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Nautical tables designed for the use of British seamen.

James Inman

Nautical tables designed for the use of British seamen.

by James Inman

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Published by Rivingtons in London [etc.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Navigation -- Tables

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsInman, James Williams,
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsVK563 I55 1871
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[various pagings]
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17177209M

    REFERENCE BOOK. Jean Randier, "Nautical Antiques for the Collector," Doubleday & Co., GardenCity, New York, , pages, hard cover with dust jacket. Long out-of-print, this book is widely recognized as the pioneering reference on the topic of nautical antiques. Nautical odes; or, Poetical sketches designed to commemorate the achievements of the British Navy. (London, Printed by W. Wilson, ), by John Williams (page images at HathiTrust) Fifty years in the royal navy, (New York, George H. Doran company, [c]), .

    The instrument used for making the necessary angular measurements of lunar distances and celestial altitudes was a reflecting quadrant of the type invented by John Hadley in and already in widespread use among seamen. In his book The British Mariners Guide (London, ) he gave detailed instructions on how to use and rectify this. In appeared his well-known book, ‘Navigation and Nautical Astronomy for the use of British Seamen,’ with accompanying tables. In the third edition () he introduced a new trigonometrical function, the half-versine, or haversine, the logarithms of which were added to the tables, and enormously simplified the practical solution of.

    - Mostly vintage books and ephemera concerned with nautical medicine and medical issues. See more ideas about Vintage books, Medicine and Medical pins. Secrets of Ancient Navigators. the compass took a long time to come into wide use, as many seamen thought it operated by black magic. (Hence the invention of the binnacle, in which sea.


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