Item #131 ON A MAN-OF-WAR; A Series of Naval Sketches. Francis O.. Lt. Commander U. S. Navy Davenport.

ON A MAN-OF-WAR; A Series of Naval Sketches

Detroit: E. B. Smith & Co., 1876. 2 photographs. First Edition. blue pictorial cloth. Small 8vo (7 3/4" x 5 1/2"), blue blind-&-gilt stamped decorated cloth, frontispiece illustration is a photogravure of a painting of the author's warship & another illustration of a second ship, 253 pages. Very Good +. Item #131

Scarce title especially in this bright condition. Cover rubbed and a bit bumped at corners but attractive gilt ship remains bright. Olive green endpaper, hinges, & pastedowns in excellent condition.
Excellent content on significant naval operations during the American Civil War.

Price: $295.00