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A History of Lloyd's

from the founding of lloyd's coffee house to the present day


first edition 475pp ills.[b/w w.some fold-outs] VG+ (burgundy cloth w.gilt armorial stamp to top board,sl.rubbed and mod.soiled,sl.sunned,sl.bumps and mod.wear to extrems.w.amateur internal reinforcement to head/foot of spine,paste action to eps,teg,edges sl.soiled,sl.cocked w.sl.shaky spine)

PUBLISHER: macmillan london 1928

KEYWORDS: history lloyd's shipping insurance business nautical charles wright c.ernest fayle


The Life of Admiral Mahan

naval philosopher


first edition 359pp ills.[b/w] VG (blue cloth,mod.rubbed and soiled,sl.browned spine,mod.bumps and chipping to extrems.,owner's sign.faded to ffep,prelims.and edges sl.foxed w.some minor foxing to contents,ink pen underlining to introduction,spine cracked and sl.shaky,sl.cocked)

PUBLISHER: john murray london 1920

KEYWORDS: history nautical military biography admiral mahan charles carlisle taylor


With the Battle Cruisers


reprint 296pp ills.[b/w incl.fold-out maps] VG (blue cloth,sl.rubbed and mod.soiled,sl.browned spine,mod.bumps and wear to extrems.,amateur internal reinforcements to head/foot of spine,paste action to prelims.,prelims.and edges sl.foxed/soiled w.some sl.foxing to contents,cocked w.sl.shaky spine)

PUBLISHER: cassell london 1921

KEYWORDS: nautical history military battle cruisers filson young


Navies and Nations

a review of naval developments since the great war


first edition 285pp VG+ (blue cloth,sl.rubbed and soiled,mod.bumps and wear to extrems.,prelims.and edges v.sl.foxed o/w contents clean)

PUBLISHER: constable london 1927

KEYWORDS: military history nautical hector c.bywater navy


Blue Pencil Admiral

the inside story of the press censorship


216pp VG+ (blue cloth,sl.rubbed and soiled,mod.bumps and wear to extrems.,prelims.and edges sl.soiled,sl.cocked)

PUBLISHER: sampson low,marston london [nd]

KEYWORDS: military history nautical censorship george p.thomson


The Real Navy


first edition 288pp ills.[b/w incl.fold-out map] VG+ (blue cloth,sl.rubbed and soiled w.sl.bubbling to cloth on lower board,sl.bumps and wear to extrems.w.sl.chipping to head/foot of spine,dealer's label to front pastedown,edges sl.soiled,sl.cocked)

PUBLISHER: hutchinson london 1932

KEYWORDS: military history nautical navy


Signals and Instructions 1776-1794


new impression 403pp VG+ (green cloth,minor bumps and wear to extrems.,owner's inscr.to ffep,te green,edges sl.soiled) in NF d/w (sl.sunned spine w.sl.bumps to extrems.)

PUBLISHER: conway maritime press 1971

KEYWORDS: history military nautical signals julian s.corbett


Famous Fighters of the Fleet

glimpses through the cannon smoke in the days of the old navy


first edition 323pp ills.[b/w] VG (blue cloth,mod.rubbed and stained,mod.bumps and wear to extrems.,prelims.browned,untrimmed edges sl.foxed,cocked)

PUBLISHER: macmillan london 1904

KEYWORDS: military history nautical navy edward fraser


Cruise of a Corsair

the 'alabama'


first edition 207pp VG+ (green cloth,minor bumps to extrems.,edges sl.soiled) in VG+ d/w (sl.soiled w.minor bumps to extrems.,price-clipped)

PUBLISHER: cassell london 1963

KEYWORDS: military history nautical warren armstrong corsair


Tales of the Sea


142pp+ads.ills.[text and ills.in green] VG- (green cloth w.dk.green/gilt stamps,rubbed and stained and sl.sunned,bumps and wear to extrems.w.1cm splits to head and foot of upper hinge,binding attached only at rear gutter,owner's inscr.to both feps,prelims.and edges sl.foxed w.some thumb stains to contents,spine cracked and shaky w.separation starting at some sections,cocked)

PUBLISHER: charles and dible london [nd]

KEYWORDS: history nautical john t.mawson


Adventures Ashore & Afloat


first edition 373pp ills.[b/w] VG+ (blue cloth,sl.rubbed and soiled w.sl.stain to spine,sl.bumps and wear to extrems.,paste action to prelims.,edges sl.soiled,publ.blind stamp to final page of index,sl.shaky spine) lacks d/w

PUBLISHER: george g.harrap london 1939

KEYWORDS: history nautical military roger keyes


The British Fleet

the growth,achievements and duties of the navy of the empire


ex-lib first edition in half-leather 560pp ills. VG+ (marbled paper boards w.red half-leather,gilt bands/titling/libr.stamp to spine,mod.rubbed and soiled w.some minor surface losses,spine sl.sunned and mod.stained,mod.bumps and wear to extrems.,libr.stamp to ffep o/w no other marks,sl.paper separation at fep gutter,contents clean,edges speckled and sl.rubbed,sl.cocked)

PUBLISHER: george bell london 1894

KEYWORDS: history nautical military britain navy charles n.robinson


Fighting Instructions 1530-1816


new impression 366pp NF (green cloth,v.sl.soiled,owner's inscr.to ffep,te green,ribbon marker) in NF d/w (minor bumps and wear to extrems.)

PUBLISHER: conway maritime press london 1971

KEYWORDS: history military nautical julian s.corbett


Old Oak

the life of john jervis earl of st.vincent


first edition 230pp few ills. VG+ (blue cloth,sl.soiled,sl.bumps and wear to extrems.,edges sl.soiled,cocked) in VG d/w (sl.rubbed and soiled w.spine mod.sunned,sl.bumps and wear to extrems.,internal tape reinforcements)

PUBLISHER: longmans,green london 1950

KEYWORDS: history biography nautical john jervis william james


Uneasy Oceans


first edition 382pp ills.[b/w w.fold-out maps at rear] VG (blue cloth,mod.rubbed and soiled w.spine sl.browned,sl.bumps and wear to extrems.,maps and paste action to eps,prelims.and edges mod.foxed w.some sl.foxing to contents,amateur internal reinforcements to head/foot of spine)

PUBLISHER: george routledge london 1939

KEYWORDS: military history nautical kenneth edwards


The Evolution of Sea-Power


first edition 288pp VG (blue cloth,mod.rubbed and stained w.spine browned,mod.bumps and wear to extrems.,paste action to eps,prelims.and edges mod.foxed w.some minor foxing to contents,spine cracked and sl.shaky)

PUBLISHER: longmans,green london 1912

KEYWORDS: military history nautical p.a.silburn


Danger Zone

the story of the queenstown command


first edition 437pp ills.[b/w] VG (blue cloth,mod.rubbed and soiled,sl.sunned,sl.bumps and wear to extrems.,amateur internal reinforcements to head/foot of spine,maps to eps,prelims.and edges sl.foxed)

PUBLISHER: rich & cowan london 1934

KEYWORDS: history nautical military e.keble chatterton queenstown


The Londons of the British Fleet

how they faced the enemy on the day of battle and what their story means for us to-day


first edition 455pp+ads.ills[b/w] VG (green cloth,sl.rubbed and mod.soiled,mod.bumps and wear to extrems.,owner's inscr.to front pastedown,prelims.and edges mod.foxed w.contents sl.foxed,owner's stamp throughout,sl.shaky spine)

PUBLISHER: john lane bodley head london 1908

KEYWORDS: history military nautical edward fraser


Blockade and Sea Power

the blockade,1914-1919,and its significance for a world state


first edition 449pp VG+ (black cloth,sl.rubbed,sl.bumps and wear to extrems.,edges sl.browned/foxed,sl.cocked)

PUBLISHER: hutchinson london [1924]

KEYWORDS: military history nautical maurice parmelee


Hurrah For the Life of a Sailor!

fifty years in the royal navy


first edition rebacked 356pp ills.[b/w] VG (blue cloth,rebacked w.original cloth laid down on spine,soiled and mod.rubbed,mod.bumps and wear to extrems.w.some sl.surface losses,new eps,edges soiled o/w contents clean,tight but sl.cocked)

PUBLISHER: william blackwood edinburgh 1900

KEYWORDS: history military nautical biography william kennedy

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