Norwood's system of navigation teaching the whole art, in a way more familiar, easie, and practical, than hath been hitherto done. Shewing, the projection of the plain scale: the sphere in plaino: astronomical problems useful in navigation: traverse tables: right lin'd triangles, geometrically, by tables of sines, tangents, logarithms, and by Gunter's ruler; applied to Plain and Mercator's sailing. Illustrated by schemes on copper-plates. How to make observations at sea or shore. Sure and easie ways of reckoning by latitude, longitude, and meridional distance; with tables for both ways of sailing. The longitude and latitude of principal places. Tables for the suns place and declination; of the longitudes, latitudes, declinations, right ascensions, and seasons of some noted stars. Spherical triangles; and their use in great circle sailing. The use of the globes, Azimuth compass for variation. And also of sea-gunnery. The description and use of a new instrument, called Encyclologium, or the sliding circles; which, wit
printed for H. Sawbridge, T. Guy, T. Parkhurst, J. Robinson, and G. Conyers,
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