The New American Practical Navigator: Being an Epitome of Navigation; Containing All the Tables Necessary to be Used with the Nautical Almanac, in Determining the Latitude and the Longitude by Lunar Observations; and Keeping a Complete Reckoning at Sea ... The Whole Exemplified in a Journal Kept from Boston to Madeira ... With an Appendix, Containing Methods of Calculating Eclipses of the Sun and Moon, and Occultations of the Fixed Stars
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