'Brown's Practical Pocket-Book for Merchant Seaman was published in 1946 to provide seamen with "those odd little bits of information which cannot always be found just when they are wanted". Contents includes 'Ropes, Tackles, Blocks, Chains, etc.', 'Metals - Weights of Metals, etc.', 'Specific Gravities, Weights and Measures, etc.', 'Paints, Oils, Varnishes, etc.', 'Miscellaneous Extracts from Official Pamphlets', and more. Includes diagrams.
Book in good condition, with a small inscription on the dust jacket.