L'avvincente storia della determinazione della longitudine in mare, in uno stile chiaro e avvincente. Imprescindibile poi la visita di Greenwich.
When cartographer is at a conference and visits a book store, which has this book on display, then cartographer must buy and read this excellent work. Gave it to someone else to read even before I could write a review!
Astronomers versus horolgists, a theoretical vs a practical apporach to determining longitude.
I guess it addresses a reader that is more interested than me in these matters, so I found it a little boring.
Come to think of it, I didn't buy the book. It was a gift....Continua