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L'Amiral Jurien de la Gravière. Les Hommes d'Aujourd'hui, 7ième volume, no.345. Dessin de Luque.

By: JURIEN DE LA GRAVIERE, Jean Pierre Edmond LODS, Armand Les Hommes d'Aujourd'hui

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Librairie Vanier, Paris , 1890,:

Seller ID: 95334


(JURIEN DE LA GRAVIERE, Jean Pierre Edmond). LODS, Armand. L'Amiral Jurien de la Gravière. Les Hommes d'Aujourd'hui, 7ième volume, no. 345. Dessin de Luque. Paris : Librairie Vanier, n.d. [ca 1890]. Pp (4) including covers. Front cover colour caricature of the Admiral. 4to, single folded sheet. Les Hommes d'Aujourd'hui is a literary and satirical journal founded by writer and journalist Félicien Champsaur and artist André Gill in 1878. Jean Pierre Edmond Jurien de La Gravière (1812-1892) was a French admiral. He enteredthe navy in 1828, was made a commander in 1841, and captain in 1850. D... View more info

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Lessons of the War with Spain and other articles. First British Edition.

By: MAHAN, Alfred T.

Price: $160.00

Publisher: Sampson Low, Marston, London, 1899,: 1899

Seller ID: 33152


MAHAN, Alfred T. Lessons of the War with Spain and other articles. London : Sampson Low, Marston & Co., 1899. First British Edition. Printed in the United States. Pp (6),[5]-320,(2) + 2 folding maps. 8vo, blue cloth, t.e.g., gilt to front and spine. Hattendorf & Hattendorf, A Bibliography of the Works of Alfred Thayer Mahan A7b. A collection of pieces, several originally published in periodicals, explicitly designed to jar the American public out of its complacency following the Spanish-American War: "The original intention, with which the leading articles o... View more info

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Letters) 11 Autograph Letters Signed. (c. 1860s - 1880s) , written while Kennedy was a young officer serving mostly on the North American Station

By: KENNEDY, William Robert, Admiral.

Price: $900.00

Publisher: 1860,: 1860

Seller ID: 70886


KENNEDY, William Robert, Admiral. Collection of 11 Autograph Letters, written while Kennedy was a young officer serving mostly on the North American Station. All are addressed to his mother; these written while Kennedy's postings were H.M.S. Hero & Trafalgar. Most of the letters were posted from Halifax, and all posted between the 1860s and 1881. Admiral Sir William Robert Kennedy, GCB (b March 4, 1838, Naples, Italy – d. 9 October 9, 1916, Daventry, Northamptonshire, England) who served in the Crimea and in China, wrote books about his sporting a... View more info

Lewin of Greenwich : The Authorised Biography of Admiral of the Fleet Lord Lewin.

By: LEWIN, Lord HILL, Richard.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Cassell & Co., London, 2000, ISBN:0304353299:

Seller ID: 91517


(LEWIN, Lord). HILL, Richard. Lewin of Greenwich : The Authorised Biographyof Admiral of the Fleet Lord Lewin. Foreword by H.R.H. The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. (London) : Cassell & Co., (2000). First Edition. Pp [1]-443,(5),+ 16 pp plates. Maps. Index. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Contents : 1. A Candidate for War, 1920-1941. 2. Ashanti, 1942-1945. 3.Gunnery Officer, 1945-1951. 4. Introduction to Whitehall, 1952-1955. 5. De stroyer Command: HMS Corunna, 1955-1957. 6. The Royal Yacht, 1957-1958. 7. Back to the Ministry, 1959-1961. 8. The Dartmouth Training Squadron, 1961-19... View more info

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Life and Letters of Admiral Sir Charles Napier. First Edition.

By: NAPIER, Charles, Sir). WILLIAMS, H. Noel WILLIAMS, H. Noel.

Price: $170.00

Publisher: Hutchinson, London, 1917,:

Seller ID: 41658


(NAPIER, Charles, Sir). WILLIAMS, H. Noel. The Life and Letters of Admiral Sir Charles Napier. London : Hutchinson & Co., 1917. First Edition. .Pp (4),v-vi,(2),1-411 + portrait frontispiece, 1 plate leaf and [22] pp plates. 8vo, blue cloth. Catalogue of the Library of the National Maritime Museum. Vol 2. Biography 880. A full and detailed biography of the eccentric and controversial Napier, from his early years as a midshipman to Cape St. Vincent, his adventures (and misadventures) in the Mediterranean and Baltic, to the last of his protracted controversies with the Admiralty and his death. Ne... View more info

Life and Letters of Admiral Sir Charles Napier. First Edition.

By: NAPIER, Charles, Sir). WILLIAMS, H. Noel.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Hutchinson, London, 1917,:

Seller ID: 102481


(NAPIER, Charles, Sir). WILLIAMS, H. Noel. The Life and Letters of Admiral Sir Charles Napier. London : Hutchinson & Co., 1917. First Edition. .Pp (4),v-vi,(2),1-411 + portrait frontispiece, 1 plate leaf and [22] pp plates. 8vo, blue cloth. Catalogue of the Library of the National Maritime Museum. Vol 2. Biography 880. A full and detailed biography of the eccentric and controversial Napier, from his early years as a midshipman to Cape St. Vincent, his adventures (and misadventures) in the Mediterranean and Baltic, to the last of his protracted controversies with the Admiralty and his death. La... View more info

Life of Admiral Collingwood. First Edition

By: MURRAY, Geoffrey COLLINGWOOD, Admiral

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Hutchinson, London, 1936,:

Seller ID: 16995


MURRAY, Geoffrey. The Life of Admiral Collingwood. With 24 Illustrations. London : Hutchinson & Co., (1936). First Edition. Pp (6),7-288,(20, publisher's ads dated 1936 ) + frontispiece + 23 plates. 8vo, dark blue cloth, giltlettering to spine. Cowie 300, NMM 2:410. A full, handsome biography of th is great officer's gruelling, largely unassisted rise to eminence during the Royal Navy's most portentous and glamourous era. Contents : Part I : 1. Stone and Sculptor. 2. He Goes to Sea. 3. Bunker Hill. 4. Nelson. 5. Cleaning Up. 6. Marriage. Part II : 1. Hide and Seek. 2. "The Glorious First o... View more info

Life of Admiral Mahan. First Edition.

By: MAHAN, Alfred Thayer). TAYLOR, Charles Carlisle

Price: $65.00

Publisher: John Murray, London, 1920,:

Seller ID: 103166


(MAHAN, Alfred Thayer). TAYLOR, Charles Carlisle. The Life of Admiral Mahan. Rear-Admiral United States Navy; D.C.L. Oxford; LL.D. Cambridge; LL.D. Harvard, Yale, Columbia, Magill and Dartmouth; President of the United StatesNaval War College; President of the American Historical Association; Etc., Etc. London: John Murray, 1920. First UK Printing. Pp. (6),vii-xii,(2),1-3 59,(1), portrait frontispiece, + 19 leaves of plates. Illustrated in black and white. 8vo, navy blue cloth with gilt decoration to front board, gilt lettering to spine. Contents: 1. Heredity and Environment; 2. Early Naval Ca... View more info

Life of Nelson : The Embodiment of the Sea Power of Great Britain. Volume 1 only

By: MAHAN, A. T. NELSON)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Sampson Low, Marston & Company, London, 1897,:

Seller ID: 94228


MAHAN, A. T. The Life of Nelson : The Embodiment of the Sea Power of Great Britain. London : Sampson Low, Marston & Company, 1897. VOLUME ONE ONLY. Pp. 454 + portrait frontispiece + eight plates + eight maps and battle plans.Illustrated. 8vo, rebound in modern maroon library cloth, gilt lettering t o spine, all edges specked red. Hattendorf & Hattendorf, A Bibliography of the Works of Alfred Thayer Mahan A6b; Cowie 158. Ex-library (library binding, spine sticker, stamps from the Cambridge Military Library), frontispiecemissing, else good. Volume 1 only. 30.00 View more info

Line of Fire, The. 1st in dj.

By: CROWE, William J., Jr., Admiral CHANOFF, David.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster, New York, 1993, ISBN:0671727036:

Seller ID: 32758


CROWE, William J., Jr., Admiral. The Line of Fire : From Washington to the Gulf, the Politics and Battles of the New Military. With David Chanoff. NY:Simon & Schuster, (1993). First Printing. Pp 367. Illustrated. 8vo, blue c loth spine with blue boards. The memoirs of a U.S. Naval officer who rose to be Chairman of the Joint Chiefs under Presidents Reagan and Bush. Naval matters throughout, including his command of the submarine U.S.S. Trout from1960-1962. Research library stamp on dedication page, else vg in price-cli pped dj. 20.00 View more info

Maple Leaf : The Canadian Club Magazine. Vol. I, No. 10, December, 1922. London and Western Ontario Number

By: Canadian Club SIMS, William Sowden

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Canadian Club, Sussex, N.B., 1922,:

Seller ID: 93378


(Canadian Club). The Maple Leaf : The Canadian Club Magazine. Vol. I, No. X, December, 1922. London and Western Ontario Number. Sussex, N.B.: The Canadian Club, 1922. Pp 1-56. Illustrated. Triple Column. 4to, illustrated stapled wrappers. Includes “Admiral Sims, Revisiting Native Land, Speaks Out Plainly on Modern Weapons of Warfare : Days of Battleship Numbered; Poison Gas Most Humane War Instrument – British Stand Gaff Without Whimpering” (pp 22-23) [William Sowden Sims, retired, rear-admiral of the United States. Navy, and a Canadian by birth]. Cover photo of R. Hume Cronyn, President... View more info

Memoirs of a Fighting Captain. First Folio Society Edition.

By: COCHRANE, Thomas, Admiral

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Folio Society, London, 2005,:

Seller ID: 97740


COCHRANE, Admiral Lord. Memoirs of a Fighting Captain. Introduced by Brian Vale. London : The Folio Society, 2005. First Folio Edition. Pp [i]-xxii,(6),1-311,(5), portrait frontis + 16 pp plates. Maps. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt decoration to front board, gilt lettering to spine, in illustrated paper covered slipcase. Contents : l. My Boyhood and Entrance into the Navy. 2. Services in the Mediterranean. 3. Cruise of the Speedy. 4. Admiralty Reluctanceto Promote Me. 5. Cruise of the Pallas. 6. My Entrance into Parliament. 7. Cruise of the Imperieuse. 8. Defence of Fort Trinidad. 9. Attack on the Ba ... View more info

Memoirs of Admiral Sir Sidney Smith, K.C.B., &c. First Edition. In Two Volumes

By: HOWARD, Edward SMITH, Sidney, Admiral) DUCKWORTH, John T. SMITH, Charles Douglass, association copy

Price: $750.00

Publisher: Richard Bentley, New Burlington Street, Publisher in Ordinary to Her Majesty, London, 1839,:

Seller ID: 110817


(SMITH, Sidney, Admiral Sir). [HOWARD, Edward]. Memoirs of Admiral Sir Sidney Smith, K.C.B., &c. By the author of "Rattlin the Reefer," &c. In Two Volumes. London : Richard Bentley, New Burlington Street, Publisher in Ordinary to Her Majesty, 1839. First Edition. Pp (2),[iii]-vii,(1),[1]-400, + frontispiece portrait; (2),[iii]-vii,(1),[1]-411,(1),(4,ads), + frontispiece portrait. 8vo, black half leather, black boards, gilt lettering to spine, marbled endpapers. Catalogue of the Library of the National Maritime Museum, Vol 2. Biography 1335; Perrin, (ed.) Admiralty Library : Subject Cat... View more info

Mermaids Do Exist : The Autobiography of Vice-Admiral Sir Henry Burrell, Royal Australian Navy (Retired). First Edition in dustjacket

By: BURRELL, Henry, Sir.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Macmillan Australia, South Melbourne, 1986, ISBN:033341540X: 1986

Seller ID: 54731

ISBN: 033341540X


BURRELL, Henry, Vice-Admiral Sir. Mermaids Do Exist : The Autobiography of Vice-Admiral Sir Henry Burrell, Royal Australian Navy (Retired). (South Melbourne): Macmillan Australia, (1986). First Edition. Pp (4),v-x,1-318 +[24]pp of plates. 8vo blue cloth, white lettering to spine. Map end-papers. Law 1453. Vice Admiral Sir Henry Mackay Burrell, KBE, CB (b. August 13, 1904,Wentworth Falls, New South Wales - d. February 9, 1988, Canberra). Mermaids Do Exist covers Sir Henry Burrell’s naval career from the time of joining the Royal Australian Naval Colle... View more info

More Tales Told .. Imp., In dj

By: BORRETT, William C. CHAMBERS, Robert

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Imperial, 1943,:

Seller ID: 71019


BORRETT, William C. More Tales Told Under the Old Town Clock. Illustrated by Robert Chambers. Halifax : The Imperial Publishing Company Limited, 1943.Pp (8),ix-xv,(1),[1]-233,(3). 8vo, red cloth. Watters p.251, Rhodenizer p. 693. One of the several collection of the Colonel's C.H.N.S. broadcast talks. E Mari Merces; The Mary Jane of Hall's Harbour; Mary O"Hea: A Lady of Fashion; Captain James Kenny, Whaler [of the James Stewart]; The Nova Scotia Archives Building; Mary Read [Lady Pirate]; Buried Treasure in Nova Scotia;H.M.S Hopewell [1597. along Cape Breton coast]; Jotham Blanchard; The W... View more info

More Tales Told .. Imp., no dj

By: BORRETT, William C. CHAMBERS, Robert

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Imperial Publishing, 1943,:

Seller ID: 38112


BORRETT, William C. More Tales Told Under the Old Town Clock. Illustrated by Robert Chambers. Halifax : The Imperial Publishing Company Limited, 1943.Pp (8),ix-xv,(1),[1]-233,(3). 8vo, red cloth. Watters p.251, Rhodenizer p. 693. One of the several collection of the Colonel's C.H.N.S. broadcast talks. E Mari Merces; The Mary Jane of Hall's Harbour; Mary O"Hea: A Lady of Fashion; Captain James Kenny, Whaler [of the James Stewart]; The Nova Scotia Archives Building; Mary Read [Lady Pirate]; Buried Treasure in Nova Scotia;H.M.S Hopewell [1597. along Cape Breton coast]; Jotham Blanchard; The W... View more info

More Tales Told Under the Old Town Clock. Imperial Edition in dustjacket.

By: BORRETT, William C. CHAMBERS, Robert

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Imperial Publishing, 1943,: 1943

Seller ID: 49664


BORRETT, William C. More Tales Told Under the Old Town Clock. Illustrated by Robert Chambers. Halifax, Nova Scotia : The Imperial Publishing Company Limited, 1943. Pp (8),ix-xv,(1),[1]-233,(3). 8vo (155 x 225 mm), red cloth, with gilt lettering to spine. With endpapers illustrated by Robert Chambers. Watters p.251, Rhodenizer p.693. For Major William Coates Borrett, (b. 1894, Dartmouth - d. 1983), see Marble pp.75-6. Robert William 'Bob" Chambers (b. April 13, 1905, Wolfville, Nova Scotia – d. March 27, 1996, Halifax) noted local cartoonist and illus... View more info

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My Life and a Few Yarns

By: FLEET, H.L., Admiral

Price: $100.00

Publisher: George Allen & Unwin , 1922,:

Seller ID: 37650


FLEET, H.L., Admiral, C.B.E. My Life and a Few Yarns. L. George Allen & Unwin Ltd., (1922). Pp 343, frontis. 8vo, blue cloth. Chapters : 1. Boyhood; 2. The Britannia; 3. The Victory; 4. The Constance; 5. The Duke of Wellington; 6. The Monarch; 7. The Plover; 8. The Raleigh; 9. Half-Pay; 10. The Indus; 11. The Condor; 12. The Serapis; 13. The Express; 14. The Northampton; 15. The Tartar; 16. HMS Magdala; 17. The Howe, Empress of India, Thames and Eolus; 18. Coastguard and Retirement. With index. Nicks to head of sunned spine, ow vg. 100.00 View more info

My Naval Career and Travels. First Edition

By: SEYMOUR, Edward H., Right Hon. Sir, Admiral of the Fleet

Price: $120.00

Publisher: Smith, Elder, London, 1911,:

Seller ID: 96494


SEYMOUR, Edward H., Right Hon. Sir, Admiral of the Fleet. My Naval Career and Travels. London : Smith, Elder & Co., 1911. First Edition. Pp [i]-xvi,1-[429],(3), frontis portrait + 8 plates. Index.. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to front board and spine. Memoirs of this Victorian officer, with extensive reflections on his long service in China. Contents : 1. H.M.S. Encounter. 2. H.M.S. Terrible. 3. H.M.S. Terrible (continued). 4. H.M.S. Terrible(continued). 5. H.M.S. Cruizer. 6. H.M.S. Calcutta. 7. H.M.S. Pique, Merse y, and Imperieuse. 8. H.M.S. Chesapeake, Cowper, and Waterman. 9. H.M.S. Sp... View more info

Naval Chronology : Or, An Historical Summary of Naval and Maritime Events from the Time of the Romans to the Treaty of Peace, 1802. 5 vols.

By: SCHOMBERG, Isaac

Price: $2,000.00

Publisher: C. Roworth, London, 1802,:

Seller ID: 76261


SCHOMBERG, Isaac. Naval Chronology : Or, An Historical Summary of Naval andMaritime Events from the Time of the Romans to the Treaty of Peace, 1802 . With an appendix. IN FIVE VOLUMES. London: printed for T. Egerton, at the Military Library, Whitehall; Bickerstaff, 210, Strand; and Richardson, Royal Exchange; by C. Roworth, Hudson's Court, Strand, 1802. I: Pp. [i]-ix,(11),[1]-481,(4) of index; II: Pp. (2),[1]-454,(26) of index; III: Pp. (2),[1]-640,(26) of index; IV: Pp. (4),[1]-759,(1); IV: (4),[1]-394,(20). 8vo, volumes 1-4 are half black leather with plain brownish paper covered boards, gil... View more info