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Sea Lanes in Wartime

By: Albion, Robert G.

Price: $12.00

Seller ID: 44564


New York; W. W. Norton & Company, Inc. 1942, 1st edition. Albio and co-author Jennie Barnes Pope present two stories about the importance of wartime shipping for the US: the old wars from 1775 to 1865, and the new ones in the 20th century. No dust jacket, 8vo in blue cloth, bibliography, index, 367pp, clean and tight, Very Good. 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

Battle of the Oceans

By: Armstrong, Warren

Price: $20.00

Seller ID: 38751


New York: Liveright Publishing Corporation 1944, 1st edition. Armstrong tells the story of the British merchant marine from the men's point of view. Dust jacket with spine sunned, 8vo in blue cloth, frontis and 5 b&w plates, 336pp, lower corners bumped, contents clean and tight with no marks, Good+/Good+. View more info

Battle of the Oceans

By: Armstrong, Warren

Price: $25.00

Seller ID: 40029


New York: Liveright Publishing Corporation 1944, 1st edition. Armstrong tells the story of the British merchant marine from the men's point of view. Dust jacket with a few small chips, 8vo in blue cloth, frontis and 5 b&w plates, 336pp, clean and tight with no marks, near Fine/Good. View more info

Submarines of WWII

By: Bagnasco, Erminio

Price: $25.00

Seller ID: 36256


London: Cassell and Company [1973] 2000, 1st printing thus. For the first time in one fully-illustrated volume, accurate and comprehensive details of the 2500 submarines of all nations. SOFT cover, square 4to in blue cloth, profile drawings, specifications, b&w photos, index, 256pp, clean and tight 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

Collision with History: PT 109

By: Ballard, Robert D.

Price: $20.00

Seller ID: 40387


Washington: National Geographic Society 2002. Ballard, with Maichal H. Morgan, tells of the search for John F. Kennedy's patrol-torpedo boat PT-109. Dust jacket, 4to in grey cloth, 80 b&w and color illustrations, index, 191pp, as new, Fine/Fine. View more info

Cmdr. Prince, USN

By: Bassett, James

Price: $35.00

Seller ID: 35705


New York: Simon and Schuster, 1st printing. As 1941 draws to a close, a young naval officer gets his first experience at command, of a decrepit destroyer division. Dust jacket lightly rubbed, 8vo in navy cloth, map endpapers, 415pp, clean and tight with no marks, Very Good+. View more info

Sea Power: A Modern Illustrated Military History

By: Batchelor, John

Price: $15.00

Seller ID: 43003


New York: Exeter Books / Phoebus 1979, 1st US edition. Batchelor and co-authors Antony Preston and Louis Casey present a learned analysis of the three most important weapons of naval power in the 20th century--the battleship, the submarine, and ship-borne aircraft--with comments on their combat effectiveness, with splendid illustrations by John Batchelor. Dust jacket with one small tear, small folio in black cloth, illustrated throughout with photos and drawings in b&w... View more info

Defeat at Sea

By: Bekker, C. D.

Price: $5.00

Seller ID: 39536


New York: Ballantine Books [1953] 1957, 3rd printing thus. Bekker tells o f the struggle and the eventual destruction of the German navy in WWII. SOFT cover, small 12mo, 184pp, pages age-darkened, Good. View more info

In Peril on the Sea

By: Bell, Robert W.

Price: $10.00

Seller ID: 45036


Garden City NY: Doubleday & Co. 1984, stated 1st edition. Bell and co-author D. Bruce Lockerbee describe Bell's personal remembrance of his ordeal in 1942 when a U-boat torpedoes his freighter--leading to a 20-day ordeal on a raft at sea. Dust jacket somewhat rubbed, 8vo in blue cloth, 12 b&w photos, 284pp plus adverts, no marks, clean and tight, Very Good/Good. View more info

Naval Battles of World War II

By: Bennett, Geoffrey

Price: $15.00

Seller ID: 39192


New York: David McKay Company, Inc. 1975, 1st US edition. Bennett analyzes the major sea battles in the Atlantic, the Mediterranean, and the Pacific. Dust jacket, 8vo in black cloth, 16pp of b&w plates, maps and diagrams, index, 253pp, clean and tight with no marks, Very Good/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

Odyssey: Last Great Escape From Nazi Dominated Europe

By: Bierman

Price: $20.00

Seller ID: 12597


New York: Simon & Schuster 1984, 1st. Dust jacket torn, top of spine slightly torn, mark on bottom edges, o/w boards and contents as new, Fair+. View more info

Odyssey: Last Great Escape From Nazi Dominated Europe

By: Bierman

Price: $20.00

Seller ID: 20462


New York: Simon & Schuster 1984, 1st. Dust jacket torn, top of spine slightly torn, mark on bottom edges, o/w boards and contents as new, Fair+. View more info

Silent Victory (Volume 2)

By: Blair, Clay

Price: $25.00

Seller ID: 38458


Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Company 1975, Volume 2 of two-volume Book Club Edition. A definitive history of the submarine war against Japan, the only full-scale submarine war the U.S. has ever fought, drawn from thousands of pages of documents and personal letters, interviews with officers and staff, as well as the development of the submarine and the torpedo. Dust jacket (black), 8vo in maroon faux leather, index with 2000 entries, 12 appendices, 37 specially drawn... View more info

Silent Victory (BCE, Volumes 1 and 2)

By: Blair, Clay

Price: $45.00

Seller ID: 41910


Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Company 1975, two-volume Book Club edition. A definitive history of the submarine war against Japan, the only full-scale submarine war the U.S. has ever fought, drawn from thousands of pages of documents and personal letters, interviews with officers and staff, as well as the development of the submarine and the torpedo. No dust jackets, 8vos in blue faux leather, contents clean and tight, xviii+1-524pp and xii+529-1055pp, index with 2000... View more info

Silent Victory (Volume 1)

By: Blair, Clay

Price: $25.00

Seller ID: 42060


Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Company 1975, Volume 1 of two-volume Book Club Edition. A definitive history of the submarine war against Japan, the only full-scale submarine war the U.S. has ever fought, drawn from thousands of pages of documents and personal letters, interviews with officers and staff, as well as the development of the submarine and the torpedo. Dust jackets (white), 8vo in blue faux leather, xviii+524pp (1-524), clean and tight with no marks, near Fi... 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

Time-Life Seafarers Series: The U-Boats

By: Botting, Douglas

Price: $20.00

Seller ID: 23882


Alexandria VA: Time-Life Books 1980, 2nd printing. A complete history of the submarine as a weapon in both world wars. No dust jacket issued, color plate tipped in on front board, map endpapers, clean and tight, near Fine. View more info