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Sailing in a Nutshell. Third Edition

By: BOYLE, Patrick ELDRITCH, First Lord Spoonhandle.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Methuen, London, 1949,:

Seller ID: 107680


BOYLE, Patrick. Sailing in a Nutshell : A Treatise in a Small Compass (Mariner's) on the Sea and how to Sail about it. With illustrations by the author and an introduction by Eldritch, First Lord Spoonhandle. London : Methuen, (1949). Third Edition. Pp 114. 8vo, blue cloth, darker blue lettering to front and spine. Toy 5521. An early example of that most English genre, thehumorous (yet marginally useful) introduction to seamanship. Here illustra ted with the author's Dick Tracy-like drawings. Chapters : 1. What's What in Yachts; 2. Buying a Yacht; 3. Fitting Out; 4. Sailing; 5. Sea English; 6.... View more info

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Peabody Museum Collection of Navigating Instruments. ltd ed.

By: BREWINGTON, M.V

Price: $500.00

Publisher: Peabody Museum, 1963,:

Seller ID: 42855


BREWINGTON, M.V. The Peabody Museum Collection of Navigating Instruments with Notes on their Makers. Salem, Mass.: Peabody Museum, 1963. Pp 154, frontis., [56] pp plates. Large 8vo, navy cloth. Toy 2583. One of an edition limited to 1000 copies. A catalogue of the Peabody's Museum's collection of navigating instruments, including those of the great Nathaniel Bowditch, one of the early leaders of the East India Marine Society. A partial transcription of the table of contents gives a sense of the great breadth of the Museum's holdings: Quadrants, Astrolabes, Cross Staves, Davis Quadrants, Hadley... View more info

Deviation and the Deviascope. 8th ed. in dj.

By: BROWN, Charles H.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Brown, Son & Ferguson, 1961,:

Seller ID: 29371


BROWN, Captain Charles H. Deviation and the Deviascope including the practice and theory of Compass Adjustment. Revised by H.H. Brown. Glasgow : Brown, Son & Ferguson, (1961). Eighth Edition. Pp 228. Illustrated. Fldg Charts.8vo, red cloth. Toy 2684. Name, slightly cocked, else vg in nicked, unclip ped dj. 30.00 View more info

Shoreline and Sextant : Practical Coastline Navigation.. 1st US in dj

By: BUDLONG, John P.

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1977,:

Seller ID: 26569


BUDLONG, John P. Shoreline and Sextant : Practical Coastline Navigation. N.Y.: Van Nostrand Reinhold, (1977). First Printing. Pp 214. Illustrated. Lg 8vo, green cloth. Toy 2686. Chapters : 1. Introduction; 2. Tools of the Trade; 3. Charts; 4. Lights and Buoys; 5. The Compass; 6. Dead Reckoning; 7. Figuring the Current; 8. Dead Reckoning with Current; 9. Bearings; 10. The Sextant as Rangefinder. Vg in dj. 32.00 View more info

Manual of Modern Navigation. Being a review of the Modern Principles and Practice of Astronomical Position-finding at Sea, non-mathematically treated.Second Edition

By: BURTON, S.M.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Brown, Son & Ferguson, Glasgow, 1944,:

Seller ID: 81720


BURTON, S.M. A Manual of Modern Navigation. Being a review of the Modern Principles and Practice of Astronomical Position-finding at Sea, non-mathematically treated. Also a list of all formulae, etc., commonly used in practical navigation, and various other notes bearing on the subject. Glasgow : Brown, Son & Ferguson, Ltd., Publishers, (1944). Second Edition, Third (?) Printing. Pp [i]-viii,[1]-120. Illustrated. 8vo, red cloth, gilt to front board and spine. Spine sunned, slightly cocked, name, else very good. 15.00 View more info

Magnetic Compass Deviation and Correction : A Manual of the Theory of the Deviations and Mechanical Corrections of Magnetic Compasses in Ships

By: DENNE, W.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Brown, Son & Ferguson, Glasgow, 1968,:

Seller ID: 85809


DENNE, W. Magnetic Compass Deviation and Correction : A Manual of the Theory of the Deviations and Mechanical Corrections of Magnetic Compasses in Ships. Glasgow : Brown, Son & Ferguson, Limited, (1968). Second Edition. Pp [i]-xx,1-160,(2),+ 4 folding tables. Illustrated. Index. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Name, else very good in rubbed dustjacket (tears to spine, penned name). 20.00 View more info

Practical Navigation for the Yachtsman. 2nd US in dj

By: DEVEREUX, Frederick L., Jr. MIKULSKI, Richard

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Norton, 1972,:

Seller ID: 28635


DEVEREUX, Frederick L., Jr. Practical Navigation for the Yachtsman. Illustrated by Richard Mikulski. N.Y.: W.W. Norton, (1972). Second Printing. Pp 316. Illustrated. 8vo, green cloth. Morris & Howland p.44. The dustjacket states "Revised Edition". Chapters : 1. Earth and Its Coordinates; 2. Charts; 3. The Magnetic Compass; 4. Position; 5. Plotting and Labeling; 6. Time; 7.Tide, Current, Leeway, Wind; 8. Marine Electronics; 9. Introduction to Cel estial Navigation; 10. Celestial Bodies; 11. Almanacs; 12. The Marine Sextant; 13. Sextant Altitude Corrections; 14. Sight Reduction Methods; ... View more info

Munro's Electricity and the Magnetic Compass. 3rd ed.

By: EARL, G.E., Capt. and Capt. J.W.S. TAYLOR TAYLOR, J.W.S., Capt.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: James Munro & Co., Glasgow, 0,:

Seller ID: 95246


EARL, G.E., Capt. and Capt. J.W.S. TAYLOR. Munro's Electricity and the Magnetic Compass. Glasgow: James Munro & Co., [n.d. - 1950s?]. Third Edition. Pp. [1]-253,(3) of ads. Illustrated. Model deviascope to front pastedown. 8vo, brown cloth with yellow lettering to front and spine. With 23-page appendix laid in at rear. Name to front pastedown, else very good. 18.00 View more info

Navigation for Yachtsmen : A Concise Treatise on Navigation and Nautical Astronomy, illustrating the most modern methods and specially designed for the use of Yachtsmen. soiled.

By: ENGLISH, Vincent John

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Horace Cox, London, 1906,:

Seller ID: 76929


ENGLISH, Vincent John. Navigation for Yachtsmen : A Concise Treatise on Navigation and Nautical Astronomy, illustrating the most modern methods and specially designed for the use of Yachtsmen. London: Horace Cox, 1906. First Printing. Pp. [i]-xvi,[1]-342,(10) of ads at rear, + 10 folding charts. 8vo, navy blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Not in Toy. Contents: 1. Introduction; 2. Algebra; 3. Decimal Fractions; 4. Logarithms; 5-6. Plane Trigonometry; 7. Definitions and Astronomical Diagrams; 8. Spherical Trigonometry; 9. Magnetism and the Mariners' Compass; 10. Log and Lead; 11. Dead Rec... View more info

Thataway : The Story of the Magnetic Compass. in dustjacket

By: EYSTER, Bill

Price: $22.50

Publisher: A.S. Barnes, South Brunswick, N.J, 1970,:

Seller ID: 29877


EYSTER, Bill. Thataway: The Story of the Magnetic Compass. South Brunswick,N.J. : A.S. Barnes, (1970). Pp 184. 8vo, blue cloth. A popular history of the development of the compass, chronicling the well-known contributions offigures such as Prince Henry of Portugal, and the lesser-known influence o f peripheral characters like the American prohibitionist Carrie Nation. Very good in rubbed dustjacket. 22.50 View more info

Steady as She Goes : A History of the Compass Department of the Admiralty. in dj.

By: FANNING, A.E

Price: $60.00

Publisher: HMSO / Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1986, ISBN:0112904254:

Seller ID: 38611


FANNING, A.E. Steady As She Goes : A History of the Compass Department of the Admiralty. London : Her Majesty's Stationery Office, (1986). First Edition. Pp [i]-xlv,(1),[1]-462, frontis. Illustrated. Index. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. "The Admiralty Compass Observatory was established in 1842, and is one of the oldest Government Scientific Establishments. This fascinating history of an Admiralty Department has been painstakingly compiled from the mammoth amount of material in the Observatory's archives andelsewhere, much of which had never been sorted and catalogued before. I... View more info

Sailing for Beginners. First Revised Edition in dustjacket.

By: FARNHAM, Moulton H.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Collier Books, New York, 1981, ISBN:0025371401:

Seller ID: 63907


FARNHAM, Moulton H. Sailing for Beginners : Revised and Updated. New York :Collier Books / London: Collier Macmillan Publishers, (1981). First Revise d Edition. Pp. (6),vii-xiii,[1],1-257,[1]. Double column. Illustrated with b&w photos and diagrams throughout. Large 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Toy 2097. See Morris & Howland p.50. The front of the dustjacket has Sailing for Beginners : The Complete Illustrated Guide : Revised & Updated. Farnham, was at the time, editor-at-large of Boating Magazine. A beginner's guide to sailing, with information on anchoring and docking, navig... View more info

Fell's Official Guide to Small Boat Navigation.

By: FARRELL, Charles

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Fredreick Fell Publishers, Inc., New York, 1974,:

Seller ID: 79813


FARRELL, Charles. Fell's Official Guide to Small Boat Navigation. New York : Fredreick Fell Publishers, Inc., (1974). New Printing. Pp (10),[1]-134. Illustrated. 8 vo, green cloth, lettering in black on spine. Contents : 1. The Motor Boat Act. 2. Compasses and Compass Error. 3. The Rules of the Road. 4. How to Read Charts. 5. Navigational Aids. 6. Weather and Storm Warnings. 7. Dead Reckoning – Piloting. 8. Electronic Navigation. 9. The Intracoastal Waterway - Where to Buy Charts. 10. Boat Handling. 11. Rough Water Sailing. 12. Let's Take a Trip. 13. Nautical Terminology. Very good in slig... View more info

Ship's Compass : Including General Magnetism; Theory, Practice and Calculations Relating to Magnetic and Gyro Compasses. First Edition

By: GRANT, G. A. A. and J. KLINKERT KLINKERT, J.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Routledge and Kegan Paul, London, 1952,:

Seller ID: 82695


GRANT, G. A. A. and J. KLINKERT. The Ship's Compass : Including General Magnetism; Theory, Practice and Calculations Relating to Magnetic and Gyro Compasses. Revised by J. Klinkert. London : Routledge and Kegan Paul, (1952). First Edition. Pp. (4),v-xiii,(1),1-436, including frontispiece, + 16 p. ofplates. 8vo, blue cloth. Chapters : 1. Magnetism; 2. Terrestrial Magnetism ; 3. Marine Compasses and Equipment; 4 The Ship's Magnetism; 5 The Forces Causing Deviation with the Ship Upright; 6. Heeling Error; 7. Practical Compass Adjustment; 8. Calculations Relating to the Compass; 9. The Gyro Compas... View more info

Ship's Compass : Including General Magnetism; Theory, Practice and Calculations Relating to Magnetic and Gyro Compasses. 2nd ed in dj.

By: GRANT, G. A. A. and J. KLINKERT KLINKERT, J.

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Routledge and Kegan Paul, London, 1970,:

Seller ID: 82694


GRANT, G. A. A. and J. KLINKERT. The Ship's Compass : Including General Magnetism; Theory, Practice and Calculations Relating to Magnetic and Gyro Compasses. Revised by J. Klinkert. London : Routledge and Kegan Paul, (1970). Second Edition. Pp 603. Illustrated with numerous technical diagrams to text. 8vo, blue cloth. A couple instances of sparse pencilled underlining, name inked to front pastedown, else vg in nicked, corner-clipped (but not price-clipped) dj. (The jacket has had "tape-strengthening" done on the verso, to the edges and the folds, so as to prevent further nicking). 55.0... View more info

Survey of Northern and Northwestern Lakes. April 1938. War Department Corpsof Engineers. Bulletin No. 47.

By: Great Lakes

Price: $25.00

Publisher: U.S. Lake Survey Office, Detroit, Mich., 1938,:

Seller ID: 88844


(Great Lakes). Survey of Northern and Northwestern Lakes. April 1938. War Department Corps of Engineers. Bulletin No. 47. Detroit, Mich.: U.S. Lake Survey Office, (1938). Pp [1]-488,+ 2 folding tables. Index. Large 8vo, tan printed card covers. To supplement the information given upon the charts of the Great Lakes and issued with those charts from the U.S. Lake Survey Office, Detroit, Mich. The bulletin supersedes all previous bulletins for the above-named waters. The Great Lakes, their harbors, channels, and navigable tributaries. Contents : Preface – Lake Survey Organization and Duties; Ai... View more info

Modern Navigation : A Text-Book of Navigation and Nautical Astronomy adapted to the Course for Cadets of the Royal Navy and the Syllabus of the Board of Education. Second Edition.

By: HALL, William Organized Science Series

Price: $60.00

Publisher: W.B. Clive, University Tutorial Press, London, 1909,:

Seller ID: 100771


HALL, William. Modern Navigation : A Text-Book of Navigation and Nautical Astronomy adapted to the Course for Cadets of the Royal Navy and the Syllabus of the Board of Education. London: W.B. Clive, University Tutorial Press,1909. SECOND EDITION. Pp. (2),iii-vii,(1),[1]-240,xv-lxxxix,(1),(16) of ad s. 8vo, navy blue cloth with pressed title to front board, gilt title to spine. A volume in The Organized Science Series. Contents: 1. Solid and Spherical Geometry; 2. Spherical Trigonometry; 3. Solution of Triangles; 4. Right-Angled and Right-Sided Triangles; 5. Other Formulae of the Triangle; 6. N... View more info

History of the Practice of Navigation. rev ed in dj.

By: HEWSON, J.B., Commander

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Brown, Son & Ferguson, 1963,:

Seller ID: 32470


HEWSON, J.B., Commander. A History of the Practice of Navigation. Glasgow: Brown, Son & Ferguson, (1963). Revised Edition. Pp 270. Large 8vo, blue cloth. Toy 2572. A solid and detailed survey of the history of navigation. Contents include: Part I- "Charts and Sailing Directions", "The Compass", "Navigational Instruments"; Part II- "Finding of Latitude", "Variation of the Compass", "Log Line and Log Book", "Navigation by Latitude and Dead Reckoning", "Longitude". Light shelfwear, else very good in rubbed, nicked, short-closed-torn,... View more info

Navigation for Masters.

By: HOUSE, David.

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Witherby & Co Ltd, London, 1995, ISBN:1856090736:

Seller ID: 81719


HOUSE, David. Navigation for Masters. London : Witherby & Co Ltd, (1995). First Edition. Pp [i]-xx,1-418,(2). Illustrated. Index. 8vo, illustrated blue paper covered boards. Contents : 1. Bridge Procedures. 2. Navigation in Port. 3. Passage Planning (Casual). 4. Ocean Passage Planning. 5. Ocean Routing. 6. Ocean Currents, 7. Ice Navigation. 8. Tropical Revolving Storms. 9.SAR Navigation & GMDSS. 10. Marine Helicopter Operations. 11. Offshore Nav igation. 12. The Calculations. 13. Navigational Charts & Publications. Navigational Self Examiner. Very good. Uncommon. 70.00 View more info

Varieties of Sailing Vessels and Names of Masts, Spars, Sails, Standing andRunning Rigging, &c., &c. also How to Learn to Box the Mariner's Compass

By: Imray, Laurie, Norie & Wilson

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Imray, Laurie, Norie & Wilson, Ltd., Chart and Nautical Book Publishers, London, 1900,:

Seller ID: 105160


(Imray, Laurie, Norie & Wilson, Ltd.). Varieties of Sailing Vessels and Names of Masts, Spars, Sails, Standing and Running Rigging, &c., &c. also How to Learn to Box the Mariner's Compass. New and Improved Edition. (London) :Imray, Laurie, Norie & Wilson, Ltd., Publishers of Chart and Nautical Work s, 156, Minories, E., "Nearly opposite the Aldgate Metropolitan Railway Station", n.d. [ca 1900]. Pp [1]-24,(2). Illustrations in text. 8vo, printed paper-covered boards, cloth spine. Cover title: Sailing Vessels : How to Distinguish Their Different Rigs, with Names of Masts, Spars, Sails, S... View more info