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The Life of Commodore Thomas Truxtun, U.S. Navy 1755-1822


By: Eugene S. Ferguson
Edition: First American Edition
Date: 1956
Published: The Johns Hopkins Press [Baltimore, MD]
Size (Details): 8vo
Binding: Hardcover (with Dust Jacket) [Blue cloth]

Category: Naval
From: The Military Bookman at Chartwell Booksellers
Item Number: 20402

Description: The first full length biography of Truxtun, who was a privateersman in the Revolution and fought in the Quasi-War with France. This is a very good copy, with faint shelf wear, the spine slightly faded, in a price-clipped, somewhat soiled, lightly edge-worn dust jacket. (322p., 2 illus., notes, biblio., index, map endpapers.)

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