with suggestions for a new method of laying down vessels
by Lord Robert Montagu.
London, Colburn and Co., 1852.
1st edition. ppvii 176 + 24 page publisher’s catalogue and advert leaf.
good clean condition hardback re-cased into the original cloth gilt. new end-papers. from the library of the Cruising Association.
a scarce amateur mid-19th century work on naval architecture as applied to the design of hulls for the improvement of speed through the water. Particularly aimed at yacht design, but with applications to larger sailing vessels as well.