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1 Church, William C. Life of John Ericsson, The

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons 1890, 1st edition in two volumes. Drawing from Ericsson's personal papers and correspondence, Church tells the story of this remarkable Swedish-American scientist and inventor who developed the ironclad 'Monitor' and many other naval weapons. No dust ackets, 8vos rebound in grey buckram over boards with printed labels on spine, Volume I has 303pp and 26 b&w plates; Volume II (cut one-quarter inch shorter) has 333pp and 27 b&w plates, light water-stain on bottom of frontispiece in both volumes o/w no marks, no foxing, clean and tight, an excellent copy, overall Very Good, 
Price: 65.00 USD
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2 Compton-Hall, Richard Submarine versus Submarine

New York: Orion Books 1988, stated 1st. Compton-Hall describes the tactics and technology of underwater warfare, with a survey of the submarine's systems and capabilities, plus a discussion of Soviet and NATO offensive and defensive tactics. Dust jacket, 4to in red cloth, b&w and color illustrations throughout, contents clean and tight with no marks, Fine/Fine. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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3 Moore, John E. Submarine Warfare

Bethesda MD: Adler & Adler, Publishers 1987, 1st US edition. Captain John E. Moore and co-author Commander Richard Compton-Hall present a comprehensive re-assessment of underwater warfare in the world today based on recent technological advances in underwater warfare and countermeasures. No dust jacket, 8vo in green cloth, 32pp of b&w photos, contents clean and tight, near Fine. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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