TALBOT-BOOTH, E. C. (editor)
SHIPS AND THE SEA
- London. 1942. Sampson Low, Marston & Co. 7th edition of the April 1936 original). XVI, 1104 PP (P.1097 to 1104 blank for notes), with hundreds of b/w illust. incl. 943 funnels and 7 folded plates (2 maps, 2 colour flags, 2 ranks and 1 ship plan). Index (P.1059-1096). Eps: The life blood of an empire (world map of the British Empire). Original navy cloth covers with shelf wear and a few marks. Contents near fine. Small oblong: 10.5 x 14.5.
Sections include: seamanship and navigation, Trinity House, distance tables, flags, origin and development of ships (construction, plans, ..), canals, ports, uniforms, Royal Navy, foreign navies,...
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