Baltimore MD, Johns Hopkins Press, 1956, true first edition, hardcover, solid blue cloth, white lettering, very good sound square tight unmarked copy, mild rubs/bumps to cover extremities, fair or about good decent serviceable dust jacket, 322pp, map endpapers, Truxtun was a Naval Captain first assigned by Geo. Washington in 1794, 5-1/2"x8-1/4", 322pp, scarce in 1st edition, mxx.
/Dust Jacket Included. Book 21cm, reprint of the 1956 edition, xvi, 322p., 2 illus., mapped endpapers, notes, bibliography, index, blue cloth, fine in fine illustrated jacket (s7.9) The story of the beginning of the U.S. Navy in the 1790's and its first frigate, the U.S.S. Constellation.
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