Navy Yard, Norfolk. Letter from the Secretary of the Navy, transmitting Reports of the Commissioner appointed to make an investigation at the Gosport Navy Yard, &c. March 4, 1842 ...

Upshur, A. P., et al. / Washington: 1842
first edition, issued in the Serial Set; 223 pp, age staining, extraction roughness at spine and partially disbound in self wrappers; results of an investigation of a naval storekeeper and various master workmen at the yard who are accused of using government time and materials for private projects, bill padding, receiving wage kickbacks from junior workers, etc, George Loyall, the Navy Agent at the yard, feels that Commissioner B. Homans deliberately and grossly distorted the situation to reflect badly on his office. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: Norfolk Naval Shipyard, Gosport Shipyard, corruption

Item #: 872067

$52.33

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Description of Naval 3-In. B. L. Howitzers with Instructions for Their Use and Care by Commander Montgomery Sicard, U. S. Navy

Sicard, Montgomery. / Washington?: United States Navy, Bureau of Ordnance 1878
first edition; 57 pp., 5 plates with all but the last folding; library markings, general age toning and shaken in original paper wrappers, complete but good only; the Navy has been considering introducing a "breech loading rifled boat howitzer" and Sicard, who was Chief of bureau at the time, describes how they are built, how to fire them, how to get them off a boat if necessary, etc.. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: naval artillery, RBH

Item #: 865724

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$98.35

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Il Traffico Marittimo, a cura di C. Ernest Fayle. (Storia della Grande Guerra, series)

Fayle, C. Ernest, ed. / Roma: Provveditorato generale dello stato, Libreria ... 1928
complete in 3 volumes; first edition in Italian, "Tradotto dall'inglese a cura dell' Ufficio del capo di stato maggiore della marina"; quarto, I. Il periodo degli incrociatori, traduzione di Ubaldo degli Uberti, II. Dal principio della campagna sottomarina alla nomina del controllore navale, traduzione di Angelo Varoli-Piazza, III. La guerra ad oltraza coi sommeribili, traduzione di Silvio Salza; library markings and later cloth but sound and near very good with all twelve folding maps and charts. Volumes Included: 3

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: World War I, naval operations, shipping, merchant marine, Great Britain

Item #: 837286

$89.59

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Capture of the Mexican Brig Urrea: Message of the President of the United States, in answer to a resolution of the House of Representatives of the 5th instant, respecting the capture and restoration of the Mexican brig of war Urrea.

Van Buren, Martin, et al. / Washington 1838
25th Cong., 2nd Sess., House Executive Documetn #75, 46 pp., string tied paper wrappers, untrimmed and mostly unopened. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: Mexico-United States Relations Naval Affairs Diplomatic History

Item #: 790335

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$144.89

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Canada's Navy: The First Century (History)

Marc Milner / University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 1999
356 pp., Hardcover, very good in a good dust jacket. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: 0802042813
Subject/Keywords: 20th Century, Canada, Americas, History, Military, Naval ctt

Item #: 790387

$5.00

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Essai sur l'histoire de l'administration de la Marine de France 1689-1792.

Lambert de Sainte-Croix (, Alexandre). / Paris: Calmann Levy, Editeur 1892
first edition; [iv], 457 pp, later quarter leather very rubbed at spine and front hinge cracked, light general age toning to text but block sound, good only. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: naval history, France,

Item #: 780493

$11.92

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Report from the Secretary of the Navy, Transmitting a Report, etc., in relation to the erection of light-houses, &c., in compliance with the second section of the act of March 3d, 1837, making appropriations for building light-houses, light-boats, beacon-

M. Dickerson. / Washington: Blair & Rives, Printers 1837
published as 25th Cong., 2nd Sess., Senate Report 38; 96 pp., extracted from larger bound volume, age darkening, overall good,. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: travel business history americana nautical studies naval engineering architecture public finance

Item #: 731669

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$515.54

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Civil War Times Illustrated. Volumes 1 to 20 (1962-1982)

National Historical Society. / Harrisburg: National Historical Society 1962
volumes 1-20 (1962-1982), an uninterrupted run of complete volumes, all but vol. 2 are in publisher's cloth, profusely illustrated throughout, very good. Volumes Included: 20

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: Americana Civil War Military History Naval History Lincoln BIG SETS

Item #: 704913

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The Hague conventions of 1899 (III) and 1907 (X) for the Adaptation to Maritime Warfare of the Principles of the Geneva Convention. (Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Division of International Law, Pamphlet No. 6)

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, / Washington: 1915
quarto, iv, 19 pp, extraction roughness at spine of paper wrappers, disbound reading copy. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: Hague Convention, Geneva Convention,, laws of war, international law, naval warfare

Item #: 724617

$20.61

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United Service Magazine. January & February 1914

Alsager Pollock. editor / London: William Clowes & Sons, Limited 1914
Nos. 2022 & 2033, complete issues, bound together with original paper wrappers retained. Included are articles on the Peninsular War, American Civil War, Balkan War of 1912-13, progress in aviation, etc. etc. etc. Very good. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: British Military History Naval Warfare tth

Item #: 709140

$10.16

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American State Papers. Documents Legislative and Executive of the Congress of the United States, frm the First Session of the Eighteenth to the Second Session of the Nineteenth Congress, Inclusive, Commencing May 13, 1824, and Ending January 5, 1827: Volu

Dickins, Asbury, & John W. Forney, select. & eds. / Washington: Gales and Seaton 1860
quarto, 856 pp., disbound with chipping to margins of first and last dozen pages, not affecting text! WORKING COPY!. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: Americana Naval History Public Law Finance Travel Exploration BWK

Item #: 706585

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American State Papers. Documents Legislative and Executive of the Congress of the United States, from the Second Session of the Twenty-first to the First Session of the Twenty-Fourth Congress, Commencing March 1, 1831, and Ending June 15, 1836: Volume I

Dickins, Asbury, & John W. Forney, select. & eds. / Washington: Gales and Seaton 1860
x, 1013 pp., disbound, ex library, WORKING COPY!. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: Americana Naval History Public Law Finance Travel Exploration BWK

Item #: 706586

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The Hague Convention (XI) of 1907 relative to certain restrictions with regard to the exercise of the right of capture in naval war.

International Peace Conference, second, 1907. / Washington: 1915
large octavo, 6 pp., issued as Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Division of International Law, Pamphlet No. 18; original paper wrappers, minor chipping or tattering to spine, overall good. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: international war, naval warfare

Item #: 723941

$9.88

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United States Naval Academy. Annapolis, Maryland. Catalogue of Information 1960-1961

United States Naval Academy. / Annapolis: United States Naval Academy, 1960
96 pp., illustrated; paper wrappers lightly soiled but overall a very good copy; general overview with emphasis on course of study, Digital Computers already an elective. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: United States Navy, Naval Academy

Item #: 693549

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$152.02

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Catalogue of Information, March 1948.

United States Naval Academy. / Annapolis 1948
93 pp., original paper wrappers (softcover), handstamp and minor ownership marking to front cover, spine and bottom edge faded, else very good. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: Naval history

Item #: 682740

$41.79

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Navy Yearbook. Compilation of Annual Naval Appropriation Laws from 1883 to 1909 including provisions for the construction of all vessels of the New Navy ... also Statistics of Foreign Navies.

Pulsifer, Pitman, comp. / Washington: GPO, 1909
iv, 713 pp, issued as 61st Congress, 2d Session, SD 195; library hand stamps, original tan cloth, very good; "with tables showing present naval strength in vessels and personnel, and amount of appropriations for the Naval Service",. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: United States Navy, appropriations, naval history

Item #: 680351

$70.09

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Washington Observations, 1876. Appendix II. Reports on Telescopic Observations of the Transit of Mercury, May 5-6, 1878

Hall, A., et al. / Washington: Government Printing Office 1879
large quarto, 126 pp., 1 plate (called Figure 2), illustrations in text, stiff paper sides darkened and detached with crack along top margin of front cover, good. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: history of science, astronomy, United States Naval Observatory, RWB

Item #: 661260

$55.82

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Navy Yearbook. Compilation of Annual Naval Appropriation Laws from 1883 to 1910 including provisions for the construction of all vessels of the New Navy ... also Statistics of Foreign Navies.

Pulsifer, Pitman, comp. / Washington: GPO, 1910
774 pp, issued as 61st Congress, 3d Session, SD 666; ex library, original buckram, very good; "with tables showing present naval strength in vessels and personnel, and amount of appropriations for the Naval Service",. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: United States Navy, appropriations, naval history

Item #: 644256

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$103.01

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Transactions Vol. 111, 2003

Society of Naval Architects & Marine Engineers / Society of Naval Architects & 2004
637 pp., Paperback, NEW!!. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: 0939773457
Subject/Keywords: bl4 marine engineering naval architects

Item #: 638034

$20.87

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Documents, Letters, etc. in Connection with the Appointment of Charles F. Stokes as Commander of the U.S.S. Relief, and Resignation of Willard H. Brownson as Chief of Navigation Bureau. 60th Congress, 1st Session, HD 552

Metcalf, V. H. / Washington: GPO 1908
31 pp., self wrappers, good. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: medicine americana naval history

Item #: 603372

$32.98

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