Sailing Ships of War 1800-1860, including the transition to steam
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by Sir Alan Moore
Hamilton & Truscott Smith, 1926.
31x26cm. blue cloth gilt.
an ex-reference library copy, but with no evidence of this apart from a book-plate on the front paste-down and a sticker removed from the rear end-paper, and in overall very nice bright condition
a fine volume, containing an introductory text on the ships of the early 19th-century navy, and ninety-one fine plates (12 in colour) selected from the great collection of marine art amassed by A.G.H. MacPherson; each plate fully described and annotated.