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Rise of the Ironclads

By: Amadon, George F.

Price: $5.85

Publisher: Missoula, Montana, U.S.A., Pictorial Histories Pub Co: 1999

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 031477


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Rise of the Ironclads

By: Amadon, George F.

Price: $5.40

Publisher: Missoula, Montana, U.S.A., Pictorial Histories Pub Co: 1999

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 064019


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The Navy in the Civil War Volume II : The Atlantic Coast

By: Ammen, Daniel

Price: $13.50

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribners & Sons: 1885

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 083003


Library sticker at tail, stamp and pencil notation title page. Minor edgewear, bumped corners. Bookplate front pastedown Binding tight, pages unmarked. Black & white photographs TEG Spine shows VOL XV View more info

THE CIVIL WAR

By: Blay, John S.

Price: $6.75

Publisher: Bonanza New York 1958: 1958

Seller ID: 008620I


Hardbound VG/VG b&w illustrations Oversize View more info

Naval Surgeon : Blockading the South 1862-1866 : & Revolt in Japan 1868-1869 : The Diary of Dr. Samuel Pellman Boyer in 2 Volumes

By: Boyer, Dr. Samuel Pellman (Edited By Barnes, Elinor and James A. )

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Bloomington, Indiana University Press: 1963

Edition: First American Editions

Seller ID: 062997


Diary of an entrant volunteer aged 23 in 1862 after graduation from medical school, into the fleet in the Civil War. Blockading in blue cloth, blue head dye, grey jacket with blue stars. Revolt in red cloth, red head dye, red patterned jacket with sunbursts. Jacket ptrice clipped. Both copies unmarked. View more info

Captains of the Old Steam Navy : Makers of the American Naval Tradition 1840-1880

By: Bradford, James C.

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Naval Institute Press Annapolis: 1986

Seller ID: 000865I


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Blockaders, Refugees, & Contrabands: Civil War on Florida's Gulf Coast, 1861-1865

By: Buker, George E.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Tuscaloosa, Alabama, U.S.A., Fire Ant Books: 2004

Seller ID: 064068


Chronicles the role of the East Gulf Blockading Squadron as an important Federal contingent in Florida. " Buker] argues that the presence of Union sailors and their extensive contacts ashore did serious damage to home-front morale and retarded Florida's value as a component of the rebel war machine. Since the state's long coastlines made it a ready target for a naval cordon, its commercial life suffered beginning in 1861 and deteriorated even further as the war... View more info

Sea, Sails and Shipwreck: Career of the Four-Masted Schooner Purnell T. White

By: Burgess, Robert H.

Price: $11.25

Publisher: Centreville, Maryland, U.S.A., Cornell Maritime Pr/Tidewater Pub: 1970

Seller ID: 042768S


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Captain John Ericsson: Father of the "Monitor"

By: Burnett, Constance Buel

Price: $4.50

Publisher: New York, Vanguard Press: 1960

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 059287S


Minor edgewear, spine ends bumped. Boards and lettering bright and clean. Jacket torn across back and at spine ends, taped on inside, sticker stain front cover. Binding tight, pages unmarked. View more info

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Steam Coffin: Captain Moses Rogers and The Steamship Savannah Break the Barrier

By: Busch, John Laurence

Price: $18.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Hodos Historia: 2010

Edition: First American Edition

Inscription: Dedicated By Author

Seller ID: 072499


For millennia, humans well-knew that there was a force far more powerful than they upon the Earth, and that was Nature itself. They could only dream of overcoming its power, or try to believe in the myths and fables of others who supposedly had done so. Then, at the dawn of the 19th century, along came a brilliant, creative, controversial American by the name of Robert Fulton. In the late summer of 1807, he ran his experimental "steamboat" from New York City to Albany, n... View more info

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Gray Thunder: Exploits of the Confederate States Navy

By: Campbell, R. Thomas

Price: $6.75

Publisher: Shippensburg, Pennsylvania, U.S.A., Burd Street Pr: 1995

Edition: First Paperback

Seller ID: 045866


Appears unread; unmarked. View more info

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The Sea Eagle : The Civil War Memoir of Lt. Cdr. William B. Cushing, USN

By: Carter, Alden R. (Editor) of Cushing, William B.

Price: $31.46

Publisher: Lanham, Maryland, U.S.A., Rowman & Littlfield Publishers: 2009

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 047187


William Barker Cushing is considered one of the navy's greatest heroes of the Civil War. After his expulsion from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1861, Cushing managed to get an appointment as a master's mate on one of the warships of a blockading squadron. Cushing's daring and exceptional performance in battle led to a spectacular rise in rank, responsibility, and reputation. His military career culminated in his torpedoing of the Confederate ironclad Albermarle on the Roanok... View more info

Bruce Catton's America: Selections from His Greatest Works

By: Catton, Bruce; Jensen, Oliver (editor)

Price: $3.15

Publisher: American Heritage Pub Co: 1979

Seller ID: 071130


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Sea of Gray: The Around-the-world Odyssey of the Confederate Raider Shenandoah

By: Chaffin, Tom

Price: $13.50

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Hill & Wang Pub: 2006

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 042891


The 58,000-mile circumnavigation of the Confederacy's last ship afloat. The auxiliary steamer Sea King left London becoming the CSS Shenadoah en-route to her new career as a merchant raider. Assembled from original documents including intimate shipboard journals of officers and seamen. 432pp. View more info

Sea of Gray: The Around-the-world Odyssey of the Confederate Raider Shenandoah

By: Chaffin, Tom

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Hill & Wang Pub: 2006

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 072151


The 58,000-mile circumnavigation of the Confederacy's last ship afloat. The auxiliary steamer Sea King left London becoming the CSS Shenadoah en-route to her new career as a merchant raider. Assembled from original documents including intimate shipboard journals of officers and seamen. 432pp. Jacket worn around edges, 1/2" tear front at head of spine, horizontal scratch across rear. Binding tight, pages unmarked. Illustrated View more info

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Gunsmoke over the Atlantic : First Naval Actions of the Civil War

By: Coombe, Jack

Price: $8.78

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Bantam Books: 2003

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 017764


On April 12, 1861, the Civil War began when shots were fired on an unfinished fort in Charleston Harbor. From that thunderous opening salvo, the naval battles to control the Atlantic coast that followed-daring, savage, and often deadly-were not only crucial in determining the outcome of the war and the fate of a nation, but would change the face of naval warfare forever. GUNSMOKE OVER THE ATLANTIC Historian Jack D Coombe, author of the critically acclaimed Thunde... View more info

Gunfire Around the Gulf : The Last Major Naval Campaigns of the Civil War

By: Coombe, Jack D.

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Bantam Books New York 2000: 2000

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 024245


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Profile Warship #36 : U. S. N. Monitors of the Civil War

By: Cracknell, William H.

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Windsor UK, Profile Publications: 1973

Edition: First UK Edition

Seller ID: 015467


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Duel Between the First Ironclads : (The Union 'Monitor' & the Confederacy's 'Virginia' - the redesigned and rebuilt 'Merrimac'.

By: Davis, William C.

Price: $11.25

Publisher: Doubleday NY 1975: 1975

Seller ID: 003382I


BCE edition. VG/VG Book Club. Tail spray. View more info

DUEL BETWEEN THE FIRST IRONCLADS

By: Davis, William C.

Price: $10.80

Publisher: Stackpole New York 1975: 1975

Seller ID: 005806I


2nd Edition F/F 201 pages with B/W photographs. View more info