Published by Baron Birch for Quotes Ltd, 1993. First Edition. Dimensions : 268mm x 210mm x 15mm. Weight : 0.630kg net. Condition : Good. DJ : Fair.
Vindicatrix, The story of a ship and a Training School, by Roy Derham. Published by Baron Birch for Quotes Limited. First Edition, 1993, Limited Edition of which this is Number 474. Dimensions : 268mm x 210mm x 15mm. 4to 148 medium gloss numbered pages with many black and white lithoplates
ISBN 0 86023 518 1
Condition/Notes : Good. DJ : Fair. The blue linen front board has some light marking to face, bumps to corners and light wear to edges. The back board is similar. The spine has wear to top and tail and some light staining to the bottom edge which runs slightly to lower back board corner. The DJ is sunned with creasing to the front edges and marking to face. 75mm tear runs from top lh corner along the spine edge and a 15mm tear up from the lower lh corner. Toning to the edges. Front fold has toning to edges, wear to top edge and along the lh edge. Price marked £18.00 nett. Back DJ face is plain blue with creasing and large water mark 160mm x 60mm lower quarter. Toning to edges. Back fold with toning to edges and general wear. Front e/p blank white followed by pp, verso Limited Edition Number 474 (hand written in ink). B & W photo of the Vindicatrix (front DJ cover) taken Sept 1953 follows, verso B & W photo of Trainees receiving instruction on pulling a boat. Title page follows with details and Baron MCMXCIII, verso publishing details. Contents follows. Medium gloss pages all clean and undamaged with toning to top edges and very slight to lower edges. Photos and illustrations very good. Binding tight and fully intact. List of Subscribers follows Index. A very interesting and quite rare Limited Edition volume of particular interest to Mariners.