Category: General Naval


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The Royal Marines.

By: Admiralty

Price: £10.00

Publisher: 1944,

Seller ID: 7966

80pp, 22 b & w illus, 3 maps, original paper covers. SBS. The Admiralty Account of their Achievement 1939-1943. View more info

Naval Wars in the Levant 1559-1853.

By: Anderson (R.C.)

Price: £45.00

Publisher: 1952,

Seller ID: 395

ix + 619pp, 10 illus, 19 plans, folding map, black cloth, original dw, aûgood clean copy. NMM Cat, Vol 2, Pt 1, entry 994: There are accounts of the Corfu andûMatapan operations, 1714-18 and the maritime struggle between Venice andûthe Ottoman Empire during the period. (see other entries in this work).ûAJS: A very good clean copy. View more info

Arbog 1962. Handels-Og Sofartsmuseet pa Kronborg.

By: Anon.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: 1962, Kronborg,

Seller ID: 8845

203pp, 55 illus, advert section, pictorial stiff paper wrappers. View more info

European Warfare 1660-1815.

By: Black (J.)

Price: £18.00

Publisher: 1994,

Seller ID: 3475

x + 276pp, 6 maps, dw. Publisher: Wide ranging analysis of European land and naval warfare fromûthe time of the militray revolution of the mid 17th century to the end ofûthe Napoleonic Wars. View more info

The Navy that Beat Napoleon.

By: Brownlee (W.)

Price: £5.00

Publisher: 1980,

Seller ID: 4526

48pp, 62 illus, pictorial stiff paper wrappers. AJS: In the Cambridge Introduction to the History of Mankind series. View more info

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The Naval Chronicle Containing a General and Biographical History of the Royal Navy of the United Kingdom; with a Variety of Original Papers on Nautical Subjects. A Complete Run in 40 Volumes.

By: Clarke (J.) & M'Arthur (J.) Editors. Publisher Gold (J.)

Price: £8,950.00

Publisher: 1799-1818,

Seller ID: 11297

complete original set in 40 volumes, illustrated with over 524 engravings,ûin a contemporary calf binding, contact us for a full description. AJS: Please see our comments and individual volume notes regarding thisûset, available as a separate print-out upon request, with photographs asûemail attachments if required.ûKemp (Lt Cdr P.) Formerly Admiralty Librarian commented on this work:-ûA journal which was published by Joyce Gold and was at one time edited byûJames Clarke and John M'Arthur, who collaborated in writing the officialûlife of Lord Nelson, was issued in six-monthly volumes be... View more info

Famous Ships of the British Navy.

By: Davenport Adams (W.H.) RP

Price: £20.00

Publisher: 1868 rp 1970,

Seller ID: 827

316pp, frontis, 14 illus, original dark blue cloth, dw. AJS: The enterprise and daring of British seamen, with an appendix onûiron-clad ships, a table of British engagements at sea, a glossary etc.,ûEpisodes in the history of the British Navy, recounted through theûexploits of and disasters to some of its famous ships. Thus the loss ofûthe Mary Rose; the Golden Hind and Drake's circumnavigation of the world;ûthe Royal Charles; Anson and the Centurion; the mutiny of the Bounty; theûloss of the Royal George; the wreck of the Alceste; and many others.ûAt the end of the book are diagrams sh... View more info

The Maritime Forces of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation 1973-1983. Volume 1.

By: Goodman (S.V.0 & Teague (D.C.)

Price: £5.00

Publisher: 1983, Plymouth,

Seller ID: 8783

vii + 200pp, 157 illus, endpaper illus, pictorial stiff paper wrappers. AJS: Volume covers 700 ships in 126 classes and covers major ships andûhelicopters of the NATO naval forces. Volume 2 covers smaller vessels andûauxiliaries. View more info

Distant Dominion Britain and the Northwest Coast of North America 1579-1809.

By: Gough (B.M.)

Price: £16.00

Publisher: 1980,

Seller ID: 2710

x + 190pp, 25 plates, dw. AJS: Note that this is a companion volume to the author's work...The RoyalûNavy and the Northwest Coast of North America, 1810-1914. View more info

The Evolution of the Sailing Navy 1509-1815.

By: Harding (R.)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: 1995,

Seller ID: 3303

xi + 181pp, pictorial stiff paper wrappers. AJS: The influence of the Royal Navy upon British political and economicûhistory. View more info

English Literature and the Great War with France.

By: Harvey (A.D.)

Price: £13.00

Publisher: 1981,

Seller ID: 267

162pp, dw. AJS: Gives extracts from the writings of participants in the Great Warûwith France..shows the literary response to the war 1792-1815. View more info

A Full and Correct Account of the Chief Naval Occurrences of the Late War Between Great Britain and the United States of America; Preceded by a Cursory Examination of the American Accounts of the Naval Actions Fought Previous to that Period: To Which is Added an Appendix; with Plates.

By: James (W.)

Price: £495.00

Publisher: 1817,

Seller ID: 4125

xv + 528 + ccxvipp, with 16pp unpaginated index, 3 engraved plates, originalûhalf calf, attractive decorated spine, some slight wear to binding. Brown & Christie, entry 1133: See also Abel Bowen (ed)., The NavalûMonument, Boston, 1816.ûBibliotheca Nautica, 1933, Pt 3, entry 1437: Born out of a pamphletûoriginally published in Halifax, Canada, in 1816.ûSmith, War of 1812, An Annotated Bibliography, entry 1052: The author, anûEnglishman, was taken prisoner to the United States. He escaped to NovaûScotia and began to write letters to newspapers on the naval aspects ofûthe War of 1812. Let... View more info

Heresies of Sea Power.

By: Jane (F.T.)

Price: £120.00

Publisher: 1906,

Seller ID: 5234

viii + 341pp, 20 maps and illus, original dark blue cloth, attractive copy. Marder: The principles of sea power as viewed in the light of navalûhistory. The book was widely read and discussed in the Service when itûfirst appeared -the 'Guerre de Course' and 'The Invasion of England'ûchapters in particular.ûAJS: A study of sea power using examples from the Peloponnesian War, FirstûPunic War, Second Punic War, Actium and Lepanto, Spanish Armada, and theûRusso-Japanese War. View more info

Oakum Being Strands Drawn from the Maritime History of Devon.

By: Kennedy (P.A.) Editor.

Price: £7.50

Publisher: 1970,

Seller ID: 7263

51pp, 30 charts, tables and diags in text, large format, original laminatedûpaper wrappers. SBS: Facsimile documents from the public and private records depositedûin the Devon Record Office 1620-1863. View more info

50 Years of Naval Flying 1914-1964.

By: MOD (Royal Navy)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: 1964,

Seller ID: 7796

20pp, 29 illus, 7 line illus, pictorial wrappers. View more info

Maritime Power and the Struggle for Freedom Naval Campaigns that Shaped the Modern World 1788-1851.

By: Padfield (P.)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: 2003,

Seller ID: 4535

xii + 451pp, 31 illus, 3 maps, 6 battle diags, dw. Rodger (N.A.M.) 'Timely and important..This stimulating book should beûonly the first of many to explore how and why seapower influencedûpolitical history.' View more info

Tide of Empires Decisive Naval Campaigns in the Rise of the West. Volume Two 1654-1763.

By: Padfield (P.)

Price: £18.00

Publisher: 1982,

Seller ID: 839

ix + 270pp, 30 illus, line illus, 4 maps, 11 battle plans, endpaper maps, dw. AJS: Starts with England poised to take over from Holland as foremostûworld trading and naval power. It leads through the epic struggle of bothûmaritime powers against Bourbon France, and concludes with England'sûassumption of the 'Sovereignty of the Seas'. View more info

War in the Eastern Seas 1793-1813.

By: Parkinson (C.N.)

Price: £55.00

Publisher: 1954,

Seller ID: 2132

477pp, frontis, 11 illus, 17 maps and diags, endpaper maps, original redûcloth, dw, an attractive copy. NMM Cat, Vol 5, Pt 1, entry 2125.ûAJS: A standard work. An account of the Napoleonic Wars in a singleûtheatre - the East Indies Station, stretching from the Cape of Good Hopeûto China. He has used primarily the correspondence of the successiveûCommanders-in-Chief, showing how continued and important were theûoperations on a Station which subsequent historians have mostly ignored. View more info

Where are Ships Born.

By: Smith (J.W.) & Holden (T.S.)

Price: £16.00

Publisher: 1946 rev edn 1953,

Seller ID: 7661

(xii) + 191pp, colour frontis, 91 photographs, original blue cloth. SBS: A History of shipbuilding on the river Wear, Sunderland 1346-1946. View more info

The Valiant.

By: Smyth (Sir J.)

Price: £8.00

Publisher: 1970,

Seller ID: 761

xv + 236pp, 20 illus, dw. AJS: The VC and its history. View more info