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The Chartmakers The history of nautical surveying in Canada

By: Fillmore, Stanley

Price: $19.50

Publisher: Toronto, NC Press in association with the Canadian Hydrographic Service, Dept. of Fisheries and Oceans: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15243

ISBN: 0919601928

Condition: Very Good+ in Near Fine dust jacket

Slight wear, gift notation on half title page. ; A bright, solid book, DJ in Mylar ; Oblong 8vo 8" to 9" tall; 255 pages; "The charting of Canada's three oceans and thousands of miles of inland waterways by Canadian hydrographers is now 100 years old and this book is published in celebration of this anniversary." View more info

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Historic Maritime Maps

By: Wigal, Donald

Price: $21.50

Publisher: London, Sirocco: 2007

Seller ID: 19088

ISBN: 1844843890

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket

DJ and boards show very light shelf wear. ; A bright, solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. Full colour illustrations throughout ; Magnus Collection; Colour Illustrations; 12.6 X 9.6 X 1.7 inches; 256 pages; "The selection of maps in this book dates from the 12th to the 18th century. While they may appear quite primitive to our eyes, they reveal the steady progress of the earliest seafarers in their determination to conquer the sea. What they lack in geographical accuracy, they make up for in charm." View more info