containing all the table necessary to be used with the Nautical Almanac, in determining the latitude; and the longitude by lunar observations; and keeping a complete reckoning at sea. illustrated by proper rules and examples.
the whole exemplified in a Journal kept from Boston to Madeira, in which all the rules of navigation are introduced.
also, the demonstration of the most useful rules of trigonometry: with many problems in mensuration, surveying and gauging; dictionary of Sea Terms; and the manner of performing the most common Evolutions at Sea.......
in a full plain leather binding, ruled in gilt to the spine, lacking spine title-label. some browning and foxing, mostly light, but heavier in places, especially on the plates.
the workman-like binding is well rubbed, but sound, with cracking to joints, and old glue repair to hinges. complete with the folding chart of the Atlantic Ocean (rather creased, but complete) and 11 other plates.