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9024 . Barrow, Clayton R., Jr. (Compiler, Editor). America Spreads Her Sails: U. S. Seapower in the 19th Century .
Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, (1973); First printing. Octavo, Full cloth , Black & White photographs, maps , xiv, 241 pages. Condition: Very good in a very good dust jacket. Jacket in Mylar protector.
A collection of 14 chapters by different authors which demonstrate, once again, the importance of seapower in shaping the United States. Bound in red cloth over boards with spine lettered in gilt, red endpapers. Some light foxing to textblock edges and underside of dust jacket. Lower fore corners just slightly bumped. Jacket has minor edge wear.
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261 . Cahill, Robert Ellis. New England's Naughty Navy (Chandler-Smith Publishing House Collectible Classics Series, No. 11) .
Peabody: Chandler-Smith Publishing, 1987; First printing. Octavo, Wrappers , b&w illustrations , 60 pages. Condition: Near Fine.
A fascinating booklet on New England shipping and privateering, and the fledgling American Navy in the Revolution. Price on front cover blacked out with a small ink marker line. Very slight surface rubs. Top fore corners of a few leaves folded.
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