the equipping and handling of vessels under sail or steam.
for the use of the United States Naval Academy.
Luce, Commodore Stephen B., U.S. Navy
New York, Van Nostrand Company, 1898.4th edition, revised by Lieutenant W.S. Benson. ppviii 579. 125 plates, some folding.
generally good clean condition, but lacking the title-page and with loss and repairs to the first few leaves.
in a smart modern hardback blue buckram binding, with paper spine label.
an early edition of this important and very comprehensive American navy seamanship manual