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  • A Treatise on Marine and Naval Architecture, or theory and practice blended in Ship Building      John W. Griffiths

A Treatise on Marine and Naval Architecture, or theory and practice blended in Ship Building John W. Griffiths

by John W. Griffiths

 

New York, Appleton & Company, 1854

 

covering the whole range of shipbuilding, with chapters dedicated to the history of shipbuilding, building ocean steamers, coasting, and river vessels, warships, yachts, etc.

the 4th edition, considerably enlarged from earlier editions, and complete with the tinted frontispiece depicting the paddle-stamer Georgia, and the series of blue-print style plates

 

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  • Description

Description

 

32x24cm. 4th edition

original blind decorated brown cloth with modern cloth spine. pp421, ii

suffering from fairly extensive, but mostly marginal ‘foxing’, and with the preface page rather ragged