The Advancement of the Art of Navigation in Two Parts

The Advancement of the Art of Navigation in Two Parts : The First Shewing by a New Canon of Sines, Tangents, and Secants, How to Resolve All Cases of Right-Lined Triangles, Onely by Looking Into the Tables Without Any Calculation (1657)

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  • Paperback | 324 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 17mm | 582g
  • Charleston SC, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1240950748
  • 9781240950744