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Admirals in the Age of Nelson. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: BIENKOWSKI, Lee NELSON, Horatio)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Naval Institute Press, Annapolis, MD, 2003, ISBN:1557500029:

Seller ID: 102045


BIENKOWSKI, Lee. Admirals in the Age of Nelson. Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, (2003). First Printing. Pp. (6),vii-ix,(3),[1]-294,(6). 8vo, black cloth with copper lettering to spine. "The period of the French Wars (1793-1815), known as the golden age of fighting sail in Great Britain becauseof the extraordinary victories won by the Royal Navy, produced an impressi ve roster of brilliant flag officers. To date, however, these naval leadershave been overshadowed by the legendary status of their contemporary, Admi ral Lord Nelson. This book corrects the oversight by placing eleven 'ot... View more info

Admirals of American Empire. 1st US in dj

By: WEST, Richard S., Jr. DEWEY, George MAHAN, Alfred Thayer SCHLEY, Winfield Scott

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Bobbs-Merrill, 1948,:

Seller ID: 19888


WEST, Richard S., Jr. Admirals of American Empire : The Combined Story of George Dewey, Alfred Thayer Scott, Winfield Scott Schley and William Thonas Sampson. Indianapolis : Bobbs-Merrill, (1948). First Edition. Pp 354. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth. Vg-fine in dj. 40.00 View more info

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Age of Heroes : A Boy, a Prince and the 1797 Wreck of La Tribune. First Edition

By: DICKIE, John R.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Pottersfield Press, Lawrencetown Beach, N.S., 2009, ISBN:9781897426111:

Seller ID: 87713


DICKIE, John R. Age of Heroes : A Boy, a Prince and the 1797 Wreck of La Tribune. Lawrencetown Beach, Nova Scotia, Canada : Pottersfield Press, (2009). First Edition. Pp (6),7-240. With a few b&w photos in the text, 2 charts,a reproduction of an 1801 aquatint and a diagram of a 34-gun British friga te. 8vo, art-illustrated dark brown cardcovers, with white & red lettering to spine. John R. Dickie (b. 1962, Nova Scotia). "Age of Heroes documents one of Nova Scotia's greatest sea tales. It comes from the golden age of fighting sail, the so called "age of heroes" which has long drawn ... View more info

All the Drowned Sailors. First British Edition in dustjacket

By: LECH, Raymond B.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Severn House, London, 1984, ISBN:0727810065:

Seller ID: 115946


LECH, Raymond B. All the Drowned Sailors. (London) : Severn House, (1984). First British Edition. Pp (16),3-309,(1) including a central section of b&wphotos, &c. 8vo (239 mm high), black cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Raymo nd B. Lech (b. January 3, 1940 - d. July 8, 2014). USS Indianapolis (CL/CA-35) was a Portland-class heavy cruiser. "The cover-up of America's greatestwartime disaster at sea, the sinking of the Indianapolis with the loss of 880 lives because of the incompetence of admirals, officers, and gentlemen." - from the front of the dj. "On July 30, 1945, at 12:05 A.M., ... View more info

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All the Drowned Sailors. First Edition in dustjacket

By: LECH, Raymond B.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Stein and Day, New York, 1982,: 1982

Seller ID: 40520

ISBN: 081282881X


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All the Drowned Sailors. Book Club Edition in dustjacket

By: LECH, Raymond B.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Stein and Day, New York, 1982,:

Seller ID: 16424


LECH, Raymond B. All the Drowned Sailors. New York : Stein and Day, (1982).Book Club Edition. Pp (14),[1]-242,(4) +.16 pages of b&w photos. 8vo (216 mm high), black paper-covered boards, gilt lettering to spine, gilt Lech signature to front board. Raymond B. Lech (b. January 3, 1940 - d. July 8, 2014). USS Indianapolis (CL/CA-35) was a Portland-class heavy cruiser. "The cover-up of America's greatest wartime disaster at sea, the sinking of the Indianapolis with the loss of 880 lives because of the incompetence of admirals, officers, and gentlemen." - from the front of the dj. "On J... View more info

And I Was There : Pearl Harbor and Midway - Breaking the Secrets. First Edition in dustjacket

By: LAYTON, Edwin T. PINEAU, Roger COSTELLO, John

Price: $25.00

Publisher: William Morrow, New York, 1985, ISBN:0688048838:

Seller ID: 18826


LAYTON, Edwin T., Read-Admiral, with Captain Roger PINEAU and John COSTELLO. "And I Was There" : Pearl Harbor and Midway - Breaking the Secrets. New York : William Morrow, (1985). First Printing. Pp 596, + [24] pp of plates. 8vo, white cloth spine, grey paper covered boards. "At Pearl Harbor when the Japanese attacked, Ed Layton knew exactly what had gone wrong as he watched the bombs and torpedoes wipe out the U.S. Pacific Fleet. But he kept those secrets to himself for forty-three years-until the government released half a million classified documents from its intelligence archives. Finally ... View more info

Angry Admiral. 1st UK no dj

By: VERNON, Edward, Admiral). HARTMANN, Cyril Hughes HARTMANN, Cyril Hughes

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Heinemann, 1953,:

Seller ID: 17328


(VERNON, Edward, Admiral). HARTMANN, Cyril Hughes. The Angry Admiral : The Later Career of Edward Vernon, Admiral of the White. L.: William Heinemann Ltd, (1953). First Printing. Pp 236. Illustrated. 8vo, red cloth. NMM II:1399. Chapters : 1. The Making of an Admiral; 2. The Capture of Porto Bello; 3. The Year 1740; 4. Cartegna - The First Phase; 5. Cartegna - The Failure; 6. The Cuban Expedition; 7. Retreat and Recall; 8. The Admiral in Eclipse; 9. The 'Forty-five; 10. Threat of Invasion; 11. The Admiral in Retirement. With appendices, bibliography and indices. Very slight soiling to cloth, o... View more info

Assassination in Algiers : Churchill, Roosevelt, de Gaulle, and the Murder of Admiral Darlan. 1st UK in dj.

By: VERRIER, Anthony DARLAN CHURCHILL ROOSEVELT

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Macmillan, London, 1990, ISBN:033341439x:

Seller ID: 74400


VERRIER, Anthony. Assassination in Algiers : Churchill, Roosevelt, de Gaulle, and the Murder of Admiral Darlan. London: Macmillan, (1990). Pp. [1]-302. First UK Printing. Illustrated. 8vo, black cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Vg in nicked, unclipped dj. 17.50 View more info

Atlantic Campaign : World War II's Great Struggle at Sea.. book club in dustjacket

By: VAN DER VAT, Dan

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Harper & Row, New York, 1988,:

Seller ID: 77468


VAN DER VAT, Dan. The Atlantic Campaign : World War II's Great Struggle at Sea. With research by Christine van der Vat. New York: Harper & Row, (1988). Book Club Edition. Pp 424 + 24 pp of photos. 8vo, navy cloth. "The battlebetween Germany and the Allies for control of the Atlantic sea lanes was a prolonged and desperate struggle that came closer than any other to ending the Second World War in Germany's favor. Churchill called it "a war of gro ping and drowning, of ambuscade and stratagem, of science and seamanship. How German, British and American admirals plotted the grand strategy... View more info

Atlantic Campaign : World War II's Great Struggle at Sea.. First Edition industjacket

By: VAN DER VAT, Dan

Price: $26.00

Publisher: Harper & Row, New York, 1988, ISBN:0060159677:

Seller ID: 17183


VAN DER VAT, Dan. The Atlantic Campaign : World War II's Great Struggle at Sea. With research by Christine van der Vat. New York : Harper & Row, (1988). First Printing. Pp 424 + 24 pp of photos. 8vo, navy cloth "The battle between Germany and the Allies for control of the Atlantic sea lanes was a prolonged and desperate struggle that came closer than any other to ending the Second World War in Germany's favor. Churchill called it "a war of groping and drowning, of ambuscade and stratagem, of science and seamanship. How German, British and American admirals plotted the grand strategy of... View more info

Atlantic Guardian : A Magazine of Newfoundland. Vol. 2, No. 11, November, 1946

By: YOUNG, Ewart (ed.). CAHILL, Brian WILSON, Larry POLLETT, Ron

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Ewart Young, Montreal , 1946,:

Seller ID: 84288


YOUNG, Ewart (ed.). Atlantic Guardian : A Magazine of Newfoundland. Vol. 2,No. 11, November, 1946. Montreal : Ewart Young, 1946. Pp 1-56. Illustrated . Double Column. 8vo, illustrated orange stapled wrappers. Cover photo of salmon leaping Big Falls on the Humber River by Louis Packer. Contents : Honeymoon on the Humber (Text by Brian Cahill, photo story by Louis Packer, pp4-13); Two drinks, Two stripes (by Jack Oakley, pp 15, 37); The Convention moves slowly (by Ken Johnstone, pp 16-19); The Cat with the Yaller face (b y Ron Pollett, pp 20-26, 31); A Debt Repaid – After 40 years (A true stor... View more info

Barbary Corsairs. Fourth Edition

By: LANE-POOLE, Stanley Story of the Nations, Subscription Edition, Vol. 22 KELLEY, J. D. J.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: T. Fisher Unwin, London, 1890,:

Seller ID: 111402


LANE-POOLE, Stanley. The Barbary Corsairs. With Additions by Lieut. J. D. J. Kelley, U.S. Navy. Fourth Edition. London : T. Fisher Unwin, (copyright 1890). Subscription Edition. Pp (10),[vii]-xviii,(2),[3]-316. Illustrated. Maps. Index. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt and blue lettering to front board and spine. The Story of the Nations, Subscription Edition, Vol. 22. Contents : Introduction. 1. The Revenge of the Moors; 2. The Land of the Corsairs; Part I. - The Corsair Admirals; 3. Uruj Barbarossa. 1504-1515; 4. The Taking of Algiers. 1516-1518; 5. Kheyr-ed-din Barbarossa 1518-1530; 6. The Ottoman Nav... View more info

Battle and the Breeze: The Naval Reminiscences of Admiral of the Fleet SirEdward Ashmore. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: ASHMORE, Edward, Admiral of the Fleet Sir] GROVE, Eric, (ed.)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Sutton Publishing, Stroud, Gloucestershire, 1997, ISBN:0750912529:

Seller ID: 38259


[ASHMORE, Edward, Admiral of the Fleet Sir]. The Battle and the Breeze : The Naval Reminiscences of Admiral of the Fleet Sir Edward Ashmore. Edited byEric Grove. (Stroud, Gloucestershire) : Sutton Publishing, (1997). First E dition. Pp 282, [32] pp plates. 8vo, blue cloth. A Royal Naval Museum publication. "Sir Edward Ashmore, one of the key figures in the post-war historyof the Royal Navy, rose to the highest rank in his chosen profession and l ater became Chief of the Defence Staff. In this his autobiography he gives a vivid insight into the life of an aspiring naval officer in the 1950s... View more info

Battle Stations! Your Navy in Action : A photographic epic of the naval operations of World War II told by the great admirals who sailed the fleet from Norfolk to Normandy and from the Golden Gate to the Inland Sea

By: United States Navy

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Wm. H. Wise & Co., Inc., New York, 1946,:

Seller ID: 95045


(United States Navy). Battle Stations! Your Navy in Action : A photographicepic of the naval operations of World War II told by the great admirals wh o sailed the fleet from Norfolk to Normandy and from the Golden Gate to theInland Sea. New York : Wm. H. Wise & Co., Inc., 1946. Pp [1]-402. Illustra ted. Index. Double Column. Large 8vo, blue pressed cloth, gilt vignette to front board, gilt lettering to spine. ADDITIONAL SHIPPING CHARGES MAY APPLYDUE TO ITS WEIGHT. Light wear to spine ends and corners, spine lettering r ubbed, else very good. 18.00 View more info

Battleship Barham. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: JONES, Geoffrey P.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: William Kimber, London, 1979, ISBN:0718304160:

Seller ID: 100225


JONES, Geoffrey P. Battleship Barham. London: William Kimber, (1979). FirstUK Printing. Pp. (6),[7]-272. Illustrated in black and white. 8vo, navy bl ue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. "From her vital part in the Fifth Battle Squadron, at the Battle of Jutland, as guardship of the German Fleet at Scapa, to the Sinn Fein troubles in Ireland, to France, West Africa and the West Indies, with the Mediterranean Fleet, and to Palestine and the Spanish Civil War, Barham was always to the fore. With the Second World War less than three months old, Barham on her way back to Britain was torpedoe... View more info

Beloved Little Admiral : The Life and Times of Admiral of the Fleet the Hon. Sir Henry Keppel. 1st in dj.

By: KEPPEL, Henry, Sir). STUART, Vivian. STUART, Vivian. BROOKE, Anthony, intro. EARL of ALBEMARLE, foreword

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Robert Hale, 1967,:

Seller ID: 33144


STUART, Vivian. The Beloved Little Admiral : The Life and Times of the Admiral of the Fleet the Hon. Sir Henry Keppel, G.C.B., O.M. 1809-1904. [With aforeword by the Earl of Albemarle, and an introduction by Anthony Brooke]. London: Robert Hale, 1967. First Edition. Pp. (4),[5]-272, + 4 p. of black and white plates. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth with silver lettering to sp ine. Contents: 1. Family and Childhood; 2. First Sea Days; 3. Promotion andWar; 4. The Borneo Pirates; 5. Defeat of the Dyaks; 6. Voyage of the Maean der; 7. The White Rajah Attacked; 8. The Crimea; 9. Return to the East; 10.... View more info

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British Battle Fleet

By: JANE, Fred T WYLIE, W.L.

Price: $300.00

Publisher: S.W. Partridge & Co., 1912,:

Seller ID: 40474


JANE, Fred T. The British Battle Fleet : Its Inception and Growth throughout the Centuries. With Twenty-Five Illustrations in Colour from the Original Water-Colour Drawings by W.L. Wylie. L: S.W. Partridge & Co., 1912. Pp 406, frontis., [50] leaves plates. 8vo, ribbed blue cloth, gilt to front and spine. A very nice copy of Jane's classic technical history of the Royal Navy: "This book is not intended to be a 'history' of the British Navy in the generally accepted sense of the term. For this reason small space is devoted to various strategical and tactical matters of the past which general... View more info

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British Flag Triumphant! or, The Wooden Walls of Old England: Being Copiesof the London Gazettes, Containing the Accounts of the Great Victories and Gallant Exploits of the British Fleets, During the Last and Present War. F irst Edition

By: RADSTOCK, William Waldegrave).

Price: $2,000.00

Publisher: 1806,:

Seller ID: 37166


[RADSTOCK, William Waldegrave]. The British Flag Triumphant! or, The WoodenWalls of Old England: Being Copies of the London Gazettes, Containing the Accounts of the Great Victories and Gallant Exploits of the British Fleets,During the Last and Present War: Together with correct Lists of Admirals a nd Captains in the Several Engagements: To which is Prefixed, An Address tothe Officers, Seamen, and Marines, of His Majesty's Fleets. London : "Sold by Messrs. F.C. & J. Rivington, St. Paul's Church Yard; J. Hatchard, Picca dilly; & J. Asperne, Cornhill", 1806. First Edition. Pp (6),[3]-108 ... View more info

Brommy : Admiral ohne Flotte. in dj.

By: ZEBROWSKI, Bernhard BROMMY, Admiral)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Paul Neff Verlag, Berlin, 0,:

Seller ID: 55468


ZEBROWSKI, Bernhard. Brommy : Admiral ohne Flotte : die erste Reichsmarine von 1848 : ein tatsachenbericht. Berlin: Paul Neff Verlag, [n.d.]. Pp. 162.8vo, grey cloth. Text in fraktur German. Slightly cocked, top edge spotted and bumped, else vg in rubbed, nicked dj. 50.00 View more info