the history of the Royal Corps of Naval Constructors 1883 - 1993.
Conway Maritime, 1983.
384 pages. illustrated.
very good condition hardback in the dust-jacket, a little faded on the spine. owner's book-plate to inside front cover.
a fine comprehensive history providing a completely new insight into the factors governing British warship construction in the late 19th and through the 20th century, and also tracing the ancestry of the Corps back to the 18th century.