The NAVAL And MAIL STEAMERS Of The UNITED STATES. Charles B. Stuart.
The NAVAL And MAIL STEAMERS Of The UNITED STATES.
The NAVAL And MAIL STEAMERS Of The UNITED STATES.
The NAVAL And MAIL STEAMERS Of The UNITED STATES.
The NAVAL And MAIL STEAMERS Of The UNITED STATES.

The NAVAL And MAIL STEAMERS Of The UNITED STATES.

New - York / London: Charles B. Norton, Irving House. Sampson Low, Son & Co., 1853. 1st Edition (Howes S-1094 [incorrectly noting 35 plates]). 216, 21, [3] pp. Testimonials & Press Notices at rear. Illustrated with Thirty-six Fine Engravings", including color frontis of the USS "Powhatan". Lithographs of 9 ships, with the remainder technical in nature, e.g., boilers, propellers, etc. Folio. 13-1/4" x 10-3/8". Period purple half-sheep binding with purple pebbled cloth boards. Rubs to joints & binding extremities. Hint of age-toning to paper, but little to no foxing. A solid VG copy. Item #50735

Stuart was the Engineer-in-Chief of the Navy and also published a volume on Naval Dry Docks. A comprehensive view of the state of the Navy just before the Civil War.

Price: $2,000.00

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