National Maritime Museum Catalogue of the Library

National Maritime Museum Catalogue of the Library

London: HMSO, 1968. 1st Edition. Hardcover. This is all 5 volumes printed in 7 books all volumes are near fine, dust jackets have light wear and are generally very good otherwise. The dust jacket for volume 4 is missing. The volumes are uniformly bound in navy blue cloth. The volumes were published in 1968, 1969, 1971, 1972 and 1976 and are all published. Volume 1 "Voyages and Travel" [xii] + 403 pp. 2 folded maps and 8 plates with 1,204 entries from the dust jacket- " A special feature is the inclusion of chronological tables of voyages at the beginning of each geographical section". Volume 2 (in 2 books) "Biography" [xiv] +977 pp. 8 plates and 1463 entries including naval officers, astronomers, navigators, engineers and other with a nautical connection. Volume 3 (in 2 books) "Atlases & Cartography" [xii] +1166 pp. with 765 entries and 12 maps and illustrations. These volumes are highly sought after by collectors of atlases. Volume 4 "Piracy & Privateering" [x] + 175pp with 8 plates and 585 entries. Volumes 5 "Naval History. (Part one): The Middle Ages to 1815" [xii] + 209 pp with 12 plates and 2318 entries. complete set of all 7 books printed. Picture shows only volume 1. Near Fine / Very Good. Item #3043

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