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GREENWICH TIME: AND THE DISCOVERY OF THE LONGITUDE Derek Howse 1980 1st ed Hardcover DJ Fine 2 Copies Available
By Howse, Derek
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London, 1980, 1st edition. 254 pp, b/w photos, maps and diagrams, bibliography, notes and index. Red cloth hardcover with dust jacket. May have former owner's RSM on front end paper and/or edge wear to dust jacket. Fine condition overall.

This is the story of Greenwich Time from 1676 when it began to be used by two astronomers in the newly founded Royal Observatory, to the present day.

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