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1812 : War with America. First Edition in dustjacket

By: LATIMER, Jon

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts / London, England, 2007, ISBN:9780674025844:

Seller ID: 113581


LATIMER, Jon. 1812 : War with America. Cambridge, Massachusetts / London, England : The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2007. First Edition. Pp (6),[vii]-xiv,(4),[1]-637,(1). Illustrated. Maps. Index. 8vo, red cloth spine, tan paper-covered boards, gilt lettering to spin e. "In the first complete history of the War of 1812 written from a British perspective, JonLatimer offers an authoritative and compelling account that places the con flict in its strategi... View more info

300,000 Sea Miles : An Autobiography.

By: PELLY, Henry, Admiral Sir.

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Chatto and Windus, London , 1938,:

Seller ID: 85955


PELLY, Henry, Admiral Sir. 300,000 Sea Miles : An Autobiography. London : Chatto and Windus, 1938. First Edition. Pp [i]-xi,(1),1-222,(2), port. frontis. + 7 leaves of plates + 1 folding plan. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine, gilt signature to front board, top edge dyed blue. Contents : Preface. The Far East. The West Indies. The South Seas. The Royal Yachts. The Channel and Mediterranean. More or Less a Civilian. H.M.S. Tiger – First Year. H.M.S. Tiger – Se... View more info

300,000 Sea Miles : An Autobiography.

By: PELLY, Henry, Admiral Sir.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Chatto and Windus, London , 1938,:

Seller ID: 94765


PELLY, Henry, Admiral Sir. 300,000 Sea Miles : An Autobiography. London : Chatto and Windus, 1938. First Edition. Pp [i]-xi,(1),1-222,(2), port. frontis. + 7 leaves of plates + 1 folding plan. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine, gilt signature to front board, top edge dyed blue. Contents : Preface. The Far East. The West Indies. The South Seas. The Royal Yachts. The Channel and Mediterranean. More or Less a Civilian. H.M.S. Tiger – First Year. H.M.S. Tiger – Se... View more info

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A Leader Born : The Life of Admiral John Sidney McCain, Pacific Carrier Commander. First Edition in dustjacket

By: McCAIN, John Sidney) GILBERT, Alton Keith.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Casemate, Philadelphia , 1975, ISBN:1932033505: 1975

Seller ID: 84657

ISBN: 1932033505


(McCAIN, John Sidney). GILBERT, Alton Keith. A Leader Born : The Life of Admiral John Sidney McCain, Pacific Carrier Commander. Philadelphia : Casemate, (2006). First Printing. Pp [i]-xiii,(1),1-274 + 16 pages of b&w photos. 8vo, dark-grey paper-covered boards, gilt lettering to spine. Admiral John Sidney McCain (b. August 9, 1884, Teoc, Carroll County, Mississippi – d. September 6, 1945, Coronado, California). Alton Keith Gilbert (b. ca 193... View more info

Admiral Byng and the Loss of Minorca. First Edition

By: TUNSTALL, Brian BYNG, John, Admiral)

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Philip Allan & Co., London, 1928,:

Seller ID: 56033


TUNSTALL, Brian. Admiral Byng and the Loss of Minorca. London : Philip Allan & Co. Ltd., (1928). First Edition. Pp. (4),v-x,1-293,(1), portrait frontispiece., + 11 leaves of plates. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. The story of Byng's loss of the island of Minorca to France during the Seven Years' War, and his eventual execution. Byng was the governor of Newfoundland in the 1740s. "Admiral Byng has had to wait a long time for his vindication. Although he... View more info

Admiral George Dewey : A Sketch of the Man

By: BARRETT, John DEWEY, George, Admiral)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Harper, 1899,:

Seller ID: 32657


BARRETT, John. Admiral George Dewey : A Sketch of the Man. NY: Harper and Brothers, 1899. Pp 279. 23 leaves of plates. Small 8vo, blue cloth, gilt anddec. to front, gilt to spine. Something of an instant book whose publicati on was occasioned by the ongoing war with Spain; nevertheless, the author has the proper credentials as former United States Minister to Siam and Special Correspondent with Dewey at Manila. While the focus is on the Admiral'srecent feats, there is al... View more info

Admiral Joseph Mason Reeves, USN.

By: REEVES, Joseph Mason, Admiral). HAYES, John D. Naval War College Review, Volume XXIII, Number 3 November 1970 ROBINSON, William H. BEX, John E.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Naval War College, Newport, RI, 1970,:

Seller ID: 67609


(REEVES, Joseph Mason, Admiral). HAYES, John D. "Admiral Joseph Mason Reeves, USN". An article in Naval War College Review, Volume XXIII, Number 3 November 1970, pp. 48-57. Newport, RI: Naval War College, 1970. Pp. 99. Illustrated. Double column. 8vo, illustrated card covers. Also: "An Element of International Affairs - The Military Mind" by Commander William H. Robinson, Jr., U.S. Navy; "Quantitative Information for Strategic Decisions" by MajorS... View more info

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Admiral Lord Anson : The Story of Anson's Voyage and Vaval events of His Day. First Edition in dustjacket

By: ANSON, George). PACK, S.W.C. PACK, S.W.C.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Cassell, 1960,: 1960

Seller ID: 19912


(ANSON, George). PACK, Captain S.W.C. Admiral Lord Anson : The Story of Anson's Voyage and Naval Events of His Day. London : Cassell, (1960). First Printing. Pp. (6),vii-xvii,(1),1-[262], + b&w portrait frontispiece, + 16 pages of b&w plates. With several maps in the text. 8vo (150 x 220 mm), blue cloth, with gilt lettering to spine. NMM II:249. Admiral George Anson (b. April 23, 1697, Staffordshire - d. June 6, 1762, Moor Park, Hert... View more info

Admiral Never Forgets : Reminiscences of thirty-seven years on the active list of the Royal Navy. 2nd ed.

By: SMITH, Humphrey Hugh

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Seeley, Service & Co, London, 1936,:

Seller ID: 88754


SMITH, Humphrey Hugh, Vice-Admiral. An Admiral Never Forgets : Reminiscences of thirty-seven years on the active list of the Royal Navy. London: Seeley, Service & Co., [1936]. Second Edition. Pp. (12),13-317,(3), frontis. + [15] leaves of plates. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. The book isfilled with fascinating anecdotes of a man who loved life and thoroughly e njoyed his career in the Royal Navy. Plate between pp. 258-259 loose but present, some light spine r... View more info

Admiral Never Forgets : Reminiscences of thirty-seven years on the active list of the Royal Navy. 2nd ed. blue cloth.

By: SMITH, Humphrey Hugh

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Seeley, Service & Co, 1936,:

Seller ID: 54322


SMITH, Humphrey Hugh, Vice-Admiral. An Admiral Never Forgets : Reminiscences of thirty-seven years on the active list of the Royal Navy. L.: Seeley, Service & Co., [1936]. Pp 317, including frontis. + [15] pp of plates. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. The book is filled with fascinating anecdotes of a man who loved life and thoroughly enjoyed his career in the Royal Navy. Slightly cocked, somewhat worn, bumping to extremities, ow vg. 30.00 View more info

Admiral Number One : Some Incidents in the Life of Esek Hopkins, 1718-1802,First Admiral of the Continental Navy. ex-lib.

By: MILLER, Charles H HOPKINS, Esek.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: William-Frederick Press, 1962,:

Seller ID: 40928


MILLER, Charles H. Admiral Number One : Some Incidents in the Life of Esek Hopkins, 1718-1802, First Admiral of the Continental Navy. NY: William-Frederick Press, 1962. Pp 74, [8] pp plates. 8vo, blue cloth. A popular, revisionist biography of Rhode Island-born first commander of the Continental Navy, examining the events leading to his dismissal and disgrace. Ex-library (pouch, spine label, inkstamps), rubbed, else vg. Uncommon. 60.00 View more info

Admiral of the Fleet : The Life of Sir Charles Lambe. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: LAMBE, Charles WARNER, Oliver

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Sidgwick & Jackson, London, 1969,: 1969

Seller ID: 91499


(LAMBE, Charles). WARNER, Oliver. Admiral of the Fleet : The Life of Sir Charles Lambe. With an Introduction by Admiral of the Fleet Earl Mountbatten of Burma and a Foreword by Sir Steven Runciman. London : Sidgwick & Jackson, (1969). First Edition. Pp [i]-xiii,(1),1-224,(2),+ 16 pp plates. Index. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine.. Law 0709. Lambe (20 December 1900– 29 August 1960). Contents : 1. Sweet Wine of Youth. 2. Maturi... View more info

Admiral of the Fleet, Sir Provo W. P. Wallis ; A Memoir. First Edition.

By: BRIGHTON, J.G.

Price: $450.00

Publisher: Hutchinson & Co,, London, 1892,:

Seller ID: 110936


BRIGHTON, J.G., m.d. Admiral of the Fleet, Sir Provo W. P. Wallis ; A Memoir. With Numerous Illustrations, Charts, &c. London : Hutchinson & Co., 1892. First Edition. Pp (6),[vii]-xiv,(2),[3]-299,(3) + portrait frontispiece. The 13 plates (two of which are charts) are included in the pagination. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt device to front board, gilt lettering to spine, t.e.g. Catalogue of the Library of the National Maritime Museum, Vol 2. Biography 1412; Perrin, Admiralty Li... View more info

Admiral Sir William Fisher.

By: FISHER, William, Admiral Sir). JAMES, William JAMES, William

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Macmillan, 1943,:

Seller ID: 26841


(FISHER, William, Admiral Sir). JAMES, William, Admiral Sir. Admiral Sir William Fisher. L: Macmillan, 1943. Pp 159. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth. A brief but lively biography of Fisher, tracing his career from boyhood experience as a naval cadet to his role as Commander-in-Chief, Portsmouth. Bookplate (Macmillans Co.), else vg. 65.00 View more info

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Admiral Vernon and the Navy : A Memoir and Vindication: Being an Account of the Admiral's Career at Sea and in Parliament. 1st UK no dj

By: VERNON, Edward, Admiral). FORD, Douglas FORD, Douglas WALPOLE, Robert) SMOLLETT, Tobias)

Price: $290.00

Publisher: T.Fisher Unwin, 1907,:

Seller ID: 38558


(VERNON, Edward, Admiral). FORD, Douglas. Admiral Vernon and the Navy : A Memoir and Vindication: Being an Account of the Admiral's Career at Sea and in Parliament, with Sidelights on the Political Conduct of Sir Robert Walpole and his Colleagues, and a Critical Reply to Smollett and Other Historians. L.: T.Fisher Unwin, 1907. First Printing. Pp 322, port.frontis.+ 14 leaves of plates. 8vo, decorated blue cloth, t.e.g. NMM II:1398. With index. Armorial bookplate of Franc... View more info

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 Be... View more info

Admirals : Canada's Senior Naval Leadership in the Twentieth Century. pbk.

By: WHITBY, Michael GIMBLETT, Richard H. HAYDON, Peter MILNER, Marc

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Dundurn Press, Toronto, 2006, ISBN:1550025805:

Seller ID: 69812


WHITBY, Michael, Richard H. GIMBLETT, and Peter HAYDON. The Admirals : Canada's Senior Naval Leadership in the Twentieth Century . Edited by Michael Whitby, Richard H. Gimblett, and Peter Haydon. Toronto: Dundurn Press, (2006). Pp. [1]-414,(2), + 4 p. of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, printed blue card covers. Contents: 1. Gimblett's "Admiral Sir Charles E. Kingsmill: ForgottenFather", 2. William Glover's "Commodore Walter Hose: Ordinary Office, Extr aordinary End... View more info

Admirals Fremantle. First Edition in dustjacket

By: PARRY, Ann (ed.) FREMANTLE, Thomas Francis, Admiral) NELSON, Horatio)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Chatto & Windus, London, 1971, ISBN:070111603x:

Seller ID: 54287


PARRY, Ann (ed.). Admirals Fremantle. London : Chatto & Windus, 1971. FirstEdition. Pp 286, including frontis. + 22 pp of plates with 1 pp chart and several maps to text. 8vo, red cloth, gilt to spine. The four distinguishedAdmirals Fremantle who are the subject of this book are: "[...] Thomas Fra ncis Fremantle (1765-1819) who was a close friend of Nelson, and one of hiscaptains both at Copenhagen and Trafalgar. His son, Charles Howe Fremantle (1800-1869) had a majo... View more info

Admirals in Collision. First American Edition in dustjacket,

By: HOUGH, Richard.

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Viking, New York, 1959,:

Seller ID: 89598


HOUGH, Richard. Admirals in Collision. New York: Viking, 1959. First American Printing. Pp. (6),[vii]-x,(2),[3]-182, + 8 p. of plates. 8vo, navy blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Richard Alexander 'Dick' Hough (b. May 15, 1922, Brighton - d. October 7, 1999, London). Dust jacket adds: "The incredible saga of a great naval disaster which remains, like the Marie Celeste, one of the unsolved mysteries of the sea." This is the story of the sinking of HMS Victo... View more info

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Admirals in Collision. First Edition in dustjacket

By: HOUGH, Richard.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Hamish Hamilton, London, 1959,: 1959

Seller ID: 62918


HOUGH, Richard. Admirals in Collision. London : Hamish Hamilton, (1959). First Edition. Pp (4),[5]-174,(2) + 9 pages of b&w plates on 5 leaves. A few illustrations in the text. 8vo (148 x 223 mm), reddish-brown cloth with pale blue lettering to spine. Richard Alexander 'Dick' Hough (b. May 15, 1922, Brighton - d. October 7, 1999, London). This is the story of the sinking of HMS Victoria by HMS Camperdown in 1893 on a cal... View more info