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Examples, Conclusions, and Maxims of Modern Naval Tactics. Illustrated with Twenty-Six Full-Page Diagrams.

By: Bainbridge-Hoff (Cdr W.)

Price: £120.00

Publisher: 1885,

Seller ID: 5417


136pp, 26 folding diags, original decorated blue cloth. AJS: Originally issued by the Office of Naval Intelligence, Bureau of Navigation, Navy Department, US. This edition published by Griffin and Co, Portsmouth. View more info

Naval Evolutions; A Memoir by Maj-Gen Sir Howard Douglas, Bart. KSC, CB, FRS, etc. Containing a Review and Refutation of the Principal Essays and Arguments Advocating Mr Clerk's Claims, in Relation to the Manoeuvre of the 12th of April, 1782; and Vindicating, by Tactical Demonstration, and Numerous Authentic Documents, the Professional Skill of the British Officers Chiefly Concerned on that Memorable Occasion.

By: Douglas (Maj-Gen Sir H.)

Price: £450.00

Publisher: 1832,

Seller ID: 4126


101 + xxiiipp, 14 plates, folding facsimile, original embossed green clothûwith some slight wear to edges, original paper label with title on frontûboard as issued. AJS: The author, an artilleryman, was the son of the naval gunneryûinnovator Sir Charles Douglas.ûHe was the author of A Treatise on Naval Gunnery, a successful work thatûwent through five editions 1858-1860. Also, Naval Warfare with Steam, twoûeditions 1858 and 1860.ûNote this copy with a personal ins... View more info

A Treatise on Future Naval Battles, and How to Fight Them, and on Other Naval Tactical Subjects.

By: Elliot (Ad Sir G.)

Price: £225.00

Publisher: 1885,

Seller ID: 5243


xii + 122pp, 23 engraved plates (one folding), 6 large folding maps, 2 large folding lithographed plates (ironclads), coloured endpapers, original decorated ochre cloth, spine relaid, large format (27cm x 18.5cm), some slight wear to binding. AJS: A surprising work for its time (1885) in that the author was still promoting the ram, very much the ironclad navy as against that of Fisher. Chapters include: Line-of Battle Ships and Torpedo Vessels; Ram Attack and Defence; Gu... View more info

A Treatise on Naval Tactics by P. Paul Hoste, Translated by Captain J.D. Boswall RN, FRSE, with Fifty Two Plates, and Additional Notes and Illustrations.

By: Hoste (P.)

Price: £495.00

Publisher: 1834,

Seller ID: 275


xxiii + 178pp, engraved title, 52 engraved plates with overlays, subscribersûlist, errata slip at end of vol, large format (29cm x 23cm), originalûembossed green cloth neatly repaired spine, with new endpapers.ûNote that plates 18 and 52 are seascapes, the balance being track chartsûetc, however, some have attractive vignettes. Dictionaire Historique, Vol.IV, page 460.ûFather Paul L'Hoste, a Jesuit, was born at the Port de Vesle at Bresse, inûthe year 1652, and die... View more info

Send it by Semaphore. The Old Telegraphs During the War With France.

By: Mallinson (H.)

Price: £18.00

Publisher: 2005,

Seller ID: 5722


240pp, 51 illus, 3 maps and diags, dw. Publisher: For the first time the story of semaphore is told in theûcontext in which it was invented - warfare. View more info

Squadrons of Exercise in the British Navy for the Use of Her Majesty's Officers Only.

By: Phipps Hornby (Sir G.)

Price: £225.00

Publisher: 1885,

Seller ID: 5438


(iv), 53pp, 27 text figs (on 14 folding sheets), 16pp catalogue, original embossed blue cloth, some wear to binding. AJS: Prepard by Admiral Hornby as a guide to best practice. Author: This pamphlet was drawn up with a view to publication; but one of my oldest friends thinks there is in it so much of a confidential nature that its use should be confined to Her Majesty's Officers. View more info

The Naval Side of King William's War.

By: Powley (E.B.)

Price: £35.00

Publisher: 1972,

Seller ID: 577


392pp, frontis, 12 illus, 7 charts, dw. AJS: The opening phase February 1688 to December 1691. View more info

The Union Flag. The St Andrews Society (Glasgow).

By: Stuart (J.A.)

Price: £45.00

Publisher: ND 1915,

Seller ID: 3012


27pp text, colour frontis, colour plate, 4 half tone plates, 12 line illus,ûoriginal decorated blue cloth, some light staining to binding. AJS: Published privately by the St Andrew Society. This is a signedûpresentation copy from the author, with kind regards, 15/02/1915. View more info

The King's Flags and Some Others.

By: The Society for Nautical Research.

Price: £7.50

Publisher: 1952 rp 1974,

Seller ID: 5524


20pp, 4 text figs, yellow paper wrappers. AJS: By C. King, Maritime Miscellany Series No 7. View more info

The Development of Signalling in the Royal Navy.

By: The Society for Nautical Research.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: 1953 rp 1974,

Seller ID: 5526


26pp, folding plate, yellow paper wrappers. AJS: By Capt L.E. Holland, Maritime Miscellany Series No 9. View more info

The Victory of Seapower 1806-1814.

By: Woodman (R.)

Price: £30.00

Publisher: 1998,

Seller ID: 1737


192pp, 300 illus, large format, dw. Publisher: The victory at Trafalgar marked the beginning of nine years ofûexpansion and domination by the Royal Navy right across the globe. View more info

The Queen's Coronation Naval Review Spithead June 1953.

By: Woodrooffe (T.)

Price: £25.00

Publisher: 1953,

Seller ID: 7277


32pp, 65 illus, 3 plans, original pictorial paper wrapper. SBS: The last of the grand reviews. View more info