460
460
Newhouse, Daniel
THE ART OF SAILING BY THE LOGARITHMS, OR ARTIFICIAL SINES AND TANGENTS. BEING THE MOST EXACT WAY OF WORKING ALL SORT OF TRAVERSES, AND KEEPING A RECKONING AT SEA... BEING THE SECOND PART OF THE WHOLE ART OF NAVIGATION (A TRIANGULAR CANON LOGARITHMICAL...). LONDON: FOR RICHARD MOUNT, 1701
Estimate
2,0003,000
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460
Newhouse, Daniel
THE ART OF SAILING BY THE LOGARITHMS, OR ARTIFICIAL SINES AND TANGENTS. BEING THE MOST EXACT WAY OF WORKING ALL SORT OF TRAVERSES, AND KEEPING A RECKONING AT SEA... BEING THE SECOND PART OF THE WHOLE ART OF NAVIGATION (A TRIANGULAR CANON LOGARITHMICAL...). LONDON: FOR RICHARD MOUNT, 1701
Estimate
2,0003,000
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Newhouse, Daniel
THE ART OF SAILING BY THE LOGARITHMS, OR ARTIFICIAL SINES AND TANGENTS. BEING THE MOST EXACT WAY OF WORKING ALL SORT OF TRAVERSES, AND KEEPING A RECKONING AT SEA... BEING THE SECOND PART OF THE WHOLE ART OF NAVIGATION (A TRIANGULAR CANON LOGARITHMICAL...). LONDON: FOR RICHARD MOUNT, 1701
4to (245 x 190mm.), contemporary red goatskin gilt tooled to a panel design and using a small parrot head stamp, spine gilt in compartments, gilt edges, occasional slight browning, first flyleaf removed, title-page slightly torn along gutter, bookplate removed from verso of title-page, extremities rubbed, joints cracking
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Provenance

bought from Simon Finch, London, 1999

Literature

Tomash & Williams N27; both parts: Adams & Waters 2670; ESTC n25798

Catalogue Note

FIRST EDITION of this second part. The Naval Binder used a small parrot head stamp, very similar but not identical to this stamp. Samuel Pepys's copy of the first part (published in 1685) was in a Charles Mearne binding.

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