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A History of Marine Navigation with a Chapter on Modern Developments by  Leonard Capt  W. E. & Holder - First Edition - 1973 - from Syber's Books ABN 15 100 960 047 (SKU: 0211525)

A History of Marine Navigation with a Chapter on Modern Developments

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A History of Marine Navigation with a Chapter on Modern Developments

by MAY, W. E. & Holder, Leonard Capt

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ISBN 10
0854291431
ISBN 13
9780854291434
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G. T. Foulis, Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, 1973. First Edition. Blue Vinyl. Good/Good. Illustrator: 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. . 9780854291434

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Bookseller
Syber's Books ABN 15 100 960 047 AU (AU)
Bookseller Inventory #
0211525
Title
A History of Marine Navigation with a Chapter on Modern Developments
Author
MAY, W. E. & Holder, Leonard Capt
Illustrator
Photographic
Format/binding
Blue Vinyl
Book condition
Used - Good
Jacket condition
Good
Quantity available
1
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0854291431
ISBN 13
9780854291434
Publisher
G. T. Foulis
Place of Publication
Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire
Date published
1973
Keywords
BZDB2 sailing, Navigation Ships & the Sea; A History of Marine Navigation with a Chapter on Modern Developments

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General secondhand dealers, with 3 cats.We have two shops, 38 Chapel Street Windsor, Victoria 03 9530 2222 ( open 7 days Midday 'til 5.30 PM)And the other at 668 Glen Huntly Road Caulfield South 61 3 9523 6686 ( Closed some Thursdays ) open 11:00 am - 5.00 pm-ish the other 6 days. We seem to specialize in non mainstream stuff but read and stock Science-fiction, fantasy, detective fiction, history, biography and true crime, war, natural history. cooking, children's books and try to avoid current text books.We probably have the largest collection of Science Fiction, Penguins and general crime in Victoria in an open shop ( David has 14 bookcases 900mm x 2200mm of sf and f) ( Penny has 8 bookcases 1200mm x 2400 of sf and f )On shelf each shop has 30,000 plus books

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