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1 Bliven, Bruce Under the Guns: New York 1775-1776

New York: Harper & Row 1972. Bliven provides a clear and compelling account of the tense 15 months when the city lived with a British fleet in the harbor. Dust jacket, 8vo blue cloth, pictorial endpapers, large 18x18 inch fold-out map, end-notes, index, 397pp, no marks, Very Good/Very Good. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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2 Burchard, Peter Whaleboat Raid

New York: Coward, McCann & Geoghegan 1977. The Sag Harbor raid upon the British in Sag Harbor, Long Island, by American revolutionaries in 1777. Dust jacket, 8vo in brown cloth, drawings by the author, glossary, 91pp, EX-LIBRARY with usual marking o/w clean and tight, Very Good. 
Price: 6.00 USD
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3 Clark, William B. Naval Documents of the American Revolution: Volume 1

Washington: GPO, Navy Department, Naval History Division 1964. This first in the monumental compilation of naval documents includes those from the American theatre 1 December 1774 through 2 September 1775, and the European theatre 6 December 1774 through 9 August 1775. Foreword by President Kennedy. No dust jacket issued, 4to in navy cloth, map endpapers, index, 1451pp, spine slightly sunned, clean and tight with no marks, Very Good+. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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4 Clark, William B. Naval Documents of the American Revolution: Volume 1

Washington: GPO, Navy Department, Naval History Division 1964. This first in the monumental compilation of naval documents includes those from the American theatre 1 December 1774 through 2 September 1775, and the European theatre 6 December 1774 through 9 August 1775. Foreword by President Kennedy. No dust jacket issued, 4to in navy cloth, map endpapers, index, 1451pp, spine slightly sunned, clean and tight with no marks, Very Good+. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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5 Clark, William B. Naval Documents of the American Revolution: Volume 2

Washington: GPO, Navy Department, Naval History Division 1966. This second in the monumental compilation of naval documents includes those from the American theatre 9/3-12/7/1775 and the European theatre 8/11-10/31/1776. Foreword by President Johnson. No dust jacket issued, 4to in navy cloth, illustrated throughout, index, 1463pp, clean and tight with no marks, near Fine. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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6 Donovan, Frank Tall Frigates, The

New York: Dodd, Mead and Company 1962. Donovan describes the American frigates, the fast and powerful naval cruisers that were of such significance in the Revolution and the early navy thereafter; included is a chapter on how to sail a frigate. Dust jacket chipped at corners, 8vo in blue cloth, 16 b&w plates, bibliography, index, 238pp, some fading, contents clean and tight with no marks, Very Good/Good. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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7 Ferguson, Eugene S. Truxtun of the Constellation

Annapolis: Naval Institute Press [1956] 1982 reprint edition. Ferguson tells the life of a merchant seaman who became a privateer and went on to be appointed by President Washington as one of the first captains of the US Navy. Dust jacket, small 8vo in blue cloth, map endpapers, xii+322pp, index, notes, contents clean and tight, near Fine/near Fine. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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8 Hale, Thomas Ghost of the Grasshopper, The

Edgartown MA: Martha's Vineyard Historical Society 1999. Inscribed and SIGNED by the author. Inspired by the diary of an ancestor, Hale tells of two families, one British and one American, who first become entwined during the War of Independence. SOFT cover, 8vo, introduction by Walter Cronkite, line drawings by the author, enclosed map of the area, 287pp, Very Good. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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9 Karig, Walter Don't Tread On Me

New York: Rinehart and Company 1954. A novel of the historic exploits, military and gallant, of Commodore John Paul Jones, with eye-witness accounts of his many engagements related by the then midshipman Manesseh Fisher and retold here by the author. Dust jacket lightly rubbed and chipped at corners, 8vo in beige cloth, 442pp, owner's name on front endpaper o/w no marks, clean and tight, Very Good. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10 Miller, Nathan Broadsides

New York: John Wiley and Sons 2000, 1st US edition, 1st printing. An account of the Age of Fighting Sail, 1775-1815, with details of the ships, the men, and the political contexts of the American Revolution, the wars with France, and the War of 1812. Dust jacket with slight wrinkle, 8vo in black cloth, b&w text illustrations, notes, bibliography, index, 400pp, contents as new, Fine. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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11 Morgan, William J. Naval Documents of the American Revolution, Volume 5

Washington: GPO, Navy Department, Naval History Division 1970. Editor Morgan presents the fifth in the monumental compilation of naval documents, includes those from the American theatre 5/9 to 7/31/1976. Foreword by President Nixon. No dust jacket issued, 4to in navy cloth, map endpapers, illustrated throughout, index, 1486pp, contents clean and tight with no marks, near Fine. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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12 Morgan, William J. Naval Documents of the American Revolution, Volume 5

Washington: GPO, Navy Department, Naval History Division 1970. Editor Morgan presents the fifth in the monumental compilation of naval documents, includes those from the American theatre 5/9 to 7/31/1976. Foreword by President Nixon. No dust jacket issued, 4to in navy cloth with seal in bright gilt on front board, map endpapers, illustrated throughout, index, 1486pp, stamped discard on title and endpapers o/w no other EX-LIBRARY markings, contents clean and tight with no marks, near Fine. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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13 Ripley, Clements Clear for Action

New York: D. Appleton-Century Company 1940. A novel about John Paul Jones. No dust jacket, 8vo in blue cloth with titles on front boards, 310pp, very slightly canted, contents clean and tight with no marks, Very Good. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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14 Stoout, Neil R. Royal Navy in America, 1760-1775

Annapolis: Naval Institute Press 1973. Stout presents a well-researched study of enforcement of British colonial policy in the era of the America Revolution. Dust jacket lightly sunned, 8vo in black cloth, notes on sources, list of squadron commanders, bibliography, index, 227pp, 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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15 Thomas, H. C. Boy Sailor with John Paul Jones, A

Racine WI: Whitman Publishing Company 1946. A tale of a young indentured servant who joins the fledgling American navy and witnesses momentous events. No dust jacket, 8vo in brown cloth, text drawings by Henry E. Vallely, 250pp, some age-darkening o/w no marks, near Fine. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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16 Tracy, Nicholas Navies, Deterrence, and American Independence

Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press 1988. Tracy focuses on British defence policy in the period between the Seven Years' War and French intervention in the American Revolution, in the 1760s and 1770s. Dust jacket, 8vo in blue cloth, 20 b&w illustrations, notes, bibliography, index, 207pp, contents as new, near Fine. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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17 Tracy, Nicholas Navies, Deterrence, and American Independence

Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press 1988. Tracy focuses on British defence policy in the period between the Seven Years' War and French intervention in the American Revolution, in the 1760s and 1770s. Dust jacket, 8vo in blue cloth, 20 b&w illustrations, notes, bibliography, index, 207pp, contents as new, near Fine. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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18 Tuchman, Barbara W. First Salute, The

New York: Alfred A. Knopf 1988, BC edition. The Pulitzer Prize-winning author and historian turns her attention homeward to provide a deeply insightful view of pivotal events of the American Revolution. Dust jacket, 8vo in navy cloth, map endpapers, notes, bibliography, index, 347pp, as new, Fine. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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