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1 Towson, John T. Practical Information on the Deviation of the Compass

London: J. D. Potter 1899, revised and enlarged edition. Towson, a former navigation examiner in Liverpool, explains how the metal in a ship's construction, equipment or cargo may distort compass readings aboard ship and how masters and mates of iron ships may detect and compensate for these effects. No dust jacket, 8vo in heavy card stock with cloth spine, 173pp plus adverts, spine partially worn away, first signature and front board detached, some water staining with no effect on contents, stamped 'Yacht-Faith' in various places, no foxing, overall a Fair copy, discounted here to reflect spine damage. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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