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A Practical Manual of the Compass-- A Short Treatise on the Errors of the Magnetic Compass, with the Methods Employed in the U.S. Navy for Compensating the Deviations and a Description of Service Instruments, Including the Gyro-Compass

Bureau of Navigation, Navy Department

Published by United States Naval Institute, Annapolis, MD, 1913
Condition: Good + Hardcover
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Original flexible boards. First edition, 1913. Boards are lightly worn, with a few small tears, pages are clean, binding is mostly firm but a little wobbly at bottom. Dampstain to rear board and last page. Bookplate on front pastedown from the U.S.S. Patapsco, probably the USS Patapsco (AT-10) the lead ship of her class of tugs between 1911 and 1936, named for the Patapsco River in Maryland. Blindstamp on title page from the Department of the Navy, Bureau of Navigation. Illustrated with photographs and drawings, some in color. 8vo. 111 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 79923

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Title: A Practical Manual of the Compass-- A Short ...

Publisher: United States Naval Institute, Annapolis, MD

Publication Date: 1913

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Good +

Edition: First edition

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Warwick Books, is an Internet-only bookseller that specializes in hard-to-find books for avid readers and collectors. Many of our books are out of print. Specialties include literature, signed firsts, art and photography, design, illustrated books, cookbooks, field guides, children's books, needlecraft books, and Americana. We recently acquired a large private collection of books on military history. The focus is on World War II as well as aviation history. Warwick Books is a member of IOBA, the Independent Online Booksellers Association.

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