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.