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Author Love, James (Mathematician)

Title The mariner's jewel : or, a pocket companion for the ingenious. Containing decimal arithmetick; extraction of the square root; to know the burthen, and how to rig a ship; with an Easy and Exact Method for all Gunners, Carpenters, and Boatswanes, whereby to know the Expence of their Stores every Month, and what they have Remaining; with Proper Directions for making of Masts and Yards according to Proportion; With a new List of the Royal Navy; A General Pay-Table for all Degrees of Men; An Abstract of Parliament for the Encouragement of Seamen, with Her Majesty's Approbation hereto; A Guide for Pursers and Stewards; The most usual Terms at Sea explain'd, with Directions how to work a Ship at Sea; And a Compendium of Sea-Gunnery; With several other things needful to be understood by all Sorts of Sea-Faring Men. By James Love, Mathematician.

Published London : printed for H. and J. Tracy, at the Three Bibles on London-Bridge, 1724.


Location Call No. Status
Edition The sixth edition, corrected & enlarged.
Physical description 164,4 unnumbered pages : illustrations ; 12⁰
Notes With an initial leaf of advertisements.
The last two leaves contain the contents and advertisements.
Reproduction of original from British Library.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Cengage Gale, 2009. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements. s2009 miunns.
Notes Great Britain England London.
Subject Arithmetic -- Early works to 1800.
Shippers' guides -- Early works to 1800.