AN UNIVERSAL DICTIONARY OF THE MARINE: OR, A COPIOUS EXPLANATION OF THE
TECHNICAL TERMS AND PHRASES EMPLOYED IN THE CONSTRUCTION, EQUIPMENT, FURNITURE,
MACHINARY, MOVEMENTS, AND MILITARY OPERATIONS OF A SHIP... By William Falconer.
London: Printed for T. Cadell, 1786. A New Edition, Corrected. 4to (8 1/2" x 10
3/4") Unpaginated. 12 folding plates. Original leather binding. An updated
edition of a work of "extraordinary care and scientific thoroughness" which
becomes the standard nautical dictionary until the end of sail. The top cover
is detached but present. The title page and the first few leaves have a
water-stain in the margin. Some of the text has a very light stain in the
margin and there is some light scattered foxing but most is in very good
condition! The detailed engraved plates are also in very good condition! As
with all my Ebay items I am starting this auction at $9.99 wit4hNO RESERVE!