BUSY "B" CRUISE BOOK "OPERATION ORIENT." (Front board title: "U.S.S. Boxer CV 21 Oriental Cruise Jan-June 1950.") [Cold War- Korean War era commemorative cruisebook - cruise book for the U.S. Navy Essex-class aircraft carrier USS Boxer CV-21.]

Whiteside, R.E. (editor-in-chief). John B. Moss (Foreword). [USS Boxer - U.S.S. Boxer; U.S. Navy - United States Navy.]

Published by Berkeley, CA: Lederer, Street & Zeus Co., Inc. (printer) [no date, probably 1950].
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First edition (not stated). 88 pages. Hardcover: H 30.75cm x L 22.75cm. Blue padded cloth, dragon vignette and gilt lettering decorate front board, slight scuffing at spine ends and at tips of board corners. Edges toned; toning along margins of front and rear endpapers; a few small stains at lower gutter corners of front endpapers. Moisture staining at top fore-edge corners of last fifteen leaves or so causing a few tears and some associated peeling to leaves which does affect a few photos and some text. Slight mustiness to book. Binding slightly stressed at a few spots but still reasonably firm. Only a good copy but an uncommon US Navy cruisebook. OCLC locates copies at only two member institutions: Auburn University and San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park, Maritime Research Center. Features very succinct Foreword by Captain John B. Moss with captioned b/w photographs throughout and brief text passages reviewing the USS Boxer's cruise to the Far East from January to June 1950. No publishing date specified but presumably issued late 1950. Ports of call include Hawaii, Tokyo Bay, Hong Kong, Subic Bay, Manila, Sasebo, Inchon Harbor, and Singapore. Also laid-in at front endpapers is a lightly stained and mildly wrinkled promotional foldout sheet for the United States Naval Institute 1966 Proceedings. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: BUSY "B" CRUISE BOOK "OPERATION ORIENT." (...
Publisher: Berkeley, CA: Lederer, Street & Zeus Co., Inc. (printer) [no date, probably 1950].

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