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    Sinclair's Guide to Sailing by the Stars

    George Sinclair. The Principles of Astronomy and Navigation, to Which is Added a Discovery of the Secrets of Nature Which are Found in the Mercurial Weather-Glass, etc. as also a New Proposal for Buoying up a Ship of any Burden from the Bottom of the Sea. Edinburgh: Printed by the Heir to Andrew Anderson, 1688.

    First edition. Small octavo. 85, 49, 14 pages.

    Contemporary limp vellum. Lacking small portion of the front cover as well as two of the four leather ties. Contemporary ownership inscriptions and doodles on front free endpaper as well as two blank rear pages. Binding tight and sturdy, internally clean. A very good copy.

    ESTC R26242.


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    April, 2011
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