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The Log of a Jack Tar; or the Life of James Choyce, Master Mariner

By Cameron, V. Lovett [Editor]

London, New York: T. Fisher Unwin / Macmillan and Co, 1891. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Good. 12mo. 379, (24) pages. First edition hardcover in red illustrated cloth. Binding is soiled from handling and wear. Spine is scuffed and quite toned. Bumping at headcap/foot of spine. Text is toned, with occasional foxing.

$40.00

Financing the Athenian Fleet: Public Taxation and Social Relations (Ancient Studies)

By Gabrielsen, Vincent

Baltimore and London: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1994. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. 8vo. 306 pages, indexed. Hardcover in blue and white illustrated dust jacket. A nice, clean copy.

$35.00

Sea Power, A Naval Power

By Potter, E. B.; [and] Chester W. Nimitz

Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice-Hall, Inc., 1960. Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo. 932 pages, indexed Hardcover bound in green cloth. Light to moderate wear to the binding. A sound copy and clean within. The number line on the copyright page ends in "9." Bottom corners of the biding are a little bumped. Illustrated with several maps.

$8.00

The Machine Gun: History, Evolution and Development of Manual, Automatic, and Airborne Repeating Weapons. Volume I (Only)

By Chinn, George M.

Washington, D.C.: Bureau of Ordnance, Department of Navy, 1951. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Good. 4to. 688 pages, indexed. Hardcover bound in blue cloth. The binding is worn and dust-stained. Binding slightly cocked, and the rear inner hinge is starting. Text is unmarked but a bit toned. Illustrated with some photos.

$35.00

Most Secret and Confidential: Intelligence in the Age of Nelson
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Most Secret and Confidential: Intelligence in the Age of Nelson

By Steven E. Maffeo

Annapolis, Maryland: Naval Institute Press, 2000. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo. 355 pages, indexed. Hardcover with a tan pictorial dust jacket. Light wear to the jacket. Book is sound and clean.

$7.00

Sails of Hope. The Secret Mission of Christopher Columbus

By Wiesenthal, Simon

New York: Macmillan Publishing Co, Inc., 1973. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Very Good. 12mo. 248 pages, indexed. Hardcover bound in light blue cloth. Moderate wear to the binding. The binding is a little dust-stained and has some sunning about the edges. A sound copy with secure inner hinges. Text is clean.

$28.50

Kaigun: Strategy, Tactics, and Technology in the Imperial Japanese Navy, 1887-1941
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Kaigun: Strategy, Tactics, and Technology in the Imperial Japanese Navy, 1887-1941

By David C. Evans; Mark R. Peattie

Annapolis, Maryland: Naval Institute Press, 1997. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 4to. 661 pages, indexed. Hardcover with a bronze and red dust jacket. Minimal wear to book and jacket. Stated First Printing on the copyright page.

$30.00

The Anatomy of Nelson's Ships
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The Anatomy of Nelson's Ships

By Longridge, C. Nepean

Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 1995. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. 4to. 283 pages indexed. Hardcover with a green and grey dust jacket. Moderate wear to the jacket, which has some brief edge tears. Book is sound and clean.

$15.00

Super Yacht Bible

By De Baeck, Philippe; Farameh, Patrice

Belgium: Tectum Publishers, 2011. Hardcover. Near Fine. Oblong quarto. 381 pages. Hardcover bound in glossy illustrated paper and slipcase. Slipcase shows a little rubbing, but overall a nice, attractive copy. Text is clean.

$125.00

Ship Model Making Vol III: How to Make a Model of the U.S. Frigate Constitution
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Ship Model Making Vol III: How to Make a Model of the U.S. Frigate Constitution

By McCann, E. Armitage

New York: The Norman W. Henley Publishing, 1928. Hardcover. Fair/Poor. 8vo. 205 pages. Hardcover in blue cloth. The front cover and a cutout of what appears to be the rear cover are all that remain of the dust jacket. The front cover has been put in a clear mylar dust jacket. The rear cover cut out has been placed loosely in the book. Cloth boards show spotting, damping. Illustrated endpapers. Prior owner's name written on front pastedown. Front and rear gutters are broken, with the text block detached from the rear board. Book includes fold-outs of the spar and rigging plan, as well as the deck plan. Pages xiv and xv are quite toned. Reading copy only.

$10.00

The Reestablishment of the Navy, 1787-1801: Historical Overview and Select Bibliography (Naval History Bibliographies ; No. 4)

By Michael J. Crawford; Christine F. Hughes

Washington: Naval Historical Center, 1995. Soft cover. Very Good. 12mo. 49 pages, indexed. Soft cover bound in blue wrappers. Light wear to the binding. A red ink-stamp on the title page notes that this copy was "Received Oc. 21, 1995." A card is also laid in loosely upon which is printed "Presented with the Compliments of the Director of Naval History. William S. Dudley." The same ink stamp is on the reverse of this card. Text is sound and clean.

$6.00

U.S. Navy at War 1941-1945.  Official Reports to the Secretary of the Navy by Fleet Admiral Ernest J. King, U.S.N.
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U.S. Navy at War 1941-1945. Official Reports to the Secretary of the Navy by Fleet Admiral Ernest J. King, U.S.N.

By King, Ernest J.

Washington: United States Navy Department, 1946. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Very Good. Quarto. 305 pages. Hardcover bound in navy blue cloth. There is a little rubbing on the front cover over the five gilt stars in the center. Front flyleaf excised; otherwise a sound clean copy.

$10.00

The Age of Sails.  The Story of Naval Warfare Under Sail 1213 A.D. - 1853 A.D.
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The Age of Sails. The Story of Naval Warfare Under Sail 1213 A.D. - 1853 A.D.

By Southworth, John Van Duyn

New York: Twayne Publishers, 1968. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Good/Good. 8vo. 468 pages, indexed. Hardcover with a blue and yellow dust jacket, now in mylar. A possible ex-library copy with minimal markings. The mylar covering has a brown strip at the top and bottom edges. Donation bookplate on the verso of the front flyleaf. Some numbers written at the top corner of the front flyleaf. Moderate wear to the jacket. The book is sound and is clean within. Contains some illustrations in the center of the book.

$15.00

The U.S. Gunboat Carondolet, 1861-1865

By Smith, Myron J.

Manhattan, KS: MA/AH Pub, 1982. Soft cover. Poor. Quarto. 195 pages, indexed. Comb-spine soft cover. Front cover is detached but present , rear cover is quite worn. Ex-library copy with stamps, accession numbers, card pocket, spine sticker.

$45.00

Mr. Midshipman Easy

By Marryat, Captain

New York and London: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1895. Hardcover. Fair. Zogbaum, R. F.. 8vo. 412 pages. Hardcover bound in light green cloth now mostly tanned, with dark green and gilt decoration on front cover with b&w picture pasted on. Binding is quite worn and rubbed - spine and corners are bumped and chipped, spine is quite tanned, picture is worn at edges. Front hinge is starting. Frontis has a marginal tear. Illustrated. Text is clean.

$12.50

Ships and Seamanship: The Maritime Prints of J. J. Baugean
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Ships and Seamanship: The Maritime Prints of J. J. Baugean

By Harland, John

Annapolis, MD: US Naval Institute Press, 2000. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. Large quarto. 208 pages with concordance of plates. Hardcover with blue illustrated dust jacket. DJ is lightly rubbed, scuffed. Interior is fresh and clean.

$25.00

Pictorial: Fighting Ships of the Imperial Japanese Navy

By Fukui, Shizuo

Tokyo: Maruzen, 1973. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Very Good/Good. Oblong 4to. 327 pages. Brown hardcover bound with an orange and black slipcase. Illustrated with 338 photographs of Japanese ships. A sound copy and clean within. Text is in Japanese.

$85.00

A Secret of the Sea

By Allison, William

Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1920. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Good. Rudolph F. Tandler. 12mo. 328 pages. hardcover bound in slate green cloth. The binding shows rubbing and wear and is a bit cocked. There is an abrasion to the cloth on the spine at the title, and there is some pale spotting near the top corner of the front cover. A sound copy with secure inner hinges. Frontispiece by Rudolph F. Tandler.

$20.00

The Frigate Constitution, the Central Figure of the Navy Under Sail

By Hollis, Ira N.

Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin Company, 1900. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Fair. 12mo. 263 pages, indexed. Hardcover bound in burgundy cloth. The binding is worn and stained. Inner hinges secure. Text is toned but generally clean. Illustrated with some drawings.

$10.00

Ships Visual Encyclopedia

By Ross, David

London: Amber Books Ltd., 2010. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Very Good. 4to. 448 pages, indexed. White pictorial hardcover. Minimal wear. Text is sound and clean.

$14.50

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