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America's Naval Heritage: A Catalog of Early Imprints from the Navy Department Library

Moebs, Thomas Truxtun, Wallace, Robert F.

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ISBN 10: 0160505658 / ISBN 13: 9780160505652
Published by United States Government Printing Office
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Title: America's Naval Heritage: A Catalog of Early...

Publisher: United States Government Printing Office

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In celebrating its 200th anniversary in the year 2000, the Navy Department Library embarked on a project to highlight its unique role in preserving the nation’s naval heritage.  Selecting, compiling, reviewing, and editing catalog entries required the commitment, dedication, and hard work of experts in early naval literature, a small library staff, and a conscientious editor.  

The publishing of America’s Naval Heritage was made possible by the Department of Defense Legacy Program that identifies special military, natural, and cultural resources.  For its part, the library’s project sought to broaden access to historical materials, to encourage naval research and scholarship, and to identify, evaluate, and preserve important military heritage assets.  Publishing this catalog not only celebrates the Navy Department Library’s 200th year of continuous service but also gives all Americans and the international community of scholars a look into the rare and valuable literature that records the earliest traditions and history of the U.S. Navy.

Described in this beautifully illustrated work is a little-known collection of rare 18th and 19th-century titles held by one of our nation's oldest federal libraries, the Navy Department Library. The more than 300 entries record the U.S. Navy's achievements in combat, international diplomacy, technology, customs and traditions, exploration, medicine, education, and social reform. For all those with an interest in the Navy and the sea, this exquisite catalog promises a delightful encounter with America's naval past.
Other products produced by the U.S. Navy, Navy History and Heritage Command can be found here:  https://bookstore.gpo.gov/agency/902

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