herbert, D.S.O., Royal Navy. Contents : 1. Prelude to Adventure. 2. The New Idea.3. Facing Death. 4. Preparing for Contest. 5. The Record Voyage. 6. In the Bight. 7. Narrow Escapes. 8. Comedy and Tragedy. 9. The Decoy. 10. “Captai n William McBride.” 11. Back to the Bight. 12. Strange Sequel. 13. Submarine Drama. 14. Night of Terror. 15. The Death Leap. 16. Back to Life. 17. ... View more info

Amazing Adventure : A Thrilling Naval Biography. 1st UK Cheap Ed, no dj

By: CHATTERTON, E. Keble HERBERT, Godfrey

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Hurst & Blackett, London, 1936,:

Seller ID: 18715


CHATTERTON, E. Keble. Amazing Adventure : A Thrilling Naval Biography. With32 Illustrations. London : Hurst & Blackett, Ltd., (1936). First UK Cheap Edition. Pp 285. 8vo, blue cloth. The biography of Commander Godfrey Herbert, D.S.O., Royal Navy. Contents : 1. Prelude to Adventure. 2. The New Idea.3. Facing Death. 4. Preparing for Contest. 5. The Record Voyage. 6. In the Bight. 7. Narrow Escapes. 8. Comedy and Tragedy. 9. The Decoy. 10. “Captai n William McBride.” 11. Back to the Bight. 12. Strange Sequel. 13. Submarine Drama. 14. Night of Terror. 15. The Death Leap. 16. Back to Life. 17. ... View more info

American Neutrality 1914-1917 : Essays on the Causes of American Intervention in the World War. no dj.

By: SEYMOUR, Charles.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Yale University Press, New Haven, 1935,:

Seller ID: 81120


SEYMOUR, Charles. American Neutrality 1914-1917 : Essays on the Causes of American Intervention in the World War. New Haven : Yale University Press, 1935. First Edition. Pp (2),[i]-vii,(1),[1]-187,(3). Index. 8vo, blue cloth,gilt lettering to spine. Contents : 1. American Neutrality. 2. Woodrow Wil son and the Submarine Campaign. 3. Germany's Fateful Decision. 4. Misinterpreted Documents. 5. Influences of Trade with the Allies on American Diplomacy, 1914-17. 6. Wilson and Lansing. 7. American Opinion on the Eve of War. 8. Conclusion. Spine rubbed, minor staining to cloth, waterstaining to fore... View more info

American Submarines. First American Edition in dustjacket

By: LENTON, H.T. Navies of the Second World War

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Doubleday, 1973,:

Seller ID: 18947


LENTON, H.T. American Submarines. Garden City : Doubleday & Co., (1973). First Printing. Pp 160. Illustrated. Oblong 12mo, black cloth. Anderson 770. In the Navies of the Second World War series. Vg in dj. 25.00 View more info

An Alle Wölfe: Angriff ! : U-Boote Crews und Kommandanten im Zweiten Weltkrieg 1939-1945. First Edition

By: KUROWSKI, Franz

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Podzun-Pallas Verlag: 1986

Seller ID: 98918

ISBN: 3881997415


KUROWSKI, Franz. An Alle Wölfe : Angriff ! : U-Boote Crews und Kommandanten im Zweiten Weltkrieg 1939-1945. (Friedberg : Podzun-Pallas Verlag, 1986). First Edition. Pp. (6),[7]-525,(3) including a 32-page central section of b&w photos. 8vo (146 x 219 mm), art-illustrated paper-covered boards, with red & black lettering to grey spine. Paine, The Submarine Registry and Bibliography KUR86 : "A must for anyone involved in U-Boat research." Franz Kurowski (b. November 17, 1923, Hombruch - d. May 28, 2011, Dortmund). "Das grosse Buch über die deut... View more info

Anti-Submarine Warfare. Second American Printing in dustjacket

By: HILL, J. R., Rear Admiral. Combat Roles No. 1

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Naval Institute Press, Annapolis, MD, 1985, ISBN:0870210815:

Seller ID: 110223


HILL, J. R., Rear Admiral. Anti-Submarine Warfare. (Annapolis, MD) : Naval Institute Press (1985). Second Printing . Pp (5),6-112. Double column. Illustrated with numerous photos, maps, diagrams to text; 8vo, black cloth, gilt lettering to spine. "With the publication of this comprehensive and up-to-date guide, the general reader at last hass access to reliable informationon all phases of anti-submarine warfare. Written by an expert who knows on ly too well the threat submarines pose to the Western alliance, Anti-Submarine Warfare is a thoughtful and thought-provoking analysis of the curre... View more info