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The Life Of William Bainbridge

By: Dearborn, H.A.S.

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Princeton University Press: 1931

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 073900

Condition: Very Good


Barnes and Noble edition. Princeton U Press on title page, B & N on jacket and spine of book. Edited by James Barnes. Edges worn, corners bumped. Boards a bit warped. Binding tight, pages unmarked. Illustrated. View more info

A Leap to Arms : The Cuban Campaign of 1898

By: Dierks, Jack Cameron

Price: $7.88

Publisher: Philadelphia, Lippincott: 1970

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 016868

Condition: Very Good


Endpapers map of the Battle of Santiago : Positions of Ships. View more info

U. S. S. Monitor: The Ship That Launched a Modern Navy

By: Edward M. Miller

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Annapolis, Leeward Publications: 1978

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 073797

ISBN: 0915268108

Condition: Very Good


Blindseal ffep. View more info

America's Maritime Heritage

By: Engle, Eloise & Lott, Arnold S.

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Naval Institute Annapolis 1975: 1975

Seller ID: 003346I


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Truxton of the Constellation

By: Ferguson, Eugene S.

Price: $10.80

Publisher: Annapolis, Naval Institute Press: 1982

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 074237

ISBN: 0870217127

Condition: Very Good


Edgges worn, corners bumped. Top of page block foxed. Map endpapers. Binding tight, pages unmarked. slight musty odor View more info

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USS Constellation : From Frigate to Sloop of War

By: Footner, Geoffrey M.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Annapolis, MD, U.S.A., Naval Institute Press: 2002

Seller ID: 037550

ISBN: 1557502846

Condition: New


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From Sail to Steam : Four Centuries of Texas Maritime History, 1500-1900

By: Francaviglia, Richard V.

Price: $14.40

Publisher: Austin, TX, U.S.A., University of Texas Press: 1998

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 020265

ISBN: 0-292-72503-5

Condition: New


"The maritime history of Texas is a critical but overlooked topic. This book is a significant contribution, a very nice new synthesis. It will be very useful for a general audience." -- J. Barto Arnold III, State Marine Archeologist, Texas Historical Commission The Gulf Coast has been a principal place of entry into Texas ever since Alonso Alvarez de Pineda explored these shores in 1519. Yet, nearly five hundred years later, the maritime history of Texas remains large... View more info

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From Sail to Steam : Four Centuries of Texas Maritime History, 1500-1900

By: Francaviglia, Richard V.

Price: $15.75

Publisher: Austin, TX, U.S.A., University of Texas Press: 1998

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 020659

ISBN: 0-292-72503-5

Condition: New


"The maritime history of Texas is a critical but overlooked topic. This book is a significant contribution, a very nice new synthesis. It will be very useful for a general audience." -- J. Barto Arnold III, State Marine Archeologist, Texas Historical Commission The Gulf Coast has been a principal place of entry into Texas ever since Alonso Alvarez de Pineda explored these shores in 1519. Yet, nearly five hundred years later, the maritime history of Texas remains large... View more info

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Wars of the Barbary Pirates: To the shores of Tripoli: the birth of the US Navy and Marines (Essential Histories)

By: Fremont-Barnes, Gregory

Price: $9.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Osprey Publishing: 2006

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 072965

ISBN: 1846030307

Condition: As New


The Barbary War - the first American war against Libya - was the first war waged by the United States outside national boundaries after gaining independence and unification of the country. The four Barbary States of North Africa - Morocco, Algiers, Tunis, and Tripoli - had plundered seaborne commerce for centuries. This was piracy on an extraordinary scale: they controlled all trading routes through the Barbary waters and North Africa: demanding ransom and booty for safe... View more info

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Under the Blue Pennant or Notes of a Naval Officer

By: Grattan, John W. edited by Robert J. Schneller Jr.

Price: $16.16

Publisher: John Wiley NY 1999: 1999

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 022334

ISBN: 0471240435

Condition: As New


"Rare . . . gives us insights into how Union naval officers thought, how they lived . . . entertaining and informative for the general reader and a mine of material for the specialist."-Journal of Military History "A small, long-submerged treasure that will reward those willing to give in to the unfamiliar waters of the Civil War's naval history."-Civil War Book Reviews "A surprisingly lively and modern read . . . a welcome addition to our knowledge of the lives of m... View more info

Commodore John Barry Father of the American Navy

By: Gurn, Joseph

Price: $11.25

Publisher: New York, P. J. Kennedy & Sons: 1933

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 081202

Condition: Very Good


Edges worn, corners bumped. Jacket soiled and chipped at spine ends. Price-clipped. Binding tight, pages unmarked. Illustrated. View more info

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Our Country, Right or Wrong: The Life of Stephen Decatur, the U.S. Navy's Most Illustrious Commander

By: Guttridge, Leonard F.

Price: $3.60

Publisher: U.S.A., Forge Books: 2006

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 081237

ISBN: 0765307014

Condition: Near Fine


Blazing sea fights and undercurrents of intrigue: these are among the compelling ingredients of a biography that brings to life the most illustrious and formidable figure of the United States Navy. His name is carried by more than two dozen towns and cities. Here at last is a full exploration of Stephen Decatur's complex character. Reckless in youth, cool yet audacious in combat, loved by those who sailed under his command yet plotted against by rivals in the race for gl... View more info

The Commodores, The U.S. Navy in the Age of Sail

By: Guttridge, Leonard F. And Jay D. Smith, Illustrated by Black & White Photo Illus

Price: $7.65

Publisher: New York: Harper, 1969: 1969

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 015842

Condition: Very Good


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The Commodores : The U.S. Navy in the Age of Sail

By: Guttridge, Leonard F. and Smith, Jay D.

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Harper & Row New York: 1969

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 070548

Condition: Very Good


Minor wear to edges of boards and jacket. Clean, tight copy. View more info

Life And Achievements Of Admiral Dewey

By: Halstead, Murat, Illustrated by Black & White Illus

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Our Possessions, 1899: 1899

Seller ID: 001608

Condition: Good Plus


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THE STORY OF THE MEXICAN WAR

By: Henry, Robert Selph

Price: $36.00

Publisher: Bobbs-Merrill Indianapolis: 1950

Seller ID: 002253I


1st edition. Hardbound G+ to VG in blue cloth. Ex Libris bookplate, B&W illusts. View more info

Twenty Six Historic Ships

By: Hill, Frederic Stanhope

Price: $13.50

Publisher: New York, G P. Putnam's Sons: 1903

Seller ID: 080859

Condition: Good


Spine and board edges worn, corners bumped. Hinges exposed, bookplate front pastedown. Department of the Navy blindseal throughout book. Pages are secure, unmarked. Illustrated. View more info

The Romance of the American Navy From 1775-1909

By: Hill, Frederic Stanhope

Price: $13.50

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1910

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 081176

Condition: Very Good


Dark blue boards with bright gilt lettering. Name ffep. Edges worn, corners bumped. Binding tight, pages unmarked. Illustrated. View more info

THUNDER AT HAMPTON ROADS

By: Hoehling, A.A.

Price: $6.30

Publisher: Prentice Hall Press Englewood Cliffs 1976: 1976

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 009441

ISBN: 0139206523

Condition: Very Good


Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. First American Edition. ISBN:0 13 920652 3. The USS Monitor - Its Battle with The Merrimack and Its Recent Discovery View more info

The Frigate Constitution : The Central Figure of the Navy Under Sail

By: Hollis, Ira N.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Houghton, Mifflin and Company: 1901

Seller ID: 081258

Condition: Very Good


Dark green boards with bright gilt lettering and front illustration. Gilt top edge. Front hinge exposed at preface. Name front pastedown. Binding tight, pages unmarked. Illustrated View more info