Newcastle-on-Tyne: Dunston Iron Works, 1842. Leather bound. 31p with two pages of engravings of anchors. Bound in full dark blue leather. PRESENTATION COPY TO THE UNITED SERVICE CLUB FROM THE AUTHOR. Light wear to edges. A hardcover book in good condition. Item #1230749
1842 promotional brochure issued by Poter & Co. to promote their patent anchors. W.H. Portre developed a new style of anchor and the book consists of testimonials by various seaman and Royal Navy officers who had tested it.