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141 CAIN, Emily Ghost Ships. 1st in dj.
Musson, 1983, 
CAIN, Emily. Ghost Ships: Hamilton and Scourge: Historical Treasures from the War of 1812. Toronto: Musson, (1983). First Printing. Pp 152. Illustrated. 4to, brown cloth. An historical and archaeological record of two Royal Navy ships knocked down and sunk by a squall in Lake Ontario during the War of 1812. Coming to rest in deep, very cold water they were remarkably well preserved, as the book's many colour photographs demonstrate. Gift inscription, else vg in spine chipped dj. 40.00

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Typhoon : The Other Enemy.  in dj. , CALHOUN, C. Raymond, Captain
142 CALHOUN, C. Raymond, Captain Typhoon : The Other Enemy. in dj.
Naval Institute, 1981, 
CALHOUN, C. Raymond, Captain. Typhoon : The Other Enemy. The Third Fleet and the Pacific Storm of December 1944. Annapolis, Md.: Naval Institute Press, (1981). Pp 247. 8vo, blue-green cloth. "As commanding officer of a ship that came close to destruction in the typhoon of December 1944, Captain Calhoun was in an unparalleled position to document a tragic ordeal that claimed 778 men, three destroyers, and more than 100 aircraft. This penetrating account details for the first time the events surrounding the storm, its chilling onset and ferocity, as well as its controversial aftermath." -from the dj. Very slight shelfwear, owner's signature, else vg in dj. 100.00

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143 CALVERT, James, Commander Surface at the Pole: The Story of USS Skate. Adventurers Club Edition in dustjacket.
Adventurers' Club, London, 1963, 
CALVERT, James, Commander. Surface at the Pole : The Story of USS Skate. London : The Adventurers' Club, (1963). Pp. (6),vii-viii,(2),1-211,(3) + 12 p. of plates. 8vo, maroon cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Anderson 179, Arctic Bibliography 63722. A volume in The Adventurers Club series. An account of the United States Navy's efforts to see if they could get full coverage of the Arctic Ocean via the use of submarines, and whether their subs could effectively navigate beneath the ice floes. "Account, by its commander, of this submarine's crossings of the Arctic Ocean in Aug 1958 and Mar. 1959. Some background information on the cruises is also furnished." - A.B. Very good in nicked, rear-flap-clipped dustjacket. 20.00

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144 CALVERT, James, Rear Admiral. Naval Profession.
McGraw-Hill , New York , 1965, 
CALVERT, James, Rear Admiral. The Naval Profession. New York : McGraw-Hill Book Company, (1965). First Edition. Pp [i]-ix,(1),1-196,(2). Index. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Rear Admiral James Calvert, skipper of the nuclear submarine Skate during her famous polar voyages, talks frankly and excitingly about the Navy, past and present, and about a naval officer's career. Contents : 1. What Is the Navy? 2. What Does the Navy Do? 3. WhatDo Naval Officers Do? 4. How Are Naval Officers Educated? 5. What about Na val Officers' Families? 6. Is It Really a Profession? 7. What Are the Navy's Traditions? 8. What about the Navy's Future? 9. After All, Is It Worth It? Ex-library (blindstamp, discard note, residue from removal of rear pocket), scotch tape residue, else good in edgeworn, price-clipped dustjacket. Asis. 20.00

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145 Canadian Club SIMS, William Sowden Maple Leaf : The Canadian Club Magazine. Vol. I, No. 10, December, 1922. London and Western Ontario Number
Canadian Club, Sussex, N.B., 1922, 
(Canadian Club). The Maple Leaf : The Canadian Club Magazine. Vol. I, No. X, December, 1922. London and Western Ontario Number. Sussex, N.B.: The Canadian Club, 1922. Pp 1-56. Illustrated. Triple Column. 4to, illustrated stapled wrappers. Includes “Admiral Sims, Revisiting Native Land, Speaks Out Plainly on Modern Weapons of Warfare : Days of Battleship Numbered; Poison Gas Most Humane War Instrument – British Stand Gaff Without Whimpering” (pp 22-23) [William Sowden Sims, retired, rear-admiral of the United States. Navy, and a Canadian by birth]. Cover photo of R. Hume Cronyn, President of the Canadian Club of London, Ontario, 1921-22. Covers rubbed and smudged, name and X's marked to front cover, marking to a few other leaves, short tearsand chips to edges, else good only. As is. 15.00

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146 Canadian Nautical Research Society. FISHER, Robert C. KENNERLEY, Alston. PERRAS, Galen Roger. Northern Mariner : Journal of the Canadian Nautical Research Society. Vol. 7, No. 4, October 1997
Maritime Studies Research Unit, Memorial University of Newfoundland MUN, St. John's , 1997, 
(Canadian Nautical Research Society). The Northern Mariner : Journal of theCanadian Nautical Research Society. Vol. VII, No. 4, October 1997. (St. Jo hn's : Maritime Studies Research Unit, Memorial University of Newfoundland,1997). Pp (4),1-151,(1). Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated orange and burgundy card covers. Contents : Robert C. Fisher's "The Impact of German Technolog y on the Royal Canadian Navy in the Battle of the Atlantic, 1942-1943" (pp 1-13); Alston Kennerley's "The Seamen's Union, the National Maritime Board and Firemen: Labour Management in the British Mercantile Marine" (pp 15-28); Galen Roger Perras's "The Defence of Alaska Must Remain a Primary Concernof the United States: Canada and the North Pacific, May-June 1942" (pp 29- 43); Erik Goebel's "Management of the Port of Saint Thomas, Danish West Indies, during the Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Centuries" (pp 45-63); Ayodeji Olukoju's "Government and Port Administration in Japan in the Aftermath of the Port and Harbour Law of 1950" (pp 65-80); plus book reviews. Spine sunned to white, else very good. 10.00

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147 CANFIELD, Eugene B. Notes of Naval Ordnance of the American Civil War 1861-1865.
American Ordnance Association, Washington, D.C., 1960, 
CANFIELD, Eugene B. Notes of Naval Ordnance of the American Civil War 1861-1865. Washington, D.C.: The American Ordnance Association, 1960. Pp [1]-24.Illustrated. Double Column. Large 8vo, blue stapled card covers. Contents : 1. Guns. 2. Torpedoes. Includes a Table of Ships Sunk or Damaged by Torpedoes During the Civil War. Very good. 25.00

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148 CARDOULIS, John N. Friendly Invasion : The American Military in Newfoundland 1940-1990. FirstEdition in dustjacket.
Breakwater, St. John's, 1990, ISBN:0920911854 
CARDOULIS, John N. A Friendly Invasion : The American Military in Newfoundland 1940-1990. (St. John's) : Breakwater, (1990). First Edition. Pp (6),7-224. Illustrated in black and white. 4to, blue cloth with gilt titles to spine. "Nineteen ninety marks the fiftieth anniversary of the American military presence in Newfoundland and Labrador. In this spectacular review, the author describes the highlights of each major U.S. base and other installations from 1940 to 1990. Vintage photographs and documents illustrate the importance and significance of events during this period and leave the reader with the full realization of the miiltary importance placed on Newfoundland and Labrador during the past five decades. During the years of the Second World War, over 750,000 American servicemen passed through the many U.S. bases and installations; over 100,000 were stationed here for a number of years; over 25,000 married Newfoundland women. While many papers have been written on the social and economic effects the Americans had on the people of Newfoundland and Labrador, this is the first factual story of fifty years ofchange in Newfoundland's history. The accomplishments and achievements by the American forces, and the benefits to Newfoundlanders as a result of their presence, are described and illustrated." - from the dust jacket. Contents: 1. Where It All Began; 2. Argentia Naval Air Station; 3. Fort Pepperrell; 4. Gander Airfield; 5. Harmon Field, Stephenville; 6. Fort McAndrew; 7. US Army Repeater and Direction Finding Stations; 8. Goose Air Base, Labrador; 9. Radar and Aircraft Control and Warning Stations; 10. Miscellaneous Major US Military Disasters; 11. Memorable Events with the Americans. With the following appendices: A. US Military Locations in Newfoundland and Labrador, 1940-1990; B. Chronological History of Argentia Naval Air Station; C. Chronological History of Fort Pepperrell, St. John's; D. Chronological History of US Army Infantry Locations; E. Chronological History of US Army CoastArtillery Locations; F. US Spending in Newfoundland; G. Base Commanders, 1 941-1961; H. US Military Personnel Strength; I. Chronological History of Gander Air Base; J. Chronological History of Ernest Harmon Air Foprce Base; K. Chronlogical History of Fort McAndrew; L. Chronological History of US Army Signal Corps; M. US Army Long Line System; N. Chronological History of Goose Bay Air Force Base; O, Chronological History of Radar and AC&W Stations. Very good in dustjacket. 50.00

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149 CAREY, George G., ed CONNOR, Timothy. Sailor's Songbag. in dj.
University of Massachusetts, 1976, 
CAREY, George G., ed. A Sailor's Songbag : An American Rebel in an English Prison 1777-1779. Edited with an introduction by George G. Carey. Amherst, Mass.: University of Massachusetts Press, 1976. Pp 164. 8vo, red cloth. A collection of songs written by an American privateer of the Revolutionary War while in a British prison: "...the songs are a vivid expression of the vernacular tastes of the time and of the common sailor's feelings about love and war, sex and the sea. Blunt (often obscene) in diction and straightforward in narration and sentiment, they provide a keen and honest index to the feelings, ideas, and attitudes captured in and fostered by popular songs of the late eighteenth century." -from the dj. Edges very slightly specked, else vg in dj. 60.00

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150 CARLISLE, Henry Voyage to the First of December. First Edition in dustjacket.
Putnam's, 1972, 
CARLISLE, Henry. Voyage to the First of December : A novel. New York : G.P.Putnam's Sons, (1972). Pp 246. 8vo, blue cloth. Smith & Weller, Sea Fictio n Guide 401. "A stunning novel in the tradition of great stories of the sea, drawn from the facts of a notorious episode in U.S. naval history, the Somers Mutiny Affair of 1842. The story of the conflict between eighteen-year-old Midshipman Philip Spencer, son of President Tyler's Secretary of War, and the man of necessities, Alexander Slidell Mackenzie, commander of the Somers, provides an existential excursion to the center of a tragedy in our past which brilliantly illuminates the present." -from the dj. Owner's inkstamps and signature, edges specked, else very good in rubbed, price-clippeddustjacket. 15.00

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151 CARLISLE, Rodney P. Sovereignty for Sale : The Origins and Evolution of the Panamanian and Liberian Flags of Convenience in dj.
Naval Institute Press, Annapolis, MA, 1981, ISBN:0870216686 
CARLISLE, Rodney P. Sovereignty for Sale : The Origins and Evolution of thePanamanian and Liberian Flags of Convenience. Annapolis, Maryland : Naval Institute Press, (1981). First Edition. Pp (),[ix]-xvii,(),1-278. Illustrations, maps, tables in text. 8vo, blue cloth, silver lettering to spine. Mapend-papers. Papadakis and Glassner, International Law of the Sea and Mar i ne Affairs: A Bibliography : Supplement to the 1980 edition 2989, McConville and Rickaby, Shipping Busi ness and Maritime Economics: An Annotated International Bibliography 2326. "Here is a probing account of the merchant flag-of-convenience system that has contributed significantly to the erosion ot American merchant sea power. Rodney Carlisle dramatically documents the evolution of this system, beginning with the days of Prohibition when liquorsmugglers bypassed Canadian and American legal controls througn Panamanian registration of their ships. This system was perpetuated during trie Secon d World War when American-owned ships registered under Panamanian flags supplied the Allies, while U.S. neutrality law prevented such trade on ships flying the American flag. Carlisle explains how the Panamanian fleet was supplemented during World War II by the acquisition of confiscated European ships that did not meet U.S. standards. Following the war, however, the American-administered Liberian registry began to attract so many ships from Panama's fleet that by the late 1960s, Liberia had emerged as the largest maritime power in the world, as measured in registered tonnage. Sovereignty for Sale reveals how the boom in Middle Eastern oil production and the resultant growth of supertanker fleets registered under flags of conveience have further complicated the question of sov- ereignty over these ships. The system provides no clear assignment of responsibility for oil spills and other forms of ocean pollution. An analysis of the "effective control doctrine" (supported by the U.S.) raises chilling questions. Can the hundreds of American-owned vessels registered under the flags of Panama and Liberia be legally considered under U.S. control in the event of a military crisis? What role could these ships play and which nation's priorities would they serve? Carlisle points out that the United States may well be naive in presuming "special relationships" with Third World countries whose foreign policies may not coincide with America's in times of crisis. " -from the dust jacket. Chapters: 1. The Evolution of Convenience, 1919-25; 2. The System Refined; 3.Oil and Fruit; 4. Flag of Refuge; 5. Neutrality, 1939-41; 6. World War II; 7. The Origins of Liberia's Maritime Code, 1947-49; 8. Investigations; 9. Legal Assaults; 10. Environment and Energy; 11. Effective Control Doctrine under Fire. With Epilogue, Notes, Bibiiography and index. Penned underling and notes to first 10 pages, else clean, very good in dustjacket. 22.00

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South America Social, Indutrial, and Political : A Twenty-Five-Thousand-Mile Journey in Search of Information in the Isthmus of Panama and the Lands of the Equator, Columbia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Chile, Tierra del Fuego, the Falklands, Argentia, Paraguay, Uruguay, Brazil, the Guianas, Venezuela, and the Orinoco Basin., CARPENTER, Frank G.
152 CARPENTER, Frank G. South America Social, Indutrial, and Political : A Twenty-Five-Thousand-Mile Journey in Search of Information in the Isthmus of Panama and the Lands of the Equator, Columbia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Chile, Tierra del Fuego, the Falklands, Argentia, Paraguay, Uruguay, Brazil, the Guianas, Venezuela, and the Orinoco Basin.
Saalfield, 1903, 1903 
CARPENTER, Frank G. South America Social, Industrial, and Political : A Twenty-Five-Thousand-Mile Journey in Search of Information in the Isthmus of Panama and the Lands of the Equator, Columbia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Chile, Tierra del Fuego, the Falklands, Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay, Brazil, the Guianas, Venezuela, and the Orinoco Basin. The Resources and Possibilities of the Various Countries - the Life and Customs of the People - Their Governments, Business Methods, and Trade. Fully Illustrated. Akron : Saalfield Publishing Company, 1903. Pp 625. Large 8vo, navy cloth, gilt lettering.

Contents:
1. From New York to Panama: A Winter Sail over the Caribbean Sea on an American Steamer — A New Use for the Gulf Stream — Landing at Colon — Its Hospitals and its Cemeteries — A Graveyard of Foreigners — The Terrors of the Isthmus;

2. Across the Isthmus by Railroad: The Story of the Panama Railroad, which has made Fortunes for its Owners — It Charges the Highest Fares and Pays Dividends of Millions — The Scenery of the Isthmus — The Chagres River — A Look at the City of Panama — Its Odd Social Customs — Its Lottery and its Bull-Ring;

3. The Panama Canal: A Description of this Colossal Work, which has Cost a Quarter of a Billion Dollars and is not Half Done — A Walk along the Canal — Three Thousand Labourers and What They Are Doing — The Canal Scandals, and how De Lesseps and his Associates stole Millions — Fortunes in Machinery now going to Waste — Will the Canal be Completed ? ;

4. The Wonders of Colombia : An Undeveloped Empire still unexplored — A Look at the Cauca Valley, where Americans are now Settling — A River of Vinegar — Bogota, the Capital — What Colombia produces — It is a Land of Gold — Queer Features of Travel on the Southern Pacific — How one feels on the Equator;

5. The Land of the Equator: The Wonders of Ecuador — Trees that weave Blankets, and Mules that wear Pantalets — The Curious City of Guayaquil — Its Police and Fire Department — Where the Taxes are Low and the Death-Rate is High — Ecuador’s Debt Slaves, and how they are Oppressed;

6. The Bangkok of Ecuador : A Ride up the Guayas River to the Foot of the Andes — The Floating Town of Babahoyo, whose People live upon the Water — A Visit to the Cacao Plantations, whence our Chocolate comes — Ecuadorian Farming, and its enormous Profits — Wages and the Cost of Living;

7. The Mountains of the Equator: The Highlands of the Northern Andes — Chimborazo and Cotopaxi — Quito, the highest Capital City in the World — Civilization in Ecuador — The different classes of the People — How the Whites rule — The Aborigines — Savage Indians who bake the Heads of their Enemies;

8. On the Great South American Desert. A Land of Dry Sand, where it Rains only once in Seven Years — Skeletons and Mummies — Travelling Sand-Dunes, which are always on the March — Among the Ruins of the Incas — The old City of Jequetepec — Cajamarca, and Atahualpa’s Prison Cell, which he filled with Gold — The Sunsets of the Desert;

9. The Irrigated Valleys of Peru. A Land where Cotton grows on Trees and is Red in Colour — The big Sugar Plantations, and how the}'- are Managed — Peruvian Labour and Wages — A Look at the Peons and their Homes;

10. An Hour with the President of Peru. The Romantic career of a South American statesman — How he fought his way through Revolution to Power — His Narrow Escape in a woman's clothes — The Resources of Peru — One of the Richest Countries in the World, with the poorest Inhabitants — Peru’s War with Chile, and how her Treasure was Stolen;

11. The Capital of Peru. A Magnificent City made of Mud and Fishing-Poles — How Lima Houses are Built — Chickens that live on the Housetops — The Stores and the great Cathedral — The pretty Girls of Lima — Their odd Customs and Costumes — Lima on Horseback — Women who Ride Astride — A City where Mules take the place of the Huckster Cart;

12. Down the Andes on a Hand-Car. An Exciting Trip from the Mountain-Tops to the Pacific ocean over the steepest Railroad in the World — Its Track climbs upwards of Three Miles in less than a Hundred — Its Cost in Money and Lives — The Scenic Wonders of the Andes — How One feels Three Miles above the Sea — The Horrors of Soroche, or Mountain Sickness — A Snowball fight in the Clouds — On the Eastern Side of the Andes.;

13. In the Heart of the Andes. The Journey up the Mountains from Mollendo to Puno — Across the Pampa de Islay — A Visit to Arequipa, the chief City of Southern Peru — The Harvard Observatory, and its wonderful Photographs of the Southern Heavens — Mount Misti, the highest Meteorological Observatory on Earth — The Plateau of Peru, and its Curious People.;

14. Steamboating above the Clouds. Lake Titicaca, the highest of Navigable Waters — It is half as large as Lake Erie, and twice as high up in the air as Mount Washington — How steel Steamers were brought to it on the Backs of Men and Mules over Passes higher than Pike’s Peak — Its Sacred Islands, and their wonderful Ruins — The Curious Inhabitants who Live upon its Shores — Balsas, or Native Boats made of Straw — Curious Animals about Titicaca — The Llama, the Vicuna, and the Alpaca;

15. The Wonderful City La Paz. Strange Features of Life and Business in the Heart of Bolivia — The Indians and the Cholos — Mules and Donkeys as Beer-Waggons, Bread-Carts, and Hearses — A Visit to the Markets — The Curious Vegetables and Fruits of Interior South America — Frozen Potatoes — Beans that taste like Ice-Cream, and Indian Corn that makes Flour without Grinding;

16. The Aymara Indians. The Curious People who Live on the Plateau of Bolivia — A Nation of Slaves who are contented with Slavery — A Peep into their Huts — Their Feuds, and how they Fight with Slings — About Coca, the favourite Indian Chew — Chicha, or Bolivian Beer — Goats skinned alive to make Brandy Bottles.;

17. In the Back Woods of Bolivia. An Unexplored Country of vast Resources given up to Savage Tribes — The Cannibals of the Eastern Andes, who Shoot with Blow-Guns and Poisoned Arrows — Some Indians who go Naked, and Others who Dress in Bark Clothing — The Rubber Forests of the Andean Slope — Quinine arid Peruvian Bark;

18. A Wild Ride with the Bolivian Mails. A Gallop over the dried-up Sea of the Middle Andes — Strange Scenes on the Highlands — The Bolivian Coachman, and his Cruelty — Nights in Bolivian Inns — Odd Features of Farming, where Oxen pull the Ploughs with their Heads — American Trade in Bolivia;

19. Among the Gold and Silver Mines of the Andes. Bolivia’s enormous Silver Output — It has produced $4,000,000,000 worth of the Metal — The Silver Mountain of Potosi and the rich Mines of Cerro de Pasco — The Gold Mines of Eastern Bolivia — The Tipuani Placer Deposits now being Worked by Americans — Prospecting in the Andes — The richest Tin Mines in the World ;

20. A Chemical Laboratory of the Gods. The Nitrate Deserts of Chile, in which the English have Invested $100,000,000 — How Nitrate of Soda is Mined — A Visit to the Fields — The Extent of the Deposits, and the Peculiarities of the Nitrate Towns — A Look at Ascotan, the Borax Lake of the Andes — Six Hundred Miles by Rail over Salty Plains.;

21. Among the Chilenos. The Yankees of South America, and their Country — Odd Features of the Slimmest Land in the World — Its Wonderful Riches — Its Vast Deposits of Guano, Gold, Silver, and Copper — Valparaiso, the New York of the Southern Pacific.;

22. On Robinson Crusoe's Island. The Scene of Alexander Selkirk’s adventures — The Island of Juan Fernandez, and how the Chilean Government proposes to Colonize it — The Guano Islands, out of which Peru has dug Millions — What Guano is — The Galapagos Islands, and the Robinson Crusoe of Ecuador;

23. The City of Santiago. Special Features of Life and Business in the Chilean Capital — A Bird’s- Eye view from Santa Lucia — Palaces that cover Acres and cost Fortunes — A Street-Car Ride for a Cent — High Life among the Chilenos — Paris Dresses and Diamonds — How the Nabobs enjoy themselves — Scenes at the Opera and the Races.;

24. The President of Chile. A Visit to the Chilean « White House » — The President and Congress — How Chile is Governed — The Influence of the Church, and its great Wealth — Its vast Ecclesiastical Property in Santiago, and its rich Nuns and Monks — Education in Chile, and the American Schools.;

25. Farming on a Grand Scale. A Land where a Thousand Acres are only a Garden-patch, and many Farms are worth Millions — Special Features of Life on the Haciendas — Peons who Work for Twenty Cents a Day and get Drunk every Week — Their extraordinary Strength and the great Mortality among them— A Visit to an immense Estate managed by a Woman — The Wheat Lands of Chile — Its Fine Cattle and Horses ;

26. Life on the Chilean Frontier. How the Southern Part of the Country is being opened up to Settlement — Government Auctions, where Land is sold in lots of Thousands of Acres — A Look at the frontier City of Temuco, and something about Concepcion, the Metropolis of the South — The Chances for Investment — Big Farms at low Prices — Valuable Mines — A Journey into the Coal Mines under the Pacific Ocean on an Electric Trolley;

27. The Araucanian Indians. Odd Features of Life among the Richest and Bravest of the South American Indians — A Visit to their Reservations in South Chile — Pretty Indian Maidens — How they are Courted and Married — Curious Customs of Birth and Death — The Araucanian Religion — An Araucanian Woman, who claims to be 130 Years Old;

28. At the Tail End of Our Hemisphere. A Trip through Smyth’s Channel into the Strait of Magellan — Sailing amidst the Clouds among Icebergs and Andean Snows — A Look at Cape Froward, the southernmost Continental Point in the World — The Savages of Patagonia — The naked Alacalufes, who live in Canoes — Lassoing an Iceberg — A Description of the Strait and its magnificent Scenery;

29. In the Capital of the Magellans. How the People live and do Business in the most Southerly City in the World — Lots which formerly Cost a Postage Stamp now worth Thousands of Dollars — The Big Sheep Farms of Patagonia and Tierra del Fuego, some of which Feed Flocks of Tens of Thousands and make Fortunes for their Owners — Vultures that pick out the Eyes of Live Sheep — The Panthers and the Indian Sheep-Stealers;

30. Tierra del Fuego. New Facts about one of the least-known parts of the World — An Island covered with a Dense Vegetation, having Mighty Forests and Grass-Grown Plains — Where the Gold Mines' are Located, and how Nuggets and Scales of Gold are Picked out of the Sands of the Sea — The Indians of Tierra del Fuego — The Onas, who go Naked, Sleep in Holes in the Ground, and Wage War upon the Whites — The Yaghans, who are Semi-Civilized — Their Wonderful Language;

31. In the Falkland Islands. John Bull’s new Naval Station in the South Atlantic — It Controls Cape Horn and the Strait of Magellan — Where the Falklands Are — Their Vast Sheep Farms, which are Managed by Shepherds on Horseback — A Visit to Stanley, the Capital — Travelling School-masters — Postal Savings Banks and other Features of the thriftiest Island Community in the World.;

32. The Argentine Republic. A Bird’s-Eye View of the Country — Its Vast Wheat-Fields, Sugar Plantations, and Extensive Pastures — How it Compares with the United States — Its People, and their Characteristics — The Latin-American as a National Type — How Argentina is Growing — Its Railroads and Telegraphs — Its Normal Schools, founded by Yankee School-Teachers;

33. Buenos Aires. The Metropolis of South America, and the largest Spanish-speaking City in the World — How it Contro’s Argentina Politically, Socially, and Financially — Buenos Aires from the Housetops — A Town of Shreds and Patches — A Look at its Churches — The Largest Catholic City on Earth — A South American Botany Bay;

34. High Life in Argentina. How the Nabobs of Buenos Aires look, act, and live — A Nation of Gamblers, who spend Millions a Year on Races, Lotteries, and the Stock-Exchange — Behind the Scenes at the Clubs — A Night at the Opera — Well-Dressed Women and Impudent Young Men — Curious Customs of Courtship and Marriage — Odd Features of Family Life;

35. Low Life in Argentina. How the Poor Live — The Conventillos of Buenos Aires, and their Miserable Inhabitants — Work, Wages, and Trades Unions — The Chances for Women — Strange Ways of Washing and Ironing — Among the Gauchos or Cowboys of the Pampas- — A Peep into their Homes — Their Terrible Duels — I Feel like killing Some One;

36. Odd Argentine Customs. The Hospitality of the People — Presents with Strings to Them — The Cemeteries and Funeral Customs — How the Dead are filed away in Pigeon-Holes — Rented Graves — Curious Gastronomic Tastes — Snails and Armadillos as Tidbits — The Greatest Meat-Eaters in the World — How Turkeys are Sold — Milkmen who cannot Water their Milk;

37. The Wheat-fields of Argentina. Where they are, and What they are — Plow the Grain is Raised and Marketed — The Wheat Farmers are Italians, who live in Mud Huts — Rosario, the Chicago of South America — The Locusts that come from Brazil in Swarms and eat up the Wheat and everything Green — How they are Destroyed — The Future of Wheat-Raising in South America, and its probable Competition with the United States;

38. Sheep and Stock-Raising in Argentina. Argentina has more than 100,000,000 Sheep, and produces a Hundred Pounds of Wool to each of its Inhabitants — A Look into the greatest Produce Market in the World — How Argentina is improving her Cattle and Sheep — A Ram which Cost $2,000, and Bulls at $5,000 Each — A Visit to the largest Meat-Freezing Establishment in the World ;

39. How the Argentine Republic is Governed. Its President and Congress — Elections held on Sundays in the Churches — Everything in the hands of Rings — Politicians who steal Millions — The Frauds of the National Banks — The Judicial System and the Police — The Army and Navy;

40. Across South America on the Trans--Andean Railroad. Concerning the Trans-Andean Railroad, which crosses Chile and Argentina — How the Track climbs the Andes — Snow-Sheds cut out of solid Rock, and other curious Features of Railroad-Building — Groceries on Wheels, and Freight Cars with Sails — A Look at Aconcagua, the highest of the Andes — Singular Features of Nature on the Pampas, where it sometimes Rains Mud;

41. The United States and Argentina. What should be Done to Better our Trade — We need American Steamers and an International American Bank — How the English are making Money in South American Banking — Stock Speculation in Buenos Aires — A Day on the Exchange — Opportunities for Investments;

42. Up the Paraguay River : A Thirteen-Hundred-Mile Trip on the Rio de la Plata system into the Heart of South America — How the Rio de la Plata surpasses the Mississippi — The Parana River, and its Ten Thousand Islands, which are floating down to the Sea — Strange Sights on the Paraguay River — Monkeys, Parrots, Jaguars, and Crocodiles — Life on the River Steamers — Peculiar Table Manners;

43. In the City of Asuncion. [= Asunciσn] A Walk through the Capital of Paraguay- — A Town older than any in North America, but still new — Its Telephones and Telephone Girls — A General View of Paraguay— Its Cities, Towns, and Villages— Its Queer Colonies, one of which was named after President Hayes.;

44. The Pretty Girls of Paraguay. Strange Customs of a Land where there are more Women than Men — The War with Brazil, that Killed off the Men — How the Women Manage the Country — Their Business Ability — A Visit to the Markets — Orange Girls and Butcher Women — A Look into a Paraguayan Home — Paraguay Tobacco, used by Women and Children who both Smoke and Chew;

45. Industrial Paraguay. Its Resources and Possibilities — A Land of vast Pastures and many Cattle — Its Dense Forests of valuable hard Woods- — Its Tobacco and Cotton Fields — Low Prices of Land — The Chances for Americans and American Trade;

46. Round about Pirapo. Strange Adventures in the Wilds of Paraguay — A Night in a Country Hotel — Paraguay’s only Railroad, and its odd Passengers — How Women Peddle raw Meat at the Stations — Country Scenes — Tens of Thousands of Ant-hills — A Land where Oranges grow wild — Odd Features of Life outside the Cities;

47. In the Wilds of Brazil. The Trip up the Paraguay into the Province of Matto Grosso — A Look at Cuyaba — A Stop at Corumba — Tigers and Alligators — Savage Indians who are Born without Hair and Grow Hair only on the Head — Something about the Chaco and its Curious Tribes — The Tobas, Lenguas, and others.;

48. In the Little Land of Uruguay. A Bird's-Eye View of the smallest of the South American Republics — The richest Land south of the Equator — A Look at Montevideo and its beautiful Harbour — Its Public Buildings, its Theatres, Banks, and Stock-Exchange — How Uruguay is Governed — Its Post Offices, Telephones, Telegraphs, and Schools — Strange Street Scenes;

49. The President of Uruguay. He lives upon a Political Volcano and is always in Danger of Assassination — A Land of Revolutions — An Evening at the « White House of Montevideo guarded by Gatling guns on the Roof — High Life in the Uruguayan Capital — Queer Customs of Courtship and Marriage — How the young Men play the Dragon, and why there are no Breach-of- Promise Suits.

50. The Baby Republic of Brazi. The Portuguese half of South America — An enormous Country of Vast Resources — Travels through West Deutschland — Thriving Cities and vast Pastures owned by Germans — A Visit to the Death Harbour of Santos — How Coffee is loaded for America — Up the Mountains to Sao Paulo, the great Coffee Metropolis.;

51. A Visit to the Largest Coffee Plantation : An Estate which has 5,000,000 Coffee Trees, and is Forty Miles around — How the Soil looks, and how the Coffee Trees are grown — Picking Coffee, and preparing it for the Market — A Ride over the Plantation on its Railroad — Its Italian Colonies, and how they are Managed — Among the Pretty Coffee-sorters;

52. More about Coffee: Brazil, the chief Coffee-country of the World — It Produces two-thirds of all the Coffee used by Man — Where the Coffee-fields are, and how the -Product is handled at Rio and Santos — The Kinds of Coffee, and why our Mocha and Java Coffees come from Brazil — Behind the Scenes in the Warehouses — How the Beans are Polished and Painted up for the Market — Coffee Detectives and Coffee Thieves;

53. In Rio de Janeiro : The largest Portuguese city in the World — A Look at the Harbour of Rio, and a Visit to its Botanical Gardens — A Walk on the Ouvidor — Strange Street Scenes — Auctions and Lotteries — A Visit to the Markets — Life in the Restaurants and Cafes — What Good Coffee is — A nervous Nation, always on the Twitch;

54. In the Switzerland of Brazil: Petropolis, the Summer Resort of the Capital — A Trip up the Organ Mountains on a Cog Railroad — Where our Minister lives, and where Dom Pedro had his Palaces — An American College for Girls — Woman’s Rights in Brazil, and some Peculiarities of Brazilian Women;

55. Bahia , and the Diamond Mines : How the Precious Stones are Dug out of the Rivers of Brazil — Mined by Native Indians, who Dive for the Diamond Gravel — Concerning the Carbons, or Black Diamonds, found near Bahia — The Gold Mines of Minas Geraes, and the new Gold Regions of Northern Brazil — The old City of Bahia, once the Brazilian Capital — Its 200,000 People, most of whom are Coloured — American Gold Dollars as Vest Buttons;

56. Up the Coast of Brazil : Peculiar Features of life on a Brazilian Steamer — The city of Pernambuco, and its wonderful Reef — A great Cotton Country — Brazil’s new Cotton Factories, and their enormous Profits — A visit to Ceara and its Capital, Forteleza — Terrible Famines — The Carnauba Palm, which Houses, Feeds, and Lights the People ;

57. On the Mighty Amazon : Travelling on an Ocean Steamer up the greatest Valley in the World — The wonderful size of the Amazon — Its many Tributaries, and its floating Islands — Steaming through the Delta — Flow the River looks a Thousand Miles from the Sea — Sketches of the People and their Homes — The Floods in the Amazon Basin, the Rainiest part of the World — The Cacao Plantation, and how Chocolate is Raised.;

58. The Great Cities of the Amazon : Some features of Para and Manaos [= Manaσs = Manaus], which control the Trade of the Valley — High and Low Life at the Amazon’s Mouth — Manaos, the Metropolis of the Rio Negro — An Ocean Port a Thousand Miles from the Atlantic — A town of Electric Railroads, Telephones, and Charitable Institutions — Iquitos, on the Peruvian Amazon, a Steamship Port 2,300 miles inland.;

59. In the India-Rubber Camps: A visit to the Rubber forests, and a description of how the Trees are tapped for the Markets — How Rubber is made — Who owns the Trees — Something about the Rubber Slaves of the Upper Amazon — The Cost of Rubber, and how I made an ounce at a cost of $100.;

60. Brazil and the United States: Chances for American Capital — The Banks, and their enormous Profits — Railroads that Pay — Cold-Storage Plants — Steamship Companies that discriminate against our Trade;

61. In the Guianas: Where the Guianas are, and what they are — Their wild Lands, and their savage Indians and bush Negroes — British Guiana, and its mixed Population — A land of Hindus, Chinese, and Negroes — The rich Sugar plantations, and how they are Managed — Dutch Guiana, the little Holland of South America — French Guiana, and its Penal Colony — A look at Georgetown, Paramaribo, and Cayenne.;

62. Venezueala , and the Orinoco Basin : An Enormous Country of great Possibilities — How Named — Its Sugar lands and Cacao Orchards — Its Coffee, which we drink as Mocha — The Orinoco, and its vast Pastures — How the Llanos look — The Gold regions — On Lake Maracaibo — In Caracas, the National Capital.

With index.

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Navy from Wood to Steel, 1860-1890.   1st in dj , CARRISON, Daniel J. Watts Histories of the United States Navy
153 CARRISON, Daniel J. Watts Histories of the United States Navy Navy from Wood to Steel, 1860-1890. 1st in dj
Franklin Watts, 1965, 
CARRISON, Daniel J. The Navy from Wood to Steel, 1860-1890. N.Y.: Franklin Watts, (1965.). First Printing. Pp 186 + 16 p of plates. 8vo, brown cloth In the Watts Histories of the United States Navy series. Chapters : 1. Union Sea Power; 2. Early Losses; 3. The Union Blockade; 4. First Amphibious Landings; 5. Forts Henry and Donelson; 6. The Monitor and the Merrimac; 7. The Fall of New Orleans; 8. The Vicksburg Campaign; 9. Defeat at Charleston; 10. Victory at Mobile Bay; 11. Wilmington Captured; 12. War on the High Seas; 13. Civil War Summary; 14. Aftermath. With index. Vg in dj. 70.00

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154 CARRISON, Daniel J., Captain United States Navy. 2d pr in dj.
Praeger, 1969, 
CARRISON, Daniel J., Captain. The United States Navy. NY: Frederick A. Praeger, (1969). Second Printing. Pp 262. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth. Praeger Library of U.S. Government Departments and Agencies. A Vietnam-era review of the history and organization of the U.S. Navy. Vg in rubbed, torn dj. 28.00

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155 CARSE, Robert HOULIHAN, Ray Seafarers : A History of Maritime America 1620-1820. 1st US in dj
Harper & Row, New york, 1964, 
CARSE, Robert. The Seafarers : A History of Maritime America 1620-1820. Illustrated by Ray Houlihan. New York: Harper & Row, (1964). First Printing. Pp 306. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth. Vg in dj. 22.50

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156 CARTER, Samuel, III Incredible Great White Fleet America Comes of Age As a World Power. in dj.
Crowell-Collier Press, New York, 1971, 
CARTER, Samuel, III. Incredible Great White Fleet : America Comes of Age Asa World Power. New York : Crowell-Collier Press, (1971). Pp 184. Illustrat ed. 8vo, blue cloth. A ratings-eye view of the circumnavigation of TheodoreRoosevelt's symbolically potent force, undertaken from 1907 to 1909. Owner 's inscription to front paste-down, else very good in rubbed dustjacket. 40.00

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157 CASEY, Robert J. Torpedo Junction : With the Pacific Fleet from Pearl Harbor to Midway. US in dj
Bobbs-Merrill, Indianapolis, 1942, 
CASEY, Robert J. Torpedo Junction : With the Pacific Fleet from Pearl Harbor to Midway. Indianapolis : Bobbs-Merrill Co., (1942). Pp 423. Illustrated.8vo, blue cloth. Contents : Murder in Paradise; The Marshalls; Marcus; Mys tery Cruise; Coral Sea; Midway! Tear to top of spine, else vg in worn dj. 50.00

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158 CASTLEMON, Harry Frank on a Gunboat.
M.A. Donohue & Company, Chicago , 1905, 
CASTLEMON, Harry. Frank on a Gunboat. Chicago : M.A. Donohue & Company, n.d. [early 20th century]. Pp [1]-277,(1),83-91,(1). 8vo, illustrated brown cloth. See Blanck, Harry Castlemon: Boy's Own Author: Appreciation and Bibliography pp.23-24 for the first edition. Charles Austin Fosdick (1842-1915), better known by his nom de plume Harry Castlemon, was a prolific writer of juvenile stories and novels, intended mainly for boys. He served in the Union Navy from 1862 to 1865, during the American Civil War, and drew on his experiences serving in the Navy in such early novels as Frank on a Gunboat (1864) and Frank on the Lower Mississippi (1867). He soon became the most-read author for boys in the post-Civil War era, the golden age of children's literature. Damp spotting to edges, foxing to edges and endpapers, name, else very good in rubbed and chipped dustjacket. 25.00

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History of New London, Connecticut , CAULKINS, Frances Manwaring
159 CAULKINS, Frances Manwaring History of New London, Connecticut
H. D. Utley, New London, CT, 1895, 
CAULKINS, Frances Manwaring. History of New London, Connecticut from the first survey of the coast in 1612, to 1860 ; with memoir of the author. New London, CT: H. D. Utley, 1895. Pp. 696, port. frontis. 8vo, maroon cloth with gilt lettering to spine. The history of the prominent Atlantic whaling port, until 1860. Of nautical interest: XXXI) Naval Affairs ; XXXVI) Events to 1815 ; XXXVII) Whaling, as well as periodically throughout. Slightly cocked, minor edgewear, else vg. 150.00

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Oxford Companion to American Military History.  in dj., CHAMBERS, John Whiteclay II, ed. in chief ANDERSON, Fred, (ed.) EDEN, Lynn, (ed.) GLATTHAAR, Joseph T., (ed.)
160 CHAMBERS, John Whiteclay II, ed. in chief ANDERSON, Fred, (ed.) EDEN, Lynn, (ed.) GLATTHAAR, Joseph T., (ed.) Oxford Companion to American Military History. in dj.
Oxford University Press, 1999, 
CHAMBERS, John Whiteclay II, (editor in chief). The Oxford Companion to American Military History. Editors Fred Anderson, Lynn Eden, Joseph T. Glatthaar, Ronald H. Spector; Consulting Editor G. Kurt Piehler. New York: Oxford University Press, 1999. First Printing. Pp (6),vii-xxxiv,(2),3-916,(10). Double column. Thick 8vo, green cloth, gilt lettering to spine.

John Whiteclay Chambers II, was born on August 6, 1936 in West Chester, Pennsylvania.

Over 1000 entries by over 500 authors, accessible through over 60 pages of triple-column index.

A very useful reference.

"Here is a gold mine of information on American military history, exploring battles and soldiers, ships and weapons, services and doctrines - as well as the social and cultural impact of the U.S. military at home and around the world." - from the dj.

Much on the United States Navy, its ships, officers, &c.

Very good in dustjacket. 45.00


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