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A tribute to the ships, aircraft, men and women of the U.S. Navy as seen through the lenses of the people who know them best, the navy's own photographers. Large oblong format. Pictorial glazed boards. Colour photos throughout. ISBN: 9780785826514. Dustwrapper lightly edge-creased.
THE MARITIME PAINTINGS OF MONTAGUE DAWSON
Written by Ron Ranson. Illustrated by Montague Dawson.
Stock no. 2133488
Published by David & Charles. 1st 1993. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Large oblong format. Packed with superb colour and b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0715300458. A few marks to wrapper.
CHINA TEA CLIPPERS
Written by George F. Campbell. Illustrated by George F. Campbell.
Stock no. 2133463
Published by International Marine Publishing. 1990. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
An invaluable book for ship modellers as well as the general reader with an interest in the sea. Large format. B/w illustrations and diagrams. White & beige marbled cloth boards with gilt title to spine. B/w drawings. ISBN: 0877422532. Page browning.
The stories of both the great shipping companies and their ships through the artwork that was used to promote them in their heday. Reproductions of more than 200 of such posters. Large format. Matt pictorial boards. Colour illustrations throughout. ISBN: 9782850882678. Top corners bumped. Light scuffing to dustwrapper.
SHIP MODELS: THEIR PURPOSE AND DEVELOPMENT FROM 1650 TO THE PRESENT
Written by Brian Lavery; Simon Stephens.
Stock no. 1820041
Published by Zwemmer. 1st 1995. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
The National Maritime Museum at Greenwich houses one of the most celebrated collections of ship models in the world and its riches are presented here, from the magnificent Navy Board models of Samuel Pepy's day through replicas of frigates, steamships, clippers, battleships, cargo and passenger ships, to aircraft carriers and submarines. Large format. Brown cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w & colour photos. ISBN: 0302006540. White pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.
xiv and 470 pages including index. History of the Great War based on official documents by direction of the historical section of the committee of imperial defence. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. One volume is text, the other volume contains folding maps (46) in publisher's map box. Boards badly marked. Spines nice and bright. Text block browned. Previous owner's name label to front pastedown. A few scattered foxspots. All maps present in map box which is fraying to base of spine.
This volume embraces the period 1888-1928, forty hard years for the Wndjammer. Blue boards, gilt title to spine, blind title to front board. Numerous b/w photos. Some fold-out plans. ISBN: 0851741142. A few light marks to lower edge of boards. Text block browned, vertical edge is marked. Lengthy gift inscription in ink to verso of front endpaper. Pictorial dustwrapper is covered with clear laminate which has aged (yellowed) and is a little grubby.
Blue boards, gilt title to spine, blind title to front board. Numerous b/w photos. Some fold-out plans. ISBN: 0851741134. Reprint. Lower edge of board lightly rubbed. Text block browned, spotted to top edge. Small brown spot to top margin of prelims. Pictorial dustwrapper is covered with stick-back laminate which has yellowed and is a little grubby.
Very large format. White cloth spine, plain white cardwraps with title to front. Maritime paintings. Introduced by Oliver Warner. Covers browned and a little grubby. Page edge browning to introduction to plates, plate margins browned, some heavily.
PROFILE WARSHIP 11: HMS ILLUSTRIOUS/AIRCRAFT CARRIER 1939-1956 OPERATIONAL HISTORY
Written by David Brown.
Stock no. 1819944
Published by Profile Publications. 1st 1971. Slightly better than very good condition.
Pictorial cardwraps. Staple binding. B/w photos. Colour centre-spread. Covers lightly browned, price label to front cover. Text block browned with a few minor foxspots.
PROFILE WARSHIP 33: GERMAN BATTLECRUISERS SCHARNHORST AND GNEISENAU
Written by Paul Schmalenbach.
Stock no. 1819941
Published by Profile Publications. 1st 1973. Slightly better than very good condition.
Pictorial cardwraps. Staple binding. B/w photos. Fold-out colour centre-spread. Light browning to spine edge of covers. Old price label to front cover. Couple of small damp stains to lower front cover. Small mark to margin of first page. Contents otherwise fine.
Pictorial cardwraps. Staple binding. B/w photos. Fold-out colour centre-spread. Covers a little scuffed/grubby. Text block browned. Small top corner crease throughout.