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Bull Halsey : A Biography. Second Printing in dustjacket.

By: HALSEY, William F.). POTTER, E.B.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Naval Institute, Annapolis, 1988, ISBN:0870211463:

Seller ID: 104908


(HALSEY, William F.). POTTER, E.B. Bull Halsey. A biography by E.B. Potter.Annapolis, MD : Naval Institute Press, (1988). Second Printing. Pp. (10),x i-xiii,(3),[1]-421,(3). Illustrated. Map endpapers. 8vo, grey cloth with blue lettering to spine. "Applauded by the public and revered by the men who served under him, Admiral William F. Halsey was one of the great American personalities of World War II. His reputation as a no-holds-barred fighter and his tough-guy expression earned him the nickname Bull, yet he was also known for showing genuine compassion towards his men. As this well-round... View more info

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Canada's Admirals and Commodores.

By: MacFARLANE, John M. (compiler). Maritime Museum Notes, No. 8, August 1992

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Maritime Museum of British Columbia, Victoria, 1992,:

Seller ID: 80000


MacFARLANE, John M., (compiler). Canada's Admirals and Commodores. Maritime Museum Notes, No. 8, August 1992. (Victoria : Maritime Museum of British Columbia, 1992). Pp [1]-61,(3) leaves printed one side only. 4to, black spiral binding, clear plastic covers. An annotated list of Admirals and Commodores Serving In the Royal Canadian Navy, Royal Canadian Naval Reserve and Canadian Forces 1910-1992, followed by a list of Canadians Serving as Officers of Flag Rank in the Royal Navy, and Admirals, Commodores and Senior Officers of the Royal Navy Serving in Canada. Includ... View more info

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Carrier Wars : Naval Aviation from World War II to the Persian Gulf. First Edition in dustjacket

By: HOYT, Edwin P.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: McGraw-Hill, New York, 1989,: 1989

Seller ID: 54981

ISBN: 0070306257


HOYT, Edwin P. Carrier Wars : Naval Aviation from World War II to the Persian Gulf. New York : McGraw-Hill, (1989). First Printing. Pp (4),v-x,1-274,(4) + 16 pages of b&w photos. 8vo (162 x 235 mm), blue cloth spine with grey paper-covered boards, metallic red lettering to spine. Edwin Palmer Hoyt (b. August 5, 1923, Portland, Oregon - d. July 29, 2005, Tokyo, Japan) military and naval historian. "Here is the story of the dramatic role played by aircraft carriers in historic battles and maneuvers from the start of World War II to current encounters in the Persian Gulf. ... View more info

Case Against the Admirals. 1st US no dj

By: HUIE, William Bradford

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Dutton, 1946,:

Seller ID: 68457


HUIE, William Bradford. The Case Against the Admirals : Why We Must Have A Unified Command. N.Y.: E.P. Dutton & Co., 1946. First Edition. Pp 216. 8vo,blue cloth. Rubbed, spine ends worn, minor waterstaining to top edge and g utters, else vg. 20.00 View more info

Churchill and the Admirals. First American Edition in dustjacket

By: CHURCHILL, Winston). ROSKILL, Stephen.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: William Morrow and Company, Inc., New York , 1978, ISBN:0688033644:

Seller ID: 80437


(CHURCHILL, Winston). ROSKILL, Stephen. Churchill and the Admirals. New York : William Morrow and Company, Inc., 1978. First US Printing. Pp [1]-351,(3),+ 28 pp. photos. Map. Index. 8vo, red cloth spine, black paper covered boards, gilt lettering to spine. Contents : 1. First contacts : 1911-1914. 2. Blunders and disasters : 1914-1915. 3. Dismissal : 1915. 4. Excluded : 1915-1917. 5. Recall : 1917-1918. 6. The transition to peace : 1919-1929. 7. Out of office but active : 1929-1939. 8. Return to power and the Norwegian campaign : 1919-1940. 9. The admirals afloat. I. Home waters and the Atlant... View more info

Churchill and the Admirals. Uncorrected Advance Proofs

By: CHURCHILL, Winston). ROSKILL, Stephen.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Collins, London , 1977,:

Seller ID: 98403


(CHURCHILL, Winston). ROSKILL, Stephen. Churchill and the Admirals. London : Collins, 1977. Uncorrected Advance Proofs. Pp [1]-338. 8vo, red card covers. Contents : 1. First contacts : 1911-1914. 2. Blunders and disasters : 1914-1915. 3. Dismissal : 1915. 4. Excluded : 1915-1917. 5. Recall : 1917-1918. 6. The transition to peace : 1919-1929. 7. Out of office but active : 1929-1939. 8. Return to power and the Norwegian campaign : 1919-1940. 9. Theadmirals afloat. I. Home waters and the Atlantic : 1939-1942. 10. The admi rals afloat. II. The Mediterranean : 1940-1942. 11. The Indian Ocean and th... View more info

Cochrane : Britannia's Last Sea-King

By: COCHRANE, Thomas, Admiral THOMAS, Donald

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Andre Deutsch, London, 1978, ISBN:0233969667:

Seller ID: 90394


(COCHRANE, Thomas, Admiral Lord). THOMAS, Donald. Cochrane : Britannia's Last Sea-King. (London) : Andre Deutsch, (1978). First Printing. Pp [1]-383,(1),+ 8 pp plates. Maps. Index. 8vo, green cloth, gilt lettering to spine. “The bare facts of the life of Admiral Lord Cochrane [1775-1860], 10th Earl of Dundonald, read like some impossible and picturesque historical novel. Born the son of an eccentric and indigent Scottish peer, he entered the Navyat about the same time as his fictional counterpart, Horatio Hornblower, a nd in a series of successful and heroic actions made his name as one of t... View more info

Cochrane : The Real Master and Commander. American Book Club Edition in dustjacket

By: CORDINGLY, David. COCHRANE, Thomas).

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Bloomsbury, New York, 2007, ISBN:9781582345345:

Seller ID: 115075


(COCHRANE, Thomas). CORDINGLY, David. Cochrane : The Real Master and Commander. (New York): Bloomsbury, (2007). Book Club Edition. Pp. (10),[xi]-xvi,(10) of maps,[1]-420,(2), + 24 pages of plates (16 of which are in colour). Illustrated. 8vo, black paper-covered boards, with gilt lettering to spine.David Cordingly (b. December 5, 1938, London, England). "Nicknamed le loup des mers ('the sea wolf') by Napoleon, Thomas Cochrane was one of the most daring and successful naval heroes of all time. Patrick O'Brian, C.S. Fore ster, and Captain marryat all based their literary heroes on the man ab... View more info

Cochrane : The Real Master and Commander. First American Edition in dustjacket

By: CORDINGLY, David. (COCHRANE, Thomas).

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Bloomsbury: 2007

Seller ID: 105227

ISBN: 1582345341


CORDINGLY, David. Cochrane : The Real Master and Commander. (New York) : Bloomsbury, (2007). First US Printing. Pp. (10),[xi]-xvi,(10),[1]-420,(2), with 6 maps, 31 b&w illustrations + 24 pages of plates (16 of which are in colour). 8vo (162 x 242), black cloth-covered boards with gilt lettering to spine. David Cordingly (b. December 5, 1938, London, England) was Keeper of Pictures and Head of Exhibitions at the National Maritime Museum for twelve years, at the time of publication. Admiral Thomas Cochrane, GCB, ODM, OSC (b. December 14, 1775, Hamilton, United Kingdo... View more info

Colonial Admiralty Jurisdiction in the Seventeenth Century. First Edition.

By: CRUMP, Helen J.

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Published for The Royal Empire Society by Longmans, Green and Co., London, New York, Toronto , 1931,:

Seller ID: 93871


CRUMP, Helen J. Colonial Admiralty Jurisdiction in the Seventeenth Century.London, New York, Toronto : Published for The Royal Empire Society by Long mans, Green and Co., 1931. First Edition. Pp (8),[ix]-x,(2),[1]-200. Index.8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Imperial Studies, No. 5. See Cat alogue of the Library of the National Maritime Museum, Vol 5. History 897. A Thesis approved for the Degree Doctor of Philosophy in the University of London. Contents : 1. The English Vice-Admiralty System. 2. The Colonial Promoters and Vice-Admiralty Jurisdiction. 3. The Development of Vice-Admiral... View more info

Commission in Chinese Waters

By: JACKSON, Peter T.

Price: $70.00

Publisher: G. Bell and Sons, London, 1938,:

Seller ID: 65538


JACKSON, Peter T. Commission in Chinese Waters . Life on the Lower Deck. L.: G. Bell and Sons, Ltd., 1938. Pp. (i)-xi,[1],1-294,[6], frontis., + 15 p.of plates. 8vo, blue cloth with black lettering to spine. The author's acc ount of his time spent in the Royal Navy as a low-ranking member on board acruiser, a perspective of which there is far less written about; showing t he lives of the "everyman" seaman that is often neglected in writings by captains and admirals. Contents: 1. Trooping, 2. We Are Off, 3. Eastward Ho!,4. East of Suez, 5. We Commission, 6. Pirates Again, 7. Stanley and... View more info

Companion to the Almanac. M.DCC.LXI. 1761 The Tenth Edition.

By: Almanac

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Printed for T. Jefferys, London, 1760,:

Seller ID: 91854


(Almanac). A Companion to the Almanac. M.DCC.LXI. The Tenth Edition. London: Printed for T. Jefferys, [...], [1760]. Pp (4),[1]-25,(1),1-185,(1). Ill ustrated with 25 pages of Coats of Arms. Small 8vo, full brown calf. Of nautical interest : IV. The Royal Navy of Great Britain, with the Names of allthe Admirals, Captains, Masters, and Lieutenants, the Dates of their respe ctive Commissions, and the Pay of every Man on board (pp 129-151). Containing, I. Correct Lists of the Peers of Great Britain and Ireland, and of the British House of Commons; with their Places under the Government, Family Co... View more info

Countdown to Victory : 101 Questions & Answers about HMS Victory. First Edition

By: GOODWIN, Peter

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Manuscript Press, Portsmouth, 2000, ISBN:1903702003:

Seller ID: 114786


GOODWIN, Peter. Countdown to Victory : 101 Questions & Answers about HMS Victory. Portsmouth : Manuscript Press, (2000). First Edition. Pp (10),1-101,(1). Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated cream card covers, lettered in black. Contents : Introduction: a short history of Victory. Building & launching Victory. 1. Why was Victory built? 2. When did Parliament authorise the building of Victory? 3. How many naval ships have been named Victory? 4. Who designed Victory? 5. Who built Victory & when did building begin? 6. What are Victory's dimensions? 7. What types of wood were used for building Victory? ... View more info

Court and City Register; or, Gentleman's Complete Annual Calendar, For the Year 1786; Containing, I. New and Correct Lists of both Houses of Parliament. II. The Court Register. III. Lists of the Army, Navy, Universities, Public Offices, Hospitals, &c.

By: Register

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Printed for J. Jolliffe, London, 1786,:

Seller ID: 91379


(Register). The Court and City Register; or, Gentleman's Complete Annual Calendar, For the Year 1786; Containing, I. New and Correct Lists of both Houses of Parliament. II. The Court Register. III. Lists of the Army, Navy, Universities, Public Offices, Hospitals, &c. With many Improvements, and the Addition of some new Lists. A New Edition, corrected to the 4th of March. London : Printed for J. Jolliffe, [et al], n.d. [1786]. Pp [i]-vi,[1]281. 12mo, full calf, gilt date to spine. Lists of nautical interest (Naval Departments, pp 107-140), divided as follows : List of King's Ships (pp 107-112);... View more info

Crowsnest : The Royal Canadian Navy's Magazine. Vol. 14, No. 12, October, 1962

By: Crowsnest

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Roger Duhamel, Ottawa , 1962,:

Seller ID: 92203


(Crowsnest). The Crowsnest : The Royal Canadian Navy's Magazine. Vol. 14, No. 12, October, 1962. (Ottawa : Roger Duhamel, 1962). Pp 1-28. Illustrated.Triple Column. 4to, illustrated white stapled wrappers. Contents : RCN New s Review; HMCS Mackenzie; Two Admirals Retire; Promotions and Appointments;Home from the Sea; Officers and Men; Mid-Atlantic Rescue; Here and There i n the RCN; Afloat and Ashore; Cadets in Eskimoland; Books for the Sailor; Retirements; Naval Lore Corner No. 109. Cover photo of HMCS Mackenzie. Inside front cover photo of the farewell flypast of 8 F2H Banshees over the RCN ... View more info

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Cunningham : The Commander. First Edition in dustjacket

By: PACK, S. W. C. CUNNINGHAM OF HYNDHOPE, Viscount

Price: $25.00

Publisher: B.T. Batsford Ltd., London, 1974, ISBN:0713427884: 1974

Seller ID: 109425

ISBN: 0713427884


PACK, S.W.C. Cunningham : The Commander. London : B.T. Batsford Ltd., (1974). First Edition. Pp (8),[ix]-x,(2),[1]-323,(1), + b&w photo frontispiece portrait + 22 pages of b&w photos. Maps in the text. Index. 8vo (157 x 229 mm), maroon cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Law 0680 : " a fair account of arguably Britain's greatest admiral since Nelson." Captain Stanley Walter Croucher Pack, R.N., C.B.E., MSc., ADC (1904–1977). Cunningham of Hyndhope, Andrew Browne Cunningham, Viscount, KT, GCB, OM, DSO (b. January 7, 1883, Rathmines, Republic of Ireland - ... View more info

Cunningham of Hyndhope, Admiral of the Fleet : A Memoir. First Edition in dustjacket

By: WARNER, Oliver CUNNINGHAM OF HYNDHOPE, Viscount

Price: $22.00

Publisher: John Murray, London, 1967,:

Seller ID: 109424


WARNER, Oliver. Cunningham of Hyndhope, Admiral of the Fleet : A Memoir. (London) : John Murray, (1967). First Edition. Pp (6),[vii]-viii,(2),[1]-301,(1), frontispiece portrait + 16 pp plates + one folding map. Index. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine, top edge dyed blue. Law 0679. "Admiral of the Fleet Viscount Cunningham of Hyndhope (1883-1963) was the greatest naval officer of his era. 'His campaign in the Mediterranean'. wrote Admiral Sir William James of Cunningham's achievements in World War II, 'will bear comparison with any in our naval history. So much hard fighting has nev... View more info

Dangerous Cove : A story of the early days in Newfoundland. no dj.

By: HAYES, John F. FINLEY, Fred

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Copp Clark, 1957,:

Seller ID: 13208


HAYES, John F. The Dangerous Cove : A story of the early days in Newfoundland. Illustrated by Fred Finley, R.C.A. Vancouver, Toronto, Montreal: The Copp Clark Publishing Co. Limited, (1957). Pp (4),v,(1),1-265,(1). 8vo, red cloth. O'Dea 3252, Watters p.309, Rhodenizer p.426. "In this story, set in Newfoundland in the year 1676, [Hayes] brings to life the stirring days of piracy and the Fishing Admirals, when the first intrepid fishermen, attempting to establish permanent settlement in the fishing coves, were struggling to survive the attacks of the Devon Captains who feared that settlement... View more info

Descriptive Catalogue of The Naval Manuscripts in the Pepysian Library at Magdalen College, Cambridge.

By: PEPYS, Samuel). TANNER, J.R., (ed.) Navy Records Society Vol.036

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Navy Records Society, 1909,:

Seller ID: 19237


(PEPYS, Samuel). TANNER, J.R., (ed). A Descriptive Catalogue of The Naval Manuscripts in the Pepysian Library at Magdalen College, Cambridge. L.: NavyRecords Society, 1904. Pp 458. 8vo, blue cloth spine, white cloth boards, with gilt to front and spine. Publications of the Navy Records Society Vol.27. With indices. Vg. 50.00 View more info

Descriptive Catalogue of The Naval Manuscripts in the Pepysian Library at Magdalen College, Cambridge. Volume II: Admiralty Letters

By: PEPYS, Samuel). TANNER, J.R., (ed.) Navy Records Society Vol.027

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Navy Records Society, 1904,:

Seller ID: 19236


(PEPYS, Samuel). TANNER, J.R., (ed). A Descriptive Catalogue of The Naval Manuscripts in the Pepysian Library at Magdalen College, Cambridge. Volume II: Admiralty Letters. L.: Navy Records Society, 1904. Pp 455. 8vo, blue cloth spine, white cloth boards, with gilt to front and spine. Publications ofthe Navy Records Society Vol.27. With index. Front hinge-paper cracked, el se vg. Vol.II only. 40.00 View more info