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The Magnetism of Iron and Steel Ships: An explanation of the various ways in which it affects the compass

by Lyons, T. A. (Lieutenant-Commander, U.S. Navy)

Condition: Very Good

Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1884. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Size=6"x9.5". Data Tables, COLOR & B/W Ill. (full book description) Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C., 1884. 1st Edition VG, Hard Cover, No Dust Jacket. Size=6"x9.5", 123pgs. Data Tables, COLOR & B/W Ill. Cloth ribbed at bottom edges, small cloth mottling spots on front cover, o.w. clean & tight. NO ink names, bookplates etc. Corrections sheet tipped in at front free endpaper. Contents are in fine condition. Has large folding COLOR plates. [Naval Engineering; U.S. Navy; Military Papers; Military Research; Naval Research] SELLING WORLDWIDE SINCE 1987. WE ALWAYS PACK WITH GREAT CARE!
  • Bookseller: Ed Conroy Bookseller US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: CONROY138227I
  • Title: The Magnetism of Iron and Steel Ships: An explanation of the various ways in which it affects the compass
  • Author: Lyons, T. A. (Lieutenant-Commander, U.S. Navy)
  • Illustrator: Data Tables, COLOR & B/W Ill
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Government Printing Office
  • Place: Washington, D.C.
  • Date published: 1884
  • Keywords: TB 3/5, Naval Engineering, U.S. Navy, Military Papers, Military Research, Naval Research
  • Bookseller catalogs: U S Navy; Military Papers; Military Research;
  • Size: Size=6"x9.5"


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