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London: John Lane the Bodley Head Limited, 1920. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good+/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall Signed by Author xiv + 268pp, 44 illustrations. Brown blind-stamped boards, general light wear, foxing mainly to edges and endpapers. Fascinating signed letter from the author, from Fiji, dated 23-8-21, affixed to front envelope, the envelope opposite on front pastedown. At war in WW1 on the 'Zarefah' and 'Sagitta' (Book ref. 017319)
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Hampshire: Macmillan, 1994. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 0333555538 xii + 251pp, index, bibliography, notes and references, 32 plates. Black boards, a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. Includes details on Russia's Dreadnoughts and its originality in mine and torpedo craft. (Book ref. 017317)
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London: Conway Maritime Press Ltd, 1992. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 1844860140 118pp, drawings, photographs, map, bibliography. Brown boards, a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. Invaluable reference for the ship modeller. (Book ref. 017314)
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Cornwall: Maritime Books, 1998. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 0907771696 96pp, index, captioned black and white photographs throughout. Landscape format softback, a VG clean tight copy. Scarce. (Book ref. 017305)
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Cornwall: Maritime Books, 1997. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 0907771645 96pp, index, captioned black and white photographs throughout. Landscape format softback, a VG clean tight copy. (Book ref. 017304)
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London: Chatham Publishing, 1997. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 1861760221 224pp, index, glossary, sources, 9 appendices, illustrated with drawings and photographs. Green boards, small bookseller's label to front endpaper otherwise an excellent clean tight copy. This book traces all the technological changes which transformed warships from the fully-rigged broadside ironclads of the mid-nineteenth century, through the centre battery ships, early turret vessels and barbette ships, to the turbine-powered Dreadnought battleships and battlecruisers which were to fight in WW1. Heavy book, extra shipping may be required to non-UK address. (Book ref. 017302)
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USA: Naval Institute Press, 2001. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 1557504962 256pp, index, bibliography, glossary, illustrations throughout, 8pp in colour. Blue boards, slight bumping to upper front corners otherwise a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. Excellent reference for the ship modeller. Heavy book, extra shipping required to non-UK address. (Book ref. 017298)
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London: Forster Groom & Co Ltd, 1916. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. 32mo - over 4" - 5" tall xxxvi adverts + 46pp + 8 colour plates plus frontispiece. Small hardback, this is a well-used but very original piece of WW1 history. The binding is secure and it has been collated. Covers are worn with some rubbing, gilt titling to front is slightly rubbed, titling to spine is largely faded, rubs and marks to covers. A few marks to contents, some pencilled calculations to the verso of a few plates, which are otherwise very bright and most attrractive. Overall a Good copy of a very scarce book. (Book ref. 017296)
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London: Arms and Armour Press, 1970. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Fair to Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 0853680469 80pp, 57 illustrations. Maroon boards, a VG clean tight copy in a Fair to Good (chipped with loss, internal tape repairs, to be supplied in removeable protective sleeve) dustwrapper. (Book ref. 017274)
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London: Messum's, 2005. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 1903438810 124pp, colour photographs throughout. Gilt on blue boards, pictorial endpapers, a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. Heavy book, extra shipping may be required to non-UK address. (Book ref. 017255)
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London: Arms and Armour Press, 1982. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 0853685630 96pp, captioned black and white photographs throughout. Large format softback, general light reading wear, a VG clean tight copy. (Book ref. 017243)
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Kendal: World Ship Society, 1992. First Edition. Soft Cover. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 0905617665 104pp, indexes, illustrations. Blue card covers, general reading creases to covers and early pages, overall a Good clean tight copy. (Book ref. 017239)
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Portsmouth: Royal Marines Museum, 1980. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 10 appendices, errata sheet, 37 illustrations. Large softback, light wear only, a VG clean tight copy. (Book ref. 017229)
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London: Chatham Publishing, 1998. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 1861760868 256pp, index, sources, appendix, 8pp plates. Blue boards, a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. Not so much a biography as a study of naval thought in the crucial decades leading up to the Great War. (Book ref. 017225)
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Stroud: Sutton Publishing Ltd, 2005. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 0750939370 ix + 277pp, index, bibliography, chronology, 6 appendices, over 150 archive photographs. Black boards, a VG clean tight copy in (small seller's label to flyleaf) dustwrapper. Heavy book, extra shipping may be required to non-UK address. (Book ref. 017211)
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London: Cassell & Co, 2000. Reprint. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 1854095218 320pp, index, bibliography, illustrated with over 480 line drawings and photographs. Black boards, light ageing only, a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. Heavy book, extra shipping may be required to non-UK address. (Book ref. 017210)
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USA: Naval Institute Press, 1988. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 0870213261 320pp, index, bibliography, illustrated with over 480 line drawings and photographs. Blue boards, light ageing only, a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. Heavy book, extra shipping may be required to non-UK address. (Book ref. 017209)
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London: Conway Maritime Press Ltd, 1979. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall 0851771335 440pp, index, over 400 photographs, 500 constant scale (1/1000) drawings. Blue boards, slight foxing to page edges otherwise a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. Covers the period between the first iron-clad and the first all-big-gun battleship. Packed weight approx 2.5kg, UK p+p 10.00, other destinations at cost. (Book ref. 017206)
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Dorset: Dorset Publishing Co, 1984. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket (Laminated Boards). 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 0902129554 120pp, illustrated. Pictorial laminated boards, slight foxing to early pages, overall a VG clean tight copy. (Book ref. 017202)
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London: Conway Maritime Press Ltd, 1993. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 0851776167 94pp, index, sources, notes, 45 tables, illustrated with photographs and draughts from the collections of the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich. Red boards, an excellent clean tight copy in (spine colour faded) dustwrapper. In 2 parts: Design History; The Ships. (Book ref. 017195)