Very Good / Very Good. Item #002438
Annapolis: Naval Institute Press - Edita Lausanne, 1980. First Edition. Quarto; 261pp including appendices and index. Pictorial and photographic jacket. Terracotta cloth boards with gold stamping front panel and spine.
Light foxing to endpapers and faint splotched foxing throughout textblock, above all to upper edge of pages. Both boards slightly bowed outward. Text unmarked and square in binding.
The ironclads of the mid-Victorian Royal Navy are here described in detail and analytically catalogued with detailed specs, construction, and engagement histories for each.