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The Description and Use of a New Much-Improved Sinical Quadrant [electronic resource]: Whereby, a Person Knowing Addition and Subtraction Only, May Learn, in Six Hours, to Allow for Variation and Lee-Way, &C. Also, Determine the Longitude at Sea, and Keep a Regular Journal of a Voyage to Any Part of the World. This Instrument Is Equally Useful in Altimetry, Surveying, &C. For Taking Altitudes, and Determining Right Angled Triangles. Invented by John Adams, at the Academy, in Brook-Street, Ratcliff; And Made by Richard Rust, Mathematical-Instrument-Maker, St. Catherine's, London

Adams, John
Format
EBook; Book; Online
Published
[London] : Skirven, printer, Ratcliff-Highway, MDCCLXXXI. [1781]
Language
English
Description
38, [2] p., plate ; 8⁰.
Notes
  • Includes: 'A journal of a voyage, from the Lizard, towards Madeira, in the Swift, A.B. commander. ..'.
  • 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, T13195.
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