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81 HORE, Peter, Captain (ed.). Seapower Ashore : 200 Years of Royal Navy Operations on Land. First Edition in dustjacket.
Chatham Publishing, in association with the National Maritime Museum, London , 2001, ISBN:1861761554 
HORE, Peter, Captain (ed.). Seapower Ashore : 200 Years of Royal Navy Operations on Land. London : Chatham Publishing, in association with the National Maritime Museum, (2001). First Edition. Pp [1]-288. Illustrated. Index. 8vo, green cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Contents : 1. Smith and the Siege of Acre 1799: Sea Power Decisive on Land (Tom Pocock). 2. 'Science and Labour': The Naval Contribution to Operations Ashore i the Great Wars with France 1793-1815 (Michael Duffy). 3. Nelson Ashore, 1780-97 (Colin White). 4.'Within Cannon Shot of Deep Water': The Syrian Campaign of 1840 (Andrew La mbert). 5. Under the Heel of Britannia: The Bombardment of Sweaborg 9-11 August 1855 (Andrew lambert). 6. March into India: The Relief of Lucknow 1857-59 (Richard Brooks). 7. The Long Arm of Seapower: The Anglo-Japanese War of 1863-64 (Colin White). 8. Admiral Beatty and Brown Water: The Sudan and China 1896-1900 (Richard Brooks). 9. 'Ex Africa SemperAliquid Novi': The Second Boer War 1899-1901 (Arthur Bleby). 10. The Royal Naval Division 1914-19(Chris Page). 11. An Unlikely Encourter: Norway 1940 (Peter Hore). 12. Ass ault on Walcheren: 1944 (Ivor Howcroft). 13. From Tigre to Tomahawk: the Adriatic Revisited, 1999 (Dr. Leew Willett). Very good to fine in dustjacket. 25.00

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82 HOWARD, Edward SMITH, Sidney, Admiral) DUCKWORTH, John T. SMITH, Charles Douglass, association copy Memoirs of Admiral Sir Sidney Smith, K.C.B., &c. First Edition. In Two Volumes
Richard Bentley, New Burlington Street, Publisher in Ordinary to Her Majesty, London, 1839, 
(SMITH, Sidney, Admiral Sir). [HOWARD, Edward]. Memoirs of Admiral Sir Sidney Smith, K.C.B., &c. By the author of "Rattlin the Reefer," &c. In Two Volumes. London : Richard Bentley, New Burlington Street, Publisher in Ordinary to Her Majesty, 1839. First Edition. Pp (2),[iii]-vii,(1),[1]-400, + frontispiece portrait; (2),[iii]-vii,(1),[1]-411,(1),(4,ads), + frontispiece portrait. 8vo, black half leather, black boards, gilt lettering to spine, marbled endpapers. Catalogue of the Library of the National Maritime Museum, Vol 2. Biography 1335; Perrin, (ed.) Admiralty Library : Subject Catalogue of Printed Books : Part I : Historical Section p.56. Admiral Sir Sidney Smith (1764-1840). Edward Howard, (b. 1793 - d. December 30, 1841) was a British novelist, briefly in the Royal Navy, and friend of Frederick Marryat, with whom he wrote Rattlin the Reefer. Contents : The First Volume. I. Introductory Remarks The chivalric character of Sir Sidney Smith briefly noticed Asuccinct account of his family An anecdote indicative of his future charac ter. II. Sir Sidney's first entrance into the Navy Some reflections on the early appointments of that period- His various juvenile services until he was made Post Captain. III. Sir Sidney enters the Swedish service The Battleof the Galleys The Battle ofthe 9th and 10th of June Anecdote of Captain D ennison Some reflections on British officers serving foreign powers. IV. Enters the Turkish service Fits out a man-of-war at his own risk Gets a reinforcement of seamen at Smyrna - Joins Lord Hood at Toulon Some account of the transactions at that place. V. Some account of* the situation of the British and allied forces holding Toulon The attacks of the French Misconduct of the Allies General O'Hara made prisoner Bonaparte's account of the transaction It is resolved to evacuate Toulon. VI. Sir Sidney Smith proceeds on his perilous service - Fires the arsenals The misconduct, or the treachery, of the Spaniards Explosion of the powder-ships He re-embarks safely His despatch. VII. Appointed to the Diamond - His services on the Channel station Attacks two French ships under La Hogue Destroys a French corvette Attacks a French squadron which had taken shelter in the Port of Herqui. VIII. Sir Sidney Smith's personal appearance at this time Cuts out a French lugger near Havre Is drifted with his prize up the Seine With his party is captured Speculations of the French upon his conduct. IX. Sir Sidney Smith badly treated as a prisoner of war - Removed to Paris, to the prison called the Abbaye Placed under unwarrantable restrictions Opens a communication with some ladies to aid his escape. X. Another attempt to escape made by boring The general disaffection to the Directorial Government of France The failure of the attempt to escape The urbanity of the jailer of the Temple Anecdotes concerning him. XI . The renewed rigour of Sir Sidney's confinement M. T.'s exchange effected The successful plan of escape devised Is put in execution Sir Sidney proceeds to Rouen Arrives safely in London His reception by his sovereign and his countrymen. XII. Sir Sidney appointed to the command of the Tigre Made joint Plenipotentiary to the Turkish Court Arrives at Constantinople His appointment gives umbrage to Earl St. Vincent. XIII. Preparations for the defence of Acre Mention of Captain Wright Anecdote of the King of Sweden's diamond ring The French move towards Acre Lose their battering-train. XIV. The French make great progress in their approaches The Turks aredefeated in a sortie Anecdote of Junot and Kleber The French gain the oute r tower of Acre Sir Sidney Smith's despatch to Lord Nelson. XV. Sir Sidney's second despatch Describes the progress and the termination of the siege The French retreat in disorder The conduct of Bonaparte Testimonials at hometo the distinguished services of Sir Sidney Smith. XVI. Bonaparte's assump tion of Mahometanism His victory over the Turks His flight from Egypt - Successes of the English and their Allies Kleber's proposition to evacuate Egypt The Convention of El- Arisch. XVII. The conduct of Sir Sidney Smith considered respecting his concurrence with the convention of El- Arisch Parliamentary proceedings upon it Short speech of his late Majesty William IV. XVIII. Sir Sidney Smith's personal appearance at this time His humanity to hiscrews The English government sends reinforcements to Egypt The state of th e country English land at Aboukir Bay Battle of Alexandria- Death of Sir Ralph Abercromby. XIX. Cursory sketch of the termination of the Egyptian campaign Sir Sidney feted by the Capitan Pasha Anecdote of another similar honour Bonaparte's impiety Sir Sidney returns to England with despatches Civic honours. XX. Sir Sidney Smith returned member of parliament for Rochester His speech in the House of Commons, and at the anniversary of the Naval Institution His appointment in the Antelope to the command of a squadron His services in that command. XXI. The Court of Naples violates its treaty of neutrality with the French Naples overrun by them Sir Sidney Smith proceeds toannoy them Relieves Gaeta Takes Capri His despatch. XXII. Further operatio ns for the recovery of Naples Their inutility Sir Sidney Smith receives theacknowledgments of their Sicilian Majesties Remarks on naval appointments. XXIII. The Princess of Wales's vindication against the charges affecting h er and Sir Sidney Smith. The Second Volume. I. Sir Sidney appointed to accompany Sir John Duckworth [Sir John Thomas Duckworth, 1st Baronet, GCB (b. February 9, 1748 – d. August 31, 1817) an officer of the Royal Navy, servingduring the Seven Years' War, the American War of Independence, the French Revolutionary and Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars, and later as the Governor of Newfoundland during the War of 1812] - Instructions to Sir John - Sir Sidney Smith's Letter to the Sublime Porte. II. The Dardanelles forced—A division of the Turkish fleet destroyed bv Sir Sidney Smith—His despatch—Other official documents—His letter to Captain Dacre. III. The commencement of the negociations with the Turks—Sir Sidney's advice asked by the Commander-in-Chief - The Turks procrastinate and arm—The English resolve to return.IV. Sir John Duckworth leaves the Dardanelles — His official accounts of h is proceedings. V. Sir John Duckworth thanks the officers and seamen under his command, and particularises Sir Sidney Smith — Sir Sidney's opinion of the attempt — His poem on the occasion — Tlie opinion of the Admiralty of his merits — He returns to England. VI. The situation of Portugal as regarded England and France — The Portuguese court throw themselves under the protection of the British fleet— The Portuguese fleet join Sir Sidney Smith's squadron in the first instance, and finally sail for the Brazils with the Prince Regent — The official despatches. VII. Sir Sidney Smith superseded by Sir Charles Cotton — Much misunderstanding as to what ships should be placed under Sir Sidney's command — Official correspondence. VIII. Sir Sidney Smith arrives at Rio Janeiro— Gives a grand entertainment to the royal familyof Portugal — The speeches and proclamation. IX. Sir Sidney's interference with politics— Espouses the interests of the Spanish Princess — The memori al of the Princess of' Portugal and Brazil, and of Don Carlos, the Infante Spain — Marks of favour shown to Sir Sidney Smith. X. Sir Sidney Smith's strong advocacy of the Infanta's interests — It displeases at home — Honours conferred upon him — Is recalled and superseded — Conjectures upon this step of the British government — Sir Sidney receives the address of the British merchants — His reply. XI. Sir Sidney's popularity — He visits Liverpool — His reception — His eulogists — An account of his nautical inventions. XII. Sir Sidney Smith made a vice-admiral — Proceeds to the Mediterranean — The nature of the service described — The amusements of the fleet*-The reading-room on board the Hibernia. XIII. At the close of the war Sir Sidney visits Cagliari — Entertains the King of Sardinia — Returns to England, and strikes his flag — Receives the freedom of Plymouth — Projects an union of all orders of knighthood for the abolition of white slavery. XIV. Particularsconcerning Captain Wright — That officer taken by gunboats— Is well treate d in the first instance — The subsequent persecutions to which he was subjected. XV. A Narrative by thelate Captain Wright ; containing a Justification of his Conduct in the Vincejo against certain Calumnies in the "Moniteur," &c., and an Account of his Treatment by the French Government, subsequentto his capture, found among his papers, in his own handwriting, recently c laimed by Sir Sidney Smith, and given up by the present Government of France. XVI. Sir Sidney made a Knight Commander of the Bath— The Duke of Wellington invests him — Sir Sidney's speech on the occasion — Sir Sidney's remonstrance to Bonaparte. XVII. Sir Sidney's exertions in favour of the white slaves --Letters from the various ministers of the European powers on the subject — Also from the consuls at Tripoli — Sir Sidney made admiral — A briefsketch of his character. Appendix. Ex-libris Charles Douglass Smith (1761- 1855), the fourth Governor of Prince Edward Island (1812-1824), see the pedigree chart on Vol. II, p. 352. Some foxing to title pages and frontispieceof Vol. I, frontispiece of Vol. II supplied in facsimile printed on matchi ng paper colour (tipped in), penned name to each volume, Charles Douglass Smith's bookplate to Vol. I, newspaper clipping tipped in, else very good, clean. The 2-volume set for 750.00

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83 HOWARTH, David Golden Isthmus. First Edition in dustjacket
Collins, London, 1966, 
HOWARTH, David. The Golden Isthmus. London : Collins, 1966. First Edition. Pp 285 + 16 pp of plates. 8vo, yellow cloth. David Armine Howarth (b. July 28, 1912, London - d. July 2, 1991, Chichester, West Sussex) British naval officer, historian and author. Chapters : 1. The Spanish Explorers, 1502; 2. The Way Across, 1513; 3. The Elizabethans, 1572; 4. The Buccaneers, 1670;5. The Scottish Colony, 1698-1700; 6. The Lost Canal, 1799-1840; 7. The Ra ilroad, 1848-1855; 8. The French Canal, 1879-1888; 9. The Revolution; 10. The American Canal, 1904-1914; 11. The Republic, 1914-1966; 12. . With sources and index. Very good in nicked dustjacket. 30.00

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84 HOWARTH, David. NELSON, Horatio). Trafalgar : The Nelson Touch. Phoenix paperback.
Phoenix, London, 2003, ISBN:1842125195 
(NELSON, Horatio). HOWARTH, David. Trafalgar : The Nelson Touch. (London) :Phoenix, A Windrush Press Book, (2003). Second Impression. Pp. (5),[vi]-vi i,(1),[1]-184, + 8 p. of black and white illustrations. 8vo, art illustrated pale blue card covers, white and yellow lettering to front cover, white and black lettering to grey spine. "The Battle of Trafalgar put an end for ever to Napoleon's hope of invading England, and established a British supremacy at sea which lasted until the age of air power. Britain's answer to the invasion threat had been to blockade Napoleon's fleets in the ports of Europe, and in the autumn of 1805 the key had been the harbour of Cadiz. Within lay the French and Spanish; offshore the British. Villeneuve, the unhappy commander who had lost the confidence of Napoleon and was saddled with poorly trained crews, led the French and Spanish. Morale was low among the British too, many of whom had not set foot ashore for years. Then Nelson came, and suddenly pride and confidence swept through the British fleet. The course of the battle -- the tensions of the slow approach of the fleets, the desperate bravery of the French, the tactics of fighting square-rigged ships, the short shock of the engagement, the death of Nelson -- is shown through the eyes of the men themselves. This is a masterly reconstruction of a great sea battle and the many precarious moments which decided a nation's fate." - from rear. Name expunged inside front cover, else very good. 10.00

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85 HURLEY, Edward N. Bridge to France
J.B. Lippincott, Philadelphia, 1927, 
HURLEY, Edward N. The Bridge to France . Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott, 1927. Pp. 338, frontis., + 24 leaves of plates. 8vo, blue cloth, top edge dyedblue. The efforts of the United States to produce enough ships to be able to maintain an army in France during the First World War. Vg. 20.00

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86 HUSBAND, Joseph. ROOSEVELT, Franklin D. On the Coast of France : The Story of the United States Naval Forces in French Waters.
A.C. McClurg & Co., Chicago, 1919, 
HUSBAND, Joseph. On the Coast of France : The Story of the United States Naval Forces in French Waters. With “Preface” by Franklin D. Roosevelt, Assistant Secretary of the Navy. Illustrations from Photographs. Chicago : A.C. McClurg & Co., (May) 1919. First Printing. Pp [i]-xvii,(1),1-127,(3), frontispiece + 28 pp plates. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt to front board and spine. Contents : 1. First Months of the War. 2. Building the Machine. 3. In the Pathof the Submarine. 4. The Converted Yachts. 5. The Destroyers. 6. Other Act ivities. With numerous illustrations including : U. S. S. Noma; U. S. S. Christabel; U. S. S. Rambler; U. S. S. Wanderer; German sea mines; The Philomel (British) after being torpedoed; Where the destroyer Jarvis rammed the destroyer Benham; and many more. Rubbed, corners bumped, else very good. 75.00

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87 JACKSON, Melvin H Smithsonian Institution. Smithsonian Studies in History and Technology Number 1. Privateers in Charleston 1793-1796. no dj.
Smithsonian Institution Press, 1969, 1969 
JACKSON, Melvin H. Privateers in Charleston 1793-1796 : An Account of a French Palatinate in South Carolina. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1969. Pp 160. Large 8vo, green cloth.

Smithsonian Studies in History and Technology Number 1.

An account of the role played by Charleston, South Carolina in Revolutionary France's attempts, against all odds, to retain her West Indian possessions. The chief vehicle of this effort was the privateer, and Charleston was pretty much the only port in the western Atlantic from which they could operate.

The author was the Curator of Marine Transportation at the National Museum of History and Technology.

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British Navy in Adversity : A Study of the War of American Independence. First Edition., JAMES, W.M., Captain
88 JAMES, W.M., Captain British Navy in Adversity : A Study of the War of American Independence. First Edition.
Longmans, Green, London, 1926, 
JAMES, W.M., Captain. British Navy in Adversity : A Study of the War of American Independence. London : Longmans, Green and Co., 1926. First Edition. Pp (4),[v]-xvi,(4),[1]-459. Maps, diagrams in text. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. An intensive and increasingly scarce study of the Royal Navy during the period of the American Revolutionary War. Much on the health and living conditions of seamen. Chapters: 1. Introductory; 2. The Dissipation of a Legacy; 3. From Peace to War; 4. The Opening Moves in North America, 1776; 5.The Disjointed Operations of 1777 in North America; 6. The Entry of France, 1778; 7. Conjoint Naval and Military Operations in North America, 1778; 8. The Fight for the West Indian Islands - First Phase, 1778; 9.European Waters, 1778; 10. The Fight for the West Indian Islands - Second Phase, 1779; 11. The Disjointed Operations in North America - 1779; 12. European Waters, 1779; 13. The First Relief of Gibraltar; "The Fight for the West Indian Islands- Third Phase"; "Conjoint Operations in North and CentralAmerica"; "The Fight for the West Indian Islands- Fourth Phase"; "British Defensive in North America"; 20. The Fight for the West Indian Islands - Final Phase - 1782; 21. European Waters, 1782; 22. India and South Africa to the End of 1781; "The Indian Ocean, 1782 and 1783. The Five Battles"; "The Peace"; 25. The Causes of Success and Failure. With Appendices detailing the line of battle for the major engagements of the period. Rubbed with very slight wear to extremities, a few spots of light soiling to cloth, very occasional light foxing, owner's inscription, else very good. 400.00

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89 JAMES, William Naval History of Great Britain, from the Declaration of War by France in 1793, to the Accession of George IV.
Macmillan and Co., London, 1902, 
JAMES, William. The Naval History of Great Britain from the Declaration of War by France in 1793 to the Accession of George IV. A New Edition, with additions and notes bringing the work down to 1827. In Six Volumes. London : Macmillan and Co., Limited, 1902. Pp 456; 483; 516; 484; 458; 418; plus frontispieces, plates, and folding tables. 8vo, black cloth, gilt lettering tospine. See Fredriksen, Free Trade and Sailors’ Rights : A Bibliography of the War of 1812 I 97. ADDITIONAL SHIPPING CHARGES WILL BE REQUIRED DUE TO ITS WEIGHT. Rubbed, corners bumped, some edgewear, foxing / waterstaining toplates, else a good, solid set. From the library of Admiral Hugh Francis P ullen (not marked, but purchased from his estate). The set for 300.00

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90 JAMES, William Naval History of Great Britain, from the Declaration of War by France in February 1793, to the Accession of George IV, in January 1820
Baldwin, Cradock, and Joy, London, 1822, 
JAMES, William. The Naval History of Great Britain from the Declaration of War by France, in February 1793; to the Accession of George IV, in January 1820; with an Account of the Origin and Progressive Increase of the BritishNavy; illustrated, from the commencement of the year 1793, by a series of tabular abstracts, contained in a separate quarto volume. In Five Volumes. London : Printed for Baldwin, Cradock, and Joy, 1822-1824. Pp (6),[vii]-xl,{1]-508,[1]-296; (2),297-646,(4),[vii]-xii,[1]-524,(4),[v]-xvi,[1]-134; (2),135-500,(40,[1]-638. Index. 8vo, rebacked in black half-leather, with original blue pebbled cloth boards, original red lleather labels with gilt lettering to spine. ADDITIONAL SHIPPING CHARGES WILL BE REQUIRED DUE TO ITS WEIGHT. Rebacked with new endpapers, original boards and spine labels, light wear to original leather corners, light to moderate foxing throughout, a solid, generally tidy, set, without the separate quarto volume. . Five volumesbound in three for 1,000.00

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91 JAMES, William JERVIS, John Old Oak: The Life of John Jervis, Earl of St. Vincent. First Edition
Longmans, Green, 1950, 
JAMES, William, Admiral Sir, G.C.B. Old Oak : The Life of John Jervis, Earlof St. Vincent. London : Longmans, Green, and Co., (1950). First Edition. Pp (4),v-[x],1-230 + portrait frontispiece, and illustrated with 2 leaves of plates. Maps in text. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Cowie, Lord Nelson 17580-1805: A Bibliography 349; Catalogue of the Library of the National Maritime Museum, Vol 2. Biography 720. A full biography of Jervis that emphasizes his crucial role in preparing the Royal Navy for the challenges of the Napoleonic War. The author's own naval credentials give his analysis rare subtlety and insight. 1.. Early Days, 1735-1748; 2. Midshipman, 1748-1754 : H.M.S. Gloucester — Hardship — H.M.S. Sphinx; 3. Lieutenant, 1754-1758 Captain Saunders — Mediterranean Flagship — First Command, H.M.S. Experiment ; 4. Lieutenant to Captain, 1759-1763 : Quebec Expedition — Commander, H.M.S. Porcupine — With Wolfe at Quebec — H.M.S. Albany — Mutiny — Captain, H.M.S. Gosport; 5. Frigate Captain, 1769-1771: H.M.S. Alarm — Shipwreck—Royal Guest—Mediterranean Cruise; 6. Continental Tours, 1772-1775 : France — Russia — Sweden — Holland; 7. . Battleship Captain, 1775-1782 : Battleof Ushant — Keppel's Court-martial — Capture of the Pégase — Knighted; 8. Rear Admiral, 1783-1793 : M.P. Great Yarmouth — Rear-Admiral, Channel Fleet— M.P. Chipping Wycombe; 9. Combined Opertions in West Indies 1793-1795 : Martinique — St. Lucia — Guadeloupe — Loss of Guadeloupe - Appointed Commander-in-Chief, Mediterranean; 10. Commander-in-Chief, Mediterranean 1795-1796 : Blockade of Toulon - First meeting with Nelson — Man's desertion — Compelled to evacuate Mediterranean; 11. Commander-in-Chief, Mediterranean, 1797: Fleet reduced by shipwreck — Tagus base — Battle of St. Vincent; 12. Commander-in-Chief, Mediterranean, 1797 : Blockade of Cadiz — Establishing discipline — Mutiny — Inshore squadron — Mutiny — Santa Cruz expedition 13. Commander-in-Chief, Mediterranean, 1798-1799 : Blockade of Cadiz — Nelson to Mediterranean — Mutiny — Battle of the Nile — Capture of Minorca — Fleet re-enters Mediterranean; 14. Commander-in-Chief, Channel Fleet, 1800-1801: Blockade of Brest — Restoring discipline — Coastal operations; 15. First Lord, 1801-1802 : Baltic campaign — Copenhagen — Patronage — Anti-invasion plans; 16. First Lord, 1802-1804 : Naval Abuses Bill — Opposition in Parliament— Personal attacks — Preparing for war — Renewal of war; 17. Commander-in- Chief, Channel Fleet, 1806-1807: Blockade of Brest — Restoring discipline —Ambassador to Portugal; 18. Last Years, 1807-1823. With index. Very good. 60.00

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92 JAMES, William JERVIS, John Old Oak: The Life of John Jervis, Earl of St. Vincent. First Edition
Longmans, Green, 1950, 
JAMES, William, Admiral Sir, G.C.B. Old Oak : The Life of John Jervis, Earlof St. Vincent. London : Longmans, Green, and Co., (1950). First Edition. Pp (4),v-[x],1-230 + portrait frontispiece, and illustrated with 2 leaves of plates. Maps in text. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Cowie, Lord Nelson 17580-1805: A Bibliography 349; Catalogue of the Library of the National Maritime Museum, Vol 2. Biography 720. A full biography of Jervis that emphasizes his crucial role in preparing the Royal Navy for the challenges of the Napoleonic War. The author's own naval credentials give his analysis rare subtlety and insight. 1.. Early Days, 1735-1748; 2. Midshipman, 1748-1754 : H.M.S. Gloucester — Hardship — H.M.S. Sphinx; 3. Lieutenant, 1754-1758 Captain Saunders — Mediterranean Flagship — First Command, H.M.S. Experiment ; 4. Lieutenant to Captain, 1759-1763 : Quebec Expedition — Commander, H.M.S. Porcupine — With Wolfe at Quebec — H.M.S. Albany — Mutiny — Captain, H.M.S. Gosport; 5. Frigate Captain, 1769-1771: H.M.S. Alarm — Shipwreck—Royal Guest—Mediterranean Cruise; 6. Continental Tours, 1772-1775 : France — Russia — Sweden — Holland; 7. . Battleship Captain, 1775-1782 : Battleof Ushant — Keppel's Court-martial — Capture of the Pégase — Knighted; 8. Rear Admiral, 1783-1793 : M.P. Great Yarmouth — Rear-Admiral, Channel Fleet— M.P. Chipping Wycombe; 9. Combined Opertions in West Indies 1793-1795 : Martinique — St. Lucia — Guadeloupe — Loss of Guadeloupe - Appointed Commander-in-Chief, Mediterranean; 10. Commander-in-Chief, Mediterranean 1795-1796 : Blockade of Toulon - First meeting with Nelson — Man's desertion — Compelled to evacuate Mediterranean; 11. Commander-in-Chief, Mediterranean, 1797: Fleet reduced by shipwreck — Tagus base — Battle of St. Vincent; 12. Commander-in-Chief, Mediterranean, 1797 : Blockade of Cadiz — Establishing discipline — Mutiny — Inshore squadron — Mutiny — Santa Cruz expedition 13. Commander-in-Chief, Mediterranean, 1798-1799 : Blockade of Cadiz — Nelson to Mediterranean — Mutiny — Battle of the Nile — Capture of Minorca — Fleet re-enters Mediterranean; 14. Commander-in-Chief, Channel Fleet, 1800-1801: Blockade of Brest — Restoring discipline — Coastal operations; 15. First Lord, 1801-1802 : Baltic campaign — Copenhagen — Patronage — Anti-invasion plans; 16. First Lord, 1802-1804 : Naval Abuses Bill — Opposition in Parliament— Personal attacks — Preparing for war — Renewal of war; 17. Commander-in- Chief, Channel Fleet, 1806-1807: Blockade of Brest — Restoring discipline —Ambassador to Portugal; 18. Last Years, 1807-1823. With index. Wear to clo th, some foxing to early pages, and edges, else very good. 30.00

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93 Jane's) MOORE, John, ed. Jane's Naval Review. 5th yr. in dj
Jane's, London, 1986, ISBN:0710603703 
(Jane's). Jane's Naval Review : Fifth year of issue. Edited by Captain JohnMoore. (London) : Jane's, (1986). Pp 176. Lg 8vo, blue cloth. Includes: De smond Warren's "The naval year", Paul Beaver's "Naval aviation and the resurgence of the aircraft carrier", Cdr Roy Corlett's "Soviet submarine propulsion: signs of a great leap forward?", Ingeniuer en Chef de l'Armement Tournyol du Clos's "France's commitment to a nuclear navy", Yossef Bodansky's "Soviet Navy: the king is dead...", Vice Adm M.S. Holcomb's "US Navy: full speed ahead ... but what course?", Joseph Porter's "Budget pressures threaten British amphibious fleet", Capt John Moore's "The Indian Ocean's uneasy rim", Corlett's "Torpedoes for tomorrow", Martin Streetly's "Ruling the airwaves: electronic warfare at sea", G.H. Elsey's "Anti-mine hovercraft: has their time come?", Adm James D. Watkins's "AEGIS shoots down the critics", Dr J.M. Luns's "NATO's naval problems: severe but surmountable", Adrian English's "Latin American navies: living beyond their means", Moore's "South-east Asia: a key alliance under preasure", Nigel Ling's "US Ready Reserve Force: lifeboats for a nation", John D. Harbron's "Who shall defend the Canadian arctic?", Clive Archer and David Scrivener's "Rising stakes in the Northern Waters", and Prof Paul Wilkinson's "Navies in a terrorist world". Vg inunclipped dj. 25.00

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94 JENKINS, E.H. History of the French Navy: From its Beginnings to the Present Day.. 1st UKin dj.
Macdonald and Jane's, London, 1973, ISBN:0356041964 
JENKINS, E.H. A History of the French Navy : From its Beginnings to the Present Day. (London): Macdonald and Jane's, (1973). First UK Printing. Pp. [1]-364, + 16 p. of plates. Illustrated with plates, maps, and battle plans. 8vo, brown cloth with gilt lettering to front and spine. The first thoroughsurvey of the history of the French navy to be published in the English la nguage. Contents: 1. Introduction: Early Days; 2. Richelieu Creates a Navy;3. Richelieu's Navy at War: The Foundations of Empire; 4. Lean Years and C ollapse; 5. Colbert; 6. Dutch Wars and Barbary Pirates; 7. English Succession, Spanish Succession, Guerre de Course; 8. Starvation Years and the Austrian War; 9. The Seven Years War; 10. Reform, Recovery, Revenge; 11. Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars: I: The Republic; 12. [ibid.]: II: The Empire; 13. The Last Decades of Sail; 14. The Naval Revolution: Ironclads and Policies, The Last Imperial Wars, and Colonial Expansion; 15. Two World Wars; 16.Conclusion. With appendices. "This enormously scholarly and detailed (yet very readable) work has no competitors. It will prove an invaluable source of reference for historians and naval enthusiasts." - from the dj. Vg in dj. A nice, bright, tight copy. 80.00

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95 JOHNSON, Emory R. Ocean and Inland Water Transportation. First Edition.
D. Appleton and Company, New York, 1920, 
JOHNSON, Emory R. Ocean and Inland Water Transportation. New York : D. Appleton and Company, 1920. Pp (6),vii-xxii,(2),3-395,(3) + 3 folding specimen documents (opp. p.72, 108) + folding map (opp. p.50). Some tables, diagramsand b&w photos, map in the text. 8vo, maroon cloth, blindstamped lettering to front, gilt lettering to spine. "The discussion of transportation by wa ter naturally divides itself into two parts, transportation upon the ocean and upon inland waterways. Ocean transportation exceeds the traffic of inland waterways in volume and importance, and, for economic and political reasons, merits more detailed consideration. Accordingly, about four-fifths of this volume is taken up with Book I, devoted to ocean transportation. Inland waterways and their traffic are dealt with in Book II. The volume, as a whole, is a treatise on the economics of transportation by water and is intended to be a complement to the author's work on "American Railway Transportation," the first edition of which appeared in 1903." - from the preface, p.vii. Contents: Book One :Ocean Transportation; Introduction; Part I. The Ocean Transportation System. 1. The Measurement of Vessels and Traffic; 2. The History of the Ocean Carrier—The Sailing Vessel; 3. The History of the Ocean Carrier—The Steamship; 4. Ways and Terminals of Ocean Transportation; Part II. The Ocean Transportation Service. 5. The Ocean Freight Service; 6.The Passenger Service : Influence of passenger traffic on speed — Statisti cs of cabin and steerage passengers.— Rapid growth of steerage traffic.— Tourist agencies.— Inspection of immigrants at Ellis Island, New York.— Tendencies noticeable in the passenger service.— Separate accommodations for steerage passengers not emigrants — Steerage accommodations on the Caronia andCarmania; 7. The Ocean Mail Service; 8. The International Express Service; Part III. The Ocean Carriers and the Public: The Relations of the Carriers with One Another and the Public. 9. Organization of Ocean Transportation; 10. Monopoly and Competition in the Ocean Transportation Service; 11. Rate and Traffic Agreements, Pools, and Consolidation of Ocean Carrier; 12. Cooperation and Combination of Ocean and Rail Carriers; 13. Ocean Fares and Rates; 14. Marine Insurance. Part IV. Governement and the Regualtion of Ocean Commerce and Transportation. 15. Aid and Regulation by the National Government : Maritime success and national greatness.— Purposes of government aid to ocean transportation and commerce,.— Four kinds of aid given by the United States Government.— Federal departments and bureaus concerned with ship building and commerce.— The Corps of Engineers .— Department of Commerce and Labor — Lighthouse Board— Coast and Geodetic Survey — Bureau of Fisheries.— Fur Seal and Salmon Fisheries of Alaska— Steamboat Inspection Service — Bureau of Navigation— Bureau of Immigration — Bureau of Manufactures and its Consular Division — Bureau of Standard - Bureau of Statistics - Bureau ofthe Census - The Customs Service.— Revenue Cutter Service — Life Saving Se rvice.— Public Health and Marine Hospital Service .— Weather Bureau .— Hydrographic Office— Foreign Mail Service — Consular Service and Bureau of Trade Relations — Department of Justice; 16. Aid and Regulation by the State and Municipal Governments : State and Federal powers over commerce, 234.—Leading decisions of the Supreme Court defining those powers — National appropriations for rivers and harbors — Control of pilots and pilotage.— Pilotage regulations at Philadelphia and New York.— Health and quarantine regulations.— Control of piers, docks, and other terminal facilities— Police supervision of ports; 17. Port and Terminal Charges and the Taxation of Shipping : Expenses incurred in entering and discharging at New York, Antwerp, Rotterdam, Hamburg, Havre, Liverpool — Tables showing entrance, clearance and portcharges for a typical sailing vessel at New York— For sailing vessels and steamers at Philadelphia.— Tonnage taxes — State taxes on ships as property— Abolition of State taxes desirable; 18. The Mercantile Marine Policy of the United States : The four ways in which the United States has aided ship - building— Policy of the United States toward the ownership and operation of ships — Legislation regarding seamen — Mercantile marine policy of the United States has been liberal but unsuccessful; 19. Condition of the American Shipbuilding Industry : —Consideration of Causes and Remedies - Statistics of past and present shipbuilding in the United States — Relative cost ofAmerican- and foreign-built ships — Causes accounting for higher costs in the United States— Success in operating ships essential to growth of shipbuilding industry— All shipbuilding materials ought to be admitted free — Ship construction bounties of France — Objections to construction bounties; 20. Causes of the Decline of the American Marine in the Foreign Trade : Decline in the registered tonnage of American shipping since 1861 — Causes accounting for the decline.— Substitution of iron and steam for wood and sails —History of national shipping subsidies— Effects of the Civil War — Shippin g policy of Congress after the Civil War— Navy neglected from 1865 to 1885—Effect of subsidies granted by foreign countries— Decline in American ship ping due mainly to economic causes; 21. Government Aid to Shipping and Navigation in France, the United Kingdom, Germany, and Japan : French bounties to fisheries — French construction and navigation bounties, Acts of 1881 and 1893 — Provisions of the Act of 1902 — French payments for carrying oceanmails — British subventions for naval reserves— British Admiralty subventi ons — British mail subsidies— Subsidy granted Cunard Steamship Company in 1903— Germany's mail subventions to particular lines— Reduced railroad ratesto aid foreign trade and domestic shipbuilding— Results of Germany's polic y— Japan's ship construction bounties, Act of 1896 — Navigation bounties, Acts of 1896 and 1899 — Special mail subventions under Act of 1899 — Successof Japanese marine policy; 22. The Merchant Marine Question; 23. The Futur e Outlook for American Shipbuilding and Maritime Interests : Conditions determining success in building and operating ships — The geographic basis forAmerican shipbuilding — The economic basis of American shipbuilding and sh ipping — Abundance of capital for investment — Handicap of higher labor costs; of higher costs of operation under the American flag — The political forces are favorable to the maritime success of the United States — The favorable psychological basis. Book Two : Canal, River and Lake Transportation. 24. The Inland Waterways in the United States 25. The Improvement and Maintenance of Inland Waterways in the United States; 26. The Organization of the Service and the Equipment Employed on Inland Waterways : Equipment employed on canals — Organization of canal transportation — Equipment employed onrivers— Organization of river transportation — Coal traffic service on the Ohio — Equipment on the Great Lakes— Organization of lake transportation s ervice — Lake lines controlled by railroads — The tendency toward the consolidation of lake carriers — The Lake Carriers' Association and the Association of Lake Lines; 27. Traffic on the Inland Waterways of the United States: Statistics of total traffic not available — Traffic on New York canals; on the Ohio and Illinois canals — Traffic on the Hudson, Ohio, and Mississippi rivers — Coal traffic on the Ohio — Volume of commerce on the Great Lakes — The sail and steam tonnage on the Great Lakes.— Characteristics of thelake traffic — Traffic of railroads and waterways compared — Con-ditions r equisite to the growth of the traffic of inland waterways 28. The Relationsof Inland Waterways and Railroads as Carriers; 29. The Future of Inland Wa ter Transportation in the United States. Spine sunned, front baord slightlyscuffed, a Feb 1947 penned acquisition note, an ex libris bookplate from t he Hotel Pennsylvania, New York (of which this volume was No 4080) else very good, solid. 60.00

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96 JONES, Geoffrey P. Battleship Barham. First Edition in dustjacket.
William Kimber, London, 1979, ISBN:0718304160 
JONES, Geoffrey P. Battleship Barham. London: William Kimber, (1979). FirstUK Printing. Pp. (6),[7]-272. Illustrated in black and white. 8vo, navy bl ue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. "From her vital part in the Fifth Battle Squadron, at the Battle of Jutland, as guardship of the German Fleet at Scapa, to the Sinn Fein troubles in Ireland, to France, West Africa and the West Indies, with the Mediterranean Fleet, and to Palestine and the Spanish Civil War, Barham was always to the fore. With the Second World War less than three months old, Barham on her way back to Britain was torpedoed byU-30. At the time it was said 'that a screened ship should be torpedoed is an insult to Destroyer Command'. Back in commission heading the abortive ' Operation Menace' off Dakar with General de Gaulle and his Free French forces, Barham was again in action bombarding forts ashore and Vichy French ships. Putting in at Gibraltar, Barham became the target of Italian frogmen but she safely departed to reinforce the Mediterranean Fleet again, escortingconvoys, participating in the Battle of Matapan and the Battle for Crete w here she was bombed and had to limp to Durban for repairs Fully refitted she returned to the fray and with her sister ships was seeing out the enemy when U-331 skilfully penetrated the destroyer screen and torpedoed her. Barham blew up with very heavy loss of life -- the only British battleship eversunk at sea by a U-boat." - from the dust jacket. Contents: Part One: The War to End All Wars, 1914-1918: 1. 'A Nipping and Eager Air'; 2. Year of Jutland; 3. Becalmed. Part Two: Peace: the Years Between, 1919-September 1939: 4. Scuttled; 5. Piping Days of Peace; 6. Roaring Twenties; 7. Change of Appearance and Role; 8. Last Peacetime Commission. Part Three: Hostilities Again, September 1939-November 1941: 9. Home, to Disasters; 10. Fiasco off Dakar; 11. Mediterranean Attacks; 12. Between Crete and Cyrenaica; 13. Bord of Enquiry. With appendices listing the admirals and captains who served aboard HMS Barham. Very good in lightly spine nicked, unclipped dust jacket. 75.00

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97 JONES, John Paul). BOUDRIOT, Jean ROBERTS, David H. (trans.) BOUDRIOT, Jean CHEEVERS, James) John Paul Jones and the Bonhomme Richard: A Reconstruction of the Ship andan Account of the Battle with H.M.S. Serapis. in dj
Naval Institute Press, Annapolis, MD, 1987, ISBN:0870218921 
(JONES, John Paul). BOUDRIOT, Jean. John Paul Jones and the Bonhomme Richard: A Reconstruction of the Ship and an Account of the Battle with H.M.S. Serapis. English Translation by David H. Roberts. [With chapters by Peter Reaveley, James W. Cheevers, and Thomas C. Gillmer] (Annapolis, MD): Naval Institute Press, 1987. Pp. (6),[7]-127,(1), including frontis. Illustrated. 4to, navy cloth, silver titles to front and spine. The author draws on many resources in his attempt to bring to life the wreck of the Bonhomme Richard,a French ship lent to the American Navy and under the command of Captain J ohn Paul Jones. "Ever since the Bonhomme Richard sank off Flamborough Head after defeating HMS Serapis in 1779, there has been speculation about her appearance. Contemporary paintings and engravings are inaccurate, manuscriptrecords are sketchy, and the original plans have not survived. [...] In th is bvook, Jean Boudriot has called on the talents of many people, from bothsides of the Atlantic, to achieve the goal which he had set: nothing less than bringing to life the wreck of a ship which lies in the deep waters of the North Sea." - from the dj. Contents: 1. The Indiaman: The Duc de Duras;2. The Warship: The Bonhomme Richard; 3. Fitting Out for Battle (The Guns of the Bonhomme Richard, the Small Arms of the Bonhomme Richard, the Crew of the Bonhomme Richard -- seamen and marines); 4. The Battle (by Reaveley);5. The Uniforms of John Paul Jones (by Cheevers); 6. The Bonhomme Richard Under Sail (by Gillmer); 7. The Bonhomme Richard as seen by the Computer; 8. The Bonhomme Richard Rebuilt: Ship Models. Includes charts, diagrams and many illustrations, several in colour. Very good in lightly nicked dust jacket. 80.00

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98 JUBELIN, Andre, Rear-Admiral CLEUGH, James, trans. Flying Sailor. First Edition in dustjacket
Hurst and Blackett, London, 1953, 
JUBELIN, André, Rear-Admiral. The Flying Sailor. Translated from the Frenchby James Cleugh. London : Hurst and Blackett, (1953). First Printing. Pp ( 6),7-276 + portrait frontispiece + 9 leaves of photos. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Law 1559. Translated from the 1951 French original Marin de Métier - Pilote de Fortune. The World War Two service memoirs of this fascinating officer who, after the fall of Indo-China, escaped to England, took command of an ageing cruiser and converted her into a formidable anti-aircraft weapon, joined the RAF as a fighter pilot, (flying Spitfires andHurricanes with 1 and 118 squadrons), and who served the Free French Admir alty and the RN as a convoy escort commander. Chapters : 1. The Escape; 2. Interlude; 3. The Battleship Courbet; 4. Fleet Air Arm; 5. Preparations forAir Fighting; 6. Day Fighting; 7. The Night Duty Section Has Returned with out Casualties; 8. Farewell to the Spitfires; 9. Night Fighting; 10. In Northumberland; 11. The Sloop Savorgnan de Brazza. With publisher's note and index. Very good in rubbed, nicked dustjacket. 60.00

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99 JULLIAN, Marcel H.M.S. Fidelity. in dj.
Souvenir Press, 1957, 
JULLIAN, Marcel. H.M.S. Fidelity. L: Souvenir Press, 1957. Pp 204. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth. Law 0861. An account of a French merchant vessel and crew whose gallantry early in World War Two persuaded the Admiralty to enlist her as a Q-Ship under the name HMS Fidelity. Owner's signature else vg in rubbed dj. 60.00

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100 JURIEN DE LA GRAVIERE, Jean Pierre Edmond LODS, Armand Les Hommes d'Aujourd'hui L'Amiral Jurien de la Gravière. Les Hommes d'Aujourd'hui, 7ième volume, no.345. Dessin de Luque.
Librairie Vanier, Paris , 1890, 
(JURIEN DE LA GRAVIERE, Jean Pierre Edmond). LODS, Armand. L'Amiral Jurien de la Gravière. Les Hommes d'Aujourd'hui, 7ième volume, no. 345. Dessin de Luque. Paris : Librairie Vanier, n.d. [ca 1890]. Pp (4) including covers. Front cover colour caricature of the Admiral. 4to, single folded sheet. Les Hommes d'Aujourd'hui is a literary and satirical journal founded by writer and journalist Félicien Champsaur and artist André Gill in 1878. Jean Pierre Edmond Jurien de La Gravière (1812-1892) was a French admiral. He enteredthe navy in 1828, was made a commander in 1841, and captain in 1850. Durin g the Crimean War he commanded a ship in the Black Sea. He was promoted to be rear-admiral on 1 December 1855, and appointed to the command of a squadron in the Adriatic in 1859, when he absolutely sealed the Austrian ports with a close blockade. In October 1861 he was appointed to command the squadron in the Gulf of Mexico, and two months later the expedition against Mexico. On 15 January 1862 he was promoted to be vice-admiral. During the Franco-Prussian War of 1870 he had command of the French Mediterranean fleet, and in 1871 he was appointed director of charts. As having commanded in chiefbefore the enemy, the age-limit was waived in his favor, and he was contin ued on the active list. Jurien died on 4 March 1892. Text in French. Edges chipped with loss of a few letters to top of title page, fragile, else good. As is. 20.00

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