First edition. 8vo. pp. xi, 519, 4 (pubs. list); previous owner’s bookplate, else very good in the original cloth, gilt, with, loosely inserted, a 2pp. Als from Smyth to “My dear Anglo-Saxon Proeses”, dated 13 -8-’62.
Smythe's surveys of the Mediterranean were the basis for the charts of the region used by the Royal Navy into the twentieth century. His experiences and findings provided background for the present work. The accompanying letter, to a Mr. Wright, concerns the etymology of certain English place names.
Author Smyth, Rear-Admiral William Henry.
Binding Original cloth
Publisher London: John W. Parker and Son
Condition See description
Pages xi, 519, 4 (pubs. list)