first edition Hardcover
1920 · Madrid
by Gervasio De Artinano y De Galdacano
Madrid: Por El Autor, 1920. First edition. Hardcover. Orig. half vellum and brown cloth. Very good. 427   pages in text. 32 x 23.5 cm. Unknown limitation, this copy no. 51 on "papel de hilo," signed by the author. 90 leaves of plates, 12 in color, text profusely illustrated, headpieces, historiated initials, many tinted in sepia and sanguine, decorated endpapers. Contains half-title page. Includes appendices bibliographical references and index. Major work, naval architecture of wooden ships, some of the illustrations to scale. PALAU I, 521. Backstrip darkened, small nicks head of latter.
(Inventory #: 20332)