Boston: Charles C. Little and James Brown, 1840.
Second Edition. Frontispiece portrait of Nathaniel Bowditch and a portrait of Mary Bowditch. 172 pp. 1 vols. Folio. MEMOIR OF NATHANIEL BOWDITCH. Original cloth with original paper label on front boards. Some fading to spine and front boards. Some foxing to plates. Very minor foxing to text. Otherwise Fine Item #3926
Nathaniel Bowditch, astronomer and mathematician, and author of "The New American Practical Navigator" was the most important author to American sea captains
Inscription on ffep: "James R Stanwood from Miss E.S. Quincy. Quincy, Massachusetts: 18th October, 1880." Pasted to f.f.e.p. is an obituary of Miss Quincy who was the daughter of Josiah Quincy, President of Harvard College.
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