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Policy and Operations in the Mediterranean, 1912-1914

By: LUMBY, E.W.R.,(ed.) Navy Records Society Vol.115

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Navy Records Society, 1970,:

Seller ID: 19221


LUMBY, E.W.R. Policy and Operations in the Mediterranean, 1912-1914. L.: Navy Records Society, 1970. Pp 481, port frontis.+ 3 fldg charts. 8vo, blue cloth, with gilt to front and spine. Publications of the Navy Records Society Vol. 115. With indices. Vg. 45.00 View more info

Poseidon : A Personal Study of Admiral Lord Nelson. First Edition in dustjacket

By: NELSON, Horatio). CAPES, Renalt

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Sidgwick and Jackson, London, 1947,:

Seller ID: 110937


(NELSON, Horatio). CAPES, Renalt. Poseidon : A Personal Study of Admiral Lord Nelson. London : Sidgwick and Jackson Limited, (1947). First Edition. Pp(6),vii-viii,(2),3-206 + portrait frontispiece + 5 plates. 8vo, blue cloth , gilt lettering to spine. Cowie 179. An early and, on the whole, quite sensible examination of the private life of the great man. The chief focus is on the "sins" he committed with Emma Hamilton, but these are balanced with an appreciation of her own incipient greatest, and with a subtle psychological portrait of the hero himself. With index. Foxing to fore-edges,... View more info

Poseidon : A Personal Study of Admiral Lord Nelson. First Edition.

By: NELSON, Horatio). CAPES, Renalt

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Sidgwick and Jackson, London, 1947,: 1947

Seller ID: 31208


(NELSON, Horatio). CAPES, Renalt. Poseidon : A Personal Study of Admiral Lord Nelson. London : Sidgwick and Jackson Limited, (1947). First Edition. Pp(6),vii-viii,(2),3-206 + portrait frontispiece + 5 plates. 8vo, blue cloth , gilt lettering to spine. Cowie 179. An early and, on the whole, quite sensible examination of the private life of the great man. The chief focus is on the "sins" he committed with Emma Hamilton, but these are balanced with an appreciation of her own incipient greatest, and with a subtle psychological portrait of the hero himself. With index... View more info

Prize Money and Rising Expectations : Admiral Warren's Personal Fortune. Anarticle in Histoire Sociale / Social History, No. 8, Novembre / November 1 971

By: GWYN, Julian. WARREN, Peter, Admiral BICHA, Karel D. Histoire Sociale / Social History, No. 8

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Université d'Ottawa / Carleton University, Ottawa, 1971,:

Seller ID: 89751


GWYN, Julian. “Prize Money and Rising Expectations : Admiral Warren's Personal Fortune.” An article in Histoire Sociale / Social History, No. 8, Novembre / November 1971, pp 84-101. (Ottawa) : Université d'Ottawa / Carleton University, 1971. Pp (4),[5]-133,(3). 8vo, blue and white card covers. On Vice-Admiral Sir Peter Warren (1703 - 1751), who commanded the naval forces in the attack on Louisbourg in 1745. Also, “Settling Accounts with an Old Adversary : The Decatholicization of Czech Immigrants in America” by Karel D.Bicha (pp 45-60); and more. Rubbed, tears to spine ends, spine lig... View more info

Proceedings U.S. Naval Institute. Vol. 112/2/996, February 1986

By: United States Naval Institute GRAY, Colin S. DOM, David R. GREER, William L.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Annapolis, MD, U.S. Naval Institute, 1986,:

Seller ID: 89769


(United States Naval Institute). Proceedings U.S. Naval Institute. Vol. 112/2/996, February 1986. Annapolis, MD : U.S. Naval Institute, 1986. Pp [1]-144. Illustrated. Double Column. 4to, illustrated wrappers. Contents : ColinS. Gray's “Maritime Strategy”; David R. Dorn's “The Next Liberty Ship”; Cm dr. David M. Fitzgerald's “The Soviets in Southeast Asia”; William L. Greerand Cmdr. James Bartholomew's “The Psychology of Mine Warfare”; Capt. Paul R. Swarz's “The Admirals' Revolt”; Lt. Cmdr. Douglas S. Derrer's “Counteri ng Terrorism, Part II”; Stephen Sloan's “TWA Flig... View more info

Queen Mary and the Cruiser : The Curacoa Disaster

By: THOMAS, David A. HOLMES, Patrick

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Naval Institute Press, Annapolis, MD, 1997, ISBN:1557506981:

Seller ID: 85766


THOMAS, David A., and Patrick HOLMES. Queen Mary and the Cruiser : The Curacoa Disaster. Annapolis, MD : Naval Institute Press, (1997). First US Edition. Pp [i]-xii,1-196,+ 16 pp plates. Index. 8vo, navy cloth, gilt letteringto spine. Contents : Introduction. 1. Showing the Flag: Prelude to War. 2. Bombed in Norway 3. Norwegian Aftermath: The North-About Convoys. 4. Capta in of His Majesty's Cruiser. 5. The Superlative Liner: Cunard Captain. 6. Escorting the Queens. 7. Those in Peril on the Sea: Danger Looms. 8. The Collision: Struggling for Survival. 9. Escapes from Death. 10. Captains in Cou... View more info

Rear-Admiral Samuel Francis Du Pont, United States Navy : A Biography

By: DU PONT, H.A.

Price: $38.00

Publisher: National Americana Society, New York , 1926,:

Seller ID: 22473


DU PONT, H.A. Rear-Admiral Samuel Francis Du Pont, United States Navy : A Biography. New York : National Americana Society, 1926. Pp 320. Illustrated.8vo, blue cloth. Contents : Birth, Parentage, Youth and Marriage; Cruise o f the Ohio, 1838-1841; The Mexican War; The Naval Efficiency Board; The Cruise of the Minnesota; In Command of the Philadelphia Navy Yards; The Battleof Port Royal; Operations Immediately Following the Battle of Port Royal; Secretary Welles Orders an Independent Naval Attack Upon Charleston; The Naval Attack on Charleston; The Sequel to the Naval Attack on Charleston; Cong... View more info

Rickover and the Nuclear Navy : The Discipline of Technology. 2nd printingin dustjacket

By: DUNCAN, Francis RICKOVER, Hyman G., Admiral)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Naval Institute Press, Annapolis, MD, 1990, ISBN:0870212362:

Seller ID: 88180


DUNCAN, Francis. Rickover and the Nuclear Navy : The Discipline of Technology . Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, (1990). Second Printing. Pp. (6),vii-xxvii,(3),1-374,(4), + 16 p. of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth with silver lettering to spine. Contents: 1. Common Denominators; 2. Submarines; 3. Thresher; 4. Surface Ships -- First Battles; 5. Surface Ships -- The Alliance with Congress; 6. Legislating Nuclear Power into the Fleet; 7. Technology and Diplomacy: The Multilateral Force; 8. Shippingport; 9. The Devil Is in the Details; 10. Independence and Control; 11. Discipline of Tech... View more info

Roger Keyes : Being the Biography of Admiral of the Fleet Lord Keyes of Zeebrugge and Dover. First Edition

By: KEYES, Roger). ASPINALL-OGLANDER, Cecil

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Hogarth Press, London, 1951,:

Seller ID: 15138


(KEYES, Roger). ASPINALL-OGLANDER, Cecil. Roger Keyes : Being the Biographyof Admiral of the Fleet Lord Keyes of Zeebrugge and Dover, , G.C.B., K.C.V .O., C.M.G., D.S.O. London: Hogarth Press, 1951. First Edition. Pp. (10),xi-xv,(1),1-478,(2), frontispiece, + 5 leaves of black and white plates. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth with dark blue gilt lettered title block to spine.Law 0448. "Admiral of the Fleet Lord Keyes was a sailor with 'the Nelson t ouch', ad his deeds stirred the hearts of his fellow-countrymen. From the day he began his career in the full-rigged frigate Raleigh, his life rea... View more info

Roger Keyes : Being the Biography of Admiral of the Fleet Lord Keyes of Zeebrugge and Dover. First Edition in dustjacket

By: KEYES, Roger). ASPINALL-OGLANDER, Cecil

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Hogarth Press, London, 1951,:

Seller ID: 21100


(KEYES, Roger). ASPINALL-OGLANDER, Cecil. Roger Keyes : Being the Biographyof Admiral of the Fleet Lord Keyes of Zeebrugge and Dover, , G.C.B., K.C.V .O., C.M.G., D.S.O. London: Hogarth Press, 1951. First Edition. Pp. (10),xi-xv,(1),1-478,(2), frontispiece, + 5 leaves of black and white plates. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth with dark blue gilt lettered title block to spine.Law 0448. "Admiral of the Fleet Lord Keyes was a sailor with 'the Nelson t ouch', ad his deeds stirred the hearts of his fellow-countrymen. From the day he began his career in the full-rigged frigate Raleigh, his life rea... View more info

Royal George. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: JOHNSON, R.F., Brigadier MOUNTBATTEN, foreword

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Charles Knight & Co. Ltd., London, 1971, ISBN:0853141037:

Seller ID: 102467


JOHNSON, R.F., Brigadier. The Royal George. With a foreword by Admiral of the Fleet Earl Mountbatten of Burma. London : Charles Knight & Co. Ltd., 1971. First Printing. Pp. (8),ix-xviii,1-201,(1) + 10 leaves of black and white plates. Illustrated. Map endpapers. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine, top edge dyed blue. Catalogue of the Library of the National Maritime Museum, Vol 5. Naval History 1371. "On 29 August 1782, at twenty minutes past one in the forenoon, His Majesty's Ship Royal George sank at Spithead. Eight or nine hundred lives were lost -- the precise number was neve... View more info

Rule of the Admirals : Law, Custom and Naval Government in Newfoundland, 1699-1832. First Edition, Paperback

By: BANNISTER, Jerry

Price: $30.00

Publisher: University of Toronto Press, Toronto, 2003, ISBN:0802086136:

Seller ID: 64026


BANNISTER, Jerry. The Rule of the Admirals : Law, Custom and Naval Government in Newfoundland, 1699-1832. Toronto : "Published for The Osgoode Societyfor Canadian Legal History by University of Toronto Press", (2003). First Edition. Pp (8),[ix]-xix,(7),[3]-423,(9). With tables, diagrams and a few illustrations in the text. 8vo, art-illustrated cardcovers with black spine."The Rule of the Admirals examines governance in Newfoundland from the rul e of the fishing admirals in 1699 to the establishment of representative government in 1832. It offers the first in-depth account of the ri... View more info

Safeguard of the Sea : A Naval History of Britain 660-1649. 2nd US printing

By: RODGER, N.A.M.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: W.W. Norton & Company, New York / London, 0, ISBN:039304579x:

Seller ID: 80887


RODGER, N.A.M. The Safeguard of the Sea : A Naval History of Britain 660-1649. New York / London : W.W. Norton & Company, (1998). Second US Printing. Pp [i]-xxviii,[1]-691,(1),+ 24 pp plates. Maps. Index. 8vo, navy cloth spine, gilt lettering to spine, blue paper-covered boards. Nicholas Andrew Martin Rodger (b. November 12, 1949). Contents : 1. The Three Seas (660-899; Ships 660-1066). 2. The First English Empires (900-1066). 3. The Partition ofBritain (1066-1204). 4. The Fall of the House of Anjou (Operations 1204-12 66; Administration 1204-1216). 5. Ships of War (Ships 1066-1455). 6. The No... View more info

Sailor's Admiral : A Biography of William F. Halsey. First Edition in dustjacket

By: HALSEY, William F.). MERRILL, James M. MERRILL, James M.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Thomas Y. Crowell, New York, 1976, ISBN:0690011636:

Seller ID: 18740


(HALSEY, William F.). MERRILL, James M. A Sailor's Admiral : A Biography ofWilliam F. Halsey. New York : Thomas Y. Crowell, (1976). First Printing. P p 271. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth. "William F. Halsey [1882-1959] was themost famous and colorful of all World War II admirals, a legend in his own time. He was called 'the greatest fighting admiral of this or any war' by General Douglas MacArthur." - from the dj. Very good in price-clipped dustjacket. 40.00 View more info

Sailor-Scholar. 1st Cdn no dj

By: RICHMOND, Herbert). HUNT, Barry D. HUNT, Barry D.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Wilfrid Laurier University Press, Waterloo, ON, 1982, ISBN:0889201048:

Seller ID: 22464


(RICHMOND, Admiral Sir Herbert). HUNT, Barry D. Sailor-Scholar : Admiral Sir Herbert Richmond 1871-1946. (Waterloo) : Wilfrid Laurier University Press, (1982). First Printing. Pp. (6),vii-xii,1-259,(1). 8vo, blue cloth with white titles to front and spine. Chapters : 1. The Fisher Era: The Educationof a Reformer; 2. The Naval Society and Review; 3. At the Admiralty: The F irst Years of War (1914-1915); 4. Crisis at Sea: The Young Turks' Revolt (1916-1917); 5. The Wemyss Regime: Great Expectations Unfulfilled (1918-1919); 6. Postwar Readjustments: The View from Greenwich (1920-1923); 7. The Eas... View more info

Sea is Strong. 1st UK no dj.

By: de CHAIR, Dudley, Admiral Sir DE CHAIR, Somerset, preface and epilogue

Price: $16.00

Publisher: George G. Harrap, London, 1961,:

Seller ID: 90494


de CHAIR, Dudley, Admiral Sir. The Sea is Strong. With a Preface and Epilogue by Somerset de Chair. London: George G. Harrap & Co., (1961). First Printing. Pp. (12),13-248, port. frontis., + 6 p. of plates, with some textual maps. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Contents: 1. I joined the Navy; 2. Trouble in Egypt; 3. Taken prisoner; 4. Cairo; 5. Rescue; 6. Gunroom; 7. The Loss of HMS Victoria; 8. Silent Service; 9. Sunshine; 10. The Queen Dies; 11. Two Engagements; 12. Dollars Unlimited; 13. ACall from Jellicoe; 14. First Meeting with Churchill; 15. Churchill and th ... View more info

Sea of Thunder : Four Commanders and the Last Great Naval Campaign 1941-1945. book club in dj.

By: THOMAS, Evan.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster, New York, 2006,:

Seller ID: 89100


THOMAS, Evan. Sea of Thunder : Four Commanders and the Last Great Naval Campaign 1941-1945. New York: Simon & Schuster, (2006). Book Club Edition. Pp.(16),1-415,(1). Illustrated. 8vo, navy boards. "Evan Thomas takes us insid e the naval war of 1941-1945 in the South Pacific in a way that blends the best of military and cultural history and riveting narrative drama. He follows four men throughout: Admiral William "Bull" Halsey, the American fleet commander; Admiral Takeo Kurita, the Japanese battleship commander; AdmiralMatome Ugaki, commander of and last of the kamikazes; and Comma... View more info

Sea of Thunder : Four Commanders and the Last Great Naval Campaign 1941-1945. in dj.

By: THOMAS, Evan.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster, New York, 2006, ISBN:9780743252218:

Seller ID: 87600


THOMAS, Evan. Sea of Thunder : Four Commanders and the Last Great Naval Campaign 1941-1945. New York: Simon & Schuster, (2006). First Printing. Pp. (16),1-415,(1). Illustrated. 8vo, grey paper covered boards with red cloth spine, gilt lettering to spine. "Evan Thomas takes us inside the naval war of1941-1945 in the South Pacific in a way that blends the best of military a nd cultural history and riveting narrative drama. He follows four men throughout: Admiral William "Bull" Halsey, the American fleet commander; AdmiralTakeo Kurita, the Japanese battleship commander; Admiral Matome... View more info

Sea of Thunder : Four Commanders and the Last Great Naval Campaign 1941-1945. Large Print Edition

By: THOMAS, Evan.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Thomson / Gale, Detroit , 2007, ISBN:9781594122575:

Seller ID: 86174


THOMAS, Evan. Sea of Thunder : Four Commanders and the Last Great Naval Campaign 1941-1945. Large Print Edition. Detroit : Thomson / Gale, (2007). First Printing. Pp [1]-705,(15). Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated black card covers. "Journalist and bestselling historian Evan Thomas takes us inside the naval war of 1941-1945 in the South Pacific in a way that blends the best ofmilitary and cultural history and riveting narrative drama. He follows fou r men throughout: Admiral William "Bull" Halsey, the American fleet commander; Admiral Takeo Kurita, the Japanese battleship commander; Ad... View more info

Sea Power of the State. First American Edition in dustjacket

By: GORSHKOV, S.G.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Naval Institute Press, Annapolis, MD, 1979, ISBN:0870219618:

Seller ID: 88657


GORSHKOV, S.G. The Sea Power of the State. Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, (1979). Pp. (4),v-xiv,1-290. Tables, maps in text. 8vo, patterned blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Papadakis and Glassner, InternationalLaw of the Sea and Marine Affairs: A Bibliography : Supplement to the 1980 edition 8510. An examination of the importance of sea power in maintaining global power, by the architect of the modern Soviet navy, Sergei Gorshkov (b. February 26, 1910, Kamianets-Podilskyi, Ukraine - d. May 13, 1988, Moscow). Contents: 1. The Oceans and the Sea Power of the State [Different Views... View more info