THE YOUNG SEA OFFICER'S SHEET ANCHOR
by Darcy Lever
Published by M. Carey & Sons. 1st USA. 1819
Good condition. Or, a Hey to the Leading of Riggins, and to Practical Seamanship. With an appendix containing several figures illustrative of novelties and improvements in rigging. The First Philadelphia, From the Second London Edition. 1st US Edition. Green cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations.
Re-bound with new endpapers. Title page worn and repaired professionally with Japanese paper. It is possible that some of the prelims may be missing i.e. pages i to vi (first numbered page is vii). Plates to face page 7 and 18/19 missing else all other plates present. Damp staining to contents especially towards the end. Contents still quite readable. A good working copy. Reduced from Â£400.
Stock no. 815466
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