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Newport News Ships: Their History in Two World Wars

By: Balison, Howard J.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Newport News, VA, The Mariners Museum 1954c.: 0

Seller ID: 500

Condition: Good+ in Poor dust jacket


9 3/4 X 7 1/4"", 372 Some flaws, but a decent copy of a hard to find title. Navy blue cloth boards. Light bumping to the head and tail of the spine and some rubbing along the upper 2"" of the rear edge of the spine. Gilt lettering on the spine and front board is bright and shiny. Slight bump to the tip of the upper rear corner and light rubbing to the lower corners - although the rubbing on the lower corners is not very pronounced, the tip of the inner ... View more info

On Board a United States Battleship: With Evans to the Pacific

By: Codd, Margaret J.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Chicago, IL, A. Flanagan Company: 1909

Seller ID: 41089

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


NAP. Some wear at spine extremities and tips of corners. 1/8" tear in cloth at the top edge of the rear board. A couple small foxed spots on spine edges. A bit of quite light rubbed soil on the rear board, and just a bit of very light surface rubbing. Spine just a bit sun-darkened. Else binding quite clean. Missing front flyleaf. Light freckling to endpapers. PAge edges a bit age-toned. Else pages clean. ; 205 pages View more info

The Ships and Aircraft of the United States Fleet

By: Fahey, James C. ( Edited and Compiled by )

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Annapolis, MD, U. S. Naval Institute 1965c.:

Edition: Eighth Edition

Seller ID: 558

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


64 Turquoise pictorial cover. Three staple central binding. Fair amount of rubbing to the head and tail of the spien and on the tips of the corners. Series of small chips (~3/16"" deep) on the upper edge of the front cover right next to the cor ner - looks like chewing - about an inch long - some of it carries to the upper edge of the first few pages. Pages are clean, white and crisp. View more info

Warship 1990

By: Gardiner, Robert (editor)

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Annapolis, MD, Naval Institute Press: 1990

Seller ID: 49219

ISBN: 1557509034

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Just a bit of light bumping to spine extremities. Previous owner's address label on front flyleaf. Else binding and pages are clean. Very lighr rubbing to DJ spine extremities and corners. A couple faint surface scratches to rear DJ. Else DJ is bright, clean. ; 255 pages View more info

Warship, 1989

By: Gardiner, Robert (editor)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Annapolis, MD, US Naval Institute Press: 1989

Seller ID: 49220

ISBN: 0870219995

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Spine tail very lightly bumped. Small bump in front lower board edge. Verys light spine twist. Previous owner's address label on front flyleaf. Else binding and pages are clean. Light rubbing to DJ spine extremities and rear lower corner. Else DJ is bright, clean. ; 255 pages View more info

The Big Gun Show: Battleship Main Armament 1860-1945

By: Hodges, Peter

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Annapolis, Naval Institute Press: 1981

Seller ID: 49218

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Bit of bumping to spine tail. VERY slight spine twist. Else binding clean. Bookplate of previous owner on front flyleaf (some rubbing on the bookplate). Else pages clean. DJ spine extremities and corners are lightly rubbed. Some soiling around DJ edges. ; 144 pages View more info

Shield of Empire The Royal Navy and Scotland

By: Lavery, Brian

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Birlinn Publishers: 2007

Seller ID: 55303

ISBN: 1841585130

Condition: Very Good in Near Fine dust jacket


Slight spine lean. Tiny tear on spine head. Else binding clean. Pages clean. Tiny chip on bottom rear DJ fold corner. Else DJ clean & bright. ; B&W Illustrations & Photos; 510 pages View more info

The Anatomy of British Sea Power: A History of British Naval Policy in the Pre-Dreadnought Era, 1880-1905

By: Marder, Arthur J.

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Hamden, CT, Archon Books: 1964

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 45775

Condition: with no dust jacket


Reprint. 580 pages, plus index. Ex-Library copy; with typical markings. Library label on front board, and a label and black bar on the spine tail. Some rubbing. Couple small tears in the cloth at the spine head. VERY slight spine lean. ; Ex-Library View more info

Fear God and Dread Nought: The Correspondence of Admiral of the Fleet Lorf Fisher of Kilverstone (3 volume set)

By: Marder, Arthur J. (ed); Lord Fisher of Kilverstone

Price: $200.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 1959

Seller ID: 44411

Condition: with no dust jacket


Three volume set. Ex-Library copies; with typical markings. Library label on front board and on spine tail of each volume. Just a bit of light rubbing. Some staining/mottling to the boards of V3. The spine of V2 is perhaps just a bit sunned. Else bindings clean. The front hinge of V3 is cracked, and has a slight spine lean. Pages clean, but for library markings. No dustjackets. V1: 1953, 2nd printing. V2: 1956, 1st edition. V3: 1959, 1st edition. ; Ex-Library View more info

A History of the Merchant Navy

By: Moyse-Bartlett, H.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 33254

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Bumping, rubbing at corners and spine extremities. Some surface rubbing. Some sunning to spine. Inked and inkstamp names on front endpapers. Some soil to endpapers. Foxing to first and last few pages. Pages edges age-toned, freckled. Else pages clean. ; B&W Illustrations; 303 pages View more info

Service Chemicals: United States Navy

By: Prepared by the Bureau of Navigation, Navy Department

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., U. S. Government Printing Of.: 1931

Seller ID: 462

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Navy blue boards. Light bumping/rubbing to the head and tail of the spine and corners. Light rubbing along the outside edges of the spine. Spine has some consistent overall soiling on it. Light facial rubbing in a couple places. Gilt lettering on the spine has faded, but is still gold in color and is readable. Gilt lettering on the front board has also started to fade, but clearer than the spine - this lettering is gold in color, a little shiny and is still easy to read.... View more info

Cruisers

By: Preston, Antony

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The Military Book Club: 2000

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 14908

Condition: Near Fine in Fine dust jacket


Just a bit o bumping to bottom board corners. Else book clean. Dj is unmarked.; 12 x 8.5" View more info

Naval Aviation Training: 4 Volume Set Naval Aviation Training; Pistons to Jets; U. S. Naval Air Reserve; Kite Ballons to Airships...the Navy's Lighter-Than Air Experience

By: Staff Of Naval Aviation News (edited by)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Washington, D. C., Deputy Chief of Naval Operations (Air Warfare) and the Commander, Naval Air Systems Command: 1987

Seller ID: 43756

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Four volume set. Stapled wraps. Some rubbing along spine. 1/8" closed tear in lower cover edge of one volume. Another volume has a 1" crease in front lower corner. Else covers and pages are clean with occasional light surface rubbing. ; B&W Photographs; 10.75" x 8.25" View more info

Battleship New Jersey: An Illustrated History

By: Stillwell, Paul

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Annapolis, MD, Naval Institute Press: 1986

Seller ID: 43929

ISBN: 0870210297

Condition: Very Good in Near Fine dust jacket


1968 (Re)Commissioning Ceremony pamphlet taped on the front flyleaf. A bit of spine lean. Bookplate and american flag sticker on front pastedown. Previous owners blind stamp on front flyleaf. Else pages clean. DJ is nice, bright, clean. ; B&W Photographs; 10" x 10"; 319 pages View more info

Battleship New Jersey: An Illustrated History

By: Stillwell, Paul

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Annapolis, MD, Naval Institute Press: 1986

Seller ID: 49217

ISBN: 0870210297

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good+ dust jacket


Slight spine lean. Shaken; tear on rear endpaper at spine head. Just a bit of very light rubbing. Else binding clean. Pages clean. Tips of lower DJ corners are a bit rubbed. Else DJ is clean, bright. ; B&W Photographs; 10" x 10"; 319 pages View more info