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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

Condition: Near Fine


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

ISBN: 0870210130


1st edition. F/F 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

ISBN: 0-87033-147-7

Condition: Very Good


Prior owner notation on ffep. View more info

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

Condition: Very Good


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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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

ISBN: 1572492775

Condition: Nr Fine


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

ISBN: 0742570533

Condition: New


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 Roanoke River in 1864, an operation he executed under heavy enemy fire. This new and fully annotated edition of Cushing's memoir, o... 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

ISBN: 0-8281-0310-0

Condition: Very Good


Tight, clean, 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

ISBN: 0553380737

Condition: New


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 Thunder Along the Mississippi and Gunfire Around the Gulf, combines brilliant research with a novelist's flair for re-creation to p... 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

Condition: Very Good


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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

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The Rebel Raiders: The Astonishing History of the Confedracy's Secret Navy

By: De Kay, James T.

Price: $19.35

Publisher: Westminster, Maryland, U.S.A., Ballantine Books: 2002

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 024621

ISBN: 0-345-43182-0

Condition: As New


Clandestinely built Number 290 was finally unleashed as the CSS Alabama - it triggered an extensive sequence of events, including the British political treachery that cost a retribution settlement of $15.5 Million in gold paid to the United States....(so what's politically new, do we learn from history!?) 257pp View more info

Monitor

By: deKay, James Tertius

Price: $3.75

Publisher: Ballantine Books New York: 1999

Seller ID: 000930I


1st thus edition. Paperback VG/- remainder dot at head View more info

MONITOR

By: deKay, James Tertius

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Ballantine Books New York 1999: 1999

Seller ID: 007291I


Reprint Paperback VG in trade pb. The story of the legendary Civil War Ironclad. View more info

MONITOR

By: deKay, James Tertius

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Ballantine Books New York 1999: 1999

Seller ID: 016911


Reprint Paperback VG in trade pb. The story of the legendary Civil War Ironclad. View more info

GHOST SHIP : THE CONFEDERATE RAIDER ALABAMA

By: Delaney, Norman C.

Price: $5.40

Publisher: Southfarm Middletown 1989: 1989

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 045090

ISBN: 0913337153

Condition: Good


Stored odor. View more info

The Captain and Submarine CSS H. L. Hunley

By: Duncan, Ruth H.

Price: $67.50

Publisher: Memphis, Self: 1965

Edition: Limited

Seller ID: 060492

Condition: Near Fine


#825 of the First Edition . Bottom front corners bumped. Hinges creak. Rear of jacket soiled from rubbing against another book. Now in protective cover. Binding tight, pages unmarked. View more info

Civil Wae and Naval Chronology 1861-1865 : Part I -1861

By: Eller, E. M. (Director of Naval History)

Price: $2.70

Publisher: Washington, Navt Department: 1961

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 082994

Condition: Very Good Ex-Library


Library sticker at tail, stamp and pencil notation title page. Binding tight, pages unmarked. Black & white photographs. 41pp View more info

Civil Wae and Naval Chronology 1861-1865 : Part V -1865

By: Eller, E. M. (Director of Naval History)

Price: $3.60

Publisher: Washington, Navt Department: 1963

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 082995

Condition: Very Good Ex-Library


Library sticker at tail, stamp and pencil notation title page. Binding tight, pages unmarked. Black & white photographs. 149pp View more info