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Title:
The new American practical navigator : being an epitome of navigation; containing all the tables necessary to be used with the nautical almanac, in determining the latitude, and the longitude by lunar observations, and keeping a complete reckoning at sea; illustrated by proper rules and examples ... dictionary of sea terms; and the manner of performing the most useful evolutions at sea: : with an appendix, containing methods of calculating eclipses of the sun and moon, and occultations of the fixed stars ...
Author:
Bowditch, Nathaniel, 1773-1838.
Edition:
Fourteenth new stereotype edition.
Publication Information:
New-York : Published by E. & G. W. Blunt, proprietors ... Stereotyped at the Boston Type and Stereotype Foundry, [1844]

©1844
Physical Description:
xv, 1 unnumbered page pages, 317 pages, 1 unnumbered page pages, 1 unnumbered leaf pages, 449 pages, 3 pages, 13 leaves of plates (1 folded) : illustrations, maps, diagrams ; 23 cm
General Note:
On verso of title page: Printed by J.M. Elliott, 33 Liberty Street, N.Y.

The plates are engraved by William Hooker.

Three pages at end contain a publishers' advertisement.

Gift of Dr. Elizabeth Olmstead, Buffalo, N.Y., 1996.
Language:
English
Local Note:
Originally bound in brown calf over boards; the spine has been rebound in tan morocco. The front cover verso bears two ownership marks: "W. Commander, Providence, RI" and in the center, "F. R. Gardner, 149 Church St., Lockport, N.Y." The tite page bears the penciled note, "The Whaler Iantic," and the partially erased hand stamp "L. Cutter."
Format :
Book

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