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Navigation and Nautical Astronomy

By F C Stebbing

1896

Macmillan and Co : London

9" by 6"

xi, 328pp

 

 

 

DETAILS

A technical work of nautical astronomy and navigation by an expert in that field, F C Stebbing.

F C Stebbing was a chaplain and naval instructor of the Royal Navy in addition to bein gan examiner in Navigation and Nautical astronomy to the Greenwich Royal Navy College. This work provides definitions in naval Navigation, the Compass, Sailing Charts, Construction of Figures, Longitude, Latitude, Meridian and Ex-Maridian Altitudes and more.This working reference work also gives examples of mathematical and technical problems relating to navigation, with the answers at the rear. With an inscription addressed to one E J Henley to the front pastedown from someone who was in the Royal Navy. Henley's inscription and address to the verso of front endpaper, 'Eva House, Montefiore Road, Southsea, Portsmouth'.

CONDITION

In the original full cloth binding. Externally, rubbed to the joints and to the spine. Light bumping and rubbing to the extremities. A few light marks to boards. Fading to the gilt at spine. Front hinge is strained but firm. Inscription pasted to the front pastedown. Bookseller's label to the front pastedown, 'The Newington Bookshop Liverpool'. Prior owner's inscription to the verso of front endpaper, 'E J Henley' and their address. Blind stamp to the title page, 'Presentation Copy'. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are generally bright. Scattered spots to the foredge and occasional pages, heavier to the first and last few pages.

Overall Condition: Good

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