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A Long Line of Ships Mare Island's Century of Naval Activity in California. by Arnold S. Lott - Signed First Edition - 1954 - from Uncommon Works, IOBA and

A Long Line of Ships Mare Island's Century of Naval Activity in California.

by Arnold S. Lott

Condition: Very good/poor

Annapolis: United States Naval Institute, 1954. First Edition. Cloth. Very good/poor. A very good signed, first edition in a poor dust jacket. Navy blue cloth boards. Binding ist sturdy and straight. Gilt title stamping on cover and spine. Some shelfwear on head and tail of spine. Decorative end papers. Dustjacket has come apart and is badly torn. Now protected in an archival cover. Author signed half title page. 268 pp. 7 x 10, royal octavo.
  • Bookseller: Uncommon Works, IOBA US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 880
  • Title: A Long Line of Ships Mare Island's Century of Naval Activity in California.
  • Author: Arnold S. Lott
  • Format/binding: Cloth
  • Book condition: Used - Very good
  • Jacket condition: poor
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: United States Naval Institute
  • Place: Annapolis
  • Date published: 1954
  • Keywords: California, navy
  • Bookseller catalogs: Military History;


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