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ASSAULT LANDING CRAFT: DESIGN, CONSTRUCTION & OPERATIONS
Written by Brian Lavery.
Stock no. 1815102
Published by Seaforth Publishing. 1st 2009. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A look at this humble but essential craft, one of the unsung heroes of the Second World War. Examining the design history before the War, when amphibious operations were deeply unfashionable, describing its inception and construction. Brown boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and diagrams. 128 pages including index. ISBN: 9781848320505. Slight fading to rear panel of dustwrapper.

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RIGGING PERIOD SHIP MODELS
Written by Lennarth Petersson.
Stock no. 1815084
Published by Chatham Publishing. 2007. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A Step-by-Step Guide to the Intricacies of Square-Rig. Green boards, gilt title to spine. B/w diagrams throughout. ISBN: 9781861760616. Pictorial dustwrapper is heavily faded from green to blue to front and spine.

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NAVAL CAMOUFLAGE 1914-1945: A COMPLETE VISUAL REFERENCE
Written by David Williams.
Stock no. 1815083
Published by Chatham Publishing. 1st 2001. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

An authoritative history of camouflage concentrating on the British and US navies, but the camouflage patterns of enemy navies (and selected allies) are covered as well. Large format. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and a few colour. 256 pages including index. ISBN: 1861761546. Light browning to dustwrapper and slight fading to spine of dustwrapper.

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AMERICAN FLYING BOATS AND AMPHIBIOUS AIRCRAFT: AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY
Written by E.R. Johnson.
Stock no. 1815081
Published by McFarland & Company, Inc.. 1st 2009. Nearly fine condition.

A comprehensive, heavily illustrated history of the many flying boats and amphibious aircraft designed and built in the United States. Blue pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos and drawings. 376 pages including index. ISBN: 9780786439744.

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THE BATTLE OF THE NARROW SEAS
Written by Peter Scott. Illustrated by Peter Scott.
Stock no. 1815078
Published by Seaforth Publishing. 1st thus 2009. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A History of the Light Coastal Forces in the Channel and North Sea 1939-1945. Large format. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 9781848320352. Bumping to top corners.

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THE RAF AIR SEA RESCUE SERVICE 1918-1986
Written by Jonathan Sutherland; Diane Canwell.
Stock no. 1815048
Published by Pen & Sword Aviation. 1st 2005. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

During World War II the RAF Air Sea Rescue Service were the saviours of over 13000 aircrew. In addition it rescued hundreds of victims from ships that had been struck by mines or sunk by torpedo attack. This book looks at the steady development of the various high-speed boats that were required, the communications between sea, air and land bases, and the requirement to arm the vessels for defence against air and sea attack. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 1844151557.

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SHIPCRAFT SPECIAL: FLOWER CLASS CORVETTES
Written by John Lambert; Les Brown. Illustrated by John Lambert.
Stock no. 1814994
Published by Seaforth. 1st 2008. Fine condition.

The ShipCraft series provides modellers with all they need to know about a famous class of warship and associated model kits. Large format. Glazed boards. B/w & colour illustrations. 128 pages. ISBN: 9781848320017.

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TONKIN GULF YACHT CLUB
Written by Rene J. Francillon.
Stock no. 1814926
Published by Conway Maritime Press. 1st 1988. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Large format. US Carrier Operations off Vietnam. B/w photos. ISBN: 0851774849.

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MODEL YACHT CONSTRUCTION AND SAILING
Written by C.E. Bowden.
Stock no. 1814863
Published by Percival Marshall And Co Ltd.. Circa 1947. Almost very good condition.

The principles of the design, construction and operation of model and small racing craft in the light of modern knowledge of aerodynamics and hydrodynamics. Small format. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos and diagrams. 93 pages. Small square cut from front cover vertical edge approx 1cm squared. Front hinge splitting and therefore binding a little fragile especially at the front of the book. Page browning.

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TRAFALGAR AN EYE WITNESS HISTORY
Written by Tom Pocock. Illustrated by Reginarld Piggott; J.M.W. Turner.
Stock no. 1814846
Published by Folio Society. 2008. Nearly fine condition.

Colour pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. Edited by Pocock. Third printing. Light rubbing to lower edge of boards. Dark green publisher's slipcase in excellent condition.

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MIDGET SUBMARINES OF THE SECOND WORLD WAR
Written by Paul Kemp. Illustrated by David J. Hill.
Stock no. 1814814
Published by Caxton Editions. 1st thus 2003. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A fascinating history of midget submarines, submersibles and human torpedoes in naval warfare in the Second World War. Large format. Pictorial glazed boards. B/w photos. Fold-out plan in pocket to rear pastedown. ISBN: 1840675217. Dustwrapper is unevenly faded.

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TWO YEARS BEFORE THE MAST
Written by Richard Henry Dana. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 1814762
Published by Collins Clear-Type Press. Circa 1907. Good condition.

Red pictorial cloth, gilt title block to spine, black title to front. 304 pages. 8 colour plates. Boards marked and scuffed. Prize plate to front endpaper. A few closed margin tears. Contents are browned and grubby. All plates present.

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