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    Confederate 1st Lieut. John M. Kell: An Inscribed, Signed Book on Navigation. Large 460 page book The New American Practical Navigator (pub. 1859), inscribed in pencil on the inside cover: "What shall it Profit a man if he gain the whole world and lose his own soul or what shall a man give in exchange for his soul J.M. Kell." Kell was executive office on the famous Confederate Raider the Alabama, famously sunk by the Kearsarge. Book is intact but has age spots and water damage. Protective cloth jacket appears original.

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    June, 2015
    12th-13th Friday-Saturday
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