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Image for Old Steamers of the St. Lawrence from Watertown Daily Times

Old Steamers of the St. Lawrence from Watertown Daily Times

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: 1944

Seller ID: 2262611

Condition: Very Good


A few faint creases to wrappers, no publisher date (circa mid 1900s), ink notes throughout. 1944 Spiral-Bound Softcover. Unpaginated. A collection in black-and-white of old steamers of the St. Lawrence from Watertown Daily Times. Spiral-bound photocopies. View more info

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The Record of the Mediterranean Cruise of the United States Ship Saratoga CVA-60, Fall, Winter, Spring, 1959-1960

By: N/A

Price: $95.00

Publisher: H. G. Roebuck and Son, Inc.: 1960

Seller ID: 2291347

Condition: Very Good


Ink name on front endpaper, ink date on title page. Ink notes by previous owner on VA-34 Blue Blasters pages, providing names, nicknames, and assignments of other members. 1960 Large Hardcover. 256 pp. Lavishly illustrated with color and black-and-white photographs. USS Saratoga (CV/CVA/CVB-60), was the second of four Forrestal-class supercarriers built for the United States Navy in the 1950s. Saratoga was the sixth U.S. Navy ship, and the second aircraft carrier, to be named for the Battles of Saratoga in the American Revolutionary War. Commissioned in 1956, she spent most of her career in th... View more info

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New York State Canal System Cruising Guide: Erie, Champlain, Oswego, Cayuga-Seneca

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York State Department of Transportation: 1998

Seller ID: 2296526

Condition: Good


Light stain, smudges throughout. 1998 Spiral-Bound Softcover. The New York Canal System Cruising Guide including maps and charts for Erie, Champlain, Oswego, Cayuga-Seneca. View more info

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U. S. Army-Navy Journal of Recognition Journal, September, 1943, Number 1

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: U.S. War and Navy Departments: 1943

Seller ID: 2298582

Condition: Fair


Wrappers loose but included, minor ink marks on a couple pages. 1943 Magazine. 50 pp. Topics include new submarine types, battleships, carriers, the Japanese Air Force, and more. View more info

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The Adventures & Brave Deeds of the Ship's Cat on the Spanish Maine, Together with the Most Lamentable Losse of the Alcestis & Triumphant Firing of the Port of Charges

By: Aldridge, Alan; Adams, Richard

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Jonathan Cape, Ltd.: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2266328

ISBN: 0224014412

Condition: Very Good


First edition. No jacket, light crease along spine, pages very faintly foxed. 1977 Large Hardcover. Unpaginated. Full-page illustrations enhance the story of a fighting cat of Good Queen Bess's time who goes to sea for the honor of fair England. View more info

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The Bounty: The True Story of the Mutiny on the Bounty

By: Alexander, Caroline

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Viking: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2208326

ISBN: 067003133X

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. A very nice copy. Near Fine. 2003 Hard Cover. 491 pp. An account of the actual events surrounding the legendary conflict aboard the HMS Bounty focuses on the court-martial of its ten mutineers, citing the breakdown and exile of Master's Mate Fletcher Christian and Lieutenant Bligh's navigation talents. KEYWORDS: MUTINY BOUNTY NAUTICAL BOATS WATERCRAFT TRANSPORTATION ADVENTURE TRAVEL OCEANIA FLETCHER CHRISTIAN BLIGH View more info

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The Bounty: The True Story of the Mutiny on the Bounty

By: Alexander, Caroline

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Viking: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2281307

ISBN: 067003133X

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Bottom edge lightly bumped. 2003 Hard Cover. 491 pp. An account of the actual events surrounding the legendary conflict aboard the HMS Bounty focuses on the court-martial of its ten mutineers, citing the breakdown and exile of Master's Mate Fletcher Christian and Lieutenant Bligh's navigation talents. View more info

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The Bounty: The True Story of the Mutiny on the Bounty

By: Alexander, Caroline

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Viking: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2281308

ISBN: 067003133X

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Corners pushed, jacket corners lightly rubbed. 2003 Hard Cover. 491 pp. An account of the actual events surrounding the legendary conflict aboard the HMS Bounty focuses on the court-martial of its ten mutineers, citing the breakdown and exile of Master's Mate Fletcher Christian and Lieutenant Bligh's navigation talents. View more info

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Forgotten Weapon: U.S. Navy Airships and the U-Boat War

By: Althoff, William F.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Naval Institute Press: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2203995

ISBN: 1591140102

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. A fine copy. Fine. 2009 Large Hardcover. xii, 419 pp. Airships are the forgotten weapon of World War II. Forgotten Weapons analyzes the development of airships as weapons for antisubmarine warfare, examines how scientists and airmen collaborated to combat U-boats and reveals the little-known accomplishments of airship crews. As William F. Althoff demonstrates, the naval airship logged an admirable operational record during the Battle of the Atlantic, the longest continued armed contest during the war. Their useful deployment depended first, however, on effective collaboration ... View more info

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Submarines of World War Two

By: Bagnasco, Erminio

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Naval Institute Press: 1977

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2299447

ISBN: 0870219626

Condition: Near Fine


1985 2nd printing. 1977 Large Hardcover. 256 pp. Black-and-white photographs, diagrams, and detailed specifications throughout. Describes and pictures all classes and types of submarines used by combatant nations during the war, compiling information on the construction, dimensions, speed, range, and performance record of each vessel. View more info

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The Naval Institute Guide to Combat Fleets of the World, 2000-2001: Their Ships, Aircraft, and Systems

By: Baker, A.D.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Naval Institute Press: 2000

Seller ID: 2287157

ISBN: 1557501971

Condition: Near Fine


2000 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. xxiii, [1], 1107, [5] pp. This biennially updated reference on the world's naval and paranaval forces presents accurate and timely data about the composition of the afloat, coastal defense, and aviation arms of about 180 countries and territories, as well as information about coast guards and other armed maritime government services. It contains not only details about the characteristics and capabilities of ships and craft ranging from giant aircraft carriers and ballistic missile submarines to small tugboats and launches, but... View more info

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The Naval Institute Guide to Combat Fleets of the World, 2002-2003: Their Ships, Aircraft, and Systems

By: Baker, A.D.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Naval Institute Press: 2002

Seller ID: 2287158

ISBN: 1557502420

Condition: Near Fine


Spine faded. 2002 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. xiii, [1], 1129, [9] pp. This popular navy guide is internationally acknowledged as the world's leading one-volume reference to the world's naval and paranaval forces. Comprehensive, authoritative and affordable, it is updated biennially to include accurate and timely data about the composition of the afloat, coastal defense, and aviation arms of more than one hundred eighty countries and territories, including coast guards and other armed maritime government services. Both major fleets like those of the United St... View more info

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Selected Papers on British Warship Design in World War II

By: Baker, R. (editor)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Naval Institute Press: 1983

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2289922

ISBN: 0870219219

Condition: Very Good


Reissule. Jacket toned. 1983 Hard Cover. In 1947 the quarterly Transactions of the Institution of Naval Architects included a set of papers written by the Admiralty Naval Construction officials responsible for various types of warships. These selections from the report include a wealth of information on the design of warships during WWII. View more info

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Pultneyville Yacht Club 1979 Membership Log

By: Barker, Tom

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Pultneyville Yacht Club, Inc.: 1979

Seller ID: 1768250

Condition: Very Good


Lightly rubbed, owner sticker on rear wrapper. 1979 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 68 pp. Pages printed on recto only. Original wrappers. Includes: 1979 club calendar; names and photographs of 1979 officers' list of of committees and chairmen with associated purposes; racing schedule; chart of harbor and yacht club facilities; list of club members and family along with their boat names; 1979 in pictures; club constitution and by-laws; policies on membership and dockage; club history; list of past commodores; race trophies - winners of 1978; quick reference guide... View more info

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Great Lakes Sailing Ships (Ships and Sailing Albums, Book 2)

By: Barkhausen, Henry N.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Kalmbach Publishing Co.: 1947

Seller ID: 2287648

Condition: Very Good


Minor general wear. 1947 Spiral-Bound Softcover. Unpaginated. Includes black-and-white illustrations. A photographic collection of sailing ships of the Great Lakes with description. View more info

Image for Seven Centuries of Sea Travel: From the Crusaders to the Cruises

Seven Centuries of Sea Travel: From the Crusaders to the Cruises

By: Bathe, B.W.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Portland House: 1990

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2117882

ISBN: 0517017547

Condition: Very Good


Small (1) tear to upper jacket repaired with clear tape. 1990 Large Hardcover. 295, [1] pp. This profusely illustrated book presents an authoritative account of the development of sea travel from the 14th century to the present. View more info

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The Coast Guard

By: Beard, Tom; Hanson, Jose; Scotti, Paul C.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Foundation for Coast Guard History / Beaux Arts Editions: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2105724

ISBN: 0883636735

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Top corner faintly bumped, rear board lightly spotted. 2004 Large Hardcover. 367 pp. An illustrated history and tribute to the United States Coast Guard, from its foundation in 1790 to the date of publication. Color and black & white photographs and reproductions of historical illustrations throughout. View more info

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Here Comes the Polly: A Biography of a Russian Built Gunboat (The Politkofsky)

By: Becker, Ethel Anderson

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Superior Publishing Company: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2205333

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. A very nice copy. Half-inch tear to top edge of jacket front, very minor surface tear to jacket front. 1971 Large Hardcover. 127 pp. Politkofsky was a small Russian-built sidewheel gunboat that patrolled the Alaskan Panhandle in the 1860s. She was built of yellow cedar at New Archangel, or Sitka, and was 120 feet (37 m) in length and 152 tons displacement. Early copper boilers and a cross-head engine installed, and these came from an earlier ship Imperator Nicholas 1. When the Czar sold Russia to the US in 1867, the steamer was included in the deal. The paddler was then sold int... View more info

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Jane's Fighting Ships, 1972-73

By: Blackman, Raymond V. B.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Sampson Low: 1973

Seller ID: 2296530

ISBN: 0070321612

Condition: Very Good


No jacket. Bottom edge of front board bumped, smudges on front board and page ridges, pencil mark on both paste-down endpapers. 1973 Large Hardcover. 745 pp. 75th Year of Issue. Includes all European countries, United Kingdom and Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, United States of America, Philippines, South Korea, South Vietnam and Taiwan China, Other Countries, and Naval Aircraft and Missiles. ORDER OF CONTENTS: Alphabetical List of Advertisers; Classified List of Advertisers; Frontispiece; Contents List; Introduction by Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh; Foreword; Acknowledgements; Radar I... View more info

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Jane's Fighting Ships, 1958-59: Sixty-First Year of Issue

By: Blackman, Raymond V.B.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Sampson Low, Marston & Co., Ltd.: 1959

Seller ID: 2287496

Condition: Very Good


Jacket foxed and lightly toned, bottom corner lightly bumped. 1959 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. 64, xxvi, 446 pp. An annual by the authoritative publisher of reference works on military vehicles, with black-and-white photographs and detailed specifications throughout. View more info

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Jane's Fighting Ships, 1965-66: Sixty-Eighth Year of Issue

By: Blackman, Raymond V.B.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Sampson Low, Marston & Co., Ltd.: 1966

Seller ID: 2287497

Condition: Very Good


A bit musty, jacket lightly foxed, 1/2 inch chip from top jacket corner, ink stamp on front jacket panel. 1966 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. 60, vi-vii, 461, xvi pp. An annual by the authoritative publisher of reference works on military vehicles, with black-and-white photographs and detailed specifications throughout. View more info

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Silent Victory: The U.S. Submarine War Against Japan

By: Blair, Clay, Jr.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Bantam Books: 1976

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2281647

ISBN: 0553010506

Condition: Very Good


First printing. Pages lightly toned. 1976 Trade Paperback. 1072 pp. A reconstruction of United States submarine activity in the Pacific during World War II assesses the submarine's role in the overall War. View more info

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Arctic Passages: A Unique Small-Boat Voyage in the Great Northern Waterway

By: Bockstoce, John

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Hearst Marine Books: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2197255

ISBN: 0688088392

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Bookplate on paste-down endpaper. 1991 Hard Cover. 256 pp. First edition. In 1988, John Bockstoce, Arctic historian and archaeologist, became the first person to traverse the Northwest Passage west to east in a small boat. Arctic Passages is the extraordinary story of his voyage thirty-five hundred miles through this hemisphere's least explored and most dangerous waterway, from Bering Strait to Baffin Bay. Navigating largely without the benefit of a working compass, John Bockstoce made his way through thousands of uncharted islands along a shifting, featureless coastline, using ... View more info

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Soviet Warship Development, Volume One: 1917-1937 [1]

By: Breyer, Siegfried

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Conway Maritime Press: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2299444

ISBN: 0851776043

Condition: Near Fine


First English language edition. 1992 Hard Cover. 288 pp. An illustrated account of the evolution of Soviet warship design during the early twentieth century, with black-and-white photographs, diagrams, and detailed specifications throughout. View more info

Carrier Operations in World War II, in Two Volumes: The Royal Navy; The Pacific Navies, Dec 1941 - Feb 1943

By: Brown, David

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Naval Institute Press: 1974

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2299927

ISBN: 087021814X

Condition: Very Good


Second edition. Both volumes lack jackets. 1974 Hard Cover. Complete in two volumes. 160; 152 pp. 8vo. Black-and-white photographs throughout. View more info

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D-Day Ships: The Allied Invasion Fleet, June 1944

By: Buffetaut, Yves

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Naval Institute Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2203996

ISBN: 1557501521

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. A fine copy. Near Fine. 1994 Large Hardcover. 161 pp. ...offers a superb appraisal of the Allies' naval contribution to the largest amphibious operation in history. The author examines the ships, strategic and tactical planning, the channel voyage, landings on both American and British beaches, the Mulberry Harbours, the great storm, and looks at the invasion from the perspective of amphibious operations throughout World War II. With the huge range of craft detailed and supporting plans and action photographs, this... is the best available account of Operation Overlord. 140 illu... View more info

Advance Force Pearl Harbor

By: Burlingame, Burl

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Naval Institute Press: 2002

Seller ID: 2299914

ISBN: 1557502110

Condition: Very Good


Fore edge of wrappers delaminating. 2002 Trade Paperback. xvi, [5]-481, [9] pp. Japan's submarine assault on Pearl Harbor, though not as well known as the devastating air strike, had a significant impact on the chaos that was 7 December 1941. Drawn from American and Japanese sources, this page-turner describes both the single-minded bravery of the submarines who carried out the attack and the valorous men in the destroyers who battled them to a standstill. It is the first comprehensive examination of the role played by the Imperial Navy's submarine force during the opening moves of World War I... View more info

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Tin Can Sailor: Life Aboard the USS Sterett, 1939-1945

By: Calhoun, C. Raymond

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Naval Institute Press: 1993

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2295909

ISBN: 1557501084

Condition: Near Fine


Second printing. Jacket spine base rubbed with a minor tear. 1993 Hard Cover. xv, 198 pp. A narrative account of the Sterett and her 800 sailors. Calhoun was a junior officer serving on the World War II destroyer from 1939 to April 1943, when he was wounded off Guadalcanal. The author supplements his own experiences with interviews of officers and enlisted men, action reports, ship logs, and diaries. He vividly describes the Sterett 's surface actions, such as the Third Battle of Savo Island and the Vella Gulf action. A roster of the ship's personnel from August 1939-November 1945 is included. View more info

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Paddlewheels on the Frontier: The Story of British Columbia and Yukon Sternwheel Steamers

By: Downs, Art

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Superior Publishing Company: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2203101

ISBN: 1127474332

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Sticker to front endpaper. Jacket rubbed, sticker to front jacket flap. 1972 Large Hardcover. 160 pp. This book tells the lusty story of the 100-year-long era when over 300 buff-bowed, flat-bottomed sternwheel steamers left their wake on virtually all of the major lakes and rivers in B.C. and the Yukon, as well as coastal Gulfs and Straits, the open water of the storm-swept Pacific Ocean and even the grey, mist-shrouded Bering Sea. Includes over 200 photos of the colorful vessels. Over 60,000 words of accompanying text blends in the life stories of the flamboyant captains and cr... View more info

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The Steamboat Comes to Norfolk Harbor, and The Log of the First Ten Years

By: Emmerson, John C.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: S/P: 1949

Seller ID: 2118837

Condition: Very Good


Crease on front wrapper. 1949 Trade Paperback. 455 pp. A compilation of news articles and other sources on the early appearances of steamboats in North Carolina. View more info