VINTAGE 1949 1st edition 1st printing Military History Hardcover . "Round-Shot To Rockets. A History of the Washington Navy Yard and U.S. Naval Gun Factory" by Taylor Peck. HARDCOVER 1949 United States Naval Institute Press 1st Edition, 1st Printing w/ Date: "1949" on Title page & "Copyright 1949." & no additional printings on copyright page. Exactly as shown in listing scan(s). Nice Collectible 1st edition, 1st printing hardcover copy IN DUST JACKET. "Assisted by the Library of Congress, Naval Archives, & the memories of many oldtimers within the Yard, the author was able, in 6 months' time, to produce a fascinating account of how the Washington Navy Yard & Naval Gun Factory has, since 1799, produced the finest naval armament in the world for a Navy which has never been defeated. The fact that the publication of the book is coincident with the 150th anniversary of the founding of the Yard gives it added significance & interest." Profusely illustrated with photos. Internally tight & unmarked. Binding Exterior; all lettering/decoration bright. Tape reinforcement to DJ verso at head/foot of spine/light edge wear/age toning to white areas of SELDOM PRESENT clipped DJ in Mylar Protector. ALL ITEMS ARE GUARANTEED TO BE ACCURATELY DESCRIBED, NOT DEFECTIVE, & GENUINE. PLEASE NOTE: Shipping will be billed to winning bidder by Last Chance Auctions in their billing for item(s). Media Mail postage is shown for shipping in the United States. Foreign winning bidders will pay postage based on their countries small/medium/large Flat Rate box postage rates & weight of the package. Other types of postage are avaible at added expense at the bidders request. A Tracking Number will be provided to buyer. Insurance is mandatory on packages over $100 USD and will be added to postage charges when applicable.
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