by the late Rev. Isaac Taylor, Ongar, Essex
London, John Harris, 1835.
fourth edition. small 8vo. pp[v] 216 + 14 page publisher’s catalogue.
sporadic marking and foxing, a bit heavier on the engraved plates. re-cased into the original quarter roan leather binding, with new end-papers.
a charming little early 19th century children’s book on the history of ships and shipbuilding.
in addition to the sixteen engraved plates that appeared in earlier editions, this copy contains four hand-coloured plates showing the national flags of various seafaring nations