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Source Phillip J. Pirages (Firm) - Phillip J. Pirages Fine Books & Medieval Manuscripts - (Accessed: 2017-06-27) (Online-only Auction or Bookseller Website)
Cat./Lot # ST11964
Transaction Information
Selling Agent(s) Phillip J. Pirages (Firm)
Price 15000.00 USD
Manuscript Details
Titles An Attractively Illustrated Manuscript Compendium of Mathematics and Navigation (Maritime Manuscript) (Navigation and Mathematics (spine title))
Manuscript Dates ca. 1795 (1785 to 1806)
Places (England (possibly Gosport))
Folios 440 Lines 1 Columns 29
Height 371 Width 264 Alt Size
Binding Probably contemporary marbled boards, recently and expertly rebacked to style, thick raised bands embellished with and flanked by decorative gilt, gilt spine panels with large central fleuron.
Other Info

In an extremely neat, very legible cursive hand. Very attractively illustrated throughout with numerous diagrams (two of them full-page), five hand-colored maps (four of them full-page), and 16 large and attractive vignettes at the beginning of chapters depicting English cottages and farms, castle ruins, and ships at sea.

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Created by Emma Cawlfield on 2017-07-06 11:11am
Last Updated by Emma Cawlfield on 2017-07-06 11:16:32 -0400
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