THE UNIVERSAL CODE OF SIGNALS FOR THE MERCANTILE MARINE OF ALL NATIONS
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by the late Captain Marryat, RN.
with a selection of sentences adapted for convoys and systems of Geometrical, Night and Fog Signals
London, Richardson & Company, 1861.
fairly heavy foxing on the early leaves and first four plates, otherwise apart from a little general wear, a good clean condition hardback in the original blue/green cloth, slightly faded on the spine.
comprises Signals of English Men-of-War, [Foreign Men-of-War cannot be continued as 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. apparently a reprint of the 1856 edition, though probably with some alterations and additions.