THE NAVAL MONUMENT, CONTAINING OFFICIAL AND OTHER ACCOUNTS OF ALL THE BATTLES FOUGHT BETWEEN THE NAVIES OF THE UNITED STATES AND GREAT BRITAIN DURING THE LATE WAR AND AN ACCOUNT OF THE WAR WITH ALGIERS WITH TWENTY-FIVE ENGRAVINGS TO WHICH IS ANNEXED A NAVAL REGISTER OF THE UNITED STATES

Boston: George Clark, 1830. Hardcover. 328 pp; fascinating, contemporary account of naval warfare between the United States and Great Britain in the early 1800's, edited from newspapers and letters of the day; the 25 full-page engravings are all present (24 plus frontispiece); three of these are fairly detailed battle plans; includes the Naval Register of 1815; first published in 1816; in original, full-leather binding with intact, undamaged spine label; minor scuffing to boards, hinges intact; binding tight; has notation in ink, from a former owner on ffep, dated 1831; moisture staining to endpapers; very noticeable foxing throughout. Very Good. Item #71380

Price: $177.97

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