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A Naval History of the American Revolution In 2 Volumes

By: Allen, Gardner W.

Price: $36.00

Publisher: Williamstown MA, Corner House Publishers: 1970

Edition: Reprints

Seller ID: 080807

Condition: Very Good


Reprints of the 1913 originals. View more info

Exposition of the Rights of the Commonwealth to the Ferries in the Harbour of Boston

By: Austin, James T, Attorney-General

Price: $40.50

Publisher: Boston, Dutton and Wentworth State Printers: 1833

Seller ID: F063820

Condition: Very Good


"Made in pursuance of an order of the House of Representatives by the Attorney General of the Commonwealth" "House..........No.48" Slightly browned around the edges, pages irregular sizes and not yet separated at the top. Unmarked, clean. View more info

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Rebels and Redcoats: The American Revolutionary War

By: Bicheno, Hugh

Price: $6.75

Publisher: United Kingdom, HarperCollins: 2004

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 047813

ISBN: 000715626x

Condition: Near Fine


Lower corner textblock mild curl from improper stowage. View more info

UNDER TOPS'LS AND TENTS

By: Brady, Cyrus Townsend

Price: $14.40

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1901

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 067782

Condition: Very Good


Prior ownership markings. View more info

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John Paul Jones : America's First Sea Warrior

By: Callo, Joseph E.

Price: $12.15

Publisher: Annapolis, Naval Inst: 2009

Edition: First Paperback

Seller ID: 045025

ISBN: 1591141044

Condition: New


Winner of Samuel Eliot Morison Award for Excellence in Naval Literature. 250pp View more info

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The First Saratoga: Being the Saga of John Young and His Sloop-Of-War

By: Clark, William Bell

Price: $6.75

Publisher: Sandwich, Massachusetts, U.S.A., Chapman Billies: 1995

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 044936

ISBN: 0939218070

Condition: Nr Fine


During the American Revolution, the Saratoga played a significant role in stemming the flow of supplies to British forces. Sailing out of Delaware River ports on her three cruises, she engaged heavily armed British vessels in spectacularly successful encounters, capturing 12 prizes. In 1781, during a West Indian storm, she disappeared with all hands. "Mr. Clark has done a memorable job... John Young] steps out of his pages as a vigorous, driving seaman, but most espe... View more info

The First Saratoga: Being the Saga of John Young and His Sloop-Of-War

By: Clark, William Bell

Price: $14.40

Publisher: Batton Rouge, Louisiana State Univ. Press: 1953

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 081218

Condition: Very Good


Foxing to top of page block, boards, jacket, endpapers. Inscribed by author on ffep. Jacket worn at edges, small chips and tears, spine faded. Binding tight, pages unmarked. View more info

Naval Documents of the American Revolution Volumes 1, 2, &3

By: Clark, William Bell (Editor)

Price: $67.50

Publisher: Washington D. C., U. S. Navy: 1964

Edition: First American Editions

Seller ID: 090171

Condition: Very Good Ex-Library


Publishing dates 1964, 1966, 1968. Volumes 1 & 2 have numbers at tail of spine, 3 does not. All three have Puget Sound Maritime Historical Society stamp and pencil markings on title and verso of title pages. No other library marks. Bindings are tight, pages unmarked. Map endpapers and black & white illustrations. Sold as a set. No priority shipping. View more info

Naval Documents of the American Revolution Volume 3

By: Clark, William Bell (Editor)

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Washington D. C., U. S. Navy: 1968

Edition: First American Editions

Seller ID: 090172

Condition: Very Good Ex-Library


Puget Sound Maritime Historical Society stamp and pencil markings on title and verso of title pages. No other library marks. Binding tight, pages unmarked. Map endpapers and black & white illustrations. No priority shipping. View more info

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West of the Revolution: An Uncommon History of 1776

By: Claudio Saunt

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New York, W. W. Norton & Company: 2014

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 074607

ISBN: 0393240207

Condition: Very Good


Minor wear to edges of boards and jacket. Lengthly gift notation ffep. Price-clipped. Binding tight, pages unmarked. Illustrated View more info

Ships and Seamen of the American Revolution: Vessels, Crews, Weapons, Gear, Naval Tactics, and Actions of the War of Independence

By: Coggins, Jack

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Pennsylvania, Promontory Press: 1975

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 042158

ISBN: 0-88394-032-9

Condition: Near Fine


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Ships and Seamen of the American Revolution: Vessels, Crews, Weapons, Gear, Naval Tactics, and Actions of the War of Independence

By: Coggins, Jack

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Pennsylvania, Promontory Press: 1975

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 074701

ISBN: 0-88394-032-9

Condition: Very Good


Wear to edges of boards and jacket. Binding tight, pages unmarked. Blue & white illustrations throughout View more info

The Autobiography of a Yankee Mariner : Christopher Prince and the American Revolution

By: Crawford, Michael J. (editor)

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Dulles, VA, U.S.A., Brassey's, Incorporated: 2002

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 0218/45

ISBN: 1-57488-440-9

Condition: New


-- Adds to our knowledge of the great events, major actors, and social effects of the American Revolution-- Complements existing scholarship about the hardships of a seafaring life and the origins of the antebellum seamen's religious movement-- Recounts Prince's narrow escapes from death and capture, his travails as a prisoner, and his financial gains and losses as a result of the war-- Reveals previously unknown details about a joint Indian and British attac... View more info

FORTEN THE SAILMAKER : Pioneer Champion of Negro Rights

By: Douty, Esther M.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Rand McNally Chicago 1968: 1968

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 081179

Condition: Very Good


Would be fine but for a slight dusty top edge. View more info

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The Early Republic and the Sea: Essays on the Naval and Maritime History of the Early United States

By: Dudley, William S. And Crawford, Michael J. (Editors)

Price: $2.70

Publisher: Herndon, Virginia, U.S.A., Brassey's: 2001

Edition: First Paperback

Seller ID: 064913

ISBN: 1574883720

Condition: Very Good


These eleven essays, interspersed with illustrations and maps, constitute a valuable contribution to the understanding of America's naval and maritime heritage. View more info

Naval Weapons of the American Revolution

By: Eller, Ernest M., Rear Adm. USN (Ret.)

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Washington D. C., American Defense Preparedness Association: 1976

Seller ID: 080654

Condition: Very Good


Some fading at edges, discoloration at staples and edges. Tight, unmarked, illustrated. 32 pages View more info

CAPTAIN PAUL

By: Ellsberg, Commander Edward

Price: $7.20

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead: 1945

Seller ID: 013927S

Condition: Very Good


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CAPTAIN PAUL

By: Ellsberg, Edward

Price: $7.65

Publisher: Literary Guild New York 1941: 1941

Seller ID: 003191I


Hardbound G+ to VG in blue cloth with gilt lettering and design. View more info

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Washington's Secret War: The Hidden History of Valley Forge

By: Fleming, Thomas

Price: $6.75

Publisher: U.S.A., Smithsonian: 2005

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 072850

ISBN: 0060829621

Condition: As New


"Congress does not trust me. I cannot continue thus," George Washington confided to Congressman Francis Dana of Massachusetts on his first visit to Valley Forge. Though Congressman Dana assured the general that a majority in Congress still had faith in him, he was nonetheless stunned by Washington's apparent defeatism. George Washington's threat to resign during the fateful winter at Valley Forge is just one of the many revelations awaiting the reader in Thomas Flemin... View more info

REBELS UNDER SAIL

By: Fowler, William M., Jr.

Price: $3.60

Publisher: New York, Scribner's: 1976

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 090150

ISBN: 0684145839

Condition: Very Good Ex-Library


Library sticker at tail of jacket, stamp & pencil notations to title and copyright pages. No other library marks. Wear to edges of jacket and boards, Light soiling to page edges. Jackedt price-clipped, vertical crease to front flap. Binding tight, pages unmarked. Illustrated. View more info