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Commissioning United States Ship Robert E. Peary (DE-1073)

Published by United States Navy, 1972
Condition: Very Good Soft cover
From Garrison House Books IOBA (Medina, OH, U.S.A.)

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Very nice, clean, tighly bound program issued for the commissioing of the U.S.S. Robert E. Peary at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard, Bremerton, Washington September 23, 1972. Measures 8" tall by 10-1/2" long and has 40 pages. Aside from toning to edges of cream card cover at front and overall at back, is is very clean and tightly bound with pristine pages. Attractive red, white and blue cover design and numerous photos of the ship and crew inside, as well, as pictures of Rear Admiral and adventurer Robert E. Peary for whom it was named. Much history about Peary, as well as stats and info on the ship which was decommissioned on August 7, 1992, struck from the navy list on November 11,1995 and transferred to the Republic of China. Bookseller Inventory # 19498

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Title: Commissioning United States Ship Robert E. ...

Publisher: United States Navy

Publication Date: 1972

Binding: Soft Cover

Book Condition:Very Good

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Garrison House Books has maintained an on-line presence since 1997. We are a general interest used, rare, and out-of-print bookstore based in the quaint Victorian town of Medina, Ohio. American history, children's books and ephemera (the history of the people) intrigue us most, but we buy and maintain books in all categories. We are Tess and Eric Kindig, married forever, and passionate about books, bookselling and readers. Tess has been a newspaper reporter, magazine writer, and public relations director, and is still a working author with 13 published books to her credit. Eric owns Log Cabin Inc. in Lodi, Ohio, an 8,000-plus square foot retail establishment specializing in historical books and reenactment accoutrements. In addition to his remarkable ability to schlep large piles of books from hither to yon, Eric brings over 30 years of retail experience to this endeavor! Also, joining our staff are our beloved bookshop kitties -- Miss Lil and Mickey. The former provides gentility and elan, and the latter (who is basically a street thug) provides comic relief. We believe that books are treasures, not commodities, and that readers are individuals, not numbers. Our greatest joy is in getting to know you and serving you with grace and good humor. We appreciate your business very much!

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