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Lawrence H. Slaughter Collection of English maps, charts, globes, books and atlases / Atlases / The new American practical navigator; : being an epitome of navigation; containing all the tables 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. ... : The whole exemplified in a journal, kept from Boston to Madeira, in which all the rules of navigation are introduced ... : To which are added, some general instructions and information ... relative to maritime laws and mercantile customs. From the best authorities. ; enriched with a number of new tables, with original improvements and additions, and a large variety of new and important matter: also many thousand errors are corrected, which have appeared in the best systems of navigation yet published. / By Nathaniel Bowditch, Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. ; Illustrated with copperplates.

 


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