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Royal Navy   66 Books
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Drill for 6 Inch B.L. & 5.5 Inch B.L. Guns. On Transferable Mountings. 1934. Orig. blue printed wraps., 27pp. Admiralty (Gunnery Branch). 1934  #31003
Staples rusted o/w VG with several Amendments pasted in.   £12
H.M.S. Spenser: With the Harwich Force in the War, 1917-1918. 1st Ed., orig. dec. wraps., 32pp., 31 photos. Printed for Private Circulation by the Criterion Press, Leicester. nd (c.1919).  #57584
[HLMainPic] Completed at Thorneycroft's yard at Woolston, 1st Dec. 1917, proceeded on sea trials then Tenth Destroyer Flotilla of the Harwich Force & on continuous operations throughout 1918. Includes roll of ship's complement by branches as at 1st Dec. 1918. Interesting letterpress description of the ship's services with equally interesting photos.. VG & rare. See illustration on our website.   £145
The Battle of the Bight: Being the Official Narrative of the Naval Engagement between the British & German Fleets in the Heligoland Bight on Friday, August 28th, 1914, with Drawings by Frank Mason & Arthur Briscoe, & Rudyard Kipling's Poem 'The Destroyers.' 2nd Imp., orig. dec. wraps., oblong 4to, [ii]+20pp., several sketches. Printed & published by 'The Yachting Monthly' (Battle Souvenirs, No. 1). 1915  #53462
[HLMainPic] The official Despatches of Beatty, Tyrwhitt ('Arethusa') & Keyes (Submarine Flotilla), including recommendations for awards &c. VG. See illustration on our website.   £25
The Monthly Navy List for April, 1913. Corrected to 18th March 1913. Royal Navy, Royal Marines, Indian Marine, RNR & Retired/Reserve lists + full ship listings (noting appointments in the ship &c.). Much interesting detail. Contemp. blue cloth, gilt, minor wear, VG. See illustration on our website.  #48450
[HLMainPic]   £25
The Monthly Navy List for January 1924. Corrected to 18th Dec. 1923. Royal Navy, Royal Marines, Indian Marine, RNR & Retired/Reserve lists + full ship listings (noting appointments in the ship &c.). Much interesting detail. Contemp. blue cloth, gilt, minor wear, VG. See illustration on our website.  #48452
[HLMainPic]   £35
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 January 1915. Corrected to 18th Dec. 1914. The best listing inc. complete ship listings with details of officers on each ship &/or station, inc. RN, RND, RNVR, RNAS, RM, commissioned merchant vessels, MFA, officers & men KiA &c. Contemp. blue cloth, gilt, VG. See illustration on our website.  #50244
[HLMainPic]   £75
The Navy List for January 1919. Royal Navy & Marines gradation list, complete edition: best listing inc. complete ship listings with details of officers on each ship &/or station, inc. RN, RND, RNVR, RNAS, RM, commissioned merchant vessels, MFA, officers & men KiA &c. Contemp blue cloth, gilt, minor wear, lacking tp o/w complete. See illustration on our website.  #50246
[HLMainPic]   £95
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
  £20
The Navy List for June 1915. Corrected to 18th May 1915. The best listing inc. complete ship listings with details of officers on each ship &/or station, inc. RN, RND, RNVR, RNAS, RM, commissioned merchant vessels, MFA, officers & men KiA &c. Modern blue cloth, gilt, VG. See illustration on our website.  #53651
[HLMainPic]   £65

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