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1750 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT SEAMAN'S 420pp+ HANDWRITTEN VADE MECUM AND REFERENCE MANUAL FILLED WITH CHARTS, ILLUSTRATIONS, TABLES AND HUNDREDS OF PAGES OF DETAILED INFORMATION FOR CIRCUMNAVIGATING THE OCEANS OF THE WORLD

By: WILLIAM WINE [?]

Price: $12,995.99

Publisher: 1750

Seller ID: 0001563

Condition: Good+


On offer is an absolutely sensational ancient, original 1750s manuscript sailor's vade mecum or reference manual handwritten by and or for a mariner over 260 years ago. The name William Wine appears on the rear inside cover dated March 4th 1788. The handwriting is similar throughout to the signature but it is inconclusive if Mr. Wine is the author, original owner or a later owner. The first page, detached but present, is dated November 1750. There are many, many tables of information, illustrations, charts, drawings etc. that are indexed and with over 420+ pages written in a small, meticulous ... View more info