The Quest for Longitude: The Proceedings of the Longitude Symposium, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, November 4-6, 1993

The Quest for Longitude: The Proceedings of the Longitude Symposium, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, November 4-6, 1993

by William J. H. Andrewes
     
 

ISBN-10: 0964432900

ISBN-13: 9780964432901

Pub. Date: 10/15/1996

Publisher: Collection of Historical Scientific Instruments

The Quest for Longitude is a book for students and for teachers, for collectors and for scholars, and for the thousands of people who, having enjoyed Sobel's Longitude, desire a well-illustrated reference that describes in detail the many fascinating devices and the intriguing characters who, by solving the ancient problem of finding longitude at sea, changed the

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The Quest for Longitude is a book for students and for teachers, for collectors and for scholars, and for the thousands of people who, having enjoyed Sobel's Longitude, desire a well-illustrated reference that describes in detail the many fascinating devices and the intriguing characters who, by solving the ancient problem of finding longitude at sea, changed the world forever. 250 illustrations, 120 in color.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780964432901
Publisher:
Collection of Historical Scientific Instruments
Publication date:
10/15/1996
Pages:
437
Product dimensions:
8.86(w) x 11.28(h) x 1.47(d)

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