Purdy, John. MEMOIR DESCRIPTIVE AND EXPLANATORY OF THE NORTHERN ATLANTIC
OCEAN; and comprising instructions, general and particular, for the navigation
of that sea. London, 1861, Richard Holmes Laurie. The eleventh edition
materially improved by Alexander G. Findlay. 8vo.(5.5” x 8.75”), 735 pages plus
a 24 page catalogue of books available from the publisher. Publishers cloth
binding with considerable ware to extremities with rear outer hinge open.
Marginal stain in upper portion of last 300 pages. Illustrated with
frontispiece hurricane chart and ten other plates of charts and diagrams. A few
text diagrams. See photos.