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The Register of Shipping for the Year 1818 ( Ships Register )
The Society for the Registry of Shipping 1818 - Published in London at the Registry Office For Shipping, this is the Ships Register for the year 1818 a very rare and hard to find publication, here bound in the original full leather binding with the title and registry office address in gilt to upper cover, internally contains two interesting notes from the registry office pasted to both front and rear endpapers, the register is laid out in alphabetical order, with a further supplementary A-Z section at rear, also includes the ships of the East India Company, Harwich and Falmouth Packets, the pages are not numbered but it runs to hundreds of pages, The leather binding has some damage with some loss to top of spine, for some reason a rectangular strip has been cut out of the leather on the upper board, else binding is in good solid condition, internally lacks front free endpaper, some creased corners and mild marking, a couple of pages with tears but with no loss, a few gatherings are slightly loosened and standing slightly proud of text block, lacks both rear endpapers else in good acceptable condition A GENERALLY GOOD EXAMPLE OF THIS RARE EARLY PRINTING OF THE SHIPS REGISTER Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
      [Bookseller: Andrew Cox PBFA]
Last Found On: 2018-02-01           Check availability:      AbeBooks    


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