The Resource The new practical navigator : being an epitome of navigation; containing the different methods of working the lunar observations, and all the requisite tables used with the nautical almanac, in determining the latitude and longitude; and keeping a complete reckoning at sea: illustrated by proper rules and examples: the whole exemplified in a journal kept from England to the island of Teneriffe ... The first American, from the thirteenth English edition of John Hamilton Moore. Improved by the introduction of several new tables, and by large additions to the forme tables, and revised and corrected by a skilful mathematician and navigator. Illustrated with copper-plates. To which are added, some general instructions and information to merchants, masters of vessels, and others concerned in navigation, relative to the mercantile and maritime laws and customs, (electronic resource)

The new practical navigator : being an epitome of navigation; containing the different methods of working the lunar observations, and all the requisite tables used with the nautical almanac, in determining the latitude and longitude; and keeping a complete reckoning at sea: illustrated by proper rules and examples: the whole exemplified in a journal kept from England to the island of Teneriffe ... The first American, from the thirteenth English edition of John Hamilton Moore. Improved by the introduction of several new tables, and by large additions to the forme tables, and revised and corrected by a skilful mathematician and navigator. Illustrated with copper-plates. To which are added, some general instructions and information to merchants, masters of vessels, and others concerned in navigation, relative to the mercantile and maritime laws and customs, (electronic resource)

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The new practical navigator : being an epitome of navigation; containing the different methods of working the lunar observations, and all the requisite tables used with the nautical almanac, in determining the latitude and longitude; and keeping a complete reckoning at sea: illustrated by proper rules and examples: the whole exemplified in a journal kept from England to the island of Teneriffe ... The first American, from the thirteenth English edition of John Hamilton Moore. Improved by the introduction of several new tables, and by large additions to the forme tables, and revised and corrected by a skilful mathematician and navigator. Illustrated with copper-plates. To which are added, some general instructions and information to merchants, masters of vessels, and others concerned in navigation, relative to the mercantile and maritime laws and customs
Title
The new practical navigator
Title remainder
being an epitome of navigation; containing the different methods of working the lunar observations, and all the requisite tables used with the nautical almanac, in determining the latitude and longitude; and keeping a complete reckoning at sea: illustrated by proper rules and examples: the whole exemplified in a journal kept from England to the island of Teneriffe ... The first American, from the thirteenth English edition of John Hamilton Moore. Improved by the introduction of several new tables, and by large additions to the forme tables, and revised and corrected by a skilful mathematician and navigator. Illustrated with copper-plates. To which are added, some general instructions and information to merchants, masters of vessels, and others concerned in navigation, relative to the mercantile and maritime laws and customs
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Language
eng
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Cataloging source
MWA
Citation location within source
  • 37991
  • 3896
  • W24792
Citation source
  • Evans
  • Rink, E. Technical Americana
  • English Short Title Catalog
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-1807
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Moore, John Hamilton
Nature of contents
patent document
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1773-1838
  • 1770-1862
  • approximately 1766-1804
  • -1807
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  • Bowditch, Nathaniel
  • Blunt, Edmund M.
  • Hill, Samuel
  • Biggs, Thomas
  • Moore, John Hamilton
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  • Nautical astronomy
  • Navigation
  • Money
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The new practical navigator : being an epitome of navigation; containing the different methods of working the lunar observations, and all the requisite tables used with the nautical almanac, in determining the latitude and longitude; and keeping a complete reckoning at sea: illustrated by proper rules and examples: the whole exemplified in a journal kept from England to the island of Teneriffe ... The first American, from the thirteenth English edition of John Hamilton Moore. Improved by the introduction of several new tables, and by large additions to the forme tables, and revised and corrected by a skilful mathematician and navigator. Illustrated with copper-plates. To which are added, some general instructions and information to merchants, masters of vessels, and others concerned in navigation, relative to the mercantile and maritime laws and customs, (electronic resource)
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Note
  • The additions are largely the work of Nathaniel Bowditch. Cf. the preface, signed: Edmund M. Blunt. Sept. 1, 1800
  • Plate facing p. 283 engraved by Samuel Hill
  • Error in paging: p. 236 misnumbered 214
  • Bookseller's advertisement, p. [571-572]
  • Reproduction of original from Boston Public Library
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ESTCW24792
Dimensions
80.
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unknown
Edition
Second edition.
Extent
xii,[1],14-570,[2]p., [8]leaves of plates
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electronic
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illustrations, diagrams
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not applicable
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
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remote
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(Uk-ES)006443021
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The new practical navigator : being an epitome of navigation; containing the different methods of working the lunar observations, and all the requisite tables used with the nautical almanac, in determining the latitude and longitude; and keeping a complete reckoning at sea: illustrated by proper rules and examples: the whole exemplified in a journal kept from England to the island of Teneriffe ... The first American, from the thirteenth English edition of John Hamilton Moore. Improved by the introduction of several new tables, and by large additions to the forme tables, and revised and corrected by a skilful mathematician and navigator. Illustrated with copper-plates. To which are added, some general instructions and information to merchants, masters of vessels, and others concerned in navigation, relative to the mercantile and maritime laws and customs, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
  • The additions are largely the work of Nathaniel Bowditch. Cf. the preface, signed: Edmund M. Blunt. Sept. 1, 1800
  • Plate facing p. 283 engraved by Samuel Hill
  • Error in paging: p. 236 misnumbered 214
  • Bookseller's advertisement, p. [571-572]
  • Reproduction of original from Boston Public Library
Control code
ESTCW24792
Dimensions
80.
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Second edition.
Extent
xii,[1],14-570,[2]p., [8]leaves of plates
Form of item
electronic
Other physical details
illustrations, diagrams
Reformatting quality
not applicable
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(Uk-ES)006443021

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