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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 : the whole exemplified in a journal, kept from Boston to Madeira ... by Nathaniel Bowditch

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Published by Edward Little & Co. in Newburyport [Mass.] .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Navigation,
  • Nautical astronomy

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Nathaniel Bowditch
SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 22445
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Paginationxiii, 653 p., 12 leaves of plates
Number of Pages653
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15106930M

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