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Destroyer Man

By: Alliston, John

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Richmond, (Vic) Australia, Greenhouse Publications Pty Ltd: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIOAUS55

ISBN: 0909104816

Condition: Good


Hardcover with dark blue boards and pictorial dust jacket, First Edition, 400gms, 188 pages, illustrated endpapers. John Alliston's modest yet evocative account of naval warfare reveals his deep and passionate love of destroyers, their lean, elegant lines and enormous power. Book is in good condition with very little general wear and tear. Dust Jacket is in good condition with mild shelf wear, some minor tears to cover no longer than an inch long, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Return to Midway: The Quest to Find the Yorktown and the Other Lost Ships From the Pivotal Battle of the Pacific War

By: Ballard, Robert D.; and Archbold, Rick

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Washington, USA, The National Geographic Society: 1999

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: WARSEA13

ISBN: 0792275004

Condition: Good


Hardcover with grey boards and pictorial dust jacket, reprint, 1155gms, 191 pages, illustrated endpapers. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and very mild page spotting throughout. Boards and dust jacket are also in good condition with only minor shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Book weighs over 1kg and may incur additional postage. View more info

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Graveyards of the Pacific: From Pearl Harbor to Bikini Atoll

By: Ballard, Robert D.; and Morgan, Michael Hamilton

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Washington D.C., USA, National Geographic Society: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: WARSEA1000

ISBN: 0792263669

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with dark blue boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 1460gms, 255pgs, brown endpapers. Join renowned undersea explorer Robert Ballard as he revisits the pivtoal Pacific naval battles of World War II in this lavishly illustrated volume that combines meticulous history with state-of-the-art oceanography. Book is in very good condition with only minor general wear and tear. Boards and dust jacket are in good condition with light shelf wear and scuffing to corners and edges. There is a small pen inscription from a previous owner on the inside front endpaper, otherwise no other... View more info

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Naval Battles of the First World War: Pan Grand Strategy

By: Bennett, Geoffrey

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, England, Pan Books: 1983

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: WARSEA22

ISBN: 0330238620

Condition: Good


Softcover, reprint edition, 222g, 308pgs. This history of the Great War at sea combines graphic and stirring accounts of all the principal naval engagements with analysis of the strategy and tactics of both sides. Book is in good condition with age-related general wear and tear and moderate to heavy page discolouration/spotting throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Brief History of Fighting Ships, A: Ships of the Line and Napoleonic Sea Battles 1793-1815

By: Davies, David

Price: $16.00

Publisher: London, England, Constable & Robinson Ltd: 2002

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: WARSEA23

ISBN: 1841194697

Condition: Fine


Softcover, reprint, 222g, 201pgs. From 1793 to 1815 were the years of the Napoleonic wars - a period of change and upheaval comparable to the world wars of the 20th century. This is the story of one of the keys to that great conflict, the Ship of the Line - the beautiful but deadly battleships that waged the war at sea. Book is in fine condition. View more info

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HMAS Sydney: Loss & Controversy

By: Frame, Tom

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Hodder Headline Australia: 1999

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: WARSEA33

ISBN: 0733609422

Condition: Good


Softcover, reprint, 556gms, 302pgs. Why was HMAS Sydney and her 645 crew lost without a trace? This book offers the most thorough and comprehensive examination of that fateful event, which continues to arouse heated debate. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration/spotting throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Hitler's Battleships

By: Gray, Edwyn

Price: $20.00

Publisher: South Yorkshire, England, Leo Cooper: 1999

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: WARSEA34

ISBN: 1850526973

Condition: Good


Hardcover with black boards and pictorial dust jacket, revised edition, 506gms, 195pgs, white blank endpapers. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Boards and dust jacket are also in good condition with only very mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Illustrated Encyclopedia of Battleships & Cruisers, The

By: Hore, Peter; and Ireland, Bernard

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, England, Hermes House: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: WARSEA29

ISBN: 0857232517

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with laminated pictorial boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 1425gms, 512pgs, illustrated endpapers. Acomplete visual history of international naval warships from 1860 to the present day, shown in over 1,200 archive photographs. It includes comprehensive chronological directories of battleships and cruisers, featuring over 400 warships and their specifications. Book is in very good condition with only very minor general wear and tear. Boards and dust jacket are also in very good condition with only very mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Book weighs ... View more info

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Fighting Ships of the World: Over 600 Carriers, Submarines & Destroyers

By: Jackson, Robert; and Crawford, Steve

Price: $24.00

Publisher: London, England, Amber Books Ltd: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: WARSEA30

ISBN: 1904687016

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with laminated pictorial boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 1195gms, 608pgs, grey endpapers. Features over 600 warships each illustrated with full-colour artwork. Contains detailed specifications for each vessel, with all measurements given in imperial and metric. Examines such famous fighting ships such as Bismarck, Enterprise, Yamato, and many more. Book is in very good condition with only very minor general wear and tear. Boards and dust jacket are also in good condition with only mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Book weighs over 1kg and may in... View more info

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Epic Sea Battles

By: Koenig, William; and Mayer, S. L. (ed)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, England, Peerage Books: 1975

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: WARSEA16

ISBN: 0907408435

Condition: Good


Hardcover with blue boards and pictorial dust jacket, 1515g, 256pgs, map endpapers, 310 illustrations. This is the story of the evolution of shipbuilding, naval tactics and weapons development, spanning the great age of sail, the ironclad and the aircraft carrier. Twelve of the greatest sea battles fought around the world are dramatically described with a wealth of expert technical detail and commentary. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and minor page discolouration/spotting throughout. Dust jacket is in good condition with light shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-love... View more info

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Navy Day By Day, The: Historical Naval Events in Australia and Abroad

By: Lind, Lew

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Kenthurst, NSW, Australia, Kangaroo Press: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: WARSEA31

ISBN: 0864177879

Condition: Good


Hardcover with blue boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 1225gms, 288pgs, blue endpapers. This is a comprehensive day by day record of naval events involving Australians and Australia from the 16th century to the 1990s. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear. Boards and dust jacket are also in good condition with only mild shelf wear. There is a medium sized 1-inch tear to rear of dust jacket, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Book weighs over 1kg and may incur additional postage. View more info

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Who Sank the Sydney?

By: Montgomery, Michael

Price: $13.00

Publisher: North Ryde, NSW, Australia, Cassell Australia Limited: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: WARSEA11

ISBN: 0726954764

Condition: Good


Hardcover with blue boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 426gms, 242 pages, blue endpapers. In this book the author examines the various accounts of the disappearance of the HMAS Sydney following action against the German raider Kormoran, building up an exciting picture of the encounter and providing solutions to hitherto unanswered questions. Book is in good condition with general age-related wear and tear and moderate page discolouration throughout. There is a small pen inscription from a previous owner on the inside front endpaper. Boards and dust jacket are in good condition wi... View more info

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Who Sank the Sydney?

By: Montgomery, Michael

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Ringwood, VIC, Australia, Penguin Books Australia Ltd: 1985

Edition: Revised and Enlarged Edition

Seller ID: WARSEA35

ISBN: 0140077065

Condition: Good


Softcover, revised and enlarged edition, 226gms, 242 pages. In this book the author examines the various accounts of the disappearance of the HMAS Sydney following action against the German raider Kormoran, building up an exciting picture of the encounter and providing solutions to hitherto unanswered questions. Book is in good condition with general age-related wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout. There is a small sticker from a previous bookseller on the inside front page, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Task Force: The Inside Story of the Ships and Heroes of the Royal Navy

By: Parker, John

Price: $16.00

Publisher: London, England, Bounty Books: 2005

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: WARSEA32

ISBN: 0753712962

Condition: Good


Hardcover with laminated pictorial boards and pictorial dust jacket, first thus, 692gms, 376pgs, blank endpapers. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Boards and dust jacket are also in good condition with only mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Geoffrey Regan's Book of Naval Blunders

By: Regan, Geoffrey

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Great Britain, Andre Deutsch Limited: 2001

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: WARSEA2

ISBN: 0233999787

Condition: Fair to Good


Paperback, Second Printing, 575gms, 186 pages. The history of nautical warfare is littered with disasters, from the lunacy of captains to the bungling Admiralty, and from the misjudgements and oversights of fleet commanders and strategic planners to the incompetence of ship designers. Book is in fair to good condition with no to very little general wear and tear, there is one page that has started to become loose, otherwise no other pre-loved marks. Attached picture is of actual book. Purchase more than 1 item and save money with combined postage. And if you can't find the title you're looking... View more info

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Shark Mutiny, The

By: Robinson, Patrick

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, England, Century: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: ACTFIC651

ISBN: 0712680438

Condition: Good


Large softcover, first edition, 550gms, 385 pages. The Shark Mutiny - a battle not just for supremacy, but for the highest moral issue, a chilling, restless tale of modern warfare. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration/spotting throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Ghost Force

By: Robinson, Patrick

Price: $4.50

Publisher: United Kingdom, Arrow Books: 2007

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ACTFIC269

ISBN: 0099474352

Condition: Good


Paperback, reprint, 312g, 564pgs. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Encyclopedia of Sea Warfare, The: From the First Ironclads to the Present Day

By: Warner, O; Bennett, Capt G; Macintyre, Capt Donald; Uhlig, Frank; Wettern, Desmond; and Preston, Antony

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Ure Smith P/L: 1976

Edition: Second Impression

Seller ID: 000823

ISBN: 0725402490

Condition: Good


Hardcover with dark blue boards and pictorial dustjacket, fsecond impression, 1320gms, 250 pages plus index, illustrated endpapers. This book is the most comprehensive compilation of pictures, maps, ship drawings and authoritative text yet assembled on the history of war at sea in modern times. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and very mild page discolouration throughout. Dust jacket is in good condition with only mild shelf wear and some mild discolouration, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info