J. Griffin & Co., London, Undated, circa 1895. Full Title: Flags National and Mercantile For The Use Of Officers of Royal Navy, Mercantile Marine; and Yacht Squadrons: Containing Flags Of The Royal Navy; National Ensigns For Men-Of-War; National Colours For Mercantile Marine; International Code; Fog Signals; Optional Signals; Signals Of Distress; Vessels' Lights As Seen By A Look-Out Man, And 95"; House Flags And Funnels Of The Principal Ships Of The Mercantile Marine, And 1 20 National Flags And Signals. Third Edition With Supplementary Index-Greatly Enlarged, (175 Additional Flags). Contents include: Title page with color frontispiece, Notice to shipowners, Index (pages 5 -35), followed by 25 singled sided coloured pages numbered 2-25, (with several unnumbered, uncoloured, blank, flag and funnel templates inserted in between the numbered pages) with National Flags; Sound Signals for Fog &c.; Vessels' Lights as Seen by a Look Out Man; Steam Vessels; Sailing Vessels; followed by a 4 page Supplement and an 8 page index to Supplement. In acceptable condition. Blue cloth covered boards with silver lettering and flag design on front and spine. Moderaate scuffing with some nicking and fraying to cloth at corner tips of covers and top and bottom of spine. Moderate overall scuffing, aging and soiling to covers as well. Boards are cracked along both front and rear hinges but covers are still attached. Front and rear black paste-downs and end papers are scuffed and soiled. Previous owner's name in ink on front paste-down and end paper with some pencil scribbles on endpapers as well. Title page and frontis pieces are darkly tanned from laid-in papers. Several line items in index are underlined in pencil. Otherwise pages are lightly aged but unmarked. Nice bright colors on flags throughout. NOT Ex-Library. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Flags, national and mercantile, for the use ...
Publisher: J. Griffin & Co., London
Publication Date: 1895
Book Condition: Acceptable
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