A UNITED STATES MIDSHIPMAN IN JAPAN, #4. by Stirling, Yates…

A UNITED STATES MIDSHIPMAN IN JAPAN, #4. by Stirling, Yates Jr, Lt. Com. U.S.N. (1872-1948)

A UNITED STATES MIDSHIPMAN IN JAPAN, #4.

Edition: First printing.

Philadelphia: Penn Publishing Company, 1911. Hardcover first edition - The fourth book in this series which follows the adventures of two young officers in the United States Navy. Interestingly, this series was written at a time when Stirling was serving as a Lieutenant Commander (he later went on to become a Rear Admiral, like his father before him.) Illustrated with a glossy frontispiece with a tissue guard and five glossy internal plates by Ralph L. Boyer. Uncommon in the first edition. 396 pp.

Condition: Very good in green cloth with an orange, white and black illustration and black lettering. Front hinge starting, some age toning and foxing, and a gift inscription dated Christmas 1911. Overall an unusually bright and attractive copy of a rather uncommon book.

Book ID: 76070
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