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Report of the Secretary of the Navy. In: Message from the President of the  United States to the Two Houses of Congress At the Commencement of the  First Session of the Thirty-Second Congress. Part II, December 2, 1851  (Senate Copy)
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Report of the Secretary of the Navy. In: Message from the President of the United States to the Two Houses of Congress At the Commencement of the First Session of the Thirty-Second Congress. Part II, December 2, 1851 (Senate Copy)

By Graham, William A. , Secretary Of The Navy

Washington DC. Washington DC: A. Boyd Hamilton. Good with no dust jacket. 1852. Hardcover. Original black cloth covers are heavily embossed with decoration on front, back and spine; gilt on spine is dulled. Covers are lightly soiled, worn and chipped at a few spots on extremities, bumped corners, lightly gnawed for an inch at bottom edge of front cover. Bookplate inside front cover identifies this book as having been presented to the Athenian Society Library by Col. French, as as being copy No. 538 in that library's collection. Front hinge is starting to crack, otherwise binding is tight and solid. A few pages in the book are heavily foxed, most only lightly, all are quite readable. . The first 415 pages of this book consists of the Report of the Secretary of the Navy to President Millard Fillmore, and presents a wealth of highly detailed information on the state of the U. S. Navy and Marines ten years before the American Civil War. Also bound into the book are the annual reports of the Postmaster General and the Secretary of the Interior for 1851.. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 550 pages. L1 .

$205.00

With the Battle Cruisers
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With the Battle Cruisers

By Young, Filson

US Naval Institute Press. Fine with no dust jacket. 1986. Reprint. Hardcover. No defects; pages are clean and crisp, binding is tight; book appears unread. . Reprint of a work originally published in 1921. A beautiful copy. . Classics of Naval Literature Series. 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 295 pages. G5 .

$30.00

The Anchor, Company 215
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The Anchor, Company 215

By Authors, Various

San Diego. San Diego: Recruit Training Company 215, U. S. Navy. Near Fine with no dust jacket. 1976. Hardcover. Corner bump and a little rubbing to boards, else Fine. . This is the "yearbook" for Company 90-215 recruiting class, U. S. Navy. No date in book, but should be approximately 1976, based on internal evidence in the text. Text and photos, b/w and color, of the recruits and what they went through in training. . 4to 11" - 13" tall. 105 pages. J5 .

$65.00