The Last of the Confederate Privateers (David & Joan Hay) soon to be presented for sale on the wonderful BookLovers of Bath web site!
Published: Edinburgh: Paul Harris Publishing, 1977, Hardback in dust wrapper.
Contains: Facsimiles; Black & white plates; Maps; List of sources; Portrait to the frontispiece; Appendix;
From the cover: Captain John Clibbon Brain of the Confederate States Navy launched himself into the American Civil War with a verve and gusto which belied his origins in a Gloucestershire village in peaceful, rural England. At the beginning of the Civil War he emigrated to the United States and enthusiastically took up a military career. He was soon transferred to the Confederate Navy where his recklessness and bravado ensured his success as a privateer.
His first prize was the cargo and passenger ship Chesapeake upon which he and…
Very Good in Good Dust Wrapper. Dust wrapper a little age-toned.
Grey boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. [X] 178 pages. Index. Bibliography. 8¾” x 5¾”.
Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I entrance you with a variety of books within my Biography catalogue?