Oliver Hazard Perry Collection, [before 1843].


Barnes, John S. (John Sanford), 1836-1911. Oliver Hazard Perry Collection, [before 1843].

Oliver Hazard Perry Collection, [before 1843].

The collection consists of a bound manuscript of James Fenimore Cooper's biography of Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry from page 18 to the end. Along with John Sanford Barnes's Foreword, the volume includes a portrait of Cooper and other added small incidental sketches with naval motifs.

1 v. (40 p.)

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