illus. 8vo, decorated cloth; (cloth rubbed and lightly soiled, one page of table of contents torn and repaired with no loss of text). N.Y.: Dodd, Mead, (1887).
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New York: Viking, 2005. Illus. 8vo, black boards, d.w. (New York): Viking, (2004). Book Club Edition. Very good.
Tokyo: Togo Gensui, 1935. Foreword by Dr. Kazutoshi Uyeda. 18 full-page color plates, followed by 26 pages of black-and-white photographs. 358 pages. 4to, rebound in full black leather with gilt lettering, original covers bound in; very minor scuffing to covers. Tokyo: Togo Gensui, (1935). Revised and enlarged edition. A near fine copy.
New York: Viking, 2003. Color and b/w Illus. 491pp. 8vo, black boards, d.w. (New York): Viking, (2003). Book Club Edition. Very good.
Salem: Peabody, 1959. 196 black & white illustrations. 61 pages of text. Slim 8vo, blue printed wrappers; a bit edgeworn. Salem, MA: The Peabody Museum, (1959). A very goodcopy. Exhibition catalogue, commemorating the 160th Anniversary of the launching of the frigate Essex and the founding of the East India Marine Society, 1799.
Map. Lithograph. 16.75 x 16.75 inches. In very good condition. Some wear along original fold lines. Some light staining at top right. Printed circa 1915. A Turkish (Ottoman) map of the North Sea that illustrates the Battle of Dogger Bank, a significant early battle between the British and German navies. After a difficult defeat the month prior, British spies intercepted and decoded German wireless transmissions leading to an important victory.
New York: Coward-McCann, 1970. Illus. 408pp. 8vo, black cloth, d.w. New York: Coward-McCann, (1970). Very good.
Washington: Naval Aviator Register, 1967. Illus. 612pp. 4to, maroon cloth. (Washington: Naval Aviator Register, 1967). Very good.
Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 2006. 8vo, two-toned boards, d.w. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, (2006). Near Fine.
New York: David McKay, 1964. Frontis. 8vo, original blue cloth, ex-lib with usual markings, margin chipped on Frontis. New York: David McKay, (1964).
New York: Abrams, 2004. Over 150 photographic illustrations. Oblong 4to, dark blue boards, d.w. (New York: Abrams, 2004). First edition. Small bump at head of spine, otherwise near fine.
New York: Free Press, 1979. Illus. Maps. 8vo, blue cloth, d.w. torn and lightly soiled. New York: Free Press, (1979). Book Club Edition.
Garden City: Hanover House, 1955. Illus. 8vo, gray cloth, torn d.w. Garden City: Hanover House, 1955.
New York: Harper, 1896. Illus. 8vo, blue cloth, spine ends and edges of corners lightly worn. New York: Harper, (1896).
New York: Macmillan, 1928. Illus. 12mo, green cloth, corners lightly bumped, lettering on spine faded. New York: Macmillan, 1928.
New York: Derby & Jackson, 1856. With an Appendix, Comprising His Correspondence with the Navy Department respecting His Conquest of California...Together with His Speeches in the Senate of the United States, and His Political Letters. Frontis. 131pp. + 2pp. of publisher's ads. 8vo, rebound in modern 3/4 brown morocco, back cover lightly soiled on cloth, scattered light foxing including Frontis. New York: Derby & Jackson, 1856. First Edition. Howes B-259. Sabin 91904.
London: Cadell and Davies, 1808. Copperplate portrait + 1 plate. 99pp. slim 8vo, tan calf, black leather label, marbled boards (rubbed). London: Cadell and Davies, 1808. Second Edition. Scarce. Very good.
Brooklyn, NY: 1880. 2 pages, 7.75 x 4.75 inches, signed once in the body and again at the conclusion, Brooklyn, New York, February 21, 1880, to Commander (later Rear Admiral) Reginald F. Nicholson, requesting that his grandson be allowed to board naval vessels, in full: "Do you wish a recruit -- a young officer? My grandson, Master Henry Ward Beecher Jr, would be obliged to you for permission to go aboard of some of the ships, and generally to see...
London: Hambledon Press, 1999. Illus. 8vo, blue cloth, d.w., cloth lightly soiled. London: Hambledon Press, (1999).
Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2004. Illus. 8vo, brown cloth, d.w. lightly soiled, margins throughout lightly dampstained and wrinkled. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, (2004).
Woodstock: Overlook, 2001. Illus. 8vo, 1/2 orange cloth, d.w. lightly soiled, boards soiled. Woodstock: Overlook Press, (2001).
Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 1999. Illus. 8vo, maroon cloth, d.w., cloth soiled. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, (1999).
Washington: Regnery, 2013. Illus. 426pp. 8vo, red boards, d.w., boards very lightly soiled. (Washington): Regnery History, (2013). History of the Allied attempts to sink the Tirpitz.
London: Macdonald, 1963. Many Photo Illus. Oblong 12mo, original green cloth, ex-lib with usual markings, portion of d.w. pasted on back cover. London: Macdonald, (1963).
Paris: Gide, 1839. Suivi de Notes et Documents et d'un Apercu General sur L'Etate Actuel du Texas, par M.E. Maissin. 17 India-proof plates, text illus. vii, 591pp. 4to, orig. cloth-backed boards; (lacks plate no. 16, slight foxing affecting some plates, spine worn). Paris: Gide, 1839. First Edition. "Admiral Baudin's French fleet, returning from the reduction of Vera Cruz, touched at Velasco, and thence sailed to Galveston." Baudin and his aide-de-camp Maissin travelled to Houston where they visited President Lamar. "Admiral...