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Author: Nautonier, Guillaume de, sieur de Castelfranc, fl. 1603.
Title: The mecographie of ye loadstone. Tat is to say ane description of the lenthes or longitudes, quhikis ar son be ye obseruations of ye loadstone: this moyen is verse certain & and neuhe fond ond and schauis phou meikil ye nidil or guideymant goir a fide or fleis from yelyn meridional, in qual part of ye land, or of ye sie yt he at in and also quihikis, ye lenthe geographique from degre to degre be tables. It is ane vork necessaire for ye admirals, cosmographer, astrologues, geographes, hydrographes, skippers, geometriens, or archivctes, and to tais that makis ye horologes for ye sone and other instruments of ye mathematiques ye dou passe be ye lodeflune. Invented and maid ve Vnilham Nautonier Lord off Casteliranck in Langedoc. [...].
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Print source: The mecographie of ye loadstone. Tat is to say ane description of the lenthes or longitudes, quhikis ar son be ye obseruations of ye loadstone: this moyen is verse certain & and neuhe fond ond and schauis phou meikil ye nidil or guideymant goir a fide or fleis from yelyn meridional, in qual part of ye land, or of ye sie yt he at in and also quihikis, ye lenthe geographique from degre to degre be tables. It is ane vork necessaire for ye admirals, cosmographer, astrologues, geographes, hydrographes, skippers, geometriens, or archivctes, and to tais that makis ye horologes for ye sone and other instruments of ye mathematiques ye dou passe be ye lodeflune. Invented and maid ve Vnilham Nautonier Lord off Casteliranck in Langedoc. [...].
Nautonier, Guillaume de, sieur de Castelfranc, fl. 1603.

Innentione & opera Guillemi Nautieri castelfranei Oveirani. M.DC.III. [1603]: 
Alternate titles: Mecometrie de leymant. Part 2. English Mecometrie de leymant. Part 2.
Notes:
Title repeated in French and Latin; text in Scottish, French and Latin.
Title within architectural frame.
Pages 1-6, 9 and 15 misnumbered 11-16, 11 and 12.
Part 2 of the French edition of 1609, Mecometrie de leymant.
Identified as STC 18415a on UMI microfilm.
Some print show-through.
Reproduction of original in the British Library.
Subject terms:
Geodesy -- Early works to 1800.
Longitude -- Early works to 1800.
Earth -- Figure -- Early works to 1800.
URL: http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A08051.0001.001

Contents
title page
ANE SCHORT INTRO¦DVCTION TO THE VSE OF TA∣BLES MECOGRAPHIQVES.
C. I.
Ane schort discours of ye vse of ye tables Mecographique. C. 2.
Tuo regles for thais that begining fron ye equateur, to ye pol artick, dois serue tham selfis bithe ye compas or boxe, of ye qk ye poynt Boreal of ye guide lodestone, is not zictit vnder ye flour of ye Lilie: bot is dverie distant inclinant bather to ye zictit hand or ye lest. C. 3.
Regle 1.
Regle 2.
Tuo regles for thais, that vsis ye compas or boxe, in ye southe contres in ye qk ye flour of ye Lilie (and to ye qk ve tah tent in ye observations of ye declinaison of ye lodestone) is not zictit vpon ye soathe part of ye guide lodestone: bot dois depart sum qt from it according to ye coustume in sindrie partes oft ye soud, becaus ye point of ye soud dois torne to ye pol antartick, qk thay sie: bot thay sie nener the starnis of ye pol artick. C. 4.
Regle. 1.
Regle. 2.
That it is necessair bo kanalb qnhother ze are on this syd off the equinoctial or vs on the other. C. 5.
Syt it is neidfue for the obseruator to knalb quhether he be in the hemisphere off Asie or off Peru. C. 6.
1. Regle.
2.
3
Off the vnderstinding and vse, off the colmones off the tables off Mecographie. C. 7.
Holb te beuuar that the similitude off the declinations cause no erreur. C. 8.
Regle. 1.
Regle 2.
Regle. 3.
Regle 4.
Regle. 5.
Te find out not ouelie the degre, bott also the minut, off ebe ry longitude. C. 9.
IN TABVLAS MECOGRAPHI∣CAS DISTICHON.
errata
EXTRAICT DV PRIVILEGE DV ROY.
BRIEVE INTRODVCTION A L'VSAGE DES tables Mecographiques.
Interpretation de quelques mots, contenus en ceste introduction. CHAPITRE. I.
Qu'il faut bien obseruer la declinaison de l'eymant, pour paruenir à l'vsage des tables Mecographiques. CHAP. 2.
Deux reigles pour ceux qui depuis l'equateur, iusques au pole arctique, se seruent de boussolles des∣quelles la poincte borealle de la guideymant, qui est en vsage en ce pays la, n'est pas justement soubz la fleur de lys; mais s'en destourne à droicte ou à gauche. CHAP. 3.
Premiere reigle.
Seconde reigle.
Deux reigles pour ceux qui'es parties Australles, en la recerche de la declinaison de l'eymant, se ser∣uent de boussolle, en laquelle la fleur de lys, à laquelle ils s'attandent, n'est droictement sur la partie Australle de la guideymant; mais se destourne aucunnement d'icelle selon la façon vsitée en plusieurs lieux des parties de Sud, d'autant que ceste poincte Australle se tourne vers les estoiles du pole antarctique, qui leur sont apparentes; mais de ces lieux là ils ne voyent jamais les estoilles du pole arctique. CHAP. 4.
Reigle premiere.
Seconde reigle.
Qu'il saut connoistre si on est deça, ou dela l'Equateur. CHAP. 5.
Comment il faudra qu'on connoisse si on est en l'hemisphere d'Asie, ou en celuy du Peru. CHAP. 6.
Premiere reigle.
Seconde reigle.
Troisieme reigle.
De l'intelligence, & vsage des colomnes des tables Mecographiques. CHAP. 7.
Comment on pourra se garder que la ressemblance des declinaisons n'engendre erreur. CHAP. 8.
Premiere reigle.
Seconde reigle.
Troisieme reigle.
Quatrieme reigle.
Cinquieme reigle.
Pour trouuer justement non seulement le degré, mais aussi la minute de la longitude du lieu proposé. CHAP. 9.
explanation of tables
IN MECOGRAPHI∣CARVM TABVLARVM VSVM BREVIS ISAGOGE.
QVARVMDAM VOCVM SEQVENTIS isagoges interpretatio. CAP. 1.
Magnetis declinationem diligenter obseruandam esse, vt ad tabularum me∣cographicarum vsum perueniatur. CAP. II.
Duae regulae in eorum gratiā, qui cum in boreis partibus declinationes magneticas venantur, vtuntur pixide nautica, in qua cuspis herclindicis borea, quae illis est in vsu, non est adamussim sub lilio: sed aliquantum ab illo dextrorsum vel sinistrorsum abscedit: lilij{que} in suis obseruationibus habent rationem. CAP. III.
1. Regula.
2. Regula.
Regulae duae in eorum gratiam, qui in australiore plaga, in perquisitione declinationum magnetica∣rum vtuntur pixide, in qua lilium cuius habent rationem, aliquantum deflectit a cuspide notia herclindicis, qua vtplurimum illi vti solent: quia hic mucro ad Canopum, & stellas Austrinas vergit, aqui∣lonales verò illis nunquam illinc conspicuae fiunt. CAP. IIII.
1. Regula.
2. Regula.
Quo pacto dignoscendum, num sis citra vel vltra aequatorem. CAP. V.
Qua ratione dignosces num in Asiatico, an in Peruuiano verseris hemispherio. CAP. VI.
1. Regula.
2. Regula.
3. Regula.
De intelligendis, at{que} in praxim reducendis tabulis Mecographicis. CAP. VII.
Quae cautio adhibenda ne declinationum similitudo errorem pariat. CAP. VIII.
1. Regula.
2. Regula.
3. Regula.
4. Regula.
5. Regula.
Qua ratione accuratè non solum longitudinis gradus: sed etiam momentum inuestigandum sit. CAP. IX.
De inuenienda lineae magneticae declinatione, a loci oblati meridiano. CAP. X.
Eorum quae in apice, & calce tabularum Mecographicarum scripta sunt, interpretatio. CAP. XI.
De vertendis in quamlibet linguam Mecographicis tabulis. CAP. XII.
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