The Naval Dry Docks of the United States

New York: Charles B. Norton, 1852. Second edition. Folion (27 x 33 cm); pp. 113; 84; 14 [publisher's ads]; 24 plates from steel engravings.All edges gilt. Water stain throughout; rebacked with new endpapers and original gilt spine laid-down; a fair copy only, solidly bound in gilt-decorated full morocco. A description of the modes of constructing and working the Naval Dry Docks at New York [Brooklyn], Philadelphia, Boston, Portsmouth, Norfolk, Pensacola, and San Francisco. With complete histories and descriptions of the Granite Dry Dock in New York, the Floating Sectional Dry Dock [Phil.], and the Floating Balance Dry Dcok [Portsmouth]. Item #006158

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