Part I - The Navies of the World: the great powers in order of strength; the Coast Defence Navies in geographical order
Part II - Special Contributions by Admiral Sir John O.Hopkins, Rear-Admiral Nebogatoff, Imperial Russian Navy...& others
Published for the Naval Syndicate by Sampson Low, Marston & Co. Ltd., 1906.
the ninth year of issue.
the lower board is cracked, with no strength in it, otherwise the binding is in pretty good shape. internally the end-papers are browned, the hinges are a bit weak and the page edges are a bit ragged with one or two tears, but overall a good sound copy of a scarce early edition