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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 easie and exact method for all gunners, carpenters, and boatswains, whereby to know the expence of their stories 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 thereto; a guide for pursers and stewards; the most usual terms at sea explained, 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 seasaring men.

Published London : Printed for Alexander Sims, at the Bible in Betts's-street, Ratcliff-High-Way; and sold by Ebem. Tracy, at the Three Bibles on London-Bridge; and Rich. Mount, at the Postern on Tower-Hill; and Jer. Seller, and Ch. price, at the Hermitage in Wapping, 1703.


Location Call No. Status
Edition The foruth edition, corrected and enlarged by James Love, mathematician.
Physical description 204 pages : illustrations ; 12⁰
Notes 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 Navigation -- Handbooks, manuals, etc. -- Early works to 1800.
Manuals (Handbooks).