|Title:||The Quest for Longitude: The Proceedings of the Longitude Symposium Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts November 4-6, 1993|
|Categories:||The Walter Cronkite Collection|
|Authors:||Longitude Symposium (1993 Harvard University), William J. H. Andrewes|
|Publisher:||Collection of Histroic Scientific|
|Number of pages:||437|
The Quest for Longitude is a book for students and for teachers, for collectors and for scholars, and for the thousands of people who, having enjoyed Sobel's Longitude, desire a well-illustrated reference that describes in detail the many fascinating devices and the intriguing characters who, by solving the ancient problem of finding longitude at sea, changed the world forever. 250 illustrations, 120 in color.