A NAVAL EXPOSITOR,; Shewing and Explaining the Words and Terms of Art Belonging to the Parts Qualities and Proportions of Building Rigging, Furnishing & Fitting a Ship for Sea. Also all species that are received into the Magazines, and on what services they are used and Issued. Together with the Titles of all the Inferior Officers belonging to a ship. With an Abridgement of the Respective Duties. Thomas Riley BLANCKLEY.
A NAVAL EXPOSITOR,; Shewing and Explaining the Words and Terms of Art Belonging to the Parts Qualities and Proportions of Building Rigging, Furnishing & Fitting a Ship for Sea. Also all species that are received into the Magazines, and on what services they are used and Issued. Together with the Titles of all the Inferior Officers belonging to a ship. With an Abridgement of the Respective Duties..
A NAVAL EXPOSITOR,; Shewing and Explaining the Words and Terms of Art Belonging to the Parts Qualities and Proportions of Building Rigging, Furnishing & Fitting a Ship for Sea. Also all species that are received into the Magazines, and on what services they are used and Issued. Together with the Titles of all the Inferior Officers belonging to a ship. With an Abridgement of the Respective Duties..
A NAVAL EXPOSITOR,; Shewing and Explaining the Words and Terms of Art Belonging to the Parts Qualities and Proportions of Building Rigging, Furnishing & Fitting a Ship for Sea. Also all species that are received into the Magazines, and on what services they are used and Issued. Together with the Titles of all the Inferior Officers belonging to a ship. With an Abridgement of the Respective Duties..

A NAVAL EXPOSITOR,; Shewing and Explaining the Words and Terms of Art Belonging to the Parts Qualities and Proportions of Building Rigging, Furnishing & Fitting a Ship for Sea. Also all species that are received into the Magazines, and on what services they are used and Issued. Together with the Titles of all the Inferior Officers belonging to a ship. With an Abridgement of the Respective Duties..

London: E. Owen, 1750. First Edition. 4to, pp. [4] leaves, 191. With a list of subscribers, 330 small marginal copper engravings by Paul Fourdrier in the text and 3 larger text engravings, depicting the parts of the ship. Bound in contemporary blind-stamped suede, leather leather tips and spine, some shelf worn, library bookplate. Engraved title-page with some toning to the margins. A nice clean copy with new endpaper, library numeral on spine. This was reissued in 1755. Not in NMM Catalog; Roding I 118 calls it the best English nautical dictionary before Falconer; Scott p. 261; Craig pp. 12-13. Item #34978

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