Autobiography and Sketches of my Travels by Sea and Land.Bristol, RI: Press of the Semi-weekly Bristol Phoenix, 1896 Stock Code: 146337
First and sole edition of George Waters Diman's autobiography, this copy in attractive condition. The work details Diman's maritime and military service during the Civil War with the 12th Rhode Island Regiment and across 44 vessels from 1839 to 1866 in the North Atlantic and the Pacific.
Octavo. Original dark red cloth, titles to front cover in gilt, frame to covers blocked in blind, brown coated endpapers.
Frontispiece portrait and 2 illustrations of ships in the text.
A couple of spots of fading to cloth, minor rubbing to board edges, occasional foxing to contents; a very good copy.
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