Description and use of a diagram of navigation: by which all problems in plane, traverse, parallel, middle latitude and Mercator's sailing may be instantly and accurately resolved. Adapted to the capacity of all who know the use of figures. Designed as an easy introduction, by sensible demonstration, to the principles, and the practice of navigation. With a diagram engraved (Google eBook)
Printed by Fellowes & Simpson, 1822 - Transportation - 64 pages
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