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Image for CAPTAIN KIDD: THE HUNT FOR THE TRUTH

CAPTAIN KIDD: THE HUNT FOR THE TRUTH

By: Cabell, C. , Thomas, G. A. , & Richards, A.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Pen & Sword: 2010

Seller ID: 43524

ISBN: 1844159612

Condition: New in New dust jacket


New hardback copies at a reduced price; published £19.99.; Illustrated. ; 164 pages View more info

Image for ADMIRAL LORD ST. VINCENT : SAINT OR TYRANT? THE LIFE OF SIR JOHN JERVIS, NELSON'S PATRON

ADMIRAL LORD ST. VINCENT : SAINT OR TYRANT? THE LIFE OF SIR JOHN JERVIS, NELSON'S PATRON

By: Davidson, J. D. G.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Pen & Sword: 2006

Seller ID: 59078

ISBN: 184415386x

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Hardback; very good in very good dustjacket. ; Illustrated. ; 230 pages View more info

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THE GREAT MUTINY

By: Dugan, J.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Andre Deutsch: 1966

Seller ID: 61698

Condition: Good in Good dust jacket


Hardback; foxing to edge of pages otherwise good in faded and creased dustjacket. ; The naval mutiny of 1797. Illustrated. ; 515 pages View more info

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SAILOR OF FORTUNE : THE LIFE AND ADVENTURES OF COMMODORE BARNEY, USN

By: Footner, H.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Naval Institute Press: 1998

Seller ID: 60501

ISBN: 155750279x

Condition: Very Good


Classics of Naval Literature. Hardback without dustjacket; very good in marked cloth boards. ; First published 1940. With new Introduction. +xxipp. ; 323 pages View more info

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FORTESCUE'S HISTORY OF THE BRITISH ARMY : VOL.III

By: Fortescue, J. W.

Price: £9.99

Publisher: Naval & Military Press: 2004

Seller ID: 57598

ISBN: 184342715x

Condition: New


New paperback copies at a reduced price; published £28.00. ; Continues the story of the loss of the American colonies, from 1763 to 1792. View more info

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THE LINE OF BATTLE : THE SAILING WARSHIP 1650-1840 (CONWAY'S HISTORY OF THE SHIP)

By: Gardiner, R. (edited. )

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Conway Maritime Press: 1993

Seller ID: 62578

ISBN: 0851775616

Condition: Good in Good dust jacket


Conway's History of the Ship. Hardback; ownership stamp to endpaper, pages bowed, otherwise good in lightly creased dustjacket. Reprint. ; Includes ships of the line, sloops of war, frigates, fireships and bomb vessels, and oared warships. Illustrated with b/w line drawings and photographs. ; Conway's History of the Ship; 208 pages View more info

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FLEET BATTLE AND BLOCKADE : THE FRENCH REVOLUTIONARY WAR 1793-1797

By: Gardiner, R. (edited. )

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Caxton Editions: 1996

Seller ID: 62363

ISBN: 184067363X

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


Caxton Pictorial Histories. Hardback; very good in faded and price-clipped dustjacket. ; This volume is the first of five covering the whole of the French Revolutionary, Napoleonic and 1812 Wars based on contemporary paintings, prints, drawings, charts and plans - a series depicting the reality of warfare under sail. Over 300 illustrations from the National Maritime Museum at Greenwich. ; 192 pages View more info

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THE CAMPAIGN OF TRAFALGAR 1803-1805

By: Gardiner, R. (edited. )

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Caxton Editions: 2001

Seller ID: 62574

ISBN: 1840673583

Condition: Good in Fair dust jacket


Caxton Pictorial Histories. Hardback; pages bowed otherwise good in creased, scratched and faded dustjacket. ; The campaign and battle based on contemporary paintings, prints, drawings, charts and plans. Over 300 illustrations from the National Maritime Museum at Greenwich. ; 192 pages View more info

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TRAFALGAR AND THE SPANISH NAVY: THE SPANISH EXPERIENCE OF SEA POWER

By: Harbron, J. D.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Conway: 2004

Seller ID: 39217

ISBN: 0851774776

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Hardback; fine in fine dustjacket. Reprint. ; Spanish naval forces of the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. Illustrated. ; 178 pages View more info

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SHIPS OF BRITISH OAK : THE RISE AND DECLINE OF WOODEN SHIPBUILDING IN HAMPSHIRE

By: Holland, A. J.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: David & Charles: 2000

Seller ID: 57699

ISBN: 0715353446

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


Hardback; very good in creased and price-clipped dustjacket. ; From the 1690s to the 1820s. Illustrated. ; 485 pages View more info

Image for FIGHTING TECHNIQUES OF THE EARLY MODERN WORLD AD 1500 - AD 1763

FIGHTING TECHNIQUES OF THE EARLY MODERN WORLD AD 1500 - AD 1763

By: Jorgensen, C. , Pavovic, M. F. , Rice, R. S. , Schneid, F. C. , Scott, C. L.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Spellmount: 2005

Seller ID: 58566

ISBN: 1862273006

Condition: New in New dust jacket


New hardback copies at a reduced price; published £20.00. ; Equipment, combat skills and tactics. The evolution of the role of infantry, mounted warfare, command and control, siege warfare and naval warfare. Illustrated. ; 256 pages View more info

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THE ARMING AND FITTING OF ENGLISH SHIPS OF WAR 1600-1815

By: Lavery, B.

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Conway Maritime Press: 1987

Seller ID: 62581

ISBN: 0851774512

Condition: Good in Fair dust jacket


Hardback; ownership stamp to title page, edge of pages yellowed otherwise good in yellowed and torn dustjacket. ; Detailed study of the developments in ship construction and armaments. Illustrated with b/w line drawings and photographs. ; 319 pages View more info

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ANATOMY OF THE SHIP: THE 74-GUN SHIP BELLONA

By: Lavery, B.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Conway Maritime Press: 1985

Seller ID: 62564

ISBN: 0851773680

Condition: Good in Good dust jacket


Hardback; edge of pages yellowed otherwise good in faded and scratched dustjacket. ; The '74 was the classic line-of-battle ship of the late eighteenth century, and Bellona was one of the most important and long-lived. Launched 1760, and finally broken up in 1814. Over 350 perspective and 3-view drawings. ; 120 pages View more info

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MILLIONS FOR DEFENSE: THE CONSCRIPTION WARSHIPS OF 1798

By: Leiner, F. C.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Naval Institute Press: 2000

Seller ID: 46856

ISBN: 155750508x

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Hardback; very good in very good dustjacket. ; Illustrated. ; 262 pages View more info

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MUTINY : THE FLOATING REPUBLIC

By: Manwaring, G. E. & Dobree, B.

Price: £4.00

Publisher: The Cresset Library / Century Hutchinson Ltd.: 1987

Seller ID: 61697

ISBN: 0091731542

Condition: Good


Paperback; pages yellowed otherwise good in creased card covers. ; The naval mutiny of 1797. Illustrated. First published 1935. ; 300 pages View more info

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GALLEY SLAVE

By: Marteilhe, J.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Seaforth Publishing: 2010

Seller ID: 48346

ISBN: 1848320701

Condition: New in New dust jacket


Seafarers' Voices No. 1. New hardback copies at a reduced price; published £12.99. ; Abridged edition of the Memoir of Jean Marteilhe 'a Protestant condemned to the Galley's of France for his Religion'; who served for six years until release in 1713. ; 210 pages View more info

Image for THE LIFE OF SIR JOHN LEAKE : REAR-ADMIRAL OF GREAT BRITAIN (TWO VOLUME SET)

THE LIFE OF SIR JOHN LEAKE : REAR-ADMIRAL OF GREAT BRITAIN (TWO VOLUME SET)

By: Martin-Leake, S. (Callender, G. edited. )

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Navy Records Society: 1920

Seller ID: 58276

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Publications of the Navy Records Society Vol. LII and Vol. LIII. Two Volume Set. Hardbacks issued without dustjackets. Volume One; exposed netting to boards, spine dented and faded, +333pp+clxiipp. Volume Two; spine and boards faded, +490pp. A good set of books. ; Admiral of the Fleet Sir John Leake (4 July 1656 – 21 August 1720) , Royal Navy officer and politician. Illustrated. View more info

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THE FIRST FLEET MARINES 1786-1792

By: Moore, J.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: University of Queensland Press: 1987

Seller ID: 60702

ISBN: 0702220655

Condition: Good in Good dust jacket


Hardback; blemish to edge of yellowed pages (low quality paper) otherwise good in yellowed and faded dustjacket. ; The British Marines in Australia. An insight into the first four years of colonial society - study based on the diaries of Lieutenant Ralph Clark, and Captain Watkin Trench. Illustrations & tables. ; 345 pages View more info

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THE NAVAL MUTINY AT SPITHEAD 1797

By: Patterson, A. T.

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Portsmouth City Council: 1968

Seller ID: 11286

Condition: Good


The Portsmouth Papers 5. Booklet, edge of pages yellowed otherwise very good in lightly creased card covers. ; Illustrated. ; 15 pages View more info

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THE CLOATHING BOOK 1742

By: Pine, J.

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Naval & Military Press: 2005

Seller ID: 48221

ISBN: 1845742907

Condition: New


New hardback copies at a reduced price. ; A reproduction of The Cloathing Book with 94 coloured British military costume prints. Reprint of an original and rare book commissioned by the Duke of Cumberland, victor of Culloden, and presented to King George II. Engraved by John Pine. Shows the uniform of all units and establishments of the British army at that time (1742). View more info

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THE BLACK SHIP

By: Pope, D.

Price: £6.99

Publisher: Pen & Sword: 2009

Seller ID: 43728

ISBN: 1844158934

Condition: New


New paperback copies at a reduced price; published £15.99. ; The bloodiest mutiny in the history of the Royal Navy - the butchering of the officers aboard HMS Hermione in the West Indies in 1797. Illustrated. ; 367 pages View more info

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AT TWELVE MR BYNG WAS SHOT

By: Pope, D.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: The Alison Press / Martin Secker & Warburg Limited.: 1987

Seller ID: 62347

ISBN: 0436377497

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


Hardback; very good in creased dustjacket. ; The execution of Admiral the Hon. John Byng in 1759; one of the most cold-blooded and cynical acts of judicial murder in British society. Illustrated. ; 375 pages View more info

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RECORDS OF THE ADMIRALTY COURT OF YORK

By: Purvis, J. S.

Price: £3.00

Publisher: St. Anthony's Hall Publications / Borthwick Insitute: 1962

Seller ID: 48185

Condition: Very Good


St. Anthony's Hall Publications No. 22. Booklet; very good in card covers. ; Extracts from the Admiralty Court records, primarily 1630-1700.; 38 pages View more info

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THE COMMAND OF THE OCEAN : A NAVAL HISTORY OF BRITAIN, 1649-1815

By: Rodger, N. A. M.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Allen Lane / Penguin Books: 2004

Seller ID: 62291

ISBN: 0713994118

Condition: Very Good in Fair dust jacket


Hardback; very good in creased, torn and scratched dustjacket. ; The second volume in the trilogy. Illustrations and maps; +lxvpp. ; 907 pages View more info

Image for DOMINIC SERRES R.A. 1719-1793: WAR ARTIST TO THE NAVY

DOMINIC SERRES R.A. 1719-1793: WAR ARTIST TO THE NAVY

By: Russett, A.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Antique Collectors’ Club Ltd: 2001

Seller ID: 56379

ISBN: 1851493603

Condition: Good in Good dust jacket


Hardback; edge of pages a little wrinkled otherwise very good in price-clipped dustjacket. ; Biography of Dominic Serres. Illustrated with 190 of his maritime paintings, 70 of them in colour. ; 223 pages View more info

Image for NELSON'S HERO : THE STORY OF HIS 'SEA-DADDY' CAPTAIN WILLIAM LOCKER

NELSON'S HERO : THE STORY OF HIS 'SEA-DADDY' CAPTAIN WILLIAM LOCKER

By: Sharman, V. T.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Pen & Sword Books: 2005

Seller ID: 61695

ISBN: 1844152669

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


Hardback; very good in lightly creased dustjacket. ; Illustrated. ; 210 pages View more info

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NELSON : A DREAM OF GLORY

By: Sugden, J.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Pimlico: 2004

Seller ID: 62312

ISBN: 022406097X

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


Hardback; a new (unread) copy, but corner of boards dented, in creased dustjacket. ; Comprehensive account of Horatio Nelson's early career and rise to prominence. From childhood to his debut as a public hero, after the victory against the Spanish fleet at Cape St Vincent, 1797. Illustrated. ; 943 pages View more info

Image for THE BATTLE FOR QUIBERON BAY 1759: HAWKE AND THE DEFEAT OF THE FRENCH INVASION

THE BATTLE FOR QUIBERON BAY 1759: HAWKE AND THE DEFEAT OF THE FRENCH INVASION

By: Tracy, N.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Pen & Sword: 2010

Seller ID: 40370

ISBN: 1848841167

Condition: New in New dust jacket


New hardback copies at a reduced price; published £19.99.; Illustrations & maps. ; 240 pages View more info

Image for RUSSIAN WARSHIPS IN THE AGE OF SAIL 1696-1860: DESIGN, CONSTRUCTION, CAREERS AND FATES

RUSSIAN WARSHIPS IN THE AGE OF SAIL 1696-1860: DESIGN, CONSTRUCTION, CAREERS AND FATES

By: Tredrea, J. & Sozaev, E.

Price: £29.99

Publisher: Seaforth Publishing: 2010

Seller ID: 55645

ISBN: 1848320582

Condition: New in New dust jacket


New hardback copies at a reduced price; published £50.00. ; Detailed study including background information on the organisation and administration of the navy, its personnel, weapons and shipbuilding facilities. The seagoing fleet and the inshore navy. Illustrated. ; 448 pages View more info

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RODNEY AND THE BREAKING OF THE LINE

By: Trew, P.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Pen & Sword: 2006

Seller ID: 32903

ISBN: 1844151433

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Hardback, fine in fine dustjacket. ; Biography of George Brydges Rodney (1718-1792) and his service during the American War of Independence. Illustrations & maps. ; 236 pages View more info

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ADMIRAL BYNG : HIS RISE AND EXECUTION

By: Ware, C.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Pen & Sword: 2009

Seller ID: 48331

ISBN: 1844157814

Condition: New in New dust jacket


New hardback copies at a reduced price; published £19.99.; Illustrated. ; 192 pages View more info

Image for THE LIFE AND LETTERS OF VICE-ADMIRAL LORD COLLINGWOOD

THE LIFE AND LETTERS OF VICE-ADMIRAL LORD COLLINGWOOD

By: Warner, O.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1968

Seller ID: 60806

Condition: Good in Good dust jacket


Hardback; edge of pages yellowed otherwise very good in price-clipped and creased dustjacket. ; Illustrations and fold-out charts. ; 276 pages View more info

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THE 50-GUN SHIP

By: Winfield, R.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Chatham Publishing: 1997

Seller ID: 61047

ISBN: 1861760256

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


ShipShape. Hardback; very good in creased dustjacket. First edition. ; From the pre-Commonwealth 'frigates' of the seventeenth century to the developments of the 18th century. With scale plans for the 1790 'Leopard'. Illustrated. ; 128 pages View more info