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Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1992. xiv, 329 pages, hardcover in dustjacket, very good.
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New York: Dutton, 1910. xv, 399 pages 16 plates; very good.
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The Journal of Maarten Harpertszoon Tromp

by Tromp, Maarten, diarist; C.R. Boxer, editor

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Published
1930
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Cambridge: at the Cambridge University Press, 1930. Hardcover. xviii, 237p., a variety of plates, a couple of maps on folded onionskin, charts showing of order-of-battle, hardbound in 10x6.5 inch blue cloth boards gilt. A very worn copy that has been restored with genuine success if not pristinity: both hinges supplied with repair-tissue, neatly laid down, and perhaps other now-invisible… Read more
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Lepante: la crise de l'empire ottoman

by Lesure, Michel, presenteur

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Published
1972
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Mesnil-sur l'estree: A - collection archivers - Julliard, 1972. 283p., pocket-size wraps (7x4 inches) illustrated with numerous period images on alkaline paperstock in a central section,
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The Siege of Malta, 1565

by Lochhead, Ian C. [and] T.F.R. Barling; photographs by Michael Goss

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Published
1970
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London: Literary Services and Production / Melita Productions, 1970. Hardcover. 63p., cloth-covered boards with gilt titles and decoration, 11.75x8.5 inches landscape format, illus., very good condition in a lightly yellowed unclipped dj.
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The Maritime Siege of Malta, 1565

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Published
1970
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London: National Maritime Museum, 1970. Pamphlet. 32p., stapled wraps, 10.75x8.5 inches, profusely illus. with black and white photos, wraps lightly worn, front wrap creased else very good condition. Published on the occasion of an exhibit of Perez d'Aleccio's paintings of the siege of Malta by the Turks at the National Maritime Museum.
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Naval Wars in the Levant, 1553-1853

by Anderson, R. C.

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Published
1952
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Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1952. Hardcover. ix, 619p. incl. 19 plans of actions, + front., ten plates and a foldout map of the Aegean, very good condition in an edgeworn dj with a few small closed tears and toned spine panel. Cover subtitle: From the Battle of Lepanto the the introduction of steam.
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image of Marine Cartography in Britain; A History of the Sea Chart to 1855.  With a foreword by vice-Admiral Sir John Edgell, F.R.S.

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Leicester: Printed by OUP for the Leicester University Press, 1962. Hardcover. 222p., illustrated with charts, tables, diagrams, and maps of various sorts and periods. Handsome big quarto (11.5x9 inches) with gloriously executed bevelled green cloth boards (gilt) and plain printed dust jacket on matte stock. Foxing is the primary condition problem with this item, aesthetic only, textblock's leading… Read more
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image of News of the Islands and the Mainland Newly Discovered in India by the Captain of His Imperial Majesty's Fleet. Translated and with Notes by Edward F. Tuttle

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Culver City: Labyrinthos, 1985. Pamphlet. 27p., facsimile text (largepoint) faces translations &c in smallpoint, oversize softbound, a stapled 11x8.5 inch pamphlet in plain printed milkchocolate wraps, faintest signs of age & handling (minuscule abrasion and sunning to spinefold), entirely clean, sound and unmarked within, a very good copy. An early, very early, account of The New World, already with… Read more
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Willem de Zwijger, De Indonesische Muiters en de S.D.A.P.

by Constandse, Anton L.

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Published
1933
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Den Haag: De Albatros, 1933. Pamphlet. 19p., staplebound pamphlet, paper toned, else very good condition. Text in Dutch. The prolific Dutch anarchist Constandse defends the mutiny by seamen aboard the Dutch cruiser "De Zeven Provinciën" at Surabaya, provoked in part by a pay cut. Most of the mutineers were from Southeast Asia, joined by three Europeans. The author compares… Read more
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Sheer madness!

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Published
[192-]
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Washington: National Council for Prevention of War, [192-]. Small four panel brochure, 4x8 inches, creased. Opposes a proposal for a $2.5 billion plan to expand the Navy under Curtis D. Wilbur, appointed by Calvin Coolidge.
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The Potemkin mutiny

by Hough, Richard

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Published
1961
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New York: Pantheon Books, 1961. Hardcover. 190p., hardbound with period illustrations, very good condition in a badly worn dj with numerous tears.
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Glimpses of the Yangtze Gorges

by Plant, S Cornell

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Published
1926
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Shanghai: Kelly & Walsh, 1926. xv, 86 pages, 28 unnumbered leaves of plates; hardcover, edges foxed, tiny fleck of white paint on spine, otherwise very good. Second printing. Black and white drawings by I.A. Donnelly. Gift inscription from "Harold" aboard the HMS Peterel in Chungking, 1933.
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Maritime Firsts of San Francisco Bay

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Published
1960
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San Francisco: San Francisco Public Library, Reference Department, 1960. 25p., 5.5x8.5 inches,mimeographed pages, some edgewear and toning otherwise very good side-stapled booklet in green pictorial wraps (also mimeographed).
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Mare Island: The Shipyard, 1995. Six-panel folded brochure, 5.75x11 inches, green text and images/map on cream stock, very good. Unfolds to display a map across top third of sheetwith numbers and text below the map, on another panel find the key to the names and positions of the various trees on the map, historical notes on rear panel. … Read more
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image of St. Peter's Chapel: a dream, a memorial, and a Christian beacon; serving the Navy at Mare Island, Vallejo, California

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Vallejo: Mare Island Historical Society, 1979. Paperback. 68p.,11x8.5 inches in landscape layout, introduction, chaplains, marriages, baptisms etc., Navy hymn, photos, floor plan, very good first edition booklet in stapled pictorial wraps.
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Dalian (Dairen): Amano Manshodo, 1917. Two unused postcards published by a Japanese company in what was later to become part of the Japanese puppet state of Manchukuo. One depicts the Dairen [Dalian] Civil Administration Office, the other depicts the local branch of the Yokohama Specie Bank. Both have a "Welcome" rubberstamp marking a September 15, 1917 port visit… Read more
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Alcibiades: Fact, Fiction, Farce

by Meyer, Jack

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Published
2009
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9781426918339
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n.p.: Trafford Publishing, 2009. Paperback. v + 165p., trade paperback, very good, with signed promotional letter by author laid-in. Author self-describes as "an unaffiliated freelance writer living in Wisconsin." From the back cover: "...the intent is to use the Greek experience in the Peloponnesian War as an analogue for a critique of American foreign policy. Fiction and farce facilitate… Read more
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The Collapse of Power; Mutiny in the High Seas Fleet

by Woodward, David

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Published
1973
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9780213164317
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London: Arthur Barker Limited, 1973. Hardcover. 240p., hardbound in boards and dust jacket. Jacket a bit edgeworn with a couple short tears and a small remainder sticker, casebinding is twice stamped neatly as property of the "Sailors Union of the Pacific Hist. Archive
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Captives of Shanghai: the story of the President Harrison

by Grover, David H; Gretchen G Grover

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Published
1989
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Napa, CA: Western Maritime Press, 1989. 202p., paperback, very good, signed by both authors on title page. Includes discussion of the Peking Man fossils that disappeared when the ship was captured.
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