Hardcover, large format folio bound in blue cloth and publisher’s price-clipped dust-jacket. 246 pages. Bibliography. Appendix: Chronological List of Total Wrecks in New York Waters (containing name of ship, date lost, tonnage and location). Profusely illustrated with black and white photographs. Stated first edition. A history of maritime accidents the port of New York, extending to Long Island and New Jersey. Incidents include groundings, collisions, fires and sinkings. No previous ownership marks. Some foxing to top edge from dust and foxing to blank verso of jacket along top edge. Else a clean, square, unmarked copy. Very good in a very good dust-jacket.