The mariner's compass rectified; : containing tables, shewing the true hour of the day ... with the true time of the rising and setting of the sun and stars, and the points of the compass upon which they rise and set: with tables of amplitudes and declination. ... With a description of the most useful instruments in practice in the art of navigation. Also, a table of the latitude and longitude of places. /
|Author / Creator:||Wakely, Andrew.|
|Edition:||Enlarged with many usesful additions, by J. Atkinson. The whole revised, corrected, and improved and enlarged, with new tables and examples, by John Adams, teacher of the mathematics, and author of the Young sea officer's assistant..|
|Imprint:||London : Printed for Mount and Page, on Tower-hill ..., 1787.|
|Description:||272p. : ill. ; 18cm. (8vo)|
|Subject:||Navigation -- Tables.|
Navigation -- 18th century.
|URL for this record:||http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/3112497|
|Item Description:||1st (?) ed. published 1663; Atkinson's corr. ed. 1st pub. 1694. Cf. NUC pre-56.|
"To the reader" subscribed "Andrew Wakely; "To the mariners of Great-Britain" subscribed "Edmonton, August 24, 1781. John Adams." -- "Books of navigation, sea charts, &c. printed for Mount and Page...": p.
|Physical Description:||272p. : ill. ; 18cm. (8vo)|