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Longitude

Longitude

Dava Sobel

First published in 1996, Dava Sobel's story of an epic scientific quest - how to calculate longitude. The thorniest scientific problem of the day had occupied scientists and their patrons for the better part of two centuries until John Harrison dared to imagine a mechanical solution. The story encompasses astronomy, navigation and clockmaking.
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Title - Longitude

Edition -

Author - Dava Sobel

ISBN 13 - 9781857025026

Imprint - Fourth Estate Ltd

Publisher - HarperCollins Publishers

Date Published - 19/08/1996

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Binding Type - Hardback

Dimensions - 118 x 195 x mm

Weight - 270 g

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