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German White Book on Armed Merchantmen, with Facsimiles of the Secret Orders of the British Admiralty
n.p. n.p. c1915. 30, wraps, pamphlet bound in a stiff card, usual library markings.
[Book #35652]
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Reproduction of a Few Pages from a Work on Naval Sciences Relating to Admiral Lord Rodney
4, Wonderfully bound in cloth with marble paper on the exterior. Title in gold lettering on a rectangular leather background.
[Book #48567]
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The Story of the U-505
Chicago, IL: Museum of Science and Industry, 1981. Wraps. 32 p. Includes illustrations. Some illustrations in color.
[Book #58847]
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The Cruise of the Raider "Wolf" Roy Alexander.
Garden City, NY: Garden City Publishing Co. 1941. 270, endpaper maps, appendices, spine faded, some wear to top and bottom edges of spine.
[Book #6713]
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The Cruise of the Raider "Wolf" Roy Alexander.
New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1939. First Edition. Second Printing. 270, endpaper maps, appendices, bookplate inside front board, DJ worn: small tears, small pieces missing.
[Book #15510]
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Elementi di Attrezzatura e Manovra Navale, Libro di testo per La Regia Accademia Navale [Details for the equipment and naval maneuver, Textbook for The Royal Naval Academy]. Baistrocchi Alfredo, Compilati [compiler.
Livorno, Italy: S. Beleforte & C. 1907. Presumed first edition/first printing thus. Hardcover. xix, 732 p. Includes: illustrations, diagrams, index.
[Book #71192]
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The World's Highway; Some Notes on America's Relation to Sea Power and Non-Military Sanctions for the Law of Nations. Norman Angell.
New York: George H. Doran Company, 1915. Presumed First U.S. Edition, presumed first printing. Hardcover. xvi, 361, [3] pages. Occasional footnotes. Cover has some wear and soiling. Name and date in pencil on half-title page. Sir Ralph Norman Angell (26 December 1872 – 7 October 1967) was an English lecturer, journalist, author, and Member of Parliament. Angell was one of the principal founders of the Union of Democratic Control. He served on the Council of the Royal Institute of International Affairs, was an executive for the World Committee against War and Fascism,and a member of the executive committee of the League of Nations Union, He was knighted in 1931 and awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1933. He was born Ralph Norman Angell Lane, but adopted Angell as his sole surname. He attended the University of Geneva. In Geneva, Angell felt that Europe was "hopelessly entangled in insoluble problems". He took the bold decision to emigrate to the West Coast of the United States, where he worked as a vine planter, a cowboy, a mail-carrier, a prospector, and then as a reporter for the St. Louis Globe-Democrat and later the San Francisco Chronicle. He moved to Paris to work as a sub-editor on the English language Daily Messenger, and then as a staff contributor to the newspaper Éclair. He also acted as correspondent for some American newspapers. During 1905–12, he became the Paris editor for the Daily Mail. He joined the Labour Party in 1920 and was MP for Bradford North from 1929 to 1931. In 1931 he was knighted for his public service, and later in 1933 he was presented with the Nobel Peace Prize.
[Book #73325]
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The Dover Patrol, 1915-1917. Reginald Hugh Spencer Bacon.
New York: G. D. Doran Company, [c1919]. First U.S.? Edition. First? Printing. 23 cm, 370 & 346, 2-vol. set, illus., fold-out maps, some pages uncut, usual library markings, top of spine torn, boards worn and soiled.
[Book #37740]
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Pearl Harbor. Ballantine's Illustrated History of World War II, Battle Book, No. 10. A. J. Barker.
New York: Ballantine Books, 1970. Second Printing. 22 cm, 160, wraps, illus., plans. Introduction by Sir Basil Henry Liddell Hart.
[Book #33061]
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Suicide Weapon. Ballantine's Illustrated History of the Violent Century, Weapons Book, No. 22. A. J. Barker.
New York: Ballantine Books, 1971. First Printing. 21 cm, 160, wraps, illus., bookplate, covers quite worn and scuffed. Introduction by Barrie Pitt.
[Book #33074]
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United States Submarines. Robert Hatfield Barnes.
New Haven, CT: H. F. Morse Associates, Inc. 1944. First Edition [stated], presumed first printing. Hardcover. [16], 195, [1] pages. Illustrations. Addenda. Cover has some wear and soiling. Small hole in half-title page. Some page soiling and foxing. Front board weak and restrengthened with glue. Some damp staining noted. Barnes was an officer in the USN and served some time as public information officer at the USN Submarine Base in New London. The writing reflects the public relations background.
[Book #76613]
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Understanding the Soviet Navy: A Handbook. Robert B. Bathurst.
Newport, RI: Naval War College Press, 1979. Wraps. xvi, 173 p.; 23 cm. Notes. Selected Bibliography.
[Book #58902]
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The Zeebrugge Affair. John Keble Bell.
New York: G. H. Doran Company, [c1918]. First U.S.? Edition. First? Printing. 20 cm, 64, wraps, illus., covers worn, scuffed, and soiled, cover reglued to spine. Reprints official Admiralty narrative at the end.
[Book #28049]
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Battle of the Oceans: The Story of the British Merchant Marine. William Edward Bennett.
New York: Liveright Publishing Corp. [1944]. First U.S.? Edition. First? Printing. 21 cm, 336, illus., pencil erasure & ink notation on front endpaper. Published under the pseudonym of Warren Armstrong.
[Book #33833]
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Silent Victory: The U.S. Submarine War Against Japan. Clay Blair, Jr.
Philadelphia, PA: J. B. Lippincott Company, 1975. Book Club Edition. 1055 total, 2 vols., illus., maps, appendices, sources, index, bd corners worn, DJ spines spotted & discolored: sm tears, sm pcs missing.
[Book #19158]
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Silent Victory: The U.S. Submarine War Against Japan. Clay Blair, Jr.
Philadelphia, PA: J. B. Lippincott Company, 1975. First/Deluxe Edition. 1072, boxed book, illus., maps, appendices, sources, index, p. 1035 quite wrinkled, a few pages creased, box edges worn.
[Book #19161]
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Merchantman Rearmed. David W. Bone, David William.
London: Chatto & Windus, 1949. First? Edition. First? Printing. 22 cm, 331, illus., index, DJ worn, soiled, and torn, front DJ flap price clipped.
[Book #34213]
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For the Freedom of the Sea: A Romance of the War of 1812. Cyrus Townsend Brady.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1899. Presumed first edition/first printing. Hardcover. xi, 339 p. : front., plates; 20 cm.
[Book #63678]
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Elements of Naval Warfare: A Treatise Prepared for Use as a Text-Book at the U.S. Naval Academy. Carlo B. Brittain.
Annapolis, MD: U.S. Naval Institute, 1909. 124, boards weak, ink name inside front board, some discoloration inside boards, boards and spine somewhat scuffed and stained.
[Book #6643]
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Executive Intent. Dale Brown.
New York: Harper, 2011. First Harper Premium Printing [Stated]. Trade paperback. xxxv. [1], 421, [7] pages. Format is approximately 5.25 inches by 7.25 inches. Cover has some wear and soiling. Dale Brown (born 2 November 1956) is an American writer and aviator known for aviation techno-thriller novels. At least thirteen of his novels have been New York Times Best Sellers. Brown joined the Air Force ROTC while in college. He received a commission in the United States Air Force in 1978. He was a navigator-bombardier (now known as a weapon systems officer (WSO)) in the B-52 Stratofortress G-model long-range heavy bomber and the FB-111A Aardvark medium range fighter-bomber. Brown received several military decorations and awards, including the Air Force Commendation Medal, the Combat Crew Award, and the Marksmanship ribbon. He rose to the rank of Captain and has 2,500 hours of flight time in B-52s. He left the Air Force in 1986, having never seen combat. While still in the Air Force at Mather Air Force Base, he wrote his first book, Flight of the Old Dog.
[Book #75506]
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An Encyclopedia of Naval History. Anthony Bruce, William B. Cogar.
New York: Checkmark Books, 1999. Second Paperbk Printing. Quarto, 440, wraps, illus., index, sticker residue and slight soiling to covers.
[Book #32322]
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U-Boar War. Lothar-Gunther Buchheim, Gudie Lawaetz, Michael Salewski, Essay.
Toronto: Bantam Books, 1979. First Bantam Edition [stated], First printing [stated]. Trade paperback. Unpaginated. Illustrations. Format is approximately 8.5 inches by 11 inches. Cover has some wear and soiling. Lothar-Günther Buchheim (February 6, 1918 – February 22, 2007) was a German author and painter. He is best known for his novel Das Boot (1973), which became an international bestseller and was adapted in 1981 as an Oscar-nominated film. Buchheim was a Sonderführer in a propaganda unit of the Kriegsmarine in the Second World War, writing as a war correspondent about his experiences on minesweepers, destroyers and submarines. He also made drawings and took photographs. As a Leutnant zur See in the autumn of 1941, Buchheim joined Kapitänleutnant Heinrich Lehmann-Willenbrock and the crew of U-96 on her seventh patrol in the Battle of the Atlantic. His orders were to photograph and describe the U-boat in action. From his experiences, he wrote a short story, "Die Eichenlaubfahrt". Buchheim ended the war as an Oberleutnant zur See.
[Book #76560]
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So War der U-Boot-Krieg. Harald Busch.
Bielefeld [Germany]: Deutscher Heimat-Verlag, 1952. First? Edition. First? Printing. 391, illus., maps, index, usual library markings, boards worn and soiled, some page discoloration, spine torn. Text is in German.
[Book #34930]
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Military Operations and Maritime Preponderance: Their Relations and Interdependence. C. E. Callwell, Charles Edward.
Edinburgh: W. Blackwood and Sons, 1905. 24 cm, 473, illus., maps, index, spine somewhat marred, bds worn, soiled, & weak, last pg of index separated & reglued, bookplate rear bd.
[Book #33237]
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Punk's War. Ward Carroll.
Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 2001. Reprint. Second printing. Hardcover. vii, 224, [2] p.
[Book #59414]
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