The Nagle Journal..
Bound in original half cream cloth, with green titles, over green boards, in pictorial dust wrapper.
Weidenfeld and Nicolson.,
A diary of the life of jacob nagle, sailor, from the year 1775 to 1841. edited by john c. dann.
4to. 7.75 x 9.5 inches. xxx + 402 pp.
Illustrated by 16 pages of colour plates, by maps and black and white text figures. Decorated by vignettes, including title page and publisher's device. Map endpapers.
Diary, edited by John C. Dann, of the University of Michigan, of a long career at sea. Jacob Nagle (1762-1841) was born in Reading, Pennsylvania and served in the Revolutionary war at the Battle of Brandywine, before serving in both the US and British navies, under Lord Howe and Commodore Nelson. He was with the First Fleet in the settlement of Australia and later sailed with the East India Company to India and China.
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