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Longitude by  Dava Sobel - Paperback - 1998 - from YesterYear Books (SKU: 011957)

Longitude

Longitude by  Dava Sobel - Paperback - 1998 - from YesterYear Books (SKU: 011957)

Longitude

by Sobel, Dava

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  • near fine
Condition
Near Fine
ISBN 10
1841153176
ISBN 13
9781841153179
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London: Fourth Estate, 1998. The true story of John Harrison, a lone genius who solved the greatest scientific problem of his time. Unread copy with slightest edgewear - 184 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. . Paper Back. Near Fine. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

Synopsis

The True Story of a Lone Genius Who Solved the Greatest Scientific Problem of His Time.“No novelist could improve on the elements of Dava Sobel’s Longitude. . . a book as intricate and elegant as one of [Harrison’s] own magnificent timepieces” – Newsweek“[Ms Sobel] has a remarkable ability to tell a story with clarity and perfect pacing. . . This is a gem of a book.” – Christopher Lehmantn-Haupt, The New York Times“She offers us nothing, in short, but measured, nearly perfect story, and extraordinary book” – Washington Post Book World“Anyone with an interest in history or inthings maritime should consider Longitude. This fascinating volume. . . brings alive the 18th century.” – USA Today

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Bookseller
YesterYear Books GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
011957
Title
Longitude
Author
Sobel, Dava
Format/binding
Book condition
Used - Near Fine
Binding
Paperback
ISBN 10
1841153176
ISBN 13
9781841153179
Publisher
Fourth Estate
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1998
Keywords
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Size
12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall

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We are a small family run internet bookshop. We have built a quality collection of out-of-print and hard-to-find titles as well as the classics of literature and some interesting articles of local history and military books.We post every weekday & sometimes on Saturday. We can also post via Special Delivery for guaranteed next day delivery - - please give us a call on 01582 655038 if your order is urgent.Best wishes,Sara & Tony Williams

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