a work of extraordinary care and scientific thoroughness [which] became the standard nautical dictionary until the end of sail”

By FALCONER, William, 1769 

An Universal Dictionary of the Marine: or, a copious explanation of the technical technical terms and phases…

Maritime & Military
  • Author: FALCONER, William
  • Publication place: London
  • Publisher: Printed for T. Cadell in the Strand
  • Publication date: 1769.
  • Physical description: Quarto (265 by 200mm), first edition , list of subscribers, 12 folding engraved plates, a few minor tears to plates at guards, book plate of Assheton Curzon, contemporary speckled calf, spine in six compartments separated by raised bands, rebacked.
  • Inventory reference: 1944

Notes

FIRST EDITION of a work of extraordinary care and scientific thoroughness [which] became the standard nautical dictionary until the end of sail” (ODNB).

Image gallery