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McKinley's Bulldog. The Battleship Oregon.

By: Sternlicht, Sanford.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Chicago, IL, Nelson-Hall:

Seller ID: 002854


Book club edition. Dust jacket and book mint condition. CR 1979, 161 pages with index, black and white photos, illustrated pastedowns. How it was built, the battles it fought, the men who manned it, and the historical events it played a part in. A wonderful biography of a famous battleship. View more info

Ice Is Where You Find It.

By: Thomas, Charles W. (Captain in U.S.Coast Guard).

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Published by Bobbs Merrill,:

Seller ID: 000694


CR 1951, stated 1st edition. Blue covers with gilt lettering on spine, spine and part of the cover is discolored, 5 maps and 38 pages of black and white photos with frontis. Foreward by Rear Admiral Richard A. Byrd. Thomas navigated unprotected ships through ice of the Ross Sea at the bottom of the world - a convoy of 3 Naval supply ships, with their unprotected hulls, through 500 miles of ice. It was a landmark in ice navigation. Natural History, Ice Bergs, Arctic Ice, ... View more info