The History of the Navy of the United States of America. J. Fenimore Cooper.
The History of the Navy of the United States of America
The History of the Navy of the United States of America

The History of the Navy of the United States of America

Paris: Baudrey's European Library, 1839. First Paris Edition (in English). Octavo. Item #021558

In two volumes.258pp. and 349 pp. two maps or plans. Cooper gives details that pertain to various wars, the first conflict between the colonist, depredations of the Buccaneers, an attempt to suppress piracy on the American coast, traffic in slaves, first schooner built in America, Whale fisheries, freebooters, Mercantile marine and much more. Bound in 3/4 black polished calf over marbled paper covered boards, slightly raised bands, compartments fully gilt decorated, light brown morocco spine labels gilt, early bookplate of Thomas Hargreaves. A very good set with edges and boards lightly rubbed, scattered foxing, previous owner's name near gutter of title pages.

Price: $250.00

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