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The New American Practical Navigator

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The New American Practical Navigator

by Bowditch, Nathaniel

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New York: E.M. Blunt and Samuel A. Burtus, 1817. New York: E.M. Blunt, printed by Samuel A. Burtus, 1817. Fourth edition, first stereotype edition, stated. 8vo. Full leather binding, leather spine label, xiv, 1 pp. advertisement, verso directions to the binder with plate placement, 12 engraved plates including map of the Atlantic Ocean, complete. 274 pp., plus 597 pp. tables/appendix, plus 7 pp. of handwritten notes laid in on the tables and additional handwritten tables showing the distance of the Sun, all by the book's owner in a period hand, plus 7 pp. advertising. One of the handwritten tables is pasted over a page of advertising. Includes ephemera found within the book: a segment of "The Omnipresence of the Deity" by Robert Montgomery and the internal signature of a "William Jenney" in a period hand. Rubbing to boards. Foxing from heavy to very light. The map of the Atlantic Ocean is complete and in very good condition. Overall very good.. Signed - Association Copy. Fourth Edition. Leather. Very Good. Illus. by Illustrated. 8vo.


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The New American Practical Navigator
Bowditch, Nathaniel
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Fourth Edition
E.M. Blunt and Samuel A. Burtus
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
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Association copy
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The page bound on the left side of a book, opposite to the recto page.
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Full page illustration or photograph. Plates are printed separately from the text of the book, and bound in at production. I.e.,... [More]
spine label
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