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From Sail to Steam : Naval Recollections, 1878-1905. ex-lib.

By: FITZGERALD, C.C. Penrose, Admiral

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Edward Arnold, 1916,:

Seller ID: 29127


FITZGERALD, C.C. Penrose, Admiral. From Sail to Steam: Naval Recollections,1878-1905. L: Edward Arnold, 1916. Pp 303. Illustrated. 8vo, ribbed blue c loth, gilt to spine. Memoirs of a Royal Navy officer from the height of thePax Britannica. "I trust...that I may claim you as an old friend who will indulgently 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. Ex-library, cloth blistered, rubbed, discard ... View more info

From the Dreadnought to Scapa Flow : The Royal Navy in the Fisher Era, 1904-1919. Volume I : The Road to War, 1904-1914. Volume II : The War Years: Tothe Eve of Jutland, [1914-1916].

By: MARDER, Arthur J.

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press, London , 1961,:

Seller ID: 81428


MARDER, Arthur J. From the Dreadnought to Scapa Flow : The Royal Navy in the Fisher Era, 1904-1919. Volume I : The Road to War, 1904-1914. Volume II :The War Years: To the Eve of Jutland, [1914-1916]. London : Oxford Univers ity Press, 1961, 1965. First Edition. Pp [i]-xxii,[1]-[459],(3), frontis + 8 pp plates; [i]-xxvi,[1]-[457],(7), frontis + 8 plates + 8 maps & charts (some folding, some double page). Indexes. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Contents : Volume I : Part I. Fisher's Years of Power, 1904-1910. I. Prologue. II. Fisher as First Sea Lord. III. The Fisher Revolution. IV. ... View more info

From the Dreadnought to Scapa Flow : The Royal Navy in the Fisher Era, 1904-1919. Volume V : Victory and Aftermath (January 1918 - June 1919).

By: MARDER, Arthur J.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press, London , 1970,:

Seller ID: 81429


MARDER, Arthur J. From the Dreadnought to Scapa Flow : The Royal Navy in the Fisher Era, 1904-1919. Volume V : Victory and Aftermath (January 1918 – June 1919). London : Oxford University Press, 1970. First Edition. Pp [i]-xxiii,(1),[1]-[417],(7), frontis + 8 pp plates + 8 folding maps & charts. Index. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Contents : Part I. The Wemyss-Geddes Régime (January 1918 – November 1918). I. The Naval Decision Makers. II. Mediterranean Problems. III. Home Waters: Barrages and Blocking Operations. IV. Beating the U-Boats. V. Anglo-American Naval Relations (Apr... View more info

Generalship and the Art of the Admiral : Perspectives on Canada.

By: HORN, Bernd and Stephen J. HARRIS, (eds.) GRANATSTEIN, J.L. BERCUSON, David DALLAIRE, Romeo A., Lieutenant-General)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Vanwell Publishing, St. Catherine's, ON, 2001, ISBN:155125056X:

Seller ID: 104487


HORN, Bernd and Stephen J. HARRIS, (eds.). Generalship and the Art of the Admiral : Perspectives on Canada. Edited by Bernd Horn and Stephen J. Harris. St. Catherine's, ON: Vanwell Publishing, (2001). Pp. (6),[vii]-xiii,(3),17-560. Illustrated. 8vo, light grey paper-covered boards, gilt lettering tospine. "This collection of essays by Canadian Forces officers, as well as prominent Canadian authors and scholars, expresses the unique Canadian experience and outlook in regard to the changing nature of leadership in the armed forces. Specifically, the book examines generalship from a number of... View more info

Gentlemen-Bishops and Faction Fighters : The Letters of Bishops O Donel, Lambert, Scallan and Other Irish Missionaries

By: BYRNE, Cyril J., ed. PENNEY, Alphonsus L. CARTER, G.Emmett

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Jesperson Press, St. John's, 1984, ISBN:092050227x:

Seller ID: 2737


BYRNE, Cyril J., (ed.). Gentlemen-Bishops and Faction Fighters : The Letters of Bishops O Donel, Lambert, Scallan and Other Irish Missionaries. Preface by Archbishop Alphonsus L. Penney. Foreword by G. Emmett Cardinal Carter.St. John's : Jesperson Press, (1984). First Edition. Pp (8),ix-[xxx],[1]-3 76, + 4 pp of plates. 8vo, blue card covers. Title page headed Catholicism's Formative Years in Newfoundland (1784-1829). "Bishops O Donel, Lambert and Scallan were the first three Roman Catholic bishops appointed from Ireland to Newfoundland. Several weeks under the sail over the perilous Atlan... View more info

Get Yamamoto.

By: DAVIS, Burke YAMAMOTO, Isoroku, Admiral

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Arthur Barker Limited, London , 1971,:

Seller ID: 84477


DAVIS, Burke. Get Yamamoto. London : Arthur Barker Limited, (1971). First Edition. Pp (6),[1]-231,(3),+ 8 pp plates. 8vo, red cloth, gilt lettering tospine. The story of the shooting down and death of Japanese Admiral Isorok u Yamamoto by P-38 Lightning fighter pilots. “To be successful, the P-38 pilots would have to fly five hundred miles over water, avoiding all land, intercept Yamamoto exactly on time, break through the Zero fighters protecting him, shoot him down, and return to their base.” - from the dj. Very good in torn, but unclipped, dustjacket. 15.00 View more info

Golden Age Remembered : U.S. Naval Aviation, 1919-1941. in dj.

By: WOOLDRIDGE, E.T. (ed.).

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Naval Institute Press, Annapolis, MD , 1998, ISBN:1557509387:

Seller ID: 82386


WOOLDRIDGE, E.T. (ed.). The Golden Age Remembered : U.S. Naval Aviation, 1919-1941. Annapolis, MD : Naval Institute Press, (1998). First Printing. Pp [i]-xix,(3),[1]-323,(5),+ 24 pp plates. Index. 8vo, brick red cloth, gilt lettering to spine. "Never in the history of aviation was there a more exciting and colorful period of rapid development and public romance with aviators and their magnificent flying machines than the decades between the worldwars. It was a time of air shows and races, record flights across the ocea ns and over the poles, phenomenal technological innovations, and darede... View more info

Great Admirals : Command at Sea, 1587-1945.

By: SWEETMAN, Jack (ed.).

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Naval Institute Press, Annapolis, MD, 1997, ISBN:087021229X:

Seller ID: 97288


SWEETMAN, Jack (ed.). The Great Admirals : Command at Sea, 1587-1945. Annapolis, MD : Naval Institute Press, (1997). First Printing. Pp [i]-xxvi,(2),1-535,(5). Illustrated. Maps. Index. 8vo, blue cloth, silver lettering to spine. Contents : Survey I.: The Ship and the Gun. 1. Francis Drake: God's Corsair (1543?-1596). 2. Maarten Harpertszoon Tromp: Father of Naval Tactics (1598-1653). 3. Robert Blake: The State's Admiral (1599-1657). 4. Michiel Adriaenszoon de Ruyter: Ornament of His Age (1607-1676). 5. Niels Juel: The Good Old Knight (1629-1697). Survey II.: The Line of Battle. 6. Edward Hawk... View more info

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Great Seaman : The Life of Admiral of the Fleet Sir Henry F. Oliver. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: OLIVER, Henry F., Admiral Sir JAMES, William, Admiral Sir. BRYANT, Arthur, foreword.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: H.F. & G. Witherby, London , 1956,:

Seller ID: 37973


(OLIVER, Henry F., Admiral Sir). JAMES, William, Admiral Sir. A Great Seaman : The Life of Admiral of the Fleet Sir Henry F. Oliver. London : H.F. & G. Witherby, (1956). First Edition. Pp 189, frontis., [7] leaves plates. 8vo, blue cloth. Contents include: "Early Years in the Border Country, 1865-1880"; "Midshipman Under Sail in the Channel Fleet and on the South American Coast, 1880-1885"; "Sub-Lieutenant and Lieutenant Under Sail in the Pacific, 1885-1888"; "Surveying on the East Coast of Africa, Seychelles, Red Sea and Mediterranean, 1889-1894"; "Navigati... View more info

Great War at Sea 1914-1918

By: HOUGH, Richard.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press, Oxford / New York , 1984, ISBN:0192158716:

Seller ID: 84975


HOUGH, Richard. The Great War at Sea 1914-1918. Oxford / New York : Oxford University Press, (1984). Second Printing. Pp [i]-xii,(6),[1]-353,(5),+ 24 pp plates. Index. 8vo, blue cloth, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. "The greatest naval conflict in history broke out almost seventy years ago. Richard Hough presents here a reassessment of what happened and why. It is a history as much of men as of ships: the admirals of the Grand Fleet and their Commander-in-Chief, Sir John Jellicoe; and the men at the Admiralty, among them the reformer, inspirer, and charmer, 'Jacky' Fisher, and Winsto... View more info

Great White Fleet. signed in dj.

By: MELVILLE, John H.

Price: $120.00

Publisher: Vantage Press, New York, 1976,:

Seller ID: 68261


MELVILLE, John H. The Great White Fleet . NY: Vantage Press, (1976). Pp. (12),[1]-275,(1). Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. A collection off anecdotes from the Great White Fleet of the United Fruit Company, which served the Caribbean and Latin America in times of war and peace, shipping passengers, cargo, mail, and during times of war, troops. Contents: 1. The Ships and Early Central America, 2. The Schooner Telegraph, 3. The Boston Fruit Company and Its Evolution into the United Fruit Company,4. The Four Admirals, the Ships that Gave the Great White Fleet Its Name, 5... View more info

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H.M.S. Victory. 2nd UK, in dj.

By: FENWICK, Kenneth NELSON, Horatio.

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Cassell, London, 1960,:

Seller ID: 42685


FENWICK, Kenneth. H.M.S. Victory. London : Cassell, (February 1960). SecondEdition. Pp 369, frontis., XXII pp plates. 8vo, blue cloth. Cowie 411. "Th is book tells not only of her battles, but also of her life between them, of the admirals whose flags she flew, and of the men who served in her. It tells of her building, of contemporary ship design, of her refits and modifications and how much each cost, and of those who built her. Indissolubly tied up with her story are the wars of Europe, without which she would not have been needed, and in which she played a not insignificant part." ... View more info

Half Century of Naval Service

By: SCHROEDER, Seaton

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Appleton, New York, 1922,:

Seller ID: 20


SCHROEDER, Seaton. A Half Century of Naval Service. New York: Appleton, 1922. Pp 443, frontis.+ 3 leaves of plates. 8vo, blue cloth. Myron Smith American Naval Bibliography IV:545. Seaton (b. Washington, D.C., 17 August 1849 – d. Washington, D.C., 19 October 1922) Chapters : 1. Midshipman Days - Pacific Station; 2. Asiatic Station - Korean Expedition; 3. West Indies - Virginius Affair; 4. Transit of Venus Cruise [aboard U.S.S. Swatara]; 5. Submerged Continent in the Atlantic - Service in the Mediterranean; 6. Expeditionto Bring Obelisk from Egypt to New York; 7. Surveying - United States Fis... View more info

Hidden Coasts : A Biography of Admiral Charles Wilkes. First Edition in dustjacket

By: HENDERSON, Daniel WILKES, Charles

Price: $45.00

Publisher: William Sloane Associates,, New York, 1953,:

Seller ID: 25402


HENDERSON, Daniel. The Hidden Coasts : A Biography of Admiral Charles Wilkes. New York : William Sloane Associates, 1953. Pp 306. 8vo, blue cloth spine. "Wilkes was a man who truly made history. In 1838 he sailed in command of the United States Exploring Expedition on what was to become one of the greatest voyages of exploration since the days of Captain Cook. With courageand perseverance, Wilkes and his men raced British and French ships to est ablish the existence of the Antarctic Continent." - from the dj. With bibliography and index. Very good in chipped dustjacket. 45.00 View more info

Horatio Nelson and the Naval Supremacy of England. 6th American Edition

By: NELSON, Horatio). RUSSELL, W. Clark RUSSELL, W. Clark

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Putnam, New York, 1896,:

Seller ID: 23369


(NELSON, Horatio). RUSSELL, W. Clark. Horatio Nelson and the Naval Supremacy of England. With the Collaboration of William H. Jaques. Sixth Edition. New York : G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1896. Pp 359. Illustrated. 8vo, orange library cloth. Cowie 157. Ex-library (rebound in library cloth), else very good. 20.00 View more info

Illustrated Companion to Nelson's Navy. First American Edition in dustjacket.

By: BlLAKE, Nicholas and LAWRENCE, Richard

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Stackpole Books, Mechanicsburg, PA, 2000, ISBN:0811708640:

Seller ID: 109651


BlLAKE, Nicholas and Richard LAWRENCE. The Illustrated Companion to Nelson's Navy. (Mechanicsburg, PA): Stackpole Books, (2000). First American Edition. Pp. (5)[6]-207,(1). Illustrated throughout. Large 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. "No other period of history has spawned such a huge fictional oeuvre as the Nelsonic era. Marryat, Forester, Pope, Kent, Woodman, Donachie, and O'Brian are a few of the authors whose heroes fought against the French. The genre has fascinated millions of readers but The Illustrated Companion to Nelson's Navy is the first book which explains, with ref... View more info

Jellicoe Papers Selections from the Private and Official Correspondence of Admiral of the Fleet Earl Jellicoe of Scapa., 2 vols.

By: JELLICOE, John). PATTERSON, A. Temple., (ed.) Navy Records Society Vol.108,111 PATTERSON, A. Temple., (ed.)

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Navy Records Society, 1966,:

Seller ID: 19218


(JELLICOE, Admiral Sir John Rushworth). PATTERSON, A. Temple, (ed.). The Jellicoe Papers Selections from the Private and Official Correspondence of Admiral of the Fleet Earl Jellicoe of Scapa. In Two Volumes. L.: Navy RecordsSociety, 1966/1968. Pp 315, port frontis.+ 5 charts; 490, port frontis. 8v o, navy cloth spine, white cloth boards, gilt to front and spine. Publications of the Navy Records Society Vols. 108 and 111. Vol. I. 1893-1916; Vol. 2 1916-1935. With indices. Vg. 100.00 View more info

Jellicoe. 1st UK, no dj

By: JELLICOE, John, Admiral). ALTHAM, E., Captain ALTHAM, E., Captain

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Blackie & Son, 1938,:

Seller ID: 41925


(JELLICOE, John , Admiral). ALTHAM, E., Captain. Jellicoe . L.: & Glasgow : Blackie & Son, 1938. First Edition. Pp 190, port.frontis. + 7 leaves of plates. 8vo, blue cloth. Chapters : 1. The Subordinate Officer; 2. The Commissioned Officer; 3. The Post-Captain; 4. The Sea Commander and Lord of the Admiralty; 5. Commander-in-Chief of the Grand Fleet; 6. The Genius of Jutland; 7. Post-Jutland; 8. First Sea Lord; 9. The Imperial Mission; 10. His Excellency; 11. Retrospect. With index. A few spots to cloth, slightly cocked, section of front end-paper clipped out, ow vg. 40.00 View more info

Keyes Papers Vol. I 1914-1918

By: KEYES, Roger John Brownlow). HALPERN, Paul G.(ed) Navy Records Society Vol.117

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Navy Records Society, 1972,:

Seller ID: 55323


(KEYES, Roger John Brownlow). HALPERN, Paul G., (ed.). The Keyes Papers: Selections from the Private and Official Correspondence of Admiral of the Fleet Baron Keyes of Zeebrugge. Volume I : 1914-1918. L.: Navy Records Society, 1972. Pp 547, port frontis.+ fldg chart. 8vo, blue cloth, with gilt to front and spine. Publications of the Navy Records Society Vol. 117. Light spotting/fading to cloth, else vg. 60.00 View more info

King William IV

By: ZIEGLER, Philip.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Collins, London , 1971, ISBN:000211934X:

Seller ID: 85903


ZIEGLER, Philip. King William IV. London : Collins, 1971. First Edition. Pp[1]-335,(1),+ 16 pp plates. Index. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spin e, top edge dyed blue. Prince William served in the Royal Navy. Chapters ofinterest : II. Midshipman Prince William. III. Service Overseas. IV. Shipw reck of a Career. XI. The Lord High Admiral. Very good in rubbed and nickeddustjacket. 17.50 View more info