"Combat between two vessels, English and French," by Baron Louis-Armand La Hontan, 1703

Source: ebay, June 2006

Views by *MALLET* of some of the sailing ships of his day, including American ones; from a German edition of 1719, with later hand coloring

Source: ebay, Feb. 2006

Turkish use of slaves to row galleys, by Pieter van der Aa, from 'La galerie agreable du monde (...). Tome premier des d'Afrique.', published by P. van der Aa, Leyden, c. 1725.

Source: ebay, Feb. 2012

The first *sextant* was developed in 1730; a modern sextant made in India as a collector's item

Source: ebay, Apr. 2008

From 'Rees’s Cyclopaedia, or The New Cyclopaedia or Universal Dictionary of the Arts and Sciences' (39 vols), edited by Reverend Abraham Rees, 1802-20

Source: ebay, Oct. 2006

"The Serapis, new troop ship for the Indian service," a print from 1867 (perhaps from the Illustrated London News)

Source: ebay, Aug. 2009

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