Hardcover, quarto bound in dark blue cloth, lettered in gold on spine, and in publisher’s pictorial dust-jacket. 542 pages. Appendices, Index. Illustrated with 258 photographs, 31 being full page. First edition. The definitive history of the final age of sail, its ships, trade routes, commercial fleets, passengers and sailors. Previous owner’s stamp on first blank and verso of penultimate blank page. Some incidental light foxing to edges and moderate foxing to last blank page. Cloth covers are clean and tight, Interior is clean, with text and illustrations unmarked. Dust-jacket shows light edge wear, else complete with no tears of chips. A sound, clean and tight copy. Very good in a very good dust-jacket. A heavy book, Priority and International orders will require additional postage, calculated as close to actual cost as possible.