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Print (Letterpress) Pamphlet, A Description of the Use of the New Maritime Theodolite, or Azimuth Compass, by J. Dobbins, London, 1813

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Inventory Number: 13840
Object Type: print
Place Created: Whitechapel London England United Kingdom Europe
Subject Classification(s): Navigation Prints Collection  
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Primary Inscriptions: A Description of the use of the New Maritime Theodolite, or Azimuth Compass, Invented by J. Dobbins, R.N. London. Mitham, Printer, 67, Whitechapel. Pen annotation on verso. 'Dobbins New Maritime Theodolite or Azimuth Compass'. Postscript by Dobbins: "The annexed is a description of the use of a new-invented instrument, which, I trust, will be found useful at Sea. I, therefore, beg leave to creave your patronage in causing the Model to be laid before the Honourable Board of Longitude for their inspection, that scientific judgement may be passed upon it, to approve, or disapprove, of the utility of such an Instrument at Sea." J. Dobbins, R.N. 10, John Street, Adelphi, London. December 7, 1813.
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Material(s): Paper
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Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
323 198 mm

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