A Manual for Naval Cadets
A Manual for Naval Cadets

A Manual for Naval Cadets

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Boyd, John McNeill, Captain RN

London, Longman, Brown, Green...., 1857.

1st edition. small 8vo. ppxvi 471. numerous full-page and text engravings, but lacking the coloured frontispiece showing signal flags and compass rose.

title-page rather grubby, with ownership inscriptions, otherwise generally clean in a contemporary half leather binding with later spine and end-papers.


a very comprehensive manual, published prior to the official Admiralty manuals, and covering everything the naval cadet in the mid-19th century Royal Navy could need to know.