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Nautilus 90 North, Anderson, William R. with Clay Blair, Jr.
1 Nautilus 90 North
Anderson, William R. with Clay Blair, Jr.
Cleveland / New York World Publishing Company 1959 First Hardcover Very Good+ Fair Jacket 
Stated First Edition in second printing dust jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with illustration of submarine on cover and spine, silver lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean map-illustrated endpapers. Brief previous owner inscription dated 1959 on back side of front free endpaper. Illustrated with photographs by John Krawczyk, USN. 251 pages with index, plus "About the Author." Dust jacket is tattered, missing large chip at base of spine, has tears and edge wear, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Dramatic account of the first atomic submarine's voyage from the Pacific to the Atlantic beneath the Arctic ice pack. 024891

Price: 14.00 USD
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The Advancement of Learning, Bacon, Francis
2 The Advancement of Learning
Bacon, Francis
London J. M. Dent & Sons 1962 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean dark navy cloth boards with copper lettering on spine. No bumping, fraying or cracking. Binding is tight and square. Very tiny neatly penned date on front fixed endpaper. Pages and edges are clean and bright; no writing or bookplates. Edited with an introduction by G. W. Kitchin. 246 pgs. with index. Unfaded dustjacket has very shallow chipping to top/base of spine, (no larger than 1/8"). Very light surface wear to panels. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 5" x 7-1/4". Literature. 014616

Price: 12.00 USD
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H.M.S. Rodney at Sea - Being the Story of the Second Commission of His Majesty's Battleship 'Rodney', Benstead, C. R.
3 H.M.S. Rodney at Sea - Being the Story of the Second Commission of His Majesty's Battleship 'Rodney'
Benstead, C. R.
London Methuen & Co. Ltd. 1932 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in original jacket, with price intact on spine of jacket (7/6 net). Jacket design by A. E. Taylor. Clean navy blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine, gold navy ship on cover. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers illustrated with track charts (maps). No names, writing or bookplates. With twenty photo illustrations. 205 pages with Appendix, 8 pages of publisher's advertising at rear of book. Jacket has two tiny shallow chips at top spine edge, slightly age-toned, hint of very light soiling to rear panel which advertises author's previous book, "Retreat - A Story of 1918". Jacket is enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The story of a British battleship in home waters, naval fact and description of how those who served on the 'Rodney", one of the two most powerful battleships in the world at the time, spent the years of her second commission. 022768

Price: 60.00 USD
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4 My Love Affair with the Navy
Bosworth, Allan R.
New York W. W. Norton 1969 393-07449-8 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean navy blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped (small clip, however on lower front flap corner). Tiny chips at top of spine, 1/4" or less closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Military. 008369

Price: 10.00 USD
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Come the Three Corners - Achievements of the Empire Overseas Since War Began, Brittain, Sir Harry
5 Come the Three Corners - Achievements of the Empire Overseas Since War Began
Brittain, Sir Harry
London Hutchinson 1940 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
First edition in original jacket. Clean red cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 222 pp. with fold-out map at rear of book ("The Navy's Colossal Task of Guarding British Merchant Ships at Sea"). Illustrated with 48 photographs. Clean dustjacket is price clipped at lower corner of front inside flap, has 1/2" chip at base of spine, a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 019961

Price: 20.00 USD
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Kinfolk, Buck, Pearl
6 Kinfolk
Buck, Pearl
New York John Day Co. 1949 First Hard Cover Fine Very Good Jacket 
Very clean brown cloth boards with gold lettering and decorative title box on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 406 pgs. Clean, unfaded dustjacket is not price clipped, has shallow chipping at top of spine (1/4"), small chip to front spine edge (size of a navy bean); slight wear to corner tips and one short closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Fiction. 013219

Price: 20.00 USD
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Golden Wings: A Pictorial History of the United States Navy and Marine Corps in the Air, Caidin, Martin
7 Golden Wings: A Pictorial History of the United States Navy and Marine Corps in the Air
Caidin, Martin
New York Arno Press 1974 0405037554 / 9780405037559 Reprint Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Reprint edition in unclipped dustjacket. Large (9" x 12") book, rust brown boards with gold lettering on spine. A few spts of fading to front board edge, no fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Clean endpapers and edges; no names, writing or marks. 232 pp. Illustrated throughout with black and white photographs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped (35.00 on front inside flap), a few very small edge chips and short closed edge tears. Jacket is height is slightly shorter than book's. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A pictorial history of the United States Navy and Marine Corps in the air. 020220

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Regulators, Degenhard, William
8 The Regulators
Degenhard, William
New York Dial Press 1943 First Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Clean green cloth boards with black title box, yellow lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or bookplates. 598 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no tears, very slight small abrasion on spine (smaller than a navy bean). Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A very clean and solid collectible first edition. 011413

Price: 50.00 USD
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Fighter: The True Story of the Battle of Britain, Deighton, Len
9 Fighter: The True Story of the Battle of Britain
Deighton, Len
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1978 0394427572 / 9780394427577 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Stated First American Edition in clean unclipped original dust jacket. Clean blue boards with navy blue cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Slightest hint of fading to edges. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or marks. With an Introduction by A.J. P. Taylor. Illustrated with photographs and maps. 261 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, not price clipped, hint of wear at upper spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Few episodes in modern history have so captured the imagination as the battle for the skies over Britain in the summer of 1940. Spitfires and Messerschmitts...the valiant, out-numbered RAF, the implacable Luftwaffe...the heroic speeches of Winston Churchill. The real nature of this crucial struggle was infitinitely more complicated -- and more fascinating -- as shown in the pages of this book. 025156

Price: 20.00 USD
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10 God's Frontier
Descalzo, Jose Luis Martin
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1959 First Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean navy blue cloth boards with gold lettering on cover, gold and red lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. 246 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, has hint of edgewear at top of spine, slight browning to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Translated from the Spanish by Harriet De Onis. 8vo. Fiction. 009021

Price: 40.00 USD
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11 Man Overboard
Dickens, Monica
New York Coward McCann 1959 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Clean rust color cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight, pages are clean. No names, writing or bookplates. 270 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has tiny chips at base of spine, a few short closed edge tears, small surface scuff at upper spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Fiction. 011340

Price: 12.00 USD
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The King of Fassarai, Divine, David
12 The King of Fassarai
Divine, David
New York MacMillan 1950 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean, unfaded beige cloth boards with blue lettering and decoration on spine. No bumping, no wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright (very tiny spot on half-title page, smaller than a grain of rice). Clean bright beautifully illustrated endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 296 pgs. Very clean unfaded dustjacket with price intact ($3.00 of front inner flap), corner clips to front inner flap which do not affect text or price; very slight edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A delightful novel set against the exotic background of the Pacific islands about a Navy doctor sent to the quiet island of Fassarai during WWII. 8vo. Fiction. 015315

Price: 65.00 USD
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Faulkner at West Point, Fant, Joseph L. and Robert Ashley
13 Faulkner at West Point
Fant, Joseph L. and Robert Ashley
New York Random House 1964 First Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Printing in unclipped dust jacket. Clean navy blue cloth boards with bright blue square decoration on cover, bright gold lettering on spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean sky blue endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with fifteen excellent photographs. 136 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (4.95 on front inside flap), has slightest bit of edge wear and age-toning, no tears or chips. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A wonderful account of William Faulkner's visit to the United States Military Academy at West Point in April of 1962, three months before his death. Includes Q&A with him about writing, his views on life and more. 027313

Price: 50.00 USD
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The Man Without A Country and Other Patriotic Stories, Foote, John M.
14 The Man Without A Country and Other Patriotic Stories
Foote, John M.
Philadelphia John C. Winston 1925 First Hardcover Near Fine good Jacket R. Pallen Coleman, J.L.G. Ferris and Earl K. Bergey 
Very clean solid book with dust jacket. Unfaded navy blue cloth boards with clean unworn large color paste-on illustration on cover. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean illustrated endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Introduciton by John M. Foote. Eleven full page illustrations in both full color and black and white. 266 pages. Clean dust jacket has edge chipping and tears; enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Many wonderful stories included in this book, such as The High Tide at Gettysburg, Lee in Defeat, America the Beautiful, A Message to Garci, The Land Where Hate Should Die, and many more. 027483

Price: 18.00 USD
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Lord Hornblower, Forester, C. S.
15 Lord Hornblower
Forester, C. S.
Boston Little, Brown & Co. 1946 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
"First Edition - Published June 1946" stated on copyright page, in original jacket. Clean navy blue cloth boards with gold sailing ship decoration on cover, gold lettering with decorative border on spine. No fading or fraying. Binding is tight, no cracking; very slight lean. Clean beautifully decorated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Pages and edges are clean. 318 pages. Clean jacket is price clipped at lower corner of front inside flap. Very shallow chipping/wear at top and bottom spine edges (1/16"), a few very short closed edge tears, tiny edge nicks. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023086

Price: 65.00 USD
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Closing Pandora's Box:  Arms Races, Arms Control, and the History of the Cold War, Glynn, Patrick
16 Closing Pandora's Box: Arms Races, Arms Control, and the History of the Cold War
Glynn, Patrick
New Republic/Basic Books 1992 0-465-09809-6 / 9780465098095 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First edition in dust jacket. Clean gray boards with navy blue cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight & square, pages are clean and bright. Very tiny red star in upper corner of front endpaper. No other writing or marks. 445 pgs. Clean dustjacket has not been price clipped, is unchipped and enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 005868

Price: 12.00 USD
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17 Schley and Santiago: An Historical Account of the Blockade and Final Destruction of the Spanish Fleet Under Command of Admiral Pasquale Cervera, July 3, 1898
Graham, George Edward
Chicago W. B. Conkey Co. 1902 First Hard Cover Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket Illustrated with Photographs By the Author During the Battle 
Clean navy blue cloth boards with bright gilt lettering on cover and spine. Slight wear at top and bottom of spine. Gilt top edges. Some cracking at rear hinge. Pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. 474 pgs. Illustrated with black & white plates. 8vo. War/Military. 008617

Price: 25.00 USD
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18 Open Door to the Great Lakes (Their Beginning, Exploration, and Lore)
Gringhuis, Dirk
New York Duell, Sloan & Pearce 1966 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket Illustrated By Author 
Clean dark navy cloth boards with metallic green lettering on spine. No bumping or surface wear. Binding is tight and square. Endpapers illustrated with Great Lakes region and dated figures depicting various elements of early American history. Pages are very clean and bright; no writing or marks. With several illustrations and photographs. 141 pgs. with index. Dustjacket is not price clipped, light wear to fold edges, some minor surface chipping to edges at top/base of spine, short closed edge tears at folds.. Rear panel is moderately soiled. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8 Vo. Great Lakes. 014679

Price: 12.00 USD
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The New Heavens, Hale, George Ellery
19 The New Heavens
Hale, George Ellery
New York / London Charles Scribner 1922 First Hardcover Near Fine no dust jacket 
First Edition, First Printing (Published April, 1922). Clean light blue-gray boards with navy blue cloth spine, dark blue lettering on cover, gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean (very slight foxing to a few pages), with small previous owner name at top corner of front free endpaper, a beautiful custom bookplate on front paste-down. Frontispiece illustration (The Constellation of Orion (Hubble) with tissue guard. Numerous additional illustrations. Preface by the author. 88 pages. 025498

Price: 25.00 USD
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The Sea and the Ice: A Naturalist in Antarctica, Halle, Louis J.; National Audubon Society
20 The Sea and the Ice: A Naturalist in Antarctica
Halle, Louis J.; National Audubon Society
Boston Published In Cooperation With The National Audubon Society By Houghton Mifflin 1973 0395154707 / 9780395154700 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
"First Printing - A" on copyright page, in clean dust jacket. Clean navy blue cloth boards with white heron and silver lettering on cover, silver and white lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean map-decorated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Introduction by Les Line. Illustrated with photographs, maps and diagrams. 286 pages with index. Clean jacket is unfaded, no chips, hint of wear at top and bottom spine edges, small price clip at upper corner of front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. From "The Audubon Library", this is a naturalist's book, enhanced by the author's knowledge of the history, geography, and exploration of Antarctica. Halle's account is alive with the beauty, the astonishment, the uniqueness of the area, the birds of the sea, and the whales and other mammals of the sea and the ice. 021784

Price: 15.00 USD
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