New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, c1976. First Printing. 24 cm, 356, illus., notes, bibliography, index, small tears and chips at bottom of DJ spine. History of how the new American nation, a coalition of 13 colonies, built a navy to embark on a war against the great naval power of England. Condition: very good, good.
Keywords: American Revolution, U.S. Navy, John Paul Jones, Admiralty, John Adams, Frigates, Marines, Royal Navy, Naval Operations