A History of the United States Navy, and Biographical Sketches of American Naval Heroes, from the formation of the navy

PETERSON, Charles J.

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Price: $750.00

Place Published: Philadelphia
Publisher: J. & J. L. Gihon
Date Published: 1852

Description: to the close of the Mexican War. Over 100 engravings. xv, 611pp. + 16pp. of publisher's ads. 8vo, 20th century full tan calf, black leather label, light foxing to some margins, inner hinge strengthened, otherwise very good. Philadelphia: J. & J. L. Gihon, 1852.

Comments: Author was publisher and editor of several magazines, including Peterson's Magazine, which he also founded. "His (Peterson's) most important work was a history of the American navy..." Dictionary of American Biography, Vol. XIV, p. 513. From the library of Samuel Eliot Morison with his bookplate.

Binding: hardcover
Condition: very good(-)
Language: English
Type: Books

Book ID: 243607

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