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1 Admiralty. Fleets (The British Commonwealth of Nations and Foreign Nations). Particulars of the Fleets of the British Commonwealth of Nations, United States of America, Japan, France, Italy, Soviet Union, and Germany, on the 1st day of February, 1933, distinguishing, both built and building, Battleships, Battle Cruisers, Cruisers, Cruiser Minelayers, Armoured Coast Defence Vessels and Monitors, Aircraft Carriers, Flotilla Leaders, Destroyers, Torepdo Boats, Submarines, Sloops, Coastal Motor Boats, Gunboats and Despatch Vessels, River Gunboats, and Minesweepers.
1933, 
96pp, printed blue paper wrappers, neat stamp on front cover. AJS: Presented by the First Lord of the Admiralty to Parliament by CommandŻof His Majesty. February 1933. A detailed summary and analysis. 
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2 Anon UNDER REVISION National Maritime Museum Catalogue. Guide.
1947, 
vii + 230pp, 24 illus, 2 plans, large format (24cm x 18cm), buff paperŻwrappers, with a copy of Hand List of the Oil Paintings at Present ExhibitedŻin the Queen's House (Revised to September, 1950). 20pp, without wrappers. SBS: Proof of the original catalogue for the National Maritime Museum,ŻGreenwich. Laid in 6pp photostats of a typed letter dated 2nd May 1937,Żfrom R.C. Anderson to Sir Geoffrey Callender (Director) with hisŻsuggested amendments and corrections to the catalogue. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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3 Anon. Boat Service Roll 1793-1814.
ND 1960 ? 
typescript, 30pp, foolscap (33cm x 20.5cm), stiff paper wrappers. AJS: Extracted from the relevant medal rolls. Gives brief details of eachŻincident, the ship, who took part, awards with date, of 53 boat actionsŻfor the period 1793-1814. 
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4 B.R. 642 (I) Summary of Italian Warships January, 1943. Naval Intelligence Division.
1943, 
vi + 49pp, 59 photos, 88 line illus, 79 silhouettes, original printed blue paper wrappers. AJS: Includes silhouettes of Yugoslav warships believed to have been captured or taken over by the Italian Navy (new names unknown). Prepared by the Naval Intelligence Division. 
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5 Blackburn (G.) The Illustrated Encyclopaedia of Ships and Boats.
2003, 
431pp, frontis, line illus throughout the text, dw. AJS: Comprising an alphabetical directory of all types of craft past and present containing much discussion of the development of hulls and rigging, together with mention of some of the most outstanding warships and commercial vessels supplemented by a nautical glossary, bibliography and index. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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6 Blackman (R.V.B.) Editor. Jane's Fighting Ships 1950-51.
1950-51, 
xxii + 6 + 506pp, printed on art paper, photos, line illus, 56pp adverts,Żlandscape format (21.5cm x 33cm), original dark blue cloth, contents tightŻand clean, front and rear board stained. AJS: The fifty-second year of issue. 
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7 Blackman (R.V.B.) Editor. Jane's Fighting Ships 1951-52.
1951-52, 
xx + 546pp, printed on art paper, photos, line illus, 56pp adverts,Żlandscape format (21.5cm x 33cm), original dark blue cloth, an attractiveŻcopy. AJS: The fifty-third year of issue. 
Price: 65.00 GBP
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8 Blackman (R.V.B.) Editor. Jane's Fighting Ships 1952-53.
1952-53, 
xxiii + 454pp, printed on art paper, photos, line illus, 57pp adverts,Żlandscape format (22cm x 33cm), original dark blue cloth, some marks onŻfront board, a good copy. AJS: The fifty-fourth year of issue. 
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9 Blackman (R.V.B.) Editor. Jane's Fighting Ships 1965-66.
1965-66, 
vii + 461 + xvipp, printed on art paper, photos, line illus, 60pp adverts,Żportrait format (32.5cm x 23cm), original dark blue cloth, dw. AJS: The sixty-eighth year of issue. 
Price: 55.00 GBP
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10 Blackman (R.V.B.) Editor. Jane's Fighting Ships 1967-68.
1967-68, 
vii + 506 + xviiipp, printed on art paper, photos, line illus, 71pp adverts,Żportrait format (32.5cm x 23cm), original dark blue cloth. AJS: The seventieth year of issue. 
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11 Blackman (R.V.B.) Editor. Jane's Fighting Ships 1972-73.
1972-73, 
91 + 745pp, printed on art paper, photos, illus, adverts, portrait formatŻ(32.5cm x 23cm), handsome decorated blue cloth, dw. [heavy volume] AJS: The seventy-fifth year of issue in a delux binding. 
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12 Bussmann (K.) & Schilling (H.) Editors. 1648 War and Peace in Europe.
1998, 
497pp, title illus, large format (30.5cm x 23.5cm), handsome production, pictorial boards. AJS: The 26th Exhibition of the Council of Europe. 
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13 Dawson (W.R.) The Treasures of Lloyd's A Descriptive Catalogue of the Monuments, Pictures, Drawings, Plate, Medals, Manuscripts, and Other Objects of Historic Interest Preserved at Lloyd's, London.
1930, 2nd rev ed, 
xii + 135pp, 22 plates, original printed boards. AJS: 500 items catalogued and described, some in considerable detail. The author, Warren Dawson, was Honorary Librarian and also prepared a fine catalogue on the Nelson Collection at Lloyd's (1932). 
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14 Forward (E.A.) Board of Education Catalogue of the Collections in the Science Museum South Kensington with Descriptive and Historical Notes and Illustrations Land Transport I. Road Transport.
1926, 
67pp, 10 plates, printed paper wrappers. AJS: 162 detailed entries. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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15 Gosse (P.) The Pirates Who's Who.
1924, 
vi + 328pp, frontis, 6 illus, endpaper illus, original red cloth. NMM Cat, Vol 4, entry 222: An invaluable biographical source-book forŻpirates.ŻAJS: Excellent, covers nearly 800 people. 
Price: 85.00 GBP
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16 Hawkings (D.T.) Criminal Ancestors A Guide to Historical Criminal Records in England and Wales.
1992 rp 2001, 
xiv + 458pp, 70 illus (photos, illus and facsims), large format, dw. Publisher: Surveys material held at PRO, County and Borough Record Offices. Includes records on transportation to America and Australia, Prison Hulks, with detailed appendices. 
Price: 14.99 GBP
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17 Jane (F.T.) Editor. All The World's Fighting Ships 1898.
1898 rp 1969, Newton Abbot, 
218pp, printed on art paper, with 6pp addenda section, portrait-details ofŻover one thousand warships, with notes and other useful statistics, adverts,Żlandscape format (21cm x 31cm), original dark green cloth, dw, a clean copy. Jane (F.T.) The aim of this work is primarily, to supply those details ofŻwarships which are not included in other naval annuals, that generallyŻhave hitherto been obtainable only in the Confidential Books of theŻdifferent navies, and there on a scale too large for frequent andŻindividual reference.ŻAJS: The first issue of this famous work, in reprint.ŻJane's Fighting Ships - Annual since 1898. Like Brassey's covers all theŻnations of the world but with more details and diagrams of individualŻships and classes, with much less critical detail. 
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18 Jane (F.T.) Editor. All the World's Fighting Ships 1902.
1902, 
394pp, printed on art paper, photos, line illus, adverts, original dark blueŻcloth, some wear to spine, lacking endpaper adverts (new plain paperŻendpapers). AJS: The fifth year of issue. With NYYC Library bookplate. Uncommon.ŻIn two parts (1) Navies of the World. (2) Articles on Naval Progress. 
Price: 295.00 GBP
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19 Jane (F.T.) Editor. Fighting Ships 1905-06.
1905-06, 
448pp, printed on art paper, photos, line illus, adverts, landscape formatŻ(21cm x 31cm), original green cloth, spine renewed and relaid, a good copy. AJS: The eighth year of issue. With NYYC Library bookplate. Uncommon.ŻName change this year from All the World's Fighting Ships to FightingŻShips.ŻIn three parts (1) The Navies of the World: the Great Powers in Order ofŻStrength; the Coast Defence Navies in Geographical Order. (2) Articles onŻNaval Progress During the Last Twelve Months. With a special article onŻWarship Engineering by Charles de Grave Sells, M.Inst.C.E. (3) RevisedŻRules of the Jane Naval War Game. Silhouette Index of Warships.ŻAlso includes: The War in the East. Articles by combatants and specialŻphotographs. 
Price: 295.00 GBP
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20 Jane (F.T.) Editor. Fighting Ships 1906-07.
1906-07, 
482pp, printed on art paper, photos, line illus, adverts, landscape formatŻ(21cm x 31cm), original dark blue cloth, spine renewed and relaid, a goodŻcopy. AJS: The ninth year of issue. With NYYC Library bookplate. Uncommon.ŻIn two parts (1) The Navies of the World; the Great Powers in Order ofŻStrength; the Coast Defence Navies in Geographical Order. (2) SpecialŻcontributions by Admiral Sir John O. Hopkins, G.C.B., Rear-AdmiralŻNebogatoff, I.R.N., Rear-Admiral Wiren, I.R.N., Colonel Cuniberti, RIN.,ŻC. de Grave Sells, M.Inst.C.E., Commander Hovgaard, R.D.N., H. Reuterdahl,ŻU.S.N.I., and others. 
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