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9670. Admiralty: England South Coast Dodman Point to Start Point 1267.

London: Admiralty 1955 corrected to 1957. Admiralty Chart 71 by 130 cms. heavy paper, rolled, part centre folded, black and white, somewhat grubby/ dusty otherwise in good condition. 12.00


9669. Admiralty: France North Coast Le Havre and Approaches to La Seine 2010.

London: Admiralty 1873 corrected to 1957. Admiralty Chart 71 by 138 cms. heavy paper, rolled, part centre folded, black and white, somewhat dusty otherwise in good condition. From French Government survey 1913, corrected to 1956. 12.00


9673. Admiralty: France North Coast Sheet viii Ushant to Plateau Des Roches Douvres 2644.

London: Admiralty 1902 corrected to 1911. Admiralty Chart 71 by 138 cms. heavy paper, rolled, part centre folded, black and white, somewhat dusty otherwise in good condition. From the Pilote Francais 1823. 12.00


9671. Admiralty: France North-West Coast Chenal du Four 3345.

London: Admiralty 1903 corrected to 1947. Admiralty Chart 110 by 70 cms. heavy paper, rolled, part folded, black and white, somewhat grubby/ dusty otherwise in good condition. From the French Government charts of 1903. 12.00


9674. Admiralty: France West Coast Sheet viii Cap De La Chevre to pointe De Corsen, including Rade De Brest 2690

London: Admiralty 1902 corrected to 1956. Admiralty Chart 71 by 138 cms. heavy paper, rolled, part centre folded, black and white, somewhat dusty, two small holes, otherwise in good condition. From the French Government charts to 1921 amendments to 1948. 12.00


9672. Admiralty: North Sea Dover and Calais to Orfordness and Scheveningen 1406.

London: Admiralty 1906 corrected to 1957. Admiralty Chart 72 by 1300 cms. heavy paper, rolled, part folded, black and white, somewhat dusty otherwise in good condition. From the French Government charts of 1903. 12.00


13121. Allison, R.S.: The Surgeon Probationers.

Belfast: Blackstaff Press, 1979. xviii+142 pp. 22 x 15.5 cm. In World War 1 there were not enough doctors for every ship in the Royal Navy so medical students were recruited, trained up and sent on duty. The appendix lists them with the ship on which they served. Six illustrations. Gold-blocked blue boards, in a good dustwrapper. 15.00


12178. Amory, Thomas C.: The Life of Admiral Sir Isaac Coffin Baronet His English and American Ancestors.

Boston: Cupples, Upham and Company, 1886. 24.5 x 15.5 cm. 141+24 pp. with tissue guarded frontispiece. The last 24 pp are the publisher's catalogue. Contains as an insert a handwritten four page letter dated 1965 re the book and issues relating to research on the family. Hardback, dark blue boards, spine professionally restored, internally tight, clean, barring a very few light pencil annotations. A very good copy of an extremely scarce book. 110.00


11902. Hydrographic Department Admiralty: Irish Coast Pilot, Ninth Edition.

London: Hydrographic Department Admiralty, 1941. xxiv+450 pp. All Bearings are True. Maps. Illustrations. Hardback. A few minor annotations here and there, otherwise very good. A good wartime issue. 22.00


16315. Keppel, Captain The Hon. Henry: The Expedition to Borneo of H.M.S. Dido for The Suppression of Piracy with Extracts from The Journal of James Brooke Esq. of Sarawak, (now Agent for the British Government in Borneo.)

London: Chapman and Hall, 1846 Vol II only, of two volumes. viii+230+cii+16 pp. 23 x 15 cm. This volume covers the naval campaigns against pirates etc, and descriptions of the territory and the Dyak inhabitants. Seven full-page tinted lithograph illustrations, a folding chart showing proposals for accelerating the mails between Britain and China, a plan of Labuan, and 3 folding maps showing the River Sarebus, the Batang Lupar river, and the Forts and Villages of Patusen. The appendix has Brooke's Proposed Exploring Expedition to the Asiatic Archipelago, Hunt's Sketch of Borneo, Treaty between Britain and the Netherlands, and Letters and Dispatches. Blindstamped boards with gilt spine titling, now a little faded. The boards show a little wear, corners lightly bumped, spine professionally relaid with spine extremities restored. Internally in very good condition, plates are clean, and maps are properly folded with no tears or markings. A small 16-page publishers catalogue for December 1845 is bound in at the end. This is overall a good copy of a scarce title, albeit without its companion volume. 225.00


10662. Kipling, Rudyard: Sea Warfare.

London: Macmillan and Co. 1916. 221 pp. hardcovers, partly uncut. Blue boards, spine a bit faded otherwise very good. The book has three sections, The Fringes of the Fleet, Tales of "The Trade", and Destroyers at Jutland. 12.00


10414. Page, Christopher: Command in the Royal Naval Division A Military Biography of Brigadier General A. M. Asquith DSO.

Staplehurst: Spellmount 1999. xiv+194pp. maps and illustrations, foreword by Corelli Barnett, hardback, very good in a very good dustwrapper. The story of one of the most distinguished and decorated soldiers of the first World war, an Asquith less well known than his sister Violet or brother Raymond. He became a Brigadier General within three years, and his career provides insights into the development of the Royal Naval Division, a most formidable fighting unit. 18.50


10875. Rodger, N. A. M.: The Command of the Ocean A Naval History of Britain, 1649 - 1815.

London: Allen Lane in association with the National Maritime Museum 2004 xxix+907 pp. illustrated, hardback, very good in a v.g. dustwrapper. "One of the most erudite, well written and intellectually impressive works on British history of the past decade... There is nothing quite like it, in fact, nothing remotely approaching it." 20.00


12294. Willyams, Rev. Cooper: A Voyage up The Mediterranean in His Majesties Ship The Swiftsure one of the Squadron under the command of Rear-Admiral Sir Horatio Nelson...with A Description of the Battle of the Nile on the first of August 1798.

London: Printed by T. Bensley Bolt Court for J. White Horace's Head Fleet Street 1802. 29.5 by 24.5 cms. xxiii+309 pp. illustrated with 41 acquatint plates after drawings by the author, a folded chart, and an engraved dedication page, marbled endpapers. Half leather, red morocco, and marbled boards six panelled spine divided by gilt lines with gilt title and date. The spine has been professionally relaid, showing a little edge rubbing and shelf wear, internally very tight and bright. A very nice copy of this work. Willyams was a Clergyman serving on board and this is one of the best descriptions of the battle. 1750.00


11082. Wilson, Ian: From Belfast Lough to D-Day.

Bangor: North Down Borough Council, 1994. 64 pp. 21 x 15 cm. Tells the story of Belfast Lough during the war years. Illustrated, in pictorial card covers. Price in Biro on title page, o/w good condition. 10.00

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