EPITOME OF THE ART OF NAVIGATION; OR, A SHORT AND EASY METHODICAL WAY TO BECOME A COMLEAT NAVIGATOR. By James Atkinson. London: Printed for the author, and James Atkinson, Jun. near Cherry Garden-Stairs, on Rotherbeth-Wall, and Rich, Mount on Tower-Hill, 1711. 318, 136pp. Full leather binding 4 1/2 x 7 1/2 inches. The top and bottom board are held together with large leather straps, however, they are loose from the book. There are ten folding plates (one is torn but complete). All the pages are intact. The book has some light scattered foxing and some minor stains and there is a dark stain in the very bottom right lower corner in the border of each page. This 303 year old book has seen a great deal of use but is still intact. This is a rare early edition! NO RESERVE!