A New and Easy Guide to The Use of the Globes; And the Rudiments of Geography.

Fenning, Daniel; Joseph Moon

Editorial: Printed for S. Crowder, in Paternoster-Row, 1792
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ix, [3], 213 pages of text. Hardcover binding is very worn, with both boards detached, spinestrip lacking, and a lot of rubbing and chipping. The title page is lightly to moderately browned and stained. Contains 3 folding plates and 7 folding maps (including frontis) as well as in-text diagrams. The frontis map is defective, with loss of about 30 percent of the image. At least one other plate slightly torn and misfolded. Previous owner's name on pastedown endpapers: Joel Townshend Ejus Liber February 5th 1798 His Book. Title continues ".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 Longitude from the Meridian of London. II. Shews 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. In this edition is inserted a View of the Copernican or True System of the Universe, and the Coelestial Globe, neatly engraved." Size: 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. N° de ref. de la librería

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Título: A New and Easy Guide to The Use of the ...
Editorial: Printed for S. Crowder, in Paternoster-Row
Año de publicación: 1792
Encuadernación: Hardcover
Condición del libro: Very good- condition
Edición: Sixth edition

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Descripción London, Crowder, 1792. In-12, IX-(3)-213-(3) p., reliure basane d'époque, dos muet, filets dorés au dos (manque à la coiffe supérieure). Ex-libris manuscrit : Barbara Priestman. / 12mo, IX-(3)-213-(3) p., contemporary sheepskin binding (lack to upper spine-end). Manuscript ex-libris : Barbara Priestman. Illustré de 3 planches (globes et le système solaire d'après Copernic) et 7 cartes (Europe, Emire britannique, Asie, Afrique, Amérique du Nord, Amérique du Sud). / Illustrated with 3 plates (globes and the solar system after Copernic) and 7 maps (The World, Europe, British Empire, Asia, Africa, Northern America, Southern America). * Voir photographie(s) / See picture(s). *** Membre du SLAM et de la LILA / ILAB Member. La librairie est ouverte du mardi au samedi de 14h à 19h. Si vous souhaitez passer à la librairie pour un livre, merci de nous prévenir au préalable, l'ensemble du stock visible en ligne n'étant pas immédiatement consultable. *** Langue : Français. Nº de ref. del artículo: 7171

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