historical voyages, naval battles, life in the royal navy, shipwrecks, lighthouses and sea lights, smugglers and smuggling, piracy, early steamships, yachting, the lifeboat, etc., etc.
extensively illustrated with engravings. includes contributions by some of the leading maritime authorities of the day - Prof. J.K.Laughton. W.Laird Clowes, Herbert Wilson, etc. larger format hardback. [26x18cm] ppviii 760.
very good condition with light wear and age soiling to the decorative cloth binding. owners' details to front free end-paper