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Address of Michael J. Ryan, Esq at the Commemoration of the One Hundredth Anniversary of the Death of Commodore Barry, Father of the American Navy

By: RYAN, Michael J

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Knights of Columbus, 1903,:

Seller ID: 30603


RYAN, Michael J. Address of Michael J. Ryan, Esq at the Commemoration of the One Hundredth Anniversary of the Death of Commodore Barry, Father of the American Navy; under the auspices of the Knights of Columbus; delivered at the Grand Opera House Broad and Montgomery Avenue on Sunday September 13, 1903. (Philadelphia): (n.d.). Pp 24. 8vo, printed wraps. A rousing piece of Irish-American oratory, taking as it fit and worthy object County Wexford native John Barry. Barry l... View more info

Address Unknown

By: TAYLOR, Kressmann

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Simon and Schuster, New York, 1939,:

Seller ID: 100112


TAYLOR, Kressmann. Address Unknown. New York : Simon and Schuster, 1939. Pp(64). 8vo, black cloth pine, grey paper covered boards, red lettering to f ront cover, white envelope vignette to front board and white lettering to spine. Foreword by Whit Burnett, editor of Story Magazine. "In this dramaticseries of letters (between an American living in San Francisco and his for mer business partner who returned to Germany) American writing has been enriched by one of those... View more info

Addresses on the Life and Character of Thomas Sherwin

By: WATERSTON, R.C. SHERWIN, Thomas

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Alfred Mudge & Son, Boston, 1870,:

Seller ID: 79450


WATERSTON, R.C. Addresses on the Life and Character of Thomas Sherwin. Delivered February 16, 1870, before the English High School Association, the Members of the School Board, and Teachers of the Public Schools of Boston. Boston : Alfred Mudge & Son, 1870. First Edition. Pp 74, frontis portrait. 8vo, pressed green cloth, gilt insignia of the City of Boston to front cover and gilt lettering to spine. "SHERWIN, Thomas, educator, born in Westmoreland, New Hampshire, 2... View more info

Adena: The Seeking of an Identity

By: SWARTZ, B. K., Jr. (ed.)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Ball State University, 1970,:

Seller ID: 57334


SWARTZ, B. K., Jr. (ed.) Adena: The Seeking of an Identity. A symposium held at the kitselman Conference Center, Ball State University, March 5-7, 1970. (Muncie, IN: Ball State University, 1970). Pp. 182. 8vo, cream card covers, green titles to front and spine. The Adena culture was a conglomerate of many Indian communities that inhabited the Central and Southern regions of Ohio in the first millennium BC. The Adena people lived in villages and survived by hunting, fishi... View more info

Adirondack Guide : Vacationland in Picture, Story and History

By: KNIGHT, Arthur S. (ed.)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Adirondack Resorts Press, Inc. , Lake George, N.Y., 1956,:

Seller ID: 106982


KNIGHT, Arthur S. (ed.). Adirondack Guide : Vacationland in Picture, Story and History. lAKE gEORGE, n.y.: Adirondack Resorts Press, Inc. , (Revised 1956). Pp 1-312,(4). Illustrated. Numerous Advertisements. Index. 8vo, illustrated silver and yellow card covers, lettered in brown. Contents : The Adirondacks; Howe Cavern; Saratoga Springs; Burgoyne Trail; Fort Anne; Lake Luzerne; Dude Ranches; Glens Falls; Storytown, U.S.A.; Lake George Village; Indian Village; East Shore... View more info

Adirondack Mountains

By: MILLER, William J. New York State Museum Bulletin No. 193, Jan. 1, 1917

Price: $40.00

Publisher: University of the State of New York, 1917,:

Seller ID: 51973


MILLER, William J. The Adirondack Mountains. Albany: The University of the State of New York, 1917. Pp. 97. Illustrated with 30 plates and two folding maps. 8vo, tan printed paper covers. New York State Museum Bulletin, No. 193, January 1, 1917. Covers partially detached, large sections of the spine covering missing, front cover soiled, else vg. 40.00 View more info

Administration of the Navy Department in World War II

By: FURER, Julius Augustus, Rear Admiral EDISON, Charles, foreword. ELDER, Ernest McNeill, Rear Admiral, intro.

Price: $110.00

Publisher: Department of the Navy, 1959,:

Seller ID: 38326


FURER, Julius Augustus, Rear Admiral. Administration of the Navy Departmentin World War II. With a Foreword by The Honorable Charles Edison; and an I ntroduction by Rear Admiral Ernest McNeill Elder. Washington: (Department of the Navy), 1959. Pp 1042. 8vo, blue cloth. Contents include: "The Naval Establishment- An Overall Survey"; "Secretary of the Navy"; "Chief of Naval Operations- Commander-in-Chief, U.S. Fleet"; "Fleet Organization"; &... View more info

Admiral Ernest J. King and the Strategy for Victory in the Pacific. An article in Naval War College Review, Winter 1976

By: KING, Ernest J.) REYNOLDS, Clark G. PRESTON, Richard A. Naval War College Review, Winter 1976)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Naval War College, Newport, RI, 1976,:

Seller ID: 66759


(KING, Ernest J.) REYNOLDS, Clark G., Professor. "Admiral Ernest J. King and the Strategy for Victory in the Pacific" . An article in Naval War College Review, Winter 1976, pp. 57-64. Newport, RI: Naval War College, 1976. Pp.(2),1-106. Illustrated. Double column. 8vo, illustrated white card covers. Also of nautical interest: Harlan K. Ullman's "The Cuban Missile Crisis an d Soviet Naval Development: Myths and Realities", and Admiral Ernest J. King's "... View more info

Admiral George Dewey : A Sketch of the Man

By: BARRETT, John DEWEY, George, Admiral)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Harper, 1899,:

Seller ID: 32657


BARRETT, John. Admiral George Dewey : A Sketch of the Man. NY: Harper and Brothers, 1899. Pp 279. 23 leaves of plates. Small 8vo, blue cloth, gilt anddec. to front, gilt to spine. Something of an instant book whose publicati on was occasioned by the ongoing war with Spain; nevertheless, the author has the proper credentials as former United States Minister to Siam and Special Correspondent with Dewey at Manila. While the focus is on the Admiral'srecent feats, there is al... View more info

Admiral Joseph Mason Reeves, USN.

By: REEVES, Joseph Mason, Admiral). HAYES, John D. Naval War College Review, Volume XXIII, Number 3 November 1970 ROBINSON, William H. BEX, John E.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Naval War College, Newport, RI, 1970,:

Seller ID: 67609


(REEVES, Joseph Mason, Admiral). HAYES, John D. "Admiral Joseph Mason Reeves, USN". An article in Naval War College Review, Volume XXIII, Number 3 November 1970, pp. 48-57. Newport, RI: Naval War College, 1970. Pp. 99. Illustrated. Double column. 8vo, illustrated card covers. Also: "An Element of International Affairs - The Military Mind" by Commander William H. Robinson, Jr., U.S. Navy; "Quantitative Information for Strategic Decisions" by MajorS... View more info

Admiral Number One : Some Incidents in the Life of Esek Hopkins, 1718-1802,First Admiral of the Continental Navy. ex-lib.

By: MILLER, Charles H HOPKINS, Esek.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: William-Frederick Press, 1962,:

Seller ID: 40928


MILLER, Charles H. Admiral Number One : Some Incidents in the Life of Esek Hopkins, 1718-1802, First Admiral of the Continental Navy. NY: William-Frederick Press, 1962. Pp 74, [8] pp plates. 8vo, blue cloth. A popular, revisionist biography of Rhode Island-born first commander of the Continental Navy, examining the events leading to his dismissal and disgrace. Ex-library (pouch, spine label, inkstamps), rubbed, else vg. Uncommon. 60.00 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 Li... View more info

Admiral of the New Empire. US no dj

By: SPECTOR, Ronald DEWEY, George

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Louisiana State UP, 1974,:

Seller ID: 25197


SPECTOR, Ronald. Admiral of the New Empire : The Life and Career of George Dewey. Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press, (1974). Pp 220. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth. Vg. 30.00 View more info

Admiral Raymond A. Spruance and the Naval War College. Part I & II: in 2 volume set

By: BUELL, Thomas, Lieutenant Commander Naval War College Review XXIII, No. 7, March 1971. Naval War College Review XXIII, No. 8, April 1971. SPRUANCE, Raymond A., Admiral) .

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Naval War College Review, 1971,:

Seller ID: 66769


(SPRUANCE, Raymond A., Admiral). BUELL, Thomas, Lieutenant Commander. "Admiral Raymond A. Spruance and the Naval War College: Part I - Preparing for World War II." An article in Naval War College Review, XXIII, No. 7, March 1971, pp. 30-51. Newport, R.I.: Naval War College Review, 1971. Pp. 110. Illustrated; double column. 8vo, illustrated card covers. Also: "Political Beliefs and Public Opinion" by Dr. Lloyd A. Free; "The Philosophy of the Countercul... View more info

Admiral Sims and the Modern American Navy. 1st US no dj.

By: MORISON, Elting E. SIMS, William Sowden, Admiral)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin, Boston, 1942,:

Seller ID: 77563


MORISON, Elting E. Admiral Sims and the Modern American Navy. With illustrations. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1942. First American Printing. Pp. [i]-xiv,(2),[1]-547,(1), + 24 p. of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth with darkblue lettering to front and spine. Contents: 1. Early Youth, 1858-1876; 2. The United States Naval Academy, 1876-1882; 3. A Liberal Education, 1883-1 895; 4. The Intelligence Officer, 1895-1898; 5. Eleven Thousand Pages, 1896-1900; 6. The United Stat... View more info

Admiral William Shepherd Benson : First Chief of Naval Operations. in dj.

By: BENSON, William Shepherd, Admiral). KLACKO, Mary. TRASK, David F. BURKE, Arleigh A.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Naval Institute, 1987, ISBN:0870210351:

Seller ID: 35446


(BENSON, William Shepherd, Admiral). KLACKO, Mary. Admiral William ShepherdBenson : First Chief of Naval Operations. With David F. Trask; foreword by Arleigh A. Burke. Annapolis, Md.: Naval Institute Press, (1987). Pp xviii, 268. 8vo, brown cloth. A well researched biography of the United States' Great War chief of naval operations, which seeks to place his achievements inthe context of an emerging American nationalism. "This biography of Admira l William Shepherd Be... View more info

Admiral's House and its Occupants

By: U.S. Navy)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Naval History Division, Navy Department, 1963,:

Seller ID: 19667


(U.S. Navy). Admiral's House and its Occupants. (Washington, D.C.) : Naval History Division, Navy Department, 1963. Pp 32. Illustrated. Lg 8vo, card covers. Vg. 12.00 View more info

Admirals of American Empire. 1st US in dj

By: WEST, Richard S., Jr. DEWEY, George MAHAN, Alfred Thayer SCHLEY, Winfield Scott

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Bobbs-Merrill, 1948,:

Seller ID: 19888


WEST, Richard S., Jr. Admirals of American Empire : The Combined Story of George Dewey, Alfred Thayer Scott, Winfield Scott Schley and William Thonas Sampson. Indianapolis : Bobbs-Merrill, (1948). First Edition. Pp 354. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth. Vg-fine in dj. 40.00 View more info

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Adolf Busch : The Life of an Honest Musician. Volume One: 1891-1939. VolumeTwo: 1939-52. First Edition in dustjackets

By: POTTER, Tully

Price: $1,000.00

Publisher: Toccata Press, London, 2010, ISBN:9780907689508: 2010

Seller ID: 115995

ISBN: 0907689507


POTTER, Tully. Adolf Busch : The Life of an Honest Musician. Volume One: 1891-1939. Volume Two: 1939-52. (London) : Toccata Press, (2010). First Edition. Pp (13),14-702,(2); (8),705-1423,(7). Illustrated. 8vo, black cloth, gilt lettering to spines. Adolf Georg Wilhelm Busch (b August 8, 1891, Siegen, Westphalia – d. June 9, 1952, Guilford, Vermont). Tully Potter (b. 1942, Edinburgh). "Adolf Busch (1891-1952) was not only an all... View more info

Adolph, and How He Found the Beautiful Lady

By: TAYLOR, Fannie J. Stories of Childhood) TOERRING, Helene

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Fleming H. Revell Company, New York, 1896,:

Seller ID: 68959


TAYLOR, Fannie J. Adolph, and How He Found the "Beautiful Lady" . NY: Fleming T. Revell Company, 1896. Pp. [1]-85,(1), frontis., including plates. Illustrated. 8vo, pictorial white cloth with green lettering to spine. A volume in the Stories of Childhood series. "A touching story of the devotion of a poor German immigrant and her son Adolph to a little girl, who, coming tothis country on a cholera-laden ship, was taken from her mother by the hea lth officers,... View more info