Norwood's Epitome:

Norwood (Richard)

Norwood's Epitome:

being the Application of the Doctrine of Triangles, in certain Problems, concerning the Use of the Plain Sea-Chart, and Mercator's Chart ... The last Edition newly Revised and Corrected.

Description: diagrams in the text, minor soiling an a few minuscule wormtracks, pp. [ii], 38, 93, [68], 8vo, original blind ruled calf

Publication Details: Printed for William Fisher, Thomas Passinger, Robert Boulter, and Ralph Smith, 1684

Notes: An unrecorded edition, though much the same as that of 1683. First published in 1645, all editions (of which is about the eighth) are of the utmost rarity. In this copy, the last gathering, L (only 4 leaves, mainly advertisements) is misbound in gathering C of the first part. Norwood's career was divided between London and Bermuda: in the latter place he was appointed surveyor to the Virginia Company in May 1621.

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Price: £1,800

Subject: Sciences

Published Date: 1684

Stock Number: 56787

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