A new compendium of the whole art of practical navigation; containing the elements of plain trigonometry, and it's application to plain, Mercator's and middle-latitude sailing. Together With the most Useful and Necessary Problems in Astronomy. Also, The Method of finding the Variation of the Compass, Working an Observation, the Reason and Use of the Log-Line, Allowances for Lee-Way: With New Tables of the Sun's Declination, &c. By William Jones

Main Author: Jones, William
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: London printed by J. Matthews for Jer. Seller and Char 1702, 1702
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Collection: Eighteenth Century Collections Online / ECCO - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Item Description:'A table of logarithms, ..' has a separate titlepage with the imprint: printed by W. Redmayne for Jer. Seller and Cha. Price. 1701, and a separate register; it is unpaginated. - English Short Title Catalog, T90816. - Price from imprint: Price, at the Hermitage-Stairs in Wapping. Where you may be furnished with all sorts of Mathematical and Sea Books. - Reproduction of original from British Library. - Sig. H2 within this unpaginated sequence is another titlepage: 'A triangular canon logarithmical: .. ', with the imprint: printed by W. Redmayne for Jer. Seller and Cha. Price, 1701. - The final 8p. contain 'Of the nature and use of the table of logarithms.'. - With an additional titlepage, engraved
Physical Description:Online-Ressource ([8],125,[3];[144],8p.,plate) ill 8°