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The seaman's manual : containing a variety of matters useful to the navigator : among which are directions for keeping accounts--Rules for ascertaining the tonnage, for proportioning the spars, making the sails of vessels and cutting a gang of rigging--Method of obtaining the latitude, illustrated by diagram--Rules for odjusting [sic] the sextant, illustrated by diagram--Rule for ascertaining the latitude by the North Star for any year, illustrated by diagrams--Right and oblique angled trigonometry--Tables of cordage, together with an analysis of the law of ships and shipping, and of the law of marine insurance, &c. &c. &c. / By Francis G. Clarke, teacher of the Nautical Academy, Portland, Maine.

Author/Creator:
Clarke, Francis G. (Francis Gedney), 1792-1843.
Publication:
Portland [Me.] : Shirley, Hyde & Co. Publishers., 1830.
Format/Description:
Archive
vii, [2], 10-367, [1] p., [4] folded leaves of plates : ill. ; 25 cm.
Subjects:
Nautical Academy (Portland, Me.)
Shipping -- Accounting.
Sails.
Masts and rigging.
Marine insurance.
Navigation.
Money -- Tables.
Nautical training-schools -- Maine.
Place of Publication:
United States Maine Portland.
Notes:
Includes an advertisement for the Nautical Academy, p. [i], 1st count.
Copyright Nov. 28, 1830 by Shirley, Hyde & Co.
Last page blank.
"Errata."--P. [viii].
Includes index.
Local notes:
Kaplan Collection copy presented to the Penn Libraries in 2012 by Arnold and Deanne Kaplan.
Penn Provenance:
Kaplan, Arnold (donor) (Kaplan Collection copy)
Kaplan, Deanne (donor) (Kaplan Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
1830
Cited in:
Checklist Amer. imprints 908
Contributor:
Webster, E.
Arnold and Deanne Kaplan Collection of Early American Judaica (University of Pennsylvania)
OCLC:
191251801
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