The Nautical Sextant download free [PDF and Ebook] by W J Morris

The Nautical Sextant download free [PDF and Ebook] by W J Morris year 2010
  • Book name: The Nautical Sextant
  • Author: W J Morris
  • Release date: 2010/3/21
  • Publisher: PARADISE CAY PUBLICATIONS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Reference
  • ISBN: 9780939837892
  • Rating: 7.65 of 10
  • Votes: 172
  • Review by: Emilia Legg
  • Review rating: 8.1 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/11
  • Total pages: 246
  • Includes a PDF summary of 25 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: The Nautical Sextant reveals in pictures, prose, and perspective the experience and knowledge gained by the author from years of acquiring, studying, and restoring sextants from earlier times and from around the world. This fascinating book owes much of its attraction to the expert description and photos of the mechanics of the sextants and their subassemblies. It is also the story of how different manufacturers, in different times and places, solved the same mechanical problems in different ways in order to perfect one of the most accurate mechanical devices ever produced by man. All of this is complemented by an historical overview to the current day, an overview which has never been published until now. The Nautical Sextant will be of particular value not only to navigators, but also to restorers, collectors, students of technology, curators, and sextant dealers. With its bibliography and extensive use of footnotes, this book will certainly become a classic in its field.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 14H57M53S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Encyclopaedias & Reference Works, Navigation & Seamanship, Ships & Shipping, Sailing, Reference Works
  • Available formats: MobiPocket, EPUB, DOC, WORD, TXT, PDF, DjVu, HTML. Compressed in ALZ, BZ, ZIP, RAR, ARC
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  • Format: Hardback
  • Approximate value: 44.61 USD
  • Dimensions: 178x262x23mm
  • Weight: 816g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: United Kingdom
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