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Traité des pratiqves journalieres des pilotes : divisé en devs parties, dans lequel est plainement enseigné, & clairement démontré l'art & la science des navigateurs [;]; Traite geometrique de la variation de l'aimant, premiere partie

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Published by (Jacques Gruchet), (Au Havre de Grâce), 1683
Condition: Very Good(-) Soft cover
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Octavo in full leather; gilted title and gilted fleurons to banded spine; [viii], 335 pages; numerous simple geometrical illustrations in black and white throughout; approx. 6.5 x 4.5 inches. Premiere partie. Rubbed title from spine reads: Traite des Pilot. RARE. Only one complete copy located on OCLC WorldCat with 1683 date of publication. Close of Avant-Propos states "Achevé d'Impremier pour la premiere fois le 20. de Juilet 1683." First printed page is that of a four-page epistre (dedication): A Monseigneur, | Monseignevr | Le Marquis De Seignelay, | Sécretaire d'Estat.|. Dedication followed by ten-page avant-propos which includes an: Extrait du Privilege | du Roy.| [;] an erratum: Fautes survenues en cette impression [;] and a: Tables des Matiere | Contenues en la premiere partie de ce Livre. Second volume published in 1687 as: Journal de navigation : dans leqvel est plainement enseigné & clairement démontré l'art & la science de navigateurs . // A classic work of navigation by this master French sailor, navigator and educator. Title page lacking (facing pages neatly reglued); worming to boards; last half-inch of spine leather gone (probably due to worming), hand-written paper label to spine; several personal name stamps of one person to end papers; a mild, faint damp-stain throughout; small amount of worming to text block, with text of first 10 and last 60 or so pages mildly affected; else binding tight. Very Good(-) thus, considering age. First edition (presumed; no earlier dates stated). Bookseller Inventory # 13194

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Title: Traité des pratiqves journalieres des ...

Publisher: (Jacques Gruchet), (Au Havre de Grâce)

Publication Date: 1683

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good(-)

Edition: 1st Edition

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