By Rupert T Gould
London   The Holland Press
9" by 6" (4), xvi, 287pp.
A very neat edition of this educational work discussing to creation and development of a marine timekeeper.
By Rupert T Gould

1978 Marine Chronometer: Its History and Development

London   The Holland Press
9" by 6" (4), xvi, 287pp.
A very neat edition of this educational work discussing to creation and development of a marine timekeeper.
£95.00
: 0.75kgs / : 846T55

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Illustrated, Original Binding, Publishers' Original Binding, With Dustwrapper

Reprinted edition. First published in 1923. Illustrated throughout. A detailed study on the development of the chronometer, a portable timekeeping device of great accuracy. This device is predominantly used for determining longitude while at sea. Written by Lieutenant-Commander Rupert Thomas Gould, a member of the British Royal Navy noted for his contributions to horology.

Condition

In the original blue cloth binding. Externally, excellent with minor bumping to the extremities. Original unclipped dust wrapper also very smart with light shelf wear. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and clean throughout.

Near Fine

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