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SIGNAL CODE AND APPARATUS FOR THE USE OF VESSELS TO FACILITATE THE APPLICATION OF THE RULE OF THE ROAD AND ALSO FOR LIGHT-HOUSE NOMENCLATURE by  William C Seaton - Paperback - First Edition - 1881 - from W. C. Baker Rare Books & Ephemera and Biblio.com

SIGNAL CODE AND APPARATUS FOR THE USE OF VESSELS TO FACILITATE THE APPLICATION OF THE RULE OF THE ROAD AND ALSO FOR LIGHT-HOUSE NOMENCLATURE

by Seaton, William C

Condition: Very good


Quebec: Dawson & Co., 1881. First Edition. Softcover. Very good. 21 pp. plus folding color plate. Original printed wrappers, stitched. Wrappers chipped at spine and edges. Two soft vertical folds (affecting all leaves). Very good.

An excessively rare proposal for an apparatus and system of turning and emergency light signals for maritime vessels and related codes for lighthouses. The attractive frontispiece plate shows the green, yellow, and red-light apparatus in various modes and angles. OCLC records no copies.


  • Bookseller: W. C. Baker Rare Books & Ephemera US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 304
  • Title: SIGNAL CODE AND APPARATUS FOR THE USE OF VESSELS TO FACILITATE THE APPLICATION OF THE RULE OF THE ROAD AND ALSO FOR LIGHT-HOUSE NOMENCLATURE
  • Author: Seaton, William C
  • Format/binding:Softcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Publisher: Dawson & Co.
  • Place: Quebec
  • Date published: 1881
  • Keywords: Canada, Quebec, technology, maritime, nautical, sailing, illustrated
  • Bookseller catalogs: Americana;


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