by Fred T. Jane.
London, S W Partridge & Co.Ltd., 1914.
good clean condition hardback in the original binding. a little light foxing. frontispiece present, but mis-bound. gift inscription to front free end-paper.
the first, single volume, edition of this splendid history of the British navy and the development of its ships up to the outbreak of world war one, notable for the coloured plates from paintings by the famous marine artist, W.L.Wyllie.