Published by n.p. n.d. [1945], n.p., 1945
From Chanticleer Books, ABAA (Kenwood, CA, U.S.A.)

AbeBooks Seller Since March 26, 1998

Quantity Available: 1

Buy Used
Price: US$ 300.00 Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 5.00 Within U.S.A. Destination, Rates & Speeds
Add to basket

30 Day Return Policy

About this Item

[55] pp., many illustrations from photographs, maps, and drawings, some in color; quarto (12.25 x 9 inches); blue gray cloth with gilt cover title and emblem. (Publisher and place of publication not identified). The "Fighting 27" saw most of its action in the Pacific, though their war began in Casablanca. The group served on 3 carriers: the CVE Suwannee and the CVLs Princeton and Independence. A rare WWII group history. Entry #335 in Dean Mawdsley's "Cruise books of the United States Navy in World War II" (1992 2nd edition), stating "No known copies located." OCLC/Worldcat now locates only 2 copies: Navy Dept. Library of Naval History and Heritage; San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park. Cover cloth near spine somewhat mottled, else very good and internally fine. Bookseller Inventory # 21272

Ask Seller a Question

Bibliographic Details


Publisher: n.p. n.d. [1945], n.p.

Publication Date: 1945

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: First edition.

Store Description

We had our open bookshop in the town of Sonoma for a total of 17 years, including 9 years at our East Napa St. location, however, as of April 13, 2013 we have closed our doors. Our business is now conducted online, by appointment, and at the approximately 8 antiquarian bookfairs at which we exhibit annually. Chanticleer Books is a sole-proprietorship owned and operated by Steve Blackmer, a full-time bookseller since 1985 and member of the Antiquarian Booksellers¿ Association of America (ABAA) since 1998.

Visit Seller's Storefront

Terms of Sale:

Guarantee: All books are guaranteed as described and may be returned for any reason within 10 days of receipt.
Payment: Orders are payable in US$ by credit card (Visa and MasterCard only), PayPal, personal check, or money order. Libraries may request invoicing.
Reciprocal terms to the book trade.
California residents will be charged 8.25% sales tax

Shipping Terms:

Orders usually ship within 2 business days. US orders are shipped BY Priority Mail, Media Mail, OR UPS ($5-$12 on most single title orders).
INTERNATIONAL CUSTOMERS PLEASE NOTE: Foreign orders are shipped at cost. International surface mail is not offered by the US Postal Service; all orders are shipped by air. We utilize the $30.00 Priority Mail International flat-rate mailer (4 lbs maximum weight) when we can adequately protect the book within. Oversize books will in most cases cost a minimum of $50.00 to ship overseas. The ABE default shipping rates are based on orders for 1 book at a maximum weight of 2.2 pounds. In many cases (large books, sets, insurance) this does not reflect the actual shipping cost. We will request additional shipping compensation through the Abebooks system when necessary.

List this Seller's Books

Payment Methods
accepted by seller

Visa Mastercard American Express

Check Money Order PayPal