Very Good. Item #10135
New York: D. Van Nostrand, 1863. Third Edition, revised and enlarged. Small octavo; 93pp +14pp publisher's catalog. Tables and illustrations throughout. Publisher's blindstamped blue cloth with gilt lettering and anchor ornament. Boards edgeworn, with rubbing at corners and spine ends and some general scuffing and smudging to surface. Opens widely to title page, but binding is holding soundly. Ownership signature of W.L. Churchill, U.S.N. in pen on flyleaf and faintly in pencil on front free endpaper, else pages unmarked.
First Edition published in 1862.