Franklin

A new and easy guide to the use of the globes [electronic resource] : and the rudiments of geography. Wherein The Knowledge of the Heavens and Earth is made easy to the meanest Capacity: First, by giving a concise Account of the four Quarters of the World, with the Distance and Situation of the principal Islands and inland Places; and Secondly, by the Solution of upwards of Seventy useful Problems, in Geography, Astronomy, Navigation, and Dialling. In which are inserted three useful tables. I. Shews the Latitude and Longitude of the principal Places from the Meridian of London. II. Shews the Sun's Place, Declination, Time of Rising and Setting; Length of Days and Nights, and Beginning and Ending of Twilight every Week, according to the New Style. III. Shews the Latitude, Longitude, Right Ascension, and Declination of the most eminent fixed Stars. To the whole is subjoined an appendix; Containing a short Account of the Solar System, and of the Comets and Fixed Stars. By Daniel Fenning, Author of the School-Master's Useful Companion, or Scholar's best Instructor; the Royal English Dictionary, published by the King's Authority; the British Youth's Instructor, or, a New and Easy Guide to Practical Arithmetic; and the Young Man's Book of Knowledge. Recommended by several eminent Mathematicians. The fourth edition. With large corrections and improvements, particularly Six large and accurate Maps of the World and its different Parts.

Author/Creator:
Fenning, Daniel.
Publication:
London : printed for S. Crowder, in Paternoster-Row, 1779.
Format/Description:
Book
x,[2],192p.,plates : ill.,maps ; 12⁰.
Series:
Eighteenth century collections online. Part 1.
Status/Location:
Loading...

Options
Location Notes Your Loan Policy

Details

Subjects:
Globes.
Geography.
Place of Publication:
England London.
System Details:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Notes:
Braces in imprint.
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, T133341.
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.