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To the ..Worshipful Governors of Christ's Hospital, London : This Book containing the Elements of Navigation, and a Treastise on Marine Fortification,... for use of Children in the Royal Mathematical School. Vol. I;, Robertson, J ( Added to by Lawrence Gwynne)
1 Robertson, J ( Added to by Lawrence Gwynne) To the ..Worshipful Governors of Christ's Hospital, London : This Book containing the Elements of Navigation, and a Treastise on Marine Fortification,... for use of Children in the Royal Mathematical School. Vol. I;
London, nd ( dated 1764 on Dissertation) 
Seventh edition. Hardback. Poor & fragile condition. Disbound with boards missing. First published for the use of the Children in the Royal Mathematical School by the late Mr John Robertson is, in it's Present Improved State, addressed, as a Grateful Acknowledgement for the Numerous Favours conferred upon Your Worships' most Obedient Faithful Servant, Lawrence Gwynne. xlviii, (i-iv missing) title page taped in contains : pp v, Advertisement, vi -ix The Author's preface to the third edition, x - xvi Contents, xviii - xlviii A Dissertation on the Rise and Progress of the Modern Art of Navigation. Page 1 - 326pp contains The Elements of Navigation: Book 1 of Arithmetick, Book 2 of Geometry, Book III of Plane Trigonometry, Book IV of Spherics includes 1 fold out Map, Book V. of Astronomy includes 3 fold out Maps. Pages327 - 350 includes Astranomical Tables. Book VI of Geography includes 1 fold-out Map. Pages 397 - 422 includes Geography Tables. Many diagrams throughout. Spine is broken at pages 242/243. Few pages sellotaped in. " In this edition, the Editor has carefully corrected the errors which had crept into the former, and computed new Tables of the Sun's Declination. He has likewise enlarged, and systimatically arranged the Fifth Book, for that he trusts the work is far more extensiveand correct than any other of the kind extant. Upon the whole, he imagines this Edition will be found more worthy the approbation of the Public in general, and Seamen in particular, than any proceding one. " Rare edition. 
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