THE YACHTMAN AND COASTER'S BOOK OF REFERENCE, GIVING COURSES AND DISTANCES, WITH THE RELATIVE BEARINGS OF THE LIGHT HOUSES AND LIGHT SHIPS, FROM CAPE HATTERAS TO ST. JOHN'S, N.B. WITH RELIABLE SAILING DIRECTIONS FOR SEVENTY-FIVE HARBORS AND PORTS
Hartford, CT; Case, Lockwood & Brainard Company, 1879. Second Edition. Hardcover no dj. xxii+13-106pp+3pp adverts. Condition is Fair only. Black boards are very worn and soiled, the fabric is cracked in places, and there is bumping and fraying at the extremities. Penned owner markings on front pastedown and ffep. Pages are still held by the binding, but there is a large binding crack at the title page. There are black marks, primarily to the margins of the endpapers, and to the page edges that make it appear that this book was near a fire at some point. Internally reasonably clean considering the other problems, with toning and some minor foxing. "The author...experience of nearly thirty years coasting and yachting...felt the need of some suitable reference book which would correctly answer the multitude of questions tthat are constantly arising with reference to courses, distances, bearings, etc on the part of yachtmen." (cfm)
- Pratt, Wm. A.
- Date of publication
- Case, Lockwood & Brainard Company
- Hard Cover
- 2nd edition
- Price: $25.00