A Tutor to Astronomie and Geographie. Or an easie and speedy way to know the use of both the globes... A Tutor to Astronomie and Geographie. Or an easie and speedy way to know the use of both the globes...

A Tutor to Astronomie and Geographie. Or an easie and speedy way to know the use of both the globes, coelestial and terrestrial. In six books. The first teaching the rudiments of astronomie and geographie. The shewing by the globe; the solution of 2. Astronomical and geographical prob. 3. Problemes in navigation. 4. Astrological problemes. 5. Gnomonical problemes. 6. Trigonometrical problemes. More fully and amply than hath yet been set forth either by Gemma Frisius, Metius, Hues, Wright, Blæw, or any others that have taught the use of the globes; and that so plainly and methodically that the meanest capacity may at first reading apprehend it, and with a little practice grow expert in these divine sciences. With an appendix shewing the use

MOXON (Joseph)

Editorial: London: Printed by Joesph Moxon, 1670
Librería: Forest Books, ABA-ILAB (Grantham, LINCS, Reino Unido)

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Second edition, corrected and enlarged, [8], 242, [8], 40pp., additional engraved title in Latin with allegorical border, laid-down with two closed tears to fore-edge, title lightly stained with a couple of marginal chips, some general age-toning, engravings and woodcuts in the text including one full page, orig. calf, rebacked, joints rubbed, head of spine chipped. Joseph Moxon (1627–1691) established himself as a printer and globe and instrument maker in London. After visiting Amsterdam to study printing, Moxon brought back W. J. Blaeu's handbook of globes, then just published, and translated it into English as "A tutor to astronomy and geography" in 1659. The work was superseded when Moxon published a totally new handbook in 1659, "A tutor to astronomie and geographie". This work was specially designed for an English market rather than Dutch, and became Moxon's most popular work relating to globes. This second edition is corrected and greatly enlarged. A variant second edition which is not listed in Wing, it varies from Wing M3023 in having a separate pagination for the 40-page "Antiquity, Progress, and Augmentation of Astronomie."; ESTC finds 3 copies located at Cambridge, Wellcome and Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin. N° de ref. de la librería 34670

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Título: A Tutor to Astronomie and Geographie. Or an ...

Editorial: London: Printed by Joesph Moxon

Año de publicación: 1670

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initially specializing in bibliography and the book arts, but now concentrating on rare and interesting antiquarian books on a wide range of subjects, with an emphasis on the unusual.

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