Naval Tactics and Trials of Sailing. Illustrated by Diagrams of the Several Evolutions. To which are added: The Established Plan of Lights for Steam Vessels, and Regulations to avoid Collision. George BIDDLECOMBE.

Naval Tactics and Trials of Sailing. Illustrated by Diagrams of the Several Evolutions. To which are added: The Established Plan of Lights for Steam Vessels, and Regulations to avoid Collision.

London: Charles Wilson, 1850. First Edition. Illustrated with a fronstispiece of H.M.S. St. Vincent, 4 plates of the Trials, tables, and numerous battle plans heightened in blue and red. With the original Protractor housed in a pocket to front paste down. Publisher's embossed green cloth with gilt titles to spine, gilt titles to upper below ships motifs stamped in gilt to centre. Neat name to f.f.e.p. Light foxing to plates. Cloth neatly recased with spine repaired, boards rubbed; book sound, text clean. A very serviceable copy of this esteemed work on naval tactics, rarely seen with the protractor still present. Item #42371

Price: £395.00

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