This amazing book is a beautiful gift for every Navy enthusiast. It is "THE NAVAL POCKET BOOK" and features numerous ship plans and individual listings of thousands of ships with many information like: when built, length,beam,tons, armaments etc. It also includes a beautiful photo of the H.M.S Pelorus and many advertisings of Marine glasses, binoculars, sextants,Naval telescopes and more. All the edges and the front and spine have gilt. We recently bought it from a collector of Naval items.
It shows many different ships including Battleships, Coast Defence, Ironclads, Cruisers, Gunboats, Torpedo boats, Destroyers, Sloops, Stoeshipstugs, Troopships and more. The countries with ship listings: Great Britain, United States, Canada, Australia, Argentine, Austria, Hungary, Brazil, Chili, China, Corea, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Holland, Italy, Japan, Norway, Portugal, Russia, Uruguay, Venezuela, Zanzibar, Spain, Sweden,Turkey.
The Naval Pocket Book - founded by W. Laird Clowes - edited by L.G. Carr Laughton - with numerous plans - London W.Thacker & Co. 2 Creed Lane E.C. Calcutta: Thacker,Spink & Co.
Condition: Very good, slightly bend corners on the cover. PLEASE SEE PICTURES.
Book size: 5 1/4" by 3 1/2".
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