The sea-man's grammar and dictionary explaining all the difficult terms in navigation: and the practical navigator and gunner: in two parts. I. Most plain and easy directions, to build, rigg, yard, and mast any ship whatsoever. With the manner of working of a ship in all weathers:-And how to manage a fight at sea:-Also the charge and duty of every officer in a ship, and their shares-and the use of the petty-tally. II An abstract of the art of gunnery, (or shooting in great ordnance and morter-pieces): wherein the principles of that art are plainly taught, both by arithmetical calculation, and by tables ready calculated-with the compositions for the making of several fire-works useful in war, both at sea and land.-And an apendix how by several geometrical ways to take geights, depths, and distances, accessible or inaccessible. By Captain John Smith, sometimes Governour of Virginia, and Admiral of New England. Now much amplified and enlarged, ... made by several experienced navigators and gunners.
printed for Richard Mount, at the Postern on Tower-Hill,
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