MOORE, Alan, Sir MacPHERSON Collection.
Title: Sailing Ships of War 1800-1860. ltd ed.
Publisher:  Halton & Truscott Smith, 1926,
Seller ID: 43055
MOORE, Alan, Sir. Sailing Ships of War 1800-1860 : Including the Transition to Steam. With Illustrations from Engravings, Drawings and Paintings in the MacPherson Collection. L: Halton & Truscott Smith, 1926. Pp (i)-xiv, , 1-78, , 90 leaves plates. 4to, blue cloth, gilt to front and spine, t.e.g. Number 1302 of an edition limited to 1500 copies. A selection of handsome images from the incomparable collection of A.G.H. MacPherson illustrating the naval shipping of this crucial transitional period. With an extensive introduction analysing the development of naval shipping during the period, detailed notes, and ninety plates of images, including many colour, tipped-in plates. Very slightly rubbed with faint wear to spine-ends and front corners, light soiling to covers, owner's inscription, else vg. 550.00