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John Malham
RARE! 1797 NAVAL GAZETTEER Seaman's Complete Guide*Coasts of the Known World
Boston: W. Spotswood and J. Nancrede, 1797. Attention Collectors!!! You are bidding on a super rare hardcover book titled THE NAVAL GAZETTEER or SEAMAN'S COMPLETE GUIDE. Containing a full and Accurate Account, Alphabetically Arranged, of the Several Coasts of all the Countries and Islands in the Known World:Showing Their Latitude, Longitude, Description of the Several Bays, Capes, Channels, Coves, Creeks, Currents, Gulfs, Harbours, Havens, Lakes, Oceans, Races, Rivers, Roads, Rocks, Sands, Shoals, Sounds, Straits, Tides, Variation of the compass, etc, etc. TOGETHER WITH A PARTICULAR RELATION OF THE SHAPE AND APPEARANCE AT SEA OF THE SEVERAL HEADLANDS, ISTHMUSSES, PENINSULAS, POINTS, PROMONTORIES, AND WHATEVER IS OF USE OR IMPORTANCE TO THE MASTER, PILOT, COMMANDER, OR SEAMAN OF ANY SHIP OR VESSEL, IN NAVIGATING THE WATRY ELEMENT. : ALSO COMPREHENDING AMPLE DIRECTIONS FOR SAILING INTO OR OUT OF THE DIFFERENT PORTS, STRAITS, AND HARBOURS OF THE FOUR QUARTERS OF THE WORLD, AND FOR AVOIDING DANGERS ON THE VARIOUS AND EXTENDED COASTS; IN WHICH MORE THAN TWELVE THOUSAND DISTINCT NAMES OF PLACES, &C. ARE TREATED OF AND EXPLAINED. By the Rev. John Malham, Author of Navigation Made Easy And Familiar, And Other Works on Naval Affairs. This is Volume II only of a two volume set. This is the scarce and collectible First American Edition. Printed in Boston for W. Spotswood and J. Nancrede. This book was printed just a few short years after the Unites States achieved its independence. That's right, this book is from 1797!!!! Please note: The title page also states that the book is illust … [Klicken Sie unten für eine ausführliche Beschreibung]
Verkäufer: Ron's Book Nook (ron-likes-history) [Glenmoore, Pennsylvania, United States]
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