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Admiral William Shepherd Benson : First Chief of Naval Operations. in dj.

By: BENSON, William Shepherd, Admiral). KLACKO, Mary. TRASK, David F. BURKE, Arleigh A.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Naval Institute, 1987, ISBN:0870210351:

Seller ID: 35446


(BENSON, William Shepherd, Admiral). KLACKO, Mary. Admiral William ShepherdBenson : First Chief of Naval Operations. With David F. Trask; foreword by Arleigh A. Burke. Annapolis, Md.: Naval Institute Press, (1987). Pp xviii, 268. 8vo, brown cloth. A well researched biography of the United States' Great War chief of naval operations, which seeks to place his achievements inthe context of an emerging American nationalism. "This biography of Admira l William Shepherd Benson - the result of more than fifteen years of extensive research-makes a significant contribution to the annals of U.S. Nav... View more info

Rear-Admiral Samuel Francis Du Pont, United States Navy : A Biography

By: DU PONT, H.A.

Price: $38.00

Publisher: National Americana Society, New York , 1926,:

Seller ID: 22473


DU PONT, H.A. Rear-Admiral Samuel Francis Du Pont, United States Navy : A Biography. New York : National Americana Society, 1926. Pp 320. Illustrated.8vo, blue cloth. Contents : Birth, Parentage, Youth and Marriage; Cruise o f the Ohio, 1838-1841; The Mexican War; The Naval Efficiency Board; The Cruise of the Minnesota; In Command of the Philadelphia Navy Yards; The Battleof Port Royal; Operations Immediately Following the Battle of Port Royal; Secretary Welles Orders an Independent Naval Attack Upon Charleston; The Naval Attack on Charleston; The Sequel to the Naval Attack on Charleston; Cong... View more info

Du Pont : The Making of an Admiral : A Biography of Samuel Francis Du Pont.First Edition in dustjacket

By: DU PONT, Samuel Francis). MERRILL, James M. MERRILL, James M.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Dodd, Mead, New York, 1986,:

Seller ID: 25130


(DU PONT, Samuel Francis). MERRILL, James M. Du Pont : The Making of an Admiral : A Biography of Samuel Francis Du Pont. New York : Dodd, Mead & Co., (1986). First Printing. Pp 316. Illustrated. 8vo, black cloth spine, white boards. Vg in dj. 30.00 View more info

Sailor's Admiral : A Biography of William F. Halsey. First Edition in dustjacket

By: HALSEY, William F.). MERRILL, James M. MERRILL, James M.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Thomas Y. Crowell, New York, 1976, ISBN:0690011636:

Seller ID: 18740


(HALSEY, William F.). MERRILL, James M. A Sailor's Admiral : A Biography ofWilliam F. Halsey. New York : Thomas Y. Crowell, (1976). First Printing. P p 271. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth. "William F. Halsey [1882-1959] was themost famous and colorful of all World War II admirals, a legend in his own time. He was called 'the greatest fighting admiral of this or any war' by General Douglas MacArthur." - from the dj. Very good in price-clipped dustjacket. 40.00 View more info

Bull Halsey : A Biography. Second Printing in dustjacket.

By: HALSEY, William F.). POTTER, E.B.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Naval Institute, Annapolis, 1988, ISBN:0870211463:

Seller ID: 104908


(HALSEY, William F.). POTTER, E.B. Bull Halsey. A biography by E.B. Potter.Annapolis, MD : Naval Institute Press, (1988). Second Printing. Pp. (10),x i-xiii,(3),[1]-421,(3). Illustrated. Map endpapers. 8vo, grey cloth with blue lettering to spine. "Applauded by the public and revered by the men who served under him, Admiral William F. Halsey was one of the great American personalities of World War II. His reputation as a no-holds-barred fighter and his tough-guy expression earned him the nickname Bull, yet he was also known for showing genuine compassion towards his men. As this well-round... View more info

Hidden Coasts : A Biography of Admiral Charles Wilkes. First Edition in dustjacket

By: HENDERSON, Daniel WILKES, Charles

Price: $45.00

Publisher: William Sloane Associates,, New York, 1953,:

Seller ID: 25402


HENDERSON, Daniel. The Hidden Coasts : A Biography of Admiral Charles Wilkes. New York : William Sloane Associates, 1953. Pp 306. 8vo, blue cloth spine. "Wilkes was a man who truly made history. In 1838 he sailed in command of the United States Exploring Expedition on what was to become one of the greatest voyages of exploration since the days of Captain Cook. With courageand perseverance, Wilkes and his men raced British and French ships to est ablish the existence of the Antarctic Continent." - from the dj. With bibliography and index. Very good in chipped dustjacket. 45.00 View more info

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First Edition in dustjacket

By: LEWIS, Charles Lee

Price: $140.00

Publisher: Norman, Remington Co., Baltimore, 1929,: 1929

Seller ID: 29911


LEWIS, Charles Lee. Admiral Franklin Buchanan : Fearless Man of Action. Baltimore: The Norman, Remington Company, 1929. Pp (6),vii-xvi,(2),1-285,(1) + colour portrait frontispiece + 29 plates. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine, gilt decoration to front board. With map end-papers. On Franklin Buchanan (b. September 17, 1800, Baltimore – d. May 11, 1874) was an officer in the United States Navy who became the only full admiral in the Confederate Navy during the American Civil War, and commanded the ironclad CSS Virginia. He was also the first Superintendent of th... View more info

Life of Admiral Mahan. First Edition.

By: MAHAN, Alfred Thayer). TAYLOR, Charles Carlisle

Price: $65.00

Publisher: John Murray, London, 1920,:

Seller ID: 103166


(MAHAN, Alfred Thayer). TAYLOR, Charles Carlisle. The Life of Admiral Mahan. Rear-Admiral United States Navy; D.C.L. Oxford; LL.D. Cambridge; LL.D. Harvard, Yale, Columbia, Magill and Dartmouth; President of the United StatesNaval War College; President of the American Historical Association; Etc., Etc. London: John Murray, 1920. First UK Printing. Pp. (6),vii-xii,(2),1-3 59,(1), portrait frontispiece, + 19 leaves of plates. Illustrated in black and white. 8vo, navy blue cloth with gilt decoration to front board, gilt lettering to spine. Contents: 1. Heredity and Environment; 2. Early Naval Ca... View more info

Great Admirals : Command at Sea, 1587-1945.

By: SWEETMAN, Jack (ed.).

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Naval Institute Press, Annapolis, MD, 1997, ISBN:087021229X:

Seller ID: 97288


SWEETMAN, Jack (ed.). The Great Admirals : Command at Sea, 1587-1945. Annapolis, MD : Naval Institute Press, (1997). First Printing. Pp [i]-xxvi,(2),1-535,(5). Illustrated. Maps. Index. 8vo, blue cloth, silver lettering to spine. Contents : Survey I.: The Ship and the Gun. 1. Francis Drake: God's Corsair (1543?-1596). 2. Maarten Harpertszoon Tromp: Father of Naval Tactics (1598-1653). 3. Robert Blake: The State's Admiral (1599-1657). 4. Michiel Adriaenszoon de Ruyter: Ornament of His Age (1607-1676). 5. Niels Juel: The Good Old Knight (1629-1697). Survey II.: The Line of Battle. 6. Edward Hawk... View more info