HAND BOOK OF THE UNITED STATES NAVY. BEING A COMPILATION OF ALL THE PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN THE HISTORY OF EVERY VESSEL OF THE UNITED STATES NAVY
Publisher: New York:D. Van Nostrand
Binding: Hard Cover
Dust Jacket: No jacket
Edition: 1st edition
New York:D. Van Nostrand. 1864. 1st edition. 277pp+13ppads. Hardcover. Blindstamped, pebbled blue boards with decoration in gilt on front cover, soiled and shelfworn with spine ends chipped and edge points frayed and worn to boards. Internally, 1st free end-page has been removed with 2nd free endpage starting to detach from top about half way down. Paper age-toned, but free of previous owners marks or signatures. Several pages, scattered throughout, have age-toned from clippings left to long. The binding is tight, but cracked at front hinge, with rear intact. Overall, a good solid copy.