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BOWDITCH, L.L.D., NATHANIEL
THE NEW AMERICAN PRACTICAL NAVIGATOR Being an Epitome of Navigation
NEW YORK, 1817 Published by E.M. BLUNT Edition: Fourth Ed Binding: HARD BACK SALMON Size: 5X8 597 Pages Overall Condition is: FAIR REBOUND IN A COARSE SUEDE LEATHER; HAS MAP OF U.S. EAST COAST - MEXICO; SOUTH AM; AZANHAGA; SENEGAMBIA; GUINEA; SPAIN;AZLMITH COMPASS; HEAVY FOXING CONTAINING ALL THE TABLES NECESSARY TO BE USED WITH THE NAUTICAL ALMANAC OVERALL FAIR CONDITION COPY;PREV OWNER SIGNATURE ON FEP; GENERAL SHELF WEAR, RUBBED COVER, AGE-TONED PAGES, FOXING, SOME PAGES ARE SOILED, AND SOME PAGE HAVE CHIPPED EDGES. in determining the latitude; and the longitude by lunar observations; and keeping a complete reckoning at sea. illustated by proper rules and examples. the whole exemplified in a Journal kept from Boston to Madeira, in which all the rules of navigation are introduced. also, the demonstration of the most useful rules of trigonometry: with many problems in mensuration, surveying and gauging: and a Dictionary of Sea Terms; with the manner of performing the most common Evolutions at Sea. with an appendix, containing methods of calculating eclipses of the sun and moon.
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