The Kedge-Anchor; or, Young Sailor’s Assistant.
Brady, William N.
The Author, ( 1863), New York
400 pp. b/w plates.
Civil War edition of the text that defined standard practice in its day, “…appertaining to the practical evolutions of modern seamanship, rigging, knotting, splicing, blocks, purchases, running rigging…tables of rigging, spars, sails, canvas, cordage, chain and hemp cables, hawsers…” See McDonald 286. Bound in original blind stamped cloth, backstrip laid down. Very good internally.