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1 AAS, L. ADELER, Cort) Cort Adeler : Den Norske Sjohelt
Hovik Bokhandel, Oslo, 1943, 
AAS, L. Cort Adeler : Den Norske Sjohelt . (Oslo): Høvik Bokhandel, 1943. Pp. (6),[7]-188, port. frontis., + 11 leaves of black and white plates. Illustrated. 8vo, pressed blue cloth with gilt lettering to front and spine, top edge dyed blue. A biography of the seventeenth-century Norwegian naval hero who was a fixture in the Norwegian, Danish, Dutch and Venetian navies during a volatile period in European history. Text in Norwegian. Light shelfwear, top edge a bit dusty, else vg. 35.00

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2 ABBOT, Willis J. Naval History of the United States. 2 vols.
Peter Feneloh Collier, New York, 1890, 
ABBOT, Willis J. The Naval History of the United States . IN TWO VOLUMES. New York: Peter Feneloh Collier, (1890). Pp. [i]-xii,(10),1-434; (2),435-867,(1), including frontis. and plates. Illustrated. Large 8vo, blue cloth with pressed lettering to spine. This two volume chronicle of the history of the American Navy is broken down into five parts: 1. Blue Jackets of '76; 2.Blue Jackets of 1812; 3. Blue Jackets of '61; 4. Blue Jackets in Time of P eace; 5. The Naval War with Spain. Inner hinges cracked and tender, spine lettering faded, edgeworn, else vg. For the set. 25.00

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3 ABBOTT, John S.C. History of the Civil War in America; Comprising a Full and Impartial Account of the Origin and Progress of the Rebellion, Naval and Military Engagements, of the Heroic Deeds Performed by Armies and Individuals. And of Touching Scenes in the Field
Gurdon Bill & Company / H.C. Johnson / Charles Bill, Springfield, Mass./ Cincinnati / Chicago, 1867, 
ABBOTT, John S.C. The History of the Civil War in America; Comprising a Full and Impartial Account of the Origin and Progress of the Rebellion, Naval and Military Engagements, of the Heroic Deeds Performed by Armies and Individuals. And of Touching Scenes in the Field, the Camp, the Hospital, and the Cabin. Illustrated with Maps, Diagrams, and numerous Steel Engravings of Battle Scenes, from Original Designs by Darley, and Other Eminent Artists, and Portraits of Distinguished Men. Sold Only by Distributing Agents. Springfield, Mass.: Gurdon Bill & Company / Cincinnati : H.C. Johnson / Chicago : Charles Bill, 1867. Pp [i]-x,(2),[15]-507,(1), frontis portrait + 8 plates; (2),[15]-629,(5),+ 10 plates. With 47 Diagrams and Maps in text. Indexes. 8vo, rebound in modern maroon leather, gilt lettering to spine, new endpapers. Some naval content : Chap. XIV : The Merrimac and the Monitor (pp 336-352, includes a steel engraving of the “Naval Combat Between the Monitor &Merrimac”). Some foxing throughout, else a very good, newly rebound copy. The set for 150.00

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4 ABELL, Westcott, Sir Shipwright's Trade. Caravan reprint
Caravan Book Service, New York, 1962, 
ABELL, Westcott, Sir. The Shipwright's Trade. New York : Caravan Book Service. Reprint edition. Pp 218. Illustrated. 8vo, green cloth. National Maritime Museum, The Development of the Boat : A Select Bibliography 1284a. "Sir Westcott Abell, an Honorary Vice-President of the Institute of Naval Architects, and a past Master of the Worshipful Company of Shipwrights, has here packed into 200 pages an account of shipbuilding from the 'dug-out' and theancient river ships of Egypt to the great shaping-time in England under th e Tudors and Stuarts when the basic technique was finally set down and established; thence to the coming of iron, steam and steel in the nineteenth century; and to mass-production in our own century, to meet the needs of two world wars." -from the dj of the original Cambridge University Press edition. Part 1. Early Days. 1. The 'Dug-Out'; 2. Ships of Egypt; 3. Ships of theNear East; 4. Roman Ships; 5. Viking Ships; 6. The Travels of Marco Polo; 7. Early English Ships. Part 1I. The Growth of the Trade (1485-1837). 1. The Tudors; 2. The Master Shipwrights; 3. William Burrell; 4. ; 5. Matthew Baker; 6. Phineas Pett; 7. Anthony Deane, Kt.; 8. The Stuarts; 9. The Shipbuilders Assistant [on William Sutherland's text-book of 1711]; 10. Timber andIron; 11. The East India Company; 12. The Hanovers. Part 1II. Iron, Steam, and Steel (from 1837). 1. The Coming of Iron; 2. I.K. Brunel [Isambard Kin gdom Brunel]; 3. Scott Russell; 4. Early Ironclads; 5. Methods of Working; 6. Merchant Ships of Iron; 7. The Composite Clipper-Ships; 8. The Advent ofSteel; 9. The Sorrows of Science; 10. William Froude; 11. Ships and Engine s; 12. Steam and Coal; 13. Charles Parsons; 14. Oil and Oil Engines; 15. The Growth of Structures; 16. The Shape of Modern Ships; 17. The Great Wars; 18. Shipwrights of the Royal Dockyards. With Notes on Authorities and index. Very slightly rubbed, else very good. 75.00

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5 ABELL, Westcott, Sir PETT, Phineas Shipwright's Trade. First Edition
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1948, 
ABELL, Westcott, Sir. The Shipwright's Trade. Cambridge: At the University Press, 1948. First Edition. Pp (6),v-xiii,(1),[1]-218 + frontispiece + 19 pages of plates. 8vo, green cloth, gilt decoration on front, gilt lettering on spine. National Maritime Museum, The Development of the Boat : A Select Bibliography 1284a. "Sir Westcott Abell, an Honorary Vice-President of the Institute of Naval Architects, and a past Master of the Worshipful Company of Shipwrights, has here packed into 200 pages an account of shipbuilding from the 'dug-out' and the ancient river ships of Egypt to the great shaping-time in England under the Tudors and Stuarts when the basic technique was finally set down and established; thence to the coming of iron, steam and steel in the nineteenth century; and to mass-production in our own century, to meet the needs of two world wars." -from the dj (not with this copy). With splendid illustrations. Part 1. Early Days. 1. The 'Dug-Out'; 2. Ships of Egypt; 3. Ships of the Near East; 4. Roman Ships; 5. Viking Ships; 6. TheTravels of Marco Polo; 7. Early English Ships. Part 1I. The Growth of the Trade (1485-1837). 1. The Tudors; 2. The Master Shipwrights; 3. William Burrell; 4. ; 5. Matthew Baker; 6. Phineas Pett; 7. Anthony Deane, Kt.; 8. TheStuarts; 9. The Shipbuilders Assistant [on William Sutherland's text-book of 1711]; 10. Timber and Iron; 11. The East India Company; 12. The Hanovers. Part 1II. Iron, Steam, and Steel (from 1837). 1. The Coming of Iron; 2. I.K. Brunel [Isambard Kingdom Brunel]; 3. Scott Russell; 4. Early Ironclads;5. Methods of Working; 6. Merchant Ships of Iron; 7. The Composite Clipper -Ships; 8. The Advent of Steel; 9. The Sorrows of Science; 10. William Froude; 11. Ships and Engines; 12. Steam and Coal; 13. Charles Parsons; 14. Oiland Oil Engines; 15. The Growth of Structures; 16. The Shape of Modern Shi ps; 17. The Great Wars; 18. Shipwrights of the Royal Dockyards. With Notes on Authorities and index. Spine sunned, name, else very good. 75.00

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6 ABRAHAM, Cyril Blazing Ocean. First Edition in dustjacket
Severn House, London, 1979, 
ABRAHAM, Cyril. The Blazing Ocean. (London) : Severn House, (1979). First Printing. Pp 218. 8vo, maroon cloth. A novel by the author of The Oneidin Line. "Cunning and seamanship got the Kentucky Minstrel out of Oran while theRoyal Navy pounded the French fleet. Hastily armed, she sailed in convoy a fter convoy through the inferno of the submarine-haunted Atlantic, home to a bomb-battered Liverpool. Captain Turner and his crew had been fighting the sea all their lives; now they faced the added hazards of the U-boat wolf packs, the Luftwaffe's dive-bombers, the shells of the surface raiders." - from the dj. Very good in rubbed price-clipped dustjacket. 25.00

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7 ABRAHAMS, Israel ALEXANDER the Great) COOK, Stanley, preface] Campaigns in Palestine from Alexander the Great : The Schweich Lectures, 1922
Humphrey Milford, Oxford University Press, London, 1927, 
ABRAHAMS, Israel. Campaigns in Palestine from Alexander the Great : The Schweich Lectures, 1922. [Preface by Stanley Cook]. London: published for the British Academy, but Humphrey Milford, Oxford University Press, 1927. Pp. (4),[v]-x,(2),[1]-55,(1), map frontispiece, + 1 plate leaf. 8vo, navy blue cloth with pressed borders to front board, gilt lettering to spine. "That the campaigns in Palestine deserve a much higher position among the decisive battles of the world is a view which is intelligible and excusable, the more so as military events which shaped or reshaped the history of the 'least of all lands' naturally make a special appeal to biblical students. Nor canone deny that the triumph of Judaism through the victories of the Maccabee s was part of the great Oriental reaction against Hellenism, and that it preserved the Old Testament and thus formed the prelude to Christianity." - from the preface. Light smudging to front board, else very good. 25.00

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8 ADAMS, W. H. Davenport BARNABY, N. (appendix) Famous Ships of the British Navy; or, Stories of Enterprise and Daring collected from Our Naval Chronicles
James Hogg and Sons, 1863, 
ADAMS, W. H. Davenport. Famous Ships of the British Navy; or, Stories of Enterprise and Daring collected from Our Naval Chronicles. With numerous illustrations and diagrams; and an Appendix on Iron-Clad Ships by N. Barnaby. L: James Hogg and Sons, 1863. Pp. (6), [vii]-xiv, [1], 16-316, (4). With [7]pp. of plates. Frontis with tissue guard. Small 8vo, blue cloth, gilt bord ers and cameo portrait of Nelson to the front, gilt titles and embellishments to spine. Short histories of several of the Royal Navy's most famous sailing ships and the gallant captains that sailed aboard them. Includes the "Mary Rose", Sir Francis Drake and the "Golden Hind", Admiral Robert Blake and his flag-ships the "Triumph", the "Swiftsure" and the "St. George", the "Royal Charles", the "Centurion", William Bligh and the "Bounty", the "Arethusa", a French frigate captured in May 1759 and added to the British Navy under the same name, Nelson's "Victory, and the story of the shipwreck of the "Alceste". Ex-libris Pullen. Binding cracked in several places, spine slightly sunned, with some wear to the head and tail, corners bumped, the occasional foxed spot here and there, inked presentation inscription to the front paste-down, else a very good copy. 125.00

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9 ADCOCK, Al GREER, Don SEWELL, Joe Warships number 6 U.S. Ballistic Missile Subs in Action. pbk.
Squadron/Signal Publications, Carrollton, TX, 1993, ISBN:0897472934 
ADCOCK, Al. U.S. Ballistic Missile Subs in Action . Color by Don Greer. Illustrated by Joe Sewell. (Carrollton, TX: Squadron/Signal Publications, 1993). Pp.[1]-50. Illustrated. Double column. Oblong 8vo, illustrated stapled blue card covers. Warships Number 6. Light edgewear, faint creasing near spine, else vg. Uncommon. 30.00

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10 ADKINS, Ray. ADKINS, Lesley. NELSON). Jack Tar : Life in Nelson's Navy. 1st pbk.
Abacus, London, 2009, ISBN:9780349120348 
ADKINS, Ray and Lesley. Jack Tar : Life in Nelson's Navy. [Front cover adds: "The extraordinary lives of ordinary seamen in Nelson's navy"]. (London):Abacus, (2009). First Paperback Printing. Pp. [i]-l,[1]-429,(1), + 16 p. o f plates. Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated cream card covers with blue and redlettering to front and spine. "When Lord Nelson was born 250 years ago, th e navy for which he sacrificed his life depended on one thing above all else -- the thousands of sailors and marines who manned the great wind-poweredwooden warships. These ordinary men were drawn -- often unwillingly -- fro m all over Britain and beyond, and they made the Royal Navy invincible through skill, courage and sheer determination. 'Jack Tar' gives these forgotten men a voice in an enthralling picture of what their life was really like during this age of sail. Letters, diaries and other manuscripts reveal how they lived, worked, fought and died on board the warships. Their emotions and experiences are explored, from the dread of press-gangs and shipwreck, to the exhilaration of battle, grog, prize-money and prostitutes." - from the rear cover. Very good. 12.50

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11 ADKINS, Roy, and Lesley ADKINS. ADKINS, Lesley NELSON, Horatio War for All the Oceans : From Nelson at the Nile to Napoleon at Waterloo. in dj.
Viking, New York, 2007, ISBN:9780670038660 
ADKINS, Roy, and Lesley ADKINS. The War for All the Oceans : From Nelson atthe Nile to Napoleon at Waterloo. (New York) : Viking, (2007). First Print ing. Pp [i]-xxvi,[1]-534,+ 16 pp plates. Maps. Index. 8vo, blue paper covered boards, gilt lettering to spine. "From its very first page, The War for All the Oceans is an adventure story—a superb account of the naval war thatlasted from Napoleon's seizure of power in 1798 to the War of 1811 with th e United States. Most naval histories stop at Nelson's death at the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805.. Yet the Royal Navy took on almost every other nationthat had a rival fleet: the French, Spanish, Dutch, Danes, Russians, Turks and Ameri­cans. Shipping routes all over the world were guarded to ensure that trade with Britain was not interrupted, and, as Napoleon lost his empire, Britain formed solid, imperial foundations—all because the British navygained control of the oceans. Roy and Lesley Adkins bring this naval war t o life, writing about its heroes, ship maneuvers and shipboard life with equal relish. They paint a brilliant picture of the large fleet actions of the war, such as the battles of the Nile and Copenhagen; duels between pairs of ships, such as the HMS Shannon and USS Chesapeake; and combined naval and army operations like the disas­trous Walcheren expedition. They provide aringside seat to the earliest attacks with torpedoes and rock­ets and a fr esh look at our own country in a brilliant rendering of the War of 1811, fought in our nation's infancy. As in Nelson's Trafalgar, the Adkinses delight in the details, drawing vivid portraits of the sailors as well as the press-gangs, prostitutes and spies who populated this epic war." - from the dj. Underlining in pen on page 126, else very good in unclipped dustjacket. 20.00

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12 Admiralty A.B.C.D. Pamphlet. B.R. 1294 B
1952, 
Admiralty. A.B.C.D. Pamphlet. B.R. 1294 B. Director of Tactical and Staff Duties Division, Naval Staff, Admiralty, 1952. Pp [1]-[19],(1). 12mo, blue printed card covers. Admiraly prefatory note by J.G. Lang', 17 May, 1952. "For issue to every Officer and Man on joining the Royal Navy".Acronym for Atomic, Biological and Chemical Protection and Damage Control: ABCD. Sections: A.B.C.D. : Golden Rules for A.B.C.D. Damage : Flooding - Watertight Discipline - Fire - Machinery and Equipment Damage Casualties : Contamination - Personal Protection Precautions - Flash, Fragments and Flast - First Aid. Your Ship and You. Light soiling, with dog-earing to upper corners, else very good 30.00

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13 Admiralty) Admiralty Manual of Navigation. Vol.I, in dj
HMSO, 1970, 
(Admiralty). Admiralty Manual of Navigation. Volume I, B.R. 45(1). L.: Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1970. Revised to 1964. Pp 510. 8vo, navy cloth. Vg in lightly nicked dj. 30.00

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14 Admiralty) Admiralty Manual of Navigation. Vol.I, no dj
HMSO, 1970, 
(Admiralty). Admiralty Manual of Navigation. Volume I, B.R. 45(1). London: Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1970. Revised to 1964. Pp. (2),iii-vii,(1),1-510. 8vo, navy cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Very good. 25.00

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15 Admiralty) Admiralty Manual of Navigation. Volume II, B.R. 45(2). Revised 1960
HMSO, London, 1971, 
(Admiralty). Admiralty Manual of Navigation. Volume II, B.R. 45(2). Revised1960. London: Her Majesty's Stationery Office, (1971). Fourth Impression. Pp. (1),ii-xi,(1),1-297,(1), frontispiece, + 1 folding chart. Illustrated. 8vo, navy cloth with gilt lettering to spine. New Edition 1960. Very good. 25.00

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16 Admiralty) Admiralty Manual of Seamanship. Vol.II. in dj.
Her Majesty's Stationery Office HMSO, London, 1967, 
(Admiralty). Admiralty Manual of Seamanship. Volume II, B.R. 67(2). London:Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1967. Pp 641. 8vo, navy cloth. B.R. 67(2) , superseding [the same] dated 1951. January 1967. Name to front pastedown,else vwery good in unclipped dust jacket. 25.00

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17 Admiralty) Admiralty Manual of Seamanship. Vol.III. 2nd pr of 2nd ed in dj.
HMSO, 1966, 
(Admiralty). Admiralty Manual of Seamanship. Volume III, B.R. 67(3). L.: Her Majesty's Stationery Office, (1966). Second Printing of the Second Edition. Pp 403. Illustrated. 8vo, navy cloth. Name, else vg in rubbed, nicked, unclipped dj. 30.00

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18 Admiralty] Admiralty Method of Tidal Prediction
Hydrographic Department, Taunton, Somerset, 1975, 
[Admiralty]. Admiralty Method of Tidal Prediction : Containin the necessaryfacilities and instructions for tideal prediction using harmonic constants and the table of tidal angles and factors in Admiralty Tide Tables . Taunt on, Somerset: Hydrographic Department, under the Superintendence of Rear-Admiral G.P.D. Hall, Hydrographer of the Navy, 1975. Pp. (44). Unpaginated. Illustrated with plotting circle diagrams. 4to, printed stapled tan card covers. NP-159. Stamp to front cover "Item No. 227, H.S.O.", else vg. 15.00

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19 Aircraft Carriers Aircraft-Carriers of Great Britain, U.S.A. and Axis Nations.
Real Photographs Co. Ltd, Southport, Lancashire, 1942, 
(Aircraft Carriers). The Aircraft-Carriers of Great Britain, U.S.A. and Axis Nations. Southport, Lancashire : Real Photographs Co. Ltd., n.d. [1942]. Pp [1]-27,(1) including covers. Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated grey stapled card covers. R.P. Publications 42/6. A guide to some of the photographs available for purchase from the Real Photographs firm. Rubbed, staples rusted,else very good. 35.00

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20 Aircraft Carriers - World War II Aircraft-Carriers of Great Britain, U.S.A. And Axis Nations.
Real Photographs, Southport, Lancashire , 1942, 
(Aircraft Carriers - WW2). Aircraft-Carriers of Great Britain, U.S.A. And Axis Nations. Southport, Lancashire : Real Photographs, [1942]. Pp [1]-28 including covers. Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated white stapled card covers. R.P. Publications 42/6. Rubbed and darkened, tear to top spine, penned marks to front cover, else good. 45.00

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