Tall 8°. original colour illustrated title page,  introduction and index, [32 pp.] index,  blank, colour lithographed plates numbered 25-36,  title, colour lithographed plates numbered 37-132,  unnumbered colour plate,  title, colour lithographed plates numbered 134-136, , 15 pp. advertisements with black and white illustrations within text, original grey cloth binging with gilt embossed title and decoration on the cover and gilt embossed title on the spine, back original yellow endpapers printed, original corrections from 1913 on pink paper mounted on first free edpaper (binding slightly bumped on the corners, endpapers with minor staining and tiny tears in the gutter, otherwise in a very good, clean condition).
An informative and decorative book represents over 2000 house flags and funnels from all over the world, printed in colours. Some images are left blank for further annotations or corrections. This is a corrected and enlarged version of the first edition, issued in 1904. Our copy has inserted a pasted-down correction from 1913 for the Funnels of the Hamburg South American S. S. Company.