Flags - National and Mercantile; for the use of Officer of Royal Navy, Mercantile Marine; and Yacht Squadrons

By: Griffin, James

Price: £110.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Fair


Third edition with supplementary index, greatly enlarged (175 additional flags). Blue cloth with title in gilt on front cover and spine. Dark brown endpapers.Condition: Fair to good, covers have general shelfwear with some splashmarks and light soiling to rear cover (see image). Previous owners address is blind embossed at top of front endpaper. Both inner joints are cracked but holding firmly. Occasional light foxing throughout. A few of the pages with blank flag outlines have had one or two flag outlines coloured in. The book includes many colour plates of various flags. The full title of the book reads thus: Flags National and Mercantile; for the use of Officers of Royal Navy, Mercantile Marine; and Yacht Squadrons. Containing flags of the Royal Navy; National Ensigns for Men-of-War; National Colours for Mercantile Marine; International Code; Fog Signals, Optional Signals; Signals of Distress; Vessels' lights as seen by a Look-Out Man, and 957 House Flags and Funnels of the principal ships of the Mercantile Marine and 120 National Flags and Signals Compiled by James Griffin.Third edition with supplementary index - greatly enlarged (175 additional flags). Scarce.

Title: Flags - National and Mercantile; for the use of Officer of Royal Navy, Mercantile Marine; and Yacht Squadrons

Author Name: Griffin, James

Categories: History,

Publisher: Portsmouth, Griffin & Co.: 1895

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fair

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Type: Book

Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall

Seller ID: 006548

Keywords: flags, house flags, mercantile flags,