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1 American Neptune, The Blockade Runners

Salem MA: The American Neptune, Pictorial Supplement III, 1961. Thirty-two plates, both paintings and photographs, depicting high-speed Confederate blockade runners. SOFT COVER, small 4to perfect-bound, 32pp, clean and tight with no marks, punched for 3-ring binder o/w no marks, Very Good. 
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2 American Neptune, The Blockade Runners

Salem MA: The American Neptune, Pictorial Supplement III, 1961. Thirty-two plates, both paintings and photographs, depicting high-speed Confederate blockade runners. SOFT COVER, small 4to perfect-bound, 32pp, clean and tight, two small ink line on front cover o/w no marks, near Fine. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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3 Boykin, Edward Sea Devil of the Confederacy

New York: Funk & Wagnalls 1959. A biography of Capt. John Maffitt, the merriest person Robert E. Lee had ever met, who joined the Confederate navy as captain of the blockade runner 'Florida.' Dust jacket, 8vo half-bound in grey and blue cloth, 10 b&w illustrations, bibliography, index, 306pp, owner's bookplate on front endpaper o/w no marks, clean and tight, Very Good/Very Good. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4 Brown, George H. Michigan Volunteers in the Civil War

Detroit MI: Detroit Book Press [c1910] undated reprint c1985. Volume 7 in the Record of Service of Michigan Volunteers in the Civil War, 1861-1865; this volume devoted to the Seventh Michigan Infantry, with a brief history of the regiment and an alphabetic listing of every member and his individual history. No dust jacket issued, 8vo in brown cloth, viii+117+11pp, no marks, as new, Fine. 
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5 Carrison, Daniel J. Navy from Wood to Steel, The: 1860-1890

New York: Franklin Watts, Inc., the Watts Histories of the USN, 1965, 1st printing. Here is the complete story of the Union navy's great blockade which slowly wore down the Confederacy's will to resist, and the stagnant period after the war which gave rise to the use of steel hulls. Dust jacket, 8vo in ochre cloth, bookplate on front endpaper o/w no marks, clean and tight, illustrated with 34 b&w photographs, index, 186pp, near Fine. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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6 Carrison, Daniel J. Navy from Wood to Steel, The: 1860-1890

New York: Franklin Watts, Inc., the Watts Histories of the USN, 1965, 1st printing. Here is the complete story of the Union navy's great blockade which slowly wore down the Confederacy's will to resist, and the stagnant period after the war which gave rise to the use of steel hulls. No dust jacket, 8vo in ochre cloth, illustrated with 34 b&w photographs, index, 186pp, light shelf-wear and front board slight concaved, contents clean and tight with no marks, overall Good+. 
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7 Carse, Robert Blockade: The Civil War at Sea

New York: Rinehart & Company, Inc. 1958. Carse tells the story of the gallant men and ships that made perilous runs into Wilmington NC, the only Confederate port open in the later years of the war. Dust jacket, 8vo in green cloth, 14 b&w photos, 2 maps, 279pp on tinted paper, owner's bookplate on front endpaper o/w no marks, Very Good/Very Good. 
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8 Courtemanche, Regis A. No Need of Glory

Annapolis: Naval Institute Press 1977. Courtemanche presents the story of the Royal Navy's North American and West Indian operations during the years 1860-1864 when Britain strove to maintain a policy of neutrality. Dust jacket, 8vo in beige cloth, map endpapers, 7 b&w illustrations, end notes, bibliography, subject index, ship index, 204pp, owner's bookplate on front endpaper o/w no marks, Very Good/Very Good. 
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9 Eller Civil War Naval Chronology: Part I - 1861

Washington: USN, Naval History Department 1961. A compilation of the significant events in each year of the conflict, 1861-65, published as separate paperback volumes as they were produced--ultimately six, including a volume with the large index and some additional matter. This saddle-stitched 4to volume is Part I (1861), illustrated with b&w photos, 41pp, owner's bookplate o/w no marks, Very Good. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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10 Eller, Ernest M. Civil War Naval Chronology: Part II - 1862

Washington: USN, Naval History Department 1962. A chronological compilation of the significant events in each year of the conflict, 1861-65, published as five separate paperback volumes as they were produced; ultimately a sixth volume with a master index and some additional matter was issued. SOFT cover, 4to perfect-bound, Part II (1862), illustrated with b&w photos, 117pp, owner's bookplate o/w no marks, Very Good. 
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11 Eller, Ernest M. Civil War Naval Chronology: Part III - 1863

Washington: USN, Naval History Department 1963. A chronological compilation of the significant events in each year of the conflict, 1861-65, published as five separate paperback volumes as they were produced; ultimately a sixth volume with a master index and some additional matter was issued. SOFT cover, 4to perfect-bound, Part III (1863), illustrated with b&w photos, 169pp, owner's bookplate o/w no marks, Very Good. 
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12 Eller, Ernest M. Civil War Naval Chronology: Part IV - 1864

Washington: USN, Naval History Department 1964. A chronological compilation of the significant events in each year of the conflict, 1861-65, published as five separate paperback volumes as they were produced; ultimately a sixth volume with a master index and some additional matter was issued. SOFT cover, 4to perfect-bound, Part IV (1864), illustrated with b&w photos, 151pp, owner's bookplate o/w no marks, Very Good. 
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13 Eller, Ernest M. Civil War Naval Chronology: Part V - 1865

Washington: USN, Naval History Department 1965. A chronological compilation of the significant events in each year of the conflict, 1861-65, published as five separate paperback volumes as they were produced; ultimately a sixth volume with a master index and some additional matter was issued. SOFT cover, 4to perfect-bound, Part V (1865), illustrated with b&w photos, 149pp, owner's bookplate o/w no marks, Very Good. 
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14 Grattan, John W. Under the Blue Pennant

New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 1999. An acting ensign in the Union Navy provides an eyewitness account of the Civil War at sea. SOFT cover, 8vo, b&w photos, index, 239pp, as new, Fine. 
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15 Gregory, Commodore F. H. Report on Navy Yards, 1860

Washington: 36th Congress, House of Representatives, March 1, 1860. The Navy's report to Congress in response to the Board of Naval Officers concerns about the state of the Navy's yards, their conditions and administration; Gregory's team took evidence at all six yards (New York, Norfolk, Philadelphia, Boston, Portsmouth, Washington) and found reason for changes at all of them; the verbatim testimony is included. Re-bound in dark brown leather with gilt titles on spine, colored endpapers, 448pp in four parts, clean and tight with no marks or foxing. An invaluable source document for Union preparation on the eve of the Civil War, near Fine. 
Price: 175.00 USD
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16 Hoehling, A. A. Damn the Torpedoes!

New York: Gramercy Books [1989] 1998 reprint edition. From the first sinking of a warship by a submarine to epic battle between the Virginia and the Monitor to raids of the Alabama--these are some of tales of uncommon bravery retold by A.. A. Hoehling. Dust jacket, 8vo in yellow cloth, illustrated with b&w photos, index, 207pp, contents as new, Fine. 
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17 Hoehling, A. A. Damn the Torpedoes!

New York: Gramercy Books [1989] 1998 reprint edition. From the first sinking of a warship by a submarine to epic battle between the Virginia and the Monitor to raids of the Alabama--these are some of tales of uncommon bravery retold by A.. A. Hoehling. Dust jacket, 8vo in yellow cloth, illustrated with b&w photos, index, 207pp, contents as new, Fine. 
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18 Hunt, Cornelius E. Shenandoah, The: The Last Confederate Cruiser

New York: G. W. Carleton and Company 1867. Hunt presents a plain, unvarnished narrative of a sailor who entered the service of the Confederate States and followed the fortunes of his state until there was no longer was a government to save its adherents on the seas from the stigma of piracy. No dust jacket, 12mo in ochre cloth, decorations blind-stamped on both boards, 270pp plus a list of prizes taken and adverts, boards detached, spine missing, binding intact, contents clean and tight with no marks. This thoughtfully written Civil War classic is a prime candidate for a tasteful re-casing, and is priced accordingly. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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19 Jones, James P. Civil War Marine: A Diary of Red River Expedition, 1864

Washington DC: U. S. Marine Corps, History and Museums Division, 1975. Jones and co-author Edward F. Keuchel present the diary of Frank L. Church, who commanded the steamer 'Black Hawk, Adm. David Porter's flagship. SOFT cover, 4to saddle-stitched, b&w photos, end-notes, bibliography, index, 89pp, clean with no marks, Very Good. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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20 McLeay, Alison Sea Change

New York: Simon and Schuster 1992, 1st printing. Escaping from her father's riverboat, young Kate travels from the outbreak of the Civil War in New Orleans to English countryside. Dust jacket, 8vo half-bound in navy and blue cloth, 444pp, near Fine. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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