New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1920. Hardcover. Small 8vo. Blue cloth, gilt lettering. x, 389pp. Frontispiece, illustrations. Very good. Slight bit of edgewear; nonauthorial 1935 gift inscription on front flyleaf. Item #33926
Tight and nice first edition of this biography of the American naval officer (1809-90) most remembered for commanding Union ironclad ships in attacks on Fort Fisher in December 1864 and January 1865 -- which helped in his promotion to rear admiral in 1866! Rather uncommon.