New York, Da Capo: 1989
303 pp + index, 8vo (8 1/4" H). B&w illustrations. "(T)he naval battles - and especially the naval blockade of the South - were crucial factors in the outcome of the (Civil) war. The spectacular battle between the Monitor and the Merrimack marked the debut of ironclads, a revolution in naval warfare. (The author), a retired admiral, provides an overarching look at the strategic concerns of both sides and sketches many of the leading characters in the action." Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - minor edgewear, spine flat and uncreased. View More...