Here Comes The Alabama. – Bradlow, Edna and Frank

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The Career of a Confederate Raider

The story of the American ship that inspired the Cape Malay song ‘Daar Kom Die Alabama’. From the capture of a Federal ship, the Sea-Bride inside Table Bay, her voyage across the oceans for two years capturing and sinking 57 American Ships during the Civil War to her finally sinking in battle in the English Channel. Though British built and manned – except for officers – this southern rebel ship never visited an American port during that career. 16 Illustrations. 128 Pages. Contents clean and tightly bound. 1st Edition. Condition: Very good. Dust jacket: Fair-. Edge-wear. A few closed tears to the edge as well as a 1.5cm x 1.5cm open tear on the front cover. Rubbing and creasing. Tide mark on the verso. Ghosting to the front and rear free end pages. Binding: Hardcover. Orange cloth boards with gilt device and lettering, Very light edge-wear.

Publisher: A A Balkema
Date Published: 1958
Publication Place: Cape Town
First Edition: Yes

Condition: Very good.
Binding: Hardcover. Orange cloth boards with gilt device and lettering, Very light edge-wear.

Jacket Condition: Poor. Edge-wear. A few closed tears to the edge as well as a 1.5cm x 1.5cm open tear on the front cover. Rubbing and creasing. Tide mark on the verso. Ghosting to the front and rear free end pages.
Dimensions: 21cm x 12.5cm 1.5cm

Additional information

Weight 500 g