Sailing directions for the east coast of North America, from Boston to the Mississippi. Charles Wilson.

Sailing directions for the east coast of North America, from Boston to the Mississippi

London: Charles Wilson (late J. W. Norie & Wilson,) publisher of charts and nautical works, &c. at the Navigation Warehouse & Navl Academy, 157, Leadenhall Street, E.C., n.d., [ca. 1878]. 3 volumes in 1, each part with a separate title page; 8vo, pp. [4], 24*; iv, 38 [2]; [4]; 56; original blue printed wrappers; spine chipped with small loss at the extremities, otherwise very good. A composite volume, beginning with an Appendix. Description of the Banks Situate between Cape Sable and Cape Cod to the Eastward of Boston; followed by Sailing Directions for the East Coast of North America, from the Peninsula of Cape Cod to Philadelphia (title page dated 1873); followed by Sailing Directions for the East Coast of North America, from Delaware to the Gulf of Florida, &c. (title page dated 1877). These three volumes, originlly issued separately in 1866, 1873, and 1877 respectively, were issued together by Charles Wilson as a cost-saving, composite volume, likely as a way to use up unsold sheets. With ads for charts for sale by Wilson on inside and out back wrapper, and inside front wrapper, plus on 3 full pages in the text. Illinois and NYPL only in OCLC. Item #58196

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