Sign In | Register
No image available

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

Reviews

Review this book (Want a chance to win $50? Log-in or create an account first!) (You'll be automatically entered for a chance to win $50!)



Help & frequently asked questions


Glossary

Some terminology that may be used in this description includes:
First Edition
In collecting, the first edition is the earliest published form of a book. A book may have more than one first edition in cases ...[more]
tight
Used to mean that the binding of a book has not been overly loosened by frequent use....[more]
New
A new book is a book previously not circulated to a buyer. Although a new book is typically free of any faults or defects, "new...[more]
jacket
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps aro...[more]

$75.00

$4.00 shipping to USA

More shipping options >




RIP (Please) George Romero: Modern Master of Zombie Horror

RIP (Please) George Romero: Modern Master of Zombie Horror

George Romero co-wrote and directed Night of the Living Dead in 1968, a film that inspired the modern zombie craze and made an indelible mark on American cinema. Come this way, horror fan...

Browse Rare Books

Browse rare books

Interested in rare and collectible books? Booksellers from around the world showcase some of their finest in Biblio's rare book room.


Trustpilot