1816 1ed Naval Monument Illustrated NAVY Ships War of 1812 Abel Bowen America

BOWEN, Abel

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Abel Bowen produced some of the most popular and impressive engravings from the 19th-century, most known for his woodcuts depicting American military history. First published in 1816, “The Naval Monument” displayed many of Bowen’s engravings of the American navy, ships, and battles. It also covers many captain reports and expeditions by famous officers such as Perry and Lawrence. This work is one of the key references of the War of 1812 and short war against Algiers.

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1816 1ed Naval Monument Illustrated NAVY Ships War of 1812 Abel Bowen America

 

Abel Bowen produced some of the most popular and impressive engravings from the 19th-century, most known for his woodcuts depicting American military history. First published in 1816, “The Naval Monument” displayed many of Bowen’s engravings of the American navy, ships, and battles. It also covers many captain reports and expeditions by famous officers such as Perry and Lawrence. This work is one of the key references of the War of 1812 and short war against Algiers.

 

Item number: #15930

Price: $599

 

BOWEN, Abel

 

The naval monument, containing official and other accounts of all the battles fought between the navies of the United States and Great Britain during the late war; and an account of the war with Algiers, with twenty-five engravings to which is annexed a naval register of the United States

 

Boston: Published by A. Bowen. 1816.  First edition.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages
    • xvi, [2], 316 (i.e. 318), [2]
    • 25 engraved plates, plus illustrated frontispiece
  • References: Howes B 658; Sabin 7045
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Leather; tight and secure
  • Size: ~8.75in X 5.5in (22cm x 14.5cm)

 

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15930

Categories

Americana, American History

Military & War

Authors

BOWEN, Abel

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

English

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete