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 ascension 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 in 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 failing 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, T. and T. Page, on Tower-Hill, 1754. Where you may have all sorts of mathematical books 1754, 1754
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Collection: Eighteenth Century Collections Online / ECCO - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Item Description:'A large and very useful table of difference of latitude and departure' has a separate titlepage. Register and pagination are continuous. - English Short Title Catalog, T224188. - Reproduction of original from British Library. - With a half-title
Physical Description:Online-Ressource (136p) ill 4°