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Image for THE GARRETT ENIGMA AND THE EARLY SUBMARINE PIONEERS

THE GARRETT ENIGMA AND THE EARLY SUBMARINE PIONEERS

By: Bowers, P.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Airlife: 1999

Seller ID: 45675


Hardback; edge of pages yellowed otherwise very good in price-clipped dustjacket. ; Nineteenth-century British inventor George William Garrett and his submarine Resurgam. Illustrated. ; 224 pages View more info

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SWAMP SAILORS IN THE SECOND SEMINOLE WAR

By: Buker, G. E.

Price: £14.99

Publisher: University Press of Florida: 1997

Seller ID: 53823


New paperback copies at a reduced price. Reprint. ; The US Navy's offensive operations in the Everglades. Illustrated. ; 152 pages View more info

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DICTIONARY OF ADMIRALS OF THE US NAVY VOLUME 1: 1862-1900

By: Cogar, W. B.

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Naval Institute Press: 1989

Seller ID: 50320


Hardback issued without dustjacket; bookshop sticker to interior of boards otherwise very good. ; The 211 admirals of the United States Navy between the American Civil War and the end of the century. Includes personal information, ranks achieved, dates of promotions, and a career summary from enlistment to retirement or death. Illustrated. +xxxipp. ; 218 pages View more info

Image for COCHRANE THE DAUNTLESS : THE LIFE AND ADVENTURES OF THOMAS COCHRANE, 1775-1860

COCHRANE THE DAUNTLESS : THE LIFE AND ADVENTURES OF THOMAS COCHRANE, 1775-1860

By: Cordingly, D.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing: 2007

Seller ID: 60506


Hardback; very good in very good dustjacket. ; Illustrations & maps. ; 420 pages View more info

Image for GALE FORCE 10 : THE LIFE AND LEGACY OF ADMIRAL BEAUFORT

GALE FORCE 10 : THE LIFE AND LEGACY OF ADMIRAL BEAUFORT

By: Courtney, N.

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Review: 2002

Seller ID: 57773


Hardback; pages yellowed (low quality paper) , otherwise good in very good dustjacket. ; Biography of Rear-Admiral Sir Francis Beaufort KCB (1774-1857). Hydrographer to the Navy. Illustrated. ; 340 pages View more info

Image for MEN OF WAR: COURAGE UNDER FIRE IN THE 19TH CENTURY NAVY

MEN OF WAR: COURAGE UNDER FIRE IN THE 19TH CENTURY NAVY

By: Crane, D.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Harper Press: 2009

Seller ID: 40246


Hardback; fine in fine dustjacket. ; A portrait of the Royal Navy through the lives of three outstanding naval officers. Frank Hastings, William Peel, and James Goodenough. Illustrated. ; 480 pages View more info

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A TREATISE ON NAVAL GUNNERY (1855)

By: Douglas, H. General.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Naval & Military Press:

Seller ID: 50308


Paperback; lean to spine, dent to margin of pages, blemish to edge of pages, otherwise good in creased card covers. ; Facsimile reprint of the Revised Fourth Edition, published 1855. Illustrated. ; 645 pages View more info

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A SAILOR'S LOG : RECOLLECTIONS OF FORTY YEARS OF NAVAL LIFE

By: Evans, R. D. (Cooling, B. F. Introduction.)

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Naval Institute Press: 1994

Seller ID: 60502


Classics of Naval Literature. Hardback without dustjacket; blemish to edge of pages otherwise very good in marked cloth boards. ; The author (Robley D. Evans) served in the American Civil War, and the Spanish-American War. First published 1901. With new Introduction. +xxviiipp. ; 481 pages View more info

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TORPEDOES & TORPEDO BOATS BEFORE 1882

By: Everett, M. D.

Price: £4.00

Publisher: MDE Publications: 1987

Seller ID: 59130


Booklet; staples rusty otherwise good in card covers. ; An illustrated introduction. ; 48 pages View more info

Image for THE WAR OF THE BARBARY PIRATES: TO THE SHORES OF TRIPOLI: THE RISE OF THE US NAVY AND MARINES

THE WAR OF THE BARBARY PIRATES: TO THE SHORES OF TRIPOLI: THE RISE OF THE US NAVY AND MARINES

By: Fremont-Barnes, G.

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Osprey: 2006

Seller ID: 56372


Essential Histories 66. Paperback; dent to corners of pages otherwise good in creased and yellowed card covers. ; Illustrated. ; 95 pages View more info

Image for STEAM, STEEL AND SHELLFIRE : THE STEAM WARSHIP 1815-1905 (CONWAY'S HISTORY OF THE SHIP)

STEAM, STEEL AND SHELLFIRE : THE STEAM WARSHIP 1815-1905 (CONWAY'S HISTORY OF THE SHIP)

By: Gardiner, R. (edited. )

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Conway Maritime Press: 1992

Seller ID: 53140


Conway's History of the Ship. Hardback; dent to corners of boards otherwise very good in creased dustjacket. ; Illustrated. ; Conway's History of the Ship; 192 pages View more info

Image for THE DEVIL'S DEVICE: ROBERT WHITEHEAD AND THE HISTORY OF THE TORPEDO (REVISED & UPDATED EDITION)

THE DEVIL'S DEVICE: ROBERT WHITEHEAD AND THE HISTORY OF THE TORPEDO (REVISED & UPDATED EDITION)

By: Gray, E.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Naval Institute Press: 1991

Seller ID: 56139


Hardback; very good in very good dustjacket. ; Revised and Updated edition of 'The Devil's Device: The Story of Robert Whitehead Inventor of The Torpedo'; published 1975. Illustrated. ; 310 pages View more info

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THE U.S. NAVY AND THE ORIGINS OF THE MILITARY-INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX, 1847-1883

By: Hackemer, K.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Naval Institute Press: 2001

Seller ID: 47460


Hardback issued without dustjacket; a fine copy. ; The first book to examine the developing relationship between American business and the U.S. Navy in the mid- to late-nineteenth century.; 181 pages View more info

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ANGLO-FRENCH NAVAL RIVALRY 1840-1870

By: Hamilton, C. I.

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1993

Seller ID: 44338


Hardback; very good in creased and scuffed dustjacket. ; 359 pages View more info

Image for BLACK NIGHT OFF FINISTERRE: THE TRAGIC TALE OF AN EARLY BRITISH IRONCLAD

BLACK NIGHT OFF FINISTERRE: THE TRAGIC TALE OF AN EARLY BRITISH IRONCLAD

By: Hawkey, A.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Airlife: 1999

Seller ID: 41477


Hardback; very good in lightly creased dustjacket. ; The loss of HMS Captain in 1870, the first sea-gowing turret warship; and the controversy in parliament and the press which led to her building. Illustrated. ; 192 pages View more info

Image for COMMISSIONERS AND COMMODORES: THE EAST INDIA SQUADRON AND AMERICAN DIPLOMACY IN CHINA

COMMISSIONERS AND COMMODORES: THE EAST INDIA SQUADRON AND AMERICAN DIPLOMACY IN CHINA

By: Henson, C. T.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: The University of Alabama Press: 1982

Seller ID: 59784


Hardback without dustjacket; tear to margin of one page otherwise good in scuffed boards. ; The creation of the American East India Squadron in 1835 and the effects of its presence on the China coast during the nineteenth century. ; 231 pages View more info

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ROBERT FULTON PIONEER OF UNDERSEA WARFARE

By: Hutcheon, W. S.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Naval Institute Press: 1981

Seller ID: 37267


Hardback; light blemish to edge of pages otherwise very good in yellowed and stained dustjacket. ; Study of Fulton's contributions to naval warfare - the development of the submarine, mine warfare, and the first steam-powered warship. Illustrated. ; 191 pages View more info

Image for THE LAST SAILING BATTLEFLEET: MAINTAINING NAVAL MASTERY 1815-1850

THE LAST SAILING BATTLEFLEET: MAINTAINING NAVAL MASTERY 1815-1850

By: Lambert, A.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Conway: 1991

Seller ID: 54036


Hardback; bookshop sticker to endpaper, otherwise very good in price-clipped and creased dustjacket. ; The strategy, tactics, technology, design history, construction and maintenance of the Royal Navy in the nineteenth century. Illustrated. ; 214 pages View more info

Image for GOLD BRAID AND FOREIGN RELATIONS: DIPLOMATIC ACTIVITIES OF U.S. NAVAL OFFICERS, 1798-1883

GOLD BRAID AND FOREIGN RELATIONS: DIPLOMATIC ACTIVITIES OF U.S. NAVAL OFFICERS, 1798-1883

By: Long, D. F.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Naval Institute Press: 1988

Seller ID: 41642


Hardback; fine in fine dustjacket. ; Maps & illustrations. View more info

Image for FATHER OF THE SUBMARINE: THE LIFE OF THE REVEREND GEORGE GARRETT PASHA

FATHER OF THE SUBMARINE: THE LIFE OF THE REVEREND GEORGE GARRETT PASHA

By: Murphy, W. S.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: William Kimber: 1987

Seller ID: 50227


Hardback; very good in creased dustjacket. ; Biography of the inventor of the first practical British submarine 'Resurgam'. Illustrated. ; 254 pages View more info

Image for GUNFIRE IN BARBARY: ADMIRAL LORD EXMOUTH’S BATTLE WITH THE CORSAIRS OF ALGIERS IN 1816

GUNFIRE IN BARBARY: ADMIRAL LORD EXMOUTH’S BATTLE WITH THE CORSAIRS OF ALGIERS IN 1816

By: Perkins, R. & Douglas-Morris, K. J.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Kenneth Mason: 1982

Seller ID: 25035


Hardback; lean to spine, edge of pages yellowed otherwise good in creased dustjacket. ; Illustrated. ; 200 pages View more info

Image for HOW THE BATTLESHIP MAINE WAS DESTROYED

HOW THE BATTLESHIP MAINE WAS DESTROYED

By: Rickover, H. G.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Naval History Division, Department of the Navy, Washington: 1976

Seller ID: 50779


Hardback without dustjacket (if issued) ; light foxing to edge of pages otherwise very good in faded and scuffed boards. First edition. ; The sinking of USS Maine, and the tragic loss of 266 lives was blamed on a mine, and it was a partial cause of the Spanish-American war. ; 173 pages View more info

Image for THE ADMIRALTY CHART: BRITISH NAVAL HYDROGRAPHY IN THE NINETEENTH CENTURY - A NEW EDITION (SIGNED COPY)

THE ADMIRALTY CHART: BRITISH NAVAL HYDROGRAPHY IN THE NINETEENTH CENTURY - A NEW EDITION (SIGNED COPY)

By: Ritchie, G. S. Rear Admiral.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: The Pentland Press Ltd.: 1995

Seller ID: 55945


Hardback; author's inscription and signature to endpaper, and signature to title page; otherwise very good in scratched dustjacket. ; Illustrated. View more info

Image for THE ATLANTIC TELEGRAPH (1865)

THE ATLANTIC TELEGRAPH (1865)

By: Russell, W. H.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: David & Charles: 1972

Seller ID: 43088


Hardback; marks to one page otherwise good in creased dustjacket. ; How the cable was manufactured, how the Great Eastern was adapted, and how the cable was laid. First published 1865. Illustrated. ; 117 pages View more info

Image for TORPEDOES AND TORPEDO WARFARE : CONTAINING A COMPLETE ACCOUNT OF THE PROGRESS OF SUBMARINE WARFARE (1889)

TORPEDOES AND TORPEDO WARFARE : CONTAINING A COMPLETE ACCOUNT OF THE PROGRESS OF SUBMARINE WARFARE (1889)

By: Sleeman, C. W.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Naval & Military Press: 2009

Seller ID: 50850


Paperback; a very good clean copy (looks unread) , but laminate lifting to edge of card covers (appears to be a production flaw). ; Facsimile reprint of 1889 edition. Illustrated. ; 354 pages View more info

Image for PIRATE KILLERS: THE ROYAL NAVY AND THE AFRICAN PIRATES

PIRATE KILLERS: THE ROYAL NAVY AND THE AFRICAN PIRATES

By: Thomas, G. A.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Pen & Sword: 2011

Seller ID: 44612


New hardback copies at a reduced price; published £19.99. ; The Royal Navy's fight aggainst african pirates in the nineteenth century. Illustrated. ; 200 pages View more info

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HANDBOOK OF 19TH CENTURY NAVAL WARFARE

By: Tucker, S. C.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Sutton: 2000

Seller ID: 59295


Hardback; very good in scuffed dustjacket. ; The transformation of naval warfare; the technological revolution in vessel design, armament and tactics. Illustrated. ; 282 pages View more info

Image for A FRIGATE OF KING GEORGE: LIFE AND DUTY ON A BRITISH MAN-OF-WAR

A FRIGATE OF KING GEORGE: LIFE AND DUTY ON A BRITISH MAN-OF-WAR

By: Vale, B.

Price: £7.00

Publisher: I. B. Tauris: 2001

Seller ID: 43660


Hardback; very good in creased and scuffed dustjacket. ; Life on board the 42-gun frigate HMS Doris during the reigns of George III and George IV, from her launch from Bombay in 1807 to her retirement at Valpariso in 1829. Illustrated. ; 216 pages View more info

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PICTORIAL HISTORY OF THE ROYAL NAVY 1816-1914 (TWO VOLUME SET)

By: Watts, A. J.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Ian Allan:

Seller ID: 53674


Two Volume Set. Hardbacks; good in creased and chipped dustjackets. ; Volume One: 1816-1880. Volume Two: 1880-1914. Illustrated with over 250 b/w photographs and illustrations. 144pp+144pp. Published 1970+1971. View more info

Image for THEODORE ROOSEVELT AND THE GREAT WHITE FLEET: AMERICAN SEA POWER COMES OF AGE

THEODORE ROOSEVELT AND THE GREAT WHITE FLEET: AMERICAN SEA POWER COMES OF AGE

By: Wimmel, K.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Brassey's: 1998

Seller ID: 38631


Hardback; fine in fine dustjacket. ; The development of of the modern American navy from the late 1800s to the early twentieth century. ; 273 pages View more info

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HURRAH FOR THE LIFE OF A SOLDIER: LIFE ON THE LOWER-DECK OF THE VICTORIAN NAVY

By: Winton, J.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Michael Joseph: 1977

Seller ID: 47901


Hardback; edge of pages yellowed otherwise good in creased and torn dustjacket. ; The life of the common sailor, based on contemporary accounts, memoirs, diaries and despatches. With 300 illustrations. ; 320 pages View more info