an alphabetical digest of nautical terms, including some more especially military and scientific, but useful to seamen; as well as archaisms of early voyages, etc.
by the late Admiral W H Smyth, revised for the press by Vice-Admiral Sir E.Belcher
Blackie and Son, 1867.
1st edition. ppvi 744.
nice bright condition hardback in the original binding. some foxing to preliminary and end pages, and page edges. upper hinge slightly tender, with glue repair. a little wear to head and tail of spine. owner's book-plate to front paste-down
the scarce original edition of this monumental work; one of the most complete reference works on the sailor's language ever published.