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Treatise on Marine and Naval Architecture, or Theory and Practice Blended in Ship Building

1850
John Willis Griffiths (American, 1809 – 1882)


Dimensions

Overall: 32.5 × 27 × 5 cm (12 13/16 × 10 5/8 × 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

2019.59

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with white-line wood engravings

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Classifications

Illustrated books

(New-York: By the Author, 1850); pp. 416 (1 leaf of directions to binder)  in parts, with wrappers; untrimmed and bound in modern morocco over marbled boards

Provenance

Before 2016, purchased from an unidentified book dealer by Ten Pound Island Book Company, Gloucester, MA; 2019, sold by Ten Pound Island Book Company to the MFA. (Accession Date: February 20, 1019)

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Fund