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A History of the United States Navy by  John R Spears - First Edition - 1908 - from Recycled Records and Books and Biblio.com

A History of the United States Navy

by Spears, John R

Condition: Poor/No Dust Jacket


New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1908 334pp. Front hinge is open. Former owner name and date on front endpaper. Boards are heavily scuffed, heavily scratches, and heavily sunned. Spine panel is heavily sunned. Front board has a small bend. Tips and spine ends are rubbed. Spine ends are bumped. Page edges have light foxing. Text is unmarked.. First Edition. Hardcover. Poor/No Dust Jacket.
  • Bookseller: Recycled Records and Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 26486
  • Title: A History of the United States Navy
  • Author: Spears, John R
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Poor
  • Jacket condition: No Dust Jacket
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1908
  • Bookseller catalogs: History: Military;

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