Maritime Book Sale

Photograph of the SS Aconcagua pictured during her sea trials in 1922. she is in the colours of Compania Sud-Americana de Vapores; her funnel is red with a black top.

Maritime Book Sale

The following list of second-hand books are for sale. Email Brian at briancrabb@talktalk.net or telephone 01275 844229 (00441275844229 from abroad) for more information.

Book List:

Fortress Malta, An Island Under Siege 1940–1943, by James Holland, 2003 (paperback) good condition.

The WRNS, A history of the Women's Royal Naval Service, by M. H. Fletcher, 1989 (hardback) good condition, with dustcover.

The Ohio & Malta, The Legendary Tanker that Refused to Die, by Michael Pearson, 2004 (hardback) as new, with dustcover.

Malta Convoys, by David A. Thomas, 1999 (hardback) good condition, with dustcover.

The Battle for the Mediterranean, by Donald Macintyre, 1964 (hardback) good condition, with dustcover.

War Beneath the Sea, by Peter Padfield, 1995 (hardback) good condition, with dustcover.

At all Costs, by Sam Moses, 2006 (hardback) as new, with dustcover.

Ark Royal, The life, death and rediscovery of the carrier, by Mike Rossiter, 2006 (paperback) good condition.

Weymouth to the Channel Islands, B. L. Jackson (signed by the author) 2002 (paperback) as new.

The Floating Inferno, The story of the loss of the Empress of Britain, Robert Seamer, 1990 (hardback) good condition, with dustcover.

Fairey Aviation, compiled by John W. R. Taylor, 1997 (paperback) as new.

Taranto 1940, 'A Glorious Episode', by A. J. Smithers, 1995 (hardback) as new, with dustcover.

War at Sea, 1914–45, by Bernard Ireland, 2002 (hardback) as new, with dustcover.

Type VII U-boats, by Robert C. Stern, 1991 (hardback) as new, with dustcover.

Cruisers of World War Two. An International Encyclopedia, by M. J. Whitley, 1996 (hardback) as new, with dustcover.

Convoy. Merchant Sailors at War 1939–1945, by Philip Kaplan and Jack Currie, 2000 (paperback) good condition.

A Century of the Royal Navy at Malta, by Joseph Bonnici and Michael Cassar, 1999 (paperback) as new.

Britain's Maritime Memorials & Mementoes, by David Saunders, 1996 (hardback) as new, with dustcover.

The Battle of the Atlantic, by Donald Macintyre, 1961 (hardback) reasonable condition, with dustcover.

Seige Malta 1940–1943, by Ernle Bradford, 1986 (hardback) reasonable condition, with dustcover (very slight damage).

Cruisers of the Royal and Commonwealth Navies, by Douglas Morris, 1987 (hardback) almost as new, with dustcover.

The Imperial War Museum book of The War at Sea (The Royal Navy in the Second World War) by Julian Thompson, 1996 (hardback) good condition, with dustcover.

The Royal Navy, an illustrated history, by Anthony J. Watts, 1994, (hardback) as new, with dustcover.

The Russian Convoys, by B. B. Schofield, 1964 (paperback) good condition.

Titanic, Destination Disaster, by John P. Eaton and Charles A. Haas, 1998 (paperback) good condition.

Carve Her Name With Pride, The story of Violette Szabo GC, by R. J. Minney, 1958 (paperback) reasonable condition.

Bader. The man and his men (the story of Douglas Bader) by Michael G. Burns, 1998 (paperback) good condition, ex-library book.

Dieppe. The Dawn of Decision, by Jacques Mordal, 1981 (paperback reasonable condition.

Norway, The Commandos and Dieppe, by Christopher Buckley, 1977 (paperback) reasonable condition.

Towers of Crim Tartary. The English and Scottish architects in the Crimea 1762–1853, by C. E. B. Brett, 2005 (hardback) as new, with dustcover.

Malta Convoy, Tinkerbell and Unbroken. Three great sea stories, published by Collins, 1968 (hardback) good condition, no dustcover.

Odette. The story of a British agent (Odette Churchill GC MBE) by Jerrard Tickell, 1956 (paperback) reasonable condition.

Thetis 'The Admiralty Regrets' The disaster in Liverpool Bay, by C. Warren and J. Benson, 1997 (paperback) reasonable condition.

Forecastle and Quarterdeck, by Harry Wardle, 1994 (paperback) reasonable condition.

The Destruction of Convoy PQ17, by Davis Irving, 1980 (paperback) reasonable condition.

The Fleet Without a Friend, by John Vader, 1973 (paperback) reasonable condition.

Jack's War, by G. G. Connell, 1985 (hardback) reasonable condition, with dustcover.

The U-boat Tankers 1941–45. Submarine suppliers to Atlantic Wolf Packs, by John F. White, 1998 (hardback) as new, with dustcover.

Battleship Bismarck. A survivors story, by Baron Burkard von Mullenheim-
Rechberg, 1984 (paperback) reasonable condition.

German Raiders of World War II, by Karl August Muggenthaler, 1977 (paperback) reasonable condition.

The memoirs of Field-Marshall Kesselring, with a new introduction by Kenneth Macksay, 1988 (hardback) as new, with dustcover.

The Cross and the Swastika, by Frederick Grossmith, 1998 (paperback) as new.

Bismarck, the story behind the destruction of the pride of Hitler's navy, by David J. Bercuson and Holger H. Herwig, 2002 (hardback) as new, with dustcover.

Wings Over Waves. Fleet Air Arm strike leader against the Tirpitz, by Graham Roy Drucker, 2010 (hardback) as new, with dustcover.

Fleet Air Arm Carrier War. The history of British Naval Aviation, by Kev Darling, 2009 (hardback) as new, with dustcover.

Falling Star. Misadventures of White Star Line Ships, by John P. Eaton and Charles A. Haas, 1989 (hardback) reasonable condition, with dustcover.

The History of the Fleet Air Arm, from kites to carriers, by Bill Finnis, 2000 (hardback) as new, with dustcover.

Relentless Pursuit. The story of Capt F. J. Walker CB DSO***. U-boat hunter and destroyer, by Commander D. E. G. Wemyss, 2003 (hardback) as new, with dustcover.

Death of the Scharnhorst, by John Winton, 2000 (paperback) dood condition.

Somerville's Force H. The Royal Navy's Gibraltar-based Fleet June 1940 – March 1942, by Raymond Dannreuter, 2005 (hardback) as new, with dustcover.

Capturing Enigma. How HMS Petard seized the German naval codes, by Stephen Harper, 1999 (hardback) as new, with dustcover.

Goodnight, Sorry for Sinking you. The story of the SS City of Cairo, by Ralph Barker, 1984 (hardback) good condition, with dustcover.

Eclipse of the German Navy, by Thaddeus V. Tujela (Commander USNR) 1959 (hardback) reasonable condition, with dustcover.

The Battle for the Mediterranean, by Donald Macintyre, 1964 (paperback) reasonable condition.

U-boat Aces, by Geoffrey Jones, 1988 (hardback) good condition.

Allied Secret. The sinking of HMT Rohna, by Carlton Jackson, 2001 (paperback) as new.

The Fighting Captain. The story of Frederic Walker CB DSO*** RN and the Battle of the Atlantic, by Alan Burn, 1999 (paperback) good condition.

No Surrender. The story of the sinking of HMS Exeter, by W. E. Johns and R. A. Kelly, 1989 (hardback) good condition, with dustcover.

Atlantic Ordeal. The story of Mary Cornish (SS City of Benares) by Elspeth Huxley, 1941 (hardback) good condition, no dustcover.

The Mighty Hood. The life and death of the Royal Navy's proudest ship, by Ernle Bradford, 1959 (hardback) good condition, with dustcover.

The Man Who Hit the Scharnhorst. The ordeal of Leading Seaman Nick Carter, by John Austin and Nick Carter, 1973 (hardback) good condition, with dustcover.

War Crimes Trials, Volume I. The Peleus Trial, edited by John Cameron DSC KC, 1948 (hardback) reasonable condition, ex-library book, with dustcover.

HMS Gloucester. The untold story, by Ken Otter, c. 2000 (paperback) as new (signed by the author).

The Silent Victory. September 1940, by Duncan Grinnell-Milne, 1958 (hardback) reasonable condition, no dustcover.

Battleship. The loss of the Prince of Wales and the Repulse, by Martin Middlebrooke and Patrick Mahoney, 1979 (hardback) good condition, with dustcover.

Australian Hospital Ship Centaur. The Myth of Immunity, by Christopher S. Milligan and John C. H. Foley, 1993 (embossed hardback) good condition (signed by John Foley).

Pursuit. The Sinking of the Bismarck, by Ludovic Kennedy, 1974 (hardback) good condition, no dustcover.

Went the Day Well, edited by Derek Tangya, 1942 (hardback) reasonable condition, no dustcover.

Max Horton and the Western Approaches, by Rear Admiral W. S. Chalmers, 1954 (hardback) reasonable condition, no dustcover.

Pegasus Bridge. D-Day: The Daring British Airborne Raid, 2003, by Stephen E. Ambrose (paperback) reasonable condition.

Naval Fighter Pilot, Lieutenant Commander R. J. Cork DSO DSC RN, by A. H. Wren, 1998 (hardback) reasonable condition, with dustcover.

Hero of the Upholder. The story of Lt Cdr M. D. Wanklyn VC DSO**. The Royal Navy's top submarine ace, Jim Allaway, 1991 (hardback) good condition, with dustcover.

Up the Creek, by Robin Medley, 1999 (paperback) as new (signed by the author).

Seige Malta 1940–1943, by Ernle Bradford, 1987 (paperback) good condition.

The Wreck of the Whaleship Essex. A first-hand account of one of history's extraordinary maritime disasters, by Owen Chase, 1999 (paperback) good condition.

D-Day. June 6 1944. The battle for the Normandy beaches, by Stephen E. Ambrose, 1994 (paperback) reasonable condition.

Enigma. The Battle for the Code, by Hugh Sebag-Montefiore, 2000 (paperback) reasonable condition.

The Merchant Navy. Ships and Trains in World War II, by Ben Carver, 2008 (paperback) as new, signed by the author.

101 Great Warships. Legendary warships from WWI to the present. General Editor Robert Jackson, 2008 (hardback) as new, with dustcover.

Convoy. Drama in Arctic waters, by Paul Kemp, 1993 (hardback) as new, with dustcover.

Lady De Lancey at Waterloo. A story of duty and devotion, by David Miller, 2000 (hardback) as new, with dustcover.

Commanding Officers, by David Miller (hardback) as new, with dustcover.

The U-boat Peril, an anti submarine commander's way, by Captain Reginald Whinney DSC** RN, 1989 (paperback) reasonable condition.

The Railway Man. A POW's searing account of war, brutality and forgiveness, by Eric Lomax, 1995 (hardback) reasonable condition, with dustcover (ex-library book).

A Submariner's War. The Indian Ocean 1939–1945, by Michael Wilson, 1988 (paperback) as new.

Pillar of Fire. Dunkirk 1940, by Ronald Atkin, 1990 (hardback) good condition, with dustcover.

Just Nuisance AB, by Terence Sisson, 1991 (paperback) reasonable condition.

An Illustrated Directory of Warships from 1860 to the Present Day, by David Miller, 2002 (paperback) as new.

Enigma, by Robert Harris, 1996 (hardback) good condition, with dustcover.

Mediterranean Maelstrom, HMS Jervis and the 14th Flotilla, by G. G. Connell, 1987 (hardback) good condition, with dustcover.

For Valour. The Victoria Cross. Courage in action, by John Percival, 1985 (hardback) good condition, with dustcover.

The Secret Capture. The story of HMS Bulldog and the capture of an Enigma machine and code books from U 110, by Captain S. W. Roskill RN, 1959 (hardback) reasonable condition, with dustcover.

Mary Celeste, by Macdonald Hastings, 1972 (hardback) reasonable condition, with dustcover.

U-boat 977, by Heinz Schaeffer, 1952 (hardback) reasonable condition, no dustcover.

British VCs of World War 2. A study of heroism, by John Laffin, 1997 (hardback) good condition, with dustcover.

Bless Our Ship. Mountbatten and the Kelly, by Richard Hough, 1991 (hardback) good condition, with dustcover.

The Survivor. The true story of the sinking of the Doggerbank, by Hans Herlin, 1994 (hardback) good condition, with dustcover.

Convoy. The Battle for convoys SC122 and HX229, by Martin Middlebrook, 1976 (hardback) good condition, with dustcover.

HMS Wild Swan, by Peter C. Smith, 1985 (hardback) good condition, with dustcover.

Arctic Victory. The story of PQ18, by Peter C. Smith, 1975 (hardback) good condition, with dustcover.

The Lonely Sea. Collected Short Stories, by Alistair MacLean, 1985 (hardback) reasonable condition, with dustcover.

The Greatest Raid of All. The commando raid on St Nazaire, by C. E. Lucas Phillips, 1958 (hardback) reasonable condition, no dustcover.

The Wrens 1917–77. A history of the Wren's Royal Naval Service, by Ursula Stuart Mason, 1977 (hardback) reasonable condition, with dustcover (ex-library book).

An Illustrated History of the Royal Navy, by John Winton, 2001 (hardback) good condition, tear in the dustcover.

Commander Crabb, by Marshall Pugh, 1956 (hardback) reasonable condition, no dustcover.

The Mutiny on board HMS Bounty, by William Bligh (from his ship's log)  1981 (hardback) good condition, with dustcover.

Insignia of World War II, by Leslie McDonnell, 1999 (hardback) good condition, with dustcover.

U-boat War, by Lothar-Günther Buchheim, 1978 (hardback) reasonable condition, with dustcover.

Glory Days. Cunard, by David L. Williams, 1998 (embossed hardback) good condition.

A Scotman's War, by Ben Coutts, 1995 (paperback) good condition.

Convoy is to Scatter. The story of convoy PQ17, by Captain Jack Broome, 1972 (hardback) reasonable condition, with dustcover (ex-library book).

Fairey Aircraft Since 1915, by H. A. Taylor, 1974 (hardback) as new, with dustcover.

Grey Funnel Lines. Traditional Song and Verse of the Royal Navy 1900–1970, by Cyril Tawney, 1987, good condition, with dust cover.

Hunt the Altmark, by Richard Wiggan, 1982 (hardback) good condition, with dustcover.

Warships of the Imperial Japanese Navy 1869–1945, by Hansgeorg Jentschura, Dieter Jung and Peter Mickel, 1977 (hardback) reasonable condition, with dustcover.

Aircraft Carriers of the World, 1914 to the Present. An illustrated encyclopedia, by Roger Chesneau, 1984 (hardback) good condition, with dustcover.

Submarines of World War Two, by Erminio Bagnasco, 1977 (hardback) good condition, with dustcover.

Fighting Ships of World War II, by J. N. Westwood, 1977 (hardback) good condition, with dustcover.

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