Mr. Blundevil His exercises, contayning eight treatises ... which treatises are very necessary to be read and learned of all young gentlemen that have not been excercised in such disciplines, and yet are desirous to have knowledge as well in cosmographie, astronomie and geographie, as also in the art of navigation, in which art it is impossible to profit without the help of these or such like instructions / To the furtherance of which art of navigation, the said Mr. Blundevil specially wrote the said treatises.
- Blundeville, Thomas, active 1561.
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London : Printed by R. Bishop for B. Allen, 1636.
6 unnumbered leaves, 799 pages, folded plate : illustrations (1 with volvelle), 5 folded tables or maps, 1 inserted figure, woodcut diagrams ; (4to)
The seventh edition corrected and somewhat enlarged /
STC (2nd ed.), 3151
Each treatise, except that on arithmetic, has special t.-p.; the tables, appended to the treatise on arithmetic, also have special t.-p
Of arithmetick. [To which is added] A briefe description of the tables of three speciall right lines belonging to a circle, called sines, tangents, and secants.--A plaine treatise of the first principles of cosmography, and specially of the spheare, representing the shape of the world.--A plaine description of Mercator his two globes, that is to say, of the terrestriall globe, and of the celestiall globe, and of either of them, together with the most necessary uses thereof.--A plaine and full description of Petrus Plancius his universall map, serving both for sea and land, and by him ... put forth in ... 1592.--A very briefe and most plaine description of Mr. Blagrave his astrolabe, which he calleth the Mathematicall jewell.--A new and necessary treatise of navigation, containing all the chiefe principles of that art.--A briefe description of universall maps and cards, and of their use. And also the use of Ptolomey his tables together with the true order of making the sayd tables.
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