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Under the Guns: New York 1775-1776

By: Bliven, Bruce

Price: $12.00

Seller ID: 44512


New York: Harper & Row 1972. Bliven provides a clear and compelling account of the tense 15 months when the city lived with a British fleet in the harbor. Dust jacket, 8vo blue cloth, pictorial endpapers, large 18x18 inch fold-out map, end-notes, index, 397pp, no marks, Very Good/Very Good. View more info

Whaleboat Raid

By: Burchard, Peter

Price: $6.00

Seller ID: 43554


New York: Coward, McCann & Geoghegan 1977. The Sag Harbor raid upon the British in Sag Harbor, Long Island, by American revolutionaries in 1777. Dust jacket, 8vo in brown cloth, drawings by the author, glossary, 91pp, EX-LIBRARY with usual marking o/w clean and tight, Very Good. View more info

Naval Documents of the American Revolution: Volume 1

By: Clark, William B.

Price: $45.00

Seller ID: 33957


Washington: GPO, Navy Department, Naval History Division 1964. This first in the monumental compilation of naval documents includes those from the American theatre 1 December 1774 through 2 September 1775, and the European theatre 6 December 1774 through 9 August 1775. Foreword by President Kennedy. No dust jacket issued, 4to in navy cloth, map endpapers, index, 1451pp, spine slightly sunned, clean and tight with no marks, Very Good+. View more info

Naval Documents of the American Revolution: Volume 2

By: Clark, William B.

Price: $40.00

Seller ID: 33958


Washington: GPO, Navy Department, Naval History Division 1966. This second in the monumental compilation of naval documents includes those from the American theatre 9/3-12/7/1775 and the European theatre 8/11-10/31/1776. Foreword by President Johnson. No dust jacket issued, 4to in navy cloth, illustrated throughout, index, 1463pp, clean and tight with no marks, near Fine. View more info

Naval Documents of the American Revolution: Volume 1

By: Clark, William B.

Price: $35.00

Seller ID: 38807


Washington: GPO, Navy Department, Naval History Division 1964. This first in the monumental compilation of naval documents includes those from the American theatre 1 December 1774 through 2 September 1775, and the European theatre 6 December 1774 through 9 August 1775. Foreword by President Kennedy. No dust jacket issued, 4to in navy cloth, map endpapers, index, 1451pp, spine slightly sunned, clean and tight with no marks, Very Good+. View more info

Nagle Journal, The

By: Dann, John C.

Price: $25.00

Seller ID: 45365


New York: Weidenfeld & Nicolson 1988, 1st printing. The diary of a remarkable American who met Washington at the Brandywine, Nelson in the Mediterranean, and participated in events of great significance from the Revolutionary War to Australia, India and China. Dust jacket, small 4to half-bound in beige cloth and green paper boards with figure gilt-stamped on front board, map endpapers, xxx+402pp, illustrated throughout including 20 full color plates, index, and glossar... View more info

Tall Frigates, The

By: Donovan, Frank

Price: $20.00

Seller ID: 38761


New York: Dodd, Mead and Company 1962. Donovan describes the American frigates, the fast and powerful naval cruisers that were of such significance in the Revolution and the early navy thereafter; included is a chapter on how to sail a frigate. Dust jacket chipped at corners, 8vo in blue cloth, 16 b&w plates, bibliography, index, 238pp, some fading, contents clean and tight with no marks, Very Good/Good. View more info

Truxtun of the Constellation

By: Ferguson, Eugene S.

Price: $30.00

Seller ID: 40641


Annapolis: Naval Institute Press [1956] 1982 reprint edition. Ferguson tells the life of a merchant seaman who became a privateer and went on to be appointed by President Washington as one of the first captains of the US Navy. Dust jacket, small 8vo in blue cloth, map endpapers, xii+322pp, index, notes, contents clean and tight, near Fine/near Fine. View more info

Ghost of the Grasshopper, The

By: Hale, Thomas

Price: $8.00

Seller ID: 44368


Edgartown MA: Martha's Vineyard Historical Society 1999. Inscribed and SIGNED by the author. Inspired by the diary of an ancestor, Hale tells of two families, one British and one American, who first become entwined during the War of Independence. SOFT cover, 8vo, introduction by Walter Cronkite, line drawings by the author, enclosed map of the area, 287pp, Very Good. View more info

Don't Tread On Me

By: Karig, Walter

Price: $15.00

Seller ID: 33983


New York: Rinehart and Company 1954. A novel of the historic exploits, military and gallant, of Commodore John Paul Jones, with eye-witness accounts of his many engagements related by the then midshipman Manesseh Fisher and retold here by the author. Dust jacket lightly rubbed and chipped at corners, 8vo in beige cloth, 442pp, owner's name on front endpaper o/w no marks, clean and tight, Very Good. View more info

Broadsides

By: Miller, Nathan

Price: $30.00

Seller ID: 35187


New York: John Wiley and Sons 2000, 1st US edition, 1st printing. An account of the Age of Fighting Sail, 1775-1815, with details of the ships, the men, and the political contexts of the American Revolution, the wars with France, and the War of 1812. Dust jacket with slight wrinkle, 8vo in black cloth, b&w text illustrations, notes, bibliography, index, 400pp, contents as new, Fine. View more info

Naval Documents of the American Revolution, Volume 5

By: Morgan, William J.

Price: $40.00

Seller ID: 33967


Washington: GPO, Navy Department, Naval History Division 1970. Editor Morgan presents the fifth in the monumental compilation of naval documents, includes those from the American theatre 5/9 to 7/31/1976. Foreword by President Nixon. No dust jacket issued, 4to in navy cloth, map endpapers, illustrated throughout, index, 1486pp, contents clean and tight with no marks, near Fine. View more info

Naval Documents of the American Revolution, Volume 5

By: Morgan, William J.

Price: $35.00

Seller ID: 33973


Washington: GPO, Navy Department, Naval History Division 1970. Editor Morgan presents the fifth in the monumental compilation of naval documents, includes those from the American theatre 5/9 to 7/31/1976. Foreword by President Nixon. No dust jacket issued, 4to in navy cloth with seal in bright gilt on front board, map endpapers, illustrated throughout, index, 1486pp, stamped discard on title and endpapers o/w no other EX-LIBRARY markings, contents clean and tight with... View more info

Clear for Action

By: Ripley, Clements

Price: $10.00

Seller ID: 33153


New York: D. Appleton-Century Company 1940. A novel about John Paul Jones. No dust jacket, 8vo in blue cloth with titles on front boards, 310pp, very slightly canted, contents clean and tight with no marks, Very Good. View more info

Royal Navy in America, 1760-1775

By: Stoout, Neil R.

Price: $15.00

Seller ID: 44891


Annapolis: Naval Institute Press 1973. Stout presents a well-researched study of enforcement of British colonial policy in the era of the America Revolution. Dust jacket lightly sunned, 8vo in black cloth, notes on sources, list of squadron commanders, bibliography, index, 227pp, owner's bookplate on front endpaper o/w no marks, clean and tight, Very Good/Very Good. View more info

Boy Sailor with John Paul Jones, A

By: Thomas, H. C.

Price: $15.00

Seller ID: 33752


Racine WI: Whitman Publishing Company 1946. A tale of a young indentured servant who joins the fledgling American navy and witnesses momentous events. No dust jacket, 8vo in brown cloth, text drawings by Henry E. Vallely, 250pp, some age-darkening o/w no marks, near Fine. View more info

Navies, Deterrence, and American Independence

By: Tracy, Nicholas

Price: $20.00

Seller ID: 31387


Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press 1988. Tracy focuses on British defence policy in the period between the Seven Years' War and French intervention in the American Revolution, in the 1760s and 1770s. Dust jacket, 8vo in blue cloth, 20 b&w illustrations, notes, bibliography, index, 207pp, contents as new, near Fine. View more info

Navies, Deterrence, and American Independence

By: Tracy, Nicholas

Price: $20.00

Seller ID: 33617


Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press 1988. Tracy focuses on British defence policy in the period between the Seven Years' War and French intervention in the American Revolution, in the 1760s and 1770s. Dust jacket, 8vo in blue cloth, 20 b&w illustrations, notes, bibliography, index, 207pp, contents as new, near Fine. View more info

First Salute, The

By: Tuchman, Barbara W.

Price: $15.00

Seller ID: 36616


New York: Alfred A. Knopf 1988, BC edition. The Pulitzer Prize-winning author and historian turns her attention homeward to provide a deeply insightful view of pivotal events of the American Revolution. Dust jacket, 8vo in navy cloth, map endpapers, notes, bibliography, index, 347pp, as new, Fine. View more info