Author:L. E. H. LLEWELLYN

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1899 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT PILOTAGE AND NAVIGATION TRAINING BOOK HANDWRITTEN BY A YOUNG MIDSHIPMAN WHO WOULD ONE DAY BECOME THE FIRST DIRECTOR OF UNEXPLODED BOMBS DEPARTMENT DURING THE LONDON BLITZ

By: L. E. H. LLEWELLYN

Price: $3,355.99

Publisher: H.M.S. OTTER on Passage to CHINA, 1899

Seller ID: 0009166

Condition: Very Good


On offer is a fascinating book, both for the contents within and for the person who created and owned it. The book in question is an 1899 notebook from a Royal Navy course teaching ‘Pilotage,’ which is another term for navigating using fixed points of reference on the sea to obtain the fixed position of the vessel with respect to a desired course or location. Such knowledge included General Navigation (“general knowledge of the duties of the navigating officer's”), “Practical use and management of barometer, chronometer, surrounding machines and other navigational instruments,” “... View more info