A Guide to Practical Navigation. Containing the Rules and Methods of Solving Problems in the Most Practical Manner; the Simplest and Most Complete Method for Finding a Ship's Position at Sea, as Well as a Thoroughly Approved Method of Finding the Latitude and Longitude at the Same Instant of Time. By Double Altitudes

By: McNevin, Captain Edmund

Price: $150.00

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Book Condition: Fair


1st ed., 8vo, original black cloth with a mariner’s compass blocked on upper cover, leather spine and corners. 324 pp. [16 advts] + one leaf with a Mariner’s Compass inserted between pages [8]-9 and four pages of testimonials inserted before the title leaf. Profusely illustrated with charts and nautical tables. Captain Edmund McNevin was born in Ireland left for the US in 1847 on The Great Western. For nearly twenty-five years he commanded a variety of ships. He moved to San Francisco in 1874 and opened a school for Navigation. This is one of several authoritative nautical works he published. ##### Condition: Fair. Substantial wear to covers, large 2” chip missing at top of spine. Text block is clean and tight overall, with only occasional light soiling or foxing. The insert at front has McNevin’s business stamp at upper right. “E. McNevin, Marine Surveyor and Expert. French Interpreter.” Inside the back cover is a holographic list of adjustments for chronometers.

Title: A Guide to Practical Navigation. Containing the Rules and Methods of Solving Problems in the Most Practical Manner; the Simplest and Most Complete Method for Finding a Ship's Position at Sea, as Well as a Thoroughly Approved Method of Finding the Latitude and Longitude at the Same Instant of Time. By Double Altitudes

Author Name: McNevin, Captain Edmund

Categories: Reference, Sea and Sailing,

Edition: 1st edition

Publisher: San Francisco: , A. L. Bancroft & Company: 1878

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fair

Item: 3.00 lbs

Seller ID: k200614b

Keywords: sea, seafaring, sailing, navigation, navy, surveying