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Journal of a Voyage to The East Indies in the Ship Grenville, Captain Burnet Abercombie, in the year 1775
|Catalogue no: 1481|
|Dewey No:||Subject(s): Courtenay Ilbert Archive|
|Author(s): Alexander Dalrymple|
|Total pages: 29||Illustrations: 0||Language(s): English||Publication date: c.1776|
|Dimensions: 220mm x 170mm||Condition: Good|
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Bound in paper covers.
Consists of a series of pull-out charts detailing such things as latitude and longitude and weather reports.
On p. 390 is a brief paragraph on the method of determining longitude; "The correct longitude from Greenwich deduced from the time-keeper corrected by the sight of lands ..." etc.
|Room location: Library Extension||Cabinet: F||Shelf: 5|
|Search terms: Chronometers, Related Subjects|
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