Boston: D. Lothrop, 1888. First Edition. Cloth. First edition. 8vo; 336pp + [1pp] advertising; gilt-stamped pictorial on royal blue cloth; 19 half-tone illustrated plates; vignette head-pieces at chapter start; inserted slip between pp314/15 with updated information; book-seller’s ticket to rear pd; light wear to boards with fraying at spine head & tail, label remains at front pd, old glue repair at rear hinge, light paper age-toning; very good. Very good. Item #567
An in-depth look at sailors and their history in the United States.