Bourne, William. A REGIMENT FOR THE SEA and other Writings on Navigation. By William Bourne of Gravesend, a Gunner (c. 1535-1582). Edited by E. R. G. Taylor. First Modern Edition; pp. xxxvi, 464; 16 plates (including 1 folding & several full-page charts), several text illustrations, reproductions of early title-pages, tables, etc., 3 appendices, bibliography, index; original cloth; a very good copy in worn & slightly defective dustwrapper. Cambridge; Published for the Hakluyt Society at the University Press; 1963.
***Originally published in 1574. The work was perhaps "the earliest technical manual written by an Englishman". Hakluyt Society Second Series, No. 121. #41124

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