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A tutor to astronomie and geographie, or, An easie and speedy way to know the use of both the globes, coelestial and terrestrial : in six books : the first teaching the rudiments of astronomy and geography, the 2. shewing by the globes the solution of astronomical & geographical probl., the 3. shewing by the globes the solution of problems in navigation, the 4. shewing by the globes the solution of astrological problemes, the 5. shewing by the globes the solution of gnomonical problemes, the 6. shewing by the globes the solution of of [sic] spherical triangles : more fully and amply then hath ever been set forth either by Gemma Frisius, Metius, Hues, Wright, Blaew, or any others that have taught the use of the globes : and that so plainly and methodically that the meanest capacity may at first reading apprehend it, and with a little practise grow expert in these divine sciences / by Joseph Moxon ; whereunto is added Antient poetical stories of the stars, shewing reasons why the several shapes and forms are pictured on the coelestial globe, collected from Dr. Hood ; as also a Discourse of the antiquity, progress and augmentation of astronomie.
- Moxon, Joseph, 1627-1691.
About this work
London : Printed by Joseph Moxon ..., 1659.
14 unnumbered pages, 224, 40 pages, 1 leaf of plates : illustrations, portrait
Running title: A tutor to astronomy and geography.
Includes bibliographical references.
Added, engraved t.p.: Ductor ad astronomiam & geographiam, vel usus globi.
"Ancient stories of the several stars ... collected from Dr. Hood," p. 200-224.
Reproduction of original in Huntington Library.
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Mich. : UMI, 1999- (Early English books online) Digital version of: (Early English books, 1641-1700 ; 769:16) s1999 miun s