Life and Character of the Chevalier John Paul Jones: a Captain in the Navy of the United States, During their Revolutionary War; Dedicated to the Officers of the American Navy. John Henry Sherburne.
Life and Character of the Chevalier John Paul Jones: a Captain in the Navy of the United States, During their Revolutionary War; Dedicated to the Officers of the American Navy
Life and Character of the Chevalier John Paul Jones: a Captain in the Navy of the United States, During their Revolutionary War; Dedicated to the Officers of the American Navy
Life and Character of the Chevalier John Paul Jones: a Captain in the Navy of the United States, During their Revolutionary War; Dedicated to the Officers of the American Navy
Life and Character of the Chevalier John Paul Jones: a Captain in the Navy of the United States, During their Revolutionary War; Dedicated to the Officers of the American Navy

Life and Character of the Chevalier John Paul Jones: a Captain in the Navy of the United States, During their Revolutionary War; Dedicated to the Officers of the American Navy

Washington: Sold by Wilder & Campbell, 1825. First edition. Frontispiece by Charles Wilson Peale. Original binding, Octavo, viii, 364 pages. Very good in original quarter brown paper over olive paper boards. Original printed spine label. Some light scattered foxing.

The first biography of John Paul Jones by then Register of the U.S. Navy, John Henry Sherburne. The frontispiece is the first reproduction of the famous portrait of Jones done by Charles Wilson Peale. Based on documents, letters, logs, journals, and more provided by President Thomas Jefferson and others. Very important biography and rather scarce in this original binding. HOWES S393; Sabin 80334; Shoemaker 22264.

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