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 ... 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 ... /
By Nathaniel Bowditch ... and, since his decease, continued by his son, J. Ingersoll Bowditch.
|Main Author:||Bowditch, Nathaniel, 1773-1838.|
|Related Names:||Hooker, William 1782-1856., Bowditch, Jonathan Ingersoll 1806-1889.|
New-York : Published by E. & G. W. Blunt, proprietors ... Stereotyped at the Boston Type and Stereotype Foundry, 1844.
Fourteenth new stereotype edition.
Three pages at end contain a publishers' advertisement.
The plates are engraved by William Hooker.
On verso of title page: Printed by J.M. Elliott, 33 Liberty Street, N.Y.
xv, , 317,  p.,  leaf, 449, 3 p., 13 leaves of plates (1 folded) :
ill., maps, diagrs. ;
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