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A NAVAL CAMPAIGN IN THE CALIFORNIAS, 1846-1849.
The journal of Lieutenant Tunis Augustus Macdonough Craven, U.S.N. United States Sloop of War, Dale. Edited by John Haskell Kemble. (San Francisco):The Book Club of California. (1973). 124pp. Illustrated. Hardcover. No dust jacket. Binding is only mildly shelf-worn at the edges with bright gilt on the spine and front cover. Interior is clean, bright and free of stray markings. One of 400 copies printed at the Ward Ritchie Press. An excellent copy.
$80.00
ALONG SHORE WITH A MAN OF WAR.
Boston:Arena Publishing Company. 1893. 242pp. Illustrated. Hardcover. Several places on the rear cover wrinkled from some water damage. There is some mottling to the front cover in such a pattern that suggests another book having been laid on top of this one for some time. Otherwise the covers show only some light staining. Interior is clean, bright and free of stray markings. Overall, a good copy. FB043
$60.00
AUCH KLEINE IGEL HABEN STACHEN. Deutsche U-Boote in Schwarzen Meer.
Herford:Koehler. (1984). 240pp. Illus. With dust jacket. A very good copy. Jacket shows signs of shelf wear; foxing to top edge of pages; interior clean and unmarked. A good, tight copy. 
$30.00
BENJAMIN FRANKLIN ISHERWOOD NAVAL ENGINEER. The Years as Engineer in Chief, 1861-1969.
299pp. With dust jacket. A fine copy. Isherwood served as engineer in chief of the Navy from 1861 to 1869. 2 1/2fl.
$25.00
BI-CENTENAIRE DU GENIE MARITIME, 1765-1965.
Paris: Edite Par le S.P.E.I.. nd. 298pp. Illus. With dust jacket. Jacket worn, with large tears on the front lower edge and back top. Board spine rubbed and edge points bumped. Interior clean and bright, withut markings. A very good, tight copy. 
$30.00
CRADLE OF SHIPS.
New York:G.P. Putnam's Sons. (1958). 279pp. Illustrated. Hardcover. Binding is lightly shelf-worn with some mild fading to the spine and soiling to the covers. Otherwise in very good condition. Interior is clean and free of stray markings, though clippings from the dust jacket are pasted onto the inside front and rear boards. Overall, this is a very good copy.
$24.00
HOW THE BATTLESHIP MAINE WAS DESTROYED.
Washington D.C.: Naval History Division, Department of the Navy. 1976. 173 pp. Illustrated. Hardcover. Blue cloth binding shows only some light shelf-wear, though there is some fading down the spine. Rear cover is soiled. Internally clean and bright, with no stray markings. There is a gift inscription inked onto the first free end-paper. Otherwise a very good, clean copy.
$30.00
JOHN ROACH MARITIME ENTREPRENEUR. The Years as Naval Contractor, 1862-1886.
301pp. Illus. With dust jacket. A fine copy. 2 1/2 FLR.
$7.50
KAPITANLEUTNANT HANS-GUNTHER LANGE. Von Der Kola-Bucht Bis Zur Packeis-grenze...
Salzburg: Verbik & Pabel. (1972). 88pp. Illus. Wrps. A very good copy.
$10.00
LESSONS OF THE WAR WITH SPAIN AND OTHER ARTICLES.
Boston:Little, Brown and Company. 1899. 320pp. Ex-library. Hardcover. A few small library stamps,library bookplate inside front board and white numbers at bottom of spine, otherwise a very good copy. FB041
$75.00
MANNING THE NEW NAVY. The Development of a Modern Naval Enlisted Force, 1899-1940.
276pp. Hard-bound. A fine copy.
$25.00
SQUADRON EVOLUTIONS, AS ILLUSTRATED BY THE COMBINED MILITARY AND NAVAL OPERATIONS AT NEWPORT, R.I., NOVEMBER, 1887. NORTH ATLANTIC SQUADRON, Rear-Admial S. B. LUCE.
Lacks pagination. 52 photographic plates photographed by E. H. Hart plus 3-pages of text reprinted from "THE ARMY AND NAVY JOURNAL" of November 18th, 1887. Oblong. Illustrations are very good with full margins. Spine previously damaged but repaired. Marble end papers added to strenghen repaired spine binding. Front binding has an atractive gold-embossed depiction of an American man-of-war. Shore participants in these evolutions included the Newport Torpedo Station and Fort Adams. Ships of the Atlantic Squadron included the RICHMOND, ATLANTA, OSSIPEE, GALENA AND DOLPHIN. All are depicted in original photographs including their enlisted crews and officers. Also depicted are the various evolutions, and landing tactics.
$450.00
USS WAKEFIELD, 1P-21. Operated for the U. S. Navy by the U. S. Coast Guard.
66pp. Illus. A very good copy. S020
$85.00
BLOW ALL BALLAST! THE STORY OF THE SQUALUS
New York:Dodd Mead and Company. 1940. 298pp. Illustrated. Hardcover with dust jacket. Green boards lightly worn at edges. Lower front edge point gently bumped. Previous owners name penned to top edge of inside front board, and end-pages ligtly age-toned otherwise a very good , clean copy.  The dust jacket, although still in one piece, is quite worn with many tears and large chips to seams and edges. Overall a very good copy in a fair dust jacket.  
$75.00
BLUEJACKET.
An Autobiography. Preface by Captain Felix Riesenberg. New York:W.W. Norton & Company Inc. (1939). 363pp. Hardcover. Binding is shelf-worn with some soiling to boards. Otherwise in very good condition. Interior is clean and bright, save for a set of intials painted onto the inside front board. Overall, a very good copy.  
$25.00