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The Admiralty Hydrographic Service 1795-1919.

By: Day (Vice Ad Sir A.)

Price: £95.00

Publisher: 1967,

Seller ID: 2853


378pp, frontis, 13 plates (2 folding), 29 figs, endpaper maps, attractiveûcopy, dw. AJS: This work is a continuation of Dawson's Memoirs of Hydrography. Theûopening chapter, which summarizes the period from 1795 to 1884, retracesûDawson's narrative; the succeeding chapters, conforming to his scheme,ûembody biographical notes on four Hydrographers...Wharton, Field, Purey-ûCust and Parry...and many of the distinguished, often dedicated, officersûwho served afloat and... View more info