A new epitomy of the whole art of practical navigation Containing the elements of plain trigonometry, and its 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. The second edition; with additions. By William Jones

Main Author: Jones, William
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: London printed by T. Mead, for Jer. Seller and Cha. Price, at the Hermitage Stairs; and John Senex, next door to the Fleece-Tavern, in Cornhill: where you may be furnished with all sorts of mathematical books and instruments 1705, 1705
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Collection: Eighteenth Century Collections Online / ECCO - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Item Description:English Short Title Catalog, N41772. - Reproduction of original from Boston Public Library
Physical Description:Online-Ressource ([8],151,[1]p) 8°