The Art of Navigation in England (1958)

David W Waters

The Art of Navigation in England

Published: London, Hollis and Carter, 1958

Date: 1958

London Hollis and Carter 1958, 1958. Book Condition: fine. 1st edition. xxxix, 696 pp. Blue cloth in a fine dust jacket. 8vo with black and white plates and illustrations in text. A history of the art of navigation that includes in detail, the changes in navigational practice, in shipboard life, in the training of men and the fitting out of ships, in the making of instruments and the writing of books of instruction. Uncommon.

Study of how the early colonists reached America and how they carried on their trade. A most comprehensive work by an authoritative naval historian.

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