The China Coaster's Tide Book and Nautical Pocket Manual for the …
The China Coaster's Tide Book and Nautical Pocket Manual for the …

CHINA AND HONGKONG SHIPPING. The China Coaster's Tide Book and Nautical Pocket Manual for the Year 1937, containing Matters concerning Tides and Tidal Streams, and a Mass of misce….

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CHINA AND HONGKONG SHIPPING. The China Coaster's Tide Book and Nautical Pocket Manual for the Year 1937, containing Matters concerning Tides and Tidal Streams, and a Mass of miscellaneous Information for the Coast of China, etc. Shanghai, North China Daily News, 1936.

Small slim 8vo. Original maroon cloth, lettered in gilt; pp. [viii], 485, large folding map of Shanghai Harbour (one repaired marginal tear), one of Canton Harbour, Buoy Plan of Hongkong Harbour, wind chart of the Philippines and the South China Sea, three folding distance tables; colour-printed signal flags and a few other illustrations and diagrams in the text; minimal rubbing to spine, otherwise remarkably clean and fresh, contemporary ownership inscription to title-page; loosely inserted typed and signed letter by Adolphus Busch Orthwein, thanking the owner for lending the book to the US Navy, dated August 25, 1945.

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