Sextant

Author: David Barrie
Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks
ISBN: 9780062279354
Size: 74.14 MB
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In the tradition of Dava Sobel's Longitude comes this dramatic tale of invention and discovery—an eloquent elegy to one of the most important navigational instruments ever created, and to the daring mariners who used it to explore, ...

Sextant

Author: David Barrie
Publisher: William Collins
ISBN: 9780007516582
Size: 36.94 MB
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This is the dramatic story of an instrument that changed history.

The Voyage Of The Cormorant

Author: Christian Beamish
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781938340666
Size: 38.72 MB
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Christian Beamish, a former editor at The Surfer's Journal, envisioned a low-tech, self-reliant exploration for surf along the coast of North America, using primarily clothes and instruments available to his ancestors, and the 18-foot boat ...

Longitude

Author: Dava Sobel
Publisher: HarperCollins UK
ISBN: 0007382006
Size: 32.55 MB
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The dramatic human story of an epic scientific quest: the search for the solution of how to calculate longitude and the unlikely triumph of an English genius. With a Foreword by Neil Armstrong.

Cowboys And Indies

Author: Gareth Murphy
Publisher: Serpent's Tail
ISBN: 1782831592
Size: 57.58 MB
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COWBOYS AND INDIES is the story of the 'record men' - the mavericks and moguls who have shaped the music industry from the first sound machines of the 1850s through to today's digital streams.

Ships Clocks And Stars

Author: Richard Dunn
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0062357174
Size: 79.61 MB
Format: PDF
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A tale of eighteenth-century invention and competition, commerce and conflict, this is a lively, illustrated, and accurate chronicle of the search to solve “the longitude problem,” the question of how to determine a ship’s position at ...

Chic And Simple Wedding Planner And Organizer

Author: Elizabeth Lluch
Publisher: WS Publishing Group
ISBN: 1936061333
Size: 62.90 MB
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This book combines expert wedding-planning tools and information in a modern, convenient size that makes this the perfect planner to bring when meeting with a wedding coordinator, to vendor appointments, and more.

Adrift

Author: Steven Callahan
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780547526560
Size: 13.83 MB
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In some ways the model for the new wave of adventure books, Adrift is an undeniable seafaring classic, a riveting firsthand account by the only man known to have survived more than a month alone at sea, fighting for his life in an ...

Who Discovered America

Author: Gavin Menzies
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0062236776
Size: 58.44 MB
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A maverick scholar, Menzies has made a riveting new contribution to the story of humanity's earliest explorers, revealing the truth behind one of history's most fascinating questions: Who discovered America?

The Lost Mandate Of Heaven

Author: Geoffrey Shaw
Publisher: Ignatius Press
ISBN: 1681496860
Size: 20.57 MB
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The commonly held view runs contrary to the above assertion by military historian Geoffrey Shaw.