by D.W. Taylor.
London, Whittaker & Co., 1893.
1st UK edition. ppix 294.
good clean condition hardback in the original binding, rebacked with original spine relaid. from the library of the Cruising Association
an important text on the relation of screw propulsion to the resistance of ships moving through the water, written by a renowned American Naval Constructor.
this copy has the added interest of having belonged to Sir Eustace Tennyson D’Eyncourt, Director of Naval Construction for the Royal Navy from 1912 to 1924