The mariner's new calendar Containing the principles of arithmetic and practical 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 ascention and declination of the principal fixed stars. of the latitude and longtitude 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. Necessary problems of, plane-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 at coming into the channel: with directions for sailing into some principal harbours. By Nathaniel Colson, student in the mathematics. The whole revis'd, and adjusted to the new stile, by William Mountaine, F.R.S

Main Author: Colson, Nathaniel
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: London Printed for W. and J. Mount and T. Page, on Tower-Hill, 1753. Where you may have all sorts of mathematical books 1753, 1753
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Collection: Eighteenth Century Collections Online / ECCO - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Item Description:English Short Title Catalog, N4038. - Reproduction of original from National Library of Scotland. - With a half-title
Physical Description:Online-Ressource (136p) ill 4°