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DECISION AT TRAFALGAR.
Philadelphia:J.B. Lippincott Company. (1959). 381pp. Illustrated. Hardcover with dust jacket. Jacket is lightly worn at the edges with some foxing and mild soiling to the rear. Otherwise in very good condition. Book itself shows only some minor shelf-wear. Interior is clean, bright and free of stray markings. Overall, this is a very good copy.
$15.00
JACK TARS & COMMODORES. The American Navy, 1785-1815.
Boston:Houghton Mifflin Company. 1984. 318pp. Illustrated. Hardcover with dust jacket. Jacket is clean with some light fraying to the edges, most notably at the spine ends. Otherwise in very good condition. Book itself shows some mild shelf-wear. Interior is clean and free of stray markings. Overall, this is a very good copy.
$20.00
LONG WERE THE NIGHTS. THE SAGE OF PT SQUADRON "X" IN THE SOLOMONS.
New York:Dodd, Mead & Company. 1943. 220pp. Hardcover. Binding is worn at the edges and spine, almost to boards at the edge-points. Spine is heavily sunned. Covers show some light mottling. Binding is also slightly cocked. Interior is clean and free of stray markings, though there is some significant toning to the end-papers. Front hinge is cracked past the first free end-paper. Overall, this is a good copy.
$25.00
OLD OAK. THE LIFE OF JOHN JERVIS, EARL OF ST. VINCENT.
London:Longmans, Green and Co. (1950). 230pp. Illustrated. Hardcover with dust jacket. Jacket is worn with some significant soiling to the covers along with many chips and tears. Otherwise in good condition. Binding itself is soiled but otherwise only lightly shelf-worn. Interior is clean, bright and free of stray markings, save for some heavy foxing to the end-papers. Overall, a very good copy with a good dust jacket.
$15.00
ON THE DECKS OF 'OLD IRONSIDES'.
New York:The Macmillan Company. 1932. 304pp. Hardcover. Binding is lightly shelf-worn at the edges and spine. Gilt on spine is faded though still legible. Interior is clean, bright and free of stray markings, though there is a touch of age-toning to the page edges. Overall, this is a very good copy.
$20.00
REPORT OF THE SECRETARY OF THE NAVY IN RELATION TO ARMORED VESSELS
Washington:Government Printing Office. 1864. 607pp. Illustrated with line drawings and fold-outs. Hardcover. Brown pebbled boards lightly soiled and shelf-worn. Gilt on spine faded.  Page xi/xii was jammed with resulting small tear in margin.  Otherwise, aside from a bit of age toning scattered throughout, a very good, clean copy. Binding is tight and hinges intact. 
$200.00
SHIPS OF THE ROYAL NAVY, VOLUMES 1 AND 2
Newton Abbot; David and Charles, [1969]. Two volumes, 624pp and 400pp. Hardcover with DJs. Very good condition. Small orange price sticker attached inside each front cover.  Djs good, clipped, rubbed with small tears at edges and sun fading.  Volume 1 presents an historical index of Major Ships; volume 2 an index of Navy Built Trawlers, Drifters, Tugs and Requisitioned Ships.
$40.00
THE AMERICAN NAVAL REVOLUTION
Baton Rouge, LA: Louisiana State University Press. (1966). ix+274pp. 1st edition. Hardcover with dust jacket. Book in very good, clean condition. Dust jacket, slightly rubbed and shelf-worn, still in very good condition. *"Here is an important study of the crucial era in the evolution of the United States Navy. Between 1865 and 1898, but especially between 1890 and the outbreak of the Spanish-American War, the Navy was transformed from a loosely organized array of small coast-defenders into a unified battle fleet of major offensive capability."
$25.00
THE BATTLE FOR THE PACIFIC.
New York:W.W. Norton & Company, Inc. (1966). 240pp. Illustrated. Hardcover with dust jacket. Jacket shows some wear with light fraying at the edges and spine ends. There is also a small tear at the top edge of the rear cover, towards the spine. Otherwise, there is only some mild soiling to the covers. Book itself is only mildly shelf-worn. Interior is clean, bright and free of stray markings. Overall, this is a very good copy.
$15.00
THE KING'S SHIPS WERE AT SEA. THE WAR IN THE NORTH SEA AUGUST 1914 - FEBRUARY 1915
Annapolis, MD:Naval Institute Press. (1984). xviii+356pp. Hardcover with dust jacket.  Green boards lightly shelfworn at edges.  Internally, a previous owners stamp is embossed on the lower title page, as well as 7 more times throughout the book. Otherwise, pages are clean and bright. Dust jacket is age-toned at eges and wear to edges and seams, with some tears. Overall, a very good copy with a good dust jacket.
$25.00
THE ROYAL NAVY IN AMERICA, 1760-1775.
A Study of enforcement of British colonial policy in the era of the American Revolution. Annapolis:Naval Institute Press. (1973). 227pp. Hardcover with dust jacket. Jacket is lightly worn at the edges and spine with some soiling to the covers and a small tear at the top of the spine. Otherwise in very good condition. Book itself is only mildly shelf-worn. Interior is clean, bright and free of stray markings. Overall, this is a very good copy.
$30.00
THE WAR-SHIPS AND NAVIES OF THE WORLD.
A complete and concise description of the construction and modern warships of all the navies of the world; naval artillery, marine engines, boilers, torpedoes, and torpedo-boats. Boston:A. Williams and Company. 1880. 623pp. Illustrated. hardcover. Binding cocked. Worn at edges and rubbed down the spine, which shows some sunning (gilt remains bright). Spine edges show some fraying and chipping. Small tear at the top of the spine, at the hinge. Otherwise in good condition. Interior is clean and free of stray markings, save for a small bookplate on the inside-front board, and previous owner's signature on the first free end-paper verso, and some penciled notations to the second free end-paper. Overall, this is a very good copy.
$150.00
UNITED STATES NAVAL CHRONOLOGY.
Washington D.C.:Government Printing Office. 1955. 214pp. Hardcover. Binding lightly shelf-worn at the edges and spine with some mild soiling to the covers. Otherwise in very good condition. Interior is clean, bright and free of stray markings, save for a previous owner's bookplate pasted ointo the inside-front board.
$13.50
WE CAPTURED A U-BOAT.
London: Sidgwick and Jackson. (1957). 268pp. Illustrated. Hardcover with dust jacket. Jacket shows some wear to the edges with a few small chips at the corners and spine ends, but otherwise in very good condition. Book itself is mildly shelf-worn. Interior is clean, bright and free of stray markings. Overall, this is a very good copy. Introduction by Edward "Teddy" Young, British graphic designer, submariner and publisher.
$25.00
YANGTZE PATROL. THE U.S. NAVY IN CHINA.
Annapolis:Naval Institute Press. (1985). 343pp. Illustrated. Hardcover with dust jacket. Jacket is lightly worn at the edges but otherwise in very good condition. Book itself shows only some mild shelf-wear. Interior is clean, bright and free of stray markings. Overall, this is a very good copy.
$20.00