An accidence or The path-way to experience [microform] : Necessary for all young sea-men, or those that are desirous to goe to sea, briefly shewing the phrases, offices, and words of command, belonging to the building, ridging, and sayling, a man of warre; and how to manage a fight at sea. Together with the charge and duty of every officer, and their shares: also the names, vveight, charge, shot, and powder, of all sorts of great ordnance. With the vse of the petty tally. Written by Captaine Iohn Smith sometimes governour of Virginia, and admirall of New England
- Smith, John, 1580-1631
- Uniform Title:
- Sea-mans grammar
- Additional Titles:
- Accidence and Path-way to experience
- London : Printed [by Nicholas Okes] for Ionas Man, and Benjamin Fisher, and are to be sold at the signe of the Talbot, in Aldersgate streete, 1626.
- Physical Description:
- 8 unnumbered pages, 19, 24-42 pages, 2 unnumbered pages
- A variant (STC 22785) is dated 1627., Dedication on A2r: "To all the Right Honorable and most generous lords in England, and others". Variant: dedication to Sir Robert Heath., Enlarged and rearranged as "A sea grammar" and, later, "A sea-mans grammar"., Printer's name from STC., Reproduction of a photostat of the original in the Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery., Running title reads: An accidence for yong sea-men., The last leaf is blank., and ALSO AVAILABLE ONLINE TO AUTHORIZED PSU USERS.
- Other Forms:
- Available electronically as part of Early English books online.
- Reproduction Note:
- Microfilm. Ann Arbor, Mich. : UMI, 1964. 1 microfilm reel ; 35 mm. (Early English books, 1475-1640 ; 1008:12).
- Reviewed/Cited In:
- Pollard, A.W. Short-title catalogue of books printed in England, Scotland, & Ireland and of English books printed abroad, 1475-1640 (2nd ed.) 22784.
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