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A COLLECTION OF SIX WORKS IN FIVE VOLUMES, ALL 4TO, COMPRISING:
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A COLLECTION OF SIX WORKS IN FIVE VOLUMES, ALL 4TO, COMPRISING:
i. Norwood, Richard (1590?-1675). Trigonometrie: or, the doctrine of triangles... Whereunto is annexed (chiefly for the use of seamen) a treatise of the application thereof, in the three principal kinds of sailing... Also other necessary tables used in navigation... eight (sic) edition. London: R.W. for William Fisher, T. Passinger, and R. Smith, 1685, woodcut diagrams, bookseller's advert on verso of last leaf, contemporary panelled calf, (bought from Jeffrey D. Mancevice, Worcester, MA, 1985), [T&W N47; Adams 74; ESTC R1782; Wing N1377], long tear in Ss2 (without loss), binding somewhat worn, rebacked
ii. Colson, Nathaniel. The mariners new kalendar. London: printed for Thomas Page, William and Fisher Mount, 1727, half-title with bookseller's advert on verso, woodcut illustrations and diagrams, p.13/14 folded, later Spanish calf, spine gilt with red morocco label, ("Kalendario Maritimo" written in bold script on half-title; inscription on last leaf of Benito Antonio Espínola y Moro (1687-1774), naval commander in Spain's Caribbean colonies; bought from Pickering & Chatto, London, 2002), [T&W C127; Adams 19; not in ESTC], first 4 leaves browned, some cropping, stamp erased from title (very minor loss)
iii. another edition. London: printed for J. Mount and T. Page, 1769, half-title with bookseller's advert on verso, woodcut illustrations and diagrams, contemporary sheep, (W. Springthorpe 1769, inscription; Leicestershire Museums, exlibris; bought from E.M. Lawson, East Hagbourne, 2002, Catalogue 303, item 51), [T&W C128; Adams 19; ESTC N4043 (3 copies)], slightly wormed at foot at end just touching a few letters, binding slightly rubbed, rebacked
iv. Haselden, Thomas (d.1740). The seaman's daily assistant. London: printed for J. Mount and T. Page, 1767, [T&W H66; Adams 38; ESTC N21392 (2 copies recorded)], bound with,
v. [Harrison, Richard] A New sett of logarithmic solar tables, calculated and constructed for determining the latitude at sea. London: J. Mount and Thomas Page, 1768, one illustration, p.29/30 folded, [T&W H25; Adams 37; ESTC N11128 (3 copies)], 2 works bound in one, contemporary calf, (bought from Roger Gaskell, Warboys, 1994), spine worn
vi. Callet, Jean-François. Supplément à la trigonométrie sphérique et à la navigation de Bezout. Paris: Didot l'ainé, 1798, folding engraved plate, contemporary calf-backed boards, [T&W C13]
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