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Modern Chartwork. (fourth edition) by  W. K. with J. W. Stephen and revised by Captain W. H. Squair Stewart - Hardcover - 1963 - from Pilgrim Reader Books - IOBA and Biblio.co.uk

Modern Chartwork. (fourth edition)

by Stewart, W. K. with J. W. Stephen and revised by Captain W. H. Squair

Condition: Very Good in Fair dust jacket


Glasgow, Scotland.: Brown, Son & Ferguson.. Very Good in Fair dust jacket. 1963. Hardcover. 8vo - 21 x 14 cm.; viii - 231 pp. Blue cloth with gilt lettering on spine. This is the fourth edition. Errata sheet tipped in on page vii. Three charts in pocket on the back paste down end paper: North Coast of Ireland, Northern Isles, Cornish Coast plus a large folded sheet - Explanation of Symbols and Abbreviations used on charts issued by the Admitalty. All tipped in fold-out charts within the text are present. The externals show very mild shelf wear and the interior is clean with a solid binding. The dust jacket shows mild wear on the bottom edge while the top edge is quite worn with small chips, creases and a dime-sized piece gone near the spine top. .
  • Bookseller: Pilgrim Reader Books - IOBA CA (CA)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 20177
  • Title: Modern Chartwork. (fourth edition)
  • Author: Stewart, W. K. with J. W. Stephen and revised by Captain W. H. Squair
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good in Fair dust jacket
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Brown, Son & Ferguson.
  • Place: Glasgow, Scotland.
  • Date published: 1963
  • Keywords: Nautical; Maritime; Charts; Maps; Compass, Mariners; Mercator; Latitude; Longitude;, Navigation; Voyages; Bearings; Positioning;, Mapping; Geography;
  • Bookseller catalogs: Nautical & Maritime;
  • Subjects: TRAVEL / General;


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