New York: American Shipmasters' Association, 1873. 1st Edition. Cloth. Very Good / No jacket as issued. Item #000925
4to., (35), 758, 55pp., illustrated with charts and tables. Bound in black cloth decorated and lined in gilt with Shipmasters' motif on front board and title on spine and front board. marbled end papers. Moderate wear to the boards, particularly the rear board's upper tip. Previous owner's signature and inscription on the front end paper and first preliminary leaf. A Very Good copy of an early volume of the series. ****Gift inscription to, and signed by Capt. Joshua Smith, Owner and Captain of the British (Canadian) Ship BEETHOVEN, a double deck 965 ton ship out of Windsor, Nova Scotia, made of mixed hard and soft wood, fastened with iron and cooper, built in Windsor, N.S. in 1870. Information and listing from page 87. ****.