SAILING SHIPS. The Story of Their Development from the Earliest…

SAILING SHIPS. The Story of Their Development from the Earliest Times to the Present Day. With a Hundred and Thirty Illustrations.

London: Sidgwick & Jackson, 1914. Second printing (first was in 1909). Squarish 8vo, dark blue cloth, spine gilt lettered, front cover lettered in black with a colour pictorial label, blue topstain. [2], (xxii), (364) pp. Colour frontispiece and numerous black & white plates inserted, line drawings in text, two double-sided folding plans on thinner paper inserted at rear. Spine very slightly age-darkened, with short tears and minor rubbing to tips, gilt lettering slightly dulled but still clear; yellowing to page edges; VG clean copy otherwise of this excellent and detailed general history of sailing ships.

Book ID: 11086
Tags: Nautical, Welland
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