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1 WELCH, J.J Text Book of Naval Architecture
HMSO, 1889, 
WELCH, J.J. A Text Book of Naval Architecture for the Use of Officers of the Royal Navy. L: HMSO, 1889. Pp 167, XVIII leaves folding plates. 8vo, pressed blue cloth. A primer of naval architecture drawing its examples from the ironclad era, illustrated with beautiful tinted folding plates of contemporary warships. Contents include: "Buoyancy of Ships"; "Stability of Ships"; "Oscillations of Ships"; "Materials for Shipbuilding and Modes of Connecting"; "Classification of Ships"; "Keels and Framing"; "Stems and Sternposts"; "Bottom and Side Plating and Planking"; "Deck Plating and Planking"; "Watertight Sub-Division of Ships"; "Pumping, Flooding, and Drainage Arrangements"; "Ventilation of Ships"; "Steering Arrangements"; "Protection of Ships Against Gun Attack"; "The Preservation of Ships"; "Strains Experienced by Ships". New eps, very slightly rubbed, dampspots to rear board, owner's signature, else vg. 230.00

Price: 230.00 CDN
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