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M. Blundeuile his exercises : containing eight treatises, the titles whereof are set down in the next printed page: which treatises are very necessarie to be read and learned of all young gentlemen, that haue not bene 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 said M. 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
1613


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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 map.
Plaine and full description of Petrus Plancius his universall map.
Very brief and most plaine description of Master Blagraue his astrolabe.
Very brief and most plaine description of Master Blagrave his astrolabe.
Nevv and necessarie treatise of nauigation.
New and necessarie treatise of navigation.
Brief description of vniuersall maps and cardes.
Brief description of universall maps and cardes.

Publication/Creation

London : Imprinted by VVilliam Stansby, 1613.

Physical description

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

Edition

The fourth edition corrected and augmented.

Notes

The first leaf is blank.
"A briefe description of the tables of the three speciall right lines belonging to a circle, called signes, lines tangent, and lines secant" and "A brief description of vniuersall maps and cardes" each have separate dated title page; "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 map", "A very briefe and most plaine description of Master Blagraue his astrolabe", "A nevv and necessarie treatise of nauigation" each have separate title page; foliation and register are continuous.
"A briefe description of universall maps and cards" was first published separately in 1589.
Reproduction of the original in the Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery.

Publications note

STC (2nd ed.) 3149.

Reproduction note

Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Mich. : UMI, 1999- (Early English books online) Digital version of: (Early English books, 1475-1640 ; 1440:05) s1999 miun s

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Languages

  • English


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