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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 of the Known World. Together with a particular relation of the shape and appearance at sea of the several headlands, isthmuses, 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 watery 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
Printed by M. Allen for T. Cadell, etc. 1801 - Printed by M. Allen for T. Cadell, etc., 1801, 2 volumes. 2nd Edition. 8vo, fine contemporary half mottled calf gilt, red morocco labels, pp. xlii, 43 - 560; [4], 644; with 17 folding engraved charts, a very attractive copy. Rev. John Malham was a prolific Yorkshire-born author who produced other diverse works that include "Navigation Made Easy and Familiar", "Twenty-Two Sermons on Doctrinal and Practical Subjects" and "The Scarcity of Wheat considered". Malham died near London in 1807. (Gentleman's Magazine, Vol 102, 1807, p. 568). [Attributes: Soft Cover]
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