David Bushnell and his American Turtle


This antique hardcover book is bound in green cloth boards with a color cover illustration of a turtle. No spine lettering. Mild edgewear and soil to covers; endpapers show some foxing; most inner pages clean, binding tight. The book gives a semi-fictionalized account of the life of David Bushnell, inventor of the "American Turtle," an early submarine used in the Revolutionary War. Approx. 48 pages (pages not numbered), 5"x7".



  • David Bushnell and his American Turtle
  • The Saalfield Publishing Co., 1903