Practical navigation, or, An introduction to the whole art : containing many useful and geometrical definitions and problems; the doctrine of plain and spherical triangles; plain Mercator, and great-circle sailing; sundry useful problems in astronomy; the use of instruments; the azimuth-compass, ring-dial, variation-compass; the fore-staff, quadrant, plough, and nocturnal; the plain scale, Gunter's scale, sinical quadrant, plain-chart, Mercator's chart, both globes, the inclinatory-needle, and virtues of the loadstone. Useful tables of the moon's age, of the tides, of the sun's place, declination, and right-ascension; of the stars right-ascension and declination; the latitude and longitude of places; and a table of meridional parts : likewise a new traverse-table, and the use thereof in keeping a reckoning at sea : also a table of 10000 logarithms, and of the log. sines, tangents, and secants /

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Author / Creator:Seller, John, active 1658-1698.
Edition:The fifth edition.
Imprint:London : Printed by J. Darby, and are to be sold by the author, and John Wingfield, 1683.
Description:1 online resource ([10], 350, [150]] p. :) ill.
Subject:Navigation -- Tables.
Navigation -- Early works to 1800.
Early works.
Format: E-Resource Book
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Varying Form of Title:Introduction to the whole art
Other title:Table containing ten chiliads of logarithms.
Triangular canon logarithmical.
Notes:Reproduction of original in: Henry E. Huntington Library, San Marino, California.
Added illustrated t.p.
"A table containing ten chiliads of logarithms," and "A triangular canon logarithmical" each have special t.p.
Wing (2nd ed.) S2483A