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Through the Perilous Night - the Astoria's last battle, by Joe James Custer (1944)
Front Cover Book Details
Genre Non-Fiction
Subject USS Astoria (Cruiser); World War, 1939-1945 - Personal narratives, American
Publication Date 1944
Format Hardcover
Publisher Macmillan
Language English
Extras Dust Jacket; Dust Jacket Cover
Personal Details
Store AbeBooks
Purchase Price $33.99
Acquire Date 11/11/2014
Condition Very Good/Very Good
Rating 0
Links Library of Congress
Product Details
LoC Classification D811.5 .C88
Dewey 940.548173
Edition [1st ed.]
Cover Price $2.75
No. of Pages 243
First Edition Yes
Rare No
New York: Macmillan, 1944. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good +/very good +. 8vo. Full grey cloth, red title lettering to spine. In original illustrated dust jacket. Interior front flap clipped at corners, though price intact. Jacket with light shelf wear, wrinkling at spine extremities, mild toning to rear edges, overall clean, attractive. Cloth lightly worn at spine ends, though square, tight. Outer page edge moderately foxed, interior with occasional, scant bits of foxing. A well preserved, wartime, first printing, in jacket, of the account of Custer, a United Press war correspondent, of the Battle of Savo Island. 243pp.