Reference numberAP/8A/6/1
TitleUnpublished manuscript, 'An essay on the improvement of navigation by means of new sea-charts and nautical tables' by John Cooke
DescriptionCooke provides improvements on navigational methods in three parts: one focusing on sailing in sight of land, using charts to navigate; one focusing on sailing on the ocean using charts and numerical tables to navigate; and the last focusing on solving problems in nautical astronomy using numbers only.

Subject: Navigation

Communicated by Mr [Taylor] Combe. Read to the Royal Society on 26 January 1815.
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Related records in the catalogueAP/8A/6
Fellows associated with this archive
NA4934Cooke; John (1756 - 1838)1756 - 1838
NA3167Combe; Taylor (1774 - 1826)1774 - 1826
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