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1 Acts of Parliament] Act for the more effectual securing the Duties now payable on Foreign-made Sail Cloth imported into this Kingdom; and for charging all Foreign-made Sails with a Duty; and for explaining a Doubt concerning Ships being obliged...
Printed by Thomas Baskett, Printer to the King's Most Excellent Majesty, London, 1746, 
[Acts of Parliament]. An Act for the more effectual securing the Duties nowpayable on Foreign-made Sail Cloth imported into this Kingdom; and for cha rging all Foreign-made Sails with a Duty; and for explaining a Doubt concerning Ships being obliged at their first setting out to Sea, to be furnishedwith one complete Set of Sails made of British Sail Cloth . [cover adds: A nno Regni Georgii II. Regis, Magnae Britanniae, Franciae, & Hiberinae, Decimo Nono. At the Parliament begun and holden at Westminster the First Day ofDecember, Anno Dom. 1741, in the Fifteenth Year of the Reign of our Sovere ign Lord George the Second, by the Grace of God, of Great Britain, France, and Ireland, King, Defender of the Faith, &c. And from thence continued by several Prorogations to the Seventeenth Day of October, 1745, being the Fifth Session of this present Parliament]. London: Printed by Thomas Baskett, Printer to the King's most Excellent Majesty, and by the Assigns of Robert Baskett, 1746. Pp. (2)<455-462. Tall 8vo, disbound wraps. An act issued in order to stimulate domestic sail cloth production and usage aboard English ships. P. 461 includes information on sail cloth manufacture and sale in the North American colonies. Occasional light foxing, else vg. 75.00

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2 Air Ministry) Bomber Command Continues : The Air Ministry Account of the Rising OffensiveAgainst Germany. pbk.
Musson, Toronto, 1942, 
(Air Ministry). Bomber Command Continues : The Air Ministry Account of the Rising Offensive Against Germany . Issued for the Air Ministry by the Ministry of Information. Toronto: The Musson Book Company, Ltd., 1942. Pp. [1]-64. Illustrated. 8vo, decorated stapled red card covers. Contents: 1. T.2619Flies Home; 2. The Building of a Bomber; 3. Giants in the Making: The Stir lings; 4. The Story Continued: The Assault on the Sea-Bases; 5. "I Chose a Ship..."; 6. Maschinen Fabrik Augsburg; 7. Help to Russia; 8. Bombing by Day; 9. The Greater Offensive Opens: Bostons Over France; 10. Bomber Command Builds Up its Strength; 11. The Men on the Ground Prepare; 12. The Hammer Falls: One Thousand Bombers Over Cologne; 13. The Blow Strikes Home. Vg. 20.00

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3 ANDREWS, Phillip and Leonard ENGEL (eds.) ENGEL, Leonard Navy Yearbook. 1st US in dj
Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1944, 
ANDREWS, Phillip and Leonard ENGEL (eds.). Navy Yearbook. N.Y.: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, (1944). First Edition. Pp (8),1-376. Illustrated. Double column. Large oblong 8vo, blue cloth. "Printed in sheet fed gravure on fine antique paper, Navy Yearbook portrays in word and photographs a vivid, memorable picture of the navies of the world." - from the dj. Contents : Naval Chronology - World War II; Battle of the Atlantic; U.S. Navy to World War II; U.S. Naval Construction; U.S. Coast Guard; U.S. Naval Aviation; Great Britain; U.S.S.R.; France; Italy; Germany; Japan; Data Section - United States, Great Britain, Canada, Australia, India, New Zealand, Other British, U.S.S.R., France, Italy, Germany, Japan, Smaller Allied Navies, Smaller Axis Navies, Pro-Allied Non-Belligerents, Other Countries; War Loss Section. Vg in vg but torn dj. 85.00

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4 ANDREWS, Phillip and Leonard ENGEL (eds.) ENGEL, Leonard Navy Yearbook. 1st US in lesser dj
Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1944, 
ANDREWS, Phillip and Leonard ENGEL (eds.). Navy Yearbook. N.Y.: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, (1944). First Edition. Pp (8),1-376. Illustrated. Double column. Large oblong 8vo, blue cloth. "Printed in sheet fed gravure on fine antique paper, Navy Yearbook portrays in word and photographs a vivid, memorable picture of the navies of the world." - from the dj. Contents : Naval Chronology - World War II; Battle of the Atlantic; U.S. Navy to World War II; U.S. Naval Construction; U.S. Coast Guard; U.S. Naval Aviation; Great Britain; U.S.S.R.; France; Italy; Germany; Japan; Data Section - United States, Great Britain, Canada, Australia, India, New Zealand, Other British, U.S.S.R., France, Italy, Germany, Japan, Smaller Allied Navies, Smaller Axis Navies, Pro-Allied Non-Belligerents, Other Countries; War Loss Section. Vg in spine and hinge-chipped, creased, tape-repaired dj. 75.00

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5 ANDRIEUX, J.P. Shipwreck at St. Pierre : Tragedy and Heroism in Sail and Steam
W.F. Rannie, Lincoln, ON, 1982, 
ANDRIEUX, J.P. Shipwreck at St. Pierre : Tragedy and Heroism in Sail and Steam. Lincoln, Ont.: W.F. Rannie, Publisher, (1982). First Printing. Pp (6),7-142, (2). Illustrated. 8vo, white trade paperback. Chapters : The island s; Murder and gold; The great storm; A crew scuttles their ship; Fear of the natives; Death on the mast; The war years; A race that didn't take place;Prohibition; Generals aground; A New Year's party is assured; An heroic re scue; A master saves his vessel; Rumrunner aground; Arrival of the Free French naval forces; The sea takes two; The wreck of a movie queen; A trawler that wasn't wanted; Wrong Position; The fear of oil. Very good. 15.00

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Letter to a Certain Eminent British Sailor [bound with] A Specimen of NakedTruth, Anonymous] VERNON, Edward.
6 Anonymous] VERNON, Edward. Letter to a Certain Eminent British Sailor [bound with] A Specimen of NakedTruth
W. Webb, London, 1746, 
[VERNON, Edward]. A Specimen of Naked Truth , from a British Sailor, a Sincere Well-Wisher to the Honour and Prosperity of the Present Royal Family, and his Country. L: Printed for W. Webb near St. Paul's, (1746). Pp 30. [bound with] [Anonymous]. A Letter to a Certain Eminent British Sailor , Occasion'd by his Specimen of Naked Truth. From a Zealous Assertor of his Merit, and Sincere Well-Wisher to his Person. London : Printed for M. Moore, near St. Paul's, (1746). Pp 32. 8vo, half calf, marbled boards. "Vernon was advanced to admiral in 1745 and appointed to command the North Sea Fleet. He was responsible for stopping supplies from France destined to nourish the attempt of Prince Charles Edward to regain the throne of Britain for the deposed Stuart line of kings. This was his last operational command, as he askedto be relieved when the Admiralty refused to grant him the status of comma nder-in-chief. During the following year his named was removed from the list of flag officers as a result of the publication of a number of anonymous pamphlets highly critical of the Admiralty which, although he denied authorship, were known to have been written by him." -Oxford Companion to Ships and the Sea, p. 911. Ffep gone, rubbed with slight wear to extremities of calf, eps yellowed, else very good. 1,250.00

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7 ANSON, George). PACK, S.W.C. PACK, S.W.C. Admiral Lord Anson : The story of Anson's voyage and naval events of his day. 1st UK in dj
Cassell, 1960, 
(ANSON, George). PACK, Captain S.W.C. Admiral Lord Anson : The story of Anson's voyage and naval events of his day. London: Cassell, (1960). First Printing. Pp. (6),vii-xvii,(1),1-[262], portrait frontispiece, + 16 p. of black and white plates. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. NMM II:249. Admiral George Anson (b. April 23, 1697, Staffordshire - d.June 6, 1762, Moor Park, Hertfordshire). "The career of Admiral Lord Anson heralded the most glorious epoch in the history of the Royal Navy. He was the first of the great eighteenth century admirals, preceding Rodney, Howe,St. Vincent and finally Nelson, whose mighty victory at Trafalgar set the seal on a process which was based not only on those qualities of seamanship, command and heroism which they all, without exception, possessed, but equally important, on the reorganization of the navy itself. [...] Anson was asailor in the tradition of Drake and Hawkins and his early life reads like the saga of a successful buccaneer. When in 1740 he was sent to harry the Spanish American possessions, he achieved not only this specific objective,but came home, after an epic voyage of circumnavigation involving terrible losses and setbakcs surmounted through leadership and resolve, with the ri chest prize cargo in history. [...] Later he was appointed to the Admiralty, where he served, with only a short break, from 1745 until his death in 1762, eventually becoming First Lord. In this capacity he introduced many reforms, salvaging the Navy from its moribund state and earning for himself the title 'Father of the Navy'." - from the dustjacket. Contents: Background on Anson's Time; Anson's Early Life; War with Spain; Scurvy and Storm take their Toll; Events at Juan Fernandez, and the End of the Tryal; More Prizes, and the Burning of Paita; From Paita to Quibo, and the Search for the Galleon; Petition by the Officers of the Tryal; The End of the Gloucester; Marooned Ashore at Tinian; Further Search for the Galleon; War with France; Anson at Admiralty; The Engagement in the Law Courts; Anson's Victory off Finisterre; The navy Once More Paramount; An Uneasy Peace; The Loss of Minorca; The Struggle for Command of the Sea; The Eclipse of France's Naval Power;Saunders at Quebec; Years of Glory. With index. Very good in nicked, uncli pped dustjacket. 35.00

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8 ANSON, Peter F. Mariners of Brittany
J.M. Dent, London, 1931, 
ANSON, Peter F. Mariners of Brittany . Written and illustrated by Peter F. Anson. L.: J.M. Dent, (1931). Pp. [i]-xiii,(1),1-254,(2), frontis. Illustrated. Map endpapers. 8vo, blue cloth with black lettering to front and spine. Contents: 1. Introduction -- "Armor", Country of the Sea, 2. Religion andSocial Conditions among the Mariners of Brittany, 3. Superstitions and Fol k-Lore, 4. Breton Seamen in the French Navy, 5. The Breton Cod Fisheries, 6. The Breton Sardine Fisheries, 7. The Breton Tunny Fisheries, 8. Types of Fishing Vessels and other Craft on the Coast of Brittany, 9. Ille-et-Vilaine -- Cancale to Saint-Brieuc, 10. Côtes-du-Nord -- Saint-Brieuc to Locquirec, 11-14. Finistère: i. Locquirec to Pointe Saint-Mathieu, ii. The Islands of Molène, Ouessant, and Sein, iii. Pointe Saint-Mathieu to Penmarch, iv. Penmarch to Le Pouldu, 15. Morbihan, 16. Loire-Inférieure -- Piriac to Nantes. Includes copious Newfoundland references. Spine heavily sunned (to white) with frayed ends and brown staining, slightly splayed, boards and top edge dampstained (though the stain seems not to have percolated to the text ormargins). As is. 16.00

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9 ARTZ, Frederick B. Development of Technical Education in France 1500-1850. in dj
MIT Press, 1966, 
ARTZ, Frederick B. Development of Technical Education in France 1500-1850. Cambridge, Mass. + London, England: Pub. jointly by the Society for the History of Technology and MIT Press, 1966. Pp (6),vii-x,(2),1-274,(2). 8vo, black cloth spine, red cloth boards. Three of the four chapters have a section on Naval Education : Ch.2. Age of Enlightenment 1715-1789, Part 4. Naval Education (pp.102-109); Ch.3. Era of the French Revolution 1789-1815, Part 6. Naval Education (pp.175-180); Ch.4. Constitutional Monarchy 1815-1848, Part 6. Naval Education (pp.262-266). Also other references in Index. Vg in worn dj. 40.00

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10 AUPHAN, Paul, Rear Admiral MORDAL, Jacques SABALOT, A.C.J., Captain French Navy in World War II. in dj.
United States Naval Institute, Annapolis, Md., 1959, 
AUPHAN, Paul, Rear Admiral and Jacques MORDAL. The French Navy in World WarII. Translated by Captain A.C.J. SABALOT. Annapolis, Md.: United States Na val Institute, (1959). Pp. [i]-xvi,(2),1-413,(1). Illustrated with 24 pagesof plates. 8vo, blue cloth covers with white lettering to spine. Chapters: 1. The Naval Tradition of France; 2. The Navy on the Eve of the Second Wor ld War; 3. The Opening of Hostilities; 4. Protecting the Sea Lanes; 5. In Search of a Strategy; 6. The Diversionary Operation in Norway; 7. France Invaded; 8. The Miracle at Dunkirk; 9. Fall of the French Atlantic Ports; 10. Fifteen Days of War in the Mediterranean; 11. The Armistice Between France and the Axis; 12. The Misunderstanding Over Article 8; 13. The Drama of Mers-el-Kebir; 14. Naval Politics Under the Armistice; 15. The Free French Naval Forces; 16. Feeding France Under the Armistice; 17. Defending the Empire; 18. Threat and Crisis in the Far East; 19. The Anglo-American Landings inNorth Africa - the Prelude; 20. The Anglo-American Landings in North Afric a - Tragedy and Turning Point; 21. France Totally Occupied; 22. Tragedy at Toulon and Bizerte; 23. Rejoining the Allies; 24. French Naval Operations, 1943-1944; 25. The Navy in Occupied France; 26. Normandy and the Beginning of the Liberation; 27. The Provence Landings and Toulon; 28. Paris - And the Last Winter; 29. The Navy in Indochina; 30. Bitter Reunion; 31. Conclusion. Vg in spine-sunned, slightly edgeworn dj with browning to dj covers. 75.00

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Marines Etrangeres.  in glassine dj., BENOIST, Marc Collection "Le Monde au Travail".
11 BENOIST, Marc Collection "Le Monde au Travail". Marines Etrangeres. in glassine dj.
J. De Gigord, Paris, 1938, 
BENOIST, Marc. Les Marines Étrangères. Paris: J. De Gigord, [1938?]. Pp 179. Illustrated. 8vo, ill. card covers. An immediate pre-World War Two French-language review of the British, German, Italian, United States, Japanese, and French navies. Rubbed, nicked at top of spine, else vg in glassine dj. 65.00

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12 BERNIER, Jean-Pierre Forces Françaises Libres. 1. Combats de l'Espoir.
Editions Heimdal, 1989, 
BERNIER, Jean-Pierre. Forces Françaises Libres. 1. Combats de l'Espoir. N.pl.: Editions Heimdal, (1989). Pp [1]-[96]. Illustrated. Maps. Double Column. Large 8vo, illustrated red and white glossy paper covered boards. "En juin 1940, des Français refusent la défaite et décident de poursuivre le combat contre l'Allemagne et l'Italie. Évadés de France ou légionnaires du corpsexpéditionnaire de Narvik, soldats des colonies d'Afrique équatoriales ou civils de tout l'Empire français, de Tahiti à la Nouvelle-Calédonie, ils serangent sous la bannière d'un général encore inconnu qui, depuis Londres, vient de les appeler à continuer la lutte. Leur emblème : la croix de Lorraine. Leur espoir : libérer la France. Ils s'appellent Leclerc, Kœnig, Monclar, Messmer, Massu... Les premiers pilotes de chasse des Forces françaises libres participent à la Bataille d'Angleterre, dont dépend alors le sort dumonde libre ; dans l'Atlantique, les marins protègent les convois assailli s par les meutes de sous-marins allemands." - from the back cover. Of nautical interest : Forces Navales Françaises Libres (pp 91-92), and a few navalphotographs. Very good. 35.00

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13 BIRD, Harrison Navies in the Mountains : The Battles on the Waters of Lake Champlain and Lake George 1609-1814. First Edition in dustjacket
Oxford University Press, New York, 1962, 1962 
BIRD, Harrison. Navies in the Mountains : The Battles on the Waters of Lake Champlain and Lake George 1609-1814. New York : Oxford University Press, 1 962. First Edition. Pp (16),3-361,(1),+ 4 pp.plates. 8vo, white cloth, red and gilt lettering to spine. Map end-papers as well as 4 maps in the text.

Myron Smith, American Navy 1789-1860 : Bibliography 573; Fredriksen, Free Trade and Sailors’ Rights : A Bibliography of the War of 1812 E107.

"Here for the first time is the exciting, dramatic story of the naval engagements fought on Lake Champlain and Lake George. Many of the most significant battles of the whole period between the first landings by Europeans on the North American continent and the conclusion of the War of 1812 some two centurie s later took place on these two lakes. Situated on the most important north-south gateway in North America — with the St. Lawrence River to the north and the Hudson River to the south — the two lakes were a natural focal point for the forces attempting to control the eastern seaboard from New York north. First France and England, later England and the new United States, threw their best soldiers and sailors into the desperate struggles for the region." - from the dj flap.

Contents:
I. France in the Ascendancy.
1. Men ofIron;
2. New France Expands.

II. England Triumphs.
3. William Johnson Moves North;
4. Rangers over the Lakes;
5. Victories and Defeats;
6. 'Success to General Amherst";
7. Five Years' Work Is Done.

III. Independence Is Won.
8. Green Mountain Boys;
9. Liberty Is a Schooner;
10. To Quebec — and Back;
11. Benedict Arnold's Plan;
12. The Americans Make Ready;
13. The British Make Ready;
14. In Harm's Way;
15. The Year That Was Won;
16. Johnny Burgoyne Moves South;
17. The World Turned Upside Down";
18.The Prevailing Wind.

IV. The American Lake.
19. The U.S. Navy on Lake;
20 Alarms and Excursions;
21. The Frigate Saratoga;
22. Macdonough Anchors His Fleet; A Signal Victory;

With list of the Boats that Participated in the Battles, bibliography and index.

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14 Bisson) Souvenir de la Visite du "Bisson" a Montreal Aout 1881
Petit Figaro, Montréal, 1891, 
(Bisson). Souvenir de la Visite du "Bisson" à Montréal Aout 1881. Montréal : Aux Bureaux du "Petit Figaro", (1891). Pp 34. 12mo, wrappers. Events surrounding the visit of this French naval vessel to Quebec with Contre-Amiral Jules Marie Armand Cavalier de Cuverville on board. Emphasis on the social rather than the shiply. Covers chipped and spotted, glue stains to a few pages, else very good. 30.00

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15 BONE, David W. BONE, Muirhead Merchantman Rearmed. UK in dj, inscribed
Chatto & Windus, London, 1949, 
BONE, David W. Merchantman Rearmed. With drawings by Muirhead Bone. London : Chatto & Windus, 1949. First Printing. Pp 332, including frontispiece andplates. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettered navy blue title bl ock to spine. Law 1376. Contents : 1918-1939; Everything for the Ballroom; Envelope 'Z'; Ship's Husband; Sailing Orders; The Magnetic Caul; Continental Export; Binoculars; Seavacuees, and Blood for Britain; Troop Convoy; Movement Exodus; Paper Salvage; Manning a Sea Ghost; Confirmed Invalid; Circassia; One Shilling a Month; Sealed Orders; Operation Torch; Storm and Moonlight; Gareloch for Orders; Operation Husky; Action Deferred; Operation Shingle; On 'Monkey Island'; Casual Portent; The Return to France: Operation Bigot; Beach Operation in Reverse; Russian Episode; The Last Convoy; UnfinishedBusiness; Ocean Chessboard; Hauling Down. Very good in edgeworn, spine-chi pped, unclipped dust jacket. Signed and warmly inscribed by the author on the half-title leaf. 65.00

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16 BOUDRIOT, Jean ROBERTS, David H., trans. Schooner La Jacinthe 1825. in dj.
Jean Boudriot, 1990, 
BOUDRIOT, Jean. Schooner La Jacinthe 1825. English Translation by David H. Roberts. Monograph and Plans 1/48 Scale. Paris: Jean Boudriot, 1990. Pp 70,5 folding plates, 5 folding plates at rear. 4to, blue cloth. Collection Ar chéologie Navale Française. A translation into English of a volume of Boudriot's famous Collection Archéologie Navale Française series, describing oneof a class of eleven schooners designed for the French Navy by J.-F. Delam orinière, and launched in 1823 and 1824. The extremely detailed monograph and drawings will be of great help to model makers. Vg in dj. 200.00

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17 BOWMAN, Larry W. and Ian CLARK, (eds.). JUKES, Geoffrey TOWLE, Philip KAPUR, Ashok Indian Ocean in Global Politics.
Westview Press, 1981, 
BOWMAN, Larry W. and Ian CLARK, (eds.). The Indian Ocean in Global Politics. Boulder, CO : Westview Press / Nedlands, W.A.: University of Western Australia, (1981). Pp (6),vii-xi,(1),1-260. Some tables in text. 8vo, pale green cardcovers. In the Westview Special Studies in International Relations series. Papadakis & Glassner, International Law of the Sea and Marine Affairs: A Bibliography : Supplement to the 1980 edition 8368; Gotthold, Indian Ocean: World Bibliographical Series 359. "Nine of the papers grew out of the International Conference on Indian Ocean Studies held in Perth, Australia, in August, 1979." Part 1. Regional Powers in the Indian Ocean. 1. "The Strait of Hormuz : The Global Chokepoint" by Rouhollah K. Ramazani; 2. "New Patterns of India's Relations with Indian Ocean Littoral States" by Dieter Braun; 3. India's Nonalignment and Superpower Naval Rivalry in the Indian Ocean" by Joel Larus; 4. Australia and the Indian Ocean " by Henry S. Albinski;5. African Conflict and Superpower Involvement in the Western Indian Ocean " by Larry W. Bowman Part 2. External Powers in the Indian Ocean . 6. "The October War, the 1973-1974 Arab Oil Embargo, and U.S. Policy on the Indian Ocean" by Kim C. Beazley; 7. "Carter's Diplomacy and the Indian Ocean Region" by Ashok Kapur; 8. "Soviet Arms Supplies and Indian Ocean Diplomacy" by Ian Clark; 9. "Soviet Naval Policy in the Indian Ocean " by Geoffrey Jukes;10. "France and the Indian Ocean" by Jean-Pierre Gormane. Part 3. Internat ional Organizations in the Indian Ocean . 11. "The United Nations Ad Hoc Committee on the Indian Ocean : Blind Alley or Zone of Peace?" by Philip Towle; 12. "Demilitarization Proposals for the Indian Ocean" by George W. Shepherd, Jr. With index. Tape-repaired tear to front cover, else very good. 15.00

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18 BOYNE, Walter J. Clash of Titans : World War II at Sea
Simon & Schuster, New York, 1995, ISBN:0684801965 
BOYNE, Walter J. Clash of Titans : World War II at Sea. New York : Simon & Schuster, (1995). Pp. (2), [1]-381, (1), [32] p. of plates. Illustrated, 8vo, blue cloth spine with paler blue paper covered boards. "Clash of Titans covers every aspect of the sea war, including the contributions of the lesser naval powers, France, Italy and the Soviet Union, as Walter J. Boyne evaluates strategies, analyzes major battles and exaines the leading personalities on both sides."--from dust jacket. Vg. in vg. dj. 20.00

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19 BRENET, Albert Navire a Travers les Temps
1951, 
BRENET, Albert. Le Navire a Travers les Temps. (Paris): Éditions de Varenne, (1951). Pp 64. 8vo, ill. boards. A brief introduction to the history of vessels types by means of several dozen photographs chronicling merchant andnaval ships from antiquity to the post World War Two period. Text in Frenc h. Spine nearly detached, rubbed with wear to extremities, light foxing to initial and final leaves, owner's inscription, else vg. 15.00

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20 BRENTON, Edward Pelham. Naval History of Great Britain From the Year 1783 to 1836. A New and Greatly Improved Edition. Illustrated with portraits, plans, etc.
Henry Colburn, London, 1837, 
BRENTON, Edward Pelham. The Naval History of Great Britain From the Year MDCCLXXXIII to MDCCCXXXVI. A New and Greatly Improved Edition. Illustrated with portraits, plans, etc. In Two Volumes. Vol. I. London : Henry Colburn, 1837. Pp [iii]-xxiv,[3]-640,+ frontis + 8 leaves of plates + 1 folding plan + errata slip tipped-in at rear. 8vo, full black leather, gilt borders, alledges marbled. A revised edition of this work originally published in 1823 by the distinguished naval historian and biographer of St. Vincent. Brento n himself served in the Royal Navy, reaching the rank of post-captain, and was the brother of Admiral Sir Jahleel Brenton, American-born loyalist who served in the Swedish navy against Russia and was wrecked and taken prisoner in France during the Napoleonic Wars. Brenton writes of the immortals of British naval history as of peers, and often his information comes first hand or at least from intimates of those who were there. While mindful of thegreat tradition of naval historiography, he is unfailingly severe with wri ters who, through lack of technical knowledge or sheer sloppiness, allow inaccuracies to enter th eir accounts. This new edition clearly minimizes such failings as may exist in his own work. Louis H. Roddis (1886-1969), M.D. and Captain, Medical Corps, U.S. Navy, is the author of various books on the history of nautical medicine. Lacking spine, both boards very worn and detached, with remnants of scotch tape, ffep chipped and detached, occasionalfoxing, overall a poor, reading copy of a scarce title. Ex-libris Louis H. Roddis, USN (bookplate and signature). As is. Vol. I only for 60,00

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