New York: Munn & Company, 1905. FIRST EDITION (NAP). Hardcover. Previous owner's names to front endpapers. Bump and nudge to top corners. Mild wear to edges. Small stain to bottom rear cover. Black lettering to illustrated spine and tan lettering to front of maroon and green illustrated cloth-covered boards. Colored illustrations of steamship flags on frontispiece. Colored illustrations of country flags and numerous black and white illustrations. Many Tables. Clean, bright, tight. 510 pp with index. VERY GOOD. Item #74299
A plethora of valuable information covering a wide range of topics. Written in four parts topics range from The Progress of Discovery, Shipping and Yachts, Military Branches of the World, Population of the United States, Departments of the Federal Government to Geometrical Constructions and Mechanical Movements to Chemistry and Astronomy to Weights and Measures.