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DARK SKY, DEEP WATER - First Hand Reflections on the Anti-U-boat War in Europe in WWII. Norman Franks, Grub Street, 1999. 1st Paperback Edition. ISBN: 1902304373. 218 pages, 455g. Card covers FINE. Illustrated with period b/w photographs. In this book, the author presents his research findings on some of the more interesting aspects of this aircraft versus submarine conflict.
£4.00
£2.95

Day Skipper - Including pilotage and navigation. Langley-Price, Pat & Philip Ouvry, Adlard Coles Nautical, 1998. 2nd Edition Revised Reprint. ISBN: 0713645520. 197 pages. 720g. Pictorial laminated boards. Near MINT. An introduction to pilotage, navigation and general boatwork for anyone intending to make coastal passages in a small boat. Fully illustrated in b/w with charts to endpapers and with folded practice chart of Poole Harbour and approaches,which comes with the book, loosely inserted.
£5.00
£3.20

Death of the Scharnhorst (Cassell Military Paperbacks). John Winton, Cassell, 2000. 1st Paperback Edition. ISBN: 0304355208. 182 pages, 210g. Soft card covers FINE. Illustrated with b/w photographs and drawings.
£3.00
£2.95

Defiance at Sea - Stories of Drqamatic Naval Warefare.. Guttman, Jon., Arms and Armour Press, 1995. 1st Edition. ISBN: . 190 pages, 535g. Marron cloth boards with a little age toning to page edges, Near FINE, in a Near FINE d/w. Illustrated with b/w photographs.
£4.00
£2.95

Destroyers. Preston, Anthony , Bison Group, 1982. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0861240650. 64 pages. 500g. Blue cloth boards FINE in a FINE d/w. Illustrated with colour and b/w photographs.
£4.00
£2.95

Destroyers, Frigates and Corvettes - 300 of the Worlds Greatest Destroyers and Escorts.. Robert Jackson, Grange Books Ltd, 2002. Reprint. ISBN: 1840133171. 320 pages, 580g. Dumpy Pictorial laminated boards (12mo) MINT in a MINT d/w. Illustrated wtih coloured brawings throughout.
£3.50
£2.95

Dinosaur Down Below! The Adventures of a Foreign-Going Paddle-Boat Man . Muir, Ian W., Peveril Publications, 1980. 1st Edition. ISBN: . 84 pages, 150g. Stapled soft card covers (8vo) FINE. Illustrated with b/w photographs and drawings.
£3.50
£2.00

Directory of the World's CAPITAL SHIPS. Silverstone, Paul H, Ian Allan Ltd, 1984. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0711012229. 496 pages. 1.35Kg. Black cloth boards FINE in a Very Good d/w with a repaired tear to top of spine, in clear removable wrap. Covers over 1,000 vessels of 500 classes from 20 countries, and illustrated with over 600 b/w photographs.
£18.00
£3.50

The Discovery of the Bismarck - Germany's Greatest Battleship Surrenders Her Secrets. Robert D. Ballard; Rick Archbold, Guild Publishing , 1990. Book Club. ISBN: 9780446513869. 232 pages, 1.23kg. Blue cloth boards FINE in a FINE d/w. Illustrated with colour and b/w photographs and drawings, including fold-out.
£4.00
£3.20

The Discovery of the Titanic. Ballard, Robert. D., Book Club Associates, 1987. Book Club. ISBN: . 230 pages. 1.04Kg. Blue cloth boards Near MINT in a FINE d/w. Illustrated with colour and b/w photographs, paintings and a 25 inch foldout.
£6.00
£3.50

Docks and Ports 2 - London. Clegg, Paul W., Ian Allan, 1987. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0711016739. 96 pages. 405g. Pictorial laminated Boards MINT. Fully illustrated with b/w photographs. A pictorial history of the port of London.
£8.00
£2.95

Donitz and the Wolf Packs. Edwards. Bernard., Brockhampton Press, 1999. . ISBN: 1860199275. 240 pages. 590g. 8vo. The story of the U-boat and what became known as the Battle of the Atlantic. Illustrated with b/w plates. Pictorial laminated boards. FINE in FINE price-clipped d/w.
£4.00
£2.95

Dungeness Lighthouse - 3rd Edition. Carpenter, Edward, Published by the author, 2000. 3rd Edition. ISBN: . 20 pages, 35g. Pamphlet, Stapled paper covers FINE. Illustrated with b/w photographs and drawings.
£5.00
£2.00

Dusty Warriors Modern Soldiers at War. Richard Holmes, HarperPerennial, 2007. 1st Paperback Edition. ISBN: 9780007212859. 385 pages, 360g. soft card covers FINE. Illustrated with colour and b/w photographs. describes what it is like when your day job includes grenades, bayonets and night operations. A sometimes terrifying picture of real life in the modern army.
£3.00
£2.95

Early Solent Steamers - A History of Local Steam Navigation. F.T O'Brien, David & Charles, 1973. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0715356542. 248 pages, 480g. Brown cloth boards FINE in a Very Good price-clipped d/w with sunned spine. Illustrated with b/w photographs.
£5.00
£2.95

Echoes of Old Clyde Paddle-Wheelers. McQueen, Andrew, Gowans and Gray Ltd, 1924. 1st Edition. ISBN: . 196 pages, 335g. Blue cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine, and foxing to pages edges and sporadic throughout, with virtical crease to first two pages,Near Very Good with tight binding. Illustrated with colour plates and fold-out.
£6.00
£2.95

Encyclopedia of Sunken Treasure. Wright. John, Michael O'Mara Books, 1995. First edition. ISBN: 1854799088. 248 pages. 590g. 8vo. Covers every important treasure ship lost , and sometimes found, from the 16th century onwards. Illustrated in b/w plus 8 pages. of colour. Grey cloth boards slightly `bumped' on corners, and with slight darkening to internal pages o/w FINE in a Near FINE slightly edge-rubbed d/w.
£5.00
£2.95

The English Channel. Calder, Nigel, Chatto & Windus, 1986. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0701130539. 373 pages. 700g. Brown cloth boards with previous owners name to front end paper and browning to page edges, Very Good in a Very Good lightly edge-rubbed d/w. Illustrated with b/w plates and maps. The archaeology of 3,000 years of cross channel voyaging.
£5.00
£3.20

Enigma U-boats : Breaking The Code. Showell, Jak P Mallmann, Ian Allan LTD, 2002. Reprint. ISBN: 0711027641. 192 pages. 950g. Red cloth boards Near MINT in a Near MINT d/w. Illustrated with b/w photographs. The true story of the breaking of the German Naval code during World War Two, and its impact on the German U-Boat operations.
£9.00
£3.50

European Ferry Scene No.19 - Winter 1993/4.. John Hendy (Editor), Ferry Publications Ltd., 1994. 1st Edition. ISBN: . 56 pages, 125g. Stapled soft card covers (16mo) FINE. Illustrated with b/w photographs.
£3.00
£2.00

European Ferry Scene No.22 - Autumn 1994.. John Hendy (Editor), Ferry Publications Ltd., 1994. 1st Edition. ISBN: . 56 pages, 125g. Stapled soft card covers (16mo) FINE. Illustrated with b/w photographs.
£3.00
£2.00

European Ferry Scene No.25 - Summer 1995.. John Hendy (Editor), Ferry Publications Ltd., 1995. 1st Edition. ISBN: . 56 pages, 125g. Stapled soft card covers (16mo) FINE. Illustrated with b/w photographs.
£3.00
£2.00

European Ferry Scene No.26 - Autumn 1995.. John Hendy (Editor), Ferry Publications Ltd., 1995. 1st Edition. ISBN: . 56 pages, 125g. Stapled soft card covers (16mo) FINE. Illustrated with b/w photographs.
£3.00
£2.00

European Ferry Scene No.28 - Spring 1996.. John Hendy (Editor), Ferry Publications Ltd., 1996. 1st Edition. ISBN: . 56 pages, 125g. Stapled soft card covers (16mo) FINE. Illustrated with b/w photographs.
£3.00
£2.00

Explorations - My Quest for Adventure and Discovery Under the Sea. Ballard. Robert D. with McConnell, Malcolm., Hyperion Books, 1995. First edition. ISBN: 0786860421. 407 pages. 950g. 8vo. The discoverer of the remains of the `Titanic' tells the story of his career in underwater exploration. Illustrated with colour plates and b/w photographs. Blue paper covered boards with blue cloth spine, with a few marks on spine o/w FINE In Near FINE d/w
£5.00
£3.50

Famous Liners and Their Stories . Cary, Alan., Sampson Low, . 1st Edition. ISBN: . 142 pages, 490g. Brown cloth boards with white lettering, Near FINE with internally some slight age toning to pages. NO D/W. Illustrated with b/w photographs.
£5.00
£2.95

Famous Paddle Steamers. Hambleton, F. C., Percival Marshall & Co., 1948. 1st Edition. ISBN: . 96 pages, 265g. Red cloth boards with rear hinge cracked but firm, age toning to pages and R.H edge of fold out frayed. Very Good. Illustrated with many line drawings.
£3.00
£2.00

Fatal Call of the Running Tide - Lifeboat Rescues and Sea Dramas. Barry Cockcroft, Hodder & Stoughton , 1995. 1st Edition. ISBN: 034063524X. 198 pages, 465g. Blue cloth boards a little faded to edges and slight age toning to pages, Near FINE in a Near FINE d/w. Illustrated with colour & b/w photographs. From the Scottish stations of Lochinvar and Peterhead, past Captain Cook's port at Whitby, the Tart family of Dungeness, to Devon and Cornwall and onto the dramas of Ballycotton, County Cork and Galway Bay, this is a complex portrait of communities dependent on the sea.
£3.00
£2.95

Ferries 2005 - British Isles and Northern Europe.. Nick Widdows, Ferry Publications (wales), 2005. 1st Edition. ISBN: 1871947804. 224 pages, 575g. Pictorial laminated boards MINT. Illustrated with colour photographs.
£4.00
£2.95

Ferries of Portsmouth and the Solent. Cowsill, Miles, Ferry Publications (wales), 1995. 1st Edition. ISBN: 1871947286. 128 pages, 280g. Soft card covers a little rubbed and creased, Very Good with the contents tight and clean. Illustrated with colour and b/w photographs. A look at the various types of ferry to be seen crossing this famous stretch of water.
£4.00
£2.95

Ferries of Scotland. , Ferry Publications, . . ISBN: 095130934X. 64 pages. 150g. Soft stapled card covers, FINE. Illustrated in b/w photographs and centre pages in colour.
£3.50
£1.60

Ferries of Scotland Volume 2. Hendy, John, Ferry Publications, 1998. 2nd Edition. ISBN: 9781871947489. 72 pages. 165g. Soft card covers Near MINT. Illustrated with colour and b/w photographs. An enlarged and updated edition complete with all new photographs of the Scottish Ferry scene.
£4.00
£1.60

Fighting Sail : Three Hundred Years of Warfare at Sea. Warner, Oliver, Book Club Assiciates, 1979. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0304300039. 192 pages. 1.05Kg. Blue cloth boards Very Good in a Very Good d/w a little worn to top corners. Illustrated with colour and b/w photographs and drawings. Covers the beginnings of sail in the 15th century until the coming of steam in the early 19th century.
£7.00
£3.50

The First Great Ocean Liners in Photographs: 193 Views, 1897-1927. William H. Miller Jr, Dover Publications, 1984. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0486245748. 147 pages, 610g. Soft card covers a little rubbed to edges, Very Good. Illustrated with period b/w photographs. Recalls the glorious early years of elegant transatlantic travel. Over 190 historic photographs depict exterior and interior views of 101 great ocean liners, including the Virginian, Imperator, Vaterland, Bismarck, Lusitania, Mauretania, Balmoral Castle, Titanic, Olympic, Aquitania, and dozens more.
£4.00
£2.95

Four Weeks in May: A Captain's Story of War at Sea. David Hart Dyke, Atlantic Books, 2008. 1st Paperback Edition. ISBN: 9781843545910. 272 pages, 310g. Soft card covers FINE. Illustrated with b/w and colour photographs.
£4.00
£2.95

Foxton Locks and Inclined Plane - A Detailed History.. Foxton Inclined Plain Trust, Foxton Inclined Plane Trust, 1990. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0850221919. 48 pages, 110g. Stapled card covers FINE. Illustrated with period b/w photographs and drawings.
£3.00
£2.00

German Naval Codebreakers. Showell, Jak P Mallmann-Showell., Us Naval Institute Press, 2003. 1st Edition. ISBN: 159114308X. 160 pages. 770g. Red cloth boards MINT in a MINT d/w. Illustrated with b/w photographs and map. Less well known than the British code breakers of Bletchley, this is the story of the German Naval code breakers of W.W.II.
£10.00
£3.20

The German Navy, 1939-1945. Bekker, Cajus, Chancellor Press, 1997. Reprint. ISBN: 1851525912. 192 pages. 870g. 4to. A detailed wartime history of the German Navy which includes the build up of the German fleet during the 1920s and 30s. Fully illustrated with b/w photographs. Pictorial laminated boards. Near MINT in a FINE d/w
£6.00
£3.20

Glory Days - British Ferries. David L Williams, Ian Allan Ltd, 2003. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0711028915. 96 pages, 500g. Pictorial laminated boards Near MINT. Illustrated with colour and b/w photographs.
£4.00
£2.95

Glory Days - Paddle Steamers. Williams, David L., Ian Allan LTD, 2002. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0711027722. 96p. Pictorial laminated boards MINT. Fully illustrated with colour and b/w photographs. Records the history over the past 100 years
£10.00
£2.95

Glory Days - Transatlantic Liners . Williams, David L, Ian Allan Ltd, 2000. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0711027196. 112 pages. 520g. Oblong format Pictorial laminated Boards MINT. Illustrated in colour and b/w. A pictorial history of the Liners on the transatlantic crossing from the 1920's to the end of the 1960's.
£14.00
£2.95

The Golden Years of the Clyde Steamers, 1889-1914. Paterson, Alan J S, John Donald Publishers Ltd, 2001. Reprint. ISBN: 0859765512. 296 pages. 570g. Pictorial card covers with a light crease to bottom front edge. FINE. Illustrated with b/w photographs. This book covers the most lively period of Clyde Steamers, with detailed descriptions of rival fleets, which include some of the most famous and beautiful ships of their kind ever built.
£8.00
£2.95

The Golden Years Of The Clyde Steamers. [ 1889 - 1914 ].. Alan J.S Paterson, David & Charles, 1979. Reprint. ISBN: 0715342908. 296 pages. 740g. Brown cloth boards FINE in near FINE d/w with slight sunning to spine. The story of the railways invasion of the coast services, inaugurating an era of flamboyant competition, and of their fleets. Illustrated with 37 b/w photographs plus drawings.
£6.00
£3.20

The Gougeon Brothers on Boat Construction: Wood and West System Materials. Meade Gougeon, Gougeon Brothers, 1982. 3rd Edition. ISBN: 9780878121663. 316 pages, 1.36kg. Brown cloth boards a little marked and rubbed to edges, and internally previous onwers company name on free end-paper. Near FINE. No d/w. Illustrated with explanatory b/w photographs and drawings.
£5.00
£3.20

The Great Age of Steam on Windermere. George H Pattinson, The Windermere Nautical Trust, 1981. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0907796001. 100 pages. 560g. Blue cloth boards MINT in a V.G d/w with crease to rear top edge. Illustrated with 80 b/w photographs and drawings. The book includes pictures that have not been previously published.
£6.00
£2.95

GREAT BATTLES OF THE ROYAL NAVY - As Commemorated in the Gunroom, Britannia Royal Naval College, Dartmouth. Grove, Eric. (Editor)., Arms and Armour Press, 1994. 1st Edition. ISBN: 1854091840. 256 pages. 850g. Maroon cloth boards FINE in a Near FINE d/w. Illustrated with colour and b/w paintings and drawings and photographs.
£5.00
£3.20

The Great Britain. K.T Rowland, David & Charles, 1971. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0715351605. 132 pages, 420g. Blue cloth boards FINE in a Very Good lightly rubbed d/w. Illustrated with b/w photographs.
£4.00
£2.95

Great Classic Sailing Ships. Giggal, Kenneth, Chancellor Press, 1996. Reprint. ISBN: 1851525696. 128 pages. 1.1Kg. Oblong format pictorial laminated boards FINE with small mark to top corner of free front end paper, in a Near FINE edge-creased d/w. Beautifully illustrated with many full page painting by Cornelis de Vries.
£9.00
£3.50

Great Cruise Ships and Ocean Liners From 1954 to 1986: a Photographic Survey. Jr. Miller William H., Dover Publications, 1988. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0486255409. 118 pages, 490g. Soft card covers a little rubbed to all edges, Very Good. Illustrated with period b/w photographs. Fascinating pictorial record of the last of the great ocean liners and rise of luxurious cruise ships. Interior, exterior views of Song of Norway, Rotterdam, Oceanic, Liberte, Queen Elizabeth, QE2, Queen Mary and scores of others.
£4.00
£2.95

Great Passenger Ships of the World - Volume 2, 1913-1923.. Kludas, Arnold, Patrick Stephens Limited, 1986. First UK edition. ISBN: 0850592429. 240 pages, 800g. Black cloth boards with a small white label to fore-edge of front end-paper, FINE in a Very Good edge rubbed d/w with a repaired tear to top front edge. Illustrated with contemporary b/w photographs. The second of six volumes with this volume detailing all vessels over 10,000 gross tons built during the period covered. First published in German under the title 'Die Grossen Passagierschiffe der Welt'.
£10.00
£3.20
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