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Royal Marines   5 Books
Presentation of Colours to 45 Commando Royal Marines by Her Majesty The Queen on The Hoe, Plymouth, 13th May, 1969. 16pp., 2 col. plates. Printed by Hiorns & Miller, Devonport. Contemp.  #57519
[HLMainPic] Official souvenir of the event, this copy in full red morocco, gilt to front, retaining orig. wraps. Col. portrait of HM The Queen & of the new Colours. Includes roll of officers & warrant officers on parade, details of the ceremony, &c. (Tis copy belonged to the 2ic, Major B.L. Edwards). VG. See illustration on our website.   £25
The Monthly Navy List: March 1901. Containing Royal Navy & Marines gradation lists & full ship listings. Contemp. three qtr. calf, rubbed & worn yet sound throughout. Orig. wraps. bound in with ink. inscrip. of "E. Chichester R.N." See illustration on our website.  #61516
[HLMainPic]   £25
The Navy List for December 1918. Royal Navy & Marines gradation list, also Coast Guard, Australian Navy, RNR, RNVR &c. This excellent end of WW1 edition includes full ship listings (noting appointments in the ship &c.). Much interesting detail. Contemp. blue cloth, gilt, sl. splitting of cloth, minor wear, lacking title page o/w VG & scarce. See illustration on our website.  #48451
[HLMainPic]   £80
The Navy List for June 1911, Corrected to the 18th May 1911. Royal Navy & Royal Marines, seniority lists + full ship listings (noting appointments in the ship &c.), complete with alphabetical listing of all officers. Also lists of Coastguards, RNR, RNVR &c. Later rexine. gilt to sp., about VG.  #48901
BARROW (Sir John, Bart., FRS) The Life of Richard Earl Howe, K.G., Admiral of the Fleet, & General of Marines. 1st Ed., xvi+432pp., portrait frontis., 2 fldg. facsim. letters. Murray. 1838  #54906
Biog. of the great British seaman of the 18th Century. Orig. blue cloth, sound copy with worn/damaged spine strip pasted to text block.   £25


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