Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1936. 231, illus., index, library stamps & pocket, rough spot inside rear flyleaf, board & spine edges worn, top spine edge threadbare. Library call number on spine, tape stains on boards and spine. Commodore Lawrence Kearny joined the U.S. Navy before the War of 1812 and served for 54 years. Besides Kearny's service in the War of 1812, this book covers West Indian pirates, pirates of the Mediterranean, the origin of the open door policy in China, and protecting American interests in Hawaii. Condition: fair, ex-lib.
Keywords: Naval, Lawrence Kearny, War of 1812, Pirates, China, Hawaii, West Indies, Mediterranean, Perth Amboy, NJ