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A treatise on ship-building and navigation [electronic resource] : In three parts wherein the theory, practice, and application of all the necessary instruments are perspicuously handled. With the construction and use of a new invented shipwright's sector, for readily laying down and delineating ships, whether of similar or dissimilar forms. Also tables of the sun's declination, of meridional parts, of difference of latitude and departure, of logarithms, and of artificial sines, tangents, and secants. With an English abridgment of another treatise on naval architecture, lately published at Paris by M. Duhamel, mem. of the R. Acad. of Sciences, fellow of the Royal Society of London, and Surveyor General of the French marine. To which is now added a supplement. Containing a translation of what M. Bouguer, another French author has written on that subject: and M. Duhamel's method of finding the center of gravity, with some remarks by the author. The whole illustrated with twenty-three copper-plates. By Mungo Murray. .

Author/Creator:
Murray, Mungo, d. 1770.
Edition:
The second edition.
Publication:
London : printed for A. Millar, in the Strand, MDCCLXV. [1765]
Series:
Eighteenth century collections online. Part 1.
Format/Description:
Book
[13],4-343,[1];[5],2-70;[4],iii,[1],117,[3]p.,plates ; 4⁰.
Subjects:
Navigation -- Early works to 1800.
Shipbuilding -- Early works to 1800.
Place of Publication:
England London.
System Details:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Notes:
'The elememts [sic] of naval architecture: ... By M. Duhamel du Monceau', 1764; and 'Supplement to the treatise on ship-building. ... Translated from M. Bouguer's Traité du navire', 1765; each have separate titlepage, pagination, and register.
With a final advertisement leaf.
Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Cengage Gale, 2009. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements. s2009 miunns
Reproduction of original from British Library.
Cited in:
English Short Title Catalog, T149898.
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.
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