The Yacht[s]man and Coaster’s Book of Reference, giving courses and distances, with the relative bearings of the light houses and light ships, from Cape Hatteras to St.John’s, NB, with reliable sailing directions for seventy-five harbors and ports. as compiled from the latest U.S. Coast Surveys.
Pratt, Wm. A.
Hartford, Conn., 1879
first published in 1878, this popular sailing guide to the American eastern seaboard went through several editions, changing its title to ‘The New American Coast Pilot’ in the 1880’s
second edition. revised, corrected, and enlarged. ppxxii, 14-106. 3 advert pages. plate showing the compass rose
some browning and marginal soiling, from practical use, but a good copy in the original black cloth lettered and decorated in red