Very good hardcover in very good original slipcase. 1st printing. Appendices - I: On 'Ships and Instruments' by Lieut.-Commander G. P. B. Naish. II: Surveys of the Nineteenth Century. III: Hydrographers of the Navy. Folio. 168 pages. 2 color plates and many monochrome facsimiles of hydrographic surveys. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Surveys of the Seas: A Brief History of ...
Publisher: London, U.K.: MacGibbon & Kee
Publication Date: 1957
Book Condition: Very good.
Edition: 1st edition..
Book Description MacGibbon & Kee, London, England, 1957. Hardcover--cloth. Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Without dust jacket. First American edition. Sold as an excellent reference because the interior of still very good but . . .Folio, 15 1/4, 168 pages, black cloth. A good, hard cover first edition over all, with signicant shelf wear at the cover edges (actually squirrel nibbled with fabric loss at the top cover edge, cover fore-edge and top and bottom of the spine; interior very good, hinges and binding tight, paper slightly yellowed, wih light foxing to the fore-edges. Without dust jacket. Seller Inventory # 46578
Book Description [London] Macgibbon & Kee, 1957. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. 168 pages plates (some colour) maps, charts 39 cm. black cloth. Seller Inventory # 10sr201
Book Description MacGibbon & Kee, London, 1957. Hard Cover. Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket. An outline of British surveying, and a selection of manuscripts (1779-1932) by marine surveyors in Britain's Admiralty Hydrographic Department: full-size b/w plates and brief commentary on each selection. 169 pages. Shipping may be extra for this large book; please inquire. Size: 10 1/4 x 15 1/4 ". Seller Inventory # 79634
Book Description Macgibbon & Kee, 1957. Hardcover. Condition: Good. Black cloth cover shows minor wear and rubbing, soiling and staining. Pages are tanned but clean, tex and pictures are intact and unmarred. Seller Inventory # mon0001482453
Book Description Macgibbon & Kee, London, 1957. Cloth over Boards. First edition. Folio (10 x 15), pp. 168, Sumptuously illustrated w/ b/w and color chart and map reproductions Very Good, mild ex-library, cover sunned. Seller Inventory # 6227
Book Description MacGibbon & Kee, London, 1957. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. 168 pages (many illustrations and maps) tall folio original black buckram gilt, over bevelled boards; in slip-case. Discreetly ex-library with number in gold on spine and gold logo of the NZ General Assembly Library on cover, date on verso-title, card pocket at end - a sound and attractive copy. Book. Seller Inventory # nq10216
Book Description Macgibbon & Kee, 1957. Hard Cover. First Edition. Upper corners of coveres bumped. Near fine in somewhat worn slipcase. Seller Inventory # 000316
Book Description MacGibbon and Kee, 1957. Hardback. 1957. MacGibbon and Kee. First. Hard Cover. Book- VG, gilt titles on front board and spine, bevelled edges, black boards. 15x10. 168pp. Many b/w plates. Ex-libris. Nowhere can a higher standard of navigational accuracy be found than among seamen surveyors. In the collection of the Admiralty Hydrographic Department are thousands of manuscripts, the work of centuries of marine surveyors, allowing ships to sail the seas in safety. This presents a selection of works showing the skill and labour involved in a little-known science. Seller Inventory # 1739699
Book Description Macgibbon & Kee First Edition, 1957. Tall Folio. 168pp. Fully illustrated with full page maps and charts a few in colour, all by noted explorers, hydrographers, cartographers of the 18th & 19th centuries taken from the archives of the Admirality Hydrographic Department. Foreward by Vice Admiral Sir Archibald Day and an Appendix on Ships and Instruments by Lient-Commander G.P.B. Naish. In black buckram with gilt titles. End papers foxed otherwise a very good copy. Interesting exploration and cartographic item. Seller Inventory # 8369