The Handy Assistant for Mates and Masters, with the Latest Additions and Alterations in the ... The Handy Assistant for Mates and Masters, with the Latest Additions and Alterations in the ... The Handy Assistant for Mates and Masters, with the Latest Additions and Alterations in the ... The Handy Assistant for Mates and Masters, with the Latest Additions and Alterations in the ...

The Handy Assistant for Mates and Masters, with the Latest Additions and Alterations in the Examinations for Foreign-Going Certificates

Allen, L.

Verlag: William Kidd, 1884
Zustand: Fair Hardcover
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B01MEFGTPK 1884 second edition, William Kidd (Dundee, Scotland), 5 1/8 x 7 1/4 inches tall purple embossed leatherette with flexible covers, gilt lettering to front cover, frontispiece (mariner's compass), iv, 124 pp. Mild soiling and moderate to heavy rubbing, creasing and edgewear to covers. Heavy soiling to frontispiece, title page and a handful of interior pages. Heavy soiling to rear pastedown and free-endpaper, with a three-inch closed tear to the blank rear free-endpaper. A couple of pages with slight to moderate creasing. Otherwise, a surprisingly good copy of this rare 1884 Scottish edition of this late nineteenth century study guide for mariners taking Mates and Masters examinations for foreign-going seamen. OCLC has no listings. ~A~ Contents: Rules for Examples: Logarithms; Day's Work; Parallel Sailing; Latitude from Meridian Altitude of the Sun; Mercator's Sailing; Tides; Amplitude; Chronometer; Azimuth; Reduction to the Meridian; Latitude by Star; Sumner's Method of Finding the Latitude and Longitude; The Writing for the Sumner; Answers to the Sumners; Time Azimuth by Burdwood's Tables; Chart; Rules for Finding the Deviation When Only the Second Column of the Deviation Card is Filled In; Range of Tide, Rules for Reducing Soundings; Definitions in Navigation and Astronomy; Adjustments of the Sextant, Answers; Deviation of the Compass, Answers; The Curve, Napier's Diagram; Chart: Deviation by the Curve;mLog Line; Official Log Book; Signals of Distress; Signals When Wanting a Pilot; Commercial Code of Signals, Signal Book; Rule of the Road; Definitions in Navigation and Astronomy, Terms Only; Adjustments of the Sextant, Questions Only; Deviation of the Compass, Questions Only; Azimuth Question with the Greenwich Mean Time Given; Reduction Question with the Greenwich Mean Time Given; Chart, Answers in Writing for Masters; Cyclones or Revolving Storms, Answers; Admiralty Tide Tables, Ports of Reference, etc.; Admiralty Tide Tables, Table B; Burdwood's Tables for Time Azimuth; Deviation Card for Chart Questions; Deviation Card, with Second Column Filled In. Buchnummer des Verkäufers A-1061-6601

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Titel: The Handy Assistant for Mates and Masters, ...

Verlag: William Kidd

Erscheinungsdatum: 1884

Einband: Hardcover

Zustand: Fair

Auflage: Second Edition.


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