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ROYAL NAVY SUBMARINE 1945 TO 1973 (A-CLASS - HMS ALLIANCE)
Written by Peter Goodwin.
Stock no. 1822819
Published by Haynes. 1st 2015. Nearly fine condition.

Owners' Workshop Manual. An insight into the design, construction, operation and restoration of a Cold War diesel-electric submarine. Large format. Blue pictorial boards. Colour & b/w photos. ISBN: 9780857337702.

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STEAM, STEEL & SHELLFIRE: THE STEAM WARSHIP 1815-1905
Written by Robert Gardiner; Andrew Lambert; et al.
Stock no. 1822252
Published by Conway Maritime Press. 1st 1992. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Conway's history of the Ship Series. Large format. B/w photos. 192 pages. ISBN: 0851775640. Base of spine bumped from shelf wear. Contents fine. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-worn.

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HITLER'S U-BOAT WAR: THE HUNTED 1942-1945
Written by Clay Blair.
Stock no. 2132900
Published by Weidenfeld and Nicolson. 1st 1999. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The concluding volume in the set, covering 1942 to 1945 when the fortunes of the German navy were completely reversed, and it suffered perhaps the most devastating defeat of any of the German forces. Dark boards with silver title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0297840770. Previous owners small white name label stuck to front pastedown.

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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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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 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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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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DONITZ: THE LAST FUHRER
Written by Peter Padfield.
Stock no. 1818243
Published by Harper & Row. 1st USA 1984. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Biography of one of the major commanders of World War Two, and the man who succeeded Hitler as last leader of the Third Reich. Red cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0060152648. Text block lightly browned. Red pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-worn.

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A SUBMARINERS' WAR THE INDIAN OCEAN 1939-45
Written by Michael Wilson.
Stock no. 2124153
Published by Tempus Publishing Ltd. 1st 2000. Slightly better than very good condition.

Card wraps. B/w photos. The author, who is an ex-submarine officer, presents an authoritative account of the Second World War operations using archive material from all the countries that were involved. ISBN: 0752420135.

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THE USS FLIER
Written by Michael Sturma.
Stock no. 1609568
Published by University Press of Kentucky. 1st 2008. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Death and survival on a World War II submarine. 209 pages. B/w photos. ISBN: 9780813124810.

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BRITAIN'S CLANDESTINE SUBMARINES 1914-1915
Written by Gaddis Smith.
Stock no. 1814221
Published by Archon Books. 1st thus 1975. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Tracing a significant episode of the early months of World War I. Dark blue boards, gilt title to spine. A few b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0208015043. Vertical edge of rear board and dustwrapper panel bumped. Endpapers grubby. Slight musty odour present. Blue dustwrapper is edge-rubbed with slight chipping, browned and grubby.

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