THE NAGLE JOURNAL: A Diary of the Life of Jacob Nagle, From the Year 1775 to 1841
First American Edition
Weidenfeld & Nicolson [New York]
8vo (402 pages, 20 color plates, 96 black & white illustrations, 8 maps, 4 facsimiles, notes, glossary, index, map end papers.)
Hardcover (with Dust Jacket) [Tan & Blue cloth]
Item Number: 7032
Nagle joined the Continental Army at age 15, then served in the Royal Navy during the Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars, then became a privateer and later a merchant seaman; met Washington and Nelson. An extraordinary life; a lively and adventuresome read. As new, in fine dust jacket.