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The Life and Letters of Admiral Dewey From Montpelier To Manila

by Dewey, Adelbert M

Condition: Very Good


New York, NY: Woolfall Co., 1899. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Size=7"X10.5. 250 Illustrations. (full book description) Woolfall Co., New York, NY, 1899. 1st Ed.? VG, Hard Cover, no Dust Jacket. Size=7"X10.5, 559pp(Index). 250 Illustrations. "AUTHORIZED EDITION" on Title Page. Red leather spine & fore-edge corners, marbled boards & endpapers. Leather a little worn head & foot of spine & at fore-edge corners, 1/2" leather tear at head & foot of spine, short ink gift note on back of Frontispiece, o.w. clean & tight. Text is bright & in fine condition. [Military Leaders; U.S. Navy; Biography; Letters/Speeches] SELLING WORLDWIDE SINCE 1987. WE ALWAYS PACK WITH GREAT CARE!


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