Rear admiral as well as Pulitzer prize-winning naval historian. ANS on verso of a color postcard, 5 3/4" X 4", n.p. [Myconos Island, Greece], [ca. 1969] 10 April. Addressed to Marshall E. Bean. Fine. On a picture postcard of a pelican at the seashore, the admiral writes to a group of school children: "You may have heard of .the pelican whose beak holds more than his belly can. This one takes his cut on all the fish brought into port." Bold and strong. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Autograph Note Signed.
Book Description This naval officer was famed as a historian; among his works are "Admiral of the Ocean Sea: A Life of Christopher Columbus" and "John Paul Jones: A Sailor's Biography," both of which won Pulitzer Prizes. ANS on verso of a color postcard, 5 3/4" X 4", Casablanca, Morocco, 5 April n.y. [1969 postal cancellation]. Addressed to Marshall E. Bean in Maine. Near fine. On a picture postcard of a "Typical Market" in this northwest African country, the admiral writes in blue ink that "Here buying and selling are done about the same as 500 years ago," signing boldly. Morison slightly smudged the words "are done," but rest is strong and attractive. Bookseller Inventory # 41874