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1887 Service Afloat or The Remarkable Career of The Confederate Cruisers Sumter and Alabama by Admiral Raphael Semmes ILLUSTRATED

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1887 Service Afloat or The Remarkable Career of The Confederate Cruisers Sumter and Alabama by Admiral Raphael Semmes ILLUSTRATED


Description: Service Afloat; or, The Remarkable Career of the Confederate Cruisers Sumter and Alabama, during the War Between the States.; Illustrated with steel engraved portraits and six engravings from original designs printed in chromo-tints. Published by Baltimore Publishing Co. (1887). Later edition (first published under another title in 1869). Large 8vo. 833 pp. Chromolithographic plates, portrait plates, etc. "A first-hand subjective account by the captain of the C. S. Sumter and Alabama; interestingly written." Please ask specific questions on details, condition, and shipping prior to bidding, ALL ITEMS ARE SOLD AS IS, and the bidder will be responsible for payment. We box and ship what we can to keep costs low, and use USPS and UPS. Large items, extremely fragile, and high value items will be packed by UPS. Quotes available on request

  • Dimensions: 6.75" x 9.75"
  • Condition: Good - Very Good Condition with no missing pages. There is some staining on a few pages The front cover hinge is damaged

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