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The Description and Use of a New Astronomical Instrument [electronic resource]: For Taking Altitudes of the Sun and Stars at Sea, Without an Horizon; Together With an Easy and Sure Method of Observing the Eclipses of Jupiter's Satellites, or Any Other Phoenomenon of the Like Kind, on Ship-Board; In Order to Determine the Difference of Meridians at Sea. To Which Are Added, Tables for Computing the Times When the Eclipses of the First Satellite of Jupiter Happen Under the Meridian of London

Ward, William; Smith, Caleb
Format
EBook; Book; Online
Published
London : printed for G. Strahan, W. Meadows, and J. Clarke, in Cornhill; C. Rivington, W. Innys and R. Manby, in St Paul's Church-Yard; J. Mann, Optician, at the Archimedes, and J. Senex, against St Dunstan's Church in Fleet-Street; C. Ward and R. Chandler, between the Temple-Gates, and at their Shop in Scarborough; J. Robinson, next the One Tun Tavern, and T. Heath, Mathematical Instrument-Maker, next the Fountain Tavern in the Strand; R. Williamson near Gray's-Inn Gate; and J. Stagg in Westminster-Hall, 1735.
Language
English
Description
31, [1] p., plate ; 4⁰.
Notes
  • Signed in MS. on p. 20: Willm Ward. Caleb Smith.
  • An advertisement for Heath's stock reads "This instrument is made only by Thomas Heath, .. ".
  • Frontis. = plate. A different instrument to that described in t3710, which requires the use of the visible horizon
  • 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, T4457.
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