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1 AIR FORCE MANUAL SEARCH AND RESCUE SURVIVAL
Department of the Air Force 1969 Soft Cover Very Good to Very Good+ Air Force Figures (drawings), Map 
AFM64-5. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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2 ASTRONOMICAL OBSERVATIONS MADE AT U.S. NAVAL OBSERVATORY during the years 1851 and 1852
Washington 1867 Wraps Good Astronomy Size: Approx. 9 1/4" x 11 3/4" 
652 pp. Paper wraps with linen spine. Top right front corner torn, creasing and tears to corners, dirt smudges. Ex. mus. stamp and numbers on front cover and title page. Interior clean. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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3 Report of the Third Annual Reunion of the Society of the Army and Navy of the Gulf Held at Newport, R. I., July 7th, 1871
New York George F. Nesbitt & Co 1872 Paper Cover Good Military Size: Approx. 5 1/2" x 9" 
Contents include: A Poem "Gulf-Weed" by Henry Howard Brownell; Memorial Address on the Life and Character of Admiral D.G.Farragut by Rev. Henry E. Montgomery; Remarks by General McDowell, Alexander Hamilton Rice, Dr. Foltz, Gen. Sheridan, and others; List of Vessels in the Gulf Squadron Commanded by Admiral D.G.Farragut and Roster of Troops (19th Corps) Department of Gulf. 80 pp. Blue stiff covers. Faint gilt lettering on front cover. Front bottom corner tip missing.Tears at spine joints. Back cover's top corner creased. 1/2" spine paper missing at base. Overall covers are Good. Still intact. Interior is tight, clean and in Very Good + condition. Mildly brown-tone to pages, age? related. 
Price: 80.00 USD
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4 SCIENCE, A Weekly Newspaper of All the Arts and Sciences, January 24, 1890
New York N. D. C. Hodges 1890 Paper Cover Good+ Science Size: Approx. 9" X 12" Maps, Figures (line drawings) 
Some Articles: A Steel Pressure-Blower with illustration of one; The Tobacco-Plant; What Stanley Has Done For The Map of Africa with 2 maps: Central Africa, Before Stanley, and Central Africa, After Stanley; Useful Plants in Guatemala; and The Fiske Range-Finder with 6 illustrations. Under Industrial Notes: The Hulin Diary Calendar with an illustration of one." This unique memorandum calendar, manufactured by John S. Hulin, stationer, combines a diary and a calendar in one". 2 sets of ex-mus. numbers on front cover. Slight soiling and chipping around bottom edge, otherwise exterior is VG. Interior is clean, tight and VG+. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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5 SCIENCE, January 16, 1885. Vol. V. No. 102
Cambridge, MA, The Science Company 1885 Wraps Good- Science Size: Approx. 7 1/4" x 10 1/4" Sketches 
Articles by Famous Americans: JOHN TROWBRIDGE "Recent advances in electrical science"; J. W. POWELL "The administration of the scientific work of the general government"; J. R. BARTLETT "Some recent experiments with oil in stopping breakers"; ADOLPH F. BANDELIER "Bandelier's Archeological Tour in Mexico" with illustration of " The Great Mound at Cholula"; and BENJAMIN GOULD "The Argentine Zone Catalogue" with 2 illustrations of " Dr. Gould's Observatory at Cordoba" and "View of Corboba from Dr. Gould's Observatory" also in Letters to the Editor-J. S. DILLER " Coal in the Chico group of California"; HENRY W. HAYNES "Man in the stone age"; and B. G. WILDER " The use of slips in scientific correspondence". Includes other scientific articles. pp41-62. Covers detached. Top front corner torn-have "detached" piece, 3"x2". ex. mus. stamp on front cover. 3" tear and small chippings around edges. Mildly soiled. Good- exterior. Interior is tight, clean and Very Good. 
Price: 42.50 USD
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6 Adams, W. H. Davenport DEWEY: AND OTHER GREAT NAVAL COMMANDERS
London George Routledge & Sons Cloth Good Biography Size: Approx. 5 " x 7 3/4" Illustrated 
A Series of Biographies. Other commanders included are Sir Francis Drake, Robert Blake, Lord Anson, Lord Rodney, Earl Howe, Earl of St. Vincent, Lord Nelson, Sir Sidney Smith, Lord Collingwood, Oliver Hazard Perry, David Glasgoe Farragut, David Dixon Porter, William T. Sampson, Winfield S. Schley. 487 pp. Blue cloth covers with gilt lettering on front and spine. Cover corners are bumped and rubbed to boards, edges and joints rubbed, scuffing to cover faces. Spine is faded, worn, spine ends are bent and fraying. Gilt top page edge. Both hinges broken. Spine is very loose. Marks and creased corner on front free endpaper. Stamp and bookstore details on back inside cover corner. Interior pages are browning along edges, some foxing spots. Book in Good condition. 
Price: 37.50 USD
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7 Clements, Rex A STATELY SOUTHERNER
Boston & New York Houghton Mifflin Company 1926 Hard Cover Good+ Ships Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 9" A. Weston 
With pen and ink sketches by A. Weston. 191 pp. Three pages of opinions at conclusion of text. Blue cloth covers with faded gilt text on spine. Cover corners are bumped and rubbed to boards, edges rubbed, scuffing and wear to cover faces, spine is discolored, spine ends are torn and chipped. Spine slightly cocked. Uncut page edges. Loose hinges and spine. Text is crisp and easily legible, interior pages are slightly browning along edges. Book in Good+ to VG- condition. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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8 Congress PEACEFUL USES OF ATOMIC ENERGY. HEARING BEFORE THE JOINT COMMITTEE ON ATOMIC ENERGY, CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES, EIGHTY-SEVENTH CONGRESS, SECOND SESSION ON PEACEFUL USES OF ATOMIC ENERGY. APRIL 10, 1962.
Washington Government Printing Office 1962 Paper Cover Good+ Government Document Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 9" Figures 
Printed for the use of the Joint Committee on Atomic Energy. 148 pp. Green paper cover with black title lettering on front. Creasing and chipping to cover edges and corners, joints are discolored, ink spots/stains on front, spine ends are bumped and creased, spine is torn at top with tears to edges. Ex. library stamps (three different stamps) on front cover, red ink underline below many title words on front cover. Small bump to page edge. Interior clean, no marks and text is easily legible. Document in Good+ to VG- condition. 
Price: 27.50 USD
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9 Editors of Time-Life Books SPECIAL FORCES AND MISSIONS, The New Face of War
Alexandria, Virginia Time-Life 1991 0-8094-8600-8 / 9780809486007 First Printing Boards Near Fine No Jacket Military 4to - over 9" - 12" tall Photographs, Maps, Drawings 
One of the Time-Life series. Incredible photography depicting the Special Forces of the U.S. Military. Chapters on Special Operations and the training given, Special Missions and rescue effort, A Supercopter for Rigorous Missions and others. 176 pp. Bibliography and Index. 
Price: 7.00 USD
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10 Fillmore, Millard MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, TRANSMITTING THE OFFICIAL CORRESPONDENCE GROWING OUT OF THE ALLEGED MISUNDERSTANDING BETWEEN CAPTAIN LONG AND LOUIS KOSSUTH
Washington Government Printing Office 1852 Paperbound Very Good U.S. Government Document Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 9" 
Kossuth and Captain Long. 32d Congress, 1st Session, House of Representatives, Ex. Doc. No. 78. February 29, 1852. Laid upon the table, and ordered to be printed. 58 pp. Disbound government document. Residue and strings from book binding remains along spine edge. Document browning along edges, corners are bumped and creased, light foxing throughout, text easily legible. Document in VG condition. 
Price: 28.50 USD
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11 Gilliss, J. M. ASTRONOMICAL AND METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATIONS MADE AT THE UNITED STATES NAVAL OBSERVATORY, DURING THE YEAR 1861
Washington Government Printing Office 1862 Paper Cover Good Astronomy Size: Approx. 9" X 11 1/4" Figures, Plates 
Contents include: Physical aspects of the Comet, 1861, II; Aspects of Encke's Comet; Mean Right Ascensions of Stars observed with the Transit Instruments, for 1860.0; Mean Declinations of Stars observed with the Mural Circle, for 1860.0; Table of Zenith Distances for the Latitude of the Observatory; Mean places of Comparison Stars used in observations with the Equatorial; Catalogue of Stars observed in 1861; and others. 520 pp. Blue paper covers, black linen spine, paper title bar and ex. lib. identification sticker on spine. Covers are soiled and dirty, corners are creased and rubbed, spine is broken and spine ends are worn and fraying. Ex. library bookplate adhered on front inside cover. Laid-in gift announcement from U.S. Naval Observatory before title page. Some interior corners are bent and dog-earred, otherwise interior clean. Book in Good condition. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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12 Gilliss, J. M. ASTRONOMICAL OBSERVATIONS MADE AT U.S. NAVAL OBSERVATORY DURING THE YEAR 1864
Washington Government Printing Office 1866 Wraps Good Astronomy Size: Approx. 9" x 11 1/4" Tables 
Contents include: Observations of Occultations of Stars by the Moon; Mean Right Ascensions of Stars Observed with the Transit Instrument; Mean Places for 1860.0 of Stars of Comparison used in Observations with the Equatorial; Constants for the Stars Observed in 1864. 524 pp. Olive paper wraps with pebbled leather spine. Wraps are soiled and missing pieces around edges. ex-mus. stamp/numbers on front and stamp on free endp. date written on title p.(small). Tears to spine with missing areas around ends, sections missing from title bar. Some corners bent/dog-earred. Foxing/mold throughout interior. Book in Good condition. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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13 Harrison, Benjamin DRY DOCK ON THE SHORES OF THE GULF OF MEXICO
Washington Government Printing Office 1892 Paperbound Very Good Government Document Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 9" Foldout Map 
Message from the President of the United States, transmitting a letter from the Secretary of the Navy relative to a proposed dry dock on the shores of the Gulf of Mexico. 52D Congress, 1st Session, House of Representatives Ex. Doc. No. 79. Referred to the Committee on Naval Affairs and ordered to be printed, January 20, 1892. 22 pp. Large foldout map of the Mississippi River. Disbound government document. Corners are bent. Back pages have significant browning/chipping, but does not interfere with text. Map in Very Good condition. Overall document in VG condition. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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14 House of Representatives CORPORAL PUNISHMENT IN THE NAVY. Report From The Secretary of the Navy. 1845.
Blair & Rives, Printers 1845 Paperbound Very Good- U. S.Government Document Size: Approx. 5 1/2" x 8 3/4" 
28th Congress. 2d Session. Doc. No.157. House of Representatives.Navy Dept. "A resolution of the House of Representatives of the United States, of the 11th of January last, as to what substitute, if any, can be made for the present mode of corporal punishment in the navy, without endangering the discipline of the service." 2 pages. "browning" to pages otherwise document is Very Good. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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15 House of Representatives LETTER FROM THE SECRETARY OF THE NAVY, TRANSMITTING REPORTS OF EXAMINATIONS, NOT HERTOFORE MADE, WITH A VIEW TO THE ESTABLISHMENT OF DRY DOCKS IN NEW YORK BAY, &C
Washington Thomas Allen, Print 1837 Paperbound Very Good Government Document Size: Approx. 5 1/2" x 9" 
Dry Docks - New York Bay. 25th Congress, 2d Session, House of Representatives, Navy Dept. Doc. No. 35. Referred to the Committee on Naval Affairs, December 19, 1837. 12 pp. Disbound government document. Paper edges are browning from age and some light foxing, but text is still easily legible. Document in Very Good condition. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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16 House of Representatives LETTER FROM THE SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY, TRANSMITTING INFORMATION UPON THE SUBJECT OF EXECUTING THE LAW FOR BUILDING LIGHT-HOUSES, BOUYS, &c.
Washington Thomas Allen, Print 1837 Paperbound Very Good U.S. Government Document Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 9" Graph 
Light-houses, Buoys, &c. 25th Congress, 2d Session, House of Representatives, Treasury Department, Doc. No. 27. Referred to the Committee on Commerce, December 14, 1837. "...making appropriations for building light-houses, light-boats, beacon-lights, buoys, and dolphins..." describing work approved and rejected in Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Ohio, Indiana, Louisiana, Mississippi, Michigan, Florida, and Wisconsin. 27 pages. Disbound government document. Residue from book remains on spine. Creases on spine edge. Light foxing, but otherwise pages are crisp, clean and in excellent condition for its age. Document in VG condition. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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17 House of Representatives REPORT OF THE COMMISSIONERS OF NAVAL HOSPITALS, SHEWING THE STATE OF THE NAVAL FUND, &c. &c.
Washington Gales & Seaton 1823 Paperbound Good U.S. Navy Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 9" 
Made in obedience to a resolution of the House of Representatives, of the 20th December last. Report No. 20. January 9. 1823. Read, and referred to the Committee on Naval Affairs. 4 pp. Disbound government document. Creasing, pinholes and chipping to spine edge. Pages are browning and foxed, text is easily legible. Lower corner creased. Document in Good condition. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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18 House of Representatives RIFLED CANNON AND THE ARMAMENT OF SHIPS-OF-WAR. LETTER FROM THE SECRETARY OF THE NAVY, TRANSMITTING THE REPORT OF THE SUPERINTENDENT OF ORDNANCE AT THE WASHINGTON NAVY YARD.
Washington Government Printing Office 1861 Paperbound Very Good U.S. Navy Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 9" Diagrams 
36th Congress, 2d Session, House of Representatives, Ex. Doc. No. 43. January 25, 1861--Referred to the Committee on Naval Affairs, and ordered to be printed. Description and diagrams of trial results of two classes of rifled cannons. 12 pp. Disbound government document. Residue from book remains on spine. Small tear to front page corner along spine. Light browning along page edges, small area of foxing on front. Document in VG condition. 
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19 House of Representatives SAN GERONIMO. HEARINGS BEFORE THE COMMITTEE ON MILITARY AFFAIRS, HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, SEVENTIETH CONGRESS, FIRST SESSION, DECEMBER 19, 1927.
Washington Government Printing Office 1928 Paper Covers Very Good- Puerto Rico Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 9" 
Statements of Brig. Gen. Ewing E. Booth, General Staff, U. S. A., and Lieut. Col. Wm. C. Rigby, Judge Advocate General's Office. 26 pp. Paper covers. Light chipping and creasing to cover edges, corners bent, paper edges are darkened, creasing to spine, indentations from staple binding on back cover. Interior is clean, top corner on page 3 is folded, text is easily legible. Document in VG- to VG condition. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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20 House of Representatives TRIAL OF CAPTAIN W. C. BOLTON
Washington Government Printing Office 1842 Paperbound Very Good - Government Document Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 9" 
Letter from the Secretary of the Navy, transmitting a record of proceedings of the naval court marshall, &C., in Captain William C. Bolton's case. 27th Congress, 2d Session, Ho. of Reps. Navy Dept., Doc. No. 111. February 26, 1842. Read, and laid upon the table. 69 pp. Disbound government document. Residue from book remains on spine edge. Some creasing to corners and light chipping to page edges. Foxing to pages, but text is not affected. Document in VG- condition. 
Price: 32.50 USD
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