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Captain Dauntless. 1st in ch dj.

By: BIDDLE, Nicholas). CLARK, William Bell CLARK, William Bell.

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Louisiana State University Press, 1949,:

Seller ID: 33493


(BIDDLE, Nicholas). CLARK, William Bell. Captain Dauntless : The Story of Nicholas Biddle of the Continental Navy. [Baton Rouge]: Louisiana State University Press, 1949. First Edition. Pp 317. Port. frontis., 8 leaves of plates. 8vo, red cloth. A full biography of a former RN midshipman and member of the Phipps polar expedition of 1773 who joined the Continental Navy, rising to command the brig Andrew Doria and the new frigate Randolph. Very slight adhesive remains to fpep, else vg in rubbed, slightly chipped dj. 90.00 View more info

First Saratoga: Being the Saga of John Young and His Sloop-of-War. . in dj.

By: CLARK, William Bell

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Louisiana State University Press, Baton Rouge, 1953,:

Seller ID: 31379


CLARK, William Bell. The First Saratoga: Being the Saga of John Young and His Sloop-of-War. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, (1953). Pp 199. 8vo, blue cloth. An early revisionist account of the career of one of the United States' earliest, and the author contends most distinguished, naval officers. "During the American Revolution, the Saratoga played a significant role in stemming the flow of supplies to British forces. Sailing out of Delaware River ports on her three cruises, she engaged heavily armed British vessels in spectacularly successful encounters, capturing 12 prize... View more info

George Washington's Navy, Being an Account of His Excellency's Fleet in NewEngland Waters. in dustjacket

By: CLARK, William Bell

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Louisiana State University Press, Baton Rouge, 1993,:

Seller ID: 103681


CLARK, William Bell. George Washington's Navy, Being an Account of His Excellency's Fleet in New England Waters. Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press, (1960). First Edition. Pp (4),v-xi,(1),1-275,(1) + portrait frontispiece + one leaf of plates. Map, illustrations in text. 8vo, blue cloth,gilt lettering to spine. "No phase of early American history has been more maltreated than the period during which Washington's active little navy fl ourished in New England waters. Biographers and historians have missed entirely,many of the events which augmented the success, or, at times, the ... View more info