2. [Allard (Carel)] and others. L’Art de Batir les Vaisseaux et d’en perfectionner la Construction...avec...les pavillons de divers etats, 2 vol. in 1, vol. 1 in 2 parts, titles in red and black with engraved portrait vignettes of Erasmus (title to vol.2 misbound before vol.1 part 2), 22 engraved plates and 34 illustrations in text of ship-building (most plates folding), vol.2 with additional title dated 1718 and with engraved illustration & 90 plates of flags, without the 6 leaves of Table at end (but no catchword on verso of final plate), some light browning, old ink library stamps on verso of first title, contemporary half calf, rubbed, corners a little worn, 4to, Amsterdam, D.Mortier, 1719.
est. £1000 – £1500