Category: Foreign Navies


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Naval Wars in the Baltic During the Sailing-Ship Epoch 1522-1850.

By: Anderson (R.C.)

Price: £120.00

Publisher: 1910,

Seller ID: 5460

vi + 423pp, 17 illus, original dark blue cloth. NMM Cat, Vol 5, Pt 1, entry 993: Includes chapters on the Baltic warsûduring the period and accounts (with plans) of the actions of Usedom (1ûJuly 1715, Dynekilen (8 July 1716); the Danes' attack on Gothenborg (15ûMay 1717) and Stromstad (19 July 1717).ûAJS: Uncommon. See other notes on this work in the above catalogue.ûRodger: One of the early works of a great scholar of enormous breadth andûlearning; precise, polyglot and wilfully boring. View more info

Mededelingen van de Nederlandse Vereniging voor Zeeegeschiedenis No. 37.

By: Anon.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: 1978,

Seller ID: 6631

116pp, 21 illus, original pictorial paper wrappers. View more info

Relation Detaillee de la Campagne de M. le Commandeur de Suffren dans L'Inde du 1er Juin au 29 Septembre Suivant.

By: Anon. RP

Price: £10.00

Publisher: 1783 rp 1970,

Seller ID: 877

32pp, original dark blue cloth, dw. AJS: A rare and interesting contemporary French account of the bitterûstruggle between England and France for command of the Indian Ocean duringûa critical stage of the American War of Independence.ûIn five fleet actions, between February 1782 and June 1783, the Britishûships under Sir Edward Hughes and the French under the redoutable AdmiralûSuffren, fought for mastery of the seas.ûThis work describes the crucial events of the summer of 1782, whichûculminated in the actions of Negapatam and Trincomalee and Suffren'sûseizure of Trincomalee. Included ... View more info

Uniforms Badges and Intelligence Data etc of the German Forces.

By: Barnards (Publishers) Ltd.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: ND 1945,

Seller ID: 8080

64pp (unpaginated), 4pp colour, illustrated throughout with line illus,ûlandscape format, pictorial stiff paper wrappers. AJS: Compiled for the use of service personnel and includes coverage ofûall three services. View more info

Steamers of the Fjords Bergen Shipping Since 1839.

By: Bent (M.)

Price: £16.00

Publisher: 1989,

Seller ID: 191

224pp. 42 illus, 2pp illus ships funnels, 255 line illus, 30 text illus,ûendpaper illus, large format, dw. AJS: Describes a remarkable transportation system probably withoutûparallel in the world in terms of extent and complexity. View more info

Een Nuchter Volk ed de Zee. Beeldverhaal van de Nederlandse Zeefgeschiedenis.

By: Bosscher (Ph.M.)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: 1979, Amsterdam.

Seller ID: 9081

152pp, 51 colour illus, 155 illus, large format (29.5cm x 20cm), pictorialûstiff paper wrappers. SBS: Well illustrated book on the Dutch Navy using objects from theûScheepvaartmuseum. (Dutch text). View more info

CSS Alabama Anatomy of a Confederate Raider.

By: Bowcock (A.)

Price: £20.00

Publisher: 2002,

Seller ID: 3755

192pp, 43 illus, 236 plans and line drawings (mostly multi-view), 3 maps,ûlarge format, dw. AJS: The Alabama was built by Laird's for the Confederate States and afterûan adventurous career was sunk off Cherbourg. This book provides aûdetailed account of the life of the vessel along with superb plans andûillustrations. View more info

The Siege of Rhodes 1480.

By: Butler (L.)

Price: £5.00

Publisher: ND 1980,

Seller ID: 9300

24pp, 8 illus, original blue paper, dedication and ink corrections byûthe author in text. SBS: An account of the Seige of Rhodes by the Turks, to commemorate theûQuincentenary exhibition at St. John's Gate. View more info

1413 Days: in the Wake of a Canadian DEMS Gunner.

By: Cowling (B.)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: 1955, Calgary,

Seller ID: 7941

124pp, 4 coloured illus, 22 illus, 65 maps, pictorial laminated covers. SBS: Walter Stewart Cowling sailed in sixty plus convoys, seven of whichûwere attacked by enemy submarines. He took part in the Allied landings onûSicily and Italy aboard the Empire Charmian. View more info

Die Russischen Kriegsschiffe 1856-1917.

By: Gomm (B.)

Price: £0.00

Publisher: 1992-98, Wiesbaden, privately published,

Seller ID: 6656

complete set as published, 8 vols, original blue paper wrappers (heavy set).û(1) Schraubenlinienschiffe, Panzerschiffe, Linienschiffe,ûSchlactschiffe, Schlactkreuzer, Flugzeugtrager Anhang: Segellinienschiffeû1696-1856. 1992, 114pp, line illus in text.û(2) Fregatten, Panzerkreuzer, Korvetten, geschutzte Kreuzer Anhang:ûSegelfregatten 1694-1856. 1991, 109pp, line illus in text.û(3) Kanonenboote, Flugkanonenboote, Torpedoboote. 1989, 114pp, line illus inûtext.û(4) Torpedokreuzer, Zerstorer, Unterseeboote. 2000, 156pp, line illus inûtext.û(5) Minenleger, Netzleger, Minensucher Anhang: D... View more info

Report on the Ashcroft Furnace-Doors and Grate-Bars.

By: Government Report (USA)

Price: £45.00

Publisher: 1878, Washington,

Seller ID: 1406

47pp, 4 text illus, 3 large fold-out tables, original grey paper wrappers. AJS: The growth of the steam navy led to experimentation in all areas ofûship construction and the equipment required for effective use. View more info

Hitler's Battleships.

By: Gray (E.)

Price: £12.00

Publisher: 1992 rp 1995,

Seller ID: 1305

(vi), 195pp, 20 illus, dw. AJS: Admiral Scheer, Graf Spee, Bismarck, etc., View more info

La France Maritime. Fondee et Dirgee par Amedee Grehan, s./chef au Ministere de la Marine, sous le Patronage du Ministre de la Marine, et Toutes les Sommites Speciales, Scientifiques et Litteraires.

By: Grehan (A.)

Price: £225.00

Publisher: 1837-42, Paris,

Seller ID: 10543

three volumes, with a fourth published later but not present here, handsomeûproduction, large format (28cm x 20cm), matching dark green half calf, giltûdetailing to spines, raised bands, an attractive publication.û(1) 1837, ii + 408pp, 35 plates (with overlays), general table and index atûend, no list of plates, marbled endpapers.û(2) 1837, ii + 408pp, 49 plates (with overlays), general table and index atûend, list of plates, marbled endpapers.û(3) 1837, ii + 407pp, frontis, 46 plates (with overlays), general table andûindex at end, no list of plates, marbled endpapers. AJS: A wide ran... View more info

The Writngs of Stephen B. Luce.

By: Hayes (J.D.) & Hattendorf (J.B.)

Price: £12.00

Publisher: 1975,

Seller ID: 6751

x + 262pp, 3 illus, paper wrappers. SBS: Luce founded the Naval War College in Rhode Island. He was a navalûstrategist, who while bridging the age of sailing ships and that of steamûdriven armoured battleships, 'taught the US Navy to think'. View more info

Emden The Last Cruise of the Chivalrous Raider 1914.

By: Hohenzollern-Emden (Prince F. Von)

Price: £45.00

Publisher: 1989, limited edition 100 copies,

Seller ID: 1193

128pp, 100 illus, large format (28.5cm x 21cm), decorated cloth with giltûembossed title to front board, original cloth slipcase, this is one of aûspecial limited issue, 100 numbered copies, signed by the present Prinz vonûHohenzollern-Emden to commemorate the seventy fifth anniversary of the lastûcruise of the SMS Emden 31.VII.1914-9.XI.1914. With a presentationûbookplate, with four original 70 cent postage stamps issued by the Cocosû(Keeling) Islands showing (1) HMAS Sydney (2) SMS Emden (3) SMS Emden SteamûLaunch (4) Naval Crest HMAS Sydney. AJS: Published to mark the 75th anniversar... View more info

Mutiny on the High Seas The Imperial German Naval Mutinies of World War One.

By: Horn (D.)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: 1969,

Seller ID: 1331

xiii + 346pp, dw. AJS: A follow up to his previous book - War, Mutiny and Revolution in theûGerman Navy: The World War 1 Diary of Seaman Richard Stumpf - (1967). Noteûthat Prof A.J. Marder was impressed by his earlier work. View more info

Our Modern Navy.

By: Howard (J.L.)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: 1961,

Seller ID: 8118

xi + 179pp, 76 illus, original black cloth, dw. SBS: The US Navy 1958-1961, by a career naval officer of 26 years. View more info

American Gunboats and Minesweepers.

By: Lenton (H.T.)

Price: £8.50

Publisher: 1974,

Seller ID: 10468

64pp, 102 illus, large format (26cm x 20cm), laminated pictorial stiff paperûwrappers. AJS: This book lsts all the auxiliary escort vessels of the USN duringûWW2. View more info

The Flying 400. Canada's Hydrofoil Project.

By: Lynch (T.G.)

Price: £6.50

Publisher: 1983, Halifax,

Seller ID: 8765

128pp, 46 illus, landscape format, original stiff paper covers. SBS: The history of the Canadian hydrofoil programme, since Baldwin andûGraham Bell's early experiments on the Bras' d'Or lakes in Cape Bretonûduring the early 1900s. View more info

Champlain and the St. John 1604-1954.

By: Macbeath (G.)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: 1954,

Seller ID: 9318

80 pp, (includes 42 pp adverts), 33 b & w illus, original paper covers. SBS: The one hundreth and fiftieth anniversary of St. John's NewûBrunswick. View more info