1878 1st ed On a Man-of-War Naval Sketches Military American Marines Navy

DAVENPORT, Francis O

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“Farewell to Mother, first-class she,

Who launched me on life’s troubled sea,

And rigged me fore and aft;

May Heaven, to her, her timbers spare,

And keep her hull in good repair,

To tow the smaller craft.”

– F.O. Davenport, On a Man-of-War

 

According to the 1878 Army and Navy Journal,

Lieut.-Commander Francis O Davenport published “On a Man-of-War: A Series of Naval Sketches” …a thread of personal narratives he has strung together in an interesting series of stories, which if not always new are always entertaining”

The book is bound in decorative cloth binding and includes stories of Davenport’s naval career, printed in ‘novel’ form complete with dialogue and chapters.

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1878 1st ed On a Man-of-War Naval Sketches Military American Marines Navy

 

“Farewell to Mother, first-class she,

Who launched me on life’s troubled sea,

And rigged me fore and aft;

May Heaven, to her, her timbers spare,

And keep her hull in good repair,

To tow the smaller craft.”

– F.O. Davenport, On a Man-of-War

 

According to the 1878 Army and Navy Journal,

Lieut.-Commander Francis O Davenport published “On a Man-of-War: A Series of Naval Sketches” …a thread of personal narratives he has strung together in an interesting series of stories, which if not always new are always entertaining”

The book is bound in decorative cloth binding and includes stories of Davenport’s naval career, printed in ‘novel’ form complete with dialogue and chapters.

 

Item number: #865

Price: $250

 

DAVENPORT, Francis O

 

On a man-of-war. A series of naval sketches

 

Detroit: E.B. Smith & Co., 1878. First edition.

 

Details:

  • Collation complete with all pages: 253p
  • Binding: Hardcover; tight & secure
  • Language: English
  • Size: ~7.5in X 5in (19cm x 13cm)

 

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865

Category

Military & War

Authors

DAVENPORT, Francis O

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

English

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete