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Thermometrical Navigation [electronic resource]: Being a Series of Experiments and Observations, Tending to Prove, That by Ascertaining the Relative Heat of the Sea-Water From Time to Time, the Passage of a Ship Through the Gulph Stream, and From Deep Water Into Soundings, May Be Discovered in Time to Avoid Danger, Although (Owing to Tempestuous Weather,) It May Be Impossible to Heave the Lead or Observe the Heavenly Bodies. Extracted From the American Philosophical Transactions. Vol. 2 & 3. With Additions and Improvements. [One Line From Poor Richard]

Williams, Jonathan
Format
EBook; Book; Online
Published
Philadelphia : Printed and sold by R. Aitken, no. 22, Market Street, 1799.
Language
English
Description
xii, 98, [4] p., [1] folded leaf of plates : map ; 8⁰.
Notes
  • Author's dedication to Thomas Truxton signed: Jonathan Williams. Philadelphia, August 1, 1799.
  • With an errata slip.
  • "Errata."--p. 98.
  • Signatures: [A]⁴ B-O⁴ [P]1 ([P]1 verso blank)
  • 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
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Also available in microfilm (click link to determine reel #).
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Evans, 36722
Rink, E. Technical Americana, 3893
Sabin, 104300
English Short Title Catalog, W7573.
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