History of the Navy during the Rebellion

Charles B. BOYNTON

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"THE FIRST FORESHADOWINGS OF A GREAT NAVAL POWER": BOYNTON'S HISTORY OF THE NAVY DURING THE REBELLION, WITH NINE CHROMOLITHOGRAPHS OF WARSHIPS AND IRONCLADS

BOYNTON, Charles B. The History of the Navy during the Rebellion. New York: D. Appleton, 1867-69. Two volumes. Large octavo, original green cloth, gilt vignette of "The Hartford" to front covers. $1250.

First and early edition set of this history of the Union Navy during the Civil War, richly illustrated with steel-engraved portraits, wood-engraved plates and maps, and nine lovely chromolithographs of ships, including one of the famous battle between the ironclads Monitor and Merrimac.

The Union Navy played a decisive role in the Civil War, and Boynton's engaging history traces its development of ironclads and the imposition of the all-important naval blockade on Southern ports and rivers. Volume I first edition; Volume II first published in 1868. Not in Eicher.

A clean, near-fine set in original cloth.

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