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Keepers of the Sea

by Maroon, Fred; Beach, Edward [Powell, Colin]

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ISBN 10
0870217364
ISBN 13
9780870217364
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Annapolis, Maryland: Naval Institute Press, 1983. Deluxe Edition. Vellum. Near fine. Inscribed to Colin Powell, the deluxe edition of Keepers of the Sea by Fred J. Maroon and Edward L. Beech.. Quarto, 256pp. Full blue vellum, title stamped in gilt on spine and front cover. Housed in publisher's blue cloth slipcase, with shelf wear to panels. Includes silk bookmark. Illustrated with hundreds of color photographs and illustrations of United States Naval duty. Inscribed on the front free endpaper by American photographer Fred J. Maroon: "To Colin Powell, my comrade-in-arms, and friend, with great admiration. Art Maroon. Colin Powell (1937-2021) served as the United States Secretary of State during the George W. Bush administration, the first African American to hold the post. He also served as National Security Advisor to President Ronald Reagan (1987-1989) and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff from 1989-1993. Powell was discussed as a possible Republican presidential contender in 1996 and 2000, but he declined to run both times. He passed away in 2021, survived by his wife of nearly 60 years, Alma Powell. Provenance: Potomac Auction House, Estate of Colin Powell, 2022.

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Bookseller
The First Edition Rare Books, LLC US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
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Title
Keepers of the Sea
Author
Maroon, Fred; Beach, Edward [Powell, Colin]
Illustrator
Inscribed to Colin Powell, the deluxe edition of Keepers of the Sea by Fred J. Maroon and Edward L. Beech.
Format/Binding
Vellum
Book Condition
Used - Near Fine
Quantity Available
1
Edition
Deluxe Edition
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0870217364
ISBN 13
9780870217364
Publisher
Naval Institute Press
Place of Publication
Annapolis, Maryland
Date Published
1983
Keywords
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