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Naval Lessons of the Great War : A Review of the Senate Naval Investigationof the Criticisms by Admiral Sims of the Policies and Methds of Josephus D aniels. With an Introductory Note by Rear-Admiral B.A. Fiske

By: KITTREDGE, Tracy Barrett FISKE, B.A., Rear-Admiral

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Doubleday, Page & Company, Garden City, N.Y., 1921,:

Seller ID: 96563


KITTREDGE, Tracy Barrett. Naval Lessons of the Great War : A Review of the Senate Naval Investigation of the Criticisms by Admiral Sims of the Policies and Methds of Josephus Daniels. With an Introductory Note by Rear-AdmiralB.A. Fiske. Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1921. Pp [i]-xi, (3),[1]-472, frontis. Index. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to front boardand spine. Contents : 1. Introduction: The State of the Navy. 2. Naval Org anization and Preparedness, 1798-1917. 3. The Navy and Mr. Daniels, 1913-1919. 4. The Daniels Medals Awards. 5. Admiral Sims' Letter on "Certain N... View more info

Naval Warfare in the Twentieth Century 1900-1945 : Essays in honour of Arthur Marder. First Editon in dustjacket

By: JORDAN, Gerald, (ed.) DOUGLAS, W.A.B. KEMP, Peter GRETTON, Peter

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Croom Helm / Crane Russak, London / New York, 1977, ISBN:0844810142:

Seller ID: 107493


JORDAN, Gerald, (ed.). Naval Warfare in the Twentieth Century 1900-1945 : Essays in honour of Arthur Marder. Nondon : Croom Helm / New York : Crane Russak, (1977). First Editon. (12),11-243,(3). Index. 8vo, black cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Contents : Foreword (by Earl Mountbatten of Burma). Introduction (by Gerald Jordan). 1. From Tryon to Fisher : The Regeneration ofa Navy (by Peter Kemp); 2. Historical Reinterpretations of the Anglo-Germa n Naval Rivalry, 1897-1914 (by Ruddock F. Mackay); 3. Fisher and Tirpitz : Political Admirals in the Age of Imperialism (by Paul M. Kennedy); 4. Jacky... View more info

Navy. Letter to His Grace The Duke of Wellington, K.G., upon the Actual Crisis of the Country in respect to the State of the Navy. Not Published. (from A Flag Officer of Her Majesty's Fleet).

By: HAWKER, Edward

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Printed by A. Spottiswoode, London , 1838,:

Seller ID: 97220


[HAWKER, Edward]. The Navy. Letter to His Grace The Duke of Wellington, K.G., upon the Actual Crisis of the Country in respect to the State of the Navy. Not Published. (from A Flag Officer of Her Majesty's Fleet). (London : Printed by A. Spottiswoode, 1838). Pp [1]-44. 8vo, stitched, rebound in modern red marbled paper with printed white paper label to front cover. Contents : [The Letter] (pp 3-37); Extract from “Le Journal des Débats,” copied into “The Times” of November 1, 1838; Russian Baltic Fleet; The Naval Force of France; List of the American Navy, 1838; English Builders. Admir... View more info

Nelson : Love and Fame. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: NELSON, Horatio). VINCENT, Edgar.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Yale University Press, New Haven, 2003, ISBN:0300097972:

Seller ID: 57814


(NELSON, Horatio). VINCENT, Edgar. Nelson : Love & Fame. New Haven & London: Yale University Press, (2003). First Printing. Pp. (4),[v]-xiii,(1),[1]- 640,(2), including frontispiece, illustrated endpapers, maps and diagrams to text + [32] pages of plates. Thick 8vo, black cloth, gilt lettering to spine. "The story of Horatio Nelson's life - his naval glory, public fame, charismatic leadership, scandalous romance, and untimely death as he led the British to victory at the Battle of Trafalgar. This biography of Nelson (1758-1805) presents an account of his climb to fame as well as the detail... View more info

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Nelson : Love and Fame. Second Paperback Printing

By: NELSON, Horatio) VINCENT, Edgar.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Yale University Press, New Haven, 2004, ISBN:03000097972: 2004

Seller ID: 101574

ISBN: 0300097972


(NELSON, Horatio). VINCENT, Edgar. Nelson : Love and Fame. New Haven: Yale University Press, (2004). Second Paperback Printing. Pp. (4),[v]-xiii,(1),[1]-640,(2), including frontispiece, + 32 p[. of black and white plates. Illustrated. Thick 8vo, art-illustrated card covers with navy blue spine, yellow and red lettering to front, yellow lettering to spine. "Legendary for his exploits in war and love, Admiral Horatio Nelson comes into clear view in this captivating new biography." - from the rear cover. Introduction. Part I. Early Years. 1. Foundation... View more info

Nelson and His Captains : Sketches of Famous Seamen. First Edition.

By: FITCHETT, W.H.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Smith, Elder, London, 1902,:

Seller ID: 102837


FITCHETT, W.H. Nelson and His Captains : Sketches of Famous Seamen. London : Smith, Elder, 1902. First Edition. Pp (8),[1]-322 + portrait frontispiece+10 plates + folding facsimile. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to front & spine, top edge gilt.. Cowie 288. A concise study of Nelson that begins, a s such studies should, with an analysis of the great man's character. The author then presents brief biographies of the men this character bound together: Chapters: 1. Nelson: A Character Study; 2. The Men of Nelson's School;3. Sir Edward Berry; 4. Captain Edward Riou; 5. Sir Henry Blackwood; 6. Si ... View more info

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Nelson The Commander. Book Club Edition in dustjacket

By: NELSON, Horatio). BENNETT, Geoffrey BENNETT, Geoffrey

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Scribner, 1972,: 1972

Seller ID: 40172


(NELSON, Horatio). BENNETT, Geoffrey. Nelson The Commander. New York : Charles Scribner's Sons, (1972). Book Club Edition. Pp (10),[1]-322,(2). Illustrated. 8vo, maroon cloth, gilt lettering to spine. With map end-papers. Captain Geoffrey Martin Bennett DSC, FRHS (b June 7, 1909, London – d September 5, 1983, Ludlow, Shropshire) was a British Royal Navy officer and author. Cowie 194. "Nelson the man - daring in battle and winner of victories, the romantic figure who epiipitomized British dash and courage. At his state funeral, beloved and mourned by his... View more info

Nelson the Sailor. First American Edition in dustjacket

By: NELSON, Horatio). GRENFELL, Russell

Price: $37.00

Publisher: Macmillan, New York, 1950,:

Seller ID: 20049


(NELSON, Horatio). GRENFELL, Russell, Captain . Nelson the Sailor. New York: Macmillan Co., 1950. First US Printing. Pp 235. Illustrated. 8vo, blue c loth. Cowie 181. Very good in dustjacket. 37.00 View more info

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Nelson's Yankee Captain : The Life of Boston Loyalist Sir Benjamin Hallowell. First Edition in dustjacket

By: ELSON, Bryan. HALLOWELL, Benjamin

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Formac Publishing, Halifax, N.S., 2008, ISBN:9780887807510: 2008

Seller ID: 93031

ISBN: 0887807518


ELSON, Bryan. Nelson's Yankee Captain : The Life of Boston Loyalist Sir Benjamin Hallowell. Halifax, : Formac Publishing Company Limited, (2008). First Edition. Pp (8),[9]-416. Illustrated. Maps. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to front board and spine. Admiral Sir Benjamin Hallowell Carew GCB, (born Benjamin Hallowell, ca. 1 January 1761, Boston, Mass. - d. September 2, 1834, Beddington Park, Surrey). Bryan Elson is a resident of Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. “Sir Benjamin Hallowell was born in the seaport of Boston, when Massachusetts was still a colony of... View more info

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Nelson's Yankee Captain : The Life of Boston Loyalist Sir Benjamin Hallowell. First Edition in dustjacket, Signed

By: ELSON, Bryan. HALLOWELL, Benjamin

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Formac Publishing, Halifax, N.S., 2008, ISBN:9780887807510:

Seller ID: 93898

ISBN: 0887807518


ELSON, Bryan. Nelson's Yankee Captain : The Life of Boston Loyalist Sir Benjamin Hallowell. Halifax, : Formac Publishing Company Limited, (2008). First Edition. Pp (8),[9]-416. Illustrated. Maps. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to front board and spine. Admiral Sir Benjamin Hallowell Carew GCB, (born Benjamin Hallowell, ca. 1 January 1761, Boston, Mass. - d. September 2, 1834, Beddington Park, Surrey). Bryan Elson is a resident of Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. “Sir Benjamin Hallowell was born in the seaport of Boston, when Massachusetts was still a colony of... View more info

New Chronicles of the Life of Lord Nelson

By: NELSON, Horatio). BRITTON, C. J. BRITTON, C. J. CALLENDER, Geoffrey, Sir (foreword)

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Cornish Brothers, Birmingham, 1946,:

Seller ID: 52446


(NELSON, Horatio). BRITTON, C. J. New Chronicles of the Life of Lord Nelson; with a foreword by Professor Sir Geoffrey Callender. Birmingham: Cornish Brothers, [1946]. Pp. 125 + 6 leaves of plates, 2 folding genealogical tab les, and 1 folding plan. Port. frontis. 8vo, blue cloth with red lettering to spine. Cowie 178. Nelson's life, with greater emphasis placed on his personal life instead of his military escapades. Includes a list of his maladies from childhood through to his later years, a list of the places he had visited on duty and for pleasure, etc. Slightly rubbed, ex-libris sticker an... View more info

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Newfoundland and Its Missionaries In Two Parts. To which is added a Chronological Table of all the Important Events that have occured on the Island. First Edition

By: WILSON, William

Price: $600.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. / Halifax, 1866,: 1866

Seller ID: 3942


WILSON, William. Newfoundland and Its Missionaries. In Two Parts. To which is added a Chronological Table of all the Important Events that have occured on the Island. Cambridge, Mass.: Printed by Dakin & Metcalf / Halifax, N.S.: Sold at the Weslayan Book Room, 1866. Pp (4),[iii]-xii,(4),17-448,(2). 8vo, brown pressed cloth. O'Dea 723, TPL 6242, Watters 856, Morley p.59, Rhodenizer p.360. A detailed account of the rise of Methodism in Newfoundland. Also much of wider interest as seen in the following chapter headings : Part I. 1. Geographical Position and Area... View more info

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Newfoundland and Its Missionaries. inscribed copy

By: WILSON, William

Price: $750.00

Publisher: Dakin and Metcalf / Wesleyan Book Room, Cambridge, MA / Halifax, 1866,:

Seller ID: 71642


WILSON, William. Newfoundland and Its Missionaries. In Two Parts. To which is added a Chronological Table of all the Important Events that have occurred on the Island. Cambridge, Mass.: Printed by Dakin & Metcalf / Halifax, N.S.: Sold at the Weslayan Book Room, 1866. First Edition. Pp. (4),[iii]-xii,(4),17-448,(2). 8vo, green pressed cloth with gilt lettering to spine. O'Dea 723, TPL 6242, Watters 856, Morley p.59, Rhodenizer p.360. A detailed account of the rise of Methodism in Newfoundland. Also much of wider interest as seen in the following chapter headings : View more info

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Newfoundland and Its Missionaries. Crewe's copy

By: WILSON, William

Price: $700.00

Publisher: 1866,: 1866

Seller ID: 18084


WILSON, William. Newfoundland and Its Missionaries. In Two Parts. To which is added a Chronological Table of all the Important Events that have occurred on the Island. Cambridge, Mass.: Printed by Dakin & Metcalf / Halifax, N.S.: Sold at the Weslayan Book Room, 1866. First Edition. Pp (4),[iii]-xii,(4),17-448,(2). 8vo, green pressed cloth. O'Dea 723, TPL 6242, Watters 856, Morley p.59, Rhodenizer p.360. A detailed account of the rise of Methodism in Newfoundland. Also much of wider interest as seen in the following chapter headings : Part I. 1. Geographical Posi... View more info

Northern Mariner : Journal of the Canadian Nautical Research Society. Vol. 23, No. 2, April 2013

By: Canadian Nautical Research Society. GWYN, Julian. GRANATSTEIN, J.L. CARLISLE, Rodney.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Maritime Studies Research Unit, Memorial University of Newfoundland MUN, St. John's , 2013,:

Seller ID: 104194


(Canadian Nautical Research Society). The Northern Mariner : Journal of theCanadian Nautical Research Society. Vol. XXIII, No. 2, April 2013. With a note from the editor, Roger Sarty. (St. John's : Maritime Studies Research Unit, Memorial University of Newfoundland, 2013). Pp. i-iv,[99]-212,v-x. Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated brown card covers. Contents : Julian Gwyn's "Shipping to the Caribbean in the 1820s-1840s: William Roche, Halifax Merchant" (pp. 99-122); Olaf U. Janzen's "The Logic of English Saltcod: An Historiographical Revision" (pp. 123-134); Rodney Carlisle's "Da... View more info

Norton Book of The Sea. Book Club Edition in dustjacket.

By: COOTE, John O., (ed.).

Price: $12.50

Publisher: W.W. Norton & Company, New York / London, 1989, ISBN:0393027783:

Seller ID: 89801


COOTE, John O., (ed.). The Norton Book of The Sea. Introduction by Hammond Innes. New York / London : W.W. Norton & Company, (1989). Book-of-the-MonthClub Edition. Pp (4),v-xiv,[1]-406,(4). Index. 8vo, grey cloth spine, blue paper-covered boards, gilt lettering to spine. Captain John Oldham Coote, R.N..(ret'd), (b. 1921 - d. June 11, 1993), writer and yachtsman. This is the same as The Faber Book of the Sea : An Anthology. Contents : Prologue (What It Is All About – Wind and Waves – The Sea's Mysteries). Captains and Crews (Jolly Jack – Ashore or Afloat – Admirals – Captains and Mast... View more info

Number Thirteen. UK no dj

By: CAMPBELL, Gordon

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton, London, 1932,:

Seller ID: 19947


CAMPBELL, Rear-Admiral Gordon. Number Thirteen : Being the Autobiography ofRear-Admiral Gordon Gordon Campbell. London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1932. Pp 352. Illustrated. 8vo, rebound in orange library cloth. Chapters : Early Days; Pacific Station; Destroyers; China; Boys' Training Ship; Early Days of the War; Queenstown in the War; Holyhead in the War [2 chapters]; West Indies [3 chapters]; Public School Cadets; H.M.S. Impregnable; Odds and Ends; South Africa [3 chapters]; H.M.S. Tiger; Lecturing. Ex-library, worn, else very good. 35.00 View more info

One Hundred Days : The Memoirs of the Falklands Battle Group Commander. First American Edition in dustjacket

By: WOODWARD, Sandy, Admiral ROBINSON, Patrick

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Naval institute press, Annapolis, 1992, ISBN:1557506515:

Seller ID: 97833


WOODWARD, Sandy, Admiral. One Hundred Days : The Memoirs of the Falklands Battle Group Commander. With Patrick Robinson. Annapolis, Maryland : Naval Institute Press, (1992). First American Edition. Pp (10),[xi]-xix,(5),360 + 12 pp plates. Maps in text. 8vo. black cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Day,The Falkland Islands, South Georgia and The South Sandwich Islands 331. "O n 2 April 1982 Argentina invaded the Falkland Islands. The British responsewas swift, some said foolhardy. The mission of the Battle Group under the command of Rear Admiral Sandy Woodward presented a challenge that seemed... View more info

Oxford Illustrated History of the Royal Navy. First Edition in dustjacket

By: HILL, J.R., (ed.). LAMBERT, Andrew FRIEDMAN, Norman WINTON, John

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1995, ISBN:0192116754:

Seller ID: 111258


HILL, J.R., (ed.). The Oxford Illustrated History of the Royal Navy. Consultant editor: Bryan Ranft. (Oxford) : Oxford University Press, 1995. First Printing. Pp (4),[v]-xiv,(2),1-480,+ 16 pp of colour plates. Large 8vo, bluecloth, gilt lettering to spine. "Written by an international team of exper ts, this lavishly illustrated volume--boasting more than 200 pictures, including sixteen pages of color plates--provides a superb chronicle of the Royal Navy's glorious history. Everything is here--from the building of the Mary Rose, the first great man-of-war, sunk in 1545 (and recently redisco... View more info

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Parry of the Arctic: The Life Story of Admiral Sir Edward Parry 1790-1855.1st UK in dj

By: PARRY, Edward, Admiral Sirl). PARRY, Ann PARRY, Ann

Price: $60.00

Publisher: 1963,:

Seller ID: 36484


(PARRY, Edward, Admiral Sirl). PARRY, Ann. Parry of the Arctic: The Life Story of Admiral Sir Edward Parry 1790-1855. L.: Chatto & Windus, 1963. FirstEdition. Pp (11),8-240 + 16 p of plates, 6 maps in text + folding map at r ear. 8vo, turquoise blue cloth. NMM II:1112. "Written by his great-great-granddaughter, this is a biography of the famous nineteenth century sailor and Polar explorer. Parry is most remembered for his several expeditions in search of the North West Passage and his attempt to reach the North Pole; but he was also a public servant of the highest distinction, being at var... View more info