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												The New American Practical Navigator by Nathaniel Bowditch
	 - Hardcover
			 - 1868
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The New American Practical Navigator

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The New American Practical Navigator

by Nathaniel Bowditch

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Washington DC: Government Printing Office, Bureau of Navigation, 1868. Book. Very Good. Tan Leather. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Nathaniel Bowditch's (1773-1838) classic encyclopedia and handbook describing in detail the principles and methods of nautical navigation. Full Title. 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, in which all the Rules of Navigation are Introduced; also, the Demonstration of the usual Rules of Trigonometry; problems in Mensuration, Surveying, and Gauging; 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 and Transits of the Moon's line over the Meridian; also a New Method for finding the Latitude by two altitudes. Folding engraved frontispiece map, thirteen other full-page engraved plates and numerous textual diagrams. 8 pp "additions and corrections", xix preface, 1 pp "signs and abbreviations", 289 pp "arithmetic' and "journal", 460 pp "tables." 777 pages total text and tables. Bound in tan full leather with black and red leather spine labels. Recent small archival repair to front hinge near head of spine. Corners of boards rubbed/rounded. Expected age toning throughout. Damp stain along top margin of approx. first 100 pages. Pencil scribble on blank rear end-paper. Otherwise clean and complete. This is an original 1868 publication not a reproduction or former library book. Barking Dog Books and Art LLC has been an independent bookseller on the internet since 2002. Orders are processed promptly, carefully packed, and shipped with USPS tracking..

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Barking Dog Books and Art LLC US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
010559
Title
The New American Practical Navigator
Author
Nathaniel Bowditch
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket condition
No Jacket
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Government Printing Office, Bureau of Navigation
Place of Publication
Washington DC
Date Published
1868
Keywords
US Navy, Navigation, sailing, longitude, latitude, nautical astronomy, Nathaniel Bowditch 1773-1838,
Bookseller catalogs
Mathematics; Technical and Textbook;
Size
8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall

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