American Sea Power since 1775 by Members of the United States Navel Academy 1947 J.B. Lippincott Company

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Uncover the vast saga of American Sea Power since 1775, a compelling hardcover volume penned by members of the prestigious United States Naval Academy. Published in 1947 by J.B. Lippincott Company, this book is not just a read; it's an immersive historical journey through America's naval prowess from the Revolutionary War to the modern conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan.


  • Title: American Sea Power since 1775
  • Publication Date: 1947
  • Publisher: J.B. Lippincott Company
  • Format: Hardcover with dust jacket
  • Pages: 609
  • Dimensions: 9x7x1 inches
  • Language: English
  • Condition: The dust jacket shows significant wear and tear, as detailed in the photos.

Five Key Elements:

  1. Embark on a comprehensive exploration of American naval history, from its early days to the 20th century's global conflicts. The narrative is enriched with detailed maps, drawings, and black-and-white illustrations, offering a visual and educational feast.
  2. Conceived by the naval history instructors at the United States Naval Academy, this volume addresses the need for an updated and comprehensive overview of American naval power. It's a testament to the strategic, political, and technological evolutions that have defined American sea power.
  3. Despite the dust jacket's wear, the book itself remains a dignified hardcover piece, exuding the vintage appeal of mid-20th-century publications. It's a tactile reminder of the past, a tangible piece of history in your hands.
  4. Ideal for enthusiasts of naval history and students alike, this book provides a broad yet detailed history, suitable as an educational resource or a deep dive for personal interest.
  5. We invite you to navigate through the turbulent and triumphant waters of American naval history. Discover the strategic decisions, the heroic battles, and the evolution of naval technology that have shaped the world.


This vintage item has been previously loved and shows signs of wear typical of aged pieces. The dust jacket, in particular, exhibits wear and tear, as depicted in the photos. We encourage you to review the images as a guide and reach out with any questions or for additional photos.


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In Summation:

American Sea Power since 1775 isn't just a book; it's a comprehensive passage through America's naval history, offering insights into the nation's strategic footprint on the world's seas. It's a perfect addition for anyone keen on military history, naval strategies, or simply collecting significant historical works.

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