The Story of The Sea - Volumes 1 & 2
Edited by Q. with assistance from Assorted Names. Burgundy boards, leather spine with raised bands enclosing gilt lettering. Published by Cassell and Co.,1898. Maritime illustrations and stories such as Sailing Vessels and Their Rigs, Life in the Royal Navy, Duels on the Sea, many more stories covering all aspects of the sea. Front endpaper of Volume 1 has new pastedown front and rear. Maritime illustration frontis, title page has a tape repair to bottom edge. Page 18 has an exposed gutter. Pages 737-752 are not age toned to the degree of the rest of the 760 clean pages. Volume 2 exterior corners are rubbed and scuffed, maritime illustration frontis, and pages 544-560 are not as age toned as other pages in the volume. Glossary, index (for both vols.) and b/w illustrations among 760 clean text pages. Additional full page b/w maritime illustrations follow the index and are not listed in the Contents under List of Illustrations.
* These volumes have been worked on at some point and are variants of the original edition. The binding is bright and tight.