The British Battle Fleet: Its Inception and Growth Throughout the Centuries by Fred T. Jane
1912. 406 pages. No dust jacket. Blue cloth covered boards with gilt lettering to front board and spine. Black and white and colour plates throughout. Moderate foxing and tanning to text block edges. Minor foxing to pages. Crack to front hinge, exposed netting. Binding remains firm. Text and plates remain largely bright and clear. General rub wear to boards with some small white scratch marks. Slight sunning to spine which has some watermarks. Gilt remains bright. Book has a slight forward lean. Minor edge wear with some crushing to spine ends and bumping to corners.