The mariners new kalendar Containing the principles of arithmetick and 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. The Problems of Plain-Sailing and Astronomy, wrought by the Logarithms, and by Gunter's Scale. A Tide Table. The Courses and Distances on the Coast of England, Scotland, Ireland, France, &c. And the Soundings coming into the Channel. With Directions for failing into some Principal Harbours. By Nathaniel Colson, Student in the Mathematicks. Whereunto is added Sailing by Mercator's chart. By John Colson, Teacher of the Mathematicks

Main Author: Colson, Nathaniel
Other Authors: Colson, John ([ed])
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: London printed for Richard Mount, at the Postern on Tower-Hill 1706, 1706
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Collection: Eighteenth Century Collections Online / ECCO - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Item Description:'A large and very useful table of difference' has a divisional titlepage; the text and register are continuous. - English Short Title Catalog, T229119. - Reproduction of original from British Library. - With a half-title
Physical Description:Online-Ressource (144p) ill 4°