Boston: Thomas Groom & Co., 1873. Thirteenth Edition. Cloth. 12mo; viii, [xi] 225pp + 2 advertising; gilt stamped ship and title to front cover and title to spine; brown cloth over board; 4 engraved illustrated plates; small chip to spine, water stain to back cover, front endpapers have darkened, light age toning of paper; very good. Very good. Item #72
Wonderful plates showing the spars & rigging, sails, frame and types of sailing vessels identified along with a page of explanatory text for each plate.