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A Treatise on Practical Seamanship.

By: Hutchinson (W.) PB

Price: £25.00

Publisher: 1777 rp 1979,

Seller ID: 8055


viii + xiv + 214pp, 11 plates (one folding), large format (26cm x 21.5cm),ûthis copy supplied as a sewn book block, untrimmed, in paper wrappers,ûsuitable for binding of your choice. AJS: This serviceable manual was written in 1777 at a time ofûunprecedented naval expansion to guide the aspiring officer in allûsituations at sea, and it provides the necessary detail on how to manouvreûa square rigged vessel without the use of an engine or other man-madeûaids.ûOther editions in 1791 and 1794.ûThis edition with an introduction by Morin Scott. View more info