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Antoniszoon, Cornelis (b. 1499) The Safeguard of Sailers, or Great Rutter. Containing the Courses, Distances, Soundings, Floods, and Eb

Auction:
3117B
Lot:
5
Estimate:
$3,000 - $5,000

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3117B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
July 20, 2018 12:00PM

Description:

Antoniszoon, Cornelis (b. 1499) The Safeguard of Sailers, or Great Rutter. Containing the Courses, Distances, Soundings, Floods, and Ebbs. London: Printed by W.G. for Wil. Fisher at the Postern-Gate near Tower-Hill, and Benj. Hurlock over against St. Magnus Church near London-Bridge, 1671. Quarto, translated from the Dutch by Robert Norman, editor's preface signed W.B.; text woodcuts, one folding woodcut plate, one text leaf folded with woodcut; the Harrison D. Horblit copy with his bookplate; rare, two U.S. copies in ESTC; no auction sales since 1939; later speckled calf boards, rebacked and recornered, chipping to head, tail, and corners, 6 3/4 x 5 in.

A2, B-Z4, Aa-Kk4, Ll2.
http://estc.bl.uk/R17514
Estimate $3,000-5,000


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