1st edition. tall 8vo. ppxii 647. over 500 illustrations, including colour plates of flags.
good condition hardback in the original two-tone binding, rather worn at the spine and corners. boards a little marked. hinges weak, but still holding
very detailed and one of the standard early 20th century texts, written primarily for the use of Royal Navy personnel, and covering every aspect of seamanship of the period. includes chapters on ship construction contributed by E.H.Mitchell of the Royal Corps of Naval Construction.