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The Coast Guard

Beard, Tom (editor-in-chief); Hanson, Stephen Josť (managing editor)

Published by Foundation for Coast Guard History, Seattle, Washington, 2004
Condition: Very Good(+) Hardcover
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Folio in faux red, white and blue faux leather boards with gilt titles and lifted emblem; blue pictorial endpapers; photos (some color); 367 p., 37 cm. In English. || **A large, heavy book. Extra shipping charges may apply.** Contents: Foreword / by Walter Cronkite -- Roles and missions / Paul A. Yost -- 1790-1915 : That others might live / John J. Galluzzu -- Course changes / José Hanson -- Backup : auxiliary, rescue & SPARS / John A. Tilley -- Beacons / Ralph E. Eshelman -- Into the surf / Clayton Evans -- At sea / José Hanson -- Harbor sentinel / John Dwyer -- Secret wars / Theodore A. Bull -- New dimensions / Tom Beard -- Transitions : the U.S. Coast Guard on and after September 11 / P.J. Capelotti -- Semper paratus : today and tomorrow / Thomas H. Collins. Very good(+) to near fine copy. Faintest wear to corners of boards but no major rubbing; rear boards have light indentations from what looks like someone setting a circular object on it in two places; 1" blue scuff to spine (looks like printing error); otherwise tight copy; boards are clean and bright; pages are clean, crisp, bright and free of marks and creases; binding is tight and square. A handsome copy. Bookseller Inventory # 84614

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Title: The Coast Guard

Publisher: Foundation for Coast Guard History, Seattle, Washington

Publication Date: 2004

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good(+)

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