Shakings: Etchings from the Naval Academy.
A Member of the Class of 67. (Benjamin, Park.)
Lee & Shepard, ( (1867)), Boston
Oblong 4to. Unpaginated (about 100 pp.) b/w illus.
Pen and ink sketches of the joys and sorrows of a Midshipmans life at the Naval Academy. Fairly proficient, faintly amusing pen and ink drawings which do succeed in conveying a sense of a young mans career at the Naval Academy. Smith IV, 703. Decorated cover is water stained. Text and ills are clean. This copy has the bookplate of Edward M. (Ted) Kennedy, US Senator and diplomat, and a bit of a sailor himself.