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HEAVEN HIGH, HELL DEEP, 1917-1918

By: Archibald, Norman

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Albert & Charles Boni: 1935

Edition: (1st Edition)

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: H11680


350p. Signed by author on title page. Cover edges and spine sunned, book store label on front pastedown. B&w illustrations. (8-3/4"x5-7/8") View more info

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SALT AND STEEL: REFLECTIONS OF A SUBMARINER

By: Beach, Edward L.

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Annapolis, Naval Institute Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: H12269


[x], 299p. 1st printing. Jacket edges lightly worn. 6 leaves of b&w photo plates. (9-1/4"x6-1/4") View more info

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The Army Gets an Air Force: Tactics of Insurgent Bureaucratic Politics

By: Bergerson, Frederic A.

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Baltimore, Maryland, Johns Hopkins University Press: 1980

Edition: (First Edition)

Seller ID: H7266


xvi, 216p. Cover corners worn, jacket has large chip on top back edge with smaller chips and tears to edges. Includes bibliography. (9-3/8"x6-1/4") View more info

U.S.S. GREENWICH BAY (AVP-41), WORLD CRUISE, 21 JUNE, 1948 TO 15 OCTOBER, 1948

By: Butts, Whitmore S., Captain; Introduction by

Price: $35.00

Publisher: [Portsmouth, Virginia], [Norfolk Naval Shipyard]: 1948

Seller ID: P6611


37p. Wraps rubbed with brown spots to front and back, slightly musty. A pictorial and narrative record for the crew of the eastward circumnavigation voyage of this small seaplane tender with stops in Gibraltar, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Bahrain, Kuwait, Ceylon, Australia, Samoa, Tahiti, Panama Canal Zone, and Norfolk, Virginia. B&w photographs. (10-1/2"x8") View more info

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THE DONKEYS

By: Clark, Alan

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow & Co.: 1962

Edition: (1st U.S. Edition)

Seller ID: H11946


216p. Former owner's name crossed off on front endpaper, jacket has small chips to edges with title on spine sunned almost to oblivion. "A controversial account of the leaders of the British Expeditionary Forces in France, 1915," whose leadership caused the British to lose more men in one day than any other army in the history of the world. B&w maps and 4 leaves of b&w photo plates. (8-5/8"x6") View more info

Image for YANKEE AUTUMN IN ACADIANA: A NARRATIVE OF THE GREAT TEXAS OVERLAND EXPEDITION THROUGH SOUTHWESTERN LOUISIANA OCTOBER-DECEMBER 1863

YANKEE AUTUMN IN ACADIANA: A NARRATIVE OF THE GREAT TEXAS OVERLAND EXPEDITION THROUGH SOUTHWESTERN LOUISIANA OCTOBER-DECEMBER 1863

By: Edmonds, David C.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Lafayette, Louisiana, Acadiana Press: 1979

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: H9838


[xii], 495p. 2nd printing (1980) Signed by author on flyleaf. Rubbed jacket has former price tag on front flap with corners worn. Includes bibliography. B&w illustrations, maps, and photographs. (9-1/4"x6-1/4") View more info

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THE NAVY IN REVIEW

By: Erickson, Curtis

Price: $29.00

Publisher: New York, E.P. Dutton & Co.: 1941

Edition: First Edition, Stated

Seller ID: H1886


212p. Fade spots on cover, corners bumped, chips, tears and creases to jacket, former owner's name on front endpaper. 16 b&w photo plates. From the front flap: "American boys who are thrilled by the stirring newsreel glimpses of the Navy in action in these times, will find in these pages the opportunity to study this great defense weapon at first hand. Tom Hastings and Jerry Radison, the two eighteen-year old lads...go through a mock registration and in this new book... View more info

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INSHORE HEROES: THE STORY OF H.M. MOTOR LAUNCHES IN TWO WORLD WARS

By: Granville, Wilfred & Robin A. Kelly

Price: $55.00

Publisher: London, W.H. Allen: 1961

Seller ID: H10513


320p. Former price tag on front endpaper, cover corners bumped, price clipped jacket has large chips to top and bottom of spine and holes on spine. A "comprehensive survey of the little ships in two world wars--and in peace" of the British coastal forces. Includes bibliography. Jacket design by Alan Plummer. B&w maps and 6 leaves of b&w photo plates. (8-3/4"x5-3/4") View more info

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SHIPS OF THE UNITED STATES NAVY AND THEIR SPONSORS, 1913-1923

By: Hall, Anne Martin & Edith Wallace Benham; Compiled by

Price: $39.00

Publisher: Norwood, Massachusetts, Privately Printed; The Plimpton Press: 1925

Seller ID: H10953


xx, 320p. Cover corners lightly worn. "This volume is supplementary of 'Ships of the United States Navy and Their Sponsors, 1797-1913," [...with] all obtainable facts relating to the launching and naming of the fighting craft of our Navy." 49 leaves of b&w photo plates and frontispiece. (9-1/2"x6-1/4") View more info

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CRUISE MANUAL FOR MIDSHIPMEN CRUISES

By: Hill, H.W. & U.S. Naval Academy

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Annapolis, U.S. Naval Academy: 1952

Seller ID: P6682


60p. Staples oxidized, back soiled, spine torn and wraps creased. Created for "the information and guidance of personnel concerned while engaged in training cruises for Midshipmen during the summer of 1952." (8-3/8"x5-1/2") View more info

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DAVID GLASGOW FARRAGUT: ADMIRAL IN THE MAKING

By: Lewis, Charles Lee

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Annapolis, Maryland, United States Naval Institute: 1941

Edition: (1st Edition)

Seller ID: H9660


xiv, 372p. Former owner's name on front endpaper, leave 89-90 dog-eared, cover corners lightly worn, top pages edges have pen marks, jacket edges and spine sunned with small tear to top back edge and small chips to corners. Includes bibliography. 16 b&w plates. (9-1/2"x6-3/8") View more info

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DAVID GLASGOW FARRAGUT: OUR FIRST ADMIRAL

By: Lewis, Charles Lee

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Annapolis, Maryland, United States Naval Institute: 1943

Edition: (1st Edition)

Seller ID: H9661


xiv, 513p. Former owner's name on front endpaper, cover corners lightly worn, bottom back cover edges worn, jacket rubbed with corners and top and bottom of spine chipped and spine sunned. Includes bibliography. 18 b&w plates. (9-1/2"x6-3/8") View more info

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A LONG LINE OF SHIPS: MARE ISLAND'S CENTURY OF NAVAL ACTIVITY IN CALIFORNIA

By: Lott, Arnold S.

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Annapolis, United States Naval Institute: 1954

Seller ID: H12133


xiv, 268p. Cover corners bumped, jacket has a 3" tear and moisture stain on top with smaller tears and chips to edges. History of the first naval base on the Pacific Coast. Includes a list of ships build at the shipyard and employees with years of service. Jacket design by Alice Harth. B&w illustrations and 40 leaves of b&w photo plates. (10"x7") View more info

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DIXIE RAIDER: THE SAGA OF THE C.S.S. SHENANDOAH

By: Morgan, Murray

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York, E.P. Dutton & Co.: 1948

Edition: First Edition, Stated

Seller ID: H9344


336p. Cover corners bumped with gray covering scraped off in spots and edges worn, jacket has small chips and tears to edges. Includes bibliography. B&w illustrations and 8 plates. (8-5/8"x6") View more info

Image for LES AMÉRICAINS Á NANTES ET SAINT-NAZAIRE, 1917-1919 (ANNALES LITTÉRAIRES DE L'UNIVERSITÉ DE NANTES, FASCICEILE 4)

LES AMÉRICAINS Á NANTES ET SAINT-NAZAIRE, 1917-1919 (ANNALES LITTÉRAIRES DE L'UNIVERSITÉ DE NANTES, FASCICEILE 4)

By: Nouailhat, Yves-Henri; Preface by Paul Bois

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Paris, Les Belles Lettres: 1972

Seller ID: P6548


250p. Cover corners worn with bottom front corner torn, pages edges and endpaper have brown spots, light underlining and marks on text, a few pages dog eared. Includes bibliography. Text in French. B&w illustrations and photographs. (9-1/2"x6-1/8") View more info

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The Electronic War in the Middle East, 1968-70.

By: O'Ballance, Edgar

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Hamden, Connecticut, Archon Books, Shoe String Press: 1974

Edition: (1st American Edition)

Seller ID: H8447


148p. Cloth is torn on top edge of front cover, top page edges have brown spots and white spots on top edge of back cover, cover corners and head and foot of spine bumped, jacket has a stain on spine with light edge wear. B&w maps. (8-7/8"x5-5/8") View more info

Image for UNITED STATES NAVY STRUCTURAL FIRE FIGHTING: A MANUAL ON FIRE DEPARTMENT PRACTICES FOR UNITED STATES NAVAL SHORE ESTABLISHMENTS

UNITED STATES NAVY STRUCTURAL FIRE FIGHTING: A MANUAL ON FIRE DEPARTMENT PRACTICES FOR UNITED STATES NAVAL SHORE ESTABLISHMENTS

By: Office of Chief of Naval Operations, Fire Protection Section

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Washington DC, United States Government Printing Office: 1947

Seller ID: H10010


x, 252p. Former owner's name of back endpaper, cover corners worn. OPNAV-P415-106. B&w illustrations and photographs. (9-3/8"x6-1/8") View more info

Image for ORDER OF DAEDALIANS, 50TH ANNIVERSARY ROLL CALL, 1934-1984: THE NATIONAL FRATERNITY OF MILITARY PILOTS

ORDER OF DAEDALIANS, 50TH ANNIVERSARY ROLL CALL, 1934-1984: THE NATIONAL FRATERNITY OF MILITARY PILOTS

By: Order of Daedalians

Price: $35.00

Publisher: San Antonio, Texas, Order of Daedalians: 1984

Seller ID: P6808


192p. Address label on back cover, cover edges lightly scraped. B&w decorations. (9-1/4"x7-1/2") View more info

Image for Gunfire in Barbary: Admiral Lord Exmouth's Battle with the Corsairs of Algiers in 1816 the Story of the Suppression of White Christian Slavery

Gunfire in Barbary: Admiral Lord Exmouth's Battle with the Corsairs of Algiers in 1816 the Story of the Suppression of White Christian Slavery

By: Perkins, Roger; K.J. Douglas-Morris

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Havant, Hampshire, UK, Kenneth Mason: 1982

Seller ID: H8203


200p. Jacket edges lightly worn. Includes bibliography. B&w illustrations and photographs. (8-3/4"x5-3/4") View more info

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CHARLIE TWO SHOES AND THE MARINES OF LOVE COMPANY

By: Peterson, Michael & David Perlmutt

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Annapolis, Naval Institute Press: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: H12267


[xvi], 214p. 1st printing. The story of an eleven-year-old Chinese boy befriended by the Love Company of the Marines who were sent to China in 1945 shortly after the end of World War II, and their efforts, decades later, to help bring Charlie and his family to America. Includes bibliography. 12 leaves of b&w photo plates. (9-1/8"x6-1/8") View more info