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The Life of Rear Admiral John Paul Jones: The Life and Adventures of Rear-Admiral John Paul Jones, Commonly Called Paul Jones

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The Life of Rear Admiral John Paul Jones: The Life and Adventures of Rear-Admiral John Paul Jones, Commonly Called Paul Jones

by Abbott, John S. C

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New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1874. No Edition Stated, Presumed First . Decorative Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. 7 1/2" X 5 1/4. J. B. Power. American Pioneers and Patriots. 359 pp. Book has bumped corners, rubbed spine ends, 1" long moisture stain at top of front board. Spine has black, gilt edged bands head and tail, author on gilt band under the title in red text on gilt background, over black flintlock and bow (5 1/2" ). 2 page b/w frontispiece by May shows crew in lifeboats while their ship burns. Preface by Abbott. Dedication: To The Officers and Seamen of the United States Navy This Volume Commemorative of the Heroic Achievements of One of the Most Illustrious of Their Number, is Respectfully Dictated by John S.C. Abbott. dated 1874 at Fair Haven, Conn. Curiously, the illustration, verso p. 120 reappears verso p. 144. Bookseller's Inventory # 071599.

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book dealer
Lower Beverley Better Books CA (CA)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
001599
Title
The Life of Rear Admiral John Paul Jones: The Life and Adventures of Rear-Admiral John Paul Jones, Commonly Called Paul Jones
Author
Abbott, John S. C
Illustrator
J. B. Power
Format/binding
Decorative Cloth
Book condition
second hand - Very Good
Jacket condition
No Jacket
Quantity available
1
Edition
No Edition Stated, Presumed First
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Dodd, Mead & Company
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1874
Size
7 1/2" X 5 1/4

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An online bookstore that just grew from a combination of a love of books, a desire to save them from landfill and an inability to bypass yard sales. A considerable percentage of my inventory is signed editions. I also take pride in my Canadiana catalogue.

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