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Naval History of the United States. 2 vols.

By: ABBOT, Willis J.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Peter Feneloh Collier, New York, 1890,:

Seller ID: 76403


ABBOT, Willis J. The Naval History of the United States . IN TWO VOLUMES. New York: Peter Feneloh Collier, (1890). Pp. [i]-xii,(10),1-434; (2),435-867,(1), including frontis. and plates. Illustrated. Large 8vo, blue cloth with pressed lettering to spine. This two volume chronicle of the history of the American Navy is broken down into five parts: 1. Blue Jackets of '76; 2.Blue Jackets of 1812; 3. Blue Jackets of '61; 4. Blue Jackets in Time of P eace; 5. The Naval War with Spain. Inner hinges cracked and tender, spine lettering faded, edgeworn, else vg. For the set. 25.00 View more info

U.S. Ballistic Missile Subs in Action. pbk.

By: ADCOCK, Al GREER, Don SEWELL, Joe Warships number 6

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Squadron/Signal Publications, Carrollton, TX, 1993, ISBN:0897472934:

Seller ID: 77828


ADCOCK, Al. U.S. Ballistic Missile Subs in Action . Color by Don Greer. Illustrated by Joe Sewell. (Carrollton, TX: Squadron/Signal Publications, 1993). Pp.[1]-50. Illustrated. Double column. Oblong 8vo, illustrated stapled blue card covers. Warships Number 6. Light edgewear, faint creasing near spine, else vg. Uncommon. 30.00 View more info

United States Navy Memorial : A Living Tradition

By: ALEXANDER, John W.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: United States Navy Memorial Foundation, Washington, DC, 1987, ISBN:0961981202:

Seller ID: 89826


ALEXANDER, John W. United States Navy Memorial : A Living Tradition. (Washington, DC) : United States Navy Memorial Foundation, (1987). First Edition.Pp [1]-173,(3). Illustrated. Double Column. 4to, blue cloth, gilt letterin g to front board and spine. “... the United States Navy Memorial now standsproudly in our nation's capital as a moving, powerful and permanent tribut e to Navy men and women throughout history. [...] This commemorative edition includes : - A quick and colorful history lesson. - Words by President Ronald Reagan and others. - Chronicle of our Navy's technological contribut... View more info

Rise of the Ironclads

By: AMADON, George F.

Price: $18.50

Publisher: Pictorial Histories Publishing, Missoula, Montana , 1990, ISBN:0933126905:

Seller ID: 90056


AMADON, George F. Rise of the Ironclads. (Missoula, Montana : Pictorial Histories Publishing Company, August 1990). Second Printing. Pp [1]-80,+ 2 leaves of plates (one folding). Illustrated. Double Column. Oblong 8vo, illustrated stapled card covers. Contents : 1. The U.S.S. Merrimack. 2. The U.S.S. Monitor. 3. An Ironclad Against Wooden Ships. 4. Ironclad Against Ironclad. 5. The End of a Dream. 6. The Monitor Is Gone. Very good. Signed withoutinscription by the author. 18.50 View more info

American Neptune : A Quarterly Journal of Maritime History and Arts, Volume55, No. 1, Winter 1995

By: American Neptune BARD, Nelson P. BURLIN, Paul Thompson MARGOLIN, Samuel G.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Peabody Museum of Salem and Essex Institute, Salem, MA , 1995,:

Seller ID: 95735


(American Neptune). The American Neptune : A Quarterly Journal of Maritime History and Arts, Volume 55, No. 1, Winter 1995. Salem, MA : Peabody Essex Museum, 1995. Pp [1]-92. Illustrated. Map. Double Column. 4to, illustrated blue card covers. Contents : “Might and Would Not”: The Earl of Warwick's Privateering Expedition of 1627 (by Nelson P. Bard, Jr., pp 5-18); Guardships on the Virginia Station, 1667-1767 (by Samuel G. Margolin, pp 19-41); Naval Operations in West Africa and the Disruption of the Slave Trade during the American Revolution (by Keith P. Hertzog, pp 42-48); Arthur Sewall: ... View more info

American Neptune : A Quarterly Journal of Maritime History, Volume 9, No. 2, April 1949.

By: American Neptune BOWEN, Richard LeBaron FAIRCHILD, Byron MIDDLETON, Arthur Pierce

Price: $30.00

Publisher: American Neptune, Incorporated, Salem, MA , 1949,:

Seller ID: 92021


(American Neptune). The American Neptune : A Quarterly Journal of Maritime History, Volume IX, No. 2, April 1949. Salem, MA : American Neptune, Incorporated, 1949. Pp (2),81-156,(2),+ 8 plates. Text Illustrations. 4to, grey card covers. Contents : Eastern Names (by Lincoln Colcord, pp 83-86); Arab Dhows of Eastern Arabia (by Richard LeBaron Bowen, Jr., pp 87-132); A Sea ofTroubles: The Voyage of Bonetta, 1718 (by Byron Fairchild, pp 133-141); Ne w Light on the Evolution of the Chesapeake Clipper-Schooner (by Arthur Pierce Middleton, pp 142-147). Light browning to spine, else very good. 30.00 View more info

American Neptune : A Quarterly Journal of Maritime History. Volume 44, No. 4, Fall 1984

By: American Neptune CLOWSE, Converse D. BAINBRIDGE, William LOCKHART, Paul D

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Peabody Museum of Salem, Salem, MA , 1984,:

Seller ID: 81715


(American Neptune). The American Neptune : A Quarterly Journal of Maritime History, Volume XLIV, No. 4, Fall 1984. Salem, MA : Peabody Museum of Salem, 1984. Pp (2),[219]-288. Illustrated. Double Column. 4to, illustrated red,white and blue striped card covers. Contents : Shipowning and Shipbuilding in Colonial South Carolina: An Overview (Converse D. Clowse). William Bain bridge : A Journal from City of Washington to Pensacola on USS Hornet; Return on USS John Adams and by Stagecoach from Savannah, Georgia to Petersburg, Virginia, October-December 1825 (George F. Pearce). The Confederate Naval... View more info

American Neptune : A Quarterly Journal of Maritime History and Arts, Volume57, No. 4, Fall 1997 Special issue on : James Fenimore Cooper, the Birth o f American Maritime Experience.

By: American Neptune COOPER, James Fenimore PHILBRICK, Thomas FRANKLIN, Wayne

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Peabody Museum of Salem and Essex Institute, Salem, MA , 1997,:

Seller ID: 95744


(American Neptune). The American Neptune : A Quarterly Journal of Maritime History and Arts, Volume 57, No. 4, Fall 1997. Salem, MA : Peabody Essex Museum, 1997. Pp (3),296-388,[i]-xxi,(3). Illustrated. Double Column. 4to, illustrated blue card covers. Special issue on : James Fenimore Cooper, the Birth of American Maritime Experience. Contents : Introduction: Becoming James Fenimore Cooper (by Wayne Franklin, pp 299-314); Fact and Fiction: Uses of Maritime History in Cooper's Afloat and Shore (by Thomas Philbrick, pp 315-322); James Fenimore Cooper's Ned Myers: A Life Before the Mast (by Will... View more info

American Neptune : A Quarterly Journal of Maritime History and Arts, Volume57, No. 3, Summer 1997

By: American Neptune GALLAGHER, Mary A. Y. JOHNSON, Robert Erwin LIAPUNOVA, Roza G.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Peabody Museum of Salem and Essex Institute, Salem, MA , 1997,:

Seller ID: 95743


(American Neptune). The American Neptune : A Quarterly Journal of Maritime History and Arts, Volume 57, No. 3, Summer 1997. Salem, MA : Peabody Essex Museum, 1997. Pp (3),200-292. Illustrated. Map. Double Column. 4to, illustrated blue card covers. Contents : Charting a New Course for the China Trade: The Late Eighteenth Century American Model (by Mary A. Y. Gallagher, pp 201-218); Aleut Baidarkas (by Roza G. Liapunova. Translated by Jerry Shelest, pp 219-228); “A Sad Tale That Must Be Told”: Madeleine Curtis Mixter's Account of the Loss of the Ville du Havre (by Oliver Wolcott, Jr., pp 229... View more info

American Neptune : A Quarterly Journal of Maritime History and Arts, Volume54, No. 4, Fall 1994

By: American Neptune GRASSBY, Richard SLOAN, Edward W. GORDON, Eleanora C.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Peabody Museum of Salem and Essex Institute, Salem, MA , 1994,:

Seller ID: 95733


(American Neptune). The American Neptune : A Quarterly Journal of Maritime History and Arts, Volume 54, No. 4, Fall 1994. Salem, MA : Peabody Essex Museum, 1994. Pp (3),244-320. Illustrated. Double Column. 4to, illustrated blue card covers. Contents : Marine Painting as Fine Art: The Example of James Edward Buttersworth (by Richard Grassby, pp 245-251); The Female Sailor on the Christopher Mitchell: Fact and Fantasy (by Elizabeth A. Little, pp 252-258); The U.S.S. Kearsarge, Sixteen Irishmen, and a Dark and Stormy Night(by Edward W. Sloan, pp 259-264); The Captain as Healer: Medical Care on M ... View more info

American Neptune : A Quarterly Journal of Maritime History. Volume 47, No. 3, Summer 1987

By: American Neptune LEWIS, Archibald R. COONEY, Jerry W. SANDS, John O.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Peabody Museum of Salem, Salem, MA , 1987,:

Seller ID: 81456


(American Neptune). The American Neptune : A Quarterly Journal of Maritime History. Volume XLVII, No. 3, Summer 1987. Salem, MA : Peabody Museum of Salem, 1987. Pp [153]-224. Illustrated. Double Column. 4to, decorated white card covers. Articles : Archibald R. Lewis's “Byzantine and Moslem Shipping in the Mediterranean, 500-1250” (pp. 157-161); Jerry W. Cooney's “Doing Business in the Smuggling Way, Yankee Contraband in the Rio de la Plata” (pp. 162-168); David F. Long's “Mad Jack Percival in Vietnam: First American Hostilities, May 1845” (pp. 169-173); John O. Sands's “The U.S. ... View more info

American Neptune : A Quarterly Journal of Maritime History and Arts, Volume57, No. 1, Winter 1997

By: American Neptune SYRETT, David ALLISON, Robert J. JENSEN, John Odin

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Peabody Museum of Salem and Essex Institute, Salem, MA , 1997,:

Seller ID: 95741


(American Neptune). The American Neptune : A Quarterly Journal of Maritime History and Arts, Volume 57, No. 1, Winter 1997. Salem, MA : Peabody Essex Museum, 1997. Pp [1]-95,(1). Illustrated. Double Column. 4to, illustrated blue card covers. Contents : Sailing to Algiers: American Sailors Encounter the Muslim World (by Robert J. Allison, pp 5-18); Ostend Whalers in Spitsbergen and the Davis Strait: The History of the Ostend Whaling Company, 1727-1734 ( by Jan Parmentier, pp 19-36); The Battle for Convoy SC-121, 6-10 March 1943 (by David Syrett, pp 37-46); Hospitals and Mariners: A Study in Gre... View more info

American Neptune : A Quarterly Journal of Maritime History and Arts, Volume56, No. 3, Summer 1996

By: American Neptune URICK, William J. COLETTA, Paolo E. BROWNLEE, Edward G.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Peabody Museum of Salem and Essex Institute, Salem, MA , 1996,:

Seller ID: 95736


(American Neptune). The American Neptune : A Quarterly Journal of Maritime History and Arts, Volume 56, No. 3, Summer 1996. Salem, MA : Peabody Essex Museum, 1996. Pp (3),190-309,(1). Illustrated. Double Column. 4to, illustrated blue card covers. Contents : A Tugman's Story: Life and times of B. B. Inman (by Al Miller); The United States Navy Boarding Rattle: A Unique Itemof Nineteenth Century US Naval Ordnance (by William J. Urick III, pp 215-2 27); William A. Moffett and His "Disastrous Dirigibles" (bv Paolo E. Coletta, pp 227-234); A Home on the Sublime: Trans-Oceanic Perspectives (... View more info

Nautilus 90 North. 1st pr in dj.

By: ANDERSON, William R., Commander BLAIR, Clay, Jr. KRAWCZYK, John

Price: $16.00

Publisher: World Publishing Co., Cleveland, OH, 1959,:

Seller ID: 53236


ANDERSON, William R., Commander. Nautilus 90 North : [The dramatic account of the first atomic submarine's voyage from the Pacific to the Atlantic beneath the Arctic ice pack]. With Clay Blair Jr.. Photographs by John Krawczyk. Cleveland, OH: World Publishing Co., (1959). First printing. Pp. 251 + 32 p. of plates. Map endpapers. 8vo, blue cloth. Anderson 22, Tourville, Alaska, A bibliography 252. Very faint soiling to front board, else very good in lightly chipped, price-clipped dust jacket. 16.00 View more info

Navy Yearbook. 1st US in lesser dj

By: ANDREWS, Phillip and Leonard ENGEL (eds.) ENGEL, Leonard

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1944,:

Seller ID: 77319


ANDREWS, Phillip and Leonard ENGEL (eds.). Navy Yearbook. N.Y.: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, (1944). First Edition. Pp (8),1-376. Illustrated. Double column. Large oblong 8vo, blue cloth. "Printed in sheet fed gravure on fine antique paper, Navy Yearbook portrays in word and photographs a vivid, memorable picture of the navies of the world." - from the dj. Contents : Naval Chronology - World War II; Battle of the Atlantic; U.S. Navy to World War II; U.S. Naval Construction; U.S. Coast Guard; U.S. Naval Aviation; Great Britain; U.S.S.R.; France; Italy; Germany; Japan; Data Section - United ... View more info

Navy Yearbook. 1st US in dj

By: ANDREWS, Phillip and Leonard ENGEL (eds.) ENGEL, Leonard

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1944,:

Seller ID: 18236


ANDREWS, Phillip and Leonard ENGEL (eds.). Navy Yearbook. N.Y.: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, (1944). First Edition. Pp (8),1-376. Illustrated. Double column. Large oblong 8vo, blue cloth. "Printed in sheet fed gravure on fine antique paper, Navy Yearbook portrays in word and photographs a vivid, memorable picture of the navies of the world." - from the dj. Contents : Naval Chronology - World War II; Battle of the Atlantic; U.S. Navy to World War II; U.S. Naval Construction; U.S. Coast Guard; U.S. Naval Aviation; Great Britain; U.S.S.R.; France; Italy; Germany; Japan; Data Section - United ... View more info

Cruise of a Corsair. First Edition in dustjacket

By: ARMSTRONG, Warren SEMMES, Raphael

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Cassell, London, 1963,:

Seller ID: 18341


ARMSTRONG, Warren. Cruise of a Corsair. London : Cassell, (1963). First Printing. Pp (8),[1]-207,(1) + frontispiece + . Illustrated. Double page chartin text. 8vo, green cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Myron Smith, American Civil War Navies : A Bibliography 246. "The Alabama, a beautifully modelledthousand ton wooden barquentine, was built by the British firm of Laird's at Birkenhead in 1862. She had been commissioned by the Confederate States of America as a merchantman. And although suspicions were arroused as to her real purpose, she managed to escape the British Government's order for ... View more info

French Navy in World War II. in dj.

By: AUPHAN, Paul, Rear Admiral MORDAL, Jacques SABALOT, A.C.J., Captain

Price: $75.00

Publisher: United States Naval Institute, Annapolis, Md., 1959,:

Seller ID: 76749


AUPHAN, Paul, Rear Admiral and Jacques MORDAL. The French Navy in World WarII. Translated by Captain A.C.J. SABALOT. Annapolis, Md.: United States Na val Institute, (1959). Pp. [i]-xvi,(2),1-413,(1). Illustrated with 24 pagesof plates. 8vo, blue cloth covers with white lettering to spine. Chapters: 1. The Naval Tradition of France; 2. The Navy on the Eve of the Second Wor ld War; 3. The Opening of Hostilities; 4. Protecting the Sea Lanes; 5. In Search of a Strategy; 6. The Diversionary Operation in Norway; 7. France Invaded; 8. The Miracle at Dunkirk; 9. Fall of the French Atlantic Ports; 10. ... 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

At Ease : Navy Men of World War II. First Edition in dustjacket

By: BACNHER, Evan

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Harry N. Abrams, New York , 2004, ISBN:0810948052:

Seller ID: 98641


BACNHER, Evan. At Ease : Navy Men of World War II. (New York) : Harry N. Abrams, Inc., Publishers, (2004). First Printing. Pp (4),5-160. 4to, blue boards, with lighter blue lettering. A large-format photography book. "In the years following World War II, images of comradeship, particularly of men being physically close, largely disappeared from the public record. But, as these stunning photographs attest, ordinary American men in the extraordinary circumstances of World War II were affectionate, winsome, and playful-disarmingly innocent in a time of cataclysmic peril. Led by photography gi... View more info