1864 NAVY Kedge Anchor Sailor’s Manual Navigation Illustrated SHIPS Civil War ed

BRADY, William N

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One of the most popular references on sailing in the 19th-century

 

William Brady’s ‘Kedge-Anchor’ is an important 19th-century naval handbook designed to provide navigators and sea captains with knowledge of how to improve seamanship, ropework skills, making strong knots and ties, and general responsibilities of crewmen. Brady covers over 500 separate subjects that are pertinent to young sailors, American Naval officers, and those on merchant ships. Illustrated throughout with 32 engraved pages.

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1864 NAVY Kedge Anchor Sailor’s Manual Navigation Illustrated SHIPS Civil War ed

 

One of the most popular references on sailing in the 19th-century

 

William Brady’s ‘Kedge-Anchor’ is an important 19th-century naval handbook designed to provide navigators and sea captains with knowledge of how to improve seamanship, ropework skills, making strong knots and ties, and general responsibilities of crewmen. Brady covers over 500 separate subjects that are pertinent to young sailors, American Naval officers, and those on merchant ships. Illustrated throughout with 32 engraved pages.

 

Item number: #3374

Price: $499

 

BRADY, William N

 

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 … also, tables of rigging, spars, sails, blocks, canvass, cordage, chain and hemp cables, hawsers, &c., &c., relative to every class of vessels

 

New York : W.N. Brady ; London : Sampson, Low, Son & Co., 1864.

 

Details:

  • Collation complete with all pages: 400p
    • 32 leaves of illustrations
  • References: Sabin 7316;
  • Language: English
  • Binding: cloth hardcover; tight and secure
  • Size: ~9in X 6in (22.5cm x 15cm)

 

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3374

Categories

Americana, American History

Military & War

Authors

BRADY, William N

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

English

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete