The Observer's Book of Astro-Navigation
Part three; Francis Chichester's book on dead-reckoning
First edition, small hardback with printed titling to spine and upper board. 16.5 × 10.5cm, 84pp.
The third of Chichester's book on the skill of dead-reckoning, or the practice of position fixing that enables a navigator to transition through a space without having to rely on estimated calculations. This copy has two fold-out charts.
Good condition, with some dulling and rubbing to the boards. Previous owner's name to front pastedown.