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FIGHTING SHIPS. 1911, FOURTEENTH YEAR OF ISSUE.
1 FIGHTING SHIPS. 1911, FOURTEENTH YEAR OF ISSUE.
London. Sampson Low, Marston, & Co. 1911 First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. 8vo - Oblong 
...xviii, 548pp...Rebacked with original olive green cloth boards, gilt lettering on front cover...Heavily illustrated with B/W photographs...FOUNDED AND EDITED BY FRED T. JANE...With a special chapter on the progress of marine engineering by Charles De Grave Sells...First 42 pages have advertisements...Tab indexed...Clean interior...Minimal shelf wear...Additional shipping and handling charges will apply for weight of volume... 004513 
Price: 235.00 USD
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JANE'S FIGHTING SHIPS, 1939, ISSUED NOVEMBER, 1939.
2 JANE'S FIGHTING SHIPS, 1939, ISSUED NOVEMBER, 1939.
London Sampson Low, Marston, & Co. 1939 First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good 8vo - Oblong 
...55 b/w advertisements, xx, 543pp...Dark brown cloth boards, stamped, rebacked with original spine laid down on top which has gilt lettering...Beginning of volume loaded with 55 full page, B/W illustrated advertisements...Heavily illustrated with B/W photographs, diagrams, etc...Clean interior...Founded in 1897 by Fred T. Jane...43rd year of issue...Edited by Francis E, McMurtrie...Includes general index of named ships...Minimal shelf wear to boards...Slight paper wrinkling first two pages...Additional shipping and handling charges may apply for weight of volume... 004527 
Price: 135.00 USD
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JANE'S FIGHTING SHIPS, 1949 - 1950.
3 JANE'S FIGHTING SHIPS, 1949 - 1950.
London. Sampson Low, Marston & Co. 1949 Hard Cover. Very Good 8vo - Oblong 
...50 b/w advertisements, xxi, A1-12, 416pp...Blue cloth boards, gilt lettering on front cover and spine...Heavily illustrated with B/W photographs, 53 pages of advertisements...Clean interior...Boards well preserved...Additional shipping and handling charges will apply for weight of volume... 004512 
Price: 85.00 USD
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4 SOCIETY OF NAVAL ARCHITECTS AND MARINE ENGINEERS, TRANSACTIONS, VOLUME 40, 1932.
New York City. The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers 1933 First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
...445pp... Dark brown cloth boards, stamped, with gilt lettering on front cover and spine... Illustrated with B/W photographs, charts, etc... Additional shipping charges will apply for weight of volume... 005130 
Price: 22.00 USD
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Life in a Man-of-War or Scenes in "Old Ironsides" During Her Cruise in the Pacific, A Fore-Top-Man
5 A Fore-Top-Man Life in a Man-of-War or Scenes in "Old Ironsides" During Her Cruise in the Pacific
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1927 Hard Cover Very Good 4to 
...xxiv, 288pp. plus a chart...LIMITED EDITION NO. 606/785...PREFACE WRITTEN BY AND SIGNED BY ELLIOT SNOW, REAR ADMIRAL,C.C.,U.S.N...ILLUSTRATED...FRONTIS PORTRAIT OF COMMODORE ALEXANDER CLAXTON...GILT STAMPING OF SHIP ON COVER... Title faded on spine. Pages untrimmed. 001089 
Price: 50.00 USD
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6 Abbot, Willis J. Naval History of the United States.
New York Dodd, Mead, and Company Hard Cover Good 8vo 
...867PP... ( c. 1903)...150 ILLUSTRATIONS...INCLUDES U.S.NAVY IN THE SPANISH AMERICAN WAR...Hinges cracked. Covers worn. 002385 
Price: 25.00 USD
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7 Adams, John Quincy. MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, TRANSMITTING A REPORT FROM THE SECRETARY OF STATE, RELATING TO THE IMPRESSMENT OF SEAMEN FROM ON BOARD AMERICAN VESSELS, SINCE 18TH FEBRUARY 1815.
Washington Printed By Gales & Seaton. 1827 Disbound Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
... [12pp]... 19th COngress, 2d sessions, Ho. of Reps. Executive... Doc. No. 50... "IMPRESSMENT OF SEAMEN FROM AMERICAN VESSELS."... January 15, 1827... Light foxing 007357 
Price: 45.00 USD
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8 Adams, John Quincy. MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, TRANSMITTING THE INFORMATION REQUIRED BY A RESOLUTION OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, OF 12TH OF JANUARY LAST. IN RELATION TO THE EXPENSES INCURRED BY EACH COURT MARTIAL AND COURT OF INQUIRY, ....
Washington Printed By Gales & Seaton. 1826 Disbound Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
"HELD BY ORDER OF THE NAVY DEPARTMENT, SINCE 1ST JAN. 1824."... [5pp]... 8 FOLDING TABLES... "Expenses of Naval Courts Martial."... 19th Congress, 1st session, Of Ho. Reps. State Dept. Doc. no. 91... February 14, 1826... Some toning... 007354 
Price: 40.00 USD
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The American Steel Navy: A Photographic History of the U.S. Navy from the Introduction of the Steel Hull in 1883 to the Cruise of the Great White Fleet, 1907-1909, Alden, John Doughty U. S. Navy Ret.
9 Alden, John Doughty U. S. Navy Ret. The American Steel Navy: A Photographic History of the U.S. Navy from the Introduction of the Steel Hull in 1883 to the Cruise of the Great White Fleet, 1907-1909
Annapolis Naval Institute Press 1972 0870216813 / 9780870216817 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 4to 
...[xii, 396 pgs.]...FIRST EDITION...A DESCRIPTION OF THE EVOLUTION OF THE U.S. NAVAL SHIP INCLUDING THE MEN WHO PRODUCED AND OPERATED THEM...Illustrated with large b/w photos...Pictorial dust jacket...Large heavy volume, shipping charges to be determined... 004123 
Price: 79.50 USD
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10 Ansel, Walter Hitler and the Middle Sea
Durham, N.C. Duke University Press 1972 0822302241 / 9780822302247 Hard Cover Good + Good + 8vo 
...x, 514pp...ILLUSTRATED DUST JACKET...NUMEROUS MAPS...B/W PHOTOS...EX-LIB WITH ONLY A STAMP ON TOP TEXT BLOCK...MYLAR COVERING TAPED ON. TEXT CLEAN. 001259 
Price: 15.00 USD
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11 B. B. COAST SURVEY. REPLY TO THE OFFICIAL DEFENCE OF ITS COST, ABUSES AN POWER.
New York. Unknown 1858 Soft Cover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
... [36pp]... Addressed to the Editor of the N. Y. Times... Vertical crease from folding... Small chips missing from edges of rear wrapper... 007396 
Price: 50.00 USD
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12 Bailey, Chris Howard.- Royal Naval Museum Book of The Battle of the Atlantic. The Corvettes and Their Crews: An Oral History.-
Annapolis Naval Institute Press. 1994 Hard Cover As New As New 4to 
...First Edition.... 156pp....COLORFULLY ILLUSTRATED DUST JACKET.FRONT & BACK ENDPAPERS ILLUSTRATED WITH DRAWINGS of the Convoy routes of the "Flower" cla ss corvettes in the North Atlantic. NUMEROUS B/W PHOTOS THROUGHOUT THE TEXT. 000891 
Price: 18.00 USD
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13 Barron, Capt. James; et al. ASSIMILATED RANK IN THE NAVY, ITS INJURIOUS OPERATION UPON THE DISCIPLINE, HARMONY, AND GENERAL GOOD OF THE NAVAL SERVICE.
Philadelphia Unknown 1850 Soft Cover Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
... [11pp]... Owner's signature of W. May on front cover; W. May is also listed among the Naval Officers printed within the pamphlet who endorsed the publishing of it and addressed it to the Secretary of the Navy concerning the "late regulations of the Hon. Messrs. Bancroft and Mason" on assimilated rank for medical officers... Soiled... Lower spine end slightly ragged... 007404 
Price: 35.00 USD
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14 Bartlett, Ichabod. ADDITIONAL NAVAL FORCE. MARCH 17, 1826. MR. BARTLETT, FROM THE COMMITTEE ON NAVAL AFFAIRS, TO WHICH THE SUBJECT HAD BEEN REFERRED, MADE THE FOLLOWING REPORT: THE COMMITTEE ON NAVAL AFFAIRS,...
Washington Printed By Gales & Seaton. 1826 Disbound Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
"TO WHOM WAS REFERRED A COMMUNICATION FROM THE SECRETARY OF THE DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY, OF THE 3d INSTANT, IN ANSWER TO RESOLUTION OF THE HOUSE, OF THE 23d DAY OF FEBRUARY LAST, INQUIRING 'IF THERE ARE A SUFFICIENT NUMBER OF VESSELS NOW IN COMMISSION, FOR ACTUAL SERVICE, TO ENABLE HIM TO EXTEND ADEQUATE PROTECTION TO OUR COMMERCE, TO THE EMPIRE OF BRAZILS AND TO THE REPUBLIC OF BUENOS AYRES, AND IN THE EVEN OF THE WHOLE NAVAL FORCE IN COMMISSION BEING ENGAGED ON OTHER STATIONS, WHAT ADDITIONAL APPROPRIATION WILL BE REQUIRED FOR THAT OBJECT,' RESPECTFULLY REPORT:"... [11pp]... 19th Congress, 1st session, Ho. of Reps., Rep. No. 120... Some toning... 007355 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Suite Du Cours De Mathematiques, A L'Usage Des Gardes Du Pavillon Et De La Marine, Contenant Le Traite De Navigation., Bezout, M. (Etienne).
15 Bezout, M. (Etienne). Suite Du Cours De Mathematiques, A L'Usage Des Gardes Du Pavillon Et De La Marine, Contenant Le Traite De Navigation.
Paris Chez J.B.G. Musier 1775 Leather. Very Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
...XVI, 319pp. plus plates and tables...FRENCH BOOK ON MARINE NAVIGATION AT THE TIME OF THE REVOLUTIONARY WAR......WITH 10 PERFECT FOLD OUT PLATES. INCLUDES 2 MAPS (1 OF THE WESTERN HEMISPHERE WITH THE ATLANTIC OCEAN, EUROPE, AFRICA AND THE MIDDLE EAST AND THE ANOTHER MAP OF THE NORTHWEST TIP OF AFRICA, THE AZORES, THE CANARY ISLANDS AND THE WESTERN EDGE OF EUROPE). PLATES INCLUDE VARIOUS SPHERICAL AND GEOMETRIC FORMATIONS USED FOR THE MEANS OF CALCULATION, DIAGRAMS OF NAVIGATIONAL INSTRUMENTS AND 2 LARGE SPHERICAL PLATES WHICH ARE DETAILED ARTISTIC CELESTIAL MAPS OF THE NORTHERN AND SOUTHERN HEMISPHERES...88 PAGES OF TABLES A L'USAGE DE LA NAVIGATION...MARBLED END PAPERS AND TEXT BLOCK...AUTHOR WAS A FRENCH MATHEMATICIAN FROM THE SCHOOL OF MEZIERES...ORIGINAL LEATHER BINDING WITH SIX GILT DECORATED COMPARTMENTS...Small wormholes not affecting text or plates...Leather cover has some wear. 002106 
Price: 485.00 USD
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16 Breyer, Siegfried & Koop, Gerhard.- U-BOAT: THE GERMAN NAVY AT WAR 1935 - 1945, VOLUME 2.
Pennsylvania. Schiffer Publishing 1989 First Edition Hard Cover As New As New 8vo 
...188pp....Blue Cloth Cover... DUSTJACKET ILLUSTRATED WITH COLOR PAINTING OF U-BOAT (Front Cover), and B/W PHOTOS & DWG (Back Cover)...TEXT contains RARE PHOTOGRAPHS of the BISMARK, GNEISENAU, ADMIRAL SCHEER, SCHARNHOST, TIRPITZ AND THE ADMIRAL GRAFSPEE, as well as many others. 000884 
Price: 30.00 USD
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17 Calhoun, John C. LETTER FROM THE SECRETARY OF THE NAVY, TRANSMITTING, PURSUANT TO A RESOLUTION OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, OF 8TH APRIL, 1818, SUNDRY STATEMENTS, IN RELATION TO THE NAVY PENSION FUND. NOVEMBER 23, 1818.
Washington City. Printed By E. De Krafft. 1818 Disbound Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
... [84pp]... Lacking folding tables... Some light toning... Doc. no. 6... November 23, 1818... 007322 
Price: 50.00 USD
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18 Callender, Geoffrey. BIBLIOGRAPHY OF NAVAL HISTORY, PARTS I & II.
London. The Historical Association. 1924 First Edition. Disbound Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
...Part I: 32pp... April, 1924... Leaflet No. 58... Part II: 34pp... February, 1925... Leaflet No. 61... Minimal wear to leaves, clean... Last leaf on Part I has small chip missing, text unaffected... Missing back wrap... 005553 
Price: 25.00 USD
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19 Campbell, John NAVAL WEAPONS OF WORLD WAR TWO.
Annapolis Naval Institute Press 1985 0870214594 / 9780870214592 First American Edition. Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Folio 
...[6],403 pgs.]...FIRST AMERICAN EDITION...IMPORTANT NAVAL REFERENCE COVERING ALL NAVAL WEAPONRY OF THE SECOND WORLD WAR...MORE THAN 500 B/W ILLUSTRATIONS AND 350 TABLES OF DATA INCLUDING DETAILED PLANS AND DRAWINGS...GUNS AND MOUNTINGS, TORPEDOES, MINES, ANTI-SUBMARINE WEAPONS, AIR-LAUNCHED ANTI-SHIPPING WEAPONS, ROCKETS AND EARLY MISSILES, ETC...Pictorial dust jacket... Large heavy volume, shipping charges to be determined... 004108 
Price: 325.00 USD
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20 Chase, Salmon P. LETTER FROM THE SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY, IN REPLY TO A RESOLUTION OF THE HOUSE OF JANUARY 17, 1862, IN RELATION TO EXPENDITURES ON ACCOUNT OF THE COAST SURVEY FOR THE YEAR ENDING JUNE 30, 1861.
Washington Government Printing Office 1862 Soft Cover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
... [79pp]... "EXPENDITURES ON ACCOUNT OF THE COAST SURVEY."... 37th Congress, 2d session... Ex. Doc. No. 68... March 6, 1862- Referred to the Committee on Naval Affairs, and ordered to be printed... March 11, 1862- Resolved, That five hundred extra copies of the report of the Secretary of the Treasury, in answer to the resolution of the House, calling for information regarding the expenses of the Coast Srvey, be printed for the use of the House... Uncut... No wrappers... 007394 
Price: 40.00 USD
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