AMERICAN PRACTICAL NAVIGATOR WITH HANDWRITTEN NOTES OF A FUTURE PROFESSOR EMERITUS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF NORTH TEXAS

By: BOWDITCH/PAUL F. SMITH Ph.D

Price: $645.99

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Book Condition: Very Good


On offer: AMERICAN PRACTICAL NAVIGATOR H.O. No 9 Bowditch, United States Navy Department Revised Edition of 1938 US Hydro-graphic Office. Published: 'Washington General Printing Office 1939'. This navigation and nautical astronomy book, [text pages (391pp) and table pages (387pp), 778pp total, 8vo beige cloth hardback] with illustrations, diagrams, formulas, tables, photograph depictions of marine navigation instruments and tools plus 13 pieces of old 1942 and assumed earlier ephemera tucked in: class handouts; tests on rough, yellowed uncoated paper stock, typed on an old typewriter in serif typeface, including: "Gunnery School First Class Final Examination Dead Reckoning" and "Gunnery School First Class Final Examination Piloting" plus the back endpapers are handwritten by owner with study lists and notes. Other sheets are longer 8-1/2 x14" vertical ruled old white paper stock, contain owner's [owner's name handwritten on front endpaper, "Paul F. Smith, Gunnery #3" Paul F. Smith, Ph.D., was Professor Emeritus, University of North Texas] handwritten notes: aged handwritten papers in black fountain pen ink of numerous longitude and latitude formulas and numbers, diagrams and notes in this technical maritime and marine book, this edition printed at beginning of World War II. Corners minor bumping, upper left front cover and spine has small area of slight discoloration not affecting use but contents clean and tight, overall VG.; 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall; KEYWORDS: AMERICAN PRACTICAL NAVIGATOR, PAUL F. SMITH, GUNNERY SCHOOL, BOWDITCH, UNITED STATES NAVY, USN, NAVIGATION, NAUTICAL ASTRONOMY, UNIVERSITY OF NORTH TEXAS, HANDWRITTEN, HAND WRITTEN, WORLD WAR II, WWII, WW2, AUTOGRAPH, AUTOGRAPHS, SIGNED, LETTERS, DOCUMENT, DOCUMENTS, MANUSCRIPT, MANUSCRIPTS, WRITERS, WRITER, AUTHOR, HOLOGRAPH, PERSONAL, AMERICANA, ANTIQUITÉ, CONTRAT, VÉLIN, MANUSCRIT, PAPIER ANTIKE, BRIEF, PERGAMENT, DOKUMENT,

Title: AMERICAN PRACTICAL NAVIGATOR WITH HANDWRITTEN NOTES OF A FUTURE PROFESSOR EMERITUS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF NORTH TEXAS

Author Name: BOWDITCH/PAUL F. SMITH Ph.D

Categories: 20th Century Manuscript, Books and Manuscripts General Overview, All, 20th Century Rare Book,

Publisher: WASHINGTON [DC], Washington General Printing Office 1939: 1938

Book Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: 0001512

Keywords: Keywords: American Practical Navigator Paul F. Smith Gunnery School BOWDITCH United States Navy USN NAVIGATION Nautical Astronomy University Of North Texas