Our Iron-clad Ships: Their Qualities, Performances, and Cost; with Chapters On Turret Ships, Iron-clad Rams, &c. - E. J. [Edward James] ReedLondon: John Murray, 1869, Hardback ..
Condition: Poor. A binding copy. Heavily bruised at the head, tail and corners of the boards which are now frayed and wrinkled. Spine strip starting to detach. Folding frontispiece and first blank detached but laid in. Front and rear hinges near gone. The text, although the gathers clearly weakly attached, remains bright and legible. Uncommon.
Illustrated by way of: Frontispiece; Black & White Drawings ; Uncommon in the first edition and an important work dealing with the change from wooden to iron-clad ships.
Size: 9" x 5½"
Number of Pages: [XXXII] 332