No, today I thought I'd talk about a hodge-podge of stuff. A mish-mosh, if you will. A veritable potpourri of ephemera goodness. :D
this). I have the 1963 printing, but it was first written in 1938. What's hysterical about it (and was probably already hysterical when the students in 1963 were reading it) is the fact that they didn't bother updating the illustrations! This hairstyle was already 25 years old then, which would be like a textbook today containing a "big hair" spiral perm style from 1987! Of course, this is all fine with me, because I love these illustrations. This book was a major score.
So there you have it - a wonderfully arbitrary collection of items (except for the press - I just got it yesterday and had to share it with you!). You may now resume drooling over various ship-related ephemera. :D