First edition of Charles B. Boynton’s History of the Navy During The Rebellion.
Octavo, [two volumes], 576pp; 579pp, [8pp advertisements]. Bound in publisher’s three quarter brown morocco, title in gilt on spine, raised bands. Both with marbled covers, peach endpapers. Complete with frontispiece portrait, 14 full page engravings (4 color) in Volume I; frontispiece, 3 maps and 17 full page engravings (4 color) in Volume II. (Sabin 7149) Sprinkled edges. All color lithographs by Melancthon Brooks Woolsey, USN and published by Major & Knapp. A beautiful set.