Neat perforated Library stamp to each plate and to title page. Library stamp in ink to the front and back paste down. Drawings, plates and various other illustrations throughout. Good. Outer binding is shaken and shows damage, especially to the top of spine, but text block is secure. N° de ref. de la librería
Título: The Naval Annual, 1903.
Editorial: J. Griffin and Co.
Año de publicación: 1903
Edición: First Edition
Descripción J. Griffin and Co., 1903. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: Good. No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Some shelf wear to blue cloth hardcover. Tape marks on front and rear end papers. Front and rear end papers are separated at hinge. Otherwise a solid, unmarked volume. Index. xxxiv, 534 pp + 81 plates. Nº de ref. de la librería 041943
Descripción J. Griffin and Company, 1903. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: Very Good. scattered foxing, lightly rubbed cover and spine edges. Nº de ref. de la librería 80313
Descripción Portsmouth, 1st.ed., 1903. Xxxiv + 534 pp., guarded frontis., + 10 other photo-plates, (1 fldg.) 10 plans of dockyards, etc., a diagram & 82 plates of line drawings. Blue cloth; gilt; neatly re-backed. 25 x 16cm. V.G.+. Bookplate (1904) of the Cadets’ Library, Royal Naval College, Osborne. Brassey’s celebrated Naval Annual was founded in 1886 and they provide a tremendous wealth of detailed information on the fleets of the period. This 1903 issue has articles on the Progress of the British and Foreign Navies, Comparative Strengths, Submarine Cables, Naval Works, and Marine Engineering. Also Foreign Naval Manoeuvres, British Manoeuvres in the Mediterranean, Armour, Guns and Projectiles, and Various Naval Experiments. There is also a study of Naval Training, and the Naval Estimates for Britain, France, Germany, Russia, the USA and other powers are examined. There is also a look at the Draft Agreement between Britain, the Commonwealth of Australia and the Colony of New Zealand. Plus many other aspects of the Edwardian Navy and foreign fleets of the period. Illustrated with photographs, plans and drawings. Contributors include John Leyland, Carlyon Bellairs, J. R. Thursfield, and Admiral Sir Vesey Hamilton. AN EARLY EDWARDIAN ISSUE OF BRASSEY’S NAVAL ANNUAL. OSBORNE NAVAL COLLEGE COPY. Nº de ref. de la librería C130B035