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From Heligoland to Keeling Island : One Hundred Days of Naval War.

By: HURD, Archibald BYWATER, H.C.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Hodder and Stoughton, London, 1914,:

Seller ID: 97722


HURD, Archibald, and H.C. BYWATER. From Heligoland to Keeling Island : One Hundred Days of Naval War. London : Hodder and Stoughton, MCMXIV [1914]. Pp(8),9-215,(1). Small 8vo, blue cloth, black illustration to front board, b lack lettering to spine. In The Daily Telegraph War Books series. Contents : Introduction. 1. German mines and their victims. 2. The elusive "Goeben.”3. The battle in the bight. 4. The human factor. 5. Rounding-up the commer ce raiders. 6. End of Germany's colonial empire. 7. The debut of the submarine. 8. The heroes of the "Pegasus." 9. The naval brigade at ... View more info

On the Coast of France : The Story of the United States Naval Forces in French Waters.

By: HUSBAND, Joseph. ROOSEVELT, Franklin D.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: A.C. McClurg & Co., Chicago, 1919,:

Seller ID: 97151


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... View more info

Well Rowed Magdalen! : A History of Magdalen College Boat Club 1859-1993

By: HUTCHINS, Roger, (comp.). GILBERTSON, Mark

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Magdalen College, Oxford , 1993,:

Seller ID: 99722


HUTCHINS, Roger, (comp.). “Well Rowed Magdalen!” A History of Magdalen College Boat Club 1859-1993. With chapters by Richard Burrell, Peter Fullerton and Mark Gilbertson. Oxford : Magdalen College, 1993. Pp (4),1-156. Illustrated with 111 plates and 2 maps. Index. 4to, illustrated white glossy papercovered boards. Contents : 1. Introduction. 2. Bumping Races and Boats – 1 9th Century Origins. 3. The Founding of the M.C.B.C. - Building a Reputation. 4. First Golden Era 1902-13 (by P.F. and R.H.). 5. Living Memories 1921-39 (by Peter Fullerton). 6. Leander Years: 1939-54 (by P.F. and R.H.)... View more info

Yachtsman's Week-End Book. With Decorations by Beryl Irving.

By: IRVING, John, and Douglas SERVICE.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: J.B. Lippincott, Philadelphia, 1938,:

Seller ID: 99111


IRVING, John, and Douglas SERVICE. The Yachtsman's Week-End Book. With Decorations by Beryl Irving. Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Company, n.d. [1938?]. (J. and J. Gray, Printers, Edinburgh, 1938). Pp. (6),7-588. Illustrated.Index. 8vo, blue cloth spine, white blue-green cloth boards, printed paper label to spine. Toy 350. Contents : Ships That Pass; Well-Whipped Ropes' E nds; Time, Measurements, Rule of the Road & Other Frivolities; Weather Portents; The Potted Pilot; Stars; Distance-Judging at Sea; Bends, Hitches & Ornamental Knots; Breaking Strain of Rope, Wire & Chain; Repairs to Crew & Sh... View more info

Bermuda. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: JACKSON, John J. Islands Series

Price: $20.00

Publisher: David & Charles / Hippocrene Books, Newton Abbot, 1988, ISBN:0715389211:

Seller ID: 20929


JACKSON, John J. Bermuda. Newton Abbot : David & Charles / N.Y.: HippocreneBooks, (1988). First Printing. Pp. (6),7-208, including plates. Illustrate d. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. In The Islands Series. Hallett, Bermuda in Print : A Guide to the Printed Literature on Bermuda, 2nd ed., p.114. "In keeping with volumes in the Islands series, 'Bermuda' captures many particulars which are not available in any one previous book. It is for enquiring general readers who want to look behind the scenes of tourist brochures; either for reference and general intereste or with a view... View more info

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British Naval Dress. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: JARRETT, Dudley

Price: $100.00

Publisher: J.M. Dent and Sons, London, 1960,: 1960

Seller ID: 38379


JARRETT, Dudley. British Naval Dress. With a colour plate and over one hundred black-and-white illustrations. London : J.M. Dent and Sons Ltd, (1960). First Edition. Pp (6),vii--xi,(1),1-148 + colour frontispiece. Illustrated throughout with drawings, b&w photos, and b&w reproductions of works of art. Index. 8vo, pale blue cloth with pictorial device to front, black lettering to spine, top edge dyed black. A delightfully illustrated look at the evolution of British naval uniforms from the early eighteenth century to the time of publication. “This book deals author... View more info

Three Men in a Boat (To Say Nothing of the Dog). First Edition, Second State

By: JEROME, Jerome K.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: J.W. Arrowsmith / Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent , Bristol / London, 1889,:

Seller ID: 98200


JEROME, Jerome K. Three Men in a Boat (To Say Nothing of the Dog). Illustrations by A. Frederics. Bristol : J.W. Arrowsmith, 11 Quay Street / London :Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co., Limited, 1889. First Edition, Sec ond State [with “11 Quay Street” address]. Pp (6),[1]-315,(3). Illustrated.8vo, grey cloth, black lettering, vignette and single-rule border to front board, gilt lettering and logo to spine. Three Men in a Boat is a humorous account of a boating holiday on the Thames between Kingston and Oxford. Th e book was initially intended to be a serious travel guide, with accoun... View more info

Military-Naval Encyclopedia of Russia and The Soviet Union. Vol. I : "A" (Gliders) - Administration, Military

By: JONES, David R., (ed.).

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Academic International Press, Gulf Breeze, FL, 1978, ISBN:0875690289:

Seller ID: 96607


JONES, David R. (ed.). The Military-Naval Encyclopedia of Russia and The Soviet Union. Vol. I : "A" (Gliders) - Administration, Military. (Gulf Breeze, FL) : Academic International Press, 1978. Pp (5),[vi]-viii,[1]-247,(1). 8vo, maroon cloth, gilt letering to front board. Myron Smith, The Soviet Navy, 1941-1978 : A Guide to Sources in English 63. The author, David R. Jones, is with the Rusian Research Center of Nova Scotia, Cambridge Sation, King's County, Nova Scotia. Light damp staining to cloth, minor damp-wrinkling to a few leaves, else very good. Vol. I only 45.00 View more info

Last Great Quest : Captain Scott's Antarctic Sacrifice. in dj.

By: JONES, Max SCOTT, Robert Falcon)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2003, ISBN:0192804839:

Seller ID: 96703


JONES, Max. The Last Great Quest : Captain Scott's Antarctic Sacrifice. (Oxford): Oxford University Press, (2003). Pp. (4),[v]-xv,(3),3-352, + 32 p. of black and white plates. Illustrated. Map endpapers. 8vo, blue paper covered boards with white lettering to spine. "Recent decades have seen controverssy rage over whether Scott was the last of a line of great Victorian esxplorers, intent on discovering uncharted lands, or a hopeless incompetent driven by personal ambition. Rejecting the stereotypes, Max Jones reveals a complex figure, a product of the passions and preoccupations of an imper... View more info

Mauretania: Landfalls and Departures of Twenty-Five Years. First Edition

By: JORDAN, Humfrey MASON, Frank H.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Hodder and Stoughton, London, 1936,: 1936

Seller ID: 53355


JORDAN, Humfrey. Mauretania : Landfalls and Departures of Twenty-Five Years. With drawings by Frank H. Mason, R.I. London : Hodder and Stoughton, 1936. First Printing. Pp. (4),v-xi,(1),13-332, + frontispiece + 5 leaves of plates. 8vo, Cunard red and black cloth. Humfrey Robertson Jordan (1885-1963). The story of the English liner Mauretania, built as "England's answer to a decade of German dominance on the North Atlantic". It served for twenty-five years, and was at one time both the largest and fastest liner on the seas. Chapters : 1. A P... View more info

At the Altar of the Bottom Line : The Degradation of Work in the 21st Century.

By: JURAVICH, Tom.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: University of Massachusetts Press, Amherst and Boston , 2009, ISBN:9781558497252:

Seller ID: 98003


JURAVICH, Tom. At the Altar of the Bottom Line : The Degradation of Work inthe 21st Century. Amherst and Boston : University of Massachusetts Press, (2009). Pp (10),1-236,(2),+ 12 pp plates + 1 Compact Disc in rear pocket. Index. 8vo, illustrated tan card covers. Of nautical interest : Chapter 2 – Exploited : Cutting Fish in New Bedford (pp 57-103). The CD contains a series of audio documentaries with excerpts from the interviews, as well as four original songs written and performed by Juravich. Gift inscription, else very good, with CD. 20.00 View more info

Lewis & Lewis : The Life and Times of a Victorian Solicitor

By: JUXON, John.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Collins, London, 1983, ISBN:0002164760:

Seller ID: 97297


JUXON, John. Lewis & Lewis : The Life and Times of a Victorian Solicitor. London : Collins, 1983. First Edition. Pp [1]-320,+ 12 pp plates. Index. 8vo, green cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Includes a case of nautical interest : the defence of Captain Hugh Leyland on charges of the wilful scuttling of the ship Severn (pp 53-58). Very good in spine-browned, unclipped dustjacket. 15.00 View more info

Water Baby : The Story of Alvin. 1st US in dj

By: KAHARL, Victoria A.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press, New York, 1990, ISBN:0195061918:

Seller ID: 56284


KAHARL, Victoria A. Water Baby : The Story of Alvin. [Dj adds: "The world'sfirst deep-diving submarine : its close calls, maverick crew, and 25 years of remarkable discoveries"]. New York: Oxford University Press, 1990. Firs t Printing. Pp. (10),xi-xii,(4),5-356, + 32 p. of plates (some of which arein colour). Illustrated. 8vo, blue-green cloth spine with blue-green paper covered boards, purple lettering to spine. "'Water Baby' offers a riveting history of [the cramped seven-foot deep-diving sphere] Alvin's deep-sea ex plorations, deftly combining the excitement of an adventure sto... View more info

East India Company Journals of Captain William Keeling and Master Thomas Bonner, 1615-1617

By: KEELING, William, Captain and Master Thomas BONNER BONNER, Thomas, Master STRACHAN, Michael, ed. PENROSE, Boies, ed.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis, 1971, ISBN:0816606285:

Seller ID: 98462


KEELING, William, Captain and Master Thomas BONNER. The East India Company Journals of Captain William Keeling and Master Thomas Bonner, 1615-1617. Edited by Michael Strachan and Boies Penrose. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, (1971). Pp. (10),3-237,(3), + large folding map in pouch at rear. 8vo, brown leatherette with gilt decoration to front and gilt letteringto spine. Of a limited edition of 1000 copies, this is copy #501. "The two journals that are transcribed and published here for the first time were w ritten during an English East India Company voyage of 1615-17. The writ... View more info

Flower for the Sea, a Fish for the Sky

By: KELLETT, Fred

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Dellwood Press, Southwaite, Carlisle, 1995, ISBN:0952680807:

Seller ID: 97518


KELLETT, Fred. A Flower for the Sea, a Fish for the Sky. (Southwaite, Carlisle): Dellwood Press, (1995). Pp. (8),1-219,(1). Illustrated in black and white. 8vo, navy blue card covers with white lettering to front and spine. "'Flower' class corvettes formed the greater part of the convoy escorts, dayin, day out, from early 1941 until the end of the war. 100ft shorter than the Navy's accepted minimum length for an ocean going ship and only just capable of achieving the minimum speed of 16 knots required for an escort vessel, they were considered to be 'an extremely crude means of taking into... View more info

Report on the Halifax Disorders May 7th-8th, 1945

By: KELLOCK, R.L., Hon. Mr. Justice

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Edmond Cloutier, Printer to the King's Most Excellent Majesty, Ottawa, 1945,:

Seller ID: 98321


KELLOCK, R.L., Hon. Mr. Justice. Report on the Halifax Disorders May 7th-8th, 1945 : Pursuant to Orders in Council P.C. 3422½ of May 10, 1945. Ottawa:Edmond Cloutier, Printer to the King's Most Excellent Majesty, 1945. Pp (1 ),2-61,(3). 8vo, sitched printed blue wrappers. The instrument, as it were,of Admiral Murray's "martyrdom". The investigating commission examined the various branches of the military's plans for V-E Day, the nature of naval discipline in the city, the deployment of police forces, the role played bymunicipal officials, reviewed the events of the 7th and 8th, and co... View more info

Boat Sailing in Fair Weather and Foul. Third Edtion

By: KENEALY, A.J., Captain

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Outing Publishing Co., New York and London, 1898,:

Seller ID: 98806


KENEALY, A.J., Captain. Boat Sailing in Fair Weather and Foul. Third Edtion. With Illustrations and Diagrams. New York and London : Outing Publishing Co., (1898). Pp (4, ads),(10),[15]- 212,(4, ads),(2), including portrait frontispiece. Many drawings and diagrams and several photos. 12mo, illustrated white cardcovers, with "Outing Library of Sport" lettered in blue on the spine, and a drawing of a Gibson-ish girl at the tiller of a small boat on the front cover. Toy 2153, Morris & Howland p 77. Ahmed John Kenealy (b.1854 - d. ?). Contents: Preface [dated May 1898]; Chapter headings [as... View more info

Pursuit : The Chase and Sinking of the Bismarck. Uncorrected Advance Proofs.

By: KENNEDY, Ludovic

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Collins, London, 1974,:

Seller ID: 98725


KENNEDY, Ludovic. Pursuit : The Chase and Sinking of the Bismarck. Uncorrected Advance Proofs. London : Collins, 1974. Pp [1]-247,(1). Maps. 8vo, red marbled card covers, black lettering to front cover. The proof copy does not contain the illustrations. This book details the career of the Bismarck, her sinking of the British battlecruiser Hood, and her destruction by the Royal Navy. Spine sunned, creased, slightly nicked, else very good. 30.00 View more info

Naval Lessons of the Great War : A Review of the Senate Naval Investigationof the Criticisms by Admiral Sims of the Policies and Methds of Josephus D aniels. With an Introductory Note by Rear-Admiral B.A. Fiske

By: KITTREDGE, Tracy Barrett FISKE, B.A., Rear-Admiral

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Doubleday, Page & Company, Garden City, N.Y., 1921,:

Seller ID: 96563


KITTREDGE, Tracy Barrett. Naval Lessons of the Great War : A Review of the Senate Naval Investigation of the Criticisms by Admiral Sims of the Policies and Methds of Josephus Daniels. With an Introductory Note by Rear-AdmiralB.A. Fiske. Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1921. Pp [i]-xi, (3),[1]-472, frontis. Index. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to front boardand spine. Contents : 1. Introduction: The State of the Navy. 2. Naval Org anization and Preparedness, 1798-1917. 3. The Navy and Mr. Daniels, 1913-1919. 4. The Daniels Medals Awards. 5. Admiral Sims' Letter on "Certain N... View more info

Passenger Steamers of the River Fal.

By: KITTRIDGE, Alan.

Price: $26.00

Publisher: Twelveheads Press, Truro, Cornwall, 1988, ISBN:0906294185:

Seller ID: 97641


KITTRIDGE, Alan. Passenger Steamers of the River Fal. (Truro, Cornwall : Twelveheads Press, 1988). Pp 1-120. Illustrated. Map. Index. Double Column. Oblong 8vo, illustrated tan card covers. Contents : 1. The waterways & steamboats of the River Fal (The Port of Truro – The Port of Falmouth), 2. The St Mawes Steam Tug & Passenger Co. Ltd. and the Flushing Ferry. 3. The RiverFal Steamship Co. Ltd. 4. Coastal excursions. 5. Post war motor vessels. F leet lists. Very good. 26.00 View more info