London: Charles Wilson, 1880. hardcover. 2 maps, one folding. 2 plates, one in color. B/w text Illus. 8vo, original blue cloth, cloth lightly soiled, corners lightly bumped, some pages with light foxing, including the folding map, pencil diagrams of compass directions on front flyleaf. London: Charles Wilson, 1880. Second Edition. good.
Handbook on navigation, nautical, astronomy, seamanship, how to keep a log book, charts, sextant, compasses, and code of signals. The folding map is of Europe and the North Atlantic. The other map is a chart of the world with lines of equal magnetic variation. William Henry Rosser authored several other books on navigation, astronomy, and meteorology.