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Items By Category: All Categories: Transportation: Nautical
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1.   Friedman, Norman
Battleship: Design and Development 1905-1945
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Publisher: New York Mayflower Books (1978)
First American edition. Quarto, Hardcover, black and white photographs, scaled drawings, 176 pages. Condition: Near fine in a near fine dust jacket. Jacket in Mylar protector.
     Excellent layman's guide to the design process and factors driving the development of capital ships. Friedman here discusses the rules of physics governing trade-offs in design when emphasis is placed on speed, armor, firepower, etc. Includes over 250 illustrations and complete accurate tabular data on all significant battleship classes. Bound in blue textured paper over boards with spine titled in gilt. Minor extremity rubs. Military History

Appr.: | AUD 188.17 CAD 190.22 EUR 130.60 GBP 104.48 JPY 17,500.00 MXN 2,187.50 ZAR 1,881.72 

Purchase direct from: Back Creek Books LLC, ABAA/ILAB. Item number: 11104.
    
US$175.00
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2.   Martin, Pat, edited by Erik Parent
USS California (BB-44)
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Publisher: Paducah, KY Turner Publishing Company (1995)
First printing. Folio, Hardcover, black and white photographs, 112 pages. Condition: Very Good.
     History of the battleship U.S.S. California and her crew, with focus on operations in World War II. The California was sunk during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor but was salvaged and repaired by 1944. This history is well illustrated with historic photographs and contains many recollections by former crewmen. Also includes numerous veteran's biographies with "then and now" photographs. Fore corners slightly bumped. Military History

Appr.: | AUD 53.76 CAD 54.35 EUR 37.31 GBP 29.85 JPY 5,000.00 MXN 625.00 ZAR 537.63 

Purchase direct from: Back Creek Books LLC, ABAA/ILAB. Item number: 10059.
    
US$50.00
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