folio [45x29cm]. attractively bound in marbled paper boards. pp41. folding engraved plate.
the committee reported to Parliament on the state of the timber available and its sufficiency or insufficiency for the supply of the navy, the cost of timber, the means of increasing the supply, at home or by importation, and the nature and quality of the different sorts of timber. the appendices contain lists of ships, tables of scantlings and dimensions, tables of prices, etc., etc.
although dated 1771, this is probably the 1803 reprint.