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A New and Easy Guide to the Use of the Globes [electronic resource]: And the Rudiments of Geography. Wherein the Knowledge of the Heavens and Earth Is Made Easy to the Meanest Capacity: First, by Giving a Concise Account of the Four Quarters to the World, With the Distance and Situation of the Principal Islands and Inland Places; And Secondly, by the Solution of Upwards of Seventy Useful Problems, in Geography, Astronomy, Navigation, and Dialling. In Which Are Inserted Three Useful Tables. I. Shews the Latitude of the Principal Places, and Their Longitude From the Meridian of London. II. Shews the Sun's Place, Declination, Time of Rising and Setting; Length of Days and Nights, and Beginning and Ending of Twilight Every Week, According to the New Style. III. Shews the Latitude, Longitude, Right Ascendon, and Declination of the Most Eminent Fixed Stars. To the Whole Are Subjoined, I. An Appendix; Containing a Short Account of the Solar System, and of the Comets and Fixed Stars: II. A Supplement; Exhibiting a Brief View of the Figure and Magnitude of the Earth, of the Nature of the Atmosphere, of the Theory of the Tides, and a Concise System of Chronology. By Daniel Fenning, Author of the School-Master's Useful Companion, or Scholar's Best Instructor; The Royal English Dictionary, Published by the King's Authority; The British Youth's Instructor, or, a New and Easy Guide to Practical Arthmetic; And the Young Man's Book of Knowledge

Fenning, Daniel
Format
EBook; Book; Online
Published
London : printed for S. Crowder, In Paternoster-Row, 1785.
Edition
The fifth edition. With large corrections and improvements
Language
English
Description
ix, [3], 213, [1] p., plates : maps ; 12⁰.
Notes
Reproduction of original from British Library.
Reproduction Notes
Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Cengage Gale, 2009. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements. Eighteenth century collections online s2009 miunns
Other Forms
Also available in microfilm (click link to determine reel #).
Cited in
English Short Title Catalog, N4787.
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