Sale 167 Lot 205
The Naval Temple: Containing a Complete History of the Battles Fought by the Navy of the United States. Boston: Barber Badger, 1816.
8vo, full calf, gilt-lettered red leather spine label. First edition, sometimes attributed to Barber Badger. With six (of seven) engraved plates, including frontispiece and additional engraved title page, and 13 woodcut plates of ships at the end (by Abel Bowen). Scattered foxing.
Literature: Howes K135 (erroneously lists 21 plates).
Estimate $ 100-200