Antique Leather Book “American Naval Battles” by Horace Kimball, 1831

Antique Leather Bound Book Titled “American Naval Battles” by Horace Kimball | Published in Boston by J. J. Smith, Jr., in 1831 |  Fully bound in calf leather, with stamped gilt lettering & decoration | Contains 21 engravings, 19 are full-page engravings, including an engraved half title page

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  • Antique Leather Bound Book Titled “American Naval Battles” by Horace Kimball | Dated 1831 | Full Title: American Naval Battles: being a complete history of the battles fought by the navy of the United States from its establishment in 1794 to the present time, including the wars with France, and with Tripoli, the late war with Great Britain and with Algiers, with an account of the attack on Baltimore, and of the battle of New Orleans. With Twenty-One Elegant Engravings, Representing Battles, &c. | Published in Boston by J. J. Smith, Jr., in 1831 |  Fully bound in calf leather, with stamped gilt lettering & decoration on the spine, and a stamped gilt border on each cover | This book contains 21 engravings, 19 are full-page engravings, including an engraved half title page | Approx. Measurements: 8.75″ H x 5.5″ W.

    Author: Attributed to Horace Kimball
    Language(s): English
    Published: Boston : J. J. Smith, jr., 1831.
    Subjects: United States > History, Naval.
    Note: Published previously, Boston, 1816, by Barber Badger, under title: The naval temple.
    Copyrighted: By Horace Kimball, as proprietor; authorship attributed to him.
    Pagination: v/278 pages
    Illustrations: Numerous Woodcut Engravings, including: USS Wasp and HMS Frolic Captain Sterrett in the Schooner Enterprise paying tribute to Tripoli, August, 1801 [from the web ” The title is a sarcastic reference to the way in which the United States met the demands of Tripoli for the payment of tribute in order that American merchant ships might be free from interference by the pirates of the Barbary States.” Escape of the USS Constitution from a British Squadron USS Constitution and HMS Guerriere USS Constitution and HMS Guerriere in Close Engagement USS Essex and HMS Alert USS United States and HMS Macedonian USS Constitution and HMS Java Hornet Blockading the Bonne Cityonee [Bon Cityon, Quebec] USS Hornet and HMS Peacock USS Chesapeake and HMS Shannon USS Argus Burning British Vessels USS Enterprise and HMS Boxer USS Essex and British Frigates in the Harbor of Valparaiso Peacock and HMS Le Epervier USS Constitution, HMS Cyane and HMS Levant USS Constitution’s Escape from the Tennedos and Edymion USS Hornet and HMS Penguin.

  • Artist / Maker

    Horace Kimball

    Date

    19th Century

    Kind

    Books, Books, Maps, Documents and Manuscripts, Collectibles, Documents & Manuscripts

    Origin

    American

    Other

    Leather Bound

    Subject

    American Revolutionary War, Americana, Battle Scene, Document, Historical, Marine, Military, War