Nautical and Astronomical Tables: Compiled and Computed for Facilitating Operations in Navigation and Nautical Astronomy: Comprising Several New Tables, Particularly Adapted for the Mean Atmospherical Refractions in the East and West Indies, as Well as in the Temperate and Frigid Zones; the Transits of Sixty-one Stars Over Any Meridian to the Year 1836 Inclusive. To which are Prefixed, a Full Explanation of Their Uses and Application ...
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