1849 Kedge Anchor SAILING Manual Ships Navigation Nautical Sails Illustrated

BRADY, William

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William Brady’s ‘Kedge-Anchor’ is a rare, mid-19th-century sailor’s manual written to provide practical assistance to boatmen and sailors. According to title page, as well as the extensive contents itself, this book contains discussions and tips on rigging sails, making knots, notable nautical terms, stopping leaks, firearms, navigation, and much, much more. This impressive work contains numerous full-page and small, in-text engravings.

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1849 Kedge Anchor SAILING Manual Ships Navigation Nautical Sails Illustrated

 

William Brady’s ‘Kedge-Anchor’ is a rare, mid-19th-century sailor’s manual written to provide practical assistance to boatmen and sailors. According to title page, as well as the extensive contents itself, this book contains discussions and tips on rigging sails, making knots, notable nautical terms, stopping leaks, firearms, navigation, and much, much more. This impressive work contains numerous full-page and small, in-text engravings.

 

Item number: #18340

Price: $499

 

BRADY, William

 

The kedge-anchor : or, Young sailors’ assistant : appertaining to the practical evolutions of modern seamanship, rigging, knotting, splicing, blocks, purchases, running-rigging, and other miscellaneous matters, applicable to ships of war and others.

 

New York : The Author, 1849.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages
    • 400
    • 33 full-page engraved plates; numerous in-text illustrations throughout
  • References: Howes B 715
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Hardcover; secure
    • Cloth
  • Size: ~9.25in X 6.25in (23.5cm x 15.5cm)

 

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18340

Categories

Medicine & Science

Voyages & Exploration & Maps

Authors

BRADY, William

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

English

Binding

Hardcover

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete