7311 - The Quest for Longitude

ANDREWES William J.-H.

The Quest for Longitude traces the fascinating story of finding longitude at sea from about 1500, when voyages across the oceans began to increase sigificantly, to about 1790, when the marine chronometer had been developed as a reliable instrument by which longitude could be determined. Hundreds of illustrations and detailed studies including astronomy, cartography etc... Very rare.


437 pages

Edition : 1996

Langue : anglais

CHF 170.00