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The Resource Urania practica : or, Practical astronomie : in VII parts, containing, I. An explanation of the vulgar notes used every year, with the order how to finde them for ever, in the Iulian and Gregorian accompts, both arithmetically and by new invented tables. II. An ephemeris for 19 years, beginning anno 1648, and ending anno 1667: ... III. An astrologicall treatise, shewing how to erect a figure, to judge of the effects of eclipses, and to finde the time when, and the place where, their effects will be most predominant. IV. The doctrine of the sphear or globe. V. An abreviate of geographie ... VI. Divers astronomicall tables of the altitude, azimuth, amplitude ... of the sun and fixed stars ... VII. The true and perfect description and use of the globes ... both geographicall and astronomicall. Unto which is added (for the benefit of sea-men) diverse rules and tables, of extraordinary use in navigation. All which rules, tables, and calculations, have been compared with the best approved authors and observations, and made more compendious then any hitherto bin publish- [sic] Nothing of this nature being extant in the English tongue. Calculated for the meridian of London., By Vincent Wing, and Will. Leybourn, practitioners in the mathematicks, (electronic resource)

Urania practica : or, Practical astronomie : in VII parts, containing, I. An explanation of the vulgar notes used every year, with the order how to finde them for ever, in the Iulian and Gregorian accompts, both arithmetically and by new invented tables. II. An ephemeris for 19 years, beginning anno 1648, and ending anno 1667: ... III. An astrologicall treatise, shewing how to erect a figure, to judge of the effects of eclipses, and to finde the time when, and the place where, their effects will be most predominant. IV. The doctrine of the sphear or globe. V. An abreviate of geographie ... VI. Divers astronomicall tables of the altitude, azimuth, amplitude ... of the sun and fixed stars ... VII. The true and perfect description and use of the globes ... both geographicall and astronomicall. Unto which is added (for the benefit of sea-men) diverse rules and tables, of extraordinary use in navigation. All which rules, tables, and calculations, have been compared with the best approved authors and observations, and made more compendious then any hitherto bin publish- [sic] Nothing of this nature being extant in the English tongue. Calculated for the meridian of London., By Vincent Wing, and Will. Leybourn, practitioners in the mathematicks, (electronic resource)

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Urania practica : or, Practical astronomie : in VII parts, containing, I. An explanation of the vulgar notes used every year, with the order how to finde them for ever, in the Iulian and Gregorian accompts, both arithmetically and by new invented tables. II. An ephemeris for 19 years, beginning anno 1648, and ending anno 1667: ... III. An astrologicall treatise, shewing how to erect a figure, to judge of the effects of eclipses, and to finde the time when, and the place where, their effects will be most predominant. IV. The doctrine of the sphear or globe. V. An abreviate of geographie ... VI. Divers astronomicall tables of the altitude, azimuth, amplitude ... of the sun and fixed stars ... VII. The true and perfect description and use of the globes ... both geographicall and astronomicall. Unto which is added (for the benefit of sea-men) diverse rules and tables, of extraordinary use in navigation. All which rules, tables, and calculations, have been compared with the best approved authors and observations, and made more compendious then any hitherto bin publish- [sic] Nothing of this nature being extant in the English tongue. Calculated for the meridian of London.
Title
Urania practica
Title remainder
or, Practical astronomie : in VII parts, containing, I. An explanation of the vulgar notes used every year, with the order how to finde them for ever, in the Iulian and Gregorian accompts, both arithmetically and by new invented tables. II. An ephemeris for 19 years, beginning anno 1648, and ending anno 1667: ... III. An astrologicall treatise, shewing how to erect a figure, to judge of the effects of eclipses, and to finde the time when, and the place where, their effects will be most predominant. IV. The doctrine of the sphear or globe. V. An abreviate of geographie ... VI. Divers astronomicall tables of the altitude, azimuth, amplitude ... of the sun and fixed stars ... VII. The true and perfect description and use of the globes ... both geographicall and astronomicall. Unto which is added (for the benefit of sea-men) diverse rules and tables, of extraordinary use in navigation. All which rules, tables, and calculations, have been compared with the best approved authors and observations, and made more compendious then any hitherto bin publish- [sic] Nothing of this nature being extant in the English tongue. Calculated for the meridian of London.
Statement of responsibility
By Vincent Wing, and Will. Leybourn, practitioners in the mathematicks
Title variation
Practical astronomie
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
UBC
Citation location within source
  • W2995
  • E.1239[2]
Citation source
  • Wing (2nd ed.)
  • Thomason
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1619-1668
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wing, Vincent
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
Z2002
LC item number
.U58
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1626-1716
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Leybourn, William
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Astronomy
  • Ephemerides
  • Astronomy
  • Ephemerides
Target audience
general
Label
Urania practica : or, Practical astronomie : in VII parts, containing, I. An explanation of the vulgar notes used every year, with the order how to finde them for ever, in the Iulian and Gregorian accompts, both arithmetically and by new invented tables. II. An ephemeris for 19 years, beginning anno 1648, and ending anno 1667: ... III. An astrologicall treatise, shewing how to erect a figure, to judge of the effects of eclipses, and to finde the time when, and the place where, their effects will be most predominant. IV. The doctrine of the sphear or globe. V. An abreviate of geographie ... VI. Divers astronomicall tables of the altitude, azimuth, amplitude ... of the sun and fixed stars ... VII. The true and perfect description and use of the globes ... both geographicall and astronomicall. Unto which is added (for the benefit of sea-men) diverse rules and tables, of extraordinary use in navigation. All which rules, tables, and calculations, have been compared with the best approved authors and observations, and made more compendious then any hitherto bin publish- [sic] Nothing of this nature being extant in the English tongue. Calculated for the meridian of London., By Vincent Wing, and Will. Leybourn, practitioners in the mathematicks, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • The words "I. An explanation . geographicall and astronomicall." are bracketed together on title page
  • With an additional title page, engraved
  • The first leaf bears "The explanation of the frontispiece."
  • The seventh part has separate dated title page; register and pagination are continuous
  • A reissue of the 1649 edition, with cancel title page and added seventh part (quires 2G-2H)
  • Numerous errors in pagination
  • Annotation on Thomason copy: "March. 18 1651."; the 2 in the imprint date has been crossed out
  • Reproduction of the original in the British Library
Antecedent source
file reproduced from microform
Color
black and white
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
The second edition much inlarged.
Extent
1 online resource ([22], 12, [2], 13-211, [7], 215-232 p., [2] tables (one folded))
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
Level of compression
lossless
Other physical details
ill. (woodcuts)
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
CL0051000009
System control number
  • (OCoLC)607001443
  • (OCoLC)ocn607001443
Label
Urania practica : or, Practical astronomie : in VII parts, containing, I. An explanation of the vulgar notes used every year, with the order how to finde them for ever, in the Iulian and Gregorian accompts, both arithmetically and by new invented tables. II. An ephemeris for 19 years, beginning anno 1648, and ending anno 1667: ... III. An astrologicall treatise, shewing how to erect a figure, to judge of the effects of eclipses, and to finde the time when, and the place where, their effects will be most predominant. IV. The doctrine of the sphear or globe. V. An abreviate of geographie ... VI. Divers astronomicall tables of the altitude, azimuth, amplitude ... of the sun and fixed stars ... VII. The true and perfect description and use of the globes ... both geographicall and astronomicall. Unto which is added (for the benefit of sea-men) diverse rules and tables, of extraordinary use in navigation. All which rules, tables, and calculations, have been compared with the best approved authors and observations, and made more compendious then any hitherto bin publish- [sic] Nothing of this nature being extant in the English tongue. Calculated for the meridian of London., By Vincent Wing, and Will. Leybourn, practitioners in the mathematicks, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
  • The words "I. An explanation . geographicall and astronomicall." are bracketed together on title page
  • With an additional title page, engraved
  • The first leaf bears "The explanation of the frontispiece."
  • The seventh part has separate dated title page; register and pagination are continuous
  • A reissue of the 1649 edition, with cancel title page and added seventh part (quires 2G-2H)
  • Numerous errors in pagination
  • Annotation on Thomason copy: "March. 18 1651."; the 2 in the imprint date has been crossed out
  • Reproduction of the original in the British Library
Antecedent source
file reproduced from microform
Color
black and white
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
The second edition much inlarged.
Extent
1 online resource ([22], 12, [2], 13-211, [7], 215-232 p., [2] tables (one folded))
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
Level of compression
lossless
Other physical details
ill. (woodcuts)
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
CL0051000009
System control number
  • (OCoLC)607001443
  • (OCoLC)ocn607001443

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