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Memoirs of Hydrography Including Brief Biographies of the Principal Officers who have Served in H.M. Naval Surveying Service Between the Years 1750 and 1885.

By: Dawson (Cdr L.S.) Compiler RP

Price: £75.00

Publisher: 1885 rp 1969,

Seller ID: 586


reprinted as in the original, 2 parts in one volume, attractive half blue cloth. Part 1. 1750 to 1830. (xiv), 133pp, plus 2pp index, 3 portraits. Part 2. 1830 to 1885. (iv), 209pp, plus 2pp index, 4 portraits, engraved plate. AJS: This edition with a new preface and four pages of corrections. An invaluable work of reference, describing the work and achievements of all the significant marine hydrographers and nautical surveyors (254 individuals). The book is divided into two parts, covering the periods 1750-1830 and 1830-85. It is particularly useful in providing information about the lesser-kn... View more info