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The Resource The illustrated longitude : [the true story of a lone genius who solved the greatest scientific problem of his time], Dava Sobel and William J.H. Andrewes

The illustrated longitude : [the true story of a lone genius who solved the greatest scientific problem of his time], Dava Sobel and William J.H. Andrewes

Label
The illustrated longitude : [the true story of a lone genius who solved the greatest scientific problem of his time]
Title
The illustrated longitude
Title remainder
[the true story of a lone genius who solved the greatest scientific problem of his time]
Statement of responsibility
Dava Sobel and William J.H. Andrewes
Title variation
Longitude
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
TnLvILS
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Sobel, Dava
Dewey number
  • 526/.62/09
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
QB225
LC item number
.S63 2003
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1950-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Sobel, Dava
  • Andrewes, William J. H.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Harrison, John
  • Longitude
  • Chronometers
  • Clock and watch makers
Label
The illustrated longitude : [the true story of a lone genius who solved the greatest scientific problem of his time], Dava Sobel and William J.H. Andrewes
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Subtitle from cover
  • Original publication and copyright date: 1998
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 214) and index
Contents
Imaginary lines -- The sea before time -- Adrift in a clockwork universe -- Time in a bottle -- Powder of sympathy -- The prize -- Cogmaker's journal -- The grasshopper goes to sea -- Hands on Heaven's clock -- The diamond timekeeper -- Trial by fire and water -- A tale of two portraits -- The second voyage of Captain James Cook -- The mass production of genius -- In the Meridian courtyard
Control code
in900135136
Dimensions
26 cm.
Edition
1st pbk. ed.
Extent
216 p.
Isbn
9780802775931
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), maps (chiefly col.)
Label
The illustrated longitude : [the true story of a lone genius who solved the greatest scientific problem of his time], Dava Sobel and William J.H. Andrewes
Publication
Note
  • Subtitle from cover
  • Original publication and copyright date: 1998
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 214) and index
Contents
Imaginary lines -- The sea before time -- Adrift in a clockwork universe -- Time in a bottle -- Powder of sympathy -- The prize -- Cogmaker's journal -- The grasshopper goes to sea -- Hands on Heaven's clock -- The diamond timekeeper -- Trial by fire and water -- A tale of two portraits -- The second voyage of Captain James Cook -- The mass production of genius -- In the Meridian courtyard
Control code
in900135136
Dimensions
26 cm.
Edition
1st pbk. ed.
Extent
216 p.
Isbn
9780802775931
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), maps (chiefly col.)

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