King, J. W. THE WAR-SHIPS AND NAVIES OF THE WORLD, 1880 containing a complete and concise description of the construction, motive power, and armaments of the modern war-ships of all the navies of the world; naval artillery, marine engines, boilers, torpedoes, and torpedo-boats. By Chief Engineer J W King United States Navy; late chief of the bureau of engineering. With a new Introduction by N J M Campbell. Thick med. 8vo, Facsimile Edition; pp. [xx], [iii]-xvi, 620(last 3 blank); 66 plates, numerous tables, index; original papered boards; a fine copy in price-clipped dustwrapper (spine slightly faded). Greenwich; Conway Maritime Press; (1982).
***First published in 1880. #46809

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