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101 BRETT, Bernard Modern Sea Power. in dj.
Viscount Books, 1986, 
BRETT, Bernard. Modern Sea Power. (L): Viscount Books, (1986). Pp 256. 4to, ill. boards. A well illustrated account of the evolution of the instruments of sea power in the twentieth century: from the predominance of the battleship, to the aircraft carrier, to the nuclear submarine. With a chapter on the continuing role of merchant shipping. Vg in rubbed dj. 30.00

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102 BRIGHTON, J.G. Admiral of the Fleet, Sir Provo W. P. Wallis ; A Memoir. First Edition.
Hutchinson & Co,, London, 1892, 
BRIGHTON, J.G., m.d. Admiral of the Fleet, Sir Provo W. P. Wallis ; A Memoir. With Numerous Illustrations, Charts, &c. London : Hutchinson & Co., 1892. First Edition. Pp (6),[vii]-xiv,(2),[3]-299,(3) + portrait frontispiece. The 13 plates (two of which are charts) are included in the pagination. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt device to front board, gilt lettering to spine, t.e.g. Catalogue of the Library of the National Maritime Museum, Vol 2. Biography 1412; Perrin, Admiralty Library : Subject Catalogue of Printed Books : Part I : Historical Section, p.57; Myron Smith, The American Navy, 1789-1860 : ABibliography 611, Fredriksen, Free Trade and Sailors’ Rights : A Bibliogra phy of the War of 1812. I:268. Curiously not in Dwight Smith's The War of 1812: An Annotated Bibliography. Provo William Parry Wallis. See DCB Volume XII; Marble Nova Scotians at Home and Abroad : Biographical sketches of over six hundred native born Nova Scotians. p.398. Admiral of the fleet and centenarian, only son of Provo Featherstone Wallis, chief clerk to the naval commissioner at Halifax, Nova Scotia, was born at Halifax on April 12, 1791. 1. Birth, Parentage, and Early Days. : Fictitious services — Joins Cleopatra and commences active service — Is present at engagement between Cleopatra and Ville de Milan, and taken prisoner — His account of the action — Is transferred to Cambrian, then nominated acting lieutenant of the Triumph, and served under " Nelson's Hardy "—Joins the Bellona — Is appointed lieutenant, joins the Curieux, and is wrecked in her — Serves in the Gloire, and assists in destruction of French frigates Loire and Seine, and batteries of Ans-la-Barque — Is transferred to the Observateur, thence to the Driver, and subsequently appointed to the Emulous; $ 2. The Shannon and some of her Exploits. Wallis joins her at Bermuda— Description of Bermudese Islands — Officers of the /S^o««o»— Capture of American schooner Susan and Emeline— Declaration of war between the United States and Great Britain— Capture of U.S. brig Nautilus — Destruction of American merchantmen— Incident attending the burning of one of these vessels— Chase of the U.S. frigate Constittition— Capture of the Guerriere by the Constitution ; 3. Nova Scotia — Further Exploits of the Shannon. Description of Nova Scotia — Chase of the U.S. frigate Essex — Capture and destruction of the Minerva merchant ship — Saving of crew of the wrecked Barbadoes — Capture of American privateer Thorn — Struck by lghtning — Capture of l'Invincible — Character of Captain Broke, commander of the Shannon — His preparations for action; 4. The Blockade of Boston, and Capture of the U.S. Frigate Chesapeake. Captain Broke's challenge— An account of the battle — Extract from American report of court-martial — Anecdotes of the action — Effect of the victory — Remarks of Mr. Rush [R ichard Rush, 1780-1859, who later desired the post of Secretary of the Navy], United States Minister; 5. The Voyage to Halifax and Reception There. Death of Captain Lawrence, of the Chesapeake — Attempted rising of American prisoners — Wallis's account of the voyage — Critical state of Captain Broke— Judge Haliburton's account of arrival at Halifax — Washington Irving's t ribute to the British on the burial of Captain Lawrence; 6. At Halifax. Theofficial report of the action of the Shannon and Chesapeake — Incidents co nnected therewith — Wallis's explanations of inaccuracies in the report — His promotion — He is presented with a sword by Captain Broke — Certificate of Captain Broke of Wallis's services — Letters from Lady Broke to her husband — Return to England; 7. Fates of the Shannon and Chesapeake; 8. Wallis's Further Services and Appointments. Is advanced to post rank, and appointed to the Niemen — Commands first experimental squadron — Is entertained at Boston — Letter from Captain Broke — Death of Captain Broke— Commands Warspite, and witnesses attack on Tangier and destruction of Mogador by the French — Is also present during Civil War on coast of Syria— Is appointed aide-de- camp to the Queen, afterwards to flag rank — Sails in Cumberland, and is Commander-in-Chief on South-east coast of America — Is promoted to vice-admiral, and returns to England — Later honours; 9. Family Circle; 10. Correspondence; 11. At Funtington. Description of Sir Provo's residence, Funtington House — Letters from Admiral G. H. Preble, U.S. Navy — Congratulations on anniversaries of capture of Chesapeake and Sir Provo's birthday — He attains the 100th year of his age — Messages from the Queen and other members of the Royal Family; 12. Recollections of Worcestershire; 13. A Review; 14.Last Days at Funtington. The Admiral's Death; Addendum : The Interment; Po stscript. Newly rebacked, wth repairs, so now very good in stout original cloth with bright gilt. 450.00

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103 BRITTIN, Burdick H. International Law for Sea Going Officers. 4th US in dj
Naval Institute, 1981, ISBN:0870213040 
BRITTIN, Burdick H. International Law for Sea Going Officers. Fourth Edition. Annapolis : Naval Institute Press, (1981). Pp 483. 8vo, green cloth. Name ticket, else vg in dj. 30.00

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104 BRITTIN, Burdick H. and Liselotte B. WATSON WATSON, Liselotte B. International Law for Sea Going Officers. 2nd edition
Naval Institute, 1960, 
BRITTIN, Burdick H., Commander, and Liselotte B. WATSON. International Law for Seagoing Officers. [Introductory comment by W.B. Franke, Secretary of the Navy]. Annapolis, MD : Naval Institute Press, (1960). Second Edition. Pp. (4),v-xvi,(2),3-318,(2). Map endpapers. Double column. 8vo, green cloth, with gilt lettering to front board and spine. Contents : 1. Scope and Sources. 2. Sovereign States and Their Diplomatic Representatives. 3. Territory – Land. 4. Territory – Water. 5. Territory – Air and Space. 6. The High Seas. 7. Ships. 8. Persons. 9. War and Protection of War Victims. 10. War at Sea. 11. Collective Security – International Organizations. 12. International Instruments – Enforcement. Appendices. Very good. 30.00

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105 BRITTIN, Burdick H., and Liselotte B. WATSON International Law for Seagoing Officers. Third Edition
Naval Institute Press, Annapolis, MD, 1977, ISBN:0870213032 
BRITTIN, Burdick H., and Liselotte B. WATSON. International Law for Seagoing Officers. Third Edition. Annapolis, MD : Naval Institute Press, (1977). Third Printing. Pp [i]-xx,[1]-536,(4). Maps. Forms. 8vo, mustard cloth, brown lettering to front board and spine. Contents : 1. Scope and Sources. 2. Sovereign States and Their Diplomatic Representatives. 3. Territory – Land. 4. Territory – Water. 5. Territory – Air and Space. 6. The High Seas. 7. Ships. 8. Persons. 9. War and Protection of War Victims. 10. War at Sea. 11. Collective Security – International Organizations. 12. International Instruments – Enforcement. Appendices. Very good in nicked dustjacket. 20.00

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106 BRITTIN, Burdick H., and Liselotte B. WATSON WATSON, L.B. FRANKE, W.B., intro. International Law for Seagoing Officers. 2nd edition in dj.
Naval Institute Press, Annapolis, MD, 1960, ISBN:0870213032 
BRITTIN, Burdick H., Commander, and Liselotte B. WATSON. International Law for Seagoing Officers. [Introductory comment by W.B. Franke, Secretary of the Navy]. Annapolis, MD : Naval Institute Press, (1960). Second Edition. Pp. (4),v-xvi,(2),3-318,(2). Map endpapers. Double column. 8vo, green cloth, with gilt lettering to front board and spine. Contents : 1. Scope and Sources. 2. Sovereign States and Their Diplomatic Representatives. 3. Territory – Land. 4. Territory – Water. 5. Territory – Air and Space. 6. The High Seas. 7. Ships. 8. Persons. 9. War and Protection of War Victims. 10. War at Sea. 11. Collective Security – International Organizations. 12. International Instruments – Enforcement. Appendices. Very good in rubbed, worn dustjacket. 25.00

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107 BROWM C.R. US Naval Institute Proc. 060:02:0372 LOUKINE, Alexandre MANNING, G.C. Promotions, Past and Future. An article in the United States Naval Institute Proceedings, Vol.60, No.2, February 1934
Naval Institute Proceedings, 1934, 
BROWN, C.R. "Promotions, Past and Future." An article in the United States Naval Institute Proceedings, Volume 60, No.2, February 1934, 372, pp.157-170, with many graphs, double column. Also: Bern Anderson's "Study of a Tropical Hurricane"; Alexandre Loukine's "The Submarine Mine-Layer Krab"; E.E. Wilson's "Air Transport and Security"; H.J Ray's "The Nation in Arms"; G.C. Manning's "Yangtze: A Naval Constructor Goes to Sea with the Fresh Water Navy" (pp.220-229); Alan R. McCracken's "The Universal Signal Book, 1818"; others and usual columns & departments. Very good. For the number. 20.00

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108 BROWN, Cassie Standing into Danger : a dramatic story of shipwreck and rescue.
Doubleday, New York and Toronto, 1979, ISBN:0385136811 
BROWN, Cassie. Standing into Danger : a dramatic story of shipwreck and rescue. Garden City, NY and Toronto: Doubleday & Company, Inc. and Doubleday Canada Limited, 1979. First Edition. Pp (8),[ix]-xii,(4),[3]-391,(3) + 36 p of plates. 8vo, black cloth spine, yellow paper-covered boards. "In the snowy predawn of February 18, 1942, a convoy of three American ships zigzag upthe North Atlantic toward Newfoundland, heading for one of the worst disas ters in United States naval history." - from the dust-jacket. Name to ffep,faint soiling to boards, else very good in edgeworn, price-clipped dj. 25. 00

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109 BROWN, Cassie Standing into Danger : A Dramatic Story of Shipwreck and Rescue.. First Edition in dustjacket
Doubleday & Company, Inc./ Doubleday Canada Limited, Garden City, N.Y. / Toronto, 1979, 
BROWN, Cassie. Standing into Danger : A Dramatic Story of Shipwreck and Rescue. Garden City, N.Y. and Toronto : Doubleday & Company, Inc. and Doubleday Canada Limited, 1979. First Edition. Pp (8), [ix]-xii, (4), [3]-391, (3) + 36 p of plates. 8vo, black cloth spine, yellow paper-covered boards. "In the snowy predawn of February 18, 1942, a convoy of three American ships zigzag up the North Atlantic toward Newfoundland, heading for one of the worst disasters in United States naval history." - from the dust-jacket. Top edge dusty and spotted, inscription, else very good in nicked, price-clipped dustjacket. 22.00

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110 BROWN, Cassie Standing into Danger. abridged ed. card covers
Doubleday Canada Limited, 1985, 
BROWN, Cassie. Standing into Danger : A dramatic story of shipwreck and rescue. Abridged Edition. Tor.: Doubleday Canada Limited, 1985. Pp (8),[ix]-xiii,(3),3-354,+ 8 pp.plates. 8vo, card covers. "In the snowy predawn of February 18, 1942, a convoy of three American ships zigzag up the North Atlantic toward Newfoundland, heading for one of the worst disasters in United States naval history." Name, else vg. 14.00

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111 BROWN, Cassie Standing into Danger. reprint in dj
Doubleday, 1979, 
BROWN, Cassie. Standing into Danger: a dramatic story of shipwreck and rescue. Garden City, N.Y. and Tor.: Doubleday & Company, Inc. and Doubleday Canada Limited, 1979. Later Printing. Pp (8), [ix]-xii, (4), [3]-391, (3) + 36p of plates. 8vo, black cloth spine, yellow paper-covered boards. "In the snowy predawn of February 18, 1942, a convoy of three American ships zigzagup the North Atlantic toward Newfoundland, heading for one of the worst di sasters in United States naval history." - from the dust-jacket. Vg in nicked, price-clipped dj. 25.00

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112 BROWN, James and William P. SNYDER, (eds.) SNYDER, William P. (ed.) Regionalization of Warfare
Transaction Books, New Brunswick, NJ, 1985, ISBN:087855985x 
BROWN, James and William P. SNYDER, (eds.). The Regionalization of Warfare : The Falkland/Malvinas Islands, Lebanon, and the Iran-Iraq Conflict. New Brunswick, NJ: Transaction Books, (1985). Pp. 291. 8vo, illustrated orange card covers. Of nautical interest: Segal and Gravino's "The Empire Strikes Back Military Progessionalism in the South Atlantic War" ; Zakheim's "The South Atlantic: Evaluating the Lessons" ; Guilmartin's "The South Atlantic War: Lessons and Analytical Guideposts - A Military Historian's Perspective".Also includes Part II: The Invasion of Lebanon, Part III: The Iran-Iraq Wa r, and Part IV: Military and Political Lessons for the United States and the Soviet Union. With maps. Vg. 15.00

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Portsmouth Navy Yard 1800 - And Her Early Commandants. First Edition, BROWN, John H., Rear Admiral Newcomen Society
113 BROWN, John H., Rear Admiral Newcomen Society Portsmouth Navy Yard 1800 - And Her Early Commandants. First Edition
Newcomen Society, New York, 1947, 1947 
BROWN, John, H., Rear Admiral. Portsmouth Navy Yard 1800 - And Her Early Commandants. [New York] : Newcomen Society American Branch, (July) 1947. First Printing. Pp. (4),5-40. With tipped-in frontispiece illustration and one other tipped-in illustration on page 7. Other illustrations in the text. 8vo, stapled cardcovers.

A Newcomen Address, based upon records of the old Portsmouth Navy Yard preserved at United States Naval Base at Portsmouth, New Hampshire. Mentions also of its near neighbor, Kittery, Maine.

Isaac Hull, Thomas Macdonough (1783-1825), Captain Charles Morris, &c.

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114 BROWN, John Mason Many a Watchful Night. US in dj
Whittlesey House, 1944, 
BROWN, Lt. John Mason. Many a Watchful Night. New York: Whittlesey House, (1944). Pp 219. Illustrated. 8vo, red cloth with yellow-lettered blue title block to spine. Reminiscences of the American Task Force and the landing atNormandy. Vg in nicked, spine-sunned, unclipped dj. 25.00

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115 BROWN, John Mason Many a Watchful Night. US in dj. signed
Whittlesey House, 1944, 
BROWN, Lt. John Mason. Many a Watchful Night. N.Y.: Whittlesey House, (1944). Pp 219. Illustrated. 8vo, red cloth. Reminiscences of the American Task Force and the landing at Normandy. Vg in slightly chipped dj. With an inscription from the author. 50.00

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116 BROWN, John Mason To All Hands. vg in tattered dj
Whittlesey House, 1943, 
BROWN, Lt. John Mason. To All Hands : An Amphibious Adventure. Foreword by Rear Admiral Alan G. Kirk. N.Y.: Whittlesey House, (1943). Pp 236. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth. "Recognizing the right of each man on his ship to be informed of every major action on this historic expedition, he [Admiral Kirk] assigned John Mason Brown to be Bridge Announcer... Lieutenant Brown's duty was to broadcast over the ship's loudspeaker system play-by-play accounts to the men below." - from the dj. Vg in tattered dj. 27.00

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117 BROWN, Riley Story of the Coast Guard. repr in dj.
Blue Ribbon Books, 1943, 
BROWN, Riley. The Story of the Coast Guard : Men, Wind and Sea. Garden City, NY: Blue Ribbon Books, (1943). Pp 266. 8vo, blue cloth. An anecdotal account of the development of the U.S. Coast Guard from its origins in the Revenue Service to the eve of the Second World War. Originally published in 1939. Slight shelfwear, owner's inkstamp, else vg in rubbed, slightly chipped dj. 32.00

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From Cape Charles to Cape Fear : The North Atlantic Blockading Squadron during the Civil War.  First Paperback Edition, BROWNING, Robert M., Jr.
118 BROWNING, Robert M., Jr. From Cape Charles to Cape Fear : The North Atlantic Blockading Squadron during the Civil War. First Paperback Edition
University of Alabama Press, Fire Ant Books, Tuscaloosa and London , 1993, ISBN:0817350195 
BROWNING, Robert M., Jr. From Cape Charles to Cape Fear : The North Atlantic Blockading Squadron during the Civil War. Tuscaloosa and London : The University of Alabama Press, (Fire Ant Books, 1993). First Paperback Edition. Pp (4),[v]-xi,(3),[1]-453,(5). With illustrations and maps in the text. 8vo, art-illustrated grey cardcovers. Robert M. Browning (b. 1955). Eicher, The Civil War in Books : An Analytical Bibliography 4. “Making excellent use of the private papers of participants, ships' logs, Navy Department records, and congressional reports, From Cape Charles to Cape Fear is the definitive work on the Union blockading squadron off North Carolina and Virginia during the Civil War.” - from the back cover. Preface; 1. Had failure been possible: the Navy's response to war; 2. Glory again to our arms: the captureof eastern North Carolina 3. Richmond is a Hard Road to Travel: The Penins ular Campaign; 4. We have no Use for the River: The Navy in the Eastern Theater; 5. The Enemy are within the Ring: Stalemate in North Carolina; 6. Uncle Sam's Web feet: Operations in the Interior Waters; 7. Results go far different from those desired: Acquiring and Maintaining the Fleet; 8. No chance for Manavelins: Supplying the Squadron; 9. Economize all you can: Coalingthe Gunboats; 10. To make Bricks without Straw: Men and the Navy; 11. We a re all anxious to make the Blockade efficient: The Coastal Blockade; 12. Ishmaelites upon the Broad Ocean: The Blockade Runners; 13. We are looking for old Abe's fleet: the capture of Wilmington; 14. Weary of the War: Conclusion. With notes, bibliography and index. Very good. 16.00

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119 BROWNSON, Willard H.) Resignation of Admiral Brownson
Naval Historical Foundation, Washington, DC, 1976, 
(BROWNSON, Admiral Willard H.). The Resignation of Admiral Brownson. (Washington, DC : Naval Historical Foundation, 1976). Pp 41. Illustrated. 8vo, blue card covers. Naval Historical Foundation Publication Series II - Number 20. "In 1907, when preparations were underway to commission the Relief as ahospital ship, the question of line versus staff officer for command was a n issue. When the President chose the latter, the then Chief of the Bureau of Navigation, Admiral Willard H. Brownson, retired rather than issue the command orders." - from the Preface. Very good. 8.50

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120 BRYANT, Samuel W. Sea and the States : A Maritime History of the American People. First Edition in dustjacket
Thomas Y. Crowell, New York, 1947, 
BRYANT, Samuel W. The Sea and the States : A Maritime History of the American People. New York : Thomas Y. Crowell, (1947). Pp 598. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth. Very good in slightly chipped dustjacket. 50.00

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