Title: Uss Olympia: Herald of Empire
Publisher: Naval Inst Pr, Annapolis, Maryland, U.S.A.
Publication Date: 2000
Illustrator: Photo Illus in b&w
Book Condition: Almost Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Fine
Signed: By Author
Book Type: Military
Book has spot of soil on paper fore-edges. 277pp with Index. Brown cloth. Stated First Printing (Number line begins with "2"). Tight, square, bright copy. No remainder marks, no internal notes or marginalia. Firm corners. Crisp, unclipped pictorial DJ in Mylar cover. Signed in ink by author with general inscription on Half-Title page. The Olympia was Dewey's Flagship at Manila Bay in 1898. Well received naval history and a definite contribution to American Naval History literature. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 14628
Synopsis: This vibrant history of the cruiser Olympia pays tribute to the ship and her crew.
About the Author: Benjamin Franklin Cooling is the author of more than twenty books, including Benjamin Franklin Tracy: Father of the Modern American Fighting Navy, Gray Steel and Bluewater Navy, and Robley D. Evans: A Sailor's Log.
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