By Edward Loggan
London   Baily Brothers
8" by 5.5" vii, 63pp
A very scarce copy of the first edition of Edward Loggan's interesting and instructional work on navigation.
By Edward Loggan

1851 The Latitude and Course Corrector, With Many Useful Improvements in Navigation

London   Baily Brothers
8" by 5.5" vii, 63pp
A very scarce copy of the first edition of Edward Loggan's interesting and instructional work on navigation.
£70.00
: 0.5kgs / : 638P36

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First Edition, Illustrated, Publishers' Original Binding, Very Scarce

The first edition of this work. A very scarce work. This work was written with the intended of assisting the mariner in determining his latitude, especially if there is cloudy weather. Written by Edward Loggan. Loggan was a teacher of navigation and nautical astronomy, and also wrote 'The Mariner's Safeguard'. Illustrated with a frontispiece, and seven plates of diagrams.

Condition

In the original publisher's cloth binding. Externally, generally smart. Some marks to the boards. Light fading to the spine. A little bumping to the head and tail of the spine and to the extremities. A little loss of cloth to the spine. Front hinge is starting after the textblock but remains firm, with a couple of tape repairs. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and generally clean with the odd spot.

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