The Baltic & American Ship-Master’s Assistant… 1812.

£180.00

AN EXTREMELY RARE, SEEMINGLY UNRECORDED, EDITION. [ANON]. The Baltic & American Ship-Master’s Assistant, and Owner’s Calculator: containing an account of the course of exchange, weights, and measures, in the principal ports in the Baltic: Tables, of the weights at Petersburgh, &c. &c. reduced to English Tons, Hundreds, Quarters, &c. also for shewing any number of Deals reduced to Standard Deals, in all the ports of Russia, Sweden, and Prussia, and at Dram, Christiana, and the southern ports of Norway: Together with tables shewing the loads, feet & inches, contained in any Quantity of Dantzic Deal, Plank, &c. to which is added tables Whereby the freight of any Number of Loads of Timber, Barrels of Tar, &c. may be had. Also tables shewing the Wages of Seamen, from one day to six months. [2], 93, [1] pp. 8vo. R. Blachford, 114, Minories, London. North Shields: Printed by T. Appleby. 1812 (changed by hand to 1818??)

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[ANON]. The Baltic & American Ship-Master’s Assistant, and Owner’s Calculator: containing an account of the course of exchange, weights, and measures, in the principal ports in the Baltic: Tables, of the weights at Petersburgh, &c. &c. reduced to English Tons, Hundreds, Quarters, &c. also for shewing any number of Deals reduced to Standard Deals, in all the ports of Russia, Sweden, and Prussia, and at Dram, Christiana, and the southern ports of Norway: Together with tables shewing the loads, feet & inches, contained in any Quantity of Dantzic Deal, Plank, &c. to which is added tables Whereby the freight of any Number of Loads of Timber, Barrels of Tar, &c. may be had. Also tables shewing the Wages of Seamen, from one day to six months.

[2], 93, [1] pp.

8vo. R. Blachford, 114, Minories, London. North Shields: Printed by T. Appleby. 1812 (changed by hand to 1818??)

(Occasional light spotting, pages slightly tanned, tear to blank bottom margin of pp22./23- without loss to text). Complete.

Contemporary grey/olive boards, re-backed: later calf spine, title: “Ship Master’s Assistant” lettered on spine in gilt (boards worn, chipping to fore-edges of boards).

AN EXTREMELY RARE, SEEMINGLY UNRECORDED, EDITION. The title and the setting of title-page differ from the 1812 edition at the British Library.

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Weight 0.3 kg
Dimensions 23 × 15 × 2 cm
Author/s

Publisher

T. Appleby

Binding

Boards

Non-Fiction Subject

Business, Economics & Industry

Language

English

Region

Europe

Date

1812

Place of Publication

London, North Shields

Country of Manufacture

United Kingdon