RUNNING THE BLOCKADE: This photograph shows the book opened at the title page, showing the frontispiece with the fold out map extended from the back.
CONDITION: The once red cloth binding has faded, as has the gilt lettering and decoration to the spine, which is bumped top and bottom. Corners sharp; binding tight and square. Pages are generally very clean; no foxing.
 Title page is lightly browned and has an ink inscription by the co-author of 'Sea fights of the Great War' with Harold Wyllie, a previous owner.

RUNNING THE BLOCKADE

A PERSONAL NARRATIVE OF ADVENTURES, RISKS, AND ESCAPES DURING THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR

by Thomas E. Taylor

WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY JULIAN CORBETT

First published 1896. Fourth ed. 1912. John Murray, London

Price
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This icon, adapted from the book's spine, is used as icon to represent this title on my site.

Weight unwrapped 0.320 kilo.
130mm. x 190mm.
x 27mm. 188 pages

List of contents
  1. I began
  2. My first attempt on the Despatch
  3. The Banshee No. 1
  4. The Banshee's first run in
  5. Fort Fisher and Wilmington
  6. The rest of the Banshee No. 1's career
  7. Life at Nassau
  8. Our Fleet
  9. Bermuda
  10. Experiences ashore in Dixie's Land
  11. Havana and Galveston
  12. Blockades of the past and future
Index
List of illustrations
  • The Banshee chased by James Adger - Frontispiece
  • Plan of Wilmington Harbour
  • Map of the East Coast of North America
The once red cloth binding of the book has faded, as has the gilt lettering and decoration to the spine; seen here. To the right the ink inscription can be seen on the title page. Place cursor on it to see the front board faded, but clean, front board.   The once red cloth binding has faded; the spine is bumped top and bottom but the corners are sharp and the binding tight and square. Move cursor to revert to image of the title page.