Abridgment of the Nautical Almanac for 1874: Containing the Sun’s Declination, Equation of Time, and Hourly Differences; Rules for Finding Latitude by an Altitude of the Pole Star, the Longitude by One Observation…. John J. MURRAY.

Abridgment of the Nautical Almanac for 1874: Containing the Sun’s Declination, Equation of Time, and Hourly Differences; Rules for Finding Latitude by an Altitude of the Pole Star, the Longitude by One Observation…

No. 23 South Street, New York: John J. Murray, Chronometer Manufacturer, 1873. Wraps. 8vo; 22pp + 18pp tables]; blue printed wrapper, title and publishing information in double black border, small vignette of a ship to front, rear an advertisement for Murray’s Chronometers and other goods with an illustration of a sailing ship; neat ink markings on 4 charts from June through September; shelf scuffing, light soiling and creasing of corners, chipping of wrapper at spine but string binding tight; very good minus.
Not recorded in WorldCat. Scarce. Very good. Item #554

Published by John J. Murray an “importer and dealer in chronometers, watches, sextants, quadrants, barometers, binnacles, compasses, clocks, nautical books, &c., &c.”, it serves as both an advertisement for his firm located on what is still the wharf area on New York City’s East River, and information important to seamen.

Price: $175.00

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