The accomplish'd ship-wright and mariner Containing, the principels of geometry, measuring of board and timber: with the moulds and way of shaping the body of any ship; and how they burthen, by geometrical demonstation, and arithmetical proof. Also how to equip and navigate them. With a table of squares and cubes; and the extraction of the square and cube root; with their use. Also rules for finding the length of the masts-yards, rigging, &c. How to make the sails, proportion the anchors and cables: with usefull tables therein. And rules in sea gunnery. Together, with rules to find the prime, epact, and dominical-letter, fixed and moveable feasts, moons age, the time of high-water, with tables shewing the same for ever; with an account of the exact way of finding the southing, rising and setting of the moon, with the eclipse of the sun and moon; also a table of the suns declination.

Main Author: Hardingham, John
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: London printed for, and sold by John Thornton, at the Pint, and Henry White, at the Three Bibles in the Minories 1706, MDCCVI. [1706]
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Collection: Eighteenth Century Collections Online / ECCO - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Item Description:English Short Title Catalog, T101501. - Reproduction of original from British Library. - The 'Table of latitude and longtitude of the chief capes, headlands, harbours, and islands in the known world' has a separate titlepage, after p.394, and irregular pagination, pp.387-94 apparently being an insert
Physical Description:Online-Ressource ([12],394,[2],389-90,399-406p) 4°