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Mr. Blundevil his exercises [electronic resource] : contayning eight treatises, the titles whereof are set down in the next printed page : which treatises are very necessary to be read and learned of all young gentlemen, that have not been exercised in such disciplines, and yet are desirous to have knowledge as well in cosmographie, astronomie, and geographie, as also in the art of navigation, in which art it is impossible to profit without the help of these or such like instructions / to the furtherance of which art of navigation the said Mr. Blundevil specially wrot the said treatises, and of meere good-will doth dedicate the same young gentlemen of this realme
Bib ID 8195419
Format BookBook, OnlineOnline
Author
Blundeville, Thomas, fl. 1561
 
Online Access
Edition The seventh edition corrected and somewhat enlarged / by Ro. Hartwell ... 
Description London : Printed by Richard Bishop, and are to be sold by William Hope at the Vnicorn neere the Royall Exchange, 1638 
[12], 799 [i.e. 801], [1] p., 5 leaves of plates : ill., map. 
Series

Early English books online.

Full contents
  • Of arithmetick
  • A briefe description of the tables of three speciall right lines belonging to a circle, called sines, tangents, and secants
  • A plaine treatise of the first principles of cosmograpy, and specially of the spheare, representing the shape of the world
  • A plaine description of Mercator his two globes
  • A plaine and full description of Petrus Pancius his universall map
  • A very briefe and most plaine description of Mr. Balgrave his astrolabe
  • A new and necessary treatise of navigation
  • A brief description of universall maps.
 
Notes

Each treatise has special t.p. and those with imprints are dated 1636.

Signatures: A-3Z⁸.

Numerous errors in paging.

Imperfect: cropped, with print show-through.

Reproduction of original in the University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign Campus). Library.

Cited In

STC (2nd ed.) 3151a

Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Mich. : UMI, 1999- (Early English books online) Digital version of: (Early English books, 1475-1640 ; 1745:18) 
Subjects Astronomy -- Early works to 1800.  |  Arithmetic -- Early works to 1900.  |  Trigonometry -- Tables.  |  Early maps.
Other authors/contributors Mercator, Gerhard, 1512-1594  |  Plancius, Petrus, d. 1622  |  Blagrave, John, d. 1611  |  Hartwell, Robert
Also Titled

Of arithmetick.

Briefe description of the tables of three speciall right lines belonging to a circle.

Plaine treatise of the first principles of cosmography.

Plaine description of Mercator his two globes.

Plaine and full description of Petrus Plancius his universall map.

Very briefe and most plaine description of Mr. Blagrave his astrolabe.

New and necessary treatise of navigation.

Briefe description of universall maps.

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