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Admiral George Dewey

Author: Barrett, John
ISBN #: 
Price: $12.00
Publisher: Harper & Brothers
Publisher Location: New York
Book Condition: VG+
Edition: First edition
Pub Date: 1899
mior edge wear, front hinge repaired, typical offsetting from photographs, else NF. A quite nice copy of this biography of the hero of Manila, George Dewey. Dewey was born in Montpelier,Vermont, a son of the founder of the National Life Insurance Co. After Ethan Allen he is the greatest military hero from the state. Dewey's triumphal return to his home town drew the largest crowd in the history of Vermont. A record which still stands. Illustrated with photographs of the war in the Philippines, wiht Dewey family history and genealogy, five appendices, indexed. Scarce in this state. 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall. Hard Cover.