THE NAVY IN THE CIVIL WAR. James Russell Soley, Rear-Admiral Daniel Ammen, Commander A. T. Mahan.
THE NAVY IN THE CIVIL WAR.
THE NAVY IN THE CIVIL WAR.

THE NAVY IN THE CIVIL WAR.

In three volumes: I: THE BLOCKADE AND THE CRUISERS, by James Russell Soley. Pp. x+258(last blank)+[4](publisher's advertisements), 7 maps (1 folding), appendices. II: THE ATLANTIC COAST, by Daniel Ammen. Pp. xii+274(last blank)+[2](publisher's advertisements), 9 maps and illustrations (4 folding), appendix, index; III: THE GULF AND INLAND WATERS, by A. T. Mahan. Pp. x+268(last blank)+[4](publisher's advertisements), 8 maps and plans (3 folding), appendix, index. Together three volumes; cr. 8vo; blue cloth, lettered and decorated in gilt and blind, fore-corners lightly bruised, worn at head and tail of spines, with some fraying to head of Volumes II and III, Volume III with small nick to fore-edge of upper board and light fracture to upper portion of lower board; leaves lightly browned, a few spots of soiling, fore-edges of 4 leaves in Volume 1 slightly split or chipped; Charles Scribner's Sons, Publishers, New York, 1883. First edition. *From the library of Sydney bibliophile David Levine, with his Militaria book label on upper pastedowns. With publisher's two-sided flyer for the series loosely inserted, advertising that the three volumes series will give the whole narrative of Naval Operations from 1861 to 1865. Volume III, 'The Gulf and Inland Waters', is the first book by United States naval officer and historian, Alfred Thayer Mahan, said by some to be the most important American strategist of the nineteenth century. Item #150889

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