An Introduction to the Practice of nautical Surveying, and the Construction of Sea=Charts: illustrated by thirty-four Plates. Translated from the French by Richard Copeland. With an Appendix containing Mr. Dalrymple's Essay on the most commodious Methods of marine Surveying; and the Description of Observations by which the Longitudes of Places, on the Coast of Australia, &c. have been settled; by Matthew Flinders, R.N. &c.

London, R.H. Laurie, 1823. 4to. Later hcloth. Gilt lettering to spine. Stamp on title-page. VII,(1),77,(3) pp. and 33 engraved plates (charts, diagrams etc.) and 1 large folded engraved map/chart (numb. I-XXXIV). Scattered mild brownspots.

First English edition of Beautemps-Beaupré's "Méthodes pour la Levée et la Construction des Cartes et Plans Hydrographiques", Paris 1811.

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