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1930 Annual Journal of The United Services Institute of Nova Scotia. Third Year. Volume Three

By: GILLIS, G.H., Capt (ed.) FORTIER, L.M. SPARLING, H.C. MacMECHAN, Archibald

Price: $135.00

Publisher: United Services Institute of Nova Scotia, Halifax, N.S., 1930,:

Seller ID: 86212


GILLIS, G.H., Capt (ed.). 1930 Annual Journal of The United Services Institute of Nova Scotia. Third Year. Volume Three. Halifax, N.S.: United Services Institute of Nova Scotia, 1930. Pp 1-180. Illustrated. Maps. 8vo, red printed card covers. Articles of nautical interest : “The Navy at the Dardanelles” by Lieut.-Cm. F.L. Houghton, RCN (pp 43-57) and “The Freedom of the Seas” by Dr. H.F. Munro (pp 76-87). Other articles : “The Ancient Fort at Annapolis Royal, N... View more info

300,000 Sea Miles : An Autobiography.

By: PELLY, Henry, Admiral Sir.

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Chatto and Windus, London , 1938,:

Seller ID: 85955


PELLY, Henry, Admiral Sir. 300,000 Sea Miles : An Autobiography. London : Chatto and Windus, 1938. First Edition. Pp [i]-xi,(1),1-222,(2), port. frontis. + 7 leaves of plates + 1 folding plan. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine, gilt signature to front board, top edge dyed blue. Contents : Preface. The Far East. The West Indies. The South Seas. The Royal Yachts. The Channel and Mediterranean. More or Less a Civilian. H.M.S. Tiger – First Year. H.M.S. Tiger – Se... View more info

300,000 Sea Miles : An Autobiography.

By: PELLY, Henry, Admiral Sir.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Chatto and Windus, London , 1938,:

Seller ID: 94765


PELLY, Henry, Admiral Sir. 300,000 Sea Miles : An Autobiography. London : Chatto and Windus, 1938. First Edition. Pp [i]-xi,(1),1-222,(2), port. frontis. + 7 leaves of plates + 1 folding plan. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine, gilt signature to front board, top edge dyed blue. Contents : Preface. The Far East. The West Indies. The South Seas. The Royal Yachts. The Channel and Mediterranean. More or Less a Civilian. H.M.S. Tiger – First Year. H.M.S. Tiger – Se... View more info

50 North : An Atlantic Battleground. First Canadian Edition in dustjacket.

By: EASTON, Alan. DYER, K.L., Rear-Admiral.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Ryerson Press, Toronto, 1963,:

Seller ID: 66883


EASTON, Alan. 50 North : An Atlantic Battleground. With a Foreword by Rear-Admiral K.L. Dyer. Toronto : The Ryerson Press, (1963). First Edition. Pp (8),9-287,(1). 8vo, blue cloth. Law 0201, Laugher p.159. Lieutenant-Commander Alan Herbert Easton, (b. 1902 Montreal - d. September 2001, Vermont) long-time resident of Halifax, Distinguished Service Cross, Royal Canadian Naval Reserve, served on the corvettes HMCS Battleford, Sackville and Baddeck. The Battle of the Atlanti... View more info

73 North : The Battle of the Barents Sea.. UK reissue in dj

By: POPE, Dudley

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Secker & Warburg, London, 1988,:

Seller ID: 18293


POPE, Dudley. 73 North : The Battle of the Barents Sea. With a Foreword by Admiral of the Fleet Lord Tovey. L.: Secker & Warburg, (1988). Reissue. Pp 320. Illustrated. 8vo, red cloth. Law 0511 "When a German U-Boat spotted the Allied convoy on the Arctic Route to Russia a message was immediately relayed to the battleships Lützow and Hipper and six large destroyers. They were to annihilate it. Captain Vincent Sherbrooke RN had only four destroyersin his escort and fo... View more info

820 Naval Air Squadron.

By: Royal Navy - Helicopters)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Royal Navy, 1989,:

Seller ID: 66075


(Royal Navy - Helicopters). 820 Naval Air Squadron. (L.: Directorate of Public Relations (Royal Navy), 1989). Pp [8]. Illustrated with photos to text;double column. 8vo, stapled illustrated wraps. Contents: The Squadron Toda y; Our Aircraft the Westland Sea King HAS Mark 6; Our Ship HMS Ark Royal; 820 Squadron - A History; 820 Squadron Aircraft; 820 Squadron Ships; Battle Honours. Very good. 10.00 View more info

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 P... View more info

99 Years of Navy. in dj.

By: MORLEY, Sam WOODS, W.E.V. DUNLEVY, Bill. McGRATH, Paul.

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Quiller Press, London, 1995, ISBN:1899163077:

Seller ID: 38182


MORLEY, Sam. 99 Years of Navy. (L): Quiller Press, (1995). Pp 198. 8vo, navy cloth. Four accounts of life in the twentieth-century Royal Navy and Royal Marines: Lt. Comdr. W.E.V. Woods and his experience of 1st Battle CruiserSquadron and of the Battle of Dogger Bank in the Great War; Bill Dunlevy, who survived the sinking of HMS Exeter and who witnessed to atomic bombing of Nagasaki as a slave labourer; Sam Morley, who served the six years of World War Two in destroyers;... View more info

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A Dictionary of British Ships and Seamen. First Edition in dustjacket

By: UDEN, Grant, and Richard COOPER.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Allen Lane / Kestrel Books, Harmondsworth, England, 1980, ISBN:0722652429: 1980

Seller ID: 92582


UDEN, Grant, and Richard COOPER. A Dictionary of British Ships and Seamen. Illustrated by Lionel Willis and with prints. (Harmondsworth, England) : Allen Lane / Kestrel Books, (1980). First Edition. Pp (8),9--591,(1) + 8-page central section of colour illustrations. Double Column. 8vo, brown cloth, silver lettering to spine. A comprehensive guide to the seamen, ships, battles and trading enterprises that figure in British history. Also included are entr... View more info

A Midshipman's War : A Young Man in the Mediterranean Naval War 1941-1943. First Edition in dustjacket

By: WADE, Frank

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Cordillera, Vancouver, 1994, ISBN:185995006x: 1994

Seller ID: 43745

ISBN: 185995006X


WADE, Frank. A Midshipman's War : A Young Man in the Mediterranean Naval War 1941-1943. Vancouver, B.C. : Cordillera Publing Company, (1994). First Edition. Pp (6),7-256. Many b&w photos and other illustrations in the text. 8vo, grey cloth, gilt lettering to spine. The World War Two memoirs of a man wh o served in HMS Queen Elizabeth in the Mediterranean, including his experiences of the battle for Crete, the Syrian campaign, the Malta convoys, the Tob... 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, collecte... View more info

A.B.C.D. Pamphlet. B.R. 1294 B

By: Admiralty

Price: $30.00

Publisher: 1952,:

Seller ID: 98769


Admiralty. A.B.C.D. Pamphlet. B.R. 1294 B. Director of Tactical and Staff Duties Division, Naval Staff, Admiralty, 1952. Pp [1]-[19],(1). 12mo, blue printed card covers. Admiraly prefatory note by J.G. Lang', 17 May, 1952. "For issue to every Officer and Man on joining the Royal Navy".Acronym for Atomic, Biological and Chemical Protection and Damage Control: ABCD. Sections: A.B.C.D. : Golden Rules for A.B.C.D. Damage : Flooding - Watertight Discipline - Fire - Ma... View more info

Above and Under Hatches : Recollections of James Anthony Gardner, R.N. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: GARDNER, James Anthony LLOYD, Christopher, ed.

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Batchworth, London, 1955,:

Seller ID: 102465


(GARDNER, James Anthony). Above and Under Hatches : Recollections of James Anthony Gardner, R.N. Edited by Christopher Lloyd. London: The Batchworth Press, (1955). First Printing. Pp. (8),[ix]-xvi,[1]-200,(2), frontispiece, +8 p. of black and white plates. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt let tering to spine. Catalogue of the Library of the National Maritime Museum. Vol 2. Biography 600. "James Anthony Gardner, who lived in the stirring times of Rodney and Nels... 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 ... View more info

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Account of the Cruise of the St George on the North American and West Indian Station During the Years 1861-1862

By: DENNYS, N.B. Alfred, Prince

Price: $1,500.00

Publisher: Saunders, Otley, and Co., London, 1862,:

Seller ID: 43577


DENNYS, N.B. An Account of the Cruise of the St George on the North American and West Indian Station During the Years 1861-1862. London: Saunders, Otley, and Co., 1862. First Edition. Pp xi, 267, folding map frontispiece., one plate leaf (opposite p.95). 8vo, orig. half calf with raised bands and marbled boards. Sabin 19602, Hallett, Bermuda in Print (2nd. ed) p.69. Not inTPL or Lande. The author describes his impressions of the voyage on which H.R.H. Prince Alfred was a... View more info

Account of the Discovery of Tahiti : From the Journal of George Robertson, Master of H.M.S. Dolphin

By: ROBERTSON, George WARNER, Oliver, ed. GIBBINGS, Robert, wood engravings

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Folio Press, J. M. Dent, London, 1973, ISBN:046004141:

Seller ID: 111051


ROBERTSON, George. An Account of the Discovery of Tahiti : From the Journalof George Robertson, Master of H.M.S. Dolphin. Edited, with an Introductio n by Oliver Warner. With Wood Engravings by Robert Gibbings. London : FolioPress / J. M. Dent, 1973. Reprint. Pp (4),5-127,(1). Illustrated. Map. 8vo , green cloth, gilt lettering to spine and gilt decorations to boards. The Dolphin circumnavigated the world for a second time, under the command of Samuel Wallis. The master ... View more info

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Account of the Expedition of the British Fleet to Sicily , In the Years 1718, 1719, and 1720. 2d ed.

By: BYNG, George, Sir]

Price: $650.00

Publisher: J. and R. Tonson, 1739,:

Seller ID: 39999


[BYNG, George, Sir]. An Account of the Expedition of the British Fleet to Sicily , In the Years 1718, 1719, and 1720, under the Command of Sir George Byng, Bart. (Afterwards Viscount Torrington) Admiral and Commander in Chiefof His Majesty's Fleet; and his Majesty's Commissary and Plenipotiary to t he Several Princes and States of Italy. Collected from the Admiral's Manuscripts, and other Original Papers. The Second Edition. L: Printed for J. andR. Tonson, 1739. Pp 96. 8... View more info

Account of the Mutiny on HMS Bounty. Sutton Paperback.

By: BLIGH, William. BOWMAN, Robert, ed.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Alan Sutton, Gloucester, 1981, ISBN:086299005x:

Seller ID: 115097


BLIGH, William, Lieutenant. An Account of the Mutiny on HMS Bounty. Edited by Robert Bowman. (Gloucester) : Alan Sutton, (1981). First thus printing. Pp. (6),[7]-158,(2). 8vo, art-illustrated peach card covers wtih black lettering to front and spine. "The Mutiny on the Bounty must surely be one of the best known of all naval stories. It has been written about and recreatedon film many times, with varying degrees of accuracy. From the various ret ellings of the story ... View more info

Aces & Wingmen : Men, Machines and Units of the United States Army Air Force, Eighth Fighter Command and 354th Fighter Group, Ninth Air Force, 1943-5.signed in dj.

By: MORRIS, Danny TURNER, Richard E., Lt. Col., foreword SCUTTS, Jerry

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Neville Spearman, London, 1972, ISBN:0854352414:

Seller ID: 94892


MORRIS, Danny. Aces & Wingmen : Men, Machines and Units of the United States Army Air Force, Eighth Fighter Command and 354th Fighter Group, Ninth AirForce, 1943-5 . With a foreword by Lt Col Richard E. Turner. Illustrated b y Jerry Scutts. (London): Neville Spearman Ltd., (1972). First Printing. Pp. (14),15-488. Illustrated (some of which are in colour). Largely double column. Large 8vo, navy blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. "'Aces & Wingmen' contains storie... View more info

Act for transferring the Management of Greenwich Out-Pensions, and certain Duties in Matters of Prize, to the Treasurer of the Navy. 1st June 1829

By: Royal Navy)

Price: $80.00

Publisher: George Eyre and Andrew Strahan, London, 1829,:

Seller ID: 52400


(Royal Navy). An Act for transferring the Management of Greenwich Out-Pensions, and certain Duties in Matters of Prize, to the Treasurer of the Navy. [1st June 1829]. (London: George Eyre and Andrew Strahan, 1829). Pp 250-268. Tall 8vo, disbound. Anno Decimo Georgii IV. Regis. C A P. XXVI. Disbound,slight creasing along bound edge, ow vg. 80.00 View more info