The new practical navigator being an epitome of navigation; containing the different Methods of working the Lunar Observations, and all The requisite Tables used with the Nautical Almanac, in Determining the Latitude and Longitude, and keeping a complete reckoning at Sea: Illustrated by proper Rules and Examples; The whole exemplified in a Journal, kept from England to the Island of Teneriffe: also, The Substance of that Examination, every Candidate for a Commission in the Royal Navy, and Officer in the Honourable East India Company's Service, must pass through, previous to their being appointed: This, with the Sea Terms, are particularly recommended to the Attention of all Young Gentlemen designed for, or belonging to the Sea. So that this Book, and the Nautical Almanac, will be found fully sufficient for the Seaman and Teacher's Use, and is rendered easy to any common Capacity. The thirteenth edition, enlarged, constructed on a new plan, and illustrated with copper-plates. By John Hamilton Moore, Teacher of Navigation, Hydrographer and Chart-Seller to his Royal Highness the Duke of Clarence

Main Author: Moore, John Hamilton
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: London printed for and sold by B. Law, in Stationers' Court; G. G. and J. Robinson, Pater-Noster Row; and the author, on Tower-Hill 1798, 1798
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Collection: Eighteenth Century Collections Online / ECCO - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Item Description:At bottom of title page in square brackets: this Book is entered at Stationers' Hall. - Braces in title. - English Short Title Catalog, N10303. - First published in 1772 as 'The practical navigator and seaman's new daily assistant'. - Price from imprint: Price Eight Shillings bound. - Reproduction of original from Harvard University Houghton Library. - Signatures: pip4s, A-2Qp4s p2s2A-2Xp4s (2S3 missigned 3S) *2p4s 2Y-3Cp4s. - Text continuous despite pagination; the tables are unpaginated and separately signed. - With two final advertisement leaves
Physical Description:Online-Ressource (viii, 192, 191-309, [1]; [216] p., plates) port., ill., map 8°