The illustrated longitude

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Fourth Estate, Nov 4, 1999 - Antiques & Collectibles - 216 pages
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Review: The Illustrated Longitude: The True Story of a Lone Genius Who Solved the Greatest Scientific Problem of His Time

User Review  - Greg J. - Goodreads

A breezy, thoroughly illustrated overview of John Harrison/the Longitude prize. Worth picking up just for ornate technical drawings. Read full review

Review: The Illustrated Longitude: The True Story of a Lone Genius Who Solved the Greatest Scientific Problem of His Time

User Review  - Maggie Maxfield - Goodreads

I want to write like Dava Sobel. She has translated historical scientific jargon and personal documents into a riveting story about maps! I didn't even care about maps and she somehow made me feel like this is the best book I've read all year. That's talent. Read full review

Contents

Imaginary Lines
1
The Sea Before Time
19
Adrift in a Clockwork Universe
29
Copyright

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