Item NART1 - Navigating Instruments.  M.V. Brewington.

This is an essential reference for anyone collecting or interested in instruments of navigation.  This was written by M. V. Brewington, Curator of Maritime History at the Peabody Museum in Salem, Massachusetts.  This is essentially a catalogue of that museumís (now the Peabody-Essex Museum) extensive collection.  It contains descriptions of instruments in functional categories, and describes each example in the collection, including maker information, many with photographs.  This hard bound book is a first edition (1963), contains 154 pages with many photographic illustrations.  It is in excellent condition,suffering only minor rubbing at the top and bottom of the spine.  Good+




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