The mariner's new calendar Containing the principles of arithmetic and practical geometry; with the Extraction of the Square and Cube Roots: Also Rules for finding the Prime, Epact, Moon's Age, Time of High-Water, with Tables for the same. Together with exact tables of the sun's place, Declination, and Right-Ascension: Of the Right Ascension and Declination of the Principal Fixed Stars: Of the Latitude and Longitude of Places: A large Table of Difference of Latitude and Departure, for the exact Working a Traverse. Also the description and use of the sea-quadrant, Fore-Staff and Nocturnal: Necessary Problems in Plane-Sailing and Astronomy, wrought by the Logarithms, and by Gunter's Scale: A Tide Table: The Courses and Distances on the Coast of Great Britain, Ireland, France, &c. And the Soundings at coming into the Channel: With Directions for failing into some Principal Harbours. By Nathaniel Colson, Student in the Mathematics. The whole revis'd, and adjusted to the new stile, by William Mountaine, F.R.S

Main Author: Colson, Nathaniel
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: London printed for J. Mount and T. Page, on Tower-Hill 1769, 1769
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Collection: Eighteenth Century Collections Online / ECCO - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Item Description:Advertisement at bottom of title page: Where you may have all Sorts of Mathematical Books. - English Short Title Catalog, N4043. - Reproduction of original from Harvard University Houghton Library. - With a half-title
Physical Description:Online-Ressource (136p) ill 4°