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Naval & Nautical History From Motte & Bailey, Booksellers


The Age of Sail : Master Shipbuilders of the Maritimes

By Spicer, Stanley T.

Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada: Formac, 2001. First edition. Oversized paperback in glossy illustrated covers. . Very Good. Oblong - slightly oversized. Small crease to cover and pages at top right. 144 p. w/index. many illustrations. A lavishly ilustrated history, organized by different builders, including Cunard, Miramichi, the Peakes, KIllam, and more. A well done work on an unusual subject, by perhaps the most knowledgable writer on this subject.


Mahan on Sea Power.

By Livezey, William E.

Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 1981. Revised and updated edition. Hardcover. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. Very good octavo hardcover in very good dust jacket. Light wear to edges of boards. Dj has some light wear along edges with a small closed tear on lower edge of front cover and some minor scuffing to covers. Slight smudging to fore-edges of pages. 427 pages with illustrations, footnotes, list of books and articles by Mahan, selected bibliography, addenda for revised edition, and index. An updated edition of this work, which was originally published in 1947, dealing with the thought and influence of the American naval historian and strategist, Alfred Thayer Mahan (d. 1914).