Offered is a hardcover copy of “USS Essex-CVS-9, Boldest of the Oldest” Cruise Book. It is published by the crew to commemorate their Atlantic deployment October23, 1961 and contains a detailed history of the ship’s activities. There are black and white photos and a few full color photos throughout and an 8 page “Ship’s Roster” at the back of the book.PRODUCT DETAILS: Dimensions: 9-1/4 x 11-1/4 inches, 239 pages Condition: Very Good- No torn or missing pages. No damage to the binding. No writing or highlighting. The cover has light wear. The fixed endpapers have light adhesive stains. WE DO NOT ACCEPT CHECKS-ONLY PAYPAL. All information is correct to my knowledge. Please see my ebay store Bayview Books & Bargains. I will gladly combine orders to save shipping costs. Please email specific concerns regarding condition or other inquiries before bidding. Thank you for your interest in my item. .