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  • THE GIRL WITH THE OCELOT and Other Poems. by Altrocchi, Julia Cooley (1893-1972).
    Altrocchi, Julia Cooley (1893-1972).
    THE GIRL WITH THE OCELOT and Other Poems.

    Edition: First printing.

    Boston: Bruce Humphries, (1964.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Includes a long dramatic monologue, 'Black Boat,' on the death of 200 African American seamen in the Port Chicago disaster during World War II. INSCRIBED on the front endpaper - "For a long-standing much admired friend, Fred Carpenter, in the hope that he may be interested in the chiaroscura of the last poem in this book." 150 pp.

    Condition: Very near fine in a very good dustjacket (tanning to spine of dj and to back cover,.)

    Book ID: 76084
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  • DAVE DARRIN'S FIRST YEAR AT ANNAPOLIS or Two Plebe Midshipmen At The United States Naval Academy #1. by Hancock, H. Irving (Harrie, 1868-1922)
    Hancock, H. Irving (Harrie, 1868-1922)
    DAVE DARRIN'S FIRST YEAR AT ANNAPOLIS or Two Plebe Midshipmen At The United States Naval Academy #1.

    Edition: Reprint.

    Akron, Ohio: Saalfield Publishing Co., n.d. (ca 1925, c 1910) dj. Hardcover - First book in this series following the adventures of Dave Darrin and his friend Don Dalzell. Illustrated. 250 pp.

    Condition: Good overall in gray illustrated boards in a good dust jacket (usual toning to the pages, gift inscription in pencil, rear hinge cracking, edgewear to the dj - dj was designed for a smaller book.)

    Book ID: 74636
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  • DAVE DARRIN'S THIRD YEAR AT ANNAPOLIS or Leaders of the Second Class Midshipmen. by Hancock, H. Irving (Harrie, 1868-1922)
    Hancock, H. Irving (Harrie, 1868-1922)
    DAVE DARRIN'S THIRD YEAR AT ANNAPOLIS or Leaders of the Second Class Midshipmen.

    Edition: Reprint.

    Akron, Ohio: Saalfield Publishing Co., n.d. (ca 1925, c 1911) dj. Hardcover - Third book in this series following the adventures of Dave Darrin and his friend Don Dalzell. Illustrated. 250 pp.

    Condition: Good overall in pale blue illustrated boards in a good only dust jacket (sunning to the covers, usual rather severe toning to the pages. prev owner's name, chipping and edgewear to dj.)

    Book ID: 70679
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  • DAVE DARRIN'S THIRD YEAR AT ANNAPOLIS or Leaders of the Second Class Midshipmen. by Hancock, H. Irving (Harrie, 1868-1922)
    Hancock, H. Irving (Harrie, 1868-1922)
    DAVE DARRIN'S THIRD YEAR AT ANNAPOLIS or Leaders of the Second Class Midshipmen.

    Edition: Reprint.

    Akron, Ohio: Saalfield Publishing Co., n.d. (ca 1925, c 1911) dj. Hardcover - Third book in this series following the adventures of Dave Darrin and his friend Don Dalzell. Illustrated. 250 pp.

    Condition: Good overall in white illustrated boards in a very good dust jacket (both hinges starting, usual rather severe toning to the pages. prev owner's name.)

    Book ID: 64030
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  • [Nelson, Horatio, 1758-1805 ] Pocock, Tom.
    HORATIO NELSON.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1988. dj. Hardcover first edition - Biography of one of the best known figures in British history, based in part on previously unpublished diaries and other materials. This covers his life from boyhood adventures in the Arctic, to being a captain in Nicaraguan jungle, his first love affair with a married woman, to his scandalous relationship with Emma Hamilton and his death at Trafalgar at the height of his fame. Maps, 55 illustrations, chronology, bibliography, notes on sources and Nelsonian sites. xx, 367 pp. ISBN: 0-394-570561.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 34750
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  • THE BATTLESHIP BOYS IN FOREIGN SERVICE or, Earning New Ratings in European Seas (Battleship boys series #3). by Patchin, Frank Gee
    Patchin, Frank Gee
    THE BATTLESHIP BOYS IN FOREIGN SERVICE or, Earning New Ratings in European Seas (Battleship boys series #3).

    Edition: Reprint.

    New York & Akron, OH: Saalfield Publishing Co., (c 1911.) dj. Hardcover - "Dan Davis and Sam Hickey are two young boys who have joined the Navy and are ambitious to work their way upwards. Dan is the leader, and wins promotion through his hard work, courage, honor, resourcefulness, and skill; as he rises, he carries his best friend, temperamental red-haired orphan-with-a-heart-of-gold Sam, along with him." Frontispiece. 212 pp.

    Condition: Very good in illustrated tan covers in a very good dust jacket (usual rather severe toning to the pages, but covers are bright and attractive, some rubbing and edgewear to the dj, peeled spot on front cover)

    Book ID: 66406
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  • SCUTTLEBUTT: The Adventures of Robert K. Reed. by Reed, Robert K.
    Reed, Robert K.
    SCUTTLEBUTT: The Adventures of Robert K. Reed.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback.

    Oakland, OR: Elderberry Press, (2003). SIGNED first edition - "Just what is a scuttlebutt? Located amidships, second deck down, the watering hole, or "scuttlebutt," is strategically placed near the ice making plant. With ice cold water being dispensed through copper tubing to a spigot, this watering hole is where sailors congregated on the battleship USS Texas to quench their thirst with cold water, smoke cigarettes and shoot the bull. Yarns, sea stories, lies and jokes were shared among sailors at the "scuttlebutt." Even those who've never been near the ocean will be sure to enjoy the many tales herein." The stories include memories of growing up on the farm in Iowa during the Depression, his years in the Navy…

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    Oakland, OR: Elderberry Press, (2003). SIGNED first edition - "Just what is a scuttlebutt? Located amidships, second deck down, the watering hole, or "scuttlebutt," is strategically placed near the ice making plant. With ice cold water being dispensed through copper tubing to a spigot, this watering hole is where sailors congregated on the battleship USS Texas to quench their thirst with cold water, smoke cigarettes and shoot the bull. Yarns, sea stories, lies and jokes were shared among sailors at the "scuttlebutt." Even those who've never been near the ocean will be sure to enjoy the many tales herein." The stories include memories of growing up on the farm in Iowa during the Depression, his years in the Navy from 1939-1959, and finally his life in California. INSCRIBED on the half title page. Photographs. 253 pp. ISBN: 1-930859708.

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    Condition: Very good in glossy illustrated wrappers (a few corners creased).

    Book ID: 62392
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