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The Safegard of Saylers: or, Great Rutter. Containing the Courses, Distances, Soundings, Flouds and Ebbes, with the Markes for the entring of sundry Harboroughs, both of England, France, Spaine, Ireland, Flaunders, and the Sounds of Denmarke, with Other Necessary Rules of Common Navigation. Translated... by Robert Norman... Newly Corrected with Discovery of a new Spits.
Small 4to, A-S4, T2, title within an historiated woodcut border [McKerrow & Ferguson 302], (3), 142 pp, black letter, woodcut diagrams in text, disbound, preserved in a cloth folder and 1/4 morocco slip-case, engraved bookplate of "Harriet Aldrich and Winthrop Williams Aldrich", fineAn English translation of Cornelis Antoniszoon's Het leeskaartboek van Wisbuy, it was first published in 1584 and went through at least 5 editions, all of which are rare. Wing lists only a copy of the 1671 edition at BL. This 1647 edition is unrecorded in all the usual catalogues. It is however alluded to in McKerrow & Ferguson (see above)
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