Título: The Nautical Magazine for 1875. New Series. ...
Editorial: Simpkin, Marshall & Co. , and J. D. Potter,, London
Año de publicación: 1875
Condición del libro: Poor
Condición de la sobrecubierta: No Dust Jacket
Edición: First Edition
In original half leather/marbled boards, gilt titling to the spine. The boards and the leather spine and corners are very rubbed and worn, the front and rear boards are completely detached. Page fore-edges are dusty/browned and stained. Internally in very good condition, with a VERY little sporadic foxing/staining here and there, but tightly bound, and generally very clean. Formerly in the Seafarers' Education Service library - Crew's Library with their book plate on the front pastedown and a blue 'Withdrawn' stamp, but NO other Library markings anywhere in the book. Opposing the bookplate on the ffep is a 'presentation plate' and (not noted, but ) the former owner was Joanna Greenlaw - a well known author having written books on horology and the sea, etc - a couple of tears in this endpaper. (2) + 1060 pp. A couple of full page b/w plates, a b/w fold out diagram and some line drawings /diagrams in the text. Contents cover various "subjects connected with maritime affairs." (some continued from former volumes, others are 'stand alone') - Articles included in this volume = ' Wreck Report for 1873 '; ' Our Colonies -V - Indian Possessions and Australasia ' ; ' Arctic Expedition of 1875 ' ; ' Atlantic Stream Ferries - 1. Cunard: 2. The Allen Line: 3. Inman Line: 4. National Line '; ' Starvation ' ; 'The International conference on Maritime Metrology ': ' The Annexation of New Guinea ' ; ' Emigration to South America ' ; 'Marine Inventions ' ; 'The commercial value of Human Life' ; ' The "Schiller" of Hamburg, Wrecked 7th May 1875' ; etc, etc. Overall a generally clean and tight complete copy for research, reading, etc - but not a collectors copy, unless you have it repaired/rebound. Images available on request. This book is overweight and MAY require extra postage depending on your location. ; New Series; Ex-Library; Thick 8vo 8" - 9" tall. N° de ref. de la librería 113039
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