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The new American practical navigator : being an epitome of navigation : containing all the tables necessary to be used with the nautical Almanac, in determining the latitude and the longitude by lunar observations : and keeping a completer reckoning at sea ... 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 usual rules of trigonometry : problems in mensuration, surveying, and gauging : dictionary of sea-terms : and the manner of performing the most useful evolutions at sea. With an appendix, containing methods of calculating eclipses of the sun and moon, and occultations of the fixed stars : and rules for finding the longitude of a place by observations of eclipses or accultations / by Nathaniel Bowditch.

Book Book (Aug. 1817.)
Description: xiv, [2], 274, 280, [555]-597 p., 12 leaves of plates : ill. ; 22 1/2 cm.
Publisher: New-York : published by E.M. Blunt and Samuel A. Burtus, J. Seymour, printer, Aug. 1817.
0 of 2 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
0 current holds with 2 total copies.
Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Marblehead Marblehead Room (3d floor) M'HEAD COLL REF 623.89 BOWDITCH ED 1817 (Text to Phone) Library Use Only -
Salem Salem Collection * 527/BOWDITCH/1846/SAL. COLL. (Text to Phone) Library Use Only -

  • Edition: 1st stereotype (4th) ed.
General Note: Includes tables.

Citation:

Bowditch, Nathaniel. "The new American practical navigator : being an epitome of navigation : containing all the tables necessary to be used with the nautical Almanac, in determining the latitude and the longitude by lunar observations : and keeping a completer reckoning at sea ... 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 usual rules of trigonometry : problems in mensuration, surveying, and gauging : dictionary of sea-terms : and the manner of performing the most useful evolutions at sea. With an appendix, containing methods of calculating eclipses of the sun and moon, and occultations of the fixed stars : and rules for finding the longitude of a place by observations of eclipses or accultations." New-York : published by E.M. Blunt and Samuel A. Burtus, J. Seymour, printer, Aug 1817.

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