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  • The War Ships and Navies of the World Containing a Complete and Concise Description of the Construction Motive Power and Armaments of the Modern War Ships of all the Navies of the World; Naval Artillery, Marine Engines, Boilers, Torpedoes, & Torpedo Boats
  • By J. W. King Chief, Engineer U. S. Navy
  • A. Williams & Company
  • First edition, first printing, with date: "1880" on title page and no additional printings on copyright page
  • Profusely illustrated with 66 plates, including frontis, of various warships of various navies
  • First blank endpaper replaced. Previous owner's name/address/date on verso of frontis piece illustration. Repaired front hinge. Nicely decorated pictorial hardcover binding with gilt lettering

    Description: "Contains a complete and concise description, motive power, and armaments of the modern war ships of all the navies of the world; naval artillery, marine engines, boilers, torpedoes, and torpedo-boats. A well-researched and authoritative survey of the state of warship design in 1880 together with an appraisal of the material strengths of the navies of the world. With complete Index."

    No Reserve:
    This lot starts at $1 and has no reserve as a courtesy so that collectors can determine the true market value on this authentic item.

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  • Location: This item ships from Maine.

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  • Condition

    Internally tight and unmarked. Expected handling wear to edges, short tear to head of spine, scattered rubbing, but all lettering/decoration is bright. No remainder mark; not x-library.

    Buyer's Premium

    • 10%

    The Warships & Navies of the World, 1880

    Estimate $150 - $200Aug 28, 2016
    Jasper52badge TOP RATED
    New York, NY, USA