Notice to Mariners: by Lieut. M.F. Maury... and published by Authority of Lewis Warrington,..

Washington, Alexander, 1850. 4to. Original clothbacked blue boards. Handwritten title on upper board. Stamp on title-page. 24 pp.

Extremely scarce first edition (an expanded second edition published the same year) of one of Maury's sailing directions, based on his theories of oceanic currents, and published before his famous work "The Physical Geography of the Sea". In the offered work he gives instructions for sailors from N.Y. to Europe and Rio.
Not in Sabin.

Order-nr.: 57040

DKK 4.500,00