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THE ILLUSTRATED COMPANION TO NELSON'S NAVY
Written by Nicholas Blake; Richard Lawrence.
Stock no. 1821236
Published by Chatham Publishing. 2000. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Describing every aspect of the navy and bringing to life the shipboard world of the seaman. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w and blue/white illustrations. Colour illustrated double spread title page. 207 pages includes index. ISBN: 1861760906. Reprint. Price-cut dustwrapper spine is lightly faded.

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BIRTH OF THE BATTLESHIP: BRITISH CAPITAL SHIP DESIGN 1870-1881
Written by John Beeler.
Stock no. 1819392
Published by Chatham Publishing. 1st 2001. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

An insight into the difficulties faced by warship designers in an age of rapid technological change, and sets out the valid strategic and technical reasons that lay behind such seemingly 'reactionary' policies as the fitting of sails in cruising ironclads, and the Navy's retention of muzzle-loading guns well into the 1880s. Large format. Red boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and diagrams. ISBN: 1861761678. Previous owner's name label to front pastedown. Small stain to top of text block. Uneven browning to pictorial dustwrapper.

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NAVIES AND THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION 1775-1783
Written by Robert Gardiner.
Stock no. 1819325
Published by Chatham Publishing. 1st 1996. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Chatham Pictorial Histories series. The crucial contribution of seapower to the struggle for American independence forms the theme for this volume. Large format. Turquoise cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations throughout. ISBN: 1861760175. Previous owner's small name label to front pastedown. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly faded to spine.

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THE ENEMY AT TRAFALGAR
Written by Edward Fraser.
Stock no. 1818455
Published by Chatham Publishing. 1st 2004. Nearly fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Eye-Witness' Narratives, Dispatches and Letters from the French and Spanish Fleets. Brown boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 1861762291. Neat inscription in pencil to front endpaper.

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THE CHINESE STEAM NAVY 1862-1945
Written by Richard N.J. Wright.
Stock no. 1817872
Published by Chatham Publishing. 1st 2000. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The extraordinary story of the transformation of a navy from one of armed junks to one exploiting the latest steam and steel technology. Grey boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 1861761449. Some light creasing to top of dustwrapper spine.

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U-BOATS IN THE MEDITERRANEAN 1941-1944
Written by Lawrence Paterson.
Stock no. 1815533
Published by Chatham Publishing. 1st 2007. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

A unique account of a unique campaign, shedding new light on a neglected aspect of the U-boat war. B/w photos. ISBN: 9781861762900.

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WARSHIPS OF THE GREAT LAKES 1754-1834
Written by Robert Malcomson.
Stock no. 1813135
Published by Chatham Publishing. 1st 2001. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A full-scale study of a fascinating era of the Nelsonian era. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. 160 pages including index. ISBN: 1861761155.

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NAVAL SHIPBUILDERS OF THE WORLD
Written by Robert J. Winklareth.
Stock no. 2114731
Published by Chatham Publishing. 1st 2000. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

From the Age of Sail to the Present Day. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 186176121X.

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NAVAL AVIATION IN THE FIRST WORLD WAR
Written by R.D. Layman.
Stock no. 2108872
Published by Chatham Publishing. 1st 1996. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Its Impact and Influence. B/w photos. ISBN: 1861760078. Light wear to cover edges. Labels to front endpaper. Browning to pages. Wrapper is a little edge-creased.

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