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            The Mariners' Handbook [N.P. 100]

Hydrographer of the Navy

(Book #ID 87605)

Published by Hydrographer of the Navy Second Edition 1966. 1966.

Second edition hard back binding in publisher's original midnight blue cloth covers, yellow title and author lettering to the spine and the front cover. 8vo. 10'' x 6''. Contains 179 printed pages of text with monochrome charts and fold-out maps, ice photographs to the rear. A little sun fading to the blue of the spine and the rear margins and in Very Good condition, no dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            Ark Royal: The Admiralty Account of Her Achievement

Foreign Office

(Book #ID 1134)

Published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London First Edition 1942. 1942.

Stapled paper wraps. Well illustrated. Small label removed from front cover. In Very Good condition. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            Cochrane | The Life and Exploits of a Fighting Captain [Signed]

Harvey, Robert [Robert Lambart Harvey (born 21 August 1953) is a British Conservative Party politician, journalist and well known historian and author].

(Book #ID 102722)

Published by Constable & Robinson Ltd., 3 The Lanchesters, 162 Fulham Palace Road, London First Edition 2000. 2000.

First edition hard back binding in publisher's original navy cloth covers, silver title and author lettering to the spine, illustrated end sheets. 8vo. 9'' x 5½''. Full printer's code 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. Contains (xix), 332 printed pages of text with monochrome illustrations and maps throughout. Fine condition book in Fine condition dust wrapper, price clipped. SIGNED by the author and his wife to the half-title page 'Derek - For your birthday - enjoy! - Rob and Ruth'. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection. Member of the P.B.F.A. ISBN 1841191620

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            Jellicoe

Winton, John [Jellicoe, Admiral Viscount of Scapa [Admiral of the Fleet John Rushworth Jellicoe, 1st Earl Jellicoe, GCB, OM, GCVO, SGM (5 December 1859 - 20 November 1935) was a Royal Navy officer].

(Book #ID 87356)

Published by Michael Joseph Ltd., 44 Bedford Square, London First Edition 1981. 1981.

First edition hard back binding in publisher's original navy cloth covers, gilt title and author lettering to the spine. 8vo. 9½'' x 6¼''. Contains 320 printed pages of text with 21 photo-plates & 6 maps. Fine condition book in Fine condition dust wrapper, not price clipped. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection, it does not adhere to the book or to the dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A. ISBN 0718118138

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            History of the Royal Navy

Preston, Antony

(Book #ID 8449)

Published by Bison Books Ltd., London First Edition 1983. 1983.

First edition hard back binding in publisher's original black cloth covers, gilt lettering to spine. Royal quarto 192 pp. Fine in Fine dust wrapper, not price clipped. Dust wrapper supplied in archival acetate film protection. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            Naval Broadcasts [Signed]

Dickson, R. K. [Foreword by Admiral of the Fleet Viscount Cunningham of Hyndhope First Sea Lord]

(Book #ID 9371)

Published by George Allen & Unwin Ltd., Ruskin House, 40 Museum Street, London First edition 1946. 1946.

First edition hard back publisher's original turquoise cloth covers, black stamping. 8vo 7½" x 4¾" 91 pp. Photographic illustrations. SIGNED presentation copy by the author 'Dear Admiral Stephenson, I hope you will accept a copy of this book, with best wishes of the author. Yours sincerely R. K. Dickson'. This is written and typed on official Whitehall Admiralty headed note paper dated June, 1946, and pasted on to the half title page. Spine and edges faded, no dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            My Life Among the Blue Jackets [1]

Weston, Agnes [1840-1918]

(Book #ID 9373)

Published by James Nisbet & Co., Limited, London Fifth Impression 1910. 1910.

Hard back publisher's original green cloth covers, gilt stamping. 8vo 8" x 5" xv, 329, 4 [pp] catalogue. 17 photographic illustrations. Light ink message to the front free end paper, spine slightly darkened. In Very Good clean and square condition. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            The Impact of Polaris | The Origins of Britain's Seaborne Nuclear Deterrent.

Moore, Captain J. E. [With help from Rear Admiral P. G. La Niece]

(Book #ID 103849)

Published by Richard Netherwood Ltd., 539 Manchester Road, Linthwaite, Huddersfield First Edition 1999. 1999.

First edition in publisher's original photographic card wrap covers [soft back]. 8vo. 7½'' x 5¼''. Contains 270 pp with monochrome archive photographs to one section. In Fine condition, no dust wrapper as issued. The Impact of Polaris Glossary bookmark enclosed. Member of the P.B.F.A. ISBN 187295524X

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            Nil Desperandum H. M. S. Hawkins, Flagship of the East Indies Station: Being an Attempt to Enliven the Memory of all Who Served in H. M. S. Hawkins Between September 1932 and March 1935

Rea, W. E.

(Book #ID 13729)

Printed for Private Circulation circa 1936 edition not stated. 1936.

Hard back bound in publisher's original deep navy cloth covers, black stamping to spine and upper panel. 8vo 7½" x 5¼" xii, 322 [pp]. Thirteen monochrome photographic illustrations on glossy paper. Light foxing to end papers and page edges, vertical crease line to spine. In Very Good condition. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            The Silent Service: The Inside Story of the Royal Navy's Submarine Heroes [1]

Parker, John

(Book #ID 14920)

Published by Headline Publishing 338 Euston Road, London First Edition 2001. London 2001.

First edition hard back binding in publisher's original black paper covers, gilt title and author lettering to the spine. 8vo. 9½'' x 6¼''. ISBN 0747237921. Contains 294 printed pages of text with monochrome illustrations throughout. Without any ownership markings. Fine condition book, in Fine condition dust wrapper, not price clipped. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection, this protects and prolongs the life of the paper, it is not adhered to the book or to the dust wrapper. We currently hold in stock 5 other titles by this author. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            The Naval Calendar: An authentic handbook of the Navies of every nation, providing the leading particulars of each vessel of fighting value, with the addition of full details concerning the auxiliary and supply ships attached to each Navy

Talbot-Booth, Paymaster Lieutenant-Commander E. C.

(Book #ID 14938)

Published by Sampson Low, Marston and Co., Ltd London 1938. 1938.

Hard back binding in publisher's original blue cloth covers, black lettering to spine. 8vo 6¾" x 5" 272 pp. Over 100 monochrome photographic illustrations on glossy paper. Light offsetting to end papers. Very Good in Very Good price clipped dust wrapper with shallow rubs to spine tips and corners, light foxing to covers. Dust wrapper supplied in archival acetate film protection. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            If the Gods are Good | The Epic Sacrifice of the HMS Jervis Bay

Gerald L. Duskin and Ralph Segman

(Book #ID 97031)

Published by Naval Institute Press, 291 Wood Road, Annapolis, Maryland, USA First Edition 2004. 2004.

First edition hard back binding in publisher's original raspberry covers, black title and author lettering to the spine. 8vo. 8½'' x 5''. HMS Jervis Bay was a British liner later converted into an armed merchant cruiser, pennant F40. She was launched in 1922, and sunk on 5 November 1940 by the German pocket battleship Admiral Scheer. Contains [xii] 271 printed pages of text with 4 pages of monochrome sketches and archive photographs throughout. Fine condition book in Fine condition dust wrapper. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection. Member of the P.B.F.A. ISBN 1591148197

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            How to Become a Naval Officer and Life at the Royal Naval College, Dartmouth + Editor's Signed Letter

Thompson, P. D. (Editor) Introduction by Admiral The Hon. Sir E. R. Fremantle, G.C.B., G.C.V.O., C.M.G.

(Book #ID 106174)

Published by Gieves Ltd., 21 Old Bond Street, London New Revised Edition 1923. 1923.

Revised edition hard back binding in publisher's original navy cloth covered boards, blocked and lettered in gilt, gilt back. 8vo. 7½'' x 5¼''. Contains tissue-guarded frontispiece, (viii), 80 pp with 14 full-page single sided monochrome archive photographs on coated art paper throughout. In Very Good clean and bright condition. Loosely enclosed letter dated 13th September 1924 on Gieves letter-headed paper from the Cadet Department to Captain W. A. Norman R.N.R. Danecourt, Spring Hill, Swanage, referring to this out of print book which has just arrived at Gieves, the letter ends 'Would you be so good as to let me know on the enclosed postcard (enclosed) the name and date of birth of the prospective candidate so that I may confirm to you when he will be eligible age for examination' SIGNED by the editor 'P. D. Thompson', Director. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            Gone a Long Journey

Williams, Leonard Charles

(Book #ID 97971)

Published by Hillmead Publications, Bedhampton, Hampshire First Edition 2002. 2002.

First edition in publisher's original illustrated stiff card wrap covers [soft back]. 8vo. 8½'' x 6''. Contains 242 printed pages of text with monochrome archive photographs throughout. Small name to the title page, front corners slightly turned-up and in Very Good condition, no dust wrapper as issued. Member of the P.B.F.A. ISBN 0954248708

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            The Wooden Fighting Ship in the Royal Navy AD 897-1860

Archibald, E. H. H. [Illustrated by Ray Woodward]

(Book #ID 47941)

Published by Blandford Press Ltd., 167 High Holborn, London First Edition 1968. London 1968.

First edition hard back binding in publisher's original powder blue cloth covers, gilt title and author lettering to the spine, colour flag to the end papers. Folio. 12½'' x 9½''. ISBN 713704926. Contains [viii] 174 printed pages of text with colour and monochrome illustrations throughout. Without any ownership markings. Very Good condition book, in Good condition dust wrapper with small piece of paper missing to the top front gutter short tear to the top front corner, not price clipped 90s. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection, this protects and prolongs the life of the paper, it is not adhered to the book or to the dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            The Sloop Of War: 1650-1763

McLaughlan, Ian [Dust jacket showing oil painting by John Cleveley the elder of a sloop of about 1740]

(Book #ID 88141)

Published by Seaforth Publishing, Pen & Sword Books Ltd., 47 Church Street, Barnsley, South Yorkshire First Edition 2014. 2014.

First edition hard back binding in publisher's original terracotta cloth covers, gilt title and author lettering to the spine. Small folio 12'' x 10''. Contains 288 printed pages of text with monochrome illustrations, engravings and photographs throughout. Fine condition book in Fine condition dust wrapper, not price clipped, unused and unopened new book. Member of the P.B.F.A. ISBN 9781848321878

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            Navies of the Napoleonic Era

Pivka, Otto von

(Book #ID 102886)

Published by David & Charles Ltd., Brunel House, Newton Abbot, Devon | Hippocrene Books, New York First Edition 1980. 1980.

First edition hard back binding in publisher's original black cloth covers, gilt title and author lettering to the spine. Quarto. 10'' x 7''. Contains 272 pp with monochrome illustrations and maps throughout. Fine condition book in Very Good condition price clipped dust wrapper with one small chip to the top of the spine. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection. Member of the P.B.F.A. ISBN 0715377671

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            The Safeguard of the Sea | A Naval History of Britain | Volume One (1 / I) 660-1649

Rodger, N. A. M.

(Book #ID 102825)

Published by Harper Collins 77-85 Fulham Palace Road, London | National Maritime Museum First Edition 1997. 1997.

First edition hard back binding in publisher's original navy cloth covers, gilt title and author lettering to the spine, end paper maps. 8vo. 9½'' x 6¼''. Contains (xxviii), 691 pp with 63 monochrome illustrations, 21 maps throughout. Fine condition book in in near Fine condition dust wrapper with crinkle of the paper to the top of the spine, not price clipped. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection. Heavy volume weighing 2 kg, extra postage and insurance will be requested over and above our default setting for destinations outside the UK. Member of the P.B.F.A. ISBN 0002551284

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            Fisher of Kilverstone

Mackay, Ruddock Finlay [Admiral of the Fleet John Arbuthnot "Jacky" (or "Jackie") Fisher, 1st Baron Fisher, GCB, OM, GCVO (25 January 1841 - 10 July 1920) was a British admiral known for his efforts at naval reform.

(Book #ID 87347)

Published by Oxford University Press, Ely House, London First Edition 1973. 1973.

First edition hard back binding in publisher's original black cloth covers, gilt title and author lettering to the spine. 8vo. 9'' x 6''. Contains [xv] 539 printed pages of text with portrait frontispiece and 4 other plates. Also with a sketch map in the text. Very Good condition book in Very Good condition dust wrapper with small bump to the top of the spine, not price clipped. Lord Fisher had a huge influence on the Royal Navy in a career spanning more than 60 years, starting in a navy of wooden sailing ships armed with muzzle-loading cannon and ending in one of steel-hulled battlecruisers, submarines and the first aircraft carriers. The argumentative, energetic, reform-minded Fisher is often considered the second most important figure in British naval history, after Lord Nelson. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection, it does not adhere to the book or to the dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A. ISBN 0198224095

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            Britannia Has Wings! | The Fleet (Royal Navy) in Action - On, Over, and Under the Sea [Signed]

Hurd, Sir Archibald (Archibald Spicer Hurd 1869-1959). General Sir John Winthrop Hackett, GCB, CBE, DSO & Bar, MC (5 November 1910 - 9 September 1997) was an Australian-born British soldier, painter, university administrator, author and in later life, a commentator.

(Book #ID 95555)

Published by Hutchinson & Co. Ltd., 17-21 Conway Street, London Possibly First Edition 1942. Not Dated. circa 1942.

Hard back binding in publisher's original blue cloth covers, black title and author lettering to the spine, Hutchinson to the front cover. 8vo. 7½'' x 5¼''. Contains 112 printed pages of text with 41 monochrome photographs throughout. Damp stain to the front board, not affecting the contents. Good condition book in Good condition dust wrapper with small chips to the corners and spine ends, not price clipped, 3/6. SIGNED dedication by General Sir John Winthrop Hackett inside the front cover 'To Barbara James, From Commander Hackett, With many thanks for all the little kindnesses rendered, 22nd November 1943'. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection, it does not adhere to the book or to the dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            The Navy at War

Stubbs, Bernard

(Book #ID 29136)

Published by Faber and Faber Limited, 24 Russell Square London Second Edition 1940. 1940.

Publisher's original blue and cream card covers, navy lettering to the spine. 8vo 8'' x 5¼'' 280 pp. Monochrome illustrations throughout. Age darkening to the page edges, paper to the spine crinkled, no dust wrapper as published. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            Fleet Air Arm | Ian Allan A B C Series (Second Edition).

Taylor, John W. R.

(Book #ID 103841)

Published by Ian Allan Ltd., Craven House, Hampton Court, Surrey, Second Edition September 1959. 1959.

Publisher's original illustrated card wrap covers [soft back]. Ian Allan larger format A B C series. 8vo. 9½'' x 7¼''. Contains 40 pp + covers with monochrome archive photographs throughout. Light rubbing to the cover edges and in Very Good condition, no dust wrapper as issued. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            Nile Additional; An account of a few very ordinary adventures of a very ordinary 'Temporary Surgeon Lieutenant' in the Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve, and being factual rather than imaginative

Gartside, V. O. B.

(Book #ID 56863)

Published by the Author, Canterbury, Kent circa 1947. Kent circa 1947.

First edition hard back binding in publisher's original green marble-effect paper covers with green cloth spine, blue title and author lettering to the upper panel. 8vo. 8½'' x 5¼''. Contains 148 printed pages of text with monochrome photographs throughout. Corners very slightly turned in, a little age darkening to the closed page edges and in Very Good condition, no dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            The Monthly Navy List, Containing the Officers on the Active List of the Royal Navy March 1921

[Monthly Navy List]

(Book #ID 33181)

Published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London March 1921. London 1921.

Publisher's original blue paper covers, black lettering to the spine and the upper panel. 8vo 7½'' x 5¼'' 2448, 18 [pages]. Concave to the spine, 5 mm chips of the paper across the spine tips and in Very Good condition. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            From the Dardanelles to Oran; Studies of the Royal Navy in War and Peace 1915 - 1940

Marder, Arthur J. [Arthur Jacob Marder (8 March 1910 - 25 December 1980) was an American historian specializing in British naval history in the period 1880 - 1945].

(Book #ID 87361)

Published by Oxford University Press, Ely House, London First Edition 1974. 1974.

First edition hard back binding in publisher's original black cloth covers, gilt title and author lettering to the spine. 8vo. 9'' x 5½''. Contains [xvi] 301 printed pages of text with frontispiece, numerous plates and 5 folding maps. Fine condition book in near Fine condition price clipped dust wrapper. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection, it does not adhere to the book or to the dust wrapper. We currently hold in stock 6 other books by this author. Member of the P.B.F.A. ISBN 0192158023

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            Ships, Aircraft and Missiles of the Royal Navy and Royal Marines

[Royal Navy The Team Works]

(Book #ID 49300)

Published by The Naval Service 2004. 2004.

Original illustrated laminated card wrap covers. Oblong 6'' x 8½''. Contains 120 printed pages of text with colour photographs throughout. Without any ownership markings and in Fine condition, no dust wrapper as published. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            The Royal Navy's Submarine Command



(Book #ID 36101)

Published by Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London 1968. London 1968.

Publisher's original stapled paper covers. Oblong 8vo 7'' x 10'' 8 pp. Monochrome photographic illustrations throughout. In near Fine condition, no dust wrapper as published. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            Sports and Recreation in the Royal Navy 1953-54



(Book #ID 36253)

Published by The Royal Navy and Royal Marines Sports Control Board, Admiralty House, Whitehall, London 1954. London 1954.

Hard back binding in publisher's original navy cloth covers, gilt lettering to the spine and the upper panel. 8vo 7½'' x 5¼'' 703 pp. Illustrated advertisements to the end paper with one colour plate. Monochrome illustrations throughout. While the covers are secure to the text, the front paper gutter is torn, 20 mm piece of paper missing across the top of the title page and in Very Good condition. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            The Royal Navy; An Illustrated Social History 1870-1982

Wells, Captain John

(Book #ID 42679)

Published by Alan Sutton Publishing Limited., Phoenix Mill, Thrupp, Stroud, Gloucestershire First Edition 1994. Stroud 1994.

First edition hard back binding in publisher's original navy cloth covers, gilt lettering to the spine. Quarto. 10'' x 7½''. Contains x, 306 printed pages of text. ISBN 0750905247. Monochrome illustrations throughout. Without any ownership markings. Fine condition book, in Fine condition price clipped dust wrapper, unused new book. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection, this protects and prolongs the life of the paper, it is not adhered to the book or to the dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            Admiralty Salvage | In Peace and War 1906-2006

Booth, Tony

(Book #ID 102485)

Published by Pen & Sword Maritime, 47 Church Street, Barnsley, South Yorkshire First Edition 2007. 2007.

First edition hard back binding in publisher's original black cloth covers, gilt title and author lettering to the spine. 8vo. 9½'' x 6¼''. Contains [xv], 211 printed pages of text with monochrome archive photographs throughout. Fine condition book in Fine condition dust wrapper, not price clipped, £19.99. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection. Member of the P.B.F.A. ISBN 9781844155651

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            A Text Book of Naval Architecture for the Use of Officers of the Royal Navy [Third Edition]

Welch, J. J.

(Book #ID 40247)

Published by Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London Third Edition 1893. London 1893.

Hard back binding in publisher's original deep navy cloth covers, gilt lettering to the upper panel. 8vo 9½'' x 6¼'' 167 pp. 18 fold-out plates, 133 monochrome figure illustrations throughout. Name and address to the front paste down and front free end paper, end papers dusty, front end paper and title page with crease lines to the paper, hinges not cracked, spine slightly faded, Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            Jane's War at Sea 1897-1997 | 100 Years of Jane's Fighting Ships | Centennial Edition

Ireland, Bernard and Eric Grove

(Book #ID 103334)

Published by Harper Collins 77-85 Fulham Palace Road, London First Edition 1997. 1997.

First edition (second impression) hard back binding in publisher's original navy cloth covers, gilt stamped title and author lettering to the spine. 4to. 11½'' x 9''. Contains 256 pp with monochrome and colour illustrations and archive photographs throughout. Fine condition book in Fine condition dust wrapper, not price clipped, £30.00 in 1997. Unused new book. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection. Member of the P.B.F.A. ISBN 0004720652

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            With Those in Peril | A Chaplain's Life in the Royal Navy

Pocock, Frank Lovell

(Book #ID 95544)

Published Privately by the Author F. L. Pocock in Association with Self Publishing Company Second Edition Upton-upon-Severn 1989. 1989.

Second edition hard back binding in publisher's original powder blue cloth covers, gilt title and author lettering to the spine. 8vo. 9½'' x 6¼''. Contains 316 printed pages of text with monochrome photographs. Fine condition book in Very Good condition dust wrapper with minor rubbing to the edges, not price clipped. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection, it does not adhere to the book or to the dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A. ISBN 1854210475

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            The Silent Service: The Inside Story of the Royal Navy's Submarine Heroes

Parker, John

(Book #ID 47598)

Published by Headline Publishing 338 Euston Road, London First Edition 2001. London 2001.

First edition hard back binding in publisher's original black paper covers, gilt title and author lettering to the spine. 8vo. 9½'' x 6¼''. ISBN 0747237921. Contains 294 printed pages of text with monochrome illustrations throughout. Without any ownership markings. Fine condition book, in near Fine condition dust wrapper with small crinkle of the paper to the head of the spine, not price clipped. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection, this protects and prolongs the life of the paper, it is not adhered to the book or to the dust wrapper. We currently hold in stock 5 other titles by this author. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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