G. T. Foulis, Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, 1973. Blue Vinyl. Book Condition: Almost fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Large tear and scuffing to the head of spine. Photographic (illustrator). Stated First Impression. XVI, 280 pages, includes bibliography, index. Text illustrated with line drawings, reproductions of maps, and black-and-white photographs (a total of 118 illustrations). Decorated dust jacket.
Describes the development of marine navigation from the earliest times to the present day, is written by a specialist for the delight of the layman and the appreciation of the sailor. The author first presents as a sink history of navigation, Succeeding chapters deal in depth with crucial aspects of navigation,
His book, profusely illustrated with half tones and line drawings, also includes a chapter on modern developments especially written by Capt Leonard Holder