REVIEW COPY. (Publisher's printed slip laid-in) Laid-in is a typed letter on publisher's stationary from Clay Blair, Jr. which is SIGNED by the author. Fine in a Nf. dj. (Light traces of shelfwear at spine ends on dj.) Story of the atomic powered submarine Nautilus, and Rear Admiral Hyman G. Rickover's stewardship of atomic energy. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: THE ATOMIC SUBMARINE AND ADMIRAL RICKOVER.
Publication Date: 1954
Book Condition: Fine
Edition: First Edition.
Book Description Henry Holt & Company, New York, 1954. Paper Covered Boards. Condition: Very Good +. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. First Edition. This 275 pp. indexed book is a narrative about the creation of the nuclear submarine Nautilus. Written by Admiral Rickover during the conception, design and construction stages the book was actually published prior to the completion of the "shakedown cruises". This Nautilus was created by Admiral Hyman Rickover, who we now know as the Father of the modern Navy, and named in honor of Jules Verne's prophectic super-powered vessel in "Twenty Thousand Leagues.". The book is in fine shape. The jacket does show moderate wear around the edges and corners, with a 2" crease line visible at the lower right front corner. The jacket presents decently in a clear archival protector. Photos upon request. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Seller Inventory # 43379
Book Description HENRY HOLT & CO., NEW YORK, 1954. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. ILL'D WITH PHOTOGRAPHS (illustrator). 1st Edition. WRITTEN BY A SUBMARINER WHO SERVED IN WWII THIS 8VO FIRST EDITION,1954, TELLS THE STORY OF ADMIRAL HYMAN RICKOVER AND THE PROJECT HE LED TO DEVELOP THE FIRST NUCLEAR SUBMAIRNE, THE NAUTILUS. BLACK BOARDS WITH GREEN AND WHITE TITLE ON SPINE, 277 PP. ALL FINE AND UNMARKED. SOME LIGHT BAND ON REP. DJ UNCLIPPED BUT WITH SOME EDGE TEARS AND REPAIRS. Seller Inventory # 000326
Book Description Henry Holt and Company, New York, 1954. Condition: fair to good. First Edition. 277, illus., index, some soiling to fore-edge, boards somewhat scuffed, some wear to spine edges and board corners. The design and construction of the first atomic submarine, the USS Nautilus. Seller Inventory # 12304
Book Description Henry Holt & Co., New York, 1954. Hard Cover. Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: DJ NF (sev. tiny edge tears). Size: Octavo. Seller Inventory # 01110004