Protocols of Proceedings of the International Marine Conference Held in Washington, D. C. , United States of America, October 16 to December 31, 1889 (I-II) ; Reports of the Committees and Report of the United States Deleg

Washington: Government Printing Office, 1890. First Edition. Original cloth. Octavos. over 1,900 pages. Good to very good.

Three volume report on this conference of international maritime powers. The aim was to revise and amend rules, regulations and practice of vessels at sea and navigation generally; to adopt a uniform system of marine signals with particular reference to signaling in fog; to compare and discuss various systems of life-saving and property salvage from shipwrecks; to devise methods of reporting, marking, and removing wrecks; and to establish uniform means of conveying storm warnings and other information to mariners. Uniformly bound in olive green cloth over boards with spines titled in gilt, circular seal of the conference in gilt at center of upper boards. Bindings show various mild rubs at extremities, some spotting to cloth. Hinges remain sound, interiors near fine.

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Price: $75

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