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Mr. Blundevil his exercises : contayning eight treatises, the titles wherof are set down in the next printed page. Which treatises are very necessary to be read and learned of all young gentlemen, that have not been exercised in such disciplines, and yet are desirous to have knowledge as well in cosmographie, astronomie, and geographie, as also in the arte of navigation ... To the furtherance of which art of navigation, the said Mr. Blundevil specially wrote the said treatises, and of meere good will doth dedicate the same to all young gentlemen of this realme.

Blundeville, Thomas, active 1561.
Date
1636


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Also known as

M. Blundevile his exercises
Exercises.
Briefe description of the tables of three speciall right lines belonging to a circle, called sines, tangents, and secants.
Plaine description of Mercator his two globes.
Plaine and full description of Petrus Plancius his universal map.
Very briefe and most plaine description of Mr Blagrave his astrolabe.
Briefe description of universall maps and cards.
Plaine treatise of the first principles of cosmography.
Nevv and necessary treatise of navigation.
New and necessary treatise of navigation.

Publication/Creation

London : Printed by Richard Bishop, and are to be sold by Benjamin Allen at the signe of the Flowerdeluce in Popes-head Alley, 1636.

Physical description

7 unnumbered pages, 131 pages, 2 unnumbered pages, 132-799 pages, 1 unnumbered page, 5 folded plates : illustrations, map

Edition

The seventh edition

Notes

With volvelles on leaves 315, 720, 744.
The first leaf is blank.
"A briefe description of the tables of three speciall right lines belonging to a circle, called sines, tangents, and secants", "A plaine description of Mercator his two globes", "A plaine and full description of Petrus Plancius his universall map", "A very briefe and most plaine description of Mr Blagrave his astrolabe", and "A briefe description of universall maps and cards" each have separate dated title page; "A plaine treatise of the first principles of cosmography" and "A nevv and necessary treatise of navigation" each have separate title page; foliation and register are continuous.
"A briefe description of universal mappes and cards" was first published separately in 1589.
Reproduction of the original in Emmanuel College (University of Cambridge). Library.

Publications note

STC (2nd ed.) 3151.

Reproduction note

Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Mich. : UMI, 1999- (Early English books online) Digital version of: (Early English books, 1475-1640 ; 700:04) s1999 miun s

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  • English


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