Sea Fights and Shipwrecks True Tales of the Seven Seas -- TLS from author laid-in BALDWIN, Hanson W. [Fine] [Hardcover]
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8vo. Pp. 315. Bound in full gray cloth with red lettering stamped on spine. Dust jacket price-clipped, else Fine. A one-page letter signed from the author and typed on his New York Times letterhead, in the NYT envelope, is laid in. The author's letter is addressed to the recipient, Herbert Herbert McCabe, a longtime judge in the Superior Court of Indio, and a pillar of Palm Springs civic life, who evidently requested the book for his WWII collection. A dog's breakfast of disasters at sea, with a heavy emphasis on WWII. The author, longtime military reporter at the New York Times, won a Pulitzer for his reporting on Guadalcanal and fighting in the Western Pacific. Dust jacket is now housed in a clear, removable archival protector. Bookseller inventory A042010S.