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1 Aspinall-Oglander (C.) Roger Keyes Being the Biography of Admiral of the Fleet Lord Keyes of Zeebrugge and Dover.
1951, 
xv + 478pp, 10 illus, 5 maps and plans, blue cloth. Marder: The authorised biography by the official historian of the Gallipoli campaign. Uncritical, ludicrously so on the Zeebrugge Operation of 1918. 
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2 Atkinson (N.) Sir Joseph Whitworth 'The World's Best Mechanician'
1996, 
xiii + 338pp, 28 illus, 10 figs, genealogical table, stiff paper covers. AJS: Sir Joseph Whitworth (1803-87) was arguably Britain's best ever mechanical engineer, world famous for the standard screw thread named after him, machine tool designs so innovative he pioneered a new era, and his revolutionary hexagonally rifled guns. 
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3 Baumber (M.) General-at-Sea. Robert Blake and the Seventeenth Century Revolution in Naval Warfare.
1989, 
(viii), 284pp, 14 illus, 18 maps and battle plans, dw. Publisher: The outstanding commander of the 17th century Navy who defeated Prince Rupert and the Dutch before twice destroying the Spanish treasure Fleet. 
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4 Bedarida (F.) Editor. Napoleon vu par les Anglais et par les Francais.
1969, Paris, 
36pp, original green paper wrappers. SBS: Catalogue of exhibition held at the Maison Francaise, Oxford,ūNovember, 1969. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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5 Beesly (P.) Very Special Admiral The Life of Admiral J.H. Godfrey CB.
1980, 
xxv + 337pp, 3 maps, original printed stiff paper wrappers. AJS: Foreword by S.W.Roskill. Appointed DNI in 1939, his achievementsūrivalled those of his famous predecessor Admiral Hall. Also, in a longūcareer, he served in China, 1910; Dardanelles, 1915; and in the Black Seaū1919.ūAdvance Proof: This is an uncorrected proof copy and is for yourūconfidential information only. It is not to be quoted without comparisonūwith the finally revised text and is in no circumstances to be offered forūsale. 
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6 Bestic (Capt A.A.) Kicking Canvas.
1957, 
207pp, frontis, 22 illus, endpaper maps, dw. AJS: Describes a voyage as an apprentice in the Denbigh Castle, from Cardiff to South America in 1908-09. 
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7 Blake (C.) Charles Elliot R.N. 1801-1875.
1960, 
xv + 130pp, 8 illus, 5 maps, large format, blue cloth, dw. SBS: A nephew of Lord Minto, who volunteered for the Navy in 1815. Charles Elliot had a hand in the the abolition of slavery, the Opium War in China in 1839, and Texan independence. He was subsequently Govenor of Bermuda, Trinidad and St Helena. 
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8 Britten (E.T.) A Million Ocean Miles.
ND 1936, 
274pp, frontis, original fawn cloth. SBS: Britten was a Captain of both the Cunard ships Berengaria and the Queen Mary. 
Price: 18.00 GBP
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9 Britten (E.T.) A Million Ocean Miles.
1936 rp 1989, 
274pp, frontis, 19 illus, blue cloth, dw. SBS: Britten was a Captain of both the Cunard ships Berengaria and the Queen Mary. 
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10 Bullocke (J.G.) Editor. NRS Vol 74. The Tomlinson Papers.
1935, 
xxix + 400pp, frontis, 4 folding tables, 2 maps, original half blue cloth. AJS: No 74 in the series. 
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11 Butler (R.) Sir Llewellyn Woodward 1890-1971.
1971, 
16pp, frontis, original grey paper wrappers. SBS: E.L. Woodward, Fellow of All Souls, twentieth century historian,ūwhoseūwork included 'British Foreign Policy in the Second World War' and 'GreatūBritain and the German Navy'. Dr R. Butler succeeded him as editor ofū'Documents on British Foreign Policy 1919-1939'. 
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12 Campbell (Cdr A.B.) Salute the Red Duster.
1952, 
207pp, frontis, 14 illus, dw. AJS: WW2 in the Merchant Navy; the Malta and Russian convoys; Dunkirk; saga of the Jervis Bay; the story of the Graf Spee. 
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13 Capper (Lt Cdr H.D.) Aft - From the Hawsehole Sixty-Two Years of Sailors' Evolution.
1927, 
xv + 267pp, frontis, 7 illus, original blue cloth. SBS: Joined the Royal Navy as a boy seamen 1869. As a warrant officer he chose gunnery as his speciality and was appointed Chief Gunner at the Gunnery School at Sheerness. He benefited from the Fisher reforms of the 1890s and reached commissioned rank 1902. 
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14 Carr (F.G.G.) Gipsy Moth IV Round the World with Sir Francis Chichester.
1969, 
24pp, 27 illlus, 3 line illus, 3 maps, large format (23cm x 18cm), pictorialūstiff paper wrappers. AJS: Updated from the 1967 edition recording Chichester's epic voyage ofūcircumnavigation in photographs. 
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15 Carr (F.G.G.) The Epic Voyage of Sir Francis Chichester in Gypsy Moth IV.
1967, 
24pp, 32 illlus, 3 line illus, 3 maps, large format (23cm x 18cm), pictorialūstiff paper wrappers. AJS: Chichester's epic voyage of circumnavigation in photographs. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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16 Chandler (R.W.) Sparks at Sea The Experiences of a Ship's Radio Officer.
1973, 
160pp, dw. AJS: Life in the merchant marine between the wars. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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17 Clark (Capt G.V.) Yarns of a Cyprus Pilot.
1991, 
(viii), 192pp, 12 illus, dw. AJS: Based on his experiences in Famagusta where he served as a pilot in the Colonial Service from 1953 to 1960. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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18 Coles (A.) Invergordon Scapegoat. The Betrayal of Admiral Tomkinson.
1993, 
x + 193pp, 30 illus, dw. AJS: Tomkinson dealt 'on site' with the mutineers at Invergordon in 1931... after the event he was much criticised for his mild treatment of the sailors... this is his biography. 
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19 Constantine (D.) Fields of Fire A Life of Sir William Hamilton.
2001, 
xxvii + 324pp, 27 illus, dw. AJS: Diplomat, art-collector, naturalist, musician and scholar. Husband of Emma Hamilton and yet friend of Lord Nelson. 
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20 Coote (Capt J.) Submariner.
1991, 
xii + 239pp, 40 illus, dw. AJS: Served with the famous 10th flotilla in the Mediterranean in WW2. 
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