AMERICAN NAVAL BATTLES: Being a complete history of the battles fought by the Navy of the United States from its establishment in 174 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.
Boston.J.J. Smith, Jr. 1831. [iiii], v, [vi], , 8-278, (2)pp. Illustrated title page and 21 full-page engravings throughout. Recently rebound in green boards with new endpapers. Octavo. First edition. Paper quite browned and marked throughout with some staining; small paper repair to title where there had previously been a burn-hole - not affecting letterpress; clean tear in page 101/102; bookplate; else a good copy only of a scarce title.