- 392 pages
- Self-Instruction in the Practice and Theory of Navigation, Vol. 1 of 2
- Windham Thomas Wyndham-Quin Dunraven
- 05 November 2018 Windham Thomas Wyndham-Quin Dunraven
Excerpt From Self Instruction In The Practice And Theory Of Navigation, Vol 1 Of 2There Are Many Books On Navigation Available For The Use Of The Student, And Among Them Some Are Exceedingly Good Why, Then, Add Yet Another Volume To A Mass Of Literature Already Sufficiently, And Than Sufficiently, Large Well, It Seemed To Me That For Many Reasons Another Work Designed On Somewhat Novel Principles Might Be Useful Most Writers Have Treated The Subject From The Point Of View Of Addressing Themselves Either To The Highly Educated Or To The Totally Uneducated, And There Is, I Think, Room For A Treatise Designed To Meet The Requirements Of Those Who Lie Between The Two Extremes Men Who, While Ignorant Of Mathematics And Astronomy, Possess Intelligence And A Certain Amount Of Rudimentary Knowledge.About The PublisherForgotten Books Publishes Hundreds Of Thousands Of Rare And Classic Books Find At Www.forgottenbooks.comThis Book Is A Reproduction Of An Important Historical Work Forgotten Books Uses State Of The Art Technology To Digitally Reconstruct The Work, Preserving The Original Format Whilst Repairing Imperfections Present In The Aged Copy In Rare Cases, An Imperfection In The Original, Such As A Blemish Or Missing Page, May Be Replicated In Our Edition We Do, However, Repair The Vast Majority Of Imperfections Successfully Any Imperfections That Remain Are Intentionally Left To Preserve The State Of Such Historical Works.