Annapolis MD: United States Naval Institute, 1918.
First Edition. Hardcover. Good with no dust jacket. Item #13827
Toned, edge foxing, pencil notes and lining, owner's signature, otherwise light wear. Solid hardcover. ; "... prepared for the use of Midshipmen at the U S Naval Academy for the purpose of an introduction to the underlying theory of steam engineering in general, together with some knowledge of the adiabatic and isothermal relations of the so-called perfect gas and air." - USNI Proceedings. Creased fold-outs in rear. Ownership signature of Midshipman Dew Wisdom Eberle, Class of 1921. Eberle, nephew of then Academy Superintendent Admiral E W Eberle, died of an auto accident in 1928 while assigned to Annapolis as Instructor in Naval Aeronautics. Ephemeral paper "Lesson Sheet (2) of First Class First Term 1919-1920 Subject - Marine Engineering" is laid in, well folded with calculations and checkmarks in pencil. Uncommon First Edition of this classic US Navy textbook. ; 234 pages.