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A new and easy guide to the use of the globes : and the rudiments of geography. Wherein The Knowledge of the Heavens and Earth is made easy to the meanest Capacity: First, by giving a concise Account of the four Quarters of the World, with the Distance and Situation of the principal Islands and inland Places ; and Secondly, by the Solution of upwards of Seventy useful Problems, in Geography, Astronomy, Navigation, and Dialling. In which are inserted four useful tables. I. Shews the Latitude of the principal Places, and their Longitude from the Meridian of London. II. Shew, the Number of Miles contained in a Degree of Longitude, at every Degree of Latitude. III. Shews where every Climate ends, with the length of the longest Day at the End of each. IV. Shews the Right Ascension, Declination, Latitude, and Longitude of the most eminent fixed Stars. To the whole are subjoined, I. An appendix ; Containing a short Account of the Solar System, and of the Comets and Fixed Stars: II. A supplement ; Exhibiting a brief View of the Figure and Magnitude of the Earth, of the Nature of the Atmosphere, of the Theory of the Tides, and a concise System of Chronology. By Daniel Fenning, Author of the School-Master's Useful Companion, or Scholar's best Instructor ; the Royal English Dictionary, published by the King's Authority ; the British Youth's Instructor, or, a New and Easy Guide to Practical Arithmetic ; the Young Man's Universal Companion ; and the Young Man's Book of Knowledge. Preview this item
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A new and easy guide to the use of the globes : and the rudiments of geography. Wherein The Knowledge of the Heavens and Earth is made easy to the meanest Capacity: First, by giving a concise Account of the four Quarters of the World, with the Distance and Situation of the principal Islands and inland Places ; and Secondly, by the Solution of upwards of Seventy useful Problems, in Geography, Astronomy, Navigation, and Dialling. In which are inserted four useful tables. I. Shews the Latitude of the principal Places, and their Longitude from the Meridian of London. II. Shew, the Number of Miles contained in a Degree of Longitude, at every Degree of Latitude. III. Shews where every Climate ends, with the length of the longest Day at the End of each. IV. Shews the Right Ascension, Declination, Latitude, and Longitude of the most eminent fixed Stars. To the whole are subjoined, I. An appendix ; Containing a short Account of the Solar System, and of the Comets and Fixed Stars: II. A supplement ; Exhibiting a brief View of the Figure and Magnitude of the Earth, of the Nature of the Atmosphere, of the Theory of the Tides, and a concise System of Chronology. By Daniel Fenning, Author of the School-Master's Useful Companion, or Scholar's best Instructor ; the Royal English Dictionary, published by the King's Authority ; the British Youth's Instructor, or, a New and Easy Guide to Practical Arithmetic ; the Young Man's Universal Companion ; and the Young Man's Book of Knowledge.

Author: Daniel Fenning
Publisher: London : Printed for S. Crowder, in Paternoster-Row, 1792.
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OCLC Number: 642442774
Description: 1 online resource (ix, [3], 213, [3] pages, plates) : illustrations, maps

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