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War for All the Oceans : From Nelson at the Nile to Napoleon at Waterloo. in dj.

By: ADKINS, Roy, and Lesley ADKINS. ADKINS, Lesley NELSON, Horatio

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Viking, New York, 2007, ISBN:9780670038660:

Seller ID: 88993


ADKINS, Roy, and Lesley ADKINS. The War for All the Oceans : From Nelson atthe Nile to Napoleon at Waterloo. (New York) : Viking, (2007). First Print ing. Pp [i]-xxvi,[1]-534,+ 16 pp plates. Maps. Index. 8vo, blue paper covered boards, gilt lettering to spine. "From its very first page, The War for All the Oceans is an adventure story—a superb account of the naval war thatlasted from Napoleon's seizure of power in 1798 to the War of 1811 with th e United States. Most naval histories stop at Nelson's death at the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805.. Yet the Royal Navy took on almost every other ... View more info

Historical Archaeology : Journal of the Socety for Historical Archaeology,Volume 39, Number 2

By: ALLEN, Rebecca, (ed.) TRIGGS, John R.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Societ for Historical Archaeology, 2005,:

Seller ID: 113557


ALLEN, Rebecca, (ed.). Historical Archaeology : Journal of the Socety for Historical Archaeology, Volume 39, Number 2. N.pl. : Society for Historical Archaeology, 2005. Pp (4),1-154,(2). Illustrated. Maps. Double Column. 8vo,illustrated white card covers, lettered in black. Of nautical interest : S ocial Flux at the Naval Establishment at Penetanguishene, Lake Huron, 1817–1834 (by John R. Triggs, pp 105-135). Abstract : "Factors influencing the spatial arrangement of buildings at the Royal Navy establishment at Penetanguishene on Lake Huron are discussed. Excavation at the naval hospital... View more info

Pacific : The Official Companion Book to the HBO Miniseries. in dj.

By: AMBROSE, Hugh

Price: $18.00

Publisher: NAL Caliber, New York, 2010, ISBN:9780451230232:

Seller ID: 96314


AMBROSE, Hugh. The Pacific [Dj adds: "The Official Companion Book to the HBO Miniseries"] . (New York): NAL Caliber, (2010). First Printing. Pp. (8),[ix]-xviii,[1]-489,(5), + 32 p. of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, black cloth s[pine with black paper covered boards, gilt lettering to spine. "Between America's retreat from China in late 1941 and the moment that MacArthur's planelanded in Japan in 1945, [American enlisted men] fought many key battles o f the war in the Pacific. Here, Hugh Ambrose focuses on the real-life experiences of [...] servicemen, enhancing and expanding upon the st... View more info

Signal 250! The Sea Fight Off Santiago First Edition in dustjacket

By: AZOY, A.C.M. SAMPSON, William T.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: David McKay , New York, 1964,:

Seller ID: 18222


AZOY, A.C.M. Signal 250! The Sea Fight Off Santiago. New York : David McKayCo., (1964). First Edition.0 Pp 207. Maps. 8vo, navy cloth. "On the mornin g of July 3, 1898, the Spanish fleet commanded by Rear Admiral Cervera emerged from Santiago Bay to engage in battle an American fleet, under command of Rear Admiral Sampson and Commodore Schley. It was a dramatic encounter, ending in capture and destruction of the Spanish warships and winning for the United States a decisive victory over Spain in the Spanish-American war." - from the dj. Very good in nicked, rubbed dustjacket. 28.00 View more info

One Hundred Years of Sea Power : The U.S. Navy, 1890-1990. Paperback Edition.

By: BAER, George W.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Stanford University Press, Stanford, CA, 1996, ISBN:0804727945:

Seller ID: 101271


BAER, George W. One Hundred Years of Sea Power: The U.S. Navy, 1890-1990. Stanford, Calif.: Stanford University Press, (1996). First Paperback Printing. Pp. (12),[1]-553,(3). 8vo, illustrated blue and white card covers. "Thispowerfully argued, objective history of the modern U.S. Navy explains how over the years the Navy defined and redefined its purpose in the century after 1890." - from the rear cover. Contents: Part I.: On the Sea: 1. Sea Power and the Fleet Navy, 1890-1910; 2. The New Navy, 1898-1913; 3. Neutralityor Readiness? 1913-1917; 4. War Without Mahan, 1917-1918; 5. Parity ... View more info

History of Martha's Vineyard, Dukes County, Massachusetts. Volume I - General History. Volume II - Town Annals.

By: BANKS, Charles Edward.

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Published by the Dukes County Historical Society, Edgartown, 1966,:

Seller ID: 95114


BANKS, Charles Edward. The History of Martha's Vineyard, Dukes County, Massachusetts. In Three Volumes. Volume I – General History. Volume II – Town Annals. Edgartown : Published by the Dukes County Historical Society, 1966. [with sticker stating : Distributed by Regional Publishing Company, Baltimore, Maryland]. Pp [1]-535,(1),+ 10 plates; (4),[1]-209,(1),[1]-122,5-74,[1]-82,[1]-68,[1]-35,(1),[1]-27,(1),[1]-18. Text Illustrations. Maps. Index. 8vo, green cloth, gilt lettering to spine. The first two (of three) volumes of Banks' History of Martha's Vineyard. Lacks the primarily genealogica... View more info

Russia in Pacific Waters, 1715-1825. First Edition in dustjacket

By: BARRATT, Glynn Pacific Maritime Studies 1

Price: $60.00

Publisher: University of British Columbia Press, Vancouver and London , 1981, ISBN:0774801174:

Seller ID: 18086


BARRATT, Glynn. Russia in Pacific Waters, 1715-1825 : A Survey of the Origins of Russia's Naval Presence in the North and South Pacific. Vancouver andLondon : University of British Columbia Press, (1981). First Edition. Pp ( 10),[xi]-xv,(3),[1]-300,(2) + 12 pages of illustrations. Map in text. Illustrated. 8vo, grey cloth, black lettering to spine. University of British Columbia Press Pacific Maritime Studies No.1. "This is the first study in Russian or Western literature of the rise and fall of Russian naval influence in the North Pacific Ocean from the time of Peter the Great to Tsar Nic... View more info

Navies in the Mountains : The Battles on the Waters of Lake Champlain and Lake George 1609-1814. First Edition in dustjacket

By: BIRD, Harrison

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press, New York, 1962,: 1962

Seller ID: 11936


BIRD, Harrison. Navies in the Mountains : The Battles on the Waters of Lake Champlain and Lake George 1609-1814. New York : Oxford University Press, 1 962. First Edition. Pp (16),3-361,(1),+ 4 pp.plates. 8vo, white cloth, red and gilt lettering to spine. Map end-papers as well as 4 maps in the text. Myron Smith, American Navy 1789-1860 : Bibliography 573; Fredriksen, Free Trade and Sailors’ Rights : A Bibliography of the War of 1812 E107. "Here for the first time is the exciting, dramatic story of the naval engagements fought on Lake Champlain and Lake George. Many of ... View more info

Navy Policy Toward the Labor Relations of Its War Contractors, Part I

By: BLACKMAN, John L., Jr., Commander Military Affairs, 18:4, Winter 1954)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: American Military Institute, Washington, DC, 1954,:

Seller ID: 65896


BLACKMAN, John L., Jr., Commander. "Navy Policy Toward the Labor Relations of Its War Contractors [Part I]" . An article in Military Affairs, Volume 18, Number 4, Winter 1954, pp. 176-187. Washington, DC: The American Military Institute, 1954. Pp. 169-224. Double column. 8vo, printed grey card covers with black lettering. Small abrasion to front cover, light edge-browning,occasional underlining, else vg. For the issue. 12.00 View more info

Navy Policy Toward the Labor Relations of Its War Contractors, Part II

By: BLACKMAN, John L., Jr., Commander Military Affairs, 19:1, Spring 1955) GILL, Rowland P.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: American Military Institute, Washington, DC, 1955,:

Seller ID: 65895


BLACKMAN, John L., Jr., Commander. "Navy Policy Toward the Labor Relations of Its War Contractors, Part II". An article in Military Affairs, Volume 19, Number 1, Spring 1955, pp. 21-31. Washington, DC: The American Military Institute, 1955. Pp. 1-64. Double column. 8vo, printed grey card covers withblack lettering. Also of nautical interest: Rowland P. Gill's "McClellan's History of the U.S. Marine Corps" (pp. 38-39). Vg. For the issue. 12.00 View more info

Half-Hearted Enemies : Nova Scotia, New England, and the War of 1812. Paperback.

By: BOILEAU, John

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Formac Publishing Company Limited, Halifax, 2005, ISBN:0887806570:

Seller ID: 64991


BOILEAU, John. Half-Hearted Enemies : Nova Scotia, New England, and the Warof 1812. Halifax: Formac Publishing Company Limited, (2005). Pp. (6),[7]-1 76. Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated white card covers. John Boileau (b. 1945,Moncton, New Brunswick) long-serving Canadian miliary officer and author. A volume focusing largely on the indifferent relations between two regions supposedly at war, in Nova Scotia and New England, and the reluctance of Nova Scotia's merchants -- in spite of strong suggestions from the English Crown - to cease and desist their business relations with the Americans during... View more info

Crash Dive : True Stories of Submarine Combat

By: BOND, Larry, (ed.) BEACH, Edward L. HUCHTHAUSEN, Peter BOUSLOG, Dave

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Forge, New York, 2010, ISBN:9780765303134:

Seller ID: 97301


BOND, Larry, (ed.). Crash Dive : True Stories of Submarine Combat. Edited by Larry Bond. New York: Forge, (April 2010). First Printing. Pp. (4),[5]-379,(5). 8vo, navy blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. This anthology includes the following excerpts: Commander Edward L. Beach's "Batfish", Commander Edward Young's "Mergui Archipelago", Bbette Gugliotta's "First Blood",Otto Giese and Captain James E. Wise Jr.'s "On Patrol in the Indian Ocean" , Dave Bouslog's "Return to Palau", Forest J. Sterling's "Convoy Hunting South of the Equator", Captai... View more info

Naval Aid Bill : Speech Delivered by Rt. Hon. R.L. Borden, 5th December, 1912

By: BORDEN, R.L.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: House of Commons, Ottawa, 1912,: 1912

Seller ID: 19178


BORDEN, Rt. Hon. R.L. The Naval Aid Bill : Speech Delivered by Rt. Hon. R.L. Borden, 5th December, 1912. [Ottawa : House of Commons, 1912]. Pp (4),5-31,(1) including a portrait frontispiece of Borden. 8vo, blue card covers. Sir Robert Laird Borden, PC (1854-1937) was a Canadian lawyer and politician. He served as the eighth Prime Minister of Canada from October 10, 1911 to July 10, 1920, and was the third Nova Scotian to hold this office. "On the 5th of December, 1912, the Rt. Honourable R. L. Borden introduced in the Canadian House of Commons the Naval Aid Act. The... View more info

Wooden Walls in Action. 1st UK in dj

By: BOWEN, Frank C.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Halton & Co., London, 1951,:

Seller ID: 18801


BOWEN, Frank C. Wooden Walls in Action. London: Halton & Co., (1951). FirstPrinting. Pp 144. Illustrated. Lg 8vo, blue cloth. "Wooden Walls in Action opens with the Battle of Sluys in 1340, often described as the first Engli sh naval victory. It ends in 1866 with the engagement at Lissa, the last fleet action in which wooden walls took part. The author's secondary purpose has been to describe the evolution of naval tactics, from the soldiers-at-sea policy of Sluys to the preoccupation with ramming which followed Lissa. Nearly seventy separate incidents are recorded, mostly British and Amer... View more info

Regionalization of Warfare

By: BROWN, James and William P. SNYDER, (eds.) SNYDER, William P. (ed.)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Transaction Books, New Brunswick, NJ, 1985, ISBN:087855985x:

Seller ID: 56080


BROWN, James and William P. SNYDER, (eds.). The Regionalization of Warfare : The Falkland/Malvinas Islands, Lebanon, and the Iran-Iraq Conflict. New Brunswick, NJ: Transaction Books, (1985). Pp. 291. 8vo, illustrated orange card covers. Of nautical interest: Segal and Gravino's "The Empire Strikes Back Military Progessionalism in the South Atlantic War" ; Zakheim's "The South Atlantic: Evaluating the Lessons" ; Guilmartin's "The South Atlantic War: Lessons and Analytical Guideposts - A Military Historian's Perspective".Also includes Part II: The Invasion of Lebanon, Par... View more info

To All Hands. vg in tattered dj

By: BROWN, John Mason

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Whittlesey House, 1943,:

Seller ID: 19831


BROWN, Lt. John Mason. To All Hands : An Amphibious Adventure. Foreword by Rear Admiral Alan G. Kirk. N.Y.: Whittlesey House, (1943). Pp 236. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth. "Recognizing the right of each man on his ship to be informed of every major action on this historic expedition, he [Admiral Kirk] assigned John Mason Brown to be Bridge Announcer... Lieutenant Brown's duty was to broadcast over the ship's loudspeaker system play-by-play accounts to the men below." - from the dj. Vg in tattered dj. 27.00 View more info

Many a Watchful Night. US in dj. signed

By: BROWN, John Mason

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Whittlesey House, 1944,:

Seller ID: 57586


BROWN, Lt. John Mason. Many a Watchful Night. N.Y.: Whittlesey House, (1944). Pp 219. Illustrated. 8vo, red cloth. Reminiscences of the American Task Force and the landing at Normandy. Vg in slightly chipped dj. With an inscription from the author. 50.00 View more info

Many a Watchful Night. US in dj

By: BROWN, John Mason

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Whittlesey House, 1944,:

Seller ID: 77337


BROWN, Lt. John Mason. Many a Watchful Night. New York: Whittlesey House, (1944). Pp 219. Illustrated. 8vo, red cloth with yellow-lettered blue title block to spine. Reminiscences of the American Task Force and the landing atNormandy. Vg in nicked, spine-sunned, unclipped dj. 25.00 View more info

Admiral Raymond A. Spruance and the Naval War College. Part I & II: in 2 volume set

By: BUELL, Thomas, Lieutenant Commander Naval War College Review XXIII, No. 7, March 1971. Naval War College Review XXIII, No. 8, April 1971. SPRUANCE, Raymond A., Admiral) .

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Naval War College Review, 1971,:

Seller ID: 66769


(SPRUANCE, Raymond A., Admiral). BUELL, Thomas, Lieutenant Commander. "Admiral Raymond A. Spruance and the Naval War College: Part I - Preparing for World War II." An article in Naval War College Review, XXIII, No. 7, March 1971, pp. 30-51. Newport, R.I.: Naval War College Review, 1971. Pp. 110. Illustrated; double column. 8vo, illustrated card covers. Also: "Political Beliefs and Public Opinion" by Dr. Lloyd A. Free; "The Philosophy of the Counterculture" by Ensign William F. Averyt; "The Military Planning Process: Human Imperfections in its Applications" by Li... View more info

Towards a Better Use of the Ocean : Contemporary Legal Problems in Ocean Development : Comments and Recommendations by an International Symposium

By: Burke, W.T. Burke, William T.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Gerald Duckworth & Co. Ltd., London, 1969, ISBN:0715605097:

Seller ID: 109178


Burke, W.T. Towards a Better Use of the Ocean : Contemporary Legal Problemsin Ocean Development. Comments and Recommendations by an International Sym posium. A SIPRI Monograph. Stockholm International Peace Research Institute). Stockholm : Almqvist & Wiksell / New York : Humanities Press / London : Gerald Duckworth & Co. Ltd., (1969). Pp (8),9-231,(1). 8vo, orange-peach cloth. Contents : Contemporary Legal Problems in Ocean Development (by Professor W. T. Burke) : Introduction; Acquisition of mineral resources; Claims by coastal states to an area of special rights; Delimitation of the area of ... View more info