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By Sobel, Dava; Andrewes, William J. H.
To meet reader demand, here is an illustrated version of a universally acclaimed work published in 1995. 110 color and 73 b&w illustrations. Ties in to a PBS NOVA documentary airing in October.
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Edited by Andrewes, William J. H.
The Quest for Longitude is described by David Sobel, author of Longitude, as the definitive work on the history of finding longitude at sea. This wonderfully illustrated volume, which includes the work of twenty experts including Alistair Cooke, relates this remarkable story with...in the context of several disciplines, including astronomy, cartography, mathematics, navigation, science, and time.Read more
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