The mariner's compass rectified : containing tables, shewing the true hour of the day, the Sun being upon any Point of the Compass: With the true Time of the Rising and Setting of the Sun and Stars, and the Points of the Compass upon which they rise and set: With Tables of Amplitudes and Declination. Which Tables of Sun-Dials, Semidiurnal Arches and Amplitudes are calculated from the Equator to 60 Degrees of Latitude, either North or South. With A Description of the most useful Instruments in Practice in the Art of Navigation. Also, A Table of the Latitude and Longitude of Places. By Andrew Wakely, Mathematician. Enlarged with many useful additions, by J. Atkinson. The whole revised, corrected, improved and enlarged, with new tables and examples, by John Adams, Teacher of the Mathematics, And Author of the Young Sea Officer's Assistant

Main Author: Wakely, Andrew
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: London printed for Mount and Page, on Tower-Hill; Where may be had all Sorts of Sea-Books, Charts, &c 1787, 1787
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Collection: Eighteenth Century Collections Online / ECCO - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Item Description:English Short Title Catalog, N11831. - Reproduction of original from Harvard University Houghton Library. - With a half-title
Physical Description:Online-Ressource (272p) 12°