An epitome of navigation containing the doctrine of plain and spherical triangles ... Together with tables of the sun and stars ... And the logarithm sines and tangents, ... by Henry Gellibrand. Carefully corrected and enlarged with many useful additions, by James Atkinson, ... by Henry Gellibrand

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SeriesEighteenth century -- reel 6256, no. 03.
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