ANTONISZOON (CORNELIS) The Safegard of Saylers, or Great Rutter. Contayning the Courses, Distances, Soundings, Flouds and Ebbes, with the Markes for the Entring of Sundry Harboroughs, both of England, France, Spaine, Ireland, Flaunders, and the Sounds of Denmarke, with Other Necessary Rules of Common Navigation. Translated...by Robert Norman, 1632
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ANTONISZOON (CORNELIS) The Safegard of Saylers, or Great Rutter. Contayning the Courses, Distances, Soundings, Flouds and Ebbes, with the Markes for the Entring of Sundry Harboroughs, both of England, France, Spaine, Ireland, Flaunders, and the Sounds of Denmarke, with Other Necessary Rules of Common Navigation. Translated...by Robert Norman, 1632
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[ANTONISZOON (CORNELIS)]
The Safegard of Saylers, or Great Rutter. Contayning the Courses, Distances, Soundings, Flouds and Ebbes, with the Markes for the Entring of Sundry Harboroughs, both of England, France, Spaine, Ireland, Flaunders, and the Sounds of Denmarke, with Other Necessary Rules of Common Navigation. Translated... by Robert Norman, large woodcut vignette on title, woodcut illustrations and diagrams, some spotting and light staining, several upper margins trimmed, nineteenth-century calf gilt, worn, upper cover detached [STC 21550.5], small 4to (188 x 140mm.), Bernard Alsop and Thomas Fawcet, for Joseph Hurlocke, 1632

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  • RARE, only 2 copies listed on ESTC. A translation by Robert Norman, a maker of compasses, of an important treatise on coastal navigation by Cornelis Anthoniszoon.
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