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Title:A History of Marine Navigation with a Chapter on Modern Developments
Price:AUD$48.00 (about USD$32.90)
Book ID:SB00-0211525
Publisher:G. T. Foulis, Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, 1973
Binding:Blue Vinyl
Dust Jacket:Good
G. T. Foulis, 1973, Blue Vinyl, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First, Illustrated By: Photographic

XVI, 280 pages, includes bibliography, index. Text illustrated with line drawings, reproductions of maps, and black-and-white photographs (a total of 118 illustrations). Decorated dust jacket. The top edge of the text block is foxed. The creases of the dust jacket are slack, and the top edge of the dust jacket has a 1.25 inch tear at the top right-hand corner of the rear panel nearest the spine. The . "This book, describing the development of marine navigation from the earliest times to the present day, is written by a specialist for the delight of the layman and the appreciation of the sailor. The author first presents as a sink history of navigation, outlining the constant flow of new methods, new instruments, and new practices. Succeeding chapters deal in depth with crucial aspects of navigation, such as Direction, Speed and Distance, Instrument for Measuring Altitude, and Charts and Sailing Directions. His book, profusely illustrated with half tones and line drawings, also includes a chapter on modern developments especially written by Capt Leonard Holder, lecturer in navigation of the Liverpool Polytechnic College Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Ships & the Sea; ISBN: 0854291431. ISBN/EAN: 9780854291434. Inventory No: 0211525.
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