The Naval Officer's Manual, for every grade in Her Majesty's Ships
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the whole recently revised, amended, and enlarged. to which is added, A Notice on Steam and Steam Ships
Glascock, Captain W.N.
London, published for the author's widow, 1848.
second edition, complete in one volume. ppx 415.
good condition hardback recased into the original green cloth, rather worn and stained. staining to end-papers and a little internal marking. heraldic book-plate of Trinity House.
a very detailed manual on the operation and management of Royal Navy Ships at sea, with the duties and responsibilities of the following grades clearly and fully explained: naval cadets, midshipmen, mate-of-the-watch, main deck and lower deck mates, clerk, assistant surgeon, carpenter, boatswain, gunner, paymaster, surgeon, master, officer-of-the-watch, flag-lieutenant, first-lieutenant, and captain.