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History of the British Convict Ship 'Success', The

By: ?anon

Price: $20.00

Seller ID: 40010


Australia: Published on board, no date. The history of the ancient Australian convict ship and its most notorious prisoners, compiled from government records. SOFT cover, 8vo, 8 b&w plates, 150pp, covers rubbed and chipped, contents clean and tight with no marks, Good/Poor. View more info

History of the British Convict Ship 'Success', The

By: ?anon

Price: $15.00

Seller ID: 40011


Australia: Published on board, no date. The history of the ancient Australian convict ship and its most notorious prisoners, compiled from government records. No cover, 8vo, 8 b&w plates, 150pp, old replacement cover heavily chipped, corners worn, contents clean and tight, some moisture damage to rear matter, decent reading copy. View more info

Empire on the Seven Seas

By: Adams, James T.

Price: $25.00

Seller ID: 40216


New York: Charles Scribner's Sons 1940, 1st US edition. Adams presents a readable and concise history of the British Empire from 1784 to 1939, from the viewpoint of a sympathetic American. No dust jacket, 4to in red cloth, map endpapers, chronology, index, 391pp, no marks, spine sunned darkened, clean and tight with no marks, Very Good. View more info

Empire on the Seven Seas

By: Adams, James T.

Price: $15.00

Seller ID: 43050


New York: Charles Scribner's Sons 1940, 1st US edition. Adams presents a readable and concise history of the British Empire from 1784 to 1939, from the viewpoint of a sympathetic American. Dust jacket, 4to in red cloth, map endpapers, chronology, index, 391pp, no marks, previous owner's inscription on half-title, clean and tight with no marks, Very Good. View more info

H.M.S. Virago in the Pacific 1851-1855

By: Akrigg, G. P. V.

Price: $15.00

Seller ID: 44128


Victoria BC: Sono Nis Press 1992. Akrigg and his wife Helen presents a fascinating account of a mid-19th century exploring expedition, drawn from the journals of five officers and crew. Dust jacket with light wear, 8vo in burgundy cloth, 15 b&w illustrations, 7 charts, index, 209pp, clean and tight with no marks, Very Good/Very Good. View more info

Bounty, The

By: Alexander, Caroline

Price: $20.00

Seller ID: 41557


New York: Viking/Penguin Group 2003, 1st printing. Alexander goes beyond the official records to unravel the true story of what happened and why, using the mutineers' own accounts and many other sources. Dust jacket, 8vo half-bound in black cloth and blue paper, 8pp of color plates, 32pp of b&w plates, extensive notes on sources, bibliography, index, 491pp, as new, Fine/Fine. View more info

Proud Fortress: The Fighting Story of Gibraltar

By: Andrews, Allen

Price: $20.00

Seller ID: 33898


New York: E. P. Dutton and Company 1959, 1st edition. The story of the Rock from ancient times to the present, and its role in world affairs. No dust jacket, 8vo in red cloth, map endpapers, 12pp of b&w photos, index, 220pp, clean and tight with no marks, near Fine. View more info

Drake's Voyages

By: Andrews, Kenneth R.

Price: $15.00

Seller ID: 37400


New York: Charles Scribner's Sons 1967. Andrews presents a re-assessment of Drake and his voyages, and their place in Elizabethan maritime expansion. Dust jacket with several small nicks, 8vo half-bound horizontally in yellow and black cloth with a ship design silver-stamped on front board, 7 maps, index, 190pp, one smudge on fore edges, contents clean and tight with no marks, Very Good+. View more info

Defeat of James Stuart's Armada in 1692, The

By: Aubrey, Philip

Price: $10.00

Seller ID: 44889


Leicester UK: Leicester University Press 1979. Aubrey tells the almost unknown story of the battle of Barfleur and the Hogue which saved England from a Franco-Irish invasion. Dust jacket, map endpapers, 8vo in blue cloth, 7 maps, 9 plates, appendices with lists of vessels and their weapons, sources, index, index of ships, 194pp, owner's bookplate on front endpaper o/w as new, near Fine/Fine. View more info

Mutiny of the Bounty, The

By: Barrow

Price: $25.00

Seller ID: 21759


Boston: David R. Godine 1980, 1st US. The account by Sir John Barrow, the Permanent Secretary to the Admiralty, edited by Gavin Kennedy, with 9 color plates and numerous b&w illustrations. Dust jacket slightly snagged, no marks, clean and tight, Good to Very Good View more info

Navy Eternal, The

By: Bartimeus

Price: $10.00

Seller ID: 41603


London: Hodder and Stoughton, undated. The second of the 'Bartimeus' novels of the Royal Navy in World War I traces the careers of a group of cadets into various branches of naval service. No dust jacket, 12mo in beige cloth with design on front board, pen-and-ink drawings by Douglas Swale, 332pp, corners bumped, clean and tight with no marks, Good/-. View more info

Victorian Myths of the Sea

By: Behrman, Cynthia Fansler

Price: $20.00

Seller ID: 40252


Athens OH: Ohio University Press 1977. Behrman draws upon sources of popular culture to reveal English attitudes about the sea and how these attitudes held together a unique Victorian perspective on the identity of the English people. Dust jacket, 8vo in turquoise cloth, bibliography, endnotes, 188pp, owner's name-stamp on front endpapers o/w no marks, clean and tight, near Fine/Very Good. View more info

Churchill and Sea Power

By: Bell, Christopher M.

Price: $15.00

Seller ID: 45397


Oxford UK: Oxford University Press 2013, 1st edition, 1st printing. Bell presents a thorough review of Churchill's abilities and performance as a naval strategist through two world wars and their aftermath. Dust jacket, 8vo in black cloth, 16pp of b&w photos, end-notes, bibliography, index, 429pp, no marks, as new, Fine/Fine. View more info

Voyage to the South Seas, A

By: Bligh, William

Price: $150.00

Seller ID: 33184


Honolulu: Rare Books Ltd. undated c1965, facsimile reprint of 1792 original. Full title: A voyage to the South Sea, undertaken by command of His Majesty, for the purpose of conveying the bread-fruit tree to the West Indies, in his Majesty's ship the Bounty, commanded by Lieutenant William Bligh, including an account of the mutiny aboard said ship, and the subsequent voyage of part of the crew, in the ship's boat, for Tofoa one of the Friendly Islands, to Timor, a Dutch ... View more info

Britain's Naval Future

By: Cable

Price: $20.00

Seller ID: 27874


Annapolis: Naval Institute Press 1983. A leading British naval analyst evaluates Britain's strategic and political requirements in the superpower world, and concludes that a British navy is needed, if not for the reasons usually advanced. Dust jacket, 8vo in black cloth, notes, references, index, 220pp, as new, Fine. View more info

Britain's Naval Future

By: Cable

Price: $20.00

Seller ID: 27875


Annapolis: Naval Institute Press 1983. A leading British naval analyst evaluates Britain's strategic and political requirements in the superpower world, and concludes that a British navy is needed, if not for the reasons usually advanced. Dust jacket, 8vo in black cloth, notes, references, index, 220pp, as new, Fine. View more info

Britain's Naval Future

By: Cable

Price: $20.00

Seller ID: 27876


Annapolis: Naval Institute Press 1983. A leading British naval analyst evaluates Britain's strategic and political requirements in the superpower world, and concludes that a British navy is needed, if not for the reasons usually advanced. Dust jacket, 8vo in black cloth, notes, references, index, 220pp, as new, Fine. View more info

Sea Kings of Britain: Keppel to Nelson

By: Callender, G. A. R.

Price: $30.00

Seller ID: 43030


London: Longmans, Green, and Company 1911, 1st edition. The third in the three-part series on the lives of the men who shaped Britain's maritime history. No dust jacket, 12mo in grey cloth, titles and vignette white stamped on front board, 17 maps and illustrations, index, 367pp, spine sunned, some shelfwear, contents clean and tight with no marks, a Good+ copy of an important collection of biographies. View more info

Captain Thomas Johnstone

By: Cleugh

Price: $12.00

Seller ID: 44471


London: Andrew Melrose Ltd. 1955, 1st edition. A biography of Johnstone (1772-1839) recounting his adventures as a pilot, smuggler, and caption of the revenue cutter 'HMS Fox.' No dust jacket, 8vo in green satin, 23 engravings, index, 318pp, light stain on lower edge of front board, contents clean and tight with no marks, Good. View more info

Selections from the Letters of Sir Henry Codrington

By: Codrington, Henry

Price: $125.00

Seller ID: 43034


London: Spottiswoode & Company 1880. These letters home from Admiral of the Fleet Codrington, selected and edited by his sister Lady Bourchier, begin with his entry into the Royal Navy in 1827 and follow his career until his death in 1877. No dust jacket, 8vo in royal blue pebbled boards, with small vignette gilt-stamped on front board and spine, frontispiece, 6 plans of fortifications, appendices, 507pp, top edges untrimmed, no marks, well-done cloth reinforcement to ... View more info