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Title: The accomplish'd sea-mans delight containing : 1. The great military of nature demonstrated by art ... 2. The closset of magnetical miracles unlocked ... 3. Directions for sea-men in distress of weather ... 4. The resolver of curiossities being a profitable discourse of local ...
Publication Info: London : Printed for Benj. Harris, 1686.
subjects: [Navigation -- Early works to 1800] [Nautical astronomy -- Early works to 1800] [Compass -- Early works to 1800]
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Title: An account of some remarkable eclipses, and the effects observ'd to ensue thereupon Being a translation from the Latin out of Alstedius's Thesaurus Chronologiæ, for the consideration of the English reader at this great eclipse of the sun, on the 13th. of September, 1699.
Author: Alsted, Johann Heinrich, 1588-1638.
Publication Info: [London : printed for Geo. Conyers, at the Golden Ring in Little Britain, 1699]
subjects: [Eclipses -- Early works to 1800] [Astronomy -- Early works to 1800]
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Title: Astronomy's advancement, or, News for the curious being a treatise of telescopes, and an account of the marvelous astronomical discoveries of late years made throughout Europe : with the figures of the sun, moon, and planets, with Copernicus his system, in twelve copper plates : also, an abstract to ching the distance, faces, bulks, and orbs of the heavenly bodies, the best way of using instruments for satisfaction, &c. out of the best astronomers, ancient and modern, viz. Mr. Hook, Mr. Bouilleau, Mr. Hevelius, Father Kircher, &c.
Publication Info: London : Printed for Philip Lea ..., 1684.
subjects: [Astronomy -- Early works to 1800] [Telescope -- Early works to 1800]
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Title: A tutor to astronomy and geography, or, An easie and speedy way to understand the use of both the globes, celestial and terrestrial laid down in so plain a manner that a mean capacity may at the first reading understand it and with a little practise, grow expert in those divine sciences
Author: Blaeu, Willem Janszoon, 1571-1638.
Publication Info: London : Printed for Joseph Moxen, and are to be sold at his shop ..., 1654.
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Title: The mathematical ievvel shewing the making, and most excellent vse of a singuler instrument so called: in that it performeth with wonderfull dexteritie, whatsoeuer is to be done, either by quadrant, ship, circle, cylinder, ring, dyall, horoscope, astrolabe, sphere, globe, or any such like heretofore deuised: ... The vse of which iewel, is so aboundant and ample, that it leadeth any man practising thereon, the direct pathway ... through the whole artes of astronomy, cosmography, ... and briefely of whatsoeuer concerneth the globe or sphere: ... The most part newly founde out by the author, compiled and published ... by Iohn Blagraue of Reading gentleman and well willer to the mathematickes, who hath cut all the prints or pictures of the whole worke with his owne hands. 1585.
Author: Blagrave, John, d. 1611.
Publication Info: Imprinted at London : by Walter Venge, dwelling in Fleetelane ouer against the Maiden head, [1585]
Series: Early English books online text creation partnership. Navigations series.
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Title: A treatise against iudicial astrologie Dedicated to the right Honorable Sir Thomas Egerton Knight, Lord Keeper of the great Seale, and one of her Maiesties most honorable priuie Councell. VVritten by Iohn Chamber, one of the prebendaries of her Maiesties free Chappell of VVindsor, and fellow of Eaton College.
Author: Chamber, John, 1546-1604.
Publication Info: Printed at London : By Iohn Harison at the signe of the Grey-hound in Pater-noster Rowe, 1601.
subjects: [Astrology -- Early works to 1800] [Astronomy -- Early works to 1800]
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Title: Ouranoskopia, or, The contemplation of the heavens, in a perpetual speculum, or general prognostication for ever wherein is succinctly demonstrated the names and natures of the signs, planets and aspects, terms of art, order of the spheres, the colours, magnitudes, motions, solid proportions and distances of the seven planets from the earth ...
Author: Corss, James.
Publication Info: Edinburgh : Printed by a society of Stationers, 1662.
subjects: [Astronomy -- Early works to 1800] [Astrology -- Early works to 1800]
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Title: The uses of a quadrant fitted for daily practise. Both with the ordinary lines for the hour and azimuth, and other things of the suns course in reference to the horizon. And also with new lines serving to the fore-mentioned and other purposes more accurately. As namely to find the hour of the night by the stars; to describe the most usuall sorts of dials; to perform all common things in mensuration. And many other requisite conclusions. Performed in an accurate, easie, and delightfull way. By Sam: Foster, Professor of Astronomie in Gresham Colledg. Published by A:T.
Author: Foster, Samuel, d. 1652.
Publication Info: London : Printed for Francis Eglesfeild, and are to be sold at the Marygold in Pauls-Church-Yard; and by A: Thompson in Hosier-lane, neer Smithfield, 1652.
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Title: Astrologonaytis or, The astrological seaman directing merchants, mariners, &c. adventuring to sea, how (by God's blessing) to escape many dangers which commonly happen in the ocean. Unto which (by way of appendix) is added, A diary of the weather for XXI. years, very exactly observed in London: with sundry observations made thereon. By John Gadbury, student in physick and astrology.
Author: Gadbury, John, 1627-1704.
Publication Info: London : printed by Matthew Street, MDCXCVII. [1697]
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Title: Walter Gray gentleman in commendation of the Author his labors, studies (as well Diuine as Mathematicall) and generositie.
Author: Gray, Walter, d. 1613.
Publication Info: [London : J. Windet, sold by A. Maunsell, 1594].
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Title: Notes shewing how to get the angle of parallax of a comet or other phænomenon at two observations to be taken in any one station or place of the earth and thereby the distance from the earth
Author: Holland, R. (Richard), 1596-1677.
Publication Info: Oxford : Printed by L. Lichfield for Richard Davis, 1668.
subjects: [Parallax] [Astronomy -- Early works to 1800]
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Title: A Letter sent by a gentleman of England to his frende contayning a confutacion of a French mans errors, in the report of the myraculous starre nowe shyninge.
Publication Info: Imprinted at London : By Thomas Marshe, 1573.
subject: [Astronomy -- Early works to 1800]
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Title: An introduction to astronomy and geography being a plain and easie treatise of the globes : in VII parts ...
Author: Leybourn, William, 1626-1716.
Publication Info: London : Printed by J.C. for Robert Morden and William Berry ..., 1675.
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Title: Nevves of the complement of the art of nauigation. And of the mightie empire of Cataia. Together with the Straits of Anian. By A.L. The principall contents whereof follow in the next page.
Author: Linton, Anthony.
Publication Info: At London : Imprinted by Felix Kyngston, 1609.
subjects: [Navigation -- Early works to 1800] [Nautical astronomy -- Early works to 1800]
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Title: Numerus aureus melioribus lapillis insignitus factusque gemmeus è thesauro anni magni, siue solis & lunæ periodi octodesexcentenari cum non antiquãa ratione calendarij: restauratore Thoma Lydyat. Editus ad rectiáus informandum iudicia & satisfaciendam de siderijs eorum, qui nouitium annum & calendarium Gregorianum nimis admirantur, ipsumque in cæteris orbis Christiani provinciis, præsertim veráo in florentissimis regnis Magnæ Britanniæ, admitti impense cupiunt.
Author: Lydiat, Thomas, 1572-1646.
Publication Info: Londini : Excudebat G. Iones, A.D. 1621 [i.e. 1622]
subjects: [Chronology -- Early works to 1800] [Astronomy -- Early works to 1800]
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Title: The seaman's companion being a plain guide to the understanding of arithmetick, geometry, trigonometry, navigation, and astronomy. Applied chiefly to navigation: and furnished with a table of meridional parts, to every third minute: with excellent and easie ways of keeping a reckoning at sea, never in print before. Also, a catalogue of the longitude and latitude of the principal places in the world with other useful things. The third edition corrected and amended. By Matthew Norwood, mariner.
Author: Norwood, Matthew.
Publication Info: London : [print]ed by Anne Godbid, and John Playford, for William Fisher, at the Postern-Gate near Tower-Hill; Robert Boulter, at the Turks-Head and Ralph Smith, at the Bible in Cornhill; Thomas Passinger, at the Three Bibles on London-Bridge; and Richard Northcot, next St. Peter's-Alley in Cornhill, and at the Anchor and Mariner, on Fishstreet-Hill., [1678]
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Title: The planetary instrument. Or The description and use of the theories of the planets drawn in true proportion, either in one, or two plates, of eight inches diameter; by Walter Hayes, at the Cross-Daggers in Moor-Fields. Being excellent schemes ot help the conceptions of young astronomers; and ready instruments for finding the distances, longitudes, latitudes, aspects, directions, stations, and retrogradations of the planets; either mechanically, or arithmetically; with ease and speed. By Mr. John Palmer, rector of Ecton, and arch-deacon of Northampton.
Author: Palmer, John, 1612-1679.
Publication Info: [London : printed for Walter Hayes, 1685]
subjects: [Astronomy -- Early works to 1800] [Astronomical instruments -- Early works to 1800]
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Title: Vox lunaris being a philosophical & astrological discourse of two moons which were seen at London and the parts adjacent, June the eleventh 1679. a little before midnight. And what may in a course of nature be expected from this phasma in Europe. With some particular remarques upon the conjunctions of Saturn and Jupiter, and of the eclipses in Gemini, &c. for 120 years last past. By John Partridge student in Physick and Astrology.
Author: Partridge, John, 1644-1715.
Publication Info: London : printed for William Bromwich at the Three Bibles, over against St. Martins Church within Ludgate, 1679.
subjects: [Astrology -- Early works to 1800] [Astronomy -- Early works to 1800]
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Title: The descripcion of the sphere or the frame of the worlde, right worthy to be red and studyed on, of all noble wyttes, specially of all those that be desyrous to attayne any perfecte knowledge in cosmography, or true descripcion of reagions, townes, or countrees,
Author: Proclus, ca. 410-485.
Publication Info: [London : Robert Wyer, 1550 Feb. 11]
subjects: [Astronomy, Greek -- Early works to 1800] [Cosmology -- Early works to 1800] [Spherical astronomy -- Early works to 1800]
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Title: A prognosticall iudgement of the great coniunction of the two superiour planets, Saturne and Iupiter, which shall happen the 8. day of Aprill. 1583 the fruite of a godly minde, warning us to be mindfull of the sodaine comming of our Lord and Sauiour Christ to iudgement : a comfortable and most necessary discourse, for these miserable and dangerous dayes.
Author: R. T. (Robert Tanner)
Publication Info: Imprinted at London : By Thomas Dawson, at the Three Cranes in the vintree, at the assignement of R.W., 1583.
subjects: [Astronomy -- Early works to 1800] [Prophecies -- Early works to 1800]
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Title: A brief treatise of the vse of the globe celestiall and terrestriall wherein is set downe the principles of the mathematicks, fit for all trauellers, nauigators, and all others that doe loue the knowledge of the same art. By R. T.
Author: R. T. Robert Tanner.
Publication Info: At London : Imprinted by Felix Kyngston, for Thomas Man, 1616.
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Title: Evangelium sydereum: or, Revelation demonstrated In three parts. The first being a philosophical discourse leading to the second. The second is Holy Scripture, astronomically handled from the radix of a nativity, and a direction of the luminaries, &c. The third is an appendix touching the scheme of Sol's ingress into Aries for the year 1677. The whole being a divine treatise recommended to the serious perusal of the unprejudic'd mathematician and astrologer, as also of all other persons, to the intent they may behold God's glorious wonders revealed in the heavens. By John Southworth, an experiencer of the love of Jesus, and a well-wisher to the people in scorn called Quakers.
Author: Southworth, John, 1592-1654.
Publication Info: London : printed for the author, and sold at the sign of the Three Bibles in Ludgate-street, 1680.
subjects: [Astronomy -- Early works to 1800] [Astrology -- Early works to 1800]
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Title: The mariners magazine, or, Sturmy's mathematical and practical arts containing the description and use of the scale of scales, it being a mathematical ruler, that resolves most mathematical conclusions, and likewise the making and use of the crostaff, quadrant, and the quadrat, nocturnals, and other most useful instruments for all artists and navigators : the art of navigation, resolved geometrically, instrumentally, and by calculation, and by that late excellent invention of logarithms, in the three principal kinds of sailing : with new tables of the longitude and latitude of the most eminent places ... : together with a discourse of the practick part of navigation ..., a new way of surveying land ..., the art of gauging all sorts of vessels ..., the art of dialling by a gnomical scale ... : whereunto is annexed, an abridgment of the penalties and forfeitures, by acts of parliaments appointed, relating to the customs and navigation : also a compendium of fortification, both geometrically and instrumentally
Author: Sturmy, Samuel, 1633-1669.
Publication Info: London : Printed by E. Cotes for G. Hurlock, W. Fisher, E. Thomas, and D. Page ..., 1669.
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Title: The use of the general planisphere, called the analemma, in the resolution of some of the chief and most useful problems of astronomy by Dr. John Twysden.
Author: Twysden, John, 1607-1688.
Publication Info: London : Printed by J. Gain, for Walter Hayes, mathematical-instrument maker, and are to be sold at his house ..., 1685.
subjects: [Planispheres -- Early works to 1800] [Astronomy -- Early works to 1800]
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Title: A dialogue philosophicall. Wherein natures secret closet is opened, and the cause of all motion in nature shewed ovt of matter and forme, tending to mount mans minde from nature to supernaturall and celestial promotion: and how all things exist in the number of three. : Together with the wittie inuention of an artificiall perpetuall motion, presented to the kings most excellent maiestie.
Author: Tymme, Thomas, d. 1620.
Publication Info: London, : Printed by T.S. for Clement Knight, and are to be s[oul]d at his Shop in Paules Church-yard, at the signe the Holy Lambe., 1612..
subjects: [Science -- Early works to 1800. ] [Astronomy -- Early works to 1800. ] [Perpetual motion -- Early works to 1800. ]
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