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Author Name    Snider, C.H.J.

Title   IN THE WAKE OF THE EIGHTEEN-TWELVERS: FIGHTS & FLIGHTS OF FRIGATES & FORE-'N'-AFTERS IN THE WAR OF 1812-1815 ON THE GREAT LAKES.

Binding   Hard Cover

Book Condition   Very Good

Jacket Condition   Fair

Edition   First Edition

Publisher   London John Lane the Bodley Head 1913

Seller ID   29828

292 pp + 24 pp publisher's list, 7 3/4" H. Bright red cloth with gilt lettering/banding on spine, gilt lettering/decoration and blind borders on front board. Comes with what appears to be an early facsimile dust jacket in b&w with no publisher noted. Although chipped, creased and much taped on the inside, it has wraparound captioned illustrations (including flaps) of many of the ships mentioned and titling on the spine and front panel. It has protected the book's cloth, keeping the red unusually bright. Top edge red, b&w illustrations (collated). Chapter headings: Bow Wave; An Anchor in a Grave Yard; When Chauncey Came to Kingston; The Burlington Races; The Niagara Sweepstakes; The Escape of the "Slippery Six"; The Boy Commander and the Widow; A Resurrection on the Shores of Graveyard Pond; How We Took Oswego; The Captain's Gig Goes Glove-Hunting; Yarns o' York; Apples of Ashes; Champions of Champlain; The Spoiling of the Spoilers; The Silent St. Lawrence. Some light toning to endpapers, tiny stain in top margin of pages 170 & 171, very small bump to fore-edge and a small crease at bottom corner of pages 205 to 270, light toning to fore-edge and bottom of text block, light wrinkling at bottom of spine - less at top edge. Dust jacket is protected in a mylar sleeve.

War  Of  1812,  Great  Lakes,  Great  Britain,  United  States,  Age  Of  Sail,  Sailing  Ships,  Warships,  Naval  Actions,  Cutters,  Sloops,  Schooners,  Sackett's  Harbor,  Lake  Ontario,  Lake  Champlain,  Plattsburg,  MacDonough,  Downie,  Kingston,  Michillimackinac,  Slippery  Six,  Oswego,  Battle  Of  Lake  Erie,  York,  Malachi  Malone,  J.B.  MacLean,  Chauncey,  Royal  George,  Water-Spiders,  Simcoe,  Burlington,  Niagara,  Put-in  Bay,  Graveyard  Pond,  Toronto,  St.  Lawrence,  Naval  Battles,  Royal  Navy,  19th  Century,  Canada,  Martello  Towers,  Richardson,  Seven-acre  Shoal,  Pike,  Wolfe,  Misery  Bay,  Navy  Bay,  Buffalo,  Porcupine,  Somers,  Ohio,  Frenchman's  Creek,  Crab  Island,  Cliff  Haven,  Nancy,  Scorpion,  Colborne  Basin,  Penetanguishene,  Jefferson,  Henry  Eckford,  Shiphuse,  New  Orleans. 

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