Boston: Charles H. Peirce, 1847. First. hardcover. captured on the high seas, and carried into Plymouth, England during the Revolution of 1776...Also an account of the several cruises of the squadron under the command of John Paul Jones. Frontis. 258pp. 16mo, original brown cloth with gilt decorated spine, spine ends worn, back cover, back endpaper, and last blank page, all lightly dampstained, scattered light foxing, mostly to margins, right edges of covers rubbed, corners bumped. Boston: Charles H. Peirce, 1847. First Edition. good.
Author was taken prisoner in the Brigantine Dolton in December, 1776, and served in the U. S. Frigate Alliance, 1779-1780. Text includes the names and hometowns of the American sailors imprisoned. Howes H-434.