by Edgar J. March
David & Charles, 1978.25x18cm. ppxvi 382. ISBN 0715346792 .
fine condition hardback in the dust-jacket, lightly faded to the spine. neatly written owner's name to front free end-paper.
good quality reprint of the original 1952 work; the authoritative text is complemented by nearly 200 photographs, 60 pages of scale plans, and 76 sketches of gear.