History of the Navy of the United States of America

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Place Published: Cooperstown, NY
Publisher: H. And E. Phinney
Date Published:
Edition: 3rd Edition
Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Book Id: 2925

Description

2 volumes in one. xi, [13]-276pp., vi, [7]-248pp. [4 blanks]. New leatehr spine preserving original leather boards with worn corners. Gilt lettering on spine and 4 gilt bands. The updated and corrected, third edition (first published in London in 1839) of a US Naval history classic contains maps and many Naval heroes portrait engravings. Vol. 1: frontispiece portrait of J. Fenimore Cooper; Vol. 2: frontispiece portrait of David Porter. Mostly ight to some medium foxing on a number of pages and plates otherwise very good condition. Third edition with corrections and additions. Contents include major navel officers relating the Colonial periods, the Barbary pirates, and the War of 1812.



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