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Chapman The Sailor's Lexicon: The Classic Source for More Than 15,000 Nautical Terms
First published in 1867, this classic digest is still used by the foremost writers of both maritime non-fiction and fiction, and served as the major reference for Patrick O'Brian (Master and Commander). It includes 15,000 entries in dictionary form that constitute an encyclopaedic collection of nautical words and phrases. Some of these remain common; others appear in conte ...more
Hardcover, 752 pages
Published April 1st 2005 by Hearst
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