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Image for The Life of Oliver Hazard Perry, with an Appendix, Comprising a Biographical Memoir of the Late Captain James Lawrence; with Brief Sketches of the Most Prominent Events in the Lives of Commodores Bainbridge, Decatur, Porter and Macdonough. A View of the Rise, Present Condition, and Future Prospects of the Navy of the United States -- A List of the Officers of the Navy -- and Vessels of War of the United States, to Which is Added, a Biography of General Pike, and a View of the Leading Events in the Life of General Harrison

The Life of Oliver Hazard Perry, with an Appendix, Comprising a Biographical Memoir of the Late Captain James Lawrence; with Brief Sketches of the Most Prominent Events in the Lives of Commodores Bainbridge, Decatur, Porter and Macdonough. A View of the Rise, Present Condition, and Future Prospects of the Navy of the United States -- A List of the Officers of the Navy -- and Vessels of War of the United States, to Which is Added, a Biography of General Pike, and a View of the Leading Events in the Life of General Harrison

By: Niles, John M. [Milton]

Price: $50.00

Publisher: William S. Marsh: 1820

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2199550

Condition: Good


First edition. Sabin 55320. Howes N157. Rebound in red cloth with new end sheets, original red morocco spine labels laid down. Lacks portion of fold-out, and appears to be missing another portrait (Howes calls for three plates, and this copy includes a frontispiece engraving of Perry, and the portion of the fold-out). Moderate foxing and transfer throughout, ink name and light stain on corner of front flyleaf. 1820 Hard Cover. xii, 376 pp. 12mo. An important and extensive account of the life of an important figure in United States military history. Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry (August 23, 178... View more info

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The Navy in Newport (Images of America)

By: Wyld, Lionel D.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Arcadia Publishing: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2194932

ISBN: 0738535508

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. 1997 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 128 pp. Known throughout the world as The City by the Sea, Newport, Rhode Island, has a long history of maritime activity. Since the Colonial period, Newport has been recognized as both an important seaport for the mercantile trade and a harbor of inestimable value for naval vessels. I n 1869, the U.S. Navy opened its pioneer site in the region, the Naval Torpedo station on Goat Island in Newport harbor. The Naval War College on Coasters Harbor Island and the Naval Training Station soon followed. The navy's pres... View more info