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Naval & Maritime History: An Annotated Bibliography

By: Albion, Robert G.

Price: $15.00

Seller ID: 40491


Mystic CT: Munson Institute of American Maritime History / The Marine Historical Association [1951] 1963, 3rd revised and expanded edition. An annotated compendium for the maritime historian of 779 books in English, including theses and dissertations, under 72 topic headings. SOFT cover, 8vo, index by author and topic, 230pp, light shelf-wear, owner's name-stamp on front endpaper, contents tight with no marks, Good+. View more info

Naval & Maritime History: An Annotated Bibliography

By: Albion, Robert G.

Price: $10.00

Seller ID: 43002


Mystic CT: Munson Institute of American Maritime History / The Marine Historical Association [1951] 1963, 3rd revised and expanded edition. An annotated compendium for the maritime historian of 779 books in English, including theses and dissertations, under 72 topic headings. SOFT cover, 8vo, index by author and topic, 230pp, shelf-wear, spine tape-reinforced, front endpaper, tight, Fair. View more info

East Cruise of the U.S. Frigate Constitution, The

By: Albright, Charles L.

Price: $30.00

Seller ID: 33814


Richmond VA: Dietz Printing Company 1934. A philatelic narrative of the exhibition cruise of the famous old fighter in the war with the Barbary States and the victory over the Guerriere. No dust jacket, 8vo in navy cloth, 26 line drawings of cachets, 2 plates, 85pp, very light shelfwear, contents clean and tight, a near Fine copy of a scarce Constitution item. View more info

Flush Decks and Four Pipes

By: Alden, John D.

Price: $95.00

Seller ID: 38042


Annapolis: Naval Institute Press [1965] 1999, 2nd revised printing. Alden tells the story of these famed WWI destroyers, the evolution of the design, their role in history, as well as a statistical summary of all 273 vessels. Dust jacket, square 8vo in turquoise cloth, illustrated throughout with lines and b&w photographs, bibliography, 107pp, clean and tight with no marks, Fine/Fine. View more info

Landings in North Africa, The: November 1942

By: Allard, Dean C.

Price: $10.00

Seller ID: 42684


Washington: USN, Naval Historical Center 1993. A compact and detailed chronology of the events. SOFT cover, 8vo, 37 b&w illustrations, 113pp, near Fine. View more info

Papers of Francis Gregory Dallas, The

By: Allen, Gardner W.

Price: $125.00

Seller ID: 33482


New York: Naval History society, Publications, Volume VIII, 1917. Edition LIMITED to 700 copies for members only, of which this is number 239. Allen presents the correspondence and journal, 1857-1859, of a naval officer who appears to have spent much of his time trying to get reinstated after a duel. Slipcase soiled and tattered but intact with some tape repair, 8vo halfbound and corner-tipped in vellum and blue paper, gilt seal of the NHS on the front board, appendic... View more info

Final Report of the Navy Manpower Survey Board, Volume I

By: Andrews, Adolphus

Price: $20.00

Seller ID: 27643


Washington: NMSB, Volume 1 (Text and Recommendations), 1944. Final report of the NMSB to the Secretary of the Navy, submitted to Secretary Knox by Vice Admiral Adolphus Andrews, USN(Ret) et alia, on the allocation of manpower at shore establishments, recommendations for better deployments, and a recommendation (immediately disapproved by Knox) to establish a permanent Navy Manpower Board. SOFT cover, 4to stapled, 25pp, plus 28pp of appendices, no marks, Very Good. View more info

Operation of Small Boats and Harbor Craft

By: ARMY

Price: $12.00

Seller ID: 39486


Washington: GPO, Department of the Army, Technical Manual TM55-370, 1950. A manual to familiarize the beginner with theories of boat handling, emergency measures, and terms as a background to practical experience in operating small vessels. SOFT cover, saddle-stitched, photos and diagrams throughout, 123pp, age-darkening but clean with no marks, near Fine. View more info

Graveyards of the Pacific

By: Ballard, Robert D.

Price: $35.00

Seller ID: 36411


Washington: National Geographic 2001. Ballard, with Michael Hamilton Morgan, revisits the scenes of the great naval war in the Pacific during WWII, from Pearl Harbor to Bikini Atoll. Dust jacket, small folio in metallic blue cloth, over 150 photos, illustrations, and maps, index, 255pp, as new, Fine. View more info

Wreck of the Memphis, The

By: Beach, Edward L.

Price: $20.00

Seller ID: 31318


New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston 1966, 1st printing. One of largest battle cruisers in the US Navy is overtaken by a great storm and a grotesque tragedy, that dooms the ship and her captain's career. No dust jacket, 8vo in green cloth with lower corners somewhat bumped, map endpapers, crew roster, index, 312pp, clean and tight with no marks, Good+. View more info

Wreck of the Memphis, The

By: Beach, Edward L.

Price: $25.00

Seller ID: 34338


New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston 1966, 1st printing. One of largest battle cruisers in the US Navy is overtaken by a great storm and a grotesque tragedy, that dooms the ship and her captain's career. Dust jacket chipped with 1-inch portion from front cover, 8vo in green cloth, map endpapers, crew roster, index, 312pp, clean and tight with no marks, Very Good. View more info

United States Navy, The: 200 years

By: Beach, Edward L.

Price: $20.00

Seller ID: 42100


Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company 1987, 1st printing thus. A solidly researched, lively, and readable account of the ups and downs of the of this often stormy branch of the services, with special attention to the impact of technological innovation from pre-Revolutionary times to the present day. Dust jacket, 8vo half-bound in navy cloth and blue paper, 39 b&w illustrations, bibliography, index, 564pp, contents clean and tight, near Fine/Very Good. View more info

Wreck of the Memphis, The

By: Beach, Edward L.

Price: $15.00

Seller ID: 44204


New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston 1966, 1st printing. One of largest battle cruisers in the US Navy is overtaken by a great storm and a grotesque tragedy, that dooms the ship and her captain's career. Dust jacket chipped with small tear in front cover, 8vo in green cloth, map endpapers, crew roster, index, 312pp, owner's bookplate o/w no marks, clean and tight, Very Good/Good. View more info

Report of the Trial of Commodore David Porter

By: Beale, Robert

Price: $150.00

Seller ID: 44358


Washington DC: 1825, 1st edition, 1st printing. A full and detailed account of the court martial of Commodore Porter for exceeding his authority in attacking a town in Puerto Rico in retaliation for the capture of one of his officers. 8vo three-quarter bound in marbled boards, front board detached and spine missing, corners worn, binding intact, pages age-darkening though entirely legible, little foxing, discarded No. 3579 from MD Historic Society, eminently suitable f... View more info

Gangway for Navy

By: Bealle, Morris A.

Price: $15.00

Seller ID: 33413


Washington DC: Columbia Publishing Company 1951. The story of football at the US Naval Academy, 1879 to 1950. No dust jacket, 8vo in blue cloth, scores, illustrations, b&w plates, player index, 284pp, corners bumped, clean and tight, Good. View more info

Song and Service Book for Ship and Field

By: Bennett, Ivan L.

Price: $20.00

Seller ID: 42327


Washington: GPO, US Navy 1942. US Army and Navy chaplains present a service book containing selected hymns, with musical scores. No dust jacket, 12mo in maroon faux leather, 194pp, clean and tight with no marks, Very Good+/-. View more info

Background of Our War, The

By: Beukema, Herman

Price: $15.00

Seller ID: 33576


New York: Farrar and Rinehart, Inc. 1942. Colonel Beukama and eight other writers present the US Government's account of the events leading to America's involvement in WWII, from lectures prepared by the orientation course, War Department, Bureau of Public Relations. No dust jacket, 8vo in orange cloth, map endpapers, 279pp, light shelfwear, clean and tight, Good+. View more info

Ship to Remember, A

By: Blow, Michael

Price: $30.00

Seller ID: 21303


New York: William Morrow and Company 1992, stated 1st. The story of the battleship Maine and the Spanish American war. Dust jacket, 8vo halfbound in navy cloth and red paper, map endpapers, 16pp of b&w plates, notes, bibliography, index, 496pp, contents as new, near Fine. View more info

Macarthur at War

By: Borneman, Walter R.

Price: $12.00

Seller ID: 45389


New York: Little, Brown 2016, 1st edition, 1st printing. A portrait of the great general with his incredible combination of gifts and flaws. Dust jacket, 8vo in pale purple cloth, 16pp of b&w photos, end-notes, bibliography, index, 594pp, no marks, as new, Fine/Fine. View more info

China Mirage, The

By: Bradley, James

Price: $6.00

Seller ID: 45300


Boston: Little, Brown & Company - Back Bay Books [2015] 2016, 1st printing thus. Bradley presents the hidden history of American disaster in Asia, how our misunderstanding on the Chinese people led to the deaths of millions. SOFT cover, 8vo perfect-bound, b&w photos, end-notes, index, 417pp, no marks, Very Good. View more info