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An accidence or The path-way to experience : Necessary for all young sea-men, or those that are desirous to goe to sea, briefly shewing the phrases, offices, and words of command, belonging to the building, ridging, and sayling, a man of warre; and how to manage a fight at sea. Together with the charge and duty of every officer, and their shares: also the names, vveight, charge, shot, and powder, of all sorts of great ordnance. With the vse of the petty tally. Written by Captaine Iohn Smith sometimes governour of Virginia, and admirall of New England. Preview this item
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An accidence or The path-way to experience : Necessary for all young sea-men, or those that are desirous to goe to sea, briefly shewing the phrases, offices, and words of command, belonging to the building, ridging, and sayling, a man of warre; and how to manage a fight at sea. Together with the charge and duty of every officer, and their shares: also the names, vveight, charge, shot, and powder, of all sorts of great ordnance. With the vse of the petty tally. Written by Captaine Iohn Smith sometimes governour of Virginia, and admirall of New England.

Author: John Smith
Publisher: London : Printed [by Nicholas Okes] for Ionas Man, and Benjamin Fisher, and are to be sold at the signe of the Talbot, in Aldersgate streete, 1626.
Series: Early English books online.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Online system or service : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Early works
Early works to 1800
Material Type: Online system or service, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Smith
OCLC Number: 606514857
Notes: Printer's name from STC.
Running title reads: An accidence for yong sea-men.
The last leaf is blank.
Dedication on A2r: "To all the Right Honorable and most generous lords in England, and others". Variant: dedication to Sir Robert Heath.
Enlarged and rearranged as "A sea grammar" and, later, "A sea-mans grammar."
A variant (STC 22785) is dated 1627.
Reproduction of a photostat of the original in the Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery.
Description: 1 online resource ([8], 19, 24-42, [2] p.)
Series Title: Early English books online.
Other Titles: Sea-mans grammar
Accidence
Path-way to experience

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