The mariner's magazine;
or, Sturmy's mathematical and practical arts. Containing, the description and use of the scale of scales; it being a mathematical ruler, that resolves most mathematical conclusions: and likewise the making and use of the crostaff, quadrant, and the quadrat, nocturnals, and other most useful instruments for all artists and navigators ...
By Capt. Samuel Sturmy.
|Main Author:||Sturmy, Samuel, 1633-1669.|
|Related Names:||Stanyerd, Philip.|
London, Printed by E. Cotes for G. Hurlock [etc.] 1669.
Early works to 1800.
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Both copies lack pl. which should be bound facing p. 24, bk. V with fig. 98-105.
Title, continued: "The art of gunnery ... Astronomy, geometrical, instrumental, and by calculation. The art of dialling by a gnomonical scale ... Whereunto is annexed, an abridgment of the penalties and forfeitures, by acts of parliaments appointed, relating to the customs and navigation. Also, a compendium offortification, both geometrically and instrumentally."
Title, continued: "The art of navigation ... with new tables of the longitude and latitude of the most eminent places round the world ... Together with a discourse of the practick part of navigation, in working a ship in all weathers and conditions at sea. A new way of surveying of land, by the mariners azimuth or amplitude compass ... The art of gauging all sorts of vessels; and the measuring of timber, glass, board, stone, walls, ceilings, and tylings ..."
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illus., tables, diagrs., front. (port.) 11 pl. (10 fold.)
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