De Meissner | Sophie Radford [Radford | Rear Admiral William]

Old Naval Days

First Edition | First Printing



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    First edition of Old Naval Days by Sophie Radford De Meissner, in the scarce original dust jacket.

    Small octavo, x, 389pp. Blue cloth, border stamped in blind on front cover, title in gilt on front cover and spine. No additional printings listed on copyright page. Solid text block, faint toning to endpapers, light rubbing to corners and spine, a near fine example. Complete with 19 full-page plates, including frontispiece. In publisher’s dust jacket, faint soiling to front and rear panels, slight chipping to corners and spine, toning to spine, one short closed tear to rear panel, a very good example.

    This biography, written by the subject’s daughter, Sophie Radford De Meissner, outlines the naval achievements of Rear Admiral William Radford (1809-1890). Radford served during the Mexican-American War and fought for the Union in the Civil War despite being born in Virginia.

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    Location Published

    New York


    Henry Holt and Company


    First Edition, First Printing

    Date Published





    Near Fine

    Jacket Condition

    Very Good


    De Meissner | Sophie Radford [Radford | Rear Admiral William]


    [Radford | Rear Admiral William]

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    Sophie Radford De Meissner