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The Young Sea Officer's Sheet Anchor  -  Darcy Lever

£350.00

  • The Young Sea Officer's Sheet Anchor  -  Darcy Lever

The Young Sea Officer’s Sheet Anchor – Darcy Lever

Lever, Darcy
London, sold by John Richardson….., [1819]

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or a key to the leading of rigging and to practical seamanship.  with an appendix containing several figures illustrative of novelties and improvements in rigging, etc., etc.

London, sold by John Richardson….., [1819]

new [2nd and best] edition. 4to. [25x20cm]. ppxii 124

not the freshest of copies, and priced accordingly, with some marking and staining (not severe) throughout, in a rather worn, but sound contemporary quarter roan leather binding. apparently lacking any preliminary pages prior to ix (with ix/x bound in at the end, before the Dictionary of Sea Terms), but with the engraved title-page and with all 113 engraved plates present, illustrating in all over 600 figures