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Die 23 Tage der Regierung Donitz. in dj.

By: STEINERT, Marlis G. DONITZ, Karl, Admiral)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Econ-Verlag, Dusseldorf, 1967,:

Seller ID: 79542


STEINERT, Marlis G. Die 23 Tage der Regierung Dönitz . Düsseldorf: Econ-Verlag, (1967). Pp. (6),7-426,(2). 8vo, purple cloth with white lettering to spine. A survey of the 23-day presidency of former German naval admiral KarlDönitz, who was the figurehead of the crumbling Third Reich from Hitler's suicide to the dissolving of the government after the war. Text in German. Vg in lightly nicked dj. 20.00 View more info

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Drake's Drum and other Songs of the Sea. Signed ltd ed.

By: NEWBOLT, Henry McCORMICK, A.D.

Price: $450.00

Publisher: Hodder and Stoughton, 1905,:

Seller ID: 42537


NEWBOLT, Henry. Drake's Drum and other Songs of the Sea. With Illustrationsin Colour by A.D. McCormick. (L): Hodder and Stoughton, [ca. 1905]. Pp 143 , tipped-in frontis., [11] leaves tipped-in plates. Small 4to, vellum covered boards, t.e.g. Number 16 of an edition limited to 250 copies signed by the artist. A splendidly-illustrated deluxe edition of Newbolt's stirring and doughty naval verse. Contents include "Drake's Drum"; "Songs of the Fleet"; "Ode for Trafalgar Day, 1905"; "The Hundredth Year"; "The Fighting Téméraire"; "Admirals All"; &#... View more info

Dry Ginger : The Biography of Admiral of the Fleet, Sir Michael Le Fanu. First Edition in dustjacket

By: Le FANU, Michael, Admiral Sir). BAKER, Richard BAKER, Richard DOULL, John M.)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: W.H. Allen, London , 1977,:

Seller ID: 36921


(Le FANU, Michael, Admiral Sir). BAKER, Richard. Dry Ginger : The biographyof Admiral of the Fleet, Sir Michael Le Fanu, GCB, DSC. London : W.H. Alle n, 1977. First Edition. Pp (8),9-254,(2), portrait frontispiece + 24 pp of plates. Index. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt to spine. Law 0711. "When rum was abolished in the Royal Navy in 1970, Sir Michael Le Fanu, First Sea Lord and Chief of Naval Staff at the time was given the nickname 'Dry Ginger', and Richard Baker has adopted it as the title of his biography of the Admiral. Apart from its relevance to the rum decision, the phrase neatly sums up a ... View more info

Du Pont : The Making of an Admiral : A Biography of Samuel Francis Du Pont.First Edition in dustjacket

By: DU PONT, Samuel Francis). MERRILL, James M. MERRILL, James M.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Dodd, Mead, New York, 1986,:

Seller ID: 25130


(DU PONT, Samuel Francis). MERRILL, James M. Du Pont : The Making of an Admiral : A Biography of Samuel Francis Du Pont. New York : Dodd, Mead & Co., (1986). First Printing. Pp 316. Illustrated. 8vo, black cloth spine, white boards. Vg in dj. 30.00 View more info

Enemy at Trafalgar : An Account of the Battle from Eye-Witnesses’ Narratives and Letters and Despatches from the French and Spanish Fleets. First Edition

By: FRASER, Edward NELSON, Horatio)

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton, London, 1906,:

Seller ID: 40492


FRASER, Edward. The Enemy at Trafalgar : An Account of the Battle from Eye-Witnesses’ Narratives and Letters and Despatches from the French and Spanish Fleets. London : Hodder and Stoughton, 1906. First Edition. Pp (2),[iii]-xix,(1),[1]-436,(4) + frontispiece + 15 plates. Some illustrations and charts in text. 8vo, green cloth, gilt decoration on front board, gilt lettering to spine, t.e.g. Cowie 1161. French and Spanish viewpoint of battle. Chapters : 1. Why the French Fleet Went to Cadiz; 2. Coming Events Cast Their Shadows Before; 3. The Council of War and the Order to Weigh Anchor; 4. Ad... View more info

Extraordinary Seaman. First American Edition in dustjacket

By: MALLALIEU, J. P. W. COCHRANE, Thomas, Admiral MARRIATT, Mudge

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Macmillan Co., New York, 1958,:

Seller ID: 56449


MALLALIEU, J. P. W. Extraordinary Seaman. Illustrated by Mudge Marriatt. New York : Macmillan Co., 1958. First American Edition. Pp. 179. 8vo, blue cloth. A biography of Thomas Cochrane, the tenth Earl of Dundonald, who served in the Royal Navy in the age of Nelson. Dampstain to rear board, edgeworn, name, else very good in nicked, dampstained, corner-clipped dustjacket. 25.00 View more info

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Extraordinary Seaman. First Edition in dustjacket

By: COCHRANE, Lord). MALLALIEU, J. P. W. MALLALIEU, J. P. W. MUDGE-MARRIATT

Price: $40.00

Publisher: MacGibbon & Kee, 1957,: 1957

Seller ID: 75507


(COCHRANE, Captain Lord ) MALLALIEU, J.P.W. Extraordinary Seaman. Illustrated by Mudge-Marriatt. London : MacGibbon & Kee, (September) 1957. First Edition. Pp. (9),ix,(1),1-179,(3). 8vo, black cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Thomas Cochrane, 10th Earl of Dundonald (1775-1860), was a British politician and naval adventurer, considered one of the most daring sea captains during the Napoleonic Wars. Although Captain Cochrane is considered one of Britain's finest sea fighters, his name is not well known, even by his own countrymen. His life and exploits served as inspiration for... View more info

Eyes of the Navy : A Biographical Study of Admiral Sir Reginald Hall. 1st UK in dj

By: HALL, Reginald, Admiral Sir). JAMES, William JAMES, William

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Methuen & Co, London, 1955,:

Seller ID: 88133


(HALL, Reginald, Admiral Sir). JAMES, William, Admiral Sir. The Eyes of theNavy : A Biographical Study of Admiral Sir Reginald Hall. London: Methuen & Co., (1955). First Printing. Pp. (6),vii-xxv,(1),1-212,(2), frontis., + 7leaves of black and white plates. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth. "Captain W illiam Reginald Hall, R.N., became Director of Naval Intelligence in 1914. By the end of the war, his name and fame had spread all over the world. In a letter to President Wilson, Dr. Page, the American Ambassador, described him as 'the one genius the war had developed. Neither in fiction nor in ... View more info

Fabulous Admirals. SRP ed in dj.

By: LOWIS, Geoffrey KELLY, William KELLY, John FISHER, F.W.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: S.R. Publishers ltd, East Adrsley, Wakefield, Yorkshire, 1972, ISBN:085409752x:

Seller ID: 78163


LOWIS, Geoffrey, Commander, a.f.c., r.n. Fabulous Admirals and Some Naval Fragments: Being a Brief Account of some of the Froth on those Characters who enlivened the Royal Navy a Generation or Two Ago. Complied from Many Sources by Commander Geoffrey L. Lowis, A.F.C., R.N. (ret'd). With considerableassistance and a Foreword from Admiral Sir Denis Boyd. With illustrations by Capt. Jack Broome. (East Adrsley, Wakefield, Yorkshire): S.R. Publishers, Ltd., 1972. Pp 292. Illustrated. 8vo, red cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Chapters: 1. Life Afloat; 2. Admiral Sir Algernon Charles Fiesché Hene... View more info

Fighting Bob Evans. US no dj.

By: FALK, Edwin A. EVANS, Bob, Admiral) ROOSEVELT, Franklin Delano (foreword)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Jonathan Cape and Harrison Smith, New York, 1931,:

Seller ID: 55757


FALK, Edwin A. Fighting Bob Evans ; foreword by Franklin Delano Roosevelt. NY: Jonathan Cape and Harrison Smith, (1931). Pp. 495, frontis., + 7 leavesof plates. 8vo, black cloth, top edge dyed black. A biography of American Admiral, Bob Evans. Slightly cocked, some minor edgewear, namestamp to ffep, else vg. 20.00 View more info

Fights for the Flag. 6th printing

By: FITCHETT, W.H. ANSON, George) CODRINGTON, Edward

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Smith, Elder, London, 1912,:

Seller ID: 67261


FITCHETT, W.H. Fights for the Flag. With a Frontispiece and Plans. London :Smith, Elder, & Co., 1910. Sixth Impression. Pp 333. Small 8vo, blue cloth . Chapters of naval interest : Blake and the Dutchmen (February 1652-53); Lord Anson and the Centurion (1740-44); Rodney and De Grasse at the Battle of the Saints (April 12, 1782); Lord Howe and the First of June (1794); Sir Edward Codrington at Navarino (October 20, 1827). Spine worn, tear to top of outer hinges, else vg. From the library of Admiral Hugh Pullen. 20.00 View more info

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First Edition in dustjacket

By: LEWIS, Charles Lee

Price: $140.00

Publisher: Norman, Remington Co., Baltimore, 1929,: 1929

Seller ID: 29911


LEWIS, Charles Lee. Admiral Franklin Buchanan : Fearless Man of Action. Baltimore: The Norman, Remington Company, 1929. Pp (6),vii-xvi,(2),1-285,(1) + colour portrait frontispiece + 29 plates. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine, gilt decoration to front board. With map end-papers. On Franklin Buchanan (b. September 17, 1800, Baltimore – d. May 11, 1874) was an officer in the United States Navy who became the only full admiral in the Confederate Navy during the American Civil War, and commanded the ironclad CSS Virginia. He was also the first Superintendent of th... View more info

Flights of Naval Genius. First Edition

By: TUNSTALL, Brian NAPIER, Charles HOWE

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Philip Allan, 1930,:

Seller ID: 28887


TUNSTALL, Brian. Flights of Naval Genius. London : Philip Allan, (1930). First Edition. Pp 299. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth. Chapters : Howe and the Mutiny; Rodney; Sir Sidney Smith; Lord Camelford; Sir Charles Napier. With bibliography and index. Dampstaining to cloth, slightly rubbed, name, else very good. 80.00 View more info

Flights of Naval Genius. First Edition

By: TUNSTALL, Brian NAPIER, Charles HOWE

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Philip Allan, London, 1930,:

Seller ID: 67123


TUNSTALL, Brian. Flights of Naval Genius. London : Philip Allan, (1930). First Edition. Pp 299. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth. Chapters : Howe and the Mutiny; Rodney; Sir Sidney Smith; Lord Camelford; Sir Charles Napier. With bibliography and index. Minor bubbling to spine, some foxing to endpapers, light pencil marks to some pages and endpapers, else very good. From the library of Admiral Pullen.. 90.00 View more info

Form Line of Battle! First American Edition in dustjacket,

By: KENT, Alexander BOLITHO)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons, New York, 1969,:

Seller ID: 92181


KENT, Alexander. Form Line of Battle! A novel. New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, (1969). First American Printing. Pp. (8),[9]-320. Map endpapers. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to front and spine. Smith & Weller, Sea FictionGuide 1350. "It is June of the year 1793 when Captain Richard Bolitho of t he Royal Navy arrives at Gibraltar to take command of the Hyperion, a seventy-four-gun ship of the line, and sail her in Britain's struggle against the rising might of Revolutionary France. Bolitho sails to join Lord Hood andpartake in the monarchist-inspired occupation of Toulon. But at heart B... View more info

Former Naval Person : Churchill and the Wars at Sea. 1st pbk.

By: CHURCHILL, Winston S.). HOUGH, Richard CHURCHILL, Winston)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, London, 1987, ISBN:0297790188:

Seller ID: 69643


(CHURCHILL, Winston S.). HOUGH, Richard. Former Naval Person : Churchill and the Wars at Sea. London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, (1987). First PaperbackPrinting. Pp. [i]-vii,(5),[1]-244, + 16 p. of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, il lustrated grey card covers. Contents: 1. 'Kitchener the blackguard', 2. Scottish Tryst, 3. Recalcitrant Admirals, 4. Indignant Turks, 5. The Bombardment, 6. 'My regiment is awaiting me', 7. 'Disentangled from the ruins', 8. 'As naval people...', 9. Day of Infamy, 10. Premier's Team, 11. 'A true affection...'. Vg. 12.00 View more info

Former Naval Person : Churchill and the Wars at Sea. First Edition in dustjacket

By: CHURCHILL, Winston S.). HOUGH, Richard

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London, 1985, ISBN:0297787063:

Seller ID: 16660


(CHURCHILL, Winston S.). HOUGH, Richard. Former Naval Person : Churchill and the Wars at Sea. London : Weidenfeld and Nicolson, (1985). First Printing. Pp (6),vii,(5),[1]-244 + 16 pp of plates. Maps in text. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Law 0657. "A soldier by instinct and by inherited martial prowess, it was the Royal Navy which brought Churchill into the full flood of publicity and controversy before the First World War. He did notcare for what he found at the Admiralty in 1911 and in his efforts to make the senior service shipshape for the inevitable coming war with Germany... View more info

Former Naval Person : Winston Churchill and the Royal Navy. First Edition in dustjacket

By: CHURCHILL, Winston S.). GRETTON, Peter

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Cassell, London, 1968,:

Seller ID: 16600


(CHURCHILL, Winston S.). GRETTON, Peter. Former Naval Person : Winston Churchill and the Royal Navy. London : Cassell, (1968). First Printing. Pp. (14),1-338 + 16 p. of black and white plates. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth, gold lettering to spine. Law 0656. "The only weapon with which we can expect to cope with great nations is the Navy. I confess I do trust the Navy...' These words, spoken by Winston Churchill in the Spring of 1901, could equally well have dated from any stage of his long and momentous parliamentary career. Not only did he trust the Royal Navy in war; he saw it as an endu... View more info

From Naval Cadet to Admiral : Half-a-Century of Naval Service and Sport in Many Parts of the World

By: HARRIS, Robert Hastings, Admiral Sir

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Cassell and Company, Ltd., London, 1913,:

Seller ID: 109462


HARRIS, Robert Hastings, Admiral Sir. From Naval Cadet to Admiral : Half-a-Century of Naval Service and Sport in Many Parts of the World. With Twelve Black-and-White Plates. London, New York, Toronto and Melbourne : Cassell and Company, Ltd., 1912. Pp (2),[v]-x,(2),[1]-420, frontispiece portrait + 11 plates. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to front board and spine. Catalogue of the Library of the National Maritime Museum, Vol 2. Biography 639. Admiral Sir Robert Hastings Penruddock Harris KCB, KCMG (12 October 1843 – 25August 1926) was a Royal Navy officer who went on to be Commander-in-Chie... View more info

From Sail to Steam : Naval Recollections, 1878-1905

By: FITZGERALD, C.C. Penrose, Admiral

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Edward Arnold, 1916,:

Seller ID: 29126


FITZGERALD, C.C. Penrose, Admiral. From Sail to Steam : Naval Recollections, 1878-1905. L: Edward Arnold, 1916. Pp 303. Illustrated. 8vo, ribbed blue cloth, gilt to spine. Memoirs of a Royal Navy officer from the height of the Pax Britannica. "I trust...that I may claim you as an old friend who willindulgently accompany me upon a few more cruises, in Her Majesty's ships, to various quarters of the globe, to show the flag, police the seas, and maintain that very real but rather indescribable thing we call British prestige." -from the Preface. Cloth blistered, rubbed, owner's signature, ... View more info