Maritime Books

United States Navy (USN)

Last update: Thursday, 29 February 2024.

70745
ABEND, Hallett
PACIFIC CHARTER
$25.00 AUD

John Lane the Bodley Head. London. 1943. 1st Ed. (6), 183 PP. FEP: Map of the Pacific Ocean. Cloth cover. Stamp and number on front endpaper. Note on verso of FEP. War economy paper. Foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. 20.5 x 13.5.

68659
ALBION, Robert Greenhalgh & POPE, Jennie Barnes
SEA LANES IN WARTIME - The American Experience 1775 - 1942
$15.00 AUD

George Allen & Unwin Ltd. London. 1943. 1st UK edition. 367 PP (war economy paper) with 6 tables. Cloth covers rubbed with number on bottom of spine and remnants of a label. Stamps of State Library of Tasmania on endpapers, title page and lower corner of page 101. Faint foxing. Contents very good. 21.5 x 15.

44427
ALLEN, Myron O.
THE HISTORY OF WENHAM, Civil and Ecclesiastical from its Settlement in 1639 to 1860
$10.00 AUD

Edwards Brothers. Ann Arbor, Michigan. 1975. Reprint of the 1860 original with index and portrait added. (2), VIII, 13-242 PP. Fp: Portrait of Myron O. Allen. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 22.2 x 14.2.

Wenham, County of Essex, State of Massachusetts, USA. Published in commemoration of the National Bicentennial of the USA.

38793
ALLEN, Thomas B., CLIFTON BERRY, F., & POLMAR, Norman
CNN WAR IN THE GULF
$10.00 AUD

Turner Publishing, Inc. Atlanta. 1991. 1st paperback edition. 240 PP with colour illustrations (maps, plans and photos). Pictorial card cover. Fine. 27.5 x 21.5. 1878685015

From the invasion of Kuwait, August 1990, to the Day of Victory, February 1991, and Beyond.

72976
ALVES, Dora (editor)
EVOLVING PACIFIC BASIN STRATEGIES - The 10th Pacific Symposium, 1989
$25.00 AUD

National Defence University Press. Washington. 1990. First printing in July 1990. XVI, 344, (4) PP with 1 map and 2 tables. Pictorial stiff covers. Faint remnants of a stamp on ffep, o/wise near fine. 22.8 x 15.2. 1579060625

21 papers presented. 3 papers on China, including: The Sino-Soviet détente and its implication for the West, by Dr Donald S. Zagoria ... 4 papers on Australia, New Zealand, and the South Pacific.

69684
AMBROSE, Stephen E.
D-DAY: June 6, 1944 - The Climatic Battle of World War II
$10.00 AUD

Simon & Schuster UK Ltd. London. 2016. 1st UK paperback edition. 655, (3) PP with 9 maps, plus 32 pages with 64 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Spine with faint creases. Very good. 19.8 x 13. 9781471158261

13069
ANDERSON, Commander William R. & BLAIR, Clay
NAUTILUS, 90 NORTH
$15.00 AUD

Hodder & Stoughton. London. 1959. 1st UK Ed. Foreword by Rear-Admiral G.B.H. Fawkes. 190 PP with 3 text illustrations (1 drawing & 2 facsimiles of documents), plus 16 pages with 43 b/w photos & 1 cutaway view of the Nautilus. Fp: Ship's position, 3rd August, 1958, at 19.15. FEP: Route of Nautilus, Hawaii to Portland, England. REP: Route of Nautilus, Seattle-Bering Strait-Honolulu. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). Foxing spots on outside edges. Name and address of previous owner on verso of the FEP, o/wise contents are near fine. 21 x 14.

The astonishing feat of the first nuclear-propelled submarine.

60513
ANONYMOUS
THE BOY'S OWN SEA STORIES: being The Adventures of a Sailor in the Navy, the Merchant Service, and on a Whaling Cruise
$10.00 AUD

W. Cole / Ward, Lock & Co. London. c. 1905. Volume 9 in The Youth's Library series, Cole's Favourite Library. Reprint? V-X, 424, ( 14 publications) PP with 30 tail pieces and 40 head pieces, plus 1 b/w plates. Cloth cover, gilt title on front board and spine. Copy lacking the half title page, title page and frontispiece. Light foxing. Very good reading copy. 19.5 x 13.

A voyage around the world on a man-of-war: Philadelphia, Rio de Janeiro, Cape of Good Hope, Japan, Chile... Voyages in the Merchant service: New Orleans, Liverpool, ... Sydney... Whaling cruise out of New Bedford: Tristan da Cunha, Madagascar, Indian Ocean, Desolation (Kerguelen) Island, Seychelles, Mauritius...

44197
ARIAN, Frank B. & JACOBS, Martin S.
REMEMBER PEARL HARBOR COLLECTIBLES
$10.00 AUD

Pictorial Histories Publishing. Missoula, Montana. 2001. 2nd printing in March 2001 of the 2000 original. 88 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. The 4 page complimentary Price Guide, loosely inserted. Fine. 28 x 21.7. 1575100800

65756
ARMSTRONG, Anne (editor)
THE ISLAND ARK - Operation New Life on Guam, USA
$20.00 AUD

Marianas Naval Officers Wives Club. Agana, Guam. 1975. 1st Ed. 64 PP with over 120 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover (Vietnamese refugees on one of the "Sealift" transport). Slight insect damage on front cover, o/wise near fine. 26.6 x 20.2.

Vietnamese refugees arriving on Guam: Airlift and Sealift. Settlement, life in camps, processing and departure for mailand USA.

18617
AVERY, Derek (editor)
HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES FIGHTING FORCES
$20.00 AUD

Chevprime Limited. London. 1989. 1st Ed. 609 PP with bw and colour illust. in text. Laminated pictorial boards, dj (price clipped). Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 31.2 x 24.2. 1853611077

United States Army, Marine Corps, Navy and Air Force. Their history since their inception. A tribute and an explanation for every defensive action taken by the USA in two hundred years of their history.

20188
AZOY, A.C.M.
SIGNAL 250!, The Sea Fight off Santiago
$10.00 AUD

David McKay Co. New York. 1964. 1st Ed. XII, (2), 207 PP with 1 map, and 12 bw chapter ornaments (profile of ships) by the author. Fp: Plan of the Bay of Santiago with position of the two fleets. Eps: Map of the Cuban campaign of the United States Navy. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Library stamps at lower corner of 10 pages. Very good. 21 x 14.

The end of Spain's hold in the Western Hemisphere and the establishment of a US global naval presence.

37677
BAER, George W.
ONE HUNDRED YEARS OF SEA POWER - The U.S. Navy, 1890-1990
$10.00 AUD

Stanford University Press. Stanford, Ca. 1994. 1st Ed. (12), 554 PP. Hard cover, dj (closed tear). Near fine. 23.4 x 15.6. 0804722730

69314
BALLARD, Robert D. & ARCHBOLD, Rick
RETURN TO MIDWAY
$20.00 AUD

National Geographic / Madison Press Book.Washington, D.C. 1999. 1st US edition. 192 PP with b/w and colour photos, and underwater paintings by Ken Marschall. Half title page: 3 b/w period photos. Title spread: Quadruple 1.1 inch gun mounts of the Yorktown. Eps: Firefighters on deck of an aircraft carrier. Hard cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj. Fine. 28.6 x 22.4. 0792275004

Battle of the 4th June 1942. Search, then discovery in May 1998 of the remains of the USS Yorktown.

16786
BARROW, Clayton R. Jnr.
AMERICA SPREADS HER SAILS, U.S. Seapower in the 19th Century
$10.00 AUD

Naval Institute Press. Annapolis. 1973. 1st Ed. XIV, 242 PP with 29 b/w illust. in text including 3 maps. Fp: Capt. John Mad Jack Percival. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Dust jacket with a few nicks, o/wise a very good copy. 23.5 x 16. 08702210718

Showing the flag in the Pacific (sandalwood, sealing & whaling, exploration), the Atlantic, the Indian ocean & the Polar seas.

15574
BARROWS, Edward M.
THE GREAT COMMODORE, The Exploits of Matthew Calbraith Perry
$15.00 AUD

Bobbs-Merrill. New York. 1935. 1st Ed. 398 PP plus 16 b/w plates (20 illust.) Fp: The Great Commodore in the Making. Eps: Map with The Great Commodore's Cruises. Cloth cover, gilt title on front board and spine. Covers soiled around edges, spine faded & hinges a little weak. Some light foxing, o/wise very good. 23.8 x 15.6.

Foundation of Liberia's actions against pirates and slavers. Expedition to South Asia, China, then to the opening up of Japan (1853 and 1854).

18334
BEACH, Capt. Edward L. (Ret.)
THE UNITED STATES NAVY, 200 Years
$15.00 AUD

Henry Holt. New York. 1986. 1st Ed. XXBI, (2), 564 PP with 39 b/w illust. in text. Hard cover, gilt-engraved cloth spine, dj. Fine. 23.5 x 15.5. 0030447119

The author describes the epic of battles and concentrates on the revolutionary changes in naval warfare brought about by technical innovation.

75136
BENNETT, Ivan L. (editor)
THE HYMNAL - Army and Navy
$150.00 AUD

United States Government Printing Office / A.S. Barnes & Co. . Washington, D.C. 1942. 1st Ed. 607 PP with 15 b/w illustrations and information on the "Way to the Cross" and hundreds of musical scores. FEP: A Prayer for the Army. REP: A Prayer for the Navy. Cloth covers, gilt title on front cover and spine. A shoulder patch of the Americal Division loose and a tipped in note (on verso of the free fly of the front endpaper), stating that it was used by the US soldiers based in New Caledonia during the during World War Two. Americal Division, i.e. American in New Caledonia Division. A fine copy. Image also shows the shoulder patch of the Americal Division. 22.2 x 15.

After Pearl Harbour, and up to Tokyo surrender, some 700.000 US personnel (Army / Air Force / Navy / Marine Corps / Coast Guard) transited in New Caledonia.

73361
BENNETT, Judith A. & WANHALLA, Angela (editors)
MOTHERS' DARLINGS OF THE SOUTH PACIFIC: The Children of Indigenous Women and U.S. Servicemen, World War II
$65.00 AUD

University of Hawai'i Press. Honolulu. 2016. 1st Ed. XXIV, 380 PP with b/w illustrations: 11 maps (with insets) and 72 photos. Laminated boards, pictorial front, dj. Fine. 23.7 x 15.5. 9780824851521

Chapter 1: Bora Bora. Chapter 3: New Caledonia. Chapter 4: Hew Hebrides. Chapter 5: Wallis (Uvea) & Futuna.

35235
BIOLETTI, Harry
THE YANKS ARE COMING - The American Invasion of New Zealand 1942-1944
$20.00 AUD

Random House New Zealand. Auckland. 1995. Reprint of the 1989 original. (14), 210 PP with 4 maps and 63 b/w photos. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 22.7 x 15.2. 1869410343

38398
BLOND, Georges
LE SURVIVANT DU PACIFIQUE
$15.00 AUD

Club du Livre Sélectionné. Bruxelles. c. 1960. Reprint of the original published by Editions Fayard, in a limited edition of 3000 numbered copies (No. 1561/3000). 318 PP with 9 b/w photos, plus 1 folded plate at rear of book with 8 Maps or plans. Title spread: Flight deck of the USS Enterprise. Hard cover, simile leather, gilt title on spine, gilt device on front cover, ribbon page-marker. Image shows the title-spread. Near fine. French text. 20.2 x 13.5.

Pacific War and the US Aircraft Carrier USS Enterprise: from Pearl Harbour to the surrender at Tokyo Bay.

66206
BONNER, Kit and Carolyn
WARSHIP BONEYARDS
$45.00 AUD

MBI Publishing. Osceola, Wi. 2001. 1st Ed. 128 PP with b/w and colour photos. Pictorial card cover. Near fine. 27 x 21. 0760305943

On the Inactive Ship Maintenance Facilities and the National Defense Reserve Fleets of the USA.

18523
BOWEN, Frank C.
AMERICA SAILS THE SEAS, The History and Romance of America on the High Seas from the 15th to the 19th Century
$30.00 AUD

Robert M. McBride. New York. 1938. 1st Ed. XX, P.21 to 411 with many b/w illust. Fp: Modern model of the Santa Maria. Eps: A new map of North America with the West India Islands, 1783. Decorated cloth cover (chart of Florida/Cuba). Bookplate on half-title page. Light browning of paper around edges, o/wise a near fine copy. 26 x 19.5.

41177
BOWER YOUNG, Stephen
TRAPPED AT PEARL HARBOR - Escape from Battleship Oklahoma
$15.00 AUD

Naval Institute Press. Annapolis. 1991. 1st edition in the Bluejacket Books series. 189 PP with 7 plans, plus 32 pages with 48 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 23.5 x 16. 156865927X

66956
BRION, Irene
LADY GI - A Woman's War in the South Pacific
$15.00 AUD

Presidio Press. Novato, CA. 1997. 1st Ed. 178 PP, plus 34 pages with 69 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 19.8 x 13.5. 0891416331

16951
BROCK, Rear Admiral P.W. & GREENHILL, Basil
STEAM AND SAIL: IN BRITAIN AND NORTH AMERICA
$10.00 AUD

David & Charles. Newton Abbot. 1973. 1st Ed. 112 PP with 80 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. A little light foxing, o/wise near fine. 24.5 x 19.5. 0715359673

Eighty photographs, mainly from the National Maritime Museum, depicting British & North American naval, merchant & special purpose vessels of the period of transition from sail to steam.

39298
CALDER, Kent E.
PACIFIC DEFENSE - Arms, Energy, and America's Future in Asia
$10.00 AUD

William Morrow. New York. 1996. 1st Ed. XII, (2), 253 PP with 1 figure, 2 maps and 9 tables. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24.2 x 16. 0688137385

59145
CARLISLE, Rodney
WHERE THE FLEET BEGINS - A History of the David Taylor Research Center 1898-1998
$35.00 AUD

Naval Historical Center, Department of the Navy. Washington. 1998. 1st Ed. Foreword by Richard E. Metrey. XVIII, 662 PP with 1 map, 1 organigram, over 10 tables, 65 portraits and 108 b/w illustrations. Eps: Photos of the center in 1898, 1908 and in 1198. Hard cover, simile leather, gilt seal on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 25.5 x 18. 0160494427

73161
CAWTHORNE, Nigel
VIETNAM - A War Lost and Won
$10.00 AUD

Lifetime Distributor / Arcturus. Castle Hill, NSW. 2004. 1st Australian paperback edition of the 2003 original. 240 PP with b/w illustrations (2 map and 28 photos). Pictorial stiff covers. Fine. 19.5 x 13. 9781841931555

52686
COALE, Lt. Cmdr. Griffith Baily, USNR
VICTORY AT MIDWAY
$5.00 AUD

Farrar & Rinehart. New York. 1944. 1st Ed. XII, 178 PP with 1 head-piece (Pearl Harbor Navy Yard), plus 16 plates of illustrations by the author (4 b/w & 12 colour). Fp (in colour): Attack on Japanese cruisers Mogami and Mikuma, off Midway, 6 June 1942. Cloth cover, decorated front. Signs of damp on covers and 3 first leaves, o/wise a very good copy. 27.8 x 20.5.

The diary and pictorial records of a combat artist and writer, from the attack on Pearl Harbour to the victory at Midway, six months later.

40869
COHEN, Stan
WINGS TO THE ORIENT - A Pictorial History of the Pan American Clipper Planes 1935 to 1945
$20.00 AUD

Pictorial Histories Publishing Company. Missoula, Montana, USA. 1986. 2nd printing of the 1985 original. X, 214 PP with hundreds of b/w illustrations (maps, plans, facsimile newspapers & photos). Pictorial card cover. Fine. 28 x 21.5. 0933126611

45584
COLETTA, Paolo E. (editor)
AMERICAN SECRETARIES OF THE NAVY (in two volumes)
$30.00 AUD

Naval Institute Press. Annapolis. 1980. 1st Ed. Volume I: XXX, (2), 522 PP with 40 portraits. Volume II: XXVIII, 523-1028 PP with 20 portraits. Cloth cover, cloth slipcase. Fine. 26 X 18. 0870210734

Voule I: 1775 to 1913 with 40 secretaries. Volume II: 1913-1972 with 20 secretaries.

37685
COOPER, Bryan
THE E-BOAT THREAT
$30.00 AUD

Macdonald and Jane's. London. 1976. 1st Ed., a Macdonald Illustrated War Study. 138 PP with 47 b/w illustrations (drawings, maps, plans and photos). Title spread: E-boats returning to base. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price-clipped and in a protective sleeve). Neat name stamp of previous owner on FFEP, o/wise near fine. 24.8 x 17.5. 0356081443

On the German Schnellboot (E-boat = Enemy war motorboat).

72995
COULTHARD-CLARK, Dr. Chris
THE BATTLE OF THE CORAL SEA - Coral Sea "50" Commemoration
$5.00 AUD

The Australia-United States Coral Sea Commemorative Council, Inc. Sydney. 1992. 1st Ed. 8 PP with 6 b/w illustrations: 1 photo, 1 sketch map and 4 art works. Pictorial soft covers. Fine. 29.8 x 21.2.

45263
DALY, Henri
NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE, Porte-Avions Américain dans les Mers du Sud - La Guerre du Pacifique 1941-1945 - SEH Publication No.60
$100.00 AUD

Société d' Etudes Historiques de la Nouvelle-Calédonie. Nouméa. 2003. 1st Ed. 321 PP with 6 drawings, 9 maps, and hundreds of b/w photos. Title page: USS Aircraft Carrier Enterprise (CV6), 10 October 1945. FEP: US troops landing in Nouméa. REP: US Navy ships anchored, in Grande Rade. Hard cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj. French text. Fine. 28.8 x 21.4.. 2951723008

New Caledonia: American aircraft carrier during the Pacific War. WW II, before Pearl Harbor and the arrival of Poppy Force on 12 March 1942... USN in Wallis Island... Battle of the Coral Sea...

38796
DAVID, Peter
TRIUMPH IN THE DESERT - The Challenge - The Fighting - The Legacy
$15.00 AUD

Random House. New York. 1991. 1st edition (stated), with a foreword by General Colin L. Powell. X, 209, (3) pp with b/w and colour illustrations. Hard cover, gilt title on cloth spine, dj. Near fine. 28 x 24 0679407227

A commemorative photo history of the Gulf War.

63588
DE BEAUPLAN, Robert & SORBETS, Gaston
S.M. GEORGE V, Roi du Royaume-Uni de la Grande-Bretagne et d'Irlande, Empereur des Indes, mort dans la nuit du 20 au 21 Janvier 1936 (in L'ILLUSTRATION, Journal Hebdomadaire Universel - No. 4847, 25 January 1936)
$15.00 AUD

L'illustration. Paris. 1936. VIII, 84-112, IX-XVI PP. Contains article beteen pages 84 A and 84 H (8 pages) with 34 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. French text. Large format: 37.5 x 28.

Death of King George V, 20/21 January 1936. Same issue: Death of Rudyard Kipling, by Aldéric Cahuet and J. Coudurier de Chassaigne. Navies of the USA and Japan, by Raymond Lestonnat. Military Operations in Ethiopia: 1 map, 7 b/w photos and 11 illustrations by Geo Ham (3 b/w and 8 in colour).

53776
DE LA CROIX, Robert
JOHN PAUL JONES
$10.00 AUD

Frederick Muller. London. 1962. 1st UK edition, translated from the 1960 French original by Edward Fitzgerald. 222 PP. Fp: Portrait of J.P. Jones. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Very good. 20.2 x 13.2.

One of the greatest figures in American naval history.

36070
DEAR, Ian
MARINES AT WAR
$10.00 AUD

Ian Allan. London. 1982. 1st Ed. 128 PP with 20 maps and plans, and 174 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Fine. 29.8 x 22. 0711011478

Wake Island, Guadalcanal, Tarawa, Iwo Jima... Walcheren.

44450
DEKAY, James Tertius
MONITOR - The Story of the Legendary Civil War Ironclad and the Man whose Invention changes the Course of History
$10.00 AUD

Walker and Co. New York. 1997. 1st Ed. (8), 247 PP with 16 head pieces and 27 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Dedicatory note on front endpaper. Faint foxing, o/wise near fine. 19 x 12.2. 0802713300

36084
DOWNEY, Joseph T.
THE CRUISE OF THE PORTSMOUTH, 1845-1847 - A Sailor's View of the Naval Conquest of California
$15.00 AUD

Yale University Press. New Haven. 1963. Reissue of the 1958 original edited by Howard Lamar, No. 4 in Western Historical series. XXII, 246 PP with 1 tail piece, 5 head pieces, 2 sketch-maps and 3 sketch-plans. Fp (in colour): The conquest of California, by Alfred Sully. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price-clipped). Repaired tear at top of dust jacket, o/wise a very good clean copy. 23.5 x 15.5.

30910
DUGAN, Des
GUADALCANAL 1942-1992: Official Souvenir Publication
$30.00 AUD

Mace Marketing Pty. Ltd. Sydney. 1992. 1st Ed. 96 PP with advertising material, b/w and colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 29.7 x 21.

Souvenir issue commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Battle for Guadalcanal, "Turning Point" of the Pacific War.

72990
DUGAN, Des, BUTCHER, Philip (editors)
CORAL SEA "50" COMMEMORATION, 1942-1992 - Official Souvenir Publication
$20.00 AUD

Rutland Cowling-Smith Associates / Australia-United States Coral Sea Commemorative Council. Sydney. 1992. 1st Ed, with Messages from Paul Keating, Prime Minister of Australia and George Bush, President of the United States of America. 96 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial stiff covers. Fine (mint condition). 29.7 x 21. 9858848319

Official Souvenir Publication, including the National program of events. The Australian American Alliance: The War in the Pacific, The Battle of the Coral Sea, The Battle of Midway... Qantas Flies to War ...

20709
DUPUY, Colonel Trevor Nevitt
THE NAVAL WAR IN THE PACIFIC: THE RISING SUN OF NIPPON
$5.00 AUD

Franklin Watts. New York. 1963. 1st Ed., No. 11 in The Military History of World War II series. (6), 90 PP with 14 maps & plans & 34 bw photos. Illust. hard cover. Very good. 22 x 18.5.

Growth of Japanese Sea power: rivalry with Russia, China then United States. Pearl Harbour to the struggle for Guadalcanal.

50915
EBBERT, Jean & HALL, Marie-Beth
CROSSED CURRENTS: Navy Women from WWI to Tailhook
$10.00 AUD

Brassey's (US). Washington. 1993. 1st Ed. XX, 321 PP with 2 tables, plus 16 pages with 32 b/w photos. Hard cover, cloth spine, dj. Short closed tear on back of dustjacket, o/wise near fine. 24.2 x 16. 0028810228

72468
ELLIOTT, Peter
ALLIED ESCORT SHIPS OF WORLD WAR II, A Complete Survey
$80.00 AUD

Naval Institute Press. Annapolis. 1977. 1st US edition. 575 PP with tables, drawings, plans & 292 b/w photos. Title spread: Escort at speed in a choppy sea. Hard cover, dj. Front endpaper with bookplate and Ex Libris stamp and bookplate of previous owners. Cover of dust jacket with a small chip. Faint foxing on outside edges, o/wise fine. 25.2 x 19.5. 0870218018

Allied escort ships built during WWII and used in anti-submarine, anti-aircraft, surface and assault operations. Royal Navy, Royal Canadian Navy, Royal Australian Navy, Royal Indian Navy, Royal New Zealand Navy, South African Naval Forces and United States Navy.

20684
ENGEMAN, Jack
ANNAPOLIS, THE LIFE OF A MIDSHIPMAN
$15.00 AUD

Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Co., Inc. New York. 1966. 8th Printing (a revised edition from the 1965 original). Foreword by David L. McDonald, U.S. Navy. VIII, 120 PP profusely illustrated with over 400 b/w photos. Hard cover, cloth spine, dj. Occasional foxing. Very good. 27.8 x 21.5.

75362
ERSKINE, Charles
TWENTY YEARS BEFORE THE MAST, with the more thrilling scenes and incidents while Circumnavigating the Globe under the Command of the Late Admiral Charles Wilkes 1838-1842
$15.00 AUD

Smithsonian Institution Press. Washington, D.C. 1985. Paperback reprint of The 1896 edition. (5), X, 311 PP with 44 b/w illusttrations, plus 11 b/w plates. Fp: portraits of Charlie Erskine, late Coxswain of US Brig "Porpoise" / Charles Erskine, Author. Stiff covers, illustrated front. Near fine. 18.3 x 12.8. 0874744156

75023
ESTIVAL, Jean-Claude
LA MAISON ROSE à Nouméa, ou Petite histoire souriante de cette fameuse maison de tolérance par ceux qui l'ont vécue...
$35.00 AUD

La Malle du Gouverneur. Nouméa. 2013. 1st Ed. (4), 47 PP with 11 b/w illustrations. Pictorial stiff covers with light wear around edges, o/wise fine. French text. 27.5 x 21. 9782953845006

An history of the short lived Military Brothel for US troops based in New Caledonia .

20707
FAHEY, James C.
THE SHIPS AND AIRCRAFT OF THE UNITED STATES FLEET
$10.00 AUD

Ships and Aircraft. Falls Church, Virginia, USA. 1956. 3rd printing in September 1956, of the 6th edition- 2nd printing with minor revisions, October 1954. 48 PP (addenda pages 49 to 56 tipped in), with 266 b/w photos (160 of ships & 106 of aircraft). Pictorial soft cover (rubbed). Inscription on title page. 2 photos slightly damaged on pages 26/27. Foxing, o/wise good. 23.5 x 15.5.

57705
FARRINGTON, Karen
VICTORY IN THE PACIFIC - The Fight for the Pacific Islands 1942-1945
$20.00 AUD

Selectabook Ltd. London. 2005. 1st edition. 144 PP with b/w illustrations (10 maps & plans, and 90 photos). Stiff covers, pictorial front. Fine. 29.5 x 21. 9781841933351

60th Anniversary Special Edition.

73062
FARRINGTON, Karen
VICTORY IN THE PACIFIC - The Fight for the Pacific Islands 1942-1945
$20.00 AUD

Ice Water Press. Melbourne. 2010. 1st Australian edition of the 2005 original. 144 PP with b/w illustrations (10 maps & plans, and 90 photos). Pictorial stiff covers with flaps. Fine. 29.5 x 21. 9781921718960

Pearl Harbor to the fall of Okinawa.

34754
FETRIDGE, Lieutenant William Harrison (editor)
THE NAVY READER
$10.00 AUD

The Bobbs-Merrill Co. Indianapolis. 1943. 1st Ed. Foreword by Rear Admiral John Downes. 443 PP with 12 maps and 21 diagrams, plus 22 pages with 33 b/w photos and 4 pages of official insignias of Navy, Marines and Coast Guard. Fp: Meet your Navy!. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Ageing of paper, o/wise very good. 24.4 x 16.

A compilation of articles written just before or during the first years of WWII. Pearl Report by Frank Knox (Secretary of the Navy). Men of the Navy, by President Franklin D. Roosevelt...

16913
FOWLER, William M.
REBELS UNDER SAIL, The American Navy During the Revolution
$10.00 AUD

Charles Scribner's. New York. 1976. Book Club Edition of 1973 orig. 320 PP plus 16 pages with 20 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Very good. 21.3 x 14.

History of how the new American nation, a coalition of 13 colonies, built a navy to embark on a war against the great naval power of England.

18651
FRAME, Tom
PACIFIC PARTNERS - A History of Australian-American Naval Relations
$5.00 AUD

Hodder & Stoughton. Sydney. 1992. 1st Ed. XIII, 200 PP with 10 maps, 2 figures in text plus 24 pages with 41 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing on outside edges and prelims, o/wise near fine. 24.2 x 15.7. 034045585X

46825
FRANKS, Norman
AIRCRAFT VERSUS AIRCRAFT. The Illustrated Story of Fighter Pilot Combat since 1914
$10.00 AUD

Bantam Press. London. 1986. 1st Ed. 192 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (diagrams, plans, photos and artwork by Peter Endsleigh Castle and Terry Hadler). Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 25.8 x 22.2. 0593010213

65747
FRASER, Edward & GIBBONS, John
SOLDIER AND SAILOR WORDS AND PHRASES
$50.00 AUD

George Routledge. London. 1925. 1st Ed. VIII, 372 PP, plus 5 b/w plates. Fp: Scene near Loos. Cloth cover, gilt title on a simile leather spine. Newspaper clipping pasted down at top of half title page. Foxing. Very good. Scarce. 22.2 x 14.5.

... including slang of the trenches and the Air Force, British and American war-words ... The Battle-Honours of the Great War awarded to the British Army.

17427
FULTON, Robert
TORPEDO WAR AND SUBMARINE EXPLOSIONS
$10.00 AUD

Swallow Press. Chicago. 1971. Reprint of 1810 orig. XIV, 57 PP, plus 5 full-page b/w plates. Original beige cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Fine. Oblong: 21.5 x 27.2. 0804005338

A reproduction of Robert Fulton's treatise published in 1810 by William Elliot.

72614
GANNON, Michael
OPERATION DRUMBEAT - The Dramatic True Story of Germany's First U-Boat Attacks Along the American Coast in World War II
$15.00 AUD

Harper Perennial. New York. 1991. 1st paperback edition of the 1990 original. XXII, 490 PP with 1 cutaway on double page of type IXB U-Boat and 3 maps (1 on double page), plus 16 pages with 34 b/w illustrations. Stiff covers, illustrated front. Neat Ex Libris stamp of previous owner on half title page. Near fine. 20.3 x 13.6. 97800609208832

39387
GEORGE, James L.
THE U.S. NAVY IN THE 1990s - Alternatives for Action
$10.00 AUD

Naval Institute Press. Annapolis. 1992. 1st printing. XXIII, (3), 246, (4) PP with 6 figures and 27 tables. Pictorial soft cover. Withdrawn stamp on half title page, o/wise near fine. 22.8 x 14.8. 1557503265

20260
GRANT, Bruce
ISAAC HULL CAPTAIN OF THE OLD IRONSIDES, The Life and Fighting Times of Isaac Hull and the U.S. Frigate Constitution
$20.00 AUD

Pellegrini and Cudahy. Chicago. 1947. 1st Ed. (X), 418 PP with 1 tail piece, plus 10 pages with 9 b/w plates. Fp: Portrait of Isaac Hull. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, embossed medallion on front cover. Dust jacket is fragile with a small pieces missing. Slight ageing of paper. A very good copy. 23.8 x 15.8.

Career of Isaac Hull on the frigate Constitution, Victory on H.M.S. Guerriere, on 19th August 1812.

73949
GREEN, Michael
PT BOATS
$20.00 AUD

Capstone Press. Mankato, Minnesota. 1999. 1st edition in the Land and Sea series. 48 PP with 20 b/w or colour photos. Reinforced Library binding, pictorial front. Fine. 22.2 x 15.8. 0897473124

50539
GRESHAM, John & WESTWELL, Ian
SEAPOWER
$10.00 AUD

Chartwell Books. New York. 2005. 1st Ed. 256 PP with 1b/w and 315 colour photos. Half title page: USS Dwight D. Eisenhower at sea. Fp: USS Dwight D. Eisenhower at Mayport, Florida. Laminated pictorial boards. Fine. Oblong: 30.5 x 43. 0785817921

The US Navy.

40721
HARDY, A. C.
EVERYMAN'S HISTORY OF THE SEA WAR - Volume II: December 1941 - September 1943
$25.00 AUD

Nicholson and Watson. London. 1949. 1st Ed. XXXII, 271 PP with organigrams and tables, plus 20 b/w plates with 37 photos. Fp: The Dawn Patrol. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, dj (price-clipped). Foxing spots on outside edges. Internally very good. 22.2 x 14.5.

Calendar of Naval War (pages XI to XXXI). Losses of principal warships (pages 251to 271).

13340
HARRIS, Brayton
THE AGE OF THE BATTLESHIP 1890-1922
$10.00 AUD

Franklin Watts. New York. 1965. 1st Ed. in the Watts Histories of the United States Navy series. (8), 212 PP with 1 map, plus 24 pages with 48 b/w photos. Cloth cover, dj (price-clipped). Address of previous owner on front endpaper. Light foxing, o/wise very good. 24 x 16.5.

The development of the battleship. battleships as tools of US imperialism. WWI and the lessons.

38799
HASTINGS, Max
VICTORY IN EUROPE - D-Day to V-E Day
$15.00 AUD

Weidenfeld and Nicolson. London. 1985. 1st Ed. 192 PP with 9 maps, and b/w and colour photos. Hard cover, dj. Light foxing, o/wise near fine. 28.2 x 20.2. 0297786504

56229
HASTINGS, Max
NEMESIS: The Battle for Japan, 1944-45
$25.00 AUD

HarperCollins. London. 2007. 3rd printing. XXVII, 674 PP with 10 maps, plus 32 pages with 76 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24 x 16. 9780007219827

44414
HAWAII NIKKEI EDITORIAL BOARD
JAPANESE EYES ... AMERICAN HEART - Personal Reflections of Hawaii's World War II Nisei Soldiers
$25.00 AUD

Tendai Educational Foundation. Honolulu. 2000. 3rd printing of the 1998 original. XVI, 448 PP with 4 badges, 12 head pieces, and 64 b/w photos. Cloth cover, dj. Fine. 23.2 x 15.7. 0824821629

Reflections of Americans of Japanese Ancestry, compiled by the Hawaii Nikkei History Editorial Board.

43920
HEARN, Chester G.
ADMIRAL DAVID GLASGOW FARRAGUT - The Civil War Years
$15.00 AUD

Naval Institute Press. Annapolis. 1998. 1st printing. XXI, (3), 382, (4) PP with 48 b/w illustrations. Fp: Portrait. Hard cover, cloth spine, dj. Few foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise fine. 23.5 x 15.5. 1557503842

75249
HEARN, Chester G.
TRACKS IN THE SEA: Matthew Fontaine Maury and the Mapping of the Oceans
$25.00 AUD

International Marine / McGraw-Hill. Camden, Maine. 2002. 1st paperback edition. X, 278 PP with 13 head pieces and 27 b/w illustrations. Eps: Map of Winds and Routes. Pictorial soft covers. Faint foxing on outside edges. Near fine. 22.2 x 14.3. 9780071427906

The armed commerce raiders built in Great Britain, bent on destroying the Union merchant fleet. The Shenandoah sailed in Australian waters before destroying the U.S. whaling fleet.

54982
HEFFER, Jean
THE UNITED STATES AND THE PACIFIC. History of a Frontier
$30.00 AUD

University of Notre Dame Press. Notre Dame, Indiana. 2002. Reprint of the 2002 US edition. Translated from the 1995 French original Les Etats-Unis et le Pacifique: Histoire d'une frontière, by W. Donald Wilson. XII, (2), 510, (2) PP with 3 maps, 7 graphs and 23 tables. 0268043086

Chapter 1: the Chinese magnet. Chapter 2: The Whaler's Pacific... Chapter 7: Imperialism and the Open Door... Chapter 9: War in the Pacific... Chapter 12: toward cultural symbiosis?.

44160
HEINRICH, Thomas R.
SHIPS FOR THE SEVEN SEAS - Philadelphia Shipbuilding in the Age of Industrial Capitalism
$20.00 AUD

The Johns Hopkins University Press. Baltimore. 1997. 1st Ed., Volume 12 in the Studies in Industry and Society series. X, (2), 290, (2) PP with b/w figures (1 organigram, paintings, plans and photos). Eps: Map of Delaware River with Philadelphia Steel Shipyards 1900-1918. Cloth cover, dj. Fine. 26 x 18. 0801853877

46491
HILL, A. J.
UNDER PRESSURE: The Final Voyage of Submarine S-Five
$10.00 AUD

The Free Press. New York. 2002. 1st Ed. VIII, (2), 239 PP, plus 8 pages with 1 sketch plan and 13 b/w photo. Title page with vignette of the S-Five at sea. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 22 x 14.5. 0743236777

69918
HMSO
OCEAN FRONT - The Story of the War in the Pacific 1941-1944
$25.00 AUD

HMSO / Ministry of Information. London. 1945. 68 PP with b/w illustrations: 8 maps and 90 photos. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 35 x 14.

From the battles of the the Coral Sea and Midway, to the landings in the Marianas and Peleliu (Palau).

35208
HOBSON, Richmond Pearson
THE SINKING OF THE MERRIMAC
$10.00 AUD

Naval Institute Press. Annapolis. 1987. Reprint of the 1899 original, in the Classic of Naval Literature series, with an introduction and notes by Richard W. Turk. XXXVI, 193, (2) PP with 60 b/w illust. Cloth cover, gilt device and title on front cover and spine, ribbon page-marker. Fine. 21.5 x 14.5 0870216325

USA / Spanish War of 1899.

34769
HOUGH, Richard
THE LONGEST BATTLE - The War at Sea 1939-45
$15.00 AUD

Weidenfeld & Nicolson. London. 1986. 1st Ed. XI, 371 PP with 6 maps, plus 24 pages with 56 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj., Foxing on outside edges and a small mark on bottom outside edge, o/wise very good. 24 x 16. 029778983X

48089
HOY, Bruce
BATTLE OF THE CORAL SEA (in Paradise - Issue No. 92, May-June 1992)
$10.00 AUD

Air Niugini. Port Moresby. 1992. 42 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Contains article between P.5 and 8 with 1 map, 3 colour and 6 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 28.5 x 21.

Fiftieth anniversary of this Battle which protected Port Moresby and Northern Australia, from Japanese Invasion.

16715
HOYT, Edwin P.
CLOSING THE CIRCLE, War in the Pacific : 1945
$10.00 AUD

Van Nostrand Reinhold. New York. 1982. Book Club edition. XIII, (3), 236 PP, plus 8 pages with 23 b/w photos. Fp: Map of Japan with 3rd Fleet operations. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing. Very good. 21.5 x 14.5.

The last 60 days of action of WWII in the Pacific theatre: Kamikaze attacks, Okinawa campaign, atomic bomb. Japan's official surrender aboard the USS Missouri.

33877
JAFFEE, Capt. Walter W.
THE PRESIDENTIAL YACHT POTOMAC
$30.00 AUD

The Glencannon Press. Palo Alto, Ca., USA. 1998. 1st printing of the 1st Ed. XVIII, 204 PP with 2 pages of ship plans, 4 maps and 145 b/w photos. Eps: Signatures from the guest log of the Potomac. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 28.5 x 22. 1889901067

From the Electra with mission to chase rum-runners in the post-Prohibition era, to the Presidential Yacht of Franklin D. Roosevelt, and her later restoration by the Port of Oakland.

33872
JAFFEE, Walter W.
APPOINTMENT IN NORMANDY
$20.00 AUD

The Glencannon Press. Palo Alto, Ca., USA. 1995. 1st Ed. XVI, (2), 572 PP with over 235 illust. (comic strips, plans and b/w photos). Eps: Map of the voyage of the Liberty Ship SS Jeremiah O'Brien. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj. Fine. 23.5 x 15.8. 0963758640

Voyage to England and the beach heads of Normandy of the Liberty Ship Jeremiah O'Brien for the 50th anniversary of D Day.

16668
JENNINGS, John
THE SEA EAGLES
$10.00 AUD

Invincible Press. Sydney. 1951. 1st Australian edition. XIV, (2), 300 PP. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Faint foxing. Very good. 22 x 14.

Novel with an historical background. A story of the American Navy during the Revolution; of the men who fought and the ships they sailed and the women who stood behind them.

55979
JENNINGS, John
THE SALEM FRIGATE
$15.00 AUD

Invincible Press. Sydney. 1946. 1st Australian edition. Foreword by T. Tisdall. 407 PP. Eps: Map. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on a lightly sunned spine. Faint foxing. Dedicatory note on verso of FFEP, o/wise a very good clean copy. 22 x 14.

Novel with an historical background. Story of the Frigate Essex, USN: 1800-01 to Batavia, Indonesia. 1802-03 to Tripoli, Libya. 1812-14 to Eastern Pacific and the Marquesas Islands.

40724
JONES, Noah
JOURNALS OF TWO CRUISES ABOARD THE AMERICAN PRIVATEER YANKEE, by a Wanderer
$15.00 AUD

Macmillan. New York. 1967. 1st printing, with an introduction by Admiral E. M. Eller. XXXII, 156 PP with 2 maps on double page and 6 illustrations. Fp: The brig Nancy Ann, of the same size and period as the Yankee. Cloth cover, device in blind on front cover, dj (price-clipped). Near fine. 21.7 x 14.7.

The Anglo American war of 1812.

39705
JOSS, John
STRIKE - U.S. Naval Strike Warfare Center
$10.00 AUD

Presidio Press. Novato, Ca. 1989. 1st Ed. Airpower No. 1008, in the Presidio Power series. X, 134 PP with b/w and colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 22.2 X 20.5. 0891413200

18624
KAUFMAN, Y. & STILLWELL, P.
SHARKS OF STEEL
$15.00 AUD

Naval Institute Press. Annapolis. 1993. 1st printing. XXII, 152 PP with colour photos. Cloth cover, device in blind on front board, gilt title on spine, dj. Near fine. 31 x 23.2. 1557504512

The story of the submarine and their crew: selection, training, performance ...

65527
KESSLER, Contre-Amiral Jean (editor)
FRANCAIS ET ANGLAIS EN MEDITERRANEE 1789-1830
$100.00 AUD

Service Historique de la Marine. Paris. 1992. 1st Ed. Foreword and Epilogue by Vice Amiral d'Escadre Michel Tripier. Introduction by Contre-Amiral Jean Kessler. 330 PP with tables and 5 maps. Texts: 11 in English and 14 in French. Pictorial card cover. Name of previous owner at top corner of title page. Occasional faint foxing. Near fine. 24 x 15.5.

3rd seminar of the Anglo-French studies of Maritime History, held in Toulon 14, 15 & 16th November 1990. 21 papers "... from the French Revolution, to the Independence of Greece ..." : 10 in French, by Jean Tulard, Jacques Ferrier, Martine Acerra ... Michèle Battesti ... and 11 in English, by Christopher Ware, Nicholas Tracy, Anthony Ryan, David J. Lyon, Brian Lavery ... John B. Hattendorf, William S. Dudley.

40135
KILDUFF, Peter
US CARRIERS AT WAR
$10.00 AUD

Ian Allan. London. 1981. 1st UK edition. 128 PP with 164 b/w photos. Eps: map of the Pacific Ocean. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 29.8 x 22. 0711010773

20741
KLACHKO, Mary & TRASK, David F.
ADMIRAL WILLIAM SHEPHERD BENSON, First Chief of Naval Operations
$15.00 AUD

Naval Institute Press. Annapolis. 1987. 1st Ed. XVIII, (2), 268 PP with 34 bw photos. Fp: Portrait of Admiral William Shepherd Benson. Cloth cover, dj. Fine. 26 x 18. 0870210351

He led the US Navy during WWI and later on (1920-1928) attempted to create and maintain a strong American merchant marine.

52984
KNAUER, Kelly, CARR, Bruce Christopher (editors)
V-J DAY: America's World War II Triumph in the Pacific
$20.00 AUD

Time Books. New York. 2005. 1st Ed. VI, 122 PP with 10 colour illustrations, 1 artwork of a U.S. Balao Class submarine, 1 photo of the Trinity Test in 1945, 3 front covers of Time magazine, 5 maps and hundreds of b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 27.5 x 20.5.

Victory over Japan: 60th anniversary tribute.

16711
KOHLER, Richard & US NAVAL TRAINING
THE ANCHOR - Recruit Training Command : Company 83-081
$15.00 AUD

School Pictures Inc. San Diego. 1983. 1st Ed. Foreword by Rear Admiral W. E. Aut. 102 PP with b/w & colour photos. Eps: Aerial views of the U.S. Naval Training Center at San Diego, California. Decorated hard cover. Very good. 31.2 x 23.2.

History of the Center. Photographic description of the daily life of a recruit from his arrival at the center to graduation. Company 081 of 1983.

54144
KRUTSKIKH, Andrei
US POLICIES IN THE INDIAN OCEAN
$20.00 AUD

Progress Publishers. Moscow. 1986. 1st English edition translated from the 1984 Russian original by Yuri Vonogradov. 220, (4) PP. Hard cover, title on front board and spine. Fine. 20.5 x 13.

18335
LAING, Alexander
THE AMERICAN HERITAGE HISTORY OF SEAFARING AMERICA
$10.00 AUD

American Heritage Publishing. New York. 1974. 1st Ed. 344, (8 index) PP with 300 b/w & colour illust. Hard cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on cloth spine, dj (price clipped). Foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 28.6 x 22.2. 0070358478

America under sail: from colonial days to the present boom in sailing for pleasure and sport.

33573
LAING, Alexander
THE AMERICAN HERITAGE HISTORY OF SEAFARING AMERICA
$15.00 AUD

American Heritage Publishing. New York. 1974. Deluxe edition. 344, (8 index) PP with 300 b/w & colour illust. Cloth cover, device in blind on front cover, gilt title on cloth spine, slipcase. Spine sunned, edges of slipcase rubbed, o/wise near fine. 28.6 x 22.2. 0070358486

America under sail: from colonial days to the present boom in sailing for pleasure and sport.

10111
LAMBERT, John & ROSS, Al
ALLIED COASTAL FORCES OF WORLD WAR II - Volume I: Fairmile Designs and US Submarine Chasers
$75.00 AUD

Conway. London. 1990. 1st Ed. Foreword by Commander Christopher W Dreyer. 256 PP with tables & b/w illust. (plans, detailed sketches & photos). Fp: Scene at HMS Hornet, Gosport, in June 1944. Hard cover, dj. Spine of dust jacket lightly sunned, o/wise a fine copy. Scarce. 30.2 x 25. 9780851775197

Fairmile Marine Co, the harbour defense motor launch... their technical details in words, photos & line drawings. Design, construction, equipment & subsequent development.

10112
LAMBERT, John & ROSS, Al
ALLIED COASTAL FORCES OF WORLD WAR II, Volume II: Vosper MTBs & U.S. ELCOs
$75.00 AUD

Conway. London. 1993. 1st Ed. 256 PP with tables and many b/w illust. (plans, detailed sketches & photos). Title spread: A feast of Vospers at HMS Beehive, March 1943. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Spine of dust jacket lightly sunned, o/wise a fine copy. Scarce. 30.2 x 25. 9780851776026

The 16 different types of Vosper MTB, as well as the 70 Ft, 77 Ft and 80 Ft US Elco types. Design, construction, equipment & subsequent development. Construction lists, ...

32769
LARKINS, William T.
U.S. NAVY AIRCRAFT 1921-1941 - U.S. MARINE CORPS AIRCRAFT 1914-1959
$25.00 AUD

Orion Books. New York. 1988. Combined reprint of the 1959 and 1961 originals. (6), 391, (2), III, 203 PP with over 1000 b/w photos. Hard cover, gilt title on cloth spine, dj. Fine. 23.5 x 16. 0517569205

69916
LAWTHER, Rebecca & WRIGHT, Jonathan (editors)
D-DAY, 70 YEARS ON - The Normandy Campaign Remembered
$15.00 AUD

Script Media / Pen & Sword Military Books. Barnsley, South Yorkshire. 2014. 70th Anniversary edition. 112 PP, (6 Images of War, D-Day) with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.8 x 23. 9781848841710

The story of 6 June 1944: D-Day. 2nd of August 1944, very first flight of the Arado AR234, a jet aeroplane.

16705
LENTON, H. T.
AMERICAN GUNBOATS AND MINESWEEPERS
$5.00 AUD

London. 1974. Macdonald & Janes. 1st Ed., in the World War 2 Fact Files series. 64 PP with 102 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 26.4 x 20.2. 0356080641

Lists all the auxiliary escort vessels of the U.S. Navy in WWII.

33566
LENTON, H. T.
AMERICAN GUNBOATS AND MINESWEEPERS
$10.00 AUD

Macdonald & Janes. London. 1974. 1st Ed., in the World War 2 Fact Files series. 64 PP with 102 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Verso of title page with rubbed patches (previous labels). Bookplate on front endpaper. A very good copy. 27.2 x 21. 0356080633

Lists all the auxiliary escort vessels of the U.S. Navy in WWII.

41218
LENTON, H. T.
AMERICAN FLEET AND ESCORT DESTROYERS 2
$10.00 AUD

Macdonald. London. 1971. 1st Ed., in Navies of the Second World War series. Volume 2: 160 PP with tables & 46 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. Oblong: 10.8 x 15.2. 356031233

69767
LEWIS, Jon E. (editor)
D-DAY, As They Saw It
$10.00 AUD

Robinson Publishing. London. 2004. Paperback revised edition of the 1994 original. Foreword by Field Marshal Lord Carver. XIV, (314, (4), (12 blank) PP, plus 8 pages with 10 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Spine with light creases. Near fine. 19.5 x 13. 9781841199412

39117
LINDSTROM, Lamont & WHITE, Geoffrey M.
ISLAND ENCOUNTERS - Black and White Memories of the Pacific War
$20.00 AUD

Smithsonian Institution Press. Washington. 1990. 1st Ed. XII, 194 PP with 2 maps and over 175 b/w photos. Fp: A Woleaian Islander, U.S. Marine Corps Major and a Japanese officer. Cloth cover, dj. Light foxing o/wise fine. 28.4 x 22. 0874744571

65280
LOCKWOOD, Kim
D-DAY LANDINGS - 70th Anniversary Edition
$15.00 AUD

Wilkinson Publishing. Melbourne. 2014. 1st Ed., in the WP Discovery series. No pagination, 88 PP with 6 maps in colour, b/w and colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 32 x 24. 9781922178350

66287
LOCKWOOD, Kim
VJ DAY: The End of WWII in the Pacific - 70th Anniversary
$15.00 AUD

Wilkinson Publishing. Melbourne. 2015. 1st Ed., in the WP Military series. No pagination, 88 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 31.5 x 24. 9781922178961

Last Days and Hours. Speeches (Japanese Emperor Hirohito, US President Truman, King George VI, Eleanor Roosevelt & General MacArthur) and Celebrations ...

69917
LOCKWOOD, Kim
D-DAY LANDINGS - 70TH Anniversary Edition
$15.00 AUD

Wilkinson Publishing. Melbourne. 2014. 70th Anniversary edition. No pagination, 84 with b/w and colour illustrations (including 6 maps/sketch maps). Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 32 x 24. 9781922178350

74007
LOCKWOOD, Kim
AIR RAIDS - Epic Assaults of World War II - 70th Anniversary
$15.00 AUD

Wilkinson Publishing. Melbourne. 2015. 1st Ed., in the WP Military series. No pagination, 86 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial stiff covers. Fine. 32 x 24. 9781925265054

The Blitz to Pearl Harbor & Hiroshima. Darwin ... Guadalcanal ...

43728
LONG, David F.
NOTHING TOO DARING, A Biography of Commodore David Porter, 1780-1843
$25.00 AUD

United States Naval Institute. Annapolis. 1970. 1st Ed. XIV, (2), 396 PP with 7 maps, plus 16 pages with 26 b/w illustrations. Fp: David Porter. Cloth cover, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 23.8 x 17.4. 0870214942

War of 1812 with Great Britain. First imperial actions of the U.S. Navy (Marquesas in 1813, Puerto Rico in 1822). With the Mexican Navy...

35693
LORD, Walter
DAY OF INFAMY
$5.00 AUD

Longmans, Green and Co. London. 1957. 1st UK Ed. (X), 243 PP, plus 32 pages with 1 plan and 49 b/w photos. FEP: The last instant of Peace, Pearl Harbor, 7.55 A.M. Dec. 7, 1941. REP: Route of the Japanese attack. Hard cover. Covers rubbed and soiled, spine sunned, lacks half title page, fold rear endpaper split, browning of edges. Good reading copy. 22 x 14.2.

Pearl Harbour, December 7th 1941.

70414
LORD, Walter
DAY OF INFAMY
$20.00 AUD

Longmans, Green and Co. London. 1957. 1st UK edition. (X), 243 PP, plus 32 pages with 1 plan and 49 b/w photos. FEP: The last instant of Peace, Pearl Harbor, 7.55 A.M. Dec. 7, 1941. REP: Route of the Japanese attack. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Outside edges with signs of ageing and foxing spots. Very good. 22 x 14.2.

Pearl Harbour, December 7th 1941.

36234
LOTT, LCDR Arnold S. & SUMRALL, Robert F.
PEARL HARBOR ATTACK - (An Abbreviated History)
$10.00 AUD

Leeward Publications. Annapolis. 1976. 2nd printing of the 1974 original, in the Ship's Data Special series. 32 PP with 3 maps and plans, and 38 b/w illust. (drawings and photos). Inside front cover: Admiral Yamamoto. Inside back cover: US Battleships and Oiler. Soft cover. Fine. Oblong: 21 x 27.5.

60263
LUNDEBERG, P. K.
LA REPLIQUE DES ETATS UNIS A LA GUERRE DU TONNAGE (in Revue d' Hitoire de la Deixième Guerre Mondiale)
$5.00 AUD

Presses Universitaires de France. Paris. 1966. Extrait / Off-Print. 67-96 PP with 1 graph. Soft cover, staples. French text. Very good. 24 x 15.7.

US Navy and the Battle of the Atlantic

38056
LUNDEBERG, Philip K.
SAMUEL COLT'S SUBMARINE BATTERY - The secret and the enigma
$15.00 AUD

Smithsonian Institution Press. Washington. 1974. 1st Ed. No. 29 in the Smithsonian studies in history and technology series. V, 90 PP with 43 figures. Pictorial card cover. Back cover lightly rubbed, o/wise near fine. 27.8 x 21.7.

Mines, minefields for coastal protection and undersea warfare.

69907
MACE, Martin & GREHAN, Julian (editors)
D-DAY, 6 JUNE 1944
$10.00 AUD

Key Publishing. Stamford, Lincolnshire. 2014. 1st Ed. 132 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.7 x 21.

The most crucial 24 Hours of WW2.

68189
MACINTYRE, Donald
LEYTE GULF: Armada in the Pacific
$5.00 AUD

Macdonald. London. 1970. 1st UK Ed., in the Purnell's History of the Second World War series - Battle Book No. 11. 160 PP with b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Covers with rubbed patches. Slight ageing of paper. Stamp of "The Tasmanian Maritime and Folk Museum" on title page, o/wise very good. 21 x 13.5.

72464
MACINTYRE, Donald
THE BATTLE OF THE ATLANTIC
$20.00 AUD

The Macmillan Co. New York. 1961. 1st US edition. 208 PP with 54 b/w illustrations (maps, plans & photos) in text. Cloth cover, dj. Ex Libris stamp of previous owner on front endpaper. Dust jacket rubbed and in a protective sleeve. Ex Library copy with stamps at top of title page, on outside edges and envelope on rear endpaper. Occasional foxing. Very good reading copy. 22.7 x 15.5.

72465
MACINTYRE, Donald
THE BATTLE FOR THE PACIFIC
$25.00 AUD

B. T. Batsford. London. 1966 1st Ed. 240 PP with 16 maps, plus 24 pages with 51 b/w photos. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). Ex Libris stamp of previous owner on front endpaper. Dust jacket in a protective sleeve. Faint foxing on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 22.5 x 15.5.

41160
MACKAY, James
I HAVE NOT YET BEGUN TO FIGHT - A Life of John Paul Jones
$15.00 AUD

Mainstream Publishing. Edinburgh. 1998. 1st Ed. 320 PP with 1 plan and 2 maps, plus 12 pages with 17 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing. Fine. 24 x 16. 1840180579

52085
MAGOUN, F. Alexander
THE FRIGATE CONSTITUTION AND OTHER HISTORIC SHIPS & UNITED STATES FRIGATE "CONSTITUTION"
$20.00 AUD

Bonanza Books. New York. c. 1977. Bonanza reprint (a) of the 1928 original. XVIII, 155 PP with tables and 63 figures, plus 30 b/w plates & 16 plans on double-page. Plus a 24 pages booklet pasted down. Hard cover, cloth spine, dj. Dust jacket chipped and lightly rubbed. Foxing spots on outside edges. A good working copy. 28.5 x 21.3.

Booklet: United States Frigate Constitution A Brief Account on her History, together with data for model builders, published by Bureau of Construction and Repair, Navy Department, Washington, pasted down on front endpaper.

69755
MAHAN, Captain Alfred Thayer
NAVAL STRATEGY Compared and Contrasted with the Principles and Practice of Military Operations on Land
$75.00 AUD

Little, Brown & Co. Boston. 1915. Reprint of the 1911 original. XXII, (2), 475 PP, plus 13 plates (6 of them large folded) with 16 maps and plans. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine (lettering faded). Top edge gilt. Stamp of previous owner at top corner of half title page. Top corner of front board with a bump. Contents near fine. Scarce. 23 x 15.5.

Lectures delivered at U.S. Naval War College, Newport, R.I., between the years 1887 and 1911.

18726
MARMUR, Jacland
SEA DUTY, and Other Stories of Naval Action
$10.00 AUD

Henry Holt. New York. 1944. 1st Ed. (8), 168 PP with 3 figures. Cloth cover, dj (price clipped). Dust jacket chipped. Slight ageing of paper. Very good. 20.8 x 14.

Thirteen narratives on naval warfare during the two first years of the US Navy in WWII by a war correspondant attached to the Pacific Battle Fleet.

36239
MARTIN, Christopher
DAMN THE TORPEDOES! - The Story of America's First Admiral: David Glasgow Farragut
$15.00 AUD

Abelard-Schuman. New York. 1970. 1st Ed. (VIII), 280 PP. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Dust jacket slightly soiled. Faint foxing. Near fine. 21.6 x 14.7. 200716220

Joined the US Navy in 1810, when only 10 years old. War of 1812 against England. Civil war and capture of New Orleans...

37673
MARVEL, William (editor)
THE MONITOR CHRONICLES, One Sailor's Account - Today's Campaign to Recover the Civil War Wreck
$15.00 AUD

The Mariners' Museum / Simon & Schuster. New York. 2000. 1st Ed. 272 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (map, painting, photos) and facsimile of written documents. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 23.5 x 20.5. 0684869977

The Civil War Ironclad Monitor, past (sunk off Cape Hatteras on 31st December 1862) and present (campaign of 1999 to recover the wreck).

34313
MASON, John T. (editor)
THE ATLANTIC WAR REMEMBERED - An Oral History Collection
$15.00 AUD

Naval Institute Press. Annapolis. 1990. 1st printing. XXII, (2), 480 PP with 9 maps, 4 b/w photos and 28 portraits. Cloth cover, dj. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 26 x 18.5. 087021523X

37 stories: Dakar yields valuable tools for the allies, by Rear Admiral Ralph Kirk James. Italian surrender and German resistance, by Vice Admiral George Carroll Dyer...

41825
MAURICE, René
LA FREGATE DE LA LIBERTE
$25.00 AUD

Editions du Gulf Stream. Rochefort, France. 2001. 1st Ed. 24 PP with 16 drawings. Inside front cover: Chart of the Gulf Stream, by Benjamin Franklin. Inside back cover: folded cut away (60 x 22 cms) of L'Hermione, by Jean-Benoit Héron. Pictorial soft covers. Near fine. French text. 22 x 15.4.

The French frigate L'Hermione, and her 1780 voyage to the USA with the Baron de Saint Romain de Vissac, better known as Gilbert Motier de Lafayette.

18095
McCLELLAN, Captain Edwin N.
NAVAL DIGEST 1916
$10.00 AUD

Government Printing Office. Washington. 1916. 1st Ed. (2), 674 PP. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Very good. 18.2 x 13.

Contains digests of selected decisions of the Secretary of the Navy and opinions of the Judge Advocate General of the Navy. From abetting and absence to words and phrases and youth.

38128
McDOWELL, Bart
THE REVOLUTIONARY WAR - America's Fight for Freedom
$10.00 AUD

National Geographic Society. Washington. 1967. 1st Ed. 200 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Title spread: Battle of Princeton. Half title page: a New Jersey farmer struggles with a Hessian mercenary (bronze medallion). Cloth cover, device on front cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Spine lightly sunned, light foxing, o/wise near fine. 26 x 18.

16689
McFARLAND, Philip
SEA DANGERS, The Affair of the Somers
$10.00 AUD

Schocken Books. New York. 1985. 1st Ed. 308 PP, plus 18 pages with 20 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Former owner's signature whited out on front endpaper, o/wise near fine. 23.2 x 16. 0805239901

The USN Brig Somers cruise of 1842, to the coast of Africa. Mutiny? Hanging of a young officer, Philip Spencer, son of the secretary of war: outcry, court martial of the Commanding Officer,...

75028
McKENNA, Robert
THE DICTIONARY OF NAUTICAL LITERACY
$30.00 AUD

International/McGraw-Hill. Camden, Maine. 2003. Reprint. X, (2), 416, (4) PP with b/w illustrations: paintings, prints, portraits, posters, photos .... Pictorial stiff covers. Fine. 23 x 17.5. 9780071419505

Over 3500 entries, from A-1 to Zumwalt Elmo Russell.

36708
MCPHERSON, James M. & Patricia R.
LAMSON OF THE GETTYSBURG - The Civil War letters of Lieutenant Roswell H. Lamson, U.S. Navy
$10.00 AUD

Oxford University Press. New York. 1997. 1st Ed. XVIII, 240 PP with 8 maps, plus 8 pages with 16 b/w photos. Hard cover, gilt title on cloth spine, dj. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 24.2 x 16. 0195116984

21034
MILLER, Francis T.
THE NAVIES
$15.00 AUD

Castle Book. New York. 1957. Reprint of 1911 edition. Part 6 in the 10 volumes of "The Photographic History of the Civil War" series. 322 PP with b/w illust. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Faint foxing. Very good. 27.8 x 19.8.

The organization of the Federal & Confederate Navy: blockade, the birth of the ironclads ... naval chronology, 1861-1865.

44153
MILLER, Nathan
THE NAVAL AIR WAR, 1939-1945
$10.00 AUD

The Nautical & Aviation Publishing Company of America. New York. 1980. 1st Ed. XII, 224 PP with 3 maps, 172 b/w illustrations (170 photos). Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 23.4 x 15.8. 0933852118

19570
MOKIN, Arthur
IRONCLAD - The Monitor and the Merrimack
$10.00 AUD

Presidio. Novato, Ca., USA. 1991. 1st Ed. (6), 274 PP with 1 map and an inset map. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 23.6 x 15.8. 0891414053

46070
MOORE, Lieut. Comdr. William C. & KEMBLE, Lieut. Comdr. John H. (compilers)
OUR NAVY'S FIGHTING SHIPS
$30.00 AUD

Kalmbach Publishing. Milwaukee, Wis. 1947. 1st Ed. The Ships and Sailing Albums series, No. 3. No pagination, 42 PP with 51 b/w photos. Pictorial card cover (slightly rubbed), spiral binding (fragile), o/wise near fine internally. Oblong: 26 x 35.5..

72830
MORISON, Samuel Eliot
THE TWO-OCEAN WAR, A Short History of the United States Navy in the Second World War
$5.00 AUD

Ballantine Books. New York. 1974. 2nd printing of the 1972 1st Ballantine edition (1963 original). XXI, (11), 533, (6 publications) PP VIII, 612 PP with 48 charts (10 on double page), plus 16 pages "Special Map Section" with 2 b/w maps and 6 two-colour maps and 16 pages with 31 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Tinted outside edges. Ex Libris stamp of previous owner on title page. Very good. 18 x 12.6.

21494
MORTON, H. V.
ATLANTIC MEETING - An Account of Mr. Churchill's Voyage in H.M.S. Prince of Wales, in August, 1941, and the Conference with President Roosevelt which resulted in the Atlantic Charter
$5.00 AUD

Methuen. Melbourne. 1943. 1st Australian Ed. 160 PP, plus 16 b/w plates. Fp: Card with the Longfellow verse in Mr. Roosevelt's message to Mr. Churchill. Eps: North Atlantic map and track of HMS Prince of Wales, August, 1941. Cloth cover (lightly soiled). Very good. 19.2 x 12.5.

72711
MOYES, Norman B.
BATTLE EYE, A History of American Combat Photography
$20.00 AUD

MetroBooks / Friedman /Fairfax Publishers. New York. 1996. 1st Ed. Foreword by David Hume Kennerly. 144 PP with 96 b/w and 15 colour photos. Had cover, dj. Fine. 29.2 x 29.2. 9781567992878

Includes "capsule biographies" of 67 Photographers of War.

68670
MUMBY, Frank A. (editor)
THE GREAT WORLD WAR - A HISTORY (complete set of 9 Volumes with 27 Issues)
$450.00 AUD

The Gresham Publishing Company. London. 1915 /1922. 1st edition. Set of 9 Volumes in 27 Issues for a total of 3126 pages with b/w illustrations, plus a 4 pages "Roll of Honour" (in colour), 27 b/w portraits (some with tissue guard paper) and 35 coloured maps and plans (few folded) . Vol. I (issues I to III), 1915: (6), 336, (10 "Title page, Preface, Contents, List of Plates") PP with b/w illustrations, plus 3 b/w portraits and 9 coloured maps and plans. Vol. II (issues IV to VI), 1916: (6), 336, (8 "Title page, Contents, List of plates") PP with b/w illustrations, plus 3 b/w portraits and 2 coloured maps. Vol. III (issues VII to IX), 1916: (6), 336, (8 "Title page, Contents, List of Plates") PP with b/w illustrations, plus 3 b/w portraits and 4 coloured maps and plans). Vol. IV issues X to XII), 1916: (6), 336, (8 "Title page, Contents, List opf Plates") PP with b/w illustrations, plus 3 portraits and 4 coloured maps and plans. Vol. V (issues XIII to XV), 1917: (6), 336, (8 "Title page, Contents, List of plates") PP with b/w illustrations, plus 3 portraits and 4 coloured maps and plans. Vol. VI (issues XVI to XVIII), 1917: (6), 336, (8 " Title page, Contents, List of plates") PP with b/w illustrations, plus 3 portraits, 4 coloured maps and a 4 pages coloured "Roll of Honour 1914 - 191. Vol. VII (issues XIX to XXI), 1919: (6), 336, (8 "Title page, Contents, List of plates") PP with b/w illustrations, plus 3 portraits and 3 coloured maps. Vol. VIII (issues XXII to XXIV): (2), 336, (8 "Title page, Contents, List of plates") with b/w illustrations, plus 3 portraits (misbound) and 2 coloured maps. Vol. IX (issues XXV to XXII), 1920: (6), 344, (10 "Title page, Preface, Contents, List of plates") with b/w illustrations, plus 3 portraits and 3 coloured maps (1 portrait and 1 map are misbound). Card covers, illustrated front in colour, cloth spine with Title and No. of Issue. Except for a small sticker on front cover of issues XXV and XXVII, and 5 misbound plates, this set is complete and in a very fine condition. This is a heavy item and postage will be higher than usual. Please ask for a quote. 25 x 18.5.

Preface of Volume IX starts: "The present volume completes a task ...". Front covers with the Coat of Arms of France, Great Britain, Russia, Serbia, Japan and Belgium.

37319
MUSICANT, Ivan
DIVIDED WATERS - The Naval History of the Civil War
$10.00 AUD

Castle Books. Edison, N.J., USA. 2000. Reprint of the 1995 original. XIV, 473 PP, plus 22 pages with 7 maps and 41 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 24 x 16. 0785812105

35669
N/A
PROCEEDINGS / NAVAL REVIEW ISSUE - Volume 114, No.1023, 1988
$15.00 AUD

United States Naval Institute. Annapolis. 1988. May 1988, No. 1023. Edited by Vice Admiral Robert F. DUNN. 336 PP with b/w illustrations (plans and photos). Cloth cover, crest of the naval institute in blind on front cover, gilt title on spine. Near fine. 28 x 21.6.

24 articles: 6 of them on the war in the Persian Gulf between Iran and Iraq. ... U.S. Navy in 1987. U.S. Marine Corps in 1987. U.S. Coast Guard in 1987... The Soviet Navy in 1987.

55093
N/A
CHRONOLOGY OF SOME NAVAL OPERATIONS VIETNAM: August 1954 - December 1968
$10.00 AUD

Naval History Division. Washington. 1969. 1st Ed. (2), 14 PP. Soft cover. Slight ageing of paper. Very good. 26 x 20.

16 August 1954: Operation Passage to Freedom. ...

57335
N/A
UNITED STATES NAVAL INSTITUTE PROCEEDINGS - Volume 84, 1958
$30.00 AUD

United States Naval Institute. Annapolis. 1958. Volume 84, No. 1, January 1958 (No. 659), to No. 12, December 1958 (No. 670). Edited by Commander Robert N. ADRIAN. 12 issues for a total of XVIII, 1870 PP with b/w illustrations and advertisements. Pictorial soft covers. Spine of some issues rubbed. Foxing spots on outside edges and slight ageing of paper. Very good set. Image shows cover of January 1958. 24.8 x 17.

57336
N/A
UNITED STATES NAVAL INSTITUTE PROCEEDINGS - Volume 85, 1959
$30.00 AUD

United States Naval Institute. Annapolis. 1959. Volume 85, No. 1, January 1959 (No. 671), to No. 12, December 1959 (No. 682). Edited by Commander Robeert N. ADRIAN & Commander William M.A. GREENE. 12 issues for a total of 1922 PP with b/w illustrations and advertisements. Pictorial soft covers. Spine of some issues rubbed. Foxing spots on outside edges and slight ageing of paper. Very good set. Images shows cover of January 1959. 24.8 x 17.

57337
N/A
UNITED STATES NAVAL INSTITUTE PROCEEDINGS - Volume 87, 1961
$30.00 AUD

United States Naval Institute. Annapolis. 1961. Volume 87, No. 1, January 1961 (No. 695), to No. 12, December 1961 (No. 706). Edited by Commander William M.A. GREENE. 12 issues for a total of 2060 PP with b/w illustrations and advertisements. Pictorial soft covers. Spine of some issues rubbed. Foxing spots on outside edges and slight ageing of paper. Very good set. Image shows cover of January 1961. 24.8 x 17.

57338
N/A
UNITED STATES NAVAL INSTITUTE PROCEEDINGS - Volume 88, 1962
$30.00 AUD

United States Naval Institute. Annapolis. 1962. Volume 88, No. 1, January 1962 (No. 707), to No. 12, December 1962 (No. 718). 12 issues for a total of 2040 PP with b/w illustrations and advertisements. Pictorial soft covers. Spine of some issues rubbed. Foxing spots on outside edges and slight ageing of paper. Very good set. Image shows cover of January 1962. 24.8 x 17.

57339
N/A
UNITED STATES NAVAL INSTITUTE PROCEEDINGS - Volume 89, 1963
$30.00 AUD

United States Naval Institute. Annapolis. 1963. Volume 89, No. 1, January 1963 (No. 719), to No. 12, December 1963 (No. 730). Edited by Cdr. Roland T.E. BOWLER. 12 issues for a total of 2080 PP with b/w illustrations and advertisements. Pictorial soft covers. Spine of some issues rubbed. Foxing spots on outside edges and slight ageing of paper. Very good set. Images shows cover of January 1963. 24.8 x 17.

57340
N/A
UNITED STATES NAVAL INSTITUTE PROCEEDINGS - Volume 90, 1964
$30.00 AUD

United States Naval Institute. Annapolis. 1964. Volume 90, No. 1, January 1964 (No. 731), to No. 12, December 1964 (No. 742). Edited by Cdr. Roland T.E. BOWLER. 12 issues for a total of 2002 PP with b/w illustrations and advertisements. Pictorial soft covers. Spine of some issues rubbed. Foxing spots on outside edges and slight ageing of paper. Very good set. Image shows cover of January 1964. 24.8 x 17.

57342
N/A
UNITED STATES NAVAL INSTITUTE PROCEEDINGS - Volume 91, 1965
$30.00 AUD

United States Naval Institute. Annapolis. 1965. Volume 91, No. 1, January 1965 (No. 743), to No. 12, December 1965 (No. 754). Edited by Cdr. Roland T.E. BOWLER. 12 issues for a total of 2028 PP with b/w illustrations and advertisements. Pictorial soft covers. Spine of some issues rubbed. Foxing spots on outside edges and slight ageing of paper. Very good set. Image shows cover of January 1965. 24.8 x 17.

57344
N/A
PROCEEDINGS U. S. Naval Institute - Volume 110, 1984
$40.00 AUD

United States Naval Institute. Annapolis. 1984. Volume 110, No. 1, January 1984 (No. 971), to No. 12, December 1984 (No. 982). Edited by Vice-Admiral A.S. MOREAU & Cdr. Roland T.E. BOWLER. 12 issues, plus supplement "Sea Link". A total of 2184 PP with b/w and colour illustrations and advertisements. Pictorial soft cover. Foxing spots on outside edges. Very good set. Image shows cover for January. 27.2 x 21.2.

57345
N/A
PROCEEDINGS U. S. Naval Institute - Volume 111, 1985
$40.00 AUD

United States Naval Institute. Annapolis. 1985. Volume 111, No. 1, January 1985 (No. 983), to No. 12, December 1985 (No. 994). Edited by Vice-Admiral A.S. MOREAU & Captain James A. BARBER. 12 issues, plus supplement "The U.S. Navy Yesterday". A total of 2272 PP with b/w and colour illustrations and advertisements. Pictorial soft cover. Foxing spots on outside edges. Very good set. Image shows cover of January. 27.2 x 21.2.

57346
N/A
PROCEEDINGS U. S. Naval Institute - Volume 112, 1986
$40.00 AUD

United States Naval Institute. Annapolis. 1986. Volume 112, No. 1, January 1986 (No. 995), to No. 12, December 1986 (No. 1006). Edited by Vice-Admiral A.S. MOREAU & Captain James A. BARBER. 12 issues, plus 2 supplements "The Maritime Strategy" and "A Salute: The Diamond Jubilee of Naval Aviation". A total of 2126 PP with b/w and colour illustrations and advertisements. Pictorial soft cover. (Issue No. 10 (1004) with signs of water damage. Foxing spots on outside edges. Very good set. Image shows cover for January which folds out to a full page painting of USS Langley and the Theodore Roosevelt. 27.2 x 21.2.

57365
N/A
UNITED STATES NAVAL INSTITUTE PROCEEDINGS - Volume 86, 1960
$25.00 AUD

United States Naval Institute. Annapolis. 1960. Volume 86, No. 1, January 1960 (No. 683) to No. 4, April 1960 (No. 686), then No. 6, June 1960 (No. 688) to No. 12, December 1960 (No. 694). Edited by Commander William M.A. GREENE. 11 issues for a total of 1828 PP with b/w illustrations and advertisements. Pictorial soft covers. Spine of some issues rubbed. Foxing spots on outside edges and slight ageing of paper. Very good run of 11 issues. 24.8 x 17.

Set without issue No. 5, May 1960 (No. 687).

57366
N/A
UNITED STATES NAVAL INSTITUTE PROCEEDINGS - Volume 83, 1957
$25.00 AUD

United States Naval Institute. Annapolis. 1957. No. 2, February 1957 (No. 648), to No. 12, December 1957 (No. 658). Edited by Commander Robert N. ADRIAN. 11 issues for a total of CCXL, 1250, (232) PP with b/w illustrations and advertisements. Pictorial soft cover. Spine of some issues rubbed. Foxing spots on outside edges and slight ageing of paper. Very good run of 11 issues. 24.8 x 17.

57377
N/A
PROCEEDINGS U. S. Naval Institute - Volume 109 (6 issues), 1983
$20.00 AUD

United States Naval Institute. Annapolis. 1983. Volume 109, No. 3, March 1983 (No. 961), then No. 8, August 1983 (No. 966) to No. 11, November 1983 (No. 970). Edited by Cdr. Roland T.E. BOWLER. 6 issues. A total of 928 PP with b/w and colour illustrations and advertisements. Pictorial soft cover. Foxing spots on outside edges. Very good run of 6 issues. 27.2 x 21.2.

58333
N/A
DOCUMENTS AND MATERIALS - USSR-US SUMMIT: Washington, December 7-10, 1987
$10.00 AUD

Novosti Press Agency. Moscow. 1987. 1st Ed. 144 PP, plus 16 pages with 15 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 19.5 x 12.5.

Mikhail Gorbachev - Ronald Reagan.

59606
N/A
MICRONESIA
$10.00 AUD

Australian Institute of International Affairs / Department of History, University of Queensland. Brisbane. 1984. Vol. 23, No. 1, April 1984, "World Review , A Journal of Contemporary Relevance". Edited by Glen BARCLAY. 84 PP. Soft cover, illustrated front. Fine. 21.6 x 14.

United States Security Interests in the Pacific Islands, by John C. Dorrance. The changing Geo-politics of ANZUS: the place of the South Pacific, by R. A. Herr. ...

59812
N/A
UNITED STATES NAVAL INSTITUTE PROCEEDINGS - Volume 92, No. 2
$5.00 AUD

United States Naval Institute. Annapolis. 1966. Volume 92, No. 2, February 1966 (No. 756). Edited by Cdr. Roland T.E. BOWLER. 168 PP with b/w illustrations and advertisements. Pictorial soft covers a little soiled. Spine rubbed. Foxing spots on outside edges and slight ageing of paper. Very good. 24.5 x 17.

The French Submarine Force, by Lt. Cdr. Claude Huan. ... Our icebreakers are not good enough, by Captain Edwin A. McDonald. USS Guam (LPH-9), photographies by Barrett Gallagher. ...

59813
N/A
UNITED STATES NAVAL INSTITUTE PROCEEDINGS - Volume 92, No. 4
$5.00 AUD

United States Naval Institute. Annapolis. 1966. Volume 92, No. 4, April 1966 (No. 758). Edited by Cdr. Roland T.E. BOWLER. 196 PP with b/w illustrations and advertisements. Pictorial soft covers a little soiled. Spine rubbed. Foxing spots on outside edges and slight ageing of paper. Very good. 24.5 x 17.

Sea Power and the sea bed, by John P. Craven. Mahan, Mariner or Misfit, by Capt. Robert Brent. USS Brooklyn, photographies by Commander John Alden ...

59814
N/A
U. S. NAVAL INSTITUTE PROCEEDINGS - Volume 113, No. 1
$5.00 AUD

United States Naval Institute. Annapolis. 1987. Volume 113, No. 1, January 1987 (No. 1007). Edited by Captain James A. BARBER. 128 PP with b/w illustrations and advertisements. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 27.3 x 21.

Maritime Strategy, by Admiral Carlisle A. H. Trost. & F. J. West.

44396
NAGLER, Gordon R.
NAVAL TACTICAL COMMAND AND CONTROL
$15.00 AUD

AFCEA International Press. Washington. c. 1985. 1st Ed., with a foreword by Richard D. DeLauer. Volume 3 in the AFCEA/SIGNAL Magazine C3I series. X, 312 PP with figures charts and diagrams. Cloth cover, dj. Fine. 23.5 x 15.7. 0916159043

41 articles published, up to November 1984 in Signal, the global C3I magazine (C3I: Command, Control, Communications and Intelligence).

48879
NAVAL SHIPS
SHIPS. Book One
$10.00 AUD

Collins / Orbit Books. London. c. 1960. 1st Ed., in the Orbit Book series. No pagination, 28 PP with 17 b/w profiles and 22 colour illustrations (7 flags and 15 paintings). Inside front cover: 7 Naval Ensigns. Inside back cover: U.S.S. Nautilus. Pictorial card cover, dj. Near fine. Small format: 10 x 10.

Naval warships: 2 US Navy (Enterprise & Nautilus) and 12 Royal Navy (Bulwark, Dreadnought ... Wolverton, Zulu).

61927
NELSON, Stewart B.
OCEANOGRAPHIC SHIPS - Fore and Aft
$30.00 AUD

Office of the Oceanographer of the Navy. Washington. 1982. Reprint of the 1971 original. Foreword by Rear Admiral W. W. Behrens, Jr., and Preface by Rear Admiral O. D. Waters, Jr. XVII, 240, (6 blank) PP with b/w illustrations (drawings, engravings, line drawings, paintings, photos). Cloth cover, illustrated front board. Faint foxing. Near fine. 26.7 x 21. 1983672184

70526
NEWCOMB, Richard F.
ABANDON SHIP ! - The Saga of the U.S.S. Indianapolis, the Navy's Greatest Sea Disaster
$20.00 AUD

HarperCollins. London. 2001. 1st printing of the revised edition of the 1958 original, with an introduction and an afterword by Peter Maas. XVIII, (4), 326, (3) PP with 1 map with location map on double page, plus 8 pages with 20 b/w photos. Pictorial soft covers with light wear. Faint foxing. Dedicatory note on half title page. Very good. 23.3 x 15.3. 9780732269883

Sinking of the U.S.S. Indianapolis, flagship of the Fifth Fleet, 29th July 1945.

74684
NHSA
NAVAL HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF AUSTRALIA - Monograph No. 14: H.M.A.S. PERTH
$5.00 AUD

The Naval Historical Society of Australia, Inc. Garden Island, Sydney. c. 1990. Monograph No. 14: 19 PP (recto only) with 7 maps or battle diagrams, 5 sketches and 4 b/w photos (photocopy quality/ Illustrated cover. Monograph protected in a clear plastic file. Very good. 29.7 x 21.

No. 14: H.M.A.S. Perth 1941 & 1942, lecture to the Society on 3 February 1989. by John C. Date. Part 1: Battle of Matapan 1941 / Part 2: Battle of Java Sea and Sunda Strait 1942.

42804
NIMITZ, Fleet Admiral Chester W., ADAMS, Henry H. & POTTER, E.B. (editors)
TRIUMPH IN THE ATLANTIC - The Naval Struggle against the Axis
$25.00 AUD

Spectrum Books / Prentice-Hall, Inc. Englewood Cliffs, N.J. 1960. 1st Ed. IV, 188 PP with 29 maps and diagrams. Pictorial soft cover. Stamp of previous owner on title page. Spine with crease, o/wise near fine. 20.3 x 13.8.

41508
NOBLE, Denis L.
LIFEBOAT SAILORS - The U.S. Coast Guard 's Small Boat Stations
$15.00 AUD

Brassey's. Washington. 2001. 1st Ed. XVI, 247 PP with 16 head pieces, 2 maps and 31 b/w photos. Title page: crossing the bar. Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 22.8 x 15. 1574883364

62435
O'BRIEN, T. Michael
GUARDIANS OF THE EIGHTH SEA - A History of the U.S. Coast Guard on the Great Lakes
$15.00 AUD

US Government Printing Office. Washington. 1976. 1st Ed. Foreword by Truman R. Strobridge and Preface by James S. Gracey. XI, 97 PP with b/w illustrations (headpieces, engravings, maps, paintings and photos). Soft cover, illustrated front. Very good. 26 x 20.

69913
OVERY, Richard
All About HISTORY - Book of WORLD WAR II
$15.00 AUD

Imagine Publishing Ltd. Bournemouth, Dorset. 2014. 1st edition by Jon White & Alex Hoskins. 260 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Closed tear on front cover (repaired). Fine. 29.7 x 23. 9781910155295

The events, people and places that shaped the war.

49782
PACIFIC WAR
ADVANCE IN THE PACIFIC: New Guinea to the Philippines - 20 U.S. Battle Pictures
$30.00 AUD

Souvenir folder containing 20 b/w photographs (post card format). Near fine. A scarce item. 12.5 x 19.5.

United States Forces moving inshore for epic landing, Biak Island... American frontal assault on Japanese at Wadke Island...

72989
[PACIFIC WAR]
CORAL SEA "50" COMMEMORATION
$20.00 AUD

The Australia-United States Coral Sea Commemorative Council, Inc. Sydney. 1992. Illustrated folder containing 9 Items: " The Battle of the Coral Sea" - a short history " / "Logo", / "Charter" / "' Media background" (2 pages), "Program of Events": 20 pages / Message from the Prime Minister of Australia and the Ambassador of the United States of America / President Bush addresses Australian Parliament / Map of Sydney Harbour for the RAN / USN Sail Pass / Folded poster (Recto: HMAS Australia under attack in the Coral Sea, May 1842 / Verso: Mapin colour). Fine condition. Format folder: 31 x 21.5.

69801
PADFIELD, Peter
MARITIME DOMINION and the Triumph of the Free World - Naval Campaigns that Shaped the Modern World 1852-2001
$20.00 AUD

The Overlook Press. New York. 2010. 1st US edition. XIV, 369 PP with 4 maps and 4 battle diagrams, plus 16 pages with 41 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Remainder mark on lower outside edge. Near fine. 23.5 x 16. 9781590203323

58574
PAINE, Lincoln P.
DOWN EAST: A Maritime History of Maine
$25.00 AUD

Tilbury House. Gardiner, Maine. 2000. 1st Ed. 180 PP with b/w illustrations (maps and plans, drawings and paintings, photos). Pictorial soft cover. Dedicatory note on half title page, dated and signed by the author. Fine. 23 x 15. 0884482227

34444
PARFIT, Michael
THEIR MISSION: SAVE LIVES IN BAD WEATHER (in Smithsonian, Volume18, No. 2)
$5.00 AUD

Smithsonian Institution. Washington. 1987. Volume 18, No. 2, May 1987. Contains article from page 98 to 111 with 11 colour photos by Richard G. Shaw. Soft cover. Near fine. 28.2 x 21.

Coast Guard coxswains conquer the sea, and themselves, at the National Motor Life Boat School.

73131
PEACOCK, L. YF
US NAVAL AVIATION TODAY
$25.00 AUD

West London Aviation Group Publication. Ruislip, Middlesex. 1977. 1st Ed. Introduction by C. Smith, Chairman. 120 PP with 7 "organisation charts", and b/w illustrations (24 badges & 99 photos). Stiff covers, illustrated front (USS Forrestal - CV-59), and inside covers. Near fine. 29.7 x 21.

14869
PENFIELD, Thomas
FIGHTING YANKS AROUND THE WORLD
$15.00 AUD

Whitman. Racine, Wis. 1943. 1st Ed. 100 PP with 67 maps (mostly full-page) and 43 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Creases and chips on covers. Very good condition. 32.2 x 23.

Short histories on the combat zones where the American forces were fighting for freedom during WWII. Two large newspaper maps of the Pacific Zone and European Front loosely inserted.

52632
PHILLIPS, Christopher
STEICHEN AT WAR
$15.00 AUD

Harry N. Abrams. New York. 1981. 1st Ed. 256 PP with 1 map and over 209 b/w photos. Title spread: Comdr. Edward Steichen on USS Lexington. Cloth cover, title in blind on front cover and spine, dj. Bookplate of previous owner on front endpaper. Foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 30.8 x 24. 0810916398

Edward Steichen and his team of photographers of the Naval Aviation Photographic Unit, U.S. Navy.

46107
POLLOCK, Captain Edwin T. & BLOOMHARDT, Lieut. (J.G.) Paul F. (compilers)
THE HATCHET OF THE UNITED STATES SHIP GEORGES WASHINGTON
$50.00 AUD

J. J. Little & Ives Co. New York. 1919. 1st bound edition. Prefatory note by US President Woodrow Wilson, and preface by Vice Admiral Gleaves. (14), 274 PP, plus 16 plates with 28 b/w photos. Fp: The President's Ship, the U.S.S. George Washington. Cloth cover, title and decoration on front board. Dedicatory note to Sir Heaton Rhodes (the Grand Old Man of New Zealand public life) on title page, dated 10 May 1923, and signed Edwin T. Pollock, then Governor of American Samoa. Slight ageing of paper. Lower edge of front board worn on 1 cm close to the spine, o/wise near fine. Scarce. 24.6 x 20.5.

Bound volume of the exact copy of numbers: Vol 1, No. 1 (February 21, 1918) to Volume 9, No. 8 (December 12, 1918), originally published at sea. President Woodrow Wilson travelled on board the George Washington, sailing from New York (Hoboken) on 5th of December 1918 and reaching Brest on 13 December 1918.

42468
POLMAR, Norman
THE AMERICAN SUBMARINE
$15.00 AUD

The Nautical & Aviation Publishing Company. Annapolis. 1981. 1st Ed. XI, 172 PP with tables, and 260 b/w photographs. Title spread: The USS Barb (SSN-596), photographed off Hong Kong. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 25.8 x 18. 0933852142

An overview of submarine development and operations in the US Navy, since the first craft built by John P. Holland and financed by the anti-British Fenian Society.

14282
PONKO, Vincent Jr.
SHIPS, SEAS, AND SCIENTISTS - U.S. Naval Exploration and Discovery in the Nineteenth Century
$10.00 AUD

Naval Institute Press. Annapolis. 1974. 1st Ed. XII, (2), 283 PP. Hard cover. Near fine. Image shows title page. 23.6 x 15.6. 0870216414

Expeditions of discovery, exploration and scientific research: Wilkes to the South Sea and Antarctic 1838-1842 - Perry to China Sea and Japan 1852-1854...

37570
PONKO, Vincent Jr.
SHIPS, SEAS, AND SCIENTISTS - U.S. Naval Exploration and Discovery in the Nineteenth Century
$15.00 AUD

Naval Institute Press. Annapolis. 1974. 1st Ed. XII, (2), 283 PP. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Faint foxing. Near fine. 23.6 x 15.6. 0870216414

Expeditions of discovery, exploration and scientific research: Wilkes to the South Sea and Antarctic 1838-1842 - Perry to China Sea and Japan 1852-1854...

10917
POOLMAN, Kenneth
GUNS OFF CAPE ANN - The Story of the Shannon and the Chesapeake
$25.00 AUD

Evans Brothers. London. 1961. 1st Ed. 175 PP, plus 10 pages with 11 b/w illust. Fp: Sir Philip Vere Broke. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 21.5 x 14.2.

The war of 1812 between the United States and England. Battle of the 1st June, 1813.

41062
PORTER, Admiral David D.
THE NAVAL HISTORY OF THE CIVIL WAR
$25.00 AUD

Castle. Secaucus, NJ. 1984. 1st printing of the 1st reprint of the 1886 original. XVI, 843 PP illustrated from 233 b/w sketches made by Rear-Admiral Walker and others. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing. Near fine. 28 x 20. 0890095752

72507
PORTER, Captain David
JOURNAL OF A CRUISE MADE TO THE PACIFIC OCEAN by Captain David Porter, in the United States Frigate ESSEX in the Years 1812, 1813 and 1814 (Volume I)
$65.00 AUD

Gregg Press. Upper Saddle River, N.J. 1970. Reprint of the 2nd edition of 1822. Volume I: (VI), LXXVI, 246 PP, plus 5 b/w plates: 3 folded (1 table, 2 maps "Gallapagos Islands") & 2 engravings (Galapagos Turtle & Coastal views Galapagos Islands). Decorated cloth cover. Near fine. 23.5 x 15.5. 839815735

The frigate used the Galapagos Islands as a base during the war of 1812, between the United States and Great Britain. Chapter X: departure for Washington Island (Nuku Hiva), Marquesas Islands.

20943
POYER, Joe & LIGHTBODY, Andy
THE COMPLETE BOOK OF U.S. NAVAL POWER
$10.00 AUD

Publications International. Lincolnwood, USA. 1991. 1st Ed. 320 PP with numerous b/w & colour illust., specification boxes and tables. Illustrated endpapers. Hard cover (simile leather), dj. Near fine. 32.2 x 25. 0881769584

Information on the US Navy's organization, structure, and role in defense. Profiles of warships, auxiliary ships, submarines and aircraft.

16718
PRATT, Fletcher
THE COMPACT HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES NAVY
$10.00 AUD

Hawthorn. New York. 1961. 2nd Printing of 1957 orig. 347 PP, (3), with 16 b/w drawings by Louis Priscilla. Eps: Uniforms by L. Priscilla. Cloth cover, dj (price clipped). Old damp marks on front margin of first few pages (not affecting text). Name and stamp of previous owner on front endpaper. Very good. 23.5 x 16.

34761
PRATT, Fletcher
THE COMPACT HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES NAVY
$15.00 AUD

Hawthorn. New York. 1961. 2nd Printing of the 1957 original. 347, (3) PP with 16 b/w drawings by Louis Priscilla. Eps: Uniforms by L. Priscilla. Cloth cover, dj (price cliiped). Dust jacket with small pieces missing, o/wise very good. 23.5 x 16.

72996
RAN - Navy Public Relations
50TH ANNIVERSARY ... BATTLE OF THE CORAL SEA
$10.00 AUD

Showcase Publications Pty Ltd. Sydney. 1992. 1st Ed. (2), 10 PP with 8 b/w illustrations: 1 map and 7 photos. Pictorial soft covers. Fine. Oblong: 20.7 x 29.5.

46164
RAUSA, Captain Rosario
GOLD WINGS, BLUE SEA. A Naval Aviator's Story
$10.00 AUD

Naval Institute Press. Annapolis. 1980. 1st Ed. X, (4), 200 PP with 2 maps, 4 drawings and 26 b/w photos. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Light speckling on the top and lower edges and a few marks on covers. Very good. 23.5 x 15.8. 0870212192

Tours of duty in the Mediterranean and Vietnam. Desk duty in Washington.

57694
RAYBIN EMERT, Phyllis (editor)
WORLD WAR II: The Pacific Theatre
$10.00 AUD

Discovery Enterprises, Ltd. Carlisle, Mass. 1997. 1st ED. 64 PP with 12 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 19 x 13.3. 1878668862

41425
RICE, Captain William T.
PEARL HARBOR STORY - Authentic information and pictures of the attack on Pearl Harbor December 7, 1941
$5.00 AUD

Pearl Harbor Story. Honolulu. 1965. 1st Ed. No pagination, 48 PP with 1 map and 43 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. Oblong: 15 x 23.

40132
RIDER, Hope S.
VALOUR FORE & AFT - Being the Adventures of America's First Naval Vessel
$10.00 AUD

Seaport '76 Foundation, Ltd. Newport, Rhode Island. 1978. 1st Ed. XVIII, 259 PP with b/w illustrations (4 maps, 4 plans, facsimile of documents, paintings and photos). Title spread (in colour): Sloop Providence attacking an English ship. Eps: Area of operations, Sloop Providence 1775-1779. Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing, o/wise near fine. 22.2 x 14.8. 0870217445

18767
RIMINGTON, Critchell
FIGHTING FLEETS - 1943 Edition
$20.00 AUD

Dodd, Mead & Company. New York. 1943. 1st Ed. XII, 312, 8 (Addenda, up to 15th July 1943) PP with hundreds of b/w illust. (maps, plans and photos). Cloth cover, title in blind on front cover, gilt title on spine. Name of previous owner on ffep. Slight ageing of paper, o/wise very good. 22.5 x 18.

The Naval warfare in 1942, Naval constructions, portfolio of capital ships, aircraft carriers... United States Fleet list, Checklist of the principal combat ships of the world's navies. Corrected to July 15th 1943.

42452
RIMINGTON, Critchell
FIGHTING FLEETS 1942
$20.00 AUD

Dodd, Mead and Co. New York. 1942. 5th Printing (October 1942) of the March 1942 original. XII, 240 PP, plus 4A PP (Appendix added to 5th Printing), with tables, 18 b/w illust. (drawings, profiles, sketches) and 300 b/w photos, index of ships, etc... Blue cloth cover, title in blind on front cover and gilt on spine. Slight ageing of paper on outside edges, o/wise a near fine copy. 22.5 x 17.

A comprehensive picture of the ships and plans of the fighting fleets of the world. This 6th printing of November 1942 gives the ship casualties after 10 months of US involvement in an appendix of 4 pages at back of book.

44346
RIMINGTON, Critchell
FIGHTING FLEETS - A Survey of the Navies of the World - 1944 Edition
$20.00 AUD

Dodd, Mead & Company. New York. 1944. 1st Ed. XII, 348 PP with hundreds of b/w illust. (maps, cut aways, plans and photos). Cloth cover, title in blind on front cover and spine. Covers slightly marked, and hinges rubbed. Lacks the free front endpaper. Slight ageing of paper, o/wise very good. 22.5 x 18.

The Naval warfare in 1943, Naval constructions, portfolio of capital ships, aircraft carriers... United States Fleet list, Checklist of the principal combat ships of the world's navies. Loss as of June 15 1944.

60473
RIMINGTON, Critchell
FIGHTING FLEETS - 1943 Edition
$20.00 AUD

Dodd, Mead & Company. New York. 1943. 1st Ed. XII, 312 PP with hundreds of b/w illust. (maps, plans and photos). Cloth cover, title in blind on front cover, gilt title on a sunned and rubbed spine. Name of previous owner on ffep. Slight ageing of paper, o/wise very good. 22.5 x 18.

The Naval warfare in 1942, Naval constructions, portfolio of capital ships, aircraft carriers... United States Fleet list, Checklist of the principal combat ships of the world's navies.

49086
ROBESON, Secretary of the Navy Geo. M.
ORDERS, REGULATIONS, AND INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE ADMINISTRATION OF LAW AND JUSTICE IN THE UNITED STATES NAVY
$150.00 AUD

Navy Department / Government Printing Office. Washington. 1870. 1st Ed. 61 PP. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover. Ex libray copy General Assembly Library, New Zealand with label on front endpaper, stamp on title page and gilt crest on front cover and spine. Slight ageing of paper, o/wise near fine. 27.6 x 18.8.

46824
ROBINSON, Anthony (editor)
IN THE COCKPIT. Flying the World's Great Aircraft
$10.00 AUD

Black Cat / Macdonald. London. 1988. Reprint of the 1979 original. Introduction by Jeffrey Quill. (8), 312 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Half title page: Swedish Saab J21A. Titlespread: Northrop F-5F. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Foxing spots on top outside edges. Very good. 30.8 x 23.2. 0748101152

21040
ROBINSON, Willian Morrison
THE CONFEDERATE PRIVATEERS
$20.00 AUD

University of South Carolina Press. Columbia, S.C., USA. 1990. Reprint of the 1928 original by Yale University Press. 372 PP with 2 bw illust., plus 7 bw plates. Fp: A Confederate Letter of Marque. Title page: vignette with the Private-Armed Schooner Savannah. Cloth cover, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise fine. 23.6 x 15.7. 0872496910

60264
ROHWER, Jürgen
LA RADIOTELEGRAPHIE, AUXILIAIRE DU COMMANDEMENT DANS LA GUERRE SOUS-MARINE (in Revue d'Histoire de la Deuxième Guerre Mondiale)
$5.00 AUD

Presses Universitaires de France. Paris. 1966. Extrait / Off-Print. 41-66 PP. Soft cover, staples. French text. Very good. 24 x 15.7.

Radiotelegraphy and Antisubmarine Warfare

65777
ROSCOE, Theodore
TIN CANS - The True Story of the Fighting Destroyers of World War II
$5.00 AUD

Bantam Books. New York. New York. 1960. 4th printing Authorized abridgment. Research and Technical editing by Rear Admiral Thomas L. Wattle. Introduction by Vice Admiral Walden L. Ainsworth, USN. X, 438 PP with b/w illustrations by Lt. Cdr. Fred Freeman (diagrams, charts, ..). Tinted outside edges. Pictorial soft cover. Stamp of previous owner on preliminary page. Very good reading copy. 17.8 x 10.4.

Originally published as: United States Destroyer Operations in World War II. US Navy's workhorses on every theatre of WWII, as submarine hunters, convoy escorts, troop transports, radar pickets, rescue vessels ...

16708
ROSCOE, Theodore & FREEMAN, Fred
PICTURE HISTORY OF THE U.S. NAVY, From Old Navy to New, 1776 to 1897
$15.00 AUD

Charles Scribner's Sons. New York. 1956. 1st Ed. No pagination, 380 PP with 1012 b/w illust. & many other illust. by Fred Freeman. Eps, Half-title page & Fp illustrated by F. Freeman. Illustrated endpapers with caption by John Adams. Decorated cloth cover. Covers and edges slightly worn. Near fine. 31 x 23.

Eight chapters: Baptism of Fire (War of Independence), Launching the U.S. Navy (quasi war with France, war on Barbary coast), The War of 1812, the War with Mexico, The Civil War,...

30424
ROSCOE, Theodore & FREEMAN, Fred
PICTURE HISTORY OF THE U.S. NAVY, From Old Navy to New, 1776 to 1897
$10.00 AUD

Bonanza. New York. 1956. Reprint (a) of the 1956 original. No pagination, 380 PP with 1012 b/w illust. & many other illust. by Fred Freeman. Eps: Half-title page & Fp: Illust. by F. Freeman. Hard cover, cloth spine, dj (rubbed with one chip). Very good. 31 x 23.5.

Eight chapters: Baptism of Fire (War of Independence), Launching the U.S. Navy (quasi war with France, war on Barbary coast), The War of 1812, the War with Mexico, The Civil War,...

73642
ROSS, Bill D.
PELELIU: TRAGIC TRIUMPH - The Untold Story of the Pacific War's Forgotten Battle
$45.00 AUD

Random House. New York. 1991. 1st Ed. XIV, 381, (3) PP with 1 map on double page, 6 maps, 6 tailpieces and 14 headpieces, plus 16 pages with b/w illustrations: 3 portraits and 46 photos. Hard cover, gilt crest of the US Marine Corps on front board, gilt title on cloth spine. Fine. 24 x 16. 9780394565880

60203
SASS, Charles R. (editor)
CURRENT ISSUES - Critical issues Confronting the Nation and the World - 1990 Edition
$15.00 AUD

Close Up Foundation. Arlington, Virginia, USA. 1989. 1990 edition. 345, (5 notes) PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 23 x 15.3. 0932765238

USA - Domestic Policy Issues: Economy, Environment ... Foreign Policy Issues: Soviet Union. China. U.S. Defense. ... Nuclear Proliferation ...

72973
SAYERS, Ken W. and POLMAR, Norman
ANCHORS AND ATOMS - The United States Navy Today
$15.00 AUD

David McKay Co. Inc. New York. 1974. 1st Ed. Foreword by Admiral E. R. Zumwalt, Jr. XIV, 177 PP with 5 figures (tables) and b/w illustrations: 13 headpieces, 6 sketch plans, 7 artworks, paintings and photos. Cloth covers, title on a lightly sunned spine. Faint foxing, o/wise near fine. Image shows title-page and frontispiece. 23.3 x 15.5. 0679202781

19812
SCHOFIELD, William G.
DESTROYERS - 60 Years
$25.00 AUD

Rand McNally & Co. New York. 1962. 1st Ed. 176, (4 index) PP with 1 colour and 222 b/w illustratons. Cloth cover, dj. Occasional foxing, o/wise very good. 28.5 x 22.5.

Sixty years of service for the Destroyers of the US Navy.

39780
SCHUBERT, Paul
SEA POWER IN CONFLICT
$15.00 AUD

Coward-Mccann. New York. 1942. 1st Ed. VI, 252 PP with 3 maps. Fp: Map of the Pacific Ocean with principal bases (Axis & American-British). Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Spine of cover worn at foot, piece missing from spine of dust jacket. Paper ageing a little. Very good. 21 x 14.

Authoritative account of seapower in the past and present (to the Japanese attacks on Pearl Harour and the Philippines).

69908
SCOREY, Adam & PENDLETON, Emma-Lily (editors)
D-DAY - The Normandy Beach Landings in Pictures
$10.00 AUD

Iconic / Archant. Cheltenham. 2014. 70th Anniversary edition. Foreword by Colonel Stuart Tootal. 90 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.8 x 23.

The real story of 6 June 1944

39899
SCUTTS, Jerry
WAR IN THE PACIFIC - From the Fall of Singapore to Japanese Surrender
$10.00 AUD

Parkgate Books. London. 2000. Reprint of the 2000 original published by PRC Publishing. 144 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Fine. Large format: 31 x 23.5. 1902616707

34509
SEWALL, Samuel
THE DIARY OF SAMUEL SEWALL 1674-1729 (in two volumes)
$25.00 AUD

Farrar, Straus and Giroux. New York. 1973. 1st printing, newly edited from the manuscript at the Massachusetts Historical Society by M. Halsey Thomas. Volume I: XXXVII, 612 PP with 9 b/w illust., plus 7 plates. Fp: Samuel Sewall. FEP: South East view of Boston. REP: Map of the town of Boston, 1722. Volume II: XII, 613-1254 PP with 8 b/w illust. Fp: The Reverend Joseph Sewall. FEP: Prospect of the Colledges in Cambridge in New England (1726). REP: Exact draught of Boston Harbour, 1711. Cloth cover, seal of the Superior Court of Judicature of the Province of Massachusetts-Bay in blind on front cover. Illustrated slipcase has a few old watermarks at bottom. Both volumes near fine. 25 x 17. 0374139520

44890
SHAFTER, Richard A.
DESTROYERS IN ACTION
$15.00 AUD

Cornell Maritime Press. New York. 1945. 1st Ed. X, 246 PP 1 plan and 30 b/w illustrations. Cloth cover, dj (price-clipped). Dust jacket with slight insect damage. Few foxing spots on top outside edge. Contents near fine. 21 x 13.

Recounts the records of ten famous destroyers of World War II along with the heroic sagas of the men aboard them.

44554
SHAW, Henry I.
FIRST OFFENSIVE: The Marine Campaign for Guadalcanal
$15.00 AUD

Marine Corps Historical Center. Washington. 1992. 1st Ed., in the Marines in World War II Commemorative Series. 52 PP with 5 maps and b/w illustrations (drawings, paintings, photos). Pictorial soft cover. Small rub on back cover. Near fine. 28.2 x 21.5.

50th Anniversary of World War II.

44401
SHINGLETON, Royce Gordon
JOHN TAYLOR WOOD - Sea Ghost of the Confederacy
$15.00 AUD

The University of Georgia Press. Athens. 1982. 2nd printing of the 1979 original. XIV, 242 PP with 8 maps and 11 b/w illustrations. Fp: John Taylor Wood, circa 1858. Cloth cover, dj. Fine. 23.7 x 16. 0820304662

With the Confederate Navy... Raids by the C.S.S. Tallahassee.

49632
SHOR, Franc
PACIFIC FLEET: Force for Peace (in National Geographic Magazine, Volume CXVI, No.3, 1959)
$10.00 AUD

N.G.S Washington. 1959. Volume CXVI, No. 3, September 1959. Contains article between P. 283 and 335 with 1 map, 5 drawings, 7 b/w photos and 36 colour photos by W. E. Garrett. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 25.5 x 17.5.

With the United States Navy in the Western Pacific and Eastern Asia.

34171
SILVERSTONE, Paul H.
U.S. WARSHIPS OF WORLD WAR II - Part 1: Battleships, Battlecruisers and Aircraft Carriers
$5.00 AUD

Ian Allan. London. 1963. 1st Ed. 64 PP with tables & 59 b/w photos. Verso of title page: USS Franklin (CV13), 21st February 1944. Pictorial card cover. Near fine. 18.5 x 12.5.

37678
SKAGGS, David Curtiss & ALTOFF, Gerard T.
A SIGNAL VICTORY - The Lake Erie Campaign 1812-1813
$10.00 AUD

Naval Institute Press. Annapolis. 1997. 1st printing of the 1997 original. X, (2), 244, (4) PP with 1 map, 3 plans, 5 battle diagrams and 5 tables, plus 4 pages with 8 portraits. Hard cover. Has about 20 lines highlighted on pages 6, 7 & 8, o/wise near fine. 23.5 x 15.5. 1557500304

September 1813.

63244
SMITH, Barry D.
U.S.S. ABRAHAM LINCOLN
$10.00 AUD

Concord Publications. Hong Kong. 1995. 1st Ed. 162, (2) PP with 164 b/w and 28 colour photos. Title page: Crest of USS Abraham Lincoln. Pictorial soft cover. Name of previous owner at top of title page. Fine. 28 x 21.5. 9623610459

16987
SMITH, Edgar Newbold
AMERICAN NAVAL BROADSIDES, A Collection of Early Naval Prints (1745-1815)
$35.00 AUD

Philadelphia Maritime Museum. New York. 1974. 1st Ed. XIX, 225 PP with 25 bw & 92 colour plates. Fp: Old Ironsides on a Lee Shore. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj (price clipped). Dust jacket with small closed tears. Faint foxing. Very good. 28.5 x 22. 0517517612

The turbulent early naval history of the United States, captured by American, British and European artists. From the British landing at Cape Breton Island to the war of 1812.

61344
SMITH, Fredrika Shumway
GEORGE DEWEY, Admiral of the Navy
$10.00 AUD

Rand McNally & Company. Chicago. 1963. 1st Ed. 240 PP with b/w illustrations by Albert Orbaan (frontispiece, vignette on title page and 28 in text). Eps: colour illustration. Cloth cover, device (Naval Sword) on front cover, dj. Occasional foxing, o/wise near fine. 21 x 14.5.

54642
SMITH, Richard M., SMITH, Stephen, HACKETT, George (editors)
DESERT STORM: AMERICA AT WAR. From the Frenzied Buildup to the Joyous Homecoming (in Newsweek)
$15.00 AUD

Newsweek. New York. 1991. Commemorative Edition, Spring/Summer 1991. 112, (2) PP with colour photos. Folded plate with 5 maps in colour, loosely inserted. Fine. 27.4 x 20.7.

60599
SOKOLSKY, Richard D. (editor)
THE UNITED STATES AND THE PERSIAN GULF: Reshaping Security Strategy for the Post-Containment Era
$15.00 AUD

National Defence University Press. Washington. 2003. 1st printing in February 2003. Preface by Stephen J. Flanagan. XII, 160 PP with 2 maps in colour and 5 tables. Inside front cover: Map of Southwest Asia and Northwest Africa. Inside back cover: Map of Saudi Arabia. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 22.8 x 15. 1579060625

74610
SOLEY, James Russell
THE BLOCKADE AND THE CRUISERS.
$45.00 AUD

Charles Scribner's Sons. New York. 1903. 2nd edition of the 1883 original. An Introductory Volume to "The Navy in the Civil War" series. VIII, (2 List of Maps), 257, (4 publications) PP with 6 maps, plus 1 map on double page "The Blockaded Coast". Cloth covers, front and back covers with stamp in blind "The Navy in the Civil War", gilt title on spine. Top corner of the free fly of the front endpaper torn. An otherwise near fine copy. 18.8 x 13.

30206
SOMERVILLE, Keith Frazier & SMITH, Harriotte W. B.
SHIPS OF THE UNITED STATES NAVY AND THEIR SPONSORS 1950-1958
$20.00 AUD

The United States Naval Institute. Annapolis. 1959. 1st Ed. XXV, 291 PP, plus 26 pages with 27 bw photos (23 of ships). Fp: Mrs. Dwight D. Eisenhower christens the U.S.S. Nautilus. Cloth cover, gilt crest (The Society of Sponsors of the United States Navy) on front cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Fine. 24 x 16.

Published for the 50th anniversary of the Society. Prayer for the U.S. Navy. Ship types and symbols (CVA: Attack Aircraft Carrier to IX: Unclassified Miscellaneous). How ships are named. Ships: from Ability (MSO-519) to Zuna (ATF-95). List of sponsors since 1915. Builders of sponsored navy ships (1915-1958).

41782
SOWINSKI, Larry
ACTION IN THE PACIFIC - As seen by US Navy photographers during World War 2
$15.00 AUD

Naval Institute Press. Annapolis. 1981. 1st US edition of the UK original. 208 PP with around 500 photos (38 of them in full colour). Title spread: Missouri, on her way to Tokyo Bay, 27th August 1945. FEP: West Virginian burning, Pearl Harbour, 7 December 1941. REP: A massive fly-by of nearly 1000 planes, 20 August 1945. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing. Near fine. Large format: 30.5 x 23.5. 087021800X

48953
SOWINSKI, Larry
THE PACIFIC WAR - As seen by US Navy photographers during World War 2
$10.00 AUD

Conway Maritime Press. London. 1981. 1st Ed. 208 PP with around 500 photos (38 of them in full colour). Title spread: Missouri, on her way to Tokyo Bay, 27th August 1945. FEP: West Virginian burning, Pearl Harbour, 7 December 1941. REP: A massive fly-by of nearly 1000 planes, 20 August 1945. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Faint foxing. Very good. Large format: 30.5 x 23.5. 085177217X

37081
SPECTOR, Ronald H.
EAGLE AGAINST THE SUN - The American War with Japan
$10.00 AUD

Vintage Books. New York. c. 1995. Paperback reprint of the 1st Vintage Books edition of 1985. XVI, 589 PP with map (Central Western Pacific) on double page, plus 16 pages with 31 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 20.3 x 13. 0394741013

US and Japanese strategy on the conduct of the War. Major battles, little-known campaigns and unfamiliar events of the 44 month Pacific War.

52692
STERN, Rob
U.S. SUBS IN ACTION
$10.00 AUD

Squadron/Signal Publications. Carrollton, Tx. 1983. 1st Ed., No. 2 in the Warships series, illustrated by Don Greer. 50 PP with 9 silhouettes, 16 sketch-plans, 24 profiles, 97 b/w photos, and 10 colour illustrations at centrefold. Title page: 1 profile. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. Oblong: 21 x 28. 0897470850

52697
STERN, Rob
U.S. BATTLESHIPS IN ACTION - Part 2
$15.00 AUD

Squadron/Signal Publications. Carrollton, Texas. 1984. 1st Ed., No. 4 in the Warships series, illustrated by Kevin Wornkey and Don Greer. 50 PP with 3 silhouettes, 6 sketch-plans, 8 profiles, 112 b/w photos, and 6 colour illustrations at centrefold. Title page: 2 profiles. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. Oblong: 21 x 28. 0897471571

49784
STICKLES, William
RODGERS & HAMMERSTEIN'S SOUTH PACIFIC, easy-to-play Piano Selections
$10.00 AUD

Williamson Music Ltd. London. 1956. 1st Ed. 16 PP with musical scores. Pictorial soft cover. Occasional foxing. Near fine. Oblong: 21.5 x 28.

Some Enchanted Evening. Dites Moi. A Wonderful Guy. Younger than Spring-Time. Bali Ha'i.

33020
STILL, William N. Jr., TAYLOR, John M. & DELANEY, Norman C.
RAIDERS & BLOCKADERS - The American Civil War Afloat
$15.00 AUD

Brassey's. Washington. 1998. 1st Ed. IX, 263 PP with 33 b/w illust. Title page: CSS Florida, Bulloch's first acquisition in Britain. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 23.6 x 15.5. 1574881647

69909
STONE, Ben & D'SOUZA, Javie (editors)
D-DAY AND NORMANDY, 6 JUNE 1944
$10.00 AUD

Blitz Publications / Pen & Sword Military Books Melbourne. 2009. 1st Australian edition. "Commemorative Collector's" series, Part Five. 100 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.7 x 21.

D-Day landings.

47124
STONE, Richard
WELCOMING THE FLEETS (in National Library of Australia News - Vol XIV, No. 11, August 2004)
$5.00 AUD

N.L.A. Canberra. 2004. Volume XIV, No. 11, August 2004. Contains article from P.18 and 21 with 9 colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21.

Material (ephemera) documenting American naval visits of 1908 The Great White Fleet, and 1925.

22790
STONE, Scott C.S.
PEARL HARBOR, The Way It Was - December 7, 1941
$10.00 AUD

Island Heritage. Norfolk Island. 1977. Special edition. 71 PP with bw and colour illust. (map, plans, photos...). Title page: Arizona memorial. Pict. card cover. Fine. 25.3 x 17.8.

35762
STOUT, Wesley W.
SECRET
$20.00 AUD

Chrysler Corporation. Detroit. 1947. 1st Ed., with a foreword by K. T. Keller. (8), 67 PP with 22 b/w & 14 colour photos, and 10 figures (b/w & colour). Fp: All the pure uranium metal to be had in 1941 came from the laboratory of a Westinghouse lamp plant at Bloomfield, N.J. Hard cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Image shows the title page and frontispiece. Head of spine frayed and torn on 1/2 cm. Contents are fine. A scarce item. 20.5 x 13.5.

In the tremendous endeavour which produced the atom bomb, and thus brought World War II to a sudden close, Chrysler Corporation had an important part. K. T. Keller, president of Chrysler Corporation.

63884
SULLAWAY, Neva (editor)
THE WAR OF 1812-1814: The Pacific Campaign (in Mains'l Haul)
$20.00 AUD

Maritime Museum of San Diego. San Diego. 2013. Vol. 49, No. 3 & 4, Summer / Fall 2013 of Mains'l Haul, A journal of Pacific Maritime History. 48 PP with b/w illustrations (map, plan, engravings, photos). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 28 x 21.5. 0944580343

The Pacific Campaign, by Bruce Linder. Voyage of HMS Racoon, by Mike Rees. The British, the Pacific and 1812, by Andrew Lambert. Decatur's Foray, by Bruce Linder.

37790
TAYLOR, John M.
CONFEDERATE RAIDER - RAPHAEL SEMMES OF THE ALABAMA
$10.00 AUD

Brassey's. Washington. 1994. 1st Ed. XII, (2), 317, (3) PP, plus 8 pages with 14 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, cloth spine, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges. Fine. 24.2 x 16. 028810864

17404
TERZIBASCHITSCH, Stefan
SUBMARINES OF THE US NAVY
$20.00 AUD

Arms and Armour. London. 1991. 1st UK edition translated by M. J. Shields. 214 PP with tables, ship profiles and b/w photos. Fp: Bows-on view of Razorback. Eps: Drawing plans of the Tang class (SS-563). Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 27.5 x 21.5. 185409145X

Story of the development of the US submarine force: their armament, their electronic equipment...

46163
THOMAS, Geoff
US NAVY CARRIER AIRCRAFT COLOURS. Units, colours and markings of US Navy carrier-borne aircraft during the Second World War
$20.00 AUD

Air Research Publications. New Malden, Surrey. 1989. 1st Ed. 96 PP with b/w illustrations (92 photos, 26 profiles of planes and 122 markings). Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Fine. 24.2 x 17.5. 1871187036

38800
THOMPSON, Sir Robert (editor)
WAR IN PEACE - Conventional and Guerrilla Warfare since 1945
$10.00 AUD

Harmony Books. New York. 1982. 1st US edition. VIII, 312 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Fine. Large format: 30.5 x 23. 051754640X

Red Star in the East: China, 1946-1949... The Suez fiasco... The Gulf war between Iran and Irak.

68010
THOMSON, Max (compiler)
8TH DIV HOME FROM CHANGI 1945 (H.M.A.S. Hawkesbury) - Addendum: USS MOUNT HOOD EXPLODES 1944 (Monograph No. 11)
$5.00 AUD

The Naval Historical Society of Australia, Inc. Garden Island, Sydney. c. 1989. Monograph No. 11: (1), 13 PP (recto only) with 8 b/w photos (photocopy quality). Soft cover, clear plastic protecton. Very good. 29.7 x 21.

Papers read to the Society in 1988 and 1989.

73472
TOLL, Ian W.
SIX FRIGATES - The Epic History of the Funding of the U.S. Navy
$25.00 AUD

W. W. Norton & Co. New York. 2006. Paperback edition. 6th printing of the 2006 original. XII, (4), 560 PP with 3 head-pieces, plus 16 pages with 32 b/w illustrations. Title spread: USS President entering the port of Marseille. Pictorial stiff covers. Near fine. 23.2 x 15.5. 0780393330328

62646
TOLLEY, Rear Admiral Kemp
YANGTZE PATROL - The U.S. Navy in China
$25.00 AUD

Naval Institute Press. Annapolis. 1971. 1st Ed. Foreword by Victor H. Krulak. (8), XIV, (2), 330 PP with 32 b/w photos, plus 3 maps on full page. FEP: Map of China. REP: Graphic charts of the rapids on the upper Yangtze River. Cloth cover, device on front cover. Dust jacket has chips and some insect damage, but is complete. A little light foxing. Very good copy. 24 x 16.5. 0870217976

Story of the offshoot of the old U.S. Asiatic Fleet, between, 1784 and 1949.

13345
TRASK, David F.
CAPTAINS & CABINETS - Anglo-American Naval Relations, 1917-1918
$15.00 AUD

University of Missouri Press. Columbia, Missouri, USA. 1972. 1st Ed. 396 PP with 16 b/w photos, 2 maps, 3 graphs and 3 tables. Title spread: Convoy. Eps: Aerial view of the German High Sea Fleet lying at anchor in Kiel Harbor. Cloth cover, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 24 x 15. 0826201296

55826
TULEJA, Dr. Thaddeus V. (editor)
U.S. NAVAL HISTORY SOURCES, in the Washington Area and suggested research subjects
$5.00 AUD

Naval History Division / Navy Department. Washington. 1965. Revised edition of the 1964 original. Foreword by Rear Admiral E. M. Eller. IV, 28 PP with 18 b/w illustrations. Soft cover. Near fine. 23.2 x 15.

72543
U.S.S. BARB (SS220)
USS BARB SS-220: WAR PATROLS 1-12 - Declassified Reports
$150.00 AUD

Washington, D.C. 1972. Photocopies of Official Reports, "DECLASSIFIED" on 23 May 1972 and covering the 12 patrols. A total of 257 PP (recto only). Contained in a special folder with stiff covers. Fine. 29 x 22.8. 9780252019258

The war patrols. 1st Patrol: 20 Oct to 25 November 1942. 2nd Patrol : 16 December 1942 to 18 January 1943. ... 11th Patrol: 19th December 1944 to 15 February 1945. 12th Patrol: 8 June to 2 August 1945.

35155
UHLIG, Frank, Jr. (editor)
U.S. NAVAL INSTITUTE - NAVAL REVIEW, 1968
$15.00 AUD

United States Naval Institute. Annapolis. 1968. 1st Ed. XVIII, 420 PP with b/w illustrations (plans and photos). Cloth cover, colour photo pasted down front cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Small tear at foot of spine, o/wise very good. 28.7 x 22.5.

15 articles, 6 of them on the war in Vietnam (Marine Corps operations, building the advanced base at Da Nang...). The Fishermen and Fishing Boats of the United States... Fighting Boats of the United States...

35670
UHLIG, Frank, Jr. (editor)
U.S. NAVAL INSTITUTE - NAVAL REVIEW, 1962 - 1963
$15.00 AUD

United States Naval Institute. Annapolis. 1962. 1st Ed. (14), 369, (9) PP with b/w illustrations (plans and photos). Cloth cover, colour photo pasted down front cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Near fine. 28.7 x 22.5.

15 articles, 3 of them on the Cold War (U.S. Navy, Allied Sea Power and Soviet Sea Power). The Navy supply system. The Coast Guard...

69229
UNITED STATES NAVY
AUSTRALIA - UNITED STATES - "CORAL SEA CELEBRATION 1961"
$25.00 AUD

USN / US Navy. Sydney. 1961. Folder with 2 pockets containing the Official Portraits of 5 US Navy Commanders, and the Official photographs of 4 Destroyers of the Destroyer Squadron Five. Front part with Title and Crest of Squadron V. Foxing spots on outside card covers, 2 rusty staples. Very good. 29 x 21.5.

Portraits: Capt. T./S. King, Commander Destroyer Squadron Five. CDR: Jack Bernard Sledge, George (H) Greenie, Wayne D. Surface and R.E. Kipe. Destroyers: USS Southerland, DDR 743 / USS Rowan, DDR 782 / USS Gurke DD 783 & USS Somners, DD 947.

35454
US NAVY
UNITED STATES NAVAL CHRONOLOGY, WORLD WAR II - Prepared in the Naval History Division Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, Navy Department
$15.00 AUD

U.S.G.P.O. Washington. 1955. 1st Ed. Foreword by Admiral D. B. Duncan. Preface by Rear Admiral John B. Hefferman. VII, 214 PP. FEP: Map of Pacific War Theatre. REP: North Atlantic Ocean and European Theatre. Hard cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Occasional foxing. Very good. 23 x 14.6.

52336
US NAVY
BASIC MILITARY REQUIREMENTS - Navy Training Course
$10.00 AUD

U.S. Government Printing Office / Bureau of Naval Personnel. Washington. 1961. Revised edition of the 1957 original. Navpers 10054-A. VI, 343 PP with 1 colour plate (Flag / Pennant signals) and over 200 b/w illustrations (drawings, sketches, photos), plus 1 colour plate Ribbons of Decorations and Awards. Pictorial soft cover a little creased, o/wise very good. 26 x 20.

Training course covering the military requirements for men and women in the first three pay grades of the U. S. Navy and Naval Reserve. Chapter 12: Naval aircraft... Chapter 18: Seamanship. Chapter 19: Survival in the water.

57499
US NAVY
THE UNITED STATES NAVY - KEEPING THE PEACE
$10.00 AUD

U.S. Government Printing Office / Naval History Division. Washington. 1966. 1st Ed. 48 PP with 6 facsimiles of documents and 56 b/w illustrations (13 engravings and paintings, 43 photos). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 24.8 x 17.

57500
US NAVY
THE UNITED STATES NAVY - KEEPING THE PEACE
$10.00 AUD

U.S. Government Printing Office / Naval History Division. Washington. 1968. Revised edition of the 1966 original. 48 PP with 6 facsimiles of documents and 56 b/w illustrations (14 engravings and paintings, 42 photos). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 26 x 20.2.

60183
US NAVY
UNITED STATES NAVY (in Navy International)
$5.00 AUD

Maritime World Ltd. London. 1979. Vol. 84, No. 6, June 1979. Edited by Anthony J. WATTS. 56 PP. Contains 5 articles from P.3 to 42 with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 30 x 20.8.

State of the American Navy, by Admiral Worth H. Bagley. American Aircraft carriers and their aircraft, by Captain Gerald G. O'Rourke. Aegis Destroyer, by Anthony J. Watts. Tomahawk - The Cruise Missile, by Captain G. R. Villar. ...

60461
US NAVY
YOUR NAVY - Navy Training Courses 1946
$10.00 AUD

U.S. Government Printing Office / Bureau of Naval Personnel. Washington. 1946. 1946 edition. (6), 456 PP with b/w illustrations (drawings, sketches, photos). Pictorial soft cover. Spine with a crease. Stamp on front cover. Slight ageing of paper. Very good. 19.6 x 12.8.

Training course / Maritime and Naval knowledge.

69805
US NAVY
"Welcome Aboard!": USS ABRAHAM LINCOLN (CVN 72) - The Legend
$20.00 AUD

US Navy. Washington. c. 2000. 2000 edition. No pagination. 20 PP with 4 b/w photos and colour illustrations (11 artworks at centrefold and 36 photos). Soft cover, pictorial front with gilt illustration and title "Welcome Aboard! - The Legend". Near fine. 27.8 x 21.5

Keel laid in November 1984. Commissioned in 1989. ... published at the time of RIMPAC 2000, prior to WESTPAC 2000 (deployment in the Western Pacific and Arabian Gulf).

51322
USN
U. S. NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE - CLASS OF 1963 - 1964
$20.00 AUD

U. S. Naval Oceanographic Office. Suitland, Maryland. 1964. 1st Ed. No pagination, 32 PP with 33 portraits of participants, 11 drawings, 4 portraits and 40 b/w photos. Inside front cover: US Naval Oceanographic Office at Suitland, Maryland. Inside back cover: Progress through Knowledge and Friendship. Pictorial soft cover (U.S. Brig Porpoise and USNS Gilliss). Near fine. Oblong: 20.4 x 26.5.

International students from: Brazil, Burma, Chiole, China (ROC), Greece; Indonesia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Japan, Thailand Philippines, Paraguay, Viet Nam, and Venezuela.

52688
USN
AIRCRAFT CARRIERS OF THE UNITED STATES NAVY 1922 TO 1947
$20.00 AUD

Topmill Pty Ltd. Sydney. 1999. 1st edition, "Photofile No. 6". 88 PP with tables, 25 line drawings by A. D. Baker III, 90 b/w and 17 colour photos. Pictorial stiff covers. Very good. 30 x 21 9781876278636

67142
USN
Commissioning of United States Ship SIMON LAKE (AS-33)
$25.00 AUD

Puget Sound Naval Shipyard / Department of the Navy. Bremerton, Washington State / Washington, D. C.. 1964. 1st edition, November 1964. Messages from: The Honourable Paul Nitze, Secretary of the Navy - Admiral David L. McDonald, Chief of Naval Operations - Rear Admiral Eugene B. Fluckey, Commander Submarine Force, US Pacific Fleet. 48 PP with b/w illustrations (1 drawing, 19 photos and 66 portraits). Centrefold program of the Commissioning Ceremonies, 7 November 1964. Pictorial soft cover, staples removed, o/wise near fine. 20.4 x 13.3.

USS Simon Lake (AS-33): A Polaris Submarine Tender.

67144
USN
USS CUSHING - DD 985
$5.00 AUD

On Board. circa 1984. 8 PP booklet (typescript) with b/w illustrations (1 badge and 2 photos). Soft wrappers, illustrated front and back covers. Very good. 21.3 x 13.8.

USS Cushing: 23rd Destroyer of the Spruance Class. Welcome Aboard booklet with Captain's biography (Commander Frank F. Hewitt).

52722
[USN]
AIRCRAFT CARRIERS. The Mightiest Warships Afloat !
$15.00 AUD

Topmill / Australian Warship.Sydney. c. 2002. 1st Ed. No pagination, 32 PP with 37 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 33 x 22.5.

Pictorial presentation of aircraft carriers. Aircraft and deck operations.

18762
VAN DER VAT, Dan
THE PACIFIC CAMPAIGN, World War II, The U.S.-Japanese Naval War 1941-1945
$10.00 AUD

Touchstone Book. New York. 1992. Paperback reprint of the 1991 original. 430 PP with 8 maps, plus 24 pages with 57 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Foxing on outside edges. Near fine. 23.4 x 15.5. 0671792172

48384
VAN DER VAT, Dan
THE PACIFIC CAMPAIGN, World War II - The U.S.- Japanese Naval War 1941-1945
$30.00 AUD

Hodder & Stoughton. London. 1992. 1st UK edition of the 1991 US original. (2), 430, (1) PP with 1 map with insert on double page, plus 7 maps (1 on double page and 6 on full page) and 24 pages with 57 b/w photos. Hard cover, cloth spine, dj. Faint foxing on outside edges. Near fine. 24 x 16. 9780340496619

50733
VANSITTART, Peter
JOHN PAUL JONES, A Restless Spirit
$15.00 AUD

Robson Books. London. 2004. 1st Ed. (6), 266 PP, plus 8 pages with 5 colour and 7 colour illustrations. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 24 x 16. 1861056214

Scottish born, American hero of the US War of Independence. Kontradmiral of the Imperial Russian Navy of Tsarine Catherine II.

16924
VICHOT, Jacques
LA GUERRE POUR LA LIBERTE DES MERS, 1778-1783, Receuil d'estampes representant les differents evenements ...
$10.00 AUD

Musee de la Marine. Paris. 1976. Reprint published on 4th July, 1976 to celebrate the bicentenary of the U.S.A. No pagination, 26 pages with b/w illustrations. Pictorial card covers. Fine. French text. 27 x 21.

Catalogue of engravings on the various events which led to the Independence of the U.S.A. Originally published shortly after the Peace Treaty in late 1783 or early 1784.

74370
VILLIERS, Alan
SAILING EAGLE, The Story of the Coast Guard's Square-Rigger
$35.00 AUD

Charles Scribner's Sons. New York. 1955. 1st Ed. 192 PP with b/w illustrations: vignette on title page, 5 headpieces and 204 b/w photos (between pages 45 and 192). Fp: Coast Guard training bark Eagle under sail. Gilt-engraved cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Dust jacket pasted down on endpapers. Contents near fine. 24 x 16.6.

Interesting & factual account (history & description) of the Coast Guard and its training of men.

64614
WALKOWIAK, Thomas F.
FLEET SUBMARINES OF WORLD WAR TWO
$10.00 AUD

Missoula, Montana. 1991. Pictorial Histories Publishing Co. 2nd printing in June 1991 of the April 1988 original. 48 PP with b/w illustrations (4 pages of plans and artworks and over 75 photos), plus a 3 folds plate at centrefold with 1 cutaway, 1 sketch plan and 10 artworks (9 of them in colour). Pictorial soft cover. Back cover with a crease, and evidence of some old water damage on some pages (not affecting text), o/wise very good. Oblong: 20.8 x 27.2. 0933126727

36695
WASHINGTON, George
WASHINGTON'S OFFICIAL MAP OF YORKTOWN
$15.00 AUD

National Archives. Washington. 1964. Reprint of the 1952 edition. National Archives Facsimile No. 21. (2), 6 PP with 1 head piece, plus colour map at centre fold. Soft cover, title vignette pasted down on front cover, bound with a tie. Staples removed, o/wise very good. 41.6 x 27.3.

A facsimile reproduction of the map of Yorktown at the time of Cornwallis' surrender, which resulted in American independence.

51545
WATERS, Rear Admiral O. D. (editor)
THE OCEANOGRAPHIC OPERATIONS PROGRAM OF THE U. S. NAVY - Accomplishments and Prospects
$15.00 AUD

Office of the Oceanographer of the Navy. Alexandria, Virginia. 1967. December 1967 edition. Foreword by Rear Admiral O. D. Waters. VI, 109 PP with b/w illustrations. Soft cover, Seal of the Oceanographer of the Navy on front cover. Near fine. 23.2 x 15.

74018
WATSON, Don
ENNEMY WITHIN - American Politics in the Time of Trump (in Quarterly Essay 63)
$15.00 AUD

Quarterly Essay / Black Inc. Melbourne. 2016. Issue QE63. (2), 116, (8 blank) PP. Contains article page 1 to 73. Stiff covers, front cover with illustration and title. Small crease on front cover, o/wise near fine. 23.4 x 16.7. 9781863958677

37588
WEEKS, Stanley B. & MECONIS, Charles A.
THE ARMED FORCES OF THE USA IN THE ASIA-PACIFIC REGION
$20.00 AUD

Allen & Unwin. Sydney. 1999. 1st Ed. in The Armed Forces of Asia series. XX, 300 PP with 5 maps, 8 tables and 8 organigrams. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 22.8 x 15. 1864489219

Organisation, roles and functions of each branch of the armed forces of the United States of America in the Asia and Pacific region. Historical background...

64390
WELLES HENDERSON, J. & CARLISLE, Rodney P.
MARINE ART & ANTIQUES - JACK TAR: A Sailor's Life 1750-1910
$50.00 AUD

Antique Collectors' Club. Woodbridge, UK. 1999. 1st Ed. Foreword by Walter H. Annenberg. Preface by John S. Carter. 287 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Fp: (in colour): Dancing the Hornpipe. Illustrated endpapers. Hard cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj (a little sunned). Near fine. 28 x 21.5. 9785

42300
WELLS, Commander Tom H, LOOMIS, Captain F. Kent, et al..
THE TEXAS NAVY
$10.00 AUD

Naval History Division, Navy Department. Washington, D.C. 1968. 1st Ed., with an introduction by E. M. Eller. 40 PP with 1 chart, 1 map and 45 duotone illustrations. Inside front cover: Texas Navy Flag & Texas Navy Insignia. Pictorial soft cover (lightly soiled). Very good. 26 x 20.

18620
WESTCOTT, Allan, (Edit.)
AMERICAN SEA POWER SINCE 1775
$20.00 AUD

J. Lippincott. Chicago. 1947. 1st Ed. VIII, 610 PP with 1 plan, 67 maps & 13 tables in text plus 30 pages with 35 b/w photos. Fp: Surrender on USS Missouri. Decorated cloth cover, light wear at spine, o/wise very good. 23.2 x 16.

Operational history of the US Navy, in peace and war, to the post WWII period.

57704
WESTHORP, Christopher (editor)
VJ DAY IN PHOTOGRAPHS - 50th Anniversary
$10.00 AUD

Salamander Book. London. 1995. 1st Ed. 64 PP with 100 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 30 x 21.5. 0861017951

38865
WHEELER, Keith
THE ROAD TO TOKYO
$15.00 AUD

Time-Life Books. Alexandria, Virginia. 1979. 1st printing, in the World War II series. 208 PP with 6 maps, 1 plan of a plane (in colour), 1 colour painting and 148 b/w photos. Half title page: Invading Iwo Jima. Pictorial boards. Very good. 28.8 x 24.

Iwo Jima. Okinawa...

43710
WHITEHURST, Clinton H.
THE U.S. SHIPBUILDING INDUSTRY: Past, Present, and Future
$15.00 AUD

Naval Institute Press. Annapolis. 1986. 1st Ed. XVI, (2), 282 PP with 1 organigram, 4 drawings, 4 graphs, 11 b/w photos, 14 sketch maps and 40 tables. Cloth cover, dj. Fine. 23.5 x 16. 0870217232

15184
WILBUR, C. Keith
PICTURE BOOK OF THE REVOLUTION'S PRIVATEERS
$10.00 AUD

Stackpole Co. Harrisburg, Pa. USA. 1973. 1st Ed. 96 PP with illustrations by the author. Fp: Profile of a Privateer ship. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Spine of dust jacket sunned. Very good. 28.6 x 22. 0811712621

The privateers of the US War of Independence: ships, gear, weapons, prizes, tactics, life on the high seas...

65810
WILLMOTT, H. P.
WORLD WAR I
$15.00 AUD

DK / Dorling Kindersley Limited. London. 2012. 2nd edition of the 2003 original. Introduction by Richard Overy. 335 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (graphs, maps, facsimile of documents, plans, photos) and a 16-page "Guide to WWI Battlefields and Memorials" (pages 310 to 325). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 25.6 x 21.4. 9781409376521

Illustrated account of the first global conflict.

20983
WILLOUGHBY, Commander Malcolm F.
RUM WAR AT SEA
$15.00 AUD

U.S. Coast Guard. Washington. 1964. 1st Ed. XII, (2), 183 PP with 12 head pieces, plus 32 pages with 62 bw photos. Title page: vignette with 3 Coast Guard cutters. Eps: Map of the Eastern seaboard of the United States. Cloth cover, gilt vignette on front cover. Note on FFEP, o/wise very good. 23.5 x 15.2.

The Prohibition period in the USA, and the US Coast Guard attempts to suppress the traffic of illegal liquor.

64219
WIPER, Steve
USS LEXINGTON CV-2
$35.00 AUD

Classic Warships Publishing. Tucson, Az. 2009. Warship Pictorial series No.33. 1st Edition of October 2009. 72 PP with b/w illustrations (2 facsimile of documents, 2 sketch plans, 7 pages with general plans and 70 photos). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. Oblong: 21 x 28. 9780982358337

66204
WOODHEAD, JOCM K. R. (editor)
SHIPS AND AIRCRAFT OF THE UNITED STATES PACIFIC FLEET
$15.00 AUD

Public Affairs Office, CIC U.S. Pacific Fleet. San Francisco. c. 1970. 44, PP with 1 map and over 100 b/w photos edited by PH1 C. R. Begy USN. Inside front cover: Map of the Pacific Ocean. Pictorial soft cover is a little soiled/ruffled. Very good. Oblong: 20.2 x 26.5.

Contains a 4 page "Glossary of Common Naval Terms".

44031
WOODHOUSE, Henry
WOODHOUSE'S TEXTBOOK OF NAVAL AERONAUTICS
$15.00 AUD

Naval Institute Press. Annapolis. 1991. 1st printing of the reprint of the 1917 original. Introduction by Clark G. Reynolds. (XVI), (X), 281, (2) PP with drawings, graphs, 1 map of the US, 1 plan of a Naval Aeronautic center and over 200 b/w photos. Hard cover, cloth spine, device on front board, dj. Remainder mark on lower outside edge. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 30.5 x 23.2. 155750931X

30784
WOUK, Herman
THE CAINE MUTINY
$5.00 AUD

Jonathan Cape. London. 1954. Reprint of the October 1951 original (reset). 479 PP. Eps: Map of the cruise of the Caine under Captain Queeg, Sept. 1943 - Dec. 1944. Hard cover. Occasional foxing, with spots on endpapers and outside edges. Near fine. Image shows the endpaper maps. 19.5 x 13.

65738
WWII
THE WAR IN PICTURES - Fourth Year
$15.00 AUD

The Sun News-Pictorial. Melbourne. c. 1946. Australian edition of the Great Britain original published by Odhams Press, Ltd. 256 PP with b/w illustrations (maps and photos). Eps: British Bombers. Cloth cover, decoration in blind on front cover, gilt title on spine. Very good. 25.5 x 18.5.

The turning of the tide. May-June 1942 to August 1943.

65739
WWII
THE WAR IN PICTURES - Third Year
$15.00 AUD

The Sun News-Pictorial. Melbourne. c. 1946. Australian edition of the Great Britain original published by Odhams Press, Ltd. 256 PP with b/w illustrations (maps and photos). Eps: Halifax Bombers. Cloth cover, decoration in blind on front cover, gilt title on spine. Very good. 25.5 x 18.5.

The Russian Glory. April-May 1941 to September 1942.

65740
WWII
THE WAR IN PICTURES - Second Year
$15.00 AUD

The Sun News-Pictorial. Melbourne. c. 1946. Australian edition of the Great Britain original published by Odhams Press, Ltd. 320 PP with b/w illustrations (maps and photos). Eps: St Paul's Cathedral, 29th December 1940. Cloth cover, decoration in blind on front cover, gilt title on spine. Very good. 25.5 x 18.5.

Britain at Bay. August 1940 to September 1941.

65741
WWII
THE WAR IN PICTURES - First Year
$15.00 AUD

The Sun News-Pictorial. Melbourne. c. 1946. Australian edition of the Great Britain original published by Odhams Press, Ltd. 3 - 320 PP with b/w illustrations (maps and photos). Eps: Aircraft carrier and Cruisers of the Royal Navy. Cloth cover, decoration in blind on front cover, gilt title on spine. Lacks the FFEP, title-page and its verso, o/wise very good. 25.5 x 18.5.

How the War began. Then: Britain is at war with Germany, 11 A.M., 3rd September 1939 to August 1940.

42002
YOUNG, Brigadier Peter
D-DAY
$5.00 AUD

Bison Books. London. 1988. Reprint of the 1981 original. 64 PP with 1 map, 3 drawings of tanks, 90 b/w and 10 colour photos. Short note on verso of front endpaper, o/wise near fine. 28.6 x 22.3. 0861240340

74657
ZALOGA, Steven J.
LORRAINE 1944 - Patton Vs Manteuffel
$20.00 AUD

Osprey Publishing Ltd. Oxford. 2010. 1st edition in "Battles of World War II" series (No 38). 96 PP with 73 b/w photos and 16 colour illustrations (photos, maps & plans and artworks by Tony Bryan). Laminated boards, pictorial front. Fine. 25 x 19.5.