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Navy from Wood to Steel, 1860-1890. 1st in dj

By: CARRISON, Daniel J. Watts Histories of the United States Navy

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Franklin Watts, 1965,:

Seller ID: 31866


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 View more info

United States Navy Chaplains, 1982-1991 : Biographical and Service Record Sketches of Chaplains on Active Duty During the Period 1 January 1982 - 31 December 1991 : Volume X in the history of the Chaplain Corps, United StatesNavy

By: Chaplains - U.S. Navy] History of the Chaplain Corps, United States Navy, 10) HALLEY, Michael D., ed. WHITE, David E., foreword

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Chaplain Resource Board, Norfolk, VA, 1993,:

Seller ID: 77969


[Chaplains - U.S. Navy]. United States Navy Chaplains, 1982-1991 : Biographical and Service Record Sketches of Chaplains on Active Duty During the Period 1 January 1982 - 31 December 1991 : Volume X in the history of the Chaplain Corps, United States Navy . Edited by Michael D. Halley. [Foreword by Rear-Admiral David E. White]. Norfolk, VA: Chaplain Resource Board, (1993).Pp. (2),iii-xxiii,(1),1-310,(18) of index,(4). Illustrated. Double column. 4to, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Spine reads: "History of the Chaplain Corps, U.S. Navy, X, Biographies 1982-1991." Contents : Fo... View more info

Basic Electricity. Prepared by Bureau of Naval Personnel. Navy Training Courses NAVPERS 10086.

By: United States Navy

Price: $15.00

Publisher: United States Government Printing Office GPO, Washington, DC , 1956,:

Seller ID: 85811


(United States Navy). Basic Electricity. Prepared by Bureau of Naval Personnel. Navy Training Courses NAVPERS 10086. Washington, DC : United States Government Printing Office, 1956. Pp [i]-viii,(2),1-684,(2). Illustrated. Index. 8vo, blue card covers. Rubbed, else very good. 15.00 View more info

Military Sea Transportation Service.

By: United States Navy

Price: $35.00

Publisher: United States Navy, Washington, D.C., 1962,:

Seller ID: 93288


(United States Navy). Military Sea Transportation Service. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Navy, 1962. Pp [i]-iv,1-238,(2). Illustrated. Index. Double Column. 4to, blue card covers, lettered in white. NAVPERS 10829-B. Contents : 1. Importance of Ocean Transportation to National Security. 2. Establishment of MSTS. 3. Mission of MSTS. 4. MSTS Organization. 5. The Nucleus Fleet. 6. MSTS Operations. 7. MSTS Financial Management. 8. MSTS Support during Cold War and other Emergencies. 9. MSTS Polar Operations and other Special Projects. 10. Ocean Shipping. 11. MSTS Preparedness. 12. U. S. Maritime Industry T... View more info

Report on Equipment and Structures in the Arctic

By: United States Navy

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Bureau of Yards and Docks, Department of the Navy, Washington, D.C., 1948,:

Seller ID: 94908


(United States Navy). Report on Equipment and Structures in the Arctic. Washington, D.C.: Bureau of Yards and Docks, Department of the Navy, September1948. Pp (4),1-2425-33(folding leaves),(1),35-38. Illustrated. 4to, tan pr inted stapled card covers. NAVDOCKS P-19. Contents : Introductory; ProblemsInvolved in Operations in the Arctic : Air Transportation - Ground Transpo rtation – Lubrication Problems – Water Transportation – Communications – Ice Measuring Device – Odograph and Altigraph Recording Device – Clothing – Housing; Conclusion. Foxing to margins, rubbed, silverfish dam... View more info

Battle Stations! Your Navy in Action : A photographic epic of the naval operations of World War II told by the great admirals who sailed the fleet from Norfolk to Normandy and from the Golden Gate to the Inland Sea

By: United States Navy

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Wm. H. Wise & Co., Inc., New York, 1946,:

Seller ID: 95045


(United States Navy). Battle Stations! Your Navy in Action : A photographicepic of the naval operations of World War II told by the great admirals wh o sailed the fleet from Norfolk to Normandy and from the Golden Gate to theInland Sea. New York : Wm. H. Wise & Co., Inc., 1946. Pp [1]-402. Illustra ted. Index. Double Column. Large 8vo, blue pressed cloth, gilt vignette to front board, gilt lettering to spine. ADDITIONAL SHIPPING CHARGES MAY APPLYDUE TO ITS WEIGHT. Light wear to spine ends and corners, spine lettering r ubbed, else very good. 18.00 View more info

Our Navy or Fighting Ships and Picturesque Spain, Cuba and the Philippines.Salesman's Dummy

By: United States Navy

Price: $125.00

Publisher: R.H. Woodward Company, Baltimore, Md , 1898,:

Seller ID: 111128


(Salesman's Dummy). Our Navy or Fighting Ships and Picturesque Spain, Cuba and the Philippines. It also contains a number of Important and InterestingViews and Facts concerning Porto Rico and the Hawaii Islands. Baltimore : R.H. Woodward Company, 1898. Pp (98). Illustrated. Folding Coloured Map at rear. Oblong 8vo, pictorial green cloth, bevelled edges. Not seen in Arbour, Canvassing Books, Sample Books, and Subscription Publishers' Ephemera, 1833-1951, in the Collection of Michael Zinman. A salesman's dummy with titlepage, sample pages and numerous illustrations and a folding map, along wit h... View more info

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Naval Discipline and Corporal Punishment by a Lieutenant of the U.S. Navy.disbound.

By: United States Navy - Disciplinary)

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Charles C.P. Moody, 1850,:

Seller ID: 30600


(United States Navy - Disciplinary). Naval Discipline and Corporal Punishment; by a Lieutenant of the U.S. Navy. Boston: Charles C.P. Moody, 1850. Pp 14. 8vo, disbound. A contribution to the public debate surrounding Congress' contemporary attempts to abolish corporal punishment, this unnamed officer takes a draconian stance, equating this form of discipline with martial readiness and arguing both are necessary to success in battle. Faint vertical crease, title page soiled. 90.00 View more info

International Law Discussions, 1903 : The United States Naval War Code of 1900. First Edition

By: United States Navy - Naval War College) United States Navy

Price: $135.00

Publisher: Government Printing Office / GPO, Washington, 1904,:

Seller ID: 33575


(United States Navy - Naval War College). International Law Discussions, 1903 : The United States Naval War Code of 1900. Appendices containing the United States War Code, 1900; Instructions for the Government of Armies of the United States in the Field, 1863; Hague Convention with Respect to the Laws and Customs of War on Land, 1899; Hague Convention for the Adaption to Maritime Warfare of the Principles of the Geneva Convention of August 22, 1864, 1899. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1904. First Edition. Pp (2),3-167,(3). 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to front & spine, marbled edg... View more info

Objects and Resources of the Naval Experimental Battery at Annapolius, Md

By: United States Navy - Bureau of Ordinance)

Price: $400.00

Publisher: United States Navy, Bureau of Ordnance, 1875,:

Seller ID: 74763


(United States Navy - Bureau of Ordinance). The Objects and Resources of the Naval Experimental Battery at Annapolius, Md. {No place): United States Navy, Bureau of Ordnance, 1875. Pp (6),[5]-92,[1]-38 (tables), 1 folding table, 12 leaves of plates (with eight of them folding). 8vo, red pressed cloth. Sections on the grounds themselves, on the inspection and testing of gunpowder, muzzle velocities, the use of the Boulengé chronograph, galvanic batteries, arrangements for firing the guns by electricity, determination andmeasurement of pressures, range practice with great guns, measuring time o... View more info

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Dry Dock Construction.

By: United States Navy - Bureau of Yards and Docks) RÉTHI, Lili

Price: $90.00

Publisher: United States Navy Bureau of Yards and Docks, 1941,:

Seller ID: 53782


(United States Navy - Bureau of Yards and Docks). Dry Dock Construction : Norfolk, VA. and Philadelphia, PA. United States Navy Bureau of Yards and Docks; Rear Admiral Ben Moreell, (CEC) USN Chief of Bureau; from original drawings by Lili Réthi. [Washington, D.C.] United States Navy Bureau of Yards and Docks, 1941. Pp [40] including [14] pp of plates with opposite page of corresponding text. Large oblong 8vo, blue cloth with pictorial panel on front. Inch and a half crack to lower spine, spine and boards sunned, edgeworn, ow vg. 90.00 View more info

United States Naval Institute Proceedings, Volume 93, Number 5, Whole No. 771, May, 1967

By: United States Navy AMME, Carl H. CARLSON, Verner R. HODGSON, Gordon S.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: United States Naval Institute, Menasha, WI, 1967,:

Seller ID: 83329


(United States Navy). United States Naval Institute Proceedings, Volume 93,Number 5, Whole No. 771, May, 1967. Menasha, WI: United States Naval Insti tute, 1967. Pp [1]-173,(3). Illustrated. Double column. 8vo, white illustrated card covers. Articles of interest: "Of Hawks and Doves" by Capt. GordonS. Hodgson (pp 30-37); "The Soviet Maritime Threat" by Major Verner R. Car lson (pp 38-48); "The Partnership" by Lt Col H.A. Maihafer (pp 49-57); "NATO : Strategy and Flexible Response" by Carl H. Amme (pp 58-69); "The Navy Department: The Fulcrum and the Balance&... View more info

Outstanding Events in U.S. Naval History

By: United States Navy BAGLEY, D.W., Captain

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Navy Department, Washington, D.C. , 1929,:

Seller ID: 19363


(U.S. Navy). Outstanding Events in U.S. Naval History. Washington : Navy Department, 1929. Pp 27. 8vo, cardcovers. Very good. 25.00 View more info

Outstanding Events in U.S. Naval History

By: United States Navy BAGLEY, D.W., Captain ANDREWS, Adolphus (foreword)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Navy Department, Washington, D.C. , 1936,:

Seller ID: 19364


(U.S. NAVY). Outstanding Events in U.S. Naval History. Foreword by AdolphusAndrews. Washington, D.C. : Navy Department, 1936. Revised Edition. Pp 27. 8vo, blue card covers. A chronological listing of the major events in the history of the US Navy, with a short description outlining the impact of said event. Vg. 20.00 View more info

Sailing Directions for Bay of Fundy, Southeast Coast of Nova Scotia and the South and East Coasts of Cape Breton Island.. Third Edition

By: United States Navy Hydrographic Office COLLIE, George A.

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Government Printing Office / GPO / G.P.O., Washington, 1906,:

Seller ID: 104297


(United States Navy Hydrographic Office ). [COLLIE, George A.] Sailing Directions for Bay of Fundy, Southeast Coast of Nova Scotia and the South and East Coasts of Cape Breton Island. Washington : Government Printing Office, 1906. Third Edition. Pp (6),7-444,(6). Folding chart ("Index to Coast, Special, and Harbor Charts") opp. p.7. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to frontboard and spine. United States Navy Hydrographic Office Publication No. 99 . "This publication, a revision of the second edition [...] has been prepared by George A. Collie, nautical expert, U.S. Hydrographic Offi... View more info

Sailing Directions for Nova Scotia, Bay of Fundy, and South Shore of Gulf of St. Lawrence. First Edition

By: United States Navy Hydrographic Office ORR, R.H.

Price: $400.00

Publisher: Government Printing Office / GPO / G.P.O., Washington, 1891,:

Seller ID: 98951


(United States Navy Hydrographic Office ). ORR, R.H. Sailing Directions forNova Scotia, Bay of Fundy, and South Shore of Gulf of St. Lawrence. Compil ed by R.H. Orr, U.S. Hydrographio Office. By direction of Lieut. Commander Richardson Clover, U.S.N., Hydrographer. Washington : Government Printing Office, 1891. First Edition. Pp (2),(2),iii-viii,1-305,(3). Folding chart asfrontispiece ("Index to H.O. Charts alluded to in publications Nos. 99 and 100"). 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to front board and spine. United St ates Navy Hydrographic Office Publication No. 99. Chapters: 1. Gene... View more info

United States Naval Institute Proceedings Vol. 62 No. 401, Juky, 1936

By: United States Navy McKAY, Donald)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: 1936,:

Seller ID: 80495


(United States Navy). United States Naval Institute Proceedings Vol. 62 No.401, Juky, 1936. Menasha, WI: United States Naval Institute, 1936. Pp [i]- xiii,936-1082,(4),1-28(ads.). Illustrated. Double column. 8vo, off-white ill. card covers. Articles of interest: Lieutenant Ernest M. Eller's "Courage Is Not Enough" (943-955); Waldron Kintzing Post's "The Case of Captain Lawrence" (pp. 969-974); Robert Barry's "What of the Auxiliaries?" (pp. 983-990); Lieutanent Harold A. McCormick's "Japanese Merchant Marine History" (pp. 1007-1018); Commodore E.S. Clarke's "... View more info

Buy It From the Navy. Catalog No. 56-B, Sealed Proposal. Sale of Vessels bythe Navy. Bids will be Opened at 10:00 o'clock A.M., February 21, 1922.

By: United States Navy Surplus

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Board of Survey, Appraisal and Sale, Navy Yard, Washington, D.C., 1922,:

Seller ID: 92048


(United States Navy Surplus). Buy It From the Navy. Catalog No. 56-B, Sealed Proposal. Sale of Vessels by the Navy. Bids will be Opened at 10:00 o'clock A.M., February 21, 1922. Washington, D.C.: Board of Survey, Appraisal and Sale, Navy Yard, (1922). Pp (2),[1]-6 including covers. Large 8vo, stapled printed self-wraps. Vessels to be sold by sealed proposals : U.S.S. Long Beach (cargo vessel), U.S.S. Nero (fuel ship), U.S.S. Monterey (monitor), U.S.S. Vergana (yacht), U.S.S. Sea Rover (tug), U.S.S. Passaio (tug), U.S.S.Bessie H. Dantzler (tug), U.S.S. Dolphin (gunboat), U.S.S. Green Dragon (m ... View more info

Catalogue #5. Sale of U.S.S. Breakwater. To Be Sold by Sealed Proposals – To Be Received at the Bureau of Supplies and Accounts, Navy Department, Washington, D.C. At 12 noon, February 25, 1921

By: United States Navy Surplus

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Bureau of Supplies and Accounts, Navy Department, Washington, D.C., 1921,:

Seller ID: 92050


(United States Navy Surplus). Catalogue #5. Sale of U.S.S. Breakwater. To Be Sold by Sealed Proposals – To Be Received at the Bureau of Supplies and Accounts, Navy Department, Washington, D.C. At 12 noon, February 25, 1921. Washington, D.C.: Bureau of Supplies and Accounts, Navy Department, 1921. Pp(6) leaves, printed one side only. Folio, corner stapled printed self-wrap s. On back cover (printed) : Proposal For The Purchase of the U.S.S. ------------. The U.S.S. Breakwater is a trawler, built in 1907. Appraised value $10,000.00. This catalogue is not illustrated. Edges browned and with sho... View more info

Catalogue No. 44-B. Sale of Vessels by the Navy for Cash and on Deferred Payment Basis. Bids will be Opened, 10:00 A.M., December 15, 1921.

By: United States Navy Surplus

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Board of Survey, Appraisal and Sale, Navy Yard, Washington, D.C., 1921,:

Seller ID: 92049


(United States Navy Surplus). Catalogue No. 44-B. Sale of Vessels by the Navy for Cash and on Deferred Payment Basis. Bids will be Opened, 10:00 A.M.,December 15, 1921. Washington, D.C.: Board of Survey, Appraisal and Sale, Navy Yard, (1921). Pp (1),[1]-8,(1) including covers. Large 8vo, stapled printed self-wraps. Vessels to be sold by sealed proposals : Galatea (yacht),Vega (steam yacht), U.S.S. Albert Brown (fish boat), Freight Lighter No. 1 60 (ex-Surprise) (barge), U.S.S. Intrepid (naval training ship), U.S.S. Brooklyn (cruiser), U.S.S. Columbia (cruiser), Target, U.S.S. Ozark (monitor),T... View more info