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The New Iron-Clad Steamer "Galena," Built at Mystic, Connecticut

CIVIL WAR -- Ironclad Ships)

Published by Harper's Weekly, New York, 1862
Manuscript / Paper Collectible
From Main Street Fine Books & Mss, ABAA (Galena, IL, U.S.A.)

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Folio (10 3/4" X 16"). Near fine. Single leaf (pages 219-220) of the April 5, 1862 issue of the popular weekly publication. A large steel engraving fills page 220, surrounded by a nautical rope border, the upper half consisting of an image of this ironclad at sea, a rowboat filled with sailors in the foreground. A narrow middle image shows a couple of cutaway views of the ship's hull. The bottom half is an image titled "Gun-Deck of the New Iron-Clad Steamer "'alena,'" and depicts the ship's interior, with rows of cannons ready for action. The U.S.S. Galena was onew of the first three ironclads produced by the Union Navy. A lovely contemporary image published just two months after the ironclad was launched (February 14) and two weeks before she was commissioned (April 21). Bookseller Inventory # 34784

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Title: The New Iron-Clad Steamer "Galena," Built at...

Publisher: Harper's Weekly, New York

Publication Date: 1862

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Main Street Fine Books & Manuscripts has been buying and selling quality books, autographs and ephemera since 1991. We specialize in general antiquarian, first editions, signed books and autographs and documents. We are members of the Antiquarian Booksellers' Association of America (ABAA), Midwest Antiquarian Booksellers Association (MWABA), Universal Autograph Collectors Club (UACC) and The Manuscript Society.

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