being the substance of a Report presented to the Board of Admiralty, with additional demonstrations and illustrations
by Thomas Young
London, printed by W. Bulmer and Co., 1814.
4to. 37 pages of text plus one engraved plate.
good clean condition. disbound. unopened at top edge
an original paper extracted from the Philosophical Transactions of The Royal Society. a rather wordy endorsement of Robert Seppings' innovations in the construction of the Royal Navy's men-of-war with the introduction of diagonal bracing.