1835 SAILING Sea Officer Sheet Anchor by Lever Rigging Voyages Ships Illustrated

LEVER, Darcy

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Darcy Lever was an 18th– and early 19th-century British sailor best known for his book ‘The Young Sea Officer’s Sheet Anchor’. This book was the standard work of literature on ship rigging and sailing throughout the 19th-century. Not only are the descriptions tools and rope knots expertly written, the 114 stunning, full-page engravings easily make this work the most desirable work of its kind! The DNB says of this work:

“”had an immediate success and continued for nearly forty years the text-book both in the Royal Navy and in the mercantile marine”.

 

*Worth noting, this work was known to be read studied by President Ulysses S Grant while he attended the Military Academy.

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1835 SAILING Sea Officer Sheet Anchor by Lever Rigging Voyages Ships Illustrated

 

Darcy Lever was an 18th– and early 19th-century British sailor best known for his book ‘The Young Sea Officer’s Sheet Anchor’. This book was the standard work of literature on ship rigging and sailing throughout the 19th-century. Not only are the descriptions tools and rope knots expertly written, the 114 stunning, full-page engravings easily make this work the most desirable work of its kind! The DNB says of this work:

“”had an immediate success and continued for nearly forty years the text-book both in the Royal Navy and in the mercantile marine”.

 

*Worth noting, this work was known to be read studied by President Ulysses S Grant while he attended the Military Academy.

 

Item number: #16504

Price: $950

 

LEVER, Darcy

 

The Young Sea Officer’s Sheet Anchor … With an appendix containing several figures illustrative of novelties and improvements in rigging, etc

 

London : Sold by John Richardson, etc, [1835].

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages
    • XII, [2], 124
    • 114 full-page engravings, plus engraved title page
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Leather; tight and secure
  • Size: ~10.75in X 8.75in (27.5cm x 22.5cm)

 

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Category

Literature

Authors

LEVER, Darcy

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

English

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete