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The Resource Sextant : a voyage guided by the stars and the men who mapped the world's oceans, David Barrie

Sextant : a voyage guided by the stars and the men who mapped the world's oceans, David Barrie

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Sextant : a voyage guided by the stars and the men who mapped the world's oceans
Title
Sextant
Title remainder
a voyage guided by the stars and the men who mapped the world's oceans
Statement of responsibility
David Barrie
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In the tradition of Dava Sobel's 'Longitude' comes sailing expert David Barrie's compelling and dramatic tale of invention and discovery - an eloquent elegy to one of the most important navigational instruments ever created, and the daring mariners who used it to explore, conquer, and map the world
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Barrie, David
Dewey number
910.45
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Barrie, David
  • Nautical astronomy
  • Sextant
  • Navigation
  • Voyages around the world
Target audience
adult
Label
Sextant : a voyage guided by the stars and the men who mapped the world's oceans, David Barrie
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Content category
  • cartographic image
  • text
  • still image
Control code
000052677587
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
348 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780007516568
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Other physical details
illustrations (some colour), maps, portraits
Label
Sextant : a voyage guided by the stars and the men who mapped the world's oceans, David Barrie
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Content category
  • cartographic image
  • text
  • still image
Control code
000052677587
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
348 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780007516568
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Other physical details
illustrations (some colour), maps, portraits

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