Hardcover. New York, Hovendon & Co., 1st, 1899, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, 366 pages. Blue cloth covers with bright gilt and 3-color design. Illustrated with black & white engravings and color plates. Previous owners inscription on front endpaper. Light fraying at top and bottom of spine. Otherwise clean, tight copy.
Hardcover. New York , D. Appleton and Company, 1st, 1899, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, Hardcover, 519 pages. Blue cloth with gilded lettering. Top edge gilt. Minor bump on edges and spine. Previous owner inscription on front fly leaf. Many b&w illustrations by various artists. Nice, clean interior.
Hardcover. New York, Johnson Reprint Corporation, Reprint, 1968, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, 80 pages. Maroon cloth covers. Reprint edition by the Johnson Reprint Corporation 1968. Previous owners stamp embossed on title page. Light moisture spotting to covers. Clean, tight copy.
Hardcover. New York, G. P. Putnam & Co, 1st, 1853, Book: Fair, Dust Jacket: None, Three volumes in one. 267, 248, and 100 pages respectively. B&w frontispiece with tissue guard. Heavy spotting to endpapers, title page, and spotting throughout. Previous owner's signature and stamp on front flyleaf, bookplate on front endpaper. Front hinge cracked. Markings on top edge. Damp stains, wear, rubbing, and soiling to cover.
Hardcover. New York, Random House, 1st, 1996, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, 809 pages, b&w photography. Black cloth spine, silver title. Pictorial dust jacket. Minor wear to covers and upper edges, else a very nice, tight, clean copy in excellent shape.
Hardcover. Boston, Little, Brown and Company, 1st, 1897, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, 314 pages. Blue cloth covers, gilt titles to spine, gilt pictorial of military naval vessel to front, 2 fold-out b&w illustrated maps, top edge gilt. Slight edgewear, previous owner's pencil inscription to front endpaper, pages crisp and unmarked, tight binding; overall, a very clean, neat copy in great condition.
Hardcover. Middletown CT, Clark & Lyman, 2nd Ed., 1821, Book: Good, Dust Jacket: None, 378 pages, frontispiece plus 3 other engraved plates. Rebound with new cloth spine and endpapers, original calf covers present. The frontispiece has some loss to the gutter edge and has been reattached. Image not affected. Moderate foxing throughout.
Hardcover. Boston, The Fort Gill Press, 1st, 1909, Book: Good, Dust Jacket: None, Hardcover, 313 pages. B&w frontispiece with tissue guard and b&w illustrations throughout. Ex-lib copy with library plate on front endpaper, number front flyleaf, and stamp on title page. on Light edgewear, rubbing to cover edges. Light fraying to top of spine. Else a clean copy.
Hardcover. Cleveland OH, Burrows Brothers, 1st, 1906, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, 549 pages plus 19 page publisher's catalog in rear. Dark blue cloth with gilt lettering on spine, top edge gilt. Clean, tight copy.
Hardcover. New York , De Vinne Press, 1st, 1917, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, 303 pages. Light blue and white cover. Printed for the Naval History Society. Number 112 of 700 copies. Pages untrimmed. B&w illustration with tissue guard. Worn slipcase. Inside nice and clean. Contains one page insert addressed to Naval History Society members.
Hardcover. Washington DC, GPO, 1st, 1968, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, Hardcover, blue cloth, title in gilt on spine and insignia in gilt on front. B&w illustrations, 377 pages. First printing of first edition. Related article pasted to front endpapers, Book covers and interior bright and clean. Foreword by Rear Admiral Ernest McNeill Eller. Homer Norman Wallin (December 6, 1893 - March 6, 1984) was a vice admiral in the United States Navy, best known for his salvage of ships sunk in the attack on Pearl Harbor. In 1941, Captain Wallin became material officer for commander, Battle Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet, and was serving in that position when Japan attacked Pearl Harbor on 7 December 1941. He was placed in charge of the Pearl Harbor Navy Yard's Salvage Division. Through most of 1942, he directed the Pearl Harbor ship salvage effort, a huge task that enabled the navy to recover the use of three sunken battleships.
Hardcover. Garden City, Doubleday Doran and Company, Inc., 1st, 1943, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Good, Non-paginated. Hardcover. Illustrations by Jeanne Bendick. Dust jacket with light fading to spine, short closed tears along edges. Clean, tight copy.
Hardcover. Boston, Little, Brown, 1st, 1901, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, 500 pages. Black & white illustrations. Front hinge partially cracked, but minor. Previous owners bookplate on inside front cover. Top edge gilt. Clean, tight copy. First printing of the revised, much enlarged edition of 1901, with "Published November 1901" on copyright page, and Mahan's new preface, dated October 1901. Originally published in 1893, this edition contains four biographies that first appeared as contributions to the Atlantic monthly in 1893 and 1894, and "the original treatment has been here considerably modified, as well as enlarged".
Hardcover. Burlington, State of Vermont, 1st, 1886, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, 620 pages. Black & white illustrations. Previous owners names on front endpaper. Bound in brown leather with gilt title on black background on spine. Clean, tight copy. Volume 1 only.