1871 A Copy of the Statistical Report on the Health of the Navy for the Year 1869
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First Edition, Folding Maps, Publishers' Original Binding, Scarce
First edition of A Copy of the Statistical Report on the Health of the Navy for the Year 1869 in the original publisher's paper wraps.
Navy Health, Return to an Order of the Honourable The House of Commons dated 25 July 1871.
Ordered by the House of Commons to be printed 26 July 1871.
A dense and extensive report on Navy health in the late nineteenth century. A scarce document with only ten other copies held in libraries.
With a 270 page appendix.
Prior owner's ink inscription to the front board dated 1891.
Illustrated with six maps, two of which are folding. Collated.
Many of the pages are folding tables.
In the original publisher's paper wraps. Externally, sound. There is some bumping to the head and tail of the spine and to the extremities. The spine is worn and suffering some slight loss. Prior owner's ink inscription to the front board dated 1891. Internally, generally firmly bound. The pages are bright and clean with light age toning.
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