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. 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 Great Britain, Ireland, France, &c. And the Soundings coming into the Channel. With Directions for sailing into some Principal Harbours. By Nathaniel Colson, Student in the Mathematicks[.]

Main Author: Colson, Nathaniel
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: London printed for Thomas Page, and William Mount at the Postern on Tower-Hill. 1732. Where you may have all Sorts of Mathematical and Sea Books 1732, [1732]
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Collection: Eighteenth Century Collections Online / ECCO - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Item Description:English Short Title Catalog, T70576. - Full stop supplied by cataloger. - On half-title: "Stampt according to a late Act of Parliament, with three two-penny stampts [sic]. - Pp.[89]-109 contain 'A large and very useful table' with separate titlepage, but continuous pagination and register. - Reproduction of original from British Library
Physical Description:Online-Ressource (132p) ill 4°