REED, E. J.
[MARITIME] On the unequal distribution of weight and support in ships, and its effects in still water, in waves, and in exceptional positions on shore.
From the Philosophical Transactions – Part II. 1871. London : printed by Taylor and Francis, 1871. Quarto, fine presentation binding of full crushed blue moroco, monogrammed with the author’s initials in nautical emblems to centre of front board, gilt rule and borders, lettered in gilt to spine, gilt dentelles, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers; title page, pp. 413 – 465, six engraved plates of diagrams; a presentation copy, inscribed on the first blank to Arthur Wilson from the author.
Fine presentation copy of an important extract on ship building.