MORISON, Samuel Eliot
HISTORY OF UNITED STATES NAVAL OPERATIONS IN WORLD WAR II (Set of 15 volumes)
- Little, Brown & Co. Boston. 1951 to 1974. Three volumes (VII, XIV & XV) are first edition, twelve other volumes are reprints of: 1961 for volumes III, IV & VIII / 1962 for Volume II / (1970 for volume I / 1972 for volume IX / 1975 / 74 for the pther volumes. A total of CCCCLVIII and 5812 PP with hundreds of maps or charts, plus hundreds of pages with hundreds of b/w illustrations. Top outside edges tinted. Cloth cover bindings, navy blue colour, gilt title on spine, dj. Two brief notes on volumes XIV & XV. Five of the dust jackets are price clipped. All volumes in very good plus to fine condition. A desirable set. 22.6 x 15.2.
The 15 volumes of this comprehensive work are: The Battle of the Atlantic, September 1939-May 1943 (Volume I), Operations in North African Waters, Oct. 1942-June 1943 (Volume II), The Rising Sun in the Pacific, 1931-April 1942 (Volume III), Coral Sea, Midway and Submarine Actions, May 1942-August 1942 (Volume IV), The Struggle for Guadalcanal, August 1942-February 1943 (Volume V), Breaking the Bismarcks Barrier, 22 July 1942 - 1 May 1944 (Volume VI), Aleutians, Gilberts and Marshalls, June 1942-April 1944 (Volume VII), New Guinea and the Marianas, March 1944-August 1944 (Volume VIII), Sicily-Salerno-Anzio, January 1943-June 1944 (Volume IX), The Atlantic Battle Won, May 1943-May 1945 (Volume X), The Invasion of France and Germany, 1944-1945 (Volume XI), Leyte, June 1944-January 1945 (Volume XII), The Liberation of the Philippines, Luzon, Mindanao, the Visayas 1944-1945 (Volume XIII), Victory in the Pacific 1945 (Volume XIV), Supplement and General Index (Volume XV).
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