Place Published: Cooperstown, NY
Publisher: H. And E. Phinney
Date Published: 1848
Edition: 3rd Edition
Binding: Hard Cover
Third US edition. 2 volumes in one. xi, -276pp., vi, -248pp. [4 blanks]. Rebacked with new leather spine preserving original leather boards - worn corners. Gilt lettering on spine and 4 gilt bands. Mostly light to some medium foxing on a number of pages and plates otherwise very good condition.
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. Contents include major navel officers relating the Colonial periods, the Barbary pirates, and the War of 1812.
Very Good. Item #2925