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 third edition, wherein the mistakes in the former impressions are corrected. By W.P.
- W. P.
- [London] : The quadrants, nocturnals, and this book, are to be sold by Joseph Moxon, at his shop on Ludgate hill near Fleet-bridge, at the sign of Atlas in London, 1665.
- Physical Description:
- 2 unnumbered pages, 45 pages, 1 unnumbered page : illustrations (woodcut)
- Imperfect; tightly bound with some loss of text.
Reproduction of the original in the British Library.
- Other Forms:
- Available electronically as part of Early English books online.
- Reproduction Note:
- Microfilm. Ann Arbor, Mich. : UMI, 1991. 1 microfilm reel ; 35 mm. 35mm. (Early English books, 1641-1700 ; 2051:25).
- Binding notes:
- Microfilm D18a reel.2051:1 c.1 (Microfilm, Microfiche, etc.) bound in The mystery of Israel's salvation, explained and applyed: or, A discourse concerning the general conversion of the Israelitish nation [microform] : Wherein is shewed, 1. That the twelve tribes shall be saved. 2. When this is to be expected. 3. Why this must be. 4. What kind of salvation the tribes of Israel shall partake of (viz.) a glorious, wonderful, spiritual, temporal salvation. Being the substance of several sermons preached By Increase Mather, M.A. Teacher of a Church in Boston in New England
- 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.) P138D
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