Life of Rear Admiral John Paul Jones, Chevalier of the Military Order of Merit, and of the Russian Order of St. Anne, Etc.

Jones, John Paul

Published by Lippincott, Grambo & Co, Successors To Grigg, Elliot & Co., 1850
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L.G. Curtis, Esq. editor of the Commercial, Cincinnati, Ohio, speaking of this work, observes: --".To Paul Jones the honor of raising up an American Navy belongs. He was the first commander in the world who made the proud flag of England "come down". His life, as printed by Messrs. Grigg, Elliot & Co, should be in the hands of every intelligent American." Compiled from his original journals and correspondence: including an account of his services in the American Revolution, and in the war between the Russians and Turks in the Black Sea. Illustrated with numerous [100] wood engravings of naval scenes, from original drawings by James Hamilton; the portraits by Mr.Croome and others. Frontis: Portrait of Paul Jones. Title page: Medallion from Congress Medal. 399pp. Contents: 13 chapters, Appendix At the beginning and the end of each chapter is a "vignette": "Initial Letter" and "Tail Piece". The paper is yellowed and foxed. Page 213, a piece of paper [3/4-in x 3/8-in] is missing on the fore-edge. A sheet of paper [3 1/2-in x 4 1/2-in] printed with the name of a previous owner and address, is glued on ffep.; the same name is inked on back ep. Dark green decorative cloth hc. design embossed on front and back boards; gilt sailing ship on front board; gilt design and lett. on spine. On the front cover, along the lower right corner, the cardboard and the cloth are waved and lightly discolored, probably by water. The spine and edges are rubbed and torn, the corners are bumped and torn; the cloth cover is soiled. The spine is straight and the book is in good condition regarding its old age.; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: Life of Rear Admiral John Paul Jones, ...
Publisher: Lippincott, Grambo & Co, Successors To Grigg, Elliot & Co.
Publication Date: 1850
Binding: Decorative Cloth Har
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Jones, John Paul, 1747-1792.
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Book Description ReInk Books, 2017. Softcover. Book Condition: NEW. Reprinted from edition. NO changes have been made to the original text. This is NOT a retyped or an ocr'd reprint. Illustrations, Index, if any, are included in black and white. Each page is checked manually before printing. As this reprint is from very old book, there could be some missing or flawed pages, but we always try to make the book as complete as possible. Fold-outs, if any, are not part of the book. If the original book was published in multiple volumes then this reprint is of only one volume, not the whole set. This paperback book is SEWN, where the book block is actually sewn (smythe sewn/section sewn) with thread before binding which results in a more durable type of paperback binding. It can also be open wide. The pages will not fall out and will be around for a lot longer than normal paperbacks. This print on demand book is printed on high quality acid-free paper. Bookseller Inventory # 153076753

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John Paul Jones, Benjamin Walker
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Book Description Palala Press, United States, 2016. Hardback. Book Condition: New. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****.This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps (as most of these works have been housed in our most important libraries around the world), and other notations in the work.This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work.As a reproduction of a historical artifact, this work may contain missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant. Bookseller Inventory # APC9781357081140

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Book Description Palala Press, United States, 2016. Hardback. Book Condition: New. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****. This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps (as most of these works have been housed in our most important libraries around the world), and other notations in the work.This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work.As a reproduction of a historical artifact, this work may contain missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant. Bookseller Inventory # APC9781357081140

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