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English maritime books printed before 1801 : relating to ships, their construction and their operation at sea, including articles in the `Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society' and the `Transactions of the American Philosophical Society' / a compilation by Thomas R. Adams and David W. Waters.

by Adams, Thomas R | Waters, David W | John Carter Brown Library | National Maritime Museum (Great Britain).

Material type: book Book; Format: print Publisher: Providence, R.I. ; Greenwich : John Carter Brown Library, and the National Maritime Museum, 1995Other title: Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society of London | Transactions of the American Philosophical Society.Availability: Items available for loan: Science Museum Wroughton [Call number: 629.12:016 ADAMS] (1).

The vse of both the globes, celestiall and terrestriall / Thomas Hood.

by Hood, Thomas, active 1582-1598.

Material type: book Book; Format: print Publisher: Amsterdam : New York ; Theatrum Orbis Terrarum ; Da Capo Press, 1971Availability: Items available for loan: Science Museum Wroughton [Call number: 081 HOO HOOD] (1).

Treatise containing the description and use of a new and curious quadrant, made and finished by the masterly hand of the excellent mechanic, John Rowley : for taking of altitudes, and for solving various mathematical problems in geometry, navigation, astronomy, etc. : some of them by a care inspection of the instrument, and others by easy operations on it : studiously adapted to the meanest capacities : to which are prefixes, an alphabetical exposition of the necessary terms of art, and a plate of the instrument / by T.W. F.R.S.

by Woodford, Thomas, -1759 | Court, Thomas Henry, 1868-1951 [former owner].

Material type: book Book; Format: print Publisher: London : Printed for R. and J. Dodsley, 1756Availability: Items available for reference: Science Museum Wroughton [Call number: Q O.B. W W] (1).

The mariner's compass rectified: containing tables, shewing the true hour of the day, the sun being upon any point of the compass ... by Andrew Wakely, Math. Carefully corrected, and very much enlarged with many useful additions, by J. Atkinson, teacher of mathematics.

by Wakely, Andrew | Atkinson, James [writer on navigation.].

Material type: book Book; Format: print ; Literary form: Not fiction Publisher: London : Printed for W. & J. Mount, and T. Page, on Tower-hill ..., 1761Availability: Items available for reference: Science Museum Wroughton [Call number: O.B. WAK WAKELY] (1).

The circles of proportion and the horizontall instrument &c. / Both invented, and the use of both written in Latine by W. Oughtred Ætonens ; Translated into English and set forth for the publique benefit by W.F.

by Oughtred, William, 1575-1660 | Forster, William (Mathematician) | Haughton, Arthur | Goddard, John, active 1645-1671.

Edition: And now by the authors consent, revised, corrected and freed from all mistakes in the former edition: / and also much amplifyed and explained, by A.H. gent.Material type: book Book; Format: print ; Literary form: Not fiction Publisher: Oxford : Printed by W. Hall, for R. Davis, Anno Dom. M. DC. LX [1660]Availability: Items available for reference: Science Museum Wroughton [Call number: O.B. OUG OUGHTRED] (1).

Dary's diarie. Or, The description and use of a quadrant : [whereby to find the suns true place, right ascention, and declination at all times of the yeare. As also, the houre of the day, the azimuth, the houre of the suns-rising and setting, and his amplitude in all latitudes. With a sinicall quadrant, very usefull for seamen (being applyed to plaine sayling) and all others, that are mathematically inclined] /

by Dary, Michael.

Material type: book Book; Format: electronic available online remote; Literary form: Not fiction Publisher: [London] : [Printed by T.F. for George Hurlock, and are to be sold at his Shop ...,] [1650]Other title: Description and use of a quadrant.Availability: Items available for reference: Science Museum Wroughton [Call number: O.B. DAR DARY] (1).

The description and use of the sector, crosse-staffe, and other instruments : with a canon of artificiall sines and tangents, to a radius of 10000.0000. parts, and the use thereof in astronomie, navigation, dialling, and fortification, &c. / by Edm. Gunter sometime professor of astronomie in Gresham Colledge in London.

by Gunter, Edmund, 1581-1626.

Edition: The second edition much augmented.Material type: book Book; Format: print ; Literary form: Not fiction Publisher: London : printed by William Iones, for Iames Bowler ..., 1636Availability: Items available for reference: Science Museum Wroughton [Call number: O.B. GUN GUNTER] (2).

Baculum familliare, catholicon siue general. : A booke of the making and vse of a staffe, newly inuented by the author, called the familiar staffe. As well for that it may be made vsually and familiarlie to walke, with, as for that it performeth the geometrical mensurations of all altitudes, longitudes, latitudes, distances and profundities ... / Newlie compiled, and at this time published ... by Iohn Blagrave ...

by Blagrave, John, -1611 | Kenney, Cyril Ernest [former owner].

Material type: book Book; Format: print ; Literary form: Not fiction Publisher: London : Printed by hugh Iackson ..., 1590Availability: Items available for reference: Science Museum Wroughton [Call number: O.B. BLA BLAGRAVE] (1).