The sea-mans grammar and dictionary

Publication Date1692
Remainderexplaining all the difficult terms in navigation: and the practical navigator and gunner: in two parts. Containing, I. Most plain and easie directions, to build, rigg, yard, and mast any ship whatsoever. With the manner of working of a ship in all weathers: - and how to manage a fight at sea: - also the charge and duty of every officer in a ship, and their shares - and the use of the petty-tally. II. An abstract of the art of gunnery, (or shooting in great ordnance and morter-pieces:) wherein the principles of that art are plainly taught both by arithmetical calculation, and by tables ready calculated - with the compositions for the making of several fire-works useful in war both at sea and land. - And an appendix how by several geometrical ways to take heights, depths, and distances, accessible or inaccessible. By Captain John Smith, sometimes Governour of Virgnia [sic], and Admiral of New England[:]
Extent[8], 136, 129-144, 133-140, 153-163, [1] p., [2] folded leaves of plates
Publisherprinted for Tho. Dring and B. Griffin, and are to be sold at the Harrow at Chancery-Lane end in Fleetstreet


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