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THE U-BOAT
Written by Eberhard Rossler.
Stock no. 2132098
Published by Arms & Armour Press. 1st 1981. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Large format. The evolution and technical history of German submarines. 384 pages. B/w photos and technical diagrams. ISBN: 0853681155. Possible ex-lib. with some white correction fluid markings to front endpaper, covering over ink stamps. What appears to be damp marking to covers. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased and browned with foxing; some chips and nicks.

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MYSTERY SHIPS (TRAPPING THE "U" BOAT)
Written by Alfred Noyes.
Stock no. 1818383
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1916. Almost very good condition.

Brown cloth boards, black titles. 181 pages. Cloth spine split along front edges and also to lower half of title to spine. Boards a little marked and stained. Front joint split at bottom but still tight. A few marks to contents.

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THE GERMAN SUBMARINE WAR 1914-1918
Written by R.H. Gibson; Maurice Prendergast.
Stock no. 1818374
Published by Constable & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1931. Almost very good condition.

Dark blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and charts & graphs (some folding). xix and 438 pages including index. Boards stained. Spine worn. Text block browned with black mark to lower text block. Front hinge opposite title page cracked. A few grubby marks to contents. Marks to rear endpapers.

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FIND AND DESTROY: ANTISUBMARINE WARFARE IN WORLD WAR I
Written by Dwight R. Messimer.
Stock no. 1818295
Published by Naval Institute Press. 2001. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Examining the weapons, tactics, and organization of all the belligerents during the war, viewing them within the context of political, economic, and military circumstances. Burgundy boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 1557504474. Second printing. Ppictorial dustwrapper is a little grubby.

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WHO KILLED SURCOUF?
Written by George Young.
Stock no. 1818289
Published by George Young. 3rd 1987. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Third Edition. The untold story of the occupation of the Islands of St. Pierre and Miguelon by Free French forces under General de Gaulle at the instigation of Winston Churchill, in defiance of the wishes of Canada and the USA. This was followed by the mysterious loss of the giant French Cruiser/Submarine Surcouf... Blue cardwraps. B/w photos. 103 pages. ISBN: 0920454062. SIGNED by the author with dedication to verso of front endpaper. Matching card dustwrapper slightly faded at spine.

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THE CRISIS OF THE NAVAL WAR
Written by Viscount Jellicoe.
Stock no. 1818285
Published by Cassell & Company Ltd. 1st 1920. Almost very good condition.

The defeat of the enemy's submarine campaign. An outline of the work accomplished by the Navy in combating the unrestricted submarine warfare instituted by the Central Powers in February 1917. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine and gilt crests. B/w plates and 6 charts. Spine browned, boards marked. Name & address in ink to front endpaper. A few foxspots throughout. A couple of incidences of pencil annotation to margins.

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THE MOTOR LAUNCH PATROL
Written by Gordon S. Maxwell. Illustrated by Donald Maxwell.
Stock no. 1818284
Published by J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd.. 1st 1920. Very good condition.

The author deals with not only the operations on the Belgian Coast, but with these boats generally in an entertaining way. Blue cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w plates. Boards marked, gilt to spine faded. Browning to text block and endpapers.

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THE SUBMARINE PIONEERS
Written by Richard Compton-Hall.
Stock no. 1818283
Published by Sutton Publishing. 2001. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A combination of the author's meticulous research along with his own experience as a submariner to provide an illuminating insight into the inventions and motivations of the early submarine pioneers. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and illustrations. x and 182 pages including index. ISBN: 0750921544. Reprint. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed to rear panel.

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THE SUBMARINE PERIL: THE ADMIRALTY POLICY IN 1917
Written by Viscount Jellicoe.
Stock no. 1818281
Published by Cassell & Company Limited. 1st 1934. Very good condition.

Black cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w plates. Boards a little scuffed and worn. Bookplate to front pastedown. Text block browned. Foxing to contents.

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U-BOAT INTELLIGENCE 1914-1918
Written by Robert M. Grant.
Stock no. 1818266
Published by Putnam. 1st 1969. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Beginning with the early stages of the interception of signals, the interrogation of prisoners, and the investigation of wrecks, going on to sketch out the U-boat war as a whole. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and diagrams.192 pages including bibliography. ISBN: 037000034X. Some dampstaining to boards, especially front board. Name & date in ink to front pastedown. Browning to endpapers and text block. Yellow pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn and dampstained.

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THE BRITISH SUBMARINE
Written by F.W. Lipscomb.
Stock no. 1818264
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 1954. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A comprehensive and authoritative book on the British Submarine and its place in the Royal Navy. Blue cloth boards, blue title to spine. B/w photos. Reprinted with corrections. Name & date in ink to front pastedown. Text block browned. Foxing to prelims and rear endpapers. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn and torn with a few chips and loss to top of spine.

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STRIKE FROM BENEATH THE SEA
Written by Terry C. Treadwell.
Stock no. 1318395
Published by Tempus. 1st 1999. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A history of aircraft-carrying submarines. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. 191 pages. ISBN: 0752417045. Spine bumped. Contents fine. Dustwrapper is just a little edge creased.

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