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141 NAPOLEON). DUHAMEL, Jean HALL, R. A. (trans.) DUHAMEL, Jean Fifty Days: Napoleon in England. in dj
University of Miami Press, 1970, 
(NAPOLEON). DUHAMEL, Jean. The Fifty Days: Napoleon in England. Translated by R. A. Hall. Coral Gables, FL: University of Miami Press, (1970). Pp. 141. With [8] pp. of plates. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt titles to spine. The book covers the days between June 18 and August 8, 1815, from Napoleon's defeat at Waterloo to his final departure to St Helena where he lived in exile. Vg in lightly rubbed dj (with short tear to the head of the spine of the jacket). 15.00

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142 Navy International] PRESTON, Antony BAYNHAM, B.H.G.M., Capt. WETTERN, Desmond Navy International, December 1972, Vol. 77, No. 12.
Maritime World Ltd, Surrey, 1972, 
[Navy International]. Navy International, December 1972, Vol. 77, No. 12 [with the sub-heading "The Italian guided-missile destroyer Audace"]. Editor:Geoffrey Wood. Surrey: Maritime World Ltd., 1972. Pp. (1),2-40. Illustrate d in black and white (with 30 photos and 14 line drawings to text). Double and triple column (intermittently). 4to, illustrated stapled grey card covers. Cover photo: HMS Endurance amid ice off the Antarctic coast. Contents: Michael Chichester's column ["Why are we waiting?]; "US Navy Sea Control Ship Progress"; Capt B.H.G.M. Baynham's "If To Your Starboard... : A commentary on COLREG 72 proposals"; Desmond Wettern's "Anzuk-- and Singapore, its focal point"; Antony Preston's "The Proposed Ran Light Destroyers: The operational requirements and design philosophy"; Ian R. Mackay and J. Anthony Young's "British Submarine Weaponry-- a critical analysis"; "Combattante II: A successful French FPB design"; "Audace: The first of the Italian Navy's new missile carrying destroyers"; "Equipment: developments and contracts"; Cdr Mark Martin's "Swordfish-- part 3; operations and maintenance"; David Sanders's "Mercantile News"; Joseph Palmer's "Service Notes"; "Bookshelf"; and "Navy League and Sea Cadet Corps". Faint vertical crease to front cover, sparse inking to front, faint soiling to fore-edge of rear cover, else verygood. For the issue. 15.00

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143 NEESER, Robert Wilden Our Many-Sided Navy. 2nd printing
Yale University Press, New Haven, 1918, 
NEESER, Robert Wilden. Our Many-Sided Navy. New Haven : Yale University Press, (1918). Second Printing. Pp 220, frontispiece, [40] leaves plates. 8vo,ribbed blue cloth, gilt to front and spine. A popular volume written to in troduce the U.S. Navy to the Nation. Robert Wilden Neeser (b. July 16, 1884, Seabright, New Jersey - missing since September 30, 1940, Lyons, France, later presumed dead). Contents include: "The Fleet at Sea"; "The Naval Station at Guantanamo Bay"; "The Organization of the Ship"; "The Bluejacket's Daily Life"; "The Battleship as an Educational Institution"; "The Engineering Competitions"; "Athletics in the Navy"; "The Sailor as Soldier"; "The Work of the Torpedo Flotillas"; "Gunnery Training"; "Target Practice"; "Appendix I. The Navy's Services in Times of Peace"; "Appendix II. Organization and Distribution of the Navy, February 1, 1914"; "Appendix III. The Organization of the Ship"; "Appendix IV. The Weekly Routine on Shipboard". Slight abrasion to front inner hinge, very slightly rubbed, else very good. 65.00

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144 NELSON, Horatio). BEST, Nicholas. Trafalgar : The Untold Story of the Greatest Sea Battle in History. First Edition in dustjacket.
Weidenfeld and Nicolson, London, 2005, ISBN:0297846221 
(NELSON, Horatio). BEST, Nicholas. Trafalgar : The Untold Story of the Greatest Sea Battle in History . London : Weidenfeld and Nicolson, (2005). First Printing. Pp. [1]-352, + 16 p. of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, cream paper covered boards with red lettering to spine. "Two hundred years ago Napoleon Bonaparte planned to lead his Grande Armée to Britain, the only country still defying him. He drilled his huge invasion force at Calais, studied the Cliffs of Dover through his telescope, and issued orders to the French navalsquadrons in Toulon, Brest and Rochefort to draw off the Royal Navy in the English Channel. If he could be the master of the Channel for twenty-four hours, he would be master of Europe" - from the dj. Contents : 1. Napoleon Reviews the Army of England. 2. Britain Awaits the Invasion. 3. Napoleon Lays His Plans. 4. Britain's Military Defences. 5. Lord Melville at the Admiralty. 6. The Navy's Three Lines of Defence. 7. Napoleon Visits Charlemagne's Tomb. 8. Spying Out the Land. 9. The Boulogne Raid. 10. Spain Enters the War. 11. Napoleon Crowns Himself. 12. Napoleon's Opening Gambit. 13. Lord Nelson Aboard the Victory. 14. Political Manoeuvres. 15. The Enemy Put to Sea. 16. Napoleon Takes Another Crown. 17. Villeneuve in the West Indies. 18.Preparations Continue on the Home Front. 19. Villeneuve Returns to Europe. 20. Calder's Action. 21. Napoleon Returns to Boulogne. 22. Lord Nelson Goe s Home. 23. Villeneuve Retreats to Cadiz. 24. Napoleon Postpones the Invasion. 25. The Grand Army Crosses France. 26. Nelson Arrives Off Cadiz. 27. Villeneuve Holds a Council of War. 28. Nelson's Memorandum. 29. Waiting For the Enemy. 30. Last Letters Home. 31. Victory at Ulm. 32. Enemy Sails Off Trafalgar. 33. England Expects. 34. Battle Is Joined. 35. Nelson Hit. 36. TheBattle Rages. 37. Nelson Avenged. 38. Villeneuve Surrenders. 39. Gravina O rders a Retreat. 40. Kiss Me, Hardy. 41. The Storm After the Battle. 42. The Bodies Come Ashore. 43. Taking the News to England. 44. A Nation in Mourning. 45. Nelson's Funeral. 46. The Captains and the Kings Depart. Very goodin unclipped dustjacket. 25.00

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145 NELSON, Horatio). MAINE, Rene MAINE, Rene Trafalgar. 1st in dj.
Thames and Hudson, 1957, 
(NELSON, Horatio). MAINE, René. Trafalgar: Napoleon's Naval Waterloo. L: Thames and Hudson, (1957). Pp 261. 8vo, maroon cloth. Cowie 1167. An analysisof Nelson's apotheosis centering on its implications for France, particula rly with regards to Napoleon's plans to invade Britain. Cloth heavily dampstained, eps discoloured, adhesive stain to title page, else vg in chipped dj. 65.00

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146 NELSON, James L Lords of the Ocean. 1st US in dj. signed
Pocket Books, 1999, 
NELSON, James L. Lords of the Ocean. NY: Pocket Books, (1999). First Printing. Pp 354. 8vo, green spine with green boards. Revolution at Sea Saga Book4. A nautical fiction concerning an attempt to secret Benjamin Franklin to France in the midst of the Revolutionary War. Vg in dj. Signed by the auth or on title page. 40.00

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147 NORMAN, C.B. CASWELL, Edward C., foreword CASWELL, Edward C. Corsairs of France. US no dj
Edward J. Clode , 1929, 
NORMAN, C.B. The Corsairs of France. Foreword and Illustrations by Edward C. Caswell. N.Y.: Edward J. Clode Inc., (1929). Pp 314. Illustrated. 8vo, black cloth. Chapters : 1. Introduction: The Rise of the French Navy; 2. JeanBart of Dunkirk, 1650-1702; 3. Jacques Cassard of Nantes; 4. Duguay Trouin of St.Malo, 1673-1736; 5. Francois Thurot of Boulogne, 1727-1760; 6. Levei lle of Dunkirk; 7. Robert Surcouf of St.Malo, 1773-1827. Light shelfwear, else very good. 20.00

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148 O'BRIAN, Patrick Aubrey series 12 Letter of Marque. 1st US in dj.
W.W. Norton and Company, New York, 1992, ISBN:0393028747 
O'BRIAN, Patrick. The Letter of Marque . New York: W.W. Norton and Company,(1992). First American Printing. Pp. (2),[1]-284,(2). 8vo, blue cloth spin e with grey paper covered boards, gilt lettering to spine. Jack Aubrey/Stephen Maturin series, number 12. "The time is the early 1800s, and the British Navy stands as the only bulwark against the militant fanaticism of Napoleonic France. Captain Jack Aubrey, R.N.,m a brilliant and experienced officer, has been strck off the list of post-captains for a crime he did not commit. His old friend Stephen Maturin, usually cast as a ship's surgeon to mask his discreet activities on behalf of British intelligence, has bought forAubrey his former ship the Surprise to command as a privateer, more polite ly termed a letter of marque. Together they sail on a desperate mission against the French which, if successful, may redeem Aubrey from the private hell of his disgrace." - from the dj. Vg-fine in price-clipped dj. With an Aubrey-Maturin series bookmark laid in at front. 150.00

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149 PADFIELD, Peter Maritime Power and the Struggle for Freedom : Naval Campaigns that Shaped the Modern World, 1788-1851. First Edition in dustjacket.
Overlook Press, Woodstock, NY, 2003, ISBN:158567589x 
PADFIELD, Peter. Maritime Power and the Struggle for Freedom : Naval Campaigns that Shaped the Modern World, 1788-1851. Woodstock, NY: The Overlook Press, (2003). First US Printing. Pp. (6),[vii]-xii,[1]-451,(1), + 16 p. of black and white plates. Illustrated. 8vo, blue paper spine with cream paper covered boards, silver titles to spine. A follow-up to the 2000 "Maritime Supremacy and the Opening of the Western Mind" which covered naval power to the end of the American Revolutionary War. "In the history of warfare at sea, no era can match the glory of the Nelson era, during which Britain gained supremacy over her rival, Napoleonic France, in the Battle of Trafalgar of 1805, and after which she was to find a new rival, the young United States, in the War of 1812. Padfield sets the reader on the gun deck, amid the cannons, smoke, blood, and death and 'offers naval campaigns and sea battlesas vivid as anything you will find in Patrick O'Brian'." - from the dustja cket. Contents: 1. The French Revolution, 1789; 2. The Terror, 1793; 3. TheGlorious First of June, 1794; 4. St Vincent, 1797; 5. Camperdown, 1797; 6. The Nile, 1798; 7. Copenhagen, 1801; 8. Warriors and Merchants; 9. Bonapar te's Army of England, 1803; 10. Trafalgar, 1805; 11. The Empire of the Oceans; 12. The Continental Blockade; 13. The American War, 1812; 14. Lake Erieand Plattsburg Bay, 1813-1814; 15. Napoleon's Nemesis; 16. The Sceptre of the World. Very good in unclipped dustjacket. 25.00

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150 PAPADAKIS, Nikos. International Law of the Sea : A Bibliography.
Sijthoff and Noordhoff, Alphen aan den Rijn, The Netherlands, 1980, ISBN:9028602690. 
PAPADAKIS, Nikos. International Law of the Sea : A Bibliography. Alphen aanden Rijn, The Netherlands / Germantown, Maryland : Sijthoff and Noordhoff, 1980. Pp (6),vii-xvii,(1),1-457,(1). 8vo, blue & green cloth, lettered in white to front & spine. Arranged in nine parts: I. Introduction – The Marine Environment and the International Law of the Sea II. Maritime Zones and Maritime Jurisdiction III. The Legal Regime of the Sea-Bed and Subsoil Beyond the Limits of National Jurisdiction IV. Marine Resources V. Protection and Preservation of the Marine Environment VI. Marine Scientific Research VII. Military Uses and Arms Control VIII. Ocean Policy Making. 1. National Policies: Australia: Belgium; Canada (pp.352-356); China (PRC); Federal Republic of Germany; France; India; Indonesia; Italy; Japan; New Zealand; Nigeria; Norway; Romania; Soviet Union; United Kingdom; United States. 2. RegionalApproaches: The Baltic Sea; The European Economic Community; Latin America ; The Persian Gulf. 3. Developing Countries and the Law of the Sea IX. Settlement of Disputes. With indices. Ex library but with minimal markings. Very good. 85.00

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151 PARKINSON, C. Northcote Britannia Rules : The Classic Age of Naval History 1793-1815. First Editionin dustjacket
Weidenfeld and Nicolson, London, 1977, ISBN:0297772872 
PARKINSON, C. Northcote. Britannia Rules : The Classic Age of Naval History1793-1815. London : Weidenfeld and Nicolson, (1977). First Printing. Pp. ( 10),3-199,(1), + [16] pp plates. 8vo, brown cloth with gilt lettering to spine. A popular analysis of the great age of Fighting Sail that seeks to getbeyond national chauvinism to form an accurate estimate of the relative st rengths of contemporary world navies. Contents: Part I: The Wars of the French Revolution, 1793-1801: 1. Government and Admiralty; 2. The Opening Moves; 3. Britain at Bay; 4. Mutiny; 5. Battle for the Mediterranean; 6. The Northern Alliance. Part II: The Wars of the Emperor Napoleon, 1803-1816: 7. Britain and the Third Coalition; 8. Trafalgar; 9. Deadlock; 10. Successes and Setbacks; 11. The American War; 12. The Battle of Algiers. Very good in unclipped dust jacket. 50.00

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152 PARKINSON, C. Northcote Fireship. First American Edition in dustjacket
Houghton Mifflin, Boston , 1975, 
PARKINSON, C. Northcote. The Fireship. Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1975. First US Edition. Pp 187. 8vo, blue cloth. Parkinson "pursues the further adventures of Lieutenant Richard Delancey in the Royal Navy's war against the French-- this time as he commands one of the most dangerous missions of his career, the destruction of a French ship of the line by means of a delicately maneuvered fireship. But before he can bring off this feat, Delancey must test his courage in a mutiny and his wits in defending a brother officer during a highly charged court-martial." -from the dj. Very good in slightlyrubbed dustjacket. 37.50

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153 PARKINSON, C. Northcote Fireship. First British Edition in dustjacket
John Murray, London, 1975, ISBN:0719531756 
PARKINSON, C. Northcote. The Fireship. (London) : John Murray, (1975). First UK Edition. Pp 187. 8vo, blue cloth. The second of Parkinson's Delancey novels. "Here is life in the British navy at its heyday, when bravery and action were married to the stately beauty of sail." -from the dj. Very good in price-clipped dustjacket. 65.00

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154 PARKINSON, C. Northcote Fireship. First British Edition in dustjacket
John Murray, London, 1975, ISBN:0719531756 
PARKINSON, C. Northcote. The Fireship. (London): John Murray, (1975). FirstUK Edition. Pp 187. 8vo, blue cloth. The second of Parkinson's Delancey no vels. "Here is life in the British navy at its heyday, when bravery and action were married to the stately beauty of sail." -from the dj. Previous owner's name inked to flyelaf, else very good in unclipped dustjacket. 55.00

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155 PARKINSON, C. Northcote. War in the Eastern Seas 1793-1815. First Edition in dustajcket.
George Allen and Unwin Ltd., London, 1954, 
PARKINSON, C. Northcote. War in the Eastern Seas 1793-1815. London : GeorgeAllen & Unwin, Ltd., (1954). First Printing. Pp. (4),5-477,(3), portrait f rontispiece of Admiral Peter Rainier, + 11 p. of black and white plates. Illustrated. With maps and charts to text. 8vo, maroon cloth with gilt lettering to spine, map endpapers. Contents: I. 1. Cornwallis Returns to England;2. Rainier Sails for India; 3. Danger from the Dutch; 4. Sercey at the Ile de France; 5. The End of Sercey's Squadron; 6. The Threat from Egypt; 7. J ava Reprieved; 8. The Red Sea and Peace. II. 9. Decaen and Linois; 10. New Outbreak of War; 11. The Battle of Pulo-Aur; 12. Cruise of the Marengo; 13.Pellew and Linois; 14. The Command Divided; 15. Pellew and Decaen; 16. Dru ry in China. III. 17. The Navy in India; 18. Health and Sickness; 19. The French Islands Blockaded; 20. Lord Minto and Admiral Drury; 21. The Battle of Grand Port; 22. The Capture of Mauritius; 23. The Conquest of Java; 24. The End of the War. Very good in lightly rubbed, unclipped dustjacket. Uncommon. 85.00

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156 POLAK, Jean Bibliographie Maritime Française depuis les temps les plus reculés jusqu'à 1914. ltd ed.
Éditions des 4 Seigneurs, 1976, 
POLAK, Jean. Bibliographie Maritime Française depuis les temps les plus reculés jusqu'à 1914. Grenoble: Éditions des 4 Seigneurs, 1976. Pp 367, [20] leaves plates. 4to, blue cloth, gilt to front and spine. Number 245 of an edition limited to 1350 copies. The Parisian marine bookseller's standard bibliography of French nautical books published before the onset of the Great War. Slight dampstain to bottom third of spine, sunning to fore-edges of boards, very slight shelfwear, else vg. 400.00

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157 POPE, Dudley Ramage and the Renegades. signed. 1st UK in dj.
Secker and Warburg; Alison Press, London, 1981, ISBN:0436377411 
POPE, Dudley. Ramage and the Renegades . London: Secker and Warburg; An Alison Press Book, (1981). First UK Printing. Pp. (8),1-291,(5). 8vo, brown cloth with gilt lettering to spine. "Captain Lord Ramage, just returned from bitter fighting in the Mediterranean, is enjoying leave with his parents inLondon while the frigate Calypso is refitted. Suddenly news of Bonaparte's latest coup is revealed: Britain and France have signed the Treaty of Amie ns. After eight years of bloody war, the world is now at peace - and the Navy in peacetime has nothing to offer an adventurous young frigate captain. However, Ramage and his friends believe Bonaparte wants only a year's peaceto restock his blockade-starved warehouses before declaring war again. Jus t as he is wondering how he can keep his carefully chosen crew together, the Admiralty gives him orders which will provide an agreeable way to spend six months in the Tropics - surveying a small island off the coast of Brazil. But as he sails the Calypso into the island's only anchorage, he runs into more danger than the war even flung across his bow. The most dramatic Ramage story so far shows the dangers of peace in Nelson's day." - from the dj. Vg-fine in clean, crisp, unclipped dj. Signed and inscribed by Pope on the title page. 200.00

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158 POPE, Dudley RAMAGE Ramage and the Guillotine. 1st UK in dj.
Alison Press / Secker and Warburg, London, 1975, 
POPE, Dudley. Ramage and the Guillotine . A novel. London: Alison Press / Secker and Warburg, (1975). First UK Printing. Pp. (6),1-286. 8vo, red clothwith gilt lettering to spine. The sixth novel in Pope's "Ramage" series. " It is 1801 and, in France, Napoleon is massing men and ships for the Great Invasion. The resources of the British Navy concentrate on watching and blockading the Channel. Given favourable winds, an invasion fleet has too widea choice of landing places for the Navy to guard them all. The Admiralty n eeds to know how many men, how many ships, and their state of preparation. Lieutenant Lord Ramage is chosen to find out, and embarks on a spying mission which will require all his nerve and resourcefulness, and in which the penalty for discovery is neither battle nore retreat, but the inevitable walk to the guillotine." - from the dj. Vg in top-edge browned and dampstained, unclipped dj. 65.00

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159 POPE, Dudley RAMAGE Ramage's Devil. 1st UK in dj
Secker & Warburg, 1982, ISBN:043637742x 
POPE, Dudley. Ramage's Devil. A novel. London: Alison Press / Secker & Warburg, (1982). First UK Printing. Pp. (10),1-256,(6). Illustrated with maps. 8vo, grey cloth with gilt lettering to spine. "Hours before the formal declaration of hostilities, Bonaparte arrests all Britons and French Royalists he can find in France. Ramage and his wife manage to escape but their host,the Count of Rennes, is arrested and sentenced to transportation to Devil' s Island, France's notorious prison colony. In hiding from Bonaparte's secret police, Ramage hears that a mutinous British brig has sailed into Brest.Taking charge of it, which might just be possible with help from his wife and some of the Count's retainers, could offer a means of escape." - from the dj. Previous owner's seal, else vg in clean, crisp, originally-unpriced dj. 40.00

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160 POPE, Dudley RAMAGE Ramage's Prize. 1st UK in dj.
Alison Press / Secker and Warburg, London, 1974, 
POPE, Dudley. Ramage's Prize. A novel. London: Alison Press / Secker and Warburg, (1974). First UK Printing. Pp. (8),1-344. Illustrated with maps. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. The fifth novel in Pope's "Ramage" series. "At the peak of the war against Bonaparte's France a vital link in the Admiralty's communications with the West Indies is inexplicably cut.The elegant Post Office packets, specially designed for speed, are not arr iving at Falmouth. Whitehall and the merchant community are starved of invormation, as crucial a commodity in this bitter conflict as powder and shot.Meanwhile Lieutenant Nicholas Ramage, fuming with impatience, is ashore in Jamaica waiting for his next posting. Tracing the reasons for the mysterio us disappearance of the Post vessels in a million square miles of ocean will be difficult, hazardous, and possibly suuicidal, but Ramage's superiors regard him as expendable: the mission is his. Ramage sets out to track down the cause of these sinister losses - is it treachery, privateers or a new French secret weapon?" - from the dj. Vg-fine in clean, crisp, unclipped dj.50.00

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