Book/Printed Material M. Blundeuile his exercises : containing eight treatises, the titles whereof are set down in the next printed page : which treatises are very necessarie to be read and learned of all young gentlemen, that haue not beene exercised in such disciplines, and yet are desirous to haue knowledge as well in cosmographie, astronomie, and geographie, as also in the art of nauigation, in which art it is impossible to profite without the helpe of these, or such like instructions : to the furtherance of which art of nauigation, the said M. Blundeuile specially wrote the said treatises ... M. Blvndevile his exercises / M. Blundevile his exercises

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Title
M. Blundeuile his exercises : containing eight treatises, the titles whereof are set down in the next printed page : which treatises are very necessarie to be read and learned of all young gentlemen, that haue not beene exercised in such disciplines, and yet are desirous to haue knowledge as well in cosmographie, astronomie, and geographie, as also in the art of nauigation, in which art it is impossible to profite without the helpe of these, or such like instructions : to the furtherance of which art of nauigation, the said M. Blundeuile specially wrote the said treatises ...
Other Title
M. Blvndevile his exercises
M. Blundevile his exercises
Translated Title
m. blvndevile his exercises
m. blundevile his exercises
Contributor Names
blundeville, thomas, fl. 1561.
Created / Published
London : Imprinted by William Stansby, 1613.
Contents
The treatise of arithmeticke ... -- A briefe description of the tables of three speciall right lines belonging to a circle, called signes, lines tangent, and lines secant ... -- A plaine treatise of the first principles of cosmographie, and specially of the spheare, representing the shape of the whole world ... -- A plaine description of Mercator his two globes ... -- A plaine and full description of Petrus Plancius his vniuersall map ... put forth in ... 1592 ... -- A very briefe and most plaine description of Master Blagraue his astrolabe, which he calleth the mathematicall iewell ... -- A new and necessarie treatise of nauigation ... -- A brief description of vniversall maps and cardes, and of their vse : and also the vse of Ptolemy his tables ...
Subject Headings
-  astronomy
-  arithmetic
-  trigonometry
-  early maps
Notes
-  Each treatise, except that on arithmetic, has a special title page.
-  Signatures: A-3B 3C (-C5,6,7,8+chi♯) 3D-3E .
-  The chi cancellans signed "Bbb3", "Bbb4".
-  Pages 761-768 on cancellans foliated 371, 372, 375, 374.
-  Kraus, H.P. Sir Francis Drake, no. 36
-  STC (2nd ed.) 3149
-  One of the folded plates is a table.
-  Mounted ill. on p. 775.
-  Three volvelles (p. 315, 720, 744).
-  The treatise of arithmeticke ... -- A briefe description of the tables of three speciall right lines belonging to a circle, called signes, lines tangent, and lines secant ... -- A plaine treatise of the first principles of cosmographie, and specially of the spheare, representing the shape of the whole world ... -- A plaine description of Mercator his two globes ... -- A plaine and full description of Petrus Plancius his vniuersall map ... put forth in ... 1592 ... -- A very briefe and most plaine description of Master Blagraue his astrolabe, which he calleth the mathematicall iewell ... -- A new and necessarie treatise of nauigation ... -- A brief description of vniversall maps and cardes, and of their vse : and also the vse of Ptolemy his tables ...
-  LC copy imperfect: one volvelle is wanting its pointer. DLC
-  LC copy has inscriptions: William Leeson, Danil. Kyrk 1667, C. Command 1634, Tho Morley, Mr. [?]watt 1800, Mrs. Thompson 1820, M. Markfisher, Elth. Thompson. Dealer's description mounted on p. [2] of cover; H.P. Kraus description, laid in. An additional detached copy of p. 719-177 laid in. DLC
-  LC copy is gift of Hans P. and Hanni Kraus. DLC
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
Medium
[16], 799, [1] p. (1st leaf blank), [4] folded leaves of plates : ill., 1 map (woodcuts) ; 20 cm. (4to)
Call Number/Physical Location
QB41 .B598
QB41 .B598 Copy 2 Has inscriptions: J.R. Jarvis 1867, John Hudson 1739, George Wilson, Thomas Lund, John Mosey, John Greenleafe. Ms. leaf tipped onto p. [2] of cover. Misbound: p. 291-292 bound in between 744-745. First blank wanting. Imperfect: p. [1-4], [15-16] in front, p. 1-2, 241-290, 301-302, 309-310, 315-316, 319-354, 359-362, 367-432, 641-704, and all after p. 784 wanting. Three folded plates, mounted ill. on p. 775 and pointer of volvelle on p. 720 wanting.
Digital Id
rbdk d036 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.rbc/rbdk.d036
Library of Congress Control Number
64058795
Online Format
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Description
Each treatise, except that on arithmetic, has a special title page. Signatures: A-3B⁸ 3C⁸(-C5,6,7,8+chi⁴) 3D-3E⁸. The chi cancellans signed "Bbb3", "Bbb4". Pages 761-768 on cancellans foliated 371, 372, 375, 374. Kraus, H.P. Sir Francis Drake, no. 36 STC (2nd ed.) 3149 ESTC S102703 One of the folded plates is a table. Mounted ill. on p. 775. Three volvelles (p. 315, 720, 744). LC copy imperfect: one volvelle is wanting its pointer. LC copy has inscriptions: William Leeson, Danil. Kyrk 1667, C. Command 1634, Tho Morley, Mr. [?]watt 1800, Mrs. Thompson 1820, M. Markfisher, Elth. Thompson. Dealer's description mounted on p. [2] of cover; H.P. Kraus description, laid in. An additional detached copy of p. 719-177 laid in. LC copy is gift of Hans P. and Hanni Kraus. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Special Files Project; vb59 11-19-2007
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Blundeville, Thomas, Fl. 1561. M. Blundeuile his exercises: containing eight treatises, the titles whereof are set down in the next printed page: which treatises are very necessarie to be read and learned of all young gentlemen, that haue not beene exercised in such disciplines, and yet are desirous to haue knowledge as well in cosmographie, astronomie, and geographie, as also in the art of nauigation, in which art it is impossible to profite without the helpe of these, or such like instructions: to the furtherance of which art of nauigation, the said M. Blundeuile specially wrote the said treatises. London: Imprinted by William Stansby, 1613. Image. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/64058795/. (Accessed April 26, 2017.)

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Blundeville, T. (1613) M. Blundeuile his exercises: containing eight treatises, the titles whereof are set down in the next printed page: which treatises are very necessarie to be read and learned of all young gentlemen, that haue not beene exercised in such disciplines, and yet are desirous to haue knowledge as well in cosmographie, astronomie, and geographie, as also in the art of nauigation, in which art it is impossible to profite without the helpe of these, or such like instructions: to the furtherance of which art of nauigation, the said M. Blundeuile specially wrote the said treatises. London: Imprinted by William Stansby. [Image] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/64058795/.

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Blundeville, Thomas, Fl. 1561. M. Blundeuile his exercises: containing eight treatises, the titles whereof are set down in the next printed page: which treatises are very necessarie to be read and learned of all young gentlemen, that haue not beene exercised in such disciplines, and yet are desirous to haue knowledge as well in cosmographie, astronomie, and geographie, as also in the art of nauigation, in which art it is impossible to profite without the helpe of these, or such like instructions: to the furtherance of which art of nauigation, the said M. Blundeuile specially wrote the said treatises. London: Imprinted by William Stansby, 1613. Image. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/64058795/>.