Woolwich: 1853. Hard Cover. Octavo. Very Good. Item #6956
SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY OLIVER, LANG and with a manuscript note in the text by him. 30(7) pages. Bound in original blue cloth, lettered in gilt. 12 color and black and white plates, some folding. Lang was Master Shipwright at the Royal Dock Yard in Woolwich. He describes here 112 improvements in the construction of ships. Internally clean and bright; a little fraying at spine ends. Bookplate.