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Under Sealed Orders : A Naval Adventure

By: BARTIMEUS

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Collins, London and Glasgow , 1953,:

Seller ID: 80053


“BARTIMEUS” Under Sealed Orders : A Naval Adventure. London and Glasgow : Collins, (1953). Pp [1]-256. 8vo, blue cloth, silver lettering to spine, topedge dyed blue. A juvenile novel. Brown staining to bottom edge of cloth , foxing to fore-edge, gift inscription, else very good. 10.00 View more info

Tall Ship on Other Naval Occasions. as is.

By: BARTIMEUS

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Cassell and Company Ltd., London, 1918,:

Seller ID: 73129


BARTIMEUS. A Tall Ship on Other Naval Occasions . London: Cassell and Company, Ltd., (1918). Later printing. Pp. [1]-191,(1). 8vo, decorated blue cloth with dark blue lettering to front and spine. Inner hinges cracked (and tender intermittently throughout), frayed two-inch split to head of top outerhinge, boards rubbed and soiled, bottom half of final leaf (after end of t ext) crudely torn out, foxing, edge browned. As is. 10.00 View more info

Awfully Big Adventure. First Edition

By: BARTIMEUS

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Cassell and Company, Ltd., London, 1919,:

Seller ID: 62904


BARTIMEUS. An Awfully Big Adventure. London : Cassell and Company, Ltd., (1919). First Printing. Pp. 277. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. A collection of short stories and novellas for young adults - some based upon actual events - dealing with the war at sea during the First World War. Contents: 1. An Awfully Big Adventure ; 2. Behind the Veil: The Story of the Q Boats ; 3. "Not in the Presence of the Enemy" ; 4. The Action betweenH. M. S. Prize and German Submarine U-93 ; 5. The Forfeit ; 6. Supper Beer ; 7. The Way They Have ; 8. The Epitaph ; 9. The English Way ; 10. ... View more info

Midshipman Rex Carew, V.C.

By: MARGERISON, John S.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Thomas Nelson and Sons, London, 0,:

Seller ID: 77480


MARGERISON, John S. Midshipman Rex Carew, V.C. London : Thomas Nelson and Sons, [n.d.]. Pp. [1]-346,(2), frontispiece + 3 leaves of coloured plates. Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated cream cloth with black lettering to front & spine. Not in Smith & Weller, Sea Fiction Guide. John Strong Margerison is a pseudonym of Joseph Margerison. Joseph Margerison (b. April 28, 1887, Little Padfield, Glosop Dale, Derbyshire, England - d. March 21, 1925, Essex). Thank you to of Steve Holland of Bear Alley Books for this information. A British naval adven... View more info

Hearts of Oak. cloth

By: STABLES, Gordon NELSON, Horatio)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: John F. Shaw, London, 1878,:

Seller ID: 57760


STABLES, Gordon. Hearts of Oak : A Story of Nelson and the Navy. L.: John F. Shaw, (1878). Pp. 374, frontis., + [7] leaves of plates. 8vo, in-laid pictorial red cloth with gilt to front and spine, a.e.g. A work of juvenile fiction based on Nelson's exploits. Outer hinges tender, rubbed, one stain, 2"X 1" to upper board, several smaller to rear, spine ends crumpled, inner hinge cracked, rear starting, cracking between pp 96-97, pages browing to edges, name to ffep, occasional thumbing, ow vg. 40.00 View more info

Hearts of Oak : A Story of Nelson and the Navy. blue. as is.

By: STABLES, Gordon NELSON, Horatio)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: John F. Shaw, London, 0,:

Seller ID: 73500


STABLES, Gordon. Hearts of Oak : A Story of Nelson and the Navy. London: John F. Shaw and Co., [n.d.]. Pp. (4),[ix]-xiv,[17]-374, frontis., + 2 p. of plates. 8vo, blue cloth with illustration of Nelson standing on deck on both the front and spine, gilt lettering to front, gilt title block to spine. A work of juvenile fiction based on Nelson's exploits. Ex-library (stamps to leaves, verso plates, and to top and bottom edges), inner hinges nearly broken, outer hinges and edges worn, ffep and half-title loose but present, corners of several leaves torn away (not affecting text). As is. 25.00 View more info

With Drake on the Spanish Main

By: STRANG, Herbert WEBB, Archibald DRAKE, Francis, Sir)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Henry Frowde, Hodder and Stoughton, London, 1908,:

Seller ID: 77114


STRANG, Herbert. With Drake on the Spanish Main . Illustrated in colour by Archibald Webb. London: Henry Frowde, Hodder & Stoughton, 1908. Pp. [1]-367,(1), (8) of ads, frontis., + 7 leaves of plates and maps. Illustrated. 8vo, pictorial blue-green cloth with gilt lettering to front and spine, all edges dyed blue-green. Boards rubbed with some instances of faint soiling, rear inner hinge cracked, light foxing throughout, else vg. 20.00 View more info

Midshipman Quinn Collection. Paperback.

By: STYLES, Showell

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Bethlehem Books, Bathgate, ND, 1999, ISBN:1883937450:

Seller ID: 108552


STYLES, Showell. The Midshipman Quinn Collection. Bathgate, ND: Bethlehem Books, (1999). Paperback edition. Pp. (14), 1-598, (2). 8vo, illustrated tancard covers. Contents: Midshipman Quinn ; Quinn of the Fury ; Midshipman Q uinn and Denise the Spy ; Quinn at Trafalgar. "The English Navy stands alone against the might of Bonapartist France. Midshipman Septimus Quinn of HisMajesty's frigate Althea has newly shipped for the Mediterranean. Though r ather small and studious (and only recently a landlubber), Quinn is prepared to do his duty in whatever adventures may come his way. The capturing... View more info