The Young Officer's Sheet Anchor; or, A Key to the Leading of Rigging and to Practical Seamanship. Darcy Lever.
The Young Officer's Sheet Anchor; or, A Key to the Leading of Rigging and to Practical Seamanship

The Young Officer's Sheet Anchor; or, A Key to the Leading of Rigging and to Practical Seamanship

London: 1819. Full leather. A very handsome copy of the 1819 2nd London edition, bound in a full, contemporary-to-the-period, polished blue calf, with gilt floral and geometric rolls, gilt turn-ins and renewed marbled endpapers and pastedowns. The rebacked spine, in 6 ridged and gilt-bordered compartments, boasts bright gilt-tooling and lettering and red and brown title and author labels. Tight, well-preserved and solidly VG+, with very light rubbing at the extremities, light scuffing to the panels and marginal, very light staining along a number of the upper gutters. Quarto, magnificent engraved title page plus 113 detailed engravings on 57 leaves. Very Good +. Item #14732

Price: $1,000.00

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