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The Four Ark Royals

By: Apps, Michael

Price: $16.50

Publisher: London, Kimber: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15450


Some erasure of previous owner's ink stamp on front free end paper, remainder mark bottom page edges, dust jacket shows edge wear, small spot on FFEP ; A bright, solid book, DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. ; B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 256 pages; "in all there have been four Ark Royals, three of them aircraft carriers. The first Ark Royal was a 16th century galleon, the flagship of the Lord High Admiral of England, Lord Howard of Ef... View more info

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The Fighting Ship of the Royal Navy, 897-1984

By: Archibald, E.H.H. & Ray Woodward

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Military Press: 1987

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 17182


Blue cloth boards show some shelfwear, DJ has some soiling and discoloration, tears and chipping with 1" piece missing from top of spine. Price-clipped, FFEP has glue marks where a previous owner's book plate was removed. ; A tight solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; B&W and Colour Illustrations; 17.10 X 14 X 2 inches; 416 pages; A very complete illustrated history of the British Navy, from the early wooden vessels of the 9th century, up to the mode... View more info

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Graveyards of the Pacific From Pearl Harbour to Bikini Atoll

By: Ballard, Robert D.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Washington, DC, National Geographic: 2001

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 17183


Only slight wear to book and DJ ; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. ; B&W and Colour Photographs; 17.10 X 14 X 2 inches; 256 pages; Robert D. Ballard's exploration of World War II naval battle sites, and a visit to Bikini Atoll, where several atomic bomb tests were conducted after the war. "Published in the 60th anniversary year of the infamous bombing of Pearl Harbor, Graveyards of the Pacific is Dr. Robert Ballard's compelling survey of the maj... View more info

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Naval Warfare 1914-1918 From Coronel To The Atlantic And Zeebrugge

By: Benbow, Tim

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Amber Books: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14857


Light edge wear ; A bright, solid book, DJ in Mylar. B&W, colour illustrations and maps throughout. ; The History of World War I; 1 x 9.8 x 7.8 Inches; 224 pages View more info

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The Destruction of the Bismarck

By: Bercuson, David & Holger H. Herwig

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, The Overlook Press: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18727


DJ shows very light shelf wear, with 1/4" tear on back top of DJ, light soiling back panel of DJ. ; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. ; 9.35 X 6.39 X 1.39 inches; 385 pages; "Noted historians Bercuson and Herwig have uncovered much new information on the Bismarck, including a close examination of the wreck itself, discovered on the ocean floor only in 1989. In addition, hitherto closed British and United States diplomatic files have been open... View more info

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The Dark Broad Seas Memoirs of a Sailor

By: Brock, Jeffry V.

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland and Stewart: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 15008


Signed by Author; Dust jacket shows edge wear, 1 inch tear top DJ spine and fore edge, tiny nick top book spine. Light foxing of page edges. ; Signed by author on title page. A tight solid book. DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. ; With Many Voices Vol I; 274 pages; Brock commanded escort groups on the Atlantic during WWII and during the Korean conflict he commanded the Canadian Naval forces who served there. This first volume of his memoir covers the period from ... View more info

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The Thunder and the Sunshine Memoirs of a Sailor

By: Brock, Jeffry V.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland and Stewart: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15009


DJ shows some edge wear and short tears, dj spine lightly faded ; A bright, solid book, DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. ; With Many Voices Vol II; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 384 pages; In the second book of Brock's memoir, he deals with his peacetime career, culminating as Rear Admiral and Vice Chief of Naval Staff. Because of his opposition to the planned unification of Canada's armed forces, he was forced into retirement. View more info

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Unlucky Lady The Life and Death of HMCS Athabaskan

By: Burrow, Len & Emile Beaudoin

Price: $32.50

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland & Stewart: 1987

Edition: First Edition; Second Printing

Seller ID: 16172


Only light wear to dust jacket and book. ; DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. A bright, solid book.; B&W Photographs, Maps; Oblong 8vo 8" to 9" tall; 198 pages; This book is a memorial to to a ship and the men who served on her. Author Len Burrow's brother 'was reported missing, presumed dead while serving aboard the Athabaskan on her final patrol' and author Emile Beaudoin 'was with the ship on her final patrol, surviving to spend the remainder of the ... View more info

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Unlucky Lady The Life and Death of HMCS Athabaskan

By: Burrow, Len & Emile Beaudoin

Price: $32.50

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland & Stewart: 1987

Edition: First Edition; Second Printing

Seller ID: 17957


Only light wear to dust jacket and book. ; DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. A bright, solid book.; B&W Photographs, Maps; Oblong 8vo 8" to 9" tall; 198 pages; This book is a memorial to to a ship and the men who served on her. Author Len Burrow's brother 'was reported missing, presumed dead while serving aboard the Athabaskan on her final patrol' and author Emile Beaudoin 'was with the ship on her final patrol, surviving to spend the remainder of the ... View more info

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For Those in Peril Comprehensive Listing of the Ships and Men of the Royal Australian Navy Who Have Paid the Supreme Sacrifice in the Wars of the Twentieth Century

By: Cassells, Vic

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Kenthurst NSW, Australia, Kangaroo Press Pty.Ltd: 1995

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 17955


Card covers show light shelf wear, small corner bumps. ; A bright, solid book, card covers are clean. ; B&W photographs; 8.86 X 5.91 X 0.51 inches; 192 pages; "As wellas being the first complete reference book of its kind this book describes vividly the action in which the ships of the RAN (Royal Australian Navy) were involved, not only the ships that died, but also the ones that got away. There is a full description of each ship, her casualties, battle honours and ... View more info

Battleships and Carriers

By: Crawford, Steve

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Etobicoke, ON, Prospero Books: 1999

Seller ID: 14268


Only slight wear, small spot apge fore edges.; A bright, solid book, DJ in Mylar ; Color Illustrations; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 320 pages View more info

Heart of Oak A Pictorial History of the Royal Canadian Navy

By: Foster, J. A.

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Toronto, Methuen: 1985

Edition: First Edition; Second Printing

Seller ID: 14768


Price clipped DJ shows light edge wear and discoloration. ; A bright, solid book ; B&W Photographs; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 140 pages View more info

The Flying Navy

By: Gardner, Richard E.

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Surrey, England, Almark Publishing: 1971

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 7339


Illustrated covers have some scuffing, light soiling. ; A tight solid book. ; Trade PB; B&W and Color Photographs; 80 pages; A profusely illustrated record of the aircraft, ships, and equipment of Britain's Fleet Air Arm in the crucial years 1965-1970 which saw the transition from peak hitting power to the run-down of fixed-wing aircraft and the phasing out of aircraft carriers. View more info

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Head of Oak Life and Death in the Merchant Navy 1937-1945

By: Gibson, Andrew

Price: $18.50

Publisher: Pog Press: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17585


Card covers show light shelf wear.; A bright, solid book,; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 259 pages; An account of life in the Canadian Merchant Navy during World War II, written by the author, who participated as a crew member on a ship which travelled the North Atlantic and the Mediterranean Sea. View more info

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Fighting Sail On Lake Huron And Georgian Bay

By: Gough, Barry

Price: $20.00

Publisher: St. Catharines, ON, Vanwell Publishing Ltd: 2002

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 18015


Only slight wear.; Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. A bright, solid book ; B&W Illustrations; 9.13 X 6.57 X 1.11 inches; 215 pages; " Barry Gough's new work makes an important and long-awaited contribution to our understanding of the struggle for domination in the Upper Great Lakes and the American heartland during the War of 1812. A critical time for both the old northwest and the peoples who lived along the U.S.-Canadian border, it was also a time when the t... View more info