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M. Blundeuile his exercises : contayning eight treatises, the titles whereof are set downe in the next printed page: which treatises are very necessary to be read and learned of all yong gentlemen that haue not beene exercised in such disciplines, and yet are desirous to haue knowledge as well in cosmographie, astronomie, and geographie, as also in the art of nauigation ... To the furtherance of which art of nauigation, the sayd Master Blundeuile 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
1622


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Also known as

M. Blundevile his exercises
M. Blundevile his exercises.
Exercises.
Briefe description of the tables of three speciall right lines belonging to a circle, called signes, lines tangent, and lines secant.
Plaine treatise of the first principles of cosmographie.
Plaine description of Mercator his two globes.
Plaine and full description of Petrus Plancius his vniuersall mappe.
Plaine and full description of Petrus Plancius his universall mappe.
Verie briefe and most plaine description of Mr. Blagraue his astrolabe.
Verie briefe and most plaine description of Mr. Blagrave his astrolabe.
Nevv and necessarie treatise of nauigation.
New and necessarie treatise of navigation.
Briefe description of vniuersall maps and cardes.
Briefe description of uniuersall maps and cardes.

Publication/Creation

London : Printed by William Stansby, and are to be sold by Richard Meighen, at his shop vnder Saint Clements Church without Temple Barre, 1622.

Physical description

16 unnumbered pages, 799 pages, 3 unnumbered pages, 5 folded plates : illustrations

Edition

The sixth edition corrected and augmented.

Notes

The first leaf is blank.
"A brief description of vniuersall maps and cardes" has separate dated title page; "A briefe description of the tables of the three speciall right lines belonging to a circle, called signes, lines tangent, and lines secant", "A plaine treatise of the first principles of cosmographie", "A plaine description of Mercator his two globes", "A plaine and full description of Petrus Plancius his vniuersall mappe", "A verie briefe and most plaine description of Mr. Blagraue his astrolabe", "A nevv and necessarie treatise of nauigation" have separate title pages; pagination and register are continuous.
"A briefe description of universall maps and cards" was first published separately in 1589.
Reproduction of the original in the British Library.

Publications note

STC (2nd ed.) 3150.

Reproduction note

Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Mich. : UMI, 1999- (Early English books online) Digital version of: (Early English books, 1475-1640 ; 1539:13) s1999 miun s

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Languages

  • English


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