The English Pilot. The Third Book. Describing the Sea-Coasts, Capes, Headlands, Straits, Soundings, Sands, Shoals, Rocks, and Dangers. The Islands, Bays, Roads, Harbours and Ports in the Oriental Navigation. Divided into Three Parts. Collected for the Getneral Benefit of Our Own Country-Men, by John Thornton, Hydrographer. London, Printed by John How. For the Author,. Mdcciii

Thornton, John

Published by Amsterdam Theatrum Orbis Terrarum 1970, 1970
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Facsimile Reprint of 1703 London Edition. xvi, 225pp. Folio (46 x 30 cm.) including 35 charts. fine About 1675 John Seller began, but never finished the printing of "The Third Book", dealing with the "Oriental Navigation". The rights in it were acquired by John Thornton (d.1707), hydrographer to the East India Company, who enlarged and completed it providing sailing directions compiled from journals of the Company's pilots and captains, and charts prepared from Dutch and English originals. Bookseller Inventory # 100385

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Title: The English Pilot. The Third Book. ...

Publisher: Amsterdam Theatrum Orbis Terrarum 1970

Publication Date: 1970

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

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