Blue fine-rib-grain cloth. Black, brown, and white stamping on front. Gold, black, and brown stamping on spine. No decoration on back. Cream endpapers.
Book has illustrations by W.C. Jackson and H.W. McVickar. Book topics: United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783--Naval operations--Juvenile literature; United States. Navy--History--Revolution, 1775-1783--Juvenile literature; United States--History--Tripolitan War, 1801-1805--Juvenile literature.
From Minsky: Pictorial on blue cloth of a foamy sea, with black sailing ships with brown masts and white sails, firing cannons, with a brown mast and gold titling on the spine.