Category: Barbary Coast


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The Life of William Bainbridge, Esq. of the United States Navy. Edited by James Barnes.

By: Dearborn, H. A. S.

Price: $52.39

Publisher: Princeton University Press: 1931

Seller ID: 108120

Nice Firm Clean copy ! William Bainbridge (May 7, 1774 - July 27, 1833) was a Commodore in the United States Navy. During his long career in the young American Navy he served under six presidents beginning with John Adams and is notable for his many victories at sea. He commanded several famous naval ships, including USS Constitution and saw service in the Barbary Wars and the War of 1812. Bainbridge was also in command of USS Philadelphia when it grounded off the shores... View more info

Old Ironsides: the Story of USS Constitution

By: Horgan, Thomas P.; Samuel Eliot Morison (Introduction); John F. Kennedy (Foreword)

Price: $11.81

Publisher: Burdette: 1963

Edition: First Edition. 1st Printing.

Seller ID: 119809

Nice Firm Clean copy ! Light general wear. Jacket has edge wear, short tears. Newspaper inserted. 104 pages. View more info

A Journal: Comprising an Account of the Loss of the Brig Commerce, of Hartford (Con. ) James Riley, Master, Upon the Western Coast of Africa, August 28th, 1815; Also of the Slavery and Sufferings of t

By: Robbins, Archibald

Price: $86.64

Publisher: Hartford, CT, Silas Andrus: 1817

Seller ID: 116539

Full brown leather. Heavily worn. Title page missing, map page missing. Foxing throughout. All else seems intact including Dedication, To the Public, Contents, Introduction, and Robbins' Journal. 275 pages. In 1817 Archibald Robbins, a member of Riley's crew who had been redeemed from slavery in Africa nearly a year after Riley, published a short book extending Riley's account; its pros- pectus and title page careftilly justified its publication by specific reference to ... View more info