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The Elements of Navigation; Containing the Theory and Practice. With the Necessary Tables, and Compendiums for finding the Latitude and Longitude at Sea. To which is added, a Treatise of Marine Fortification. . . 1-2.
London, Printed for C. Nourse 1786. First edition. (4), XXXII, (4), IX-XII, (8), 400; (4), 392, 76 pp. + 16 folding engraved plates (of which 5 are maps, 2 celstial). Many diagrams, figures and engraved headpieces. Near contemporary full calf, spines sparsely gilt. Small damages to head and foot of spines, one leaf with tear, back free end-paper of vol. 1 torn out. Overall a very good copy. The standard textbook on navigation for the eighteenth century British navy. It was reprinted many times.
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