The posthumous works of Mr. John Ward, Author of the Young Mathematician's Guide. In two parts. Part I. Containing, His New Method of Navigation by Parallel Parts, by which all Questions in Sailing may be answered with great Expedition and Truth, in a different Manner from Plain Mercator, and Great Circle Sailing, by the Solution of a plain Triangle only. Also, Compendiums of Practical and Speculative Geometry, and of Plain Trigonometry, with their Application to Plain Mercator, and Middle Latitude Sailing, with several curious Questions in Surveying. Part II. Containing, The Doctrine of the Sphere, and the Demonstrations and Calculations of Spherical Trigonometry, in which the Construction of the Figures are New, and drawn so as to represent Solids, by which the Demonstrations are made easy to the meanest Capacity. Published by a particular friend of the author's, from the original manuscript, and revised by Mr. George Gordon, Mathematician in London

Main Author: Ward, John
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: London printed for A. Bettesworth, at the Red-Lyon in Pater-Noster-Row 1730, M.DCC.XXX. [1730]
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Collection: Eighteenth Century Collections Online / ECCO - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Item Description:English Short Title Catalog, T132888. - Includes: 'A table of difference of latitude and departure.' 'A table of meridional parts, or miles and 'A table of the parallel parts in half a miles differ. of longitude.' each with a separate titlepage dated 1729. - Preface signed: G.W. The plate contains moveable cuts. - Reproduction of original from British Library
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