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The English pilot; the third book : London, 1703. With an introduction by Coolie Verner and R. A. Skelton
Bib ID 2174683
Format BookBook
Author
Thornton, John, active 1700
 
Description Amsterdam, Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, 1970 
xv, 82 p. illus., charts. 46 cm. 
Series

Theatrum orbis Terrarum; series of atlases in facsimile, 5th series ; v. 3.

Notes

"Distributed in the U.S.A. by Rand McNally & Company, Chicago."

Reproduced from the copy in the Maritime Museum Prins Hendrik.

Based on the 1675 ed. by J. Seller.

Original t.p. reads: The English pilot, the third book ... the islands, bays, roads, harbours and ports in the Oriental navigation ... Collected for the general benefit of our own country-men, by John Thornton, hydrographer. London, printed by John How for the author, 1703.

Covers navigation from England to the East Indies, across the Indian Ocean.

Subjects Pilot guides -- Indian Ocean.  |  Pilot guides -- East China Sea.  |  Pilot guides -- Atlantic Ocean.  |  Navigation -- Early works to 1800.  |  Early maps -- Facsimiles.  |  Pilot guides -- South China Sea.
Other authors/contributors Skelton, R. A. (Raleigh Ashlin), 1906-1970  |  Verner, Coolie  |  Seller, John, active 1658-1698

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