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Author Seller, John, active 1658-1698.
Title Practical navigation, or, An introduction to the whole art : containing many useful and geometrical definitions and problems; the doctrine of plain and spherical triangles; plain Mercator, and great-circle sailing; sundry useful problems in astronomy; the use of instruments; the azimuth-compass, ring-dial, variation-compass; the fore-staff, quadrant, plough, and nocturnal; the plain scale, Gunter's scale, sinical quadrant, plain-chart, Mercator's chart, both globes, the inclinatory-needle, and virtues of the loadstone. Useful tables of the moon's age, of the tides, of the sun's place, declination, and right-ascension; of the stars right-ascension and declination; the latitude and longitude of places; and a table of meridional parts : likewise a new traverse-table, and the use thereof in keeping a reckoning at sea : also a table of 10000 logarithms, and of the log. sines, tangents, and secants / by John Seller, hydrographer to the king.
Alternative Title Introduction to the whole art
Related title Table containing ten chiliads of logarithms.
Triangular canon logarithmical.
Publication Info London : Printed by J. Darby, and are to be sold by the author, and John Wingfield, 1683.
Edition The fifth edition.



Descript [10], 350, [150]] p. : ill.
Edition The fifth edition.
Note Added illustrated t.p.
"A table containing ten chiliads of logarithms," and "A triangular canon logarithmical" each have special t.p.
Reproduction of original in: Henry E. Huntington Library, San Marino, California.
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Author Seller, John, active 1658-1698.
Series Early English books online.
Subject Navigation -- Early works to 1800.
Navigation -- Tables.
Logarithms.
Alternative Title Introduction to the whole art
Related title Table containing ten chiliads of logarithms.
Triangular canon logarithmical.
Descript [10], 350, [150]] p. : ill.
Edition The fifth edition.
Note Added illustrated t.p.
"A table containing ten chiliads of logarithms," and "A triangular canon logarithmical" each have special t.p.
Reproduction of original in: Henry E. Huntington Library, San Marino, California.
Author Seller, John, active 1658-1698.
Series Early English books online.
Subject Navigation -- Early works to 1800.
Navigation -- Tables.
Logarithms.
Alternative Title Introduction to the whole art
Related title Table containing ten chiliads of logarithms.
Triangular canon logarithmical.

Subject Navigation -- Early works to 1800.
Navigation -- Tables.
Logarithms.
Descript [10], 350, [150]] p. : ill.
Note Added illustrated t.p.
"A table containing ten chiliads of logarithms," and "A triangular canon logarithmical" each have special t.p.
Reproduction of original in: Henry E. Huntington Library, San Marino, California.

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