Roy8vo, IX. 193pp. Hardcover, black cloth boards, gilt title on spine in mint condition with d/w protected by clear archival covering, text in excellent condition with a neat prior owner’s stamp on ffep. A wordwide survey of the vessels, techniques and development of the towage business. Conveys the skills and hazards involved in tug work along with practical and technical information as well as with multiple b/w and coloured photographs throughout.