a record of the business founded, about 1750, by Alexander Stephen at Burghead, and subsequently carried on at Aberdeen, Arbroath, Dundee and Glasgow printed for Alexander Stephen & Sons by E.J. Burrow Ltd., .212 pages + over 80 pages of adverts. illustrations of ships built, etc.
good clean condition hardback in the original binding, with a little wear and fading. owner's name to front free end-paper.
a good history of the famous upper Clyde shipbuilding firm, Stephen of Linthouse, originally founded on the north-east coast in the mid 18th century.
includes full list of ships built.