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1 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

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Come the Three Corners - Achievements of the Empire Overseas Since War Began, Brittain, Sir Harry
2 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

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Kinfolk, Buck, Pearl
3 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

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Golden Wings: A Pictorial History of the United States Navy and Marine Corps in the Air, Caidin, Martin
4 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

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Anti-Saloon League Year Book 1931 - An Encyclopedia of Facts and Figures Dealing With the Liquor Traffic and the Temperance Reform, Cherrington, Ernest H.
5 Anti-Saloon League Year Book 1931 - An Encyclopedia of Facts and Figures Dealing With the Liquor Traffic and the Temperance Reform
Cherrington, Ernest H.
Anti-Saloon League of America 1931 First 
Nice original book in paper wraps (paperback) size is approx. 5" x 7". No creasing, curling or chipping; cover is clean except for one small ink-spot at bottom edge of front cover (about the size of a navy bean), tiny name at top corner of front cover. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean; Previous owner name and place neatly ink-stamped on front free endpaper. 220 pages with index + advertisement page for Temperance Posters. 028013

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The Regulators, Degenhard, William
6 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
7 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

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8 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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9 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
10 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
11 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

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Lord Hornblower, Forester, C. S.
12 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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Camels to California, Fowler, Harland D.
13 Camels to California
Fowler, Harland D.
Stanford, California Stanford University Press 1950 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Beige cloth boards with brown lettering, camel illustration on cover; brown title box on spine; light soiling to rear board. No fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Clean map-illustrated endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated. Size approx. 7" x 10-1/2". Seventh book in the Stanford Transportation Series, designed by Arthur Lites, composed in Linotype Granjon type, printed and bound on the Stanford Campus. Calligraphic initials and titles were freely drawn from Legend type, with certain modifications introduced to heighten the allusion to Arabic script. 93 pages. Dust jacket is not price clipped, unchipped, a few tiny closed edge tears, very light soiling. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An historical account of the role camels played in the Western United States. Following the war with Mexico, the United States considered the use of camels to solve the difficult problems of transportation in the arid Southwest. A Navy ship was modified for carrying the camels and a commission was sent abroad to purchase camels at various Levantine ports. By 1857, two shiploads had been landed in Texas and in the subsequent years both Arabian and Bactrian camels were used extensively for the carrying of supplies and express and the pioneering of new routes between Texas and California. 027834

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Closing Pandora's Box:  Arms Races, Arms Control, and the History of the Cold War, Glynn, Patrick
14 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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15 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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The Sea and the Ice: A Naturalist in Antarctica, Halle, Louis J.; National Audubon Society
16 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

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Singlehanded Sailing: The Experiences and Techniques of the Lone Voyagers, Henderson, Richard
17 Singlehanded Sailing: The Experiences and Techniques of the Lone Voyagers
Henderson, Richard
Camden, Maine International Marine Publishing Company 1976 0877420629 / 9780877420620 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
First Edition in unclipped dust jacket. Clean navy blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No fraying or fading. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with photographs and drawings by the author. 304 pages with index. Dust jacket is clean, has edge wear with very short closed edge tears, and a couple of small edge chips; enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. This book examines every aspect of ocean and coastal sailing from the point of view of the lone sailor, from the design, construction, and fitting out of boats appropriate for single-handling to the handling of the boat alone under both normal and adverse conditions. 027236

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18 The Survivor: The True Story of the Sinking of the Doggerbank
Herlin, Hans
London Leo Cooper 1994 0-85052-409-1 / 9780850524093 First Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean navy blue boards with clean beige cloth spine, black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 163 pgs. Illustrated with photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8 vo.. War/Military. 011096

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Franklin Comes Home, Hoehling, A. A.
19 The Franklin Comes Home
Hoehling, A. A.
New York Hawthorn Books, Inc. 1974 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean blue-black boards with gray cloth spine, blue-black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 132 pgs. with index. Illustrated with historical photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Clean, collectible quality book. The story of the aircraft carrier Franklin. 8vo. World War II. 012246

Price: 25.00 USD
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Seek Out and Destroy, Horan, James D.
20 Seek Out and Destroy
Horan, James D.
New York Crown Publishers 1958 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Clean blue boards with beige cloth spine, black lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers are illustrated with maps; previous owner ink-stamp at bottom edge of front fixed endpaper. 302 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has slight edge wear, two tiny chips at base of spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A novel about a famous raider of the Confederate Navy. 8vo. Civil War. 013080

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