William H. Thomas, Running the Blockade or Secret Service Adventures
A Fictional Account of Blockade Running
William Henry Thomas’ Running the Blockade or U.S. Secret Service Adventures.
A fictional account that had strong sales in the marketplace.
Thomas, who also wrote on his life as a gold prospector in Australia, includes a nighttime fictional encounter with President Lincoln, “…whose clothes were none too neat, apparently made without regard to symmetry or shape….(an) uncouth looking person….
Lt. rub; darkening at spine foot; bump.
Thomas, William Henry. RUNNING THE BLOCKADE OR U.S. SECRET SERVICE ADVENTURES. Chicago: Laird & Lee, 1891. 414p.; 1/2 – leather with marbled boards and leather spine labels.