Oct 16, 2018 - Sale 2488

Sale 2488 - Lot 232

Price Realized: $ 219
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 300 - $ 500
MACARTE Y DIAS, DIONISIO. Lecciones de Navegación o Principios necesarios a la Ciencia del Piloto. 23 engraved plates showing multiple coastline views; 42 letterpress tables (numbered 1-41 plus one unnumbered) on 22 folding leaves; partly hand-colored folding engraved plate of flags numbered 42-43; 18 further folding leaves numbered 1-19 comprising 16 engraved plates of astronomical and navigational subjects and 2 letterpress tables. [2], 4, 567, [5], xxx, [2]; [4], 27, [2] pages, including leaves of binder's directions and errata. 4to, 204x143 mm, contemporary tree sheep gilt, quite worn, spine ends damaged; text relatively clean apart from marginal dampstaining at very end, occasional soiling and stains on plates and tables. Palma: Manuel Gallardo y Compañía, 1813

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Second edition of a navigation manual first published in 1801 in Madrid, including sailing directions for the Americas, and for the Eastern Mediterranean, Sea of Marmara, Black Sea, and Sea of Azov in a separate section ("Derrotas Utilísimas") at the end. Palau 145594.