The New American Practical Navigator with an Epitome of Navigation; containing all the tables necessary to be used....
NY, E & G. W. Blunt, 1836. 8th ed..with the Nautical Almanac in determining the latitutde and the longitude by lunar observations: keeping a complete. reckoning at sea illustrated 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 usual rules of trigonometry problems in mensuration, surveying and gauging; dictionary of sea terms and the manner of performing the most useful revolutions at sea with an appendix containing methods of calculating eclipses of the sun and moon, and occultations of the fixed stars: rules for finding the longitude of a place by observations of eclipses or occultations; and a new method for finding the latitude by two altitudes. Leather binding, edge wear, ft cover partially detached, damp stains, circular marks on back endpaper.
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