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    Admiral [David Dixon] Porter. The Adventures of Harry Marline; or, Notes from an American Midshipman's Lucky Bag. New York: Appleton, 1885. First edition of this amusing children's fantasy story. Octavo. 378 pages. Illustrated. Publisher's binding. Spine rubbed and mildly worn, some rubbing to corners, mild soiling to boards. Still, very good. Porter (1813-1891) had a distinguished naval career, achieving great success during the Civil War and later at the Naval Academy, and was only the second man to be advanced to the rank of Admiral.

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    29th Thursday
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