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Flag Captain. First Australian Edition in dustjacket, signed.

By: KENT, Alexander BOLITHO)

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Hutchinson of Australia, Richmond, Victoria, 1971, ISBN:0091073804:

Seller ID: 73325


KENT, Alexander. The Flag Captain. A novel. (Richmond, Victoria): Hutchinson of Australia, (1971). First Australian Printing. Pp. [1]-384. Map endpapers. 8vo, brown cloth with gilt lettering to spine. The fourth novel in the Richard Bolitho series. Smith & Weller, Sea Fiction Guide 1349. "In the spring of 1797 Richard Bolitho bring the 100-gun Euryalus home to Falmouth to be flagship of the hastily formed squadron which has been chosen to make the first British re-entry to the Mediterranean for nearly a year. As flag captain, Bolitho is made to contend with the unyielding attitudes of his ... View more info

Man of War. First Edition in dustjacket, Signed. double-signed.

By: KENT, Alexander BOLITHO)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: William Heinemann, London, 2003, ISBN:0434010081:

Seller ID: 73323


KENT, Alexander. Man of War. [dj adds: The new Bolitho novel from our greatest living naval writer]. London: William Heinemann, (2003). First UK Printing. Pp. (10),1-276,(2). 8vo, black cloth with gilt lettering to spine. "Antigua, 1817, and every harbour and estuary is filled with ghostly ships, the famous and the legendary now redundant in the aftermath of war. In this uneasy peace, Adam Bolitho is fortunate to be offered the seventy-four gun Athena, and as flag captain to Vice-Admiral Sir Graham Bethune once more follows his destiny to the Caribbean. But in these haunted waters where Ri... View more info

Tradition of Victory. 1st US in dj.

By: KENT, Alexander BOLITHO)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: G.P. Putnam's , New York , 1981, ISBN:0399127062:

Seller ID: 83957


KENT, Alexander. A Tradition of Victory. New York : G.P. Putnam's Sons, (1982). First American Edition. Pp [1]-296,(8). 8vo, tan cloth spine, with light maroon paper covered boards, gilt lettering to spine. "After eight yearsof war between Britain and France there is at last a rumour of peace. But the old enemies are well aware that any settlement will be only a breathingspace in which to recover from their terrible losses. To obtain the best t erms the French muster a show of strength from Biscay to the Channel ports.At the British Admiralty there are some whose a daring opportunity to ev... View more info

Beyond the Reef. First Edition in dustjacket, Signed.

By: KENT, Alexander BOLITHO)

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Heinemann, London, 1992, ISBN:0434388351:

Seller ID: 73340


KENT, Alexander. Beyond the Reef. London: Heinemann, (1992). First UK Printing. Pp. (8),1-310,(2). 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. "March 1808, and war spreads in Europe as Napoleon holds Portugal and threatens his old ally, Spain. The Royal navy's blockade of enemy ports continues, and a new anti-slavery bill further stretches the hard-pressed fleet's resources, as more ships are required elsewhere to suppress that profitable trade. Estranged from his wife and child, and plagued by the fear of blindness, Vice-Admiral Sir Richard Bolitho is ordered once more to the Cape of Go... View more info

Colours Aloft! First Edition in dustjacket, Signed

By: KENT, Alexander BOLITHO)

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Hutchinson, London, 1986, ISBN:0091644003:

Seller ID: 73332


KENT, Alexander. Colours Aloft! . London: Hutchinson, (1986). First UK Printing. Pp. [1]-286,(2). 8vo, blue cloth with silver lettering to spine. "[In] September 1803, when press gangs ruled the quayside ... Vice-Admiral Sir Richard Bolitho finds himself the new master of Argonaute, a French flagship taken in battle. With the short-lived Peace of Amiens in ruins, he must leave behind the safety and security of Falmouth and take his place in the harder war which follows. With the exception of Nelson himself, the recently-knighted Bolitho is the youngest admiral on the Navy list, but his new... View more info

Command a King's Ship. First Edition in dustjacket, Signed.

By: KENT, Alexander BOLITHO)

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Hutchinson, London, 1973, ISBN:0091168007:

Seller ID: 73339


KENT, Alexander. Command a King's Ship . London: Hutchinson, (1973). First UK Printing. Pp. [1]-320. Illustrated endpapers. 8vo, maroon cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Smith & Weller, Sea Fiction Guide 1344. "In March 1784, at a time when most of the fleet was laid up, His Majesty's frigate Undine weight anchor at Spithead to begin a voyage to India and far beyond. As her new captain, Richard Bolitho was glad to go, despite the nature of his orders and the immensity of the voyage -- for he was leaving an England still suffering from the aftermath of war. But he was to learn that signat... View more info

Cross of St. George. First Edition in dustjacket, Signed

By: KENT, Alexander BOLITHO)

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Heinemann, London, 1996, ISBN:0434002895:

Seller ID: 73328


KENT, Alexander. Cross of St. George. London: Heinemann, (1996). First UK Printing. Pp. (8),1-276,(4). 8vo, black cloth with silver lettering to spine. "In the bitter February of 1813, with convoys from Canada and the Caribbean falling victim to American privateers, Sir Richard Bolitho returns to Halifax to pursue a war he knows cannot be won, but which neither Britain northe United States can afford to lose. After nearly thirty years of almost continuous conflict with the old enemy, France, England and her Admiral desire only peace. But peace will not be found in the icy Canadian waters, ... View more info

Darkening Sea. First Edition in dustjacket, Signed.

By: KENT, Alexander BOLITHO)

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Heinemann, London, 1993, ISBN:0434388378:

Seller ID: 73324


KENT, Alexander. The Darkening Sea . London: Heinemann, (1993). First UK Printing. Pp. (10),1-306,(4). 8vo, blue cloth with silver lettering to spine."In this, the twenty-first Richard Bolitho novel, and the chronological se quel to 'Beyond the Reef', Alexander Kent's immensely popular naval hero returns to England after the capture of Martinique, and finds a brief respitefrom war and politics in the arms of his mistress, Lady Catherine Somervel l. But the affairs of nations allow little time for personal happiness, andto his surprise and dismay Bolitho is ordered almost immediately to the... View more info

Enemy in Sight! First American Edition in dustjacket, Signed

By: KENT, Alexander BOLITHO)

Price: $400.00

Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons, New York, 1970,:

Seller ID: 73334


KENT, Alexander. Enemy in Sight! . New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, (1970). First American Printing. Pp. (2),[1]-350,(2). 8vo, brown cloth with gilt lettering to front and spine. Kent's third Bolitho novel. Smith & Weller, Sea Fiction Guide 1348. "As 1794 draws to a close, Richard Bolitho, commanding the old seventy-four-gun ship of the line Hyperion, leaves Plymouth to join a squadron blockading the rising power of Revolutionary France. After six months of repairs his ship is ready to fight again, but her copmany is mostly raw and untrained. Unfortunately Bolitho finds himself under a commod... View more info

For My Country's Freedom. First Edition in dustjacket, Signed.

By: KENT, Alexander BOLITHO)

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Heinemann, London, 1995, ISBN:0434001732:

Seller ID: 73335


KENT, Alexander. For My Country's Freedom. London: Heinemann, (1995). FirstUK Printing. Pp. (10),[1]-246. 8vo, navy blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. "It is March 1811, and in this, the twenty-second Richard Bolitho n ovel, Alexander Kent's sensitive and compassionate hero is recalled to dutyafter only two and a half months ' peace in Cornwall with his beloved Cath erine. Promoted Admiral, his choice of flagship and flag captain shock the Admiralty, but Bolitho, poignantly aware of his own vulnerability, surrounds himself only with those men he can trust completely: the faithful All... View more info

Honour This Day. First Edition in dustjacket, Signed.

By: KENT, Alexander BOLITHO)

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Heinemann, London, 1987, ISBN:0434388343:

Seller ID: 73331


KENT, Alexander. Honour This Day . London: Heinemann, (1987). First UK Printing. Pp. (8),[1]-287,(9). 8vo, green cloth with gilt lettering to spine. "In September 1804, England stands alone against France and the fleets of Spain, daily expecting an invasion. Entrusted with an urgent mission for the King, Vice-Admiral Richard Bolitho hoists his flag above the veteran seventy-four gun ship Hyperion and sets sail with a new squadron for the Caribbean. Plagued by the knowledge that both his troubled marriage and the eye injured in his last battle with Contre-Amiral Jobert are worsening, Bolith... View more info

Honour This Day. First Canadian Edition in dustjacket, Signed.

By: KENT, Alexander BOLITHO)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Heinemann/Stoddart, London/Toronto, 1987, ISBN:077372155x:

Seller ID: 73330


KENT, Alexander. Honour This Day . London/[Toronto]: Heinemann/(Stoddart), (1987). First UK Printing in Canadian dust jacket. Pp. (8),[1]-287,(9). 8vo, green cloth with gilt lettering to spine. "In September 1804, England stands alone against France and the fleets of Spain, daily expecting an invasion. Entrusted with an urgent mission for the King, Vice-Admiral Richard Bolitho hoists his flag above the veteran seventy-four gun ship Hyperion and sets sail with a new squadron for the Caribbean. Plagued by the knowledge that both his troubled marriage and the eye injured in his last battle wi... View more info

Inshore Squadron. First Edition in dustjacket, Signed.

By: KENT, Alexander BOLITHO)

Price: $130.00

Publisher: Hutchinson, London, 1978, ISBN:0091345804:

Seller ID: 73333


KENT, Alexander. The Inshore Squadron. London: Hutchinson, (1978). First UKPrinting. Pp. (8),[9]-256. Map endpapers. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt letter ing to spine. "In September 1800 Richard Bolitho, a freshly appointed rear-admiral, assumes command of his own squadron -- but, as the cruel demands of war spread from Europe to the Baltic, he soon realizes that his experience, gained in the line of battle, has ill-prepared him for the intricate manoeuvring of power politics. Under his flag the Inshore Squadron has to rideout the bitter hardship of blockade duty and the swift, deadly encounte... View more info

Inshore Squadron. First American Edition in dustjacket, Signed

By: KENT, Alexander BOLITHO)

Price: $100.00

Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons, New York, 1979,:

Seller ID: 73336


KENT, Alexander. The Inshore Squadron. New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, (1979). First American Printing. Pp. [1]-256. Map endpapers. 8vo, blue cloth withgilt lettering to spine. "In September 1800 Richard Bolitho, a freshly app ointed rear-admiral, assumes command of his own squadron -- but, as the cruel demands of war spread from Europe to the Baltic, he soon realizes that his experience, gained in the line of battle, has ill-prepared him for the intricate maneuvering of power politics. Under his flag the Inshore Squadronhas to ride out the bitter hardship of blockade duty and the swift, dea... View more info

Signal-Close Action! First Edition in dustjacket, Signed

By: KENT, Alexander BOLITHO)

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Hutchinson, London, 1974,:

Seller ID: 73337


KENT, Alexander. Signal-Close Action!. London: Hutchinson, (1974). First UKPrinting. Pp. [1]-320. Map endpapers. 8vo, maroonish-brown cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Smith & Weller, Sea Fiction Guide 1363. The seventh Bo litho novel. "When in 1798 Richard Bolitho hoists his broad pendant as commodore of a small squadron and prepares to re-enter the Mediterranean he is soon made aware of his responsibility. There are rumours of a massive French armada and of the latest type of artillery -- and Bolitho's orders are toseek out the enemy and to discover the intentions of his growing force.... View more info

Stand into Danger. First Edition in dustjacket, Signed

By: KENT, Alexander BOLITHO)

Price: $120.00

Publisher: Hutchinson, London, 1980, ISBN:009141220x:

Seller ID: 10366


KENT, Alexander. Stand into Danger. London: Hutchinson, (1980). First UK Printing. Pp. [1]-296. Map endpapers. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. "The year is 1774 and Bolitho is now a newly appointed third lieutenant joining the 28-gun frigate Destiny at Plymouth. It is a far step from midshipman's berth to wardroom - and at a time when most of the fleet is laid up Bolitho is considered fortunate. Bolitho's promotion is tinged by personal sadness, but his new captain soon points out that Bolitho's loyalty isto him, the ship and His Britannic Majesty - in that order. Despatched ... View more info

Sword of Honour : The New Bolitho. First Edition in dustjacket, Signed

By: KENT, Alexander BOLITHO)

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Heinemann, London, 1998, ISBN:0434004987:

Seller ID: 73344


KENT, Alexander. Sword of Honour : [The New Bolitho]. London : Heinemann, (1998). First UK Printing. Pp. (10),1-278. 8vo, black cloth with gilt lettering to spine. "In March of 1814, Admiral Sir Richard Bolitho returns to England from several months' rigorous patrolling off the North American coast.The bitter and inconclusive war with the United States has not yet ended, but the news of Napoleon's defeat and abdication has stunned a navy and a nation bled by years of European conflict. Victory has been the impossible dream, and now, for Bolitho, a vision of the future and a more personal p... View more info

Tradition of Victory. First Edition in dustjacket, Signed

By: KENT, Alexander BOLITHO)

Price: $120.00

Publisher: Hutchinson, London, 1981, ISBN:0091458102:

Seller ID: 73338


KENT, Alexander. A Tradition of Victory . London: Hutchinson, (1981). FirstUK Printing. Pp. [1]-296. Map endpapers. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt letteri ng to spine. "After eight years of war between Britain and France there is at last a rumour of peace. But the old enemies are well aware that any settlement will be only a breathing space in which to recover from their terrible losses. To obtain the best terms the French muster a show of strength from Biscay to the Channel ports. At the British Admiralty there are some whosee a daring opportunity to even the score at any negotiation table -- ... View more info

With All Dispatch. First American Edition in dustjacket, Signed

By: KENT, Alexander BOLITHO)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons, New York, 1989, ISBN:0399134301:

Seller ID: 73327


KENT, Alexander. With All Dispatch . New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, (1989). First American Printing. Pp. (14),1-272,(2). 8vo, red cloth spine with blue-grey paper covered boards with gilt lettering to spine. "It is 1792, and England is peaceful after years of war with France. Hundreds of British officers and seamen, so desperately needed during the war, are now unemployed. Even Richard Bolitho, with his tremendous reputation as a frigate captain, can find work only as a commander of three topsail cutters. His mission: toround up naval deserters, many of whom joined the brutal smuggling gang... View more info

Form Line of Battle! First American Edition in dustjacket,

By: KENT, Alexander BOLITHO)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons, New York, 1969,:

Seller ID: 92181


KENT, Alexander. Form Line of Battle! A novel. New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, (1969). First American Printing. Pp. (8),[9]-320. Map endpapers. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to front and spine. Smith & Weller, Sea FictionGuide 1350. "It is June of the year 1793 when Captain Richard Bolitho of t he Royal Navy arrives at Gibraltar to take command of the Hyperion, a seventy-four-gun ship of the line, and sail her in Britain's struggle against the rising might of Revolutionary France. Bolitho sails to join Lord Hood andpartake in the monarchist-inspired occupation of Toulon. But at heart B... View more info