Manual of Seamanship for Boys and Seamen of the Royal Navy 1904, Re-Written By Lieutenant Cecil H Fox RN of HMS IMPREGNABLE Under the Direction of the Inspecting Captain of Boys'Training Ships ( Facsimile Edition )( R.N.)( Signals; Bends, Hitches; Knots )

By: Fox, Lieutenant Cecil H, RN / Algrove Facsimile Reprint Series

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Book Condition: Near Fine (see description)


------------trade paperback, about 6 x 9 inches, a Near Fine copy, 311 pages, includes all the original b&w illustrations and diagrams as well as multiple pages of colour flags for countires and signalling, ---contents include: Bag and Hammock; Signals; Boat Work; Bends and Hitches; Lead and Line; Knots and Splices; Anchor Work; Compass and Helm; Sea Terms; Instructions for Preventing Collisions at Sea; Log and Line; Purchases; Modern Rigging; Ship Construction; Sailmaking; Mechanical Work; Swimming Instruction; Sheer and Derrick Drill; Miscellanaous, ---"manual has been out of print for nearly a century. Still very relevant for sailing vessels, it has chapters on signals, boat work, bends and hitches, knots and splicing, rope making, anchor work, compass and helm, rigging, etc. Of the 392 pages, two-thirds are devoted to sailing vessels and the balance to steam vessels or subjects common to both, such as sheer and derrick work, storage, etc. A major style revision from the manuals of the 1800s"---, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo.. ///NOT SIGNED ---GUARANTEED to be AVAILABLE///

Title: Manual of Seamanship for Boys and Seamen of the Royal Navy 1904, Re-Written By Lieutenant Cecil H Fox RN of HMS IMPREGNABLE Under the Direction of the Inspecting Captain of Boys'Training Ships ( Facsimile Edition )( R.N.)( Signals; Bends, Hitches; Knots )

Author Name: Fox, Lieutenant Cecil H, RN / Algrove Facsimile Reprint Series

Illustrator: Uncredited Cover Art

Categories: Military History,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Almonte, Ontario, Almonte, ON: Algrove Publishing ( Lee Valley ) ( Facsimile Reprint of the 1905 HMSO Edition ), 2003, 1st Algrove Edition, First Printing: 2003

ISBN Number: 1894572785

ISBN Number 13: 9781894572781

Binding: Soft Cover

Book Condition: Near Fine (see description)

Inscription: Not Signed

Size: 6w x 9h Inches

Seller ID: 157947

Keywords: Manual of Seamanship for Boys and Seamen of the Royal Navy 1904, Re-Written By Lieutenat Cecil H Fox, RN of HMS IMPREGNABLE Under the Direction of the Inspecting Captain of Boys'Training Ships ( Facsimile Edition )( R.N.)