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Blanckley, Thomas Riley

A naval expositor : shewing and explaining the words and terms of art belonging to the parts, qualities, and proportions of building, rigging, furnishing, & fitting a ship for sea : also all species that are received into the magazines, and on what services they are used and issued : together with the titles of all the inferior officers belonging to a ship, with an abridgment of their respective duties / by Thomas Riley Blanckley.

London : Printed by E. Owen, in Warwick Lane, and engraved by Paul Fourdrinier at Charing Cross, MDCCL [1750]
Physical Description:
[8], 191, [1] p. : ill. ; 27 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
V23 .B53 1750
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
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An illustrated lexicon, arranged alphabetically. Entry words, some accompanied by illustrations, are printed by copperplate engraving in the left-hand margin. Definitions, on the remainder of the page, are printed in letterpress.
Title page engraved.
Initial; printed marginalia.
Final page is blank.
English short title catalogue, T131269
List of subscribers: p. [4]-[7].
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in half calf and marbled boards.
Subject Terms:
Engraving -- Specimens -- 1750.
Great Britain. Royal Navy -- Sea life.
Naval art and science -- Dictionaries -- Early works to 1800.
Owen, E. -- Publisher.
Shipping -- Dictionaries -- Early works to 1800.
Fourdrinier, P., fl. 1720-1760, engraver.

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