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Are you interested in this item?This item is up for auction at Catawiki. Please click on "respond to advert" (orange button) to get redirected to the Catawiki website. Catawiki’s goal is to make special objects universally available. Our weekly auctions feature thousands of unusual, rare, and exceptional objects you won’t find in just any store. Complete navigation work from the beginning of the 19th century: "Lecciones de Navegación o Principios Necesarios a la Ciencia del Piloto", by Don Dionisio Macarte y Díaz, of the Order of San Juan, Frigate Lieutenant graduated from the Navy, and first Master of the Pilot Academy in the Department of the Ferrol.Beautifully illustrated with 43 plates, a Various Collection of Auxiliary panels for the Use of Navigation, most of which can be expandedIts illustration continues with 19 folded prints (gravure engravings), whose prints 14 and 15 are in the same folding sheet, mainly dealing with arithmetic calculations. The work contains 23 prints of European shores, constituting perspectives of several lands in Europe.The guards are hand painted.It has sailing directions on page 495, and at the end it contains general sailing directions from the bay of Palma, Mallorca. Dimensions: 22 x 16 cmThe work is divided into 3 parts, being as the following:1st part: Lecciones de Navegación4 h + 568 pp + 23 prints2nd part: Colección de Varias Tablas Auxiliares para el Uso de la Navegación43 prints + 30 pages + 3 h3rd part: Derrotas Utilísimas para dirigirse a Varios Puertos de Levante en el Mar Mediterráneo.19 prints + 27 pages + 3 hSlight stains of moisture at the end of the work.Very rare specimen and difficult to find. 22743405

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