Sextant

Author: David Barrie
Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks
ISBN: 9780062279354
Size: 69.63 MB
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In the tradition of Dava Sobel's Longitude comes this dramatic tale of invention and discovery—an eloquent elegy to one of the most important navigational instruments ever created, and to the daring mariners who used it to explore, ...

The Voyage Of The Cormorant

Author: Christian Beamish
Publisher: Patagonia
ISBN: 1938340116
Size: 24.96 MB
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Christian Beamish, a former editor at The Surfer’s Journal, envisioned a low-tech, self-reliant exploration for surf along the coast of North America, using primarily clothes and instruments available to his ancestors, and the 18-foot ...

Sextant

Author: David Barrie
Publisher: William Collins
ISBN: 9780007516582
Size: 51.46 MB
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This is the dramatic story of an instrument that changed history.

Longitude

Author: Dava Sobel
Publisher: HarperCollins UK
ISBN: 0007382006
Size: 40.22 MB
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The dramatic human story of an epic scientific quest: the search for the solution of how to calculate longitude and the unlikely triumph of an English genius. With a Foreword by Neil Armstrong.

Ships Clocks And Stars

Author: Richard Dunn
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0062357174
Size: 51.15 MB
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A tale of eighteenth-century invention and competition, commerce and conflict, this is a lively, illustrated, and accurate chronicle of the search to solve “the longitude problem,” the question of how to determine a ship’s position at ...

Nathaniel S Nutmeg

Author: Giles Milton
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
ISBN: 1466873477
Size: 61.50 MB
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Written with the flair of a historical sea novel but based on rigorous research, Giles Milton's Nathaniel's Nutmeg is a brilliant adventure story by Giles Milton, a writer who has been hailed as the "new Bruce Chatwin" (Mail on Sunday).

Cowboys And Indies

Author: Gareth Murphy
Publisher: Serpent's Tail
ISBN: 1782831592
Size: 33.40 MB
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COWBOYS AND INDIES is the story of the 'record men' - the mavericks and moguls who have shaped the music industry from the first sound machines of the 1850s through to today's digital streams.

The History Of Seafaring

Author: Donald Johnson
Publisher: Anova Books
ISBN: 9781844860401
Size: 52.60 MB
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Royal prestige, intellectual curiosity, and territorial expansion all propelled mankind to undertake perilous voyages across unpredictable oceans. This large and lavishly illustrated volume brings that history of seafaring to life.

Song Of The Sirens

Author: Ernest K. Gann
Publisher: Sheridan House, Inc.
ISBN: 9781574090925
Size: 58.76 MB
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Song of the Sirens is a classic. Newsweek

Strickberger S Evolution

Author: Brian K. Hall
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 1449614841
Size: 22.42 MB
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Now with a new full color design and art program, the Fifth Edition of Strickberger's Evolution is updated with the latest data and updates from the field.