The use of a mathematical instrument, called a quadrant [microform] : Shewing very plainly and easily to know the exact height or distance of any steeple, tree, or house, &c. Also to know the hour of the day by it: the height of the sun, moon, or stars: and to know the time of sun-rising and setting; and the length of every day in the year: the place of the sun in the ecliptick: the azimuth, right ascension, and declination of the sun. With many other necessary and delightful conclusions. Performed very readily. As also the use of a nocturnal: whereby you may learn to know the stars in heaven, and the hour of the night, by them. With many other delightful operations. The fourth edition, wherein the mistakes in the former impressions are corrected. By W.P.
- W. P.
- [London] : The quadrants, nocturnals, and this book, are printed and sold by Joseph Moxon, at his shop in Russel street at the sign of Atlas, 1670.
- Physical Description:
- 2 unnumbered pages, 45 pages, 1 unnumbered page : illustrations (woodcut)
- Reproduction of the original in the Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery.
- Other Forms:
- Available electronically as part of Early English books online.
- Reproduction Note:
- Microfilm. Ann Arbor, Mich. : UMI, 1988. 1 microfilm reel ; 35 mm. (Early English books, 1641-1700 ; 1893:12).
- Reviewed/Cited In:
- Wing, D.G. Short-title catalogue of books printed in England, Scotland, Ireland, Wales, and British America, and of English books printed in other countries, 1641-1700 (2nd ed.) P138E.
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