Good++, Good. 4TO, B/W Illus, Hardcover. Hardcover. Very nice brown cloth boards with illustration in black. Minor edge wear. Previous owner's stamp on first free endpaper. Light soil to endpapers. Light oxidation to margin edges, text is otherwise clean. Fold outs and illustrations. Beige dust jacket is chipped all along upper edge, front and rear. Lighter chipping to lower edge. Some soil and scuffing. Looks good in protective mylar. A facsimile of the classic eighteenth century treatise on shipbuilding.
Very Good-, Very Good. 4TO, 102++ pgs., Foldouts +, Hardcover. Hardcover: Light Brown cloth boards with drawing and title on front board and on spine. Outer corners are noticeably bumped. Tan paste-downs and endpapers are spotless. Text pages are printed on matte paper and are clean. Upper corners of text are bumped. Foldouts, printed on 'tinted ' matte paper are crisp and clean. This is a manual of design and of various types of 'craft' of that period. Meticulous drawings. Nice tight binding. Beige dust jacket has Illustrated front cover. Lightly chipped spine ends, rubbing/ Very attractive/desirable copy in protective mylar.
Near Fine in Very Good-dust jacket. Dust jacket has numerous chips and closed tears at the edges as well as light soiling.; Reprint of a 1768 work. 62 fold-out plates with ship diagrams.; Folio 13"-23" tall; 226 pp.
A/c jacket. Hardcover, 4to, illustrated, fold-out plates. A nearly-new, unmarked, unsoiled copy in a like, unmarked dust jacket, and enclosed in publlisher's slipcase. Slipcase is lightly soiled, and edgeworn, overall fine.
Collectible; Fine in Fine jacket. "A Facsimile of the Classic Eighteenth Century Treatise on Shipbuilding". 1971 1st US edition. Immaculate and Fine in a bright, price-intact, Near Fine dustjacket. Folio, 102 pgs., 62 crisp fold-out plates. A pioneering work, first published in Stockholm in 1768, on naval architecture and shipbuilding.
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