THE WAR-SHIPS AND NAVIES OF THE WORLD.
Publisher: Boston:A. Williams and Company
Binding: Hard Cover
Dust Jacket: No jacket
A complete and concise description of the construction and modern warships of all the navies of the world; naval artillery, marine engines, boilers, torpedoes, and torpedo-boats. Boston:A. Williams and Company. 1880. 623pp. Illustrated. hardcover. Binding cocked. Worn at edges and rubbed down the spine, which shows some sunning (gilt remains bright). Spine edges show some fraying and chipping. Small tear at the top of the spine, at the hinge. Otherwise in good condition. Interior is clean and free of stray markings, save for a small bookplate on the inside-front board, and previous owner's signature on the first free end-paper verso, and some penciled notations to the second free end-paper. Overall, this is a very good copy.