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Joy, Henry B.

THE USS YOSEMITE, PURISMA CONCEPCION INCIDENT June 16th, 1898. . . Also a Brief History of the USS Yosemite.

Detroit, MI 1937 Photo of the Yosemite on title page, 8.5 x 5.5, gilt lettered cloth, 24 leaves printed on rectos only, covers a bit rubbed, extremities lightly fraying, hinges loose, minor toning to endpaper gutters, brown spot on foredge of text block else a nice copy, with a CARD SIGNED BY AUTHOR'S WIFE explaining that her husband had died before publication; card addressed to A. Macomb Campau, and book signed by Charles R. Whitney, both scions of famous Detroit families. Joy was President of Packard Motors. Also mentioned in the book is T. (Truman) H. Newberry, who served aboard the Yosemite and would go on to become a US Senator and Secretary of the Navy.


Book Id: 99-0441

Price: $350.00

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