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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

Merchantmen-at-Arms

By: Bone, David W.

Price: $30.00

Seller ID: 40072


New York: E. P. Dutton and Company [1919] 1929, 2nd revised edition, 1st US edition thus. A first-hand account of the British merchants' service in the Great War. No dust jacket, 8vo in green cloth, 54 pencil drawings by Muirhead Bone, 311pp, some shelf-wear and lower corners lightly bumped, owner's name on front endpaper o/w no marks, contents clean and tight, Good+/-. View more info

Gallipoli 1915

By: Doyle, Peter

Price: $10.00

Seller ID: 45390


Stroud UK: The History Press 2011. Doyle present an overview of the latest research into this controversial and pivotal battle of WWI. No dust jacket issued, small 8vo in pictorial boards, 54 illustrations, orders of battle, index, further reading list, 160pp, as new Fine. View more info

Warships and Sea Battles of World War I

By: Fitzsimons, Bernard

Price: $30.00

Seller ID: 26620


New York: Beekman House 1973, 1st US edition. Although no full scale fleet engagement took place, the war at sea proved decisive in unforeseen ways; this is a comprehensive account of that war and the ships and men that fought it. Dust jacket curled and snagged along top edge, tall 4to in blue denim, illustrated throughout with photos and full-color drawings, contents as new, 160pp, Very Good. View more info

Warships and Sea Battles of World War I

By: Fitzsimons, Bernard

Price: $10.00

Seller ID: 38271


New York: Beekman House 1973, 1st printing thus. Although no full scale fleet engagement took place, the war at sea during WWI proved decisive in unforeseen ways; this is a comprehensive account of that war and the ships and men that fought it. No dust jacket, tall 4to in blue, illustrated throughout with photos and full-color drawings, contents as new, 160pp, clean and tight with no marks, Very Good/-. View more info

My Two Years in the Navy

By: Gill, Leonard J.

Price: $55.00

Seller ID: 38465


unpublished c1920. Gill was, so far as we know, an ordinary American navy man, who served his country faithfully; although awarded no special honors, he felt compelled to record some of his wartime experiences for posterity by means of a story and a scrapbook. His album is ragged and broken, with some pictures and several pages of narrative missing, yet the clippings, photographs and words reach out to us across the years. Stiff board covers, oblong 12mo (10x7.25) cor... View more info

U-Boat War, The: 1914-1918

By: Gray, Edwyn A.

Price: $25.00

Seller ID: 41119


London: Leo Cooper [1972] 1994, corrected reprint edition. Originally published as 'The Killing Time,' Gray presents the history of the Kaiser's attempt to destroy the British Empire through unrestricted submarine warfare. Dust jacket, 8vo, half-bound in black cloth, map, 26 photos, 4 appendices, bibliography, index, 280pp, as new, Fine/Fine. View more info

Naval Blockade, The: 1914-1918

By: Guichard, Louis

Price: $50.00

Seller ID: 33382


New York: D. Appleton and Company 1930. A scholarly analysis based on unpublished material from French archives of not only the history of the blockade of Germany, but the story of the commercial war in its broadest sense including the effect upon neutral powers. SOFT cover, 8vo, translated from the French, index, 320pp, covers worn and top rear corner missing, contents clean with no marks, considering age overall Good, scarce. View more info

Fahrt der Deutschland, Die

By: Koenig, Paul

Price: $65.00

Seller ID: 32995


New York: Hearst's International Library Company 1916. Text in GERMAN. The famous U-boat's voyage to Baltimore. No dust jacket, 12mo, in brick-red cloth with titles and pictorial on front board, 27 b&w plates, one photo of Konig signed 'with compliments' (printed, I believe) laid in, 254pp, spine somewhat sunned, clean and tight with no marks, Very Good. View more info

Peace Ship, The

By: Kraft

Price: $30.00

Seller ID: 28246


New York: Macmillan Publishing Company 1978, 1st printing. Henry Ford's pacifist adventure in the first World War. Dust jacket, 8vo halfbound in navy cloth and blue paper, 23 illustrations, appendices, bibliography, index, 367pp, near Fine. View more info

History and Rhymes of the Lost Battalion

By: McCollum, Lee

Price: $6.00

Seller ID: 43735


Chicago IL: L. C. McCollum [1919] 1926, 4th printing. A record of the 1st Battalion, 77th Division of the US Army, which was surrounded in the Argonne forest but held and fought its way out. SOFT cover, 12mo, drawings by Franklin Sly, 81pp, some shelf-wear, Good. View more info

America's Naval Challenge

By: Moore, Frederick

Price: $20.00

Seller ID: 33778


New York: The Macmillan Company 1929. An assessment of the naval situation following WWI, the US-UK rivalry, the failure of the Geneva Conference, and the challenges confronting US naval planners. No dust jacket, 8vo in green cloth, edges untrimmed, index, 166pp, clean and tight with no marks, Very Good+. View more info

Ship That Hunted Itself, The

By: Simpson, Colin

Price: $15.00

Seller ID: 37898


New York: Stein and Day Publishers 1977, 1st edition. Two liners, one British and one German, disguise themselves--by coincidence, as each other--and then they meet in the South Atlantic. Dust jacket with several small tears, 8vo in red cloth and orange paper, 8pp of b&w plates, 2 appendices, 207pp, previous owner spot-glued dj to book which is now freed but has left stains on endpapers, contents clean and tight with no marks, Good+/Fair. View more info

Toward a New Order of Sea Power

By: Sprout, Harold

Price: $20.00

Seller ID: 33434


New York: Greenwood Press [1940] 1969, facsimile reprint of 1943 revised 2nd edition. Harold and Margaret Sprout present an analysis of American naval policy and the world scene, 1918-1922. No dust jacket, 8vo in grey cloth, 7 illustrations, appendices, notes, index, 336pp, contents clean and tight, near Fine. View more info

Ship That Changed the World, The

By: van der Vat, Dan

Price: $20.00

Seller ID: 26648


Bethesda MD: Adler & Adler 1986, 1st US edition. In 1914, one German warship escaped French and British fleets in the Mediterranean and burst into the Black Sea to bombard the Russian coast under Turkish colors--thereby precipitating events in Russia, Turkey, and the Middle East whose echoes remain with us today. Dust jacket, 8vo halfbound in blue denim and paper, map endpapers, 8pp of b&w, notes, index, 252pp, near Fine. View more info

Ship That Changed the World, The

By: van der Vat, Dan

Price: $20.00

Seller ID: 27027


Bethesda MD: Adler & Adler 1986, 1st US edition. In 1914, one German warship escaped French and British fleets in the Mediterranean and burst into the Black Sea to bombard the Russian coast under Turkish colors -- thereby precipitating events in Russia, Turkey, and the Middle East whose echoes remain with us to this day. Dust jacket, 8vo halfbound in blue denim and paper, map endpapers, 8pp of b&w photos, notes, index, 252pp, near Fine. View more info

Convoy

By: Whiting

Price: $10.00

Seller ID: 28470


New York: Books, Inc. Publishers 1928, 1st printing. A story of the World War at sea, with pen-and-ink drawings by the author. No dust jacket, 8vo in brown cloth, 303pp, clean and tight with no marks, Very Good. View more info

Odyssey of a Torpedoed Transport

By: Y.

Price: $12.00

Seller ID: 33781


Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company 1918. Anonymous first-hand account of a lad in the merchant marine who becomes embroiled in WWI, told in letters serialized in the Revue de Paris. No dust jacket, 12mo in yellow cloth with picture on front board, 217pp, boards soiled and several spots, contents tight with no marks, a Fair copy of an unusual WWI item. View more info