The Kedge Anchor; or, Young Sailors' Assistant

By: William Brady

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Upon its mid-19th-century publication, this book became the Bible of U.S. sailors. Its no-nonsense prose gives specific instructions for knotting and rigging, blacking the guns, and stationing the crew to dealing with the direst emergencies. Enhanced with 70 rare engravings, a glossary of sea terms, and 100 pages of useful tables.

Title: The Kedge Anchor; or, Young Sailors' Assistant

Author: William Brady

Illustrator: Reg. Price: $16.95

Categories: Sea,

Publisher: Dover Publications:

ISBN Number: 0486419924

ISBN Number 13: 9780486419923

Binding: paperback

Book Details: 400 pages, 5 1/4 x 8 1/2, paperback, Dover Publications

Seller ID: 419924

Description: Upon its mid-nineteenth-century publication, this book became the Bible of U.S. sailors. Its no-nonsense prose gives specific instructions for every aspect of sailing the great ships of the time-from knotting and rigging, blacking the guns, and stationing the crew to dealing with the direst emergencies. Enhanced with 70 rare engravings, a glossary of sea terms, and 100 pages of useful tables, this hard-to-find volume is a genuine maritime classic and an unparalleled glimpse into the realities of shipboard life in the days of sail.