Hardcover. Scarce. New York, Edward Sweetman, ca. 1970 reprint of the 1932 second edition, from the 1794 first edition. Clean tight 8vo, 300pp and includes a complete set of drawings attached to the rear board in an envelope. Near Fine / none, as issued, maybe as issued. Item #18231
There are 59 fold-out and other plates, drawn to scale, illustrating masts, sails, yards, rigging, etc., for every class of vessel from the full-rigged ship to the ship's boat, including the progressive method of rigging ships, and an illustrated section describing the pricinpal foreign rigs.