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Between Two Shores

By: Bray, Donald

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, William Kimber: 1983

Edition: 1st UK

Seller ID: 11261

ISBN: 0718305027

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Light edge wear, top edge of DJ spine cresed ; DJ in Mylar, unclipped. ; 252 pages; "Set in the late 18th century, this is a fast-moving, thrilling story of smuggling and privateering between Brittany and Cornwall" View more info

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A Frenzy of Merchantmen

By: Callison, Brian

Price: $16.50

Publisher: London, Collins: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15384

ISBN: 0002222396

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Price clipped dust jacket shows only light wear ; A bright, solid book ; 1 x 8.4 x 5.4 Inches; 206 pages; Brevet Cable, reluctant hero of the book "A Plague of Sailors", now finds himself plunged into another still more calamitous adventure. Tension is high in the North Sea where a British frigate has clashed with a Soviet merchantman with tragic results. By the author of "A Ship is Dying". View more info

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Sharpe's Prey Richard Sharpe & the Expedition to Denmark, 1807

By: Cornwell, Bernard

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Harpercollins: 2002

Edition: First American Edition; Second Printing

Seller ID: 17345

ISBN: 0060002522

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Some edgewear to dustjacket, short tear base of spine, head & tail of spine are soft but intact. ; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped.; Richard Sharpe's Adventure Series ; 9.50 X 6 X 0.90 inches; 262 pages; "Cornwell returns to his popular Richard Sharpe series with this eighteenth dazzling installment, which finds his beloved hero in the heart of war-torn Denmark, trying to protect the prized Danish fleet from Napoleon Bonaparte's ambitions.The year is 1807, and Richard Sharpe is back in England, where his career seems to have come to a dead end. Loveless, destitute, and... View more info

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The Ship

By: Forester, C S

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Toronto, S. J. Reginald Saunders: 1943

Edition: First Canadian Edition

Seller ID: 18779

Condition: Very Good in Fair dust jacket


Dustjacket shows heavy shelf wear with tears and chipping and creasing, some loss top DJ spine. Glue stain on BFEP. ; A tight, solid book, hinges intact, DJ in protective Mylar, Blue cloth covered boards bright with gilt stamped design on front and gilt title on spine ; 1.1 x 7.9 x 5.2 Inches; 281 pages; "One vital convoy can break Mussolini’s stranglehold on Malta – but it is intercepted in the Mediterranean by enemy warships … Five light British cruisers are left to beat back the armed might of the Italian battle fleet and C.S. Forester – creator of Horatio Hornblower – take... View more info

The Pandora Secret

By: Forrest, Anthony

Price: $13.50

Publisher: London, Allen Lane: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14939

ISBN: 0713915072

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Slight fading of DJ spine. Previous owner's name on blank page, light edge wear. ; A bright, solid book, DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. ; A Captain Justice Story; 320 pages; "It is the winter of 1804 and Robert Fulton, the brilliant, unpredictable American inventor, has been spirited from France to build a new and deadly weapon that will change the nature of war as it is known to Collingwood and Nelson. Captain John Justice, newly returned from France after a secret mission that succeeded on thwarting napoleon's invasion of England, is once again called to serve the clandestine ... View more info

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Sixty Minutes for St. George

By: Fullerton, Alexander

Price: $19.50

Publisher: London, Little, Brown: 1994

Edition: New

Seller ID: 14881

ISBN: 0316908924

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Only slight wear, some yellowing of pages. ; A bright, solid book, DJ in Mylar, unclipped. This was originally published in 1977 by Michael Joseph ; Nick Everard No. 2; 1.1 x 8.6 x 5.6 Inches; 224 pages; The second volume in the Everard series is another thrilling maritime adventure set amid the unpredictable sea battles of World War I. Royal Navy Lieutenant Nick Everard is popular with his crew but clashes with his arrogant, less skilled captain. After Nick averts a disaster during a perilous clash with German destroyers, he becomes master of his own ship in time to participate in Britain's ... View more info

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Patrol to the Golden Horn

By: Fullerton, Alexander

Price: $21.50

Publisher: London, Little, Brown: 1994

Edition: New

Seller ID: 14882

ISBN: 0316910929

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Only slight edge wear, some yellowing of pages. ; A bright, solid book, DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. This was originally published in 1978 by Michael Joseph. ; Nick Everard No. 3; 1.1 x 8.5 x 5.67 Inches; 229 pages; Set in the final days of WWI View more info

One-One-One; Stories of the Navy

By: Hackforth-Jones, Gilbert

Price: $19.50

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10839

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Front hinge started but still solid, previous owner's name on front pastedown. Book has some edgewear, and a lean, light yellowing of pages, corners bumped ; A tight solid book. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 223 pages; Inspirational stories of heroism. Hackforth-Jones shows real life in the Navy View more info

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North Strike ; A Novel of the Narvik Campaign

By: Harris, John

Price: $17.50

Publisher: London, Hutchinson: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15811

ISBN: 0091444306

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Only light edge wear ; A bright, solid book, DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. ; 8.66 X 5.51 X 1.10 inches; 271 pages; "It is 1939. The Royal Navy urgently needs information about German raiders. There is only one place to get it—the port of Narvik—and only one man capable—Magnusson. A story of the daring, outrageous exploits of a spy rescuing British prisoners from the Altmark and swept up into the German battle for Norway." View more info

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Corporal Cotton's little war A novel of the Aegean campaign, 1941

By: Harris, John

Price: $17.95

Publisher: London, Hutchinson: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16253

ISBN: 0091362504

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Price clipped dust jacket shows light wear, some creasing top edge, erasure to front free end paper; A bright, solid book Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector.; 8.43 X 5.67 X 1.18 inches; 287 pages; "Corporal Michael Anthony Cotton was an archetypal Marine, as proper a 'Jolly' as ever Kipling wrote about. But what none of his messmates even suspected was that he had been born Mihale Andoni Cotonou; in London it is true, but of Greek ancestry." It is the spring of 1941 and the Nazis are busy storming his parents homeland. His personal mission was to bring arms and money to the strong G... View more info

Stem to the Wind

By: Heyes, Frederick A.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Vantage Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 11924

ISBN: 0533094542

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Only slight wear; DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. ; 309 pages; 'A novel set aboard a British aircraft carrier' during WWII, featuring all aspects of life aboard View more info

In Gallant Company

By: Kent, Alexander

Price: $16.50

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam: 1977

Edition: First US Edition

Seller ID: 11980

ISBN: 0399119876

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


Price clipped DJ is chipped with creased short tears, scuffing, dime size loss base of DJ spine, some spotting bottom page edges and lower fore edges ; DJ in Mylar, tight solid book, hinges intact; 287 pages; As the American Revolution rages on the mainland, the British Navy prepares for action at sea. Against a growing fleet of American and French privateers, the navy must maintain its blockade of Washington's vital military supplies. Caught up in the turmoil, junior officer Richard Bolitho finds himself having to make momentous decisions in the heat of battle, decisions that could affect the... View more info

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Heart of Oak

By: Kent, Alexander

Price: $21.50

Publisher: Ithaca, McBooks Press: 2007

Edition: 1st US

Seller ID: 17636

ISBN: 1590131371

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


The Bolitho Novels; 9 X 6.10 X 0.90 inches; 272 pages; "After the war with France has ended in 1818, Captain Adam Bolitho is given command of the newly commissioned frigate Onward and sent to North Africa on a diplomatic mission to accompany the French frigate Nautilus in a show of solidarity. He knows he is lucky—the voyage should be easy; but Adam longs for a chance to marry the beautiful Lowenna and settle down on the Bolitho estate in Cornwall. Instead he must deal with the envy and ambition of his officers, hidden agendas among his men, and the former enemy’s proximity. Then the N... View more info

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Richard Bolitho, Midshipman

By: Kent, Alexander

Price: $32.50

Publisher: New York, G.P. Putnam Publishing: 1976

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 17941

ISBN: 0399205144

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


DJ shows very light shelf wear, discoloration.; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. Stated 1st American edition which followed the British by 1 year. ; Richard Bolitho; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 159 pages; Douglas Reeman created the pseudonym Alexander Kent to differentiate this from his other series. This volume of the Bolitho novels was written eighth but chronologically this is first, introducing the title character. "The book opens with Richard Bolitho arriving at an inn frequented by Midshipmen in Portsmouth. There he meets another midshipman Martyn Dancer. They are... View more info

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The Inshore Squadron

By: Kent, Alexander

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1979

Edition: First American Edition; Second Printing

Seller ID: 19348

ISBN: 0399123032

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


DJ and boards show very light shelf wear, short closed tear top edge.; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped.; Richard Bolitho #15 (chronological); 8.3 X 5.6 X 1.1 inches; 256 pages; "In September 1800 Richard Bolitho, a freshly appointed rear-admiral, assumes command of his own squadron - but, as the cruel demands of war spread from Europe to the Baltic, he soon realizes that his experience, gained in the line of battle, has ill-prepared him for the intricate manoeuvring of power politics.Under his flag the Inshore Squadron has to ride out the bitter hardship of blockade du... View more info

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Patrick O'Brian A Life Revealed

By: King, Dean

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt & Company: 2000

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 16442

ISBN: 0805059768

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Only slight wear ; A bright solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped.; B&W Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 397 pages; The untold life story of a novelist whose greatest fictional creation was his own identity.In a 1998 article in New York magazine, Dean King offered readers a small sampling of the secret history of Patrick O'Brian, the creator of the bestselling series of Aubrey-Maturin novels. O'Brian has always guarded the secrets of his personal history with a zealousness that has bordered on the obsessive. And for years his fanatical readers have speculated on the true st... View more info

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At the Edge of Honor A novel of the naval Civil War

By: Macomber, Robert N

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Sarasota, Florida, Pineapple Press: 2002

Edition: First Edition; Fourth Printing

Seller ID: 16084

ISBN: 1561642525

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Light wear to extremities.; DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. A bright, solid book.; The Honor Series; 8.96 X 6.60 X 1.05 inches; 278 pages; "The year is 1863. The Civil War is leaving its bloody trail across the nation as Peter Wake, born and bred in the North, joins the U.S. Navy and arrives in Florida for duty with the East Gulf Blockading Squadron. Assigned to the Rosalie, a tiny, armed sloop, Captain Wake commands a group of seasoned seamen on a series of voyages to seek and arrest Confederate blockade-runners and sympathizers, first in Florida's coastal waters, then in a dir... View more info

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Depths

By: Mankell, Henning; Laurie Thompson translator

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Toronto, Knopf Canada: 2006

Edition: First Canadian Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 13384

ISBN: 0676978711

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Only light scuffing of DJ ; DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. A bright, solid book ; 1.26 x 9.31 x 6.41 Inches; 403 pages; "October 1914: the destroyer Svea emerged from the Stockholm archipelago bearing south-southeast. On board was Lars Tobiasson-Svartman, a naval engineer charged with making depth soundings to find a navigable channel for the Swedish navy. As a child Tobiasson-Svartman was fascinated by measurement; nothing is as magical as exact knowledge. His instinct for his profession is reflected in the comfortable domesticity he enjoys with his wife – herself meticulous... View more info

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Convoy North

By: McCutchan, Philip

Price: $19.50

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld and Nicolson: 1987

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 15459

ISBN: 0297791486

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Light wear only to dust jacket, some yellowing of pages. ; A bright, solid book, DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 177 pages; Commodore John Mason Kemp, the leader of a convoy of ships during World War II, faces one of his most difficult and dangerous missions, as he battles German attacks in the waters of Norway's North Cape. View more info

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Cameron's Commitment

By: McCutchan, Philip

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15550

ISBN: 0297794833

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Some creasing and short tear to top of dust jacket spine, yellowing of pages. ; A bright, solid book, DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. ; Donald Cameron #13; 8.60 X 5.50 X 1 inches; 192 pages View more info