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1 SOMERVILLE, Boyle T., Rear Admiral, comp. WOODHOUSE, A.F.B., Commander, rev. Ocean Passages for the World
Hydrographic Department, Admiralty, London, 1950, 
SOMERVILLE, Boyle T., Rear Admiral, comp. Ocean Passages for the World. Compiled by Rear Admiral Boyle T. Somerville. Revised by Commander A.F.B. Woodhouse. London: published by the Hydrographic Department, Admiralty, to be obtained from the Agents for the sale of Admiralty Charts, etc., 1950. Second Edition. Pp. (6),5-368,(2), + 8 folding charts in rear pocket, + 24 p. supplement also tucked into pocket. Double column. Tall 8vo, blue cloth with gilt decoration to front, gilt lettering to front and spine. A thorough, handy reference for seafarers and captains, detailing the primary shipping lanes throughout the world's seas, with reference to winds and weather patterns, ocean currents, threat of ice in the lanes, &c., &c., as well as general remarks regarding sailing directions, distances, ports of call, &c., &c. Includes eight folding charts detailing the routes contained herein. To which is included Supplement No. 2 (1960), relating to the volume corrected to5th December 196, featuring numerous corrections to the original text, as well as amendments. Faint damp soiling to front board, minor bumping to spine ends and corners, previous owner's name stamp to front pastedown and ffep, else vg. 200.00

Price: 200.00 CDN
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