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Image for The Cruise of the Raider Wolf

The Cruise of the Raider Wolf

By: Alexander, Roy

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Costa Mesa, CA, Noontide Press: 1991

Seller ID: 19144

ISBN: 0939482363

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


DJ shows very light shelf wear. Previous owner's name on title page ; A bright, solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; War And Warriors Series; 9.4 X 6.1 X 1.2 inches; 270 pages; Recounts one of the 20th century's strangest and most stirring sea adventures -- the successful round-the-globe expedition of the First World War German commerce raider and minelayer Wolf. Breaking the Allied blockade, and disguised as a merchant ship, it sank 135,000 tons of Allied shipping. Her story, as told by an Australian radio operator who spent nine months as a captive on board the Wolf, is a tal... View more info

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The Four Ark Royals

By: Apps, Michael

Price: $16.50

Publisher: London, Kimber: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15450

ISBN: 071830344X

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Some erasure of previous owner's ink stamp on front free end paper, remainder mark bottom page edges, dust jacket shows edge wear, small spot on FFEP ; A bright, solid book, DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. ; B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 256 pages; "in all there have been four Ark Royals, three of them aircraft carriers. The first Ark Royal was a 16th century galleon, the flagship of the Lord High Admiral of England, Lord Howard of Effingham. The next Ark Royal, intended as a merchant ship, was converted into a sea-plane carrier to serve at Dardanelles and ... View more info

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The Fighting Ship of the Royal Navy, 897-1984

By: Archibald, E.H.H. & Ray Woodward

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Military Press: 1987

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 17182

ISBN: 0517633329

Condition: Very Good- in Good dust jacket


Blue cloth boards show some shelfwear, DJ has some soiling and discoloration, tears and chipping with 1" piece missing from top of spine. Price-clipped, FFEP has glue marks where a previous owner's book plate was removed. ; A tight solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; B&W and Colour Illustrations; 17.10 X 14 X 2 inches; 416 pages; A very complete illustrated history of the British Navy, from the early wooden vessels of the 9th century, up to the modern-era dreadnaughts and submarines. Colour illustrations of flags and pendants used over the centuries is included in an app... View more info

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Graveyards of the Pacific From Pearl Harbour to Bikini Atoll

By: Ballard, Robert D.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Washington, DC, National Geographic: 2001

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 17183

ISBN: 0792263669

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Only slight wear to book and DJ ; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. ; B&W and Colour Photographs; 17.10 X 14 X 2 inches; 256 pages; Robert D. Ballard's exploration of World War II naval battle sites, and a visit to Bikini Atoll, where several atomic bomb tests were conducted after the war. "Published in the 60th anniversary year of the infamous bombing of Pearl Harbor, Graveyards of the Pacific is Dr. Robert Ballard's compelling survey of the major WWII Pacific battlefields and graveyards including Midway, Guadalcanal, and Truk Lagoon. This authoritative overview of th... View more info

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Naval Warfare 1914-1918 From Coronel To The Atlantic And Zeebrugge

By: Benbow, Tim

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Amber Books: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14857

ISBN: 1906626162

Condition: Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Light edge wear ; A bright, solid book, DJ in Mylar. B&W, colour illustrations and maps throughout. ; The History of World War I; 1 x 9.8 x 7.8 Inches; 224 pages View more info

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The Destruction of the Bismarck

By: Bercuson, David & Holger H. Herwig

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, The Overlook Press: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18727

ISBN: 1585671924

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


DJ shows very light shelf wear, with 1/4" tear on back top of DJ, light soiling back panel of DJ. ; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. ; 9.35 X 6.39 X 1.39 inches; 385 pages; "Noted historians Bercuson and Herwig have uncovered much new information on the Bismarck, including a close examination of the wreck itself, discovered on the ocean floor only in 1989. In addition, hitherto closed British and United States diplomatic files have been opened, revealing secret diplomatic maneuverings between Churchill and Roosevelt. This new information has allowed them to tell t... View more info

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The Mighty Hood

By: Bradford, Ernle

Price: $16.95

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1959

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 19263

Condition: Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket


DJ and boards show light shelf wear, DJ has short tear top front and light chipping. Tape stains on DJ flaps and pastedowns. ; A tight solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 224 pages; "HMS Hood (pennant number 51) was the last battlecruiser built for the Royal Navy. Commissioned in 1920, she was named after the 18th-century Admiral Samuel Hood. One of four Admiral-class battlecruisers ordered in mid-1916, Hood had design limitations, though her design was revised after the Battle of Jutland and improved while she was under constru... View more info

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The Dark Broad Seas Memoirs of a Sailor

By: Brock, Jeffry V.

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland and Stewart: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 15008

ISBN: 0771016239

Condition: Very Good+ in Good dust jacket


Signed by Author; Dust jacket shows edge wear, 1 inch tear top DJ spine and fore edge, tiny nick top book spine. Light foxing of page edges. ; Signed by author on title page. A tight solid book. DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. ; With Many Voices Vol I; 274 pages; Brock commanded escort groups on the Atlantic during WWII and during the Korean conflict he commanded the Canadian Naval forces who served there. This first volume of his memoir covers the period from 1939 to the end of the Korean War. Volume II covers his peacetime service. View more info

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The Thunder and the Sunshine Memoirs of a Sailor

By: Brock, Jeffry V.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland and Stewart: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15009

ISBN: 0771016255

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


DJ shows some edge wear and short tears, dj spine lightly faded ; A bright, solid book, DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. ; With Many Voices Vol II; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 384 pages; In the second book of Brock's memoir, he deals with his peacetime career, culminating as Rear Admiral and Vice Chief of Naval Staff. Because of his opposition to the planned unification of Canada's armed forces, he was forced into retirement. View more info

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Unlucky Lady The Life and Death of HMCS Athabaskan

By: Burrow, Len & Emile Beaudoin

Price: $32.50

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland & Stewart: 1987

Edition: First Edition; Second Printing

Seller ID: 16172

ISBN: 0771018126

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Only light wear to dust jacket and book. ; DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. A bright, solid book.; B&W Photographs, Maps; Oblong 8vo 8" to 9" tall; 198 pages; This book is a memorial to to a ship and the men who served on her. Author Len Burrow's brother 'was reported missing, presumed dead while serving aboard the Athabaskan on her final patrol' and author Emile Beaudoin 'was with the ship on her final patrol, surviving to spend the remainder of the war at the POW camp Marlag und Milag. The tribal class Athabaskan was topedoed and sunk April 29th 1944. View more info

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Unlucky Lady The Life and Death of HMCS Athabaskan

By: Burrow, Len & Emile Beaudoin

Price: $32.50

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland & Stewart: 1987

Edition: First Edition; Second Printing

Seller ID: 17957

ISBN: 0771018126

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Only light wear to dust jacket and book. ; DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. A bright, solid book.; B&W Photographs, Maps; Oblong 8vo 8" to 9" tall; 198 pages; This book is a memorial to to a ship and the men who served on her. Author Len Burrow's brother 'was reported missing, presumed dead while serving aboard the Athabaskan on her final patrol' and author Emile Beaudoin 'was with the ship on her final patrol, surviving to spend the remainder of the war at the POW camp Marlag und Milag. The tribal class Athabaskan was torpedoed and sunk April 29th 1944. "The story of ... View more info

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Gray Thunder Exploits of the Confederate States Navy

By: Campbell, R. Thomas

Price: $16.95

Publisher: Shippensburg PA, Burd Street Press: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19281

ISBN: 0942597990

Condition: Very Good+ in Good dust jacket


DJ shows heavy shelf wear with tears, creasing and chipping. ; A tight solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; B&W Illustrations; 9.1 X 6.1 X 1.1 inches; 212 pages; "Gray Thunder is the fascinating story of the Confederate navy as it struggled against a well equipped and relentless foe. The South's navy and its contribution to the Confederate war effort has been largely ignored in the history of the war. Gray Thunder fills this void. Using selected exploits, including extensive quotes from those who were there, the author tells the exciting story of the Confederate Navy and ... View more info

Image for For Those in Peril  Comprehensive Listing of the Ships and Men of the Royal Australian Navy Who Have Paid the Supreme Sacrifice in the Wars of the Twentieth Century

For Those in Peril Comprehensive Listing of the Ships and Men of the Royal Australian Navy Who Have Paid the Supreme Sacrifice in the Wars of the Twentieth Century

By: Cassells, Vic

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Kenthurst NSW, Australia, Kangaroo Press Pty.Ltd: 1995

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 17955

ISBN: 0864177348

Condition: Very Good+


Card covers show light shelf wear, small corner bumps. ; A bright, solid book, card covers are clean. ; B&W photographs; 8.86 X 5.91 X 0.51 inches; 192 pages; "As wellas being the first complete reference book of its kind this book describes vividly the action in which the ships of the RAN (Royal Australian Navy) were involved, not only the ships that died, but also the ones that got away. There is a full description of each ship, her casualties, battle honours and commanding officers. A photograph is provided of almost every ship." View more info

Battleships and Carriers

By: Crawford, Steve

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Etobicoke, ON, Prospero Books: 1999

Seller ID: 14268

ISBN: 1894102835

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Only slight wear, small spot apge fore edges.; A bright, solid book, DJ in Mylar ; Color Illustrations; 320 pages View more info

Heart of Oak A Pictorial History of the Royal Canadian Navy

By: Foster, J. A.

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Toronto, Methuen: 1985

Edition: First Edition; Second Printing

Seller ID: 14768

ISBN: 0458992305

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Price clipped DJ shows light edge wear and discoloration. ; A bright, solid book ; B&W Photographs; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 140 pages View more info

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A Naval Digression The Story of a Ship's Company

By: G. F.; Gordon Franklin

Price: $17.50

Publisher: London, William Blackwood and Sons: 1916

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19090

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Blue cloth boards show some shelf wear, light soiling. Front hinge has started to separate (repaired). Pages tanned, previous owner's name on blank page.; Blue cloth covered boards ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 247 pages; A personal account of a sailor in the Royal Navy in WWI View more info

The Flying Navy

By: Gardner, Richard E.

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Surrey, England, Almark Publishing: 1971

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 7339

ISBN: 0855240415

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated covers have some scuffing, light soiling. ; A tight solid book. ; Trade PB; B&W and Color Photographs; 80 pages; A profusely illustrated record of the aircraft, ships, and equipment of Britain's Fleet Air Arm in the crucial years 1965-1970 which saw the transition from peak hitting power to the run-down of fixed-wing aircraft and the phasing out of aircraft carriers. View more info

Image for Head of Oak Life and Death in the Merchant Navy 1937-1945

Head of Oak Life and Death in the Merchant Navy 1937-1945

By: Gibson, Andrew

Price: $18.50

Publisher: Pog Press: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17585

ISBN: 0978015711

Condition: Very Good+


Card covers show light shelf wear.; A bright, solid book,; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 259 pages; An account of life in the Canadian Merchant Navy during World War II, written by the author, who participated as a crew member on a ship which travelled the North Atlantic and the Mediterranean Sea. View more info

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Main Fleet to Singapore

By: Grenfell R.N., Capt. Russell

Price: $16.50

Publisher: New York, Macmillan: 1952

Edition: First Edition; Second Printing

Seller ID: 15133

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


Dust jacket worn, chipped and soiled, chips missing bottom spine, short tears. Previous owner's name on front free end paper.; A tight solid book. DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. ; B&W Illustrations; 1 x 8 x 5.5 Inches; 238 pages; "The fall of Singapore was almost incredibly swift and complete. In a striking analysis of the debacle, Grenfell dramatically describes the sinking of the Prince of Wales and the Repulse, explains the crucial effect of this loss on the outcome of the Singapore battle, and tells how and why the great ships were lost. ... He also supplies much informatio... View more info

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Battle for the Fiords

By: Grove, Eric & Graham Thompson

Price: $15.95

Publisher: Surrey, England, IAN ALLAN LTD: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17775

ISBN: 0711019223

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Only slight wear; A bright, solid book, DJ is crisp and clean in mylar protector. ; B&W Photographs; 9.53 X 7.01 X 0.63 inches; 128 pages; Naval strategy as envisaged by NATO strategists in the 1980s. View more info