Boston: Charles E. Lauriat, 1933. First US edition. Hardcover. xiv, (1), 392 pp., 50 plates from photographs (a few with 2 images on the plate, 1 is a folding panorama), 7 plans, map endpapers; quarto, original blue cloth with gilt title and covers ornaments, pictorial paper inset on front cover. Light wear and mild scuffing to covers, but very good. Item #22912
One of the last works written by this prolific historian of ships and the sea.