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THE BLACK BATTLEFLEET
Written by G.A. Ballard.
Stock no. 1819502
Published by Naval Institute Press. 1st thus 1980. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Foreword by Admiral of the Fleet the Earl Mountbatten of Burma. The text of this book originally appeared in The Mariner's Mirror, the journal of the Society for Cautical Research. Large format. B/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 0870219243. Previous owner's small name label to front pastedown. Text block lightly browned. Pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine and a little scuffed.

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THE SAILOR'S HOMER: THE LIFE AND TIMES OF RICHARD MCKENNA
Written by Dennis L. Noble.
Stock no. 1818947
Published by Naval Institute Press. 1st 2015. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Richard McKenna was a sailor for twenty-two years, from the late 1930s to the end of the Korean War. McKenna eventually became a writer. Blue cloth spine with silver title. Blue paper boards. B/w photos. ISBN: 9781612518954.

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BLACKBURN AIRCRAFT SINCE 1909
Written by A.J. Jackson.
Stock no. 1818734
Published by Naval Institute Press. 1st USA 1989. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

American Edition. The absorbing story of a great Yorkshire enterprise, beginning in 1908 when young Robert Blackburn, inspired by the exploits of famous French aviators, designed his first aeroplane in Paris. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and diagrams. ISBN: 0870210246. Top edge slightly browned.

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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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SUPERMARINE AIRCRAFT SINCE 1914
Written by C.F. Andrews; E.B. Morgan.
Stock no. 2131591
Published by Naval Institute Press. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

USA edition. The story of one of the great names in aviation. B/w photos. 399 pages. ISBN: 0870216147. Wrapper is faded to spine.

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THE CHIEFS OF NAVAL OPERATIONS
Written by Robert William Love.
Stock no. 2131459
Published by Naval Institute Press. Circa 1980. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth with gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0870211153. SIGNED by Publisher, with a dedication to a previous owner on title page. Bumping to corners; small chip to cloth; small fray along bottom edge of front cover. Wrapper is edge-creased with 1" closed tear to top of spine.

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FROM THE RIVERS TO THE SEA
Written by R.L. Schreadley.
Stock no. 1609892
Published by Naval Institute Press. 1992. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The US Navy in Vietnam. 418 pages. B/w photos. ISBN: 0870217720. Dent to top edge of front board. Wrapper is edge rubbed, with some fading to spine.

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THE U.S. NAVY AGAINST THE AXIS: SURFACE COMBAT 1941-1945
Written by Vincent P. O'Hara.
Stock no. 1815163
Published by Naval Institute Press. Circa 2007. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Naval historian Vincent O'Hara recounts the dramatic story of the U.S. Navy's surface fleet in World War II, especially its ship-to-ship combat. Mustard paper spine with gilt title, brown paper boards. xvi and 364 pages including index. ISBN: 9781591146506. Second printing. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.

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FIGHTING FOR MACARTHUR: THE NAVY AND MARINE CORPS DESPERATE DEFENSE OF THE PHILIPPINES
Written by John Gordon.
Stock no. 1814889
Published by Naval Institute Press. 1st 2011. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Filled with original details about the early fighting in the Philippines during World War II. Black paper spine with silver title, light blue paper boards. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 9781612510576. Light scuffing to dustwrapper.

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VICTORY IN DEFEAT THE WAKE ISLAND DEFENDERS IN CAPTIVITY 1941-1945
Written by Gregory J.W. Urwin.
Stock no. 2123292
Published by Naval Institute Press. Circa 2010. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Brown spine, blue boards. B/w illustrations and photos. ISBN: 9781591148999. 2nd impression.

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THE BOMB VESSEL GRANADO 1742
Written by Peter Goodwin.
Stock no. 2122874
Published by Naval Institute Press. 1st USA 1989. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Slightly oblong format. Anatomy of the Ship Series. Contains superbly executed line drawings - the conventional 3-view type of plan as well as explanatory perspective views with fully descriptive keys. ISBN: 0870211781. Light bumping to corners. Contents are excellent. Some fading to wrapper spine.

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RELUCTANT ALLIES
Written by Hans-Joachim Krug; et al.
Stock no. 1607985
Published by Naval Institute Press. 2001. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

German-Japanese Naval Relations in World War II. ISBN: 1557504652.

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