Blue cloth-covered boards, gilt decoration and titles. One of the Navy Record Society’s publications. This is Volume 1 of the Miscellany, which in turn was Volume XX of the Society’s series of publications. Large octavo/quarto borderline (9.6″ tall). Note that the Navy Records Society makes no distinction between early and later printings of books that it keeps in print; this copy, while carrying the publication date of 1902, is clearly a relatively recent printing. Condition: A very slight knocking to one corner, some pencilled (previous seller’s?) notes to the rear free end paper, otherwise an excellent copy.