The American Ship-Masters Guide and Commercial Assistant, Being an Enlargement of the Seamans Manual.
Clarke, Francis G.
Allen & Co., ( 1850), Boston
vii-376 pp. b/w ills., folding plate.
Later edition of a book first published in 1830. Compendium of skills needed by mariners, covering both commercial matters and seamanship. Sections on navigating, rigging, sailmaking, marine law, etc. Karpinski p. 312. Interesting variant of a rare book – containing the 1850 title page, as well as the 1838 title page. Tanning and foxing though first few signatures, otherwise clean. Rebound in later cloth.