a description of means and methods employed in constructing marine charts
Wharton, Captain W.J.L.
John Murray, 1882. ppviii 360. illustrated with charts and diagrams.
slight wear, but a good copy in a contemporary half calf binding, mellowed on the spine and with a 5cm split to the upper joint at the foot of the spine.
the scarce original edition of this important treatise on marine surveying, that, with revisions, remained the standard work well into the early years of the 20th century.