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 BoatsBy J. W. King Chief, Engineer U. S. NavyA. Williams & CompanyFirst edition, first printing, with date: "1880" on title page and no additional printings on copyright pageProfusely illustrated with 66 plates, including frontis, of various warships of various naviesFirst 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."
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