Title: Journals and Other Documents on the Life and...
Publisher: The Heritage Press, New York
Publication Date: 1963
Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included
Signed: Signed by Author(s)
Illustrations by Lima de Freitas. 4to. Decorated green paper over boards, slipcase. xvi, 417pp. Frontispiece, illustrations, maps, map endpapers. Near fine/very good. Slipcase a tad unevenly sunned. Handsome copy of this "poor man's Limited Editions Club" volume, bearing a unique autograph addition: Tipped to an inner flyleaf is an Autograph Note Signed from Morison (1887-1976), the rear admiral and Pulitzer Prize-winning naval historian, 5½" X 3½", Honolulu, Hawaii, n.y. [196_ February 18 postal cancellation]. Near fine. Addressed to Marshall E. Bean. Brief note in bold blue fountain pen to a Maine educator on a color picture postcard of a color print of tropical Hawaiian birds: "Cold here too! No snow, but we miss the open fires of home. Leaving tomorrow for Australia." Usual bold "S.E. Morison." signature. Bookseller Inventory # 23046
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