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 complete reckoning at sea: I

Collection: Smith Book Collection

Title: 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 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

Barcode: 2172

Author: Blunt, Edmund March

Editor:

Publishing Location: New York

Date: 1826

Language: English

Dimensions: Height: 22

Notes: The plates are engraved by William Hooker Title continued: "Also, the demonstrations 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: 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"

Physical Description: 13 leaves of plates: 1 folded, illustrated, map

Accession Number: SM-1826-10

Collection/Donor: Smith

Permanent URL: https://oshermaps.org/map/2172.0001