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With the Flag in the Channel; or, The Adventures of Captain Gustavus Conyngham (Young Heroes of Our Navy)

Barnes, James

Published by D. Appleton Company., 1902
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First edition. Dark blue cloth ovedr boards w/ embossed ships, waves, and titles. vii, 158 p. 20 cm. B&W grayscale from paintings; facsimile documents. Audience: Children/juvenile. Original edition, with its look and feel of early 20th century craftsmanship, in need a minor repair. Historical fiction seafarer biography for youth. Privateer of the American Revolution era, Capt. Gustavus Conyngham has the support of colonial merchants. Captured by the British, and having Benjamin Franklin's political support, he is saved from hanging. He leads a group escape from the English prison, and makes his way to sea again. Good. No dust jacket. Ex-library. Spine end and light corner damage. Bleached mid-spine section where library label removed by prior owner. Lower split, front board. 9 other series titles at back. "Published September, 1902". Bookseller Inventory # Alibris.US0070005396

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Title: With the Flag in the Channel; or, The ...

Publisher: D. Appleton Company.

Publication Date: 1902

Binding: Hard cover

Illustrator: Chapman, Carlton T (Illustrated by).

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