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Battles and Heroes of the American Navy

by Shippen, Edward & Robert C. V. Meyers

Condition: Very Good Plus/No Jacket

Philadelphia: P. W. Ziegler & Co., 1902. Apparent First Edition . Blue Cloth/Pictorial Label. Very Good Plus/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Contains 685 pp., numerous b&w illustrations, a nice, tight, bright copy. The title continues "Containing the Llves of Schley, Sampson, Dewey, Farragut, Porter,, Decatur, Perry, Jones, and Other Naval Officers with a full account of the great and decisive contests on the seas from colonial times to the present, including our glorious victories at Manila and Santiago. The growth, power and management of our new navy in its pride and glory of swift cruiser, impregnable battleship, ponderous engine and deadly projectile; our naval academy, training ship, hospital, revenue, light house and life saving service.

  • Bookseller: Michael Carroll Dooling, Rare Books & Manuscripts, LLC US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 001799
  • Title: Battles and Heroes of the American Navy
  • Author: Shippen, Edward & Robert C. V. Meyers
  • Format/binding: Blue Cloth/Pictorial Label
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good Plus
  • Jacket condition: No Jacket
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: Apparent First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: P. W. Ziegler & Co.
  • Place: Philadelphia
  • Date published: 1902
  • Keywords: U.S. Navy, Naval battles, Naval Warfare,
  • Bookseller catalogs: Naval/Military;
  • Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall


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