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Two U.S. Naval Books

Auction:
2908T
Lot:
1106
Sold for:
$400$325

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2908T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
April 21, 2016 12:00PM

Description:

Two U.S. Naval Books, c. 1857-62, a copy of the Navy Register/1857, and a copy of A TREATISE/ON/ORDNANCE/AND/NAVAL GUNNERY,/AS A/TEXT BOOK FOR THE U.S. NAVAL ACADEMY. by Lieutenant Edward Simpson.
Estimate $200-300

Some wear on the covers and binding.


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Keywords

United States, Coastal artillery, Edward Simpson, Naval artillery, Recipients of the Legion of Merit, Theodore and Franklin D. Roosevelt Prize in Naval History, United States Naval Academy, United States Navy, William Sims