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Wooden Ships and Iron Men : Being a True Tale of That Doughty Warrior of The Spanish Main, Mariner, And Gentleman, Admiral John Benbow, R.N., Whose Illustrious Name Was Affixed To The Inn In Treasure Island. First Edition

By: BENBOW, John

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Greenwich Book Publishers, New York, 1957,:

Seller ID: 101655


(BENBOW, Admiral John). Wooden Ships and Iron Men : Being A True Tale Of That Doughty Warrior Of The Spanish Main, Mariner, And Gentleman, Admiral John Benbow, R.N., Whose Illustrious Name Was Affixed To The Inn In Treasure Island. As Recounted by Dr. Edgar Benbow. New York : Greenwich Book Publishers, 1957. First Edition. Pp (8),9-31,(1). 8vo, grey cloth, brown lettering to spine. A brief book with the following sectons : 1. Boyhood Days; 2. Salt Provisions; 3. The First Explosive Missle; 4. The Words of an English Officer; 5. Mutiny; 6. The Court-Martial; 7. He Comes to His Death, But Not Hi... View more info

Wooden Ships and Iron Men : Being A True Tale of That Doughty Warrior of the Spanish Main, Mariner, And Gentleman, Admiral John Benbow, R.N., Whose Illustrious Name Was Affixed to the Inn tn Treasure Island. First Edition industjacket

By: BENBOW, John

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Greenwich Book Publishers, New York, 1957,:

Seller ID: 16652


(BENBOW, Admiral John). Wooden Ships and Iron Men : Being A True Tale of That Doughty Warrior of the Spanish Main, Mariner, and Gentleman, Admiral John Benbow, R.N., Whose Illustrious Name Was Affixed to the Inn tn Treasure Island. As Recounted by Dr. Edgar Benbow. New York : Greenwich Book Publishers, 1957. First Edition. Pp (8),9-31,(1). 8vo, grey cloth, brown lettering to spine. A brief book with the following sectons : 1. Boyhood Days; 2. Salt Provisions; 3. The First Explosive Missle; 4. The Words of an English Officer; 5. Mutiny; 6. The Court-Martial; 7. He Comes to His Death, But Not Hi... View more info

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Wooden Walls of Old England, or, the Lives of Celebrated Admirals. First Edition

By: TYTLER, Margaret Fraser

Price: $200.00

Publisher: J. Hatchard & Son / Hatchard's, London , 1847,:

Seller ID: 53183


TYTLER, Margaret Fraser. The Wooden Walls of Old England, or, the Lives of Celebrated Admirals. London : J. Hatchard & Son, 187, Piccadilly, 1847. First Edition. Pp (8),[1]-331,(1), (32, Hatchard's 1847 catalogue), + frontispiece. Small 8vo, blue-green pressed cloth, with gilt ship decoration to front board and spine, gilt title to spine. There is a Miss Ann Fraser Tytler,novelist in the publisher's catalogue at the rear of this book. According to the DNB, Ann was the eldest daughter of Alexander Fraser Tytler (1747-1813) and had one sister Jane. Which puts us no ... View more info

World Crisis, 1911-1914. 2nd pr.

By: CHURCHILL, Winston S.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Thornton Butterworth Limited, London, 1923,:

Seller ID: 78456


CHURCHILL, Winston S. The World Crisis, 1911-1914 . London: Thornton Butterworth Limited, (April 1923). Second UK Printing. Pp. (8),[1]-536, + 6 maps (5 of which are folding) and 2 facsimile leaves. 8vo, navy blue cloth, pressed titles to front, gilt titles to spine. Recounts Churchill's time spent as the First Lord of the Admiralty in the lead-up to the Great War. Contents: 1. The Vials of Wrath; 2. Milestones to Armageddon; 3. The Crisis of Agadir; 4. Admirals All; 5. The German Navy Law; 6. The Romance of Design; 7. The North Sea Front; 8. Ireland and the European Balance; 9. The Crisis; 10... View more info

Yarns of a Kentucky Admiral. no dj.

By: RODMAN, Hugh

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Bobbs-Merrill, 1928,:

Seller ID: 54268


RODMAN, Hugh. Yarns of a Kentucky Admiral. Illustrated. Indianapolis : Bobbs-Merrill, (1928). Pp 320. 8vo, blue cloth. A fascinating nautical miscellany drawn from the experience of a long-serving American naval officer. The Admiral reflects on his youth in Kentucky, his service in the Pacific, his experience in the Canal Zone; and muses on nautical language, strange phenomena of the sea, and Northern wildlife. Spine darkened, white stain to fore-edge of front board, else vg. 65.00 View more info

Young Sea Dogs : Some Adventures of Midshipmen of the Fleet. First Editionin dustjacket

By: PEARS, Randolph, Commander

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Putnam, London, 1960,:

Seller ID: 102784


PEARS, Randolph, Commander, Royal Navy (Retd.). Young Sea Dogs : Some Adventures of Midshipmen of the Fleet. London : Putnam, (1960). First Edition. Pp (10),11-250, frontispiece + 8 pp plates. Index. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. "The naval midshipman has always cut an intriguing figure—certainly not a rating, yet hardly an officer: more than a youth, yet not quite a man. Recently he has been abolished, but has survived to go to sea again; though it seems unlikely that any guided missile ship of the future will possess a Gunroom, that traditional stronghold of the "Young ... View more info