by R.H. Dana
12th edition, revised and corrected in accordance with the most recent acts of parliament by John J. Mayo, Registrar General of Shipping and SeamenLondon, E.Moxon & Son, 1871.ppxii 257. 5 plates (1 loose).
good condition hardback recased into the original binding, with new spine and end-papers.
remains of original back-strip relaid. light foxing and marking to the text.
includes a treatise on practical seamanship, dictionary of sea terms, customs and usage of the merchant service, laws relating to the practical duties of masters and mariners, etc.