Bowditch



Nathaniel, 1773–1838, U.S. mathematician, astronomer, and navigator.
a handbook of navigation, American Practical Navigator, originally prepared by N. Bowditch and published since 1802 in a series of editions.
Historical Examples

Lectures in Navigation Ernest Gallaudet Draper
Lectures in Navigation Ernest Gallaudet Draper
The Underground Railroad William Still
Lectures in Navigation Ernest Gallaudet Draper
Lectures in Navigation Ernest Gallaudet Draper
Lectures in Navigation Ernest Gallaudet Draper
Lectures in Navigation Ernest Gallaudet Draper
Lectures in Navigation Ernest Gallaudet Draper
Homeward Bound James Fenimore Cooper
Celebrated Travels and Travellers Jules Verne

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