Observations on steam tactics and rowing-boat evolutions. W. F. Martin, Vice Admiral.
Observations on steam tactics and rowing-boat evolutions
Observations on steam tactics and rowing-boat evolutions

An uncommon Pickering imprint

Observations on steam tactics and rowing-boat evolutions

London: B. M. Pickering for private circulation, 1858. 8vo, pp. iv, 60; 14 plates at the back; contemportary green cloth; front joint cracked, dampstain along the top margin of the textblock throughout, modern bookplate; a good copy of a scarce book. Tipped in at the front is a single leaf of Basil Pickering ads, also offering on the verso "William Pickering's publications, many at reduced prices." Drop title on p. [1] reads: "Observations on the tactics of steam squadrons, and on the management of flotillas of rowing-boats." Nine in OCLC: only NYPL, Mariner's Museum and Stanford in the U.S. Item #52323

Price: $250.00

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