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1 Beito, Commander Edwin A. (revised by). Navigation and Nautical Astronomy.
Published by U.S. Naval Institute, Annapolis, 1951, Hard Cover 
CR 1926 to 1951, 10th edition, 850 pages w/index. Blue covers, slight wear. The original was written by Commander Benjamin Dutton. Technical, navigation, nautical, marine, ships, boating, astronomy. 
Price: 26.00 USD
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2 Hill, Commander John C., II Dutton's Navigation and Piloting.
Annapolis, MD U.S. Naval Institute Fifth Printing Harad Co 
Formerly Navigation and Nautical Astronomy. CR 1957,58, this May 1963, 781 pages with Nautical Chart Symbols and Abbreviations (25 pgs), and Navigating Aids in U.S. Waters. Black and white charts, maps with some color illustrations. Much of the original information is used in this book, however the majority of the material is either new or rewritten. The "Piloting" part has been greatly expanded with new concepts and new chapters on the original of the piloting team on U.S. Navy ships and tactical characteristics in piloting. The Celestial Navigation part, retaining the necessary technical information, has been completely rewritten in order to simplify the teaching concepts involved. 
Price: 22.50 USD
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3 Watts, Oswald M. The Sextant Simplified.
London, England Thomas Reed Publishers Sixth Edition Hard Cover 
A Practical Explanation of the Use of a Sextant at Sea. Dust jacket good+ with X-library sticker on spine. Also stamps, pockets, etc. First published in 1942, this in 1976. 100 pages with 2 fold-outs (front and back) of the Micrometer Sextant with parts named. 31 black and white illustrations throughout the book. In spite of the increasing number of electronic aids for navigation, the sextant remains the most important instrument of a navigator's equipment. An excellent reference for those who love the sea. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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