Boston: Massachusetts Historical Society, 1939. First. hardcover. Ed. by Gardner Weld Allen. Frontis. xxi, 464pp. 8vo, 1/2 black cloth, edges of board corners worn, small tear in top margin of a page of the table of contents, pages unopened at top margin. (Boston): Massachusetts Historical Society, 1939. First Edition. good.
One of 500 copies. Author was Secretary of the Navy from March 4, 1897 to May 1, 1902. Previously, from 1880 to 1889, John Davis Long was Governor of Massachusetts and a member of the United States House of Representatives from Massachusetts.