Klonis | N.I. [Admiral John S. McCain Jr.]

Guerrilla Warfare

First Edition | First Printing



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Inscribed to Admiral John S. McCain, Jr., first edition of Guerrilla Warfare by N.I. Klonis.

Octavo, [14], 401pp. Blue cloth, title in silver on spine and front cover. Stated “First Edition” on copyright page. Solid text block, lightly bumped edges, a near fine example. In the publisher’s dust jacket, $12.50 retail price on front flap, faint shelf wear, light rubbing to bottom edge, a near fine example. Previous ownership inscription on front free endpaper. Inscribed by the author on the half-title “To Admiral John S. McCain with best wishes. N I Klonis.”

Admiral John S. McCain, Jr. (1911-1981) served in the United States Navy for 45 years. He was the son of Admiral John S. McCain, Sr., a four-star admiral who commanded South Pacific aircraft operations in World War II, and the father of Senator John McCain. During the Vietnam War, Admiral McCain was Commander-in-Chief of all U.S. forces in the Vietnam theater and an ardent supporter of the Vietnamization policy of President Nixon. McCain retired in 1972 and died of a heart attack in 1981. He is buried in Arlington National Cemetery.

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Location Published

New York


Robert Speller & Sons, Publishers


First Edition, First Printing

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Near Fine

Jacket Condition

Near Fine


Klonis | N.I. [Admiral John S. McCain Jr.]


[Admiral John S. McCain Jr.]

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N.I. Klonis