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The description and use of a new quadrant, [electronic resource] : for finding the latitude at sea : invented and made, by Benjamin Cole, Mathematical and Optical Instrument-Maker, At the Orrery in Fleet-Street, London; Late the Shop of Mr. Thomas Wright, Instrument-Maker to his Majesty. The second edition. With an appendix, shewing some useful improvements on Cole's quadrant. Particularly Godfrey's Horizon Vane improv'd. Which furnishes the Mariner with the Means of taking an Observation easily in boisterous Weather. To which are added, Short and Plain Instructions for the Use of that most excellent Instrument, invented by John Hadley, Esq; with the Improvement of an Artificial Horizon.

Author/Creator:
Cole, Benjamin, 1695-1766.
Publication:
London : printed by John Hart, MDCCXLIX. [1749]
Format/Description:
Book
[2],48p.,plate : ill. ; 8⁰.
Series:
Eighteenth century collections online. Part 1.
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Subjects:
Navigation -- Early works to 1800.
Quadrants (Astronomical instruments).
Place of Publication:
England London.
System Details:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Notes:
With an advertisement to the reader inserted after the titlepage.
The plate is dated June 9, 1748.
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, T122296.
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.