Title: Naval Heroes of America.
Publisher: Peck, H.C. & Bliss, Theo. Philadelphia.
Publication Date: 1851
Condition: Very Good
Edition: 1st Edition
189 printed pages including 48 woodcut full-page illustrations. Contemporary pencil owners' inscription on verso of blank preliminary, dated 1854. All edges gilt. 2.7 x 3.1 inches. Original embossed red cloth (slightly rubbed). Cover with half profile portrait of John Paul Jones in gilt within embossed border; gilt spine with scrolling floral decoration, title and eagle (small area of spine missing). Provenance: Everett A. Roys, 1842-1920 of Sheffield, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, USA. Not in Bondy nor Spielmann nor Welsh. WorldCat locates just 11 copies, all in the USA. Seller Inventory # 5306