Naval History

  1. Adams, Max: Admiral Collingwood: Nelson’s own hero London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2005 1st. edn. 333 pp. Numerous cold. and b/w illus. D/w very slightly creased along top edge otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 2872) £8.00

 

  1. Baker, William A.: The Mayflower and Other Colonial Vessels London: Conway Maritime Press, 1983 1st. edn. xii, 180 pp. Numerous b/w photos., text figures, plans. Price-clipped d/w otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 2235) £8.50

 

  1. Bevan, David: Drums of the Birkenhead London: The London Stamp Exchange, 1989 Revised edn. xiv, 209 pp. Numerous b/w illus. Some light staining to ffep, rear pastedown and inside back panel of d/w otherwise a clean, bright copy. (Stock ref 1885) £7.50

 

  1. Burns, Lt.Cdr. K.V.:: Badges and Battle honours of H.M. Ships. Liskeard: Maritime Books, 1986. 1st. edn. x, 208 pp. Cold. and b/w illus. D/w, a fine copy. (Stock ref 412) £7.50

 

  1. Cordingly, David.: Billy Ruffian, the Bellerophon and the downfall of Napoleon: the biography of a ship of the line, 1782-1836. London: Bloomsbury Publishing, 2003. 2nd. impression. xxii, 355pp. Cold and b/w illus., maps. D/w slightly rubbed alonmg top edge otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 3576) £6.00

 

  1. Fernandez-Armesto, Felipe: The Spanish Armada: the experience of war in 1588 Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988 1st. edn. xii, 300 pp. B/w illus., maps. D/w, a fine copy. (Stock ref 1909) £10.00

 

  1. Glenton, Robert: The Royal Oak Affair: the saga of Admiral Collard and Bandmaster Barnacle London: Leo Cooper, 1991 1st. edn. vii, 191 pp. B/w illus. Ink ownership inscription to ffep. D/w slightly faded on spine otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 1906) £7.50

 

  1. Harvey, Robert.: Cochrane: the life and exploits of a fighting captain. London: Constable & Robinson, 2000. 1st. edn. xix, 332pp. B/w ioilus., maps. D/w very slightly creased on edges otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 3681) £6.50

 

  1. Henderson, James: Sloops and Brigs: an account of the smallest vessels of the Royal Navy during the great wars 1793-1815. London: Adlard Coles, 1972. 1st. edn. 190 pp. Nine b/w plates, maps. D/w, a fine copy. (Stock ref 2245) £30.00

 

  1. Kelsey, Harry: Sir Francis Drake: the Queen’s pirate New Haven: Yale University Press, 1998 1st. edn. xviii, (2)566 pp. Numerous text figures and maps. D/w slightly faded down one side of the front panel otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 2218) £15.00

 

  1. Larrabee, harold A.: Decision at the Chesapeake London: William Kimber, 1965 1st. UK edn. xiv, 256 pp. 19 b/w illus., maps. D/w rather rubbed and worn with several closed tears otherwise a very good copy. (Stock ref 2149) £10.00

 

  1. Lincoln, Margarettte: Naval Wives and Mistresses London: National Maritime Museum Publishing, 2007 1st. edn. 218 pp. 37 cold. and b/w plates. D/w, a fine copy. (Stock ref 2857) £9.00

 

  1. Ministry of Defence Naval Historical Branch: War with Japan London: HMSO, 1995 1st. edn. 6 vols. in 4 plus 119 maps and plans in four wallets. Numerous b/w photos. and text figures. D/w’s just showing some minimal shelf wear otherwise a very clean, bright set. (Stock ref 2683) £150.00

 

  1. Steel, David: Steel’s Art of Rigging. Brighton: Fisher Nautical Press, 1974. Facsimile reprint of the 3rd. edn of 1818. Numerous b/w plates and text figures, tables. D/w very slightly faded on spine and showing a little rubbing on corners otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 1184) £30.00

 

  1. Taylor, Stephen.: Storm and Conquest: the battle for the Indian Ocean, 1809. London: Faber & Faber, 2007. 1st. edn. xx, 380pp. Cold. and b/w illus., maps. D/w, a fine copy. (Stock ref 3575) £6.00

 

  1. Watt, J., Freeman, E. J. & Bynum, W. F. (eds): Starving Sailors: the influence of nutrition upon naval and maritime history London: National Maritime Museum, 1981 1st. edn. (12) 212 pp. 16 cold. photos., many b/w illus. Representing the proceedings of an international symposium of the same title held at the Museum in April 1980. Pictorial card covers, a fine copy. (Stock ref 2205) £20.00

 

  1. Wells, Captain John: The Immortal Warrior: Britain’s first and last battleship Emsworth: Kenneth Mason, 1987 1st. edn. 263 pp. Numerous b/w illus., text figures, plans. D/w just showing some very light shelf wear otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 2003) £10.00

 

  1. Wettern, Desmond: The Lonely Battle London: W. H. Allen, 1960 1st. edn. 223 pp. 20 b/w photos. D/w chipped and worn with loss to spine head and tail otherwise a very good copy. (Stock ref 1886) £15.00