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1 Collection of 95 U.S. Naval Ship-Cancelled Postal Covers. c. 1935-1948, 95 envelopes, eighteen w/nautical embellishments to covers.

Medusa, Dunlap, etc. All v.g. & crisp. Per Universal Ship Cancellation Society 48 are "A" and 43 are "B" with 4 unknown. (4000605657) 
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2 Commemorative Needle Case.
N.p. c.1898 2˝ x 5" 
One side shows Olympia w/Captain's vignette. The other side shows a rainbow of "Army & Navy Heroes of our late war." One chip from edge. Military. Textiles. (4030083105)
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3 STATE PAPERS AND PUBLICK DOCUMENTS OF THE UNITED STATES (1803-1810).
Boston 1819 
Orig. calf, gold on red label. Northwest boundary, privateers, horizon, blockades, Danish privateers, West Florida, Morocco, Louisiana, Tripoli, Tunisia, & ship New Jersey. Has Jefferson report on taking possession of Louisiana not purchase data. Individual vols offered to four hundred. Naval. Military. Single vol. on net to $350.00. 3 vol. (4335587700)
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4 (Green, D. C.) REPORT ON D. C. GREEN'S SYSTEM OF VENTILATION.
DC 1879 
11pp. First ed. V.g. Removed from a bound vol. One plt opening to 12 x 17". This pamphlet was sunk in the U.S.S. Tallapoosa & stayed underwater for several weeks (w/Xerox of statement). Military. Engineering. (4516744434)
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5 Adams, W. H. Davenport Farragut and Other Great Commanders
NY and London (1885) 
465, w/several full p. ilustpp. Appears to be first edition, V.G. Bkstrp gilt very legible. Paper is more brittle than usual. (6025439094) 
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6 American Art Publishing House (32 PAGES OF BATTLESHIP AND RELATED PRINTS IN FOLDER 7-9 ONLY OF WORLD'S WONDERS)
Chicago 1898 c.11"x16" 
32pp. Front paper wrp loose, rear gone. From a mixed bag, but these are complete. Ships include "Castine," "Holland," Iowa (partial)," "Kentucky," "Kearsarge," "Nashville," "Richmond," "Rogers," "St. Louis," "St. Paul". Also crane, launch, and Arms: Ten-Inch gun, Twelve inch mortars, shops, Turret plates, Sixteen inch gun and Battle of Manila Bay. Neither this title or this publisher appear per OCLC. (5883518139)
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7 American Art Publishing House WORLD'S FINE ART SERIES. THE WORLD'S WONDERS (EIGHTY PAGES LARGELY W/ PHOTOGRAPHS OF CUBA AND U.S. NAVY)
Chicago 1898 
Five sections (80 p.). c.11"x16". Paper covers (2 sets separating, rest vg). This is a dukes' mixture with the numeration sometimes absent, sometimes printed, sometimes w/ correction. Many full p. images including Havana (cemetery, hotels, plaza, panorama, harbor, Tacon, theatre, cathedral, Luz Wharf, Plaza de Toros); Ships: Chicago, Columbia, Indiana, Iowa, Katahdin, Maine (several), Machlas, Marblehead, Miantonoman, Montgomery, Olivette, Philadelphia, Puritan, Terror, Torpedo Boat, Vesuvius; and sugar plantation, war map, military, "Helena", Matanzas, Yumuri River. Neither this author or this title appears per OCLC. (5883558630)
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8 Amphibious Warfare School Education Center Marine Corps Development and Education Command THE STRUGGLE FOR VICKSBURG OCTOBER 1862 - JULY 1863
Quantico, VA c.1960 
82,mappp. First ed. 4to. Fine in paper covers. OCLC locates one lib w/ a copy (8/14). (5999767800)
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9 An American Citizen (Bronson, Enos; Albert Gallatin; and Charles Mercer. AN ADDRESS TO THE PEOPLE OF THE UNITED STATES, ON THE POLICY OF MAINTAINING A PERMANENT NAVY. BY AN AMERICAN CITIZEN.
Phila. 1802 sm. 8vo 
51pp. First ed. Removed, some foxing; lib. stamp on p. (5). Closely cropped at the free edge of seven leaves, affecting one or two letters. A footnote, p. 9, cropped at the bottom. A disbound copy, 1991, made $275. Seeks to support U. S. trade through a permanent Navy. Various authors have been proposed, incl. Charles Fenton Mercer (little evidence); Albert Gallatin (per Howes B138), & Enos Bronson whose name appears on t.p. as the person for whom the pamphlet was ptd. This work referenced also as Sabin 97903, & American Imprints 1720. The work is unusual for totally discarding catch-words & for employment of numerical signification. Military. (4408431009)
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10 Boyer, Samuel Pellman (ed by Elinor Barnes and James A. Barnes) NAVAL SURGEON BLOCKADING THE SOUTH 1862-1866
Bloomington, IN 1963 
279pp. First ed. Fine in near fine unclipt dj (a few very tiny shelf flaws). Copies on line to one hundred. (5976849894)
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11 Brehm, Frank T. "THE BATTLE OF LAKE ERIE OR PERRY'S VICTORY" (Sheet Music).
London 1913 
5pp. Rather primitively drawn boats on cvr; tactfully no British flags displayed as Perry proceeds patriotically to pacify the pretenders. OCLC locates no US copies and only one other 10/15. (3808394880) 
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12 Carleton, Bob "JA-DA" (Sheet Music).
NY 1918 
3pp. Vg. Horizontal creasing. The sale of this song will be for the benefit of the Navy Relief Soc. The Soc. that guards the home of the men who guard the sea. Not listed in Bruccoli: Great War Collection. Military. World War I. (4144794108)
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13 Carroll, John M., ed REGISTER OF OFFICERS OF THE CONFEDERATE STATES NAVY 1861 -1865
New York 1983 
220pp. First ptd 1931. Fine copy. (5950814181)
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14 Civil War ARMY AND NAVY JOURNAL, VOLUME 3 #21-32, 36-50.
NY 1866 news folio 
Total of 432pp. W/out cvrs, three leaves w/serious damage, a few leaves w/chips to last word or two of a few lines. Amongst the 1st five issues most of the bottom margins repaired, sometimes allowing intelligent guessing through the mending. Approx. 18 issues. V.g., rest w/defects as described. Rich on post bellum recriminations & second guessing. Contemporary events incl. Freedman's Bureau, contention on sequence of discharge (white volunteers before the black volunteers), rebels in Mexico, Indian engagements, etc. Works out to less than twelve dollars per issue, especially because a single issue (only) offered at one hundred (9/14). (4962428871)
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15 Committee on Expenditures in the Navy Department ALLEGED ABUSES IN THE NAVY DEPARTMENT
Washington, DC 1860 
36pp. Untrimmed U.S. HOR 36th C., 1st Session, Report No. 621. Largely on political favoritism on coal, timber and other patronage. No copies of this report on line. (5902386945) 
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16 Crosley, Joseph W. THE BOOK OF NAVY SONGS (ed by The Trident Society)
New York 1926 4to 
200pp. Good (covers bowed from being shelved w/ smaller books) in dj w/ several small tears and one major tear. (5940286521)
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17 Dater, Lt. Comdr. H. M. AIRFIELDS AT SEA: THE DEVELOPMENT OF CARRIER WARFARE. A SUPPLEMENT TO THE PEGASUS.
Hagerstown, MD (1954) 4to 
(20)pp. Illus. Has the 4-p. supplement, "Carrier Warfare Outline of Operations." OCLC locates copies at Annapolis, Notre Dame, & U.S. Naval Hist. Center (2/15). AND please note OCLC calls for 9 pages, with our copy having 20p (including covers with text on rear cover). (4931898657)
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18 Fillmore, Millard MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES (ABOUT) BARQUE GEORGIANA, AND BIRD SUSAN LOUD
Washington, DC 1852 
32pp. Unopened. Untrimmed. Deals with capture of Spanish Cuban authorities of two U.S. vessels. Involves British mediators. (5901496143)
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19 Knox, Dudley W. NAVAL DOCUMENTS RELATED TO THE QUASI-WAR BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES AND FRANCE (SEVEN VOLS COMPLETE)
Washington, DC 1935 
Seven Volumes complete. First ed. Vg, all gilt bright, corners generally sharp. Approx 4500 p., maps, index, etc. Set on line to five hundred. Singles on line to one hundred. Extra shipping. For this set 7 vol. (5988794739)
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20 Körte, W. BEACONS AND FOG SIGNALS ON THE PRUSSIAN COASTS.
Brussels 1905 
9pp. Report for Permanent Internat'l Assoc. of Navigation Congresses X. Congress-Milan. Wrps, v.g. Much on fog signals. Military. Germany. Petroleum. Travel. (4268413131)
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