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The Marine Chronometer: Its History and Development
 

The Marine Chronometer: Its History and Development (Hardback)

By Cronin, John

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Maritime chronometers are rare and precious items, crafted with care and precision, to provide an accurate means of measuring time and determining longitude at sea. Developed in the eighteenth century, these beautiful instruments were produced for the next two hundred years to th...e same design, and played a significant role in the growth of maritime trade, ultimately helping to shape the world as we know it today.
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ISBN 9781847971852
Released NZ 20 Sep 2010
Publisher Publishers Distribution Ltd
Format Hardback
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Internationally sourced (OOS locally); ships 6-12 working days

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ISBN-13 9781847971852
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced (OOS locally); ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Publishers Distribution Ltd
Imprint The Crowood Press Ltd
Released 20 Sep 2010
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Hardback
Translated from Elamite
Author(s) By Cronin, John
Category Antique Clocks & Watches
Maritime History
Clocks & Chronometers
Number of Pages 112
Dimensions Width: 172mm
Height: 242mm
Spine: 13mm
Dewey Code 681.118
Weight 455g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text Antiques & Collectables
ONIX Text General/trade

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