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1 Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships (Eight Volumes)
Washington Navy Department; Office of the Chief of Naval Operations; Naval History Division Cloth - Hardcover Near Fine No Jacket 4to 
Published from 1964 to 1981; Previous owner's blind stamp can be seen at bottom of each title page; Volumes are otherwise tight, very clean, and intact. 
Price: 265.00 USD
 
 
2 The Lucky Bag of the United States Naval Academy, Volume VII, Class of 1900
Annapolis, MD First Class of the United States Naval Academy 1900 First Edition Cloth - Hard Cover Good No Jacket 
167 pages, plus ads; Dark green cloth covers are a little mottled near edges and show light rubbing on edges; Crossed swords and lettering are a little rubbed, though remain clear and fairly bright; All edges of text are gilded; Front free end page is a little chipped and partially loosened; Presentation inscription on first blank page following ffep reads in full "To / Miss Ardella M. Billings / from / Frank D. Berrien - an old C.H.S. boy. / May 1900"; Berrien who was of the class of 1900 returned to the Academy as a head football coach from 1908 to 1910, He was captain of the USS Nicholson during WWI; Page 13/14 (with photo and graduating information about Berrien) is very slightly loosened and shows a light smudge; Volume is otherwise tight, intact, and very clean. 
Price: 500.00 USD
 
 
3 Allston, Frank J. Ready for Sea: The Bicentennial History of the U.S. Navy Supply Corps
Annapolis, MD Naval Institute Press 1995 1557500339 / 9781557500335 First Edition / First Printing Cloth - Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good Inscribed and Signed By the Author
641 pages. Presentation inscription from the author to Capt. Leo Roberts, SC, USN (1916-1996, and whose papers are now held at the Harry S. Truman Library). Three additional paragraphs presenting this book from Leo Roberts to his brother Keith Roberts. There is a moderate amount of marginalia and some underlining, in the hand of Leo Roberts, who is included in the book, and appears to have contributed information used by the author. Although some of the notes are of a personal nature (i.e. "I dated his daughter," the majority are of a scholarly/historical nature providing additional facts and details. Volume is otherwise tight and fairly clean, with only a couple of very small and light smudges/stains. Dust jacket remains very clean, though shows a little very light wear over head of spine. Jacket is now protected in a clear mylar sleeve. 
Price: 60.00 USD
 
 
4 Hagan, Kenneth J. American Gunboat Diplomacy and the Old Navy 1877-1889 (Contributions in Military History, Number 4)
Westport, CT Greenwood Press 1973 0837162742 / 9780837162744 First Edition Cloth - Hardcover Good+ Good 8vo 
262 pages, indexed; Head of spine has been bumped, causing creasing in covers and just a little to leaves; Previous owner's blind stamp on half title page; Volume remains tight, very clean, and otherwise intact; DJ shows wrinkles and small tears over head of spine, as well as a little other light edge wear. 
Price: 75.00 USD
 
 
5 Neeser, Robert Wilden Statistical and Chronological History of the United States Navy, 1775-1907 (Two Volumes)
New York The Macmillan Company 1909 First Edition Cloth - Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket sm folio 
Blue cloth covers are a little rubbed and scuffed, particularly the top cover of Volume II. Both volumes remain tight and contents are very clean and free of any markings. Due to weight and size, this two volume set will require additional charges for priority or international shipping. 
Price: 200.00 USD
 
 
6 Rothschild, Walter, Ernst Hartert, and K. Jordan (Eds) Novitates Zoologicae: A Journal of Zoology, Vol. I., 1894
Tring Printed By Hazell, Watson, & Viney in London for The Zoological Museum 1894 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket J. G. Keulemans, and Others 
Complete in five parts. No. 1: pp 1-266, plus four plates of which three are hand colored, two by J. G. Keulemans. Covers show a small chip and two inch crease. A few leaves in last half of issue show small creases at upper outside corners. No. 2: pp 267-570, plus six colored plates. Covers show light handling wear, and bottom cover shows a small chip. No. 3: pp 571-590. Slight handling wear. No. 4: pp 591-584, plus five plates of which four are hand colored, two more by Keulemans. No. 5: pp 685-723 & vii. Covers shows general light handling, though remain bright with good lettering. Plates are all very good. Overall each issue remains tight, as well as clean and intact save for the stated faults. All plates remain very good. A nice, solid, set of the first five issues making up Volume I. 
Price: 1000.00 USD
 


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