WILKINSON, N. L.; SWINBURNE, H. L.;
Title The Royal Navy. With some notes on the Costume of the Sailors of the Past, by Commander Charles N. Robinson, R. N.; Illustrated by J. Jellicoe.
Publisher London, A. & C. BLACK, 1907 (1st.ed.)
Seller ID 77791
Hardback. Tall 8vo. 9 x 6.5 inches. In dark blue decorative illustrated cloth covers with gilt and colour printed designs to spine and front. Top edges gilt. In very good condition. Spine darkened and rubbed, crease to centre. Corners and edges rubbed. Some darkening and marks to cloth. Darkening and foxing to endpapers. Neat inscription to front “S. W. Gilbert.” Some mild foxing foxing to inside pages. Colour plates clean and bright. Else a clean and tight copy. --- 3,000 copies were printed of this first edition. One of the titles of the renowned 20 shilling series of colour books published by Adam and Charles Black in the early years of the 20th century. 51 colour plates by Wilkinson & 10 colour plates of costumes by Jellicoe. 378pp.
A.& C.Black Publications A.& C .Black, Military, Illustrated Books, royal navy, wilkinson, Robinson, jellicoe, swinburne, costumes, costumes of the navy, 1907