Navigation; or, the Art of Sailing Upon the Sea. Containing a Demonstration of the Fundamental Principles of this Art. Together with All the Practical Rules of Computing a Ship's Way, Both by Plain Sailing, Mercator, and Middle Latitude, Founded Upon the Foregoing Principles. With Many Other Useful Things Hereto Belonging. To Which are Added, Several Necessary Tables.

By: Emerson (W.)

Price: £350.00

Quantity: 1 available


xi + 208pp, with 116pp tables, and an errata leaf at end, 7 folding engravedûplates, lacks front free endpaper, original full calf, raised bands downûspine, no label, a good copy. AJS: Published anonymously but the author was William Emerson (1701-1782).ûThere was a revised and enlarged second edition published in 1764.ûIn two parts (1) Astronomical Problems, Lee-Way, Variations, etc (2) TheûTheory or Fundamental Principles of Navigation (includes 8pp table of SeaûTerms).

Title: Navigation; or, the Art of Sailing Upon the Sea. Containing a Demonstration of the Fundamental Principles of this Art. Together with All the Practical Rules of Computing a Ship's Way, Both by Plain Sailing, Mercator, and Middle Latitude, Founded Upon the Foregoing Principles. With Many Other Useful Things Hereto Belonging. To Which are Added, Several Necessary Tables.

Author Name: Emerson (W.)

Categories: Pilots/Navigation/Seamanship,

Publisher: 1755,

kg: 1.00 kg

Seller ID: 11684