70745
ABEND, Hallett
PACIFIC CHARTER

London. 1943. John Lane the Bodley Head. 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.
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$25

52518
ABERCROMBIE, Captain L. A. & PRATT, Fletcher
MY LIFE TO THE DESTROYERS

New York. 1944. Henry Holt and Company. 1st printing. XI, (3), 157 PP, plus 8 pages with 16 b/w photos. Cloth cover, dj. Dust jacket with repaired tears and chips. War economy paper with light foxing. Signature of previous owner on front endpaper and at top margin of page 100. A very good clean copy. Scarce. 21 x 14.
From Pearl Harbour to Guadalcanal, on board destroyers of the Mahan or Drayton class of the US Navy.
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$20

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

London. 1943. George Allen & Unwin Ltd. 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.
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$15

35067
ALDEN, Carroll Storrs & WESTCOTT, Allan
THE UNITED STATES NAVY - A HISTORY

Chicago. 1943. J. B. Lippincott. 1st Ed. X, 452 PP with 25 head pieces and 32 maps & diagrams, plus 12 plates with 31 b/w illust. Fp: John Paul Jones. Cloth cover, devices on front cover and spine. Covers rubbed, small stains on outside front edge, some scoring in text, note to previous owner on free fly of front endpaper. Very good. 21.5 x 14.8.
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$15

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

Ann Arbor, Michigan. 1975. Edwards Brothers. 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.
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$10

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

Atlanta. 1991. Turner Publishing, Inc. 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.
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$10

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

London. 2016. Simon & Schuster UK Ltd. 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
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$10

67199
ANNIS, P. G. W.
NAVAL SWORDS, British and American Naval Edged Weapons 1660-1815

London . 1970. Arms and Armour Press. 1st Ed. 80 PP with 57 b/w illustrations. Fp: Late 17th-century Scallop Shell Hilted Hanger. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket with repaired chips. Fine. 22 x 14.
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$35

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

London. c. 1905. W. Cole / Ward, Lock & Co. 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...
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$10

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

Missoula, Montana. 2001. Pictorial Histories Publishing. 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
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$10

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

Agana, Guam. 1975. Marianas Naval Officers Wives Club. 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.
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$20

69688
ARNOLD-FORSTER, Mark & ThamesTelevision
THE WORLD AT WAR

London. 1974. Book Club Associates. 1st Book Club edition of the 1973 original. X, 340 PP with 26 maps, plus 32 pages with 66 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj (rubbed). Very good. 23.5 x 15.5.
World WAR II, with its Chronology between pages 294 and 315.
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$10

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

London. 1989. Chevprime Limited. 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.
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$20

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

New York. 1964. David McKay Co. 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.
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$10

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

Stanford, Ca. 1994. Stanford University Press. 1st Ed. (12), 554 PP. Hard cover, dj (closed tear). Near fine. 23.4 x 15.6. 0804722730
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$30

38358
BALDWIN, Hanson W.
WHAT THE CITIZEN SHOULD KNOW ABOUT THE NAVY

New York. 1942. W. W. Norton. 6th printing of the first edition of March 1941. 219 PP with 26 set of drawings by André Jandot. Cloth cover (rubbed). Top of spine frayed, corners of covers worn, fowing on outside edges, war economy paper. Ex library copy, o/wise very good. 28 x 20.5.
The US Navy: Elements of sea power - Enlisted Men - Officers - Fighting ships, and the Fleet... Bases.
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$10

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

Washington, D.C. 1999. National Geographic / Madison Press Book. 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.
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$20

20570
BARKER, A .J.
PEARL HARBOR

London. 1970. Macdonald. Purnell's History of the Second World War series - Battle book, No. 10. 160 PP with b/w illust. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 21 x 13.5.
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$5

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

Annapolis. 1973. Naval Institute Press. 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.
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$10

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

New York. 1935. Bobbs-Merrill. 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).
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$15

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

New York. 1986. Henry Holt. 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.
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$15

48843
BEACH, Commander Edward L.
SUBMARINE!

London. 1953. William Heinemann. 1st UK edition, with a foreword by Vice-Admiral Charles A. Lockwood. (14), 274 PP. Cloth cover, dj price clipped). Repaired tear at head of spine of dust jacket. Occasional foxing. Very good.. 20 x 13.5.
The USS "Trigger" and other US submarines (Tang, Wahoo, Sea-wolf...) during the Pacific War.
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$10

44681
BELL, Robert W. & LOCKERBIE, D. Bruce
IN PERIL ON THE SEA - A Personal Remembrance

New York. 1984. Doubleday / Christian Herald Association. 1st Ed. 284, (2 advert.) PP, plus 8 pages with 12 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Signature of previous owner at top of front endpaper. Foxing. Near fine. 21.5 x 14.5. 038518378X
Sinking of the SS West Lashaway by U-66 on 30th August 1942. Ordeal of 19 survivors...
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$10

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

Auckland. 1995. Random House New Zealand. 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
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$30

38398
BLOND, Georges
LE SURVIVANT DU PACIFIQUE

Bruxelles. c. 1960. Club du Livre Sélectionné. 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.
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$15

66206
BONNER, Kit and Carolyn
WARSHIP BONEYARDS

Osceola, Wi. 2001. MBI Publishing. 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.
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$45

42765
BOSILJEVAC, T. L.
SEALs: UDT/SEAL OPERATIONS IN VIETNAM

London. 1990. Greenhill Books. 1st UK edition. XIII, 256 PP with 1 drawing (Naval Special Warfare Breast Insignia), 6 maps and 41 b/w photos. Title page: war paint. Illustrated endpapers. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 22.2 x 14.7. 1853670618
U.S. Navy Special Warfare in Vietnam comprising SEAL (Sea, Air, Land Teams) and UDT (Underwater Demolition Teams).
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$45

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

New York. 1938. Robert M. McBride. 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.
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$30

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

Annapolis. 1991. Naval Institute Press. 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
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$15

47544
BRINKLEY, William
DON'T GO NEAR THE WATER

New York. 1956. Random House. 3rd printing, Book Club edition. (8), 374 PP. Cloth cover, dj (price-clipped). Slight ageing of paper on outside edges. Very good. 21 x 14.
Novel. Story of an intrepid Task Force of dedicated Naval Officers who made almost everything but sea duty.
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$15

66956
BRION, Irene
LADY G I - A Woman's War in the South Pacific

Novato, CA. 1997. Presidio Press. 1st Ed. 178 PP, plus 34 pages with 69 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 19.8 x 13.5. 0891416331
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$30

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

Newton Abbot. 1973. David & Charles. 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.
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$10

68895
BUTLER, Raymond Reagan
FIGARO'S FLEET

Stroud, Gloucestershire. 2008. Nonsuch Publishing. 1st Ed. 288 PP, plus 8 pages with 12 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 24 x 16.5. 9781845886363
Caron de Beaumarchais, author of "The Barber of Seville", and his aid to the American Revolution. Figaro: nickname for a barber. Barber
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$25

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

New York. 1996. William Morrow. 1st Ed. XII, (2), 253 PP with 1 figure, 2 maps and 9 tables. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24.2 x 16. 0688137385
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$10

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

Washington. 1998. Naval Historical Center, Department of the Navy. 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
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$35

48127
CIESLAK, Marek & DANIELEWICZ, Waldemar
KRAZOWNIKI TYPU K: KÖNIGSBERG, KÖLN, KARLSRUHE - Cz. 1 & 2 (in 2 volumes)

Gdansk, Poland. 2001 & 2002. AJ - Press. 1st Ed., Naval Monograph Nos. 22 & 23. Cz. 1: 56 PP with 94 b/w photos of ships, plus 1 large folded sheet printed recto/verso (plans of the 3 K scale 1/300, and details scale 1/100) loosely inserted. Inside front cover: 3 colour artworks for the Karlsruhe, 1934 and Köln, 1939. Inside back cover: colour artwork (2 for seaplane Heinkel, 2 Flags and 3 Crests). Cz. 2: 64 PP with 4 maps & diagrams, 108 b/w photos, plus 1 large folded sheet (plans of the 3 K with different scales) loosely inserted. Inside front cover: 3 colour artworks of Köln. Inside back cover: 14 crew badges in colour. Pictorial soft cover. Polish text (legend of photos in both Polish and English) with English summary on pages 57& 58 of Volume 1. Fine. 29.3 x 20.5. 8372370966 / 83
Cruisers of the German Navy.
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$30

43639
CLANCY, Tom
SUBMARINE - A Guided Tour Inside a Nuclear Submarine

London. c. 2000. HarperCollins. 9th reprint of the 1993 original. XX, 328 PP with b/w illustrations (silhouettes, photos, drawings and diagrams). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 23.3 x 15. 006379478
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$15

22293
CLARKE, Thurston
PEARL HARBOR GHOSTS, A Journey to Hawaii Then and Now

New York. 1991. William Morrow. 1st US Ed. 411 PP with 31 bw illust. FEP: Maps of Oahu Island, and inset map of the Hawaiian Islands. REP: Map of Honolulu, and inset map of Pearl Harbor. Hard cover, cloth spine, dj. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 24 x 16. 0688083013
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$15

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

New York. 1944. Farrar & Rinehart. 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.
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$5

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

Missoula, Montana, USA. 1986. Pictorial Histories Publishing Company. 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. 933126611
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$40

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

Annapolis. 1980. Naval Institute Press. 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.
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$30

64801
CONNER, Claude C.
NOTHING FRIENDLY IN THE VICINITY: My Patrols on the Submarine USS Guardfish During WWII

Mason City, Iowa. 1999. Savas Publishing. 1st Ed. Foreword by Rear Admiral Norwell G. Ward. Introduction by Rear Admiral Ralph M. Metcalf. VIII, 230 PP with 6 maps and b/:w illustrations (4 drawings and 5 photos). Fp: USS Guardfish returning to the states after WWII. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 23.7 x 15.5. 1882810414
USS Guardfish was based in Brisbane for patrols 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7.
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$25

22890
CREE, Edward H.
THE CREE JOURNALS, The Voyages of Edward H. Cree, Surgeon R.N. as Related in his Private Journals 1837-1856

Exeter. 1981. Webb & Bower. 1st Ed., with an introduction by Michael Levien. 276 PP with b/w & colour illust. Fp: Edward Hodges Cree. Eps: Chart of South China Sea and Gulf of Tonkin. Hard cover (no dj). Foxing spots on covers and outside edges. Fine. 24 x 19. 0906671361
Personal narrative of Dr. Edward H. Cree, recording his cruises between 1837 & 1856: Notebook & sketch book.
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$15

46827
CROSS, Robin
THE BOMBERS. The Illustrated Story of Offensive Strategy and Tactics in the Twentieth Century

London. 1987. Bantam Press. 1st Ed. 224 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (diagrams, plans, photos and artworks by Sarson and Bryan). Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 25.8 x 22.2. 0593012267
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$10

42229
CROWL, Philip A. & LOVE, Edmund G.
THE WAR IN THE PACIFIC - SEIZURE OF THE GILBERTS AND MARSHALLS

Minnetonka, MN. / Washington. 1995. National Historical Society / Center of Military History, United States Army. Special commemorative edition of the 1955 original, in the United States Army in World War II series. XVIII, 414 PP with 4 tables, 3 charts, 19 maps and 67 b/w photos. Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. 23 x 18.
The Central Pacific drive against Japan: late 1943, early 1944. Makin and Tarawa in the Gilbert Islands (Kiribati). Kwajalein, Majuro and Eniwetok in the Marshall Islands.
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$25

45263
DALY, Henri
NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE, Porte-Avions Américain dans les Mers du Sud - La Guerre du Pacifique 1941-1945

Nouméa. 2003. Société d' Etudes Historiques de la Nouvelle-Calédonie. 1st Ed., publication No. 60. 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...
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$100

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

New York. 1991. Random House. 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.
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$15

19482
DAY, David
RELUCTANT NATION, Australia and the Allied Defeat of Japan 1942-45

Melbourne. 1992. Oxford University Press. 1st Ed. X, 366 PP, plus 8 pages with 12 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Occasional foxing, o/wise fine. 22.4 x 14.3. 0195532422
The vital period of WWII when the war shifted to the Pacific, engulfing the European empires and dragging in the USA.
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$20

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)

Paris. 1936. L'illustration. No. 4847, 25 January 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). .
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$15

53776
DE LA CROIX, Robert
JOHN PAUL JONES

London. 1962. Frederick Muller. 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.
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$10

17305
DE S. WINSER, John
THE D-DAY SHIPS - Neptune: The Greatest Amphibious Operation in History

Kendal, UK. 1994. World Ship Society. 1st Ed. 172 PP with 2 maps and 130 b/w photos. Title-page: H.M. cruiser Mauritius. Fp: The Union-Castle liner Llangibby Castle. Inside front and back covers: Map of UK ports from which ships sailed and location map of the 5 Normandy beach-head areas. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 24.3 x 18. 0905617754
The vessels that carried the soldiers, their vehicles, equipment, stores... Naval support ships, special ships (block ships, cable vessels).
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$45

36070
DEAR, Ian
MARINES AT WAR

London. 1982. Ian Allan. 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.
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$10

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

New York. 1997. Walker and Co. 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
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$10

54469
DENNIS, Peter (editor)
1945 - WAR AND PEACE IN THE PACIFIC: Selected Essays

Canberra. 1999. Australian War Memorial. 1st Ed. (6), 213 PP with tables. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 25 x 17.5 0642565481
Cherry Blossoms Falling: Japanese Combat Behaviour at War's End, by Roger J. Spiller. The Final Campaigns of the Pacific War, by David Horner... Send Them All Back: Repatriation of Japanese Internees held in Australia during the Second World War, by Yuriko Nagata...
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$20

57748
DIBBLIN, Jane
DAY OF TWO SUNS: US Nuclear Testing and the Pacific Islanders

London. 1988. Virago Press. 1st Ed. XV, 299 PP, (5 publicaions) with 2 maps. Pictorial soft cover. Slight ageing of paper. Very good. 19.7 x 13. 0860689735
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$10

48881
DIBNER, Martin
THE DEEP SIX

London. 1954. Cassell. 1st Ed. (6), 282 PP. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Foxing spots on outside edges. Offsetting of endpapers. Very good. 20.6 x 13.8.
Novel set on board the US Navy cruiser Atlantis during the Pacific War.
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$5

44206
DOCKERY, Kevin
NAVY SEALS - A History of the Early Years

New York. 2001. Berkley Publishing. 1st Ed. VIII, 358 PP with 62 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 23.5 x 15.7. 0425178250
SEAL, a US Navy Special Warfare: Sea, Air, and Land.
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$15

16716
DODSON, Kenneth
AWAY ALL BOATS

London. 1957. Angus & Robertson. 2nd reprint of the 1955 original. (4), 508 PP. Eps: Map with track of USS Belinda (July 1943-April 1945). Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing on outside edges. Signature on front endpaper. Contents near fine. 21.8 x 14.5.
Historical novel set on an attack transport, the U.S.S. Belinda, during the Pacific War.
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$15

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

New Haven. 1963. Yale University Press. 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.
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$15

16700
DRAKE, Frederick C.
THE EMPIRE OF THE SEAS, A Biography of Rear Admiral Robert Shufeldt, USN

Honolulu. 1984. Univ. of Hawaii Press. 1st Ed. XVI, 468 PP, (4), with 9 maps in text plus 16 pages with b/w photos. Eps: Track chart of USS Ticonderoga (Indian, Atlantic, Pacific Oceans). Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24.2 x 16. 0824808460
After resigning from the US Navy in 1854, later Consul in Havana, he returned to the Navy in 1863 during the Civil War. The world cruise on the Ticonderoga with calls in Madagascar (Sept.1879) and Muscat,... to the opening of Korea.
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$20

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

Sydney. 1992. Mace Marketing Pty. Ltd. 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.
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$30

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

New York. 1963. Franklin Watts. 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.
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$5

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

Washington. 1993. Brassey's (US). 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
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$10

20684
ENGEMAN, Jack
ANNAPOLIS, THE LIFE OF A MIDSHIPMAN

New York. 1966. Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Co., Inc. 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.
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$15

64268
ESTIVAL, Jean-Claude
LA MAISON ROSE à Nouméa, ou Petite histoire souriante de cette fameuse maison de tolérance par ceux qui l'ont vécue...

Nouméa. 2013. La Malle du Gouverneur. 1st Ed. (4), 47 PP with 11 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 27.5 x 21. 9782953845006
An history of the short lived Military Brothel for US troops based in New Caledonia .
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$50

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

Falls Church, Virginia, USA. 1956. Ships and Aircraft. 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.
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$10

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

Indianapolis. 1943. The Bobbs-Merrill Co. 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...
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$10

45573
FISKE, Rear Admiral Bradley A.
THE NAVY AS A FIGHTING MACHINE

Annapolis. 1988. Naval Institute Press. Reprint of the second edition of 1918 (original of 1916), in the Classics of Sea Power series. Introduction and Notes by Wayne P. Hughes, Jr. XXVIII, (2) 387 PP with 5 tables and 6 figures. Fp: Rear Admiral Bradley A. Fiske. Hard cover, cloth spine, gilt title on spine. Fine. 21.8 x 14.5. 0870214373
War and the Nations. Naval preparedness. Naval Power... Fleet tactics.
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$10

65091
FORESTER, C. S.
THE NAVAL WAR OF 1812

London. 1958. Landsborough Publications Limited / Four Square Book. Paperback edition of the 1957 original. 224 PP with 2 maps (the Atlantic Ocean and the western Indian Ocean / United States). Pictorial soft cover. Foxing. Good reading cpopy. 18.2 x 11.6.
Naval War of 1812 between Great Britain and the United States.
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$5

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

New York. 1976. Charles Scribner's. 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.
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$10

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

Sydney. 1992. Hodder & Stoughton. 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
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$5

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

London. 1986. Bantam Press. 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
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$10

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

London. 1925. George Routledge. 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. 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.
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$80

35209
FREEMAN, Fred
DUEL OF THE IRONCLADS

New York. 1969. Time-Life. 1st Ed., in the Spotlight on History series. 52 PP with 15 b/w and 10 colour illustrations. Cloth cover, dj (chipped). Very good. Oblong: 20.5 x 20.8.
Clash between two floating iron fortresses: Monitor of the Union and Merrimack of the Confederate Navy.
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$15

17427
FULTON, Robert
TORPEDO WAR AND SUBMARINE EXPLOSIONS

Chicago. 1971. Swallow Press. 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.
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$10

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

Annapolis. 1992. Naval Institute Press. 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
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$10

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

Chicago. 1947. Pellegrini and Cudahy. 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.
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$20

45847
GREENWALL, Harry J.
PACIFIC SCENE

London. 1938. Nicholson and Watson. 1st Ed. VIII, 301 PP, plus 1 large folded map of the Pacific at rear of book. Cloth cover, dust jacket with a few nicks and sunned spine. Short note on front endpaper. Foxing spots on outside edges and a few pages. Contents near fine. Scarce. 19.2 x 13.2.
Japan views on the Pacific after starting the conquest of China. Will America Fight?
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$20

50539
GRESHAM, John & WESTWELL, Ian
SEAPOWER

New York. 2005. Chartwell Books. 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.
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$10

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

London. 1949. Nicholson and Watson. 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).
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$25

43985
HARLAN, Louis R.
ALL AT SEA - Coming of Age in World War II

Urbana & Chicago. 1996. University of Illinois Press. 1st Ed. XIV, 212 PP, plus 16 pages with 24 b/w illustrations. Fp: Ensign Louis R. Harlan. Cloth cover, dj. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 23.5. x 15.8. 0252022327
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$15

13340
HARRIS, Brayton
THE AGE OF THE BATTLESHIP 1890-1922

New York. 1965. Franklin Watts. 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.
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$10

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

London. 2007. HarperCollins. 3rd printing. XXVII, 674 PP with 10 maps, plus 32 pages with 76 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24 x 16. 9780007219827
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$40

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

London. 1985. Weidenfeld and Nicolson. 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
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$15

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

Honolulu. 2000. Tendai Educational Foundation. 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.
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$25

60285
HAWKS, Francis L.
NARRATIVE OF THE EXPEDITION OF AN AMERICAN SQUADRON TO THE CHINA SEAS AND JAPAN, Under the Command of Commodore M. C. Perry, United States Navy, compiled at his request and under his supervision, by Francis L. Hawks

New York. 1952. Coward-McCann. Abridged edition by Sidney Wallach. Foreword by Rear Admiral John B. Hefferman. XXXV, 305 PP with 10 bw illust. Fp: Commodore M.C. Perry. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Head of spine lightly frayed and sunned. Slight ageing of paper and foxing. Very good. 24.2 x 16.
The opening of Japan to the influence of the Western World, and the 1854 Treaty imposed by Commodore Perry.
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$20

36086
HAYES, John D. & HATTENDORF, John B. (editors)
THE WRITINGS OF STEPHEN B. LUCE

Newport, R.I. USA. 1975. Naval War College Press. No. 1 in the Naval War College Historical Monograph series. X, 262 PP with 12 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Small repair at spine. Faint focing, very good. 22.8 x 15.2.
The Man (1827-1917) - The Naval War College - The intellectual focus: on the study of Naval Warfare as a Science... Naval bases: The Navy and its needs.
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$10

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

Annapolis. 1998. Naval Institute Press. 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
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$15

48006
HEARN, Chester G.
TRACKS IN THE SEA. Matthew Fontaine Maury and the Mapping of the Oceans

Camden, Maine. 2002. International Marine / McGraw-Hill. 1st Ed. X, 278 PP with 13 head pieces and 27 b/w illustrations. Eps: Map of Winds and Routes, The Physical Geography of the Sea. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 23.5 x 15.8. 0071368264
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.
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$25

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

Notre Dame, Indiana. 2002. University of Notre Dame Press. 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?.
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$30

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

Baltimore. 1997. The Johns Hopkins University Press. 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
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$20

69341
HELLER, Joseph
CATCH-22

London. 2004. Vintage. 1st Vintage edition "Reading Group Guide". A special edition with a commentary by Howard Jacobson. XIII, (XI), 520 PP (18 Reading Guide). Soft cover. Spine with light creases. Very good. 19.7 x 13. 0099479184
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$10

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

New York. 2002. The Free Press. 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
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$10

35208
HOBSON, Richmond Pearson
THE SINKING OF THE MERRIMAC

Annapolis. 1987. Naval Institute Press. 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. Fine. 21.5 x 14.5 0870216325
USA / Spanish War of 1899.
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$10

37465
HOLMES, W. J.
DOUBLE-EDGED SECRETS - U.S. Naval Intelligence Operations in the Pacific during World War II

Annapolis. 1979. Naval Institute Press. X, (2), 232 PP, plus 8 pages with 25 b/w photos, and 9 maps at rear. Eps: Map ot the central Pacific. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Faint foxing. Near fine. 21.5 x 14.4.
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$25

39945
HORGAN, Captain Thomas P.
OLD IRONSIDES - The Story of the USS Constitution

Boston. 1963. Burdette. 1st Ed. 104 PP with b/w illust. (drawings, engravings, paintings, photos). Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (rubbed). Foxing spots on outside edges and on the dust jacket. Associated papers loosely inserted. Dedicatory note on front endpaper to Captain A. A. Willis, R.A.N., dated 23 January 1968 and signed by Rear Admiral Roy S. Benson, USN (Commandant First Naval District). Very good. 28.4 x 22.
Text & pictorial history of during her quasi war with France, the Barbary pirates, War of 1812... Part II: a contemporary view (photographs).
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$20

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

London. 1986. Weidenfeld & Nicolson. 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
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$20

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

Port Moresby. 1992. Air Niugini. 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.
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$10

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

New York. 1982. Van Nostrand Reinhold. 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.
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$10

63941
IRELAND, Bernard
WAR AT SEA 1914-1945

London. 2002. Cassell. 1st Ed., in the Cassell's History of Warfare edited by John Keegan. 224 PP with over 23 maps in colour, b/w and colour illustrations (paintings, photos). Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket with creases. Very good. 27 x 20. 030435340X
Nature of Sea Power. ...
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$15

33877
JAFFEE, Capt. Walter W.
THE PRESIDENTIAL YACHT POTOMAC

Palo Alto, Ca., USA. 1998. The Glencannon Press. 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.
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$30

33872
JAFFEE, Walter W.
APPOINTMENT IN NORMANDY

Palo Alto, Ca., USA. 1995. The Glencannon Press. 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.
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$20

55979
JENNINGS, John
THE SALEM FRIGATE

Sydney. 1946. Invincible Press. 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. Very good. 22 x 14.
Novel with an historical background. Story of the Frigarte Essex, USN: 1800-01 to Batavia, Indonesia. 1802-03 to Tripoli, Libya. 1812-14 to Eastern Pacific and the Marquesas Islands.
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$15

16668
JENNINGS, John
THE SEA EAGLES

Sydney. 1951. Invincible Press. 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.
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$10

61403
JONES, David & NUNAN, Peter
U.S. SUBS DOWN UNDER. Brisbane, 1942-1945

Brisbane. 2011. Boolarong Press. 1st Australian edition of the 2006 US original. XV, (3), 297, (4) PP with tables, 4 profiles of US submarines, 1 plan, 6 maps and 39 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 23 x 15. 9781921555893
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$20

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

New York. 1967. Macmillan. 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.
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$15

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

Novato, Ca. 1989. Presidio Press. 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
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$10

18624
KAUFMAN, Y. & STILLWELL, P.
SHARKS OF STEEL

Annapolis. 1993. Naval Institute Press. 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 ...
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$15

57638
KEMP, Paul
FRIEND OR FOE - Friendly Fire at Sea 1939-1945

London. 1995. Leo Cooper. 1st Ed. IX, 198 PP, plus 16 pages with 37 b/w photos. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Initials of previous owner on outside page edges, o/wise near fine. 24 x 16. 0850523850
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$15

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

Paris. 1992. Service Historique de la Marine. 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.
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$100

40135
KILDUFF, Peter
US CARRIERS AT WAR

London. 1981. Ian Allan. 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
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$15

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

Annapolis. 1987. Naval Institute Press. 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.
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$15

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

New York. 2005. Time Books. 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.
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$20

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

San Diego. 1983. School Pictures Inc. 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.
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$15

54144
KRUTSKIKH, Andrei
US POLICIES IN THE INDIAN OCEAN

Moscow. 1986. Progress Publishers. 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.
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$20

35624
LABAREE, Benjamin W., FOWLER, William M., SLOAN, Edward W., HATTENDORF, John B.
AMERICA AND THE SEA: A MARITIME HISTORY

Mystic, Connecticut. 1998. Mystic Seaport. 1st Ed. X, 686 PP with 10 full-colour maps, 55 colour and 290 b/w illustrations. Title spread: The USS Connecticut at full speed, 1906. Hard cover, decoration in blind on front cover, dj. Small tear (6mm) at lower part of front hinge, o/wise near fine. 30.5 x 21.3. 0913372811
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$55

33573
LAING, Alexander
THE AMERICAN HERITAGE HISTORY OF SEAFARING AMERICA

New York. 1974. American Heritage Publishing. 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.
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$15

18335
LAING, Alexander
THE AMERICAN HERITAGE HISTORY OF SEAFARING AMERICA

New York. 1974. American Heritage Publishing. 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.
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$10

18250
LAING, Alexander
AMERICAN SAIL - A Pictorial History

New York. 1961. E.P. Dutton. 1st Ed. XIV, 346 PP with over 500 b/w illust., plus 4 plates with 6 colour paintings. Orig. blue cloth cover, dj. Near fine. 28.5 x 21.
Ships, harbours, mariners, events upon the sea, as seen through the eyes of contemporaries.
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$25

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

New York. 1988. Orion Books. 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
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$25

68209
LAUNER, Jay
THE ENEMIES' FIGHTING SHIPS

New York. 1944. Sheridan House. 1st Ed., with an introduction by Captain Harley F. Cope, USN. XXII, 222 PP with tables and b/w illustrations (maps, diagrams, silhouettes & sketches and 61 artworks & photos). Green cloth cover with shelf wear and number at bottom of spine. Stamps of "State Library of Tasmania" & "The Tasmanian Maritime and Folk Museum" on title page and P.vii. Remnants of plate on front endpaper and labels on rear endpapers. Contents clean and bright, overall a very good copy. 24 x 15.7.
Covers both the Japanese and German Navies.
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$25

70542
LAWSON, Captain Ted W.
THIRTY SECONDS OVER TOKYO

Sydney. 1944. Angus and Robertson. 1st Australian edition. Edited by Robert Considine. (10), 218 PP, plus 16 pages with 17 b/w photos and frontispiece. Fp: Captain Ted W. Lawson. FEP: map of Japan and the coast of China. Cloth cover, dj. Dust jacket with closed tears (repaired). Slight foxing. Very good. 18.8 x 12.5.
On the 18th of April 1942.
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$20

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

Barnsley, South Yorkshire. 2014. Script Media / Pen & Sword Military Books. 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.
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$15

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

London. 1971. Macdonald. 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
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$10

16705
LENTON, H. T.
AMERICAN GUNBOATS AND MINESWEEPERS

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.
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$5

33566
LENTON, H. T.
AMERICAN GUNBOATS AND MINESWEEPERS

London. 1974. Macdonald & Janes. 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. 356080633
Lists all the auxiliary escort vessels of the U.S. Navy in WWII.
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$10

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

London. 2004. Robinson Publishing. 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
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$10

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

Washington. 1990. Smithsonian Institution Press. 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. Fine. 28.4 x 22. 0874744571
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$20

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

Melbourne, Victoria. 2014. Wilkinson Publishing. 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
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$20

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

Melbourne. 2014. Wilkinson Publishing. 1st Ed., in the WP Discovery series. No pagination, 88 PP with 6 maps in colour, b/w and colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. New. 32 x 24. 9781922178350
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$20

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

Melbourne. 2015. Wilkinson Publishing. 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 ...
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$20

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

Annapolis. 1970. United States Naval Institute. 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...
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$25

35693
LORD, Walter
DAY OF INFAMY

London. 1957. Longmans, Green and Co. 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.
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$5

70414
LORD, Walter
DAY OF INFAMY

London. 1957. Longmans, Green and Co. 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.
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$20

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

Annapolis. 1976. Leeward Publications. 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.
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$10

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

Paris. 1966. Presses Universitaires de France. 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
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$5

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

Washington. 1974. Smithsonian Institution Press. 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.
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$15

18095
McCLELLAN, Captain Edwin N.
NAVAL DIGEST 1916

Washington. 1916. Government Printing Office. 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.
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$10

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

Washington. 1967. National Geographic Society. 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.
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$10

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

Stamford, Lincolnshire. 2014. Key Publishing. 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.
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$10

16689
McFARLAND, Philip
SEA DANGERS, The Affair of the Somers

New York. 1985. Schocken Books. 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,...
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$10

68189
MACINTYRE, Donald
LEYTE GULF: Armada in the Pacific

London. 1970. Macdonald. 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.
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$5

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

Edinburgh. 1998. Mainstream Publishing. 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
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$15

40239
McLEAN, Lieutenant Ridley (editor)
THE BLUEJACKETS' MANUAL - United States Navy

Annapolis. 1940. United States Naval Institute. 10th edition, revised by the Naval Institute from the 1902 original. XI, (3),784 PP with hundreds of b/w illustrations sketches and photos), plus 1 b/w folded plate (wire splice, 3 colour plates (firing lock details, projectiles and marking of shells) and 7 colour plates on flags. Navy cloth cover with light wear. Ex-library copy with stamps on endpapers and throughout (Library of the US Naval Training Station, San Diego). Contents are otherwise clean. Still a good copy. 19.5 x 13.
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$10

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

New York. 1997. Oxford University Press. 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
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$10

64609
MAGOUN, F. Alexander
THE FRIGATE CONSTITUTION AND OTHER HISTORIC SHIPS

New York. c. 1977. Bonanza Books. 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. Hard cover, cloth spine, dj. Near fine. 28.5 x 21.3.
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$15

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

New York. c. 1977. Bonanza Books. 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.
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$20

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

Boston. 1915. Little, Brown & Co. 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.
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$75

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

New York. 1944. Henry Holt. 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.
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$10

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

New York. 1970. Abelard-Schuman. 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...
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$15

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

New York. 2000. The Mariners' Museum / Simon & Schuster. 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).
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$15

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

Annapolis. 1990. Naval Institute Press. 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...
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$15

31612
MASON, Theodore C.
BATTLESHIP SAILOR

Annapolis. 1982. Naval Institute Press. Book Club edition. Foreword by Edward L. Beach. XVI, (2), 265 PP with 1 map of Pearl Harbor, plus 32 pages with 49 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Dust jacket slightly rubbed. Faint foxing, o/wise near fine. 21.5 x 14.5.
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$10

41825
MAURICE, René
LA FREGATE DE LA LIBERTE

Rochefort, France. 2001. Editions du Gulf Stream. 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.
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$25

21034
MILLER, Francis T.
THE NAVIES

New York. 1957. Castle Book. 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.
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$15

16701
MILLER, Lt. Cmdr. Max (USNR)
IT'S TOMORROW OUT HERE

New York. 1945. McGraw-Hill. 1st Ed. 187 PP with 58 b/w photos (official US Navy photos by Lt. Cmdr. Charles E. Kerlee, USNR). Fp. Hard cover a little soiled, o/wise a very good copy. 24 x 16.
Memories for the fighting personnel who served in the Pacific: seabees, logistics, atoll bases, patrols, life on aircraft carriers. Very good photos.
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$15

44153
MILLER, Nathan
THE NAVAL AIR WAR, 1939-1945

New York. 1980. The Nautical & Aviation Publishing Company of America. 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
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$10

30094
MILLER, Nathan
THE U.S. NAVY, An Illustrated History

New York & Annapolis. 1977. American Heritage Publishing & United States Naval Institute Press. De Luxe edition. 407, (9 index) PP with bw and colour illust. Title spread: The return of the conquerors. Half title page: The Ocean, The Highway of All Nations. Eps: Officers and men of the USS Georgia, April 1907. Cloth cover, badge of the US Navy in blind on front cover, gilt title on spine, illustrated slipcase. Spine lightly faded, o/wise a fine copy. 28.6 x 23.5. 0671229850
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$15

31667
MILLHOLLAND, Ray
THE SPLINTER FLEET OF THE OTRANTO BARRAGE

London. c.1936. The Cresset Press. 1st UK Ed. 307 PP, plus 16 plates with 21 b/w photos. Fp: The ace of the Splinter Fleet - Lieutenant Maclear Jacoby. Eps: Map showing all the various scenes of action in the Splinter Fleet in the Mediterranean. Cloth cover (lightly soiled), no dj. Light foxing, o/wise near fine. 21.7 x 15.
Action of the US Navy submarine chasers in the Mediterranean during the last year of World War I.
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$15

19570
MOKIN, Arthur
IRONCLAD - The Monitor and the Merrimack

Novato, Ca., USA. 1991. Presidio. 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
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$10

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

Milwaukee, Wis. 1947. Kalmbach Publishing. 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..
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$30

10618
MORISON BECK, Emily
SAILOR HISTORIAN - The Best of Samuel Eliot Morison

Boston. 1977. Houghton Mifflin. 1st Ed. XL, (2), 431 PP with 1 music score, 2 pages with sketch plans. Cloth cover, dj. Fine. 24 x 16. 0395254442
On the discovery of America, voyages and sea battles, navy years, studies in American history, reminiscences and adventures.
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$10

68744
MORISON, Samuel Eliot
JOHN PAUL JONES, A Sailor's Biography

London. 1960. Faber & Faber. 1st UK edition. XXII, 453 PP with 8 charts and diagrams, and 2 facsimiles of documents, plus 18 pages with 30 b/w illust. Fp: Marble bust of John Paul Jones. Cloth cover, dj (spine sunned). Stamp of "The Tasmanian Maritime and Folk Museum on title page, Library No. at foot of spine of dust jacket, renewed endpapers. Very good reading copy. 22.2 x 14.2.
Scottish born, American hero of the US War of Independence. Contradmiral of the Imperial Russian Navy of Tsarine Catherine II.
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$10

16743
MORISON, Samuel Eliot
OLD BRUIN, COMMODORE MATTHEW CALBRAITH PERRY, 1794-1858

Boston. 1967. Little, Brown & Co. 1st Ed. XXII, (2), 482 PP with 14 maps (9 full-page, 2 double-page) & 62 b/w illustrations. Fp: Portrait, 1835. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj. Occasional foxing. Very good. 24 x 16.
Biography of the American Naval officer who helped found Liberia, hunted pirates in the West Indies, practised diplomacy with the Sultan of Turkey and the King of the two Sicilies, commanded the Gulf Squadron in the Mexican War, promoted the steam navy and the shell gun and conducted the naval expedition which opened up Japan.
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$15

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

Melbourne. 1943. Methuen. 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.
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$5

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

London. 1915 /1922. The Gresham Publishing Company. 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. 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.
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$700

65841
MUSICANT, Ivan
THE BANANA WARS - A History of United States Military Intervention in Latin America from the Spanish-American War to the Invasion of Panama

New York. 1990. Macmillan. 1st Ed. X, 470 PP with 1 map "Central America and the Caribbean Sea" on double page, plus 8 pages with18 b/w photos. Hard cover, gilt title on cloth spine. Foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. 24.3 x 16. 0025882104
Cuba: 1899 - 1917 ... Haiti ... Grenada 1983 then Panama 1989.
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$25

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

Edison, N.J., USA. 2000. Castle Books. 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
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$10

59124
N/A
BATTLE STATIONS ! - Your Navy in Action

New York. 1946. Wm. H. Wise & Co. 1st Ed. Foreword by Fleet Admiral Ernest J. King, USN. 402 PP with b/w illustrations (maps & diagrams, photos) and 27 colour photos. Fp (in colour): Signing the Peace with Japan, 2 September 1945. Illustrated endpapers. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine (lettering rubbed). Near fine. 25.4 x 18.
A photographic epic of the naval operations of World War II, told by the great admirals who sailed the fleet from Norfolk to Normandy and from the Golden Gate to the Inland Sea.
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$15

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

Washington. 1969. Naval History Division. 1st Ed. (2), 14 PP. Soft cover. Slight ageing of paper. Very good. 26 x 20.
16 August 1954: Operation Passage to Freedom. ...
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$10

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

Moscow. 1987. Novosti Press Agency. 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.
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$10

59606
N/A
MICRONESIA

Brisbane. 1984. Australian Institute of International Affairs / Department of History, University of Queensland. 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. ...
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$10

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

Annapolis. 1988. United States Naval Institute. 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.
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$15

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

Annapolis. 1983. United States Naval Institute. 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.
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$20

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

Annapolis. 1984. United States Naval Institute. 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.
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$40

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

Annapolis. 1985. United States Naval Institute. 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.
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$40

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

Annapolis. 1986. United States Naval Institute. 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.
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$40

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

Annapolis. 1987. United States Naval Institute. 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.
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$5

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

Annapolis. 1957. United States Naval Institute. Volume 83, 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.
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$25

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

Annapolis. 1958. United States Naval Institute. 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.
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$30

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

Annapolis. 1959. United States Naval Institute. 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.
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$30

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

Annapolis. 1960. United States Naval Institute. 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).
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$25

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

Annapolis. 1961. United States Naval Institute. 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.
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$30

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

Annapolis. 1962. United States Naval Institute. 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.
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$30

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

Annapolis. 1963. United States Naval Institute. 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.
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$30

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

Annapolis. 1964. United States Naval Institute. 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.
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$30

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

Annapolis. 1965. United States Naval Institute. 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.
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$30

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

Annapolis. 1966. United States Naval Institute. 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. ...
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$5

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

Annapolis. 1966. United States Naval Institute. 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 ...
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$5

48732
NAGASAKI
THE RECORDS OF THE ATOMIC BOMBING IN NAGASAKI

Nagasaki. c. 1995. Nagasaki Foundation for the Promotion of Peace. 1st Ed. 64 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial stiff cover. Japanese and English text. Fine. 25.8 x 18.3.
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$15

44396
NAGLER, Gordon R.
NAVAL TACTICAL COMMAND AND CONTROL

Washington. c. 1985. AFCEA International Press. 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).
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$15

68959
NAVAL ASSOCIATION OF AUSTRALIA
CORAL SEA 50TH ANNIVERSARY COMMEMORATION (in White Ensign: the National Journal of the Naval Association of Australia)

Sydney. 1992. Naval Association of Australia. Special issue 9201. Edited by Graham STEVENS. 1st issue after a 2 year demise of this Journal. Foreword by Vice Admiral I.D.G. MacDougal, Chief of Naval Staff. 32 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21.
Battle of the Coral Sea 50 years after: Articles by Peter Brudin, Diet von Wiederhold and Iris Nesdale.
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$10

48879
NAVAL SHIPS
SHIPS. Book One

London. c. 1960. Collins. 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).
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$10

65127
Navy Times (editors)
THEY FOUGHT UNDER THE SEA

Derby, Connecticut. Washington. 1963. Monarch Books. 1st paperback edition of the 1962 original. 189 PP with 15 head pieces (profile of submarine). Pictorial soft cover. Ageing of paper. Good reading copy. 18 x 10.8.
Story of the United States submarine service.
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$5

69771
NEILLANDS, Robin
THE BATTLE OF NORMANDY 1944

London. c. 2007. Cassell Military Paperbacks. 4th printing of the 2003 paperback edition. 456, (8 blank) PP with 8 maps on full-page and, 19 headpieces, plus 16 pages with 36 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 19.7 x 12.8. 9780304365630
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$10

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

Washington. 1982. Office of the Oceanographer of the Navy. 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
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$30

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

London. 2001. HarperCollins. 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. 97680732269883
Sinking of the U.S.S. Indianapolis, flagship of the Fifth Fleet, 29th July 1945.
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$20

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

Englewood Cliffs, N.J. 1960. Spectrum Books / Prentice-Hall, Inc. 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.
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$25

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

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

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

Washington. 1976. US Government Printing Office. 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.
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$15

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

Bournemouth, Dorset. 2014. Imagine Publishing Ltd. 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.
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$15

69918
PACIFIC
OCEAN FRONT - The Story of the War in the Pacific 1941-1944

London. 1945. HMSO / Ministry of Information. 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).
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$25

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

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...
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$30

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

New York. 2010. The Overlook Press. 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
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$20

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

Gardiner, Maine. 2000. Tilbury House. 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
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$25

30855
PAINE, Ralph D.
JOSHUA BARNEY - A Forgotten Hero of Blue Water

New York. 1924. The Century Co. 1st Ed. (XII), 410 PP, plus 16 b/w plates. Fp: Commodore Joshua Barney. Cloth cover, illustration and title on front cover and spine. Fine. 22.8 x 15.5.
Story of an American sailor of the Revolution (War of Independence).
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$15

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

Washington. 1987. Smithsonian Institution. 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.
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$5

38069
PEARCE, Frank
SEA WAR - Great Naval Battles of World War II

London. 1990. Robert Hale. 1st Ed. 255 PP with 12 maps, plus 12 pages with 25 b/w photos. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 22.2 x 14.2 070904013X
Graf Spee - Taranto Raid - Battle of Cape Matapan...Battle of Leyte Gulf.
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$20

64666
PEARL, Cyril
REBEL DOWN UNDER, When the 'Shenandoah' shook Melbourne, 1865

Melbourne. 1970. Heinemann. 1st Ed. (IX), 200 PP, plus 8 pages with 1 map of the cruise of the Shenandoah, and 7 b/w period illustrations. Fp: Captain James Waddell. Hard cover, dj. Defective dust jacket (chips, closed tears, piece missing at head of spine and rubbed). Faint foxing, o/wise very good. 22 x 14. 0855610131
Call of the Confederate Ship Shenandoah in early 1865. Consequences, to the US whaling fleet operating in the Pacific.
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$20

62687
PEARL, Cyril
REBEL DOWN UNDER, When the 'Shenandoah' shook Melbourne, 1865

Melbourne. 1970. Heinemann. 1st Ed. (IX), 200 PP, plus 8 pages with 1 map of the cruise of the Shenandoah, and 7 b/w period illustrations. Fp: Captain James Waddell. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Dust jacket lightly rubbed. Faint foxing on outside edges. Contents near fine. 22 x 14. 0855610131
Call of the Confederate Ship Shenandoah in early 1865. Consequences, to the US whaling fleet operating in the Pacific.
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$35

14869
PENFIELD, Thomas
FIGHTING YANKS AROUND THE WORLD

Racine, Wis. 1943. Whitman. 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.
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$15

52632
PHILLIPS, Christopher
STEICHEN AT WAR

New York. 1981. Harry N. Abrams. 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.
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$15

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

New York. 1919. J. J. Little & Ives Co. 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.
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$75

21547
POLMAR, Norman
THE AMERICAN SUBMARINE

Cambridge. 1981. Patrick Stephens. 1st UK edition. XI, 172 PP with tables, and 260 bw photographs. Title spread: The USS Barb (SSN-596), photographed off Hong Kong. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 25.8 x 18. 0850595673
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.
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$15

42468
POLMAR, Norman
THE AMERICAN SUBMARINE

Annapolis. 1981. The Nautical & Aviation Publishing Company. 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.
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$15

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

Annapolis. 1974. Naval Institute Press. 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...
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$35

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

Annapolis. 1974. Naval Institute Press. 1st Ed. XII, (2), 283 PP. Hard cover. 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...
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$25

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

London. 1961. Evans Brothers. 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.
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$35

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

Secaucus, NJ. 1984. Castle. 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
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$25

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

Lincolnwood, USA. 1991. Publications International. 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.
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$10

16718
PRATT, Fletcher
THE COMPACT HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES NAVY

New York. 1961. Hawthorn. 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.
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$10

34761
PRATT, Fletcher
THE COMPACT HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES NAVY

New York. 1961. Hawthorn. 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.
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$15

44350
RANSOM, Lieutenant Commander M. A., & ENGLE, Eloise Katherine
SEA OF THE BEAR - Journal of a Voyage to Alaska and the Arctic, 1921

Annapolis. 1964. United States Naval Institute. 1st Ed. XIV, 119, (3) PP with 1 map, 3 plans of the Bear, 16 head pieces and 40 b/w photos. Fp: U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Bear. Cloth cover, dj. Fine. 23 x 20.3.
Dutch Harbor, Unalska Island to the Bering Strait, to Demarcation point (Alaska/Canada) on the Arctic Ocean...
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$35

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

Annapolis. 1980. Naval Institute Press. 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.
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$10

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

Carlisle, Mass. 1997. Discovery Enterprises, Ltd. 1st ED. 64 PP with 12 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 19 x 13.3. 1878668862
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$10

16693
REILLY, John C.
UNITED STATES NAVY DESTROYERS OF WORLD WAR II

London. 1983. Blandford Press. 1st UK edition. Edited by Frank D. Johnson. 160 PP with b/w illust. (photos, line draw., paintings). Title-page: Abner Read (DD-526). Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 28.2 x 22.5. 0713710268
Different class of destroyers: Benhams, Fletchers, ... Gearing.
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$15

39286
REYNOLDS, Francis J.
THE UNITED STATES NAVY - From the Revolution to Date

New York. 1917. P. F. Collier & Son. 1st Ed., with an introduction by Rear Admiral Austin M. Knight. (2), 144 PP with 29 portraits, and 309 b/w illustrations (101 of them on full page). Title page: Crest (in colour) Navy Department, United States of America. Library binding, hard cover, b/w photo pasted down on front board. Hinges starting and split, front board rubbed, edges and corners with signs of shelf wear. About ten leaves with closed tears (6 affecting the illustrations). Few pages lightly soiled. A good copy of a scarce title. Oblong: 30.5 x 42.
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$20

35783
REYNOLDS, Quentin
THE CURTAIN RISES

Melbourne. 1944. Cassell. 1st Australian edition. 291 PP. Green cloth cover. Lacks the free fly of front endpaper, ageing of paper. Very good. 22 x 14.3.
Editorials of the American war correspondent between March and December 1943: Iran, Russia, Sicily...
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$10

30818
REYNOLDS, Quentin
OFFICIALLY DEAD, The Story of Commander C. D. Smith

Melbourne. 1946. Cassell. 1st Australian edition. (6), 244 PP. Cloth cover (rubbed). No dust jacket. Ageing of paper. Very good. 21 x 14.2.
Commander C.D. Smith, skipper of a Yangtze River steamer, Shanghai Harbour Pilot, Captain of the U.S.S. Wake, and the prisoner the Japs couldn't hold.
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$10

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

Honolulu. 1965. Pearl Harbor Story. 1st Ed. No pagination, 48 PP with 1 map and 43 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. Oblong: 15 x 23.
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$5

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

Newport, Rhode Island. 1978. Seaport '76 Foundation, Ltd. 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
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$10

60473
RIMINGTON, Critchell
FIGHTING FLEETS - 1943 Edition

New York. 1943. Dodd, Mead & Company. 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.
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$20

18767
RIMINGTON, Critchell
FIGHTING FLEETS - 1943 Edition

New York. 1943. Dodd, Mead & Company. 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.
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$20

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

New York. 1944. Dodd, Mead & Company. 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.
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$20

42452
RIMINGTON, Critchell
FIGHTING FLEETS 1942

New York. 1942. Dodd, Mead and Co. 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.
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$20

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

Washington. 1870. Navy Department / Government Printing Office. 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.
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$150

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

London. 1988. Black Cat / Macdonald. 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
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$10

21040
ROBINSON, Willian Morrison
THE CONFEDERATE PRIVATEERS

Columbia, S.C., USA. 1990. University of South Carolina Press. 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
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60264
ROHWER, Jürgen
LA RADIOTELEGRAPHIE, AUXILIAIRE DU COMMANDEMENT DANS LA GUERRE SOUS-MARINE (in Revue d' Hitoire de la Deixième Guerre Mondiale)

Paris. 1966. Presses Universitaires de France. Extrait / Off-Print. 41-66 PP. Soft cover, staples. French text. Very good. 24 x 15.7.
Radiotelegraphy and Antisubmarine Warfare
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$5

45403
ROSCOE, Theodore
UNITED STATES DESTROYER OPERATIONS IN WORLD WAR II

Annapolis. 1986. Naval Institute Press. 9th printing of the 1953 original. XVIII, 581 PP with b/w illustrations by Lt. Cdr. Fred Freeman (diagrams, charts, ..) plus 106 pages with over 300 photos. Fp: Unconquerable. FEP: Map of the Pacific Theatre of Operations. REP: Map of the Atlantic Theatre of Operations. Cloth cover, device in blind on front cover, dj. Dust jacket with a closed tear and slight insect damage at foot of spine. Faint foxing, o/wise very good. 28.8 x 21.5. 0870217267
The operational history of the US Navy's workhorses which served on every theatre of WWII, as submarine hunters, convoy escorts, troop transports, radar pickets, rescue vessels ...
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$25

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

New York. 1956. Bonanza. 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,...
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$10

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

New York. 1956. Charles Scribner's Sons. 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,...
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$15

44717
ROYAL NAVY
COMMANDO OPERATIONS

Alexandria. 1991. Time-Life Books. 1st printing of the 1st edition, in The New Face of War series. 160 PP with 3 maps, and b/w & colour illustrations. Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. 28.3 x 22. 0809486172
In the Persian Gulf during the Iraq / Iran war, 1987. The Falkland Islands conflict, 1982. Invasion of Grenada, 1983. Return to Panama and arrest of Noriega, 1989.
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$5

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

Arlington, Virginia, USA. 1989. Close Up Foundation. 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 ...
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$15

47253
SCHARF, J. Thomas
HISTORY OF THE CONFEDERATE STATES NAVY, From Its Organization to the Surrender of Its Last Vessel

New York. 1977. Fairfax Press. Reprint (a) of the 1887 original. X, 11- 824 PP with tables, 8 plans, and 33 b/w illustrations, plus 42 b/w plates. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Name of the author on spine of cover and on dust jacket has been spelled "Sharf". Near fine. 23.5 x 16. 0517239132
The Struggle with the Navy of the United States. The Engagements fought in Rivers and Harbors of the South and upon the High Seas. Blockade-Running. The First Use of Iron-Clads and Torpedoes. The History of Privateering.
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$20

50401
SCHOFIELD, Vice-Admiral B. B.
OPERATION NEPTUNE

London. 1974. Ian Allan. 1st Ed., No.10 in the Sea Battles in Close-up series. 168 PP with 1 table, sketch map & 4 maps, plus 24 pages with 46 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 17.8 x 11.5. 0711005036
Neptune was the code word for the naval part of Overload: landing in Normandy of June 1944.
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$15

19812
SCHOFIELD, William G.
DESTROYERS - 60 Years

New York. 1962. Rand McNally & Co. 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.
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$25

39780
SCHUBERT, Paul
SEA POWER IN CONFLICT

New York. 1942. Coward-Mccann. 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).
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$15

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

Cheltenham. 2014. Iconic / Archant. 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
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$10

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

London. 2000. Parkgate Books. 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
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$10

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

New York. 1973. Farrar, Straus and Giroux. 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
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$25

44890
SHAFTER, Richard A.
DESTROYERS IN ACTION

New York. 1945. Cornell Maritime Press. 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.
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$15

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

Washington. 1992. Marine Corps Historical Center. 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.
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$15

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

Athens. 1982. The University of Georgia Press. 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.
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$15

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

Washington. 1959. N.G.S. 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.
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$10

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

London. 1963. Ian Allan. 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.
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$5

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

Annapolis. 1997. Naval Institute Press. 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
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$10

63244
SMITH, Barry D.
U.S.S. ABRAHAM LINCOLN

Hong Kong. 1995. Concord Publications. 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
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$10

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

New York. 1974. Philadelphia Maritime Museum. 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.
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$35

61344
SMITH, Fredrika Shumway
GEORGE DEWEY, Admiral of the Navy

Chicago. 1963. Rand McNally & Company. 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.
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$10

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

New York. 1991. Newsweek. 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.
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$15

49068
SNIDER, C. H. J.
IN THE WAKE OF THE EIGHTEEN-TWELVERS. Fights & Flights of Frigates & Fore-'n'-afters in the War of 1812-1815 on the Great Lakes

London. 1913. The Bodley Head. 1st Ed. XXI, (3), 292, (24 publications) PP, plus 31 b/w plates (5 of them maps). Fp: The Royal George and the waterspiders. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Few foxing spots on outside edges. Fine. 19.4 x 13.5.
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$15

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

Washington. 2003. National Defence University Press. 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
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$15

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

Annapolis. 1959. The United States Naval Institute. 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).
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$20

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

Annapolis. 1981. Naval Institute Press. 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
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$15

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

Greenwich. 1981. Conway Maritime Press. 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
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$10

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

New York. c. 1995. Vintage Books. 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.
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$10

13324
SPECTOR, Ronald H.
EAGLE AGAINST THE SUN - The American War with Japan

New York. 1985. The Free Press. 1st Ed., in The Macmillan Wars of the United States series. XVI, 589 PP, plus 16 pages with 31 b/w photos. Eps: Map of the Central West Pacific (insets of Philippines and New Guinea). Hard cover. Fine. 24 x 16. 0029303605
US and Japanese strategy on the conduct of the War. Major battles, little-known campaigns and unfamiliar events of the 44 month Pacific War.
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$15

32181
SPROSTON, John Glendy
A PRIVATE JOURNAL OF John Glendy Sproston U.S.N.

Tokyo. 1968. Sophia University. Second edition (revised and reset) of the 1940 original. A Monumenta Nipponica Monograph edited by Shio Sakanishi, with a new foreword by George Alexander Lensen. XVIII, (2), 128 PP, plus 1 folded plate in colour and 19 b/w plates. Hard cover, cloth spine, gilt title on spine. Ex library copy with 1 stamp at top corner of foreword page, 1 stamp on top outside edge, and number on spine. Near fine. Scarce. 26.3 x17.3.
On board the U.S.S. Macedonian which joined the American Squadron, in Edo Bay, 7 months after the first landing of Americans in Japan, 14th July 1853.
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$20

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

Carrollton, Texas. 1984. Squadron/Signal Publications. 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
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$15

52692
STERN, Rob
U.S. SUBS IN ACTION

Carrollton, Texas. 1983. Squadron / Signal Publications. 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
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$10

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

London. 1956. Williamson Music Ltd. 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.
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$10

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

Washington. 1998. Brassey's. 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
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$15

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

Melbourne. 2009. Blitz Publications / Pen & Sword Military Books 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.
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$10

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

Canberra. 2004. N.L.A. 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.
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$5

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

Norfolk Island. 1977. Island Heritage. 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.
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$10

35762
STOUT, Wesley W.
SECRET

Detroit. 1947. Chrysler Corporation. 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.
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$20

70435
STYLES, Showell
NUMBER TWO-NINETY

London. 1974. White Lion Publisher. White Lion rerprint edition of the 1066 original. 236 PP. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Faint foxing spots on the outside edges. Near fine. 20.2 x 13.5. 085617498X
Armed steamship Number 92, built by Lairds dockyard of Liverpool for the Confederate States Navy, and named Alabama.
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$15

57216
THE SYDNEY MAIL
AUSTRALIA'S WELCOME TO THE U.S. FLEET (in The Sydney Mail)

Sydney. 1908. The Sydney Mail, New South Wales Advertiser.. American Fleet - Sydney Mail Souvenir. XXXII pages with musical score on 1 page for "The Star Spangled Banner", and b/w illustrations (1 painting by Fred Elliott at centrefold, 16 photos of warships, 39 portraits and 39 photos). Pictorial wrappers are a little soiled, foxed and detached. Spine split, rusty staples. Occasional foxing, o/wise very good. Large format: 44.5 x 30.
Call of the Great White Fleet in Sydney: 20 to 27 August 1908.
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$100

57215
THE SYDNEY MAIL
SYDNEY WELCOMES THE ARMADA (in The Sydney Mail)

Sydney. 1908. The Sydney Mail, New South Wales Advertiser.. No. 2442 - Vol. LXXXVI, Wednesday, August 26, 1908. 521- 588 pages with b/w illustrations, period advertisements and 13 b/w photos in "American Fleet Issue Number Two" (pages 545 to 561). Pictorial stapled wrappers are chipped and lighly soiled. Occasional foxing. Very good. Large format: 44.5 x 30.5.
Call of the Great White Fleet in Sydney: 20 to 27 August 1908.
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$50

42429
TAYLOR, Fitch W.
A VOYAGE ROUND THE WORLD , AND VISITS TO VARIOUS FOREIGN COUNTRIES, IN THE UNITED STATES FRIGATE COLUMBIA; ATTENDED BY HER CONSORT THE SLOOP OF WAR JOHN ADAMS AND COMMANDED BY COMMODORE GEORGE C. READ (two volumes bound into one)

New-Haven & New York. 1846. H. Mansfield & D. Appleton. 5th edition. Volume I: 318 PP with 9 illustrations, plus 1 b/w plate (with tissue guard). Fp:Bombarding of Muckie, on the Malay coast. Volume II: 332, 2 PP with 10 illustrations, plus 1 colour plate (with tissue guard). Fp: Reasons Glory: The Present Emperor of China.. Rebacked copy retaining most of the original cloth (rubbed and worn), decorated boards in blind, gilt title on sunned spine. Complete. Foxing throughout. Very good. 20.5 x 13
From Hampton Roads on 6th of May 1838 to 9th of June 1840 off Cape Hatteras. Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Malaya, China... Call in Honolulu October 1839. Return via Valparaiso and Rio de Janeiro..
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$85

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

Washington. 1994. Brassey's. 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
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$10

17404
TERZIBASCHITSCH, Stefan
SUBMARINES OF THE US NAVY

London. 1991. Arms and Armour. 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...
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$20

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

New Malden, Surrey. 1989. Air Research Publications. 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
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$20

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

New York. 1982. Harmony Books. 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.
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$10

44420
THORNTON, Francis Beauchesne
SEA OF GLORY - The Magnificent Story of Four Chaplains

Kingswood, Surrey. 1956. The World's Work (1913) Ltd. 1st Ed. VIII, 9-254 PP, plus 4 b/w plates. Hard cover, gilt title on spine. Slight ageing of paper. Very good. 20.2 x 13.6.
Sinking in January 1943 of the troopship Dorchester and the four US chaplains: George Lansing Fox (Protestant) - Alexander D. Goode (Jewish) - Clark V. Poling (Protestant) - John P. Washington (Catholic).
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$10

67119
THURSFIELD, Rear-Admiral H. G. (editor)
BRASSEY'S NAVAL ANNUAL 1945

London. 1945. William Clowes & Sons. 1st edition, 56th year of publication. (XLV advertisements), VIII, 324, (2), P119 (Pictorial), (8 index) PP with 176 silhouettes, 92 plans and elevations of warships, plus 30 pages with 29 b/w photos. Fp: H.M. Submarine Tantalus. Engraved cloth cover, title in blind on front cover, gilt title on spine. Covers worned arund edges and somewhat soiled. War economy paper, few foxing spots on outside edges. Internally very clean. 24.3 x 15.5.
Published when the War on the European front was over. Naval events of 1944 (landing in Normandy, Sea-Air-Land Power in the Pacific...). Foreign Navies by Francis E. McMurtrie. Strategy and propaganda in German naval thought, by Dr. H. Rosinski...
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$35

62661
TIME-LIFE
LIFE AUSTRALIA - Vol. 43. No. 8

Melbourne. 1967. Time-Life International (Australia) Pty. Ltd. Volume 43, No. 8, 16 October 1967. Edited by George P. Hunt. 88 P with b/w and colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Lower corner of back cover and last 10 leaves mangled. Near fine. 33.5 x 26.5.
Britain's Black Powerhouse: Michael X. ... by David Knox. Defense Fantasy now comes true: Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara and the ABM (Anti-Ballistic Missile) system, by Richard B. Stolley. Funny Girl goes West - Barbara Streisand, by John Hallowell.
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$5

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

Annapolis. 1971. Naval Institute Press. 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.
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$25

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

Columbia, Missouri, USA. 1972. University of Missouri Press. 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
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$15

36732
TUCKER, Glenn
DAWN LIKE THUNDER - The Barbary Wars and the Birth of the U.S. Navy

Indianapolis. 1963. The Bobbs-Merrill Co. 1st printing. 487 PP with 7 Maps by Dorothy Thomas Tucker. Fp: Map of the Mediterranean. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Chipped dust jacket with repaired tears. Occasional foxing, o/wise near fine. 23.5 x 16.
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$15

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

Washington. 1965. Naval History Division / Navy Department. 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.
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$5

69229
UNITED STATES NAVY
AUSTRALIA - UNITED STATES - "CORAL SEA CELEBRATION 1961"

Sydney. 1961. USN / US Navy. 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.
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$25

55325
UNITED STATES NAVY
THE BLUEJACKETS' MANUAL - 1944

Annapolis. 1944. United States Naval Institute. 12th edition, edited by J.L. Holloway and revised by the Naval Institute from the 1902 original. XXII, 585 PP with hundreds of b/w illustrations (sketches and photos), and colour illustrations (2 plates on marlinspike seamanship, 5 plates on flags, ...). Cloth cover. Slight ageing of paper. Very good. 19.5 x 13.
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$15

64607
UNITED STATES TREASURY DEPARTMENT, Bureau of Customs
MERCHANT VESSELS OF THE UNITED STATES 1945 (Including Yachts and Certain Government Vessels)

Washington. 1945. U.S. Government Printing Office. 1st Ed. (4) 786 PP. Cloth covers somewhat soiled with light wear. One ot two small dog-eared pages, o/wise contents near fine. Large oblong: 29 x 23.5.
A confidential wartime publication listing merchant vessels (steam, motor, sailing, unrigged) and Yachts: steam, motor, sailing, unrigged (house-boats). Former names of merchant vessels, owners of vessels, ... Government vessels.. A massive volume.
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$50

52336
US NAVY
BASIC MILITARY REQUIREMENTS - Navy Training Course

Washington. 1961. U.S. Government Printing Office / Bureau of Naval Personnel. 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.
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$10

65675
US NAVY
SEAMAN - Navy Training Course - NAVPERS 10120-E

Washington. 1965. U.S. Navy Training Publications Center / Bureau of Naval Personnel. Revised edition of the 1956 reprint. IV, 246 PP with 5 colour and 182 b/w illustrations (drawings, sketches, photos). Soft cover, illustrated front. Covers rubbed chipped and repaired. Spine with a crease. Name of previous owner at top of page I. Ageing of paper and still a fairl copy. 26 x 20.
Training course / Maritime and Naval knowledge.
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$10

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

Washington. 1955. U.S.G.P.O. 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.
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$15

60183
US NAVY
UNITED STATES NAVY (in Navy International)

London. 1979. Maritime World Ltd. 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. ...
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$5

57499
US NAVY
THE UNITED STATES NAVY - KEEPING THE PEACE

Washington. 1966. U.S. Government Printing Office / Naval History Division. 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.
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$10

57500
US NAVY
THE UNITED STATES NAVY - KEEPING THE PEACE

Washington. 1968. U.S. Government Printing Office / Naval History Division. 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.
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$10

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

Washington. c. 2000. US Navy. 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).
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$20

60461
US NAVY
YOUR NAVY - Navy Training Courses 1946

Washington. 1946. U.S. Government Printing Office / Bureau of Naval Personnel. 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.
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$10

65725
USCG
MANUAL FOR LIFEBOATMEN, ABLE SEAMEN, AND QUALIFIED MEMBERS OF ENGINE DEPARTMENT

Washington. 1968. United States Coast Guard / U.S.Government Printing Office. Reprnt of the March 1965 edition. CG 175. VI, 136 PP with tables b/w figures & photos in text. Soft cover, staples. Name of previous owner at top of title page. Very good. Small format: 14.7 x 11.7.
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$10

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

Sydney. c. 2002. Topmill / Australian Warship. 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.
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$15

51297
USN
CHART No. 1 - United States of America. NAUTICAL CHART SYMBOLS AND ABBREVIATIONS

Washington. 1957. U.S. Navy Hydrographic Office. 1st Ed., January 1957. II, 25 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Soft cover. Near fine. 25.4 x 17.3.
Used by: U.S. Lake Survey, U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey and U.S. Navy Hydrographic Office.
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$5

51298
USN
CHART No. 1 - United States of America. NAUTICAL CHART SYMBOLS AND ABBREVIATIONS

Washington. 1968. U.S. Navy Hydrographic Office. 1st Ed., June 1968. (2), II, 25 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 25.4 x 17.3.
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$5

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

Bremerton, Washington State / Washington, D. C.. 1964. Puget Sound Naval Shipyard / Department of the Navy. 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.
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$25

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

Suitland, Maryland. 1964. U. S. Naval Oceanographic Office. 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.
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$20

67144
USN
USS CUSHING - DD 985

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).
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$5

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

New York. 1992. Touchstone Book. 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
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$10

50733
VANSITTART, Peter
JOHN PAUL JONES, A Restless Spirit

London. 2004. Robson Books. 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.
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$15

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

Paris. 1976. Musee de la Marine. 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.
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$10

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

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
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$10

46173
WARNER, Denis & Peggy, and SENO, Sadao
KAMIKAZE - The Sacred Warriors 1944-45

Melbourne. 1983. Oxford University Press. 1st paperback edition. X, 290 PPwith 2 maps and 2 b/w photos, plus 16 pages with 31 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21.4 x 13.5. 195544269
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$15

36695
WASHINGTON, George
WASHINGTON'S OFFICIAL MAP OF YORKTOWN

Washington. 1964. National Archives. 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.
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$15

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

Alexandria, Virginia. 1967. Office of the Oceanographer of the Navy. 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.
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$15

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

Sydney. 1999. Allen & Unwin. 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...
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$20

21978
WEIR, Gary E.
BUILDING AMERICAN SUBMARINES, 1914-1940

Washington. 1991. Naval Historical Center. 1st Ed., No. 3 in the Contributions to Naval History series. XV, 166 PP with 1 map, 2 drawings and 37 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover (front slightly creased), o/wise fine. 24 x 16.8. 945274041
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$35

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

Washington, D.C. 1968. Naval History Division, Navy Department. 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.
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$10

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

Chicago. 1947. J. Lippincott. 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.
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$20

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

London. 1995. Salamander Book. 1st Ed. 64 PP with 100 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 30 x 21.5. 0861017951
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$10

38865
WHEELER, Keith
THE ROAD TO TOKYO

Alexandria, Virginia. 1979. Time-Life Books. 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...
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$15

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

Annapolis. 1986. Naval Institute Press. 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
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$15

56856
WICKS, Audrey F. (compiler)
CORAL SEA LOG

Brisbane. 1992. Coral Sea Battle Commemorative Association of Australia. 1st Ed. VI, 156 PP with maps, ships' profiles & photos. Soft cover. Lower corner of front cover with a crease. Name of previous owner on title page, o/wise near fine. 29.5 x 20. 00064608561
A chronicle of events in, around and above the Coral Sea area and its surrounding land and sea masses during April-May, 1942.
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$25

64324
WICKS, Audrey F. (compiler)
CORAL SEA LOG

Brisbane. 1992. Coral Sea Battle Commemorative Association of Australia. 1st Ed. VI, 156 PP with maps, ships' profiles & photos. Soft cover. Near fine. 29.5 x 20. 00064608561
A chronicle of events in, around and above the Coral Sea area and its surrounding land and sea masses during April-May, 1942.
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$20

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

Harrisburg, Pa. USA. 1973. Stackpole Co. 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...
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$10

65810
WILLMOTT, H. P.
WORLD WAR I

London. 2012. DK / Dorling Kindersley Limited. 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.
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$15

20983
WILLOUGHBY, Commander Malcolm F.
RUM WAR AT SEA

Washington. 1964. U.S. Coast Guard. 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.
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$15

43316
WILSON, George C.
SUPERCARRIER - An inside account of life aboard the world's most powerful ship, the USS John F. Kennedy

New York. c. 1988. Macmillan. 3rd impression of the 1986 original. (10), 273 PP, plus 16 pages with 45 b/w photos. Hard cover, cloth spine, dj. Faint foxing. Near fine. 24.2 x 16. 0026301202
On board between November 1983 and April 1984, deployment off Lebanon.
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$15

52556
WINTON, John
ULTRA AT SEA

London. 1988. Leo Cooper. 1st Ed. (8), 212 PP, plus 8 pages with 14 b/w photos. Hard cover, gilt title on spine; dj. Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 24 x 16. 0850528836
How breaking the Nazi Code affected Allied Naval Strategy during World War II.
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$30

64219
WIPER, Steve
USS LEXINGTON CV-2

Tucson, Az. 2009. Classic Warships Publishing. 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
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$35

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

San Francisco. c. 1970. Public Affairs Office, CIC U.S. Pacific Fleet. 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".
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$15

44031
WOODHOUSE, Henry
WOODHOUSE'S TEXTBOOK OF NAVAL AERONAUTICS

Annapolis. 1991. Naval Institute Press. 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
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$15

41506
WOUK, Herman
THE CAINE MUTINY

London. 1952. Jonathan Cape. 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, dj (price-clipped). Faint foxing on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 19.5 x 13.
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$10

65741
WWII
THE WAR IN PICTURES - First Year

Melbourne. c. 1946. The Sun News-Pictorial. 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.
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$15

65738
WWII
THE WAR IN PICTURES - Fourth Year

Melbourne. c. 1946. The Sun News-Pictorial. 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.
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$15

67991
WWII
THE WAR IN PICTURES (in 6 Volumes)

Melbourne. c. 1946. The Sun News-Pictorial. Australian edition of the UK original published by Odhams Press, Ltd. First Year: 320 PP. Second Year: 320 PP. Third Year: 256 PP. Fourth Year: 256 PP. Fift Year: 256 PP. Sixth Year: 256 PP. A total of 1664 PP with b/w illustrations (maps and photos). Each volume with endpapers (2 of them in colour). Cloth cover, decoration in blind on front cover, gilt title on spine. Very good. Name of previous owner at top of each title page. A near fine set. 25.5 x 18.5.
1st: How the War began. 2nd: Britain at Bay. 3rd: The Russian Glory. 4th: The turning of the tide. 5th: The Year of Liberation. 6th: Year of Victory: September 1944 to 2 September 1945.
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$100

65740
WWII
THE WAR IN PICTURES - Second Year

Melbourne. c. 1946. The Sun News-Pictorial. 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.
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$15

65736
WWII
THE WAR IN PICTURES - Sixth Year

Melbourne. c. 1946. The Sun News-Pictorial. Australian edition of the Great Britain original published by Odhams Press, Ltd. 255 PP with b/w illustrations (maps and photos). Eps: Crowd gathered in front of Buckingham Palace on 8th of May 1945, VE-Day. Cloth cover, decoration in blind on front cover, gilt title on spine. Very good. 25.5 x 18.5.
Year of Victory: September 1944 to 2 September 1945.
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$15

65739
WWII
THE WAR IN PICTURES - Third Year

Melbourne. c. 1946. The Sun News-Pictorial. 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.
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$15

42002
YOUNG, Brigadier Peter
D-DAY

London. 1988. Bison Books. 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
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$5