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A Manual for Naval Cadets  -  Capt. John McNeill Boyd

£275.00

  • A Manual for Naval Cadets  -  Capt. John McNeill Boyd

A Manual for Naval Cadets – Capt. John McNeill Boyd

Boyd, John McNeill, Captain RN
London, Longman, Brown, Green…., 1857

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a very comprehensive manual, published prior to the official Admiralty manuals, and covering everything the naval cadet in the mid-19th century Royal Navy could need to know

1st edition. small 8vo. ppxvi 471 + 24 page publisher’s catalogue [March 1856]. double-page coloured frontispiece showing signal flags and compass rose. numerous full-page and text engravings

a little marking, but generally a very good clean copy re-cased into the original navy blue cloth, with new end-papers.