FARRAGUT and Other Great Commanders a Series of Naval Biographies

(London and New York: George Routledge and Sons, Circa 1885).

AN EXCITING SERIES OF NAVAL BIOGRAPHIES. Twelve biographies are included and the author places U.S. Navel Hero David Farragut in very good company as others include such notables as Lord Nelson and Sir Francis Drake. Item #31231

Presumed first edition. Includes several dramatic engraved plates of stirring naval scenes. 8vo, publisher's very handsome decorated Victorian brown cloth, the spine and upper cover with an elaborate designs and lettering in black, the spine also with a full gilt lettering panel. 465, [1] pp. A handsome copy, the attractively decorated cloth in very nice condition, unfaded and bright with only the most minimal evidence of use or age, the text-block solid and clean, a bit toned as typical at the outer edges.

Price: $45.00