Evans | Robley D.

An Admiral’s Log

Deluxe Limited Edition

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    Signed deluxe limited edition of An Admiral’s Log by Rear Admiral Robley D. Evans.

    Octavo, [xi], [467pp]. Three quarter black morocco, marbled boards with gilt trim. Top edge gilt. Title in gilt on spine, four raised bands decorative gilt compartments. Marbled endpapers with toning to edges where they meet with morocco. Stated in laid-in prospectus “A Special Autographed Edition.” Solid text block, soiling to boards, separation at front joint, stable. Rubbing to corners and spine, slight fading to gilt. Previous ownership bookplate on front pastedown endpaper, pages unopened and clean, a very good example. Signed by the author on front flyleaf.

    Robley “Fighting Bob” Evans (1846-1912) was a rear admiral in the U.S. Navy, serving during the Civil War and the Spanish-American War. From 1907-1908, Evans commanded the Great White Fleet, which circumnavigated the globe and visited multiple countries to improve foreign relations and showcase U.S. naval strength.

    Additional information

    Location Published

    New York

    Publisher

    D. Appleton and Company

    Edition

    Deluxe Limited Edition

    Date Published

    1910

    Binding

    Full leather

    Condition

    Very Good

    Author

    Evans | Robley D.

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