William Brady

The Naval Apprentice's Kedge Anchor; Or, Young Sailor's Assistant

Taylor and Clement

1838

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Finely bound first edition copy of Brady's important work on the art of seamanship.

  • William Brady (American).
  • New York: Taylor and Clement, 1841. 
  • [6], 328 pages, [4].
  • Duodecimo.
  • Includes frontispiece and 8 fold-out plates.
  • Pencil inscription from former owner on second free-end page ("David A. Hale / 47 Murray St. / New York / United States of America / 1844").
  • Rebacked, with original dark leather and gilt-edged boards, dark brown leather banded spine with dark red label and gilt lettering.
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Boards show moderate wear to corners and edges.

Light shelf wear overall.

Textblock has moderate age-toning and light soiling to edges.

Light foxing to edges and to fold-out plates.

All original 9 plates intact.

1.5-inch closed tear to ninth plate.

Feature(s)
First Edition
Language
English
Subject
Maritime, Naval, Manual, Modern first editions, Americana
SKU

C8CB6

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