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Battles and Heroes of the American Navy

By Shippen, Edward & Robert C. V. Meyers

Philadelphia: P. W. Ziegler & Co., 1902. Apparent First Edition . Blue Cloth/Pictorial Label. Very Good Plus/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Contains 685 pp., numerous b&w illustrations, a nice, tight, bright copy. The title continues "Containing the Llves of Schley, Sampson, Dewey, Farragut, Porter,, Decatur, Perry, Jones, and Other Naval Officers with a full account of the great and decisive contests on the seas from colonial times to the present, including our glorious victories at Manila and Santiago. The growth, power and management of our new navy in its pride and glory of swift cruiser, impregnable battleship, ponderous engine and deadly projectile; our naval academy, training ship, hospital, revenue, light house and life saving service.


De la Conduite de la Guerre d'Orient. Expedition de Crimee Memoire address au gouvernement de S. M. l'empereur Napoleon III, par un officier General

By Tavernier

Bruxelles: A. Bluff, 1855. Apparent First Edition . Yellow Printed Wraps. Very Good/No Jacket as Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Contains 72 pp., rear cover has 4" split at spine, moderate soiling on front cover.


The Great Battles of the British Navy

By Low, Charles R.

London: George Routledge & Sons, (1872). Decorated Rust Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Contains 496 pp., 8 chromolithograph plates of various battles, light foxing throughout, Preface by Low dated 1872, some wear at top of spine, small chip on front joint, overall a nice copy.


Secret Despatches from Arabia

By Lawrence, T. E.

[Np]: The Golden Cockerel Press, 1939. 1/4 Niger Morocco/Cream Cloth. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Number 333 of an edition limited to 1000 copies, bound by S&S (Sangorski and Sutcliffe) London, 173 pp. (untrimmed), t.e.g., b&w frontispiece, edges of covers are somewhat darkened, end pages have some foxing, top of spine shows some shelf wear and has small (1/4") split; a respectable copy, nonetheless.