SMITH, JOHN, Captain. The Sea-Man's Grammar and Dictionary, Explaining All the Terms in Navigation: and in The Art of Gunnery. London: R. Mount, 1705. Small 4to, contemporary speckled panelled calf, joints cracked, spine ends worn; some worming in lower margins of last 4 gatherings (affecting text slightly on a few pages). A few woodcut diagrams.

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SMITH, JOHN, Captain. The Sea-Man's Grammar and Dictionary, Explaining All the Terms in Navigation: and in The Art of Gunnery. London: R. Mount, 1705. Small 4to, contemporary speckled panelled calf, joints cracked, spine ends worn; some worming in lower margins of last 4 gatherings (affecting text slightly on a few pages). A few woodcut diagrams.
Provenance
Bookplate of the Hon. George Baillie (dated 1724).

Lot Essay

"The remaining sheets of the 1691 edition having come into the hands of Richard Mount, were reissued by him with a new title-page...to which is prefixed an advertisement page [present in this copy] listing thirty-three 'Books of Navigation' printed for him and sold at his ancient Shop at the postern on Tower-Hill."--Sabin 82843 note.
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