Boston: Charles E. Lauriat Company, 1927.
First American edition. Two volumes in four. Bound in publisher's royal blue cloth with gilt spine lettering, top edge gilt, map endpapers. With 126 illustrations and 17 plans. Vol. I: xiv, 266; [iv], 267-518 pp. Volume II: xv, [i], 212; [iv], 213-443 pp. A Very Good+ set overall. Both Parts of Vol. I have worn tips, a little spotting to cloth, toned contents; rear endpaper of Vol. I slightly lifting at gutter. Both Parts of Vol. II have former owner's stamp to title pages, publisher's ads laid in. A nice set of a history of the end of the Age of Sail with many fold-out illustrations. Item #140942107