Ex-library- stamp of Admiralty Library to title page and verso of fold-out plate of diagrams bound in at front, stamp (D.G.S. Library) to front paste down and title page, stamp (D.N.C. Reference Library) also to title page. Other stamps here and there throughout volume. Pasted in to the front, inelegantly but effectively, is a document marked as ‘Restricted. For Official Use Only. Not to be communicated to anyone outside H.M. Service’: Admiralty Fleet Order AFO 2/58, Lifting Appliances- Tests, Maintenance and Periodical Inspections. This addition is a stapled pamphlet of 22 pages. The book itself is in light blue cloth-coverd boards, gilt motif to front board, gilt titles to spine, 344 pages. Condition: Boards soiled and faded, spine faded and blotchy, librray marks to spine, a somewhat whiffy copy.