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WARSHIPS & SEA BATTLES OF WORLD WAR I. Lodnon: Phoebus (1973) Large 4to 160 pp. Illus from photos, paintings, drawings, colour maps and diagrams. Blue boards. Dust residue on edges else very good in like dustwrapper. Originally published in Purnell's "History of the First World War." $ US25.00

Ballard, Robert D. and Rick Archbold. RETURN TO MIDWAY. Washington, D.C.: National Geographic, 1999. 4to. 191 pp. Profusely illus from photos, artwork and maps. Grey boards. About fine in like dustwrapper. The quest to find the Yorktown and the other lost ships from the pivotal battle of the Pacific War. $ US25.00

Bennett, Geoffrey NELSON. The Commander. N.Y.: Scribner's, (1972). 8vo. xii + 322 pp. Illus. from contemporary paintings, portraits & engravings; drawings, maps, charts and tables. Map endpapers. Burgundy cloth. Sticker removed from front paste down, else near fine in like dustwrapper. $ US25.00

Brooks, Richard THE LONG ARM OF EMPIRE. Naval Brigades from the Crimea to the Boxer Rebellion. London: Constable, 1999. 8vo. xxii+330 pp. 12 pp of illus from photos and drawings. Maps. Black dot at bottom edge which permeates pages slightly, else near fine. $ US30.00

Bryant, Arthur. SAMUEL PEPYS. The Saviour of the Navy. London: Collins, 1967. New Edition. 8vo. 452 pp. Portrait frontis + 5 plates. Blue boards. Very good in lightly worn dustwrapper. Complete in itself, this third volume covers 1683-1689 when Pepys was in his fifties. $ US16.50

Callo, Joseph F. NELSON IN THE CARIBBEAN. Two Hero Emerges, 1784-1787. Annapolis: Naval Institute, 2003. 8vo. 232 pp. Portrait frontis. Boards. A fine copy in like dustwrapper. $ US20.00

Carrison, Daniel J. THE NAVY FROM WOOD TO STEEL. 1860-1890. The Watts Histories of The United States Navy. NY: Watts, (1965). 1st ptg. 8vo. 186 + 16 pages of illus. from photos, paintings and engravings. Brown cloth. Edgewear and small tape silhouettes to free endpapers. A very good copy in dustwrapper with some rubbing and top edgewear. $ US20.00

Chapelle, Howard I. THE HISTORY OF THE AMERICAN SAILING NAVY. The Ships and Their Development. N.Y.: Konecky & Konecky, n.d. Reprint of 1949 edition. Small 4to xxii+558 pp. Extensively illustrated from detailed plans of ships. Blue boards. A fine copy in like dustwrapper. $ US25.00

Coggins, Jack. SHIPS AND SEAMEN OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION. Vessels, Crew, Weapons, Gear, Naval Tactics, and Actions of the War for Independence. n.p.: Promontory, (1969). 4to. 224 pp. Profusely illus. by the author showing details of costumes, weaponry, fortifications, sailing vessels and equipment; maps. Black boards. Extremities bumped, else near fine in like dust wrapper. $ US30.00

Cook, Graeme. SILENT MARAUDERS London: Hart-Davis, MacGibbon (1976) 8vo 159 pp. Brown boards. Very good in like dustwrapper. British submarines in World War II. $ US20.00

Emmerson, George. JOHN SCOTT RUSSELL. A Great Victorian Engineer and Naval Architect. London: John Murray, 1977. 8vo. x+343+8 pp of plates from photos; drawings. Blue cloth. A very good copy. Inscribed by the author on title page. $ US45.00

Gillman, R. E. THE SHIPHUNTERS. London: John Murray (1976) 8vo xiii+239 pp. Illus from photos, map and diagram of Blenheim cockpit. Red boards. Faint foxing to top edge, else near fine in very good d/w. $ US22.50

Henderson, James. THE FRIGATES. An Account of the Lesser Warships on the Wars from 1793 to 1815. N.Y.: Dodd, Mead 1971, first US edition. 8vo 192 pp. Illus from woodcuts, paintings, battle charts and maps. Green cloth, spine lettering gilt, endpaper diagrams of a frigate and its rigging. A fine copy in like dustwrapper. $ US20.00

Howarth, David. TRAFALGAR. The Nelson Touch. N.Y.: Atheneum, 1969. 8vo 254 pp. Richly illustrated including 13 pp in full colour and 76 in b&w from portraits, engravings, etchings and paintings; battle plans, documents and maps. Half cloth and paper boards. Endpapers depict drawing of Victory and cross sections of the ship. A fine copy in like dustwrapper. $ US30.00

Isenberg, Michael T. SHIELD OF THE REPUBLIC. The United States Navy in an Era of Cold War and Violent Peace. Vol. 1: 1945-1962. NY: St. Martin's Pr., (1993). 8vo. xiii + 948 + 32 pp of illus. from photos; maps. Map endpapers. 1/4 blue cloth over white boards. Light shelf wear, else very good or better in like dustwrapper. $ US25.00

King, Cecil. ATLANTIC CHARTER. London: Studio, (1943). Lrg. 8vo. xi + 232 pp. With 56 plates from engravings, paintings & photos; text illus. by the author. Blue cloth with naval vignette on spine and cover in gilt. Some light fore-edge foxing, head of spine a bit worn else a very good copy. Naval presence in the Atlantic over the last several hundred years. $ US30.00

Lehman, John. ON SEAS OF GLORY. Heroic Men, Great Ships, and Epic Battles of the American Navy. NY: Free Press, 2001. 8vo. x+436 pp. 40 pp of illus from photos, portraits and artwork; maps. Blue boards. A fine copy in like dustwrapper. $ US20.00

Marcus, G. J. THE AGE OF NELSON. The Royal Navy, 1793-1815. N.Y.: Viking (1971) 8vo 432 pp. Illus from portraits, paintings and engravings; maps. Blue cloth. Corner worn and some light spotting on edges else a very good copy in like dustwrapper with three small punctures along spine gutter. $ US30.00

Pitt, Barrie. ZEEBRUGGE. St. George's Day, 1918. London: Cassell, (1958). 1st ptg. 8vo. xv+237 pp. Illus from photos, maps and diagrams. Blue boards. "Toronto Star Library" stamp on front free endpaper and twice in the book, else a very good copy in lightly worn dustwrapper with damp staining. $ US20.00

Reilly, John C., jr. UNITED STATED NAVY DESTROYERS OF WORLD WAR II. Edited by Frank D. Johnson. Poole: Blandford Press (1983). 4to 160 pp. Profusely illustrated from photos. Dark blue boards. Very faint fading to top edges of boards else a fine copy in about fine pictorial dustwrapper. $ US30.00

Richardson, Doug. NAVAL ARMAMENT. New York: Janes (1982) 4to 144 pp. Illustrated from photos. Ships and their weapons: missiles, torpedoes and other ordnance from around the world. Blue boards. An about fine copy in very good pictorial dustwrapper. $ US15.00

Rowse, A.L. SIR RICHARD GRENVILLE OF THE "REVENGE" London: Jonathan Cape, 1937. 2nd impression 8vo Illus from portraits, folding map. Blue cloth, about fine. $ US20.00

Shankland, Peter and Anthony Hunter. DARDANELLES PATROL. London: Collins, 1964 8vo 192 pp. Illus from photos, maps. Turquoise cloth, map endpapers. Very good in worn and tape-mended dustwrapper. Early and daring use of submarines. $ US25.00

Simpson, Colin. LUSITANIA. London: Longmans (1972) 8vo 295 pp. Illus from photos; diagrams of Lusitania cargo; map. Grey boards, Illustrative endpapers. Near fine in very good pictorial dustwrapper. $ US25.00

Smith, Edgar Newbold. AMERICAN NAVAL BROADSIDES. A Collection of Early Naval Prints (1745-1815). Philadelphia: Maritime Museum/NY: Potter, 1974. First Edition. Sm 4to. xx+225 pp. Illus from 117 colour plates. Blue cloth. Some discolouration to edges, else a very good copy in like dustwrapper. $ US30.00

Smith, Peter. HARD LYING. The Birth of the Destroyer. London: William Kimber (1971) 8vo 176 pp. Illus from photos, tables. Blue boards. Fainting foxing to edges and prelims, else very good in edgeworn d/w. $ US25.00

Southey, Robert ENGLISH SEAMEN. Edited with an Introduction by David Hannay. London: Methuen, 1897-1904. 2nd edition. 2 vols. 8vo xvi+403+40 p catalogue; xvii+450+40 p catalogue. Navy blue cloth, galleon cover vignette in decorative borders and spine lettering gilt. Ex-lib set with all the usual paraphernalia (last borrowed in 1921!) and call numbers blacked out on spine. Still a handsome set. Volume I contains life of Howard, Clifford, John Hawkins, Drake and Cavendish; Vol 2: Richard Hawkins, Greenville, Devereux, and Raleigh. $ US60.00

Stephen, Martin THE FIGHTING ADMIRALS. British Admirals of the Second World War. Annapolis: Naval Institute Pr., (1991). 8vo. x+227 pp. 12 pp of illus from photos. Blue boards. About fine in like dustwrapper. $ US20.00

Till, Geoffrey AIR POWER AND THE ROYAL NAVY. 1914-1945. A Historical Survey London: Jane's,1979. 8vo. 224 pp. 32 pp of illus from photos. Blue boards. Very good or better in like dustwrapper. $ US30.00

Wareham, Tom THE STAR CAPTAINS. Frigate Command in the Napoleonic Wars. Annapolis: Naval Institute, 2001. 8vo. 256pp. 16 pp of illus from paintings and portraits. Charts. Burgundy boards. A fine copy in like dustwrapper. $ US20.00

Warner, Oliver NELSON'S BATTLES. London: Batsford (1965) 8vo 254 pp. Illus from photos, paintings, engravings and maps. Blue cloth, some worn at corners and spine tips. A very good copy in worn dustwrapper. $ US25.00

Wild, Roland ARCTIC COMMAND. The Story of Smellie of the Nacopie. Foreword by Sir Patrick Ashley Cooper. Introduction by Dennis Jordan. Toronto: Ryerson (1955) 8vo xxii+194 pp. Illus from photographs; map. Blue cloth. Inscribed by the author on front free endpaper. Bright very good copy in chipped and edgeworn dustwrapper. $ US20.00