Title: The Steam Navy of the United States
Publication Date: 1896
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Edition: 1st Edition
Warren & Co., Publishers, PA. Subtitled, "A History of the Growth of the Steam Vessel of War in the U.S. Navy, and of the Naval Engineer Corps." Over one third of this massive volume is dedicated to Civil War activities. It covers the Mexican War quite well and a history of the Corps of Engineers. Numerous fold-out illustrations--drawings, photo plates. The book contains much technical data on the engineering plans and personal data on engineering officers. Rare in any condition. Very good copy of the first edition. Blue boards with gilt lettering on the spine and front cover. Strong binding, which is rare with such a thick book. 953 pages. Bookseller Inventory # 23197
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