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96 Years in the Royal Navy: The astonishing story of Halifax born Admiral of the Fleet Sir Provo Wallis. First Edition.

By: HEINE, William C. WALLIS, Provo

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Lancelot Press, Hantsport, 1987, ISBN:0889993297:

Seller ID: 21394


HEINE, William C. 96 Years in the Royal Navy : The astonishing story of Halifax born Admiral of the Fleet Sir Provo Wallis who joined the Royal Navy at the age of four and served for 96 years. Hantsport, Nova Scotia : Lancelot Press, (1987). First Edition. Pp (10),11-92, + 8-pages central secion of illustrations. 8vo, card covers, with photo and Union Jack cover. Much about the action between HMS Shannon and USS Chesapeake off Boston, June 1, 1813. Chapters : 1. French Prisoner at Fourteen; 2. Arrogance on the High Seas; 3. Kill the Enemy - Save His Ship; 4. "Englishmen Still Know How to F... View more info

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A Navy Chaplain Speaks to the Fleet. First Edition.

By: MERSEREAU, Charles J., Chaplain

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Roger Duhamel, Queen's Printer, 1968,: 1968

Seller ID: 27274


MERSEREAU, Charles J., Chaplain. A Navy Chaplain Speaks to the Fleet. (Ottawa : Roger Duhamel, Queen's Printer, 1968). First Edition. Pp (2),1-37,(1). 8vo (134 x 208 mm), yellow stapled cardcovers with a photo of HMCS Bonaventure on the front. Rev. Charles J. Mersereau (b. February 29, 1920, Bathurst, New Brunswick - d. January 15, 2013, Sackville, New Brunswick). A series of articles of naval and local interest by Chaplain Mersereau, collected on the occasion of his retirement from the RCN. Contents: Old Naval Customs, The French Armada [on the d... View more info

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A Source Book of Submarines and Submersibles. First Edition in dustjacket

By: WATTS, Anthony Source Book series

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Ward Lock, London:, 1976,: 1976

Seller ID: 56335

ISBN: 0706350332


WATTS, Anthony. A Source Book of Submarines and Submersibles. Written and compiled by Anthony J. Watts. London : Ward Lock Limited, (1976). First Printing. Pp (4),5-127,(1). Double column. Illustrated with over 100 b&w photos. Oblong 12mo (170 x 118 mm), blue cloth, silver lettering to spine. In the Source Book series. Anthony John Watts (b. May 22, 1938 - d. July 19, 2014, Tiverton, Devon). Very good in unclipped dustjacket. 25.00 View more info

A Toi. First Paperback, French edition.

By: THUY, Kim. JANOVJAK, Pascal.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Libre Expression, Montreal, 2011, ISBN:9782764805596:

Seller ID: 113217


THUY, Kim and Pascal JANOVJAK. A toi. (Montréal, Québec) : Libre Expression, (2011). First Printing. Pp. (8),7-[167],(1). 8vo, illustrated cream and blue card covers with elliptical port-hole cut to front cover, navy blue spine. Text in French. The second novel by the Vietnamese-born Canadian author, and Governor General's award-winner. Very good. 20.00 View more info

Abuse of Power 2 : The Colonials and the Acadians. First Edition

By: SMALLWOOD, Bill.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Borealis Press, Ottawa, 2004, ISBN:0888872178:

Seller ID: 101285


SMALLWOOD, Bill. Abuse of Power 2 : The Colonials and the Acadians. Ottawa : Borealis Press, 2004. First Edition. Pp (6),1-425,(1). 8vo, illustrated blue card covers. An historical novel by Nova Scotia author Bill Smallwood. "Book one of this series, 'Abuse of Power: The Acadians', dealt with the struggles of the British forces to establish Imperial authority over the peoples of the Maritimes, including French civilians and military, Acadians, Indians, settlers, and some malcontents in its own ranks, in the period 1749-1757. Lieutenant William Gray of the Royal Navy does his best to perfor... View more info

Admiral of the Fleet, Sir Provo W. P. Wallis ; A Memoir. First Edition.

By: BRIGHTON, J.G.

Price: $450.00

Publisher: Hutchinson & Co,, London, 1892,:

Seller ID: 110936


BRIGHTON, J.G., m.d. Admiral of the Fleet, Sir Provo W. P. Wallis ; A Memoir. With Numerous Illustrations, Charts, &c. London : Hutchinson & Co., 1892. First Edition. Pp (6),[vii]-xiv,(2),[3]-299,(3) + portrait frontispiece. The 13 plates (two of which are charts) are included in the pagination. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt device to front board, gilt lettering to spine, t.e.g. Catalogue of the Library of the National Maritime Museum, Vol 2. Biography 1412; Perrin, Admiralty Library : Subject Catalogue of Printed Books : Part I : Historical Section, p.57; Myron Smith, The American Navy, 1789-1860 : A... View more info

Admirals in the Age of Nelson. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: BIENKOWSKI, Lee NELSON, Horatio)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Naval Institute Press, Annapolis, MD, 2003, ISBN:1557500029:

Seller ID: 102045


BIENKOWSKI, Lee. Admirals in the Age of Nelson. Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, (2003). First Printing. Pp. (6),vii-ix,(3),[1]-294,(6). 8vo, black cloth with copper lettering to spine. "The period of the French Wars (1793-1815), known as the golden age of fighting sail in Great Britain becauseof the extraordinary victories won by the Royal Navy, produced an impressi ve roster of brilliant flag officers. To date, however, these naval leadershave been overshadowed by the legendary status of their contemporary, Admi ral Lord Nelson. This book corrects the oversight by placing eleven 'ot... View more info

Affair of Chances. A Submariner's Odyssey 1939-44

By: McGEOCH, Ian

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Imperial War Museum, London, 1991,:

Seller ID: 83150


McGEOCH, Ian. An Affair of Chances. A Submariner's Odyssey 1939-44. London:Imperial War Museum, London, (1991). Pp (4),5-221,(3), including portrait frontispiece. Some photo-illustraions in the text. Large 8vo, blue cloth. With foreword by Admiralof the Fleet, Lord Lewin. "On 21 April 1943 HM Submarine Splendid was patrolling off the Bay of Naples. In five previous patrols, operating against ships taking vital supplies from Italy to the Axis armies in Tunisia, she had sunk a destroyer and more merchant tonnage than anyother Allied submarine during the same period. But her luck was about to... View more info

Age of Nelson : The Royal Navy 1793-1815. First Edition in dustjacket

By: MARCUS, G.J. NELSON, Horatio) JERVIS, John)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Viking, New York, 1971,:

Seller ID: 20990


MARCUS, G.J. The Age of Nelson : The Royal Navy 1793-1815. New York : Viking Press, (1971). First Printing. Pp 532. Illustrated. Maps. 8vo, blue cloth. Cowie 374. Chapters : 1. The French Revolution; 2. Jervis in the Mediterranean; 3. The Naval Mutinies; 4. The War on Trade, 1793-1802; 5. The Campaign on the Nile; 6. The Western Squadron; 7. 'Of Nelson and the North'; 8. Land Power and Sea Power; 9. Napoleon and Great Britain; 10. The Campaign ofTrafalgar; 11. The Continental System; 12. The Peninsular War; 13. The War on Trade, 1803-15; 14. The Crisis of the Commercial War; 15. The Uprising o... View more info

Age of Nelson : The Royal Navy 1793-1815. First Edition in dustjacket

By: MARCUS, G.J. NELSON, Horatio) JERVIS, John)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Viking, New York, 1971,:

Seller ID: 51035


MARCUS, G.J. The Age of Nelson : The Royal Navy 1793-1815. New York : Viking Press, (1971). First Printing. Pp 532. Illustrated. Maps. 8vo, blue cloth. Cowie 374. Chapters : 1. The French Revolution; 2. Jervis in the Mediterranean; 3. The Naval Mutinies; 4. The War on Trade, 1793-1802; 5. The Campaign on the Nile; 6. The Western Squadron; 7. 'Of Nelson and the North'; 8. Land Power and Sea Power; 9. Napoleon and Great Britain; 10. The Campaign ofTrafalgar; 11. The Continental System; 12. The Peninsular War; 13. The War on Trade, 1803-15; 14. The Crisis of the Commercial War; 15. The Uprising o... View more info

Allies' Fairy Book.

By: GOSSE, Edmund, introduction. RACKHAM, Arthur.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: William Heinemann, London, 0,:

Seller ID: 104228


RACKHAM, Arthur. The Allies' Fairy Book. With an introduction by Edmund Gosse and Illustrations by Arthur Rackham. London: William Heinemann / Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Co., [n.d. - ca. 1918?]. Printed at The Complete Press, West Norwood, London. With Heinemann to the foot of the spine. Pp. (8),ix-xxii,1-[122], colour frontispiece, + 11 leaves of colour Rackham plates,with tissue guards. Illustrated. Decorated endpapers. 8vo, navy blue cloth with gilt decorations to front board, dark blue lettering to front board, gilt lettering to spine. Contents: 1. English: Jack the Giant-Killer; 2. Sco... View more info

Antoine Gérin-Lajoie. no dj

By: GERIN-LAJOIE, Antoine). DE MONTIGNY, Louvigny Makers of Canadian Literature DE MONTIGNY, Louvigny

Price: $30.00

Publisher: 1923,:

Seller ID: 37769


(GERIN-LAJOIE, Antoine). DE MONTIGNY, Louvigny. Antoine Gérin-Lajoie. Tor.:Ryerson Press, n.d. [ca.1923]. Library Edition. Pp 130. Portrait. Sm 8vo, navy cloth with author's signature blindstamped to front board. In the Makers of Canadian Literature series. Text in French. Vg. 30.00 View more info

Artificial Silk and its Manufacture. 2nd

By: FOLTZER, Joseph WODEHOUSE, T.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons, Ltd., 1924,:

Seller ID: 48169


FOLTZER, Joseph. Artificial Silk and its Manufacture. Translated from the French by T. Woodhouse. L: Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons, Ltd., 1924. Second Edition. Pp. 255. Illustrated with 117 in text drawings and two folding charts. 8vo, navy cloth, gilt lettering to front and spine. Central crack, slight bend to boards, spine ends nicked, speckling to front cloth along fore-edge, rubbed, light wear to corners and edges, endpapers foxed, else vg. 40.00 View more info

Assassination in Algiers : Churchill, Roosevelt, de Gaulle, and the Murder of Admiral Darlan. 1st UK in dj.

By: VERRIER, Anthony DARLAN CHURCHILL ROOSEVELT

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Macmillan, London, 1990, ISBN:033341439x:

Seller ID: 74400


VERRIER, Anthony. Assassination in Algiers : Churchill, Roosevelt, de Gaulle, and the Murder of Admiral Darlan. London: Macmillan, (1990). Pp. [1]-302. First UK Printing. Illustrated. 8vo, black cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Vg in nicked, unclipped dj. 17.50 View more info

Barbary Corsairs. Fourth Edition

By: LANE-POOLE, Stanley Story of the Nations, Subscription Edition, Vol. 22 KELLEY, J. D. J.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: T. Fisher Unwin, London, 1890,:

Seller ID: 111402


LANE-POOLE, Stanley. The Barbary Corsairs. With Additions by Lieut. J. D. J. Kelley, U.S. Navy. Fourth Edition. London : T. Fisher Unwin, (copyright 1890). Subscription Edition. Pp (10),[vii]-xviii,(2),[3]-316. Illustrated. Maps. Index. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt and blue lettering to front board and spine. The Story of the Nations, Subscription Edition, Vol. 22. Contents : Introduction. 1. The Revenge of the Moors; 2. The Land of the Corsairs; Part I. - The Corsair Admirals; 3. Uruj Barbarossa. 1504-1515; 4. The Taking of Algiers. 1516-1518; 5. Kheyr-ed-din Barbarossa 1518-1530; 6. The Ottoman Nav... View more info

Battle of the Nile. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: NELSON, Horatio). WARNER, Oliver

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Batsford, London, 1960,:

Seller ID: 102728


(NELSON, Horatio). WARNER, Oliver. The Battle of the Nile. London: B.T. Batsford, Ltd., (1960). First UK Edition. Pp. (8),9-184, including frontispiece, Illustrated with photographs and diagrams. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering and tooling to spine. Cowie, Lord Nelson 1758-1805 : A Bibliography 727. "The Battle of the Nile, like the Battle of El Alamein from which it was separated by a century and a half in time but by relatively few miles indistance, was the turning point of a war; for both battles were the first major reverse, in the one case of the Napoleonic forces, in the other of... View more info

Battleship Barham. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: JONES, Geoffrey P.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: William Kimber, London, 1979, ISBN:0718304160:

Seller ID: 100225


JONES, Geoffrey P. Battleship Barham. London: William Kimber, (1979). FirstUK Printing. Pp. (6),[7]-272. Illustrated in black and white. 8vo, navy bl ue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. "From her vital part in the Fifth Battle Squadron, at the Battle of Jutland, as guardship of the German Fleet at Scapa, to the Sinn Fein troubles in Ireland, to France, West Africa and the West Indies, with the Mediterranean Fleet, and to Palestine and the Spanish Civil War, Barham was always to the fore. With the Second World War less than three months old, Barham on her way back to Britain was torpedoe... View more info

Battleship Missouri : The Battleship Missouri Memorial in Pearl Harbor, Hawai'i

By: RONCK, Ronn

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Mutual Publishing, Honolulu, 1999, ISBN:1566472520:

Seller ID: 92720


RONCK, Ronn. Battleship Missouri : The Battleship Missouri Memorial in Pearl Harbor, Hawai'i . Illustrated with historic photographs. Honolulu: MutualPublishing, (1999). Pp. [1]-71,(1). Illustrated. Double column. 4to, illus trated blue card covers with French flaps. Name inked to ffep, else very good. 12.50 View more info

Battleships : Allied Battleships in World War II. First Edition in dustjacket

By: GARZKE, William H., Jr. DULIN, Robert O., Jr.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Naval Institute Press, Annapolis, MD, 1980, ISBN:0870211005: 1980

Seller ID: 89081

ISBN: 0870211005


GARZKE, William H., Jr., and Robert O. DULIN, Jr. Battleships : Allied Battleships in World War II. Line Drawings by Thomas G. Webb. Annapolis, Maryland : Naval Institute Press, (1980). First Edition. Pp [i]-xi,(1),[1]-391,(5),+ 7 folding plans. Illustrated. Index. Large 8vo (240 x 285 mm), blue cloth, silver lettering to spine. 1. Introduction. 2. The Dunkerque Class. 3. The Richelieu Class. 4. The Netherlands – Design 1047. 5. The King George V Class. 6. The Lion Class. 7. Vanguard. 8. The Sovietskii Soyuz Class. 9. Soviet Battlecruisers. View more info

Behind a Mask. Or, Numa Roumestan.

By: DAUDET, Alphonse. CHAMPLIN, Virginia, trans.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Rand, McNally & Company, Publishers, Chicago, 1890,:

Seller ID: 106053


DAUDET, Alphonse. Behind a Mask. Or, Numa Roumestan. Translated from the French by Virginia Champlin. Chicago and New York: Rand, McNally & Company, Publishers, (1890). First thus printing [originally in 1881 by Lee & Shepard]. Pp. (4),vii-viii,[1]-312. 8vo, navy blue cloth wiht red borders and red decoration to front board, red lettering to front board and spine. A very good, tight copy. 35.00 View more info