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Tapp, John (active 1596-1615)
THE SEA-MAN'S CALENDAR: OR, AN EPHEMERIDES OF THE SUN, MOON, AND CERTAIN... FIXED STARS. AS ALSO, A TABLE OF THE LONGITUDE AND LATITUDE OF ALL THE MOST EMINENT PLACES OF THE WORLD, FIRST CALCULATED BY JOHN TAP. SINCE CORRECTED, AND ENLARGED WITH MANY ADDITIONS... [NEWLY EDITED BY] HENRY PHILLIPPES. LONDON: W. GODBID FOR E. HURLOCK, 1674
Estimate
8001,200
LOT SOLD. 1,000 GBP
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654
Tapp, John (active 1596-1615)
THE SEA-MAN'S CALENDAR: OR, AN EPHEMERIDES OF THE SUN, MOON, AND CERTAIN... FIXED STARS. AS ALSO, A TABLE OF THE LONGITUDE AND LATITUDE OF ALL THE MOST EMINENT PLACES OF THE WORLD, FIRST CALCULATED BY JOHN TAP. SINCE CORRECTED, AND ENLARGED WITH MANY ADDITIONS... [NEWLY EDITED BY] HENRY PHILLIPPES. LONDON: W. GODBID FOR E. HURLOCK, 1674
Estimate
8001,200
LOT SOLD. 1,000 GBP
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Tapp, John (active 1596-1615)
THE SEA-MAN'S CALENDAR: OR, AN EPHEMERIDES OF THE SUN, MOON, AND CERTAIN... FIXED STARS. AS ALSO, A TABLE OF THE LONGITUDE AND LATITUDE OF ALL THE MOST EMINENT PLACES OF THE WORLD, FIRST CALCULATED BY JOHN TAP. SINCE CORRECTED, AND ENLARGED WITH MANY ADDITIONS... [NEWLY EDITED BY] HENRY PHILLIPPES. LONDON: W. GODBID FOR E. HURLOCK, 1674
4to (184 x 133mm.), a few woodcut illustrations, contemporary calf, binding rebacked, upper cover detached
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Provenance

Tixall Library [Staffordshire], book label; Charles Turner (1886-1973), his bequest in 1968 to Keele University (deaccessioned in 1998), bookplate; bought from Simon Finch, London, 2001

Literature

Tomash & Williams P72; Adams & Waters 3548; ESTC R184869; Hill, Turner Collection, p.176; Wing T162; cf. Instruments in print 6 (1672 edition)

Catalogue Note

John Tapp's The seaman's calendar, the first attempt at a nautical almanac, was first published in 1602. This edition, one of many, was edited by Henry Phillippes.

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