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Watson Nigel - MacTaggart Scott & Co. Ltd. One Hundred Years A Story of Engineering Artistry

Hardback. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. 160 pages. Illustrated. The story of an engineering company which established a reputation in the field of submarine engineering systems during the First World War, entered the field of naval aviation between the wars and whose helicopter handling systems are now in use with navies around the world.
Published : MacTaggart Scott & Co. Ltd, Loanhead 1998, First Edition

Wilkinson B.J., Stopford T.P. And Taylor D. - The A to Z of Royal Naval ships' Badges 1919-1989 Volume 2 H.M.S. Bacchante - H.M.S. Buzzard

4to. A very good copy. Softcover. Previous owner's blind stamp. 101pp. + 99 badges ilustrated in colour. Many black and white illustrations.
Published : Neptune Books, Orpington, Kent, First Edition

Williams H. Noel - The Life and Letters of Admiral Sir Charles Napier, K.C.B.

Hardback. A good copy in dark blue cloth lettered in gilt. Some wear to spine ends. Endpapers browned. No ownership inscription.,[2],412. Illustrated. Napier was a British Admiral of the first half of the 19th century who enjoyed a very lengthy naval career.
Published : Hutchinson, London 1917, First Edition

Wilson Arnold - A Dictionary of British Marine Painters

Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in a near good dustwrapper which is chipped at the top of the spine and with a small chip on the back panel. 90pp text + 48 black and white plates.
Published : F. Lewis, Leigh-On-Sea 1967, First Edition

Wilson Derek - The Circumnavigators

A near fine copy in a similar dustwrapper. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. 345pp. Illustrations. Maps. The story of attempts to circumnavigate the globe.
Published : Constable, London 1989, First Edition

Winton John - Huirrah for the Life of a Sailor Life on the Lower-Deck of the Victorian Navy

A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. Previous owner's blind stamp. 320pp. Illustrated.
Published : Michael Joseph, London 1977, First Edition

Wood Walter - With the Flag at Sea

Illustrated by H.C. Seppings Wright.
A very good copy in original dark green cloth lettered and decorated in gilt and with inset illustration of men o' war on upper board. 364pp + 16pp catalogue. Frontis. and 12 illustrations. Exploits of the British navy.
Published : Archibald Constable & Co, London 1901, First Edition

Wood, J. Maxwell - Smuggling in the Solway and Around the Galloway Sea-Board

Illustrated by John Copland.
Hardback. A good copy in light grey cloth with pictorial upper board. Lettered in white on the spine ( faded but readable) and upper board. No ownership inscription. Trace of a stain at the top of the front free end-paper. Wear to lower rear board tip. Patterned end-papers. Pp.208 + 16pp Appendix and Index. Frontispiece, route map showing roads used by smugglers, full-page drawings, tail-pieces and sections of admiralty charts. A study of the old smuggling days along the Gallowaty sea-board. A rather uncommon title.
Published : J. Maxwell & Son, Dumfries 1908, First Edition

Woodman Kieran - "Safe and Commodious" the Annals of the Galway Harbour Commissioners 1830-1997

Hardback. A very good copy in a good dustwrapper which has an edge tear on the rear panel. No ownership inscription. Pp.xiii,337. Illustrated including colour.
Published : Galway Harbour Company 2000, First Edition

Woodman, Richard - The Victory of Seapower : Winning the Napoleonic War 1806-1814

Hardback. 4to. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. 192 pages. Numerous illustrations. A study of British seapower during the Napoleonic era. A volume in the "Chatham Pictorial Histories" series.
Published : Chatham Publishing, London 1998, First Edition

Wyllie W.L.; Owen C.; Kirkpatrick W.D. - More Sea Fights of the Great War Including the Battle of Jutland

Illustrated by W.L. Wyllie R.A..
Hardback. A very good copy in blue cloth lettered in gilt on the spine and in black on the upper board. Spine slightly faded but lettering remains clear. No ownership inscription. A little foxing to prelims but otherwise a clean copy. Pp.xiv,172. 24 colour and 26 black and white plates. A decent copy for this book.
Published : Cassell, London 1919, First Edition

Wynn, Frederick G. B. - His Majesty's Ship "Cumberland" 1695 to 1927

Hardback. 12mo. A good plus copy in dark blue cloth lettered in gilt. Not foxed and no ownership inscription. One word writen neatly in ink on title page and some additional information written in ink regarding commanding officers. 114 pages + one page advert. Frontispiece and 25 illustrations. "This small work contains the chronological history of those ships named H.M.S. Cumberland, which form one of the longest lines of ancestry in the naval service of the Empire."
Published : Charles Thurnam and Sons, Carlisle 1927, First Edition