London, HSMO by Eyre and Spottiswoode, 1870. Folio. In contemporary half cloth with the blue printed front wrapper pasted on to front board. Light wear to extremities, and a few brown spots to the first leaves, otherwise fine and clean. 58 pp. + 1 folded coloured plate.
Rare first edition of the official British report on ship wrecks and casualties in United Kingdom's waters for the year 1869.