London: Smith, Elder and Co., 1847. First edition. Hardcover. Item #40372
Foldout frontis of the Gorgon. 112 pages with 16 plates, some as foldouts, plus folded chart in the rear. Chart has been repaired with Japanese paper. Bound in quarter leather over marbled paper covered boards. Spine and hinges have been professionally repaired. Leather title lable on spine is chipped with the ship's name spelled "Gordon." Toning to page edges. Covers show edge wear. Small bookplate. A very good copy.