New York: Printed and Published by Smith & Forman. 1812. First edition. Leather bound. 512pp. Octavo. Full leather. Illustrated with graphs and diagrams. Index. Fair only. Rear board detached (but present). The front board is hanging on by a thread. The boards are heavily rubbed and mottled. Only a portion of the opriginal title label on the spine remains. There is a gouge in the leather of the spine. There are losses from the leather at the ends of the spine. There are 4 large abraded patches on the front board. Spotting to endsheets and pastedowns, minor moisture damage to foot of text block. Pages browned. As is. Item #8176
Part one contains a collection of Astronomical and other definitions. Part two contains geography and navigation information. Part three contains methods for finding and determining, longitude and latitude. Part four contains a comprehensive account of the Solar System.