THE BRITISH MERCHANT SERVICE Being a History of the British Mercantile Marine from the Earliest Times to the Present Day.
Published by Sampson Low, Marston in London 1898
First Edition. 8vo., dark blue clothbound hardback gilt, with gilt illustration to upper cover, t.e.g., [xvii] + 406pp, indexed, illus throughout with b/w plates plus two colour plates of flags. Neat ink owner name to reverse of ffep, ink gift inscription dated 1898 to early blank, light foxing to edges and endpapers, covers have slight wear to corners and spine ends and two tiny holes to one side of spine. Overall A VG copy.