Astrolabium Vranicum Generale : [Uranicum] A necessary and pleasaunt solace and recreation for nauigators in their long iorneying. John Blagrave.
Astrolabium Vranicum Generale : [Uranicum] A necessary and pleasaunt solace and recreation for nauigators in their long iorneying ...

Astrolabium Vranicum Generale : [Uranicum] A necessary and pleasaunt solace and recreation for nauigators in their long iorneying ...

Amsterdam: Theatrvm Orbis Terrarvm / Da Capo Press, 1972.

Illustrated by Folding Map. Reprint Ed. Hardcover. Very Good- with no dust jacket. Item #6934
ISBN: 9022104354

Library stamps/marks/labels/pocket/slip, light spine sun, otherwise light wear. Solid hardcover.; Running title: The Vranicall astrolabe. STC 3117, 3120. Subtitle continues: containing the vse of an instrument or general astrolabe: newly for them deuised by the author ... called the (Vranicall astrolabe.) ... Fraught also by new deuise with all such necessary supplements for iudiciall astrology, as Alkabitivs & Clavdivs Dariottvs haue deliuered by their tables. Wherevnto for their further delight he hath anexed another inuention, expressing in one face the whole globe terrestriall; with the two great English voyages lately performed round about the world. Compyled by Iohn Blagrave ... Printed by T. Purfoot, for W. Matts, 1596. Two crisp folding plates at rear, including map Nova Orbis Terrarum Descripto, 1596. "This is a very fine, practical work on astronomy, containing detailed explanations, very important to navigators, of how to find the true meridian in any country, how to attaint the latitude or pole elevation in any country unknown, how to know the day of the year if forgotten, etc." - Rosenbach 66; The Sea: Books and Manuscripts on the Art of Navigation et al. ; The English Experience : Its record in early printed books published in facsimile; Vol. 435; [69] pages.

Price: $69.95

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