A selection from the Scott Library and other books of navigation and marine science; the property of the Royal Institution of Naval Architects (catalogue for an auction conducted by Christie, Manson & Woods Ltd, London, 4-5 December 1974)
London, Christie, Manson & Woods, 1974
(24 cm), 161 (1) pp., colour frontispiece,  leaves of plates (some folding), text illustrations (59 illustrations in total). 523 lots. List of prices realised and buyers’ names loosely inserted. Publisher’s printed wrappers. - Among top prices were the first and second editions of Dudley’s Arcano del mare (£8400 and £9000 respectively). ¶ Unmarked copy. The white wrapper lightly fingerstained.