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Errors in nauigation : 1 Error of two, or three whole points of the compas, and more somtimes, by reason of making the sea-chart after the accustomed maner ... 2 Error of one whole point, and more many times, by neglecting the variation of the compasse. 3 Error of a degree and more sometimes, in the vse of the crosse staffe ... 4 Error of 11. or 12. minures [sic] in the declination of the sunne, as it is set foorth in the regiments most commonly vsed among mariners: and consequently error of halfe a degree in the place of the sunne. 5 Error of halfe a degree, yea an whole degree and more many times in the declinations of the principall fixed starres, set forth to be obserued by mariners at sea. Detected and corrected by often and diligent obseruation. Whereto is adioyned, the right H. the Earle of Cumberland his voyage to the Azores in the yeere 1589. wherin were taken 19. Spanish and Leaguers ships, together with the towne and platforme of Fayal. By Edward Wright. Preview this item
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Errors in nauigation : 1 Error of two, or three whole points of the compas, and more somtimes, by reason of making the sea-chart after the accustomed maner ... 2 Error of one whole point, and more many times, by neglecting the variation of the compasse. 3 Error of a degree and more sometimes, in the vse of the crosse staffe ... 4 Error of 11. or 12. minures [sic] in the declination of the sunne, as it is set foorth in the regiments most commonly vsed among mariners: and consequently error of halfe a degree in the place of the sunne. 5 Error of halfe a degree, yea an whole degree and more many times in the declinations of the principall fixed starres, set forth to be obserued by mariners at sea. Detected and corrected by often and diligent obseruation. Whereto is adioyned, the right H. the Earle of Cumberland his voyage to the Azores in the yeere 1589. wherin were taken 19. Spanish and Leaguers ships, together with the towne and platforme of Fayal. By Edward Wright.

Author: Edward Wright
Publisher: Printed at London : [By Valentine Simmes and W. White] for Ed. Agas, 1599.
Series: Early English books, 1475-1640, 539:1.
Edition/Format:   Book   Microform : Microfilm : Master microform : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Early works to 1800
Named Person: George Clifford Cumberland, Earl of
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Edward Wright
OCLC Number: 55176994
Notes: Printers' names from STC; "White pr(inted). pt. 2."
Signatures: A⁴ 2-3(par.)⁴ B-C⁴ D² E-O⁴ 2A-2Q⁴; A-D⁴ ( -D4) (E)¹.
The first leaf is blank except for signature-mark "A."
With a final errata leaf.
"The voyage of the right Ho. George Earle of Cumberl. to the Azores" (caption title)--is paginated and has separate register.
A reissue, with cancel title page, of "Certaine errors in navigation."
Reproduction of the original in the Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery.
Reproduction Notes: Microfilm. Ann Arbor, Mich.: University Microfilms International, 1953. 1 microfilm reel; 35 mm. (Early English books, 1475-1640; 539:1).
Description: [252], 29, [3] p., [3] folded leaves of plates : ill., maps.
Series Title: Early English books, 1475-1640, 539:1.
Other Titles: Certaine errors in navigation
Voyage of the right Ho. George Earle of Cumberl. to the Azores
Errors in navigation
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