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1 Albion, Robert G. Naval & Maritime History: An Annotated Bibliography

Mystic CT: Munson Institute of American Maritime History / The Marine Historical Association [1951] 1963, 3rd revised and expanded edition. An annotated compendium for the maritime historian of 779 books in English, including theses and dissertations, under 72 topic headings. SOFT cover, 8vo, index by author and topic, 230pp, light shelf-wear, owner's name-stamp on front endpaper, contents tight with no marks, Good+. 
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2 Albion, Robert G. Naval & Maritime History: An Annotated Bibliography

Mystic CT: Munson Institute of American Maritime History / The Marine Historical Association [1951] 1963, 3rd revised and expanded edition. An annotated compendium for the maritime historian of 779 books in English, including theses and dissertations, under 72 topic headings. SOFT cover, 8vo, index by author and topic, 230pp, shelf-wear, spine tape-reinforced, front endpaper, tight, Fair. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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3 Albright, Charles L. East Cruise of the U.S. Frigate Constitution, The

Richmond VA: Dietz Printing Company 1934. A philatelic narrative of the exhibition cruise of the famous old fighter in the war with the Barbary States and the victory over the Guerriere. No dust jacket, 8vo in navy cloth, 26 line drawings of cachets, 2 plates, 85pp, very light shelfwear, contents clean and tight, a near Fine copy of a scarce Constitution item. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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4 Alden, John D. Flush Decks and Four Pipes

Annapolis: Naval Institute Press [1965] 1999, 2nd revised printing. Alden tells the story of these famed WWI destroyers, the evolution of the design, their role in history, as well as a statistical summary of all 273 vessels. Dust jacket, square 8vo in turquoise cloth, illustrated throughout with lines and b&w photographs, bibliography, 107pp, clean and tight with no marks, Fine/Fine. 
Price: 95.00 USD
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5 Allard, Dean C. Landings in North Africa, The: November 1942

Washington: USN, Naval Historical Center 1993. A compact and detailed chronology of the events. SOFT cover, 8vo, 37 b&w illustrations, 113pp, near Fine. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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6 Allen, Gardner W. Papers of Francis Gregory Dallas, The

New York: Naval History society, Publications, Volume VIII, 1917. Edition LIMITED to 700 copies for members only, of which this is number 239. Allen presents the correspondence and journal, 1857-1859, of a naval officer who appears to have spent much of his time trying to get reinstated after a duel. Slipcase soiled and tattered but intact with some tape repair, 8vo halfbound and corner-tipped in vellum and blue paper, gilt seal of the NHS on the front board, appendices, index, 303pp, presentation memorandum laid in, some glue penetration on spine, pages untrimmed, contents clean and tight with no marks, near Fine. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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7 Andrews, Adolphus Final Report of the Navy Manpower Survey Board, Volume I

Washington: NMSB, Volume 1 (Text and Recommendations), 1944. Final report of the NMSB to the Secretary of the Navy, submitted to Secretary Knox by Vice Admiral Adolphus Andrews, USN(Ret) et alia, on the allocation of manpower at shore establishments, recommendations for better deployments, and a recommendation (immediately disapproved by Knox) to establish a permanent Navy Manpower Board. SOFT cover, 4to stapled, 25pp, plus 28pp of appendices, no marks, Very Good. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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8 ARMY Operation of Small Boats and Harbor Craft

Washington: GPO, Department of the Army, Technical Manual TM55-370, 1950. A manual to familiarize the beginner with theories of boat handling, emergency measures, and terms as a background to practical experience in operating small vessels. SOFT cover, saddle-stitched, photos and diagrams throughout, 123pp, age-darkening but clean with no marks, near Fine. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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9 Ballard, Robert D. Graveyards of the Pacific

Washington: National Geographic 2001. Ballard, with Michael Hamilton Morgan, revisits the scenes of the great naval war in the Pacific during WWII, from Pearl Harbor to Bikini Atoll. Dust jacket, small folio in metallic blue cloth, over 150 photos, illustrations, and maps, index, 255pp, as new, Fine. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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10 Beach, Edward L. United States Navy, The: 200 years

Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company 1987, 1st printing thus. A solidly researched, lively, and readable account of the ups and downs of the of this often stormy branch of the services, with special attention to the impact of technological innovation from pre-Revolutionary times to the present day. Dust jacket, 8vo half-bound in navy cloth and blue paper, 39 b&w illustrations, bibliography, index, 564pp, contents clean and tight, near Fine/Very Good. 
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11 Beach, Edward L. Wreck of the Memphis, The

New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston 1966, 1st printing. One of largest battle cruisers in the US Navy is overtaken by a great storm and a grotesque tragedy, that dooms the ship and her captain's career. Dust jacket chipped with small tear in front cover, 8vo in green cloth, map endpapers, crew roster, index, 312pp, owner's bookplate o/w no marks, clean and tight, Very Good/Good. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12 Beach, Edward L. Wreck of the Memphis, The

New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston 1966, 1st printing. One of largest battle cruisers in the US Navy is overtaken by a great storm and a grotesque tragedy, that dooms the ship and her captain's career. No dust jacket, 8vo in green cloth with lower corners somewhat bumped, map endpapers, crew roster, index, 312pp, clean and tight with no marks, Good+. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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13 Beach, Edward L. Wreck of the Memphis, The

New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston 1966, 1st printing. One of largest battle cruisers in the US Navy is overtaken by a great storm and a grotesque tragedy, that dooms the ship and her captain's career. Dust jacket chipped with 1-inch portion from front cover, 8vo in green cloth, map endpapers, crew roster, index, 312pp, clean and tight with no marks, Very Good. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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14 Beale, Robert Report of the Trial of Commodore David Porter

Washington DC: 1825, 1st edition, 1st printing. A full and detailed account of the court martial of Commodore Porter for exceeding his authority in attacking a town in Puerto Rico in retaliation for the capture of one of his officers. 8vo three-quarter bound in marbled boards, front board detached and spine missing, corners worn, binding intact, pages age-darkening though entirely legible, little foxing, discarded No. 3579 from MD Historic Society, eminently suitable for re-casing as boards can be salvaged, a valuable reading copy of a curious chapter in American naval history, 244 pages with a 68-page defense by Porter, despite exterior damage, this is a worthwhile acquisition as few other copies are available at any price. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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15 Bealle, Morris A. Gangway for Navy

Washington DC: Columbia Publishing Company 1951. The story of football at the US Naval Academy, 1879 to 1950. No dust jacket, 8vo in blue cloth, scores, illustrations, b&w plates, player index, 284pp, corners bumped, clean and tight, Good. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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16 Bennett, Ivan L. Song and Service Book for Ship and Field

Washington: GPO, US Navy 1942. US Army and Navy chaplains present a service book containing selected hymns, with musical scores. No dust jacket, 12mo in maroon faux leather, 194pp, clean and tight with no marks, Very Good+/-. 
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17 Beukema, Herman Background of Our War, The

New York: Farrar and Rinehart, Inc. 1942. Colonel Beukama and eight other writers present the US Government's account of the events leading to America's involvement in WWII, from lectures prepared by the orientation course, War Department, Bureau of Public Relations. No dust jacket, 8vo in orange cloth, map endpapers, 279pp, light shelfwear, clean and tight, Good+. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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18 Blow, Michael Ship to Remember, A

New York: William Morrow and Company 1992, stated 1st. The story of the battleship Maine and the Spanish American war. Dust jacket, 8vo halfbound in navy cloth and red paper, map endpapers, 16pp of b&w plates, notes, bibliography, index, 496pp, contents as new, near Fine. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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19 Bradley, James China Mirage, The

Boston: Little, Brown & Company - Back Bay Books [2015] 2016, 1st printing thus. Bradley presents the hidden history of American disaster in Asia, how our misunderstanding on the Chinese people led to the deaths of millions. SOFT cover, 8vo perfect-bound, b&w photos, end-notes, index, 417pp, no marks, Very Good. 
Price: 6.00 USD
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20 Branand, Claire Overboard!

Annapolis: Skye Publishing 1997. A documented history of the USS J. P. Kennedy, Jr., as well as a detailed narrative of incident of a woman falling overboard. Dust jacket, 8vo in white vinyl, b&w photos, 140pp, as new, Fine/Fine. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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