The Universal Code of Signals for the Mercantile Marine of all Nations
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by the late Captain Marryat, RN.
with a List of Yachts, and a selection of sentences adapted for convoys and systems of Geometrical, Night and Fog Signals
London, Richardson & Company, 1869.
ex-Manchester Free Library, with book-plate and blind stamp to title-page. some dust-soiling and page edges a bit grubby, but generally in good clean condition in a strong half-morocco library binding, lightly rubbed.
comprises Signals of English Men-of-War, [Foreign Men-of-War cannot be continued as the list of the French Navy is no longer published], Merchant Vessels by distinguishing pennants, Lighthouses - with their latitude, longitude and character of light; Ports, Headlands, Harbours, etc. Collection of Sentences, Convoy Signals, Sentences for vessels meeting at sea, Vocabulary, etc.
complete with the seven colour lithograph plates, printed on six sheets and mounted on linen.