On the Coast of france: The Story of the United States Naval Forces in French Waters
Husband, Joseph

Chicago: A.C. McClurg, 1919. F 127 pages; inscribed and signed and dated 1919 on the front endpaper by the author; preface by Franklin D. Roosevelt, at the time Assistant Secretary of the Navy; black and white illustrations, including observation ballon, "The Leviathan", seaplane after crash, French dirigible, German sea-mines, "Picking Up a Lifeboat from a torpedoed ship-four dead men were in the partly swamped boat"; "The Westward Ho being towed into Brest with only one percent floatability"; picture of Roosevelt (standing) & French & American Naval officers; pictures of the U.S.S. Noma, Christabel, Rambler & Wanderer; The Dunraven sinking; The Philomel (British) after being torpedoed, more; red buckram cloth binding, gilt spine titles; previous owner sticker (inscrbee) on endpaper; light edgewear, rubbing, to cloth covers; very good condition. Very Good H (Item ID: 8419)


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