OCEAN PASSAGES FOR THE WORLD. Third Edition 1973. O. B. E. Commander H. L. Jenkins, Royal Navy, D. S. C.


n.p. The Hydrographer of the Navy, (1973). Third edition. Hardcover. 4to. Contains the latest information received in the Hydrographic Department to the date given below (9 November 1973). It supersedes the Second edition (1950) and Supplement No. 2 (1960). Information on currents and ice has been supplied by the Meteorological Office, Bracknell. Consulted; USA United States Naval Oceanographic Office Pilot Charts. British: Marine Observer's Handbook, 9th edition. Reports received from the Masters of a number of seagoing ships have been added to the extensive information on which previous editions were based, and have been embodied in the present edition. Contents: Preface, List of Charts and Diagrams, Explanatory notes, Part 1-Power vessels. Chapters 1 to 8. Part II-Sailing routes. Chapters 9 to 11, and General index. 258pp. With bound in maps (at least one fold out. In a special sleeve are 6 folding maps. Bound in blue cloth with gilt spine and front cover stamping. With the publisher's original slipcase. A very good plus to near fine copy with previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown, the special sleeve, made of matching blue cardboard is fine, as are all maps. The slipcase has the previous owner's bookplate to the front cover and is very good. Item #13789

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