A New Theory of the Stability of Ships (with diagrams)

A New Theory of the Stability of Ships (with diagrams)

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by Alfred J. Cooper

London, J.D. Potter, 1899.

39 page booklet + 8 page publisher's catalogue.

good condition in the original printed paper covers. edge wear and tear to covers. 2 book-plates and British Sailors' Society stamps.


"...an honest attempt to treat the subject of stability of ships from a simple and common sense standpoint....".

written to counter, in the author's opinion, the overly complicated and pseudo-technical texts produced by professionals in the field.

a scarce item