EARLY MARITIME TWO-VOLUME SET WITH MAPS, "The Naval Gazetteer; of, Seaman's Complete Guide, Containing a Dull and Accurate Account, Alphabetically Arranged, of the Several Coasts of All the Countries and Islands in the Known World: Showing Their Latitude, Longitude, Soundings, and Stations for Anchorage", by John Malham, Baltimore and Philadelphia: Edward J. Coale and John F. Watson, 1812, Second American Edition. Complete with 17 foldout maps. Original full-leather bindings. Each with inscribed ownership by Virginia attorney and politician Briscoe G. Baldwin (1789-1852) of Staunton.
Very good condition, covers with rubbing and chip to one spine, interiors tight, volume 1 slightly warped and with some expected foxing/toning, volume 2 primarily clean.
Provenance: From the estate of Lee S. Cochran, Staunton, VA.