The New American Practical Navigator

Author: Nathaniel Bowditch
Publisher:
ISBN:
Size: 33.62 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
View: 7687
Download Read Online
REPORT Qf the committee, appointed by the EAST INDIA MARINE SocIETY of
Salem; at their meeting on the 6th of May, 1801, to examine a work called “The
New > American Practical Navigator, by Nathaniel Bowditch, F. A. A.” > AFTER a
full examination of the system of Navigation presented to the > society by one of
its members (Mr. Nathaniel Bowditch) they find, that he ~ has corrected many
thousand errors, existing in the best European works of * the kind; especially
those in the ...

The New American Practical Navigator

Author: Nathaniel Bowditch
Publisher: Palala Press
ISBN: 9781343369610
Size: 20.32 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
View: 5844
Download Read Online
This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it.

American Practical Navigator

Author:
Publisher:
ISBN:
Size: 16.28 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
View: 3462
Download Read Online
In this vault, one can find an original 1802 first edition of the New American
Practical Navigator. One cannot hold this small, delicate, slipcovered book
without being impressed by the nearly 200-year unbroken chain of publication
that it has enjoyed. It sailed on U.S. merchantmen and Navy ships shortly after
the quasi-war with France and during British impressment of merchant seamen
that led to the War of 1812. It sailed on U.S. Naval vessels during operations
against Mexico in the ...