being a concise, easy, and comprehensive system of navigation; calculated for the daily use of seamen, and also for an assistant to the teacher: containing plane, traverse, parallel, middle latitude, and Mercator's sailing; with all the necessary tables. concise rules are given , with a variety of examples in every part of navigation;
also, a new, scientific, and very short method of correcting the dead reckoning; the rules for keeping a complete reckoning at sea, applied to practice, and exemplified in three separate journals, in which may be seen all the varieties which can probably happen in a ship's reckoning.
New-London (Connecticut), 1820.
ppiv 106 + tables. well used condition - obviously been employed in practical navigation at sea, in a contemporary plain calf binding, a bit worn, with most of spine title missing, but sound.
lacks woodcut frontispiece, but otherwise complete, and with an attractive bookseller's trade advertisement on the front paste-down (David Felt of State-Street, Boston)