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An Universal Dictionary of the Marine  -  William Falconer

£500.00

  • An Universal Dictionary of the Marine  -  William Falconer

An Universal Dictionary of the Marine – William Falconer

Falconer, William
London, printed for T.Cadell, 1784

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or, a copious explanation of the technical terms and phrases employed in the construction, equipment, furniture, machinery, movements, and military operations of A Ship.  illustrated with variety of original designs, in different situations,  together with separate views of their masts, sails, yards, and rigging.  to which is annexed, a translation of the French sea-terms and phrases, collected from the works of Messrs. Du Hamel, Aubin, Saverien, etc.   a new edition, corrected

London, printed for T.Cadell, 1784

4to [27x22cm]. unpaginated, but ca.480 pages

a little foxing and marking, but generally a good clean copy, complete with the twelve folding plates. in an attractive modern binding of cloth spine over marbled paper boards, with red leather spine title-label. professional strengthening repairs to title-page and following three leaves