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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
OUR NAVY AND THE BARBARY CORSAIRS
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company. [1905]. First Edition (printed February 1905). Hardcover, no jacket. Blue cloth boards with gilt titling and decoration. Top edge gilt. xiii+354pp. In Very Good condition. Boards very lightly shelfworn; gilt decoration is bright. Small old bookseller sticker to ffep. Some age toning to endpapers. The contents are clean, bright and unmarked. There is no foxing. The binding is square and tight. A very handsome copy. "While the picturesque exploits of Preble and Decatur are familiar, other adventures of American seamen and consuls among the pirates of the Mediterranean have escaped notice. The various events, scattered over a period of about forty years, are here brought together." (cfm)
$60.00
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 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 PROVINCE GALLEY OF MASSACHUSETTS BAY 1694-1716. A Chapter of Early American Naval History.
Salem, MA. 1922. 39pp. Illustrated, with b/w frontis. Wrps. Some wear to yapped edges, but otherwise a very good, clean copy. *Reprinted from The Historical Collections of the Essex Institute, Volume  LVIII.
$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

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