The mariners new calendar Containing the principles of arithmetick and 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 latitudeand departure, for the exact working a traverse. Also the description and use of the sea-quadrant, fore-staff and nocturnal. The problems of plain-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 coming into the channel. With directions for sailing into some principal harbours. By Nathaniel Colson, student in the mathematicks

Main Author: Colson, Nathaniel
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: London Printed for Thomas Page, William and Fisher Mount, at the Postern on Tower-Hill. 1726. Where you may have all sorts of mathematical and sea-books 1726, 1726
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Collection: Eighteenth Century Collections Online / ECCO - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Item Description:English Short Title Catalog, T228782. - Half-title: 'The mariners new kalendar'. - Reproduction of original from British Library
Physical Description:Online-Ressource (132p) ill 4°