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image of [A DISSERTATION ON SHIPBUILDING with A DICTIONARY OF SEA, SHIP BUILDING AND STEAM ENGINE TERMS]. Afhandling uti skeppsbyggeri till navigations-skolans tjänst. Tillökt med ett lexikon öfver sjö- skeppsbyggeri- och ångmachins-termer, på svenska och engelska, engelska och svenska, svenska och franska, samt franska och svenska. Andra omarbetade och förbättrade upplagan.

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Goteberg, [Sweden]: Oscar L. Lamm, 1856., 1856.. Fair. - Octavo, 7-1/4 inches high by 4-3/4 inches wide. Disbound, lacking the covers though the text block is intact and tight, with remnants of the leather spine. 160 pages, plus a 41-page Swedish to English Dictionary of maritime & shipbuilding terms, followed by 53-page English to Swedish, 49-page Swedish to… Read more
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image of LES GLOIRES MARITIMES DE LA FRANCE. Notices Biographiques sur les Plus Celebres Marins, Decouvreurs, Astronomes, Ingenieurs, Hydrographes, Medecins, Administrateurs, etc.

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Paris: Arthus Bertrand, Editeur, Librairie Maritime et Scientifique, 1866., 1866.. Good. - Octavo, red cloth titled and decorated in silver on the front cover & the spine. All edges are gilt. The corners are bumped and there is a crease to the front edge of the rear board. The spine is darkened with light wear at the head… Read more
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SAMUEL PEPYS: THE SAVIOUR OF THE NAVY.

by Bryant, Arthur.

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Published
1938.
Condition
Good
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$20.00

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Cambridge, U.K.: Cambridge University Press, 1938., 1938.. Good. - Octavo, green cloth titled in gilt on the spine with a device in blind on the front cover in a dust wrapper. The dust jacket is chipped with tears & pieces out & with a few small stains. There is a sticker on its rear panel. x & 451… Read more
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FLADENS INSPEKTIONSKUTTERE VED GRONLAND.

by Jensen, Per Herholdt.

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Published
(1982).
Condition
Fine
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$25.00

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Chr. Erichsens Forlag, (1982)., (1982).. Fine. - Small oblong quarto [8 inches high by 9-1/2 inches wide], color pictorial boards. 174 pages. Photographic illustrations in black & white and color & black-and-white drawings by Kaj Walther. Near fine. <p>First edition.<p>A marine history of Greenland covering inspection cutters and patrol vessels. The text includes engineering history, sailors' lives, descriptions… Read more
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MAGAZINE PORTRAIT INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY U.S. NAVAL OFFICER REAR ADMIRAL JEHU V. CHASE.

by Chase, Rear Admiral Jehu V. (1869-1937). Career naval officer best remembered for his leadership of the USS Minnesota during World War I.

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Published
[1930].
Condition
Good
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$75.00

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Circa [1930].. [1930].. Good. - A black-and-white, approximately 3 inch high by 2-1/4 wide portrait has been clipped from a magazine and mounted on a piece of cream-colored paper and then on a gray card 6 inches high by 3-3/4 inches wide. Inscribed and signed on the first mount below the portrait: "To Seymour Halpern / with kindest regards /… Read more
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MAGAZINE PORTRAIT SIGNED BY U.S. NAVY ADMIRAL ROBERT COONTZ.

by Coontz, Robert. (1864-1935). U.S. Navy Admiral who served in the Spanish-American War and was Chief of Naval Operations. He was Governor of Guam 1912-13.

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Published
1930.
Condition
Very good
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$125.00

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1930.. 1930.. Very good. - Sepia-toned magazine portrait, 3 inches high by 2-1/2 inches wide, mounted on a piece of cream-colored card, approximately 4-3/4 inches high by 3 inches wide. Signed in black ink on the mount below the portrait: "R. E. Coontz / Admiral, US Navy / Retired / 1930." The mount is lightly soiled. Very good. <p>The head-and-shoulders… Read more
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ADDRESS TO THE GOVERNMENT OF THE UNITED STATES ON THE MERITS OF PIRSSON'S PATENT STEAM CONDENSER. (Cover title).

by (Pirsson, J. P.). Stewart, Commodore Charles; Thompson, A. W.; Sewell, William; et al.

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Published
1850.
Condition
Good
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$125.00

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Washington, DC: Gideon & Co., Printers, 1850.. 1850.. Good. - Octavo, printed tan wrappers sewn with tan cord titled within a decorative frame in black on the front wrap. The wraps are bumped with some light creasing. 14 pages. There are light creases to the corners of each page with an area of staining to pages 4 and 5. The… Read more
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COLOR PHOTOGRAPH INSCRIBED TO CONGRESSMAN SEYMOUR HALPERN AND SIGNED BY U.S. ADMIRAL WILLIAM BRINGLE.

by Bringle, Admiral William Floyd, USN. (1913-1999). As a four star Admiral, he was Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Europe (1971-73).

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Published
1971.
Condition
Very good
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$75.00

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Naval Station, Washington, DC: March 1971., 1971.. Very good. - Original color photograph, 9-1/2 inches high by 7-1/2 inches wide, mounted on a sheet of heavy white board, approximately 13 inches high by 9-1/2 inches wide. Boldly inscribed in black ink below the photo and signed "W. F. Bringle / Admiral US Navy". There is some minor soiling… Read more
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AUTOGRAPH LETTER REFERRING TO MARY SEWELL'S JUVENILE "DAVIE BLAKE THE SAILOR", SIGNED BY YACHTSMAN THOMAS BRASSEY.

by Brassey, Thomas, 1st Earl Brassey; (1836-1918). Governor of Victoria (Australia), 1895-1900. He circumnavigated the world in his yacht Sunbeam.

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Published
1888.
Condition
Good
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$125.00

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Normanhurst Court, Battle, [East Sussex, U.K.]: April 2, 1888.. 1888.. Good. - Letter penned in black ink & filling both sides of a sheet of black- bordered letterhead, approximately 7 inches high by 4-3/8 widr with the address of his family seat printed in raised lettering at the top. Signed "Brassey". There is a small, light stain below the salutation… Read more
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AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED BY SIR HOWARD DOUGLAS REQUESTING A DRAWING FOR HIS "TREATISE ON NAVAL GUNNERY".

by Douglas, Sir Howard. (1776-1861). Soldier, colonial administrator of New Brunswick, author of the "Douglas Code" for the Ionian Islands and author of important naval treatises.

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Published
1860.
Condition
Very good
Item Price
$450.00

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Green Street [London]: April 15, 1860.. 1860.. Very good. - Letter penned in black ink filling most of both sides of a sheet of cream paper, approximately 8 inches high by 6 inches wide, bordered in black. The letter is tipped onto a slightly larger piece of card stock. Signed "Howard Douglas". There is a tiny chip to the… Read more
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PEOPLES SEAS & SHIPS.

by Herman, Zvi.

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Published
(1966).
Condition
Good
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$20.00

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London: Phoenix House, (1966).. (1966).. Good. - Small quarto [10-1/2 inches high by 7-3/8 inches wide], cloth in a dust wrapper. The binding is lightly bumped and the top & bottom edges of the covers are slightly soiled with some tiny black marks. The dust jacket is lightly soiled with the top edge of its rear panel slightly chipped. There… Read more
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L'ACTION MARITIME PENDANT LA GUERRE ANTI-GERMANIQUE [by] Contre-Amiral Rene Daveluy. 2 volumes

by Daveluy, Rene. (1863-1939)

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Published
1920.
Condition
Good
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$50.00

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Paris: Augustin Challamel, Editeur, 1920.. 1920.. Good. - Octavo, softcover bound in printed gray wraps. The spines & extremities are darkened & the heads & tails of the spines are chipped with a small piece out of the Vol. 1 spine near the head. There are a few small stains & some spotting to the wraps with light creasing to… Read more
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New York and London: Oxford University Press, 1946.. 1946.. Good. - Small quarto [6 inches high by 4-3/4 inches wide], pictorial paper covered boards backed with cream buckram in a dust wrapper. The spine is slightly darkened & there is a vertical crease to the paper on the rear cover. The dust jacket is chipped with a tear to its… Read more
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L'HISTOIRE IGNOREE DE LA MARINE FRANCAISE

by Taillemite, Etienne

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Published
(1988).
Condition
Very good
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Paris: Librairie Academique Perrin, (1988).. (1988).. Very good. - Octavo, softcover bound in pictorial white wraps. The wraps are very lightly rubbed with some light spotting to the top edge. The corners are lightly creased. 460 & [2] pages plus colophon. There are a few tiny stains to the inside front wrap. Black-and-white illustrations, including a double-page map. Very good.… Read more
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New York: Random House, (1981).. (1981).. Very good. - Small oblong quarto [8-3/4 inches high by 11 inches wide], cloth-backed boards, in a dust wrapper. The dust jacket is rubbed. 210 & [1] pages. Profuse black-and-white illustrations & facsimiles. Near fine in a very good dust wrapper. <p>First edition.
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LIFE AND DEATH ON THE GREENLAND PATROL, 1942

by Novak, Thaddeus D

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Published
(2005).
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780813029122
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$50.00

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Gainesville, FL: University Press of Florida, (2005).. (2005).. Fine. - Octavo, light blue paper covered boards backed with blue cloth in a dust wrapper. xx, [i], 205 & [1] pages. Black-and-white illustrations, including maps. Fine. <p>First edition.<p>Edited by P. J. Capelotti. A title in the series "New Perspectives on Maritime History and Nautical Archeology" edited by James C. Bradford and… Read more
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FUNDAMENTALS OF CONSTRUCTION AND STABILITY OF NAVAL SHIPS

by Gillmer, Thomas C

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Published
1956.
Condition
Good
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$10.00

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Annapolis, MD: The United States Naval Institute, 1956.. 1956.. Good. - Octavo, navy blue cloth, in a dust wrapper. The binding is lightly rubbed & bumped with some tiny stains to the rear cover. The dust jacket is rubbed, chipped & soiled with a large piece out of its spine. There are some small stains to the front panel with… Read more
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WOODEN WALLS IN ACTION

by Bowen, Frank C

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Published
(1951).
Condition
Good
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$10.00

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London/New York: Halton & Company Limited, (1951).. (1951).. Good. - Small quarto [9-7/8 inches high by 7-1/2 inches wide], cloth in a dust wrapper. The binding is lightly bumped with the head & tail of the spine slightly chipped. There are 2 tiny gray marks to the front cover. The dust jacket is chipped & lightly soiled with small pieces… Read more
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ADMIRAAL DE RUYTER DE ZEESLAG OP SCHOONEVELD JUNI 1673.

by (De Ruyter, Michiel Adriaansz). Warnsinck, J. C. M.

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Blue Mountain Books & Manuscripts, Ltd.
Published
1930.
Condition
Very good
Item Price
$175.00

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Gravenhage, Netherlands: Martinus Nijhoff, 1930., 1930.. Very good. - Quarto [12-3/4 inches high by 10 inches wide], pictorial dark blue cloth titled in gilt within decorative frames in gilt on the front cover & spine with an image of a sailing ship stamped in gilt on the front cover & a coat of arms in gilt on the… Read more
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L'ARSENAL DE COLBERT / ROCHEFORT. Preface d'Etienne Taillemite

by Dupont, Maurice, Admiral; and Fardet, Marc

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Published
(1986).
Condition
Fine
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$20.00

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(Rochefort, France): Centre International de la Mer, (1986).. (1986).. Fine. - Small oblong quarto [7-3/4 inches high by 8-1/4 inches wide], soft cover bound in pictorial golden yellow wraps. The wraps are slightly faded along the spine. 43 & [1] pages. Black-and-white illustrations. Near fine. <p>Inscribed by Admiral Dupont on the title page.<p>Dupont was commander of submarine operations in the… Read more
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