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Admiral Never Forgets : Reminiscences of thirty-seven years on the active list of the Royal Navy. 2nd ed. blue cloth.

By: SMITH, Humphrey Hugh

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Seeley, Service & Co, 1936,:

Seller ID: 54322


SMITH, Humphrey Hugh, Vice-Admiral. An Admiral Never Forgets : Reminiscences of thirty-seven years on the active list of the Royal Navy. L.: Seeley, Service & Co., [1936]. Pp 317, including frontis. + [15] pp of plates. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. The book is filled with fascinating anecdotes of a man who loved life and thoroughly enjoyed his career in the Royal Navy. Slightly cocked, somewhat worn, bumping to extremities, ow vg. 30.00 View more info

Admiral of the Fleet : The Life of Sir Charles Lambe. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: LAMBE, Charles WARNER, Oliver

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Sidgwick & Jackson, London, 1969,: 1969

Seller ID: 91499


(LAMBE, Charles). WARNER, Oliver. Admiral of the Fleet : The Life of Sir Charles Lambe. With an Introduction by Admiral of the Fleet Earl Mountbatten of Burma and a Foreword by Sir Steven Runciman. London : Sidgwick & Jackson, (1969). First Edition. Pp [i]-xiii,(1),1-224,(2),+ 16 pp plates. Index. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine.. Law 0709. Lambe (20 December 1900– 29 August 1960). Contents : 1. Sweet Wine of Youth. 2. Maturi... View more info

Admiral on Horseback. 2nd UK in dj

By: WILLANS, Geoffrey

Price: $20.00

Publisher: 1954,:

Seller ID: 24917


WILLANS, Geoffrey. Admiral on Horseback. L.: Michael Joseph, (December 1954). Second Printing. Pp 256. 8vo, black cloth. "Admiral on Horseback is rousing comedy. Admiral Sir Strangeways Foxe-Forsyth [...] first made his appearance in Blackwood's Magazine, and since then many readers have been positively demanding to hear more of him" - from the dj. Divided into three parts : 1. 1952 - Flag Officer, Carrier Striking Group; 2. 1941 - Mid-Career; 3. 1952 thru 1954 -... View more info

Admiral Sir William Fisher.

By: FISHER, William, Admiral Sir). JAMES, William JAMES, William

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Macmillan, 1943,:

Seller ID: 26841


(FISHER, William, Admiral Sir). JAMES, William, Admiral Sir. Admiral Sir William Fisher. L: Macmillan, 1943. Pp 159. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth. A brief but lively biography of Fisher, tracing his career from boyhood experience as a naval cadet to his role as Commander-in-Chief, Portsmouth. Bookplate (Macmillans Co.), else vg. 65.00 View more info

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Admiral Vernon and the Navy : A Memoir and Vindication: Being an Account of the Admiral's Career at Sea and in Parliament. 1st UK no dj

By: VERNON, Edward, Admiral). FORD, Douglas FORD, Douglas WALPOLE, Robert) SMOLLETT, Tobias)

Price: $290.00

Publisher: T.Fisher Unwin, 1907,:

Seller ID: 38558


(VERNON, Edward, Admiral). FORD, Douglas. Admiral Vernon and the Navy : A Memoir and Vindication: Being an Account of the Admiral's Career at Sea and in Parliament, with Sidelights on the Political Conduct of Sir Robert Walpole and his Colleagues, and a Critical Reply to Smollett and Other Historians. L.: T.Fisher Unwin, 1907. First Printing. Pp 322, port.frontis.+ 14 leaves of plates. 8vo, decorated blue cloth, t.e.g. NMM II:1398. With index. Armorial bookplate of Franc... View more info

Admiral. 1st CDN in dj

By: POPE, Dudley

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Musson, 1982, ISBN:0773700617:

Seller ID: 20204


POPE, Dudley. Admiral. A novel. Don Mills, ON: Musson Book Co., (1982). First Canadian Printing. Pp. (8),1-310,(2). 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. A Yorke novel set in the Caribbean shortly after the restoration of Charles II. Gift inscription to dedication page, else vg in price-clipped dj. 35.00 View more info

Admirals Fremantle. First Edition in dustjacket

By: PARRY, Ann (ed.) FREMANTLE, Thomas Francis, Admiral) NELSON, Horatio)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Chatto & Windus, London, 1971, ISBN:070111603x:

Seller ID: 54287


PARRY, Ann (ed.). Admirals Fremantle. London : Chatto & Windus, 1971. FirstEdition. Pp 286, including frontis. + 22 pp of plates with 1 pp chart and several maps to text. 8vo, red cloth, gilt to spine. The four distinguishedAdmirals Fremantle who are the subject of this book are: "[...] Thomas Fra ncis Fremantle (1765-1819) who was a close friend of Nelson, and one of hiscaptains both at Copenhagen and Trafalgar. His son, Charles Howe Fremantle (1800-1869) had a majo... View more info

Admirals in Collision. 1st ed , in dj

By: HOUGH, Richard.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Hamish Hamilton, London, 1959,:

Seller ID: 62918


HOUGH, Richard. Admirals in Collision. London: Hamish Hamilton, (1959). First Edition. Pp 174 + [9] pp of plates. Illustrations to text. 8vo, reddish-brown cloth with pale blue lettering to spine. This is the story of the sinking of HMS Victoria by HMS Camperdown in 1893 on a calm sea during naval manoeuvres just outside of Tripoli's harbour. Why had the Victoria sunk? Whowas to blame? How does one factor in the dynamic of antagonism between the two central figures of th... View more info

Admirals in Collision. First American Edition in dustjacket,

By: HOUGH, Richard.

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Viking, New York, 1959,:

Seller ID: 89598


HOUGH, Richard. Admirals in Collision. New York: Viking, 1959. First American Printing. Pp. (6),[vii]-x,(2),[3]-182, + 8 p. of plates. 8vo, navy blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Richard Alexander 'Dick' Hough (b. May 15, 1922, Brighton - d. October 7, 1999, London). Dust jacket adds: "The incredible saga of a great naval disaster which remains, like the Marie Celeste, one of the unsolved mysteries of the sea." This is the story of the sinking of HMS Victo... View more info

Admirals in the Age of Nelson. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: BIENKOWSKI, Lee NELSON, Horatio)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Naval Institute Press, Annapolis, MD, 2003, ISBN:1557500029:

Seller ID: 102045


BIENKOWSKI, Lee. Admirals in the Age of Nelson. Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, (2003). First Printing. Pp. (6),vii-ix,(3),[1]-294,(6). 8vo, black cloth with copper lettering to spine. "The period of the French Wars (1793-1815), known as the golden age of fighting sail in Great Britain becauseof the extraordinary victories won by the Royal Navy, produced an impressi ve roster of brilliant flag officers. To date, however, these naval leadershave been overshadowe... 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 cre... View more info

Admiralty Manual of Navigation. Vol.I, in dj

By: Admiralty)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: HMSO, 1970,:

Seller ID: 81838


(Admiralty). Admiralty Manual of Navigation. Volume I, B.R. 45(1). L.: Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1970. Revised to 1964. Pp 510. 8vo, navy cloth. Vg in lightly nicked dj. 30.00 View more info

Admiralty Manual of Navigation. Vol.I, no dj

By: Admiralty)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: HMSO, 1970,:

Seller ID: 50028


(Admiralty). Admiralty Manual of Navigation. Volume I, B.R. 45(1). London: Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1970. Revised to 1964. Pp. (2),iii-vii,(1),1-510. 8vo, navy cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Very good. 25.00 View more info

Admiralty Manual of Navigation. Volume II, B.R. 45(2). Revised 1960

By: Admiralty)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: HMSO, London, 1971,:

Seller ID: 67424


(Admiralty). Admiralty Manual of Navigation. Volume II, B.R. 45(2). Revised1960. London: Her Majesty's Stationery Office, (1971). Fourth Impression. Pp. (1),ii-xi,(1),1-297,(1), frontispiece, + 1 folding chart. Illustrated. 8vo, navy cloth with gilt lettering to spine. New Edition 1960. Very good. 25.00 View more info

Admiralty Manual of Seamanship. Vol.II. in dj.

By: Admiralty)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Her Majesty's Stationery Office HMSO, London, 1967,:

Seller ID: 89074


(Admiralty). Admiralty Manual of Seamanship. Volume II, B.R. 67(2). London:Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1967. Pp 641. 8vo, navy cloth. B.R. 67(2) , superseding [the same] dated 1951. January 1967. Name to front pastedown,else vwery good in unclipped dust jacket. 25.00 View more info

Admiralty Manual of Seamanship. Vol.III. 2nd pr of 2nd ed in dj.

By: Admiralty)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: HMSO, 1966,:

Seller ID: 73808


(Admiralty). Admiralty Manual of Seamanship. Volume III, B.R. 67(3). L.: Her Majesty's Stationery Office, (1966). Second Printing of the Second Edition. Pp 403. Illustrated. 8vo, navy cloth. Name, else vg in rubbed, nicked, unclipped dj. 30.00 View more info

Admiralty Manual of Tides.

By: DOODSON, A.T. and H.D. WARBURG.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Her Majesty's Statonery Office / HMSO, London, 1961,:

Seller ID: 80493


DOODSON, A.T. and H.D. WARBURG. Admiralty Manual of Tides. Published by the Hydrographic Department, Admiralty. London : Her Majesty's Statonery Office, 1961. Reprint. Pp (4),v-xii,1-270 + 3 leaves of plates. Text Illustrations throughout. Maps. Index. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Dr. Arthur Thomas Doodson, F.R.S. (b. March 31, 1890, Boothstown, England – d. January 10, 1968, Birkenhead). 1. Introduction. 2. The Tid... View more info

Admiralty Method of Tidal Prediction

By: Admiralty]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Hydrographic Department, Taunton, Somerset, 1975,:

Seller ID: 82894


[Admiralty]. Admiralty Method of Tidal Prediction : Containin the necessaryfacilities and instructions for tideal prediction using harmonic constants and the table of tidal angles and factors in Admiralty Tide Tables . Taunt on, Somerset: Hydrographic Department, under the Superintendence of Rear-Admiral G.P.D. Hall, Hydrographer of the Navy, 1975. Pp. (44). Unpaginated. Illustrated with plotting circle diagrams. 4to, printed stapled tan card covers. NP-159. Stamp to fro... View more info

Admiralty Navigation Manual, Volume I, 1938. 1943 repr.

By: Admiralty]

Price: $30.00

Publisher: HMSO, London, 1943,:

Seller ID: 82658


[Admiralty]. Admiralty Navigation Manual, Volume I, 1938 . London: HMSO, 1943. Second Printing. Pp. [i]-ix,(1),1-446, frontis., numbered plates (some of which are folding). 8vo, blue cloth with gilt decoration to front and gilt lettering to front and spine. B.R. 45. Bumping to spine ends, nicking toedges of a couple of the folding charts at rear, else vg. 30.00 View more info

Admiralty Navigation Manual, Volume II, 1938

By: Admiralty]

Price: $35.00

Publisher: HMSO, London, 1938,:

Seller ID: 70902


[Admiralty]. Admiralty Navigation Manual, Volume II, 1938 . London: HMSO, 1938. Pp. [i]-ix,(1),1-274, frontis. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine Top edge spotted, light rubbing and edgewear to boards, else vg. 35.00 View more info