A compleat system of navigation In Two Parts. I. Atkinson's Epitome. II. Navigation New Modell'd: Or, The Whole Art Performed, without Tables or Instruments, by a New Method, never yet Published: Illustrated with Practical Examples of keeping a Journal, and correcting by an Observation; With a New Way of finding the Variation, and Time of High-Water, at any Known Port. With Proper and Correct Tables, viz. 1. A Table of the Sun's Right Ascension. 2. A Table of the Right Ascension and Declination of the Principal fixed Stars. 3. A Table of the Sun's Declination, Calculated for 20 Years. 4. A Table of Latitudes and Longitudes of the Principal Harbours, Capes, and Islands, in the World. 5. A Table of difference of Latitude and Departure, for the exact Working a Traverse. 6. A Table shewing the First Day of March, Epact, Dominical Letter; with a Perpetual Almanack. Likewise the Use and Description of the Quadrant, Cross-Staff, and Nocturnal. By H. Wilson. To which is added, for the help, of young Seamen. The Draught of a Ship, with all her Rigging: Every Rope particularly described by its proper Name: and also, a Dictionary, Explaining all the Terms used at Sea, in an Alphabetical Order

Main Author: Atkinson, James
Other Authors: Wilson, Henry
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Dublin printed by George Grierson, Printer to the King's Most Excellent Majesty, at the King's-Arms and Two Bibles in Essex-Street 1750, 1750
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Collection: Eighteenth Century Collections Online / ECCO - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Item Description:English Short Title Catalog, T160900. - Reproduction of original from British Library. - The 'Epitome of the art of navigation' and 'Navigation new modelled' have separate titlepages
Physical Description:Online-Ressource (286,21,[11],150,[2],289-412,[1],426-435,[1]p.,plates) 8°