1883 The Stars NAVIGATION Nautical Astronomy Compass Rosser Illustrated MAPS

ROSSER, William Henry

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How to find the Stars’ is a practical guide for navigation utilizing the sky and astronomical charts to find longitude and latitude versus using a compass. William Rosser gives instruction how to find and recognize stars, definitions in Navigation and Nautical Astronomy, and solutions to various problems in navigation – problems pertaining to determining a ship’s position at sea including:

  • Time and the Error of the Compass
  • Sumner’s Method
  • Astronomical Navigation of the French
  • Pagel’s Method
  • A, B, and C Tables for finding Azimuth
  • Correcting Longitude in connection with sun, moon, planet, or stars

 

This 1883 edition includes numerous tables and illustrations with 4 fold-out charts bound at the end!

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1883 The Stars NAVIGATION Nautical Astronomy Compass Rosser Illustrated MAPS

 

How to find the Stars’ is a practical guide for navigation utilizing the sky and astronomical charts to find longitude and latitude versus using a compass. William Rosser gives instruction how to find and recognize stars, definitions in Navigation and Nautical Astronomy, and solutions to various problems in navigation – problems pertaining to determining a ship’s position at sea including:

  • Time and the Error of the Compass
  • Sumner’s Method
  • Astronomical Navigation of the French
  • Pagel’s Method
  • A, B, and C Tables for finding Azimuth
  • Correcting Longitude in connection with sun, moon, planet, or stars

 

This 1883 edition includes numerous tables and illustrations with 4 fold-out charts bound at the end!

 

Item number: #10524

Price: $499

 

ROSSER, William Henry

 

How to find the Stars, and their use in determining latitude, longitude, and the error of the compass.

 

London: Norie & Wilson, 1883.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages
    • [5], 70, [1], [4 folding plates]
    • Some intext illustrations
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Cloth; tight and secure
  • Size: ~12.5in X 10in (32cm x 25.5cm)
  • Quite rare and desirable

 

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10524

Categories

Arts & Architecture

Medicine & Science

Authors

ROSSER, William Henry

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

English

Binding

Hardcover

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete