Item Details

Print View

An Explanation of a New Construction and Improvement of the Sea Octant and Sextant [electronic resource]: Containing, a Most Easy, Expeditious and Accurate Method of Adjusting and Rectifying Those Instruments for Use Both at Sea and Land. Also the Best Disposition of the Glasses; With Directions for Making the Fore and Back Observations; And the Several Steps in the Process of Finding the Longitude at Sea. Illustrated by Four Copper-Plates. By B. Martin

Martin, Benjamin
Format
EBook; Book; Online
Published
London : printed for the author, at No. 171, Fleet-Street, [1775?]
Language
English
Description
[2], 37, [1] p., fold.plates ; 8⁰.
Notes
  • "The public are indebted solely to my son, J.L. Martin, for the invention .." (Preface); he was awarded patent no. 1088 in 1774.
  • Price from imprint: price 1s. 6d.
  • 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, T25321.
Copyright Not EvaluatedCopyright Not Evaluated
Technical Details
  • Access in Virgo Classic
  • Staff View

    LEADER 02604cam a2200421 4500
    001 u4097878
    003 SIRSI
    005 20070906095400.0
    006 m | d |
    007 cr||n||||||||n
    008 790217s1775 enk|||| 00| ||eng c
    035
      
      
    a| (Sirsi) ESTCT25321
    035
      
      
    a| (Uk-ES)006224176
    040
      
      
    a| Uk-ES c| Uk-ES d| CU-RivES d| CStRLIN d| CU-RivES d| CU-RivES d| Cengage Gale
    100
    1
      
    a| Martin, Benjamin, d| 1705-1782.
    245
    1
    3
    a| An explanation of a new construction and improvement of the sea octant and sextant h| [electronic resource] : b| containing, A most easy, expeditious and accurate Method of adjusting and rectifying those Instruments for Use both at Sea and Land. Also the best Disposition of the Glasses; with Directions for making the Fore and Back Observations; and the several Steps in the Process of finding the Longitude at Sea. Illustrated by four Copper-Plates. By B. Martin.
    260
      
      
    a| London : b| printed for the author, at No. 171, Fleet-Street, c| [1775?]
    300
      
      
    a| [2], 37, [1] p., fold.plates ; c| 8⁰.
    500
      
      
    a| "The public are indebted solely to my son, J.L. Martin, for the invention .." (Preface); he was awarded patent no. 1088 in 1774.
    500
      
      
    a| Price from imprint: price 1s. 6d.
    530
      
      
    a| Also available in microfilm (click link to determine reel #).
    533
      
      
    a| Electronic reproduction. b| Farmington Hills, Mich. : c| Cengage Gale, d| 2009. n| Available via the World Wide Web. n| Access limited by licensing agreements. f| Eighteenth century collections online 7| s2009 miunns
    510
    4
      
    a| English Short Title Catalog, c| T25321.
    500
      
      
    a| Reproduction of original from British Library.
    650
      
    0
    a| Sextant.
    650
      
    0
    a| Nautical instruments.
    650
      
    0
    a| Astronomical instruments.
    752
      
      
    a| Great Britain b| England d| London.
    856
    4
    0
    u| http://proxy01.its.virginia.edu/login?url=http://find.galegroup.com/ecco/infomark.do?contentSet=ECCOArticles&docType=ECCOArticles&bookId=0062801800&type=getFullCitation&tabID=T001&prodId=ECCO&docLevel=TEXT_GRAPHICS&version=1.0&source=library&userGroupName=viva_uva
    596
      
      
    a| 1 14
    999
      
      
    a| XX(4097878.1) w| WEB i| 4097878-1001 l| INTERNET m| UVA-LIB t| INTERNET
    999
      
      
    a| Micfilm S-976 w| ALPHANUM i| 4097878-2001 l| IVYANNEX m| IVY t| MICROFILM
▾See more
▴See less

Availability

Read Online

Library Location Map Availability Call Number
Ivy Annex N/A Available